Most recent publications

Arriens JV, Brown LM, and Crone EE. 2021. Phenology of feeding preference in post‐diapause Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) caterpillars. Ecological Entomology. 46:310-318.

Bonoan RE, Crone EE, Edwards CB, and Schultz CB. 2021. Changes in phenology and abundance of an at-risk butterfly. Journal of Insect Conservation. 25:499-510.

Alahuhta KM, Crone EE, and Lesica P. 2021. Comparing demography inferred from age vs. stage in a perennial plant. Ecology, e03322.

Edwards C and Crone EE. 2021. Estimating abundance and phenology from transect count data with GLMs. bioRxiv, 2020--06.

Scott ER and Crone, EE. 2021. Using the right tool for the job: the difference between unsupervised and supervised analyses of multivariate ecological data. Oecologia, 1--13.

Representative publications from topic areas

Life history of orchids and other wildflowers

Crone EE. 2016. Contrasting effects of spatial heterogeneity and environmental stochasticity on population dynamics of a perennial wildflower. Journal of Ecology 104: 281-291.

Crone EE., Menges ES, Ellis MM, Bell T, Bierzychudek P, Ehrlén J, Kaye TN, Knight TM, Lesica P, Morris WF, Oostermeijer G, Quintana-Ascensio PF, Stanley A, Ticktin T, Valverde T, and Williams JL. 2011. How do plant ecologists use matrix population models? Ecology Letters 14:1-8.

Jäkäläniemi A, Crone EE, Närhi P, and Tuomi J. 2011. Orchids do not pay costs at emergence for prolonged dormancy. Ecology 92:1538-1543.

Spatial ecology and conservation of butterflies

Brown LM and Crone EE. 2016. Minimum area requirements for an at-risk butterfly based on movement and demography. Conservation Biology 30:103-112.

Schultz CB and Crone EE. 2015. Using ecological theory to develop recovery criteria for an endangered butterfly.  Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1111-1115.

Schultz CB and Crone EE. 2001. Edge-mediated dispersal behavior in a prairie butterfly. Ecology 82:1879-1892.

Population dynamics of social insects

Crone EE and Williams NM. 2016. Bumble bee colony dynamics: quantifying the importance of land use and floral resources for colony growth and queen production. Ecology Letters 19: 460-468.

Crone EE. 2013. Responses of social and solitary bees to pulsed floral resources. American Naturalist 182:465-473.

Williams NM, Crone EE, Roulston TH, Minckley RL, Packer L, and Potts SG. 2010. Ecological and life history traits predict bee species responses to environmental disturbances. Biological Conservation 143:2280-2291.

Tree seed production and seedling establishment

Rapp JM and Crone EE. 2014. Maple syrup production declines following masting. Forest Ecology and Management 335: 249-254.

Zwolak R and Crone EE. 2012. Quanitfying the outcome of plant-granivore interactions. Oikos 121:20-27.

Crone EE, Miller E, and Sala A. 2009. How do plants know when other plants are flowering? Resource depletion, pollen limitation, and mast-seeding in a perennial wildflower. Ecology Letters 12:1119-1126.