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2016

Historical precipitation predictably alters the shape and magnitude of microbial functional response to soil moisture., C. Averill, B. G. Waring, and C. V. Hawkes; Global Change Biology

Molecular and biochemical characterization of insecticide resistance in phlebotomus and Lutzomyia sand flies, Scott A. Bernhardt, D. S. Denlinger, J. Creswell, and Z. Gompert; International Symposium on Phlebotomite Sandfiles IX

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

Perspectives on the global disparity in ecological science., G. Livingston, B. G. Waring, L. F. Pacheco, L. Gilbert, D. Buchori, Y. Jiang, and S. Jha; BioScience

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System-Aware Smart Network Management for Nano-Enriched Water Quality Monitoring, Bassem Mokhtar, Mohamed Azab, Nader Shehata, and Mohamed Rizk; Journal of Sensors

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

Thermotolerance of germlings and mycelium of the insect pathogenic fungus Metarhizium spp. and mycelial recovery after heat stress, D. E. N. Rangel, E.K. K. Fernandes, S. J. Dettenmaier, and D. W. Roberts; J. Basic Microbiol

Forest composition modifies effects of litter chemistry on decomposition in regenerating tropical dry forests., E. M. Schilling, B. G. Waring, and J. S. Powers; Oecologia

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

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Stoichiometry of microbial carbon useefficiency in soils, R. L. Sinsabaugh, B. L. Turner, J. M. Talbot, B. G. Waring, J. S. Powers, C. R. Kuske, D. L. Moorhead, and Shah J. Follstad; Ecological Monographs

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Pheromone Lure and Trap Color Affects Bycatch in Agricultural Landscapes of Utah, Lori R. Spears, Chris Looney, Harold Ikerd, Jonathan B. Koch, Terry L. Griswold, James P. Strange, and Ricardo Ramirez; Environmental Entomology

Plant-mycorrhizal interactions along a gradient of soil fertility in tropical dry forest., B. G. Waring, L. R. Rosenthal, M. G. Gei, and J. S. Powers; Journal of Tropical Ecology

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Human observers differ in ability to perceive insect diversity, Joseph S. Wilson, Joshua P. Jahner, and Matthew L. Forister; Environmental Conservation

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

2015

Genetic relationships among populations of the primary flea vector of plague to humans in the United States, J. L. Anderson, K. Gage, J. Montenieri, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research

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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

Selection of Culex Pipiens and Culex tarsalis laboratory strains for resistance to methoprene, Scott A. Bernhardt and R. Keweshan; American Mosquito Control Association Conference

Molecular and physiological effects of environmental UV radiation on fungal conidia, G. U. L. Braga, D. E. N. Rangel, E. K. K. Fernandes, S. D. Flint, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

Distribution and Habitat of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) and Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Utah., Ryan S. Davis, Ricardo A. Ramirez, J. Laine Anderson, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Medical Entomology

Assessing Insecticide Susceptibility of Laboratory Lutzomyia longipalpis and Phlebotomus papatasi Sand Files (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), David S. Denlinger, Saul Lozano-Fuentes, Phillip G. Lawyer, William C. Black IV, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Medical Entomology

Tolerance of entomopathogenic fungi to ultraviolet radiation: a review on screening of strains and their formulation, E. K. Fernandez, D. E. N. Rangel, G. U. L. Braga, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

The influence of conidial pr1 protease on pathogenicity potential of Metarhizium anisopliae senso latu to ticks, P. S. Golo, H. A. Santos, W. M. Perinotto, S. Quinelato, I. C. Angelo, M. G. Camargo, F. A. Sá, C. L. Massard, É. K. Fernandes, and Donald W. Roberts; Parasitology Research

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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

Comparison of Single-Point and Continuous Sampling Methods for Estimating Residential Indoor Temperature and Humidity, James D. Johnston, Brianna M. Magnusson, Dennis Eggett, Scott C. Collingwood, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene

Representativeness of single point measurements for long term residential indoor air temperature and relative humidity in arid climates, J. D. Johnston, B. M. Magnusson, D. Eggett, S. C. Collingwood, and Scott A. Bernhardt; AIHce Conference

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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

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Nutrient addition effects on tropical dry forests: a mini-review from microbial to ecosystem scales., J S. Powers, K K. Becklund, M G. Gei, S B. Iyengar, R Meyer, C S. O'Connell, E M. Schilling, C M. Smith, B G. Waring, and L K. Werden; Frontiers in Earth Science

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

Stress tolerance and virulence of insect-pathogenic fungi are determined by environmental conditions during conidial formation, D. E. N. Rangal, G. U. Braga, E. K. Fernandes, C. A. Keyser, J. E. Hallsworth, and Donald W. Roberts; Current Genetics

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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

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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

Scale-dependent variation in nitrogen cycling and soil fungal communities along gradients of forest composition and age in regenerating tropical dry forests., B. G. Waring, R. Adams, S. Branco, and J. S. Powers; New Phytologist

Pervasive and strong effects of plants on soil chemistry: a meta-analysis of individual plant ‘Zinke’ effects., B. G. Waring, L. Alvarez-Cansino, K. Barry, K. Becklund, S. Dale, M Gei, A Keller, O Lopez, L Markesteijn, S Mangan, C Riggs, M Segnitz, S Schnitzer, and J S. Powers; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B

Nitrogen, phosphorus, and cation use efficiency in stands of regenerating tropical dry forest., B G. Waring, J B. Becknell, and J S. Powers; Oecologia

Short-term precipitation exclusion alters microbial responses to soil moisture in a wet tropical forest., B G. Waring and C V. Hawkes; Microbial Ecology

