Ivette Perfecto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cascading trait-mediated interactions induced by ant pheromones
    Hsun Yi Hsieh
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109
    Ecol Evol 2:2181-91. 2012
  2. doi Ant assemblage on a coffee farm: spatial mosaic versus shifting patchwork
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 42:38-48. 2013
  3. doi Discovery dominance tradeoff: the case of Pheidole subarmata and Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in neotropical pastures
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 40:999-1006. 2011
  4. ncbi Spatial pattern and ecological process in the coffee agroforestry system
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ecology 89:915-20. 2008
  5. ncbi Biodiversity conservation in tropical agroecosystems: a new conservation paradigm
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, Dana Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1134:173-200. 2008
  6. pmc The agroecological matrix as alternative to the land-sparing/agriculture intensification model
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5786-91. 2010
  7. ncbi Cheating on a mutualism: indirect benefits of ant attendance to a coccidophagous coccinellid
    Heidi Liere
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:143-9. 2008
  8. doi Clusters of ant colonies and robust criticality in a tropical agroecosystem
    John Vandermeer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kraus Natural Science Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nature 451:457-9. 2008
  9. doi Bats limit insects in a neotropical agroforestry system
    Kimberly Williams-Guillén
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 320:70. 2008
  10. pmc Ensemble composition and activity levels of insectivorous bats in response to management intensification in coffee agroforestry systems
    Kimberly Williams-Guillén
    University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16502. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Cascading trait-mediated interactions induced by ant pheromones
    Hsun Yi Hsieh
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109
    Ecol Evol 2:2181-91. 2012
    ..As ants reduce their movement when under attack by phorids, we conclude that phorids facilitate beetle oviposition, thus producing the TMII cascade...
  2. doi Ant assemblage on a coffee farm: spatial mosaic versus shifting patchwork
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 42:38-48. 2013
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  3. doi Discovery dominance tradeoff: the case of Pheidole subarmata and Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in neotropical pastures
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 40:999-1006. 2011
    ..geminata. In an environment with mixed resources (large and small), these two species can co-exist. We discuss the implication of this for the invasion potential of S. geminata...
  4. ncbi Spatial pattern and ecological process in the coffee agroforestry system
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Ecology 89:915-20. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi Biodiversity conservation in tropical agroecosystems: a new conservation paradigm
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, Dana Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1134:173-200. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc The agroecological matrix as alternative to the land-sparing/agriculture intensification model
    Ivette Perfecto
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5786-91. 2010
    ..A model that incorporates the agricultural matrix as an integral component of conservation programs is proposed. Furthermore, we suggest that this model will be most successful within a framework of small-scale agroecological production...
  7. ncbi Cheating on a mutualism: indirect benefits of ant attendance to a coccidophagous coccinellid
    Heidi Liere
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:143-9. 2008
    ..orbigera. This is the first time that this kind of indirect positive effect is reported for an ant and a coccidophagous coccinellid. Furthermore, this indirect positive effect may be key to the persistence of A. orbigera's populations...
  8. doi Clusters of ant colonies and robust criticality in a tropical agroecosystem
    John Vandermeer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Kraus Natural Science Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Nature 451:457-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, because the species is a keystone of a larger network that contributes to the ecosystem function of pest control, this is an example of how spatial dynamics at a large scale can affect ecosystem service at a local level...
  9. doi Bats limit insects in a neotropical agroforestry system
    Kimberly Williams-Guillén
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 320:70. 2008
    ..In the wet season, bats reduced arthropods by 84%, whereas birds reduced them by only 58%. We conclude that previous "bird" exclosure experiments may have systematically underestimated the effects of bats...
  10. pmc Ensemble composition and activity levels of insectivorous bats in response to management intensification in coffee agroforestry systems
    Kimberly Williams-Guillén
    University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources and Environment, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16502. 2011
    ..We conclude that diverse shade coffee plantations in our study area serve as valuable foraging and commuting habitat for aerial insectivorous bats, and several species also commute through or forage in low shade coffee monocultures...
  11. ncbi Behavioral diversity of predatory arboreal ants in coffee agroecosystems
    Stacy M Philpott
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:181-91. 2008
    ..We discuss the implications of these differences in ant behaviors for enhancement of predatory function in light of both multipredator effects and in terms of the potential importance of predator diversity...
  12. doi Spider diversity in coffee agroecosystems: the influence of agricultural intensification and aggressive ants
    Linda Marin
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1041, USA
    Environ Entomol 42:204-13. 2013
    ..The positive effect of A. instabilis on spiders seems to be caused by at least two mechanisms: high abundance of insects and protection against predators...
  13. ncbi A keystone mutualism drives pattern in a power function
    John Vandermeer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 311:1000-2. 2006
    ..We offer a biological explanation for both adherence to the power functions and associated deviations, along with supporting evidence...
  14. ncbi Enigmatic biodiversity correlations: ant diversity responds to diverse resources
    Inge Armbrecht
    School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, 430 East University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Science 304:284-6. 2004
    ..The specific tree species from which the twigs were derived did not explain the pattern. It appears that diversity per se at one level (twigs) creates conditions that promote diversity at another level (nesting ants)...
  15. ncbi The agricultural matrix and a future paradigm for conservation
    John Vandermeer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:274-7. 2007
  16. ncbi Impacts of major predators on tropical agroforest arthropods: comparisons within and across taxa
    Stacy M Philpott
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 830 N University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Oecologia 140:140-9. 2004
    ..Our results show that aggregating taxonomically related and unrelated predators into trophic levels without prior experimental data quantifying the sign and strengths of effects may lead to a misrepresentation of food web interactions...
  17. ncbi Population responses to environmental change in a tropical ant: the interaction of spatial and temporal dynamics
    DOUG JACKSON
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e97809. 2014
    ....
  18. ncbi Species loss and aboveground carbon storage in a tropical forest
    Daniel E Bunker
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 310:1029-31. 2005
    ..These results indicate that future carbon storage in tropical forests will be influenced strongly by future species composition...
  19. ncbi The future of farming and conservation
    John Vandermeer
    Science 308:1257-8; author reply 1257-8. 2005
  20. ncbi Agroforests as model systems for tropical ecology
    Russell Greenberg
    Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, USA
    Ecology 89:913-4. 2008