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D. Kerfahi et al., 2019. From the high Arctic to the Equator: do soil metagenomes differ according to our expectations? Microbial Ecology 77(1): 168-185

D. Kerfahi et al., 2019. Soil Metagenome of Tropical White Sand Forests in Borneo: What Traits are Associated with an Extreme Environment within the Tropical Rainforest? Pedosphere 29 (1): 12-23

Jiajia Liu et al., 2019. The distribution of plants and seed dispersers in response to habitat fragmentation in an artificial island archipelago. Journal of Biogeography

Menno Schilthuizen et al., 2019. A new species of Clavicornaltica (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), discovered and described on a field course to Kuala Belalong, Brunei. Biodiversity Data Journal 7: e32555

Darmesh Singh et al., 2019. Tropical forest conversion to rubber plantation affects soil micro- and mesofaunal community and diversity. Scientific Reports 9 (1), 5893

Brian Steidinger et al., 2019. Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses. Nature 569: 404-408

Jean-Francois Bastin et al. (2018) Pan-tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (11), 1366-1383
D. Kerfahi et al. (2018) Distinctive soil Archaeal communities in different variants of tropical equatorial forest. Microbial Ecology 76(1): 215-225  
Bonifacio O. Pasion et al. (2018) Trees represent community composition of other plant life-forms, but not their diversity, abundance or responses to fragmentation. Scientific Reports 8: 11374. 
Gianluca Polgar, et al. (2018) The Universiti Brunei Darussalam biological collections: history, present assets, and future development. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66: 320-336. 
Ferry Slik et al. (2018) Phylogenetic classification of the world's tropical forests. PNAS 115(8): 1837-1842. 
Rachakonda Sreekar et al. (2018) Spatial scale changes the relationship between beta diversity, species richness and latitude. Royal Society Open Science 5: 181168. 
Azim Zamri & Ferry Slik (2018) Checklist of seedplant holdings of the UBD Herbarium (UBDH), with 234 new plant records for Brunei Darussalam. Scientia Bruneiana 17(1): 6-122.
Polyanna Bispo, et al. (2017). Drivers of metacommunity structure diverge for common and rare Amazonian tree species. Plos One 12 (11): e0188300.
Salindra Dayananda et al. (2017) Topography and soil type are critical to understanding how bird and herpetofauna communities persist in forest fragments of tropical China. Biological Conservation 215: 107-115.
Jiajia Liu et al. (2017) Patterns and drivers of plant biodiversity in Chinese university campuses. Landscape and Urban Planning 164: 64-70.
Lan Qie et al. (2017) A long-term carbon sink in Borneo’s forests, halted by drought and vulnerable to edges. Nature Communications 8: 1966.
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Martin Sullivan et al. (2017) Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports 7: 39102.
Ming-gang Zhang et al. (2017) Priority areas for the conservation of perennial plants in China. Biological Conservation 210: 56-63.
Valerio Avitabile et al. (2016) An integrated pan-tropical biomass map using multiple reference datasets. Global Change Biology 22: 1406-1420.
Kingsly Beng et al. (2016) The utility of DNA metabarcoding for studying the response of arthropod diversity and composition to land-use change in the tropics. Scientific Reports 6: 24965.
K. Dayananda et al. (2016) Effects of forest fragmentation on nocturnal Asian birds: A case study from Xishuangbanna, China. Zoological Research 37(3): 151-158.
Brigitte Fiala et al. (2016) Phytogeography of three closely related myrmecophytic pioneer tree species in SE Asia: implications for species delimitation. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 16: 39-52.
Carla Monoy et al. (2016) Temporal changes in tree species and trait composition in a cyclone prone Pacific dipterocarp forest. Ecosystems 19: 1013.
Bhinu Tripathi et al. (2016) Distinctive tropical forest variants have unique soil microbial communities, but not always low microbial diversity. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:376.
Ming-gang Zhang et al. (2016) Using species distribution modelling to delineate the botanical richness patterns and phytogeographical regions of China. Scientific Reports 16: 22400.
Shengbin Chen, et al. (2015) Latitudinal diversity gradients in bryophytes and woody plants: the roles of temperature and water availability. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 53: 535-545.
Shengbin Chen et al. (2015) Spatial patterns and environmental correlates of bryophyte richness: sampling effort matters. Biodiversity and Conservation 24: 593-607.
Kyle Dexter et al. (2015) Floristics and biogeography of vegetation in seasonally dry tropical regions. International Forestry Review 17: 10-32.
Mareike Roeder et al. (2015) Phylogenetic clustering increases with succession for lianas in a Chinese tropical montane rain forest. Ecography 38: 832-841.
Mareike Roeder et al. (2015) Proximity to the host is an important characteristic for selection of the first support in lianas. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 1054-1060.
Ferry Slik et al. (2015) An estimate of the number of tropical tree species. PNAS 112: 7472-7477.
Rachakonda Sreekar et al. (2015) The use of species-area relationships to partition the effects of hunting and deforestation on bird extirpations in a fragmented landscape. Diversity and Distributions 21: 441-450.
Jie Yang et al. (2015) Local-scale partitioning of functional and phylogenetic beta diversity in a tropical tree assemblage. Scientific Reports 5: 12731.
Sugeng Budiharta et al. (2014) Estimating the aboveground biomass of Bornean forest. Biotropica 46: 507-511. 
Jia-Jia Liu & Ferry Slik (2014) Forest fragment spatial distribution matters for tropical tree conservation. Biological Conservation 171: 99-106.  
Jia-Jia Liu et al. (2014) Topography related habitat associations of tree species traits, composition and diversity in a Chinese tropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management 330: 75-81.  
Niels Raes et al. (2014) Historical distribution of Sundaland’s dipterocarp rainforests at Quaternary glacial maxima. PNAS 111: 16790-16795.  
James Richardson et al. (2014) The influence of tectonics, sea level changes and dispersal on migration and diversification of Isonandreae (Sapotaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 174: 130-140.  
Ling-Ling Shi et al. (2014) Variation in forest soil fungal diversity along a latitudinal gradient. Fungal Diversity 64: 305-315.  
Ge Tang et al. (2014) Phylogenetic support for the Tropical Niche Conservatism Hypothesis despite the absence of a clear latitudinal species richness gradient in Yunnan’s woody flora. Biogeosciences Discussions 11: 7055-7077.  
