Experts and Doctors on ecosystem in China


Locale: China
Topic: ecosystem

Top Publications

  1. Chen J, Dong M, Yu D, Liu Q. [Clonal architecture and ramet population characteristics of Lysimachia congestiflora growing under different light conditions]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:1383-8 pubmed
    ..These results were discussed in the context of resource acquisition strategy by clonal plants. ..
  2. Wang J, Huang B, Wang M, Wang D. [Transpiration water consumption of young Platycladus orientalis and Robinia pseudoacacia trees and their correction functions under different water supply]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2005;16:419-25 pubmed
  3. Wang B, Chen J. Seed size, more than nutrient or tannin content, affects seed caching behavior of a common genus of Old World rodents. Ecology. 2009;90:3023-32 pubmed
    ..The ability to tease apart the relative influence of different seed traits on the behavior of predators provides powerful insight into this important coevolutionary dynamic. ..
  4. Jim C, Chen W. Perception and attitude of residents toward urban green spaces in Guangzhou (China). Environ Manage. 2006;38:338-49 pubmed
    ..Citizens' understanding of high-order ecosystem services could be enhanced to encourage appreciation of nature and their associated benefits. ..
  5. Cao Y, Zhao Z, Qu M, Cheng X, Wang D. [Effects of Robinia pseudoacacia roots on deep soil moisture status]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2006;17:765-8 pubmed
    ..The root amount in shady slope was larger than that in sunny slope, and the affected depth of R. pseudoacacia roots on soil moisture status reached 3.3 m in shady slope, while 2.7 m in sunny slope. ..
  6. Cheng X, Yu M, Wu T. Effect of forest structural change on carbon storage in a coastal Metasequoia glyptostroboides stand. ScientificWorldJournal. 2013;2013:830509 pubmed publisher
    ..05). This study concludes that 30% thinning and underplanting after thinning could be more favorable to carbon sequestration for M. glyptostroboides plantations in the coastal areas of Eastern China. ..
  7. Fan W, Du H, Zhou G, Xu X, Cui R, Dong D. [Effects of atmospheric calibration on remote sensing estimation of Moso bamboo forest biomass]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:1-8 pubmed
  8. Zhang H, Tang M, Chen H. [Characterization of soil microbial community function and structure in rhizosphere of typical tree species and the meaning for environmental indication in the Loess Plateau]. Huan Jing Ke Xue. 2009;30:2432-7 pubmed
  9. Mi N, Yu G, Wen X, Sun X, Wang S. [Responses of subtropical conifer plantation to future climate change: a simulation study]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2008;19:1877-83 pubmed
    ..Under the future climate changing scenario (the year 2100), the net primary productivity of this plantation ecosystem would be increased by 22%, suggesting that this ecosystem is still capable of sequestrating carbon. ..

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  1. Wang C, Wang Y, Paterson J, Mitchell J, Hu X, Zhang H, et al. Macroscale distribution of virioplankton and heterotrophic bacteria in the Bohai Sea. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2016;92: pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, BA showed a negative correlation with salinity. It is clear that the macroscale distribution of these two kinds of microbes in the Bohai Sea is related to seasonal variation and nutrient availability. ..
  2. Zhou H, Guo C, Wong Y, Tam N. Genetic diversity of dioxygenase genes in polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria isolated from mangrove sediments. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;262:148-57 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the nidA-like and nahAc-like genes are prevalent in the PAH-degrading bacteria and that they are useful for determining the presence of PAH-dioxygenase genes in environmental samples. ..
  3. Qiu L, Wei X, Zhang X, Cheng J. Ecosystem carbon and nitrogen accumulation after grazing exclusion in semiarid grassland. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55433 pubmed publisher
    ..The results from this study indicate that grazing exclusion has the potential to increase C and N storage in degraded semiarid grassland and that the recovery of ecosystem C and N was mainly due to the accumulation of C and N in soils. ..
