Jennifer A Rudgers

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Forest succession suppressed by an introduced plant-fungal symbiosis
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Ecology 88:18-25. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral mechanisms underlie an ant-plant mutualism
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Oecologia 135:51-9. 2003
  3. pmc A selection mosaic in the facultative mutualism between ants and wild cotton
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2481-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutualistic fungus promotes plant invasion into diverse communities
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA
    Oecologia 144:463-71. 2005
  5. pmc Herbivores cause a rapid increase in hereditary symbiosis and alter plant community composition
    Keith Clay
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12465-70. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Connecting plant-microbial interactions above and belowground: a fungal endophyte affects decomposition
    Alisha Lemons
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA
    Oecologia 145:595-604. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation within a dominant shrub species determines plant species colonization in a coastal dune ecosystem
    Gregory M Crutsinger
    Department of Integrative Biology, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building 3140, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ecology 91:1237-43. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Plant-fungus mutualism affects spider composition in successional fields
    Laura K Finkes
    Ecol Lett 9:347-56. 2006
  9. doi request reprint An invasive plant-fungal mutualism reduces arthropod diversity
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:831-40. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Grass-herbivore interactions altered by strains of a native endophyte
    Tammy Tintjer
    Department of Science and Mathematics, St Mary of the Woods College, St Mary of the Woods, IN 47876, USA
    New Phytol 170:513-21. 2006

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Forest succession suppressed by an introduced plant-fungal symbiosis
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Ecology 88:18-25. 2007
    ..Despite its negligible contribution to community biomass, a microbial symbiont suppressed tree establishment, posing an important constraint on the natural transition from grasslands to forests...
  2. ncbi request reprint Behavioral mechanisms underlie an ant-plant mutualism
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Oecologia 135:51-9. 2003
    ..This study contributes to a small body of evidence from terrestrial systems demonstrating that the trait-mediated effects of predators can cascade to the host plants of prey...
  3. pmc A selection mosaic in the facultative mutualism between ants and wild cotton
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:2481-8. 2004
    ..This work is some of the first to manipulate interactions experimentally across multiple sites and thereby document that geographically variable selection, mediated by a mutualist, can shape the evolution of plant traits...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutualistic fungus promotes plant invasion into diverse communities
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 47405, USA
    Oecologia 144:463-71. 2005
    ..Fungal symbionts, like other key species, are often overlooked in studies of plant diversity, yet their presence may explain variation among studies in the effect of diversity on resistance to invasion...
  5. pmc Herbivores cause a rapid increase in hereditary symbiosis and alter plant community composition
    Keith Clay
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12465-70. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that herbivores can drive plant-microbe dynamics and, in doing so, modify plant community structure directly and indirectly...
  6. ncbi request reprint Connecting plant-microbial interactions above and belowground: a fungal endophyte affects decomposition
    Alisha Lemons
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA
    Oecologia 145:595-604. 2005
    ..Our work is among the first to demonstrate an effect of plant-endophyte mutualisms on ecosystem processes under field conditions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation within a dominant shrub species determines plant species colonization in a coastal dune ecosystem
    Gregory M Crutsinger
    Department of Integrative Biology, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Building 3140, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Ecology 91:1237-43. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint Plant-fungus mutualism affects spider composition in successional fields
    Laura K Finkes
    Ecol Lett 9:347-56. 2006
    ..Results demonstrate that the community impacts of non-native plants can depend on plants' mutualistic associates, such as fungal endophytes...
  9. doi request reprint An invasive plant-fungal mutualism reduces arthropod diversity
    Jennifer A Rudgers
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:831-40. 2008
    ..Our work demonstrates that a keystone mutualism can significantly reduce arthropod biodiversity at a broad community scale...
  10. ncbi request reprint Grass-herbivore interactions altered by strains of a native endophyte
    Tammy Tintjer
    Department of Science and Mathematics, St Mary of the Woods College, St Mary of the Woods, IN 47876, USA
    New Phytol 170:513-21. 2006
    ..Results suggest that intraspecific genetic variation in endophytes, like plant genetic variation, can have important 'bottom-up' effects on herbivores in native systems...
  11. doi request reprint Symbiosis lost: imperfect vertical transmission of fungal endophytes in grasses
    Michelle E Afkhami
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Am Nat 172:405-16. 2008
    ..Populations with lower endophyte frequencies had higher rates of loss. Our results indicate new directions for understanding cooperation and conflict in symbioses and suggest mechanisms for host sanctions against costly symbionts...