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En revisión

  1. Benavent-González, A., M. Delgado-Baquerizo, L. Fernández-Brun, B. K. Singh, F. T. Maestre & L. G. Sancho. Identity of plant and biocrust species regulates microbial abundance and soil functioning in Maritime Antarctica.
  2. Durán, J., M. Delgado-Baquerizo, A. J. Dougill, R. T. Guuroh, A. Linstädter, A. Thomas & F. T. Maestre. Climate change will increase the spatial variability of soil multifunctionality in drylands across the globe.
  3. Saiz, H., Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, N. Gross & F. T. Maestre. Rainfall seasonality modulates the impact of intransitivity on plant functional diversity in drylands worldwide.
  4. Ladrón de Guevara M., B. Gozalo, J. Raggio, A. Lafuente, M. Prieto & F. T. Maestre. Warming reduces the cover, richness and evenness of lichen-dominated biocrusts but promotes moss growth: Insights from an eight-year experiment.
  5. Moreno-Jiménez, E., C. Plaza, H. Saiz, R. Manzano, M. Flagmeier & F. T. Maestre. Aridity decreases soil micronutrient availability in global drylands.
  6. Eldridge, D. J., F. T. Maestre & M. Delgado-Baquerizo. Australian dryland soils are acidic and nutrient-depleted and have unique microbial communities compared with other drylands.
  7. Berdugo, M., F. T. Maestre, S. Kéfi, N. Gross, Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet & S. Soliveres. Species-specific adaptations determine how aridity and biotic interactions drive the assembly of dryland plant communities. Preprint
  8. Zhao, Y., X. Wang, C. J. Novillo, P. Arrogante-Funes, R. Vázquez­-Jiménez & F. T. Maestre. Albedo estimated from remote sensing correlates with ecosystem multifunctionality in global drylands.
  9. Lafuente, A., M. Berdugo, M. Ladrón de Guevara, B. Gozalo & F. T. Maestre. Simulated climate change affects how biocrusts modulate infiltration and desiccation dynamics. Preprint
  10. Saiz, H., J. Gómez-Gardeñes, J. P. Borda & F. T. Maestre. The structure of plant spatial association networks increases plant diversity in global drylands. Preprint
  11. Manning, P. F. van der Plas, S. Soliveres, E. Allan, F. T. Maestre, G. Mace, M. Whittingham & M. Fischer. What is ecosystem multifunctionality?
  12. Kéraval, B., A-C. Lehours, A. Lallement. G. Alvarez, F. T. Maestre, C. Amblard & S. Fontaine. Extracellular oxidative metabolism contribute to organic carbon mineralization in soils with contrasted edaphic properties.
  13. Veresoglou, S. D., F. T. Maestre, A. P. Mamolos, G. K. Elisseou, M. T. Kassioumi, C. V. Vasilikos, M. C. Rillig & D. S. Veresoglou. Foliar N:P ratio drives niche partitioning in low-nutrient grassland communities.
  14. Trivedi, P., M. Delgado-Baquerizo, F. T. Maestre, I. C. Anderson & B. K. Singh. Microbial taxonomical information explains a unique portion of the variance of soil carbon at regional and global scales.
  15. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., G. Doulcier, D. J. Eldridge, D. B. Stouffer, F. T. Maestre, J. R. Powell, T. C. Jeffries & B. K. Singh. Climate change leads to drastic shifts in the assembly of complex microbial networks.
  16. Gaitán, J. J., F. T. Maestre, G. Buono, D. Bran, A. J. Dougill, G. García Martínez, D. Ferrante, R. Guuroh, A. Lindstaeter, V. Massara, A. D. Thomas & G. Oliva. Biotic and abiotic factors controlling soil organic carbon content have similar effects in regional and global drylands.
  17. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, D. J. Eldridge, M. A. Bowker, T. Jeffries & B. K. Singh. Biocrusts promote soil microbial resistance to aridity in drylands worldwide.

En prensa

  1. Ramirez, K. S., C. G. Knight, M. Hollander, F. Q. Brearley, B. Constantinides, A. Cotton, S. Creer, T. W. Crowther, J. Davison, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, E. Dorrepaal, D. R. Elliott, G. Fox, R. I. Griffiths, C. Hale, K. Hartman, A. Houlden, D. L. Jones, E. J. Krab, F. T. Maestre, K. L. McGuire, S. Monteux, C. H. Orr, W. H. van der Putten, I. S. Roberts, D. A. Robinson, J. D. Rocca, J. Rowntree, K. Schlaeppi, M. Shepherd, B. K. Singh, A. L. Straathof, J. M. Bhatnagar, C. Thion, M. G. A. van der Heijden & F. T. de Vries D. 2018. Detecting macroecological patterns in bacterial communities across independent studies of global soils. Nature Microbiology, doi:10.1038/s41564-017-0062-x
  2. Ochoa-Hueso, R., D. J. Eldridge, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, S. Soliveres, M. A. Bowker, N. Gross, Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, J. L. Quero, M. García-Gómez, E. Valencia, T. Arredondo, L. Beinticinco, D. Bran, A. Cea, D. Coaguila, A. J. Dougill, C. I. Espinosa, J. Gaitán, R. T. Guuroh, E. Gusman, J. R. Gutiérrez, R. M. Hernández, E. Huber-Sannwald, T. Jeffries, A. Linstädter, R. L. Mau, J. Monerris, A. Prina, E. Pucheta, I. Stavi, A. D. Thomas, E. Zaady, B. K. Singh & F. T. Maestre. 2018. Plant traits and fungal abundance drive fertile island formation in global drylands. Journal of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12871
  3. Cano-Díaz, C., P. Mateo, M. A. Muñoz-Martín & F. T. Maestre. 2018. Diversity of biocrust-forming cyanobacteria in a semiarid gypsiferous site from Central Spain. Journal of Arid Environments, doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2017.11.008
  4. León-Sánchez, L., E. Nicolás, M. Goberna, I. Prieto, F. T. Maestre & J. I. Querejeta. 2018. Poor plant performance under simulated climate change is linked to mycorrhizal responses in a semiarid shrubland. Journal of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12888
  5. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., D. J. Eldridge, F. T. Maestre, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, P. B. Reich & B. K. Singh. 2017. Aridity decouples C:N:P stoichiometry across multiple thropic levels in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecosystems, doi: 10.1007/s10021-017-0161-9
  6. Gaitán, J. J., D. Bran, G. Oliva, M. R. Aguiar, G. Buono, D. Ferrante, V. Nakamatsu, G. Ciari, J. Salomone, V. Massara & F. T. Maestre. 2017. Aridity and overgrazing have convergent effects on ecosystem structure and functioning in Patagonian rangelands. Land Degradation & Development, doi: 10.1002/ldr.2694

2017

  1. Maestre, F. T., R. Solé & B. K. Singh. 2017. Microbial biotechnology as a tool to restore degraded drylands. Microbial Biotechnology 10: 1250–1253. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12832.
  2. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., D. J. Eldridge, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, B. K. Singh & F. T. Maestre. 2017. Soil food webs drive the resistance of ecosystem multifunctionality to global change in drylands across the globe. Ecology Letters 20: 1295–1305. doi: 10.1111/ele.12826.
  3. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., A. Bissett, D. J. Eldridge, F. T. Maestre, J.-Z. He, J.-T. Wang, Y.-R. Liu, B. K. Singh & N. Fierer. 2017. Palaeoclimate explains a unique proportion of the global variation in soil bacterial communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1339–1347. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0259-7
  4. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y., N. Gross, F. T. Maestre, V. Maire, F. de Bello, C. Fonseca, J. Kattge, E. Valencia, J. Leps & P. Liancourt. 2017. Testing the environmental filtering concept in global drylands. Journal of Ecology 105: 1058–1069, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12735
  5. Yuan, Z. Y., F. Jiao, X. R. Shi, J. Peñuelas, J. Sardans, F. T. Maestre, M. Delgado-Baquerizo & P. B. Reich. 2017. Experimental and observational studies findcontrasting soil nutrient responses to climate change. eLife 6: e23255
  6. Almagro, M. J. Martínez-López, F. T. Maestre & A. Rey. 2017. The contribution of photodegradation to litter decomposition in semiarid Mediterranean grasslands depends on its interaction with local humidity conditions, litter quality and position. Ecosystems 20: 527–542, doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-0036-5
  7. Gross, N., Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, P. Liancourt, M. Berdugo, N. J. Gotelli & F. T. Maestre. 2017. Functional trait diversity maximizes ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 0132. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0132.
  8. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., D. J. Eldridge, F. T. Maestre, S. B. Karunaratne, P. Trivedi, T. Hengl, P. B. Reich & B. K. Singh. 2017. Climate legacies drive global soil carbon stocks in terrestrial ecosystems. Science Advances 3: e1602008. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1602008
  9. Zhao, Q., S. Jian, Na. Nunan, F. T Maestre, L. Tedersoo, J. He, H. Wei, X. Tan & W. Shen. 2017. Altered precipitation seasonality impacts the dominant fungal but rare bacterial taxa in subtropical forest soils. Biology & Fertility of Soils 53: 231–245, doi: 10.1007/s00374-016-1171-z
  10. Hernández-Hernández, R. M., A. Roldán, F. Caravaca, G. Rodriguez-Caballero, M. P. Torres, F. T. Maestre & M. M. Alguacil. 2017. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal assemblages in biological crusts from a Neotropical savanna are not related to the dominant perennial Trachypogon cover. Science of the Total Environment 575: 1203–1210, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.190
  11. Berdugo, M. S. Kéfi, S. Soliveres & F.T. Maestre. 2017. Vegetation spatial patterns identify alternative multifunctionality states in global drylands. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1: 3. doi: 10.1038/s41559-016-0003
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2016

