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147. Pérez, V., A. Arévalo, L. Villanueva-Almanza, and E. Ezcurra. 2021. Variation in leaf xeromorphism in the desert palm genus Washingtonia (Arecaceae). Journal of Arid Environments 186(2): 104412.

146. Nabhan, G.P., E.C. Riordan, L. Monti, A.M. Rea, B.T. Wilder, E. Ezcurra, J.B. Mabry, J. Aronson, G.A. Barron-Gafford, J.M. García, A. Búrquez, T.E. Crews, P. Mirocha, and W.C. Hodgson. 2020. An Aridamerican model for agriculture in a hotter, water scarce world. Plants People Planet 2(6):627–639.

145. Semotiuk, A.J., E.F. Hernández-Romano, P. Colunga-GarcíaMarín, L.A. Salazar-Olivo, and E. Ezcurra. 2020. The mechanisms of the myth: Ibervillea sonorae inhibits α-glucosidase and stimulates the secretion of insulin in vitro. Journal of Herbal Medicine 23: 100354.

144. Kumagai. J.A., M.T. Costa, E. Ezcurra, and O. Aburto-Oropeza. 2020. Prioritizing mangrove conservation across Mexico to facilitate 2020 NDC ambition. Ambio 49: 1992–2002.

143. Tello, J., P.P. Garcillán, and E. Ezcurra. 2020. How dietary transition changed land use in Mexico. Ambio 49: 1676–1684.

142. Martínez-Berdeja, A., M.C. Stitzer, M.A. Taylor, M. Okada, E. Ezcurra, D.E. Runcie, and J. Schmitt. 2020. Functional variants of DOG1 control seed chilling responses and variation in seasonal life-history strategies in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117(5): 2526-2534.

141. Velarde, E., D.W. Anderson, and E. Ezcurra. 2019. Seabird clues to ecosystem health. Science 365(6449): 116–117.

140. Wilder B.T., R.S. Felger, and E. Ezcurra. 2019. Controls of plant diversity and composition on a desert archipelago. PeerJ 7:e7286

139. Ezcurra, E., and B.T. Wilder. 2019. Tres siglos de colaboración científica entre México y Estados Unidos. Ciencia 70(4): 8–15.

138. Ávila-Lovera E., R, Haro, E. Ezcurra, L.S. Santiago. 2018. Costs and benefits of photosynthetic stems in desert species from southern California. Functional Plant Biology 46: 175–186. DOI:

137. Ezcurra, E., E. Barrios, P. Ezcurra, A. Ezcurra, S. Vanderplank, O. Vidal, L. Villanueva-Almanza, O. Aburto-Oropeza, 2019. A natural experiment reveals the impact of hydroelectric dams on the estuaries of tropical rivers. Science Advances 5, eaau9875.

136. Villanueva-Almanza, L., P.P. Garcillán, E. Ávila-lovera, V. Pérez, C. Silva-Bejarano, E. Focht, and E. Ezcurra. 2018. A Hollywood palm icon unmasked: Clinal variation in Washingtonia (Arecaceae) of Peninsular California. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 188(4): 406–425. doi: 10.1093/botlinnean/boy066/5136435

135. Velarde, E., and E. Ezcurra. 2018. Are seabirds’ life history traits maladaptive under present oceanographic variability? The case of Heermann’s Gull (Larus heermanni). The Condor 120: 388–401. doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-17-5.1

134. Martínez-Ballesté, A., and E. Ezcurra. 2018. Reconstruction of past climatic events using oxygen isotopes in Washingtonia robusta growing in three anthropic oases in Baja California Sur. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana 70(1): 79‒94. doi: 10.18268/BSGM2018v70n1a5

133. Vanderplank, S.E., J.P. Rebman, and E. Ezcurra. 2018. Where to conserve? Plant biodiversity and endemism in mediterranean Mexico. Biodiversity and Conservation 27(1): 109-122. doi: 10.1007/s10531-017-1424-7

132. Johnson, A.F., A. Girón-Nava, B. Erisman, E. Sala, E. Velarde, E. Ezcurra, O. Aburto-Oropeza. 2017. Comment on Arreguín et al. 2017. Environmental Development 23: 72–75.

