Publications

Coauthors: † = graduate student, ‡ = undergraduate student, § = postdoc

Ballare K.M., Stevens L. & S. Jha (in press) Reproductive biology of three wildflower species: Implications of floral compatibility system and pollen limitation for prairie restoration. Rhodora. pdf 

Liere§ H., Jha S. & S. Philpott (in press) Intersection between biodiversity conservation, agroecology, and ecosystem services. Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems. pdf

Lin B.B., Egerer M.H., Liere§ H., Jha S., Bichier P. & S.M. Philpott (in press) Local-and landscape-scale land cover affects microclimate and water use in urban gardens. Science of The Total Environment.

Woodard S.H. & S. Jha (in press) Editorial overview: Behavioural ecology. Current Opinion in Insect Science.

Pope N. & S. Jha. (2018) Seasonal food scarcity prompts long-distance foraging by a wild social bee. The American Naturalist. Vol. 191, No. 1: pp. 000–000. © 2017 by The University of Chicago Press. pdf

Castilla§ A.R., Pope N., O’Connell M., Rodriguez M.F., Treviño L., Santos A. & S. Jha (2017) Adding landscape genetic & individual traits to the ecosystem function paradigm reveals the importance of species functional breadth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. pdf

Lichtenberg E., Kennedy C.M., Kremen C, Batary P., Berendse F., Bommarco R., Bosque-Pérez N.A., Carvalheiro L.G., Snyder W.E., Williams N.M., Winfree R., Åström S., Benjamin F., Brittain C., Chaplin-Kramer R., Clough Y., Connelly H., Danforth B., Diekötter T., Eigenbrode S.D., Ekroos J., Elle E., Freitas B.M., Fukuda Y., Gaines-Day H.R., Gratton C., Holzschuh A., Isaacs R., Isaia M., Jha S., Jonason D., Jones V.P., Klatt B., Klein A.M., Krauss J., Letourneau D.K., Macfadyen S., Mallinger R.E., Martin E.A., Martinez E.A., Memmott J., Morandin L., Neame L., Otieno M., Park M.G., Pfiffner L., Pocock M., Ponce C., Potts S.G., Poveda K., Ramos M., Rosenheim J.A., Rundlöf M., Sardiñas H., Saunders M.E., Schon N.L., Sciligo A.R., Sidhu C.S., Steffan-Dewenter I., Tscharntke T., Veselý M., Weisser W.W., Wilson J.K. & D.W. Crowder (2017) A global synthesis of the effects of diversified farming systems on arthropod diversity within fields and across agricultural landscapes. Global Change Biology 16: 584-599. pdf

López-Uribe M.M., Soro A. & S. Jha (2017) Conservation genetics of bees: advances in the application of molecular tools to guide bee pollinator conservation. Conservation Genetics 18: 501-506. pdf

Pope N. & S. Jha (2017) Inferring the foraging ranges of social bees from sibling genotypes sampled across discrete locations. Conservation Genetics 18: 645-658. pdf

Schenau E. & S. Jha (2017) High levels of diploidy but low levels of genetic structure, characterize male Bombus vosnesenskii populations across the Western US. Conservation Genetics 18: 597-605. pdf

Woodard S.H. & S. Jha (2017) Wild bee nutritional ecology: predicting pollinator population dynamics, movement, and services from floral resources. Current Opinion in Insect Science 21: 83-90. pdf

Castilla§ A., Pope N. & S. Jha (2016) Positive density-dependent reproduction regulated by local kinship and size. Annals of Botany 117: 319-329. pdf

Castilla§ A., Pope N., Jaffé§ R. & S. Jha (2016) Elevation, not deforestation, promotes genetic differentiation in a pioneer tropical tree. PLoS ONE 11: e0156694. pdf

Cusser S., Neff J.L. & S. Jha (2016) Natural land cover drives pollinator abundance and richness, leading to reductions in pollen limitation in cotton agroecosystems. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 226: 33–42. pdf

Jaffé§ R., Castilla§ A., Pope N., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L., Metzger J.P., Arias M.C. & S. Jha (2016) Landscape genetics of a tropical rescue pollinator. Conservation Genetics 12: 267-278. pdf