  1. Valencia, E., J. L. Quero & F. T. Maestre. 2016. Functional leaf and size traits determine the photosynthetic response of ten dryland species to warming. Journal of Plant Ecology 9: 773-783. doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtv081
  2. Maestre, F. T., D. J. Eldridge, S. Soliveres, S. Kéfi, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, M. A. Bowker, J. Gaitán, M. Berdugo, A. Gallardo, R. Lázaro & P. García-Palacios. 2016. Structure and functioning of dryland ecosystems in a changing world. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 47: 215-237. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-121415-032311 PDF
  3. Ye, J-S., J. F. Reynolds, F. T. Maestre & F-M. Li. 2016. Hydrological and ecological responses of ecosystems to extreme precipitation regimes: A test of empirical-based hypotheses with an ecosystem model. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 22: 36–46, doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2016.08.001 PDF
  4. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, P. B. Reich, P. Trivedi, Y. Osanai, Y. Liu, K. Hamonts, T. Jeffries & B. K. Singh. 2016. Carbon content and climate variability drive global soil bacterial diversity patterns. Ecological Monographs 86: 373-390. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T., D. J. Eldridge & S. Soliveres. 2016. A multifaceted view on the impacts of shrub encroachment. Applied Vegetation Science 19: 369–370. doi: 10.1111/avsc.12254 PDF
  6. Valencia, E., M. Méndez, N. Saavedra & F. T. Maestre. 2016. Plant size and leaf area influence phenological and reproductive responses to warming in semiarid Mediterranean species. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 21: 31-40. PDF
  7. León-Sánchez, L., E. Nicolás, P. A. Nortes, F. T. Maestre & J. I. Querejeta. 2016. Photosynthesis and growth reduction with warming are driven by nonstomatal limitations in a Mediterranean semi-arid shrub. Ecology and Evolution 6: 2725–2738.
    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.2074/abstract
  8. Ulrich, W., S. Soliveres, A. Thomas, A. Dougill & F. T. Maestre. 2016. Environmental correlates of species rank – abundance distributions in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 20: 56–64. PDF
  9. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, D. J. Eldridge & B. K. Singh. 2016. Microsite differentiation alters the abundance of soil ammonia oxidizing bacteria in response to increasing aridity. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:505.
    http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00505/full
  10. Ochoa-Hueso, C. R., M. Delgado-Baquerizo, A. Gallardo, M. A. Bowker & F. T. Maestre. 2016. Climatic conditions, soil fertility and atmospheric nitrogen deposition largely determine the structure and functioning of microbial communities in biocrust-dominated Mediterranean drylands. Plant and Soil 399: 271-282. PDF
  11. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, D. J. Eldridge, M. A. Bowker, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, M. Berdugo, J. Val & B. K. Singh. 2016. Biocrust-forming mosses mitigate the negative impacts of increasing aridity on ecosystem multifunctionality in drylands. New Phytologist 209: 1540-1552. PDF
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  12. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, P. B. Reich, T. C. Jeffries, J. J. Gaitán, C. Campbell & B. K. Singh. 2016. Microbial diversity drives multifunctionality in terrestrial ecosystems. Nature Communications 7: 10541. PDF
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  13. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, A. Gallardo, D. J. Eldridge, S. Soliveres, M. A. Bowker, A. Prado-Comesaña, J. Gaitán, J. L. Quero, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, M. García-Gómez, P. García-Palacios, M. Berdugo, E. Valencia, C. Escolar, T. Arredondo, C. Barraza-Zepeda, B. Boeken, D. Bran, O. Cabrera, J. A. Carreira, M. Chaieb, A. A. Conceição, M. Derak, R. Ernst, C. I. Espinosa, A. Florentino, G. Gatica, W. Ghiloufi, S. Gómez-González, J. R. Gutiérrez, R. M. Hernández, E. Huber-Sannwald, M. Jankju, R. L. Mau, M. Miriti, J. Monerris, E. Morici, M. Muchane, K. Naseri, E. Pucheta, E. Ramírez, D. A. Ramírez-Collantes, R. Romão, M. Tighe, C. Torres-Díaz, J. Val, J. P. Veiga, D. Wang, X. Yuan & E. Zaady. 2015. Human impacts and aridity differentially alter soil N availability in drylands worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 36–45. PDF

2015

  1. Maestre, F. T., M. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., T. C. Jeffries, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, D. J. Eldridge, J. L. Quero, M. García-Gómez, A. Gallardo, W. Ulrich, M. A. Bowker, T. Arredondo, C. Barraza, D. Bran, A. Florentino, J. Gaitán, J. R. Gutiérrez, E. Huber-Sannwald, M. Jankju, R. L. Mau, M. Miriti, K. Naseri, A. Ospina, I. Stavi, D. Wang, N. N. Woods, X. Yuan, E. Zaady & B. K. Singh. 2015. Increasing aridity reduces soil microbial diversity and abundance in global drylands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 15684–15689. PDF
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  2. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y., L. Börger, J. L. Quero, M. García-Gómez, S. Soriano, F. T. Maestre & N. Gross. 2015. Traits of neighbouring plants and space limitation determine intraspecific trait variability in semi-arid shrublands. Journal of Ecology 103: 1647–1657. PDF
  3. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., A. Gallardo, F. Covelo, A. Prado-Comesaña, V. Ochoa & F. T. Maestre. 2015. Differences in thallus chemistry are related to species-specific effects of biocrust-forming lichens on soil nutrients and microbial communities. Functional Ecology 29: 1087-1098. PDF
  4. Xu, C., E. H. Van Nes, M. Holmgren, F. T. Maestre, S. Soliveres, M. Berdugo, S. Kéfi, P. A. Marquet, S. Abades & M. Scheffer. 2015. Can we infer plant facilitation from remote sensing? A test across global drylands. Ecological Applications 25: 1456-1462. PDF
  5. Almagro, M. F. T. Maestre, J. Martínez-López, E. Valencia & A. Rey. 2015. Climate change may reduce litter decomposition while enhancing the contribution of photodegradation in dry perennial Mediterranean grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 90: 214-223. PDF
  6. Soliveres, S., F. T. Maestre, M. Berdugo & E. Allan. A missing link between facilitation and plant species coexistence: nurses benefit generally rare species more than common ones. Journal of Ecology 103: 1183-1189. PDF
  7. Maestre, F. T., Escolar, C., R. Bardgett, J. A. D. Dungait, B. Gozalo & V. Ochoa. 2015. Warming reduces the cover and diversity of biocrust-forming mosses and lichens, and increases the physiological stress of soil microbial communities in a semi-arid Pinus halepensis plantation. Frontiers in Microbiology 6: 865. PDF
  8. Soliveres, S., T. Maestre, W. Ulrich, P. Manning, S. Boch, M. A. Bowker, D. Prati, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, J. L. Quero, I. Schöning, A. Gallardo, W. Weisser, J. Müller, S. A. Socher, M. García-Gómez, V. Ochoa, E.-D. Schulze, M. Fischer & E. Allan. 2015. Intransitive competition is widespread in plant communities and maintains species richness. Ecology Letters 18: 790–798. PDF
  9. Valencia, E., Gross, N., Börger, L., García-Gómez, M., Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Y., Quero, J. L., Tamme, R. & T. Maestre. 2015. Functional diversity enhances the resistance of ecosystem multifunctionality to aridity in Mediterranean drylands. New Phytologist 206: 660–671. PDF
  10. Soliveres, S., C. Smit & T. Maestre. 2015. Moving forward on facilitation research: response to changing environments and effects on the diversity, functioning and evolution of plant communities. Biological Reviews 90: 297–313. PDF
  11. Escudero, A., S. Palacio, T. Maestre & A. Luzuriaga. 2015. Plant life on gypsum: a review of its multiple facets. Biological Reviews 90: 1-18. PDF
  12. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., P. García-Palacios, R. Milla, A. Gallardo & F. T. Maestre. 2015. Soil characteristics determine soil carbon and nitrogen availability during leaf litter decomposition regardless of litter quality. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 81: 134–142. PDF
  13. Castillo-Monroy, A. P., M. A. Bowker, P. García-Palacios & F. T. Maestre. 2015. Aspects of soil lichen biodiversity and aggregation interact to influence subsurface microbial function. Plant and Soil 386: 303-316. PDF
  14. Escolar, C., F. T. Maestre & A. Rey. 2015. Biocrusts modulate warming and rainfall exclusion effects on soil respiration in a semi-arid grassland.Soil Biology & Biochemistry 80: 9-17. PDF

