Selected Research Publications for Karen D. Holl – updated July 2013

Holl, K. D., V. M. Stout, J. L. Reid & R. A. Zahawi. In press. Testing heterogeneity-diversity relationships in tropical forest restoration. Oecologia.

Zahawi, R. A., K. D. Holl, R. J. Cole & J. L. Reid. 2013. Testing applied nucleation as a strategy to facilitate tropical forest recovery. Journal of Applied Ecology 50:88-96.

Reid, J. L. & K. D. Holl. 2013. Arrival ≠ Survival. Restoration Ecology 21:153-155.

Lindell, C. A., R. J. Cole, K. D. Holl, and R. A. Zahawi. 2012. Migratory bird species in young tropical forest restoration sites: effects of vegetation height, planting design, and season. Bird Conservation International 22:94-105.

Moore, P. L., Holl, K. D. & Wood, David M. 2011. Strategies for Restoring Native Riparian Understory Plants Along the Sacramento River: Timing, Shade, Non-native Control, and Planting Method. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science, 9(2). http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7555d3b4

Holl, K. D. R. A. Zahawi, R. J. Cole, R. Ostertag, and S. Cordell.  2011. Planting seedlings in tree islands versus plantations as a large-scale tropical forest restoration strategy. Restoration Ecology 19:470-479.

 

Celentano, D., R. A. Zahawi, B. Finegan, R. Ostertag, R. J. Cole, and K. D. Holl. 2011. Litterfall dynamics under different tropical forest restoration strategies. Biotropica 43:279-287.

 

McClain, C. D., K. D. Holl, and D. M. Wood. 2011. Successional models as guides for restoration of riparian forest understory. Restoration Ecology. 19:280-289

 

Holl, K.D., Aide, T.M., 2011. When and where to actively restore ecosystems? Forest Ecology and Management 261:1588-1563.

 

Cole, R.J., Keene, C., Zahawi, R.A., Holl, K.D., 2011. Direct seeding of late successional trees to restore tropical montane forest. Forest Ecology and Management  261:1590-1597.

 

Cole, R.J., Holl, K.D., Zahawi, R.A., 2010. Seed rain under tree islands planted to restore degraded lands in a tropical agricultural landscape. Ecological Applications 20: 1255-1269.

 

Bonilla-Moheno, M. and K. D. Hol1. 2010. Direct seeding to restore tropical mature-forest species in areas of slash-and-burn agriculture. Restoration Ecology 18(S2):438-445.

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Sady, G. C., K. D. Holl, R. J. Cole, R. A. Zahawi. 2010. Germination and survival of tree seeds in a tropical montane forest restoration study (Costa Rica). Ecological Restoration 28: 121-124.

 

Zahawi, R.A., Holl, K.D., 2010. Bridging the gap between scientific research and tropical forest restoration: a multifaceted research, conservation, education, and outreach program in southern Costa Rica. Ecological Restoration 28: 143-146.

 

Morrison, E. B., C. A. Lindell, K. D. Holl and R. A. Zahawi.  2010. Patch size effects on avian foraging behaviour: implications for tropical forest restoration design. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 130–138

 

Zahawi, R. A. and K. D. Holl. 2009. Comparing the performance of tree stakes and seedlings to restore abandoned tropical pastures. Restoration Ecology 16: 854-864.

 

Fink, R. A., C. A. Lindell, E. B. Morrison, R. A. Zahawi, and K. D. Hol1. 2009.  Patch size and tree species influence the number and duration of bird visits in forest restoration plots in southern Costa Rica.  Restoration Ecology 16: 479-486.

 

Vieira, D.L.M., K.D. Holl, and F.M. Peneireiro.  2009. Agro-successional restoration as a strategy to facilitate tropical forest recovery.  Restoration Ecology 17: 451–459.

 

Buisson, E., S. Anderson, K. D. Holl, E. Corcket, G. F. Hayes, A. Peteers, and T. Dutoit. 2008.  Effect of seed source, topsoil removal, and plant neighbour removal on restoring California coastal prairies. Applied Vegetation Science 11: 195-204.

