HR Excellence in Science

prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc.

Position 1 Director
Institute of Entomology

Position 2 Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Tropical Ecology
Department of Ecology
Institute of Entomology

Contact details +420 38 777 5212 Director's Office; +420 38 777 5362 Laboratory

Total found: 288 records
Dahl C., Richards S., Basien I., Mungkaje A.J., Novotný V. (2024) Local and regional diversity of frog communities along an extensive rainforest elevation gradient in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 56: 90-97.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.13283
Finnie S., Butterill P. T., Novotný V., Redmond C. M., Ré Jorge L., Abe T., Lamarre G., Maicher V., Sam K. (2024) Vertical stratification and defensive traits of caterpillars against parasitoids in a lowland tropical forest in Cameroon. Oecologia 204: 915-930.
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-024-05542-x
Medina-Vega J.A., Zuleta D., Aguilar S., Alonso A., Bissiengou P., Brockelman W.Y., Bunyavejchewin S., Burslem D.F.R.P., Castano N., Chave J., Dalling J.W., de Oliveira A.A., Dugue A., Edirinweera S., et al., Novotný V., O'Brien M.J., Pérez R., Pongpattananurak N., et al., Yao T.L., Zimmerman J.K., Davies S. (2024) Tropical tree ectomycorrhiza are distributed independently of soil nutrients. Nature Ecology & Evolution 8: 400-410.
DOI: 10.1038/s41559-023-02298-0
Perng B.-H., Lam T. Y., Cheng S-T., Su S.-H., Anderson-Teixeira K., Bourg N.A., Burslem D.F.R.P., Castano N., Duque A., Ediriweera S., Gunatilleke N., Lutz J.A., McShea W.J., Md Sabri M.D., Novotný V., O’Brien M.J., Reynolds G., Weiblen G., Zuleta D. (2024) Mapping distribution of woody plant species richness from field rapid assessment and machine learning. Taiwania 69: 1-15.
DOI: 10.6165/tai.2024.69.1
Perng B.-H., Lam T.Y., Su S.-H., Sabri M.D.B.M., Burslem D., Cardenas D., Duque A., Ediriweera S., Gunatilleke N., Novotný V., O’Brien M.J., Reynolds G. (2024) Integrating rapid assessment, variable probability sampling, and machine learning to improve accuracy and consistency in mapping local spatial distribution of plant species richness. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research 97: 282-294.
DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpad041
Sam K., Ré Jorge L., Koane B., Hazell R.J., Shearman P.L., Novotný V. (2024) Reorganization of bird communities along a rainforest elevation gradient during a strong El Niño event in Papua New Guinea. Ecology and Evolution 14: article number: e10955.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.10955
Segar S. T., Ré Jorge L., Nicholls L., Basset Y. F., Rota J., Kaman O., Sisol M., Gewa B., Dahl C. N., Butterill P. T., Mezzomo P., Miller S., Weiblen G., Salminen J.-P., Novotný V., Volf M. (2024) Species swarms and their caterpillar colonisers: phylogeny and polyphenols determine host plant specificity in New Guinean Lepidoptera. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 11: article number: 1308608.
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2023.1308608
Seymour M., Roslin T., deWaard J.R., Perez K.H.J., D’Souza M.L., Ratnasingham S., Ashfaq M., Levesque-Beaudin V., Blagoev G.A., Bukowski B., Cale P., Crosbie D., Decaëns T., de Waard S.L., et al., Novotný V., Penev L., Pentinsaan M., et al., Zlotnick B., Ovaskainen O., Herbert P.D.N. (2024) Global arthropod beta-diversity is spatially and temporally structured by latitude. Communications Biology 7: article number: 552.
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-024-06199-1
Stockdale J.A., Middleton J., Aina R., Cherake G., Dem F., Ferea W., Hane-Nou A., Huanduo W., Kik A., Novotný V., Ruli B., Yearwood P., Cassell J., Eldridge A., Fairhead J., Winchester J., Stewart A.J. (2024) Mobilising Papua New Guinea’s Conservation Humanities: Research, Teaching, Capacity Building, Future Directions. Conservation and Society 22: 86-96.
