Miguel Verdú

Centro de Investigaciones sobre Desertificacion -CIDE-

(CSIC/UV/GV)

Carretera Moncada - Náquera, Km. 4,5

46113 MONCADA, VALENCIA (SPAIN)

phone: (+34) 963424204

fax: (+34) 963424160

< Miguel.Verdu (at) uv.es>

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

105.- Sortibrán, L., Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A.A nurse plant benefits from facilitative interactions through mycorrhizae. Plan Biology, in press.

 

104.- Pérez-Varela, E, Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2019. Fire modulates ecosystem functioning through the phylogenetic structure of soil bacterial communities. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 129: 80-89.

 

103.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2018. Mycorrhizal symbiosis increases the benefits of plant facilitative interactions. Ecography 41:1-9.

 

102.- Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2018. Phylogenetic-scale disparities in the soil microbial diversity-ecosystem functioning relationship.  The ISME J. 12:2152-2162.

 

101.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2018. Processes underlying the effect of mycorrhizal symbiosis on plant-plant interactions. Fungal Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2018.05.003

 

100.- Pérez-Valera, E., Verdú, M., Navarro-Cano, J. A. & Goberna, M. 2018. Resilience to fire of phylogenetic diversity across biological domains. Molecular Ecology 27: 2896-2908.

 

99.- Navarro-Cano, J.A., Verdú, M. & Goberna, M. 2018. Trait-based selection of nurse plants to restore ecosystem functions in mine tailings. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:1195-1206

 

98.- Prieto, M., Martínez, I., Aragón, G. & Verdú, M. 2017. Phylogenetic and functional structure of lichen communities under contrasting environmental conditions. Journal of Vegetation Science, 28: 871-874.

 

97.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Verdú, M., Querejeta, J.I. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2017. Nurse plants transfer more nitrogen to distantly related species. Ecology, 98: 1300-1310.

 

96.- Gómez, J.M. & Verdú. M. 2017. Network theory may explain the vulnerability of medieval human settlements to the Black Death pandemic. Scientific Reports, 7: 43467.

 

95.- Budde  K.,  González-Martínez S. ,  Navascues M. , Burgarella C. , Mosca  E., Lorenzo  Z., Zabal-Aguirre M.,  Vendramin  G.,  Verdú, M.,  Pausas J. & Heuertz, M.  2017. Increased fire frequency promotes stronger spatial genetic structure and natural selection at regional and local scales in Pinus halepensis Mill. Annals of Botany, 119: 1061-1072.

 

94.- Pérez-Valera, E., Goberna, M., Faus, K, Raes J., García, C., Verdú, M. 2017. Fire modifies the phylogenetic structure of soil bacterial co-occurrence networks. Environmental Microbiology, 19: 317-327.

 

93.- Sun, S. & Verdú, M. 2016. Evolutionary correlation of heterodichogamy and floral longevity. Evolutionary Ecology, 30: 1023-1030.

 

92.- Gómez, J.M., Verdú, M., González-Megías, A. & Méndez, M. 2016. The phylogenetic roots of human lethal violence. Nature, 538: 233-239.

 

91.- Navarro-Cano, J.A., Goberna, M., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2016. Same nurse but different time: temporal divergence in the facilitation of plant lineages with contrasted functional syndromes. Functional Ecology, 30: 1854-1861.

 

90.- Navarro-Cano, J.A., Ferrer-Gallego, P.P., Laguna. E., Ferrando, I., Goberna, M., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2016. Restoring phylogenetic diversity through facilitation. Restoration Ecology, 24: 449-445.

 

89.- Goberna, M.,  Navarro-Cano, J.A. & Verdú, M. 2016. Opposing phylogenetic diversity gradients of plant and soil bacterial communities. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B. 283, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.30031825.

 

88.- Montesinos-Navarro A., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Valiente-Banuet, A & Verdú, M . 2016. Fungal phylogenetic diversity drives plant facilitation. Oecologia, 181: 533-541.

 

87.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Verdú, M., Querejeta, J.I., Sortibrán, L., Valiente-Banuet, A. 2016. Soil fungi promote nitrogen transfer among plants involved in long-lasting facilitative interactions. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 18: 45-51

 

86.- Aizen, M.,  Gleiser, G., Sabatino, M., Gilarranz, L.,  Bascompte, J. & Verdú, M. 2016. The phylogenetic structure of plant-pollinator networks increases with habitat size and isolation. Ecology Letters 19: 29-36.

