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Food security

Bebber, D.P., Castillo, Á.D., Gurr, S.J., 2016. Modelling coffee leaf rust risk in Colombia with climate reanalysis data. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 371, 20150458. doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0458

Bebber, D.P., 2015. Range-Expanding Pests and Pathogens in a Warming World. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 53, 335–356. doi:10.1146/annurev-phyto-080614-120207

Bebber, D.P., Gurr, S.J., 2015. Crop-destroying fungal and oomycete pathogens challenge food security. Fung. Genet. Biol. 74, 62–64. doi:10.1016/j.fgb.2014.10.012

Falloon, P., Bebber, D.P., Bushell, M., Challinor, A.J., Dessai, S., Gurr, S.J., Koehler, A.K., 2015. Using climate information to support crop breeding decisions and adaptation in agriculture. World Agriculture 5:25-42

Bebber, D.P., Holmes, T., Gurr, S.J., 2014. The global spread of crop pests and pathogens. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 1398–1407. doi:10.1111/geb.12214

Bebber, D.P., Holmes, T., Smith, D., Gurr, S.J., 2014. Economic and physical determinants of the global distributions of crop pests and pathogens. New Phytol 202, 901–910. doi:10.1111/nph.12722

Bebber, D.P., Ramotowski, M.A.T., Gurr, S.J., 2013. Crop pests and pathogens move polewards in a warming world. Nature Clim. Change 3, 985–988. doi:10.1038/nclimate1990

Forest ecology and conservation

Bebber, D.P. & Butt, N. (2017) Tropical protected areas reduced deforestation carbon emissions by one third from 2000–2012. Scientific Reports, 7, 14005. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14467-w

Boukili, V.K.S., Bebber, D.P., Mortimer, T., Venicx, G., Lefcourt, D., Chandler, M. & Eisenberg, C. (2017) Assessing the performance of urban forest carbon sequestration models using direct measurements of tree growth. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 24, 212–221. doi:10.1016/j.ufug.2017.03.015

Mi, X., Swenson, N.G., Jia, Q., Rao, M., Feng, G., Ren, H., Bebber, D.P., Ma, K., 2016. Stochastic assembly in a subtropical forest chronosequence: evidence from contrasting changes of species, phylogenetic and functional dissimilarity over succession. Scientific Reports 6, 32596. doi:10.1038/srep32596

Crockatt, M.E., Bebber, D.P., 2015. Edge effects on moisture reduce wood decomposition rate in a temperate forest. Glob Change Biol 21, 698–707.doi:10.1111/gcb.12676

McMahon, S.M., Bebber, D.P., Butt, N., Crockatt, M., Kirby, K., Parker, G.G., Riutta, T., Slade, E.M., 2015. Ground based LiDAR demonstrates the legacy of management history to canopy structure and composition across a fragmented temperate woodland. Forest Ecology and Management 335, 255–260. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.08.039


O’Sullivan, O.S., Hopkinson, L., Crockatt, M.E., Laird, P., Bebber, D.P., 2015. Stable forest carbon stocks support current assumption of biogenic carbon neutrality in the case of European-manufactured beverage cartons. Int J Life Cycle Assess 1–11. doi:10.1007/s11367-015-0989-1

Butt, N., Bebber, D.P., Riutta, T., Crockatt, M., Morecroft, M.D., Malhi, Y., 2014. Relationships between tree growth and weather extremes: Spatial and interspecific comparisons in a temperate broadleaf forest. Forest Ecology and Management 334, 209–216. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.09.006

Feng, G., Svenning, J.-C., Mi, X., Jia, Q., Rao, M., Ren, H., Bebber, D.P., Ma, K., 2014. Anthropogenic disturbance shapes phylogenetic and functional tree community structure in a subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management 313, 188–198. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2013.10.047

Lambrick, F.H., Brown, N.D., Lawrence, A., Bebber, D.P., 2014. Effectiveness of Community Forestry in Prey Long Forest, Cambodia. Conservation Biology 28, 372–381. doi:10.1111/cobi.12217

Slade, E.M., Merckx, T., Riutta, T., Bebber, D.P., Redhead, D., Riordan, P., Macdonald, D.W., 2013. Life-history traits and landscape characteristics predict macro-moth responses to forest fragmentation. Ecology 94, 1519–1530. doi:10.1890/12-1366.1

