Publications

Montgomery, R A., P.B. Reich, B.J. Palik. In press. Untangling positive and negative biotic interactions: views from above and below ground in a forest ecosystem. Ecology

Powers, J.S., R. A. Montgomery, E.C.Adair, F.Q. Brearley, S.J. DeWalt, C.T. Castanho, J. Chave, E. Deinert, J.U. Ganzhorn, M.E. Gilbert, J. Antonio-Gonzalez, S. Bunyavejchewin, H.R. Grau, K.E. Harms, A. Hiremath, S. Iriarte-Vivar, E. Manzane, A.A. de Oliveira, L. Poorter, J.B. Ramanamanjato, C. Salk, A.Varela, G.D. Weiblen, M.T. Lerdau. 2009. Decomposition in tropical forests: a pan-tropical study of the effects of litter type, litter placement and faunal exclusion across a precipitation gradient. (515 KB PDF)  Journal of Ecology: 97:801-811.

O. R. Lopez, K. Farris-Lopez, R. A. Montgomery, T. J. Givnish. 2008. Leaf phenology in relation to canopy closure as a determinant of shade tolerance in southern Appalachian trees. (1120 KB PDF)  American Journal of Botany 95:1395-1407.

Montgomery, R.A., G. Goldstein, T.J. Givnish 2008. Photoprotection of PSII in Hawaiian lobeliads from diverse light environments. (237 KB PDF) Functional Plant Biology 35: 595-605.

Lusk, C.H., P.B. Reich, R.A. Montgomery, D. A. Ackerly, J.C. Cavender-Bares 2008. Why are evergreen leaves so contrary about shade? (247 KB PDF) Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 299-303.

Montgomery, R. A. & T. J. Givnish. 2008. Adaptive radiation of photosynthetic physiology in the Hawaiian lobeliads: dynamic photosynthetic responses. (614.2 KB PDF)  Oecologia 155: 455-467.

Dickie, I.A., R.A. Montgomery, P.B. Reich, S.A. Schnitzer. 2007. Physiological and phenological responses of oak seedlings to oak forest soil in the absence of trees.(97.7 KB PDF)  Tree Physiology 27:133-140.

Montgomery, R.A. 2004. Effects of understory vegetation on patterns of light attenuation near the forest floor. (170 KB PDF)  Biotropica 36: 33-39.

Harms, K.E., J.S. Powers, R.A. Montgomery. 2004. Variation in small sapling density, understory cover and resource availability in four Neotropical forests. (187 KB PDF)  Biotropica 36:40-51.

Givnish T.J., R.A. Montgomery, G. Goldstein. 2004. Adaptive radiation of photosynthetic physiology in the Hawaiian lobeliads: light regimes, static light responses, and whole-plant compensation points. (193 KB PDF)  American Journal of Botany 91: 228-246.

Montgomery, R.A. 2004. Relative importance of photosynthetic physiology and biomass allocation for tree seedling growth across a broad light gradient. (176 KB PDF)  Tree Physiology 24:155–167.

Nicotra, A.B., R.L. Chazdon & R.A. Montgomery. 2003. Sexes show contrasting patterns of leaf and crown carbon gain in a dioecious rainforest shrub. (112 KB PDF)  American Journal of Botany 90:347-355.

Cabin, R.J., S.G. Weller, D.H. Lorence, S. Cordell, L.J. Hadway, R. Montgomery, D. Goo, A. Urakami. 2002. Effects of light availability, alien grass, and native species additions on Hawaiian dry forest restoration. (306 KB PDF)  Ecological Applications 12:1595-1610.

Montgomery, R.A. & R.L. Chazdon. 2002. Light gradient partitioning by tropical tree seedlings in the absence of canopy gaps. (96.6 KB PDF)  Oecologia 131:165-174.

Montgomery, R.A. & R.L. Chazdon. 2001. Forest structure, canopy architecture and light transmittance in old-growth and second-growth stands of lowland rainforest in NE Costa Rica. (117 KB PDF)  Ecology 82:2707-2718.

Chazdon, R.L. & R.A. Montgomery. 2001. La adquisición de carbono en las plantas. In: M.R. Guariguata and G. H. Kattan (Eds.) Ecología y Conservación de Bosques Neotropicales.  Editorial Libro Universitario Regional, Costa Rica