89 2015 Macfadyen, Sarina, Jason M. Tylianakis, Deborah K. Letourneau, Tim G. Benton, Pablo Tittonell, Michael Perring, Carla Gómez-Creutzberg, András Báldi, John M. Holland, Linda Broadhurst, Kimiko Okabe, Anna R. Renwick, Barbara Gemmill-Herren, Henrik G. Smith. Turning threats into opportunities: Improving resilience in global food supply. Global Food Security PEER REVIEWED
88 2015 Letourneau, D.K., S.G. Bothwell Allen, R.R. Kula, M.J. Sharkey, and J.O. Stireman, III. 2015. Relationships between Landscape-Level Vegetation, Specialist and Generalist Parasitoid Diversity and Parasitism Frequency in Annual Crops. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene Sustainable Transitions Domain PEER REVIEWED
90 2015 Letourneau, D.K., M. Fitzsimmons, and D. Nieto. 2016. Approaches in plant protection – science, technology, environment and society. Chapter 1, IN Coll, M. and E. Wajnberg, Editors. Pest management within the environment: challenges for agronomists, ecologists, economists and policy makers PEER REVIEWED, INVITED, in press
86 2014 Jedlicka, J. A., D. K. Letourneau and T. M. Cornelisse. 2014. Establishing songbird nest boxes increased avian insectivores and reduced herbivorous arthropods in a California vineyard, USA.  Conservation Evidence, Vol. 11, 34-38. PEER REVIEWED
84 2013 Cornelisse, T. M., M. C. Vasey, K. D. Holl and D. K. Letourneau.  Artificial bare patches increase habitat for the endangered Ohlone tiger beetle (Cicindela ohlone). Journal of Insect Conservation, DOI 10.1007/s10841-012-9482-3 PEER REVIEWED
85 2015 Letourneau, D. K., A. Ando, J. Jedlicka, and A. Narwani. 2015. Simple-but-sound methods for estimating the value of changes in biodiversity for biological pest control in agriculture. Ecological Economics PEER REVIEWED
83 2013 Cornelisse, T., M. Bennett, D. K. Letourneau. The implications of habitat management on the population viability of the endangered Ohlone tiger beetle (Cicindela ohlone) metapopulation. PlosONE  http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0071005 PEER REVIEWED
87 In Progress: Shennan, C., L. Jackson, D. K. Letourneau, et al. Sustainable Agriculture in the 22nd century. Issues in Ecology, Ecological Society of America. INVITED
80 2013 Pisani-Gareau, T.L., D.K. Letourneau and C. Shennan. Relative densities of natural enemies and insect pests on California perennial hedgerows. Environmental Entomology 42(4):688-702. PEER REVIEWED
82 2013 Dyer, L. and D. Letourneau. Can Climate Change Trigger Massive Diversity Cascades in Terrestrial Ecosystems? Diversity 5, 479-504, DOI 10.3390/d5030479. PEER REVIEWED
81 2012 Rajan, S.R. and D.K. Letourneau. What risk assessments of genetically modified organisms can learn from institutional analysis of public health risks. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, Volume 2012, Article ID 203093, 8 pages, doi: 10.1155/2012/203093. PEER REVIEWED
77 2012 Letourneau, D. K. Integrated pest management: outbreaks prevented, delayed or facilitated? Ch 17 IN P. Barbosa, D.K. Letourneau, A. Agrawal (Eds.) Insect Outbreaks Revisited. John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
79 2012 Letourneau, D.K., S.G. Bothwell Allen, J. O. Stireman III. Perennial Habitat Fragments, Parasitoid Diversity and Parasitism in Ephemeral Crops. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(6):1405-1416. PEER REVIEWED
78 2012 Barbosa, P., D. K. Letourneau, and A. Agrawal (Eds.). Insect Outbreaks Revisited. 400+ pp. John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY. PEER REVIEWED, JURIED
75 2012 Letourneau, D. K. and J. A. Hagen.  Plant fitness assessment for wild relatives of insect resistant Bt-crops.  Journal of Botany. Vol 2012, Article ID 389247, 12 pp.