Riutta, T., Slade, E.M., Bebber, D.P., Taylor, M.E., Malhi, Y., Riordan, P., Macdonald, D.W., Morecroft, M.D., 2012. Experimental evidence for the interacting effects of forest edge, moisture and soil macrofauna on leaf litter decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 49, 124–131. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.02.028

Chandler, M., Bebber, D.P., Castro, S., Lowman, M.D., Muoria, P., Oguge, N., Rubenstein, D.I., 2012. International citizen science: making the local global. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10, 328–331. doi:10.1890/110283

Lander, T.A., Bebber, D.P., Choy, C.T.L., Harris, S.A., Boshier, D.H., 2011. The Circe Principle Explains How Resource-Rich Land Can Waylay Pollinators in Fragmented Landscapes. Current Biology 21, 1302–1307. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.06.045

Bebber, D.P., Watkinson, S.C., Boddy, L., Darrah, P.R., 2011. Simulated nitrogen deposition affects wood decomposition by cord-forming fungi. Oecologia 167, 1177–1184. doi:10.1007/s00442-011-2057-2

Higuchi, P., Oliveira-Filho, A.T., Bebber, D.P., Brown, N.D., Silva, A.C., Machado, E.L.M., 2008. Spatio-temporal patterns of tree community dynamics in a tropical forest fragment in South-east Brazil. Plant Ecology 199, 125–135. doi:10.1007/s11258-008-9418-x

Mountford, E.P., Savill, P.S., Bebber, D.P., 2006. Patterns of regeneration and ground vegetation associated with canopy gaps in a managed beechwood in southern England. Forestry 79, 389–408. doi:10.1093/forestry/cpl024

Bebber, D.P., Cole, W.G., Thomas, S.C., Balsillie, D., Duinker, P., 2005. Effects of retention harvests on structure of old-growth Pinus strobus L. stands in Ontario. Forest Ecology and Management 205, 91–103. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2004.10.048

Bebber, D.P., Thomas, S.C., Cole, W.G., Balsillie, D., 2004. Diameter increment in mature eastern white pine Pinus strobus L. following partial harvest of old-growth stands in Ontario, Canada. Trees – Structure and Function 18, 29–34. doi:10.1007/s00468-003-0274-y

Bebber, D.P., Brown, N.D., Speight, M.R., 2004. Dipterocarp seedling population dynamics in Bornean primary lowland forest during the 1997-8 El Niño-Southern Oscillation. Journal of Tropical Ecology 20, 11–19. doi:10.1017/S0266467404006133

Bebber, D.P., Thomas, S.C., 2003. Prism sweeps for coarse woody debris. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33, 1737–1743. doi:10.1139/x03-097

Bebber, D., Brown, N., Speight, M., 2002. Drought and root herbivory in understorey Parashorea Kurz (Dipterocarpaceae) seedlings in Borneo. Journal of Tropical Ecology 18, 795–804. doi:10.1017/S0266467402002511

Bebber, D., Brown, N., Speight, M., Moura-Costa, P., Wai, Y.S., 2002. Spatial structure of light and dipterocarp seedling growth in a tropical secondary forest. Forest Ecology and Management 157, 65–75. doi:10.1016/S0378-1127(00)00659-9

Bebber, D.P., 2002. Dipterocarp susceptibility to drought: A role for wood structure? Journal of Tropical Forest Science 14, 425.

Brown, N., Press, M., Bebber, D., 1999. Growth and survivorship of dipterocarp seedlings: Differences in shade persistence create a special case of dispersal limitation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 354, 1847–1855. doi:10.1098/rstb.1999.0526

Fungal biology

Tero, A., Takagi, S., Saigusa, T., Ito, K., Bebber, D.P., Fricker, M.D., Yumiki, K., Kobayashi, R., Nakagaki, T., 2010. Rules for Biologically Inspired Adaptive Network Design. Science 327, 439–442. doi:10.1126/science.1177894

Boddy, L., Hynes, J., Bebber, D.P., Fricker, M.D., 2009. Saprotrophic cord systems: Dispersal mechanisms in space and time. Mycoscience 50, 9–19. doi:10.1007/s10267-008-0450-4

Fricker, M.D., Boddy, L., Nakagaki, T., Bebber, D.P., 2009. Adaptive Biological Networks, in: Gross, T., Sayama, H. (Eds.), Adaptive Networks – Theory, Models and Applications, New  England  Complex  Systems  Institute Book Series. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 51–70.

