Christian Schöb

Dr. Christian Schöb
Agricultural Ecology
Dept. Umweltsystemwissenschaften (D-USYS)
ETH Zürich
LFH B8.2
Universitätstrasse 2
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 47 53
E-mail: christian.schoeb(at)
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Key Publications of Christian Schöb (up to ten) :
Chacón-Labella, J., García Palacios, P., Matesanz, S., Schöb, C. & Milla, R. (2019) Plant domestication disrupts biodiversity effects across major crop types. Ecology Letters, 22, 1472-1482.

Guo, Y., Schöb, C., Ma, W., Mohammat, A., Liu, H., Yu, S., Jiang, Y., Schmid, B. & Tang, Z. (2019) Increasing water availability and facilitation weaken biodiversity–biomass relationships in shrublands. Ecology, 100, e02624.

Losapio, G., Fortuna, M.A., Bascompte, J., Schmid, B., Michalet, R., Neumeyer, R., Castro, L., Cerretti, P., Germann, C., Haenni, J.-P., Klopfstein, S., Ortiz-Sanchez, F.J., Pont, A.C., Rousse, P., Schmid, J., Sommaggio, D. & Schöb, C. (2019) Plant interactions shape pollination networks via nonadditive effects. Ecology, 100, e02619.

Losapio, G., de la Cruz, M., Escudero, A., Schmid, B. & Schöb, C. (2018) The assembly of a plant network in alpine vegetation. Journal of Vegetation Science, 29, 999-1006.

Schöb, C., Brooker, R.W. & Zuppinger-Dingley, D. (2018) Evolution of facilitation requires diverse communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2, 1381-1385.

Brooker, R.W., Karley, A.J., Morcillo, L., Newton, A.C., Pakeman, R.J. & Schöb, C. (2017) Crop presence, but not genetic diversity, impacts on the rare arable plant Valerianella rimosa. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 10, 495-507.

Schöb, C., Macek, P., Pistón, N., Kikvidze, Z. & Pugnaire, F.I. (2017) A trait-based approach to understand the consequences of specific plant interactions for community structure. Journal of Vegetation Science, 28, 696-704.

Schöb, C., Hortal, S., Karley, A.J., Morcillo, L., Newton, A.C., Pakeman, R.J., Powell, J.R., Anderson, I.C. & Brooker, R.W. (2017) Species but not genotype diversity strongly impacts the establishment of rare colonisers. Functional Ecology, 31, 1462-1470.

O’Brien, M.J., Pugnaire, F.I., Armas, C., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S. & Schöb, C. (2017) The shift from plant–plant facilitation to competition under severe water deficit is spatially explicit. Ecology & Evolution, 7, 2441-2448.

Losapio, G. & Schöb, C. (2017) Resistance of plant–plant networks to biodiversity loss and secondary extinctions following simulated environmental changes. Functional Ecology, 31, 1145-1152.

Expertise of Christian Schöb:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeImpact of Change
Vulnerability to Change
Adaptation Measures to Change
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Food Security
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Local / Community
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis
Applied Research / Technology
PolarHigh Altitude

Specialties of Christian Schöb:
alpine plant ecology;
plant-plant interactions (competition and facilitation);
crop-weed interactions;
species coexistence;

Last update: 11/29/19
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