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Publications

The students were involved in experimental design, data collection, analysis and writing of the following publications:

2011: Revisiting the mound-building ant, Lasius claviger, in a reconstructed tallgrass prairie. The Great Lakes Entomologist 44:27-33.

2010: Multiyear study of factors related to flowering phenology and reproductive yield of Baptisia alba in Northeastern Illinois.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103:109-117.

2010: A two-year study of the reproductive phenology of Baptisia alba (Fabaceae). Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 103:13-21.

2008: Relationships between asynchronous flowering by Baptisia alba (Fabaceae) and the seed predator, Apion rostrum (Coleoptera: Apionidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist.

2007: Congener host selection by the pre-dispersal seed predator, Apion rostrum (Coleoptera: Apionidae). The Great Lakes Entomologist 39:68-74.

2006: Comparison of common factors affecting seed yield in the congeners, Baptisia alba and Baptisia bracteata. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 99:31-36. 2004. Investigating the ecology of the mound-building ant, Acanthomyops claviger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in re-created prairie. The Great Lakes Entomologist 37:81-91.

2002: Ant-plant relationships in a re-created tallgrass prairie. The Great Lakes Entomologist 35:27-32.

2000: The relationship of infloresence size to reproductive output and pre-dispersal seed predation in a population of Baptisia leucophaea (Fabaceae). Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 93:271-278.

1999: Inflorescence size relationships to pods ripened, seeds produced, and seed predator abundance in Baptisia leucophaea. 11th Northern Illinois Prairie Workshop, March 27, 1999. Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL.

1998: The effect of seed predation on pod abortion by the prairie legume, Baptisia leucophaea. The Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 91:47-52.

1998: Ant fauna of reconstructed tallgrass prairie in Northeastern Illinois. The Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 91:85-90.

1994: Selective pod abortion by Baptisia leucantha (Fabaceae) as affected by a curculionid seed predator, Apion rostrum. The Great Lakes Entomologist 27:143-147.

1992: Water quality of the West Branch of the DuPage River System located in Northeastern Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 85:211-219.

1992: Annotated list of caddisflies (Trichoptera) of Winfield Creek, Kress Creek, and Spring Brook Creek, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 85:205-210.

1991: An annotated list of the caddisflies (Trichoptera) of the West Branch of the DuPage River and Kline Creek, Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 84:203-207.

1990: Survivorship of introduced prairie plant species in a weedy meadow under plant removal and non-plant removal conditions. Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science 83:1-9.

 

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Health and Sciences Division
Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 1220, (630) 942-8331