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S. L. LaDeau, G. Glass, N. T. Hobbs, A. L. Latimer, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Data-model fusion to better understand emerging pathogens and improve infectious disease forecasting”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 21, p. 1443-1460, 2011.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. D. Canham, “Density-dependent processes in meadow voles: an experimental approach”, Ecology, vol. 76, p. 521-532, 1995.
J. L. Schnurr, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “Direct and indirect effects of masting on rodent populations and tree seed survival”, Oikos, vol. 96, p. 402-410, 2002.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Do changes in female relatedness determine demographic patterns in microtine rodents?”, Oikos, vol. 65, p. 531-534, 1992.
R. S. Ostfeld, M. C. Miller, and J. L. Schnurr, “Ear-tagging increases tick (Ixodes dammini) infestation rates of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus)”, J. Mammal, vol. 74, p. 651-655, 1993.
A. R. Rodriguez, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and J. W. Reynolds, “The earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae and Megascolecidae) of Dutchess County, New York, USA”, Megadrilogica, vol. 15, p. 141-150, 2012.
K. Schmidt, E. Lee, R. S. Ostfeld, and K. E. Sieving, “Eastern chipmunks increase their perception of predation risk in response to titmouse alarm calls”, Behavioral Ecology, vol. 19, p. 759-763, 2008.
K. Schmidt and R. S. Ostfeld, “Eavesdropping squirrels reduce their future value of food under the perceived presence of cache robbers”, Am. Nat., vol. 171, p. 386-393, 2008.
B. F. Allan, et al., “Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile virus in the United States”, Oecologia, vol. 158, p. 699-708, 2009.
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, 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, “The ecology of territoriality in small mammals”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 5, p. 411-415, 1990.
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.
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 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.
S. R. Pugh and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of prior population density on space use by meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus”, J. Mammal, vol. 79, p. 551-557, 1998.
R. S. Ostfeld, R. H. Manson, and C. D. Canham, “Effects of rodents on survival of tree seeds and seedlings invading old fields”, Ecology, vol. 78, p. 1531-1542, 1997.


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