Fricker, M.D., Bebber, D., Boddy, L., 2008. Chapter 1 Mycelial networks: Structure and dynamics.

Fricker, M.D., Lee, J.A., Bebber, D.P., Tlalka, M., Hynes, J., Darrah, P.R., Watkinson, S.C., Boddy, L., 2008. Imaging complex nutrient dynamics in mycelial networks. Journal of Microscopy 231, 317–331. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2818.2008.02043.x

Fricker, M.D., Bebber, D., Boddy, L., 2008. Chapter 1 Mycelial networks: Structure and dynamics, in: Lynne Boddy, J.C.F. and P. van W. (Ed.), British Mycological Society Symposia Series, Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes. Academic Press, pp. 3–18.

Tlalka, M., Bebber, D., Darrah, P.R., Watkinson, S.C., 2008. Chapter 3 Mycelial networks: Nutrient uptake, translocation and role in ecosystems, in: L. Boddy, J.C. Frankland and P. van West (Ed.), British Mycological Society Symposia Series, Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes. Academic Press, pp. 43–62.

Tlalka, M., Bebber, D.P., Darrah, P.R., Watkinson, S.C., Fricker, M.D., 2008. Quantifying dynamic resource allocation illuminates foraging strategy in Phanerochaete velutina. Fungal Genetics and Biology 45, 1111–1121. doi:10.1016/j.fgb.2008.03.015

Fricker, M.D., Tlalka, M., Bebber, D., Tagaki, S., Watkinson, S.C., Darrah, P.R., 2007. Fourier-based spatial mapping of oscillatory phenomena in fungi. Fungal Genetics and Biology 44, 1077–1084. doi:10.1016/j.fgb.2007.02.012

Bebber, D.P., Hynes, J., Darrah, P.R., Boddy, L., Fricker, M.D., 2007. Biological solutions to transport network design. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274, 2307–2315. doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.0459


Watkinson, S.C., Bebber, D.P., Darrah, P.R., Fricker, M.D., Tlalka, M., Boddy, L., 2006. The role of wood decay fungi in the carbon and nitrogen dynamics of the forest floor, in: G.M. Gadd (Ed.), Fungi in Biogeochemical Cycles. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 151–181.

Species discovery

Bebber, D.P., Polaszek, A., Wood, J.R.I., Barker, C., Scotland, R.W., 2014. Taxonomic capacity and author inflation. New Phytol. 202, 741–742. doi:10.1111/nph.12745

Bebber, D.P., Wood, J.R.I., Barker, C., Scotland, R.W., 2014. Author inflation masks global capacity for species discovery in flowering plants. New Phytol. 201, 700–706. doi:10.1111/nph.12522

Bebber, D.P., Carine, M.A., Davidse, G., Harris, D.J., Haston, E.M., Penn, M.G., Cafferty, S., Wood, J.R.I., Scotland, R.W., 2012. Big hitting collectors make massive and disproportionate contribution to the discovery of plant species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. doi:10.1098/rspb.2011.2439

Bebber, D.P., Carine, M.A., Wood, J.R.I., Wortley, A.H., Harris, D.J., Prance, G.T., Davidse, G., Paige, J., Pennington, T.D., Robson, N.K.B., Scotland, R.W., 2010. Herbaria are a major frontier for species discovery. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, 22169–22171. doi:10.1073/pnas.1011841108

Bebber, D.P., Harris, S.A., Gaston, K.J., Scotland, R.W., 2007. Ethnobotany and the first printed records of British flowering plants. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16, 103–108. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2006.00266.x

Bebber, D.P., Marriott, F.H.C., Gaston, K.J., Harris, S.A., Scotland, R.W., 2007. Predicting unknown species numbers using discovery curves. Proc. R. Soc. B 274, 1651–1658. doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.0464