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Xiao M, Willis A & Burford MA (2017) Differences in cyanobacterial strain responses to light and temperature reflect species plasticity. Harmful Algae 62: 84–93.
Xiao M, Willis A, Burford MA & Li M (2017) Review: a meta-analysis comparing cell-division and cell-adhesion in Microcystis colony formation. Harmful Algae 67: 85–91.
Xiao M, Adams MP, Willis A, Burford MA & O’Brien KR (2017) Variation within and between cyanobacterial species and strains affects competition: Implications for phytoplankton modelling. Harmful Algae 69: 38–47.
Li M, Peng Q & Xiao M* (2015) Using interval maxima regression (IMR) to determine environmental optima controlling Microcystis spp. growth in Lake Taihu. Environ Sci Pollut Res 23: 774–784. （*通讯）
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