Marks, R. A., Smith, J. J., Cronk, Q., & McLetchie D. N. 2017. Variation in the bacteriome of the tropical liverwort, Marchantia inflexa, between the sexes and across habitats. Symbiosis, 75 93-101. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13199-017-0522-3 (Online Nov3 2017)

McLetchie D. N., García-Ramos G. 2017. A predictive relationship between population and genetic sex ratios in clonal species. Acta Oecologica. 80: 18-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actao.2017.02.002


Stieha C., G García-Ramos, D.N. McLetchie, P. Crowley. 2017. Maintenance of the Sexes and Persistence of a Clonal Organism in Spatially Complex Metapopulations.  Evolutionary Ecology DOI 10.1007/s10682-016-9841-8



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D. Nicholas McLetchie Ph.D., Phone: 859-257-6786, Fax: 859-257-1717,  Email: mclet@uky.edu
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Silva-e-Costa, J.d.C.; Luizi-Ponzo, A.P.; McLetchie, D.N. 2022, Sex Differences in Desiccation Tolerance Varies by Colony in the Mesic Liverwort Plagiochila porelloides. Plants, 11, 478. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/plants11040478


Marks, R. A., Farrant J. M. Mcletchie, D. N., VanBuren R. 2021, Unexplored dimensions of variability in vegetative desiccation tolerance. American Journal of Botany. 108 346-358


Marks, R. A., Smith J. J., VanBuren R. Mcletchie, D. N., 2021 Expression dynamics of dehydration tolerance in the tropical plant Marchantia inflexa. The Plant Journal 105, 209–222 https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15052 


Lim, G., Liu, H., Yu, K., Liu, R., Shine, M. B., Fernandez, J., Burch-Smith, T., Mobley, J. K., McLetchie, N., Kachroo, A., Kachroo, P. 2020. The plant cuticle regulates apoplastic transport of salicylic acid during systemic acquired resistance. Science Advances



Marks, R. A., Smith J. J., Cronk Q., Grassa C.J., McLetchie D.N. 2019 Genome of the tropical plant Marchantia inflexa: implications for sex chromosome evolution and dehydration tolerance. Scientific Reports 9: 8722 1-13  https://rdcu.be/bHgMC


Castetter R C., McLetchie D. N, Eppley S. M., Stark L. R., 2019 Sex Ratio and Sex Expression in an Urban Population of the Silver Moss, Bryum argenteum . Journal of Bryology. https://doi.org/10.1080/03736687.2019.1610617


McLetchie DN, Stark LR. 2019. Rate of drying influences tolerance of low water contents in the moss Funaria hygrometrica (Funariaceae) The Bryologist. 122: 271-280


Raudenbush Z., Greenwood J L., McLetchie D. N., Eppley S. M., Keeley S J. Castetter R C., & Stark L. R., 2018. Divergence in life history and developmental traits in Bryum argenteum genotypes between golf course putting greens and native habitats Weed Science. 66: 642–650 doi: 10.1017/wsc.2018.37

Brzyski, J., K., Stieha C., McLetchie D. N. 2018. The impact of asexual and sexual reproduction in spatial genetic structure within and between populations of the dioecious plant Marchantia inflexa (Marchantiaceae) Annals of Botany. 122: 993-1003. https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcy106


Stieha C., A. Middleton, J. Stieha; S. Trott, D. N. McLetchie. 2014 The dispersal process of asexual propagules and the contribution to population persistence in Marchantia (Marchantiaceae) American Journal of Botany 101:348-356. doi:10.3732/ajb.1300339


Brzyski, J. R., W. Taylor, D. N. McLetchie. 2014. Reproductive allocation between the sexes, across natural and novel habitats, and its impact on genetic diversity. Evolutionary Ecology 28: 247-261. 10.1007/s10682-013-9672-9


Moore J.D., L. Kollar, D.N. McLetchie. 2016. Does selection for gamete dispersal and capture lead to a sex difference in clump water-holding capacity? American Journal of Botany. 103: 1449-1457 doi:10.3732/ajb.1600096.


Marks R., J. Burton D.N. McLetchie. 2016. Sex differences and plasticity in dehydration tolerance: insight from a tropical liverwort. Annals of Botany 118: 347-56 doi: 10.1093/aob/mcw102


Stark L. R, D. N. McLetchie, S. M. Eppley and J. L. Greenwood. 2016. Moss Antheridia are Desiccation Tolerant: Rehydration Dynamics Influence Sperm Release in Bryum argenteum (Bryaceae) American Journal of Botany 103:1-9. doi:10.3732/ajb.1600026