Azrag, A. G. A., Murungi, L. K., Tonnang, H. E. Z., Mwenda, D. and R, Babin, 2017. Temperature-dependent Models of Development and Survival of an Insect Pest of African Tropical Highlands, The Coffee antestia bug Antestiopsis thunbergii (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Thermal Biology.

Garedew, W., Lemessa, F. and F. Pinard, 2017. Assessment of Berry Drop due to Coffee Berry Disease and non-CBD Factors in Arabica Coffee under Farmers Fields of Southwestern Ethiopia. Crop Protection 98, 276-282.

Garedew, W., Hailu, B. T., Lemessa, F., Pellikka, P. K. E. and F. Pinard, 2017. Coffee Shade Tree Management: An Adaptation Option for Climate Change Impact for Small Scale Coffee Growers in South-West Ethiopia, 647-659. In, Leal, W. F., Simane, B., Kalangu, J., Wuta, M., Munishi, P. and K. Musiyiwa (eds.): Climate Change Adaptation in Africa: Fostering Resilience and Capacity to Adapt, Springer International Publishing AG.

Gichuhi, J.M., Ndegwa, P.N., Mugo, H.M., Guandarau, E.K., and R. Babin, 2017. Rearing Method and Developmental Biology of the African Coffee White Stem Borer, Monochamus leuconotus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Journal of Economic Entomology, 110(3), 1120–1126.

Hailu H. T., Siljander M., Maeda E.E. and P. Pellikka, 2017. Assessing Spatial Distribution of Coffea arabica L. in Ethiopia’s Highlands using Species Distribution Models and Geospatial Analysis Methods. Ecological Informatics 42:79-89.

Ndonye, S. and T. Johansson, 2017. Adaptation for Food Security and Ecosystem Resilience in Africa. JOTO Africa 21, 9.

Ndonye, S. and T. Johansson, 2017. Lessening of Climate change Starts with a Change in Human Activities. The Organic Farmer 140, 2, 6-7.

Ngowi B.V., Tonnang H.E.Z., Mwangi E.M., Johansson T., Ambale J., Ndegwa P.N. and S. Subramanian, 2017. Temperature-dependent Phenology of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae): Simulation and Visualization of Current and Future Distributions along the Eastern Afromontane. PLoS ONE 12(3).

Njeru, C. M., Ekesi, S., Mohamed, S.A., Kiboi, S., Maeda, E. E. and J.I. Kinyamario, 2017. Assessing Stock and Thresholds Detection of Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen along an Altitude Gradient in an East Africa Mountain Ecosystem. Geoderma Regional 10, 29-38.

Njihia, T.N., Torto, B., Murungi, L.K., Irungu, J., Mwenda, D.M., and R. Babin, 2017. Identification of kairomones of Second Instar Nymphs of the Variegated Coffee Bug Antestiopsis thunbergii (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Chemoecology 27:239–248.

Norfolk, O., Asale, A., Temesgen, T., Denu, D., Platts, P., Marchant, R. and D. Yewhalaw, 2017. Diversity and Composition of Tropical Butterflies along an Afromontane Agricultural Gradient in the Jimma Highlands, Ethiopia. Biotropica, 1-9. 

Norfolk, O., Jung, M., Platts, P.J., Malaki, P., Odeny, D. and R. Marchant, 2017. Birds in the Matrix: The Role of Agriculture in Avian Conservation in the Taita Hills, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 

Odanga, J. J., 2017. Climate change induced-effect on biology and ecology of avocado insect pests along altitudinal gradient of Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro. Doctoral dissertation, University of Nairobi. PhD Thesis.

 Odanga, J. J., Mohamed, S., Olubayo, F., Nyankanga, R., Mwalusepo, S., Subramanian, S., Johansson, T. and S. Ekesi, 2017. Datasets on Abundance of Common Blossom Thrips and Weather Variables in Small-scale Avocado Orchards at Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro. Data in Brief.

