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Name:
Corlett,Richard
Education:
Ph.D
Positions:
Director of Center for Integrative Conservation
Academic title:
Research Professor
Postal Code:
666303
Subject categories:
Ecology
Mailing Address:
XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China
E-mail:
corlett@xtbg.org.cn

Resume:
 
 

PhD Australian National University, MA BA University of Cambridge

Research Areas:

Conservation Biology, Terrestrial Ecology, Climate Change, Biogeography

Research Interests:

My research for the last 30 years has been largely concerned with the ecology of the deforested tropics. More than a third of the entire humid tropics and more than half of the East Asian tropics have been cleared of forest over the last millennium and the area increases every year. These are the landscapes in which most tropical people live and work, yet we know remarkably little about their ecology. The focus of my research group has been on understanding which wild species survive in these human-dominated landscapes and what factors determine the potential for landscape recovery when human impacts are reduced. For the last dozen years I have had a particular interest in the process of seed dispersal, since it is both a rate-limiting step in forest development and one that is particularly vulnerable to local extinctions of bird and mammal species.

My research group has also made significant contributions to two additional, more-or-less related, research areas. One is the ecology of alien invasive species of plants and animals in the tropics. Invasive aliens are a growing problem and we urgently need the sort of mechanistic understanding of the processes involved that will enable us to make useful predictions, rather than just reacting to crises as they occur. Another major research area is the global biogeography of rainforest biotas. My contribution to this area has been largely in terms of theory and my collaboration with Richard Primack at Boston University in developing this has been one of my most stimulating research activities of the last decade. Tropical rainforests exist in five major regions that are distinct ecological and biogeographical entities, each with its own unique biota and interactions. These differences have both practical implications, for exploitation and conservation management, and considerable theoretical interest, since in some ways they can be treated as independent ‘experiments’ in rainforest assembly.

A new research focus is on understanding the likely impacts of climate change in the wet tropics. This combines my ecological and biogeographical interests, and applies them to the urgent problem of predicting responses to the 3-4oC warming projected for tropical East Asia by 2080. Because of the massive carbon storage potential of tropical vegetation, what happens within the tropics has a disproportionate influence on global carbon cycles. Most research so far has focused on predicting future equilibrium states, but real-world ecosystem responses will be dominated by transient processes, including succession and migration, and this is where new research is needed. I am a ‘Lead Author’ for the Asia chapter of the Working Group 2  contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), due in 2014, which means that I need to understand the impacts on the whole of Asia, not just the tropical parts in which I work myself. 

I also plan to devote more attention to the ecology of tropical Asia's growing area of ‘empty forests’: forests that still have a more-or-less intact structure and flora, but have lost the large vertebrates that are responsible for much of the seed dispersal, seed predation, browsing, and many other processes in pristine forest communities. Empty forests are a particular problem in Xishuangbanna, where there has been a dramatic decline in the populations of all large vertebrates within living memory.

Finally, I am interested in contributing to XTBG’s role in environmental education. Every conservation biologist dreams of having a platform from which to change public opinion and influence real-world conservation outcomes. XTBG receives more than half a million visitors a year and there must be some way that we can leverage on this success for the benefit of wild species and natural ecosystems in China.

 

Recent Honours and Achievements

Elected President (for 2012) of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) 

Appointed a Lead Author for Chapter 24, 'Asia', in the Working Group II contribution to the Fifth (2014) Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 

Co-author (with R.B. Primack) of Tropical Rainforests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison. Second Edition, published by Wiley-Blackwell, UK, in 2011.  

Co-editor (with P.K.L. Ng and H.T.W. Tan) of Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment, published by Didier Millet in Singapore, in 2011. 

Appointed to the Steering Committee of the IUCN Species Survival Commission Climate Change Specialist Group 

State Specially Recruited Expert title awarded by the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. 

  

Positions held

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, CAS 

Professor 

2012- 

National University of Singapore, Biological Sciences 

Professor 

2008-12 

University of Hong Kong, School of Biological Sciences 

Professor 

2006-8 

University of Hong Kong, Dept Ecology & Biodiversity 

Associate Professor 

1994- 

University of Hong Kong, Dept Botany 

Senior Lecturer 

1992-94 

University of Hong Kong, Dept Botany 

Lecturer 

1988-92 

National University of Singapore, Dept Botany 

Lecturer 

1982-87 

Chiang Mai University (Thailand), Dept Biology 

Lecturer 

1980-82 

  

Education

Australian National University 

PhD Plant Ecology 

1980 

Cambridge University 

BA 1st Class Hons Natural Sciences (Botany) 

1974 

 

  

 

Current Editorshiips  

    Associate Editor:       Biological Conservation, Elsevier, Amsterdam  

    Subject Matter Editor: Ecology, Ecological Monographs, Ecological Society of America  

    Editorial Board:   The Gardens’ Bulletin, Singapore, Singapore Botanic Gardens  

    Editorial Board:   Plant Diversity and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

    Editorial Board:   Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, UPM, Malaysia  

    Associate Editor: Tropical Conservation Science, Mongabay.com  

  Graduate Student Supervision 

    Current students   

    In Singapore; PhD  

    Luke Gibson               Fragmentation and land-use change: impacts on tropical           forest biodiversity.  

    Brett Scheffers           Arboreality in tropical amphibians and reptiles across an elevation gradient.  

    Grace Blackham        Degradation and recovery in the ex-MegaRice Project tropical  peatland ecosystem, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.     

    In XTBG: PhD  

    Song Yu                     Molecular controls of fruit size in Machilus and its relatives.  

    Chen Huan-huan        The northern limit of Ficus: causes and consequences.  

    Zhao Xin                     Ecology and evolution of Ilex.   

    In XTBG: Masters  

    Zhao Mei-ling                     to be decided  

    Previous students:               20 PhD and 14 Masters students  

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Achievements:
 

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Books and Monographs

  1.                  Corlett, R.T. (2013) The Ecology of Tropical East Asia [アジアの熱帯生態学]. Japanese translation by Noriyuki Osada (長田典之), Hisashi Matsubayashi (松林尚志), Shinya Numata (沼田真也), Masatoshi Yasuda (安田雅俊). Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, Japan. 

