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Student & Faculty Publications


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*Current or former PBC graduate student

2020 Publications

2019 Publications

Selected Publications: 2020 

Balazs, K. R., A. T. Kramer, S. M. Munson, N. Talkington*, S. Still, and B. J. Butterfield. 2020. The right trait
in the right place at the right time: Matching traits to environment improves restoration outcomes.
Ecological Applications. 30(4): e02110.

Bramon-Mora, B., E. Shin, P.J. CaraDonna, and D. Stouffer. 2020 (in press). Untangling the seasonal
dynamics of plant-polliantor communities. Nature Communications.

CaraDonna, P. J. and N.M. Waser. 2020. Temporal flexibility in structure of plant-pollinator interaction
networks. Oikos.

Cordes, L., D. Blumstein, K. Armitage, P.J. CaraDonna, D. Childs, B. Gerber, J. Martin, M. Oli, and
A. Ozgul.2020.  Contrasting effects of climate change on seasonal survival of a hibernating mammal.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 117: 18119–18126 

*Gardner, E.M., A. Chaveerach, R. Sudmoon, and N.J.C. Zerega. Two new species of Artocarpus (Moraceae) from Thailand and Vietnam. Phytotaxa Vo1. 453, No. 2;

Gijsman, F., K. Havens, and P. Vitt. 2020. Lifetime fecundity of a threatened Great Lakes endemic, Cirsium
pitcheri. Global Ecology and Conservation.

Griffith, M. P., T. Clase, P. Toribio, Y. E. Piñeyro, F. Jimenez, X. Gratacos, V. Sanchez, A. Meerow, A. Meyer,
A. T. Kramer, J. Fant, K. Havens, T. M. Magellan, M. Dosmann, and S. Hoban. 2020. Can a botanic
garden metacollection better conserve wild plant diversity? A case study comparing pooled collections to
an ideal sampling model. International Journal of Plant Sciences 181(5): 485-496. 

*Gruver, A.M., and P. J. CaraDonna. 2020 (in press). First records of Megachile apicalis (Hymenoptera:
Megachilidae) from Illinois found in heavily urbanized areas within the City of Chicago. The Great Lakes

Hoban, S, T. Callicrate, J. Clark, J., S. Deans*, M. Dosmann, J. Fant, O. Gailing, K. Havens, A.Hipp, P. Kadav, A.
Kramer, M. Lobell, T. Magellan, A. Meyer, M. Pooler, E.Spense, P. Thompson, R. Toppila, S. Walsh, M.
Westwood, J. Wood*, P. Griffith (2020) Taxonomic similarity does not predict necessary sample size for
ex situ conservation: a comparison among five genera Proceedings. Biological Sciences, 287(1926),

Sahu, S.k., M. Liu, Yssel, R. Kariba, S. Jiang, B. Song, S. Muthemba, P.S. Hendre, R. Jamnadass, S.M. Kao, N.J.C. Zerega, X. Xu, H. Yang, A. Van Deynze,Y. Van de Peer,X. Liu and H. Liu. 2020. Draft Genomes of two Artocarpusplants, Jackfruit (A. heterophyllus) and Breadfruit (A.altilis). Genes 11(1). pii: E27.

Schwarz, B., D.P. Vázquez, P.J. CaraDonna, T.M. Knight, G. Benadi, C. Dormann, B. Gauzens, E.
Motivans, J. Resasco, N. Blüthgen, L. Burkle, Q. Fang, C.N. Kaiser-Bunbury, R. Alarcón, N. Chacoff, S.
Huang, C. Olito, T. Petanidou, C. Rasmussen, M. Simanonok, and J. Fründ. 2020. Temporal scale-dependence of plant-pollinator networks. Oikos. 

St. Clair, A.B., Dunwiddie, P.W., Fant, J.B., Kaye, T.N., Kramer, A.T. 2020. Mixing source populations
increases genetic diversity of restored rare plant populations. Restoration Ecology. 28(3): 583-593.

Taddeo S, Dronova I. 2020. Landscape metrics of post-restoration vegetation dynamics in wetland
ecosystems. Landscape Ecology 35:275–292.

