A A Hoffmann

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Rapid sequential spread of two Wolbachia variants in Drosophila simulans
    Peter Kriesner
    Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Pathog 9:e1003607. 2013
  2. pmc Patterns of genetic variation across inversions: geographic variation in the In(2L)t inversion in populations of Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia
    W Jason Kennington
    Centre for Evolutionary Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 13:100. 2013
  3. pmc Facilitating Wolbachia introductions into mosquito populations through insecticide-resistance selection
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Departments of Genetics and Zoology, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130371. 2013
  4. pmc Effects of small Hsp genes on developmental stability and microenvironmental canalization
    Kazuo H Takahashi
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne 3010, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 10:284. 2010
  5. pmc A next-generation sequencing method for overcoming the multiple gene copy problem in polyploid phylogenetics, applied to Poa grasses
    Philippa C Griffin
    Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Biol 9:19. 2011
  6. pmc A high incidence of parthenogenesis in agricultural pests
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052 Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2473-81. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic selection between adult thorax and wing size in field released Drosophila melanogaster independent of thermal conditions
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Departments of Zoology and Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Evol Biol 20:2219-27. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Physiological climatic limits in Drosophila: patterns and implications
    A A Hoffmann
    The University of Melbourne, Bio21 Institute, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Exp Biol 213:870-80. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Detecting genetic responses to environmental change
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Bio21 Institute, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    Nat Rev Genet 9:421-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Climate change and evolutionary adaptation
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Departments of Zoology and Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nature 470:479-85. 2011

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Publications63

  1. pmc Rapid sequential spread of two Wolbachia variants in Drosophila simulans
    Peter Kriesner
    Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Pathog 9:e1003607. 2013
    ..We discuss implications for Wolbachia-host dynamics and coevolution and for applications of Wolbachia to disease control. ..
  2. pmc Patterns of genetic variation across inversions: geographic variation in the In(2L)t inversion in populations of Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia
    W Jason Kennington
    Centre for Evolutionary Biology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 13:100. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Facilitating Wolbachia introductions into mosquito populations through insecticide-resistance selection
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Departments of Genetics and Zoology, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20130371. 2013
    ..However, possible benefits will need to be weighed against concerns associated with the introduction of resistance alleles...
  4. pmc Effects of small Hsp genes on developmental stability and microenvironmental canalization
    Kazuo H Takahashi
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne 3010, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 10:284. 2010
    ..These characteristics of HSPs imply that they might affect developmental buffering and canalization...
  5. pmc A next-generation sequencing method for overcoming the multiple gene copy problem in polyploid phylogenetics, applied to Poa grasses
    Philippa C Griffin
    Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Biol 9:19. 2011
    ..This paper describes a method for sequencing a barcoded mixture of targeted gene regions using next-generation sequencing methods to overcome these problems...
  6. pmc A high incidence of parthenogenesis in agricultural pests
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052 Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2473-81. 2008
    ..Increasing the complexity and variability of agricultural environments represents one way of potentially controlling parthenogenetic pest species...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic selection between adult thorax and wing size in field released Drosophila melanogaster independent of thermal conditions
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Departments of Zoology and Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Evol Biol 20:2219-27. 2007
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Physiological climatic limits in Drosophila: patterns and implications
    A A Hoffmann
    The University of Melbourne, Bio21 Institute, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Exp Biol 213:870-80. 2010
    ..However, species from the humid tropics may be threatened if they cannot adapt genetically to drier conditions...
  9. doi request reprint Detecting genetic responses to environmental change
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Bio21 Institute, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia
    Nat Rev Genet 9:421-32. 2008
    ..Conversely, adaptive constraints, particularly in physiological traits, are recognized through DNA decay in candidate genes. These approaches help researchers and conservation managers understand the power and constraints of evolution...
  10. doi request reprint Climate change and evolutionary adaptation
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Departments of Zoology and Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nature 470:479-85. 2011
    ..These challenges can be met through realistic models of evolutionary change linked to experimental data across a range of taxa...
