Selected previous publications

Valladares, F., D. Sánchez & M. A. Zavala. 2006. Quantitative estimation of phenotypic plasticity. Journal of Ecology 94: 1103–1116.

Sánchez, D.,  F.Valladares & M. A. Zavala. 2006. Functional traits and plasticity underlying shade tolerance in seedlings of four Iberian forest tree species. Tree Physiology 26: 1425-1433.

Sánchez, D.,  F. Valladares & M.A. Zavala. 2006. Performance of seedlings of Mediterranean woody species under experimental gradients of irradiance and water availability: trade-offs and evidences for niche differentiation. New Phytologist 170: 795–806.

Blanco, J.,  M.A. Zavala, B. Imbert & F. Castillo. 2005. Sustainability of forest management practices: evaluation through a simulation model of nutrient cycling. Forest Ecology and Management 213:209-228.

Rey, J.M., J. Navarro, T. Espigares, J. Nicolau & M.A. Zavala. 2005. Limiting effects of high radiation and weed competition on reforestation of Mediterranean abandoned cropland with contrasting Quercus species. Forest Ecology and Management,  212: 302–314.

Zavala, M.A. & R. Bravo. 2005. A mechanistic model of tree competition and facilitation in Mediterranean forests: scaling from tree physiology to stand dynamics. Ecological Modelling, 188: 76-92.

Zavala, M.A. & E. Zea. 2004. Mechanisms maintaining biodiversity in Mediterranean pine-oak forests: insights from a spatial simulation model. Plant Ecology 171: 197-207.

Zavala, M.A. 2004. Integration of drought tolerance mechanisms in Mediterranean sclerophylls: a functional interpretation of leaf-gas exchange simulators. Ecological modelling 176: 211-226.

Lookingbill, T. & M.A. Zavala. 2000. Spatial pattern of holm oak (Quercus ilex) and downy oak (Quercus pubescens) recruitment in Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis) dominated woodlands. Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 607-612.

Zavala, M.A., J.M. Espelta & J. Retana. 2000. Constraints and tradeoffs in Mediterranean plant communities: the case of holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) - Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.) forests. The Botanical Review 66: 119-149.

Zavala, M.A. & T. V. Burkey. 1997. Application of ecological models to landscape planning: the case of the Mediterranean basin. Landscape and Urban Planning 38: 213-227.

Zavala, M.A. & J.A. Oria de Rueda. 1995. Preserving biological diversity in managed forests: a meeting point for forestry and ecology. Landscape and Urban Planning 31: 363-378.