2015

† Authors listed alphabetically after first author
‡ Papers with undergraduate co-authors

  • †Soltis, N., Gómez, S., Gonda-King, L., Preisser, E.L., and C.M. Orians. 2015. Contrasting effects of two exotic hemipterans on whole-plant resource allocation in a declining conifer. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 187(1): 86-97 [PDF]
  • Pan, H., Preisser, E.L., Chu, D., Wang, S.L., Wu, Q.J., Carriere, Y., Zhou, X.G., and Y.J. Zhang. 2015. Insecticides promote viral outbreaks by altering herbivore competition. Ecological Applications 25(6): 1585-1595 [PDF]
  • Orrock, J.L., Sih, A., Ferrari, M.C.O., Karban, R., Preisser, E.L., Sheriff, M.J., and J.S. Thaler. 2015. Error management in plant allocation to herbivore defense. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30(8): 441-445. NOTE: Authors listed alphabetically after first two authors [PDF]
  • †Gómez, S., Gonda-King, L., Orians, C.M., Orwig, D.A., Panko, R., Radville, L., Soltis, N., Thornber, C.S., and E.L. Preisser. 2015. Interactions between invasive herbivores and their long-term impact on New England hemlock forests. Biological Invasions 17(2): 661-673 [PDF]
  • †Hickin, M., and E.L. Preisser. 2015. Effects of light and water availability on the performance of hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae). Environmental Entomology 44(1): 128-135 [PDF]
  • †Su, Q., Preisser, E.L., Xie, W., Wang, S.L., Wu, Q.J., and Y.J. Zhang. 2015. Manipulation of host quality and defense by a plant virus improves performance of whitefly vectors. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(1): 11-19 [PDF]
  • Vendettuoli, J.F., Orwig, D.A., Krumins, J.A., Waterhouse, M.D., and E.L. Preisser. 2015. Hemlock woolly adelgid alters fine root bacterial abundance and mycorrhizal associations in eastern hemlock. Forest Ecology and Management 339: 112-116 [PDF]
  • McKenzie, E.A., Elkinton, J.S., Casagrande, R.A., Preisser, E.L., and M. Mayer. 2014. Terpene chemistry of eastern hemlocks resistant to hemlock woolly adelgid. Journal of Chemical Ecology 40(9): 1003-1012 [PDF]
  • †Li, X., Preisser, E.L., Boyle, K.J., Holmes, T.P., Liebhold, A., and D.A. Orwig. 2014. Potential social and economic impacts of the hemlock woolly adelgid in southern New England. Southeastern Naturalist 13(Special Issue 6): 130-146 [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Oten, K.F., and F.P. Hain. 2014. Hemlock woolly adelgid in the eastern United States: what have we learned? Southeastern Naturalist 13(special issue 6): 1-15 [PDF]
  • Gonda-King, L., Gómez, S., Martin, J., Orians, C.M., and E.L. Preisser. 2014. Tree responses to an invasive sap-feeding insect. Plant Ecology 215(3): 297-304 [PDF]
  • Ferrari, J.R., Preisser, E.L., and M.C. Fitzpatrick. 2014. Modeling the spread of invasive species using dynamic network models. Biological Invasions 16(4): 949-960 [PDF]
  • Soltis, N., Gómez, S., Leisk, G., Sherwood, P., Preisser, E.L., Bonello, E., and C.M. Orians. 2014. Failure under stress: the effect of the exotic herbivore Adelges tsugae on biomechanics of Tsuga canadensis. Annals of Botany 113(4): 721-730 [PDF]
  • Radville, L., Gonda-King, L., Gómez, S., Kaplan, I., and E.L. Preisser. 2014. Are exotic herbivores better competitors? A meta-analysis. Ecology 95(1): 30-36 [PDF]
  • Gómez, S., Gonda-King, L., Orians, C.M., and E.L. Preisser. 2014. Competitor avoidance drives within-host feeding site selection in a passively-dispersed herbivore. Ecological Entomology 39(1): 10-16 [PDF]
  • Liu, B.M., Preisser, E.L., Jiao, X., Pan, H., Xie, W., Wang, S.L., Wu, Q.J., and Y.J. Zhang. 2013. Plant-mediated changes in the feeding behavior of an invasive whitefly. Environmental Entomology 42(5): 980-986 [PDF]
  • ‡Pezet, J., Elkinton, J.S., Gómez, S., McKenzie, E.A., Lavine, M., and E.L. Preisser. 2013. Hemlock woolly adelgid and elongate hemlock scale induce changes in foliar volatiles of eastern hemlock. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39 (8): 1090-1100 [PDF]
