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Edited By: Emilio Bruna

Impact Factor: 2.351

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 57/136 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1744-7429

Editorial Board

Emilio Bruna

Associate Editors
Marielos Peña Claros
Bryan Finegan

Reviews Editor
Jaboury Ghazoul

Editorial Assistant
Wendy Martin

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Biotropica Editorial Board 2014

Shin-ichiro Aiba, Kagoshima University, Japan. Subtropical forest, tropical forest, tropical montane forest

Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona, USA. Fungi, molecular systematics, phylogenetics, symbiosis, evolution

Fred Babweteera, Budongo Conservation Field Station, Uganda. Ecological processes, population ecology, plant co-existence, plant regeneration

Robert Bagchi, Durham University, UK. Plant-insect/fungal interactions, habitat partitioning by plants, plant population dynamics, plant community ecology, nutrient cycling, spatial ecology

Christopher Baraloto, UMR EcoFoG, French Guiana. Plant community ecology, functional diversity, forest management

Shonil Bhagwat, University of Oxford, UK. Agroecosystem ecology, biodiversity conservation, climate change, community-based conservation, ethnobiology, functional traits, religion and conservation, traditional knowledge

David Bickford, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Herpetology, conservation biology, ecology and climate change

John Blake, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Faculty, Florida, USA. Birds, avian ecology, community ecology, Neotropics, and seed dispersal

Karina Boege, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico. Evolutionary ecology of plant-herbivore interactions, ontogenetic changes in plant defense, community ecology (plants and herbivores), evolution of phenotypic integration and plant invasive species

Nico Blüthgen, University of Würzburg, Germany. Plant-insect interactions, ecological networks, community ecology, ants, and pollination

Emilio Bruna, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Plant demography and population ecology, ant-plant mutualisms

Saara DeWalt, Biological Sciences, Clemson University, USA. Population and community plant ecology, invasive species ecology, liana ecology, secondary succession, tropical forest dynamics, population genetics.

Christopher Dick, University of Michigan, USA. Pollen dispersal, phylogeography, population genetics, systematics

Donald Drake, University of Hawaii, USA. Plant-animal interactions, island biology, invasive species, plant reproductive ecology, seed ecology

Nina Farwig, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany. Pollination and seed dispersal, community and conservation ecology, fragmentation and disturbance, forest regeneration

Masresha Fetene, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Tree ecophysiology, water relations of trees, photosynthesis measurements in trees, stem-flux studies, drought resistance and water stress

Bryan Finegan, Center for Tropical Agricultural Research and Education (CATIE), Costa Rica. Secondary forest ecology and management

Donald Franklin, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia. Bamboo ecology, plant and bird ecology, biogeography, fire ecology in tropical savannas

Orou Gaoue, University of Tennessee, USA. Plant population dynamics, non-timber forest products, ecological impacts of human activities, ethnoecology, tropical ecology

Graciela García-Guzmán, National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, Mexico. Fungal plant pathogens, herbivory, evolution of plant defenses, plant disease expression, life history strategies of fungal pathogens

Toby Gardner, University of Cambridge, UK. Land-use change, conservation practice and politics, amphibian ecology and conservation, biodiversity modeling

Beth Kaplin, Antioch New England Graduate School and National University of Rwanda, Rwanda. Primate ecology and conservation, forest phenology, regeneration dynamics, seed dispersal ecology, protected areas conservation

Chris Kettle, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Tropical forest ecology, Southeast Asia, conservation genetics, plant reproductive ecology, population genetics and species co-existence.

Alexandra-Maria Klein, University of Göttingen, Germany. Applied ecology, habitat restoration, biodiversity conservation, landscape ecology, pollination ecology

Matthew Linkie, Flora and Fauna International, Indonesia. Large-bodied mammal conservation, deforestation, human-wildlife conflict, mark-recapture and occupancy, spatial modeling, protected area management.

Stefan Loetters, Trier University, Germany. Conservation biology, herpetology, speciation, species distribution models, niche evolution, invasive species, evolution of behavioral traits

Terry McGlynn, California State University, USA. Detrital food webs, ants and social insects, behavioral ecology

Jorge Meave del Castillo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico. Secondary succession and regeneration, spatial analysis, vegetation dynamics, environmental gradients

Erik Meijaard, The Nature Conservancy, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Mammal taxonomy, conservation and biogeography, forestry, community conservation, palaeoenvironments, phylogeography

Rebecca Morris, University of Oxford, UK. Community ecology, indirect interactions, food webs, insect herbivory, host-parasitoid interactions

Sarah Otterstrom, Paso Pacífico, Ticuantepe, Nicaragua. Tropical dry forests, practicing conservation, fire ecology, climate change mitigation, cultural anthropology

Kate Parr, University of Oxford, UK. Ant community ecology, fire ecology, savannas, termites, insect ecology, biodiversity conservation and management

Marielos Peña-Claros, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and Instituto Boliviano de Investigación Forestal, Bolivia. Tropical forest management

Stacy Philpott, University of California, USA. Insects, ants, coffee, cacao, agroforest, agroecosystem, biodiversity, functional diversity, ecosystem services, predation, pest control, pollination, phorid fly, urban, community assembly

Michelle Pinard, University of Aberdeen, UK. Tropical forest silviculture & ecology, carbon offsets, participatory management, biodiversity monitoring

Jennifer Powers, University of Minnesota, USA. Ecosystems, ecology, nutrient cycling, carbon dynamics, succession, regeneration, plant functional traits, tropical dry forests, belowground processes

Ann Russell, Iowa State University, USA. Biogeochemistry of tropical and managed systems, plant species traits and ecosystem properties, belowground processes, and carbon sequestration

Luitgard Schwendenmann, The University of Auckland, Australia. Ecosystem carbon dynamics, biogeochemistry, stable isotopes, plant water use

Ferry Silk, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardens, China Species diversity, floristics, forest biomass, phylogenetic diversity, species traits, forest fire, droughts, botany

Maria Uriarte, Columbia University, USA. Forest dynamics, spatial models, landscape ecology, seed dispersal

Heraldo Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia, Brazil. Amazonia, ant-plant interactions, ants

Oscar Venter, James Cook University, Australia. Biodiversity conservation, spatial modeling, conservation planning and prioritization, land use change, forest carbon

Ted Webb, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Tree and seedling community dynamics, disturbance, forest management and logging

Kim Williams-Gullen, University of Washington, USA. Agroecology, primates, trophic interactions, matrix habitat, insectivory, foraging behavior

Catherine Yule, Monash University, Malaysia. Freshwater ecology, peat swamp forests, mangrove forests, macroinvertebrates

Pieter Zuidema, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Population dynamics, tree ecology, non-timber forest products, sustainable timber yield, tree ring analysis, climate-growth relations

The Editors wish to thank the following recent members of the Editorial Board for their services to Biotropica:

Marcella Kelly, Virginia Tech, USA
Frederieke Kroon, CSIRO, Australia
Thomas Lewinsohn, State University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Brazil
Ingrid Parmentier, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Axel Poulson, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
Mauricio Quesada, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Cagan Sekercioglu, Stanford University, USA
David Westcott, CSIRO, Australia