Mahesh Sankaran
Mahesh Sankaran
Associate Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, India
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TitleCited byYear
Effects of biodiversity on the functioning of trophic groups and ecosystems
BJ Cardinale, DS Srivastava, JE Duffy, JP Wright, AL Downing, ...
Nature 443 (7114), 989, 2006
15342006
Determinants of woody cover in African savannas
M Sankaran, NP Hanan, RJ Scholes, J Ratnam, DJ Augustine, BS Cade, ...
Nature 438 (7069), 846, 2005
13292005
Tree–grass coexistence in savannas revisited–insights from an examination of assumptions and mechanisms invoked in existing models
M Sankaran, J Ratnam, NP Hanan
Ecology letters 7 (6), 480-490, 2004
5462004
Species loss and aboveground carbon storage in a tropical forest
DE Bunker, F DeClerck, JC Bradford, RK Colwell, I Perfecto, OL Phillips, ...
Science 310 (5750), 1029-1031, 2005
3982005
Woody cover in African savannas: the role of resources, fire and herbivory
M Sankaran, J Ratnam, N Hanan
Global Ecology and Biogeography 17 (2), 236-245, 2008
3962008
Does species diversity limit productivity in natural grassland communities?
JB Grace, T Michael Anderson, MD Smith, E Seabloom, SJ Andelman, ...
Ecology Letters 10 (8), 680-689, 2007
2752007
Savanna vegetation-fire-climate relationships differ among continents
CER Lehmann, TM Anderson, M Sankaran, SI Higgins, S Archibald, ...
Science 343 (6170), 548-552, 2014
2632014
When is a ‘forest’a savanna, and why does it matter?
J Ratnam, WJ Bond, RJ Fensham, WA Hoffmann, S Archibald, ...
Global Ecology and Biogeography 20 (5), 653-660, 2011
2012011
Determinants of biodiversity regulate compositional stability of communities
M Sankaran, SJ McNAUGHTON
Nature 401 (6754), 691, 1999
1801999
Diversity has stronger top‐down than bottom‐up effects on decomposition
DS Srivastava, BJ Cardinale, AL Downing, JE Duffy, C Jouseau, ...
Ecology 90 (4), 1073-1083, 2009
1642009
Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands
Y Hautier, EW Seabloom, ET Borer, PB Adler, WS Harpole, H Hillebrand, ...
Nature 508 (7497), 521, 2014
1592014
Large herbivores suppress decomposer abundance in a semiarid grazing ecosystem
M Sankaran, DJ Augustine
Ecology 85 (4), 1052-1061, 2004
1112004
Nutrient resorption patterns of plant functional groups in a tropical savanna: variation and functional significance
J Ratnam, M Sankaran, NP Hanan, RC Grant, N Zambatis
Oecologia 157 (1), 141-151, 2008
892008
Native ungulates of diverse body sizes collectively regulate long‐term woody plant demography and structure of a semi‐arid savanna
M Sankaran, DJ Augustine, J Ratnam
Journal of Ecology 101 (6), 1389-1399, 2013
742013
The stability of African savannas: insights from the indirect estimation of the parameters of a dynamic model
SI Higgins, S Scheiter, M Sankaran
Ecology 91 (6), 1682-1692, 2010
702010
Effects of biodiversity on the functioning of trophic groups and ecosystems
AL Downing, BJ Cardinale, DS Srivastava, JE Duffy, JP Wright, ...
Nature 443 (7114), 989, 2006
662006
Plant species’ origin predicts dominance and response to nutrient enrichment and herbivores in global grasslands
EW Seabloom, ET Borer, YM Buckley, EE Cleland, KF Davies, J Firn, ...
Nature Communications 6, 7710, 2015
562015
Facilitation or competition? Tree effects on grass biomass across a precipitation gradient
A Moustakas, WE Kunin, TC Cameron, M Sankaran
PLoS One 8 (2), e57025, 2013
512013
Predicting invasion in grassland ecosystems: is exotic dominance the real embarrassment of richness?
EW Seabloom, ET Borer, Y Buckley, EE Cleland, K Davies, J Firn, ...
Global Change Biology 19 (12), 3677-3687, 2013
502013
Contrasting effects of defaunation on aboveground carbon storage across the global tropics
AM Osuri, J Ratnam, V Varma, P Alvarez-Loayza, JH Astaiza, M Bradford, ...
Nature communications 7, 11351, 2016
432016
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