Publications

(Google scholar profile)

Blubaugh, C.K., J.S. Asplund, S.D. Eigenbrode, M.J. Morra, CR Phillips, I. Popova, J.P. Reganold, and W.E. Snyder. 2018. Dual-guild herbivory disrupts predator-prey interactions in the field. Ecology. (In press)

Blubaugh, C.K., I.V. Widick, and I. Kaplan. 2017. Does fear beget fear? Risk-mediated habitat selection triggers predator avoidance behavior at lower trophic levels. Oecologia. 185: 1-11.

Krey, K.L., C.K. Blubaugh, E.G Chapman, C.M. Lynch, G.B. Snyder, A.S. Jensen, J.D. Harwood, and W.E. Snyder. 2017. Generalist predators consume spider mites despite the presence of alternative prey. Biological Control. 115: 157-164.

Blubaugh, C.K., J.R. Hagler, S.A. Machtley, and I. Kaplan. 2016. Cover crops promote aggregation of omnivorous predators and facilitate weed biological control. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 231: 264-270.

Blubaugh, C.K. and I. Kaplan. 2016. Invertebrate Seed Predators Reduce Weed Emergence Following Seed Rain. Weed Science. 64:80-86.

Blubaugh, C.K. and I. Kaplan. 2015. Mechanical weed management tactics compromise activity of weed seed predators across developmental stages. Biological Control. 81:76-82.

Blubaugh, C.K., V.A. Caceres, I. Kaplan, J. Larson, C.S. Sadof and D.S. Richmond. 2011. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) phenology, diversity, and response to weed cover in a turfgrass ecosystem. Environmental Entomology. 40:1093-1101.

Kaplan, I., G. Angelella, C.K. Blubaugh, J. Braasch, V. Caceres, J. Prado, C. Quesada, C.S. Sadof, M. Spigler, S. Thompson. 2011. Book Review- Relationships of Natural Enemies and Non-Prey Foods. American Entomologist. 57:2.

In final stages of preparation: (manuscripts available on request)

Blubaugh, C.K., L. Carpenter-Boggs, J.R. Reganold, R.N. Schaeffer. Tri-trophic interactions over nutritional and microbial gradients.

Blubaugh, C.K. and I. Kaplan. Undercover predators: A review and meta-analysis of structural refuge impacts on invertebrate and vertebrate weed seed predation.

Extension:

Blubaugh, C.K. 2017. Biodiversity and Natural Pest Suppression in the Pacific Northwest. Tilth Producers Quarterly.

Blubaugh, C.K. 2014. Putting the weed seed predators to the test. International Organization for Biological Control Nearctic Regional Section Newsletter. 36:1-3.

Blubaugh, C.K. 2012. Research update: Cover crops and weed seed predation services. Purdue Vegetable Crops Hotline. 561:3-4.

Blubaugh, C.K. 2012. Meet the (beneficial) beetles: Harpalus pensylvanicus, weed seed predator. Purdue Vegetable Crops Hotline. 559:2.