  2.                  Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett and H.T.W. Tan (2011) (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore.  

  3.                  Corlett, R.T. and R.B. Primack (2011) Tropical Rainforests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison. Second Edition. Wiley, UK. 

  4.                  Dudgeon, D. and R.T. Corlett (2011) The Ecology and Biodiversity of Hong Kong. Second (Revised) Edition. Cosmos Books, Hong Kong. [In Chinese and English editions] 

  5.                  Corlett, R.T. (2009) The Ecology of Tropical East Asia. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. 

  6.                  Chong, K.Y., H.T.W. Tan and R.T. Corlett (2009) A Checklist of the Total Vascular Plant Flora of Singapore: Native, Naturalised and Cultivated Species. Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, Singapore.  

  7.                  Jim, C.Y. and R.T. Corlett (2006) (eds.) Sustainable Management of Protected Areas for Future Generations. IUCN, Switzerland, and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong.  

  8.                  Primack, R.B. and R.T. Corlett (2005) Tropical Rainforests: An Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison. Blackwell Science, UK. [Reviews attached at end] 

  9.                  Dudgeon, D. and R.T. Corlett (2004) The Ecology and Biodiversity of Hong Kong. Joint Publishing and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong. [In Chinese and English editions] 

  10.              Chan, L. & R.T. Corlett (1999) (eds.) Biodiversity in the Nature Reserves of Singapore (Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore, Vol. 49). National Parks Board, Singapore. 

  11.              Chin S.C., R.T. Corlett, Y.C. Wee, and S.Y. Geh (1995) (eds.) Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Gardens Bulletin, Singapore. Suppl. 3). National Parks Board, Singapore. 168 pp.  

  12.              Dudgeon, D. and R.T. Corlett (1994) Hills and Streams: an Ecology of Hong Kong. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.  

  13.              Wee, Y.C. and R.T. Corlett (1986) The Forest and the City: Plant Life in Urban Singapore. Singapore University Press. 186 pp 

 

Journal Articles (International) and Book Chapters

  14.              Corlett, R.T. (2013) Singapore: half full or half empty? In: Sodhi, N.S., Gibson. L., and Raven, P.H. (eds.), Conservation Biology: Voices from the Tropics. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, pp. 142-147. ISBN-13: 978-0470658635 

  15.              Yeo, H.T.H, Chong, K.Y., Yee, A.T.K., Giam, X., Corlett, R.T. & H.T.W. Tan (2013) Leaf litter depth as an important factor inhibiting seedling establishment of an exotic palm in tropical secondary forest patches. Biological Invasions in press 

  16.              Nghiem, L.T.P et al. (2013) Economic and environmental impacts of harmful non-indigenous species in Southeast Asia. PLOS One in press 

  17.              Corlett, R.T. and Westcott, D.A. (2013) Will plant movements keep up with climate change? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28: 482-488 

  18.              Rodríguez-Gironés, M.A., Gonzálvez, F.G., Llandres, A.L., Corlett, R.T., Santamaria, L. (2013) Possible role of weaver ants, Oecophylla smaragdina, in shaping plant-pollinator interactions in South-East Asia. Journal of Ecology 101: 1000-1006 

  19.              Jevanandam, N., Goh, A.G.R., Corlett, R.T. (2013) Climate warming and the potential extinction of fig wasps, the obligate pollinators of figs. Biology Letters 9 20130041  

  20.              Corlett, R.T. (2013) Where are the subtropics? Biotropica 45:273-275 

  21.              Corlett, R.T. (2013) The shifted baseline: Prehistoric defaunation in the tropics and its consequences for biodiversity conservation. Biological Conservation 163: 13-21. 

  22.              Gonzálvez, F.G., Santamaria, L., Corlett, R.T., Rodríguez-Gironés, M.A. (2013) Flowers attract weaver ants that deter less effective pollinators. Journal of Ecology 101: 78-85. 

  23.              Matsuda, I., Higashi, S., Otani, Y., Tuuga, A., Bernard, H., & R.T. Corlett (2013) A short note on seed dispersal by colobines: The case of the proboscis monkey. Integrative Zoology DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12033 

  24.              Corlett, R.T. (2012) Climate change in the tropics: the end of the world as we know        it? Biological Conservation 151:22-25. 

  25.              Laurance, W.F. et al. (2012) Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas. Nature 489: 290-294.  

  26.              Chong, K.Y., Lee, S.M.L., Gwee, A.T., Leong, P.K.F., Ahmad, S., Ang, W.F., Lok, A.F.S.L., Yeo, C.K., Corlett, R.T., & H.T.W. Tan (2012) Herbarium records do not predict rediscovery of presumed nationally extinct species. Biodiversity & Conservation 21: 2589-2599. 

  27.              Yeo, D.C.Y., Corlett, R.T., Tan, H.T.W. (2012) The biodiversity crisis in Asia: Singapore as a model of environmental change and threats to terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. In: Savage, V.R. & Lye Lin-Heng (eds), Environment and Climate Change in Asia: Ecological Footprints and Green Prospects. Prentice-Hall, Singapore, pp. 162-170. 

  28.              Tan, C.K.W, & R.T. Corlett (2012) Scavenging of dead invertebrates along an urbanization gradient in Singapore. Insect Conservation and Diversity 5: 138-145. 

  29.              Campos-Arceiz, A., Traeholt, C., Jaffar, R., Santamaria, L. & R.T. Corlett (2012) Asian tapirs are no elephants when it comes to seed dispersal. Biotropica 44: 220-227. 

  30.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Impacts of warming on tropical lowland rainforests. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26: 606-613. 

  31.              McConkey, K.R., Prasad, S., Corlett, R.T., Campos-Arceiz, A., Brodie, J.F., Rogers, H. & Santamaria, L. (2012) Seed dispersal in changing landscapes. Biological Conservation 146: 1-13. 

  32.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Vertebrate carnivores and predation in the Oriental (Indomalayan) Region. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59: 325-360. 

