• On species-area and species accumulation curves: A comment on Chong and Stohlgren’s index 

      Hui, Cang (2008)
      Chong and Stohlgren [Chong, G.W., Stohlgren, T.J., 2007. Species–area curves indicate the importance of habitats’ contributions to regional biodiversity. Ecol. Indic. 7, 387–395] presented a combined ranking index to ...
    • On the 3/4-exponent von Bertalanffy equation for ontogenetic growth 

      Shi, P.J.; Ishikawa, T.; Sandhu, H.S.; Hui, C.; Chakraborty, A.; Jin, X.S.; Tachihara, K.; Li, B.L. (Elsevier B.V., 2014-03-24)
      The von Bertalanffy equation has been widely used to describe the ontogenetic growth of animals. Recently a new ontogenetic growth model (OGM) was proposed based on allometric scaling and has gained very good attention ...
    • On the scaling patterns of species spatial distribution and association 

      Hui, Cang (2009)
      Understanding how species distribution (occupancy and spatial autocorrelation) and association (that is, multi-species co-distribution) change across scales is fundamental to unlocking the pattern formation in population ...
    • An optimal proportion of mixing broad-leaved forest for enhancing the effective productivity of moso bamboo 

      Cheng, X.F.; Shi, P.J.; Hui, C.; Wang, F.S.; Liu, G.H.; Li, B.L. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015)
      Moso bamboos (Phyllostachys edulis) are important forestry plants in southern China, with substantial roles to play in regional economic and ecological systems. Mixing broad-leaved forests and moso bamboos is a common ...
    • An optimization approach to the twe-circle method of estimating groun-dwelling arthropod densities 

      Shi, P. J.; Zhoa, Z. H.; Sandhu, H. S.; Hui, C.; Men, X. Y.; Ge, F.; Li, B. L. (BioOne, 2014-06)
      Information on ground-dwelling arthropod densities is important for efficient management in agro-ecosystems. A method of using paired pitfall traps with different inter-trap distances, called the two-circle method (TCM), ...
    • Organism-induced habitat restoration leads to bi-stability in metapopulations 

      Zhang, F; Tao, Y; Hui, C (2012)
      Following Levins’ patch occupancy model, we presented a differential-equation model, in which both the metapopulation dynamics and the dynamics of the fraction of suitable patches in the habitat are characterized. Habitat ...
    • Parameter landscapes unveil the bias in allometric prediction 

      Hui, C.; Terblanche, J.S.; Chown, S.L.; McGeoch, M.A. (2010)
      1. The criteria for choosing the appropriate line-fitting method (LFM) and correction estimator for determining the functional allometric relationship, and for predicting the Y-variable accurately are controversial. A ...
    • Parasites of Harmonia axyridis: current research and perspectives 

      Haelewaters, D.; Zhao, S.Y.; Clusella-Trullas, S.; Cottrell, T.E.; De Kesel, A.; Fiedler, L.; Herz, A.; Hesketh, H.; Hui, C.; Kleespies, R.G.; Losey, J.E.; Minnaar, I.A.; Murray, K.M.; Nedvěd, O.; Pfliegler, W.P.; Raak-van den Berg, C.L.; Riddick, E.W.; Shapiro-Ilan, D.I.; Smyth, R.R.; Steenberg, T.; van Wielink, P.S.; Viglášová, S.; Zhao, Z.; Ceryngier, P.; Roy, H.E. (Springer, 2017)
      Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) has been introduced widely for biological control of agricultural pests. Harmonia axyridis has established in four continents outside of its native range in Asia and it ...
    • Parasites of Harmonia axyridis: current research and perspectives 

      Haelevaters, Danny; Zhao, Serena Y.; Clusella-Trullas, Susana; Cottrell, Ted E.; De Kesel, André; Fiedler, Lukas; Herz, Hesketh; Hui, Cang; Keepies, Regina G.; Losey, John E.; Minnaar, Ingrid A.; Murray, Katie M.; Nedved, Oldrich; Pfliegler, Walter P.; Raak-van den Berg, Lidwien; Riddick, Eric W.; Shapiro_Ilan, David I.; Smyth, Rebecca R.; Steenberg, Tove; Van Wielink, Paul S.; Viglasova, Sandra; Zhao, Zihua; Ceryngier, Piotr; Roy, Helen E. (Springer, 2016-09-27)
      Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) has been introduced widely for biological control of agricultural pests. Harmonia axyridis has established in four continents outside of its native range in Asia and it ...
    • Pattern recognition and simulation in ecology 

