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Diagnostic Doses and Times for Phlebotomus papatasi and Lutzomiya longipalpis Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phleboominae) Using the CDC Bottle Bioassay to Assess Insecticide Resistance, David S. Denlinger, Joseph A. Creswell, J. Laine Anderson, Connor K. Reese, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Parasites & Vectors

Biology and management of billbugs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in turfgrass, Madeleine M. Dupuy and Ricardo A. Ramirez; Journal of Integrated Pest Management


Beyond the urban stream syndrome: organic matter budget for diagnostics and restoration of an impaired urban river, Dave M. Epstein, Julia E. Kelso, and Michelle A. Baker; Urban Ecosystems


A Continuous Correlated Beta Process Model for Genetic Ancestry in Admixed Populations, Zachariah Gompert; PLoS ONE


What, if anything, are hybrids: enduring truths and challenges associated with population structure and gene flow, Zachariah Gompert and C. Alex Buerkle; Evolutionary Applications


Prenataland Newborn Immunoglobulin Levels from Mother-Child Pairs and Risk of AutismSpectrum Disorders, Judith K. Grether, Paul Ashwood, Judy Van de Water, Robert H. Yolken, Meredith C. Anderson, Anthony T. Torres, Jonna B. Westover, Thayne Sweeten, Robin L. Hansen, Martin Kharrazi, and Lisa A. Croen; Frontiers in Neuroscience


Metabolism, Gas Exchange, and Carbon Spiraling in Rivers, Robert Ogden Hall, Jennifer L. Tank, Michelle A. Baker, Erin R. Hotchkiss, and Emma J. Rosi-Marshall; Ecosystems

Managing the spread of alfalfa stem nematodes (Ditylenchus dipsaci): the relationship between crop rotation periods and pest re-emergence, S. Jordan, C. Nischwitz, R. A. Ramirez, and L. Gordillo; Natural Resource Modeling


Herbivore density mediates the indirect effect of herbivores on plants via induced resistance and apparent competition, Ricardo A. Ramirez and Micky D. Eubanks; Ecosphere


Fluorescent nanocomposite of embedded ceria nanoparticles in crosslinked PVA electrospun nanofibers, Nader Shehata, Soha Gaballah, Effat Samir, Aya Hamed, and Marwa Saad; Nanomaterials

Pheromone lure and trap color affects bycatch in agricultural landscapes of Utah, L. R. Spears, C. Looney, H Ikerd, J B. Koch, T Griswold, J P. Strange, and R A. Ramirez; Environmental Entomology


Comparing Process-Based and Constraint-Based Approaches for Modeling Macroecological Patterns, Xiao Xiao; Ecology



Burrowing owls, Pulex irritans and plague, James R. Belthoff, Scott A. Bernhardt, Christopher Ball, Michael Gregg, David H. Johnson, Rachel Ketterling, Emily Price, and Juliette K. Tinker; Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases

Distribution and habitat of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Utah, R S. Davis, R A. Ramirez, J L. Anderson, and S A. Bernhardt; Journal of Medical Entomology


Riparian Plant Isotopes Relflect Anthropogenic Nitrogen Perturbations: Robust Patterns Across Land Use Gradients, Steven J. Hall, Rebecca L. Hale, Michelle A. Baker, David R. Bowling, and James R. Ehleringer; Ecosphere


Introduction effort, climate matching and species traits as predictors of global establishment success in non-native reptiles, Peter J. Mahoney, Karen H. Beard, Andrew M. Durso, Aimee G. Tallian, A. Lexine Long, Ryan J. Kindermann, Nicole E. Nolan, Daniel Kinka, and Harrison E. Mohn; Diversity and Distributions

Tracking billbugs to improve IPM in Intermountain West turfgrass, R A. Ramirez and M Dupuy; International Integrated Pest Management Symposium


Improved Electrical Conductivity of Carbon/Polyvinyl Alcohol Electrospun Nanofibers, Nader Shehata, Nabil Madi, Mariam Al-Maadeed, Ibrahim Hassounah, and Abdullah Ashraf; Journal of Nanomaterials

Learning to love leftovers: using by-catch to expand our knowledge in entomology, L Spears and R A. Ramirez; American Entomologist

First report of invasive crane fly, Tipula oleracea, in Utah, A Van Dyke, R A. Ramirez, and B A. McGraw; Crop Forage Turfgrass Management


