Publications and references


Proceeding papers from the conferences in Bordeaux (2005), Bisbane (2005) and Bilbao (2006), "Biodiversity and plantation forests: Oxymoron or opportunity", in a special issue of Biodiversity and Conservation, Volume17, Number 5, May 2008. Springer Verlag.

Proceedings of the conference held in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand, in August 2004,
"The ecology of forest insect invasions and advances in their management", Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Volume 36, Number 2, February 2006.

Abstracts of the international symposium on dynamics and ecological services of deadwood in forest ecosystems: deadwood and dying trees, a matter of life and diversity. 15th-19th May 2011, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, ISBN: 978-2-923064-73-4.

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Invited conference presentations and keynotes

International Congress on Cultivated Forests, Planted Forests and Sustainable Development, with a Scientific Forum on Ecosystem Goods and Services from Planted Forests. Bilbao, October 3-7, 2006

Keynote: Contribution of plantation forests to biodiversity conservation: the landscape perspective. H. Jactel, L. Barbaro, and E.G. Brockerhoff

Other contributions

  • Nikinmaa, L., Lindner, M., Cantarello, E., Jump, A.S., Seidl, R., Winkel, G. and Muys, B., 2020. Reviewing the use of resilience concepts in forest sciences. Current Forestry Reports, pp.1-20.
  • Devaney, J.L., Pullen, J., Cook‐Patton, S.C., Burghardt, K.T. and Parker, J.D., 2020. Tree diversity promotes growth of late successional species despite increasing deer damage in a restored forest. Ecology
  • Field, E., Castagneyrol, B., Gibbs, M., Jactel, H., Barsoum, N., Schönrogge, K. and Hector, A., 2020. Associational resistance to both insect and pathogen damage in mixed forests is modulated by tree neighbour identity and drought. Journal of Ecology.
  • Ibanez, I., Acharya, K., Juno, E., Karounos, C., Lee, B.R., McCollum, C., Schaffer-Morrison, S. and Tourville, J., 2019. Forest resilience under global environmental change: Do we have the information we need? A systematic review. PloS one, 14(9).
  • Griffin, E.A., Harrison, J.G., McCormick, M.K., Burghardt, K.T. and Parker, J.D., 2019. Tree Diversity Reduces Fungal Endophyte Richness and Diversity in a Large-Scale Temperate Forest Experiment. Diversity, 11(12), p.234.
  • Messier, C., Bauhus, J., Doyon, F., Maure, F., Sousa-Silva, R., Nolet, P., Mina, M., Aquilué, N., Fortin, M.J. and Puettmann, K., 2019. The functional complex network approach to foster forest resilience to global changes. Forest Ecosystems, 6(1), p.21.
  • Grossman, J.J., Vanhellemont, M., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D. and Hector, A., 2018. Synthesis and future research directions linking tree diversity to growth, survival, and damage in a global network of tree diversity experiments. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 152, pp.68-89.
  • Paquette, A., Hector, A., Castagneyrol, B., Vanhellemont, M., Koricheva, J., Scherer-Lorenzen, M. and Verheyen, K., 2018. A million and more trees for science. Nature ecology & evolution, 2(5), pp.763-766.
  • Sousa‐Silva, R., Verheyen, K., Ponette, Q., Bay, E., Sioen, G., Titeux, H., Van de Peer, T., Van Meerbeek, K. and Muys, B., 2018. Tree diversity mitigates defoliation after a drought‐induced tipping point. Global change biology, 24(9), pp.4304-4315.
  • Hutchison, C., Gravel, D., Guichard, F. and Potvin, C., 2018. Effect of diversity on growth, mortality, and loss of resilience to extreme climate events in a tropical planted forest experiment. Scientific reports, 8(1), pp.1-10.
