Publikationen

2017

WILLIAMS, L., COLESIE, C., WESTBERG, M., WEDIN, M. and BÜDEL, B. (2017) Lichen acclimation to changing environments: photobiont switching vs. climate specific uniqueness in Psora decipiens. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2809.

DAL GRANDE, F., SHARMA, R., MEISER A., ROLSHAUSEN, G., BÜDEL, B., MISHRA, B., THINES, M., OTTE, J., PFENNINGER, M., SCHMITT, I. (2017) Adaptive differentiation coincides with local bioclimatic conditions along an elevational cline in populations of a lichen-forming fungus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 93. DOI 10.1186/s12862-017-0929-8.

COLESI, C., WILLIAMS, L. and BÜDEL, B. (2017) Water relations in the soil crust lichen Psora decipiens are optimized via anatomical variability. The Lichenologist, in press.

RODRIGUEZ-CABALLERO, E., PAUL, M., TAMM, A., CAESAR, J., BÜDEL, B., ESCRIBANO, P., HILL, J., WEBER, B. (2017) Bio-mass assessment of microbial surface communities by means of hyperspectral remote sensing data. Science of the Total Environment, 586C: 1287-1297.

WILLIAMS, L., JUNG, P., ZHENG, L.-J., MAIER, S., PEER, T., GRUBE, M., WEBER, B., BÜDEL, B. (2017) Assessing recovery of Biological Soil Crusts across a latitudinal gradient in Western Europe. Restoration Ecology, in press.

RAGGIO, J., GREEN, T.G.A., SANCHO, L.G., PINTADO, A., COLESI, C., WEBER, B. and BÜDEL, B. (2017) Biological Soil Crusts across Europe behave as a single functional type regardless of composition or location. Geoderma 306: 10-17.

KAUFF, F., BACHRAN, A.C., SCHULTZ, M., HOFSTETTER, V., LUTZONI, F., BÜDEL, B. (2017). Molecular data favours a mono-generic Peltulaceae (Lichinomycetes). The Lichenologist (accepted).

2016

KELCH, N.-S., NEVES, F.S., FERNANDES, G.W. & WIRTH, R. (2016): Mechanisms driving galling success in a fragmented landscape: Synergy of habitat and top-down factors along temperate forest edges. PlosOne 11:e0157448

CORRÊA, M.M., SILVA, P.S.D., WIRTH, R., TABARELLI, M. & LEAL I.R. (2016): Foraging activity of leaf-cutting ants changes light availability and plant assemblage in Atlantic forest. Ecological Entomology,DOI: 10.1111/een.12312

COLESIE, C. BÜDEL, B., GREEN, T.G.A. (2016): Endolithic communities in the Mc Murdo Dry Valleys: biomass, turnover, cyanobacteria and location – a preliminary insight. Algological Studies 151/152: 51-68

FELDE, V.J.M.N.L., ROSSI, F., COLESIE, C., UTEAU-PUSCHMANN, D., HORN, R., FELIX-HENNINGSEN, P., DE PHILLIPIS, R., PETH, S. (2016) Pore characteristics in biological soil crusts are independent of extracellular polymeric substances. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 103, 294-299

COLESIE, C., GREEN, T.G.A., RAGGIO, J., BÜDEL, B., (2016) Summer activity patterns of Antarctic and high alpine lichen dominated biological soil crusts - similar but different? Arctic, Antarctic an Alpine Research DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1657/AAAR0015-047

WILLIAMS, L., BORCHHARDT, N., COLESIE, C., BAUM C., KOMSIC-BUCHMANN K., RIPPIN M., BECKER B., KARSTEN U., BÜDEL, B. (2016): Biological soil crusts of Arctic Svalbard and of Livingston Island, Antarctica. Polar Biology DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-1967-1

COLESIE, C., FELDE, V.J.M.N.L., BÜDEL, B. (2016) Composition and macro-structure of biological soil crusts. Ecological Studies, Biological Soil Crusts: An Organizing Principle in Drylands, Eds. Weber, B., Büdel, B., Belnap, J. (Springer) ISBN 978-3-319-30214-0. Ecological Studies 226, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-30214-0_