Odanga, J. J., Mohamed, S., Olubayo, F., Nyankanga, R., Otieno, I. A., Mwalusepo, S., Mwachala, G. and T. Johansson, 2017. Spatial Characterization of Common Blossom Thrips (Frankliniella schultzei) in Smallholder Avocado Orchards along Slopes of Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro. International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology 2(5), 2675-2678. 

Odanga, J. J., Olubayo, F, Nyankanga, R., Mwalusepo, S. and T. Johansson, 2017. Records of Arthropod Species Sampled from Avocado Plant (Persea americana Mill) in Smallscale Agro-ecosystems at Taita Hills and Mount Kilimanjaro. International Journal of Environment, Agriculture and Biotechnology 2(5), 2457-2465. doi:10.22161/ijeab/2.5.24.

Tonnang, H. E. Z., Hervéc, B.D.B., Biber-Freudenberger, L., Salifu, D., Subramanian, S., Ngowi, V. B., Guimapi, R.Y.A., Anani, B., Kakmeni, F. M.M., Affognon, H., Niassy ,S., Landmann, T., Ndjomatchoua, F.T., Sansao, A., Pedro, S.A., Johansson, T., Tanga, C.M., Nana, P., Fiaboe, K.M., Mohamed, S.F., Maniania, N.K., Nedorezov, L.V., Ekesi, S. and C. Borgemeister, 2017. Advances in Crop Insect Modelling Methods-Towards a Whole System Approach. Ecological Modelling 354: 88–103.




Ahmed, A.G., Murungi, L.K. and R. Babin, 2016. Developmental Biology and Demographic Parameters of Antestia bug Antestiopsis thunbergii (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), on Coffea arabica (Rubiaceae) at different constant temperatures. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 36 (3) 119–127.

Boitt, M., 2016. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing for Cropland Assessment and Modeling for Agro-ecological Zones: A Case Study of Taita Hills, Kenya. Ph.D. dissertation. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.

Calatayud, P.-A., Njuguna, E., Mwalusepo, S., Gathara, M., Okuku, G., Kibe, K., Musyoka, B., Williamson, D., Ong’amo,G., Juma, G., Johansson, T., Subramanian, S., Gatebe, E. and B. Le Ru, 2016. Can Climate-driven Change Influence Silicon Assimilation by Cereals and Hence the Abundance and Distribution of Lepidopteran Stem Borers in East Africa? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 224, 95-103.

Capitani, C., Mukama, K., Mbilinyi, B., Malugu, I. O., Munishi, P. K. T., Burgess, N. D., Platts, P. J., Sallu, S. M. and R. Marchant, 2016. From Local Scenarios to National Maps: A Participatory Framework for Envisioning the Future of Tanzania. Ecology and Society 21(3), 4. 

Chengula, F. and B. Nyambo, 2016. The Significance of Indigenous Weather Forecast Knowledge and Practices under Weather Variability and Climate Change: A Case Study of Smallholder Farmers on the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. International Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2(2): 031-043.

Cilas, C., Goebel, F. R., Babin, R. and J. Avelino, 2016. Tropical Crop Pests and Diseases in a Climate Change Setting- A Few Examples. In: Torquebiau E. (eds) Climate Change and Agriculture Worldwide. Springer, Dordrecht. Adaptation for Food Security and Ecosystem Resilience in Africa

De Meyer, M., Mwatawala, M., Copeland R.S. and M. Virgilio, 2016. Description of New Ceratitis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Africa, or how Morphological and DNA Data are Complementary in Discovering Unknown Species and Matching Sexes. European Journal of Taxonomy 233:1-23.

Denu, D., Platts, P.J., Kelbessa, E., Gole, T.W. and R. Marchant, 2016. The Role of Traditional Coffee Management in Forest Conservation and Carbon Storage in the Jimma Highlands, Ethiopia. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods.

Eshetu, G., Johansson, T. and W. Garedew, 2016. Rainfall Trend and Variability Analysis in Setema-Gatira Area of Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 11(32), 3037-3045. 

