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) ext.uv.es>

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

134.- Verdú, M., Garrido, J.L., Alcántara, J.M., Montesinos-Navarro, A., Aguilar, S., Aizen, M.A., Al-Namazi, A.A., Alifriqui, M., Allen, D., Anderson-Teixeira, K.J., Armas, C., Bastida, J.M., Bellido, T., Bonanomi, G., Briceño, H., Camargo, R., Campoy, J.G., Chaieb, G., Chu, C., Collins, S.E., Condit, R., Constantinou, E., Degirmenci, C.Ü., Delalandre, L., Duarte, M., Faife-Cabrera, M., Fazlioglu, F., Fernando, E.S., Flores, J., Flores-Olvera, H., Fodor, E., Ganade, G., Garcia, M., García-Fayos, P., Gavini, S.S., Goberna, M., Gómez-Aparicio, L., González-Pendás, E., González-Robles, A., Hubbell, S.P., Ipekdal, K., Jorquera, M.J., Kikvidze, Z., Kütküt, P., Ledo, A., Lendínez, S., Li, B., Liu, H., Lloret, F., López, R.P., López-García, Á., Lortie, C.J., Losapio, G., Lutz, J.A., Luzuriaga, A.L., Máliš, F., Manrique, E., Manzaneda, A.J., Marcilio-Silva, V., Michalet, R., Molina-Venegas, R., Navarro-Cano, J.A., Novotny, V., Olesen, J.M., Ortiz-Brunel, J.P., Pajares-Murgó, M., Parissis, N., Parker, G., Paterno, B.G., Perea, A.J., Pérez-Hernández, V., Pérez-Navarro, M., Pistón, N., Pizarro-Carbonell, E., Prieto, I., Prieto-Rubio, J., Pugnaire, F.I., Ramírez, N., Retuerto, R., Rey, P.J., Rodriguez-Ginart, D.A., Rodríguez-Sánchez, M., Sánchez-Martín, R., Schöb, C., Tavsanoglu, Ç., Tedoradze, G., Tercero-Araque, A., Tielbörger, K., Touzard, B., Tüfekcioglu, I., Turkis, S., Usero, F.M., Usta-Baykal, N., Valiente-Banuet, A., Vargas-Colin, A., Vogiatzakis, I., Zamora, R. 2022. RecruitNet: A global database of plant recruitment networks. Ecology, in press.

 

 

133.- Valencia, E., Galland, T., Carmona C. P., Goberna, M., Götzenberger, L., Lepš, J., Verdú, M., Macek, P., de Bello, F. 2022. The functional structure of plant communities drives soil functioning via changes in soil abiotic properties. Ecology, in press.

 

132.- Yang, X., Gómez-Aparicio, L., Lortie, C.J., Verdú, M., Cavieres, L.A., Huang, Z., Gao, R., Liu, R., Zhao, Y. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. 2022. Net plant interactions are highly variable and weakly dependent on climate at the global scale. Ecology Letters, 25:1580-1593.

 

131.- Hirn J, García JE, Montesinos-Navarro A, Sanchez-Martín R, Sanz V, Verdú M. 2022. A Deep Generative Artificial Intelligence system to predict species coexistence patterns. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 13: 1052-1061.

 

130.- Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2022. Cautionary notes on the use of co-occurrence networks in soil ecology. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 166: 108534.

 

129.- Fuzessy, L; Silveira, F.; Culot, L.; Jordano, P & Verdu, M. 2022. Phylogenetic congruence between Neotropical primates and plants is driven by frugivory. Ecology Letters, 25: 320-329.

 

128.- Navarro-Cano, J., Goberna, M. & Verdú, M. 2021. Facilitation enhances ecosystem function with non-random species gains. Oikos, 130: 2093–2099.

 

127.-  Gómez, J.M., Verdú, M. & González-Megías, A. 2021. Killing conspecific adults in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B., 288(1955):20211080. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.1080

 

126.- de Bello, F., Lavorel, S., Hallett, L. M., Valencia, E., Garnier, E., Roscher, C., Conti, L., Galland, T., Goberna, M., Májeková, M., Montesinos-Navarro, A., Pausas, J.G., Verdú, M., Vojtkó, A. E., Götzenberger, L. & Lepš, J. 2021. Functional trait effects on ecosystem stability: assembling the jigsaw puzzle. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 36: 822-836.

 

125.- Verdú, M., Gómez J.M., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Schöb, C. 2021. Facilitation and plant phenotypic evolution. Trends in Plant Science, 26: 913-923.

 

124.- Sánchez-Martín, R., Querejeta, J.I., Voltas, J., Ferrio, J.P., Prieto, I., Verdú. M. & Montesinos-Navarro. A. 2021. Plant's gypsum affinity shapes responses to specific edaphic constraints without limiting responses to other general constraints. Plant and Soil, 462: 297-309.

