Ekroos J., Kleijn D., Batary P., Albrecht M., Baldi A., Blüthgen N., Knop E., Kovacs-Hostyanszki A., Smith H. (in press) High land-use intensity in grasslands constrains wild bee species richness in Europe. Biological Conservation.


Gueuning M., Ganser D., Blaser S, Albrecht M., Knop E., Praz Ch., Frey J.E. (2019) Evaluating NGS methods for routine monitoring of wild bees: metabarcoding, mitogenomics or NGS barcoding. Molecular Ecology Resources.
doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.13013.

Ganser D., Knop E., Albrecht M. (2019) Sown wildflower strips as overwintering habitat for arthropods: effective measure or ecological trap? Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 275: 123-131.

Peterson, A.T., Knop, E. et al. (2019) Open Access Solutions for Biodiversity Journals: Don’t Replace One Problem with Another. Diversity and Distributions. doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12888.

Ganser D., Mayr B., Albrecht M., Knop E. (2018) Wildflower strips enhance pollination in adjacent strawberry crops at the small scale. Ecology and Evolution. doi:10.1002/ece3.4631

Zemanova M., Broennimann O., Guisan A., Knop E., Heckel G. (2018) Slimy invasion: Climatic niche and current and future biogeography of Arion slug invaders. Diversity and Distribution. doi:10.1111/ddi.12789.

Luder K., Knop E., Menz M.H.M. (2018) Contrasting responses in community structure and phenology of migratory and non-migratory pollinators to urbanisation. Diversity and Distribution. doi:10.1111/ddi.12735.

Knop E., Gerpe C., Ryser R., Hofmann F., Menz M.H.M., Trösch S., Ursenbacher S., Zoller L. Fontaine C. (2017) Rush hours in flower visitors over a day-night cycle. Insect Conservation and Diversity. doi:10.1111/icad.12277.

Knop E., Zoller L., Ryser R., Gerpe C., Fontaine C. (2017) Artificial light as a new threat to pollination. Nature 548: 206-209.

Zemanova M., Knop E., Heckel G. (2017) Introgressive replacement of natives by invading Arion pest slugs. Scientific Report 7: 14908. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14619-y.

Hudson L.N., Knop E., et al. (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145-188. 

Zemanova M., Knop E., Heckel G. (2016) Phylogeographic past and invasive presence of Arion pest slugs in Europe. Molecular Ecology 25:5747-5764.

Turrini T., Sanders D., Knop E. (2016) Effects of urbanisation on direct and indirect interactions in a tri-trophic system. Ecological Applications 26: 664-675.

Knop E. (2016) Biotic homogenization of three insects groups due to urbanization. Global Change Biology 22: 228-236.

Kleijn D., Winfree R., Carvalheiro L.G., Henry M., Isaacs, R. Klein A.-M., Kremen C., Rader R., Ricketts T., Williams N.M., Adamson N.L., Ascher J.S., Báldi A., Batáry P., Benjamin F., Biesmeijer J.C., Blitzer E.J., Bommarco R., Brand M.R., Bretagnolle V., Button L., Cariveau D.P., Chifflet R., Colville J.F., Danforth B.N., Elle E., Garratt M.P.D., Herzog F., Holzschuh A., Howlett B.G., Jauker F., Jha S., Knop E., Krewenka K.M., Le Féon V., Mandelik Y., May E.A., M'Gonigle L.K., Park M.G., Pisanty G., Reemer M., Riedinger V., Rollin O., Rundlöf M., Sardiñas H.S., Scheper J., Sciligo A.R., Smith H.G., Steffan-Dewenter I., Thorp R., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J., Viana B.F., Vaissière B.E., Veldtman R., Westphal C., Potts S.G. (2015) Delivery of pollination services is an insufficient argument for pollinator conservation. Nature Communications 6: 7414. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8414.

Turrini, T. and Knop, E. (2015) A landscape ecology approach identifies important drivers of urban biodiversity. Global Change Biology 21: 1652-1667.

Zemanova, M., Knop, E., Heckel, G. (2015) Development and characterization of novel microsatellite markers for Arion slug species. Conservation Genetics Resources 7: 501-503.

Boch S., Fischer M., Knop E., Allan E. (2015) Endozoochory by slugs can increase bryophyte establishment and species richness. Oikos 124: 331-336.

Sanders D., Vogel E., Knop E. (2014) Individual and species-specific traits explain niche size and functional role in spiders as generalist predators. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 134-142.

Clough Y., Ekroos J., Báldi A., Batáry P., Bommarco R., Holzschuh A., Hopfenmüller S., Knop E., Kuussaari M., Lindborg R., Marini L., Öckinger E., Potts S.G., Pöyry J., Roberts S.M.P., Steffan-Dewenter I., Smith H.G. (2014) Density of insect-pollinated grassland plants decreases with increasing surrounding land-use intensity. Ecology Letters 17: 1168-1177.

Hudson L.N., Knop E. et al. (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution 24: 4701-4735.

Dawson W., Bottini A., Fischer M., van Kleunen M., Knop E. (2014) No evidence for enemy release from herbivores as a driver of plant invasiveness from a multi-species herbivore-removal experiment. Oikos 123: 1509-1518.

