2019

Hines J, Ebeling A, Barnes A, Brose U, Scherber C, Scheu S, Tscharntke T, Weisser WW, Giling DP, Klein AM, Eisenhauer N (2019) Mapping change in biodiversity and ecosystem function research: Food webs foster integration of experiments and science policy. Advances in Ecological Research (accepted)


Eisenhauer N, Schielzeth H, Barnes AD, Barry K, Bonn A, Brose U, Bruelheide H, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Ebeling A, Ferlian A, Freschet GT, Giling DP, Hättenschwiler S, Hillebrand H, Hines J, Isbell F, Koller-France E, König-Ries B, de Kroon H, Meyer ST, Milcu A, Müller J, Nock CE, Petermann JS, Roscher C, Scherber C, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Schmid B, Schnitzer SA, Schuldt A, Tscharntke T, Türke M, van Dam NM, van der Plas F, Vogel A, Wagg C, Wardle DA, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Wirth C, Jochum M (2019) A multitrophic perspective on biodiversity–ecosystem functioning research. Advances in Ecological Research (accepted)


Raatz L, Bacchi N, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Glemnitz M, Müller MEH, Joshi J*, Scherber C* (2019) How much do we really lose? - Yield losses in the proximity of natural landscape elements in agricultural landscapes. Ecology and Evolution (accepted) [*shared senior authorship]


Kormann U, Scherber C, Batáry P, Tscharntke T, Rösch V (2019) Connectedness of habitat fragments boosts conservation benefits for butterflies, but only in landscapes with little cropland. Landscape Ecology (accepted)


Meyer M, Ott D, Götze P, Koch HJ, Scherber C (2019) Crop identity and memory effects on aboveground arthropods in a long-term crop rotation experiment, Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.5302


Scherber C, Reininghaus H, Brandmeier J, Everwand G, Gagić V, Greiwe T, Kormann UG, Meyer M, Nagelsdiek SW, Rösch V, Sobek-Swant S, Thies C, Ott D (2019) Insektenvielfalt und ökologische Prozesse in Agrar- und Waldlandschaften. Natur und Landschaft (in press)


Grass I, Loos J, Baensch S, Batáry P, Librán-Embid F, Ficiciyan A, Klaus F, Riechers R, Rosa J, Tiede J, Udy K, Westphal C, Wurz A, Tscharntke T (2019). Land-sharing/-sparing connectivity landscapes for ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation. People and Nature. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.21


Ulrich Brose, Phillippe Archambault, Andrew D. Barnes, Louis-Felix Bersier, Thomas Boy, João Canning-Clode, Erminia Conti, Marta Dias, Christoph Digel, Awantha Dissanayake, Augusto A. V. Flores, Katarina Fussmann, Benoit Gauzens, Clare Gray, Johanna Häussler, Myriam R. Hirt, Ute Jacob, Malte Jochum, Sonia Kéfi, Orla McLaughlin, Muriel M. MacPherson, Ellen Latz, Katrin Layer-Dobra, Pierre Legagneux, Yuanheng Li, Carolina Madeira, Neo D. Martinez, Vanessa Mendonça, Christian Mulder, Sergio A. Navarrete, Eoin J. O’Gorman, David Ott, José Paula, Daniel Perkins, Denise Piechnik, Ivan Pokrovsky, David Raffaelli, Björn C. Rall, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Remo Ryser, Ana Silva, Esra H. Sohlström, Natalia Sokolova, Murray S. A. Thompson, Ross M. Thompson, Fanny Vermandele, Catarina Vinagre, Shaopeng Wang, Jori M. Wefer, Richard J. Williams, Evie Wieters, Guy Woodward & Alison C. Iles (2019) Predator traits determine food-web architecture across ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3, 919–927. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0899-x

2018

Scherber C, Beduschi T, Tscharntke T (2018) Novel approaches to sampling pollinators in whole landscapes: A lesson for landscape-wide biodiversity monitoring. Landscape Ecology (published online)


Scherber C, Andert H, Niedringhaus R, Tscharntke T (2018) A barrier island perspective on species-area relationships. Ecology and Evolution (published online)


Beduschi T, Kormann UG, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2018) Spatial community turnover of pollinators is relaxed by semi-natural habitats, but not by mass-flowering crops in agricultural landscapes. Biological Conservation 221:59-66


Egli L, Meyer C, Scherber C, Kreft H, Tscharntke T (2018) Winners and losers of national and global efforts to reconcile agricultural intensification and biodiversity conservation. Global Change Biology 24(5):2212-2228.


