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Ecology and Systematics

Rose, F. L. and F. W. Judd. 2014. The Texas Tortoise: A Natural History. University of Oklahoma Press. Volume 13 of the Animal Natural History Series. 188 pages, 34 B&W illustrations, 34 color illustrations, 11 tables, and 3 maps.

Lonard, R.I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2014. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Distichlis littoralis (Engelm.) H.L. Bell & Columbus. Journal of Coastal Research 30(1):199-204.

Lonard, R,I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2013. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Sporobolus virginicus (C. Linnaeus) K. Kunth. Journal of Coastal Research 29 (3):706-716.

Lonard, R.I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter.. 2013. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Distichlis spicata (C. Linnaeus) E. Greene. Journal of Coastal Research 29 (1):105-117.

Dirrigl, F.J. Jr. and R.H. Mohlenbrock. 2012. Land Snails in Ephemeral Pools at Ottine Swamp, Gonzales County, Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist 57(3):359-361.

Dirrigl, F.J. Jr. 2012. Effectiveness of Pan Trapping as a Rapid Bioinventory Method of Freshwater Shoreline Insects of Subtropical Texas. Southwestern Entomologist 37(2):133-139.

Dirrigl, F.J. Jr. 2012. Get the Feel for it: Necessary Undergraduate Biology Training. Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography 2:e102.

Lonard, R.I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2012. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Salicornia bigelovii. J. Torrey. Journal of Coastal Research 28(3):719-725.

Hong-Wa, C. and T. P. Feria, A. 2012. Climate-induced range contraction in the Malagasy endemic plant genera Mediusella and Xerochlamys (Sarcolaenaceae). Plant Ecology and Evolution 145:1-12

Trejo, L., Feria, A., T. P., Olsen, K. M., Eguiarte, E., Arroyo, B.A., Gruhn, J. A., and M. E. Olson. 2012. Poinsettia's wild ancestor in the Mexican dry tropics: historical, genetic, and environmental evidence. American Journal of Botany 99:1146-1157

 Faulkes, Z., Feria, A., T. P., and J. Muñoz. 2012. Do Marmorkrebs, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis, threaten freshwater Japanese ecosystems? Aquatic Biosystems 8: 13

Aguilar-Morales, G., Martínez-Peralta, C., Feria, A., T. P., Golubov J., and M. C. Mandujano. 2012. Distribución geográfica del género Ariocarpus Scheidweiler (Cactaceae). Cactaceas y suculentas Mexicanas 56:49-63 

McDonald, J. Andrew & B. Stross. 2011. Water Lily and Cosmic Serpent: equivalent channels of the Maya spirit realm. Journal of Ethnobiology 32: 73-106.

Austin, D. F., J. A. McDonald & G. Murguía-Sanchez. 2011. Convolvulaceae, in: Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-109.

Feria, A., T. P. and Z. Faulkes. 2011. Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential, in Madagascar, Europe, and North America. Aquatic Invasions 6: 55-67

McDonald, J. Andrew & J. Martínez. 2011. Alpine flora of Cerro Mohinora, Chihuahua, Mexico. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5(2):701-705.

Lonard, R. I., F. W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2011. Biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Heterotheca subaxillaris (J. de Lamarck) N. Britton & H. Rusby. Journal of Coastal Research 27(6): 1052 - 1058.

Lonard, R.I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2011. Biological Flora of Coastal Dunes and Wetlands:Uniola paniculata L. Journal of Coastal Research 27(5):984-993.

McDonald, J. A, J. McDill, D. Hansen & B. Simpson. 2011. Phylogenetic assessment of breeding systems and floral morphology of North American Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5(1): 159-177.

Lonard, R. I., F. W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2011. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Batis maritima C. Linnaeus. Journal of Coastal Research 27 (3):441-449.

Theilade, I., L. Schmidt, P. Chhang, & J. A. McDonald. 2011. Evergreen swamp forest in Cambodia: floristic composition, ecological characteristics, and conservation status. Nordic Journal of Botany 29: 71-80.

