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Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBauer A.A., M.K. Clayton and J. Brunet. 2017. Floral traits influencing plant attractiveness to three bee species: Consequences for plant reproductive success. American Journal of Botany 104(5): 1-10.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyHeidi Hirsch, Johanne Brunet, Juan E. Zalapa, Henrik von Wehrden, Matthias Hartmann, Brandon Schlautman, Evsey Kosman, Karsten Wesche, Daniel Renison & Isabell Hensen. 2017. Intra- and interspecific hybridization in invasive Siberian elm. Biological Invasions. doi:10.1007/s10530-017-1404-6.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBrunet J. and Z. Syed. 2017. Enhancing pollination by attracting and retaining leafcutting bees (Megachile rotundata) in alfalfa seed-production fields. Proceedings for the 2017 Winter Seed School Conference- Western Alfalfa Seed Growers Association : 67-73.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyVan Etten M. and J. Brunet. 2017. Using population matrix models to reduce the spread of wild carrot. Acta Horticulturae. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1153.40.
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Couture, J.J., T.D. Meehan, K.F. Rubert-Nason, and R.L. Lindroth. 2017. Effects of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and tropospheric ozone on phytochemical composition of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) and paper birch (Betula papyrifera). Journal of Chemical Ecology 43:26-38.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyMoorhead, L.C., L. Souza, C. Habeck, R.L. Lindroth, and A.T. Classen. 2017. Small mammal activity alters plant community composition and microbial activity in an old-field ecosystem. Ecosphere 8:e01777.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyPelton E., Gratton C., and Guédot C. 2017. Susceptibility of cold hardy grapes to Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Applied Entomology. doi: 10.1111/jen.12384
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyKim, T. N. Fox, A. F., Wills, B. D., Meehan, T. M, Landis, D. A., and C. Gratton. 2017. Harvesting of potential biofuel grasslands has weak effects on natural enemy diversity and biocontrol services. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12901
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyLandis, D. A., Gratton, C., Jackson, R. D., Gross, K. L., Duncan, D. S., Liang, C.,Meehan, T. D., Robertson, B. A., Schmidt, T. M., Stahlheber, K. A., Tiedje, J. M., and Werling, B. P. 2017. Biomass and biofuel crop effects on biodiversity and ecosystem services in the North Central US. Biomass and Bioenergy. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.02.003
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySpiesman, B. J., A. Bennett, R. Isaacs, and C. Gratton. 2017. Bumble bee colony growth and reproduction depend on local flower dominance and natural habitat area in the surrounding landscape. Biological Conservation. 206: 217–223.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyRosenheim, J. A., & Gratton, C. 2017. Ecoinformatics (big data) for agricultural entomology: pitfalls, progress, and promise. Annual Review of Entomology. 62:399-417.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyLacasella, F., Marta, S., Singh, A., Stack Whitney, K., Hamilton, K., Townsend, P., Kucharik, C. J., Meehan, T. D. and Gratton, C. 2017. From pest data to abundance-based risk maps combining eco-physiological knowledge, weather, and habitat variability. Ecol Appl, 27: 575–588. doi:10.1002/eap.1467
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyHerren, C. M., K. C. Webert, M. D. Drake, M. Jake Vander Zanden, Á. Einarsson, A. R. Ives, and C. Gratton. 2017. Positive feedback between chironomids and algae creates net mutualism between benthic primary consumers and producers. Ecology 98:447–455.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyFraimout A., and 25 other authors including Guédot C. 2017. Deciphering the routes of invasion of Drosophila suzukii by means for ABC random forest. Molecular Biology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msx050
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBrunet J., J.E. Zalapa and R.P. Guries. 2016. Conservation of genetic diversity in Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra) in Wisconsin despite the devastating impact of Dutch elm disease. Conservation Genetics 17: 1001-1010. DOI 10.1007/s10592-016-0838-1.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySlatyer, R.S., and S.D. Schoville. 2016. Physiological limits are not associated with elevation in a radiation of montane beetles. PLoS One 11(4): e0151959.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySaito, M. and Daniel K. Young. 2016. A New Stereopalpus (Coleoptera, Anthicidae, Eurygeniinae) from Shikoku, Japan. Elytra, Tokyo, New Series, 6 (1): 43–46.

Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K. and C. M. Brabant. 2016. New Records of Aulacigaster neoleucopeza Mathis and Freidberg (Diptera: Opomyzoidea: Aulacigastridae) from Wisconsin. The Great Lakes Entomologist 48: 98-102.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K. and C. M. Brabant. 2016. New Records of Diastata repleta (Walker) (Diptera: Ephydroidea: Diastatidae) from Wisconsin. Entomological News 126: 191-195.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K., Y. Hsiao. 2016. Description of the mature larva of Pseudopyrochroa depressa (Pic) (Coleoptera: Pyrochroidae: Pyrochroinae), with comparison to other Taiwanese Pseudopyrochroa. Zootaxa 4175: 189-195. http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4175.2.7
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyPerotti, M. A., D. K. Young, and H. R. Braig. 2016. The ghost sex-life of the paedogenetic beetle Micromalthus debilis. Scientific Reports 6: 27364. doi: 10.1038/srep27364
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyClements, J., S. Schoville, N. Peterson, R. Groves, and Q. Lan. 2016. Characterizing molecular mechanisms of imidacloprid resistance in select populations of Leptinotarsa decemlineata in the Central Sands region of Wisconsin. PLoS One 11(1): e0147844.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyTayyebi, A., T. D. Meehan, J. Dischler, G. Radloff, M. Ferris, and C. Gratton. 2016. SmartScape: A web-based decision support system for assessing the tradeoffs among multiple ecosystem services under crop-change scenarios. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 121:108–121.
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Barnes, P.W., M.A. Tobler, K. Keefover-Ring, S.D. Flint, A.E. Barkley, R.J. Ryel, and R.L. Lindroth. 2016. Rapid modulation of ultraviolet shielding in plants is influenced by solar ultraviolet radiation and linked to alterations in flavonoids. Plant, Cell and Environment 39:222-230. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12609
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyMeehan, T. D., and C. Gratton. 2016. A landscape view of agricultural insecticide use across the conterminous US from 1997 through 2012. PLOS ONE 11:e0166724.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyKucharik, C. J., A. C. Mork, T. D. Meehan, S. P. Serbin, A. Singh, P. A. Townsend, K. Stack Whitney, and C. Gratton. 2016. Evidence for compensatory photosynthetic and yield response of soybeans to aphid herbivory. Journal of Economic Entomology 109:1177–1187.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyUelmen, J.A., Jr., J.G. Duman, R.L. Lindroth, E.G. Schwartzberg, and K.F. Raffa. 2016. Supercooling points of diapausing forest tent caterpillar eggs. The Canadian Entomologist 148:512-519. DOI: 10.4039/tce.2015.88
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyStack Whitney, K., Meehan, T.D., Kucharik, C.J., Zhu, J., Townsend, P.A., Hamilton, K., and Gratton, C. 2016. Explicit modeling of abiotic and landscape factors reveals precipitation and forests associated with aphid abundance. Ecological Applications, 26, 2598-2608. 

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Johnston, M.R., Balster, N.J., and Zhu, J. 2016. Impact of residential prairie gardens on the physical properties of urban soil in Madison, WI. Journal of Environmental Quality, 45, 45-52. 

Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBook AJ, Gina R. Lewin GR, McDonald BR, Takasuka TE, Wendt-Pienkowski E, Doering DT, Suh S, Raffa KF, Fox BG & Currie CR. 2016. Evolution of high cellulolytic activity in Streptomyces. PlosOneBiology. 14(6): e1002475. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002475.