  • Liu, B.M., Preisser, E.L., Chu, D., Pan, H., Xie, W., Wang, S.L, Wu, Q., Zhou, X.G., and Y.J. Zhang. 2013. Multiple forms of vector manipulation by a plant-infecting virus: Bemisia tabaci and tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Journal of Virology 87(9): 4929-4937   [PDF]
  • Orrock, J.L., Preisser, E.L., Grabowski, J.H., and G.C. Trussell. 2013. The cost of safety: Refuges increase the impact of predation risk in aquatic systems. Ecology 94(3): 573-579  [PDF]
  • Rafter, J.L., Agrawal, A.A., and E.L. Preisser. 2013. Chinese mantids gut toxic monarch caterpillars: avoidance of prey defense? Ecological Entomology 38(1): 76-82  [PDF]
  • Ingwell, L.L., Miller-Pierce, M.R., Trotter, R.T. III, and E.L. Preisser. 2012. Vegetation and invertebrate community response to eastern hemlock decline in southern New England. Northeastern Naturalist 19(4): 541-558  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and J.L. Orrock. 2012. The allometry of fear: Interspecific relationships between body size and response to predation risk. Ecosphere 3(9): 77  [PDF]
  • Miller-Pierce, M.R., and E.L. Preisser. 2012. Asymmetric priority effects influence the success of invasive forest insects. Ecological Entomology 37: 350-358  [PDF]
  • Gonda-King, L., Radville, L., and E.L. Preisser. 2012. False ring formation in eastern hemlock branches: impacts of hemlock woolly adelgid and elongate hemlock scale. Environmental Entomology 41(3): 523-531  [PDF]
  • Gomez, S., Orians, C.M., and E.L. Preisser. 2012. Exotic herbivores on a shared host: foliar quality after individual, simultaneous, and sequential attack. Oecologia 169(4): 1015-1024  [PDF]
  • ‡Preisser, E.L., Miller-Pierce, M.R, Vansant, J.L., and D.A. Orwig. 2011. Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) regeneration in the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) and elongate hemlock scale (Fiorinia externa). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41(12): 2433-2439  [PDF]
  • ‡Turner, J.L., Fitzpatrick, M.C., and E.L. Preisser. 2011. Simulating the dispersal of hemlock woolly adelgid in the temperate forest understory. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 141(3): 216-223.   [PDF]
  • Radville, L., Chaves, A., and E.L. Preisser. 2011. Variation in plant defense against herbivores: evidence for a hypersensitive response in eastern hemlocks (Tsuga canadensis). Journal of Chemical Ecology 37(6): 592-597.  [PDF]
  • Ingwell, L.L., and E.L. Preisser. 2011. Using citizen science programs to identify host resistance in pest-invaded forests. Conservation Biology 25(1): 182-188.  [PDF]
  • Fitzpatrick, M.C., Preisser, E.L., Porter, A., Elkinton, J.S., Waller, L.A., Carlin, B.P., and A.M. Ellison. 2010. Ecological boundary detection using Bayesian areal wombling. Ecology 91(12): 3448-3455.   [PDF]
  • Orrock, J.L., Sih, A., Dill, L.M., Grabowski, J. H, Peacor, S.D., Peckarsky, B.L., Preisser, E.L., J.R. Vonesh, and E. E. Werner. 2010. Predator effects in predator-free space: the remote effects of predators on prey. Open Ecology 3: 22-30.  [PDF]
  • †Sih, A., Bolnick, D.I., Luttbeg, B., Orrock, J.L., Peacor, S., Pintor, L.M., Preisser, E.L., Rehage, J.S. and J.R. Vonesh. 2010. Predator-prey naiveté, antipredator behavior, and the ecology of predator invasions. Oikos 119(4): 610-621.  [PDF]
  • Miller-Pierce, M.R., Orwig, D.A., and E.L. Preisser. 2010. Effects of hemlock woolly adelgid and elongate hemlock scale on eastern hemlock growth and foliar chemistry. Environmental Entomology 39(2): 513-519.  [PDF]
  • Ingwell, L.L., Brady, J., Fitzpatrick, M.C., Maynard, B., Casagrande, R., and E.L. Preisser. 2009. Intraspecific variation in Tsuga canadensis foliar chemistry. Northeastern Naturalist 16(4): 585-594.  [PDF]
  • ‡Benttinen, J. and E.L. Preisser. 2009. Avian kleptoparasitism of the digger wasp Sphex pensylvanicus. Canadian Entomologist 141(6): 604-608.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L. 2009. The physiology of predator stress in free-ranging prey. Journal of Animal Ecology 78(6): 1103-1105.  [PDF]
