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Kenfack, David

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute staff

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    • Zhong, Yonglin, Chu, Chengjin, Myers, Jonathan A., Gilbert, Gregory S., Lutz, James A., Stillhard, Jonas, Zhu, Kai, Thompson, Jill, Baltzer, Jennifer L., He, Fangliang, LaManna, Joseph A., Davies, Stuart J., Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Burslem, David F. R. P., Alonso, Alfonso, Chao, Kuo-Jung, Wang, Xugao, Gao, Lianming, Orwig, David A., Yin, Xue, Sui, Xinghua, Su, Zhiyao, Abiem, Iveren, Bissiengou, Pulchérie, Bourg, Norm et al. 2021. "Arbuscular mycorrhizal trees influence the latitudinal beta-diversity gradient of tree communities in forests worldwide." Nature Communications 12 (1):3137. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-23236-3 2021
    • Abiem, Iveren, Dickie, Ian, Kenfack, David, and Chapman, Hazel. 2021. "Conspecific negative density dependence does not explain coexistence in a tropical Afromontane forest." Journal of Vegetation Science 32 (1):https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12990 2021
    • Davies, Stuart J., Abiem, Iveren, Abu Salim, Kamariah, Aguilar, Salomon, Allen, David, Alonso, Alfonso, Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Andrade, Ana, Arellano, Gabriel, Ashton, Peter S., Baker, Patrick J., Baker, Matthew E., Baltzer, Jennifer L., Basset, Yves, Bissiengou, Pulcherie, Bohlman, Stephanie, Bourg, Norman A., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Burslem, David F. R. P., Cao, Min, Cardenas, Dairon, Chang, Li-Wan, Chang-Yang, Chia-Hao, Chao, Kuo-Jung et al. 2021. "ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network." Biological Conservation 253:108907-108907. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108907 2021
    • Cuni-Sanchez, Aida, Sullivan, Martin J. P., Platts, Philip J., Lewis, Simon L., Marchant, Rob, Imani, Gerard, Hubau, Wannes, Abiem, Iveren, Adhikari, Hari, Albrecht, Tomas, Altman, Jan, Amani, Christian, Aneseyee, Abreham B., Avitabile, Valerio, Banin, Lindsay, Batumike, Rodrigue, Bauters, Marijn, Beeckman, Hans, Begne, Serge K., Bennett, Amy C., Bitariho, Robert, Boeckx, Pascal, Bogaert, Jan, Braeuning, Achim, Bulonvu, Franklin et al. 2021. "High aboveground carbon stock of African tropical montane forests." Nature 596 (7873):536. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03728-4 2021
    • Wills, Christopher, Wang, Bin, Fang, Shuai, Wang, Yunquan, Jin, Yi, Lutz, James, Thompson, Jill, Harms, Kyle E., Pulla, Sandeep, Pasion, Bonifacio, Germain, Sara, Liu, Heming, Smokey, Joseph, Su, Sheng-Hsin, Butt, Nathalie, Chu, Chengjin, Chuyong, George, Chang-Yang, Chia-Hao, Dattaraja, H. S., Davies, Stuart, Ediriweera, Sisira, Esufali, Shameema, Fletcher, Christine Dawn, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savi et al. 2021. "Interactions between all pairs of neighboring trees in 16 forests worldwide reveal details of unique ecological processes in each forest, and provide windows into their evolutionary histories." Plos Computational Biology 17 (4):https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008853 2021
    • Kibet, Staline, Nyangito, Moses, MacOpiyo, Laban, and Kenfack, David. 2021. "Savanna woody plants responses to mammalian herbivory and implications for management of livestock–wildlife landscape." Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2 (3):https://doi.org/10.1002/2688-8319.12083 2021
    • ForestPlots.net, Blundo, Cecilia, Carilla, Julieta, Grau, Ricardo, Malizia, Agustina, Malizia, Lucio, Osinaga-Acosta, Oriana, Bird, Michael, Bradford, Matt, Catchpole, Damien, Ford, Andrew, Graham, Andrew, Hilbert, David, Kemp, Jeanette, Laurance, Susan, Laurance, William, Ishida, Francoise Yoko, Marshall, Andrew, Waite, Catherine, Woell, Hannsjoerg, Bastin, Jean-Francois, Bauters, Marijn, Beeckman, Hans, Boeckx, Pfascal, Bogaert, Jan et al. 2021. "Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots." Biological Conservation 260:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108849 2021
    • Fatoyinbo, Temilola, Armston, John, Simard, Marc, Saatchi, Sassan, Denbina, Michael, Lavalle, Marco, Hofton, Michelle, Tang, Hao, Marselis, Suzanne, Pinto, Naiara, Hancock, Steven, Hawkins, Brian, Duncanson, Laura, Blair, Bryan, Hansen, Christy, Lou, Yunling, Dubayah, Ralph, Hensley, Scott, Silva, Carlos, Poulsen, John R., Labriere, Nicolas, Barbier, Nicolas, Jeffery, Kathryn, Kenfack, David, Herve, Memiaghe et al. 2021. "The NASA AfriSAR campaign: Airborne SAR and lidar measurements of tropical forest structure and biomass in support of current and future space missions." Remote Sensing of Environment 264:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112533 2021
