Marc J. Lajeunesse

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Recent research suggests that genetic diversity in plant populations can shape the diversity and abundance of consumer communities. We tested this hypothesis in a field experiment by manipulating patches of Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) to contain one, four or eight plant genotypes. We then surveyed 92 species of naturally colonizing arthropods.(More)
Diego Carmona*, Marc J. Lajeunesse and Marc T.J. Johnson Departamento de Ecologı́a Evolutiva, Instituto de Ecologı́a, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Ap. Postal 70-275. CP 04510. México Distrito Federal, México; National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, 2024 W. Main St. A200, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA; and Department of Plant Biology, North(More)
László Zsolt Garamszegi, Sara Calhim, Ned Dochtermann, Gergely Hegyi, Peter L. Hurd, Christian Jørgensen, Nobuyuki Kutsukake, Marc J. Lajeunesse, Kimberly A. Pollard, Holger Schielzeth, Matthew R.E. Symonds, and Shinichi Nakagawa Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC, c/Americo Vespucio, s/n, 41092, Seville, Spain, Department(More)
Meta-analysis has contributed substantially to shifting paradigms in ecology and has become the primary method for quantitatively synthesizing published research. However, an emerging challenge is the lack of a statistical protocol to synthesize studies and evaluate sources of bias while simultaneously accounting for phylogenetic nonindependence of taxa.(More)
Since Darwin's conception of sexual selection theory, scientists have struggled to identify the evolutionary forces underlying the pervasive differences between male and female behavior, morphology, and physiology. The Darwin-Bateman paradigm predicts that anisogamy imposes stronger sexual selection on males, which, in turn, drives the evolution of(More)
SUMMARY phyloMeta is an easy to use console program for integrating phylogenetic information into meta-analysis. It is designed to help ecologists, evolutionary biologists and conservation biologists analyze effect size data extracted from published studies in a comparative phylogenetic context. This software estimates phylogenetic versions of all the(More)
Meta-analysis is increasingly used in ecology and evolutionary biology. Yet, in these fields this technique has an important limitation: phylogenetic non-independence exists among taxa, violating the statistical assumptions underlying traditional meta-analytic models. Recently, meta-analytical techniques incorporating phylogenetic information have been(More)
Soil respiration (Rs) is the second-largest terrestrial carbon (C) flux. Although Rs has been extensively studied across a broad range of biomes, there is surprisingly little consensus on how the spatiotemporal patterns of Rs will be altered in a warming climate with changing precipitation regimes. Here, we present a global synthesis Rs data from studies(More)
Marc J. Lajeunesse and Mark R. Forbes* Department of Biology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Canada, KlS 5B6 *Correspondence: E-mail: Abstract Variable reporting of results can influence quantitative reviews by limiting the number of studies for analysis, and thereby influencing both the type of analysis and the(More)