Publications

Helene C. Muller-Landau

59 publications found


2014

Muller-Landau, H. C. 2014. Plant diversity rooted in pathogens. Nature 506:44-45. [Download]
Muller-Landau, Helene C., Matteo Detto, Ryan A. Chisholm, Stephen P. Hubbell, and Richard Condit. 2014. Detecting and projecting changes in forest biomass from plot data. Pages 359-380 in Forests and Global Change. D. Coomes and D. Burslem, editors. Cambridge University Press. [Download]

2013

Asner, Gregory P., Joseph Mascaro, Christopher Anderson, David E Knapp, Roberta E Martin, Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin, Michiel van Breugel, Stuart Davies, Jefferson S Hall, Helene C Muller-Landau, Catherine Potvin, Wayne Sousa, Joseph Wright and Eldridge Bermingham. 2013. High-fidelity national carbon mapping for resource management and REDD+. Carbon Balance and Management 8:7. [Download]
Chisholm, Ryan A., Helene C. Muller-Landau, K. Abd. Rahman, Daniel P. Bebber, Yue Bin, Stephanie A. Bohlman, Norman A. Bourg, Joshua Brinks, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Nathalie Butt, Honglin Cao, Min Cao, Dairon Cárdenas, Li-Wan Chang, Jyh-Min Chiang, George Chuyong, Richard Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, Stuart Davies, Alvaro Duque, Christine Fletcher, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. Nimal Gunatilleke, Zhanqing Hao, Rhett D. Harrison, Robert Howe, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Stephen P. Hubbell, Akira Itoh, David Kenfack, Somboon Kiratiprayoon, Andrew J. Larson, Juyu Lian, Dunmei Lin, Haifeng Liu, James A. Lutz, Keping Ma, Yadvinder Malhi, Sean McMahon, William McShea, Madhava Meegaskumbura, S. Mohd. Razman, Michael D. Morecroft, Christopher J. Nytch, Alexandre Oliveira, Geoffrey G. Parker, Sandeep Pulla, Ruwan Punchi-Manage, Hugo Romero-Saltos, Weiguo Sang, Jon Schurman, Sheng-Hsin Su, Raman Sukumar, I-Fang Sun, H. S. Suresh, Sylvester Tan, Duncan Thomas, Sean Thomas, Jill Thompson, Renato Valencia, Amy Wolf, Sandra Yap, Wanhui Ye, Zuoqiang Yuan and Jess K. Zimmerman. 2013. Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests. Journal of Ecology 101(5):1214-1224. [Download]
Detto, Matteo, and Helene C. Muller-Landau. 2013. Fitting ecological process models to spatial patterns using scale-wise variances and moment equations. American Naturalist 181:E68-E82. [Download]
Detto, Matteo, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Joseph Mascaro, and Gregory P. Asner. 2013. Hydrological networks and associated topographic variation as templates for the spatial organization of tropical forest vegetation. PLOS ONE 8(10):e76296. [Download]
Larjavaara, Markku and Helene C. Muller-Landau. 2013. Measuring tree height: a quantitative comparison of two common field methods in a moist tropical forest. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:793-801. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12071 [Download]
Ngo, Kang Min, Benjamin L. Turner, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Stuart J. Davies, Markku Larjavaara, Nik Faizu bin Nik Hassan, and Shawn Lum. 2013. Carbon stocks in primary and secondary tropical forests in Singapore. Forest Ecology and Management 296:81-89. [Download]
Puerta Piñero Carol, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Osvaldo Calderón, and S. Joseph Wright. 2013. Seed arrival in tropical forest tree fall gaps. Ecology 94:1552-1562. [Download]

