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W. Whitford B, Whitford WG.  1973.  Combat in the horned lizard, Phrynosoma cornutum. Herpetologica. 29:191-192.
Whitford WG, Johnson P, Ramirez J.  1976.  Comparative ecology of the harvester ants Pogonomyrmex barbatus (F. Smith) and Pogonomyrmex rugosus (Emery). Insectes Sociaux. 23:117-132.
Taylor H.S., MacKay W.P, Herrick JE, Guerrero R.A., Whitford WG.  1998.  Comparison of field methods to detect termite activity in the northern Chihuahuan Desert (Isoptera). Sociobiology. 32:1-15.
Santos PF, Elkins NZ, Steinberger Y, Whitford WG.  1984.  A comparison of surface and buried Larrea tridentata leaf litter decomposition in North American hot deserts. Ecology. 65:278-284.
Moorhead DL, Reynolds JF, Whitford WG.  1986.  A conceptual model of primary productivity, decomposition, and nitrogen cycling in the Chihuahuan creosotebush desert. Tree Physiology. 2:215-222.
Whitford WG.  1998.  Contribution of pits dug by goannas (Varanus gouldii) to the dynamics of banded mulga landscapes in eastern Australia. Journal of Arid Environments. 40:453-457.
Steinberger Y., Whitford WG.  1983.  The contribution of rodents to decomposition processes in a desert ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments. 6:177-181.
Steinberger Y., Whitford WG.  1983.  The contribution of shrub pruning by jackrabbits to litter input in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments. 6:183-187.
Whitford WG, Parker LW.  1989.  Contributions of soil fauna to decomposition and mineralization processes in semiarid and arid ecosystems. Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation. 3:199-215.
Whitford WG, Steinberger Y., Ettershank G.  1982.  Contributions of subterranean termites to the 'economy' of Chihuahuan desert ecosystems. Oecologia (Berlin). 55:298-302.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1984.  Coordinated prey capture by Novomessor cockerelli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). New York Entomological Society. 91:328-332.
Moorhead D.L, Fisher F.M, Whitford WG.  1988.  Cover of spring annuals on nitrogen-rich kangaroo rat mounds in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. The American Midland Naturalist. 120:443-447.
Kay CAnn Rolph, Whitford WG.  1978.  Critical thermal limits of desert honey ants: possible ecological implications. Physiological Zoology. 51:206-213.
Delson J, Whitford WG.  1973.  Critical thermal maxima in several life history stages in desert and montane populations of Ambystoma tigrinum. Herpetologica. 29:352-355.
Steinberger Y., Shmida A, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition along a rainfall gradient in the Judean desert, Israel. Oecologia. 82(3):322-324.
Fisher F.M, Freckman D.W, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition and soil nitrogen availability in Chihuahuan Desert field microcosms. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22:241-249.
Kemp P.R., Reynolds J.F., Virginia R.A, Whitford WG.  2003.  Decomposition of leaf and root litter of Chihuahuan Desert shrubs: Effects of three years of summer drought. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:21-39.
Whitford WG, Stinnett K., Anderson JP.  1988.  Decomposition of roots in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Oecologia. 75:8-11.
Cepeda-Pizarro JG, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition patterns of surface leaf litter of six plant species along a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. The American Midland Naturalist. 123:319-330.
Urbaniak S, Whitford WG.  1983.  Decomposition rates of various quantities of buried litter in a desert. The Southwestern Naturalist. 28:111-112.
Kerley G.IH, Whitford WG.  1994.  Desert dwelling small mammals as granivores: intercontinental variations. Austrialian Journal of Zoology. 42:543-555.
Forbes G.S., Van Zee JW, Smith W., Whitford WG.  2005.  Desert grassland canopy arthropod species richness: temporal patterns and effects of intense, short-duration livestock grazing. Journal of Arid Environments. 60:627-646.
Whitford WG.  1997.  Desertification and animal biodiversity in the desert grasslands of North America. Journal of Arid Environments. 37:709-720.
Jackson E.C., Krogh S.N., Whitford WG.  2003.  Desertification and biopedturbation in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:1-14.
Wallwork J.A, Kamill B.W, Whitford WG.  1985.  Distribution and diversity patterns of soil mites and other microarthropods in a Chihuahuan Desert site. Journal of Arid Environments. 9:215-231.
MacKay WP, Silva S, Whitford WG.  1987.  Diurnal activity patterns and vertical migration in desert soil microarthropods. Pedobiologia. 30:65-71.