74 2011 Jedlicka, J. A., R. Greenberg, D. K. Letourneau.  Avian conservation practices strengthen ecosystem services in California vineyards.  PlosONE 6(11):e27347. PEER REVIEWED
73 2011 Letourneau, D. K., I. Armbrecht, B. Salguero Rivera, J. Montoya Lerma, E. Jimenez Carmona, M. Constanza Daza, S. Escobar, V. Galindo, C. Gutierrez, S. Duque Lopez, J. Lopez Mejía, A. Acosta Rangel, J. Herrera Rangel, L. Rivera, C. Saavedra, A. Torres and A. Reyes Trujillo.  Does plant diversity benefit agroecosystems? A synthetic review.  Ecological Applications 21:9-21.  PEER REVIEWED
72 2010 Dyer, L. A., D. K. Letourneau, G. Vega C., and D. S. Amoretti. Herbivores on a dominant understory shrub increase local plant diversity in rain forest communities. Ecology 91:3707-3718.  PEER REVIEWED
71 2010 Blair, B. C., D. K. Letourneau, S. G. Bothwell and G. Hayes. Resources, disturbance, and exotic plant invasion: gap size effects in a redwood forest. Madroño 57:11-19. PEER REVIEWED
2010 Letourneau, D.K. Interview for “All Aflutter” on Monarch butterflies and the pheromone-based control program for the Light Brown Apple moth (LBAM). Primer 2010: Santa Cruz – below the surface.  A City on a Hill Press Publication Vol. 45, Issue 1. INVITED
70 2009 Letourneau, D.K. and J.A. Hagen. 2009. Plant fitness assessments for wild relatives of insect resistant crops. Environmental Biosafety Research 8:45-55. PEER REVIEWED
69 2009 Letourneau, D. K., J. A. Jedlicka, S. G. Bothwell, C. R. Moreno.  Effects of natural enemy biodiversity on the suppression of arthropod herbivores in terrestrial ecosystems. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 40:573-592. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
67 2008 Sirrine, J. R., D. K. Letourneau, C. Shennan, D. Sirrine, L. Jackson, A. Mages, R. Fouch. Impacts of groundcover management systems on tart cherry yield, leaf nutrients, weed growth, and insect communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 125:239-245. PEER REVIEWED
68 2008 Letourneau, D. K.  Agriculture: Pests and Pest Control, pp. 25-28.  J. Middleton, Editor-in-Chief, Vol. 1, New Encyclopedia of Africa, Charles Scribner’s Sons, Detroit, MI. INVITED
66 2008 Letourneau, D. K. and S. G. Bothwell. Comparison of organic and conventional farms: challenging ecologists to make biodiversity functional.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6:430-438. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
65 2007 Dyer, L.A. and D.K. Letourneau. Determinants of lichen diversity in a rain forest understory.  Biotropica 39(4):525-529. PEER REVIEWED
64 2006 Letourneau, D. K., A. H. G. van Bruggen, Crop Protection in Organic Agriculture IN A. Taji and P. Kristianesen (Eds.) Organic Agriculture – A Global Perspective, CSIRO, Australia PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
59 2004 Letourneau, D.K., L.A. Dyer, and G. Vega C.  Indirect effects of a top predator on a rain forest understory plant community. Ecology 85(8):2144-2152. PEER REVIEWED
58 2004 Dyer, L.A., C.D. Dobson, J. Stireman III, M.A. Tobler, A.M. Smilanich, R.M. Fincher and D.K. Letourneau. Synergistic effects of three Piper amides on generalist and specialist herbivores. J. Chemical Ecology 29:2499-2514 PEER REVIEWED
61 2004 Letourneau, D. K., Mutualism, anti-herbivore defense, and trophic cascades: Piper ant-plants as a mesocosm for experimentation, Ch. 2 IN L.A. Dyer and A. Palmer (Eds.) Piper: A Model Genus for the Studies of Phytochemistry, Ecology and Evolution, Kluwer/Plenum Academic Publishing, New York, NY  PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
60 2004 Letourneau, D. K. and L. A. Dyer, Multi-trophic interactions and biodiversity: beetles, ants, caterpillars and plants Ch. 12 IN D. Burslem, M. Pinard, and S. Hartley (Eds.) Biotic Interactions in the Tropics, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
63 2004 Letourneau, D. K.  New Dimensions in Agroecology: A Review.  Pre-publication book review for CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
57 2004 Dyer, L. A., D. K. Letourneau, C. D. Dodson, M. A. Tobler, J. O. Stireman, and A. Hsu. 2004. Ecological causes and consequences of variation in defensive chemistry of a neotropical shrub. Ecology 85:2795-2803 PEER REVIEWED
62 2004 Letourneau, D. K. Book review for Journal of Environmental Biosafety Research 3(4): 233-235 on Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 1: A Case Study of Bt Maize in Kenya edited by A. Hilbeck and D. A. Andow INVITED