  • Geijzendorffer, I.R., van Teeffelen, A.J., Allison, H., Braun, D., Horgan, K., Iturrate-Garcia, M., Santos, M.J., Pellissier, L., Prieur-Richard, A.H., Quatrini, S. and Sakai, S., 2017. How can global conventions for biodiversity and ecosystem services guide local conservation actions?. Current opinion in environmental sustainability, 29, pp.145-150.
  • Pretzsch, H., Forrester, D.I. and Bauhus, J., 2017. Mixed-species forests. Ecology and management. Springer, Berlin, 653.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., Barbaro, L., Castagneyrol, B., Forrester, D.I., Gardiner, B., González-Olabarria, J.R., Lyver, P.O.B., Meurisse, N., Oxbrough, A., Taki, H. and Thompson, I.D., 2017. Forest biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and the provision of ecosystem services. Biodiversity and Conservation 26, pp.3005–3035
  • Jactel, H., Bauhus, J., Boberg, J., Bonal, D., Castagneyrol, B., Gardiner, B., Gonzalez-Olabarria, J.R., Koricheva, J., Meurisse, N. and Brockerhoff, E.G., 2017. Tree diversity drives forest stand resistance to natural disturbances. Current Forestry Reports, 3(3), pp.223-243.
  • Guyot, V., Castagneyrol, B., Vialatte, A., Deconchat, M. and Jactel, H., 2016. Tree diversity reduces pest damage in mature forests across Europe. Biology letters, 12(4), p.20151037.
  • Verheyen, K., Vanhellemont, M., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Baraloto, C., Barsoum, N., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Godbold, D. and Haase, J., 2016. Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio, 45(1), pp.29-41.
  • Sakschewski, B., Von Bloh, W., Boit, A., Poorter, L., Peña-Claros, M., Heinke, J., Joshi, J. and Thonicke, K., 2016. Resilience of Amazon forests emerges from plant trait diversity. Nature Climate Change, 6(11), pp.1032-1036.
  • Oliver TH, Heard MS, Isaac NJ, Roy DB, Procter DE, F., Freckleton R, et al. Biodiversity and resilience of ecosystem functions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 2015; 30(11):673–84.
  • Gamfeldt, L., Snäll, T., Bagchi, R., Jonsson, M., Gustafsson, L., Kjellander, P., Ruiz-Jaen, M.C., Fröberg, M., Stendahl, J., Philipson, C.D. and Mikusiński, G., 2013. Higher levels of multiple ecosystem services are found in forests with more tree species. Nature communications, 4(1), pp.1-8.
  • Oxbrough, A., French, V., Irwin, S., Kelly, T.C., Smiddy, P. and O'Halloran, J., 2012. Can mixed species stands enhance arthropod diversity in plantation forests?. Forest Ecology and Management, 270, pp.11-18.
  • Gandhi, K.J. and Herms, D.A., 2010. Direct and indirect effects of alien insect herbivores on ecological processes and interactions in forests of eastern North America. Biological Invasions, 12(2), pp.389-405.
  • Thompson, I., Mackey, B., McNulty, S. and Mosseler, A., 2009. Forest resilience, biodiversity, and climate change. In Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal. Technical Series no. 43. 1-67. (Vol. 43, pp. 1-67).
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., Jactel, H., Parrotta, J.A., Quine, C.P. and Sayer, J., 2008. Plantation forests and biodiversity: oxymoron or opportunity?. Biodiversity and Conservation, 17(5), pp.925-951.
  • Jactel, H., Brockerhoff, E.G. 2007. Tree diversity reduces herbivory by forest insects. Ecology Letters, in press.
  • Carnus, J.M., Parrotta, J., Brockerhoff, E., Arbez, M., Jactel, H., Kremer, A., Lamb, D., O'Hara, K., & Walters, B. 2006. Planted forests and biodiversity. Journal of Forestry, 104, 65-77.
  • Pawson, S., Brockerhoff, E.G., Norton, D., Didham, R. 2006. Clear-fell harvest impacts on biodiversity: past research and the search for harvest size thresholds. Can. J. For. Res. 36, 1035-1046.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., Bain, J., Kimberley, M., and Knížek, M. 2006. Interception frequency of exotic bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) and relationship with establishment in New Zealand and worldwide. Can. J. For. Res. 36, 289-298.
