Mark Rees

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term studies of vegetation dynamics
    M Rees
    Imperial College and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks SL5 7PY, UK
    Science 293:650-5. 2001
  2. pmc Evolution of flowering strategies in Oenothera glazioviana: an integral projection model approach
    Mark Rees
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1509-15. 2002
  3. pmc Evolution of size-dependent flowering in a variable environment: construction and analysis of a stochastic integral projection model
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:425-34. 2004
  4. pmc Evolution of size-dependent flowering in a variable environment: partitioning the effects of fluctuating selection
    Mark Rees
    Department of Biological Sciences, NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:471-5. 2004
  5. pmc Population growth rates: issues and an application
    H Charles J Godfray
    NERC Centre for Population Biology and Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1307-19. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution in the real world: stochastic variation and the determinants of fitness in Carlina vulgaris
    Karen E Rose
    Imperial College and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Evolution 56:1416-30. 2002
  7. pmc Evolution of complex flowering strategies: an age- and size-structured integral projection model
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1829-38. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Periodic local disturbance in host-parasitoid metapopulations: host suppression and parasitoid persistence
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    J Theor Biol 227:13-23. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Decoupling the direct and indirect effects of nitrogen deposition on ecosystem function
    Pete Manning
    Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Ecol Lett 9:1015-24. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Population regulation of a classical biological control agent: larval density dependence in Neochetina eichhorniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
    J R U Wilson
    NERC Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 96:145-52. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term studies of vegetation dynamics
    M Rees
    Imperial College and NERC Centre for Population Biology, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks SL5 7PY, UK
    Science 293:650-5. 2001
    ..Hence, greater understanding of how Earth's vegetation functions will likely require integration of ecosystem science with ideas from plant evolutionary, population, and community ecology...
  2. pmc Evolution of flowering strategies in Oenothera glazioviana: an integral projection model approach
    Mark Rees
    Department of Biological Sciences and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1509-15. 2002
    ..The implications of these results for the maintenance of genetic variation are discussed...
  3. pmc Evolution of size-dependent flowering in a variable environment: construction and analysis of a stochastic integral projection model
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:425-34. 2004
    ..We prove the existence of a unique stochastic growth rate, lambda(s), which is independent of the initial population vector, and show that Tuljapurkar's perturbation analysis for log(lambda(s)) can be used to calculate elasticities...
  4. pmc Evolution of size-dependent flowering in a variable environment: partitioning the effects of fluctuating selection
    Mark Rees
    Department of Biological Sciences, NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:471-5. 2004
    ..50% of the evolutionarily stable flowering size) but the net effect is much smaller (ca. 10%) because the effects of temporal variation do not influence the evolutionarily stable strategy in the same direction...
  5. pmc Population growth rates: issues and an application
    H Charles J Godfray
    NERC Centre for Population Biology and Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1307-19. 2002
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  6. ncbi request reprint Evolution in the real world: stochastic variation and the determinants of fitness in Carlina vulgaris
    Karen E Rose
    Imperial College and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Ascot, Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Evolution 56:1416-30. 2002
    ..This last result is surprising and, we argue, reflects the genetic and phenotypic responses to selection...
  7. pmc Evolution of complex flowering strategies: an age- and size-structured integral projection model
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1829-38. 2003
    ..Results proving the existence of a dominant eigenvalue and its associated eigenvectors in general size- and age-dependent integral projection models are presented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Periodic local disturbance in host-parasitoid metapopulations: host suppression and parasitoid persistence
    Dylan Z Childs
    Department of Biological Sciences, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    J Theor Biol 227:13-23. 2004
    ..Finally, a stochastic version of the model is developed, in order to highlight how the effects of demographic stochasticity may influence biocontrol success in highly disturbed agricultural systems...
  9. ncbi request reprint Decoupling the direct and indirect effects of nitrogen deposition on ecosystem function
    Pete Manning
    Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
    Ecol Lett 9:1015-24. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that direct effects of N deposition on ecosystem function could be relatively strong in comparison with the indirect effects of plant community change...
  10. ncbi request reprint Population regulation of a classical biological control agent: larval density dependence in Neochetina eichhorniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
    J R U Wilson
    NERC Centre for Population Biology and CABI Bioscience, Imperial College at Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7PY, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 96:145-52. 2006
    ..Consequently, events which disrupt water hyacinth leaf dynamics, e.g. frost or foliar herbicides, will have a disproportionately large effect on the control agents and may reduce the level of control of the host...
  11. ncbi request reprint Integral projection models for species with complex demography
    Stephen P Ellner
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 24853, USA
    Am Nat 167:410-28. 2006
    ..The online edition of the American Naturalist includes a zip archive of R scripts illustrating our suggested methods.A zip archive of R scripts illustrating our suggested methods is also provided...
  12. ncbi request reprint Seed dormancy and delayed flowering in monocarpic plants: selective interactions in a stochastic environment
    Mark Rees
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 168:E53-71. 2006
    ..We extend the models to include spatial population structure and assess the robustness of the results from the nonspatial models...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stochastic stable population growth in integral projection models: theory and application
    Stephen P Ellner
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Math Biol 54:227-56. 2007
    ..These results strongly suggest that the flowering strategy in O. illyricum is an adaptation to random between-year variation in vital rates...