peer reviewed:

Niu, K., P. Choler, F. de Bello, N. Mirotchnick, G. Du, and S. Sun (2013). “Fertilization decreases species diversity but increases functional diversity: A three-year experiment in a Tibetan alpine meadow.” Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 182: 106-112. PDF

Srivastava, D. S., M. W. Cadotte, A. A. M. MacDonald, R. G. Marushia, and N. Mirotchnick (2012). “Phylogenetic diversity and the functioning of ecosystems.” Ecology Letters, 15: 637-648. PDF

Cadotte, M. W., K. Carscadden, and N. Mirotchnick (2011). “Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.” Journal of Applied Ecology, 48: 1079-1087. PDF

Flynn, D.F.B., N. Mirotchnick, M. Jain, M.I. Palmer, & S. Naeem (2011). “Functional and phylogenetic diversity as predictors of biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships.” Ecology, 92: 1573-1581. PDF.
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Spasojevic, M.J., R.J. Aicher, G.R. Koch, E.S. Marquardt, N. Mirotchnick, T.G. Troxler and S.L. Collins (2010). “Fire and grazing in a mesic tallgrass prairie: impacts on plant species and functional traits.” Ecology, 91: 1651-1659. PDF

Cohen, J., N. Mirotchnick and B. Leung (2008). “The aquarium plant trade: missing pieces – Response.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 6: 124. PDF

Cohen, J., N. Mirotchnick and B. Leung (2007). “Thousands introduced annually: the aquarium pathway for non-indigenous plants to the St Lawrence Seaway.” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5: 528-532. PDF
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Mirotchnick, N., O.K. Atkin, M.W. Cadotte, M. Turnhbull, K.L. Griffin. “Why plants lose their inhibitions in the Arctic: functional traits, phylogenetics and respiration in the light” Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 2, 2010. PDF

Mirotchnick, N., O.K. Atkin, M. Turnhbull, K.L. Griffin. “Tundra respiration in the land of the midnight sun.” Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, annual meeting, Québec, Québec, May 10, 2010. PDF