Molecular phylogeny and systematics of spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae): Redefining subfamily boundaries and the origin of the family, Cecilia Waichert, J. Rodriguez, M. S. Wasbauer, C. D. von Dohlen, and J. P. Pitts; Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society


An Exploration into Fern Genome Space, Paul G. Wolf, Emily B. Sessa, D. Blaine Marchant, Fay-Wei Li, Carl J. Rothfels, Erin M. Sigel, Mathew A. Gitzendanner, Clayton J. Visger, Jo Ann Banks, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Kathleen M. Pryer, and Joshua P. Der; Genome Biology and Evolution


Breeding System of the Threatened Endemic, Primula cusickiana var. maguirei (Primulaceae), J. B. Davidson, S. L. Durham, and P. G. Wolf; Plant Species Biology

Exploring the Population Genetics of Independent Gametophytes of Crepidomanes intricatum (Ferrar) Ebihara & Weakley (Hymenophyllaceae) Using Genotyping-by-Sequencing, A. M. Duffy, D. Ferrar, and Paul G. Wolf; The Annual Meeting of Botanical Society of America

Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Nile's Buckwheat, Mark W. Ellis, K. E. Mock, Paul G. Wolf, S. Bardot, J. A. Walton, S. M. Kulpa, and C. A. Rowe; The Annual Meeting of Botanical Society of America

Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Nile's Buckwheat, M. W. Ellis, K. E. Mock, Paul G. Wolf, S. Bardot, and J. Walton; The Annual Utah Rare Plant Meeting, Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT


A Heterogenous Thermal Environment Enables Remarkable Behavioral Thermoregulation in Uta Stansburiana, Maria Goller, Franz Goller, and Susannah S. French; Ecology and Evolution


A Samoan Hebeloma with phylogenetic ties to the western Pacific, Bradley R. Kropp; Mycologia


Schooling Increases Risk Exposure for Fish Navigating Past Artificial Barriers, Bertrand H. Lemasson, James W. Haefner, and Mark D. Bowen; PLOS ONE

Delving Into the C-Fern Genome and Euphyllophyte Evolution, D. Blaine Marchant, Emily Butler Sessa, W. Brad Barbazuk, Paul G. Wolf, Joshua Der, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis; The Annual Meeting of Botanical Society of America

Specificity of Adaptation to a Novel Host Plant be a Seed Beetle, Frank J. Messina and D. Johnson; Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata


Stem Nematode Counteracts Plant Resistance of Aphids in Alfalfa, Medicago Sativa, Ricardo A. Ramirez and Lori R. Spears; Journal of Chemical Ecology


Müllerian Mimicry as a Result of Codivergence Between Velvet Ants and Spider Wasps, Juanita Rodriguez, James P. Pitts, Carol D. von Dohlen, and Joseph S. Wilson; PLoS ONE


Genotyping-by-Sequencing for Populus Population Genomics: an Assessment of Genome Sampling Patterns and Filtering Approaches, M. Schilling, Paul G. Wolf, A. M. Duffy, H. S. Rai, C. A. Rowe, B. A. Richardson, and K. E. Mock; PloS One


Between Two Fern Genomes, E. B. Sessa, J. A. Banks, M. S. Barker, J. P. Der, A. M. Duffy, S. W. Graham, M. Hasebe, J. Langdale, F. W. Li, D. B. Marchant, K. M. Pryer, C. J. Rothfels, S. J. Roux, M. L. Salmi, E. M. Sigel, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, D. W. Stevenson, and Paul G. Wolf; GigaScience

Origins of Pteridium on Galapagos Islands, Paul G. Wolf, C. A. Rowe, M. P. Schilling, Joshua P. Der, C. J. Visger, and J. A. Thomson; The Annual Meeting of Botanical Society of America


Calcined clay improves germination of arid plant species, T Beddes, R Anderson, and R A. Ramirez; Journal of Environmental Horticulture


Opposing Mechanisms Drive Richness Patterns of Core and Transient Bird Species, Jessica R. Coyle, Allen H. Hurlbert, and Ethan P. White; The American Naturalist

Ecological Investigations Within an Interactive Plant Community Simulation, A. M. Duffy, Paul G. Wolf, J. Barrow, M. Longhurst, M. Campbell, and H. Beckett; Science Scope

Life History, C. W. Fox and Frank J. Messina; Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology


How species richness and total abundance constrain the distribution of abundance, Kenneth J. Locey and Ethan P. White; Ecology Letters

