Formal research is shared among the academic community via peer-reviewed research. These research projects and associated methods, analyses, results, and conclusions have been rigorously reviewed by experts in the respective discipline. Published works conducted at rare are listed below (* indicates rare staff):
Punzalan, D. and Rowe, L. 2017. Hybridisation and lack of prezygotic barriers between Phymata pennsylvanica and americana. Ecological Entomology, doi:10.1111/een.12380.
Kreiner, J.M., Kron, P., and Husband, B.C. 2017. Frequency and maintenance of unreduced gametes in natural plant populations: associations with reproductive mode, life history and genome size. New Phytologist, doi:10.111/nph.14423.
Seuradge, B.J., Oelbermann, M., and Neufeld, J.D. 2017. Depth-dependent influence of different land-use systems on bacterial biogeography. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93(2):fiw239.
Lu, X., Seuradge, B., and Neufeld, J.D. 2017. Biogeography of soil Thaumarchaeota in relation to soil depth and land usage. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 93(2):fiw246.
Bhamjee, R., Lindsay, J.B., and Cockburn, J. 2015. Monitoring ephemeral headwaters streams: a paired-sensor approach. Hydrological Processes, 30:888-898.
Tefler, A.C., Young, M.R, Quinn, J.* … deWaard, J.R. 2015. Biodiversity inventories in high gear: DNA barcoding facilitates a rapid biotic survey of a temperate nature reserve. Biodiversity Data Journal 3:e6313
Harvey, E. and MacDougall, A.S. 2015. Spatially heterogeneous perturbations homogenize the regulation of insect herbivores. The American Naturalist, 186(5):632-633.
Harvey, E. and MacDougall, A.S. 2015. Habitat loss and herbivore attack in recruiting oaks. The American Midland Naturalist, 173(2):218-228.
Henry, T.A., Bainard, J.D., and Newmaster, S.G. 2014. Genome size evolution in Ontario ferns (Polypodiidae): evolutionary correlations with cell size, spore size, and habitat type and an absence of genome downsizing. Genome, 57:555-566.
Brunke, A.J., Bahlal, C.A., Klimaszewski, J., and Hallett, R.H. 2014. Rove beetles (Coleptera: Staphylinidae) in Ontario, Canada soybean agrocecosystems: assemblage diversity, composition, seasonality, and habitat use. The Canadian Entomologist, 146(06):652-670.
Harvey, E., and MacDougall, A.S. 2014. Trophic island biogeography drives spatial divergence of community establishment. Ecology, 95(10):2870-2878.
Drystek, E., and MacDougall, A.S. 2014. Granivory reduces biomass and lignin concentrations of plant tissue during grassland assembly. Basic and Applied Ecology, 15:142-150.
Ercit, K. 2014. Size and sex of cricket prey predict capture by a sphecid wasp. Ecological Entomology, 39:195-202.
Woodcock, T.S., Pekkola, L.J., Dawson, C., Gadallah, F.L., and Kevan, P.G. 2014. Development of a Pollination Service Measurement (PSM) method using potted plant phytometry. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, April 2014.
Germain, R.M., Johnson, L., Schneider, S., Cottenie, K., Gillis, E.A., and MacDougall, A.S. 2013. Spatial variability in plant predation determines the strength of stochastic community assembly. The American Naturalist, 182(2):169-179.
Brunke, A.J, Klimaszewski, J., Dorval, J.A., Bourdon, C., Paiero, S.M., and Marshall, S.A. 2012. New species and distributional records of Aleocharinae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from Ontario, Canada, with a checklist of recorded species. ZooKeys, 186:119-206.
Bainard, J.D., Henry, T.A., Bainard, L.D., and Newmaster, S.G. 2011. DNA content variation in monilophytes and lycophytes: large genomes that are not endopolyploid. Chromosome Research, 19:763-775.
Bhamjee, R., and Lindsay, J.B. 2011. Ephemeral stream sensor design using state loggers. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15:1009-1021.
Broders, K.D., and Boland, G.J. 2011. Reclassification of the butternut canker fungus, Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum, into the genus Ophiognomonia. Fungal Biology, 115:70-79.
Broders, K.D., Woeste, K.E., SanMiguel, P.J., Westerman, R.P., and Boland, G.J. 2011. Discovery of single-0nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the uncharacterized genome of the ascomycete Ophiognomonia clavigignenti-juglandacearum from 454 sequence data. Molecular Ecology Resources, 11(4):693-702.
Brunke, A.J., and Marshall, S.A. 2011. Contributions to the faunistics and bionomics of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in northeastern North America: discoveries made through study of the University of Guelph Insect Collection, Ontario, Canada. ZooKeys, 75:29-68.
Sherrard, M.E., and Maherali, H. 2011. Local adaptation across a fertility gradient is influenced by soil biota in the invasive grass, Bromus inermis. Evolutionary Ecology, 26(3):529-544.
Broders, K.D., and Boland, G.J. 2010. Molecular diagnostic assay for detection of the butternut canker pathogen Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum. Plant Disease, 94(8):952-958.
Brunke, A.J., and Majka, C.G. 2010. The adventive genus Xantholinus Dejean (Coleopters, Staphylinidae, Staphylininae) in North America: new record and a synthesis of distributional data. ZooKeys, 50:51-61.
Kron, P., and Husband, B.C. 2009. Hybridization and the reproductive pathways mediating gene flow between native Malus coronaria and domestic apple, M. domestica. Botany, 87:864-874.