Publications

Publications from PIREL

2021

Ossola, A., Cadenasso, M. L., Meineke, E. K. (2021) Valuing the role of time in urban ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9.

Egerer, M., Haase, D., McPhearson, T. et al., Ossola, A. (2021) Urban change as an untapped opportunity for climate adaptation. Urban Sustainability 1, 22.

2020

Ossola, A.Hoeppner, M.J.Burley, H.M.Gallagher, R.V.Beaumont, L.J.Leishman, M.R. (2020) The Global Urban Tree Inventory: A database of the diverse tree flora that inhabits the world’s citiesGlobal Ecology and Biogeography

Laws, C.A., Hancock, N., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Assessment of climate change threats to threatened species and ecological communities in New South Wales. Pacific Conservation Biology 26, 173-181.

Le Roux, J.J., Leishman, M.R., Cinantya, A.P., Gufu, G.D., Hirsch, H., Keet, J.H., Manea, A., Saul, W.C., Tabassum, S., Warrington, S., Yannelli, F.A., Ossola, A. (2020) Plant biodiversity in the face of global change. Current Biology 30, R390-R391.

Fernandez Winzer, L., Berthon, K., Entwistle, P., Manea, A., Pegg, G., Carnegie, A., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Direct and indirect community effects of the invasive plant pathogen Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust) in eastern Australian rainforests. Biological Invasions, 1-13.

Fernández Winzer, L.M., Cuddy, W., Pegg, G.S., Carnegie, A.J., Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Plant architecture, growth and biomass allocation effects of the invasive pathogen myrtle rust (Austropuccinia psidii) on Australian Myrtaceae species after fire. Austral Ecology 45, 177-186.

Fryirs, K., Stone, L., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Simulating the effect of environmental flow duration on seedling emergence from riparian seed banks of the Upper Hunter River, NSW. River Research and Applications 36, 607-619.

Gore, D.B., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Tafoni show postglacial and modern wind azimuths that are similar at Bunger Hills. Antarctic Science, 32(2), 130-137.

Leishman, M.R., Gibson, J.A., Gore, D.B. (2020) Spatial distribution of birds and terrestrial plants in Bunger Hills. Antarctic Science 32, 153-166.

Gore, D.B., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Salt, sediments and weathering environments in Bunger Hills. Antarctic Science 32, 138-152.

Gore, D.B., Gibson, J.A., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Human occupation, impacts and environmental management of Bunger Hills. Antarctic Science 32, 72-84.

Manea, A., Geedicke, I., Leishman, M.R. (2020) Elevated carbon dioxide and reduced salinity enhance mangrove seedling establishment in an artificial saltmarsh community. Oecologia 192, 273-280.

Tabassum, S., Leishman, M. R. (2020) Mixed evidence for shifts to faster carbon capture strategies towards range edges of two coastal invasive plants in eastern Australia. Biological Invasions 22, 563-575.

Marchin, R.M., Ossola, A., Leishman, M.R., Ellsworth, D.S. (2020) A simple method for simulating drought effects in plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1715

Threlfall, C., Marzinelli, E.M., Ossola, A., Bugnot, A., Bishop, M., Lowe, L., Imberger, S., Myers, S., Steinberg, P.D., Dafforn, K. (2020) Towards cross-realm management of coastal urban ecosystems. (in press Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment).

Kurylo, J., Threlfall, C., Parris, K., Ossola, A., Williams, N.S.W., Evans, K.L. (2020) Butterfly richness and abundance along a gradient of imperviousness and the importance of matrix quality. Ecological Applications.

Jeliazkov, A., et al. including Ossola, A. (2020) A global database for metacommunity ecology, integrating species, traits, environment and space. Scientific Data 7.

2019

Manea, A., Fernández Winzer, L.M., Leishman, M.R. (2019) Rapid field assessments of Austropuccinia psidii impacts on five high priority Myrtaceae species in New South Wales. Cunninghamia 19, 1-6.

Gufu, G., Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2019) Experimental evidence that CO2 and nutrient enrichment do not mediate interactions between a native and an exotic free-floating macrophyte. Hydrobiologia 846, 75-85.

Burley, H., Beaumont, L.J., Ossola, A., Baumgartner, J.B., Gallagher, R., Laffan, S., Esperon-Rodriguez, M., Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2019). Substantial declines in urban tree habitat predicted under climate change. Science of the Total Environment 685, 451-462.

