* = graduate student, ** = undergraduate student
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.
Mercer, K. L. 2009. Adaptive nature of crop cytoplasm. New Phytologist 183:925-928.
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., A. Martínez-Vásquez, and H. Perales Rivera. 2008. Asymmetrical local adaptation of maize landraces along an altitudinal gradient. Evolutionary Applications 1: 489-500.