2014

  1. Soliveres, S., F. T. Maestre, D. J. Eldridge, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, J. L. Quero, M.A. Bowker & A. Gallardo. 2014. Plant diversity and ecosystem multifunctionality peak at intermediate levels of woody cover in global drylands. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 1408-1416. PDF
  2. Sala, O. E. & F. T. Maestre. 2014. Grass-woodland transitions: Determinants and consequences for ecosystem functioning and services. Journal of Ecology 102: 1357–1362. PDF
  3. Anadón, J.D., O. E. Sala & F. T. Maestre. 2014. Climate change will increase savannas at the expense of forests and treeless vegetation in tropical and sub-tropical Americas. Journal of Ecology 102: 1363–1373. PDF
  4. Gaitán, J. J., D. Bran, G. Oliva, F. T. Maestre, M. R. Aguiar, Esteban G. Jobbágy, G. Buono, D. Ferrante, V. Nakamatsu, G. Ciari, J. Salomone, V. Massara. 2014. Vegetation structure is as important as climate to explain ecosystem function across Patagonian rangelands. Journal of Ecology102: 1419–1428. PDF
  5. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, C. Escolar, A. Gallardo, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo & A. Prado-Comesaña. 2014. Direct and indirect impacts of climate change on microbial and biocrust communities alter the resistance of the N cycle in a semiarid grassland. Journal of Ecology 102: 1592–1605. PDF
  6. Gaitán, J. J., D. Bran, G. Oliva, F. T. Maestre, M. R. Aguiar, Esteban G. Jobbágy, G. Buono, D. Ferrante, V. Nakamatsu, G. Ciari, J. Salomone, V. Massara. 2014. Plant species richness and shrub cover attenuate drought effects on ecosystem functioning across Patagonian rangelands. Biology Letters 10: 20140673. PDF
  7. Berdugo, M., S. Soliveres & F. T. Maestre. 2014. Vascular plants and biocrusts modulate how abiotic factors affect wetting and drying events in drylands. Ecosystems 17: 1242–1256. PDF
  8. Ulrich, W., S. Soliveres, F. T. Maestre, R. Torices, N. J. Gotelli, J. L. Quero, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, E. Valencia, M. Berdugo, C. Escolar, M. García-Gómez, P. García-Palacios, A. Escudero, G. Alfonso, T. Arredondo, M. A. Bowker, D. Bran, O. Cabrera, A. Cea, M. Chaieb, A. A. Conceição, J. Contreras, M. Derak, D. J. Eldridge, C. I. Espinosa, A. Florentino, J. Gaitán, W. Ghiloufi, S. Gómez-González, J. R. Gutiérrez, E. Guzmán, R. M. Hernández, E. Huber-Sannwald, M. Jankju, R. L. Mau, M. Miriti, J. Monerris, M. Muchane, K. Naseri, A. Prina, E. Pucheta, D. A. Ramírez-Collantes, E. Raveh, R. Romão, D. Torres, C. Torres-Díaz, J. Val, J. P. Veiga, D. Wang, X. Yuan & E. Zaady. 2014. Climate and soil attributes determine plant species turnover in global drylands. Journal of Biogeography 41: 2307–2319. PDF
  9. Ulrich, W., S. Soliveres, W. Kryszewski, F. T. Maestre & N. J. Gotelli. 2014. Matrix models for quantifying competitive intransitivity from species abundance data. Oikos 123: 1057-1070. PDF
  10. García-Palacios, P., F. T. Maestre, M. A. Bradford & J. F. Reynolds. 2014. Earthworms modify plant biomass and nitrogen capture under conditions of soil nutrient heterogeneity and elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 78: 182-188. PDF
  11. Ochoa-Hueso, C. R., M. Arróniz-Crespo, M. A. Bowker, F. T. Maestre, M. E. Pérez-Corona, M. Theobald, M. G. Vivanco & E. Manrique. 2014. Biogeochemical indicators of elevated nitrogen deposition in semiarid Mediterranean ecosystems. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186: 5831-5842. PDF
  12. Soliveres, S., F. T. Maestre, M. A. Bowker, R. Torices, J. L.Quero, M. García-Gómez, O. Cabrera, A. Cea, D. Coaguila, D. J. Eldridge, C. I. Espinosa, J. J. Monerris, M. Tighe, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, C. Escolar, P. García-Palacios, V. Ochoa, J. Blones, M. Derak, W. Ghiloufi, J. R. Gutiérrez, R. M. Hernández & Z. Noumi. 2014. Functional traits determine plant co-occurrence more than environment or evolutionary relatedness in global drylands. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16: 164-173. PDF
  13. Soliveres, S. & F. T. Maestre. 2014. Plant-plant interactions, environmental gradients and plant diversity: a global synthesis of community-level studies. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 16: 154-163. PDF
  14. Sancho, L. G., F. T. Maestre & B. Büdel. 2014. Biological soil crusts in a changing world: Introduction to the special issue. Biodiversity and Conservation 23:1611–1617. PDF
  15. Bowker, M. A., F. T. Maestre, D. Eldridge, J. Belnap, A. Castillo-Monroy, C. Escolar & S. Soliveres. 2014. Biological soil crusts as a model system in community, landscape and ecosystem ecology. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 1619-1637. PDF
  16. Ladrón de Guevara, M., R. Lázaro, J. L. Quero, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, M. Berdugo, O. Uclés, C. Escolar & F. T. Maestre. 2014. Simulated climate change reduced the capacity of lichen-dominated biocrusts to act as carbon sinks in two semi-arid Mediterranean ecosystems. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 1787-1807. PDF
  17. Vicca, S., Bahn, M., Estiarte, M., van Loon, E. E., Vargas, R., Alberti, G., Ambus, P., Arain, M. A., Beier, C., Bentley, L. P., Borken, W., Buchmann, N., Collins, S. L., de Dato, G., Dukes, J. S., Escolar, C., Fay, P., Guidolotti, G., Hanson, P. J., Kahmen, A., Kröel-Dulay, G., Ladreiter-Knauss, T., Larsen, K. S., Lellei-Kovacs, E., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Maestre, F. T., Marhan, S., Marshall, M., Meir, P., Miao, Y., Muhr, J., Niklaus, P. A., Ogaya, R., Peñuelas, J., Poll, C., Rustad, L. E., Savage, K., Schindlbacher, A., Schmidt, I. K., Smith, A. R., Sotta, E. D., Suseela, V., Tietema, A., van Gestel, N., van Straaten, O., Wan, S., Weber, U. & Janssens, I. A. Can current moisture responses of soil respiration be extrapolated into the future? A synthesis of precipitation manipulation experiments. Biogeosciences 11: 2991-3013. PDF
  18. Guerrero, C., B. Stenberg, J. Wetterlind, R. A. Viscarra Rossel, A. M. Mouazen, R. Zornoza, F. T. Maestre, J. D. Ruiz-Sinoga & B. Kuang. 2014. Assessment of soil organic carbon at local scale with spiked NIR calibrations: effects of selection and extra-weight of the spiking subset. European Journal of Soil Science 65: 248-263. PDF
  19. Liu, B., Z. Liu, X. Lü, F. T. Maestre & L. Wang. 2014. Sand burial compensates for the negative effects of erosion in the dune-building shrubArtemisia wudanica. Plant and Soil 374: 263-273. PDF
  20. Hernandez, R. R., S. B. Easter, M. L. Murphy-Mariscal, F. T. Maestre, M. Tavassoli, E. B. Allen, C. W. Barrows, J. Belnap, R.C. Ochoa-Hueso, S. Ravi & M. F. Allen. 2014. Environmental impacts of utility-scale solar energy. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 29: 766-779. PDF

