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2015 Tao, L., C.D. Gowler, A. Ahmad, M.D. Hunter & J.C. de Roode. Disease ecology across soil boundaries: effects of belowground fungi on aboveground host-parasite interactions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1993.

2015 Sternberg, E.D., J.C. de Roode, & M.D. Hunter. Trans-generational parasite protection associated with paternal diet. Journal of Animal Ecology 84: 310-321.

2015 Tao, L., A. Ahmad, J.D. de Roode & M.D. Hunter. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi affect plant tolerance and chemical defenses to herbivory through different mechanisms. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12535.

2015 Tao, L. & M.D. Hunter. Effects of soil nutrients on the sequestration of plant defense chemicals by the specialist insect herbivore, Danaus plexippus. Ecological Entomology 40: 123-132.

2015 Riolo, M.A., P. Rohani, & M.D. Hunter. Local variation in plant quality influences large-scale population dynamics. Oikos 124: 1160-1170.

2015 Price, P.W. & M.D. Hunter. Population dynamics of an insect herbivore over 32 years are driven by precipitation and host-plant effects: Testing model predictions. Environmental Entomology 44: 463-473.

2015 Gowler, C.D., K.E. Leon, M.D. Hunter, & J.C. de Roode. Secondary defense chemicals in milkweed reduce parasite infection in monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41: 520-523.

2014  Hunter, M.D., M.V. Kozlov, J. Itämies, E. Pulliainen, J. Bäck, E-M. Kyrö, & P. Niemelä. Current temporal trends in moth abundance are counter to predicted effects of climate change in an assemblage of subarctic forest moths. Global Change Biology 20: 1723-1737.

2014. Hunter, M.D. Linking population processes and ecosystem processes through changes in plant chemistry. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 95: 214-215.

2014 Vannette, R.L. & M.D. Hunter. Genetic variation in plant below-ground response to elevated CO2 and two species of herbivores. Plant and Soil DOI 10.1007/s11104-014-2203-9.

2014  Gan, H., D.R. Zak & M.D. Hunter. Trophic stability of soil oribatid mites in the face of environmental change. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68: 71-77.

2014  Tao, L., A.R. Berns & M.D. Hunter.  Why does a good thing become too much?  Interactions between foliar nutrients and toxins determine performance of an insect herbivore.  Functional Ecology 28: 190-196.

2014  Wason, E.L. & M.D. Hunter. Genetic variation in plant volatile emission does not result in differential attraction of natural enemies in the field. Oecologia 174: 479-491.

2014  Oberhauser, K.S., M. Anderson, S. Anderson, W. Caldwell, A.P. DeAnda, M.D. Hunter, M. Kaiser, & M.J. Solensky. Lacewings, wasps, and flies—oh my: insect enemies take a bite out of monarchs.  (in press) In: Monarchs in a Changing World: Biology and Conservation of an Iconic Insect (eds K.S. Oberhauser, S. Altizer & K. Nail). Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.

2013  de Roode, J. C., T. Lefèvre & M. D. Hunter. Self-medication in animals. Science 340: 150-151.

2013  Vannette, R.L. & M.D. Hunter. Mycorrhizal abundance affects the expression of plant resistance traits and herbivore performance. Journal of Ecology 101: 1019-1029.

2013  Gan, H., D.R. Zak & M.D. Hunter. Chronic nitrogen deposition alters the structure and function of detrital food webs in a northern hardwood ecosystem. Ecological Applications 23: 1311-1321.

2013  Wason, E.L., A.A. Agrawal & M.D. Hunter. A genetically-based latitudinal cline in the emission of herbivore-induced plant volatile organic compounds. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39:1101-1111.

2013  Vannette, R.L., M.D. Hunter & S. Rasmann. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi alter above- and below-ground chemical defense expression differentially among Asclepias species. Frontiers in Plant Science 4: 361. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2013.0036.

2012  Sternberg, E.D., T Lefèvre, J. Li, C.Lopez Fernandez de Castillejo, H. Li, M.D. Hunter & J.C. de Roode. Food plant-derived disease tolerance and resistance in a natural butterfly-plant-parasite interaction.  Evolution 66: 3367-3376.

