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Sean Whitcomb

Sean Whitcomb

IGERT in Urban Ecology Associate, School of Life Sciences

sean.whitcomb@asu.edu

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
PO Box 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4501
USA

Titles

  • IGERT in Urban Ecology Associate, School of Life Sciences

Journal Articles

2010

Martin, C. A., S. A. Whitcomb and J. C. Stutz. 2010. Effects of Frequent Shearing on Root Growth and Mycorrhizal Colonization of Two Landscape Shrubs. HortScience 45(10):1573-1576. (link )

2007

Whitcomb, S. A. and J. C. Stutz. 2007. Assessing diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a local community: Role of sampling effort and spatial heterogeneity. Mycorrhiza 17(5):429-437. DOI: 10:1007/s00572-007-01-0118-5. (link )

2005

Landrum, L. R., L. Dugan, S. Whitcomb, J. R. Anderson, D. Damrel and F. E. Northam. 2005. Noteworthy collections, Arizona: Oncosiphon piluliferum (L. f.) Kallersjo (Asteraceae). Madrono 52:270-274. DOI: 10.3120/0024-9637(2005)52[270:A]2.0.CO;2.

2002

Whitcomb, S. and J. C. Stutz. 2002. Small-scale spatial patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in an experimental urban landscaped site. Inoculum 53(3):59.

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 )

2005

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 )

Stutz, J. C., S. Whitcomb and J. R. Cousins. 2004. Local arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity is strongly coupled to regional diversity in an urban ecosystem. Poster presented at the 23 February 2004 Sixth Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (link )

2003

Butler, C. L., S. Whitcomb and J. C. Stutz. 2003. Small-scale spatial patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal infectivity in an experimental urban landscaped site. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Whitcomb, S. and J. C. Stutz. 2003. Pruning effects on root length density, root biomass, and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in two shrubs in a simulated xeric landscaped yard. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Whitcomb, S. and J. C. Stutz. 2003. Small-scale spatial patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity in an experimental urban landscaped site. Presented at February 19, 2003, CAP LTER Fifth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2002

Cousins, J. R., S. A. Whitcomb and J. C. Stutz. 2002. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species composition, richness, and abundance in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Whitcomb, S., C. A. Martin and J. C. Stutz. 2002. Spatial patterns of soil respiration, temperature, and moisture in an experimental urban landscaped site. Poster presented at the 4-9 August 2002, 87th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Tucson, AZ.

Whitcomb, S. and J. C. Stutz. 2002. Pruning effects on root length density, root biomass, and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in two shrubs in a simulated xeric landscaped yard. Poster presented at January 17, 2002, CAP LTER Fourth Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2001

Whitcomb, S. A., J. C. Stutz and C. A. Martin. 2001. Spatial patterns of belowground respiration and related soil parameters in a simulated xeric urban landscape. Poster presented at the January 19, 2001, CAP LTER Third Annual Poster Symposium, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe AZ. (link )

Presentations

2005

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.

2003

Stutz, J. C., S. A. Whitcomb and J. R. Cousins. 2003. Local arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity is strongly coupled to regional diversity in an urban ecosystem. Presented at August 2003 Fourth International Conference on Mycorrhizae (ICOM4), Montreal, Canada.

Whitcomb, S. A. and J. C. Stutz. 2003. Small-scale patterns of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species in an experimental xeric landscaped site. Presented at August 2003 Fourth International Conference on Mycorrhizae (ICOM4), Montreal, Canada.

2001

Cousins, J. R., S. A. Whitcomb and J. C. Stutz. 2001. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species composition, richness, and abundance in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Published abstract from August 25-29, 2001 APS/MSA/SON Joint Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Whitcomb, S. A. and J. C. Stutz. 2001. Effects of pruning on root length density, root biomass, and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in two landscape shrubs. Proceedings 3rd International Conference on Mycorrhizas, Abstract 1-157.