A Selection of Publications Citing MVSP

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Plant/Microbial Ecology

Bryant, W.S., Held, M.E., Forest Vegetation In Hamilton County, Ohio: A Cluster Analysis And Ordination Study. Proceedings of the 14th Central Hardwood Forest Conference. View

del Moral, R & AJ Eckert, 2005. Colonization of volcanic deserts from productive patches. American Journal of Botany. 92:27-36. View

del Moral, R. Jones, C., 2002. Vegetation development on pumice at Mount St. Helens, USA. Plant Ecology, 162 (1), 9-22. View

Duigan C.A., Kovach W.L., & Palmer M., 2006. Vegetation communities of British lakes: a revised classification. Joint Nature Conservation Committee publication, Online only, ISBN 1 86107 575 8. View

Fourcans A., de Oteyza T.G., Wieland A., Sole A., Diestra E., van Bleijswijk J., Grimalt J.O., Kuhl M., Esteve I., Muyzer G., Caumette P., Duran R.., 2004. Characterization of functional bacterial groups in a hypersaline microbial mat community (Salins-de-Giraud, Camargue, France). FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 51:55-70. View

Fuller, R. N. & del Moral, R., 2003. The role of refugia and dispersal in primary succession on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science, 14 (5), 637-644. View

Hoyt, C. A., 2000. Pollen signatures of the arid to humid grasslands of North America. Journal of Biogeography, 27:687–696. View

Hunt, S. L. Gordon, A. M. Morris, D. M. Marek, G. T., 2003. Understory vegetation in northern Ontario jack pine and black spruce plantations: 20-year successional changes. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 33 (9) 1791-1803. View

Jones, CC, R del Moral, 2005. Patterns of Primary Succession on the Foreland of Coleman Glacier, Washington, USA. Plant Ecology, 180, 105 - 116. View

Melzer, A, S Schneider, 2002. Beeinflusst die Strukturgüte von Fließgewässern das Vorkommen von Makrophyten? Acta hydrochimica et hydrobiologica, 30 (4) 197-206. View

Nickel, H., J Hildebrandt, 2003. Auchenorrhyncha communities as indicators of disturbance in grasslands (Insecta, Hemiptera)—a case study from the Elbe flood plains (northern Germany). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 98 (2003) 183–199. View

Sierka, W. & Sierka, E., 2004. Thysanoptera species of selected plant communities of the Jaworznickie Hills (Silesian Upland, Poland). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica, 39:281-300. View

Ssegawa, P, E Kakudidi, M Muasya, J Kalema, 2004. Diversity and distribution of sedges on multivariate environmental gradients. African Journal of Ecology, 42:21. View

Wojciechowska, Wladyslawa , Michal Solis, Agnieszka Pasztaleniec, Malgorzata Poniewozik, 2002. Summer phytoplankton composition in 26 lakes of Leczna-Wlodawa Lakeland. Annales Universitatismariaecurie - Sklodowska Lublin - Polonia, 57: Sectio C. View

Animal Ecology

Boronat, L. Miracle, M. R. Armengol, X., 2001. Cladoceran assemblages in a mineralization gradient. Hydrobiologia 442: 75–88. View

Brasher, A. M. D. Wolff, R. H., 2004. Relations Between Land Use and Organochlorine Pesticides, PCBs, and Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in Streambed Sediment and Fish on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 46 (3) 385-398. View

Brasileiro, C.A., Sawaya, R.J., Kiefer, M.C., Martins, M., 2005. Amphibians Of An Open Cerrado Fragment In Southeastern Brazil. Biota Neotropica. 5(2) View

Bustan, A., Pasternak, D., Pirogova, I., Durikov, M., Devries, T.T., El-Meccawi, S., Degen, A.A., 2005. Evaluation of saltgrass as a fodder crop for livestock. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 85 (12) 2077-2084. View

Castillo-Rivera, M. Zavala-Hurtado, J. A. Zarate, R., 2002. Exploration of spatial and temporal patterns of fish diversity and composition in a tropical estuarine system of Mexico. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 12: 167–177. View

Dovciak, A. L. Perry, J. A., 2002. In Search of Effective Scales for Stream Management: Does Agroecoregion, Watershed, or Their Intersection Best Explain the Variance in Stream Macroinvertebrate Communities? Environmental Management, 30 (3), 365-377. View

Duigan, C. A. & Kovach, W.L., 1991. A study of the distribution and ecology of littoral freshwater chydorid (Crustacea, Cladocera) communities in Ireland using multivariate analyses.  Journal of Biogeography, 18:267-280.

Duigan, C.A. & Kovach, W.L., 1994. Relationships between littoral microcrustacea, aquatic macrophyte communities and environment on the Isle of Skye (Scotland), with implications for the conservation of standing waters.  Aquatic Conservation, 4:307-331.

