J K Conner

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Quantitative genetic approaches to evolutionary constraint: how useful?
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 66:3313-20. 2012
  2. pmc Parasite-mediated disruptive selection in a natural Daphnia population
    Meghan A Duffy
    W K Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:80. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Rapid independent trait evolution despite a strong pleiotropic genetic correlation
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Am Nat 178:429-41. 2011
  4. pmc Tests of adaptation: functional studies of pollen removal and estimates of natural selection on anther position in wild radish
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, 49060, USA
    Ann Bot 103:1547-56. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint A tale of two methods: putting biology before statistics in the study of phenotypic evolution
    J K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, MI 49060, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:17-9; discussion 39-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of constraints: the contributions of selection and genetic variance to the maintenance of cotyledon number in wild radish
    J K Conner
    W K Kellogg Biological Station, and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    J Evol Biol 18:238-42. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Expression of additive genetic variances and covariances for wild radish floral traits: comparison between field and greenhouse environments
    Jeffrey K Conner
    W K Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 57:487-95. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns and mechanisms of selection on a family-diagnostic trait: evidence from experimental manipulation and lifetime fitness selection gradients
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 57:480-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterizing ecological generalization in plant-pollination systems
    Heather F Sahli
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060, USA
    Oecologia 148:365-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the average strength of natural selection are not inflated by sampling error or publication bias
    Frances N Knapczyk
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Am Nat 170:501-8. 2007

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Quantitative genetic approaches to evolutionary constraint: how useful?
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 66:3313-20. 2012
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  2. pmc Parasite-mediated disruptive selection in a natural Daphnia population
    Meghan A Duffy
    W K Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:80. 2008
    ..Yet, despite these predictions, empirical evidence for parasite-mediated increases in host diversity remains surprisingly scant...
  3. doi request reprint Rapid independent trait evolution despite a strong pleiotropic genetic correlation
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Am Nat 178:429-41. 2011
    ..These results, coupled with comparable results from other species, show that evolution can be rapid despite the constraints caused by genetic correlations...
  4. pmc Tests of adaptation: functional studies of pollen removal and estimates of natural selection on anther position in wild radish
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, 49060, USA
    Ann Bot 103:1547-56. 2009
    ..These difficulties can be ameliorated at least partially by combining studies of natural variation with studies of experimentally manipulated traits and traits whose variance has been augmented by artificial selection...
  5. ncbi request reprint A tale of two methods: putting biology before statistics in the study of phenotypic evolution
    J K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, MI 49060, USA
    J Evol Biol 20:17-9; discussion 39-44. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of constraints: the contributions of selection and genetic variance to the maintenance of cotyledon number in wild radish
    J K Conner
    W K Kellogg Biological Station, and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI 49060, USA
    J Evol Biol 18:238-42. 2005
    ..Thus, our results provide support for both a lack of genetic variation and selection as reasons for the current lack of variation in wild radish cotyledon number...
  7. ncbi request reprint Expression of additive genetic variances and covariances for wild radish floral traits: comparison between field and greenhouse environments
    Jeffrey K Conner
    W K Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 57:487-95. 2003
    ..Therefore, the greenhouse results did not accurately depict how the floral traits would respond to natural selection in the field...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns and mechanisms of selection on a family-diagnostic trait: evidence from experimental manipulation and lifetime fitness selection gradients
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Evolution 57:480-6. 2003
    ..We discuss these results in light of pollen presentation theory...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characterizing ecological generalization in plant-pollination systems
    Heather F Sahli
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI, 49060, USA
    Oecologia 148:365-72. 2006
    ..Unfortunately, at this point it is impossible to predict a priori which species these are...
  10. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the average strength of natural selection are not inflated by sampling error or publication bias
    Frances N Knapczyk
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Am Nat 170:501-8. 2007
    ..Thus, estimates of average strength of selection from the review are less biased than is often assumed. Devising and conducting straightforward tests for different biases allows concern to be focused on the most troublesome factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic mechanisms of floral trait correlations in a natural population
    Jeffrey K Conner
    Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060, USA
    Nature 420:407-10. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Ecological genetics of an induced plant defense against herbivores: additive genetic variance and costs of phenotypic plasticity
    Anurag A Agrawal
    Department of Botany, 25 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada
    Evolution 56:2206-13. 2002
    ..e., evidence for genetic costs of plasticity). Thus, there is genetic variation for induction of defense in wild radish, and the evolution of inducibility may be constrained by costs of plasticity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Toward a more trait-centered approach to diffuse (co)evolution
    Sharon Y Strauss
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, One Shields Ave, 2320 Storer Hall, UC, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    New Phytol 165:81-89. 2005
    ..We argue that a greater focus on selection on specific traits and the evolutionary response to that selection will improve our conceptual understanding of how communities affect the evolution of species embedded within them...
  14. doi request reprint Fitness effects of mutation accumulation in a natural outbred population of wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum): comparison of field and greenhouse environments
    Angela J Roles
    Biology Department, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 44074, USA
    Evolution 62:1066-75. 2008
    ..Thus, measurement of mutational parameters under laboratory conditions may underestimate the effects of mutations in natural populations...