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2021

Ibarra‐Isassi, J. Ira Tanya Handa, I. Arenas‐Clavijo, A. Escobar‐Ramírez, S.  Armbrecht, I. Lessard, J. (2021). Shade‐growing practices lessen the impact of coffee plantations on multiple dimensions of ant diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology. 58 (5). doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13842

López-Dávila, A., Escobar-Ramírez, S., & Armbrecht, I. (2021). Nesting of arboreal ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in artificial substrates in coffee plantations in the Colombian Andes. Uniciencia, 35(2), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.15359/ru.35-2.13

Edwin Pos, Luiz Souza de Coelho, Diogenes Andrade Lima de Filho, Rafael P Salomão, Iêda Leão Amaral, Francisca Dionízia Almeida de Matos, Gerhard Bönisch, Jens Kattge. 2021. The Maximum Entropy Formalism of statistical mechanics in a biological application: a quantitative analysis of tropical forest ecology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.03.31.437717

2020

Escobar-Ramírez, S., Tscharntke, T., Armbrecht, I., Torres, W., & Grass, I. (2020). Decrease in β -diversity, but not in α -diversity, of ants in intensively managed coffee plantations. Insect Conservation and Diversity. doi:10.1111/icad.12417 

Fernández-Mazuecos, M., Vargas, P., McCauley, R. A., Monjas, D., Otero, A., Chaves, J. A., … Rivas-Torres, G. (2020). The Radiation of Darwin’s Giant Daisies in the Galápagos Islands. Current Biology. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.019 

ter Steege, H., Prado, P.I., Lima, R.A.F.d. et al. Biased-corrected richness estimates for the Amazonian tree flora. Sci Rep 10, 10130 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66686-3

Páez‐Rosas, D., Vaca, L., Pepolas, R., Wollocombe, R., De Roy, T., & Rivas‐Torres, G. (2019). Hunting and cooperative foraging behavior of Galapagos sea lion: An attack to large pelagics. Marine Mammal Science.doi:10.1111/mms.12646 

2019

Escobar-Ramírez, S., Grass, I., Armbrecht, I., & Tscharntke, T. (2019). Biological control of the coffee berry borer: main natural enemies, control success, and landscape influence. Biological Control.doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.05.011 

Laso, F. J., Benítez, F. L., Rivas-Torres, G., Sampedro, C., & Arce-Nazario, J. (2019). Land Cover Classification of Complex Agroecosystems in the Non-Protected Highlands of the Galapagos Islands. Remote Sensing, 12(1), 65. doi:10.3390/rs12010065 

Pos, E., Guevara, J. E., Molino, J., Sabatier, D., Bánki, O. S., Pitman, N. C. A., … ter Steege, H. (2019). Scaling issues of neutral theory reveal violations of ecological equivalence for dominant Amazonian tree species. Ecology Letters.doi:10.1111/ele.13264 

ter Steege, H., Henkel, T.W., Helal, N. et al. Rarity of monodominance in hyperdiverse Amazonian forests. Sci Rep 9, 13822 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50323-9

2018

Ibanez, T., Keppel, G., Menkes, C., Gillespie, T. W., Lengaigne, M., Mangeas, M., … Rivas, G. … Birnbaum, P. (2018). Globally consistent impact of tropical cyclones on the structure of tropical and subtropical forests. Journal of Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13039 

Gomes, V.H., IJff, S.D., Raes, N. Rivas, G. et al. Species Distribution Modelling: Contrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data. Sci Rep 8, 1003 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18927-1

Maldonado-Arciniegas, F., Ruales, C., Caviedes, M., Ramírez, D. X., & Leon-Reyes, A. (2018). An evaluation of physical and mechanical scarification methods on seed germination of Vachellia macracantha (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Seigler & Ebinger. Acta Agronómica, 67(1), 122–127.doi:10.15446/acag.v67n1.60696 

Riera, N., Ramirez-Villacis, D., Barriga-Medina, N., Alvarez-Santana, J., Herrera, K., Ruales, C., & Leon-Reyes, A. (2018). First Report of Banana Anthracnose Caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides in Ecuador. Plant Disease. doi:10.1094/pdis-01-18-0069-pdn 

Rivas-Torres, G. F., Benítez, F. L., Rueda, D., Sevilla, C., & Mena, C. F. (2018). A methodology for mapping native and invasive vegetation coverage in archipelagos. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment, 42(1), 83–111. doi:10.1177/0309133317752278 