    • Kenfack, David, Arellano, Gabriel, Kibet, Staline, Kimuyu, Duncan, and Musili, Paul. 2021. "Understanding the monodominance of Acacia drepanolobium in East African savannas: insights from demographic data." Trees-Structure and Function https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-021-02127-6 2021
    • Drager, Andrea P., Chuyong, George B., Kenfack, David, Nkomo, Wilfried Asset, Thomas, Duncan W., Wandji, Ruth Tchana, and Dunham, Amy E. 2021. "What structures diurnal visitation rates to flowering trees in an Afrotropical lowland rainforest understory?." Insect Conservation and Diversity https://doi.org/10.1111/icad.12530 2021
    • Ploton, Pierre, Mortier, Frederic, Barbier, Nicolas, Cornu, Guillaume, Rejou-Mechain, Maxime, Rossi, Vivien, Alonso, Alfonso, Bastin, Jean-Francois, Bayol, Nicolas, Benedet, Fabrice, Bissiengou, Pulcherie, Chuyong, Georges, Demarquez, Benoit, Doucet, Jean-Louis, Droissart, Vincent, Kamdem, Narcisse Guy, Kenfack, David, Memiaghe, Herve, Moses, Libalah, SonkE, Bonaventure, Texier, Nicolas, Thomas, Duncan, Zebaze, Donatien, Pelissier, Raphael, and Gourlet-Fleury, Sylvie. 2020. "A map of African humid tropical forest aboveground biomass derived from management inventories." Scientific Data 7 (1):221-221. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0561-0 2020
    • Fischer, Fabian Jorg, Labriere, Nicolas, Vincent, Gregoire, Herault, Bruno, Alonso, Alfonso, Memiaghe, Herve, Bissiengou, Pulcherie, Kenfack, David, Saatchi, Sassan, and Chave, Jerome. 2020. "A simulation method to infer tree allometry and forest structure from airborne laser scanning and forest inventories." Remote Sensing of Environment 251:112056-112056. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2020.112056 2020
    • Abiem, Iveren, Arellano, Gabriel, Kenfack, David, and Chapman, Hazel. 2020. "Afromontane Forest Diversity and the Role of Grassland-Forest Transition in Tree Species Distribution." Diversity 12 (1):1-19. https://doi.org/10.3390/d12010030 2020
    • Hubau, Wannes, Lewis, Simon L., Phillips, Oliver L., Affum-Baffoe, Kofi, Beeckman, Hans, Cuní-Sanchez, Aida, Daniels, Armandu K., Ewango, Corneille E. N., Fauset, Sophie, Mukinzi, Jacques M., Sheil, Douglas, Sonké, Bonaventure, Sullivan, Martin J. P., Sunderland, Terry C. H., Taedoumg, Hermann, Thomas, Sean C., White, Lee J. T., Abernethy, Katharine A., Adu-Bredu, Stephen, Amani, Christian A., Baker, Timothy R., Banin, Lindsay F., Baya, Fidèle, Begne, Serge K., Bennett, Amy C. et al. 2020. "Asynchronous carbon sink saturation in African and Amazonian tropical forests." Nature 579 (7797):80-87. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2035-0 2020
    • Marselis, Suzanne M., Abernethy, Katharine, Alonso, Alfonso, Armston, John, Baker, Timothy R., Bastin, Jean-Francois, Bogaert, Jan, Boyd, Doreen S., Boeckx, Pascal, Burslem, David F. R. P., Chazdon, Robin, Clark, David B., Coomes, David, Duncanson, Laura, Hancock, Steven, Hill, Ross, Hopkinson, Chris, Kearsley, Elizabeth, Kellner, James R., Kenfack, David, Labriere, Nicolas, Lewis, Simon L., Minor, David, Memiaghe, Herve, Monteagudo, Abel et al. 2020. "Evaluating the potential of full-waveform lidar for mapping pan-tropical tree species richness." Global Ecology and Biogeography https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13158 2020
    • Kimuyu, Duncan M., Kenfack, David, Musili, Paul M., and Ang'ila, Robert O. 2020. "Fine‐scale habitat heterogeneity influences browsing damage by elephant and giraffe." Biotropica https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12848 2020
    • Xu, Han, Detto, Matteo, Fang, Suqin, Chazdon, Robin L., Li, Yide, Hau, Billy C. H., Fischer, Gunter A., Weiblen, George D., Hogan, J. A., Zimmerman, Jess K., Uriarte, Maria, Thompson, Jill, Lian, Juyu, Cao, Ke, Kenfack, David, Alonso, Alfonso, Bissiengou, Pulchérie, Memiaghe, Hervé Roland, Valencia, Renato, Yap, Sandra L., Davies, Stuart J., Mi, Xiangcheng, and Yao, Tze Leong. 2020. "Soil nitrogen concentration mediates the relationship between leguminous trees and neighbor diversity in tropical forests." Communications Biology 3 (1):317. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-1041-y 2020
