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

U = Undergraduate student

H = Honours student

M = MSc student

P = PhD student

D = Postdoctoral researcher

F = Postgraduate Watson research fellow

Harper, S, TD Northfield, LR Nottingham, T DuPont, AA Thompson, BV Sallato, MK Shires, AA Wright, DKA Catron, DAT Marshall, C Molnar, WR Cooper. 2023. Recovery plan for X-disease in stonefruit caused by Candidatus phytoplasma pruni. Plant Health Progress.

PMcGuire, AV, W Edwards, TD Northfield. 2023. The infection efficacy of Metarhizium strains (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) against the Queensland fruit fly Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 116: 627-631.

PRowley, OC, RL Courtney, TD Northfield, J Seymour. 2023. Physiological and morphological responses of ‘Irukandji’ polyps to thermal and osmotic conditions: Consequences for niche profiling. Hydrobiologia, 850: 1207-1216.

POrr, R, TD Northfield, A Pattison, PN Nelson. 2023. Soil physiochemical characteristics and leaf nutrient contents on banana farms of North Queensland, Australia. Crop and Pasture Science, 74: 483-493.

Cooper, WR, WB Walker, GM Angelella, KD Swisher Grimm, MJJ Foutz, SJ Harper, LB Nottingham, TD Northfield, CH Wohleb, CA Strausbaugh. 2023. Bacterial endosymbionts identified from leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) vectors of phytoplasmas. Environmental Entomology, 52: 243-253.

PRowley, OC, R Courtney, TD Northfield, J Seymour. 2022. Environmental drivers of the occurrence and abundance of Irukandji Jellyfish (Carukia barnesi). PLoS One 17: e0272359.

DSmith, OM, PDMI Jocson, PBW Lee, PDRJ Orpet, PJM Taylor, PAG Davis, MCJ Reiser, MAE Clarke, PAL Cohen, MAM Hayes, MCA Auth, PPE Bergeron, DAT Marshall, JP Reganold, DW Crowder, TD Northfield. In press. Identifying farming strategies associated with achieving global agricultural sustainability. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 6:882503.

Cooper, WR, DAT Marshall, J Foutz, MR Wildung, TD Northfield, DW Crowder, H Leach, TC Leskey, SE Halbert, JB Snyder. 2022. Directed sequencing of plant specific DNA identifies the dietary history of four species of Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 115: 275-284.

DSmith, O,  E Olimpi, N Navarro-González, K Cornell, TD Northfield, T Bowles, A Edworthy, J Eilers, Z Fu, K Garcia, D Gonthier, M Jones, C Kennedy , C Latimer, J Owen, C Sato, J Taylor, E Rankin Wilson, W Snyder, D Karp. 2022. A trait-based framework for predicting foodborne pathogen risk from wild birds. Ecological Applications, 32: e2523.

PMcGuire, AV, TD Northfield. 2021. Identification and evaluation of endemic Metarhizium strains for biological control of banana rust thrips. Biological Control, 162, 104712.

POrr, R, A Patterson, TD Northfield, P Nelson. 2021. Iron chelates have little to no effect on the severity of Fusarium wilt of bananas in soils of the humid tropics. J. Plant Pathology, 103, 595-604.

Northfield, TD, J Ripa, AR Ives. 2021. Coevolution, diversification, and alternative stable states in two-trophic communities. Ecology Letters, 24: 269-278.

DSmith, OM, JM Taylor, A Echeverri, TD Northfield, KA Cornell, MS Jones, CE Latimer, JP Owen, WE Snyder, CM Kennedy. 2021. Big wheel keep on turnin’: Linking grower attitudes, farm management, and delivery of avian ecosystem services. Biological Conservation, 254: 108970.

Schmidt-Jeffris, R, E Moretti, K Wickings, M Wolfin, TD Northfield, C Linn, B Nault. 2021. Conventional soil management may promote nutrients that lure an insect to a toxic crop. Environmental Entomology, 50: 433-443.

PYounes, N, TD Northfield, KE Joyce, S Maier, NC Duke, L Lymburner. 2020. A novel approach to modelling mangrove phenology from satellite images: A case study from Northern Australia. Remote Sensing, 12: 4008.

DSmith, OM, A Edworthy, JM Taylor, MS Jones, A Tormanen, CM Kennedy, Z Fu, CE Latimer, KA Cornell, LA Michelotti, C Sato, TD Northfield WE Snyder, JP Owen. 2020. Agricultural intensification heightens food safety risks posed by wild birds. Journal of Applied Ecology, 57: 2246-2257.

P Evans, ERJ, L McIntyre, TD Northfield, NL Daly, DT Wilson. 2020. Small molecules in the venom of the scorpion Hormurus waigiensis. Biomedicines, 8: 259.

U Milner, JRD, PEH Bloom, DW Crowder, TD Northfield. 2020. Plant evolution can mediate negative effects from honey bees on wild pollinators. Ecology and Evolution, 10: 4407-4418.

PForbes,SJ, L Cernusak, TD Northfield, RM Gleadow, A Cheesman. 2020. Elevated temperature and carbon dioxide alter resource allocation to growth, storage and defence in cassava (Manihot esculenta). Environmental and Experimental Botany, 173: 103997.

HMcGuire, AV, TD Northfield. 2020. Tropical occurrence and agricultural importance of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4: 6.

Kalcsits, LA, TD Northfield. 2020. Insect feeding location determines interactions between biotic and environmental stressors in trees. Tree Physiology, 40: 577-579.

PSmith, OM, CM Kennedy, JP Owen, TD Northfield, CE Latimer, WE Snyder. 2020. Highly diversified crop-livestock farming systems reshape wild bird communities. Ecological Applications, 30: e02031.

PBloom, E, TD Northfield, DW Crowder. 2019. A novel application of the Price equation reveals that landscape diversity promotes the response of bees to regionally rare plant species. Ecology Letters, 22: 2103-2110.

PForbes, SJ, G Mustiga, A Romero, TD Northfield, S Lambert, JC Motamayor. 2019. Supplemental and synchronized pollination may increase yield in cacao. HortScience, 54: 1718-1727.

Lashmar, N, SY Berryman, MJ Liddell, AL Morrison, LA Cernusak, TD Northfield, S Goosem, B Jennison. 2019. Environmental impacts of abrasive blasting of transmission towers in protected areas. Journal of Environmental Management, 252: 109430.

PSmith, OM, PAL Cohen, PCJ Rieser, PA Davis, PJM Taylor, PAW Adesanya, DMS Jones, DAR Meier, JP Reganold, PRJ Orpet, TD Northfield, DW Crowder. 2019. Organic farming provides reliable environmental benefits but increases variability in crop yields: a global meta-analysis. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3: 82.

PYounes, N., KE Joyce, TD Northfield, SW Maier. 2019. The effects of water depth on estimating fractional vegetation cover in mangrove forests. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation. 83: 101924.

PEvans, ERJ, TD Northfield, NL Daly, DT Wilson. 2019. Venom costs and optimisation in scorpions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 196.

PThurman, JH, TD Northfield, WE Snyder. 2019. Weaver ants provide ecosystem services to tropical tree crops. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7: 120.

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.