Rivas-Torres, G., Luke Flory, S. & Loiselle, B. Plant community composition and structural characteristics of an invaded forest in the Galápagos. Biodivers Conserv 27, 329–344 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-017-1437-2

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Rivas-Torres G., Adams D.C. (2018) A Conceptual Framework for the Management of a Highly Valued Invasive Tree in the Galapagos Islands. In: Torres M., Mena C. (eds) Understanding Invasive Species in the Galapagos Islands. Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67177-2_11

2017

Herrera-Romero, I., Ruales, C., Caviedes, M. et al. Postharvest evaluation of natural coatings and antifungal agents to control Botrytis cinerea in Rosa sp.. Phytoparasitica45, 9–20 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12600-017-0565-2

Quiroga D., Rivas G. (2017) Darwinian Emergence, Conservation, and Restoration. Novel Ecosystems and Hybrid Environments. In: Quiroga D., Sevilla A. (eds) Darwin, Darwinism and Conservation in the Galapagos Islands. Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-34052-4_9

Levis, C., Costa, F. R. C., Bongers, F., Peña-Claros, M., Clement, C. R., Junqueira, A. B…. Rivas, G. ….Vela, H. ter Steege. (2017). Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science, 355(6328), 925–931. doi:10.1126/science.aal0157  (2017). Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science, 355(6328), 925–931. doi:10.1126/science.aal0157

Pos, E., Guevara Andino, J. E., Sabatier, D., Molino, J.-F., Pitman, N., Mogollón, H., … ter Steege, H. (2017). Estimating and interpreting migration of Amazonian forests using spatially implicit and semi-explicit neutral models. Ecology and Evolution, 7(12), 4254–4265. doi:10.1002/ece3.2930 

2015

Valdebenito, H., Zak, V., Riera, P., & Cisneros-Heredia, D. F. (2015). Herbario de Botánica Económica del Ecuador QUSF: Reseña histórica, desarrollo, representatividad y tipos. ACI Avances En Ciencias E Ingenierías, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.18272/aci.v7i2.250

2014

Pitman, N. C. A., Andino, J. E. G., Aulestia, M., Cerón, C. E., Neill, D. A., Palacios, W., Rivas, G. Terborgh, J. W. (2014). Distribution and abundance of tree species in swamp forests of Amazonian Ecuador. Ecography, 37(9), 902–915. doi:10.1111/ecog.00774 

Pos, E., Guevara Andino, J. E., Sabatier, D., Molino, J.-F., Pitman, N., Mogollón, H., Rivas, G. … ter Steege, H. (2014). Are all species necessary to reveal ecologically important patterns? Ecology and Evolution, 4(24), 4626–4636. doi:10.1002/ece3.1246 

Swing, K., Denkinger, J., Carvajal L., V., Encalada, A., Silva, X., Coloma, L. A., Guerra, J. F., Campos Yánez, F., Zak, V., Riera, P., Rivadeneira, J. F., & Valdebenito, H. (2014). Las colecciones científicas: percepciones y verdades sobre su valor y necesidad. Bitácora Académica, 1. Recuperado a partir de https://revistas.usfq.edu.ec/index.php/bitacora/article/view/1083

2013

ter Steege, H. Pitman, N. Sabatier, D. … Rivas, G. … Silman, M. Hyperdominance in the Amazonian tree flora. Science 342, 1243092 (2013). doi: 10.1126/ science.1243092; pmid: 24136971

Ter Steege, H., Pitman, N. C. A., Sabatier, D., Baraloto, C., Salomao, R. P., Guevara, J. E., … Molino, J.-F. (2013). Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora. Science, 342(6156), 1243092–1243092.doi:10.1126/science.1243092 

2012

Hurtado, A. Escobar-Ramires, S. Torres, A. Ambrecht, I. (2012). Exploring the role of the generalist ant Solenopsis geminata (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) on seed germination of Senna spectabilis (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae),Explorando el papel de la hormiga generalista Solenopsis geminata (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) en la germinación de semillas de Senna spectabilis (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) Caldasia. Solenopsis geminata y la germinación de semillas. 

Ottewell, K., & Holland, R. (2012). Seed Dispersal by Neotropical Birds: Emerging Patterns and Underlying Processes. Ornitologia Neotropical.

Escobar-Ramírez, S., E. Henao, C. Gómez. 2012. Insectos migratorios en Agroecosistemas de Colombia. Pp.
129 – 154. En: Agroecosistemas beneficiosos para las especies migratorias de Colombia. Gómez, C. y J. M. Díaz (Eds). Informe final del Convenio 044 del 2012 entre SELVA: Investigación para la Conservación en el Neotrópico y la UPRA (Unidad de Planificación de Tierras Rurales, Adecuación de Tierras y Usos Agropecuarios) del Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural. Bogotá, Colombia.

