Ayyappan  N.

Select Publications


RAMESH B.R., AYYAPPAN N., GRARD P., PROSPERI J., ARAVAJY S. and PASCAL J.-P., 2010. BIOTIK : Biodiversity Informatics and co-Operation in Taxonomy for Interactive Shared Knowledge Base. Western Ghats v.1.0. A multimedia identification system of evergreen tree species of the Western Ghats, India [DVD & Online Application], Collection Ecologie; 46, Institut Français de Pondichéry, Pondicherry, ISBN: 978-81-8470-168-5. [Publisher link]

Book chapters

PARTHASARATHY N., VIVEK P., MUTHUPERUMAL C., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and AYYAPPAN N., 2015. Biodiversity of Lianas and Their Functional Traits in Tropical Forests of Peninsular India, In: Parthasarathy N. (ed), Biodiversity of Lianas, Sustainable Development and Biodiversity; 5, Springer, p. 123-148, ISBN: 978-3-319-14591-4. [Publisher link]
PARTHASARATHY N., MUTHURAMKUMAR S., MUTHUPERUMAL C., AYYAPPAN N. and SREEDHAR REDDY M., 2014. Liana composition and diversity among tropical forest types of peninsular India, In: Schnitzer S.A., Bongers F., Burnham R.J., Putz F.E. (ed), The Ecology of Lianas, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, West Sussex, p. 36-49, ISBN: 978-1-118-39249-2. [Publisher link]

Peer-reviewed journal articles

OSURI A.M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N., PÉLISSIER R. and RAMESH B.R., 2020. Tree diversity and carbon storage cobenefits in tropical human-dominated landscapes, Conservation Letters, e12699, DOI : 10.1111/conl.12699. [Publisher link]
KATTGE J., BÖNISCH G., DÍAZ S., [et al.], MUNOZ F., RAEVEL V., AYYAPPAN N. and BALACHANDRAN N., 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access, Global Change Biology, 26 (1) : 119-118, DOI : 10.1111/gcb.14904. [Publisher link]
DORNELAS M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and RAMESH B.R., 2018. BioTIME: A database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27 (7) : 760-786, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12729. [Publisher link]
BASTIN J-F., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and RAMESH B.R., 2018. Pan‐tropical prediction of forest structure from the largest trees, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27 (11) : 1366-1383, DOI : 10.1111/geb.12803. [Publisher link]
JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N., MUTHURAMKUMAR S. and RAJARATHINAM K., 2017. Impacts of selective logging on diversity, species compostion and biomass of residual lowland dipterocarp forest in central Western Ghats, India, Tropical Ecology, 58 (2) : 315-330. [Publisher link]
OSURI A.M., [et al.], AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2017. Successional status, seed dispersal mode and overstorey species influence tree regeneration in tropical rain-forest fragments in Western Ghats, India, Journal of Tropical Ecology, DOI : https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266467417000219. [Publisher link]
RAEVEL V., AYYAPPAN N., BALACHANDRAN N., ARAVAJY S., BARATHAN N., RAMESH B.R. and MUNOZ F., 2017. Taxonomic and ecological database of trees of Western Ghats - TreeGhatsData [Data set], Zenodo, Version 1, DOI : http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.846291. [Publisher link]
PLOTON P., AYYAPPAN N., BALACHANDRAN N., BARATHAN N., PROISY C., RÉJOU-MÉCHAIN M., PÉLISSIER R. and [et al.], 2017. Toward a general tropical forest biomass prediction model from very high resolution optical satellite images, Remote Sensing of Environment, 200 : 140-153, DOI : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.08.001. [Publisher link]
ANTIN C., LE BEC J., AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R. and PÉLISSIER R., 2016. Allometric projections of time-related growth trajectories of two coexisting dipterocarp canopy species in India, Plant Ecology & Diversity, 9 : 5-6, 603-614, DOI : 10.1080/17550874.2016.1266403. [Publisher link]
PACKARAJ R., JEYAKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N. and [et al.], 2016. Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of endophytic fungus Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolated from endemic tree Cinnamomum malabatrum, Studies in Fungi, 1 (1) : 104-113, DOI : 10.5943/sif/1/1/10. [Publisher link]
AYYAPPAN N., STEPHEN A., MUTHUSANKAR G., JEYAKUMAR S. and PRESENA J., 2016. Spatio-temporal changes in fringe mangrove extent in Pondicherry, India after two phenomenal perturbations: tsunami and cyclone Thane, Tropical Ecology, 57 (2) : 361-368. [Publisher link]
RAMESH B.R., AYYAPPAN N. and DE FRANCESCHI D., 2012. Calophyllum pascaliana, a new species of Clusiaceae from the Western Ghats, India, Kew Bulletin, 67 (1) : 115-118, DOI: 10.1007/s12225-012-9342-z. [Publisher link]
AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R., ARAVAJY S. and JEYAKUMAR S., 2012. Plantae, Myrtales, Memecylaceae, Memecylon macrocarpum Thwaites [1864]: Distribution extension and geographic distribution map, CheckList, 8 (2) : 280-282. [Publisher link]
PÉLISSIER R., PASCAL J.-P., AYYAPPAN N., RAMESH B.R., ARAVAJY S. and RAMALINGAM S., 2011. Twenty years of tree demography in an undisturbed dipterocarp Permanent Sample Plot at Uppangala, Western Ghats of India, Ecology, 92 (6) : 1376. Data Paper: Ecological Archives E092-115. [Publisher link]
MUTHURAMKUMAR S., AYYAPPAN N., PARTHASARATHY N., MUDDAPPA D., SHANKAR RAMAN T.R., ARTHUR SELWYN M. and ARUL PRAGASAN L., 2006. Plant community structure in tropical rainforest fragments of the Western Ghats, India, Biotropica, 38 (2) : 143-160. [Publisher link]
AYYAPPAN N. and PARTHASARATHY N., 2005. Prismatomeris tetrandra (Roxb.) K.Schum. Subsp. malayana (Ridley) J.T. Johansson- a new record to Indian tree flora, Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 29 (4) : 802-804.


PÉLISSIER R., COUTERON P., MUNOZ F., BEERAVOLU REDDY C., AYYAPPAN N., MADELAINE-ANTIN C., BELNA K., RAMALINGAM S., RAMESH B.R. and VENUGOPAL P.D., 2008. Organisation spatiale de la diversité des arbres des forêts tropicales aux échelles régionales : enjeux méthodologiques et application dans les Ghâts occidentaux de l’Inde (OSDA). Rapport de projet, Institut Français de Pondichéry/ MEDD, Paris, 111 p.