Applied Vegetation Dynamics

Alday JG , Santana VM, Lee HHM, Allen K & RH Marrs (2015) Above-ground biomass accumulation patterns in moorlands after prescribed burning and low-intensity grazing. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics , 78: 388-396

Alday JG , Zaldívar P, Torroba-Balmori P, Fernández-Santos B, Martínez-Ruiz C (2015) Natural forest expansion on reclaimed coal mines in Northern Spain: the role of native shrubs as suitable microsites. Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi: 10.1007/s11356-015-5681-2

Alday JG , Marrs RH, Martínez-Ruiz C (2011) Vegetation succession in reclaimed coal wastes in Spain: the influence of soil and environmental factors. Applied Vegetation Science 14: 84-94

Archaeobotanical remains and palaeoenvironments

Aguilera M, Ferrio JP, Pérez G, Araus JL, Voltas J (2012) Holocene changes in precipitation seasonality in the western Mediterranean Basin: a multi-species approach using δ13C of archaeobotanical remains. Journal of Quaternary Science 27: 192-202

Araus JL, Ferrio JP, Voltas J, Aguilera M, Buxó R (2014) Agronomic conditions and crop evolution in ancient Near East agriculture. Nature Communications 5 (3953): 1-9

Ecological Resistance-Resilience

Alday JG , RH Marrs (2014) A simple test for alternative states in ecological restoration: the use of principal response curves. Applied Vegetation Science, 17: 302-311

Alday JG , Cox ES, Pakeman RJ, Harris MPK, Le Duc MG & RH Marrs (2013) Overcoming resistance and resilience of an invaded community is necessary for effective restoration: a multi-site bracken control study. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 156-167


Boer MM, Bowman DMJS, Murphy BP, Cary GJ, Cochrane MA, Fensham RJ, Krawchuk MA, Price OF, Resco de Dios V, Williams RJ, Bradstock RA. 2016. Future changes in climatic water balance determine potential for transformational shifts in Australian fire regimes. Environmental Research Letters 2016, 065002. [article in pdf]

Nolan RH, Boer MM, Resco de Dios V, Caccamo G, Bradstock RA. 2016. Large scale, dynamic transformations in fuel moisture drive wildfire activity across south-eastern Australia. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL068614

Resco de Dios V, Fellows A, Nolan R, Boer MM, Bradstock RA, Domingo F, Goulden ML. 2015. A semi-mechanistic model for predicting the moisture content of fine litter. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 203, 64-73, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.01.002

Fungal ecology & diversity

Hernández-Rodríguez M, De-Miguel S, Pukkala T, Oria-de-Rueda JA, Martín-Pinto P (2015). Climate-sensitive models for mushroom yields and diversity in Cistus ladanifer scrublands. Agricultural and Forest Metereology 213: 173-182

Bonet JA, De-Miguel S, Martínez-de-Aragon J, Pukkala T, Palahi M (2012). Immediate effect of thinning on the yield of Lactarius group deliciosus in Pinus pinaster forests in North-Eastern Spain. Forest, Ecology and Management265: 211-217

Bonet JA, Palahí M, Colinas C, Pukkala T, Fischer CR, Miina J, Martínez-de-Aragon J (2010). Modelling the production and species richness of wild mushrooms in pine forests of Central Pyrenees in north-eastern Spain. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 347-356

Modelling tree-ring patterns

del Castillo J, Aguilera M, Voltas J, Ferrio JP (2013) Isoscapes of tree-ring carbon-13 perform like meteorological networks in predicting regional precipitation patterns. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 118: 352-360

Shestakova TA, Aguilera M, Ferrio JP, Gutiérrez E, Voltas J (2014) Unravelling spatiotemporal tree-ring signals in Mediterranean oaks: a variance-covariance modelling approach of carbon and oxygen isotope ratios. Tree Physiology 34: 819-838

