Publications

  • press Pearse, IS, Koenig, WD, Funk, KA, Presendorfer, MB.  Pollen limitation and flower abortion in a wind-pollinated, masting tree.  Ecology
  • press Koenig, WD, Knops, JMH, Carmen, WJ, Pearse, IS.  Phenology as the proximate driver of masting in a temperate tree.  Ecology
  • press Pearse, IS, Funk, KA, Kraft, TS, Koenig, WD.  Lagged effects of early season herbivores on valley oak fecundity.  Oecologia
  • 2014 Pearse, IS, Hipp, AL.  Native plant diversity increases herbivory to non-natives.  Proceedings of the Royal Society – B  281: 20141841 pdf
  • 2014 Koenig, WD, Walters, EL, Pearse, IS, Carmen, WJ, Knops, JMH.  Serotiny in California oaks. Madroño 61: 151-158 pdf
  • 2014 Krimmel, BA, Pearse, IS.  Generalist and sticky plant specialist predators suppress herbivores on a sticky plant.  Arthropod Plant Interactions 8: 403-410 pdf
  • 2014 Pearse, IS, Cobb, RC, Karban, R.  The phenology substrate match hypothesis explains decomposition rates of evergreen and deciduous oak leaves. Journal of Ecology 102: 28-35 pdf (about)
  • 2014 Pearse, IS, Bastow, JL. Tsang, A.  The effect of radish introduction on nematode community. Oecologia 174: 471-478 pdf
  • 2014 Pearse, IS, Koenig WD, Knops, JMH.  Cues versus proximate drivers: testing the mechanism behind masting behavior. Oikos 123: 179-184 pdf
  • 2014 Pearse, IS, Griswold, S, Pizarro, D, Koenig, WD.  Stage and size structure of three species of oaks in central coastal California. Madroño 61: 1-8 pdf data
  • 2014 Desurmont, G, Pearse, IS.  Alien plants versus alien herbivores:  does it matter who is non-native in a novel trophic interaction?  Current Opinion in Insect Science 2: 20-25 pdf
  • 2014 Karban, R, Huntzinger, M, Pearse, IS How To Do Ecology: A Concise Handbook 2nd Edition.  Princeton Press, Princeton, NJ website
  • 2013 Pearse, IS and Karban, R.  Oak leaf drop decreases herbivory and drives the evolution of leaf defenses. Oecologia 173: 925-932 pdf
  • 2013 Pearse, IS, Harris, DJ. Karban, R. Sih, A. Predicting novel herbivore-plant interactions. Oikos 122: 1554-1564 pdf  Oikos blog
  • 2013 Pearse, IS and Altermatt, F.  Predicting novel trophic interactions in a non-native world.  Ecology Letters 16: 1088-1094 pdf
  • 2013 Pearse, IS and Altermatt, F.  Extinction cascades underestimate observed herbivore losses in a complete Lepidoptera-plant food web. Ecology 94(8): 1785-1794 pdf  cover
  • 2013 Pearse, IS, Hughes, K, Shiojiri, K, Ishizaki, S, Karban, R.  Interplant volatile signaling in willows:  revisiting the original talking trees.  Oecologia 172: 869-874 pdf cover
  • 2013 Pearse, IS and Karban, R.  Do plant-plant signals mediate herbivory consistently in multiple taxa and ecological contexts?  Journal of Plant Interactions 8(3): 203-206
  • 2013 Pearse, IS, Koenig, WD.  Acorns, acorns everywhere, but not in every year.  International Oaks 24: 116-121
  • 2013 Savchenko, T,  Pearse, IS,  Karban, R, DeHesh, K.  Insect feeding habits determine the composition of hydroperoxide lyase-derived metabolites The Plant Journal 73: 653-662 pdf
  • 2013 Krimmel, WA and Pearse, IS.  Sticky plant traps insects to enhance indirect defense.  Ecology Letters 16: 219-224 pdf
  • 2013 Pearse, IS, Gee, W, Beck, J Headspace volatiles from 52 oak species advertise induction, species identity, and evolution, but not defense.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 39(1):  90-100 pdf
  • 2012 Pearse, IS. and Hipp, AL. Global patterns of leaf defenses in oak species.  Evolution 66-7: 2272-2286 pdf
  • 2012 Herrmann, DL, Pearse, IS, Baty, JH. Drivers of herbivore diversity on native oaks in urban areas: gall wasp communities across 10 cities Landscape and Urban Planning 108: 123-130 pdf
  • 2012 Pear(s)e, IS  Book review:  Peterson et al. “Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions”  Quarterly Review of Biology 87: 376
  • 2012 Pearse, IS, Parensky, LM, Yang, LH, Stanton, ML, Karban, R, Bhattacharyya, L, Dove, K, Higgins, A, Kamaroff, C, Kirk, T, Knight, C, Koch, R, Rollins, H, Tanner, K, Cox, R.  Complex consequences of herbivore and interplant cues in three annual plants  PlosOne 7(5): e38105 pdf
  • 2012 Pearse, IS. and Baty, JH. The predictability of traits and ecological interactions on 17 different crosses of hybrid oaks.  Oecologia 169: 489-497 pdf
  • 2011  Pearse, IS.  The role of leaf defensive traits in oaks on the preference and   performance of a polyphagous herbivore, Orgyia vetusta.  Ecological Entomology 36(5): 635-642 pdf
  • 2011  Altermatt, F., Pearse, IS. Similarity and specialization of the larval versus adult diets of European butterflies and moths.  The American Naturalist 178(3): 372-378  pdf & about
  • 2011  Joseph, M., Gentles, M., Pearse, IS. The parasitoid community of Andricus quercuscalifornicus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) is associated with gall size and host phenology. Biodiversity and Conservation 20:203-216. pdf
  • 2010  Pearse, IS. Bird rookeries have different effects on different feeding guilds of herbivores and alter the feeding behavior of a common caterpillar.  Arthropod Plant Interactions 4: 189-195  pdf
  • 2010  Karban, R., C. Karban, Huntzinger, M., Pearse, I., Crutsinger, G.  Diet mixing enhances the performance of a generalist caterpillar, Platyprepia virginalis. Ecological Entomology 35(1): 92-99.  pdf
  • 2010  Pearse, IS.  The utility of arboreta and other common gardens of oaks for studying ecology and evolution.  International Oaks 21 145-147
  • 2009  Pearse, IS. and AL. Hipp. Phylogenetic and trait similarity to a native species predict herbivory on non-native oaks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(43): 18097-18102.  pdf  & appendix
  • 2007  Pearse, I, Zhu, Y, Murray, E, Dudeja, P, Ramaswamy, K, Malakooti, J.  Sp1 and   Sp3 control constitutive expression of the human NHE2 promoter by interactions with the proximal promoter and the transcription initiation site. Biochemical Journal 407: 101-111  link
  • 2007  Pears(e), I, Zhu, YX, Murray, E, Dudeja, PK, Ramaswamy, K, Malakooti, J.  Constitutive expression of the human NHE2 is controlled by a negative regulatory element located at the 5 ‘-untranslated region.  Gastroenterology 132(4) Suppl. 2:  A572-A573
  • 2006 Pearse, IS, Krügel, T, Baldwin, IS.  Innovation in anti-herbivore defense systems   during neopolypoloidy – the functional consequences of instantaneous speciation.  The Plant Journal 47: 196-210 pdf
  • 2005  Pearse, IS, Heath, KD, Cheeseman, JM.  Biochemical and ecological characterization of two peroxidase isoenzymes from the mangrove, Rhizophora mangle.  Plant, Cell and Environment 28: 612-622 pdf

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