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Published December 2014
 

Published January 2008
(2nd edition)
 

Published 1982
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Publications


This is a comprehensive list of publications from the lab, going back to 1978.

Books
Bell, G. 2014. Evolution of Life. Oxford University Press, UK.
Bell, G. 2013. Responses to selection: experimental populations. In Losos, J. & Futuyma, D. (editors) Princeton Guide to Evolution. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 2013
Bell, G. 2008. Selection: the Mechanism of Evolution, second edition. Oxford University Press.
Bell, G. 1996. The Basics of Selection. Chapman & Hall, NewYork and London.
Bell, G. 1996. Selection: The Mechanism of Evolution. Chapman & Hall, NewYork and London.
Bell, G. 1989. Sex and Death in Protozoa: the History of an Obsession. Cambridge University Press.
Bell, G. 1982. The Masterpiece of Nature: the Evolution and Genetics of Sexuality. Croom Helm, London; University of California Press, Berkeley.

Full-length research papers in refereed journals

147. Low-Decarie, E., Fussmann, G.F., Dumbrell, A.J. & Bell, G. 2016. Communities that
thrive in extreme conditions captured from a freshwater lake. Biology Letters v. 12,
p.20160562

146. Samani, P. & Bell, G. 2016. Experimental evolution of the grain of metabolic
specialization in yeast. Ecology and Evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.2151.

145. Leducq, J.-L., Nielly-Thibault, L., Charron, G., Eberlein, C., Verta, J.-P., Samani, P.,
Sylvester, K., Hittinger, C., Bell, G. and Landry, C. 2016. Speciation driven by hybridization and
chromosomal plasticity in a wild yeast. Nature Microbiology v. 1, 15003.

144. Bell, G. 2016. Experimental macroevolution. Proceedings of the Royal Society B v.
283, p. 20152547.

143. Samani, P. & Bell, G. 2016. The ghost of selection past reduces the probability of
plastic rescue but increases the likelihood of evolutionary rescue to novel stressors in
experimental populations of wild yeast. Ecology Letters v. 19, pp 289-298.

142. Low-Décarie, E., Kolber, M., Homme, P., Lofano, A., Dumbrell, A., Gonzalez, A., &
Bell, G. 2015. Community rescue in experimental metacommunities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 14307-14312. [view online]

141. Lachapelle, J., Bell, G. & Colegrave, N. 2015. Experimental adaptation to marine conditions
by a freshwater alga. Evolution 69: 2662-2675. [view online]

140. Samani, P., Low-Decarie, E., Mckelvey, K., Bell, T., Burt, A., Koufopanou, V., Landry,
C.R. and Bell, G. 2015. Metabolic variation in natural populations of wild yeast. Ecology and
Evolution 5: 722-732. [view online]

139. Low-Decarie, E., Fussmann, G. and Bell, G. 2015. CO2 alters community composition and
response to nutrient enrichment of freshwater phytoplankton. Oecologia 177: 875-883. [view online]

138. Bell, G. 2015. Every Inch a Finch: a commentary on Grant (1993) ‘Hybridization of
Darwin’s finches on Isla Daphne Major, Galapagos
’. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal
Society of London B 370: 20140287. [Invited article to celebrate 350th anniversary of the journal] [view online]

137. Low-Decarie, E., Fussmann, G. and Bell, G. 2014. Aquatic primary production in a high-CO2 world. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 223-232. [pdf]

136. Leducq, J.-B., Charron, G., Samani, P., Kube, A.K., Sylvester, K., James, B., Almeida, P., Sampaio, J.P., Hittinger, C.T., Bell, G. and Landry, C.R. 2014. Local climatic adaptation in a widespread microorganism. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 281: 20132472. [view online]

135. Bell, G. 2013. The incidental response to uniform natural selection. Biology Letters 9: 20130215. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0215. (Selected for Faculty of 1000). [view online]

134. Bell, G. 2013. The phylogenetic interpretation of biological surveys. Oikos 122: 1380-1392. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00405.x. [view online]

133. Low-Decarie, E., Jewell, M., Fussmann, G.F. & Bell, G. 2013. Long-term culture at
elevated CO2 fails to invoke specific adaptation in seven phytoplankton species. Proc R Soc
London B 280: 20122598. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.2598 [pdf]

