* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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.
L. G. Campbell, J. Luo, and K. L. Mercer. 2013. Effect of water availability and genetic diversity on flowering phenology, synchrony, and reproductive investment in summer squash. Journal of Agricultural Science 151: 775-786.
Mercer, K. L., H. R. Perales, and J. D. Wainwright. 2012. Climate change and the transgenic adaptation strategy: Smallholder livelihoods, climate justice, and maize landraces in Mexico. Global Environmental Change 22: 495-504.
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.