Stephen Vander Wall

Research conducted in Little Valley or studies in the laboratory on animals from Little Valley

Vander Wall, S. B. 1991. Mechanisms of cache recovery by yellow pine chipmunks. Animal Behaviour 41:851-863.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1992. The role of animals in dispersing a "wind-dispersed" pines. Ecology 73:614-621.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1992. Establishment of Jeffrey pine seedlings from animal caches. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 7:14-20.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1993. A model of caching depth: Implications for scatter hoarders and plant dispersal. American Naturalist 141:217-232.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1993. Seed water content and the vulnerability of buried seeds to foraging rodents. American Midland Naturalist 129:272-281.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1993. Salivary water loss to seeds by yellow pine chipmunks and Merriam's kangaroo rats. Ecology 74:1307-1312.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1993. Cache site selection by chipmunks (Tamias spp.) and its influence on the effectiveness of seed dispersal in Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi). Oecologia 96:246-252.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1994. Removal of wind-dispersed pine seeds by ground-foraging vertebrates. Oikos 69:125-132.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1994. Seed fate pathways of antelope bitterbrush: Dispersal by seed-caching yellow pine chipmunks. Ecology 75:1911-1926.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1995. Influence of substrate water on the ability of rodents to find buried seeds. Journal of Mammalogy 76:851-856.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1995. Salivary water loss during seed husking in deer mice and Great Basin pocket mice. Physiological Zoology 68:878-886.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1995. Dynamics of yellow pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus) seed caches: Underground traffic in bitterbrush seeds. Ecoscience 2:261-266.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1995. Sequential patterns of scatter hoarding in yellow pine chipmunks. American Midland Naturalist 133:312-321.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1995. The effects of seed value on the caching behavior of yellow pine chipmunks. Oikos 74:533-537.

Vander Wall, S. B., and E. Peterson. 1996. Associative learning and the use of cache markers by yellow pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus). Southwestern Naturalist 41:88-90.

Vander Wall, S. B. 1998. Foraging success of granivorous rodents: effects of variation in seed and soil water content on olfaction. Ecology 79:233-241.

Vander Wall, S. B., and J. W. Joyner. 1998. Recaching of Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi) seeds by yellow pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus): potential effects on plant reproductive success. Canadian Journal of Zoology 76:154-162.

Vander Wall, S. B., and J. W. Joyner. 1998. Secondary wind dispersal of winged pine seeds. American Midland Naturalist 139:365-373.

Vander Wall, S. B. 2000. The influence of environmental conditions on cache recovery and cache pilferage by yellow pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus) and deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus). Behavioral Ecology 11:544-549.

Vander Wall, S. B., T. C. Thayer, J. S. Hodge, M. J. Beck, J. K. Roth. 2001. Scatter-hoarding behavior of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus). Western North American Naturalist 61:109-113.

Vander Wall, S. B. 2002. Secondary dispersal of Jeffrey pine seeds by rodent scatter hoarders: the roles of pilfering, recaching, and a variable environment. Pages 193-208 In Levey, D. J., Silva, W. R., and M. Galetti. Seed Dispersal and Frugivory: Ecology, Evolution and Conservation. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK.

Vander Wall, S. B. 2002. Masting in pines alters the use of cached seeds by rodents and causes increased seed survival. Ecology 83:3508-3516.

Vander Wall, S. B. 2003. Effect of seed size of wind-dispersed pines (Pinus) on secondary seed dispersal and the caching behavior of rodents. Oikos 82:25-34.

Vander Wall, S. B., M. J. Beck, J. S. Briggs, J. K. Roth, T. C. Thayer, J. L. Hollander, and J. M. Armstrong. 2003. Interspecific variation in the olfactory abilities of granivorous rodents. Journal of Mammalogy 84:159-168.

Vander Wall, S. B., and S. H. Jenkins. 2003. Reciprocal pilfering and the evolution of food-hoarding behavior. Behavioral Ecology 14:656-667.

