* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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
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
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
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.
Campbell, L.G., R.J. Parker, G. Blakelock, N. Pirimova, and K.L. Mercer. 2015. Maternal environment influences propagule pressure of an invasive plant, Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae). International Journal of Plant Science, doi: 10.1086/680683.
Beniston, J.*, R. Lal, K. Mercer. 2015 Assessing and managing soil quality for urban agriculture in a degraded vacant lot soil. Land Degredation and Development, doi: 10.1002/ldr.2342.
Mercer, K.L., D.J. Emry, A.A. Snow, M.A Kost*, B.A. Pace*, and H.M. Alexander. Fitness of crop-wild hybrid sunflower under competitive conditions: implications for crop-to-wild introgression. PLOS ONE 9(10): e109001.