  4. Wu G, Chen M, Du G. [Effects of nutrient and light on seedlings morphological plasticity of four Saussurea species with different ecological breadth]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2008;19:1708-13 pubmed
    ..71) for S. japonica, the best widespread species in the four species. The morphological plasticity of Saussurea species was positively related to their distribution ecological breadth. ..
  5. Dang H, Lovell C. Microbial Surface Colonization and Biofilm Development in Marine Environments. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2016;80:91-138 pubmed publisher
  6. Yu Y, Fan W, Li M. [Forest carbon rates at different scales in Northeast China forest area]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:341-6 pubmed
    ..In Northeast China forest area, the forest carbon rates were relatively stable, with a total value of 0.44. ..
  7. Shao M, Zhang T, Fang H. Sulfur-driven autotrophic denitrification: diversity, biochemistry, and engineering applications. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;88:1027-42 pubmed publisher
    ..This review summarizes recent researches on autotrophic denitrification, highlighting its diversity, metabolic traits, and engineering applications. ..
  8. Deng J, Sun P, Zhao F, Han X, Yang G, Feng Y. Analysis of the ecological conservation behavior of farmers in payment for ecosystem service programs in eco-environmentally fragile areas using social psychology models. Sci Total Environ. 2016;550:382-390 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this strategy can improve the sustainability of ecological and environmental restoration programs. ..
  9. Mao F, Li P, Zhou G, Du H, Xu X, Shi Y, et al. Development of the BIOME-BGC model for the simulation of managed Moso bamboo forest ecosystems. J Environ Manage. 2016;172:29-39 pubmed publisher
    ..Regarding the measured and modeled fluxes (gross primary production, total ecosystem respiration, net ecosystem exchange), relative errors were decreased by 42.23%, 103.02% and 18.67%, respectively. ..
  10. Zheng Y, Luo X, Zhang W, Wu X, Zhang J, Han F. Transport mechanisms of soil-bound mercury in the erosion process during rainfall-runoff events. Environ Pollut. 2016;215:10-17 pubmed publisher
  11. Zhang Y, Zhang L, Zhao X, Huang S, Zhao J. Effects of tidal action on pollination and reproductive allocation in an estuarine emergent wetland plant-Sagittaria graminea (Alismataceae). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e78956 pubmed publisher
  12. Chan A, Xu W, Liu X, Cheung S, Shin P. Sediment characteristics and benthic ecological status in contrasting marine environments of subtropical Hong Kong. Mar Pollut Bull. 2016;103:360-370 pubmed publisher
    ..Such indices can also be more sensitive than sediment physico-chemical parameters in differentiating the response of macrofauna to seasonal changes in the benthic environment. ..
  13. McLeish M, Miller J, Mound L. Delayed colonisation of Acacia by thrips and the timing of host-conservatism and behavioural specialisation. BMC Evol Biol. 2013;13:188 pubmed publisher
    ..This results in a cumulation of lineages that each evolve host conservatism on different and potentially transient host-related traits, and facilitates both ecological and resource specialisation. ..
  14. Zhang F, She Y, Chai L, Banat I, Zhang X, Shu F, et al. Microbial diversity in long-term water-flooded oil reservoirs with different in situ temperatures in China. Sci Rep. 2012;2:760 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, most of the detected microbes were not identified as indigenous. The objective of this study was to expand the pictures of the microbial ecosystem of water-flooded oil reservoirs. ..
  15. Meng F, Dong X, Hu T, Chang S, Fan J, Zhao P, et al. A deep sequencing reveals significant diversity among dominant variants and evolutionary dynamics of avian leukosis viruses in two infectious ecosystems. BMC Vet Res. 2016;12:287 pubmed
    ..The biological significance of the "LSD" insert and mutations in LTR-U3 needs to be further studied. ..
