Lab Publications

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Beals, K.K., A.E. Scearce, A.T. Swystun & J.A. Schweitzer. 2022. Belowground mechanisms for oak regeneration: Interactions among fire, soil microbes and plant community alter oak seedling growth. Forest Ecol & Management 503: 119774

Kivlin, S.N., V.R. Harpe, J.H. Turner, J.A. Moore, L.C. Moorhead, K.K. Beals, M.M. Hubert, M. Papes, & J.A. Schweitzer. 2021. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal response to fire and urbanization in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Elementa 9:00037

Van Nuland, M.A., I.A. Ware, C.W. Schadt, Z. Yang, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2021. Natural soil microbiome variation affects spring foliar phenology with consequences for plant productivity and climate-driven range shifts. New Phytologist

Ware, I.M., Van Nuland, M.E., Yang, Z., Schadt, C.W., Schweitzer, J.A., & Bailey J.K. 2021. Climate-driven divergence in plant-microbiome interactions generates range-wide variation in bud break phenology. Communications Biology 4, 748 (221)

Bayliss, S.L.J., L. Mueller, I.M. Ware, J.A. Schweitzer & J.K. Bailey. 2020. Plant genetic variation drives geographic differences in atmosphere-plant-ecosystem feedbacks: Implications for water availability across the western U.S. Ecology & Evolution 10: 3856-3867.

McLauchlan, K.K., P.E. Higuera, J. Meisel, B.M. Rodgers, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Shuman, A.J. Tepley, J.M. Varner, T.T. Veblen et al. 2020. Fire as a fundamental ecological process. J. Ecology 108:2047-2069.

LeRoy, C.J., D.G. Fischer, J.A. Schweitzer & J.K. Bailey 2020. Aphid gall interactions with forest tree genotypes influence leaf litter decomposition in streams. Forests 11:182 doi:10.3390/f11020182

Beals, K.K., J.A. Moore, S.N. Kivlin, S.L.J. Bayliss, C.Y. Lumibao, L.C. Moorhead, M. Patel, J.L. Summers, I.M. Ware, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2020. Predicting plant-soil feedback in the field: competitive interactions may reduce plant growth more than stress or disturbance. Frontiers in Ecol Evol. 8:191

Mueller, L.O., S.R. Borstein, E.D. Tague, S.P. Dearth, H.F. Castro, S. R. Campagna, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2020. Population level genetic divergence in Populus angustifolia root metabolomes conditions unique soils. Plant Soil 488:399-411.

Van Nuland, M.E., J. Vincent, I.M. Ware, L.O. Mueller, S.L.J. Bayliss, K. Beals, J.A. Schweitzer & J.K. 2020. Bailey. Soils and intraspecific functional trait variation predict tree range limits. Ecosphere 10:3856-3867.

Selmants, P.C., J.A. Schweitzer, K.L. Adair, L.M. Holeski, R.L. Lindroth, S.C. Hart & T.G. Whitham. 2019. Genetic variation in tree leaf chemistry predicts the abundance and activity of autotrophic soil microorganisms. Ecosphere: e02795 doi:10.1002/ecs2.2795.

Wooliver, R.C., A.F.A. Pellegrini, B. Waring, B.Z. Houlton, C. Averill, J. Schimel, L.O. Hedin, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2019. Changing perspectives on terrestrial nitrogen cycling: the importance of weathering and evolved traits.

Ware, I.M., M.E. Van Nuland, J.A. Schweitzer, Z. Yang, C.W. Schadt, L.C. Sidak-Loftis, N.E. Stone, J.D. Busch, D.M. Wagner, & J.K. Bailey. 2019. Evolution due to climate warming alters the linkage between genes and ecosystems. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.14553

Ware, I.M., C.R. Fitzpatrick, A. Senthilnathan, S.L.J. Bayliss, K.K. Beals, L.O. Mueller, J.L. Summers, R.C. Wooliver, M.E. Van Nuland, M.T. Kennison, E.P. Palkovacs, J.A. Schweitzer & J.K. Bailey. 2019. Feedbacks link ecosystem ecology and evolution across spatial and temporal scales: empirical evidence and future directions. Functional Ecology 33:31-42.

