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Name:
CAO Lin
Education:
Ph.D
Positions:
 
Academic title:
Associate Professor
Postal Code:
666303
Subject categories:
Ecology
Mailing Address:
XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China
E-mail:
caolin@xtbg.org.cn

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  Education: 

  2006.9 – 2009.6 Ph.D., Ecology, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. 

  2003.9 – 2006.6 M.S., Ecology, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. 

  1999.9 – 2003.6 B.S., Biology, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. 

    

  Professional experience: 

  2017.1 – Present Associate Professor, Institute of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan, China. 

  2012.11 – 2016.12 Assistant professor, Institute of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan, China. 

  2009.7 – 2012.11 Postdocoral fellow, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. 

    

  Research interests: 

  My research interests generally lie in seed dispersal and the hoarding behavior of rodents and its evolution. 

    

  Publications: 

  1.       Cao Lin, Guo Cong, Chen Jin*. 2017. Fluctuation in seed abundance has contrasting effects on the fate of seeds from two rapidly geminating tree species in an Asian tropical forest. Integrative Zoology, 12: 2-11. 

  2.       Cao Lin, Wang ZhenYu, Yan Chuan, Chen Jin, Guo Cong, Zhang ZhiBin*. 2016. Differential foraging preferences on seed size by rodents result in higher dispersal success of medium-sized seeds. Ecology, 97: 3070-3078. 

  3.       Cao Lin, Xiao ZhiShu, Wang ZhenYu, Guo Cong, Chen Jin, Zhang ZhiBin*. 2011. High regeneration capacity helps tropical seeds to counter rodent predation. Oecologia, 166: 997–1007. 

  4.       Cao Lin, Xiao ZhiShu, Guo Cong*, Chen Jin*. 2011. Scatter-hoarding rodents as secondary seed dispersers of a frugivore-dispersed tree Scleropyrum wallichianum in a defaunated Xishuangbanna tropical forest, China. Integrative Zoology, 6: 227-234. 

  5.       Cao Lin, Guo Cong*. 2011. Seed dispersal effectiveness of small rodents to the Castanopsis indica in Xishuangbanna tropical seasonal rain forest. Acta Theriologica Sinica, 31, 323-329. 

  6.       Zhang ZhiBin*, Wang ZhenYu, Chang Gang, Yi XianFeng, Lu JiQi, Xiao ZhiShu, Zhang HongMao, Cao Lin, Wang FuSheng, Li HongJun, Yan Chuan. 2016. Trade-off between seed defensive traits and impacts on interaction patterns between seeds and rodents in forest ecosystems. Plant Ecology, 217: 253-265. 

  7.       Wang ZhenYu, Cao Lin, Zhang ZhiBin*. 2014. Seed traits and taxonomic relationships determine the occurrence of mutualisms versus seed predation in a tropical forest rodent and seed dispersal system. Integrative Zoology, 9, 309–19. 

    

    

    

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