"Tropical and Subtropical Ecology" Collection of AEER
a part of Thematic Collections of AEER


I. Tropical rain forests
II. Tropical semi-evergreen forest
III. Subtropical humid forests
IV. Tropical dry deciduous forest
V. Savannah
VI. Tiger bush vegetation
VII. Semiarid subtropics
VIII. Desert and desertification
IX. Ecology of High Mountains
X.Tropical and Subtropical Wetlands
XI. Ecology of marine ecosystems and freshwater habitats
XII. Conservation biological aspests
XIII. Tropical agriculture, horticulture, pasturage and forestry
XIV. General aspects

Tropical rain forests


KUMARATHUNGE, D.P. – THATTIL, R.O. – NISSANKA, S.P.: Evaluation of the plotless sampling method to estimate aboveground biomass and other stand parameters in tropical rain forests – 0904_425431

MICS, F. – ROZAK, A.H. – KOCSIS, M. – HOMORÓDI, R. – HUFNAGEL, L.: Rainforests at the beginning of the 21st century – 1101_001020

ADEKUNLE, V.A.J. – OLAGOKE, A.O. – OGUNDARE, L.F.: Timber exploitation rate in tropical rainforest ecosystem of southwest Nigeria and its implications on sustainable forest management – 1101_123136

ADEKUNLE, V.A.J. – OLAGOKE, A.O. – OGUNDARE, L.F.: Logging impacts in tropical lowland humid forest on tree species diversity and environmental conservation – 1103_491511

FOKOM, R. – TEUGWA MOFOR, C. – NANA WAKAM, L. – NGONKEU MEGAPCHE, E.L. – TCHAMENI, S. – NWAGA, D. – RILLIG, C.M. – AMVAM ZOLLO, P.H.: Glomalin, carbon, nitrogen and soil aggregate stability as affected by land use changes in the humid forest zone in South Cameroon – 1104_581592

TRIPATHI, P. – KHARE, P.K.: Occurrence of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in tropical forest communities of India – 1004_561571


Tropical semi-evergreen forest


LALFAKAWMA – U.K. SAHOO – S. ROY – K. VANLALHRIATPUIA – P.C. VANALALHLUNA: Community composition and tree population structure in undisturbed and disturbed tropical semi-evergreen forest stands of North-East India – 0704_303318


Subtropical humid forests


MISHRA, B.P. – JEEVA, S.: Plant diversity and community attributes of woody plants in two climax subtropical humid forests of Meghalaya, Northeast India – 1004_417436


Tropical dry deciduous forest


G. P. SHARMA – A.S. RAGHUBANSHI: Effect of Lantana camara L. cover on local depletion tree population in the Vindhyan tropical dry deciduous forest of India – 0501_109121

SHARMA, G.P. – RAGHUBANSHI, A.S.: Lantana camara L. invasion and impacts on herb layer diversity and soil properties in a dry deciduous forest of India – 0903_253264

PATEL, K. – NIRMAL KUMAR, J.I. – N KUMAR, R. – KUMAR BHOI, R.: Seasonal and temporal variation in soil microbial biomass C, N and P in different types land uses of dry deciduous forest ecosystem of Udaipur, Rajasthan, Western India - 0804_377390




GEORGE O. K'OTUTO – DENNIS O. OTIENO – JOHN C. ONYANGO – HARUN O. OGINDO: Seasonal dynamics in carbon dioxide fluxes of the herbaceus layer of a moist Kenyan Savannah – 1201_063082


Tiger bush vegetation


MÜLLER, J.V.: Floristic and structural pattern and current distribution of tiger bush vegetation in Burkina Faso (West Africa) assessed by means of belt transects and spatial analysis – 1102_153171


Semiarid subtropics


CASTANO-MENESES,G. – MERCADO, I. – GARCIA-CALDERÓN,N. – PALACIOS-VARGAS, J.G.: Correlation between Arthropods and physical and chemical characteristics of water and soil retained in Tillandsia violacea (Bromeliaceae) in an Abies-Quercus forest in Central Mexico – 1201_179192



Desert and desertification


SINGH, G. – RATHOD, T.R.: Resource use and crop productivity in a Colophospermum mopane tree based agro-ecosystem in Indian Desert – 1004_503519

L. SALVATI – M. ZITTI – T. CECCARELLI: Integrating economic and environmental indicators in the assessment of desertification risk: a case study – 0601_129138

SALVATI, L. – MANCINO, G. – DE ZULIANI, E. – SATERIANO, A. – ZITTI, M. – FERRARA, A.: An expert system to evaluate environmental sensitivity: A local – scale approach to desertification risk – 1104_611625