  33.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Seed dispersal in Hong Kong: past, present and possible futures. Integrative Zoology 6: 97-109. 

  34.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) How to be a frugivore (in a changing world). Acta Oecologica 37: 674-681 

  35.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) The importance of animals in the forest. In: Wickneswari, R. & C. Cannon (eds.), Managing the future of Southeast Asia's valuable tropical rainforests: a practitioner’s guide to forest genetics. Springer, Dordrecht, Berlin, pp. 83-92. 

  36.              Ng, P.K.L. & R.T. Corlett (2011) Biodiversity in Singapore: an overview. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 18-27.  

  37.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Terrestrial ecosystems. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 44-51.  

  38.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Urban biodiversity. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 88-95. 

  39.              Corlett, R.T., Liong, S.-Y., Tkalich, P. & L.M. Chou (2011) Climate change and biodiversity in Singapore. In: Ng, P.K.L., R.T. Corlett & H.T.W. Tan (eds.) Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment and Sustainable Development. Editions Didier Millet, Singapore, pp. 114-121. 

  40.              Chong, K.Y., Corlett, R.T., Yeo, D.C.J., & H.T.W. Tan (2011) Towards a global database of weed risk assessments: a test of transferability in the tropics. Biological Invasions 13: 1571-1577 

  41.              Duncan, R.P., Clements, S.E., Corlett, R.T., Hahs, A.K., McCarthy, M.A., McDonnell, M.J., Schwartz, M.W., Thompson, K., Vesk, P.A. & N.S.G. Williams. (2011) Plant traits and extinction in urban areas: a meta-analysis of eleven cities. Global Ecology & Biogeography 20: 509-519 

  42.              Lucas, P.W., Corlett, R.T., Dominy, N.J., Essackjee, H.C., Hernandez, P.R., Ramsden, L., Stoner, K.E., & N. Yamashita (2011) Dietary analysis II: food chemistry. In: Setchell, J.M. & D.J. Curtis (eds.) Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 255-270. 

  43.              Corlett, R.T. (2011) Honeybees in natural ecosystems. In: Hepburn, H.R. & S.E. Radloff (eds) Honeybees of Asia. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 215-225.  

  44.              Corlett, R.T. (2010) Trouble with the grey literature. Biotropica 43:3-5. 

  45.              Posa, M.R.C., Wijedasa, L.S., Corlett, R.T. (2011) Biodiversity and conservation of tropical peat swamp forests. BioScience 61:49-57 

  46.              Pei, K. J.-T., Lai, Y.C., Corlett R.T. and K.-Y. Suen (2010) The larger mammal fauna of Hong Kong: species survival in a highly degraded landscape. Zoological Studies 49:253-264. 

  47.              Corlett, R.T. (2010) Megafaunal extinctions and their consequences in the tropical Indo-Pacific. In: Haberle, S.G., J. Stevenson & M. Prebble (eds) Terra Australis 32: Altered Ecologies: Fire, Climate and Human Influence on Terrestrial Landscapes. ANU E-Press, Canberra, pp. 117-131. 

  48.              Nichol, J.E., Wong, M.S., Corlett, R.T. and D.W. Nichol (2010) Assessing avian habitat fragmentation in urban areas of Hong Kong (Kowloon) at high spatial resolution using spectral unmixing. Landscape and Urban Planning 95:54-60. 

  49.              Corlett, R.T. (2010) Invasive aliens on tropical East Asian islands. Biodiversity and Conservation 19: 411-423 

  50.              Hahs, A.K., McDonnell, M.J., McCarthy, M.A., Vesk, P.A., Corlett, R.T., Norton, B.A., Clements, S.E., Duncan, R.P., Thompson, K., Schwartz, M.W., Williams N.S.G. (2009) A global synthesis of plant extinction rates in urban areas. Ecology Letters 12:1165-1173. 

  51.              Wells, K., Corlett, R.T., Lakim, M.B., Kalko, E.K.V., Pfeiffer, M. (2009) Seed consumption by small mammals from Borneo. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25:555-558. 

  52.              Corlett, R.T. (2009) Seed dispersal distances and plant migration potential in Tropical East Asia. Biotropica 41: 592-598 

  53.              Williams, N.S.G., Schwartz, M.W., Vesk, P.A., McCarthy, M.A., Hahs, A.K., Clements, S.E., Corlett, R.T., Duncan, R.P., Norton, B.A., Thompson, K., McDonnell, M.J. (2009) Future directions. A conceptual framework for predicting the effects of urban environments on floras. Journal of Ecology 97: 4-9 

  54.              Leung, G.P.C., Hau, B.C.H. and R.T. Corlett (2009) Exotic plant invasion in upland semi-natural plant communities of Hong Kong, China. Biodiversity & Conservation 18: 191-202 

  55.              Corlett, R.T. and R.B. Primack (2008) Tropical rainforest conservation: a global perspective. In: Carson, W.P. & S.A. Schnitzer (eds.) Tropical Forest Community Ecology. Blackwell Science, UK, pp. 442-457. 

  56.              Lee, E., Hau, B.C.H. and R.T. Corlett. (2008) Seed rain and natural regeneration in Lophostemon confertus plantations in Hong Kong, China. New Forests 35(2): 119-130. 

  57.              Sodhi, N.S., Koh, L.P.,Peh, S.-H., Tan, H.T.W., Chazdon, R.L., Corlett, R.T., Lee, T.M., Colwell, R.K., Brook, B.W., Sekercioglu, C.H. and C.J.A. Bradshaw (2008) Correlates of extinction proneness in tropical angiosperms. Diversity and Distributions 14: 1-10 

  58.              Wright, S.J., Stoner, K., Beckman, N., Corlett, R.T., Dirzo, R., Muller-Landau, H.C., Nuñez-Iturri, G., Peres, C.A. and B.C. Wang (2007) The plight of large animals in tropical forests and the consequences for forest structure and dynamics. Biotropica 39: 289-291. 

