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Busch Lab Publications

2021+ (manuscripts available upon request)
42. Prior, C.J. and J.W. Busch. Selfing rate variation within species is unrelated to life-history traits or geographic range position. American Journal of Botany (in press).

41. Hilpman, E.T. and J.W. Busch. Floral traits differentiate pollination syndromes and taxa but fail to predict the identity of floral visitors to Castilleja. American Journal of Botany (in press).

40. Prior, C.J., N.C. Layman, M.H. Koski, L.F. Galloway and J.W. Busch. 2020. Westward range expansion from middle latitudes explains the Mississippi River discontinuity in a forest herb of eastern North America. Molecular Ecology 29:4473-4486.

39. McCulloch, J.B., J.P. Owen, N.C. Hinkle, B.A. Mullens and J.W. Busch. 2020. Genetic structure of northern fowl mite (Megostigmata: Macronyssidae) populations among layer chicken flocks and local house sparrows (Passeriformes: Passeridae). Journal of Medical Entomology 57:122-130.

38. Koski, M.H., N.C. Layman, C.J. Prior, J.W. Busch and L.F. Galloway. 2019. Selfing ability and drift load evolve with range expansion. Evolution Letters 3:500-512.

37. Koski, M.H., L.F. Galloway and J.W. Busch. 2019. Pollen limitation and autonomous selfing ability interact to shape variation in outcrossing rate across a species range. American Journal of Botany 106:1240-1247.

36. Chisholm, P.J., J.W. Busch and D.W. Crowder. 2019. Effects of life history and ecology on virus evolutionary potential. Virus Research 265:1-9.

35. Layman, N.C. and J.W. Busch. 2018. Bottlenecks and inbreeding depression in autotetraploids. Evolution 72:2025-2037.

34. Grossenbacher, D.L., Y. Brandvain, J. Auld, M. Burd, P.O. Cheptou, J.K. Conner, A.G. Grant, S. Hovick, J.R. Pannell, A. Pauw, T. Petanidou, A. Randle, R. Rubio de Casas, J.Vamosi, A. Winn, B. Igic, J.W. Busch, S. Kalisz and E.E. Goldberg. 2017. Self-compatibility is over-represented on islands. New Phytologist 215:469-478.

33. Layman, N.C., M.T.R. Fernando, C.R. Herlihy and J.W. Busch. 2017. Costs of selfing prevent the spread of a self-compatibility mutation that causes reproductive assurance. Evolution 71:884-897.

32. Dixon, A.L. and J.W. Busch. 2017. Common garden test of range limits as predicted by a species distribution model in the annual plant Mimulus bicolor. American Journal of Botany 104:817-827.

31. Koski, M.H., D.L. Grossenbacher, J.W. Busch and L.F. Galloway. 2017. A geographic cline in the ability to self-fertilize is unrelated to the pollination environment. Ecology 98:2930-2939.

30. Busch, J.W. and L.F. Delph. 2017. Evolution: Selfing takes species down Stebbins’s blind alley. Current Biology 27:R61-R63.

29. Harder, L.D., M.A. Aizen, S.A. Richards, M.A. Joseph and J.W. Busch. 2016. Diverse ecological relations of male gametophyte populations in stylar environments. American Journal of Botany 103:484-497.

28. Pannell, J.R., J. Auld, Y. Brandvain, M. Burd, J.W. Busch, P.O. Cheptou, J.K. Conner, E.E. Goldberg, A.G. Grant, D.L. Grossenbacher, S. Hovick, B. Igic, S. Kalisz, A. Pauw, T. Petanidou, A.M. Randle, R. Rubio de Casas, J. Vamosi and A. Winn. 2015. The scope of Baker’s Law. New Phytologist 208:656-667.

27. Bills, J.W., E.H. Roalson, J.W. Busch and P.B. Eidesen. 2015. Environmental and genetic correlates of allocation to sexual reproduction in the circumpolar plant Bistorta vivipara (Polygonaceae). American Journal of Botany 102:1174-1186.

26. Norton, N.A., M.T.R. Fernando, C.R. Herlihy and J.W. Busch. 2015. Reproductive character displacement shapes a spatially structured petal color polymorphism in Leavenworthia stylosa. Evolution 69:1191-1207.

25. Villanea, F.A., K.N. Safi and J.W. Busch. 2015. A general model of negative frequency dependent selection explains global patterns of human ABO polymorphism. PLoS One 10(5):e0125003.

