In addition to work created by faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences, this collection includes work created under the auspices of the Department of Botany & Microbiology and the Department of Zoology, which consolidated following the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Submissions from 2011

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Analysis of Expressed Sequence Tags from the Placenta of the LiveBearing Fish Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae), Tami Panhuis, Gina Broitman-Maduro, Jarrod Uhrig, Morris Maduro, and David Reznick

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Gravitropism in Lateral Roots of Arabidopsis pgm-l Mutants is Indistinguishable from that of Wild Type, Chris Wolverton and Hanwen Bai

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Root Cap and Gravitropic Response Rate Are Uncoupled in the Arabidopsis pgm-l Mutant, Chris Wolverton, Alex Paya, and Jonida Toska

Submissions from 2010

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Root Responses Along a Subambient to Elevated C02 Gradient in a C3—C4 Grassland, Laurel J. Anderson, Justin Derner, H. Wayne Polley, Wendy Gordon, David Eissenstat, and Robert Jackson

How Birds' Bills Help Them See, Edward H. Burtt Jr. and Sean Williams

Parasitismo de Cervidae norteamericanos, receptividad de animals domesticos, e implicaciones en la gestion de fauna silvestre, Ramon A. Carreno

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Species Richness Facilitates Ecosystem Resilience in Aquatic Food Webs, Amy L. Downing and Matthew Leibold

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Humectants as Post-Plant Soil Amendments: Effects on the Wilting Cycle of Drought-Stressed, Container-Grown Tree Seedlings, Bruce Roberts and R. Scott Linder

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Risk-Based Evaluation of Escherichia coli Monitoring Data from Undisinfected Drinking Water, Laura Tuhela-Reuning, Jeffrey Soller, Martha Embrey, Audrey Ichida, and Jeffrey Rosen

Submissions from 2009

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Collaborative Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions, Laurel J. Anderson, Martha Hoopes, and Jeffrey Simmons

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Estimating Nitrogen Uptake of Individual Roots in Container- and Field-Grown Plants Using a 15N-Depletion Approach, Laurel J. Anderson, Astrid Volder, David Smart, Arnold Bloom, Alan Lakso, and David Eissenstat

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A Future with Feather-Degrading Bacteria, Edward H. Burtt Jr.

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Variation in Plumage Microbiota Depends on Season and Migration, Edward H. Burtt Jr., Isabelle-A. Bisson, Peter P. Marra, Masoumeh Sikaroodi, and Patrick M. Gillevet

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Dark Color of the Coastal Plain Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza Georgiana Nigrescens) May Be an Evolutionary Response to Occurrence and Abundance of Salt-Tolerant Feather-Degrading Bacilli in its Plumage, Edward H. Burtt Jr., Ashley Peele, Max Schroeder, and Russell Greenberg

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Mermithid Nematode Infection in a Colony of Blue-Winged Grasshoppers (Tropidacris Collaris), Ramon A. Carreno, Lydia Attard, Jean Pare, Andrew Peregrine, Christopher Dutton, and Thomas Mason

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Characterization of Dictyocaulus Species (Nematoda: Trichosfrongyloidea) from Three Species of Wild Ruminants in Northwestern Spain, Ramon A. Carreno, Natividad Diez-Baños, Maria del Rosario Hidalgo-Argüello, and Steven Nadler

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Effects of Biodiversity on the Functioning of Ecosystems: A Summary of 164 Experimental Manipulations of Species Richness, Amy L. Downing

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Diversity has Stronger Top-Down than Bottom-Up Effects on Decomposition, Amy L. Downing, Diane Srivastava, Bradley J. Cardinale, J. Emmett Duffy, Claire Jouseau, Mahesh Sankaran, and Justin Wright

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Central Place Foraging by Beavers (Castor canadensis) in a Complex Lake Habit, A. John Gatz

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The Repeatability of Behavior: A Meta-analysis, Shala Hankison, Alison Bell, and Kate Laskowski

The Pattern and Process of Speciation, Shala Hankison and Margaret Ptacek

New Species from the Galoka and Kalabenono Massifs: Two Unknown and Severely Threatened Mountainous Areas in NW Madagascar, David M. Johnson

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Molecular and Morphological Characterization of a New Monotypic Genus of Annonaceae, Mwasumbia, from Tanzania, David M. Johnson, Thomas Couvreur, Raymond van der Ham, Youssoufa Mbele, and Frank Mbago

