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2012

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

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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

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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

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

Fungicide resistance, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Management of IYSV by targeting thrips reproductive hosts and IYSV reservoirs in the farmscape - New research project, Claudia Nischwitz

Necrotic ring spot and other lawns diseases and how to manage them in Utah landscapes, Claudia Nischwitz

Peach leaf curl, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Plant pathology, Claudia Nischwitz

Powdery mildew in your backyard - part 1, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Powdery mildew in your backyard - part 2, Claudia Nischwitz; Utah Pest News

Results of streptomycin resistance survey, Claudia Nischwitz

Snow mold, Claudia Nischwitz; Turfgrass IPM advisory

Peach leaf curl disease, Claudia Nischwitz, B. Black, and M. Pace

Thousand cankers disease of walnut, Claudia Nischwitz and M. Murray

Beet curly top disease (Curtoviruses) in spinach and table beets in Arizona, Claudia Nischwitz and M. Olsen

Effects of seed treatment fungicides and seed vigor on cotton seedling stand and yield in southeastern Arizona in 2009 and 2010, M. Olsen, Claudia Nischwitz, and R. Norton; Arizona Cotton Report

Aspen Transcriptomes, H. S. Rai, Paul G. Wolf, B. Richardson, R. Cronn, and K. E. Mock; The International Plat and Animal Genome Conference

Variation in aboveground forest biomass across broad climatic gradients, J. C. Stegen, N. G. Swenson, B. J. Enquist, Ethan P. White, O. L. Phillips, P. M. Jorgensen, M. D. Weiser, A. M. Mendoza, and P. Nunez Vargas; Global Ecology and Biogeography

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Species compositionand abundance of mammalian communities, K. M. Thibault, S. R. Supp, M. Griffin, E. P. White, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

Species compositionand abundance of mammalian communities, K. M. Thibault, S. R. Supp, M. Griffin, Ethan P. White, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

Multimodality in the individual size distributions of bird communities, K. M. Thibault, E. P. White, A. H. Hurlbert, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Global Ecology and Biogeography

Multimodality in the Individual Size Distributions of Bird Communities, K. M. Thibault, Ethan P. White, A. H. Hurlbert, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Global Ecology and Biogeography

Use of Coconut as an Oviposition Site By a Neotropical Harvestmen (Opilinoes, Cranaidae), Victor R. Townsend, Jr.; Daniel N. Proud; Alan H. Savitzky; and Merry V. Marshall; Living World

Professional Responsibility, Diversity and Teaching Excellence: So What, D. Vernon, M. Cuch, L. Schultz, Lianna K. Etchberger, J. Barta, S. Edbert, and P. Perez; Professional Responsibility, Diversity and Teaching Excellence: So What

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Dissimilatory nitrate reductionpathways in an oligotrophic aquatic ecosystem: spatial and temporal trends, I. J. Washbourne, C. L. Crenshaw, and Michelle A. Baker; Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Talk and Poster Given for the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Becky L. Williams

Ontogeny of Tetrodotoxin Levels in Blue-ringed Octopuses: Maternal Investment and Apparent Independent Production in Offspring of Hapalochlaena Lunulata, Becky L. Williams, C. T. Hanifin, E. D. Brodie Jr., and R. L. Caldwell; Journal of Chemical Ecology

Chemical Defense in Pelagic Octopus Paralarvae: Tetrodotoxin Alone Does Not Protect Individual Paralarvae of the Greater Blue-ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena Lunulata) From Common Reef Predators, Becky L. Williams, V. Lovenburg, C. L. Huffard, and R. L. Caldwell; Chemoecology

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The Evolution of Chloroplast Genes and Genomes in Ferns, Paul G. Wolf, J. P. Der, A. M. Duffy, J. B. Davidson, A. L. Grusz, and K. M. Pryer; Plant Molecular Biology

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On the use of log-transformation vs. nonlinear regression for analyzing biological power-laws, X. Xiao, Ethan P. White, M. B. Hooten, and S. L. Durham; Ecology

