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Publications by TBA Staff & Course Teachers
(arising from data collected on TBA courses)
De Vries, P.J. (2002) Differential wing toughness in distasteful and palatable butterflies: direct evidence supports unpalatable theory. Biotropica 34:176-181.
De Vries, P.J. (2003) Tough African Models and Weak mimics: New Horizons in the Evolution of bad taste. Journal of Lepidopterists’ Society 57:235-238.
Dominy, N.J., Grubb, P.J., Jackson , R.V., Lucas, P.W., Metcalfe, D.J., Svenning, J-C. & Turner, I.M. (2008) In Tropical Lowland Rain Forests Monocots have Tougher Leaves than Dicots, and Include a New Kind of Tough Leaf. Annals of Botany 101:1363–1377.
Fisher, B., Balmford, A., Green, R.E. & Trevelyan, R. (2009) Conservation science training: the need for an extra dimension. Oryx 43:361-363.
Franks, N.R., Sendova-Franks, A.B., Simmons, J. & Mogie, M. (1999) Convergent Evolution, Superefficient Teams and Tempo in Old and New World Army Ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences 266:1697-1701.
Franzen, M., Jones, J., Raselimanana, A. P., Nagy, Z. T., D’Cruze, N., Glaw, F., & Vences, M. (2009) A new black-bellied snake (Pseudoxyrhophiinae: Liophidium) from western Madagascar, with notes on the genus Pararhadinaea. Amphibia-Reptilia 31:1-11.
Grubb, P.J. & Jackson, R.V. (2007) The adaptive value of young leaves being tightly folded or rolled on monocotyledons in tropical lowland rain forest: an hypothesis in two parts. Plant Ecology 192:317–327.
Grubb, P.J., Jackson, R.V., Barberis, I.M., Bee, J.N., Coomes, D.A., Dominy, N.J. , De la Fuente, M.A., Lucas, P.W., Metcalfe, D.J., Svenning, J-C., Turner, I.M. & Vargas, O. (2008) Monocot Leaves are Eaten Less than Dicot Leaves in Tropical Lowland Rain Forests: Correlations with Toughness and Leaf Presentation. Annals of Botany 101:1379–1389.
Hassan, S.M.S., Idris, E. & Majerus, M.E.N. (2012) Male-killer dynamics in Danaus chrysippus (L.) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in East Africa. African Journal of Ecology 50:489-499.
Howe, A., Lovei, G.L. & Nachman, G. (2009) Dummy caterpillars as a simple method to assess predation rates on invertebrates in a tropical agroecosystem. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 131:325-329.
Koch, H. (2010) Combining morphology and DNA barcoding resolves the taxonomy of Western Malagasy Liotrigona Moure, 1961 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini). African Invertebrates 51:413-421. (Kirindy 2009)
Midgley, J. (2009) Euphorbia candelabrum juveniles are nursed by spinescent shrubs in short-grass areas of Queen Elizabeth Park, Uganda. African Journal of Ecology 47:788-789. (Kibale 2007)
Moss, B. (2005) Rapid shredding of leaves by crabs in a tropical African stream. Verhandlungen international der Vereingung theoretische und angewande Limnologie 29:147-150. (Amani 2003)
Ollerton, J. & Nuttman, C. (2013) Aggressive displacement of Xylocopa nigrita carpenter bees from flowers of Lagenaria sphaerica (Cucurbitaceae) by territorial male Eastern Olive Sunbirds (Cyanomitra olivacea) in Tanzania. Journal of Pollination Ecology 11:21-26. (Amani 2011)
Patrick, D.A., Shirk, P., Vonesh, J.R. Harper, E.B. & Howell, K.M. (2011) Abundance and roosting ecology of chameleons in the East Usambara Mountains of Tanzania and the potential effects of harvesting. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:422-431. (Amani 2009)
Quicke, D.L.J., Laurenne, N.M. & Barclay, M. (2005) Host, host location and aggressive behaviour in a tropical wood-borer parasitoid genus Monilobracon Quicke (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), parasitoids of Lymexylidae (Coleoptera) in Kibale Forest National Park, West Uganda. African Entomology 13:213-220.
Quicke, D.L.J., Mori, M., Zaldivar-Riveron, A., Laurenne, N.M. & Shaw, M.R. (2006) Suspended mummies in Aleoides species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Roganidae) with description of six new species from western Uganda based largely on DNA sequence data. Journal of Natural History 40:2663-2680.
Trevelyan, R. & Nuttman, C. (2008) The importance of training national and international scientists for conservation research. In Science and Conservation in African Forests: The Benefits of Long-term Research. Ed: Richard Wrangham and Elizabeth Ross. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
Willmer, P., Stanley , D.A., Steijven, K., Matthews, I.M. & Nuttman, C.V. (2009) Bidirectional flower colour and shape changes allow a second opportunity for pollination. Current Biology 19:919-923.
Published papers resulting from the Darwin project on invasive species
Dawson, W., Burslem, D.F.R.P. & Hulme, P.E. (2009) Herbivory is related to taxonomic isolation, but not to invasiveness of tropical alien plants. Diversity and Distribution 15:141–147.
Dawson, W., Burslem, D.F.R.P. & Hulme, P.E. (2009) The suitability of weed risk assessment as a conservation tool to identify invasive plant threats in East African rainforests. Biological Conservation 142:1018–1024.
Dawson, W., Burslem, D.F.R.P. & Hulme, P.E. (2009) Factors explaining alien plant invasion success in a tropical ecosystem differ at each stage of invasion. Journal of Ecology 97:657-665.
Dawson, W., Burslem, D.F.R.P. & Hulme, P.E. (2011) The comparative importance of species traits and introduction characteristics in tropical plant invasions. Diversity and Distributions 17:1111-1121.
Dawson, W., Mndolwa, A.S., Burslem, D.F.R.P. & Hulme, P.E. (2008) Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens Biodiversity and Conservation, 17:1979-1995.
Edward, E., Munishi, P.K.T. & Hulme, P.E. (2009) The Invasion of Humid Tropical Forests by Cordia alliodora (Boraginaceae): Relative Roles of Disturbance, Biotic Resistance and Propagule Pressure. Biotropica 41:171–178.
Hulme, P.E., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Dawson, W., Edward, E., Richard, J. & Trevelyan, R. (2013) Aliens in the Arc: Are Invasive Trees a Threat to the Montane Forests of East Africa? In Plant Invasions in Protected Areas: Patterns, Problems and Challenges. Eds. L.C. Foxcroft et al. Invading Nature – Springer Series in Invasion Ecology 7, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7750-7_8, © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.
(arising from funding from TBA)
Kawaka, F., Obwanga, B., Daniel Miyawa, D. & Gaya, H. (2014) Epiphytic orchids of Kericho Forest, Kenya. Advances in Research 2:462-468.
Tuyisingize, D., Kerbis Peterhans, J.C., Bronner, G.N. & Stoinski, T.S. (2013) Small mammal community composition in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. Bonn Zoological Bulletin 62:177–185.