Publications - Experimental Plant Ecology

Peer reviewed articles


Haesen, S., Lembrechts, J. J., De Frenne, P., Lenoir, J., Aalto, J., Ashcroft, M. B., Kopecký, M., Luoto, M., Maclean, I., Nijs, I., Niittynen, P., van den Hoogen, J., Arriga, N., Brůna, J., Buchmann, N., Čiliak, M., Collalti, A., De Lombaerde, E., Descombes, P., Gharun, M., Goded, I., Govaert, S., Greiser, C., Grelle, A., Gruening, C., Hederová, L., Hylander, K., Kreyling, J., Kruijt, B., Macek, M., Máliš, F., Man, M., Manca, M., Matula, R., Meeussen, C., Merinero, S., Minerbi, S., Montagnani, L., Muffler, L., Ogaya, R., Penuelas, J., Plichta, R., Portillo-Estrada, M., Schemeddes, J., Shekhar, A., Spcher, F., Ujházyová M., Vangansbeke, P., Weigel, R., Wild, J., Zellweger, F., Van Meerbeek, K.
ForestTemp – Sub-canopy microclimate temperatures of European forests.
Global Change Biology, 27, 6307– 6319.

Kreyling, J., Tanneberger, F., Jansen, F., van der Linden, S., Aggenbach, C., Blüml, V., Couwenberg, J., Emsens, W-J, Joosten, H., Klimkowska, A., Kotowski, W., Kozub, L., Lennartz, B., Liczner, Y., Liu, H., Michaelis, D., Oehmke, C., Parakenings, K., Pleyl, E., Poyda, A., Raabe, S., Röhl, M., Rücker, K., Schneider, A., Schrautzer, J., Schröder, C., Schug, F., Seeber, E., Thiel, F., Thiele, S., Tiemeyer, B., Timmermann, T., Urich, T., van Diggelen, R., Vegelin, K., Verbruggen, E., Wilmking, M., Wrage-Mönnig, N., Wołejko, L., Zak, D., Jurasinski, G.
Rewetting does not return drained fen peatlands to their old selves
Nature Communications 12/1
doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-25619-y

Beil, I., Kreyling, J., Meyer, C., Lemcke, N., & Malyshev, A. V.
Late to bed, late to rise—Warmer autumn temperatures delay spring phenology by delaying dormancy.
Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 12.
doi: 10.1111/gcb.15858

Tanneberger, F., Moen, A., Barthelmes, A., Lewis, E., Miles, L., Sirin, A., Tegetmeyer, C., Joosten, H.
Mires in Europe - Regional diversity, condition and protection.
Diversity 13: 381.
doi: 10.3390/d13080381

Wang, H., Weil, M., Dumack, K., Zak, D., Münch, D., Günther, A., Jurasinski, G., Blume-Werry, G., Kreyling, J., Urich, T.
Eukaryotic rather than prokaryotic microbiomes change over seasons in rewetted fen peatlands
FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2021;, fiab121,
doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiab121

Kirpotin ,SN, Antoshkina ,OA, Berezin ,AE, Elshehawi ,S, Feurdean ,A, Lapshina ,ED, Pokrovsky ,OS, Peregon ,AM, Semenova ,NM, Tanneberger ,F, Volkov ,IV, Volkova ,IV & Joosten ,H (2021)
Great Vasyugan Mire: How the World’s largest peatland helps addressing the World’s largest problems.
doi: 10.1007/s13280-021-01520-2

Avolio, M.L, Komatsu, K.J., Collins, S.L., Grman, E., Koerner, S.E., Tredennick, A.T.,Wilcox, K.R., Baer, S., Boughton, E.H., Britton, A.J., Foster, B., Gough, L., Hovenden, M., Isbell, F., Jentsch, A., Johnson, D.S., Knapp, A.K., Kreyling, J., Langley, J.A., Lortie, C., McCulley, R.L., McLaren, J.R., Reich, P.B., Seabloom, E.W., Smith, M.D., Suding, K.N., Suttle, K.B., Tognetti, P.M.
Determinants of community compositional change are equally affected by global change.
Ecology Letters, 00, 1–13.
doi: 10.1111/ele.13824

Muffler, L, Schmeddes, J, Weigel, R, Barbeta, A., Beil, I., Bolte, A., Buhk, C., Holm, S., Klein, G., Klisz, M., Löf, M., Peñuelas, J., Schneider, L., Vitasse, Y., Kreyling, J.
High plasticity in germination and establishment success in the dominant forest tree Fagus sylvatica across Europe.
Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2021; 00: 1– 14.
doi: 10.1111/geb.13320

Blume-Werry, G., Di Maurizio, V., Beil, I., Lett, S., Schwieger, S., Kreyling, J.
Don’t drink it, bury it: comparing decomposition rates with the tea bag index is possible without prior leaching.
Plant and Soil
doi: 10.1007/s11104-021-04968-z

Hinzke T., Tanneberger F., Aggenbach C., Dahlke S., Knorr K., Kotowski W., Kozub Ł., Lange J, Li G., Pronin E., Seeber E., Wichtmann W., Kreyling J.,
Can nutrient uptake by Carex counteract eutrophication in fen peatlands?
Science of The Total Environment, 785
doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.147276

Berthold M., Paar M.,
Dynamics of primary productivity in relation to submerged vegetation of a shallow, eutrophic lagoon: a field and mesocosm study
bioRxiv preprint
doi: 10.1101/2021.02.12.430911