132. Bell, G. 2012. Evolutionary rescue of a green alga kept in the dark. Biology Letters, 9: 20120823, first published online 24 October 2012. [view online]

131. Gonzalez, A. & Bell, G. 2012. Evolutionary rescue and adaptation to abrupt environmental
change depends upon the history of stress. Phil Trans Royal Society of London B, 368:
20120079, first published online 3 December 2012. [view online]

130. Bell, G. 2012. Experimental evolution of heterotrophy in a green alga. Evolution 67: 468-476. [pdf]

129. Bell, G. 2012. Evolutionary rescue and the limits to adaptation. Phil Trans Royal Society of
London B, 368: 20120080, first published online 3 December 2012. [view online]

128. Lachapelle, J. & Bell, G. 2012. Evolutionary rescue of sexual and asexual populations in a
deteriorating environment. Evolution 66: 3508-3518. [view online]

127. Bell, G. and Gonzalez, A. 2011. Adaptation and evolutionary rescue in metapopulations
experiencing environmental deterioration. Science 332: 1327-1330. [view online]

126. Low-Décarie, E., Fussmann, G. & Bell, G. 2011. Elevated CO2 alters phytoplankton
community dynamics. Global Change Biology (17): 2525-2535. [pdf]

125. Moser, C. & Bell, G. 2011. Genetic correlation in relation to differences in dosage of a stressor. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 219-223. [view online]

124. Bell, G. Harvey¹s Legacy. Foreword to: Flatt,T. & Heyland, A. (editors) Mechanisms of Life
History Evolution.
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011.

123. Bell, G. 2010. The succession of minima in the abundance of species. Oikos 119: 1936-1946. [view online]

122. Samani, P. & Bell, G. 2010. Adaptation of experimental yeast populations to stressful
conditions in relation to population size. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23: 791-796. [view online]

121. Bell, G. 2010. Experimental genomics of fitness in yeast. Proceedings of the Royal
Society of London B 277: 1459-1467. [view online]

120. Bell, G. 2010. Fluctuating selection: the perpetual renewal of adaptation in variable
environments. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 365: 87-97.
[Invited paper to celebrate 350th anniversary of the Royal Society] [view online]

119. Bell, G. 2010. The oligogenic view of adaptation. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia in
Quantitative Biology 74: 139-144. [pdf]

118. Bell, G. & Gonzalez, A. 2009. Evolutionary rescue can prevent extinction following
environmental change. Ecology Letters 12: 942-948. [view online]
[chosen as Research Highlight in Nature; chosen by Faculty of 1000]

117. Replansky, T. & Bell, G. 2008. The relationship of environmental heterogeneity, species diversity, and productivity in a natural yeast community. Oikos 118: 233-239. [view online]

116. Replansky, T., Koufopanou, V., Greig, D. & Bell, G. 2008. Saccharomyces sensu stricto as a model system for evolution and ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 494-501. [view online]

115. Bell,G. 2008. Experimental evolution. Heredity 100: 441-442. [Editorial introducing special issue of journal]

114. Perron, G.G., Bell,G. & Quessy, S. 2008.  Parallel evolution of multidrug resistance in Salmonella enterica isolated from swine. FEMS Microbiology Letters (2008) 1-6. [pdf]

113. Bell, G. & Collins, S. 2008. Adaptation, extinction and global change. Evolutionary Applications 1: 3-16. [pdf]

112. Bell, G. 2007. The evolution of trophic structure. Heredity 99: 1-12. (Commentary: Heredity 99, 477-478) [pdf]

111. Greig, D., Bell, G. & Reuter, M. 2007.  Increased outbreeding in yeast in response to dispersal by an insect vector.  Current Biology 17: R81-R83. [pdf]

110. Perron, G., Quessy, S. & Bell, G. 2007.  Genotypic diversity and antimicrobial resistance in asymptomatic Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT104. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 7: 223-228. [pdf]

109. Collins, Sultemeyer, D. & Bell, G.  2006.  Rewinding the tape: selection of algae adapted to high CO2 at current and Pleistocene levels of CO2. Evolution 60: 1392-1401. [pdf]

