Publications

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peer-reviewed publications

  1. Yanjun Du, Simon A. Queenborough, Lei Chen, Yunquan Wang, Xiangcheng Mi, Keping Ma, Liza S. Comita. 2017. Intraspecific and phylogenetic density-dependent seedling recruitment in a subtropical evergreen forest. Oecologia in press.

  2. Camille S. Delavaux, Tessa Camenzind, Jurgen Homeier, Rosa Jimenez-Paz, Mark S. Ashton, Simon A. Queenborough. 2017. Nutrient enrichment effects on mycorrhizal fungi in an Andean tropical montane forest. Mycorrhiza. Online. doi: 10.1007/s00572-016-0749-5

  3. Queenborough, SA. in press. Collections-based studies of plant functional traits. Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica. Proceedings of the meeting: Tropical Plant Collections: Legacies from the past? Essential tools for the future? In press.

  4. Smith, JR, Queenborough, SA, Alvia, P, Romero-Saltos, H, & Valencia, R. 2017. Testing the Liana Dominance Hypothesis: No strong evidence for increasing liana abundance in the Myristicaceae of a Neotropical aseasonal rain forest. Ecology. Online early. doi: 10.1002/ecy.1657

  5. Selene Báez, David A. Donoso, Simon A. Queenborough, Liliana Jaramillo, Renato Valencia, and Olivier Dangles. in press. Ant mutualism increases long-term growth and survival of a common Amazonian tree. American Naturalist *188, 567–575. doi: 10.1086/688401

  6. Ninazunta, M, Queenborough, SA, Hernández, C & Valencia, R. in press. Growth strategies of the arborescent palm Iriartea deltoidea, in a western Amazonian forest. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 182, 411–424. doi: 10.1111/boj.12448

  7. Gutiérrez-Santiago, J., Jasso-Mata, J., Queenborough, S.A., Soto-Hernández, M., Rzedowski, J., Jiménez-Casas, M., & Castillo-Martínez, C.R. 2016. Sexual classification of linaloe (Bursera linanoe, Burseraceae) and productive implications for the essential oil, in three natural populations in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. Agroproductividad 9, 66–72.

  8. Kellen M. Calinger, Elisabeth A. Calhoon, Hsiaochi Chang, James Whitacre, John Wenzel, Liza S. Comita & Simon A. Queenborough. Historic mining and agriculture as indicators of occurrence and abundance of two widespread invasive plant species. PLoS ONE 10(6), e0128161. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128161

  9. Muehleisen, M., Queenborough, S.A., Alvia Zambano, L.P., Valencia, R. & Fiala, B. Incidence of extra-floral nectaries and their relationship to growth and survival of lowland tropical rain forest trees. Biotropica 48, 321–331. doi: 10.1111/btp.12310

  10. Yanjun Du, Lingfeng Mao, Simon A. Queenborough, Robert P. Freckleton, Bin Chen, Keping Ma. 2015. Phylogenetic constraints and trait correlates of flowering phenology in the angiosperm flora of China. Global Ecology & Biogeography 24, 928–938. doi: 10.1111/geb.12303

  11. Sarah M. Ward, Roger D. Cousens, Muthukumar V. Bagavathiannan, Jacob N. Barney, Hugh J. Beckie, Roberto Busi, Adam S. Davis, Jeffrey S. Dukes, Frank Forcella, Robert P. Freckleton, Eric R. Gallandt, Linda M. Hall, Marie Jasieniuk, Amy Lawton-Rauh, Erik A. Lehnhoff, Matt Liebman, Bruce D. Maxwell, Mohsen B. Mesgaran, Justine V. Murray, Paul Neve, Martin A. Nuñez, Anibal Pauchard, Simon A. Queenborough, and Bruce L. Webber. 2014. Agricultural weed research: A critique and two proposals. Weed Science 62, 672-678. doi: 10.1614/WS-D-13-00161.1

  12. Stephen J. Murphy, Lívia D. Audino, James Whitacre, Jenalle L. Eck, John W. Wenzel, Simon A. Queenborough, Liza S. Comita. 2015. Species associations structured by environment and land-use history promote beta-diversity in a temperate forest. Ecology, 96, 705–715. doi: 10.1890/14-0695.1

  13. Hellmann, J.K., Erikson, J.S. & Queenborough, S.A. 2015. Evaluating macroinvertebrate community shifts in the nexus of freestone and limestone streams. Journal of Limnology, 74, 64–74. doi: 10.4081/jlimnol.2014.935

