Leveraging Historic Cattle Exclosures to Detect Evidence of State Change in an Arid Rangeland (2021). A Wolf and RM Mitchell. Rangeland Ecology and Management.
Intraspecific trait variability shapes SLA response to altered fire regimes. (2021). RM Mitchell, GM Ames, JP Wright. Annals of Botany.
Spatial Sampling Grain Shapes Conclusions about Community Structure and Dynamics (2020). CE Wainwright, RM Mitchell, JD Bakker. Natural Areas Journal 40 (1), 51-61
Leaf nutrients, not specific leaf area, are consistent indicators of elevated nutrient inputs. (2019). J Firn, JM McGree, E Harvey, H Flores-Moreno, M Schütz, YM Buckley, …Nature ecology & evolution 3 (3), 400
Species’ traits do not converge on optimum values in preferred habitats (2018).RM Mitchell, JP Wright, GM Ames. Oecologia 186 (3), 719-729
Assessing the joint behaviour of species traits as filtered by environment (2018). EM Schliep, AE Gelfand, RM Mitchell, ME Aiello‐Lammens, JA Silander Jr. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9 (3), 716-727
Intraspecific variability improves environmental matching, but does not increase ecological breadth along a wet‐to‐dry ecotone (2017). RM Mitchell, JP Wright, GM Ames. Oikos 126 (7), 988-995
Relative importance of abiotic, biotic, and disturbance drivers of plant community structure in the sagebrush steppe (2017). RM Mitchell, JD Bakker, JB Vincent, GM Davies. Ecological Applications 27 (3), 756-768
The more things change, the more they stay the same? When is trait variability important for stability of ecosystem function in a changing environment (2016). JP Wright, GM Ames, RM Mitchell. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 371 (1694), 20150272
Grass abundance shapes trait distributions of forbs in an experimental grassland 2016).RM Mitchell, JD Bakker. Journal of Vegetation Science 27 (3), 557-567
Intraspecific Trait Variation Driven by Plasticity and Ontogeny in Hypochaeris radicata 2014). RM Mitchell, JD Bakker. PloS one 9 (10), e109870
Quantifying and comparing intraspecific functional trait variability: a case study with Hypochaeris radicata (2014). RM Mitchell, JD Bakker. Functional Ecology 28 (1), 258-269