Ecological Research

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Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Graham J. Hickling
Associate Professor
Wildlife diseases affecting humans

Andrea Lorene Ludwig
Associate Professor
Ecological Engineering

Groups and Facilities

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Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.



Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Faculty 360 | Meg Staton, 2/24/2016


Recent Publications

The Sphagnome Project: enabling ecological and evolutionary insights through a genus‐level sequencing project D. Weston, P. Ranjan, et al.  2017.  New physiologist. [Abstract]

Decision support model for sustainable and multifunctional forest management (FM) based on fuzzy and adaptive dynamic programming.  L. Zadnik-Stirn, D. G. Hodges, P. Groselj, J. Krc, V. Leban, and S. M. Pezdevsek.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 67, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Revisionary studies of Nearctic Dixidae: the Dixa rudis and D. fusca species groups.  Moulton, J. K.  2017.  Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. November 5–8, Denver, CO.. [Abstract]

Transgenic Bt rice lines producing Cry1Ac, Cry2Aa or Cry1Ca have no detrimental; effects on brown planthopper and pond wolf spider Niu, L., A. Mannakkara, L. Qiu, X. Wang, H. Hua, C. Lei, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and W. Ma.  2017.  Scientific Reports, 16(7): 1940. [Abstract]

Application of group analytic hierarchy process in strategic forest management.  P. Groselj, D. G. Hodges, and L. Zadnik-Stirn.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 68, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Microbial taxa distribution is associated with ecological trophic cascades along an elevation gradient Yao, F., S. Yang, Z. Wang, X. Wang, J. Ye, J. M. DeBruyn, X. Feng, Y. Jiang, and H. Li.  2017.  Frontiers in Microbiology 8:2071.

Ecological classification systems: Definition crosswalk for Minnesota.  Zobel, J. M., and A. R. Ek.  2017.  Minnesota Forestry Research Notes No. XXX, St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources. IN PRESS.

Diet of and Prey Availability for Reintroduced Juvenile Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Ft. Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee Amacker, T. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

An Ecological Study of the Kudzu Bug in East Tennessee: Life History, Seasonality, and Phenology.  Britt, K.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Population structure and post-glacial expansion of Cornus florida L. (Cornaceae) - integrative evidence from phylogeography, population demographic history, and ecological niche modeling Call, A., Y. X. Sun, D. T. Thomas, P. B. Pearman, R. N. Trigiano, I. Carbone, and Q. Y. Xiang.  2016.  J. System Evol., 54(2):136-151.

Construction of a Framework Genetic Linkage Map in Gleditsia triacanthos L Gailing, O, M. E. Staton, T. Lane, S. E. Schlarbaum, R. Nipper, S. Owusu, and J. Carlson.  2016.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. [Abstract]

Advances in ecological genomics in forest trees and applications to genetic resources conservation and breeding Holliday, J., S. Aitken, J. Cooke, B. Fady, S. González‐Martínez, M. Heuertz, J. Jaramillo‐Correa, C. Lexer, M. E. Staton, R. Whetten, and C. Plomion.  2016.  Molecular Ecology. [Abstract]