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Sebald V, Schmack J. & Egerer M. (2023) Occurrence and diversity of poisonous plants in urban community gardens. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 38, e30.

Egerer M. & Suda M. (2023) Designing “Tiny Forests” as a lesson for transdisciplinary urban ecology learning. Urban Ecosystems.

Clarke M, Wallace C, Cadaval S, Anderson E, Egerer M, Dinkins L, Platero R. (2023) Factors that enhance or hinder social cohesion in urban greenspaces: A literature review. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening.

Schmack JM, Egerer M. (2023) Floral richness and seasonality influences bee and non-bee flower interactions in urban community gardens. Urban Ecosystems.

Raum S, Collins CM, Urquhart J, Potter C, Pauleit S, Egerer, M. (2023) Tree insect pests and pathogens : a global systematic review of their impacts in urban areas. Urban Ecosystems.

Tomatis F, Egerer M, Correa-Guimaraes A, Navas-Gracia LM. (2023) Urban Gardening in a Changing Climate: A Review of Effects, Responses and Adaptation Capacities for Cities. Agriculture, 13, 502.

Jha S, Egerer M, Bichier P, Cohen H, Liere H, Lin B, et al. (2023) Multiple ecosystem service synergies and landscape mediation of biodiversity within urban agroecosystems. Ecology Letters:1–15.


Cerda, C., Guenat, S., Egerer, M., & Fischer, L. (2022). Home Food Gardening: Benefits and Barriers During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Santiago, Chile. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 6.

Cortez, S., Diekmann, L., Egerer, M., Kingsley, J., Lin, B., March, P., & Ossola, A. (2022). GARDENING DURING COVID-19: Experiences from gardeners around the world.

Egerer, M. (2022a). Balancing urban agriculture with sustaining ecosystem services. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 17.

Egerer, M. (2022b). Bee discovery suggests the importance of urban gardens in a changing world. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 1–4.

Egerer, M., Lin, B., Kingsley, J., Marsh, P., Diekmann, L., & Ossola, A. (2022). Gardening can relieve human stress and boost nature connection during the COVID-19 pandemic. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 68, 127483.

Kingsley, J., Diekmann, L., Egerer, M., Lin, B., Ossola, A., & Marsh, P. (2022). Experiences of gardening during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Health & Place, 76, 102854.

Korányi, D., Egerer, M., Rusch, A., Szabó, B., & Batary, P. (2022). Urbanization hampers biological control of insect pests: A global meta-analysis. Science of The Total Environment, 834, 155396.

Ong, T., Lin, B., Lucatero, A., Cohen, H., Bichier, P., Egerer, M., Danieu, A., Jha, S., Philpott, S., & Liere, H. (2022). Rarity begets rarity: Social and environmental drivers of rare organisms in cities. Ecological Applications.

Seitz, B., Buchholz, S., Kowarik, I., Herrmann, J., Neuerburg, L., Wendler, J., Winker, L., & Egerer, M. (2022). Land sharing between cultivated and wild plants: Urban gardens as hotspots for plant diversity in cities. Urban Ecosystems, 25, 3.

Suda, M., & Egerer, M. (2022). Winzl-Wälder als Strategie der Stadtbegrünung und als transdisziplinäres Lehr- und Forschungsfeld. ANL, 2022.

Wagner, B., & Egerer, M. (2022). Application of UAV remote sensing and machine learning to model and map land use in urban gardens. Journal of Urban Ecology, 8.


Cohen H, Egerer M, Thomas SS, Philpott S. (2021) Floral resources in urban landscapes constrain the trait and taxonomic diversity of wild bees. Landscape

Lin B, Egerer M, Kingsley J, Marsh P, Diekmann L, Ossola A. (2021) COVID-19 gardening may plant the seeds for a greener, healthier future. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 19, 491–493. doi:10.1002/fee.2416

Sturm U, Straka TS, Moormann A, Egerer M. (2021) Fascination and joy: The influence of positive emotions on gardeners’ engagement in pro-pollinator behaviour. Insects

Marsh P, Diekmann LO, Egerer M, Lin B, Ossola A, Kingsley J. (2021) Where birds felt louder: The garden as a refuge during COVID-19. Wellbeing, Sp Soc 2:.

Egerer M, Buchholz S. (2021) Reframing urban “wildlife” to promote inclusive conservation science and practice. Biodiversity Conservation doi:10.1007/s10531-021-02182-y.

