1) Johnson, M.T.J. (editor). Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Defenses Against Herbivores. Functional Ecology.

(This is a special issue containing 12 review/synthesis articles on current progress and future directions in the field - WATCH FOR IT!)


2) Hersch-Green, E.I., N.E. Turley, M.T.J., Johnson. Community genetics: what have we accomplished and where should we be going? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Series B. In Press

3) Carmona, D., M.J. Lajeunesse, Johnson, M.T.J. Plant traits that predict resistance to herbivores. Functional Ecology. In Press.

4)Johnson, M.T.J. The contribution of evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) to a modern synthesis of evolutionary ecology. Population Ecology. In Press.

5) Johnson, M.T.J., S.D. Smith, M.D. Rausher (2010)Effects of plant sex on range distributions and allocation to reproduction New Phytologist 186:769-779 (link)


6) Johnson, M.T.J., S.D. Smith, M.D. Rausher (2009) Plant sex and the evolution of plant defenses against herbivores Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106:18079-18084 (link)

7) Johnson, M.T.J., A.A. Agrawal, J.L. Maron, J-P. Salminen (2009) Heritability, covariation and natural selection on 24 traits of common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) from a field experiment Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22:1295-1307(link)

8) Johnson, M.T.J., M. Vellend, and J. R. Stinchcombe (2009) Evolution in plant populations as a driver of ecological changes in arthropod communities. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Series B 364:1593-1605 (link)


9) Johnson, M.T.J., R. Dinnage, A. Zhou, and M.D. Hunter (2008) The importance of plant genetic variation for competition among plant species. Journal of Ecology 96:947-955 (pdf)

10) Brady, S., and M. Johnson (2008) Getting and gaining from interviews Nature 456:138 (pdf)

11) Hughes, A.R., B.D. Inouye, M.T.J. Johnson, N. Underwood, and M. Vellend (2008). Ecological consequences of genetic diversity. Ecology Letters 11: 609-623 (pdf)

(cover photo)

12) Jaramillo, A., M.T.J. Johnson, C.R. Rothfels, and R.A. Johnson (2008) The native and exotic avifauna of Easter Island: then and now. Boletin Chileno de Ornitologia 14: 8-21(pdf)

13) Johnson, M.T.J. (2008) Bottom-up effects of plant genotype on aphids, ants and predators. Ecology 89: 145-154 (pdf)

14) Larson, E.L., S.M. Bogdanowicz, A.A. Agrawal, M.T.J. Johnson, and R.G. Harrison (2008) Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite loci in common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis). Molecular Ecology Notes 9: 434-436 (pdf)


15) Johnson, M.T.J., and A.A. Agrawal (2007) Covariation and composition of arthropod species across plant genotypes of evening primrose (Oenothera biennis). Oikos 116: 941-956 (pdf)

16) Johnson, M.T.J., and J.R. Stinchcombe (2007) An emerging synthesis between community ecology and evolutionary biology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 250-257 (pdf)

17) Johnson, M.T.J. (2007) Genotype-by-environment interactions lead to variable selection on life-history strategy in Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20:190-200 (pdf)


18) Johnson, M.T.J., Lajeunesse, M.J., and A.A. Agrawal (2006) Additive and interactive effects of plant genotypic diversity on arthropod communities and plant fitness. Ecology Letters 9:24-34. (pdf with online appendices)

19) McGuire, R.J., and M.T.J. Johnson (2006) Plant genotype and induced responses affect resistance to herbivores on evening primrose (Oenothera biennis). Ecological Entomology 31: 20-31. (pdf)

20) Johnson, M.T.J. (2006) Food for thought on plant-carnivore interactions. Ecology 87: 2138-2139. (pdf)

2005 and earlier

21) Johnson, M.T.J., and A.A. Agrawal (2005) Plant genotype and environment interact to shape a diverse arthropod community on Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) Ecology 86: 874-885. (pdf with online appendices)

22) Johnson, M.T.J., and A.A. Agrawal (2003) The ecological play of predator-prey dynamics in an evolutionary theatre. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18: 549-551. (pdf)

23) Johnson, M.T.J., Burton, T.L., and B.C. Husband (2003) Habitat differentiation between diploid and tetraploid Galax urceolata (Diapensiaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 164: 703-710. (pdf)

24) Agrawal, A.A., Conner, J.K., Johnson, M.T.J., and R. Wallsgrove (2002) Ecological genetics of an induced plant defense against herbivores: additive genetic variance and costs of phenotypic plasticity. Evolution 56: 2206-2213 (pdf)

25) Johnson, M.T., and C.J. Rothfels (2001) The establishment and proliferation of the rare exotic plant, Lythrum hyssopifolia (Hyssop-leaved Loosestrife). Canadian Field-Naturalist 115: 229-233


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