SANCHO, L., BELNAP, J., COLESIE, C., RAGGIO, J., WEBER, B. (2016) Carbon budgets of biological soil crusts at the micro, meso, and macro scales. Ecological Studies, Biological Soil Crusts: An Organizing Principle in Drylands, Eds. Weber, B., Büdel, B., Belnap, J. (Springer) Ecological Studies 226

GHILOUFI, W., BÜDEL, B., and CHAIEB, M. (2016) Effects of biological soil crusts on a Mediterranean perennial grass (Stipa tenacissima L.). Plant Biosystems, DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2015.1118165

WILLIAMS, W., BÜDEL, B., DRISCOLL, C. (2016) Extensive and diverse biocrusts protect remnant dunes and flood plains of Bladensburg National Park. Australasian Plant Conservation Bulletin 24(3)

BELNAP, J., WEBER, B., and BÜDEL, B. (2016). Biological soil crusts as an organizing principle in drylands. In: Weber, B., Belnap, J., and Büdel, B. Ecological Studies 226: 3-13

BÜDEL, B., DULIC, T., DARIENKO, T., RYBALKA, N., and FRIEDL, T. (2016). Cyanobacteria and algae of biological soil crusts. In: Weber, B., Belnap, J., and Büdel, B. Ecological Studies 226: 55-80

BOWKER, M.A., BELNAP, J., BÜDEL, B., SANNIER, C., PITRASIAK, N., ELDRIDGE, D., and RIVERA-AGUILAR, V. (2016) Controls on distribution patterns of biological soil crusts at micro- to global scales. In: Weber, B., Belnap, J., and Büdel, B. Ecological Studies 226: 173-197

BELNAP J., BÜDEL, B. (2016) Biological soil crusts as soil stabilizers. In: Weber, B., Belnap, J., and Büdel, B. Ecological Studies226: 305-320

WEBER, B., BÜDEL, B., and BELNAP, J. (2016) Synthesis. In: Weber, B., Belnap, J., and Büdel, B. Ecological Studies 226: 527-534

WILLIAMS, L., LOEWEN-SCHNEIDER, K., MAIER, S., and BÜDEL, B. (2016) Cyano-bacterial diversity of western European biological soil crusts (BSCs) along a latitudinal gradient. FEMS Ecology

2015

POINTING, S.B., BÜDEL, B., CONVEY, P., GILLMAN, L., KOERNER, C., LEUZINGER, S., and VINCENT, W.F. (2015). Biogeography of photoautotrophs in the high polar biome. Frontiers in Plant Sciences; doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00692

PANDE, S; SHITUT, S., FREUND L., WESTERMANN M., BERTELS F., COLESIE C., BISCHOFS I.B., KOST C. (2015) Metabolic cross-feeding via intercellular nanotubes among bacteria. Nature communications 6, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7238

COLESIE, C:, KALLFELZ, M. (2015) Leben in antarktischen Trockentälern – eine Forscherin berichtet über biologische Bodenkrusten. Biologie 12: 22-25

STEPHAN, J. G., WIRTH, R., LEAL, I. R. & MEYER, S. T. (2015). Spatially heterogeneous nest-clearing behavior coincides with rain event in the leaf-cutting ant Atta cephalotes Linnaeus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Neotropical Entomology, DOI 10.1007/s13744-014-0267-0.

CHIU, A., BRAIDY, N., MARçAL, H., WELCH, J., GEHRINGER, MM., GUILLEMIN, G., NEILAN, BA. (2015) Global cellular responses to β-methyl-amino-l-alanine (BMAA) by olfactory ensheathing glial cells (OEC). Toxicon 99:136 – 145.

