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ANN SAKAI and STEPHEN WELLER

(*undergraduate students; +graduate students)

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, T. M. Culley, D. R. Campbell, P. Ngo*, and A. K. Dunbar-Wallis.   Sexually dimorphic inflorescence traits in a wind-pollinated species: heritabilities and genetic correlations in Schiedea adamantis (Caryophyllaceae).  American Journal of Botany:  In press.

Sakai, A. K., S. G. Weller , T. M. Culley,  D. R. Campbell,  A. K. Dunbar-Wallis,  and A. Andres*. Sexual dimorphism and the genetic potential for evolution of sex allocation in the gynodioecious plant, Schiedea salicaria.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology:  In press.

Poulin, J., A. K. Sakai, S. G. Weller, and T. Nguyen*.  2007.  Phenotypic plasticity, precipitation, and invasiveness in the fire-promoting grass Pennisetum setaceum (Poaceae).  American Journal of Botany 94: 533-541.

Weller, S. G., C. A. Domínguez, F. E. Molina-Freaner, J. Fornoni, and G. LeBuhn.  2007. The evolution of distyly from tristyly in populations of Oxalis alpina in the Sky Islands of the Sonoran Desert .   American Journal of Botany 94: 972-985.

Sakai , A. K., S. G. Weller, W. L. Wagner, M. Nepokroeff, and T. M. Culley.  2006.  Adaptive radiation and evolution of breeding systems in Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae), an endemic Hawaiian genus.  Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 93: 49-63.

Culley T. M., A. K. Dunbar-Wallis, A. K. Sakai, S. G. Weller, M. Mishio, D. R. Campbell, and M. Herzenach*. 2006. Genetic variation of ecophysiological traits in two gynodioecious species of Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae).  New Phytologist 169: 589-601.

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, D. R. Campbell, T. M. Culley, and A. Dunbar-Wallis.  2006.  Predicting the pathway to wind pollination: heritabilities and genetic correlations of inflorescence traits associated with wind pollination in Schiedea salicaria (Caryophyllaceae).  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 331-342.

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, D. A. Thai *,  J. Tom*, and A. E. Rankin+.  2005.  Inbreeding depression and heterosis in populations of Schiedea viscosa, a highly selfing species.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 1434-1444.

*Golonka, A. M. , A. K. Sakai, and S. G. Weller.  2005. Wind pollination, sexual dimorphism, and changes in floral traits of Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae). American Journal of Botany. 92: 1492-1502.

+Poulin J., A. K. Sakai, S. G. Weller, and W. L. Wagner.  2005. Invasive Species of Terrestrial Ecosystems. Pp. 176-184. In Plant conservation: A natural history approach.  G. A. Krupnick and W. J.  Kress (Eds.).  The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

+Poulin J., S. G. Weller, A. K. Sakai. 2005.  Genetic diversity does not affect the invasiveness of fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum) in Arizona , California and Hawaii .  Diversity and Distributions 11: 241-247.

Weller, S. G., and A. K. Sakai. 2005. Selfing and resource allocation in Schiedea salicaria (Caryophyllaceae), a gynodioecious species.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 301-308.

Wagner, W. L., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai. 2005. Monograph of Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae--Alsinoideae).  Systematic Botany Monographs 72: 1-169.

Cabin, R. J., S. G. Weller, D. H. Lorence, S. Cordell, L. J. Hadway, R. Montgomery, D. Goo, and A. Urakami. 2002. Effects of light, alien grass, and native species additions on Hawaiian dry forest restoration. Ecological Applications 12:1595-1610.

+Rankin, A. E., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai. 2002.  Mating system instability in Schiedea menziesii (Caryophyllaceae).  Evolution 56: 1574-1585.

Sakai , A. K., W. L. Wagner, and L. Mehrhoff. 2002. Patterns of endangerment in the Hawaiian flora.  Systematic Biology  51: 276-302. 

Funk, V. A., A. K. Sakai, and K. Richardson.  2002.  Biodiversity:  The interface between systematics and conservation.  Systematic Biology 51: 235-237.

Culley, T. M., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai. 2002. The evolution of wind pollination in angiosperms.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17:361-369 plus corrigendum.

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, and W. L. Wagner.  2001. Artificial and natural hybridization in Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae): the importance of phylogeny, genetic divergence, breeding system, and population size. Systematic Botany 26: 571-584.

