New Insights into Size Asymmetry of Resource Competition

Editor’s note A recently published paper in Journal of Ecology, entitled Size asymmetry of resource competition and the structure of plant communities by DeMalach et al. 2016, garnered a lot of excitement during the review process. Associate Editor James F Cahill kindly agreed to share and comment the novel findings of this paper below. Pierre…

Editor’s Choice 104:3

Issue 104:3 is now online and the Editor’s Choice paper from this issue is Bioclimatic envelope models predict a decrease in tropical forest carbon stocks with climate change in Madagascar by Vieilledent et al. Associate Editor Emily Lines has written a post about the paper below. Editor’s Choice 104:3 Whether or not forest carbon stores will…

Virtual Issue: In Honour of Mark Westoby V

Editor’s Note The Editors of the Journal of Ecology are pleased to honour Professor Mark Westoby in our continuing Eminent Ecologist virtual issue series. The virtual issue is available on the Journal of Ecology website. Mark has written a number of posts for the blog about the papers in the virtual issue, and the people…

Virtual Issue: In Honour of Mark Westoby IV

Editor’s Note The Editors of the Journal of Ecology are pleased to honour Professor Mark Westoby in our continuing Eminent Ecologist virtual issue series. The virtual issue is available on the Journal of Ecology website. Mark has written a number of posts for the blog about the papers in the virtual issue, and the people…

Virtual Issue: In Honour of Mark Westoby III

Editor’s Note The Editors of the Journal of Ecology are pleased to honour Professor Mark Westoby in our continuing Eminent Ecologist virtual issue series. The virtual issue is available on the Journal of Ecology website. Mark has written a number of posts for the blog about the papers in the virtual issue, and the people…

Virtual Issue: In Honour of Mark Westoby II

Editor’s Note The Editors of the Journal of Ecology are pleased to honour Professor Mark Westoby in our continuing Eminent Ecologist virtual issue series. The virtual issue is available on the Journal of Ecology website. Mark has written a number of posts for the blog about the papers in the virtual issue, and the people…

Virtual Issue: In Honour of Mark Westoby I

Editor’s Note The Editors of the Journal of Ecology are pleased to honour Professor Mark Westoby in our continuing Eminent Ecologist virtual issue series. The virtual issue is available on the Journal of Ecology website. Mark has written a number of posts for the blog about the papers in the virtual issue, and the people…

Demography Behind the Population

By Rob Salguero-Gómez1,2,3,4 & Alden Griffith5 1 Department of Animal & Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Alfred Denny Building, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN. UK. 2 Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, The University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, Queensland 4072, Australia. 3 Evolutionary Biodemography Laboratory, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.…

Editor’s Choice 104:2

Issue 104:2 of Journal of Ecology is available online. The latest Editor’s Choice paper is Herbivore intoxication as a potential primary function of an inducible volatile plant signal by Veyrat et al.  Senior Editor Amy Austin has written a commentary on what makes the paper so important below. Far from indolent, maize plants work to emit…