2014

SANCHO, L.G., MAESTRE, F.T., BÜDEL B. (2014) Biological soil crusts in a changing world: introduction to the special issue. Biodiversity and conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-014-0727-1

LEAL, I. R., WIRTH, R., TABARELLI, M. (2014) The multiple impacts by leaf-cutting ants and their novel ecological role in human-modified neotropical forests. Biotropica, 46: 516–528

THIELE, T., KOST, C., ROCES, F., WIRTH, R. (2014) Foraging leaf-cutting ants learn to reject Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera plants that emit herbivore-induced volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology DOI: 10.1007/s10886-014-0460-y

WILLIAMS, WJ., BÜDEL, B., REICHENBERGER, H., ROSE, N. (2014) Cyanobacteria in the Australian northern savannah
detect the difference between intermittent dry season and wet season rain. Biodiversity and Conservation DOI: 10.1007/s10531-014-0713-7

BÜDEL, B. (2014) Algen im Spessart: nicht nur im Wasser; Jber. Wett. Ges. ges. Naturkunde 163: 145–159

COLESIE, C., GREEN, TGA., TÜRK, R., HOGG, ID., SANCHO, LG., BÜDEL, B. (2014) Terrestrial biodiversity along the Ross Sea coastline, Antarctica: lack of a latitudinal gradient and potential limits of bioclimatic modeling. Polar Biology DOI: 10.1007/s00300-014-1513-y

BÜDEL, B., COLESIE, C. (2014) Biological soil crusts. In: Antarctic Terrestrial Microbiology: Physical and Biological Properties of Antarctic Soil Habitats; COWAN, D. (Ed.); pp: 131-161; Springer Heidelberg, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-45213-0_8

COLESIE, C., GREEN, T.G.A., HAFERKAMP, I., BÜDEL, B. (2014) Lichen dominated soil crusts show changes in composition, CO2 gas exchange, and carbon allocation as stress-related traits across habitats of different severity. The ISME journal. doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.47.

BÜDEL, B., COLESIE, C., GREEN, T.G.A., GRUBE, M., LAZARO-SUAU, R., LOEWEN-SCHNEIDER, K., MAIER, S., PEER, T., PINTADO, A., RAGGIO, J., RUPRECHT, U., SANCHO, L., SCHROETER, B:, TÜRK, R., WEBER, B., WEDIN, M., WESTBERG, M., WILLIAMS, L., ZHENG, L. (2014) Improved appreciation of the functioning and importance of biological soil crusts in Europe – The Soil Crust International project (SCIN). Biodiversity and Conservation.DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0645-2

RAGGIO, J., PINTADO, A., VIVAS, M., SANCHO, L.G:, BÜDEL, B., COLESIE, C., WEBER, B., SCHROETER, B:, GREEN, T.G.A. (2014) Continous chlorophyll fluorescence, gas exchange and microclimate monitoring in a natural soil crust habitat in Tabernas badlands, Almeria, Spain: Progessing towards a model to understand productivity. Biodiversity and Conservation. DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0692-8

2013

SOUZA D.G., SANTOS B.A., WIRTH R., LEAL I.R. & Tabarelli M. 2013. Community-level patterns of insect herbivory in a fragmented Atlantic forest landscape. Environmental Entomology 42: 430-437

CUDDY, W.S., SUMMERELL, B.A., NEILAN B.A., GEHRINGER M. M. (2013) Inoculation with Nostoc, Microcoleus vaginatus and Leptolyngbya is detrimental to the growth of wheat (Tritium aestivum L.) under salt stress. Plant and Soil 370: 317-332

CHIU, A., GEHRINGER, M. M., BRAIDY, N., GUILLEMIN, G., WELCH, J., NEILAN, B.A. (2013) Gliotoxicity of the cyanotoxin, ß-methyl-amino-L-alanine (BMAA). Nature Scientific Reports 3: 1482

GEHRINGER, M. M., WANNICKE, N. (2013) Climate change and regulation of hepatoxin production in cyanobacteria. FEMS Microbial Ecology (Accepted 20.1.2014)

DOJANI, S., KAUFF, F., WEBER, B., BÜDEL, B. (2013) Genotypic and phenotypic diversity of cyanobacteria in biological soil crusts of the succulent Karoo and Nama Karoo of Southern Africa. Microbial ecology: doi 10.1007/s00248-013-0301-5

COLESIE, C., GOMMEAUX, M., GREEN, T.G.A., BÜDEL, B. (2013). Biological soil crusts in continental Antarctica: Garwood Valley, Southern Victoria Land, and Diamond Hill, Darwin Mountains region. Antarctic Science: doi.1017/S0954102013000291

BÜDEL, B., VIVAS, M. & O. L. LANGE. (2013). Lichen species dominance and the resulting photosynthetic behavior of Sonoran Desert soil crust types (Baja California, Mexico). Ecological Processes 2:6.