Hinzke, T., Li, G., Tanneberger, F., Seeber, E., Aggenbach, C., Lange, J., Kozub, Ł., Knorr, K.‐H., Kreyling, J., Kotowski, W.
Potentially peat‐forming biomass of fen sedges increases with increasing nutrient levels
Functional Ecology
doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13803

Seliger, A., Puffpaff, S., Manthey, M., Kreyling, J.
Management options for the conversion of allochthonous coniferous forest patches towards more natural species composition in the Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft National Park, NE Germany
Baltic Forestry 2021 27(1): 533
doi: 10.46490/BF533

Weigel, R., Henry, H.A.L., Beil, I., Gebauer, G., Jurasinski, G., Klisz, M., van der Maaten, E., Muffler, L. & Kreyling, J.
Ecosystem Processes Show Uniform Sensitivity to Winter Soil Temperature Change Across a Gradient from Central to Cold Marginal Stands of a Major Temperate Forest Tree
doi: 10.1007/s10021-021-00600-4

Paar, M., Berthold, M., Schumann, R., Dahlke, S. and Blindow, I.
Seasonal Variation in Biomass and Production of the Macrophytobenthos in two Lagoons in the Southern Baltic Sea
Front. Earth Sci. 8:542391.
doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.542391

Tanneberger, F., Abel, S., Couwenberg, J., Dahms, T., Gaudig, G., Günther, A., Kreyling, J., Peters, J., Pongratz, J., Joosten, H.
Towards net zero CO2 in 2050: An emission reduction pathway for organic soils in Germany
Mires and Peat, 27, 05, 17pp.
doi: 10.19189/MaP.2020.SNPG.StA.1951

Dahl, M.B., Peršoh, D., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J.
Root-Associated Mycobiomes of Common Temperate Plants (Calluna vulgaris and Holcus lanatus) Are Strongly Affected by Winter Climate Conditions
Microb Ecol.
doi: 10.1007/s00248-020-01667-7



Kreyling, J., Schumann, R., and Weigel, R.
Soils from cold and snowy temperate deciduous forests release more nitrogen and phosphorus after soil freeze–thaw cycles than soils from warmer, snow-poor conditions
Biogeosciences, 17, 4103–4117
doi: 10.5194/bg-17-4103-2020

Schwieger, S., Blume-Werry, G., Ciesiolka, F., Anadon-Rosell, A.
Root biomass and root traits of Alnus glutinosa show size-dependent and opposite patterns in a drained and a rewetted forest peatland
Annals of Botany, mcaa195
doi: 10.1093/aob/mcaa195

Kropp, H., et al. (incl. Blume-Werry, G.)
Shallow soils are warmer under trees and tall shrubs across Arctic andBoreal ecosystems
Environ. Res. Lett. in press
doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/abc994

Malyshev AV, Tummon Flynn P, Cox R, Duarte C, Quijón PA
Community disruption in small biogenic habitats: A coastal invader overcomes habitat complexity to alter community structure.
PLoS ONE 15(10): e0241116.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241116

Schwieger, S., Kreyling, J., Couwenberg, J., Smiljanić, M., Weigel, R., Wilmking, M., and Blume-Werry, G.
Wetter is Better: Rewetting of Minerotrophic Peatlands Increases Plant Production and Moves Them Towards Carbon Sinks in a Dry Year.
doi: 10.1007/s10021-020-00570-z

Bürger J, Malyshev AV, Colbach N
Populations of arable weed species show intra-specific variability in germination base temperature but not in early growth rate.
PLoS ONE 15(10): e0240538.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240538

Tanneberger F, Appulo L, Ewert S, Lakner S, Ó Brolcháin N, Peters J & Wichtmann W
The Power of Nature-based Solutions: How Peatlands can Help us to Achieve Key EU Sustainability Objectives.
Advanced Sustainability Systems.
doi: 10.1002/adsu.202000146

Tesfay, Y.B., Kreyling, J.
The invasive Opuntia ficus-indica homogenizes native plant species compositions in the highlands of Eritrea.
Biol Invasions
doi: 10.1007/s10530-020-02373-8

Keuper, F., Wild, B., Kummu, M., Beer, C, Blume-Werry, G, Fontaine, S, Gavazov, K, Gentsch, N, Guggenberger, G, Hugelius, G, Jalava, M, Koven, C, Krab, EJ, Kuhry, P, Monteux, S, Richter, A, Shahzad, T, Weedon, JT, and Dorrepaal, E.
Carbon loss from northern circumpolar permafrost soils amplified by rhizosphere priming.
Nat. Geosci.13, 560–565
doi: 10.1038/s41561-020-0607-0

Tanneberger F, Schröder C, Hohlbein M, Lenschow U, Permien T, Wichmann S & Wichtmann W
Climate change mitigation through land use on rewetted peatlands – cross-sectoral spatial planning for paludiculture in Northeast Germany.
doi: 10.1007/s13157-020-01310-8

Fischer, K., Kreyling, J., Beaulieu, M., Beil, I., Bog, M., Bonte, D., Holm, S., Knoblauch, S., Koch, D., Muffler, L., Mouginot, P., Paulinich, M., Scheepens, J. F., Schiemann, R., Schmeddes, J., Schnittler, M., Uhl, G., van der Maaten-Theunissen, M., Weier, J.M., Wilmking, M., Weigel, R., Gienapp, P.
Species-specific effects of thermal stress on the expression of genetic variation across a diverse group of plant and animal taxa under experimental conditions.
doi: 10.1038/s41437-020-0338-4

Henry, H.A.L., Kreyling, J., Gebauer, G., Klisz, M., Weigel, R.
15N tracer enrichment in response to winter soil temperature manipulation differs between canopy trees and juveniles.
doi: 10.1007/s00468-020-02003-9