    • Fung, Tak, Chisholm, Ryan A., Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Bourg, Norm, Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chang‐Yang, Chia-Hao, Chitra‐Tarak, Rutuja, Chuyong, George, Condit, Richard, Dattaraja, Handanakere S., Davies, Stuart J., Ewango, Corneille E. N., Fewless, Gary, Fletcher, Christine, Gunatilleke, C. V. S., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N., Hao, Zhanqing, Hogan, J. A., Howe, Robert, Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Kenfack, David, Lin, Yiching, Ma, Keping, Makana, Jean-Remy et al. 2020. "Temporal population variability in local forest communities has mixed effects on tree species richness across a latitudinal gradient." Ecology Letters 23 (1):160-171. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13412 2020
    • Kenfack, David and Nguema, Diosdado Ekomo. 2019. "A new species of Rhaptopetalum (Lecythidaceae) from south-western Gabon." PhytoKeys 128:39-46. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.128.34640 2019
    • Obiang, Nestor Laurier Engone, Kenfack, David, Picard, Nicolas, Lutz, James A., Bissiengou, Pulchérie, Memiaghe, Hervé R., and Alonso, Alfonso. 2019. "Determinants of spatial patterns of canopy tree species in a tropical evergreen forest in Gabon." Journal of Vegetation Science 1-32. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12778 2019
    • Chu, Chengjin, Lutz, James A., Kral, Kamil, Vrska, Tomas, Yin, Xue, Myers, Jonathan A., Abiem, Iveren, Alonso, Alfonso, Bourg, Norm, Burslem, David F. R. P., Cao, Min, Chapman, Hazel, Condit, Richard S., Fang, Suqin, Fischer, Gunter A., Gao, Lianming, Hao, Zhanqin, Hau, Billy C. H., He, Qing, Hector, Andrew, Hubbell, Stephen P., Jiang, Mingxi, Jin, Guangze, Kenfack, David, Lai, Jiangshan et al. 2019. "Direct and indirect effects of climate on richness drive the latitudinal diversity gradient in forest trees." Ecology Letters 22 (2):245-255. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13175 2019
    • Mutuku, Paul Musili and Kenfack, David. 2019. "Effect of local topographic heterogeneity on tree species assembly in an Acacia-dominated African savanna." Journal of Tropical Ecology 35 (2):46-56. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266467419000014 2019
    • Ren, Haibao, Keil, Petr, Mi, Xiangcheng, Ma, Keping, Hao, Zhanqing, Ye, Wanhui, Lin, Luxiang, Valencia, Renato, Fletcher, Christine Dawn, Thomas, Duncan W., Howe, Robert W., Lutz, James, Bourg, Norman A., Su, Sheng-Hsin, Sun, I. F., Zhu, Li, Chang, Li-Wan, Wang, Xihua, Du, Xiaojun, Kenfack, David, Chuyong, George B., and Jetz, Walter. 2019. "Environment- and trait-mediated scaling of tree occupancy in forests worldwide." Global Ecology and Biogeography 28 (8):1155-1167. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12922 2019
    • Marselis, Suzanne Mariëlle, Tang, Hao, Armston, John, Abernethy, Katharine, Alonso, Alfonso, Barbier, Nicolas, Bissiengou, Pulchérie, Jeffery, Kathryn, Kenfack, David, Labrière, Nicolas, Lee, Seung Kuk, Lewis, Simon, Memiaghe, Hervé, Poulsen, John R., White, Lee, and Dubayah, Ralph. 2019. "Exploring the relation between remotely sensed vertical canopy structure and tree species diversity in Gabon." Environmental Research Letters 14 (9):https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ab2dcd 2019
    • Sainge, Moses N., Lyonga, Ngoh M., Mbatchou, Gildas P. T., Kenfack, David, Nchu, Felix, and Peterson, Andrew T. 2019. "Vegetation, floristic composition and structure of a tropical montane forest in Cameroon." Bothalia : African Biodiversity and Conservation 49 (1):1-12. https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v49i1.2270 2019
    • Johnson, Daniel J., Needham, Jessica, Xu, Chonggang, Massoud, Elias C., Davies, Stuart J., Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chambers, Jeffery Q., Chang-Yang, Chia-Hao, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George B., Condit, Richard S., Cordell, Susan, Fletcher, Christine, Giardina, Christian P., Giambelluca, Thomas W., Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savitri, Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Hubbell, Stephen, Inman-Narahari, Faith, Kassim, Abdul Rahman, Katabuchi, Masatoshi, Kenfack, David, Litton, Creighton M. et al. 2018. "Climate sensitive size-dependent survival in tropical trees." Nature Ecology & Evolution 2 (9):1436-1442. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0626-z 2018
    • Lutz, James A., Furniss, Tucker J., Johnson, Daniel J., Davies, Stuart J., Allen, David, Alonso, Alfonso, Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Andrade, Ana, Baltzer, Jennifer, Becker, Kendall M. L., Blomdahl, Erika M., Bourg, Norman A., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Burslem, David F. R. P., Cansler, C. Alina, Cao, Ke, Cao, Min, Cardenas, Dairon, Chang, Li-Wan, Chao, Kuo-Jung, Chao, Wei-Chun, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chu, Chengjin, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith et al. 2018. "Global importance of large-diameter trees." Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (7):849-864. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12747 2018
