David Gibson

Professor of Plant Biology (Biological sciences)

Publications

  • The hierarchy-of-hypotheses approach: A synthesis method for enhancing theory development in ecology and evolution.
  • Plant ecological solutions to global food security
  • Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology
  • Benchmark study on glyphosate-resistant cropping systems in the United States. Part 7: Effects of weed management strategy (grower practices versus academic recommendations) on the weed soil seedbank over 6 years.
  • Alteration of root growth by lettuce, wheat, and soybean in response to wear debris from automotive brake pads.
  • Functional diversity is more sensitive to biotic filters than phylogenetic diversity during community assembly
  • Plant community and phylogenetic shifts in acid seep springs over 49 years following Microstegium vimineum invasion
  • Using integral projection models to compare population dynamics of four closely related species
  • Life history of Achyranthes japonica (Amaranthaceae): an invasive species in southern Illinois 1
  • Nachusa_seed_mixes
  • Nachusa_plant_communities
  • Herbaceous Layer Response to Forest Management at Trail of Tears State Forest from 2014-2018
  • Herbaceous Layer Response to Forest Management at Trail of Tears State Forest from 2014-2018
  • Identifying Sustainable Grassland Management Approaches in Response to the Invasive Legume Lespedeza cuneata: A Functional Group Approach
  • Grassland communities of barrens and hill prairies
  • Disturbance effects on productivity–plant diversity relationships from a 22‐year‐old successional field
  • Taxonomic and phylogenetic composition show biotic resistance to exotic invasion in acid seep springs
  • Herbaceous Layer Response to Forest Management at Trail of Tears State Forest from 2014-2018
  • Herbaceous Layer Response to Forest Management at Trail of Tears State Forest from 2014-2018
  • Reciprocal transplant gardens as gold standard to detect local adaptation in grassland species: New opportunities moving into the 21st century
  • Effect of PPO-Inhibiting Herbicides on the Growth and Sex Ratio of a Dioecious Weed Species Amaranthus palmeri (Palmer Amaranth)
  • The Relationship between Urban Green Space and Urban Expansion Based on Gravity Methods
  • Mass ratio effects underlie ecosystem responses to environmental change
  • Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology
  • Occurrence of an herbicide‐resistant plant trait in agricultural field margins
  • Data from: Intraspecific variation among clones of a naïve rare grass affects competition with an invasive forb
  • Data from: Genetic sorting of subordinate species in grassland modulated by intraspecific variation in dominant species
  • The effect of Andropogon gerardii ecotype on species composition and functional trait variation in a prairie community
  • Light quality reduction by four Amaranthaceae species
  • Data from: Phylogenetic diversity is maintained despite richness losses over time in restored tallgrass prairie plant communities
  • Data from: No effect of seed source on multiple aspects of ecosystem functioning during ecological restoration: cultivars compared to local ecotypes of dominant grasses
  • Trigonelline accumulation in leaves of Panicum virgatum seedlings.
  • Genetic sorting of subordinate species in grassland modulated by intraspecific variation in dominant species.
  • Intraspecific variation among clones of a naive rare grass affects competition with a nonnative, invasive forb.
  • Convergent and contingent community responses to grass source and dominance during prairie restoration across a longitudinal gradient.
  • No effect of seed source on multiple aspects of ecosystem functioning during ecological restoration: cultivars compared to local ecotypes of dominant grasses.
  • Temporal dynamics of plant community regeneration sources during tallgrass prairie restoration
  • Dissolution of copper and iron from automotive brake pad wear debris enhances growth and accumulation by the invasive macrophyte Salvinia molesta Mitchell.
  • Accelerated succession following an intense wind storm in an oak-dominated forest
  • What determines "suitable habitat" for metapopulation studies? An analysis of environmental gradients and species assemblages in xeric forest openings
  • Characterizing the microhabitats of exotic species in Illinois shale barrens
  • Ecotypic variation in forage nutrient value of a dominant prairie grass across a precipitation gradient
  • Data from: Phylogenetic diversity reveals hidden patterns related to population source and species pools during restoration
  • Can weeds enhance profitability? Integrating ecological concepts to address crop‐weed competition and yield quality
  • Nachusa_site_characteristics
  • Species cover data (%) _2006 to 2009_Figs 1-5
