Michele R. Dudash Publications: 

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Zhou, J.G, M.R. Dudash, C.B. Fenster and E.A. Zimmer. 2016. Development of Highly Variable Microsatellite Markers for the Tetraploid Silene stellata L. (Caryophyllaceae),  Applications in Plant Sciences (In press)

Stewart, A.B. G & M.R. Dudash*. 2016. Field evidence of strong differential pollen placement by Old World bat-pollinated plants. Annals of Botany (In press).

Stewart, A.B.G & M.R. Dudash*. 2016. Flower-visiting bat species contribute unequally towards agricultural pollination ecosystem services in southern Thailand. Biotropica (In press).

Rushing, C.S.G, P.P. Marra, M.R. Dudash*. 2016. Winter habitat quality but not long-distance dispersal influence apparent reproductive success in a migratory bird. Ecology 97: 1218-1227.

Zhou, J.G, M.R. Dudash*, C.B. Fenster*. 2016. Cannibalism during early larval development of Hadena ectypa Morrison (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).  Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 118: 450-455.

Stewart, A.B. G & M.R. Dudash*. 2016. Differential pollen placement on an Old World nectar bat increases pollination efficiency. Annals of Botany, 117:145-152.

Barry, K.J. G and M.R. Dudash.* 2015. The importance of analyzing neighbor competitive response in the target-neighbor experimental design. Ecology and Evolution 5: 5265-5271.

Rushing, C.S. G, M.R. Dudash*, P.P. Marra*. 2015. Habitat features and long-distance dispersalmodify the use of social information by a long-distance migratory bird. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84(6): 1469–1479.

Rushing, C.S.G, M. R. Dudash* C. E. Studds, and P. P. Marra*. 2015. Annual variation in long-   distance dispersal driven by breeding and non-breeding season climatic conditions in a migratory bird. Ecography. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01196

Fenster, C. B.*, R. J. ReynoldsG, C. W. WilliamsU, R. Makowsky, and M. R. Dudash*. 2015. Quantifying hummingbird preference for floral trait combinations: the role of selection on trait interactions in the evolution of pollination syndromes. Evolution 69:1113-1127

Kula, A.A.R.G, D.M. CastilloU, M.R. Dudash* and C.B. Fenster*. 2014. Interactions between a pollinating seed predator and its host plant: the role of environmental context within a population. Ecology and Evolution, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1134.

Stewart, A. R.G , R. Makowski and M. R. Dudash*. 2014. Differences in foraging times   between two feeding guilds within Old World fruit bats (Pteropodidae) in southern Thailand. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30:249-257.               http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266467414000042

Frankham, R., R.C. Lacy,  J.D. Ballou, M.R. Dudash, M.D.B. Eldridge, C.B. Fenster, J.R.  Mendelson III, I. J. Porton, K. Ralls and O. A. Ryder. 2014. Letter to the Editor: Species concepts for conservation-Reply to Russello and Amato. Biological Conservation Online:   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2013.12.039

Castillo, D.M. A.A.R. Kula , M.R. Dudash and C.B. Fenster. 2014. Invasive Silene latifolia may benefit from a native pollinating seed predator, Hadena ectypa, in North America. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 175: 80-91.

Kula, A.A.R., D. M. Castillo, M. R. Dudash and C. B. Fenster. 2013. Choices and consequences of oviposition by a pollinating seed predator, Hadena ectypa (Noctuidae), on its specialized host plant, Silene stellata (Caryophyllaceae). American Journal of Botany 100(6):1-8. .DOI:10.3732/ajb.1200636

Castillo, D.M. A.A.R. Kula , K.A.D. Fenster, C.B. Fenster and M.R. Dudash. 2013. Specialist pollinating seed predator exhibits oviposition strategy consistent with optimal oviposition theory. Journal of Ecological Entomology 38: 164-172. DOI: 10.1111/een.12003

Frankham, R., J.D. Ballou, M.R. Dudash, M.D.B. Eldridge, C.B. Fenster, R. C. Lacy, J.R. Mendelson III, I. J. Porton, K. Ralls, O. A. Ryder. 2012. Perspective - Implications of different species concepts for conserving biodiversity. Biological Conservation 153: 25-31.

