McNickle, G.G., Gonzalez-Meler M.A., Lynch, D.J., Baltzer, J.L. and Brown J.S. The world's biomes and primary production predicted from first principals as a foraging game played by plants. PNAS. In Review.
McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. Game-on or game off? A game theoretic consumer-resource dynamic can create increased opportunity for niche packing in plant communities. American Naturalist. In Revision.
McNickle, G.G., Deyholos, M.K. and Cahill, J.F. Nutrient foraging behaviour of four co-occuring perennial grassland plant species alone does not predict behaviour with neighbours. Functional Ecology. In Press. DOI
Apaloo J., Brown, J.S., McNickle, G.G., Vincent, T.L.S. and Vincent, T.L. 2015. ESS versus Nash: Solving Evolutionary Games. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 16: 293-314. Link
McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. When Michaelis and Menten met Holling: towards a mechanistic theory of plant nutrient foraging. AoB Plants. 6: plu066. DOI
McNickle, G.G. and Brown J.S. 2014. An ideal free distribution explains the root production of plants that do not engage in a tragedy of the commons game.. Journal of Ecology. 102(4): 963–971. DOI
Cheng W., Parton, W.J., Gonzalez-Meler M.A., McNickle, G.G., Phillips, R, Brzostek, E., and Jastrow, J.D. 2014. Synthesis and Modeling Perspectives of Rhizosphere Priming. New Phytologist. 201(1): 31-44. DOI
McNickle, G.G. Deyholos M.K and Cahill, J.F. Jr. 2013. Ecological and evolutionary implications of single and mixed nitrogen nutrition in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Ecology. 13:28 DOI
McNickle, G.G. and Dybzinski, R. 2013. Plant Ecology and Game theory. Ecology Letters. 16(4):545-555. DOI
Cahill, J.F. Jr., and McNickle, G.G., 2011. The behavioral ecology of nurient foraging by plants Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics. 42: 289-311. DOI
Taggart, J.M., Cahill, J.F. Jr., McNickle, G.G., and Hall, J.C. 2011. Molecular identification of roots from a grassland community using size differences in fluorescently labeled PCR amplicons of three cpDNA regions. Molecular Ecology Resources. 11(1): 185-195. DOI
Cahill, J.F. Jr, McNickle, G.G., Haag, J.J., Lamb, E.G., Nyanumba, S.M, St Clair, C.C. 2010. Plants integrate information about nutrients and neighbors. Science. 328: 1657 DOI
McNickle, G.G., Cahill, J.F. Jr. and Deyholos M.K. 2008 . A PCR based method for the identification of mixed root samples of 10 co-occuring grassland species. Botany. 86: 485-490. DOI
Viswanathan, D.V.,McNickle, G., and Thaler, J.S. 2008. Heterogeneity of plant phenotypes caused by herbivore-specific induced responses influences the spatial distribution of herbivores Ecological Entomology 33(1): 86-94. DOI
McNickle, G.G., Rennie, M.D., and Sprules, W.G. 2006. Changes in Benthic Invertebrate Communities of South Bay, Lake Huron Following Invasion by Zebra Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) and Potential Effects on Lake Whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformus) Diet and Growth. Journal of Great Lakes Research 32:180-193. DOI