  • Is phylogenetic and functional trait diversity a driver or a consequence of grassland community assembly?
  • Functional response of subordinate species to intraspecific trait variability within dominant species
  • Do No Harm: Efficacy of a Single Herbicide Application to Control an Invasive Shrub While Minimizing Collateral Damage to Native Species
  • Mass ratio effects underlie ecosystem responses to environmental change
  • Journal of Ecology news
  • Announcement
  • Journal of Ecology News
  • Journal of Ecology News
  • The relationship between the soil seed bank and above-ground vegetation of a coastal barrier island.
  • The effect of seeds of exotic species transported via horse dung on vegetation along trail corridors.
  • A new method for measuring nutrient supply rates in soils using ion-exchange resins.
  • The natural revegetation of lead/zinc mine spoil in northeastern Oklahoma.
  • Stream insect occupancy-frequency patterns and metapopulation structure.
  • Species frequency dynamics in an old-field succession: Effects of disturbance, fertilization and scale.
  • The Natural Revegetation of Lead/Zinc Mine Spoil in Northeastern Oklahoma
  • Ordination Analysis
  • Succession
  • Journal of Ecology News
  • Journal of Ecology news
  • Experimental Analysis of Intermediate Disturbance and Initial Floristic Composition: Decoupling Cause and Effect
  • Editorial
  • The Maintenance of Plant and Soil Heterogeneity in Dune Grassland
  • Journal of Ecology news
  • Effects of Animal Disturbance on Tallgrass Prairie Vegetation
  • Second survey of current research in the New Jersey Pine Barrens
  • Festuca arundinacea Schreber (F. elatior L. ssp. arundinacea (Schreber) Hackel).
  • Water dispersal of vegetative bulbils of the invasive exotic Dioscorea oppositifolia L. in southern Illinois.
  • Breeding system, branching processes, hybrid swarm theory, and the humped-back diversity relationship as additional explanations for apparent monophyly in the Macaronesian island flora.
  • Eighteen years of herbaceous layer recovery of a recreation area in a mesic forest.
  • Microhabitat factors and the distribution of exotic species across forest edges in temperate deciduous forest of southern Illinois, USA.
  • Elevated carbon dioxide results in smaller populations of the bird cherry-oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi.
  • Festuca longifolia Thuill. (F. glauca auct. non Vill., F. glauca var. caesia (Sm.) Howarth, F. caesia Sm.).
  • Using local seeds in prairie restoration--data support the paradigm.
  • Conservation genetics of two co-dominant grass species in an endangered grassland ecosystem.
  • Mechanisms for dominance in an early successional old field by the invasive non-native Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don.
  • Genetic diversity and competitive abilities of Dalea purpurea (Fabaceae) from remnant and restored grasslands.
  • Life history of Microstegium vimineum (Poaceae), an invasive grass in southern Illinois.
  • Endophyte infection levels of native and naturalized fescues in Illinois and England.
  • The core-satellite species hypothesis provides a theoretical basis for Grime's classification of dominant, subordinate, and transient species.
  • Random amplified polymorphic DNA variation among remnant big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii vitman) populations from Arkansas' grand prairie
  • The generation potential of a threatened southern Illinois shale barren.
  • Designs for greenhouse studies of interactions between plants.
  • Permutation of Two-Term Local Quadrat Variance Analysis: General concepts for interpretation of peaks.
  • Parallel analysis: a method for determining significant principal components.
  • Population structure and spatial pattern in the dioecious shrub Ceratiola ericoides.
  • Clonal propagation, local disturbance, and the structure of vegetation: ericaceous shrubs in the pine barrens of New Jersey.
  • Mycorrhizal influence on intra- and interspecific neighbour interactions among co-occurring prairie grasses.
  • Vegetation--environment relationships in a southern mixed hardwood forest.
  • Effects of animal disturbance on tallgrass prairie vegetation.
  • Topographic and fire effects on the composition and abundance of VA-mycorrhizal fungi in tallgrass prairie.
  • The relationship of sheep grazing and soil heterogeneity to plant spatial patterns in dune grassland.
  • Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.
  • Grassland Biome
  • Are metapopulation species drivers of metacommunity structure in sandstone outcrop communities?

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Gayle Tyree

Undergraduate Researcher - University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

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