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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.)
Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries -
Frost, C.M., Peralta, G., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Varsani, A., Tylianakis, J.M. 2016. Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries. Nature Communications. 7:12644. doi:10.1038/ncomms12644 |www.nature.com/naturecommunications.
Non-random food-web assembly at habitat edges increases connectivity and functional redundancy -
The effects of crop intensification on the diversity of native pollinator communities -
Mogren, C.L., Rand, T.A., Lundgren, J.G. 2016. The effects of crop intensification on the diversity of native pollinator communities. Environmental Entomology. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw066.
Preliminary evaluation of the parasitoid wasp, Collyria catoptron, as a potential biological control agent against the wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus, in North America Reprint Icon -
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G. 2015. Preliminary evaluation of the parasitoid wasp, Collyria catoptron, as a potential biological control agent against the wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus, in North America. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 26(1):61-71. doi:10.1080/09583157.2015.1076377.
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 -
Rand, T.A., Morrill, W.L., Runyon, J.B., Hoelmer, K.A., Shanower, T.G., Littlefield, J.L., Weaver, D.K. 2015. 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. The Canadian Entomologist. 148(4):482-492. doi:10.4039/tce.2015.64.
Effects of invasive knapweed (Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos) on a threatened native thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) vary with environment and life stage Reprint Icon -
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(9):543-558. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0032.
Spatial and numerical relationships of arthropod communities associated with key pests of maize -
Lundgren, J.G., Mcdonald, T., Rand, T.A., Fausti, S. 2015. Spatial and numerical relationships of arthropod communities associated with key pests of maize. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:446-456.
Russian Olive fruit production in shelterbelt and riparian populations in Montana Reprint Icon -
Espeland, E.K., Rand, T.A., Delaney, K.J. 2014. Russian Olive fruit production in shelterbelt and riparian populations in Montana. Ecological Restoration. 32(4):354-357.
Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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: 8/26/2016
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