Ferreira, MN. & Rosso, S., 2009. Effects of human trampling on a rocky shore fauna on the Sao Paulo coast, southeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 69(4):993-999. View

Hatcher, P..E; Wilkinson, M..J; Albani, M.C.; Hebbern, C.A., 2004. Conserving marginal populations of the food plant (Impatiens noli-tangere) of an endangered moth (Eustroma reticulatum) in a changing climate. Biological Conservation, 116 (3), 305-317. View

Kjellen, N., G Roos, 2000. Population trends in Swedish raptors demonstrated by migration counts at Falsterbo, Sweden 1942-97. Bird Study 47(2), 195-211. View

Mariani, S. Maccaroni, A. Massa, F. Rampacci, M. Tancioni, L., 2002. Lack of consistency between the trophic interrelationships of five sparid species in two adjacent central Mediterranean coastal lagoons. Journal of Fish Biology, 61 : 138-147. View

Nogueira, C, P Valdujo, F França, 2005. Habitat variation and lizard diversity in a Cerrado area of Central Brazil. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 40 (2), 105-112. View

O Dea, A. Herrera-Cubilla, A. Fortunato, H. Jackson, J. B. C., 2004. Life history variation in cupuladriid bryozoans from either side of the Isthmus of Panama. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 280:145–161. View

Phillips, R. A., Ridley, C., Reid, K. Pugh, P.J.A., Tuck, G.N., Harrison, N., 2010. Ingestion of fishing gear and entanglements of seabirds: Monitoring and implications for management. Biological Conservation 143 (2010) 501–512. View

Pugh, P. J. A. & Convey, P, 2008. Surviving out in the cold: Antarctic endemic invertebrates and their refugia. Journal of Biogeography, 35, 2176–2186. View

Ridley, C., Harrison, N., Phillips, R. A., Pugh, P.J.A., 2010. Identifying the origins of fishing gear ingested by seabirds: a novel multivariate approach. Aquatic Conserv: Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst. 20: 621–631. View


Gong, Yi-Qing, Zhan, Qing-Qing, Nguyen, Khang Sinh, Nguyen, Hiep Tien, Wang, Yue-Hua, Gong, Xun, 2015. The Historical Demography and Genetic Variation of the Endangered Cycas multipinnata (Cycadaceae) in the Red River Region, Examined by Chloroplast DNA Sequences and Microsatellite Markers. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0117719. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117719 View

Piernik, Agnieszka, 2008. Metody numeryczne w ekologii - Na przykładzie zastosowań pakietu MVSP do analiz roślinności (Numerical methods in ecology - Examples using the vegetation analysis package MVSP). Wydawnictwo Naukowe Nicolaus Copernicus University.
A tutorial on using multivariate methods in ecology, based on our program MVSP. Not yet on Amazon, but available from a variety of Polish on-line bookstores.

Pinheiro De Carvalho, M. A. Wilcock, C. C. Dos Santos, T. M. Vale Lucas, I. C. Gananca, J. F. Franco, E. Thangadurai, D. Rao, D. M. Sousa, N. F., 2004. A review of the genus Semele (Ruscaceae) systematics in Madeira. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 146, 483–497. View

Ram, A. Zaccai, M. Pasternak, D. Bustan, A., 2004. Analysis of phenotypic and genetic polymorphism among accessions of saltgrass (Distichlis spicata). Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 51(7), 687-699. View

Sherwood, A. R. Sheath, R. G., 2003. Systematics of the Hildenbrandiales (Rhodophyta): gene sequence and morphometric analyses of global collections. Journal of Phycology, Volume 39(2) 409-422. View

Trindade, Loiselene C.; Mirtes F. Lima; Marisa A. S. V. Ferreira, 2005. Molecular characterization of Brazilian strains of Xanthomonas campestris pv. viticola by rep-PCR fingerprinting. Fitopatol. bras. vol.30 no.1. View


Bedford, A. Jones, R. T. Lang, B. Brooks, S. Marshall, J. D., 2004. A Late-glacial chironomid record from Hawes Water, northwest England. Journal of Quaternary Science, 19 (3), 281-290. View

Bücker, C., Shimeld, J., Hunze, S., Brückmann, W., 2000. Data Report: Logging While Drilling Data Analysis of Leg 171A, a Multivariate Statistical Approach. In Moore, J.C., and Klaus, A. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 171A [Online]. View

Burone, L., Muniz, P., Pires-Vanin, A.M.S., Rodrigues, M., 2003. Spatial distribution of organic matter in the surface sediments of Ubatuba Bay (Southeastern-Brazil). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 75(1): 77-90. View

Harrington, G. J. Kemp, S. J. Koch, P. L., 2004. Palaeocene-Eocene paratropical floral change in North America: responses to climate change and plant immigration. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 161 (2) 173-184. View

Hayward B.W.1; Neil H.; Carter R.; Grenfell H.R.; Hayward J.J., 2002. Factors influencing the distribution patterns of Recent deep-sea benthic foraminifera, east of New Zealand, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology, 46(1):139-176. View

Hendy, A.J.W. & Kamp, P.J.J., 2004. Late Miocene to early Pliocene biofacies of Wanganui and Taranaki Basins, New Zealand: applications to paleoenvironmental and sequence stratigraphic analysis. New Zealand Journal of Geology & Geophysics, 47: 769–785.

