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Amaral DS, Santos HH, Sujii ER, Schmidt JM, Harwood, J. 2016.  Non-crop plant communities conserve spider populations in chili pepper agroecosystems. Biological Control (In press).

Schmidt JM, Szendrei Z, Grieshop M. 2016. Elucidating the Common Generalist Predators of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in an Organic Apple Orchard Using Molecular Gut-Content Analysis. Insects doi:10.3390/insects7030029

Schmidt JM. 2016. Habitat provisioning for beneficials

Schmidt, Verdi, & Toews. 2016. Cover cropping effects on biocontrol


Amaral, D. S.S.L., Venzon, M., Perez, A. L., Schmidt, J. M. and Harwood, J. D. (2015), Coccinellid interactions mediated by
vegetation heterogeneity. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 156: 160–169. doi: 10.1111/eea.12319


Szendrei, Z, Bryant, A, Rowley, D, Schmidt, J.M., and Greenstone, M. (2014) Linking habitat complexity with predation on
pests through molecular gut-content analysis. Biocontrol and Technology.

Schmidt, J.M., ** Barney, S.K., Williams, M.A., Harwood, J.D. (2014) Predator-prey trophic relationships in response to organic management practices. Special Issue – Molecular Ecology 23: 3777-89.

Schmidt, J.M., Crist, T.O., Wrinn, K., and Rypstra, A.L. (2014) Prey availability and mutual interference influence foraging
behavior in a generalist arthropod predator.  Oecologia 175:501-8.


Schmidt, J.M., *Peterson, J.A., Lundgren, J.G., and Harwood, J.D. (2013) Dietary supplementation with pollen enhances survival and Collembola boost fitness of a web-building spider.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 149: 282-291.

Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D., and Rypstra, A.L. (2013) Influence of prey availability on seasonal fluctuation in body condition in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina (Araneae: Lycosidae). Journal of Arachnology 41: 400-403.

Chapman, E.G., Schmidt, J.M., *Welch, K.D., and Harwood, J.D. (2013) Molecular evidence for dietary selectivity and pest
suppression potential in an epigeal spider community in winter wheat. Biological Control 65: 72-86.