rainforest

Summary

Summary: Forests with high average annual rainfall.

Top Publications

  1. Kaspari M, Clay N, Lucas J, Revzen S, Kay A, Yanoviak S. Thermal adaptation and phosphorus shape thermal performance in an assemblage of rainforest ants. Ecology. 2016;97:1038-47 pubmed
    We studied the Thermal Performance Curves (TPCs) of 87 species of rainforest ants and found support for both the Thermal Adaptation and Phosphorus-Tolerance hypotheses...
  2. Manoj K, Rajesh T, Prashanth Ballullaya U, Meharabi K, Shibil V, Rajmohana K, et al. Diversity of Platygastridae in Leaf Litter and Understory Layers of Tropical Rainforests of the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot, India. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:685-692 pubmed publisher
  3. Albrecht L, Stallard R, Kalko E. Land use history and population dynamics of free-standing figs in a maturing forest. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177060 pubmed publisher
    ..cover on BCI consists of a mosaic of old growth (>400 years) and maturing (about 90-150 year old) secondary rainforest. Locations and conditions of fig trees have been mapped and monitored on BCI for more than 35 years (1973-2011), ..
  4. Wibowo M, Wang Q, Holst J, White J, Hofmann A, Davis R. Celastrofurans A-G: Dihydro-?-agarofurans from the Australian Rainforest Vine Celastrus subspicata and Their Inhibitory Effect on Leucine Transport in Prostate Cancer Cells. J Nat Prod. 2017;80:1918-1925 pubmed publisher
    ..9), were obtained from the leaves of the Australian rainforest vine, Celastrus subspicata...
  5. Clark D, Clark D, Oberbauer S, Kellner J. Multidecadal stability in tropical rain forest structure and dynamics across an old-growth landscape. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183819 pubmed publisher
    ..We consider possible reasons for the contradiction and conclude that it is currently not possible to independently assess the vast majority of previously published B&FHo evidence due to restricted data access...
  6. Roberts P, Hunt C, Arroyo Kalin M, Evans D, Boivin N. The deep human prehistory of global tropical forests and its relevance for modern conservation. Nat Plants. 2017;3:17093 pubmed publisher
    ..We emphasize archaeology's importance not only in promoting natural and cultural heritage in tropical forests, but also in taking an active role to inform modern conservation and policy-making. ..
  7. Powell T, Wheeler J, de Oliveira A, da Costa A, Saleska S, Meir P, et al. Differences in xylem and leaf hydraulic traits explain differences in drought tolerance among mature Amazon rainforest trees. Glob Chang Biol. 2017;23:4280-4293 pubmed publisher
  8. Honório I, Bertoni B, Telles M, Braga R, França S, Coppede J, et al. Genetic and chemical diversity of Uncaria tomentosa (Willd. ex. Schult.) DC. in the Brazilian Amazon. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177103 pubmed publisher
    ..A conservation and management plan should prioritize the creation of germplasm banks to prevent the loss of existing genetic variability, particularly within alkaloid-rich populations such as those of Tarauacá. ..
  9. Gargallo Garriga A, Wright S, Sardans J, Pérez Trujillo M, Oravec M, Vecerova K, et al. Long-term fertilization determines different metabolomic profiles and responses in saplings of three rainforest tree species with different adult canopy position. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177030 pubmed publisher
    ..of saplings of three abundant tree species in a 15 year field NPK fertilization experiment in a Panamanian rainforest. The largest differences were among species and explained 75% of overall metabolome variation...
  10. Mendes D, Oliveira J, Alves Oliveira J, Rafael J. New species and new behavioral data of <i>Phlugiola</i> Karny, 1907 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae) from the Brazilian Amazonian Rainforest. Zootaxa. 2017;4243:503-520 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (type locality: Amazonas, Tefé) and Phlugiola igarape sp. nov., (type locality: Acre, Bujari) both from tropical rainforests. Behavioral data and natural history notes are provided. ..

