RJ Mitchell Publications



Referred Publications:tagged

2019. Lanterman, J, P Reeher, RJ Mitchell, K Goodell. Habitat preference and phenology of nest seeking and foraging spring bumble bee queens in northeastern North America (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus). The American Midland Naturalist 182:131-159.

2019. Christopher DA, Mitchell RJ, Trapnell DW, Smallwood PA, Semski WR, Karron JD. Hermaphroditism promotes mate diversity in flowering plants. American Journal of Botany. 106:1131-6.

2018.Miller, T and RJ Mitchell.  Source locality effects on restoration potential in Sphagnum palustre L. from three Ohio sites. The Ohio Journal of Science 118: 34-42.

2018. Whitehead, MR, R Lanfear, RJ Mitchell, JD Karron. Plant mating systems often vary widely among populations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6: 38.

2017.Hallett AC, Mitchell RJ, Chamberlain ER, Karron JD. Pollination success following loss of a frequent pollinator: the role of compensatory visitation by other effective pollinators.   AOB PLANTS  10.1093/aobpla/plx020 (link)

2016. Sorin, YB, RJ Mitchell, DW Trapnell,, JD Karron. Effects of pollination and postpollination processes on selfing rate in Mimulus ringens. American Journal of Botany. 103: 1524-1528.

2015. Fraser, L H, J Pither, A Jentsch, M Sternberg, M Zobel, D Askarizadeh, S Bartha, C Beierkuhnlein, J A Bennett, A Bittel, B Boldgiv, II Boldrini, E Bork, L Brown, M Cabido, J Cahill, C N Carlyle, G Campetella, S Chelli, O Cohen, A-M Csergo, S Díaz, L Enrico, D Ensing, A Fidelis, J D Fridley, B Foster, H Garris, J R Goheen, H A L Henry, M Hohn, M H Jouri, J Klironomos, K Koorem, R Lawrence-Lodge, R Long, P Manning, RJ Mitchell, M Moora, S C Müller, C Nabinger, K Naseri, G E Overbeck, T M Palmer, S Parsons, M Pesek, V D Pillar, R M Pringle, K Roccaforte, A Schmidt, Z Shang, R Stahlmann, G C Stotz, S-i Sugiyama, S Szentes, D Thompson, R Tungalag, S Undrakhbold, M van Rooyen, C Wellstein, J B Wilson, and T Zupo.  Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness.   Science 349:302-305.

2014. Garris, HW, RJ Mitchell, LH Fraser, and LR Barrett. Forecasting climate change impacts on the distribution of wetland habitat in the Midwestern United States. Global Change Biology. 21: 766-776.

2013 Mitchell, RJ, WG Wilson, KG Holmquist, JD Karron. Mating patterns and sire profiles in flowering plants: exploring the effects of pollinator behavior and pollen carryover. PLoSONE 8(10):e76312 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076312

2012. Karron, JD, RJ Mitchell. Effects of floral display size on male and female reproductive success in Mimulus ringensAnnals of Botany . doi:10.1093/aob/mcr193 August 31, 2011

2012. Karron, JD, CT Ivey, RJ Mitchell, MR Whitehead, R Peakall, AL Case. Viewpoint: New perspectives on the evolution of plant mating systems. Annals of Botany doi:10.1093/aob/mcr319. First published online December 30, 2011

2012. Holmquist KG, RJ Mitchell, JD Karron. 2012. Influence of pollinator grooming on pollen-mediated gene dispersal in Mimulus ringens (Phrymaceae). Plant Species Biology: 27:77-85. Cover Photo

2011. Flanagan, RJ, RJ Mitchell, JD Karron.  Effects of multiple competitors for pollination on bumblebee foraging patterns and Mimulus ringens reproductive success. Oikos 120: 200-207

2011. Pan, JJ, D Ammerman, RJ Mitchell. Nutrient amendments in a temperate grassland have negative impacts on early season and exotic plant species. Plant Ecology  212:853-864

2010. Flanagan, RJ, RJ Mitchell, and JD. Karron. Increased relative abundance of an invasive competitor for pollination, Lythrum salicaria, reduces seed number inMimulus ringens. Oecologia 164:445-454.

