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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.
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.
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, 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.
MacKay WP, Silva S, Whitford WG.  1987.  Diurnal activity patterns and vertical migration in desert soil microarthropods. Pedobiologia. 30:65-71.
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.
Jackson E.C., Krogh S.N., Whitford WG.  2003.  Desertification and biopedturbation in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:1-14.
Whitford WG.  1997.  Desertification and animal biodiversity in the desert grasslands of North America. Journal of Arid Environments. 37:709-720.
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.
Kerley G.IH, Whitford WG.  1994.  Desert dwelling small mammals as granivores: intercontinental variations. Austrialian Journal of Zoology. 42:543-555.
Urbaniak S, Whitford WG.  1983.  Decomposition rates of various quantities of buried litter in a desert. The Southwestern Naturalist. 28:111-112.
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.
Whitford WG, Stinnett K., Anderson JP.  1988.  Decomposition of roots in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Oecologia. 75:8-11.
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.
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.
Steinberger Y., Shmida A, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition along a rainfall gradient in the Judean desert, Israel. Oecologia. 82(3):322-324.
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.
Kay FR, Whitford WG.  1978.  Burrow environment of the banner-tailed kangaroo rat, Dipodomys spectabilis, in south-central New Mexico. The American Midland Naturalist. 99:270-279.
Whitford WG, Kay F.R.  1999.  Biopedturbation by mammals in deserts: A review. Journal of Arid Environments. 41:203-230.
Schlesinger W.H., Reynolds J.F., Cunningham G.L, Huenneke L., Jarrell W.M, Virginia R.A, Whitford WG.  1990.  Biological Feedbacks in Global Desertification. Science. 247:1043-1048.
Shaffer DT, Whitford WG.  1981.  Behavioral responses of a predator, the round-tailed horned lizard, Phrynosoma modestum and its prey, honey pot ants, Myrmecocystus ssp.. The American Midland Naturalist. 105:209-216.
Whitford WG, Bryant M.  1979.  Behavior of a predator and its prey: the horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum) and harvest ants (Pogonomyrmex spp). Ecology. 60:686-694.
Eldridge D.J., Whitford WG.  2009.  Badger (Taxidea taxus) disturbances increase soil heterogeneity in a degraded shrub-steppe ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environment. :66-73.
Herrick JE, Whitford WG.  1995.  Assessing the quality of rangeland soils: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 50:237-242.
Desoyza AG, Whitford WG, Turner SJ, Van Zee JW, Johnson AR.  2000.  Assessing and Monitoring the Health of Western Rangeland Watersheds. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 64(1):153–166.
Atchley M.C., de Soyza A.G., Whitford WG.  1999.  Arroyo water storage and soil nutrients and their effects on gas-exchange of shrub species in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 43:21-33.
Eve M.D., Whitford WG, Havstad K.  1999.  Applying satellite imagery to triage assessment of ecosystem health. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 54:205-227.
Whitford WG, Van Zee JW, Nash M.S., Smith W.E., Herrick JE.  1999.  Ants as indicators of exposure to environmental stressors in North American desert grasslands. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 54:143-171.
Carlson S.R, Whitford WG.  1991.  Ant mound influence on vegetation and soils in a semiarid mountain ecosystem. The American Midland Naturalist. 126:125-139.