Publications with Undergraduates

Refereed Publications with Undergraduate Students*

(last updated 8-Oct-2012)

(**REU-funded students, *other undergraduate students)

  1. Shea, K., Smyth, M., Sheppard, A., Morton, R. and *Chalimbaud, J.  (2000)  Effect of patch size and plant density of a Paterson’s curse (Echium plantagineum) on the oviposition of a specialist weevil, Mogulones larvatus.  Oecologia 124(4): 615-621.
  2. *Allen, M.R. and Shea, K. (2006) Spatial segregation of congeneric invaders in central Pennsylvania, USA.  Biological Invasions 8: 509-521.
  3. Jongejans, E., **Pedatella, N.M., Shea, K. Skarpaas, O and Auhl, R. (2007) Seed release by invasive thistles: the impact of plant and environmental factors. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 274: 2457-2464.
  4. **Marchetto, K.M., Jongejans, E., *Jennis, M.L., *Haner, E.M., *Sullivan, C.T., Kelly, D. and Shea, K. (2010) Shipment and storage effects on the terminal velocity of seeds. Ecological Research 25: 83–92.
  5. **Marchetto, K.M., **Williams, M.B., Jongejans, E., Auhl, R., and Shea, K. (2010) Applications of Particle Image Velocimetry for Seed Release and Dispersal Studies.  Ecology 91(8): 2485-2492.
  6. **Marchetto, K.M., Jongejans, E., Shea, K. and Isard, S.A. (2010) Plant Spatial Arrangement Affects Projected Invasion Speeds of Two Invasive Thistles.  Oikos 119: 1462–1468.
  7. Skarpaas, O., *Silverman, E.J., Jongejans, E., Shea, K. (2011) Are the best dispersers the best colonizers? Seed mass, dispersal and establishment in Carduus thistles. Evolutionary Ecology 25: 155-169.
  8. *Ruggiero, D. C. and Shea, K. (2011) Effects of interspecific competition on early life history of the invasive thistles Carduus nutans and C. acanthoides.  Northeastern Naturalist 18(2), 197–206.
  9. Zhang, R., **Heberling, J.M., *Haner, E. and Shea, K. (2011) Tolerance of Two Invasive Thistles to Repeated Disturbance.  Ecological Research 26(3): 575-581.
  10. Russo, L., *Stehouwer, R., **Heberling, J.M., Shea, K.  (2011) The Composite Insect Trap: an innovative combination trap for biologically diverse sampling. PLoS ONE  6(6): e21079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0021079.
  11. Zhang, R., *Leshak, A. and Shea, K. (2012) Decreased structural defense of an invasive thistle under warming. Plant Biology 14(1): 249-252.
  12. Miller, A.D., **Reilly, D.T, **Bauman, S., and Shea, K. (2012) Interactions between Frequency and Size of Disturbance Affect Competitive Outcomes.  Ecological Research 27: 783–791.  DOI: 10.1007/s11284-012-0954-4
  13. **Garrison, A., Miller, A.D., Roxburgh, S. and Shea, K. (2012) More bang for the land manager’s buck: Disturbance autocorrelation can be used to achieve management objectives at no additional cost.  Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 1020–1027. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02187.x
  14. **LaBar, T., Campbell, C., Yang, S., Albert, R. and Shea, K. (accepted) Global versus local extinction in a network model of plant-pollinator communities.  Theoretical Ecology
  15. **Garrison, A., Miller, A.D., Ryan, M.R. Roxburgh, S. and Shea, K. (accepted) Stacked crop rotations exploit weed-weed competition for sustainable weed management. Weed Science

Publications from undergrads in the lab without Shea authorship

  1. *Costa, C.M. and Yang, S. (2009) Counting pollen grains using a readily available, free image processing and analysis software. Annals of Botany 104: 1005-1010; doi:10.1093/aob/mcp186.