* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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.
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. 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.