Bernau, V., L. Jardón-Barbolla, L. McHale, and K. Mercer. Germination response of diverse wild and landrace chile peppers (Capsicum spp.) under drought stress simulated with polyethylene glycol. Published November 17, 2020. PLoS ONE 

Cleary, P., K. Mercer, K. Usher, R. Wilk, and J. Wainwright. Changes in food consumption in an indigenous community in southern Belize, 1979-2019. Submitted to Food, Culture, and Society in June 2020.

Pace, B.A., H. Perales, N. Gonzalez-Maldonado, and K.L. Mercer. Functional traits contributing to growth and adaptation of Mexican maize landraces. Submitted to American Journal of Botany (AJB-D-20-00236) in June 2020.

Colin K. Khoury, Daniel Carver, Derek W. Barchenger, Gloria E. Barboza, Maarten van Zonneveld, Robert Jarret, Lynn Bohs, Michael Kantar, Mark Uchanski, Kristin Mercer, Gary Paul Nabhan, Paul W. Bosland, Stephanie L. Greene. 2019. Modeled distributions and conservation status of the wild relatives of chile peppers (Capsicum L.)Diversity and Distributions.

Wade, J., S. W. Culman, S. Sharma, M. Mann, M. S. Demyan, K. L. Mercer and N. T. Basta. How does phosphorus restriction impact soil health parameters in Midwestern corn-soybean cropping systems? Accepted: Agronomy Journal 111: 1-11. doi: 10.2134/agronj2018.11.0739

Mercer, K.L., Y. Vigouroux, N.P. Castañeda-Álvarez, S. de Haan, R.J. Hijmans, C. Leclerc, D. McKey, and S.Vanek. 2019. Crop evolutionary agroecology: genetic and functional dimensions of agrobiodiversity and associated knowledge. In: Agrobiodiversity: Integrating Knowledge for a Sustainable Future, edited by K. S. Zimmerer and S. de Haan. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 24, J. Lupp, series editor. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.  

Pérez-Alquicira, J., A. Michel, E. vander Knaap, K. Mercer, L. McHale,T. Mitchell, J. Luna-Ruiz, E. Texocotitla-Vázquez, O. Vargas-Ponce. 2019. Genetic structure of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) associated to host plants and pepper landraces in Mexico. Environmental Entomology 13: 253-262.


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