Adaptation to a Novel Host by a Seed Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae): Effect of Source Population, Frank J. Messina and S. L. Durnham; Environmental Entomology

Effect of Inbreeding on Host Discrimination and Other Fitness Components in a Seed Beetle, Frank J. Messina, B. D. Morris, and Charles W. Fox; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Triploidy in Western Aspen, K. E. Mock, Paul G. Wolf, and J Shaw; Restoring the West

Common vegetable diseases, Claudia Nischwitz

Disease update – Utah, Claudia Nischwitz

Fire blight update, Utah Horticulture Association meeting, Claudia Nischwitz

Plant pathology, Claudia Nischwitz

Turf Diseases and Problems with Landscape Plants, Claudia Nischwitz

Update on IYSV - ELISA-positive weeds and post-harvest storage diseases, Claudia Nischwitz

Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) for Population Genomics of Aspen (Populus tremuloides), Paul G. Wolf, K. E. Mock, E. P. White, H. S. Rai, and B. A. Richardson; The International Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, USA


Important pests of ornamental aspen, F. Baker, D. Alston, and Claudia Nischwitz

Technology Use in Science Classrooms and Reformed Teaching, T. Campbell, M. Longhurst, A. Duffy, Paul G. Wolf, and B. E. Shelton; The 2012 International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education

Spruce in Utah landscapes, R. David, M. Kuhns, and Claudia Nischwitz

Maximum rate of mammal evolution, A. R. Evans, D. Jones, A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. M.G. Fitzgerald, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, J. G. Okie, J. J. Saarinen, R. M. Sibly, F. A. Smith, P. R. Stephens, J. Theodor, and M. D. Uhen; Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Effects of Seed Beetles on the Performance of Desert Legumes Depend on Host Species, Plant Species, Plant Stage, and Beetle Density, Charles W. Fox, W. G. Wallin, M. L. Bush, M. E. Czesak, and Frank J. Messina; Journal of Arid Environments


Improved ex vivo method for microbiocidal activity across vertebrate species, Susannah S. French and Lorin A. Neuman-Lee; Biology Open

First report of a new disease of onion in Georgia caused by a nonfluorescent Pseudomonas species, R. Gitaitis, S. Mullis, K. Lewis, D. Langston, A. Watson, F. H. Sanders, R. Torrance, J. Jones, and Claudia Nischwitz; Plant Disease

Carbon Flow From Plant Detritus and Soil Organic Matter to Microbes--Linking Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Semiarid Soils, T. D. Hooker and John M. Stark; Soil Science Society of America Journal


Interfamily variation in amphibian early life-history traits: raw material for natural selection?, Gareth R. Hopkins, Brian G. Gall, Susannah S. French, and Edmund D. Brodie Jr.; Ecology and Evolution

Sequestration of Defensive Toxins by the Asian Snake Rhabdophis tigrinus: Effects of Local Prey Availability and Maternal Diet, Deborah A. Hutchinson, Akira Mori, Alan H. Savitzky, Gordon M. Burghardt, Cathy Nguyen, Jerrold Meinwald, and Frank C. Schroeder; Sequestration of Defensive Toxins by the Asian Snake Rhabdophis tigrinus: Effects of Local Prey Availability and Maternal Diet


Investigating Human Impact in the Environment With Faded Scaffolded Inquiry Supported by Technologies, D. T. Longhurst, M. Longhurst, A. M. Duffy, and Paul G. Wolf; Science Activities

Root-knot nematodes in golf course greens of the Western United States, M. McClure, Claudia Nischwitz, A. Skantar, S. Subbotin, and M. Schmitt; Plant Disease

Mode of Inheritance of Increased Host Acceptance in a Seed Beetle, Frank J. Messina and N. M. Peña; Bulletin of Entomological Research


Widespread Triploidy in Western North American Aspen (Populus tremuloides), Karen E. Mock, Colin M. Callahan, M. Nurul Islam-Faridi, John D. Shaw, Hardeep S. Rai, Stewart C. Sanderson, Carol A. Rowe, Ronald J. Rye, Michael D. Madritch, Richard S. Gardner, and Paul G. Wolf; PLoS ONE

Chlorosis of pines, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Plant pathology, Claudia Nischwitz

Post-harvest storage diseases, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Post-harvest storage diseases of onion in Utah, Claudia Nischwitz