  59.              Corlett, R.T. (2007) The impact of hunting on the mammalian fauna of tropical Asian forests. Biotropica 39 (3): 292-303 

  60.              Tang, Z.-H., Mukherjee, A., Sheng, L.-X., Cao, M., Liang, B., Corlett, R.T. & Zhang, S.Y. (2007) Effect of ingestion by two frugivorous bat species on the seed germination of Ficus racemosa and F. hispida (Moraceae). Journal of Tropical Ecology 23: 125-127. 

  61.               Corlett, R.T. and R.B. Primack (2006) Tropical rain forests: why cross-continental comparisons are needed. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21 (2): 104-110.  

  62.              Corlett, R.T. (2007) Pollination or seed dispersal: which should we worry about most? In: Dennis, A.J., E.W. Schupp, R. J. Green, and D.W. Westcott (eds.) Seed dispersal: theory and its application in a changing world. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp. 525-544. 

  63.              Corlett, R.T. (2006) Conservation of biodiversity in a highly degraded landscape: problems and prospects. In: R.T. Corlett and C.Y. Jim (eds.) Sustainable Management of Protected Areas for Future Generations. IUCN, Switzerland, and Friends of the Country Parks, Hong Kong, pp. 77-92. 

  64.              Buckley, Y.M., Anderson, S., Catterall, C.P., Corlett, R.T., Engel, T., Gosper, C.R., Nathan, R., Richardson, D.M., Setter, M., Speigel, O., Vivian-Smith, G., Voigt, F.A., Weir, J.E.S., and D.A. Westcott (2006) Management of plant invasions mediated by frugivore interactions. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 848-857.  

  65.              Chung, K.P.S. and R.T. Corlett (2006) Rodent diversity in a highly degraded tropical landscape: Hong Kong, South China. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 4521-4532  

  66.              Weir, J.E.S. and R.T. Corlett (2007) How far do birds disperse seeds in the degraded tropical landscape of Hong Kong, China? Landscape Ecology 22: 131-140 

  67.              Au, A.Y.Y., Corlett R.T. and B.C.H. Hau (2006) Seed rain into upland plant communities in Hong Kong, China. Plant Ecology 186: 13-22            

  68.              Corlett, R.T. (2006) Figs (Ficus, Moraceae) in urban Hong Kong, South China. Biotropica 38 (1): 116-121 

  69.              Tsang, A.C.W. and R.T. Corlett (2005) Reproductive biology of the Ilex species (Aquifoliaceae) in Hong Kong, China. Canadian Journal of Botany 83: 1645-1654  

  70.              Yip, Y., Corlett, R.T. and D. Dudgeon (2006) Selecting small reserves in a human-dominated landscape: a case study of Hong Kong, China. Journal of Environmental Management 78: 86-96 

  71.              Corlett, R.T. (2005) Vegetation. In: A. Gupta (ed.) The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 105-119.  

  72.              Lee, E., Hau, B.C.H. and R.T. Corlett. (2005) Natural regeneration in exotic tree plantations in Hong Kong, China. Forest Ecology and Management 212: 358-366 

  73.              Corlett, R.T. (2005) Interactions between birds, fruit bats and exotic plants in urban Hong Kong, South China. Urban Ecosystems 8: 275-283  

  74.              Hau, B.C.H., D. Dudgeon and R.T. Corlett (2005) Beyond Singapore: what does Hong Kong tell us about the prospects for Asian biodiversity? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 281-282  

  75.              Tang, A.M.C., Corlett, R.T, and K.D. Hyde (2005) The persistence of ripe fleshy fruits in the presence and absence of frugivores. Oecologia 142: 232-237 

  76.              Corlett, R.T. (2004) Flowers visitors and pollination in the Oriental (Indomalayan) Region. Biological Reviews 79: 497-532.  

  77.              Corlett, R.T. (2004) Sustainability and biodiversity conservation in Hong Kong. In: T. Mottershead (ed.) Sustainable Development in Hong Kong. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong, pp. 421-444.  

  78.              Leven, M.R. and R.T. Corlett (2004) Invasive birds in Hong Kong, China. Ornithological Science 3: 43-55.  

  79.              Yip, Y., Corlett, R.T. and D. Dudgeon (2004) A fine-scale gap analysis of the existing protected area system in Hong Kong, China. Biodiversity and Conservation 13: 943-957.  

  80.              Tang, A.M.C., Hyde, K.D. and R.T. Corlett (2003) Diversity of fungi on wild fruits in Hong Kong. Fungal Diversity 14:165-185. 

  81.              Corlett, R.T. (2003) Climate change and biodiversity in tropical East Asian forests. In: R.E. Green, M. Harley, L. Miles, J. Scharlemann, A. Watkinson and O. Watts (eds.) Global Climate Change and Biodiversity. University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, pp. 9-10.  

  82.              Lucas, P.W., Corlett, R.T., Dominy, N.J., Essackjee, H.C., Riba-Hernandez, P. Stoner, K.E. and N. Yamashita (2003) Dietary analysis II: food chemistry. In: J. M. Setchell (ed.) Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 199-213. 

  83.              Tang, A.M.C., Hyde, K.D, Tsui, K.M. and R.T. Corlett (2003) A new species of Lophiotrema from wild fruit in Hong Kong. Persoonia 18: 265-269.  

  84.              Hau, B.C.H. and R.T. Corlett (2003) Factors affecting the early survival and growth of native tree seedlings planted on a degraded hillside grassland in Hong Kong, China. Restoration Ecology 11: 1-6 

  85.              Zhang, L. and R.T. Corlett (2003) Phytogeography of Hong Kong bryophytes. Journal of Biogeography 30: 1329-1337. 

86.              Teo, D. H.L., H. T.W. Tan, R.T. Corlett, C.M. Wong and S. K.Y. Lum (2003) Continental rain forest fragments in Singapore resist invasion by exotic plants. Journal of Biogeography 30: 305-310.

  87.              Ng, S.C. and R.T. Corlett (2003) The ecology of six rhododendron species (Ericaceae) with contrasting local abundance and distribution patterns in Hong Kong, China. Plant Ecology 164: 225-233.  