85.- Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2016. Predicting microbial traits with phylogenies. The ISME J., 10: 959–967.

 

84.-  Perez-Valera, E.,  Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2015. Phylogenetic structure of soil bacterial communities predicts ecosystem functioning FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91, fiv031 doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiv031

 

83.- Navarro-Cano J, A., Verdú M, García C & Goberna M. 2015. What nurse shrubs can do for barren soils: rapid productivity shifts associated to a 40 year ontogenetic gradient. Plant and Soil, 388: 197-209

 

82.- Valiente-Banuet, A., Aizen, M., Alcántara, J., Arroyo, J., Cocucci, A., Galetti, M., García, M., García, D., Gómez, J., Jordano, P., Medel, R., Navarro, L., Obeso, J., Oviedo, R., Ramírez, N., Rey, P., Traveset, A., Verdú, M., Zamora, R. 2015. Beyond species loss: the extinction of ecological interactions in a changing world. Functional Ecology, 29: 299-307

 

81.- Montesinos-Navarro A., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Valiente-Banuet, A & Verdú, M. 2015. Evidence for phylogenetic correlation of plant-AMF assemblages? Annals of Botany, 115: 171-177

 

80.- Goberna, M., Navarro-Cano, J.A., Valiente-Banuet, A., García, C. & Verdú, M. 2014. Abiotic stress tolerance and competition related traits underlie phylogenetic clustering in soil bacterial communities. Ecology Letters, 17: 1191-1201.

 

79.- Sortibrán, L., Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2014. Nurses experience reciprocal fitness benefits from their distantly related facilitated plants. Perspectives in Plant, Ecology and Evolution, 16: 228-235.

 

78.- Goberna, M., García, C. & Verdú, M. 2014. A role for biotic filtering in driving phylogenetic clustering in soil bacterial communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23: 1346-1355.

 

77.- Castellanos, M.C, Donat-Caerols, S.,  González-Martínez S.C & Verdú, M. 2014. Can facilitation influence the spatial genetics of the beneficiary plant population? Journal of Ecology, 102: 1214-1221.

 

76.- Hernández-Serrano, A., Verdú, M., Santos del Blanco, L., Climent, J., González-Martínez, S.C. & Pausas, J.G. 2014. Heritability and quantitative genetic divergence of serotiny, a fire persistence plant trait. Annals of Botany, 114: 571-577.

 

75.- Pinosio, S., González-Martínez, S., Bagnoli, F., Cattonaro, F., Grivet, D., Marroni, F., Lorenzo, Z., Pausas, J.G., Verdú, M. & Vendramin, G.G. 2014. First insights into the transcriptome and development of new genomic tools of a widespread circum-Mediterranean tree species, Pinus halepensis Mill. Molecular Ecology Resources, 14: 846-856.

 

74.- Navarro-Cano, J.A., Goberna, M., Valiente-Banuet, A., Montesinos-Navarro, A., García, C. & Verdú. 2014. M. Plant phylodiversity enhances soil microbial productivity in facilitation-driven communities. Oecologia, 174: 909-920

 

73.- Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2013. Plant facilitation and phylogenetics. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 44, 347-366.

 

72.- Oviedo, R., Faife-Cabrera, M., Noa-Monzón, A., Arroyo, J., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2014. Facilitation allows plant coexistence in Cuban serpentine soils. Plant Biology, 16: 711-716

 

71.- Hernández-Serrano, A., Verdú, M., González-Martínez, S. C & Pausas, J. G. 2013. Fire structures pine serotiny at different scales. American Journal of Botany 100: 1-8.

 

70.- Budde K. B., Heuertz, M. Hernández-Serrano, A., Pausas, J. G., Vendramin, G. G., Verdú, M. & González-Martínez, S. C. 2014. In situ genetic association for serotiny, a fire-related trait, in Mediterranean maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton). New Phytologist 201: 230-241.

 

69.- Rincón, A., Santamaría, B.P., Ocaña, L. & Verdú M. 2014. Structure and phylogenetic diversity of post-fire ectomycorrhizal communities of maritime pine. Mycorrhiza, 24: 131-141

 

68.- Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2013. Human impacts on multiple ecological networks act synergistically to drive ecosystem collapse. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 11: 408-413.