Govaert, L., E.A. Fronhofer, S. Lion, C. Eizaguirre, D. Bronte, M. Egas, A.P. Hendry, A De Brito Martins, C.J. Melian, J.A.M. Raeymaekers, I.I. Ratikainen, B-E. Saether, J.A. Schweitzer & B. Matthews. 2019. Eco-evo feedbacks – theoretical models and perspectives. Functional Ecology 33:13-30.

Van Nuland, M.E., I.M. Ware, J.A. Schweitzer & J.K. Bailey. 2019. Ecosystem feedbacks contribute to geographic variation in plant-soil eco-evolutionary dynamics across a fertility gradient. Functional Ecology 33:95-106.

Senior, J., B.M. Potts, J.O’Reilly-Wapstra, A. Bissett, R.C. Wooliver, M. Glen, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2018. Phylogenetic trait conservatism predicts plant-soil feedbacks. Ecosphere 9:e02409.

Senior, J.K., J.M. O’Reilly-Wapstra, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey & B.M. Potts. 2018. Forest fire may disrupt plant-microbial feedbacks. Plant Ecology 219:497-504.

Wooliver, R.C., M.E. Van Nuland, J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2018. Soil fungi underlie a phylogenetic pattern in plant growth responses to nitrogen enrichment. Journal of Ecology 106:2161-2175. “Editors Choice”

Des Roches, S. Post, D.M., N.E. Turley, J.K. Bailey, A.P. Hendry, M.T. Kinnison, J.A. Schweitzer, E.P. Palkovacs. 2018. The ecological importance of biodiversity within species. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2:57-64.

Schweitzer, J.A., M.E. Van Nuland & J.K. Bailey. 2018. Do trees build nests? Above- and belowground interactions link ecosystem ecology and evolution. In: Aboveground-Belowground Community Interactions. Edited by. T. Ohgushi, S. Wurst, S. Johnson. Springer Ecological Series.

*Pfennigwerth A.A., M. Van Nuland, J.K. Bailey and J.A. Schweitzer. 2017. Plant-soil feedbacks may mediate shrub expansion in declining forests, but only in the right light. Journal of Ecology. 106:179-194.

*Pfennigwerth A.A., J.K. Bailey and J.A. Schweitzer. 2017. Trait variation along elevation gradients in a dominant woody shrub is population-specific and driven by plasticity. AoB Plants 9:plx027. “Editors Choice”

*Wooliver, R.C., Z.H. Marion, C.R. Peterson, B.M. Potts, J.K. Senior, J.K. Bailey and J.A. Schweitzer. 2017. Phylogeny is a powerful tool for predicting plant biomass responses to nitrogen enrichment. Ecology 98:2120-2132.

*Mueller, L.O., L.C.Breza, M.A. Genung, C.P. Giardina, N.E. Stone, L.C. Sidak-Loftis, J.D. Busch, D.M. Wagner, J.K. Bailey and J.A. Schweitzer. 2017. Ecosystem consequences of plant genetic divergence with colonization of new habitat. Ecosphere 8:E01743.

Van Nuland, M.E., J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2017. Divergent plant-soil feedbacks could alter future elevation ranges and ecosystem dynamics. Nature Ecology & Evolution. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0150.

*Senior, J.K., B.M. Potts, N.W. Davies, R.C. Wooliver, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey, J.M. O’Reilly-Wapstra. 2016. Phylogenetic signal in the root chemical traits of Eucalyptus: implications for belowground ecological interactions. J. Chemical Ecology 42:1086-1097.

Fischer, D.G., C.J. LeRoy, E. Hersch-Green, R. Bangert, G.M. Wimp, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey, C. Dirks, S.C. Hart, T.G. Whitham. 2016. Tree genetics strongly affects tree productivity but intra-specific diversity-productivity does not. Functional Ecology 31:520-529.

Bailey, J.K. and J.A. Schweitzer. 2016. The rise of plant soil feedbacks. Functional Ecology 30:1030-1031.

*Van Nuland M.E., R.C. Wooliver, A. Pfennigwerth, L. Mueller, I. Ware, Q. Read, J. Fordyce, J.A. Schweitzer and J.K. Bailey. 2016. Plant-soil feedbacks: connecting ecosystem ecology and evolution. 30:1032-1042.

