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Grass, I., Albrecht, J., Farwig, N., Jauker, F. (2021) Plant traits and landscape simplification drive intraspecific trait diversity of Bombus terrestris in wildflower plantings. Basic and Applied Ecology.

Spohn, M., Aburto, F., Ehlers, T. A., Farwig, N., Frings, P. J., Hartmann, H., Hoffmann, T., Larsen, A., Oelmann, Y. (2021) Terrestrial ecosystems buffer inputs through storageand recycling of elements. Biogeochemistry 474, 6

Seibold, S., Rammer, W., Hothorn, T., [...],  Cobb, T. P., Farwig, N., [...], Weisser, W. W., Yoon, S., Zhang, N., Müller, J. (2021) The contribution of insects to global forest deadwood decomposition. Nature volume 597, pages 77–81

Grigusova, P., Larsen, A., Achilles, S., Klug, A., Fischer, R., Kraus, D., Übernickel, K., Paulino, L., Pliscoff, P., Brandl, R., Farwig, N., Bendix, J. (2021) Area-Wide Prediction of Vertebrate and Invertebrate Hole Density and Depth across a Climate Gradient in Chile Based on UAV and Machine Learning. Drones 2021, 5, 86

Rehling, F., Jaroszewicz, B., Braasch, L. V., Albrecht, J., Jordano, P., Schlautmann, J., Farwig, N., Schabo, D. G. (2021) Within-species trait variation can lead to size limitations in seed dispersal of small-fruited plants. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

González-Varo, J. P., Rumeu, R., Albrecht, J., Arroyo, J. M., Bueno, R. S., Burgos, T., da Silva, L. P., Escribano-Ávila, G., Farwig, N., García, D., Heleno, R. H., Illera, J. C., Jordano, P., Kurek, P., Simmons, B. I., Virgós, E., Sutherland, W. J., Traveset, A. (2021) Limited potential for bird migration to disperse plants to cooler latitudes. NATURE 595:75–79

Bucher, R., Japke, L. M., Ünlü, A. G. and Menzel, F. (2021) Interactions of ants with native and invasive lady beetles and the role of chemical cues in intraguild interference. Chemoecology DOI: 10.1007/s00049-021-00354-4

Schlautmann, J., Rehling, F.,  Albrecht, J., Jaroszewicz, B., F., Schabo, D. G. and Farwig, N. (2021) Observing frugivores or collecting scats: a method comparison to construct quantitative seed dispersal networks. Oikos 00: 1–11; 2021

Limberger, O., Homeier, J., Farwig, N., Pucha-Cofrep, F., Fries, A., Leuschner, C., Trachte, K. and Bendig, J. (2021) Classification of Tree Functional Types in a Megadiverse
Tropical Mountain Forest from Leaf Optical Metrics and Functional Traits for Two Related Ecosystem Functions. Forest 12, 649.

Rehling, F., Sandner, T. M., Matthies, D. (2021) Biomass partitioning in response to intraspecific competition depends on nutrients and species characteristics: A study of 43 plant species. Journal of Ecology 109(9)

García-Rodríguez, A., Albrecht, J., Szczutkowska, S., Valido, A., Farwig, N., Selva, N. (2021) The role of the brown bear Ursus arctos as a legitimate megafaunal seed disperser. Scientific reports, 11(1):1282

Bendix, J., Aguire, N., Beck, E., Bräuning, A., Brandl, R., Breuer, L., Böhning‑Gaese, K., Dantas de Paula, M., Hickler, T., Homeier, J., Inclan, D., Leuschner, C., Neuschulz, E. L., Schleuning, M., Suarez, J. P., Trachte, K., Wilcke, W., Windhorst, D., Farwig, N. (2021) A research framework for projecting ecosystem change in highly diverse tropical mountain ecosystems. Oecologia, 195, pages 589–600 (2021)

Bucher, R., Rochlitz, J., Wegner, N., Heiß, A., Grebe, A., Schabo, D. G. and Farwig, N. (2021) Deer Exclusion Changes Vegetation Structure and Hunting Guilds of Spiders, but Not Multitrophic Understory Biodiversity. Diversity 13, 25

