Publications

Last updated: October 2018

* Denotes Smith College undergraduate advisee † Denotes Smith College graduate student advisee

D.D. Ignace. In Prep. Temperature sensitivity of soil respiration with the loss of a foundation species.

†Kelley, W. and D.D. Ignace. In Prep. The effects of disturbance on the soil seed bank in areas invaded by Elaeagnus umbellata. In preparation for submission to Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society.

Ignace, D.D., *S. Danguilan, and *Y. Ahn. In Prep. Life-stage dependent positive and negative interactions of a non-native invasive in the Chihuahuan Desert.

*A. Fassler, J. Bellemare, and D.D. Ignace. In Review. Loss of a foundation species, Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), due to exotic pests could lead to biotic homogenization of fungal communities and altered timing of bacterial activity in the forest floor. Submitted to Northeastern Naturalist.

Ignace, D.D., *A. Fassler, and J. Bellemare. 2018b. Decline of a foundation trees species due to invasive insects will trigger net release of soil organic carbon. Ecosphere 9(8).

Ignace, D.D., N. Huntly, and P. Chesson. 2018a. The role of climate in the dynamics of annual plants in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Evolutionary Ecology Research 19: 1-19.

Ignace, D.D. and P. Chesson. 2014. Removing an invader: Evidence for forces reassembling a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Ecology 95(11):3203-3212.

Ogle, K., R.W. Lucas, L.P. Bentley, J.M. Cable, G. Barron-Gafford, A. Griffith, D.D. Ignace, G. D. Jenerette, A. Tyler, T.E. Huxman, M.E. Loik, S.D. Smith, and D.T. Tissue. 2012. Differential daytime and nighttime stomatal behavior and substantial nighttime water loss in plants from deserts of North America. New Phytologist 194: 464-476.

Ignace, D.D., S.I. Dodson, and D. Kashian. 2011. Identification of the critical timing of sex determination in Daphnia magna (Crustacea, Branchiopoda) for use in toxicological studies. Hydrobiologia 668(1):117-123.

Ignace, D.D. and T.E. Huxman. 2009. Limitations to photosynthetic function across season in Larrea tridentata (creosotebush) growing on contrasting soil surfaces in the Sonoran Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 73:626-633.

Resco, V., D.D. Ignace, W. Sun, T.E. Huxman, J.F. Weltzin, and D.G. Williams. 2008. Chlorophyll fluorescence, predawn water potential and photosynthesis in precipitation pulse-driven ecosystems - implications for ecological studies. Functional Ecology 22: 479-483.

Ignace, D.D., T.E. Huxman, J. Weltzin, and D.G. Williams. 2007. Leaf gas exchange and water status responses of a native and non-native grass to precipitation across contrasting soil surfaces in the Sonoran Desert. Oecologia 152:401-413.

Patrick, L., J. Cable, D. Potts, D.D. Ignace, G. Barron-Gafford, N. Van Gestel, T. Robertson, H. Alpert, A. Griffith, T. Huxman, J. Zak, M. Loik, D. Tissue. 2007. Effects of an increase in summer precipitation on leaf, soil and ecosystem fluxes of CO2 and H2O in a sotol-grassland in Big Bend National Park, Texas. Oecologia 151:704-718.

Potts, D.L., T.E. Huxman, J.M. Cable, N.B. English, D.D. Ignace, J.A. Eilts, M.J. Mason, J.F. Weltzin, and D.G. Williams. 2006. Antecedent moisture and seasonal precipitation influence response of canopy-scale carbon and water exchange to rainfall pulses in a semi-arid grassland. New Phytologist 170:849-860.

Yepez, E.A., T.E Huxman, D.D. Ignace, N.B. English, J.F. Weltzin, A.E. Castellanos, D.G. Williams. 2005. Dynamics of transpiration and evaporation following a moisture pulse in semiarid grassland: A chamber-based isotope method for partitioning flux components. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 132 (3-4): 359-376.

Huxman, T.E., J.M. Cable, D.D. Ignace, J.A. Eilts, N.B. English, J. Weltzin, and D.G. Williams. 2004. Response of net ecosystem gas exchange to a simulated precipitation pulse in a semi-arid grassland: the role of native versus non-native grasses and soil texture. Oecologia 141:295-305. B

Enquist, B.J., E.P. Economo, T.E. Huxman, A.P. Allen, D.D. Ignace, and J.F. Gillooly. 2003. Scaling metabolism from organisms to ecosystems. Nature 423:639-642.