 

Rein, F.A., M. Los Huertos, K.D. Holl, and J.H. Langenheim. 2007. Restoring native grasses as vegetative buffers in a coastal california agricultural landscape.  Madroño 54:249-257.

 

Vasey, M. C., K.D. Holl. 2007. Ecological restoration in California: Challenges and prospects. Madroño 54: 215-224.

 

Holl, K.D. Oldfield vegetation succession in the neotropics. 2007. Pages 93-117 in V.A Cramer and R.J. Hobbs (eds). Old fields. Island Press: Washington, DC.

 

Holl, K.D., L. Pejchar, and S.G. Whisenant. Overcoming physical and biological obstacles to restore natural capital. 2007. Pages 249-255 in J. Aronson, S.J. Milton, and J.N. Blignaut (eds). Restoring Natural Capital. Island Press: Washington, DC.

 

Sampaio, A.B., K.D. Holl, and A. Scariot. 2007. Regeneration of seasonal deciduous forest tree species in long-used pastures in Central Brazil. Biotropica 39: 655-659

 

Sampaio, A.B., K.D. Holl, and A. Scariot. 2007. Does restoration enhance regeneration of seasonal deciduous forests in pastures in central Brazil? Restoration Ecology 15:462-471.

 

Satterthwaite W.H., K.D. Holl, G.F. Hayes, and A.L. Barber. 2007. Seed banks in plant conservation: Case study of Santa Cruz tarplant restorationBiological Conservation 135: 57-66.

 

Buisson, E.,  K.D. Holl, S. Anderson, E. Corcket, G.F. Hayes, A. Peteers, and T. Dutoit. 2007. Effect of seed source, topsoil removal, and plant neighbor removal on restoring California coastal prairies. Restoration Ecology 14: 569-577.

 

Vieira, D.L.M., A. Scariot, and K.D. Holl. 2006. Effects of habitat, cattle grazing and selective logging on seedling survival and growth in dry forest of Central Brazil.  Biotropica 39: 269-274.

 

Fox, L.R., H.N. Steele, K.D. Holl and M.H. Fusari. 2006. Contrasting demographies and persistence of rare annual plants in highly variable environments.  Plant Ecology 183: 157-170.          

 

Holl, K. D. and G. F. Hayes.  2006. Challenges to introducing and managing disturbance regimes for Holocarpha macradenia, an endangered annual grassland forb.  Conservation Biology 20: 1121-1131.

 

Vieira, D. L. M., A. Scariot, A. B. Sampaio, and K. D. Holl. 2006.  Tropical dry-forest regeneration from root suckers in Central Brazil.  Journal of Tropical Ecology 22:353-357.

 

Moffatt, K. C., E. E. Crone, K. D. Holl, R. W. Schlorff, and B. A. Garrison. 2005.  Importance of hydrologic and landscape heterogeneity for restoring Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia) colonies along the Sacramento River, California.  Restoration Ecology 13: 391-402.

 

Pejchar, L., K. D. Holl, and J. L. Lockwood. 2005. Hawaiian honeycreeper home range size varies with habitat: implications for native Acacia koa forestry.  Ecological Applications 15: 1053–1061.

 

Holl, K. D. and E. E. Crone. 2004.  Local vs. landscape factors affecting restoration of riparian understorey plants.  Journal of Applied Ecology 41:922-933.

 

Hayes, G. F. and K. D. Holl.  2003. Site-specific responses of native and exotic species to clipping frequency, litter accumulation and soil disturbance in a mesic grassland community.  Applied Vegetation Science 6: 235-244.

 

Hayes, G. F. and K. D. Holl.  2003.  Cattle grazing impacts on vegetation composition and structure of mesic grasslands in California.  Conservation Biology 17: 1694-1702.

 

Holl, K. D., E. E. Crone, and C. B. Schultz.  2003.  Landscape restoration: moving from generalities to methodologies.  BioScience 53: 491-502.

 

Holl, K. D.  2002.  The effect of coal surface mine revegetation practices on long-term vegetation recovery.  Journal of Applied Ecology 39: 960-970.

 

Holl, K. D.  2002. Effect of shrubs on tree seedling establishment in abandoned tropical pasture. Journal of Ecology 90:179-187.

