Department Publication Ecology


Peer-reviewed journal articles

GONMADJE C., PICARD N., GOURLET-FLEURY S., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M. and [et al.], 2017. Altitudinal filtering of large-tree species explains above-ground biomass variation in an Atlantic Central African rain forest Journal of Tropical Ecology, DOI : 10.1017/S0266467416000602, [Publisher link]
PREMATHILAKE T.R., ANUPAMA K., RAJAN K., PRASAD S., ORUKAIMANI G. and YATHEES KUMAR V.P., 2017. Implications of phytolith records from an Early Historic megalithic burial site at Porunthal in Southern India Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 11 : 491-506, [Publisher link]

Book chapters

SCHATZ B., VOGT-SCHILB H., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Using the past to predict the future: the case of French Mediterranean orchids The Mediterranean Region under Climate Change - A scientific update, IRD Éditions/AllEnvi, Marseille, France, p. 377-386, ISBN: 978-2-7099-2219-7, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

ANTIN C., LE BEC J., AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Allometric projections of time-related growth trajectories of two coexisting dipterocarp canopy species in India Plant Ecology & Diversity, DOI : 10.1080/17550874.2016.1266403, [Publisher link]
ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S., PRAMOD S. and DAS P.P., 2016. A Palynological Investigation of Quaternary Sediment Core from Cauvery Delta, Tamilnadu, India Vistas in Geological Research. A Special Publication in Geology, 14 : 157-164,
AYYAPPAN N., STEPHEN A., MUTHUSANKAR G., JEYAKUMAR S. and PRESENA J., 2016. Spatio-temporal changes in fringe mangrove extent in Pondicherry, India after two phenomenal perturbations: tsunami and cyclone Thane Tropical Ecology, 57 (2) : 361-368, [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2016. Cordia ramanujamii (Cordiaceae): new species from Tamil Nadu, India Taiwania, 61 (2) : 74-77, DOI : 10.6165/tai.2016.61.74, [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2016. The taxonomic identity of Jasminum matthewii (Oleaceae) Rheedea, 26 (1) : 54-56, [Publisher link]
BALACHANDRAN N., RAVIKUMAR K. and DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., 2016. Two new plant records to Southern India The Indian Forester, 142 (9) : 849-851, [Publisher link]
COURTY P.-E., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2016. Into the functional ecology of ectomycorrhizal communities: environmental filtering of enzymatic activities Journal of Ecology, DOI : 10.1111/1365-2745.12633, [Publisher link]
DEBLAUWE V., DROISSART V., BOSE R., SONKÉ B., BLACH-OVERGAARD A., SVENNING J.-C., WIERINGA J.J., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2016. Remotely sensed temperature and precipitation data improve species distribution modelling in the tropics Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25 (4) : 443-454, DOI: 10.1111/geb.12426, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., VEZY R., GONTRAND F., BOUCHET D. and RAMESH B.R., 2016. Spatial analysis of endemism to redefine conservation areas in Western Ghats (India) Journal for Nature Conservation, 34 : 33-41,, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C., ALET J. and GARCIA C., 2016. Coffee monoculture trends in tropical agroforested landscapes of Western Ghats (India) Environmental Conservation, To complete once published (vol/issue & pages), DOI : 10.1017/S0376892916000394, [Publisher link]
HUDSON L.N., [et al.], PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2016. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project Ecology and Evolution, 7 (1) : 145-188, DOI : 10.1002/ece3.2579, [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F., VIOLLE C. and CHEPTOU P.-O., 2016. CSR ecological strategies and plant mating systems: outcrossing increases with competitiveness but stress-tolerance is related to mixed mating Oikos, 125 (9) : 1296–1303, doi: 10.1111/oik.02328, [Publisher link]
MUNOZ F. and HUNEMAN P., 2016. From the Neutral Theory to a Comprehensive and Multiscale Theory of Ecological Equivalence The Quarterly Review of Biology, 91 (3) : 321-342, DOI : 10.1086/688098, [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., SCHROTH G. and BURSLEM D.F.R.P., 2016. Why do farmers plant more exotic than native trees? A case study from the Western Ghats, India Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 230 : 315-328, DOI : 10.1016/j.agee.2016.05.013, [Full text PDF available for Download from "Publisher link" till 15th Aug 2016]. [Publisher link]
NATH C.D., MUNOZ F., PÉLISSIER R., BURSLEM D.F.R.P. and MUTHUSANKAR G., 2016. Growth rings in tropical trees: role of functional traits, environment, and phylogeny Trees - Structure and Function, 1-23, DOI: 10.1007/s00468-016-1442-1, [Publisher link]
OSURI A.M., [et al.] and RAMESH B.R., 2016. Contrasting effects of defaunation on aboveground carbon storage across the global tropics Nature Communications, 7 : DOI : 10.1038/ncomms11351, [Publisher link]
PACKARAJ R., JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2016. Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolated from endemic tree Cinnamomum malabatrum Studies in Fungi, 1 (1) : 104-113, DOI : 10.5943/sif/1/1/10, [Publisher link]
RODENBURG J., LE BOURGEOIS T., GRARD P. and [et al.], 2016. Electronic support tools for identification and management of rice weeds in Africa for better-informed agricultural change agents Cahiers Agricultures, 25 (1) : 15006, DOI : 10.1051/cagri/2016004, [Publisher link]
SPEER J.H., [et al.], NATH C.D. and [et al.], 2016. Pinus roxburghii stand dynamics at a heavily impacted site in Nepal: Research through an educational fieldweek Dendrochronologia, DOI : 10.1016/j.dendro.2016.01.005, [Publisher link]
WAGNER F.H., [et al.] and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests Biogeosciences, 13 : 2537–2562, DOI : 10.5194/bg-13-2537-2016, [Publisher link]
ZORONDO-RODRIGUEZ F., GRAU-SATORRAS M., KALLA J., DEMPS K., GOMEZ-BAGGETHUN E., GARCIA C. and REYES-GARCIA V., 2016. Contribution of Natural and Economic Capital to Subjective Well-Being: Empirical Evidence from a Small-Scale Society in Kodagu (Karnataka), India Social Indicators Research, 127 (2) : 919-937, DOI : 10.1007/s11205-015-0975-9, [Publisher link]

