Plant ecology

  • Grace, J.B., P.B. Adler, E. W. Seabloom, E. T. Borer, H. Hillebrand, Y. Hautier, A. Hector, W. S. Harpole, L. R. O'Halloran, T. M. Anderson, J. D. Bakker, C. S. Brown, Y. M. Buckley, S. L. Collins, K. L. Cottingham, M. J. Crawley, E. I. Damschen, K. F. Davies, N. M. DeCrappeo, P. A. Fay, J. Firn, D. S. Gruner, N. Hagenah, V. L. Jin, K. P. Kirkman, J. M. H. Knops, K. J. La Pierre, J. G. Lambrinos, B. A. Melbourne, C. E. Mitchell, J. L. Moore, J. W. Morgan, J. L. Orrock, S. M. Prober, C. J. Stevens, P. D. Wragg, J. P. and L. H. Yang. 2012. Response to comments on “Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness”. Science 335: 1441-1442.
  • Lunt, I.D., S.M. Prober, and J.W. Morgan 2012. How do fire regimes affect ecosystem structure, function and diversity in grasslands and grassy woodlands of southern Australia? In: Flammable Australia: Fire Regimes, Biodiversity and Ecosystems in a Changing World. Eds. RA Bradstock, AM Gill and RJ Williams. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.
  • Morgan, J.W. and B.J. Farmilo 2012. Community (re)organization in an experimentally fragmented forest landscape: insights from occupancy–scale patterns of common plant species. Journal of Vegetation Science DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01412.x
  • Scott, A.J. and J.W. Morgan 2012. Resilience, persistence and relationship to standing vegetation in soil seed banks of semi-arid Australian old fields. Applied Vegetation Science 15: 48-61.
  • Scott, A.J. and J.W. Morgan 2012. Dispersal and microsite limitation in Australian old fields. Oecologia doi: 10.1007/s00442-012-2285-0
  •  Adler, P. B., E. W. Seabloom, E. T. Borer, H. Hillebrand, Y. Hautier, A. Hector, W. S. Harpole, L. R. O'Halloran, J. B. Grace, T. M. Anderson, J. D. Bakker, L. A. Biederman, C. S. Brown, Y. M. Buckley, L. B. Calabrese, C.-J. Chu, E. E. Cleland, S. L. Collins, K. L. Cottingham, M. J. Crawley, E. I. Damschen, K. F. Davies, N. M. DeCrappeo, P. A. Fay, J. Firn, P. Frater, E. I. Gasarch, D. S. Gruner, N. Hagenah, J. Hille Ris Lambers, H. Humphries, V. L. Jin, A. D. Kay, K. P. Kirkman, J. A. Klein, J. M. H. Knops, K. J. La Pierre, J. G. Lambrinos, W. Li, A. S. MacDougall, R. L. McCulley, B. A. Melbourne, C. E. Mitchell, J. L. Moore, J. W. Morgan, B. Mortensen, J. L. Orrock, S. M. Prober, D. A. Pyke, A. C. Risch, M. Schuetz, M. D. Smith, C. J. Stevens, L. L. Sullivan, G. Wang, P. D. Wragg, J. P. Wright, and L. H. Yang. 2011. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science 333: 1750-1753.
  • Briggs, A.L. & Morgan, J.W. 2011. Post-cultivation recovery of biological soil crusts in semi-arid native grasslands, southern Australia. Journal of Arid Environments in press.
  • Briggs, A.L. & Morgan, J.W. 2011. Seed characteristics and soil surface patch type interact to affect germination of semi-arid woodland species. Plant Ecology 212: 91-103.
  • Firn, J., Moore, J., MacDougall, A.S., Borer, E.T., Seabloom, E.W., HilleRisLambers, J., Harpole, W.S., Cleland, E.E., Brown, C.S., Knops, J.M.H., Prober, S.M., Pyke, D.A., Farrell, K.A., Bakker, J.D., O’Halloran, L.R., Adler, P.B., Collins, S.L., D’Antonia, C.M., Crawley, M.J., Wolkovich, E.M., La Pierre, K.J., Melbourne, B.A., Hautier, Y., Morgan, J.W., Leakey, A.D.B., Kay, A., McCulley, R., Davies, K.F., Stevens, C.J., Chu, C-J., Holl, K.D., Klein, J.A.,Fay, P.A., Hagenah, N., Kirkman, K.P. & Buckley, Y.M. 2011. Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecology Letters 14: 274-281.
  • Geddes, L.S., Lunt, I.D., Smallbone, L.T. & Morgan, J.W. 2011. Old-field colonization by trees and shrubs following land-use change: could this be Victoria’s largest example of landscape recovery? Ecological Management and Restoration 12: 31-36.
  • Morgan, J.W., Cutler, S.C. & Wong, N.K. 2011. Life-form species-area curves in temperate eucalypt woodlands. Plant Ecology
  • Schultz, N.L., Morgan, J.W. & Lunt, I.D. 2011. Effects of grazing exclusion on plant species richness and phytomass accumulation vary across a regional productivity gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 130-142.
  • Venn, S.E., Green, K., Pickering, C.M. and Morgan, J.W. 2011.Using plant functional traits to explain community composition across a strong environmental filter in Australian alpine snowpatches. Plant Ecology 212: 1491-1499.
  • Wong, N.K., J. Dorrough and J.W. Morgan 2010. A conceptual model of plant community changes following cessation of cultivation in semi-arid grassland. Applied Vegetation Science 13: 389–402.
  • Lunt, I.D., L.M. Winsemius, S.P. McDonald, J.W. Morgan and R.L. Dehaan 2010. How widespread is woody plant thickening in temperate Australia? Changes in woody vegetation cover in lowland woodland and coastal ecosystems in Victoria from 1989 to 2005. Journal of Biogeography 37, 722–732
  • Mayfield, M. M., I. Aubin, S.P. Bonser, J.W. Morgan, S. McNamara and P.A. Vesk. 2010. What does species richness tell us about functional diversity? Predictions and evidence for species and trait diversity responses to land use change. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19, 423–431.
  • Laliberte, E., J. Wells, F. DeClerck, D. Metcalfe, C. Catterall, C. Queiroz, I. Aubin, S. Bonser, Y. Ding, J.M. Fraterrigo, S. McNamara, J.W. Morgan, D. Sánchez Merlos, P. Vesk and M.M. Mayfield, M. 2010. Land use intensification reduces redundancy and response diversity in plant communities. Ecology Letters 13: 76–86.
  • Price, J.N., N.K. Wong and J.W. Morgan. 2010. Recovery of understorey vegetation after release from a long history of sheep grazing in a herb-rich woodland. Austral Ecology 35, 505–514.

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