Publications -Nigerian Montane Forest Project

Nigerian Montane Forest Project
Arroyo, D., Hale, M., Blackburn, D., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Conservation genetics of two threatened frogs from the Mambilla highlands, Nigeria. PLoS ONE.

Adewoye, R., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Mapping deforestation patterns with time series MODIS data and BFAST algorithm. Journal of forest research and management, 15(1), 22-35.

Yadok, B. G., Gerhard, D., Forget, P. -M., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Size doesn’t matter: Larger carapa seeds are not dispersed farther by African rodent community. African Journal of Ecology, 56. 

Umar, D. M., Harding, J. S., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Food Web Structure in Tropical Highland Stream Ecosystem. Greener Journal of Biological Sciences, 8(3), 29-41. Retrieved from 

Osinubi, S., Brown, J., Briskie, J., & Chapman, H. (2018). Carotenoid-based plumage pigmentation and concentration as a function of sex and habitat type in the Yellow-breasted Boubou Laniarius atroflavus. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology, 49(2).

Aliyu, B., Thia, J., Moltchanova, E., Forget, P. -M., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Forest disturbance and seasonal food availability influence a conditional seed dispersal mutualism. Biotropica, 50(3), 1-8. doi:10.1111/btp.12570 

Adewoye, R., & Chapman, H. M. (2018). Testing spectral variation hypothesis on the Afromontane forest ecosystem of Ngel Nyaki, north eastern Nigeria with landsat 8 (oli) and macro-ecological data. Journal of Forestry Research and Management, 15(1), 145-161.

Umar, D. M., Harding, J. S., & Chapman, H. M. (2017). Response of benthic invertebrate communities to a land use gradient in tropical highland streams in Nigeria. Tropical Freshwater Biology, 26, 53-77. Retrieved from

Mahmoud, M. I., Sloan, S., Campbell, M. J., Imong, I., Alamgir, I., Chapman, H. M., . . . Laurance, W. F. (2017). Alternative Routes for a Proposed Nigerian Superhighway to Limit Damage to Rare Ecosystems and Wildlife. TROPICAL CONSERVATION SCIENCE, 10, 1-10.

Umar, D., Harding, J. S., & Chapman, H. (2017). Riparian land use and the relationship between invertebrate communities and litter decomposition in a tropical highland stream. Nigeria Journal of Fisheries, 14, 1093-1107. 

Walters, M., Knight, A., Chapman, H. M., Kraberger, S., Stainton, D., Varsani, A., . . . Christopher, A. (2017). Novel single-stranded DNA virus genomes recovered from chimpanzee feces sampled from the Mambilla Plateau in Nigeria. American Society for Microbiology, 5(9), e01715-e01716. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01715-16 **********************

Nsor, C. A., Chapman, H. M., & Godsoe, W. (2017). Does a species’ extinction-proneness predict its contribution to nestedness? A test using a sunbird-tree visitation network. PLoS ONE, 12(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170223

Chapman, H., Cordeiro, N. J., Dutton, P., Wenny, D., Kitamura, S., Kaplin, B., . . . Lawes, M. J. (2016). Seed-dispersal ecology of tropical montane forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 32(5), 437-454. doi:10.1017/S0266467416000389

Thia, J. A., Hale, M. L., Stouffer, D. B., & Chapman, H. M. (2016). Limited dispersal into appropriate microhabitats likely explains recruitment failure in a chimpanzee-dependent tree species. African Journal of Ecology, 54(1), 121-124. doi:10.1111/aje.12257

Thia, J. A., Hale, M. L., & Chapman, H. M. (2016). Interspecific comparisons with chloroplast SSR loci reveal limited genetic variation in Nigerian montane forests: A study on Cordia millenii (West African Cordia), Entandrophragma angolense (tiama mahogany), and Lovoa
trichilioides (African walnut). Tropical Conservation Science, 9(1), 321-337. doi:10.1177/194008291600900117