2012  Lefèvre, T.,  A. Chiang, M. Kelavkar, H. Li, J. Li, C. Lopez Fernandez de Castillejo, L. Oliver, Y. Potini, M.D. Hunter, & J.C. de Roode. Behavioural resistance against a protozoan parasite in the monarch butterfly. Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 70-79.

2012  Tao, L. & M.D. Hunter. Does anthropogenic nitrogen deposition induce phosphorus limitation in herbivorous insects?  Global Change Biology 18: 1843-1853.

2012  Haan, N.L., M.C. Hunter & M.D. Hunter. Investigating predictors of plant establishment during roadside restoration.  Restoration Ecology 20: 315-321.

2012  Tao, L. & M.D. Hunter. Allocation of resources away from sites of herbivory under simultaneous attack by aboveground and belowground herbivores in the common milkweed, Asclepias syriacaArthropod-Plant Interactions DOI 10.1007/s11829-012-9235-y

2012 Forbey, J.S. & M.D. Hunter.  The herbivore’s prescription: A pharm-ecological perspective on host plant use by vertebrate and invertebrate herbivores. Pages 78-100 In: The Ecology of Plant Secondary Metabolites: From Genes to Global Processes (eds G.R. Iason, M. Dicke & S.E. Hartley).  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

2012 Hunter, M.D., B.C. Reynolds, M.C. Hall & C.J. Frost. Effects of herbivores on ecosystem processes: the role of trait-mediated indirect effects.  Pages 339-370 In: Interaction Richness and Complexity: Ecological and Evolutionary Aspects of Trait-Mediated Indirect Effects (eds T. Ohgushi, O.J. Schmitz & R. Holt). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

2011  De Roode, J.C., R.M. Rarick, A.J. Mongue, N.M. Gerardo & M.D. Hunter.  Aphids indirectly increase virulence and transmission potential of a monarch butterfly parasite by reducing defensive chemistry of a shared food plant. Ecology Letters 14: 453-461.

2011  Vannette, R.L. & M.D. Hunter. Plant defence theory re-examined: non-linear expectations based on the costs and benefits of resource mutualisms. Journal of Ecology 99: 66-76.

2011  Vannette, R.L. & M.D. Hunter. Genetic variation in expression of defense phenotype may mediate evolutionary adaptation of Asclepias syriaca to elevated CO2. Global Change Biology 17: 1277-1288.

2011  Knoepp, J.D., J.M. Vose, B.D. Clinton & M.D. Hunter. Hemlock infestation and mortality: Impacts on nutrient pools and cycling in Appalachian forests.  Soil Science Society of America Journal 75: 1935-1945.

2011  Tao, L. & M.D. Hunter. Effects of insect herbivores on the nitrogen economy of plants. Page 257-279 In: J.C. Polacco & C.D. Todd (eds). Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Metabolism in Plants.  Wiley-Blackwell.

2010 Lefevre, T., L. Oliver, M.D. Hunter & J.C. de Roode. Evidence for trans-generational medication in nature.  Ecology Letters 1485-1493.

2010  Kozlov, M.V., M.D. Hunter, S. Koponen, J. Kouki, P. Niemelä and P.W. Price. Diverse population trajectories among coexisting species of subarctic forest moths. Population Ecology 52: 295-305.

2010  Crous, K.Y., P.B. Reich, M.D. Hunter & D.S. Ellsworth. Maintenance of leaf N controls the photosynthetic CO2 response of grassland species exposed to nine years of free-air CO2 enrichment. Global Change Biology 16: 2076–2088.

2010  Zehnder, C.B., K.W. Stodola, R.J. Cooper & M.D. Hunter. Spatial heterogeneity in the relative impacts of foliar quality and predation pressure on red oak, Quercus rubra, arthropod communities. Oecologia 164: 1017-1027.

2010  Kabat, S.M., C.W. Dick & M.D. Hunter. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for common milkweed, Asclepias syriaca L. (Apocynaceae). American Journal of Botany 97: e37-e38.

2009  Ball, B.A., M.A. Bradford & M.D. Hunter. Nitrogen and phosphorus release from mixed litter layers is lower than predicted from single species decay.  Ecosystems 12: 87-100.

2009  Hunter, M.D.  Trophic promiscuity, intraguild predation, and the problem of omnivores.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 11: 125-131.

2009  Zehnder, C.B. & M.D. Hunter. More is not necessarily better: The impact of limiting and excessive nutrients on herbivore population growth rates.  Ecological Entomology 34: 535-543.