2012

Asner, G. P., J. Mascaro, H. C. Muller-Landau, G. Vieilledent, R. Vaudry, M. Rasamoelina, J. Hall, and M. van Breugel. 2012. A universal airborne LiDAR approach for tropical forest carbon mapping. Oecologia 168: 1147-1160. [Download]
Beckman, N. G., C. Neuhauser, and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2012. The interacting effects of clumped seed dispersal and distance- and density-dependent mortality on seedling recruitment patterns. Journal of Ecology 100:862-873. [Download]
Bin, Yue, Wanhui Ye, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Linfang Wu, Juyu Lian, and Honglin Cao. 2012. Unimodal tree size distributions possibly result from relatively strong conservatism in intermediate size classes. PLOS ONE 7:e52596. [Download]
Larjavaara, M. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2012. Still rethinking the value of high wood density. American Journal of Botany 99:165-168. [Download]
Larjavaara, M. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2012. Temperature explains global variation in biomass among humid old-growth forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21:998-1006. [Download]
Lin, Dunmei, Jiangshan Lai, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Xiangcheng Mi, and Keping Ma. 2012. Topographic variation in aboveground biomass in a subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest in China. PLOS ONE 7:e48244. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C. 2012. Plant dispersal. Encyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (edited by A. Hastings and L. Gross) pp. 198-202. [Download]
Schnitzer, Stefan A., Scott A. Mangan, James W. Dalling, Claire A. Baldeck, Stephen P. Hubbell, Alicia Ledo, Helene Muller-Landau, Michael f. Tobin, Salomon Aguilar, David Brassfield, Andres Hernandez, Suzanne Lao, Rolando Perez, Oldemar Valdes, and Suzanne Rutishauer Yorke. 2012. Liana abundance, diversity, and distribution on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. PLoS ONE, 7(12): e52114. [Download]
van Putten, B., M. D. Visser, H. C. Muller-Landau, and P. A. Jansen. 2012. Distorted-distance models for directional dispersal: a general framework with application to a wind-dispersed tree. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3:642-652. [Download]

2011

Beckman, N. G. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2011. Linking fruit traits to variation in vertebrate seed predation, insect seed predation, and pathogen attack during the predispersal stage among seven Neotropical tree and vine species. Ecology 92:2131-2140. [Download]
Chisholm, R. A. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2011. A theoretical model linking interspecific variation in density dependence to species abundances. Theoretical Ecology 4:241-253. [Download]
Jones, F. A., D. L. Erickson, M. A. Bernal, E. Bermingham, W. J. Kress, E. A. Herre, H. C. Muller-Landau, B. L. Turner. 2011. The roots of diversity: below ground species richness and rooting distributions in a tropical forest revealed by DNA barcodes and inverse modeling. PLoS One 6:e24506. [Download]
Larjavaara, M., and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2011. Cross-section mass: An improved basis for woody debris necromass inventory. Silva Fennica 45:291-298. [Download]
Mascaro, J., G. P. Asner, H. C. Muller-Landau, M. van Breugel, J. Hall, and K. Dahlin. 2011. Controls over aboveground forest carbon density on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Biogeosciences 8:1615-1629. [Download]
Mascaro, J., M. Detto, G. P. Asner, and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2011. Evaluating uncertainty in mapping carbon with airborne LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 115:3770-3774. [Download]
Visser, M. D., H. C. Muller-Landau, S. J. Wright, G. Rutten, and P. A. Jansen. 2011. Tri-trophic interactions affect density dependence of seed fate in a tropical forest palm. Ecology Letters 14:1093-1100. [Download]

2010

Comita, L. H. C. Muller-Landau, S. Aguilar, and S. P. Hubbell. 2010. Asymmetric density dependence shapes species abundances in a tropical tree community. Science 329:330-332. [Download]
Dewalt, S. J., S. A. Schnitzer, J. Chave, F. Bongers, R. J. Burnham, Z. Cai, G. Chuyong, D. B. Clark, C. E. N. Ewango, J. J. Gerwing, E. Gortaire, T. Hart, G. Ibarra-Manríquez, K. Ickes, D. Kenfack, M. J. Macía, J. Makana, M. Martínez-Ramos, J. Mascaro, S. Moses, H. C. Muller-Landau, M. P. E. Parren, N. Parthasarathy, D. R. Pérez-Salicrup, F. E. Putz, H. Romero-Saltos, and D. Thomas. 2010. Annual rainfall and seasonality predict pan-tropical patterns of liana density and basal area. Biotropica 42:309-317. [Download]
Jansen, P. A., H. C. Muller-Landau, and S. J. Wright. 2010. Bushmeat hunting and climate: an indirect link. Science 327:30. [Download]
Larjavaara, M. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2010. Rethinking the value of high wood density. Functional Ecology 24:701-705. [Download]
Larjavaara, M. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2010. Comparison of decay classification, knife test and two penetrometers for estimating wood density of coarse woody debris. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 2313-232. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C. 2010. The tolerance-fecundity tradeoff and the maintenance of diversity in seed size. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:4242-4247. [Download]

