Selected Gardiner Lab Publications from 2016-2020: 

Turo KJ, Spring MR, Sivakoff FS, Delgado de la flor YA, Gardiner MM (2020) Conservation in post-industrial cities: How does vacant land management and landscape configuration influence urban bees? Journal of Applied Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13773

Turo, KJ & Gardiner, MM. 2020. The balancing act of urban conservation. Nature Communications. 11, 1–5. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17539-0 PDF

Delgado de la flor YA, Perry KI, Turo KJ, Parker DM, Thompson JL, Gardiner MM. 2020. Local and landscape-scale environmental filters drive the functional diversity and taxonomic composition of spiders across urban greenspaces. Journal of Applied Ecology 57:1570–1580. doi: 10.1111/1365‐2664.13636 PDF

Parker DM, Turo KJ, Delgado de la flor YA, Gardiner MM. 2020. Landscape context influences the abundance and richness of native lady beetles occupying urban vacant land. Urban Ecosystems. doi: 10.1007/s11252-020-01000-7 PDF

Yang L., Turo K.J., Riley C.B., Alfaro Inocente E., Tian J., Hoekstra N., Piermarini P.M., Gardiner M.M. 2019. Can urban greening lead to increased vector abundances in cities? The impact of mowing, landscape patterns, and local vegetation on adult mosquito populations. Urban Ecosystems 22: 827–839. doi: 10.1007/s11252-019-00857-7

Turo K.J., Gardiner M.M. 2019. From potential to practical: Conserving bees in urban public greenspace. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 1-9. doi: 10.1002/fee.2015 PDF

Riley C.B., Perry K.I., Ard K., Gardiner M.M. (2018) Asset or liability? Ecological and sociological tradeoffs of urban spontaneous vegetation on vacant land in shrinking cities. Sustainability 10: 1–19. doi: 10.3390/su10072139

Gardiner M.M., Riley C.B., Bommarco R., Öckinger E. 2018. Rights-of-way: A potential conservation resource. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 1–10. doi: 10.1002/fee.1778

Riley, C.B., D.A. Herms and M.M. Gardiner. 2018 Exotic trees contribute to urban forest diversity and ecosystem services in inner-city Cleveland, OH. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening PDF

Sivakoff, F.S. and M.M. Gardiner. 2017. Soil lead contamination decreases bee flower visit duration at sunflowers. Urban Ecosystems. 20:1221–1228. PDF

Delgado de la Flor Y.A., Burkman C.E., Eldredge T.K., Gardiner M.M. 2017. Patch and landscape-scale variables influence the taxonomic and functional composition of beetles in urban greenspaces. Ecosphere 8:1–17. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2007

Gardiner, M.M. and J.D. Harwood. 2017. Influence of heavy metal contamination on urban natural enemies and biological control. Current Opinion in Insect Science 20: 45-53. PDF

Spring, M.R., K.S. Lustofin, C.H. Lin, M.M. Gardiner, and D. McShaffrey. 2017. Quantifying bee diversity and resource use in the Appalachian foothills near Marietta, Ohio. Ohio Biological Survey Notes 6: 14-26.

Rusch, A., R. Chaplin-Kramer, M.M. Gardiner, V. Hawro, J. Holland, D. Landis, C. Thies, T. Tscharntke, W.W. Weisser, C. Winqvist, M. Woltz, and R. Bommarco. 2016. Agricultural landscape simplification reduces natural pest control: A quantitative synthesis. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 221: 198-204.

Chaffin B.C, W.D. Shuster, A.S. Garmestani, B. Furio, S Albro, M.M. Gardiner, M. Spring, and O. Odom Green. 2016. A tale of two rain gardens: Barriers and bridges to adaptive management of urban stormwater in Cleveland, Ohio. Journal of Environmental Management 183: 431-441.

Todd, K.J., M. Gardiner, and E. D. Lindquist. 2016. Native pollinator (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) conservation value of Helianthus annuus plantings at variable densities. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89: 158-167. PDF

Odom Green, O., S. Albro, N.C. Ban, A. Berland, C.E. Burkman, M.M. Gardiner, A.S. Garmestani, L. Gunderson, M.E. Hopton, M.L. Schoon, W.D. Shuster. 2016. Adaptive governance to promote ecosystem services in reserves of urban green space. Urban Ecosystems 19: 77-93.

Roy, H.E., P.M.J. Brown, T. Adriaens, N. Berkvens, I. Borges, S. Clusella-Trullas, R. Eschen, Arnaud Estoup, T. Evans, B. Facon, M.M. Gardiner, A. Grez, T. Gullemaud, D. Haelewaters, A. Honek, A. Howe, C. Hui, M. Kenis, L. Lawson Handley, E. Lombaert, J. Losey, D. Maes, K. Murray, G. San Martin, I. Minnaar, O. Nedved, Marina J. Orlova-Bienkowskaja, H.P. Ravn, M.G. Saethre, A. Soares, R. Stals, M. Tinsley, A. Vandereycken, S. Viglasova, P. Zach, T. Zaviezo, M. Zdena, and Z. Zhao. 2016. The harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis: global perspectives on invasion history and ecology. Biological Invasions 18: 997-1044. PDF

Liu, B., L. Yang, F. Yang, Q. Wang, Y. Yang, Y. Lu and M.M. Gardiner. 2016. Landscape diversity enhances parasitism of the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) eggs by Trichogramma chilonis in cotton. Biological Control 93: 15-23.

Phillips, B.W. and M.M. Gardiner. 2016. Does local habitat management or large-scale landscape composition alter the biocontrol services provided to pumpkin agroecosystems? Biological Control 92: 181-194.