Refereed articles


1.     Cadotte, M. W. and T. J. Davies. 2016. Ecophylogenetics: Using phylogenies in ecology Princeton University Press. order

2.     Keller, R. P., M. W. Cadotte & G. Sandiford (Editors). 2014. Invasive species in a globalized world. University of Chicago Press

3.     Cadotte, M.W., S. M. McMahon and T. Fukami (Editors). 2006 Conceptual ecology and invasion biology: reciprocal approahes to nature. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

1.     Violle, C., W. Thuiller, N. Mouquet, F. Munoz, N. J. B. Kraft, M. W. Cadotte, S. W. LivingstoneG, and D. Mouillot. Functional rarity: the ecology of outliers. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. In press

2.     Harpole, W. S., L. L. Sullivan, E. M. Lind, J. Firn, P. B. Adler, E. T. Borer, J. Chase, P. A. Fay, Y. Hautier, H. Hillebrand, A. S. MacDougall, E. W. Seabloom, R. Williams, J. D. Bakker, M. W. Cadotte, E. J. Chaneton, C. Chu, E. E. Cleland, C. D’Antonio, K. F. Davies, D. S. Gruner, N. Hagenah, K. Kirkman, J. M. H. Knops, K. J. La Pierre, R. L. McCulley, J. L. Moore, J. W. Morgan, S. M. Prober, A. C. Risch, M. Schuetz, C. J. Stevens, and P. D. Wragg. A Global test of the niche dimension hypothesis for plant species diversity. Nature. In press.

3.     LiG, S., M. W. Cadotte, S. J. Meiners, Z. Pu, T. Fukami, L. Jiang. 2016. Convergence and divergence in a long-term old-field succession: the importance of spatial scale and species abundance. Ecology Letters. In press.

4.     LiG, L., Z., Li, M. W. Cadotte, P. Jia, G. Chen, L. S. Jin, G. Du. Phylogenetic conservatism and climate factors shape flowering phenology in alpine meadows. Oecologia In press

5.     Gianuca, A. T., S. A. J. Declerck, M. W. Cadotte, C. Souffreau, T, De Bie and L. De Meester. Integrating single α- and β-niche traits with phylogenetic information reveals contrasting assembly processes in freshwater zooplankton. Ecography  In press

6.     Davies, T. J., M. C. Urban, B. Rayfield, M. W. Cadotte, and P. R. Peres-Neto. 2016. Deconstructing the relationships between phylogenetic diversity and ecology: a case study on ecosystem functioning. Ecology, In press.

7.     MacIvorP†, J. S. M. W. Cadotte, S. LivingstoneG, J. Lundholm, and S. L. YasuiG. 2016. Phylogenetic ecology and the greening of cities. Journal of Applied Ecology In press.

8.     Flores-Moreno, H., P. B. Reich, E. M. Lind, L. L. Sullivan, E. W. Seabloom, L. Yahdjian, A. S. MacDougall, L. Reichmann, J. Alberti, S. Baez, J. D. Bakker, C. S. Brown, M. W. Cadotte, M. C. Caldeira, E. J. Chaneton, C. D’Antonio, P. A. Fay, J. Firn, N. Hagenah, W. S. Harpole, O. Iribarne, K. P. Kirkman, J. M. H. Knops, K. J. La Pierre, R. Laungani, A. D. B. Leakey, R. L. McCulley, J. L. Moore, J. Pascual, D. A. Wedin, and E. T. Borer. 2016. Climate modifies responses of non-native and native species richness to nutrient enrichment. Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society of London, Series B. In press.

9.     Rohr, J., A. Farag, M. W. Cadotte, W. Clements, J. Smith, C. Ulrich, R. Woods. 2016. Transforming ecosystems: When, where, and how to restore contaminated sites. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management in press.

10.     Bassler, C. M. W. Cadotte, B. Beudert, C. Heibl, M. Blaschke, J. H. Bradtka, S. Werth and J. Muller. 2016. Contrasting patterns of lichen functional diversity and species richness across an elevation gradient. Ecography.

