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  1. Kattge, J. & 726 other authors. 2019. Twelve years of TRY – towards a third generation of plant trait data assimilation and sharing. Global Change Biology. In press.
  2. Liebergesell, M., K. B. Travis, Å. Berg, B. J. Brosi, M. W. Cadotte, L. C. Delgado, A. G. Chiarello, J. F. Cosson, W. Cresswell, Filibus Danjuma Dami, Jens Dauber, Chris R. Dickman, Raphael K. Didham, Yoni Gavish, Katharina Gerstner, David Gibson, Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Demetrio Luis Guadagnin, Mickaël Henry, Tiffany M. Knight, Selvino Neckel-Oliveira, Shiiwua Manu, Alexandre Camargo Martensen, Felix May, Duncan McCollin, Christoph Meyer, André do Amaral Nogueira, Jean-Marc Pons, Dinarzarde C. Raheem, Flavio Nunes Ramos, Katerina Sam, John O. Stireman III, Yaron Ziv, Jonathan Chase. FragSAD: A meta-database of diversity and species abundance distributions from habitat fragmentation studies. Ecology
  3. Zhang, B. M. W. Cadotte, S. Chen, X. Tan, C. You, T. Ren, M. Chen, S. Wang, W. Li, C. Chu, L. Jiang, Y. Bai, J. Huang, X. Han. 2019. Plants alter their vertical root distribution rather than biomass allocation in response to changing precipitation. Ecology (in press).
  4. Vogel, A., P. Manning, M. W. Cadotte, J. Cowles, F. Isbell, A. L. C.  Jousset, K. Kimmel, S. T. Meyer, P. B. Reich, C. Roscher, M. Scherer-Lorenzen, M. P. Thakur, D. Tilman, A. Weigelt, A. J. Wright, N. Eisenhauer, C. Wagg. 2020. Lost in trait space: species-poor communities are inflexible in properties that drive ecosystem functioning. Advances in Ecological Research 61:.
  5. Tucker, C. M., T. Aze, M. W. Cadotte, J. Cantalapiedra, C. Chisholm, S. Díaz, R. Grenyer, D. Huang, F. Mazel, W. D. Pearse, M. W. Pennell, M. Winter, and A.O. Mooers. 2019. Assessing the Utility of Conserving Evolutionary History. Biological Reviews, In press
  6. Fang, S. G, M. W. Cadotte, Z. Yuan, F. Lin, Z. Hao, and X. Wang. Intraspecific trait variation improves the detection of deterministic community assembly processes in early successional forests, but not in late successional forests. Journal of Plant Ecology, 12: 593-602.
  7. *Brandt G,†,  A. J., E.  W. Seabloom and M. W. Cadotte. Nitrogen mediates the effects of disturbance on community assembly. Journal of Ecology, 107: 2054-2064.
  8. Luo, Y., M. W. Cadotte, K. S. Burgess, J. Jie, S. Tan, J. Zou, K. Xu, D. Li, L. Gao. 2019. Greater than the sum of the parts: how assembly processes in different forest strata influence ecosystem function. Ecology Letters, 22: 1449-1461.
  9. Cadotte, M. W., M. Carboni P, X. Si P, and S. Tatsumi P. 2019. Do traits and phylogeny support congruent community diversity patterns and assembly inferences? Journal of Ecology, 107: 2065-2077.
  10. Pettorelli, N., Barlow, J., M. W. Cadotte, K. Lucas, E. Newton, M. A. Nuñez, & P. A. Stephens. 2019. Applied ecologists in a landscape of fear. Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 1034-1039.
  11. Luo, Y., M. W. Cadotte, K. S. Burgess, J. Jie, S. Tan, K. Xu, D. Li, L. Gao. 2019. Forest community assembly is driven by different strata-dependent processes along an elevational gradient. Journal of Biogeography, 46: 2174-2187.
  12. *Arnillas G,†, C. A. and M. W. Cadotte. 2019. Experimental dominant plant removal results in contrasting assembly for dominant and non-dominant plants. Ecology Letters, 22: 1233-1242.
  13. Wang, Y., M. W. Cadotte , Y. Chen, L. Fraser, Y. Zhang, F. Huang, S. Luo, N. Shi and M. Loreau. Global evidence of positive biodiversity effects on spatial ecosystem stability in natural grasslands. Nature Communications 10: 3207
  14. *Sodhi G,†, D., S. W. Livingstone G, M. Carboni P, and M. W. Cadotte. 2019. Functional trait patterns reveal community disassembly via plant invasion. Ecology & Evolution, 9: 6199-6210.