  88.              Kwok, H.K. and R.T. Corlett (2002) Seasonality of forest invertebrates in Hong Kong, China. Journal of Tropical Ecology 18: 637-644. 

  89.              Corlett, R.T. (2002) Frugivory and seed dispersal in degraded tropical East Asian landscapes. In: Seed Dispersal and Frugivory: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation (eds. Levey, D.J., Silva, W.R., and M. Galetti). CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK, pp. 451-465. 

  90.              Corlett, R.T. (2001) The potential impacts of air pollution on biodiversity in Hong Kong. In: The Air We Breathe - Air Pollution in Hong Kong (eds. Chan, A.T., Hedley, A.J., Hills, P.R. and J.H. Zhong). The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 115-120. 

  91.              Shanahan, M., So, S., Compton, S.G. & Corlett, R. (2001) Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review. Biological Reviews 76: 529-572.  

  92.              Wong, L.C., Corlett, R.T., Young, L. and S.Y. Lee (2001) Utilization of wetlands by ardeids in Starling Inlet, Hong Kong: a year-round study and a comparison between the census and flight-line methods. Waterbirds 24: 153-160 

  93.              Corlett, R.T. (2001) Pollination in a degraded tropical landscape: a Hong Kong case study. Journal of Tropical Ecology 17: 155-161. 

  94.              Ng, S.C. and R.T. Corlett (2000) Genetic variation and structure in six Rhododendron species (Ericaceae) with contrasting local distribution patterns in Hong Kong, China. Molecular Ecology 9: 959-969. 

  95.              Turner, I.M., Xing, F. and R.T. Corlett (2000) An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology (Supplement) 8: 23-116.  

  96.              Ng, S.C. and R.T. Corlett (2000) Comparative reproductive biology of the six species of Rhododendron (Ericaceae) in Hong Kong, South China. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 221-229. 

  97.              Wong, L.C., Corlett, R.T., Young, L. and S.Y. Lee (2000) Comparative feeding ecology of Little Egrets on intertidal mudflats in Hong Kong, South China. Waterbirds 23: 214-225.  

  98.              Kwok, H.K. and R.T. Corlett (2000) The bird communities of a natural secondary forest and a Lophostemon confertus plantation in Hong Kong, South China. Forest Ecology and Management 130: 227-234.  

  99.              Corlett, R. and B.C.H. Hau (2000) Seed dispersal and forest restoration. In: Forest Restoration for Wildlife Conservation (eds. Elliott, S., J., Kerby, D. Blakesley, K. Hardwick, K. Woods and V. Anusarnsunthorn). International Tropical Timber Organization and The Forest Restoration Research, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, pp. 317-325.  

  100.          Corlett, R.T. (2000) Environmental heterogeneity and species survival in degraded tropical landscapes. In: The Ecological Consequences of Environmental Heterogeneity (eds. M.J. Hutchings, E.A. John & A. Stewart). Blackwell Science, Oxford, pp. 333-355.  

  101.          Chen, R.J., Corlett, R.T. and R.D. Hill (1999) Relationship between biofuel harvesting and upland degradation in Hong Kong and Guangdong. In: Remediation and Management of Degraded Lands (eds. M.H. Wong, J.W.C. Wong and A.J.M. Baker), pp. 235-241. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, U.S.A.  

  102.          Wong, L.C., Corlett, R.T., Young, L. and S.Y. Lee (1999) Foraging flights of nesting egrets and herons from a Hong Kong egretry, South China. Waterbirds 22: 424-434.  

  103.          Corlett, R.T. (1999) Environmental forestry in Hong Kong: 1871-1997. Forest Ecology and Management 116: 93-105.  

  104.          Zhang, L., Corlett, R.T. and L.Chau (1999) Syrrhopodon hongkongensis (Calymperaceae, Musci), a new species from Hong Kong, China. Bryologist 102: 122-124.  

  105.          Kwok, H.K. and R.T. Corlett (1999) Seasonality of a forest bird community in Hong Kong, South China. Ibis 141: 70-79.  

  106.          Zhang, L., Corlett, R.T. and L.Chau (1998) Eccremidium Wils., a moss genus new to China from Hong Kong. Journal of Bryology 20: 518-521.  

  107.          Corlett, R.T. (1998) Frugivory and seed dispersal by vertebrates in the Oriental (Indomalayan) Region. Biological Reviews 73: 413-448.  

  108.          Chen, R.J., Corlett, R.T. and R.D. Hill (1998) The biological sustainability of biomass harvesting. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 69: 159-170. 

  109.          Chen, R.J., Corlett, R.T. and R.D. Hill (1998) Effects of harvesting on the biomass of plant species. Forest Ecology and Management 103: 69-76. 

  110.          Corlett, R.T. and J.V. LaFrankie (1998) Potential impacts of climate change on tropical Asian forests through an influence on phenology. Climatic Change 39: 439-453.  

  111.          Lucas, P.W. and R.T. Corlett (1998) Seed dispersal by long-tailed macaques. American Journal of Primatology 45: 29-44.  

  112.          Ko, I.W.P., Corlett, R.T. and R.J. Xu (1998) Sugar composition of wild fruits in Hong Kong, China. Journal of Tropical Ecology 14: 381-387.  

  113.          Zhuang, X. and R.T. Corlett (1997) Forest and forest succession in Hong Kong, China. Journal of Tropical Ecology 14: 857-866.  

  114.          Chen, R.J., Hill, R.D. and R.T. Corlett (1997) Energy and nutrient flow through the storage and consumption of upland phytomass fuel. Forest Ecology and Management 93: 63-71.  

  115.          Corlett, R.T. (1997) Biodiversity and its conservation in Hong Kong. In: Conservation Biology (eds. Jiang Z.G., Ma K.P., and Han X.G., pp. 225-228. Zhejiang Science and Technology Press. [In Chinese] 

  116.          Corlett, R.T. and I.M. Turner (1997) Long-term survival in tropical forest remnants in Singapore and Hong Kong. In: Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management and Conservation of Fragmented Communities. (Eds. W.F. Laurance and R.O. Bierregaard, Jr.), pp. 333-345. Chicago University Press. 

