Ayres - Publications

Shi, Peijan, Bo Wang, MP Ayres, Feng Gea, Ling Zhong, and Bai-Lian Li. 2012. Influence of temperature on the northern distribution limits of Scirpophaga incertulas Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in China. Journal of Thermal Biology, in press.

Klapwijk, M. J., M. P. Ayres, A. Battisti and S. Larsson. 2012. Assessing the impact of climate change on outbreak potential. Submitted chapter for Barbosa, P., editor. Insect outbreaks revisited. Academic Press, Inc., New York.

Shumate, AM, SA Teale, BD Ayres, and MP Ayres. 2011. Disruptive selection maintains variation in pheromone production by the bark beetle Ips pini. Environmental Entomology, in press.

Lombardero, MJ and MP Ayres. 2011. Forest fires and the population dynamics of bark beetles. Environmental Entomology 40: 1007-1018.

Evans, L. M., R. W. Hofstetter, M. P. Ayres, and K. D. Klepzig. 2011. Temperature alters the relative abundance and population growth rates of species within the Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) community. Environmental Entomology 40: 824-834.

Haavik, L. J., M. P. Ayres, E. E. Stange, and F. M. Stephen. 2011. Phloem and xylem nitrogen availability in Quercus rubra attacked by Enaphalodes rufulus. Canadian Entomologist 143: 380-383.

Garnas, JR., DR Houston, MP Ayres, and C. Evans. 2011. Disease ontogeny overshadows effects of climate and species interactions on population dynamics in a nonnative forest disease complex. Ecography 34: 1-10.

Stange, E. E., M. P. Ayres, and J. A. Bess. 2011. Concordant population dynamics of Lepidoptera herbivores in a forest ecosystem. Ecography 34: 772-779

Garnas, JR., MP Ayres, AM Liebhold, and C Evans. 2011. Subcontinental impacts of an invasive tree disease on forest structure and dynamics. Journal of Ecology 99: 532-541.

Pimentel, Carla S, T. Calvão, and M.P. Ayres. 2011. Impact of climatic variation on populations of pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa in a core area of its distribution. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13: 273-281.

Valtonen, A, MP Ayres, H Roininen, J Pöyry and R Leinonen. 2011. Environmental controls on the phenology of moths - predicting plasticity and constraint under climate change. Oecologia 165: 237-248.

Stange, E.E., and M.P. Ayres. 2010. Climate change impacts: Insects. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons.

Morrison, T.A. and M.P. Ayres.  2010.  Speaking out: weighing advocacy and objectivity as a junior scientist.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8(1): 51-52.  LinkReprint available on request.

Ayres, M. P. J. M. Sullivan, T. Harrison, and M. J. Lombardero.  2009.  Diagnosing the presence of Sirex noctilio from examination of dying and recently dead pine trees.  Report for USDA APHIS.

Day, K.R., M.P. Ayres, R. Harrington and N.A.C. Kidd.  2010.  Inter-annual dynamics of aerial and arboreal green spruce aphid populationsPopulation Ecology 52: 317-327. 

Seppälä, R., A. Buck, and P. Katila. (eds.). 2009.  Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change: A Global Assessment Report.  International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Helsinki.  IUFRO World Series Volume 22.  224 p.

Berggren, A., C. Björkman, H. Bylund, and M.P. Ayres.  2009.  The distribution and abundance of animal populations in a climate of uncertaintyOikos 118: 1121-1126.

Ayres, M. P., S.J. Martinson and N.A. Friedenberg.  2011.  Southern pine beetle ecology: populations within stands.  Pages 75-89 in R.N. Coulson and K.D. Klepzig, editors. Southern Pine Beetle II. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-140. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Asheville, NC.

Bentz, B.J., C. Allen, M. Ayres, E. Berg, A. Carroll, M. Hansen, J. Hicke, L. Joyce, J. Logan, J. MacMahon, W. Macfarlane, S. Munson, J. Negron, H. Nordhaus, T. Paine, J. Powell, K. Raffa, J. Régnière, M. Reid, B. Romme, S. Seybold, D. Six, D. Tomback, J. Vandygriff, T. Veblen, M. White, J. Witcosky, and D. Wood. 2009.  Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America: Causes and Consequences.  Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Logan, UT.