Gutiérrez Y, Ott D, Töpperwien M, Salditt T, Scherber C (2018) X-ray computed tomography and its potential in ecological research: A review of studies and optimization of specimen preparation. Ecology and Evolution 8(15):7717-7732.


Barnes, A.D., Jochum, M., Lefcheck, J.S., Eisenhauer, N., Scherber, C., O’Connor, M.I., de Ruiter, P., Brose, U., 2018. Energy Flux: The Link between Multitrophic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning. Trends in Ecology & Evolution (published online 9 January 2018)


Kormann U, Hadley A, Tscharntke T, Betts M, Robinson W, Scherber C (2018) Primary rainforest amount at the landscape scale mitigates bird biodiversity loss and biotic homogenization Journal of Applied Ecology (published online 28 December 2017)


Günner, P., Paltrinieri, S., Meyer, M. Buttschardt, T. (2018): Vielfalt statt Einfalt: das GrünSchatz-Projekt. Potenziale zur Erhöhung der Artenvielfalt im Rahmen konventioneller Landwirtschaft im Münsterland. Natur in NRW, 4/2018: 39-43.


Gutiérrez Y, Bacca T, Zambrano L S, Pineda M and Guedes R N C, (2018) Trade-off and adaptive cost in a multiple-resistant strain of the invasive potato tuber moth. Pest Management Science, 75(6), 1655-1662. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ps.5283

2017

Meyer, S.T., Ptacnik, R., Hillebrand, H., Bessler, H., Buchmann, N., Ebeling, A., Eisenhauer, N., Engels, C., Fischer, M., Halle, S., Klein, A.-M., Oelmann, Y., Roscher, C., Rottstock, T., Scherber, C., Scheu, S., Schmid, B., Schulze, E.-D., Temperton, V.M., Tscharntke, T., Voigt, W., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W., Weisser, W.W., 2017. Biodiversity–multifunctionality relationships depend on identity and number of measured functions. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 44-49


Weisser, W.W., Roscher, C., Meyer, S., Ebeling, A., Luo, G., Allan, E., Beßler, H., Barnard, R., Buchmann, N., Buscot, F., Engels, C., Fischer, C., Fischer, M., Gessler, A., Gleixner, G., Halle, S., Hildebrandt, A., Hillebrand, H., de Kroon, H., Lange, M., Leimer, S., Le Roux, X., Milcu, A., Mommer, L., Niklaus, P., Oelmann, Y., Proulx, R., Roy, J., Scherber, C., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Scheu, S., Tscharntke, T., Wachendorf, M., Wagg, C., Weigelt, A., Wilcke, W., Wirth, C., Schulze, E.-D., Schmid, B., Eisenhauer, N., 2017. Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning in a 15-year grassland experiment: patterns, mechanisms, and open questions. Basic and Applied Ecology 23: 1-73


Wemheuer, B., Wemheuer, F., Meier, D., Billerbeck, S., Giebel, H.-A., Simon, M., Scherber, C., Daniel, R., 2017. Linking Compositional and Functional Predictions to Decipher the Biogeochemical Significance in DFAA Turnover of Abundant Bacterioplankton Lineages in the North Sea. Microorganisms 5 (4): 68.