131. Semotiuk, A.J., P. Colunga-GarcíaMarín, D. Valenzuela-Maldonado, and E. Ezcurra. 2017. Pillar of strength: Columnar cactus as a key factor in Yoreme heritage and wildland preservation. Ambio 47(1): 86–96 doi: 10.1007/s13280-017-0940-8.

130. Delgado-Fernández, M., P.P. Garcillán, and E. Ezcurra. 2017. The giant columnar cactus Pachycereus pringlei adaptively modifies its stem shape from the dry tropics into the arid mid-latitude deserts, Journal of Arid Environments 146: 10–17

129. Johnson A.F., M. Moreno-Báez, A. Girón-Nava, J. Corominas, B. Erisman, E. Ezcurra, and O. Aburto-Oropeza. 2017. A spatial method to calculate small-scale fisheries effort in data-poor scenarios. PLoS ONE 12(4): e0174064.

128. Ezcurra, E. 2016. Commentary: Anthropogenic disturbances infiltrate forest fragments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(19): 5150–5152.

127. Rubio-Cisneros, N. T., O. Aburto-Oropeza, and E. Ezcurra. 2016. Small-scale fisheries of lagoon estuarine complexes in Northwest Mexico. Tropical Conservation Science 9(1): 78–134.

126. Delgado-Fernández, M., P. P. Garcillán and E. Ezcurra. 2016. On the age and growth rate of giant cacti: Radiocarbon dating of the spines of cardon (Pachycereus pringlei). Radiocarbon 58(3): 479–490. DOI: 10.1017/RDC.2016.25.

125. Ezcurra, P., E. Ezcurra, P. P. Garcillán, M. T. Costa, and O. Aburto-Oropeza. 2016. Coastal landforms and accumulation of mangrove peat increase carbon sequestration and storage. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(16): 4404–4409.

124. Semotiuk, A.J., N.L. Semotiuk, and E. Ezcurra. 2015. The eruption of technology in traditional medicine: How social media guides the sale of natural plant products in the Sonoran Desert region. Economic Botany 69(4): 360–369. doi:10.1007/s12231-015-9327-6.

123. Vanderplank, S. E., and E. Ezcurra. 2015. Marine influence controls plant phenological dynamics in Mediterranean Mexico. Journal of Plant Ecology 9(4): 410–420 doi:10.1093/jpe/rtv066.

122. Martínez-Berdeja, A., E. Ezcurra, and M. Torres. 2015. Morphological variability in propagules of a desert annual as a function of rainfall patterns at different temporal and spatial scales. Functional Ecology 29: 1260–1267 doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12437

121. Velarde, E., E. Ezcurra, M.H. Horn, R.T. Patton, 2015. Warm oceanographic anomalies and fishing pressure drive seabird nesting north. Science Advances 1: e1400210.

120. Martínez-Berdeja, A., and E. Ezcurra. 2015. What can Chorizanthe rigida propagule morphology tell us about rainfall variability and geomorphology in desert ecosystems? Mojave National Preserve Science Newsletter 8: 6–9. (available online at science-newsletter.htm).

119. ESA Vegetation Classification Panel. 2015. How a national vegetation classification can help ecological research and management (peer reviewed letter). Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13: 185–186. doi: 10.1890/15.WB.006.

118. González-Abraham C., E. Ezcurra, P.P. Garcillán, A. Ortega-Rubio, M. Kolb, and J.E. Bezaury-Creel. 2015. The Human Footprint in Mexico: Physical Geography and Historical Legacies. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0121203. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0121203

117. Gómez-Gutiérrez, J., R. Funes-Rodríguez, K. Arroyo-Ramírez, C.A. Sánchez-Ortiz, J.R. Beltrán-Castro, S. Hernández-Trujillo, R. Palomares-García, O. Aburto-Oropeza, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Oceanographic mechanisms that possibly explain dominance of neritic-tropical zooplankton species assemblages around the Islas Marías Archipelago, Mexico. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 42(5): 1009–1034.

116. Martínez-Berdeja, A., E. Ezcurra, and A. C. Sanders. 2015. Delayed seed dispersal in California deserts. Madroño 62(1): 21–32. doi: 10.3120/0024-9637-62.1.21

115. Aburto-Oropeza, O., E. Ezcurra, J. Moxley, A. Sánchez-Rodríguez, I. Mascareñas-Osorio, C. Sánchez-Ortiz, B. Erisman, and T. Ricketts. 2015. A framework to assess the health of rocky reefs linking geomorphology, community assemblage, and fish biomass. Ecological Indicators 52: 353–361.

