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60.Sreekar, R., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Koh, L.P. (32 Authors Total) 2018. Spatial scale changes the relationship between beta diversity, species richness and latitude. Royal Society Open Science 5: 181168.PDF
59.Johnson, D.J., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and McMahon, S.M. (43 Authors Total) 2018. Climate sensitive size-dependent survival in tropical trees. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2: 1436-1442.PDF
58.Hogan, J., Zimmerman, J., Thompson, J., Uriarte, M., Swenson, N., Condit, R., Hubbell, S., Johnson, D., Sun, I.-F., Chang-Yang, C.-H., Su, S.-H., Ong, P., Rodriguez, L., Monoy, C., Yap, S. & Davies, S. 2018. The frequency of cyclonic wind storms shapes tropical forest dynamism and functional trait dispersion. Forests 9: 404.PDF
57.Lutz, J.A., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zimmerman, J.K. (98 Authors Total) 2018. Global importance of large-diameter trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 849-864.PDF
56.Chen, Y.-Y., Satake, A., Sun, I-F., Kosugi, Y., Tani, M., Numata, S., Hubbell, S.P., Fletcher, C., Noor, N.S.M. and Wright, S.J. 2018. Species-specific flowering cues among general flowering Shorea species at the Pasoh Research Forest, Malaysia. Journal of Ecology 106: 586–598.PDF
55.Luskin, M.S., Brashares, J.S., Ickes, K., Sun, I-F., Fletcher, C., Wright, S.J. and Potts, M.D. 2017. Cross-boundary subsidy cascades from oil palm degrade distant tropical forests. Nature Communications 8: 2231.PDF
54.Usinowicz, J., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Wright, S.J. (18 Authors Total) 2017. Temporal coexistence mechanisms contribute to the latitudinal gradient in forest diversity. Nature 550: 105-108.PDF
53.LaManna, J.A., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Myers, J.A. (50 Authors Total) 2017. Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale. Science 356: 1389-1392.PDF
52.Umaña, M.N., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Swenson, N.G. (19 Authors Total) 2017. The role of functional uniqueness and spatial aggregation in explaining rarity in trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 777-786.PDF
51.Hosaka, T., Yumoto, T., Chen, Y.-Y., Sun, I-F., Wright, S.J., Numata, S. and Noor, N.S.M. 2017. Responses of pre-dispersal seed predators to sequential flowering of Dipterocarps in Malaysia. Biotropica 49: 177-185.PDF
50.Wang, X., Wiegand, T., Kraft, N.J.B., Swenson, N.G., Davies, S.J., Hao, Z., Howe, R., Lin, Y., Ma, K., Mi, X., Su, S.-H., Sun, I-F. and Wolf, A. 2016. Stochastic dilution effects weaken deterministic effects of niche-based processes in species rich forests. Ecology 97: 347-360.PDF
49.Kunstler, G., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Westoby, M. (36 Authors Total) 2016. Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition. Nature 529: 204-207.PDF
48.Iida, Y., Sun, I-F., Price, C.A., Chen, C.-T., Chen, Z.-S., Chiang, J.-M., Huang, C.-L. and Swenson, N.G. 2016. Linking leaf veins to growth and mortality rates: an example from a subtropical tree community. Ecology and Evolution 6: 6085-6096.PDF
47.Chiang, J.-M., Spasojevic, M.J., Muller-Landau, H.C., Sun, I-F., Lin, Y., Su, S.-H., Chen, Z.-S., Chen, C.-T., Swenson, N.G. and McEwan, R.W. 2016. Functional composition drives ecosystem function through multiple mechanisms in a broadleaved subtropical forest. Oecologia 182: 829-840.PDF
46.Chang-Yang, C.-H., Sun, I-F., Tsai, C.-H., Lu, C.-L. and Hsieh, C.-F. 2016. ENSO and frost co-determine decade-long temporal variation in flower and seed production in a subtropical rain forest. Journal of Ecology 104: 44-54.PDF
45.Zhong, L., Chang-Yang, C.-H., Lu, P., Gu, X., Lei, Z., Cai, Y., Zheng, F., Sun, I-F. and Yu, M. 2015. Community structure and species composition of the secondary evergreen broad-leaved forest: the analyses for a 9-ha forest dynamics plot in Wuyanling Nature Reserve, Zhejiang Province, East China. Biodiversity Science 23: 619-629.PDF
44.Wright, S.J., Sun, I-F., Pickering, M., Fletcher, C.D. and Chen, Y.-Y. 2015. Long-term changes in liana loads and tree dynamics in a Malaysian forest. Ecology 96: 2748-2757.PDF
43.Wang, H.-H., Wu, S.-H., Sun, I-F. and Chen, K.-F. 2015. Young sapling dramatically decreased during 2001 and 2013 in Kenting uplifted coral reef forest, southern Taiwan. Journal of National Park 25: 17-23.PDF
42.Slik, J.W.F., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Venticinque, E.M. (173 Authors Total) 2015. An estimate of the number of tropical tree species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 7472-7477.PDF
