Publications

peer-reviewed publications

open access | appendices/data | download pdf

graduate | undergraduate student co-authors

  1. Liza S. Comita, Queenborough, S.A., Eck, J.L., Murphy, S., Xu, K., Krishnadas, M., Beckman, N. and Zhu, Y. Testing predictions of the Janzen-Connell hypothesis: A meta-analysis of experimental evidence for distance- and density-dependent seed and seedling survival. Journal of Ecology. in press.

  2. Amano, T., Freckleton, R.F.P, Queenborough, S.A., Doxford, S.W., Smithers, R.J., Sparks, T.H. & Sutherland, W.J. Links between plant species’ spatial and temporal responses to a warming climate. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 281. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3017 | abstract |

  3. Boudouris, J. & Queenborough, S.A. Diversity and distribution of extra-floral nectaries in the cerrado savanna vegetation of Brazil. PeerJ 1:e219. doi: 10.7717/peerj.219 | abstract | | Interview with PeerJ

  4. Queenborough, S.A., Metz, M.R., Valencia, R. & Wright, S.J. 2013 Demographic consequences of chromatic leaf defence in tropical tree communities - do red young leaves increase growth and survival? Annals of Botany 112, 677-684. Invited contribution to special issue on seedling herbivory. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct144 | abstract |

  5. Queenborough, S.A., Forget, P.-M. & Russo, S. 2013 Adding spice to life: a special issue on the Myristicaceae. Tropical Conservation Science 6, 592-594. |

  6. Queenborough, S.A., Humphreys, A. & Valencia, R. 2013 Sex specific flowering patterns in the understorey rain forest tree Iryanthera hostmannii (Myristicaceae). Tropical Conservation Science 6, 637-658. | abstract |

  7. Callinger, K.M., Curtis, P.S. & Queenborough, S.A. 2013 Herbarium specimens reveal the footprint of climate change on flowering trends across north-central North America. Ecology Letters 16, 1037-1044. doi: 10.1111/ele.12135 | abstract |

  8. Cooke, I.R., Mattison, E.H., Audsley, E., Bailey, A., Freckleton, R.P., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Queenborough, S.A., Sanders, D.L., Sirawarden, G., Trawick, P., Watkinson, A.R., & Sutherland, W.J. 2013 Empirical test of an agricultural landscape model: the importance of farmer preference for risk-aversion and crop complexity. SAGE Open. Vol. 3, no. 2 2158244013486491. doi: 10.1177/2158244013486491 | abstract |

  9. Jimenez, A.G., Harper, J.M., Queenborough, S.A. & Williams, J.B. 2013 Linkages between the life-history evolution of tropical and temperate birds and the resistance of the cells to oxidative and non-oxidative chemical injury. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 1373-1380. doi: 10.1242/​jeb.079889. | abstract |

  10. Queenborough, S.A. & Porras, C.M. 2013 Expanding coverage of plant trait databases - a comparison of specific leaf area from fresh and dried leaves. Plant Ecology & Diversity 7, 383-388. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.777483. | abstract |

  11. Curtis, P.S. & Queenborough, S.A. 2012 Commentary: Raising the standards for ecological meta-analysis. New Phytologist 195, 279-281. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04207.x |

  12. Bai, X., Queenborough, S.A., Wang, X., Zhang, J., Yuan, Z., Xing, D. & Hao, Z. 2012 Effects of local biotic neighbours and habitat heterogeneity on tree and shrub seedling survival in an old-growth temperate forest. Oecologia 170, 755-765. doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2348-2 | abstract |

  13. Queenborough, S.A., Metz, M.R., Wiegand, T. & Valencia, R. 2012 Palms, peccaries and perturbations: widespread effects of small-scale disturbance in tropical forests. BMC Ecology 12, 3. doi: 10.1186/1472-6785-12-3 | abstract |

  14. Gao, J., Queenborough, S.A. & Chai, J. 2012 Flowering sex ratios and spatial distribution of dioecious trees in a SE Asian seasonal rain forest. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 24, 517-527. | abstract |

  15. Queenborough, S.A., Burnet, K.M., Sutherland, W.J., Watkinson, A.R. & Freckleton, R.P. 2011 From meso- to macro-scale population dynamics: a density structured approach. Methods in Ecology & Evolution 2, 289-302. doi: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2010.00075.x | abstract |

  16. Freckleton, R.P., Sutherland, W.J., Watkinson, A.J. & Queenborough, S.A. 2011 Density structured models for plant population dynamics. American Naturalist 177, 1-17. doi: 10.1086/657621 | abstract |

  17. Vamosi, S.M. & Queenborough, S.A. 2010 Breeding systems, phylogenetic diversity and abundance along a large-scale elevational gradient. Journal of Biogeography 37, 465-476. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02214.x | abstract |

