Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University



  • 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.

  • 2020-10-16 Press

    Nobuyuki Nagaoka, Shoji Naoe, Yu Takano-Masuya and Shoko Sakai (2020) Green greenhouse: leaf enclosure for fruit development of an androdioecious vine, Schizopepon bryoniifolius.Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 287(1936):20201718.

  • 2020-10-05 Recruitment

    Recruitment of invited researchers for FY2021 is now open.
    *Recruitment period: from 5 October to 30 November

  • 2020-9-08 Press

    Yonezawa S, Ushio M, Yamanaka H, Miya M, Takayanagi A, Isagi Y (2020) Environmental DNA metabarcoding reveals the presence of a small, quick-moving, nocturnal water shrew in a forest stream.Conservation Genetics

  • 2020-9-02 Press

    Nishio, H., Nagano, A.J., Ito, T. et al. Seasonal plasticity and diel stability of H3K27me3 in natural fluctuating environments. Nat. Plants (2020).

    Soeren Metelmann, Shoko Sakai, Michio Kondoh, Arndt Telschow (2020) Evolutionary stability of plant ollinator networks: efficient communities and a pollination dilemma. Ecology Letters. doi/abs/10.1111/ele.13588

  • 2020-7-22
    Notice: Summer Closing of CER Office
    CER Office will be closed from August 10th (Mon./holiday) to August 14th (Fri.) due to summer holidays.
  • 2020-6-05 Press

    Ishida, T., Uehara, Y., Ikeya, T. et al. Effects of winter flooding on phosphorus dynamics in rice fields. Limnology (2020).

  • 2020-6-01 Press

    Nishio, H., Buzas, D.M., Nagano, A.J. et al.(2020) Repressive chromatin modification underpins the long-term expression trend of a perennial flowering gene in nature. Nat Commun 11, 2065.

  • 2020-5-19
    Notice: Cancellation of CER temporary closure (lockdown)
    Temporary CER closure after April 27 has been cancelled.
  • 2020-4-22
    Notice: Temporary closure (lockdown) of CER
    Regarding the issue of new type coronavirus infectious disease (covid-19), CER will be temporarily closed from April 27, 2020 for the time being. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
  • 2020-4-13
    Notice: temporary closing of CER library
    CER Library will be temporarily closed from April 13 (Mon) to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infections.
  • 2020-4-09
    Notice: temporary suspension of shared use using the research vessel "Hasu"
    From April 10 to May 6, we will temporarily suspend joint use of the research vessel "Hasu".