  15. Cantalapiedra, J. L., T. Aze, M. W. Cadotte, G. V. Dalla Riva, D. Huang, F. Mazel, M. W. Pennell, M. Ríos, and A. O. Mooers. 2019. Conserving evolutionary history does not result in greater diversity over geological time scales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286:20182896.
  16. * Chen, Y. G, Jia, P. G, M. W. Cadotte, X. Liu G, P. Wang G, Y. Qi, X. Jiang, Z. Wang, W. Shu. 2019. Rare and phylogenetically distinct plant species exhibit less diverse root‐associated pathogen communities. Journal of Ecology 107: 1226-1237.
  17. *Uchida, K., M. K. Hiraiwa, and M. W. Cadotte. 2019. Non-random loss of phylogenetically distinct rare species degrades phylogenetic diversity in semi-natural grasslands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56: 1419-1428.
  18. Seibold P,†, S., J. Müller, P. Baldrian, M. W. Cadotte, M. Stursova, P. Biedermann, F. Krah, and C. Bässler. 2019. Fungi associated with beetles dispersing from dead wood – Let’s take the beetle bus! Fungal Ecology, 39: 100-108.
  19. LiuG, X., Z. Y. Ma, M. W. Cadotte, F. Chen, J. S. He, and S. Zhou. 2019. Warming affects foliar fungal diseases more than precipitation in Tibetan alpine meadows. New Phytologist, 221: 1574-1584.
  20. Martin, A. R., M. W. Cadotte, M. E. Isaac, R. Milla, C. Violle, and D. Vile. 2019. Crop diversity in the Anthropocene: global taxonomic and phylogenetic shifts over the past half-century. Plos ONE, 14: e0209788.
  21. *Tatsumi†,P, S., M. W. Cadotte and A. Mori. 2019. Individual-based models of community assembly: neighborhood competition drives phylogenetic community structure. Journal of Ecology, 107: 735-746.


  1. Cadotte, M. W. and C. M. Tucker. 2018. Difficult decisions: addressing non-congruence in taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional measures for site priority. Biological Conservation 225: 128-133.
  2. Liu, J., R. I. Milne, M. W. Cadotte, Z. Wu, J. Provan, G. Zhu, L. Gao, and D. Li. 2018. Protect Third Pole’s fragile ecosystem. Science 362: 1368.
  3. *Seibold P, S., M. W. Cadotte, J. S. MacIvor P, S. Thorn, J. Muller. 2018. The necessity of multi-tropic approaches in community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 33: 754-764.
  4. *MacIvorP, J. S., N. SookhanG, C. A. ArnillasG, S.L. E. YasuiG, G. XieU, A. BhattU, S. DasU, M. W. Cadotte. 2019. Manipulating plant phylogenetic diversity to improve green roof ecosystem service delivery. Evolutionary Applications, 11: 2014-2024.
  5. WU, Z.; J. Liu, J. Provan, H. Wang, C. Chen, M. Cadotte, Y. Luo, B. Amorim, D. Li, and R. Milne. 2018. Evidence from phylogenetic biogeography and seed physiology of Urticaceae supports Darwin’s transoceanic dispersal hypothesis. Ecology Letters, 21: 1515-1529.
  6. Hodapp, D., E. T. Borer., W. S. Harpole, E. M. Lind, E. W. Seabloom, P. B. Adler, J. Alberti, C. A. ArnillasG, J. D. Bakker., L. Biederman, M. W. Cadotte, E. E. Cleland, S. Collins, P. A. Fay, J. Firn, N. Hagenah, Y. Hautier, O. Iribarne, J. M. H. Knops, R. L. McCulley, A. MacDougall,  J. L. Moore, J. Morgan, B. Mortensen, K. J. La Pierre, A. C. Risch, M. Schütz, P. Peri, C. J. Stevens, J. Wright, and H. Hillebrand. 2018. The spatial heterogeneity in species composition constrains plant community responses to herbivory and fertilization. Ecology Letters, 21: 1364-1371.
  7. Mazel, F., M. W. Pennell, M. W. Cadotte, S. Diaz, G. Valentino, D. Riva, R. Grenyer, F. Leprieur, A. O. Mooers, D. Mouillot, C. M. Tucker, and W. D. Pearse. 2018. Prioritizing phylogenetic diversity captures functional diversity unreliably. Nature Communications, 9: 2888.
