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Modeling Forest Insects


Krivan V, Lewis M, Bentz B, Bewick S, Lenhart S, Liebhold A. 2016. A dynamical model for bark beetle outbreaks. Journal of Theoretical Biology 407:25-37. 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.07.009 [Online] Hughes JS, Cobbold CA, Haynes K, Dwyer G. 2015. Effects of forest spatial structure on insect outbreaks: insights from a host-parasitoid model. The American Naturalist, 185(5): E000. [Online]

Haynes KJ, Bjornstad ON, Allstadt AJ, Liebhold AM. 2013. Geographical variation in the spatial synchrony of a forest-defoliating insect: Isolation of environmental and spatial drivers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280(1753): 20122373. [Online]

Hughes JS. 2013. Dissertation: Patterns and processes in forest insects population dynamics. University of Toronto.

Liebhold AM, Haynes KJ, Bjornstad ON. 2012. Spatial synchrony of insect outbreaks. In Insect Outbreaks Revisited (P. Barbosa, D.K. Letourneau, A.A. Agrawal, eds.), NY: Wiley, pages 113-125. [Online]


Haynes KJ. January 2013. Geographical variation in spatial synchrony of gypsy moth outbreaks: Isolating effects of weather and dispersal. USDA Interagency Research Forum on Invasive Species.

Haynes KJ, Bjornstad ON, Allstadt AJ, Liebhold AM. August 2012. Geographical variation in spatial synchrony of forest-insect outbreaks: Isolating the drivers of synchrony. Ecological Society of America.

Haynes, KJ. January 2011. Spatiotemporal population dynamics of gypsy moths in North America. Departmental Seminar, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Toronto.

Hughes J, Cobbold C, Cooke B, Dwyer G, Haynes K, Pineda-Krch M. June 2011. The effect of landscape configuration on forest insect outbreak dynamics - insights from a simple host-parasitoid model. North American Forest Ecology Workshop, Roanoke, VA.


Cooke J, Lewis M. 2013-2017. The NSERC TRIA Network: Turning risk into action for the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Strategic Network Grants Program and Partners. $2,977,148.

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