Bertleff, D., Diekmann, D., Brand,S., Ünlü, A. G., and Bucher, R. (2021) Predation and avoidance behavior of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum confronted with native and invasive lady beetles in Europe. Ecological Entomology 46,41-47


Mallon, J., [...], Enggist, P., Farwig, N., Fiedler, W., [...], Riley, H., Rösner, S., Schabo, D. G., Schulz, H., [...] and Fagan, W. F. (2020) Diurnal timing of nonmigratory movement by birds: the importance of foraging spatial scales. Journal of Avival Biology  51, 12

Ünlü, A. G., Obrycki, J. J., Bucher, R. (2020) Comparison of native and non‐native predator consumption rates and prey avoidance behavior in North America and Europe. Ecology and Evolution 10, 13334-13344

Riecken, U.,  Ammer, C., Baur, B., Bonn, A., Diekötter, T., Hotes, S., Krüß, A., Klimek, S., Leyer, I., Werk, K., Ziegenhagen, B., Farwig, N. (2020) Notwendigkeit eines Brückenschlags zwischen Wissenschaft und Praxis in Naturschutz - Chancen und Herausforderungen. Natur und Landschaft 8, 364-371

Astudillo, P. X., Grass, I., Siddins,D. C., Schabo, D. G., Nina Farwig (2020) Centrality in Species-habitat networks reveals the importance of habitat quality for high-andean birds in Polylepis Woolands. Ardeola 67, 307-324

Bucharova, A., Kollmann, J. and Farwig, N. (2020) Nature conservation and ecosystem restoration in central Europe—The valueof human-shaped ecosystems. Basic and Applied Ecology 42 (8)

ÜnlÜ, A. G., Terlau, J. F., Bucher, R. (2020) Predation and avoidance behavior of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum confronted with native and invasive lady beetles in Europe.  Biological Invasions 22, 1647-1656


Rehling, F., Matthies, D., & Sandner, T. M. (2019). Responses of a legume to inbreeding and the intensity of novel and familiar stresses. Ecology and Evolution, 9(3), 1255–1267.

Stelbrink, P., Grendelmeier, A., Schabo, D. G., Arlettaz, R., Hillig, F. und Pasinelli, G. (2019) Does acoustically simulated predation risk affect settlement and reproduction of a migratory passerine? International  journal of behavioural biology 125, 535-547

Beck, E., Paladines, P., Paladines, R., Matt,F., Farwig, N., Bendix, J. (2019) Alexander von Humboldt would have loved it: Estación Científica San Francisco. Ecotropica 21

Friess, N., Bendix, J., Brändle, M., Brandl, R., Dahlke,S., Farwig, N., Freisleben, B., Holzmann, H., Meyer, H., Müller, T., Opgenoorth, L., Peter, C., Quillfeldt, P., Reudenbach, C., Seeger, B.,  Steinmetz, R., Nauss, T. (2019) Introducing Nature 4.0: A sensor network for environmental monitoring in the Marburg Open Forest. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3

Gemeinholzer, B., Demant, L., Dieterich, M., Eser, U., Farwig, N., Geske, C., Feldhaar, H., Lauterbach, D. Reis, M., Weisser, W., Werk, K. (2019) Artenschwund trotz Naturschutz - Noch immer Handlungs‐ und Forschungsbedarf. Biologie Unserer Zeit 2, 2-13.

Spatz, T.Schabo, D. G.Farwig, N., Rösner, S.  (2019) Raumnutzung des Rotmilans  Milvus milvus im Verlauf der Brutzeit: Eine Analyse mittels GPS-basierter Bewegungsdaten. Die Vogelwelt 139, 161-169.

Brune, J., Krüger, O., Hippauf, E., Rösner, S., J. Katzenberger (2019) Eine nichtinvasive Methode für Populationsstudien beim Rotmilan Milvus milvus: Molekulargenetische Individualerkennung anhand von Mauserfedern. Die Vogelwelt 139, 129-140.

Wallis, C. I. B., Homeier, J., Peña, J., Brandl, R., Farwig, N., Bendix, J. (2019) Modeling tropical montane forest biomass, productivity and canopy traits with multispectral remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment 225, 77-92

Bucher, R., Nickel, H., Kaib, S., Will, M., Carchi, J., Farwig, N., Schabo, D. G. (2019) Birds and plants as indicators of arthropod species richness in temperate farmland. Ecological Indicators 103, 272-279.