    • Labriere, Nicolas, Tao, Shengli, Chave, Jérôme, Scipal, Klaus, Toan, Thuy Le, Abernethy, Katharine, Alonso, Alfonso, Barbier, Nicolas, Bissiengou, Pulcherie, Casal, Tania, Davies, Stuart J., Ferraz, Antonio, Herault, Bruno, Jaouen, Gaelle, Jeffery, Kathryn J., Kenfack, David, Korte, Lisa, Lewis, Simon L., Malhi, Yadvinder, Memiaghe, Herve R., Poulsen, John R., Rejou-Mechain, Maxime, Villard, Ludovic, Vincent, Gregoire, White, Lee J. T. et al. 2018. "In Situ Reference Datasets From the TropiSAR and AfriSAR Campaigns in Support of Upcoming Spaceborne Biomass Missions." IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2851606 2018
    • Bastin, Jean-François, Rutishauser, Ervan, Kellner, James R., Saatchi, Sassan, Pélissier, Raphael, Hérault, Bruno, Slik, Ferry, Bogaert, Jan, Cannière, Charles De, Marshall, Andrew R., Poulsen, John, Alvarez‐Loyayza, Patricia, Andrade, Ana, Angbonga‐Basia, Albert, Araujo‐Murakami, Alejandro, Arroyo, Luzmila, Ayyappan, Narayanan, Azevedo, Celso Paulo de, Banki, Olaf, Barbier, Nicolas, Barroso, Jorcely G., Beeckman, Hans, Bitariho, Robert, Boeckx, Pascal, Boehning‐Gaese, Katrin et al. 2018. "Pan-tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees." Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (11):1366-1383. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12803 2018
    • Boyle, John H., Martins, Dino J., Pelaez, Julianne, Musili, Paul M., Kibet, Staline, Ndung'u, S. Kimani, Kenfack, David, and Pierce, Naomi E. 2018. "Polygyny does not explain the superior competitive ability of dominant ant associates in the African ant-plant, Acacia (Vachellia) drepanolobium." Ecology and Evolution 8 (3):1441-1450. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3752 2018
    • LaManna, Joseph A., Mangan, Scott A., Alonso, Alfonso, Bourg, Norman A., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chang, Li-Wan, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith, Cordell, Susan, Davies, Stuart J., Furniss, Tucker J., Giardina, Christian P., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. Nimal, Gunatilleke, C. V. Savitri, He, Fangliang, Howe, Robert W., Hubbell, Stephen P., Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Inman-Narahari, Faith M., Janik, David, Johnson, Daniel J., Kenfack, David, Korte, Lisa et al. 2018. "Response to Comment on "Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale"." Science 360 (6391):https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aar5245 2018
    • LaManna, Joseph A., Mangan, Scott A., Alonso, Alfonso, Bourg, Norman A., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chang, Li-Wan, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith, Cordell, Susan, Davies, Stuart J., Furniss, Tucker J., Giardina, Christian P., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. Nimal, Gunatilleke, C. V. Savitri, He, Fangliang, Howe, Robert W., Hubbell, Stephen P., Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Inman-Narahari, Faith M., Janik, David, Johnson, Daniel J., Kenfack, David, Korte, Lisa et al. 2018. "Response to Comment on "Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale"." Science 360 (6391):aar3824-aar3824. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aar3824 2018
    • Kenfack, David, Sainge, Moses N., Chuyong, George B., and Thomas, Duncan W. 2018. "The genus Cola (Malvaceae) in Cameroon's Korup National Park, with two novelties." Plant Ecology and Evolution 151 (2):241-251. https://doi.org/10.5091/plecevo.2018.1410 2018
    • Meyer, Kyle M., Memiaghe, Hervé, Korte, Lisa, Kenfack, David, Alonso, Alfonso, and Bohannan, Brendan J. M. 2018. "Why do microbes exhibit weak biogeographic patterns?." The ISME Journal 12 (6):1404-1413. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-018-0103-3 2018
    • Carlucci, Marcos B., Seger, Guilherme D. S., Sheil, Douglas, Amaral, Iê, Chuyong, George B., Ferreira, Leandro V., Galatti, Ulisses, Hurtado, Johanna, Kenfack, David, Leal, Darley C., Lewis, Simon L., Lovett, Jon C., Marshall, Andrew R., Martin, Emanuel, Mugerwa, Badru, Munishi, Pantaleo, Oliveira, Átila Cristina A., Razafimahaimodison, Jean Claude, Rovero, Francesco, Sainge, Moses N., Thomas, Duncan, Pillar, Valério D., and Duarte, Leandro D. S. 2017. "Phylogenetic composition and structure of tree communities shed light on historical processes influencing tropical rainforest diversity." Ecography 40 (4):521-530. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02104 2017
