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Submissions from 2020

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Employing Very High Frequency (VHF) Radio Telemetry to Recreate Monarch Butterfly Flight Paths, Kelsey E. Fisher, James S. Adelman, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Estimates of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) utilization by monarch larvae (Danaus plexippus) and the significance of larval movement, Kelsey E. Fisher, Richard L. Hellmich, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Estimating arthropod survival probability from field counts: a case study with monarch butterflies, Tyler J. Grant, D. T. Tyler Flockhart, Teresa R. Blader, Richard L. Hellmich, Grace M. Pitman, Sam Tyner, D. Ryan Norris, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Assessing field‐scale risks of foliar insecticide applications to monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) larvae, Niranjana Krishnan, Yang Zhang, Keith G. Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, Joel R. Coats, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) plant detection using mobile cameras, Koray Ozcan, Anuj Sharma, Steven P. Bradbury, Dana Schweitzer, Teresa Blader, and Sue Blodgett

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Pan Traps for Tracking Honey Bee Activity-Density: A Case Study in Soybeans, Ashley L. St. Clair, Adam G. Dolezal, Matthew E. O'Neal, and Amy L. Toth

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Evaluating Native Bee Communities and Nutrition in Managed Grasslands, D. S. Stein, Diane M. Debinski, John M. Pleasants, and Amy L. Toth

Submissions from 2019

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Patterns of Monarch Site Occupancy and Dynamics in Iowa, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Rachel A. Vanausdall, Kevin T. Murphy, Karen E. Kinkead, and Paul W. Frese

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Interacting stressors matter: diet quality and virus infection in honeybee health, Adam G. Dolezal, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Timothy M. Judd, W. Allen Miller, Bryony C. Bonning, and Amy L. Toth

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The Role of Modeling in Monarch Butterfly Research and Conservation, Tyler J. Grant and Steven P. Bradbury

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Monarch butterfly host plant (milkweed Asclepias spp.) abundance varies by habitat type across 98 prairies, Andrew D. Kaul and Brian J. Wilsey

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Design Implications for Surveys to Monitor Monarch Butterfly Population Trends, Karen E. Kinkead, Tyler M. Harms, Stephen J. Dinsmore, Paul W. Frese, and Kevin T. Murphy

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Characterizing urban butterfly populations: the case for purposive point-count surveys, Bret Lang, Philip M. Dixon, Robert W. Klaver, Jan R. Thompson, and Mark P. Widrlechner

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Transcriptomic responses to diet quality and viral infection in Apis mellifera, Lindsay Rutter, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Bryony C. Bonning, Dianne Cook, Amy L. Toth, and Adam G. Dolezal

Submissions from 2018

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Milkweed patch size effects on monarch butterfly oviposition within Iowa prairies and roadsides, Teresa Rose Blader

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Infiltrating the hive mind: Immune and viral effects on behavior of the honey bee (Apis mellifera), Amy C. Geffre

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Predicting monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) movement and egg-laying with a spatially-explicit agent-based model: The role of monarch perceptual range and spatial memory, Tyler J. Grant, Hazel R. Parry, Myron P. Zalucki, and Steven P. Bradbury

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Evaluating native bee community responses to tallgrass prairie habitat restorations, Hilary Haley

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Investigations into the function of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) in the agricultural landscape, Sydney Lizotte-Hall

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Monarch butterfly preference and use of nine Midwestern milkweed species, Victoria Marie Pocius

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Monarch Butterflies Show Differential Utilization of Nine Midwestern Milkweed Species, Victoria Marie Pocius, John M. Pleasants, Diane M. Debinski, Keith G. Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, Steven P. Bradbury, and Sue L. Blodgett

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Monarch butterflies do not place all of their eggs in one basket: oviposition on nine Midwestern milkweed species, Victoria M. Pocius, Diane M. Debinski, John M. Pleasants, Keith G. Bidne, and Richard L. Hellmich

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Inferring Processes of Coevolutionary Diversification in a Community of Panamanian Strangler Figs and Associated Pollinating Wasps, Jordan D. Satler, Edward Allen Herre, K. Charlotte Jandér, Deren A. R. Eaton, Carlos A. Machado, Tracy A. Heath, and John D. Nason

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Collaboration Matters: Honey Bee Health as a Transdisciplinary Model for Understanding Real-World Complexity, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Daniel Lee Kleinman, Claudio Gratton, Amy Toth, Christelle Guedot, Russell Groves, John Piechowski, Brad Moore, Deborah Hagedorn, Dayton Kauth, Heather Swan, and Mary Celley