Jaffé§ R., Pope N., , Acosta A.L., Alves D.A., Arias M.C., De la Rúa P., Francisco F.O., Giannini T.C., González-Chaves A., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L., Jha S. & L.G. Carvalheiro (2016) Beekeeping practices and geographic distance, not land use, drive gene flow across tropical bees. Molecular Ecology 25:5345-5358. pdf

Livingston G., Waring B., Pacheco L.F., Gilbert L., Buchori D., Jiang Y. & S. Jha (2016) Perspectives on the Global Disparity in Ecological Science. Bioscience 66: 147-155. pdf

Ritchie A.D., Ruppel R. & S. Jha (2016) Generalist behavior describes pollen foraging for perceived oligolectic and polylectic bees. Environmental Entomology 45: 909-919. pdf

Cusser S., Neff J.L. & S. Jha (2015) Land use change and pollinator extinction debt in exurban landscapes. Insect Conservation and Diversity 8: 562-572. pdf

Jha S. (2015) Contemporary human-altered landscapes and oceanic barriers reduce bumble bee gene flow. Molecular Ecology 24: 993-1006. pdf

Kleijn D., Winfree R., Bartomeus I., Carvalheiro L.G., Henry M., Isaacs R., Klein A.-M., Kremen C., M’Gonigle L.K., Rader R., Ricketts T., Williams N.M., Adamson N.L., Ascher J.S., Báldi A., Batáry P., Benjamin F., Biesmeijer J.C., Blitzer E.J., Bommarco R., Brand M.R., Bretagnolle V., Button L., Cariveau D.P., Chifflet R., Colville J.F., Danforth B.N., Elle E., Garratt M.P., Herzog F., Holzschuh A., Howlett B.G., Jauker F., Jha S., Knop E., Krewenka K.M., Le Féon V., Mandelik Y., May E.A., Park M.G., Pisanty G., Reemer M., Riedinger V., Rollin O., Rundlöf M., Sardińas H.S., Scheper J., Sciligo A.R., Smith H.G., Steffan-Dewenter I., Thorp R., Tscharntke T., Verhulst J., Viana B.F., Vaissičre B.E., Veldtman R., Westphal C. & S.G. Potts (2015) Delivery of crop pollination services is an insufficient argument for wild pollinator conservation. Nature Communications 6: 7414. pdf

Lin B.B., Philpott S.M. & S. Jha (2015) The future of urban agriculture and biodiversity-ecosystem services: challenges and next steps. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 189-201. pdf

Woodard§ S.H., Lozier J.D., Goulson D., Williams P.H., Strange J.P. & S. Jha (2015) Molecular tools and bumble bees: revealing hidden details of ecology and evolution in a model system. Molecular Ecology 24: 2916-2936. pdf

Jha S., Bacon C., Philpott S.M., Rice R.A., Mendez V.E. & P. Läderach (2014) Shade coffee: update on a disappearing refuge for biodiversity. Bioscience 64: 416-428. pdf

Saifuddin M. & S. Jha (2014) Colony-level variation in pollen collection and foraging preferences among wild-caught bumble bees. Environmental Entomology 43: 393-401. pdf

Jha S. & C. Kremen (2013) Urban land use limits regional bumble bee gene flow.  Molecular Ecology 22: 2483–2495. pdf

Jha S. & C. Kremen (2013) Resource diversity and landscape-level homogeneity drive native bee foraging. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 8:555-558. pdf

Jha S., Stefanovich L. & C. Kremen (2013) Bumble bee pollen use and preference across spatial scales in human-altered landscapes. Ecological Entomology 38: 570-579. pdf

Kennedy C.M., Lonsdorf E., Neel C.M., Williams N.M., Ricketts T.H., Winfree R., Bommarco R., Brittain C., Burley A.L., Cariveau D., Carvalheiro L.G., Chacoff N.P., Cunningham S.A., Danforth B.N., Dudenhöffer J., Elle E., Gaines H.R., Gratton C., Greenleaf S.S., Holzschuh A., Isaacs R., Javorek S.K., Jha S., Klein A.M., Krewenka K., Mandelik Y., Mayfield M.M., Morandin L., Neame L.A., Otieno M., Park M., Potts S.G., Rundlöf M., Saez A., Steffan-Dewenter I., Taki H., Tuell J.K., Felipe B., Veldtman R., Westphal C., & C. Kremen (2013) A global quantitative synthesis of local and landscape effects on native bee pollinators in agroecosystems. Ecology Letters 16: 584-599. pdf

