Representative publications
      Examples
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   Articles in international journals  
   Papers on ecology of mediterranean ecosystems  
   Papers on global changel  
   Papers on ecophysiology  
   Papers on evolutionary ecology and phenotypic plasticity  
   Papers on forest ecology and restoration ecology  
     
  2011  
    RAMÍREZ-VALIENTE, J.A., F. VALLADARES, A. DELGADO, S. GRANADOS, I. ARANDA. 2011.
Factors affecting cork oak growth under dry conditions: local adaptation and contrasting additive genetic variance intra-populations. Tree Genetics and Genome (In Press).
 
    NICOTRA, A.B., O.K.ATKIN, S.P.BONSER, A.M.DAVIDSON, E.J.FINNEGAN, U.MATHESIUS, P. POOT, M.D.PURUGGANAN, C.L.RICHARDS, F.VALLADARES & M.VAN KLEUNEN. 2011.
Plant phenotypicplasticityina changing climate. Trends in Plant Science (In Press)
 
     
  2010  
    RAMÍREZ-VALIENTE, J. A., Z. LORENZO, A. SOTO, F. VALLADARES, L. GIL, I. ARANDA. 2010.
Natural selection on cork oak: allele frequency reveals divergent selection in cork oak populations along a temperature cline. Evol. Ecol (2010) 24:1031–1044
 
    ESTESO MARTÍNEZ, J.; PEGUERO PINA, J.J.; VALLADARES, F.; MORALES, F.; GIL PELEGRÍN, E. 2010.
Self-shading in cork oak seedlings: Functional implications in heterogeneous light environments. Acta Oecologica 36: 423-430
 
    RAMÍREZ VALIENTE, J.A.; LORENZO, Z.; SOTO, A.; VALLADARES, F.; GIL, L.; ARANDA, I. 2010.
Natural selection on cork oak: allele frequency reveals divergent selection in cork oak populations along a temperature cline. Evol Ecol (2010) 24:1031–1044 DOI 10.1007/s10682-010-9365-6
 
    SOLIVERES, S.; GARCÍA PALACIOS, P.; CASTILLO MONROY, A.P.; MAESTRE, ESCUDERO, A.; VALLADARES, F. 2010.
Temporal dynamics of herbivory and water availability interactively modulate the outcome of a grass–shrub interaction in a semi-arid ecosystem. Oikos 000: 001–010, 2010 doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18993.x
 
    PAILLET, Y, L. BERGÈS, J. HJÄLTÉN, P. ÓDOR, C. AVON, M. BERNHARDT-RÖMERMANN, R.J. BIJLSMA, L. DE BRUYN, M. FUHR, U. GRANDIN, R. KANKA, L. LUNDIN, S. LUQUE, T. MAGURA, S. MATESANZ, M.T. SEBASTIÀ, W. SCHMIDT, T. STANDOVÁR, B. TÓTHMÉRÉSZ, A. UOTILA, F. VALLADARES, K. VELLAK, R. VIRTANEN. 2010.
Does biodiversity differ between managed and unmanaged forests? A meta-analysis on species richness in Europe. Conservation Biology 24: 101-112
 
    PAILLET, Y, L. BERGÈS, J. HJÄLTÉN, P. ÓDOR, C. AVON, M. BERNHARDT-RÖMERMANN, R.J. BIJLSMA, L. DE BRUYN, M. FUHR, U. GRANDIN, R. KANKA, L. LUNDIN, S. LUQUE, T. MAGURA, S. MATESANZ, M.T. SEBASTIÀ, W. SCHMIDT, T. STANDOVÁR, B. TÓTHMÉRÉSZ, A. UOTILA, F. VALLADARES, K. VELLAK, R. VIRTANEN. 2010.
Biodiversity in managed and unmanaged forests: compromises in data selection for meta-analysis do not mean compromised results. Reply to Halme et al.. Conservation Biology. 24: 1157–1160
 
    GIANOLI, E. SALDAÑA, A. JIMÉNEZ-CASTILLO, M. VALLADARES, F. 2010.
Distribution and abundance of vines along the light gradient in a southern temperate rainforest. Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 66–73.
 
    GODOY, O. P. CASTRO-DÍEZ, R.S.P. VAN LOGTESTIJN, J. H.C. CORNELISSEN & F. VALLADARES. 2010.
Leaf litter traits of invasive alien species slow down decomposition compared to Spanish natives: a broad phylogenetic comparison Oecologia 162:781–790, DOI 10.1007/s00442-009-1512-9
 
    GIMENO, T.E., K.E. SOMMERVILLE, F. VALLADARES, & O.K. ATKIN. 2010.
Homeostasis of respiration under drought and its important consequences for carbon balance in a drier climate: insights from two contrasting Acacia species. Functional Plant Biology 37, 323–333.
 
