Publications

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Charlebois, J.A. and R.D. Sargent. 2017. No consistent pollinator-mediated impacts of alien plants on natives. Ecology Letters 20: 1479-1490.

Sargent, R.D., Angert, A.L., Williams, J.L. 2017. When are species invasions useful for addresssing fundamental questions in plant biology? American Journal of Botany 104: 797-799.

Moeller, D.A., Briscoe Runquist, R.D., Moe, A.M., Geber, M.A., Goodwillie, C., Cheptou, P.-E., Eckert, C.G., Elle, E., Johnston, M.O., Kalisz, S., Ree, R.H., Sargent, R.D., Vallejo-Marin, M. and A.A. Winn. 2017. Global biogeography of mating system variation in seed plants. Ecology Letters 20: 375-384.

Stastny, M. and R.D. Sargent. 2017. Evidence for rapid evolutionary change in an invasive plant in response to biocontrol. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 30: 1042-1052

Thomsen, C.J.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2017. Evidence that an herbivore response affects selection on floral traits and inflorescence architecture in purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). Annals of Botany 119: 1295-1303

McKechnie, I.M., Thomsen, C.J.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2017. Forested field edges support a greater diversity of wild pollinators in lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium). Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 237: 154-161.

Russell-Mercier, J.L. and R.D. Sargent. 2015. Indirect effects of herbivory on plant-pollinator interactions in invasive Lythrum salicaria. American Journal of Botany 102: 661-668.

McKechnie, I.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2013. Do plant traits influence a species' response to habitat disturbance? Biological Conservation 168: 69-77.

Da Silva, E.M., King, V.M., Russell-Mercier, J.L. and R.D. Sargent. 2013. Evidence for pollen limitation of a native plant in invaded communities. Oecologia 172: 469-476.

Hensel, L.E. and R.D. Sargent. 2012. A phylogenetic analysis of trait convergence in the spring flora. Botany Special Issue "Pollination Biology Research in Canada" 90: 557-564.

King, V.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2012. Presence of an invasive species alters pollinator visitation to a native. Biological Invasions 14: 1809-1818.

Winn, A.A., E. Elle, S. Kalisz, P.-O. Cheptou, C. Eckert, C. Goodwillie, M.O. Johnston, D.A.Moeller, R.H. Ree, R.D. Sargent, M. Vallejo-Marin. 2011. Analysis of inbreeding depression in mixed-mating plants provides evidence for selective interference and stable mixed mating. Evolution 65:3339-3359.

Sargent, R.D., Kembel, S.W., Emery. N.C., Forrestel, E.J. and D.D. Ackerly. 2011. Effect of local community phylogenetic structure on pollen limitation in an obligately insect-pollinated plant. American Journal of Botany 98: 283-289.

Da Silva, E.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2011. The effect of invasive Lythrum salicaria pollen deposition on seed set in the native species Decodon verticillatus. Botany 89: 141-146.

Vallejo-Marin, M., Da Silva, E.M., Sargent, R.D. and S.C.H. Barrett. 2010. Trait correlates and functional significance of heteranthery in flowering plants. New Phytologist 188: 418-425.

Goodwillie, C.G., Sargent, R.D., Eckert, C.G., Elle, E., Geber, M.A. et al. 2010. Correlated evolution of mating system and floral display traits in flowering plants and its implications for the distribution of mating system variation. New Phytologist 185: 311-321.

Eckert, C.G., Kalisz, S., Geber, M.A., Sargent, R.D., Elle, E. et al. 2010. Plant mating systems in a changing world. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 35-43.

Kay, K.M. and R.D. Sargent. 2009. The role of animal pollination in plant speciation: integrating ecology, geography and genetics. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 40: 637-656.

Sargent, R.D. and D.D. Ackerly. 2008. Plant-pollinator interactions and the assembly of plant communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:123-130

Sargent, R.D. and J.C. Vamosi. 2008. The influence of canopy position, pollinator syndrome, and region on evolutionary transitions in pollinator guild size. International Journal of Plant Science Special Issue: Major Evolutionary Transitions in Flowering Plant Reproduction (S.C.H. Barrett, ed).

Sargent,R.D.,C. Goodwillie, S.Kalisz, and R.Ree. 2007. Phylogenetic evidence for a flower size and number trade-off. American Journal of Botany 94:2059-2062.

Kalisz, S., R.H. Ree and R.D. Sargent. 2006. Linking regulatory genes to evolutionary patterns: A case for floral symmetry genes in mating system evolution. Trends in Plant Science 11: 568-573.

Sargent, R.D. and S.P. Otto. 2006. The role of local species abundance in the evolution of pollinator attraction in flowering plants. American Naturalist 167:67-80

Sargent, R.D., M. Mandegar and S.P. Otto. 2006. A model of the evolution of dichogamy incorporating sex ration selection, anther-stigma interference and inbreeding depression. Evolution 60: 934-944.

Sargent, R.D. and S.P. Otto. 2004. A phylogenetic analysis of pollination mode and the evolution of dichogamy in angiosperms. Evolutionary Ecology Research 6:1183-1199.

Sargent, R.D. 2004. Floral symmetry affects speciation rates in angiosperms. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271:603-608.

Sargent, R.D. 2003. Seasonal changes in pollen-packaging schedules in the protandrous plant Chamerion angustifolium. Oecologia 135:221-226.

Sargent, R.D. and B.D. Roitberg. 2000. Seasonal decline in male-phase duration in a protandrous plant: a response to increased mating opportunities? Functional Ecology 14:484-489.

Sargent, R.D. and M.L Reid. 1999. Unexpected offspring sex ratio in a size-dimorphic bark beetle. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 524-5249.