Tabassum, S., Leishman, M. R. (2019) It doesn’t take two to tango: Increased capacity for self-fertilisation towards range edges of two coastal invasive plants in eastern Australia. Biological Invasions 21, 2489-2501.

Manea, A., Tabassum, S., Carthey, A., Cameron, D., Leishman, M.R. (2019) Evidence for a shift in defence driving the invasion success of Acacia longifolia in Australia. Biological Invasions 21, 2211-2220.

Fernandez Winzer, L.M., Berthon, K. A., Carnegie, A. J., Pegg, G. S., Leishman, M.R. (2019). Austropuccinia psidii on the move: survey based insights to its geographical distribution, host species, impacts and management in Australia. Biological Invasions 21, 1215-1225.

Berthon, K., Fernandez Winzer, L.M., Sandhu, K., Cuddy, W., Manea, A., Carnegie, A.J., Leishman, M.R. (2019) Endangered species face an extra threat: susceptibility to the invasive pathogen Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust) in Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology 48, 385-393.

Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2019) The resprouting response of co-occurring temperate woody plant and grass species to elevated [CO2]: An insight into woody plant encroachment of grasslands. Austral Ecology 44, 917-926.

Gufu, G., Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2019) Growth, reproduction and functional trait responses of three freshwater plant species to elevated carbon dioxide. Aquatic Botany 154, 18-23.

Ossola, A., Locke, D., Lin, B., Minor, E. (2019) Yards increase forest connectivity in urban landscapes. Landscape Ecology 34, 2935–2948.

Ossola, A., Locke, D., Lin, B., Minor, E. (2019) Greening in style: Urban form, architecture and the  structure of front and backyard vegetation. Landscape and Urban Planning 185, 141-157.

Ripple, W.J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T.M. et al, and 11,092 scientist signatories including Ossola, A. (2019) World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency. BioScience.

2018

Carthey, A.J.R., Gillings, M.R., Blumstein, D.T. (2018) The Extended Genotype: Microbially Mediated Olfactory Communication. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33, 885-894.

Carthey, A.J.R., Gillings, M.R., Blumstein, D.T. (2019) Microbial Genomes as Extension Packs for Macroorganismal Diversity: A Reply to Morimoto and Baltrus. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34, 188.

Gufu, G., Leishman, M.R. (2018) The current status of exotic freshwater vascular plants in Australia – a systematic description. Cunninghamia 18, 123-133.

Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2018) Soil water content variability drives productivity responses of a model grassland system to extreme rainfall events under elevated CO2. Plant Ecology 219, 1413-1421.

Byrne, M., Broadhurst, L., Leishman, M., Belov, K. (2018) Women in conservation science making a difference. Pacific Conservation Biology.

Waryszak, P.Lenz, T.I., Leishman, M.R., Downey, P.O. (2018) Herbicide effectiveness in controlling invasive plants under elevated CO2: Sufficient evidence to rethink weeds management. Journal of Environmental Management 226, 400-407.

Gufu, G.D., Manea, A., Vorreiter, L., Leishman, M.R. 2018. Do invasive exotic and native freshwater plant species respond similarly to low additional nitrate doses? Aquatic Botany 151, 1-8.

Carthey, A., Tims, A., Geedicke, I., Leishman, M.R. (2018) Broadscale patterns in smoke-responsive germination from the south-eastern Australian flora. Journal of Vegetation Science 29, 737-745.

Geedicke, I., Oldeland, J., Leishman, M.R. (2018) Urban stormwater run-off promotes compression of saltmarshes by freshwater plants and mangrove forests. Science of the Total Environment 637, 137-144.

Esperon-Rodriguez, M., Baumgartner, J., Berthon, K., Beaumont, L., Carnegie, A., Alfonzetti, M., Barradas, V., Leishman, M.R. (2018) What is the risk of Myrtaceae being threatened by myrtle rust (Austropuccinia psidii) in Mexico? Forest Pathology e12428.

Berthon, K., Esperon-Rodriguez, M., Beaumont, L., Carnegie, A., Leishman, M.R. (2018) Assessment and prioritisation of plant species at risk from Myrtle Rust (Austropuccinia psidii) under current and future climates in Australia. Biological Conservation 218, 154-162.

Fernandez Winzer, L.M., Carnegie, A.J., Pegg, G.S., Leishman, M.R. (2018) Impacts of the invasive fungus Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust) on three Australian Myrtaceae species of coastal swamp woodland. Austral Ecology 43, 56-68.