R.K. GOTHWAL − V.K. NIGAM − M.K. MOHAN − D. SASMAL − P. GHOSH:  Screening of nitrogen fixers from rhizospheric bacterial isolates associated with important desert plants – 0602_101109


Ecology of High Mountains


P. BALOGH − V. GERGÓCS − E. FARKAS − P. FARKAS − M. KOCSIS − L. HUFNAGEL: Oribatid assemblies of tropical high mountains on some points of the „Gondwana-bridge” – a case study – 0603_127158

KHARKWAL, G., MEHRORTA, P., RAWAT, Y.S., PANGTEY, Y.P.S.: Comparative study of herb layer diversity in pine forest stands at different altitudes of Central Himalaya – 03015024

SINGH, A. – SAMANT, S.S.: Conservation prioritization of habitats and forest communities in the Lahaul Valley of proposed cold desert biosphere reserve, North Western Himalaya, India – 0802_101117


PANDEY – LOK MAN S. PALNI: The rhizosphere effect in trees of the Indian Central Himalaya with special reference to altitude –  0501_093102

RAMAWAT, N. – SHARMA, H.L. – KUMAR, R.: Simulation, validation and application of CERES-Maize model for yield maximization of maize in North Western Himalayas – 1003_303318

CHHETRI, S.K. – SINGH, K.K. – KRISHNA, A.P.: Resource use impacts within the forest land cover of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim Himalaya along different disturbance levels and altitudinal zones – 1102_273291

ALLAIE, R.R., RESHI, Z., WAFAI, B.A.: Demographic plasticity in relation to growth and resource allocation pattern in Anthemis cotula – an alien invasive species in Kashmir Himalaya, India – 0401_063074

Y.H. GAO − P. LUO − N. WU − H. CHEN − G.X. WANG: Impacts of grazing intensity on nitrogen pools and nitrogen cycle in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau -0603_069079


Tropical and Subtropical Wetlands


MACHADO, N.G. – SANCHES, L. – SILVA, L.B. – NOVAIS, J.W.Z. – AQUINO, A.M. – BIUDES, M.S. – PINTO-JUNIOR, O.B. – NOGUEIRA, J.S..: Soil nutrients and vegetation structure in a Neotropical seasonal wetland – 1302_289305

DUBE, T. – CHITIGA, M.: Human impacts on macrophyte diversity, water quality and some soil properties in wetlands of Lower Gweru, Zimbabwe 0901_085099

BORCHARD, P.: Using camera – trap data to model habitat use by wombats and cattle in Australian riparian ecosystems – 1101_021033


 Ecology of Marine Ecosystems and Freshwater Habitats


BU-OLAYAN, A.H., THOMAS, B.V. :  Validating species diversity of benthic organisms to trace metal pollution in Kuwait Bay, off the Arabian Gulf – 0302_093100

ARUN, A.U.: Impact of artificial structures on biodiversity of estuaries: A case study from Cochin estuary with emphasis on clam beds – 0401_099110

O. OLARINMOYE – V. TAIWO – E. CLARKE – C. KUMOLU-JOHNSON – O. ADERINOLA – F. ADEKUNBI:  Hepatic pathologies in the brackish water catfish (Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus) from contaminated locations of the Lagos lagoon complex – 0703_277286

D.P. THORNTON: Macroinvertebrate stream drift – an Australian example – 0601_049055

G. REJOMON – K.K. BALACHANDRAN – M. NAIR – T. JOSEPH: Trace metal concentration in marine zooplankton from the western Bay of Bengal – 0601_107116

M. TAVASSI − S. BARINOVA, E. NEVO: Examination of water quality from the Yarqon river (central Israel) using the glass slide method to define algal vegetative activity (in vitro) – 0603_113125

H. IBIGONI CLINTON – G. UGWEMORUBONG UJAGWUNG (Snr.) – M. HORSFALL (Jnr.): Evaluation of total hydrocarbon levels in some aquatic media in an oil polluted mangrove wetland in the Niger Delta – 0702_111120

H.VALAVI – A. SAVARI – V. YAVARI – P. KOCHANIAN – A. SAFAHIEH – O. SEDIGHI SAVADKUHI: Coral reef anthropogenic impact bio-indicators in the Northen part of the Persian Gulf – 0703_215227

J.I. NIRMAL KUMAR – B. GEORGE – R.N. KUMAR – P.R. SAJISH – S. VIYOL: Assessment of spatial and temporal fluctuations in water quality of a tropical permanent estuarine system – Tapi, West Coast India – 0703_267276

LIPKOVSKY, E. – BARINOVA, S. – NEVO, E.: Algal vegetative activity in Upper Jordan River (Northern Israel): An in vitro glass slide experiment – 0903_231244