Francis L. Rose, Frank W. Judd, and Michael F. Small. 2011. Survivorship in Two Coastal Populations of Gopherus berlandieri. Journal of Herpetology 45 (1):75-78.

Dirrigl, F.J. Jr. 2011. Open Channelization of a Roadway Culvert System: Assessing Wildlife Benefits in Connecticut. Stormwater (The Journal for Surface Water Quality Professionals) 12(3):42-50.

Lonard, R. I. and F. W. Judd. 2011. The biological flora of dunes and wetlands: Panicum amarum S. Elliott and Panicum amarum S. Elliott var. amarulum (A. S. Hitchcock and M. A. Chase) P. Palmer. Journal of Coastal Research 27(2): 233-242.

Yeager, V., K. R. Summy, F. W. Judd, R. I. Lonard, R. A. Mazariegos, J. H. Everitt, M. R. Heep, and T. Whelan III. 2010. Factors affecting the spatial distribution of black mangrove on the dredged-material or “spoil” islands in the Lower Laguna Madre of Texas. Subtropical Plant Science 62: 44-55.

Lonard, R.I., F.W. Judd, and R. Stalter. 2010. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Spartina patens (W. Aiton) G.H. Muhlenberg. Journal of Coastal Research, 26(5), 935-946.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, F. W. Judd, and K. R. Summy. 2010. Use of archive aerial photography for monitoring black mangrove populations. Journal of Coastal Research 26 (4): 649-653.

Rosell, J. A., M. E. Olson, A. Weeks, A. de-Nova, R. Medina, J. Pérez-Camacho, T. P. Feria, R. Gómez-Bermejo, J. C. Montero, and L. E. Eguiarte. 2010. Diversification in species complexes: tests of species origin and delimitation in the Bursera simaruba clade of tropical trees (Burseraceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57:798-811

 Feria, A., T. P., Solano, E. and García-Mendoza, A. 2010. Reassessment of the extinction risk of five species of the genus Polianthes L. (Agavaceae). Acta Botanica Mexicana 29:11-28

Lonard, R. I., and F. W. Judd. 2010. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Schizachyrium littorale (G. Nash) E. Bicknell. Journal of Coastal Research 26 (4): 654-662.

Kowalski, J.L., H.R. DeYoe and T.C. Allison. 2009. Seasonal Production and Biomass of the Seagrass, Halodule wrightii Aschers. (Shoal Grass), in a Subtropical Texas Lagoon. Estuaries and Coasts 32(3): 467-483.

Vitek, CJ, Livdahl, T. 2009. Hatch plasticity in response to varied inundation frequency in Aedes albopictus (Skuse). Journal of Medical Entomology. Volume 46, Issue 4, pages 766-771.

Katchikian, CE, Dennehy, JJ. Vitek, CJ. & Livdahl, TP. 2009. Climate and geographic trends in hatch delay of the treehole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus Say (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology. Volume 34, Issue 1, pages 119-128.

Vitek, CJ, Richards, SL, Robinson, HL, Smartt, CT. 2009. A model to assess the accuracy of detecting arboviruses in mosquito pools. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. Volume 25, Issue 3, pages 374-378.

Brush, T. 2009.  Ringed Kingfisher (Megaceryle torquata), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; Retrieved from the Birds of North America Online.  doi:10.2173/

Brush, T. 2009. Great Curassow and Crested Guan near Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Bulletin of the Cracid Specialist Group 27: 10-19.

Brush, T. 2009. Range expansions and new breeding records of birds in Tamaulipas, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 54:91-96.

Judd, F. W.and R. I. Lonard. 2009. Vegetation of South Padre Island, Texas: Freshwater and Brackish Wetlands. Texas J. Sci. 61(2):83:93.

Kowalski, J.L., H.R. DeYoe and T.R. Allison. 2009. Seasonal Production and Biomass of the Seagrass, Halodule wrightii Aschers. (Shoal Grass), in a Subtropical Texas Lagoon. Estuaries and Coasts 32(3): 467-483.

