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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 | 4,778 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 | 4,040 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 | 3,918 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 | 3,812 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 | 3,032 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 | 2,889 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 | 2,700 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 | 2,665 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 | 2,663 views
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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 | 2,649 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 | 2,582 views
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 | 2,287 views
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 | 2,264 views
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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 | 2,185 views
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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 | 2,156 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 | 2,130 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 | 2,090 views
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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 | 2,044 views
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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 | 1,999 views
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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 | 1,987 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 | 1,976 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 | 1,954 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 | 1,947 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 | 1,946 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 | 1,871 views
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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 | 1,867 views
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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 | 1,834 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 | 1,831 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 | 1,783 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 | 1,783 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 | 1,778 views
20 Feb 2018
Effects of native biodiversity on grape loss of four castes: testing the biotic resistance hypothesis
Mauro Nereu, Ruben H. Heleno, Francisco Lopez-Núñez, Mário Agostinho, and Jaime A. Ramos
Web Ecol., 18, 15–27, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-15-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-15-2018, 2018 | 1,775 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 | 1,765 views
29 Aug 2018
The influence of plant species richness on stress recovery of humans
Petra Lindemann-Matthies and Diethart Matthies
Web Ecol., 18, 121–128, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-121-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-121-2018, 2018 | 1,731 views
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20 Feb 2018
Generalized nonlinear height–diameter models for a Cryptomeria fortunei plantation in the Pingba region of Guizhou Province, China
Zongzheng Chai, Wei Tan, Yuanyuan Li, Lan Yan, Hongbo Yuan, and Zhaojun Li
Web Ecol., 18, 29–35, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-29-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-29-2018, 2018 | 1,726 views
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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 | 1,709 views
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 | 1,668 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 | 1,657 views
24 May 2018
Genetic diversity and differentiation of invasive Acacia longifolia in Portugal
Sara Vicente, Cristina Máguas, and Helena Trindade
Web Ecol., 18, 91–103, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-91-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-91-2018, 2018 | 1,653 views
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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 | 1,618 views
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 | 1,613 views
14 Mar 2018
Non-native invasive species as paradoxical ecosystem services in urban conservation education
Corrado Battisti, Giuliano Fanelli, Sandro Bertolino, Luca Luiselli, Giovanni Amori, and Spartaco Gippoliti
Web Ecol., 18, 37–40, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-37-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-37-2018, 2018 | 1,569 views
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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 | 1,568 views
08 Jan 2019
Components of standard metabolic rate variability in three species of gammarids
Milad Shokri, Mario Ciotti, Fabio Vignes, Vojsava Gjoni, and Alberto Basset
Web Ecol., 19, 1–13, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-1-2019, 2019 | 1,567 views
24 May 2018
Effect of a dragonfly (Bradinopyga strachani Kirby, 1900) on the density of mosquito larvae in a field experiment using mesocosms
Daniel Acquah-Lamptey and Roland Brandl
Web Ecol., 18, 81–89, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-81-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-81-2018, 2018 | 1,565 views
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19 Jun 2018
Do mycorrhizal fungi create below-ground links between native plants and Acacia longifolia? A case study in a coastal maritime pine forest in Portugal
Pedro Carvalho, Rui Martins, António Portugal, and M. Teresa Gonçalves
Web Ecol., 18, 105–114, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-105-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-105-2018, 2018 | 1,557 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 | 1,555 views
16 Jan 2019
Keep your enemies closer: enhancing biological control through individual movement rules to retain natural enemies inside the field
Thomas Delattre, Blanche Collard, and Claire Lavigne
Web Ecol., 19, 15–26, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-15-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-15-2019, 2019 | 1,533 views
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09 Apr 2019
Water-mediated changes in plant–plant and biological soil crust–plant interactions in a temperate forest ecosystem
Clara Pissolito, Irene A. Garibotti, Santiago A. Varela, Verónica Arana, Marina Gonzalez-Polo, Paula Marchelli, and Octavio Bruzzone
Web Ecol., 19, 27–38, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-27-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-19-27-2019, 2019 | 1,516 views
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11 Jul 2018
Towards the unravelling of the slug A. ater–A. rufus complex (Gastropoda Arionidae): new genetic approaches
María L. Peláez, Antonio G. Valdecasas, Daniel Martinez, and Jose L. Horreo
Web Ecol., 18, 115–119, https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-115-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/we-18-115-2018, 2018 | 1,511 views
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