Publications by the use of Yakushima Field Station in 2006

Last update: January 2009

Jounal articles

  1. Hanya G. Kiyono M. Yamada A. Suzuki K. Furukawa M. Yoshida Y. Chijiiwa A. (2006) Not only annual food abundance but also fallback food quality determines the Japanese macaque density: evidence from seasonal variations in home range size. Primates, 47, 275-278.
  2. Hayaishi S. Kawamoto Y. (2006) Low genetic diversity and biased distribution of mitochondrial DNA haplotypes in the Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata yakui) on Yakushima Island. Primates, 47, 158-164.
  3. Horiuchi S. (2006) A unimodal curve for primate group size along a gradient of population density. Population Ecology, 48, 199-202.
  4. Sugiura H. Tanaka T. Masataka N. (2006) Sound transmission in the habitats of Japanese macaques and its possible effect on population differences in coo calls. Behaviour, 143, 993-1012.
  5. Tanaka T. Sugiura H. Masataka N. (2006) Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of the development of group differences in acoustic features of coo calls in two groups of Japanese macaques. Ethology, 112, 7-21.
  6. Terakawa Mari. Kikuchi Satoshi. Kanetani Seiichi. Matsui Kiyoshi. Yumoto Takakazu. Yoshimaru Hiroshi. (2006) Characterization of 13 polymorphic microsatellite loci for an evergreen tree, Myrica rubra. Molecular Ecology Notes, 6, 709-711.
  7. Thomsen R. Soltis J. Matsubara M. Matsubayashi K. Onuma M. Takenaka O. (2006) How costly are ejaculates for Japanese macaques? Primates, 47, 272-274.
  8. Toju H. Sota T. (2006) Phylogeography and the Geographic Cline in the Armament of a Seed-predatory Weevil: Effects of Historical Events vs. Natural Selection from the Host Plant. Molecular Ecology, 15, 4161-4173.
  9. Toju H. Sota T. (2006) Adaptive Divergence of Scaling Relationships Mediates the Arms Race between a Weevil and Its Host Plant. Biology Letters, 2, 539-542.
  10. Toju H. Sota T. (2006) Imbalance of Predator and Prey Armament: Geographic Clines in Phenotypic Interface and Natural Selection. The American Naturalist, 167, 105-117.
  11. Tsujino R. Takafumi H. Agetsuma N. Yumoto T. (2006) Variation in tree growth, mortality and recruitment among topographic positions in a warm temperate forest. Journal Of Vegetation Science, 17, 281-290.

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  1. Kono R. (2006)(in Japanese) Graduation thesis, Kagoshima University.
  2. Yamazaki Y. (2006)(in Japanese) Graduation thesis, Kagoshima University.
  3. Tanaka K. (2006) Colour dimorphism in Elaphe quadrivirgata (Serpentes: Colubridae) on Yakushima Island, with special reference to its thermal biology. Doctoral thesis, Kyoto University.
  4. Fujita M. Matsui J. (2006)(in Japanese) Graduation thesis, Nara University of Education.
  5. Suzuki M. (2006)(in Japanese) Master thesis, Kyoto University.

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Conference papers and proceedings

  1. Hanya G. Matsubara M. (2006) Food condition, competitive regime, and female social relationships in Japanese macaques; within-population variation in Yakushima. 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society, Entebbe, Uganda.
  2. Hayaishi S. Morino M. Kawamoto Y. (2006) GIS analysis of the phylogeography of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui) on Yakushima Islands, Japan. The 21st Congress of International Primatological Society, Entebbe, Uganda.
  3. Hayakawa S. (2006) Troop Take-Over and Reproductive Success of Wild Male Japanese Macaques on Yakushima Island. 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society, Entebbe, Uganda.
  4. Morino Mari. (2006) Forest-Use Change and Awareness of Forest Conservation by the Local People on Yakushima Island, Japan. The 2nd Scientific Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies,
  5. Schubert R. McGraw W.S. (2006) Testing the association between limb anatomy, positional behavior and habitat structure of Macaca fuscata from Yakushim and Kinkazan Islands. American Association of Physical Anthropology Annual Meetings,
  6. Schubert R. McGraw W.S. (2006) Osteometric analysis in two populations of Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) inhabiting different forest types. Midwest Primate Interest Group Meetings,
  7. Tanaka Koji. (2006) Thermal ecology of a colour-dimorphic snake Elaphe quadrivirgata in a montane forest. 11th International Society for Behavioral Ecology, France.
  8. Tarnaud L. (2006) Observation patterns in juvenile free ranging Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata yakui) in feeding-foraging context. Annual meeting of mammalogical Society of Japan, Kyoto, Japan.
  9. Terakawa Mari. Isagi Yuji. Matsui Kiyoshi. Yumoto Takakazu. (2006) Multiple maternal seeds of Myrica rubra in a monkey fecesFmaternity analysis of seeds in monkey feces using microsatellite markers. 5th Seed Dispersal Workshop, Niigata, Japan.
  10. Terakawa Mari. Isagi Yuji. Matsui Kiyoshi. Yumoto Takakazu. (2006) How many maternal origins of seed in a monkey feces? -maternity analysis using microsatellite markers. 2nd EAFES International Congress, EP-50, Niigata, Japan.
  11. Toju H. Sota T. (2006) Geographic Clines of Coevolutionary Arms Races. Evolution 2006, Stony Brook University, New York.
  12. Tsujino R. Yumoto T. (2006) Spatial distribution pattern at different tree life stages in a warm temperate forest. The Second Scientific Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies, Niigata, Japan.

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