Submitted/In review

 R. Weintraub, E. Garrido & K. Poveda. Age-dependent potato tolerance to herbivory in different nutrient environments. Submitted to Annals of Applied Biology.

K. Poveda , M.F. Díaz & A. Ramirez. In review. Can overcompensation increase crop production? Ecology (invited for special issue on overcompensation)


Lichtenberg E.M. et al. (K. Poveda is 26th of 34 authors). 2017. A global synthesis of the effects of diversified farming systems on arthropod diversity at field and landscape scales. Global Change Biology (in press)

Grab H., E.J. Blitzer, G. Loeb, B. Danforth & K. Poveda. 2017. Good timing makes good neighbors: pollinator competition and facilitation affect yield in co-blooming crops. Scientific Reports (in press).

Grab H., B. Danforth, K. Poveda & G. Loeb. 2017.  Landscape influences classical biological control and crop yield.  Journal of Applied Ecology (accepted for publication).

Tscharntke T., D. Karp, R. Chaplin-Kramer, P. Batary, F. DeClerk, C. Gratton, A. Ives, M. Jonsson, A. Larsen, E. Martin, A. Martinez-Salinas, T. Meehan, M. O’Rourke, K. Poveda, J. Rosenheim, A. Rusch, N. Schelhorn, T. Wagner, S. Wratten, W. Zhang. 2016. When natural habitat fails to enhance biological pest control – Five hypotheses, Biological Conservation, Available online:

Whitehead S.R., M. Turcotte & K. Poveda. 2016. Domestication impacts on plant-herbivore interactions: a meta-analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 372: 20160034

Turcotte M., H. Araki, D.S. Karp, K. Poveda & S.R. Whitehead S.R. 2016. The eco-evolutionary impacts of domestication and agricultural practices on wild species. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 372: 20160033

Echeverria-Londono S., T. Newbold, L. Hudson, S.Contu, S. Hill, I. Lysenko, E. Arbelaez-Cortes, I. Armbrecht, T. Boekhout, J. Cabra-Garcia, Y. Dominguez-Haydar, G. Nates-Parra, D. Gutierrez-Lamus, D. Higuera, P. J. Isaacs-Cubides, C. A. Lopez-Quintero, E. Martinez, D. R. Miranda-Esquivel, L. E. Navarro-Iriarte, J. A. Noriega, S. Eduardo Otavo, A. Parra-H, K. Poveda, M. P. Ramirez-Pinilla, J. C. Rey-Velasco, L. Rosselli, A.Smith-Pardo, G. Stiles, J.N. Urbina-Cardona & A. Purvis. 2016. Modelling and projecting the response of Colombian biodiversity to land-use change. Diversity and Distribution 22: 1099–1111.

De Palma A., et al. (K.Poveda is 51th of 64 authors).2016 Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports 6:31153.

Kumar P., E. Vargas Ortiz, E. Garrido, K. Poveda & G. Jander. 2016. Potato tuber herbivory increases resistance to aboveground lepidopteran herbivores. Oecologia. Published online. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-016-3633-2.

Renauld M., A. Hutchinson, G. Loeb, K. Poveda, & H. Connelly. 2016. Landscape simplification constrains adult size in a native ground-nesting bee. PLoS ONE 11:  e0150946.

Stieha C., K. Abbott & K. Poveda. 2016. The Effects of Plant Compensatory Regrowth and Induced Resistance on Herbivore Population Dynamics. The American Naturalist 187:167-181. DOI: 10.1086/684522

Huseth A. S., J. D. Petersen, K. Poveda, Z. Szendrei, B. A. Nault, G. G. Kennedy & R. L. Groves. 2015. Spatial and temporal potato intensification drives insecticide resistance in the specialist herbivore, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. PloS One 10(6). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0127576

Connelly H., K. Poveda & G. Loeb.2015. Landscape simplification limits wild bee pollination services to strawberry. Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment 211:51-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2015.05.004

Raguso R.A., Agrawal A.A., Douglas A.E., Jander G, Kessler A., Poveda K. & J. S. Thaler. 2015. The raison d’être of chemical ecology. Ecology 96(3):617-630. DOI:10.1890/14-1474.1

Christopher Stieha C. & K. Poveda. 2015. Tolerance responses to herbivory: implications for future management strategies in potato. Annals of Applied Biology 166(2): 208-217. DOI: 10.1111/aab.12174

Hudson L., Newbo T. and aprox. 200 other authors (including K. Poveda) (2014) The  PREDICTS  database:  a  global database  of  how  local  terrestrial biodiversity  responds  to  human  impacts. Ecology and Evolution 4 (24): 4701-4735.