Tabassum, S., & Leishman, M. R. (2018). Does enemy damage vary across the range of exotic plant species? Evidence from two coastal dune plant species in eastern Australia. Oecologia 186, 303-309.

Tabassum, S., Leishman, M. R. (2018) Have your cake and eat it too: greater dispersal ability and faster germination towards range edges of an invasive plant species in eastern Australia. Biological Invasions 20, 1199-1210.

Ossola, A., Egerer, M., Lin, B., Rook, G., Setälä, H. (2018) Lost food narratives can grow human health in cities. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16, 560-562.

Lin, B., Egerer, M., Ossola, A. (2018) Urban gardens as a space to engender biophilia: Evidence and ways forward. Frontiers in the Build Environment 4, 1-10.

Ossola, A., Hopton, M. (2018) Measuring tree loss dynamics across residential landscapes. Science of the Total Environment 612, 940-949.

Ossola, A., Schifman, L.A., Herrmann, D., Garmestani, A., Schwarz, K., Hopton, M. (2018) The provision of urban ecosystem services throughout the private-social-public domain: A conceptual framework. Cities and the Environment 11.

Peters, R., Ripple, W., Wolf, C., Moskwik, M., Carreon-Arroyo, G., Ceballos, G., Cordova, A., Dirzo, R., Ehrlich, P.R., Flesh, A.D., List, R., Lovejoy, T.E., Noss, R.F., Pacheco, J., Sarukhan, J.K., Soule, M.E.,Wilson., E.O., Miller, R.B. and other 2556 scientist signatories including Ossola, A. (2018) Nature Divided, Scientists United: U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Threatens Biodiversity and Binational Conservation. BioScience 68, 740-743.

Ossola, A., Hopton, M. (2018) Climate differentiates forest structure across a residential macrosystem. Science of the Total Environment 639, 1164-1174.

Egerer, M., Ossola, A., Lin, B. (2018) Creating socio-ecological novelty in urban agro-ecosystems from  the ground up. BioScience 68, 25-34.

Ossola, A., Niemelä, J. (2018) Urban Biodiversity: from Research to Practice. Routledge, London and New York. 

Ossola, A., Irlich, U., Niemelä, J. (2018) Bringing urban biodiversity research into practice. In Ossola, A., Niemelä, J. (Eds.). Urban Biodiversity: from Research to Practice. Routledge.

2017

Leishman, M.R., Gallagher, R.V., Catford, J.A., Grice, T., Morgan, J., Setterfield, S. (2017) Invasive plants and pathogens in Australia. In ‘Australian Vegetation’. 3rd EDITION, pp.207-229 (Ed. David Keith) Cambridge University Press.

Auld, T.D, Denham, A.J., Leishman, M. (2017) Long term conservation in an arid Acacia shrubland is driven by the interaction of fire and grazing [online]. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 26, 22-24.

Wright, I.J., Dong, N., Maire, V., Prentice, I.C., Westoby, M., Díaz, S., Gallagher, R.V., Jacobs, B.F., Kooyman, R., Law, E.A., Leishman, M.R., Niinemets, U., Reich, P.B., Sack, L., Villar, R., Wang, H., Wilf, P. Global climatic drivers of leaf size. Science 357, 917-921.

Westoby, M., Kunstler, G., Leishman, M.R., Morgan, J. (2017) How species boundaries are determined. (Reply Letter) Trends in Ecology and Evolution 32, 7-8

Lawson, J., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M.R. (2017) Interactive effects of waterlogging and atmospheric CO2 concentration on gas exchange, growth and functional traits of Australian riparian tree seedlings. Ecohydrology 10, e1803.

Harris, C.J., Manea, A., Moles, A.T., Murray, B.R., Leishman, M.R. (2017) Differences in life-cycle stage components between native and introduced ranges of five woody Fabaceae tree species. Austral Ecology 42, 404-413.

Yanjie, L., Oduor, A.M.O., Zhang, Z. Manea, A., Tooth, I.M., Leishman, M.R., Xu, X., van Kleunen, M. (2017) Do invasive alien plants benefit more from global environmental change than native plants? Global Change Biology 23, 3363-3370.

Ossola, A., Nyman, P. (2017) Aridity indices predict organic matter decomposition and comminution processes at landscape scale. Ecological Indicators 78, 531-540. 

