Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. 2020. Plant-soil interactions limit lifetime fitness outside a native plant’s geographic range margin. Ecology, in press.
Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. 2019. Maladaptation beyond a geographic range limit driven by antagonistic and mutualistic biotic interactions across an abiotic gradient. Evolution, 73:2044-2059. pdf
Benning, JW, Eckhart, VM, Geber, MA, and Moeller, DA. 2019. Biotic interactions contribute to the geographic range of an annual plant: herbivory and phenology mediate fitness beyond a range margin. American Naturalist, 193:786-797. pdf
Hargreaves, AL, Suárez, E, Mehltreter, K, Myers-Smith, I, Vanderplank, SE, Slinn, HL, Vargas, Y, Haeussler, S, David, S, Muñoz, J, Almazán-Núñez, RC, Loughnan, D, Benning, JW, Moeller, DA, Brodie, JF, Morales, PA. 2019. Seed predation increases from the Arctic to the Equator and from high to low elevations. Science Advances, 5:eaau4403. pdf
Bolin, LG*, Benning, JW, and Moeller, DA. 2018. Mycorrhizal interactions do not influence plant-herbivore interactions in populations of Clarkia xantiana ssp. xantiana spanning from center to margin of the geographic range. Ecology & Evolution, 8:10743-10753. *Undergraduate mentee pdf
Benning, JW. 2015. Odd for an ericad: nocturnal pollination of Lyonia lucida (Ericaceae). American Midland Naturalist, 174:204-218. pdf
Benning, JW and Moeller, DA. Microbes, mutualism, and range margins: testing the fitness consequences of soil microbial communities across and beyond a native plant’s range. In revision.