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Truman P. Young - Professor and Restoration Ecologist





  1. Young, T.P. 1980.   Plant life on Africa's highest peaks. Swara 7: 8-10.
  2. Fayad, C, C. Shorter & T. P. Young 1980. Wildlife in the high moorlands.   Swara 7: 12.
  3. Young, T.P. 1981.   A general model of comparative fecundity for semelparous and iteroparous life histories.   American Naturalist 118: 27-36.
  4. Smith, A.P. & T.P. Young. 1982.   The cost of reproduction in Senecio keniodendron, a giant rosette plant of Mount Kenya.   Oecologia 55: 243-247.
  5. Young, T.P. 1982.   Bird visitation, seed set, and germination rates in two Lobelia species on Mount Kenya.   Ecology 68: 1983-1986.
  6. Young, H.J. & T.P. Young. 1983.   Local distribution of C3 and C4 grasses on Mount Kenya.   Oecologia 58:3 73-377.
  7. Young, T.P. 1984.   Comparative demography of semelparous Lobelia telekii and iteroparous Lobelia keniensis on Mount Kenya.   Journal of Ecology 72: 637-650.
  8. Young, T.P. 1984.   Solar irradiation increases floral development rates in afro-alpine Lobelia telekii.   Biotropica 16: 243-245.
  9. Mulkey, S.S., A.P. Smith, & T.P. Young. 1984.   Predation by elephants of Senecio keniodendron in the alpine zone of Mount Kenya.   Biotropica 16: 246-248.
  10. Young, T.P. 1984.   Kenya's alpine and high forest ecosystems.   Pp 119-137 in:   Endangered Resources for Development , V.C. Gilbert, ed.   National Environment and Human Settlements Secretariat, Nairobi, Kenya.
  11. Young, T.P. 1984.   Kenya's indigenous forests: status, threats, and prospects for conservation action. World Wildlife Fund/IUCN Report.   41 pp.
  12. Young, T.P. 1984.   Dynamics of tropical high montane forest.   Wildlife News 19(2): 22-23.
  13. Young, T.P. 1985.   Lobelia telekii herbivory, mortality, and size at reproduction: variation with growth rate.   Ecology 66: 1879-1883.
  14. Young, T.P. & M.M. Peacock. 1985.   Vegetative key to the alpine vascular plants of Mount Kenya.   Journal of the East African Natural History Society 185: 1-9.
  15. Young, T.P. & S.V.O. Robe. 1986.   Micro-environmental role of a secreted aqueous solution in afro-alpine Lobelia keniensis.   Biotropica 18: 267-269.
  16. Smith, A.P. & T.P. Young. 1987.   Tropical alpine plant ecology.   Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 18: 137-158.
  17. Young, T.P.   1990.   The evolution of semelparity in Mount Kenya lobelias.   Evolutionary Ecology 4: 157-171.
  18. Young, T.P. 1990.   Mount Kenya forests: an ecological frontier.   Geographica Bernensia, African Studies Series A8: 197-205.
  19. Young, T.P.   1991. The flora, fauna, and ecology of Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro.   Pp. 37-49 in: Guide to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro (4th ed.), I.A. Allen, ed.   Mountain Club of Kenya, Nairobi.
  20. Young, T.P. & M.M. Peacock.   1992.   Giant senecios and the alpine vegetation of Mount Kenya.   Journal of Ecology 80: 141-148.
  21. Young, T.P. & M.E. Evans.   1993.   Alpine vertebrates of Mount Kenya, with particular notes on the rock hyrax.   Journal of the East African Natural History Society, 82(202): 54-79.
  22. Young, T.P. 1994.   Population Biology of Mount Kenya Lobelias.   Pages 251-272 in: Tropical Alpine Environments: Plant Form and Function. P.W. Rundel, A.P. Smith & F.C. Meinzer, eds.   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  23. Smith, A.P. & T.P. Young. 1994.   Population biology of Senecio keniodendron (Compositae), an giant African rosette species.   Pages 273-293 in: Tropical Alpine Environments: Plant Form and Function. P.W. Rundel, A.P. Smith & F.C. Meinzer, eds.   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  24. Young. T.P. & A.P. Smith. 1994.   Alpine herbivory on Mount Kenya.   219-235 in: Tropical Alpine Environments: Plant Form and Function. P.W. Rundel, A.P. Smith & F.C. Meinzer, eds.   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  25. Young, T.P. 1996.   High mountain and afroalpine ecosystems.   Pages 401-424 in: T.R. McClanahan & T.P. Young (eds.) East African Ecosystems and their Conservation, Oxford University Press, New York.
  26. Young, T.P. 1996.   Little criminals.   Pp. 117-126 in: I've been gone far too long.   M. Borgerhof Mulder, ed. RDR Press, Berkeley.   (Reprinted in Natural History , June 1996:28-31.)
  27. Young, T.P. 2000. Matching wits with the hyrax.   Muse Magazine September, 28-34. (adapted from publication #26).
  28. Young, T.P. 2004. Fire-induced reproduction of Festuca pilgeri in the subalpine zone of Mount Kenya.   African Journal of Ecology 42:235-236.