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Dekirmenjian A., D. Montano, M.L. Budny, N.P. Lemoine. Shizachyrium scoparium (C4) better tolerates drought than Andropogon gerardii (C4) via constant CO2 supply for photosynthesis during water stress. AOB Plants 16:plae012


Lemoine N.P., B.J. Adams, M. Diaz, N.B. Dragone, A.L.C. Franco, N. Fierer, W.B. Lyons, I.D. Hogg, D.H. Wall. Strong dispersal limitation of microbial communities at Shackleton Glacier, Antarctica. mSystems 8:e01254-22

Lemoine N.P., M.L. Budny, E. Rose, J. Lucas, C.W. Marshall. Seasonal soil moisture thresholds inhibit bacterial activity and decomposition during drought. Oikos 2:e10201



Lemoine N.P. and Budny, M.L. Seasonal soil moisture variability, not drought, drives differences in photosynthetic physiology of two C4 grass species. Plant Ecology 223:627-642

Lemoine N.P. and Budny, M.L. Impacts of herbivory on photosynthesis of four common Wisconsin plant species. The American Midland Naturalist 187:14-28

Carston G.B., N.P. Lemoine, C. Cook, A.M.S. Correa. Thank you for biting: dispersal of beneficial microbiota through ‘antagonistic’ interactions. Trends in Microbiology 30:10

Dorweiler, J.E., D.R. Lyke, N.P. Lemoine, S. Guereca, H.E. Bucholz, E.R. Legan, C.M. Radtke, A.L. Manogaran. Implications of the actin cytoskeleton on the multi-step process of [PSI+] protein formation. Viruses 14:1481

Franco A.L.C., B.J. Adams, M. Diaz, N.P. Lemoine, N. Dragone, N. Fierer, W.B, Lyons, I.D. Hogg, D.H. Wall. Responses of Antarctic soil fauna to climate-driven changes since the Last Glacial Maximum. Global Change Biology 28:644-653


Lemoine N.P. Unifying ecosystem responses to disturbance into a single statistical framework. Oikos 130:408-421

Lemoine N.P. Phenology dictates the importance of climate change on geographic distributions of six North American grasshoppers. Ecology and Evolution 11:18575-18590

Crump, M., C. Brown, R.J. Griffin-Nolan, L. Angeloni, N.P. Lemoine, B. Seymoure. Effects of low-level artificial light at night (ALAN) on interactions and related biology of the house cricket (Acheta domesticus) and Kentucky bluegrass. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9:832959

Xu, C., Y. Ke, L. Li, M.D. Smith, N.P. Lemoine, W. Zhang, Q. Yu. Herbivores alleviate the negative effects of extreme drought on plant communities by enhancing dominant species in an Inner Mongolian grassland. Journal of Plant Ecology 14:1030-1036


Avolio, M.L., K.R. Wilcox, K.J. Komatsu, N.P. Lemoine, W.D. Bowman, S.L. Collins, A.K. Knapp, S.E. Koerner, M.D. Smith, S. Baer, K.L. Gross, F. Isbell, J. McLaren, P. Reich, K.N. Suding, K.B. Suttle, D. Tilman, Z. Xu, W. Yu. Temporal variability in production is not consistently affected by global change drivers across herbaceous-dominated systems. Oecologia 194:735-744

Parker, J.D., J.L. Devaney, N.P. Lemoine. Biotic resistance to plant invasions. In: A. Travaset, D.M. Richardson (eds) Plant Invasions: The Role of Biotic Interactions. CABI, Oxfordshire, UK. pp: 177-191

Rice, M.M., R.L. Maher, A.M.S. Correa, H.V. Moeller, N.P. Lemoine, A.A. Shantz, D.E. Burkepile, N.J. Silbiger (2020) Macroborer presence on corals increases with nutrient input and promotes parrotfish bioerosion. Coral Reefs 39:409-418

