Rudy Boonstra, Ph.D. - Publications

University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

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2021 Peers MJL, Reimer JR, Majchrzak YN, Menzies AK, Studd EK, Boonstra R, Kenney AJ, Krebs CJ, O'Donoghue M, Boutin S. Contribution of late-litter juveniles to the population dynamics of snowshoe hares. Oecologia. PMID 33743069 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-021-04895-x  1
2021 Edwards PD, Frenette-Ling C, Palme R, Boonstra R. A mechanism for population self-regulation: social density suppresses GnRH expression and reduces reproductivity in voles. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 33550586 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13430  0.64
2020 Delehanty B, Bossart GD, Champagne C, Crocker DE, Elliott KH, Fair PA, Houser D, Newman AEM, Boonstra R. Measurement of free glucocorticoids: quantifying corticosteroid binding capacity and its variation within and among mammal and bird species. Conservation Physiology. 8: coaa057. PMID 32922800 DOI: 10.1093/conphys/coaa057  0.56
2020 Peers MJL, Konkolics SM, Lamb CT, Majchrzak YN, Menzies AK, Studd EK, Boonstra R, Kenney AJ, Krebs CJ, Martinig AR, McCulloch B, Silva J, Garland L, Boutin S. Prey availability and ambient temperature influence carrion persistence in the boreal forest. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 32686089 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13275  1
2020 Eleftheriou A, Palme R, Boonstra R. Assessment of the Stress Response in North American Deermice: Laboratory and Field Validation of Two Enzyme Immunoassays for Fecal Corticosterone Metabolites. Animals : An Open Access Journal From Mdpi. 10. PMID 32630075 DOI: 10.3390/ani10071120  0.64
2020 Boonstra R, Bodner K, Bosson C, Delehanty B, Richardson ES, Lunn NJ, Derocher AE, Molnár PK. The stress of Arctic warming on polar bears. Global Change Biology. PMID 32364624 DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15142  0.44
2020 Lavergne SG, Peers MJL, Mastromonaco G, Majchrzak YN, Nair A, Boutin S, Boonstra R. Hair cortisol as a reliable indicator of stress physiology in the snowshoe hare: Influence of body region, sex, season, and predator-prey population dynamics. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 294: 113471. PMID 32234297 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2020.113471  0.64
2020 Teichroeb JA, Stead SM, Edwards PD, Landry F, Palme R, Boonstra R. Anogenital distance as a measure of male competitive ability in Rwenzori Angolan colobus. American Journal of Primatology. e23111. PMID 32083334 DOI: 10.1002/ajp.23111  0.64
2020 Edwards PD, Mooney SJ, Bosson CO, Toor I, Palme R, Holmes MM, Boonstra R. The stress of being alone: Removal from the colony, but not social subordination, increases fecal cortisol metabolite levels in eusocial naked mole-rats. Hormones and Behavior. 104720. PMID 32081743 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2020.104720  0.64
2020 Oli MK, Krebs CJ, Kenney AJ, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Hines JE. Demography of snowshoe hare population cycles. Ecology. e02969. PMID 31922605 DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2969  1
2019 Boudreau MR, Seguin JL, Boonstra R, Palme R, Boutin S, Krebs CJ, Murray DL. Experimental increase in predation risk causes a cascading stress response in free-ranging snowshoe hares. Oecologia. PMID 31535254 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-019-04500-2  1
2019 van Kesteren F, Delehanty B, Westrick SE, Palme R, Boonstra R, Lane JE, Boutin S, McAdam AG, Dantzer B. Experimental Increases in Glucocorticoids Alter Function of the HPA Axis in Wild Red Squirrels without Negatively Impacting Survival and Reproduction. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 92: 445-458. PMID 31365306 DOI: 10.1086/705121  0.76
2019 Guindre-Parker S, Mcadam AG, van Kesteren F, Palme R, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Lane JE, Dantzer B. Individual variation in phenotypic plasticity of the stress axis. Biology Letters. 15: 20190260. PMID 31337294 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2019.0260  0.76
2019 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Gilbert BS, Kenney AJ, Boutin S. Impact of Climate Change on the Small Mammal Community of the Yukon Boreal Forest. Integrative Zoology. PMID 30983064 DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12397  1
2018 Peers MJL, Majchrzak YN, Neilson E, Lamb CT, Hämäläinen A, Haines JA, Garland L, Doran-Myers D, Broadley K, Boonstra R, Boutin S. Quantifying fear effects on prey demography in nature. Ecology. PMID 29897623 DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2381  0.64
2018 Fauteux D, Gauthier G, Berteaux D, Palme R, Boonstra R. High Arctic lemmings remain reproductively active under predator-induced elevated stress. Oecologia. PMID 29651661 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-018-4140-4  0.64