      Han, X.; Gao, M.; Hui, C. (International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 2015-12-01)
      In ecology, the patterns usually refer to all kinds of nonrandom spatial and temporal structures of ecosystems driving by multiple ecological processes. Pattern recognition is an important step to reveal the complicated ...
    • Plant invasions as a biogeographical assay: Vegetation biomes constrain the distribution of invasive alien species assemblages 

      Rouget, M.; Hui, C.; Renteria, J.; Richardson, D.M.; Wilson, J.R.U. (2015-10-26)
      Plant assemblages define vegetation patterns at different scales, from plant communities at the scale of small plots to broad biomes. Species assemblages are traditionally investigated with a focus on native species, and ...
    • Plant species richness controls arthropod food web: Evidence from an experimental model system 

      Zhao, Z.-H.; Hui, C.; Reddy, G.V.P.; Ouyang, F.; Men, X.-Y.; Ge, F. (Oxford University Press on behalf of Entomological Society of America, 2019)
      The effects of plant species richness on the function and stability of ecosystems have been an area of focus in recent decades. Arthropod community is one of the most important components in agroecosystems and can provide ...
    • Population dynamics and associated factors of cereal aphids and armyworms under global change 

      Wang, L.; Hui, C.; Sandhu, H.S.; Li, Z.; Zhao, Z. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
      Studying the impacts of global change, which comprises largely climate and landscape changes, on agricultural pests is crucial for developing sustainable pest management. This research is focused on understanding the factors ...
    • Potential impacts of future land use and climate change on the Red List status of the Proteaceae in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa 

      Bomhard, B; Richardson, DM; Donaldson, JS; Hughes, GO; Midgley, GF; Raimondo, T; Rebelo, AG; Rouget, M; Thuiller, W (BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2005)
      Using spatial predictions of future threats to biodiversity, we assessed for the first time the relative potential impacts of future land use and climate change on the threat status of plant species. We thus estimated how ...
    • The progress of interdisciplinarity in invasion science 

      Vaz, A.S.; Kueffer, C.; Kull, C.A.; Richardson, D.M.; Schindler, S.; Munoz-Pajares, A.J.; Vicente, J.R.; Martins, J.; Hui, C.; Kuhn, I.; Honrado, J.P. (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2017)
      Interdisciplinarity is needed to gain knowledge of the ecology of invasive species and invaded ecosystems, and of the human dimensions of biological invasions. We combine a quantitative literature review with a qualitative ...
    • Propagule pressure drives establishment of introduced freshwater fish: quantitative evidence from an irrigation network 

      Woodford, D.J.; Hui, C.; Richardson, D.M.; Weyl, O.L.F. (Ecological Society of America, 2013)
      Propagule pressure is recognized as a fundamental driver of freshwater fish invasions, though few studies have quantified its role. Natural experiments can be used to quantify the role of this factor relative to others in ...
    • Quantifying multiple-site compositional turnover in an Afrotemperate forest, using zeta diversity 

      Hui, C.; Vermeulen, W.; Durrheim, G. (Springer Open, 2018)
      Background: Species turnover is typically measured by partitioning diversity components into alpha and pairwise beta diversity. However, alpha and beta components cannot express the full spectrum of multiple-site compositional ...
    • Ranking of invasive spread through urban green areas in the world’s 100 most populous cities 

      Hui, C.; Richardson, D.M.; Visser, V. (Springer, 2017)
      Urban landscapes are highly fragmented (leading to the extinction of native species) as well as transformed and disturbed (creating novel environments). Such conditions provide non-native species with opportunities to ...
    • Recent anthropogenic plant extinctions differ in biodiversity hotspots and coldspots 

      Le Roux, J.J.; Hui, C.; Castillo, M.L.; Iriondo, J.M.; Keet, J.H.; Khapugin, A.A.; Medail, F.; Rejmanek, M.; Theron, G.; Yannelli, F.A.; Hirsch, H. (2019)
      During the Anthropocene, humans are changing the Earth system in ways that will be detectable for millennia to come [1]. Biologically, these changes include habitat destruction, biotic homogenization, increased species ...
    • Recent anthropogenic plant extinctions differ in biodiversity hotspots and coldspots 

      Le Roux, J.J.; Hui, C.; Castillo, M.L.; Iriondo, J.M.; Keet, J-H.; Khapugin, A.A.; Médail, F.; Rejmánek, M.; Theron, G.; Yannelli, F.A.; Hirsch, H. (2019)
      Summary During the Anthropocene, humans are changing the Earth system in ways that will be detectable for millennia to come [1]. Biologically, these changes include habitat destruction, biotic homogenization, increased ...