IEB Department of Terrestrial Ecology
batary.peter [at] ecolres.hu
+36 28 360-122, 360-147 / 111
Brief description of the main scopes: 

Edge effect, Managing species rich grasslands, Biological effectiveness of agri-environment schemes, Organic farming, Flower strips, Habitat fragmentation of grasslands, Impact of hedgerow-forest connectivity, Urbanization effects, Meta-analyses

Main profile in keywords: 
edge effect, agri-environment schemes, organic farming, habitat fragmentation, meta-analyses
Selected publications:


Batáry, P., Kurucz, K., Suarez-Rubio, M. and Chamberlain, D. (2018): Non-linearities in bird responses across urbanisation gradients: a meta-analysis. Global Change Biology 24: 1046–1054.
Hass, A.L., Kormann, U.G., Tscharntke, T., Clough, Y., Baillod, A.B., Sirami, C., Fahrig, L., Martin, J.-L., Baudry, J., Bertrand, C., Bosch, J., Brotons, L., Burel, F., Georges, R., Giralt, D., Marcos-García, M.Á., Ricarte, A., Siriwardena, G. & Batáry, P. (2018): Landscape configurational heterogeneity by small-scale agriculture, not crop diversity, maintains pollinators and plant reproduction in Western Europe Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 285: 20172242.


Batáry, P., Gallé, R., Riesch, F., Fischer, C., Dormann, C.F., Musshoff, O., Császár P., Fusaro, S., Gayer, C., Happe, A.-K., Kurucz, K., Molnár, D., Rösch, V., Wietzke, A. and Tscharntke, T. (2017): The former iron curtain still drives biodiversity-profit trade-offs in German agriculture. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1279–1284.


Batáry, P., Dicks, L.V., Kleijn, D. & Sutherland, W.J. (2015): The role of agri-environment schemes in conservation and environmental management. Conservation Biology 29: 1006–1016.


Batáry, P., Báldi, A., Kleijn, D. & Tscharntke, T. (2011): Landscape-moderated biodiversity effects of agri-environmental management – a meta-analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 278: 1894–1902.