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Book Chapters

Moles AT; Leishman MR, 2008, 'The seedling as part of a plant’s life history strategy', in Seedling Ecology and Evolution, pp. 217 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511815133.012

Moles AT; Leishman M, 2008, 'The seedling as part of a plant’s life history strategy', in Leck MA; Parker VT; Simpson RL (ed.), Seedling Ecology and Evolution, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, New York, USA, pp. 239 - 254, http://www.cambridge.org/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521873055

Jurado E; Moles AT, 2003, 'Germination deferment strategies.', in Nicolás G; Bradford KJ; Côme D; Curie M; Pritchard HW (ed.), The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances., CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK., pp. 381 - 388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/9780851996530.0381

Moles AT; Leishman MR; Wright IJ; Westoby M, 2000, 'The Evolutionary Ecology of Seed Size', in Fenner M (ed.), Seeds The Ecology of Regeneration in Plant Communities, CABI, pp. 31 - 31, https://doi.org/10.1079/9781780641836.0000

Leishman MR; Wright IJ; Moles AT; Westoby M, 2000, 'The evolutionary ecology of seed size.', in Fenner M (ed.), Seeds - the ecology of regeneration in plant communities

Journal articles

Chen SC; Wang B; Moles AT, 2021, 'Exposure time is an important variable in quantifying post-dispersal seed removal', Ecology Letters, vol. 24, pp. 1522 - 1525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.13744

Sritharan MS; Hemmings FA; Moles AT, 2021, 'Few changes in native Australian alpine plant morphology, despite substantial local climate change', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 11, pp. 4854 - 4865, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7392

Chen YD; Moles A; Bu ZJ; Zhang MM; Wang ZC; Zhao HY, 2021, 'Induced defense and its cost in two bryophyte species', American Journal of Botany, vol. 108, pp. 777 - 787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1654

Ross ND; Moles AT, 2021, 'The contribution of pathogenic soil microbes to ring formation in an iconic Australian arid grass, Triodia basedowii (Poaceae)', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 69, pp. 113 - 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT20122

Everingham SE; Offord CA; Sabot MEB; Moles AT, 2021, 'Time-traveling seeds reveal that plant regeneration and growth traits are responding to climate change', Ecology, vol. 102, pp. e03272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3272

Piercey RS; Gribben PE; Hanley TC; Moles AT; Hughes AR, 2021, 'Incorporating marine macrophytes in plant–soil feedbacks: Emerging evidence and opportunities to advance the field', Journal of Ecology, vol. 109, pp. 614 - 625, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13536

Song BO; Sun LU; Lev-Yadun S; Moles AT; Zhang S; Jiang X; Gao Y; Xu QI; Sun H, 2021, 'Plants are more likely to be spiny at mid-elevations in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, south-western China (vol 47, pg 250, 2020)', JOURNAL OF BIOGEOGRAPHY, vol. 48, pp. 242 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14006

Callaghan CT; Poore AGB; Mesaglio T; Moles AT; Nakagawa S; Roberts C; Rowley JJL; Vergés A; Wilshire JH; Cornwell WK, 2021, 'Three Frontiers for the Future of Biodiversity Research Using Citizen Science Data', BioScience, vol. 71, pp. 55 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa131

Dalrymple RL; Kemp DJ; Flores-Moreno H; Laffan SW; White TE; Hemmings FA; Moles AT, 2020, 'Macroecological patterns in flower colour are shaped by both biotic and abiotic factors', New Phytologist, vol. 228, pp. 1972 - 1985, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.16737

ZA X; SE E; AT M, 2020, 'The sex with the reduced sex chromosome dies earlier: A comparison across the tree of life', Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/ey.17.14.5

Moles AT; Laffan SW; Keighery M; Dalrymple RL; Tindall ML; Chen SC, 2020, 'A hairy situation: Plant species in warm, sunny places are more likely to have pubescent leaves', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 47, pp. 1934 - 1944, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13870