2017 Sheriff MJ, Boonstra R, Palme R, Buck CL, Barnes BM. Coping with differences in snow cover: the impact on the condition, physiology and fitness of an arctic hibernator. Conservation Physiology. 5: cox065. PMID 29218224 DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cox065  0.64
2017 Boonstra R, Boutin S, Jung TS, Krebs CJ, Taylor S. The impact of rewilding, species introductions and climate change on the structure and function of the Yukon boreal forest ecosystem. Integrative Zoology. PMID 29168615 DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12288  1
2017 Sheriff MJ, Bell A, Boonstra R, Dantzer B, Lavergne SG, McGhee KE, MacLeod KJ, Winandy L, Zimmer C, Love OP. Integrating Ecological and Evolutionary Context in the Study of Maternal Stress. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 57: 437-449. PMID 28957523 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icx105  0.76
2017 Boonstra R, Dušek A, Lane JE, Boutin S. When the ball is in the female's court: how the scramble-competition mating system of the North American red squirrel has shaped male physiology and testosterone dynamics. General and Comparative Endocrinology. PMID 28648995 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.06.016  0.64
2017 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Boutin S. Using experimentation to understand the 10-year snowshoe hare cycle in the boreal forest of North America. The Journal of Animal Ecology. PMID 28636751 DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12720  1
2017 Fauteux D, Gauthier G, Berteaux D, Bosson C, Palme R, Boonstra R. Assessing Stress in Arctic Lemmings: Fecal Metabolite Levels Reflect Plasma Free Corticosterone Levels. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 90: 370-382. PMID 28384423 DOI: 10.1086/691337  0.64
2017 Johnsen K, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Devineau O, Krebs CJ, Andreassen HP. Surviving winter: Food, but not habitat structure, prevents crashes in cyclic vole populations. Ecology and Evolution. 7: 115-124. PMID 28070280 DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2635  1
2016 Boonstra R, Andreassen HP, Boutin S, Hušek J, Ims RA, Krebs CJ, Skarpe C, Wabakken P. Why Do the Boreal Forest Ecosystems of Northwestern Europe Differ from Those of Western North America? Bioscience. 66: 722-734. PMID 28533563 DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biw080  1
2016 Werner JR, Gillis EA, Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. You can hide but you can't run: apparent competition, predator responses and the decline of Arctic ground squirrels in boreal forests of the southwest Yukon. Peerj. 4: e2303. PMID 27635312 DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2303  1
2016 Edwards PD, Palme R, Boonstra R. Seasonal programming, not competition nor testosterone, drives stress axis changes in a partially-semelparous mammal. Hormones and Behavior. PMID 27561227 DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2016.08.007  1
2016 Stothart MR, Bobbie CB, Schulte-Hostedde AI, Boonstra R, Palme R, Mykytczuk NC, Newman AE. Stress and the microbiome: linking glucocorticoids to bacterial community dynamics in wild red squirrels. Biology Letters. 12. PMID 26740566 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.0875  1
2016 Desantis LM, Bowman J, Lahoda CV, Boonstra R, Burness G. Responses of New World flying squirrels to the acute stress of capture and handling Journal of Mammalogy. 97: 80-88. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv156  1
2015 Delehanty B, Hossain S, Jen CC, Crawshaw GJ, Boonstra R. Measurement of free glucocorticoids: quantifying corticosteroid-binding globulin binding affinity and its variation within and among mammalian species. Conservation Physiology. 3: cov020. PMID 27293705 DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cov020  1
2015 Edwards PD, Boonstra R. Coping with pregnancy after 9 months in the dark: post-hibernation buffering of high maternal stress in arctic ground squirrels. General and Comparative Endocrinology. PMID 26555380 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.11.004  1
2015 Fletcher QE, Dantzer B, Boonstra R. The impact of reproduction on the hippocampal-hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal stress axis of free-living male northern red backed voles (Myodes rutilus). General and Comparative Endocrinology. PMID 26188715 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.07.004  1
2015 Soma KK, Rendon NM, Boonstra R, Albers HE, Demas GE. DHEA effects on brain and behavior: insights from comparative studies of aggression. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 145: 261-72. PMID 24928552 DOI: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2014.05.011  1
