Selected publications

The most significant, selected publications of the Centre for Ecological Research (MTA ÖK).


Díaz, S., Pascual, U., Stenseke, M., Martín-López, B., Watson, R.T., Molnár, Z., Hill, R., Chan, K.M.A., Baste, I., Brauman, K.A., Polasky, S.S., Church, A., Lonsdale, M., van Oudenhoven, A.P.E., van der Plaat, F., Schröter, M., Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y., Bukyareva, E., Davies, K., Erpul, G., Failler, P., Guerra, C.A., Hewitt, C.L., Keune, H., Larigauderie, A., Lavorel, S., Leadley, P.W., Lindley, S., Demissew, S. and Y. Shirayama (2018): An inclusive approach to assess nature's contributions to people Science 19 Jan 2018, Vol. 359, Issue 6373, pp. 270-272 More ››


Alahuhta J., Kosten S., Akasaka M., Auderset D., Azzella M., Bolpagni R., Bove C.P., Chambers P.A., Chappuis E., Ilg C., Clayton J., de Winston M., Ecke F., Gacia E., Gecheva G., Grillas P., Hauxwell J., Hellsten S., Hjort J., Hoyer M.V., Kolada A., Kuoppala M., Lauridsen T., Li E-H., Lukács B.A,... Heino, J. (2017): Global variation in the beta diversity of lake macrophytes is driven by environmental heterogeneity rather than latitude. JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY (In Press) More ››
de Vladar, HP, E Szathmáry (2017): Beyond Hamilton's rule Science 356(6337): 485-486. More ››
Kovács, B., Tinya, F., Ódor, P. (2017): Stand structural drivers of microclimate in mature temperate mixed forests Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 234–235: pp. 11–21. More ››
Kovács-Hostyánszki A., Espindola, A., Vanbergen, A.J., Settele, J., Kremen, C. and Dicks, L.V. (2017): Ecological intensification to mitigate impacts of conventional intensive land use on pollinators and pollination Ecology Letters 20: pp. 673–689. More ››
Maasz G, P Takács, P Boda, G Varbiro, Z Pirger (2017): Mayfly and fish species identification and sex determination in bleak (Alburnus alburnus) by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry Science of The Total Environment 601-602: pp. 317-325. More ››
Maasz G, Z Zrinyi, P Takacs, S Lovas, I Fodor, T Kiss, Zs Pirger (2017): Complex molecular changes induced by chronic progestogens exposure in roach, Rutilus rutilus Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 139:9–17 More ››
Maasz, G., Zrinyi, Z., Reglodi, D., Petrovics, D., Rivnyak, A., Kiss, T., Jungling A, Tamas, A., Pirger, Z. (2017): Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) has neuroprotective function in dopamine-based neurodegeneration in rat and snail parkinsonian models Disease Models and Mechanisms More ››
Mihók B, Biró M, Molnár Zs, Kovács E, Bölöni J, Erős T, Standovár T, Török P, Csorba G, Margóczi K, Báldi A (2017): Biodiversity on the waves of history: conservation in a changing social and institutional environment in Hungary, a post-soviet EU member state. Biological Conservation. 211: 67-75 More ››
Nagy Gergő Gábor, Ladányi Márta, Arany Ildikó, Aszalós Réka, Czúcz Bálint (2017): Birds and plants: comparing biodiversity indicators in eight lowland agricultural mosaic landscapes in Hungary ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS 73: pp. 566-573 More ››
Ónodi G, Kertész M, Kovács-Láng E, Ódor P, Botta-Dukát Z, Lhotsky B, Barabás S, Mojzes A, Kröel-Dulay G (2017): Estimating aboveground herbaceous plant biomass via proxies: The confounding effects of sampling year and precipitation Ecological Indicators 79:355-360 More ››
Reinsch S., Koller E., Sowerby A., de Dato G., Estiarte M., Guidolotti G., Kovács-Láng E., Kröel-Dulay Gy., Lellei-Kovács E., Larsen K.S., Liberati D., Peñuelas J., Ransijn J., Robinson D.A., Schmidt I.K., Smith A.R., Tietema A., Dukes J.S., Beier C., Emmett B.A. (2017): Shrubland primary production and soil respiration diverge along European climate gradient. Scientific Reports 7, 43952. More ››
Somogyi B, Pálffy K, V.-Balogh K, Botta-Dukát Z, Vörös L (2017): Unusual behaviour of phototrophic picoplankton in turbid waters PLOS ONE 12: Paper e017431 More ››
Soltész Z, Erdélyi K, Bakonyi T, Barna M, Szentpáli-Gavallér K, Solt Sz, Horváth É, Palatitz P, Kotymán L, Dán Á, Papp L, Harnos A, Fehérvári (2017): West Nile virus host-vector-pathogen interactions in a colonial raptor PARASITES AND VECTORS 10: 449. More ››
Zlinszky András, Molnár Bence, Anders S. Barfod (2017): Not all trees sleep the same - high temporal resolution terrestrial laser scanning shows differences in nocturnal plant movement Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1814-1839 More ››
Zlinszky András, Boergens Eva, Glira Philipp, Pfeifer Norbert (2017): Airborne Laser Scanning for calibration and validation of inshore satellite altimetry: a proof of concept Remote Sensing of Environment 197: pp 35-42 More ››
Zrinyi Z, G Maasz, L Zhang, A Vertes, S Lovas, T Kiss, K Elekes, Z Pirger (2017): Effect of progesterone and its synthetic analogs on reproduction and embryonic development of a freshwater invertebrate model Aquatic Toxicology 190: 94-103. More ››


Anikó Csecserits*, Zoltán Botta-Dukát, György Kröel-Dulay, Barbara Lhotsky, Gábor Ónodi, Tamás Rédei, Katalin Szitár, Melinda Halassy (2016): Tree plantations are hot-spots of plant invasion in a landscape with heterogeneous land-use Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 226 (2016) 88–98 More ››
Engloner A., Szegő D. (2016): Genetic diversity of riverine reed stands indicating the water regime of the habitat Ecological Indicators, 61:846–849 More ››
Marc Estiarte, Sara Vicca, Josep Peñuelas, Michael Bahn, Claus Beier, Bridget A. Emmett, Philip A. Fay, Paul J . Hanson, Roland Hasibeder, Jaime Kigel, György Kröel-Dulay, Klaus Steenberg Larsen, Eszter Lellei-Kovács, Jean-Marc Limousin, Romà Ogaya, Jean-Marc Ourcival, Sabine Reinsch, Osvaldo E . Sala, Inger Kappel Schmidt, Marcelo Sternberg, Katja Tielbörger, Albert Tietema, Ivan A. Janssens (2016): Few multiyear precipitation–reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity–precipitation relationship. Global Change Biology 22: pp. 2570–2581. More ››
Melinda Halassy, Anand Narain Singh, Rebeka Szabó, Tibor Szili-Kovács, Katalin Szitár and Katalin Török (2016): The application of a filter-based assembly model to develop best practices for Pannonian sand grassland restoration Journal of Applied Ecology More ››
Kovács-Hostyánszki, A., Földesi, R., Mózes, E., Szirák, A., Fischer, J., Hanspach, J., Báldi, A. (2016): Conservation of pollinators in traditional agricultural landscapes – New challenges in Transylvania (Romania) posed by EU accession and recommendations for future research. Plos One 11(6): e0151650 More ››
Lhotsky B, Kovács B, Ónodi G, Csecserits A, Rédei T, Lengyel A, Kertész M, Botta-Dukát Z (2016): Changes in assembly rules along a stress gradient from open dry grasslands to wetlands Journal of Ecology 104(2): 507-517. More ››