114. Sarukhán, J., T. Urquiza-Haas, P. Koleff, J. Carabias, R. Dirzo, E. Ezcurra, S. Cerdeira-Estrada, and J. Soberón. 2015. Strategic Actions to Value, Conserve, and Restore the Natural Capital of Megadiversity Countries: The Case of Mexico. BioScience 65(2): 164–173. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu195

113. Velarde, E., E. Ezcurra, and D.W. Anderson. 2015. Seabird diet predicts following-season commercial catch of Gulf of California Pacific Sardine and Northern Anchovy. Journal of Marine Systems 145: 8288. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.08.014

112. Peters, E.M., S. Arizaga, C. Martorell, R. Zaragoza, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Distribución geográfica y estado de conservación de las poblaciones de Mammillaria pectiniferaRevista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 85: 942-952, DOI: 10.7550/rmb.36338.

111. Martínez-Berdeja, A., M. Torres, D. L. Altshuler, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Hydration history and attachment morphology regulate seed release in Chorizanthe rigida (Polygonaceae), a serotinous desert annual. American Journal of Botany 101(7): 1079–1084. doi 10.3732/ajb. 1400120.

110. Vanderplank, S., E. Ezcurra, J. Delgadillo, R. Felger, and L.A. McDade. 2013. Conservation challenges in a threatened hotspot: Agriculture and plant biodiversity losses in Baja California, Mexico. Biodiversity and Conservation 23(9): 2173-2182 DOI 10.1007/s10531-014-0711-9 

109. Wilder, B.T., J.L. Betancourt, C.W. Epps, R.S. Crowhurst, J.I. Mead, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Local extinction and unintentional rewilding of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) on a desert island. PLoS-ONE 9(3): e91358. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091358

108. Velarde, E., B.T. Wilder, R.S. Felger, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Floristic diversity and dynamics of Isla Rasa, Gulf of California - A globally important seabird island. Botanical Sciences 92(1): 89–101.

107. Vanderplank, S.E., S. Mata, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Biodiversity and archeological conservation connected: Aragonite shell middens increase plant diversity. Bioscience 64(3): 202–209. doi: 10.1093/biosci/bit038

106. Rubio-Cisneros, N.T., O. Aburto-Oropeza, J. Murray, C.E. González-Abraham, J. Jackson, and E. Ezcurra. 2014. Transnational Ecosystem Services: The potential of habitat conservation for waterfowl through recreational hunting activities. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 19:1–16. doi: 10.1080/10871209.2013.819536

105. Martínez-Berdeja, A., N. Pietrasiak, A. Tamase, E. Ezcurra, E.B. Allen. 2013. Living where others dare not: Microhabitat distribution in Chorizanthe rigida, a serotinous desert annual. Journal of Arid Environments 97: 120–126.

104. Wehncke, E. V., X. López-Medellín, M. Wall, and E. Ezcurra. 2013. Revealing an endemic herbivore-palm interaction in remote desert oases of Baja California. American Journal of Plant Sciences 4(2A): 470­–478.

103. Trasviña-Castro, A., O. Aburto-Oropeza, E. Ezcurra, and O. Zaytsev. 2013. Observaciones de corrientes en el Parque Nacional de Cabo Pulmo, Baja California Sur: Mediciones Eulerianas en verano, otoño e inicios del invierno. GEOS 32(2): 1–20.

102. Velarde, E., E. Ezcurra, and D.W. Anderson. 2013. Seabird diets provide early warning of sardine fishery declines in the Gulf of California. Nature Scientific Reports 3: 1332 | DOI: 10.1038/srep01332.

101. Wehncke, E.V., J. Rebman, X. López-Medellín, and E. Ezcurra. 2012. Sierra de la Libertad: A major transition between two desert regions in Baja California, Mexico. Botanical Sciences 90 (3): 239–261.

100. López-Medellín, X., and E. Ezcurra. 2012. The productivity of mangroves in northwestern Mexico: a meta-analysis of current data. Journal of Coastal Conservation 16: 399–403.

99. Lövei, G.L., Lewinsohn, T.M., and the Biological Invasions in Megadiverse Regions Network. 2012. Megadiverse developing countries face huge risks from invasives. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27(1): 2–3.