Zimmerer KS, Bell MG, Chirisa I, Duvall CS, Egerer M, Hung P, Lerner AM, Shackleton C, Ward JD, Yacamán Ochoa C. (2021) Grand Challenges in Urban Agriculture: Ecological and Social Approaches to Transformative Sustainability. Front. Sustain. Food Systems 5, 1–8, doi:10.3389/fsufs.2021.668561.

Egerer M, Haase D, McPhearson T, Frantzeskaki N, Andersson E, Nagendra H, Ossola A. (2021) Urban change as an untapped opportunity for climate adaptation. npj Urban Sustainability 1:22. doi: 10.1038/s42949-021-00024-y.

Kingsley J, Egerer M, Nuttman S, et al. (2021) Urban agriculture as a nature-based solution to address socio-ecological challenges in Australian cities. Urban For Urban Green 60: 127059.


Egerer M & Anderson E. (2020) Social-Ecological Connectivity to Understand Ecosystem Service Provision across Networks in Urban Landscapes. Land 9(530): 1-14.

Kendal D, Egerer M, Byrne JA, Jones PJ, Marsh P, Threlfall CG, Allegretto G, Kaplan H, Nguyen H, Pearson S, Wright A and Flies EJ. (2020) City-size bias in knowledge on the effects of urban nature on people and biodiversity. Environmental Research Letters

Liere H, Egerer M, Sanchez C, Bichier P. & Philpott S. (2020) Social context influence on urban gardener perceptions of pests and management practices. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4: 162.

Egerer M & Kowarik I. (2020) Confronting the Modern Gordian Knot of Urban Beekeeping, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 1–4.

Philpott SM, Egerer M, Bichier P, Cohen H, Cohen R, Liere H, Jha S, Lin BB. (2020) Gardener demographics, experience, and motivations drive differences in plant species richness and composition in urban gardens, Ecology and Society 4: 1-10.

Buchholz S & Egerer M. (2020) Functional ecology of wild bees in cities: what we know about trait-urbanization relationships, Biodiversity and Conservation 1-23.

Philpott SM, Lucatero A, Bichier P, Egerer M, Jha S, Lin BB, Liere H. (2020) Changes in natural enemy-herbivore networks along local and landscape gradients in urban agroecosystems, Ecological Applications 0: 1-13.

Egerer M, Lin B, Diekmann L. (2020) Nature connection, experience and policy encourage and maintain adaptation to drought in urban agriculture, Environmental Research Communications 2: 1-12.

Egerer M, Liere H, Lucatero A, Philpott SM. (2020) Plant damage in urban agroecosystems varies with local and landscape factors, Ecosphere 11(3): 1-19.

Egerer M, Fouch N, Anderson EC, and Clarke M. (2020) Socio-ecological connectivity differs in magnitude and direction across urban landscapes, Scientific Reports 10: 1-16.

Egerer M, Wagner B, Lin BB, Kendal D and Zhu K. (2020) New methods of spatial analysis in urban gardens inform future vegetation surveying, Landscape Ecology 1: 1-18.

Egerer M, Cecala JM and Cohen H. (2020) Wild bee conservation within urban gardens and nurseries: effects of local and landscape management, Sustainability 12: 1-10.

Lin BB & Egerer M. (2020) Global social and environmental change drives the management and delivery of ecosystem services from urban gardens: a case study from Central Coast, California, Global Environmental Change 60: 1-10.


Egerer M, Ordoñez C, Lin BB, Kendal D. (2019) Multicultural residents have diverse connections with urban gardens, parks, and trees, Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 46: 1-14.

Liere H, Egerer M, Philpott SM. (2019) Environmental and spatial filtering of ladybird beetle community composition and functionxal traits in urban landscapes, Journal of Urban Ecology 5(1): 1-12.

Egerer M, Lin BB, Kendal D. (2019) Towards better species identification processes between scientists and community participants, Science of the Total Environment 694: 133738

Arnold JE, Egerer M, Daane KM. (2019) Local and landscape effects to biological controls in urban agriculture - A review, Insects 10: 1–10.

Anderson EC, Egerer M, Fouch N, Clarke M, Davidson MJ. (2019) Growing local on the landscape: assessing patterns of community garden topology within and between Baltimore, Chicago, and New York City (USA), Urban Ecosystems 22(4): 671–681.