41.Pei, N., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Kress W. J. (22 Authors Total) 2015. Closely-related taxa influence woody species discrimination via DNA barcoding: evidence from global forest dynamics plots. Scientific Report 5: 15127.PDF
40.Kraft, T.S., Wright, S.J., Turner, I., Lucas, P.W., Oufiero, C.E., Noor, N.S.M., Sun, I-F. and Dominy, N.J. 2015. Seed size and the evolution of leaf defences. Journal of Ecology 103: 1057-1068.PDF
39.Feng, G., Mi, X., Eiserhardt, W.L., Jin, G., Sang, W., Lu, Z., Wang, X., Li, X., Li, B., Sun, I-F., Ma, K. and Svenning, J.-C. 2015. Assembly of forest communities across East Asia: Insights from phylogenetic community structure and species pool scaling. Scientific Report 5: 9337.PDF
38.Anderson-Teixeira, K. J., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zimmerman J. (108 Authors Total) 2015. CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change. Global Change Biology 21: 528-549.PDF
37.Stephenson, N.L., ...., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zavala, M.A. (38 Authors Total). 2014. Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size. Nature 507: 90-93.PDF
36.Shen, G., He, F., Waagepetersen, R., Sun, I-F., Hao, Z., Chen, Z.-S. and Yu, M. 2013. Quantifying effects of habitat heterogeneity and other clustering processes on spatial distributions of tree species. Ecology 94: 2436-2443.PDF
35.Iida, Y., Kohyama, T.S., Swenson, N.G., Su, S.-H., Chen, C.-T., Chiang, J.-M. and Sun, I-F. 2014. Linking functional traits and demographic rates in a subtropical tree community: the importance of size dependency. Journal of Ecology 102: 641-650.PDF
34.Lasky, J.R., Sun, I-F., Su, S.-H., Chen, Z.-S., and Keitt, T.H. 2013. Trait-mediated effects of environmental filtering on tree community dynamics. Journal of Ecology 101: 722-733.PDF
33.Lai, J., Coomes, D.A., Du, X., Hsieh, C.-F., Sun, I-F., Chao, W.-C., Mi, X., Ren, H., Wang, X., Hao, Z. and Ma, K. 2013. A general combined model to describe tree-diameter distributions within subtropical and temperate forest communities. Oikos 122: 1636-1642.PDF
32.Erickson, D. L., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Kress W. J. (24 Authors Total) 2014. Comparative evolutionary diversity and phylogenetic structure across multiple forest dynamics plots: a mega-phylogeny approach. Frontiers in Genetics 5: 358.PDF
31.Chisholm, R.A., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Yap S. (27 Authors Total) 2014. Temporal variability of forest communities: empirical estimates of population change in 4000 tree species. Ecology Letters 17: 855-865.PDF
30.Chisholm, R.A., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zimmerman, J.K. (65 Authors Total). 2013. Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests. Journal of Ecology 101: 1214-1224.PDF
29.Chang-Yang, C.-H., Lu, C.-L., Sun, I-F., and Hsieh, C.-F. 2013. Long-term seedling dynamics of tree species in a subtropical rain forest, Taiwan. Taiwania 58: 35-43.PDF
28.Chang-Yang, C.-H., Lu, C.-L., Sun, I-F., and Hsieh, C.-F. 2013. Flowering and fruiting patterns in a subtropical rain forest, Taiwan. Biotropica 45: 165-174.PDF
27.Brown, C., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Law, R. (32 Authors Total). 2013. Multispecies coexistence of trees in tropical forests: spatial signals of topographic niche differentiation increase with environmental heterogeneity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280: 20130502.PDF
26.Sun, I-F., Hwong, J.-L., Chen, M.-C., Tsao, T.-M., Huang, C.-C., Fu, J.-S. and Huang, T.-H. 2012. The effect of different thinning intensity on regeneration of native tree species in Cryptomeria japonica plantation forest. Quarterly Jounal of Chinese Forestry 45: 13-30.PDF
25.Laurance W.F., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zamzani F. (216 Authors Total). 2012. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature 489: 290-294.PDF
24.De Cáceres M., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and He, F. (21 Authors Total). 2012. The variation of tree beta diversity across a global network of forest plots. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 1191-1202.PDF
23.McEwan, R.M., Lin, Y.-C., Sun, I-F., Hsieh, C.-F., Su, S.-H., Chang, L.-W., Song, G.-Z., Wang, H.-H., Hwong, J.-L., Lin, K.-C., Yang, K.-C., and Chiang, J.-M. 2011. Topographic and biotic regulation of aboveground carbon storage in subtropical broad-leaved forests of Taiwan. Forest Ecology and Management 262: 1817-1825.PDF
