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Ecology Letters

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Duration first review round 1.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 1.9 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 2 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.7 compare →
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Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.5 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 2.7 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 6.1 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Rejected.

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The speed of the manuscript handling was exceptional. Both reviewers had important criticisms of the paper, but neither recommended rejecting the paper. However, R2 said that the results were "unsurprising" and this put up a red flag for the editor, who said Ecology Letters can only accept the most innovative and novel papers, and that "unsurprising" results were insufficient.

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Disciplines: Ecology

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