JOHNSON, J.A. – ARUNACHALAM, M.: Relations of physical habitat to fish assemblages in streams of Western Ghats, India – 0801_001010

SUZUKI, F.M. – ZAMBALDI, L.P. – POMPEU, P.S.: Mapping the critical habitats for migratory species of the upper Grande River region, Minas Gerais State, Brazil – 1104_645659

NIRMAL KUMAR, J.I. – CINI OOMMEN: Phytoplankton composition in relation to hydrochemical properties of tropical community wetland, Kanewal, Gujarat, India – 0903_279292

REJOMON, G. – DINESH KUMAR, P.K. – NAIR, M.: Biogeochemical significance of eddies of the eastern Arabian Sea – 1102_237248

VANJARE, A.I. – PAI, K.: Ecology of freshwater rotifera in a seasonal pond of the University of Pune (Maharashtra, India) – 1104_525539

C. O. NWEKE – C. S. ALISI – J.C. OKOLO – C. E. NWANYANWU: Toxicity of zinc to heterotrophic bacteria froma tropical river sediment – 0501_123132

MANIGLIA, T.C. – FONSECA, I.A. – RODRIGUES, L. – PRIOLI, S.M.A.P. – PRIOLI, A.J.: Genetic potential for toxicity: blooms of cyanobacteria in the Itaipu reservoir, Brazil – 0803_267277

GAKWAVU, R.J. – SEKOMO, B.C. – NHAPI, I.: Zinc and Chromium removal mechanisms from industrial wastewater by Water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms – 1004_493502

MIRONGA, J.M.: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing in the management of shallow tropical lakes – 02083103

OTOKUNEFOR, T.V., OBIUKWU, C.: Impact of refinery effluent on the physicochemical properties of a water body in the Niger Delta – 0301_061072

G.D. MARTIN – J.G. VIJAY – C.M. LALURAJ – N.V. MADHU – T. JOSEPH – M. NAIR – G.V.M. GUPTA – K.K BALACHANDRAN: Fresh water influence on nutrient stoichiometry in a tropical estuary, southwest coast of India – 0601_057064


M. MAHADEVASWAMY – S.M. YAMAKANAMARDI – T.S. HARSHA: Bacterial (free living and particle bound) cell-size in the surface waters of river Cauvery and its upstream tributaries in Karnataka state, India – 0601_029047


Conservation ecological aspests


R.K. MISHRA − V.P. UPADHYAY − R.C. MOHANTY: Vegetation ecology of the Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Orissa, India – 0602_089099

SINGH, A. – SAMANT, S.S.: Conservation prioritization of habitats and forest communities in the Lahaul Valley of proposed cold desert biosphere reserve, North Western Himalaya, India – 0802_101117

SHOKRI, M., SAFAIAN, N., AHMADI, M. Z. T., AMIRI, B. J.: A second look on Biogeographical Province of Miankaleh Biosphere Reserve - 02105117

S. SOOSAIRAJ – S. JOHN BRITTO – B. BALAGURU – N. NAGAMURUGAN – D. NATARAJAN: Zonation of conservation priority sites for effective management of tropical forests in India: A value-based conservation approach – 0502_037048

J.W. KIRINGE – M.M. OKELLO: Threats and their relative severity to wildlife protected areas of Kenya – 0502_049062

S. PANT – S.S. SAMANT: Assessment of plant diversity and priorization of communities for conversation in Mornaula Reserve Forest 0502_123138


Tropical agriculture, horticulture, pasturage and forestry


MUOGHALU, J. I., CHUBA, D. K.: Seed germination and reproductive strategies of Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) Gray and Tithonia rotundifolia (P.M.) Blake – 0301_039046

Y.H. GAO − P. LUO − N. WU − H. CHEN − G.X. WANG: Impacts of grazing intensity on nitrogen pools and nitrogen cycle in an alpine meadow on the eastern Tibetan Plateau -0603_069079

O. EYOG-MATIG – A.K.N. AOUDJI – C. LINSOUSSI: Garcinia kola Heckel seeds dormancy-breaking – 0501_063071

S.K. GHILDIYAL – C.M. SHARMA – S. GAIROLA: Environmental variation in seed and seedling characteristics of Pinus roxburghii Sarg. from Uttarakhand, India – 0702_121129

YUDHISTRA KUMAR, A. – VIKRAM REDDY, M.: Effects of municipal sewage on the growth performance of Casuarina equisitifolia (Forst. & Forst.) on sandy soil of East coast at Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu, India) – 0801_077085

