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Peer-reviewed publications

Wagner MR and T Mitchell-Olds (2018) Plasticity of plant defense and its evolutionary implications in wild populations of Boechera stricta. Evolution 72(5): 1034-1049

Busby PE, C Soman, MR Wagner, ML Friesen, J Kremer, A Bennett, M Morsy, J Eisen, J Leach, JL Dangl (2017) Research priorities for harnessing plant microbiomes in sustainable agriculture. PLoS Biology 15(3): e2001793

D’Amato AW, DA Orwig, A Barker Plotkin, PK Schoonmaker, MR Wagner (2017) Long-term structural and biomass dynamics of virgin Tsuga canadensis-Pinus strobus forests following hurricane disturbance. Ecology 98(3): 721-733

Wagner MR, DS Lundberg, TG del Rio, SG Tringe, JL Dangl, T Mitchell-Olds (2016) Host genotype and age shape the leaf and root microbiomes of a wild perennial plant. Nature Communications 7:12151

Wagner MR, DS Lundberg, D Coleman-Derr, SG Tringe, JL Dangl, T Mitchell-Olds (2014) Natural soil microbes alter flowering phenology and the intensity of selection on flowering time in a wild Arabidopsis relative. Ecology Letters 17: 717-726

Anderson JT*, MR Wagner*, CA Rushworth, K Prasad, T Mitchell-Olds (2014) The evolution of quantitative traits in complex environments. Heredity 112: 4-1

Olson-Manning CF, MR Wagner, T Mitchell-Olds (2012) Adaptive evolution: Evaluating empirical support for theoretical predictions. Nature Reviews Genetics 13:867-877

Pre-prints and other publications

Wagner MR, PE Busby, PJ Balint-Kurti (2019) Analysis of leaf microbiome composition of near-isogenic maize lines differing in broad-spectrum disease resistance. bioRxiv preprint

Geml J and MR Wagner (2017) Out of sight, but no longer out of mind: Towards an increased recognition of the role of soil microbes in plant speciation. New Phytologist 217(3): 965-967

Wagner MR and T Mitchell-Olds (2011) Repeated phenotypic changes highlight molecular targets of convergent evolution. Genome Biology 12(8): 124