Publications

14. Coffey V, Otfinowski R. Legacies of afforestation on soil nematode community composition, structure, and diversity in a northern Canadian prairie. Plant and Soil (Submitted for review, 6 June 2018)

13. Coffey V, Otfinowski R. Legacy effects of forest establishment on prairie plant and seedbank communities in a northern rough fescue prairie. Basic and Applied Ecology (Submitted for review, 8 Mar 2018)

12. Woosaree J, Otfinowski R. 2018. Importance of species diversity in the revegetation of Alberta’s northern fescue prairies. Biodivers Conserv 27:665–680. doi:10.1007/s10531-017-1456-z.

11. Otfinowski, R., Pinchbeck, H. and P. Sinkins. 2016. Using cattle grazing to restore a rough fescue prairie invaded by Kentucky bluegrass. Rangeland Ecology & Management 70: 301-306.

10. Otfinowski, R., N.C. Kenkel and M. Tenuta. 2016. Lack of evidence for the role of soilborne pathogens in the decline of smooth brome invasions. Applied Soil Ecology 98: 75-82.

9. Otfinowski, R. and M Silva-Opps. 2015. Writing towards a scientific identity: moving from prescriptive to reflective writing in undergraduate biology. Journal of College Science Teaching 45: 19-23.

8. Gifford, M and R. Otfinowski. 2013. Landscape disturbances impact the distribution and abundance of exotic grasses in northern fescue prairies. Invasive Plant Science and Management 6: 577-584.

7. Sinkins, P.A. and R. Otfinowski. 2012. Legacies of exotic plant invasions on the northern prairies: forty years after cattle grazing in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba. Plant Ecology 213: 1251-1262.

6. Shipley, B., Laughlin, D.C., Sonnier G. and R. Otfinowski. 2011. Trait-based community assembly in ponderosa pine forest understories as predicted by a maximum entropy model. Ecology 92: 507-517.

5. Otfinowski, R. and N.C. Kenkel. 2009. Covariance between disturbance type and soil resources dictates the invisibility of northern fescue prairies. Biological Invasions 12: 1349-1361.

4. Otfinowski, R. and N.C. Kenkel. 2008. Clonal integration facilitates the proliferation of smooth brome clones invading northern fescue prairies. Plant Ecology 199: 235-242.

3. Otfinowski, R., N.C. Kenkel and R.C. Van Acker. 2008. Reconciling seed dispersal and seedbank observations to predict the invasion patterns of smooth brome (Bromus inermis) in a northern prairie. Invasive Plant Science and Management 1: 279-286.

2. Otfinowski, R., N.C. Kenkel, P. Dixon and J.F. Wilmshurst. 2007. Integrating climate and trait models to predict the invasiveness of exotic plants in Canada’s Riding Mountain National Park. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 87: 1001-1012.

1. Otfinowski, R., N.C. Kenkel and P.M. Catling. 2007. The biology of Canadian weeds. Bromus inermis Leyss. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 87: 183-198.