Dukes, J., J. Pontius, D. Orwig, J. Garnas, V. Rodgers, N. Brazee, B. Cooke, K.A. Theoharides, E. Stange, R. Harrington, J. Ehrenfeld, J. Gurevitch, M. Lerdau, K. Stinson, R.Wick, and M.P. Ayres.  2009.   Responses of pests, pathogens and invasive species to climate change in the forests of northeastern North America:  What can we predict?  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 231-248

Lombardero, M.J., P. Vázquez-Mejuto, and M.P. Ayres.  2008.  Role of plant enemies in the forestry of indigenous versus nonindigenous pinesEcological Applications 18: 1171-1181.

Friedenberg, N.A., S. Sarkar, N. Kouchoukos, R.F. Billings, and M.P. Ayres.  2008.  Temperature extremes, density dependence, and southern pine beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) population dynamics in east Texas.  Environmental Entomology 37: 650-659.  

Shu, Y., X. Feng, E.S. Posmentier, A.M. Faiia, M.P. Ayres, and L.E. Conkey. 2008. Isotopic studies on leaf water. Part 2: Between-age and between-species isotopic variations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72: 5189-5200.

Pureswaran, D.S, B.T. Sullivan, and M.P. Ayres.  2008.  High individual variation in pheromone production by tree-killing bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)Naturwissenschaften 95:33–44. 

Martinson, S.J., R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P.Ayres.  2007.  Why does longleaf pine have low susceptibility to southern pine beetle?  Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1966–1977.

Friedenberg, N.A., J.A. Powell and M.P. Ayres.  2007   Synchrony's double edge: transient dynamics and the Allee effect in stage-structured populations.   Ecology Letters 10: 564–573.

Hofstter, R.W., T.D. Dempsey, K.D. Klepzig, and M.P. Ayres.  2007.   Temperature-dependent effects on mutualistic and phoretic associationsCommunity Ecology 8: 47-56.

Friedenberg, N.A, B.M. Whited, D.H. Slone, S.J. Martinson, and M.P. Ayres.  2007.  The differential impact of a destructive forest pest on two species of Pinus.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research: 1427-1437.

Tran , J.K., T. Ylioja, R. Billings, J. Régnière, and M.P. Ayres. 2007.  Impact of minimum winter temperatures on the population dynamics of Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytinae)   Ecological Applications 17: 882-899.

Reynolds, L.V., M.P. Ayres, T.G. Siccama, and R.T. Holmes.  2007.  Climatic effects on caterpillar fluctuations in northern hardwood forestsCanadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 481-491  

Pureswaran, D.S, B.T. Sullivan, and M.P. Ayres.  2006.  Fitness consequences of pheromone production and host selection strategies in a tree-killing bark beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytinae).  Oecologia 148: 720-728.

Lombardero, M.J., M.P. Ayres, and B.D. Ayres.  2006.  Effects of fire and mechanical wounding on Pinus resinosa resin defenses, beetle attacks, and pathogensForest Ecology & Management 225: 349-358. 

Hofstetter, R. W., K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres.  2006.  Seasonal dynamics of mites and fungi and their interaction with southern pine beetleEnvironmental Entomology 35: 22-30.

Hofstetter, R.W., J.T. Cronin, K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres. 2006.  Antagonisms, mutualisms and commensalisms affect outbreak dynamics of the southern pine beetleOecologia 147: 679-691.

Ylioja, T., D. H. Slone, and M. P. Ayres.  2005.  Mismatch between herbivore behavior and demographics explains scale-dependence of host susceptibility in two pine species.  Forest Science 51: 522-531.

Hofstetter. R W, J. B. Mahfouz, K.D. Klepzig, and M. P. Ayres. 2005. Effects of tree phytochemistry on the interactions among endophloedic fungi associated with the southern pine beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31:539-560.

Wullschleger, S., S. McLaughlin, and Ayres MP. 2004. High-resolution analysis of stem increment and sap flow for loblolly pine trees attacked by southern pine beetle. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34:2387-2393.

Klepzig, K.D., J.Flores-Otero, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres. 2004. Effects of available water on growth and competition of southern pine beetle associated fungi. Mycological Research 108:183-188.

Ayres, B.D, and M.P. Ayres. 2004. Ips grandicollis (Coleoptera, Scolytinae). Encyclopaedia contribution for Crop Protection Compendium, CAB International, Oxon, UK.