2009  Vannette, R.L. & M.D. Hunter. Mycorrhizal fungi as mediators of defense against insect pests in agricultural systems. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 11: 351-358.

2009  Ball, B.A., M.A. Bradford, D.C. Coleman & M.D. Hunter. Linkages between below- and above-ground communities: decomposer responses to simulated tree species loss are largely additive.  Soil Biology & Biogeochemistry 41: 1155-1163.

2009  Zehnder, C.B., K.W. Stodola, B.L. Joyce, D. Egetter, R.J. Cooper, & M.D. Hunter. Elevational and seasonal variation in the foliar quality and arthropod community of striped maple, Acer pensylvanicumEnvironmental Entomology 38: 1161-1167.

2009  Coleman, D.C., M.D. Hunter, P.F. Hendrix, D.A. Crossley Jr., S. Arce-Flores, B. Simmons & K. Wickings. Long-term consequences of biological and biogeochemical changes in the Horseshoe Bend LTREB Agroecosystem, Athens, GA.  Pp 195 – 209 In Sustainable Agroecosystem Management: Integrating Ecology, Economics, and Society (eds P.J. Bohlen & G. House). CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd, Boca Raton, FL, USA.

2008  Frost, C.F. & M.D. Hunter. Insect herbivores and their frass affect Quercus rubra leaf quality and initial stages of subsequent litter decomposition.  Oikos 117: 13-22.

2008  de Roode, J.C., A.B. Pedersen, M.D. Hunter & S. Altizer.  Host plant species affects virulence in monarch butterfly parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 120-126.

2008 Zehnder, C.B. & M.D. Hunter. Effects of nitrogen deposition on the interaction between an aphid and its host plant.  Ecological Entomology 33: 24-30.

2008  Ball, B.A., M.D. Hunter, J.S. Kominoski, C.M. Swan & M.A. Bradford. Consequences of non-random species loss for decomposition dynamics: experimental evidence for additive and non-additive effects.  Journal of Ecology 96: 303-313.

2008  Frost, C.F. & M.D. Hunter. Herbivore-induced shifts in carbon and nitrogen allocation in red oak seedlings.  New Phytologist 178: 835-845.

2008  Hunter, M.D. The role of landscape in insect ecology and its implications for agriculture. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 3, No. 029.

2008  Hunter, M.D. Root herbivory in forest ecosystems.  Pp 68-95 in: Root Feeders, an Ecosystem Perspective (eds. S.N. Johnson & P.J. Murray). CAB Biosciences, Ascot, UK.

2008  Johnson, M.T.J., R. Dinnage, A.Y. Zhou, & M.D. Hunter. Environmental variation has stronger effects than plant genotype on competition among plant species.  Journal of Ecology 96: 947-955.

2008  Hunter, M.R. & M.D. Hunter. Designing for conservation of insects in the built environment. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1: 189-196.

2007  Kominoski, J., C.M. Pringle, B. Ball, M. Bradford, D.C. Coleman, D. Hall, & M.D. Hunter. Non-additive effects of leaf litter species diversity on breakdown dynamics in a detrital-based stream. Ecology 88: 1167-1176.

2007  Frost, C.F. & M.D. Hunter.  Recycling of nitrogen in herbivore feces: plant recovery, herbivore assimilation, soil retention, and leaching losses.  Oecologia 151: 42-53.

2007  Zehnder, C.B. & M.D. Hunter.  A comparison of maternal effects and current environment on vital rates of Aphis nerii, the milkweed-oleander aphid. Ecological Entomology 32: 172-180.

2007  Zehnder, C.B., M.A. Parris & M.D. Hunter.  Effects of maternal age and environment on offspring vital rates in Aphis nerii, the milkweed-oleander aphid. Environmental Entomology 36: 910-917.

2007 Zehnder, C.B. & M.D. Hunter. Interspecific variation within the genus Asclepias in response to herbivory by a phloem-feeding insect herbivore. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 2044-2053.

2006  Hall, M.C., P. Stiling, D.C. Moon, B.G. Drake, & M.D. Hunter. Elevated CO2 increases the long-term decomposition rate of Quercus myrtifolia leaf litter.  Global Change Biology 12: 568-577.