108. Koufopanou, V., Hughes, J., Bell, G. & Burt, A. 2006. The spatial scale of genetic             differentiation in a model organism: the wild yeast Saccharomyces paradoxus.              Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 361: 1941-1946. [pdf]

107. Renaut, S., Replansky, T., Heppleston, A. & Bell, G. 2006. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. XIII. The fitness of long-term sexual and asexual populations in benign environments.  Evolution 60: 2272-2279. [pdf]

106. Bell, G., Lechowicz, M.J. & Waterway, M.J. 2006.  The comparative evidence relating to the neutral theory of community ecology. Ecology 87: 1378-1386. [pdf]

105. Barrett, R.D.H., MacLean,R.C. & Bell, G. 2006.  Mutations of intermediate effect are responsible for adaptation in evolving Pseudomonas fluorescens populations. Biology Letters 2: 236-238. (see Nature Reviews Microbiology 4, 322-323 (May 2006) | doi:10.1038/nrmicro1421). [pdf]

104. Collins, S., Sultemeyer, D. & Bell, G. 2006. Changes in C uptake in populations of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii selected at high CO2. Plant, Cell and Environment 29: 1812-1819. [pdf]

103. Collins, S. & Bell, G. 2006. Evolution of natural algal populations at elevated CO2. Ecology Letters 9: 129-135. [pdf]

102. Barrett, R.D.H. & Bell, G. 2006.  The dynamics of diversification in evolving Pseudomonas populations. Evolution 60: 484-490. [pdf]

*101.Barrett, R.D.H., MacLean,R.C. & Bell, G. 2005. Experimental evolution of Pseudomonas fluorescens in simple and complex environments. The American Naturalist 166: 470-480. [pdf]

*100. Perron, G.G., Zasloff, M. & Bell, G. 2005. Experimental evolution of resistance to an antimicrobial peptide. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 273: 251-256. (see News and Views, Nature 438: 170-171, 2005). [pdf]

99. Bell G. 2005.  The co-distribution of species in relation to the neutral theory of community ecology. Ecology 86: 757-770. [pdf]

*98. Bell G. 2005.  Experimental sexual selection in Chlamydomonas.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 722-734. [pdf]
           
97. MacLean R.C., Dickson A. & Bell G. 2005. Resource competition and adaptive radiation in a microbial microcosm. Ecology Letters 8: 38-46. [pdf]

*96. Collins S. & Bell G. 2004.  Phenotypic consequences of 1000 generations of selection at elevated CO2 in a green alga. Nature 431:566-569. [pdf]

95. Smith S.A., Bell G. & Bermingham E. 2004. Cross-Cordillera exchange mediated by the Panama Canal increased the species richness of local freshwater fish communities.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B , 271, 1889-1896.     (doi:10.1098/rspb.2004.2796). (See News@Nature 18 August 2004) [pdf]

94. MacLean R.C. & Bell G. 2004. The evolution of a phenotypic fitness trade-off in Pseudomonas fluorescensProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the U.S.A. 101: 8072-8077. [pdf]

93. Tong A.H.Y., Lesage G, Bader G.,  Ding H., Xu H., Xin X., Young J., Berriz G.F., Brost R., Chang M., Chen Y., Cheng X., Chua G., Friesen H., Goldberg D.S., Haynes J., Humphries C., He G., Hussein S., Ke L., Krogan N., Li, Z., Levinson J.N., Lu H., Ménard P., Munyana P., Parsons A., Ryan O., Tonikian R., Roberts  T., Sdicu A.-M., Shapiro J., Sheikh B., Suter B., Wong S.L., Zhang L.V., Zhu H., Burd C.G., Munro S., Sander C., Rine J., Greenblatt J., Peter M., Bretscher A., Bell G., Roth F.P., Brown G., Andrews B., Bussey H., Boone C.  2004.  Genetic Interaction Networks: Large-scale Mapping of Synthetic Genetic Interactions in Yeast. Science 303: 808-813.  [See: Hartwell, L (2004) Science 303: 774-775] [pdf]

