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Publications: January - December 2004


Bird, D.M., B. Hunter, B. and P. Redig. 2004. Prevalence of West Nile virus in birds of prey in North America. (In) Proceedings of the 3rd Africa and Middle East Section, Wildlife Disease Association Meeting, Pritipal Soorae, (ed.). Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 10-13, 2004 [CD-ROM]

Fernie, K., L. Shutt, R.J. Letcher, K. Drouillard and D.M. Bird. 2004. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers: An Emerging Threat to Raptors. (In) Proceedings of the 3rd Africa and Middle East Section, Wildlife Disease Association Meeting, Pritipal Soorae, (ed.). Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 10-13, 2004 [CD-ROM]

Richards, N.L., P. Mineau and D.M. Bird. 2004. Exposure of the eastern screech-owl (Otus asio) to organophosphorus insecticides and anticoagulant rodenticides in apple orchards of southern Quebec, Canada. (In) Raptors Worldwide, R.D. Chancellor and B.-U. Meyburg (eds.) World Working Group on Birds of Prey, pp 389-408


Boucher, S. 2004. The New World fauna of the genus Pseudonapomyza (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Canadian Entomologist 136: 781-791


Brown, Peter G., “Are there any Natural Resources?” Journal of Politics and the Life Sciences December 2004 Vol. 23, No 1. pp 11-20.


*Buddle C.M., M.L. Draney. 2004. Phenology of linyphiids in an old-growth deciduous forest in central Alberta, Canada. Journal of Arachnology 32: 221-230

*Buddle C.M., T.S. Higgins, A.L. Rypstra. 2004. Ground-dwelling spider assemblages inhabiting riparian forests and hedgerows in an agricultural landscape. American Midland Naturalist 151: 15-26.


Vizcayno-Soto G. & B. Côté 2004. A boundary-line approach to determine standards of nutrition for mature trees from spatial variation of growth and foliar nutrient concentrations in natural environments. Comm. Soil Sc Plant Anal 35:2965-2985

Bélanger N., Côté B., Courchesne F., Fyles J.W. & Hendershot W.H. 2004 Forest Regrowth as the Controlling Factor of Soil Nutrient Availability 75 Years After Fire in a Deciduous Forest of Southern Quebec Plant and Soil 262:363-372


Knudsen, R., M.A. Curtis and R. Kristoffersen. 2004. Aggregation of helminths: The role of feeding behaviour of fish hosts. J. Parasitol. 90: 1-7

Curtis M. 2004. Elements of best practice for environmental impact assessment in Canadian aquaculture – an international perspective. Aquacult. Assoc. Canada Spec. Publ. 8: 38-42.


Dymov, S.I., D.J. Meek, B. Steven, and B.T. Driscoll. 2004. Insertion of transposon Tn5tac1 in the Sinorhizobium meliloti malate dehydrogenase (mdh) gene results in conditional polar effects on downstream TCA cycle genes. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 17:1318-27.


See Côté, B.

Pelletier, B., Dutilleul, P., Larocque, G., Fyles, J.W. 2004. Fitting the linear model of coregionalization by generalized least squares. Mathematical Geology. 36:323-343.*


Jiao, Y., Hendershot, W.H. and Whalen, J.K. 2004. Agricultural practices influence dissolved nutrient leaching through intact soil cores. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:2058-2068. Rowe, R., Percival, J.B., and Hendershot, W.H., 2004: Natural sources of trace metals from minerals in soils near smelters in the Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, and Sudbury, Ontario, areas; Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research 2004-H1, 9 p.

Rachou, J., Hendershot, W.H., Sauvé, S. 2004. Diffusive gradients in thin films (DGT) - Induced fluxes of cadmium in soils: Effects of pH. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 35:2655-2673.

MacDonald J.D., Bélanger, N., Hendershot, W.H. 2004. Column leaching using dry soil reproduces solid-solution partitioning observed in zero-tension lysimeters: 1. Method development. Soil Sed. Contam. 13:361-374.

MacDonald J.D., Hendershot, W.H. 2004 Column leaching using dry soil reproduces solid-solution partitioning observed in zero-tension lysimeters: 2. Trace metals. Soil Sed. Contam. 13:375-390.

See Côté, B.

Ge, Y., Hendershot, W.H. 2004. Evaluation of Soil Surface Charge Using The Back-titration Technique. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68: 82-88.


