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Andrews, K.E., K.K. Eversman, S.A. Foré and  H.-J. Kim. 2019. Seasonality and trends in incidence of human ehrlichiosis in two Missouri ecoregions. Epidemiology and Infection 1-4. Https://

Hann, E.N and S.A. Foré. 2019. Changes in abundance of the Ixodes scapularis Say (Blacklegged Tick) in Adair County, Missouri, from 2006 to 2015. Northeast Naturalist 26:137-140.

Mangan, M.J., S.A. Foré, H.J. Kim. 2018. Ecological modeling over seven years to describe the number of host-seeking Amblyomma americanum in each life stage in northeast Missouri.  Journal of Vector Ecology 43:271-284

Kaizer, A.M., S.A. Foré, H.-J. Kim and E.C. York.  2015  Modeling the biotic an abiotic factors that describe the number of active off-host Amblyomma americanum larvae.  Journal of Vector Ecology 40:1-10.

Kim, H-.J., J.E. Cavanaugh, T.A. Dallas and S. Foré. 2014.  Model selection criteria for counting data with overdispersion and its application to the host-parasite relationship. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 21:329-350.

Bouzek, D.C., S.A. Foré, J.G. Bevell, and H.-J. Kim. 2013. A conceptual model of the Amblyomma americanum life cycle in northeast Missouri. Journal of Vector Ecology 38:74-81.

Dallas, T.A. and S.A. Foré. 2013. Chemical attraction of Dermacentor variabilis ticks parasitic to Peromyscus leucopus based on host body mass and sex. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 61:243-250.

Dallas, T. A., Foré, S.A., and Kim, H.-J. 2012. Modeling the influence of Peromyscus leucopus body mass, sex and habitat on immature Dermacentor variabilis burden. Journal of Vector Ecology 37:338-341.

Kim,H.-J., J.E. Cavanaugh, T.A. Dallas, S.A. Foré, 2010. Model selection criteria and model averaging for count data with overdispersion and its application. Joint meeting of Japan-Korea special conference of statistics and the 2nd Japan-Korea statistics conference of young researchers, Proceedings, 2010.

Petry, W. K., S.A. Foré, L.J. Fielden, and H.-J. Kim. 2010. A quantitative comparison of two sample methods for collecting Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Missouri. Experimental and Applied Acarology 52:427-438.

Caballas, R., S. Foré and H.-J. Kim. 2010. Regional model for identifying Peromyscus leucopus and Peromyscus maniculatus. Spring 2010 Metamorphosis (

Collins, B. and S. Foré. 2009. Potential role of pollinators in microhabitat structure within a large population of Echinacea lavigata (Asteraceae). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 136: 445-456.

Walker, A.N., S.A. Foré, and B. Collins. 2009. Fine-scale structure within a Trillium maculatum Raf. (Liliaceae) population. Botany 87:223-230.

Tague, R.T. and S.A. Foré. 2005. Analysis of the spatial genetic structure of Passiflora incarnata L. in recently disturbed sites. Canadian Journal of Botany 83:420-426.

Foré, S.A. (editor). Proceedings of the 18th North American Prairie Conference “Promoting Prairie” June 2002. Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.

Foré, S.A. and T.P. Spira. 2002. Macrogeographic allozyme variation in Passiflora incarnata. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 129:326-330.

Silbiger, R.N., A.C. Leonard, P. Dimsoski, S. Foré, S I. Guttman, A.C. Roth, D.A. Gordon, T.Wessendarp, G.P. Toth, and M.K. Smith. 2001. Use of molecular markers to study the effects of environmental impacts on patterns of genetic diversity in brown bullhead (Ameirus nebulosus)populations. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 20:2580-2587.

Battaglia, L.L., S.A. Foré, and R.R. Sharitz. 2000. Seedling emergence, survival and size in relation to light and water availability in two bottomland hardwood species. J Ecol. 88:1041-1050

Kreher, S.A., S.A. Foré, and B.S. Collins. 2000. Genetic variation within and among patches of the clonal species, Vacinnium stamineum L. Molecular Ecol. 9:1247-1252.

Foré, S.A. and S.I. Guttman. 1999. Genetic structure of Helianthus occidentalis (Asteraceae) in a preserve with fragmented habitat. Amer. J. Bot. 86:988-995.

Foré, S.A., J.L. Vankat. and R.L. Schaefer. 1997. Temporal variation in the woody understory of an   old-growth Fagus-Acer forest and implications for overstory recruitment. J. Veg. Sci. 8:607-614

Foré, S.A. and S.I. Guttman. 1996. Spatial and temporal genetic structure of Asclepias verticillata L.(whorled milkweed) among prairie patches in a forested landscape. Can. J. Bot. 74:1289-1297.

Foré, S.A., S.I. Guttman, J.A. Bailer, B.V. Counts and D.J. Altfater. 1995. Exploratory analysis of population genetic assessment as a water quality indicator. I. Pimephales notatus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 30:24-35.

Foré, S.A., S.I.. Guttman, J.A. Bailer, D.J. Altfater and B.V. Counts. 1995. Exploratory analysis of population genetic assessment as a water quality indicator. II. Campostoma anomalum. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 30:36-46.

Ballal, S.R., S.A. Foré, and S.I. Guttman. 1994. Apparent gene flow and genetic structure of Acer saccharum subpopulations in forest fragments. Can. J. Bot. 72:1311-1315.

Foré, S.A., R.J. Hickey, J.L. Vankat, S.I. Guttman, and R L. Schaefer. 1992. Genetic   structure after forest fragmentation: A landscape ecology perspective on Acer saccharum. Can. J. Bot. 70:1659-1668.

Foré, S.A. , R.J. Hickey, S.I. Guttman, and J L. Vankat. 1992. Temporal differences in genetic diversity and structure of sugar maple in an old-growth forest. Can. J. For. Res. 22:1504-1509.

Vankat, J.L., J.Wu and, S.A. Foré. 1991. Old growth by design: Applying the concepts of landscape ecology. pp. 153-170. In D. Henderson and L D. Hedrick (eds.).   Restoration of old growth forests in the Interior Highlands of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Ouachita National Forest and Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, Arkansas.

Foré, S.A., M E. Daub, and M.K. Beute. 1988. Phytotoxic substances produced by some isolates of Cercospora arachadicola are not cercosporin. Phytopathology 78:1082-1086.