    PEMÁN,J., J.J. PEGUERO-PINA, F. VALLADARES & E. GIL-PELEGRÍN. 2010.
Evaluation of unventilated treeshelters in the context of Mediterranean climate: Insights from a study on Quercus faginea seedlings assessed with a 3D architectural plant model. Ecological Engineering 36: 517–526. doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2009.11.021
 
    PIAS, B., MATESANZ, S., ESCUDERO, A., GIMENO, T.E., & VALLADARES, F. 2010.
Effects of Global Change on early fitness components and offspring performance of an endemic Mediterranean gypsophyle. Oikos doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18232.x
 
    VALIENTE-BANUET, A., VERDÚ, M., VALLADARES, F. & GARCÍA-FAYOS, P. 2010.
Steep leaf angles influence community assembly in the mexical shrubland. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-009-1520-9
 
    DOBARRO, I. PECO, B & VALLADARES, F. 2010.
R:FR ratio segregates germination of grazing increasers from decreasers in Mediterranean grasslands. Acta Oecologica doi:10.1016/j.actao.2009.10.005
 
    RAMÍREZ-VALIENTE, J.A., SANCHEZ-GOMEZ, D., ARANDA, I., VALLADARES F. 2010.
Phenotypic plasticity versus local adaptation for leaf ecophysiological traits in thirteen contrasting cork oak populations under varying water availabilities. Tree Physiology doi:10.1093/treephys/tpq013
 
    RESCO,V. J. I. QUEREJETA, K. OGLE, J. VOLTAS, M.T. SEBASTIÀ, P. SERRANO-ORTIZ, J.C. LINARES, C. MORENO-GUTIÉRREZ, A. HERRERO, J.A. CARREIRA, P. TORRES-CAÑABATE & F. VALLADARES. 2010.
Stable isotope views on ecosystem function: challenging or challenged. Biology Letters doi: 6: 287–289
 
    GARCÍA-PALACIOS, P, SOLIVERES, S., F. T. MAESTRE, A. ESCUDERO, A. P. CASTILLO-MONROY & F. VALLADARES. 2010.
Dominant plant species modulate responses to hydroseeding, irrigation and fertilization during the restoration of semiarid motorway slopes. Ecological Engineering 36 (2010) 1290–1298.
 
    RAMÍREZ-VALIENTE, J.A., F. VALLADARES, A. DELGADO, S. GRANADOS, I. ARANDA. 2010.
Factors affecting cork oak growth under dry conditions: local adaptation and contrasting additive genetic variance intra-populations. Tree Genetics and Genome (In Press).
 
    MATESANZ, S. GIANOLI, E. & VALLADARES, F. 2010.
Global change and the evolution of phenotypic plasticity in plants. ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. The Year in Evolutionary Biology 3. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05704.x
 
  2009  
    DUARTE, C. M., J.C. ABANADES, S. AGUSTÍ, S. ALONSO, G. BENITO, J.C. CISCAR, J. DACHS, J.O. GRIMALT, I. LÓPEZ, C. MONTES, M. PARDO, A. F. RÍOS, R. SIMÓ, F. VALLADARES. 2009.
Cambio global: impacto de la actividad humana sobre el sistema Tierra (2ª edicion ampliada). Editorial Catarata – Colección Divulgación CSIC – Los Libros de la Catarata, Madrid. 252 pp.
 
    SILVIA MATESANZ, ADRIAN ESCUDERO & FERNANDO VALLADARES. 2009
Impact of three global change drivers on a Mediterranean shrub. Ecology 90: 2609–2621
 
    J . A. RAMIREZ-VALIENTE, Z. LORENZO, A. SOTO, F. VALLADARES, L. GIL & I . ARANDA. 2009.
Elucidating the role of genetic drift and natural selection in cork oak differentiation regarding drought tolerance. Molecular Ecology 18: 3803-3815
 
    MATESANZ, SILVIA, VALLADARES, FERNANDO & ESCUDERO, ADRIAN. 2009.
Functional ecology of a narrow endemic plant and a widespread congener from semiarid Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 73: 784–794
 
    SANZ-PEREZ, V., CASTRO-DIEZ, P., & VALLADARES, F. 2009.
Differential and interactive effects of temperature and photoperiod on budburst of two co-occurring Mediterranean oaks. Plant Biology 11:142-151
 
    MATESANZ, S., R. W. BROOKER, F. VALLADARES, & S. KLOTZ. 2009.
Effects of long-term climate change on marginal steppic vegetation: from the community to the species. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 299–310.
 
