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: 8 / 10Natasha de Vere –– Interesting article
Editor rating: 8 / 10Ilaria Negri –– Head lice are a common health condition, especially in children, and can be difficult to remove. Therefore articles on new biopesticides formulations are of much interest.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Joao Rocha –– Basically, the study determined the toxicity of neonicotinoids in non-target organism (earthworm), which is important from the environmental/ecological point of views. Furthermore, the study can be a motivation to the increase the exploitation of earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) as an alternative and simple animal model to study the toxicity of different chemical agents.
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: 8 / 10James Reimer –– This is a large-scale, multi-author work combining a review of ray conservation with suggestions for future conservation strategy.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Stephen Wratten –– vital work on amphibian movement dynamics
Editor rating: 8 / 10Stephen Johnson –– I am not intimately acquainted with the current state of the field and so I am guided in this rating by the response of the reviewer.
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