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This document is a translation of my 1986 Ph.D. dissertation from scientific jargon into plain English.
Gibson, J. Phil, Stanley A. Rice, and Clare M. Stucke 2008. "Comparison of population genetic diversity between a rare, narrowly
distributed species and a common, widespread species of Alnus (Betulaceae)." American Journal of Botany 95: 588-596.
Schrader, James A., William R. Graves, Stanley A. Rice, and J. Phil Gibson 2006. "Differences in shade tolerance help explain varying
success in two sympatric Alnus species." International Journal of Plant Sciences
167 (5): 979-989.
Vogt, J.T., S.A. Rice, and S.A. Armstrong 2003. "Seed preferences
of the red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in
Oklahoma." Journal of
Entomological Science 38(4): 696-698.
Vogt, J.T., R.A. Grantham, E. Corbett, S.A. Rice, and R.E. Wright
2002. "Dietary habits of Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenoptera:
Formicidae) in four Oklahoma habitats." Environmental Entomology 31(1):
Rice, S. A. and F. A. Bazzaz 1989. "Plasticity to light conditions in
Abutilon theophrasti: comparing phenotypes at a common weight." Oecologia 78:502-507.
Rice, S. A. and F. A. Bazzaz 1989. "Growth consequences of plasticity
to light conditions in Abutilon theophrasti." Oecologia 78: 508-512.
Using calculus and a caterpillar assay to study leaf
Rice, S. A. and J. R. Griffin 2004. "The hornworm assay: Useful in
mathematically-based biological investigations." American Biology Teacher 66(7):
Using brine shrimp assays to test ecological
hypotheses about toxicity of leaves:
Rice, S. A. and I. B. Maness 2004. "Brine shrimp bioassays: A
useful technique in biological investigations." American Biology Teacher 66(3):
Using plants to study the physics of fluid flow:
Rice, S. A. and J. McArthur 2004. "Water flow through xylem: An
investigation of a fluid dynamics principle applied to plants." American Biology Teacher 66(2):
Studying patterns of tree budburst in springtime:
Rice, S. A. 2003. "South with the spring: A story of evolution and
tree buds." National Center for
Science Education Reports 23(2): 27-32.
Using computer science to understand DNA biology:
Rice, S. A. and J. McArthur 2002. "Computer analogies in
teaching molecular biology and ecology." Journal of College Science Teaching
Using trigonometry to study the allometry of tree
Rice, S. A. 1999. "Tree measurements: an outdoor activity to teach
principles of scaling." American
Biology Teacher 61(9): 677-679.
General interest publications also include two
articles critical of creation-science (published in 1989 by the
National Center for Science Education), and numerous book reviews for Academic Library Book Review, National Center for Science Education,
and the Journal of the American
Scientific Affiliation. Two Tulsa World newspaper articles have
appeared that have featured my research with the endangered tree
species, the seaside alder.