    RAMÍREZ-VALIENTE, J. A. VALLADARES, F.; GIL, L. & ARANDA, I.; 2009.
Population differences in juvenile survival under increasing drought are mediated by seed size in cork oak (Quercus suber L.). Forest Ecology and Management. 257: 1676-1683.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., ZAVALA, M.A., DAAN VAN SCHALKWIJK, RODRÍGUEZ URBIETA, I. VALLADARES, F. 2009.
Rank reversals in tree growth along tree size, competition and climatic gradients for four forest canopy dominant species in Central Spain. Annals of Forest Science 65: DOI: 10.1051/forest:2008040
 
    DURANTE, P., OYONARTE, C. & VALLADARES, F. 2009.
Influence of management and climate on the seasonal pattern of NDVI in Mediterranean ecosystems. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 177-185.
 
    MATESANZ, S. & VALLADARES, F. 2009.
Plantas ruderales. Investigación y Ciencia 390: 10-11.
 
    GODOY, OSCAR DAVID M. RICHARDSON, FERNANDO VALLADARES & PILAR CASTRO-DÍEZ. 2009
Displacement of flowering phenology in invasive alien plant species in three mediterranean-type ecosystems. Annals of Botany 103: 485-494
 
    GODOY, O., P. CASTRO-DIEZ, F. VALLADARES & M. COSTA-TENORIO. 2009.
Different flowering phenology of alien invasive species in Spain: evidence for the use of an empty temporal niche? Plant Biology 11: 803-811. doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2008.00185.x
 
    GIMENO, T.E., PIAS, B., J.P. LEMOS-FILHO & VALLADARES, F. 2009.
Plasticity and stress tolerance override local adaptation in the responses of Mediterranean Holm oak seedlings to drought and cold. Tree Physiology 29, 87–98, doi:10.1093/treephys/tpn007
 
    MAESTRE, F.T., CALLAWAY, R.M., VALLADARES, F. & LORTIE, C.J. 2009.
Refining the stress-gradient hypothesis for competition and facilitation in plant communities. Journal of Ecology 97: 199-205
 
     
  2008  
    VALLADARES, F. & NIINEMETS, Ü. 2008.
Shade tolerance, a key plant trait of complex nature and consequences. Annual Review of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution 39: 237-257.
 
    RINCÓN, ANA, FERNANDO VALLADARES, TERESA E. GIMENO, JOSÉ J. PUEYO 2008.
Water stress responses of two Mediterranean tree species influenced by native soil microorganisms and inoculation with a plant growth promoting rhizobacterium. Tree Physiology 28: 1693–1701
 
    BAQUEDANO, F. J., F. VALLADARES, & F. J. CASTILLO. 2008.
Phenotypic plasticity blurs ecotypic divergence in the response of Quercus coccifera and Pinus halepensis to water stress. European Journal of Forestry 127: 495-506
 
    VALLADARES, F., J. ZARAGOZA-CASTELLS, D. SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, S. MATESANZ, B. ALONSO, A. PORTSMUTH, A. DELGADO, & O. K. ATKIN. 2008.
Is shade beneficial for Mediterranean shrubs experiencing periods of extreme drought and late-winter frosts? Annals of Botany 102: 923–933.
 
    RAMÍREZ, D.A., F. VALLADARES, F. DOMINGO & J. BELLOT. 2008
Seasonal water-use efficiency and chlorophyll fluorescence response in Alpha grass (Stipa tenacissima L.) is affected by tussock size. Photosynthetica 46: 222-231.
 
    DE LA BANDERA, M.C., TRAVESET, A., VALLADARES, F. & GULÍAS, J. 2008
Gender, season and habitat: patterns of variation in photosynthetic activity, growth and fecundity in Thymelaea velutina. Acta Oecologica 34: 294 – 302.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., ZAVALA, M.A., DAAN VAN SCHALKWIJK, RODRÍGUEZ URBIETA, I. VALLADARES, F. 2008
Rank reversals in tree growth along tree size, competition and climatic gradients for four forest canopy dominant species in Central Spain. Annals of Forest Science 65: 605-613.
 
    VILA, M. VALLADARES, F. TRAVESET, A. SANTAMARIA, L. & CASTRO, P. 2008
Invasiones biológicas. CSIC, Madrid.
 
    ARANDA, I, T. MATTHEW ROBSON, J. RODRÍGUEZ-CALCERRADA & F. VALLADARES. 2008
Limited capacity to cope with excessive light in the open and with increased drought in the shade in Mediterranean Ilex aquifolium populations. Trees Structure and Function 22:375–384.
 
