Florencia Montagnini

Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Program in Tropical Forestry, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry. Senior Fellow, Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Program, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA), U.S. Department of State.

 
Publications (BETA)

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

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.
  • Book - In Press
     
    Montagnini, F., Ibrahim, M. and Murgueitio Restrepo, E. Silvopastoral systems and mitigation of climate change in Latin America. Bois et Forets des Tropiques, 2013.
  • 2012

  • Journal Article
     
    Paul, G., Montagnini, F., Berlyn, G., Craven, D., van Breugel, M., and Hall, J. “Foliar herbivory and leaf traits of five native tree species in a young plantation of Central Panama.” New Forest 43 (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, Ashton, M.S., Montagnini, F., & C. Martinez. “Using agroforestry to improve soil fertility: Effects of intercropping on Ilex paraguariensis (yerbe mate) plantations with Araucaria angustifolia.” Agroforestry Systems 80 (2010): 399-409. DOI: 10.1007/s10457-010-9317-8
  • 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
  • Journal Article
     
    Piotto Daniel, Craven Dylan, Montagnini Florencia and Federico Alice. “Silvicultural and Economic Aspects of Pure and Mixed Native Tree Species Plantations on Degraded Pasturelands in Humid Costa Rica.” New Forests 39 (2010): 369-385. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-009-9177-0
  • 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
     
    Daniel Piotto, Florencia Montagnini, Wayt Thomas, Mark Ashton and Chadwick Oliver. “Forest Recovery after Swidden Cultivation across a 40-year Chronosequence in the Atlantic Forest of Southern Bahia, Brazil.” Plant Ecology 205.2 (2009). 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).