 

67.- Gómez, J.M., Nunn, C. L. & Verdú, M. 2013. Centrality in primate-parasite networks reveals the potential for the transmission of emerging infectious diseases to humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 110:

 

66.- Verdú, M. & Pausas, J. G. 2013. Syndrome-driven diversification in a Mediterranean ecosystem. Evolution, 67: 1756-1766.

 

65.- Montesinos-Navarro A., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Valiente-Banuet, A & Verdú, M. 2012. Plant facilitation occurs between species differing in their associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 196, 835-844.

 

64.- Vandelook, F., Verdú, M. & Honnay, O. 2012. The role of seed traits in determining the phylogenetic structure of temperate plant communities. Annals of Botany 110: 629-636.

 

63.- Beltrán, E., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. Trait divergence and indirect interactions allow facilitation of congeneric species. Annals of Botany 110: 1369-1376.

 

62.- Castellanos M.C. & Verdú, M. 2012. Meta-analysis of meta-analyses in plant evolutionary biology. Evolutionary Ecology 26: 1187-1196.

 

61.- Gómez, J.M. & Verdú, M. 2012. Mutualism with plants drives primate diversification. Systematic Biology 61: 567-577.

 

60.- Montesinos-Navarro A., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Valiente-Banuet, A & Verdú, M. 2012. The network structure of plant-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist, 194: 536-547.

 

59.- Goberna, M., García, C., Insam, H., Hernández, M.T. & Verdú, M. 2012. Burning fire-prone Mediterranean shrublands: immediate changes in soil microbial community structure and ecosystem functions. Microbial Ecology 64: 242-255.

 

58.-  Montesinos,  D., García-Fayos, P. & Verdú, M.  2012. Masting uncoupling: mast seeding does not follow all mast flowering episodes in a dioecious juniper tree. Oikos 121: 1725-1736.

 

57.- Verdú, M., Gómez-Aparicio, L. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2012. Phylogenetic relatedness as a tool in restoration ecology: A meta-analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B, 279: 1761-1767.

 

56.- Montesinos, D,  Villar-Salvador, P., García-Fayos, P. & Verdú, M. 2012. Genders in Juniperus thurifera have different functional responses to variations in nutrient availability. New Phytologist, 193: 705-712.

55.- Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2011. The relative contribution of abundance and phylogeny to the structure of plant facilitation networks. Oikos, 120: 1351-1356.

54.- Verdú, M., Jordano, P. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2010. The phylogenetic structure of plant facilitation networks changes with competition. Journal of Ecology, 98: 1454-1461.

 

53.- Gómez, J.M., Verdú, M. & Perfectti, F. 2010. Ecological interactions are evolutionarily conserved across the entire tree of life. Nature, 465: 918-921.

 

52.- Pausas, J.G. & Verdú, M. 2010. The jungle of methods for evaluating phenotypic and phylogenetic structure of communities. BioScience, 60: 614-625.

 

51.- Castillo, J.P. , Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2010. Neighborhood phylodiversity affects plant performance. Ecology, 91: 3656-3663.

 

50.- Jaramillo-Correa, J.P., Verdú, M. & González-Martínez, S. C. 2010. The contribution of recombination to heterozygosity differs among plant evolutionary lineages and life-forms. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10: 22.

 

49.- Valiente-Banuet, A., Verdú, M., Valladares, F. & García-Fayos, P. 2010. Functional and evolutionary correlations of steep leaf angles in the mexical shrubland. Oecologia, 163: 25-33.

 

48.- Montesinos, D., García-Fayos, P. & Verdú, M. 2010. Relictual distribution reaches the top: Elevation constrains fertility and leaf longevity in Juniperus thurifera. Acta Oecologica, 36: 120-125.

 

47.- Ojeda, F., Pausas, J.G., Verdú, M. 2010. Soil shapes community structure through fire. Oecologia, 163: 729-735.

 

46.- Verdú, M., Rey, P.J., Alcántara, J.M., Siles, G.& Valiente-Banuet, A. 2009. Phylogenetic signatures of facilitation and competition in successional communities. Journal of Ecology, 97: 1171-1180.