Sakai , A. K. and D. F. Westneat. 2001. Mating systems.  in   C. W. Fox, D. A. Roff, and D. J. Fairbairn, eds.  Evolutionary Ecology:  Concepts and Case Studies.   Oxford University Press.  pp. 193-206.

Sakai , A. K., F. W. Allendorf, J. S. Holt, D. M. Lodge, J. Molofsky, K. A. With, S. Baughman+, R. J. Cabin, J. E. Cohen, N. C. Ellstrand, D. E. McCauley, P. O'Neil, I. M. Parker, J. N. Thompson, and S. G. Weller.  2001.  The Population Biology of Invasive Species.  Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics.  32: 305-332.

Weller, S. G., K. H. Keeler, and B. A. Thomson.  2000.  Clonal growth of Lithospermum caroliniense (Boraginaceae) in contrasting sand dune habitats.  American Journal of Botany 87: 237-242.

Sakai , A. K. and S. G. Weller.  1999. Gender and sexual dimorphism in flowering plants:  a review of terminology, biogeographic patterns, ecological correlates, and phylogenetic approaches. in Geber, M.A., T. E. Dawson, and L. F. Delph, eds.  Sexual and gender dimorphism in flowering plants.  Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg .  pp. 1-31.

Wagner, W. L., S. G. Weller, A. K. Sakai, and A. C. Medeiros. 1999. An autogamous rain forest species of Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae) from East Maui, Hawaiian Islands .  Novon 9:284-287.

*Culley, T.M., S. G. Weller, A. K. Sakai, and A. E. Rankin*. 1999. Inbreeding depression and selfing rates in a self-compatible hermaphroditic species, Schiedea membranacea (Caryophyllaceae).  American Journal of Botany 86: 980-987.

Cabin, R. J., S. G. Weller, D. H. Lorence, T. W. Flynn, A. K. Sakai, D. Sandquist, and L. J. Hadway.  1999.  Effects of long-term ungulate exclusion and recent alien species control on the preservation and restoration of a Hawaiian tropical dry forest.  Conservation Biology.  14:439-453.

Weller, S. G. and A. K. Sakai.  1999.  Using phylogenetic approaches for the analysis of plant breeding system evolution.  Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics.  30: 167-199.

Wagner, W. L. and S. G. Weller.  1999.  Rediscovery and assessment of Stenogyne sherffii Degener (Lamiaceae).  Novon 9:448-449.

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, A. E. Rankin*, A. Golonka*, B. Kutcher*, and K. E. Ashby*. 1998. Dioecy and the evolution of wind pollination in Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae) in the Hawaiian Islands . American Journal of Botany 85:1377-1388.

+Norman, J. K., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai.  1997.  Pollination biology and outcrossing rates in hermaphroditic Schiedea lydgatei (Caryophyllaceae).  American Journal of Botany 84:641-648.

Sakai , A. K., S. G. Weller, M.-L. Chen*, S.-Y. Chou*, and C. Tasanont*.  1997.  Evolution of gynodioecy and maintenance of females:  the role of inbreeding depression, outcrossing rates, and resource allocation in Schiedea adamantis (Caryophyllaceae).  Evolution 51:724-736.

Sakai, A. K., S. G. Weller, W. L. Wagner, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis.  1997.  Phylogenetic perspectives on the evolution of dioecy:  adaptive radiation in the endemic Hawaiian genera Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae). In  Givnish, T. and K. Sytsma, eds.,  Molecular Evolution and Adaptive Radiation, pp. 455-474. Cambridge University Press, New York .

Schroeder, M. S. and S. G. Weller.  1997.  Self-incompatibility and clonal growth in Anemopsis californica.  Plant Species Biology 12: 55-59.

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, and C. Straub*.  1996.  Allozyme diversity and genetic identity in Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae) in Hawai'i .  Evolution 50:23-34.

Sakai , A. K. and M. J. Lane . 1996.  National Science Foundation funding patterns of women and minorities in biology.  BioScience 46:  621-625.

Soltis, P. S., D.E. Soltis, S. G. Weller, A. K. Sakai, and W. L. Wagner.  1996.  Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Hawaiian endemics Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae).  Systematic Botany 21: 365-379.

Wagner, W. L., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai. 1995. Phylogeny and biogeography in Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae). Pp. 221-258  in  Hawaiian Biogeography:  Evolution on a Hot-Spot Archipelago.  W. L. Wagner and V. Funk, eds.  Smithsonian Press, Washington, D. C.

+Norman, J. K., A. K. Sakai, S. G. Weller, and T. E. Dawson. 1995. Inbreeding depression in morphological and physiological traits of Schiedea lydgatei (Caryophyllaceae) in two environments.  Evolution. 49:297-306.