Ossola, A., Aponte, C., Hahs, A.K., Livesley, S.J. (2017) Contrasting effects of urban habitat complexity on metabolic functional diversity and composition of litter and soil bacterial communities. Urban Ecosystems 20, 595-607. 

Schifman, L.A., Herrmann, D.L., Shuster, W.D., Ossola, A., Garmestani, A., Hopton, M. (2017) Situating Green Infrastructure in Context: A Framework for Adaptive Socio-Hydrology in Cities. Water Resources Research 53, 10139-10154.

2016

Tabassum, S., Leishman, M. R. (2016) Trait values and not invasive status determine competitive outcomes between native and exotic invasive species under varying soil nutrient availability. Austral Ecology 41, 875-885.

Birnbaum, C., Bissett, A., Thrall, P. H., Leishman, M. R. (2016) Nitrogen fixing bacterial communities in invasive legume nodules and associated soils are similar across introduced and native range populations in Australia. Journal of Biogeography 43, 1631-1644.

Cooke, J., Leishman, M.R. (2016) Consistent alleviation of abiotic stress with silicon addition: a meta-analysis. Functional Ecology 30, 1340-1357.

Manea, A., Sloane, D., Leishman, M.R. (2016) Extreme drought associated biomass die-back facilitates the invasion of an exotic grass into a temperate model grassland system. Oecologia 181, 175-183.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M. R. (2016) Seed banks as a source of vegetation regeneration to support the recovery of degraded rivers: a comparison of river reaches of varying condition. Science of the Total Environment  542, 591-602.

Carthey, A.J.R., Fryirs, K.A., Ralph, T.J., Bu, H., Leishman, M.R. (2016) How seed traits predict floating times: a biophysical process model for hydrochorous seed transport in fluvial systems. Freshwater Biology 61, 19–31.

Clarke, P.J., Manea, A. & Leishman, M.R. (2016) Are fire resprouters more carbon limited than non-sprouters? Effects of elevated CO2 on biomass, storage and allocation of woody species. Plant Ecology 217, 763-771.

2015

Lawson, J., Lenz, T., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M.R. (2015) Heterogeneous flows foster heterogeneous assemblages: relationships between functional diversity and hydrological heterogeneity in riparian plant communities. Freshwater Biology 60, 2208-2225.

Nicholson, E., Regan, T.J., Auld, T.D., Burns, E.L., Chisholm, L.A., English, V., Harris, S., Harrison, P., Kingsford, R.T., Leishman, M.R., Metcalfe, D.J., Pisanu, P., Watson, C.J., White, M., White, M.D., Williams, R.J., Wilson, B. and Keith, D.A. (2015) Towards consistency, rigour and compatibility of risk assessments for ecosystems and ecological communities. Austral Ecology 40, 347-363.

Auld, T. D., Leishman, M.R. (2015) Ecosystem risk assessment for Gnarled Mossy Cloud Forest, Lord Howe Island, Australia. Austral Ecology 40, 364-372.

Tozer, M.G., Leishman, M.R., Auld, T.D. (2015) Ecosystem risk assessment for Cumberland Plain Woodland, New South Wales, Australia. Austral Ecology 40, 400-410.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K. and Leishman, M.R. (2015) Can the sedimentological and morphological structure of rivers be used to predict characteristics of riparian seed banks? Geomorphology 245, 183-192.

Roger, E.,  Englert Duursma, D., Downey, P.O., Gallagher, R.V.,  Hughes, L., Steel, J., Johnson, S.B., Leishman, M.R. (2015) A tool to assess potential for alien plant establishment and expansion under climate change. Journal of Environmental Management 159, 121-127.

Manea, A., Grootemaat, S., Leishman, M.R. (2015) Leaf flammability and fuel load accumulation increase under elevated CO2 levels in a model grassland system. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24, 819-827.

Zanne, A.E., Tank, D.C., Cornwell, W.K., Eastman, J.M., Smith, S.A., FitzJohn, R.G., McGlinn, D.J., Moles, A.T., O’Meara, B.C., Royer, D.L., Wright, I.J., Aarssen, L., Bertin, R.I., Govaerts, R., Hemmings, F., Leishman, M.R., Oleksyn, J., Reich, P.B., Sargent, R., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Stevens, P.F., Swenson, N.G., Warman, L., Westoby, M., Beaulieu, J.M. (2015). Zanne et al. reply. Nature 521, 6-7.