  14. Liza S. Comita, Queenborough, S.A., Eck, J.L., Murphy, S., Xu, K., Krishnadas, M., Beckman, N. and Zhu, Y. 2014. Testing predictions of the Janzen-Connell hypothesis: A meta-analysis of experimental evidence for distance- and density-dependent seed and seedling survival. Journal of Ecology 102, 845–865. |

  15. Amano, T., Freckleton, R.F.P, Queenborough, S.A., Doxford, S.W., Smithers, R.J., Sparks, T.H. & Sutherland, W.J. 2014. Links between plant species’ spatial and temporal responses to a warming climate. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 281. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3017 |

  16. Boudouris, J. & Queenborough, S.A. 2013. Diversity and distribution of extra-floral nectaries in the cerrado savanna vegetation of Brazil. PeerJ 1:e219. doi: 10.7717/peerj.219 | | Interview with PeerJ

  17. Queenborough, S.A., Metz, M.R., Valencia, R. & Wright, S.J. 2013. Demographic consequences of chromatic leaf defence in tropical tree communities - do red young leaves increase growth and survival? Annals of Botany 112, 677–684. Invited contribution to special issue on seedling herbivory. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct144 |

  18. Queenborough, S.A., Forget, P.-M. & Russo, S. 2013. Adding spice to life: a special issue on the Myristicaceae. Tropical Conservation Science 6, 592–594. |

  19. Queenborough, S.A., Humphreys, A. & Valencia, R. 2013. Sex specific flowering patterns in the understorey rain forest tree Iryanthera hostmannii (Myristicaceae). Tropical Conservation Science 6, 637–658. |

  20. Callinger, K.M., Curtis, P.S. & Queenborough, S.A. 2013. Herbarium specimens reveal the footprint of climate change on flowering trends across north-central North America. Ecology Letters 16, 1037–1044. doi: 10.1111/ele.12135 |

  21. Cooke, I.R., Mattison, E.H., Audsley, E., Bailey, A., Freckleton, R.P., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Queenborough, S.A., Sanders, D.L., Sirawarden, G., Trawick, P., Watkinson, A.R., & Sutherland, W.J. 2013. Empirical test of an agricultural landscape model: the importance of farmer preference for risk-aversion and crop complexity. SAGE Open 3, 2158244013486491. doi: 10.1177/2158244013486491 |

  22. Jimenez, A.G., Harper, J.M., Queenborough, S.A. & Williams, J.B. 2013. Linkages between the life-history evolution of tropical and temperate birds and the resistance of the cells to oxidative and non-oxidative chemical injury. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 1373–1380. doi: 10.1242/​jeb.079889. |

  23. Queenborough, S.A. & Porras, C.M. 2013. Expanding coverage of plant trait databases - a comparison of specific leaf area from fresh and dried leaves. Plant Ecology & Diversity 7, 383–388. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.777483. |

  24. Curtis, P.S. & Queenborough, S.A. 2012. Commentary: Raising the standards for ecological meta-analysis. New Phytologist 195, 279–281. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04207.x |

  25. Bai, X., Queenborough, S.A., Wang, X., Zhang, J., Yuan, Z., Xing, D. & Hao, Z. 2012. Effects of local biotic neighbours and habitat heterogeneity on tree and shrub seedling survival in an old-growth temperate forest. Oecologia 170, 755–765. doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2348-2 |

  26. Queenborough, S.A., Metz, M.R., Wiegand, T. & Valencia, R. 2012. Palms, peccaries and perturbations: widespread effects of small-scale disturbance in tropical forests. BMC Ecology 12, 3. doi: 10.1186/1472-6785-12-3 |

  27. Gao, J., Queenborough, S.A. & Chai, J. 2012. Flowering sex ratios and spatial distribution of dioecious trees in a SE Asian seasonal rain forest. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 24, 517–527. |

  28. Queenborough, S.A., Burnet, K.M., Sutherland, W.J., Watkinson, A.R. & Freckleton, R.P. 2011. From meso- to macro-scale population dynamics: a density structured approach. Methods in Ecology & Evolution 2, 289–302. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2010.00075.x |

  29. Freckleton, R.P., Sutherland, W.J., Watkinson, A.J. & Queenborough, S.A. 2011. Density structured models for plant population dynamics. American Naturalist 177, 1–17. doi: 10.1086/657621 |

