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John Bishop Ecological Research at Mount St. Helens



  1. Adams*, J.B., Bollens, S.M., and Bishop, J.G. 2015. Predation on the invasive copepod, Pseudodiaptomus forbesi, and native zooplankton in the Lower Columbia River: An experimental approach to quantify differences in prey-specific feeding rates. PLoS One 10: e0144095.
  2. Che-Castaldo, C., C.M. Crisafulli, J.G. Bishop, and W.F. Fagan. 2015. What causes female bias in the secondary sex ratios of the dioecious woody shrub Salix sitchensiscolonizing a primary successional landscape? Am. J. Bot. 102:1309-1322.


  1. Yurkewycz, R.P., J.G. Bishop, C.M. Crisafulli, J.A. Harrison, and R.A. Gill. 2014. Gopher mounds decrease nutrient cycling rates and increase adjacent vegetation in volcanic primary succession. Oecologia 176: 1135-1150.
  2. Titus, J.H. and J.G. Bishop. 2014Propagule limitation and competition with nitrogen-fixers limit conifer colonization during primary succession. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 990-1003.  Titus Bishop 2014 jvs12155.pdf.


  1. Lambers, H., J.G. Bishop, S.D. Hopper, E. Laliberté and A. Zúñiga-Feest. 2012. Phosphorus-mobilization ecosystem engineering: the roles of cluster roots and carboxylate exudation in young P-limited ecosystems. Annals of Botany 110: 329-348.    Lambers2012-aob.pdf
    Invited review for a special issue on root biology.


27.Yang, S., E. Jongejans, S. Yang, J.G. Bishop. 2011. The effect of consumers and mutualists of Vaccinium membranaceum at Mount St. Helens: Dependence on successional context.  PLoS One. 6(10): e26094. Open Access Site

  1. Marleau, J.N., Y. Jin, J. G. Bishop, W.F. Fagan, M. Lewis. 2011. A stoichiometric model of early plant primary succession. American Naturalist 177: 233-245. Marleau 2011.pdf
  2. 2010
    Schoenfelder, A.C., J.G. Bishop, H.M. Martinson, W.F. Fagan. 2010. Resource use efficiency and community effects of invasive Hypochaeris radicata (Asteraceae) during primary succession. American Journal of Botany: 97: 1772-1779. Schoenfelder 2010.pdf
  3. Bishop, J.G., N.B. O’Hara, J.H. Titus, J.L. Apple, R. A. Gill, L. Wynn. 2010. Addition of phosphorus increases primary production and orthopteran abundance during primary succession at Mount St. Helens. PLOS One: 5(10): e13598. Open Access Site

23. Major J.J., C.M. Crisafulli, P. Frenzen, J.G. Bishop. 2009. After the disaster: The hydrogeomorphic, ecological, and biological responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington. Geological Society of America Field Guide 15. Major GeolSoc.pdf

  1. Apple, J.L., M. Wink, S.E. Wills and J.G. Bishop. 2009. Successional Change in Phosphorus Stoichiometry Explains The Inverse Relationship Between Herbivory and Lupin Density on Mount St. Helens. PLoS One 4(11): e7807. Open Access Site Apple PLoS.pdf
  2. D. Adamski, J.A. Apple, and J.G. Bishop. 2009. A new Filatima Busck (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) associated with lupine during early herbivore colonization on Mount St Helens. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington.111: 293-304.
  3. Seeds, J.D.* and J.G. Bishop. 2009. Low Frankia innoculation potential may limit alder invasion of primary successional sites at Mount St. Helens. Plant and Soil 323: 225-233. Seeds Plant Soil 2009.pdf

19. C. M. B. Damasceno, J. G. Bishop, Daniel R. Ripoll, Joe Win, Sophien Kamoun, and Jocelyn K. C. Rose. 2008. Structure of the glucanase inhibitor protein (GIP) family from Phytophthora species suggests coevolution with plant endo- beta -1,3-glucanases. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 21: 820-830. Damasceno MPMI 2008.pdf

  1. S. Yang*, J.G. Bishop, M.S. Webster. 2008. Colonization genetics of an animal-dispersed plant (Vaccinium membranaceum) at Mount St. Helens, Washington. Molecular Ecology. 17(3): 731-740. Yang Mol Ecol 2008.pdf

17. Windsor, A.J., M.E. Schranz, N. Formanová , S. Gebauer-Jung, J.G. Bishop, D. Schnabelrauch, J. Kroymann, T. Mitchell-Olds. 2006. Partial shotgun sequencing of the Boechera stricta genome reveals extensive microsynteny and promoter conservation with Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 140: 1169-1182. Windsor Plant Phys 2006.pdf

