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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Tatyana Rand

RESEARCH ECOLOGIST


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Preliminary evaluation of Collyria catoptron as a potential biological control agent against the wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus, in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Jul-15)
Assessing phenological synchrony between the Chinese sawfly, Cephus fumipennis, its egg-larval parasitoid, Collyria catoptron, and the North American sawfly, Cephus cinctus: Implications for biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Jul-15)
Effects of invasive knapweed (Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos) on a threatened native thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) vary with environment and life stage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Louda, S.M., Bradley, K., Crider, K. 2015. Effects of invasive knapweed (Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos) on a threatened native thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) vary with environment and life stage. Botany. 93:1-16. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0032.
Russian Olive fruit production in shelterbelt and riparian populations in Montana - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jul-14)
Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frost, C., Didham, R.K., Rand, T.A., Peralta, G., Tylianakis, J.M. 2015. Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest. Ecology. 96(1):193-202. DOI: 10.1890/14-0696.1.
Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Blodgett, S.L., Knodel, J.J., Harris, M.O. 2014. Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 186:135-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2014.01.022.
Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guadalupe, P., Frost, C.M., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Tylianakis, J.M. 2014. Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs. Ecology. 95(7):1888–1896. DOI: 10.1890/13-1569.1.
Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A. 2013. Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems. Environmental Entomology. 42(1):116-122.
Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grez, A.A., Rand, T.A., Zaviezo, T., Castillo-Serey, F. 2013. Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics. Diversity and Distributions. 19(7): 749-759; DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12027.
Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G., Berzonsky, W.A. 2012. Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13(3):250–259.
Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tscharntke, T., Tylianakis, J.M., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Fahrig, L., Batary, P., Bengtsson, J., Clough, Y., Crist, T.O., Dormann, C.F. 2012. Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses. Biological Reviews. 87(3): 661-685. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00216.x.
Spillover of functionally important organisms between managed and natural habitats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blitzer, E.J., Dorman, C.F., Holzschuh, A., Klein, A., Rand, T.A., Tscharntke, T. 2012. Spillover of functionally important organisms between managed and natural habitats. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 146: 34-43.
Priority resource access mediates competitive intensity between an invasive weevil and native floral herbivores Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Louda, S.M., Rand, T.A., Kula, A.A.R., Arnett, A.E., West, N.M., Tenhumberg, B. 2011. Priority resource access mediates competitive intensity between an invasive weevil and native floral herbivores. Biological Invasions. 13(10): 2233–2248.
Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G. 2011. Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers. The Canadian Entomologist. 143(5): 455-459.
Landscape complexity differentially benefits generalist fourth, over specialized third, trophic level natural enemies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Van-Veen, F.F., Tscharntke, T. 2011. Landscape complexity differentially benefits generalist fourth, over specialized third, trophic level natural enemies. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07016.x. 35(2): 97-104.
Exotic weevil invasion increases floral herbivore community density, function, and impact on a native plant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Louda, S. 2012. Exotic weevil invasion increases floral herbivore community density, function, and impact on a native plant. Oikos. 121(1): 85-94.
Last Modified: 6/15/2015
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