Livingston G., Jha S., Vega A. & L. Gilbert (2013) Conservation value and permeability of Neotropical oil palm landscapes for orchid bees. PloS ONE 8: e78523pdf

Jha S., Allen D.A., Liere H., Perfecto I. & J.H. Vandermeer (2012) Mutualisms and population regulation: mechanism matters. PLoS ONE 7: e43510. pdf

Jha S. & C.W. Dick (2010) Native bees mediate long-distance pollen dispersal in a shade coffee landscape mosaic. Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences 107:13760-13764. pdf

Jha S. & J.H. Vandermeer (2010) Impacts of coffee agroforestry management on tropical bee communities. Biological Conservation 143: 1423-1431. pdf

Jha S. & C.W. Dick (2009) Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci for the tropical understory tree Miconia affinis Wurdack (Melastomataceae). Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 344-345. pdf

Jha S. & J.H. Vandermeer (2009) Contrasting foraging patterns for Africanized honeybees and native bees and wasps in a tropical agroforestry landscape. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25: 13-23. pdf

Jha S. & J. H. Vandermeer (2009) Contrasting bee foraging in response to resource scale and local habitat management. Oikos 118: 1174-1180. pdf

Jha S., Vandermeer J.H. & I. Perfecto (2009) Population dynamics of Coccus viridis, a ubiquitous ant-tended agricultural pest, assessed by a new photographic method. Bulletin of Insectology 62: 183-189. pdf

Jha S. & C.W. Dick (2008) Shade coffee farms promote genetic diversity of native trees. Current Biology 18: 1126-1128. pdf 

Philpott S.M., Lin B.B., Jha S. & S.J. Brines (2008) A multi-scale assessment of hurricane impacts on agricultural landscapes based on land-use and topographic features. Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment 128: 12-20. pdf

Jha S., Casey-Ford R.G., Platt T., Queller D.C. & J.E. Strassmann (2006) The queen is not the pacemaker in colonies of the small-colony wasps Polistes instabilis and P. dominulus. Animal Behavior 71: 1197-1203. pdf

Jha S., Harcombe P.A. & I.S. Elsik (2004) Potential Causes of a Decline in American Beech (Fagus grandifolia) in Wier Woods. Texas Journal of Science 21: 328-339. pdf

Manuscripts in Revision or Review

Lopez-Uribe§ M., Soro A. & S. Jha (in revision) Life-history traits and body size predicts bee genetic structure across taxa. Molecular Ecology.

Cusser S., Neff J.L. & S. Jha (in review) Land-use history drives contemporary pollinator community similarity. Landscape Ecology.

Egerer M.H., Lin B.B., Liere H., Jha S., Bichier P. & S.M. Philpott (in review) People or Place? Neighborhood opportunity influences community garden soil properties and soil-based ecosystem services. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management.

Woodard S.H., Duennes M., Watrous K. & S. Jha (in review) Diet quality and nutrient sequestration during early adult life have immediate and persistent effects on queen bumble bees. Journal of Insect Physiology.

Book Chapters

Lin B.B., Philpott S.M., Jha S., and H. Liere (2017) Urban agriculture as a productive green infrastructure for environmental and social well-being, in Greening Cities: A Growing Imperative for Liveability and Sustainability (eds. Yok T.P. and C.Y. Jim). Springer. pp 155-179. external / internal link

Jha S., Burkle L. & C. Kremen (2012) Vulnerability of pollination ecosystem services to global climate change.  Ecosystem Services and Climate Change. Timothy Seastedt and Kathryn Suding.  Netherlands, Springer. pp 118-128. pdf

Jha S., Bacon C., Philpott S.M., Rice R.A., Mendez V.E. & P. Läderach (2011) Shade coffee at a crossroads again: A review of ecosystem services, farmer livelihoods, and value chains in shade coffee agroecosystems. In: Campbell, W. B. and Lopez Ortiz, Silvia, Integrating Agriculture, Conservation and Ecotourism: Examples from the Field. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, pp.141-208. pdf