2006 Grossman, G.D, R.E. Ratajczak, J.T. Petty, M.D. Hunter, J.T. Peterson & G. Grenouillet. Population dynamics of mottled sculpin (Pisces) in a variable environment: information theoretic approaches. Ecological Monographs 76: 217-234.

2006  Coleman, D.C.C., M.D. Hunter, P Hendrix, D. Crossley Jr., B. Simmons & K. Wickings. Long term consequences of biochemical and biogeochemical changes in the Horseshoe Bend agroecosystems, Athens, GA.  European Journal of Soil Biology 42: S79-S84.

2005 Price, P.W. & M.D. Hunter.  Long-term population dynamics of a sawfly show strong bottom-up effects. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 917-925.

2005 Helms, S.E. & M.D. Hunter. Variation in plant quality and the population dynamics of herbivores: there is nothing average about aphids. Oecologia 145: 197-204.

2005 Hall, M.C., P. Stiling, B.A. Hungate, B.G. Drake, and M.D. Hunter. Effects of elevated CO2 and herbivore damage on litter quality in a scrub oak ecosystem. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 2343-2356.

2005 Emmerson, M., M. Bezemer, M.D. Hunter, & T.H. Jones. Global change alters the stability of food webs.  Global Change Biology 11: 490-501.

2005 Hall, M.C., P. Stiling, D.C. Moon, B.G. Drake, and M.D. Hunter. Effects of elevated CO2 on foliar quality and herbivore damage in a scrub oak ecosystem. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31: 267-286.

2005 Madritch, M.D. & M.D. Hunter. Phenotypic variation in oak litter influences short- and long-term nutrient cycling through litter chemistry. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry 37: 319-327.

2005 Redfern, M. & M.D. Hunter. Time tells: long-term patterns in the population dynamics of the yew gall midge, Taxomyia taxi (Cecidomyiidae) over 35 years. Ecological Entomology 30: 86-95.

2004 Frost, C.F. & M.D. Hunter. Insect canopy herbivory and subsequent frass deposition influence soil nitrogen and carbon fluxes and nitrogen export in red oak mini-ecosystems Ecology 85: 3335-3347.

2004 Price, P.W., W.G. Abrahamson, M.D. Hunter, & G. Melika. Using gall wasps on oaks to test broad ecological concepts. Conservation Biology 18: 1405-1416.

2004 Emmerson, M., T.M. Bezemer, M.D. Hunter, T.H. Jones, G.J. Masters, and N.M. Van Dam. How does global change affect the strength of trophic interactions? Basic and Applied Ecology 5: 505-514.

2004 Madritch, M.D. & M.D. Hunter. Phenotypic diversity and litter chemistry affect nutrient dynamics during litter decomposition in a two-species mix. Oikos 105: 125-131.

2004 Helms, S.E., S.J. Connelly & M.D. Hunter. Effects of variation among plant species on the interaction between an herbivore and its parasitoid. Ecological Entomology 29: 44-51.

2004 Reynolds, B.C. & M.D. Hunter. Nutrient cycling. Pp387-396 in: Forest Canopies. Second Edition. (Eds. M.D. Lowman and B.H. Rinker). Elsevier, MA.

2003 Madritch, M.D. & M.D. Hunter. Intraspecific litter diversity and nitrogen deposition affect nutrient dynamics and soil respiration. Oecologia 136: 124-128.

2003 Stiling, P., D.C. Moon, M.D. Hunter, J.C. Colson, A.M. Rossi, G. Hymus, & B.G. Drake. Elevated CO2 lowers relative and absolute herbivore density across all species of a scrub oak forest. Oecologia 134: 82-87.

2003 Abrahamson, W.G., M.D. Hunter, G. Melika & P.W. Price. Cynipid gall-wasp communities correlate with oak chemistry.  Journal of Chemical Ecology 29: 209-223.

2003 Hunter, M.D. Effects of plant quality on the population ecology of parasitoids.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 5: 1-8.

2003 Hunter, M.D., S. Adl, C.M. Pringle, & D.C. Coleman. Relative effects of macroinvertebrates and habitat on the chemistry of litter during decomposition. Pedobiologia 47: 101-116.

2003 Reynolds, B.C., D.A. Crossley, Jr., & M.D. Hunter.  Response of soil invertebrates to forest canopy inputs along a productivity gradient.  Pedobiologia 47: 127-140.