Ortega, J. and F. Zaidan III.  2009.  Observations of flotsam entrapment in the diamondback water snake (Nerodia r. rhombifer).  Herpetol. Conserv. Biol., 4(2):270-276.

Kowalski, J.L., H.R. DeYoe and T.R. Allison. 2009. Seasonal Production and Biomass of the Seagrass, Halodule wrightii Aschers. (Shoal Grass), in a Subtropical Texas Lagoon. Estuaries and Coasts 32(3): 467-483.

Lonard, R.I. and F.W. Judd. 2009. The biological flora of coastal dunes and wetlands: Croton punctatus N. von Jacquin. Journal of Coastal Research 25(1):23-29.

Judd, F. W., and R. I. Lonard. 2009. Vegetation of South Padre Island, Texas: freshwater and brackish wetlands. Texas Journal of Science 61(2): 83-96.

Feria, A., T. P., Olson, M. E., García-Mendoza, A. and Solano, E. 2009. Evaluating extinction risk via ecological niche modeling and GIS: comparing the Mexican national and IUCN criteria. Conservation Biology 23:1156-1166

Hinojosa-Díaz, I., Feria, A., T. P. and Engel, M. S. 2009. Potential distribution of orchid bees outside their native range: The cases of Eulaema polychroma (Mocsáry) and Euglossa viridissima Friese in the United States (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Diversity and Distribution 15: 42–428

Lillywhite, H.B., C.M. Sheehy III, and F. Zaidan III.  2008.  Scavenging by a pitviper at the intertidal:  Evolutionary scenario for invasion of the sea.  BioScience 58(10):947-955.

Brush, T. 2008. Additions to the breeding avifauna of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Studies in Avian Biology 37:11-19.

Chisenhall, DM, Vitek, CJ, Richards, SL, and Mores, CN. 2008. Superpooling as a means to increase efficiency when testing for West Nile virus in field-collected mosquito pools. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, Volume 24, Issue 2, pages 311-314.

Vitek, CJ, Richards, SL, Mores, CN, Day, JF, Lord, CC. 2008. Arbovirus transmission by Culex nigripalpus Theobald in Florida, 2005. Journal of Medical Entomology. Volume 45, Issue 3, pages 483-493.

Ruth, J. M., T. Brush, and D. J. Krueper. 2008. Birds of the US-Mexico borderlands: distribution, ecology, and conservation (preface). Studies in Avian Biology 37: 1-9.

Brush, T. 2008. Use of natural and artificial savannas by breeding birds of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 41:13-18.

Leticia Torres-Colín, L., R. Torres, M. P. Ramírez de Anda & J. A. McDonald, 2008. Ipomoea tehuantepecensis (Convolvulaceae): A New Species from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 2 (2):793-797.

McDonald, J. A., 2008. Merremia cielensis (Convolvulaceae: Merremieae): a New Species and Narrow Endemic from Tropical Northeast Mexico. Systematic Botany 33 (3): 552-556

Judd, F. W., K. R. Summy, R. I. Lonard, and R. Mazariegos. 2008. Dune and Vegetation Stability at South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America. Journal of Coastal Research 24: 992-998.

Judd, F. W., and R. I. Lonard. 2008. Geographic distribution. Kinosternon flavescens. Herpetological Review 39(3):365.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, S. Sriharan, and F. W. Judd. 2008. Using high resolution satellite imagery to map black mangrove on the Texas Gulf Coast. Journal of Coastal Research 24 (6):1582-1586.

Werner, S. M., S. J. Hejl, and T. Brush. 2007. Breeding ecology of the Altamira Oriole in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Condor 109:907-919.

Kowalski, J.L., D.L. Hockaday, G. H. Boza and H.R. DeYoe. 2007. Re-discovery of the tropical green macroalga, Penicillus capitatus Lamarck (Chlorophyta: Bryopsidales), in Lower Laguna Madre, Texas. Texas Journal of Science. v. 59(4): 305-10.