*Wooliver, R., A. Pfennigwerth, J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2016. Past selection explains contemporary plant responses to increased soil nitrogen. Functional Ecology 30:1099-1108.

*LeRoy, C.J., D. Fischer, W. Andrews, L. Belleveau, C. Barlow, J. Schweitzer, J. Bailey, J. Marks, J. Kallestad. 2016. Salmon carcasses influence genetic linkages between forests and streams. Can. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0439)

Read Q.D., S.M. Hoban, M. Eppinga, J.A. Schweitzer and J.K. Bailey. 2016. Have we overestimated the importance of biodiversity? Implications of hierarchical genetic variation for biodiversity and ecosystem function. Oikos 125:895-904.

Lamit, L.J., P.E. Busby, M.K. Lau, Z.G. Compson, T. Wojtowicz, A.R. Keith M.S. Zinkgraf, J.A. Schweitzer, S.M. Shuster, C.A. Gehring and T.G. Whitham. 2015. Tree genotype mediates covariance among diverse communities from microbes to arthropods. Journal of Ecology 103:840-850.

*C.E. Gorman, B.M. Potts, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey. 2014. Shifts in species interactions due to the evolution of functional differences between endemics and non-endemics: An endemic syndrome hypothesis. PLoS One 9(10) e111190.

*Wooliver, R., J. Senior, J. O’Reilly-Wapstra, J.A. Langley, S.K. Chapman, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey. 2014. Evolutionary history and novel biotic interactions determine plant responses to elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization 9(12): e114596.

Genung M.A., J.A. Schweitzer, N. Omomo, J.K. Bailey. 2014. Phylogenetic diversity, herbivory, and ecosystem function. PeerJ, e288. doi:10.7717/peerj.288.

*Gorman, C.E., Q.D. Read, M.E. Van Nuland, J.A.M. Bryant, J.N. Welch, J.T. Altobelli, M.J. Douglas, M.A. Genung, E.N. Haag, D.N. Jones, H.E. Long, A.D. Wilburn, J.A. Schweitzer and J.K. Bailey. 2014. Phylogenetic similarity aboveground leads to community similarity belowground through conservatism of functional traits. AoB Plants 5:plt049.

*Van Nuland, M.E., E.N. Haag, J.A.M. Bryant, Q.D. Read, R.N. Klein, M.J. Douglas, C.E. Gorman, T.D. Greenwell, M.W. Busby, J. Collins, J. LeRoy, G. Schuchmann, J.A. Schweitzer and J. K. Bailey. 2014. Fire promotes pollinator visitation: Implications for ameliorating declines of pollination services. PLoS One 8:79853.

*Schweitzer, J.A., Ivan Juric, T. van der Voorde, K. Clay, J.K. Bailey. 2014. Are there evolutionary consequences of plant-soil feedback? Functional Ecology 28:55-64.

Fischer, D.G., A.T. Classen, S.K. Chapman, C.A. Gehring, K.C. Grady, J.A. Schweitzer and T.G. Whitham. 2013. Marschner Review: Can plant genes mediate plant and soil responses to climate change? Plant Soil 379:1-19.

Schweitzer, J.A. and J.K. Bailey. 2013. Community Genetics. Oxford Online Bibliographies, Oxford University Press.

Bailey, J.K., M.A. Genung, I. Ware, C.E. Gorman, M. Van Nuland, H. Long and J.A. Schweitzer. 2013. Indirect genetic effects: An evolutionary mechanism linking feedbacks, genotypic diversity, and coadaptation in a climate change context. Functional Ecology 28: 87-95.

Bailey, J.K., R.K. Bangert, M.A. Genung, J.A. Schweitzer, and G.M. Wimp. 2013. Community Ecology. In “Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability: Ecosystem Management and Sustainability”. Berkshire Publishing Group, Great Barrington, MA, USA.

*Genung, M.A., J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2013. Belowground interactions shift the relative importance of direct and indirect genetic effects. Ecology & Evolution 3:1692-1701.

*Pregitzer, C.C., J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2013. Genetic x environment interactions determine soil carbon and nitrogen cycling. Ecology & Evolution 3:2322-2333.

