Mauricio Quesada

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Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of habitat disruption on the activity of nectarivorous bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in a dry tropical forest: implications for the reproductive success of the neotropical tree Ceiba grandiflora
    Mauricio Quesada
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Oecologia 135:400-6. 2003
  2. pmc A simple and rapid method for DNA isolation from xylophagous insects
    Nancy Calderón-Cortés
    Center for Ecosystems Research CIEco, National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM, Morelia, Mexico E Mail M Q
    Int J Mol Sci 11:5056-64. 2010
  3. doi Long-term effects of habitat fragmentation on mating patterns and gene flow of a tropical dry forest tree, Ceiba aesculifolia (Malvaceae: Bombacoideae)
    Mauricio Quesada
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacan, México 58089
    Am J Bot 100:1095-101. 2013
  4. doi Functional regeneration and spectral reflectance of trees during succession in a highly diverse tropical dry forest ecosystem
    Mariana Y Alvarez-Añorve
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Am J Bot 99:816-26. 2012
  5. pmc Local and landscape factors determining occurrence of phyllostomid bats in tropical secondary forests
    Luis Daniel Avila-Cabadilla
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Morelia, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 7:e35228. 2012
  6. ncbi Effects of forest fragmentation on phenological patterns and reproductive success of the tropical dry forest tree Ceiba aesculifolia
    Yvonne Herrerias-Diego
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacán 58089, Mexico
    Conserv Biol 20:1111-20. 2006
  7. doi A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traits predict effective pollinators?
    Víctor Rosas-Guerrero
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089, Morelia, Michoacan, México Unidad Académica en Desarrollo Sustentable, Campus Costa Grande, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Carretera Nacional Acapulco Zihuatanejo Km 106 900, Colonia Las Tunas, Tecpan de Galeana, Guerrero, 40900, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 17:388-400. 2014
  8. pmc Evaluating factors that predict the structure of a commensalistic epiphyte-phorophyte network
    Roberto Sáyago
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro 8701, Col Ex Hacienda San José de la Huerta, Morelia, Michoacán 58190, Mexico
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122821. 2013
  9. doi Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation in plant populations: susceptible signals in plant traits and methodological approaches
    Ramiro Aguilar
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, 58089 Michoacán, Mexico
    Mol Ecol 17:5177-88. 2008
  10. doi Influence of pollination specialization and breeding system on floral integration and phenotypic variation in Ipomoea
    Víctor Rosas-Guerrero
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089 Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Evolution 65:350-64. 2011

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  1. ncbi Effects of habitat disruption on the activity of nectarivorous bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in a dry tropical forest: implications for the reproductive success of the neotropical tree Ceiba grandiflora
    Mauricio Quesada
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Oecologia 135:400-6. 2003
    ..Our study demonstrates the negative effect that habitat disruption has on bat pollinators in tropical dry forest ecosystems and documents the negative consequences for the plants they pollinate...
  2. pmc A simple and rapid method for DNA isolation from xylophagous insects
    Nancy Calderón-Cortés
    Center for Ecosystems Research CIEco, National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM, Morelia, Mexico E Mail M Q
    Int J Mol Sci 11:5056-64. 2010
    ..This method was successfully applied to PCR and restriction analysis, indicating removal of common inhibitors. DNA isolated by the CTAB-PVP method could be used in most molecular analyses...
  3. doi Long-term effects of habitat fragmentation on mating patterns and gene flow of a tropical dry forest tree, Ceiba aesculifolia (Malvaceae: Bombacoideae)
    Mauricio Quesada
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacan, México 58089
    Am J Bot 100:1095-101. 2013
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  4. doi Functional regeneration and spectral reflectance of trees during succession in a highly diverse tropical dry forest ecosystem
    Mariana Y Alvarez-Añorve
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Am J Bot 99:816-26. 2012
    ..In this study we aimed to (a) compare SDTF plant functional, floristic, and structural change along succession; (b) identify tree functional groups; and (c) explore the spectral properties of different successional stages...
  5. pmc Local and landscape factors determining occurrence of phyllostomid bats in tropical secondary forests
    Luis Daniel Avila-Cabadilla
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Morelia, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 7:e35228. 2012
    ..Moreover, for the long-term conservation of phyllostomids in anthropogenic landscapes, we must realize that the management of the habitat at the landscape level is as important as the conservation of particular forest fragments...
  6. ncbi Effects of forest fragmentation on phenological patterns and reproductive success of the tropical dry forest tree Ceiba aesculifolia
    Yvonne Herrerias-Diego
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, Michoacán 58089, Mexico
    Conserv Biol 20:1111-20. 2006
    ..We concluded that forest fragmentation does not negatively affect the reproductive success of C. aesculifolia It appears that the highly mobile bat pollinators maintain reproductive connectivity between trees in both habitats...
  7. doi A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traits predict effective pollinators?
    Víctor Rosas-Guerrero
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089, Morelia, Michoacan, México Unidad Académica en Desarrollo Sustentable, Campus Costa Grande, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Carretera Nacional Acapulco Zihuatanejo Km 106 900, Colonia Las Tunas, Tecpan de Galeana, Guerrero, 40900, Mexico
    Ecol Lett 17:388-400. 2014
    ..We discuss the utility and limitations of pollination syndromes and the role of secondary pollinators to understand floral ecology and evolution. ..
  8. pmc Evaluating factors that predict the structure of a commensalistic epiphyte-phorophyte network
    Roberto Sáyago
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro 8701, Col Ex Hacienda San José de la Huerta, Morelia, Michoacán 58190, Mexico
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122821. 2013
    ..We did not detect a phylogenetic signal on the network structure. The effect of host size on the establishment of epiphytes indicates that mature forests are necessary to preserve diverse bromeliad communities...
  9. doi Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation in plant populations: susceptible signals in plant traits and methodological approaches
    Ramiro Aguilar
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Campus Morelia, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, Morelia, 58089 Michoacán, Mexico
    Mol Ecol 17:5177-88. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Influence of pollination specialization and breeding system on floral integration and phenotypic variation in Ipomoea
    Víctor Rosas-Guerrero
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari, 58089 Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Evolution 65:350-64. 2011
    ..Furthermore, pollinators and breeding system promote integration of floral traits involved in pollen placement and pick up rather than integration of the whole flower...
  11. ncbi Interactions among three trophic levels and diversity of parasitoids: a case of top-down processes in Mexican tropical dry forest
    Pablo Cuevas-Reyes
    Facultad de Biologia, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Ciudad Universitaria, Michoacan, Mexico
    Environ Entomol 36:792-800. 2007
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  12. doi A field test of inverse modeling of seed dispersal
    Jose M Contreras Sánchez
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 27 3 Xangari 58089 Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    Am J Bot 98:698-703. 2011
    ..Inverse modeling (IM) of seed dispersal, a simple statistical technique for parameterizing dispersal kernels, has been widely used since 1992; surprisingly, however, this approach has never been verified in the field...
  13. pmc Insects as stem engineers: interactions mediated by the twig-girdler Oncideres albomarginata chamela enhance arthropod diversity
    Nancy Calderón-Cortés
    Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 6:e19083. 2011
    ..Insect herbivores may act as ecosystem engineers but there is still poor understanding of the role of these insects structuring arthropod communities...
  14. ncbi Changes in composition and structure of a tropical dry forest following intermittent cattle grazing
    Margaret Stern
    Institute of Economic Botany, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York 10458 5126, USA
    Rev Biol Trop 50:1021-34. 2002
    ..We suggest that alternative fire prevention measures be evaluated including hand-cutting H. rufa, the creation of more frequent and larger fire breaks, and the development of green breaks...