Zanne, A.E., Tank, D.C., Cornwell, W.K., Eastman, J.M., Smith, S.A., FitzJohn, R.G., McGlinn, D.J., Moles, A.T., O’Meara, B.C., Royer, D.L., Wright, I.J., Aarssen, L., Bertin, R.I., Govaerts, R., Hemmings, F., Leishman, M.R., Oleksyn, J., Reich, P.B., Sargent, R., Soltis, D.E., Soltis, P.S., Stevens, P.F., Swenson, N.G., Warman, L., Westoby, M., Beaulieu, J.M. (2015). Corrigendum: Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments. Nature 521, 380-380.

Leishman, M.R., Gallagher, R.V. (2015) Will there be a shift to alien-dominated vegetation assemblages under climate change? Diversity and Distributions 21, 848-852.

Lawson, J.R., Fryirs, K.A.,  Leishman, M.R. (2015) Hydrological conditions explain variation in wood density in riparian plants of south-eastern Australia. Journal of Ecology 103, 945-956.

Cuneo, P.Leishman, M.R. (2015) Recovery after African Olive invasion: can a ‘bottom-up’ approach to ecological restoration work? Ecological Management & Restoration 16, 33–40.

Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2015) Competitive interactions between established grasses and woody plant seedlings under elevated CO2 levels are mediated by soil water availability. Oecologia 177, 499-506.

Gallagher, R.V., Randall, R.P., Leishman, M.R. (2015) Trait differences between naturalized and invasive plant species independent of residence time and phylogeny. Conservation Biology 29, 360-369.

2014

Leishman, M.R., Cooke, J., Richardson, D.M. (2014) Evidence for shifts to faster growth strategies in the new ranges of invasive alien plants. Journal of Ecology 102, 1451-1461.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M. R. (2014) Can the regeneration of vegetation from riparian seed banks support biogeomorphic succession and the geomorphic recovery of degraded river channels? River Research and Applications 31, 834-846

Nicholson, E., Regan, T.J., Auld, T.D., Burns, E.L., Chisholm, L.A., English, V., Harris, S., Harrison, P., Kingsford, R.T., Leishman, M.R., Metcalfe, D.J., Pisanu, P., Watson, C.J., White, M., White, M.D., Williams, R.J., Wilson, B., Keith, D.A. (2014) Towards consistency, rigour and compatibility of risk assessments for ecosystems and ecological communities. Austral Ecology 40, 347-363.

Moles, A. T., et al. including Leishman, M.R. (2014) Which is a better predictor of plant traits: Temperature or precipitation? Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 1167-1180.

Birnbaum, C., Bissett, A., Thrall, P.H., Leishman, M.R. (2014) Invasive legumes encounter similar soil fungal communities in their non-native and native ranges in Australia. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 76, 210-217.

Beaumont, L.J., Gallagher, R.V., Leishman, M.R., Hughes, L., Downey, P. O. (2014), How can knowledge of the climate niche inform the weed risk assessment process? A case study of Chrysanthemoides monilifera in Australia. Diversity and Distributions 20, 613–625.

Manea, A., Leishman M.R. (2014) Leaf area index drives soil water availability and extreme drought-related mortality under elevated CO2 in a temperate grassland model system. PLoS ONE 9: e91046.

Cornwell, W.K., et al. including Leishman, M.R. (2014) Functional distinctiveness of major plant lineages. Journal of Ecology 102, 345–356.

Tooth, I, Leishman, M.R. (2014) Elevated carbon dioxide and fire reduce biomass of native grass species when grown in competition with invasive exotic grasses in a savanna experimental system. Biological Invasions 16, 257-268.

O’Donnell, J., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M.R. (2014) Digging deep for diversity: riparian seed bank abundance and species richness in relation to burial depth. Freshwater Biology 59, 100–113.

Zanne, A.E., et al. Leishman, M.R. (2014) Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments.  Nature 506, 89-92.

2013

Englert Duursma, D., Gallagher, R.V., Roger, E., Hughes, L., Downey, P.O., Leishman, M.R. (2013) Next generation invaders? Naturalised sleeper weeds in Australia under future climates. PloS one 8, e84222.

Birnbaum, C., Leishman, M.R. (2013) Plant-soil feedbacks do not explain invasion success of Acacia species in introduced range populations in Australia. Biological Invasions 15, 2609-2625.

Gallagher, R.V., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2013) Species loss and gain in communities under climate change: consequences for functional diversity Ecography 36, 531-540.