    VILLAR-SALVADOR, P., F. VALLADARES, S. DOMÍNGUEZ-LERENA, M. DE LAS HERAS, M. FERNÁNDEZ-PASCUAL, A. DELGADO & J.L. PEÑUELAS RUBIRA. 2008
Functional traits related to seedling performance in the Mediterranean leguminous shrub Retama sphaerocarpa: Insights from a provenance, fertilization, and rhizobial inoculation study, Environmental and Experimental Botany 64: 145–154.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., F. VALLADARES, & M. A. ZAVALA. 2008.
Interspecific variation of seedling biomass allocation, morphology and plasticity in response to irradiance and water availability: towards a mechanistic understanding of shade and drought tolerances in Mediterranean plants. Annals of Forest Science 65: 311-321.
 
    MATESANZ, S. ESCUDERO, A. & VALLADARES, F. 2008.
Additive effects of an invasive grass and water stress on the performance of gypsum plants under experimental conditions. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 287-296.
 
    PÉREZ-RAMOS, I. M., M. A. ZAVALA, T. MARAÑÓN, M. D. DÍAZ-VILLA, AND F. VALLADARES. 2008.
Impact of shrub-clearing of cork oak forests on understory biodiversity: a five-year study. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 3242–3253.
 
    RAMÍREZ, D. A., F. VALLADARES, A. BLASCO & J. BELLOT. 2008.
Effects of tussock size and soil water content on whole plant gas exchange in Stipa tenacissima L. Environmental and Experimental Botany 62: 376–388
 
    PULIDO, F, VALLADARES, F., CALLEJA, J.A., MORENO, G. & GONZÁLEZ-BORNAY, G. 2008.
Paleotropical relict trees coping with increasingly dry Mediterranean summers: interactive effects of irradiance and moisture on performance of Prunus lusitanica seedlings. Journal of Biogeography 35, 1425–1435
 
    QUILCHANO. C. , MARAÑÓN, T., PEREZ-RAMOS, I.M., NOEJOVICH, L., VALLADARES, F. & ZAVALA, M.A. 2008.
Patterns and ecological consequences of abiotic heterogeneity in managed cork-oak forests of Southern Spain. Ecological Research 23: 127–139.
 
    ZARAGOZA-CASTELLS, J., SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., HARTLEY, I.P., MATESANZ, S., VALLADARES, F., LLOYD, J. & ATKIN, O.K. 2008.
Climate-dependent variations in leaf respiration in a dry-land, low productivity forest ecosystem: the importance of acclimation in both high-light and shaded habitats. Functional Ecology 22: 172–184.
 
    TRAVESET, A. MORAGUES, E. , & F. VALLADARES. 2008.
Good performance in both sun and shade habitats leads to the spreading of invasive Carpobrotus spp. on Mediterranean ecosystems. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 45-54.
 
    VALLADARES, F., TENA, D., MATESANZ, S., BOCHET, E., BALAGUER, L., COSTA-TENORIO, M., TORMO, J., & GARCÍA-FAYOS, P. 2008.
Functional traits and phylogeny: inferring the main ecological process that determines species assemblage in roadside herbaceous communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 19: 381-392
 
    ARAGON, C., ESCUDERO, A. & VALLADARES, F. 2008.
Stress-induced dynamic adjustments of reproduction differentially affect fitness components of a semi-arid plant. Journal of Ecology 96: 222–229.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2008.
A mechanistic view of the capacity of forest to cope with climate change. En: F. Bravo, V. Le May, R. Jandl, Klaus von Gadow (Eds.), Managing Forest Ecosystems: the challenge of climate change. Springer Verlag, Berlin.
 
     
  2007  
    ROYER, D. L., L. SACK, P. WILF, C. H. LUSK, G. J. JORDAN, Ü. NIINEMETS, I. J. WRIGHT, M. WESTOBY, B. CARIGLINO, P. D. COLEY, A. D. CUTTER, K. R. JOHNSON, C. C. LABANDEIRA, A. T. MOLES, M. B. PALMER, AND F. VALLADARES. 2007.
Economics of ancient terrestrial ecosystems quantified from fossil leaves. Paleobiology 33: 574–589
 
    VALLADARES, F., GIANOLI, E. & GÓMEZ, J.M. 2007.
Ecological limits to plant phenotypic plasticity. Tansley Review. New Phytologist 176: 749-763.
 
    BELINCHÓN, R. MARTÍNEZ, I., ESCUDERO, A. ARAGÓN, G. & VALLADARES, F. 2007.
Edge effects on epiphytic communities in a Mediterranean Quercus pyrenaica forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 18: 81-90.
 
    MATESANZ, S. & F. VALLADARES.2007.
Improving revegetation of gypsum slopes is not a simple matter of adding autochthonous species: insights from a multispecies experiment. Ecological Engineering  30: 67-77.
 
