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Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests. / Barlow, Jos; Gardner, Toby A.; Araujo, Ivanei S.; Ávila-Pires, Teresa Cristina; Bonaldo, Alexandre B.; Costa, Joana E.; Esposito, Maria Cristina; Ferreira, Leandro V.; Hawes, Joseph; Hernandez, Malva I. M.; Hoogmoed, Marinus S.; Leite, Rafael N.; Lo-Man-Hung, Nancy F.; Malcolm, Jay R.; Martins, Marlucia B.; Mestre, Luiz A. M.; Miranda-Santos, Ronildon; Nunes-Gutjahr, A. L.; Overal, William L.; Parry, Luke; Peters, Sandra L.; Ribeiro-Junior, Marco Antônio; da Silva, Maria N. F.; da Silva Motta, Catarina; Peres, Carlos A.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 104, No. 47, 20.11.2007, p. 18555-18560.

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Barlow, J, Gardner, TA, Araujo, IS, Ávila-Pires, TC, Bonaldo, AB, Costa, JE, Esposito, MC, Ferreira, LV, Hawes, J, Hernandez, MIM, Hoogmoed, MS, Leite, RN, Lo-Man-Hung, NF, Malcolm, JR, Martins, MB, Mestre, LAM, Miranda-Santos, R, Nunes-Gutjahr, AL, Overal, WL, Parry, L, Peters, SL, Ribeiro-Junior, MA, da Silva, MNF, da Silva Motta, C & Peres, CA 2007, 'Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests.', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 104, no. 47, pp. 18555-18560. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0703333104

APA

Barlow, J., Gardner, T. A., Araujo, I. S., Ávila-Pires, T. C., Bonaldo, A. B., Costa, J. E., Esposito, M. C., Ferreira, L. V., Hawes, J., Hernandez, M. I. M., Hoogmoed, M. S., Leite, R. N., Lo-Man-Hung, N. F., Malcolm, J. R., Martins, M. B., Mestre, L. A. M., Miranda-Santos, R., Nunes-Gutjahr, A. L., Overal, W. L., ... Peres, C. A. (2007). Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(47), 18555-18560. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0703333104

Vancouver

Barlow J, Gardner TA, Araujo IS, Ávila-Pires TC, Bonaldo AB, Costa JE et al. Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007 Nov 20;104(47):18555-18560. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0703333104

Author

Barlow, Jos ; Gardner, Toby A. ; Araujo, Ivanei S. ; Ávila-Pires, Teresa Cristina ; Bonaldo, Alexandre B. ; Costa, Joana E. ; Esposito, Maria Cristina ; Ferreira, Leandro V. ; Hawes, Joseph ; Hernandez, Malva I. M. ; Hoogmoed, Marinus S. ; Leite, Rafael N. ; Lo-Man-Hung, Nancy F. ; Malcolm, Jay R. ; Martins, Marlucia B. ; Mestre, Luiz A. M. ; Miranda-Santos, Ronildon ; Nunes-Gutjahr, A. L. ; Overal, William L. ; Parry, Luke ; Peters, Sandra L. ; Ribeiro-Junior, Marco Antônio ; da Silva, Maria N. F. ; da Silva Motta, Catarina ; Peres, Carlos A. / Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007 ; Vol. 104, No. 47. pp. 18555-18560.

Bibtex

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title = "Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests.",
abstract = "Biodiversity loss from deforestation may be partly offset by the expansion of secondary forests and plantation forestry in the tropics. However, our current knowledge of the value of these habitats for biodiversity conservation is limited to very few taxa, and many studies are severely confounded by methodological shortcomings. We examined the conservation value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests for 15 taxonomic groups using a robust and replicated sample design that minimized edge effects. Different taxa varied markedly in their response to patterns of land use in terms of species richness and the percentage of species restricted to primary forest (varying from 5% to 57%), yet almost all between-forest comparisons showed marked differences in community structure and composition. Cross-taxon congruence in response patterns was very weak when evaluated using abundance or species richness data, but much stronger when using metrics based upon community similarity. Our results show that, whereas the biodiversity indicator group concept may hold some validity for several taxa that are frequently sampled (such as birds and fruit-feeding butterflies), it fails for those exhibiting highly idiosyncratic responses to tropical land-use change (including highly vagile species groups such as bats and orchid bees), highlighting the problems associated with quantifying the biodiversity value of anthropogenic habitats. Finally, although we show that areas of native regeneration and exotic tree plantations can provide complementary conservation services, we also provide clear empirical evidence demonstrating the irreplaceable value of primary forests.",
author = "Jos Barlow and Gardner, {Toby A.} and Araujo, {Ivanei S.} and {\'A}vila-Pires, {Teresa Cristina} and Bonaldo, {Alexandre B.} and Costa, {Joana E.} and Esposito, {Maria Cristina} and Ferreira, {Leandro V.} and Joseph Hawes and Hernandez, {Malva I. M.} and Hoogmoed, {Marinus S.} and Leite, {Rafael N.} and Lo-Man-Hung, {Nancy F.} and Malcolm, {Jay R.} and Martins, {Marlucia B.} and Mestre, {Luiz A. M.} and Ronildon Miranda-Santos and Nunes-Gutjahr, {A. L.} and Overal, {William L.} and Luke Parry and Peters, {Sandra L.} and Ribeiro-Junior, {Marco Ant{\^o}nio} and {da Silva}, {Maria N. F.} and {da Silva Motta}, Catarina and Peres, {Carlos A.}",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Quantifying the biodiversity value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests.

