Publications

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

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

Spiesman, BJ and C Gratton. Temporal continuity and resource complementarity at a landscape scale: modeling consequences for predators and their prey. 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