Jung, M., Hill, S. L. L., Platts, P. J., Marchant, R., Siebert, S., Fournier, A., Munyekenye, F. B., Purvis, A., Burgess, N. D. and T. Newbold, 2016. Local Factors Mediate the Response of Biodiversity to Land Use on two African mountains. Animal Conservation 20(4), 370-381. 

Mathayo, M.M., Majule, A. E., Sinclair, F. and R. Marchant, 2016. Relationships between on-farm Tree Stocks and Soil Organic Carbon along an Altitudinal Gradient, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Forests, Trees and Livelihoods.

Mathayo, M. M., Majule, A. E., Sinclair, F. and R. Marchant, 2016. Effect of Soil Properties on Tree Distribution across an Agricultural Landscape on a Tropical Mountain, Tanzania. Open Journal of Ecology 6, 264-276.

Motaroki, L., 2016. Assessment of Conservation Agriculture as an Adaptation Option to Climate Change in the Taita Hills, Kenya. M.Sc. thesis. Institute of Climate Change and Adaptation, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Mpanda, M. M., Majule, A. E., Marchant, R. and F. Sinclair, 2016. Variability of Soil Micronutrients Concentration along the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Applied and Environmental Soil Science.

Mwalusepo, S., Massawe, E.S. and T. Johansson, 2016. Spatially Continuous Dataset at Local Scale of Taita Hills in Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Data in Brief 8, 1115-1119. 

Ntiri, E. S., Calatayud, P-A., Van den Berg, J., Schulthess, F. and B. P. Le Ru, 2016. Influence of Temperature on Intra- and Interspecific Resource Utilization within a Community of Lepidopteran Maize Stemborers. PLos ONE 11(2).

Roques, A., Copeland, R. S., Soldati, L., Denux, O. and M-A. Auger-Rozenberg, 2016. Megastigmus seed chalcids (Hymenoptera, Torymidae) Radiated much more on Angiosperms than Previously Considered. I- Description of 8 New Species from Kenya, with a Key to the Females of Eastern and Southern Africa. ZooKeys 585: 51–124.




Abdelmutalab, A.G., 2015. Impact of Temperature and Other Agroecological Factors on the Bioecology of Antestia Bugs, Antestiopsis orbitalis (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Coffea arabica L. PhD dissertation. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.

Boitt, M., Ndegwa, C. and P. Pellikka, 2015. Land Suitability Assessment For Effective Crop Production, a Case Study of Taita Hills, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Informatics 6 (2): 23–31.

Capitani, C., Norfolk, O., Platts, P., Burgess, N., Mukama, K., Mbilinyi, B., Malugu, I., Munishi, P. and R. Marchant, 2015. Exploring the Future Land use Biodiversity-climate Nexus in East Africa: An Application of Participatory Scenario Analysis. Newsletter of the Global Land Project, Issue 12, November 2015: pp 10–13.

Chengula, F., 2015. Traditional Weather Forecast and Dissemination Practices, Challenges and Opportunities: The Case of Moshi Rural District in Kilimanjaro. M.Sc. thesis. Center for Climate Change Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Unpublished.

Eshetu, G., 2015. Adaptation Options of Small-Scale Farmers to the Climate Change Impacts in Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. M.Sc. thesis. Department of Agronomy, Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia. Unpublished.

Hailu, B., Maeda, E. E., Heiskanen, J. and P. Pellikka, 2015. Reconstructing Pre-agricultural Expansion Vegetation Cover of Ethiopia. Applied Geography 62 (2015) 357–365.

Hailu, B., Maeda, E. E., Hurskainen, P., Pellikka, P and M. Pfeifer, 2015. Identifying Potential Areas of Understory Coffee in Ethiopia’s Highlands using Predictive Modeling. International Journal of Remote Sensing 36:11, 2898–2919.

Hailu, B.T., 2015. Multi-scale Assessment of Land Changes in Ethiopia: Understanding the Impact of Human Activities on Ecosystem Services. PhD dissertation. Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Landmann, T. and T. Johansson, 2015. Earth Observation and Emerging Environmental Concerns. PositionIT, ee Publishers.

