Raphael K Didham

Summary

Affiliation: University of Canterbury
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Are invasive species the drivers of ecological change?
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:470-4. 2005
  2. ncbi Comment on "Avian extinction and mammalian introductions on oceanic islands"
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Science 307:1412; author reply 1412. 2005
  3. ncbi Interactive effects of habitat modification and species invasion on native species decline
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:489-96. 2007
  4. ncbi The effect of fragment shape and species' sensitivity to habitat edges on animal population size
    Robert M Ewers
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Conserv Biol 21:926-36. 2007
  5. pmc Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries
    Carol M Frost
    Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nat Commun 7:12644. 2016
  6. doi Non-random food-web assembly at habitat edges increases connectivity and functional redundancy
    Guadalupe Peralta
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
    Ecology . 2016
  7. ncbi Synergistic interactions between edge and area effects in a heavily fragmented landscape
    Robert M Ewers
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Ecology 88:96-106. 2007
  8. pmc Changes in the relative abundance and movement of insect pollinators during the flowering cycle of Brassica rapa crops: implications for gene flow
    Laura A Mesa
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, P O Box 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Insect Sci 13:13. 2013
  9. doi High-resolution DNA melt-curve analysis for cost-effective mass screening of pairwise species interactions
    James K McCarthy
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:908-17. 2013
  10. doi Disentangling the mechanistic drivers of ecosystem-size effects on species diversity
    Tanya J Blakely
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:1204-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi Are invasive species the drivers of ecological change?
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 20:470-4. 2005
    ..In a new paper, MacDougall and Turkington now provide the first direct test of whether invasive species are the drivers of community change, or merely 'passengers' along for the environmental ride...
  2. ncbi Comment on "Avian extinction and mammalian introductions on oceanic islands"
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Science 307:1412; author reply 1412. 2005
  3. ncbi Interactive effects of habitat modification and species invasion on native species decline
    Raphael K Didham
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:489-96. 2007
    ..Our framework is a first step toward building a better quantitative understanding of how interactions between drivers might mitigate or exacerbate the net effects of global environmental change on biotic communities in the future...
  4. ncbi The effect of fragment shape and species' sensitivity to habitat edges on animal population size
    Robert M Ewers
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Conserv Biol 21:926-36. 2007
    ..Fragment shape played a strong role in determining population size in fragmented landscapes; thus, habitat restoration efforts may be more effective if they focus on connecting disjunct cores rather than isolated fragments...
  5. pmc Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries
    Carol M Frost
    Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Nat Commun 7:12644. 2016
    ..This result shows that trophic indirect effects propagate across networks and habitats in important, predictable ways, with implications for landscape planning, invasion biology and biological control. ..
  6. doi Non-random food-web assembly at habitat edges increases connectivity and functional redundancy
    Guadalupe Peralta
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
    Ecology . 2016
    ..In an increasingly fragmented world, non-random assembly of food webs at edges may increasingly affect community dynamics at the landscape level. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  7. ncbi Synergistic interactions between edge and area effects in a heavily fragmented landscape
    Robert M Ewers
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Ecology 88:96-106. 2007
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  8. pmc Changes in the relative abundance and movement of insect pollinators during the flowering cycle of Brassica rapa crops: implications for gene flow
    Laura A Mesa
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, P O Box 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Insect Sci 13:13. 2013
    ....
  9. doi High-resolution DNA melt-curve analysis for cost-effective mass screening of pairwise species interactions
    James K McCarthy
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:908-17. 2013
    ..It is anticipated that this method can be readily applied to explore other cryptic species interactions, or other studies requiring rapid generation of large data sets and/or high-throughput efficiency. ..
  10. doi Disentangling the mechanistic drivers of ecosystem-size effects on species diversity
    Tanya J Blakely
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 79:1204-14. 2010
    ..5. Our results imply that the universally accepted relationship between ecosystem size and biodiversity can be reversed by nutrient enrichment, an increasingly observed human-induced driver of global environmental change...
  11. ncbi Global change and species interactions in terrestrial ecosystems
    Jason M Tylianakis
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Ecol Lett 11:1351-63. 2008
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  12. ncbi Confounding factors in the detection of species responses to habitat fragmentation
    Robert M Ewers
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 81:117-42. 2006
    ..To conclude, we emphasise that anthropogenic fragmentation is a recent phenomenon in evolutionary time and suggest that the final, long-term impacts of habitat fragmentation may not yet have shown themselves...
  13. doi Phylogenetic diversity and co-evolutionary signals among trophic levels change across a habitat edge
    Guadalupe Peralta
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand
    J Anim Ecol 84:364-72. 2015
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  14. pmc The Trojan female technique: a novel, effective and humane approach for pest population control
    Neil J Gemmell
    Centre for Reproduction and Genomics and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, School of Animal Biology, University of Western Australia and CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia, Science and Risk Assessment Directorate, Ministry for Primary Industries, PO Box 2526, Wellington, New Zealand, Landcare Research, Private Bag 1930, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20132549. 2013
    ..The extensive conservation of mtDNA among eukaryotes suggests this approach could have broad utility for pest control. ..
  15. pmc An experimental test of insect-mediated colonisation of damaged Pinus radiata trees by sapstain fungi
    James K McCarthy
    Scion New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Christchurch, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 8:e55692. 2013
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for forest management and the effective salvage-harvest of trees damaged by stochastic climate events such as storm and fire damage...
  16. ncbi Comment on "Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests?"
    David A Norton
    School of Forestry, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Science 315:1666; author reply 1666. 2007
    ..However, if host specificity is related to host abundance, differences in relative host abundance between tropical and temperate regions may limit any general conclusion that herbivore diversity scales directly with host-plant diversity...
  17. pmc Establishment success of sooty beech scale insects, Ultracoelostoma sp., on different host tree species in New Zealand
    Carl W Wardhaugh
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    J Insect Sci 6:1-9. 2006
    ..The results of this study indicate that beech scale insects perform better on mountain beech at this site, although crawlers did not preferentially establish on mountain beech...
  18. ncbi An experimental assessment of biodiversity and species turnover in terrestrial vs canopy leaf litter
    Laura L Fagan
    Crop and Food Research, Canterbury Agriculture and Science Centre, Gerald Street, Private Bag 4704, Lincoln, New Zealand
    Oecologia 147:335-47. 2006
    ..While ground and canopy assemblages are similar in total biodiversity, it appears that local mite richness (alpha diversity) is higher on the ground, whereas species turnover between sites (beta diversity) is higher in the canopy...
  19. ncbi Habitat fragmentation: panchreston or paradigm?
    Robert M Ewers
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:511; author reply 512. 2007
  20. ncbi Rapid recovery of an insect-plant interaction following habitat loss and experimental wetland restoration
    Corinne H Watts
    Landcare Research, Private Bag 3127, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Oecologia 148:61-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that some insect-plant interactions can recover rapidly from habitat loss with restoration management...
  21. pmc Pervasive impact of large-scale edge effects on a beetle community
    Robert M Ewers
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:5426-9. 2008
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