Knop E., Zünd J., Sanders D. (2014) Interactive prey and predator diversity effects drive consumption rates. Oikos 123: 1244-1249.

Nickel H., Callot H., Knop E., Kunz G., Schrameyer K., Sprick P., Turrini-Biedermann T., Walter S. (2013) Penestragania apicalis (Osborn & Ball, 1898), another invasive Nearctic leafhopper found in Europe (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae, Iassinae). Cicadina 13: 5-15.

Blattmann T., Boch S., Türke M., Knop E. (2013) Gastropod seed dispersal: an invasive slug destroys far more seeds in its gut than native gastropods. PLOS ONE 8: 1-6.

Knop E., Rindlisbacher N., Ryser S., Grüebler M. (2013) Locomotor activity of two sympatric slugs: implications for the invasion success of terrestrial invertebrates. Ecosphere 4: 1-8.

Türke M., Blattmann T., Knop E., Kindermann A., Prestele J., Marquez L., Eisenhauer N., Fischer C. (2013) Weeds and endangered herbs have unforeseen dispersal helpers in the agri‐environment: gastropods and earthworms. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 28: 380-383.

Boch S., Berlinger M., Fischer M., Knop E., Nentwig W., Türke M., Prati D. (2013) Fern and bryophyte endozoochory by slugs. Oecologia 172: 817-822.

Knop E. and Reusser N. (2012) Jack-of-all-trades: Phenotypic plasticity facilitates the invasion of an alien slug. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 4668‐4676.

Concepcion E.D., Dıaz M., Kleijn D., Baldi A., Batary P., Clough Y., Gabriel D., Herzog F., Holzschuh A., Knop E., Marshall E.J.P., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J. (2012) Interactive effects of landscape context constrain the effectiveness of local agri-environmental management. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 695-705.

Ryser S., Rindlisbacher N., Grüebler M.U., Knop E. (2011) Differential survival rates in a declining and an invasive farmland gastropod species. Agriculture, Ecosytems and Environment 144: 302-307.

Lindfeld A., Lang C., Knop E., Nentwig W. (2011) Hard to digest or a piece of cake? Does GM wheat affect survival and reproduction of Enchytraeus albidus (Annelida: Enchytraeidae)? Applied Soil Ecology 47: 51-58.

Knop E., Herzog F., Schmid B. (2011) Effect of connectivity between restoration meadows on invertebrates with contrasting dispersal abilities. Restoration Ecology 19: 151-159.

Batáry P., Báldi A., Sarospataki M., Kohler F., Verhulst J., Knop E., Herzog F., Kleijn D. (2010) Effect of conservation management on bees and insect-pollinated grassland plant communities in three European countries. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 136: 35-39.


Kottler C., Revol V., Kaufmann R., Urban C., Knop K., Sennhauser U., Jerjen I., Lüthi T., Cardot F., Niedermann P., Morel J.P., Maake C., Walt H., Knop E., Blanc N., Rastogi P.K., Hack E. (2010) Phase sensitive X-ray imaging: towards its interdisciplinary applications. AIP Conference Proceedings 1236: 213.

Kleijn D., Kohler F., Báldi A., Batáry P., Concepción E. D., Clough Y., Díaz M., Gabriel D., Holzschuh A., Knop E., Kovács A., Marshall E. J. P., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J. (2009) On the relationship between farmland biodiversity and land-use intensity in Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 276: 903-909.

Knop E., Schmid B., Herzog F. (2008) Impact of regional species pool on grasshopper restoration in hay meadows. Restoration Ecology 16: 34-38.

Kohler F., Verhulst J., Knop E., Herzog F., Kleijn D. (2007) Indirect effects of grassland extensification schemes on pollinators in two contrasting European countries. Biological Conservation 135: 302-307.

Knop E., Herzog F., Kleijn D., Schmid B. (2006) Effectiveness of the Swiss agri-environment scheme in promoting biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 120-127.

Kleijn D., Baquero R., Clough Y., Diaz M., De Esteban J., Fernández F., Gabriel D., Herzog F., Holzschuh A., Joehl R., Knop E., Kruess A., Marshall J., Steffan-Dewenter I., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J., West T., Yela Y.L. (2006) Mixed biodiversity effects of agri-environment schemes in five European countries. Ecology Letters 9: 243-254.

Kleijn D., Baquero R., Clough Y., Diaz M., De Esteban J., Fernández F., Gabriel D., Herzog F., Holzschuh A., Joehl R., Knop E., Kruess A., Marshall J., Steffan-Dewenter I., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J., West T., Yela Y.L. (2006) A rejoinder to the comments by Potts et al.. Ecology Letters 9: 256-257.

Knop E., Ward P., Wich S. (2004) A comparison of orang-utan density in a logged and unlogged forest on Sumatra. Biological Conservation 120: 183-188.

Ward P., Vonwil J., Scholte EJ., Knop E. (2002) Field experiments on the distributions of eggs of different phosphoglucomutase (PGM) genotypes in the yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria (L). Molecular Ecology 11: 1781-1785.

Contributions to books

Turrini T. & Knop E. (2015) A Landscape Ecology Approach Identifies Important Drivers of Urban Biodiversity. In: Urban ecology: strategies for green infrastructure and land use. Edited by Kimberly Etingoff. Apple Academic Press.