2015 Sheriff MJ, Mcmahon EK, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. Predator-induced maternal stress and population demography in snowshoe hares: The more severe the risk, the longer the generational effect Journal of Zoology. 296: 305-310. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12249  1
2015 Werner JR, Krebs CJ, Donker SA, Boonstra R, Sheriff MJ. Arctic ground squirrel population collapse in the boreal forests of the Southern Yukon Wildlife Research. 42: 176-184. DOI: 10.1071/WR14240  1
2014 Dantzer B, Fletcher QE, Boonstra R, Sheriff MJ. Measures of physiological stress: a transparent or opaque window into the status, management and conservation of species? Conservation Physiology. 2: cou023. PMID 27293644 DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cou023  0.76
2014 Boonstra R, Mo K, Monks DA. Managing anabolic steroids in pre-hibernating Arctic ground squirrels: obtaining their benefits and avoiding their costs. Biology Letters. 10: 20140734. PMID 25376801 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0734  1
2014 McArthur C, Banks PB, Boonstra R, Forbey JS. The dilemma of foraging herbivores: dealing with food and fear. Oecologia. 176: 677-89. PMID 25270335 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3076-6  1
2014 Lavergne SG, McGowan PO, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. Impact of high predation risk on genome-wide hippocampal gene expression in snowshoe hares. Oecologia. 176: 613-24. PMID 25234370 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3053-0  1
2014 Boonstra R, Dantzer B, Delehanty B, Fletcher QE, Sheriff MJ. Equipped for life in the boreal forest: The role of the stress axis in mammals Arctic. 67: 82-97. DOI: 10.14430/arctic4357  1
2014 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Sinclair ARE, Smith JNM, Scott Gilbert B, Martin K, O'Donoghue M, Turkington R. Trophic dynamics of the boreal forests of the Kluane region Arctic. 67: 71-81. DOI: 10.14430/arctic4350  1
2014 Krebs CJ, Bryant J, Kielland K, O'Donoghue M, Doyle F, Carriere S, DiFolco D, Berg N, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Kenney AJ, Reid DG, Bodony K, Putera J, Timm HK, et al. What factors determine cyclic amplitude in the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) cycle? Canadian Journal of Zoology. 92: 1039-1048. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-2014-0159  1
2013 Dantzer B, Newman AE, Boonstra R, Palme R, Boutin S, Humphries MM, McAdam AG. Density triggers maternal hormones that increase adaptive offspring growth in a wild mammal. Science (New York, N.Y.). 340: 1215-7. PMID 23599265 DOI: 10.1126/science.1235765  1
2013 Anson JR, Dickman CR, Boonstra R, Jessop TS. Stress triangle: do introduced predators exert indirect costs on native predators and prey? Plos One. 8: e60916. PMID 23585861 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060916  1
2013 Bosson CO, Palme R, Boonstra R. Assessing the impact of live-capture, confinement, and translocation on stress and fate in eastern gray squirrels Journal of Mammalogy. 94: 1401-1411. DOI: 10.1644/13-MAMM-A-046.1  1
2013 Krebs CJ, Kielland K, Bryant J, O'Donoghue M, Doyle F, McIntyre C, Difolco D, Berg N, Carriere S, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Kenney AJ, Reid DG, Bodony K, Putera J, et al. Synchrony in the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) cycle in northwestern North America, 1970-2012 Canadian Journal of Zoology. 91: 562-572. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-2013-0012  1
2013 Boonstra R. The ecology of stress: A marriage of disciplines Functional Ecology. 27: 7-10. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12048  1
2013 Desantis LM, Delehanty B, Weir JT, Boonstra R. Mediating free glucocorticoid levels in the blood of vertebrates: Are corticosteroid-binding proteins always necessary? Functional Ecology. 27: 107-119. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12038  1
2013 Breuner CW, Delehanty B, Boonstra R. Evaluating stress in natural populations of vertebrates: Total CORT is not good enough Functional Ecology. 27: 24-36. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12016  1
2013 Boonstra R. Reality as the leading cause of stress: Rethinking the impact of chronic stress in nature Functional Ecology. 27: 11-23. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12008  1
2012 Delehanty B, Boonstra R. The benefits of baseline glucocorticoid measurements: maximal cortisol production under baseline conditions revealed in male Richardon's ground squirrels (Urocitellus richardsonii). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 178: 470-6. PMID 22814333 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.07.009  1