WEBER, B., WESSELS, D. CJ., DEUTSCHEWITZ, K., DOJANI, S., REICHENBERGER; H. & B: BÜDEL. (2013). Ecological characterization of soil-inhabiting and hypolithic soil crusts within the Knersvlakte, South Africa: Ecological Processes. 2:8 doi:10.1186/2192-1709-2-8

PARDOW, A., and M. LAKATOS. (2013). Desiccation tolerance and global change: implications for tropical bryophytes in lowland forests. Biotropica 45: 27-36.

MEYER, S. T., NEUBAUER, M., SAYER, E. J., LEAL, I. R., TABARELLI, M. & WIRTH, R. (2013). Leaf-cutting ants as ecosystem engineers: topsoil and litter perturbations around Atta cephalotes nests reduce nutrient availability. Ecological Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/een.12043

SILVA, P. S. D., BIEBER, A. G., KNOCH, T., TABARELLI, M., LEAL, I. R. & WIRTH, R. (2013). Foraging in highly dynamic environments: leaf-cutting ants adjust foraging trail networks to pioneer plant availability. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12050

2012

LAKATOS, M., OBREGÓN, A., BÜDEL, B. and BENDIX, J. (2012). Midday dew – an overlooked factor enhancing photosynthetic activity of corticolous epiphytes in a perhumid tropical forest. New Phytologist, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.04034.x

ELBERT, W., WEBER, B., BURROWS, S., STEINKAMP, J., BÜDEL, B., ANDREAE, M.O., and PÖSCHL, U. (2012). Contribution of cryptogamic covers to the global cycles of carbon and nitrogen. Nature Geoscience 5: 459-462 + SI.

HUCK, S., BÜDEL, B., and SCHMITT, T. (2012). Ice-age isolation, postglacial hybridization and recent population bot-tlenecks shape the genetic structure of Meum athamanticum in Central Europe. Flora 207: 399-407

WILLIAMS, W. and BÜDEL, B. (2012). Species diversity, biomass and long-term patterns of biological soil crusts with special focus on Cyanobacteria of the Acacia aneura Mulga Lands of Queensland, Australia. Algological Studies. DOI: 10.1127/1864-1318/2012/059

BÜDEL, B. and KAUFF, F. (2012) Prokaryotic algae, Blue-Green Algae. In: FREY, W. (ed.), Syllabus of Plant Families. 13th ed., part 1/1. Gebr. Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Stuttgart; pp. 5-39.

BÜDEL, B. (2012) Extreme terrestrische Habitate: Biologische Krusten als Pioniere. In: BECK, E. (ed.) Die Vielfalt des Lebens: Wie hoch, wie komplex, warum? Wiley VCH Verlag, Weinheim, pp. 138-146.

KIDRON, G. and BÜDEL, B. (2012) Contrasting hydrological response of coastal and desert biocrusts. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9587.

KUNZ, N.S., HOFFMAN, M.T., and WEBER, B. (2012). Effects of heuweltjies and utilization on vegetation patterns in the Succulent Karoo, South Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 87: 198-205.

WEBER, B., GRAF, T. and BASS, M. (2012). Ecophysiological analysis of moss-dominated biological soil crusts and their separate components from the Succulent Karoo, South Africa. Planta 236: 129-139.