Martin, E. A., Dainese, M., Clough, Y., Bommarco, R., […], Farwig, N., […], Steffan-Dewenter, I., Concepcion, E. D. (2019) The interplay of landscape composition and configuration: new pathways to manage functional biodiversity and agro-ecosystem services across Europe. Ecology Letters, 22, 1083-1094

Tucker, M. A., Alexandrou, O., Bierregard, R., Bildstein, K. L., […], Farwig, N., […], Rösner, S., […], Schabo, D. G., […] Zydelis, R., Mueller, T. (2019) Large birds travel farther in homogeneous environments. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28, 576-587

Dugger, P. J., Blendinger, P. G., Böhning-Gaese, K., Chama, L., […], Farwig, N., […], Schabo, D. G.,[…],  Vollstädt, M., Schleuning, M.  (2019) Seed-dispersal networks are more specialized in the Neotropics than in the Afrotropics. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28, 248-261

Noonan, M., Tucker, M. A., Fleming, C. H, Akre, T., […], Farwig, N., […], Rösner, S., […], Schabo, D. G. , […] , Mueller, T., Calabrese, J.M. (2019) A comprehensive analysis of autocorrelation and bias in home range estimation. Ecological Monographs, 89, e01318


Astudillo, P. X., Schabo, D. G., Siddons, D. C., Farwig, N. (2018) Patch-matrix movements of birds in the páramo landscape of the southern Andes of Ecuador. Emu - Austral Ornithology, 119, 53-60

Tiede, Y., Hemp, C., Schmidt. A., Nauss, T., Farwig, N., Brandl, R.(2018) Beyond body size: consistent decrease of traits within orthopteran assemblages with elevation. Ecology 0, 1-13.

Albrecht, J., Hagge, J., Schabo, D. G., Schaefer, M. H., Farwig, N. (2018) Reward regulation in plant–frugivore networks requires only weak cues. Nature Communications, 9, Article number: 4838 (2018)

Bastin, J. F., Ruitshauser, E., Kellner, J., Saatchi, S., […], Farwig, N., […], Zagt, R. J., Zebase, D. (2018) Pan-tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography, Wiley Online Library, 27, 1366-1383

Pellissier, L., Albouy, C., Bascompte, J, Farwig, N., Graham, C., Loreau, M., Maglianesi, M. A., Melian, C. J., Pitteloud, T. R., Rohr, R., Saavedra, S., Thuiller, W., Woodward, C. G., Zimmermann, N. E., Gravel, D. (2017) Comparing species interaction networks along environmental gradients. Biological Reviews 93, 785-800

Slik, F. J. W., Franklin, J., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Field, R.,Aguilar, S., Aguirre, N., […] Dattaraja, H. S., Davidar, P., DeWalt, S. J. Din, H., Drake, D. R., Duque, A., Durigan, G., Eichhorn, K., Schmidt Eler, E., Enoki, T., Ensslin, A., Fandohan, A. B., Farwig, N., […] Zakaria, R., Zang, R. (2018) Phylogenetic classification of the world’s tropical forests. PNAS 115, 1837-1842

Simmons, B. I., Sutherland, W. J., Dicks, L. V., Albrecht, J., Farwig, N., García, D., Jordano, P., González‐Varo, J. P. (2018) Moving from frugivory to seed dispersal: incorporating the functional outcomes of interactions in plant‐frugivore networks. J Anim Ecol. 2018 87, 995-1007.


Farwig, N., Ammer, C., Annighöfer, P., Baur, B., Behringer, D., Diekötter, T., Hotes, S., Leyer, I., Müller, J., Peter, F., Riecken, U., Bessel, A., Thorn, S., Werk, K., Ziegenhagen, B. (2017) Bridging science and practice in conservation: Deficits and challenges from a research perspective. Basic and Applied Ecology 24, 1-8.

Farwig, N., Bendix, B., Beck, E. (2017) Introduction to the Special Issue “Functional monitoring in megadiverse tropical ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 83, 524-526.

