Recent Publications

Selected Student Publications – 2017 (See faculty webpages for faculty publications) 

Brudvig, Lars A.; Barak, Rebecca S.; Bauer, Jonathan T.; et al. 2017. Interpreting variation to advance predictive restoration science. Journal of Applied Ecology 54(4): 1018-1027.

Barak, Rebecca S.; Williams, Evelyn W.; Hipp, Andrew L.; et al. 2017. Restored tallgrass prairies have reduced phylogenetic diversity compared with remnants. Journal of Applied Ecology 54(4): 1080-1090.

Gardner, E.M., P. Sarraf, and N.J.C. Zerega. Phylogeny and biogeography of Maclura (Moraceae) and the origin of an anachronistic fruit. 2017. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 

Williams, E.W., E.M. Gardner, R. Harris III, A. Chaveerach, J.T. Pereira, and N.J.C. Zerega. 2017. Out of Borneo: Biogeography, phylogeny, and divergence date estimates of Artocarpus (Moraceae). Annals of Botany 119(4):611-627.

Morgan, B.S.T. et al. 2017. Barcoded NS31/AML2 Primers for Sequencing of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Communities in Environmental Samples. Applications in Plant Sciences.  DOI: 10.3732/apps.1700017  

Craven et al. (including L. Umek). 2017. The unseen invaders: introduced earthworms as drivers of change in plant communities in North American forests (a meta-analysis). Global Change Biology. 23(3): 1065-1074DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13446

Grusz, A.L., E. M. Sigel, and C. Witherup. Homeologous chromosome pairing across the eukaryote phylogeny. 2017. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.


Barak, Rebecca S.; Hipp, Andrew L.; Cavender-Bares, Jeannine; et al. 2016. Taking the long view: integrating recorded, archeological, paleoecological, and evolutionary data into ecological restoration. International journal of plant sciences. Journal of Applied Ecology 177(1): 90-102.

Desai, N., Wilson, A.W., Powers, J.M., Mueller, G.M., and Egerton-Warburton, L.M. (2016). Mycorrhizal community structure in Quercus oleoides in a restored seasonally dry tropical forest. Environmental Research Letters 11: 125007. (Special Issue on Conservation of Dry Seasonal Tropical Forests).

Leacock, P.R., A.W. Wilson, R. Zhang, C. Ning, G. Mueller. 2016. Cantharellus chicagoensis sp. nov. is supported by molecular and morphological analysis as a new yellow chanterelle in midwestern United States. Mycologia 108(4): 765-772.

Johnson, M.G., E.M. Gardner, Y. Liu, R. Medina, B. Goffinet, A.J., N.J.C. Zerega, and N.J. Wickett. 2016. HybPiper: Extracting coding sequence and introns for phylogenetics from high-throughput sequencing reads using target enrichment. Applications in Plant Sciences4(7), apps.1600016.

Gardner, E.M., M.G. Johnson, D. Ragone, N.J. Wickett, & N.J.C. Zerega. 2016. Low-coverage, whole-genome sequencing of Artocarpus camansi (Moraceae) for phylogenetic marker development and gene discovery. Applications in Plant Sciences4(7), apps.1600017.

Barak, RS, AL Hipp, W Pearse, J Cavender-Bares, J Callaway, S Hotchkiss, DJ Larkin. 2016 Taking the long view: Integrating recorded, paleoecological, and evolutionary information into ecological restoration. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 177:90-102.

Barak, RS, “Recipe for an Aster: Prairie Restoration in Chicago,” Parks and Recreation Magazine, May 1, 2016.


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