  11. ncbi request reprint Towards genetic markers in animal populations as biomonitors for human-induced environmental change
    Ary A Hoffmann
    Department of Genetics, Centre of Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Ecol Lett 10:63-76. 2007
    ..To meet these challenges, population samples should be collected for longitudinal studies, and experimental programmes should be undertaken to link variation at candidate genes to ecological processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular, morphological and behavioural data reveal the presence of a cryptic species in the widely studied Drosophila serrata species complex
    M Schiffer
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 17:430-42. 2004
    ..serrata, and may also help to clarify some ambiguities evident in early evolutionary literature on reproductive incompatibility within the D. serrata species complex...
  13. pmc Changes in the genetic structure of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in Queensland, Australia, across two seasons: implications for potential mosquito releases
    N M Endersby
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Med Entomol 48:999-1007. 2011
    ..Smaller genetic differences were also evident among other regions and were consistent over two seasons (wet and dry)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fine-scale genetic structure of grape phylloxera from the roots and leaves of Vitis
    A M Corrie
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 92:118-27. 2004
    ..These findings suggest firstly that there is limited dispersal of root and leaf feeding phylloxera, and secondly that factors, other than vine host, are likely to be important and contribute to clonal structure within populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association between inversion In(3R)Payne and clinally varying traits in Drosophila melanogaster
    L Rako
    Department of Genetics Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, The University of Melbourne, 3010, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Genetica 128:373-84. 2006
    ..Because the size difference between karyotypes was similar in different populations, there was no evidence for coadaptation within populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Altitudinal patterns for latitudinally varying traits and polymorphic markers in Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia
    J E Collinge
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 19:473-82. 2006
    ..Cold tolerance was closely associated with average temperature and other climatic factors, but no significant associations were detected for the other traits. Genes around DMU25686 represent good candidates for climatic adaptation...
  17. ncbi request reprint A rapid shift in a classic clinal pattern in Drosophila reflecting climate change
    P A Umina
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Science 308:691-3. 2005
    ..These genetic changes are likely to reflect increasingly warmer and drier conditions and may serve as sensitive biomarkers for climate change...
  18. doi request reprint Nucleotide diversity in the Hsp90 gene in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster from Australia
    C M Sgrò
    School of Biological Sciences and Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Monash University Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
    Insect Mol Biol 17:685-97. 2008
    ..These results are discussed within the context of Hsp90 variation being involved in thermotolerance as well as the expression of genetic and phenotypic variability...
  19. ncbi request reprint High levels of variation despite genetic fragmentation in populations of the endangered mountain pygmy-possum, Burramys parvus, in alpine Australia
    P Mitrovski
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Departments of Genetics and Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 16:75-87. 2007
    ..The low genetic variability and inbreeding in the southern population is of particular concern given the high levels of variability in other B. parvus populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Robust clines and robust sampling: a reply to Kyriacou et al
    A R Weeks
    Department of Genetics, Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Evol Biol 20:1652-4. 2007
    ..Here we show why their arguments are not valid and reiterate that clinal variation in genes and molecular markers need to be assessed on field flies collected over a brief period of time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Naturally-occurring Wolbachia infection in Drosophila simulans that does not cause cytoplasmic incompatibility
    A A Hoffmann
    School of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 76:1-8. 1996
    ..These findings suggest that the Wolbachia infection behaves like a neutral variant in populations. The infection may represent an evolutionary outcome of interactions between Wolbachia infections and their hosts...
  22. pmc Dynamics of the "popcorn" Wolbachia infection in outbred Aedes aegypti informs prospects for mosquito vector control
    H L Yeap
    Bio21 Institute, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Genetics 187:583-95. 2011
    ..The results were used to assess the potential for wMelPop-CLA to invade natural populations of Ae. aegypti and to develop recommendations for the maintenance of fitness in infected mosquitoes that need to compete against field insects...
  23. doi request reprint A proline repeat polymorphism of the Frost gene of Drosophila melanogaster showing clinal variation but not associated with cold resistance
    A A Hoffmann
    Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Insect Mol Biol 21:437-45. 2012
    ..The functional significance of the proline repeat polymorphism therefore remains unclear despite its clinal pattern. The data also demonstrate the feasibility of using Roche/454 sequencing for establishing clinal patterns...