  8. Pauchard, A., Meyerson, L. A., Bacher, S., Blackburn, T., Brundu, G., Cadotte, M. W., Courchamp, F., Essl, F. Genovesi, P., Haider, S., Holmes, N., Hulme, P., Jeschke, J. M., Lockwood, J., Novoa, A., Nunez, M. A., Peltzer, D. A., Pysek, P., Richardson, D. M., Simberloff, D., Smith, K., van Wilgen, B. W., Vila, M., Wilson, J. R. U., Winter, M., and Zenni, R. D. 2018. Biodiversity assessments: Origin matters. PLoS Biology 16: e2006686.
  9. *Si, X. P, M. W. Cadotte, Y. Zhao, H. Zhou, D. Zeng, J. Li, T. Jin, P. Ren, Y. Wang, P. Ding1,*, and M. W. Tingley. 2018. The importance of accounting for imperfect detection when estimating functional and phylogenetic community structure. Ecology 99:2103-2112.
  10. Cadotte, M. W., S. Campbell, S. LiG, D. SodhiG, and N. Mandrak. 2018. Pre-adaption and naturalization of non-native species: Darwin’s two fundamental insights into species invasion. Annual Review of Plant Biology, 69: 661-684.
  11. Tucker, C. M., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte & W. D. Pearse. 2018. On the relationship between phylogenetic diversity and trait diversity. Ecology, 99: 1473-1479.
  12. Rohr, J. R., E. Bernhardt, M. W. Cadotte, and W. H. Clements. 2018. The ecology and economics of restoration: When, what, where, and how to restore ecosystems. Ecology and Society, 23: 15.
  13. *LivingstoneG,†, S. W., M. W. Cadotte & M. E. Isaac. 2018. Ecological engagement determines ecosystem service valuation: A case study from Rouge National Urban Park in Toronto, Canada. Ecosystem Services 30: 86-97.
  14. *LiG, L., M. W. Cadotte, C. Martinez-Garza, M. de la Pena, and G. Du. 2018. The influence of transplanted seedlings on phylogenetic, functional and taxonomic diversity during early tropical forest restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:986-996.
  15. Hautier, Y., F. Isbell, E. T. Borer, E. W. Seabloom, W. S. Harpole, E. M. Lind, A. S. MacDougall, C. J. Stevens, P. B. Adler, J. Alberti, J. D. Bakker, Y. M. Buckley, M. W. Cadotte, M. C. Caldeira, E. J. Chaneton, C. Chu, P. Daleo, J. M. Dwyer, J. Firn, N. Hagenah, H. Hillebrand, O. Iribarne, K. P. Kirkman, J. M. H. Knops, K. J. La Pierre, R. L. McCulley, J. Morgan, M. Pärtel, J. Pascual, S. M. Prober, A. C. Risch, M. Sankaran, M. Schuetz, and A. Hector. 2018. Local loss and spatial homogenization of biodiversity reduce ecosystem multifunctionality. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 50-56.
  16. Mortensen, B. Danielson, S, Harpole, J. Alberti, C. ArnillasG, L. Biederman, E. Borer, M. Cadotte, J. Dwyer, N. Hagenah, Y. Hautier, P. Peri, E. Seabloom. 2018. Herbivores safeguard plant diversity by reducing variability in dominance. Journal of Ecology 106: 101-112.
  17. Barlow, J., P. A. Stephens, M. Bode, M. W. Cadotte, K. Lucas, E. Newton, M. A. Nuñez, & N. Pettorelli. 2018, On the extinction of the single‐authored paper: The causes and consequences of increasingly collaborative applied ecological research. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 1-4


  1. *Arnillas†G, C. A., C. Tovar, M. W. Cadotte, and W. Buytaert. 2017. From patches to richness: assessing the potential impact of landscape transformation on biodiversity. Ecosphere 8(11): e02004.
  2. Cadotte, M. W., J. Barlow, M. A. Nuñez, N. Pettorelli, & P. A. Stephens. 2017. Solving environmental problems in the Anthropocene: the need to bring novel theoretical advances into the applied ecology fold. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1-6.
  3. Cadotte, M. W., I. J. Cadotte, & J. S. MacIvor. 2017. Review of “Bees in Your Backyard”. Quarterly Review of Biology 92: 206-207.
  4. Cadotte, M.W., T.J. Davies and P. R. Peres-Neto. 2017. Why phylogenies do not always predict ecological differences. Ecological Monographs, 87: 535-551.
  5. *MacIvor†,P J.S., A.N. RobertoU, D.S. SodhiG, and M. W. Cadotte. 2017. Honey bees as the dominant pollinator of native milkweed in invaded habitats. Ecology and Evolution, 7(20), 8456-846.