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Two New Species of Xylopia (Annonaceae) From Borneo, David M. Johnson and I.M. Turner

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An Update on Plant Space Biology, Chris Wolverton and John Kiss

Submissions from 2008

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An Ontology for Landscapes, Laurel J. Anderson, Christopher Lepczyk, and Christopher Lortie

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Seasonally Changing Preen Wax Composition: Red Knots Flexible Defense against Feather Degrading Bacteria, Edward H. Burtt Jr., Amy M. Schneider, Jeroen Reneerkens, Maaike A. Versteegh, and Theunis Piersma

Dispharynx, Echinuria, and Streptocara, Ramon A. Carreno

A New Species of Paraheligmonella (Nematoda, Heligmonellidae), Parasite of Sylvilagus floridanus (Leporidae) from Costa Rica, Ramon A. Carreno, Maria Celina Digiani, and Marie Claude Durette-Desset

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Equinurbia blakei n. sp. (Nematoda: Strongyloidea: Strongylidae) from the African Forest Elephant, Loxodonta cyclotis, Ramon A. Carreno and John Kinsella

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Environmental Fluctuations Induce Scale-Dependent Compensation and Increase Stability in Plankton Ecosystems, Amy L. Downing, Bryan Brown, Elizabeth Perrin, Timothy Keitt, and Matthew Leibold

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The Use of Floating Overhead Cover by Warmwater Stream Fishes, A. John Gatz

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Effects of Repeated Electroshocking on Condition, Growth, and Movement of Selected Warmwater Stream Fishes, A. John Gatz and R. Scott Linder

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Community and Ecosystem Responses to a Pulsed Pesticide Disturbance in Freshwater Ecosystems, Laura Tuhela-Reuning, Amy L. Downing, Kristen DeVanna, C. Nichole Rubeck-Schurtz, and Heather Grunkemeyer

Submissions from 2007

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A Molecular Comparison of Plumage and Soil Bacteria across Biogeographic, Ecological, and Taxonomic Scales, Edward H. Burtt Jr., Isabelle-Anne Bisson, Peter P. Marra, Masoumeh Sikaroodi, and Patrick M. Gillevet

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Sunlight on Feathers Inhibits Feather Degrading Bacteria, Edward H. Burtt Jr. and Vinodkumar Saranathan

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Description of a New Species of Thelastoma Leidy, 1849 (Nematoda: Oxyurida: Thelastomatidae) from the Millipede Euryurus leachii (Gray, 1832) in Ohio, USA, Ramon A. Carreno

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Molecular Phylogeny of Clade Ill Nematodes Reveals Multiple Origins of Tissue Parasitism, Ramon A. Carreno, Steven A. Nadler, H. Mejía-Madrid, J. Ullberg, C. Pagan, R. Houston, and J.P. Hugot

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Homing Ability of Displaced Stream-Dwelling Green Sunfish, A. John Gatz

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Xylopia decorticans (Annonaceae), A New Cauliflorous Species from Brazil, David M. Johnson and Adriana Q. Lobão

Submissions from 2006

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Potential Nitrogen Constraints on Soil Carbon Sequestration Under Low and Elevated Atmospheric C02, Laurel J. Anderson, Richard A. Gill, H. Wayne Polley, Hyrum B. Johnson, and Robert B. Jackson

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Pattern of Damage to Albino Great Frigatebird Flight Feathers Supports Hypothesis of Abrasion by Airborne Particulates, Edward H. Burtt Jr., Ralph W. Schreiber, Elizabeth A. Schreiber, and Ashley M. Peele

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Description of Babesia duncani n.sp. (Apicomplexa: Babesiidae) from humans and its differentiation from other piroplasms, Ramon A. Carreno, Patricia A. Conrad, Anne M. Kjemtrup, John Thomford, Katlyn Wainwright, Mark Eberhard, Rob Quick, Sam R. Telford III, and Barbara L. Herwaldt

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Babesia conradae, sp. Nov., a Small Canine Babesia Identified in California, Ramon A. Carreno, Anne M. Kjemtrup, Katlyn Wainwright, Melissa Miller, and B.L. Penzhorn

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Effects of Biodiversity on the Functioning of Trophic Groups and Ecosystems, Amy L. Downing, Bradley J. Cardinale, Diane S. Srivastava, J. Emmett Duffy, Justin P. Wright, Mahesh Sankaran, and Claire Jouseau