11.     Veron, S., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte, P. Clergeau, S. Pavoine. 2016. Predicting loss of evolutionary history: where are we? Biological Reviews In press.

12.     TuckerG†, C.M., M. W. Cadotte, S. B. Carvalho, T. J. Davies, S. Ferrier, S. A. Fritz, R. Grenyer, M. R. Helmus, L. S. JinG, A. O. Mooers, S. Pavoine, O. Purschke, D. W. Redding, D. F. Rosauer, M. Winter, F. Mazel. 2016. Unifying phylogenetic metrics for conservation, community ecology and macroecology. Biological Reviews 19: 845-854.

13.     Thorn, S. C. Bassler, M. Bernhard-Romermann, M. W. Cadotte, C. Heibl, H. Schafer, S. Seibold and J. Muller. 2016. Stochastic extinction cause species loss under declining resources in a natural ecosystem. Ecology Letters 19: 163-170.

14.     Luo, Y. J. Liu, S. Tan, M. W. Cadotte, Y. Wang, K. Xu, D. Li, and L. Gao. 2016. Trait-based community assembly along subalpine elevational gradients: quantifying the roles of environmental factors in inter- and intraspecific variability. PLoS One 0155749.

15.     Bassler, C., J. Muller, M. W. Cadotte, C. Heibl, J. H. Bradtka, S. Thorn, and H. Halbwachs. 2015. Functional response of lignicolous fungal guilds to bark beetle deforestation. Ecological Indicators 69:149-160.

16.     Cadotte, M. W., C. A. ArnillasG, S. W. LivingstoneG & S. L. E. YasuiG. 2015. Predicting communities from functional traits. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30: 510-511.

17.     LiG, S., M. W. Cadotte, S. J. Meiners, Z. Hua, L. Jiang, W. Shu. 2015. Species colonisation, not competitive exclusion, drives community overdispersion over long-term succession.  Ecology Letters 18: 964-973.

18.     LiG, S., M. W. Cadotte, S. J. Meiners, Z. Hua, H. Shu, J. Li, W. Shu. 2015. The effects of phylogenetic relatedness on invasion success and impact: deconstructing Darwin’s naturalization conundrum.  Ecology Letters 18: 1285-1292.

19.     Cadotte, M. W. 2015. Phylogenetic diversity and productivity: gauging interpretations from experiments that do not manipulate phylogenetic diversity. Functional Ecology 29: 1603-1606.

20.     Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Buckley, Y.M., Cleland, E.E., Davies, K.F., Firn, J., Harpole, W.S., Hautier, Y., Lind, E.M., MacDougall, A.S., Orrock, J.L., Prober, S.M., Adler, P.B., Anderson, T.M., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Brown, C.S., Brudvig, L.A., Cadotte, M., Chu, C., Cottingham, K.L., Crawley, M.J., Damschen, E.I., Dantonio, C.M., DeCrappeo, N.M., Du, G., Fay, P.A., Frater, P., Gruner, D.S., Hagenah, N., Hector, A., Hillebrand, H., Hofmockel, K.S., Humphries, H.C., Jin, V.L., Kay, A., Kirkman, K.P., Klein, J.A., Knops, J.M.H., La Pierre, K.J., Ladwig, L., Lambrinos, J.G., Li, Q., Li, W., Marushia, R., McCulley, R.L., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J., Mortensen, B., O'Halloran, L.R., Pyke, D.A., Risch, A.C., Sankaran, M., Schuetz, M., Simonsen, A., Smith, M.D., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L., Wolkovich, E., Wragg, P.D., Wright, J. & Yang, L. (2015) Plant species' origin predicts dominance and response to nutrient enrichment and herbivores in global grasslands. Nat Commun, 6: 7710.

21.     Hipp, A. L., D. J. Larkin, R. Barak, M. L. Bowles, M. W. Cadotte, S. K. Jacobi, E. Lonsdorf, B. C. Scharenbroch, E. Williams, E. Weiher. 2015. Phylogeny in the service of ecological restoration. American Journal of Botany 102: 647-648.