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Uelmen, J. A., R.L. Lindroth, P.C. Tobin, P.B. Reich, E.G. Schwartzberg, and K.F. Raffa. 2016. Effects of winter temperatures, spring degree-day accumulation, and insect population source on phenological synchrony between forest tent caterpillar and host trees. Forest Ecology and Management 362:241-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2015.11.045
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyCouture, J.J., C.J. Mason, C.W. Habeck, R.L. Lindroth. 2016. Behavioral and morphological responses of an insect herbivore to low nutrient quality are inhibited by plant chemical defenses. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 10:341–349. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-016-9439-7
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyCouture, J.J., A. Singh, K.F. Rubert-Nason, S.P. Serbin, R.L. Lindroth, and P.A. Townsend. 2016. Spectroscopic determination of ecologically relevant plant secondary metabolites. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7:1402-1412. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12596

Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBarker, H.L., D. Smith, G. Stanosz, and R.L. Lindroth. 2016. Host genetics and environment shape fungal pathogen incidence on a foundation forest tree species, Populus tremuloides. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 46:1167-1172. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2016-0116
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyFrançois, O., H. Martins, K. Caye, S.D. Schoville. 2016. Controlling false discoveries in genome scans for selection. Molecular Ecology 25(2): 454-469.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyArango RA, Carlson, CM, Currie CR, McDonald BR, Book AJ, Green F III, Lebow NK, & Raffa KF. 2016. Antimicrobial activity of Actinobacteria isolated from the guts of subterranean termites. Env. Entomol. 45: 1415-1423.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySeidl R, Donato DC, Raffa KF & Turner MG. 2016. Spatial variability in tree regeneration after wildfire delays and dampens future bark beetle outbreaks. PNAS. 113: 13075-13080.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyLiu Z, Xin Y, Xu B, Raffa KF & Sun J. 2016. Sound-triggered production of anti-aggregation pheromone limits overcrowding of Dendroctonus valens attacking pine trees. Chemical Senses. 42: 49-67.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyOhler B.J., Guédot C., Zack R.S. and Landolt P.J. 2016. Aggregation of Thaumatomyia glabra (Diptera: Chloropidae) males on Iris spp. flowers releasing methyl anthranilate. Environmental Entomology. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw140
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyChasen, E.M., and S.A. Steffan. 2016. Temperature-mediated growth thresholds of the cranberry fruitworm, Acrobasis vaccinii (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environmental Entomology 45: 732-736.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyK.F. Raffa, M.N. Andersson and F. Schlyter, Host Selection by Bark Beetles: Playing the Odds in a High-Stakes Game. In: Claus Tittiger and Gary J. Blomquist, editors, Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 50, Oxford: Academic Press, 2016, pp. 1-74.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K., Y. Hsiao, W-R. Liang, and C-F. Lee. 2016. Descriptions of the mature larvae for two species of Pseudopyrochroa from Taiwan (Coleoptera: Pyrochroidae: Pyrochroinae), with notes on their natural history. Zootaxa 4061 (5): 585-595.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyObear, G.R., A.W. Adesanya, P.J. Liesch, R.C. Williamson, and D.W. Held. 2016. Fungicides affect Japanese beetle Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) egg hatch, larval survival and detoxification enzymes. Pest Manage. Sci. 72:966-973.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyGaines-Day, H. R. and C. Gratton. 2016. Crop yield is correlated with honey bee hive density but not in high-woodland landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 218:53–57.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K. 2016. Pyroghatsiana: A new genus of fire-colored beetles (Coleoptera: Pyrochroidae: Pyrochroinae) from the Southern Ghats, India. Insecta Mundi 0468: 1-10.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyPelton, E., C. Gratton, R. Isaacs, S. Van Timmeren, A. Blanton, and C. Guedot. 2016. Earlier activity of Drosophila suzukii in high woodland landscapes but relative abundance is unaffected. J. Pest Sci. Online.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyMarschalek, D. A. and D. K. Young. 2015. The Meloidae (Coleoptera) of Wisconsin. Zootaxa 4030 (1): 1-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4030.1.1
