2018, 2019

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Start, Denon, and Benjamin Gilbert. “Predator personality structures prey communities and trophic cascades.” Ecology Letters 20, no. 3 (2017): 366-374.

Frances, Dachin, Jyyang Moon, and Shannon J. McCauley. “Effects of environmental warming during early life-history on libellulid odonates.” Canadian Journal of Zoology  (2017).

Genua, Lucy, Denon Start, and Benjamin Gilbert. “Fragment size affects plant herbivory via predator loss.” Oikos (2017).

Loughnan, Deirdre, and Benjamin Gilbert. “Trait‐mediated community assembly: distinguishing the signatures of biotic and abiotic filters.” Oikos (2017).

Punzalan, David, and Locke Rowe. “Hybridisation and lack of prezygotic barriers between Phymata pennsylvanica and americana.” Ecological Entomology 42, no. 2 (2017): 210-220.

Hallett, P. E., Farmed Solitary Bees, and Data Set Wasps. “Browse items in this community by the following.” discover 13: 1.  T-space link

Braukmann, T.W., Kuzmina, M.L., Sills, J., Zakharov, E.V. and Hebert, P.D., 2017. Testing the Efficacy of DNA Barcodes for Identifying the Vascular Plants of Canada. PloS one, 12(1), p.e0169515.


Dunphy, Shannon A. Meadley, Kirsten M. Prior, and Megan E. Frederickson. “An invasive slug exploits an ant-seed dispersal mutualism.” Oecologia (2016): 1-11.

Austen, Emily J., and Arthur E. Weis. “Estimating selection through male fitness: three complementary methods illuminate the nature and causes of selection on flowering time.” In Proc. R. Soc. B, vol. 283, no. 1825, p. 20152635. The Royal Society, 2016.

Austen, Emily J., and Arthur E. Weis. “The causes of selection on flowering time through male fitness in a hermaphroditic annual plant.” Evolution 70, no. 1 (2016): 111-125.

Etterson, Julie R., Steven J. Franks, Susan J. Mazer, Ruth G. Shaw, Nicole L. Soper Gorden, Heather E. Schneider, Jennifer J. Weber, Katharine J. Winkler, and Arthur E. Weis. “Project Baseline: An unprecedented resource to study plant evolution across space and time.” American Journal of Botany 103, no. 1 (2016): 164-173.

Ebel, Emily R., and Patrick C. Phillips. “Intrinsic differences between males and females determine sex-specific consequences of inbreeding.” BMC evolutionary biology 16, no. 1 (2016): 1.

Teitel, Z., A. E. Laursen, and L. G. Campbell. “Germination rates of weedy radish populations (Raphanus spp.) altered by crop‐wild hybridisation, not human‐mediated changes to soil moisture.” Weed Research (2016).


Weis, Arthur E., Kyle M. Turner, Bergita Petro, Emily J. Austen, and Susana M. Wadgymar. “Hard and soft selection on phenology through seasonal shifts in the general and social environments: A study on plant emergence time.” Evolution 69, no. 6 (2015): 1361-1374.

Austen, Emily J., and Arthur E. Weis. “What drives selection on flowering time? An experimental manipulation of the inherent correlation between genotype and environment.” Evolution 69, no. 8 (2015): 2018-2033.

Wadgymar, Susana M., Matthew N. Cumming, and Arthur E. Weis. “The success of assisted colonization and assisted gene flow depends on phenology.” Global change biology 21, no. 10 (2015): 3786-3799.

Baines, Celina B., Shannon J. McCauley, and Locke Rowe. “Dispersal depends on body condition and predation risk in the semi‐aquatic insect, Notonecta undulata.” Ecology and evolution 5, no. 12 (2015): 2307-2316.

Campbell, Lesley G., Rebecca J. Parker, Graham Blakelock, Natalia Pirimova, and Kristin L. Mercer. “Maternal Environment Influences Propagule Pressure of an Invasive Plant, Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae).” International Journal of Plant Sciences 176, no. 4 (2015): 393-403.

De Lisle, Stephen P., and Locke Rowe. “Ecological Character Displacement between the Sexes.” The American naturalist 186, no. 6 (2015): 693-707.

Biswas, Shekhar R., and Helene H. Wagner. “Spatial structure in invasive Alliaria petiolata reflects restricted seed dispersal.” Biological Invasions 17, no. 11 (2015): 3211-3223.

Catania, S. V. L., and S. J. McCauley. “Evaluating the use of coded-wire tags in individually marking Odonata larvae.” The Canadian Entomologist (2015): 1-4.

