Cayouette, Jacques, Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Systematics of Forage Grasses


Contact Information:

960 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1366
Fax: 613-759-1599
Email: jacques.cayouette@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • systematics of economically important grasses: Bromus, Panicum, Poa
  • systematics and cytotaxonomy of true grasses and forage grasses (sedge family)
  • expertise on the flora and vegetation of boreal and arctic environments
  • specialist in the flora of open environments: alvars, shorelines
  • characterization of natural hybrids, particularly in boreal and arctic environments
  • special advisor on rare plants and flora of Quebec
  • regional editor/specialist for Flora of North America
  • scientific advisor for the botanical publications Fleurbec and Flore laurentienne
  • specialist in historical botanical bibliography
  • botany expert serving police departments
  • Associate Curator, AAFC National Collection of Vascular Plants

Current Projects:

  • Plants: Develop new information on taxonomy, phylogeny, distribution and biology of plants including systematic research related to new and existing crop/bioproduct development, alien invasive species and impacts of genetically modified plants.
  • Build and maintain reference collections and databases of plants and fungi: AAFC National Collection of Vascular Plants and National Mycological Herbarium (DAOM). Support for Canadian Collection of Fungal Cultures (CCFC).
  • Accurate identification, information and related training for scientific research and biodiversity protection.

Affiliations:

  • Chair of the Advisory Committee on threatened and vulnerable flora of Quebec
  • Assistant Curator of the Vascular Plant Herbarium (DAO)
  • Scientific advisor to the Groupe Fleurbec, editor of popular books on botany
  • Guest contributor and regional editor for Flora of North America
  • Guest contributor and advisor for La Flore du Québec-Labrador nordique
  • President of Les Mycologues amateurs de l'Outaouais
  • Scientific advisor to Le Groupe FloraQuebeca

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2014

  • Asselin, A., Cayouette, J., and Mathieu, J. (2014). Curieuses histoires de plantes du Canada. Tome 1. Éditions du Septentrion, Québec. 250 pages.. (Book)
  • Cayouette, J. (2014). "Cinq oubliés du Nord québécois.", Quatre-temps, 38(2), pp. 29-35.
  • Cayouette, J. (2014). À la découverte du Nord. Deux siècles et demi d’exploration de la., Canada: Éditions Multimondes inc. (Book)
  • Cayouette, J. (2014). À la découverte du Nord. Deux siècles et demi d'exploration de la flore nordique du Québec et du Labrador. Éditions MultiMondes, Québec. 363 pages.. (Book)
  • Léveillé-Bourret, É., Bailleul, S.M., Cayouette, J., and Joly, S. (2014). "Testing Hybridization Hypotheses with Morphometry: the Case of Eastern American Arctic Species of Potentilla sect. Niveae (Rosaceae).", Systematic Botany, 39(1), pp. 193-204. doi : 10.1600/036364414X678017

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2014

  • Catling, P.K., Catling, P.M., Cayouette, J., Oldham, M.J., Ford, B., Hamel, C., and Friesen, C. (2014). "Canadian alvars and limestone barrens: areas of “Special Conservation Concern” for plants?", Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin, 47(1), pp. 9-11.
  • Cayouette, J. (2014). "Une grande première au Québec : de l’ergot sur l’ammophile!", La Corne d’Abondance, 30(3), pp. 9-11.
  • Cayouette, J. (2014). Inventaire du site des botryches au chemin de la Montagne, parc de la Gatineau, en 2013. Rapport préparé pour la Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN), parc de la Gatineau, Québec. 5 p. (Report)
  • Mitrow, G., Catling, P.M., Cayouette, J., Macklin, J.A., Smith, T.W., and Ward, A. (2014). "Preventing humidity and direct water damage in a dried plant collection (DAO).", The Society for Preservation of Natural History Collection (SPNHC), June 2014. (Poster)
  • Mitrow, G., Catling, P.M., Cayouette, J., Macklin, J.A., Smith, T.W., and Ward, A. (2014). Annual Report of the AAFC National Collection of Vascular Plants (DAO Herbarium) and National Vascular Plant Identification Service (January – December 2013). Completed in May 2014. (Report)