Murren, C.J. and M.R. Dudash. 2012. Variation in inbreeding depression and plasticity across native and non-native field environments. Annals of Botany 109: 621–632.

Reynolds, R.J., A.R. Kula, C.B. Fenster and M.R. Dudash. 2012. Variable nursery pollinator importance and its effect on plant reproductive success. Oecologia 168: 439-448.

Frankham, R., J.D. Ballou, M.D.B. Eldridge, R.C. Lacy, K. Ralls, M.R. Dudash and C.B. Fenster. 2011. Predicting the probability of outbreeding depression. Conservation Biology 25:465-475.

Dudash, M. R., C. Hassler, P. Stevens and C. B. Fenster. 2011. Experimental floral and inflorescence trait manipulations affect pollinator preference and function in a  hummingbird pollinated plant. American Journal of Botany 98:275-282.

Reynolds, R. J., M. R. Dudash  and C. B. Fenster. 2010. Multi-year study of multivariate linear and nonlinear phenotypic selection on floral traits of hummingbird-pollinated Silene virginica. Evolution 64:358-369.

Murren, C. J., C. Chang, and M. R. Dudash. 2009. Patterns of selection of two North American native and non-native populations of Monkeyflower (Phyrmaceae). New Phytologist 183:691-701.

R. J. Reynolds, M. J. Westbrook, A. S. Rohde, J. M. Cridland, C. B. Fenster, and M. R. Dudash. 2009. Pollinator specialization and Pollination Syndromes of three related North American Silene. Ecology 90: 2077-2087.

Fenster, C. B. W. S. Armbruster and M.R. Dudash. 2009. Specialization of flowers: Is floral orientation an overlooked first step? New Phytologist 183: 502-506.

Burd, M., T-L Ashman, T.L., D.R. Campbell, M. R. Dudash, M. O. Johnston, T.M. Knight, S. J. Mazer, R. J. Mitchell, J. A. Steets, and J. C. Vamosi. 2009. Ovule number per flower in a world of unpredictable pollination. American Journal of Botany 96:1159-1167.        

Dudash, M. R. and C. J. Murren. 2008. The influence of breeding systems and mating systems on conservation genetics and conservation decisions. In Conservation Biology: Evolution in Action edited by S. C. Carroll and C. W. Fox., pp. 68-80, Oxford University Press, UK.

Fenster, C. B., G. Cheely, M. R.  Dudash and R. J. Reynolds. 2006. Nectar Reward and Advertisement in Hummingbird-Pollinated Silene virginica, (Caryophyllaceae).  American Journal of Botany 93: 1800-1807.

Murren, C. J., L. Douglass, A. Gibson, and M. R. Dudash. 2006. Individual and combined effects of Ca/Mg ratio and water on trait expression in Mimulus guttatus Ecology 87: 2591-2602.

Kephart, S. R. J. Reynolds, M. Rutter, C. B. Fenster, and M. R. Dudash. 2006. Pollination and seed  predation by moths on Silene and allied Caryophyllaceae: Evaluating a model system to study the evolution of mutualisms. New Phytologist 169: 667-680.

Dudash. M. R., C. J. Murren, and D. E. Carr. 2005. Using Mimulus as a model system tounderstand the role of inbreeding in conservation and ecological approaches. Annals of the Missouri Botanic Garden. 92(1): 36-51.

Knight, T. Tiffany M. Knight, J. A. Steets, J. C. Vamosi, S. J. Mazer, M.  Burd, D. R. Campbell, M. R. Dudash, M. O. Johnston, R. J. Mitchell, and T-L.   Ashman. 2005. Pollen Limitation of Plant Reproduction: Pattern and Process. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 36: 467-497.

Fenster, C. B., W. S. Armbruster, M. R. Dudash, J. Thomson and P. Wilson. 2004. Pollination syndromes and the evolution of floral diversity. Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 35: 375-403.

Ashman T-L, T. M. Knight, J. Steets, P. Amarasekare, M. Burd, D. R. Campbell, M. R. Dudash, M. O. Johnston, S. J. Mazer, R. J. Mitchell, M. T. Morgan, and W. G. Willson. 2004. Pollen limitation of plant reproduction: ecologial and evolutionary causes and consequences. Ecology 85: 2408-2421.