Jaramillo, C. A., 2002. Response of tropical vegetation to Paleogene warming. Paleobiology 28 (2), 222-243. View

Kovach, W.L., 1993.  Multivariate techniques for biostratigraphic correlation.  Journal of the Geological Society, 150:697-705.

Kovach, W.L. & Batten, D.J., 1994.  Association of palynomorph complexes and palynodebris with depositional environments: quantitative approaches.  In: A. Traverse (ed.), Sedimentation of organic particles, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.  pp. 391-407.

Oboh, F. and Jaramillo, C. 2003. Palynological patterns in uppermost Eocene to lower Oligocene sedimentary rocks in the U.S. Gulf Coast. In: From Greenhouse to Icehouse: The Marine Eocene-Oligocene Transition, D. R. Prothero, L.C. Ivany, and E.A. Nesbit eds, Columbia University Press, New York, pp: 269-282. View

Wilf, Peter, Kirk R. Johnson, N. Rubén Cúneo, M. Elliot Smith, Bradley S. Singer, and Maria A. Gandolfo, 2005. Eocene Plant Diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina. The American Naturalist, 165:634–650 . View

Willard DA, Weimer LM, Riegel WL., 2001. Pollen assemblages as paleoenvironmental proxies in the Florida Everglades. Rev Palaeobot Palynol. 2001 Apr 1;113(4):213-235. View

Wing, S. L. & Harrington, G. J., 2001. Floral response to rapid warming in the earliest Eocene and implications for concurrent faunal change. Paleobiology, 27 (3), 539-563. View


Heller, Joseph; Mordan, Peter; Ben-Ami, Frida; Sivan, Naomi, 2005. Conchometrics, systematics and distribution of Melanopsis (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Levant. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 144: 229-260. View

Pinheiro, D. O. Silva, R. J. Quagio-Grassiotto, I. Gregorio, E. A. , 2003. Morphometric Study of the Midgut Epithelium in Larvae of Diatraea saccharalis Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Neotropical Entomology, 32:453-460. View


Aras, S., Polat, J.B., Cansaran, D., Söylemezoglu, G., 2005. RAPD Analysis of Genetic Relations Between Büzgülü Grape Cultivars (Vitis vinifera) Grown in Different Parts of Turkey. ACTA BIOLOGICA CRACOVIENSIA Series Botanica 47/2: 77-82. View

Bodenreider, O. & McCray, A. T., 2003. Exploring semantic groups through visual approaches. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 36, 414–432. View

de Arruda, M. C. C. Ferreira, M. A. S. V. Miller, R. N. G. Resende, M. L. V. Felipe, M. S. S., 2003. Nuclear and mitochondrial rDNA variability in Crinipellis perniciosa from different geographic origins and hosts. Mycological Research, 107(Pt 1):25-37. View

de Arruda, M. C. C., Miller, R. N. G. Ferreira, M. A. S. V. Felipe, M. S. S., 2003. Comparison of Crinipellis perniciosa isolates from Brazil by ERIC repetitive element sequence-based PCR genomic fingerprinting. Plant Pathology, 52 (2), 236-244. View

Eaaswarkhanth, Muthukrishnan, et al., 2009. Traces of sub-Saharan and Middle Eastern lineages in Indian Muslim populations. European Journal of Human Genetics, 2009:1-10. View

Lawson AJ, Dassama MU, Ward LR, Threlfall EJ., 2002. Multiply resistant (MR) Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium DT 12 and DT 120: a case of MR DT 104 in disguise? Emerging Infectious Diseases, 8(4):434-6. View

Rosa, Alexandra, Ornelas, Carolina, Jobling, Mark A, Brehm, António and Villems, Richard, 2007. Y-chromosomal diversity in the population of Guinea-Bissau: a multiethnic perspective. BMC Evol Biol. 2007; 7 : 124. View


Chen, Hongda, Jiancai Li, Tim Perkins, 2001. Rheological and Colorimetry Properties of Maple Syrup. Paper number 016143, 2001 ASAE Annual Meeting. View

Cliffe-Byrnes V., Mc Laughlin C.P., O'Beirne D., 2003. The effects of packaging film and storage temperature on the quality of a dry coleslaw mix packaged in a modified atmosphere. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 38(2) : 187-199. View

Waldron K., 2004. Performance Assessment of Public Sector Scientists. Public Money & Management, 24(1) : 57-62. View

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