2012 Montiglio PO, Pelletier F, Palme R, Garant D, Réale D, Boonstra R. Noninvasive monitoring of fecal cortisol metabolites in the eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus): validation and comparison of two enzyme immunoassays. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 85: 183-93. PMID 22418710 DOI: 10.1086/664592  1
2012 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. Population dynamics of red-backed voles (Myodes) in North America. Oecologia. 168: 601-20. PMID 21947547 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-2120-z  1
2012 Kupferschmidt DA, Newman AE, Boonstra R, Erb S. Antagonism of cannabinoid 1 receptors reverses the anxiety-like behavior induced by central injections of corticotropin-releasing factor and cocaine withdrawal. Neuroscience. 204: 125-33. PMID 21784132 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2011.07.022  1
2012 Bosson CO, Islam Z, Boonstra R. The impact of live trapping and trap model on the stress profiles of North American red squirrels Journal of Zoology. 288: 159-169. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2012.00941.x  1
2012 Sheriff MJ, Wheeler H, Donker SA, Krebs CJ, Palme R, Hik DS, Boonstra R. Mountain-top and valley-bottom experiences: The stress axis as an integrator of environmental variability in arctic ground squirrel populations Journal of Zoology. 287: 65-75. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00888.x  1
2011 Barker JM, Boonstra R, Wojtowicz JM. From pattern to purpose: how comparative studies contribute to understanding the function of adult neurogenesis. The European Journal of Neuroscience. 34: 963-77. PMID 21929628 DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2011.07823.x  1
2011 Dantzer B, McAdam AG, Palme R, Boutin S, Boonstra R. How does diet affect fecal steroid hormone metabolite concentrations? An experimental examination in red squirrels. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 174: 124-31. PMID 21871893 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2011.08.010  1
2011 Delehanty B, Boonstra R. Coping with intense reproductive aggression in male arctic ground squirrels: the stress axis and its signature tell divergent stories. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 84: 417-28. PMID 21743255 DOI: 10.1086/660809  1
2011 Sheriff MJ, Dantzer B, Delehanty B, Palme R, Boonstra R. Measuring stress in wildlife: techniques for quantifying glucocorticoids. Oecologia. 166: 869-87. PMID 21344254 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-1943-y  1
2011 Clinchy M, Zanette L, Charlier TD, Newman AE, Schmidt KL, Boonstra R, Soma KK. Multiple measures elucidate glucocorticoid responses to environmental variation in predation threat. Oecologia. 166: 607-14. PMID 21279653 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-1915-2  1
2011 Sheriff MJ, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. From process to pattern: how fluctuating predation risk impacts the stress axis of snowshoe hares during the 10-year cycle. Oecologia. 166: 593-605. PMID 21246218 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-1907-2  1
2011 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Gilbert S, Reid D, Kenney AJ, Hofer EJ. Density estimation for small mammals from livetrapping grids: Rodents in northern Canada Journal of Mammalogy. 92: 974-981. DOI: 10.1644/10-MAMM-A-313.1  1
2011 Boonstra R, Bradley AJ, Delehanty B. Preparing for hibernation in ground squirrels: Adrenal androgen production in summer linked to environmental severity in winter Functional Ecology. 25: 1348-1359. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01890.x  1
2011 Dantzer B, McAdam AG, Palme R, Humphries MM, Boutin S, Boonstra R. Maternal androgens and behaviour in free-ranging North American red squirrels Animal Behaviour. 81: 469-479. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.11.021  1
2010 Clinchy M, Schulkin J, Zanette LY, Sheriff MJ, McGowan PO, Boonstra R. The Neurological Ecology of Fear: Insights Neuroscientists and Ecologists Have to Offer one Another. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 4: 21. PMID 21629856 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2011.00021  1
2010 Sheriff MJ, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. The ghosts of predators past: population cycles and the role of maternal programming under fluctuating predation risk. Ecology. 91: 2983-94. PMID 21058558 DOI: 10.1890/09-1108.1  1
2010 Travers M, Clinchy M, Zanette L, Boonstra R, Williams TD. Indirect predator effects on clutch size and the cost of egg production. Ecology Letters. 13: 980-8. PMID 20528899 DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01488.x  1
2010 Johnson KM, Boonstra R, Wojtowicz JM. Hippocampal neurogenesis in food-storing red squirrels: the impact of age and spatial behavior. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 9: 583-91. PMID 20487030 DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2010.00589.x  1