98. Aburto-Oropeza, O., B. Erisman, G.R. Galland, I. Mascareñas-Osorio, E. Sala, and E. Ezcurra. 2011. Large recovery of fish biomass in a no-take marine reserve. PLoS ONE 6(8): e23601.

97. Erisman, B.E., G.R. Galland, I. Mascareñas, J. Moxley, H.J. Walker, O. Aburto-Oropeza, P.A. Hastings, and E. Ezcurra. 2011. List of coastal fishes of Islas Marías archipelago, Mexico, with comments on taxonomic composition, biogeography, and abundance. Zootaxa 2985: 26–40. 

96. López-Medellín, X., A. Castillo, and E. Ezcurra. 2011. Contrasting perspectives on mangroves in arid Northwestern Mexico: Implications for integrated coastal management. Ocean & Coastal Management 54: 318–329.

95. López-Medellín, X., E. Ezcurra, C. González-Abraham, J. Hak, L.S. Santiago, and J.O. Sickman. 2011. Oceanographic anomalies and sea-level rise drive mangroves inland in the Pacific coast of Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science 22 (1): 143–151.

94. Garcillán, P.P., and E. Ezcurra. 2011. Sampling procedures and species estimation: testing the effectiveness of herbarium data against vegetation sampling in an oceanic island. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 273–280.

93. Peters, E.M., C. Martorell, and E. Ezcurra. 2011. The effects of serotiny and rainfall-cued dispersal on fitness: Bet-hedging in the threatened cactus Mammillaria pectiniferaPopulation Ecology 53(2): 383–392.

92. González-Abraham, C.E., P.P. Garcillán, E. Ezcurra, and G.T.E. 2010. Ecorregiones de la península de Baja California: una síntesis. Boletín de la Sociedad Botánica de México 87: 69–82.

91. Garcillán P.P., C.E.González-Abraham, and E. Ezcurra. 2010. The Cartographers of Life: Two Centuries of Mapping the Natural History of Baja California. Journal of the Southwest 52(1): 1–40. 

90. Wehncke E.V., X. Lopez-Medellín, and E. Ezcurra. 2010. Blue fan palm distribution and seed removal patterns in three desert oases of northern Baja California, Mexico. Plant Ecology 208(1): 1–20.

89. Wehncke E.V., X.L. Medellin, and E. Ezcurra. 2009. Patterns of frugivory, seed dispersal and predation of blue fan palms (Brahea armata) in oases of northern Baja California. Journal of Arid Environments 73(9): 773-783.

88. Peters, E.M., C. Martorell, and E. Ezcurra. 2009. The adaptive value of cued seed dispersal in desert plants: seed retention and release in Mammillaria pectinifera, a small globose cactus. American Journal of Botany 96(2): 537–541.

87. Vieyra, L., E. Velarde, and E. Ezcurra. 2008. Effects of parental age and availability of small pelagic fish on the reproductive success of Heermann's Gulls in the Gulf of California. Ecology 90(4): 1084–1094.

86. Aburto-Oropeza, O., E. Ezcurra, G. Danemann, V. Valdez, J. Murray, and E. Sala. 2008. Mangroves in the Gulf of California increase fishery yields. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 105(30): 10456–10459.

85. Garcillan P.P., E. Ezcurra, and E. Vega. 2008. Guadalupe Island: Lost paradise recovered? Overgrazing impact on extinction in a remote oceanic island as estimated through accumulation functions. Biodiversity and Conservation 17(7): 1613-1625. 
(A full database of historical collection records in Gudalupe Island is provided here as Supporting Information).

84. Peters, E.M., C. Martorell, and E. Ezcurra. 2008. Nurse rocks are more important than nurse plants in determining the distribution and establishment of globose cacti (Mammillaria) in the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 72: 593–601.

83. Ojeda-Revah, L.; G. Bocco, E. Ezcurra, and I. Espejel. 2008. Land-cover/use transitions in the binational Tijuana River watershed during a period of rapid industrialization. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 107–116.

82. Ezcurra, E. 2007. Hornaday, Lumholtz, and the grandeur of nature. In “Science on Desert and Lava: A Pinacate Centennial, Part I”, special issue of Journal of the Southwest 49(2): 135–140

81. Caso, M., C. González-Abraham, and E. Ezcurra. 2007. Divergent ecological effects of oceanographic anomalies on terrestrial ecosystems of the Mexican Pacific coast. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 104(25): 10530–10535.