Pfeifer M, Lefebvre V, Peres CA, Banks-Leite C, Wearn OR, Marsh CJ, Butchart SHM, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Barlow J, Cerezo A, Cisneros L, D’Cruze N, Faria D, Hadley A, Harris SM, Klingbeil BT, Kormann U, Lens L, Medina-Rangel GF, Morante-Filho JC, Olivier P, Peters SL, Pidgeon A, Ribeiro DB, Scherber C, Schneider-Maunoury L, Struebig M, Urbina-Cardona N, Watling JI, Willig MR, Wood EM, Ewers RM (2017) Creation of forest edges has a global impact on forest vertebrates. Nature 551: 187-191


Tiede J, Scherber C, Mutschler J, McMahon KD, Gratton C (2017) Gut microbiomes of mobile predators vary with landscape context and species identity. Ecology and Evolution 7:8545–8557

2016

Scherber C, Nitschke N, Marquard E (2016) Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte zu Klimawandel und Biodiversität. Buchkapitel In: J. Lozán et al. (eds.) Warnsignal Klima: Die Biodiversität


Meyer ST et al. (2016) Effects of biodiversity strengthen over time as ecosystem functioning declines at low and increases at high biodiversity. Ecosphere (published online 20th December 2016)


Madeira F, Tscharntke T, Elek Z, Kormann U, Pons X, Rösch V, Samu F, Scherber C, Batáry P (2016) Spillover of arthropods from cropland to protected calcareous grassland - the neighbouring habitat matters. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (published online)


Minden V, Scherber C, Cebrian Piqueras MA, Trinogga J, Trenkamp A, Mantilla-Contreras J, Lienin P, Kleyer M (2016) Consistent drivers of plant biodiversity across managed ecosystems.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20150284.


Tiede J, Wemheuer B, Traugott M, Daniel R, Tscharntke T, Ebeling A, Scherber C (2016) Using next-generation sequencing to analyze trophic and non-trophic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. PLoS One 11(2): e0148781


Venjakob C, Klein AM, Ebeling A, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2016) Plant diversity increases spatio-temporal niche complementarity in plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology and Evolution (in press)


Kormann U, Scherber C, Tscharntke T, Klein N, Larbig M, Hadley AS, Betts MG (2016) Corridors restore animal-mediated pollination in fragmented tropical forest landscapes  Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B  (available online 27th January 2016)


Normann C, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2016) How forest edge-center transitions in the herb layer interact with beech dominance vs. tree diversity. Journal of Plant Ecology, available online 24 January 2016


Bohan D et al. (2016) Networking Our Way to Better Ecosystem Service Provision. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, available online 9 January 2016.


Normann C, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2016) Interacting effects of forest stratum, edge and tree diversity on beetles. Forest Ecology and Management 361: 421-431.


Meyer, M. & H. Grämer (2016): Ein Beitrag zur Spinnenfauna (Araneae) im Naturschutzgebiet „Windknollen“ und im oberen Pennickental bei Jena, Thüringen. Thüringer Faunistische Abhandlungen, XXI, 225-238.

2015

Hines J, van der Putten WH, de Deyn GB, Wagg C, Voigt W, Mulder C, Weisser WW, Engel J, Melian C, Scheu S, Birkhofer K, Ebeling A, Scherber C, Eisenhauer N(2015) Towards an integration of biodiversity and food web theory to understand connections between multiple ecosystem functions and services. Advances in Ecological Research (published online)


Mulder C, Bennett E, Bohan D, Bonkowski M, Carpenter SR, Chalmers R, Cramer W, Durance I, Eisenhauer N, Fontaine C, Haughton AJ, Hettelingh J-P, Hines J, Huston MA, Jeppesen E, Krumins JA, Ma A, Mace, GM, Mancinelli G, McLaughlin O, Naeem S, Pascual U, Peñuelas J, Pettorelli N, Pocock MJO, Raffaelli D, Rasmussen JJ, Rusch GM, Scherber C, Setälä H, Vacher C, Voigt W, Vonk AH, Wood SA, Woodward G  (2015) 10 Years Later: Revisiting Priorities for Science and Society a Decade after the Millennium Assessment. Advances in Ecological Research (published online)


Scherber C (2015) Insect responses to interacting global change drivers in managed ecosystems. Current Opinion in Insect Science (published online)


Gámez-Virués S, Perović DJ, Gossner M, Börschig C, Blüthgen N, de Jong H, Simons NK, Klein AM, Krauss J, Maier G, Scherber C, et al. & Westphal C (2015) Landscape simplification filters species traits and drives biotic homogenization. Nature Communications (published online)


Deraison H, Badenhausser I, Loeuille N, Scherber C, Gross N (2015) Functional diversity across trophic levels determines herbivore impact on plant community biomass. Ecology Letters (published online)  Highlighted by FACULTY of 1000.


