Andrew Beattie

Emeritus Professor

  • 4471 Citations
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1976 …2017
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2017

High density brood of Australian gall-inducing Acacia thrips aid in fungal control

Coates, P. J., Stow, A., Turnbull, C., Beattie, A., Hammill, C. F. & Chapman, T. W., 1 Feb 2017, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 31, 1, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thrips
gall
Acacia
Thysanoptera
galls
2014

Why biodiversity has so many enemies

Beattie, A. J., 2014, In : Telopea. 16, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
industry
invertebrate
invertebrates
ecosystem service
2013

The effectiveness of antimicrobial defenses declines with increasing group size and genetic similarity

Hoggard, S. J., Wilson, P. D., Beattie, A. J. & Stow, A. J., 2013, In : Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106, 1, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

group size
anti-infective agents
Polistes
genetic variation
Vespidae
2012

Antifungal activity in thrips soldiers suggests a dual role for this caste

Turnbull, C., Caravan, H., Chapman, T., Nipperess, D., Dennison, S., Schwarz, M. & Beattie, A., 23 Aug 2012, In : Biology Letters. 8, 4, p. 526-529 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
social insects
Military Personnel
forelimbs
Social Class

Impacts of horticultural mineral oils and two insecticide practices on population fluctuation of diaphorina citri and spread of Huanglongbing in a citrus orchard in Sarawak

Leong, S. C. T., Abang, F., Beattie, A., Kueh, R. J. H. & King Wong, S., 2012, In : The Scientific World Journal. p. 1-7 7 p., 651416.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plant phylogeny as a surrogate for turnover in beetle assemblages

Nipperess, D. A., Beattie, A. J., Faith, D. P., Ginn, S. G., Kitching, R. L., Reid, C. A. M., Russell, T. & Hughes, L., Feb 2012, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 21, 2, p. 323-342 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

beetle
turnover
phylogeny
Coleoptera
insect

Primordial enemies: fungal pathogens in thrips societies

Turnbull, C., Wilson, P. D., Hoggard, S., Gillings, M., Palmer, C., Smith, S., Beattie, D., Hussey, S., Stow, A. & Beattie, A., 21 Nov 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, p. 1-4 4 p., e49737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
Pathogens
Fungi
Insects
entomopathogens

To push, pull or push-pull? A behavioural strategy for protecting small tomato plots from tephritid fruit flies

Meats, A., Beattie, A., Ullah, F. & Bingham, S., Jun 2012, In : Crop Protection. 36, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011

Antimicrobial strength increases with group size: Implications for social evolution

Turnbull, C., Hoggard, S., Gillings, M., Palmer, C., Stow, A., Beattie, D., Briscoe, D., Smith, S., Wilson, P. & Beattie, A., 23 Apr 2011, In : Biology Letters. 7, 2, p. 249-252 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thysanoptera
group size
Insects
anti-infective agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents

Ecology and bioprospecting

Beattie, A. J., Hay, M., Magnusson, B., de Nys, R., Smeathers, J. & Vincent, J. F. V., May 2011, In : Austral Ecology. 36, 3, p. 341-356 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
ecology
industry
treaties
biomimetics

Impact of spatial disjunction within biophysical classes on plant species composition: Implications for conservation planning

Adams, M. P., Smith, P. L. & Beattie, A. J., Jun 2011, In : Austral Ecology. 36, 4, p. 453-460 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

conservation planning
planning
species diversity
cost effectiveness
homogeneity

Lower concentrations of microelements in leaves of citrus infected with 'candidatus liberibacter asiaticus'

Masaoka, Y., Pustika, A., Subandiyah, S., Okada, A., Hanundin, E., Purwanto, B., Okuda, M., Okada, Y., Saito, A., Holford, P., Beattie, A. & Iwanami, T., Jul 2011, In : Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 45, 3, p. 269-275 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social complexity and nesting habits are factors in the evolution of antimicrobial defences in wasps

Hoggard, S. J., Wilson, P. D., Beattie, A. J. & Stow, A. J., 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 7, p. 1-5 5 p., e21763.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Wasps
Pathogens
Habits
anti-infective agents
Defense Mechanisms
2010

Differential antimicrobial activity in response to the entomopathogenic fungus Cordyceps in six Australian bee species

Stow, A., Turnbull, C., Gillings, M., Smith, S., Holley, M., Silberbauer, L., Wilson, P. D., Briscoe, D. & Beattie, A., May 2010, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 49, 2, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cordyceps
antimicrobial activity
entomopathogenic fungi
bee
Apoidea

Effectiveness of biodiversity surrogates for conservation planning: Different measures of effectiveness generate a kaleidoscope of variation

Grantham, H. S., Pressey, R. L., Wells, J. A. & Beattie, A. J., 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 7, p. 1-12 12 p., e11430.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biodiversity
Conservation
planning
biodiversity
Planning
2009

Mating system and genetic structure in the paper wasp (Polistes humilis)