    SANZ-PEREZ, V., CASTRO-DIEZ, P., & VALLADARES, F. 2007.
Growth versus storage: responses of Mediterranean oak seedlings to changes in nutrient and water availabilities. Annals of Forest Science 64 (2): 201-210.
 
    PUERTA-PIÑERO, C., J. M. GÓMEZ, AND F. VALLADARES. 2007.
Irradiance and oak seedling survival and growth in a heterogeneous environment. Forest Ecology and Management 242:462–469.
 
    ZARAGOZA-CASTELLS, J., SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., VALLADARES, F., HURRY, V., & ATKIN, O.K. 2007.
Does growth irradiance affect temperature-dependence and thermal acclimation of leaf respiration? Insights from a Mediterranean tree with long-lived leaves. Plant Cell and Environment 30: 820-833.
 
    MAESTRE, F. T., J. L. QUERO, F. VALLADARES, AND 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.
 
    VALLADARES, F. & GIANOLI, E. 2007.
How much ecology do we need to know to restore Mediterranean ecosystems? Restoration Ecology 15: 363-368.
 
    QUILCHANO. C. , MARAÑÓN, T., PEREZ-RAMOS, I.M., NOEJOVICH, L., VALLADARES, F. & ZAVALA, M.A. 2007.
Patterns and ecological consequences of abiotic heterogeneity in managed cork-oak forests of Southern Spain. Ecological Research DOI: 10.1007/s11284-007-0343-6.
 
    NIINEMETS, U., A. PORTSMUTH, D. TENA, M. TOBIAS, S. MATESANZ & F. VALLADARES. 2007.
Do we underestimate the importance of leaf size in plant economics? Disproportional scaling of support costs within the spectrum of leaf physiognomy. Annals of Botany 100: 283:303.
 
    MARTÍNEZ-ALONSO, C., F. VALLADARES, LÓPEZ ARIAS, M., SERRANO, M., CAMARERO, J.J. & RODRÍGUEZ, J.A. 2007.
Influence of intradecadal climate variability on canopy dynamics, secondary growth and cone production in an old-growth Scots pine forest under Mediterranean conditions. Forest Ecology and Management 253: 19-29.
 
    DUARTE, C. M., S. ALONSO, G. BENITO, J. DACHS, C. MONTES, M. P. BUENDÍA, A. F. RÍOS, R. SIMÓ, AND F. VALLADARES. 2007.
Cambio global: impacto de la actividad humana sobre el sistema Tierra. CSIC, Madrid. 167 pp.
 
    PUGNAIRE, F. & F. VALLADARES, (editores). 2007.
Functional plant ecology. CRC publishers.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2007.
El hábitat mediterráneo continental: un sistema humanizado, cambiante y vulnerable. En Paracuellos, M. (ed.) Funcionamiento, Biodiversidad y Conservación de los Ambientes Mediterráneos. Colección Medio Ambiente. Instituto de Estudios Almerienses (Diputación de Almería). Almería, pp. 219-239.
 
    ALONSO, B. & VALLADARES, F.
2007. International efforts on global change research. En: Chuvieco, E. (Ed.) Earth Observation of Global Change. Springer Verlag. Berlin.
 
    VALLADARES, F., & Ü. NIINEMETS. 2007.
The architecture of plant crowns: from design rules to light capture and performance. En F. Pugnaire & F. Valladares, (editores). Functional plant ecology. CRC publishers.
 
    KAPPEN, L. & VALLADARES, F. 2007.
Opportunistic growth and desiccation tolerance, the ecological success of the poiquilohydrous strategy. En: functional plant ecology. Editado por Pugnaire, F. & Valladares, CRC Press, New York.
 
     
  2006  
    MAESTRE, F. T., F. VALLADARES, AND 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.
 
    RICHARD J. HOBBS, SALVATORE ARICO, JAMES ARONSON, JILL S. BARON, PETER BRIDGEWATER, VIKI A. CRAMER, PAUL R. EPSTEIN, JOHN J. EWEL, CARLOS A. KLINK, ARIEL E. LUGO, DAVID NORTON, DENNIS OJIMA, DAVID RICHARDSON, ERIC W. SANDERSON, FERNANDO VALLADARES, MONTSERRAT VILÀ, REGINO ZAMORA, MARTIN ZOBEL. 2006.
Emerging ecosystems: theoretical and management aspects of the new ecological world order. Global Ecology and Biodiversity 15:1-7.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D, VALLADARES, F, & ZAVALA, MA. 2006
Performance of seedlings of Mediterranean woody species under experimental gradients of irradiance and water availability: trade-offs and evidence for niche differentiation. New Phytologist 170: 795-806.
 
