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Adkins J, Jastrow JD, Morris GP, Six J, de Graaff MA. 2016. Effects of switchgrass cultivars and intraspecific differences in root structure on soil carbon inputs and accumulationGeoderma. 262:147-154.

Bagley, J.C.; Matamoros, W.; McMahan, C.; Tobler, M.; Chakrabarty, P.; Johnson, J.B. 2016. Phylogeography and species delimitation in convict cichlids (Cichlidae: Amatitlania): implications for taxonomy and Plio-Pleistocene evolutionary history in Central America.Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. DOI: 10.1111/bij.12845.

Barandoc-Alviar, K., Ramirez, G.M., Rotenberg, D. and Whitfield, A.E. 2016. Analysis of acquisition and titer of Maize mosaic rhabdovirus in its vector, Peregrinus maidis (Hemiptera: Delphacidae). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iev154.

Boyles RE, Cooper EC, Myers MT, Brenton Z, Rauh BL, Morris GP, Kresovich S. 2016. Genome-wide association studies of grain yield components in diverse sorghum germplasmThe Plant Genome. 10.3835/plantgenome2015.09.0091.

Brenton, Z.W.; Cooper, E.A.; Myers, M.T.; Boyles, R.E.; Shakoor, N.; Zielinski, K.J.; Rauh, B.L.; Bridges, W.C.; Morris, G.P.; Kresovich, S. 2016. A Genomic Resource for the Development, Improvement, and Exploitation of Sorghum for Bioenergy.Genetics DOI: 10.1534/genetics.115.183947.

Brown, S.P., Ungerer, M.C., and Jumpponen, A. 2016. A community of clones: snow algae are diverse communities of spatially structured clonesInternational Journal of Plant Sciences. 177, no.5: 432-439.

Culumber, Z. W., G. W. Hopper, N. Barts, C. N. Passow, S. Morgan, A. Brown, L. Arias-Rodriguez & M. Tobler. 2016. Habitat use of two extremophile, highly endemic, and critically endangered fish species (Gambusia eurystoma and Poecilia sulphuraria; Poeciliidae). Aquatic Conservation - Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2640.

Culumber, Z.W. & M. Tobler. 2016. Ecological divergence and conservatism: spatiotemporal patterns of niche evolution in a genus of livebearing fishes (Poeciliidae: Xiphophorus). BMC Evolutionary Biology 16: 44.

Culumber, Z.W. & M. Tobler. 2016. Spatiotemporal environmental heterogeneity and the maintenance of tailspot polymorphism in the variable platyfish (Xiphophorus variatus). Evolution 70 (2): 408-419.

Fitzgerald, D.B., M. Tobler & K.O. Winemiller. 2016. From richer to poorer: successful invasion by freshwater fishes depends on species richness of donor and recipient basins. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13165.

E.R. Hanschen, T.N. Marriage, P.J. Ferris, T. Hamaji, A. Toyoda, A. Fujiyama, R. Neme, H. Noguchi, Y. Minakuchi, M. Suzuki, H. Kawai-Toyooka, D.R. Smith, H. SparksJ. Anderson, R. Bakaric, V. Luria, A. Karger, M.W. Kirschner, P.M. Durand, R.E. Michod, H. Nozaki, and BJSC Olson. 2016. The Gonium pectorale genome demonstrates co-option of cell cycle regulation during the evolution of multicellularity. Nature Communications 7: Article number: 11370: doi: 10.1038/ncomms11370.

Hopper, G., R.L. Moorhouse & M. Tobler. 2016. Body shape variation in two species of darters (Etheostoma, Percidae) and its relation to the environmentEcology of Freshwater Fish. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12245.

Hopper, G. & M. Tobler. 2016. Patterns of tropic resource use and individual specialization in two species of darters (Etheostoma, Percidae)Evolutionary Ecology Research 17 (1): 53-73.

Kelley, J.L., L. Arias-Rodriguez, D. Patacsil Martin, M. C. Yee, C. Bustamante, & M. Tobler. 2016. Mechanisms underlying adaptation to life in hydrogen sulfide rich environmentsMolecular Biology and Evolution. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msw020.

