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Robert Bills

Robert Bills

robbills@asu.edu

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287
USA

Book Chapters

2009

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2009. AMF associated with non-indigenous plants at urban and desert sites in Arizona. Pp. 207-220 In: Azcon-Aguilar, C., J. M. Barea, S. Gianinazzi and V. Gianinazzi-Pearson eds., Mychorrhizas - Functional Processes and Ecological Impact. Springer-Verlag. Heidelberg.

Posters

2006

Bang, C., R. J. Bills, J. M. Briggs, M. A. Diiorio, L. Dugan, R. E. Erickson, S. R. Earl, S. H. Faeth, M. J. Feldner, C. Gries, N. B. Grimm, E. J. Holmes, D. Hope, J. P. Kaye, A. P. Kinzig, C. Kochert, A. Majumdar, C. L. Redman, E. Shock, Q. Stewart, J. C. Stutz, M. S. Tseng, J. S. Walker, S. Whitcomb and X. Zhuo. 2006. Survey 200: CAP LTER's approach to extensive field monitoring. Poster presented at the 20-23 September 2006 LTER All Scientist Meeting, YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO. (link )

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2006. Arbuscular mycorrhizal suppression and effects on the productivity of Encelia farinosa (brittlebush) at an urban and a desert site. 5th Annual Western Mycorrhizal Gathering, Bodega Bay, CA.

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2006. Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal suppression on productivity of Encelia farinosa (brittlebush) at an urban and a desert site. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2005

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species richness is lower in the Phoenix metropolitan area in comparison to the surrrounding desert.. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005, CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Stutz, J. C., R. J. Bills, J. R. Cousins, L. B. Stabler, S. Whticomb and C. A. Martin. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the Phoenix metropolitan area: diversity and functioning. Poster presented at the 19 January 2005 CAP LTER Seventh Annual Poster Symposium, International Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2004

Bills, R. J., S. Whitcomb, J. R. Cousins and J. C. Stutz. 2004. Comparisons between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community in the Phoenix metropolitan area and the surrounding desert. Poster presented at July 30-August 7, 2004, 89th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR.

Bills, R. J., S. Whitcomb, J. R. Cousins and J. C. Stutz. 2004. Differences in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure at residential and desert land-use types. Arizona State University East Campus Graduate Student Poster Symposium, Mesa, AZ.

Bills, R. J., S. Whitcomb, J. R. Cousins and J. C. Stutz. 2004. Differences in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure at residential and land use types within the CAP LTER. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2006

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2006. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community structure associated with indigenous and non-indigenous plants in and around Phoenix, Arizona. International Conference on Mycorrhiza 5 (ICOM5), Grananda, Spain.

2005

Bills, R. J. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal communities in the Phoenix metropolitan area and the adjacent Sonoran Desert: a comparison. 4th Annual California-Oregon Mycorrhizal Meeting, Zyzyx, CA.

Bills, R. J. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and the changing biodiversity between the Sonoran Desert and the Phoenix metropolitan area. 6th Annual Graduates in Earth, Life, and Social Sciences Research Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Bills, R. J. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A fungal-plant mutualism in the upper Sonoran Desert and Phoenix, Arizona. Ecology Explorers K-12 Teacher Training Workshop, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Bills, R. J. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: a fungal-plant mutualism that does not itch. School of Life Sciences graduate student brown bag seminar, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Bills, R. J. 2005. Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal suppression on the productivity of Encelia farinosa (brittlebush) at an urban and a desert site. Global Institute for Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

Bills, R. J. and J. C. Stutz. 2005. Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal suppression on the productivity of Encelia farinosa (brittlebush) at an urban and a desert site. Global Institute for Sustainability, Tempe, AZ.

Bills, R. J., S. Whitcomb, J. R. Cousins and J. C. Stutz. 2005. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A fungal-plant mutualism in the upper Sonoran Desert and Phoenix, Arizona. Ecology Explorers K-12 Teacher Training Workshop, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2004

Bills, R. J. 2004. Arbuscular mycorrhiza: The Rodney Dangerfield of the ecosystem. Ecology Explorers K-12 Teacher Training Workshop, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ.

Thesis (PhD)

2006

Bills, R. J. 2006. Mycorrhizal diversity and effects on brittlebush in a Sonoran Desert urban ecosystem. School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University. Unpublished Master's thesis.