BOOKS

Medel, R., M.A. Aizen, & R. Zamora (eds.). 2009. Ecología y Evolución de Interacciones Planta-Animal. Editorial Universitaria, Chile.

Latorre, G. & R. Medel. (eds.) 2017. La obra científica de Andrés Bello. Editorial Universitaria. In Press.


PUBLICATIONS LAST 5 YEARS (Complete CV here)

Fonturbel, F.E. & R. Medel. 2017. Frugivore-mediated selection in a hbitat trasformation scenario. Scientific Reports 00:000-000.

Fonturbel, F.E., D. Salazar & R. Medel. 2017. Increased resource availability prevents the disruption of key ecological interactions in disturbed habitats. Ecosphere 00:000-000.

Medel, R. 2017. La visión científica de Andrés Bello. En: Latorre, G. & R. Medel. (eds.) 2017. La obra científica de Andrés Bello. Editorial Universitaria.

Carvallo, G. & R. Medel. 2016. Heterospecific pollen transfer from the exotic echium vulgare to native species in Central Chile. Plant Ecology and Diversity 9: 151-157.

Kelt, D.A., H. Cofré, C. Cornelius, A. Engilis, Jr., J.R. Gutierrez, P.A. Marquet, R. Medel, P.L. Meserve, V. Quirici, H. Samaniego & R.A. Vasquez. 2016. The avifauna of Bosque Fray Jorge National Park and Chile`s Norte Chico. Journal of Arid Environments 126: 23-36.

González-Browne, C., M.M. Murúa, L. Navarro & R. Medel. 2016. Does plant origin influence the fitness impact of flower damage? A meta-analysis. PloSOne 11: e0146437

Cuartas-Hernández, S. & R. Medel. 2015. Topology of plant-pollinator networks in a tropical mountain forest: insights on the role of altitudinal and temporal variation. PlosOne 10: e0141804

Fontúrbel, F.F., A.B. Candia, J. Malebrán, D.A. Salazar, C. González-Browne & Rodrigo Medel. 2015. Meta-analysis of anthropogenic habitat disturbance effects on animal-mediated seed dispersal. Global Change Biology 21: 3951-3960.

Fontúrbel, F.E., P. Jordano & R. Medel. 2015. Scale-dependent effects of habitat transformation on plant-animal mutualisms. Journal of Ecology 103: 1334-1343.

Valiente-Banuet, A., M.A. Aizen, J. M. Alcántara, J. Arroyo, A. Cocucci, M. Galetti, M.B. García, D. García, J.M. Gómez, P. Jordano, R. Medel, L. Navarro, J.R. Obeso, R. Oviedo, N. Ramírez, P.J. Rey, A. Traveset, M. Verdú, R. Zamora. 2015. Beyond species loss: extinction of interactions in a changing world. Functional Ecology 29: 299-307. 

Candia, A.B., R. Medel & F.E. Fontúrbel. 2014. Indirect effects of a parasitic plant on host pollination and seed dispersal interactions. Oikos 123: 1371-1376. 

Medel, R., C. Botto-Mahan & A.V. González. 2014. Ecología Evolutiva de interacciones. En: Ecología en la Universidad de Chile. Editorial Universitaria.

Medel, R. 2014. Conceptos de evolución fenotípica. En: Méndez, M.A. & J. Navarro (eds.), Evolución. Editorial Universitaria.

Medel, R., C. González-Browne & C. Botto-Mahan. 2014. Fower complexity and fractality: implications for plant-pollinator interactions. En: Benitez, M., O. Miramontes & A. Valiente-Banuet (Eds.), Frontiers in Ecology, Evolution and Complexity. Center for Complexity Sciences, UNAM.

Lucero, F., C. Botto-Mahan, R. Medel & F.E. Fontúrbel. 2014. Assessment of diurnal and nocturnal frugivorous species in the mistletoe Tristerix aphyllus (Loranthaceae). Gayana Botanica 71: 270-272.

Esterio, G. R. Cares-Suárez, P. Salinas, G. Carvallo & R. Medel. 2013. Assessing the impact of the invasive buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) on the pollination of the native Chilean herb Mimulus luteus. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7: 467-474.

Cares, R.A., P.A. Muñoz, R. Medel & C. Botto-Mahan. 2013. Factors affecting cactus recruitment in semiarid Chile: a role for nurse effects? Flora 208: 330-335.

Carvallo, G.O., L. Navarro & R. Medel. 2013. Assessing the effects of native plants on the pollination of an exotic herb, the blueweed Echium vulgare (Boraginaceae). Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7: 475-484.