Monk, S. G., and T. Brush. 2007. Response of brood-parasitic Bronzed Cowbird to playback of the song of Audubon’s Oriole. Southwestern Naturalist 52: 438-441.
Judd, F. W., R. I. Lonard, K. R. Summy
, and R. A. Mazariegos. 2007. Seasonal variation in dune vegetation at South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 59:113-126.

Lonard, R.I. 2007. Vulpia C.C. Gmelin. pp. 448-454. In: Flora of North America - North of Mexico. Vol. 24, Magnoliophyta: Commelinaceae (in part): Poaceae, part 1. eds. Barkworth, M.E., K.M. Capels, S. Long, L.K. Anderton, and M.B. Piep. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. 911 pp.
Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, K. R. Summy, F. W. Judd, and M. R. Davis. 2007. Evaluation of color-infrared photography and digital imagery to map black mangrove on the Texas gulf coast. Journal of Coastal Research 23:230-235.

E. C. Solano and Feria, A., T. P. 2007. Ecological niche modeling and geographic distribution of the genus Polianthes L. (Agavaceae): implications for its conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 16:1885-1900

Sternberg, M. A. and F. W. Judd. 2006. Rodent communities of native woodland, replanted, and secondary succession sites in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 58:98-118.

Vitek, CJ, Livdahl, T. 2006. Field and laboratory comparison of hatch rates in Aedes albopictus (Skuse). Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 609-614

Lonard, R. I. and F. W. Judd. 2006. Notes on invasive plants in the Rio Grande Delta of Cameron County, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 58:271-277.

Lonard, R. I., F. W. Judd, J. H. Everitt, and M. R. Davis. 2006. Remote sensing of resaca wetlands in South Texas. Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment, Weslaco, Texas. October 4-6, 2005. American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 6 pp.

Summy, K. R., F. W. Judd, R. I. Lonard, R. A. Masariegos, J. H. Everitt, and M. R. Davis. 2006. Effectiveness of aerial color infrared photography for mapping vegetative cover within dune areas of South Padre Island, Texas. Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment, Weslaco, Texas. October 4-6, 2005. American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 12 pp.

Mazariegos, R. A., K. R. Summy, F. W. Judd, R. I. Lonard, and M. R. Heep.2006. Evaluation of CIR photography in the development of vegetation maps for spoil islands of the Lower Laguna Madre, Texas. Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videogrphy, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment, Weslaco, Texas. October 4-6, 2005. American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 7 pp.

Staples, G. E., D. F. Austin & J. A. McDonald. 2006. Proposal to reject the name Ipomoea glaucifolia (Convolvulaceae). Taxon 55: 535-536.

Rupert, Corinna, and T. Brush. 2006. Breeding densities of birds along a riparian corridor in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas. Bulletin of the Texas Ornithological Society 39:48-58.

Brush, T. 2005. Breeding birdlife of a tropical frontier, the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX. 245 pp.

Garrett, G. P., C. Hubbs, and R. J. Edwards. 2005. Threatened fishes of the world: Cyprinodon eximius Girard 1859. Environmental Biology of Fishes 72:98.

Edwards, R. J. 2005. Feasibility of Reintroducing Rio Grande Silvery Minnows (Hybognathus amarus) to the Rio Grande, Big Bend Region, Texas. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Austin, TX, 100 pp.

Dahm, C. N., R. J. Edwards and F. P. Gelwick. 2005. Gulf Coast Rivers of the Southwestern United States. Pp. 181-228, in: Rivers of North America, (A. Benke and C. Cushing, eds.). Elsevier Academic Press, Amsterdam; Boston, 1168 pp.

Judd, F. W., and K. J. Irwin. 2005. Part II. Species Accounts. Anura, Microhylidae, Hypopachus variolosus. Pp. 506-508, in "Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species". M. J. Lannoo (ed.), University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 1,094 pp.