Shestakova T, Gutiérrez E, Kirdyanov A, Camarero JJ, Génova M, Knorre A, Linares JC, Resco de Dios V, Sánchez-Salguero R, Voltas J (2016) Forests synchronize their growth in contrasting Eurasian regions in response to climate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113: 662-667

Nocturnal transpiration

Resco de Dios V, Roy J, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Landais D, Milcu A, Gessler A (2015) Processes driving nocturnal transpiration and implications for estimating land evapotranspiration. Scientific Reports, Article number:10975, doi:10.1038/srep10975

Resco de Dios V, Turnbull MH, Barbour MM, Ontedhu J, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT. 2013. Soil phosphorus and endogenous rhythms exert a larger impact than CO2 or temperature on nocturnal stomatal conductance in Eucalyptus tereticornis. Tree Physiology 33: 1206-1215

Resco de Dios V, Díaz-Sierra R, Goulden ML, Barton CVM, Boer MM, Ferrio JP, Gessler A, Pfautsch S, Tissue DT. 2013. Woody clockworks: circadian regulation of nocturnal water use in Eucalyptus globulus. New Phytologist 200: 743-752

NWFP & Ecosystem services

Bonet JA, González-Olabarria JR, Martínez de Aragón J (2014). Mushroom production as an alternative fo rural development in a forested mountainous area. Journal of Mountain Science11(2): 533-543

Rodríguez-Loinaz G, Alday JG, Onaindia M (2015). Multiple ecosystem services landscape index: A tool for multifunctional landscapes conservation. Journal of Environmental Management 147: 152-163

Plant circadian ecology

Resco de Dios V, Loik ME, Smith RA, Aspinwall MJ, Tissue DT. 2016. Genetic variation in circadian regulation of nocturnal stomatal conductance enhances carbon assimilation and growth. Plant Cell and Environment 39: 3-11

- Featured in: Sadok W. 2015. The circadian life of nocturnal water use: when late night decisions help improve your day. Plant Cell and Environment 39, 1-3.

Resco de Dios V, Goulden M, Ogle K, Richardson AD, Hollinger DY, Davidson EA, Alday JG, Barron-Gafford GA, Carrara A, Kowalski AS, Oechel WC, Reverter BR, Scott RL, Varner RK, Díaz-Sierra R, Moreno JM. 2012. Endogenous circadian regulation of carbon dioxide exchange in terrestrial ecosystems. Global Change Biology 18: 1956-1970

Resco V, Hartwell J, Hall A. 2009. Ecological implications of plants ability to tell the time. Ecology Letters 12: 583-592

Trade-offs and adaptation

Voltas J, Lucabaugh D, Chambel MR, Ferrio JP (2015) Intraspecific variation in the use of water sources by the circum-Mediterranean conifer Pinus halepensis. New Phytologist 208: 1031-1041

di Matteo G, Voltas J (2016) Multi-environment evaluation of Pinus pinaster provenances: evidence of genetic trade-offs between adaptation to optimal conditions and resistance to the maritime pine bast scale (Matsucoccus feytaudi). Forest Science (in press)

Tree breeding

Sixto H, Gil PM, Ciria P, Camps F, Cañellas I, Voltas J. 2016. Interpreting genotype-by-environment interaction for biomass production in hybrid poplars under short-rotation coppice in Mediterranean environments. GCB Bioenergy, doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12313

Fardusi MJ, Ferrio JP, Comas C, Voltas J, Resco de Dios V, Serrano L . 2016. Intra-specific association between carbon isotope composition and productivity in woody plants: a meta-analysis. Plant Science, doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2016.04.005

Resco de Dios V, Mereed T, Ferrio JP, Tissue DT, Voltas J . 2016. Intra-specific variation in juvenile tree growth under elevated CO2 alone and with O3 – A meta-analysis. Tree Physiology, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpw026

- Featured in: Ainsworth EA. 2016. The importance of intraspecific variation in tree responses to elevated [CO2]: breeding and management of future forests. Tree Physiology, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpw039

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.