Nicholas A Barber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Light environment and leaf characteristics affect distribution of Corythuca arcuata (Hemiptera: Tingidae)
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, One University Blvd, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:492-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effects of above- and belowground herbivory on growth, pollination, and reproduction in cucumber
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Oecologia 165:377-86. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Light environment and the impacts of foliage quality on herbivorous insect attack and bird predation
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, USA
    Oecologia 166:401-9. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Leaf quality, predators, and stochastic processes in the assembly of a diverse herbivore community
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, R223 Research Building, One University Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63121 4400, USA
    Ecology 92:699-708. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive prey impacts the abundance and distribution of native predators
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St Louis, Missouri 63121, USA
    Ecology 89:2678-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Herbivory reduces plant interactions with above- and belowground antagonists and mutualists
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Ecology 93:1560-70. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint An empirical evaluation of the insurance hypothesis in diversity-stability models
    Thomas J Valone
    Department of Biology, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    Ecology 89:522-31. 2008

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Light environment and leaf characteristics affect distribution of Corythuca arcuata (Hemiptera: Tingidae)
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, One University Blvd, St Louis, MO 63121, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:492-7. 2010
    ..arcuata faces a trade-off between preferences for physical habitat conditions and host plant characteristics...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of above- and belowground herbivory on growth, pollination, and reproduction in cucumber
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Oecologia 165:377-86. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that the often-overlooked effects of belowground herbivores may have profound effects on plant performance...
  3. doi request reprint Light environment and the impacts of foliage quality on herbivorous insect attack and bird predation
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, St Louis, USA
    Oecologia 166:401-9. 2011
    ..Thus, differences in effects of predators on herbivores and plants between light habitats, when observed, might be due to variation in predator abundance and not bottom-up effects of host plant quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint Leaf quality, predators, and stochastic processes in the assembly of a diverse herbivore community
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis, R223 Research Building, One University Boulevard, St Louis, Missouri 63121 4400, USA
    Ecology 92:699-708. 2011
    ..The species composition of these communities may be driven by stochastic processes rather than variation in host plant characteristics or differential predation by insectivorous birds...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invasive prey impacts the abundance and distribution of native predators
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri, St Louis, Missouri 63121, USA
    Ecology 89:2678-83. 2008
    ..By shifting the annual distribution of cuckoos, gypsy moths may be shifting the trophic impact of cuckoos across large distances, which could affect native insect herbivores and plants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Herbivory reduces plant interactions with above- and belowground antagonists and mutualists
    Nicholas A Barber
    Department of Plant, Soil, and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA
    Ecology 93:1560-70. 2012
    ..Although herbivores influenced interactions between plants and other organisms, these effects appear to be weaker than the direct negative effects of early-season tissue loss...
  7. ncbi request reprint An empirical evaluation of the insurance hypothesis in diversity-stability models
    Thomas J Valone
    Department of Biology, St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    Ecology 89:522-31. 2008
    ..As such, our review suggests that the insurance hypothesis may not be a strong mechanism stabilizing fluctuations in natural terrestrial communities...