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14 Feb 2007
How tall is an elephant? Two methods for estimating elephant height
F. Della Rocca
Web Ecol., 7, 1–10, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-1-2007,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-1-2007, 2007 | 4,562 views
04 Jun 2008
Plotting partial correlation and regression in ecological studies
J. Moya-Laraño and G. Corcobado
Web Ecol., 8, 35–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-35-2008,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-35-2008, 2008 | 3,943 views
02 Mar 2007
Shape and growth in European Atlantic Patella limpets (Gastropoda, Mollusca). Ecological implications for survival
J. Paulo Cabral
Web Ecol., 7, 11–21, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-11-2007,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-11-2007, 2007 | 3,732 views
01 Jul 2013
Diversity did not influence soil water use of tree clusters in a temperate mixed forest
M. Meißner, M. Köhler, and D. Hölscher
Web Ecol., 13, 31–42, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-31-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-31-2013, 2013 | 3,583 views
04 Jan 2013
Better in the dark: two Mediterranean amphibians synchronize reproduction with moonlit nights
L. Vignoli and L. Luiselli
Web Ecol., 13, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-1-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-1-2013, 2013 | 2,950 views
19 Dec 2014
Comment on "Opinion paper: Forest management and biodiversity": the role of protected areas is greater than the sum of its number of species
M. Mikoláš, M. Svoboda, V. Pouska, R. C. Morrissey, D. C. Donato, W. S. Keeton, T. A. Nagel, V. D. Popescu, J. Müller, C. Bässler, J. Knorn, L. Rozylowicz, C. M. Enescu, V. Trotsiuk, P. Janda, H. Mrhalová, Z. Michalová, F. Krumm, and D. Kraus
Web Ecol., 14, 61–64, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-61-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-61-2014, 2014 | 2,828 views
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07 Mar 2014
Opinion Paper: Forest management and biodiversity
E. D. Schulze, L. Bouriaud, H. Bussler, M. Gossner, H. Walentowski, D. Hessenmöller, O. Bouriaud, and K. v. Gadow
Web Ecol., 14, 3–10, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-3-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-3-2014, 2014 | 2,638 views
02 May 2012
Millipede and centipede (Myriapoda: Diplopoda, Chilopoda) assemblages in secondary succession: variance and abundance in Western German beech and coniferous forests as compared to fallow ground
A. Schreiner, P. Decker, K. Hannig, and A. Schwerk
Web Ecol., 12, 9–17, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-9-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-9-2012, 2012 | 2,604 views
13 Dec 2013
Community concepts in plant ecology: from Humboldtian plant geography to the superorganism and beyond
M. Nicolson
Web Ecol., 13, 95–102, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-95-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-95-2013, 2013 | 2,582 views
10 Mar 2010
Judging the quality of our research: a self-assessment test
L. W. Aarssen, C. J. Lortie, and A. E. Budden
Web Ecol., 10, 23–26, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-23-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-23-2010, 2010 | 2,518 views
08 Dec 2017
The ecology of subindividual variability in plants: patterns, processes, and prospects
Carlos M. Herrera
Web Ecol., 17, 51–64, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-51-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-51-2017, 2017 | 2,420 views
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02 Jul 2008
Life at the margin: the mating system of Mediterranean conifers
G. Restoux, D. E. Silva, F. Sagnard, F. Torre, E. Klein, and B. Fady
Web Ecol., 8, 94–102, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-94-2008,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-94-2008, 2008 | 2,205 views
21 Dec 2009
The potential for misleading correlations in single-factor analysis of complex gradients
W.-M. He and R. M. Callaway
Web Ecol., 9, 77–81, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-77-2009,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-77-2009, 2009 | 2,115 views
22 Jul 2014
Ecological boundaries: a derivative of ecological entities
J. Kolasa
Web Ecol., 14, 27–37, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-27-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-27-2014, 2014 | 1,968 views
04 May 2015
Monitoring arthropods in protected grasslands: comparing pitfall trapping, quadrat sampling and video monitoring
J. G. Zaller, G. Kerschbaumer, R. Rizzoli, A. Tiefenbacher, E. Gruber, and H. Schedl
Web Ecol., 15, 15–23, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-15-15-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-15-15-2015, 2015 | 1,964 views
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20 Sep 2010
A systematic review of the recent ecological literature on cushion plants: champions of plant facilitation
A. M. Reid, L. J. Lamarque, and C. J. Lortie
Web Ecol., 10, 44–49, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-44-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-44-2010, 2010 | 1,871 views
15 Feb 2001
"Towards establishing ecology as a science instead of an art": the work of John T. Curtis on the plant community continuum
M. Nicolson
Web Ecol., 2, 1–6, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-2-1-2001,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-2-1-2001, 2001 | 1,865 views
