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Response of Coffee Farms to Hurricane Maria: Resistance and Resilience from an Extreme Climatic Event.

Perfecto I, Hajian-Forooshani Z, Iverson A, Irizarry AD, Lugo-Perez J, Medina N, Vaidya C, White A, Vandermeer J.

Sci Rep. 2019 Oct 30;9(1):15668. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-51416-1.


Hysteresis and critical transitions in a coffee agroecosystem.

Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jul 23;116(30):15074-15079. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1902773116. Epub 2019 Jul 9.


Changes in adult sex ratio in wild bee communities are linked to urbanization.

Fitch G, Glaum P, Simao MC, Vaidya C, Matthijs J, Iuliano B, Perfecto I.

Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 6;9(1):3767. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-39601-8.


Scale and strength oak-mesophyte interactions in a transitional oak-hickory forest.

Allen D, Dick CW, Strayer E, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Can J For Res. 2018 Nov;48(11):1366-1372. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0131. Epub 2018 Aug 29.


Floral resource availability from groundcover promotes bee abundance in coffee agroecosystems.

Fisher K, Gonthier DJ, Ennis KK, Perfecto I.

Ecol Appl. 2017 Sep;27(6):1815-1826. doi: 10.1002/eap.1568. Epub 2017 Jul 10.


Anolis lizards as biocontrol agents in mainland and island agroecosystems.

Monagan IV Jr, Morris JR, Davis Rabosky AR, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Mar 2;7(7):2193-2203. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2806. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Local and Landscape Constraints on Coffee Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Diversity.

Vaidya C, Cruz M, Kuesel R, Gonthier DJ, Iverson A, Ennis KK, Perfecto I.

J Insect Sci. 2017 Jan 1;17(2). doi: 10.1093/jisesa/iew127.


From endogenous to exogenous pattern formation: Invasive plant species changes the spatial distribution of a native ant.

Li K, He Y, Campbell SK, Colborn AS, Jackson EL, Martin A, Monagan IV Jr, Ong TWY, Perfecto I.

Glob Chang Biol. 2017 Jun;23(6):2250-2261. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13671. Epub 2017 Mar 22.


Impact of Regionally Distinct Agroecosystem Communities on the Potential for Autonomous Control of the Coffee Leaf Rust.

Hajian-Forooshani Z, Rivera Salinas IS, Jiménez-Soto E, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Environ Entomol. 2016 Dec;45(6):1521-1526. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw125. Epub 2016 Oct 15.


Disentangling endogenous versus exogenous pattern formation in spatial ecology: a case study of the ant Azteca sericeasur in southern Mexico.

Li K, Vandermeer JH, Perfecto I.

R Soc Open Sci. 2016 May 25;3(5):160073. doi: 10.1098/rsos.160073. eCollection 2016 May.


Identification of Putative Coffee Rust Mycoparasites via Single-Molecule DNA Sequencing of Infected Pustules.

James TY, Marino JA, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Nov 13;82(2):631-9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02639-15. Print 2016 Jan 15.


A Keystone Ant Species Provides Robust Biological Control of the Coffee Berry Borer Under Varying Pest Densities.

Morris JR, Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 12;10(11):e0142850. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142850. eCollection 2015.


Bird and bat predation services in tropical forests and agroforestry landscapes.

Maas B, Karp DS, Bumrungsri S, Darras K, Gonthier D, Huang JC, Lindell CA, Maine JJ, Mestre L, Michel NL, Morrison EB, Perfecto I, Philpott SM, Şekercioğlu ÇH, Silva RM, Taylor PJ, Tscharntke T, Van Bael SA, Whelan CJ, Williams-Guillén K.

Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2016 Nov;91(4):1081-1101. doi: 10.1111/brv.12211. Epub 2015 Jul 23. Review.


Stage-dependent responses to emergent habitat heterogeneity: consequences for a predatory insect population in a coffee agroecosystem.

Liere H, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Ecol Evol. 2014 Aug;4(16):3201-9. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1161. Epub 2014 Jul 23.


Changes in species diversity of arboreal spiders in Mexican coffee agroecosystems: untangling the web of local and landscape influences driving diversity.

Hajian-Forooshani Z, Gonthier DJ, Marín L, Iverson AL, Perfecto I.

PeerJ. 2014 Nov 4;2:e623. doi: 10.7717/peerj.623. eCollection 2014.


Biodiversity conservation in agriculture requires a multi-scale approach.

Gonthier DJ, Ennis KK, Farinas S, Hsieh HY, Iverson AL, Batáry P, Rudolphi J, Tscharntke T, Cardinale BJ, Perfecto I.

Proc Biol Sci. 2014 Sep 22;281(1791):20141358. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1358. Review.


Population responses to environmental change in a tropical ant: the interaction of spatial and temporal dynamics.

Jackson D, Vandermeer J, Perfecto I, Philpott SM.

PLoS One. 2014 May 19;9(5):e97809. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097809. eCollection 2014.


Food sovereignty: an alternative paradigm for poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation in Latin America.

Chappell MJ, Wittman H, Bacon CM, Ferguson BG, Barrios LG, Barrios RG, Jaffee D, Lima J, Méndez VE, Morales H, Soto-Pinto L, Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

F1000Res. 2013 Nov 6;2:235. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.2-235.v1. eCollection 2013. Review.


Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and its interactions with Azteca instabilis and Pheidole synanthropica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in a shade coffee agroecosystem.

Jiménez-Soto E, Cruz-Rodríguez JA, Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

Environ Entomol. 2013 Oct;42(5):915-24. doi: 10.1603/EN12202.


The role of the agricultural matrix: coffee management and euglossine bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Euglossini) communities in southern Mexico.