  • Fitzpatrick, M.C., Preisser, E.L., Ellison, A.M., and J.S. Elkinton. 2009. Observer bias and the detection of low-density populations. Ecological Applications 19(7): 1673-1679.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Bolnick, D.I., and J.H. Grabowski. 2009. Resource dynamics influence the strength of nonconsumptive predator effects on prey. Ecology Letters 12(4): 315-323.[PDF]
  • Elkinton, J.S., Preisser, E.L., Boettner, G. and D. Parry. 2008. Factors influencing larval survival of the invasive browntail moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in relict North American populations. Environmental Entomology 37(6): 1429-1437.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Elkinton, J.S., and K. Abell. 2008. Evolution of increased cold tolerance during range expansion of the elongate hemlock scale Fiorinia externa Ferris (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). Ecological Entomology 33(6): 709-715.  [PDF]
  • Ram, K., Preisser, E.L., Gruner, D.G., and D.R. Strong. 2008. Metapopulation dynamics override local abiotic limits on long-term parasite persistence. Ecology 89(12): 3290-3297.   [PDF]
  • Ram, K., Gruner, D.G., McLaughlin, J.P., Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2008. Dynamics of a subterranean trophic cascade in space and time. Invited special feature contribution for Journal of Nematology 40(2): 85-92.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E. L., and J.S. Elkinton. 2008. Exploitative competition between invasive herbivores benefits a native host plant. Ecology 89(10): 2671-2677.  [PDF]
  • †Schmitz, O.J, Grabowski, J.H., Peckarsky, B.L., Preisser, E.L., Trussell, G.C., and J.R. Vonesh. 2008. From individuals to ecosystem function: Towards an integration of evolutionary and ecosystem ecology. Ecology 89(9):2436-2445.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and D.I. Bolnick. 2008. When predators don’t eat their prey: Nonconsumptive predator effects on prey dynamics. Ecology 89(9): 2414-2415.  [PDF]
  • †Peckarsky, B.L., Bolnick, D.I., Dill, L.M., Grabowski, J.H., Luttbeg, B.L., Orrock, J.L., Peacor, S.D., Preisser, E.L., Schmitz, O.J., and G.C. Trussell. 2008. Revisiting the classics: Considering non-consumptive effects in textbook examples of predator-prey interactions. Ecology 89(9): 2416-2425.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L. “Trophic Structure.” In Jorgensen, S.E., and B.D. Fath, editors. Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier Press B.V., Oxford 4: 3608-3616.  [PDF]
  • Caswell, T., R. Casagrande, B. Maynard, and E. Preisser. 2008. Production and evaluation of eastern hemlocks potentially resistant to the hemlock woolly adelgid. pp. 124-134. In B. Onken and R. Reardon [eds.], Fourth Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States. US Forest Service, Hartford, CT.  [PDF]
  • Ingwell, L., B. Maynard, R. Casagrande, and E. Preisser. 2008. Naturally-occurring adelgid resistance in eastern hemlocks. pp. 236-237 In B. Onken and R. Reardon [eds.], Fourth Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States. US Forest Service, Hartford, CT.  [PDF]
  • Miller-Pierce, M., Preisser, E. and D. Orwig. 2008. Interactions between invasive herbivores: Adelges tsugae, Fiorinia externa, and their impact on eastern hemlock growth and foliar chemistry. pp. 244-245 In B. Onken and R. Reardon [eds.], Fourth Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States. US Forest Service, Hartford, CT.   [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and D.I. Bolnick. 2008. The many faces of fear: Comparing the pathways and impacts of nonconsumptive predator effects on prey populations. Public Library of Science ONE 3(6): e2465.  [PDF]
  • Bastow, J.L., Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2008. Wood decomposition following a perennial lupine die-off: a three-year litterbag study. Ecosystems 11(3): 442-453.  [PDF]
