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Dr Stewart Plaistow

Senior lecturer in Evolutionary Biology Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

Publications

2020

Quantifying multivariate genotype-by-environment interactions, evolutionary potential and its context-dependence in natural populations of the water flea, Daphnia magna (Journal article)

Brunner, F. S., Reynolds, A., Wilson, I. W., Price, S., Paterson, S., Atkinson, D., & Plaistow, S. J. (n.d.). Quantifying multivariate genotype-by-environment interactions, evolutionary potential and its context-dependence in natural populations of the water flea, Daphnia magna. doi:10.1101/2020.12.28.424558

DOI: 10.1101/2020.12.28.424558

Embryogenesis plasticity and the transmission of maternal effects inDaphnia pulex (Journal article)

Hasoon, M. S. R., & Plaistow, S. J. (2020). Embryogenesis plasticity and the transmission of maternal effects inDaphnia pulex. EVOLUTION & DEVELOPMENT, 22(5), 345-357. doi:10.1111/ede.12346

DOI: 10.1111/ede.12346

2019

Temperature and clone-dependent effects of microplastics on immunity and life history in Daphnia magna (Journal article)

Sadler, D. E., Brunner, F. S., & Plaistow, S. (2019). Temperature and clone-dependent effects of microplastics on immunity and life history in Daphnia magna. Environmental Pollution, 255(1). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113178

DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113178

2017

Offspring development and life-history variation in a water flea depends upon clone-specific integration of genetic, non-genetic and environmental cues (Journal article)

Harney, E., Paterson, S., & Plaistow, S. (2017). Offspring development and life-history variation in a water flea depends upon clone-specific integration of genetic, non-genetic and environmental cues. Functional Ecology, 31(10), 1996-2007. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12887

DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12887

The Role of Omics in the Application of Adverse Outcome Pathways for Chemical Risk Assessment (Journal article)

Brockmeier, E. K., Hodges, G., Hutchinson, T. H., Butler, E., Hecker, M., Tollefsen, K. E., . . . Falciani, F. (2017). The Role of Omics in the Application of Adverse Outcome Pathways for Chemical Risk Assessment. TOXICOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 158(2), 252-262. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfx097

DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kfx097

2016

The complete mitochondrial genome of the broad-winged damselfly Mnais costalis Selys (Odonata: Calopterygidae) obtained by next-generation sequencing (Journal article)

Lorenzo-Carballa, M. O., Tsubaki, Y., Plaistow, S. J., & Watts, P. C. (2016). The complete mitochondrial genome of the broad-winged damselfly Mnais costalis Selys (Odonata: Calopterygidae) obtained by next-generation sequencing. International Journal of Odonatology, 19(4), 191-198. doi:10.1080/13887890.2016.1234980

DOI: 10.1080/13887890.2016.1234980

Maternal effects (Chapter)

Van Dooren, T. J. M., Hoyle, R. B., & Plaistow, S. J. (2016). Maternal effects. In R. M. Kliman (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology, Vol 2. Oxford Academic Press.

Maternal Effects (Chapter)

Van Dooren, T. J. M., Hoyle, R. B., & Plaistow, S. J. (2016). Maternal Effects. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (pp. 446-452). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-800049-6.00051-2

DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-12-800049-6.00051-2

2015

Offspring Provisioning Explains Clone-Specific Maternal Age Effects on Life History and Life Span in the Water Flea, Daphnia pulex (Journal article)

Plaistow, S., Shirley, C., Collin, H., Cornell, S., & Harney, E. (2015). Offspring Provisioning Explains Clone-Specific Maternal Age Effects on Life History and Life Span in the Water Flea, Daphnia pulex. The American Naturalist, 186(3), 376-389. doi:10.1086/682277

DOI: 10.1086/682277

Transcriptional changes during Daphnia pulex development indicate that the maturation decision resembles a rate more than a threshold (Journal article)

Harney, E., Plaistow, S. J., & Paterson, S. (2015). Transcriptional changes during Daphnia pulex development indicate that the maturation decision resembles a rate more than a threshold. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 28(4), 944-958. doi:10.1111/jeb.12624

DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12624

2014

Phenotypic integration plasticity in Daphnia magna: an integral facet of GxE interactions (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., & Collin, H. (2014). Phenotypic integration plasticity in Daphnia magna: an integral facet of GxE interactions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 27(09), 1913-1920. doi:10.1111/jeb.12443

DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12443

Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics: Experiments in a Model System (Chapter)

Cameron, T. C., Plaistow, S., Mugabo, M., Piertney, S. B., & Benton, T. G. (2014). Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics: Experiments in a Model System. In ADVANCES IN ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH, VOL 50: ECO-EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS (Vol. 50, pp. 171-206). doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801374-8.00005-0

DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801374-8.00005-0

2013

HOW TO MEASURE MATURATION: A COMPARISON OF PROBABILISTIC METHODS USED TO TEST FOR GENOTYPIC VARIATION AND PLASTICITY IN THE DECISION TO MATURE (Journal article)

Harney, E., Van Dooren, T. J. M., Paterson, S., & Plaistow, S. J. (2013). HOW TO MEASURE MATURATION: A COMPARISON OF PROBABILISTIC METHODS USED TO TEST FOR GENOTYPIC VARIATION AND PLASTICITY IN THE DECISION TO MATURE. EVOLUTION, 67(2), 525-538. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01758.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01758.x

2009

The influence of context-dependent maternal effects on population dynamics: an experimental test (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., & Benton, T. G. (2009). The influence of context-dependent maternal effects on population dynamics: an experimental test. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 364(1520), 1049-1058. doi:10.1098/rstb.2008.0251

DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2008.0251

The influence of context-dependent maternal effects on population dynamics: an experimental test (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., & Benton, T. G. (2009). The influence of context-dependent maternal effects on population dynamics: an experimental test. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, ser. B.

2008

Maternal effects mediated by maternal age: from life histories to population dynamics (Journal article)

Benton, T. G., St Clair, J. J. H., & Plaistow, S. J. (2008). Maternal effects mediated by maternal age: from life histories to population dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology, 77(5), 1038-1046. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01434.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01434.x

2007

How to Put All Your Eggs in One Basket: Empirical Patterns of Offspring Provisioning throughout a Mother’s Lifetime (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., St. Clair, J. J. H., Grant, J., & Benton, T. G. (2007). How to Put All Your Eggs in One Basket: Empirical Patterns of Offspring Provisioning throughout a Mother’s Lifetime. The American Naturalist, 170(4), 520-529. doi:10.1086/521238

DOI: 10.1086/521238

2006

Complex population dynamics and complex causation: devils, details and demography (Journal article)

Benton, T. G., Plaistow, S. J., & Coulson, T. N. (2006). Complex population dynamics and complex causation: devils, details and demography. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 273(1591), 1173-1181. doi:10.1098/rspb.2006.3495

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2006.3495

Context-Dependent Intergenerational Effects: The Interaction between Past and Present Environments and Its Effect on Population Dynamics (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Lapsley, C. T., & Benton, T. G. (2006). Context-Dependent Intergenerational Effects: The Interaction between Past and Present Environments and Its Effect on Population Dynamics. The American Naturalist, 167(2), 206-215. doi:10.1086/499380

DOI: 10.1086/499380

Signal function of wing colour in a polymorphic damselfy, Mnais costalis Selys (Zygoptera, Calopterygidae) (Journal article)

Hooper, R. E., Plaistow, S. J., & Tsubaki, Y. (2006). Signal function of wing colour in a polymorphic damselfy, Mnais costalis Selys (Zygoptera, Calopterygidae). Odonatologica, 35(1), 15-22.

2005

The effect of a seasonal time constraint on development time, body size, condition, and morph determination in the horned beetle Allomyrina dichotoma L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Tsuchida, K., Tsubaki, Y., & Setsuda, K. (2005). The effect of a seasonal time constraint on development time, body size, condition, and morph determination in the horned beetle Allomyrina dichotoma L. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Ecological Entomology, 30(6), 692-699. doi:10.1111/j.0307-6946.2005.00740.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.0307-6946.2005.00740.x

Changes in maternal investment in eggs can affect population dynamics (Journal article)

Benton, T. G., Plaistow, S. J., Beckerman, A. P., Lapsley, C. T., & Littlejohns, S. (2005). Changes in maternal investment in eggs can affect population dynamics. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 272(1570), 1351-1356. doi:10.1098/rspb.2005.3081