Dynamics of nitrate production and removal as a function of residence time in the hyporheic zone: a 15N tracer study, J. P. Zarnetske, R. D. Haggerty, S. M. Wondzell, and Michelle A. Baker; Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences

Labile dissolved organic carbon supply limits hyporheic denitrification, J. P. Zarnetske, R. D. Haggerty, S. M. Wondzell, and Michelle A. Baker; Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences

2010

Rivulets to rivers: a journey down the continuum with atom Y, Michelle A. Baker; Department of Biology Seminar Series, Utah State University

Understanding hydrologic transport and biogeochemical reaction (HTBR) in streams and lakes: challenges and opportunities, Michelle A. Baker; American Society for Limnology and Oceanography/North American Benthological Society Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM

The distribution of native and exotic plants in a naturally fragmented sagebrush-steppe ecosystem, R K. Bangert and Nancy Huntly; Biological Invasions

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Unfurling Fern Biology in the Genomics Age, M. S. Barker and Paul G. Wolf; Bioscience

Evolutionary rates of siRNA and miRNA genes in geographically diverse Aedes aegypti mosquito populations, Scott A. Bernhardt, M. P. Simmons, B. Geiss, C. D. Blair, M. Sylla, K. E. Olson, B. J. Beaty, and William C. Black IV; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

The storage effect: definition and tests in two plant communities, P Chesson, Nancy Huntly, S Roxburgh, M Pantastico-Caldas, and J M. Facelli; Temporal Niche Dynamics and Ecological Processes

Separating physical and biological nutrient retention and quantifying uptake kinetics from ambient to saturation in successive mountain stream reaches, T. Covino, B. McGlynn, and Michelle A. Baker; Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences

Functional Genomics of Fern Gametophytes: Transcriptome Sequencing in Pteridium aquilinum, Joshua P. Der, M. S. Barker, N. Wickett, C. W. dePamphilis, and Paul G. Wolf; Internation Plant and Animal Genomes XVIII, San Diegeo, CA

Development of Extensive Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Resources in Ferns, Joshua P. Der, A. M. Duffy, J. B. Davidson, A. L. Grusz, K. M. Pryer, and Paul G. Wolf; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

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Biology and Management of Billbugs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Turfgrass, Madeline Dupuy; Journal of Integrated Pest Management

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Teaching Species, Mark W. Ellis and Paul G. Wolf; Evolution: Education and Outreach

Becoming a Student of Our Own Teaching: Data, Analysis, and Documentation, Lianna K. Etchberger; Becoming a Student of Our Own Teaching: Data, Analysis, and Documentation

Documentation of Teaching Performance: The Development of Teaching Portfolios, Lianna K. Etchberger; Documentation of Teaching Performance: The Development of Teaching Portfolios

Permanent Genetic Resources Added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 August 2009-30 September 2009, Lianna K. Etchberger; Molecular Ecology Resources

Teaching Resources for Uintah Basin Faculty, Lianna K. Etchberger; Teaching Resources for Uintah Basin Faculty

Evaluating Evidence for Excellence in Teaching, Lianna K. Etchberger, Rich Etchberger, V. Exton, D. Garner, D. Law, R. Mueller, and D. Tollefson; Evaluating Evidence for Excellence in Teaching

Assessment of Cooperative Learning in Natural Resources Education, Richard Carl Etchberger; Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources

The Importance of Internships in Natural Resources, Richard Carl Etchberger; Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources

Biotypes of the Seed Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus Have Differing Effects on the Germination and Growth of their Legume Hosts, Charles W. Fox, M. L. Bush, and Frank J. Messina; Agricultural and Forest Entomology

Mountain Lakes Increase Stream Cellulose Decomposition Potential, K. J. Goodman, M. A. Baker, and W. A. Wurtsbaugh; Journal of the North American Benthological Society

Invasion of sagebrush-steppe by non-native plants: lessons from large-scale studies of remote and working landscapes, Nancy Huntly; Idaho Chapter of the Society of the Range Management Annual Symposium Meeting

Kipukas as windows on the history and future of sagebrush steppe ecosystems , Nancy Huntly and R K. Bangert; 16th Wildland Shrub Symposium