Heuck, C., Herrmann, C., Schabo, D. G., Brandl, R., Albrecht, J. (2017) Density-dependent effects on reproductive performance in a recovering population of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla. Ibis 159, 297–310

Wallis, C. I. B., Brehm, G., Donoso, D. A., Fiedler, K., Homeier, J., Paulsch, D., Süßenbach, D., Tiede, Y., Brandl, R., Farwig, N., Bendix, J. (2017). Remote sensing improves prediction of tropical montane species alpha diversity but performance differs among taxa. Ecological Indicators 83, 538-549.

Graf, N., Bucher, R., Schäfer, R. B., Entling, M. H. (2017) Contrasting effectsof aquatic subsidies on a terrestrial trophiccascade. Biol. Lett. 13, 20170129

Westhoek, A., Field, E., Rehling, F., Mulley, G., Webb, I., Poole, P. S., Turnbull, L. A. (2017) Policing the legume-Rhizobium symbiosis: a critical test of partner choice. Scientific Reports 7, 1419

Tiede, Y., Schlautmann, J., Donoso, D. A., Wallis, C. I. B., Bendix, J., Brandl, R., Farwig, N. (2017) Ants as indicators of environmental change and ecosystem processes. Ecological Indicators 83, 527-537.

Farwig, N., Schabo, D. G., J. Albrecht (2017) Trait-associated loss of frugivores in fragmented forest does not affect seed removal rates. Journal of Ecology 105, 20-28.

Schabo, D. G., Heuner, S., Neethling, M. V., Rösner, S., Uys, R. and Farwig, N. (2017) Long-term data indicates that supplementary food enhances the number of breeding pairs in a Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres colony. Bird Conservation International 27, 140-152.


Schleuning, M.,  Fründ, J., Schweiger, O., Welk, E., Albrecht, J.,  Albrecht, M., Beil, M., Benadi, G., Blüthgen, N., Bruelheide, H., Böhning-Gaese, K., Dehling, M., Dormann, C. F., Exeler, N., Farwig, N., Harpke, A., Hickler, T., Kratochwil, A., Kuhlmann, M., Kühn, I., Michez, D., Mudri-Stojnic, S., Plein, M., Rasmont, P., Schwabe, A., Settele, J., Vujic, A., Weiner, C. N., Wiemers, M., Hof, C. (2016) Ecological networks are more sensitive to plant than to animal extinction under climate change. Nature Communications 7 (13965).

Tiede, Y., Homeier, J., Cumbicus, N., Peña, J., Albrecht, J., Ziegenhagen, B., Bendix, J., Brandl, R., Farwig, N. (2016) Phylogenetic niche conservatism does not explain elevational patterns of species richness, phylodiversity and family age of tree assemblages in Andean rainforest. Erdkunde 70, 83-106.

De Palma, A., Abrahamczyk, S., Aizen, M.A., Albrecht, M., Basset, Y., Bates, A., Blake, R. J., Boutin, C., Bugter, R., Connop, S., Cruz-López, L., Cunningham, S. A., Darvill, B., Diekötter, T., Dorn, S., Downing, N., Entling, M. H., Farwig, N. (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports 6, 31153.

Grass, I., Albrecht, J., Jauker, F., Diekötter, T., Warzecha, D., Wolters, V., Farwig, N. (2016) Much more than bees-Wildflower plantings support highly diverse flower-visitor communities from complex to structurally simple agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 225, 45-53.

Wallis, C. I. B., Paulsch, D., Zeilinger, J., Brenner, S., Curatola Fernández, G. F., Brandl, R., Farwig, N., Bendix, J. (2016) Contrasting performance of Lidar and optical texture models in predicting avian diversity in a tropical mountain forest. Remote Sensing of Environment 174, 223-232.

Bucher R., Andres C., Wedel M. F., Entling M. H., Nickel H. (2016) Biodiversity in low-intensity pastures, straw meadows, and fallows of a fen area–A multitrophic comparison. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 219, 190–196.


Mammides, C., Schleuning, M., Böhning-Gaese, K., Schaab, G., Farwig, N., Kadis, C., Coulson, T. (2015) The indirect effects of habitat disturbance on the bird communities in a tropical African forest. Biodiversity and Conservation 24, 3083-3107.

Peter F., Berens D. G., Farwig N. (2015) Forest fragmentation drives the loss of insectivorous birds and an associated increase in herbivory. Biotropica 47, 626-635.

