Title of symposium:
Invertebrates and ecological processes in modified tropical landscapes
Professor Roger KITCHING
Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University, Nathan, Queensland 4111, AUSTRALIA
Ms Lois KINNEEN,
Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University, AUSTRALIA
Assoc Prof Aki NAKAMURA, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardens, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA
List of speakers and presentation titles
Roger KITCHING (Griffith University, Australia)
INTRODUCTION. The dimensions of forest modification: what is lost and what is gained.
Akihiro NAKAMURA (Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Gardens, Yunnan, China)
Ecological Impacts of rubber plantations in south-western China
Jane HARDWICK (Griffith University, Australia)
Responses of Orthoptera to landscape-scale habitat modification in Sabah, Malaysia
Feilipe FRANCA (Lancaster University, UK & EMBRAPA Amazônia Oriental, Brazil)
How do climate shocks affect dung beetles and faecal-detritus processes in human-modified forests?
Tom FAYLE (University of Southern Bohemia Czech Republic)
Ants, fragmentation and function.
Lois KINNEEN (Griffith University, Australia)
The initial responses of insect herbivory to rainforest fragmentation
HOOD Amelia (University of Cambridge, UK)
Removing ants reduces ecosystem functioning in oil palm plantations in Sumatra, Indonesia
Marisa STONE, (Griffith University, Australia)
Recovery of insect-mediated leaf litter decomposition during reforestation