24. Pawlak, A.R., R.N. Mack, J.W. Busch and S.J. Novak. 2015. Invasion of Bromus tectorum (L.) into California and the American Southwest: rapid, multi-directional and genetically diverse. Biological Invasions 17:287-306.

23. Busch, J.W., T. Witthuhn and M. Joseph. 2014. Fewer S-alleles are maintained in plant populations with sporophytic as opposed to gametophytic self-incompatibility. Plant Species Biology 29:34-46.

22. Igic, B. and J.W. Busch. 2013. Is self-fertilization an evolutionary dead end? New Phytologist 198:386-397.

21. Dixon, A.L., C.R. Herlihy and J.W. Busch. 2013. Demographic and population-genetic tests provide mixed support for the abundant centre hypothesis in the endemic plant Leavenworthia stylosa. Molecular Ecology 22:1777-1791.

20. Linksvayer, T.A., J.W. Busch and C.R. Smith. 2013. Social supergenes of super-organisms: do supergenes play important roles in social evolution? BioEssays 35:683- 689.

19. Herman, A.C., J.W. Busch and D.J. Schoen. 2012. Phylogeny of Leavenworthia S-alleles suggests unidirectional mating system evolution and enhanced positive selection following an ancient population bottleneck. Evolution 66:1849-1861.

18. Busch, J.W. and W.J. Werner. 2012. Population structure has limited fitness consequences in the highly selfing plant Leavenworthia uniflora (Brassicaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 173:495-506.

17. Busch, J.W. and L.F. Delph. 2012. The relative importance of reproductive assurance and automatic selection as hypotheses for the evolution of self-fertilization. Annals of Botany 109:553-562.

16. Busch, J.W. 2011. Demography, pollination, and Baker’s law. Evolution 65:1511-1513.

15. Busch, J.W., S. Joly and D.J. Schoen. 2011. Demographic signatures accompanying the evolution of selfing in Leavenworthia alabamica. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:1717-1729.

14. Busch, J.W. and L. Urban. 2011. Insights gained from 50 years of studying the evolution of self-compatibility in Leavenworthia (Brassicaceae). Evolutionary Biology 38:15-27.

13. Busch, J.W., C.R. Herlihy, L. Gunn and W.J. Werner. 2010. Mixed mating in a recently derived self-compatible population of Leavenworthia alabamica (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 97:1005-1013.

12. Busch, J.W., S. Joly and D.J. Schoen. 2010. Does mate limitation in self-incompatible species promote the evolution of selfing? The case of Leavenworthia alabamica. Evolution 64:1657-1670.

11. Schoen, D.J. and J.W. Busch. 2009. The evolution of dominance in sporophytic self-incompatibility systems. II. Mate-availability and recombination. Evolution 63:2099-2113.

10. Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Development Consortium, J.W. Busch, W.J. Werner et al. 2009. Permanent genetic resources added to molecular ecology resources database 1 May 2009-31 July 2009. Molecular Ecology Resources 9:1460-1466.

9. Busch, J.W., J. Sharma and D.J. Schoen. 2008. Molecular characterization of Lal2, an SRK-like gene linked to the S-locus in the wild mustard Leavenworthia alabamica. Genetics 178:2055-2067.

8. Busch, J.W. and D.J. Schoen. 2008. The evolution of self-incompatibility when mates are limiting. Trends in Plant Science 13:128-136.

7. Schoen, D.J. and J.W. Busch. 2008. On the evolution of self-fertilization in a metapopulation. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169:119-127.

6. Anderson, I.A. and J.W. Busch. 2006. Relaxed pollinator-mediated selection weakens floral integration in self-compatible taxa of Leavenworthia (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 93:860-867.

5. Busch, J.W. 2006. Heterosis in an isolated, effectively small, and self-fertilizing population of the flowering plant Leavenworthia alabamica. Evolution 60:184-191.

4. Busch, J.W. 2005. The evolution of self-compatibility in geographically peripheral populations of Leavenworthia alabamica (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 92:1503-1512.

3. Busch, J.W. 2005. Inbreeding depression in self-incompatible and self-compatible populations of Leavenworthia alabamica. Heredity 94:159-165.

2. Busch, J.W., M. Neiman and J.M. Koslow. 2004. Evidence for maintenance of sex by pathogens in plants. Evolution 58:2584-2590.

1. Cipollini, D.F., J.W. Busch, K. Stowe, E. Simms and J. Bergelson. 2003. Genetic variation and relationships of constitutive and herbivore-induced glucosinolates, trypsin inhibitors, and herbivore resistance in Brassica rapa. Journal of Chemical Ecology 29:285-302.