2009. Mitchell, RJ, R Flanagan, BJ Brown, NM Waser, JD Karron.  New frontiers in competition for pollination. Annals of Botany 103:1403-1413.

2009. Mitchell RJ, Irwin RE, Flanagan RJ Karron JD. Viewpoint: Ecology and evolution of plant-pollinator interactions. Annals of Botany 103:1355-1363

2009. Karron, JD, KG Holmquist, RM Flanagan, RJ Mitchell. Pollinator visitation patterns strongly influence among-flower variation in selfing rate. Annals of Botany103:1379-1383.

2009. Burd, M., TL Ashman, DR Campbell, MR Dudash, MO Johnston, TM Knight, SJMazer, R J Mitchell, J A. Steets, JC VamosiOvule number per flower in a world of unpredictable pollination. American Journal of Botany 96:1159-1167

2009.  Flanagan, R. J., R. J. Mitchell, D. Knutowski, and J. D. Karron. Interspecific pollinator movements reduce pollen deposition and seed production in Mimulusringens (Phrymaceae). American Journal of Botany 96:809-815.

2008. Bernhardt CE, RJ Mitchell, HJ Michaels. Effects of population size and density on pollinator visitation, pollinator behaviour, and pollen tube abundance in Lupinus perennis. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169: 944-953.

2008. Michaels HJ, XJ Shi, RJ Mitchell. Effects of population size on performance and inbreeding depression in Lupinus perennis.  Oecologia 154:651-661.

2006. Karron, JD, RJ Mitchell, JM Bell. Multiple pollinator visits to Mimulus ringens(Phrymaceae) flowers increase mate number and seed set within fruits. American Journal of Botany. 93:1306-1312.

2005. Mitchell, RJ, JD Karron, KG Holmquist, KG, JM. Bell. Patterns of multiplepaternity in fruits of Mimulus ringens (Phrymaceae). American Journal of Botany.92:885-890

2005. Shi, XJ, HJ Michaels, RJ Mitchell. Effects of self-pollination and maternal resources on reproduction and offspring performance in the wild lupine Lupinus perennis(Fabaceae). Sexual Plant Reproduction 18:55-64

2005. Knight, TM, J. Steets, RJ Mitchell, M Johnston, M Burd, M. Dudash, S. Mazer, T-L Ashman. Pollen limitation of plant reproduction: pattern and process. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 36: 467-497

2005. Bell, JM, JD Karron, RJ Mitchell. 2005. Interspecific competition for pollination lowers seed production and outcrossing in Mimulus ringens. Ecology 86:762-771.

2004 Mitchell, RJ. Heritability of nectar traits: why do we know so little? Ecology85:1527-1533. (Invited paper for Special Feature on Community and Evolutionary Ecology of Nectar).

2004. Ashman, T-L, TM Knight, J. Steets, P Amarasekare, M Burd, D Campbell, MDudash, M Johnston, SJ Mazer, RJ Mitchell, MT Morgan, WG Wilson. Pollen limitation of Plant reproduction: Ecological and Evolutionary Causes and Consequences. Ecology 85:2408-2421

2004. Mitchell, RJ, JD Karron, KG Holmquist, JM Bell. 2004 The influence of Mimulusringens floral display size on pollinator visitation patterns. Functional Ecology 18:116-124.

2004. Karron, JD, RJ Mitchell, KG Holmquist, JM Bell, B. Funk. The influence of floral display size on selfing rates in Mimulus ringens. Heredity 92:242-248

2002. Miller, SR, R Gaebel, RJ Mitchell, M Arduser. Occurrence of two species of old world bees, Anthidium manicatum and A. oblongatum (Apoidea: Megachilidae) in northern Ohio and southern Michigan. Great Lakes Entomologist 35:65-69.

2002. Brown, BJ, RJ Mitchell, SA Graham. Competition for pollination between an invasive species (purple loosestrife) and a native congener . Ecology 83: 2328-2336.