 

45.- Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2008. The nested assembly of plant facilitation networks prevents species extinctions. American Naturalist, 172: 751-760.

 

44.- De Luis, M.; Verdú, M. & Raventós, J. 2008. Early to rise makes a plant healthy, wealthy and wise. Ecology, 89: 3061-3071.

 

43.- Gleiser, G., Verdú, M., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., González-Martínez, S.C. & Pannell, J.R. 2008. Disassortative mating, sexual specialization and the evolution of gender dimorphism in heterodichogamous Acer opalus. Evolution, 62: 1676-1688.

 

42.- Gleiser, G., Segarra-Moragues, J.G., Pannell, J.R. & Verdú M. 2008. Siring success and paternal effects in heterodichogamous Acer opalus.  Annals of Botany, 101: 1017-1026.

 

41.- Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2008. Temporal shifts from facilitation to competition occur between closely related taxa. Journal of Ecology, 96: 489-494.

 

40.- Pausas, J. G. & Verdú, M. 2008. Fire reduces morphospace occupation in plant communities. Ecology, 89: 2181-2186.

 

39.- Verdú, M. & Pausas, J. G. 2007. Fire drives phylogenetic clustering in Mediterranean Basin woody plant communities. Journal of Ecology, 95: 1316-1323.

 

38.- Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2007. Facilitation can increase the phylogenetic diversity of plant communities. Ecology Letters, 10: 1029–1036.

 

37.- Verdú M., Pausas J.G., Segarra-Moragues J.G., Ojeda F. 2007. Burning phylogenies: fire, molecular evolutionary rates and diversification. Evolution, 61: 2195-2204.

 

36.- Verdú, M. & Climent, J. 2007. Evolutionary correlations of polycyclic shoot growth in Acer (Sapindaceae). American Journal of Botany, 94: 1316-1320.

 

35.- Montesinos, D.,  Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 2007. Moms are better nurses than dads: sex biased self-facilitation in a dioecious juniper tree. Journal of Vegetation Science, 18: 271-280.

 

34.- Verdú, M., Spanos, K, Canova, I., Slobodnik, B & Paule, L. 2007. Similar gender dimorphism in the costs of reproduction across the geographic range of Fraxinus ornus. Annals of Botany, 99: 183-191.

 

33.- Valiente-Banuet, A., Vital, A., Verdú, M. & Callaway, R. 2006. Modern Quaternary plant lineages promote diversity through facilitation of ancient Tertiary lineages. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 103: 16812-16817.

 

32.- Verdú, M., González-Martínez, S.V., Montilla, A.I., Mateu, I. and Pannell, J.R. 2006 Ovule discounting in an outcrossing, cryptically dioecious tree. Evolution, 60: 2056-2063.

 

31.- Montesinos, D., De Luís, M., Verdú, M., Raventós, J. & García-Fayos, P. 2006 When, how and how much: gender-specific resource use strategies in the dioecious tree Juniperus thurifera. Annals of Botany 98: 885-889.

 

30.- Pannell, J.R. & Verdú, M. 2006. The evolution of gender specialisation from dimorphic hermaphroditism: paths from heterodichogamy to gynodioecy and androdioecy. Evolution 60: 660-673.

 

29.- Pausas, J., Keeley, J. & Verdú, M. 2006. Inferring differential evolutionary processes of plant persistence traits in Northern Hemisphere Mediterranean fire-prone ecosystems. Journal of Ecology 94: 31-39.

 

28. Verdú, M. & Gleiser, G. 2006. Adaptive evolution of reproductive and vegetative traits driven by breeding systems. New Phytologist 169: 409-417.

 

27. Verdú, M. 2006. Tempo, mode and phylogenetic associations of relative embryo size evolution in angiosperms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 625-634.

 

26.- Verdú, M. & Traveset, A. 2005. Early emergence enhances plant fitness: a phylogenetically controlled meta-analysis. Ecology 86: 1385-1394.

 

25.- Gleiser, G. & Verdú, M. 2005.  Repeated evolution of dioecy from androdioecy in Acer. New Phytologist 165: 633-640.

 

24.- Pausas, J. & Verdú, M.  2005. Plant persistence traits in fire-prone ecosystems of the Mediterranean Basin: A phylogenetic approach. Oikos 109: 196-202.