22.     Pearse, W. D., M. W. Cadotte, J. Cavender-Bares, Anthony R. Ives, C. M. Tucker, S. C. Walker, and M. R. Helmus. 2015. pez: Phylogenetics for the Environmental Sciences. Bioinformatics btv277.

23.     Cadotte, M.W. 2015. Topology is more important than branch lengths for phylogenetic diversity-ecosystem function relationships. Functional Ecology 29: 718-723.

24.     JinG,, L. S., M. W. Cadotte & M. J. Fortin. 2015. Phylogenetic turnover implicates niche conservatism in montane plant species. Journal of Ecology 103: 742-749.

25.     LiG, S., T. Guo, M. W. Cadotte, Y, Chen, Z, Hua, J, Kuang, Y. Zeng, Y. Song, W. Shu & J. Li. 2015. Contrasting effects of phylogenetic relatedness on plant invader success in experimental grassland communities. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 89-99.

26.     Meiners, S.J., M.W. Cadotte, J.D. Fridley, S.T.A. Pickett, and L. R. Walker. 2014. Has successional research reached its climax? Functional Ecology 29: 154-164.

27.     Liu, J., X. Zhang, F. Song, S. Zhou, M. W. Cadotte and C. Bradshaw. 2015. Explaining maximum variation in productivity requires phylogenetic diversity and single functional traits. Ecology 96: 176-183.

28.     Bassler, C., R. Ernst, M. W. Cadotte, C. Heibl and J. Muller. 2014. Management intensity in beech forests affects fungal community assembly processes. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 939-948.

29.     E.T. Borer, Seabloom, E.W., Gruner, D. S., Harpole, W.S., Hillebrand, H., Lind, E., Adler, P. B., Alberti, J., Anderson, T.M., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L., Blumenthal, D., Brown, C.S., Brudvig, L.A., Buckley, Y.M., Cadotte, M.W., Chu, C., Cleland, E.E., Crawley, M.J., Daleo, P., Damschen, E.I., Davies, K.F., DeCrappeo, N.M., Du, G., Firn, F., Hautier, Y., Heckman, R.W., Hector, A., HilleRisLambers, J., Iribarne, O., Klein, J.A., Knops, J.M.H., La Pierre, K.J., Leakey, A.D.B., Li, W., MacDougall, A.S., McCulley, R.L., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Mortensen, B., O'Halloran, L.R., Orrock, J.L., Pascual, J., Prober, S.M., Pyke, D.A., Risch, A.C., Schuetz, M., Smith, M.D., Stevens, C.J., Sullivan, L.L., Williams, R.J., Wragg, P.D., Wright, J.P., and Yang, L.H. 2014. Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation. Nature 508: 517-520.      

30.     Colautti, R.I., J.D. Parker, M.W. Cadotte, P. Pysek, C.S. Brown, D.F. Sax, D.M. Richardson. 2014. Quantifying the invasiveness of species. Neobiota 21: 7-27.

31.     JeganmohanU, S., C. M. TuckerG & M. W. Cadotte. 2014. Competition affects metacommunity dispersal. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88344.

32.     SchrieverG,, T. A., M. W. Cadotte and D. D. Williams. 2014. How hydroperiod and species richness affect the balance of resource flows across aquatic-terrestrial habitats. Aquatic Sciences 76: 131-143.

33.     Cadotte, M. W., C. Albert and S. Walker. 2013. The ecology of differences: integrating evolutionary and functional distances. Ecology Letters 16: 1234-1244.

34.     Cadotte, M. W. 2013. Experimental evidence that evolutionarily diverse assemblages result in higher productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110: 8996-9000.

35.     TuckerG, C. M. & M. W. Cadotte. 2013. Unifying conservation biodiversity measures. Diversity and Distributions 19: 845-854.

36.     TuckerG,, C. M. & M. W. Cadotte. 2013. Fire variability, as well as frequency, helps maintain diversity in fire-dominated landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 594-602.

