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Emeritus Professor Biological Sciences kkeeler1@unl.edu 970-622-8883

Research Interests

Botany, Ecology, History

Recent Publications

  • Keeler, K.H. 2021. Longitudinal study of Pogonomyrmex occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Formicideae), western harvester ant, colony survival in western Nebraska. The Southwestern Naturalist. 66 (2): 114-119.

  • Keeler, K. H. 2020. Gutiérrez of Guiterrezia (Asteraceae: Astereae). Phytoneuron. 35: 1-2. 

  • Haridas, C.V., K.H. Keeler, and B. Tehnhumberg. 2015. Variation in the local population dynamics of the short‐lived Opuntia macrorhiza (Cactaceae). Ecology. 96 (3): 800-807.
  • Weber, M. G. and K. H. Keeler. 2013. The phylogenetic distribution of extrafloral nectaries in plants. Annals of Botany. 111:1251-1261.
  • Rouse, M. N., A. A. Saleh, A. Seck, K. H. Keeler, S. E Travers, S. H. Hulbert and K. A Garrett. 2011. Genomic and restance gene homolog diversity in the dominant tallgrass prairie species across the U.S. Great Plains precipitation gradient. PLoS ONE.
  • Keeler, K.H. and B. Tenhumberg. 2011. Population dynamics of the western prickly pear cactus Opuntia macrorhiza (Cactaceae) The Southwestern Naturalist. 56 (2): 147-153.
  • Metcalf, C. Jessica E., David A. Stephens, Mark Rees, Svata M. Louda and Kathleen H. Keeler. 2009. Using Bayesian inference to understand the allocation of resources between sexual and asexual reproduction. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) 58 (2): 143-170. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9876.2008.00652.x
  • Keeler, K.H. and G. Balogh. 2004. Host range extension for Chlorchlamys chloroleucaria (Geometrinae, Geometridae) to include Eriogonum alatum (Polygonaceae). Great Lakes Naturalist. 36(1): 14-15.
  • Keeler, K.H. 2004. Impact of intraspecific polyploidy in Andropogon gerardii (Poaceae) populations. American Midland Naturalist. 152:63-74.
  • Norrmann, G.A. and K.H. Keeler. 2003. Fertility of aneuploid cytotypes of Andropogon gerardii. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 141:95-103.
  • Keeler, K.H., C. F. Williams and L. S. Vescio. 2002. Clone size in Andropogon gerardii Vitman (big bluestem) at Konza Prairie, Kansas. American Midland Naturalist. 147: 295-304.
  • Keeler, K.H. 2000.  Influence of past interactions on the prairie today : a hypothesis.  Great Plains Research. 10: 107-126.
  • Weller, S. G., K. H. Keeler, and B. A. Thomson. 2000. Clonal growth of Lithospermum caroliniense  (Boraginaceae) in contrasting sand dune habitats. American Journal of Botany. 87: 237-242.

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