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Potter, J. J., S. Tan, and R. M. Penczykowski. 2021. Robotany: a portable, low-cost platform for precise automated aerial imaging of field plots. Accepted at Methods in Ecology & Evolution.
Penczykowski, R. M., S. R. Hall, M. S. Shocket, J. Housley Ochs, B. C. P. Lemanski**, H. Sundar**, and M. A. Duffy. 2021. Virulent disease epidemics can increase host density by depressing foraging of hosts. In press at American Naturalist.
Penczykowski, R. M. and R. D. Sieg. 2021. Plantago spp. as models for studying the ecology and evolution of species interactions across environmental gradients. American Naturalist, 198:158–176.
Duffy, M. A., C. Garcia-Robledo, S. Gordon, N. A. Grant, D. A. Green II, A. Kamath, R. M. Penczykowski, M. Rebolleda Gómez, N. Wale, and L. Zaman. 2021. Model systems in ecology, evolution, and behavior: A call for diversity in our model systems and discipline. American Naturalist, 198:53–68.
Ezenwa, V. O., D. J. Civitello, A. T. Classen, B. T. Barton, D. J. Becker, M. Brenn-White, S. L. Deem, S. Kutz, M. Malishev, R. M. Penczykowski, D. L. Preston, J. T. Vannatta, and A. M. Koltz. 2021. Response to Charlier et al.: Climate-disease feedbacks mediated by livestock methane emissions are plausible. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 36:578–579.
Ezenwa, V. O., D. J. Civitello, B. T. Barton, D. J. Becker, M. Brenn-White, A. T. Classen, S. L. Deem, Z. E. Johnson, S. Kutz, M. Malishev, R. M. Penczykowski, D. L. Preston, J. T. Vannatta, and A. M. Koltz. 2020. Infectious diseases, livestock, and climate: a vicious cycle?Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 35:959–962.
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Halliday*, F. W., R. M. Penczykowski*, B. Barrès, J. L. Eck, E. Numminen, and A.-L. Laine. 2020. Facilitative priority effects drive pathogen community assembly in a wild-plant pathosystem. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4:1510–1521. (*co-first and co-corresponding authors)
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Ives, A. R., B. T. Barton, R. M. Penczykowski, J. P. Harmon, K. L. Kim, K. Oliver, and V. C. Radeloff. 2020. Self-perpetuating ecological-evolutionary dynamics in an agricultural host-parasite system. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4:702–711.
Penczykowski, R. M., S. R. Parratt, B. Barrès, S. K. Sallinen**, and A-L Laine. 2018. Manipulating host resistance structure reveals impact of pathogen dispersal and environmental heterogeneity on epidemics. Ecology, 99:2853–2863.
Hite, J. L., R. M. Penczykowski, M. S. Shocket, K. Griebel, A. T. Strauss, M. A. Duffy, C. E. Cáceres, and S. R. Hall. 2017. Allocation, not male resistance, increases male frequency during epidemics: a case study in facultatively sexual hosts. Ecology, 98:2773–2783.
Parratt, S. R., B. Barrés, R. M. Penczykowski, and A-L Laine. 2017. Local adaptation at higher trophic levels: Contrasting hyperparasite-pathogen infection dynamics in the field and laboratory. Molecular Ecology, 26:1964–1979.
Strauss, A. T., M. S. Shocket, D. J. Civitello, J. L. Hite, R. M. Penczykowski, M. A. Duffy, C. E. Cáceres, and S. R. Hall. 2016. Habitat, predators, and hosts regulate disease in Daphnia through direct and indirect pathways. Ecological Monographs, 86:393–411.
Hite, J. L., R. M. Penczykowski, M. S. Shocket, A. T. Strauss, P. A. Orlando, M. A. Duffy, C. E. Cáceres, and S. R. Hall. 2016. Parasites destabilize host populations by shifting stage-structured interactions. Ecology, 97:439–449.
Civitello, D. J., R. M. Penczykowski, A. Smith, M. S. Shocket, M. A. Duffy, and S. R. Hall. 2015. Resources, key traits, and the size of fungal epidemics in Daphnia populations. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84:1010–1017.
Penczykowski, R. M., B. C. P. Lemanski, R. D. Sieg, S. R. Hall, J. Housley Ochs, J. Kubanek, and M. A. Duffy. 2014. Poor resource quality lowers transmission potential by changing foraging behaviour. Functional Ecology, 28:1245–1255.
Auld, S. K. J. R., R. M. Penczykowski, J. Housley Ochs, D. C. Grippi, S. R. Hall, and M. A. Duffy. 2013. Variation in costs of parasite resistance among natural host populations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26:2479–2486.
Civitello, D. J., R. M. Penczykowski, J. L. Hite, M. A. Duffy, and S. R. Hall. 2013. Potassium stimulates fungal epidemics in Daphnia by increasing host and parasite reproduction. Ecology, 94:380–388.
Duffy, M. A., J. Housley Ochs, R. M. Penczykowski, D. J. Civitello, C. A. Klausmeier, and S. R. Hall. 2012. Ecological context influences epidemic size and parasite-driven evolution. Science, 335:1636–1638.
Duffy, M. A., J. M. Housley, R. M. Penczykowski, C. E. Cáceres, and S. R. Hall. 2011. Unhealthy herds: indirect effects of predators enhance two drivers of disease spread. Functional Ecology, 25:945–953.
Thomas, S. H., J. M. Housley, A. N. Reynolds, R. M. Penczykowski, K. H. Kenline, N. Hardegree, S. Schmidt, and M. A. Duffy. 2011. The ecology and phylogeny of oomycete infections in Asplanchna rotifers. Freshwater Biology, 56:384–394.