Publications

2021


Chisholm, P., Stevens-Rumann, C.S., Davis, T.S. 2021. Interactions between climate and stand conditions predict pine mortality during a bark beetle outbreak. Forests 12:360. doi:10.3390/f12030360.

*Mann, A.J, Davis, T.S. 2021. Entomopathogenic fungi to control bark beetles: a review of ecological recommendations. In press, Pest Management Science. doi:10.1002/ps.6364

Atkins, D.H., Davis, T.S., Stewart, J.E. 2021. Probability of occurrence and phenology of pine wilt disease transmission by insect vectors in the southern Rocky Mountains. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2:e12044.

Ott, D.S., Davis, T.S., Mercado, J.E. 2021. Interspecific variation in spruce constitutive and induced defenses in response to a bark beetle fungal symbiont provides insight into traits associated with resistance. In press, Tree Physiology. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpaa170.

2020


Pandey, M., Thapa-Magar, K.B., Poudel, B.S., Davis, T.S., Shrestha, B.B. 2020. Plant invasion research in Nepal: a review of recent trends. Weeds – Journal of the Asia-Pacific Weed Science Society 2:16-33.

Thapa-Magar, K.B., Davis, T.S., Kondratieff, B.C. 2020. Livestock grazing is associated with seasonal reduction in pollinator biodiversity and functional dispersion but cheatgrass invasion is not: Variation in bee assemblages in a multi-use shortgrass prairie. PLOS ONE 15: e0237484. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0237484.

Davis, T.S., Rhoades, P.R., Mann, A.J., Griswold, T. 2020. Bark beetle outbreak enhances biodiversity and foraging habitat of native bees in alpine landscapes of the southern Rocky Mountains. Scientific Reports 10:16400. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-73273-z.

Davis, T.S. 2020. Toxicity of two Engelmann spruce monoterpene chemotypes from the southern Rocky Mountains to North American spruce beetle. The Canadian Entomologist 152:790-796.

Stewart, J.E., Hariss, F.L., Otto, K., Davis, T.S. 2020. Responses of Engelmann spruce to inoculation with Leptographium abietinum, a symbiotic fungus of the North American spruce beetle. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 50:465-472.

Mann, A. J., Davis, T. S. 2020. Effects of environmental variation on growth and virulence of an entomopathogenic fungus (Beauveria bassiana) (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) to North American spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis Kirby) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control 141:104130.

2019


Redmond, M. D., Davis, T. S., Wion, A. P., Ferrenberg, S. 2019. Resource allocation trade-offs in a mast-seeding conifer: Pinyon pine prioritizes reproduction over defenses, but not growth. AoB Plants 11:plz070. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plz070.

Davis, T. S., Redmond, M. D., Foote, N. E., Miller, W. 2019. Factors associated with establishment and growth of Pinus coulteri and Pinus sabiniana in California’s central coast bioregion. Forest Science, doi: 10.1093/forsci/fxz041.

Dell, I. H., Davis, T. S. 2019. Effects of site thermal variation and physiography on flight synchrony and phenology of the North American spruce beetle Dendroctonus rufipennis (Coleoptera: Scolytinae). Environmental Entomology 48:998-1011.

Magney, T.S., Frankenberg, C., Koehler, P., North, G., Davis, T.S., Dold, C., Dutta, D., Fisher, J., Grossmann, K., Hatfield, J., Stutz, J., Sun ,Y., and A. Porcar-Castell. 2019. Disentangling changes in the spectral shape of chlorophyll fluorescence: Implications for remote sensing of photosynthesis. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 124:1491-1507.

2018


Wojcik, V., Smith, L., Carromero, W., Adams, L.D, Davis, T.S., DeBano S.J., Fallon, C., Hatfield, R., Hoffman-Black, S., Kaye, T., Jepsen, S., McKnight, S., Morandin, L., Pelton, E., Rhoades, P., Rourke, K., Rowland, M., and W. Tinkham. 2018. New research and BMPs in natural areas: a synthesis of the pollinator management symposium from the 44th Natural Areas Conference, October 2017. Natural Areas Journal 38:334-346.