2013

  1. Maestre, F. T., C. Escolar, M. Ladrón de Guevara, J. L. Quero, R. Lázaro, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, V. Ochoa, M. Berdugo, B. Gozalo & A. Gallardo. 2013. Changes in biocrust cover drive carbon cycle responses to climate change in drylands. Global Change Biology 19: 3835–3847. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T. & Reynolds, J. F. 2013. Soil heterogeneity modulates responses to multiple global environmental changes in model grassland communities. In: Harris, C. C. (ed.) Microcosms: Ecology, Biological Implications and Environmental Impact. Pages 29-58. Nova Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-62618-661-3.
  3. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, A. Gallardo, M. A. Bowker, M. Wallenstein, J. L. Quero, S. Soliveres, V. Ochoa, B. Gozalo, M. García-Gómez, P. García-Palacios, M. Berdugo, E. Valencia, C. Escolar, A. Escudero, J. A. Carreira, T. Arredondo, C. Barraza-Zepeda, D. Bran, M. Chaieb, A. A. Conceição, J. Contreras, M. Derak, D. J. Eldridge, C. I. Espinosa, A. Florentino, J. Gaitán, W. Ghiloufi, S. Gómez-González, J. R. Gutiérrez, E. Hepper, R. M. Hernández, E. Huber-Sannwald, M. Jankju, J. Liu, R. L. Mau, M. Miriti, J. Monerris, E. Morici, M. Muchane, K. Naseri, A. Ospina, V. Polo, E. Pucheta, L. Quevedo-Robledo, E. Ramírez, D. A. Ramírez-Collantes, R. Romão, M. Tighe, D. Torres, C. Torres-Díaz, E. D. Ungar, J. Val, W. Wamiti, D. Wang & E. Zaady. 2013. Decoupling of soil nutrient cycles as a function of aridity in global drylands. Nature 502: 672-676. Abstract. PDF
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  4. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., L. Morillas, F. T. Maestre & A. Gallardo. 2013. Biocrusts control the nitrogen dynamics and microbial functional diversity of semi-arid soils in response to nutrient additions. Plant and Soil 372: 643-654. PDF
  5. Piñeiro, J., F. T. Maestre, L. Bartolomé & A. Valdecantos. 2013. Ecotechnology as a tool for restoring degraded drylands: a meta-analysis of field experiments. Ecological Engineering 61: 133-144. PDF
  6. Quero, J. L., F. T. Maestre, V. Ochoa, M. García-Gómez & M. Delgado-Baquerizo. 2013. On the importance of shrub encroachment by sprouters, climate, species richness and anthropic factors for ecosystem multifunctionality in semi-arid Mediterranean ecosystems. Ecosystems 16: 1248–1261. PDF
  7. Bowker, M. A., F. T. Maestre & R. L. Mau. 2013. Diversity and patch-size distributions of biological soil crusts regulate dryland ecosystem multifunctionality. Ecosystems 16: 923-933.
  8. García-Palacios, P., F. T. Maestre, J. Kattge & D. H. Wall. 2013. Climate and litter quality differently modulate the effects of soil fauna on litter decomposition across biomes. Ecology Letters 16: 1045–1053. PDF
  9. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., A. Gallardo, M. D. Wallenstein & F. T. Maestre. 2013. Vascular plants mediate the effects of aridity and soil properties on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 85: 273-282. PDF
  10. Gaitán, J. J., D. Bran, G. Oliva, G. Ciari, V. Nakamatsu, J. Salomone, D. Ferrante, G. Buono, V. Massara, G. Humano, D. Celdrán, W. Opazo & F. T. Maestre. 2013. Evaluating the performance of multiple remote sensing indices to predict the spatial variability of ecosystem structure and functioning in Patagonian steppes. Ecological Indicators 34: 181–191. PDF
  11. Ochoa-Hueso, C. R., F. T. Maestre, A. de los Ríos, S. Valea, M. R. Theobald, M. G. Vivanco, E. Manrique & M. A. Bowker. 2013. Nitrogen deposition alters nitrogen cycling and reduces soil carbon content in low-productivity semiarid Mediterranean ecosystems. Environmental Pollution 179: 185–193. PDF
  12. Delgado-Baquerizo, F. T. Maestre & A. Gallardo. 2013. Biological soil crusts increase the resistance of soil nitrogen dynamics to changes in temperatures in a semi-arid ecosystem. Plant and Soil 366: 35-47. PDF
  13. Gross, N., M. S. Soriano, L. Börger, Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, J. L. Quero, M. García-Gómez & F. T. Maestre. Uncovering multi-scale effects of aridity and biotic interactions on the functional structure of Mediterranean shrublands. Journal of Ecology 101: 637–649. PDF
  14. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, J. G. P. Rodríguez & A. Gallardo. 2013. Biological soil crusts promote N accumulation in response to dew events in dryland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 62: 22–27. PDF
  15. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. T. Maestre, A. Gallardo, J. L. Quero, V. Ochoa, M. García-Gómez, S. Soliveres, C. Escolar, P. García-Palacios, M. Berdugo, E. Valencia, B. Gozalo, Z. Noumi, M. Derak & M. Wallenstein. 2013. Aridity modulates N availability in arid and semiarid Mediterranean grasslands.PLoS ONE 8: e59807.
  16. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., F. Covelo, F. T. Maestre & A. Gallardo. 2013. Biological soil crusts affect small-scale spatial patterns of inorganic N in a semiarid Mediterranean steppe. Journal of Arid Environments 91: 147-150. PDF
  17. García-Palacios, P., F. T. Maestre & R. Milla. 2013. Community-aggregated plant traits interact with soil nutrient heterogeneity to determine ecosystem functioning. Plant and Soil 364:119–129. PDF
  18. Soliveres, S., F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero, P. García-Palacios, F. Valladares & A. P. Castillo-Monroy. 2013. Changes in rainfall amount and frequency do not affect the outcome of the interaction between the shrub Retama sphaerocarpa and its neighbouring grasses in two contrasted semiarid communities. Journal of Arid Environments 91: 104-112. PDF

2012

  1. Soliveres, S., D. J. Eldridge, F. Hemmings & F. T. Maestre. 2012. Nurse plant effects on plant species richness in drylands: The role of grazing, rainfall and species specificity. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 402-410. PDF
  2. Bowker, M. A. & F. T. Maestre. 2012. Inferring local competition intensity from patch size distributions: a test using biological soil crusts. Oikos121: 1914–1922
  3. Eldridge, D. J., F. T. Maestre, S. Maltez-Mouro & M. A. Bowker. 2012. A global database of shrub encroachment effects on ecosystem structure and functioning. Ecology 93: 2499
  4. García-Palacios, P., F. T. Maestre, R. Bardgett & H. de Kroon. 2012. Plant responses to soil heterogeneity and global environmental change. Journal of Ecology 100: 1303–1314. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T., R. Salguero-Gómez & J. L. Quero. 2012. It’s getting hotter in here: determining and projecting the impacts of global change on dryland ecosystems and on the people living in them. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 3062–3075. PDF
  6. Ulrich, W., M. Piwczyński, F. T. Maestre & N. J. Gotelli. Null model tests for niche conservatism, phylogenetic assortment and habitat filtering.Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 930-939. PDF
  7. Escolar, C., F. T. Maestre, I. Martínez & M. A. Bowker. Warming reduces the growth and diversity of biological soil crusts in a semi-arid environment: implications for ecosystem structure and functioning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 3087–3099. PDF  Dryad button
  8. Wang, Y., F. Ellwood, F. T. Maestre, Z. Yang, G. Wang & C. J. Chu. 2012. Positive interactions can produce species-rich communities and increase species turnover through time. Journal of Plant Ecology 5: 417-421. PDF
  9. Bradford, M., S. Wood, F. T. Maestre, J. F. Reynolds & R. Warren III. 2012. Contingency in ecosystem but not plant community response to multiple global change factors. New Phytologist 196: 462-471. PDF
  10. Soliveres, S., R. Torices & F. T. Maestre. Environmental conditions and biotic interactions interact to promote randomness in the phylogenetic structure of semi-arid plant communities: New methods help to avoid misleading conclusions. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 822-836. PDF  Dryad button
  11. Soliveres, S., R. Torices & F. T. Maestre. Evolutionary relationships can be more important than abiotic conditions in defining plant-plant interactions. Oikos 121:1638-1648. PDF  Dryad button
  12. Luzuriaga, A. L., A. M. Sánchez, F. T. Maestre & A. Escudero. 2012. Assemblage of a semi-arid annual plant community: Abiotic and biotic filters act hierarchically. PLoS ONE 7: e41270. PDF
  13. Maestre, F. T., Soliveres, S., Gotelli, N.J., Quero, J. L. & Berdugo, M. 2012. Response to Comment on “Plant Species Richness and Ecosystem Multifunctionality in Global Drylands”. Science 337: 155. PDF
  14. McCluney, K. E., Belnap, J., Collins, S, Cutts, B., González, A., Hagen, E. M., Holland, J. N., Kotler, B., Maestre F. T., Smith, S. & Wolf, B. O. 2012. Shifting species interactions in terrestrial dryland ecosystems under altered water availability and climate change. Biological Reviews 87: 563–582. PDF
  15. García-Palacios, P., J. I. Querejeta, F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & F. Valladares. 2012. Impact of simulated changes in rainfall regime and nutrient deposition on the relative dominance and isotopic composition of ruderal plants in anthropogenic grasslands. Plant and Soil 352:303–319. PDF
  16. Maestre, F. T., A. P. Castillo-Monroy, M. A. Bowker & R. Ochoa-Hueso. 2012. Species richness effects on ecosystem multifunctionality depend on evenness, composition and spatial pattern. Journal of Ecology 100: 317–330. PDF
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  17. Maestre, F. T., J. L. Quero, N. J. Gotelli, A. Escudero, V. Ochoa, M. Delgado-Baquerizo, M. García-Gómez, M. A. Bowker, S. Soliveres, C. Escolar, P. García-Palacios, M. Berdugo, E. Valencia, B. Gozalo, A. Gallardo, L. Aguilera, T. Arredondo, J. Blones, B. Boeken, D. Bran, A. Conceicao, O. Cabrera, M. Chaieb, M. Derak, D. Eldridge, C. I. Espinosa, A. Florentino, J. Gaitán, M. G. Gatica, W. Ghiloufi, S. Gómez-González, J. R. Gutiérrez, R. M. Hernández, X. Huang, E. Huber-Sannwald, M. Jankju, M. Miriti, J. Monerris, R. L. Mau, E. Morici, K. Naseri, A. Ospina, V. Polo, A. Prina, E. Pucheta, D. A. Ramírez-Collantes, R. Romão, M. Tighe, C. Torres-Díaz, J. Val, J. P. Veiga, D. Wang, E. Zaady. 2012. Plant species richness and ecosystem multifunctionality in global drylands. Science 335: 214-218. PDF
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  18. Santana, V.M., M. J. Baeza & F. T. Maestre. 2012. Successional seedling establishment after fire in Mediterranean Basin shrublands dominated by obligate seeders. Acta Oecologica 39: 51-60. PDF
  19. Raventós, J., T. Wiegand, F. T. Maestre & M. De Luis. 2012. A resprouter herb reduces negative density-dependent effects among neighboring seeders after fire. Acta Oecologica 38: 17-23. PDF