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2005.3081

2004

Evolution of alternative mating tactics: conditional versus mixed strategies (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J. (2004). Evolution of alternative mating tactics: conditional versus mixed strategies. Behavioral Ecology, 15(4), 534-542. doi:10.1093/beheco/arh029

DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arh029

Age and size at maturity: sex, environmental variability and developmental thresholds (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Lapsley, C. T., Beckerman, A. P., & Benton, T. G. (2004). Age and size at maturity: sex, environmental variability and developmental thresholds. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 271(1542), 919-924. doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2682

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2682

2003

Variation in the risk of being wounded: an overlooked factor in studies of invertebrate immune function? (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Outreman, Y., Moret, Y., & Rigaud, T. (2003). Variation in the risk of being wounded: an overlooked factor in studies of invertebrate immune function?. Ecology Letters, 6(6), 489-494. doi:10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00455.x

DOI: 10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00455.x

Energetically costly precopulatory mate guarding in the amphipod Gammarus pulex: causes and consequences (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Bollache, L., & Cézilly, F. (2003). Energetically costly precopulatory mate guarding in the amphipod Gammarus pulex: causes and consequences. Animal Behaviour, 65(4), 683-691. doi:10.1006/anbe.2003.2116

DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2003.2116

2002

Patterns of intermediate host use and levels of association between two conflicting manipulative parasites (Journal article)

Outreman, Y., Bollache, L., Plaistow, S., & Cézilly, F. (2002). Patterns of intermediate host use and levels of association between two conflicting manipulative parasites. International Journal for Parasitology, 32(1), 15-20. doi:10.1016/s0020-7519(01)00304-6

DOI: 10.1016/s0020-7519(01)00304-6

2001

The effect of the acanthocephalan parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis on the lipid and glycogen content of its intermediate host Gammarus pulex (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., Troussard, J. -P., & Cézilly, F. (2001). The effect of the acanthocephalan parasite Pomphorhynchus laevis on the lipid and glycogen content of its intermediate host Gammarus pulex. International Journal for Parasitology, 31(4), 346-351. doi:10.1016/s0020-7519(01)00115-1

DOI: 10.1016/s0020-7519(01)00115-1

Investment in immune function under chronic and acute immune challenge in an insect (Journal article)

Siva-Jothy, M. T., Tsubaki, Y., Hooper, R. E., & Plaistow, S. J. (2001). Investment in immune function under chronic and acute immune challenge in an insect. Physiological Entomology, 26(1), 1-5.

2000

A selective trade–off for territoriality and non–territoriality in the polymorphic damselfly Mnais costalis (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J., & Tsubaki, Y. (2000). A selective trade–off for territoriality and non–territoriality in the polymorphic damselfly Mnais costalis. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 267(1447), 969-975. doi:10.1098/rspb.2000.1098

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2000.1098

1999

A fitness cost of eugregarine parasitism in a damselfly (Journal article)

Siva-Jothy, M. T., & Plaistow, S. J. (1999). A fitness cost of eugregarine parasitism in a damselfly. Ecological Entomology, 24(4), 465-470. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2311.1999.00222.x

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2311.1999.00222.x

The ontogenetic switch between odonate life history stages: effects on fitness when time and food are limited (Journal article)

Plaistow, S., & Siva-jothy, M. T. (1999). The ontogenetic switch between odonate life history stages: effects on fitness when time and food are limited. Animal Behaviour, 58(3), 659-667. doi:10.1006/anbe.1999.1171

DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1999.1171

1997

Variation in non-territorial behaviour in male Calopteryx splendens xanthostoma (Journal article)

Plaistow, S. J. (1997). Variation in non-territorial behaviour in male Calopteryx splendens xanthostoma. Odonatologica, 26, 171-181.

1996

Energetic constraints and male mate-securing tactics in the damselflyCalopteryx splendens xanthostoma(Charpentier) (Journal article)

Energetic constraints and male mate-securing tactics in the damselflyCalopteryx splendens xanthostoma(Charpentier) (1996). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 263(1374), 1233-1239. doi:10.1098/rspb.1996.0181

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1996.0181