92. Bell G.  2003. The interpretation of biological surveys. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 270: 2531 - 2542. [pdf]

91. MacLean R.C. & Bell G. 2003. Divergent evolution during an experimental adaptive radiation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 270: 1645-1650. [pdf]

90. Bell, G. & Gouyon P.-H. 2003. Arming the Enemy: the evolution of resistance to self-proteins. Microbiology 149:1367-1375. [pdf]

89. Belotte D., Curien J.-B., Maclean C. & Bell G. 2003. An experimental test of local adaptation in soil bacteria. Evolution 57: 27-36. [pdf]

88. Yedid, G. & Bell, G. 2002. Macroevolution simulated with autonomously replicating computer programmes. Nature 420: 810-812. [News & Views 420: 756] [pdf]

87. Maclean R.C. and Bell, G. 2002.  Experimental adaptive radiation in PseudomonasThe American Naturalist 160: 569-581. [pdf]

86. Kaltz, O. & Bell, G. 2002. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. XII. Repeated sexual episodes increase rates of adaptation to novel environments. Evolution 56: 1743-1753. [pdf]

85. Colegrave N., Kaltz O. & Bell G. 2002. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. VIII. The dynamics of adaptation to novel environments after a single episode of sex.  Evolution 56: 14-21. [pdf]

84. Koelewijn, H., Laguerie, P. & Bell, G.  2001. Variation in growth rate in a natural assemblage of unicellular green soil algae. Heredity 87: 162-171. [pdf]

83. Bell G.  2001. Neutral macroecology. Science 293: 2413-2418. [pdf]

82. Yedid, G. & Bell G. 2001. Microevolution in an electronic microcosm. The American Naturalist 157: 465-487. [pdf]

81. Buckling A., Kassen R., Bell G. & Rainey P. 2000. Disturbance and diversity in experimental microcosms. Nature 408: 961-964. [pdf]

80. Bell, G. 2000. The distribution of abundance in neutral communities. The American Naturalist 155: 606-617. [pdf]

79. Kassen R., Buckling A, Bell G. & Rainey P. 2000. Diversity peaks at intermediate productivity in a laboratory microcosm. Nature 406: 508-512. [pdf]

78. Leckie S., Velland M., Bell G., Waterway M.J. & Lechowicz M.J. 2000. The seed bank in an old-growth temperate forest. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 181-192. [pdf]

77. Goho S. & G. Bell. 2000. Mild environmental stress elicits mutations affecting fitness in Chlamydomonas. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267: 123-129. [pdf]

76. Kassen R. & G. Bell. 2000. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. X. The relationship between genetic correlation and genetic distance. Evolution 54: 425-432. [pdf]

75. Goho, S. & G. Bell. 1998. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. IX. The rate of accumulation of variation in fitness under selection. Evolution 54: 416-424. [pdf]

74. Bell,G., Lechowicz M.J. & M. Waterway. 2000. Environmental heterogeneity and species diversity of forest sedges. Journal of Ecology 88: 67-87. [pdf]

73. Richard, M. Bell, G. & T. Berhardt. 2000. Environmental heterogeneity and the spatial structure of fern species diversity in one hectare of old-growth forest. Ecography 23: 231-245. [pdf]

72. Kassen, R. & G. Bell. 1998. Experimental evolution in Chlamydomonas. IV. Selection in environments that vary through time at different scales. Heredity  80: 732-741. [pdf]

71. Zeyl, C. & G. Bell. 1997. The advantage of sex in evolving yeast populations. Nature 388: 465-468. [pdf]

70. Bell, G. & A. Mooers. 1997. The diversity of cell types among multicellular organisms. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 60: 345-363. [pdf]

69. Reboud, X. & G. Bell. 1997. Experimental evolution in Chlamydomonas. III. Evolution of specialist and generalist types in environments that vary in space and time. Heredity 78: 507-514. [pdf]

68. Bell, G. & X. Reboud. 1997. Experimental evolution in Chlamydomonas. II. Genetic variation in strongly contrasted environments. Heredity 78: 498-506. [pdf]

67. Bell, G.  1997. Experimental evolution in Chlamydomonas. I. Short-term selection in uniform and diverse environments. Heredity 78: 490-497. [pdf]

