Publications

Younginger, B.S. & Friesen, M.L. Looking in the wrong place: using genomics to understand partner choice in plant-microbe interactions. In preparation for FEMS Microbiology Letters.

Younginger, B.S., Stewart, N. & Ballhorn, D.J. Gyrofolius transmission: Fern endophytes shift our understanding of microbial community dynamics. In preparation for PNAS. 

Younginger, B.S., Stewart, N. & Ballhorn, D.J. Catenosporaceae fam. nov., to include Catenospora gen. nov.; fungal endophytes living in ferns and alder in the Pacific Northwest of North America. In preparation for Mycologia.

Wolfe, E., Younginger, B. & LeRoy, C. Fungal endophyte-infected leaf litter alters in-stream microbial communities and negatively influences aquatic fungal sporulation. Resubmitted after minor revisions to Oikos.

Younginger, B.S. & Ballhorn, D.J. (2017) Fungal endophyte communities in the temperate fern, Polystichum munitum, show early colonization and extensive temporal turnover. American Journal of Botany, 104, 1188–1194.

Younginger, B.S., Sirova, D., Cruzan, M.B. & Ballhorn, D.J. (2017) Is biomass a reliable estimate of plant fitness? Applications in Plant Sciences, 5,  1600094.

Ballhorn, D.J., Younginger, B.S. & Kautz, S. (2014) An aboveground pathogen inhibits belowground rhizobia and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Phaseolus vulgaris. BMC Plant Biology, 14, 1–13.

Blue, E., Kay, J., Younginger, B.S. & Ballhorn, D.J. (2014) Differential effects of type and quantity of leaf damage on growth, reproduction and defence of lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus L.). Plant Biology, 17, 712–719.

Moon, D.C., Barnouti, J. & Younginger, B. (2013) Context-dependent effects of mycorrhizae on herbivore density and parasitism in a tritrophic coastal study system. Ecological Entomology, 38, 31–39.

Younginger, B., Barnouti, J. & Moon, D.C. (2009) Interactive effects of mycorrhizal fungi, salt stress, and competition on the herbivores of Baccharis halimifolia. Ecological Entomology, 34, 580–587.

Thoughts on plants, their fungal symbionts and more