  24. doi request reprint Population genetics of the wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella Keifer) in Australia: implications for the management of wheat pathogens
    A D Miller
    Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010 Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 102:199-212. 2012
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed with reference to the management of WCM and associated cereal pathogens in Australia and overseas...
  25. ncbi request reprint Lack of genetic structure among ecologically adapted populations of an Australian rainforest Drosophila species as indicated by microsatellite markers and mitochondrial DNA sequences
    Michele Schiffer
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Mol Ecol 16:1687-700. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, patterns of local adaptation have developed in D. birchii that may result in populations showing different selection responses when faced with environmental change...
  26. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a robust sex-specific trade-off between cold resistance and starvation resistance in Drosophila melanogaster
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 18:804-10. 2005
    ..Potential implications of this trade-off for surviving cold conditions when food resources are limiting are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint A field cage test of the effects of the endosymbiont Wolbachia on Drosophila melanogaster
    K Olsen
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    Heredity 86:731-7. 2001
    ..Both the Wolbachia effects and population differences have not been previously detected in laboratory studies with D. melanogaster and highlight the utility of Drosophila field studies in fitness experiments...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinal variation and laboratory adaptation in the rainforest species Drosophila birchii for stress resistance, wing size, wing shape and development time
    J A Griffiths
    Center for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 18:213-22. 2005
    ..The results indicate that clinal patterns can be detected in Drosophila over a relatively narrow geographical area. Laboratory adaptation is unlikely to have confounded the detection of geographical patterns...
  29. ncbi request reprint Evidence for host-associated clones of grape phylloxera Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Hemiptera: Phylloxeridae) in Australia
    A M Corrie
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 93:193-201. 2003
    ..These findings indicate introduction of separate lineages of D. vitifoliae which have close host associations and as such, have important implications for management of this pest in Australia...
  30. doi request reprint Clinal variation in post-winter male fertility retention; an adaptive overwintering strategy in Drosophila melanogaster
    L Rako
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, CESAR Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 22:2438-44. 2009
    ..The cline in overwintering male fertility is likely to have evolved as an adaptive response to latitudinal climatic variation over the last 100 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Low potential for climatic stress adaptation in a rainforest Drosophila species
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Science 301:100-2. 2003
    ..The low potential for resistance evolution highlights the importance of assessing evolutionary potential in targeted ecological traits and species from threatened habitats...
  32. doi request reprint Clone lineages of grape phylloxera differ in their performance on Vitis vinifera
    K S Herbert
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics and Zoology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 100:671-8. 2010
    ..vinifera, helping to explain patterns of field damage, phylloxera distributions and continued survival and production of V. vinifera vines in some infested areas...
  33. ncbi request reprint In search of clinal variation in the period and clock timing genes in Australian Drosophila melanogaster populations
    A R Weeks
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 19:551-7. 2006
    ..These data are inconsistent with the reported patterns in Europe and suggest that clinal variation in timing genes needs to be re-examined in this region...
  34. ncbi request reprint Levels of variation in stress resistance in drosophila among strains, local populations, and geographic regions: patterns for desiccation, starvation, cold resistance, and associated traits
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Evolution 55:1621-30. 2001
    ..These findings suggest a large amount of variation in stress resistance at the population level and inconsistent correlation patterns across experimental approaches...
  35. pmc Genetic mapping of adaptive wing size variation in Drosophila simulans
    S F Lee
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Genetics Department, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 107:22-9. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that parallel evolution of wing size clines could be driven by non-identical genetic mechanisms but in both cases involve a major QTL as well as smaller effects of other genomic regions...
  36. doi request reprint Successful establishment of Wolbachia in Aedes populations to suppress dengue transmission
    A A Hoffmann
    Bio21 Institute, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Nature 476:454-7. 2011
    ..These findings demonstrate that Wolbachia-based strategies can be deployed as a practical approach to dengue suppression with potential for area-wide implementation...
  37. doi request reprint Effect of Wolbachia on insecticide susceptibility in lines of Aedes aegypti
    N M Endersby
    Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 103:269-77. 2013
    ..Spreading Wolbachia infections are, therefore, unlikely to affect the efficacy of traditional chemical control of mosquito outbreaks...
