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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

US EPA Expert Workshop: Nutrient Enrichment Indicators in Streams, Michelle A. Baker, Candice Bauer, Max Bothwell, Don Charles, Betty Fetscher, Stuart Findlay, Terry Fleming, Steve Francoeur, Evelyn Gaiser, Jim Hagy, Anne Hershey, Lisa Huff, Ryan King, Tina Laidlaw, Mark Munn, Greg Pond, Steven Rier, Bob Sinsabaugh, A J. Smith, Nathan Smucker, Jan Stevenson, and Mike Suplee; Office of Water

Dispersal disruption alters plant spatial patterns and decreases plant survivorship: Analytical approximations to individual-based models, Noelle G. Beckman and F. R. Adler; 2014 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Neighborhoods have little effect on fungal attack or insect predation of developing seeds in a grassland biodiversity experiment, Noelle G. Beckman, Ray Dybzinski, and G. David Tilman; Oecologia

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

Testing predictions of the Janzen-Connell hypothesis: A meta-analysis of experimental evidence for distance- and density-dependent seed and seedling survival, Liza S. Comita, Simon A. Queenborough, Stephen J. Murphy, Janelle L. Eck, Kaiyang Xu, Meghna Krishnadas, Noelle G. Beckman, and Yan Zhu; Journal of Ecology

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, Patrícia S. Gôlo, Dale R. Gardner, Michelle M. Grilley, Jon Y. Takemoto, Stuart B. Krasnoff, Marcus S. Pires, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Vânia R. E. P. Bittencourt, and Donald W. Roberts; PLoS ONE

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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

Heat-induced post-stress growth delay: A biological trait of many Metarhizium isolates reducing biocontrol efficacy?, Chad A. Keyser, Éverton K. K. Fernandes, Drauzio E. N. Rangel, and Donald 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

Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size, N. L. Stephenson, A. J. Das, R. Condit, S. E. Russo, P. J. Baker, Noelle G. Beckman, and et al et al; Nature

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

Data from: The distribution of fruit and seed toxicity during development for eleven Neotropical trees and vines in Central Panama, Noelle G. Beckman; Dryad Digital Repository

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The distribution of fruit and seed toxicity during development for eleven Neotropical trees and vines, Noelle G. Beckman; PLoS ONE

Dispersal disruption alters plant spatial patterns and decreases plant survivorship, Noelle G. Beckman and F. R. Adler; Field of Dreams Conference

Theory: impact of dispersal disruption on plant spatial patterns and implications for plant diversity, Noelle G. Beckman and F. R. Adler; 2013 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

The interacting effects of clumped seed deposition and insect seed predators on the spatial patterns of seedlings, Noelle G. Beckman and J. Bullock; SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems

Consequences of seed dispersal for plant recruitment in tropical forests: Interactions within the seedscape, Noelle G. Beckman and Haldre S. Rogers; Biotropica

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

The interacting effects of clumped seed dispersal and distance- and density-dependent mortality on seedling recruitment patterns, Noelle G. Beckman, Claudia Neuhauser, and Helene C. Muller-Landau; Journal of Ecology

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