2011

  1. Gotelli, N. J., W. Ulrich & F. T. Maestre. 2011. Randomization tests for quantifying species importance to ecosystem function. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2: 634–642. PDF. Click here to see a video related to this article, which get the cover of the journal, and here to see a blog entry in the Methods in Ecology and Evolution blog.
  2. Soliveres, S., D. Eldridge, F. T. Maestre, M. A. Bowker, M. Tighe & A. Escudero. 2011. Microhabitat amelioration and reduced competition among understorey plants as drivers of facilitation across environmental gradients: towards a unifying framework. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 13: 247-258. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T. 2011. Avances recientes y retos en el estudio y evaluación de la desertificación: de la teoría a la práctica. Cuaderno Interdisciplinar de Desarrollo Sostenible 7: 37-60. PDF
  4. García-Palacios, P., M. A. Bowker, F. T. Maestre, S. Soliveres, A. Escudero, F. Valladares & J. Papadopoulos. 2011. Ecosystem development in roadside grasslands: biotic control, plant–soil interactions and dispersal limitations. Ecological Applications 21: 2806-2821. PDF
  5. Cortina, J., B. Amat, V. Castillo, D. Fuentes, F.T. Maestre, F. Padilla & L. Rojo. 2011. The restoration of vegetation cover in the Iberian southeast.Journal of Arid Environments 75: 1377-1384. PDF
  6. Maestre, F. T., M. A. Bowker, Y. Cantón, A. P. Castillo-Monroy, J. Cortina, C. Escolar, A. Escudero, R. Lázaro & I. Martínez. 2011. Ecology and functional roles of biological soil crusts in semi-arid ecosystems of Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 1282-1291. PDF
  7. Pugnaire, F. I., C. Armas & F. T. Maestre. 2011. Positive plant interactions in the Iberian Southeast: mechanisms, environmental gradients, and ecosystem function. Journal of Arid Environments 75: 1310-1320. PDF
  8. Castillo-Monroy, A. P., F. T. Maestre, A. Rey, S. Soliveres & P. García-Palacios. 2011. Biological soil crusts are the main contributor to soil CO2 efflux and modulate its spatio-temporal variability in a semi-arid ecosystem. Ecosystems 14: 835–847. PDF
  9. Bowker, M. A., R. L. Mau, F. T. Maestre, C. Escolar & A. P. Castillo-Monroy. 2011. Functional profiles reveal unique roles of various biological soil crust organisms in Spain. Functional Ecology 25: 787–795. PDF
  10. Eldridge, D. J., Bowker, M. A., F. T. Maestre, J. F. Reynolds, E. Roger & W. G. Whitford. 2011. Impacts of shrub encroachment on ecosystem structure and functioning: towards a global synthesis. Ecology Letters 14: 709–722. PDF
  11. Maestre, F. T., M. D. Puche, C. Guerrero & A. Escudero. 2011. Shrub encroachment does not reduce the activity of some soil enzymes in Mediterranean semiarid grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 1746-1749. PDF  Dryad button
  12. Soliveres, S., P. García-Palacios, A. P. Castillo-Monroy, F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & F. Valladares. 2011. Temporal dynamics of herbivory and water availability interactively modulate the outcome of a grass-shrub interaction in a semi-arid ecosystem. Oikos 120: 710-719. PDF
  13. García-Gómez, M. & F.T. Maestre. 2011. Remote sensing data predict indicators of soil functioning in semi-arid steppes, central Spain. Ecological Indicators 11: 1476-1481. PDF  Dryad button
  14. García-Palacios, P., M. A. Bowker, S. J. Chapman, F. T. Maestre, S. Soliveres, A. Gallardo, F. Valladares, C. Guerrero & A. Escudero. 2011. Early-successional vegetation changes after roadside prairie restoration modify processes related with soil functioning by changing microbial functional diversity. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 1245-1253. PDF
  15. Castillo-Monroy, A. P. & F. T. Maestre. 2011. La costra biológica del suelo: Avances recientes en el conocimiento de su estructura y función ecológica. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 84: 1-21. PDF
  16. García-Palacios, P., M. A. Bowker, F. T. Maestre, S. J. Chapman, S. Soliveres, A. Gallardo, F. Valladares, C. Guerrero & A. Escudero. Early-successional vegetation changes after roadside prairie restoration modify processes related with soil functioning by changing microbial functional diversity. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 1245-1253. PDF
  17. García-Palacios, P., F. T. Maestre & A. Gallardo. Soil nutrient heterogeneity modulates ecosystem responses to changes in the identity and richness of plant functional groups. Journal of Ecology 99: 551-562. PDF
  18. Castillo-Monroy, A. P., M. A. Bowker, F. T. Maestre, S. Rodríguez-Echeverría, I. Martínez, C. E. Barraza-Zepeda & C. Escolar. 2011. Are the functional effects of biological soil crusts mediated by the associated bacterial community? Insights from a semi-arid Mediterranean environment.Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 165–174. PDF

2010

  1. Maestre, F. T. & A. Escudero. 2010. Is the patch size distribution of vegetation a suitable indicator of desertification processes? Reply. Ecology 91: 3742-3745. PDF
  2. Chu, C. J., J. Weiner, F. T. Maestre, Y. S. Wang, C. Morris, S. Xiao, J. L. Yuan & G. Wang. 2010. Effects of positive interactions, competitive modes and abiotic stress on self thinning in simulated plant populations. Annals of Botany. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T. 2010. La hipótesis del gradiente de estrés, o cómo varían las interacciones entre plantas a lo largo de gradientes ambientales.Investigación y Ciencia 409: 9-11. PDF
  4. García-Palacios, P., Soliveres, S., Maestre F. T., Escudero, A., Valladares, F. & Castillo, A. P. Dominant plant species modulates responses to hydroseeding, irrigation and fertilization during the restoration of semiarid motorway slopes. Ecological Engineering 36: 1290-1298. PDF
  5. Cortina, J., N. Martín, F. T. Maestre & S. Bautista. Disturbance of the biological soil crusts and performance of Stipa tenacissima in a semi-arid Mediterranean steppe. Plant and Soil 334: 311–322. PDF
  6. Soliveres, S., L. DeSoto, F. T. Maestre & J. M. Olano. 2010. Spatio-temporal heterogeneity in abiotic factors can modulate multiple ontogenetic shifts between competition and facilitation. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 12: 227-234. PDF
  7. Castillo-Monroy, A. P., F. T. Maestre, M. Delgado-Baquerizo & A. Gallardo. 2010. Biological soil crusts modulate nitrogen availability in semi-arid ecosystems: insights from a Mediterranean grassland. Plant and Soil 333: 21-34. PDF  Dryad button
  8. Mouro, S., F. T. Maestre & H. Freitas. 2010. Weak effects of the exotic invasive Carpobrotus edulis on the structure and composition of Portuguese sand–dune communities. Biological Invasions 12: 2117–2130. PDF
  9. Eldridge, D., M. A. Bowker, F. T. Maestre, P. Alonso, R. L. Mau, J. Papadopoulos & A. Escudero. 2010. Interactive effects of three ecosystem engineers on infiltration in a semi–arid Mediterranean grassland. Ecosystems 13: 499-510. PDF
  10. Maestre, F. T., M. A. Bowker, C. Escolar, M. D. Puche, S. Soliveres, S. Mouro, P. García-Palacios, A. P. Castillo-Monroy, I. Martínez & A. Escudero. Do biotic interactions modulate ecosystem functioning along abiotic stress gradients? Insights from semi-arid Mediterranean plant and biological soil crust communities. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365: 2057-2070. PDF
  11. Bowker, M. A., S. Soliveres & F. T. Maestre. Competition increases with abiotic stress and regulates the diversity of biological soil crusts. Journal of Ecology 98: 551-560. PDF
  12. Bowker, M. A., F. T. Maestre & C. Escolar. 2010. Biological crusts as a model system for examining the biodiversity-ecosystem function relationship in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42: 405-417. PDF
  13. Delgado-Baquerizo, M., A. P. Castillo, F. T. Maestre & A. Gallardo. 2010. Changes in the dominance of N forms within a semi-arid ecosystem. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42: 376-378. PDF
  14. Mouro, S., F. T. Maestre & H. Freitas. Co-occurrence patterns and abiotic stress in sand-dune communities: their relationship varies with spatial scale and the estimator of stress. Acta Oecologica 36: 80–84. PDF

