* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
Mercer, K.L. and H.R. Perales. Structure of local adaptation across the landscape: flowering time and fitness in Mexican maize (Zea mays L. ssp. mays) landraces. In Press. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. doi: 10.1007/s10722-018-0693-7
Taitano, N., V. Bernau*, L. Jardón-Barbolla, B. Leckie, M. Mazourek, K. Mercer, L. McHale, A. Michel, D. Baumler, M. Kantar, and E. Vanderknaap. 2018. Genome-wide genotyping of novel Mexican chile pepper collection illuminates the history of landrace differentiation after Capsicum annuum L. domestication. Evolutionary Applications. doi: org/10.1111/eva.12651
Mercer, K.L. 2018. Towards evolutionary agroecology. Interdisciplina 6(14): 51-68.
Kost, M.A.*, H.R. Perales, S. Wijeratne, A.J. Wijeratne, E. Stockinger and K.L. Mercer. 2017. Differentiated transcriptional signatures in the maize landraces of Chiapas, Mexico. BMC Genomics 18:707. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4005-y
Campbell, L. G., K. Shukla, M. E. Sneck, C. A. Chaplin, and K. L. Mercer. 2016. The effect of altered soil moisture on hybridization rate in a crop-wild system (Raphanus spp.). PLOS ONE 11(12): e0166802. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166802
Pace, B.*, H.A. Alexander, D.J. Emery, K.L. Mercer. 2016. Reliable method for assessing seed germination, dormancy, and mortality under field conditions. Journal of Visualized Experiments 117: e54663 doi:10.3791/54663 (Written and video components)
Kantar, M. B., J. E. Anderson, S. A. Lucht, K. L. Mercer, V. Bernau*, K. A. Case, N. C. Le, M. K. Frederiksen, H. C. DeKeyser, Z. Wong, J. C. Hastings, and D. J. Baumler. 2016. Vitamin variation in Capsicum spp. provides opportunities to improve nutritional value of human diets. PLOS ONE 11(8): e0161464. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161464
Espeland, E. K., N. C. Emery, K. L. Mercer, S. A. Woolbright, K. M. Kettenring, P. Gepts, and J. R. Etterson. 2017. Evolution of plant materials for restoration: Insights from the applied and basic evolutionary literature. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 102-115. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12739
Kost, M.A.*, H.M. Alexander, H.M., D. J. Emry, and K.L. Mercer. 2015. Life history traits and phenotypic selection among sunflower crop–wild hybrids and their wild counterpart: implications for crop allele introgression. Evolutionary Applications 8: 510-524. (Includes cover photo)
Wainwright, J.D., S. Jiang, K. Mercer, and D. Liu. 2015. The political ecology of a highway through Belize’s forested borderlands. Environment and Planning A 47: 833-849.