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August - December 2011 EEB Publications Archive

December 2011

Kin encounter rate and inbreeding avoidance in canids | Molecular Ecology

Pathologic Lesions in Chimpanzees (Pan trogylodytes schweinfurthii) from Gombe National Park | Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Effects of planting method and seed mix richness on the early stages of tallgrass prairie restoration | Biological Conservation

Field observations of Ostrinia nubilalis eclosion and post-eclosion activity of females around their natal plants | Insect Science

Prevalence of season-specific Escherichia coli strains in the Yeongsan River Basin of South Korea | Environmental Microbiology

The Medicago genome provides insight into the evolution of rhizobial symbioses | Nature

Elevated CO(2) stimulates grassland soil respiration by increasing carbon inputs rather than by enhancing soil moisture | Global Change Biology

Global food demand and the sustainable intensification of agriculture | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Experimental evolution of ultraviolet radiation resistance in Escherichia coli | Evolution

Predictability of anthrax infection in the Serengeti, Tanzania | Journal of Applied Ecology

Dip listening and the cocktail party problem in grey treefrogs: signal recognition in temporally fluctuating noise | Animal Behaviour

Endangered species management and the role of conservation genetics: A response to Barr et al. | Auk

Success of the high-dose/refuge resistance management strategy after 15 years of Bt crop use in North America | Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata

Analysis of inbreeding depression in mixed-mating plants provides evidence for selective interference and stable mixed mating | Evolution

Use of cranial characters in taxonomy of the Minnesota wolf (Canis sp.) | Canadian Journal of Zoology

November 2011

Reconnecting to the Biosphere | Ambio

The Ubiquity of Intraguild Predation among Predatory Arthropods | PLoS One

Linking fruit traits to variation in predispersal vertebrate seed predation, insect seed predation, and pathogen attack | Ecology

Spatiotemporal Model of Barley and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus Transmission Dynamics with Seasonality and Plant Competition | Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

Competencies: A Cure for Pre-Med Curriculum | Science

Prey DNA detection success following digestion by intraguild predators: influence of prey and predator species | Molecular Ecology Resources

Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database | Molecular Ecology Resources

Waterfowl Abundance Does Not Predict the Dominant Avian Source of Beach Escherichia coli | Journal of Environmental Quality

Can We Feed the World & Sustain the Planet? | Scientific American

Paying for Ecosystem Services - Promise and Peril | Science

Open-source ecology takes root across the world | Science

Focus on Symbioses: "Where two are better than one" | Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 

October 2011

A Simple, Minimal Parameter Model for Predicting the Influence of Changing Land Cover on the Land-Atmosphere System | Earth Interactions

Taking Stock of Forest Carbon | Nature Climate Change

Healing the Herds: Disease, Livestock Economies, and the Globalization of Veterinary Medicine | Journal of the History of Medicine

The wave towards a new steady state: effects of earthworm invasion on soil microbial functions | Biological Invasions

Solutions for a cultivated planet | Nature

The Geography of Demography: Long-Term Demographic Studies and Species Distribution Models Reveal a Species Border Limited by Adaptation | American Naturalist

Population Genetics and the Evolution of Geographic Range Limits in an Annual Plant | American Naturalist

Whole-genome nucleotide diversity, recombination, and linkage disequilibrium in the model legume Medicago truncatula | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA

Fame, glory and neglect in meta-analyses | Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Movements of Wolves at the Northern Extreme of the Species' Range, Including during Four Months of Darkness | PLoS One

Competition between stink bug and heliothine caterpillar pests on cotton at within-plant spatial scales | Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 

The evolution of avian migration | Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Phylogeny of gudgeons (Teleostei: Cyprinidae: Gobioininae) | Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution

FIV diversity: FIV(Ple) subtype composition may influence disease outcome in African lions | Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology

September 2011

Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness | Science

The Effect of Plant Inbreeding and Stoichiometry on Interactions with  Herbivores in Nature: Echinacea angustifolia and Its Specialist Aphid | PLoS One

Life Histories of Symbiotic Rhizobia and Mycorrhizal Fungi | Current Biology

Failure to fix nitrogen by non-reproductive symbiotic rhizobia triggers host sanctions that reduce fitness of their reproductive clonemates | Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences

Genotypic and Phenotypic trends in antibiotic resistant pathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from humans and farm animals in Korea | Microbes and Environments

Collision Mortality Has No Discernible Effect on Population Trends of North American Birds | PLoS One

Binary trait loci that influence the expression of honey bee hygienic behavior | Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias

A comparative survey of proboscis morphology and associated structures in fruit-piercing, tear-feeding, and blood-feeding moths in Calpinae (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) | Zoomorphology

Root-Derived Contributions to Soil Respiration as Influenced by Agricultural Management Systems | Soil Science of America

Parasitism of Autumnal Morphs of the Soybean Aphid (Hempitera: Aphididae) by Binodoxys communis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on Buckthorn | Annals of the Entomological Society of America

Photosynthetic responses of 13 grassland species across 11 years of free-air CO(2) enrichment is modest, consistent and independent of N supply | Global Change Biology

High plant diversity is needed to maintain ecosystem services | Nature

Diversification, Biotic Interchange, and the Universal Trade-Off Hypothesis | American Naturalist

Provenance, life span, and phylogeny do not affect grass species' responses to nitrogen and phosphorus | Ecological Applications

In vitro interactions between Fusarium verticillioides and Ustilago maydis through real-time PCR and metabolic profiling | Fungal Genetics and Biology 

Nutrient co-limitation of primary producer communities | Ecology Letters

TRY - a global database of plant traits  | Global Change Biology

Macro- and micronutrient effects on decomposition of leaf litter from two tropical tree species: inferences from a short-term laboratory incubation   | Plant and Soil

Caching economics: jays cache more when handling times are short and habitats are poor | Animal Behaviour

August 2011

Decision-making under great uncertainty: environmental management in an era of global change | Trends in Ecology & Evolution