Editor rating: 7 / 10Curtis Daehler –– Implications of plant restoration for invertebrate diversity have been rarely studied. This study documented diversity of Lepidoptera following different methods of plant restoration, concluding the choice of tree species used in restoration is probably more important than the specific method used to establish the trees.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Anna Traveset –– The article presents new metrics that will shed light in the understanding on the structure of bipartite networks such as those between plants and their mutualists or antagonists.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Patricia Gandini –– I Think the papaer will not only be of interest to science community but also likely receive considerable attention from policy makers.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Sara Varela –– It adds new data about species niche conservatism while diversification occur
Editor rating: 8 / 10Natasha de Vere –– Interesting article
Editor rating: 7 / 10Keith Crandall –– For all of us interested in Chilean wines and keeping the industry healthy and strong as well as for those who would like to do some comparative metagenomics across vineyards around the world, this study represents a great step in building an appropriate database for monitoring the impact of soil microbiome on wine quality.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Donald Kramer –– The reviewers agree with the authors that studies attempting to relate habitat selection to fitness components at a multi-scale level are important and rare in the published literature. The authors have carried out a well designed field study accompanied by a robust analysis.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– Much needed study that explores previously unexplored sources of error in metabarcoding studies important for the future of this area of ecology.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Lesley Rogers –– This paper on snakes relates dentition asymmetry to asymmetry of the prey eaten.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Magnus Johnson –– The use of e-DNA for ecological surveys is an important development of interest to a broad range of scientists.
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