Beduschi T, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2015) Using multi-level generalized path analysis to understand herbivore and parasitoid dynamics in changing landscapes. Landscape Ecology (published online 5th June 2015)


Rösch V, Tscharntke T, Scherber C & Batary P (2015) Biodiversity conservation across taxa and landscapes requires many small as well as single large habitat fragments. Oecologia (published online 24th April 2015)


Kormann U, Rösch V, Batáry P, Tscharntke T, Orci KM, Samu F, Scherber C (2015) Local and landscape management affects trait-mediated biodiversity of nine taxa on small grassland fragments. Diversity and Distributions (published online 20 March 2015)

2014 und früher

2014

Ebeling A, Meyer ST, Abbas M, Eisenhauer N, Hillebrand H, Lange M, Scherber C, Vogel A, Weigelt A, Weisser WW (2014) Plant diversity impacts decomposition and herbivory via changes in aboveground arthropods. PLoS One 9(9): e106529.


Batary P, Fronczek S, Normann C, Scherber C, Tscharntke T (2014) How do edge effect and tree species diversity affect bird diversity and avian nest survival in Germany´s largest deciduous forest? Forest Ecology and Management (published online 26th February 2014)


Steckel J, Westphal C, Peters MK, Bellach M, Rothenwöhrer C, Erasmi S, Scherber C et al. (2014) Landscape composition and configuration differently affect trap-nesting bee and wasp hosts and their antagonists. Biological Conservation (published online March 2014)


Pfeifer M, Lefebvre V, Baeten L, Banks-Leite C, Betts M, Brunet J, Cerezo A, Cisneros L, Coomes D, D’Cruze N, Duguay S, Eigenbrod F, Hadley A, Hanson TR, Hawes J, Heartsill T, Klingbeil B, Kolb A, Kormann U, Lachat T, Lantschner V, Laurance B, Lens L, Lugo A, Marsh C, Medina-Rangel G.F., Melles S, Mezger D, Owen C, Phalan B, Pidgeon A, Possingham H, Raheem D, Ribeiro DB, Robinson D, Robinson R, Rytwinski T, Scherber C, Slade E, Somarriba E, Stouffer P, Struebig MJ, Tylianakis J, Tscharntke T, Urbina Cardona JN, Vasconcelos H, Wells K, Willig M, Wood E, Young RP, Bradley A, Ewers R (2014) BIOFRAG – A new database for analysing BIOdiversity responses to forest FRAGmentation. Ecology and Evolution (published online 1st April 2014)


Liu Y, Rothenwöhrer C, Scherber C, Batáry P, Elek Z, Steckel J, Erasmi S, Tscharntke , Westphal C (2014) Functional beetle diversity in managed grasslands: effects of region, landscape context and land use intensity. Landscape Ecology (published online February 2014)


Everwand G, Rösch V, Tscharntke T & Scherber C (2014) Disentangling direct and indirect effects of experimental grassland management and plant functional-group manipulation on plant and leafhopper diversity. BMC Ecology 14:1 (highlighted as Editor´s choice)


Scherber C, Vockenhuber E, Stark A, Meyer H, Tscharntke T (2014) Effects of tree and herb biodiversity on Diptera, a hyperdiverse insect order. Oecologia (published online January 2014)


2013

Allan E, Bossdorf O, Dormann CF, Prati D, Gossner M, Tscharntke T, Blüthgen N, Bellach M, Birkhofer K, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Chatzinotas A, Christ S, Daniel R, Diekötter D, Fischer C, Friedl T, Glaser K, Hallman C, Hodac L, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klein AM, Klaus V, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Morris EK, Müller J, Nacke H, Pašalic EK, Rillig M, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Scherber C, et al. (2013) Inter-annual variation in land-use intensity enhances grassland multidiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (published online 24th December 2013)


Scherber C, Gladbach DJ, Stevnbak K, Karsten RJ, Schmidt IK, Michelsen A, Albert KR, Larsen KS, Mikkelsen TN, Beier C, Christensen S (2013) Multi-factor climate change effects on insect herbivore performance. Ecology and Evolution 3:1449–1460 (June 2013) . Highlighted by FACULTY of 1000.