80. Vaughan, H.H., R.B. Waide, J.M. Maass, and E. Ezcurra. 2007. Developing and delivering scientific information in response to emerging needs. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 5(4): W8–W11.

79. Riemann, H. and E. Ezcurra. 2007. Endemic regions of the vascular flora of the peninsula of Baja California, Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science 18: 327–336.

78. Martorell, C., and E. Ezcurra. 2007. The narrow-leaf syndrome: a functional and evolutionary approach to the form of fog-harvesting rosette plants. Oecologia 151(4): 561–573.

77. Martorell, C., E. Vega, and E. Ezcurra. 2006. Morphological consequences of the trade-off between growth and reproduction in a columnar cactus (Lophocereus schottii). Plant Ecology 183(1): 125–131.

76. Ortiz-García, S., E. Ezcurra, B. Schoel, F. Acevedo, J. Soberón, and A.A. Snow. 2006. Transgenic Maize in Mexico. BioScience56(9): 709.

75. Ortiz-García, S., E. Ezcurra, B. Schoel, F. Acevedo, J. Soberón, and A.A. Snow. 2005. Reply to Cleveland et al.’s “Detecting (trans)gene flow to landraces in centers of crop origin: Lessons from the case of maize in Mexico.” Environmental Biosafety Research 4: 209–215.

74. Ortiz-García, S., E. Ezcurra, B. Schoel, F. Acevedo, J. Soberón, and A.A. Snow. 2005. Absence of detectable transgenes in local landraces of maize in Oaxaca, Mexico (2003–2004). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102(35): 12338–12343.

73. Perea, M.C., E. Ezcurra, and J.L. León de la Luz. 2005. Functional morphology of a sarcocaulescent desert scrub in the bay of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 62(2): 413–426.

72. Riemann, H., and E. Ezcurra. 2005. Plant endemism and natural protected areas in the peninsula of Baja California, Mexico. Biological Conservation 122: 141–150.

71. Velarde, E., E. Ezcurra, M.A. Cisneros-Mata, and Miguel F. Lavín. 2004. Seabird ecology, El Niño anomalies, and prediction of sardine fisheries in the Gulf of California. Ecological Applications 14(2): 607–615.

70. Garcillán, P.P., and E. Ezcurra. 2003. Biogeographic regions and beta-diversity of woody dryland legumes in the Baja California peninsula. Journal of Vegetation Science 14(6): 859–868.

69. Garcillán, P.P., E. Ezcurra, and H. Riemann. 2003. Distribution and species richness of woody dryland legumes in Baja California, Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science 14(4): 475–486.

68. Altesor, A. and E. Ezcurra. 2003. Functional morphology and evolution of stem morphology in cacti. Journal of Arid Environments 53: 557–567.

67. Rodríguez, C.E., and E. Ezcurra. 2000. Distribución espacial en el hábitat de Mammilaria pectinifera y M. carnea en el Valle de Zapotitlán Salinas, Puebla, México. Cactáceas y Suculentas Mexicanas 45: 4–14.

66. Mandujano, M.C., A. Flores-Martínez, J. Golubov, and E. Ezcurra. 2002. Spatial distribution of three globose cacti in relation to different nurse-plant canopies and bare areas. Southwestern Naturalist 47(2): 162–168.

65. Martorell, C., and E. Ezcurra. 2002. Rosette scrub occurrence and fog availability in arid mountains of Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science 13: 651–662.

64. López-Portillo, J. and E. Ezcurra. 2002. Los manglares de México: Una revisión. Madera y Bosques (Número Especial) 1: 27–52.

63. Arizaga, S. and E. Ezcurra. 2002. Propagation mechanisms in Agave macroacantha (Agavaceae), a tropical arid-land succulent rosette. American Journal of Botany 89(2): 632–641.

62. Sánchez-Velásquez, L.R., E. Ezcurra, M. Martínez-Ramos, E. Álvarez-Buylla and R. Lorente. 2002. Population dynamics of Zea diploperennis, an endangered perennial herb: effect of slash and burn practice. Journal of Ecology 90(4): 684–693.

