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WP 1 - Regional analysis

4. Regional analysis of palm-community diversity, the services they may provide, and their use as indicators of ecosystem responses to human impacts (42).


A regional overview was published in:

Balslev, H. 2011. Palm harvest impacts in north-western South America. Doi 10.1007/s12229-011-9083-y. The Botanical Review77: 370-380.


Several papers on palm services and ecosystem responses were published with partners in other WPs:

Montúfar, R., F. Anthelme · J.-C. Pintaud & H. Balslev. 2011.Disturbance and resilience in tropical American palm populations and communities. Doi 10.1007/s12229-011-9085-9. The Botanical Review 77: 426–461. (with WP2 partners Montufar, Anthelme, Pintaud).

Macía, M. J., P. J. Armesilla, R. Cámara-Leret, N. Paniagua-Zambrana, S. Villalba, H. Balslev, M. Pardo-de-Santayana. 2011. Palm uses in northwestern South America: a quantitative review. DOI 10.1007/s12229-011-9086-8. The Botanical Review 77: 462–570. (with WP3 partners Macia, Cámara-Leret, Paniagua)

Bernal, R., C. Torres, N. García, C. Isaza, J. Navarro, M. I. Vallejo, G. Galeano & H. Balslev. 2011. Palm management in South America. doi 10.1007/s12229-011-9088-6. The Botanical Review 77: 607–646. (with WP5 partners Bernal, Galeano et al.)

Garcia, N., G. Galeano, R. Bernal & H. Balslev. 2013. Management of Astrocaryum standleyanum (Arecaceae) for handicaraft production in Colombia. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 11: 085–101. (with WP5 partners Garcia, Galeano, Bernal).


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