Irwin, K. J., and F. W. Judd. 2005. Part II. Species Accounts. Caudata. Salamandridae, Notophthalmus meridionalis, pp. 884-887 in "Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species". M. J. Lannoo (ed.), University of California Press, Berkeley, California. 1,094 pp.

Microbiology

Minhut, D., K. Lozano, L.A. Materon, W. Zhao, and C. Crisan. 2013. Surface functionalization of nylon-6 nanofibers by thermal evaporated silver thin films and antibacterial performance. Soc. Vacuum Coaters, ISSN 0737-5921.

Popescu, B.M., N. Ali, G. Basturea, G.I. Comsa, L.A. Materon, M. Chipara. 2013. 1-Dimensional nanoparticles - A brief review on biological, medical, and toxicological aspects. Applied Surface Science 273:2-6.

Martinez, M.A., K. Das, S. Saikolappan, L. A. Materon and S. Dhandayuthapani. 2013. A serine/threonine phosphatase encoded by MG_207 of Mycoplasma genitalium is critical for its virulence. BioMed Central Microbiology 13:44.

Altuntas E.V., D. Kocan, S. Cosansu, K. Ayhan, V.K. Juneja and L.A. Materon. 2012. Antibiotic and bacteriocin sensitivity of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from different foods. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3:363-368.

Cooper K.G., R. Zarnowski and J.P. Woods. 2009. Histoplasma capsulatum encodes a dipeptidyl peptidase active against the mammalian immunoregulatory peptide, substance P. PLoS ONE 4:e5281.

Materon, L.A. and T. Eubanks. 2008. Isolation and characterization of nitrogen-fixing bacteria nodulating Phaseolus vulgaris in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Texas J. Scie. 60:97-112.

Davelos Baines A.L, Xiao K and Kinkel L.L. 2007. Lack of correspondence between genetic and phenotypic groups among soilborne streptomycetes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59:564-575.

Materon, L.A., M. Martinez-Garcia, and V. McDonald. 2007. Identification of sources of microbial pathogens on cantaloupe rinds from pre-harvest to post-harvest operations. orld J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 23:1281-1287.

Cosansu, S., H. Kuleasan, K. Ayhan, and L.A. Materon. 2007. Antimicrobial activity and protein profiles of Pedioicoccus spp. isolated from Turkish sucuk. J. Food Proc. & Preservation 31:190-200.

Martinez, E., Little, C.R., and Davelos Baines, A.L. 2007. Variation in antibiotic inhibitory abilities among streptomycetes from south Texas agricultural soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 39: 268-275.

Chintapalli, R., Wilson, J.P., and Little, C.R. 2006. Using fungal isolation rates from pearl millet caryopses to assess grain mold and weathering resistance. International Sorghum and Millets Newsletter 47: 146-148.

Little, C.R. 2006. Occurrence of Leveillula taurica cleistothecia on honey mesquite in southern Texas. Plant Disease 90: 1358.

Zibilske, L.M., and L.A. Materon. 2005. Biochemical properties of decomposing cotton and corn stem and root residues. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69:378-386.

Koretsky, C. M., P. Van Cappellen, T. J. DiChristina, J. E. Kostka, K. L. Lowe, C. M. Moore, A. N. Roychoudhury, and E. Viollier. 2005. Salt marsh pore water geochemistry does not correlate with microbial community structure. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 62: 233-251.

Organismal and Cellular Physiology

Koehler AV, Brown B, Poulin R, Thieltges DW, Fredensborg BL. Disentangling phylogenetic constraints from selective forces in the evolution of trematode transmission stages. Evolutionary Ecology (in press).

Carreon, N., Faulkes, Z., Fredensborg, B.L. 2011. Polypocephalus sp. infects the nervous system and increases activity of commercially harvested white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus). Journal of Parasitology 97, 755-759.

Hechinger, R.F., Lafferty, K.D., McLaughlin, J.P., Fredensborg, B.L., Huspeni, T.C., Lorda, J., Sandhu, P.K., Shaw, J.C., Torchin, M.E., Whitney, K.L., Kuris, A.M. 2011. Food webs including infectious agents, biomass, body sizes, and life-stages, for three estuaries in California and Baja California. Ecology 92, 791.

