Florencia Montagnini

Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Program in Tropical Forestry and Agroforestry, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry.

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2018

  • Journal Article
    Montes-Londoño, I., F. Montagnini, and M. S. Ashton. “Allometric relationships and reforestation guidelines for Maclura tinctoria, an important multi-purpose timber tree of Latin America.” New Forests 49.2 (2018): 249-263. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-017-9617-1

2017

  • Journal Article
    Guerrero-Ramírez, N. R., D. Craven, P. B. Reich, J. J. Ewel, F. Isbell, J. Koricheva, J. A Parrotta, H. Auge, H. E. Erickson, D. I. Forrester, A. Hector, J. Joshi, F. Montagnini, C. Palmborg, D. Piotto, C. Potvin, C. Roscher, J. van Ruijven, D. Tilman, B. Wilsey, and N. Eisenhauer. “Diveristy-dependent temporal divergence of ecosystem functioning in experimental ecosystems.” Nature Ecology & Evolution 1.11 (2017): 1639-1642. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0325-1
  • Book Chapter
    Rocha, P., F. Niella, H. Keller, F. Montagnini, R. Metzel, B. Eibl, J. Kornel, F. Romero, L. López, J. Araujo, and J. Barquinero. “Ecological Indigenous (EIK) and Scientific (ESK) Knowledge Integration as a Tool for Sustainable Development in Indigenous Communities. Experience in Misiones, Argentina.” Integrating Landscapes: Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty. Ed. F. Montagnini. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. 235-260. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69371-2_10
  • Edited Book
    Montagnini, F., ed. Integrating Landscapes: Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty. Ed. F. Montagnini. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69371-2
  • Book Chapter
    Eibl, B. I., F. Montagnini, M. A. López, L. N. López, R. Montechiesi, and E. Esterche. “Organic Yerba Mate, Ilex paraguariensis, in Association with Native Species: A Sustainable Production Alternative.” Integrating Landscapes: Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty. Ed. F. Montagnini. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. 261-281. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69371-2_11
  • Book Chapter
    Montagnini, F. and R. Metzel. “The Contribution of Agroforestry to Sustainable Development Goal 2: End Hunger, Achieve Food Security and Improved Nutrition, and Promote Sustainable Agriculture.” Integrating Landscapes: Agroforestry for Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty. Ed. F. Montagnini. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. 11-45. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69371-2_2

2014

  • Journal Article
    Rappaport, D. and F. Montagnini. “Tree species growth under a rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) plantation: native restoration via enrichment planting in southern Bahia, Brazil.” New Forests 45.5 (2014): 715-732. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-014-9433-9
  • Journal Article
    Schneider, T., M. S. Ashton, F. Montagnini, and P. P. Milan. “Growth performance of sixty tree species in smallholder reforestation trials on Leyte, Philippines.” New Forests 45.1 (2014): 83-96. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-013-9393-5

2013

  • Book - In Press
    Montagnini, F. Los sistemas agroforestales y su contribución para la mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático. Revista Alcance, Facultad de Agronomía. Venezuela: Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), Maracay, 2013.
  • Journal Article
    Montagnini, F., M. Ibrahim, and E. Murgueitio Restrepo. “Silvopastoral systems and mitigation of climate change in Latin America.” Bois et Forets des Tropiques 316.2 (2013): 3-16. Link

2012

  • Journal Article
    Paul, G. S., F. Montagnini, G. P. Berlyn, D. J. Craven, M. van Breugel, and J. S. Hall. “Foliar herbivory and leaf traits of five native tree species in a young plantation of Central Panama.” New Forests 43.1 (2012): 69-87. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-011-9267-7

2011

  • Edited Book
    Montagnini, Florencia, Wendy Francesconi, and Esteban Rossi. Eds. Agroforestry as a Tool for Landscape Restoration. New York: Nova Science Publishers., 2011.
  • Journal Article
    Montagnini, F. and Finney. “Payments for Environmental Services in Latin America as a Tool for Restoration and Rural Development.” Ambio 40 (2011): 285-297. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-010-0114-4
  • Edited Book
    Montagnini, Florencia and Christopher Finney, Eds. Restoring Degraded Landscapes with Native Species in Latin America. New York: Nova Science Publishers., 2011.