2013

  • Catling, P.M., Mitrow, G., Small, E., Macklin, J.A., and Cayouette, J. (2013). "Examples of the value of The AAFC National Collection of Vascular Plants.", Bulletin technique soumis à la Direction du CRECO, 2013(Avril), pp. 9p.
  • Cayouette, J. (2013). "Contribution des moraves à la bryologie du Labrador.", Carnets de bryologie, 3, pp. 1-12.
  • Cayouette, J. (2013). Inventaire des plantes vasculaires rares à deux sites du parc de la Gatineau en 2012. Rapport préparé pour la Commission de la capitale nationale (CCN), parc de la Gatineau, Québec. 9 p. (Report)
  • Mitrow, G., Catling, P.M., Cayouette, J., Macklin, J.A., and Ward, A. (2013). Annual Report – Vascular Plant Herbarium. (Report)
  • Sabourin, A., Cayouette, J., Léveillé-Bourret, É., and Garon-Labrecque, M.-È. (2013). Inventaire des plantes vasculaires de la Réserve de biodiversité projetée du Mont-Sainte-Marie en 2012. Rapport préparé pour la Direction du patrimoine écologique et des parcs, Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec. 34 p. (Report)

2011

  • Cayouette, J. (2011). Plantes vasculaires de la vallée de la rivière Sainte-Marguerite. Document préparé pour la réalisation d’un rapport. (Report)
  • Cayouette, J. and Labrecque, J. (2011). "Le parc national du Bic: un site exceptionnel pour la diversité et la rareté des botryches (Botrychium spp.).", La recherche scientifique au parc national du Bic - II, Bic, QC, Canada, May 9, 2011, pp. 3.
  • Cayouette, J., Grenier, C., Lapointe, A., and Lynch, D. (2011). "Flore vasculaire et son importance régionale.", FloraQuebeca, pp. 14-50.
  • Sabourin, A., Cayouette, J., Paquette, D., and Labrecque, J. (2011). "Randonnée de l’Action de grâces 2010, en Outaouais.", FloraQuebeca, 16(1), pp. 2-4.
  • Vasseur, L. and Cayouette, J. (2011). "Obituaries. M. Albert Legault (1919-2011) / Mr. Albert Legault (1919-2011).", Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin, 44(1), pp. 8-10.

2010

  • Catling, P.M., Bennett, B.A., Mitrow, G., Cook, F.R., and Cayouette, J. (2010). "One step at a time, a tribute to William J. (Bill) Cody, 1922 – 2009.", Canadian Field Naturalist, 124(1), pp. 71-96.

2009

  • Catling, P.M., Mitrow, G., and Cayouette, J. (2009). "Obituary. William James (Bill) Cody (1922-2009).", Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin, 42(2), pp. 37-38.
  • Catling, P.M., Mitrow, G., and Cayouette, J. (2009). "The AAFC National Collection of Vascular Plants.", published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada (AAC).
  • Catling, P.M., Mitrow, G., and Cayouette, J. (2009). "William James (Bill) Cody (1922-2009).", Flora of North America Newsletter, 23(1), pp. 10-11. (Newsletter)
  • Cayouette, J. (2009). "Bill Cody (1922-2009), un maître de la flore nordique.", FloraQuebeca, 14(2), pp. 13-14.
  • Cayouette, J. (2009). "Flore Laurentienne et Flore Cubaine. À propos de Bouchard, A. Marie-Victorin à Cuba. Correspondance avec le Frère Léon.", Les Cahiers de lecture de L'Action nationale, 3(2), pp. 13-14.
  • Cayouette, J. and Lynch, D. (2009). "FloraQuebeca aux Îlets-Jérémie, le passé rencontre le présent.", FloraQuebeca, 14(2), pp. 4-12.
  • Desmeules, M. and Cayouette, J. (2009). Un bryologue Franco-Américain à l’étude de la pollution atmosphérique, le frère Fabius Leblanc, s.c. (1918-2000).
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