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2004 Publications and Presentations


Barding, E.* and T. Nelson. "Movements and habitat selection by raccoons in a fragmented agricultural landscape in Illinois." Annual Meeting of the Illinois Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Edwardsville, IL.

Cleere, E.*, and T. Nelson. "Survival and dispersal of beavers in riverine habitats." Illinois State Academy of Sciences Meeting, Charleston, IL.

Cleere, E.*, and T. Nelson. "Dispersal movements of beavers in Illinois." Poster presented at the Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference, South Bend, IN.

Crawford, J.*, and T. Nelson. "Disease survey of raccoons in northern Illinois." Poster presented at the Illinois State Academy of Sciences Meeting, Charleston, IL.

Frankland, F.* and T. Nelson. "Impacts of deer on sensitive forest plant communities." Annual Meeting of the Illinois Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Edwardsville, IL.

Nelson, T., D. Gregory*, and J. Laursen. "Canine heartworm disease in coyotes." Annual Meeting of the Illinois Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Edwardsville, IL.


Day, A.M. Holtrop, H. Dodd, R. Smogor, R. Fischer, and M. Short. 2004. A guide to operation and assembly of an electric seine. Illinois Natural History Publication (technical report 2172)

Eason, P.K. and P.V. Switzer. 2004. The costs of neighbors for a territorial dragonfly, Perithemis tenera. Ethology 110: 37-47. 

Fritz, Ann H. Sperm storage patterns in singly mated females of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 97(6). November 2004.1328-1335.

Fritz, Ann H. Schable, Nancy. Microsatellite loci from the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Molecular Ecology Notes. 4(3). September 2004. 443-445.

Fritz G.N, Engman S, Rodriguez R, Wilkerson R.C. Dentification of four vectors of human Plasmodium spp. by multiplex PCR: Anopheles rangeli, An. strodei, An. triannulatus, and An. trinkae (Diptera: Culicidae: Nyssorhynchus). J Med Entomol. 2004 Nov;41(6):1111-5.

Gaines K.F., D.E. Porter, S.A. Dyer, G.R. Wein, J.E. Pinder, III, and I.L. Brisbin, Jr. 2004. Using wildlife as receptor species: a landscape approach to ecological risk assessment. Environmental Management. 34:528-545.

Ish, T., E.J. Dick, P.V. Switzer, and M. Mangel. 2004. Environment, krill and squid: from fisheries to life histories and back again.  Deep Sea Research: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Kirkham, K and R.U. Fischer. 2004. The effects of riparian zone fragmentation on algal growth potential and fish growth rates. Bios 75: 2-11.

Meiners, S. J., M. L. Cadenasso and S. T. A. Pickett. 2004. Beyond biodiversity: multiple responses of invasion in a self-assembling community. Ecology Letters 7:121-126

Nathan, B.P., Barsukova, A.G., Shen, F., McCasey, M.E., Struble, R.G. Estrogen increases neurite extension via apoE in cultured adult mouse cortical neurons. Endocrinology, 145:3065-73, 2004.

Nathan, B.P., Yost, J., Litherland, M.T., Struble, R.G., Switzer, P.V. Olfactory function in apoE knockout mice. Behavioral Brain Research. 150, 1-7, 2004.

Oleksyk, T. K., J. M. Novak, J. R. Purdue, S. P. Gashchak and M. H. Smith. 2004. High levels of fluctuating asymmetry in populations of Apodemus flavicollis from the most contaminated areas in Chornobyl. J. Environmental Radioactivity 73:1-20.

Quinn, J. A. and S. J. Meiners. 2004. Sex ratios, growth rates and survivorship of red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) on the New Jersey Piedmont from 1963 to 2000. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 131:187-194.

Shoup, D.E., Carlson, R.E., and Heath, R.T. 2004. Diurnal periodicity in trap net catch of Centrachid fishes from Sandy Lake, Portage Co., Ohio.  Trans. of the Am. Fisheries Society 133:1245-1250.

Staub, B. P., W. A. Hopkins, J. Novak, J. D. Congdon. 2004. Respiratory and reproductive characteristics of eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) inhabiting a coal ash settling basin. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 46:96-101.

Switzer, P.V. 2004. Fighting behavior and prior residency advantage in the territorial dragonfly, Perithemis tenera. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 16(1): 71-89.     

Switzer, P.V., P.S. Forsythe*, K. Escajeda*, and K.C. Kruse. 2004. Effects of Environmental and social conditions on homosexual pairing in the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman). Journal of Insect Behavior 17:1-16.

Tucker, G. C.  2004. Elatinaceae. in N. Smith et al., eds.  Flowering Plants of the Neotropics, pp. 138-139. New York Botanical Garden and Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, N.J.

Ward, J.A., G.C. Tucker, S.J. Meiners, & J. E. Ebinger. 2004. Analysis of Prairie Restorations at Rock Springs Environmental Center, Decatur, Illinois. Erigenia 20: 9-19.

Yurkonis, K. A. and S. J. Meiners. 2004. Invasion impacts species turnover in a successional system. Ecology Letters 7:764-769

* = student authors