22.Lin, Y.-C., Lin, P.-J., Wang, H.-H. and Sun, I-F. 2011. Seed distribution of eleven tree species in a tropical forest in Taiwan. Botanical Studies 52: 327-336.PDF
21.Lin, Y.-C., Chang, L.-W., Yang, K.-C., Wang, H.-H., and Sun, I-F. 2011. Point patterns of tree distribution determined by habitat heterogeneity and dispersal limitation. Oecologia 165: 175-184.PDF
20.Hosaka, T., Yumoto, T., Chen, Y.-Y., Sun, I-F., Wright, S.J., and Noor, N.S.M. 2011. Abundance of insect seed predators and intensity of seed predation on Shorea (Dipterocarpaceae) in two consecutive masting events in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27: 651-655.PDF
19.Magnussen, S., Smith, B., Kleinn, C., and Sun, I-F. 2010. An urn model for species richness estimation in quadrat sampling from fixed-area populations. Forestry 83: 293-306.PDF
18.Lin, C.-Y., Lin, Y.-C., Lin, P.-J. Wang, H.-H., and Sun, I-F. 2010. Development and evaluation of seed dispersal functions in the Kenting Forest Dynamics Plot. Taiwan Journal of Forest Science 25: 53-62.PDF
17.Chao, W.-C., Song, G.-Z., Chao, K.-J., Liao, C.-C., Fan, S.-W., Wu, S.-H., Hsieh, T.-H., Sun, I-F., Kuo, Y.-L., and Hsieh, C.-F. 2010. Lowland rainforests in southern Taiwan and Lanyu, at the northern border of Paleotropics and under the influence of monsoon wind. Plant Ecology 210: 1-17.PDF
16.Zhang, J., Hao, Z., Sun, I-F., Song, B., Ye, J., Li, B. and Wang, X. 2009. Density dependence on tree survival in an old-growth temperate forest in northeastern China. Annals of Forest Science 66: 204-213.PDF
15.Wang, Z., Ye, W., Cao, H., Huang, Z., Lian, J., Li, L., Wei, S., and Sun, I-F. 2009. Species–topography association in a species-rich subtropical forest of China. Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 648-655.PDF
14.Shen, G., Yu, M., Hu, X.S., Mi, X., Ren, H., Sun, I-F., and Ma, K.P. 2009. Species-area relationships explained by the joint effects of dispersal limitation and habitat heterogeneity. Ecology 90: 3033-3041.PDF
13.Li, L., Huang, Z., Ye, W., Cao, H., Wei, S., Wang, Z., Lian, J., Sun, I-F., Ma, K.P., and He, F. 2009. Spatial distributions of tree species in a subtropical forest of China Oikos 118: 495-502.PDF
12.Legendre, P., Mi, X., Ren, H., Ma, K., Yu, M., Sun, I-F. and He, F. 2009. Partitioning beta diversity in a subtropical broad-leaved forest of China. Ecology 90: 663-674.PDF
11.Metz, M.R., Comita, L.S., Chen, Y-Y., Norden, N., Condit, R., Hubbell, S.P., Sun, I-F., Noor, N.S.M. and Wright, S.J. 2008. Temporal and spatial variability in seedling dynamics: a cross-site comparison in four lowland tropical forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24: 1-10.PDF
10.Sun, I-F., Chen, Y.-Y., Hubbell, S.P., Wright, S.J. and Noor, N.S.M. 2007. Seed predation during general flowering events of varying magnitude in a Malaysian rain forest. Journal of Ecology 95: 818-827.PDF
9.Wills, C., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Zimmerman, J. (34 Authors Total). 2006. Non-random processes contribute to the maintenance of diversity in tropical forests. Science 311: 527-531.PDF
8.Muller-Landau, H.C., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Ashton, P. (44 Authors Total). 2006. Comparing tropical forest tree size distributions with the predictions of metabolic ecology and equilibrium models. Ecology letters 9: 589-602.PDF
7.Muller-Landau, H.C., ..., Sun, I-F., ..., and Ashton, P. (40 Authors Total). 2006. Testing metabolic ecology theory for allometric scaling of tree size, growth and mortality in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 9: 575-588.PDF
6.Wang, H.-H., Sun, I.-F., Chien, C.-T., Pan, F.-J., Kuo, C.-F., Yu, M.-H., Yu, H.-L., Wu, S.-H., Cheng, Y.-P., Chen, S.-Y. and Kao, Y.-C. 2004. Tree species composition and habitat types of a Karst Forest in Kenting, southern Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of Forestry Science 19: 323-335.PDF
5.Hsieh, C.-F., Sun, I-F. and Yang, C.-C. 2000. Species composition and vegetation pattern of a lowland rain forest at the Nanjenshan LTER site, southern Taiwan. Taiwania 45: 107-119.PDF
4.黃皇男、孫義方、何肇寶. 1998. 森林林下光照度之數學模型建立. 東海學報 39: 65-77.
3.Chen, Z.-S., Hsieh, C.-F., Jiang, F.-Y., Hsieh, T.-H., and Sun, I-F. 1997. Relations of soil properties to topography and vegetation in a subtropical rain forest in southern Taiwan. Plant Ecology 132: 229-241.PDF
2.Wootton, T. J. and Sun, I-F. 1990. Bract liquid as a herbivore defense mechanism for Heliconia wagneriana inflorescences. Biotropica 22: 155-159.
1.Hendrix, S. D. and Sun, I-F. 1989. Inter and intraspecific variation in seed mass in seven species of Umbellifer. New Phytologist 112: 445-451.PDF