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Habitat Fragmentation Facility

Selected Publications

Billings, S.A. and E.A. Gaydess. 2008. Soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics in a fragmented landscape experiencing forest succession.  Landscape Ecology 23:581-593.

Cook, W.M., R.M. Anderson, and E.W. Schweiger. 2004. Is the matrix really inhospitable? Vole runway distribution in an experimentally fragmented landscape. Oikos 104:5-14.

Cook, W.M. and R.D. Holt. 2006. Influence of multiple factors on insect colonization of heterogeneous landscapes: a review and case study with periodical cicadas (Homoptera: Cicadidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(5):809-820.

Cook, W. M., R.D. Holt, and J. Yao. 2001. Spatial variation in oviposition damage by periodical cicadas in an experimentally fragmented landscape. Oecologia 127:51-61.

Cook, W.M., K.T. Lane, B.L. Foster and R.D. Holt. 2002. Island theory, matrix effects, and species richness patterns in habitat fragments. Ecology Letters 5(5):619-623.

Cook, W.M., J. Yao, B.L. Foster, R.D. Holt, and L.B. Patrick. 2005. Secondary succession in an experimentally fragmented landscape: Community patterns across space and time. Ecology 86(5):1267-1279.

Cook, W.M., J. Yao and R.D. Holt. 2001. Spatial variation in oviposition damage by periodical cicadas in an experimentally fragmented landscape. Oecologia 127:51-61.

Diffendorfer, J.E., M.S. Gaines, and R.D. Holt. 1995. Habitat fragmentation and movements of three small mammals (Sigmodon, Microtus, and Peromyscus). Ecology 76:827-839.

Diffendorfer, J.E., N.A. Slade, M.S. Gaines, and R.D. Holt. 1995. Population dynamics of small mammals in fragmented and continuous old-field habitat. In W. Z. Lidicker Jr. (ed.), Landscape Approaches in Mammalian Ecology and Conservation. University of Minnesota Press, pp. 175-199.

Gaines, M.S., J.E. Diffendorfer, J. Foster, F.P. Wray, and R.D. Holt. 1994. The effects of habitat fragmentation on populations of small mammals in eastern Kansas. Polish Ecological Studies 20:159-171.

Gaines, M.S., G.R. Robinson, J.E. Diffendorfer, R.D. Holt, and M.L. Johnson. 1992. The effects of habitat fragmentation on small mammal populations. In D.R. McClulloth and R.H. Barrett (eds.), Wildlife 2000: Populations. Elsevier Press, pp. 875-885.

Holt, R.D. 1992. A neglected facet of island biogeography: the role of internal spatial dynamics in area effects. Theoretical Population Biology 41(3):354-371.

Holt, R.D. 1993. Ecology at the mesoscale: the influence of regional processes on local communities. In Ricklefs and Schluter (eds.), Species Diversity: Historical and Geographical Perspectives. University of Chicago Press, pp. 77-88.

Holt, R.D. 1996. Temporal and spatial aspects of food web structure and dynamics. In: G. Polis and K. Winemiller (eds.), Food Webs: Contemporary Perspectives. Chapman and Hall, New York. pp.255-257.

Holt, R.D. 1996. Food webs in space: an island biogeographic perspective. In: G. Polis and K. Winemiller (eds.), Food Webs: Contemporary Perspectives. Chapman and Hall, New York. pp. 313-323.

Holt, R.D. 1997. From metapopulation dynamics to community structure: some consequences of spatial heterogeneity. In: I. Hanski and M. Gilpin (eds.), Metapopulation Biology. Academic Press, New York. pp. 149-164.

Holt, R.D., and M.A. Bowers. 1999. Experimental design at the landscape scale. In: G. Barrett and J. Peles (eds.), Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals. Springer-Verlag, New York. pp. 263-285.

Holt, R.D., D.M. Debinski, J.E. Diffendorfer, M.S. Gaines, E.A. Martinko, G.R. Robinson, and G.C. Ward. 1995. Perspectives from an experimental study of habitat fragmentation in an agroecosystem. In D.M. Glen, M.P. Greaves, and H.M. Anderson (eds.), Ecology and Intergrated Farming Systems. John Wiley, pp. 148-175.

Holt, R.D. and M.S. Gaines. 1993. The influence of regional processes on local communities: examples from an experimentally fragmented landscape. In S. Levin, T. Powell, and J. Steele (eds.), Patch Dynamics. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, pp. 260-276.

Holt, R.D., J.H. Lawton, G.A. Polis, and N.D. Martinez. 1998. Trophic rank and the species-area relationship. Ecology 80:1495-1504.

Holt, R.D., S.W. Pacala, T.W. Smith, and J. Liu. 1995. On the potential for fruitful linkages between contemporary vegetation models and spatially explicit animal population models. Ecological Applications 5:20-27.

Holt, R.D., G.R. Robinson, and M.S. Gaines. 1995. Vegetation dynamics in an experimentally fragmented landscape. Ecology 76:1610-1624.

Holt, R.D. and N.A. Slade. 2004. Commentary on Brown et al. 2004. pp. 308-315 in M.L. Taper and S. Lele (eds.), The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Empirical, Statistical, and Philosophical Considerations. University of Chicaco Press.

Martinko, E.A., R.H. Hagen, and J.A. Griffith. 2006. Successional change in the insect community of a fragmented landscape. Landscape Ecology 21:711-721.

Martinko, E.A. and S.G. Reyes. 1991. Insects of the Kansas Biotic Succession Facility. In Ecology and Hydrology of the Kansas Ecological Reserves and the Baker University Wetlands, W.D. Kettle and D.O. Whittemore (eds.), KGS Open-File Report 91-35, pp. 84-90.

Schweiger, E.W., J.E. Diffendorfer, R.D. Holt, R.J. Pierotti, and M.S. Gaines. 2000. The interaction of habitat fragmentation, plant, and small mammal succession in an old field. Ecological Monographs 70:383-400.

Schweiger, E.W., R.J. Pierotti, R.D. Holt, and J.E. Diffendorfer. 1999. The relative importance of small-scale and landscape level heterogeneity in structuring small mammal distributions: An experimental study of habitat fragmentation. In G. Barrett and J. Peles (eds.), Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals. Springer-Verlag, New York. pp. 175-207.

Yao, J., R.D. Holt, P.M. Rich, and W. Marshall. 1999. Woody plant colonization in an experimentally fragmented habitat. Ecography 22:715-728.