PARDOW, A., C. GEHRIG-DOWNIE, S. R. GRADSTEIN, and M. LAKATOS. 2012. Functional diversity of epiphytes in two tropical lowland rainforests, French Guiana: Using bryophyte life-forms to detect areas of high biodiversity. Biodiversity & Conservation 21: 3637-3655

LAKATOS M., WIRTH R., SPITZLEY P. & LEDERER F. (2012). Der Biosphärenturm - ein innovatives Alleinstellungsmerkmal zur Baumkronenforschung. Ann. Sci. Rés. Bios. Trans. Vosges du Nord-Pfälzerwald 16: 118-129.

RIBEIRO NETO, J. D., PINHO, B. X., MEYER, S. T., WIRTH, R. & LEAL, I. R. (2012). Drought stress drives intraspecific choice of food plants by Atta leaf-cutting ants. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 144: 209-215.

SILVA, P. S. D., LEAL, I. R., WIRTH, R. & TABARELLI, M. (2012). Spatial distribution and fruiting phenology of Protium heptaphyllum Aublet (March.) (Burceraceae) determine the design of the underground foraging system of Atta sexdens L. (Formicidae). Neotropical Entomology DOI 10.1007/s13744-012-0052-x.

SILVA, P. S. D., LEAL, I. R., WIRTH, R., MELO, F. P. L. & TABARELLI, M. (2012). Leaf-cutting ants alter seedling assemblages across second-growth stands of Brazilian Atlantic forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28: 361–368.

LEAL, I. R., WIRTH, R. & TABARELLI, M. (2012). Formigas cortadeiras e a ambigüidade de suas relações com plantas. In: DEL CLARO, K. and SILINGARDI, H. M. T. (eds.) Ecologia de Interações Plantas-Animais. Uma Abordagem Ecológico-Evolutiva. Technical Books Editora Ltda., Rio de Janeiro; pp. 217-239.

2011

WEBER, B., SCHERR, C., BICKER, F., FRIEDL, T., and BÜDEL, B. (2011). Respiration-induced weathering patterns of two endolithically growing lichens. Geobiology 9: 34-43.

KAUFF, F. and BÜDEL, B. (2011). Molecular phylogeny in the Cyanobacteria. Progress in Botany 72: 209-224.

SHAO, Y., SPITELLER, D., TANG, X., PING, L., COLESIE, C., MÜNCHBERG, U., LORENZ, S., SCHÖNEMANN, L., JIA, A., BARTRAM, S., SCHNEIDER, B., BÜDEL, B., POPP, J., SVATOŠ, A., HECKEL, D.G., and BOLAND, W. (2011) Crystallization of - and -carotene in the forgut of Spodoptera larvae feeding on suboptimal food plant. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 41: 211-218.

BÜDEL, B. (2011). Chroococcidiopsis. In: REITNER, J. and THIEL, V. (eds), Encyclopedia of Geobiology, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 273-274.

WEBER, B. and BÜDEL, B. (2011). Endoliths. In: REITNER, J. and THIEL, V. (eds), Encyclopedia of Geobiology, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 348-355.

WEBER, B. and BÜDEL, B. (2011). Fungi and lichens. In: REITNER, J. and THIEL, V. (eds), Encyclopedia of Geobiology, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 401-409.

BÜDEL, B. and SCHULTZ, M. (2011). Pseudopeltula necrocorticata spec. nov., a new species in the cyanolichen order Lichinales with an unusual thallus morphology. Bibliotheca Lichenologica 106: 15-20 + 3 color plates..

DOJANI, S., BÜDEL, B., DEUTSCHE-WITZ, K., and WEBER, B. (2011). Rapid succession of biological soil crusts after experimental disturbance in the Succu-lent Karoo, South Africa. Applied Soil Ecology 48: 263-269

BÜDEL, B. (2011) Cyanobacteria. In: BECK, E. and LÜTTGE, U. (eds.), Desiccation Tolerance in Plants. Ecological Studies 215: 11-21.

BÜDEL, B. (2011) Eukaryotic algae. In: BECK, E. and LÜTTGE, U. (eds.), Desiccation Tolerance in Plants. Ecological Studies 215: 45-63.

BÜDEL, B. (2011) Biologische Krusten – die Haut der Erde. Natur Forschung Museum 141: 250-263.

