Sunshine A. Van Bael


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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
ATT: Sunshine A. Van Bael
Washington DC 20521-9100

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Publications by Sunshine A. Van Bael

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Education and Degrees

B.S. University of Chicago 1996
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2003

Selected Bibliography

Van Bael, S. A., R. Zambrano, J. E. Hall. 2013. Bird communities in forested and human modified landscapes of Central Panama: a baseline survey for a native species reforestation treatment. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management doi: 10.1080/21513732.2013.842187.

Estrada, C., W. Wcislo, S. A. Van Bael. 2013. Symbiotic fungi alter plant chemistry that discourages leaf-cutting ants. New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/nph.12140.

Bittleston, L. S., F. Brockmann, W. Wcislo, S. A. Van Bael. 2011. Endophytic fungi reduce leaf-cutting ant damage to seedlings. Biology Letters 7: 30-32.

Mooney, K., D. Gruner, N. Barber, S. A. Van Bael, S. Philpott, R. Greenberg. 2010. Interactions among predators and the cascading effects of vertebrate insectivores on plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(16): 7335-7340.

Van Bael, S. A., H. Fernández-Marín, M. Valencia, E. Rojas, W. Wcislo, E.A. Herre. 2009. Two fungal symbioses collide: Endophytic fungi are not welcome in leaf-cutting ant gardens. Proceedings Royal Society of London – Series B 276: 2419-2426.

Van Bael, S. A., J. Brawn, S. Robinson. 2003. Birds defend trees from insect herbivores in a Neotropical forest canopy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100:8304-8307.