Luvonga, E.B., 2015. Diversity and Pollination Activity of Flower Visiting Insects Associated with Avocado along the Slopes of Taita Hills in Kenya. M.Sc. thesis. Department of Biological Sciences, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya. Unpublished.

Mwalusepo, S., 2015. Modelling the Impact of Climate Change to the Maize Stem Borer Communities and their Main Natural Enemies along Altitudinal Gradients in East Africa. Ph. D. dissertation. Mathematics Department, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Mwalusepo, S., Estomih, S.M., Affognon, H., Okuku, G.O., Kingori, S., Mburu, P.D.M., Ong’amo, G.O., Muchugu, E., Calatayud, P-A., Landmann, T., Muli, E., Raina, S. K., Johansson, T. and B.P. Le Ru, 2015. Smallholder Farmers’ Perspectives on Climatic Variability and Adaptation Strategies in East Africa: The Case Study of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Taita and Machakos Hills in Kenya. Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change 6:313.

Mwalusepo, S., Tonnang, H.H., Massawe, E.S., Okuku, G.O., Khadioli, N., Johansson, T., Calatayud, P.A. and B. P. Le Ru, 2015. Predicting the Impact of Temperature Change on the Future Distribution of Maize Stem Borers and Their Natural Enemies along East African Mountain Gradients Using Phenology Models. PLoS One 10 (6): e0130427. 

Njeru, C.; Calatayud, P.-A.; Le Ru, B.; Mohamed, S.; Ndonye, S. and T. Johansson, 2015. Promoting Soil Health and Productivity in Eastern Arc Mountain Ecosystems through Collaboration and Networks. In FAO, Understanding Mountain Soils: A contribution from Mountain Areas to the International Year of Soils 2015, by Romeo, R., Vita, A., Manuelli, S., Zanini, E., Freppaz, M. & Stanchi, S. Rome, Italy, p 119–121.

Njuguna, E., 2015. Variation of Silicon in Soils and Maize Plants along Altitudinal Gradients and its Relationship with Distribution of Lepidoptera Stem Borers. M.Sc. thesis. Chemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya. Unpublished.

Njuguna, E., Gathara, M., Nadir, S., Mwalusepo, S., Williamson, D., Mathé, P.-E., Kimani, J., Landmann, T., Juma, G., Ong’amo G., Gatebe, E., Le Ru, B.P. and P.-A. Calatayud, 2015. Characteristics of Soils in Selected Maize Growing Sites along Altitudinal Gradients in East African highlands. Data in Brief, 5, 138–144.

Njuguna, E., Le Ru, B., Okuku, G., Gathara, M., Mwalusepo, S., Juma, G., Sambai, K.,Johansson, T., Ong’amo, G.,Gatebe, E. and P.-A. Calatayud, 2015. Variation of Soil Nutrients in Maize Growing Areas along the Altitudinal Gradient of Taita Hills Transect in Kenya. International Journal of Contemporary Applied Sciences 2(4), 1-8.

Olmi, M., Copeland, R.S. and A. Guglielmino, 2015. An Updated Checklist of Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera) of Kenya and Burundi, with Descriptions of Thirteen New Species. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 55 (1), 333-380.

Piiroinen, R., Heiskanen, J., Mõttus, M. and P. Pellikka, 2015. Classification of Crops across Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscape in Kenya Using AisaEAGLE Imaging Spectroscopy Data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 39, 1–8.

Platts, P.J., Omeny, P.A. and R. Marchant, 2015. Assessing Regional Climate Model Performance in Simulating Rainfall over Eastern Africa. International Journal of Climatology.

Platts, P.J., Omeny, P.A., and R. Marchant, 2015. AFRICLIM: High-resolution Climate Projections for ecological Applications in Africa. African Journal of Ecology 53, 103–108.