Malyshev A.V., Beil I., Kreyling J.
Differential Thermal Analysis: A Fast Alternative to Frost Tolerance Measurements.
In: Hincha D., Zuther E. (eds) Plant Cold Acclimation.
Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2156.
Humana, New York, NY
doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0660-5_3

Malyshev AV.
Warming Events Advance or Delay Spring Phenology by Affecting Bud Dormancy Depth in Trees.
Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:856.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00856

Muffler, L, Weigel, R, Hacket‐Pain, AJ, Klisz, M, van der Maaten, E, Wilmking, M, Kreyling, J, van der Maaten‐Theunissen, M.
Lowest drought sensitivity and decreasing growth synchrony towards the dry distribution margin of European beech.
J Biogeogr. 2020; 00: 1– 12.
doi: 10.1111/jbi.13884

Arbeiter S, Flinks H, Grünwald J & Tanneberger F
Diet of corncrakes Crex crex and prey availability in relation to meadow management.
Ardea 108(1): 1-10
doi: 10.5253/arde.v108i1.a7

Emsens W-J, van Diggelen R, Aggenbach C, Cajthaml T, Frouz J, Klimkowska A, Kotowski, Kozub L, Liczner Y, Seeber E, Silvennoinen H, Tanneberger F, Vicena J, Wilk M & Verbruggen E
Recovery of fen peatland microbiomes and predicted functional profiles after rewetting.
The ISME Journal
doi: 10.1038/s41396-020-0639-x

Lembrechts, J.J., [...] Kreyling, J., Schmeddes, J., Teuber, L., [...]
SoilTemp: a global database of near‐surface temperature.
Glob Change Biol. 00: 1– 14.

Walton, CR, Zak, CR, Audet, J, Petersen, RJ, Lange, J, Oehmke, C, Wichtmann, W, Kreyling, J, Grygoruk, M, Jablonska, E, Kotowski, W, Wisniewska, MM, Ziegler, R, Hoffmann, CC.
Wetland buffer zones for nitrogen and phosphorus retention: Impacts of soil type, hydrology and vegetation
Science of The Total Environment, Accepted Manuscript
doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138709

Blume-Werry, G., Krab, E.J., Olofsson, J., Sundqvist, M.K., Väisänen, M., Klaminder, J.
Invasive earthworms unlock arctic plant nitrogen limitation.
Nat Commun 11, 1766.
doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15568-3

Jurasinski, G.; Ahmad, S.; Anadon-Rosell, A.; Berendt, J.; Beyer, F.; Bill, R.; Blume-Werry, G.; Couwenberg, J.; Günther, A.; Joosten, H.; Koebsch, F.; Köhn, D.; Koldrack, N.; Kreyling, J.; Leinweber, P.; Lennartz, B.; Liu, H.; Michaelis, D.; Mrotzek, A.; Negassa, W.; Schenk, S.; Schmacka, F.; Schwieger, S.; Smiljanic, M.; Tanneberger, F.; Teuber, L.; Urich, T.; Wang, H.; Weil, M.; Wilmking, M.; Zak, D.; Wrage-Mönnig, N.
From Understanding to Sustainable Use of Peatlands: The WETSCAPES Approach.
Soil Syst.4, 14.
doi: 10.3390/soilsystems4010014

Gribbe, S.; Blume-Werry, G.; Couwenberg, J.
Digital, Three-Dimensional Visualization of Root Systems in Peat.
Soil Syst.4, 13.
doi: 10.3390/soilsystems4010013

Rewald B, Ammer C, Hartmann H, Malyshev AV, Meier IC.
Woody Plants and Forest Ecosystems in a Complex World–Ecological Interactions and Physiological Functioning Above and Below Ground.
Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:173.
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00173

Müller, F, Bicking, S, Ahrendt, K, Bac, DK, Blindow, I, Fürst, C, Haase, P, Kruse, M, Kruse, T, Ma, L, Perennes, M, Ruljevic, I, Schernewski, G, Schimming, C-G, Schneiders, A, Schubert, H, Schumacher, J, Tappeiner, U, Wangai, P, Windhorst, W, Zeleny, J.
Assessing ecosystem service potentials to evaluate terrestrial, coastal and marine ecosystem types in Northern Germany – An expert-based matrix approach
Ecological Indicators, Volume 112, 106116
doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106116

Vetter, V.M., Kreyling, J., Dengler, J., Apostolova, I., Arfin‐Khan, M.A., Berauer, B.J., Berwaers, S., De Boeck, H.J., Nijs, I., Schuchardt, M.A., Sopotlieva, D., von Gillhausen, P., Wilfahrt, P.A., Zimmermann, M. and Jentsch, A.
Invader presence disrupts the stabilizing effect of species richness in plant community recovery after drought.
Glob Change Biol. 26:3539–3551.

Makoto, K., Wilson, S.D., Sato, T., Blume–Werry, G. and Cornelissen, J.H.C.
Synchronous and asynchronous root and shoot phenology in temperate woody seedlings.
Oikos. Accepted Author Manuscript.

