Applied Community Dynamics

Alday JG, O’Reilly J, Rose RJ & RH Marrs (2020). Effects of long-term removal of sheep-grazing in a series of British upland plant communities: insights from plant species composition and traits. Science of Total Environment 143508


Nam S, Alday JG, Kim M, Kim H, Kim Y, Park T, et al. (2021). The relationships of present vegetation, bacteria, and soil properties with soil organic matter characteristics in moist acidic tundra in Alaska. Science of Total Environment 772, 145386


Marrs RH, Marsland E-L, Lingard R, Appleby PG, Piliposyan GT, Rose RJ, O’Reilly J, Milligan G, Allen KA, Alday JG , Santana V, Lee H, Halsall K & RC Chiverrell (2019). Experimental evidence for sustained carbon sequestration in fire-managed, peat moorlands. Nature Geoscience 12: 108–112

Archaeobotanical remains and palaeoenvironments

Ferrio JP, Aguilera M, Voltas J, Araus JL (2020) Stable carbon isotopes in archaeological plant remains. En: Michael Montenari (ed.) Carbon Isotope Stratigraphy (Stratigraphy & Timescales vol. 5). Academic Press, pp. 107-145.

Knipper C, Rihuete-Herrada C, Voltas J, Held P, Lull V, Micó R, et al. (2020) Reconstructing Bronze Age diets and farming strategies at the early Bronze Age sites of La Bastida and Gatas (southeast Iberia) using stable isotope analysis. PLoS ONE 15(3): e0229398.

Gallego-Valle A, Colominas L, Burguet-Coca A, Aguilera M, Palet JM, Tornero C (2020) What is on the menu today? Creating a microwear reference collection through a controlled-food trial to study feeding management systems of ancient agropastoral societies. Quaternary International 557: 3-11.


Resco de Dios V, Cunill Camprubí À, Pérez-Zanón N, Peña JC, Martínez del Castillo E, Rodrigues M, Yao Y, Yebra M, Vega-García C, M. Boer M. (2022) Convergence in critical fuel moisture and fire weather thresholds associated with fire activity in the pyroregions of Mediterranean Europe. Science of The Total Environment 806: 151462

Boer MM, Resco de Dios V, Bradstock RA. (2020) Unprecedented burn area of Australian mega forest fires. Nature Climate Change 10: 171–172

Resco de Dios V, Hedo J, Cunill Camprubí À, Thapa P, Martínez del Castillo E,Martínez de Aragón J, Bonet JA ,Balaguer-Romano R, Díaz-Sierra R, Yebra M, Boer MM. (2021) Climate change induced declines in fuel moisture may turn currently fire-free Pyrenean mountain forests into fire-prone ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment 797: 149104.

Fungal ecology & diversity

Adamo I, Castaño C, Bonet JA, Colinas C, Martínez De Aragón J, Alday JG (2021). Soil physico-chemical properties have a greater effect on soil fungi than host species in Mediterranean pure and mixed pine forests. Soil Biology and Biochemistry160: 108320.

Collado E, Bonet JA, Alday JG, Martínez De Aragón J, de-Miguel S (2021). Impact of forest thinning on aboveground macrofungal community composition and Diversity in Mediterranean pine stands. Ecological Indicators 133: 108340

Hagenbo A, Piñuela Y,Castaño C, Martínez De Aragón J, de-Miguel S, Alday JG, Bonet JA (2021). Production and turnover of mycorrhizal soil mycelium relate to variation in drought conditions in Mediterranean Pinus pinaster, Pinus sylvestris and Quercus ilex forests. New Phytologist 230 (4): 1609-1622.

Modelling tree-ring patterns

Shestakova TA, Voltas J, Saurer M, et al. (2021) Spatio-temporal patterns of tree growth as related to carbon isotope fractionation in European forests under changing climate. Global Ecology and Bigeography 28: 1295– 1309

Shestakova TA, Camarero JJ, Voltas J (2021) Are global forests performing in sync? The need to account for spatiotemporal biases in tree-ring records. Journal of Biogeography, 48: 2961-2965.