    VALLADARES, F., D. SANCHEZ, AND M. A. ZAVALA. 2006.
Quantitative estimation of phenotypic plasticity. Journal of Ecology 94: 1103–1116.
 
    MATESANZ, S., F. VALLADARES, DAVID TENA, M. COSTA-TENORIO Y D. BOTE. 2006.
Early dynamics of plant communities in revegetated motorway slopes from southern Spain: is hydroseeding always needed? Restoration Ecology 14:297-307.
 
    GÓMEZ-APARICIO, L, VALLADARES, F, ZAMORA, R. 2006.
Differential light responses of Mediterranean tree saplings: linking ecophysiology with regeneration niche in four co-occurring species. Tree Physiology 26: 947–958.
 
    VALLADARES, F., & B. GUZMÁN-ASENJO. 2006.
Canopy structure and spatial heterogeneity of light in two understory layers of an abandoned Holm oak forest. Annals of Forest Science 63: 749–761.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, 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.
 
    VALLADARES F, & SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ D. 2006.
Ecophysiological traits associated with drought in Mediterranean tree seedlings: individual responses versus interspecific trends in eleven species. Plant Biology 8: 688-697.
 
    SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, D., M. A. ZAVALA, & F. VALLADARES. 2006.
Survival responses to irradiance are differentially influenced by drought in seedlings of forest tree species of the temperate-Mediterranean transition zone. Acta Oecologica 30: 322-332.
 
    RAMÍREZ, D. A., F. VALLADARES, A. BLASCO Y J. BELLOT. 2006.
Scaling up transpiration in tussock grass Stipa tenacissima L.: The complex interplay between morphology and physiology. Acta Oecologica 30: 386-398.
 
    NIINEMETS, U., & F. VALLADARES. 2006.
Tolerance to shade, drought and waterlogging of temperate, Northern hemisphere trees and shrubs. Ecological Monographs 76: 521–547.
 
    ESTESO-MARTÍNEZ, J., F. VALLADARES, J. J. CAMARERO, & E. GIL-PELEGRÍN. 2006.
Crown architecture and leaf habit are associated with intrinsically different light-harvesting efficiencies in Quercus seedlings from contrasting environments. Annals of Forest Science 63:511-518.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2006.
Certezas e incertidumbres sobre el impacto del cambio global en los ecosistemas terrestres. En: Carrión JS, Fernández S, Fuentes N (editores) Paleoambientes y cambio climático. Fundación Séneca - Agencia de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Región de Murcia, Murcia, pp 233-246.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2006.
Efectos del cambio climático. En: Heras, F. Valladares, F. & Gonzalez, M. 2006. Lo que usted debe saber sobre: cambio climático. León. Caja España, Rubín S.L.95 páginas.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2006.
Las consecuencias del cambio climático en España. Quercus 243: 22-30.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2006.
La disponibilidad de luz bajo el dosel de los bosques y matorrales ibéricos estimada mediante fotografía hemisférica. Ecología 20: 9-30.
 
     
  2005  
    VALLADARES, F., I. DOBARRO, D. SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, & R. W. PEARCY. 2005.
Photoinhibition and drought in Mediterranean woody saplings: scaling effects and interactions in sun and shade phenotypes. Journal of Experimental Botany 56: 486-494.
 
    PEARCY, R. W., H. MURAOKA, & F. VALLADARES. 2005.
Crown architecture in sun and shade environments: assessing function and tradeoffs with a 3-D simulation model. New Phytologist 166: 791–800.
 
    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.
 
    VALLADARES, F., S. ARRIETA, I. ARANDA, D. LORENZO, D. TENA, D. SÁNCHEZ, F. SUAREZ, AND J. A. PARDOS. 2005.
Quantitative estimation of phenotypic plasticity. Journal of Ecology 94: 1103–1116.
 
    BRITES, D., & F. VALLADARES. 2005.
Implications of opposite phyllotaxis for light interception efficiency of Mediterranean woody plants. Trees Structure and Function 19: 671–679.
 
    GÓMEZ-APARICIO, L., F. VALLADARES, R. ZAMORA, & J. L. QUERO. 2005.
Response of tree seedlings to the abiotic heterogeneity generated by nurse shrubs: an experimental approach at different scales. Ecography 28: 757-768.
 
    VALLADARES, F., J. PEÑUELAS, AND E. L. CALABUIG. 2005.
Ecosistemas terrestres. Pages 65-112 in J. M. Moreno, editor. Evaluación de los impactos del cambio climático en España. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Madrid.
 