Weller, S. G., W. L. Wagner, and A. K. Sakai. 1995.  A phylogenetic analysis of Schiedea and Alsinidendron (Caryophyllaceae:  Alsinoideae):  Implications for the evolution of breeding systems.  Systematic Botany 20: 315-337.

Sakai , A. K., W. L. Wagner, D. M. Ferguson*, and D. R. Herbst.  1995.  Origins of dioecy in the native Hawaiian flora.  Ecology 76:2517-2529.

Sakai , A. K., W. L. Wagner, D. M. Ferguson*, and D. R. Herbst. 1995. Biogeographical and ecological correlates of dioecy in the Hawaiian flora.  Ecology 76: 2530-2543.

Brooks, D. R., D. A. McLennan, J. M. Carpenter, J. A. Coddington, and S. G. Weller.  1995.  Systematics, ecology and behavior: integrating phylogenetic patterns and evolutionary mechanisms.  Bioscience 45: 687-695.

Weller, S. G., M. J. Donoghue, and D. Charlesworth.  1995.  The evolution of self-incompatibility in flowering plants: a phylogenetic approach.  Pp. 355-382 in P. C. Hoch and A. G. Stephenson (eds.), Experimental and Molecular Approaches to Plant Biosystematics.  Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden .  Volume 53.  Missouri Botanical Garden , St. Louis .

Wagner, W. L., S. G. Weller, and A. K. Sakai.  1994. Schiedea attenuata (Caryophyllaceae:  Alsinoideae), a new cliff-dwelling species from Kaua’i).  Novon 4:187-190.

Weller, S. G.  1994.  The relationship of rarity to plant reproductive biology.  Pp. 90-117 in  Bowles, M. and C. Whelan (eds.), Restoration of Endangered Species.  Cambridge University Press United Kingdom .

Goldberg, D. and A. K. Sakai.  1993.  Career options for dual-career couples: results of an ESA survey on soft money research positions and shared positions.  Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America .  74:146-152.

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  1993.  Recovery Plan for Schiedea adamantis.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland , OR   45 pp.  Prepared by A. K. Sakai.

Weller, S. G. and A. K. Sakai.  1992.  The significance of resource allocation and inbreeding depression in the evolution of dioecy.  Research and Exploration (National Geographic Society).  8:388-391.

Weller, S. G.  1992.  Evolutionary modifications of tristylous breeding systems.  Pp. 247-272 in Barrett, S.C.H. (ed.), "Evolution and Function of Heterostyly." Springer Verlag, Berlin .

Wagner, W. L. and S. G. Weller.  1991.  Resurrection of a Kaua'i Stenogyne: S. kealiae.  Pacific Science 45: 50-54.

Sakai , A. K. and S. G. Weller.  1991.  Ecological aspects of sex expression in subdioecious Schiedea globosa (Caryophyllaceae).  American Journal of Botany.  78:1280-1288.

Weller, S. G. and A. K. Sakai.  1991.  The genetic basis of male sterility in Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae), an endemic Hawaiian genus.  Heredity.  67: 265-273.

Weller, S. G. and R. Ornduff.  1991.  Pollen tube growth and inbreeding depression in Amsinckia grandiflora.  American Journal of Botany 78: 801‑804.

Weller, S. G. and A. K. Sakai.  1990.  Stenogyne (Lamiaceae): in Wagner, W. L., D. R. Herbst, and S. H. Sohmer, Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i Bernice P. Bishop Museum , Honolulu

Weller, S. G., A. K. Sakai, W. L. Wagner, and D. R. Herbst.  1990.  Evolution of dioecy in Schiedea (Caryophyllaceae: Alsinoideae) in the Hawaiian Islands : Biogeographical and ecological factors.  Systematic Botany.  15: 266-276.

Sakai, A. K.  1990.  Sex ratios of red maple (Acer rubrum) populations in northern lower Michigan.  Ecology  71:571-580. 

Sakai, A. K.  1990.  Sexual reproduction of red maple (Acer rubrum) in northern lower Michigan.  American Midland Naturalist.  123:309-318.

Weller, S. G. and A. K. Sakai.  1990.  Evolution of dicliny in the endemic Hawaiian Caryophyllacaeae.  Plant Species Biology.  5:83-95.

Sakai , A. K., K. K. Karoly*, and S. G. Weller.  1989.  Inbreeding depression in Schiedea globosa and S. salicaria (Caryophyllaceae), subdioecious and gynodioecious Hawaiian species.  American Journal of Botany  76: 437-444.

