Recent Publications

  1. Peay, K.G., S.E. Russo, K. Mcguire, Z. Lim, J.P. Chan, S. Tan, S.J. Davies. 2015. Lack of host specificity leads to independent assortment of dipterocarps and ectomycorrhizal fungi across a soil fertility gradient. Ecology Letters, in press
  2. Roccaforte, K., D. Pilson, S.E. Russo. 2015. Hybridization and reproductive isolation between diploid Erythronium mesochoreum and its tetraploid congener E. albidum (Liliaceae). Evolution, in press
  3. Paine, C.E.T., et al. including S.E. Russo. 2015. Globally, functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth, and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology, in press
  4. Stephenson, N., A. Das, R. Condit, S.E. Russo, P. Becker, D.A. Coomes, et al. 2014. Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size. Nature 507:90-93.
  5. Kenfack, D., G. Chuyong, R. Condit, S.E. Russo, D.W. Thomas. 2014. Demographic variation and habitat specialization of tree species in a diverse tropical forest of Cameroon. Forest Ecosystems 1:1-13.
  6. Russo, S.E., A. Kochsiek, J. Olney, L. Thompson, A.E. Miller, and S. Tan. 2013. Nitrogen uptake strategies of edaphically specialized Bornean tree species. Plant Ecology 214:1405–1416.
  7. Kochsiek, S. Tan, and S.E. Russo. 2013.  Fine root dynamics in relation to nutrients in oligotrophic Bornean forest soils.  Plant Ecology 214: 869-882.
  8. Russo, S.E., R. Legge, K. Weber, E. Brodie, K.C. Goldfarb, A. Benson, and S. Tan. 2012. Bacterial community structure of contrasting soils underlying Bornean rain forests: inferences from microarray and next-generation sequencing methods. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 55: 48-59.
  9. Russo, S.E., L. Zhang, and S. Tan. 2012. Covariation between understorey light environments and soil resources in Bornean mixed dipterocarp rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28:33-44.
  10. Heineman, K., E. Jensen, B. Bogenrief, A. Shapland, S. Tan, R. Rebarber, S.E. Russo. 2011. The effect of belowground resources on aboveground growth and allometry in six Bornean tree species. Forest Ecology and Management 261:1820-1832.
  11. Russo, S.E., W.L. Cannon, C. Elowsky, S. Tan, S.J. Davies. 2010. Variation in leaf stomatal traits of 28 tree species in relation to water-use efficiency along an edaphic gradient in Bornean rain forest. American Journal of Botany 97: 1109-1120.
  12. Russo, S.E., K. Jenkins, S. Wiser, D.A. Coomes. 2010. Relationships between wood traits and growth and mortality rates of New Zealand tree species. Functional Ecology 24: 253-262.
  13. Russo, S.E., P. Brown, S. Tan, S.J. Davies. 2008. Interspecific demographic trade-offs and soil-related habitat associations of tree species along resource gradients. Journal of Ecology 96:192-203.
  14. Russo, S.E., S.W. Wiser, D.A. Coomes. 2007. Growth-size scaling relationships of woody plant species differ from predictions of the Metabolic Ecology Model. Ecology letters, 10: 889-901.
  15. Russo, S.E., Potts, M.D., Davies, S.J. & S.Tan. 2007. Determinants of tree species distributions: Comparing the roles of dispersal, seed size, and soil specialization in a Bornean rain forest. In: Seed Dispersal: Theory and its Application in a Changing World (eds. Dennis, A., Schupp, E.W., Green, R. & Wescott, D.). CAB International, New York.
  16. Russo, S.E., S. Portnoy, C.K. Augspurger. 2006. Incorporating animal behavior into seed dispersal models: Implications for seed shadows and an example for a primate-dispersed tree.  Ecology 87:3160-3174.
  17. Chapman, C.A. and S.E. Russo. 2006. Primate seed dispersal: Linking behavioral ecology with forest community structure. In Primates in Perspective (eds. C.J. Campbell, A.F. Fuentes, K.C. MacKinnon, M. Panger, and S. Bearder). Oxford University Press.
  18. Condit, R., P. Ashton, S. Bunyavejchewin, H. S. Dattaraja, S. Davies, S. Esufali, C. Ewango, R. Foster, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, P. Hall, K. E. Harms, T. Hart, C. Hernandez, S. Hubbell, A. Itoh, S. Kiratiprayoon, J. LaFrankie, S. L. d. Lao, J. Makana, M. N. S. Noor, A. R. Kassim, S. Russo, R. Sukumar, C. Samper, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, S. Thomas, R. Valencia, M. Vallejo, G. Villa, and T. Zillio. 2006. Importance of demographic niches to tree diversity. Science 313:98-101.
  19. Russo, S. E., S. J. Davies, D. A. King, and S. Tan. 2005. Soil-related performance variation and distributions of tree species in a Bornean rain forest. Journal of Ecology 93:879-889.
  20. Russo, S., C. Campbell, J. Dew, P. Stevenson, and S. Suarez. 2005. A multi-forest comparison of dietary preferences and seed dispersal by Ateles spp. International Journal of Primatology 26:1017-1037.
  21. Russo, S. E. 2005. Linking seed fate to dispersal patterns: identifying factors affecting predation and scatter-hoarding of seeds of Virola calophylla in Peru. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21:243-253.
  22. Russo, S. E., and C. K. Augspurger. 2004. Aggregated seed dispersal by spider monkeys limits recruitment to clumped patterns in Virola calophylla. Ecology Letters 7:1058-1067.
  23. Russo, S. E. 2003. Responses of dispersal agents to tree and fruit traits in Virola calophylla (Myristicaceae): Implications for selection. Oecologia 136:80-87.
  24. Russo, S. E., S. K. Robinson, and J. Terborgh. 2003. Size-abundance relationships in an Amazonian bird community: Implications for the energetic equivalence rule. The American Naturalist 161:267-283.