Stephen J Tonsor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Plastic trait integration across a CO2 gradient in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Am Nat 169:E119-40. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental instability is genetically correlated with phenotypic plasticity, constraining heritability, and fitness
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15260
    Evolution 67:2923-35. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Population genomics and the causes of local differentiation
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:5393-5. 2012
  4. pmc Heat shock protein 101 effects in A. thaliana: genetic variation, fitness and pleiotropy in controlled temperature conditions
    S J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1614-26. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to spring heat and drought in northeastern Spanish Arabidopsis thaliana
    Marnin D Wolfe
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 162 Crawford Hall, 4249 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    New Phytol 201:323-34. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Clinal variation in seed traits influencing life cycle timing in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Alicia Montesinos-Navarro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 162 Crawford Hall, 4249 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Evolution 66:3417-31. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Flower color-flower scent associations in polymorphic Hesperis matronalis (Brassicaceae)
    Cassie J Majetic
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phytochemistry 68:865-74. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Spatial population genetic structure in Trillium grandiflorum: the roles of dispersal, mating, history, and selection
    S Kalisz
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biological Sciences, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Evolution 55:1560-8. 2001
  9. doi request reprint Arabidopsis thaliana populations show clinal variation in a climatic gradient associated with altitude
    Alicia Montesinos-Navarro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    New Phytol 189:282-94. 2011
  10. pmc Something old and something new: wedding recombinant inbred lines with traditional line cross analysis increases power to describe gene interactions
    Tarek W Elnaccash
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10200. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Plastic trait integration across a CO2 gradient in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Am Nat 169:E119-40. 2007
    ..Structural equation analysis of functional integration provides unique insights into the mechanisms through which changes in limiting resources can alter the nature of trait integration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Developmental instability is genetically correlated with phenotypic plasticity, constraining heritability, and fitness
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15260
    Evolution 67:2923-35. 2013
    ..This demonstration of potential costs in inclusive fitness and heritability provoke a rethinking of the evolutionary role of plasticity. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Population genomics and the causes of local differentiation
    Stephen J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Mol Ecol 21:5393-5. 2012
    ..One is cultural: open access to data from the community of scientists and especially data sets that result from large collaborative efforts. Together, these developments may at last put answers within reach...
  4. pmc Heat shock protein 101 effects in A. thaliana: genetic variation, fitness and pleiotropy in controlled temperature conditions
    S J Tonsor
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:1614-26. 2008
    ..Hsp101 expression appears to carry an important trade-off in reduced root growth. This trade-off may select for suppressed expression under chronically high temperatures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptation to spring heat and drought in northeastern Spanish Arabidopsis thaliana
    Marnin D Wolfe
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 162 Crawford Hall, 4249 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260, USA
    New Phytol 201:323-34. 2014
    ..We propose that this is a syndrome of avoidance through early flowering accompanied by restructuring of the organism that adapts A. thaliana to low-elevation Mediterranean climates...
  6. doi request reprint Clinal variation in seed traits influencing life cycle timing in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Alicia Montesinos-Navarro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 162 Crawford Hall, 4249 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Evolution 66:3417-31. 2012
    ..Despite the genetic-climatic cline, there is polymorphism for life-history strategies within populations, classically interpreted as bet hedging in an unpredictable world...
  7. ncbi request reprint Flower color-flower scent associations in polymorphic Hesperis matronalis (Brassicaceae)
    Cassie J Majetic
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Phytochemistry 68:865-74. 2007
    ..The potential impact that pollinators, conserved biosynthetic pathways, and the genetics of small colonizing populations may have in determining population-specific associations between floral color and floral scent are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spatial population genetic structure in Trillium grandiflorum: the roles of dispersal, mating, history, and selection
    S Kalisz
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Biological Sciences, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Evolution 55:1560-8. 2001
    ..Only a longitudinal stage-specific study of SPGS structure can distinguish between historical events and local selection as causes of increased structure with increasing life history stage...
  9. doi request reprint Arabidopsis thaliana populations show clinal variation in a climatic gradient associated with altitude
    Alicia Montesinos-Navarro
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    New Phytol 189:282-94. 2011
    ..We compared these results with adaptations and clinal relationships reported for other species and with molecular mechanisms described in Arabidopsis...
  10. pmc Something old and something new: wedding recombinant inbred lines with traditional line cross analysis increases power to describe gene interactions
    Tarek W Elnaccash
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10200. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint A simultaneous test of trophic interaction models: which vegetation characteristic explains herbivore control over plant community mass?
    James Patrick Cronin
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:202-12. 2010
    ..Consequently, herbivore reductions of plant community mass were greatest at low resource availability. This adds to evidence that herbivore activity poorly predicts herbivore control...