Harvey, J.E., Smiljanić, M., Scharnweber, T., Buras, A., Cedro, A., Cruz‐García, R., Drobyshev, I., Janecka, K., Jansons, Ā., Kaczka, R., Klisz, M., Läänelaid, A., Matisons, R., Muffler, L., Sohar, K., Spyt, B., Stolz, J., van der Maaten, E., van der Maaten‐Theunissen, M., Vitas, A., Weigel, R., Kreyling, J. and Wilmking, M.
Tree growth influenced by warming winter climate and summer moisture availability in northern temperate forests
Glob Change Biol. Accepted Author Manuscript
doi: 10.1111/gcb.14966

Halbritter A, [...] Beil I, [...] Blume-Werry G, [...] Kreyling J, [...] Malyshev A, [...] Muffler L, et al.
The handbook for standardised field and laboratory measurements in terrestrial climate‐change experiments and observational studies (ClimEx)
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (1), 22-37
doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13331


Gregor, T., Blindow, I., Casanova, M.T. and Schubert, H.
(2721) Proposal to conserve the name Chara flexilis (Nitella flexilis) (Characeae) with a conserved type.
TAXON, 68: 1363-1364.

Kreyling J.
The Ecological Importance of Winter in Temperate, Boreal, and Arctic Ecosystems in Times of Climate Change.
In: Cánovas F., Lüttge U., Leuschner C., Risueño MC. (eds) Progress in Botany Vol. 81. Progress in Botany, vol 81.
Springer, Cham
doi: 10.1007/124_2019_35

Kreyling, J, Grant, K, Hammerl, V, Arfin-Khan, MAS, Malyshev, AV, Peñuelas, J, Pritsch, K, Sardans, J, Schloter, M, Schuerings, J, Jentsch, A & Beierkuhnlein, C
Winter warming is ecologically more relevant than summer warming in a cool-temperate grassland
Scientific Reports, Volume 9, Article number: 14632
doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51221-w

De Boeck, H. J., Bloor, J. M., Aerts, R., Bahn, M., Beier, C., Emmett, B. A., Estiarte, M., Grünzweig, J. M., Halbritter, A. H., Holub, P., Jentsch, A., Klem, K., Kreyling, J., Kröel‐Dulay, G., Larsen, K. S., Milcu, A., Roy, J., Sigurdsson, B. D., Smith, M. D., Sternberg, M., Vandvik, V., Wohlgemuth, T., Nijs, I. and Knapp, A. K.
Understanding ecosystems of the future will require more than realistic climate change experiments – A response to Korell et al.
Glob Change Biology.

Schwieger, S., Blume-Werry, G., Peters, B. Smiljanić, M., Kreyling, J.
Patterns and drivers in spring and autumn phenology differ above- and belowground in four ecosystems under the same macroclimatic conditions
Plant Soil 1-13.
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-019-04300-w

G Blume‐Werry, A Milbau, LM Teuber, M Johansson, E Dorrepaal
Dwelling in the deep – strongly increased root growth and rooting depth enhance plant interactions with thawing permafrost soil
New Phytologist
DOI: 10.1111/nph.15903

Komatsu Kimberly J., Meghan L. Avolio, Nathan P. Lemoine, Forest Isbell, Emily Grman, Gregory R. Houseman, Sally E. Koerner, David S. Johnson, Kevin R. Wilcox, Juha M. Alatalo, John P. Anderson, Rien Aerts, Sara G. Baer, Andrew H. Baldwin, Jonathan Bates, Carl Beierkuhnlein, R. Travis Belote, John Blair, Juliette M. G. Bloor, Patrick J. Bohlen, Edward W. Bork, Elizabeth H. Boughton, William D. Bowman, Andrea J. Britton, James F. Cahill, Enrique Chaneton, Nona R. Chiariello, Jimin Cheng, Scott L. Collins, J. Hans C. Cornelissen, Guozhen Du, Anu Eskelinen, Jennifer Firn, Bryan Foster, Laura Gough, Katherine Gross, Lauren M. Hallett, Xingguo Han, Harry Harmens, Mark J. Hovenden, Annika Jagerbrand, Anke Jentsch, Christel Kern, Kari Klanderud, Alan K. Knapp, Juergen Kreyling, Wei Li, Yiqi Luo, Rebecca L. McCulley, Jennie R. McLaren, J. Patrick Megonigal, John W. Morgan, Vladimir Onipchenko, Steven C. Pennings, Janet S. Prevéy, Jodi N. Price, Peter B. Reich, Clare H. Robinson, F. Leland Russell, Osvaldo E. Sala, Eric W. Seabloom, Melinda D. Smith, Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia, Lara Souza, Katherine Suding, K. Blake Suttle, Tony Svejcar, David Tilman, Pedro Tognetti, Roy Turkington, Shannon White, Zhuwen Xu, Laura Yahdjian, Qiang Yu, Pengfei Zhang, Yunhai Zhang
Global change effects on plant communities are magnified by time and the number of global change factors imposed
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (36) 17867-17873
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1819027116

Weigel, R., Gilles, J., Manthey, M., Klisz, M., Kreyling, J.
Forest understory vegetation is more related to soil than to climate to-wards the cold distribution margin of European beech
Journal of Vegetation Science 30:756-755
DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12759

Kreyling, J., Puechmaille, S., Malyshev, A.V., Valladares, F.
Phenotypic plasticity closely linked to climate at origin and resulting in increased mortality under warming and frost stress in a common grass
Ecology and Evolution 9: 1344-1352
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4848

Meyer, J., Dahlke, S., Kafka, M., Kerkow, A., Lindner, C., Kube, S., Nawka, B., Schubert, H., Schumann, R., Blindow, I.
Submerged vegetation in a shallow brackish lagoon does not enhance water clarity but offers substantial refuge for zooplankton

Aquatic Botany (in press)

Paar, M. , de la Vega, C. , Horn, S. , Asmus, R. and Asmus, H.
Kelp belt ecosystem response to a changing environment in Kongsfjorden (Spitsbergen).
Ocean and Coastal Management, 167, pp. 60-77
DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.09.003


