• Puyravaud, J.P., S.A. Cushman, P. Davidar and D. Madappa, 2016. Predicting landscape connectivity for the Asian elephant in its largest remaining subpopulation. Animal Conservation, doi:10.1111/acv.12314.
  • Puyravaud, J.P., S.E. Puyravaud and P. Davidar, 2016. Can a wild Asian elephant change its interaction patterns with humans? Gajah 44: 30-32. Available on the Gajah website or here.
  • Hopeland, P., J.P. Puyravaud and P. Davidar, 2016. The Nilgiri tahr (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Bovidae: Nilgiritragus hylocrius Ogilby, 1838) in the Agastyamalai Range, Western Ghats, India: population status and threats. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8, 8877–8882. DOI: 10.11609/jot.2542.8.6.8877-888.
  • Puyravaud, J.P., P. Davidar, R. Srivastava and B. Wright, 2016. Modelling harvest of Asian elephants contravening logistic model assumptions promotes dangerous management practices. Oryx, available on CJO2016. DOI: 10.1017/S003060531600003X.
  • Davidar, P., C. Rosset, P. C. Mammen, J. P. Puyravaud, R. Srivastava and B. Wright. 2015. Mortality records (1979–2011) shed light on threats to Asian Elephants Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758 (Mammalia: Proboscidea: Elephantidae) in Nilgiris, southern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7:7436–7442. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4332.7436-42.
  • Slik, J.W. Ferry et al. 2015. An estimate of the number of tropical tree species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America. To be published.
  • Davidar P., A.A. Snow, M. Rajkumar, R. Pasquet, M-C. Daunay, and E. Mutegi. 2015. The potential for crop-to-wild hybridization in eggplant (Solanum melongena, Solanceae) in southern India. American Journal of Botany Published online 5 January 2015, doi:10.3732/ajb.1400404.
  • Mutegi E., A.A. Snow, M. Rajkumar, R. Pasquet, H. Ponniah, M-C. Daunay, and P. Davidar. 2015. Genetic diversity and population structure of wild/weedy eggplant (Solanum insanum L, Solanaceae) in southern India: implications for conservation. American Journal of Botany Published online 5 January 2015, doi:10.3732/ajb.1400403.
  • Mondreti, R., P. Davidar, C. Peron and D. Gremillet, 2013. Seabirds in the Bay of Bengal large marine ecosystem: current knowledge and research objectives. Open Journal of Ecology 3: 172-184.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph. and P. Davidar 2013. The Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve: an unrealized vision for conservation. Tropical Conservation Science 6(4):468-476.
  • Sahoo, S. and P. Davidar 2013. Effect of harvesting pressure on plant diversity and vegetation structure of sal forests of Similipal Tiger Reserve, Odisha. Tropical Ecology 54: 97-107.
  • Sahoo, S., J.-Ph. Puyravaud and P. Davidar 2013. Local knowledge suggests significant wildlife decline and forest loss in insurgent affected Similipal Tiger Reserve, India. Tropical Conservation Science 6(2): 230-240.
  • Davidar, E.R.C., P. Davidar, P. Davidar and J.-Ph. Puyravaud 2012. Elephant (Elephas maximus Linnaeus, Proboscidea: Elephantidae) migration paths in the Nilgiri Hills in the late 1970s. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(14): 3284–3293.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., D. Mohandass and P. Davidar 2012. Impact of grazing pressure on the abundance of a rare keystone endemic grass Eriochrysis rangacharii Fischer, Nilgiris, southern India. Tropical Ecology 53(1): 25-32.
  • Roy, P., R. Leo, S. G. Thomas, A. Varghese, K. Sharma, S. Prasad, N. Bradbear, S. Roberts, S. Potts, P. Davidar, 2011. Nesting requirements of the rock bee Apis dorsata in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India. Tropical Ecology 52: 285-291.
  • Vergis, S., J.-Ph. Puyravaud, P.C. Mammen and P. Davidar 2011. Survey of the isolated populations of the Nilgiri Tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) in Kerala. Bombay Natural History Society 108(1): 8-11.
  • Vijaykumar, S. and P. Davidar, 2011. Status survey of the Malabar Pied Hornbill in the Dandeli region , Northern Western Ghats, India. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 24 : 45-51.