Carr, D.E., and M.R. Dudash. 2003. Recent approaches into the genetic basis of inbreeding depression in plants. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 358:1071-1084.

Dudash. M. R. and C. B. Fenster, C. B. 2001. The role of inbreeding depression and inbreeding in the maintenance of an outcrossing mating strategy in Silene virginica (Caryophyllaceae). American Journal of Botany. 88: 1953-1959.

Fenster, C. B. and M. R. Dudash. 2001. Spatiotemporal variation in the role of hummingbirds as pollinators of Silene virginica. Ecology. 82: 844-851.

Armbruster, W. S., C. B. Fenster, and M. R. Dudash. 2000. Pollination "principles" revisited: specialization, pollination syndromes, and the evolution of flowers. Det Norske Videnskapsakademia. I. Matematisk Naturvidenskapelige Klasse, Skrifter, Ny Serie 39: 139-148.

Dudash, M. R. and C. B. Fenster. 2000. Inbreeding and outbreeding depression in fragmented populations. In Genetics, Demography, and Viability of Fragmented Populations, edited by A. Young and G. Clarke, pp. 55-74, Cambridge University Press, UK.

Dudash, M. R. and D. E. Carr. 1998. Genetics underlying inbreeding depression in Mimulus with contrasting mating systems. Nature 393: 682-684.

Carr, D. E. and M. R. Dudash. 1997. The effects of five generations of enforced selfing on potential male and female function in Mimulus guttatus. Evolution 51: 1795-805.

Carr, D. E., C. B. Fenster, and M. R. Dudash. 1997. The relationship between mating-system characters and inbreeding depression in Mimulus guttatus. Evolution 51: 363-372.

Dudash, M. R. and C. B. Fenster. 1997. Multiyear study of pollen limitation and cost of reproduction in the iteroparous, Silene virginica. Ecology 78: 484-493.

Dudash, M. R., D. E. Carr, and C. B. Fenster. 1997. Five generations of enforced selfing and outcrossing in Mimulus guttatus: inbreeding depression variation at the population and family level. Evolution 51: 54-65.

Carr, D. E., and M. R. Dudash. 1996. Inbreeding depression in two species of Mimulus (Scrophulariaceae). American Journal of Botany 83: 586-593.

Ruhren, S. and M. R. Dudash. 1996. Consequences of the timing of seed release of Erythronium americanum, (Liliaceae), a deciduous forest myrmecochore. American Journal of Botany 83: 633-640.

Fenster, C. B., C. L. Hassler, and M. R. Dudash. 1996. Fluorescent dye particles are good pollen analogs for hummingbird-pollinated Silene virginica (Caryophyllaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany 74: 189-193.

Carr, D. E. and M. R. Dudash. 1995.  Inbreeding depression under a competitive regime in Mimulus guttatus: consequences for potential male and female function. Heredity 75: 437-445

Fenster, C. B. & M. R. Dudash. 1994. "Genetic considerations in plant population conservation and restoration," pp. 34-62. In: M. L. Bowles & C. Whelan (eds.), Restoration of Endangered Species: Conceptual Issues, Planning and Implementation. Cambridge Univ. Press., Cambridge.

Inouye, D. W., D. E. Gill, M. R. Dudash, and C. B. Fenster. 1994. A model and a lexicon for pollen fate. American Journal of Botany 81: 1517-1530.

Dudash, M. R. 1993. Variation in pollen limitation among individuals of Sabatia angularis (Gentianaceae). Ecology 74: 959-962. 

Dudash, M. R. and K. Ritland. 1991. Multiple paternity and self-fertilization in relation to floral age in Mimulus guttatus (Scrophulariaceae). American Journal of Botany 78:1746-1753.

Dudash, M. R.
1991. Effects of plant size on female and male function in hermaphroditic Sabatia angularis (Gentianaceae). Ecology 74: 959-962.

Dudash, M. R. 1990. Relative fitness of selfed and outcrossed progeny in a self-compatible, protandrous species, Sabatia angularis L. (Gentianaceae): A comparison in three environments. Evolution 44: 1129-1139.

Dudash, M. R. 1987. The reproductive biology of Sabatia angularis L. (Gentianaceae). Dissertation. University of Illinois at Chicago.