Weis, A. E. “On the potential strength and consequences for nonrandom gene flow caused by local adaptation in flowering time.” Journal of evolutionary biology 28, no. 3 (2015): 699-714.

McPhee, Megan Jean. “Male Mating Strategies within a Shifting Competitive Landscape: Performance and Phenotypic Correlates of Mate Guarding Success.” PhD diss., 2015.

Preston, Jessica. “Overcoming the Current Limitations of Next-Generation Sequencing with New Methods for Local Assembly of Genomes and High-Specificity Rare Mutation Detection.” (2015). PhD diss U. of Oregon, 2015

Cassin, Colin. “The importance of invasive earthworms as seed predators of common forest flora of Ontario.” PhD diss., University of Toronto, 2015.

Cadotte, Marc W. “Phylogenetic diversity–ecosystem function relationships are insensitive to phylogenetic edge lengths.” Functional Ecology (2015) published online 15 APR 2015 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12429

Lamarque, Laurent J., Christopher J. Lortie, Annabel J. Porté, and Sylvain Delzon. “Genetic differentiation and phenotypic plasticity in life-history traits between native and introduced populations of invasive maple trees.” Biological Invasions 17, no. 4 (2015): 1109-1122.

Chang, Christine Y., Faride Unda, Alexandra Zubilewich, Shawn D. Mansfield, and Ingo Ensminger. “Sensitivity of cold acclimation to elevated autumn temperature in field-grown Pinus strobus seedlings.” Frontiers in plant science 6 (2015).

Copeland, J. K., Yuan, L., Layeghifard, M., Wang, P. W., & Guttman, D. S. “Seasonal Community Succession of the Phyllosphere Microbiome.Molecular” Plant-Microbe Interactions, (2015) 28(3), 274-285.

Cunan, Ellery T., Thomas HQ Powell, and Arthur E. Weis. “Evidence For Plant-mediated Competition Between Defoliating and Gall-forming Specialists Attacking Solidago altissima.” The American Midland Naturalist 173.2 (2015): 208-217.

Hou, Lily, Michael Verdirame, and Kenneth C. Welch. “Automated tracking of wild hummingbird mass and energetics over multiple time scales using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.” Journal of Avian Biology (2015).  Journal of Avian Biology 46: 1–8, 2015  doi: 10.1111/jav.00478

Hou, Lily. “Automated Serial Sampling in Hummingbirds Obviates Laborious Ecological Studies of Behaviourally Induced Rises in Departure Stores.” PhD diss., University of Toronto, 2015.

De Lisle, Stephen P., and Locke Rowe. “Parasitism and the expression of sexual dimorphism.” Ecology and Evolution (2015). doi: 10.1002/ece3.1416

Parker, Alison J., Jennifer L. Tran, Jennifer L. Ison, Ji Dong K. Bai, Arthur E. Weis, and James D. Thomson. “Pollen packing affects the function of pollen on corbiculate bees but not non-corbiculate bees.” Arthropod-Plant Interactions(2015): 1-7.

Ercit, Kyla, and Darryl T. Gwynne. “Darwinian balancing selection: predation counters sexual selection in a wild insect.” Evolution 69, no. 2 (2015): 419-430.

Prior, Kirsten M., Jennifer M. Robinson, Shannon A. Meadley Dunphy, and Megan E. Frederickson. “Mutualism between co-introduced species facilitates invasion and alters plant community structure.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, no. 1800 (2015): 20142846.

Lee, Yoonsoo, and Peter M. Kotanen. “Differences in herbivore damage and performance among Arctium minus (burdock) genotypes sampled from a geographic gradient: a common garden experiment.” Biological Invasions 17, no. 1 (2015): 397-408.

Wadgymar, Susana M., Emily J. Austen, Matthew N. Cumming, and Arthur E. Weis. “Simultaneous pulsed flowering in a temperate legume: causes and consequences of multimodality in the shape of floral display schedules.” Journal of Ecology (2015).

Biswas, Shekhar R., Peter M. Kotanen, Dasvinder Kambo, and Helene H. Wagner. “Context-dependent patterns, determinants and demographic consequences of herbivory in an invasive species.” Biological Invasions 17, no. 1 (2015): 165-178.


Simonsen, Anna K., and John R. Stinchcombe. “Standing genetic variation in host preference for mutualist microbial symbionts.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, no. 1797 (2014): 20142036.