Sentinella AT; Warton DI; Sherwin WB; Offord CA; Moles AT, 2020, 'Tropical plants do not have narrower temperature tolerances, but are more at risk from warming because they are close to their upper thermal limits', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 29, pp. 1387 - 1398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.13117

Brandenburger CR; Kim M; Slavich E; Meredith FL; Salminen JP; Sherwin WB; Moles AT, 2020, 'Evolution of defense and herbivory in introduced plants—Testing enemy release using a known source population, herbivore trials, and time since introduction', Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10, pp. 5451 - 5463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6288

Xirocostas ZA; Everingham SE; Moles AT, 2020, 'The sex with the reduced sex chromosome dies earlier: A comparison across the tree of life', Biology Letters, vol. 16, pp. 20190867, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2019.0867

Song B; Sun L; Lev-Yadun S; Moles AT; Zhang S; Jiang X; Gao Y; Xu Q; Sun H, 2020, 'Plants are more likely to be spiny at mid-elevations in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, south-western China', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 47, pp. 250 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.13724

Kattge J; Bönisch G; Díaz S; Lavorel S; Prentice IC; Leadley P; Tautenhahn S; Werner GDA; Aakala T; Abedi M; Acosta ATR; Adamidis GC; Adamson K; Aiba M; Albert CH; Alcántara JM; Alcázar C C; Aleixo I; Ali H; Amiaud B; Ammer C; Amoroso MM; Anand M; Anderson C; Anten N; Antos J; Apgaua DMG; Ashman TL; Asmara DH; Asner GP; Aspinwall M; Atkin O; Aubin I; Baastrup-Spohr L; Bahalkeh K; Bahn M; Baker T; Baker WJ; Bakker JP; Baldocchi D; Baltzer J; Banerjee A; Baranger A; Barlow J; Barneche DR; Baruch Z; Bastianelli D; Battles J; Bauerle W; Bauters M; Bazzato E; Beckmann M; Beeckman H; Beierkuhnlein C; Bekker R; Belfry G; Belluau M; Beloiu M; Benavides R; Benomar L; Berdugo-Lattke ML; Berenguer E; Bergamin R; Bergmann J; Bergmann Carlucci M; Berner L; Bernhardt-Römermann M; Bigler C; Bjorkman AD; Blackman C; Blanco C; Blonder B; Blumenthal D; Bocanegra-González KT; Boeckx P; Bohlman S; Böhning-Gaese K; Boisvert-Marsh L; Bond W; Bond-Lamberty B; Boom A; Boonman CCF; Bordin K; Boughton EH; Boukili V; Bowman DMJS; Bravo S; Brendel MR; Broadley MR; Brown KA; Bruelheide H; Brumnich F; Bruun HH; Bruy D; Buchanan SW; Bucher SF; Buchmann N; Buitenwerf R; Bunker DE; Bürger J, 2020, 'TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access', Global Change Biology, vol. 26, pp. 119 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14904

Moles AT; Jagdish A; Wu Y; Gooley S; Dalrymple RL; Feng P; Auld J; Badgery G; Balding M; Bell A; Campbell N; Clark M; Clark M; Crawford KM; De Lorenzo O; Fletcher A; Ford Z; Fort H; Gorta SBZ; Hagan A; Hemmings FA; Hoban GS; Hulme T; King K; Kumar A; Kyriazis A; Laitly BA; Markovski J; Martin L; McDonnell G; Pan C; Paroissien R; Reeves-Perrin P; Sano M; Schwarz SM; Sipka A; Sullings M; Yeong JW; Cornwell WK, 2019, 'From dangerous branches to urban banyan: Facilitating aerial root growth of Ficus rubiginosa', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0226845, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226845

Popovic GC; Warton DI; Thomson FJ; Hui FKC; Moles AT, 2019, 'Untangling direct species associations from indirect mediator species effects with graphical models', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 10, pp. 1571 - 1583, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13247

Brandenburger CR; Cooke J; Sherwin WB; Moles AT, 2019, 'Rapid evolution of leaf physiology in an introduced beach daisy', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 286, pp. 20191103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1103