Wilcox, K.R., K.J. Komatsu, M.L. Avolio, W.D. Bowman, E. Butler, S.L. Collins, J.S. Dukes, R. Fisher, T.F. Keenan, N.Y. Kiang, A.K. Knapp, S.E. Koerner, L.M. Kueppers, N.P. Lemoine, G. Kiang, M.E. Loik, Y. Luo, B. Poulter, P.B. Reich, K. Renwick, M.D. Smith, A. Tredennick. Improving collaborations between empiricists and modelers to advance grassland community dynamics in ecosystem models. New Phytologist 228:1467-1471

Zaspel, J.M., J.M. Allen, C.D. Tyrrell, N.P. Lemoine, L.M. Jacobus, C. Klem, J. Goodwin, J.M. Bates (2020) Human health, interagency coordination, and the need for biosiversity data. BioScience 70:527


Lemoine, N.P. (2019) Moving beyond noninformative priors: why and how to choose weakly informative priors in Bayesian analyses. Oikos 128:912-928

Lemoine, N.P. (2019) Considering the effects of temperature x nutrient interactions on the thermal response curve of carrying capacity. Ecology 100:e02599

Lemoine, N.P. and M.D. Smith (2019) Drought and herbivores modify nutrient cycling in the semi-arid shortgrass steppe. Plant Ecology 220:227-239

Hoffman, A.M., H. Perretta, N.P. Lemoine, M.D. Smith (2019) Blue grama grass genotype affects palatability and preference by semi-arid steppe grasshoppers. Acta Oecologia 96:43-48

Komatsu, K.J., M.L. Avolio, N.P. Lemoine, and 73 others (2019) Global change effects on plant communities are magnified by time and the number of global change factors imposed. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116:17867-17873


Lemoine, N.P., R.J. Griffin-Nolan, A.D. Lock, A.K. Knapp (2018) Drought timing, not previous exposure to drought, determines sensitivity of two shortgrass species to water stress. Oecologia 188:965-975

Craven, D., N. Eisenhaur, W. Pearse, Y. Hautier, C. Roscher, F. Isbell, M. Bahn, C. Beierkuhnlein, G. Boehnisch, N. Buchmann, C. Byun, J. Catford, B. Cerabolini, H. Cornelissen, J. Craine, E. de Luca, A. Ebeling, J. Griin, A. Hector, J. Hines, A. Jentsch, J. Kreyling, V. Lanta, N.P. Lemoine, S. Meyer, V. Minden, V. Onipchenko, H. Polley, P. Reich, J. van Ruijven, B. Schamp, M.D. Smith, N. Soudzilovkaia, D. Tilman, A. Weigelt, B. Wilsey, P. Manning (2018) Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity-stability relationship. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2:1579-1587

Koerner, S.E., M.D. Smith, D.E. Burkepile, N. Hanan, M.L. Avolio, S.L. Collins, A.K. Knapp, N.P. Lemoine, E.J. Forrestel, S. Eby, D.I. Thompson, et al (2018) Change in dominance determines herbivore effects on plant biodiversity . Nature Ecology and Evolution 2:1925-1932

Knapp, A.K., C.J. Carroll, R.J. Griffin-Nolan, I. Slette, F. Chaves, L. Baur, A. Felton, J. Gray, A. Hoffman, N.P. Lemoine, W. Mao, A. Post, M.D. Smith (2018) A reality check for climate change experiments: do they reflect the real world? Ecology 99:2145-2151

Rehm, E.M., M.B. Balsat, N.P. Lemoine, J.A. Savidge (2018) Spatial dynamics of habitat use informs reintroduction efforts in the presence of an invasive predator. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:1790-1798

Stuart-Haentjens, E.H., H.J. De Boeck, N.P. Lemoine, P. Mand, G. Kroel-Dulay, I.K. Schmidt, A. Jentsch, A. Stamplfi, W.R.L. Anderegg, M. Bahn, J. Kreyling, T. Wohlgemuth, F. Lloret, A. Classen, C. Gough, M.D. Smith (2018) Precipitation as a predictor of production resistance and resilience to extreme drought. Science of the Total Environment 636:360-366