56 2003 Letourneau, D.K., G.S. Robinson, and J.A. Hagen. Bt-crops: predicting effects of escaped transgenes on the fitness of wild plants and their herbivores. Environmental Biosafety Research 2:219-246 PEER REVIEWED
55 2003 Dyer, L.A. and D.K. Letourneau. Top-down and bottom-up diversity cascades in detrital vs. living food webs. Ecology Letters 6:60-68 PEER REVIEWED
2003 Letourneau, D.K. Interview: “Organic Farms Hold Their Own Against Pests”, Environmental Review 9:8-14 INVITED
2003 Dyer, L.A., Letourneau, D.K., C. Dodson, and J. Richards. Report on findings from NSF Ecology Program, “Plant secondary metabolites as mediators of top-down and bottom-up forces in a tropical forest community” 11 pp
54 2002 Letourneau, D.K. and B. E. Burrows (Eds.). Genetically Engineered Organisms: Assessing Environmental and Human Health Effects.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. PEER REVIEWED
53 2002 Letourneau, D.K., J.A. Hagen, and G.S. Robinson, Bt-crops: Evaluating benefits under cultivations and risks from escaped transgenes in the wild IN D. K. Letourneau and B.E. Burrows (Eds.) Genetically Engineered Organisms: Assessing Environmental and Human Health PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
52 2002 Gould, F.L., Andow, D.A., Blossey, B., Chapela, I., Ellstrand, N., Jordan, N., Lamkey, K.R., Larkins, B.A., Letourneau, D.K., McHughen, A., Phillips, R.L., and Thompson, P.B.  Environmental Effects of Transgenic Plants: The Scope and Adequacy of Regulation. 342 pp. National Academy Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources — National Research Council Committee on Environmental Impacts Associated with Commercialization of Transgenic Plants. National Academy of Sciences Press, Washington, D.C. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
50 2001 Dyer, L.A., C. Dodson, J. Beihoffer, and D.K. Letourneau. Trade-offs in antiherbivore defenses in Piper cenocladum: Ant mutualists versus plant secondary metabolites. Journal of Chemical Ecology 27:581-592 PEER REVIEWED
49 2001 Letourneau, D.K. Pest damage and community structure in organic vs. conventional tomato production in California. Journal of Applied Ecology 38:557-570 PEER REVIEWED
51 2001 Letourneau, D. K. Regulatory Decision-Making for Genetically Engineered Crops: a book review, Ecology 82:1500-1501
48 2000 Dodson, C., L.A. Dyer, and D.K. Letourneau. Cenocladamide: A dihydropyridone alkaloid from Piper cenocladum. Phytochemistry 53(1):51-54 PEER REVIEWED
2000 Letourneau, D.K. Habitat management for biological control: Lessons from conservation biology. Phytoparasitica 28:193-4
2000 Letourneau, D.K. Potential ecological effects of Bt transgenes in wild plants, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts 85: 59
47 1999 Letourneau, D. K. and D. A. Andow (Eds.). Natural Enemy Food Webs. Ecological Applications 9(2):363-415. INVITED, JURIED
46 1999 Dyer, L.A., D.K. Letourneau, W. Williams, and C. Dodson. A commensalism between Piper marginatum Jacq. (Piperaceae) and a coccinellid beetle. Journal of Tropical Ecology 15:841-846 PEER REVIEWED
45 1999 Dyer, L.A. and D.K. Letourneau. Trophic cascades in a complex, terrestrial community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96:5072-5076 PEER REVIEWED
44 1999 Dyer, L.A. and D.K. Letourneau. Relative strengths of top-down and bottom-up forces in a tropical forest community. Oecologia 119:265-274 PEER REVIEWED
43 1999 Letourneau, D.K. and P. Barbosa. Ants, stem-borers, and pubescence in Endospermum in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 31(2):295-302 PEER REVIEWED
42 1999 Letourneau, D. K. and D. A. Andow. Introduction, natural enemy food webs. Ecological Applications 9(2):363-365. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
37 1998 Letourneau, D.K. and L.A. Dyer. Experimental test in lowland tropical forest shows top-down effects through four trophic levels. Ecology 79(5):1678-1687 PEER REVIEWED
36 1998 Letourneau, D.K. and L.A. Dyer. Density patterns of Piper ant-plants and associated arthropods: Top-predator trophic cascades in a terrestrial system? Biotropica 30(2):162-169 PEER REVIEWED
41 1998 Nowierski, R. M., C. B. Huffaker, D. L. Dahlsten, D. K. Letourneau, D. H. Janzen, and G. G. Kennedy, The influence of insects on plant populations and communities IN R. Gutierrez (Ed.) Ecological Entomology, John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, NJ PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