Briggs HM, Perfecto I, Brosi BJ.

Environ Entomol. 2013 Dec;42(6):1210-7. doi: 10.1603/EN13087. Epub 2013 Oct 14.


Spider diversity in coffee agroecosystems: the influence of agricultural intensification and aggressive ants.

Marín L, Perfecto I.

Environ Entomol. 2013 Apr;42(2):204-13. doi: 10.1603/EN11223.


Ant assemblage on a coffee farm: spatial mosaic versus shifting patchwork.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Environ Entomol. 2013 Feb;42(1):38-48. doi: 10.1603/EN12107.


Cascading trait-mediated interactions induced by ant pheromones.

Hsieh HY, Liere H, Soto EJ, Perfecto I.

Ecol Evol. 2012 Sep;2(9):2181-91. doi: 10.1002/ece3.322. Epub 2012 Jul 27.


Mutualisms and population regulation: mechanism matters.

Jha S, Allen D, Liere H, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043510. Epub 2012 Aug 23.


Discovery dominance tradeoff: the case of Pheidole subarmata and Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in neotropical pastures.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Environ Entomol. 2011 Oct;40(5):999-1006. doi: 10.1603/EN10190.


Conservation: limits of land sparing.

Fischer J, Batáry P, Bawa KS, Brussaard L, Chappell MJ, Clough Y, Daily GC, Dorrough J, Hartel T, Jackson LE, Klein AM, Kremen C, Kuemmerle T, Lindenmayer DB, Mooney HA, Perfecto I, Philpott SM, Tscharntke T, Vandermeer J, Wanger TC, Von Wehrden H.

Science. 2011 Nov 4;334(6056):593; author reply 594-5. doi: 10.1126/science.334.6056.593-a. No abstract available.


Ensemble composition and activity levels of insectivorous bats in response to management intensification in coffee agroforestry systems.

Williams-Guillén K, Perfecto I.

PLoS One. 2011 Jan 26;6(1):e16502. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016502.


The agroecological matrix as alternative to the land-sparing/agriculture intensification model.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 30;107(13):5786-91. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0905455107. Epub 2010 Mar 25.


Biodiversity loss in Latin American coffee landscapes: review of the evidence on ants, birds, and trees.

Philpott SM, Arendt WJ, Armbrecht I, Bichier P, Diestch TV, Gordon C, Greenberg R, Perfecto I, Reynoso-Santos R, Soto-Pinto L, Tejeda-Cruz C, Williams-Linera G, Valenzuela J, Zolotoff JM.

Conserv Biol. 2008 Oct;22(5):1093-1105. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.01029.x. Review.


Biodiversity conservation in tropical agroecosystems: a new conservation paradigm.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008;1134:173-200. doi: 10.1196/annals.1439.011. Review.


Spatial pattern and ecological process in the coffee agroforestry system.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Ecology. 2008 Apr;89(4):915-20.


Agroforests as model systems for tropical ecology.

Greenberg R, Perfecto I, Philpott SM.

Ecology. 2008 Apr;89(4):913-4. No abstract available.


Bats limit insects in a neotropical agroforestry system.

Williams-Guillén K, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Science. 2008 Apr 4;320(5872):70. doi: 10.1126/science.1152944.


Behavioral diversity of predatory arboreal ants in coffee agroecosystems.

Philpott SM, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Environ Entomol. 2008 Feb;37(1):181-91.


Cheating on a mutualism: indirect benefits of ant attendance to a coccidophagous coccinellid.

Liere H, Perfecto I.

Environ Entomol. 2008 Feb;37(1):143-9.


Effects of predatory ants on lower trophic levels across a gradient of coffee management complexity.

Philpott SM, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

J Anim Ecol. 2008 May;77(3):505-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01358.x. Epub 2008 Feb 1.


Clusters of ant colonies and robust criticality in a tropical agroecosystem.

Vandermeer J, Perfecto I, Philpott SM.

Nature. 2008 Jan 24;451(7177):457-9. doi: 10.1038/nature06477.


The agricultural matrix and a future paradigm for conservation.

Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

Conserv Biol. 2007 Feb;21(1):274-7. No abstract available.


A keystone mutualism drives pattern in a power function.

Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

Science. 2006 Feb 17;311(5763):1000-2.


Species loss and aboveground carbon storage in a tropical forest.

Bunker DE, Declerck F, Bradford JC, Colwell RK, Perfecto I, Phillips OL, Sankaran M, Naeem S.

Science. 2005 Nov 11;310(5750):1029-31. Epub 2005 Oct 20.


Cuban science democratic and not tied to profit.

Badgley C, Perfecto I.

Nature. 2005 Sep 8;437(7056):192. No abstract available.


The future of farming and conservation.

Vandermeer J, Perfecto I.

Science. 2005 May 27;308(5726):1257-8; author reply 1257-8. No abstract available.


Impacts of major predators on tropical agroforest arthropods: comparisons within and across taxa.

Philpott SM, Greenberg R, Bichier P, Perfecto I.

Oecologia. 2004 Jun;140(1):140-9. Epub 2004 Apr 17.


Enigmatic biodiversity correlations: ant diversity responds to diverse resources.

Armbrecht I, Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Science. 2004 Apr 9;304(5668):284-6.


Hurricane disturbance and tropical tree species diversity.

Vandermeer J, Granzow de la Cerda I, Boucher D, Perfecto I, Ruiz J.

Science. 2000 Oct 27;290(5492):788-91.


Microclimatic changes and the indirect loss of ant diversity in a tropical agroecosystem.

Perfecto I, Vandermeer J.

Oecologia. 1996 Nov;108(3):577-582. doi: 10.1007/BF00333736.


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