61. Bojórquez-Tapia, L. A., S. Díaz-Mondragón & E. Ezcurra. 2001. GIS-based approach for participatory decision making and land suitability assessment. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 15: 129–151.

60. Holmgren, M., M. Scheffer, E. Ezcurra, J.R. Gutiérrez and G.M.J. Mohren. 2001. El Niño effects on the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 16(2): 89–94.

59. Arizaga, S., E. Ezcurra, E. Peters, F. Ramírez de Arellano, and E. Vega. 2000. Pollination Ecology of Agave macroacantha(Agavaceae) in a Mexican tropical desert. II. The role of pollinators. American Journal of Botany 87(7): 1011–1017.

58. Arizaga, S., E. Ezcurra, E. Peters, F. Ramírez de Arellano, and E. Vega. 2000. Pollination Ecology of Agave macroacantha(Agavaceae) in a Mexican tropical desert. I. Floral Biology and pollination mechanisms. American Journal of Botany 87(7): 1004–1010.

57. Bojórquez-Tapia, L.A., E. Ezcurra, and O. García. 1999. Appraisal of environmental impacts and mitigation measures through mathematical matrices. Journal of Environmental Management 53: 91–99.

56. Briones, O., C. Montaña and E. Ezcurra. 1998. Competition intensity as a function of resource availability in a semiarid ecosystem. Oecologia (Berl.) 116: 365–372.

55. Flores-Martínez, A., E. Ezcurra and S. Sánchez-Colón. 1998. Water availability and the competitive effect of a columnar cactus on its nurse plant. Acta Oecologica 19(1): 1–8.

54. Altesor, A., E. Di Landro, H. May and E. Ezcurra. 1998. Long-term species change in a Uruguayan grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science 9(1): 173–180.

53. Ezcurra, E. and R. Medina. 1998. Fouquieriaceae. Flora del valle de Tehuacán 18: 1–13

52. Zavala-Hurtado, J.A., F. Vite and E. Ezcurra. 1998. Stem tilting and pseudocephalium orientation in Cephalocereus columna-trajani (Cactaceae): A functional interpretation. Ecology 79(1): 340–348.

51. Valverde, P.L., J.A. Zavala-Hurtado, C. Montaña and E. Ezcurra. 1997. Numerical analyses of vegetation based on environmental relationships in the Southern Chihuahuan Desert. Southwestern Naturalist 41(4): 424–433.

50. Mourelle, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1997. Differentiation diversity of Argentine cacti and their relationship to environmental factors. Journal of Vegetation Science 8(4): 547–558.

49. Mourelle, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1997. Rapoport's rule: A comparative analysis between South and North American columnar cacti. The American Naturalist 150(1): 131–142.

48. López-Portillo, J., C. Montaña and E. Ezcurra. 1996. Stem demography of Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana in vegetation arcs and associated bare areas. Journal of Vegetation Science 7: 901–910.

47. Syers, J.K., J. Lingard, C. Pieri, E. Ezcurra and G. Fauré. 1996. Sustainable land management for the semiarid and sub-humid tropics. Ambio 25(8): 484–491.

46. Mourelle, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1996. Species richness of Argentine cacti: A test of biogeographic hypotheses. Journal of Vegetation Science 7: 667–680.

45. Higgins, L. and E. Ezcurra. 1996. A mathematical simulation of thermoregulatory behaviour in an orb-weaving spider. Functional Ecology 10: 322–327.

44. Briones, O., C. Montaña and E. Ezcurra. 1996. Competition between three Chihuahuan desert species: evidence from plant size-distance relations and root distribution. Journal of Vegetation Science 7: 453–460.

43. Ezcurra, E. and M. Mazari. 1996. Are megacities viable? A cautionary tale from Mexico City. Environment 38(1): 6–15, 26–35.

42. Collado Vives, L., J. González- González and E. Ezcurra. 1995. Patrones de distribución ficoflorística en el Sistema Lagunar de Nichupté, Quintana Roo, México. Acta Botánica Mexicana 31: 19–32.

41. Arizaga, S. and E. Ezcurra. 1995. Insurance against reproductive failure in a semelparous plant: bulbil formation in Agave macroacanthaOecologia 101: 329–334.

40. Bojórquez-Tapia, L.A., I. Azuara and E. Ezcurra. 1995. Identifying conservation priorities in Mexico through geographic information systems and modeling. Ecological Applications 5(1): 215–231.