Baines, Celina B., Shannon J. McCauley, and Locke Rowe. “The interactive effects of competition and predation risk on dispersal in an insect.” Biology letters 10.6 (2014): 20140287.

Weis, A. E., E. Nardone, and G. A. Fox. “The strength of assortative mating for flowering date and its basis in individual variation in flowering schedule.”Journal of evolutionary biology 27.10 (2014): 2138-2151.

Biswas, Shekhar R., and Helene H. Wagner. “A temporal dimension to the stress gradient hypothesis for intraspecific interactions.” Oikos 123, no. 11 (2014): 1323-1330.

Edelsparre, Allan H., Anders Vesterberg, Jang H. Lim, Milad Anwari, and Mark J. Fitzpatrick. “Alleles underlying larval foraging behaviour influence adult dispersal in nature.” Ecology letters 17, no. 3 (2014): 333-339. DOI 10.1111/ele.12234

Kambo, Dasvinder, and Peter M. Kotanen. “Latitudinal trends in herbivory and performance of an invasive species, common burdock (Arctium minus).”Biological Invasions 16, no. 1 (2014): 101-112.  DOI: 10.1007/s10530-013-0506-z

Prior, Kirsten M., Kriti Saxena, and Megan E. Frederickson. “Seed handling behaviours of native and invasive seed‐dispersing ants differentially influence seedling emergence in an introduced plant.” Ecological Entomology 39, no. 1 (2014): 66-74.  DOI: 10.1111/een.12068

Ercit, Kyla. “Size and sex of cricket prey predict capture by a sphecid wasp.” Ecological Entomology (2014).  Ecological Entomology 39, Issue 2, pages 195–202, April 2014  DOI: 10.1111/een.12083

Ercit, Kyla, Andrew Martinez-Novoa, and Darryl T. Gwynne. “Egg Load Decreases Mobility and Increases Predation Risk in Female Black-Horned Tree Crickets (Oecanthus nigricornis).” PloS one 9, no. 10 (2014): e110298.

He, Yuhong. “Estimating Grassland Chlorophyll Content From Leaf to Landscape Level: Bridging The Gap In Spatial Scales.” Scale Issues in Remote Sensing (2014): 126-138.

Simonsen, Anna K., and John R. Stinchcombe. “Herbivory eliminates fitness costs of mutualism exploiters.” New Phytologist (2014).  DOI: 10.1111/nph.12668

Ho, Eddie KH, and Megan E. Frederickson. “Alate susceptibility in ants.”Ecology and evolution 4.22 (2014): 4209-4219.


Colautti, Robert I., and Spencer CH Barrett. “Rapid Adaptation to Climate Facilitates Range Expansion of an Invasive Plant.” Science 342, no. 6156 (2013): 364-366.  DOI: 10.1126/science.1242121

Punzalan, David, and Locke Rowe. “Ecological correlates of daily mating frequency in a wild population of ambush bugs.” Ecological Entomology 38, no. 4 (2013): 429-432. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2013.01407.x

Legault, Geoffrey and Weis, Arthur E. (2013) The impact of snow accumulation on a heath spider community in a sub-Arctic landscape.  POLAR BIOLOGY 36, : 885-894.  DOI 10.1007/s00300-013-1313-9

Cadotte, Marc W. “Experimental evidence that evolutionarily diverse assemblages result in higher productivity.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, no. 22 (2013): 8996-9000.  doi:10.1073/pnas.1301685110

Turner, Kyle M., and Megan E. Frederickson. “Signals can trump rewards in attracting seed-dispersing ants.” PloS one 8, no. 8 (2013): e71871.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071871

Simonsen, Anna K. The Evolutionary and Ecological Consequences of Partner Variation in the Mutualism between Legumes and Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria. Diss. University of Toronto, 2013. PhD thesis

Dinnage, Russell. “Phylogenetic diversity of plants alters the effect of species richness on invertebrate herbivory.” PeerJ 1 (2013):e93.