COLESIE, C., SCHEU, S., GREEN, T.G.A., WEBER, B., WIRTH, R., and BÜDEL, B. (2011). The advantage of growing on moss: facilitative effects on photosynthetic performance and growth in the cyanobacterial lichen Peltigera rufescens. Oecologia 169: 599-607/DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-2224-5

DOHM, C., LEAL, I. R., TABARELLI, M., MEYER, S. T. & WIRTH, R. (2011). Leaf-cutting ants proliferate in the Amazon: an expected response to forest edge? Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 645-649.

KOST, C., TREMMEL, M. & WIRTH, R. (2011). Do Leaf Cutting Ants Cut Undetected? Testing the effect of ant-induced plant defences on foraging decisions in Atta colombica. PLoS ONE 6(7): e22340.

LEAL, I. R., WIRTH, R. & TABARELLI, M. (2011). Dispersão de sementes por formigas cortadeiras. In: DELLALUCIA, T. M. C. (Ed.) Formigas cortadeiras. Editora da Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa; pp. 236-248.

SCHOENIAN, I., SPITELLER, M., GHASTE, M., WIRTH, R., HERZ, H. & SPITELLER, D. (2011). Chemical basis of the synergism and antagonism in microbial communities in the nests of leaf-cutting ants. PNAS doi:10.1073/pnas.1008441108.

MEYER, S.T., LEAL, I.R., TABARELLI, M., WIRTH, R. (2011). Ecosystem engineering by leaf-cutting ants: nests of Atta cephalotes drastically alter forest structure and microclimate. Ecological Entomology 36: 14-24.

FALCÃO, P. F., PINTO, S. R. R., WIRTH, R. & LEAL, I. R. (2011). Edge-induced narrowing of dietary diversity in leaf-cutting ants. Bulletin of Entomological Research 101: 305-311.

BIEBER, A. G. D., OLIVEIRA, M. A., WIRTH, R., TABARELLI, M. & LEAL, I. R. (2011). Do abandoned nests of leaf-cutting ants enhance plant recruitment in the Atlantic Forest? Austral Ecology 36: 220-232

2010

LÜTTGE, U. and BÜDEL, B. (2010) Resurrection kinetics of photosynthesis in desiccation tolerant aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta) on the bark of trees. Plant Biology 12: 437-444.

MICHL, T., HUCK, S., SCHMITT, T.; HAASE, P., and BÜDEL, B. (2010). The molecular population structure of the tall-forb Cicerbita alpina (L.) Wallr. (Asteraceae) supports the idea of cryptic glacial refugia in Central Europe. Bo-tanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 164: 142-154.

HAARMEYER, D. H., LUTHER-MO-SEBACH, J., DENGLER, J., SCHMIE-DEL, U., FINCKH, M., BERGER, K., DECKERT, J., DOMPTAIL, S. E., DRE-BER, N., GIBREEL, T., GROHMANN, C., GRÖNGRÖFT, A., HAENSLER, A., HANKE, W., HOFFMANN, A., HUSTED, L. B., KANGOMBE, F. N., KEIL, M., KRUG, C. B., LABITZKY, T., LINKE, T., MAGER, D., MEY, W., MUCHE, G., NAUMANN, C., PELLOWSKI, M., POW-RIE, L. W., PRÖPPER, M., RUTHER-FORD, M. C., SCHNEIDERAT, U., STROHBACH, B. J., VOHLAND, K., WEBER, B., WESULS, D., WISCH, U., ZEDDA, L., BÜDEL, B., DARIENKO, T., DEUTSCHEWITZ, K., DOJANI, S., ERB, E., FALK, T., FRIEDL, T., KANZ-LER, S.-E., LIMPRICHT, C., LINSEN-MAIR, K. E., MOHR, K., OLIVER, T., PETERSEN, A., RAMBOLD, G., ZEL-LER, U., AUSTERMÜHLE, R., BA-USCH, J., BÖSING, B. M., CLASSEN, N., DORENDORF, J., DORIGO, W., ESLER, K. J., ETZOLD, S., GRAIFF, A., GROTEHUSMANN, L., HECHT, J., HO-YER, P., KONGOR, R. Y., LANG, H., LIECKFELD, L. A. B., OLDELAND, J., PETERS, J., RÖWER, I. U., SEPTEM-BER, Z. M., SOP, T. K., VAN ROOYEN, M. W., WEBER, J., WILLER, J., JÜR-GENS, N. (2010): The BIOTA Observa-tories. – In: JÜRGENS, N., HAARMEY-ER, D. H., LUTHER-MOSEBACH, J., DENGLER, J., FINCKH, M., SCHMIE-DEL, U. (2010): Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 1: Patterns at local scale - the BIOTA Observatories: pp. 6–801, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