*Senior, J. J. O’Reilly-Wapstra, J.A. Schweitzer, S.K. Chapman, D. Steane, J.A. Langley, J.K. Bailey. 2013. Phylogeny drives forest response to global change. PLoSONE 8:e60088.

Chapman, S.C., G.S. Newman, J.A. Schweitzer, S.C. Hart and G.W. Koch. 2013. Leaf litter mixtures alter microbial community development: mechanisms for non-additive effects in litter decomposition. PloSONE 8:e62671.

*Genung, M.A., J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2013. The afterlife of interspecific indirect genetic effects: Ecosystem processes as the gene-less products of genetically-based interactions. PLoSONE 8:e53718.

Van der Putten, W.H., R.D. Bardgett, J.D. Bever, T.M. Bezemer, B.B. Casper,T. Fukami, P. Kardol, J.N. Klironomos, A.Kulmatiski, J.A. Schweitzer, K.N. Suding, T.F.J. Van de Voorde, D.A. Wardle. 2013. Plant-soil feedback: the past, present and future challenges. Journal of Ecology 101:265-276.

*Felker-Quinn, E., J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey. 2013. Meta-analysis reveals evolution in invasive plant species but little support for Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability (EICA). Ecology & Evolution 3:739-751.

*Keubbing S., M.A. Rodriguez-Cabal, D. Fowler, L. Breza, J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2012. Resource availability and plant diversity explain the invasion of an exotic grass. Plant Ecology 6:141-149.

*Bailey, J.K., Schweitzer, J.A., Úbeda, F., Zinkgraf, M., Fitzpatrick, B.M., O’Reilly-Wapstra, J., Rehill, B.J., LeRoy, C.J., Potts, B.M., Whitham, T.G., Genung, M.A., Fischer, D.G., Pregitzer, C.C., & Keith, A. 2012. From genes to ecosystems: Emerging concepts bridging ecological and evolutionary dynamics. Ecological Reviews. The ecology of plant secondary metabolites: from genes to landscapes. edited by G.R. Iason, M. Dicke, and S.E. Hartley. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Schweitzer J.A., J.K. Bailey, D.G. Fischer, C.J. LeRoy, T.G. Whitham, S.C. Hart. 2012. Functional and heritable consequences of plant genotype on community composition and ecosystem processes. In: T. Ohgushi, O. Schmitz, R. Holt (eds) Interaction richness and complexity: Ecological and evolutionary aspects of trait-mediated indirect interactions. British Ecological Society pp. 371-390.

Van der Putten, W.H., R.D. Bardgett, J.D. Bever, T.M. Bezemer, B.B. Casper,T. Fukami, P. Kardol, J.N. Klironomos, A.Kulmatiski, J.A. Schweitzer, K.N. Suding, T.F.J. Van de Voorde, D.A. Wardle. 2013. Plant-soil feedback: the past, present and future challenges. Journal of Ecology 101:265-276. Download PDF

*Felker-Quinn, E., J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey. 2013. Meta-analysis reveals evolution in invasive plant species but little support for Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability (EICA). Ecology & Evolution (DOI:10.1002/ece3.488). Download PDF

*Genung, M.A., J.K. Bailey & J.A. Schweitzer. 2013. The afterlife of interspecific indirect genetic effects: Ecosystem processes as the gene-less products of genetically-based interactions. PLoSONE 8:e53718. Download PDF

*Schweitzer, J.A., M.D. Madritch, E. Felker-Quinn, J.K. Bailey. 2012. From genes to ecosystems: How plant genetics links above- and below-ground processes. In: Soil ecology and ecosystem services (D. Wall, ed). Oxford University Press, UK. Pg. 82-98. Download PDF

*Lojewski, N., D. Fischer, J.A. Schweitzer, T.G. Whitham, S.C. Hart. 2012. Genetic components to belowground carbon fluxes in a riparian forest ecosystem: A common garden approach. New Phytologist 195:631-639. Download PDF

*Genung M.A., G.M. Crutsinger, J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer, N.J. Sanders. 2012. Goldenrod genotypic diversity determines the relative importance of plant genotype and spatial patterns to aphid abundance. Oecologia 168:167-174. Download PDF