2003 Hunter, M.D., C.R. Linnen, & B.C. Reynolds. Effects of endemic densities of canopy herbivores on nutrient dynamics along a gradient in elevation in the southern Appalachians. Pedobiologia 47: 231-244.

2002 Madritch, M.D. & M.D. Hunter. Phenotypic diversity influences ecosystem function in an oak sandhills community. Ecology 83: 2084-2090.

2002 Hunter, M.D. A breath of fresh air: beyond laboratory studies of plant volatile-natural enemy interactions. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4: 81-86.

2002 Kearns, K.D. & M.D. Hunter. Algal extracellular products suppress Anabaena flos-aquae heterocyst spacing.  Microbial Ecology 43: 174-180.

2002 Hartzfeld, P.W., R. Forkner, M.D. Hunter, & A.E. Hagerman. Determination of hydrolyzable tannins (gallotannins and ellagitannins) after reaction with potassium iodate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 50: 1785-1790.

2002 Hunter, M.D. Landscape structure, habitat fragmentation, and the ecology of insects. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4: 159-166.

2002 Hunter, M.D.  Ecological causes of pest outbreaks.  In: Encyclopedia of Pest Management (Ed. D. Pimentel). Pp. 214-217. Marcel Dekker, Inc.

2002 Hunter, M.D. Maternal effects and the population dynamics of insects on plants.  Agricultural and Forest Entomology 4: 1-9.

2002 Coleman, D.C., M.D. Hunter, J. Hutton, S. Pomeroy, & L. Swift Jr. Soil respiration from four aggrading forested watersheds measured over a quarter century.  Forest Ecology and Management 157: 247-253.

2001 Hunter, M.D. Multiple approaches to estimating the relative importance of top-down and bottom-up forces on insect populations: Experiments, life tables, and time-series analysis. Basic and Applied Ecology 4: 293-310.

2001 Klaper, R., K. Ritland, T.A. Mousseau, & M.D. Hunter.  Heritability of phenolics in Quercus laevis inferred using molecular markers. Journal of Heredity 92: 421-426.

2001 Reynolds, B.C. & M.D. Hunter. Responses of soil respiration, soil nutrients, and litter decomposition to inputs from canopy herbivores.  Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry 33: 1641-1652.

2001 Salmore, A.K. & M.D. Hunter.  Environmental and genotypic influences on alkaloid production in Sanguinaria canadensisJournal of Chemical Ecology 27: 1729-1747.

2001 Salmore, A.K. & M.D. Hunter.  Elevational trends in alkaloid production in Sanguinaria canadensisJournal of Chemical Ecology 27: 1713-1728.

2001 Kearns, K.D. & M.D. Hunter.  Toxin-producing Anabaeba flos-aquae induce settling of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, a competing motile alga. Microbial Ecology 42: 80-86.

2001 Hunter, M.D. Effects of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide on insect-plant interactions. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 3: 153-159.

2001 Lawson, E.T., T.A. Mousseau, R.D. Klaper, M.D. Hunter, & J.H. Werren. Rickettsia associated with male-killing in a buprestid beetle.  Heredity (London) 86: 497-505.

2001 Hunter, M.D.  Insect population dynamics meets ecosystem ecology:  Effects of herbivory on soil nutrient dynamics. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 3: 77-84.

2001 Rinker, H.B., M.D. Lowman, M.D. Hunter, T.D. Schowalter, & S.J. Fonte. Canopy herbivory and soil ecology: the top-down impact of forest processes. Selbyana 22: 225-231.

2001 Hunter, M.D. Out of sight, out of mind: The impacts of root-feeding insects in natural and managed systems. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 3: 3-10.

2000 Forkner, R.E. & M.D. Hunter.  What goes up must come down?  Nutrient addition and predation pressure on oak insects. Ecology 81: 1588-1600.

2000 Hunter, M.D. & J.N. McNeil.  Geographic and parental influences on diapause by a polyphagous insect herbivore. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 2: 49-55.

2000 Hunter, M.D.  Some challenges facing entomology in the next millennium. Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society 24: 3-11.

2000 Hunter, M.D. & P.W. Price.  Detecting cycles and delayed density dependence: A reply to Turchin and Berryman. Ecological Entomology 25: 122-124.

