Publications

 

Lankau, R.A. in press. Species invasion alters local adaptation to soil communities in a native plant. Ecology

Lankau, R.A. 2012. Coevolution between invasive and native plants driven by chemical competition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States 109: 11240-11245.

Lankau, R.A. 2011. Conflicts in maintaining biodiversity at multiple scales. Molecular Ecology 20: 2035-2037.

Lankau, R.A. 2011. Rapid evolutionary change and the coexistence of species.2011. Annual Reviews of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 42: 335-354.

Lankau, R., P. S. Jorgensen, D. J. Harris, and A. Sih. 2011. Incorporating evolutionary principles into environmental management and policy. Evolutionary Applications 4:315-325.

Oduor, A.M.O., R.A. Lankau, S.Y. Strauss, and J.M. Gomez. Introduced Brassica nigra populations exhibit greater growth and herbivore resistance but less tolerance than native populations in the native range. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03685.x

Lankau, R.A., E. Wheeler, A.E. Bennett, and S.Y. Strauss. 2011. Plant-soil feedbacks link the maintenance of genetic and species diversity in a plant community. Journal of Ecology 99: 176-185

Lankau, R.A., G. Spyreas, V. Nuzzo, and A.S. Davis. 2009. Evolutionary limits ameliorate the negative impact of an invasive plant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States. 106:15362-15367

Lankau, R.A. 2009. Genetic variation promotes long-term coexistence of Brassica nigra and its competitors. American Naturalist 174: E40-E53.

Lankau, R.A. and D.J. Kliebenstein. 2009. Competition, herbivory and genetics interact to determine the accumulation and fitness consequences of a defense metabolite. Journal of Ecology 97: 78-88

Lankau, R.A. and S.Y. Strauss. 2008. Community complexity drives patterns of natural selection on a chemical defense of Brassica nigra. The American Naturalist 171: 150-161. Featured in Science News

Lankau, R.A. and S.Y. Strauss. 2007. Mutual feedbacks maintain both genetic and species diversity in a plant community. Science 317: 1561-1563.

Rogers, W.E., R. Lankau, and E. Siemann. 2002. Damage induced production of extrafloral nectaries in native and invasive seedlings of Chinese Tallow Trees (Sapium sebiferum) American Midland Naturalist. 149: 413-417.
Nijjer, S., R.A. Lankau, W.E. Rogers and E. Siemann. 2001. Effects of temperature and light on Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum) and Texas Sugarberry (Celtis laevigata) seed germination. Texas Journal of Science 54:63-68

Keay, J., W.E. Rogers, R. Lankau, and E. Siemann. 2000. The role of allelopathy in the invasion of the Chinese Tallow Tree (Sapium sebiferum). Texas Journal of Science 52S: 57-64.