    • LaManna, Joseph A., Mangan, Scott A., Alonso, Alfonso, Bourg, Norman A., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chang, Li-Wan, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith, Condit, Richard S., Cordell, Susan, Davies, Stuart J., Furniss, Tucker J., Giardina, Christian P., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. Nimal, Gunatilleke, C. V. Savitri, He, Fangliang, Howe, Robert W., Hubbell, Stephen P., Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Inman-Narahari, Faith M., Janik, David, Johnson, Daniel J., Kenfack, David et al. 2017. "Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale." Science 356 (6345):1389-1392. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aam5678 2017
    • Libalah, Moses B., Droissart, Vincent, Sonké, Bonaventure, Hardy, Olivier J., Drouet, Thomas, Pescador, David S., Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan W., Chuyong, George B., and Couteron, Pierre. 2017. "Shift in functional traits along soil fertility gradient reflects non-random community assembly in a tropical African rainforest." Plant Ecology and Evolution 150 (3):265-278. https://doi.org/10.5091/plecevo.2017.1318 2017
    • Ploton, P., Barbier, N., Couteron, P., Antin, C. M., Ayyappan, N., Balachandran, N., Barathan, N., Bastin, J. F., Chuyong, G., Dauby, G., Droissart, V., Gastellu-Etchegorry, J., Kamdem, N. G., Kenfack, David, Libalah, M., Mofack, G., Momo, S. T., Pargal, S., Petronelli, P., Proisy, C., Réjou-Méchain, M., Sonké, B., Texier, N., Thomas, D., Verley, P. et al. 2017. "Toward a general tropical forest biomass prediction model from very high resolution optical satellite images." Remote Sensing of Environment 200:140-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.001 2017
    • Ewango, Corneille E. N., Kenfack, David, Sainge, Moses Nsanyi, Thomas, Duncan W., and van der Burgt, Xander M. 2016. "Gambeya korupensis (Sapotaceae: Chrysophylloideae), a new rain forest tree species from the Southwest Region in Cameroon." Kew Bulletin 71 (2):1-6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-016-9633-x 2016
    • Osuri, Anand M., Ratnam, Jayashree, Varma, Varun, Alvarez-Loayza, Patricia, Hurtado Astaiza, Johanna, Bradford, Matt, Fletcher, Christine, Ndoundou-Hockemba, Mireille, Jansen, Patrick A., Kenfack, David, Marshall, Andrew R., Ramesh, B. R., Rovero, Francesco, and Sankaran, Mahesh. 2016. "Contrasting effects of defaunation on aboveground carbon storage across the global tropics." Nature Communications 7:11351. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms11351 2016
    • Memiaghe, Hervé R., Lutz, James A., Korte, Lisa, Alonso, Alfonso, and Kenfack, David. 2016. "Ecological Importance of Small-Diameter Trees to the Structure, Diversity and Biomass of a Tropical Evergreen Forest at Rabi, Gabon." PLOS ONE 11 (5):1-15. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154988 2016
    • Gautier, Laurent, Lachenaud, Olivier, van der Burgt, Xander, and Kenfack, David. 2016. "Five new species of Englerophytum K. Krause (Sapotaceae) from central Africa." Candollea 71 (2):287-305. https://doi.org/10.15553/c2016v712a14 2016
    • Beaudrot, Lydia, Kroetz, Kailin, Alvarez-Loayza, Patricia, Amaral, Ieda, Brener, Thomas, Fletcher, Christine D., Jansen, Patrick A., Kenfack, David, Moreira Lima, Marcela Guimaraes, Marshall, Andrew R., Martin, Emanuel H., Ndoundou-Hockemba, Mireille, Razafimahaimodison, Jean Claude, Romero-Saltos, Hugo, Rovero, Francisco, Roy, Cisquet Hector, Sheil, Douglas, Silva, Carlos E. F., Spironello, Wilson Roberto, Valencia, Renato, Zvoleff, Alex, Ahumada, Jorge, and Andelman, Sandy. 2016. "Limited carbon and biodiversity co-benefits for tropical forest mammals and birds." Ecological Applications 26 (4):1098-1111. https://doi.org/10.1890/15-0935.1 2016
    • Baldeck, C. A., Kembel, S. W., Harms, K. E., Yavitt, J. B., John, R., Turner, Benjamin L., Madawala, S., Gunatilleke, N., Gunatilleke, S., Bunyavejchewin, S., Kiratiprayoon, S., Yaacob, A., Supardi, M. N. N., Valencia, R., Navarrete, H., Davies, Stuart J., Chuyong, G. B., Kenfack, David, Thomas, D. W., and Dalling, James W. 2016. "Phylogenetic turnover along local environmental gradients in tropical forest communities." Oecologia 182 (2):547-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-016-3686-2 2016
    • Kibet, Staline, Nyangito, Moses, MacOpiyo, Laban, and Kenfack, David. 2016. "Tracing innovation pathways in the management of natural and social capital on Laikipia Maasai Group Ranches, Kenya." Pastoralism 6 (1):16. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13570-016-0063-z 2016
