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John Steel, Herbarium Assistant

Email john.steel@otago.ac.nz
Telephone +64 3 479 4572

John is a Herbarium Assistant in the Otago Regional Herbarium (OTA).

Conference Involvement (including conference abstracts)

Organising and involvement in the annual John Child Bryophyte Workshop since 1993.

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Publications

Johnston, P. R., Steel, J. B., Park, D., & Ludwig, L. R. (2013). A bryophilous member of the Leotiomycetes from New Zealand, Bryoclaviculus campylopi gen. et sp. nov. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 51(4), 321-327. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2013.815638

Brownstein, G., Steel, J. B., Porter, S., Gray, A., Wilson, C., Wilson, P. G., & Wilson, J. B. (2012). Chance in plant communities: A new approach to its measurement using the nugget from spatial autocorrelation. Journal of Ecology, 100(4), 987-996. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2012.01973.x

Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2012). Is there only one kind of edible nut? New Zealand Journal of Botany, 50(1), 71-76. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2011.615938

Mallol, I., Harris, A. C., & Steel, J. B. (2009). Aceria gleicheniae (Arachnida, Acari, Eriophyinae) forming apical frond galls on Gleichenia microphylla (Filicales, Gleicheniaceae): A new host plant association. Weta, 38, 17-18.

Lawrence Lodge, R. H. E., Anderson, B. J., de Groot, A., Bill, A., McQueen, A. A. M., Steel, J. B., Mistral, M., Mason, N. W. H., & Wilson, J. B. (2007). Spatial autocorrelation in plant communities: Vegetation texture versus species composition. Ecography, 30, 801-811.

Journal - Research Article

Johnston, P. R., Steel, J. B., Park, D., & Ludwig, L. R. (2013). A bryophilous member of the Leotiomycetes from New Zealand, Bryoclaviculus campylopi gen. et sp. nov. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 51(4), 321-327. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2013.815638

Brownstein, G., Steel, J. B., Porter, S., Gray, A., Wilson, C., Wilson, P. G., & Wilson, J. B. (2012). Chance in plant communities: A new approach to its measurement using the nugget from spatial autocorrelation. Journal of Ecology, 100(4), 987-996. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2012.01973.x

Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2012). Is there only one kind of edible nut? New Zealand Journal of Botany, 50(1), 71-76. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2011.615938

Mallol, I., Harris, A. C., & Steel, J. B. (2009). Aceria gleicheniae (Arachnida, Acari, Eriophyinae) forming apical frond galls on Gleichenia microphylla (Filicales, Gleicheniaceae): A new host plant association. Weta, 38, 17-18.

Lawrence Lodge, R. H. E., Anderson, B. J., de Groot, A., Bill, A., McQueen, A. A. M., Steel, J. B., Mistral, M., Mason, N. W. H., & Wilson, J. B. (2007). Spatial autocorrelation in plant communities: Vegetation texture versus species composition. Ecography, 30, 801-811.

Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., & Steel, S.-L. K. (2007). Do plants ever compete for space? Folia Geobotanica, 42, 431-436.

Mason, N. W. H., Wilson, J. B., & Steel, J. B. (2007). Are alternative stable states more likely in high stress environments? Logic and available evidence do not support Didham et al. 2005. Oikos, 116, 353-357.

Steel, S.-L. K., Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2006). Lunularia cruciata (I.) Dum.: A new hepatic record for Botswana. Botswana Notes & Records, 36, 146-147.

Steel, J. B., Wilson, J. B., Anderson, B. J., Lodge, R. H. E., & Tangney, R. S. (2004). Are bryophyte communities different from higher-plant communities? Abundance relations. Oikos, 104, 479-486.

Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2003). 'Hypochoeris'/'Hypochaeris': New Zealand usage is wrong and the rest of the world is right. Botanical Society of Otago Newsletter, 37, 5-7.

Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2003). Which is the phyte in epiphyte? Folia Geobotanica, 38, 97-99.

Mason, N., MacGillivray, K., Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2003). An index of functional diversity. Journal of Vegetation Science, 14, 571-578.

Walker, S., Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., Rapson, G. L., Smith, B., King, W. M., & Cottam, Y. H. (2003). Properties of ecotones: Evidence from five ecotones objectively determined from a coastal vegetation gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science, 14, 579-590.

Mason, N., MacGillivray, K., Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (2002). Do plant modules describe community structure better than biomass? A comparison of three abundance measures. Journal of Vegetation Science, 13, 185-190.

Walker, S., Steel, J. B., Rapson, G. L., Roxburgh, S. H., King, W. McG., Watkins, A. J., … Keogh, J. A., McQueen, A. A. M., & Wilson, J. B. (2001). A Chionochloa / Sphagnum/ cushion valley bog in East Otago, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 25(1), 39-52.

Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., Newman, J. E., & King, W. McG. (2000). Quantitative aspects of community structure examined in a semi-arid grassland. Journal of Ecology, 88, 749-756.

Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., Dodd, M. E., Anderson, B. J., Ullmann, I., & Bannister, P. (2000). A test of community reassembly using the exotic communities of New Zealand roadsides in comparison to British roadsides. Journal of Ecology, 88, 757-764.

Lord, J. M., Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., & Anderson, B. J. (2000). Community reassembly: a test using limestone grassland in New Zealand. Ecology Letters, 2, 213-218.

Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., King, W. McG., & Gitay, H. (1999). The effect of spatial scale on evenness. Journal of Vegetation Science, 10, 463-468.

Thomas, K. R., Munro, C. L., Graeme, C. B., Steel, J. B., & Wilson, J. B. (1999). Application and evaluation of Dale's non-parametric method for detecting community structure through zonation. Oikos, 84, 261-265.

Wilson, J. B., Gitay, H., Steel, J. B., & King, W. McG. (1998). Relative abundance distributions in plant communities: effects of species richness and of spatial scale. Journal of Vegetation Science, 9, 213-230.

Drobner, U., Steel, J. B., Smith, B., & Wilson, J. B. (1995). The sand dune vegetation of Chrystall Beach, southern New Zealand, with particular reference to the cushion community. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 19, 143-151.

Wilson, J. B., Steel, J. B., Newman, J. E., & Tangney, R. S. (1995). Are bryophyte communities different? Journal of Bryology, 18, 689-705.

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