  6. Gaertner, M., J. R. U. Wilson, M. W. Cadotte, J. S. MacIvor, R. D. Zenni, and D. M. Richardson. 2017. Non-native species in urban environments: patterns, processes, impacts and challenges. Biological Invasions 19:3461-3469.
  7. Cadotte, M. W., S.L.E. YasuiG, S. W. LivingstoneG, and J. S. MacIvorP. 2017. Are urban systems beneficial, detrimental, or indifferent for biological invasion? Biological Invasions 19: 3489-3503.
  8. Cadotte, M. W., S. W. LivingstoneG, S.L.E. YasuiG, R. DinnageG, J.T. Li, R. G. MarushiaP, J. SantangeloU and W. Shu. 2017. Explaining ecosystem multifunction with evolutionary models. Ecology 98: 3175-3187.
  9. Dooley, A., J. Connolly, L. Kirwan, J. A. Finn, T. Bell, M. W. Cadotte & C. Brophy. 2017. Making sense of numerous species interactions: Jointly modelling the effects of biodiversity on the mean and variance of ecosystem function in multi-species communities. Ecology 98: 1771-1778.
  10. 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, J. D. Bakker, M. W. Cadotte, E. J. Chaneton, C. Chu, N. Hagenah, K. Kirkman, K. J. La Pierre, J. L. Moore, J. W. Morgan, S. M. Prober, A. C. Risch, M. Schuetz, and C. J. Stevens. 2017. Out of the shadows: multiple nutrient limitations drive relationships among biomass, light and plant diversity. Functional Ecology 31:1839-1846.
  11. *Kuang, J., M. W. Cadotte, Y. ChenG, H. Shu, J. Liu, L. Chen, Z. Hua, W. Shu, J. Zhou, and L. Huang. 2017. Conservation of species-and trait-based modeling network interactions in extremely acidic microbial community assembly. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:1486.Cadotte, M. W. and C. M. TuckerG. 2017. Should environmental filtering be abandoned? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 429-437.
  12. Violle, C., W. Thuiller, N. Mouquet, F. Munoz, N. J. B. Kraft, M. W. Cadotte, S. W. LivingstoneG, and D. Mouillot. 2017. Functional rarity: the ecology of outliers. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32: 356-367.
  13. Cadotte, M. W. 2017. Functional traits explain ecosystem function through opposing mechanisms. Ecology Letters 20: 989-996.
  14. ChenG, Y., P. JiaG, Kuang, J., M. W. Cadotte, J. Liu, L. Chen, Z. Hua, L. Huang, J. Zhou, and W. Shu. 2017. Effect of environmental variation on estimating bacterial species richness. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 690.
  15. Gianuca, A. T., S. A. J. Declerck, M. W. Cadotte, C. Souffreau, T, De Bie and L. De Meester. 2017. Integrating single α- and β-niche traits with phylogenetic information reveals contrasting assembly processes in freshwater zooplankton.  Ecography 40: 742-752.
  16. *SiP†, X., M. W. Cadotte, D. Zeng, A. Baselga, Y. Wu, Y. Zhao, J. Li, S. Wang, and P. Ding. 2017. Functional and phylogenetic structure of island bird communities. Journal of Animal Ecology 86: 532-542.
  17. *CarscaddenG†, K. A., M. W. Cadotte, and B. Gilbert. 2017. Trait choice and dimensionality alter estimates of phenotypic dissimilarity in community ecology. Ecology & Evolution 7: 2273-2285.
  18. *El-BarougyG, R. F., M. W. Cadotte, A. A. Khedr, R. M. Nada, J. S. MacIvorP. 2017. Heterogeneity in patterns of survival of the invasive species Ipomoea carnea in urban habitats along the Egyptian Nile Delta. NeoBiota 33: 1-17.


  1. Luo, Y. J. Liu, S. Tan, M. W. Cadotte, L. Gao, and D. Li. 2016. Trait variation and functional diversity maintenance of understory coexisting herbaceous species along elevational gradient in Yulong Mountain, Southwest China. Plant Diversity, 38: 303-311.
  2. Veron, S., T. J. Davies, M. W. Cadotte, P. Clergeau, S. Pavoine. 2016. Predicting loss of evolutionary history: where are we? Biological Reviews 92: 271-291.
  3. Barlow, J., Cadotte, M. W., Newton, E., Pettorelli, N., Plane, A., Stephens, P. A., & Whittingham, M. J. 2016. Achieving and communicating globally relevant applied ecological research. Journal of Applied Ecology53(1), 1-4.
  4. 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 39: 689-698.