Lemoine, N.P. (2017) Predation risk reverses the potential effects of warming on plant-herbivore interactions by altering the relative strengths of trait- and density-mediated interactions. The American Naturalist 190:337-349

Lemoine, N.P., D. Doublet, J.-P. Salminen, D.E. Burkepile, J.D. Parker (2017) Responses of plant phenology, growth, defense, and reproduction to interactive effects of warming and insect herbivory. Ecology 8:1817-1828

Lemoine, N.P., J.D. Dietrich, M.D. Smith (2017) Precipitation and environmental constraints on three aspects of flowering in three dominant tallgrass species. Functional Ecology 31:1894-1902 Haldane Prize Nominee

Lemoine, N.P., D.E. Burkepile, J.D. Parker (2017) Insect herbivores increase mortality and reduce tree seedling growth of some species in temperate forest canopy gaps. PeerJ 7:1396-1401

Wilcox, K.R., Z. Shi, L.A. Gherardi, N.P. Lemoine, S.E. Koerner, D.L. Hoover, E. Bork, K.M. Byrne, J. Cahill Jr., S.L. Collins, S. Evans, A.K. Gilgen, P. Holub, L. Jiang, A.K. Knapp, L. Yahdjian, D. LeCain, J. Liang, P. Garcia-Palacios, J. Penuelas, W.T. Pockman, M.D. Smith, S.R. White, K. Zhu, Y. Luo (2017) Asymmetric responses of primary productivity to climate extremes: a synthesis of grassland precipitation manipulation experiments. Global Change Biology 23:4376-4386

Burkepile, D.E., R.W.S. Fynn, D.I. Thompson, N.P. Lemoine, S.E. Koerner, S. Eby, N. Hagenah, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K.P. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, M.D. Smith (2017) Herbivore size matters for productivity-richness relationships in African savannas. Journal of Ecology 105:674-686

Rode, M., N.P. Lemoine*, M.D. Smith (2017) Prospective evidence for independent nitrogen and phosphorus limitation of grasshopper (Chorthippus curtipennis) growth in a tallgrass prairie. PLoS One 12:e0177754 (*corresponding author)


Lemoine, N.P., D.E. Burkepile, J.D. Parker (2016) Quantifying differences between native and introduced species. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 31:372-381

Lemoine, N.P., J. Sheffield, J.S. Dukes, A.K. Knapp, M.D. Smith (2016) The Terrestrial Precipitation Analysis (TPA) web tool: a resource for characterizing long-term precipitation regimes and extremes. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7:1396-1401

Lemoine, N.P., A. Hoffman, A. Felton, L. Baur, F. Chaves, J. Gray, Q. Yu, M.D. Smith (2016) Underappreciated problems of low statistical power in ecological field studies. Ecology 97:2554-2561

Lemoine, N.P., A.A. Shantz (2016) Increased temperature causes protein-limitation by reducing nitrogen digestion efficiency in the ectothermic herbivore Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Physiological Entomology 41:143-151

Zaneveld, J.R., D.E. Burkepile, A.A. Shantz, C.E. Pritchard, R. McMinds, J. Payet, R. Welsh, A. Simoes-Correa, N.P. Lemoine, S. Rosales, C. Fuchs, J. Maynard, R.L. Vega-Thurber (2016) Overfishing and nutrient pollution interact with temperature to disrupt coral reefs down to microbial scales. Nature Communications 7:11833

Shantz, A.A., N.P. Lemoine, D.E. Burkepile (2016) Nutrient loading alters the performance of key nutrient exchange mutualisms. Ecology Letters 19:20-28 Faculty of 1000 Recommendation