DOI: 10.4103/cs.cs_48_23
Volf M., Fontanilla A., Vanhakylä S., Abe T., Libra M., Kogo R., Lilip R., Kamata N., Murakami M., Novotný V., Salminen J.-P., Segar S.T. (2024) High intraspecific variability and previous experience affect polyphenol metabolism in polyphagous Lymantria mathura caterpillars. Ecology and Evolution 14: article number: e10973.
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.10973
Weiss M., Zimová K., Mogia M., Novotný V. (2024) Bark and ambrosia beetles on native and transplanted dead wood along an altitudinal tropical forest gradient. Biotropica 56: article number: e13316.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.13316
Xiao X., Ré Jorge L., Volf M., Moos M., Gélin U., Finnie S., Freiberga I., Jančúchová Lásková J., Weiss M., Novotný V., Sam K. (2024) The effect of drought-induced leaf traits on Ficus leaf palatability is species specific. Ecosphere 15: article number: e4831.
DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.4831
Chakraborty A., Šobotník J., Votýpková K., Hradecký J., Stiblik P., Synek J., Bourguignon T., Baldrian P., Engel M.S., Novotný V., Odriozola I., Větrovský T. (2023) Impact of wood age on termite microbial assemblages. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 89: article number: e0036123.
DOI: 10.1128/aem.00361-23
Copete J.C., Kik A., Novotný V., Cámara-Leret R. (2023) The importance of Indigenous and local people for cataloging biodiversity. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 38: 1112-1114.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2023.08.017
Delavaux C.S., LaManna J. A., Myers J.A., Phillips R.P., Aguilar S., Allen D., Alonso A., Anderson-Teixeira K., Baker M.E., Baltzer J., Bissiengou P., Bonfim M., Bourg N.A., Brockelman W.Y., et al., Novotný V., O’Brien M.J., Orwig D.A., et al., Maynard D.S., Crowther T.W., Averill C.A. (2023) Mycorrhizal feedbacks influence global forest structure and diversity. Communications Biology 6: article number: 1066.
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-023-05410-z
Frouz J., Kukla J., Umari R., Whitfeld T., Novotný V. (2023) Soil fauna bioturbation along a successional gradient following swidden agriculture in the lowland tropical rainforests of New Guinea Catena 229: Article number 107203.
DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2023.107203
Houska Tahadlová M., Mottl O., Ré Jorge L., Koane B., Novotný V., Sam K. (2023) Trophic cascades in tropical rainforests: Effects of vertebrate predator exclusion on arthropods and plants in Papua New Guinea Biotropica 55: 70-80.
DOI: 10.1111/btp.13160

Documents to download:
Tahadlova_2022 (pdf)
Iova B., Gideon O., Novotný V., Sam K., Kigl M., Koane B., Paul L., Yama S., Jepi S. (2023) Bird Species Diversity, Distribution, and Community Composition in Different Forest Types in Papua New Guinea. Case Studies in the Environment 7: article number: 1836576.
DOI: 10.1525/cse.2023.1836576
Jimbo T., Saluei S., Moses J., Lawong B., Kaina G., Kiapranis R., Hitofumi A., Novotný V., Attoree F., Testolin R., Cicuzza D. (2023) Beyond the Trees: A Comparison of Nonwoody Species, and Their Ecology, in Papua New Guinea Elevational Gradient Forest. Case Studies in the Environment 7: article number: 1831407.
DOI: 10.1525/cse.2023.1831407
Kik A., Duda P., Bajzeková J., Baro N., Opasa R., Sosanika G., Ré Jorge L., West P., Sam K., Zrzavý J., Novotný V. (2023) Hunting skills and ethnobiological knowledge among the young, educated Papua New Guineans: Implications for conservation. Global Ecology and Conservation 43: article number: e02435.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gecco.2023.e02435

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