Varma, V., Ratnam, J., Viswanathan, V., Osuri, A.M., Biesmeijer, J.C., Madhusudan, M.D., Sankaran, M., Krishnadas, M., Barua, D., Budruk, M., Isvaran, K., Jayapal, R., Joshi, J., Karanth, K.K., Krishnaswamy, J., Kumar, R., Mukherjee, S., Nagendra, H., Niphadkar, M., Owen, N., Page, N., Prasad, S., Quader, S., Nandini, R., Robin, V.V., Sait, S.M., Shah, M.A., Somanathan, H., Srinivasan, U. and Sundaram, B. (2015). Perceptions of priority issues in the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems in India. Biological Conservation 187:201-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.04.031

Savory, F.R., Varma, V. and Ramakrishnan, U. (2014). Identifying geographic hotspots of reassortment in a multipartite plant virus. Evolutionary Applications 7:569-579. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12156
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Savory, F.R., Benton, T.G., Varma, V., Hope, I.A. and Sait, S.M. (2014). Stressful environments can indirectly select for increased longevity. Ecology and Evolution 4:1176-1185. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1013
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Varma, V. & Osuri, A.M. (2013). Black Spot: a platform for automated and rapid estimation of leaf area from scanned images. Plant Ecology 214:1529-1534. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-013-0273-z

Campbell, A.J., Biesmeijer, J.C., Varma, V. and Wackers, F.L. (2012). Realising multiple ecosystem services based on the response of three beneficial insect groups to floral traits and trait diversity. Basic and Applied Ecology 13:363-370. DOI:10.1016/j.baae.2012.04.003

Varun Varma
Research Scholar
Biodiversity and Ecosystems Ecology Research Lab
National Centre for Biological Sciences
GKVK campus
Bellary Road
Bangalore – 560 065
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