  • Bastow, J.L., Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2008. Holcus lanatus invasion slows decomposition through its interaction with a macroinvertebrate detritivore, Porcellio scaber. Biological Invasions 10(2): 191-199.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Lodge, A.G., Orwig, D.A., J.S. Elkinton. 2008. Range expansion and population dynamics of co-occurring invasive herbivores. Biological Invasions 10(2): 201-213.  [PDF]
  • Butin, E., Preisser, E.L., and J.S. Elkinton. 2007. Factors affecting settlement rate of the hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae, on eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9(3): 215-219.  [PDF]
  • ‡Preisser, E.L., Gibson, S.G., Adler, L.S., and E.E. Lewis. 2007. Underground herbivory and the costs of constitutive defense in tobacco. Acta Oecologica 31(2): 210-215.   [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Orrock, J.L., and O.J. Schmitz. 2007. Predator hunting mode and habitat domain affect the strength of non-consumptive effects in predator–prey interactions. Ecology 88(11): 2744-2751.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and J.L. Bastow. 2006. Plant damage from and defenses against ‘cryptic’ herbivory: a guild perspective. Journal of Plant Interactions 1(4): 197-210.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Dugaw, C.J., Dennis, B., and D. R. Strong. 2006. Plant facilitation of a belowground predator. Ecology 87(5): 1116-1123.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Dugaw, C.J., Dennis, B., and D.R. Strong. 2005. Long-term survival of the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis marelatus. Environmental Entomology 34(6): 1501-1506.  [PDF]
  • Dugaw, C.J., Preisser, E.L, Hastings, A.M., and D. R. Strong. 2005. Widening the windows of persistence in seasonal microparasite-host systems. Theoretical Population Biology 68(4): 267-276.  [PDF]
  • Bolnick, D.I., and E.L. Preisser. 2005. Resource competition modifies the strength of trait-mediated predator-prey interactions. Ecology 86(10): 2771-2779.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Bolnick, D.I., and M.F. Benard. 2005. Scared to death? The effects of intimidation and consumption in predator-prey interactions. Ecology 86(2): 501-509.  [PDF]
  • ‡Eng, M.S, Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2005. Phoresy of the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis marelatus by a non-host organism, the isopod Porcellio scaber. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 88: 173-176.   [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2004. Climate affects predator control of an herbivore outbreak. American Naturalist 163(5): 754-762.  [PDF]
  • Dugaw, C.J., Hastings, A.M., Preisser, E.L., and D.R. Strong. 2004. Seasonally limited host supply generates microparasite population cycles. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 66 (3): 583-594.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L. 2003. Field evidence for a rapidly cascading underground food web. Ecology 84(4): 869-874.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L. 2001. Hepialus californicus (Hepialidae) oviposition preference on the lupine Lupinus arboreus. Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society 55 (3): 120-122.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Kefer, J.Y., Lawrence, J.D., and T.W. Clark. 2000. An interdisciplinary approach to wetlands management: vernal pool protection in CT. Environmental Management 26 (5): 499-510.  [PDF]
  • Kiesecker, J.M., Skelly, D.K., Beard, K.H., and E.L. Preisser. 1999. Behavioral reduction of infection risk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 96: 9165-9168.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., and J.R. Yelin. 1999. Attwater’s prairie chicken: the conservation challenge and recommendations. Endangered Species Update 16 (1): 2-8.  [PDF]
  • Preisser, E.L., Smith, D.C., and M.D. Lowman. 1998. Canopy and ground level insect distribution in a temperate forest. Selbyana 19 (2): 141-146.  [PDF]