Wong, Kelly Ka Lei. “Remote Sensing of Tall Grasslands: Estimating Vegetation Biochemical Contents at Multiple Spatial Scales and Investigating Vegetation Temporal Response to Climate Conditions.” PhD diss., 2013. MSc thesis

Archer, Heather. “Evolution of Independent Genetic Pathways for Pathogen Resistance within the Nematode Caenorhabditis remanei.” (2013).  MSc thesis

Harrison, Sarah J., Ian R. Thomson, Caitlin M. Grant, and Susan M. Bertram. “Calling, Courtship, and Condition in the Fall Field Cricket, Gryllus pennsylvanicus.” PloS one 8, no. 3 (2013): e60356. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060356

Bertram, Susan M., Sarah J. Harrison, Ian R. Thomson, and Lauren P. Fitzsimmons. “Adaptive plasticity in wild field cricket’s acoustic signaling.”PloS one 8, no. 7 (2013): e69247.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069247

Wong, Kelly Kalei, and Yuhong He. “Estimating grassland chlorophyll content using remote sensing data at leaf, canopy, and landscape scales.” Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 39, no. 02 (2013): 155-166. DOI: 10.5589/m13-021

Flannery, Erin W., Ian AE Butts, Mariola Słowińska, Andrzej Ciereszko, and Trevor E. Pitcher. “Reproductive investment patterns, sperm characteristics, and seminal plasma physiology in alternative reproductive tactics of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha).” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108, no. 1 (2013): 99-108. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01980.x

Gammell, Jonathan D., Chi Hay Tong, Peter Berczi, Sean Anderson, Timothy D. Barfoot, and John Enright. “Rover odometry aided by a star tracker.” InAerospace Conference, 2013 IEEE, pp. 1-10. IEEE, 2013.


Kuzmina, Maria L., Karen L. Johnson, Hannah R. Barron, and Paul DN Hebert. “Identification of the vascular plants of Churchill, Manitoba, using a DNA barcode library.” BMC ecology 12, no. 1 (2012): 25.

Dutton, Emily M., Frederickson, Megan E. (2012) Why ant pollination is rare: new evidence and implications of the antibiotic hypothesis.  ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTERACTIONS  6: 561-569. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-012-9201-8

Dunn, Alison M., Mark E. Torchin, Melanie J. Hatcher, Peter M. Kotanen, Dana M. Blumenthal, James E. Byers, Courtney AC Coon et al. “Indirect effects of parasites in invasions.” Functional Ecology 26, no. 6 (2012): 1262-1274.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02041.x

Kambo, Dasvinder, and Peter M. Kotanen. “Latitudinal trends in herbivory and performance of an invasive species, common burdock (Arctium minus).”Biological Invasions: 1-12.  DOI: 10.1007/s10530-013-0506-z

Kambo, Dasvinder Singh. “Differences in Performance and Herbivory Along a Latitudinal Gradient for Common Burdock (Arctium minus).” MSc diss., University of Toronto, 2012.  MSc thesis

HERSCH‐GREEN, E. I., H. Myburg, and M. T. J. Johnson. “Adaptive molecular evolution of a defence gene in sexual but not functionally asexual evening primroses.” Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25, no. 8 (2012): 1576-1586. DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02542.x

Whitehead, Meighen, and Marney E. Isaac. (2012) Effects of Shade on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Acquisition in Cereal-Legume Intercropping Systems.  Agriculture  2: 12-24.  DOI: 10.3390/agriculture2010012

Srivastava, Diane S., Marc W. Cadotte, A. Andrew M. MacDonald, Robin G. Marushia, and Nicholas Mirotchnick. “Phylogenetic diversity and the functioning of ecosystems.” Ecology letters 15, no. 7 (2012): 637-648. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01795.x

Dey, Alivia, Yong Jeon, Guo-Xiu Wang, and Asher D. Cutter. “Global population genetic structure of Caenorhabditis remanei reveals incipient speciation.” Genetics 191, no. 4 (2012): 1257-1269. doi:10.1534/genetics.112.140418

Choi, Amy. “Invasive Earthworm (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) Populations in varying Vegetation Types on a Landscape-and Local-scale.” , 2012.  MScF Thesis

Sherrard, Mark E., and Hafiz Maherali. “Local adaptation across a fertility gradient is influenced by soil biota in the invasive grass, Bromus inermis.”Evolutionary Ecology 26, no. 3 (2012): 529-544.  DOI:10.1007/s10682-011-9518-2

Markin, Shael R., and James K. Mills. “Attitude control of a mini flying-wing UAV using the multiple simultaneous specification design method.” Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal 57, no. 2 (2012): 130-142. DOI: 10.5589/q11-016


Friedman, Jannice, and Spencer CH Barrett. (2011) Genetic and Environmental Control of Temporal and Size‐Dependent Sex Allocation in a Wind‐Pollinated Plant.  Evolution 65: 2061-2074.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01284.x

Burgess, Kevin S., Aron J. Fazekas, Prasad R. Kesanakurti, Sean W. Graham, Brian C. Husband, Steven G. Newmaster, Diana M. Percy, Mehrdad Hajibabaei, and Spencer CH Barrett. “Discriminating plant species in a local temperate flora using the rbcL+ matK DNA barcode.” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2, no. 4 (2011): 333-340.  DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00092.x