2010 Dantzer B, McAdam AG, Palme R, Fletcher QE, Boutin S, Humphries MM, Boonstra R. Fecal cortisol metabolite levels in free-ranging North American red squirrels: Assay validation and the effects of reproductive condition. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 167: 279-86. PMID 20346362 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2010.03.024  1
2010 Sheriff MJ, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. Assessing stress in animal populations: Do fecal and plasma glucocorticoids tell the same story? General and Comparative Endocrinology. 166: 614-9. PMID 20051245 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2009.12.017  1
2010 Krebs CJ, Cowcill K, Boonstra R, Kenney AJ. Do changes in berry crops drive population fluctuations in small rodents in the southwestern Yukon? Journal of Mammalogy. 91: 500-509. DOI: 10.1644/09-MAMM-A-005.1  1
2010 Smith JJ, Millar JS, Longstaffe FJ, Boonstra R. The effect of metabolic rate on stable carbon and nitrogen isotope compositions in deer mice, Peromyscus maniculatus Canadian Journal of Zoology. 88: 36-42. DOI: 10.1139/Z09-116  1
2009 Sheriff MJ, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. The sensitive hare: sublethal effects of predator stress on reproduction in snowshoe hares. The Journal of Animal Ecology. 78: 1249-58. PMID 19426257 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2009.01552.x  1
2009 Bosson CO, Palme R, Boonstra R. Assessment of the stress response in Columbian ground squirrels: laboratory and field validation of an enzyme immunoassay for fecal cortisol metabolites. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 82: 291-301. PMID 19335228 DOI: 10.1086/597530  1
2009 Delehanty B, Boonstra R. Impact of live trapping on stress profiles of Richardson's ground squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 160: 176-82. PMID 19059261 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2008.11.011  1
2009 Sheriff MJ, Bosson CO, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. A non-invasive technique for analyzing fecal cortisol metabolites in snowshoe hares (Lepus americanus). Journal of Comparative Physiology. B, Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 179: 305-13. PMID 18998149 DOI: 10.1007/s00360-008-0314-4  1
2009 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Cowcill K, Kenney AJ. Climatic determinants of berry crops in the boreal forest of the southwestern Yukon Botany. 87: 401-408. DOI: 10.1139/B09-013  1
2008 Boonstra R, Lane JE, Boutin S, Bradley A, Desantis L, Newman AE, Soma KK. Plasma DHEA levels in wild, territorial red squirrels: seasonal variation and effect of ACTH. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 158: 61-7. PMID 18558404 DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2008.05.004  1
2008 Boonstra R, Desantis L, Krebs CJ, Hik DS. Climate and nutrient influences on the growth of white spruce trees in the boreal forests of the Yukon Climate Research. 36: 123-130. DOI: 10.3354/cr00736  1
2008 Krebs CJ, Carrier P, Boutin S, Boonstra R, Hofer E. Mushroom crops in relation to weather in the southwestern Yukon Botany. 86: 1497-1502. DOI: 10.1139/B08-094  1
2007 Sulikowski JA, Driggers WB, Ford TS, Boonstra RK, Carlson JK. Reproductive cycle of the blacknose shark Carcharhinus acronotus in the Gulf of Mexico Journal of Fish Biology. 70: 428-440. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2007.01314.x  1
2006 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. Population limitation of the northern red-backed vole in the boreal forests of northern Canada. The Journal of Animal Ecology. 75: 1269-84. PMID 17032359 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01149.x  1
2006 Hodges KE, Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. Overwinter mass loss of snowshoe hares in the Yukon: starvation, stress, adaptation or artefact? The Journal of Animal Ecology. 75: 1-13. PMID 16903038 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2005.01018.x  1
2006 Fletcher QE, Boonstra R. Do captive male meadow voles experience acute stress in response to weasel odour? Canadian Journal of Zoology. 84: 583-588. DOI: 10.1139/Z06-033  1
2006 Fletcher QE, Boonstra R. Impact of live trapping on the stress response of the meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) Journal of Zoology. 270: 473-478. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2006.00153.x  1
2005 Barker JM, Boonstra R. Preparing for winter: divergence in the summer-autumn hematological profiles from representative species of the squirrel family. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part a, Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 142: 32-42. PMID 16111907 DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2005.07.003  1