2009

  1. Cortina, J., F. T. Maestre & D. Ramírez. 2009. Innovations in semiarid restoration. The case of Stipa tenacissima L. grass steppes. En: S. Bautista, J. Aronson & R. Vallejo (ed.). Land Restoration to Combat Desertification: Innovative Approaches, Quality Control and Project Evaluation. Fundación CEAM. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T., M. D. Puche, M. A. Bowker, M. B. Hinojosa, I. Martínez, P. García-Palacios, A. P. Castillo, S. Soliveres, A. L. Luzuriaga, A. M. Sánchez, J. A. Carreira, A. Gallardo & A. Escudero. Shrub encroachment can reverse desertification in Mediterranean semiarid grasslands. Ecology Letters 12: 930–941. PDF. To see news related to this article (in Spanish) check here
  3. Maestre, F. T. & A. Escudero. Is the patch-size distribution of vegetation a suitable indicator of desertification processes? Ecology 90: 1729-1735.PDF. To see news related to this article (in Spanish) check here
  4. Maestre, F. T., I. Martínez, C. Escolar & A. Escudero. On the relationship between abiotic stress and co-occurrence patterns:An assessment at the community level using soil lichen communities and multiple stress gradients. Oikos 118: 1015-1022. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T., R. M. Callaway, F. Valladares & C. Lortie. 2009. Refining the stress-gradient hypothesis for competition and facilitation in plant communities. Journal of Ecology 97: 199-205. PDF. This article is the most cited article of Journal of Ecology in 2009
  6. Chu, C. J., J. Weiner, F. T. Maestre, S. Xiao, Y. S. Wang, Q. Li, J. L. Yuan & G. Wang. Positive interactions can increase size inequality in plant populations. Journal of Ecology 97: 1401-1407. PDF. This article has been selected by the editors of Journal of Ecology (Editor´s Choice). You can find the commentary here
  7. Chen, S. Y., J. Xu, F. T. Maestre, C. J. Chu, G. Wang & S. Xiao. 2009. Beyond dual-lattice models: incorporating species traits when modeling the interplay between facilitation and competition along environmental severity gradients.  Journal of Theoretical Biology 258: 266-273. PDF
  8. Pakeman, R.J., F. I. Pugnaire, R. Michalet, C. Lortie, K. Schiffers, F. T. Maestre & J. Travis. Is the cask of facilitation ready for bottling?A symposium on the connectivity and future directions of positive plant interactions. Biology Letters 5: 577-579. PDF
  9. Maestre, F. T. & M. D. Puche. 2009. Indices based on surface indicators predict soil functioning in Mediterranean semiarid steppes. Applied Soil Ecology 41: 342-350. PDF  Dryad button

2008

  1. Chu, C. J., F. T. Maestre, S. Xiao, J. Weiner, Y. S. Wang, Z. H. Duan & G. Wang. Balance between facilitation and resource competition determines biomass–density relationships in plant populations. Ecology Letters 11: 1189-1197. PDF
  2. Montès, N., F. T. Maestre, C. Ballini, V. Baldy, T. Gauquelin, M. Planquette, S. Greff, S. Dupouyet & J. B. Perret. 2008. On the relative importance of the effects of selection and complementarity as drivers of diversity-productivity relationships in Mediterranean shrublands. Oikos 117: 1345-1350. PDF
  3. Brooker, R.W., F. T. Maestre, R. M. Callaway, C. L. Lortie, L. Cavieres, G. Kunstler, P. Liancourt, K. Tielbörger, J. M. J. Travis, F. Anthelme, C. Armas, L. Coll, E. Corcket, S. Delzon, E. Forey, Z. Kikvidze, J. Olofsson, F. I. Pugnaire, P. Saccone, K. Schiffer, M. Seifan, B. Touzard & R. Michalet. 2008. Facilitation in plant communities: the past, the present and the future. Journal of Ecology 96: 18-34. PDF. This paper is “Highly Cited” according to ISI Web of Science/Essential Science Indicators
  4. de la Cruz, M., R. L. Romao, A. Escudero & F. T. Maestre. 2008. Where do seedlings go? A spatio-temporal analysis of seedling mortality in a semi-arid gypsophyte. Ecography 31: 720-730. PDF
  5. Quero, J.L., L. Gómez-Aparicio, R. Zamora & F. T. Maestre. 2008. Shifts in the regeneration niche of an endangered tree (Acer opalus ssp. granatense) during ontogeny: Using an ecological concept for application. Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 635-644. PDF
  6. Cayuela, L., J. M. Rey Benayas, F. T. Maestre & A. Escudero. Early environments drive diversity and floristic composition in Mediterranean old fields: Insights from a long-term experiment. Acta Oecologica 34: 311-321. PDF
  7. Méndez, M., D. García, F. T. Maestre & A. Escudero. 2008. More ecology is needed to restore Mediterranean ecosystems.A reply to Valladares & Gianoli. Restoration Ecology 16: 210-216. PDF
  8. Maestre, F. T., Escolar, C., Martínez, I. & Escudero, A. 2008. Are soil lichen communities structured by biotic interactions? A null model analysis.Journal of Vegetation Science 19: 261-266. PDF
  9. Chu, C. J.. Y.S. Wang, F. T. Maestre & G. Wang. 2008. On the relevance of facilitation in alpine meadow communities: An experimental assessment with multiple species differing in their ecological optimum. Acta Oecologica 33: 108-113. PDF
  10. Maestre, F. T. 2008. Espartales ibéricos. Investigación y Ciencia 384: 74-83. PDF
  11. Soliveres, S., P. García, A. P. Castillo, A. Escudero, F. Valladares y F. T. Maestre. 2008. Las interacciones planta-planta varían con el nivel de estrés abiótico: dos estudios de caso en clima semiárido.Cuadernos de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales 28: 271-276.
  12. Maestre, F. T. & Escudero, A. 2008. Introducción. En: F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & A. Bonet (eds.). Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: métodos y aplicaciones. Páginas 1-35. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-9849-308-5. PDF
  13. Maestre, F. T. & Quero, J. L. 2008. Análisis espacial mediante índices de distancia. En: F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & A. Bonet (eds.). Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: métodos y aplicaciones. Páginas 130-183. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ISBN: 978-84-9849-308-5. PDF
  14. Castillo, A. P., Maestre, F. T., Martínez, I., Escudero, A. & García, P. 2008. Evaluando el papel funcional de la biodiversidad y el patrón espacial: una aproximación experimental usando costra biológica. En: F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & A. Bonet (eds.). Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: métodos y aplicaciones. Páginas 618-637. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ISBN: 978-84-9849-308-5. PDF
  15. Gallardo, A. & Maestre, F. T. 2008. Métodos geoestadísticos para el análisis de datos ecológicos espacialmente explícitos. En: F. T. Maestre, A. Escudero & A. Bonet (eds.). Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: métodos y aplicaciones. Páginas 216-273. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ISBN: 978-84-9849-308-5. PDF
  16. Maestre, F. T. 2008. Algunas reflexiones sobre la Agenda 21, el desarrollo sostenible y el medio ambiente de Sax. El Castillo de Sax 25: 29-31.

2007

  1. Reynolds, J.F., D.M. Stafford Smith, E.F. Lambin, B.L. Turner II, M. Mortimore, S.P.J. Batterbury, T.E. Downing, H. Dowlatabadi, R.J. Fernández, J.E. Herrick, E. Huber-Sannvald, R. Leemans, T. Lynam, F.T. Maestre, M. Ayarza & B. Walker. 2007. Global desertification: Building a science for dryland development. Science 316: 847-851. PDF. To see news, press releases and enterviews related to this paper press here. This paper is “Highly Cited” according to ISI Web of Science/Essential Science Indicators
  2. Maestre, F. T. & J. F. Reynolds. 2007. Grassland responses to the heterogeneity and availability of two key resources. Ecology 88: 501-511. PDF  Dryad button
  3. Maestre, F. T. & J. F. Reynolds. 2007. Biomass responses to elevated CO2, soil heterogeneity and diversity: an experimental assessment with grassland assemblages. Oecologia 151:512-520. PDF  Dryad button
  4. Chu, C. J.. Y. S. Wang, G. Z. Du, F. T. Maestre & G. Wang. 2007. On the balance between niche and neutral processes as drivers of community structure along a successional gradient: insights from alpine and sub-alpine meadow communities. Annals of Botany 100: 807-812. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T., J. L. Quero, F. Valladares & J. F. Reynolds. 2007. Individual vs. population plastic responses to elevated CO2, nutrient availability and heterogeneity: a microcosm experiment with co-occurring species. Plant and Soil 296: 53-64. PDF
  6. Escudero, A., I. Martínez, A. de la Cruz, , M. G. Otálora & F. T. Maestre. 2007. Species-specific effects of soil lichens on the seedling emergence of three plant species from semiarid gypsum habitats. Journal of Arid Environments 70: 18-28. PDF
  7. Maestre, F. T., Ramírez, D. A. y Cortina, J. 2007. Ecología del esparto (Stipa tenacissima L.) y los espartales de la Península Ibérica. Ecosistemas16: 117-136.
  8. Reynolds, J. F., F. T. Maestre, P. R. Kemp, D. M. Stafford-Smith & E. Lambin. 2007. Natural and human dimensions of land degradation in drylands: causes and consequences. En: J. Canadell, D. Pataki & L. F. Pitelka (eds.). Terrestrial Ecosystems in a Changing World. Páginas 247-258. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-540-32729-5. PDF
  9. Maestre, F. T. y Bonet, A. 2007. I reunión del grupo de trabajo de ecología espacial de la AEET. Ecosistemas 16: 127-129.