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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

2014

Adaptive responses to climate change in a hibernator: ecological and evolutionary drivers of persistence, L. M. Aubry, S. S. French, C. Meier, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Research Seminar - Natural History Museum of Utah

Sensor drift and Predicted Calibration Intervals of Handheld Temperature and Relative Humidity Meters Under Residential Field-Use Conditions, Scott A. Bernhardt, Scott C. Collingwood, Kyle Mumford, Dennis Eggett, Brianna M. Magnusson, and James D. Johnston; Journal of Environmental Health

The value of past and future research in vector control to public heatlh - local, regional, and international strategies to reduce potential disease transmission, Scott A. Bernhardt, D. S. Denlinger, R. Keweshan, and L. Anderson; Local, regional, and international strategies to reduce potential disease transmission

Target-site insensitivity and metabolic detoxification mechanisms of insecticide resistance in Phlebotomus papatasi and Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies, Scott A. Bernhardt, D. S. Denlinger, P. G. Lawyer, K. Saavedra-Rodriguez, S. Lozano-Fuentes, and Willaim C. Black IV; Society of Vector Ecology Conference

Evaluation of methoprene, an insect growth regulator, to potential development of resistance in Culex tarsalisa and Culex pipiens mosquitoes, Scott A. Bernhardt, R. S. Keweshan, D. S. Denlinger, and J. L. Anderson; Utah Mosquito Abatement Association Conference

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

Characterizing the molecular mechanisms of insecticide resistance in Phelbotomus papatasi and Lutzomyia longipalis and flies, D. S. Denlinger, P. G. Lawyer, K. Saavedra-Rodriguez, and Scott A. Bernhardt; ESA Pacific Branch Meeting

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

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

Production of destruxins from Metarhizium spp. fungi in artificial medium and in endophytically colonized cowpea plants, P. S. Golo, D. R. Gardner, M. M. Grilley, J. Y. Takemoto, S. B. Krasnoff, M. S. Pires, E. K. K. Férnandes, V. R. Bittencourt, and Donald W. Roberts; PLoS One

Comparison of continuous and single-point measurement of residential air temperature and relative humidity, J. D. Johnston, Scott A. Bernhardt, B. M. Magnusson, D. Eggett, and S. C. Collingwood; National Environmental Health Association Conference

Heat-induced post-stress growth delay: A biological trait of many Metarhizium isolates reducing biocontrol efficacy?, C. A. Keyser, É. K. K. Fernandes, D. E. N. Rangel, and D. W. Roberts; Journal of Invertebrate Pathology

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

Ecoenzymatic stoichiometry of microbial nutrient acquisition in tropical soils., B G. Waring, S R. Weintraub, and R L. Sinsabaugh; Biogeochemistry

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

2013

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

Molecular genetics and insecticide exposure survivorship in sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), Scott A. Bernhardt, D. S. Denlinger, and P. Lawyer; Livestock Insects Research Laboratory

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

Elucidation of Potential Insensitivity Resistance in Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) to Chemical Pesticides, D. S. Denlinger, P. Lawyer, William C. Black IV, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Society for Vector Ecology

Molecular Characterization of insecticide resistance in Phlebotomus papatasi and Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies, D. S. Denlinger, P. G. Lawyer, William C. Black IV, and Scott A. Bernhardt; American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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

Yersinia pestis infection and laboratory conditions alter flea-associated bacterial communities, Ryan T. Jones, Sara M. Vetter, John Montenieiri, Jennifer Holmes, Scott A. Bernhardt, and Kenneth L. Gage; ISME Journal

Phylogenetic relationships of Bartonella spp. Isolated from Oropsylla montana fleas collected from geographically distinct populations across the Western United States, R. S. Keweshan, K. L. Gage, M. Kosoy, J. L. Anderson, and Scott A. Bernhardt; Society for Vector Ecology

Tradeoffs in microbial carbon allocation may mediate soil carbon storage in future climates., S N. Kivlin, B G. Waring, C Averill, and C V. Hawkes; Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology

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

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White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) positively affect the growth of mature northern red oak (Quercus rubra) trees., R W. Lucas, R Salguero-Gomez, D B. Cobb, B G. Waring, F Anderson, W J. McShea, and B B. Casper; Ecosphere

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

Exploring relationships between enzyme activities and leaf litter decomposition in a wet tropical forest., B G. Waring; Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Differences in fungal and bacterial physiology alter soil C and N cycling: insights from meta-analysis and theoretical models., B G. Waring, C Averill, and C V. Hawkes; Ecology Letters

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

2012

Comparison of HIV/AIDS Rates Between U.S.-Born Blacks and African-Born Blacks in Utah, 2000-2009, Crystal Ashton, Scott A. Bernhardt, Mike Lowe, Matthew Mietchen, and Jim Johnston; The Open AIDS Journal

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

What can we learn to effectively reduce disease transmission?, Scott A. Bernhardt; Research seminar - Boise State University

Rapid intraspecific evolution of miRNA and siRNA genes in the mosquito Aedes aegypti, Scott A. Bernhardt, Mark P. Simmons, Ken E. Olson, Barry J. Beaty, Carol D. Blair, and William C. Black IV; PLoS ONE

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

Survey and detection of the western black-legged tick and the Lyme-causing bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, R. S. Davis, Scott A. Bernhardt, and R. Ramirez; Utah State Public Health Department Lyme Disease Working Meeting

Surveying for the western black-legged tick and Lyme disease in Utah, R. S. Davis, Scott A. Bernhardt, and R. Ramirez; Entomological Society of America