2000 Kearns, K.D. & M.D. Hunter. Green algal extracellular products regulate anti-algal toxin production in a cyanobacterium. Environmental Microbiology 2: 291-297.

2000 Hunter, M.D.  Between hyperbole and hysteria. Entomological issues and the deployment of transgenic plants. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 2: 77-84.

2000 Reynolds, B.C., M.D. Hunter, & D.A. Crossley Jr. Effects of canopy herbivory on nutrient cycling in a northern hardwood forest in western North Carolina.  Selbyana 21: 74-78.

2000 Hunter, M.D., R.E. Forkner, & J.N. McNeil. Heterogeneity in plant quality and its impact on the population ecology of insect herbivores.  In: The Ecological Consequences of Environmental Heterogeneity (Eds. M.A. Hutchings, E.A. John, and A.J.A. Stewart).  Pp 155-179. Blackwell Scientific.

2000 Hunter, M.D. Mixed signals and cross-talk: Interactions between plants, insect herbivores, and plant pathogens. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 2: 155-160.

1999 Hunter, M.D. & R.E. Forkner.  Hurricane damage influences foliar polyphenolics and subsequent herbivory on surviving trees.  Ecology 80: 2676-2682.

1998 Hunter, M.D. & P.W. Price.  Cycles in insect populations: Delayed density dependence or exogenous driving variables?  Ecological Entomology 23: 216-222.

1998 Hunter, M.D.  Interactions between Operophtera brumata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) and Tortrix viridana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on oak: New evidence from time-series analysis. Ecological Entomology 23: 168-173.

1998 Hunter, M.D. & R.E. Forkner.  Effects of abiotic disturbance on the foliar tannins of Quercus rubra L. and subsequent defoliation by insect herbivores. In: Diversity and Adaptation in Oak Species (Ed. K.C. Steiner), Pp 252-261. The Pennsylvania State University Press.

1998 Klaper, R.D. & M.D. Hunter.  Genetic versus environmental effects on the phenolic chemistry of turkey oak, Quercus laevis. In: Diversity and Adaptation in Oak Species (Ed. K.C. Steiner), Pp 262-268. The Pennsylvania State University Press.

1998 Price, P.W., T.P. Craig, & M.D. Hunter.  Population ecology of a gall-forming sawfly, Euura lasiolepis, and relatives. In: Insect Populations: In Theory and Practice (Eds J.P. Dempster and I.F.G. McLean), Pp 323-340.  Kluwer Academic Publishers.

1997 Hunter, M.D., G.C. Varley, and G.R. Gradwell. Estimating the relative roles of top-down and bottom-up forces on insect herbivore populations: A classic study re-visited. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 94: 9176-9181.

1997 Hunter, M.D. When a picture taints a thousand words: True images of diet-induced diapause in a polyphagous insect herbivore. Ecology 78: 2267-2268.

1997 Hunter, M.D. and J.N. McNeil. Host-plant quality influences diapause and voltinism in a polyphagous insect herbivore. Ecology 78: 977-986.

1997 Hunter, M.D. Incorporating variation in plant chemistry into a spatially-explicit ecology of phytophagous insects. In: Forests and Insects (Eds A.D. Watt, N.E. Stork, and M.D. Hunter),  Pp 81-96. Chapman and Hall, London.

1996 Hunter, M.D., S.B. Malcolm, and S.E. Hartley. Population-level variation in plant secondary chemistry and the population biology of herbivores. Chemoecology 7: 45-56.

1995 Hunter, M.D. & J.C. Schultz. Fertilization mitigates chemical induction and herbivore responses within damaged oak trees. Ecology 76: 1226-1232.

1995 Price, P.W. & M.D. Hunter. Novelty and synthesis in the development of population dynamics. In: Population Dynamics: New Approaches and Synthesis (Eds N. Cappuccino and P.W. Price), Pp 389-412. Academic Press, San Diego.

1994 Hunter, M.D., D.J. Biddinger, E.J. Carlini, B.A. McPheron & L.A. Hull. Effects of apple leaf allelochemistry on tufted apple bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) resistance to azinphosmethyl. Journal of Economic Entomology 87: 1423-1429.

1994 Hunter, M.D., L.A. Hull & J.C. Schultz. Evaluation of resistance to tufted apple bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) within and among apple cultivars. Environmental Entomology 23: 282-291.