  117.          Corlett, R.T. (1997) Human impact on the flora of Hong Kong Island. The Changing Face of East Asia during the Tertiary and Quaternary. (Ed. N. Jablonski), pp.400-412. Centre of Asian Studies.  

  118.          Turner, I.M. and R.T. Corlett (1996) The conservation value of small, isolated fragments of lowland tropical rain forest. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11: 330-333. 

  119.          Corlett, R.T. (1996) Characteristics of vertebrate-dispersed fruits in Hong Kong. Journal of Tropical Ecology 12: 819-833. 

  120.          Corlett, R.T. (1995) Tropical secondary forests. Progress in Physical Geography 19: 159-172.  

  121.          Turner, I.M., H.T.W. Tan, Y.C. Wee, Ali bin Ibrahim, P.T. Chew and R.T. Corlett (1994) A study of plant species extinction in Singapore: lessons for the conservation of tropical biodiversity. Conservation Biology 8: 705-712. 

  122.          Corlett, R.T. (1994) What is secondary forest? Journal of Tropical Ecology 10: 445-447.  

  123.          Corlett, R.T. (1993) The reproductive phenology of Hong Kong shrubland. Journal of Tropical Ecology 9: 501-510.  

  124.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The ecology of public open space in Singapore. In: Public Space: Design, Use and Management. (eds. C.B. Huat and N. Edwards), pp. 128-137. Singapore University Press. 

  125.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The changing urban vegetation. In: Physical Adjustments in a Changing Landscape: the Singapore Story. (eds. Gupta, A. and J. Pitts), pp.190‑214. Singapore University Press, Singapore. 

  126.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The naturalized flora of Hong Kong. Journal of Biogeography 19: 421-430. 

  127.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The ecological transformation of Singapore: 1819‑1990. Journal of Biogeography 19: 411-420.  

  128.          Lucas, P.W. and R.T. Corlett (1992) Notes on the treatment of palm fruits by long‑tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Principes 36: 45‑48, 40%.  

  129.          Corlett, R.T. (1991) Vegetation. In: The Biophysical Environment of Singapore (eds. Chia L.S., A. Rahman and B.H. Tay), pp. 34‑154. Singapore University Press.  

  130.          Corlett, R.T. (1991) Singapore. In: The Conservation Atlas of Tropical Rain Forests: Asia and the Pacific. (eds. Collins, N.M., J.A. Sayer and T.C. Whitmore), pp. 211‑215. Macmillan Press, London.  

  131.          Lucas, P.W. and R.T. Corlett (1991) Quantitative aspects of the relationship between dentitions and diets. In: Feeding and the Texture of Food (eds. Vincent, J.F.V. and P. Lillford), Society for Experimental Biology Symposium, Vol. 43, pp. 93‑121. Cambridge University Press. 

  132.          Corlett, R.T. (1991) Plant succession on degraded land in Singapore. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 4: 151-161.  

  133.          Lucas, P.W. and R.T. Corlett (1991) The relationship between the diet of Macaca fascicularis and forest phenology. Folia Primatologica 57: 201‑215.  

  134.          Corlett, R.T. (1990) Flora and reproductive phenology of the rain forest at Bukit Timah, Singapore. Journal of Tropical Ecology 6: 55‑63.  

  135.          Corlett, R.T. and P.W. Lucas (1990) Alternative seed‑handling strategies in primates: seed‑spitting by Long‑tailed Macaques (Macaca fascicularis). Oecologia. 82: 166‑171.  

  136.          Lucas, P.W. and R.T. Corlett (1989) Oral processing of fruit by long‑tailed macaques. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 75: 241‑242.  

  137.          Lucas, P.W., Hails C.J. and R.T. Corlett (1988) Status of the banded langur (Presbytis femoralis femoralis) in Singapore. Primate Conservation 9: 136-138.  

  138.          Corlett, R.T. (1988) The naturalized flora of Singapore. Journal of Biogeography. 15: 657‑663.  

  139.          Corlett, R.T. (1988) Bukit Timah: history and significance of a small rain‑forest reserve. Environmental Conservation 15: 37‑44.  

  140.          Corlett, R.T. (1987) The phenology of Ficus fistulosa in Singapore. Biotropica. 19: 122‑124.  

  141.          Corlett, R.T. (1987) Post‑fire succession on Mt Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Biotropica. 19: 157‑160. 

  142.          Corlett, R. (1987) Singapore. In: Mangroves of Asia and the Pacific: status and management. UNDP/UNESCO. pp. 211‑218.  

  143.          Tan, H.T.W. and R.T. Corlett (1987) Seed germination in Hedyotis species (Rubiaceae). Biotropica. 19: 286‑288. 

  144.          Corlett, R.T. (1986) The mangrove understorey: some additional observations. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 2: 93‑94.  

  145.          Lucas, P.W., R.T. Corlett and D.A. Luke (1986) Patterns of post‑canine tooth size in anthropoids. Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Anthropologie 76: 253‑276.  

  146.          Lucas, P.W., R.T. Corlett and D.A. Luke (1986) A new approach to post‑canine tooth size applied to Plio‑Pleistocene hominids. In: Selected Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the International Primatological Society, Vol. 1. Primate Evolution (eds. J.G. Else and P.C. Lee), Cambridge University Press, pp. 191‑201.  

  147.          Lucas, P.W., R.T. Corlett and D.A. Luke (1986) Sexual dimorphism of tooth size in anthropoids. In: Sexual Dimorphism in Living and Fossil Primates. (eds. M. Pickford and B. Chiarelli) Il Sedecesimo, Firenze. pp. 23‑39.  

  148.          Lucas, P.W., R.T. Corlett and D.A. Luke (1985) Pleistocene hominid diets: an approach combining masticatory and ecological analysis. Journal of Human Evolution 14: 187‑202.  

  149.          Corlett, R.T. (1984) Human impact on the subalpine vegetation of Mt. Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Ecology 72: 841‑854.  

