Ecology

Ecology

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Latest articles

    1. Ecology

    Developmental stage determines the realized energy landscape for a flight specialist

    Elham Nourani, Louise Faure ... Kamran Safi
    1. Ecology

    Adipokinetic hormone signaling mediates the enhanced fecundity of Diaphorina citri infected by ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’

    Jiayun Li, Paul Holford ... Xiaoge Nian
    Molecular mechanism that Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus improves the lipid metabolism and fecundity of Diaphorina citri through adipokinetic hormone and its receptor.
    1. Ecology

    Deciphering deep-sea chemosynthetic symbiosis by single-nucleus RNA-sequencing

    Hao Wang, Kai He ... Chaolun Li
    1. Ecology

    Landing force reveals new form of motion-induced sound camouflage in a wild predator

    Kim Schalcher, Estelle Milliet ... Emily LC Shepard
    1. Ecology

    Human disturbance increases spatiotemporal associations among mountain forest terrestrial mammal species

    Xueyou Li, William V Bleisch ... Xue-Long Jiang
    Human disturbance can push mammals together into more frequent encounters and associations.
    1. Ecology

    Coordinated molecular and ecological adaptations underlie a highly successful parasitoid

    Lan Pang, Gangqi Fang ... Jianhua Huang
    The parasitoid Trichopria drosophilae has evolved both molecular adaptions (venom proteins and teratocytes) and ecological strategies (tolerance of intraspecific and avoidance of interspecific competition) to successfully parasitize Drosophila suzukii.
    1. Ecology

    Boosting biodiversity monitoring using smartphone-driven, rapidly accumulating community-sourced data

    Keisuke Atsumi, Yuusuke Nishida ... Shogoro Fujiki
    Integrating an innovative community science platform with statistical modelling advances biodiversity monitoring and improves species habitat estimation across diverse taxa, supporting more effective conservation strategies.

Highlights

    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Plant Biology: Hiding in plain smell

    Youngsung Joo, Meredith C Schuman
    1. Ecology

    Ecosystems: The diversity of decay

    Emma J Sayer, Ralf Schäfer
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    The natural history of the house sparrow

    Haley E Hanson, Noreen S Mathews ... Lynn B Martin

Senior editors

  1. George H Perry
    Pennsylvania State University, United States
  2. Sergio Rasmann
    University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  3. Meredith C Schuman
    University of Zurich, Switzerland
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