66. Bell, G. 1997. The evolution of the life cycle in brown seaweeds. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 60: 21-38. [pdf]

65. Zeyl, C., G. Bell & D. Green.1996. Sex and the spread of retrotransposon Ty3 in experimental populations of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Genetics 143: 1567-1577. [pdf]

64. Da Silva, J. & G. Bell. 1996. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. VII. The effect of sex on the mean and the variance of fitness. Evolution 50: 1705-1713. [pdf]

63. Zeyl, C. and G. Bell. 1996. Symbiotic DNA in eukaryotic genomes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11: 10-14. [pdf]

62. Sack, L., C. Zeyl, G. Bell, T. Sharbel, X. Reboud, T. Bernhardt & H. Koelewijn. 1994.  Isolation of four new strains of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii  (Chlorophyta) from soil samples.  Journal of Phycology 30: 770-773.

61. Zeyl, C., G. Bell, & J. Da Silva. 1994. Transposon abundance in sexual and asexual populations of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Evolution  48: 1406-1409. [pdf]

60. Schoen, D., G. Bell & M.J. Lechowicz. 1994. The ecology and genetics of fitness in forest plants. IV. Quantitative genetics of fitness components in Impatiens pallida.American Journal of Botany 81: 232-239. [pdf]

59. Bell, G., M.J. Lechowicz, A. Appenzeller, M. Chandler, E. Deblois, L. Jackson, B., Mackenzie, R. Preziosi, M. Schallenberg & N. Tinker. 1993. The spatial structure of the physical environment. Oecologia 96: 114-121. [pdf]

58. Koufopanou, V. & G. Bell. 1993. Soma and germ: an experimental approach using VolvoxProceedings of the Royal Society of London. [pdf]

57. Bell, G. 1993. The sexual nature of the eukaryote genome. Journal of Heredity 84: 351-359. [pdf]

56. Bell, G. 1993. Pathogen evolution within host individuals as a primary cause of senescence.  Genetica 91: 21-34. [pdf]

55. Bell, G. 1992. The emergence of gender and the nature of species in eukaryotic microbes.  Verhandlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft 85: 161-175.

54. Da Silva, J. & G. Bell. 1992. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. VI. Antagonism between natural selection and sexual selection. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London  Series B:249: 227-233. [pdf]

53. Da Silva, J.& G. Bell. 1992. Sources of variance in protein heterozygosity: the importance of the species-protein interaction.  Heredity 68: 241-252.

52. Burt, A. & G. Bell. 1992. Tests of sib diversification theories of  outcrossing in Impatiens capensis: Effects of inbreeding and neighbour relatedness on production and infestation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 5: 575-588. [pdf]

51. Bell, G. 1992. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. V. The relationship between genetic correlation and environmental variance. Evolution 46: 561-566. [pdf]

50. Burt, A. & G. Bell. 1991. Seed reproduction is associated with a transient escape from parasite damage in American beech. Oikos 61: 145-148. [pdf]

49. Bell, G., M. Lechowicz & D. Schoen. 1991. The ecology and genetics of fitness in forest plants. III. Environmental variance in native populations. Journal of Ecology 79: 697-713. [pdf]

48. Lechowicz, M.J. & G. Bell. 1991. The ecology and genetics of fitness in forest plants. II. Microspatial heterogeneity of the edaphic environment. Journal of Ecology 79: 687-696. [pdf]

47. Bell, G. & M.J. Lechowicz. 1991. The ecology and genetics of fitness in forest plants. I. Environmental heterogeneity measured by explant trials. Journal of Ecology 79: 663-685. [pdf]

46. Burt, A. & G. Bell. 1991. Sex differences in chiasma frequency. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 4: 259-277. [pdf]

45. Koufopanou, V. & G. Bell. 1991. Developmental mutants of Volvox: does mutation reflect the patterns of phylogenetic diversity? Evolution 45: 1806-1822. [pdf]

44. Bell, G. & A. Burt. 1991. The comparative biology of parasite species diversity: internal helminths of freshwater fish. Journal of Animal Ecology 60: 1047-1063. [pdf]