2001. Mitchell, RJ, and D. Ankeny. Effects of local conspecific density on reproductive success in Penstemon digitalis (Scrophulariaceae) and Hesperis matronalis(Brassicaceae). Ohio Journal of Science 101:22-27

2001. Brown, BJ, and RJ Mitchell. Competition for pollination by invasive plants: Effects of pollen from Lythrum salicaria (Lythraceae) on seed set in native Lythrum alatum. Oecologia 129:43-49

2001. Mitchell, RJ. Path analysis: pollination. In SM Scheiner and J Gurevitch, eds. Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments, Second Edition, pp 217-234. Oxford University Press.  Revised from 1993. Online data for that chapter are at OUP

2000. Scheiner, SM, RJ Mitchell, H Callahan. Using path analysis to measure natural selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 13:423-433.

2000. Cabin, RJ, DL Marshall, RJ Mitchell. The demographic role of soil seed banks II: investigations of the fate of experimental seeds of the desert mustard Lesquerella fendleri.Journal of Ecology 88:293-302.

1998. RJ Mitchell, DL Marshall. Nonrandom mating and sexual selection in a desertmustard: an experimental approach. American Journal of Botany. 85:48-55

1998. Mitchell, RJ, R.G. Shaw, NM Waser. Pollinator selection, quantitative genetics, and predicted evolutionary responses of floral traits in Penstemon centranthifolius(Scrophulariaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 159:331-337

1998. Cabin, RJ, RJ Mitchell, DL Marshall. An examination of the genetic relationship between Lesquerella fendleri surface plants and soil seeds across five populations. American Journal of Botany 85:1098-1109.

1997. Cabin, RJ, AS Evans, RJ Mitchell. Genetic and phenotypic effects of germination timing and environment: an experimental investigation. Evolution 51:1427-1426.

1997. Cabin, R, AS Evans, RJ Mitchell. Do plants derived from seeds that readily germinate differ from plants derived from seeds that require forcing to germinate? A case study of the desert mustard Lesquerella fendleri. American Midland Naturalist 138:121-133

1997. Mitchell, RJ. Effects of pollen quantity on progeny vigor: evidence from the desert mustard Lesquerella fendleri. Evolution 51:1679-1684.

1997. Mitchell, RJ. Effects of pollination intensity on Lesquerella fendleri seed set: variation among plants. Oecologia 109:382-388.

1997. Roll, JR, RJ Mitchell, RJ Cabin, DL Marshall.. Reproductive success increases with local density of conspecifics in the desert mustard Lesquerella fendleri. Conservation Biology 11:738-746

1997. Brody, AK, RJ Mitchell. Effects of experimental manipulation of inflorescence size in the hummingbird pollinated plant Ipomopsis aggregata. Oecologia 110:86-93

1997. Cabin, R, AS Evans, RJ Mitchell. Do plants derived from seeds that readily germinate differ from plants derived from seeds that require forcing to germinate? A case study of the desert mustard Lesquerella fendleri. American Midland Naturalist 138:121-133

1996. Cabin, RJ, AS Evans, DL Jennings, DL Marshall, RJ Mitchell, AA Sher. Using bud pollinations to avoid self-incompatibility: evidence from three mustards. Canadian Journal of Botany 74:285-289.

1996. Evans, AS, RJ Mitchell, R Cabin. Morphological side effects of using gibberellicacid to induce germination: Consequences for the study of seed dormancy. American Journal of Botany 83:543-549.

1995. Mitchell, RJ & DL Marshall. Effects of pollen proximity on the stigma on paternal success in Lesquerella fendleri. American Journal of Botany 82:462-467.

1994. Mitchell, RJ. Effects of floral traits, pollinator visitation and plant size on Ipomopsisaggregata fruit production. American Naturalist 143:870-889

1993. Mitchell, RJ. Adaptive significance of Ipomopsis aggregata nectar production: observation and experiment in the field. Evolution 47:25-35.