03 Dec 2003
Trends in the evolution of ecology: “Spain is different”
A. Cordero Rivera
Web Ecol., 4, 14–21, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-4-14-2003,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-4-14-2003, 2003 | 1,814 views
01 Oct 2012
The soil-plant relationship of nitrogen use in three tropical tree species
E. F. L. Pereira-Silva, E. Hardt, and A. O. Fernandes
Web Ecol., 12, 57–64, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-57-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-57-2012, 2012 | 1,781 views
13 May 2013
Prevalence, statistical thresholds, and accuracy assessment for species distribution models
B. B. Hanberry and H. S. He
Web Ecol., 13, 13–19, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-13-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-13-2013, 2013 | 1,771 views
11 Feb 2016
Impacts of land-use intensification on litter decomposition in western Kenya
G. H. Kagezi, M. Kaib, P. Nyeko, C. Bakuneeta, M. Schädler, J. Stadler, and R. Brandl
Web Ecol., 16, 51–58, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-16-51-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-16-51-2016, 2016 | 1,765 views
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15 Jan 2018
Leaf litter is essential for seed survival of the endemic endangered tree Pouteria splendens (Sapotaceae) from central Chile
Gastón Javier Sotes, Ramiro Osciel Bustamante, and Carolina Andrea Henríquez
Web Ecol., 18, 1–5, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-1-2018, 2018 | 1,742 views
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04 Jun 2009
Mediterranean-climate oak savannas: the interplay between abiotic environment and species interactions
T. Marañón, F. I. Pugnaire, and R. M. Callaway
Web Ecol., 9, 30–43, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-30-2009,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-30-2009, 2009 | 1,737 views
06 Sep 2011
Helminth community structure and diet of three Afrotropical anuran species: a test of the interactive-versus-isolationist parasite communities hypothesis
G. C. Akani, L. Luiselli, C. C. Amuzie, and G. N. Wokem
Web Ecol., 11, 11–19, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-11-11-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-11-11-2011, 2011 | 1,719 views
04 Jul 2012
Macro-habitat preferences by the African manatee and crocodiles – ecological and conservation implications
L. Luiselli, G. C. Akani, N. Ebere, F. M. Angelici, G. Amori, and E. Politano
Web Ecol., 12, 39–48, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-39-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-39-2012, 2012 | 1,694 views
21 May 2012
Slow and fast development in ladybirds: occurrence, effects and significance
G. Mishra and Omkar
Web Ecol., 12, 19–26, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-19-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-19-2012, 2012 | 1,658 views
19 May 2017
Sand quarry wetlands provide high-quality habitat for native amphibians
Michael Sievers
Web Ecol., 17, 19–27, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-19-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-19-2017, 2017 | 1,620 views
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04 Mar 2009
The shape of occupancy distributions in plant communities: the importance of artefactual effects
P. M. Kammer and C. M. Vonlanthen
Web Ecol., 9, 8–23, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-8-2009,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-8-2009, 2009 | 1,591 views
29 Jan 2018
Heat shock and plant leachates regulate seed germination of the endangered carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum
Susana Gómez-González, Maria Paniw, Kamila Antunes, and Fernando Ojeda
Web Ecol., 18, 7–13, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-7-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-7-2018, 2018 | 1,565 views
16 Mar 2018
Cumulative effects of transgenerational induction on plant palatability to generalist and specialist herbivores
Isabelle P. Neylan, Rodolfo Dirzo, and Mar Sobral
Web Ecol., 18, 41–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-41-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-41-2018, 2018 | 1,563 views
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21 May 2002
Seasonal variation of the water quality of rivers and streams of eastern Mediterranean
M. Lazaridou-Dimitriadou
Web Ecol., 3, 20–32, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-3-20-2002,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-3-20-2002, 2002 | 1,550 views
24 May 2002
An assessment of wildlife road casulties – the potential discrepancy between numbers counted and numbers killed
F. M. Slater
Web Ecol., 3, 33–42, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-3-33-2002,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-3-33-2002, 2002 | 1,543 views
15 Feb 2010
Germination traits of three weed species in Kosovo
A. Mehmeti, A. Demaj, and R. Waldhardt
Web Ecol., 10, 15–22, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-15-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-15-2010, 2010 | 1,541 views
27 May 2009
The “beer vs. science” affair: illuminating drawbacks of current ecology
T. Grim
Web Ecol., 9, 24–29, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-24-2009,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-24-2009, 2009 | 1,516 views
07 Sep 2018
Production of synthetic tetraploids as a tool for polyploid research