Lombardero, M.J., M. P. Ayres, R. W. Hofstetter, J.C. Moser, and K.D. Klepzig. 2003. Strong indirect interactions of Tarsonemus mites (Acarina, Tarsonemidae) and  Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera:Scolytidae). Oikos 102: 243-252.

Veysey, J. S., M. P. Ayres, M. J. Lombardero, R. W. Hofstetter, and K. Klepzig. 2003. Relative suitability of Virginia pine and loblolly pine as host species for Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Environmental Entomology 32: 668-679.

Ayres, M.P., B.D. Ayres, M. Peltier, and J. Albers. 2003. Impacts of drought and bark beetles on red pine forests of the Anoka Plains, Minnesota. Great Lakes Insitute of Pine Ecosystem Research, Colfax, WI. 23 pp.

Eaton, G.K., and M.P. Ayres. 2002. Plasticity and constraint in growth and protein mineralization of ectomycorrhizal fungi under simulated nitrogen deposition. Mycologia 94:921-932.

Rubenstein, D.R., C.P. Chamberlain, R.T. Holmes, M.P. Ayres, J.R. Waldbauer, G.R. Graves, and N.C. Tuross. 2002. Linking breeding and wintering ranges of a migrant songbird using stable isotopes . Science 295:1062-1065.

Tanhuanpää, M., Ruohomäki, K., Turchin, P., Ayres, M. P., Bylund, H., Kaitaniemi, P., Tammaru, T. and Haukioja, E. 2002. Population cycles of the autumnal moth in Fennoscandia. Pages 142-164 in A. A. Berryman (ed.), Population cycles: the case for trophic interactions. Oxford University Press, New York.

Klepzig, K.D., J.C. Moser, M.J. Lombardero, R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P. Ayres. 2001. Symbiosis and competition: Complex interactions among beetles, fungi, and mites. Symbiosis 30:83-96.

Ayres, B.D., M.P. Ayres, M.D. Abrahamson, and S.A. Teale. 2001. Resource partitioning and overlap among Ips bark beetles. Oecologia 128:443-453.

Klepzig, K.D., J.C. Moser, M.J. Lombardero, M.P. Ayres, R.W. Hofstetter, and C.J. Walkinshaw.2001. Mutualism and antagonism: Ecological interactions among bark beetles, mites, and fungi. Pages 237-269 in M.J. Jeger and N.J. Spence, editors. Biotic interactions in plant-pathogen associations. CABI publishing, New York.

Berg, E.S., G.K. Eaton, and M.P. Ayres. 2001. Augmentation of AM fungi fails to ameliorate the adverse effects of temporal resource variation on a lettuce crop. Plant & Soil 236: 251-262.

Santoro, A.E., M.J. Lombardero, M.P. Ayres, and J.J. Ruel. 2001. Interactions between fire and bark beetles in an old growth pine forest. Forest Ecology & Management 144:245-254.

Dale, V.H., L.A. Joyce, S. McNulty, R.P. Neilson, M.P. Ayres, M.D. Flannigan, P.J. Hanson, L.C. Irland, A.E. Lugo, C.J. Peterson, D. Simberloff, F.J. Swanson, B.J. Stocks, and B.M. Wotton. 2001. Climate change and forest disturbances . Bioscience51(9): 723-734.

Lombardero, M.J., M.P. Ayres, P.L. Lorio, Jr., and J.J. Ruel. 2000. Environmental effects on constitutive and inducible resin defenses of loblolly pine. Ecology Letters 3:329-339.

RuohomÄki, K., M. TanhuanpÄÄ, M.P. Ayres, P. Kaitaniemi, T. Tammaru, and E. Haukioja. 2000. Causes of cyclicity of in Epirrita autumnata (Lepidoptera :Geometridae) - grandiose theory and tedious practice .Population Ecology 42: 211-223.

Ayres, M.P., and M.J. Lombardero.2000. Assessing the consequences of climate change for forest herbivore and pathogens. The Science of the Total Environment 262:263-286.

Lombardero, M., M.P. Ayres, B.D. Ayres, and J.D. Reeve. 2000. Cold tolerance of four species of bark beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in North America. Environmental Entomology 29:421-432.

