Selected Publications

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Busby PE, Soman C, Wagner MR, Friesen ML, Kremer J, Bennett A, Morsy A, Eisen J, Leach J, Dangl JL. 2017. Research priorities for harnessing plant microbiomes in sustainable agriculture. PLoS Biol 15(3): e2001793.

Busby PE, Ridout M, Newcombe G. 2016. Fungal endophytes: Modifiers of plant disease. Plant Molecular Biology 90:645-655.

Busby PE, Peay KG, Newcombe G. 2016. Common foliar fungi of Populus trichocarpa modify Melampsora rust disease severity. New Phytologist 209:1681-1692.

Compson, ZG, Hungate BA, Whitham TG, Meneses N, Busby PE, Wojtowicz T, Ford AC, Adams KJ, Marks JC. 2016. Plant genotype influences aquatic-terrestrial ecosystem linkages through timing and composition of insect emergence. Ecosphere 7(5):e01331. 10.1002/ecs2.1331

Wolf A, Zimmerman N, Anderegg W, Busby PE,  Christensen J. 2016. Altitudinal shifts of the native and introduced flora of California in the context of 20th century warming. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25:418-429.

Lamit LJ, Busby PE, Lau MK, Compson ZG, Wojtowicz T, Keith AR, Zinkgraf MS, Schweitzer JA, Shuster SM, Gehring CA and Whitham TG. 2015. Tree genotype mediates covariance among diverse communities from microbes to arthropods. Journal of Ecology 103: 840-850.

Busby PE, Lamit LJ, Keith AR, Newcombe,G, Gehring CA, Whitham TG, Dirzo R. 2015 Genetics-based interactions among plants, pathogens and herbivores define arthropod community structure. Ecology 96: 1974-1984.

Houbraken J, Visagie CM, Meijer M, Frisvad JC, Busby PE, Pitt J, Seifert KA, Demirel R, Yilmaz N, Jacobs, K, Samson RA. 2014. A taxonomic and phylogenetic revision of Penicillium section Aspergilloides. Studies in Mycology 78: 373-451.

Busby PE, Newcombe G, Dirzo R, Whitham TG. 2014. Differentiating genetic and environmental drivers of plant-pathogen community interactions. Journal of Ecology 102: 1300-1309.

Busby PE, Newcombe G, Dirzo R, Whitham TG. 2013. Genetic basis of pathogen community structure for foundation tree species in a common garden and in the wild. Journal of Ecology 101: 867-877.

Busby PE, Zimmerman N, Weston D, Jawdy S, Houbraken J, Newcombe G. 2013. Leaf endophytes and host genotype in Populus alter severity of damage from the necrotrphic leaf pathogen, Drepanopeziza populi. Ecosphere 4(10): 125.

Busby PE, Aime CA, and Newcombe G. 2012. Foliar pathogens of Populus angustifolia are consistent with a hypothesis of Beringian migration into North America. Fungal Biology 116: 792-801.

Busby PE and Canham CD. 2011. Exotic pest-pathogen disease reduces biomass accumulation in eastern deciduous forests of North America. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 401-411.

Pringle EG, Adams RI, Broadbent E, Busby PE, Donatti CI, Kurten EL Renton K and Dirzo R. 2011. Distinct leaf-trait syndromes of evergreen and deciduous trees in a seasonally dry tropical forest. Biotropica 43:299-388.

Busby PE, Vitousek P, and Dirzo R. 2010. Prevalence of tree regeneration by sprouting and seeding along a rainfall gradient in Hawaii. Biotropica 42: 80-86.

Busby PE, Canham CD, Motzkin G, and Foster DR. 2009. Forest response to chronic hurricane disturbance in coastal New England. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 487- 497.

Busby PE, Motzkin G, and Boose ER. 2008. Landscape-scale variation in forest response to hurricane disturbance across a storm track. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 2942-2950.