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  1. Ayre, D.J., Ottewell, K.M., Krauss, S.L. and Whelan, R.J. (2009). Genetic structure of seedling cohorts following repeated wildfires in the fire-sensitive shrub Persoonia mollis ssp. nectans. Journal of Ecology 97:752-760.
  2. Barrett, M.D., Barrett, R.L., Shivas, R.G. and McTaggart, A.R. (2009). Tilletia micrairae. Fungal Planet 33. Persoonia 22: 170–171.
  3. Barrett, M.D., Craven, L.A. and Barrett, R.L. (2009). Calytrix gomphrenoides (Myrtaceae), a new species from the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. Nuytsia 19(1): 1-8.
  4. Barrett, R.L. and Briggs, B.G. (2009). Lectotypification of ten Restionaceae species names from south-west Western Australia. Nuytsia 19(2): 203–209.
  5. Butcher, P.A., McNee, S.A. and Krauss, S.L. (2009). Genetic impacts of habitat loss on the rare ironstone endemic Tetratheca paynterae subsp. paynterae. Conservation Genetics Published online (December 2008). DOI: 10.1007/s10592-008-9775-y.  
  6. Chiwocha, S.D.S., Dixon, K.W., Flematti, G.R., Ghisalberti, E., Merritt, D.J., Nelson,D.C., Riseborough, J.M., Smith, S.M. and Stevens, J. (2009). Karrikins: a new family of plant growth regulators in smoke. Plant Science 177:252-256.
  7. Close, D. C., Ruthrof, K. X., Turner, S., Rokich, D. P. and Dixon, K, W. (2009). Ecophysiology of species with distinct leaf morphologies: Effects of plastic and shade cloth tree guards. Restoration Ecology 17: 33 – 41.
  8. Commander, L.E., Merritt, D.J., Rokich, D.P. and Dixon, K.W. (2009). Seed biology of Australian arid zone species: Germination of 18 species used for rehabilitation. Journal of Arid Environments 73: 617-625.
  9. Commander, L.E., Merritt, D.J., Rokich, D.P. and Dixon, K.W. (2009). The role of after-ripening in promoting germination of arid zone seeds: a study on six Australian species. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 411-421.
  10. Dixon, K.W. and Hopper, S.D. (2009). An introduction to Caladenia R.Br. - Australasia's jewel among terrestrial orchids. Australian Journal of Botany 57(4): i-vii.
  11. Dixon, K.W. (2009).  Pollination and restoration.  Science 325: 571-573.
  12. Dixon, K.W., Merritt, D.J., Flematti, G.R. and Ghisalberti, E.L. (2009). Karrikinolide – a phytoreactive compound derived from smoke with applications in horticulture, ecological restoration and agriculture. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 813: 155-170.
  13. Erikson, D. (2009). A Joy Forever. The story of Kings Park. Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Western Australia.
  14. Flematti, G.R., Ghisalberti, E.L., Dixon, K.W., and Trengove, R.D. (2009). Identification of alkyl substituted 2H-Furo[2,3-c]pyran-2-ones as germination stimulants present in smoke.  Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 57(20): 9475-9480.
  15. Grigg, A., Close, D.C., Lambers, H., Ruthroff, K.X. and Dixon K.W. (2009). Ecophysiology of Eucalyptus marginata and Corymbia calophylla in decline in an urban parkland. Austral Ecology 34(5): 499-507.
  16. Hamilton, K.N., Turner, S,R. and Ashmore, S.E. (2009). Cryopreservation. In: Offord, C.A. and Meagher, P.F. (eds) Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: strategies and guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections. Fully Revised Edition. Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc., Canberra. pp 129-162.
  17. He, T.H., Lamont, B.B., Krauss, S.L., Enright, N.J. and Miller, B.P. (2009). Long-distance dispersal of seed in the fire-tolerant shrub Banksia attenuata. Ecography DOI: 10.1111/j 1600-0587.2008.05689.x.
  18. Heliyanto, B., He, T.H., Lambers, H., Veneklaas, E.J. and Krauss, S.L. (2009). Population size effects on progeny performance in Banksia ilicifolia R. Br. (Proteaceae). Hayati Journal of Biosciences 16: 43-48.
