Publications

Spiesman, BJ, A Bennett, R Isaacs, and C Gratton. 2019. Harvesting effects on wild bee communities in bioenergy grasslands depend on nesting guild. Ecological Applications 29:e01828.

Spiesman, BJ, AP Stapper, and BD Inouye. 2018. Patch size, isolation, and matrix effects on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in a landscape microcosm. Ecosphere 9:e02173.

Spiesman, BJ, H Kummel, and RD Jackson. 2018. Carbon storage potential increases with increasing ratio of C4 to C3 grass cover and soil productivity in restored tallgrass prairies. Oecologia 186:565-576.

Spiesman, BJ, A Bennett, R Isaacs, and C Gratton. 2017. Bumble bee colony growth and reproduction depend on local flower dominance and natural habitat area in the surrounding landscape. Biological Conservation 206:217-223.

Spiesman, BJ and C Gratton. 2016. Flexible foraging shapes the topology of plant-pollinator interaction networks. Ecology 97:1431-1441.

*Wenninger, A, TN Kim, BJ Spiesman, and C Gratton. 2016. Contrasting foraging patterns: testing resource-concentration and dilution effects with pollinators and seed predators. Insects 7:23.

Kim, TN, BJ Spiesman, AL Buchanan, A Hakes, S Halpern, BD Inouye, A Kilanowski,  N Kortessis, DW McNutt, AC Merwin, and N Underwood. 2015. Selective removal of insect herbivores influences an old-field plant community. Plant Ecology 216:1029-1045.

Spiesman, BJ and BD Inouye. 2015. The consequences of multiple indirect pathways of interaction for species coexistence. Theoretical Ecology 8:225-232.

Bartrons, M, C Gratton, BJ Spiesman, MJ Vander Zanden. 2015. Taking the trophic bypass: Aquatic-terrestrial linkage reduces methylmercury in a terrestrial food web. Ecological Applications 25:151-159.

Spiesman, BJ and BD Inouye. 2013. Habitat loss alters the architecture of plant-pollinator interaction networks. Ecology 94:2688-2696.

Spiesman, BJ and GS Cumming. 2008. Communities in context: The influence of multiscale environmental variation on local ant community structure. Landscape Ecology 23:315-325.

Cumming, GS and BJ Spiesman. 2006. Regional problems need integrated solutions: pest management and conservation biology in agroecosystems. Biological Conservation 131:533-543.

In progress

Spiesman, BJ, BG Iuliano, and C Gratton. Predator metapopulation abundance increased by landscape-scale temporal resource complementarity: insights for conservation biological control . In review.

Spiesman, BJ, D Duncan, and RD Jackson. Switchgrass fertilization increases nitrous oxide emissions with little benefit to yield: implications for sustainable bioenergy production. In prep.

*Bartel, S, TN Kim, BJ Spiesman and C Gratton. Body size distributions of ants and bees in mixed-prairie grasslands. In prep.

*Undergraduate-led research