Publications

  • 2017 Zaya, DN, Pearse, IS, Spyreas, G.  Long-term trends in Midwestern milkweed abundances and their relevance to monarch butterfly declines Bioscience  67: 343-356 2017 pdf
  • 2017 Pearse, IS.  Are resource dynamics a necessity for oak masting?  International Oaks
  • 2017 Mayor SJ, Guralnick RP, Tingley MW, Otegui J, Withey JC, Elmendorf SC, Andrew ME, Leyk S, Pearse IS, Schneider DC. 2017. Increasing phenological asynchrony between spring green-up and arrival of migratory birds. Scientific Reports
  • 2017 Arimura G-I, Pearse IS From the lab bench to the forest: ecology and defence mechanisms of volatile-mediated ‘Talking Trees’.  Chapter in:  Communication between Plants, and between Plants and other Organisms (book series) Advances in Botanical Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.abr.2016.08.001
  • 2017 Moriera X, Pearse, IS.  Leaf habit does not determine the investment in both physical and chemical defences and pairwise correlations between these defensive traits.  Plant Biology 
  • 2016 Pearse, IS, Koenig, WD, Kelly, D.  Towards a mechanistic understanding of mast seeding.  The New Phytologist
  • Krimmel, BA, Pearse IS.  Tolerance and phenological avoidance of herbivory in tarweed species.  Ecology
  • 2016 Mescher MA, Pearse IS. Communicative interactions involving plants: information, evolution, and ecology. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 32: 69-76
  • 2016 Pesendorfer, M., Koenig, WD., Pearse, IS., Knops, JMH., Funk, K. On the role of resources and pollen limitation in determining masting in a wind-pollinated tree.  Journal of Ecology
  • 2016 Koenig, WD, Alejano, R., Dolores Carbonero, M, Fernández-Rebollo, P., Knops, JMH, Maranon, T, Padilla-Diaz, CM, Pearse, IS, Perez-Ramon, IM, Pesendorfer, MB.  Is the relationship between mast-seeding and weather in oaks related to their life-history or phylogeny? Ecology
  • 2016 Yguel, B, Jactel, H, Pearse, IS, Moen, D, Winter, M, Hortal, J, Helmus, M, Kühn, I, Pavoine, S, Purschke, O, Weiher, E, Violle, C, Ozinga, W, Braendle M, Bartish I, Prinzing, A.  Beyond phylogenetic diversity: Evolutionary history characterizes species communities and helps predict their productivity.  The American Naturalist
  • 2016 Moriera X, Pearse IS.  Defensive traits in young pine trees cluster into two divergent syndromes related to early growth rate.  PlosOne 11(3) e0152537
  • 2015 McMahon, D., Pearse, IS, Koenig, WD, Walters, EL.  Oak community shift and woodpecker population increase over three decades in California woodland. Canadian Journal of Forest Research
  • 2015 LoPresti, EF, Pearse, IS, Charles, GK.  A plant siren song: columbines provision mutualist arthropods by attracting and killing passerby insects.  Ecology (featured in Science and Discover Magazine)
  • 2015 Pearse, IS, Altermatt, F.  Out of sample predictions from plant-insect food webs:  robustness to missing and erroneous trophic interaction records. Ecological Applications
  • 2015 Pearse, IS, Baty, JH, Herrmann, DL, Sage, R, Koenig, WD.  Leaf phenology mediates provenance differences in herbivore populations on valley oaks in a common garden.  Ecological Entomology
  • 2015 Pearse, IS, Koenig, WD, Funk, KA, Presendorfer, MB.  Pollen limitation and flower abortion in a wind-pollinated, masting tree.  Ecology
  • 2015 Koenig, WD, Knops, JMH, Carmen, WJ, Pearse, IS.  What drives masting?  The phenological synchrony hypothesis.  Ecology
  • 2015 Hughes, KA, Pearse, IS, Gof-Tizsa, P, Karban, R.  Individual-level differences in generalist caterpillar responses to a plant-plant signal.  Ecological Entomology
  • 2015 Pearse, IS, Funk, KA, Kraft, TS, Koenig, WD.  Lagged effects of early season herbivores on valley oak fecundity.  Oecologia
  • 2015 Petchey OL, Pontarp M, Massie TN,  Kéfi S, Ozgul A, Weilenmann M, Palamara GC, Altermatt F, Matthews BJ, Levine JM, Childs DZ, McGill BJ, Schaepman ME, Schmid B, Spaak P, Beckerman AP, Pennekamp F, Pearse IS.  The Ecological Forecast Horizon, and examples of its uses and determinants Ecology Letters pdf
  • 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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