Lombardero, M.J., K.D. Klepzig, J.C. Moser, and M.P. Ayres. 2000. Biology, demography, and community interactions of Tarsonemus (Acarina: Tarsonemidae) mites phoretic on Dendroctonusfrontalis (Coleoptera:Scolytidae). Agricultural and Forest Entomology 2:193-202.

Ayres, M.P., Wilkens, R.T., Ruel, J.J., M.J. Lombardero, and E. Vallery. 2000. Nitrogen budgets of phloem-feeding bark beetles with and without symbiotic fungi (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Ecology 81:2198-2210.

Ungerer, M.J., M.P. Ayres, and M.J. Lombardero. 1999. Climate and the northern distribution limits of Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann (Coleoptera:Scolytidae). Journal of Biogeography 26:1133-1145.

Ayres, M.P., M.J. Lombardero, B.D. Ayres, A.M. Shumate, and A.E. Santoro. 1999. The biology and management of bark beetles in old growth pine forests of Itasca State Park . Great Lakes Institute for Pine Ecosystem Research, Colfax, Wisconsin.128 pp.

Ruel, J. J., and M.P. Ayres. 1999. Jensen's inequality predicts effects of environmental variation . Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:361-366.

Ylioja, T., H. Roininen, M.P. Ayres, M. Rousi, and P.W. Price. 1999. Host-driven population dynamics in an herbivorous insect . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96(19):10735-10740.

Strand, R.M., D.A. Herms, M.P. Ayres, M.E. Kubiske, M.G. Kaufman, E.D. Walker, K.S. Pregitzer, and R.W. Merritt. 1999. Effects of atmospheric CO2, light availability, and tree species on the quality of leaf detritus as a resource for treehole mosquitoes . Oikos 84:277-283.

Ruben, J.A., D.T. Bolger, D.R. Peart, and M.P. Ayres. 1999. Understory herb assemblages 25 and 60 years after clearcuttingof a northern hardwood forest, USA . Biological Conservation 90:203-215.

Erelli, M.C., M.P. Ayres, and G.K. Eaton. 1998. Altitudinal patterns in host suitability for forest insects.Oecologia 117:133-142.

Ruel, J.J., M.P. Ayres and P.L. Lorio, Jr. 1998. Inducible defense? Loblolly pine responds to mechanical wounding with increased resin flow . Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28: 596-602.

Ayres, M. P., T. P. Clausen, S. F. MacLean, Jr., A. M. Redman, and P. B. Reichardt. 1997. Diversity of structure and anti-herbivore activity in condensed tannins. Ecology 78: 1696-1712.

Ayres, M. P. and G. A. Reams. 1997. Global change and disturbance in southern forest ecosystems . Pages 741-753 in R. A. Mickler and S. Fox, editors. The productivity and sustainability of southern forest ecosystems in a changing environment. Springer-Verlag, New York .

Walker, E.D., M.G. Kaufman, M.P. Ayres, M.H. Reidel, R.W. Merritt. 1997. Effects of variation in quality of leaf detritus on growth of the eastern tree hole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 75: 706-718.

Wilkens, R. T., M. P. Ayres, P. L. Lorio, Jr. and J. D. Hodges. 1997. Environmental effects on pine tree carbon budgets and resistance to bark beetles . Pages 591-616 in R. A. Mickler and S. Fox, editors. The productivity and sustainability of southern forest ecosystems in a changing environment. Springer-Verlag, New York .

McNulty, S. G., P. L. Lorio, Jr., M. P. Ayres and J. D. Reeve. 1997. Predictions of southern pine beetle populations under historic and projected climate using a forest ecosystem model . Pages 617-634 in R. A. Mickler and S. Fox, editors. The productivity and sustainability of southern forest ecosystems in a changing environment. Springer-Verlag, New York .

Strom, B. L., F. P. Hain, and M. P. Ayres. 1996. Field performance of F1-sterile gypsy moth larvae (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) on loblolly pine and sweetgum. Environmental Entomology 25:749-756.

Ruel, J. J., and M. P. Ayres. 1996. Variation in temperature responses among populations of Betula papyrifera.  Silvae Fennica30:145-158.

Reeve, J.R., M.P. Ayres, and P.L. Lorio, Jr. 1995.Host suitability, predation, and bark beetle population dynamics. Pages 339-357 in N. Cappuccino and P. Price, editors. Population dynamics: new approaches and synthesis. Academic Press.

