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Falster, DS*, FitzJohn RG*, Westoby M (in review at Methods in Ecology and Evolution) plant: A package for modelling forest trait ecology & evolution [preprint | package | repo | analyses]


Pennell MW, FitzJohn RG, Cornwell WK, Harmon LJ 2015. Model adequacy and the macroevolution of angiosperm functional traits. in press at The American Naturalist [preprint | package | code]

Hammill E, FitzJohn RG, Srivastava DS 2015. Conspecific density modulates the effect of predation on dispersal rates. In press at Oecologia. [link]


Falster DS, Duursma RA, Ishihara MI, Barneche DR, FitzJohn RG, Vårhammar A, Aiba M, Ando M, Anten N, Aspinwall MJ, Baltzer JL, Baraloto C, Battaglia M, Battles JJ, Bond-Lamberty B, van Breugel M, Camac J, Claveau Y, Coll L, Dannoura M, Delagrange S, Domec J, Fatemi F, Feng W, Gargaglione V, Goto Y, Hagihara A, Hall JS, Hamilton S, Harja D, Hiura T, Holdaway R, Hutley LS, Ichie T, Jokela EJ, Kantola A, Kelly JWG, Kenzo T, King D, Kloeppel BD, Kohyama T, Komiyama A, Laclau JP, Lusk CH, Maguire DA, le Maire G, Mäkelä A, Markesteijn L, Marshall J, McCulloh K, Miyata I, Mokany K, Mori S, Myster RW, Nagano M, Naidu SL, Nouvellon Y, O'Grady AP, O'Hara KL, Ohtsuka T, Osada N, Osunkoya OO, Peri PL, Petritan AM, Poorter L, Portsmuth A, Potvin C, Ransijn J, Reid D, Ribeiro SC, Roberts SD, Rodríguez R, Saldaña-Acosta A, Santa-Regina I, Sasa K, Galia Selaya N, Sillett SC, Sterck F, Takagi K, Tange T, Tanouchi H, Tissue D, Umehara T, Utsugi H, Vadeboncoeur MA, Valladares F, Vanninen P, Wang JR, Wenk E, Williams R, de Aquino Ximenes F, Yamaba A, Yamada T, Yamakura T, Yanai RD, York RA. 2015. BAAD: a biomass and allometry database for woody plants. Ecology 96: 1445–1445. [link | code | data | blog]

Maddison WP, FitzJohn RG 2015. The unsolved challenge to phylogenetic correlation tests for categorical characters. Systematic Biology 64: 127 - 136. [link]


FitzJohn RG*, Pennell MW*, Zanne AE, Stevens PF, Tank DC, Cornwell WK. 2014. How much of the world is woody? Journal of Ecology [link | code | analysis | data | blog (ropensci) | blog (journal)]

Pennell, MW, Eastman JM, Slater GJ, Brown JW, Uyeda JC, FitzJohn RG, Alfaro ME, Harmon LJ. 2014. geiger v2.0: an expanded suite of methods for fitting macroevolutionary models to phylogenetic trees. Bioinformatics. [link | package | pdf]

Zanne AE, Tank DC, Cornwell WK, Eastman JM, Smith SA, FitzJohn RG, McGlinn DJ, Moles AT, O'Meara BC, Royer DL, Wright IJ, Aarssen L, Bertin RI, Govaerts R, Hemmings F, Leishman MR, Oleksyn J, Reich PB, Sargent R, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Stevens PF, Swenson NG, Warman L, Westoby M, Beaulieu JM. 2014. Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments. Nature 506: 89-92. [link | pdf | data]

Cornwell WK, Westoby M, Falster DS, FitzJohn RG, O'Meara BC, Pennell MW, McGlinn DJ, Eastman JM, Moles AT, Reich PB, Tank DC, Wright IJ, Aarssen L, Beaulieu JM, Kooyman RM, Lieshman MR, Miller ET, Niinemets U, Oleksyn J, Ordonez A, Royer DL, Smith SA, Stevens PF, Warman L, Wilf P, Zanne AE. 2014. Functional distinctiveness of major plant lineages. Journal of Ecology 102: 345-356. [link | pdf | package]

Cantalapiedra JL*, FitzJohn RG*, Kuhn TS, Demiguel MHFD, Azanza B, Morales J, and Mooers AO 2014. Dietary innovations spurred the diversification of ruminants during the caenozoic. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B Biological Sciences 281: 20132746. [link | pdf | code]


FitzJohn, RG 2012. diversitree: Comparative phylogenetic analyses of diversification in R. Methods in Ecology and Evolution (in press). [link (free access) | package | code]


Johnson MTJ, FitzJohn RG, Smith SD, Rausher MD, Otto SP 2011. Loss of sexual recombination and segregation is associated with increased diversification in evening primroses. Evolution 65: 3230-3240. [link | data and code]


FitzJohn RG 2010. Quantitative traits and diversification. Systematic Biology 59: 619-633. [link | package | pdf]

M'Gonigle LK, FitzJohn RG 2010. Assortative mating and spatial structure in hybrid zones. Evolution 64: 444-455. [link pdf | | package]

Smith SD, Miller RE, Otto SP, FitzJohn RG, Rausher MD. 2010. The effects of flower color transitions on diversification rates in morning glories (Ipomoea subg. Quamoclit, Convolvulaceae). In: Long M, Gu H, Zhou Z, Darwin's Heritage Today: Proceedings of the Darwin 200 Beijing International Conference. Higher Education Press, Beijing, China. Pp. 202-225. [pdf]


FitzJohn RG, Maddison WP, Otto SP 2009. Estimating trait-dependent speciation and extinction rates from incompletely resolved phylogenies. Systematic Biology 58: 595-611. [link | package | pdf]


Peltzer DA, Ferriss S, FitzJohn RG. 2008. Predicting weed distribution at the landscape scale: using naturalised Brassica as a model system. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 467-475 [link | pdf]


Dicke IA, FitzJohn RG. 2007. Using terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) to identify mycorrhizal fungi; a methods review. Mycorrhiza 17: 259-270 [link | pdf]

FitzJohn RG, Dickie IA. 2007. TRAMPR: An R package for analysis and matching of terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphism (TRFLP) profiles. Molecular Ecology Notes 7: 583-587 [link | pdf | package]

FitzJohn RG, Armstrong TT, Newstrom LE, Wilton AD, Cochrane M. 2007. Hybridisation within Brassica and allied genera: evaluation of potential for transgene escape. Euphytica 158: 209-230 [link | pdf | supplementary material]

Garnock-Jones PJ, Brockie RE, FitzJohn RG. 2007. Gynodioecy, sexual dimorphism, and erratic fruiting in Corynocarpus (Corynocarpaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 55: 803-808 [link | pdf]

Heenan PB, Dawson MI, FitzJohn RG, Stewart AV. 2007. Experimental hybridisation of Brassica species in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 45: 53-66 [pdf]


Armstrong TT, FitzJohn RG, Newstrom LE, Wilton AD. 2005. Transgene escape: what potential for crop-wild hybridisation? Molecular Ecology 14: 2111-2132 [link | pdf]


Heenan PB, FitzJohn RG, Dawson MI. 2004. Diversity of Brassica (Brassicaceae) species naturalised in Canterbury, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 42: 815-832 [pdf]

"*" denotes equal contribution.