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Power, E.F. and Stout, J.C. (2011). Organic dairy farming: impacts on insect–flower interaction networks and pollination. Journal of Applied Ecology, 48: 561-569. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01949.x (Abstract)

Duffy, K.J., Stout, J.C. (In Press). Effects of conspecific and heterospecific floral density on the pollination of two related rewarding orchids. Plant Ecology.

Egan, P.A. (2011). Meconopsis autumnalis and M. manasluensis (Papaveraceae), two new species of Himalayan poppy endemic to central Nepal with sympatric congeners. Phytotaxa, 20: 47–56. (PDF - 1.9MB)

Sullivan, C.A., Bourke, D., Sheehy Skeffington, M., Finn, J.A., Green, S., Kelly, S., Gormally, M.J. (2011). Modelling semi-natural habitat area on lowland farms in western Ireland. Biological Conservation,  144: 1089–1099. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2010.12.028 (Abstract)

Duffy, K.J., Fay, M.F., Smith RJ, Stout, J.C. (2011). Population genetics and conservation of the small white orchid, Pseudorchis albida, in Ireland. Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 111B: 1-93.

Moora, M., Berger, S., Davison, J., Öpik, M., Bommarco, R., Bruelheide, H., Kühn, I., Kunin, W.E., Metsis, M., Rortais, A., Vanatoa, E., Vanatoa, A., Stout, J.C., Truusa, M., Westphal, C., Zobel, M., Walther, G-R. (2011). Alien plants associate with widespread generalist arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal taxa: evidence from a continental-scale study using massively parallel 454-sequencing. Journal of Biogegraphy, 38: 1305–1317. (Abstract)

Mayer, C., Adler, L., Armbruster, S., Dafni, A., Eardley, C., Huang, S.Q., Kevan, P., Ollerton, J., Packer, L.,  Ssymank, A., Stout, J.C., Potts, S.G. (2011). Pollination ecology in the 21st century: key questions for future research. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 3, 8-23. (PDF - 425KB)

Dietzsch, A.C., Stanley, D.A., and Stout, J.C. (2011). Relative abundance of an invasive alien plant affects native pollination processes. Oecologia, 212: 1397–1406. (PDF - 430KB)


Dauber, J., Jones, M.B., & Stout, J.C. (2010). The impact of biomass crop cultivation on temperate biodiversity. Global Change Biology Bioenergy, 2: 289-309. doi: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2010.01058.x (Abstract - 243K)

Schweiger O, Biesmeijer JC, Bommarco R, Hickler T, Hulme PE, Klotz S, Kühn I, Moora M, Nielsen A, Ohlemüller R, Petanidou T, Potts SG, Pyšek P, Stout JC, Sykes MT, Tscheulin T, Vilà M, Walther G-R, Westphal C, Winter M, Zobel M, Settele J (2010). Multiple stressors on biotic interactions: how climate change and alien species interact to affect pollination. Biological Reviews, 85: 777-795. (Abstract - 722K)

Dauber J, Biesmeijer J, Gabriel D, Kunin WE, Lamborn E, Meyer B, Nielsen A, Potts SG, Sõber V, Steffan-Dewenter I, Settele J, Stout JC, Teder T, Tscheulin T, Vivarelli D, Petanidou T (2010) Effects of plant population structure on flower visitation and seed set of wild plants at two spatial scales: a pan-European approach. Journal of Ecology, 98, 188–196. (Abstract - 308K)

Nienhuis CM, Stout JC, Effectiveness of native bumblebee pollinators on flowers of the alien invasive plant Impatiens glandulifera (Balsaminaceae) in Ireland. Journal of Pollination Ecology, in press (Abstract)

Hammen VC, Biesmeijer JC, Kunin WE, Bommarco R, Budrys E, Christensen TR, Fronzek S, Grabaum R, Klotz S, Kroel-Dulay G, Kühn I, Laskowski R, Mirtl M, Petanidou T, Potts S, Rortais A, Schulze C, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stout JC, Vaissiere B, Vila M, Vighi M, Wolf T, Woyciechowski M, Zavala G, Zobel M, Settele J, Establishment of a Cross-European Field Site Network in the ALARM Project for Assessing Large-Scale Changes in Biodiversity. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, in press. (Abstract - 680.9K)


Willmer, P., Stanley, D.A., Steijven, K., Matthews, I.M., Nuttman, C.V. (2009) Bidirectional Flower Color and Shape Changes Allow a Second Opportunity for Pollination. Current Biology 19, 919-923 (Abstract)

Vilà M, Bartomeus I, Dietzsch AC, Petanidou T, Steffan-Dewenter I, Stout JC, Tscheulin T (2009) Invasive plant integration into native plant-pollinator networks across Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences, 276, 3887–3893 (Abstract)

Duffy KJ, Scopece G, Cozzolino S, Fay MF, Smith RJ, Stout JC (2009) The ecology and genetic diversity of the dense-flowered orchid (Neotinea maculata) at the centre and edge of its range. Annals of Botany, 104: 507-516 (Abstract)

Milbau A, Stout JC, Graae BJ, Nijs I (2009) A hierarchical framework for integrating invasibility experiments incorporating different factors and spatial scales. Biological Invasions, 11: 941-950 (Abstract - 291.4K)

Nienhuis CM, Dietzsch AC, Stout JC (2009) The impacts of an invasive alien plant and its removal on native bees. Apidologie 40: 450-463 (Abstract -376K)