  150.          Buckley, R.C., R.T. Corlett and P.J. Grubb (1980) Are the xeromorphic trees of tropical montane rainforests drought tolerant? Biotropica 12: 124‑136.  

    

Other publications (mostly peer-reviewed)

  151.          Corlett, R. T. (2013) Climate change and tropical agriculture: An uncertain picture. [Editorial] Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science 36: i – iii.  

  152.          Corlett, R.T. (2012) Climate-driven extinction, now and in the near future. [Book review] Trends in Ecology & Evolution in press.  

  153.          Corlett, R.T. (2012) Understanding the effects of climate change on tropical urban biodiversity. Citygreen 4:158-161. 

  154.          Yee, A.T.K., R.T. Corlett, S.C. Liew & H.T.W. Tan (2011) The vegetation of Singapore – an updated map. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 63:205-212. 

  155.          Chong, K.Y., H.T.W. Tan and R.T. Corlett (2011) A summary of the total vascular plant flora of Singapore. Gardens’ Bulletin, Singapore 63:197-204. 

  156.          Corlett, R.T. (2010) Equatorial cities as novel ecosystems. Citygreen 1:74-77. 

  157.          Corlett, R.T. (2010) Ecology and biodiversity. In: (eds) A New Geography of Hong Kong. FOCP, Hong Kong, pp. 141-169. 

  158.          Corlett, R.T. (2009) The environmental history of Hong Kong. In: Wong, L.C., Lam, V.W.Y. and Ades, G.W.J. (eds.) Ecology of the Birds of Hong Kong. Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens, Hong Kong, pp. 1-6.  

  159.          Corlett, R.T. (2009) Frugivory and seed dispersal by birds. In: Wong, L.C., Lam, V.W.Y., Ades, G.W.J. (eds.) Ecology of the Birds of Hong Kong. Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens, Hong Kong, pp. 155-162.  

  160.          Corlett, R.T. (2009) Climate change and the avifauna of Hong Kong. In: Wong, L.C., Lam, V.W.Y., Ades, G.W.J. (eds.) Ecology of the Birds of Hong Kong. Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens, Hong Kong, pp. 163-166.  

  161.          Corlett, R.T. (2006) Megafaunal extinctions in tropical Asia. Tropinet 17: 1-2. 

  162.          Corlett, R.T. and R.B. Primack (2005) Dipterocarps: trees that dominate the Asian rain forest. Arnoldia 63: 2-7. 

  163.          Zhou, J., Wang, F., Xing, F., Chau, L.K.C. and R.T. Corlett (2005) Vascular plant biodiversity and vegetation of Po Toi Islands, Hong Kong. [In Chinese with English abstract] Acta Scientarium Naturalium Universitatis Sunyatseni 44: 236-241. 

  164.          Primack, R.B. & R.T. Corlett (2003) Cross-continental comparative studies in tropical ecology. Tropinet 14:1-3. 

  165.          Wong, L.C., Corlett, R.T., Young, L. and S.Y. Lee (2002) A preliminary assessment of the food habits of nestling Cattle Egrets and other egrets and herons in three Hong Kong egretries. Hong Kong Bird Report 1998: 110-119. 

  166.          Corlett, R.T. (2002) Fruit-frugivore interactions in tropical forests: diversity, structure and function. In: New Frontiers in Biodiversity Science, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 13-14. 

  167.          Yip, Y., Dudgeon, D. & R.T. Corlett (2002) A Hong Kong biodiversity database and territorial evaluation of conservation data. In: Proceedings of the Conference on Reshaping Environmental Assessment Tools for Sustainability. Centre for Policy and Resource Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, pp. 324-330. 

  168.          Xing, F., Corlett, R.T. and L. K.C. Chau (2002) The present status and conservation concerns of the plants in Hong Kong. In: The 2nd Conference on the Status and Conservation of Hong Kong’s Wild Animals and Plants, Wildlife Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, pp. 63-95. 

  169.          Hau, B.C.H. and R.T. Corlett (2002) A survey of trees and shrubs on degraded hillsides in Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 25: 83-94. 

  170.          Corlett, R.T. (2002) Reintroduction of "missing" vertebrates to Hong Kong: benefits, problems and prospects. In: Hodgkiss, J. (ed.) Challenges of Nature Conservation in the Face of Development Pressure. Proceedings of the 2001 IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, East Asia Conference, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Hong Kong, pp. 175-180. 

  171.          Ng, S.C. and R.T. Corlett (2002) The bad biodiversity: alien plant species in Hong Kong. Biodiversity Science 10: 109-118. [In Chinese] 

  172.          Corlett, R.T. (2001) Seed dispersal in tropical rainforests: inter-regional differences and their implications for conservation. In: Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems. (eds. Ganeshaiah, K.N. et al.). Oxford-IBH, New Delhi, India, pp. 366-369. 

  173.          Primack, R.B. and R.T. Corlett (2001) Many tropical forests: an ecological, biogeographical and conservation comparison. In: Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Diversity and Human Welfare. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Ecosystems. (eds. Ganeshaiah, K.N. et al.). Oxford-IBH, New Delhi, India, pp. 370-371. 

  174.          Zhuang, X & R.T. Corlett (2000) Survival and growth of seedlings of native trees in secondary forest of Hong Kong. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 8: 291-300. 

  175.          Corlett, R.T., Xing, F, Ng, S.C., Chau, K.C. and L.M.Y. Wong (2000) Hong Kong vascular plants: distribution and status. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 23: 1-157. 

  176.          Xing, F., Corlett, R.T. and K.C. Chau (1999) Study on the flora of Hong Kong. Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 7: 295-307. [In Chinese] 

  177.          Zhuang, X & R.T. Corlett (1999) Study on seed ecophysiological characteristics of tree species in secondary forest of Hong Kong. Ecologic Science 18: 1-6. [In Chinese] 

  178.          Corlett, R.T. (1999) The vegetation in the Nature Reserves of Singapore. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 49: 147-159. 

  179.          Corlett, R.T. (1998) Frugivory and seed dispersal by birds in Hong Kong shrubland. Forktail 13: 23-37.  

  180.          Zhuang, X., Xing, F. and R.T. Corlett (1997) The tree flora of Hong Kong: distribution and conservation status. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 21: 69-126. 