Vitt, P.L., K. Havens, C.J. Jolls, T. Knight. 2020. Spatial and temporal factors influence the roles of exotic
and native plant species in plant-pollinator networks. Ecosphere 11(2):e02981.

*Warneke, C.R., P. Vitt and K. Havens. 2020. Laboratory feeding preferences of three Larinus weevil
species on a threatened thistle and a co- occurring invasive knapweed: Implications for host
choice and conservation. The American Midland Naturalist 183: 164-179.

*Wood, J., J. D. Ballou, T. Callicrate, J. B. Fant, M. P. Griffith, A. T. Kramer, R. C. Lacy, A. Meyer, S.
Sullivan, K. Traylor-Holzer, S. K. Walsh, and K. Havens. 2020. Applying the zoo model to conservation of
threatened exceptional plant species. Conservation Biology. Online early. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13503

*Zeldin, J., T. Lichtenberger*, A. Foxx*, E. R. Williams, and A. T. Kramer. 2020. Intraspecific functional trait
structure of restoration-relevant species: implications for restoration seed sourcing. Journal of Applied
Ecology. 57(5): 864-874.

Selected Publications: 2019

Bandara, R.G., J. Finch, J. L. Walck, S.N. Hidayati, and K. Havens. 2019. Germination niche breadth and
potential response to climate change differ among three North American perennials. Folia
Geobotanica 54:5-17.

*Bruzzese, D. J., D. L. Wagner, T. Harrison, T. Jogesh, R. P. Overson, N. J. Wickett, R. A. Raguso, and K. A.
Skogen. 2019. Diversification in the microlepidopteran genus Mompha (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea:
Momphidae) is explained more by tissue specificity than host plant family. PLoS ONE. 14(6)

Cameron, E., M. Sundqvist, S. Keith, P.J. CaraDonna, E. Mousing, K. Nilsson, D. Metcalfe, and A.
Classen. 2019.  Uneven global distribution of food web studies under climate change. Ecosphere. 10(3):e02645.

Fant, J. B., Fluckes, M, James, E. , Noble, H., & *Wood, J. (2019). Characterization of microsatellite loci in
Brighamia insignis and transferability to other genera in the Hawai‘ian lobelioid group. 7(11), 1–6. 

*Finch, J., J. L. Walck, S. N. Hidayati, A. T. Kramer, V. Lason, and K. Havens. 2019. Germination niche
breadth varies inconsistently among three Asclepias congeners along a latitudinal gradient. Plant Biology
21(3). 425-438.

Forrest, J.R.K., R. Cross, and P.J. CaraDonna. 2019. Two-year bee, or not two-year bee? How voltinism is
affected by temperature and season-length in a high-elevation solitary bee. The American Naturalist.193:

*A.J Foxx, R.S. Barak, T.M. Lichtenberger*, L.K. Richardson*, A.J. Rodgers, E.W. Williams. 2019. Evaluating the prevalence and quality of conference codes of conduct. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (30): 14931-14936.

Griffith, M. P., Beckman, E., Callicrate, T., Clark, J., Clase, T., *Deans, S., ...Fant, J.B., *Wood, J. (2019). TOWARD THE METACOLLECTION: Safeguarding plant diversity and coordinating conservation collections. Botanic
Gardens Conservation International - US. San Marino, US.

Havens, K., C.L. Jolls, T.M. Knight and P. Vitt. 2019. We should know if a tool works (and how dangerous
it is) before we use it: Response to Hinz et al. BioScience,

Havens, K., C.L. Jolls, T.M. Knight and P. Vitt. 2019. Risks and Rewards: Assessing the Effectiveness and
Safety of Invasive Plant Biocontrol. BioScience 69:247-258.

Iler, A.M., A. Compagnoni, D.W. Inouye, J.L. Williams, P.J. CaraDonna, A. Anderson, T.E.X. Miller. 2019. 
Reproductive losses due to advanced flowering phenology under climate change do not threaten plant
population viability in a perennial herb. Journal of Ecology.107: 1931–1943.