  1. Gill, R.A., J. A. Boie*, J.G. Bishop, L. Larsen**, J. L. Apple, R.D. Evans, R.D. 2006. Linking community and ecosystem development on Mount St. Helens: Interacations between nutrient availability plant tissue chemistry, and species composition. Oecologia: 148: 312-324.Gill Oecologia 2006.pdf

15. Fagan, W.F., M. Lewis, M.G. Neubert, C. Aumann, J.L. Apple, and Bishop, J.G. 2005. When can herbivores reverse the spread of an invading plant? A test case from Mount St. Helens. American Naturalist 166: 669-685.  Fagan et al Am Nat 2005.pdf

  1. Bishop, J.G., W.F. Fagan, J.D. Schade and C.M. Crisafulli. 2005. Spatially structured insect herbivory and its effects on primary succession. In Dale, V.H., F. Swanson, and C.M. Crisafulli, eds. Mount St. Helens ecological research: Ecological recovery of Mount St. Helens after the 1980 eruption. Springer-Verlag. Bishop Fagan et al 2005.pdf
  2. Bishop, J.G. 2005. Directed mutagenesis confirms the functional importance of positively selected sites in polygalacturonase inhibitor protein (PGIP). Molecular Biology and Evolution 22(7): 1531-1534. Bishop MBE 2005.pdf
  3. Bishop, J.G., D.R. Ripoll, S. Bashir, C. M. B. Damasceno, J.D. Seeds*, and J.K.C. Rose. 2005. Selection on Glycine beta -1,3-endoglucanase genes differentially inhibited by a Phytophthora glucanase inhibitor protein. Genetics 169 (2): 1009-1019. Bishop Ripoll Rose Genetics 2005.pdf

11. Fagan, W. F., J. G. Bishop, J.M. Schade. 2004. Spatially structured herbivory and primary succession at Mount St Helens: field surveys and experimental growth studies suggest a role for nutrients. Ecological Entomology 29: 398-409. Fagan, Bishop, Schade Ecol Ent.pdf

10. Bishop, J.G. 2002.
Early primary succession on Mount St. Helens: The demographic impact of insect herbivores on colonizing lupines. Ecology 83: 191-202. Bishop Ecology 2002.pdf

9. McKay, J.K., J.G. Bishop, J.-Z. Lin, A. Sala, J.H. Richards, B. Stranger, and T. Mitchell-Olds. 2001. Local adaptation to climate despite absence of marker diversity in the rare Sapphire Rockcress. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 268: 1715-1721 McKay ProcRoySoc 2001.pdf

8. Bishop, J.G., A.M. Dean, and T. Mitchell-Olds.  2000.  Rapid evolution in plant chitinases: Molecular targets of selection in plant-pathogen coevolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 97: 5322-5327. Bishop Dean TMO PNAS 2000.pdf

  1. Stotz, H. U., J.G. Bishop, C. Bergman, M. Koch, A. Darvill, P. Albersheim, J. Labavitch.  2000. Identification of target amino acids that affect interactions of fungal polygalacturonases and their plant inhibitors. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 56: 117-130. Stotz PMPP 2000.pdf
  2. Stahl, E.A. and J.G. Bishop. 2000 Molecular evidence for plant-pathogen arms races. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 3 (4): 299-304. Stahl and Bishop TIPS 2000.pdf
  3. Fagan, W.F. and J.G. Bishop. 2000.  Trophic interactions during primary succession: Herbivores slow the reinvasion of lupines on Mount St. Helens. American Naturalist 155: 238-251. Fagan Bishop AmNat 2000.pdf

4. Koch, M., J.G. Bishop & T. Mitchell-Olds.  1999.   Molecular systematics and evolution of  Arabidopsis and ArabisPlant Biology 1:529-537.

  1. Bishop, J.G. and D.W. Schemske. 1998. Variation in flowering phenology and its consequences for lupines colonizing Mount St. Helens. Ecology 79: 534-546. Bishop Schemske Ecology1998.pdf
  2. Schemske, D.W., B.C. Husband, M.H. Ruckelshaus, C. Goodwillie, I.M. Parker, and J.G. Bishop. 1994. Evaluating approaches to the conservation of rare and endangered plants. Ecology 75: 584-606. Schemske et al 1994.pdf
  3. Chadchawan, S., J. Bishop, O.P. Thangstad, A.M. Bones, T. Mitchell-Olds, and D. Bradley. 1993. Arabidopsis cDNA sequence encoding myrosinase. Plant Physiology 103: 671-672