    • Sainge, Moses N. and Kenfack, David. 2015. "Kihansia jengiensis, a new species of Triuridaceae from southeastern Cameroon." Kew Bulletin 70 (7):1-5. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-015-9558-9 2015
    • Slik, J. W. Ferry, Arroyo-Rodríguez, Víctor, Aiba, Shin-ichiro, Alvarez-Loayza, Patricia, Alves, Luciana F., Ashton, Peter, Balvanera, Patricia, Bastian, Meredith L., Bellingham, Peter J., van den Berg, Eduardo, Bernacci, Luis, Bispo, Polyanna da Conceição, Blanc, Lilian, Böhning-Gaese, Katrin, Boeckx, Pascal, Bongers, Frans, Boyle, Brad, Bradford, Matt, Brearley, Francis Q., Hockemba, Mireille Breuer-Ndoundou, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Matos, Darley Calderado Leal, Castillo-Santiago, Miguel, Catharino, Eduardo L. M., Chai, Shauna-Lee et al. 2015. "An estimate of the number of tropical tree species." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 (24):7472-7477. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1423147112 2015
    • Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Davies, Stuart James, Bennett, Amy C., Gonzalez-Akre, Erika, Muller-Landau, Helene C., Wright, S. Joseph, Abu Salim, Kamariah, Almeyda Zambrano, Angélica M., Alonso, Alfonso, Baltzer, Jennifer L., Basset, Yves, Bourg, Norman A., Broadbent, Eben N., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Burslem, David F. R. P., Butt, Nathalie, Cao, Min, Cardenas, Dairon, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith, Cordell, Susan, Dattaraja, Handanakere S., Deng, Xiaobao, Detto, Matteo et al. 2015. "CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change." Global Change Biology 21 (2):528-549. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12712 2015
    • Bastin, J. -F, Barbier, N., Réjou-Méchain, M., Fayolle, A., Gourlet-Fleury, S., Maniatis, D., de Haulleville, T., Baya, F., Beeckman, H., Beina, D., Couteron, P., Chuyong, G., Dauby, G., Doucet, J. -L, Droissart, V., Dufrêne, M., Ewango, C., Gillet, J. F., Gonmadje, C. H., Hart, T., Kavali, T., Kenfack, David, Libalah, M., Malhi, Y., Makana, J. -R et al. 2015. "Seeing Central African forests through their largest trees." Scientific Reports 5:13156. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep13156 2015
    • Kenfack, David, Gereau, Roy E., Thomas, Duncan W., and Sainge, Moses N. 2015. "The Tropical African Genus Crotonogynopsis (Euphorbiaceae), with Two New Species." Novon 24 (3):246-255. https://doi.org/10.3417/2015005 2015
    • Kenfack, David, Chuyong, George B., Condit, Richard S., Russo, Sabrina E., and Thomas, Duncan W. 2014. "Demographic variation and habitat specialization of tree species in a diverse tropical forest of Cameroon." Forest Ecosystems 1 (1):1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40663-014-0022-3 2014
    • Kenfack, David, Tindo, Maurice, and Gueye, Mathieu. 2014. "Extranuptial nectaries in Carapa Aubl. (Meliaceae-Cedreloideae)." Adansonia 36 (2):335-349. https://doi.org/10.5252/a2014n2a13 2014
    • Libalah, Moses B., Fongod, Augustina G. N., Veranso, Marie Claire, and Kenfack, David. 2014. "Field and Morphometric Studies of Phyllobotryon Müell.Arg. (Salicaceae) in the Korup Forest Area of Cameroon." Adansonia 36 (2):303-313. https://doi.org/10.5252/a2014n2a10 2014
    • Réjou-Méchain, M., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Detto, Matteo, Thomas, S. C., Le Toan, T., Saatchi, S. S., Barreto-Silva, J., Bourg, N. A., Bunyavejchewin, S., Butt, N., Brockelman, W. Y., Cao, M., Cárdenas, D., Chiang, J. M., Chuyong, G. B., Clay, Keith, Condit, Richard S., Dattaraja, H. S., Davies, Stuart James, Duque, A., Esufali, S., Ewango, C., Fernando, R. H. S., Fletcher, C. D., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. et al. 2014. "Local spatial structure of forest biomass and its consequences for remote sensing of carbon stocks." Biogeosciences Discussions 11 (4):5711-5742. https://doi.org/10.5194/bgd-11-5711-2014 2014
    • Parmentier, Ingrid, Réjou-Méchain, Maxime, Chave, Jé, Vleminckx, Jason, Thomas, Duncan W., Kenfack, David, Chuyong, Georges, and Hardy, Olivier J. 2014. "Prevalence of phylogenetic clustering at multiple scales in an African rainforest tree community." Journal of Ecology 102 (4):1008-1016. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12254 2014
    • Stephenson, N. L., Das, A. J., Condit, Richard S., Russo, S. E., Baker , P. J., Beckman, N. G., Coomes, D. A., Lines, E. R., Morris, W. K., Rüger, Nadja, Álvarez, Eric A., Blundo, C., Bunyavejchewin, S., Chuyong, G., Davies, Stuart James, Duque, Á., Ewango, C. N., Flores, O., Franklin, J. F., Grau, H. R., Hao, Z., Harmon, M. E., Hubbell, Stephen P., Kenfack, David, Lin, Y. et al. 2014. "Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size." Nature 507 (7490):90. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12914 2014