  • Davidar, P. 2010 . ‘Empowering women: the Chipko movement in India’ and ‘Conservation of plant-animal mutualisms’ to be published in ‘Conservation Biology for all’, (edited by Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich), Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
  • Davidar, P., Palavai, V., Yoganand, K., Ganesh, T. and Devy, M. S. 2010. Book chapter in ‘Recent trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Zoological Survey of India’ (eds Ramakrishbna, C. Raghunathan, C. Sivaperuman), Govt. of India Press.
  • Davidar, P, S. Sahoo, P.C. Mammen, P. Acharya, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, M. Arjunan, J.-P. Garrigues and K. Roessingh 2010. Evaluating human pressure on forests and forest loss in protected areas: identifying gaps. Biological Conservation 143: 2937-2944.
  • Mohandass, D. and P. Davidar 2010. The relationship between area, and vegetation structure and diversity in montane forest (shola) patches in southern India. Plant Ecology and Diversity 3 : 67-76.
  • Nayak, K. G. and P. Davidar 2010. Pollination and breeding systems of woody plant species in tropical dry evergreen forests, southern India. Flora-Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205: 745-753.
  • Nayak, K. G. and P. Davidar 2010. Pollinator limitation and the effect of breeding systems on plant reproductive success in tropical forest fragments. Acta Oecologica 36 : 191-196.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., P. Davidar and W. Laurance 2010. Cryptic loss of India’s native forests. Science 329: 32.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., P. Davidar and W. Laurance 2010. Cryptic destruction of India’s native forests. Conservation Letters 3 (6): 390-394.
  • Sodhi, N., P. Davidar and M. Rao 2010. Empowering women facilitates conservation. Biological Conservation 143 : 1035-1036.
  • Davidar, P. 2009. Indian Neutrino Detector: Environmental costs. Science 323: 1427-1428.
  • Mohandass, D. and P. Davidar 2009. Floristic structure and diversity of a tropical montane evergreen forest (shola) of the Nilgiri Mountains, southern India. Tropical Ecology 50: 219-229.
  • Palavai, V. and P. Davidar, 2009. A survey of the fresh water fishes of the Andaman islands. J. Bombay Natural History Society 106 : 11-14.
  • Rehel, S. M., A. Varghese, N. Bradbear, P. Davidar et al. 2009. Benefits of Biotic Pollination for Non-Timber Forest Products and Cultivated Plants. Conservation and Society 7 : 213-219.
  • Thomas, S. G., Rehel, S. M., Varghese, A., Davidar, P., Potts, S. G. 2009. Social bees and food plant associations in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India. Tropical Ecology 50: 79-88.
  • Thomas, S. G., A. Varghese, P. Roy, N. Bradbear, S. G. Potts and P. Davidar 2009. Characteristics of trees used as nest sites by Apis dorsata (Hymenoptera, Apidae) in the NIlgiri Biosphere Reserve, India. J. Tropical Ecology 25: 559-562.
  • Davidar, P. 2008. Book chapter 28 titled ‘A woman ecologist in India’ , pages 96-98, in publication ‘Lilavati’s daughters’, (ed. R. Godbole) Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
  • Davidar, P., M. Arjunan, J.-Ph. Puyravaud 2008. Why do local households harvest forest products? A case study from the southern Western Ghats, India. Biological Conservation 141: 1876-1884.
  • Davidar, P., B. Rajagopal, M. Arjunan, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, 2008. The relationship between local abundance and distribution of rain forest trees across environmental gradients. Biotropica 40: 700-706.
  • Savitha, S., Barve, N., P. Davidar 2008. Response of ants to disturbance gradients in and around Bangalore. Tropical Ecology 49: 235-243.
  • Davidar, P., M. Arjunan, P. C. Mammen, J.-P. Garrigues, J.-Ph. Puyravaud and K. Roessingh 2007. Forest degradation in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot: resource collection, livelihood concerns and sustainability. Current Science 93 (11): 1573-1578.
  • Davidar, P., K.. G. Nayak and D. Mohandass 2007. Effect of adult density on regeneration success of woody plants in natural and restored tropical dry evergreen forest fragments in the Puducherry region, India. Current Science 92 : 805-811.
  • Davidar, P, B. Rajagopal, D. Mohandass, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, R. Condit, S. J. Wright and E. G. Leigh Jr. 2007. The effect of climatic gradients, topographic variation and species traits on the beta diversity of rain forest trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography 15: 213-224.
  • Davidar, P., K.. Yoganand, T. Ganesh, Niraj Joshi, K. Geetha Nayak 2007. Avifauna of the Andaman Islands: preliminary inventory and distributional patterns. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 104 : 298-310.