Gallagher, R.V., Englert Duurmsa, D., O’Donnell, J., Wilson, P.D., Downey, P.O., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2013) The grass may not always be greener: projected reductions in climatically suitable habitat for exotic grasses under future climates. Biological Invasions 15, 961-975.

Hancock, N., Leishman, M.R., Hughes, L. (2013) Testing the “local provenance” paradigm: a common garden experiment in Cumberland Plain Woodland, Sydney, Australia. Restoration Ecology 21, 569-577.

Harrison, S.P., Morfopoulos C., Srikanta Dani K.G., Prentice C., Arneth A., Atwell B., Barkley M., Leishman M.R., Loreto F., Medlyn B.E., Niinemets U., Possell M., Peñuelas J., Wright I.J. (2013) Volatile isoprenoid emissions: From plastid to planet. New Phytologist 197, 49–57.

Tooth, I, Leishman, M.R. (2013) Post-fire resprouting responses of native and exotic grasses from Cumberland Plain Woodland (Sydney, Australia) under elevated carbon dioxide. Austral Ecology 38, 1-10.

2013

Birnbaum, C., Leishman, M.R. (2013) A cross-continental study on invasive acacias in Australia: The role of plant-soil feedbacks. Biological Invasions.

Harrison, S.P., Morfopoulos C., Srikanta Dani K.G., Prentice C., Arneth A., Atwell B., Barkley M., Leishman M.R., Loreto F., Medlyn B.E., Niinemets U., Possell M., Peñuelas J., Wright I.J. (2013) Volatile isoprenoid emissions: from plastid to planet. New Phytologist 197, 49–57.

Tooth, I., Leishman, M.R. (2013) Post-fire resprouting responses of native and exotic grasses from Cumberland Plain Woodland (Sydney, Australia) under elevated carbon dioxide. Austral Ecology 38, 1-10.

Cuneo, P., Leishman, M.R. 2013 Ecological impacts of invasive African Olive (Olea europaea ssp cuspidata) in Cumberland Plain Woodland, Sydney, Australia. Austral Ecology 31, 103-110.

Gallagher, R.V., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2013) Species loss and gain in communities under climate change: consequences for functional diversity Ecography 36, 531-540.

Hancock. N., Leishman, M.R., Hughes, L (2013) Testing the “local provenance” paradigm: A common garden experiment in Cumberland Plain woodland, Sydney, Australia. Restoration Ecology 21, 569-577.

2012

Gallagher, R.V., Englert Duurmsa, D., O’Donnell, J., Wilson, P.D., Downey, P. O., Hughes, L. & Leishman, M. R. (2012) The grass may not always be greener: projected reductions in climatically suitable habitat for exotic grasses under future climates. Biological Invasions 15, 961–975.

Hancock, N., Leishman, M.R. & Hughes, L. (2012) Testing the “local provenance” paradigm: A common garden experiment in Cumberland Plain Woodland, Sydney, Australia. Restoration Ecology 21, 569-577.

Cooke, J., Groves, R.H., Ash, J.E. (2012) Population dynamics of the invasive, annual species Carrichtera annua in Australia. The Rangeland Journal 34, 375-387.

Gallagher, R.V., Leishman, M.R. (2012) A global analysis of traitvariation and evolution in climbing plants. Journal of Biogeography 39, 1757-1771.

Gallagher, R.V., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2012) Species loss and gain in communities under climate change: consequences for functional diversity Ecography 36, 531-540.

Gallagher, R.V., Leishman, M.R. 2012. Contrasting patterns of trait-based community assembly in lianas and trees from temperate Australia. Oikos 121, 20-26

Harris, C.J., Dormontt, E.E., Le Roux, J.J., Lowe, A., Leishman, M.R. (2012) No consistent association between changes in genetic diversity and adaptive responses of Australian acacias in novel ranges. Evolutionary Ecology 26, 1345–1360.

Birnbaum, C., Barrett, L.G., Thrall, P.H., Leishman, M.R. (2012) Mutualisms are not constraining cross-continental invasion success of Acacia species within Australia. Diversity and Distributions, 18, 962–976.

Cooke, J., Leishman, M.R. (2012) Trade-offs between foliar silicon and carbon-based defences: Evidence from vegetation communities of contrasting soil types. Oikos 121, 2052–2060

O’Donnell, J.O., Gallagher, R.V., Wilson, P.D., Downey, P.O., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2012) Invasion hotspots for non-native plants in Australia under current and future climates. Global Change Biology 18, 617-629.