    • Chisholm, Ryan A., Condit, Richard S., Rahman, K. A., Baker, Patrick J., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Chen, Yu-Yun, Chuyong, George, Dattaraja, H. S., Davies, Stuart James, Ewango, Corneille E. N., Gunatilleke, C. V. S., Nimal Gunatilleke, I. A. U., Hubbell, Stephen P., Kenfack, David, Kiratiprayoon, Somboon, Lin, Yiching, Makana, Jean-Remy, Pongpattananurak, Nantachai, Pulla, Sandeep, Punchi-Manage, Ruwan, Sukumar, Raman, Su, Sheng-Hsin, Sun, I. F., Suresh, H. S., Tan, Sylvester et al. 2014. "Temporal variability of forest communities: empirical estimates of population change in 4000 tree species." Ecology Letters 17 (7):855-865. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12296 2014
    • Yang, Jie, Swenson, Nathan G., Cao, Min, Chuyong, George B., Ewango, Corneille E. N., Howe, Robert, Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan, Wolf, Amy, and Lin, Luxiang. 2013. "A Phylogenetic Perspective on the Individual Species-Area Relationship in Temperate and Tropical Tree Communities." PloS one 8 (5): 2013
    • Baldeck, Claire A., Kembel, Steven W., Harms, Kyle Edward, Yavitt, Joseph B., John, Robert, Turner, Benjamin L., Chuyong, George B., Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan W., Madawala, Sumedha, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savitri, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Kiratiprayoon, Somboon, Yaacon, Adzmi, Nur Supardi, Mohd N., Valencia, Renato, Navarrete, Hugo, Davies, Stuart James, Hubbell, Stephen, and Dalling, James W. 2013. "A taxonomic comparison of local habitat niches of tropical trees." Oecologia 173 (4):1491-1498. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-013-2709-5 2013
    • Baldeck, C. A., Harms, K. E., Yavitt, J. B., John, R., Turner, Benjamin L., Valencia, R., Navarrete, H., Bunyavejchewin, S., Kiratiprayoon, S., Yaacob, A., Supardi, M. N. N., Davies, Stuart James, Hubbell, Stephen P., Chuyong, G. B., Kenfack, David, Thomas, D. W., and Dalling, J. W. 2013. "Habitat filtering across tree life stages in tropical forest communities." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1766):20130548. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.0548 2013
    • Parmentier, Ingrid, Duminil, Jérôme, Kuzmina, Maria, Philippe, Morgane, Thomas, Duncan W., Kenfack, David, Chuyong, George B., Cruaud, Corinne, and Hardy, Olivier J. 2013. "How Effective Are DNA Barcodes in the Identification of African Rainforest Trees?." Plos One 8 (4):e54921. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0054921 2013
    • Chisholm, Ryan A., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Abdul Rahman, Kassim, Bebber, Daniel P., Bin, Yue, Bohlman, Stephanie A., Bourg, Norman A., Brinks, Joshua, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Butt, Nathalie, Cao, Honglin, Cao, Min, Cárdenas, Dairon, Chang, Li-Wan, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George, Condit, Richard S., Dattaraja, Handanakere S., Davies, Stuart, Duque, Alvaro, Fletcher, Christine, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savitri, Hao, Zhanqing, Harrison, Rhett D. et al. 2013. "Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests." Journal of Ecology 101 (5):1214-1224. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12132 2013
    • Baldeck, Claire A., Harms, Kyle E., Yavitt, Joseph B., John, Robert, Turner, Benjamin L., Valencia, Renato, Navarrete, Hugo, Davies, Stuart James, Chuyong, George B., Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan W., Madawala, Sumedha, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savitri, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Kiratiprayoon, Somboon, Yaacob, Adzmi, Supardi, Mohd N. Nur, and Dalling, James W. 2013. "Soil resources and topography shape local tree community structure in tropical forests." Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1753):1-7. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.2532 2013
    • Sainge, Moses N., Kenfack, David, and Chuyong, George B. 2013. "Two new species of Afrothismia (Thismiaceae) from southern Cameroon." Kew Bulletin 68 (4):591-597. https://doi.org/10.1007/S12225-013-9478-5 2013
    • Duminil, Jé, Kenfack, David, Viscosi, Vincenzo, Grumiau, Laurent, and Hardy, Olivier J. 2012. "Testing species delimitation in sympatric species complexes: The case of an African tropical tree, Carapa spp.(Meliaceae)." Molecular phylogenetics and evolution 62 (1):275-285. 2012
