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Accomplishments by Ruben Alarcon

2017

Publications:

  • "Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on the Nesting Dynamics of Desert Bees." with A. Howell and R. Minckley. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. January 2017. NA. (https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saw081)

2016

Publications:

  • "Floral Visitation by the Argentine Ant Reduces Bee Visitation and Plant Seed Set." with C. Hanna, I. Naughton, C. Boser, K. Hung, and D. Holway. Ecology. Vol. 96 No. 1 January 2015. 222-230. (DOI: 10.1890/14-0542.1)

2012

Publications:

  • "Overplaying the role of honey bees as pollinators: A comment on Aebi and Neumann." with J. Ollerton, V. Price, W. Armbruster, J. Memmott, S. Watts, N. Waser, O. Totland, D. Goulson, J. Stout, and S. Tarrant. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Vol. 27 No. 3 March 2012. 2.
  • "Specialization in Plant-Hummingbird Networks Is Associated with Species Richness, Contemporary Precipitation and Quaternary Climate-Change Velocity." with B. Dalsgaard, E. Magard, J. Fjeldsa, A. Gonzalez, C. Rahbek, J. Olesen, J. Ollerton, A. Araujo, P. Cotton, C. Lara, C. Machado, I. Sazima, M. Sazima, A. Timmermann, S. Watts, B. Sandel, W. Sutherland, and J. Svenning. PloS ONE. Vol. 6 No. 10 Oct 5, 2011. 7. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025891)
  • "The Future of Plant-Pollinator Diversity: Understanding Interaction Networks Across Time, Space, and Global Change." with L. Burkle. American Journal of Botany. Vol. 98 March 2011. 10.
  • "Sexual Variation in Floral Preferences of the Hawkmoth Manduca sexta (Sphingidae)." with J. Riffell, G. DavidowitZ, J. Hildebrand, and J. Bronstein. Animal Behaviour. Vol. 80 August 2010. 7.
  • "Congruence Between Plant-Visitor and Pollen Transfer Networks." Oikos. Vol. 119 September 2009. 9.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Using mustards as supplemental forage to strengthen honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies." with C. Giron, E. Pandolfi, S. Pfeiler, and L. Schroeder. Poster delivered at Almond Industry Conference. Modesto, CA. December 2010.
  • "Integrating biology into the analysis of pollination networks." Presented to Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. University of California, Irvine. May 2010.

Publications:

  • "The future of plant-pollinator diversity: understanding interaction networks across time, space, and global change." with L. Burkle. American Journal of Botany. Vol. 98 March 2011. 1-11.
  • "Sexual variation in floral preferences of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta (Sphingidae)." with J. Riffell, G. Davidowitz, J. Hildebrand, and J. Bronstein. Animal Behaviour. Vol. 80 August 2010. 289-296.

Other Activities:

  • President's Summer Fellowship. CSU Channel Islands. 2010.
  • "Pilot Riparian Restoration Along the Santa Clara River." with S. Anderson. Work Plan & Small Grants Program, Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project. 2010.
  • "Using mustards (Brassica sp., Lesquerella fendleri; Brassicaceae) as supplemental forage to strengthen honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies." Faculty Development Mini-Grant, CSU Channel Islands. 2009.