2010

  • Journal Article
    Ilany, T, M. S. Ashton, F. Montagnini, and C. Martinez. “Using agroforestry to improve soil fertility: Effects of intercropping on Ilex paraguariensis (yerbe mate) plantations with Araucaria angustifolia.” Agroforestry Systems 80.3 (2010): 399-409. DOI: 10.1007/s10457-010-9317-8
  • Journal Article
    Piotto, D., D. Craven, F. Montagnini, and F. Alice. “Silvicultural and Economic Aspects of Pure and Mixed Native Tree Species Plantations on Degraded Pasturelands in Humid Costa Rica.” New Forests 39.3 (2010): 369-385. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-009-9177-0
  • Book
    Redondo Brenes, A., and Montagnini, F. Forested habitats and human-modifed land-use effects on avian diversity. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc, 2010.
  • Book Chapter
    Redondo-Brenes, A. & F. Montagnini. “Contribution of Homegardens, Silvopastoral Systems, and Other Human-Dominated Land-Use Types to the Avian Diversity of a Biological Corridor in Costa Rica.” Handbook on Agroforestry: Management Practices and Environmental Impact. Ed. Kellimore, L. R. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2010. 185-224.
  • Journal Article
    Ceperley, N., Montagnini, F., and Natta. “Role of Sacred Pools for Riparian Forest Conservation.” Bois et Forets des Tropiques 303.1 (2010): 5-23. DOI: 1DCep303:280doschun

2009

  • Journal Article
    Calle, A., Montagnini, F., and Zuluaga, A.F. “Farmer's Perceptions of Silvopastoral System Promotion in Quindio, Colombia.” Bois et Forets des Tropiques 63 (2009).
  • Journal Article
    Piotto, D., F. Montagnini, W. Thomas, M. Ashton, and C. Oliver. “Forest recovery after swidden cultivation across a 40-year chronosequence in the Atlantic forest of southern Bahia, Brazil.” Plant Ecology 205.2 (2009): 261–272. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-009-9615-2

2008

  • Unpublished Work
    Montagnini, Florencia “Invasive exotic grass in the Panama Canal watershed can be effectively controlled by shading with tree plantations.” 2008.
  • Book Chapter
    Montagnini, F. “Management for Sustainability and Restoration of Degraded Pastures in the Neotropics.” Post-Agricultural Succession in the Neotropics. 2008. 265-295. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-33642-8
  • Journal Article
    F. Montagnini, A. Suárez Islas, M. Araújo Santana. “Participatory Approaches to Ecological Restoration in Hidalgo, Mexico.” Bois et Forêts des Tropiques 62.295 (2008): 5-20.
  • Journal Article
    Montagnini, F., Cerezo, A., Lam Bent, H. S., Finney, C., and Kim, T. J. “Reforestación para control de pastos invasores y protección de cuencas hidrográficas en el Canal de Panamá. Reforestation for control of invasive grass and watershed protection in the Panama canal.” Yvyraretá (Argentina) 15 (2008): 33-38.
  • Journal Article
    Kim, T. J., Montagnini, F. and Dent, D. “Rehabilitating abandoned pastures in Panama: control of the invasive exotic grass, Saccharum spontaneum (L.), using artificial shade treatments.” Journal of Sustainable Forestry 26.3 (2008): 192-203. DOI: 10.1080/10549810701879719
  • Book Chapter
    Montagnini, F. “Soil Sustainability in Agroforestry Systems: Experiences on Impacts of Trees on Soil Fertility from a Humid Tropical Site.” Ecological Basis of Agroforestry. Ed. Daizy Rani Batish; Ravinder Kumar Kohli; Shibu Jose; Harminder Pal Singh CRC Press, 2008. 239-251.
  • Journal Article
    Butler, R., Montagnini, F. and Arroyo, P. “Woody Understory Plant Diversity in Pure and Mixed Native Tree Plantations at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica.” Forest Ecology and Management 255.7 (2008): 2251-2263. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2007.12.050

2007

  • Journal Article
    Orozco Zamora, C. and Montagnini, F. “Seed rain and seed dispersal agents in pure and mixed plantations of native trees and abandoned pastures at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica.” Restoration Ecology 15.3 (2007): 453-461. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2007.00241.x
  • Journal Article
    Orozco Zamora, C. and Montagnini, F. “Lluvia de semillas y sus agentes dispersores en plantaciones forestales de nueve especies nativas en parcelas puras y mixtas en la Estación Biológica La Selva, Costa Rica.” Recursos Naturales y Ambiente (Costa Rica) 49 (2007): 131-140.

2006

  • Journal Article
    Montagnini, F. “In Mesoamerica, homegardens are an important resource for biodiversity and food security in traditional as well as in conventional households.” (2006).