Faulkes Z. 2011. Can brain imaging replace interrogation and torture? Global Virtue Ethics Review 6(2): 55-78. http://www.spaef.com/article.php?id=1266

Jimenez SA, Faulkes Z. 2011. Can the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish Marmorkrebs compete with other crayfish species in fights? Journal of Ethology 29(1): 115-120. DOI: 10.1007/s10164-010-0232-2

Nasir U, Faulkes Z. 2011. Color polymorphism of sand crabs, Lepidopa benedicti (Decapoda, Albuneidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 31(2): 240-245. DOI: 10.1651/10-3356.1

Faulkes Z. 2010. The spread of the parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs (Procambarus sp.), in the North American pet trade. Aquatic Invasions 5(4): 447-450. DOI: 10.3391/ai.2010.5.4.16

Faulkes Z. 2010. I want to be Carl Sagan, but can’t. In: Scicurious (ed.), Zivkovic B (series ed.), The Open Laboratory: The Best in Science Writing On Blogs 2009, pp. 45-46. Coturnix: Chapel Hill.

Jimenez SA, Faulkes Z. 2010. Establishment and care of a laboratory colony of parthenogenetic marbled crayfish, Marmorkrebs. Invertebrate Rearing 1(1): 10-18. http://inverts.info/content/establishment-and-care-laboratory-colony-parthenogenetic-marbled-crayfish-marmorkrebs

Puri S, Faulkes Z. 2010. Do decapod crustaceans have nociceptors for extreme pH? PLoS ONE 5(4): e10244. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010244

Faulkes Z. 2009. How Marmorkrebs can make the world a better place. In: Rohn J (ed.), Grant RP (deputy ed.), Zivkovic B (series ed.), The Open Laboratory: The Best In Science Writing On Blogs 2008, pp. 86-87. Coturnix: Chapel Hill.

Faulkes Z. 2008. Turning loss into opportunity: The key deletion of an escape circuit in decapod crustaceans. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 72(4): 251-261. DOI: 10.1159/000171488

Flores AR, Faulkes Z. 2008. Texture preferences of ascidian tadpole larvae during settlement. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 41(3): 155-159. DOI: 10.1080/10236240802360914

Faulkes Z, Davelos Baines A. 2007. Evolutionary string theory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30(4): 369-370. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X07002270

Faulkes Z. 2011. The decade the clones came. In: Goldman J (ed.), Zivkovic B (series ed.), The Open Laboratory: The Best of Science Writing on the Web 2010, pp. 151-156. Coturnix: Chapel Hill.

Feria TP, Faulkes Z. 2011. Forecasting the distribution of Marmorkrebs, a parthenogenetic crayfish with high invasive potential, in Madagascar, Europe, and North America. Aquatic Invasions 6(1): 55-67.

Musgrave, M.E., A. Kuang, J. Allen, J.J.W.A. van Loon (2009). Hypergravity prevents seed production in Arabidopsis by disrupting pollen tube growth. Planta, DOI 10.1007/s00425-009-0992-5.

Musgrave, M.E., A. Kuang, J. Allen, J. Blasiak, J.J.W.A. van Loon (2009). Seed development in Brassica rapa in hypergravity. Seed Science Research, 00:1-11.

Allen, Joan, Patricia A. Bisbee, Rebecca L. Darnell, Anxiu Kuang, Langfang H. Levine, Mary E. Musgrave, Jack van Loon (2009). Gravity control of growth in Brassica rapa L. and Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae): consequences for secondary metabolism. American Journal of Botany, 96(3): 652-660.

Thieltges DW, Fredensborg BL, Studer A, Poulin R. (2009) Large-scale patterns in trematode richness and infection levels in marine crustacean hosts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 389:139-147.