*Smith, D.S., J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey, P. Turk, S.C. Hart, S.M. Shuster, T.G. Whitham. 2012. Fitness consequences of intra-specific plant-soil feedback. Plant and Soil 352:243-251. Download PDF

*Lessard, J.P., W.N. Reynolds, W.A. Bunn, M.A. Genung, M.A. Cregger, E. Felker-Quinn, A.N. Barrios-Garcia, M.L. Stevenson, R.M. Lawton, C.B. Brown, M. Patrick, J.H. Rock, M.A. Jenkins, J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2012. Conservation of effect strength through understory, litter and soil communities following deer herbivory. Basic and Applied Ecology 13:59-66. Download PDF

*Genung, M.A., J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2012. Welcome to the neighborhood: Interspecific genotype by genotype interactions in Solidago influence above- and belowground biomass and associated communities. Ecology Letters 15:65-73. Download PDF

*LeRoy, C.J., D.G. Fischer, K. Halstead, M. Pryor, J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2011. Fungal endophyte slows in-stream litter decomposition. Freshwater Biology 56:1426-1433. Download PDF

DeGraff, M.-A., C.W. Schadt, K. Rula, J. Six, J.A. Schweitzer, A.T. Classen. 2011. Interactions among elevated [CO2] and plant species diversity shape root decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43:2347-2354. Download PDF

*Blue, J.D., L. Souza, A.T. Classen, J.A. Schweitzer, N.J. Sanders. 2011. Soil nitrogen amendments and insect herbivory alter above-and belowground plant biomass in an old-field ecosystem. Oecologia 167:771-780. Download PDF

*Felker-Quinn E., J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer. 2011. Soil biota drive expression of genetic variation and development of population-specific feedbacks in an invasive plant. Ecology 92:1208-1214. Download PDF

*Genung, M.A., F. Ubeda, B. Fitzpatrick, J.A. Schweitzer, C.C. Pregitzer, E. Felker-Quinn, J.K. Bailey. 2011. Genetic variation and community change-selection, evolution and feedbacks. Functional Ecology 25:408–419. Download PDF

Schweitzer J.A., D.G. Fischer, B.J. Rehill, S.C. Wooley, S.A. Woolbright, R.L. Lindroth, T.G. Whitham, D.R. Zak and S.C. Hart. 2011. Forest gene diversity influences the composition and function of soil microbial communities. Invited contribution to Special Feature “linking genome to ecosystems’, Population Ecology 53:35-46. Download PDF

*Whitham, T.G. Gehring, C.A., Evans, L.M. , LeRoy, C.J. , Bangert, R.K. , Schweitzer, J.A., Allan, G.J. Barbour, R.C., Fischer, D.G., Potts, B.M. and J.K. Bailey. 2010. A Community and ecosystem genetics approach to conservation biology and management. In: Molecular Approaches in Natural Resource Conservation. J.A. DeWoody, J.W. Bickham, C. Michler, K. Nichols, O.E. Rhodes, and K. Woeste (eds), Cambridge University Press. Pp. 50-73. Download PDF

*Pregitzer, C.C., J.K. Bailey, S.C. Hart and J.A. Schweitzer. 2010. Soils as agents of selection: Feedbacks between plants and soils alter seedling survival and performance. Evolutionary Ecology 24:1045-1059. Download PDF

Fischer, D.G., S.C. Hart, J.A. Schweitzer, P.C. Selmants, T.G. Whitham. 2010. Soil nitrogen availability co-varies with plant genetic variation across diverse river drainages. Plant and Soil 331:391-400. Download PDF

*Genung, M.A., J.P. Lessard, C.B. Brown, W.A. Bunn, M.A. Cregger, E. Felker-Quinn, A.S. Hartley, W.N. Reynolds, M.L. Stevenson, G.M. Crutsinger, J.A. Schweitzer and J.K. Bailey. 2010. Non-additive effects of genotypic diversity shape pollinator communities of Solidago altissima. PLoS One 5:1-7. Download PDF

Nunez, M.A., J.K. Bailey and J.A. Schweitzer. 2010. Population, community and ecosystem effects of exotic herbivores: a growing global concern. Biological Invasions 12:297-301. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K. and J.A. Schweitzer. 2010. The role of plant resistance and tolerance to herbivory in mediating the effects of introduced herbivores. Biological Invasions 12:337-351. Download PDF

