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Selected Recent Publications from the Wilsey Lab:

* denotes a graduate student; ** denotes a postdoctoral fellow

*Kaul, A.D. and B.J. Wilsey.  2021.  Exotic species drive patterns of plant species diversity in 93 restored tallgrass prairies.  Ecological Applications e02252

Wilsey, B.J.  2021.  Restoration in the face of changing climate: importance of persistance, priority effects and species diversity.  Restoration Ecology 29:e13132 DOI: 10.1111/rec.13132

Wilsey, B.J., **Xu, X, Polley, H.W., Hofmockel, K. and S.J. Hall.  2020.  Lower soil carbon stocks in exotic vs. native grasslands are due to reduced carbonates. Ecology e03039

**Upton, R.N., **Checinska Sielaff, A., Hofmockel, K.S., Xu, X., Polley, H.W. and B.J. Wilsey. 2020.  Soil depth and grassland origin cooperatively shape microbial community co-occurrence and function.  Ecosphere 11:e02973

**Checinska Sielaff, A., H.W. Polley, *A. Fuentes-Ramirez, K. Hofmockel, and B.J. Wilsey. 2019. Mycorrhizal colonization and its relationship with plant performance differs between exotic and native grassland plant species.  Biological Invasions 21:1981-1991

Craven, D., N. Eisenhauer, W.D. Pearse, Y. Hautier, C. Roscher, F. Isbell,  M. Bahn , M.C. Beierkuhnlein, C.G. Bönisch, N. Buchmann, C. Byun, J.A. Catford, B.E.L. Cerabolini, J.H.C. Cornelissen, J.M. Craine, E. De Luca, A. Ebeling, J.N. Griffin. A. Hector, J. Hines, A. Jentsch, J. Kattge, J. Kreyling, V. Lanta, N. Lemoine, S.T. Meyer,V. Minden, V. Onipchenko, H.W.  Polley, P.B. Reich, J. van Ruijven, B. Schamp, M.D. Smith, N.A. Soudzilovskaia, D. Tilman, A. Weigelt, B. Wilsey, P. Manning.  2018.  Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity-stability relationship.  Nature Ecology and Evolution 2:1579-1587

Wilsey, B.J.  2018.  Biology of Grasslands. Oxford University Press     

*Goodale, K. and B.J. Wilsey. 2018. Exotic grassland species have stronger priority effects and smaller response to rainfall variability than native species.  Plant Ecology 219:429-439

Wilsey, B.J, *L.M. Martin, and *A.D. Kaul.  2018.  Phenology differences between native and novel exotic-dominated grasslands rival the effects of climate change.  Journal of Applied Ecology 55:863-873 DOI:10.1111/1365-2664-1291.

Isbell, F., Craven, D., Connolly, J., Loreau, M., Schmid, B. Beierkuhnlein, C., Bezemer, T.M.,, Bonin, C., Bruelheide, H., de Luca, E., Ebeling, A., Griffin, J., Guo, Q, Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Jentsch, A., Kreyling, J., Lanta, V., Manning, P., Meyer, S.T., Mori, A.S., Naeem, S., Niklaus, P.A., Polley, H.W., Reich, P.B., Roscher, C., Seabloom, E., Smith, M., Thakur, M.P., Tilman, D., Tracy, B.F., van der Putten, W., van Ruijven, J., Weigelt, A., Weisser, W.W., Wilsey, B., and N. Eisenhauer.  2015.  Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes.  Nature 526:574-577

*Martin, L.M., Harris, M. and B.J. Wilsey. 2015.  Phenology and temporal niche overlap differ between novel, exotic- and native-dominated grasslands for plants, but not for pollinators.  Biological Invasions 17:2633-2644

Wilsey, B.J. and *L.M. Martin.  2015.  Top-down control of rare species abundances by native ungulates in a grassland restoration.  Restoration Ecology 23:465-472.

*Martin, L.M. and B.J. Wilsey. 2015.  Novel, exotic-dominated grasslands exhibit altered patterns of beta diversity relative to native grasslands.  Ecology 96:1042-1051

Wilsey, B.J., *Barber, K. and *L.M. Martin.  2015. Exotic grassland species have stronger priority effects than natives regardless of whether they are cultivated or wild genotypes.  New Phytologist 205:928-937

Wilsey, B.J., **Daneshgar, P.P., Hofmockel, K. and H.W. Polley. 2014. Invaded grassland communities have altered stability-maintenance mechanisms but equal stability compared to native communities. Ecology Letters 17:92-100

*Martin, L.M., Polley, H.W., **Daneshgar, P.P., Harris, M.A. and B.J. Wilsey. 2014. Biodiversity, photosynthetic mode, and ecosystem services differ between native and novel ecosystems. Oecologia 175:687-697

*Martin, L.M., and B.J. Wilsey. 2012. Assembly history alters alpha and beta diversity, exotic-native proportions, and ecosystem functioning of restored prairie plant communities. Journal of Applied Ecology 49:1436-1445

*Yurkonis, K.A., Wilsey, B.J. and K.A. Moloney. 2012. Initial plant arrangement affects invasion resistance in experimental grassland plots. Journal of Vegetation Science 23:4-12

*Isbell, F., Calcagno, V., Hector, A., Connolly, J., Harpole, W.S., Reich, P.B., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Tilman, D., van Ruijven, J., Weigelt, A., Wilsey, B.J., Zavaleta, E.S. and M. Loreau. 2011. High plant diversity is needed to maintain ecosystem services.  Nature 477:199-202

Date Last Modified: December 21, 2021

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