* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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.
Bernau, V., L. McHale, L. Jardón-Barbolla, and K. Mercer. Germination of diverse chile peppers (Capsicum spp.) under simulated drought stress. Submitted to PLOS ONE (PONE-D-20-19642) in June 2020.
Hernández, F., M. Poverene, K.L. Mercer, and A. Presotto. 2020. Genetic variation for the tolerance to extreme temperatures in wild and cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) during early vegetative phases. Crop and Pasture Science 71: 578-591.
Kost, M., H. Perales; S. Wijeratne, A. Wijeratne, E. Stockinger, E. Grotewold, and K. Mercer. 2020. Transcriptional differentiation of UV-B protectant genes in maize landraces spanning an elevational gradient in Chiapas, Mexico. Evolutionary Applications.
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.
Presotto, A., F. Hernández, and K. Mercer. 2019. Phenotypic selection under two contrasting environments in wild sunflower and their crop-wild hybrids. Evolutionary Applications doi: 10.1111/EVA.12828.
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. doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy184