Jornada Bibliography

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Fisher F.M, Parker L.W, Anderson JP, Whitford WG.  1987.  Nitrogen mineralization in a desert soil: Interacting effects of soil moisture and nitrogen fertilizer. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 51:1033-1041.
Van Zee JW, Whitford WG, Smith W.E..  1997.  Mutual exclusion by dolichoderine ants on a rich food source. Southwestern Naturalist. 42:229-231.
Johnson A.R., Turner S.J., Whitford WG, de Soyza A.G., Van Zee JW.  2000.  Multivariate characterization of perennial vegetation in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 44:305-325.
Nash M.S., Whitford WG, Van Zee JW, Havstad K.  1998.  Monitoring changes in stressed ecosystems using spatial patterns of ant communities. Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 51:201-210.
Liu X., Lindemann W.C., Whitford WG, Steiner R.L..  2000.  Microbial diversity and activity of disturbed soil in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 32:243-249.
Steinberger Y, Whitford WG.  1985.  Microarthropods of a desert tabosa grass (Hilaria mutica) swale. The American Midland Naturalist. 114:225-234.
Silva S., Whitford WG, Jarrell W.M, Virginia R.A.  1989.  The microarthropod fauna associated with a deep rooted legume, Prosopis glandulosa, in the Chihuahuan Desert. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 7:330-335.
Duval B.D., Jackson E., Whitford WG.  2005.  Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) germination and survival in black-grama (Bouteloua eriopoda) grassland: relations between microsite and heteromyid rodent (Dipodomys spp.) impact. Journal of Arid Environments. 62:541-554.
Kerley G.I., Whitford WG, Kay F.R.  1997.  Mechanisms for the keystone status of kangaroo rats: graminivory rather than granivory? Oecologia. 111:422-428.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1981.  Mating behavior of Polyphylla diffracta (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Southwestern Naturalist. 26:215-216.
Chew RM, Whitford WG.  1992.  A long-term positive effect of kangaroo rats (Dipodomys spectabilis) on creosotebushes (Larrea tridentata). Journal of Arid Environments. 22:375-386.
Ettershank G., Ettershank J.A, Whitford WG.  1980.  Location of food source by subterranean termites. Environmental Entomology. 9:645-648.
Nash M.S., Bradford D.F., Franson S.E., Neale A.C., Whitford WG, Heggem D.T..  2004.  Livestock grazing effects on ant communities in the eastern Mojave Desert, USA. Ecological Indicators. 4:199-213.
Nash M.S., Whitford WG, de Soyza A.G., Van Zee JW, Havstad K.  1999.  Livestock activity and Chihuahuan Desert annual-plant communities: Boundary analysis of disturbance gradients. Ecological Applications. 9:814-823.
Santos PF, Whitford WG.  1981.  Litter decomposition in the desert. BioScience. 31:145-146.
MacKay WP, Zak JC, Whitford WG.  1992.  Litter decomposition in Chihuahuan Desert playa. The American Midland Naturalist. 128:84-94.
Wallwork JA, Kamill B.W, Whitford WG.  1984.  Life styles of desert litter-dwelling microarthropods: a reappraisal based on the reproductive behavior of Cryptostigmatid mites. Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Wetenskap. 80:163-169.
James A.I., Edridge D.J., Koen T.B., Whitford WG.  2008.  Landscape position moderates how ant nests affect hydrology and soil chemistry across a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. Landscape Ecology. 23:961-975.
Whitford WG.  1988.  The Jornada LTER site. LTER Network News. 3:7.
Roth G.A., Whitford WG, Steinberger Y..  2007.  Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) herbivory changes dominance in desertified Chihuahuan Desert ecosystems.. Journal of Arid Environments. 70:418-426.
West N.E., Whitford WG.  1995.  The intersection of ecosystem and biodiversity concerns in the management of rangelands. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues. IV:72-79.
Lightfoot DC, Whitford WG.  1989.  Interplant variation in creosotebush foliage characteristics and canopy arthropods. Oecologia. 81:166-175.
Zak J, Whitford WG.  1988.  Interactions among soil biota in desert ecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 24:87-100.
Kay CAnn, Whitford WG.  1975.  Influences of temperature and humidity on oxygen consumption of five Chihuahuan desert ants. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 52A:281-286.
Elkins NZ, Sabol GV, Ward TJ, Whitford WG.  1986.  The influence of subterranean termites on the hydrological characteristics of a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Oecologia. 68:521-528.
de Soyza A.G., Van Zee JW, Whitford WG, Neale A., Tallent-Hallsel N., Herrick JE, Havstad K.  2000.  Indicators of Great Basin rangeland health. Journal of Arid Environments. 45:289-304.
Whitford WG.  1996.  The importance of the biodiversity of soil biota in arid ecosystems. Biodiversity and Conservation. 5:185-195.
Whitford WG, Ludwig JA, Noble JC.  1992.  The importance of subterranean termites in semi-arid ecosystems in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Arid Environments. 22:87-91.
Kerley G.IH, Whitford WG.  2000.  Impact of grazing and desertification in the Chihuahuan Desert: Plant communities, granivores and granivory. American Midland Naturalist. 144:78-91.
MacKay WP, Zak JC, Silva S, Whitford WG.  1987.  Gnathamitermes tubiformans (Isoptera: Termitidae), especie clave en el Desierto Chihuahuense. Folia Entomológica Mexicana. 73:29-46.
Rapport D.J, Whitford WG.  1999.  How ecosystems respond to stress: common properties of arid and aquatic ecosystems. Bioscience. 49:193-203.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1985.  Host plant ovipositional preferences and usage by Oecleus nolinus (Homoptera: Cixiidae). The Southwestern Naturalist. 30:610-611.
Killingbeck K., Whitford WG.  1996.  High foliar nitrogen in desert shrubs: An important ecosystem trait or defective desert doctrine? Ecology. 77:1728-1737.
Kerley G.IH, Tiver F., Whitford WG.  1993.  Herbivory of clonal populations: cattle browsing affects reproduction and population structure of Yucca elata. Oecologia. 93:12-17.
Whitford WG, Y. S.  2020.  Herbivory Effects on Ephedra spp. in the Chihuahuan Desert. Open Journal of Ecology. 10(2):37-44.
Whitford WG, Steinberger Y..  2009.  Harvester ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) discriminate among artificial seeds with different protein contents. Sociobiology. 53:549-558.
Steinberger Y., Aldon EF, Whitford WG.  1991.  Ground-dwelling arthropods of the Rio Puerco Watershed, New Mexico. Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation. 5:147-153.
Sipos M., Andersen M.C., Whitford WG, Gould W.R..  2002.  Graminivory by Dipodomys ordii and Dipodomys merriami on four species of perennial grasses. The Southwestern Naturalist. 47:276-281.
Whitford WG.  2003.  The functional significance of cemented nest caps of the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex maricopa. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:281-284.
James CD, M. Hoffman T, Lightfoot DC, Forbes GS, Whitford WG.  1994.  Fruit abortion in Yucca elata and its implications for the mutualistic association with yucca moths. Oikos. 69:207-216.
Whitford WG.  1978.  Foraging in seed-harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex spp. Ecology. 59:185-189.
Schumacher A, Whitford WG.  1974.  The foraging ecology of two species of Chihuahuan desert ants: Formica perpilosa and Trachyrmyrmex smithi neomexicanus (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux. 21:317-330.
Whitford WG, DePree E., Johnson P..  1980.  Foraging ecology of two Chihuahuan Desert ant species: Novomessor cockerelli and Novomessor albisetosus. Insectes Sociaux. 27:148-156.
Whitford WG, DePree DJ, Hamilton P, Ettershank G.  1981.  Foraging ecology of seed-harvesting ants, Pheidole spp in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. The American Midland Naturalist. 105:159-167.
Johnson KA, Whitford WG.  1975.  Foraging ecology and relative importance of subterranean termites in Chihuahuan desert ecosystem. Environmental Entomology. 4:66-70.
Peterson DK, Whitford WG.  1987.  Foraging behavior of Uta stansburiana and Cnemidophorus tigris in two different habitats. The Southwestern Naturalist. 32:427-433.
Whitford WG.  1975.  Foraging behavior of Chihuahuan Desert harvester ants. The American Midland Naturalist. 95:455-458.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1982.  Floral visitation by Chihuahuan Desert ants. Journal of Natural History. 16:879-881.
Noble J.C., Tongway D.J., Roper M.M., Whitford WG.  1996.  Fire studies in Mallee (Eucaluptus spp.) communities of western New South Wales: Spatial and temporal fluxes in soil chemistry and soil biology following prescribed fire. Pacific Conservation Biology. 2:398-413.
Kilgore A., Jackson E, Whitford WG.  2009.  Fire in Chihuahuan Desert grassland: Short-term effects on vegetation, small mammal populations, and faunal pedoturbation. Journal of Arid Environments. 73:1029-1034.