AU - Barlow, Jos

AU - Gardner, Toby A.

AU - Araujo, Ivanei S.

AU - Ávila-Pires, Teresa Cristina

AU - Bonaldo, Alexandre B.

AU - Costa, Joana E.

AU - Esposito, Maria Cristina

AU - Ferreira, Leandro V.

AU - Hawes, Joseph

AU - Hernandez, Malva I. M.

AU - Hoogmoed, Marinus S.

AU - Leite, Rafael N.

AU - Lo-Man-Hung, Nancy F.

AU - Malcolm, Jay R.

AU - Martins, Marlucia B.

AU - Mestre, Luiz A. M.

AU - Miranda-Santos, Ronildon

AU - Nunes-Gutjahr, A. L.

AU - Overal, William L.

AU - Parry, Luke

AU - Peters, Sandra L.

AU - Ribeiro-Junior, Marco Antônio

AU - da Silva, Maria N. F.

AU - da Silva Motta, Catarina

AU - Peres, Carlos A.

PY - 2007/11/20

Y1 - 2007/11/20

N2 - Biodiversity loss from deforestation may be partly offset by the expansion of secondary forests and plantation forestry in the tropics. However, our current knowledge of the value of these habitats for biodiversity conservation is limited to very few taxa, and many studies are severely confounded by methodological shortcomings. We examined the conservation value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests for 15 taxonomic groups using a robust and replicated sample design that minimized edge effects. Different taxa varied markedly in their response to patterns of land use in terms of species richness and the percentage of species restricted to primary forest (varying from 5% to 57%), yet almost all between-forest comparisons showed marked differences in community structure and composition. Cross-taxon congruence in response patterns was very weak when evaluated using abundance or species richness data, but much stronger when using metrics based upon community similarity. Our results show that, whereas the biodiversity indicator group concept may hold some validity for several taxa that are frequently sampled (such as birds and fruit-feeding butterflies), it fails for those exhibiting highly idiosyncratic responses to tropical land-use change (including highly vagile species groups such as bats and orchid bees), highlighting the problems associated with quantifying the biodiversity value of anthropogenic habitats. Finally, although we show that areas of native regeneration and exotic tree plantations can provide complementary conservation services, we also provide clear empirical evidence demonstrating the irreplaceable value of primary forests.

AB - Biodiversity loss from deforestation may be partly offset by the expansion of secondary forests and plantation forestry in the tropics. However, our current knowledge of the value of these habitats for biodiversity conservation is limited to very few taxa, and many studies are severely confounded by methodological shortcomings. We examined the conservation value of tropical primary, secondary, and plantation forests for 15 taxonomic groups using a robust and replicated sample design that minimized edge effects. Different taxa varied markedly in their response to patterns of land use in terms of species richness and the percentage of species restricted to primary forest (varying from 5% to 57%), yet almost all between-forest comparisons showed marked differences in community structure and composition. Cross-taxon congruence in response patterns was very weak when evaluated using abundance or species richness data, but much stronger when using metrics based upon community similarity. Our results show that, whereas the biodiversity indicator group concept may hold some validity for several taxa that are frequently sampled (such as birds and fruit-feeding butterflies), it fails for those exhibiting highly idiosyncratic responses to tropical land-use change (including highly vagile species groups such as bats and orchid bees), highlighting the problems associated with quantifying the biodiversity value of anthropogenic habitats. Finally, although we show that areas of native regeneration and exotic tree plantations can provide complementary conservation services, we also provide clear empirical evidence demonstrating the irreplaceable value of primary forests.

U2 - 10.1073/pnas.0703333104

DO - 10.1073/pnas.0703333104

M3 - Journal article

VL - 104

SP - 18555

EP - 18560

JO - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

JF - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

SN - 0027-8424

IS - 47

ER -