|MacDougall Ecology Lab - Publications|
MacDougall, A.S., Seabloom E., Borer E., Firn J. et al. Beyond complementarity: multi-factor effects of native richness underlie the invasion paradox.
Duwyn, A. and MacDougall, A.S. Breakdown of Janzen-Connell population regulation drives recruitment collapse in oaks.
Pinto, S.M. and MacDougall, A.S. Resource-ratios and plant abundance in a species rich oak savanna.
Pinto, S.M., MacDougall, A.S. and Cottenie, K. Structuring mechanisms for rare plant distributions.
Vaness, B., Wilson SD, and MacDougall AS. Root heterogeneity and production in Agropyron cristatum (crested wheatgrass) and native grassland.
Jones, N., MacDougall, A.S., and Husband, B. Climate change impacts buffered by compensatory responses but with potential long-term negative consequences.
Drystek, E. and MacDougall A.S. Small mammals indirectly drive ecosystem function in assembled prairie by selecting for decomposer-resistant plants.
MacDougall, A.S., McCann, K., Geisner, G. and Turkington, R. Diversity loss with persistent human disturbance increases vulnerability to ecosystem collapse. Nature 494: 86–89.
Germain, R., Johnson, L., Schneider, S., Cottenie, K., Gillis, L., and MacDougall, A.S. Spatial variability in plant predation determines the strength of stochastic community assembly. American Naturalist
Ziter, C. and MacDougall, A.S. Nutrients and defoliation increase soil carbon inputs in grassland. Ecology 94: 106-116.
Suding, K., Fukami, T., Harpole, S. Kulmatiski, A., MacDougall, A.S., Stein, C., and Van Der Putten, W. Consequences of plant soil feedbacks in invasion. Journal of Ecology 101: 298-308.
O'Halloran, L, Borer, E., Seabloom, E., MacDougall, A.S., et al. Regional contingencies in the relationship betwen aboveground biomass and litter in the world's grasslands. PLOS One 8(2): e54988.
Caplat, P. et al. Species movements in response to climate change: insights from invasions. Oikos.
Leifso, A., MacDougall AS, Husband, B., Hierro J., Kochy M., Partel M., and Peltzer D. Expansion of a globally pervasive grass occurs without substantial trait differences between home and away populations. Oecologia
Richardson P, MacDougall AS, Stanley A, Kaye T. and Dunwiddie P. (2012) Inversion of dominance-diversity relationships along a latitudinal stress gradient. Ecology.
Richardson P, MacDougall AS, and Larson D. (2012). Fine-scale spatial heterogeneity and incoming seed diversity additively determine plant establishment. Journal of Ecology.
PB Adler, EW Seabloom, ET Borer, H Hillebrand, Y Hautier, A Hector, WS Harpole, LR. O'Halloran, JB Grace, TM Anderson, JD Bakker, LA Biederman, CS Brown, YM Buckley, LB Calabrese, CJ Chu, EE Cleland, SL Collins, KL Cottingham, MJ Crawley, EI Damschen, KF Davies, NM DeCrappeo, PA Fay, J Firn, P Frater, EI Gasarch, DS Gruner, N Hagenah, J HilleRisLambers, H Humphries, VL Jin, AD Kay, KP Kirkman, JA Klein, JMH Knops, KJ La Pierre, JG Lambrinos, W Li, AS MacDougall, RL McCulley, BA Melbourne, CE Mitchell, JL Moore, JW Morgan, B Mortensen, JL Orrock, SM Prober, DA Pyke, AC Risch, M Schuetz, MD Smith, CJ Stevens, LL Sullivan, Gang W, PD Wragg, JP Wright, and LH Yang (2011). Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science 333: 1750-1753.
MacDougall, A.S., Rillig, M., and Klironomos, J. (2011). Weak conspecific feedbacks and exotic dominance in a species-rich savanna. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 2939-2945.
Harnden, J., MacDougall, A.S., and Sikes, B. (2011). Field-based effects of allelopathy in invaded tallgrass prairie. Botany 89: 227-234.
Firn, J, Moore, J., MacDougall, A.S., Borer, E., Seabloom, E., HilleRisLambers, J., Harpole, S., Cleland, E. et al. (2011). Species abundance at home predicts abundance away in grasslands. Ecology Letters 14: 274-281.
MacDougall, A.S. and Wilson, S.D. (2011). Biological invasion doubles belowground productivity but not soil carbon. Ecology 92: 657-664.
Pinto, S.M and MacDougall, A.S. (2010). Dispersal limitation and environmental structure interact to restrict the occupation of optimal habitat. American Naturalist 175: 675-686.
Firn, J., MacDougall, A.S., Schmidt, S. and Buckely, Y.M. (2010). Early emergence and resource availability can competitively favour natives over a functionally-similar invader. Oecologia 163: 775-784.
MacDougall, A.S., Duwyn, A., and Jones, N. (2010). Consumer-based limitations drive oak recruitment failure. Ecology 91: 2092-2099.
2009 and earlier (to 2003)
MacDougall, A.S., Gilbert, B. and Levine, J.L. (2009) Plant invasion and the niche. Journal of Ecology 97: 609–615.
MacDougall, A.S. (2008) Herbivory, hunting, and long-term vegetation change in degraded savanna. Biological Conservation 141: 2174-1283
MacDougall, A.S., Wilson, S.D., and Bakker, J. (2008). Climate variability alters the outcome of long- term community assembly. Journal of Ecology
MacDougall, A.S. and Wilson, S.D. (2007) Herbivory limits recruitment in an old-field seed addition experiment. Ecology 88: 1105-1111.
MacDougall, A.S. and Turkington, R. (2007) Does the type of disturbance matter when restoring disturbance-dependent ecosystems? Restoration Ecology 15: 263-272.(Cover article: June 2007)
MacDougall, A.S., and Turkington, R. (2006) Dispersal, competition, and shifting patterns of diversity in a degraded oak savanna. Ecology 87: 1832-1841.
MacDougall, A.S., Boucher, J., Turkington, R., and Bradfield, G.E. (2006) Patterns of plant invasion along an environmental stress gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 47-56. (Cover article: February 2006).
MacDougall, A.S. (2005). Response of diversity and invasibility to burning in a northern oak savanna. Ecology 86: 3354-3363.
MacDougall, A.S. and Turkington, R. (2005). Are invasive species the drivers or passengers of change in degraded ecosystems? Ecology 86:42-55 (Cover article: January 2005).
MacDougall, A.S. and Turkington, R. (2004). Relative importance of suppression-based and tolerance-based competition in an invaded oak savanna. Journal of Ecology 92: 422-434. (Cover article: June 2004).
MacDougall, A.S., Beckwith, B., and Maslovat, C. (2004). Defining conservation strategies with historical perspectives: a case study from a degraded oak ecosystem. Conservation Biology 18: 455-465.
MacDougall, A.S. (2003). Did Native Americans influence the northward migration of plants during the Holocene? Journal of Biogeography 30: 633-647.