Kreyling J, Schweiger A, Bahn M, Ineson P, Migliavacca M, Morel-Journel T, Schtickzelle N, Steenberg Larsen K
To replicate, or not to replicate – that is the question: When to use unreplicated multi-level designs in ecological experiments.
Ecology Letters
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13134

Craven D, Eisenhauer N, Pearse W, Hautier Y, Isbell F, Roscher C, Bahn M, Beierkuhnlein C, Buchmann N, Byun C, Bönisch G, Catford J, Cerabolini B, Cornelissen JHC, Craine J, De Luca E, Kreyling J, Ebeling A, Griffin J, Hector A, Hines J, Jentsch A, Kattge J, Lanta V, Lemoine N, Meyer S, Minden V, Onipchenko V, Polley H, Reich P, van Ruijven J, Schamp B, Smith MB, Soudzilovskaia N, Tilman D, Weigelt A, Wilsey B, Manning P
Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity-stability relationship.
Nature Ecology & Evolution
DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0647-7

Hacket-Pain AJ, Ascoli D, Vacchiano G, Biondi F, Cavin L, Conedera M, Drobyshev I, Dorado Liñán I, Friend AD, Grabner M, Hartl C, Kreyling J, Lebourgeois F, Levanič T, Menzel A, van der Maaten E, van der Maaten-Theunissen M, Muffler L, Motta R, Roibu C-C, Popa I, Scharnweber T, Weigel R, Wilmking M, Zang C
Climatically controlled reproduction drives inter-annual growth variability in a temperate tree species.
Ecology Letters
DOI: 10.1111/ele.13158

Weigel R, Muffler L, Klisz M, Kreyling J, van der Maaten-Theunissen M, Wilmking M, van der Maaten E
Winter matters: Sensitivity to winter climate and cold events increases towards the cold distri-bution margin of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.).
Journal of Biogeography,
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.13444

Ammer C, Fischer A, Heer K, Seidl R, Ohse B, Heinrichs S, Mueller J, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Schall P, Annighöfer P, Haeberle K-H, Seidel D, Wagner S, Mund M, Feldmann E, Meyer P, Krämer-Klement K, Opgenoorth L, Vogt J, Gossner M, Mölder A, Berger U, Thomas F, Kreyling J, Huth F, Fichtner A
Key ecological research questions for Central European forests.
Basic and Applied Ecology
DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2018.07.006

Schubert, H.; Blindow, I.; Bueno, N. C.; Casanova, M. T.; Pełechaty, M.; Pukacz, A.
Ecology of charophytes - permanent pioneers and ecosystem engineers
Perspectives in Phycology 5(1), 61-74
DOI: 10.1127/pip/2018/0080

Arbeiter S., Roth T., Helmecke A., Haferland H.J., Tanneberger F., Jochen Bellebaum J.
Conflict between habitat conservation and Corncrake Crex crex brood protection in managed floodplain meadows
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 265: 15–21
DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2018.05.030

Blindow, I., Schories, D. Schubert, H.
Charyophytes of Chile - taxonomy and distribution. Part 2. Subfamily Nitelleae
Nova Hedwigia, 107(1-2), 49-90

Blindow, I., Marquardt, R., Schories, D. Schubert, H.
Charyophyceae of Chile - taxonomy and distribution. Part 1. Subfamily Chareae
Nova Hedwigia, 107(1-2), 1-47

S. Monteux, J.T. Weedon, G. Blume-Werry, K. Gavazov, V.E.J. Jassey, M. Johansson, F. Keuper, C. Olid, E. Dorepaal
Long-term in situ permafrost thaw effects on bacterial communities and potential aerobic respiration
The ISME Journal
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-018-0176-z

Herbst, A. Henningsen, Levke, Schubert, Hendrik, Blindow, I.
Encrustations and element composition of charophytes from fresh or brackish water sites – habitat- or species-specific differences?
Aquatic Botany, 148, 29-34

Srivastava, K., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Glaser, B. & Wiesenberg, G.L.B.
Short-term carbon dynamics in a temperate grassland and heathland ecosystem exposed to 104 days of drought followed by irrigation.
Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 54 (1), 41–62.
DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2017.1371714

Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Beierkuhnlein, C., Kreyling, J., Backhaus, S., Varga, S. & Jentsch, A.
Phenological sensitivity of early and late flowering species under seasonal warming and altered precipitation in a seminatural temperate grassland ecosystem.
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0220-2

Dietrich, C.C., Kreyling, J., Jentsch, A. & Malyshev, A.V.
Intraspecific variation in response to magnitude and frequency of freeze-thaw cycles in a temperate grass.
AoB PLANTS, 10 (1), plx068.
DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plx068

Henry, H.A.L., Abedi, M., Alados, C.L., Beard, K.H., Fraser, L.H., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Kulmatiski, A., Lamb, E.G., Sun, W., Vankoughnett, M.R., Venn, S., Werner, C., Beil, I., Blindow, I., Dahlke, S., Dubbert, M., Effinger, A., Garris, H.W., Gartzia, M., Gebauer, T., Arfin Khan, M.A.S., Malyshev, A.V., Morgan, J., Nock, C., Paulson, J.P., Pueyo, Y., Stover, H.J. & Yang, X.
Increased soil frost versus summer drought as drivers of plant biomass responses to reduced precipitation: Results from a globally coordinated field experiment.
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0231-7

Djukic I, Kepfer-Rojas S, Kappel Schmidt I, Larsen KS, Beier C, Berg B, Verheyend K, et Malyshev A & Weigel R et al.
Early stage litter decomposition across biomes
Science of The Total Environment628-629: 1369–1394
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.012