1993. Mitchell, RJ. Path analysis: pollination. In SM Scheiner and J Gurevitch, eds. Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments, pp 211-231. Chapman and Hall.

1993. Mitchell, RJ & RG Shaw. Inheritance of floral characters in the perennial wildflowerPenstemon centranthifolius (Scrophulariaceae):clones and crosses. Heredity 71:185-192

1992. Mitchell, RJ. Testing evolutionary and ecological hypotheses using path analysis and structural equation modeling. Functional Ecology 6:123-129.

1992. Mitchell, RJ & NM Waser. Adaptive significance of Ipomopsis aggregata nectar production: pollination success of single flowers. Ecology 73:633-638.

1991. Campbell, DC, NM Waser, MV Price, EA Lynch, RJ Mitchell. Components of phenotypic selection: pollen export and corolla width in Ipomopsis aggregata. Evolution 45:1458-1467.

1990. Mitchell, RJ & DC Paton. Effects of nectar volume and concentration on sugar intake rates of Australian honeyeaters (Meliphagidae). Oecologia 83:238-246.

1990. Waser, NM & RJ Mitchell. Nectar standing crops in Delphinium nelsonii flowers: spatial autocorrelation among plants? Ecology 71:116-123.

1989. Mitchell, RJ. Is Penstemon centranthifolius truly hummingbird pollinated? Crossosoma 15(6):1-9.

1988. Ellstrand, NC & RJ Mitchell. Spatial and temporal patterns of floral inconstancy in plants and populations of Ipomopsis aggregata (Polemoniaceae). Botanical Gazette 149:209-212.


Unreferred Publications:


2016. Tredennick, AT. Adler, PB, Grace, JB, Harpole, WS, Borer, ET, Seabloom, EW, Anderson, TM, Bakker, JD, Bierderman, LA, Brown, CS, Buckley, YM, Chu, C, Collins, SL, Crawley, MJ, Fay, PA, Firn, J, Gruner, DS, Hagenah, N, Hautier, Y, Hector, A, Hillebrand, H, Kirkman, K, Knops, JMH, Laungani, R, Lind, EM, MacDougall, AS, McCulley, RL, Mitchell, RJ, Moore, JL, Morgan, JW, Orrock, JL, Peri, PL, Prober, SM, Risch, AC, Schutz, M, Speciale, KL, Standish, RJ, Sullivan, LL, Wardle, GM, Williams, RJ, Yang, LH. Comment on ‘Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science 351: 457.

2016.  Pither J., Fraser, LH, Jentsch A, Sternberg, M, Zobel, M, Cahill, J, Askarizadeh, D, Bartha, S, Beierkuhnlein, C, Bennett, JA, Boldgiv, B, Brown, L, Cabido, M, Carlyle, CN, Campetella, G., Chelli, S, Csergo, A, Díaz, S, Enrico, L., Ensing, D., Fidelis, A., Garris, H., J.R., Henry, H.A.L., Hohn, M, Klironomos, J, Koorem, K, Lawrence-Lodge, Manning, P, Mitchell, R, Moora, M, Nabinger, C, Pillar, VD, Sugiyama, S, Szentes, S, Tungalag, R, Undrakhbold, S Wellstein, C, Zupo, T. Reply to Comment on ‘Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science 351: 457.

2008. Irwin, RE, RJ Mitchell, JD Karron.  The Ecology and Evolution of Plant-Pollinator Interactions (Conference Review). Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 89: 481-484.

2008. Mitchell, RJ, TL Ashman. Predicting the evolutionary consequences of pollinator declines: the long and short of floral evolution.  NewPhytologist. 177:576-579. Solicited commentary.

2000. Cabin, RJ, RJ Mitchell. To Bonferroni or not to Bonferroni: when and how are the questions. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America81:246-248.

1994. Mitchell, RJ. Techniques & detective work in pollination biology. Ecology 75:1187-1188

1993. Mitchell, RJ, D Bleakly, R Cabin, R Chan, B Enquist, A Evans, T Lowrey, D Marshall, S Reed, G Stevens, N Waser. Species Concepts. Nature 364:20.