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  • David Merritt

Alleviation of morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of the Australian arid-zone endemic shrub, Hibbertia glaberrima F. Muell. (Dilleniaceae)

Dalziell, E., Erickson, T., Hidayati, S., Walck, J. L. & Merritt, D., Dec 2018, In : Seed Science Research. 28, 4, p. 286-293

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

A research agenda for seed-trait functional ecology

Saatkamp, A., Cochrane, A., Commander, L., Guja, LK., Jimenez-Alfaro, B., Larson, J., Nicotra, A., Poschlod, P., Silveira, F. A. O., Cross, AT., Dalziell, E. L., Dickie, J., Erickson, T. E., Fidelis, A., Fuchs, A., Golos, P. J., Hope, M., Lewandrowski, W., Merritt, D. J., Miller, B. P. & 9 others, Miller, RG., Offord, C. A., Ooi, M. K. J., Satyanti, A., Sommerville, K. D., Tangney, R., Tomlinson, S., Turner, S. & Walck, J. L., 30 Sep 2018, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
41 Citations (Scopus)

Bio-priming seeds with cyanobacteria: effects on native plant growth and soil properties

Chua, M., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Chilton, A. M., Ooi, M. K. J. & Muñoz-Rojas, M., 15 Sep 2019, In : Restoration Ecology.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Climate-Dependent Heat-Triggered Opening Mechanism of Banksia Seed Pods

Huss, J. C., Schoeppler, V., Merritt, D. J., Best, C., Maire, E., Adrien, J., Spaeker, O., Janssen, N., Gladisch, J., Gierlinger, N., Miller, B. P., Fratzl, P. & Eder, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Advanced Science. 5, 1, 1700572.

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Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Cyanobacteria inoculation enhances carbon sequestration in soil substrates used in dryland restoration

Muñoz-Rojas, M., Román, J. R., Roncero-Ramos, B., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Aguila-Carricondo, P. & Cantón, Y., 15 Sep 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 636, p. 1149-1154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Do Abrasion- or Temperature-Based Techniques More Effectively Relieve Physical Dormancy in Seeds of Cold Desert Perennials?

Kildisheva, O. A., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Madsen, M. D., Dixon, K. W., Vargas, J., Amarteifio, R. & Kramer, A. T., 1 May 2018, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71, 3, p. 318-322 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of indigenous soil cyanobacteria on seed germination and seedling growth of arid species used in restoration

Muñoz-Rojas, M., Chilton, A., Liyanage, G. S., Erickson, T. E., Merritt, D. J., Neilan, B. A. & Ooi, M. K. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Plant and Soil. 429, 1-2, p. 91-100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

Fire Seasonality Effect on Post-Fire Wind Dispersal: Response to Keith, Dunker, and Driscoll

Miller, R. G., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D. J., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. X. & Miller, B. P., Apr 2020, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 35, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fire Seasonality Mechanisms Are Fundamental for Understanding Broader Fire Regime Effects

Miller, R. G., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D. J., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. X. & Miller, B. P., Oct 2020, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 35, 10, p. 869-871 3 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring metabolic rates of small terrestrial organisms by fluorescence-based closed-system respirometry

Tomlinson, S., Dalziell, E. L., Withers, P. C., Lewandrowski, W., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 221, 7, jeb172874.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechanisms of fire seasonality effects on plant populations

Miller, RG., Tangney, R., Enright, N. J., Fontaine, J. B., Merritt, D., Ooi, M. K. J., Ruthrof, K. & Miller, B., Dec 2019, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 34, 12, p. 1104-1117

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Citations (Scopus)

Morphophysiological dormancy in the basal angiosperm order Nymphaeales

Dalziell, E., Baskin, C., Baskin, J., Young, R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D., 1 Jan 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 123, p. 95-106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing physiological dormancy break of understudied cold desert perennials to improve seed-based restoration

Kildisheva, O., Erickson, T., Kramer, A. T., Zeldin, J. & Merritt, D., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 170, 104001.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Protecting offspring against fire: Lessons from Banksia seed pods

Huss, J. C., Fratzl, P., Dunlop, J., Merritt, D., Miller, B. & Eder, M., 12 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 10, 283.

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Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Seed-dormancy depth is partitioned more strongly among habitats than among species in tropical ephemerals

Cross, A. T., Barrett, M. D., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Merritt, D. J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 66, 3, p. 230-242 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Seed germination and dormancy traits of forbs and shrubs important for restoration of North American dryland ecosystems

Kildisheva, O. A., Erickson, T., Madsen, M., Dixon, K. & Merritt, D., May 2019, In : Plant Biology. 21, 3, p. 458-469 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Seed germination biology of the Albany pitcher plant, Cephalotus follicularis

Just, M. P., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R., Conran, J. G. & Cross, A. T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 67, 7, p. 480-489 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seed moisture content as a primary trait regulating the lethal temperature thresholds of seeds

Tangney, R., Merritt, D., Fontaine, J. B. & Miller, B., May 2019, In : Journal of Ecology. 107, 3, p. 1093-1105 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Seed storage behaviour of tropical members of the aquatic basal angiosperm genus Nymphaea L. (Nymphaeaceae)

Dalziell, E., Funnekotter, B., Mancera, R. L. & Merritt, D., 2019, In : Conservation Physiology. 7, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Seed traits determine species' responses to fire under varying soil heating scenarios

Tangney, R., Merritt, D. J., Callow, J. N., Fontaine, J. B. & Miller, B. P., 2 Jul 2020, In : Functional Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Soil rock content influences the maximum seedling emergence depth of a dominant arid zone grass

Masarei, M., Astfalck, L. C., Guzzomi, A. L., Merritt, D. J. & Erickson, T. E., 1 May 2020, In : Plant and Soil. 450, 1-2, p. 497-509 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Species-specific smoke effects on seed germination of plants from different habitats from Sri Lanka

Alahakoon, A. A. C. B., Perera, G. A. D., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R. & Gama-Arachchige, N. S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Flora: Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants. 263, 151530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Temperature-induced self-sealing capability of Banksia follicles

Huss, J. C., Spaeker, O., Gierlinger, N., Merritt, D., Miller, B., Neinhuis, C., Fratzl, P. & Eder, M., 24 Jun 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society. Interface. 15, 143, 20180190.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal dynamics of seedling emergence among four fire ephemerals: The interplay of after-ripening and embryo growth with smoke

Hidayati, S. N., Merritt, D. J., Turner, S. R., Dixon, K. W. & Walck, J. L., 3 Jun 2019, In : Seed Science Research. 29, 2, p. 104-114 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)