Nic van der Velden et al. (2014) Monodominance of Parashorea chinensis of fertile soils in a Chinese tropical rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30: 311-322.  
Jie Yang et al. (2014) Functional and phylogenetic assembly in a Chinese tropical tree community across size classes, spatial scales and habitats. Functional Ecology 28: 520-529.  
Ming-Gang Zhang et al. (2014) Major declines of woody plant species ranges under climate change in Yunnan, China. Diversity & Distributions 20: 405-415.
Rhett Harrison et al. (2013) Consequences of defaunation for a tropical tree community. Ecology Letters 15: 678-694.
Xiao-Xue Mo et al. (2013) Change in phylogenetic community structure during succession of traditionally managed tropical rainforest in Southwest China. Plos One 8: e71464.
Ferry Slik et al. (2013) Large trees drive forest aboveground biomass variation in moist lowland forests across the tropics. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 1261-1271.
Ted Yahara et al. (2013) Global legume diversity assessment: Concepts, key indicators, and strategies. Taxon 62: 249-266.
Chuck Cannon et al. (2012) A proposal for expanding capacity for conservation science education in the tropical Asia-Pacific region. Biology International 50: 85-94.
Ze-Xin Fan et al. (2012) Hydraulic conductivity traits predict growth rates and adult stature of 40 Asian tropical tree species better than wood density. Journal of Ecology 100: 732-741.
Deli Zhai et al. (2012) Rubber and pulp plantations represent a double threat to Hainan’s natural tropical forests. Journal of Environmental Management 96: 64-73.
Shi-Bao Zhang et al. (2012) Leaf element concentrations of terrestrial plants across China are influenced by taxonomy and the environment. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 809-818.
Ming-Gang Zhang et al. (2012) Using species distribution modelling to improve conservation and land use planning of Yunnan, China. Biological Conservation 153: 257-264.
Daniela Guicking et al. (2011) Comparative chloroplast DNA phylogeography of two tropical pioneer trees, Macaranga gigantea and Macaranga pearsonii (Euphorbiaceae). Tree genetics and Genomics 7: 573-585.
Sam Van Hoang et al. (2011) Human and environmental influence on plant diversity and composition in Ben En National Park, Vietnam. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 23: 328-337.
Ferry Slik et al. (2011) Soils on exposed Sunda Shelf shaped biogeographic patterns in Southeast Asia's equatorial forests. PNAS 108: 12343-12347.
Ferry Slik et al. (2011) Limited edge effects along a burned-unburned Bornean forest boundary seven years after disturbance. Biotropica 43: 288-298.
Peter van Welzen et al. (2011) Wallace’s Line and plant distributions: two or three phytogeographical areas and where to group Java? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 531-545.
Xiao-Xue Mo et al. (2011) Limited impact on plant diversity and composition of traditional forest management in a tropical seasonal rainforest in SW China. Biological Conservation 144: 1832-1840.
Shi-Bao Zhang et al. (2011) Spatial distribution of wood traits in China are controlled by phylogenetic and environmental constraints. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20: 241-250.
Gary Paoli et al. (2010) Biodiversity in the REDD. Why efforts to reduce anthropogenic carbon emissions from forest may undermine long-term biodiversity conservation in Indonesia. Carbon Balance and Management 5: 7.
Oliver Phillips et al. (2010) Drought mortality relationhips for tropical forests. New Phytologist 187: 631-646.
Ferry Slik (2010) Biodiversity in burned concession areas. In Sheil, D., Putz, F.E., Zagt, R.J. (eds) Biodiversity conservation in certified forests. ETFRN News 51: 170.
Ferry Slik et al. (2010) Environmental correlates for tree biomass, basal area, wood specific gravity and stem density gradients in Borneo's tropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 50-60.
Ferry Slik et al. (2010). Fire as a selective force in tropical forests: Species specific habitat preference and functional traits influence tree abundance after fire. Oecologia 164: 841-849.
Campbell Webb et al. (2010) Biodiversity inventory and informatics in Southeast Asia. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 955-972.
Peter van Welzen et al. (2010) Key to the Malesian species of Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae). Blumea 55: 285-290.
Niels Raes et al. (2009) Botanical richness and endemicity patterns of Borneo derived from significant species distribution models. Ecography 32: 180-192.
Ferry Slik et al. (2009) Environmental correlates for tropical tree diversity and distribution patterns in Borneo. Diversity and Distributions 15: 523-532.
Peter van Welzen & Ferry Slik (2009) Patterns in species richness and composition of plant families in the Malay archipelago. Blumea 54: 166-171.
Gary Paoli et al. (2008) Soil nutrients affect spatial patterns of aboveground biomass and emergent tree density in southwestern Borneo. Oecologia 155: 287-299.
Ferry Slik et al. (2008) Tree diversity, composition, forest structure and aboveground biomass dynamics after single and repeated fire in a Bornean rain forest. Oecologia 158: 579-588.
Ferry Slik et al. (2008) Wood density as a conservation tool: quantification of disturbance and identification of conservation priority areas in tropical forests. Conservation Biology 22: 1299-1308.
Ferry Slik et al. (2007) Structure, plant species diversity and plant species composition of the Gunung Lumut Protection Forest. In: H.H. de Iongh, G.A. Persoon and W. Kustiawan (eds) Options for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use in lowland forests of Southeast Borneo. Proceedings of a workshop organized on 19 May 2006 in Leiden, The Netherlands. Pp71-107.
Karl Eichhorn & J.W.F. Slik (2006) The plant community of Sungai Wain, East Kalimantan, Indonesia: Phytogeographical status and local variation. Blumea Supplement 18: 15-35.
Ferry Slik (2006) Estimating species specific wood density from the genus average in Indonesian trees. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22: 481-482.
Ferry Slik & Bas van Balen (2006) Bird community changes in response to single and repeated fires in a lowland tropical rainforest of eastern Borneo. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 4425-4451.
Soraya Sierra et al. (2005) A taxonomic revision of Mallotus section Philippinensis (former section Rottlera – Euphorbiaceae) in Malesia and Thailand. Blumea 50: 221-248.
Ferry Slik (2005) Assessing tropical lowland forest disturbance using plant morphological and ecological attributes. Forest Ecology and Management 205: 241-250.
Peter van Welzen et al. (2005) Plant distribution patterns and plate tectonics in Malesia. Biol. Skr. 55: 199-217.