  19. Herath, D., Lamont, B.B., Enright, N.J. and Miller, B.P. (2009). Comparison of postmine rehabilitated and natural shrubland communities in southwestern Australia. Restoration Ecology 17: 577–585.
  20. Herath, D., Lamont, B.B., Enright, N.J. and Miller, B.P. (2009). Impact of fire on plant-species persistence in post-mine restored and natural shrubland communities in southwestern Australia. Biological Conservation 142: 2175–2180.
  21. Jae-hyeun, K., Walck, J.L., Hidayati, S.N., Merritt, D.J. and Dixon, K.W. (2009). Germinability of seeds stored in capsules on plants of two myrtaceous shrubs: differences among age cohorts and between species. Australian Journal of Botany 57: 495-501.
  22. Krauss, S.L., He, T.H., Barrett, L., Lamont, B.B., Enright, N.J., Miller, B.P. & Hanley, M.E. (2009). Contrasting impacts of pollen and seed dispersal on spatial genetic structure in the bird-pollinated Banksia hookeriana. Heredity 102: 274-285. Advanced Online www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/hdy.2008.118 
  23. Ma, G.H., Xuelin, H., Xu, Q. and Bunn, E. (2009). Multiporate pollen and apomixis in Panicoideae. Pakistan Journal of Botany 41: 2073-2082.
  24. Martyn, A.J., Merritt, D.J. and Turner, S.R. (2009). Seed banking. In: Offord, C.A. and Meagher, P.F. (eds) Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: strategies and guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections. Fully Revised Edition. Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc., Canberra.
  25. Menz, M.H.M., Brotons, L. and Arlettaz, R. (2009). Habitat selection by Ortolan Buntings Emberiza hortulana in post-fire succession in Catalonia: implications for the conservation of farmland populations. Ibis 151(4): 752-761. DOI: 10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.00961.x
  26. Menz, M.H.M., Mosimann-Kampe, P. and Arlettaz, R. (2009). Foraging habitat selection in the last Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana population in Switzerland: final lessons before extinction. Ardea 97(3): 323-333.
  27. Messina, G., Pandolfi, C., Mugnai, S., Azzarello, E., Dixon, K.W. Mancuso, S. (2009). Phyllometric parameters and artificial neural networks for the identification of Banksia accessions. Australian Systematic Botany 22: 31-38.
  28. Nelson, D.C., Riseborough, J.A., Flematti, G.R., Stevens, J., Ghisalberti, E., Dixon, K.W. and Smith, S.M. (2009). Karrikins Discovered in Smoke Trigger Arabidopsis Seed Germination by a Mechanism Requiring Gibberellic Acid Synthesis and Light. Plant Physiology 149: 863-873.
  29. O’Brien, E.K. and Krauss, S.L. (2009). Testing the home-site advantage in forest trees on disturbed and undisturbed sites. Restoration Ecology Published online (September 2008) DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2008.00453.x
  30. Offord, C.A., Bunn, E., Turner, S.R., Somerville, K.D., Siemon, J. and Ashmore, S.E. (2009). Tissue Culture (Chapter 6) In: Offord, C.A. and Meagher, P.F. (eds) Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: strategies and guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections. Fully Revised Edition. Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc., Canberra.
  31. Panaia, M., Bunn, E., Turner, S. and McComb, J. (2009). Incubation temperature critical to successful stimulation of in vitro zygotic embryo growth in four Australian native Cyperaceae species. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 97: 197-202
  32. Perry, G.L.W., Enright, N.J., Miller, B.P. and Lamont, B.B. (2009). Nearest-neighbour species interactions in species-rich shrublands: the roles of abundance, spatial patterns and resources. Oikos 118: 161-174.
  33. Perry, G.L.W., Enright, N.J., Miller, B.P., Lamont, B.B. and Etienne, R.S. (2009). Dispersal, edaphic fidelity, and speciation in species-rich Western Australian shrublands: evaluating a neutral model of biodiversity. Oikos  Published online (March 2009) DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2009.17096.x
  34. Phillips, R.D. (2009). Observations of habitat use and abundance of fish species over a 15 year period at Mettam’s Pool. Western Australian Naturalist 26: 175-182.
