Fanie Pelletier

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Decomposing variation in population growth into contributions from environment and phenotypes in an age-structured population
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and the NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:394-401. 2012
  2. pmc Data from selective harvests underestimate temporal trends in quantitative traits
    Fanie Pelletier
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Lett 8:878-81. 2012
  3. pmc Eco-evolutionary dynamics
    F Pelletier
    NERC Centre for Population Biology, Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1483-9. 2009
  4. doi Value of captive populations for quantitative genetics research
    Fanie Pelletier
    Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:263-70. 2009
  5. ncbi Selection on heritable seasonal phenotypic plasticity of body mass
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and Natural Environment Research Council Center for Population Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 61:1969-79. 2007
  6. pmc Lack of genetic structure and female-specific effect of dispersal barriers in a rabies vector, the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis)
    Benoit Talbot
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e49736. 2012
  7. ncbi The evolutionary demography of ecological change: linking trait variation and population growth
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and the Natural Environment Research Council NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    Science 315:1571-4. 2007
  8. pmc Eco-evolutionary dynamics: disentangling phenotypic, environmental and population fluctuations
    Thomas H G Ezard
    Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1491-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Seasonal patterns in tree swallow prey (Diptera) abundance are affected by agricultural intensification
    Sébastien Rioux Paquette
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada
    Ecol Appl 23:122-33. 2013
  10. pmc Stochastic predation events and population persistence in bighorn sheep
    Marco Festa-Bianchet
    Université de Sherbrooke Département de biologie Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1537-43. 2006

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Publications20

  1. pmc Decomposing variation in population growth into contributions from environment and phenotypes in an age-structured population
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and the NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:394-401. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Data from selective harvests underestimate temporal trends in quantitative traits
    Fanie Pelletier
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Biol Lett 8:878-81. 2012
    ..If harvests are selective, temporal trends measured from harvest records will underestimate the magnitude of changes in wild populations...
  3. pmc Eco-evolutionary dynamics
    F Pelletier
    NERC Centre for Population Biology, Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1483-9. 2009
    ....
  4. doi Value of captive populations for quantitative genetics research
    Fanie Pelletier
    Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:263-70. 2009
    ..We emphasize that using zoological records to assess quantitative genetics parameters represents a promising avenue to study adaptation to captivity...
  5. ncbi Selection on heritable seasonal phenotypic plasticity of body mass
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and Natural Environment Research Council Center for Population Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 61:1969-79. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Lack of genetic structure and female-specific effect of dispersal barriers in a rabies vector, the striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis)
    Benoit Talbot
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e49736. 2012
    ..Overall, our results suggest that the effects of major rivers and highways on dispersal are sex-specific and rather weak and are thus unlikely to prevent the spread of rabies within and among striped skunk populations...
  7. ncbi The evolutionary demography of ecological change: linking trait variation and population growth
    Fanie Pelletier
    Division of Biology and the Natural Environment Research Council NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    Science 315:1571-4. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that there is substantial opportunity for evolutionary dynamics to leave an ecological signature and visa versa...
  8. pmc Eco-evolutionary dynamics: disentangling phenotypic, environmental and population fluctuations
    Thomas H G Ezard
    Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:1491-8. 2009
    ..Population growth is a consequence of multiple processes, which strengthens arguments advocating integrated approaches to assess how populations respond to their environments...
  9. ncbi Seasonal patterns in tree swallow prey (Diptera) abundance are affected by agricultural intensification
    Sébastien Rioux Paquette
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada
    Ecol Appl 23:122-33. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Stochastic predation events and population persistence in bighorn sheep
    Marco Festa-Bianchet
    Université de Sherbrooke Département de biologie Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1537-43. 2006
    ..We suggest that such processes may be common. In such cases, predator-prey equilibria may only occur at large geographical and temporal scales, and are unlikely with increasing habitat fragmentation...
  11. doi Sexually antagonistic association between paternal phenotype and offspring viability reinforces total selection on a sexually selected trait
    Alexandre M Martin
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, J1K 2R1
    Biol Lett 10:20140043. 2014
    ..These results shed new light on the evolutionary dynamics of an iconic sexually selected trait and have important implications for sustainable wildlife management. ..
  12. doi Predator-driven component Allee effects in a wild ungulate
    Aurélie Bourbeau-Lemieux
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, QC J1K2R1, Canada
    Ecol Lett 14:358-63. 2011
    ..Our results support the contention that predator-driven component Allee effects may exacerbate the effects of other environmental drivers and increase the risk of extinction of small populations...
  13. ncbi Chemical immobilization of raccoons (Procyon lotor) with ketamine-medetomidine mixture and reversal with atipamezole
    Karine Robert
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 boul de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 48:122-30. 2012
    ..Immobilization did not affect body mass, adult survival, or female reproductive success. We suggest the K:M mixture used is a safe and reliable method for anesthetizing raccoons in field conditions...
  14. pmc The population growth consequences of variation in individual heterozygosity
    Martina M I Di Fonzo
    Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e19667. 2011
    ..We demonstrate that although heterozygosity is associated with some components of fitness, most notably adult male reproductive success, in general it is only weakly associated with population growth...
  15. pmc Ecological immunology in a fluctuating environment: an integrative analysis of tree swallow nestling immune defense
    Gabriel Pigeon
    Departement de Biologie, Université de Sherbrooke 2500 boulevard de l Université, Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 2R1, Canada Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Demography and Conservation, Departement de Biologie, Université de Sherbrooke 2500 boulevard de l Université, Sherbrooke, QC, J1K 2R1, Canada
    Ecol Evol 3:1091-103. 2013
    ..Given that spatiotemporal variations are likely to affect individual immune defenses, great caution should be used when generalizing conclusions to other study systems...
  16. doi Context-dependent correlation between resting metabolic rate and daily energy expenditure in wild chipmunks
    Vincent Careau
    Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada, J1K 2R1
    J Exp Biol 216:418-26. 2013
    ..DEE and RMR appear to be inherently correlated during reproduction, but this correlation does not persist during other, less energy-demanding periods of the annual cycle...
  17. ncbi Commentary on Ricklefs & Cadena (2007): Reproductive investment and lifespan
    Georgina M Mace
    Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks SL7 5PY, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:872-4; discussion 874-5. 2007
  18. doi Despite catch-up, prolonged growth has detrimental fitness consequences in a long-lived vertebrate
    Dominique Marcil-Ferland
    Département de biologie et Centre d études nordiques, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1, Canada
    Am Nat 182:775-85. 2013
    ..Compensatory growth in long-lived animals appears unlikely when early growth restrictions are mostly density dependent...
  19. ncbi Oral vaccination against raccoon rabies: landscape heterogeneity and timing of distribution influence wildlife contact rates with the ONRAB vaccine bait
    Jean Philippe Boyer
    Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Demography and Conservation, Departement de Biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard de l Universite, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1K 2R1, Canada
    J Wildl Dis 47:593-602. 2011
    ..5%, n=55 visits). Our study underlines the importance of taking into account landscape heterogeneity and timing of distribution when planning the distribution of vaccine baits to control rabies in raccoons...
  20. ncbi Estimating the functional form for the density dependence from life history data
    T Coulson
    Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Ecology 89:1661-74. 2008
    ..The simple method we develop has potential to provide substantial insight into the relative contributions of population and individual-level processes to the dynamics of populations in stochastic environments...