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Biodiversity enhances the multitrophic control of arthropod herbivory

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Science Advances  06 Nov 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 45, eabb6603
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb6603

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  • Received for publication March 9, 2020
  • Accepted for publication September 23, 2020
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  1. A. D. Barnes1,2,3,4,*,
  2. C. Scherber4,5,,
  3. U. Brose2,6,
  4. E. T. Borer7,
  5. A. Ebeling8,
  6. B. Gauzens2,6,
  7. D. P. Giling2,3,6,9,10,
  8. J. Hines2,3,
  9. F. Isbell7,
  10. C. Ristok2,6,
  11. D. Tilman7,11,
  12. W. W. Weisser12 and
  13. N. Eisenhauer2,3,
  1. 1School of Science, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand.
  2. 2German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Deutscher Platz 5e, 04103 Leipzig, Germany.
  3. 3Leipzig University, Institute of Biology, Deutscher Platz 5e, 04103 Leipzig, Germany.
  4. 4Institute of Landscape Ecology, University of Münster, Heisenbergstraße 2, 48149 Münster, Germany.
  5. 5Centre for Biodiversity Monitoring, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, Germany.
  6. 6Institute of Biodiversity, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Dornburger Str. 159, 07743 Jena, Germany.
  7. 7Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 1479 Gortner Ave., Saint Paul, MN, USA.
  8. 8Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Dornburger Str. 159, 07743 Jena, Germany.
  9. 9Centre for Applied Water Science, Institute for Applied Ecology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Canberra, 11 Kirinari St., Bruce, ACT 2617, Australia.
  10. 10CSIRO Land and Water, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Canberra, Building 101, Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT 2601, Australia.
  11. 11Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93117, USA.
  12. 12Terrestrial Ecology Research Group, School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich, Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2, 85354 Freising, Germany.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: andrew.barnes{at}
  • These authors contributed equally to this work.


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