Whitford WG, Freckman DW, Elkins NZ, Parker LW, Parmalee R, Phillips J, Tucker S.  1981.  Diurnal migration and responses to simulated rainfall in desert soil microarthropods and nematodes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 13:417-425.
Schowalter T.D, Lightfoot DC, Whitford WG.  1999.  Diversity of arthropod responses to host-plant water stress in a desert ecosystem in southern New Mexico. American Midland Naturalist. 142:281-290.
Whitford WG, Ginzburg O, Berg N, Steinberger Y.  2012.  Do long-lived ants affect soil microbial communities? Biology and Fertility of Soils. 48:227-233.
de Soyza A.G., Whitford WG, Herrick JE, Van Zee JW, Havstad K.  1998.  Early warning indicators of desertification: Examples of tests in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 39:101-112.
F. Creusere M, Whitford WG.  1976.  Ecological relationships in a desert anuran community. Herpetologica. 32:7-18.
Gutierrez JR, Whitford WG.  1989.  Effect of eliminating subterranean termites on the growth of creosotebush, Larrea tridentata. The Southwestern Naturalist. 34:549-551.
MacKay WP, Silva S, Lightfoot DC, Pagani MInez, Whitford WG.  1986.  Effect of increased soil moisture and reduced soil temperature on a desert soil arthropod community. The American Midland Naturalist. 116:45-56.
Freckman D.W, Whitford WG, Steinberger Y..  1987.  Effect of irrigation on nematode population dynamics and activity in desert soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 3:3-10.
Lajtha K., Whitford WG.  1989.  The effect of water and nitrogen amendments on photosynthesis, leaf demography, and resource-use efficiency in Larrea tridentata, a desert evergreen shrub. Oecologia. 80:341-348.
Gutierrez JR, Da Silva OA, Pagani MI, Weems D, Whitford WG.  1988.  Effects of different patterns of supplemental water and nitrogen fertilization on productivity and composition of Chihuahuan Desert annual plants. The American Midland Naturalist. 119:336-343.
Mathis V.L, Whitford WG, Kay F.R, Alkon P.U..  2006.  Effects of grazing and shrub removal on small mammal populations in southern New Mexico, USA. Journal of Arid Environments. 66:76-86.
Whitford WG.  1999.  Effects of habitat characteristics on the abundance and activity of subterranean termites in arid southeastern New Mexico (Isoptera). Sociobiology. 34:493-504.
Ginzburg O., Whitford WG, Steinberger Y..  2008.  Effects of harvester ant (Messor spp.) activity on soil properties and microbial communities in a Negev Desert ecosystem. Biology and Fertility of Soils. :165-173.
Whitford WG.  1988.  Effects of harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex rugosus) nests on soils and a spring annual, Erodium texanum. The Southwestern Naturalist. 33:482-485.
Whitford WG, Repass R, Parker LW, Elkins NZ.  1982.  Effects of initial litter accumulation and climate on litter disappearance in a desert ecosystem. The American Midland Naturalist. 108:105-110.
Nash M.S., Jackson E., Whitford WG.  2004.  Effects of intense, short-duration grazing on microtopography in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments. 56:383-393.
Santos PF, Whitford WG.  1981.  The effects of microarthropods on litter decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Ecology. 62:654-663.
Mun H.T, Whitford WG.  1989.  Effects of nitrogen amendment on annual plants in the Chihuahuan Desert. Plant and Soil. 120:225-231.
Ettershank G, Ettershank J, Bryant M, Whitford WG.  1978.  Effects of nitrogen fertilization on primary production in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments. 1:135-139.
MacKay WP, Fisher FM, Silva S, Whitford WG.  1987.  The effects of nitrogen, water and sulfur amendments on surface litter decomposition in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 12:223-232.
Whitford WG, Aldon EF, Freckman DW, Steinberger Y, Parker LW.  1989.  Effects of organic amendments on soil biota on a degraded rangeland. Journal of Range Management. 42:56-60.
Parker L.W, Ryder-White J., Thomas S., Whitford WG.  1985.  Effects of oxamyl and chlordane on the activities of nontarget soil organisms. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 1:141-148.
Franco A.C., de Soyza A.G., Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F., Whitford WG.  1994.  Effects of plant size and water relations on gas exchange and growth of the desert shrub Larrea tridentata. Oecologia. 97:171-178.
de Soyza A.G., Franco A.C., Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F., Whitford WG.  1996.  Effects of plant size on photosynthesis and water relations in the desert shrub Prosopis glandulosa (Fabaceae). American Journal of Botany. 83:99-105.