43. Bell, G. 1991. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. IV. The properties of mixtures of genotypes of the same species. Evolution 45: 1036-1046. [pdf]

42. Bell, G. & V. Koufopanou. 1991. The architecture of the life cycle in small organisms.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 332: 81-89. [pdf]

41. Bell, G. 1991. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. III. Genotype-by environment interaction within strains.  Evolution 45: 668-679. [pdf]

40. Bell, G. 1990. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. II. The properties of mixtures of strains. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 240: 323-350. [pdf]

39. Bell, G. 1990. The ecology and genetics of fitness in Chlamydomonas. I. Genotype-by-environment interaction among pure strains. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 240: 295-321. [pdf]

38. Bell, G. & A. Burt. 1990. B-chromosomes: germ-line parasites which elicit changes in host recombination. Parasitology 100: 519-526.

37. Potvin, C., M.J. Lechowicz, G. Bell & D. Schoen. 1990. Spatial, temporal, and species-specific patterns of heterogeneity in growth chamber experiments. Canadian Journal of Botany 68: 499-504.

36. Iglesias, M.C. & G. Bell. 1989. The small-scale spatial distribution of male and female plants. Oecologia 80: 229-235.

35. Bell, G. 1989. A comparative method. The American Naturalist 133: 553-571. [pdf]

34. Lechowicz, M.J., D.J. Schoen & G. Bell. 1988. Environmental correlates of habitat distribution and fitness components in Impatiens capensis and Impatiens pallida.Journal of Ecology 76: 1043-1054. [pdf]

33. Bell, G. 1988. The immortality of the germ line. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 1: 67-82. [pdf]

32. Burt, A. and  G. Bell. 1987. Mammalian chiasma frequencies as a test of two theories of recombination. Nature 326: 803-805. [pdf]

31. Bell, G. and J. Maynard Smith. 1987. Powerful short-term selection for recombination as the result of negative species interactions. Nature 327: 66-68. [pdf]

30.  Gillis, D.M., D.L. Kramer & G. Bell. 1986. Taylor's Power Law as a consequence of Fretwell's Ideal Free Distribution. Journal of Theoretical Biology 70: 149-154. [pdf]

29.  Schoen, D.J., S.C. Stewart, M.J. Lechowicz & G. Bell. 1986. Partitioning the transplant site effect in reciprocal transplant experiments with Impatiens capensis and Impatiens pallida. Oecologia 70: 149-154. [pdf]

28. Bell, G. & V. Koufopanou. 1986. The cost of reproduction. Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology Vol. 3: 83-131.

27. Bell, G. & M. Praiss. 1986. Optimality and constraint in a self-fertilized alga. Evolution 40: 194-198. [pdf]

26. Bell, G. 1986. The evolution of empty flowers. Journal of Theoretical Biology 118: 253-258. [pdf]

25. Bell, G. & L. Wolfe. 1985. Sexual and asexual reproduction in a natural population of Hydra pseudoligactis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 63: 851-856. [pdf]

24. Bell, G. 1985. Two theories of sex and variation. Experientia 41: 1235-1245. [pdf]

23. Bell, G. 1985. On the function of flowers. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 224: 223-265. [pdf]

22. Koufopanou, V. & G. Bell. 1984. Measuring the cost of reproduction. IV. Predation experiments with Daphnia pulex. Oecologia 64: 81-86.

21. Bell, G., L. Lefebvre, L.-A. Giraldeau & D. Weary. 1984. Partial preference by insects for the male flowers of an annual herb. Oecologia 64: 287-294.

20. Bell, G. 1984. Evolutionary and non-evolutionary theories of senescence. The American Naturalist 124: 600-603.

19. Bell, G. 1984. Measuring the cost of reproduction. II. The correlation structure of the life tables of five freshwater invertebrates. Evolution 38: 314-326. [pdf]

18. Bell, G. 1984. Measuring the cost of reproduction. I. The correlation structure of the life history of a plankton rotifer. Evolution 38: 300-313. [pdf]

17. Bell, G. 1983. Measuring the cost of reproduction. III. The correlation structure of the early life history of Daphnia pulexOecologia 60: 378-383. [pdf]

16.  Bell, G. 1980. The costs of reproduction and their consequences. The American Naturalist 116: 45-76. [pdf]

15. Bell, G. 1979. Populations of crested newts, Triturus cristatus, in Oxfordshire, England.  Copeia 1979: 350-353. [pdf]

14. Bell, G. 1978. The handicap principle in sexual selection. Evolution 32: 872-886. [pdf]

13. Bell, G. 1978.  Further observations on the fate of morphological variation in natural populations of smooth newt larvae. Journal of Zoology (London) 185: 511-518.