Stout JC, Morales C (2009) Ecological impacts of invasive alien species on bees. Apidologie 40: 388-409 (Abstract -387.6K)

Walther G-R, Roques A, Hulme PE, Sykes MT, Pysek P, Kühn I, Zobel M, Bacher S, Botta-Dukát Z, Bugmann H, Czúcz B, Dauber J, Hickler T, Jarošík V, Kenis M, Klotz S, Minchin D, Moora M, Nentwig W, Ott J, Panov VE, Reineking B, Robinet C, Semenchenko V, Solarz W, Thuiller W, Vilà M, Vohland K, Settele J (2009) Alien species in a warmer world – risks and opportunities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 686-693. (Abstract -251K)


Duffy KJ, Stout JC (2008) The effects of plant density and nectar reward on bee visitation to the endangered orchid Spiranthes romanzoffiana. Acta Oecologica, 34: 131-138 (Abstract -296K)

Duffy KJ, Kingston NE, Sayers BA, Roberts DL, Stout JC (2008) Inferring national and regional declines of rare orchid species using probabilistic models. Conservation Biology, 23, 184-195 (PDF -881K)

Milbau A & Stout JC (2008) Factors associated with alien plants transitioning from casual, to naturalized, to invasive. Conservation Biology. 22: 308-317 (Abstract -216K)

Williamson M, Dehnen-Schmutz K, Hill M, Kühn I, Klotz S, Milbau A, Pyšek P, Stout JC (2008) The distribution of range sizes of native and alien plants in four European countries and the effects of residence time. Diversity and Distributions, 15: 158–166 (Abstract -347K)

Williamson M, Stout JC, Dehnen-Schmutz K, Milbau A, Hall AR (2008) A provisional list of Irish archaeophytes. Irish Naturalists’ Journal, 29: 30-35 (Abstract -347K)


Stout JC (2007) Reproductive biology of the invasive exotic shrub, Rhododendron ponticum L. (Ericaceae). Botanical Journal of Linnean Society. 155: 373-381 (Abstract -184K)

Stout JC (2007) Pollination of invasive Rhododendron ponticum in Ireland. Apidologie. 38: 198-206 (Abstract -122K)


Stout JC, Parnell JAN, Arroyo J, Crowe TP (2006) Pollination ecology and seed production of Rhododendron ponticum in native and exotic habitats. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 755-777



Murray TE, Stout JC, Brown MJF (2005) Additions to the Irish Apoidea: Andrena trimmerana and Osmia rufa (Hymenoptera). Irish Naturalists’ Journal 28: 48-49


2004 and earlier

Speight MCD, Brown MJF, Stout JC (2004) Platycheirus aurolateralis and P. splendidus (Diptera: Syrphidae), insects new to Ireland and their separation from related species. Irish Naturalists' Journal 27: 413-417

Stout JC, Kells AR, Goulson D (2002) Pollination of the invasive exotic shrub Lupinus arboreus (Fabaceae) by introduced bees in Tasmania. Biological Conservation 106:425-434 (Abstract -252K)

Stout JC, Goulson D (2002) The influence of nectar secretion rates on the responses of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) to previously visited flowers. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 52:239-246

Goulson D, Stout JC, Kells AR (2002) Do alien bumblebees compete with native flower-visiting insects in Tasmania? Journal of Insect Conservation 6:179-189

Goulson D, Peat J, Stout JC, Tucker J, Darvill B, Derwent LC, Hughes WOH (2002) Can alloethism in workers of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, be explained in terms of foraging efficiency? Animal Behaviour 64:123-130

Goulson D, Hughes WO, Derwent LC, Stout JC (2002) Colony growth of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, in improved and conventional agricultural and suburban habitats. Oecologia 130:267-273

Stout JC, Goulson D (2001) The use of conspecific and interspecific scent marks by foraging bumblebees and honeybees. Animal Behaviour 62:183-189

Goulson D, Stout JC (2001) Homing ability of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. Apidologie 32:105-112

Stout JC, Goulson D (2000) Bumblebees in Tasmania: their distribution and potential impact on Australian flora and fauna. Bee World 81:80-86

Stout JC (2000) Does size matter?  Bumblebee behaviour and the pollination of Cytisus scoparius L. (Fabaceae). Apidologie 31:129-139

Stout JC, Allen JA, Goulson D (2000) Nectar robbing, forager efficiency and seed set: bumblebees foraging on the self-incompatible plant Linaria vulgaris (Scrophulariaceae). Acta Oecologica 21:277-283

Goulson D, Stout JC, Langley JG, Hughes WOH (2000) The identity and function of scent marks deposited by foraging bumblebees. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26:2897-2911

Stout JC, Goulson D, Allen JA (1998) Repellent scent-marking of flowers by a guild of foraging bumblebees (Bombus spp.). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 43:317-326

Stout JC, Allen JA, Goulson D (1998) The influence of relative plant density and floral morphological complexity on the behaviour of bumblebees. Oecologia 117:543-550

Goulson D, Stout JC, Hawson SA, Allen JA (1998) Floral display size in comfrey, Symphytum officinale L. (Boraginaceae): relationships with visitation by three bumblebee species and subsequent seed set. Oecologia 113:502-508

Goulson D, Hawson SA, Stout JC (1998) Foraging bumblebees avoid flowers already visited by conspecifics or by other bumblebee species. Animal Behaviour 55:199-206

Goulson D, Stout JC, Hawson SA (1997) Can flower constancy in nectaring butterflies be explained by Darwin's interference hypothesis? Oecologia 112:225-23




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