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Power, A. G. and C. E. Mitchell.  2004.  Pathogen spillover in disease epidemics.  The American Naturalist, in press

Snow., A. A. , D. A. Andow, P. Gepts, E. M. Hallerman, A. Power,  J. M. Tiedje, and L. L. Wolfenbarger.  2004.  Genetically engineered organisms and the environment: Current status and recommendations.  Ecological Applications, in press

Templer, P.H., P.M. Groffman, A.S. Flecker, and A.G. Power.  2004.  Land use change and soil nutrient transformations in the Los Haitises region of the Dominican Republic.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry, in press.

Uriarte, M, L.W. Rivera, J.K. Zimmerman, T.M. Aide, A.G. Power, and A.S. Flecker. 2004.  Interactions between land use history and hurricane damage in a tropical forest.  Plant Ecology, in press.

K. A. Garrett, S. P. Dendy, A. G. Power, G. K. Blaisdell, H. A. Alexander, and J. K. McCarron.  Barley yellow dwarf disease in natural populations of dominant tallgrass prairie species in Kansas.  Plant Disease 88:574.

Power, A. G. and A. S. Flecker.  2003.  Virus specificity in disease systems: Are species redundant?  In: The importance of species: Perspectives on expendability and triage (P. Kareiva and S. A. Levin, Editors).  Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Mitchell, C. E. and A. G. Power.  2003.  Release of invasive plants from fungal and viral pathogens.  Nature 421: 625-627.

Brigham, C. A., A. G. Power, and A. Hunter.   2002.  An evaluation of the consistency of recovery plans for endangered species: a tool for assessing the efficacy of endangered species planning.  Ecological Applications 12: 648-654.

Hatch, L., M. Uriarte, D. Fink, L. Aldrich-Wolfe, R. G. Allen, C. Webb, K. Zamudio, and A. G. Power.  2002.  Jurisdiction over endangered species, habitat: the impacts of people and property on recovery planning.  Ecological Applications 12: 690-700.

Power, A. G.  2002.  Ecological risks of transgenic virus-resistant crops.  Pages 125-142 in: Genetically Engineered Organisms: Assessing Environmental and Human Health Effects (D.K. Letourneau and B. E. Burrows, editors).  CRC Press, Boca Raton.  

Power, A., and P. Kenmore.  2001.  Exploiting interactions between planned and unplanned diversity in agroecosystems:  what do we need to know?  In:  Agroecological Innovations: Increasing Food Production with Participatory Approaches (N. Uphoff and M. Altieri, eds.). Earthscan Publications, London.

Power, A. G.  2000.  Linking ecological sustainability and world food needs.  Environment, Development, and Sustainability 1:185-196.

Power, A. G.  2000.  Insect transmission of plant viruses: a constraint on virus variability.  Current Opinion in Plant Biology 3: 336-340.

Power, A. G.  2000.  The ecology of agriculture.  In: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (S. A. Levin, Editor).  Academic Press, New York.


Ishii-Eiteman, M. and A. G. Power. 1997. Response of green rice leafhoppers to rice planting practices in Northern Thailand. Ecological Applications 7:194-208.

Matson, P. A., W. J. Parton, A. G. Power, and M. J. Swift. 1997. Agricultural intensification and ecosystem properties. Science 277:504-509.

Power, A. G. 1996. Competition between viruses in a complex plant-pathogen system. Ecology 77:1004-1010.

Power, A. G. and A. S. Flecker. 1996. The role of biodiversity in tropical managed ecosystems. pp. 173-194 In: Biodiversity and ecosystem processes in tropical forests, G. H. Orians, R. Dirzo, and J. H. Cushman, eds. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Power, A. G. 1996. Arthropod diversity in forest patches and agroecosystems of tropical landscapes. In Forest patches in tropical landscapes, J. Schelhas and R. Greenberg, eds., pp. 91-110. Island Press, Washington.

McElhany, J. P., L. A. Real, and A. G. Power.  1995.  Disease spread, spatial dynamics, and vector preference for diseased hosts:  a study of barley yellow dwarf virus.  Ecology 76: 444-457.      

Power, A. G. 1992. Patterns of virulence and benevolence in insect-borne pathogens of plants. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 11:351-372.

Power, A. G.  1992.  Host plant dispersion, leafhopper movement and disease transmission.  Ecological Entomology 17: 63-68.

Power, A. G.  1991.  Virus spread and vector dynamics in genetically diverse plant populations.  Ecology 72: 232-241.

Power, A. G., A. J. Seaman, and S. M. Gray.  1991.  Aphid transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus:  inoculation feeding periods and epidemiological implications.  Phytopathology 81: 545-548.

Power, A. G.  1990.  Cropping systems, insect movement, and the spread of insect-transmitted diseases in crops.  Pages 47-69 in Agroecology.  Researching the Ecological Basis for Sustainable Agriculture (S. R. Gliessman, editor).  Springer-Verlag, New York.

Power, A. G. and P. Kareiva.  1990.  Herbivorous insects in agroecosystems.  In Agroecology (R. Carroll, P. Rosset, and J. Vandermeer, editors).  McGraw-Hill, New York.

Vandermeer, J. and A. Power.  1990.  An epidemiological model of the corn stunt system in Central America.  Ecological Modelling 52: 235-248.

Power, A. G.  1988.  Leafhopper response to genetically diverse host plant stands.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 49: 213-219.

Power, A. G.  1987.  Plant community diversity, herbivore movement, and an insect- transmitted disease of maize.  Ecology 68: 1658-1669.