Weller, S. G.  1989.  The effect of disturbance scale on sand dune colonization by Lithospermum caroliniense.  Ecology 70: 1244-1251.

Sakai , A. K. and T. L. Sharik.  1988.  Clonal growth of male and female bigtooth aspen (Populus grandidentata).  Ecology  69:  2031-2033.

+Lammers, T. G., S. G. Weller and A. K. Sakai.  1987.  Japanese White-eye, an introduced passerine, visits the flowers of Clermontia arborescens, an endemic Hawaiian Lobelioid.  Pacific Science  41:74-78.

Guth, C. and S. G. Weller.  1986.  Pollination, fertilization and ovule abortion in Oxalis magnifica.  American Journal of Botany 73: 246-253.

Weller, S. G. 1986.  Factors influencing frequency of the mid‑styled morph in tristylous populations of Oxalis alpina.  Evolution 40: 279-289.

+Larch, C. M. and A. K. Sakai.  1985.  Oak forest succession in the Oakland University Nature Trails area, Oakland Co., Michigan Michigan Botanist  24:21-32.

Sakai , A. K. and J. Sulak*.  1985.  Four decades of secondary succession in two lowland permanent plots in northern lower Michigan.  American Midland Naturalist  113(1):146-157.

Sakai , A. K., M. Roberts+, and C. Jolls.  1985.  Successional changes in a mature aspen forest in northern lower Michigan: 1974-1981.  American Midland Naturalist 113:271-282.

Sakai , A. K. and T. Burris*.  1985.  Growth in male and female aspen clones: a twenty‑five‑year longitudinal study.  Ecology  66: 1921-1927.

Weller, S. G.  1985.  The life history of Lithospermum caroliniense, a long‑lived herbaceous sand dune species.  Ecological Monographs  55: 49-67.

Weller, S. G.  1985.  Establishment of Lithospermum caroliniense on sand dunes:  The role of nutlet mass.  Ecology 66: 1893-1901.

*Larch, C. M. and A. K. Sakai.  1983.  Successional and clonal changes at sites of smooth sumac (Rhus glabra).  Michigan Botanist  22:3-9.

Sakai , A. K. and N. L. Oden.  1983.  Spatial pattern of sex expression in silver maple (Acer saccharinum  L.):  Morisita's index and spatial autocorrelation.  American Naturalist  122:489-508.

Weller, S. G. 1981.  Fecundity in populations of Oxalis alpina in southeastern Arizona .  Evolution 35:  197-200.

Weller, S. G. 1981.  Pollination biology of heteromorphic populations of Oxalis alpina in southeastern Arizona .  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society  83:  189-198.

Weller, S. G. 1980.  The incompatibility relationships of tristylous species of Oxalis section Ionoxalis of southern Mexico .  Canadian Journal of Botany 58:  1908-1911.

Weller, S. G.  1980.  Pollen flow and fecundity in populations of Lithospermum caroliniense.  American Journal of Botany 67:  1334-1341.

Weller, S. G. 1979.  Variation in heterostylous reproductive systems among populations of Oxalis alpina in southeastern Arizona .  Systematic Botany 4: 57-71.

Sakai, A. K.  1978.  Ecological and evolutionary aspects of sex expression in silver maple (Acer saccharinum L.).  Ph.D. dissertation.  University of Michigan .

Weller, S. G. 1978.  Dispersal patterns and the evolution of distyly in Oxalis alpina. Systematic Botany 3:  115-126.

Weller, S. G. and R. Ornduff.  1977.  Cryptic self-incompatibility in Amsinckia grandiflora.  Evolution 31:47-51.

Weller, S. G. and M. F. Denton.  1976.  Cytogeographic evidence for the evolution of distyly from tristyly in the North American species of Oxalis section Ionoxalis.  American Journal of Botany 63: 120-125.

Weller, S. G.  1976.  Breeding system polymorphism in a heterostylous species.  Evolution 30:  442-454.

Weller, S. G. 1976.  The inheritance of tristyly in Oxalis section Ionoxalis.  Heredity 37:  387-393.

Ornduff, R. and S. G. Weller.  1975.  Pattern diversity of incompatibility groups in Jepsonia heterandra (Saxifragaceae).  Evolution 29:  373-375.

Weller, S. G. 1970.  A preliminary report on the varieties of Maianthemum canadense in northern Michigan Michigan Botanist  9:  48-52.