  38. doi request reprint Balancing genetic uniqueness and genetic variation in determining conservation and translocation strategies: a comprehensive case study of threatened dwarf galaxias, Galaxiella pusilla (Mack) (Pisces: Galaxiidae)
    R A Coleman
    Victorian Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, Bio21 Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Mol Ecol 22:1820-35. 2013
    ..pusilla, which contrasted to the framework based on a more traditional approach that may overlook important genetic variation in populations...
  39. pmc Genetic structure of Aedes aegypti in Australia and Vietnam revealed by microsatellite and exon primed intron crossing markers suggests feasibility of local control options
    N M Endersby
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    J Med Entomol 46:1074-83. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Rapid loss of stress resistance in Drosophila melanogaster under adaptation to laboratory culture
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Evolution 55:436-8. 2001
    ..These results suggest that caution is needed when extrapolating from evolution of stress resistance in long-established laboratory stocks to patterns of responses and correlated responses in natural populations...
  41. doi request reprint A comprehensive assessment of geographic variation in heat tolerance and hardening capacity in populations of Drosophila melanogaster from eastern Australia
    C M Sgrò
    School of Biological Sciences and Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne, Australia
    J Evol Biol 23:2484-93. 2010
    ..Thus, patterns of heat resistance depend on assay methods. Genetic correlations in thermotolerance across life stages and evolutionary potential for critical thermal limits should be the focus of future studies...
  42. doi request reprint Genetic variation among Helicoverpa armigera populations as assessed by microsatellites: a cautionary tale about accurate allele scoring
    A R Weeks
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Department of Genetics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 100:445-50. 2010
    ..armigera and the development of area-wide control options, as populations need to be considered as one panmictic unit. The results also highlight potential problems of automated scoring systems when these are not checked carefully...
  43. ncbi request reprint Identifying chironomids (Diptera: Chironomidae) for biological monitoring with PCR-RFLP
    M E Carew
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 93:483-90. 2003
    ..As well as allowing for rapid identification of species that are difficult to separate on morphological grounds, this approach also has the potential to resolve current taxonomic ambiguities...
  44. pmc Does interspecific hybridization influence evolutionary rates? An experimental study of laboratory adaptation in hybrids between Drosophila serrata and Drosophila birchii
    M J Hercus
    Department of Genetics and Evolution, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 266:2195-200. 1999
    ..Thus, there was no evidence that hybridization increased evolutionary rates. Instead, hybrid lines converged phenotypically with one of the parental species...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dissecting chill coma recovery as a measure of cold resistance: evidence for a biphasic response in Drosophila melanogaster
    S S Macdonald
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 50:695-700. 2004
    ..As exposure time to cold stress was increased, recovery times also increased except at mild stress levels. Chill coma recovery in D. melanogaster is a complex trait and likely to reflect multiple underlying components...
  46. doi request reprint Selection for cold resistance alters gene transcript levels in Drosophila melanogaster
    M Telonis-Scott
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Insect Physiol 55:549-55. 2009
    ....
  47. doi request reprint The effects of local selection versus dispersal on insecticide resistance patterns: longitudinal evidence from diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae)) in Australia evolving resistance to pyrethroids
    N M Endersby
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Vic, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 98:145-57. 2008
    ..Results suggest that local selection rather than gene flow of resistance alleles dictated variation in resistance across populations. Therefore, regional resistance management strategies may not limit resistance evolution...
  48. pmc Rapid loss of genetic variation in an endangered possum
    P Mitrovski
    Department of Genetics, CESAR, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Biol Lett 4:134-8. 2008
    ..Here we show that there has been a rapid loss of genetic variation following habitat loss associated with resort development, but no detectable loss of alleles or decrease in heterozygosity following the fire...
  49. ncbi request reprint Overwintering in Drosophila melanogaster: outdoor field cage experiments on clinal and laboratory selected populations help to elucidate traits under selection
    A A Hoffmann
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Evol Biol 16:614-23. 2003
    ....