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Figs, pollinators, and parasites: A longitudinal study of the effects of nematode infection on fig wasp fitness, Justin Van Goor, Finn Piatscheck, Derek D. Houston, and John D. Nason

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Hungry for the queen: honey bee nutritional environment affects worker pheromone response in a life‐stage dependent manner, Alexander Walton, Adam G. Dolezal, Marit A. Bakken, and Amy L. Toth

Submissions from 2017

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Nutrient addition shifts plant community composition towards earlier flowering species in some prairie ecoregions in the U.S. Central Plains, Lori A. Biederman, Brent Mortensen, Philip Fay, Nicole Hagenah, Johannes Knops, Kimberly La Pierre, Ramesh Laungani, Eric Lind, Rebecca McCulley, Sally Power, Eric Seabloom, and Pedro Tognetti

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Iowa monarch conservation, pest management and crop production, Steven P. Bradbury, Tyler Grant, and Niranjana Krishnan

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Prairie Strips for Sediment and Nutrient Control and Biodiversity, Nancy Grudens-Schuck, Matthew J. Helmers, Tim Youngquist, and Mark S. Johnson

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Neonicotinoid insecticide removal by prairie strips in row-cropped watersheds with historical seed coating use, Michelle L. Hladik, Steven P. Bradbury, Lisa A. Schulte, Matthew Helmers, Christopher Witte, Dana W. Kolpin, Jessica D. Garrett, and Mary Harris

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The (other) butterfly effect, Lauren Iverson, Hannah Olson, and Mackenzie Geary

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Variation in Spatial Flowering Phase and Cross Pollination in the Sonoran Desert Rock Fig, Matthew William Jelinske

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The weather and honey production, L. A. Kenoyer

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Dietary Risk Assessment of v-ATPase A dsRNAs on Monarch Butterfly Larvae, Huipeng Pan, Xiaowei Yang, Keith G. Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, Blair D. Siegfried, and Xuguo Zhou

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Milkweed Matters: Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Survival and Development on Nine Midwestern Milkweed Species, Victoria Pocius, Diane M. Debinski, John M. Pleasants, Keith G. Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, and L. P. Brower

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Performance of Early Instar Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) on Nine Milkweed Species Native to Iowa, Victoria M. Pocius, Diane M. Debinski, Keith G. Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, and Frances K. Hunter

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Prairie strips improve biodiversity and the delivery of multiple ecosystem services from corn–soybean croplands, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, Jarad Niemi, Matthew J. Helmers, Matthew Z. Liebman, J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., David E. James, Randall K. Kolka, Matthew E. O'Neal, Mark D. Tomer, John C. Tyndall, Heidi Asbjornsen, Pauline Drobney, Jeri Neal, Gary Van Ryswyk, and Christopher C. Witte

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Evaluating Pollinator Responses to Grassland Management Techniques, David Stein

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A Landowner's Guide to Prairie Strips, STRIPS Project

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Integrating strips of native prairie into rowcrop agriculture fields, Timothy Youngquist

Submissions from 2016

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New ISU Research May Help Farmers Make More Informed Decisions About Land Use, Elke Brandes, Emily A. Heaton, Lisa A. Schulte-Moore, and Fred Love

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In vivo and in vitro infection dynamics of honey bee viruses, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Adam G. Dolezal, Michael J. Goblirsch, W. Allen Miller, Amy L. Toth, and Bryony C. Bonning

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Intensively Cultivated Landscape and Varroa Mite Infestation Are Associated with Reduced Honey Bee Nutritional State, Adam G. Dolezal, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, W. Allen Miller, Bryony C. Bonning, and Amy L. Toth

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Honey Bee Viruses in Wild Bees: Viral Prevalence, Loads, and Experimental Inoculation, Adam G. Dolezal, Stephan D. Hendrix, Nicole A. Scavo, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Mary A. Harris, M. Joseph Wheelock, Matthew E. O'Neal, and Amy L. Toth

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Plant connectivity underlies plant‐pollinator‐exploiter distributions in Ficus petiolaris and associated pollinating and non‐pollinating fig wasps, A. Bradley Duthie and John D. Nason

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Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 2015-2016 Annual Report, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

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Evaluation of CRP contour buffer and filter strips as habitat for native bees and predatory ground beetles, Amy Lynn Moorhouse

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A Closer Look into the Competition and Coexistence between Fig Wasp Species., Austin Schmidt

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Blurring the lines between working and conservation lands: Bird use of prairie strips on farmers' fields, Lisa Shulte