Jolls, C.L., J.N Inkster, B.G. Scholtens, P. Vitt, K. Havens. 2019. Rare but important: An endemic plant and
the plant-insect visitor network of a dune ecosystem. Global Ecology and Conservation

Kildisheva, O. A., T. E. Erickson, A. T. Kramer, J. Zeldin*, and D. J. Merritt. 2019. Optimizing physiological
dormancy break of understudied cold desert perennials to improve seed-based restoration. Journal of Arid
Environments 170:104001.

Kim, E. S., Zaya, D. N., Fant, J. B., & Ashley, M. V. (2019). Reproductive trade-offs maintain bract color
polymorphism in Scarlet Indian paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea). PloS One, 11–14. 

Kramer, A.T., B. Crane, J. Downing, J. Hamrick, K. Havens, A. Highland, S. Jacobi, T.N. Kaye, E. Lonsdorf, J.
Ramp-Neale, A. Novy, P. Smouse, D. Tallamy, A. White, J. Zeldin*. 2019. Risks, rewards, and
realities when selecting native plants for different planting contexts. Restoration Ecology.  

Kramer, A. T., B. Crane, J. Downing, J. L. Hamrick, K. Havens, A. Highland, S. Jacobi, T. N. Kaye, E.
Lonsdorf, J. Ramp, A. Novy, P. E. Smouse, D. W. Tallamy, A. White*, and J. Zeldin*. 2019. Sourcing
native plants to support ecosystem function in different planting contexts. Restoration Ecology 27:470-476.

*Ksiazek-Mikenas, K., Fant, J. B., & Skogen, K. A. (2019). Pollinator-Mediated Gene Flow Connects Green
Roof Populations Across the Urban Matrix: A Paternity Analysis of the Self-Compatible Forb Penstemon
hirsutus. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7(August), 299. 

*Mikenas, K., J. Fant, and K. Skogen. 2019. Pollinator-mediated gene flow connects green roof populations
across the urban matrix: a paternity analysis of the self-compatible forb Penstemon hirsutus. Frontiers in
Ecology and Evolution. 7: 299. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00299 

Oldfield, S., P. Olwell, N. Shaw, and K. Havens. 2019. Seeds of Restoration Success: Wild Lands and Plant
Diversity in the U.S. Springer.

Skogen, K., R. Overson, E. Hilpman, and J. Fant. 2019. Hawkmoth pollination facilitates long distance
pollen dispersal and reduces isolation across a gradient of land-use change. Annals of the Missouri
Botanical Garden. 104(3): 495-511.

Skogen, K. A., Overson, R.P., Hilpman, E. T., & Fant, J. B. (2019). Hawkmoth pollination facilitates long-
distance pollen dispersal and reduces isolation across a gradient of land-use. Annals of the Missouri Botanical GardenMissouri Bptanic Garden, 104(Fall), 495–511. 

Taddeo S, Dronova I, Depsky N (2019) Spectral vegetation indices of wetland greenness: Responses to
vegetation structure, composition, and spatial distribution. Remote Sensing of Environment 234:111467.

Taddeo S, Dronova I, Harris K (2019) The potential of satellite greenness to predict plant diversity
among wetland types, ecoregions, and disturbance levels. Ecological Applications 29(7).

Taddeo S, Dronova I (2019) Geospatial tools for the large-scale monitoring of wetlands in the San
Francisco estuary: Opportunities and challenges. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 17(2)

*Witherup, C.E., M.I. Zuberi, S. Hossain, and N.J.C. Zerega. 2019. Genetic Diversity of Bangladeshi Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) over Time and Across Seedling Sources. Journal of Economic Botany

Zerega, N.J.C., *Gardner, E., Wan Zakaria, W. & Puad, A.S.A. 2019. Artocarpus annulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species2019:   

Zerega, N.J.C and E.M. Gardner.* 2019. Delimitation of the new tribe Parartocarpeae (Moraceae) is supported by a 333-gene phylogeny and resolves tribal level Moraceae taxonomy. Phytotaxa388 (4): 253–265.

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