Shirima, K. C., 2015. Agroecosystems’ Resilience to Damage: Determination of Index of Susceptibility to Climate Change in Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. M.Sc. thesis. Center for Climate Change Studies, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 

Vaughn, R. S., Kirk-Spriggs, A. H. and R. Copeland, 2015. A New Species of Alhajarmyia Stuckenberg (Diptera: Vermileonidae), The First Wormlion Fly Described from East Africa and its Biogeographical Implications. Zootaxa 4044 (4), 556-566.

Yisahak, T., 2015. Socioeconomic Assessment of Coffee Farmers’ Vulnerability to the Impacts of Climate Change in Jimma (Southwestern Ethiopia). M.Sc. thesis. Department of Horticulture and Plant Science, Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia. Unpublished.




Achola, S.M., 2014. Assessment of the Potential for Integration of Ecosystem-Based Approaches and Local Indigenous Knowledge into Climate Change Adaptation in the Taita Hills, Kenya. M.Sc. thesis. Department of Meteorology, University of Nairobi, Kenya. Unpublished.

Bayliss, J., Schaafsma, M., Balmford, A., Burgess, N. D., Green, J., Madoffe, S. S., Okayasu, S., Peh, K. S-H., Platts, P. J. and D. W. Yu, 2014. The Current and Future Value of Nature-based Tourism in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Ecosystem Services 8, 75–83.

Boitt, M., Pellikka, P. and C. Ndegwa, 2014. Spectral Variability Analysis for Crop Species Identification using Hyperspectral Data - A Case Study of Taita Hills, Kenya. EARSeL workshop proceedings.

Boitt, M.K., Ndegwa, C. and P. Pellikka, 2014. Using Hyperspectral Data to Identify Crops in a Cultivated Landscape – A Case Study of Taita Hills, Kenya. Earth Science & Climatic Change 5(9): 1–4.

Boitt, M.K., Ndegwa, C.N. and P. Pellikka, 2014. Modelling the Impacts of Climate Change on Agro-Ecological Zones - A Case Study of Taita Hills, Kenya. Universal Journal of Geoscience 2(6): 172–179.

Bura, M., 2014. Assessment of Impacts of Land use/Land cover Changes on Streamflows upstream Nyumba ya Mungu Reservoir. M.Sc. thesis. Unpublished.

Burgess, N., Balmford, A., Platts, P. J., Schaafsma, M. and N. Doggart (eds.), Valuing the Arc. The Arc Journal 29. Tanzania Forest Conservation Group, Biannual Newsletter Issue No 29, June 2014, pp. 1–24.

Gillson, L. and R. Marchant, 2014. From Myopia to Clarity: Sharpening the Focus of Ecosystem Management through the Lens of Palaeoecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29, 317–325.

Hailu, B. T., Maeda, E.E., Pellikka, P. and M. Pfeifer, 2014. Identifying Potential Areas of Understory Coffee in Ethiopia’s Highlands using Predictive Modelling. International Journal of Remote Sensing 36 (11), 2898–2919.

Hailu, B., Hurskainen, P., Maeda, E.E. and P. Pellikka, 2014. Object Based Image Analysis for Distinguishing Indigenous and Exotic Forests in Coffee Production Areas of Ethiopia. Applied Geomatics 6: 207–214.

Johansson, T., 2014. Community-based Adaptation Action Planning in Northern Tanzania. JOTO Africa 15, 6.

Khadioli, N. et al. 2014. Effect of Temperature on the Phenology of Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera, Crambidae); Simulation of Life-table Parameters and Visualization of Spatial Pest’s Risk in Africa. Bulletin of Entomological Research 104 (6), 809–822.

Khadioli, N., Tonnang, ZEH., Ong’amo, G., Kroschel, J., and B, 2014. Effect of Temperature on the Life History Parameters of Noctuid Lepidopteran Stem Borers, Busseola fusca (Fuller) and Sesamia calamistis Hampson. Annals of Applied Biology 165(3): 373–386.