  35. Phillips, R.D., Backhouse, G., Brown, A.P. and Hopper, S.D. (2009). Biogeography of Caladenia (Orchidaceae), with special reference to the South-west Australian Floristic Region. Australian Journal of Botany 57(4): 259–275.
  36. Phillips, R.D., Faast, R., Bower, C.C., Brown, G.R. and Peakall, R. (2009). Implications of pollination by food and sexual deception for pollinator specificity, fruit set, population genetics and conservation of Caladenia (Orchidaceae) Australian Journal of Botany 57(4): 287–306.
  37. Rudall, P. J., Remizowa, M. V., Prenner, G., Prychid, C. J., Tuckett, R. E. and Sokoloff, D. D. (2009). Nonflowers near the base of extant angiosperms? Spatiotemporal arrangement of organs in reproductive units of Hydatellaceae and its bearing on the origin of the flower. American Journal of Botany 96: 1-17.
  38. Rudall, P.J., Eldridge, T., Tratt, J., Ramsay, M.M., Tuckett, R.E., Smith, S.Y., Collinson, M.E., Remizowa, M.V. and Sokoloff, D.D. (2009). Seed fertilization, development and germination in Hydatellaceae (Nymphaeales): implications for endosperm evolution in early angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 96: 1581-1593.
  39. Sinclair, E.A. and Hobbs, R.J. (2009). Sample size effects on estimates of population genetic structure: implications for ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology 17: 837-844.
  40. Sinclair, E.A., Anthony, J.M., Coupland, G.T., Waycott, M., Barrett, M.D., Barrett, R.L., Cambridge, M.L., Wallace, M.J, Dixon, K.D., Krauss, S.L. and Kendrick, G.A. (2009). Characterisation of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the widespread Australian seagrass, Posidonia australis Hook. f. (Posidoniaceae), with cross-amplification in the sympatric P. sinuosa. Conservation Genetics Resources 1: 273-276.
  41. Swarts, N. D. and Dixon, K.W. (2009). Perspectives on orchid conservation in botanic gardens. Trends in Plant Science 14 (2009: 590-598.
  42. Swarts, N.D., Sinclair, E.A., Krauss, S.L., Dixon, K.W. (2009). Genetic diversity in fragmented populations of the critically endangered spider orchid Caladenia huegelii in a relictual landscape. Conservation Genetics. Published online (August 2008) DOI:10.1007/s10592-008-9651-9.
  43. Tieu, A., Turner, S. R. and Dixon, K. W. (2009). The novel use of commercial enzymes to depulp the fruits and seeds of selected Australian native species for seed storage and germination. Ecological Management and Restoration 9: 229 – 232.
  44. Turner, S.R. and Dixon, K.W. (2009) Seed dormancy and germination in the Australian Baobab, Adansonia gregorii F.Muell. Seed Science Research 19: 261 - 266.
  45. Turner, S.R. and Merritt, D.J. (2009). Seed germination and dormancy. In: Offord, C.A. and Meagher, P.F. (eds) Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia: strategies and guidelines for developing, managing and utilising ex situ collections. Fully Revised Edition. Australian Network for Plant Conservation Inc., Canberra.
  46. Turner, S.R., Commander L.E., Baskin J.M., Baskin, C.C. and Dixon K.W. (2009). Germination behaviour of Astroloma xerophyllum (Ericaceae), a species with woody indehiscent endocarps. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 160, 299-311.
  47. Turner, S.R., Cook, A., Baskin, J.M., Baskin, C C., Tuckett, R.E. and Dixon, K, W. (2009). Identification and characterization of the water gap in the physically-dormant seeds of Dodonaea petiolaris: a first report for Sapindaceae. Annals of Botany 104: 833 - 844.
  48. Walck, J. and Dixon K.W. (2009).  Time to future-proof plants in storage.  Nature 462: 721.
  49. Wright, M., Cross, R., Dixon, K.W., Huynh, T., Lawrie, A., Nesbitt, N., Pritchard, A., Swarts, N. and Thomson, R. (2009). Propagation and reintroduction of Caladenia. Australian Journal of Botany 57(4): 373-387.