Meredith FL; Tindall ML; Hemmings FA; Moles AT, 2019, 'Prickly pairs: The proportion of spinescent species does not differ between islands and mainlands', Journal of Plant Ecology, vol. 12, pp. 941 - 948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtz031

Everingham SE; Hemmings F; Moles AT, 2019, 'Inverted invasions: Native plants can frequently colonise urban and highly disturbed habitats', Austral Ecology, vol. 44, pp. 702 - 712, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12719

Chen SC; Tamme R; Thomson FJ; Moles AT, 2019, 'Seeds tend to disperse further in the tropics', Ecology Letters, vol. 22, pp. 954 - 961, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ele.13255

Brandenburger CR; Sherwin WB; Creer SM; Buitenwerf R; Poore AGB; Frankham R; Finnerty PB; Moles AT, 2019, 'Rapid reshaping: The evolution of morphological changes in an introduced beach daisy', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1713

Saunders ME; Roger E; Geary WL; Meredith F; Welbourne DJ; Bako A; Canavan E; Herro F; Herron C; Hung O; Kunstler M; Lin J; Ludlow N; Paton M; Salt S; Simpson T; Wang A; Zimmerman N; Drews KB; Dawson HF; Martin LWJ; Sutton JB; Webber CC; Ritchie AL; Berns LD; Winch BA; Reeves HR; McLennan EC; Gardner JM; Butler CG; Sutton EI; Couttie MM; Hildebrand JB; Blackney IA; Forsyth JA; Keating DM; Moles AT, 2018, 'Citizen science in schools: Engaging students in research on urban habitat for pollinators', Austral Ecology, vol. 43, pp. 635 - 642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12608

Dalrymple RL; Flores-Moreno H; Kemp DJ; White TE; Laffan SW; Hemmings FA; Hitchcock TD; Moles AT, 2018, 'Abiotic and biotic predictors of macroecological patterns in bird and butterfly coloration', Ecological Monographs, vol. 88, pp. 204 - 224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1287

Chen SC; Moles AT, 2018, 'Factors shaping large-scale gradients in seed physical defence: Seeds are not better defended towards the tropics', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 27, pp. 417 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12704

Zhang H; Bonser SP; Chen SC; Hitchcock T; Moles AT, 2018, 'Is the proportion of clonal species higher at higher latitudes in Australia?', Austral Ecology, vol. 43, pp. 69 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12536

Moles AT, 2018, 'Being John Harper: Using evolutionary ideas to improve understanding of global patterns in plant traits', Journal of Ecology, vol. 106, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12887

Thomson FJ; Letten AD; Tamme R; Edwards W; Moles AT, 2018, 'Can dispersal investment explain why tall plant species achieve longer dispersal distances than short plant species?', New Phytologist, vol. 217, pp. 407 - 415, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.14735

Chen SC; Hemmings FA; Chen F; Moles AT, 2017, 'Plants do not suffer greater losses to seed predation towards the tropics', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 26, pp. 1283 - 1291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12636

Harris CJ; Manea A; Moles AT; Murray BR; Leishman MR, 2017, 'Differences in life-cycle stage components between native and introduced ranges of five woody Fabaceae species', Austral Ecology, vol. 42, pp. 404 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aec.12456

Tindall ML; Thomson FJ; Laffan SW; Moles AT, 2017, 'Is there a latitudinal gradient in the proportion of species with spinescence?', Journal of Plant Ecology, vol. 10, pp. 294 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtw031

Chen SC; Cornwell WK; Zhang HX; Moles AT, 2017, 'Plants show more flesh in the tropics: variation in fruit type along latitudinal and climatic gradients', Ecography, vol. 40, pp. 531 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecog.02010

Chen S-C; Moles AT, 2016, 'All creatures great and small', Australasian Science, vol. 37, pp. 26 - 27

Moles AT; Ollerton J, 2016, 'Is the notion that species interactions are stronger and more specialized in the tropics a zombie idea?', Biotropica, vol. 48, pp. 141 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/btp.12281

