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Dr Sharon Zytynska BSc, MSc, PhD

BBSRC David Phillips Research Fellow Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

    Publications

    2019

    Cohabitation and roommate bias of symbiotic bacteria in insect hosts (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E. (2019). Cohabitation and roommate bias of symbiotic bacteria in insect hosts. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY. doi:10.1111/mec.15295

    DOI: 10.1111/mec.15295

    Climate change alters beneficial crop-microbe-invertebrate interactions (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S., Eicher, M., Rothballer, M., & Weisser, W. (2019). Climate change alters beneficial crop-microbe-invertebrate interactions. doi:10.1101/709089

    DOI: 10.1101/709089

    Effect of plant chemical variation and mutualistic ants on the local population genetic structure of an aphid herbivore. (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Guenay, Y., Sturm, S., Clancy, M. V., Senft, M., Schnitzler, J. -P., . . . Weisser, W. W. (2019). Effect of plant chemical variation and mutualistic ants on the local population genetic structure of an aphid herbivore.. The Journal of animal ecology, 88(7), 1089-1099. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12995

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12995

    A meta-analysis on the benefits and costs of hosting secondary endosymbionts in sap-sucking insects (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S., Thighiouart, K., & Frago, E. (2019). A meta-analysis on the benefits and costs of hosting secondary endosymbionts in sap-sucking insects. doi:10.1101/563031

    DOI: 10.1101/563031

    Additive effects of plant chemotype, mutualistic ants and predators on aphid performance and survival (Journal article)

    Senft, M., Clancy, M. V., Weisser, W. W., Schnitzler, J. -P., & Zytynska, S. E. (2019). Additive effects of plant chemotype, mutualistic ants and predators on aphid performance and survival. FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY, 33(1), 139-151. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.13227

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13227

    Effects of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes on the protective microbiome of insects - a review (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., & Meyer, S. T. (2019). Effects of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes on the protective microbiome of insects - a review. ENTOMOLOGIA EXPERIMENTALIS ET APPLICATA, 167(1), 2-13. doi:10.1111/eea.12751

    DOI: 10.1111/eea.12751

    Spatial synchrony of population dynamics: Empirical testing of mechanisms (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E. (2019). Spatial synchrony of population dynamics: Empirical testing of mechanisms. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL ECOLOGY, 88(8), 1114-1117. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13045

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13045

    2018

    Metabotype variation in a field population of tansy plants influences aphid host selection. (Journal article)

    Clancy, M. V., Zytynska, S. E., Moritz, F., Witting, M., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., Weisser, W. W., & Schnitzler, J. -P. (2018). Metabotype variation in a field population of tansy plants influences aphid host selection.. Plant, cell & environment, 41(12), 2791-2805. doi:10.1111/pce.13407

    DOI: 10.1111/pce.13407

    Minimal effects on genetic structuring of a fungus-dwelling saproxylic beetle after recolonisation of a restored forest (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Doerfler, I., Gossner, M. M., Sturm, S., Weisser, W. W., & Mueller, J. (2018). Minimal effects on genetic structuring of a fungus-dwelling saproxylic beetle after recolonisation of a restored forest. JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY, 55(6), 2933-2943. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.13160

    DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13160

    Coexistence through mutualist-dependent reversal of competitive hierarchies (Journal article)

    Mehrparvar, M., Zytynska, S. E., Balog, A., & Weisser, W. W. (2018). Coexistence through mutualist-dependent reversal of competitive hierarchies. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 8(2), 1247-1259. doi:10.1002/ece3.3689

    DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3689

    2017

    Reduce pests, enhance production: benefits of intercropping at high densities for okra farmers in Cameroon (Journal article)

    Singh, A., Weisser, W. W., Hanna, R., Houmgny, R., & Zytynska, S. E. (2017). Reduce pests, enhance production: benefits of intercropping at high densities for okra farmers in Cameroon. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 73(10), 2017-2027. doi:10.1002/ps.4636

    DOI: 10.1002/ps.4636

    Habitat variation, mutualism and predation shape the spatio-temporal dynamics of tansy aphids (Journal article)

    Senft, M., Weisser, W. W., & Zytynska, S. E. (2017). Habitat variation, mutualism and predation shape the spatio-temporal dynamics of tansy aphids. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 42(4), 389-401. doi:10.1111/een.12396

    DOI: 10.1111/een.12396

    Exploring city-wide patterns of cultural ecosystem service perceptions and use (Journal article)