40 1998 Letourneau, D. K. and M. A. Altieri, Environmental management to enhance biological control in agroecosystems IN T. W. Fisher, T. S. Bellows, L. E. Caltagierone, D. Dahlsten, C. Huffaker, and G. Gordh. (Eds.) Principles and Applications of Biological Control, Academic Press, Salt Lake City, UT PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
39 1998 Letourneau, D. K.  Conservation biology: Lessons for conserving natural enemies 9-37 IN P. Barbosa (Ed.) Conservation Biology, Academic Press, Salt Lake City, UT PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
38 1998 Ingham, E.R., C. Istock, A.R. Kapucinski, T. Klinger, D.K. Letourneau, P. Regal, S. Akabas, P. Bhargava, N. Ellstrand, A. Spielman, and M. Wheelis (Scientists Working Group on Biosafety). A Manual for Assessing Ecological and Human Health Effects of Genetically Engineered Organisms. 245 pp. The Edmonds Institute, Seattle, WA, USA. PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
33 1997 Letourneau, D.K. Ants, stem-borers and fungal pathogens: Experimental tests of a fitness advantage in Piper ant-plants. Ecology 79(2):593-603 PEER REVIEWED
32 1997 Letourneau, D.K. and P. Siaguru. Endospermum labios Schodde. Auxiliary Plants in Agriculture and Forestry Vol. 11 PEER REVIEWED
35 1997 Letourneau, D. K. and P. Siaguru. Endospermum labios Schodde. IN I.Faridah Hanum and L.J.G Van der Maesen (Eds.). Plant Resources in South East Asia, Auxiliary Plants in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol. 11 PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
34 1997 Letourneau, D.K. Pests and Pest Control. pp. 396-398, IN Volume 3, J. Middleton (Editor-In-Chief), Encyclopedia of Sub-Saharan Africa, Charles Scribner, New York, NY.   INVITED
31 1996 Letourneau, D.K., L.E. Drinkwater, and C. Shennan. Effects of soil management on crop nitrogen and insect damage in organic vs. conventional tomato fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 57:179-187 PEER REVIEWED
30 1996 Fischer, K., L.O. Orsak, D.K. Letourneau, and P. Siaguru. Research, resource use and sustainable conservation. Proceedings, 20th Waigani Seminar, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea PEER REVIEWED
29 1995 Drinkwater, L.E., F. Workneh, D.K. Letourneau, A.H.C. van Bruggen, and C. Shennan. Fundamental differences between conventional and organic tomato agroecosystems in California. Ecological Applications 5:1098-1112 PEER REVIEWED
28 1994 Letourneau, D.K. Bean fly, management practices, and biological control in Malawian subsistence agriculture. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 50:103-111 PEER REVIEWED
27 1993 Letourneau, D.K. Ants that pay the piper. Natural History 102:4-8 PEER REVIEWED
26 1993 Letourneau, D.K., F. Arias G. and M. Jebb. Coping with enemy-filled space: Herbivores on Endospermum in Papua New Guinea. Biotropica 25:95-99 PEER REVIEWED
25 1992 Letourneau, D.K., and Msuku, W.A.B. Enhanced Fusarium solani f. sp. phaseoli infection by bean fly in Malawi. Plant Disease 1253-1255 PEER REVIEWED
24 1991 Shennan, C., L.E. Drinkwater, A.H.C. van Bruggen, D.K. Letourneau, and F. Workneh. Comparative study of organic and conventional tomato production systems: An approach to on-farm systems studies. pp. 109-132 IN B. Rice and J.P. Madden (Eds.) Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education in the Field. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. INVITED
23 1991 Letourneau, D. K., Parasitism of ant-plant mutualism and the novel case of Piper 390-396 IN C. M. Huxley and D. F. Cutter (Eds.) Ant-Plant Interactions, Oxford University Press, New York, NY PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
1991 Sederoff, R. and D.K. Letourneau Drosophila melanogaster, Guidelines for Research Involving Planned Introduction into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms, document 91-94, Example 6, Appendix 1, 1-8
1991 Letourneau, D.K. Symposium on the Deliberate Release of Genetically-Engineered Organisms: Predicting the Consequences. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 71:244-245
21 1990 Letourneau, D.K. Mechanisms of predator accumulation in a mixed crop system. Ecological Entomology 15:63-69 PEER REVIEWED
20 1990 Letourneau, D.K. Code of ant-plant mutualism broken by parasite. Science 248:215-217 PEER REVIEWED
19 1990 Letourneau, D.K. Abundance patterns of leafhopper enemies in mixed and pure stands. Environmental Entomology 19:505-509 PEER REVIEWED
