Publications

J. A. Lau  and J. T. Lennon. 2012. Rapid responses of soil microorganisms improve plant fitness in novel environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109:14058-14062. pdf

J. A. Lau. 2012. Evolutionary indirect effects of biological invasions. Oecologia. 170:171-181. pdf

A. D. B. Leakey and J. A. Lau. 2012. Evolutionary context for understanding and manipulating plant performance in past, present, and future [CO2]. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367:613-629. pdf

J. A. Lau, E. J. Bowling, L. E. Gentry, P. A. Glasser, E. A. Monarch, W. M. Olsen, J. Waxmonsky, and R. T. Young. 2012. Direct and interactive effects of ligh and nutrients on the legume-rhizobium mutualism. Acta Oecologica. 39:80-86. pdf

J. A. Lau and J. T. Lennon. 2011. Evolutionary ecology of belowground-aboveground interactions: soil microbial structure alters selection on plant traits. New Phytologist 192:215-224. pdf

K. Heath and J. A. Lau. 2011. Herbivores alter the fitness benefits of a plant-rhizobium mutualism. Acta Oecologica37:87-92. pdf

E. Grman, J. A. Lau, D. R. Schoolmaster Jr., and K. L. Gross. 2010. Environmental contingency of compensatory dynamics and their stabilizing effects on ecosystem function. Ecology Letters 13:1400-1410. pdf

J. A. Lau, R. G. Shaw, P.B. Reich, and P. Tiffin. 2010. Species interactions in a changing environment: elevated CO2 alters the ecological and potential evolutionary consequences of competition. Evolutionary Ecology Research 12:435-455. pdf

J. A. Lau and P. Tiffin. 2009. Elevated CO2 concentrations indirectly affect plant fitness by altering plant defenses. Oecologia 161:401-410. pdf

J. A. Lau, J. Peiffer, P. B. Reich, and P. Tiffin.  2008. Transgenerational effects of global environmental change: Long-term CO2 and nitrogen treatments influence offspring growth response to elevated CO2.  Oecologia 158:141-150. pdf

J. A. Lau, R. E. Miller, and M. D. Rausher.  2008.  Selection through male function favors smaller floral display size in the common morning glory, Ipomoea purpurea (Convolvulaceae).  American Naturalist 172:63-74. pdf

J. A. Lau.  2008.  Beyond the ecological: Biological invasions alter natural selection on a native plant species. Ecology 89:1023-1031. pdf

J. A. Lau, A. C. McCall, K. F. Davies, J. K. McKay, and J. W. Wright.  2008.  Herbivores and edaphic factors constrain the realized niche of a native plant.  Ecology 89:754-762. pdf

J. A. Lau, K. P. Puliafico, J. A. Kopshever, H. Steltzer, E. P. Jarvis, M. Schwarzländer, S. Y. Strauss, and R. A. Hufbauer.  2008.  Effects of activated carbon on plant growth complicate the inference of allelopathic effects.  New Phytologist 178:412-423. pdf

S. Y. Strauss, J. A. Lau, T. W. Schoener, and P. Tiffin.  2008.  Evolution in ecological field experiments: implications for effect size.  Ecology Letters 11:199-207. pdf

J. A. Lau, J. Strengbom, L. R. Stone, P. B. Reich, and P. Tiffin. 2008.  Direct and indirect effects of CO2 enrichment, N fertilization, and community diversity on plant-enemy interactions.  Ecology 89:226-236. pdf

J. A. Lau, R. G. Shaw, P. B. Reich, F. H. Shaw, and P. Tiffin. 2007. Strong ecological but weak evolutionary effects of elevated CO2 on a recombinant inbred population of Arabidopsis thalianaNew Phytologist 175:351-362. pdf

B. Qin, J. A. Lau, J. Kopshever, R. M. Callaway, H. McGray, L. G. Perry, T. L. Weir, M. W. Paschke, J. L. Hierro, J. Yoder, J. M. Vivanco, and S. Y. Strauss. 2007. No evidence for root-mediated allelopathy in Centaurea solstitialis, a species in a commonly allelopathic genus. Biological Invasions 9:897-907. pdf

A. A. Agrawal, J. A. Lau, and P. A. Hambäck.  2006.  Community heterogeneity and the evolution of interactions between plants and insect herbivores.  Quarterly Review of Biology 81:349-376. pdf

J. W. Wright, K. F. Davies, J. A. Lau, A. C. McCall, and J. K. McKay.  2006.  Experimental verification of ecological niche modeling in a heterogeneous environment.  Ecology 87:2433-2439. pdf

J. A. Lau.  2006.  Evolutionary responses of native plants to novel community members.  Evolution 60:56-63. pdf

S. Y. Strauss, J. A. Lau, and S. P. Carroll.  2006.  Evolutionary responses of natives to introduced species: What do introductions tell us about natural communities?    Ecology Letters 9:357-374. pdf

J. A. Lau and S. Y. Strauss.  2005.  Insect herbivores drive important indirect effects of exotic plants on native communities.  Ecology 86:2990-2997. pdf       

J. A. Lau and L. F. Galloway.  2004.   Effects of low-efficiency pollinators on plant fitness and floral trait evolution in Campanula americana (Campanulaceae). Oecologia 141:577-583. pdf

S. Y. Strauss, J. A. Rudgers, J. A. Lau, and R. E. Irwin.  2002.  Direct and ecological costs of resistance to herbivory. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17:278-284. pdf