Hancock, N., Leishman, M.R., Hughes, L. (2012) Testing the “local provenance” paradigm: A common garden experiment in Cumberland Plain Woodland, Sydney, Australia. Restoration Ecology 21, 569-577.

2011

Harris, C.J., Kyle, G., Fryirs, K., Leishman, M.R. (2011) How does restoration of native canopy affect understory vegetation composition? Evidence from riparian communities of the Hunter Valley, Australia. Restoration Ecology 20, 584-592. 

Cooke, J., Leishman, M.R. (2011) Silicon and leaf longevity: is silicon a player in the leaf dry mass spectrum? Functional Ecology 25, 1181–1188.

Gallagher, R.V.Leishman, M.R., Miller, J.T., Hui, C., Richardson, D.M., Suda, J., Trávníček, P. (2011) Invasiveness in introduced Australian acacias: the role of species’ traits and genome size. Diversity and Distributions 17, 88-897.

Gallagher, R.V.Leishman, M.R., Moles, A.T. (2011) Traits and ecological strategies of Australian tropical and temperate climbing plants. Journal of Biogeography 38, 828-839.

Kattge, J. et al. (2011) TRY – a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biology 17, 2905-2935.

Cooke, J.Leishman, M.R. (2011) Is plant ecology more siliceous than we realise? Trends in Plant Sciences 16, 61-68.

Manea, A.Leishman, M.R., Downey, P.O. (2011) Exotic C4 grasses have increased tolerance to glyphosate under elevated carbon dioxide. Weed Science 59, 28-36.

Manea, A., Leishman, M.R. (2011) Competitive interactions between native and invasive exotic plant species are altered under elevated carbon dioxide. Oecologia 165, 735–744.

2010

Cuneo, P., Offord, C.A., Leishman, M.R. (2010) Seed ecology of the invasive woody plant African Olive (Olea europaeasubsp. cuspidata): implications for management and restoration. Australian Journal of Botany 58, 342-348.

Gallagher, R.V., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R., Wilson, P.O. (2010) Predicted impact of exotic vines on an endangered ecological community under future climate change. Biological Invasions 12, 4049-4063.

Gallagher, R.V., Beaumont, L.J., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2010) Evidence for climatic niche and biome shifts between native and novel ranges in plant species introduced to Australia. Journal of Ecology 98, 790-799.

Harris, C.J., Gallagher, R.V. (2010) Vines and lianas. In Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions Eds. D. Simberloff & M. Rejmanek, Springer-Verlag.pp. 627-631. University of California Press

Mika, S., Hoyle, J.T., Kyle, G., Howell, T., Wolfenden, B.J., Ryder, D.S., Keating, D., Boulton, A.J., Brierley, G.J., Brooks, A.P., Fryirs, K.A., Leishman, M.R., Sanders, M., Arthington, A.H., Creese, R., Dahm, M., Miller, C., Pusey, B., Spencer, J. and Spink, A.M. (2010) Inside the ‘black box’ of river restoration: using catchment history to identify disturbance and response mechanisms to set targets for process-based restoration. Ecology and Society 15, 8.

Phillips, M.L., Murray, B.R., Leishman, M.R., Ingram R. (2010) The naturalization to invasion transition: Are there introduction-history correlates of invasiveness in exotic plants of Australia? Austral Ecology 35, 695-703.

Leishman, M.R., Thomson, V.P., Cooke, J. (2010) Native and exotic invasive plants have fundamentally similar carbon capture strategies. Journal of Ecology 98, 28-42.

Richardson, D.M., Daehler, C.C., Leishman, M.R. and Pauchard, A. (2010) Plant invasions: Theoretical and practical challenges. Biological Invasions 12, 3907–3911.

2009

Moles, A.T., Warton, D.I., Warman, L., Swenson, N., Laffan, S.W., Zanne, A.E., Pitman, A., Hemmings, F.A., Leishman, M.R. (2009) Global patterns in plant height. Journal of Ecology 97, 923-932.

Kyle, G., Leishman, M.R. (2009) Plant functional trait variation in relation to riparian geomorphology: The importance of disturbance. Austral Ecology 34, 793-804

Beaumont LJ, Gallagher RV, Downey PO, Thuiller W, Leishman M.R., Hughes L (2009) Modelling the impact of Hieraciumspecies on protected areas in Australia under future climate. Ecography 32, 757-764.