Thieltges DW, de Montaudoin X, Fredensborg B, Koprivnikar J, Poulin R (2008) Production of marine trematode cercariae: a potentially overlooked path of energy flow in benthic systems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 372:147-155

Musgrave, Mary, Joan Allen, John Blasiak, Linsey Tominen, Anxiu Kuang (2008). In vitro seed maturation in Brassica rapa L: Relationship of silique atmosphere to storage reserve deposition. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 62 (2008) 247-253.

Kuris, A.M., Hechinger, R.F., Shaw, J.C., Whitney, K., Aguirre, L.M., Boch, C., Dobson, A.P., Dunham, E.J., Fredensborg, B.L., Huspeni, T.C., Lorda, J., Mababa, L., Mancini, F., Mora, A., Pickering, M., Talhouk, N., Torchin, M.E., Lafferty, K.D.(2008) Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries. Nature 454, 515-518.

Martorelli, S.R., Fredensborg, B.L., Leung, T.L.F., Poulin, R. 2008. Four trematode cercariae from the New Zealand intertidal snail Zeacumantus subcarinatus (Batillariidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 35, 73-84.

Kuang, A., J. Blasiak, S. Chen, G. Bingham, M. Musgrave (2006). Modification of reserve deposition in wheat and Brassica seeds by synthetic atmosphere and microgravity. Gravitational and Space Biology Bulletin, 19 (2): 161-162.

Blasiak, J., A Kuang, and ME Musgrave (2006). Roles of Intra-fruit oxygen and carbon dioxide in controlling pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) seed development and storage reserve deposition. J. of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences, 131(1): 164-173.

Espinoza SY, Breen L, Varghese N, Faulkes Z. 2006. Loss of escape-related giant neurons in a spiny lobster, Panulirus argus. The Biological Bulletin 211(3): 223-231.

Faulkes Z.
2006. The locomotor toolbox of the spanner crab, Ranina ranina (Brachyura, Raninidae). Crustaceana 79(2): 143-155.

Faulkes Z. 2006. Digging mechanisms and substrate preferences of shovel nosed lobsters, Ibacus peronii (Decapoda: Scyllaridae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 26(1): 69-72.

Musgrave, ME, A Kuang, J. Blasiak, L. Tuominen, L. Levine, and R. Morrow (2005). Nutritional and flavor components of Brassica rapa L. grown on ISS. J. of Gravitational Physiology, 12 (1):185-186.

Musgrave, ME, A Kuang, L Tuominen, L Levine, and R Morrow (2005). Seed storage reserves and glucosinolates in Brassica rapa L. grown on the international space station. J. of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences, 130: 848-856.

Kuang, A., A. Popova, G. Mclure, and M. E. Musgrave (2005). Dynamics of storage reserve deposition During Brassica rapa L. seed development in microgravity. Int. J. of Plant Science 166(1):85-96.

Lambert G, Faulkes Z, Lambert C.C, Scofield V.L. 2005. Ascidians of South Padre Island, Texas, with a key to species. Texas Journal of Science 57(3): 251-262.

Faulkes Z. 2005. Mechanisms of behavioral switching. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191(3): 197-199.

Physiological Ecology

Zaidan III, F. and Wiebusch, P.L.  2007.  Effects of temperature and light on background color matching in Mediterranean geckos (Hemidactylus turcicus).  Texas Journal of Science 59(2):127-136.

Gomez, N.A., M. Acosta, F. Zaidan III, and H.B. Lillywhite.  2006.  Wiping behavior, skin resistance, and the metabolic response to dehydration in the arboreal frog Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis.  Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 79(6):1058-1068.

DeYoe, H.R., E. Buskey, F. Jochem. 2007. Physiological Responses of Aureoumbra lagunensis and Synechococcus sp. to Nitrogen Addition in a Mesocosm Experiment. Harmful Algae. v.6(1): 48-55.

DeYoe, H.R., D. Hinojosa-Kettelkamp, J. Carter, A. Vasquez and K.R. Summy. 2005. Quantifying spatial distribution of wind tidal flat cyanobacterial mats using color and color infrared photography. Proceedings of 20th Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment.