  • Davidar, P., D. Mohandass and L.Vijayan 2007. Floristic analysis of tropical montane evergreen forest in Kukkal, Palni Hills. Tropical Ecology 48 : 15-25.
  • Gunawardene, N. R., A. E. D. Daniels, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, P. V. Karunakaran, K. G. Kayak, S. Prasad, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, B. R. Ramesh, K. A. Subramanian and G. Vasanthy, 2007. A brief overview of the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot. Current Science 93 (11): 1567-1572.
  • Raghavaiah, P. S., P. Davidar 2007. Status of migratory waterfowl of Pulicat Lake, Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Forester 133: 1312-1317.
  • Vijayakumar, S. and P. Davidar 2007. Observations on possible social play in the Malabar Pied Hornbill Anthracoceros coronatus at Dandeli, North Karnataka. Indian Birds 3 : 228-230.
  • Arjunan, M., Holmes, C. M., J.-Ph. Puyravaud, P. Davidar 2006. Do development initiatives influence local attitudes towards conservation? Journal of Environmental Management 79: 188-197.
  • Davidar, P. and E. S. Morton 2006. Are multiple infections more severe for Purple Martins than single infections? Auk 123: 141-147.
  • Devy, S. M. and P. Davidar 2006. Breeding systems and pollination modes of understorey shrubs in a medium elevation wet evergreen forest, southern Western Ghats, India. Current Science 90: 838-842.
  • Raghavaiah, P. D. and P. Davidar 2006. Seasonal patterns of abundances of some wetland birds in Pulicat Lake, Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Forester 132: 182-186.
  • Arjunan, M., J.-Ph. Puyravaud and P. Davidar 2005. Effect of resource extraction on forest structure, diversity and regeneration in the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Tropical Ecology 46: 135-143.
  • Davidar, P., Puyravaud, J-Ph, E. G. Jr. Leigh 2005. Tree alpha diversity and dominance across a seasonality gradient in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Biogeography 32: 493-501.
  • Ganesh, T. and P. Davidar 2005. Fruiting phenology and pre-dispersal seed predation in a rain forest in southern Western Ghats, India. In J. Lawrence Dew and Jean Philippe Boubli (eds.), Tropical Fruits and Frugivores: The Search for Strong Interactors, pages 137 – 152. Springer, The Netherlands.
  • Leigh Jr, E. G., P. Davidar, C. W. Dick, J.-P. Puyravaud, J. Terborgh, H. ter Steege, and S. J. Wright, 2004. Why do some tropical forests have so many species of trees? Biotropica 36(4): 447-473.
  • Davidar, E. R. C. and P. Davidar 2003. Possible causes for the decline of Oriental White-rumped vultures (Gyps bengalensis) in the Sigur region (Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu), India. Vulture News 47: 3-6.
  • Cornelissen, J.H.C., B. Cerabolini, P. Castro-Díez, P. Villar-Salvador, G. Montserrat-Martí, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, M.J.A. Werger and R. Aerts, 2003. Functional traits of woody plants: correspondence of species rankings between field adults and laboratory-grown seedlings? Journal of Vegetation Science 14:311-322.
  • Devy, S. M. and P. Davidar 2003. Pollination systems of trees in Kakachi, a mid-elevation wet evergreen forest in the Western Ghats, India. American J. Botany 90: 650-657.
  • Ganesan, R. and P. Davidar 2003. Effect of logging on the structure and regeneration of important fruit bearing trees in a wet evergreen forest, southern Western Ghats, India. J. Tropical Forest Science 15: 12-25.
  • Jeyasingh, P. D. and P. Davidar 2003. Crop depredation by wildlife along the Eastern boundary of the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR), southern India. J. Bombay Natural History Society 100: 38-46.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., 2003. Homogeneizing the calculation of the annual rate of deforestation. Forest Ecology and Management 6060 :1-4.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., P. Davidar, J.-P. Pascal and B.R. Ramesh, 2003. Analysis of threatened endemic trees of the Western Ghats of India in the light of the Red Data Book. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 2091-2106.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., C. Dufour and S. Aravaji, 2003. Rainforest expansion mediated by successional processes in vegetation thickets in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Biogeography 30: 1067-1080.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., D. Mohandass and T. Chhabra, 2003. A rediscovery of Eriochrysis rangacharri Fischer (Poaceae) in the Nilgiri Mountains of southern India. Candollea 58 : 97-100.