Selene Escobar-Ramírez, Sebastián Duque, Natalia Henao, Alejandra Hurtado-Giraldo, Inge Armbrecht, “Removal of Nonmyrmecochorous Seeds by Ants: Role of Ants in Cattle Grasslands“, Psyche: A Journal of Entomology, vol. 2012, Article ID 951029, 8pages, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/951029

2011

Henao-Gallego, N., Escobar-Ramírez, S., Calle, Z., Montoya-Lerma, J., & Armbrecht, I. (2011). An Artificial Aril Designed to Induce Seed Hauling by Ants for Ecological Rehabilitation Purposes. Restoration Ecology, 20(5), 555–560.doi:10.1111/j.1526-100x.2011.00852.x 

Letourneau, D. K., Armbrecht, I., Rivera, B. S., Lerma, J. M., Carmona, E. J., Daza, M. C., Escobar -Ramirez, S. Trujillo, A. R. (2011). Does plant diversity benefit agroecosystems? A synthetic review. Ecological Applications, 21(1), 9–21. doi:10.1890/09-2026.1 

Oliver, A. J., Hong-Wa, C., Devonshire, J., Olea, K. R., Rivas, G. F., & Gahl, M. K. (2011). Avifauna richness enhanced in large, isolated urban parks. Landscape and Urban Planning, 102(4), 215–225.doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2011.04.007 

2010

Farji-Brener, A. G., Amador-Vargas, S., Chinchilla, F., Escobar, S., Cabrera, S., Herrera, M. I., & Sandoval, C. (2010). Information transfer in head-on encounters between leaf-cutting ant workers: food, trail condition or orientation cues? Animal Behaviour, 79(2), 343–349.doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.11.009 

Rúales, C., & Guevara, J. E. (2010). La flora patrimonial de Quito descubierta por la expedición de Humboldt y Bonpland en el año 1802. ACI Avances En Ciencias E Ingenierías, 2(3). https://doi.org/10.18272/aci.v2i3.45

2008

Brenes-Arguedas, T., Ríos, M., Rivas-Torres, G., Blundo, C., Coley, P. D., & Kursar, T. A. (2008). The effect of soil on the growth performance of tropical species with contrasting distributions. Oikos, 117(10), 1453–1460. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2008.16903.x 

2007

Weiss-Schneeweiss, H., Stuessy, T. F., Tremetsberger, K., Urtubey, E., Valdebenito, H. A., Beck, S. G., & Baeza, C. M. (2007). Chromosome numbers and karyotypes of South American species and populations of Hypochaeris (Asteraceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 153(1), 49–60. https://doi.org/10.1111/J.1095-8339.2007.00577.X

2006

Karin Tremetsberger, Tod F. Stuessy, Gertrud Kadlec, Estrella Urtubey, Carlos M. Baeza, Stephan G. Beck, Hugo A. Valdebenito, Claudete de Fátima Ruas, and Nelson I. Matzenbacher “AFLP Phylogeny of South American Species of Hypochaeris (Asteraceae, Lactuceae),” Systematic Botany 31(3), 610-626, (1 July 2006). https://doi.org/10.1043/0363-6445-31.3.610

2003

Jacome, L. 2003. Mycosphaerella Leaf Spot Diseases of Bananas: Present Status and Outlook. The International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain. 

1998

Mauchamp, A., Aldaz, I., Ortiz, E. Valdebenito, H. Threatened species, a re-evaluation of the status of eight endemic plants of the Gala´pagos. Biodiversity and Conservation 7, 97–107 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1008863814027

1992

Valdebenito, H., Stuessy, T., Crawford, D., & Mario Silva O. (1992). Evolution of Erigeron (Compositae) in the Juan Fernandez Islands, Chile. Systematic Botany, 17(3), 470-480. doi:10.2307/2419485

Valdebenito, H., Stuessy, T.F., Crawford, D.J. et al. Evolution ofPeperomia (Piperaceae) in the Juan Fernandez Islands, Chile. Pl Syst Evol 182, 107–119 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00941416

1987

Bittner, M., Gonzalez, F., Valdebenito, H., Silva, M., Paul, V. J., Fenical, W., … Clardy, J. (1987). A novel tetracyclic polyketal from the marine red alga. Tetrahedron Letters, 28(35), 4031–4032. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(01)83853-3