Root-knot nematodes in vegetables and ornamentals, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Root-knot nematodes of turfgrass, Claudia Nischwitz

Streptomycin resistance survey, Claudia Nischwitz

Take-all patch of turf, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Thrips food sources and IYSV hosts in the Utah farmscape, Claudia Nischwitz

Tomato diseases, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

What is fire blight and how to manage it, Claudia Nischwitz

Wheat stripe rust, Claudia Nischwitz; Agriculture News Spring

Pink root disease of onion, Claudia Nischwitz and C. Dhiman

Distribution and survival of Iris yellow spot virus in spiny sowthistle, Sonchus asper (L.) Hill, Claudia Nischwitz, R. Srinivasan, S. Sundaraj, S. Mullis, B. McInnes, and R. Gitaitis; Plant Disease

Vegetation and Moisture Controls on Soil C Mineralization in Semi-Arid Environments, U. P. Norton, P. Saetre, T. D. Hooker, and John M. Stark; Soil Science Society of America Journal


An improved competitive inhibition enzymatic immunoassay method for tetrodotoxin quantification, Amber N. Stokes, Becky L. Williams, and Susannah S. French; Biological Procedures Online


Methodological Tools, Ethan P. White, Xiao Xiao, J. B. Nick, and Richard M. Sibly

Plant Genome Diversity, P. G. Wolf; Plant Genome Diversity

Genomics of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria, P. G. Wolf and K. G. Karol; Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration


Strong self-limitation promotes the persistence ofrare species, G. M. Yenni, P. B. Adler, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology


Air and water quality concerns along the Wasatch Front: Science for sustainability, Michelle A. Baker; Sunrise Session sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, Salt Lake City

Ceci n’est pas une pipe: understanding nutrient transport and removal processes in rivers, Michelle A. Baker; Global Change and Ecosystems Center, University of Utah


The Selaginella Genome Identifies Changes in Gene Content Associated With the Evolution of Vascular Plants, J. A. Banks, T. Nishiyama, M. Hasebe, J. L. Bowman, M. Gribskov, C. dePamphilis, and Paul G. Wolf; Science

Primula cusickiana var. maguirei (Primulaceae), J. B. Davidson and Paul G. Wolf; Western North American Naturalist

Fern Transcriptomes, Joshua P. Der and Paul G. Wolf; The International Plant and Animal Genome Conference


De novo Characterization of the Gametophyte Transcriptome in Bracken Fern, Pteridium Aquilinum, J. P. Der, M. S. Barker, N. J. Wickett, C. W. dePamphilis, and Paul G. Wolf; BMC Genomics

The Virtual Population Genetics (VPG) Simulation System: An Example of Learning 'With' Cyber-enabled Technologies in Science Classrooms, A. M. Duffy, D. T. Campbell, and Paul G. Wolf; The National Science Teachers Association Research Dissemination Conference, San Francsico, CA

Rapid Evolution of Lifespan in a Novel Environment: Sex-Specific Responses and Underlying Genetic Architecture, Charles W. Fox, J. D. Wagner, S Cline, F. A. Thomas, and Frank J. Messina; Annals of the Entomological Society of America


Relative Changes in KrillAbundance Inferred from Antarctic Fur Seal, T. Huang, L. Sun, John M. Stark, Y. Wang, Z. Cheng, Q. Yang, and S. Sun; PLoS ONE

Thinking big to conserve and restore the Columbia River Basin, Nancy Huntly; American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

Native and exotic plants sagebrush steppe produced by geomorphic processes versus land use, Nancy Huntly, R Bangert, and S E. Hanser; Plant Ecology

Investigations of Defensive Steroid Sequestration by the Asian Snake Rhabdophis Tigrinus, Deborah A. Hutchinson, Alan H. Savitzky, Akira Mori, Gordan M. Burghardt, Jerrold Meinwald, and Frank C. Schroeder; Chemoecology


Simple structural differences between coding and noncodingDNA, K. J. Locey and Ethan P. White; PLOS One

Archaeology as long-term ecology: the dynamics of humans and marine ecosystems in the North Pacific, H Maschner, J Dunne, B Finney, Nancy Huntly, J Jordan, N Mistarti, K Reedy-Maschner, R Russell, and S Wood; American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Annual Meeting

Egg-Dumping Behavior is not Correlated with Wider Host Acceptance in the Seed Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) , Frank J. Messina and Charles W. Fox; Annals of the Entomological Society of America