Publications - 2014

Lemaitre, J.-F., Gaillard, J. M., Pemberton, J. M., Clutton-Brock, T. H. & Nussey, D. H. (2014) Early life expenditure in sexual competition is associated with increased reproductive senescence in male red deer. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 281, 20140792. [Download here]

Nussey D.H. (2014). The Ecological and Evolutionary Importance of Variation in Life History Reaction Norms. In Integrative Organismal Biology. (Eds: LB Martin, CK Ghalambor ,  HA Woods). Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons.

Hayward, A. D., Nussey, D. H., Wilson, A. J., Berenos, C., Pilkington, J. G., Watt, K. A., Pemberton, J. M. & Graham, A. L. (2014) Natural Selection on Individual Variation in Tolerance of Gastrointestinal Nematode Infection. PLoS Biology, 12, e1001917. [Download here]

Hayward, A. D., Garnier, R., Watt, K. A., Pilkington, J. G., Grenfell, B. T., Matthews, J. B., Pemberton, J. M., Nussey, D. H. & Graham, A. L. (2014) Heritable, heterogeneous and costly resistance of sheep against nematodes and potential feedbacks to epidemiological dynamics. American Naturalist, 184, S58-S76. [Download here]

Charmantier, A., Brommer, J.E. & Nussey, D.H. (2014) Quantitative genetics of senescence in wild animals. pp 68-83 in: Quantitative Genetics in the Wild. Edited by Charmantier, A., Garant, D. & Kruuk, L.E.B. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Purchase the book here]

Nussey, D.H., Watt, K.A., Clark, A., Pilkington, J.G., Pemberton, J.M., Graham, A.L. & McNeilly, T.N. (2014) Multivariate immune defences and fitness in the wild: Complex but ecologically important associations among plasma antibodies, health and survival. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281: 20132931. [Download here]

Nussey, D.H., Baird, D., Barrett B., Boner, W., Fairlie, J., Gemmell, N., Hartmann, N., Horn, T., Haussmann, M., Olsson, M., Turbill, C., Verhulst, S., Zahn, S. & Monaghan, P. (2014) Measuring telomere length and telomere dynamics in evolutionary biology and ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution5, 299-310. [Download here]