  18. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2009 Taxonomic scale of niche partitioning and local neighbourhood effects on survival of tropical tree seedlings. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 276, 4197-4205. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0921 | abstract |

  19. Queenborough, S.A., Mazer, S.J., Vamosi, S.M., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. & Freckleton, R. 2009 Seed mass, abundance and breeding system among tropical forest species: do dioecious species exhibit compensatory reproduction or abundances? Journal of Ecology 97, 555-566. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01485.x | abstract |

  20. Cooke, I.R., Queenborough, S.A., Mattison, E.H.A., Bailey, A.P., Sandars, D.L., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Atkinson, P.W., Trawick, P., Freckleton, R.P., Watkinson, A.R., & Sutherland, W.J. 2009 Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a review of applications and approaches. Journal of Applied Ecology 46, 269-277. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01615.x | abstract |

  21. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007 Neighborhood and community interactions determine the spatial pattern of tropical tree seedling survival. Ecology 88, 2248-2258. doi: 10.1890/06-0737.1 | abstract |

  22. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007 Determinants of biased sex ratios and differential costs of reproduction in dioecious tropical forest trees. American Journal of Botany 94, 67-78. doi: 10.3732/ajb.94.1.67 | abstract |

  23. Queenborough, S.A., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Garwood, N.C., Valencia, R. 2007 Habitat niche partitioning by 16 species of Myristicaceae in Amazonian Ecuador. Plant Ecology 192, 193-207. doi: 10.1007/s11258-007-9328-3 | abstract |


in review

  1. Queenborough, S.A. & Sam G.M. Bridgewater. Two methods of tree plot inventory from tropical limestone deciduous forest, Belize. PeerJ.

  2. Queenborough, S.A. & Kulesza, A.E. How the Giraffe got its Neck. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

  3. Muehleisen, M., Queenborough, S.A., Alvia Zambano, L.P., Valencia, R. & Fiala, B. Incidence of extra-floral nectaries and their relationship to growth and survival of lowland tropical rain forest trees. Journal of Ecology.

  4. Hellmann, J.K., Erikson, J.S. & Queenborough, S.A. Evaluating macroinvertebrate community shifts in the nexus of freestone and limestone streams. Journal of Limnology.

  5. Sarah M. Ward, Roger D. Cousens, Muthukumar V. Bagavathiannan, Jacob N. Barney, Hugh J. Beckie, Roberto Busi, Adam S. Davis, Jeffrey S. Dukes, Frank Forcella, Robert P. Freckleton, Eric R. Gallandt, Linda M. Hall, Marie Jasieniuk, Amy Lawton-Rauh, Erik A. Lehnhoff, Matt Liebman, Bruce D. Maxwell, Mohsen B. Mesgaran, Justine V. Murray, Paul Neve, Martin A. Nu\~nez, Anibal Pauchard, Simon A. Queenborough & Bruce L Webber. Agricultural weed research: A critique and two proposals. Weed Science.

  6. Jennifer Balch, Stacy Rebich-Hespinha, Jarrett Byrnes, Elizabeth Borer, Kathryn Cottingham, Allen Hurlbert, Carrie Kappel, Simon A. Queenborough, Helen Regan, John Sabo, Eric Seabloom, Stephanie Hampton, Mark Schildauer & Frank Davis. Synthesis in ecology: A retrospective and prospective. BioScience.


non peer-reviewed publications

  1. Queenborough, S.A. 2012 The habits of successful ecologists: How to write right, right!? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 44 (2), 36-38.

  2. Queenborough, S.A. 2011 The habits of successful ecologists: time management. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 42 (3) 34-37.

  3. Queenborough, S.A. & Parker, J.N. 2011 The habits of successful ecologists: learning from the best. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 43, 31-34.

  4. Queenborough, S.A. & Cooke, I.R. 2011 The habits of successful ecologists, or Does Facebook count as outreach? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 42 (1), 40-42.

  5. Sutherland, W.J. et al. 2010 Is wildlife conservation compatible with arable farming? Evaluating the options for sustainable agriculture. RELU Policy and Practice Notes 23, December 2010.

  6. Queenborough, S.A. & Comita, L.S. 2010 Should Ecological Science Be Ethical? Union Seminary Quarterly Review 63, 18-25.

  7. Queenborough, S.A., Cooke, I.R. & Schildhauer, M.P. 2010 Do we need an Eco-Bank? The ecology of data-sharing. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 41 (3), 32-35.

  8. Queenborough, S.A. & Cooke, I.R. 2010 Do humans count in ecology? Quantitative methods can link socio-economics and ecology. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 41 (1), 57-58.

  9. Queenborough, S.A. 2007 Book review of Forest Ecology and Conservation. A handbook of techniques. Newton, A.C. (2007) OUP. In Environmental Conservation 34, 2-3.