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Whose Honey, Whose Hive: Rhetorical Agency in the Colony Collapse Disorder, W. Kurt Stavenhagen

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Insect Pollinators in Iowa Cornfields: Community Identification and Trapping Method Analysis, M. J. Wheelock and M. E. O'Neal

Submissions from 2015

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Bison-mediated seed dispersal in a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Peter Gregory Eyheralde

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Survey of Soybean Insect Pollinators: Community Identification and Sampling Method Analysis, K. A. Gill and M. E. O'Neal

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Honey Bee Behaviors and Viruses, Amber Haritos

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The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, Bob Hartzler

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Department of Entolmology Newsletter (2015), Iowa State University, Department of Entomology

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The effects of nutritional stress and viruses on honey bee survival and foraging behavior., Giselle Narvaez Rivera

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Metabolomic Profiling of the Nectars of Aquilegia pubescens and A. Canadensis, Christos Noutsos, Ann Perera, Basil Nikolau, Samuel M.D. Seaver, and Doreen Ware

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Selection of Reference Genes for RT-qPCR Analysis in the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus (L.), a Migrating Bio-Indicator, Huipeng Pan, Xiaowei Yang, Keith Bidne, Richard L. Hellmich, Blair D. Siegfried, and Xuguo Zhou

Submissions from 2014

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Quality Over Quantity: Buffer Strips can be Improved with Select Native Plant Species, Kelly Ann Gill, R. Cox, and Matthew E. O'Neal

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Small Changes, Big Impacts: Prairie Conservation Strips, Mary A. Harris and Geetha Iyer

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Biodiversity, Photosynthetic Mode, and Ecosystem Services Differ between Native and Novel Ecosystems, Leanne M. Martin, H. Wayne Polley, Pedram P. Daneshgar, Mary A. Harris, and Brian J. Wilsey

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Conclusive Evidence of Replication of a Plant Virus in Honeybees Is Lacking, W. Allen Miller, Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Bryony C. Bonning, Adam G. Dolezal, and Amy L. Toth

Submissions from 2012

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Epigenetics in Social Insects: A New Direction for Understanding the Evolution of Castes, Susan A. Weiner and Amy L. Toth

Submissions from 2011

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A Cross-Taxonomic Comparison of Insect Responses to Grassland Management and Land-Use Legacies, Diane M. Debinski, Raymond A. Moranz, John T. Delaney, James R. Miller, David M. Engle, Laura B. Winkler, Devan Allen McGranahan, Robert J. Barney, James C. Trager, Andrew L. Stephenson, and Molly Kathryn Gillespie

Submissions from 2007

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Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae, Patricia L. Prasifka, Richard L. Hellmich, Jarrad R. Prasifka, and Leslie C. Lewis

Submissions from 2005

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Effects on Fitness and Behavior of Monarch Butterfly Larvae Exposed to a Combination of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers and Pollen, Patricia L. Anderson, Richard L. Hellmich, Jarrad R. Prasifka, and Leslie C. Lewis

Submissions from 2004

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Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on Monarch Butterfly Larvae, Patricia L. Anderson, Richard L. Hellmich, Mark K. Sears, Douglas V. Sumerford, and Leslie C. Lewis

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Effects on Monarch Butterfly Larvae (Lepidoptera: Danaidae) After Continuous Exposure to Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn During Anthesis, Galen P. Dively, Robyn Rose, Mark K. Sears, Richard L. Hellmich, Diane E. Stanley-Horn, Dennis D. Calvin, Joseph M. Russo, and Patricia L. Anderson

Submissions from 2002

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Monarchs and Bt corn: A research update, Marlin E. Rice

Submissions from 2001

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Temporal and spatial overlap between monarch larvae and corn pollen, Karen S. Oberhauser, Michelle D. Prysby, Heather R. Mattila, Diane E. Stanley-Horn, Mark K. Sears, Galen Dively, Eric Olson, John M. Pleasants, Wai-Ki F. Lam, and Richard L. Hellmich

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Impact of Bt corn pollen on monarch butterfly populations: A risk assessment, Mark K. Sears, Richard L. Hellmich, Diane E. Stanley-Horn, Karen S. Oberhauser, John M. Pleasants, Heather R. Mattila, Blair D. Siegfried, and Galen P. Dively

Submissions from 2000

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Monarch Butterflies and Bt Corn: Replacing Hoopla with Science, Richard L. Hellmich, John M. Pleasants, and Leslie C. Lewis