  • Jactel, H., Menassieu, P., Vetillard, F., Gaulier, A., Samalens, J.C., and Brockerhoff, E.G. 2006. Tree species diversity enhances resistance of maritime pine forest to invasion by the bast scale, Matsucoccus feytaudi (Homoptera: Margarodidae). Can. J. For. Res. 36, 314-323.
  • Jactel, H., Brockerhoff, E., & Duelli, P. 2005. A test of the biodiversity-stability theory: Meta-analysis of tree species diversity effects on insect pest infestations, and re-examination of responsible factors. In: Forest Diversity and Function: Temperate and Boreal Systems, Vol. 176, pp. 235-262.
  • Buckley, Y., Brockerhoff, E., Langer, L., Ledgard, N., North, H., and Rees, M. 2005. Slowing down a pine invasion despite uncertainty in demography and dispersal. J. Appl. Ecol. 42, 1020-1030.
  • Pawson, S., Brockerhoff, E.G., Didham, R., and Norton, D. 2005. Clearfell harvest size: A key issue for biodiversity conservation in New Zealand’s plantation forests. N.Z. J. For. 50(2), 29-32.
  • Ecroyd, C.E., and Brockerhoff, E.G. 2005. Floristic changes over 30 years in a Canterbury Plains kanuka forest remnant, and comparison with adjacent vegetation types. N.Z. J. Ecol. 29, 279-290.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G. 2005. Biodiversity in plantation forests. PP. 48-51 In: Colley, M. (ed.), NZIF Forestry Handbook. New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Christchurch.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., L.A. Berndt and H. Jactel. 2005. Role of exotic pine forests in the conservation of the critically endangered ground beetle Holcaspis brevicula (Coleoptera: Carabidae). N.Z. J. Ecol. 29, 37-43.
  • Pawson, S., and Brockerhoff, E.G. 2005. Natives in a pine forest. NZ Geographic 72, 78-93.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., Hoffmann, J., and Roques, A. 2004. Is biological control an option for the management of wilding pines (Pinus spp.) in New Zealand? PP. 65-78 In: Hill, R.L., Zydenbos, S.M., and Bezar, C.M. (eds.) Managing wilding conifers in New Zealand: Present and Future. New Zealand Plant Protection Society, Christchurch. 
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., M. Knížek, and J. Bain. 2003. Checklist of indigenous and adventive bark and ambrosia beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae and Platypodinae) of New Zealand and interceptions of exotic species (1952-2000). N.Z. Entomologist 26, 29-44.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., C.E. Ecroyd, A.C. Leckie and M.O. Kimberley. 2003. Diversity and succession of adventive and indigenous vascular understorey plants in Pinus radiata plantation forests in New Zealand. Forest Ecology and Management 185, 307–326.
  • Carnus, J.-M., J. Parrotta, E.G. Brockerhoff, M. Arbez, H. Jactel, A. Kremer, D. Lamb, K. O’Hara and B. Walters. 2003. Planted forests and biodiversity. Contribution to the UNFF Intersessional Expert Meeting on ‘The Role of Planted Forests in Sustainable Forest Management: Maximising planted forests’ contribution to SFM’. Wellington, New Zealand, 24-30 March 2003. IUFRO Occasional Paper 15 – Part II. Vienna, Austria.
  • Jactel, H., Goulard, M., Menassieu, P., & Goujon, G. 2002. Habitat diversity in forest plantations reduces infestations of the pine stem borer Dioryctria sylvestrella. Journal of Applied Ecology, 39, 618-628.
  • Brockerhoff, E.G., C.E. Ecroyd and E.R. Langer. 2001. Biodiversity in New Zealand plantation forests: Policy trends, incentives, and the state of our knowledge. New Zealand Journal of Forestry 46, 31-37.