    Rall, E., Bieling, C., Zytynska, S., & Haase, D. (2017). Exploring city-wide patterns of cultural ecosystem service perceptions and use. ECOLOGICAL INDICATORS, 77, 80-95. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.02.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2017.02.001

    2016

    Chemotypic variation in terpenes emitted from storage pools influences early aphid colonisation on tansy (Journal article)

    Clancy, M. V., Zytynska, S. E., Senft, M., Weisser, W. W., & Schnitzler, J. -P. (2016). Chemotypic variation in terpenes emitted from storage pools influences early aphid colonisation on tansy. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6. doi:10.1038/srep38087

    DOI: 10.1038/srep38087

    Ant attendance of the cotton aphid is beneficial for okra plants: deciphering multitrophic interactions (Journal article)

    Singh, A., Zytynska, S. E., Hanna, R., & Weisser, W. W. (2016). Ant attendance of the cotton aphid is beneficial for okra plants: deciphering multitrophic interactions. AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST ENTOMOLOGY, 18(3), 270-279. doi:10.1111/afe.12159

    DOI: 10.1111/afe.12159

    Induced expression of defence-related genes in barley is specific to aphid genotype (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Jourdie, V., Naseeb, S., Delneri, D., & Preziosi, R. F. (2016). Induced expression of defence-related genes in barley is specific to aphid genotype. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 117(4), 672-685. doi:10.1111/bij.12715

    DOI: 10.1111/bij.12715

    Intraspecific differences in plant chemotype determine the structure of arthropod food webs (Journal article)

    Balint, J., Zytynska, S. E., Salamon, R. V., Mehrparvar, M., Weisser, W. W., Schmitz, O. J., . . . Balog, A. (2016). Intraspecific differences in plant chemotype determine the structure of arthropod food webs. OECOLOGIA, 180(3), 797-807. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3508-y

    DOI: 10.1007/s00442-015-3508-y

    Secondary bacterial symbiont community in aphids responds to plant diversity (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Meyer, S. T., Sturm, S., Ullmann, W., Mehrparvar, M., & Weisser, W. W. (2016). Secondary bacterial symbiont community in aphids responds to plant diversity. OECOLOGIA, 180(3), 735-747. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3488-y

    DOI: 10.1007/s00442-015-3488-y

    The Effect of Plant Within-Species Variation on Aphid Ecology (Chapter)

    Zytynska, S., & Weisser, W. (2016). The Effect of Plant Within-Species Variation on Aphid Ecology. In Biology and Ecology of Aphids (pp. 152-170). CRC Press. doi:10.1201/b19967-9

    DOI: 10.1201/b19967-9

    Searching for the Optimal Sampling Solution: Variation in Invertebrate Communities, Sample Condition and DNA Quality (Journal article)

    Gossner, M. M., Struwe, J. -F., Sturm, S., Max, S., McCutcheon, M., Weisser, W. W., & Zytynska, S. E. (2016). Searching for the Optimal Sampling Solution: Variation in Invertebrate Communities, Sample Condition and DNA Quality. PLOS ONE, 11(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0148247

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148247

    The natural occurrence of secondary bacterial symbionts in aphids (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., & Weisser, W. W. (2016). The natural occurrence of secondary bacterial symbionts in aphids. ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 41(1), 13-26. doi:10.1111/een.12281

    DOI: 10.1111/een.12281

    The natural occurrence of aphid symbionts and effects of plant diversity (Conference Paper)

    Zytynska, S. E. (2016). The natural occurrence of aphid symbionts and effects of plant diversity. In 2016 International Congress of Entomology. Entomological Society of America. doi:10.1603/ice.2016.112433

    DOI: 10.1603/ice.2016.112433

    2014

    Changes in plant community structure and soil biota along soil nitrate gradients in two deciduous forests (Journal article)

    Steinauer, K., Zytynska, S., Weisser, W. W., & Eisenhauer, N. (2014). Changes in plant community structure and soil biota along soil nitrate gradients in two deciduous forests. PEDOBIOLOGIA, 57(3), 139-145. doi:10.1016/j.pedobi.2014.01.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2014.01.007

    Host-plant genotypic diversity and community genetic interactions mediate aphid spatial distribution (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Frantz, L., Hurst, B., Johnson, A., Preziosi, R. F., & Rowntree, J. K. (2014). Host-plant genotypic diversity and community genetic interactions mediate aphid spatial distribution. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 4(2), 121-131. doi:10.1002/ece3.916