39. Bojórquez-Tapia, L.A., E. Ongay-Delhumeau and E. Ezcurra. 1994. Multivariate approach for suitability analysis and environmental conflict resolution. Journal of Environmental Management 41: 187–198.

38. Flores-Martínez, A., E. Ezcurra and S. Sánchez-Colón. 1994. Effect of Neobuxbaumia tetetzo on growth and fecundity of its nurse plant Mimosa luisanaJournal of Ecology 82: 325–330.

37. Altesor, A., C. Silva and E. Ezcurra. 1994. Allometric neoteny and the evolution of succulence in cacti. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 114: 283–292.

36. Hernández, L., M. Delibes and E. Ezcurra. 1993. Activity pattern, home range and habitat preference by coyotes (Canis latrans) in the Mapimí Biosphere Reserve of the Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico. Doñana, Acta Vertebrata 20(2): 276–283.

35. Valverde, P.L., S. Arizaga and E. Ezcurra. 1993. Movimiento foliar en Larrea tridentata (Sesse & Moc. ex DC.) Cov. en relación con la sequía y la edad de la hoja. Acta Botánica Mexicana 21: 15–21.

34. Gallina, S. and E. Ezcurra. 1992. Deer densities in La Michilia: A reply to Galindo. The Southwestern Naturalist 37(4): 422–424.

33. Altesor, A., E. Ezcurra and C. Silva. 1992. Changes in the photosynthetic metabolism during the early ontogeny of four cactus species. Acta Oecologica 13(6): 777–785

32. Ezcurra, E., S. Arizaga, P.L. Valverde, C. Mourelle and A. Flores-Martínez. 1992. Foliole movement and canopy architecture of Larrea tridentata (DC.) Cov. in Mexican deserts. Oecologia 92: 83–89.

31. Cano-Santana, Z., C. Cordero and E. Ezcurra. 1992. Termorregulación y eficiencia de intercepción de luz en Opuntia piliferaWeber (Cactaceae). Acta Botánica Mexicana 19: 63–72.

30. Valiente-Banuet, A. and E. Ezcurra. 1991. Shade as a cause of the association between the cactus Neobuxbaumia tetetzo and the nurse plant Mimosa luisana in the Tehuacán Valley, Mexico. Journal of Ecology 79: 961–970.

29. Huntley, B.J., E. Ezcurra, E.R. Fuentes, K. Fujii, P.J. Grubb, W. Haber, J.R.E. Harger, M.M. Holland, S.A. Levin, J. Lubchenko, H.A. Mooney, V. Neronov, I. Noble, H.R. Pulliam, P.S. Ramakrishnan, P.G. Risser, O. Sala, J. Sarukhán, and W.G. Sombroek. 1991. A sustainable biosphere: The global imperative. Ecology International 20: 5–14

28. García-Oliva, F., E. Ezcurra, and L. Galicia. 1991. Pattern of rainfall distribution in the Central Pacific Coast of Mexico. Geografiska Annaler 73 A(3–4): 179–186.

27. Montaña, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1991. El análisis de componentes principales de tablas florísticas de presencia-ausencia como herramienta para el análisis de gradientes ambientales. Un estudio de caso en la Quebrada de Vaquerías (Valle Hermoso, Córdoba). Ecología Austral 1(1): 56–64

26. Valiente-Banuet, A., O. Briones, A. Bolongaro-Crevenna, E. Ezcurra, M. Rosas, H. Núñez, G. Barnard and E. Vázquez. 1991. Spatial relationships between cacti and nurse shrubs in a semi- arid environment in Central Mexico. Journal of Vegetation Science2: 15–20.

25. Ezcurra, E., C. Montaña and S. Arizaga. 1991. Architecture, light interception, and distribution of Larrea species in the Monte Desert, Argentina. Ecology 72(1): 23–34.

24. López-Portillo, J., E. Ezcurra and M. Maass. 1989. Los petenes de Sian Ka'an, Quintana Roo, y su relación con gradientes de presión hídrica. Acta Botánica Mexicana 5: 19–29.

23. López-Portillo, J. and E. Ezcurra. 1989. Response of three mangrove species to salinity in two geoforms. Functional Ecology 3: 355–361.

