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2014

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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

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

Perspectives on the potential of entomopathogenic fungi in biological control of ticks. Experimental Parasitology, E. K. K. Fernandes, R. E. P. Bittencourt, and Donald W. Roberts; Expirimental Parasitology

Perspectives on the potential of entomopathogenic fungi in biological control of ticks, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Vânia R. E. P. Bittencourt, and Donald W. Roberts; Experimental Parasitology

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

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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

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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

Interactions Among Symbionts of Oropsylla spp. (Siphonoptera: Ceratophyllidae), Ryan T. Jones, Scott A. Bernhardt, Andrew P. Martin, and Kenneth L. Gage; Journal of Medical Entomology

Development of a genetic marker to distinguish between Pulex irritans and Pulex simulans, two potential flea vectors of plague transmission, C. R. Kearl, L. Uribe Mendoza, K. L. Gage, J. A. Montenieri, and Scott A. Bernhardt; National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The relationship between conidial dose, moulting and insect developmental stage on the susceptibility of cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii, to conidia of Lecanicillium attenuatum, an entomopathogenic fungus, Jeong Jun Kim and Donald W. Roberts; Biocontrol Science and Technology

The relationship between conidial dose, moulting and insect developmental stage on the susceptibility of cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii, to conidia of Lecanicillium attenuatum, an entomopathogenic fungus., J. J. Kim and Donald W. Roberts; Biocontrol Science and Technology

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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

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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

Culture of Metarhizium robertsii on salicylic-acid supplemented medium induces increased conidial thermotolerance, but not UV-B tolerance, D. E. N. Rangel, E. K. K. Fernandes, A. J. Anderson, and D. W. Roberts; Fungal Biology

Culture of Metarhizium robertsii on salicylic-acid supplemented medium induces increased conidial thermotolerance, but not UV-B tolerance, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Anne J. Anderson, and Donald W. Roberts; Fungal Biology

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

A meta-analysis of climatic and chemical controls on leaf litter decay rates in tropical forests., B G. Waring; Ecosystems

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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

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

2011

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

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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

Phylogenetic relationships among populations of the primary arthropod vector of plague to humans, Scott A. Bernhardt, William C. Black IV, J. A. Montenieri, and K. L. Gage; International conference on diseases in Nature Communicable to Man

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

Survey and detection of the western black-legged tick and the Lyme-causing bacteria, R. S. Davis, Scott A. Bernhardt, and R. Ramirez; Entomological Society of America

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

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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

An intensive search for promising fungal biological control agents of ticks, particularly Rhipicephalus microplus, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Isabele C. Angelo, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, Thiago C. Bahiense, Áurea M. L. Moraes, Donald W. Roberts, and Vânia R. E. P. Bittencourt; Veterinary Parasitology

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

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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

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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

Inheritance of Traits Mediating a Major Host Shift by a Seed Beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae), Frank J. Messina and Jake C. Jones; Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Developing Quality Learning Outcomes for your Courses, A. Miniciello and Lianna K. Etchberger; Developing Quality Learning Outcomes for your Courses

Nuchal Glands: A Novel Defensive System in Snakes, Akira Mori, Gordon M. Burghardt, Alan H. Savitzky, Kathleen A. Roberts, Deborah A. Hutchinson, and Richard C. Goris; Chemoecology

Alfalfa stem nematodes, Claudia Nischwitz

Controlling necrotic ring spot and other turf diseases in Utah, Claudia Nischwitz

Fuego bacteriano del manzano y el peral (Erwinia amylovora), Claudia Nischwitz