Gregory Pec

Postdoctoral Research Assoc
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall Rm 114, Durham, NH 03824
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  • D, Biology/Biological Sciences, University of Alberta

Selected Publications

Pec, G. J., Ljubotina, M. K., & Cahill, J. F. (2019). Methods in belowground botany. Applications in Plant Sciences, 7(4), e01239. doi:10.1002/aps3.1239

Scott, N., Pec, G. J., Karst, J., & Landhäusser, S. M. (2019). Additive or synergistic? Early ectomycorrhizal fungal community response to mixed tree plantings in boreal forest reclamation. Oecologia, 189(1), 9-19. doi:10.1007/s00442-018-4241-0

Cahill, J. F., Cale, J. A., Karst, J., Bao, T., Pec, G. J., & Erbilgin, N. (2017). No silver bullet: different soil handling techniques are useful for different research questions, exhibit differential type I and II error rates, and are sensitive to sampling intensity. New Phytologist, 216(1), 11-14. doi:10.1111/nph.14141

Pec, G. J., Karst, J., Taylor, D. L., Cigan, P. W., Erbilgin, N., Cooke, J. E. K., . . . Cahill, J. F. (2017). Change in soil fungal community structure driven by a decline in ectomycorrhizal fungi following a mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak. New Phytologist, 213(2), 864-873. doi:10.1111/nph.14195

Carrigy, A. A., Stotz, G. C., Dettlaff, M. A., Pec, G. J., Inderjit., Erbilgin, N., & Cahill, J. F. (2016). Community-level determinants of smooth brome (Bromus inermis) growth and survival in the aspen parkland. Plant Ecology, 217(11), 1395-1413. doi:10.1007/s11258-016-0642-5

Karst, J., Erbilgin, N., Pec, G. J., Cigan, P. W., Najar, A., Simard, S. W., & Cahill, J. F. (2015). Ectomycorrhizal fungi mediate indirect effects of a bark beetle outbreak on secondary chemistry and establishment of pine seedlings. New Phytologist, 208(3), 904-914. doi:10.1111/nph.13492

Cigan, P. W., Karst, J., Cahill, J. F., Sywenky, A. N., Pec, G. J., & Erbilgin, N. (2015). Influence of bark beetle outbreaks on nutrient cycling in native pine stands in western Canada. Plant and Soil, 390(1-2), 29-47. doi:10.1007/s11104-014-2378-0

Randall, M. J., Karst, J., Pec, G. J., Davis, C. S., Hall, J. C., & Cahill, J. F. (2014). A Molecular Identification Protocol for Roots of Boreal Forest Tree Species. Applications in Plant Sciences, 2(11), 1400069. doi:10.3732/apps.1400069

Treu, R., Karst, J., Randall, M., Pec, G. J., Cigan, P. W., Simard, S. W., . . . Cahill, J. F. (2014). Decline of ectomycorrhizal fungi following a mountain pine beetle epidemic. Ecology, 95(4), 1096-1103. doi:10.1890/13-1233.1

Pec, G. J., Karst, J., Sywenky, A. N., Cigan, P. W., Erbilgin, N., Simard, S. W., & Cahill, J. F. (n.d.). Rapid Increases in Forest Understory Diversity and Productivity following a Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) Outbreak in Pine Forests. PLOS ONE, 10(4), e0124691. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124691

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