Rösch V, Tscharntke T, Scherber C, Batáry P (2013) Landscape composition, connectivity and fragment size drive effects of grassland fragmentation on insect communities. Journal of Applied Ecology 50:387–394.


Rothenwöhrer C, Scherber C, Tscharntke T (2013) Grassland management for stem-boring insects: Abandoning small patches is better than reducing overall intensity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 167: 38–42


Everwand G, Scherber C, Tscharntke T (2013) Slug responses to grassland cutting and fertilization in a plant functional group removal experiment. Acta Oecologica 48: 62–68.


Seidel D, Leuschner C, Scherber C, Beyer F, Wommelsdorf T, Cashmand MJ, Fehrmann L (2013) The relationship between tree species richness, canopy space exploration and productivity in a temperate broad-leaf mixed forest. Forest Ecology and Management 310: 366–374


Vockenhuber E, Kabouw P, Tscharntke T, Scherber C (2013) Plant-animal interactions in two forest herbs along a tree and herb diversity gradient. Plant Ecology and Diversity 6: 205-216.


Milcu A, Allan E, Roscher C, Jenkins T, Bessler H, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Engels C, Flynn D, Gubsch M, Lipowsky A, Renker C, Scherber C, Schmid B, Schulze E.D., Thebault E, Weigelt A, Weisser W.W., Scheu S & Eisenhauer N (2013) Functionally and phylogenetically diverse plant communities key to soil biota. Ecology 94:1878–1885.


Allan E, Weisser W, Fischer M, Schulze E, Weigelt A, Roscher C, Baade J, Barnard RL, Beßler H, Buchmann N, Ebeling A, Eisenhauer N, Engels C, Fergus AJF, Gleixner G, Gubsch M, Halle S, Klein AM, Kertscher I, Kuu A, Lange M, Le Roux X, Meyer S, Migunova VD, Milcu A, Niklaus PA, Oelmann Y, Pašalić E, Petermann JS, Poly F, Rottstock T, Sabais A, Scherber C et al. (2013) A comparison of the strength of biodiversity effects across multiple functions. Oecologia 173: 223-237.


2012

Stevnbak K§, Scherber C§*, Gladbach D, Beyer C, Mikkelsen TN & S. Christensen (2012) Interactions between above- and belowground organisms modified in climate change experiments. Nature Climate Change 2, 805–808. Highlighted by FACULTY of 1000. [§equal contributions; *corresponding author]


Brown G, Scherber C, Ramos P, Ebrahim EK (2012) The effects of harvester ant (Messor ebeninus Forel) nests on vegetation and soil properties in a desert dwarf shrub community in north-eastern Arabia. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 207: 503–511.


Gagic V, Hänke S, Thies C, Scherber C, Tomanovic Z, Tscharntke T (2012) Agricultural intensification and cereal aphid–parasitoid– hyperparasitoid food webs: network complexity, temporal variability and parasitism rates. Oecologia 170:1099-109.


Hudewenz A, Klein AM, Scherber C, Stanke L, Tscharntke T, Vogel A, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Ebeling A (2012) Herbivore and pollinator responses to grassland management intensity along experimental changes in plant species richness. Biological Conservation 150: 42-52


Ludwig M, Schlinkert H, Holzschuh A, Fischer C, Scherber C, Trnka A, Tscharntke T, Batáry P (2012) Landscape-moderated bird nest predation in hedges and forest edges. Acta Oecologica 45: 50–56.


Blüthgen N, Dormann CF, Prati D, Klaus VH, Kleinebecker T, Hölzel N, Alt F, Boch S, Gockel S, Hemp A, Müller J, Nieschulze J, Renner SC, Schöning I, Schumacher U, Socher SA, Wells K, Birkhofer K, Buscot F, Oelmann Y, Rothenwöhrer C, Scherber C et al. (2012) A quantitative index of land-use intensity in grasslands: integrating mowing, grazing and fertilization. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 207–220.