    BOTE, D., F. VALLADARES, S. MATESANZ, & D. TENA. 2005.
Importancia de la tierra vegetal en la restauración de desmontes. Revista de Montes 80: 19-24.
 
     
  2004  
    PUGNAIRE, F. I., C. ARMAS, & F. VALLADARES. 2004.
Soil as a mediator in plant-plant interactions in a semi-arid community. Journal of Vegetation Science 15: 85-92.
 
    PEARCY, R.W. F. VALLADARES, WRIGHT, S.J. & LASSO DE PAULIS, E. 2004.
A functional analysis of the crown architecture of tropical forest Psychotria species: do species vary in light capture efficiency and consequently in carbon gain and growth? Oecologia 139: 163–177.
 
    VALLADARES, F., & D. BRITTES. 2004.
Leaf phyllotaxis: does it really affect light capture? Plant Ecology 174 (1): 11-17.
 
    MARTÍNEZ-FERRI, E., F. VALLADARES, E. MANRIQUE & L. BALAGUER. 2004.
Winter photoinhibition in the field involves different processes in four co-occurring Mediterranean tree species. Tree Physiology 24: 981–990.
 
    RIAÑO, D., VALLADARES, F., CONDES, S. & CHUVIECO, E. 2004.
Estimation of effective leaf area index, tree height, and covered ground from airborne laser scanner (Lidar) in two contrasting forests. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 124: 269–275.
 
    NIINEMETS, U. & VALLADARES F. 2004.
Photosynthetic acclimation to simultaneous and interacting environmental stresses along natural light gradients: optimality and constraints. Plant Biology 6: 254-268.
 
    GÓMEZ JM, VALLADARES F, PUERTA-PIÑERO C. 2004.
Differences between structural and functional heterogeneity caused by seed dispersal. Functional Ecology 18: 787-792.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2004.
Ecology: functions, patterns, and evolution. En: Encyclopaedia of Plant and Crop Science. Pp. 404-406. Marcell Dekker. New York.
 
    SANCHEZ-GOMEZ, D., VALLADARES, F. & ZAVALA, M.A. 2004.
Interactions between plastic responses to light and water availabilityin experiments with tree seedlings. En: Ecology, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Mediterranean type ecosystems of the World. Arianoutsou, M & Papanastasis, V. (eds.) Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 21-22.
 
    TENA, D., VALLADARES, F & BALAGUER, L. 2004.
The influence of phylogeny on functional grouping of species: a case study in herbaceous communities of Southern Spain En: Ecology, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Mediterranean type ecosystems of the World. Arianoutsou, M & Papanastasis, V. (eds.) Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 31-32..
 
    MATESANZ, S., TENA, D. & VALLADARES, F. 2004.
Understanding herbaceous communities as a tool for restoring degraded slopes in Mediterranean conditions. En: Ecology, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Mediterranean type ecosystems of the World. Arianoutsou, M & Papanastasis, V. (eds.) Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 41-42.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2004.
Global change and radiation in Mediterranean forest ecosystems: a meeting point for ecology and management. En: Ecology, Conservation and Sustainable Management of Mediterranean type ecosystems of the World. Arianoutsou, M & Papanastasis, V. (eds.) Millpress, Rotterdam, p. 1-4.
 
    PEARCY, R. W., H. MURAOKA, & F. VALLADARES. 2004.
Evaluating shrub architectural performance in sun and shade environments with the 3-D model Y-plant: are there optimal strategies? FSM Extended abstract.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2004.
El ambiente lumínico de los sotobosques ibéricos. Quercus 215: 28-35.
 
     
  2003  
    VALLADARES, F. LIBERTAD G. HERNÁNDEZ, IKER DOBARRO, CRISTINA GARCÍA-PÉREZ, RUBÉN SANZ AND FRANCISCO I. PUGNAIRE. 2003.
The ratio of leaf to total photosynthetic area influences shade survival and plastic response to light of green-stem leguminous shrubs seedlings. Annals of Botany 91:1-8.
 
    NIINEMETS, U, VALLADARES, F, CEULEMANS, R. 2003.
Leaf-level phenotypic variability and plasticity of invasive Rhododendron ponticum and non-invasive Ilex aquifolium co-occurring at two contrasting European sites. Plant Cell and Environment 26: 941-956.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2003.
Light and plants: from leaf form and function to coexistence and biodiversity. Paginas: 439-471. En: W. Beyschlag edit. Progress in Botany. Vol 64. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg.
 
    VALLADARES, F. 2003.
GLOBIMED, una red temática sobre cambio global y biodiversidad en ecosistemas forestales mediterráneos. Ecosistemas 2003/3.
 