Uhl, P., Bucher, R., Schäfer, R. B., Entling, M. H. (2015) Sublethal effects of imidacloprid on interactions in a tritrophic system of non-target species. Chemospere 132, 152-158

Slik, F. J. W., V. Arroyo-Rodríguez, S.-I. Aiba, P. Alvarez-Loayz, P., [...], Farwig, N., [...], Luize, B.G., Venticinq, E.M. (2015) An estimate of the number of tropical tree species richness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 7472-7477.

Botzat, A., Fischer, L., Farwig, N.  (2015) Regeneration potential in South African forest fragments: extinction debt paid off or hampered by contemporary matrix modification? Plant Ecology DOI 10.1007/s11258-015-0457-9.

Bucher, R., Heinrich, H., Entling, M. H. (2015) Plant choice, herbivory and weight gain of wood crickets under the risk of predation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 155(2)

Grass, I., Brandl, R., Botzat, A., Neuschulz, E. L.Farwig, N.  (2015) Contrasting taxonomic and phylogenetic diversity responses to forest modifications: comparisons of taxa and successive plant life stages in South African scarp forest. PLoS ONE 10(2).

Albrecht, J., Bohle, V., Berens, D. G., Jaroszewicz, B., Selva, N., Farwig, N. (2015) Variation in neighbourhood context shapes frugivore-mediated facilitation and competition among co-dispersed plant species. Journal of Ecology 103, 526-536.

Bucher, R., Menzel, F., Entling, M. H. (2015) Risk of spider predation alters food web structure and reduces local herbivory in the field. Oecologia 178, 571-577.

Schor, J., Farwig, N., Berens, D. G. (2015) Intensive land-use and high native fruit availability reduce fruit removal of the invasive Solanum mauritianum in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 96, 6-12.


Hudson, L. N., Newbold, T., Contu, S., Hill, S. L. L., Lysenko, I., De Palma, A., Phillips, H. R. P., Senior, R. A., […], Farwig, N., […], Scharlemann, J. P. W., Purvis, A. (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution DOI, 10.1002/ece3.1303.

Astudillo Webster, P. X., Samaniego, G. M., Machado, P. J., Aguilar, J. M., Tinoco, B. A., Graham, C. H., Latta, S. C., Farwig, N. (2014) The impact of roads on the avifauna of páramo grasslands in Cajas National Park, Ecuador. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment doi, 10.1080/01650521.2014.960778.

Farwig, N., Brandl, R., Siemann, S., Wiener, F., Müller, J. (2014) Decomposition rate of carrion is depedent on composition not abundance of the assemblages of insect scavengers. Oecologia doi, 10.1007/s00442-014-2974-y

Grass, I., Berens, D. G., Farwig, N. (2014) Natural habitat loss and exotic plants reduce the functional diversity of flower visitors in a heterogeneous subtropical landscape. Functional Ecology doi, 10.1111/1365-2435.12285.

Peter, F., Berens, D. G., Farwig, N. (2014) Effects of local tree diversity on herbivore communities diminish with increasing forest fragmentation on the landscape scale. PLoS ONE 9, e95551.

Albrecht, J., Berens, D.G., Jaroszewicz, B.,  Selva, N., Brandl, R., Farwig, N. (2014) Correlated loss of ecosystem services in coupled mutualistic networks. Nature Communications 5, 3810.

Berens D. G., Chama, L., Albrecht, J., Farwig, N. (2014) High conservation value of forest fragments for plant and frugivore communities in a fragmented forest landscape in South Africa. Biotropica 46, 350-356.

Farwig, N., Lung, T., Schaab, G., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2014) Linking land use scenarios, remote sensing and monitoring to project impact of management decisions. Biotropica 46, 357-366.

Grass, I., Berens, D. G., Farwig, N. (2014) Guild-specific shifts in visitation rates of frugivores with habitat loss and plant invasion. Oikos 123, 575-582.


Aparicio, A., Berens, D. G., Müller, J., Farwig, N. (2013) Resources determine frugivore assemblages and fruit removal along an elevational gradient. Acta Oecologica 52, 45-49.

Grass, I., Berens, D. G., Peter, F., Farwig, N. (2013) Additive effects of exotic plant abundance and land-use intensity on plant-pollinator interactions. Oecologia 173, 913-923.