Kilima, F. T. M., Kadigi, R. M. J., Kashaigili J. J., Jumanne, A., Steven, C. and S. Shimbe, 2014. Users’ Knowledge and Perception of Ecosystem Services in Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania and Taita Hills, Kenya. Journal of Continuing Education and Extension 5 (2), 738–759.

Kishiwa, P., 2014. Investigation of Surface Water Availability Dynamics by Using Coupled SWAT and WEAP Models: Case of Upstream of Pangani River Basin. M.Sc. thesis. Unpublished.

Landmann, T. and O. Dubovyk, 2014. Spatial Analysis of Human-induced Vegetation Productivity Decline over Eastern Africa using a Decade (2001-2011) of Medium Resolution MODIS Time-series Data. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 33: 76–82.

Landmann, T., Piiroinen, R., Makori, D.M., Abel-Rahman, E.M., Makau, S., Pellikka, P. and S. K. Raina, 2014. Application of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing for Flower Mapping in African Savannas. Remote Sensing of Environment.

Maeda, E.E, 2014. Downscaling MODIS LST in the East African Mountains using Elevation Gradient and Land-cover Information. International Journal of Remote Sensing 35(9): 3094-3108.

Maeda, E.E, J. Heiskanen, K.W. Thijs and P.K.E. Pellikka, 2014. Season-dependence of Remote Sensing Indicators of Tree Species Diversity. Remote Sensing Letters 5(5): 404–412.

Maeda, E.E. and P. Hurskainen, 2014. Spatio-temporal Characterization of Land Surface Temperature in Mount Kilimanjaro using Satellite Data. Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

Marchant, R. and P. Lane, 2014. Past Perspectives for the Future: Foundations for Sustainable Development in East Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science 51, 12–21.

Mbuya, S., 2014. Impact of Climate Variability on Household Water Access in Moshi Rural District in Tanzania. M.Sc. thesis. Unpublished.

Mwakalila et al, 2014. Integrating Risks of Climate Change into Water Management. Publication of Lead Authors of Chapter 3, Freshwater Resources, of the Working Group II contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). Hydrological Sciences Journal.

Mwakalila, S., 2014. Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Kilimanjaro Transect in Tanzania. Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources 3(1), 7–14.

Mwalusepo, S., Tonnang, H.E.Z., Estomih, S., Massawe, E.S., Johansson, T. and B. P. Le Ru, 2014. Stability Analysis of Competing Insect Species for a Single Resource. Journal of Applied Mathematics.

Ngonyani, S., 2014. Assessment of Effects of Climate Change on Stream flows Upstream Nyumba ya Mungu Reservoir. M.Sc. thesis. Unpublished.

Nthuni, S. M., Heiskanen, J., Karanja, F., Thijs, K., Siljander, M. and P. Pellikka, 2014. Spectral Discrimination of Indigenous Forest Tree Species Based on Airborne Aisa EAGLE VNIR data in the Taita Hills, Kenya. Submitted to the EARSeL workshop proceedings.

Pfeifer M et al., 2014. BIOFRAG – A New Database for Analyzing BIOdiversity Responses to Forest FRAGmentation. Ecology and Evolution 4, 1524–1537.

Pfeifer, M., Gonsamo, A., Pellikka, P., Marchant, R., Denu, D., Platts, P. and V. Lefebvre, 2014. Validating and Linking the GIMMS Leaf Area Index (LAI3g) with Environmental Controls in East Africa. Remote Sensing 6, 1973–1990.

Pfeifer, M., Packer, C., Burton, A. C., Garnett, S. T., Loveridge, A. J., MacNulty, D. and P.J. Platts, 2014. In defense of fences. Science 345–389.

Platts, P. J., Garcia, R. A., Hof, C., Foden, W., Hansen, L. A., Rahbek, C. and N. Burgess, 2014. Conservation Implications of Omitting Narrow-ranging Taxa from Species Distribution Models, Now and in the Future. Diversity and Distributions 20(11), 1307–1320.