    • De Cáceres, Miquel, Legendre, Pierre, Valencia, Renato, Cao, Min, Chang, Li-Wan, Chuyong, George, Condit, Richard S., Hao, Zhanqing, Hsieh, Chang-Fu, Hubbell, Stephen P., Kenfack, David, Ma, Keping, Mi, Xiangcheng, Noor, Supardi, Nur, Md, Kassim, Abdul Rahman, Ren, Haibao, Su, Sheng-Hsin, Sun, I. -F, Thomas, Duncan, Ye, Wanhui, and He, Fangliang. 2012. "The variation of tree beta diversity across a global network of forest plots." Global Ecology and Biogeography 21 (12):1191-1202. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00770.x 2012
    • Kenfack, David. 2011. "A Synoptic Revision of Carapa (Meliaceae)." Harvard Papers in Botany 16 (2):171-231. 2011
    • Kenfack, David. 2011. "Carapa vasquezii (Meliaceae), a new species from western Amazonia." Brittonia 63 (1):7-10. 2011
    • Kenfack, David. 2011. "Cassipourea atanganae sp. nov., a new species of Rhizophoraceae from Lower Guinea." Adansonia 33 (2):209-213. 2011
    • Chuyong, George B., Kenfack, David, Harms, Kyle Edward, Thomas, Duncan W., Condit, Richard S., and Comita, Liza S. 2011. "Habitat specificity and diversity of tree species in an African wet tropical forest." Plant Ecology 212 (8):1363-1374. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-011-9912-4 2011
    • Kenfack, David. 2011. "Resurrection in Carapa (Meliaceae): a reassessment of morphological variation and species boundaries using multivariate methods in a phylogenetic context." Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 165 (2):186-221. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01104.x 2011
    • Kenfack, David and Peréz, Álvaro,J. 2011. "Two new species of Carapa (Meliaceae) from western Ecuador." Systematic Botany 36 (1):124-128. 2011
    • DeWalt, Saara J., Schnitzer, Stefan A., Chave, Jerome, Bongers, Frans, Burnham, Robyn J., Cai, Zhiquan, Chuyong, George B., Clark, David B., Ewango, Corneille E. N., Gerwing, Jeffrey J., Gortaire, Esteban, Hart, Terese, Ibarra-Manriquez, Guillermo, Ickes, Kalan, Kenfack, David, Macia, Manuel J., Makana, Jean-Remy, Martinez-Ramos, Miguel, Mascaro, Joseph, Moses, Sainge, Muller-Landau, Helene C., Parren, Marc P. E., Parthasarathy, Narayanaswamy, Perez-Salicrup, Diego, Putz, Francis E. et al. 2010. "Annual rainfall and seasonality predict pan-tropical patterns of liana density and basal area." Biotropica 42 (3):309-317. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00589.x 2010
    • Weber, Natalie, Birnbaum, Philippe, Forget, Pierre-Michel, Gueye, Mathieu, and Kenfack, David. 2010. "L'huile de carapa (Carapa spp., Meliaceae) en Afrique de l'Ouest: utilisations et implications dans la conservation des peuplements naturels." Fruits 65 (6): 2010
    • Weber, Natalie, Birnbaum, Philippe, Forget, Pierre-Michel, Gueye, Mathieu, Kenfack, David, and others. 2010. "The oil of Carapa (Carapa spp. Meliaceae) in West Africa: uses and implications in the conservation of natural tree stands." Fruits 65 (6):343-354. 2010
    • Forget, Pierre-Michel, Poncy, Odile, Thomas, Raquel S., Hammond, David S., and Kenfack, David. 2009. "A new species of Carapa (Meliaceae) from Central Guyana." Brittonia 61 (4):366-374. 2009
    • Kenfack, David and Dick, Christopher W. 2009. "Isolation and characterization of 15 polymorphic microsatellite loci in Tetragastris panamensis (Burseraceae), a widespread Neotropical forest tree." Conservation Genetics Resources 1 (1):385-387. 2009
    • Morlon, Helene, Chuyong, George B., Condit, Richard S., Hubbell, Stephen P., Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan W., Valencia, Renato, and Green, Jessica L. 2008. "A general framework for the distance-decay of similarity in ecological communities." Ecology Letters 11 (9):904-917. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01202.x 2008
    • SonkE, Bonaventure, Neuba, Danho, Kenfack, David, and De Block, Petra. 2007. "An extraordinary new rheophyte in the genus Leptactina (Rubiaceae, Pavetteae) from Rio Muni (Equatorial Guinea)." Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 153 (2):109-113. 2007
    • Kenfack, David, Thomas, Duncan W., Chuyong, George, and Condit, Richard S. 2007. "Rarity and abundance in a diverse African forest." Biodiversity and Conservation 16 (7):2045-2074. 2007
  • book

    • Sainge, Moses N., Lyonga, Michael N., Libalah, Moses B., Achah, Robin A., Fon, Julius N., Kenfack, David, and Moudingo, J. H. 2014. Biodiversity Assessment and Conservation Status of Plants in the Mbembe Forest Reserve, Donga - Mantung Division, NWR, Cameroon. TroPEG - Tropical Plant Exploration Group, Cameroon. 2014
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