1994 Hunter, M.D. The search for pattern in pest outbreaks. In: Individuals, Populations and Patterns in Ecology (Eds. S.R. Leather, A.D. Watt, N.J. Mills, and K.F.A. Walters), Pp 443-448. Intercept, Andover.

1993 Hunter, M.D. & J.C. Schultz. Induced plant defenses breached? Phytochemical induction protects an herbivore from disease. Oecologia 94: 195-203.

1993 Hunter, M.D. & L.A. Hull. Variation in concentrations of phloridzin and phloretin in apple foliage. Phytochemistry 34: 1251-1254.

1992 Hunter, M.D. & P.W. Price. Playing chutes and ladders: heterogeneity and the relative roles of bottom-up and top-down forces in natural communities. Ecology 73: 724-732.

1992 Foster, M.A., J.C. Schultz & M.D. Hunter. Modeling gypsy moth-virus-leaf chemistry interactions: implications of plant quality for pest and pathogen dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology 61: 509-520.

1992 Matson, P.A. & M.D. Hunter. The relative contributions of top-down and bottom-up forces in population and community ecology.  Ecology 73: iii.

1992 Hunter, M.D.  A variable insect-plant interaction: the relationship between tree budburst phenology and population levels of insect herbivores among trees. Ecological Entomology 17: 91-95.

1992 Hunter, M.D. & P.W. Price. Natural variability in plants and animals. In: The Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions (Eds. M.D. Hunter, T. Ohgushi & P.W. Price), Pp 1-12. Academic Press, San Diego.

1992 Hunter, M.D. Interactions within herbivore communities mediated by the host plant: the keystone herbivore concept. In: The Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions (Eds. M.D. Hunter, T. Ohgushi & P.W. Price), Pp 287-325. Academic Press, San Diego.

1992 Schultz, J.C., M.D. Hunter & H.M. Appel. Antimicrobial activity of polyphenols mediates plant-herbivore interactions. In: Plant Polyphenols: Biogenesis, Chemical Properties, and Significance (Eds. R.W. Hemingway & P.E. Laks), Pp 621-637. Plenum Press, New York.

1991 Hunter, M.D., A.D. Watt & M. Docherty. Outbreaks of the winter moth on Sitka Spruce in Scotland are not influenced by nutrient deficiencies of trees, tree budburst, or pupal predation. Oecologia 86(1): 62-69.

1990 Hunter, M.D. Differential susceptibility to variable plant phenology and its role in competition between two insect herbivores on oak. Ecological Entomology 15: 401-408.

1990 Hunter, M.D. & C. West. Variation in the effects of spring defoliation on the late season phytophagous insects of Quercus robur.  In: Population Dynamics of Forest Insects (Eds A.D. Watt, S.R. Leather, M.D. Hunter & N.A.C. Kidd), Pp 123-135. Intercept, Andover.

1990 Keating, S.T., M.D. Hunter & J.C. Schultz. Leaf phenolic inhibition of the gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus: The role of polyhedral inclusion body aggregation. Journal of Chemical Ecology 16: 1445-1457.

1989 Hunter, M.D. & P.G. Willmer. The potential for interspecific competition between two abundant defoliators on oak: leaf damage and habitat quality. Ecological Entomology 14: 267-277.

1987 Hunter, M.D. Opposing effects of spring defoliation on late season oak caterpillars. Ecological Entomology 12: 373-382.

1987 Hunter, M.D. Sound production in the larvae of Diurnea fagella (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae). Ecological Entomology 12: 355-357.

Books Written

2008  Speight, M.R., M.D. Hunter, and A.D. Watt.  The Ecology of Insects: Concepts and Applications. 2nd Edition.  Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.

1999  Speight, M.R., M.D. Hunter, and A.D. Watt.  The Ecology of Insects: Concepts and Applications.  Blackwells Scientific, Oxford.

Books Edited

1997  Watt, A.D., N.E. Stork, & M.D. Hunter. Forests and Insects. Chapman and Hall, London.

1992  Hunter, M.D., T. Ohgushi & P.W. Price. The Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions. Academic Press, San Diego.

1990  Watt A.D., S.R. Leather, M.D. Hunter & N.A.C. Kidd.  Population Dynamics of Forest Insects. Intercept, Andover.