37.     DinnageG,, R., Cadotte, M. W., N. Haddad, G. Crutsinger & D. Tilman. 2012. Diversity of plant evolutionary lineages promotes arthropod diversity. Ecology Letters 15: 1308-1317.

38.     Cadotte, M. W. L. R. MehrkensU and D. N. L. Menge. 2012. Gauging the impact of meta-analysis on ecology. Evolutionary Ecology 26:  1153-1167.

39.     Cadotte, M. W., R. DinnageG & D. Tilman. 2012. Phylogenetic diversity promotes ecosystem stability. Ecology 93: s223-233.

40.     TuckerG,, C. M., M. W. Cadotte, T. J. Davies & A. G. Rebelo. 2012. The distribution of biodiversity: linking richness to geographical and evolutionary rarity in a biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Biology 26: 593-601.

41.     Srivastava, D. S., Cadotte, M. W., MacDonald, A. A. M., Mirotchnick, N. and Marushia, R. G. 2012. Phylogenetic diversity and the functioning of ecosystems. Ecology Letters 15: 637-648.

42.     Cadotte, M. W., K. CarscaddenG, N. MirotchnickG. 2011. Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services. Journal of Applied Ecology 48:1079-1087.

43.     Connolly, J., M. W. Cadotte, C. Brophy, A. Dooley, J. Finn, L. Kirwan, C. Roscher, and A. Weigelt. 2011. Phylogenetically diverse grassland communities are associated with pairwise interspecific processes that increase biomass. Ecology 92: 1385-1392.

44.     Cadotte, M. W. & S. Strauss. 2011. Phylogenetic patterns of colonization and extinction in experimentally assembled plant communities. PLoS ONE 6: e19363

45.     Massol, F, A. Gravel, N. Mouquet, M.W. Cadotte, T. Fukami, M. Leibold. 2011. Linking ecosystem and community dynamics through spatial ecology. Ecology Letters 14: 313-323.

46.     Cadotte, M. W., E. Borer, E. Seabloom, J. Cavender-Bares, S. Harpole, E. Cleland and K. Davies. 2010. Phylogenetic patterns differ for native and exotic plant communities across a richness gradient in Northern California. Diversity and Distributions 16: 892-901.

47.     MarushiaP,, R. G., M. W. Cadotte and J. S. Holt. 2010. Phenology as the basis for management of exotic annual plants in desert invasions. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 1290-1299

48.     Cadotte, M. W. and T. J. Davies. 2010. Rarest of the rare: advances in combining evolutionary distinctiveness and scarcity to inform conservation at biogeographical scales. Diversity and Distributions 16: 376-385.

49.     Cadotte, M. W., T. J. Davies, J. Regetz, S. Kembel, E. Cleland and T. H. Oakley. 2010. Phylogenetic diversity metrics for ecological communities: integrating species richness, abundance and evolutionary history. Ecology Letters 13: 96-105.

50.     Cadotte, M. W., J. Cavender-Bares, D. Tilman and T.H. Oakley. 2009. Using phylogenetic, functional and trait diversity to understand patterns of plant community productivity. PLoS ONE 4(5): e5695.

51.     Crutsinger, G. M., M. W. Cadotte and N. J. Sanders. 2009. Plant genetics shapes inquiline community structure across spatial scales. Ecology Letters 12: 285-292.

52.     Cadotte, M. W., M. A. Hamilton and B. R. Murray. 2009. Phylogenetic relatedness and plant invader success across two spatial scales. Diversity and Distributions 15: 481-488.

53.     Cardinale, B. J., D. S. Srivastava, J. E. Duffy, J. P. Wright, A. L. Downing, M. Sankaran, C. Jouseau, M. W. Cadotte, I. T. Carroll, J. J. Weis, A. Hector, and M. Loreau. 2009. Effects of biodiversity on the functioning of ecosystems: A summary of 164 experimental manipulations of species richness. Ecology 90: 854.

54.     Cadotte, M. W., B. J. Cardinale, and T. H. Oakley. 2008. Evolutionary history and the effect of biodiversity on plant productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105: 17012-17017.

