Publications

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Sniderhan, A.E.McNickle, G.G., and Baltzer, J.L. (2017) A common garden experiment reveals local adaptation in black spruce (Picea mariana) populations from across western Canada. AoB Plants. In Revision.

McNickle, G.G., Lamb, E.G., Lavender, M., Cahill, J.F. Jr.4, Schamp, B.S., Siciliano, S.D., Condit, R., Hubbell, S.P., and Baltzer, J.L. (2017) Checkerboard score-area relationships reveal spatial scales of plant community structure. Oikos. In Press. DOI | GitHub

Cressman, R., Halloway, A., McNickle, G.G., Apaloo, J., Brown J.S., and Vincent, T.L. (2017) Unlimited Niche Packing in a Lotka-Volterra Competition Game. Theoretical Population Biology. 116: 1-17. DOI

McNickle, G.G., Gonzalez-Meler M.A., Lynch, D.J., Baltzer, J.L. and Brown J.S. (2016) The world's biomes and primary production as a triple tragedy of the commons foraging game played among plants. Procceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 283: . DOI | GitHub

McNickle, G.G., Wallace, C., Baltzer, J.L. (2016) Why do mosses have height? Moss production as a tragedy of the commons game. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 17: 75-93. Link | PDF | GitHub

McNickle, G.G., Deyholos, M.K. and Cahill, J.F. (2016) Nutrient foraging behaviour of four co-occuring perennial grassland plant species alone does not predict behaviour with neighbours. Functional Ecology. 30: 420-430. DOI | Dryad

Apaloo J., Brown, J.S., McNickle, G.G., Vincent, T.L.S. and Vincent, T.L. (2015) ESS versus Nash: Solving Evolutionary Games. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 16: 293-314. Link | PDF

McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. (2014) When Michaelis and Menten met Holling: towards a mechanistic theory of plant nutrient foraging. AoB Plants. 6: plu066. DOI

McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. (2014) An ideal free distribution explains the root production of plants that do not engage in a tragedy of the commons game.. Journal of Ecology. 102(4): 963971. DOI

Cheng W., Parton, W.J., Gonzalez-Meler M.A., McNickle, G.G., Phillips, R, Brzostek, E., and Jastrow, J.D. (2014) Synthesis and Modeling Perspectives of Rhizosphere Priming. New Phytologist. 201(1): 31-44. DOI

McNickle, G.G. Deyholos M.K and Cahill, J.F. Jr. (2013) Ecological and evolutionary implications of single and mixed nitrogen nutrition in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Ecology. 13:28 DOI

McNickle, G.G. and Dybzinski, R. (2013) Plant Ecology and Game theory. Ecology Letters. 16(4):545-555. DOI

McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. (2012) Evolutionary stable strategies for nutrient foraging and below-ground competition in plants. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 14:667687. Link | PDF

Cahill, J.F. Jr., and McNickle, G.G., (2011) The behavioral ecology of nurient foraging by plants Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 42: 289-311. DOI

Taggart, J.M., Cahill, J.F. Jr., McNickle, G.G., and Hall, J.C. (2011) Molecular identification of roots from a grassland community using size differences in fluorescently labeled PCR amplicons of three cpDNA regions. Molecular Ecology Resources. 11(1): 185-195. DOI

Cahill, J.F. Jr, McNickle, G.G., Haag, J.J., Lamb, E.G., Nyanumba, S.M, St Clair, C.C. (2010) Plants integrate information about nutrients and neighbors. Science. 328: 1657 DOI

McNickle, G.G., St Clair, C.C. and Cahill, J.F. Jr. (2009) Focusing the Metaphor: Plant root foraging behaviour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 24:419-426 DOI | Post-print

McNickle, G.G., and Cahill, J.F. Jr. (2009) Plant root growth and the marginal value theorem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 106(12): 4747-4751. DOI | PDF

McNickle, G.G., Cahill, J.F. Jr. and Deyholos M.K. (2008) A PCR based method for the identification of mixed root samples of 10 co-occuring grassland species. Botany. 86: 485-490. DOI

Viswanathan, D.V.,McNickle, G., and Thaler, J.S. (2008) Heterogeneity of plant phenotypes caused by herbivore-specific induced responses influences the spatial distribution of herbivores Ecological Entomology 33(1): 86-94. DOI

McNickle, G.G., Rennie, M.D., and Sprules, W.G. (2006) Changes in Benthic Invertebrate Communities of South Bay, Lake Huron Following Invasion by Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and Potential Effects on Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformus) Diet and Growth. Journal of Great Lakes Research 32:180-193. DOI