Hoggard, S. J., Beattie, A. J., Gillings, M. R. & Stow, A. J., 2009, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 57, 2, p. 73-76 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Polistes
wasp
mating systems
reproductive strategy
genetic structure

Ploidy of the eusocial beetle austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) and implications for the evolution of eusociality

Smith, S. M., Beattie, A. J., Kent, D. S. & Stow, A. J., Jul 2009, In : Insectes Sociaux. 56, 3, p. 285-288 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

eusociality
ploidy
Curculionidae
beetle
relatedness
2008

An enhanced miniaturized assay for antimicrobial prospecting

Smith, S. M., Beattie, A. J., Gillings, M. R., Holley, M. P., Stow, A. J., Turnbull, C. L., Wilson, P. D. & Briscoe, D. A., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 72, 1, p. 103-106 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bioprospecting

The influence of spatial scale on the congruence of classifications circumscribing morphological units of biodiversity

Nipperess, D. A., Andersen, A. N., Pik, A. J., Bramble, R., Wilson, P. & Beattie, A. J., Nov 2008, In : Diversity and Distributions. 14, 6, p. 917-924 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

biodiversity
taxonomy
Camponotus
Rhytidoponera
caste
2007

Antimicrobial defences increase with sociality in bees

Stow, A., Briscoe, D., Gillings, M., Holley, M., Smith, S., Leys, R., Silberbauer, T., Turnbull, C. & Beattie, A., 22 Aug 2007, In : Biology Letters. 3, 4, p. 422-424 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bees
Apoidea
anti-infective agents
Hymenoptera
Crowding

Fine-scale genetic structure and fire-created habitat patchiness in the Australian allodapine bee, Exoneura nigrescens (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Stow, A., Silberbauer, L., Beattie, A. J. & Briscoe, D. A., Jan 2007, In : Journal of Heredity. 98, 1, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Exoneura
Hymenoptera
Genetic Structures
Bees
Apidae
2006

Effects of ultraviolet radiation, simulated or as natural sunlight, on conidium germination and appressorium formation by fungi with potential as mycoherbistats

Ghajar, F., Holford, P., Cother, E. & Beattie, A., May 2006, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16, 5, p. 451-469 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Enhancing survival and subsequent infectivity of conidia of potential mycoherbistats using UV protectants

Ghajar, F., Holford, P., Cother, E. & Beattie, A., Sep 2006, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16, 8, p. 825-839 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stop the bullying in the corridors: Can including shrubs make your revegetation more Noisy Miner free?

Hastings, R. A. & Beattie, A. J., Aug 2006, In : Ecological Management and Restoration. 7, 2, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

revegetation
land restoration
aggression
shrub
shrubs

The evolution of ant pollination systems

Beattie, A., 2006, In : Botanische Jahrbuecher fuer Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie. 127, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pollination
Formicidae
pollinating insects
insect behavior
convergent evolution
2004

Land systems as surrogates for biodiversity in conservation planning

Oliver, I., Holmes, A., Dangerfield, J. M., Gillings, M., Pik, A. J., Britton, D. R., Holley, M., Montgomery, M. E., Raison, M., Logan, V., Pressey, R. L. & Beattie, A. J., Apr 2004, In : Ecological Applications. 14, 2, p. 485-503 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

conservation planning
biodiversity
land
land classification

Morphological dispersion of Rhytidoponera assemblages: The importance of spatial scale and null model

Nipperess, D. A. & Beattie, A. J., Oct 2004, In : Ecology. 85, 10, p. 2728-2736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Rhytidoponera
meta-analysis
interspecific competition
New South Wales
national parks

Spatial scaling of microbial eukaryote diversity

Green, J. L., Holmes, A. J., Westoby, M., Oliver, I., Briscoe, D., Dangerfield, M., Gillings, M. & Beattie, A. J., 9 Dec 2004, In : Nature. 432, 7018, p. 747-750 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eukaryota
Ecosystem
Biodiversity
2003

Do flies get food poisoning

Clarke, J., Gillings, M. & Beattie, A., 2003, In : Australasian Science. M, p. 14-16 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Impacts of grazing and burning on spider assemblages in dry eucalypt forests of north-eastern New South Wales, Australia

Harris, R., York, A. & Beattie, A. J., Oct 2003, In : Austral Ecology. 28, 5, p. 526-538 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dry forest
dry forests
New South Wales
spider
Araneae

Nature's chemistry set

Beattie, A., 2003, In : Australasian Science. p. 38-40 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Patterns of invertebrate biodiversity across a natural edge

Dangerfield, J. M., Pik, A. J., Britton, D., Holmes, A., Gillings, M., Oliver, I., Briscoe, D. & Beattie, A. J., Jun 2003, In : Austral Ecology. 28, 3, p. 227-236 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

invertebrate
invertebrates
biodiversity
habitat
habitats
2002

BioTrack R simplifies monitoring of invertebrates on restored sites (Australia)

