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Jennifer Rudgers

Jennifer Rudgers

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

jrudgers@unm.edu

505-277-6185

Department of Biology
University of New Mexico
MSC03 2020
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Titles

  • Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

Education

  • PhD, Population Biology, University of California-Davis, 2002
  • BS, Environmental Science, Denison University, 1996

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Journal Articles

2020

Collins, S. L., Y. A. Chung, L. E. Baur, A. Hallmark, T. J. Ohlert and J. A. Rudgers. 2020. Presss-pulse interactions and long-term community dynamics in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science 5:722-732. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12881. (link )

Kent, D. R., J. S. Lynn, S. C. Pennings, L. Souza, M. D. Smith and J. A. Rudgers. 2020. Weak latitudinal gradients in insect herbivory for dominant rangeland grasses of North America. Ecology and Evolution 10(13):6385-6394. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6374. (link )

2019

Whitney, K. D., J. Mudge, D. O. Natvig, A. Sundararajan, W. T. Pockman, J. Bell, S. L. Collins and J. A. Rudgers. 2019. Experimental drought reduces genetic diversity in the grassland foundation species Bouteloua eriopoda. Oecologia 189(4):1107-1120. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04371-7. (link )

2018

Carlton, L., N. C. Duncritts, Y. A. Chung and J. A. Rudgers. 2018. Plant-microbe interactions as a cause of ring formation in Bouteloua gracilis. Journal of Arid Environments 152(May):1-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2018.02.001. (link )

Cavazos, B. R., T. F. Bohner, M. L. Donald, M. E. Sneck, A. Shadow, M. Omacini, J. A. Rudgers and T. E. Miller. 2018. Testing the roles of vertical transmission and drought stress in the prevalence of heritable fungal endophytes in annual grass populations. New Phytologist 219(3):1075-1084. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15215. (link )

Chung, Y. A., A. Jumpponen and J. A. Rudgers. 2018. Divergence in diversity and composition of root-associated fungi between greenhouse and field studies in a semiarid grassland. Microbial Ecology DOI: 10.1007/s00248-018-1277-y. (link )

Dettweiler-Robinson, E., R. L. Sinsabaugh and J. A. Rudgers. 2018. Biocrusts benefit from plant removal. American Journal of Botany 105(7):1133-1141. DOI: 10.1002/ajb2.1120. (link )

Rudgers, J. A., Y. A. Chung, G. E. Maurer, D. I. Moore, E. H. Muldavin, M. E. Litvak and S. L. Collins. 2018. Climate sensitivity functions and net primary production: A framework for incorporating climate mean and variability. Ecology 99(3):576-582. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2136. (link )

Rudgers, J. A., E. D. Robinson, J. Belnap, L. E. Green, R. L. Sinsabaugh, K. E. Young, C. E. Cort and A. Darrouzet-Nardi. 2018. Are fungal networks key to dryland primary production?. American Journal of Botany 105(11):1783-1787. DOI: 10.1002/ajb2.1184. (link )

2017

Bell-Dereske, L., C. Takacs-Vesbach, S. N. Kivlin, S. M. Emery and J. A. Rudgers. 2017. Leaf endophytic fungus interacts with precipitation to alter belowground microbial communities in primary successional dunes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 93(6):fix036. DOI: 10.1093/femsec/fix036. (link )

Chung, Y. A., R. L. Sinsabaugh, C. R. Kuske, S. C. Reed and J. A. Rudgers. 2017. Spatial variation in edaphic characteristics is a stronger control than nitrogen inputs in regulating soil microbial effects on a desert grass. Journal of Arid Environments 147(Jul):59-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2017.03.005. (link )

2014

Collins, S. L., J. Belnap, N. B. Grimm, J. A. Rudgers, C. N. Dahm, P. D'Odorico, M. E. Litvak, D. O. Natvig, D. C. Peters, W. T. Pockman, R. L. Sinsabaugh and B. O. Wolf. 2014. A multiscale, hierarchical model of pulse dynamics in arid-land ecosystems. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 45:397-419. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-120213-091650. (link )

Posters

2019

Hallmark, A., J. A. Rudgers, S. L. Collins, D. I. Moore and S. Baker. 2019. Optimizing plant size:biomass allometric relationships at the Sevilleta LTER. Poster presented at the 21st Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, Januay 11, 2019, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Kazenel, M. R., K. W. Wright, T. I. Griswold, J. Bettinelli, J. A. Rudgers and K. D. Whitney. 2019. Native bees exhibit species- and ecosystem-specific changes in abundance with aridity. Poster presented at the 21st Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 11, 2019, Skysong, Scotttsdale, AZ. (link )