Grime Reviews, Series 3: Phil Grime’s impact on the present and future of plant ecology

Grime Reviews are a series of Reviews honouring eminent ecologist J. Philip (Phil) Grime, who passed away in April 2021 after a long career that touched on nearly every aspect of plant ecology. The third round of Grime Reviews will revisit Grime’s seminal contributions from an array of modern viewpoints and describe how his ideas helped drive a paradigm shift,…

Plant-pathogen interactions are the focus of the first Grime Reviews series

In this post our Reviews Editor, Jason Fridley, highlights three papers from the first Grime Reviews series that discuss aspects of plant-pathogen interactions and their role in community and ecosystem dynamics. In Responses of plant–pathogen interactions to precipitation: Implications for tropical tree richness in a changing world (2020), Valerie Milici and coauthors investigate relationships between rainfall and rare…