Gomez Jimenez M.I., Sarmiento C.E., Diaz M.F. Chauta J.A., Peraza A., Ramirez A. & K. Poveda (2014) Oviposition, larval preference, and larval performance in two polyphagous species: does the larva know best? Entomologia Experimental et Applicata. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12225

Whitehead S.R., Reid E., Sapp J., Poveda K., Royer A.M., Posto A.L. & A. Kessler (2014) A Specialist Herbivore Uses Chemical Camouflage to Overcome the Defenses of an Ant-Plant Mutualism. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102604. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102604

Poveda K. & A. Kessler (2012) Plant volatiles as functional cues in intercropping systems.   Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:1341

Chautá-Mellizo A., S. Campbell, M.A. Bonilla, J.S. Thaler & K. Poveda (2012) Effects of natural and artificial pollination on fruit and offspring quality. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13:525-532

Poveda K., M.I. Gómez. R. Halitschke & A. Kessler (2012) Overcompensating plants: their expression of resistance traits and effects on herbivore preference & performance. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.2012.01256.x

Poveda K.*, E. Martínez*, M. A. Bonilla & T. Tscharntke (2012) Landscape simplification and altitudinal variation affect biodiversity, herbivory and Andean potato yield (*equal authorship). Journal of Applied Ecology. 49:513-522

Díaz M.F, A. Ramírez & K. Poveda (2012) Efficiency of different egg parasitoids and increased floral diversity for the biological control of noctuid pests. Biological Control 60:182-191.

Kessler A., R. Halitschke & K. Poveda (2011) Herbivory-mediated pollinator limitation: Negative impacts of induced volatiles on plant-pollinator interactions. Ecology 92 (9): 1769-1780

Whitehead S. & K. Poveda (2011) Herbivore-induced changes in fruit-frugivore interactions. Journal of Ecology 99:964–969.

Rasmann S., T. Bauerle, K. Poveda &R. Vannette (2011) Predicting root resistance to herbivores during succession. Functional Ecology 25: 368-379

Poveda K., A. Kessler & M.I. Gómez. (2010) The enemy as ally: herbivore-induced increase in crop yield.  Ecological Applications 20: 1787-1793

Gómez M. I*. & K. Poveda*. (2009). Synergistic effects of repellents and attractants for potato tuber moth control . Basic and Applied Ecology 10: 763–769 (*equal authorship)

Poveda K., M.I. Gómez & E. Martinez (2008)  Diversification practices: their effect on pest regulation and production. Revista Colombiana de Entomología 34 (2): 131-144.

Poveda K., I. Steffan-Dewenter, S. Scheu & T. Tscharntke (2006) Belowground effects of farming practice and soil organisms on aboveground plant-herbivore and plant-pathogen interactions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 113: 162–167

Poveda K.,I.Steffan-Dewenter, S. Scheu & T. Tscharntke. (2005) Floral trait expression in response to below- and aboveground plant-animal interactions. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 7:77-83

Poveda K.,I.Steffan-Dewenter, S. Scheu & T. Tscharntke. (2005) Below- and above-ground plant-animal interactions mediated through an annual plant. Oikos 108:503-510

Schröter D., L. Brussaard, G. De Deyn, K. Poveda, V.K. Brown, M. Berg, D. Wardle, J. Moore, D. Wall. (2004) Modelling above-and belowground interactions in a changing world. Basic and Applied Ecology 5:515-528

Poveda K., & P. Sánchez. (2004) Habitat use of Saguinus leucopus: a comparison between a forest-dwelling group and an urbanized group inMariquita,Colombia. Neotropical Primates 12(1): 6-9.

Poveda K., I. Steffan-Dewenter, S. Scheu & T. Tscharntke (2003) Effects of below- and above-ground herbivores on plant growth, flower visitation and seed set. Oecologia 135:601-605.


Publications – books and book chapters

Kessler A., E. H. Poelman & K. Poveda (2012) Induced plant responses and arthropod community dynamics. In: Pedro Barbosa and Jack Schultz (editors). Insect Outbreaks. Whiley & Sons.  In press.

Poveda K., I. Steffan-Dewenter, S. Scheu & T. Tscharntke (2007) Plant-mediated interactions between below- and aboveground processes: decomposition, herbivory, parasitism and pollination. In: Ohgushi T., T. Craig, P. Price. Indirect Interaction webs:nontrophic linkages through induced plant traits. Cambridge University Press.

Morales-Jimenez A, . F. Sánchez, , K. Poveda & A. Cadena (2004). Mamíferos terrestres y voladores de Colombia: Guía de campo (Field guide to the mammals of Colombia). Editor Ramos López.Bogotá,Colombia.