* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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.
Campbell, L. G., J. Luo, K. L. Mercer. Effect of water availability and genetic diversity on flowering phenology, synchrony and reproductive investment in maize. Maydica 59:293-289.
Alexander, H. M., J. Emry, B. A. Pace*, M. A. Kost*, K. Sparks*, and K. L. Mercer. 2014. Roles of maternal effects and nuclear genetic composition change across the life cycle of crop-wild hybrids. American Journal of Botany 101 (7): 1176-1188.
Pace, B.A.*, H.M. Alexander, D. J. Emry, and K.L. Mercer. 2015. Seed fates in crop-wild hybrid sunflower: crop allele and maternal effects. Evolutionary Applications 8: 121-131.
Kettenring, K. M., K. L. Mercer, C. Reinhardt Adams, and J. Hines. 2014. Application of genetic diversity—ecosystem function research to ecological restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 338-348.
- Named EDITOR'S CHOICE for issue 51:2. Read Editorial entitled, Sourcing propagules to achieve current and future restoration objectives.
Weiss, A. N.**, S. B. Primer**, B. A. Pace*, and K. L. Mercer. 2013. Maternal effects and embryo genetics: germination and dormancy of crop-wild sunflower hybrids. Seed Science Research 23: 241-255.