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2018  Decker, L.E., J.C. de Roode, & M.D. Hunter. Elevated atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide reduce monarch tolerance and increase parasite virulence by altering the medicinal properties of milkweeds. Ecology Letters 21: 1353-1363.DOI: 10.1111/ele.13101.

2018  Satterfield, D.A, J.C. Maerz, M.D. Hunter, D.T.T. Flockhart, K.A. Hobson, D.R. Norris, H. Streit, J.C. de Roode, & S. Altizer. Migratory monarchs that encounter resident monarchs show life-history changes and higher rates of parasite infection. Ecology Letters (in press).

2018  Faldyn, M.J., M.D. Hunter, & B.D. Elderd. Climate change and an invasive tropical milkweed: An ecological trap for monarch butterflies. Ecology 99: 1031-1038. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.219.

2018  Meier, A.R. & M.D. Hunter. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi mediate herbivore-induction of plant defenses differently above and belowground. Oikos (early view). DOI: 10.1111/oik.05402.

2018  Meier, A.R. & M.D. Hunter. Mycorrhizae alter toxin sequestration and performance of two specialist herbivores. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6: 33.DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2018.00033.

2018  Crocker, K.C. & M.D. Hunter. Social density, but not sex ratio, drives ecdysteroid hormone provisioning to eggs by female house crickets (Acheta domesticus). Ecology and Evolution (in press).

2018  Crocker, K.C. & M.D. Hunter. Environmental causes and transgenerational consequences of ecdysteroid hormone provisioning in Acheta domesticus. Journal of Insect Physiology 109:  DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.06.003.

2018  Tan, W-H, L. Tao, K.M. Hoang, M.D. Hunter, & J.C. de Roode.  The effects of milkweed induced defense on parasite resistance in monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus. Journal of Chemical Ecology (in press).

2017 Hoang, K., L. Tao, M.D. Hunter, and J. de Roode. Host diet affects the morphology of a butterfly parasite. Journal of Parasitology 103: 228-236.

2017  Tao, L., M.D. Hunter, & J.C. de Roode. Microbial root mutualists affect the predators and pathogens of herbivores above ground: Mechanisms, magnitudes, and missing links.  Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 160.

2016 Tao, L. K.M. Hoang, M.D. Hunter & J.C. de Roode. Fitness costs of animal medication: anti-parasitic plant chemicals reduce fitness of monarch butterfly hosts. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 1246-1254.

2016 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 104: 561-571.

2016 Zvereva, E.L., M.D. Hunter, V. Zverev, & M.V. Kozlov. Factors affecting population dynamics of leaf beetles in a subarctic region: the interplay between climate warming and pollution decline. Science of the Total Environment 566-567: 1277-1288.

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.