2005 Barker JM, Wojtowicz JM, Boonstra R. Where's my dinner? Adult neurogenesis in free-living food-storing rodents. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 4: 89-98. PMID 15720405 DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2004.00097.x  1
2005 Boonstra R, Manzon RG, Mihok S, Helson JE. Hormetic effects of gamma radiation on the stress axis of natural populations of meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry / Setac. 24: 334-43. PMID 15719993 DOI: 10.1897/03-163R.1  1
2005 Boonstra R. Equipped for life: The adaptive role of the stress axis in male mammals Journal of Mammalogy. 86: 236-247. DOI: 10.1644/BHE-001.1  1
2005 Gillis EA, Hik DS, Boonstra R, Karels TJ, Krebs CJ. Being high is better: Effects of elevation and habitat on arctic ground squirrel demography Oikos. 108: 231-240. DOI: 10.1111/j.0030-1299.2005.13535.x  1
2004 Boonstra R. Coping with changing northern environments: the role of the stress axis in birds and mammals. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 44: 95-108. PMID 21680490 DOI: 10.1093/icb/44.2.95  1
2004 Hik DS, Boonstra R. Introduction: biology of the canadian arctic: a crucible for change in the 21st century. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 44: 81-4. PMID 21680488 DOI: 10.1093/icb/44.2.81  0.56
2004 Clinchy M, Zanette L, Boonstra R, Wingfield JC, Smith JN. Balancing food and predator pressure induces chronic stress in songbirds. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 271: 2473-9. PMID 15590598 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2913  1
2004 Hik DS, Boonstra R. Introduction: Biology of the Canadian Arctic - A crucible for change in the 21st century Integrative and Comparative Biology. 44: 81-84.  1
2003 Boonstra R, Bowman L. Demography of short-tailed shrew populations living on polychlorinated biphenyl-contaminated sites. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry / Setac. 22: 1394-403. PMID 12785599 DOI: 10.1897/1551-5028(2003)022<1394:DOSTSP>2.0.CO;2  1
2003 Barker JM, Boonstra R, Schulte-Hostedde AI. Age determination in yellow-pine chipmunks (Tamias amoenus): A comparison of eye lens masses and bone sections Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 1774-1779. DOI: 10.1139/z03-173  1
2003 Karels TJ, Boonstra R. Reducing solar heat gain during winter: The role of white bark in northern deciduous trees Arctic. 56: 168-174.  1
2002 Boonstra R, Takagi N, Bissoon N, Vij S, Gurd JW. Trapping-induced changes in expression of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor in the hippocampus of snowshoe hares. Neuroscience Letters. 324: 173-6. PMID 12009516 DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(02)00202-1  1
2002 Kee N, Sivalingam S, Boonstra R, Wojtowicz JM. The utility of Ki-67 and BrdU as proliferative markers of adult neurogenesis. Journal of Neuroscience Methods. 115: 97-105. PMID 11897369 DOI: 10.1016/S0165-0270(02)00007-9  1
2001 Boonstra R, Galea L, Matthews S, Wojtowicz JM. Adult neurogenesis in natural populations. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 79: 297-302. PMID 11332506 DOI: 10.1139/cjpp-79-4-297  1
2001 Boonstra R, Hubbs AH, Lacey EA, McColl CJ. Seasonal changes in glucocorticoid and testosterone concentrations in free-living arctic ground squirrels from the boreal forest of the Yukon Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79: 49-58. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-79-1-49  1
2001 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Nams V, O'Donoghue M, Hodges KE, Boutin S. Estimating snowshoe hare population density from pellet plots: A further evaluation Canadian Journal of Zoology. 79: 1-4. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-79-1-1  1
2001 Hik DS, McColl CJ, Boonstra R. Why are arctic ground squirrels more stressed in the boreal forest than in alpine meadows? Ecoscience. 8: 275-288.  1
2001 Boonstra R, McColl CJ, Karels TJ. Reproduction at all costs: The adaptive stress response of male arctic ground squirrels Ecology. 82: 1930-1946.  1
2001 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Sinclair ARE. What drives the 10-year cycle of snowshoe hares? Bioscience. 51: 25-35.  1
2001 Ergon T, MacKinnon JL, Stenseth NC, Boonstra R, Lambin X. Mechanisms for delayed density-dependent reproductive traits in field roles, Microtus agrestis: The importance of inherited environmental effects Oikos. 95: 185-197.  1
2000 Karels TJ, Boonstra R. Concurrent density dependence and independence in populations of arctic ground squirrels. Nature. 408: 460-3. PMID 11100725 DOI: 10.1038/35044064  1
2000 Boonstra R, McColl CJ. Contrasting stress response of male arctic ground squirrels and red squirrels. The Journal of Experimental Zoology. 286: 390-404. PMID 10684562 DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-010X(20000301)286:4<390::AID-JEZ7>3.0.CO;2-O  1
