Volume 106, Issue 6

Volume 106, Issue 6 of Journal of Ecology is now online! This issue includes 25 papers, 2 of which are Open Access therefore free to view without a subscription. The first article is an essay review by Gbadamassi Dossa et al. on the subject of wood decomposition. The article reviews the role of bark cover and bark traits in…

All about the EcoFlora database

In the new Biological Flora database, the species account listings also include links to other useful resources, one of which is the EcoFlora database. Dr Henry Ford manages the EcoFlora database, and tells us more about it below.  The Ecological Flora of the British Isles is a database constructed from a wide variety of sources initially…

Meet the Biological Flora Associate Editors

The Journal of Ecology team are delighted to present the new Biological Flora of the British Isles database! Accounts covering over 300 species have been published to date – find them all in the new database. You can read editor Tony Davy’s introduction to the database, and below, you can find out more about the Associate…

The new Biological Flora of the British Isles database

The Journal of Ecology team are delighted to present the new Biological Flora of the British Isles database! Accounts covering over 300 species have been published to date – find them all in the new database. BFBI Editor Tony Davy introduces the database below.  Have you ever struggled to find out whether there is an…

Volume 106 Issue 5

Volume 106 Issue 5 of Journal of Ecology is now online! Issue 5 includes a Special Feature guest edited by Ignasi Bartomeus and Oscar Godoy. The Special Feature, titled ‘Biotic controls of plant coexistence’, consists of 10 research papers along with an editorial from the guest editors. The Editor’s choice for this issue is a…

Volume 106 Issue 4

Issue 4 includes a special feature titled ‘Linking organismal functions, life history strategies and population performance’ which is edited by Roberto Salguero-Gómez (University of Oxford, UK), Cyrille Violle (CNRS, France), Olivier Gimenez (CNRS, France), and Dylan Childs (University of Sheffield, UK). The special feature provides a synthetic overview of the forces and mechanisms producing the…

David Goodall Obituary (1914-2018)

Eminent ecologist David W. Goodall passed away a few weeks ago at the age of 104. David was well known for his work in plant community ecology, notably through major advances in statistical methods to analyze vegetation patterns. His friend, Peter Minchin (SIUE, USA) kindly proposed to write some words about David’s research over his long…

Volume 106 Issue 3

Volume 106 Issue 3 is now available online! This issue includes a special feature titled ‘Intransitive competition and species coexistence’. Edited by Santiago Soliveres and Eric Allan from the University of Bern, the special feature presents six new studies including models, experimental studies and large-scale observational studies. The studies advance the field by integrating intransitive…

Volume 106 Issue 2

Volume 106 Issue 2 of Journal of Ecology is now online!  This issue includes a Special Feature titled ‘Mycorrhizal fungi as drivers and modulators of ecosystem processes‘. Edited by Nina Wurzburger and Karina Clemmensen, the special feature brings together 7 papers and an editorial on the topic of how mycorrhizal fungi contribute to ecosystem function. In…