Hill, Steven B., and Peter M. Kotanen. “Phylogenetic structure predicts capitular damage to Asteraceae better than origin or phylogenetic distance to natives.” Oecologia 166, no. 3 (2011): 843-851. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-1927-y

Friedman, Jannice, and Spencer CH Barrett. “The evolution of ovule number and flower size in wind-pollinated plants.” The American Naturalist 177, no. 2 (2011): 246-257.  DOI: 10.1086/657954

Kesanakurti, Prasad R., Aron J. Fazekas, Kevin S. Burgess, Diana M. Percy, Steven G. Newmaster, Sean W. Graham, Spencer CH Barrett, Mehrdad Hajibabaei, and Brian C. Husband. “Spatial patterns of plant diversity below‐ground as revealed by DNA barcoding.” Molecular Ecology 20, no. 6 (2011): 1289-1302.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04989.x

McCauley, Shannon J., Locke Rowe, and Marie-Josée Fortin. “The deadly effects of “nonlethal” predators.” Ecology 92, no. 11 (2011): 2043-2048.

Kasumovic, Michael M., Andrew C. Mason, Maydianne CB Andrade, and Damian O. Elias. “The relative importance of RHP and resource quality in contests with ownership asymmetries.” Behavioral Ecology 22, no. 1 (2011): 39-45.  doi: 10.1093/beheco/arq161

Hill, Steven B., and Peter M. Kotanen. “Biotic interactions experienced by a new invader: effects of its close relatives at the community scale.” Botany 90, no. 1 (2011): 35-42.  DOI:10.1139/b11-084

Darling, Emily S., and Spencer CH Barrett. “Sit-and-wait pollination in the spring flowering woodland plant, Trillium grandiflorum.” Journal of Pollination Ecology 5, no. 11 (2011): 81-85.  ISSN 1920-7603 


Colautti, Robert I., Christopher G. Eckert, and Spencer CH Barrett. “Evolutionary constraints on adaptive evolution during range expansion in an invasive plant.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277, no. 1689 (2010): 1799-1806.

Colautti, Robert I., and Spencer CH Barrett. “Natural selection and genetic constraints on flowering phenology in an invasive plant.” International Journal of Plant Sciences 171, no. 9 (2010): 960-971.  DOI: 10.1086/656444

Colautti, Robert I. “PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE (LYTHRUM SALICARIA–LYTHRACEAE) IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA.” PhD diss., University of Toronto, 2010.  T-space link

Hill, Steven B., and Peter M. Kotanen. “Phylogenetically structured damage to Asteraceae: susceptibility of native and exotic species to foliar herbivores.”Biological Invasions 12, no. 9 (2010): 3333-3342.  DOI: 10.1007/s10530-010-9726-7.

Kasumovic, Michael M., Damian O. Elias, Senthurran Sivalinghem, Andrew C. Mason, and Maydianne CB Andrade. “Examination of prior contest experience and the retention of winner and loser effects.” Behavioral Ecology 21, no. 2 (2010): 404-409.

Sivalinghem, Senthurran, Michael M. Kasumovic, Andrew C. Mason, Maydianne CB Andrade, and Damian O. Elias. “Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: polyandry, male courtship signals, and mating success.” Behavioral Ecology 21, no. 6 (2010): 1308-1314.

Kasumovic, Michael M., Andrew C. Masona, Maydianne C.B. Andrade,  Damian O. Elias. (2010).  Vibratory communication in the jumping spider Phidippus clarus: polyandry, male courtship signals, and mating success. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY 211308-1314.

Kasumovic, Michael M., Andrew C. Masona, Maydianne C.B. Andrade,  Damian O. Elias. (2010).  The relative importance of RHP and resource quality in contests with ownership asymmetries.  BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY doi: 10.1093/beheco/arq161

MacDonald,  Andrew M., and Peter M. Kotanen.  (2010). Leaf damage has weak effects on growth and fecundity of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia). BOTANY 88:158-164.

MacDonald,  Andrew M., and Peter M. Kotanen.  (2010) The effects of disturbance and enemy exclusion on performance of an invasive species, common ragweed, in its native range. OECOLOGIA 162: 977-986

McCauley, Shannon J., and Locke Rowe. “Notonecta exhibit threat-sensitive, predator-induced dispersal.” Biology letters 6, no. 4 (2010): 449-452.  doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.1082

Mooers, A.O., Doak, D.F., Findlay, C.S., Green, D.M., Grouios, C., Manne, L.L., Rashvand, A., Rudd, M.A. & J. Whitton. (2010). Science and policy and species at risk in Canada. BIOSCIENCE 60:843-849.

