Publications

For a more up to date list and links to journals see Tobin’s Google Scholar profile

U = Undergraduate author

H = Honours author

M = MSc author

P = PhD author

F = Postgraduate Watson research fellow

 

PEvans, ERJ, TD Northfield, NL Daly, DT Wilson. In press. Venom costs and optimisation in scorpions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

PThurman, JH, TD Northfield, WE Snyder. In press. Weaver ants provide ecosystem services to tropical tree crops. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

PSambhu, H, A Nankishore, SM Turton, TD Northfield. 2018. Trade-offs for butterfly alpha and beta diversity in human-modified landscapes and tropical rainforests. Ecology and Evolution, 8: 12918-12928.

HFerguson, JA, TD Northfield, L Lach. 2018. Honey bee (Apis Mellifera) pollen foraging reflects benefits dependent on individual infection status. Microbial Ecology.

Northfield, TD, SGW Laurance, MM Mayfield, DR Paini, WE Snyder, DB Stouffer, JT Wright, L Lach. 2018. Native turncoats and indirect facilitation of species invasions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 285: 20171936.

de Oliveira Roque, F, JFS Menezes, T Northfield, JM Ocoa-Quintoa, MJ Campbell, WF Laurance. 2018. Warning signals of biodiversity collapse across gradients of tropical forest loss. Scientific Reports, 8: 1622.

HGangur, A, J Seymour, J Liddell, D Wilson, M Smout, T.D. Northfield. 2018. When is overkill optimal? Tritrophic interactions reveal new insights into venom evolution. Theoretical Ecology, 11: 141-149.

HGangur, AN, M Smout, MJ Liddell, JE Seymour, D Wilson, TD Northfield. 2017. Changes in predator exposure, but not diet induce phenotypic plasticity in scorpion venom. Proceedings of the Royal Society-B, 284: 20171364.

Northfield, TD, BT Barton, OJ Schmitz, 2017. A spatial theory for emergent multiple predator-prey interactions in food webs. Ecology and Evolution, 7: 6935-6948.

FThurman, JH, DW Crowder, TD Northfield. 2017. Biological control agents in the Anthropocene: Current risks and options for the future. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 23: 59-64.

PSambhu, H, TD Northfield, A Nankishore, A Ansari, S Turton. 2017. Tropical rainforest and human-modified landscapes support unique butterfly communities that differ in abundance and diversity. Environmental Entomology, 46:1225-1234.

HClarke, DA, PH York, MA Rasheed, TD Northfield. 2017. Identifying areas of need in tropical research: A reply to Stroud and Feeley. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32: 628.

HClarke, DA, PH York, MA Rasheed, TD Northfield. 2017. Does biodiversity-ecosystem function literature neglect tropical ecosystems? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32:320-323.

MForbes, SJ, TD Northfield. 2017. Increased pollinator habitat enhances cacao fruit set and predator conservation. Ecological Applications, 27:887-899.

MForbes, SJ, TD Northfield. 2017. Oecophylla smaragdina ants provide pest control in Australian cacao. Biotropica, 49: 328-336.

Sadeh, A, TD Northfield, JA Rosenheim. 2016. The epidemiology and evolution of parasite transmission through cannibalism. Ecology, 97: 2003-2011.

PCourtney, RS, Browning, T Northfield, J Seymour. 2016. Thermal and osmotic tolerance of Irukandji polyps: Cubozoa; Carukia barnesi. PLoS One 11: e0159380.

Brown, JN, H Bambrick, S Barlow, D Fallon, J Fernandez-Piquer, A Gallant, G Hendrie, U Nidumolu, T Northfield, E Poloczanska, A Roiko, S Tong, C Vickers, SA Wheeler. 2016. In 30 years, how might climate change affect what Australians eat and drink? Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 29: 22-27.

Northfield, TD, DW Crowder, T Takizawa, WE Snyder. 2014. Pairwise interactions between functional groups improve biological control. Biological Control, 78: 49-54.

Northfield, TD and AR Ives. 2013. Coevolution and the effects of climate change on interacting species. PLoS Biology, 11: e1001685. Commentary: Sugden, A.M. 2013. Editor’s Choice: Relationship trajectories. Science, 342: 1020.

Northfield, TD, DW Crowder, R Jabbour, and WE Snyder. 2012. Natural enemy functional identity, trait-mediated interactions, and biological control. In Ecology and Evolution of Trait-Mediated Indirect Interactions: Linking Evolution, Community and Ecosystems. (Eds. T Ohgushi, O Schmitz, RD Holt). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Northfield, TD, WE Snyder, GB Snyder, and SD Eigenbrode. 2012. A simple plant mutation abets a predator-diversity cascade. Ecology, 93: 411-420.

UGable, JT, DW Crowder, TD Northfield, SA Steffan, and WE Snyder. 2012. Niche engineering reveals complementary resource use. Ecology, 93: 1994-2000.

Crowder, DW, TD Northfield, R Gomulkiewicz, and WE Snyder. 2012. Conserving and promoting evenness: organic farming and fire-based wildland management as case studies. Ecology, 93: 2001-2007.

Paini, DR, FJJA Bianchi, TD Northfield, PJ De Barro. 2011. Predicting invasive fungal pathogens using invasive pest assemblages: testing model predictions in a virtual world. PLoS ONE, 6: e25695.

Northfield, TD, DR Paini, SR Reitz, and JE Funderburk. 2011. Within plant interspecific competition does not limit the highly invasive thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis in Florida. Ecological Entomology, 36: 181-187.

Northfield, TD, GB Snyder, AR Ives, and WE Snyder. 2010. Niche saturation defines resource-use breadth and overlap. Ecology Letters, 13: 338–348.

Crowder, DW, TD Northfield, MR Strand, and WE Snyder. 2010. Organic agriculture restores evenness and natural pest control. Nature, 466: 109-112. Commentary: Turnbull, LA, A Hector. Applied ecology: How to get even with pests. Nature, 466: 36-37.

Northfield, TD, RF Mizell III, DR Paini, PC Andersen, BV Brodbeck, TC Riddle, and WB Hunter. 2009. Dispersal, patch leaving, and aggregation of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Environmental Entomology, 38: 183-191.

Tillman, PG, TD Northfield, RF Mizell, and TC Riddle. 2009. Spatiotemporal patterns and dispersal of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in peanut-cotton farmscapes. Environmental Entomology, 38: 1038-1052.

Northfield, TD, DR Paini, JE Funderburk, and SR Reitz. 2008. Cycles of Frankliniella spp. thrips abundance on North Florida uncultivated reproductive hosts: predicting possible sources of pest outbreaks. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 101: 769-778.

Mizell III, RF, C Tipping, PC Andersen, BV Brodbeck, WB Hunter, and TD Northfield. 2008. Behavioral model for the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis: optimization of host plant use in a risky environment and management implications. Environmental Entomology, 37: 1049-1062.

Northfield, TD and RF Mizell III.  2008. The glassy winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis.  In Encyclopedia of Entomology 2nd Edition (Ed. JL Capinera), pp. 1623–1627. Springer, New York.