Humphries, M.M., J. Umbanhowar, & K.S. McCann. 2004. Bioenergetic prediction of climate change impacts on northern mammals. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44:152-162.

Humphries, M.M. & B. Rodgers. 2004. The energetic state-dependency of autumn immergence in eastern chipmunks. Life in the Cold: Evolution, Mechanisms, Adaptation, and Application. Twelfth International Hibernation Symposium. Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.


Spedding, T.A., C. Hamel, G.R. Mehuys, and C.A. Madramootoo. 2004. Soil microbial dynamics in maize-growing soil under different tillage and residue management systems. Soil Biol. Biochem. 36:499-512.


Ekins, A., Bahrami, F., Sijercic, A., Maret, D., and Niven, D.F. 2004. Haemophilus somnus possesses two systems for acquisition of transferrin-bound iron. J. Bacteriol. 186: 4407-4411.


Vigier, B., Pattey, E. and Strachan, I.B., 2004. Narrow-band vegetation indices and detection of disease damage in soybeans. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 1(4): 255-259.

Haboudane, D., Miller, J.R., Pattey, E., Zarco-Tejada, P. and Strachan, I.B., 2004. Hyperspectral vegetation indices and novel algorithms for predicting green LAI of crop canopies: Modeling and validation in the context of precision agriculture. Remote Sensing of Environment, 90: 337-352.

Sigurdsson, B.D., Bjarndóttir, B., Strachan I.B., and Pálmason, F., 2004. The Gunnarsholt Experimental Forest II. Annual water balance and water quality (Tilraunaskógurinn í Gunnarsholti II. Vatnið í skóginum). Journal of the Icelandic Forestry Association, (Skógræktarritið. Icelandic with English summary), 51-59.

Liu, J., Miller, J.R., Pattey, E., Haboudane, D., Strachan, I.B., and Hinther M., 2004. Monitoring crop biomass accumulation using multi-temporal hyperspectral remote sensing data. Proceedings IEEE International Geoscience and Remote SensingSymposium (IGARSS ’04), pp 1637-1640. Fairbanks, Alaska, September, 2004.


Jung, T.S., I.D. Thompson & R.D. Titman. 2004 . Roost site selection of forest-dwelling male Myotis in central Ontario, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 202:325-335


Jiao, Y., Hendershot, W.H. and Whalen, J.K. 2004. Agricultural practices influence dissolved nutrients leaching through intact soil cores. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68:2058-2068.

Whalen, J.K. 2004. Spatial and temporal distribution of earthworm patches in corn field, hayfield and forest systems of southwestern Québec, Canada. Applied Soil Ecology. 27:143-151.

Jeannotte, R., Sommerville, D.W., Hamel, C., and Whalen, J.K. 2004. A microplate assay for soil microbial biomass phosphorus. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 40:201-205. Whalen, J.K. and Hamel, C. 2004. Effects of key soil organisms on nutrient dynamics in temperate agroecosystems. Journal of Crop Improvement. 11:175-207.

Whalen, J.K., Sampedro, L. and Waheed, T. 2004. Quantifying surface and subsurface cast production by earthworms under controlled laboratory conditions. Biology and Fertility of Soils 39:287-291.

Morin, S., Barrington, S. and Whalen, J.K. 2004. A modified septic tank system to effectively manage agricultural wastewaters. The American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), 2004 International Meeting, paper no. 04-418.


Fast, E., and T.A. Wheeler. 2004. Faunal inventory of Brachycera (Diptera) in an old growth forest at Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Fabreries 29: 1-15. Savage, J., and T.A. Wheeler. 2004. Phylogeny of the Azeliini (Diptera: Muscidae). Studia Dipterologica 11: 259-299.

*Savage, J., T.A. Wheeler and B.M. Wiegmann. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Thricops Rondani (Diptera: Muscidae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Systematic Entomology 29: 395-414.


Luz, A., Pellizari, V., Whyte, L., & Greer, C. 2004. A survey of indigenous microbial hydrocarbon degradation genes in soils from Antarctica and Brazil. Can. J. Microbiol. 50:323-333

Juck, D., Whissell, G., Steven, B., Pollard, W., McKay, C., Greer, C., & Whyte, L. 2005. Utilization of fluorescent microspheres and a GFP-marked strain for assessing microbiological contamination of permafrost and ground ice core samples from the Canadian High Arctic. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71: 1035-1041