Conference papers (published)

PRASAD S., NAVYA R. and ANUPAMA K., 2016. Microscopic Interpretation of Pollen Grains- Preparations and Acetolysis. Advances in Microscopy, Histochemisty and Plant Microtechniques Proceedings and Lab Manual, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India, p. 103-107,

Theses / Dissertations / Habilitation

ARUN KUMAR, 2016. Pollen morphological and ecological studies of select plant families (Poaceae, Amaranthaceae and Acanthaceae) as analogues of past vegetation of Southern India [Masters Dissertation] Mangalore University, Co-supervision: K. Anupama.
DA SILVA MACHADO E., 2016. Utilisation des phytolithes pour la reconstitution de la végétation et du climat au sud de l’Inde durant l’Holocène. Rapport de stage pour l'obtention de la 1ère année de Master Université Francois-Rabelais, Tours, Maître de stage: Anupama K..
PUNEETHA K., 2016. Pollen morphological and ecological studies of select plant families (Poaceae, Cyperaceae, Myrtaceae and Asteraceae) as analogues of past vegetation of Southern India [Masters Dissertation] Mangalore University, Co-supervision: K. Anupama.


ANUPAMA K., PRASAD S. and SINGH P., 2016. Pollen Analyses of Quaternary Sediments: Reconstructing Vegetation and Environment History in the Cauvery Floodplain [DST No: SR/S4/ES-21/Cauvery/P-11] Project Completion Report submitted to the DST [Directorate of Science and Technology]. Project Participants: A. Stephen (IFP) & P.P. Mohapatra (PU); Assistance – G. Orukaimani & S. Aravajy.

Book chapters

MASSOL F., JABOT F., MANEL S. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Étude des réseaux en écologie In: Sueur J. (ed), Analyse des réseaux sociaux appliquée à l’éthologie et l’écologie, Collection Modélisations, simulations, systèmes complexes, Editions Matériologiques, Paris, p. 49-98, ISBN: 978-2-919694-98-3,
PARTHASARATHY N., VIVEK P., MUTHUPERUMAL C., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and AYYAPPAN N., 2015. Biodiversity of Lianas and Their Functional Traits in Tropical Forests of Peninsular India In: Parthasarathy N. (ed), Biodiversity of Lianas, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity; 5, Springer, p. 123-148, ISBN: 978-3-319-14591-4, [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