Punzalan, David, F. Helen Rodd, and Locke Rowe  (2010) Temporally variable multivariate sexual selection on sexually dimorphic traits in a wild insect population.  THE AMERICAN NATURALIST 175:401–414.

Scheiner, Samuel M.  (2010)  Toward a conceptual framework for biology.  QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGY 85:293-318.

Simonsen, Anna K., and John R. Stinchcombe (2010).  Quantifying evolutionary genetic constraints in the ivyleaf morning glory, Ipomoea hederacea.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLANT SCIENCE 171:972-986.  

Thaler, Jennifer S., Anurag A. Agrawal and Rsayko Halitschke (2010). Salicylate-mediated interactions between pathogens and herbivores. ECOLOGY 91: 1075-1082.

McGoey, Brechann. “The Effects of Competitive Context on Shade Avoidance Syndrome Evolution in Impatiens Capensis.” MSc diss., 2010. MSc thesis


Dinnage, Russell.  (2009)  Disturbance Alters the Phylogenetic Composition and Structure of Plant Communities in an Old Field System. PLoS ONE 4: e7071.

Franks, Steven J., and Arthur E. Weis.  (2009)  Climate change alters reproductive isolation and potential gene flow in an annual plant.  EVOLUTIONARY APPLICATIONS  2:481-488.

Friedman, Jannice, and Spencer C. H. Barrett.  (2009) Friedman, Jannice, and Spencer C. H. Barrett.  (2009)  The consequences of monoecy and protogyny for mating in wind-pollinated Carex.   NEW PHYTOLOGIST 181: 489–497.

Friedman, Jannice, and Spencer C. H. Barrett.  (2009) Wind of change: new insights on the ecology and evolution of pollination and mating in wind-pollinated plants. ANNALS OF BOTANY 103:1515-1527.

Hill, Steven B., and Peter M. Kotanen.  (2009) Evidence that phylogenetically novel non-indigenous plants experience less herbivory. OECOLOGIA 161: 581-590.

Johnson, Marc T. J., Mark Vellend and John R. Stinchcombe.  (2009)  Evolution in plant populations as a driver of ecological changes in arthropod communities.  PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY 364:1593-1605.

Johnson, Marc T. J., Russell Dinnage, Alice Y. Zhou, and Mark D. Hunter.  (2008)  Environmental variation has stronger effects than plant genotype on competition among plant species. JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY 96: 947–955.

Kasumovic, Michael M., Damian O. Elias, David Punzalan, Andrew C. Mason and Maydianne C.B. Andrade.  (2009)  Experience affects the outcome of agonistic contests without affecting the selective advantage of size. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR 77: 1533-1538.

Liang, Yiqing and Ivana Stehlik,  (2009)  Relationship between shade and herbivory in Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger). JOURNAL OF UNDERGRADUATE LIFE SCIENCES 3.

McGoey, Brechann V. and John R. Stinchcombe.  (2009)  Interspecific competition alters natural selection on shade avoidance phenotypes in Impatiens capensis.  New Phytologist 183:880-891.

Pitcher, T. E., S. M. Doucet, J.-M. J. Beausoleil, and D. Hanley.  (2009)  Secondary sexual characters and sperm traits in coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch. JOURNAL OF FISH BIOLOGY 74:1450–1461.

Punzalan, D., M. Cooray, F. Helen Rodd, and L. Rowe.  (2009)  Condition dependence of sexually dimorphic colouration and longevity in the ambush bug Phymata americana. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY 21:1297–1306.

Whitear, Amelia K, and Ivana Stehlik.   (2009)  Use of auditory predation cues in the Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris. JOURNAL OF UNDERGRADUATE LIFE SCIENCES 3.


Barrett, Spencer C. H., Robert I. Colautti, Christopher G. Eckert.  (2008)  Plant reproductive systems and evolution during biological invasion. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY 17:373-383.

Campitelli, B.E., Ivana Stehlik and John R. Stinchcombe.  (2008)  Leaf variegation is associated with reduced herbivore damage in Hydrophyllum virginianum.  CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY 86:306-313.