  5. *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 53: 1470-1476.
  6. 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. 19: 1101-1109.
  7. 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, 97: 2212-2222.
  8. *LiG, L., Z., Li, M. W. Cadotte, P. Jia, G. Chen, L. S. Jin, G. Du. 2016. Phylogenetic conservatism and climate factors shape flowering phenology in alpine meadows. Oecologia 182: 419-428.
  9. 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. 371.
  10. 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. 2016. A Global test of the niche dimension hypothesis for plant species diversity. Nature. 537:93-96.
  11. *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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.


  1. *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.
  2. Stephens, P.A., Pettorelli, N., Barlow, J., Whittingham, M.J. & Cadotte, M.W. 2015. Management by proxy? The use of indices in applied ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology,52, 1-6.
  3. Cadotte, M. W. 2015. Taming the New Wild: Tackling the good and the bad with invasive species. Biological Invasions 17: 3067-3072.
  4. 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.
  5. Rohr, J., A. Farag, M. W. Cadotte, W. Clements, J. Smith, C. Ulrich, R. Woods. 2015. Transforming ecosystems: When, where, and how to restore contaminated sites. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 12: 273-283.
  6. *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.
  7. *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.
  8. Cadotte, M. W. 2015. Phylogenetic diversity and productivity: gauging interpretations from experiments that do not manipulate phylogenetic diversity. Functional Ecology 29: 1603-1606.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Cadotte, M.W. 2015. Topology is more important than branch lengths for phylogenetic diversity-ecosystem function relationships. Functional Ecology 29: 718-723.
  13. *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.
  14. 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.


  1. 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.
  2. Cadotte, M. W. 2014. Including distantly related taxa can bias phylogenetic tests: Commentary on Park and Potter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: E536.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.       
  6. 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.
  7. *JeganmohanU, S., C. M. TuckerG & M. W. Cadotte. 2014. Competition affects metacommunity dispersal. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88344.
  8. *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.


  1. Cadotte, M. W., C. Albert and S. Walker. 2013. The ecology of differences: integrating evolutionary and functional distances. Ecology Letters 16: 1234-1244.
  2. Cadotte, M. W. 2013. Experimental evidence that evolutionarily diverse assemblages result in higher productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110: 8996-9000.
  3. *TuckerG, C. M. & M. W. Cadotte. 2013. Unifying conservation biodiversity measures. Diversity and Distributions 19: 845-854.
  4. *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.
  5. Milner-Gulland, E. J., J. Barlow, M. W. Cadotte, P. E. Hulme, & M. Whittingham. 2013. Celebrating the golden-jubilee of the Journal of Applied Ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1-3.


  1. *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.
  2. Milner-Gulland, E. J., J. Barlow, M. W. Cadotte, P. E. Hulme, G. Kerby, M. Whittingham. 2012. Ensuring applied ecology has impact. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 1-5.
  3. 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.
  4. Cadotte, M. W., R. DinnageG & D. Tilman. 2012. Phylogenetic diversity promotes ecosystem stability. Ecology 93: s223-233.
  5. *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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Cadotte, M. W. & S. Strauss. 2011. Phylogenetic patterns of colonization and extinction in experimentally assembled plant communities. PLoS ONE 6: e19363
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. *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
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Hillebrand, H., D. M. Bennett and M. W. Cadotte. 2008. The consequences of dominance. Ecology 89: 1510-1520.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Cadotte, M. W. 2007. Competition-colonization tradeoffs and disturbance effects at multiple scales. Ecology 88: 823-829.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. Cadotte, M. W. 2006. Dispersal and species diversity: a meta-analysis. American Naturalist 167: 913-924.
  30. Cadotte, M. W. 2006. Metacommunity influences on community richness at multiple spatial scales: a microcosm experiment. Ecology 87: 1008-1016.
  31. Cadotte, M. W., B. Murray and J. Lovett-Doust. 2006. Evolutionary and ecological factors influencing Ontario plant invader success. Ecoscience 13: 388-395.
  32. 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.
  33. Cadotte, M. W. and T. Fukami. 2005. Dispersal, spatial scale and species diversity in a hierarchically structured experimental landscape. Ecology Letters 8: 548-557.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. Cadotte, M. W. and J. Lovett-Doust. 2002. Ecological and taxonomic differences between rare and common plants of southwestern Ontario. Ecoscience 9: 397-407.
  38. 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.
  39. Cadotte, M. W. and J. Lovett-Doust. 2001. Ecological and taxonomic differences between native and introduced plants of southwestern Ontario. Ecoscience 8: 230-238.