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. Kaspari M, Clay N, Lucas J, Revzen S, Kay A, Yanoviak S. Thermal adaptation and phosphorus shape thermal performance in an assemblage of rainforest ants. Ecology. 2016;97:1038-47 pubmed
    We studied the Thermal Performance Curves (TPCs) of 87 species of rainforest ants and found support for both the Thermal Adaptation and Phosphorus-Tolerance hypotheses...
  2. Manoj K, Rajesh T, Prashanth Ballullaya U, Meharabi K, Shibil V, Rajmohana K, et al. Diversity of Platygastridae in Leaf Litter and Understory Layers of Tropical Rainforests of the Western Ghats Biodiversity Hotspot, India. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:685-692 pubmed publisher
  3. Albrecht L, Stallard R, Kalko E. Land use history and population dynamics of free-standing figs in a maturing forest. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177060 pubmed publisher
    ..cover on BCI consists of a mosaic of old growth (>400 years) and maturing (about 90-150 year old) secondary rainforest. Locations and conditions of fig trees have been mapped and monitored on BCI for more than 35 years (1973-2011), ..
  4. Wibowo M, Wang Q, Holst J, White J, Hofmann A, Davis R. Celastrofurans A-G: Dihydro-?-agarofurans from the Australian Rainforest Vine Celastrus subspicata and Their Inhibitory Effect on Leucine Transport in Prostate Cancer Cells. J Nat Prod. 2017;80:1918-1925 pubmed publisher
    ..9), were obtained from the leaves of the Australian rainforest vine, Celastrus subspicata...
  5. Clark D, Clark D, Oberbauer S, Kellner J. Multidecadal stability in tropical rain forest structure and dynamics across an old-growth landscape. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0183819 pubmed publisher
    ..We consider possible reasons for the contradiction and conclude that it is currently not possible to independently assess the vast majority of previously published B&FHo evidence due to restricted data access...
  6. Roberts P, Hunt C, Arroyo Kalin M, Evans D, Boivin N. The deep human prehistory of global tropical forests and its relevance for modern conservation. Nat Plants. 2017;3:17093 pubmed publisher
    ..We emphasize archaeology's importance not only in promoting natural and cultural heritage in tropical forests, but also in taking an active role to inform modern conservation and policy-making. ..
  7. Powell T, Wheeler J, de Oliveira A, da Costa A, Saleska S, Meir P, et al. Differences in xylem and leaf hydraulic traits explain differences in drought tolerance among mature Amazon rainforest trees. Glob Chang Biol. 2017;23:4280-4293 pubmed publisher
  8. Honório I, Bertoni B, Telles M, Braga R, França S, Coppede J, et al. Genetic and chemical diversity of Uncaria tomentosa (Willd. ex. Schult.) DC. in the Brazilian Amazon. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177103 pubmed publisher
    ..A conservation and management plan should prioritize the creation of germplasm banks to prevent the loss of existing genetic variability, particularly within alkaloid-rich populations such as those of Tarauacá. ..
  9. Gargallo Garriga A, Wright S, Sardans J, Pérez Trujillo M, Oravec M, Vecerova K, et al. Long-term fertilization determines different metabolomic profiles and responses in saplings of three rainforest tree species with different adult canopy position. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0177030 pubmed publisher
    ..of saplings of three abundant tree species in a 15 year field NPK fertilization experiment in a Panamanian rainforest. The largest differences were among species and explained 75% of overall metabolome variation...
  10. Mendes D, Oliveira J, Alves Oliveira J, Rafael J. New species and new behavioral data of <i>Phlugiola</i> Karny, 1907 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Meconematinae) from the Brazilian Amazonian Rainforest. Zootaxa. 2017;4243:503-520 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. (type locality: Amazonas, Tefé) and Phlugiola igarape sp. nov., (type locality: Acre, Bujari) both from tropical rainforests. Behavioral data and natural history notes are provided. ..
  11. Zheng J, Liu K, Liu X, Zhang L, Hui F. Deakozyma yunnanensis sp. nov., a novel yeast species isolated from rotten wood. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017;67:2436-2439 pubmed publisher
    ..representing a novel yeast species were isolated from rotten wood samples collected in Xishuangbanna Tropical Rainforest in Yunnan Province, PR China...
  12. Klarner B, Winkelmann H, Krashevska V, Maraun M, Widyastuti R, Scheu S. Trophic niches, diversity and community composition of invertebrate top predators (Chilopoda) as affected by conversion of tropical lowland rainforest in Sumatra (Indonesia). PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180915 pubmed publisher
    ..drivers shaping ecological niches of soil living invertebrate predators in one of the world's hotspots of rainforest conversion...
  13. Trujillo Arias N, Dantas G, Arbeláez Cortés E, Naoki K, Gómez M, Santos F, et al. The niche and phylogeography of a passerine reveal the history of biological diversification between the Andean and the Atlantic forests. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2017;112:107-121 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we discussed taxonomic implications of the results and proposed to split the studied taxon into two full species. ..
  14. Palacios Vargas J, Villagomez F. Three new species of <i>Pergalumna</i> (Acari: Oribatida: Galumnidae) from the tropical rainforest of Veracruz, Mexico. Zootaxa. 2017;4242:77-94 pubmed publisher
    ..These are the first Mexican species descriptions of this genus. ..
  15. Pereira G, Coelho M, Beirão M, Braga R, Fernandes G. Diversity of fruit-feeding butterflies in a mountaintop archipelago of rainforest. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0180007 pubmed publisher
    ..vegetation and landscape structure on the fruit-feeding butterfly community of a natural archipelago of montane rainforest islands in the Serra do Espinhaço, southeastern Brazil...
  16. Roberts P, Hunt C, Arroyo Kalin M, Evans D, Boivin N. The deep human prehistory of global tropical forests and its relevance for modern conservation. Nat Plants. 2017;3:17093 pubmed publisher
    ..We emphasize archaeology's importance not only in promoting natural and cultural heritage in tropical forests, but also in taking an active role to inform modern conservation and policy-making. ..
  17. Macario P, Pichorim M, Doherty P, Toledo Lima G, Oliveira Júnior T, Câmara T, et al. Apparent survival and cost of reproduction for White-lined Tanager (Tachyphonus rufus, Thraupidae) in the northern Atlantic Rainforest, Brazil. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185890 pubmed publisher
    ..Further exploration of latitudinal variation in demographic traits, especially in diverse, but poorly known habitats is needed to fully vet and develop life history theories. ..