 

Holl, K. D. and J. Cairns, Jr.  2002. Monitoring ecological restoration.  Pages 413-444 in Handbook of Ecological Restoration, vol. I, ed. M. Perrow and A.J. Davy. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

 

Holl, K. D. 2002. Tropical moist forest restoration.  Pages 539-558 in Handbook of Ecological Restoration, vol. II, ed. A. J. Davy and M. Perrow. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge.

 

Holl, K. D. 2002.  Roots of chaparral shrubs fail to penetrate a geosynthetic landfill liner. Ecological Restoration 20:111-115.

 

Van Dyke, E., K. D. Holl, J. Griffin. 2002. Maritime chaparral transition in the Prunedale Hills.  Madroño 48: 221-229.

 

MacMahon, J. A. and K. D. Holl.  2001.  Ecological restoration: a key to conservation biology’s future. Pages 245-269 in Research Priorities in Conservation Biology, ed. M. E. Soulé and G. Orians. Island Press: Washington, DC.

 

Loik, M. E. and K. D. Holl.  2001.  Growth and photosynthesis of tropical tree seedlings under grass and under shrubs in early-successional tropical old fields, Costa Rica. Oecologia 127:40-50.

Holl, K. D. and R. B. Howarth. 2000. Paying for restoration. Restoration Ecology 8: 260-267.

Holl, K. D., M. E. Loik, E. H. V. Lin, and I. A. Samuels. 2000. Restoration of tropical rain forest in abandoned pastures in Costa Rica: overcoming barriers to dispersal and establishment. Restoration Ecology 8: 339-349.

Holl, K. D, H. N. Steele, M. H. Fusari, and L. R. Fox. 2000. Seed banks of maritime chaparral and abandoned roads: potential for vegetation recovery. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 127:207-220.

Loik, M. E. and K. D. Holl. 1999. Photosynthetic responses of light for rain forest seedlings planted to restore abandoned pasture, Costa Rica. Restoration Ecology 7:253-261.

Holl, K. D. and M. Kappelle. 1999. Tropical forest recovery and restoration. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:378-379.

Holl, K. D. 1999. Factors limiting tropical moist forest regeneration in agricultural land: seed rain, seed germination, microclimate and soil. Biotropica 31:229-242.

Holl, K. D. and E. Quiros Nietzen. 1999. The effect of rabbit herbivory on reforestation of an abandoned pasture in southern Costa Rica. Biological Conservation 87:391-395.

Holl, K. D. 1998. Effects of above- and below-ground competition of shrubs and grass on Calophyllum brasiliense (Camb.) seedling growth in abandoned tropical pasture. Forest Ecology and Management 109:187-195.

Holl, K. D. 1998. The role of bird perching structures in accelerating tropical forest recovery. Restoration Ecology 6:253-261.

Holl, K. D., and M. E. Lulow. 1997. Effects of species, habitat, and distance from edge opost-dispersal seed predation in a tropical rainforest. Biotropica 29:459-468.

Holl, K. D. 1996. The effect of coal surface mine reclamation on diurnal lepidopteran conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology 33: 225-236.

Holl, K. D. 1996. Restoration ecology: some new perspectives. Pages 25-35 in: Preservation of Natural Diversity in Transboundary Protected Areas: Research Needs/Management Options. National Research Council: Washington, D. C.

Holl, K. D., G. C. Daily, and P. R. Ehrlich. 1995. A survey of knowledge and perceptions in Costa Rica regarding environment, population, and biodiversity issues. Conservation Biology 9: 1548-1558.

Holl, K. D. 1995. Nectar resources and their effect on butterfly population dynamics on reclaimed coal surface mines. Restoration Ecology 3: 76-85.

Holl, K. D. and J. Cairns, Jr. 1994. Vegetational community development on reclaimed coal surface mines in Virginia. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 121: 327-337.

Holl, K. D., G. C. Daily, and P. R. Ehrlich. 1993. The fertility plateau in Costa Rica: a review of causes and remedies. Environmental Conservation 20: 317-324.

Holl, K. D., G. C. Daily, and P. R. Ehrlich. 1990. Integrated pest management in Latin America. Environmental Conservation 17: 341-350.