Sabine H, Alirangues Nuñez MM, Bakker ES, Blindow I, Davidson TA, Gillefalk M, Hansson LA, Janse JH, Janssen ABG, Jeppesen E, Kabus T, Kelly A, Köhler J, Lauridsen TL, Mooij WM, Noordhuis R, Phillips G, Rücker J, Schuster HH, Søndergaard M, Teurlincx S, van de Weyer K, van Donk E, Waterstraat A, Willby N, Sayer CD
Response of Submerged Macrophyte Communities to External and Internal Restoration Measures in North Temperate Shallow Lakes 
Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 194         
DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00194 

Arfin Khan MAS, Beierkuhnlein C, Kreyling J, Backhaus S, Varga S, Jentsch A
Phenological sensitivity of early and late flowering species under seasonal warming and altered precipitation in a seminatural temperate grassland ecosystem
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0220-2

Malyshev AV, Henry HAL, Bolte A, Arfin Khan MAS, Kreyling J
Temporal photoperiod sensitivity and forcing requirements for budburst in temperate tree seedlings
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 248: 82-90
DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.09.011


Blume-Werry G, Jansson R & Milbau A
Root phenology unresponsive to earlier snow melt despite advanced aboveground phenology in two subarctic plant communities
Functional Ecology 31:1493-1502
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12853

Schwieger S, Kreyling J, Milbau A & Blume-Werry G
Autumnal root phenology of contrasting vegetation types unchanged by warmer soils in subarctic tundra
Plant and Soil
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-017-3343-5

De Boeck HJ, Bloor JMG, Kreyling J, Ransijn JCG, Nijs I, Jentsch A, Zeiter M
Patterns and drivers of biodiversity-stability relationships under climate extremes
Journal of Ecology 
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12897

Tanneberger F, Flinks H, Arbeiter S, Minets M & Hegemann A
Diet analysis of wetland passerine nestlings using neck collars or faecal sampling produces similar results
Ardea 105(2): 145–152
DOI: 10.5253/arde.v105i2.a7

Tanneberger F, Tegetmeyer C, Busse S, Barthelmes A, Shumka S, Moles Mariné A, Jenderedjian K, Steiner GM, Essl F, Etzold J, Mendes C, Kozulin A, Frankard P, Milanović Đ, Ganeva A, Apostolova I, Alegro A, Delipetrou P, Navrátilová J, Risager M, Leivits A, Fosaa AM, Tuominen S, Muller F, Bakuradze T, Sommer M, Christanis K, Szurdoki E, Oskarsson H, Brink SH, Connolly J, Bragazza L, Martinelli G, Aleksāns O, Priede A, Sungaila D, Melovski L, Belous T, Saveljić D, de Vries F, Moen A, Dembek W, Mateus J, Hanganu J, Sirin A, Markina A, Napreenko M, Lazarević P, Šefferová Stanová V, Skoberne P, Heras Pérez P, Pontevedra-Pombal X, Lonnstad J, Küchler M, Wüst-Galley C, Kirca S, Mykytiuk O, Lindsay R & Joosten H
The peatland map of Europe
Mires and Peat 19, Article 22: 1–17
DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2016.OMB.264

Kreyling J, Dengler J, Walter J, Velev N, Ugurlu E, Sopotlieva D, Ransijn J, Picon-Cochard C, Nijs I, Hernandez P, Güler B, von Gillhaussen P, De Boeck HJ, Bloor JMG, Berwaers S, Beierkuhnlein C, Arfin Khan MAS, Apostolova I, Altan Y, Zeiter M, Wellstein C, Sternberg M, Stampfli A, Campetella G, Bartha S, Bahn M, Jentsch A
Species richness effects on grassland recovery from drought depend on community productivity in a multisite experiment
Ecology Letters 20(11): 1405–1413
DOI: 10.1111/ele.12848

Wilcox KR, Tredennick AT, Koerner SE, Grman E, Hallett LM, Avolio ML, La Pierre KJ, Houseman GR, Isbell F, Johnson DS, Alatalo JM, Baldwin AH, Bork EW, Boughton EH, Bowman WD, Britton AJ, Cahill JF, Collins SL, Du G, Eskelinen A, Gough L, Jentsch A, Kern C, Klanderud K, Knapp AK, Kreyling J, Luo Y, McLaren JR, Megonigal P, Onipchenko V, Prevéy J, Price JN, Robinson CH, Sala OE, Smith MD, Soudzilovskaia NA, Souza L, Tilman D, White SR, Xu Z, Yahdjian L, Yu Q, Zhang P, Zhang Y
Asynchrony among local communities stabilises ecosystem function of metacommunities
Ecology Letters  20(12):1534-1545
DOI: 10.1111/ele.1286

Krab EJ, Roennefarth J, Becher M, Blume-Werry G, Keuper F, Klaminder J, Kreyling J, Makoto K, Milbau A, Dorrepaal E
Winter warming effects of tundra shrub performance are species-specific and dependent on spring conditions
Journal of Ecology 106(2):599-612
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12872

Steinbauer MJ, Kreyling J, Stöhr C, Audorff V
Positive sport-biosphere interactions? - Cross-country skiing delays spring phenology of meadow vegetation 
Basic and Applied Ecology

Bengtsson, MM, Bühler A, Brauer A, Dahlke S, Schubert H, Blindow I.
Eelgrass leaf surface microbiomes are locally variable and highly correlated with epibiotic Eukaryotes
Frontiers in Microbiology 8 (1312): 1-11
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01312