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Water-clover Ferns, Marsilea, in the Southeastern United States, David M. Johnson and Colette C. Jacono

Submissions from 2005

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Canopy and Environmental Control of Root Dynamics in a Long-Term Study of Concord Grape, Laurel J. Anderson, L.H. Comas, R.M. Dunst, A.N. Lakso, and D.M. Eissenstat

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A New Species of Skrjabingylus Petrov, 1927 (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea) from the Frontal Sinuses of the Hooded Skunk, Mephitis Macroura (Mustelidae), Ramon A. Carreno, Kathryn E. Reif, and Steven A. Nadler

SEM Observations on Leidynema portentosae Van Waerebeke, 1978 (Nematoda, Oxyurida) from Gromphadorhina portentosa (Insecta, Blattodea), Ramon A. Carreno, Kathryn E. Reif, and Laura M. Tuhela-Reuning

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Relative Effects of Species Composition and Richness on Ecosystem Properties in Ponds, Amy L. Downing

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Reinventing the Wheel in Ecology Research?, Amy L. Downing, David Raffaelli, Bradley J. Cardinale, Katharina A.M. Engelhardt, Jennifer L. Ruesink, Diane S. Srivastava, and Martin Solan

Trophic Position, Biotic Context, and Abiotic Factors Determine Species Contributions to Ecosystem Functioning, Amy L. Downing and J. Timothy Wootton

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Seawi—a sea urchin piwi/argonaute family member is a component of MT-RNP complexes, Danielle R. Hamill, Alexis J. Rodriguez, Susan A. Seipel, Daniele P. Romancino, Marta Di Carlo, and Kathy A. Suprenant

Bacterial community profiles on feathers during composting as determined by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of 16S rDNA genes, Jann M. Ichida, Edward H. Burtt Jr., S. M. Tiquia, H. M. Keener, D. L. Elwell, and F. C. Michel Jr.

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Apical Control, Gravitropic Signaling, and the Growth of Lateral Roots in Arabidopsis, Chris Wolverton, Jack L. Mullen, and Roger P. Hangarter

Submissions from 2004

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Gloger's Rule, Feather-Degrading Bacteria, and Color Variation Among Song Sparrows, Edward H. Burtt Jr. and Jann M. Ichida

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Species Loss and the Structure and Functioning of Multitrophic Aquatic Systems, Amy L. Downing, Owen L. Petchey, Gary G. Mittelbach, Lennart Persson, Christopher F. Steiner, Philip H. Warren, and Guy Woodward

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Extinction and Ecosystem Function in the Marine Benthos, Amy L. Downing, Martin Solan, Bradley J. Cardinale, Katharina A.M. Engelhardt, Jennifer L. Ruesink, and Diane S. Srivastava

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Bacterial Degradation of Black and White Feathers, Gerald Goldstein, Kelly R. Flory, Beth Ann Browne, Samia Majid, Jann M. Ichida, and Edward H. Burtt Jr.

Submissions from 2003

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Multiple Risk Factors in Root Survivorship: A 4-year Study in Concord Grape, Laurel J. Anderson, L.H. Comas, A.N. Lasko, and D.M. Eissenstat

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Phylogenetic Analysis of the Metastrongyloidea (Nematoda: Strongylida) inferred from Ribosomal RNA Gene Sequences, Ramon A. Carreno and Steven A. Nadler

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Molecular Phylogenetics and Diagnosis of Soil and Clinical Isolates of Halicephalobus gingivalis (Nematoda: Cephalobina: anagrolaimoidea), an Opportunistic Pathogen of Horses, Ramon A. Carreno, Steven A. Nadler, Byron J. Adams, Hailu Kinde, James G. Baldwin, and Manuel Mundo-Ocampo

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The Orientation of Beavers (Castor canadensis) when Cutting Trees, A. John Gatz and Thomas R. Raffel

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Phylogenetic Significance of Spiral and Distichous Architecture in the Annonaceae, David M. Johnson

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Comparative development of aseptate and septate anthers of Annonaceae, David M. Johnson and Chih-Hua Tsou

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ACE2 is required for daughter cell-specific G1 delay in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, David D. Markwardt, Tracy L. Laabs, Matthew G. Slattery, Laura L. Newcomb, David J. Stillman, and Warren Heideman