Earon, E.J.P., C.D. Fulord, N.H.M. Li, R. Huq and C.A. Rabbath.  (2008)  Intellegence aloft: Robust, autonomous, off-the-shelf UAV teaming.  IEEE CANADIAN REVIEW, Summer 2008:23-28.

Elias, Damian O., Michael M. Kasumovic, David Punzalan, Maydianne C.B. Andrade and Andrew C. Mason.  (2008)  Assessment during aggressive contests between male jumping spiders.  ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR  76:901-910.

Fazekas, Aron J., Kevin S. Burgess, Prasad R. Kesanakurti, Sean W. Graham, Steven G. Newmaster, Brian C. Husband, Diana M. Percy, Mehrdad Hajibabaei, and Spencer C. H. Barrett.  (2008)  Multiple multilocus DNA barcodes from the plastid genome discriminate plant species equally well.   PLoS ONE 3:e2802.

Franks, Steven J., John C. Avise, William E. Bradshaw, Jeffrey K. Conner, Julie R. Etterson, Susan J. Mazer, Ruth G. Shaw and Arthur E. Weis.  (2008)  The Resurrection Initiative: Storing ancestral genotypes to capture evolution in action. BIOSCIENCE 58:870–873.

Friedman, Jannice and Spencer C. H. Barrett.  (2008)  High outcrossing in the annual colonizing species Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Asteraceae). ANNALS OF BOTANY. 101:1303-1309.

Johnson, Marc T.J.  (2008)  Bottom-up effects of plant genotype on aphids, ants, and predators.  ECOLOGY 89:145-54.

Judge, Kevin A., Janice J. Ting, and Darryl T. Gwynne.  (2008)  Condition dependence of male life span and calling effort in a field cricket.  EVOLUTION doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00318.x.

MacKay, J., & Kotanen, P. M. (2008) Local escape of an invasive plant, common ragweed ( Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.), from above-ground and below-ground enemies in its native area. Journal of Ecology, 96(6), 1152-1161.

Majetic, Cassie J., Robert A. Raguso and Tia-Lynn Ashman.  (2008) The Impact of Biochemistry vs. Population Membership on Floral Scent Profiles in Colour Polymorphic Hesperis matronalis.  Annals of Botany 102: 911–922.

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Johnson, M.T.J.  (2007)  Genotype-by-environment interactions leads to variable selection on life-histroy strategy in Commom Eveing Primrose (Oenothera biennis).  Journal of Evolutionary Biology  20:190-200.

Johnson, M.T.J. and A.A. Agrawal.  (2007)  Covariation and composition of arthropod species across plant genotypes of evening primrose, Oenothera biennis.  Oikos 116:941-956.

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Viswanathan, D.V., O.A. Lifchits and J.S. Thaler.  (2007)  Consequences of sequential attack for resistance to herbivores when plants have specific induced responses.  Oikos 116:1389-1399.

Way, Danielle A., Seth D. Seegobin1 and Rowan F. Sage1  (2007) The effect of carbon and nutrient loading during nursery culture on the growth of black spruce seedlings: a six-year field study.  New Forests 34:307-312.


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Agrawal, A.A. (2005)  Natural selection on common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) by a community of specialized insect herbivores.  Evolutionary Ecology Research: 7:651-667.

Agrawal, A.A., P.M. Kotanen, C.E. Mitchell, J. Klironomos, A.G. Power, and W. Godsoe (2005) Enemy release? An experiment with congeneric plant pairs and diverse above- and belowground enemies. Ecology 86: 2979-2989.

Baltzer, J.L., and S.C. Thomas (2005) Leaf optical responses to light and soil nutrient levels in temperate deciduous trees. American Journal of Botany 92: 214-223.

Conner, J.K. and A.A. Agrawal (2005) Mechanisms of constraints: The contributions of selection and genetic variance to the maintenance of cotyledon number in wild radish. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 238-242.

Genton B. P.M. Kotanen, P.-O. Cheptou, C. Adolphe and J.A. Shykoff (2005) Enemy release but no evolutionary loss of defence during ragweed invasion of France: an inter-continental reciprocal transplant experiment. Oecologia 146: 414-414.

Genton, B.J., J.A. Shykoff and T. Giraud  (2005).  High genetic diversity in French invasive populations of common ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifolia, as a result of multiple sources of introduction.  Molecular Ecology 14:4275-4285.

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Kurashige, N.S. and A.A. Agrawal (2005) Phenotypic plasticity to light competition and herbivory in Chenopodium album (Chenopodiaceae). American Journal of Botany 92: 21-26.