Rhoades, P.R., Davis, T.S., Tinkham, W., Hoffman, C. 2018. Effects of seasonality, forest structure and understory plant richness on bee community assemblage in a southern Rocky Mountain mixed conifer forest. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 111:278-284.

Davis, T.S., Stewart, J.E., Mann, A., Bradley, C., Hofstetter, R.W. 2018. Evidence for multiple ecological roles of Leptographium abietinum, a symbiotic fungus associated with the North American spruce beetle. Fungal Ecology 38:62-70.

Davis, T.S., Horne, F.B., Yetter, J.C., Stewart, J.E. 2018. Engelmann spruce chemotypes in Colorado and their effects on symbiotic fungi associated with North American spruce beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 44:601-610.

Davis, T.S., Mann, A., Malesky, D., Jankowski, E., Bradley, C. 2018. Laboratory and field evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauvaria bassiana for population management of spruce beetle, Dendroctonus rufipennis Kirby (Coleoptera: Scolytinae), in felled trees and factors limiting pathogen success. Environmental Entomology 47:594-602.

*Eigenbrode, S.D., Bosque-Pérez N.A., Davis T.S. 2018. Insect-borne plant pathogens and their vectors: ecology, evolution, and complex interactions. Annual Review of Entomology 63:169- 191.

Davis, T.S., Hansen, M. 2018. An ordinal day model of spruce beetle flight phenology in northern Colorado. Journal of Applied Entomology 142:277-281.

2017


Magney, T.S., Frankenberg, C., Fisher, J.B., Sun, Y., North G.B., Davis, T.S., Kornfeld, A. 2017. Connecting active to passive fluorescence with photosynthesis: a method for evaluating remote sensing measurements of chlorophyll fluorescence. New Phytologist 215:1594-1608.

Foote, N.E., Davis, T.S., Crowder, D., Bosque-Perez, N.A., Eigenbrode, S.D. 2017. Plant water stress affects interactions between an invasive and a naturalized aphid species on cereal crops. Environmental Entomology 46:609-616.

Davis T.S., Wu Y., Eigenbrode S.D. 2017. The effects of Bean leafroll virus on life history traits and host selection behavior of specialized pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum, Hemiptera: Aphididae) genotypes. Environmental Entomology 46:68-74.

2016


Eigenbrode, S.D., Davis, T.S., Adams, J., Husebye, D., Waits, L., and D. Hawthorne. 2016. Host-adapted aphid populations differ in their migratory patterns and capacity to colonize crops. Journal of Applied Ecology 53:1382–1390.

2015


Davis T.S., Bosque-Pérez N.P., Popova I., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2015. Evidence for additive effects of virus infection and water availability on phythormone induction in a staple crop. Frontiers in Ecology in Evolution, doi: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00114

Davis, T.S., Bosque-Pérez, N., g Foote, N.E., Magney, T., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2015. Environmentally dependent host-pathogen and vector-pathogen interactions in the Barley yellow dwarf virus pathosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology 52:1392–1401.

Davis, T.S., Wu, Y., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2015. Chickpea variety and phenology affect acquisition of Pea enation mosaic virus, subsequent plant injury, and aphid vector performance. Annals of Applied Biology 167:420–425.

2014


*Davis, T.S. 2014. The ecology of yeasts in the bark beetle holobiont: a century of research revisited. Microbial Ecology 69:723–732.

Wu, Y., Davis, T.S., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2014. Aphid behavioral responses to virus-infected plants are similar despite divergent fitness effects. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 153:246– 255.

Landolt, P.J., Cha, D., and T.S. Davis. 2014. Attraction of the orange mint moth and false celery leaftier moth (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to floral chemical lures. Journal of Economic Entomology 107:654–660.

Landolt, P.J., Ohler, B., Lo, P., Cha, D., Davis, T.S., Suckling, D.M., and J. Brunner. 2014. N-butyl sulfide as an attractant and coattractant for male and female codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortridicae). Environmental Entomology 43:291–297.

Davis, T.S., Wu, Y., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2014. Host settling behavior, reproductive performance, and impacts on plant growth of a cereal aphid new to the United States, Metopolophium dirhodum cerealium (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology 43:682–688.