2006

  1. Maestre, F. T. 2006. Linking the spatial patterns of organisms and abiotic factors to ecosystem function and management: Insights from semi-arid environments. Web Ecology 6: 75-87.
  2. Maestre, F. T. & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. Spatial heterogeneity in soil nutrient supply modulates nutrient and biomass responses to multiple global change drivers in model grassland communities. Global Change Biology 12: 2431-2441. PDF  Dryad button
  3. Maestre, F. T., N. Martin, B. Díez, R. López-Poma, F. Santos, I. Luque & J. Cortina. 2006. Watering, fertilization, and slurry inoculation promote recovery of biological crust function in degraded soils. Microbial Ecology 52: 365-377. PDF
  4. Maestre, F. T., F. Valladares & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. The stress-gradient hypothesis does not fit all relationships between plant-plant interactions and abiotic stress: Further insights from arid environments. Journal of Ecology 94: 17-22. PDF. This paper is “Highly Cited” according to ISI Web of Science/Essential Science Indicators
  5. Maestre, F. T. & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. Nutrient availability and atmospheric CO2 partial pressure modulate the effects of nutrient heterogeneity on the size structure of populations in grassland species. Annals of Botany 98: 227-235. PDF  Dryad button
  6. Maestre, F. T., M. Bradford & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. Soil heterogeneity and community composition jointly influence grassland biomass. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 261-270. PDF Appendix. Article selected by the editors of the Journal as one of the outstanding papers published in 2006, press here to see the commentary.
  7. Huber-Sannwald, E., F. T. Maestre, J. E. Herrick & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. Ecohydrological feedbacks and linkages associated with land degradation: A case study from Mexico. Hydrological Processes 20: 3395-3411. PDF
  8. Maestre, F. T. 2006. Linking the spatial patterns of organisms and abiotic factors to ecosystem function and management: Insights from semi-arid environments. Web Ecology 6: 75-87. Este artículo es uno de los más descargados de la revista. Más información aquí
  9. Cortina, J., F. T. Maestre, V. R. Vallejo, J. Baeza, A. Valdecantos & M. Pérez-Devesa. 2006. Ecosystem structure, function and restoration success: are they related? Journal for Nature Conservation 14: 152-160. PDF
  10. Maestre, F. T., S. Bautista & J. Cortina. 2006. Stipa tenacissima does not affect the foliar d13C and d15N of introduced shrub seedlings in a Mediterranean semiarid steppe. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 48: 897-905. PDF
  11. Martínez, I.,  A. Escudero, F. T. Maestre, A. de la Cruz, C. Guerrero & A. Rubio. 2006. Small-scale patterns of abundance of mosses and lichens forming biological soil crusts in two semi-arid gypsum environments.Australian Journal of Botany 54: 339-348. PDF
  12. Pausas, J.G., A. Bonet, F. T. Maestre & A. Climent. 2006. The role of the perch effect on the nucleation process in Mediterranean semi-arid oldfields. Acta Oecologica 29: 346-352. PDF
  13. Maestre, F. T. & J. F. Reynolds. 2006. Small-scale spatial heterogeneity in the vertical distribution of soil nutrients has limited effects on the growth and development of Prosopis glandulosa seedlings. Plant Ecology 183: 65-75. PDF
  14. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina & R. Vallejo. 2006. Are ecosystem composition, structure and functional status related to restoration success? A test from semiarid Mediterranean steppes. Restoration Ecology 14: 258-266. PDF
  15. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2006. Ecosystem structure and soil surface conditions drive the variability in foliar d13C and d15N of Stipa tenacissimain semiarid Mediterranean steppes. Ecological Research 21: 44-53. PDF
  16. Reinhart, K. O., F. T. Maestre & R. M. Callaway. 2006. Facilitation and inhibition of seedlings of an invasive tree (Acer platanoides) by different tree species in a mountain ecosystem. Biological Invasions 8: 231-240. PDF
  17. Maestre, F. T., J. F. Reynolds, E. Huber-Sannwald, J. Herrick & M. Stafford Smith. 2006. Understanding global desertification: Biophysical and socioeconomic dimensions of hydrology. En: P. D´Odorico & A. Porporato (eds.). Dryland Ecohydrology. Páginas 315-332. Springer, Dordrecth. ISBN: 1-4020-4261-2. PDF
  18. Maestre, F. T.  2006. Análisis y modelización de datos espacialmente explícitos en Ecología. Ecosistemas 15: 1-6.
  19. Maestre, F. T. 2006. La “Historia de Sax” o la importancia de un acontecimiento histórico. El Castillo de Sax 21: 9-10.

2005

  1. Maestre, F. T., M. Bradford & J. F. Reynolds. 2005. Soil nutrient heterogeneity interacts with elevated CO2 and nutrient availability to determine species and assemblage responses in a model grassland community. New Phytologist 168: 637-650. PDF
  2. Escudero, A., R. L. Romao, M. de la Cruz & F. T. Maestre. 2005. Spatial pattern and neighbor effects on Helianthemum squamatum seedlings in a semiarid Mediterranean gypsum community. Journal of Vegetation Science 16: 383-390. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T., A. Escudero, I. Martínez, C. Guerrero & A. Rubio. 2005. Does spatial pattern matter to ecosystem functioning? Insights from biological soil crusts. Functional Ecology 19: 566-573. PDF
  4. Maestre, F. T., F. Valladares & J. F. Reynolds. 2005. Is the change of plant-plant interactions with abiotic stress predictable? A meta-analysis of field results in arid environments. Journal of Ecology 93: 748-757. PDF. This paper is “Highly Cited” according to ISI Web of Science/Essential Science Indicators
  5. Maestre, F. T., F. Rodríguez, S. Bautista, J. Cortina & J. Bellot. 2005. Spatial associations and patterns of perennial vegetation in a semi-arid steppe: a multivariate geostatistics approach. Plant Ecology 179: 133-147. PDF
  6. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2005. Remnant shrubs in Mediterranean semi-arid steppes: effects of shrub size, abiotic factors and species identity on understorey richness and occurrence. Acta Oecologica 27: 161-169. PDF
  7. Reynolds, J. F., F. T. Maestre, E. Huber-Sannwald, J. E. Herrick & P. R. Kemp. 2005. Aspectos socioeconómicos y biofísicos de la desertificación.Ecosistemas 14: 3-21.
  8. Maestre, F. T. 2005. Historia natural del término municipal de Sax. En: F. Gil-Peláez (coord.) Historia de Sax, Tomo III. Páginas 21-72. Comparsa de Moros, Sax (Alicante). ISBN: 84-609-8203-3.
  9. Cortina, J. & Maestre, F. T. 2005. Plant effects on soils in drylands: implications on community dynamics and ecosystem restoration. En: D. Binkley & O. Menyailo (eds.). Tree Species effects in Soils: Implications for Global Climate Change, pp. 85-118. NATO Science Series, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. ISBN: 1-4020-3446-6. PDF

2004

  1. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina & S. Bautista. 2004. Mechanisms underlying the interaction between Pinus halepensis and the native late-successional shrub Pistacia lentiscus in a semiarid plantation. Ecography 27: 776-786. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2004. Do positive interactions increase with abiotic stress? A test from a semi-arid steppe. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B (Supplement) 271: S331-S333. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2004. Insights on ecosystem composition and function in a sequence of degraded semiarid steppes. Restoration Ecology 12: 494-502. PDF
  4. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2004. Are Pinus halepensis afforestations useful as a restoration tool in semiarid Mediterranean areas?. Forest Ecology and Management 198: 303-317. PDF
  5. Webster, R. & F. T. Maestre. 2004. Spatial analysis of semi-arid patchy vegetation using the cumulative distribution of patch boundary spacings and transition probabilities. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 11: 257-281. PDF
  6. Bellot, J., F. T. Maestre & N. Hernández. 2004. Spatio-temporal dynamics of chlorophyll fluorescence in a semiarid shrubland. Journal of Arid Environments 58: 295-308. PDF
  7. Bellot, J., F. T. Maestre, E. Chirino, N. Hernández & J. M. Ortiz de Urbina. 2004. Afforestation with Pinus halepensis reduces native shrub performance in a Mediterranean semiarid area. Acta Oecologica 25: 7-15. PDF
  8. Maestre, F. T. 2004. On the importance of patch attributes, environmental factors and past human impacts as determinants of perennial plant species richness and diversity in Mediterranean semiarid steppes. Diversity and Distributions 10: 21-29. PDF
  9. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina & F. Gil. 2004. Repoblaciones de Pinus halepensis y restauración de ecosistemas en medio semiárido. Cuadernos de la Sociedad Española de Ciencias Forestales 17: 181-186.
  10. Tongway, D. J., J. Cortina & F. T. Maestre. 2004. Heterogeneidad espacial y gestión de medios semiáridos. Ecosistemas 13: 2-19.
  11. Cortina, J. Bellot, A. Vilagrosa, R. Caturla, F. T. Maestre, E. Rubio, J. M. Martínez & A. Bonet. 2004. Restauración en semiárido. En: R. Vallejo & J. A. Alloza (eds.) Avances en la Gestión del Monte Mediterráneo, pp. 345-406. Fundación CEAM, Valencia. PDF
  12. Maestre, F. T. 2004. Entrevista a James F. Reynolds. Ecosistemas 13: 74-77.

