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  • Murray-Smith, C., Lucas, E.J., Brummitt, N.A., Oliveira-Filho, A.T., Bachman, S. Nic Lughadha, E.M., Moat, J. 2009. Plant diversity hotspots in the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil. Conservation Biology. Volume 23(1), 151 163.

  • Brummitt N., Bachman S.P. and Moat J (2008) AS WE SEE IT: Applications of the IUCN Red List: towards a global barometer for plant diversity. Endanger Species Research Vol 6. 2008 127-135

  • Moat J. and Smith P (2007). Atlas of the vegetation of Madagascar. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Gregson J., de Kok R., Moat J. & Bachman S. (2007). Application of GIS to conservation assessments at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In Chua L.S.L., Kiton L.G. & Saw L.G. (eds) Status of Biological Diversity in Malaysia & Threat Assessment of Plant Species in Malaysia. Proceedings of the Seminar and Workshop 28-30 June 2005 Malaysia. 245-256.

  • Cheek, M., Pollard, B.J., Achoundong, G., Onana, J.M., Gosline, G., Moat, J. & Harvey, Y. (2006). Conservation of the Plant Diversity of Western Cameroon: A Darwin Initiative Project. In Ghazanfar, S.A. & Beentje, H.J. (eds) Taxonomy and ecology of African plants, their conservation and sustainable use. Proceedings of the 17th AETFAT Congress, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 779-791.

  • Ghazanfar S.A., Beentje H.J. & Moat J. (2006). Flora of tropical East Africa: quantitative analysis of the flora and its conservation. In: S.A.Ghazanfar & H.J. Beentje (eds), Taxonomy and ecology of African plants, their conservation and sustainable use: 591-607. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Beentje, H.J., Luke, W.R.Q., Ghazanfar S.A. & Moat J. (2006). Restricted range endemism in East African plants. In: S.A. Ghazanfar & H.J. Beentje (eds), Taxonomy and ecology of African plants, their conservation and sustainable use: 229-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Roberts, D.L., Moat, J. and McInerny, G.J. (2005) What have herbaria ever done for us? The role of herbaria in conservation assessments. Selbyana, 26: 299-303.

  • Nic Lughadha, E., Baillie, J., Barthlott, W., Brummitt, N.A., Cheek, M.R., Farjon, A., Govaerts, R., Hardwick, K.A., Hilton-Taylor, C., Meagher, T.R., Moat, J., Mutke, J., Paton, A.J., Pleasants, L.J., Savolainen, V., Schatz, G.E., Smith, P.P., Turner, I., Wyse-Jackson, P. & Crane, P.R. (2005). Measuring the fate of plant diversity: towards a foundation for future monitoring and opportunities for urgent action. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 360: Number 1454 - February 28,2005

  • Davies, T.J., Savolainen, V., Chase, M.W., Moat, J. & Barraclough, T.G. 2004. Environmental energy and evolutionary rates in flowering plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 271: 2195-2200. Abstract

  • S. Bachman, W. J. Baker, N. Brummitt, J. Dransfield and J. Moat 2004. Elevational gradients, area and tropical island diversity: an example from the palms of New Guinea. ECOGRAPHY 27: 299-310,

  • J. Moat and P.Smith 2003. Applications of geolographic Systems in Seed Conservation. In Smith, R.D., Dickie, J.B., Linington, S.L., Pritchard, H.W. & Probert, R.J. (eds.). 79-87. Seed conservation: turning science into practice. Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • J.-N. Labat and J. Moat 2003. Leguminosae (Fadaceae) In: Goodman, S. M. & Benstead, J. P. (eds): The Natural History of Madagascar: 346 - 373. University of Chicago Press.

  • D. J. Du Puy and J. Moat 2003. Using Geological Substrate to Identify and Map Primary Vegetation Types in Madagascar and the Implications for Planning Biodiversity Conservation. In: Goodman, S. M. & Benstead, J. P. (eds): The Natural History of Madagascar: 51 - 67. University of Chicago Press.

  • Willis, F., J. Moat, Paton, A. 2003. "Defining a role for herbarium data in Red List assessments: a case study of Plectranthus from eastern and southern tropical." Biodiversity and Conservation 12(7): 1537-1552. Abstract and Full Paper

  • Clare Tenner, Colin Clubbe, Justin Moat, Margaret Ramsay and Paul Smith 2003'Technology Transfer for Plant Conservation' in Facilitating conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. Abstracts of poster presentations on protected areas and technology transfer and co- operation at the ninth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice. CBD Technical Series No. 9.

  • J. A. N. Parnell, D. A. Simpson, J. Moat, D. W. Kirkup, P. Chantaranothai, P. C. Boyce, P. Bygrave, S. Dransfield, M. H. P. Jebb, J. Macklin, C. Meade, D. J. Middleton, A. M. Muasya, A. Prajaksood, C. A. Pendry, R. Pooma, S. Suddee and P. Wilkin. 2003. Plant collecting spread and densities: their potential impact on biogeographical studies in Thailand. Journal of Biogeography, Volume 30 Issue 2 Page 193 209. Abstract and Full Paper

  • Du Puy, D. J. and J. Moat 2002. Ecology of the Leguminosae in Madagascar. in Dupuy et al,.The Leguminosae of Madagascar: Pages 9-16 + colour plates 1-4.

  • Du Puy, D. J., J.-N. Labat, Rabevohitra, R.Villiers, J.-F.Bosser, J. Moat,. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Gower, J., J. Moat, and J. Morley. 2000. A Virtual Tour of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Pages 148-151 in P. Hall, editor. GISRUK 2000, York University, UK. Extend Abstract (pdf)

  • DuPuy, D., and J. Moat. 1999. Vegetation mapping and biodiversity conservation in Madagascar Geographical Information Systems. Pages 245 - 251 in J. Timberlake and S. Kativu, editors. African Plants: Biodiversity Taxonomy and Uses. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Abstract  Full Paper (pdf)

  • DuPuy, D., and J. Moat. 1998. Vegetation mapping and classification in Madagascar (using GIS): implications and recommendations for the conservation of biodiversity. Pages 97-117 in C. R. Huxley, J. M. Lock, and D. F. Cutler, editors. Chorology, Taxonomy & Ecology of the Floras of Africa and Madagascar. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.  Abstract  Full Paper (pdf)

  • Du Puy, D.J and Moat, J.F. 1997. Using GIS for vegetation mapping and conservation planning in Madagascar. In: Plant Talk (Plant Conservation Worldwide), (Issue 11 - October 1997), p 24. The Botanical Information Company Ltd, UK. Article (pdf)

  • DuPuy, D., and J. Moat. 1996. A refined classification of the primary vegetation of Madagascar Based on the underlying geology: using GIS to map it distribution and to assess its conservation status. Pages 205 - 218 + 203 maps in W. R. Lourenco, editor. Proceedings of the international Symposium on Biogeography of Madagascar. Editions de l'Orstrom, Paris.  Abstract  Abstract in French Full paper (pdf)

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