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Last five years. For a complete list, please visit here.

  1. Wang, Y., D. Yang, Vargas G., G. Hao, J. S. Powers, Y. Ke, Q. Wang, Y. Zhang, and J. Zhang (2024). Leaf habit differentiation explains trait tradeoffs across savanna woody plants. Forest Ecosystems 11: 100190.
  2. Smith-Martin, C. M., R. Muscarella, W. M. Hammond, S. Jansen, T. J. Brodribb, B. Choat, D. M. Johnson, G. Vargas G., and M. Uriarte (2023). Hydraulic diversity of tropical forest communities is largely independent of water availability. Ecology Letters 26(11): 1829-1839.
  3. Vargas G., G., D. Perez-Aviles, N. Raczka, D. Pereira-Arias, J. Tijerín-Triviño, L. D. Pereira-Arias, D. Medvigy, B. G. Waring, E. Morrisey, E. Brzostek and J. S. Powers (2023). Throughfall exclusion and fertilization effects on tropical dry forest tree plantations. Biogeosciences 20(11): 2143-2160.
  4. Beidler, K V., J. S. Powers, J. M. Dupuy-Rada, C. Hulshof, D. Medvigy, C. Pizano, B. Salgrado-Negret, S. J. Van Bloem, G. Vargas G., B. G. Waring and P. G. Kennedy (2023). Seasonality regulates the structure and biogeochemical impact of ectomycorrhizal fungal communities across environmentally divergent neotropical dry forests. Journal of Ecology 111(8): 1598-1613.
  5. Toro, L., D. Pereira, D. Perez-Aviles, G. Vargas G., F. M. Soper and J. S. Powers (2023). Phosphorus limitation of early growth differs between nitrogen-fixing and nonfixing dry tropical forest trees. New Phytologist 237(3): 766-779.
  6. Vargas G., G., N. Kunert, W. M. Hammond, Z. C. Berry, L. K. Werden, C. Smith-Martin, B. Wolfe, L. Toro, A. Mondragón-Botero, J. Pinto-Ledezma, N. B. Schwartz, M. Uriarte, L. Sack, K. Anderson-Texeira and J. S. Powers (2022). Leaf habit affects the distribution of drought sensitivity but not water transport efficiency in the tropics. Ecology Letters 25: 2637-2650.
  7. Becknell, J. M., G. Vargas G., L. A. Wright, N.-F. Woods, D. Medvigy and J. S. Powers (2022). Increasing liana abundance and associated reductions in tree growth in secondary seasonally dry tropical forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5: 838357.
  8. Schwartz, N., D. Medvigy, J. Tijerin, D. Perez-Aviles, D. Rivera-Polanco, D. Pereira-Arias, G. Vargas G., L. Werden, L. Arnold and J. S. Powers (2022). Intra-annual variation in microclimatic conditions in relation to vegetation type and structure in two tropical dry forests undergoing secondary succession. Forest Ecology and Management 511: 120132.
  9. Coppieters, K., H. Verbeeck, S. Dequeker, J. S. Powers, G. Vargas G.,, C. Smith-Martin, K. Steppe and F. Meunier (2022). Two co-ocurring liana species strongly differ in their hydraulic traits in a water-limited Neotropical forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5: 836711.
  10. Wu, D., G. Vargas G.,, J. S. Powers, N. G. McDowell, J. M. Becknell, D. Pérez-Aviles, D. Medvigy, Y. Liu, G. G. Katul, J. C. Calvo-Alvarado, A. Calvo-Obando, A. Sanchez-Azofeifa and X. Xu (2022). Reduced ecosystem resilience quantifies fine-scale heterogeneity in tropical forest mortality responses to drought. Global Change Biology 28: 2081-2094.
  11. Powers, J. S., A. Mondragón-Botero, N. Norden, B. Salgado-Negret, C. Pizano, R. González-M and G. Vargas G. (2022). Discovering the forest in plain sight: A pop-up symposium focusing on seasonally dry tropical forests. New Phytologist 233: 62-65.
  12. Vargas G., G., T. J. Brodribb, J. M. Dupuy, R. Gonzalez-M., C. M. Hulshof, D. Medvigy, T. A. P. Allerton, C. Pizano, B. Salgado-Negret, N. B. Schwartz, S. J. Van Bloem, B. G. Waring and J. S. Powers (2021). Beyond leaf habit: generalities in plant function across 97 tropical dry forest tree species. New Phytologist 232: 148-161.
  13. Becknell, J., G. Vargas G.,, D. Perez-Aviles, D. Medvigy and J. S. Powers (2021). Above-ground net primary productivity in regenerating seasonally dry tropical forest: Contributions of rainfall, forest age and soil. Journal of Ecology 109: 3903-3915.
  14. Waring, B., M. De Guzman, D. Du, J. M. Dupuy, M. Gei, J. Gutknecht, C. M. Hulshof, N. Jelinski, A. Margenot, D. Medvigy, C. Pizano, B. Salgado-Negret, N. B. Schwartz, A. Trierweiler, S. Van Bloem, G. Vargas G., and J. S. Powers (2021). Soil biogeochemistry across Central and South American tropical dry forests. Ecological Monographs 91(3): e01453.
  15. Powers, J. S., G. Vargas G.,, T. J. Brodribb, N. B. Schwartz, D. Perez-Aviles, C. M. Smith-Martin, J. M. Becknell, F. Aureli, R. Blanco, E. Calderon-Morales, J. C. Calvo-Alvarado, A. J. Calvo-Obando, M. M. Chavarria, D. Carvajal-Vanegas, C. D. Jimenez-Rodriguez, E. M. Chacon, C. M. Schaffner, L. K. Werden, X. Xu, and D. Medvigy (2020). A catastrophic tropical drought kills hydraulically vulnerable tree species. Global Change Biology 26(5): 3122-3133.