BÜDEL, B., DEUTSCHEWITZ, K., DOJANI, S., FRIEDL, T., DARIENKO, T., MOHR, K. I., WEBER, B. (2010): Biological soil crusts along the BIOTA Southern Africa transects. – In: SCHMIEDEL, U., JÜRGENS, N. [eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale: pp. 93–99, Klaus Hess Publish-ers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

WEBER, B., OLEHOWSKI, C., DEU-TSCHEWITZ, K., BÜDEL, B. (2010): Mapping of biological soil crusts in the Succulent Karoo using hyperspectral remote sensing data. – In: SCHMIEDEL, U., JÜRGENS, N. [eds.]: Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 2: Patterns and processes at regional scale: pp. 158–162, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

BÜDEL, B. (2010) Der Erfolg einer Symbiose: Flechten. Biologie in unserer Zeit 40(5): 322-333.

SCHMIEDEL, U., LINKE, T., CHRISTIAAN, R. A., FALK, T., GRÖNGRÖFT, A., HAARMEYER, D. H., HANKE, W., HENSTOCK, R., HOFFMAN, M. T., KUNZ, N., LABITZKY, T., LUTHER-MOSEBACH, J., LUTSCH, N., MEYER, S., PETERSEN, A., RÖWER, I. U., VAN DER MERWE, H., VAN ROOYEN, M. W., VOLLAN, B., WEBER, B. (2010): Environmental and socio-economic patterns and processes in the Succulent Karoo – frame conditions for the management of this biodiversity hotspot. – In: Hoffman, M. T., Schmiedel, U., Jürgens, N. (2010): Biodiversity in southern Africa. Volume 3: Implications for landuse and management: pp. 109-150, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen & Windhoek.

PARDOW, A., B. HARTARD, and M. LAKATOS. 2010. Morphological, photosynthetic and water relations traits underpin the contrasting success of two tropical lichen groups at the interior and edge of forest fragments. Annals of Botany Plants plq004: doi:10.1093/aobpla/plq1004

MEYER, S. T., LEAL, I. R., TABARELLI, M. & WIRTH, R. (2010). Performance and fate of tree seedlings on and around nests of the leaf-cutting ant Atta cephalotes: Ecological filters in a fragmented forest. Austral Ecology 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02217.x: no.

CORRÊA, M. M., SILVA, P. S. D., WIRTH, R., TABARELLI, M. & LEAL, I. R. (2010). How leaf-cutting ants impact forests: drastic nest effects on light environment and plant assemblages. Oecologia 162: 103–115.

2009

BÜDEL, B., DARIENKO, T., DEU-TSCHEWITZ, K., DOJANI, S., FRIEDL, T., MOHR, K. I, SALISCH, M., REIS-SER, W., and WEBER, B. (2009). Southern African biological soil crusts are ubiquitous and highly diverse in drylands, being restricted by rainfall frequency. Microbial Ecology 57: 229-247.

ZECH, H. und BÜDEL, B. (2009). Die „Weißen Steine“ bei Lohr am Main: eine weiße Blockhalde aus Buntsandstein. Spessart (2): 3-7.