  50. doi request reprint A combination of molecular and morphological approaches resolves species in the taxonomically difficult genus Procladius Skuse (Diptera: Chironomidae) despite high intra-specific morphological variation
    M E Carew
    Victorian Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, Department of Zoology, Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 101:505-19. 2011
    ..Each genetic marker provided different information, highlighting the importance of considering multiple genes when dissecting taxonomically difficult groups, particularly those used in pollution monitoring...
  51. pmc Postponed reproduction as an adaptation to winter conditions in Drosophila melanogaster: evidence for clinal variation under semi-natural conditions
    P Mitrovski
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 268:2163-8. 2001
    ..These results indicate that adaptation to winter conditions in D. melanogaster has involved shifts in reproductive patterns...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects of native grass cover crops on beneficial and pest invertebrates in Australian vineyards
    A Danne
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Zoology Department, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Environ Entomol 39:970-8. 2010
    ..Native plants therefore have potential to increase abundance of beneficial invertebrates that assist in pest control, but need to be used carefully to ensure that they do not increase local pest problems...
  53. ncbi request reprint Thermal tolerance trade-offs associated with the right arm of chromosome 3 and marked by the hsr-omega gene in Drosophila melanogaster
    A R Anderson
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 90:195-202. 2003
    ..This element occurs at high frequency near the equator. The alternate element on the other hand, at high frequency at temperate latitudes, confers cold resistance at the cost of heat susceptibility...
  54. ncbi request reprint The pest status and distribution of three cryptic blue oat mite species (Penthaleus spp.) and redlegged earth mite (Halotydeus destructor) in southeastern Australia
    M T Robinson
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Exp Appl Acarol 25:699-716. 2001
    ..A laboratory experiment indicated that mites are sometimes pests on crops on which they cannot persist for a generation. Results are discussed with respect to management of these agricultural pests...
  55. ncbi request reprint Competitive interactions among four pest species of earth mites (Acari: Penthaleidae)
    P A Umina
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3083, Australia
    J Econ Entomol 98:307-16. 2005
    ..This highlights the importance of identifying mite species when considering control options and suggests that effective control recommendations need to be developed for each individual species...
  56. pmc Limitations to reproductive output and genetic rescue in populations of the rare shrub Grevillea repens (Proteaceae)
    G D Holmes
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research CESAR, Department of Genetics, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, 30 Flemington Rd, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
    Ann Bot 102:1031-41. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Genetic correlations, tradeoffs and environmental variation
    C M Sgrò
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne 3086, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 93:241-8. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Is the heritability for courtship and mating speed in Drosophila (fruit fly) low?
    A A Hoffmann
    Department of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 82:158-62. 1999
    ..Estimates for mating behaviours relevant to the fitness of organisms are therefore much higher than indicated by single-event experiments...
  59. pmc Population dynamics of the Wolbachia infection causing cytoplasmic incompatibility in Drosophila melanogaster
    A A Hoffmann
    School of Genetics and Human Variation, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Genetics 148:221-31. 1998
    ..Simple models suggest that the infection probably provides a fitness benefit for the host in order to persist in populations. The exact nature of this benefit remains elusive...
  60. pmc Maternal and grandmaternal age influence offspring fitness in Drosophila
    M J Hercus
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3083, Victoria, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 267:2105-10. 2000
    ..The age of the mother and grandmother should be taken into account when evaluating life-history traits in Drosophila...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clonal reproduction and population genetic structure of grape phylloxera, Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, in Australia
    A M Corrie
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Heredity (Edinb) 88:203-11. 2002
    ..Leaf galling populations comprised classes distinct from the common genotypic classes identified on the roots, suggesting limited exchange between these groups. Implications for the management of D. vitifoliae are discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Composite asymmetry as an indicator of quality in the beneficial wasp Trichogramma nr. brassicae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
    S Hewa-Kapuge
    Centre of Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Econ Entomol 94:826-30. 2001
    ..Although the asymmetry of individual traits was not associated with wasp fitness, a total asymmetry measure based on combining the uncorrelated asymmetries of nine traits did predict the ability of wasps to reach the eggs...
  63. ncbi request reprint Ivermectin resistance in a horse in Australia
    C L Edward
    Centre for Environmental Stress and Adaptation Research, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Vet Rec 162:56-7. 2008