Christina Grozinger

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Titles and Affiliations
Distinguished Professor, Entomology

Research Summary

Genomic analysis of social behavior in honey bees and other social insect species: molecular basis and evolution of chemical communication and host-parasite interactions; novel methods for improving honey bee breeding, colony health and management.

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Recent Publications

Characterizing user needs for Beescape: A spatial decision support tool focused on pollinator health

Prestby, T. J., Robinson, A. C., McLaughlin, D., Dudas, P. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Jan 1 2023, In: Journal of Environmental Management. 325, 116416.

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Numerical Modeling and Measurement of Apis Mellifera Radar Scattering Properties

Alzaabi, O., Al-Khaldi, M. M., Ayotte, K., Penaloza, D., Urbina, J., Breakall, J. K., Lanagan, M., Patch, H. M. & Grozinger, C. M., 2022, In: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 19

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Tissue-specific transcriptional patterns underlie seasonal phenotypes in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Bresnahan, S. T., Döke, M. A., Giray, T. & Grozinger, C. M., Jan 2022, In: Molecular ecology. 31, 1, p. 174-184 11 p.

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Wild Bee Nutritional Ecology: Integrative Strategies to Assess Foraging Preferences and Nutritional Requirements

Crone, M. K., Biddinger, D. J. & Grozinger, C. M., Apr 14 2022, In: Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 6, 847003.

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Soil moisture affects plant-pollinator interactions in an annual flowering plant

Dai, W., Yang, Y., Patch, H. M., Grozinger, C. M. & Mu, J., 2022, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 377, 1853, 20210423.

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Putting pesticides on the map for pollinator research and conservation

Douglas, M. R., Baisley, P., Soba, S., Kammerer, M., Lonsdorf, E. V. & Grozinger, C. M., Dec 2022, In: Scientific Data. 9, 1, 571.

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Author Correction: Herbaceous perennial ornamental plants can support complex pollinator communities (Scientific Reports, (2021), 11, 1, (17352), 10.1038/s41598-021-95892-w)

Erickson, E., Patch, H. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Dec 2022, In: Scientific reports. 12, 1, 2960.

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Complex floral traits shape pollinator attraction to ornamental plants

Erickson, E., Junker, R. R., Ali, J. G., McCartney, N., Patch, H. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Sep 26 2022, In: Annals of botany. 130, 4, p. 561-577 17 p.

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Measuring Plant Attractiveness to Pollinators: Methods and Considerations

Erickson, E., Grozinger, C. M. & Patch, H. M., Oct 12 2022, In: Journal of economic entomology. 115, 5, p. 1571-1582 12 p.

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Can’t see the flowers for the trees: factors driving floral abundance within early-successional forests in the central Appalachian Mountains

Mathis, C. L., McNeil, D. J., Lee, M. R., Grozinger, C. M., Otto, C. R. V. & Larkin, J. L., 2022, In: Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 52, 7, p. 1002-1013 12 p.

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Insect Visitors of Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) (Rosales: Rosaceae) and Factors Affecting Viable Seed Production

McLaughlin, R., Keller, J., Wagner, E., Biddinger, D., Grozinger, C. & Hoover, K., Apr 1 2022, In: Environmental entomology. 51, 2, p. 471-481 11 p.

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Grassy-herbaceous land moderates regional climate effects on honey bee colonies in the Northcentral US

Quinlan, G. M., Sponsler, D., Gaines-Day, H. R., McMinn-Sauder, H. B. G., Otto, C. R. V., Smart, A. H., Colin, T., Gratton, C., Isaacs, R., Johnson, R., Milbrath, M. O. & Grozinger, C. M., Jun 1 2022, In: Environmental Research Letters. 17, 6, 064036.

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Summer weather conditions influence winter survival of honey bees (Apis mellifera) in the northeastern United States

Calovi, M., Grozinger, C. M., Miller, D. A. & Goslee, S. C., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 1553.

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Herbaceous perennial ornamental plants can support complex pollinator communities

Erickson, E., Patch, H. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 17352.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Tissue-specific transcription patterns support the kinship theory of intragenomic conflict in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Galbraith, D. A., Ma, R. & Grozinger, C. M., Feb 2021, In: Molecular ecology. 30, 4, p. 1029-1041 13 p.

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