  16. Yuan W, Cai W, Chen Y, Liu S, Dong W, Zhang H, et al. Severe summer heatwave and drought strongly reduced carbon uptake in Southern China. Sci Rep. 2016;6:18813 pubmed publisher
  17. Fan P, Jiang X, Liu C, Luo W. [Sonogram structure and timing of duets of western black crested gibbon in Wuliang Mountain]. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2010;31:293-302 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no significant difference in the duration and frequency of the duet bouts, but there was significant difference in the number of the great calls and intervals between great calls among groups. ..
  18. Zhang R, Peng Z, Li G, Zhang C, Tang Y, Gan X, et al. Ongoing speciation in the Tibetan plateau Gymnocypris species complex. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e71331 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides the first genetic evidence for the occurrence of convergence or reversal in the schizothoracine fish of the Tibetan Plateau at small temporal scales. ..
  19. Yang K, Zhou X, Wu X, Steinmann P, Wang X, Yang G, et al. Landscape pattern analysis and Bayesian modeling for predicting Oncomelania hupensis distribution in Eryuan County, People's Republic of China. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009;81:416-23 pubmed
    ..Our enhanced understanding of O. hupensis ecology is important for spatial targeting of schistosomiasis control interventions. ..
  20. Pointing S, Chan Y, Lacap D, Lau M, Jurgens J, Farrell R. Highly specialized microbial diversity in hyper-arid polar desert. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:19964-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings show that biodiversity near the cold-arid limit for life is more complex than previously appreciated, but communities lack variability probably due to the high selective pressures of this extreme environment. ..
  21. Qian Y, Matsumoto H, Liu X, Li S, Liang X, Liu Y, et al. Dissipation, occurrence and risk assessment of a phenylurea herbicide tebuthiuron in sugarcane and aquatic ecosystems in South China. Environ Pollut. 2017;227:389-396 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our approach serve as an effective tool for monitoring residual tebuthiuron environmentally and also advance in-depth understanding of dietary and ecological risks posed by the phenylurea herbicide. ..
  22. Zhu S, Li R, Song J, He P, Liu H, Berninger F, et al. Different leaf cost-benefit strategies of ferns distributed in contrasting light habitats of sub-tropical forests. Ann Bot. 2016;117:497-506 pubmed publisher
  23. Dang H, Jiang M, Tian Y, Huang H, Jin X. [Population structure and distribution pattern of rare plant communities in Houhe Nature Reserve]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:2206-10 pubmed
    ..92% and 11.54%, respectively. The results of the two judging methods were consistent, showing that the distribution pattern of clumping (80.77%) was dominant, while the random and even distribution patterns were infrequent. ..
  24. Song X, Peng C, Jiang H, Zhu Q, Wang W. Direct and indirect effects of UV-B exposure on litter decomposition: a meta-analysis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68858 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The intent of this meta-analysis was to improve our understanding of the overall effects of UV-B on litter decomposition. ..
  25. Yu D, Lai B, Li J, Ma Y, Yang F, Li Z, et al. Cornmeal-induced resistance to ciprofloxacin and erythromycin in enterococci. Chemosphere. 2012;89:70-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To establish a model ecosystem to study the impact of cornmeal on the appearance and persistence of the erythromycin (ERY)- and ciprofloxacin (CIP)-resistant phenotypes in waterborne enterococci...
  26. Li S, Che Y, Qi X, Kong Q, Fan L, Yu X, et al. [Pharmacognostical study of Cyperus rotundus growing in Wen-River area]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2013;36:736-9 pubmed
    ..This study provides reference for the drug identification and the daodi medicinal material exploitation of Cyperus rotundus. ..
  27. Morton B, Blackmore G. South China Sea. Mar Pollut Bull. 2001;42:1236-63 pubmed
  28. Regmi R, Mishra B, Masago Y, Luo P, Toyozumi Kojima A, Jalilov S. Applying a water quality index model to assess the water quality of the major rivers in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Environ Monit Assess. 2017;189:382 pubmed publisher
    ..The study results are expected to provide policy-makers with valuable information related to the use of river water by local people in the study area. ..
