Dr Gemma Elaine Beatty

Dr Gemma Elaine Beatty

Teacher - Field and Conservation Ecology

Lecturer in Agri-Environment & Grassland Ecosystems

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Beatty, G, McEvoy, PM, Sweeney, O & Provan, J 2008, 'Range-edge effects promote clonal growth in peripheral populations of the one-sided wintergreen Orthilia secunda' Diversity and Distributions, vol 14, no. 3, pp. 546-555. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2008.00469.x
Provan, J, Booth, D, Todd, NP, Beatty, G & Maggs, CA 2008, 'Tracking biological invasions in space and time: elucidating the invasive history of the green alga Codium fragile using old DNA' Diversity and Distributions, vol 14, no. 2, pp. 343-354. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2007.00420.x
Provan, J, Beatty, G, Maggs, CA & Savidge, G 2007, 'Expressed sequence tag-derived microsatellites for the cool-water marine copepod Calanus finmarchicus' Molecular Ecology Notes, vol 7, no. 6, pp. 1369-1371. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01889.x
Kyle, R, Beatty, G, Roberts, D & Provan, J 2016, 'Using genetic monitoring to inform best practice in a captive breeding programme: inbreeding and potential genetic rescue in the freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera' Conservation Genetics, vol 17, pp. 1323-1332. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-016-0864-z
Brown, J, Beatty, G, Montgomery, I & Provan, J 2016, 'Broad-scale genetic homogeneity in natural populations of common hazel (Corylus avellana) in Ireland' Tree Genetics and Genomes, vol 12, 122. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-016-1079-7
Brown, JA, Beatty, G, Finlay, CMV, Montgomery, WI, Tosh, DG & Provan, J 2016, 'Genetic analyses reveal high levels of seed and pollen flow in hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna Jacq.), a key component of hedgerows' Tree Genetics and Genomes, vol 12, no. 3, 58. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-016-1020-0
Freeman, MS, Beatty, GE, Dick, JTA, Reid, N & Provan, J 2016, 'The paradox of invasion: Reeves' muntjac deer invade the British Isles from a limited number of founding females' Journal of Zoology, vol 298, no. 1, pp. 54-63. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12283
Beatty, G, Montgomery, WI, Tosh, DG & Provan, J 2015, 'Genetic provenance and best practice woodland management: a case study in native alder (Alnus glutinosa)' Tree Genetics and Genomes, vol 11, no. 5, 92. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-015-0919-1
Beatty, G, Brown, JA, Cassidy, EM, Finlay, CMV, McKendrick, L, Montgomery, WI, Reid, N, Tosh, DG & Provan, J 2015, 'Lack of genetic structure and evidence for long-distance dispersal in ash (Fraxinus excelsior) populations under threat from an emergent fungal pathogen: implications for restorative planting' Tree Genetics and Genomes, vol 11, no. 3, 53. DOI: 10.1007/s11295-015-0879-5
Beatty, G, Lennon, JJ, O'Sullivan, CJ & Provan, J 2015, 'The not-so-Irish spurge: Euphorbia hyberna (Euphorbiaceae) and the Littletonian plant 'steeplechase'' Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol 114, no. 2, pp. 249-259. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12435
Beatty, G, Barker, L, Chen, P-P, Kelleher, CT & Provan, J 2015, 'Cryptic introgression into the kidney saxifrage (Saxifraga hirsuta) from its more abundant sympatric congener Saxifraga spathularis, and the potential risk of genetic assimilation' Annals of Botany, vol 115, no. 2, pp. 179-186. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcu226
Beatty, G & Provan, J 2014, 'Phylogeographical analysis of two cold-tolerant plants with disjunct Lusitanian distributions does not support in situ survival during the last glaciation' Journal of Biogeography, vol 41, no. 11, pp. 2185-2193. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12371
Brennan, G, Kregting, L, Beatty, G, Cole, C, Elsäßer, B, Savidge, G & Provan, J 2014, 'Understanding macroalgal dispersal in a complex hydrodynamic environment: a combined population genetic and physical modelling approach' Interface, vol 11, no. 95, 20140197. DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2014.0197
Beatty, G, Reid, N & Provan, J 2014, 'Retrospective genetic monitoring of the threatened Yellow marsh saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus) reveals genetic erosion but provides valuable insights for conservation strategies' Diversity and Distributions, vol 20, no. 5, pp. 529-537. DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12158
Beatty, G & Provan, J 2013, 'Post-glacial dispersal, rather than in situ glacial survival, best explains the disjunct distribution of the Lusitanian plant species Daboecia cantabrica (Ericaceae)' Journal of Biogeography, vol 40, no. 2, pp. 335-344. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02789.x
Wilson, CD, Beatty, GE, Bradley, CR, Clarke, HC, Preston, SJ, Roberts, D & Provan, J 2012, 'The importance of population genetic information in formulating ex situ conservation strategies for the freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera L.) in Northern Ireland' Animal Conservation, vol 15, no. 6, pp. 593-602. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00553.x
Doonan, J, Beatty, G, Sigwart, JD & Provan, J 2012, 'Extensive local-scale gene flow and long-term population stability in the intertidal mollusc Katharina tunicata (Mollusca Polyplacophora)' Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol 106, no. 3, pp. 589-597. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.01892.x
Beatty, G & Provan, J 2011, 'Phylogeographic analysis of North American populations of the parasitic herbaceous plant Monotropa hypopitys L. reveals a complex history of range expansion from multiple late glacial refugia' Journal of Biogeography, vol 38, no. 8, pp. 1585-1599. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02513.x
Beatty, G & Provan, J 2011, 'Comparative phylogeography of two related plant species with overlapping ranges in Europe, and the potential effects of climate change on their intraspecific genetic diversity' BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol 11, no. 29, 29. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-11-29
Beatty, G & Provan, J 2010, 'Refugial persistence and postglacial recolonization of North America by the cold-tolerant herbaceous plant Orthilia secunda' Molecular Ecology, vol 19, no. 22, pp. 5009-5021. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04859.x
Beatty, G, Philipp, M & Provan, J 2010, 'Unidirectional hybridization at a species' range boundary: implications for habitat tracking' Diversity and Distributions, vol 16, no. 1, pp. 1-9. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2009.00616.x
Provan, J, Beatty, G, Keating, SL, Maggs, CA & Savidge, G 2009, 'High dispersal potential has maintained long-term population stability in the North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus' Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 276, no. 1655, pp. 301-307. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1062
Provan, J, Beatty, G, Hunter, AM, McDonald, RA, McLaughlin, E, Preston, SJ & Wilson, S 2008, 'Restricted gene flow in fragmented populations of a wind-pollinated tree' Conservation Genetics, vol 9, no. 6, pp. 1521-1532. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-007-9484-y