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Dr. Stephen Brewer

Selected Publications

Invasive Species Purple Grass Orchid

Brewer, J. S. and Sean P. Cralle, 2003. Phosphorus addition reduces invasion of a longleaf pine savanna (Southeastern USA) by a non-indigenous grass (Imperata cylindrica). Plant Ecology 167:237-245.

Brewer, J. S. 2002. Disturbances increase seedling emergence of an invasive native shrub in pitcher-plant bogs. Natural Areas Journal 22:4-10.

Salt Marsh Ecology

Brewer, J. S. 2003. Nutrient addition does not reduce belowground competition in a salt marsh clonal plant community in Mississippi (USA). Submitted to Plant Ecology 168:93-106

Pennings, S., L. Stanton, and J. S. Brewer. 2002 Nutrient effects on the composition of salt marsh plant communities along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. Estuaries 25:1164-1173.

Brewer, J. S., T. Rand, J. M. Levine, and M. D. Bertness. 1998. Biomass allocation, clonal dispersal, and competitive success in three salt marsh plants. Oikos 82:347-353.

Levine, J.M., Brewer, J.S. and Bertness, M.D. 1998. Nutrients, competition, and plant zonation in a New England salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 86:285-292.

Brewer J.S., Levine, J. M. and Bertness, M.D. 1998. Interactive effects of elevation and burial with wrack on plant community structure in some Rhode Island salt marshes. Journal of Ecology 86:125-136.

Brewer J.S., Levine, J. M. and Bertness, M.D. 1997. Effects of biomass removal and elevation on species richness in a New England salt marsh. Oikos 80:333-341.

Brewer J.S. and Bertness M.D. 1996. Disturbance and intraspecific variation in the clonal morphology of salt marsh perennials. Oikos 77:107-116.

Competition and Savanna Biodiversity

Brewer, J. S. 2006 (in press). Resource competition and fire-regulated nutrient demand in carnivorous plants of wet pine savannas. Applied Vegetation Science 8:11-16.

Brewer, J. S. 2003. Why don't carnivorous plants compete with non-carnivorous plants for nutrients? Ecology 84:451-462.

Brewer, J. S. and Sean P. Cralle, 2003. Phosphorus addition reduces invasion of a longleaf pine savanna (Southeastern USA) by a non-indigenous grass (Imperata cylindrica). Plant Ecology 167:237-245.

Brewer, J. S. 2003. Nitrogen addition does not reduce belowground competition in a salt marsh clonal plant community in Mississippi (USA). Plant Ecology 168:93-106.

Brewer, J. S. 2002. Disturbances increase seedling emergence of an invasive native shrub in pitcher-plant bogs. Natural Areas Journal 22:4-10.

Brewer, J. S. 1999. Effects of fire, competition, and soil disturbances on regeneration of a carnivorous plant (Drosera capillaris). American Midland Naturalist 141:28-42.

Brewer, J. S. 1999. Effects of competition, litter, and disturbances on an annual carnivorous plant (Utricularia juncea). Plant Ecology 140:159-165.

Brewer, J. S. 1998. Effects of competition and litter on a carnivorous plant, Drosera capillaris, Droseraceae. American Journal of Botany 85:1592-1596.

Brewer, J. S. 1998. Patterns of plant species richness in a wet slash-pine (Pinus elliottii) savanna. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125:216-224.

Fire Ecology, Adaptive Plasticity, and Population Dynamics

Brewer, J. S. 2006 (In press). Long-term changes in population dynamics of a fire-adapted plant subjected to different fire seasons. Natural Areas Journal.

A.K. Gowe and J.S. Brewer. 2005. The evolution of fire-dependent flowering in goldenasters (Pityopsis spp.). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:384-400.

Brewer, J.S. 2005. The lack of favorable responses of an endangered pitcher plant to habitat restoration. Restoration Ecology 13:710-717.

Ellison, A. M., N. J. Gotelli, J. S. Brewer, D. L. Cochran-Stafira, J. M. Kneitel, T. E. Miller, A. C. Worley, and R. Zamora. 2002. The evolutionary ecology of

carnivorous plants. Advances in Ecological Research 33: 1-74.

Brewer, J. S. 2001. A demographic analysis of fire-stimulated seedling establishment in Sarracenia alata. American Journal of Botany 88:1250-1257.

Brewer, J. S. 1999. Short-term effects of fire and competition on growth and plasticity of the yellow pitcher plant, Sarracenia alata (Sarraceniaceae). American Journal of Botany 86:1264-1271.

Brewer J.S. 1995. The relationship between soil fertility and fire-stimulated floral induction in two populations of grass-leaved golden aster, Pityopsis graminifolia. Oikos 74:45-54.

Brewer J.S. and Platt W.J. 1994. Effects of fire season and soil fertility on clonal growth of a "pyrophilic" forb, Pityopsis graminifolia. American Journal of Botany 81:805-814.

Brewer J.S. and Platt W.J. 1994. Effects of fire season and herbivory on reproductive success of a clonal forb, Pityopsis graminifolia. Journal of Ecology 82:665-675.

Brewer J.S. 1996. Site differences in the clonal morphology of an emergent sedge, Cladium jamaicense. Aquatic Botany 55:79-91.

Historical and Restoration Ecology

Brewer, J.S. and C. H. Rogers 2006 (In press). Relationships between prescribed burning and wildfire occurrence and intensity in pine-hardwood forests in north Mississippi, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire.

Brewer, J.S. 2005. The lack of favorable responses of an endangered pitcher plant to habitat restoration. Restoration Ecology 13:710-717.

Brewer, J. S. 2001. Current and presettlement tree species composition of some upland forests in northern Mississippi. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 128:332-349.

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