  29. Zhang P, Watanabe K, Li B. Female social dynamics in a provisioned free-ranging band of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China. Am J Primatol. 2008;70:1013-22 pubmed publisher
    ..We discussed influencing factors on female Sichuan snub-nosed monkey social dynamics, by comparing them with those of Hamadryas and gelada baboons that also have multilevel societies...
  30. Ma X, Zhou Z, Zhang Y, Jin G. [Foraging behavior of various tree species in heterogeneous nutrient environment related to light condition]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2008;19:961-8 pubmed
    ..Therefore, different measures should be adopted in forestation with the three tree species to enhance the forest productivity...
  31. Shan C, Liang Z, Han R, Hao W. [Characteristics of Robinia pseudoacacia water physiological ecology under different habitats in North Shaanxi gully areas of Loess Plateau]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2005;16:1205-12 pubmed
    ..It could be concluded that soil water content was the main factor affecting locust growth...
  32. Yang G, Vounatsou P, Tanner M, Zhou X, Utzinger J. Remote sensing for predicting potential habitats of Oncomelania hupensis in Hongze, Baima and Gaoyou lakes in Jiangsu province, China. Geospat Health. 2006;1:85-92 pubmed
    ..The generated risk map can be used by health policy makers to guide mitigation policies targetting the possible spread of O. hupensis, and with the aim of containing the transmission of S. japonicum. ..
  33. Song X, Ma J, Yu S, Ma Y, Zhou G, Dou R, et al. [Litter decomposition of dominant plant species in successional stages in mid-subtropical zone]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2009;20:537-42 pubmed
    ..01), and C/N ratio (P < 0.05), suggesting that the initial P, N, and lignin contents and lignin/N ratio of leaf litter could be the good indictors of litter decomposition rate...
  34. Hong K, Gao A, Xie Q, Gao H, Zhuang L, Lin H, et al. Actinomycetes for marine drug discovery isolated from mangrove soils and plants in China. Mar Drugs. 2009;7:24-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that actinomycetes isolated from mangrove habitats are a potentially rich source for the discovery of anti-infection and anti-tumor compounds, and of agents for treating neurodegenerative diseases and diabetes...
  35. Vijaykrishna D, Smith G, Zhang J, Peiris J, Chen H, Guan Y. Evolutionary insights into the ecology of coronaviruses. J Virol. 2007;81:4012-20 pubmed
    ..Further surveillance of bat and other animal populations is needed to fully describe the ecology and evolution of this virus family...
  36. Zhen J, Liu G. [Research advance in rare and endemic plant Tetraena mongolica Maxim]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2008;19:433-40 pubmed
  37. Guo S, Ji W, Li B, Li M. Response of a group of Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys to commercial logging in the Qinling Mountains, China. Conserv Biol. 2008;22:1055-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings provide important baseline information that will help decision makers in their efforts to conserve primates, especially in temperate regions, and to sustainably manage primate habitat...
  38. Liu B, Tang S, Ming H, He S, Nie G, Guan T, et al. [Biodiversity and functional enzymes of cultured halophilic archaeon in Lop Nur region]. Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 2011;51:1222-31 pubmed
    ..In order to explore the diversity of cultured halophilic archaeon from hypersaline environments in Lop Nur region and their potential application...
  39. Zhang X, Liu W, Schloter M, Zhang G, Chen Q, Huang J, et al. Response of the abundance of key soil microbial nitrogen-cycling genes to multi-factorial global changes. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76500 pubmed publisher
  40. Xu H, Li S, Su J, Nie S, Gibson V, Li H, et al. Does urbanization shape bacterial community composition in urban park soils? A case study in 16 representative Chinese cities based on the pyrosequencing method. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2014;87:182-92 pubmed publisher
    ..19% and 16.78% of the variance, respectively. ..
  41. Xue L, Li Y, Qu M, Yan S, Wang X. [Soil properties and water holding capacites of Michelia macclurei, Schima superba and Castanopis fissa stands]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2005;16:1623-7 pubmed
    ..In a word, soil fertility of Castanopsis fissa stand was the highest among three test stands...
