Scientific Publications

Numbers of citations are those on Google Scholar 07 March 2020

KING T.J. & WOODELL S.R.J. (1973). The causes of regular pattern in desert perennials. Journal of Ecology 61, 761-765.  Reprinted in Hazen H.E. (ed.) Readings in population and community ecology (3rd edition) Saunders, Philadelphia. (70 citations by others in the literature)

KING T.J. (1974). Fruit dispersal in pioneer and climax trees. School Science Review, 5, 519-521.

KING T.J. (1975). Inhibition of seed germination under leaf canopies in Arenaria serpyllifoliaVeronica arvensis and Cerastium holosteoidesNew Phytologist, 75, 87-90. (127 citations)

KING T.J. & WOODELL S.R.J. (1975). The use of the mounds of Lasius flavus in teaching some principles of ecological investigation. Journal of Biological Education, 9, 109-113. (5 citations)

KING T.J. (1976). The viable seed contents of ant-hill and pasture soil. New Phytologist, 77, 143-147. (28 citations)

KING T.J. (1977). The plant ecology of ant-hills in calcareous grasslands. I. Patterns of species in relation to ant-hills in southern England. Journal of Ecology, 65, 237-256. (180 citations)

KING T.J. (1977). The plant ecology of ant-hills in calcareous grasslands. II. Succession on the mounds. Journal of Ecology, 65, 257-278. (77 citations)

KING T.J. (1977). The plant ecology of ant-hills in calcareous grasslands. III. Factors affecting the population sizes of selected species on ant-hills. Journal of Ecology, 65, 279-315. (62 citations)

KING T. J.  (1978) Ant-hills on the Porton Ranges. 33pp. Internal Report, Nature Conservancy Council.

KING T.J. (1980) Ecology. Selected topics in Biology series (ed. M.B.V. Roberts). Thomas Nelson & Sons, Walton-on-Thames. 168pp.+vii. Reprinted ten times. Translated into Icelandic as Visfraidi (1987) Mal og Menning, Reykjavik.

KING T.J. (1981). Ant-hills and grassland history. Journal of Biogeography, 8, 329-334. (34 citations)

KING T.J. (1981). Ant-hill vegetation of acidic grasslands in the Gower peninsula, South Wales, New Phytologist, 88, 559-571. (27 citations)

KING T.J. & WOODELL S.R.J. (1984). Are regular patterns in desert shrubs artefacts of sampling? Journal of Ecology, 72, 295-298. (22 citations)

KING T.J. & WOODELL S.R.J. (1986). Competition amongst desert perennials. Nature, 231,122.(3 citations)

KING T.J. & WOODELL S.R.J. (1987). Problems in sampling desert shrub populations: a comment and a correction. Journal of Ecology, 75, 201-202 (6 citations).

KING T.J. (1989). Ecology. 2nd edition. Thomas Nelson & Sons, Walton-on-Thames. 178 pp. Reprinted five times.

WOODELL S.R.J. & KING T.J. (1991). The influence of mound-building ants on British lowland vegetation. pp. 521-535 in Ant-Plant Interactions (ed. C.R.Huxley, D.F.Cutler).
BES& Linnaean Society symposium, Oxford University Press. (58 citations)

KING T.J. (2003).  Mosses and aspect; why is Scleropodium purum abundant on the north-facing sides of ant-hills? Journal of Bryology. 25225-227. (7 citations)

KING T J (2006) The value of ant-hills in grasslands. British Wildlife 17(6) – August 2006, 392-397 (2 citations)

KING T J (2007) The roles of seed mass and persistent seed banks in gap colonisation in grassland. Plant Ecology, 193, 233-239. (18 citations)

KING T J (2014) Seed dispersal by a herbivore maintains meta-populations of short-lived plant species on ant-hills. p.122 in Mucina L., Price J. & Kalwijil M. (Eds) Biodiversity and vegetation: patterns, processes, conservation. IAVS symposium. Kwongan Foundation, Perth, AU.

KING T. J. (2017) A Citizen Science Project. Relationships between Ant-hills built by the yellow meadow ant (Lasius flavus) and the history and management of acidic grasslands at Richmond Park, London. Internal report. Mission:Invertebrate. The Royal Parks, London.

KING T. J (2018) The Impact of Ant-Hills made by the Yellow Meadow Ant (Lasius flavus) on the Fauna of Richmond Park,  London. Internal report. Mission:Invertebrate.  The Royal Parks, London.

KING T. J. (2018) The History and Plant Ecology of Hinksey Meadow. Fritillary, 7, 101-117.

KING T. J. (2018) Research on Lasius flavus ant-hills at Wytham Woods in 2018, with historical information on some of the grasslands. Parts 1, 2 (data) and 3 (photographs). Internal reports. University of Oxford.

KING T. J.  & BALFOUR, J. (2020) A technique for the translocation of ant colonies and termite mounds to protect species and improve restoration efforts. Conservation Science and Practice 2.

KING T. J. (2020) Citizen Science: Mission:Invertebrate. Research On Bushy Park Ant-Hills In 2018 with Additional 2018 Data From Richmond Park, London. Internal Report.  The Royal Parks, London.

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