Mariana Castro, Sílvia Castro, and João Loureiro
Web Ecol., 18, 129–141, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-129-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-129-2018, 2018 | 1,492 views
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08 Jul 2013
Rural–urban gradient and land use in a millenary metropolis: how urbanization affects avian functional groups and the role of old villas in bird assemblage patterning
L. Vignoli, S. Scirè, and M. A. Bologna
Web Ecol., 13, 49–67, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-49-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-49-2013, 2013 | 1,489 views
26 Apr 2018
Are post-dispersed seeds of Eucalyptus globulus predated in the introduced range? Evidence from an experiment in Portugal
Ernesto Deus, Joaquim S. Silva, Hélia Marchante, Elizabete Marchante, and Catarina Félix
Web Ecol., 18, 67–79, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-67-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-67-2018, 2018 | 1,453 views
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31 Dec 2006
Evergreen sclerophyllous Quercus forests in northwestern Yunnan, China as compared to the Mediterranean evergreen Quercus forests in California, USA and northeastern Spain
C. Q. Tang
Web Ecol., 6, 88–101, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-6-88-2006,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-6-88-2006, 2006 | 1,453 views
13 Jun 2012
Invasive acacias experience higher ant seed removal rates at the invasion edges
D. Montesinos, S. Castro, and S. Rodríguez-Echeverría
Web Ecol., 12, 33–37, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-33-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-12-33-2012, 2012 | 1,422 views
17 Dec 2008
Changes in species composition in alpine snowbeds with climate change inferred from small-scale spatial patterns
C. Schöb, P. M. Kammer, Z. Kikvidze, P. Choler, and H. Veit
Web Ecol., 8, 142–159, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-142-2008,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-8-142-2008, 2008 | 1,420 views
21 Dec 2009
Seed quality characteristics of Pinus halepensis – seed germination strategy and early seedling growth
T. K. Tsitsoni
Web Ecol., 9, 72–76, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-72-2009,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-9-72-2009, 2009 | 1,414 views
15 May 2000
Notes on the adaptation of some phytophagous and predacious mites to various ecological parameters in the Mediterranean countries
S. Ragusa and H. Tsolakis
Web Ecol., 1, 35–47, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-1-35-2000,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-1-35-2000, 2000 | 1,379 views
19 Mar 2007
Relative growth rates of three woody legumes: implications in the process of ecological invasion
J. A. Crisóstomo, H. Freitas, and S. Rodríguez-Echeverría
Web Ecol., 7, 22–26, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-22-2007,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-22-2007, 2007 | 1,366 views
13 Apr 2018
The relationships between biodiversity and ecosystem services and the effects of grazing cessation in semi-natural grasslands
Sølvi Wehn, Knut Anders Hovstad, and Line Johansen
Web Ecol., 18, 55–65, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-55-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-55-2018, 2018 | 1,364 views
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02 Apr 2007
Arthur G. Tansley’s “new psychology” and its relation to ecology
J. L. Dagg
Web Ecol., 7, 27–34, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-27-2007,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-7-27-2007, 2007 | 1,356 views
16 Sep 2013
Revegetation of abandoned copper mines: the role of seed banks and soil amendments
A. Carvalho, C. Nabais, S. R. Roiloa, and S. Rodríguez-Echeverría
Web Ecol., 13, 69–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-69-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-13-69-2013, 2013 | 1,348 views
09 Jun 2010
Resin production in natural Aleppo pine stands in northern Evia, Greece
K. Spanos, D. Gaitanis, and I. Spanos
Web Ecol., 10, 38–43, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-38-2010,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-10-38-2010, 2010 | 1,340 views
13 Jan 2015
Reply to Mikoláš's comment on "Opinion Paper: Forest management and biodiversity" by Schulze et al. (2014)
E. D. Schulze, L. Bouriaud, H. Bussler, M. Gossner, H. Walentowski, D. Hessenmöller, O. Bouriaud, and K. v. Gadow
Web Ecol., 14, 75–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-75-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-14-75-2014, 2014 | 1,316 views
28 Mar 2018
Why so many flowers? A preliminary assessment of mixed pollination strategy enhancing sexual reproduction of the invasive Acacia longifolia in Portugal
Manuela Giovanetti, Margarida Ramos, and Cristina Máguas
Web Ecol., 18, 47–54, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-47-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-47-2018, 2018 | 1,311 views
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15 Aug 2017
Species richness and phylogenetic structure in plant communities: 20 years of succession
Jutta Stadler, Stefan Klotz, Roland Brandl, and Sonja Knapp
Web Ecol., 17, 37–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-37-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-17-37-2017, 2017 | 1,304 views
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