BALACHANDRAN N., DHATCHANAMOORTHY N. and RAJENDIRAN K., 2015. Interesting Plant Records from Tamil Nadu Indian Journal of Forestry, 38 (4) : 339-342,
BONHOMME V., CASTETS M., MOREL J. and GAUCHEREL C., 2015. Introducing the vectorial Kappa: An index to quantify congruence between vectorial mosaics Ecological Indicators, 57 : 96-99, DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.04.007, [Publisher link]
BOSE R., MUNOZ F., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2015. Past potential habitats shed light on the biogeography of endemic tree species of the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, South India Journal of Biogeography, 43 (5) : 899–910, DOI : 10.1111/jbi.12682, [Publisher link]
CARBONI M., [et al.], MUNOZ F., DIVGRASS CONSORTIUM and THUILLER W., 2015. What it takes to invade grassland ecosystems: traits, introduction history and filtering processes Ecology Letters, 19 (3) : 219-229, DOI : 10.1111/ele.12556, [Publisher link]
CHARLES-DOMINIQUE T., EDELIN C., BOUCHARD A., LEGENDRE P. and BRISSON J., 2015. Using intra-individual variation in shrub architecture to explain population cover Oikos, 124 (6) : 707–716, DOI: 10.1111/oik.01654, [Publisher link]
DEARING J.A., ACMA B., BUB S., ANUPAMA K. and [et al.], 2015. Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: the need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales The Anthropocene Review, 1–27, DOI: 10.1177/2053019615579128, [Publisher link]
DHATCHANAMOORTHY N., SOOSAIRAJ S. and BALACHANDRAN N., 2015. Notes on the distribution of Crotalaria globosa Wight & Arn. - a rare and endemic legume in Tamil Nadu Phytotaxonomy, 15 : 104-106,
GAUCHEREL C., FRELAT R., LUSTIG A., ROUY B., CHÉRY Y. and HUBERT P., 2015. Time-frequency analysis to profile hydrological regimes: application to Haiti Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (2) : 274-288, DOI : 10.1080/02626667.2015.1006231, [Publisher link]
GAUCHEREL C. and GRIMALDI V., 2015. The Pluviophone: Measuring Rainfall by Its Sound Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the Asme, 137 (3) : DOI : 10.1115/1.4029645, [Publisher link]
HUTH G., HAEGEMAN B., PITARD E. and MUNOZ F., 2015. Long-Distance Rescue and Slow Extinction Dynamics Govern Multiscale Metapopulations The American Naturalist, 186 (4) : 460-469, DOI: 10.1086/682947, [Publisher link]
JORGENSEN P. S., BARRAQUAND F., BONHOMME V. and [et al.], 2015. Connecting people and ideas from around the world: global innovation platforms for next-generation ecology and beyond Ecosphere, 6 (4) : 1-11, DOI : 10.1890/es14-00198.1, [Publisher link]
LE BEC J., COURBAUD B., LE MOGUÉDEC G. and PÉLISSIER R., 2015. Characterizing tropical tree species growth strategies: learning from inter-individual variability and scale invariance PLoS ONE, 10 (3) : e0117028, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117028, [Publisher link]
MENZEL P., ANUPAMA K., BASAVAIAH N. and [et al.], 2015. The use of amino acid analyses in (palaeo-) limnological investigations: A comparative study of four Indian lakes in different climate regimes Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 160 : 25-37, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.028, [Publisher link]
MORON V., FRELAT R., JEAN-JEUNE P.K. and GAUCHEREL C., 2015. Interannual and intra-annual variability of rainfall in Haiti (1905-2005) Climate Dynamics, 45 : 915-932, DOI : 10.1007/s00382-014-2326-y, [Publisher link]
PULLA S., RAMASWAMI G., MONDAL N., CHITRA-TARAK R., SURESH H.S., DATTARAJA H.S., VIVEK P., PARTHASARATHY N., RAMESH B.R. and SUKUMAR R., 2015. Assessing the resilience of global seasonally dry tropical forests International Forestry Review, 17 (S2) : 91-113, DOI:, [Publisher link]
ROY P.S., BEHERA M.D., MURTHY M.S.R., RAMESH B.R. and [et al.], 2015. New vegetation type map of India prepared using satellite remote sensing: Comparison with global vegetation maps and utilities International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 39 : 142-159, [Publisher link]
SALTRÉ F., DUPUTIE A., GAUCHEREL C. and CHUINE I., 2015. How climate, migration ability and habitat fragmentation affect the projected future distribution of European beech Global Change Biology, 21 (2) : 897-910, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.12771, [Publisher link]
TAUDIERE A., MUNOZ F. and [et al.], 2015. Beyond ectomycorrhizal bipartite networks: projected networks demonstrate contrasted patterns between early- and late-successional plants in Corsica Frontiers in Plant Science, 6 : 881, DOI : 10.3389/fpls.2015.00881, [Publisher link]
VEGA C., VEPAKOMMA U., MOREL J., BADER J.-L., RAJASHEKAR G., JHA C.S., FERET J., PROISY C., PÉLISSIER R. and DADHWAL V.K., 2015. Aboveground-Biomass Estimation of a Complex Tropical Forest in India Using Lidar Remote Sensing, 7 : 10607-10625, DOI: 10.3390/rs70810607, [Publisher link]