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyWoller, D. A., S. L. Kelly and D. K. Young. 2015. Comments on a major range extension of the little-known Acrocera bakeri (Diptera: Acroceridae). The Great Lakes Entomologist 48 (3-4): 132-136 + journal cover images.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K. 2015. [Invited paper] Nomenclatural changes in Pyrochroinae: three Maurice Pic types of Pseudodendroides Blair (Coleoptera: Pyrochroidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 69 (4) Supplement: Patricia Vaurie Series. A Tribute to Honorary Member Dr. Charles A. Triplehorn. Monograph 14: 191-195.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBrunet J., M. Thairu, J. Henss, R. Link and J. Kluever. 2015. The effects of flower, floral display and reward sizes on bumble bee foraging behavior when pollen is the reward and plants are dichogamous. International Journal of Plant Sciences 176(9): 811–819.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBarreto, F.S., S.D. Schoville and R.S. Burton. 2015. Reverse genetics in the Tidepool: Knockdown of target gene expression via RNA interference in the copepod Tigriopus californicus. Molecular Ecology Resources 15(4): 868–879.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyDreyer, J., P. A. Townsend, J. C. H. Iii, D. Hoekman, M. J. Vander Zanden, and C. Gratton. 2015. Quantifying aquatic insect deposition from lake to land. Ecology 96:499–509.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyPerillo, A. C., C. J. Kucharik, T. D. Meehan, S. P. Serbin, A. Singh, P. A. Townsend, K. Stack Whitney, C. Gratton. 2015. Use of insect exclusion cages in soybean creates an altered microclimate and differential crop response. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 208: 50–61.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySchoville, S.D., R.S. Slatyer, J.C. Bergdahl, G.A. Valdez. 2015. Conserved and narrow temperature limits in alpine insects: thermotolerance and supercooling points of the ice-crawlers, Grylloblatta (Insecta: Grylloblattodea: Grylloblattidae). Journal of Insect Physiology 78: 55-61.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyMallinger, R. E., and C. Gratton. 2015. Species richness of wild bees, but not the use of managed honeybees, increases fruit set of a pollinator-dependent crop. Journal of Applied Ecology 52:323–330.

Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyCrossley, M.S., and D.B. Hogg. 2015. Rag virulence among soybean aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Wisconsin. Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 326-338.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySteffan, S. A., Y. Chikaraishi, C. R. Currie, H. Horn, H. R. Gaines-Day, J. N. Pauli, J. E. Zalapa, and N. Ohkouchi 2015. Microbes are trophic analogs of animals. PNAS. 112(49): 15119-15124.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyBernauer, O. M., H. R. Gaines-Day and S. A. Steffan 2015. Colonies of Bumble Bees (Bombus impatiens) Produce Fewer Workers, Less Bee Biomass, and Have Smaller Mother Queens Following Fungicide Exposure. Insects. 6(2), 478-488.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyThairu, M. W. and J. Brunet 2015. The role of pollinators in maintaining variation in flower colour in the Rocky Mountain columbine, Aquilegia coerulea. Annals of Botany 115: 971-979.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyRiday H., P. Reisen, J.A. Raasch, E. Santa Martinez and J. Brunet 2015. Selfing rate in alfalfa seed production field pollinated with leaf cutter bees. Crop Science 55: 1087-1095.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopySaitô, M. and D. K. Young
2015. Saitô, M. and D. K. Young. 2015. A new Ischalia(Coleoptera, Ischaliidae) from Hokkaido, with a key to the Japanese Ischaliidae. Elytra, Tokyo, New Series 5: 177-181.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyDeutsch, A. E., C. R. Rodriguez-Saona, J. E. Zalapa, and S. A. Steffan. 2015. Temperature-Mediated Development Thresholds of Sparganothis sulfureana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Cranberriess. Environ. Entomol. 44(2): 400-405.
Recent_Pubs-01 - CopyYoung, D. K. 2014. A new Philippine species of Ischalia (Coleoptera: Ischaliidae), with a checklist and key to the Philippine species. Insecta Mundi. 0375: 1-7.