Davis, T.S., Abatzoglou, J., Bosque-Pérez, N., Halbert, S.E., Pike, K., and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2014. Differing contributions of density dependence and climate to the population dynamics of three eruptive herbivores. Ecological Entomology 39:566–577.

2013


*Davis, T.S., Hofstetter, R.W., Crippen, T., and J.K. Tomberlin. 2013. Microbial volatiles as insect semiochemicals. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:840–859.

Davis, T.S. and R.W. Hofstetter. 2013. Allometry of phloem thickness and resin flow and their relation to tree chemotype in a southwestern ponderosa pine forest. Forest Science 60:270-274.

Davis, T.S., Garczynski, S.F., Stevens-Rumann, C. and P. J. Landolt. 2013. A test of fruit varieties on entry rate and development by neonate larvae of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 148:259–266.

*Davis, T.S. and P.J. Landolt. 2013. A survey of insect assemblages responding to volatiles from a ubiquitous fungus in an agricultural landscape. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:860–868.

2012


Davis, T.S. and R.W. Hofstetter. 2012. Plant secondary chemistry mediates the performance of a nutritional symbiont associated with a tree-killing herbivore. Ecology 93:421–429.

Davis, T.S., Horton, D.R., Munyaneza, J.E., and P.J. Landolt. 2012. Experimental infection of plants with an herbivore-associated bacterial endosymbiont influences herbivore host selection. PLOS ONE 7:e49330. doi: 10.371/journal.pone.0049330.

Davis, T.S., Boundy-Mills, K., and P.J. Landolt. 2012. Volatile emissions from an epiphytic fungus are semiochemicals for eusocial wasps. Microbial Ecology 64:1056–1063.

Davis, T.S. and P. J Landolt. 2012. Body size phenotypes are heritable and mediate fecundity but not fitness in the lepidopteran frugivore Cydia pomonella. Naturwissenschaften 99:483–491.

Davis, T. S., Grady, K. C., and N. E. Foote. 2012. Ant colony response to disturbance is predicted by tree size but not tree density in a neotropical ant-plant association. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 32:116–121.

Landolt, P.J., Adams, T., Davis, T.S. and H. Rogg. 2012. Spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) (Diptera: Drosophilidae) attraction to the combination of wine and vinegar. Florida Entomologist 95:326–332.

2011


Davis, T.S. and R.W. Hofstetter. 2011. Oleoresin chemistry mediates oviposition behavior and fecundity of a tree-killing bark beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37:1177–1183.

Davis, T.S. and R.W. Hofstetter. 2011. Reciprocal interactions between the bark-beetle associated yeast Ogataea pini and host tree phytochemistry. Mycologia 103:1201–1207.

Davis, T.S., Hofstetter, R.W., Foster, J.T., Foote, N.E., and P.Keim. 2011. Interactions between Ogataea pini and filamentous fungi associated with the western pine beetle. Microbial Ecology 61:626– 634.

Davis, T.S., Jarvis, K., Parise, K.L., and R.W. Hofstetter. 2011. Oleoresin exudation rate increases and viscosity declines following a fire event in a ponderosa pine ecosystem. Journal of the Arizona- Nevada Academy of Science 43:6–11.

2010


Davis, T.S., Hofstetter, R.W., and J.T. Foster. 2010. Host-tree phytochemistry has non-additive effects on mycangial fungi isolated from Dendroctonus brevicomis. (Abstract). International Forestry Review 12:354.

Davis T.S., R.W. Hofstetter, K.D. Klepzig, J.T. Foster, and P. Keim. 2010. Interactions between multiple fungi isolated from two bark beetles, Dendroctonus brevicomis and D. frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research 1:118–126.

2009


Waring, K.M., Reboletti, D.M., Mork, L.A., Hofstetter, R.W., Garcia, A.M., Fulé, P.Z., and T. S. Davis.2009. Modeling the impacts of two bark beetle species under warming climate in the southwestern U.S.A.: ecological and economic consequences. Environmental Management 44:824–835.

Davis, T.S. and R.W. Hofstetter. 2009. Effects of gallery density and species ratio on the fitness and fecundity of two sympatric bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Environmental Entomology 38:639–650.

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