Albrecht, J., Berens, D. G., Blüthgen, N., Jaroszewicz, B., Farwig, N. (2013) Forest disturbance reduces redundancy and robustness of temperate plant-frugivore networks in the interior but not at edges. Journal of Ecology 101, 662-70.

Chama, L., Berens, D. G., Downs, C. T., Farwig, N. (2013) Do frugivores enhance germination success of plant species? An experimental approach. South African Journal of Botany 88, 23-27.

Berens, D. G., Griebeler, E. M., Braun, C., Chituyi, B. B., Nathan, R., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2013) Changes of effective gene dispersal distances by pollen and seeds across successive life stages in a tropical tree. Oikos 122, 1616-1625

Botzat, A., Fischer, L., Farwig, N. (2013) Forest fragment quality rather than matrix habitat shapes herbivory on tree recruits in South Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29, 111-122.

Jeltsch, F., Blaum, N., Brose, U., Chipperfield, J. D., Clough, Y., Farwig, N., Geissler, K., Graham, C. H., Grimm, V., Hickler, T., Huth, A., May, F., Meyer, K. M., Pagel, J., Reineking, B., Rillig, M. C., Shea, K., Schurr, F. M., Schröder, B., Tielbörger, K., Weiss, L., Wiegand, K., Wiegand, T., Wirth, C., Zurell, D.  (2013) How can we bring together empiricists and modellers in functional biodiversity research? Invited view Basic and Applied Ecology14, 93–101.

Chama, L., Berens, D. G., Downs, C., Farwig, N. (2013) Habitat characteristics of forest fragments determine specialisation of plant-frugivore networks in a mosaic forest landscape. PLoS ONE 8, e54956.

Neuschulz, E. L., Brown, M., Farwig, N. (2013) Frequent bird movement activity across a highly fragmented landscape: the role of species traits and forest configuration. Animal Conservation 16, 170-179.

Neuschulz, E. L., Grass, I., Botzat, A., Johnson, S. D., Farwig, N. (2013) Persistence of flower visitors and pollination services of a generalist tree in modified forests. Austral Ecology 38, 374-382.


Laurance, W. F., Useche, C., Rendeiro, J., Kalka, M., Bradshaw, C. J. A. […], Farwig, N., […], Yonzon, P., Zamzani, F. (2012) Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature 489, 290-294.

Albrecht, J., Neuschulz, E. L., Farwig, N. (2012) Impact of fruit abundance and habitat structure on fruit removal by avian seed dispersers and predators. Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 347–354.

Farwig, N., Berens, D. G.  (2012) Imagine a world without seed dispersers: a review of threats, consequences and future directions. Invited view Basic and Applied Ecology 13, 109–115.

Lung, T., Peters, M. K., Farwig, N., Böhning-Gaese, K., Schaab, G. (2012) Combining long-term land-cover time series and field observations for spatially explicit predictions on changes in tropical forest biodiversity. International Journal of Remote Sensing 33, 13-40.


Schleuning, M., Farwig, N., Peters, M. K., Bergsdorf, T., Bleher, B., Brandl, R., Dalitz, H., Fischer, G., Freund, W., Gikungu, M. W., Hagen, M., Hita Garcia, F., Kagezi, G. H., Kaib, M., Kraemer, M., Lung, T., Naumann, C. M., Schaab, G., Templin, M., Uster, D., Wägele, J. W., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2011) Forest fragmentation and selective logging have inconsistent effects on multiple animal-mediated ecosystem processes in a tropical forest. PLoS ONE 6, e27785.

Otieno, N. E., Gichuki, N., Farwig, N., Kiboi, S.  (2011) The role of farm structure on bird assemblages around a Kenyan tropical rainforest. African Journal of Ecology 49,410-417.

Neuschulz, E. L., Botzat, A., Farwig, N. (2011) Effects of forest modification on bird community composition and seed removal in a heterogeneous landscape in South Africa. Oikos 120,1371-1379

Voigt, F. A., Farwig, N., Johnson, S. D. (2011) Interactions between the invasive tree Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) and native frugivores in South Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27,355–363.