2000 Karels TJ, Byrom AE, Boonstra R, Krebs CJ. The interactive effects of food and predators on reproduction and overwinter survival of arctic ground squirrels Journal of Animal Ecology. 69: 235-247. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2656.2000.00387.x  1
2000 Byrom AE, Karels TJ, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. Experimental manipulation of predation and food supply of arctic ground squirrels in the boreal forest Canadian Journal of Zoology. 78: 1309-1319.  1
2000 Sinclair ARE, Krebs CJ, Fryxell JM, Turkington R, Boutin S, Boonstra R, Seccombe-Hett P, Lundberg P, Oksanen L. Testing hypotheses of trophic level interactions: A boreal forest ecosystem Oikos. 89: 313-328.  1
2000 Hansen TF, Boonstra R. The best in all possible worlds? A quantitative genetic study of geographic variation in the meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus Oikos. 89: 81-94.  1
2000 Hubbs AH, Karels T, Boonstra R. Indices of population size for burrowing mammals Journal of Wildlife Management. 64: 296-301.  1
1999 Karels TJ, Boonstra R. The impact of predation on burrow use by arctic ground squirrels in the boreal forest. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 266: 2117-23. PMID 10902546 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1999.0896  1
1999 Stenseth NC, Chan KS, Tong H, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Krebs CJ, Post E, O'Donoghue M, Yoccoz NG, Forchhammer MC, Hurrell JW. Common dynamic structure of canada lynx populations within three climatic regions Science (New York, N.Y.). 285: 1071-3. PMID 10446054 DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5430.1071  1
1999 Tinnikov AA, Boonstra R. Colorimetric micro-determination of free fatty acids in plasma using microplate readers. Clinica Chimica Acta; International Journal of Clinical Chemistry. 281: 159-62. PMID 10217636 DOI: 10.1016/S0009-8981(98)00216-2  1
1999 Ben-David M, McColl CJ, Boonstra R, Karels TJ. 15N signatures do not reflect body condition in Arctic ground squirrels Canadian Journal of Zoology. 77: 1373-1378.  1
1999 McColl CJ, Boonstra R. Physiological effects of three inhalant anesthetics on Arctic ground squirrels Wildlife Society Bulletin. 27: 946-951.  1
1998 Stenseth NC, Falck W, Chan KS, Bjørnstad ON, O'Donoghue M, Tong H, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Krebs CJ, Yoccoz NG. From patterns to processes: phase and density dependencies in the Canadian lynx cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 95: 15430-5. PMID 9860985 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.95.26.15430  1
1998 Boonstra R, Tinnikov AA. Increased corticosteroid binding capacity of plasma albumin but not of corticosteroid-binding globulin caused by ACTH-induced changes in free fatty acid concentrations in snowshoe hares and rabbits. The Journal of Endocrinology. 156: 205-12. PMID 9496250 DOI: 10.1677/joe.0.1560205  1
1998 Hubbs AH, Boonstra R. Effects of food and predators on the home-range sizes of Arctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus parryii) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 76: 592-596.  1
1998 Turkington R, John E, Krebs CJ, Dale MRT, Nams VO, Boonstra R, Boutin S, Martin K, Sinclair ARE, Smith JNM. The effects of NPK fertilization for nine years on boreal forest vegetation in northwestern Canada Journal of Vegetation Science. 9: 333-346.  1
1998 Boonstra R, Hik D, Singleton GR, Tlnnikov A. The impact of predator-induced stress on the snowshoe hare cycle Ecological Monographs. 68: 371-394.  1
1998 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ, Stenseth NC. Population cycles in small mammals: The problem of explaining the low phase Ecology. 79: 1479-1488.  1
1997 Hubbs AH, Boonstra R. Population limitation in Arctic ground squirrels: Effects of food and predation Journal of Animal Ecology. 66: 527-541.  1
1997 Boonstra R, Hochachka WM. Maternal effects and additive genetic inheritance in the collared lemming Dicrostonyx groenlandicus Evolutionary Ecology. 11: 169-182.  1
1996 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ, Kenney A. Why lemmings have indoor plumbing in summer Canadian Journal of Zoology. 74: 1947-1949.  1
1995 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Kenney AJ. Population dynamics of the collared lemming and the tundra vole at Pearce Point, Northwest Territories, Canada. Oecologia. 103: 481-489. PMID 28306997 DOI: 10.1007/BF00328687  1
1995 Krebs CJ, Boutin S, Boonstra R, Sinclair AR, Smith JN, Dale MR, Martin K, Turkington R. Impact of food and predation on the snowshoe hare cycle. Science (New York, N.Y.). 269: 1112-5. PMID 17755536 DOI: 10.1126/science.269.5227.1112  1
1995 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Kenney AJ. Population dynamics of the collared lemming and the tundra vole at Pearce Point, Northwest Territories, Canada Oecologia. 103: 481-489. DOI: 10.1007/BF00328687  1
