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C. D. Canham, J. D. Hill, A. R. Berkowitz, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecological perspectives on tree invasion in rights-of-way: Quantifying variation among communities in resistance to tree invasion”, G. Doucet, C. Séguin, and M. Giguère (eds.). p. 81-86, 1995.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecological webs involving acorns and mice: basic research and its management implications”, in W. J. McShea and W. M. Healy (eds.). The Ecology and Management of Oaks for Wildlife, 2002, p. 196-214.
K. M. LoGiudice, R. S. Ostfeld, K. Schmidt, and F. Keesing, “The ecology of infectious disease: Effects of host diversity and community composition on Lyme disease risk”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., vol. 100, p. 567-571, 2003.
R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. T. Eviner, “The ecology of infectious diseases: progress, challenges, and frontiers”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 469-482.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecology of Lyme Disease”, in K. C. Weathers, D. L. Strayer and G. E. Likens (eds.). Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, 2012, p. 243-251.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecology of Lyme disease”, in K. Weathers, D. Strayer, and G. Likens. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, 2011.
R. S. Ostfeld, O. M. Cepeda, K. R. Hazler, and M. C. Miller, “Ecology of Lyme disease: habitat associations of ticks (Ixodes scapularis) in a rural landscape”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 5, p. 353-361, 1995.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The ecology of Lyme-disease risk”, Am. Sci., vol. 85, p. 338-346, 1997.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. G. Jones, “The ecology of place in oak forests: Progressive integration of pairwise interactions into webs”, in I. A. Billick and M. V. Price (eds). The Ecology of Place: Contributions of Place-based Research to Ecological Understanding, 2010, p. 207-228.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The ecology of territoriality in small mammals”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 5, p. 411-415, 1990.
D. Molyneux, R. S. Ostfeld, A. Bernstein, and E. Chivian, “Ecosystem disturbance, biodiversity loss, and human infectious disease”, in E. Chivian and A. Bernstein (eds.). Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity, 2008.
F. Keesing and R. S. Ostfeld, “An ecosystem service of biodiversity – the protection of human health against infectious disease”, in New Directions in Conservation Medicine, by A. Aguirre, R.S. Ostfeld, and P. Daszak, eds., 2012.
V. L. Hornbostel, R. S. Ostfeld, and M. A. Benjamin, “Effectiveness of Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes) against Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) engorging on Peromyscus leucopus”, J. Vector Ecol, vol. 30, p. 91-101, 2005.
R. S. Ostfeld, E. M. Schauber, C. D. Canham, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, and J. O. Wolff, “Effects of acorn production and mouse abundance on abundance and Borrelia burgdorferi-infection prevalence of nymphal Ixodes scapularis ticks”, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 1, p. 55-63, 2001.
A. Swei, R. S. Ostfeld, R. S. Lane, and C. J. Briggs, “Effects of an invasive forest pathogen on abundance of ticks and their vertebrate hosts in a California Lyme disease focus”, Oecologia, vol. 166, p. 91-100, 2011.
A. K. Townsend, R. S. Ostfeld, and K. B. Geher, “The effects of bird feeders on Lyme disease prevalence and density of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in a residential area of Dutchess County, New York”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 40, p. 540-546, 2003.
P. Turchin and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of density and season on the population rate of change in the meadow vole”, Oikos, vol. 78, p. 355-361, 1997.
R. S. Ostfeld, M. C. Miller, and J. L. Schnurr, “Effects of ear-tagging on infestation rates of Peromyscus leucopus with deer ticks (Ixodes dammini)”, vol. 13. p. 31, 1992.
A. Estrada--Peña, R. S. Ostfeld, T. A. Peterson, R. Poulin, and J. de la Fuente, “Effects of environmental change on zoonotic disease risk: an ecological primer”, Trends in Parasitology, vol. 30, no. 4, p. 205 - 214, 2014.
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. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of habitat patchiness on population dynamics: a modelling approach”, in D. R. McCullough and R. H. Barrett (eds.). Wildlife 2001: Populations, 1992, p. 851-863.
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.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. D. Canham, “Effects of meadow vole population density on tree seedling survival in old fields”, Ecology, vol. 74, p. 1792-1801, 1993.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. D. Canham, Effects of meadow vole population density on tree seedling survival in rights-of-way. 1993, p. 299-318.


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