Tscharntke T, Tylianakis J, Rand T, Didham R, Fahrig L, Batary P, Bengtsson J, Clough Y, Crist T, Dormann C, Ewers R, Holt R, Holzschuh A, Klein A, Kremen C, Landis D, Laurance W, Lindenmayer D, Scherber C, Sodhi N, Steffan-Dewenter I, Thies C, van der Putten W, Westphal C (2012) Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses. Biological Reviews 87: 661–685. Highlighted by FACULTY of 1000

2011

Vockenhuber EA, Scherber C, Langenbruch C, Meißner M, Seidel D, Tscharntke T (2011) Tree diversity and environmental context predict herb species richness and cover in Germany's largest connected deciduous forest. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 13:111-119 (published online 14th April 2011)


Gladbach DJ, Holzschuh A, Scherber C, Thies C, Dormann CF, Tscharntke T (2011) Crop-noncrop spillover: Arable fields affect trophic interactions on wild plants in surrounding habitats. Oecologia 166:433-41


Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Allan E, Nitschke N, Scherber C, Temperton V, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Scheu S (2011) Impact of above- and below-ground invertebrates on temporal and spatial stability of grassland of different diversity. Journal of Ecology 99:572–582


Thies C, Hänke S, Scherber C, Bengtsson J, Bommarco R, Clement LW, Ceryngier P, Dennis C, Emmerson M, Gagic V, Hawro V, Liira J, Weisser WW, Winqvist C, Tscharntke T (2011) The relationship between agricultural intensification and biological control: experimental tests across Europe. Ecological Applications 21: 2187-2196


Tscharntke T, Clough Y, Bhagwat SA, Buchori D, Faust H, Hertel D, Hölscher D, Juhrbandt J, Kessler M, Perfecto I, Scherber C, Schroth G, Veldkamp E, Wanger TC (2011) Multifunctional shade-tree management in tropical agroforestry landscapes - A review. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:619–629


2010

Martinson GO, Werner FA, Scherber C, Conrad R, Corre MD, Flessa H, Wolf K, Klose M, Gradstein SR, Veldkamp E (2010) Methane emissions from tank bromeliads in neotropical forests. Nature Geoscience 3: 766-769.


Scherber C et al. (2010) Bottom-up effects of plant diversity on multitrophic interactions in a biodiversity experiment. Nature 468, 553–556. Highlighted by FACULTY of 1000.


Scherber C, Heimann J, Köhler G, Mitschunas N, Weisser WW (2010) Functional identity versus species richness: Herbivory resistance in plant communities. Oecologia 163: 707-717.


Scherber C, Mwangi PN, Schmitz M, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Beßler H, Engels C, Eisenhauer N, Migunova VD, Scheu S, Weisser WW, Schulze ED, Schmid B (2010) Biodiversity and belowground interactions mediate community invasion resistance against a tall herb invader. Journal of Plant Ecology 3 (2): 99-108. (highlighted as most frequently read in July 2011)


Scherber C (2010) Book Review - S. Naeem, D.E. Bunker, A. Hector, M. Loreau and C. Perrings, Editors, Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing-An Ecological and Economic Perspective. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 752.


Scherber C (2010) Book Review - Species Richness – Patterns in the Diversity of Life, J. Adams. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 95.


Eisenhauer N, Beßler H, Engels C, Gleixner G, Habekost M, Milcu A, Partsch S, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Steinbeiss S, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Scheu S (2010) Plant diversity effects on soil microorganisms support the singular hypothesis. Ecology 91(2): 485-496


Nitschke N, Ebeling A, Rottstock T, Scherber C, Middelhoff C, Creutzburg S, Weigelt A, Tscharntke T, Fischer M, Weisser WW (2010) Time course of plant diversity effects on Centaurea jacea establishment and the role of competition and herbivory. Journal of Plant Ecology 3: 109-121.


Proulx R, Voigt W, Weigelt A, Roscher C, Attinger S, Baade J, Barnard RL, Buchmann N, Buscot F, Eisenhauer N, Fischer M, Gleixner G, Halle S, Hildebrandt A, Kowalski E, Kuu A, Lange M, Milcu A, Niklaus PA, Oelmann Y, Rosenkranz S, Sabais A, Scherber C et al. (2010) Diversity promotes temporal stability across levels of ecosystem organization in experimental grasslands. PLoS One 5(10): e13382.


