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Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.


   

Recent Publications

Genetic analyses reveal cryptic diversity in the native North American fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis) Chialvo, P., D. Gotzek, D. D. Shoemaker, and K. Ross.  2017.  Systematic Entomology.

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

Revisionary studies of the Nearctic Dixidae (Diptera): the Dixa inextricata and D. modesta species complexes Moulton, J. K.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30.

The true identity of Dixa modesta Johannsen (Diptera: Dixidae) resolved: synonymy of Dixa similis Johannsen, designation of the Dixa ubiquita species group, and description of three new eastern Nearctic species.  Moulton, J. K.  2016.  Zootaxa.

Evolution and Phylogeny of the Parasitoid Subfamily Phasiinae (Diptera: Tachinidae) Blaschke, J. D.  2015.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Developing expressed sequence tag libraries and the discovery of simple sequence repeat markers for two species of raspberry (Rubus L.) Buskakra, J., K. Lewers, M. E. Staton, T. Zhebentyayeva, and C. Saski.  2015.  BMC Plant Biology.

Microbial community profiles of the jejunum from steers differing in feed efficiency Myer, P., J. E. Wells, T. P. L. Smith, L. A. Kuehn, and H. C. Freetly.  2015.  Journal of Animal Science, 94:327-338.

Cecum Microbial Communities from Steers Differing in Feed Efficiency Myer, P., J. E. Wells, T. P. L. Smith, L. A. Kuehn, and H. C. Freetly.  2015.  Journal of Animal Science, 93:5327-5340.

Microbial community profiles of the colon from steers differing in feed efficiency Myer, P., J. E. Wells, T. P. L. Smith, L. A. Kuehn, and H. C. Freetly.  2015.  SpringerPlus, 4:454.

Explosive radiation or uninformative genes? Origin and early diversification of tachinid flies (Diptera: Tachinidae) Winkler, I. S., J. D. Blaschke, D. J. Davis, J. O. Stireman, J. E. OHara, P. Cerretti, and J. K. Moulton.  2015.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 88: 3854.

COI haplotype groups in Mesocriconema (Nematoda: Criconematidae) and their morphospecies associations Powers, T. O., E. C. Bernard, T. Harris, R. Higgins, M. Olsen, M. Lodema, P. Mullin, L. Sutton, and K. S. Powers.  2014.  Zootaxa, Vol. 3827(2): 101-146.

A Molecular and Morphological Investigation of the Springtail Genus Orchesella (Collembola: Entomobryomorpha: Entomobryidae).  Smith, C.L.  2014.  M.S. Thesis.