MALIK, A.R. – SHAMET, G.S. – BUTOLA, J.S.: Natural regeneration status of Chilgoza pine (Pinus gerardiana Wall.) in Himachal Pradesh, India: an endangered pine of high edible value – 1003_365373

S. NAYAK – R. PRASANNA: Soil pH and its role in cyanobacterial abundance and diversity in rice field soils – 0502_103113

KRISTON-VIZI, J., FERENCZY, A., UMEDA, M., MIYAMOTO, K.: Biometrical approaches for mandarin leaf image analysis – 02119134

FAHIM, M.A., HASSANIEN, M.K., MOSTAFA, M.H.: Relationships between climatic conditions and Potato Late Blight epidemic in Egypt during winter 1999–2001 – 01159172

PATEL, S.R., AWASTHI, A.K., TOMAR, R.K.S.: Assessment of yield losses in Mustard (Brassica juncea L.) due to Mustard Aphid (Lipaphis erysimi Kalt.) under different thermal environments in Eastern Central India – 02001015

BANERJEE, M., JOHN, J.:  Phosphatase activity of non-hair forming cyanobacterium Rivularia and ist role in phosphorus dynamics in deepwater rice fields – 0301_055060

DUBEY, S. K.: Microbial ecology of methane emission in rice agroecosystem: A review – 0302_001027

M.G. EL-ZINEY – A.I. AL-TURKI: Microbiological quality and safety assessment of camel milk (Camelus dromedaries) in Saudi Arabia (Quassim region) – 0502_115122

MIRONGA, J.M.:  Effect of farming practices on wetlands of Kisii District, Kenya -0302_081091

F. EL-AIDY – A. EL-ZAWELY – N. HASSAN – M. EL-SAWY:  Effect of plastic tunnel size on production of cucumber in delta of Egypt – 0502_011024

V.K. GARG − P. KAUSHIK: Influence of textile mill wastewater irrigation on the growth of sorghum cultivars – 0602_001012

Z. MAVUNGANIDZE – G.S. MAKUNDE – A.B. MASHINGAIDZE – O.A. CHIVINGE – C. RICHES – J. ELLIS-JONES:  Effect of period of cultivation on the abundance and distribution of weed seeds in the soil profile – 0702_141148

I.U. OBI – T. VANGE – P.E. CHIGBU: Using residual analysis to validate rice sowing dates experiment model – 0702_149163

AL-SHAMI, S.A. – CHE SALMAH, M.R. – SITI AZIZAH, M.N. – ABU HASSAN, A.: The influence of routine agricultural activities on the quality of water in a tropical rice field ecosystem – 0801_011018

PATRA, P.K. – SAHA, N. – MUKHERJEE, R. – CHAKRABORTY, A. – SARKAR, S. – MUKHERJEE, D.: Influence of tillage techniques and organic matter on carbon and nitrogen transformation in the rice rhizosphere in an alluvial soil of West Bengal – 0804_313327

SINGH, G. – RATHOD, T.R.: Resource use and crop productivity in a Colophospermum mopane tree based agro-ecosystem in Indian Desert – 1004_503519

L. SALVATI – M. ZITTI – T. CECCARELLI: Integrating economic and environmental indicators in the assessment of desertification risk: a case study – 0601_129138

SHIMODA, S. – SAKURAI, Y.: Effect of flooding management on carbon content of soil and plant after cessation of paddy rice cultivation – 1104_513524

J. TERAKUNPISUT – N. GAJASENI – N. RUANKAWE: Carbon sequestration potential in aboveground biomass of Thong Pha Phum National Forest, Thailand – 0502_093102

N. GOGOI − K.K. BARUAH − B. GOGOI − P.K. GUPTA: Methan emission from two different rice ecosystems (Ahu and Sali) at lower Brahmaputra valley zone of North East India – 0603_099112

EGBE, E.A. – TABOT, P.T: Carbon sequestration in eight woody non-timber forest species and their economic potentials in Southwestern Cameroon – 0904_369385

OLUGBEMI, B.O.: Termite assemblages and decomposition of tissue paper baits along a gradient of land use intensification in Owena, Southwest Nigeria – 1102_223235


General aspects


Á. DRÉGELYI-KISS − G. DRÉGELYI-KISS − L. HUFNAGEL: Ecosystems as climate controllers - biotic feedbacks – 0602_111134

HUFNAGEL, L. – GARAMVÖLGYI, Á.: Impacts of climate change on vegetation distribution No.2 – Climate change induced vegetation shifts in the New World – 1202_355422

SOKA, G. – RITCHIE, M.: Arbuscular mychorrizal symbiosis, ecosystem processes and environmental changes in tropical soils – 1301_229245