  42. Jin X, Jiang H, Chen J, Shi Q, Zhang Q. [High-spectral responses of Myrica rubra seedlings to UV-B radiation stress]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:3338-46 pubmed
  43. Chen L, Li Z, Zhang Z, Zhang W, Zhang X, Dong K, et al. [Environmental responses of four urban tree species transpiration in northern China]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2009;20:2861-70 pubmed
    ..380, P = 0.00, n=1296), though showing significant correlation in affecting sap flow. Observations also detected the saturation phenomenon of sap flow to the environmental demands...
  44. Zhong Q, Chen H, Liu L, He Y, Zhu D, Jiang L, et al. Water table drawdown shapes the depth-dependent variations in prokaryotic diversity and structure in Zoige peatlands. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2017;93: pubmed publisher
    ..Our study illuminates that the variations of prokaryotic communities caused by water table drawdown are depth-dependent, and that water table drawdown leads to predictive changes of microbiota in peatlands. ..
  45. Yan H, Han Y, Yang X, Le L. [Spatial relevance between natural regeneration of Picea and heterogeneity of soil available nitrogen in Guandi Mountain]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2010;21:533-40 pubmed
  46. Li P, Omani N, Chaubey I, Wei X. Evaluation of Drought Implications on Ecosystem Services: Freshwater Provisioning and Food Provisioning in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
  47. Tian Q, Zhao Z, Gu F. [Studies on phonological phases of cultivated Polygonatum]. Zhong Yao Cai. 2010;33:168-70 pubmed
    ..To determine the phonological phases of cultivated Polygonatum by investigating the dynamic pattern of its growth and development, which would provide the guides for normal planting in the field...
  48. Shen T, Xu S, Wang X, Yu W, Zhou K, Yang G. Adaptive evolution and functional constraint at TLR4 during the secondary aquatic adaptation and diversification of cetaceans. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:39 pubmed publisher
  49. Huang Y, Wang S, Feng Z, Gao H, Wang Q, Hu Y, et al. [Soil quality assessment of forest stand in different plantation esosystems]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:2199-205 pubmed
    ..In addition, there were also positive correlations between soil microbial biomass-C and TOC, soil microbial biomass-N and total N, and soil microbial biomass-P and total P in the present study...
  50. Wang X, Schröder H, Wiens M, Schlossmacher U, Muller W. Manganese/polymetallic nodules: micro-structural characterization of exolithobiontic- and endolithobiontic microbial biofilms by scanning electron microscopy. Micron. 2009;40:350-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose that the microorganisms form a biofilm within the nodules onto which Mn is deposited due to an oxidation from Mn(II) to Mn(III)/Mn(IV). ..
  51. Wang Q, Zhang M, Yin L. Phylogeographic Structure of a Tethyan Relict Capparis spinosa (Capparaceae) Traces Pleistocene Geologic and Climatic Changes in the Western Himalayas, Tianshan Mountains, and Adjacent Desert Regions. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:5792708 pubmed publisher
    ..Populations of low-altitude desert regions, on the other hand, probably experienced only marginal impacts from glaciation, according to the high levels of genetic diversity. ..
  52. Huang X, Zhao F, Song C, Gao Y, Geng Z, Zhuang P. Effects of stereoscopic artificial floating wetlands on nekton abundance and biomass in the Yangtze Estuary. Chemosphere. 2017;183:510-518 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates that SAFWs can form stable environments for nekton and increase habitat available to juvenile fish. ..
  53. Su X, Steinman A, Xue Q, Zhao Y, Tang X, Xie L. Temporal patterns of phyto- and bacterioplankton and their relationships with environmental factors in Lake Taihu, China. Chemosphere. 2017;184:299-308 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, variance partitioning indicated that the bacterial community structure was largely explained by water temperature and nitrogen, suggesting that these factors were the primary drivers shaping bacterioplankton. ..