Urbina I, Sardans J, Grau O, Beierkuhnlein C, Jentsch J, Kreyling J, Penuelas J
Plant community composition affects the species biogeochemical niche
Ecosphere 8(5): 1-14
DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1801

Nothers M, Segev N, Kreyling J, Hjazin A, Groner E
Desert vegetation forty years after an oil spill
Journal of Environmental Quality 46(3):568-575
DOI: 10.2134/jeq2016.03.0078

Schuster MJ, Kreyling J, Berwaers S,Walter J, De Boeck HJ, Dengler J, Nijs I, Jentsch A
Drought inhibits synergistic interactions of native and exotic litter mixtures during decomposition in temperate grasslands
Plant and Soil 79: 1-12
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-016-3162-0

Arbeiter S, Franke E, Helmecke A, Tanneberger F
Habitat preference of female Corncrakes Crex crex: implications for the conservation of breeding sites in a secretive species
Bird Study 64(2): 255-263
DOI: 10.1080/00063657.2017.1318107

Wellstein C, Poschlod P, Gohlke A, Chelli S, Campetella G, Rosbakh S, Canullo R, Kreyling J, Jentsch A, Beierkuhnlein C
Effects of extreme drought on specific leaf area of grassland species: A meta-analysis of experimental studies in temperate and sub-Mediterranean systems
Global Change Biology 23(6): 2473-2481
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13662

Michalski SG, Malyshev AV, Kreyling J
Trait variation in response to varying winter temperatures, diversity patterns and signatures of selection along the latitudinal distribution of the widespread grassland plant Arrhenatherum elatius
Ecology and Evolution 7(9): 3268-3280
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2936

Grant K, Kreyling J, Beierkuhnlein C, Jentsch A
Importance of seasonality for the response of a mesic temperate grassland to increased precipitation variability and warming
Ecosystems  20(8): 1454–1467
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-017-0122-3

Blindow I, Gauger D, Alhaus M
Management regimes in a coastal heathland – effects on vegetation, nutrient balance, biodiversity and gain of bioenergy
Journal of Coastal Conservation 21(2): 273–288
DOI: 10.1007/s11852-017-0499-3

Príncipe A, van der Maaten E, van der Maaten-Theunissen M, Struwe T, Wilmking M, Kreyling J
Low resistance but high resilience in growth of a major deciduous forest tree (Fagus sylvatica L.) in response to late spring frost in southern Germany
Trees 31(2): 743-751
DOI: 10.1007/s00468-016-1505-3


Malyshev AV, Arfin Khan MAS, Beierkuhnlein C, Steinbauer MJ, Henry HAL, Jentsch A, Dengler J, Willner E, Kreyling J
Plant responses to climatic extremes: within-species variation equals among-species variation
Global Change Biology 22(1): 449-464
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13114

Walter J, Kreyling J, Singh BK, Jentsch A
Effects of extreme weather events and legume presence on mycorrhization of Plantago lanceolata and Holcus lanatus in the field
Plant Biology 18(2): 262-270
DOI: 10.1111/plb.12379

Buhk C, Kammer M, Beierkuhnlein C, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Jungkunst HF
On the influence of provenance to soil quality enhanced stress reaction of young beech trees to summer drought
Ecology and Evolution 6(22): 8276-8290
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2472

Arfin Khan MAS, Kreyling J, Beierkuhnlein C, JentschA
Ecotype-specific improvement of nitrogen status in European grasses after drought combined with rewetting
Acta Oecologica 77: 118-127
DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2016.10.004

Kreyling J, Arfin Khan MAS, Sultana F, Babel W, Beierkuhnlein C, Foken T, Walter J, JentschA
Drought effects in climate change manipulation experiments: Quantifying the influence of ambient weather conditions and rain-out shelter artifacts
Ecosystems 20(2): 301-315
DOI: 10.1007/s10021-016-0025-8

Blume-Werry G, Kreyling J, Laudon H, MilbauA
Short-term climate change manipulation effects do not scale up to long-term legacies: Effects of an absent snow cover on boreal forest plants
Journal of Ecology 104(6): 1638-1648
DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12636

Muffler L, Beierkuhnlein C, Aas G, Jentsch A, Schweiger AH, Zohner C, Kreyling J
Distribution ranges and spring phenology explain late frost sensitivity in 170 woody plants from the Northern Hemisphere
Global Ecology and Biogeography 25(9): 1061-1071
DOI: 10.1111/geb.12466

Güler B, Jentsch A, Apostolova I, Bartha B, Bloor JMG, Campetella G, Canullo R, Hazi J, Kreyling J, Pottier J, Szabo G, Terziyska T, Ugurlu E, Wellstein C, Zimmermann Z, DenglerJ
How plot shape and spatial arrangement affect plant species richness counts: implications for sampling design and rarefaction analyses
Journal of Vegetation Science 27(4): 692-703
DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12411

Craven D, Isbell F, Manning P, Connolly J, Bruelheide H, Ebeling A, Roscher C, van Ruijven J, Weigelt A, Wilsey B, Beierkuhnlein C, de Luca E, Griffin JN, Hautier Y, Hector A, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Lanta V, Loreau M, Meyer ST, Mori AS, Naeem S, Palmborg C, Polley HW, Reich PB, Schmid B, Siebenka A, Seabloom E, Thakur MP, Tilman D, Vogel A, Eisenhauer N
Plant diversity effects on grassland productivity are robust to both nutrient enrichment and drought
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371(1694)
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0277