  30. Vamosi, S.M. & Queenborough, S.A. 2010. Breeding systems, phylogenetic diversity and abundance along a large-scale elevational gradient. Journal of Biogeography 37, 465–476. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02214.x |

  31. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2009. Taxonomic scale of niche partitioning and local neighbourhood effects on survival of tropical tree seedlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 276, 4197–4205. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0921 |

  32. Queenborough, S.A., Mazer, S.J., Vamosi, S.M., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. & Freckleton, R. 2009. Seed mass, abundance and breeding system among tropical forest species: do dioecious species exhibit compensatory reproduction or abundances? Journal of Ecology 97, 555-566. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01485.x |

  33. Cooke, I.R., Queenborough, S.A., Mattison, E.H.A., Bailey, A.P., Sandars, D.L., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Atkinson, P.W., Trawick, P., Freckleton, R.P., Watkinson, A.R., & Sutherland, W.J. 2009. Integrating socio-economics and ecology: A review of applications and approaches. Journal of Applied Ecology 46, 269–277. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01615.x |

  34. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007. Neighborhood and community interactions determine the spatial pattern of tropical tree seedling survival. Ecology 88, 2248–2258. doi: 10.1890/06-0737.1 |

  35. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007. Determinants of biased sex ratios and differential costs of reproduction in dioecious tropical forest trees. American Journal of Botany 94, 67–78. doi: 10.3732/ajb.94.1.67 |

  36. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007. Habitat niche partitioning by 16 species of Myristicaceae in Amazonian Ecuador. Plant Ecology 192, 193–207. doi: 10.1007/s11258-007-9328-3 |


in review

  1. Kerri M. Crawford, Jonathan T. Bauer, Liza S. Comita, Maarten B. Eppinga, Daniel J. Johnson, Scott A. Mangan, Simon A. Queenborough, Allan E. Strand, Katie N. Suding, James Umbanhowar, James D. Bever. YYYY. Evolutionary history determines plant coexistence via pathogen-mediated plant-soil feedback. Nature Ecology & Evolution in review.

  2. Alexander T. Fotis, Raleigh D. Ricart, Stephen J. Murphy, Meghna Krishnadas, James Whitacre, John W. Wenzel, Simon A. Queenborough and Liza S. Comita. YYYY. Aboveground biomass is driven by selection effects and stand structural attributes in a temperate deciduous forest. Ecology in review.

  3. Queenborough, S.A. & Sam G.M. Bridgewater. YYYY. Two methods of tree plot inventory from tropical limestone deciduous forest, Belize. PeerJ.

  4. Queenborough, S.A. & Kulesza, A.E. YYYY. How the Giraffe got its Neck. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

  5. Jennifer Balch, Stacy Rebich-Hespinha, Jarrett Byrnes, Elizabeth Borer, Kathryn Cottingham, Allen Hurlbert, Carrie Kappel, Simon A. Queenborough, Helen Regan, John Sabo, Eric Seabloom, Stephanie Hampton, Mark Schildauer & Frank Davis. YYYY. Synthesis in ecology: A retrospective and prospective. Oikos.


non peer-reviewed publications

  1. Queenborough, S.A. 2012. The habits of successful ecologists: How to write right, right!? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 44 (2), 36-38.

  2. Queenborough, S.A. 2011. The habits of successful ecologists: time management. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 42 (3) 34-37.

  3. Queenborough, S.A. & Parker, J.N. 2011. The habits of successful ecologists: learning from the best. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 43, 31-34.

  4. Queenborough, S.A. & Cooke, I.R. 2011. The habits of successful ecologists, or Does Facebook count as outreach? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 42 (1), 40-42.

  5. Sutherland, W.J. et al. 2010. Is wildlife conservation compatible with arable farming? Evaluating the options for sustainable agriculture. RELU Policy and Practice Notes 23, December 2010.

  6. Queenborough, S.A. & Comita, L.S. 2010. Should Ecological Science Be Ethical? Union Seminary Quarterly Review 63, 18-25.

  7. Queenborough, S.A., Cooke, I.R. & Schildhauer, M.P. 2010. Do we need an Eco-Bank? The ecology of data-sharing. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 41 (3), 32-35.

  8. Queenborough, S.A. & Cooke, I.R. 2010. Do humans count in ecology? Quantitative methods can link socio-economics and ecology. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 41 (1), 57-58.

  9. Queenborough, S.A. 2007. Book review of Forest Ecology and Conservation. A handbook of techniques. Newton, A.C. (2007) OUP. In Environmental Conservation 34, 2-3.