Dutton, P., Moltchanova., & Chapman, H. M. (2016). Nesting Ecology of a Small Montane Population of the Nigerian/Cameroon Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti) in Nigeria. Fola Primatologica, 87(6), 361-374. doi:10.1159/000454921 

Knight, A., Chapman, H. M., & Hale, M. (2016). Habitat fragmentation and its implications for Endangered chimpanzee Pan troglodytes conservation. Oryx, 50(3), 533-536. doi:10.1017/S0030605315000332 

Grassham, A. M., Kunz, B. K., Goldson, S. L., Bawaro, M., & Chapman, H. M. (2015). Seed Dispersal by the Tantalus Monkey, Chlorocebus tantalus: Implications for Forest Restoration and Expansion within an Afromontane Landscape in Nigeria. African Primates, 10, 13-24.

Adewoye, R., Huettich, C., Schmullius, C., & Chapman, H. M. (2015). Estimating Aboveground Biomass of the Afromontane Forests of Mambilla Plateau Using Quickbird and in Situ Forest Inventory Data. Journal of Remote Sensing Technology, 3, 1-8. doi:10.18005/JRST0301001

Dutton, P., & Chapman, H. M. (2015). Dietary preferences of a submontane population of the rare Nigerian-Cameroon chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ellioti) in Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, Nigeria. American Journal of Primatology, 77(1), 86-97. doi:10.1002/ajp.22313

Van Vianen, J. C. C. M., Houliston, G. J., Fletcher, J. D., Heenan, P. B., & Chapman, H. M. (2015). Consequences of interspecific hybridization and virus infection on the growth and fecundity of three threatened coastal Lepidium (Brassicaceae) species from New Zealand. Austral Ecology, 40(6), 672-682. doi:10.1111/aec.12234

Barnes, A. D., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). Dispersal traits determine passive restoration trajectory of a Nigerian montane forest. Acta Oecologica, 56, 32-40. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2014.02.002

Barnes, A. D., Emberson, R. M., Chapman, H. M., Krell, F. -T., & Didham, R. K. (2014). Matrix habitat restoration alters dung beetle species responses across tropical forest edges. Biological Conservation, 170, 28-37. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.12.006

Umar, D. M., Harding, J. S., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). Tropical land use and its effects on stream communities. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Policy Evaluation, 4(2), 165-196. 

Aliyu, B., Adamu, H., Moltchanova, E., Forget, P. M., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). The interplay of habitat and seed type on scatterhoarding behaviour in a fragmented Afromontane forest landscape. Biotropica, 46(3), 264-267. doi:10.1111/btp.12110

Dutton, P. E., Chapman, H. M., & Moltchanova, E. (2014). Secondary Removal of Seeds Dispersed by Chimpanzees in a Nigerian Montane Forest. African Journal of Ecology, 52(4), 438-447. doi:10.1111/aje.12138

Dutton, P. A., & Chapman, H. M. (2015). New tools suggest local variation in tool use by a montane community of the rare Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes ellioti, in Nigeria. Primates, 56(1), 89-100. doi:10.1007/s10329-014-0451-1

Barnes, A. D., Emberson, R. M., Chapman, H. M., Frank, T., Krell, K. T., & Didham, R. K. (2014). Matrix habitat restoration alters dung beetle species responses across tropical forest edges. Biological Conservation, 170, 28-37. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2013.12.006

Barnes, A. D., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). Dispersal traits determine passive restoration trajectory of a Nigerian montane forest. Acta Oecologia, 56, 32-40. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2014.02.002

Osinubi, S. T., Vugeh, Y., Briskie, J. V., Ottosson, U., Brown, J. A., & Chapman, H. M. (2014). Association with riparian fragments by Yellow-breasted Boubou Laniarius atroflavus indicates need for wider-scale forest matrix conservation. Malimbus, 36(1), 47-57. 

van Vianan, J. C. C. M., Houliston, G. J., Fletcher, J. D., Heenan, P. B., & Chapman, H. M. (2013). New threats to endangered Cook’s scurvy grass (Lepidium oleraceum; Brassicaceae): introduced crop viruses and the extent of their spread. Australian Journal of Botany, 61(2), 161-166. doi:10.1071/BT12266

Nsor, C., & Chapman, H. M. (2013). A preliminary investigation into the avian pollinators of three tree species in a Nigerian montane forest. Malimbus, 35, 37-49. 