22. Montaña, C., E. Ezcurra, A. Carrillo and J.P. Delhoume. 1988. The decomposition of litter in grasslands of northern Mexico: a comparison between arid and non-arid environments. Journal of Arid Environments 13: 551–556.

21. López-Portillo, J. and E. Ezcurra. 1989. Zonation in mangrove and salt-marsh vegetation in relation to soil characteristics and species interactions at the Laguna de Mecoacán, Tabasco, Mexico. Biotropica 21(2): 107–114.

20. Ezcurra, E., J.C. Gómez and J. Becerra. 1987. Diverging patterns of host use by phytophagous insects in relation to leaf pubescence in Arbutus xalapensis (Ericaceae) Oecologia (Berl.) 72: 479–480.

19. Ezcurra, E., R.S. Felger, A. Russell and M. Equihua. 1988. Freshwater islands in a desert sand sea: the hydrology, flora and phytogeography of the Gran Desierto Oases of Northwestern Mexico. Desert Plants 9(2): 35–44,55–63.

18. Rzedowski, J. and E. Ezcurra. 1986. Una nueva especie de Haplopappus (Compositae, Astereae) de las dunas del noroeste de Sonora, México. Ciencia Interamericana 26(1–4): 16–18.

17. Ezcurra, E., J.C. Gómez and J. Becerra. 1986. Respuesta de una comunidad de insectos fitófagos a la pubescencia foliar en el madroño, Arbutus xalapensis H.B.K. Folia Entomologica Mexicana 70: 99–105

16. Ezcurra, E. 1987. A comparison of Reciprocal Averaging and Non-Centred Principal Component Analysis. Vegetatio 71(1): 41–48.

15. Becerra, J. and E. Ezcurra. 1986. Glandular hairs in relation to herbivory in the Arbutus xalepensis complex. American Journal of Botany 73(10): 1427–1430.

14. Ezcurra, E., M. Equihua and J. López-Portillo. 1987. The desert vegetation of El Pinacate, Sonora, Mexico. Vegetatio 71(1): 49–61.

13. Ezcurra, E. and J. Becerra. 1987. Experimental decomposition of litter from the Tamaulipan cloud-forest: A comparison of four simple models. Biotropica 19(4): 290–296.

12. Ezcurra, E. and V. Rodrigues. 1986. Rainfall patterns in the Gran Desierto, Sonora, Mexico. Journal of Arid Environments 10(1): 13–28.

11. López-Portillo, J. and E. Ezcurra. 1985. Litter fall of Avicennia germinans L. in a one-year cycle in a mudflat at the Laguna de Mecoacán, Tabasco. Biotropica 17(3): 186–190.

10. Ezcurra, E. and C. Montaña. 1984. On the measurement of association between plant species and environmental variables. Acta Oecologica. Oecologia generalis 5(1): 21–33

9. Montaña, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1982. Aplicación de algunos métodos de clasificación numérica al estudio de la vegetación de la Quebrada de Vaquerías. Ecología (Arg.) 7: 55–66

8. Halffter, G., P. Reyes-Castillo, M.E. Maury, S. Gallina and E. Ezcurra. 1981. La conservación del germoplasma: soluciones en México. Folia Entomologica Mexicana 46: 29–64

7. Ezcurra, E., S. Gallina and P. Ffolliott. 1980. Manejo combinado del venado y el ganado en el norte de México. Rangelands 2: 208–209

6. Ezcurra, E. 1980. Una nota acerca de la diversidad. Ecología (Arg.) 4: 141–142

5. Montaña, C. and E. Ezcurra. 1980. Simple instrument for quick measurement of crown projections. Journal of Forestry 78: 699.

4. Rapoport, E.H. and E. Ezcurra. 1979. Natural and man-made biogeography in Africa: a comparison between birds and phytopathogens. Journal of Biogeography 6: 341–348.

3. Ezcurra, E. 1978. El uso de un método numérico para la determinación de regiones biogeográficas. Ecología (Arg.) 3: 3–9

2. Ezcurra, E., E.H. Rapoport and C. Marino. 1978. The geographical distribution of insect pests. Journal of Biogeography 5: 149–157.

1. Rapoport, E.H., E. Ezcurra and B. Drausal. 1976. The distribution of plant diseases: a look into the biogeography of the future. Journal of Biogeography 3: 365–372.



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