Walt Whitford

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1987
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.
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.
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, Reynolds JF, Cunningham GL.  1987.  How desertification affects nitrogen limitation of primary production of Chihuahuan Desert watersheds. Proceedings of the Symposium on Strategies for Classification and Management of Native Vegetation for Food Production in Arid Zones. General Technical Report RM-150:143-153.
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.
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.
Gutierrez J.R, Whitford WG.  1987.  Responses of Chihuahuan Desert herbaceous annuals to rainfall augmentation. Journal of Arid Environments. 12:127-139.
MacKay WP, Silva S, Loring SJ, Whitford WG.  1987.  The role of subterranean termites in the decomposition of above ground creosotebush litter. Sociobiology. 13:235-239.
Moorhead DL, Freckman DW, Reynolds JF, Whitford WG.  1987.  A simulation model of soil nematode population dynamics: effects of moisture and temperature. Pedobiologia. 30:361-372.
Lightfoot DC, Whitford WG.  1987.  Variation in insect densities on desert creosotebush: is nitrogen a factor? Ecology. 68:547-557.
1986
Reynolds JF.  1986.  Adaptive strategies of desert shrubs with special reference to the creosotebush (Larrea tridentata [DC] Cov.). Pattern and Process in Desert Ecosystems. :19-49.
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.  1986.  Decomposition and nutrient cycling in deserts. Pattern and Process in Desert Ecosystems. :93-117.
Whitford WG.  1986.  Decomposition and nutrient cycling in deserts. Pattern and Process in Desert Ecosystems. :93-117.
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.
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.
Zak JC, Whitford WG.  1986.  The occurrence of hypogeous ascomycete in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Mycologia. 78:840-841.
Whitford WG.  1986.  Pattern in desert ecosystems: water availability and nutrient interactions. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Stability. Vol. 3A/B:109-117.
Ludwig JA.  1986.  Primary production variability in desert ecosystems. Pattern and Process in Desert Ecosystems. :5-17.
Whitford WG, Steinberger Y., MacKay W., Parker L.W, Freckman D., Wallwork J.A, Weems D..  1986.  Rainfall and decomposition in the Chihuahuan desert. Oecologia. 68:512-515.
Wallwork J.A, MacQuitty M, Silva S, Whitford WG.  1986.  Seasonality of some Chihuahuan Desert soil oribatid mites (Acari: Cryptostigmata). Journal of Zoology, London (A). 208:403-416.
Whitford WG, Schaefer D, Wisdom W.  1986.  Soil movement by desert ants. The Southwestern Naturalist. 31:273-274.
1985
MacKay WP, Blizzard JH, Miller JJ, Whitford WG.  1985.  Analysis of above-ground gallery construction by the subterranean termite Gnathamitermes tubiformans (Isoptera: Termitidae). Environmental Entomology. 14:470-474.
Parker LW, Whitford WG.  1985.  The detrital food web and surface mine reclamation. Proceedings of American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation.
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.
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.
Schaefer D, Steinberger Y, Whitford WG.  1985.  The failure of nitrogen and lignin control of decomposition in a North American desert. Oecologia. 65:382-386.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1985.  Host plant ovipositional preferences and usage by Oecleus nolinus (Homoptera: Cixiidae). The Southwestern Naturalist. 30:610-611.
Steinberger Y, Whitford WG.  1985.  Microarthropods of a desert tabosa grass (Hilaria mutica) swale. The American Midland Naturalist. 114:225-234.
Silva SI, MacKay WP, Whitford WG.  1985.  The relative contributions of termites and microarthropods to fluff grass litter disappearance in the Chihuahuan Desert. Oecologia. 67:31-34.
Kamill BW, Steinberger Y., Whitford WG.  1985.  Soil microarthropods from the Chihuahuan Desert of New Mexico. Journal of Zoology, London (A). 205:273-286.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1985.  Structure and organization of a winter community of cavity-inhabiting, web-building spiders (Pholocidae and Theridiidae) in a Chihuahuan Desert habitat. Journal of Arid Environments. 8:57-65.
1984
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.
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.
Fowler HG, Whitford WG.  1984.  Coordinated prey capture by Novomessor cockerelli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). New York Entomological Society. 91:328-332.
Steinberger Y., Freckman D.W, Parker L.W, Whitford WG.  1984.  Effects of simulated rainfall and litter quantities on desert soil biota: nematodes and microarthropods. Pedobiologia. 26:267-274.
Parker L.W, Freckman D.W, Steinberger Y., Driggers L., Whitford WG.  1984.  Effects of simulated rainfall and litter quantities on desert soil biota: soil respiration, microflora and protozoa. Pedobiologia. 27:185-195.
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.
Steinberger Y, Whitford WG.  1984.  Spatial and temporal relationships of soil microarthropods on a desert watershed. Pedobiologia. 26:275-284.

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