2009

Muller-Landau, H. C. 2009. Sink in the African jungle. Nature 457:969-970. [Download]
Valencia, R., R. Condit, H. C. Muller-Landau, C. Hernandez, and H. Navarrete. 2009. Dissecting biomass dynamics in a large Amazonian forest plot and hypotheses about causes. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25:473-482. [Download]
Wright, S. J., H. C. Muller-Landau, and J. Schipper. 2009. The future of tropical species on a warmer planet. Conservation Biology 23(6):1418-1426. [Download]
Wright, S. J., H. C. Muller-Landau, G. A. Sanchez-Azofeifa, C. Portillo-Quintero, and D. Davies. 2009. The future of Southeast Asian forests and their species. Pages 91-104 in Prepare for Impact! When people and the environment collide in the Tropics. Papers from the May 2005 Charles Darwin Symposium, Charles Darwin University. N. Stacey, B. Campbell, G. Boggs, B. Campbell, and W. Steffen, editors. CDU Press, Darwin. [Download]

2008

Chave, J., R. Condit, H. C. Muller-Landau, S. C. Thomas, P. S. Ashton, S. Bunyavejchewin, L. L. Co, H. S. Dattaraja, S. J. Davies, S. Esufali, C. E. N. Ewango, K. J. Feeley, R. B. Foster, N. Gunatilleke, S. Gunatilleke, P. Hall, T. B. Hart, C. Hernández, S. P. Hubbell, A. Itoh, S. Kiratiprayoon, J. V. LaFrankie, S. Loo de Lao, J.-R. Makana, M. N. S. Noor, A. R. Kassim, C. Samper, R. Sukumar, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, J. Thompson, M. D. C. Tongco, R. Valencia, M. Vallejo, G. Villa, T. Yamakura, J. K. Zimmerman, and E. C. Losos. 2008. Assessing Evidence for a Pervasive Alteration in Tropical Tree Communities. PLoS Biology 6:e45. [Download]
Jansen, P. A., S. A. Bohlman, C. X. Garzon-Lopez, H. Olff, H. C. Muller-Landau, and S. J. Wright. 2008. Large-scale spatial variation in palm fruit abundance across a tropical moist forest estimated from high-resolution aerial photographs. Ecography 31:33-42. [Download]
Jones, F. A. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2008. Combining inverse modeling, seed trap data, and genetic identification of parent trees to better estimate seed dispersal. Journal of Ecology 96:642-652. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C. 2008. Colonization-related tradeoffs in tropical forests and their role in the maintenance of plant species diversity. Pages 182-195 in Tropical Forest Community Ecology. W. P. Carson and S. A. Schnitzer, editors. Blackwell Scientific. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C., S. J. Wright, O. Calderon, R. Condit, and S. P. Hubbell. 2008. Interspecific variation in primary seed dispersal in a tropical forest. Journal of Ecology 96:653-667. [Download]
Poorter, L., S. J. Wright, H. Paz, D. D. Ackerly, R. Condit, G. Ibarra-Manríquez, K. E. Harms, J. C. Licona, M. Martínez-Ramos, S. J. Mazer, H. C. Muller-Landau, M. Peña-Claros, C. O. Webb, and I. J. Wright. 2008. Are functional traits good predictors of demographic rates? Evidence from five Neotropical forests. Ecology 89:1908-1920. [Download]
Venable, D. L., A. Flores-Martinez, H. C. Muller-Landau, G. Barron-Gafford, and J. X. Becerra. 2008. Dispersal in desert annuals. Ecology 89:2218-2227. [Download]
Wright, S. J. A. Trakhtenbrot, G. Bohrer, M. Detto, G. G. Katul, N. Horvitz, H. C. Muller-Landau, F. A. Jones, and R. Nathan. 2008. Understanding strategies for seed dispersal by wind under contrasting atmospheric conditions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:19084-19089. [Download]

2007

Marks, C. O. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2007. Technical comment on “From Plant Traits to Plant Communities: A Statistical Mechanistic Approach to Biodiversity”. Science 316:1425c. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C. 2007. Predicting the long-term effects of hunting on plant species composition and diversity in tropical forests. Biotropica 39 (3):372-384. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C. and F. R. Adler. 2007. How seed dispersal affects interactions with specialized natural enemies and their contribution to diversity maintenance. Pages 407-426 in Seed Dispersal: Theory and its Application in a Changing World. A. J. Dennis, E. W. Schupp, R. J. Green, and D. W. Westcott, editors. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. [Download]
Wright, Ian J., D. D. Ackerly, F. Bongers, K. E. Harms, G. Ibarra-Manriquez, M. Martinez-Ramos, S. J. Mazer, H. C. Muller-Landau, H. Paz, N. C. A. Pitman, L. Poorter, M. R. Silman, C. F. Vriesendorp, C. O. Webb, M. Westoby, S. J. Wright. 2007. Relationships among key dimensions of plant trait variation in seven Neotropical forests. Annals of Botany 99:1003-1015. [Download]