Briggs, J. S., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2004. Substrate type affects caching and pilferage of pine seeds by chipmunks. Behavioral Ecology 15:666-672.

Thayer, T. C., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2005. Interactions between Steller’s jays and yellow pine chipmunk over scatter-hoarded sugar pine seeds. Journal of Animal Ecology 74:365-374.

Vander Wall, S. B., E. C. H. Hager, and K. M. Kuhn. 2005. Pilfering of stored seeds and the relative costs of scatter hoarding versus larder hoarding in yellow pine chipmunks. Western North American Naturalist 65:248-257.

Roth, J. K., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2005. Dispersal and establishment of Sierra chinquapin (Castanopsis sempervirens) by seed-caching rodents. Ecology 86:2428-2439.

Vander Wall, S. B., K. M. Kuhn, and J. Gworek. 2005. Two phase seed dispersal: linking the effects of frugivorous birds and seed-caching rodents. Oecologia 145:282-287.

Vander Wall, S. B., J. S. Briggs, S. H. Jenkins, K. M. Kuhn, T. C. Thayer and M. J. Beck. 2006. Do food-hoarding animals have a recovery advantage? determining recovery of stored food. Animal Behaviour 72:189-197.

Gworek, J. R., S. B. Vander Wall, and P. F. Brussard. 2007. Changes in biotic interactions and climate determine recruitment of Jeffrey pine along an elevation gradient. Forest Ecology and Management 239:57-68.

Richardson, T. W., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2007. Yellow pine chipmunks cannot climb quaking aspens: implications for avian nest site selection. Western North American Naturalist 67:251-257.

Kuhn, K. M., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2007. Black bears (Ursus americanus) harvest Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi) seeds from tree canopies. Western North American Naturalist 67:384-388.

Vander Wall, S. B. 2008. On the relative contributions of wind versus animals to seed dispersal of four Sierra Nevada pines. Ecology 89:1837-1849.

Vander Wall, S. B., C. J. Downs, M. S. Enders, and B. A. Waitman. 2008. Do yellow-pine chipmunks prefer to recover their own caches? Western North American Naturalist 68:319-325.

Kuhn, K. M., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2008. Linking summer foraging to winter survival in yellow pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus). Oecologia 157:349-360.

Briggs, J. S., S. B. Vander Wall, and S. H. Jenkins. 2009. Forest rodents provide directed dispersal of Jeffrey pine seeds. Ecology 90:675-687.

Vander Wall, S. B., M. S. Enders and B. A. Waitman. 2009. Asymmetrical cache pilfering between yellow pine chipmunks and golden-mantled ground squirrels. Animal Behaviour 78:555-561

Kuhn, K. M., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2009. Formation and contents of yellow-pine chipmunk (Tamias amoenus) winter larders. Western North American Naturalist 69:309-318.

Downs, C. J., and S. B. Vander Wall. 2009. High relative humidity increases pilfering success of yellow pine chipmunks. Journal of Mammalogy 90:796-802.

Legras, E. C., S. B. Vander Wall and D. I. Board. 2010. The role of germination microsite in the establishment of sugar pine and Jeffrey pine seedlings. Forest Ecology and Management 260:806-813.

Vander Wall, S. B. and S. H. Jenkins. 2011. Plant-animal interactions and climate: why do yellow pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus) and eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus) have such different effects on plants? Ecoscience 18:130-137.

Enders, M. S. and S. B. Vander Wall. 2012. Black bears are effective dispersers of seeds, with a little help from their friends. Oikos 121:589-596.

Hollander, J. L., S. B. Vander Wall, and W. S. Longland. 2012. A comparison of the detectability of wildland and cultivated seeds by foraging rodents. Western North American Naturalist 73:339-347

Sarah C. Barga and Stephen B. Vander Wall. Dispersal of an herbaceous perennial, Paeonia brownii, by scatter-hoarding rodent. Plant Ecology (in press)