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B. F. Allan, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of forest fragmentation on Lyme disease risk”, Conserv. Biol., vol. 17, p. 267-272, 2003.
F. Keesing, et al., “Effects of garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) on entomopathogenic fungi”, Ecoscience, vol. 18, p. 164-168, 2011.
R. Vaicekonyte and F. Keesing, “Effects of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Removal on the Abundance of Entomopathogenic Fungi”, Invasive Plant Science and Management, vol. 5, no. 3, p. 323 - 329, 2012.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Effects of Host Diversity on Infectious Disease”, Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, vol. 43, no. 1, p. 157-182, 2012.
F. Keesing, R. D. Holt, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of species diversity on disease risk”, Ecol. Lett., vol. 9, p. 485-498, 2006.
F. Keesing, B. F. Allan, T. P. Young, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of wildlife and cattle on tick abundance in central Kenya”, Ecological Applications, vol. 23, no. 6, p. 1410 - 1418, 2013.
J. L. Brunner, S. T. K. Duerr, F. Keesing, M. E. Killilea, H. Vuong, and R. S. Ostfeld, “An Experimental Test of Competition among Mice, Chipmunks, and Squirrels in Deciduous Forest Fragments”, PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 6, p. e66798, 2013.
M. T. Shaw, F. Keesing, R. McGrail, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Factors influencing the distribution of larval blacklegged ticks on rodent hosts”, Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., vol. 68, p. 447-452, 2003.
P. T. J. Johnson, R. S. Ostfeld, and F. Keesing, “Frontiers in research on biodiversity and disease”, Ecology Letters, p. n/a - n/a, 2015.
M. T. Shaw, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Herbivory on Acacia seedlings in an east African savanna”, Oikos, vol. 98, p. 385-392, 2002.
F. Keesing, et al., “Hosts as ecological traps for the vector of Lyme disease”, P. Roy. Soc. B.-Biol. Sci., vol. 276, p. 3911-3919, 2009.
F. Keesing, et al., “Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases”, Nature, vol. 468, p. 647-652, 2010.
D. L. Ogada, M. E. Gadd, R. S. Ostfeld, T. P. Young, and F. Keesing, “Impacts of large herbivorous mammals on bird diversity and abundance in an African savanna”, Oecologia, vol. 156, p. 387-397, 2008.
R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, C. D. Canham, and G. M. Lovett, “Integrative ecology and the dynamics of species in oak forests”, Integr. Biol, vol. 1, p. 178-186, 1998.
V. O. Ezenwa, et al., “Interdisciplinarity and Infectious Diseases: An Ebola Case Study”, PLOS Pathogens, vol. 11, no. 8, p. e1004992, 2014.
R. S. Ostfeld, T. Levi, A. E. Jolles, L. B. Martin, P. R. Hosseini, and F. Keesing, “Life History and Demographic Drivers of Reservoir Competence for Three Tick-Borne Zoonotic Pathogens”, PLoS ONE, vol. 9, no. 9, p. e107387, 2014.
F. Keesing and R. S. Ostfeld, “Linking dispersal and population dynamics of white-footed mice to community dynamics in a patchy landscape: a prospectus for research. [in Russian]”, Siberian J. Ecol., vol. 1, p. 15-22, 1999.
F. Keesing, “The Messy Work of Saving Lions”, BioScience, vol. 66, no. 4, p. 327 - 328, 2016.
J. L. Brunner, et al., “Molting success of Ixodes scapularis varies among individual blood meal hosts and species”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 48, p. 860-866, 2011.
J. R. Goheen, F. Keesing, B. F. Allan, D. Misurelli-Ogada, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Net effects of large mammals on Acacia seedling survival in an African savanna”, Ecology, vol. 85, p. 1555-1561, 2004.
J. M. Jeschke, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Novel Organisms: Comparing Invasive Species, GMOs, and Emerging Pathogens”, AMBIO, 2013.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Oh the locusts sang, then they dropped dead”, Science, vol. 306, p. 1488-1489, 2004.
J. Pusenius, R. S. Ostfeld, and F. Keesing, “Patch selection and tree seedling predation by resident vs. immigrant meadow voles”, Ecology, vol. 81, p. 2951-2956, 2000.
F. Keesing, et al., “Prevalence of Human-Active and Variant 1 Strains of the Tick-Borne Pathogen Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Hosts and Forests of Eastern North America”, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 91, no. 2, p. 302 - 309, 2014.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Pulsed resources and community dynamics of consumers in terrestrial ecosystems”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 15, p. 232-237, 2000.


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