Griffith DM, Lehmann CER, Strömberg CAE, Parr CL, R Pennington T, Sankaran M, Ratnam J, Still CJ, Powell RL, Hanan NP et al.. 2017. Comment on "The extent of forest in dryland biomes".. Science. 358(6365)
Veldman JW, Aleman JC, Alvarado ST, T Anderson M, Archibald S, Bond WJ, Boutton TW, Buchmann N, Buisson E, Canadell JG et al.. 2019. Comment on "The global tree restoration potential".. Science. 366(6463)
Goheen JR, Augustine DJ, Veblen KE, Kimuyu DM, Palmer TM, Porensky LM, Pringle RM, Ratnam J, Riginos C, Sankaran M et al.. 2018. Conservation lessons from large-mammal manipulations in East African savannas: the KLEE, UHURU, and GLADE experiments.. Ann N Y Acad Sci.
Osuri AM, Ratnam J, Varma V, Alvarez-Loayza P, Astaiza JHurtado, Bradford M, Fletcher C, Ndoundou-Hockemba M, Jansen PA, Kenfack D et al.. 2016. Contrasting effects of defaunation on aboveground carbon storage across the global tropics.. Nat Commun. 7:11351.
Joshi AA, Sankaran M, Ratnam J. 2018. ‘Foresting’ the grassland: Historical management legacies in forest-grassland mosaics in southern India, and lessons for the conservation of tropical grassy biomes. Biological Conservation. 224:144-152.
Joshi AA, Ratnam J, Sankaran M. 2019. Frost maintains forests and grasslands as alternate states in a montane tropical forest–grassland mosaic; but alien tree invasion and warming can disrupt this balance. JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY.
Ratnam J, Chengappa SK, Machado S, Nataraj N, Osuri AM, Sankaran M. 2019. Functional Traits of Trees From Dry Deciduous “Forests” of Southern India Suggest Seasonal Drought and Fire Are Important Drivers. Front. Ecol. Evol..
Wigley BJ, Augustine DJ, Coetsee C, Ratnam J, Sankaran M. 2020. Grasses continue to trump trees at soil carbon sequestration following herbivore exclusion in a semi-arid African savanna.. Ecology. :e03008.
Augustine DJ, Wigley BJ, Ratnam J, Kibet S, Nyangito M, Sankaran M. 2019. Large herbivores maintain a two-phase herbaceous vegetation mosaic in a semi-arid savanna.. Ecol Evol. 9(22):12779-12788.
Riedel N, Fuller DQ, Marwan N, Poretschkin C, Basavaiah N, Menzel P, Ratnam J, Prasad S, Sachse D, Sankaran M et al.. 2021. Monsoon forced evolution of savanna and the spread of agro-pastoralism in peninsular India.. Sci Rep. 11(1):9032.
Ratnam J, Tomlinson KW, Rasquinha DN, Sankaran M. 2016. Savannahs of Asia: antiquity, biogeography, and an uncertain future.. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 371(1703)
Dohn J, Augustine DJ, Hanan NP, Ratnam J, Sankaran M. 2017. Spatial vegetation patterns and neighborhood competition among woody plants in an East African savanna.. Ecology.
Surendra A, Osuri A.M, Ratnam J. 2021. Varying impacts of logging frequency on tree communities and carbon storage across evergreen and deciduous tropical forests in the Andaman Islands, India. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT. (118791)