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2005 Publications and Presentations


C.R. Caton, K.F. Gaines, C.S. Romanek, and L. Paddock. Wildlife Society Twelfth Annual Conference. "The use of stable isotopes to differentiate wild and pen raised ring-necked pheasants along the Missouri River Basin."         
K.F. Gaines, T.E. Chow, M.A. Wilson, and Michael E. Hodgson. Wildlife Society Twelfth Annual Conference. "A spatially explicit exposure model to estimate contaminant exposure in wildlife."

A.J. Gregor, R.L. DeMots, K.F. Gaines, and J.M. Novak. Wildlife Society Twelfth Annual Conference. "The influence of landscape heterogeneity on resource selection by amphibians and small mammals in southeastern South Dakota."


Chow, T.E., K.F. Gaines, M.E. Hodgson, and M.D. Wilson. 2005. Habitat and exposure modelling for ecological risk assessment: a case study for the raccoon on the Savannah River Site. Ecological Modelling. 189:151-167.

Collyer, M. C., J. M. Novak, and C. A. Stockwell. 2005. Morphological divergence in recently established populations of White Sands pupfish (Cyprinodon Tularosa). Copeia 2005:1-11.

Edgin, B., G.C. Tucker &  J. E. Ebinger. 2005. Vegetation and Flora of American Beech Woods Nature Preserve, Clark County, Illinois.  Sida Contributions to Botany 21: 1861-1878.

Gaines K.F., C.S. Boring, D.E. Porter. 2005. The development of a spatially explicit model to estimate radiocesium body burdens in raccoons (Procyon lotor) for ecological risk assessment. The Science of the Total Environment. 341:15-31.

Gaines K.F., D.E. Porter, T. Punshon, and I.L. Brisbin, Jr. 2005. A spatially explicit model of the wild hog for ecological risk assessment activities at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. 11:567-589.

Meiners, S. J. and M. L. Cadenasso. 2005. The relationship between diversity and exotic plants: cause or consequence of invasion? Pp. 97-114 In Inderjit (ed.) Invasive plants: ecological and gricultural aspects. Birkhäuser Verlag (Basel)

Meiners, S. J. 2005. Seed and seedling ecology of Acer saccharum and Acer platanoides: a contrast between native and exotic congeners. Northeastern Naturalist 12:23-32.

Nathan, B.P., R. Nisar*, J. Short*, S. Randall*, E. Grissom*, G. Griffin*, P.V. Switzer and R.G. Struble. 2005. Delayed olfactory nerve regeneration in ApoE-deficient mice. Brain Research 1041(1): 87-94.

Saeki*,Y., K.C. Kruse and P.V. Switzer. 2005. Male preference for large females in the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae). J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 78(1):13-19.

Saeki, Y.*, K.C. Kruse, and P.V. Switzer. 2005. Physiological costs of mate guarding in the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman). Ethology 111: 863-877.

Saeki, Y.*, K.C. Kruse, and P.V. Switzer. 2005. The social environment affects mate guarding behavior in Japanese beetles, Popillia japonica. 6pp. Journal of Insect Science 5:18.

Switzer, P.V. 2005. Possible settlement benefits related to site fidelity for the territorial dragonfly, Perithemis tenera (Say) (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Odonatologica 34(4): 397-405.

Yurkonis, K. A. and S. J. Meiners. In Press. Drought impacts and recovery are driven by variation in local species turnover. Plant Ecology.

Yurkonis, K. A., S. J. Meiners, and B. E. Wachholder. 2005. Invasion impacts diversity through altered community dynamics. Journal of Ecology 93:1053-1061.

* = student authors