2014. Pringle, E, Novo A, Ableson I, Barbehenn R and Vannette RL. Plant-derived variation in the composition of aphid honeydew and its effects on colonies of aphid-tending ants. 4(21)4065–4079.
2014 Vannette RL and Hunter MD. Genetic variation in plant below-ground response to elevated CO2 and two herbivore species. Plant and Soil. 384:303-314.
2014 Good, A.P.§, Gauthier M.-P., Vannette R.L., and Fukami T. Honey bees avoid nectar colonized by three bacterial species, but not by a yeast species, isolated from the bee gut. PLoS One.
2014 Vannette R.L., and T. Fukami. Historical contingency in species interactions: towards niche-based predictions. Ecology Letters. Vol. 17(1)115-124. OPEN ACCESS.
- F1000 recommended (link)
2013 Vannette R.L., M.D. Hunter, S. Rasmann. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi alter above-and below-ground chemical defense expression differentially among Asclepias species. Frontiers in Plant Science. Vol. 4
2013 Vannette R.L. and M.D. Hunter. Mycorrhizal abundance affects the expression of plant defense and herbivore performance. Journal of Ecology. 101:1019-1029.pdf
2013 Vannette R.L., M-P. Gauthier, and T. Fukami. Nectar bacteria, but not yeast, weaken a plant-pollinator mutualism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280:20122601.pdf
- Commentary: EEB and Flow Blog. The birds and the bees and the microbes.
2012 Vannette R.L. and S. Rasmann. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi mediate below-ground plant–herbivore interactions: a phylogenetic study. Functional Ecology. 26:1033-1042.pdf
2011 Rasmann S., Bauerle T., Poveda, K., Vannette, R.L. Predicting root resistance to herbivores during succession. Functional Ecology. 25:368-379.pdf
2011 Vannette R.L. and M.D. Hunter. Plant Defense Re-Examined: Nonlinear expectations based on the costs and benefits of resource mutualisms. Journal of Ecology. 99:66-76.pdf
2011 Vannette R.L. and M.D. Hunter. Genetic variation in expression of defense phenotype may mediate evolutionary adaptation of Asclepias syriaca to elevated CO2. Global Change Biology. 17:1277-1288. pdf
- Cover article & press coverage
- Climate change may disrupt the chemistry of milkweeds; gardeners can help monarchs by planting more of these critical host plants. National Wildlife Federation. 2013.
- Global warming may reroute evolution. University of Michigan Press Release 2011.
2009 Vannette, R.L. and M.D. Hunter. Mycorrhizae as Mediators of Defense Against Insect Pests in Agricultural Systems. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 11:351-358.pdf