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A Test for Pre-Adapted Phenotypic Plasticity in the Invasive Tree Acer negundo L.
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-09-09)
Phenotypic plasticity is a key mechanism associated with the spread of exotic plants and previous studies have found that invasive species are generally more plastic than co-occurring species. Comparatively, the evolution ...
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: the Importance of Rejection, Power, and Editors in the Practice of Scientific Publishing
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-12-30)
Peer review is an important element of scientific communication but deserves quantitative examination. We used data from the handling service manuscript Central for ten mid-tier ecology and evolution journals to test whether ...
A checklist for choosing between R packages in ecology and evolution
The open source and free programming language R is a phenomenal mechanism to address a multiplicity of challenges in ecology and evolution. It is also a complex ecosystem because of the diversity of solutions available to ...
Ten simple rules for writing statistical book reviews
Statistical books can provide deep insights into statistics and software. There are, however, many resources available to the practitioner. Book reviews have the capacity to function as a critical mechanism for the learner ...
Shrubs indirectly increase desert seedbanks through facilitation of the plant community
(Public Library of Science, 2019)
The mechanisms supporting positive ecological interactions are important. Foundation species can structure desert biodiversity by facilitating seedbanks of annual plants, but the direct and indirect mechanisms of shrub ...