Weston, K. A., Chapman, H. M., Kelly, D., & Moltchanova, E. V. (2012). Dependence on sunbird pollination for fruit set in three West African montane mistletoe species. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 28(02), 205-213. doi:10.1017/S026646741100068X

Umar, D. M., Marinov, M. G., Schorr, M., & Chapman, H. M. (2012). Odonata attracted by light: A new topic for myth-busters. International Dragonfly Fund Report, 43, 1-52.

Beavon, M. A., & Chapman, H. M. (2011). Andromonoecy and high fruit abortion in Anthonotha noldeae in a West African montane Forest. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 296(3-4), 217-224. doi:10.1007/s00606-011-0488-1

Ihuma, J. O., Chima, U. D., & Chapman, H. M. (2011). Tree species diversity in a Nigerian montane forest ecosystem and adjacent fragmented forests. ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science, 6(2), 17-22.

Matthesius, A., Chapman, H., & Kelly, D. (2011). Testing for Janzen-Connell Effects in a West African Montane Forest. Biotropica, 43(1), 77-83. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2010.00664.x

Ihuma, J. O., Chapman, H. M., & Chima, U. D. (2011). Recruitment of woody plant species juveniles in Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve and its potential for forest regeneration. International Journal of Science and Nature, 2(4), 718-722.

Ihuma, J., Chapman, H. M., Tella, I., Akosim, C., & Goldson, S. L. (2011). Guild of frugivores on three fruit producing species (Polyscius fulva, Syzygium guineensis and Pouteria altissima) in Ngel Nyaki forest Reserve, a montane Forest Ecosystem in Nigeria. Journal of Research in Forestry, Wildlife and Environment, 3(1), 1-3.

Ihuma, J. O., Chima, U. D., & Chapman, H. M. (2011). Diversity of fruit trees and frugivores in a nigerian montane forest and adjacent fragmented forests. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences, 1(2), 6-15.

Agmen, F. L., Chapman, H. M., & Bawuro, M. (2010). Seed dispersal by tantalus monkeys (Chlorocebus tantalus tantalus) in a Nigerian montane forest. African Journal of Ecology, 48(4), 1123-1128. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2009.01190.x

Chapman, H. M., Goldson, S. L., & Beck, J. (2010). Postdispersal removal and germination of seed dispersed by Cercopithecus nictitans in a West African Montane Forest. Folia Primatologica, 81(1), 41-50.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K., & Chapman, H. M. (2008). A remarkable range disjunction recorded in Metarungia pubinervia (Acanthaceae). Kew Bulletin, 63(4), 613-615.

Beck, J., & Chapman, H. (2008). A population estimate of the Endangered chimpanzee Pan trolodytes vellerosus in a Nigerian montane forest: implications for conservation. Fauna & Flora International, 42(3), 448-451. doi:10.1017/S0030605308001397, H. (2008). The Nigerian montane forest project. Tropinet, 19(1), 7-9. ** CHECK

Chapman, H. M., Olson, S. M., & Trumm, D. (2004). An assessment of changes in the montane forests of Taraba State, Nigeria, over the past 30 years. ORYX, 38(3), 282-290. doi:10.1017/S0030605304000511

Chapman, H. M., Olson, S., & Trumm, D. (2004). A report on the montane forests of Taraba State Nigeria, and an assessment of how have they changed over the past thirty years. Oryx, 38(3), 282-290.

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