Cynthia Weinig

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Novel loci control variation in reproductive timing in Arabidopsis thaliana in natural environments
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Genetics 162:1875-84. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Testing adaptive plasticity to UV: costs and benefits of stem elongation and light-induced phenolics
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Evolution 58:2645-56. 2004
  3. pmc Heterogeneous selection at specific loci in natural environments in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Genetics 165:321-9. 2003
  4. pmc A latitudinal cline in flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana modulated by the flowering time gene FRIGIDA
    John R Stinchcombe
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Box G W, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4712-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint QTL architecture of resistance and tolerance traits in Arabidopsis thaliana in natural environments
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Box G W, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1153-63. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary genetics of resistance and tolerance to natural herbivory in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Evolution 57:1270-80. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Constraints on the evolution of adaptive plasticity: costs of plasticity to density are expressed in segregating progenies
    Jennifer M Dechaine
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    New Phytol 176:874-82. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence diversity and haplotype associations with phenotypic responses to crowding: GIGANTEA affects fruit set in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Marcus T Brock
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:3050-62. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic multilevel selection on size and architecture in variable density settings
    Cynthia Weinig
    University of Minnesota, Department of Plant Biology, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 61:58-67. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Resolving the genetic basis of invasiveness and predicting invasions
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 250 Biological Sciences Center, 1445 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Genetica 129:205-16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Novel loci control variation in reproductive timing in Arabidopsis thaliana in natural environments
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Genetics 162:1875-84. 2002
    ..These novel loci suggest the involvement of additional genes in the transition to flowering under ecologically relevant conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Testing adaptive plasticity to UV: costs and benefits of stem elongation and light-induced phenolics
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Evolution 58:2645-56. 2004
    ..This observation suggests that the evolution of adaptive shade avoidance responses to low R:FR in crowded stands will not be constrained by increased sensitivity to UV in elongated plants when they overtop their neighbors...
  3. pmc Heterogeneous selection at specific loci in natural environments in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Genetics 165:321-9. 2003
    ..Thus, both environmental heterogeneity and epistatic selection may maintain genetic variation for fitness in wild plant species...
  4. pmc A latitudinal cline in flowering time in Arabidopsis thaliana modulated by the flowering time gene FRIGIDA
    John R Stinchcombe
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University, Box G W, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4712-7. 2004
    ..More generally, our results indicate that by combining ecological and molecular genetic data, it is possible to understand the forces acting on life history transitions at the level of specific loci...
  5. ncbi request reprint QTL architecture of resistance and tolerance traits in Arabidopsis thaliana in natural environments
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Box G W, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Mol Ecol 12:1153-63. 2003
    ..Our results show how linking molecular-genetic tools with field studies in ecologically relevant settings can clarify the role of specific loci in the evolution of quantitative traits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary genetics of resistance and tolerance to natural herbivory in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Evolution 57:1270-80. 2003
    ..These observations are consistent with the hypothesis that selection may act to maintain resistance and tolerance at intermediate levels in spatially or temporally varying environments or those with varying herbivore populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Constraints on the evolution of adaptive plasticity: costs of plasticity to density are expressed in segregating progenies
    Jennifer M Dechaine
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, St Paul 55108, USA
    New Phytol 176:874-82. 2007
    ..Detection of costs in previous studies may have been limited because historical selection has purged genotypes with costly plasticity, and experimental conditions often lack environmental stresses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sequence diversity and haplotype associations with phenotypic responses to crowding: GIGANTEA affects fruit set in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Marcus T Brock
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 1445 Gortner Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:3050-62. 2007
    ..thaliana...
  9. ncbi request reprint Antagonistic multilevel selection on size and architecture in variable density settings
    Cynthia Weinig
    University of Minnesota, Department of Plant Biology, St Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 61:58-67. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint Resolving the genetic basis of invasiveness and predicting invasions
    Cynthia Weinig
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 250 Biological Sciences Center, 1445 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Genetica 129:205-16. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of phenotypic plasticity in the native dandelion Taraxacum ceratophorum and its invasive congener T. officinale
    Marcus T Brock
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    New Phytol 166:173-83. 2005
    ..officinale within open and vegetated habitats. In contrast to the idea that plasticity promotes invasiveness, results suggest that the lack of plasticity in dispersal-related traits enhances the colonization potential of T. officinale...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plasticity and environment-specific covariances: an investigation of floral-vegetative and within flower correlations
    Marcus T Brock
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Evolution 61:2913-24. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Shade avoidance and the regulation of leaf inclination in Arabidopsis
    Jack L Mullen
    Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:1099-106. 2006
    ..In particular, we found significant changes in leaf inclination for plants exposed to green light. This green light response may be caused, in part, by light-dependent regulation of abscisic acid (ABA) biosynthesis...
  14. pmc Linkage disequilibrium mapping of Arabidopsis CRY2 flowering time alleles
    Kenneth M Olsen
    Department of Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695, USA
    Genetics 167:1361-9. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates the utility of LD mapping for elucidating the genetic basis of natural, ecologically relevant variation in Arabidopsis...