55.     Hillebrand, H., D. M. Bennett and M. W. Cadotte. 2008. The consequences of dominance. Ecology 89: 1510-1520.

56.     Cardinale, B. J., J. P. Wright, M. W. Cadotte, I. T. Carroll, A. Hector, D. S. Srivastava, M. Loreau and J. J. Weis. 2007. Impacts of plant diversity on biomass production increase through time due to complimentary resource use: A meta-analysis of 45 experiments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 18123-18128.

57.     Cadotte, M. W. 2007. Concurrent niche and neutral processes in the competition-colonization model of species coexistence. Proceedings of the Royal Society, series B 274: 2739-2744.

58.     Eldridge, M. L., M. W. Cadotte, A. E. Rozmus and S. W. Wilhelm. 2007. The response of bacterial groups to changes in available iron in the Eastern subtropical Pacific Ocean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 348: 11-22.

59.     Cadotte, M. W. and J. Lovett-Doust. 2007. Core and satellite species in degraded habitats: an analysis using Malagasy tree communities. Biodiversity and Conservation 16: 2515-2529.

60.     Cadotte, M. W., S. JantzU and D. V. MaiU. 2007. Photo-dependent population dynamics of Stentor Coeruleus and its consumption of Colpidium striatum. Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 674-677.

61.     Cadotte, M. W. 2007. Competition-colonization tradeoffs and disturbance effects at multiple scales. Ecology 88: 823-829.

62.     Cadotte, M. W., D. V. MaiU, S. JantzU, M.D. Collins, M. KeeleU and J. A. Drake. 2006. On testing the competition-colonization tradeoff in a multispecies assemblage. American Naturalist 168: 704-709.

63.     Cadotte, M. W., A. FortnerU and T. Fukami. 2006. The effects of enrichment, dispersal, predation and spatial scale on community structure. Oecologia 149: 150-157.

64.     Cadotte, M. W. 2006. Dispersal and species diversity: a meta-analysis. American Naturalist 167: 913-924.

65.     Cadotte, M. W. 2006. Metacommunity influences on community richness at multiple spatial scales: a microcosm experiment. Ecology 87: 1008-1016.

66.     Cadotte, M. W., B. Murray and J. Lovett-Doust. 2006. Evolutionary and ecological factors influencing Ontario plant invader success. Ecoscience 13: 388-395.

67.     Cadotte, M. W., B. Murray and J. Lovett-Doust. 2006. Using database analyses to test widespread ecological generalities in invasions biology. Biological Invasions 8: 809-821.

68.     Cadotte, M. W. and T. Fukami. 2005. Dispersal, spatial scale and species diversity in a hierarchically structured experimental landscape. Ecology Letters 8: 548-557.

69.     Cadotte, M. W., J. A. Drake and T. Fukami. 2005. Constructing nature: laboratory models as necessary tools for investigating complex ecological communities. Advances in Ecological Research 37: 333-353.

70.     Hamilton, M.A., B.R. Murray, M.W. Cadotte, G.C. Hose, A.C. Baker, C. J. Harris, and D. Licari. 2005. Life-history correlates of plant invasiveness at regional and continental scales. Ecology Letters 8: 1066-1074.

71.     Cadotte, M. W., J. Lovett-Doust, R. Franck, and L. Reza. 2002. Tree and shrub abundance and diversity in fragmented coastal tropical forest of southeastern Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 1417-1436.

72.     Cadotte, M. W. and J. Lovett-Doust. 2002. Ecological and taxonomic differences between rare and common plants of southwestern Ontario. Ecoscience 9: 397-407.

73.     Khedr, A. H., M. W. Cadotte, A. El-Keblawy, and J. Lovett-Doust. 2002. Phylogenetic diversity and ecological features in the Egyptian flora. Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 1809-1824.

74.Cadotte, M. W. and J. Lovett-Doust. 2001. Ecological and taxonomic differences between native and introduced plants of southwestern Ontario. Ecoscience 8: 230-238.

Supervised co-authors are indicated by: UUndergraduate; GGraduate; and PPostdoctoral scholars. Corresponding author. My author position is always ordered according to contribution