     
  2002  
    VALLADARES, F, PEARCY, RW. 2002.
Drought can be more critical in the shade than in the sun: a field study of carbon gain and photoinhibition in a Californian shrub during a dry El Niño year. Plant Cell and Environment 25: 749.
 
    VALLADARES, F, SKILLMAN, J, PEARCY, RW. 2002.
Convergence in light capture efficiencies among tropical forest understory plants with contrasting crown architectures: a case of morphological compensation. American Journal of Botany 89: 1275.
 
    BALAGUER, L., F. I. PUGNAIRE, E. MARTINEZ-FERRI, C. ARMAS, F. VALLADARES, & E. MANRIQUE. 2002.
Ecophysiological significance of chlorophyll loss and reduced photochemical efficiency under extreme aridity in Stipa tenacissima L. Plant and Soil 240: 343-352.
 
    VALLADARES, F, CHICO, JM, ARANDA, I, BALAGUER, L, DIZENGREMEL, P, MANRIQUE, E, DREYER, E. 2002.
Greater high light seedling tolerance of Quercus robur over Fagus sylvatica is linked to a greater physiological plasticity. Trees, structure and function 16: 395.
 
    VALLADARES, F., P. VILLAR, M. FERNÁNDEZ-PASCUAL, S. DOMÍNGUEZ, J. L. PEÑUELAS, AND F. I. PUGNAIRE. 2002.
Early performance of the leguminous shrub Retama sphaerocarpa: effect of fertilization versus Rhizobium inoculation. Plant and Soil 240: 253-262.
 
    ZOTZ, G, P REICHLING, F VALLADARES 2002.
A simulation study on the importance of size-related changes in leaf morphology and physiology for carbon gain in an epiphytic bromeliad. Annals of Botany 90: 437-443.
 
    VALLADARES, F., E. MARTINEZ-FERRI, L. BALAGUER, E. PEREZ-CORONA, & E. MANRIQUE. 2002.
Plasticity, instability and canalization: is the phenotypic variation in seedlings of sclerophyll oaks consistent with the environmental unpredictability of Mediterranean ecosystems?. New Phytologist 156: 457-467.
 
     
  1996-2001  
    VALLADARES, F. & PEARCY, R.W. 1997.
Interactions between water stress, sun-shade acclimation, heat tolerance and photoinhibition in the sclerophyll Heteromeles arbutifolia. Plant, Cell and Environment 20: 25-36.
 
    VALLADARES, F, ALLEN, M.T. & PEARCY, R.W. 1997.
Photosynthetic responses to dynamic light under field conditions in six tropical rainforest shrubs occurring along a light gradient. Oecologia 111: 505.
 
    VALLADARES, F. & R. W. PEARCY. 1998.
The functional ecology of shoot architecture in sun and shade plants of Heteromeles arbutifolia M. Roem., a Californian chaparral shrub. Oecologia 114: 1.
 
    VALLADARES, F. AND F. I. PUGNAIRE. 1999.
Tradeoffs between irradiance capture and avoidance in semiarid environments assessed with a crown architecture model. Annals of Botany 83: 459.
 
    VALLADARES, F. & PEARCY, R.W. 1999.
The geometry of light interception by shoots of Heteromeles arbutifolia: morphological and physiological consequences for individual leaves. Oecologia 121: 171.
 
    MARTINEZ-FERRI, E., BALAGUER, L. VALLADARES, F., CHICO, J.M. & MANRIQUE, E: 2000.
Midday energy dissipation in four co-occuring tree species during the Mediterranean summer. Tree Physiology 20: 131-138.
 
    VALLADARES, F., S. J. WRIGHT, E. LASSO, K. KITAJIMA AND R. W. PEARCY. 2000.
Plastic phenotypic response to light of 16 congeneric shrubs from a Panamanian rainforest. Ecology 81 1925.
 
    VALLADARES, F., E. MARTINEZ-FERRI, L. BALAGUER, E. PEREZ-CORONA & E. MANRIQUE. 2000.
Low leaf-level response to light and nutrients in Mediterranean evergreen oaks: a conservative resource-use strategy? New Phytologist 148: 79-91.
 
    BALAGUER, L. MARTINEZ-FERRI, E. VALLADARES, F. PEREZ-CORONA, M.E., BAQUEDANO, F.J., CASTILLO, F.J. & MANRIQUE, E. 2001.
Population divergence in the plasticity of the response of Quercus coccifera to the light environment. Functional Ecology 15: 124-135.
 
    VALLADARES, F., SANCHO, L.G. & ASCASO, C. 1996.
Functional analysis of the intrathalline and intracellular chlorophyll concentrations in the lichen family Umbilicariaceae. Annals of Botany 78: 471.
 
 
     
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