George D Weiblen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How to be a fig wasp
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:299-330. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic dispersion of host use in a tropical insect herbivore community
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Ecology 87:S62-75. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlated evolution in fig pollination
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Syst Biol 53:128-39. 2004
  4. pmc Population genetics of ecological communities with DNA barcodes: an example from New Guinea Lepidoptera
    Kathleen J Craft
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5041-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in dioecious figs (Ficus, Moraceae)
    Annika M Moe
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Am J Bot 98:e25-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Biogeography and divergence times in the mulberry family (Moraceae)
    Nyree J C Zerega
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:402-16. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Phylogenetic signal variation in the genomes of Medicago (Fabaceae)
    Jeremy B Yoder
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul MN 55108, USA
    Syst Biol 62:424-38. 2013
  8. pmc Identification of candidate genes affecting Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol biosynthesis in Cannabis sativa
    M David Marks
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Exp Bot 60:3715-26. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Speciation in fig pollinators and parasites
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul 55108, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:1573-8. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Pollinator-mediated reproductive isolation among dioecious fig species (Ficus, Moraceae)
    Annika M Moe
    Biology Department, Syracuse University, 114 Life Sciences Complex, 107 College Place, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Evolution 66:3710-21. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint How to be a fig wasp
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 47:299-330. 2002
    ..This new synthesis of fig wasp research attempts to integrate recent contributions with the older literature and to promote research on diverse topics ranging from behavioral ecology to molecular evolution...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic dispersion of host use in a tropical insect herbivore community
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Ecology 87:S62-75. 2006
    ..We interpret this as evidence that a substantial fraction of tropical forest insect herbivores are clade specialists...
  3. ncbi request reprint Correlated evolution in fig pollination
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Syst Biol 53:128-39. 2004
    ..The most outstanding evidence of correlated evolution between these obligate mutualists is that interacting trait correlations are stronger than within-lineage allometric relationships...
  4. pmc Population genetics of ecological communities with DNA barcodes: an example from New Guinea Lepidoptera
    Kathleen J Craft
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5041-6. 2010
    ..Population genetic comparisons among herbivores of major tropical and temperate regions are needed to test predictions of ecological theory and evaluate global patterns of biodiversity...
  5. doi request reprint Development and characterization of microsatellite loci in dioecious figs (Ficus, Moraceae)
    Annika M Moe
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Am J Bot 98:e25-7. 2011
    ..Schum. & Lauterb. (section Sycocarpus), and Ficus copiosa Steud. (section Sycidium) were developed to estimate gene flow among closely related fig species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biogeography and divergence times in the mulberry family (Moraceae)
    Nyree J C Zerega
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:402-16. 2005
    ..These findings invite a reevaluation of the biogeography of fig pollination and highlight the need for incorporating multiple sources of evidence in biogeographical reconstructions...
  7. doi request reprint Phylogenetic signal variation in the genomes of Medicago (Fabaceae)
    Jeremy B Yoder
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul MN 55108, USA
    Syst Biol 62:424-38. 2013
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  8. pmc Identification of candidate genes affecting Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol biosynthesis in Cannabis sativa
    M David Marks
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Exp Bot 60:3715-26. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Speciation in fig pollinators and parasites
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul 55108, USA
    Mol Ecol 11:1573-8. 2002
    ..These observations on fig parasites are consistent with a neglected model of sympatric speciation...
  10. doi request reprint Pollinator-mediated reproductive isolation among dioecious fig species (Ficus, Moraceae)
    Annika M Moe
    Biology Department, Syracuse University, 114 Life Sciences Complex, 107 College Place, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Evolution 66:3710-21. 2012
    ..Selection on pollinators maintaining host specificity appears to be an important mechanism of contemporary reproductive isolation among these taxa that could potentially influence their diversification...
  11. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in hemp and marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) according to amplified fragment length polymorphisms
    Shannon L Datwyler
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:371-5. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Phylogeny, biogeography, and ecology of Ficus section Malvanthera (Moraceae)
    Nina Rønsted
    Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3DS, UK
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:12-22. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests?
    Vojtech Novotny
    Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences and Department of Zoology, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Science 313:1115-8. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the latitudinal gradient in insect species richness could be a direct function of plant diversity, which increased sevenfold from our temperate to tropical study sites...
  14. pmc Oviposition strategies, host coercion and the stable exploitation of figs by wasps
    Douglas W Yu
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation CEEC and the School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1185-95. 2004
    ..Our approach provides a mechanistic implementation of this idea, with potential applications to other mutualisms and to theories of virulence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low host specificity of herbivorous insects in a tropical forest
    Vojtech Novotny
    Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences and Biological Faculty, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Nature 416:841-4. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Low beta diversity of herbivorous insects in tropical forests
    Vojtech Novotny
    Biology Center of the Czech Academy of Sciences and School of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Nature 448:692-5. 2007
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