  • Davidar, P., K. Yoganand, T. Ganesh and S. M. Devy 2002. Distribution of forest birds and butterflies in the Andaman islands: Nested patterns and processes. Ecography 25: 1, 5 – 17.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., 2002. A modification of the prevalence index. Current Science 83 (5): 100.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph. et J.-P. Garrigues, 2002. L’agriculteur ou la forêt? Systèmes agraires, prélèvements et conséquences écologiques sous la crête des Ghâts (district de Shimoga). In Pouchepadass, J. et J.-Ph. Puyravaud. L’homme et la forêt en Inde du Sud. Modes de gestion et symbolisme de la forêt dans les Ghâts occidentaux. Institut français de Pondichéry – Karthala, pp 167-234.
  • Robin, V. V. and P. Davidar 2002. The vertical stratification of birds in mixed species flocks at Parambikulam, south India: a comparison between two habitats. J. Bombay Natural History Society 99: 387-389.
  • Davidar, P., K. Yoganand and T. Ganesh 2001. Distribution of forest birds in the Andaman islands: Importance of key habitats. J. Biogeography 28: 663 – 671.
  • Devy, M. S. and P. Davidar 2001. Response of wet forest butterflies to selective logging in Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve: Implications for conservation. Current Science 80: 3, 400 – 405.
  • Ganesh, T. and P. Davidar 2001. Dispersal modes of tree species in the wet forest of southern Western Ghats. Current Science 80, 3: 394 – 399.
  • Castro-Diez, P., J.-Ph. Puyravaud and J.H.C. Cornelissen, 2000. Leaf structure and anatomy as related to specific leaf mass variation in seedlings of a wide range of woody plant species and types. Oecologia 124: 476-486.
  • Yoganand, K. and P. Davidar 2000. Habitat preferences and distributional status of forest birds in Andaman islands. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 97: 3, 375 – 380.
  • Banugopan, K. and P. Davidar 1999. Status of sea turtles along the Pondicherry coast, India. Hamadryad 24: 43-49.
  • Garrigues, J.-P. and J.-Ph. Puyravaud, 1999. Rain forest, degraded forest and cultivated areas in the Linganamakki region of the Western Ghats (Karnataka), India. Map 1/50 000 published by the French Institute of Pondicherry.
  • Ganesh, T. and P. Davidar 1999. Fruit biomass and fruiting syndromes in mid elevation evergreen forest in the southern Western Ghats. J. Tropical Ecology 15: 399 – 413.
  • Castro-Diez, P., J.-Ph. Puyravaud, J.H.C. Cornelissen and P. Villar-Salvador, 1998. Stem anatomy and relative growth rate in seedlings of a wide range of woody plant species and types. Oecologia 116: 57-66.
  • Devy, M. S., T. Ganesh and P. Davidar 1998. Patterns of butterfly distribution in the Andaman islands: Implications for conservation. Acta Oecologica 19: 527 – 534.
  • Houllier, F., S. Devidas, J.-C. Hervé and J.-Ph. Puyravaud, 1998. Statistical properties of positively-censored savanna productivity estimators derived from successive independent surveys. Acta Oecologica 19 (1): 61-66.
  • Ganesh, T. and P. Davidar 1997. Flowering phenology and flower predation in Cullenia exarillata. J. Tropical Ecology 13: 459 – 468.
  • Krishnan, R. M. and P. Davidar 1997. The shrubs of the Western Ghats (South India): floristics and status. J. Biogeography 23: 6, 783 – 789.
  • Wagner, R. H., P. Davidar, M. D. Schug and E. S. Morton 1997. Do blood parasites affect paternity and provisioning in purple martins? Condor 99: 520 – 523.
  • Davidar, P. 1996. Conservation priorities for the Andaman islands. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 93: 3, 555 – 559.
  • Davidar, P., T. R. K. Yoganand, T. Ganesh and N. Joshi 1996. An assessment of common and rare forest bird species of the Andaman islands. Forktail 12: 135 -142.
  • Ganesh, T., R. Ganesan, M. S. Devy, P. Davidar and K. S. Bawa 1996. Assessment of plant biodiversity at a mid elevation evergreen forest of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, India. Current Science 71: 5, 379 – 392.
  • Davidar, P., M. S. Devy, T. R. K. Yoganand and T. Ganesh 1995. Reserve size and the implications for the conservation of biodiversity in the Andaman islands. Pages 287 – 303 in ‘Measuring and monitoring biodiversity in temperate and tropical forests’. Eds. T. J. B. Boyle and B. Boontawee. CIFOR, Jakarta.