Pik, A., Beattie, A. & Dangerfield, M., 2002, In : Ecological Restoration. 20, 1, p. 67-68 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

The association between substrate variability and bryophyte and lichen diversity in eastern Australian forests

Pharo, E. J. & Beattie, A. J., 2002, In : Bryologist. 105, 1, p. 11-26 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bryophyte
lichen
lichens
species diversity
substrate
2001

Contribution of oribatid and mesostigmatid soil mites in ecologically based estimates of global species richness

Osler, G. H. R. & Beattie, A. J., 2001, In : Austral Ecology. 26, 1, p. 70-79 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mite
mites
species richness
species diversity
soil

Management forest types as a surrogate for vascular plant, bryophyte and lichen diversity

Pharo, E. J. & Beattie, A. J., 2001, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 49, 1, p. 23-30 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bryophyte
vascular plant
forest types
lichen
vascular plants

Potential problems with fluorescein diacetate assays of cell viability when testing natural products for antimicrobial activity

Clarke, J. M., Gillings, M. R., Altavilla, N. & Beattie, A. J., 2001, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 46, 3, p. 261-267 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Biological Products
Cell Survival
Hydrolysis
Fluorescence
Fluorescein
2000

Effectiveness of using vascular plants to select reserves for bryophytes and lichens

Pharo, E. J., Beattie, A. J. & Pressey, R. L., 2000, In : Biological Conservation. 96, 3, p. 371-378 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bryophyte
vascular plant
lichen
vascular plants
lichens
1999

Increase in levels of microbiota recoverable from male and larval Myrmecia gulosa (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera Formicidae) following segregation from worker ants

Mackintosh, J., Flood, J., Veal, D. & Beattie, A. J., 4 May 1999, In : Australian Journal of Entomology. 38, 2, p. 124-126 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ant
Formicidae
Hymenoptera
microorganisms
larva

Relationships between body length, number of species and species abundance in soil mites and beetles

Osler, G. H. R. & Beattie, A. J., 1999, In : Pedobiologia. 43, 5, p. 401-412 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

mite
body length
mites
beetle
Coleoptera

Taxonomic and structural similarities in soil oribatid communities

Osler, G. H. R. & Beattie, A. J., Dec 1999, In : Ecography. 22, 5, p. 567-574 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sarcoptiformes
biogeography
soil
mite
habitat preferences

Taxonomic sufficiency in ecological studies of terrestrial invertebrates

Pik, A. J., Oliver, I. & Beattie, A. J., Oct 1999, In : Austral Ecology. 24, 5, p. 555-562 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Formicidae
invertebrate
invertebrates
ant
turnover

Vascular plant diversity as a surrogate for bryophyte and lichen diversity

Pharo, E. J., Beattie, A. J. & Binns, D., Apr 1999, In : Conservation Biology. 13, 2, p. 282-292 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bryophyte
vascular plant
lichen
vascular plants
lichens
1998

A gloverin-like antibacterial protein is synthesized in Helicoverpa armigera following bacterial challenge

Mackintosh, J. A., Gooley, A. A., Karuso, P. H., Beattie, A. J., Jardine, D. R. & Veal, D. A., 1 Jul 1998, In : Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 22, 4, p. 387-399 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pestivirus
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
Turbinates
Gram-Positive Bacteria
Gram-Negative Bacteria

Isolation from an ant Myrmecia gulosa of two inducible O-glycosylated proline-rich antibacterial peptides

Mackintosh, J. A., Veal, D. A., Beattie, A. J. & Gooley, A. A., 13 Mar 1998, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273, 11, p. 6139-6143 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ants
Proline
Peptides
Glycosylation
Bovine Viral Diarrhea Viruses

Spatial fidelity of plant, vertebrate, and invertebrate assemblages in multiple-use forest in eastern Australia

Oliver, I., Beattie, A. J. & York, A., Aug 1998, In : Conservation Biology. 12, 4, p. 822-835 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

multiple use forestry
multiple use
Biodiversity
vertebrate
invertebrate
1997

Bryophyte and lichen diversity: a comparative study

Pharo, E. J. & Beattie, A. J., 1997, In : Austral Ecology. 22, 2, p. 151-162 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

bryophyte
lichen
lichens
comparative study
turnover

Future taxonomic partnerships: reply to Goldstein

Oliver, I. & Beattie, A. J., Apr 1997, In : Conservation Biology. 11, 2, p. 575-576 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1996

Designing a cost-effective invertebrate survey: a test of methods for rapid assessment of biodiversity

Oliver, I. & Beattie, A. J., 1996, In : Ecological Applications. 6, 2, p. 594-607 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

beetle
invertebrate
biodiversity
ant
cost

Ecological and genetic consequences of pollination by sexual deception in the orchid Caladenia tentactulata

Peakall, R. & Beattie, A. J., Dec 1996, In : Evolution. 50, 6, p. 2207-2220 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Caladenia
Pollination
Deception
Pollen
pollination