 

123.- Navarro-Cano, J., Goberna, M., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2021. Phenotypic structure of plant facilitation networks. Ecology Letters, 24: 509–519.

 

122.- Goberna, M., Donat, S., Pérez-Valera, E., Hallin, S. & Verdú, M. 2021. nir gene-based co-occurrence patterns reveal assembly mechanisms of soil denitrifiers in response to fire. Environmental Microbiology, 23: 239-251.

 

121.- Duarte, M., Verdú, M., Cavieres, L. & Bustamante, R. O. 2021. Plant-plant facilitation increases with reduced phylogenetic relatedness along an elevation gradient. Oikos, 130: 248–259.

                                                                                         

120.- Moya, A., Oliver, J.L., Verdú, M., Delaye, L., Arnau, V., Bernaola-Galván, P., de la Fuente, R., Díaz, W., Gómez-Martín, C., González, F. M., Latorre, A., Lebrón, R. & Román-Roldán, R. 2020. Driven progressive evolution of genome sequence complexity in Cyanobacteria. Scientific Reports, 10: 19073.

 

119.-  Pérez-Valera, E., Verdú, M., Navarro-Cano, J. A., & Goberna, M. 2020. Soil microbiome drives the recovery of ecosystem functions after fire. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 107948.

 

118.- Oreja, B., Goberna, M., Verdú, M., & Navarro-Cano, J. A. 2020. Constructed pine log piles facilitate plant establishment in mining drylands. Journal of Environmental Management, 271: 111015.

 

117.- Pérez-Izquierdo, L., Zabal-Aguirre, M., Verdú, M., Buée, M. & Rincón, A. 2020. Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity decreases in Mediterranean pine forests adapted to recurrent fires. Molecular Ecology, 29: 2463-2476.

 

116.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Pérez-Clemente, R. M., Sánchez-Martín, R., Gómez-Cadenas, A., & Verdú, M. 2020. Phylogenetic analysis of secondary metabolites in a plant community provides evidence for trade-offs between biotic and abiotic stress tolerance. Evolutionary Ecology 34: 439-451.

 

115.- Verdú, M., Pausas, JG., Postigo-Mijarra, JM., Barrón, E., Casas-Gallego, M., Arroyo, J. & Carrión, JS. 2019. Phylogenetic   diversity   in   the   Iberian   flora   through   the Cenozoic. Environmental and Experimental Botany 170: 103888.

 

114.- Goberna, M., Montesinos-Navarro, A., Valiente-Banuet, A., Colin, Y., Gómez-Fernández, A., Donat, S., Navarro-Cano, J. & Verdú, M. 2019. Incorporating phylogenetic metrics to microbial co-occurrence networks based on amplicon sequences to discern community assembly processes. Molecular Ecology Resources, 19: 1552-1564.

 

113.- Montesinos-Navarro, A., Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2019. Plant facilitation through mycorrhizal symbiosis is stronger between distantly related plant species. New Phytologist 224: 928-935.

 

112.- Alcántara, JM., Garrido, J.L., Montesinos-Navarro, A.; Rey, P. J.Valiente-Banuet, A. & Verdú, M. 2019. Unifying facilitation and recruitment networks. Journal of Vegetation Science 30: 1239-1249.

 

111.- Navarro-Cano, J., Goberna, M., Verdú, M. 2019. Using plant functional distances to select species for restoration of mining sites. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 2353-2362.

 

110.-Navarro-Cano, J., Horner, B., Goberna, M., Verdú, M. 2019. Additive effects of nurse and facilitated plants on ecosystem functions. Journal of Ecology 107: 2587-2597.

 

109.- Pérez Izquierdo, L., Zabal-Aguirre, M., González-Martínez, S., Buée, M., Verdú, M., Rincon, A. & Goberna, M. 2019. Plant intraspecific variation modulates nutrient cycling through its belowground rhizospheric microbiome. Journal of Ecology 107:1594–1605.

 

108.- Emer, C., Galetti, M., Pizo, M. A., Jordano, P. & Verdú, M. 2019. Defaunation precipitates the extinction of evolutionarily-distinct interactions in the Anthropocene. Science Advances  5: eaav6699.

 

107.- Colin, Y., Goberna, M., Verdú, M. & Navarro-Cano, J.A. 2019. Successional trajectories of soil bacterial communities in mine tailings: the role of plant functional traits. Journal of Environmental Management 241:284-292.

 

106.-Montesinos-Navarro, A., Verdú, M., Querejeta, JI, Valiente-Banuet, A. 2019. Nurse shrubs can receive water stored in the parenchyma of their facilitated columnar cacti. Journal of Arid Environments 165:10-15.

 

105.- Sortibrán, L., Verdú, M. & Valiente-Banuet, A. 2019. A nurse plant benefits from facilitative interactions through mycorrhizae. Plant Biology 21:670-676.

 

104.- Pérez-Valera, 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.