Cuneo P., Jacobson, C., Leishman, M.R. (2009) Landscape scale detection and mapping of invasive African Olive (Olea europaea L.subsp. cuspidata (Wall ex G.Don Ciferri) by remote sensing in SW Sydney, Australia. Applied Vegetation Science 12, 145-154.

Kyle, G., Leishman, M.R. (2009) Functional trait differences between extant exotic, native and extinct native plants in the Hunter River, NSW: A potential tool in riparian rehabilitation. River Research & Applications 25, 892-903.

Beaumont LJ, Gallagher RV, Downey PO, Thuiller W, Leishman M.R., Hughes L (2009) Climatic niche shifts among invasive species can lead to underestimations of current and future biological invasions. Diversity and Distributions 15, 409-420.

Gallagher, R.V., Hughes, L., Leishman, M.R. (2009) Phenological trends among Australian alpine species: using herbarium records to identify indicator species. Australian Journal of Botany 57,1–9.

2008

Llorens, AMLeishman, M.R. (2008) Climbing strategies determine light availability for both vines and associated structural hosts. Australian Journal of Botany 56, 527-534.

Kyle, G., Schmidt, T., Cooke, J., Leishman, M.R. (2008) Growth and survival of riparian plantings in relation to Willow canopy in the Upper Hunter River. Ecological Management & Restoration 9, 154-156.

Mason, R.A, Cooke, J., Moles, A.T., Leishman, M.R. (2008) Reproductive output of native and exotic plants: a global comparison. Global Ecology & Biogeography 17, 633-640.

2007

Leishman, M.R., Haslehurst, T., Ares, A., Baruch, Z. (2007) Leaf trait relationships of native and invasive plants: community and global-scale comparisons. New Phytologist 176, 635-643.

Moles, A.T., Ackerly, D.D., Tweddle, J.C., Dickie, J.B., Smith, R., Leishman, M.R., Mayfield, M.M., Pitman, A., Wood, J.T., Westoby, M. (2007) Global patterns in seed size. Global Ecology and Biogeography 16, 109-116.

2006

Cuneo, P., Leishman, M.R. (2006) African Olive (Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall ex G.Don) Ciferri as an environmental weed in eastern Australia: A review. Cunninghamia 9, 545-57.

Wright, I.J., Leishman, M.R., Read, C., Westoby, M. (2006) Gradients of light availability and leaf traits with leaf age and canopy position in 28 Australian shrubs and trees. Functional Plant Biology 33, 407-19.

2005

Hill, S.J., Tung, P.J., Leishman, M.R. (2005) Exotic plant invasion in an endangered ecological community: the effect of different disturbance types on Cumberland Plain Woodland in Sydney, Australia. Austral Ecology 30, 775-788.

Murray, B.R., Leishman, M.R., Kelaher, B.P., Hose, G.C., Figueira, W.F. (2005) A meta-analysis of the interspecific relationship between seed size and plant abundance within local communities. Oikos 110, 191-194.

Thomson, V.P., Leishman, M.R. (2005) Post-fire vegetation dynamics in nutrient-enriched and non-enriched sclerophyll woodland. Austral Ecology 30, 250-260.

Leishman, M.R., Thomson, V.P. (2005) Experimental evidence for the effects of added water, nutrients and physical disturbance on invasive plants in low fertility Hawkesbury Sandstone soils, Sydney, Australia. Journal of Ecology 93, 38-49.

2004

Moles, A.T., Falster, D.S., Leishman, M.R., Westoby, M. (2004) Small-seeded species produce more seeds per square metre of canopy per year, but not per individual per lifetime. Journal of Ecology 92, 384-396.

Leishman, M.R., Hughes, M.T., Gore, D.B (2004) Soil phosphorus enhancement below stormwater outlets in urban bushland: spatial and temporal changes and the relationship with invasive plants. Australian Journal of Soil Research 42, 197-202.

Thomson, V.P., Leishman, M.R. (2004). Survival of native plants of Hawkesbury Sandstone communities with additional nutrients: Effect of plant age and habitat. Australian Journal of Botany 52, 141-147

Lake, J., Leishman, M.R. (2004) Invasion success of exotic plants in natural ecosystems: the role of disturbance, plant attributes and freedom from herbivores. Biological Conservation 117, 215-226.

Vesk, P.A., Leishman, M.R., Westoby, M. (2004). Simple traits do not predict grazing response in Australian dry shrublands and woodlands. Journal of Applied Ecology 4122-31.

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