Blume-Werry G, Wilson SD, Kreyling J, MilbauA
The hidden season: growing season is 50% longer below than above ground along an arctic elevation gradient
New Phytologist 209(3): 978-986
DOI: 10.1111/nph.13655

Teltewskoi A, Beermann F, Beil I, Bobrov A, De Klerk P, Lorenz S, Lüder A, Michaelis D, JoostenH
4000 years of changing wetness in a permafrost polygon peatland (Kytalyk, NE Siberia): A comparative high-resolution multi-proxy study
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 27(1): 76-95
DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1869

Blindow I, Dahlke S, Dewart A, Flügge S, Hendreschke M, Kerkow A, MeyerJ
Long-term and interannual changes of submerged macrophytes and their associated diaspore reservoir in a shallow southern Baltic Sea bay: influence of eutrophication and climate
Hydrobiologia 778(1):121-136
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-016-2655-4



Isbell F, Craven D, Connolly J, Loreau M, Schmid B, Beierkuhnlein C, Bezemer T M, Bonin C, Bruelheide H, de Luca E, Ebeling A, Griffin JN, Guo Q, Hautier Y, Hector A, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Lanta V, Manning P, Meyer ST, Mori AS, Naeem S, Niklaus PA, Polley HW, Reich PB, Roscher C, Seabloom EW, Smith MD, Thakur MP, Tilman D, Tracy BF, van der Putten WH, van Ruijven J, Weigelt A, Weisser WW, Wilsey B, EisenhauerN
Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes
Nature 526: 574-577
DOI: 10.1038/nature15374

Jopke C, Kreyling J, Maes J, Koellner T
Interactions among ecosystem services across Europe: Bagplots and cumulative correlation coefficients reveal synergies, trade-offs, and regional patterns
Ecological Indicators 49: 46-52
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.09.037

Kreyling J, Schmid S, AasG
Cold tolerance of tree species is related to the climate of their native ranges
Journal of Biogeography 42(1): 156-166
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12411

Myers-Smith IH, Hallinger M, Blok D, Sass-Klaassen U, Rayback SA, Weijers S, Trant A, Naito AT, Tape KD, Wipf S, Rixen C, Dawes MA, Wheeler J, Buchwal A, Baittinger C, Macias-Fauria M, Forbes BC, Lévesque E, Boulanger-Lapointe N, Beil I, Ravolainen V, WilmkingM
Methods for measuring arctic and alpine shrub growth: A review
Earth-Science Reviews 140:1-13
DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.10.004

Harter DEV, Nagy L, Backhaus S, Beierkuhnlein C, Fussi B, Huber G, Jentsch A, Konnert M, Thiel D, Kreyling J
A comparison of genetic diversity and phenotypic plasticity among European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) populations from Bulgaria and Germany under drought and temperature manipulation
International Journal of Plant Sciences 176(3): 232–244
DOI: 10.1086/679349

De Boeck HJ, Vicca S, Roy J, Nijs I, Milcu A, Kreyling J, Jentsch A, Chabbi A, Campioli M, Callaghan T, Beierkuhnlein C, BeierC
Global change experiments: Challenges and opportunities
BioScience 65(9): 922-931
DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biv099

Kreyling J, Schuerings J, Malyshev A, Vogt L, Werner C, JentschA
Nitrogen leaching is enhanced after a winter warm spell but mainly controlled by vegetation composition in temperate zone mesocosms
Plant and Soil 396(1-2): 85-96
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-015-2587-1

Gellesch E, Wellstein C, Beierkuhnlein C, Kreyling J, Walter J, JentschJ
Plant community composition is a crucial factor for heath performance under precipitation extremes
Journal of Vegetation Science 26(5): 975-984
DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12304

Malyshev A, Arfin Khan MAS, Beierkuhnlein C, Steinbauer MJ, Henry HAL, Jentsch A, Dengler J, Willner E, KreylingJ
Plant responses to climatic extremes: within-species variation equals among-species variation
Global Change Biology 22(1): 449-464
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13114

Urbina I, Sardans J, Beierkuhnlein C, Jentsch A, Backhaus S, Grant K, Kreyling J, Peñuelas J
Shifts in the elemental composition of plants during a very severe drought
Environmental and Experimental Botany 111: 63-73
DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2014.10.005

Beil I, Buras A, Hallinger M, Smiljanic M, WilmkingM
Shrubs tracing sea surface temperature - Calluna vulgaris on the Faroe Islands
International Journal of Biometeorology 59(11):1567–1575
DOI: 10.1007/s00484-015-0963-4

Gargallo-Garriga A, Sardans J, Pérez-Trujillo M, Ovarec M, Urban O, Jentsch A, Kreyling J, Beierkuhnlein C, Parella  T, Peñuelas J
Warming differentially influences the effects of drought on stoichiometry and metabolomics in shoots and roots
New Phytologist 207(3): 591-603
DOI: 10.1111/nph.13377

Books, boochapters and other publications

Joosten H, Tanneberger F, Moen A (eds)
Mires and peatlands of Europe: Status, distribution and conservation
Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 730 p. (2017)
ISBN 978-3-510-65383-6, paperback

Pukacz A, Pełechaty M, Schubert H, Blindow I, Raabe U
Ochrona jezior ramienicowych Ziemi Lubuskiej i Brandenburgii – Schutz von Characeen-Seen im Lebuser Land und in Brandenburg
Słubice (2016)
Hrsg. Stiftung für Deutsch-Polnische Zusammenarbeit

Arbeitsgruppe Characeen Deutschlands (Hrsg.)
Armleuchteralgen. Die Characeen Deutschlands
Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg (2016)

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