12. Bell, G. 1978. The evolution of anisogamy. Journal of Theoretical Biology 73: 247-270. [pdf]

11. Bell, G. 1978. Group selection in structured populations. The American Naturalist 112: 389-399. [pdf]

10. Handford P.,  Bell G. & T. Reimchen. 1977. A gill net fishery considered as an experiment in artificial selection. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 34: 954-961.

9. Bell, G., P. Handford & C. Dietz. 1977. The dynamics of an exploited population of lake whitefish. Journal of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada 34: 942-953.

8. Bell, G. 1977. The life of the smooth newt, Triturus vulgaris, after metamorphosis. Ecological Monographs 47: 279-299. [pdf]

7. Bell, G. & J.H. Lawton. 1976. The ecology of the eggs and larvae of the smooth newt, Triturus vulgaris (Linn.). Journal of Animal Ecology 44: 393-424. [pdf]

6. Bell, G. 1976. On breeding more than once. The American Naturalist 110: 57-77. [pdf]

5. Bell, G. 1975. The diet and dentition of smooth newt larvae. Journal of Zoology (London) 174: 411-424.

4. Bell, G. 1974. Population estimates from recapture studies in which no recaptures have been made. Nature 248: 616. [pdf]

3. Bell, G. 1974. The reduction of morphological variation in natural populations of smooth newt larvae. Journal of Animal Ecology 43: 115-128. [pdf]

2. Bell, G. 1970. The distribution of amphibians in Leicestershire, with notes on their ecology and behaviour. Transactions of the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society 64: 122-143.

1. Bell, G. 1966. The size of a series of Leicestershire newts. British Journal of Herpetology 3: 279-284.

Refereed book chapters and symposium proceedings

C8. Bell, G. 2008. The poverty of the protists. In Pannell, J. & Schluter, D. Speciation. Special Symposium of the British Ecological Society. (in press).

C7. Bell G., Lechowicz M.J. & Waterway M.J.  2001. The precision of adaptation in forest plants.  In Silvertown J. & Antonovics J. (editors) Integrating Ecology and Evolution in a Spatial Context, pp 117 - 138. 14th Special Symposium of the British Ecological Society. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

C6. Bell, G. 1994. The comparative biology of the alternation of generations. Lectures on Mathematics in the Life Sciences 25: 1-26. (Symposium of the Society for the Study of Evolution.)

C5. Bell, G. and M.J. Lechowicz. 1994. Spatial heterogeneity at small scales and how plants respond to it.  Pp 391-414 in Caldwell, M.M. and R.W. Pearcy (eds.) Exploitation of Environmental Heterogeneity by Plants: Ecophysiological Processes Above and Below Ground.  Academic Press, San Diego.

C4. Bell, G. 1992. Five properties of environments. Pp 33-54 in Grant, P.R. and H.S. Horn Molds, Molecules and Metazoa: Growing Points in Evolutionary Biology. Princeton University Press.

C3. Bell, G. 1987.  Uniformity and diversity in the evolution of sex.  In Levin, B.R. and R.E. Michod (eds.) The Evolution of Sex: an Examination of Current Ideas. Sinauer, New York.

C2. Bell, G. 1987. Two theories of sex and variation.  In Stearns, S.C. (ed.) The Evolution of Sex and Its Consequences. Springer-Verlag.

C1.  Bell, G. 1985. The origin and early evolution of germ cells, as illustrated by the Volvocales.  Pp 221-256 in Halvorson, H. and A. Monroy (eds.) The Origin and Evolution of Sex, 1984 Wood's Hole Symposium. Liss, New York.

 

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