*Stritar, M.L. J.A. Schweitzer, S.C. Hart and J.K. Bailey. 2010. Introduced mammalian herbivore decelerates ecosystem processes after fire. Biological Invasions 12:313-324. Download PDF

*Lojewski, N.J. D.G. Fischer, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey, T.G. Whitham and S.C. Hart. 2009. Plant genetic variation across scales influences net primary productivity in Populus. Tree Physiology 29:1133-1142. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., A.P. Hendry, M.T. Kinnison, D.M. Post, E.P. Palkovacs, F. Pelletier, L.J. Harmon and J.A. Schweitzer. 2009. From genes to ecosystems:an emerging synthesis of eco-evolutionary dynamics. New Phytologist 184:746-749. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., J.A. Schweitzer, J. Koricheva, M.D. Madritch, C.J. LeRoy, B.J. Rehill, R.K. Bangert, D.G. Fisher, G. Allen, and T.G. Whitham. 2009. Community and ecosystem consequences of gene flow and genotypic diversity across systems and environments: A meta-analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 364:1607-1616. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., M.D. Madritch, J.K. Bailey, C.J. LeRoy, D.G. Fischer, B.J. Rehill, R.L. Lindroth, T.G. Whitham. 2008. Review – Ecological impacts of foliar condensed tannins: a genes-to-ecosystem approach. Ecosystems 11:1005-1020. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., J.K. Bailey, D.G. Fischer, C.J. LeRoy, E.V. Lonsdorf, T.G. Whitham, and S.C. Hart. 2008. Soil microorganism-plant interactions: Heritable relationships between plant genotype and associated microorgansims. Ecology 89:773-781. Download PDF

Whitham, T.G. S.P. DiFazio, J.A. Schweitzer, S.M. Shuster, G.J. Allen, J.K. Bailey, S.A. Woolbright. 2008. Extending genomics to natural communities and ecosystems. Science 320: 492-495. Download PDF

Bangert, R.K., E.V. Lonsdorf, G.M. Wimp, S.M. Shuster, D.G. Fisher, J.A. Schweitzer, G.A. Allan, J.K. Bailey and T.G. Whitham. 2008. Genetic structure of a foundation species: scaling community phenotypes from the individual to the region. Heredity 100:121-131. Download PDF

*Crutsinger, G.M., M.N. Habenicht, A.T. Classen, J.A. Schweitzer and N.J. Sanders. 2008.Galling by Rhopalomyia solidaginis alters Solidago altissima architecture and litter nutrient dynamics in an old-field ecosystem. Plant and Soil 303:95-103. Download PDF

Irschick, D., J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer, J.F. Husak, and J. Meyers. 2007. New directions for studying selection in nature: studies of performance and communities. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80:567-577. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., J.K. Bailey, R.K. Bangert, S.C. Hart and T.G. Whitham. 2007. The role of plant genetic variation in determining above- and belowground microbial communities. In: M.J. Bailey, A.K. Lilley, T.M. Timms-Wilson & P.T.N. Spencer-Phillips. Microbial ecology of aerial plant surfaces. CABI Publishing, Oxford University Press.

Bailey, J.K., D.J. Irschick, J.A. Schweitzer, B.J. Rehill, R.L. Lindroth, and T.G. Whitham. 2007. Selective herbivory by elk results in rapid shifts in the chemical composition of aspen forests. Biological Invasions 9:715-722. Download PDF

Whitham, T.G., J.K. Bailey, J.A. Schweitzer, S.M. Shuster, R.K. Bangert, C.J. LeRoy, E. Lonsdorf, G.J. Allan, S.P. DiFazio, B.M. Potts, D.G. Fischer, C.A. Gehring, R.L. Lindroth, J. Marks, S.C. Hart, G.M. Wimp and S.C. Wooley. 2006. A framework for community and ecosystem genetics: From genes to ecosystems. Nature Reviews Genetics 7:510-523. Download PDF

Bangert, R.K. R. J. Turek, B. Rehill, G.M. Wimp, J.A. Schweitzer, G.J. Allan, J.K. Bailey, G.D. Martinsen, P. Keim, R.L. Lindroth, and T.G. Whitham. 2006. A genetic similarity rule determines arthropod community structure. Molecular Ecology 15:1379-1391. Download PDF

