* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
Wainwright, J. and K. Mercer. 2011. Transnational transgenes: the political ecology of Mexican maize. In Global Political Ecologies. R. Peet, P. Robbins, and M. Watts, eds. New York: Routledge.
Mercer, K.L., H.M. Alexander, and A.A. Snow. 2011. Selection on seedling emergence timing and size in an annual plant, Helianthus annuus (common sunflower, Asteraceae). American Journal of Botany 98(6): 975-985.
Mercer, K.L. and H. R. Perales. 2010. Evolutionary response of landraces to climate change in centers of crop diversity. Evolutionary Applications 3: 480-493.
- Subsequently added to an open-access Virtual Issue entitled, Evolutionary Applications to Climate Change, found here
Wainwright, J. and K. Mercer. 2009. The dilemma of decontamination: A Gramscian analysis of the Mexican transgenic maize dispute. Geoforum 40: 345-354.
Mercer, K. L. 2009. Adaptive nature of crop cytoplasm. New Phytologist 183:925-928.
Mercer, K. L., A. Martínez-Vásquez, and H. Perales Rivera. 2008. Asymmetrical local adaptation of maize landraces along an altitudinal gradient. Evolutionary Applications 1: 489-500.
Mercer, K .L. and Wainwright, J. D. 2008. Gene flow from transgenic maize to landraces in Mexico: an analysis. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 126:109-115.
Mercer, K. L., D. A. Andow, D. L. Wyse, and R. G. Shaw. 2007. Stress and domestication traits increase the relative fitness of crop-wild hybrids in sunflower. Ecology Letters 10: 383-393.
Mercer, K. L., R. G. Shaw and D. L. Wyse. 2006. Increased germination of diverse crop-wild hybrid sunflower seeds. Ecological Applications 16(3): 845-854.
Mercer, K.L., D.L. Wyse and R.G. Shaw. 2006. Effects of competition on fitness of wild and crop-wild hybrid sunflower from a diversity of wild populations and crop lines. Evolution 60 (10): 2044-2055.