Jornada Bibliography

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Journal Article
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.
Kay CAnn Rolph, Whitford WG.  1978.  Critical thermal limits of desert honey ants: possible ecological implications. Physiological Zoology. 51:206-213.
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.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1984.  Coordinated prey capture by Novomessor cockerelli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). New York Entomological Society. 91:328-332.
Whitford WG, Steinberger Y., Ettershank G.  1982.  Contributions of subterranean termites to the 'economy' of Chihuahuan desert ecosystems. Oecologia (Berlin). 55:298-302.
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.
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.
Steinberger Y., Whitford WG.  1983.  The contribution of rodents to decomposition processes in a desert ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments. 6:177-181.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rapport D.J, Whitford WG.  1999.  Common properties of arid and aquatic systems. BioScience. 49:193-203.
W. Whitford B, Whitford WG.  1973.  Combat in the horned lizard, Phrynosoma cornutum. Herpetologica. 29:191-192.
Gutierrez JR, Whitford WG.  1987.  Chihuahuan Desert annuals: importance of water and nitrogen. Ecology. 68:2032-2045.
Whitford WG, Meltzer KH.  1976.  Changes in O2 consumption, body water and lipid in burrowed desert juvenile anurans. Herpetologica. 32:23-25.
Mun H.T, Whitford WG.  1998.  Changes in mass and chemistry of plant roots during long-term decomposition on a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 26:16-22.
Parker L.W, Santos P.F, Phillips J., Whitford WG.  1984.  Carbon and nitrogen dynamics during the decomposition of litter and roots of a Chihuahuan Desert annual Lepidium lasiocarpum. Ecological Monographs. 54:339-360.
Kerley G.IH, Whitford WG.  2009.  Can kangaroo rat graminivory contribute to the persistence of desertified shrublands? Journal of Arid Environments. 73:651-657.
Duval B.D., Whitford WG.  2009.  Camel spider (Solifugae) use of prairie dog colonies. Western North American Naturalist. 69:272-276.
Liu X., H. Monger C, Whitford WG.  2007.  Calcium carbonate in termite galleries – biomineralization or upward transport? Biogeochemistry. 82:241-250.
Book Chapter
Whitford WG, Bestelmeyer BT.  2006.  Chihuahuan Desert Fauna: Effects on Ecosystem Properties and Processes. Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site. :247-265.