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Functional Ecology
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Publishing original research papers on organismal ecology.
Publishing original research papers on organismal ecology.

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Functional Ecology supports the British Ecology Society’s Special Interest Groups, volunteer groups that provide a focus of activity in specific areas of ecology. In this post, we’re introducing our readers to the Tropical Ecology Special Interest Group.…
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Ahead of this year’s British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Functional Ecology Associate Editor, Julia Koricheva of Royal Holloway, shares her picks for the meeting. Julia will also be taking over @FunEcology on Monday, for a first-hand tour of…
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Functional Ecology supports the British Ecology Society’s Special Interest Groups, volunteer groups that provide a focus of activity in specific areas of ecology. In this post, we’re introducing our readers to the Plant Environmental Physiology Group.…
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Michael E. Van Nuland, Ian M. Ware, Joseph K. Bailey, and Jennifer A. Schweitzer Plants take up nutrients from the soil to grow and build important structures like leaves and roots. As plants interact with their environment (including the soil bacteria…
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Jared M. Goos, Cameron J. Swain , Stephan B. Munch and Matthew R. Walsh Arguably the most important goal of organisms is to maximize the chance that their offspring reach adulthood and reproduce. Often, mothers can influence the features of their…
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Raphael Aussenac, Yves Bergeron, Dominique Gravel and Igor Drobyshev There is mounting evidence that tree species diversity increases the temporal stability of forest growth. This stabilising effect of diversity has mainly been attributed to species…
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Vincent Hin & André M. de Roos All organisms need to spend a certain amount of their energy on self-maintenance. The rate at which they do so is called the maintenance rate, or basal metabolic rate. Body size is the main determinant of the maintenance…
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Marta Quitián, Vinicio Santillán, Irene M. A. Bender, Carlos Iván Espinosa, Jürgen Homeier, Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Matthias Schleuning and Eike Lena Neuschulz Many ecosystem functions, such as pollination or seed dispersal, are based on the interactions…
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Sebastien M. J. Portalier , Gregor F. Fussmann, Michel Loreau and Mehdi Cherif   A good understanding of predation would lead to major insights into subjects as diverse as the structure of food webs, resistance to species loss, response to invasions and…
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Ahead of this year’s British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, we wanted to give you the chance to get to know some of the people behind the decision letters. Today, we have our newest Senior Editor, Enrico Rezende of the Pontificia Universidad Católica…
Meet the Editors: Enrico Rezende
Meet the Editors: Enrico Rezende
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