Díaz S; Kattge J; Cornelissen JHC; Wright IJ; Lavorel S; Dray S; Reu B; Kleyer M; Wirth C; Colin Prentice I; Garnier E; Bönisch G; Westoby M; Poorter H; Reich PB; Moles AT; Dickie J; Gillison AN; Zanne AE; Chave J; Joseph Wright S; Sheremet Ev SN; Jactel H; Baraloto C; Cerabolini B; Pierce S; Shipley B; Kirkup D; Casanoves F; Joswig JS; Günther A; Falczuk V; Rüger N; Mahecha MD; Gorné LD, 2016, 'The global spectrum of plant form and function', Nature, vol. 529, pp. 167 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature16489

Akres O; Cavallaro I; Cheng C; Dixon M; Goddard D; Hofbauer T; Mahr S; Mason T; Miskin L; Morgan C; Nettleton E; Purseglove A; Rosenberg B; Salgado L; Sardi J; Scarlis E; Snyman S; Spagnardi I; Swinson-Dulhunty O; Szentmariay L; Zimmerman N; Moles AT; Cooke J, 2016, 'The Christmas tree project: Comparing the effects of five treatments on the health of cut Christmas trees (Pinus radiata, Pinaceae)', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 64, pp. 15 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT14343

Nicotra AB; Borevitz J; Dunlop M; Hoffmann A; Kirkpatrick J; Moles AT; Morgan J; van Dijk A; Good R, 2016, 'Towards a centre for intergrated adaption research in the Australian mountains', Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=125752367247189;res=IELNZC

Zanne AE; Tank DC; Cornwell WK; Eastman JM; Smith SA; Fitzjohn RG; McGlinn DJ; O'Meara BC; Moles AT; Reich PB; Royer DL; Soltis DE; Stevens PF; Westoby M; Wright IJ; Aarssen L; Bertin RI; Calaminus A; Govaerts R; Hemmings F; Leishman MR; Oleksyn J; Soltis PS; Swenson NG; Warman L; Beaulieu JM, 2015, 'Erratum: Three keys to the radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments (Nature (2014) 506 (89-92) (Doi:10.1038/nature12872))', Nature, vol. 521, pp. 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature14371

Zanne AE; Tank DC; Cornwell WK; Eastman JM; Smith SA; Fitzjohn RG; McGlinn DJ; O'Meara BC; Moles AT; Reich PB; Royer DL; Soltis DE; Stevens PF; Westoby M; Wright IJ; Aarssen L; Bertin RI; Calaminus A; Govaerts R; Hemmings F; Leishman MR; Oleksyn J; Soltis PS; Swenson NG; Warman L; Beaulieu JM, 2015, 'Zanne et al. reply', Nature, vol. 521, pp. E6 - E7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature14394

Edwards W; Moles AT; Chong C, 2015, 'Generalised extreme value distributions provide a natural hypothesis for the shape of seed mass distributions', PLoS ONE, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0121724

Flores-Moreno H; García-Treviño ES; Letten AD; Moles AT, 2015, 'In the beginning: phenotypic change in three invasive species through their first two centuries since introduction', Biological Invasions, vol. 17, pp. 1215 - 1225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-014-0789-8

Chen SC; Moles AT, 2015, 'A mammoth mouthful? A test of the idea that larger animals ingest larger seeds', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 24, pp. 1269 - 1280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12346

Dalrymple RL; Kemp DJ; Flores-Moreno H; Laffan SW; White TE; Hemmings FA; Tindall ML; Moles AT, 2015, 'Birds, butterflies and flowers in the tropics are not more colourful than those at higher latitudes', Global Ecology and Biogeography, vol. 24, pp. 1424 - 1432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/geb.12368

Helm A; Zobel M; Moles AT; Szava-Kovats R; Pärtel M, 2015, 'Characteristic and derived diversity: Implementing the species pool concept to quantify conservation condition of habitats', Diversity and Distributions, vol. 21, pp. 711 - 721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12285


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