Published (updated Jan 2020)

Flicker N.R., K. Poveda and H. Grab. 2019. The Bee Community of Cannabis sativa and Corresponding Effects of Landscape Composition. Environmental Entomology

Poveda K., M.F. Díaz, S. Espinosa, D. Obregon, and A. Ramirez. Landscape simplification decreases effectiveness of a local pest-management practice. Global Ecology and Conservation 20, e00763.

Perez-Alvarez R, BA Nault, K Poveda. 2019. Effectiveness of augmentative biological control depends on landscape context. Scientific Reports 9 (1), 8664

Grab H., J. Brokaw, E. Anderson, L. Gedlinske, J. Gibbs, J. Wilson, G. Loeb, R. Isaacs and K. Poveda. Habitat enhancements for pollinators buffer the negative effects of landscape intensification on bee body size. Journal of Applied Ecology 56 (9), 2144-2154.

Whitehead SR  and K Poveda. 2019. Resource allocation trade-offs and the loss of chemical defences during apple domestication. Annals of botany 123 (6), 1029-1041

Grab H., MG Branstetter, N Amon, KR Urban-Mead, MG Park, J Gibbs, EJ Blitzer, K Poveda, G Loeb, BN Danforth. 2019. Agriculturally dominated landscapes reduce bee phylogenetic diversity and pollination services. Science 363 (6424), 282-284

Mutyambai D., E Bass, T Luttermoser, K Poveda, CAO Midega, ZR Khan, A Kessler. 2019. More than ‘Push’and ‘Pull’? Plant-soil feedbacks of maize companion cropping increase chemical plant defenses against herbivores. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 217

Weintraub R., E Garrido, K Poveda. 2018. Age-Dependent Potato Tolerance to Herbivory in Different Nutrient Environments. American Journal of Potato Research 95 (6), 642-649

Kumar P., E Garrido, K Zhao, Y Zheng, S Alseekh, E Vargas‐Ortiz, AR Fernie, Z Fei, K Poveda, G Jander. 2018. Tecia solanivora infestation increases tuber starch accumulation in Pastusa Suprema potatoes. Journal of integrative plant biology 60 (11), 1083-1096

Karp D.S., R Chaplin-Kramer, TD Meehan, EA Martin, …K Poveda, …2018. Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (33), E7863-E7870

Grab H., K Poveda, B Danforth, G Loeb. 2018. Landscape context shifts the balance of costs and benefits from wildflower borders on multiple ecosystem services. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1884), 20181102

Perez‐Alvarez R., BA Nault, K Poveda. 2018. Contrasting effects of landscape composition on crop yield mediated by specialist herbivores. Ecological applications 28 (3), 842-853

Grab H., B Danforth, K Poveda, G Loeb. 2018. Landscape simplification reduces classical biological control and crop yield. Ecological applications 28 (2), 348-355
Poveda K., MF Díaz, A Ramirez. 2018. Can overcompensation increase crop production? Ecology 99 (2), 270-280
Chautá A., S Whitehead, M Amaya-Márquez, K Poveda.  2017. Leaf herbivory imposes fitness costs mediated by hummingbird and insect pollinators. PloS one 12 (12), e0188408

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.