Cris G. Hochwender, PhD

University of Evansville, Dept. of Biology

Publications/Accepted Manuscripts

φ Designates UE undergraduates

Orians, CM, RS Fritz, CG Hochwender, BR Albrectsen, and ME Czesak.  In press. How slug herbivory of hybrid willows alters chemistry, growth, and susceptibility to diverse plant enemies. Annals of Botany.

Stowe, KA, CG Hochwender, K Fleck φ, N Duvall φ, D Lewkiewicz φ, S Trimble, and S Peters. 2013. Costs of glucosinolates in Brassica rapa: are they context dependent? Open Journal of Ecology 3:185-195.

Wheelwright, NT, JP Sinclair, CG Hochwender, and FJ Janzen. 2012. Leaf size in three generations of a dioecious tropical tree (Ocotea tenera, Lauracae): sexual dimorphism and changes with age. American Journal of Botany 99:1-6.

Hochwender, CG, DH Cha, RS Fritz, ME Czesak, RR Smith, AD Kaufman, B Warren φ, and A Neuman φ. 2012. Protein storage and root:shoot reallocation strategies provide tolerance to damage in a hybrid willow system. Oecologia 169:49-60.

Lachowecki φ, J, CG Hochwender, K Nolting φ, E Maurer φ, and A Aldridge φ. 2011. Evaluating the quality of a disturbed wetland habitat in southwestern Indiana: a survey of native and exotic flora. Proceedings of the Indiana Acadamy of Science 120:18-30.

Orians, CM, CG Hochwender, RS Fritz, and T Snšll. 2010. Growth and defense in willow seedlings: trade-offs are transient. Oecologia 163:283-290.

Cha, DH, CG Hochwender, EM Bosecker φ, RE Tucker φ, AD Kaufman, RS Fritz, and RR Smith. 2009. Do exotic generalist predators alter host plant preference of a native willow beetle? Agricultural and Forest Entomology 11:175-184.

Czesak, ME, RS Fritz, and CG Hochwender. 2008. Selection and genetic architecture of plant resistance. In KJ Tilmon (ed.), Specialization, speciation, and radiation: the evolutionary biology of plant and insect relationships. UC Press, Berkeley.

Fritz, RS, CG Hochwender, B Albrectsen, and ME Czesak. 2006. Fitness and genetic architecture of parent and hybrid willows in common gardens. Evolution 60:1215-1227.

Hochwender, CG, EM Janson φ, DH Cha, and RS Fritz. 2005. Community structure of insect herbivores in a hybrid system: examining the effects of
browsing damage and plant genetic variation. Ecological Entomology 30:170-175.

Fritz, RS, and CG Hochwender. 2005. Cascading effects of plant genetic variation on herbivore communities. Pp. 177-204 in MDE Fellowes,              
GJ Holloway, and J Rolff, (eds.), Insect Evolutionary Ecology: Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 22nd Symposium. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8DE, UK.

Hochwender, CG, and RS Fritz. 2004. Plant genetic differences influence herbivore community structure: evidence from a hybrid willow system. Oecologia 138:547-557.

Fritz, R.S., CG Hochwender, S.J. Brunsfeld, and B.M Roche. 2003. Genetic architecture of susceptibility to herbivores in hybrid willows. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16:1115-1126.

Hochwender, CG, VL Sork, and RJ Marquis. 2003. Fitness consequences of herbivory on Quercus alba. American Midland Naturalist 150:246–253.
Fritz, RS, BA Crabb, and CG Hochwender. 2003. Preference and performance of a gall-inducing sawfly: plant vigor, sex, gall traits and phenology. Oikos 102:601-613.

Fritz, RS, CG Hochwender, D Lewkiewicz, S Bothwell, and CM Orians. 2001. Seedling herbivory by slugs in a willow hybrid system: developmental changes in damage, chemical defense, and plant performance. Oecologia 129:87-97.

Hochwender, CG, RJ Marquis, and KA Stowe. 2000. The potential for and constraints on the evolution of compensatory ability in Asclepias syriaca. Oecologica 122:361-370.

Hochwender, CG, RS Fritz, and CM Orians. 2000. Using hybrid systems to explore the evolution of tolerance to damage. Evolutionary Ecology 14:590-521.

Stowe, KA, RJ Marquis, CG Hochwender, and EL Simms. 2000. The evolutionary ecology of tolerance to consumer damage. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 31:565-595.

Fritz, R.S., B.A. Crabb, and CG Hochwender. 2000. Preference and performance of a gall-inducing sawfly: I. A test of the plant vigor hypothesis. Oikos 89:555-563.

Hochwender, CG, and RS Fritz. 1999. Fluctuating asymmetry in a Salix hybrid system: the importance of genetic versus environmental causes. Evolution 53:408-416.

Sork, VL, KA Stowe, and C Hochwender. 1993. Evidence for local adaptation in closely adjacent subpopulations of northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) expressed as resistance to leaf herbivores. American Naturalist 142:928-936.

Shure, DJ, LA Wilson, and C Hochwender. 1989. Predation on aposematic efts of Notophthalmus viridescens. Journal of Herpetology 23:437-439.


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