  • Devidas, S. and J.-Ph. Puyravaud, 1995. Primary productivity of the dry deciduous forest of Ainurmarigudi, Bandipur National Park, southern India. Acta Oecologica 16 (4): 491-505.
  • Devy, M. S., T. Ganesh and P. Davidar 1995. A preliminary survey of the butterflies of the Andaman islands. J. Andaman Science Association 10: 50-56.
  • Gaulier, A., J.P. Pascal and J.-Ph. Puyravaud, 1995. Assessing vegetation change in the tropical deciduous forest of Ainurmarigudi, in the Tiger Project Reserve, India. Annales des Sciences Forestières 52 (5): 449-464.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., S. Devidas, A. Gaulier, S. Aravaji and S. Ramalingam, 1995. Impact of fire on a dry deciduous forest in Bandipur National Park, southern India: Preliminary assessment and implications for management. Current Science 68 (7): 745-751.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., J.-C. Menaut and L. Abbadie, 1995. Estimating the herbaceous productivity of two Ivorian savannas by the harvest method and its relationship to rainfall. Tropical Ecology 36 (2): 25-33.
  • Puyravaud, J-.Ph., 1994. Principales Graminées (Inde), in: M. Godron et P. Daget (eds.), Manuel de pastoralisme. pp 234-240.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., 1994. Principales Légumineuses (Inde), in: M. Godron et P. Daget (eds.), Manuel de pastoralisme. pp 289-292.
  • Puyravaud, J.-Ph., J.-P. Pascal and C. Dufour, 1994. Ecotone structure as an indicator of changing forest-savanna boundaries. Journal of Biogeography 21: 581-593.
  • Davidar, P. and E. S. Morton 1993. Living with parasites: prevalence of a blood parasite and its effect on the survivorship in the purple martin. Auk 110: 109-116.
  • Sinha, A. and P. Davidar 1992. Seed dispersal ecology of a wind dispersed rain forest tree in the Western Ghats, India. Biotropica 24: 519-526.
  • Davidar E.R.C., 1991. Common Myna acridotheres tristis Linn. Fishing. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society Vol. 88, no 2.
  • Aman, A., F. Lavenu, A. Podaire, G. Saint, J.-C. Menaut, J.-Ph. Puyravaud, G. Mersadier, G. Serpantié, L. Tezenas du Montcel, 1989. Etude de la production primaire de différentes savanes : apport des images à haute résolution SPOT XS et Landsat TM. Société Française de Photogrammétrie et de télédétection, Bulletin 114: 40-44.
  • Davidar, P., M. L. Wilson and J. M. C. Ribeiro 1989. Differential distribution of immature Ixodes dammini on rodent hosts. J. of Parasitology 75: 898-904.
  • Davidar, P. 1987. Fruit structure in mistletoes and its consequences for seed dispersal. Biotropica 19:137 – 139.
  • Davidar, P. and E.S. Morton 1986. On the relationship between fruit crop size and fruit removal by birds. Ecology 76: 262 – 265.
  • Davidar, P. 1985. Ecological interactions between mistletoes and their avian flower pollinators in southern India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 82: 45 – 60.
  • Davidar. P. 1985. Feeding territories of the small sunbird (Nectarinia minima Sykes). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 82: 204 – 206.
  • McDade, L. A. and P. Davidar 1984. Determinants of fruit and seed set in Pavonia dasypetala. Oecologia 64: 61-67.
  • Davidar, P. 1983. Birds and neotropical mistletoes: effects on seedling recruitment. Oecologia 60: 271 – 273.
  • Davidar, P. 1983. Similarity between flowers and fruits in some flowerpecker pollinated mistletoes. Biotropica 15: 32 – 37.
  • Davidar, P. 1980. Notes on the host plants of the Loranthaceae in the Nilgiris. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 75:1246 – 1253.
  • Davidar, P. 1980. Dispersal in some Loranthaceae of the Nilgiris. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 75: 943 – 945.
  • Davidar, E.R.C., 1978. Distribution and status of the Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius) — 1975-78. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 75:815-844.
  • Davidar, E.R.C., 1976. Census of the Nilgiri tahr in the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 73:142-148.
  • Davidar, E.R.C., 1971. A note on the status of the Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius) on the Grass Hills in the Anamallais. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 68:347-354.
  • Davidar, E.R.C., 1963. Census of the Nilgiri tahr Hemitragushylocrius (Ogilby) in the Nilgiris. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 60:251-252.