Thijs, K. W., Aerts, R., Musila, W., Siljander, M., Matthysen, E, Lens, L., Pellikka, P., Gulinck, H. and B. Muys, 2014. Potential Tree Species Extinction, Colonization and Recruitment in Afromontane Forest Relicts. Basic and Applied Ecology.

Willock, S. et al., 2014 Quantifying and Understanding Carbon Storage and Sequestration within the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, A Tropical Biodiversity Hotspot. Carbon Balance and Management 9, 2.




Burgess, N. D., Mwakalila, S., Munishi, P., Pfeifer, M., Willcock, S., Shirima, D., Hamidu, S., Bulenga, G. B., Rubens, J., Machano, H. and R. Marchant, 2013. REDD Herrings or REDD Menace: Response to Beymer-Farris and Bassett. Global Environmental Change 23, 1349–1354.

Enroth, J., Nyqvist, P., Malombe, I., Pellikka, P. and J. Rikkinen, 2013. Additions to the Moss Flora of the Taita Hills and Mount Kasigau, Kenya. Polish Journal of Botany 58(2), 495–510.

Gereau, R. E., Burgess, N. D., Fjeldså, J., Hall, J., Hemp, A., Jump, A.S., Kajuni, A. R., Marchant, R. A., Marshall, A. R., Platts, P. J., Taylor, C. M. and F. I. Tibazarwa, 2013. 2013. Phylogenetic Patterns of Extinction Risk: The Need for Critical Application of Appropriate Datasets. PeerJ PrePrints 1, e55v1.

Green, J. M. H., Larrosa, C., Burgess, N. D., Balmford, A., Johnston, A., Mbilinyi, B. P., Platts, P. J. and L. Coad, 2013. Deforestation in an African Biodiversity Hotspot: Extent, Variation and the Effectiveness of Protected Areas. Biological Conservation 164, 62–72.

Kadigi, R.M.J and T.M. Mlasi, 2013. Payment for Ecosystem Services of the Uluguru Watershed in Tanzania: Are the Buyers Willing to Pay and Sellers Willing to Accept Compensation for their Custodianship? Journal of Environmental Conservation Research 1(3):67–76.

Kadigi, R. M. J., Kaliba, A. R. and P. M. Kingu, 2013. Rainfall Indexed Micro-insurance Program as a Viable Risk Management Strategy to Secure Agricultural Production in Tanzania. Time Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 1 (3): 31–46.

Omoro, L., Starr, M. and P. Pellikka, 2013. Tree Biomass and Soil Carbon Stocks in Indigenous Forests in Comparison to Plantations of Exotic Species in the Taita Hills of Kenya. Silva Fennica 47:2, article id 935.

Pellikka, P.K.E., Clark, B.J.F.,Gosa, G.A., Himberg, N., Hurskainen, P., Maeda, E.E., Mwang’ombe, J., Omoro, L.M.A. and M. Siljander, 2013. Agricultural Expansion and its Consequences in the Taita Hills, Kenya. In: Developments in Earth Surface Processes 16: pp. 165–179. P. Paron, D. Olago and C.T. Omuto (eds): Kenya: A Natural Outlook – Geo-environmental Resources and Hazards, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Spanhove. T, Callens, T., Hallmann, C.A., Pellikka, P. and L. Lens, 2013. Nest Predation in Afrotropical Forest Fragments Shaped by Inverse Edge Effects, Timing of Nest Initiation and Vegetation Structure. Journal of Ornithology.




Aben, J., Adriasen, F., Thijs, K. W., Pellikka, P., Siljander, M., Lens, L. and E. Matthysen, 2012. Effects of Matrix Composition and Configuration on Forest Bird Movements in a Fragmented Afromontane Biodiversity Hot spot. Animal Conservation 15: 658–668.

Pfeifer, M., Gonsamo, A., Disney, M., Pellikka, P. and R. Marchant, 2012. Leaf Area Index for Biomes of the Eastern Arc Mountains: Landsat and SPOT Observations along Precipitation and Altitude Gradients. Remote Sensing of Environment 118: 103–115.

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