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Anthony Bain

 

 

Name

Anthony Bain 

Title

Assistant Professor

Specialty

Community Ecology, Plant Phenology, Plant-insect Interactions, Plant Population Genetics

office

BI 3001

E-mail

anthonybain22@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Tel

07-5252000 Ext:3617

  Highest Education:National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan & University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France, Dual-degree Ph.D. (2012年)

 
  Research projects
1
Phenology of the Ficus and its mutualistic pollinating wasps
2
Population genetics of the fig trees
3
Conservation of Ficus pedunculosa var. mearnsii
4
Mutualism between ants and Ficus trees
5
Community ecology and fighting behaviour of the nonpollinating fig wasps
  

  Publication

1 Chiu, Y.-T., Bain, A., Deng, S.-L., Ho, Y.-C., Chen, W.-H., Tzeng, H.-Y. Effects of climate change on a mutualistic coastal species: Recovery from typhoon damages and risks of population erosion. 2017. PLoS ONE. 12, e0186763.
2 Kuo, C.-C., Bain, A., Chiu, Y.-T., Ho, Y.-C., Chen, W.-H., Chou, L.-S., Tzeng, H.-Y. Topographic effect on the phenology of Ficus pedunculosa var. mearnsii (Mearns fig) in its northern boundary distribution, Taiwan. 2017. Scientific Reports 7, 14699.
3 Lin, S.-Y., Chou, L.-S., Bain, A. Sugar secretion and ant protection in Ficus benguetensis: Toward a general trend of fig-ant interactions. 2017. Acta Oecologica. In press.
4 Chiang, Y.-P., Bain, A., Wu, W.-J., Chou, L.-S. The adaptive phenology of Ficus subpisocarpa and Ficus caulocarpa in Taipei, Taiwan. 2017. Acta Oecologica. In press.
5 Walther, B.A., Geier, J., Chou, L.-S., Bain, A. The figs of winter: Seasonal importance of fruiting fig trees (Ficus: Moraceae) for urban birds. Acta Oecologica. In press.
6 Rodriguez, L.J., Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., Conchou, L., Cruaud, A., Gonzales, R., Hossaert-McKey, M., Rasplus, J.-Y., Tzeng, H.-Y., Kjellberg, F. 2017. Diversification and spatial structuring in the mutualism between Ficus septica and its pollinating wasps in insular South East Asia. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 207.
7 Bain, A., R. M. Borges, M.-H. Chevallier, H. Vignes, N. Kobmoo, Y. Q. Peng, A. Cruaud, J.-Y. Rasplus, F. Kjellberg, and M. Hossaert-Mckey. 2016. Geographic structuring into vicariant species-pairs in a wide-ranging, high-dispersal plant–insect mutualism: the case of Ficus racemosa and its pollinating wasps. Evolutionary Ecology. 30, 663-684.
8 Lin, S.-Y., Di Giusto, B., Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., 2016. Variation of ant community structure on Ficus benguetensis. Taiwania 61, 49-57.
9 Bain, A., Tzeng, H.-Y., Wu, W.-J.,Chou, L.-S., 2015. Ficus (Moraceae) and fig wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) in Taiwan. Botanical studies. 56, 11.
10 Lin, S.-Y., L.-S. Chou, B. Di Giusto and A. Bain. 2015. Sexual specialization in phenology in dioecious Ficus benguetensis and its consequences for the mutualism. Botanical studies. 56, 32.
11 Bain, A., Chou, L.-S., Tzeng, H.-Y., Ho, Y.-C., Chiang, Y.-P., Chen, W.-H., Chio, Y.-T., Li, G.-Y., Yang, H.-W., Hossaert-Mckey, M., Kjellberg, F., 2014. Plasticity and diversity of the phenology of dioecious Ficus species in Taiwan. Acta Oecologica 57, 124-134.
12 Bain, A., Harrison, R.D., Schatz, B., 2014. How to be an ant on figs. Acta Oecologica 57, 97-108.
13 Tzeng, H-Y, C-H Ou, F-Y Lu, A. Bain, L-S Chou and F Kjellberg, 2014. The effect of fig wall thickness in Ficus erecta var. beecheyana on parasitism: a trade-off strategy. Acta Oecologica 57, 38-43.
14 Yang H.-W., Bain, A., Garcia, M., Chou, L.-S., Kjellberg, F., 2014. Genetic influence on flowering pattern of Ficus microcarpa. Acta Oecologica. 57, 117-123.
15 Bain, A, B Chantarasuwan, M Hossaert-McKey, B Schatz, F Kjellberg and L-S Chou. 2012. A new case of ants nesting within branches of a fig tree: the case of Ficus subpisocarpa in Taiwan. Sociobiology 59, 415-434.
16 Garcia, M, A Bain, H-Y Tzeng, Y-Q Peng, L-S Chou and F Kjellberg, 2012. Portable microsatellite primers for Ficus (Moraceae). American Journal of Botany.