Todd M Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A role for indirect facilitation in maintaining diversity in a guild of African acacia ants
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 94:1531-9. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Enough is enough: the effects of symbiotic ant abundance on herbivory, growth, and reproduction in an African acacia
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Ecology 94:683-91. 2013
  3. pmc Synergy of multiple partners, including freeloaders, increases host fitness in a multispecies mutualism
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17234-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutualism as reciprocal exploitation: African plant-ants defend foliar but not reproductive structures
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 88:3004-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Breakdown of an ant-plant mutualism follows the loss of large herbivores from an African savanna
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Science 319:192-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The high cost of mutualism: effects of four species of East African ant symbionts on their myrmecophyte host tree
    Maureen L Stanton
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 92:1073-82. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Competition and coexistence: exploring mechanisms that restrict and maintain diversity within mutualist guilds
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:S63-79. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Mechanisms of plant-plant interactions: concealment from herbivores is more important than abiotic-stress mediation in an African savannah
    Allison M Louthan
    Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA, Mpala Research Centre, PO Box 555, Nanyuki 10400, Kenya, Program in Ecology, Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82070, USA, Program in Ecology, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82070, USA, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132647. 2014
  9. pmc Skin shedding and tissue regeneration in African spiny mice (Acomys)
    Ashley W Seifert
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Nature 489:561-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint A role for indirect facilitation in maintaining diversity in a guild of African acacia ants
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 94:1531-9. 2013
    ..This process has the potential to generate a cyclical succession of ant species on host trees, contributing to stable coexistence within this highly competitive community...
  2. ncbi request reprint Enough is enough: the effects of symbiotic ant abundance on herbivory, growth, and reproduction in an African acacia
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Ecology 94:683-91. 2013
    ..Our results highlight the conflicts of interest inherent in many mutualisms, and demonstrate the value of examining the shape of curves relating costs and benefits within these globally important interactions...
  3. pmc Synergy of multiple partners, including freeloaders, increases host fitness in a multispecies mutualism
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17234-9. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate the importance of evaluating mutualism within a community context and suggest that lifespan inequalities among mutualists may help cooperation persist in the face of exploitation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mutualism as reciprocal exploitation: African plant-ants defend foliar but not reproductive structures
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 88:3004-11. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Breakdown of an ant-plant mutualism follows the loss of large herbivores from an African savanna
    Todd M Palmer
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Science 319:192-5. 2008
    ..These results show that large mammals maintain cooperation within a widespread symbiosis and suggest complex cascading effects of megafaunal extinction...
  6. ncbi request reprint The high cost of mutualism: effects of four species of East African ant symbionts on their myrmecophyte host tree
    Maureen L Stanton
    Department of Evolution and Ecology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 92:1073-82. 2011
    ..mimosae) strongly deterred elephant browsing. We hypothesize that rare but catastrophic damage by elephants may be more important than chronic herbivory in maintaining the costly myrmecophyte habit in this system...
  7. ncbi request reprint Competition and coexistence: exploring mechanisms that restrict and maintain diversity within mutualist guilds
    Todd M Palmer
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:S63-79. 2003
    ..We suggest that these guilds may provide powerful model systems for exploring multiple mechanisms of species coexistence, and we discuss how these mechanisms may be modified by evolutionary adaptation...
  8. doi request reprint Mechanisms of plant-plant interactions: concealment from herbivores is more important than abiotic-stress mediation in an African savannah
    Allison M Louthan
    Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA, Mpala Research Centre, PO Box 555, Nanyuki 10400, Kenya, Program in Ecology, Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82070, USA, Program in Ecology, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82070, USA, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132647. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Skin shedding and tissue regeneration in African spiny mice (Acomys)
    Ashley W Seifert
    Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Nature 489:561-5. 2012
    ..As re-emergent interest in regenerative medicine seeks to isolate molecular pathways controlling tissue regeneration in mammals, Acomys may prove useful in identifying mechanisms to promote regeneration in lieu of fibrosis and scarring...