Shestakova TA, Gutiérrez E, Valeriano C, Lapshina E, Voltas J (2019) Recent loss of sensitivity to summer temperature constrains tree growth synchrony among boreal Eurasian forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 268: 318–330

NWFP & Ecosystem services

Caballero-Serrano V, McLaren BJ, Carrasco JC, Alday JG, Fiallos L, Amigo J & M Onaindia (2019). Traditional ecological knowledge and medicinal plant diversity in Ecuadorian Amazon home gardens. Global Ecology and Conservation doi:10.1016/jgecco.2019.e00524

Shestakova TA, Mutke S, Gordo J, Camarero JJ, Sin E, Pemán J, Voltas J (2020) Weather main driver for masting and stem growth variation in stone pine supports compatible timber and nut co-production. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 298–299: 108287.


Chowdhury FI, Arteaga C, Shafiul Alam M, Alam I,Resco de Dios V2022. Drivers of nocturnal stomatal conductance in C3 and C4 plants. Science of The Total Environment 814: 151952.

Resco de Dios V, Chowdhury FI, Granda E, , Yao Y, Tissue DT. 2019. Assessing the potential functions of nocturnal stomatal conductance in C3 and C4 plants. New Phytologist , doi: 10.1111/nph.15881.

Chieppa J, Brown T, Giresi P, Juenger TE,Resco de Dios V Tissue DT, Aspinwall MJ. (2022) Climate and stomatal traits drive covariation in nighttime stomatal conductance and daytime gas exchange rates in a widespread C4 grass. New Phytologist 229: 2020-2034.

Trade-offs and adaptation

Santini F, Climent JM, & Voltas J. (2019) Phenotypic integration and life history strategies among populations of Pinus halepensis: an insight through Structural Equation Modeling. Annals of Botany 124: 1161-1171

Patsiou TS,Shestakova TA, Klein T, di Matteo G, Sbay H, Chambel MR, Zas R, Voltas J (2020) Intraspecific responses to climate reveal nonintuitive warming impacts on a widespread thermophilic conifer. New Phytologist 228: 525–540.

Duan H, Resco de Dios V Wang D, Zhao N, Huang G, Liu W, Wu J, Zhou S, Choat B, Tissue DT. (2022) Testing the limits of plant drought stress and subsequent recovery in four provenances of a widely distributed subtropical tree species. Plant Cell and Environment In press.

Tree breeding

Santini F, Kefauver SC, Araus JL, Resco de Dios V , Martín García S, Grivet D & Voltas J. (2020) Bridging the genotype–phenotype gap for a Mediterranean pine by semi‐automatic crown identification and multispectral imagery. New Phytologist 229: 245-258.

Santini F, Kefauver SC, Resco de Dios V, Araus JL, Voltas J (2019) Using unmanned aerial vehicle‐based multispectral, RGB and thermal imagery for phenotyping of forest genetic trials: A case study in Pinus halepensis. Annals of Applied Biology 174: 262–276.

Lombardi E, Ferrio JP, Rodríguez-Robles U, Resco de Dios V, Voltas J (2021) Ground-Penetrating Radar as phenotyping tool for characterizing intraspecific variability in root traits of a widespread conifer. Plant Soil 468, 319–336.

Truffle production

Olivera A, Bonet JA, Palacio L, Liu B, Colinas C (2014). Weed control modifies Tuber melanosporum mycelial expansion in young oak plantations. Annals of Forest Sciences 71 (4): 495-504

Martínez-de-Aragón J, Fischer CR, Bonet JA, Olivera A, Oliach D, Colinas C (2012). Economically profitable post fire restoration with Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum) producing plantations. New Forests 43 (5): 615-630

Olivera A, Bonet JA, Oliach D, Colinas C (2014). Time and dose of irrigation impact Tuber melanosporum proliferation and growth of Quercus ilex seedling hosts in young black truffle orchards. Mycorrhiza 24 (1) supplement: 73-78.