Lederhouse, R. C., M. P. Ayres, and J. M. Scriber. 1995. Physiological and behavioral adaptations to variable thermal environments in North American Swallowtail butterflies . Pages 71-82in Scriber, J. M., Y. Tsubaki, and R. C. Lederhouse, editors. Swallowtail butterflies: their ecology and evolution. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Gainesville, GA.

Ayres, M.P., and J.M. Scriber. 1994. Local adaptation to regional climates in Papilio canadensis (Lepidoptera:Papilionidae). Ecological Monographs 64: 465-482.

Suomela, J. and M. P. Ayres. 1994. Within-tree and among-tree variation in leaf characteristics of mountain birch and its implication for herbivory. Oikos 70:212-222.

Matsuki, M., M. P. Ayres, and S. F. Maclean, Jr. 1994. Temperature effects on the growth and molt of Nematus calais (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae). Environmental Entomology 23: 719-725.

Ayres, M. P. 1993. Global change, plant defense, and herbivory. Pages 75-94 in P. M. Kareiva, J. G. Kingsolver and R. B. Huey, editors. Biotic interactions and global change. SinauerAssociates, Sunderland, MA.

Schamel, D., and M. P. Ayres. 1992. The "minds-on" approach: student creativity and personal involvement in the undergraduate science laboratory. Journal of College Science Teaching 21:226-229.

Lederhouse, R. C., M. P. Ayres, J. K. Nitao, and J. M. Scriber. 1992. Differential use of lauraceous hosts by swallowtail butterflies, Papilio troilusand P. palamedes (Papilionidae).Oikos 63:244-252.

Nitao, J. K., M. P. Ayres, and R. C. Lederhouse. 1991. Larval adaptation to Lauraceae hosts: geographic divergence in the spicebush swallowtail. Ecology 72:1428-1435.

Kukal, O., M. P. Ayres, and J. M. Scriber. 1991. Cold tolerance of pupae in relation to the distribution of swallowtail butterflies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69:3028-3037.

Ayres, M.P., J.L. Bossart, and J.M. Scriber. 1991. Variation in the nutritional physiology of tree-feeding swallowtails . Pages 85-102 in Y. N. Baranchikov, W. J. Mattson, F. P. Haine, and T. L. Payne, eds. Forest insect guilds: patterns of interaction with their host trees.US Forest Service, GTR NE-153.

Lederhouse, R.C., M.P. Ayres, and J.M. Scriber. 1990. Adult diet affects male virility in Papilio glaucus. Functional Ecology 4:743-751.

Ayres, M.P., and D.L. Thomas. 1990. Alternative formulations of the mixed model ANOVA applied to quantitative genetics . Evolution 44:221-226.

Scriber, J.M., and M.P Ayres. 1990. New foodplant and oviposition records for the tiger swallowtail butterfly, Papilio glaucus in Alaska. Great Lakes Entomologist 23:145-147.

Lederhouse, R.C., M.P. Ayres, and J.M. Scriber. 1989. Evaluation of spermatophore counts in studying the mating behavior of Lepidoptera. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 43:93-101.

Scriber, J.M., and M.P. Ayres. 1988. Leaf chemistry as a defense against insects. ISI Atlas of Science (Plant and Animal Section) 1:117-123.

Scriber, J.M., and M.P. Ayres. 1988. Observations on the puddling behavior of the Canadian Tiger swallowtail butterfly, Papilio glaucus canadensis R & J in northern Michigan. Great LakesEntomologist 21:141-142.

Ayres, M.P. and S.F. MacLean, Jr. 1987. Development of birch leaves and the growth energetics of Epirrita autumnata (Geometridae).Ecology 68:558-568.

Ayres, M.P. and S.F. MacLean, Jr. 1987. Molt as a component of insect development: Galerucella sagittariae (Chrysomelidae) and Epirrita autumnata(Geometridae). Oikos48:273-279.

Ayres, M.P., J. Suomela, and S.F. MacLean, Jr. 1987. Growth performance of Epirrita autumnata on mountain birch: trees, broods, and tree-brood interactions. Oecologia 74:450-457.

MacLean, S.F., Jr. and M.P. Ayres. 1985. Estimation of soil temperatures from climatic variables at Barrow, Alaska. Arctic and Alpine Research 17:425-432.