18 1990 Fox, L.R., D.K. Letourneau, J. Eisenbach, and S. van Nouhuys. Parasitism rates and sex ratios of a parasitic wasp: Effects of herbivore and plant quality. Oecologia 83:414-419, 414-419 PEER REVIEWED
22 1990 Letourneau D. K., Two examples of natural enemy augmentation: A consequence of crop diversification Pp. 11-29 IN S.R. Gliessman (Ed.) Agroecology: Researching the Ecological Basis of Sustainable Agriculture, Springer-Verlag, New York, NY PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
16 1989 Letourneau, D.K., and L. R. Fox. Effects of experimental design and nitrogen on cabbage butterfly oviposition. Oecologia 80:211-214 PEER REVIEWED
15 1989 Letourneau, D.K. The influence of host range on enemy abundance in intercrops. UC Davis Student Experimental Farm Journal PEER REVIEWED
17 1989 Letourneau, D. K., Herbivores and their natural enemies: on-farm experiments in tropical Mexico IN  R. Prinsley (Ed.) Proceedings Commonwealth Science Council Workshop on Development of Standard Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Relationships between Insects, Diseases, Nematodes, and Weeds in Intercropping Systems, CSC Technical Publ. Series, Saint Paul, MN PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
14 1988 Barbosa, P. and D. K. Letourneau (Eds.). Novel Aspects of Plant-Insect Interactions, 362 pp.   John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ. PEER REVIEWED, JURIED
12 1988 Letourneau, D. K., Soil management for pest control: a critical appraisal of the concepts IN P. Allen and D. Van Dusen (Eds.) Global Perspectives on Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, University of California, Santa Cruz, Agroecology Program PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
13 1988 Letourneau, D. K. Predatorial Pest Control: Biological Control in Agricultural IPM Systems. Bulletin of the Entomology Society of America 34(2):100-101
1988 Letourneau, D.K. Nitrogen fertilizer’s effects on pests and predators. The Cultivar 6(2):5-6
11 1987 Letourneau, D.K. The enemies hypothesis: Tritrophic interactions and vegetational diversity in tropical agroecosystems. Ecology 68:1616-1622 PEER REVIEWED
10 1987 Letourneau, D.K. and J.C. Choe. Homopteran attendance by wasps and ants: The stochastic nature of interactions. Psyche 94:82-91 PEER REVIEWED
9 1986 Letourneau, D.K. Associational resistance in squash monocultures and polycultures in a tropical agroecosystem. Environmental Entomology 15(2):285-292 PEER REVIEWED
1986 “The Sounds of Science” on Rainforest Conservation. [National Public Radio Interview] 1986
1986 Santa Cruz County Board of Education. [Community Resource Speaker] 1986
1985 Haber W. and D.K. Letourneau (Eds.) OTS 84-3, Tropical Biology – an Ecological Approach, coursebook, Durham, North Carolina, Organization for Tropical Studies Press
7 1984 Altieri, M.A. and D.K. Letourneau. Vegetation diversity and outbreaks of insect pests. CRC Critical Reviews of Plant Sciences 2(2):131-169 PEER REVIEWED
8 1984 Altieri, M. A., D. K. Letourneau and J. R. Davis, The requirements of sustainable agroecosystems IN Gordon K. Douglass (Ed.) Agricultural Sustainability in a Changing World Order, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado PEER REVIEWED, INVITED
5 1983 Letourneau, D.K. Passive aggression: An alternative hypothesis for the Piper-Pheidole Association. Oecologia 60:122-126 PEER REVIEWED
4 1983 Letourneau, D.K. and M.A. Altieri.Abundance patterns of a predator, Orius tristicolor (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and its prey, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): Habitat attraction in polycultures versus monocultures. Environmental Entomology 122(5):1464-1469 PEER REVIEWED
3 1983 Altieri, M.A., D.K. Letourneau and J.R. Davis. Developing sustainable agroecosystems. BioScience 33(1):45-49 PEER REVIEWED
6 1983 Letourneau, D. K. Population biology of tropical insects: a book review, Bulletin of the Entomological Society 29(4), 57
2 1982 Altieri, M.A. and D.K. Letourneau.Vegetation management and biological control in agroecosystems. Crop Protection 1(4):405-430 PEER REVIEWED
1982 Letourneau, D.K. Population dynamics of a predator Orius tristicolor and its prey Frankliniella occidentalis in simple and intercropped fields, UC Davis Student Experimental Farm Journal 9-20 PEER REVIEWED
1 1980 Letourneau, D. K. The pesticide conspiracy: a book review, Science for the People 11(3), 37-38