Pamela M. Kittelson
Gustavus Adolphus College
tel:  507-933-7331
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Office - Nobel Hall of Science 335
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Kittelson, P.M., S. Wagenius, R. Nielsen*, S. Qazi, M. Howe*, G. Kiefer, and R.G. Shaw. 2015.    How functional traits, herbivory and genetic diversity interact in Echinacea: Implications for fragmented populations. Ecology 97:  1877-1886. The Echinacea Project 

Lesica, P. and P. M. Kittelson.  2013. Morphological and ecological segregation of two sympatric Lomatium triternatum varieties in Montana.  Madroño 60:211-216.

Lesica, P. and P.M. Kittelson.  2010.  Precipitation and temperature are associated with advanced flowering phenology in a semi-arid grassland. Journal of Arid Environments 74: 1013-1017.

Kittelson, P., C. Pinahs* J. Dwyer* A. Ingersoll* E. Mans* J. Rieke* B. Rutman*and M. Volenec* 2009. Age-structure and genetic diversity in of four Quercus macrocarpa (Michx.) populations in fragmented oak savanna along the central Minnesota River valley. American Midland Naturalist 161:301-312.


Kittelson, P.M., M. Paulson Priebe* and P. Graeve* 2009.  Ant diversity in two southern Minnesota tallgrass prairie restoration sites. Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science 115: 28-32.

Kittelson, P.M. and J.L. Maron.  2008. An invader differentially affects the leaf physiology of two natives across a gradient in diversity. Ecology 89: 1344-1351.

Eckberg, J.*, E. Bockman* and P.M. Kittelson. 2007. Nitrate additions as a management technique for Melilotus officinalis. Ecological Restoration 25: 279-281.

Kittelson, P. and S. Handler*.  2006. Genetic diversity in isolated patches of the tallgrass prairie forb, Lithospermum canescens (Boraginaceae). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133:  518-518.

Kittelson, P.M. 2004.  Sources of variation in insect density on Lupinus arboreus:  Effects of environment, source population and plant genotype.  American Midland Naturalist 152: 323-335.

Adler, L. and P. Kittelson.  2004.  Variation in Lupinus arboreus alkaloid profiles and relationships with multiple herbivores. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 32: 371-390.

Kittelson, P., C. Pastor,  P. Graeve, A. Anderson, D. Boll, E. Dahlquist, J. Eckberg, L. Kempema, M. Maley, M. Panzer, M. Paulson, L. Smart, S. Tuel, E. Wenger,  and J. West.  2002Transect 20(3): 12-16.  Minnesota students discover California natural history using NRS reserves.

Kittelson, P. M. and J.L. Maron.  2001.  Fine-scale genetically-based differentiation of life-history traits in the perennial shrub Lupinus arboreus.   Evolution 55: 2429-2438.

Kittelson, Pamela M. and J.L. Maron. 2000.  Outcrossing rates and inbreeding depression in the perennial yellow bush lupine.  American Journal of Botany 87: 652-660.

Karban, R and P.M. Kittelson. 1999.  Effects of  plant genetic structure and previous herbivory on Platyprepia virginalis caterpillars.  Oecologia 120 : 268-273.

Kittelson, P.M.  and M. J. Boyd. 1997. Mechanisms of expansion for an introduced species of cordgrass, Spartina densiflora. Estuaries 20(4): 770-778.