2006

Gilbert, B. G., S. J. Wright, H. C. Muller-Landau, K. Kitajima, A. Hernandez. 2006. Life history trade-offs in tropical trees and lianas. Ecology 87:1281-1288. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C., Condit, R., Chave, J., Thomas, S. C., Bohlman, S.A., Bunyavejchewin, S., Davies, S., Foster, R., Gunatilleke, S., Gunatilleke, N., Harms, K.E., Hart, T., Hubbell, S. P., Itoh, A., Kassim, A. R., LaFrankie, J., Lee, H.S., Losos, E., Makana, J.-R., Okhubo, T., Sukumar, R., Sun, I.-F., Nur Supardi, M.N., Tan, S., Thomspon, J., Valencia, R., Villa Muñoz, Wills, C., Yamakura, T., Chuyong, G., Dattaraja, S. D., Esufali, S., Hall, P., Hernandez, C., Kenfack, D., Kiratiprayoon, S., Suresh, H. S., Thomas, D., Vallejo, M, and Ashton, P. 2006. Testing metabolic ecology theory for allometric scaling of tree size, growth, and mortality in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 9: 575-588. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C., R. S. Condit, J. Chave, S. C. Thomas, S. A. Bohlman, S. Bunyavejchewin, S. Davies, R. Foster, S. Gunatilleke, N. Gunatilleke, K. E. Harms, T. Hart, S. P. Hubbell, A. Itoh, A. R. Kassim, J. V. LaFrankie, H. S. Lee, E. Losos, J.-R. Makana, T. Ohkubo, R. Sukumar, I.-F. Sun, N. Supardi M. N., S. Tan, J. Thompson, R. Valencia, G. Villa Muñoz, C. Wills, T. Yamakura, G. Chuyong, H. S. Dattaraja, S. Esufali, P. Hall, C. Hernandez, D. Kenfack, S. Kiratiprayoon, H. S. Suresh, D. Thomas, M. I. Vallejo, and P. Ashton. 2006. Testing metabolic ecology theory for allometric scaling of tree size, growth, and mortality in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 9:575-588. [Download]

2005

Wright, S. J., H. C. Muller-Landau, O. Calderón, and A. Hernández. 2005. Annual and spatial variation in seedfall and seedling recruitment in a Neotropical forest. Putative mast seeding, seed fate, and El Niño climate fluctuation in a Neotropical forest. Ecology 86(4):848-860. [Download]

2003

Levin, S., H. C. Muller-Landau, J. Chave, and R. Nathan. 2003. The ecology and evolution of dispersal: a theoretical perspective. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 34:575-604. [Download]
Wright, S. J., H. C. Muller-Landau, R. Condit, and S. P. Hubbell. 2003. Gap-dependent recruitment, realized vital rates, and size distributions of tropical trees. Ecology 84:3174-3185. [Download]

2002

Chave, J., H. C. Muller-Landau, and S. A. Levin. 2002. Comparing classical community models: Theoretical consequences for patterns of diversity. American Naturalist 159:1-23. [Download]
Chave, J., H. C. Muller-Landau, R. Condit, N. Pitman, J. Terborgh, S. P. Hubbell, and E. G. Leigh. 2002. Beta-diversity in tropical forests - Response. Science 297: 1439a. [Download]
Condit, R., N. Pitman, E.G. Leigh, J. Chave, J. Terborgh, R. B. Foster, P. Núñez, S. Aguilar, R. Valencia, G. Villa, H. C. Muller-Landau, E. Losos, S. P. Hubbell. 2002. Beta-diversity in tropical forest trees. Science 295: 666-669. [Download]
Dalling, J., H. C. Muller-Landau, S. J. Wright, and S. P. Hubbell. 2002. Role of dispersal in the recruitment limitation of Neotropical pioneer species. Journal of Ecology 90:714-727. [Download]
Muller-Landau, H. C., S. J. Wright, O. Calderón, S. P. Hubbell, and R. B. Foster. 2002. Assessing recruitment limitation: concepts, methods and examples for tropical forest trees. Pages 35-53 in Seed Dispersal and Frugivory: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation. J. Levey, W. R. Silva and M. Galetti, editors. Oxfordshire, UK: CAB International. [Download]

2000

Nathan, R. and H. C. Muller-Landau. 2000. Spatial patterns of seed dispersal, their determinants and consequences for recruitment. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15:278-285. [Download]