 

23.- Verdú, M. & Traveset, A.  2004. Bridging meta-analysis and the comparative method: A test of seed size effect on germination after frugivores’ gut passage. Oecologia 138: 414-418.

 

22.- Traveset, A., Wilson, M. F. & Verdú, M. 2004. Characteristics of fleshy fruits in southeast Alaska: phylogenetic comparisons with fruits from Illinois. Ecography 27: 41–48.

 

21.- Verdú, M., Villar-Salvador, P. & García-Fayos, P. 2004. Gender effects on the post-facilitation performance of two dioecious Juniperus species. Functional Ecology 18: 87-93.

 

20.- Verdú, M. 2004. Physiological and reproductive differences between hermaphrodites and males in the androdioecious plant Fraxinus ornus. Oikos 105: 239-246.

 

19.- Gleiser, G;  Picher, M. C.; Veintimilla, P. Martinez, J. & Verdú, M. 2004. Seed dormancy and seed storage behaviour in Acer opalus.  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 145: 203-208.

 

18.- Verdú, M., García-Fayos, P. & Gleiser, G.  2004. Mites attack males of the sexually polymorphic tree Acer opalus more harmfully and more often. Functional Ecology 18: 592-597.

 

17.- Verdú, M., Montilla, A. I. & Pannell, J. R. 2004.  Paternal effects on functional gender account for cryptic dioecy in a perennial plant. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 271: 2017-2023.

 

16.- Verdú, M., Dávila, P., García-Fayos, P., Flores-Hernández, N, & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2003. “Convergent” traits of Mediterranean woody plants belong to pre-Mediterranean lineages.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 78: 415-427.

 

15.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 2003. Frugivorous birds mediate sex-biased facilitation in a dioecious nurse plant. Journal of Vegetation Science 14: 35-42.

 

14.- Verdú, M. 2002. Age at maturity and diversification in woody angiosperms.  Evolution 56: 1352-1361.

 

13.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 2001. The effect of deceptive fruits on predispersal seed predation by birds in Pistacia lentiscus. Plant Ecology 156: 245-248.

 

12.- Verdú, M. y García-Fayos, P. 2002. Ecología reproductiva de Pistacia lentiscus L.(Anacardiaceae): un anacronismo evolutivo en el matorral mediterráneo. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 75: 57-65.

 

11.- Verdú, M., Valiente-Banuet, A., Flores-Hernández, N. & García-Fayos, P. 2002. Mexical plant phenology : is it similar to mediterranean communities?. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 138: 297-303.

 

10.- Verdú, M. 2000. Ecological and evolutionary differences between Mediterranean seeders and resprouters. Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 265-268.

 

9.- Lloret, F., Verdú, M., Flores-Hernández, N. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 1999. Fire and resprouting in Mediterranean ecosystems: insights from an external biogeographical region, the Mexical shrubland. American Journal of Botany 86: 1655-1661.

 

8.- Valiente-Banuet, A., Flores Hernandez, N., Verdú, M. & Dávila, P. 1998.  The Chaparral vegetation in Mexico under non-mediterranean climate: convergence and Madrean-Tethyan hypotheses reconsidered. American Journal of Botany 85: 1398-1408.

 

7.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1998. Old-field colonization by Daphne gnidium L.: seedling distribution and spatial dependence at different scales. Journal of Vegetation Science 9: 713-718.

 

6.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1998. Female biased sex ratios in Pistacia lentiscus L. (Anacardiaceae). Plant Ecology 135: 95-101.

 

5.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1998. Ecological causes, function and evolution of abortion and parthenocarpy in Pistacia lentiscus (Anacardiaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 76: 134-141.

 

4.- García-Fayos, P. & Verdú, M. 1998. Soil seed bank, factors controlling germination, and establishment of a Mediterranean shrub: Pistacia lentiscus L. Acta Oecologica 19: 357-366.

 

3.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1996. Nucleation processes in a Mediterranean bird-dispersed plant. Functional Ecology 10: 275-280.

 

2.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1996. Postdispersal seed predation in a Mediterranean patchy landscape. Acta Oecologica 17: 379-391.

 

1.- Verdú, M. & García-Fayos, P. 1994. Correlations between the abundances of fruits and frugivorous birds: the effect of temporal autocorrelation. Acta Oecologica 15: 791-796.