Sofia J.
van Moorsel



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16 Jewell Davidson M., van Moorsel, S.J., Bell, G. 2022. Presence of the microbiome decreases fitness and modifies phenotype in the aquatic plant Lemna minor. Authorea preprint

15 Vámos S. & van Moorsel, S.J. 2022. High tolerance to zinc but limited evidence for local adaptation in the aquatic plant species Lemna gibba/minor. (under review) Preprint available on EcoEvoRxiv.

14 Limberger, R., Daugaard, U., Gupta, A., Krug, R., Lemmen, K., van Moorsel, S.J., Suleiman, M., Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Petchey, O. 2022. Functional diversity can facilitate the collapse of an undesirable ecosystem state. (under review) Authorea preprint

13van Moorsel, S.J. 2022. The importance of ecotype diversity on duckweed growth with and without salt stress. Journal of Plant Ecology, rtac054, in press (open access)

The data to this paper are available on Zenodo.

12 Lanthemann, L. & van Moorsel, S.J. 2022. Species interactions in three Lemnaceae species growing along a gradient of zinc pollution. Ecology and Evolution, 12:e8646 (open access)

The data to this paper are publicly available on Data Dryad.

11 Schmid, M.W.°, van Moorsel, S.J.°, Hahl, T., De Luca, E., Wagg, C., De Deyn, G.B., Niklaus, P. & Schmid, B. 2021. Effects of plant community history, soil legacy and plant diversity on soil microbial communities. Journal of Ecology, 109(8):3007-3023 (open access)
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The data to this paper are publicly available on Zenodo (DOI:10.5281/zenodo.4596692) and SRA (accession PRJNA639013).

10 van Moorsel, S.J., Marleau, J.N., Negrin Dastis J.O., Bazerghi, C., Fugère V., Petchey, O.L. & Gonzalez, A. 2021. Prior exposure to stress prevents the loss of an ecosystem cycle during acidification. Oikos, 130(7):1062-1073

The data to this paper are publicly available on Data Dryad.

9 van Moorsel, S.J. 2021. Born with a silver spoon: Dandelion parents’ life experiences affect the lives and afterlives of their offspring. New Phytologist, 229(6):043-3047 (open access)

8 van Moorsel, S.J., Hahl, T., Petchey, O.L., Ebeling A., Eisenhauer, N., Schmid, B. & Wagg, C. 2020. Co-occurrence history increases ecosystem stability and resilience in experimental plant communities. Ecology, 102(1):e03205

The data to this paper are publicly available on Pangaea.

7 Hahl, T.°, van Moorsel, S.J.°, Schmid, M.W., Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Schmid, B. & Wagg, C. 2019. Plant responses to diversity-driven selection and associated rhizosphere microbial communities. Functional Ecology 34(3):707–722
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6 van Moorsel, S.J.°, Schmid, M.W.°, Wagemaker, C.A.M., van Gurp T., Schmid, B. & Vergeer, P. 2019. Evidence for rapid evolution in a grassland biodiversity experiment. Molecular Ecology 28:4097–4117
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5 Schmid, M.W.°, Hahl, T.°, van Moorsel, S.J.°, Wagg, C., De Deyn, G.B. & Schmid, B. 2019. Feedbacks of plant identity and diversity on the diversity and community composition of rhizosphere microbiomes from a long-term biodiversity experiment. Molecular Ecology 28:863–878
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4 van Moorsel, S.J., Schmid, M.W., Hahl, T., Zuppinger-Dingley, D. & Schmid, B. 2018. Selection in response to community diversity alters plant performance and functional traits. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 33:51–61

3 van Moorsel, S.J.°, Hahl, T.°, Wagg, C., De Deyn, G.B., Flynn, D.F.B, Zuppinger-Dingley, D. & Schmid, B. 2018. Community evolution increases plant productivity at low diversity. Ecology Letters 21:128–137.
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2 Yamasaki, E., Altermatt, F., Cavender-Bares, J., Schuman, M.C., Zuppinger-Dingley, D., Garonna, I., Schneider, F., Guillen, C., van Moorsel, S.J., Hahl, T., Schmid, B., Schaepman-Strub, G., Schaepman, M.E. & Shimizu, K.K. 2017. Genomics meets remote sensing in global change studies: monitoring and predicting phenology, evolution and biodiversity. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29:177–186.

1 Svercel, M., Saladin, B., van Moorsel, S.J., Wolf, S. & Bagheri, H.C. 2011. Antagonistic interactions between filamentous heterotrophs and the cyanobacterium Nostoc muscorum. BMC research notes 4:357.


Spürsinn auf der Notfallstation: Wenn Pflegefachpersonen Spuren sichern. Juni 2022. Aargauer Zeitung

Dauer-Eier überleben Trockenheit. Juni 2022. Horizonte

Der Klimawandel belastet die Algen: Viel Hitze, wenig Nahrung. Februar 2022. Zürcher Oberländer

Nützliche Gendefekte im Kampf gegen Mehltau. January 2022. higgs

Welcher ist der beste Hengst im Stall? November 2021. Tagesanzeiger (with Barbara Reye)

Other publications

2 van Moorsel, S.J. 2018. Personal Profile. New Phytologist 217:993–994.

1 van Moorsel, S.J. 2017. PhD Thesis: University of Zurich
Community Evolution increases Ecosystem Functioning and Stability