Marloth Nature Reserve



Publications

Carlson, J. E., C.A. Adams and K. E. Holsinger. In press. Intraspecific variation in stomatal traits, leaf traits, and physiology reflects adaptation along aridity gradients in a South African shrub. Annals of Botany.

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Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Holsinger. 2015. Extrapolating from local ecological processes to genus-wide patterns in colour polymorphism in South African Protea. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 282: 20150583. (cover photo).

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   Mitchell, N., T. Moore, H. K. Mollman, J. E. Carlson, K. Mocko, H. Martinez-Cabrera, C. Adams, J. A. Silander, C. S. Jones, C. D. Schlichting, and K. E. Holsinger. 2015. Functional traits in parallel evolutionary radiations and trait-environment associations in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa. American Naturalist 185 10.1086/680051

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Prunier, R. K. E. Holsinger, and J. E. Carlson. 2014. Reconsidering a disjunct distribution: molecular and morphological evidence for two evolutionarily distinct lineages in Protea mundii (Klotsch). South African Journal of Botany 95: 64-69.

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Heschel, M.S., A. Evankow, K.B. Wolfson, J.E. Carlson and K.E. Holsinger. 2014. Drought response diversification in African Protea species. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 442-449.

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Carlson, J.E. and K.E. Holsinger. 2013. Direct and indirect selection on floral pigmentation by pollinators and seed predators in a color polymorphic South African shrub.  Oecologia 171: 905-919

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Carlson. J.E. and K.E. Holsinger. 2012. Developmental plasticity in Protea as an evolutionary response in the Cape Floristic Region PLoS ONE 7(12); e52035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052035 pdf

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Prunier, R., K.E. Holsinger and J.E. Carlson. 2012. The effect of historical legacy on adaptation: do closely related species respond to the environment in the same way? Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25(8): 1636-1649.

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Carlson, J. E., K. E. Holsinger and R. Prunier. 2011. Plant responses to climate in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa: Evidence for adaptive differentiation and plasticity in the Proteaceae. Evolution 65:108-124. (cover photo). pdf. supplementary figure. supplementary material.

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Carlson, J. E. and K. E. Holsinger. 2010. Natural selection on inflorescence color polymorphisms in wild Protea populations: the role of pollinators, seed predators and inter-trait correlations. American Journal of Botany: 97(6): 934-944. (cover photo) pdf.

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Carlson, J. E. 2008. Hummingbird responses to gender-biased nectar production: Are nectar biases maintained by natural or sexual selection? Proc. R. Soc. B: 275: 1717-1726.

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Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Harms. 2007. The benefits of bathing buds: water calyces protect flowers from a microlepidopteran herbivore. Biology Letters: 3: 405-407. pdf.

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Carlson, J. E. 2007. Male-biased nectar production in a protandrous herb matches predictions of sexual selection theory in plants. American Journal of Botany 94(4): 674-682. pdf.

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Carlson, J. E., and K. E. Harms. 2006. The evolution of gender-biased nectar production in hermaphroditic plants. The Botanical Review 72(2): 179-205. pdf.

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Carlson, J. E., E. S. Menges, and P. L. Marks. 2003. Seed dispersal by Gopherus polyphemus at Archbold Biological Station, Florida. Florida Scientist 66(3): 80-87. pdf

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Ashton, K. G. and J. E. Carlson. 2003. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell turtle). Movement. Herpetological Review 34:138. 

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