2010 and before

Kirika, J. M., Böhning-Gaese, K., Dumbo, B., Farwig, N. (2010) Reduced abundance of late-successional trees but not of seedlings in heavily compared with lightly logged sites of three East African tropical forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26, 533-546.

Farwig, N., Sajita, N.,  Böhning-Gaese, K. (2009) Corrigendum to “Conservation value of forest plantations for bird communities in western Kenya” [Forest Ecol. Manag. 255 (2008) 3885-3892]. Forest Ecology and Management 258, 1731-1734.

Farwig, N., Bailey, D., Bochud, E., Herrmann, J. D., Kindler, E., Reusser, N., Schüepp, C., Schmidt-Entling, M. H. (2009) Isolation from forest reduces pollination, seed predation and insect scavenging in Swiss farmland. Landscape Ecology 24, 919-927.

Farwig, N., Sajita, N., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2009) High seedling recruitment of indigenous tree species in forest plantations in Kakamega Forest, western Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 257, 143-150.

Voigt, F. A., Arafeh, R., Farwig, N., Griebeler, E. M., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2009) Linking seed dispersal and genetic structure of trees: A biogeographical approach. Journal of Biogeography 36, 242-254.

Kirika, J. M., Bleher, B., Böhning-Gaese, K., Chira,  R., Farwig, N.  (2008) Fragmentation and local disturbance of forests reduce frugivore diversity in and fruit removal from Ficus thonningii. Basic and Applied Ecology 9, 663-672.

Farwig, N., Sajita, N., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Conservation value of forest plantations for bird communities in western Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 255, 3885-3892**.

Kirika, J. M., Farwig, N., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Local disturbance of tropical forests diminishes frugivores and seed removal of a small-seeded Afrotropical tree. Conservation Biology 22, 318-328.

Farwig, N., Bleher, B., v.d. Gönna, S., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Does forest fragmentation and selective logging affect seed predators and seed predation rates of Prunus africana (Rosaceae)? Biotropica 40, 218-224.

Farwig, N., Braun, C., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Human disturbance reduces genetic diversity of an endangered tropical tree, Prunus africana (Rosaceae). Conservation Genetics 9, 317-321.

Farwig, N., Sajita, N., Schaab, G., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Human impact diminishes seedling species richness in Kakamega Forest, Kenya. Basic and Applied Ecology 9, 383-391.

Berens, D. G., Farwig, N., Schaab, G., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Exotic guavas are foci of forest regeneration in Kenyan farmland. Biotropica 40, 104-112.

Farwig, N., Böhning-Gaese, K., Bleher, B. (2006) Enhanced seed dispersal of Prunus africana in fragmented and disturbed forests. Oecologia 147, 238-252.

Eshiamwata, G. W., Berens, D. G., Bleher, B., Dean, W. R. J., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2006) Bird assemblages in isolated Ficus trees in Kenyan farmland. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22, 723-726.

Voigt, F. A., Jung, S., Farwig, N., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2005) Low fruit set in a dioecious tree: pollination ecology of Commiphora harveyi in South Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21, 179-188.

Farwig, N., Randrianirina, E. F., Voigt, F. A., Kraemer, M., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2004) Pollination ecology of the dioecious tree Commiphora guillauminii (Burseraceae) in Madagascar. Journal of Tropical Ecology 20, 307-316.

Articles without peer review process

Farwig, N. (2011) Book Review: Ghazoul, J, D. Sheil (Eds.) Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation. Basic and Applied Ecology 12, 477-478.

Farwig, N. (2009) Book Review: Beck, E., J. Bendix, I. Kottke, F. Makeschin, R. Mosandl (Eds.) Gradients in a Tropical Mountain Ecosystem of Ecuador. Basic and Applied Ecology 10, 293.

Farwig, N. (2008) Book Review: Tscharntke, T., C. Leuschner, M. Zeller, E. Guhardja, A. Bidin (Eds.) Stability of Tropical Rainforest Margins – Linking Ecological, Economic and Social Contraints of Land Use and Conservation. Basic and Applied Ecology 9, 189.

Farwig, N., Böhning-Gaese, K. (2008) Biologische Vielfalt in Ostafrika: Folgen von Landnutzung und Klimawandel. Natur & Geist (Forschungsmagazin der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz), 70-73.