    DOI: 10.1002/ece3.916

    Plant genetic variation mediates an indirect ecological effect between belowground earthworms and aboveground aphids (Journal article)

    Singh, A., Braun, J., Decker, E., Hans, S., Wagner, A., Weisser, W. W., & Zytynska, S. E. (2014). Plant genetic variation mediates an indirect ecological effect between belowground earthworms and aboveground aphids. BMC ECOLOGY, 14. doi:10.1186/s12898-014-0025-5

    DOI: 10.1186/s12898-014-0025-5

    The genetics of indirect ecological effects-plant parasites and aphid herbivores (Journal article)

    Rowntree, J. K., Zytynska, S. E., Frantz, L., Hurst, B., Johnson, A., & Preziosi, R. F. (2014). The genetics of indirect ecological effects-plant parasites and aphid herbivores. FRONTIERS IN GENETICS, 5. doi:10.3389/fgene.2014.00072

    DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2014.00072

    2013

    Host preference of plant genotypes is altered by intraspecific competition in a phytophagous insect (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., & Preziosi, R. F. (2013). Host preference of plant genotypes is altered by intraspecific competition in a phytophagous insect. ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTERACTIONS, 7(3), 349-357. doi:10.1007/s11829-013-9250-7

    DOI: 10.1007/s11829-013-9250-7

    Multiple Cues for Winged Morph Production in an Aphid Metacommunity (Journal article)

    Mehrparvar, M., Zytynska, S. E., & Weisser, W. W. (2013). Multiple Cues for Winged Morph Production in an Aphid Metacommunity. PLOS ONE, 8(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058323

    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058323

    2012

    Genetic effects of tank-forming bromeliads on the associated invertebrate community in a tropical forest ecosystem (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Khudr, M. S., Harris, E., & Preziosi, R. F. (2012). Genetic effects of tank-forming bromeliads on the associated invertebrate community in a tropical forest ecosystem. OECOLOGIA, 170(2), 467-475. doi:10.1007/s00442-012-2310-3

    DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2310-3

    Comparing the use of leaf and cambium tissue in a single genetic study of tropical trees (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Fay, M. F., & Preziosi, R. F. (2012). Comparing the use of leaf and cambium tissue in a single genetic study of tropical trees. TREE GENETICS & GENOMES, 8(2), 431-437. doi:10.1007/s11295-011-0453-8

    DOI: 10.1007/s11295-011-0453-8

    2011

    Genetic interactions influence host preference and performance in a plant-insect system (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., & Preziosi, R. F. (2011). Genetic interactions influence host preference and performance in a plant-insect system. EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY, 25(6), 1321-1333. doi:10.1007/s10682-011-9493-7

    DOI: 10.1007/s10682-011-9493-7

    Genetic variation in a tropical tree species influences the associated epiphytic plant and invertebrate communities in a complex forest ecosystem (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Fay, M. F., Penney, D., & Preziosi, R. F. (2011). Genetic variation in a tropical tree species influences the associated epiphytic plant and invertebrate communities in a complex forest ecosystem. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 366(1569), 1329-1336. doi:10.1098/rstb.2010.0183

    DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0183

    2010

    Community genetic interactions mediate indirect ecological effects between a parasitoid wasp and rhizobacteria (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S. E., Fleming, S., Tetard-Jones, C., Kertesz, M. A., & Preziosi, R. F. (2010). Community genetic interactions mediate indirect ecological effects between a parasitoid wasp and rhizobacteria. ECOLOGY, 91(6), 1563-1568. doi:10.1890/09-2070.1

    DOI: 10.1890/09-2070.1

    Community genetic interactions mediate indirect ecological effects between a parasitoid wasp and rhizobacteria (Journal article)

    Zytynska, S., Fleming, S., Tétard-Jones, C., Kertesz, M., & Preziosi, R. (n.d.). Community genetic interactions mediate indirect ecological effects between a parasitoid wasp and rhizobacteria. Ecology, 100319061621033. doi:10.1890/09-2070

    DOI: 10.1890/09-2070

    2007

    The quantitative genetic basis of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp, Nasonia vitripennis (Journal article)

    Shuker, D. M., Phillimore, A. J., Burton-Chellew, M. N., Hodge, S. E., & West, S. A. (2007). The quantitative genetic basis of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp, Nasonia vitripennis. HEREDITY, 98(2), 69-73. doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800897

    DOI: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6800897