Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University



  • 2022-1-11
    Partial suspension of joint usage facilities
    Center for Ecological Research has temporalilly stopped part of the "joint usage" and "colaborative research" from January 11th.
    With the new covid-19 alert level raised to 2 in Shiga Prefecture, the center's "stable isotope analysis system" and "DNA and protein analysis systems" will be suspended for the time being from January 11, 2022 (CER experimental field, and Research vessel "Hasu" will continue to be available).
    We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in preventing the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
  • 2021-9-17 Recruitment

    Recruitment of invited researchers for FY2022 is now open.
    *Recruitment period: from 17 September to 15 November


    Yoshie Hori, Hiroaki Fujita, Kei Hiruma, Kazuhiko Narisawa and Hirokazu Toju (2021) Synergistic and Offset Effects of Fungal Species Combinations on Plant Performance. Frontiers in Microbiology (2022).

  • 2021-3-11 Press

    Yumoto, G., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Aryal, B. et al. (2021) Altitudinal differentiation in the leaf wax-mediated flowering bud protection against frost in a perennial Arabidopsis. Oecologia 195, 677 87.

  • 2021-2-25 Press

    Kadowaki, K., Yamamoto, S., Sato, H. et al. (2021) Aboveground herbivores drive stronger plant species-specific feedback than belowground fungi to regulate tree community assembly. Oecologia (2021).

  • 2021-2-5 Press

    Yugo Seko1, Koya Hashimoto, Keisuke Koba, Daisuke Hayasaka & Takuo Sawahata (2021) Intraspecific difference in the invasion success of the Argentine ant Linepithema humile Mayr are associated with diet breadth.Scientific Reports, 11,

  • 2021-1-27 DIWPA HP has been redesigned

    DIWPA (DIVERSITAS in the Western Pacific and Asia Biodiversity Network) homepage has benn redisgned!

  • 2021-1-14 Press

    Kazuya Takeda, Tomoki Kadokawa, Atsushi Kawakita (2021) Slippery flowers as a mechanism of defence against nectar-thieving ants . Annals of Botany, 127, 231 39.