Philpott S, Albuquerque S, Bichier P, Cohen H, Egerer M, Kirk C, Kipling W. (2019) Local and landscape drivers of carabid activity, species richness, and traits in urban gardens, Insects 10(112): 1-14.

Egerer M, Lin BB, Kendal D. (2019) Temperature variability differs in urban agroecosystems across two metropolitan regions, Climate 7(50): 1-18.

Clarke M, Davidson MJ, Egerer M, Anderson EC, Fouch N. (2019) The underutilized role of community gardens in improving cities’ adaptation to climate change: a review, People, Place and Policy 12(3): 241-251.


Lin BB, Egerer M, Ossola A. (2018) Urban gardens as a place to engender biophilia: Evidence and ways forward, Frontiers in the Built Environment 4(79): 1-10.

Ossola A, Egerer M, Lin BB, Setala HM, Rook G. (2018) Lost food narratives to promote human health in cities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16(10): 560-562.

Egerer M, Lin BB, Philpott S. (2018) Water use behavior, learning and adaptation to future change in urban gardens. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 2(71): 1-14.

Lin BB, Egerer M, Liere H, Jha S, Philpott SM. (2018) Soil management is key to maintaining soil moisture in urban gardens facing changing climatic conditions, Scientific Reports 8(1): 17565.

Shellabarger R, Voss R, Egerer M, Chiang S. (2018) Challenging the urban-rural dichotomy in agri-food systems, Agriculture and Human Values 00: 1-13.

Glowa KM, Egerer M, Jones V. (2018) Agroecologies of displacement: a study of land access, dislocation, and migration in relation to sustainable food production in the Beach Flats Community Garden, Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 00: 1–24.

Egerer M, Lin BB, Threlfall CG, Kendal D. (2018) Temperature variability influences urban garden plant richness and gardener water use behavior, but not planting decisions, Science of The Total Environment 646: 111-120.

Egerer M & Fairbairn M. (2018) Gated gardens: Effects of urbanization on community formation and commons management in community gardens, Geoforum 96: 61-69.

Egerer M, Li K, Ong TYW. (2018) Context matters: contrasting ladybird beetle responses to urban environments across two US regions, Sustainability 10: 1–17.

Egerer M, Liere H, Bichier P, Philpott SM. (2018) Cityscape quality and resource manipulation affect natural enemy biodiversity in and fidelity to urban agroecosystems, Landscape Ecology 33(6): 985-998.

Egerer M, Liere H, Lin B, Jha S, Bichier P, Philpott SM. (2018) Herbivore regulation in urban agroecosystems: direct and indirect effects, Basic and Applied Ecology 29: 44-54.

Egerer M, Ossola A, Lin B. (2018) Creating socio-ecological novelty in urban agro-ecosystems from the ground up, BioScience 68: 25-34.

Egerer M, Fricke E, Rogers H. (2018) Seed dispersal as an ecosystem service: Frugivore loss leads to decline of socially valued plant, Ecological Applications 28(3): 655-667.

Egerer M, Philpott SM, Bichier P, Jha S, Liere H, Lin BB. (2018) Gardener well-being along social and biophysical landscape gradients, Sustainability 10(96): 1–14.

Egerer M, Philpott SM, Liere H, Jha S, Bichier P, Lin BB. (2018) People or place? Neighborhood opportunity influences community garden soil properties and soil-based ecosystem services, Int. J. Biodivers. Sci. Ecosyst. Serv. Manag. 14: 32–44.

Coelho FC, Coelho EM, and Egerer M. (2018) Local food: benefits and failings due to modern agriculture, Scientia Agricola 75(1): 84–94.

Lin BB, Egerer M, Liere H, Jha S, Bichier P, Philpott SM. (2018) Local- and landscape-scale land cover affects microclimate and water use in urban gardens, Science of The Total Environment 610: 570–575.


Egerer M, Arel C, Otoshi M, Quistberg R, Bichier P, Philpott S. (2017) Urban arthropods respond variably to changes in landscape context and spatial scale, Journal of Urban Ecology 3(1): 1-10.

Crunchant AS, Egerer M, Zuberbühler K, Corogenes K, Leinert V, Kühl H. (2017) The application and potential of biometric software to generate baseline occurrence estimates in chimpanzee communities, American Journal of Primatology 79(3): 1-12.

Egerer M, Bichier P, Philpott S. (2017) Landscape and local habitat correlates of lady beetle abundance and species richness in urban agriculture, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 110(1): 97-103.