Barbara Gravendeel et al. (2004) Epiphytism and pollinator specialization - drivers for orchid diversification? Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 359: 1523-1535.
Ferry Slik (2004) El Niño droughts and their effects on tree species composition and diversity in tropical rain forests. Oecologia 141: 114-120.

Ferry Slik & Karl Eichhorn (2003) Fire survival of lowland tropical rain forest trees in relation to stem diameter and topographic position. Oecologia 137: 446-455. 
Ferry Slik et al. (2003) Macaranga and Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae) as indicators for disturbance in the mixed lowland dipterocarp forest of East Kalimantan (Indonesia). Ecological Indicators 2: 311-324. 
Ferry Slik et al. (2003) A Floristic analysis of the lowland dipterocarp forests of Borneo. Journal of Biogeography 10: 1517-1531.


Ferry Slik et al (2002) Effects of fire and selective logging on the tree species composition of lowland dipterocarp forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 85-98.


Ferry Slik & Peter van Welzen (2001) A phylogeny of Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae) based on morphology: indications for a pioneer origin of Macaranga. Systematic Botany 26(4): 786-796.

Ferry Slik & Peter van Welzen (2001) A taxonomic revision of Mallotus sections Hancea and Stylanthus (Euphorbiaceae). Blumea 46: 3-66.


Sarah Bollendorff et al. (2000) A taxonomic revision of Mallotus section Polyadenii (Euphorbiaceae). Blumea 45(2): 319-340.

Ferry Slik et al. (2000) Key to the Macaranga Thou. and Mallotus Lour. Species (Euphorbiaceae) of East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 52: 11-87.

Peter van Welzen et al. (2000) Checklist of the genera of Thai Euphorbiaceae – I. Thai Forest Bulletin (Bot) 28: 59-111.


Ferry Slik (1998) Three new Malesian species of Mallotus section Hancea (Euphorbiaceae). Blumea 43: 225-232.