Prof William O.C. Symondson - PhD
Pompanon F, Deagle BE, Symondson WOC, Brown DS, Jarman SD, Taberlet P (2012) Who is eating what: diet assessment using next generation sequencing. Molecular Ecology 21, 1931-1950.
Brown DS, Jarman SN, Symondson WOC (2012) Pyrosequencing of prey DNA in reptile faeces: analysis of earthworm consumption by slow worms. Molecular Ecology Resources 12, 259-266.
Virant-Doberlet M, King RA, Polajnar J, Symondson WOC (2011) Molecular diagnostics reveal spiders that exploit prey vibrational signals used in sexual communication. Molecular Ecology 20, 2204-2216.
Bell JR, King RA, Bohan DA, Symondson WOC (2010) Spatial co-occurrence networks predict the feeding histories of polyphagous arthropod predators at field scales. Ecography 33, 64-72.
King RA, Vaughan IP, Bell JR, Bohan DA, Symondson WOC (2010) Prey choice by carabid beetles feeding on an earthworm community analysed using species- and lineage-specific PCR primers. Molecular Ecology 19, 1721-1732.
Macfadeyn S, Gibson R, Polaszek A, Morris R, Craze PG, Planqué R, Symondson WOC*, Memmott J* (2009) Do differences in food web structure between organic and conventional farms affect the ecosystem service of pest control? Ecology Letters 12, 229-238. (*Joint supervisors)
King RA, Tibble AL, Symondson WOC (2008) Opening a can of worms: unprecedented sympatric cryptic diversity within British lumbricid earthworms. Molecular Ecology 17, 4684-4698.
Traugott M, Bell JR, Broad GR, Powell W, van Veen FJF, Vollhardt IMG & Symondson WOC (2008) Endoparasitism in cereal aphids: molecular analysis of a whole parasitoid community. Molecular Ecology 17, 3928-3938.
Bell JR, Traugott M, Sunderland KD, Skirvin DJ, Mead A, Kravar-Garde L, Reynolds K, Fenlon J & Symondson WOC (2008). Beneficial links for the control of aphids: the effects of compost applications on predators and prey. Journal of Applied Ecology 45, 1266-1273.
King RA, Read DS, Traugott M, Symondson WOC (2008) Molecular analysis of predation: a review of best practice for DNA-based approaches. Molecular Ecology 17, 947-963.
Read DS, Sheppard SK, Bruford MW, Glen DM, Symondson WOC (2006) Molecular detection of predation by soil microarthropods on nematodes. Molecular Ecology 15, 1963-1972.
Foltan P, Sheppard SK, Konvicka M, Symondson WOC (2005) The significance of facultative scavenging in generalist predator nutrition: detecting decayed prey in the guts of predators using PCR. Molecular Ecology 14, 4147-4158.
Harper GL, King RA, Dodd CS, Harwood JD, Glen DM, Bruford MW, Symondson WOC (2005) Rapid screening of invertebrate predators for multiple prey DNA targets. Molecular Ecology 14, 819-827.