  54. Liu Q, Bi H, Hung L, Peng S, Sheng C. Relationships among multiple trace elements in coastal Casuarina equisetifolia ecosystems on Hainan Island, South China. Environ Geochem Health. 2006;28:3-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, they behaved as a coherent group of elements both geochemically and biogeochemically. The transition elements were more coherent in plants than in soils...
  55. Shi G, Zhao L, Liu S, Cao H, Li S, Pike B. Community structure and its dynamics of pest, predatory and neutral insects in a jujube ecosystem. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2006;17:80-6 pubmed
    ..There was also a significant correlation between the pest, predatory and neutral insects in different stratums of tree canopy, especially in the middle stratum of tree canopy (r = 0.9887, P <0.01)...
  56. Guo S, Li B, Watanabe K. Diet and activity budget of Rhinopithecus roxellana in the Qinling Mountains, China. Primates. 2007;48:268-76 pubmed
    ..R. roxellana spent more time moving in autumn, when the quality of the food might be highest, and least time moving in winter when the food quality might be lowest. Thus, this type of monkey has a passive foraging strategy...
  57. Zhang R, Liu B, Lau S, Ki J, Qian P. Particle-attached and free-living bacterial communities in a contrasting marine environment: Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2007;61:496-508 pubmed
    ..The possible influences of dynamic pollution and hydrological conditions in the Victoria Harbor area on the particle-attached and free-living bacterial community structures were discussed. ..
  58. Qi H, Xing L, Zhang K, Gao X, Zheng Z, Huang S, et al. Positive association of neuroligin-4 gene with nonspecific mental retardation in the Qinba Mountains Region of China. Psychiatr Genet. 2009;19:1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..79, df=2, global P=0.034; chi2=9.29, df=2, global P=0.0096, respectively). The results suggest a positive association between the genetic variants of the NLGN4 and NSMR in the Chinese children from Qinba Mountains Region. ..
  59. Yang Y, Gao Y, Wang S, Xu D, Yu H, Wu L, et al. The microbial gene diversity along an elevation gradient of the Tibetan grassland. ISME J. 2014;8:430-40 pubmed publisher
  60. Bai G, Bao Y, Du G, Qi Y. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with vegetation and soil parameters under rest grazing management in a desert steppe ecosystem. Mycorrhiza. 2013;23:289-301 pubmed publisher
  61. Duan Q, Quan R. [Natural fruit colour selection by frugivorous birds in Xishuangbanna]. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2012;33:427-32 pubmed
    ..Our study suggested that differences in color preferences among frugivores may potentially reflect the diversity of fruit color and frequency in Xishuangbanna...
  62. Li X, Liu L, Wang Y, Luo G, Chen X, Yang X, et al. Integrated assessment of heavy metal contamination in sediments from a coastal industrial basin, NE China. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e39690 pubmed publisher
  63. Xu B, Xu W, Huang J, Shan L, Li F. Biomass allocation, relative competitive ability and water use efficiency of two dominant species in semiarid Loess Plateau under water stress. Plant Sci. 2011;181:644-51 pubmed publisher
    ..ischaemum to L. davurica because of significantly higher (P<0.05) RYT and TWUE under low water availability condition...
  64. Meng L, Gao X, Chen J, Martin K. Spatial and temporal effects on seed dispersal and seed predation of Musa acuminata in southern Yunnan, China. Integr Zool. 2012;7:30-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The overall results suggest that the largest proportion of seeds produced by wild banana are primarily dispersed by bats. Primary seed dispersal by bats at nighttime is essential for wild banana seeds to escape seed predation...
  65. Jiang K, Wu M, Shao X. [Community composition, seasonal dynamics and interspecific correlation of waterbirds in the Qiantangjiang River estuary and Hangzhou Bay]. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2011;32:631-40 pubmed publisher
    ..It may be the geographical position and community composition of migrant shorebirds across Hangzhou Bay that mean during the northward migration there are far more shorebirds than during the southward migration...