SCHOCH, C.L., SUNG, G.H., LÓPEZ-GIRÁLDEZ, F., TOWNSEND, J.P., MIA-DLIKOWSKA, J., HOFSTETTER, V., ROBBERTSE, B., MATHENY, P.B., KAUFF, F., WANG, Z., GUEIDAN, C., ANDRIE, R.M., TRIPPE, K., CIUFETTI, L.M., WYNNS, A., FRAKER, E., HOD-KINSON, B.P., BONITO, G., YAHR, R., GROENEWALD, J.Z., ARZANLOU, M., DE HOOG, G.S., CROUS, P.W., HE-WITT, D., PFISTER, D.H., PETERSON, K., GRYZENHOUT, M., WINGFIELD, M.J., APTROOT, A., SUH, S.-O., BLAC-KWELL, M., HILLIS, D.M., GRIFFITH, G.W., CASTLEBURY, L.A., ROSSMAN, A.Y., LUMBSCH, H.T., LÜCKING, R., BÜDEL, B., RAUHUT, A., DIEDERICH, P., ERTZ, D., GEISER, D.M., HOSAKA, K., INDERBITZIN, P., KOHLMEYER, J., VOLKMANN-KOHLMEYER, B., MOS-TERT, L., O’DONNELL, K., SIPMAN, H., ROGERS, J.D., SHOEMAKER, R.A., SUGIYAMA, J., SUMMERBELL, R.C., UNTEREINER, W., JOHNSTON, P., STENROOS, S., ZUCCARO, A., DYER, P., CRITTENDEN, P., COLE, M.S., HANSEN, K., TRAPPE, J.M., LUTZONI, F., and SPATAFORA, J.W. (2009). The Ascomycota Tree of Life: A Phylum-wide Phylogeny Clarifies the Origin and Evolution of Fundamental Reproductive and Ecological Traits. Systematic Biology 58(2): 224-239

BÜDEL, B. (2009). Funktion von Flechten in biologischen Krusten: Wüstenböden und tropische Inselberge. In: Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (ed.) Rundgespräche der Kommission für Ökologie (Ökologische Rolle der Flechten) 36: 67-81.

ELBERT, W., WEBER, B., BÜDEL, B., ANDREAE, M.O., and PÖSCHL, U. (2009). Microbiotic crusts on soil, rock and plants: neglected major players in the global cycles of carbon and nitrogen? Biogeosciences Discussion 6: 6938-7015.

BÜDEL, B., SCHULZ, B., REICHEN-BERGER, H., BICKER, F., and GREEN, T.G.A. (2009). Cryptoendolithic cyanobacteria from calcite marble rock ridges, Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Algological Studies 129: 61-69.

MOLLENHAUER, D., BÜDEL, B., HÖXTERMANN, E., and WISSEMANN, V. (2009). Gregor Krauss (1841-1915) – versatile botanist from Lower Franconia. Annals of the History and Philosophy of Biology, 12: 155-172.

HUCK, S., BÜDEL, B., KADEREIT, J., and PRINTZEN, C. (2009). Range-wide phylogeography of the European temperate-montane herbaceous plant Meum athamanticum Jacq.: evidence for periglacial persistence. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1588-1599.

HAEDER S., WIRTH R., HERZ H., SPITELLER, D. (2009). Candicidin-producing Streptomyces support leaf-cutting ants to protect their fungus garden against the pathogenic fungus Escovopsis. PNAS 106: 4742-4746.

SILVA, P.S.D., BIEBER, A.G.D., LEAL, I.R., WIRTH R., TABARELLI, M. (2009). Decreasing abundance of leaf-cutting ants across a chronosequence of advancing Atlantic forest regeneration. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25:1–5.

MEYER, S.T., LEAL, I.R., WIRTH, R. (2009). Persisting hyper-abundance of keystone herbivores (Atta spp.) at the edge of an old Brazilian Atlantic Forest fragment. Biotropica 41: 711-716.

WIRTH, R. (2009). Book review: The tropical mountain forest - patterns and processes in a biodiversity hotspot, S.R. Gradstein, J. Homeier, D. Gansert (Eds). Universitätsverlag Göttingen, Göttingen (2008). 217 pp. E 38,00, ISBN: 978-3-940344-22-9. Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 684-685.