I am interested in community ecology with a focus on plant community response to weed invasions. I work with lantana, purple loosestrife and lippa in New South Wales, Central QLD and Oregon, USA.
Wilson, J.R., Yeates, A., Schooler, S. and Julien, M.H. (2007). Rapid response to shoot removal by the invasive wetland plant, alligator weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides). Environmental and Experimental Botany. 60:20-25.
Schooler, S.S., Yeates, A.G., Wilson, J. and Julien M.H. (2007). Herbivory, mowing, and herbicides differently affect production and nutrient allocation of Alternanthera philoxeroides. Aquatic Botany. 86:62-68.
Pandolfi, J.M., Tudhope, A., Burr, G., Chappell, J., Edinger, E., Frey, M., Steneck, R., Sharma, C., Yeates, A., Jennions, M., Lescinsky, H., and Newton, A. (2006). Mass mortality following disturbance in Holocene coral reefs from Papua New Guinea. Geology. 34(11):949-952.
Williams, E.A., Craigie, A., Yeates, A., Degnan, S. M. (2008). Articulated coralline algae of the genus Amphiroa are highly effective natural inducers of settlement in the tropical abalone Haliotis asinine. Biological Bulletin. 215:98-107
Yeates, A. (2008). The weed control paradox: Effect of management disturbance on the composition and structure of invaded communities. 16th Australian Weeds Conference Proceedings. Edt R.D. van Klinken, V.A. Osten, F.D. Panetta and Scanlan, J.C. pp 386.