Publications, 1980-1989


Weis, A.E. 1989. Stressed plants and what bugs them. Review of: Plant Stress-Insect Interactions, E.A. Heinrichs, (ed.) Ecology 70: 1958.

Weis, A.E., K.D. McCrea and W.G. Abrahamson. 1989. Can there be an escalating arms race without coevolution?: Implications of a hostparasitoid simulation. Evolutionary Ecology 3: 361-370.

Weis, A.E., C.L. Wolfe* and W.L. Gorman. 1989. Genotypic variation and integration of histological features of the goldenrod ball gall.American Journal of Botany 76: 1541-1550.

Abrahamson, W.G., J.F. Satler, K.D. McCrea and A.E. Weis. 1989. Variation in selection pressures on the goldenrod gall fly and competitive interactions of its natural enemies. Oecologia 79: 15-22.


Weis, A.E. and M.R. Berenbaum. 1988. Insect herbivores and green plants, pp. 123-162. In, W.G. Abrahamson, Ed., PlantAnimal Interactions. McGrawHill.

Weis, A.E., R. Walton and C.L. Crego. 1988. Reactive plant tissue sites and the population biology of gall makers. Annual Review of Entomology 33: 467-486.


Abrahamson, W.G. and A.E. Weis. 1987. The nutritional ecology of gallmaking arthropods, pp. 235-258. In, F. Slansky Jr. and J.G. Rodriguez (eds.), Nutritional Ecology of Insects, Mites and Spiders. John Wiley & Sons.

Weis, A.E., H.G. Hollenbach* and W.G. Abrahamson. 1987. Genetic and maternal effects on the development of seedling traits in Solidago altissima. American Journal of Botany 74: 1487-1497.


Weis, A.E. and W.G. Abrahamson. 1986. Evolution of host plant manipulation by gallmakers: Ecological and genetic factors in the Solidago Eurosta system. American Naturalist 127: 681-695.

McCrea, K.D., W.G. Abrahamson and A.E. Weis. 1985. Effects of the goldenrod ball gall on 14C translocation and growth in Solidago altissima. Ecology 66: 1902-1907.

Weis, A.E., W.G. Abrahamson and K.D. McCrea. 1985. Host gall size and oviposition success by the parasitoid Eurytoma gigantea.Ecological Entomology 10: 341-348.

Weis, A.E. and W.G. Abrahamson. 1985. Potential selective pressures exerted by parasites on a plantherbivore interaction. Ecology 66: 1261-1269. (pdf)

Weis, A.E. 1985. Review of: Size, Function and Life History, By William A. Calder III. The Auk 102 :434-435.


Weis, A.E., and A.D. Kapelinski. 1984. Manipulation of host plant development by the gall midge Rhabdophaga strobiloides. Ecological Entomology 9: 457-469.

Weis, A.E. 1984. Apical dominance asserted over lateral buds by the gall of Rhabdophaga strobiloides. Canadian Entomologist 116: 1277-1279.


Weis, A.E., P.W. Price, and M. Lynch. 1983. Selective pressures on clutch size of the gallmaker Asteromyia carbonifera. Ecology 64: 688-695. (pdf)

Weis, A.E. 1983. Parasitism patterns by Torymus capite on hosts distributed in small patches. Journal of Animal Ecology 3: 867-878.

Weis, A.E. 1983. Resource utilization patterns in a community of gallattacking parasitoids. Environmental Entomology 11: 809-815.


Weis, A.E. 1982. Use of a symbiotic fungus by the gallmaker Asteromyia carbonifera to inhibit attack by the parasitoid Torymus capite.Ecology 63: 1205-1208.


Price, P.W., C.E. Bouton, P. Gross, B.A. McPheron, J.N. Thompson, and A.E. Weis. 1981. Interactions among three trophic levels: Influence of plants on the interaction of insect herbivores and their natural enemies. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 11: 41-65. (pdf)


Bouton, C.E., B.A. McPheron and A.E. Weis. 1980. Parasitoids and competition. American Naturalist 116: 876-881.

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