Rehill, B.J., T.G. Whitham, G.D. Martinsen, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey and R.L. Lindroth. 2006. Developmental trajectories in cottonwood phytochemistry. J. Chem. Ecol. 32: 2269-2285. Download PDF

Chapman, S.C., J.A. Schweitzer and T.G. Whitham. 2006. Herbivory differentially alters plant litter dynamics of evergreen and deciduous trees: the importance of “afterlife” effects. Oikos 114:566-574. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., J.K. Bailey, S.C. Hart, G.M. Wimp, S.C. Chapman and T.G. Whitham. 2005. The interaction of plant genotype and herbivory decelerate leaf litter decomposition and alters nutrient dynamics. Oikos 110:133-145. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., J.K. Bailey, S.C. Hart and T.G. Whitham. 2005. Non-additive effects of mixing cottonwood genotypes on litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics. Ecology 86:2834-2840. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., R. Deckert, J.A. Schweitzer, B.J. Rehill, R.L. Lindroth, C. Gehring, and T.G. Whitham. 2005. Host-plant genetics affect hidden ecological players: Links among Populus, condensed tannins and fungal endophyte infection. Canadian Journal of Botany 83:356-362. Download PDF

Whitham, T.G., E. Lonsdorf, J.A. Schweitzer, J.K. Bailey, D.G. Fischer, S.M. Shuster, R.L. Lindroth, S.C. Hart, G.J. Allan, C.A. Gehring, P. Keim, B.M. Potts, J. Marks, B.J. Rehill, S.P. DiFazio, C.J. LeRoy, G.M. Wimp, and S. Woolbright. 2005. “All effects of a gene on the world”: extended phenotypes, feedbacks and multi-level selection. Ecoscience 12:5-7. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., R.K. Bangert, J.A. Schweitzer, R.T. Trotter, S.M. Shuster and T.G. Whitham. 2004. Broadsense heritability of fractal architecture in trees. Evolution 58:2100-2102. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., J.K. Bailey, B.J. Rehill, S.C. Hart, R.L. Lindroth, P. Keim and T.G. Whitham. 2004. Genetically based trait in dominant tree affects ecosystem processes. Ecology Letters 7:127-134. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., J.A. Schweitzer, B.J. Rehill, R.L. Lindroth, P. Keim, T.G. Whitham. 2004. Beavers as molecular geneticists: a genetic basis to the foraging of an ecosystem engineer. Ecology 85:603-608. Download PDF

Whitham, T.G., G.D. Martinsen, W. Young, C.A. Gehring, J.A. Schweitzer, S.M. Shuster, G.M. Wimp, J.K. Bailey, R.D. Fischer, R. Lindroth and P. Keim. 2003. Community and ecosystem genetics: A consequence of the extended phenotype. Ecology 84:559-573. Download PDF

Bailey, J.K., J.A. Schweitzer, G.D. Martinsen, M.A. Howe, T.G. Whitham. 2002. Beaver preference and plant species shifts: Implications for exotic invasions. Pages 180-188 in Proceedings from the 11th International Conf. of Exotic Invasions of Aquatic Systems. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A., G.D. Martinsen and T.G. Whitham. 2002. Cottonwood hybrids gain fitness traits of both parents: a mechanism for their long-term persistence? Am. Journal of Bot. 89:981-990. Download PDF

Whitham, T.G., and J.A. Schweitzer. 2002. Leaves as islands of spatial and temporal variation: consequences for plant herbivores, pathogens, communities and ecosystems. Pages 279-298 in Phyllosphere Microbiology (S.E. Lindow, E.I. Hecht-Poinar, and V.J. Elliott, eds.). APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota. Download PDF

Bailey,J.K., J.A. Schweitzer and T.G. Whitham. 2001. Salt cedar negatively affects biodiversity of aquatic macro-invertebrates. Wetlands 21:442-447. Download PDF

Schweitzer, J.A. and K.C. Larson. 1999. Greater morphological plasticity of exotic honeysuckle species may make them better invaders than native species. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 21:15-23. Download PDF

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