Caballero, P., C.G. Ossa, W.L. Gonzáles, C. González-Browne, G. Astorga, M.M. Murúa & R. Medel. 2013. Testing non-additive effects of nectar-robbing ants and hummingbird pollination on the reproductive success of a parasitic plant. Plant Ecology 214: 633-640.

Cares, R.A., R. Medel & C. Botto-Mahan. 2013. Frugivory in Echinopsis chiloensis (Cactaceae). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 86: 489-491.

Guerrero, P.C., G.O. Carvallo, J.M. Nassar, J. Rojas-Sandoval, V. Sanz & R. Medel. 2012. Ecology and evolution of negative and positive interactions in Cactaceae: lessons and pending tasks. Plant Ecology and Diversity 5: 202-215.

 Espinoza, C.L., M. Murúa, R.O. Bustamante, V.H. Marín & R. Medel. 2012. Reproductive consequences of flower damage in native and degraded habitats: the case of Viola portalesia (Violaceae) in Chile. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 85: 503-511.

Medel, R. 2012. El escenario ecológico en biología evolutiva. En: Veloso, A. & A. Spotorno. Darwin y la Biología Evolutiva: Avances en la Universidad de Chile. Editorial Universitaria.

Rivera-Hutinel, A., R.O. Bustamante, V.H. Marín & R. Medel. 2012. Effects of sampling completeness on the structure of plant - pollinator networks. Ecology 93: 1593-1603.

Cares, R.A., R. Medel & C. Botto-Mahan. 2012. Efecto nodriza en dos cactáceas columnares endémicas de Chile semiárido. Boletín de la Sociedad Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Cactáceas y Suculentas 9: 5-6.

Botto-Mahan, C., P.A. Ramirez, C.G. Ossa, R. Medel, M. Ojeda-Camacho & A.V. Gonzalez. 2011.The functional role of flower nectar guides in the perennial herb Alstroemeria ligtu (Alstroemeriaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 172: 1130-1136.

Ossa, C.G. & R. Medel. 2011. Notes on the floral biology and pollination syndrome of Echinopsis chiloensis (Cactaceae) in a population of semiarid Chile. Gayana Botanica 68: 213-218.

Nattero, J., R. Malerba, R. Medel & A.A. Cocucci. 2011. Factors affecting pollinator movement and plant fitness in a specialized pollination system. Plant Systematics and Evolution 296: 77-85. 

Medel, R. 2011. Las interacciones complejas de la herbácea Mimulus luteus con sus polinizadores. Chagual 5: 4-8.

Medel, R. 2011. Revisión de libro. Evolución: el curso de la vida. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 84: 593-596.

Thompson, J.N. & R. Medel. 2010. Coevolution and the web of life. Evolution, Education and Outreach 3: 6.

Carvallo, G. & R. Medel. 2010. Effects of herkogamy and inbreeding on the mating system of Mimulus luteus in the absence of pollinators. Evolutionary Ecology 24: 509-522.

Medel, R., A. Rivera-Hutinel & R.O. Bustamante. 2010. Análisis de redes mutualistas y fragmentación: una herramienta para el estudio de la biodiversidad del bosque maulino. En: Bustamante, R.O. & P.L. Bachmann (eds.), Historia natural del bosque Maulino costero: Disectando la biodiversidad en un paisaje antropogénico. Alvimpress, Santiago de Chile.

Murúa, M., C. Espinoza, R.O. Bustamante, V.H. Marín & R. Medel. 2010. Does human-induced habitat transformation modify pollinator-mediated selection? a case study in Viola portalesia (Violaceae). Oecologia 163: 153-162.

Medel, R., M.A. Mendez, C.G. Ossa & C. Botto-Mahan. 2010. Arms-race coevolution: the local and geographic structure of a host-parasite interaction. Evolution, Education and Outreach 3: 26-31.

Ramos-Jiliberto, R., D. Domínguez, C. Espinoza, G. López, F.S. Valdovinos, R.O. Bustamante & R. Medel. 2010. Topological change of Andean plant-pollinator networks along an altitudinal gradient. Ecological Complexity 7: 86-90.

Nattero, J., A.A. Cocucci & R. Medel. 2010. Pollinator-mediated selection in a specialized pollination system: the role of attraction and mechanical-fit floral traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 223: 1957-1968.

Cuartas-Domínguez, M. & R. Medel. 2010. Pollinator-mediated selection and experimental manipulation of the flower phenotype in Chloraea bletioides (Orchidaceae). Functional Ecology 24: 1219-1227.