Weigelt A, Marquard E, Temperton VM., Roscher C, Scherber C, Mwangi PN, von Felten S, Buchmann N, Schmid B, Schulze ED, Weisser WW. (2010) The Jena-Experiment: 6 years of data from a grassland biodiversity experiment. Ecology 91(3), pp. 930-931


2009

Sobek S, Scherber C, Steffan-Dewenter I, Tscharntke T (2009) Sapling herbivory, invertebrate herbivores and predators across a natural tree diversity gradient in Germany's largest connected deciduous forest. Oecologia 160(2): 279-88


Sobek S, Steffan-Dewenter I, Scherber C, Tscharntke T (2009) Spatiotemporal changes of beetle communities across a tree diversity gradient. Diversity and Distributions 15 (4): 660 - 670


Sobek S, Tscharntke T, Scherber C, Schiele S, Steffan-Dewenter I (2009) Canopy vs. understory: Does tree diversity affect bee and wasp communities and their natural enemies across forest strata? Forest Ecology and Management 258 (5), 609-615


Eisenhauer N, Klier M, Partsch S, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Weisser WW, Scheu S (2009) No interactive effects of pesticides and plant diversity on soil microbial biomass and respiration. Applied Soil Ecology 42, 1, 31-36


Eisenhauer N, Milcu A, Nitschke N, Sabais ACW, Scherber C, Scheu S (2009) Earthworm and belowground competition effects on plant productivity in a plant diversity gradient. Oecologia 161 (2), pp. 291-301


Sobek S, Goßner MM, Scherber C, Steffan-Dewenter I, Tscharntke T (2009) Tree diversity drives abundance and spatiotemporal β-diversity of true bugs (Heteroptera). Ecological Entomology 34, pp. 772 - 782.


van der Putten WH, Bardgett RD, De Ruiter PC, Hol WHG, Meyer KM, Bezemer TM, Bradford MA, Christensen S, Eppinga MB, Fukami T, Hemerik L, Molofsky J, Schädler M, Scherber C, Strauss SY, Vos M, Wardle DA (2009) Empirical and theoretical challenges in aboveground-belowground ecology. Oecologia 161(1), pp. 1-14


2008

Specht J, Scherber C, Unsicker SB, Köhler G, Weisser WW (2008) Diversity and beyond: Plant functional identity determines herbivore performance. Journal of Animal Ecology 77, 1047–1055


Jungkunst HF, Flessa H, Scherber C, Fiedler S (2008) Groundwater level controls CO2, N2O and CH4 fluxes of three different hydromorphic soil types of a temperate forest ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40 (8), pp. 2047-2054


Milcu A, Partsch S, Scherber C, Weisser WW, Scheu S (2008) Earthworms and legumes control litter decomposition in a plant diversity gradient. Ecology 89(7), 2008, 1872–1882


2007

Mwangi PN, Schmitz M, Scherber C, Roscher C, Schumacher J, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Weisser WW, Schmid B (2007) Niche pre-emption increases with species richness in experimental plant communities. Journal of Ecology 95, pp. 65-78


2006

Scherber C, Milcu A, Partsch S, Scheu S, Weisser WW (2006) The effects of plant diversity and insect herbivory on performance of individual plant species in experimental grassland. Journal of Ecology 94, pp. 922-931


Scherber C, Mwangi PN, Temperton VM, Roscher C, Schumacher J, Schmid B, Weisser WW (2006) Effects of plant diversity on invertebrate herbivory in experimental grassland. Oecologia 147, pp. 489-500


2003

Scherber C, Crawley MJ, Porembski S (2003) Insect herbivory and plant competition studies on the invasive alien plant Senecio inaequidens (Asteraceae) under laboratory conditions. Neobiota 3: 41-52, Berlin (eds. I Kuehn & S Klotz).


Scherber C, Crawley MJ, Porembski S (2003) The effects of herbivory and competition on the invasive alien plant Senecio inaequidens (Asteraceae). Diversity and Distributions 9, pp. 415-426