2003

  1. Maestre, F. T., S. Bautista & J. Cortina. 2003. Positive, negative and net effects in grass-shrub interactions in Mediterranean semiarid grasslands.Ecology 84: 3186-3197. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista, J. Bellot & R. Vallejo. 2003. Small-scale environmental heterogeneity and spatio-temporal dynamics of seedling survival in a degraded semiarid ecosystem. Ecosystems 6: 630-643. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2003. Small-scale spatial patterns of CO2 efflux in a Mediterranean semiarid steppe. Applied Soil Ecology 23: 199-209. PDF
  4. Rillig, M. C., F. T. Maestre & J. Lamit. 2003. Microsite differences in fungal hyphal length, glomalin and soil aggregate stability in semiarid Mediterranean steppes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 35: 1257-1260. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T. 2003. Variaciones en el patrón espacial a pequeña escala de los componentes de la costra biológica en un ecosistema mediterráneo semiárido. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 76: 35-46. PDF
  6. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista & J. Bellot. 2003. Does Pinus halepensis facilitate the establishment of shrubs in Mediterranean semi-arid afforestations? Forest Ecology and Management 176: 147-160. PDF
  7. Maestre, F. T. 2003. Small-scale spatial patterns of two soil lichens in semi-arid Mediterranean steppe. The Lichenologist 35: 71-81. PDF
  8. Maestre, F. T. 2003. Plantas medicinales y tóxicas del término municipal de Sax. Comparsa de Moros y Ayuntamiento de Sax, Sax, 110 pp. ISBN: 84-607-7538-0.
  9. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista, J. Bellot & V. R. Vallejo. 2003. El papel de la heterogeneidad espacial en la restauración de un ecosistema semiárido degradado I. Dinámica espacio-temporal de la supervivencia. Ecología 17: 9-24.
  10. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista, J. Bellot & V. R. Vallejo. 2003. El papel de la heterogeneidad espacial en la restauración de un ecosistema semiárido degradado II. Factores ambientales condicionantes de la supervivencia. Ecología 17: 25-45.
  11. Maestre, F. T., F. Rodríguez, S. Bautista & J. Cortina. 2003. Análisis del patrón espacial de la vegetación en un espartal semiárido (Alicante, SE España) utilizando distintos métodos de análisis espacial y mallas de muestreo. I. Patrones individuales. Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural (Sección Biológica) 99: 159-172. PDF
  12. Maestre, F. T., F. Rodríguez, S. Bautista & J. Cortina. 2003. Análisis del patrón espacial de la vegetación en un espartal semiárido (Alicante, SE España) utilizando distintos métodos de análisis espacial y mallas de muestreo. II. Patrones de covariación. Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural (Sección Biológica) 99: 173-185. PDF
  13. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista, C. Bladé, J. Bellot & V. R. Vallejo. 2003. Bases ecológicas para la restauración de los espartales semiáridos degradados. Ecosistemas 12: 119-128.
  14. Maestre, F. T. 2003. La restauración de la cubierta vegetal en zonas semiáridas en función del patrón espacial de factores bióticos y abióticos.Ecosistemas 16: 127-129.
  15. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2003. Umbrales e indicadores del funcionamiento y estabilidad del ecosistema en espartales semiáridos degradados. En: Actas del VII Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, pp.  961-976. Softcongress S.L., Barcelona. ISBN: 84-688-2620-0.
  16. Martín, N., S. Bautista, F. T. Maestre & J. Cortina. 2003. Evaluación del papel de la costra biológica en los flujos de agua en un espartal semiárido: Diseño experimental y resultados preliminares. En: Actas del VII Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre, pp. 1458-1468. Softcongress S.L., Barcelona ISBN: 84-688-2620-0.

2002

  1. Maestre, F. T., S. Bautista, J. Cortina, G. Díaz, M. Honrubia & V. R. Vallejo. 2002. Microsite and mycorrhizal inoculum effects on the establishment of Quercus coccifera in a semi-arid degraded steppe. Ecological Engineering 19: 289-295. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T. & J. Cortina. 2002. Spatial patterns of surface soil properties and vegetation in a Mediterranean semi-arid steppe. Plant and Soil241: 279-291. PDF
  3. Maestre, F. T., M. T. Huesca, E. Zaady, S. Bautista & J. Cortina. 2002. Infiltration, penetration resistance and microphytic crust composition in contrasted microsites within a Mediterranean semi-arid steppe. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 34: 895-898. PDF
  4. Maestre, F. T., J. Cortina, S. Bautista, A. Vilagrosa & J. Bellot. 2002. Do Pinus halepensis afforestations serve to recover native shrub vegetation in Mediterranean semi-arid areas?. In: A. Faz, R. Ortiz & A. R. Mermut (eds.). Sustainable use and management of soils in arid and semiarid regions. Páginas 98-99. Quaderna Editorial, Murcia. ISBN: 84-95383-23-3.
  5. Maestre, F. T. 2002. La restauración de la cubierta vegetal en zonas semiáridas en función del patrón espacial de factores bióticos y abióticos. Edición electrónica. Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes, Alicante, 386 pp. ISBN: 84-688-0089-9.

2001

  1. Maestre, F. T., S. Bautista, J. Cortina & J. Bellot. 2001. Potential of using facilitation by grasses to establish shrubs on a semiarid degraded steppe.Ecological Applications 11: 1641-1655. PDF
  2. Maestre, F. T. 2001. Industrial development versus environmental conservation at local scale: A case study from southeastern Spain.Environmental Management 28: 141-148. PDF
  3. Webster, R. & F. T. Maestre. 2001. Spatial analysis of patchy vegetation on semi-arid steppe. In: P. Monestiez, D. Allard & R. Froideaux (eds.)geoENV III- Geostatistics for Environmental Applications. Páginas 535-537. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecth, The  Netherlands. ISBN: 0-7923-7107-0.
  4. Maestre, F. T. & V. J. Pascual. 2001. Estudio sectorial para un proyecto de paraje natural municipal en el Castillo de Sax (Alicante). Investigaciones Geográficas 25: 169-190. PDF
  5. Maestre, F. T. 2001. Desarrollo industrial y conservación del medio ambiente en el  término municipal de Sax (Alicante). El Castillo de Sax 12: 13-22.

2000

  1. Maestre, F. T. 2000. Listado de hábitats de interés comunitario del término municipal de Sax (Alicante, SE España). Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural (Sección Biológica) 96 (1-2): 193-203.
  2. Maestre, F. T. 2000. Estudio faunístico del término municipal de Sax (IV). El Castillo de Sax 8: 12-16.
  3. Maestre, F. T. 2000. El Medio Ambiente en Sax. Estado actual y propuestas de gestión. Universidad de Alicante y Ayuntamiento de Sax, Alicante, 192 pp. ISBN: 84-7908-591-6.

1999

  1. Maestre, F. T. 1999. Flora vascular del término municipal de Sax (Alicante). Ecología 13: 45-86.
  2. Maestre, F. T. 1999. Notas sobre la flora vascular endémica de Sax (Alicante). Blancoana 16: 3-21.
  3. Maestre, F. T. 1999. Efectos de la contaminación atmosférica sobre los vegetales. Quercus 162: 24-29.
  4. Maestre, F. T. 1999. Estudio faunístico del término municipal de Sax (III). El Castillo de Sax 7: 27-30.
  5. Maestre, F. T. 1999. Apuntes sobre la conservación y gestión de los espacios naturales de Sax. Revista del Vinalopó 2: 119-138.

1998

  1. Maestre, F. T. 1998. Contribución al conocimiento de la flora y vegetación de Sax (Alicante). Revista del Vinalopó 1: 105-118.
  2. Maestre, F. T. 1998. Adaptaciones de las plantas ibéricas a los suelos salinos. Quercus 143: 19-22.
  3. Maestre, F. T. 1998. Notas sobre la riqueza biológica del Castillo de Sax. Revista de Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos: 154-156.
  4. Maestre, F. T. 1998. Estudio faunístico del término municipal de Sax (II). El Castillo de Sax 6 : 30-33.
  5. Maestre, F. T. 1998. Estudio faunístico del término municipal de Sax (I). El Castillo de Sax 5: 2-5.
 
 
 
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