  181.          Xing, F., Corlett, R.T. and K.C. Chau (1997) Additions to the vascular flora of Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 21: 189-202. 

  182.          Ng, S.C. and R.T. Corlett (1997) Bumblebees (Bombus eximius: Apidae, Bombinae) in Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 21: 211-212. 

  183.          Chen, R.J., Hill, R.D. and R.T. Corlett (1997) Energy and nutrient analysis of upland phytofuel species. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 8: 147-150. 

  184.          Chen, R.J., Corlett, R.T. and R.D. Hill (1996) Effect of vegetation harvesting on soil nutrients. Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology 7 (suppl.): 23-26. [In Chinese] 

  185.          Zhuang, X. and R.T. Corlett (1996) The conservation status of Hong Kong's tree flora. Chinese Biodiversity 4(suppl.): 36-43. 

  186.          Corlett, R.T. and W.P. Ko (1995) Frugivory by Koels in Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 20: 221-222. 

  187.          Corlett, R.T. and J.C. Shaw (1995) Praxelis clematidea: yesterday South America, today Hong Kong, tomorrow the world? Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 20: 235-236. 

  188.          Corlett, R.T. (1995) Additions to the naturalized flora of Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 20: 207-208. 

  189.          Corlett, R.T. (1995). Introduction. In: Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Eds. Chin S.C. et al.), pp. 1-5. National Parks Board, Singapore.  

  190.          Corlett, R.T. (1995). History. In: Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Eds. Chin S.C. et al.), pp.7-10. National Parks Board, Singapore.  

  191.          Corlett, R.T. (1995). Flowering plants. In: Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Eds. Chin S.C. et al.), pp.11-27. National Parks Board, Singapore.  

  192.          Corlett, R.T. (1995). Mammals. In: Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Eds. Chin See Chung et al.), pp.93-104. National Parks Board, Singapore.  

  193.          Corlett, R.T. (1995). The future. In: Rain Forest in the City: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. (Eds. Chin See Chung et al.), pp.165-168. National Parks Board, Singapore. 

  194.          Turner, I.M., H.T.W. Tan, Ali bin Ibrahim and R.T. Corlett (1995) Preliminary list of the conservation status of the vascular plants native to Singapore. In: A Guide to the Threatened Plants of Singapore. (Ed. H.T.W. Tan), pp. 118-151. Singapore Science Centre, Singapore. 

  195.          Turner, I.M., H.T.W. Tan, Ali Bin Ibrahim and R.T. Corlett (1994) Seed plants. In: The Singapore Red Data Book: Threatened Plants and Animals of Singapore. (Eds. P.K.L. Ng and Y.C. Wee), pp. 273-313. The Nature Society (Singapore), Singapore. 

  196.          Chau, K.C.L. and R.T. Corlett (1994) Fire and weather in Hong Kong. Proc. 12th Conference on Fire and Forest Meteorology, Oct. 1993, Georgia. Society of American Foresters, pp.442-452. 

  197.          Corlett, R.T. (1993) Sexual dimorphism in the reproductive phenology of Ficus grossularioides. Malayan Nature Journal. 46: 149-155. 

  198.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The impact of cold and frost on terrestrial vegetation in Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 19: 133-135. 

  199.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) Plants attractive to frugivorous birds in Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 19: 115-116. 

  200.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) Taxonomic notes on some common Hong Kong weeds. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 19: 136 

  201.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) Two additions to the naturalized flora of Hong Kong. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 19: 119 

  202.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) Seed dispersal by birds in Hong Kong shrubland. Memoirs of the Hong Kong Natural History Society 19: 129-130. 

  203.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The Angiosperm Flora of Singapore. 1. Introduction. Gardens’ Bulletin, Singapore 44: 3‑21. 

  204.          Corlett, R.T. (1992) The Forest and the City: nature conservation in urban Singapore. In: Polmet '91: Pollution in the Metropolitan and Urban Environment. (ed. J Boxall), pp. 861‑868. Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. 

  205.          Corlett, R.T., Boudville, V. and K. Seet (1990) Seed and wasp production in five fig species (Ficus, Moraceae). Malayan Nature Journal. 44: 97‑102.  

  206.          Corlett, R.T. and P.W. Lucas (1989) Consumption of Campnospermum auriculatum (Anacardiaceae) fruit by vertebrates in Singapore. Malayan Nature Journal. 42: 273‑276. 

  207.           Phua, P.B. and R.T. Corlett (1989) Seed dispersal by the Lesser Short‑nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus brachyotis, Pteropodidae, Megachiroptera). Malayan Nature Journal. 42: 251‑256  

  208.          Weiner, J. and R.T. Corlett (1987) Size structure of Livistona populations at four sites on Gunong Janing Barat. Malayan Nature Journal. 41: 297‑302. 

  209.          Corlett, R.T. (1986) The number of agaonid wasps entering figs of Ficus benjamina L. in Singapore. Journal of the Singapore National Academy of Sciences 14: 56-57  

  210.          Corlett, R.T. (1986) Plants which changed Singapore – Gambier (Uncaria gambir, Rubiaceae). Singapore Institute of Biology Bulletin 11: 4-6. 

  211.          Corlett, R.T. (1985) Nature in Urban Singapore. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Our Environment, March 1984, Singapore. pp. 332‑333. 

  212.          Corlett, R.T. (1985) The phenology of Ficus benjamina and Ficus microcarpa in Singapore. Journal of the Singapore National Academy of Sciences 13: 30‑31.  

  213.          Corlett, R.T. (1984) Palynological evidence for changing subsistence patterns around Mt. Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 5: 102‑111. 

  214.          Corlett, R.T. (1984) Figs and wildlife in urban Singapore. Singapore Institute of Biology Bulletin 9: 14-16. 

  215.          Corlett, R.T. and P. Rungprai (1983) Palatability of plants to the snail Achatina fulica Bowdich, in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Journal of the Singapore National Academy of Sciences 10‑12: 42‑44.  

    

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