March 31, 2011

Publications: Jan - Mar 2011

Brenes-Arguedas, T., A. B. Roddy, P. D. Coley, T. A. Kursar. 2010. Do differences in understory light contribute to species distributions along a tropical rainfall gradient? Oecologia. Published online 1 Dec 2010.

Goldsmith, G. R., L. S. Comita, and Siew Chin Chua. 2011. Evidence for arrested succession within a tropical forest fragment in Singapore. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27:323–326.

Heckel C. D., N. A. Bourg, W. J. McShea, and S. Kalisz. 2011. Nonconsumptive effects of a generalist ungulate herbivore drive decline of unpalatable forest herbs. Ecology, 91(2), 319–326.

Kress WJ, Erickson DL, Swenson NG, Thompson J, Uriarte M, et al. 2011. Advances in the Use of DNA Barcodes to Build a Community Phylogeny for Tropical Trees in a Puerto Rican Forest Dynamics Plot. PLoS ONE 5(11): e15409.

Meegaskumbura, M. and K. Manamendra-Arachchi. 2011. Two new species of shrub frogs (Rhacophoridae: Pseudophilautus) from Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 2747: 1–18 (2011)

Metz, Margaret, Wayne Sousa, and Renato Valencia. 2010. Widespread density-dependent seedling mortality promotes species coexistence in a highly diverse Amazonian rain forest. Ecology, 91(12),3675-3685

Mohandass, D.and P. Davidar. 2011. The relationship between area, and vegetation structure and diversity in montane forest (shola) patches in southern India. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 3: 1, 67-76

Nock, C.A., P.J. Baker, W. Wanek, A. Leis, M. Grabner, S. Bunyavejchewin and P. Hietz. 2011. Long-term increases in intrinsic water-use efficiency do not lead to increased stem growth in a tropical monsoon forest in western Thailand. Global Change Biology 17, 1049–1063.

Norden, N., R. C. G. Mesquita, T. V. Bentos, R. L. Chazdon & G. B. Williamson. 2011. Contrasting community compensatory trends in alternative successional pathways in central Amazonia. Oikos 120(1), 143-151.

Novotny, V., S. E. Miller, L. Baje, S. Balagawi, Y. Basset, et al. 2010. Guild-specific patterns of species richness and host specialization in plant–herbivore food webs from a tropical forest.
Journal of Animal Ecology, 79, 1193–1203

Wright, S. J., K. Kitajima, N. J. B. Kraft, P. B. Reich, I. J. Wright, D. E. Bubker, R. Condit, J. W. Dalling, S. J. Davies, S. Diaz, B. M. J. Engelbrecht, K. E. Harms, S. P. Hubbell, et al. 2010. Functional traits and the growth–mortality trade-off in tropical trees. Ecology, 91(12), 2010, pp. 3664–3674

Zimmermann, A., B. Zimmermann, and H. Elsenbeer. 2010. Comment on ‘‘Spatial throughfall heterogeneity in a montane rain forest in Ecuador: Extent, temporal stability and drivers” by Wullaert et al. [J. Hydrol. 377 (2009) 71–79]. Journal of Hydrology 395,133–136.