Burkepile, D.E., D.I. Thompson, R.W.S. Fynn, S.E. Koerner, S. Eby, N. Govender, N. Hagenah, N.P. Lemoine, K.J. Matchett, K.R. Wilcox, S.L. Collins, K.P. Kirkman, A.K. Knapp, M.D. Smith (2016) Fire frequency drives habitat selection by a diverse herbivore guild impacting top-down control of plant communities in an African savanna. Oikos 125:1636-1646

Hamerlinck, G.,  N.P. Lemoine, G.R. Hood, K.C. Abbott, A.A. Forbes (2016) Meek women with powerful daughters: effects of novel host environments and small trait differences on parasitoid wasp competition. Oikos 125:1516-1527


Lemoine, N.P., J. Shue, B. Verrico, D. Erickson, W.J. Kress, J.D. Parker (2015) Phylogenetic relatedness and leaf functional traits, not introduced status, influence community assembly. Ecology 96(10):2605-2612

Lemoine, N.P. (2015) Climate change may alter monarch spring migration and summer breeding ground distributions. PLoS One 10:e0118614

Lemoine, N.P., J. Capdevielle, J.D. Parker (2015) Effects of in situ climate warming on larval monarch (Danaus plexippus) development. PeerJ 3:e1293


Lemoine, N.P., S.T. Giery, D.E. Burkepile (2014) Differing consumer stoichiometric constraints across ecosystems. Oecologia 174:1367-1376 Data and Code

Lemoine, N.P., D.E. Burkepile, J.D. Parker (2014) Variable effects of temperature on insect herbivory. PeerJ 2:e367 Featured Article Data and Code

Cook-Patton, S.C, L. Maynard, N.P. Lemoine, J. Shue, J.D. Parker (2014) Cascading effects of a highly specialized beech-aphid-fungus interaction on forest regeneration. PeerJ 2:e442


Lemoine, N.P., W.A. Drews, D.E. Burkepile, J.D. Parker (2013) Temperature alters feeding behavior of a generalist herbivore. Oikos 122:1669-1678 Data and Code

Parker, J.D, M.E. Torchin, R.A. Hufbauer, N.P. Lemoine, C. Alba, D.M. Blumen- thal, O. Bossdorf, J.E. Byers, A.M. Dunn, R.W. Heckman, M. Hejda, V. Jarosik, A. Kanarek, L.B. Martin, S.E. Perkins, P. Pysek, K. Schierenbeck, C. Schloeder, R. van Klinken, K.J. Vaughn, W. Williams, L. Wolfe (2013) Do invasive species perform better in their new ranges? Ecology 94(5):985-994 Faculty of 1000 Recommendation

Giery, S.T., N.P. Lemoine, C.M. Hammerschlag-Peyer, R. Abbey-Lee, C.A. Layman (2013) Bidirectional trophic linkages couple a canopy and understory foodweb. Functional Ecology 27(6):1436-1441

Burkepile, D.E., J. Allgeier, A. Shantz, C.E. Pritchard, N.P. Lemoine, L. Bhatti, C.A. Layman (2013) Carnivorous fishes as vectors of nutrients on coral reefs: the role of nutrient supply in facilitating seaweed abundance. Scientific Reports 3:1493


Lemoine, N.P and D.E. Burkepile (2012) Temperature-induced mismatches between metabolism and consumption reduce consumer fitness. Ecology 93(11):2483-2489 Data and Code

Lemoine, N.P. and J.F. Valentine (2012) Structurally complex habitats provided by Acropora palmata alter ecosystem processes on a patch reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Coral Reefs 31(3):779-786


Lemoine, N.P., N. Buell, A.L. Hill, M.S. Hill (2007) Assessing the utility of sponge microbial symbiont communities as models to study global climate change: a case study with Halichondria bowerbanki. In: Custdio, M. R., G. Lbo-Hajdu, E. Hajdu, and G. Muricy (eds.). Porifera Research: Biodiversity, Innovation, and Sustainability, Srie Livros 28. Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro. pp:419-425