Montero-Astua, M., Ullman, D.E. and Whitfield, A.E. Dynamics of TSWV infection and spread in its insect vector, Frankliniella occidentalis, with an emphasis on the principal salivary glands. (Manuscript written and in review by colleagues).

Raithel, S., Johnson, L.Galliart, M.Brown, S., Shelton, J., Herndon, N., Bello, N. 2016. Inferential considerations for low-count RNA-seq transcripts: a case study on the dominant prairie grass Andropogon gerardiiBMC Genomics. 17(1):140. doi: 10.1186/s 12864-016-2442-7. 

Rotenberg, D., Bockus, W.W., Whitfield, A.E., Hervey, K., Baker, K., Ou, Z., Laney, A., DeWolf, E.D., and Appel, J.A. Occurrence of Barley yellow dwarf virus and Wheat streak mosaic virus and their contributions to yield losses in winter wheat fields in Kansas. (Submitted).

Schulz-Mirbach, T.; Eifert, C.; Riesch, R.; Farnworth, M.; Zimmer, C.; Bierbach, D.; Klaus, S.; Tobler, M.; Streit, B.; Indy, J.R.; Arias-Rodriguez, L.; Plath, M. 2016. Toxic hydrogen sulphide shapes brain anatomy: a comparative study of sulphide-adapted ecotypes in the Poecilia mexicana complex.Journal of Zoology (London). DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12366.

Sung, W.; Ackerman, M.S.; Dillon, M.M.; Platt, T.G.; Fuqua, C.; Cooper, V.S.; and Lynch, M. 2016. Evolution of the Insertion-deletion Mutation Rate Across the Tree of Life. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 6(8): 2583-2591. 

Tetreault, HM, Kawakami, T., Levy, C., Ungerer, MC. 2016. Low temperature tolerance in the perennial sunflower Helianthus maximiliani. American Midland Naturalist 175: 91-102.

Tobler, M., D.M. Alba, L. Arias-Rodriguez & P.D. Jeyasingh. 2016. Using replicated evolution in extremophile fish to understand diversification in elemental composition and nutrient excretion. Freshwater Biology 61 (1): 158-171.

Tobler, M.; Passow, C.N.; Greenway, R.; Kelley, J.L.; Shaw, J.H. 2016. The evolutionary ecology of animals inhabiting hydrogen sulfide rich environments. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-121415-032418.

Upadhyaya HD, Wang YH, Dintyala SV, Dwivedi SL, Prasad PVV, Burrell AM, Klein R, Morris GP, Klein PE. 2016. Association mapping of germinability and seedling vigor in sorghum under controlled low temperature conditionsGenome. 59(2): 137-45.

Voelker, G.; Tobler, M.; Prestrdige, H.L.; Duijm, D.; Groenenberg, M.R.; Hutchinson, A.D.; Martin, A.; Nieman, C.; Roselaar, S. and Huntley, J.W. 2016. Three new species of Stiphrornis Forest Robins (Aves: Muscicapidae) from the Afro-tropics with a molecular phylogenetic assessment of the genus. Systematics and Biodiversity. Accepted.

White, CV, Darby, BJ, Breeden, RJ, Herman MA 2016 A Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strain evades a major Caenorhabditis elegans defense pathway. Infect. Immun. 84: 524-536

Wilson, L. R., D. J. Gibson, S. G. Baer, and L. C. Johnson. 2016. Plant community response to regional sources of dominant grasses in grasslands restored across a longitudinal gradient. Ecosphere 7(4):e01329. 10.1002/ecs2.1329

L. H. Zeglin, B. Wang, F. Rainey, C. Waythomas and S. L. Talbot. 2016. Organic matter quantity and source affects microbial community structure and function following volcanic eruption on Kasatochi Island, Alaska. Environmental Microbiology. Volume 18, issue 1, January 2016, pg. 146-158.

Zhu, K.Y., Merzendorfer, H., Zhang, W., Zhang, J. & Muthukrishnan, S. 2016. Biosynthesis, turnover and function of chitin in insects.  Annual Review Entomology. 61: 177-196.