ISSN: 2661-3379 (Online)

Research in Ecology is a peer-reviewed, open-access academic journal specializing in the field of ecological research. The journal aims to promote the latest discoveries and insights in the field of ecological research, build a reliable platform for ecological research to address and evaluate ecological issues.

The journal accepts original research articles, review articles and short communications, especially the ones providing breakthrough results of theoretical or practical relevance.

The journal publishes original contributions on all aspects of ecology, including:

  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Population ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Ecosystem ecology
  • Aquatic ecology
  • Microbial ecology
  • Soil ecology
  • Agroecology
  • Forest ecology
  • Landscape ecology
  • Nature conservation
  • Global change ecology
  • Sustainability
  • Ecophysiology
  • Behavioural ecology
  • Chemical ecology

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Vol 3, No 4 (2021)

Table of Contents


Josélia Rozanny Vieira Pacheco, Felipe Fajardo Villela Antolin Barberena

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Abstract: Vascular epiphytes are one of the most important forest components, contributing to microclimatic maintenance. These plants find ideal conditions for development in the Amazon due to the spatial heterogeneity and high temperature and humidity typical of this biome. In recent years, the Brazilian ...
Haocheng Wang, Guoqin Huang

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Abstract: To tackle with the problem of prevailing farmland abandonment in winter, 5 treatments includes Chinese milk vetch-double cropping rice (CRR), rape-double cropping rice (RRR), garlic-double cropping rice (GRR), winter crop multiple cropping rotation (ROT), winter fallow control (WRR) were set up. ...
David A. Wood

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Abstract: Medium-term air quality assessment, benchmarking it to recent past data can usefully complement short-term air quality index data for monitoring purposes. By using daily and monthly averaged data, medium-term air quality benchmarking provides a distinctive perspective with which to monitor air qu...


Na Li, Huifang Xu, Guoqin Huang

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Abstract: Based on the "Web of Science Core Collection" (SCIE database), this article used the visualization software CiteSpace to visualize and analyze the crop rotation fallow patterns in the past five years. It analyzed the countries, institutions, keywords and hot topics of related literature to explor...

Short Communication

Arnaud Z. Dragicevic, Serge Garcia

Views - 140  (Abstract) PDF - 16  (Download)
Abstract: Public authorities frequently mandate public or private agencies to manage their renewable natural resources. Contrary to the agency, which is an expert in renewable natural resource management, public authorities usually ignore the sustainable level of harvest. In this note, we f...



Research in Ecology 2021 List of Reviewers

We would like to acknowledge the following reviewers for their assistance with peer review of manuscripts for Research in Ecology in 2021. The high quality standards of our reviewing process rely on the expertise and dedication of peer reviewers and editorial board members.  Their comments and suggestions were of great help to the authors in improving the content and appearance of their original submission.  
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