Remote Sensing

Goolsby, J. A., Alan A. Kirk, Patrick J. Moran, Alex E. Racelis, John J. Adamczyk, Elena Cortés, M. Ángeles, Marcos García, Maricela Martinez Jimenez, Kenneth R. Summy, Matthew A. Ciomperlik, and Don P.A.Sands. 2011. Establishment of the Armored Scale, Rhizaspidiotus donacis1, a Biological Control Agent of Arundo donax. Southwestern Entomologist 36:373-374.

Yousef, S., K. R. Summy, and C. R. Little. 2011. Detection of salt toxicity and nitrogen deficiency in Cucumus sativus L. using spectroradiometry and CIR imagery. J. Plant Nutrition 34:1-9.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, K. R. Summy, C. S. Owens, L. M. Gromski, and J. Smart. 2011. Using in situ hyperspectral reflectance data to distinguish nine aquatic plant species. Geocarto International 26:459-473.

Gandy, Y. P., A. Mamachen, A. Mamachen, J. Lieman, M. Persans, J. Parsons, E. Ibrahim,K. R. Summy, J. H. Everitt, and C. R. Little. 2011. Techniques to facilitate the acquisition of accurate spectral measurements and multispectral imagery of plant foliage under artificial lighting conditions. Subtropical Plant Science 63:45-53.

Summy, K. R., J. Lieman , Y. P. Gandy, A. Mamachen, A. Mamachen, J. Goolsby, and P. J. Moran. 2011. Effects of leaf excision and sample storage methods on spectral reflectance by foliage of giant reed, Arundo donax. Subtropical Plant Science 63:54-64.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, K. R. Summy, L. M. Gromski, and C. S. Owens. 2011. Evaluation of hyperspectral reflectance data for discriminating six aquatic weeds. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 49:94-100.

Summy, K. R., C.R. Little, J. H. Everitt, R. A. Mazariegos, J. V. French, M. Setamou, and J. Mata. 2010. Detection of incipient pest infestations on glasshouse crops using multispectral imagery and a common vegetation index. Subtropical Plant Science 62:56-62.

Yeager, V., K. R. Summy, F. W. Judd, R. I. Lonard, R. A. Mazariegos, J. H. Everitt, M. R. Heep, and T. Whelan III. 2010. Factors affecting the spatial distribution of black mangrove on the dredged-material or “spoil” islands in the Lower Laguna Madre of Texas. Subtropical Plant Science 62:44-55.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, F. W. Judd, and K. R. Summy. 2010. Use of archived aerial photography for monitoring black mangrove populations. J. Coastal Research 26:649-653.

Perez, J. L., J. V. French, K. R. Summy, A. Davelos Baines, and C. R. Little. 2009. Fungal phyllosphere communities are altered by indirect interactions among trophic levels. Microbial Ecol. 57:766-774.

Little, C.R. and K.R. Summy.  2008. Using color infrared imagery to detect sooty mold and fungal pathogens in glasshouse-propagated plants. Hort. Sci. 43:1485-1491.

Judd, F. W., K. R. Summy, R. I. Lonard, and R. Mazariegos. 2008. Dune and vegetation stability at South Padre Island, Texas. J. Coastal Research 24:992-998.

Judd, F. W., R. I. Lonard, K. R. Summy and R. A. Mazariegos. 2007. Seasonal Variation in Dune Migration at South Padre Island, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 59:113-226.

Everitt, J. H., C. Yang., K. R. Summy, F. W. Judd, and M. R. Davis. 2007. Evaluation of color infrared photography and digital imagery to map black mangrove on the Texas Gulf Coast. J. Coastal Research 23:230-235.

Yousef, S., K.R. Summy, C.R. Little, A. Kuang and H. DeYoe. 2005. Detection of stressors in glasshouse crops using color infrared imagery: III. Effects of salt toxicity and nitrogen deficiency. Proceedings of 20th Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment, Weslaco, TX.

 

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