Rodriguez-Saona, C. and J.S. Thaler. (2005) Herbivore-induced responses and patch heterogeneity affect abundance of arthropods on plants. Ecological Entomology 30: 156-163.

Viswanathan, D.V., A.J.T. Narwani, and J.S. Thaler (2005) Specificity in induced plant responses shapes patterns of herbivore occurrence on Solanum dulcamara. Ecology 86: 886-896.

Wolfe B.E. and J.N. Klironomos (2005) Breaking new ground: soil communities and exotic plant invasion. Bioscience 55: 477-487.


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Agrawal, A.A., J.K. Conner, and J.R. Stinchcombe (2004) Evolution of plant resistance and tolerance to frost damage. Ecology Letters 7: 1199-1208.

Agrawal, A.A., N. Underwood, and J.R. Stinchcombe (2004) Intraspecific variation in the strength of density dependence in aphid populations. Ecological Entomology 29: 521-526.

Barrett, R.D.H. and A.A. Agrawal (2004) Interactive effects of genotype, environment and ontogeny on resistance of cucumber (Cucumis sativus) to the generalist herbivore, Spodoptera exigua. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30: 37-51.

Griffin, S.R. and S.C.H. Barrett (2004) Genetic variation in Trillium erectum (Melanthiaceae), a widespread forest herb in eastern North America. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 316-321.

Griffin, S.R. and S.C.H. Barrett (2004) Post-glacial history of Trillium grandiflorum (Melianthaceae) in eastern North America: inferences from phylogeography. American Journal of Botany 91: 465-473.

O’Hanlon-Manners, D.L. and P.M. Kotanen (2004) Evidence that fungal pathogens inhibit recruitment of a shade-intolerant tree, White Birch (Betula papyrifera), in understory habitats. Oecologia 140: 650-653.

O’Hanlon-Manners, D.L. and P.M. Kotanen (2004) Logs as refuges from fungal pathogens for seeds of Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis). Ecology 85: 284-289.

Schafer, M. and P.M. Kotanen (2004) Impacts of naturally-occurring soil fungi on seeds of meadow plants. Plant Ecology 17: 19-35.

Thaler, J.S., B. Owen, and V.J. Higgins (2004) The role of the jasmonate response in plant susceptibility to diverse pathogens with a range of lifestyles. Plant Physiology 135: 530-538.

Van Zandt, P.A. and A.A. Agrawal (2004) Community-wide impacts of herbivore-induced plant responses in milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). Ecology 85: 2616-2629.

Van Zandt, P.A. and A.A. Agrawal (2004) Specificity of induced plant responses to specialist herbivores of the common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca. Oikos 104: 401-409.


Agrawal, A.A. and P.M. Kotanen (2003) Herbivores and the success of exotic plants: a phylogenetically controlled experiment. Ecology Letters 6: 1-4.

Agrawal, A.A. and P.A. Van Zandt (2003) Ecological play in the coevolutionary theater: Genetic and environmental determinants of attack by a specialist weevil on milkweed. Journal of Ecology 91: 1049-1059.

Bennett, A.M.R. (2003) Host location behaviour in Pelecinus polyturator (Hymenoptera: Pelecinidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 134: 131-134.

Dorken, M.E. and S.C.H. Barrett (2003) Life-history differentiation and the maintenance of monoecy and dioecy in Sagittaria latifolia (Alismataceae). Evolution 57: 1973-1988.

Rotem, K. and A.A. Agrawal (2003) Density dependent population growth of the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, on the host plant Leonurus cardiaca. Oikos 103: 559-565.

Schafer, M. and P.M. Kotanen (2003) The influence of soil moisture on losses of buried seeds to fungi. Acta Oecologica 24: 255-263.


Blaney, C.S. and P.M. Kotanen (2002) Persistence in the seed bank: an experimental comparison of native and alien plants. Écoscience 9: 509-517.

Griffin, S.R. and S.C.H. Barrett (2002) Factors affecting low seed : ovule ratios in a spring woodland herb, Trillium grandiflorum (Melanthiaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 163: 581-590.


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Blaney, C.S. and P.M. Kotanen (2001) Post-dispersal losses to seed predators: an experimental comparison of native and exotic old field plants. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 284-292.

Sage, T.L., S.R. Griffin, V. Pontieri, P. Drobac, W.W. Cole, and S.C.H. Barrett (2001) Stigmatic self-incompatibility and mating patterns in Trillium grandiflorum and T. erectum (Melanthiaceae). Annals of Botany 88: 829-841.


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