1995 Boutin S, Krebs CJ, Boonstra R, Dale MR, Hannon SJ, Martin K, Sinclair AR, Smith JN, Turkington R, Blower M. Population changes of the vertebrate community during a snowshoe hare cycle in Canada's boreal forest Oikos. 74: 69-80.  1
1995 Krebs CJ, Chitty D, Singleton G, Boonstra R. Can changes in social behaviour help to explain house mouse plagues in Australia? Oikos. 73: 429-434.  1
1995 Rohner C, Smith JN, Stroman J, Joyce M, Doyle FI, Boonstra R. Northern hawk-owls in the nearctic boreal forest: Prey selection and population consequences of multiple prey cycles Condor. 97: 208-220.  1
1994 Boonstra R, Hochachka WM, Pavone L. HETEROZYGOSITY, AGGRESSION, AND POPULATION FLUCTUATIONS IN MEADOW VOLES (MICROTUS PENNSYLVANICUS). Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 48: 1350-1363. PMID 28564464 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1994.tb05318.x  0.52
1994 Boonstra R. Population cycles in microtines: The senescence hypothesis Evolutionary Ecology. 8: 196-219. DOI: 10.1007/BF01238250  1
1994 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ, Boutin S, Eadie JM. Finding mammals using far-infared thermal imaging Journal of Mammalogy. 75: 1063-1068.  1
1994 Boonstra R, Hochachka WM, Pavone L. Heterozygosity, aggression, and population flucutations in meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) Evolution. 48: 1350-1363.  1
1994 Boonstra R, Redhead TD. Population dynamics of an outbreak population of house mice (Mus domesticus) in the irrigated rice-growing area of Australia Wildlife Research. 21: 583-598.  1
1993 Sinclair AR, Gosline JM, Holdsworth G, Krebs CJ, Boutin S, Smith JN, Boonstra R, Dale M. Can the solar cycle and climate synchronize the snowshoe hare cycle in Canada? Evidence from tree rings and ice cores. The American Naturalist. 141: 173-98. PMID 19426078 DOI: 10.1086/285468  1
1993 Boonstra R, Singleton GR. Population declines in the snowshoe hare and the role of stress. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 91: 126-43. PMID 8405899 DOI: 10.1006/gcen.1993.1113  1
1993 Boonstra R, Xia X, Pavone L. Mating system of the meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus Behavioral Ecology. 4: 83-89. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/4.1.83  1
1993 Boonstra R, Gilbert BS, Krebs CJ. Mating systems and sexual dimorphism in mass in microtines Journal of Mammalogy. 74: 224-229.  1
1992 Xia X, Boonstra R. Measuring temporal variability of population density: a critique. The American Naturalist. 140: 883-92. PMID 19426047 DOI: 10.1086/285446  1
1992 Mihok S, Boonstra R. Breeding performance in captivity of meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) from decline- and increase-phase populations Canadian Journal of Zoology. 70: 1561-1566.  1
1992 Boonstra R, Boag PT. Spring declines in Microtus pennsylvanicus and the role of steroid hormones Journal of Animal Ecology. 61: 339-352.  1
1990 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ, Kanter M. Arctic ground squirrel predation on collared lemmings Canadian Journal of Zoology. 68: 757-760.  1
1989 Galloway M, Boonstra R. Response of the eastern chipmunk, Tamias striatus, to sex ratio manipulations Oikos. 55: 3-10.  1
1989 Boonstra R. Life history variation in maturation in fluctuating meadow vole populations (Microtus pennsylvanicus) Oikos. 54: 265-274.  1
1988 Boonstra R, Hogg I. Friends and strangers: a test of the Charnov-Finerty Hypothesis Oecologia. 77: 95-100. DOI: 10.1007/BF00380931  1
1988 Rodd FH, Boonstra R. Effects of adult meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus, on young conspecifics in field populations Journal of Animal Ecology. 57: 755-770.  1
1988 Smith JNM, Krebs CJ, Sinclair ARE, Boonstra R. Population biology of snowshoe hares. II. Interactions with winter food plants Journal of Animal Ecology. 57: 269-286.  1
1988 Boonstra R, Craine ITM. Similarity of residence times among Microtus littermates: importance of sex and maturation Ecology. 69: 1290-1293.  1
1987 Boonstra R, Krebs CJ, Gaines MS, Johnson ML, Craine ITM. Natal philopatry and breeding systems in voles ( Microtus spp.) Journal of Animal Ecology. 56: 655-673.  1
1987 Boonstra R, Boag PT. A test of the Chitty hypothesis: inheritance of life-history traits in meadow voles Microtus pennsylvanicus Evolution. 41: 929-947.  1
1987 Krebs CJ, Gilbert BS, Boutin S, Boonstra R. Estimation of snowshoe hare population density from turd transects Canadian Journal of Zoology. 65: 565-567.  1
1986 Craine IT, Boonstra R. Myiasis by Wohlfahrtia vigil in nestling Microtus pennsylvanicus. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 22: 587-9. PMID 3332292  1
1986 Boonstra R, Hoyle JA. Rarity and coexistence of a small hibernator, Zapus hudsonius, with fluctuating populations of Microtus pennsylvanicus in the grasslands of southern Ontario Journal of Animal Ecology. 55: 773-784.  1
1986 Krebs CJ, Sinclair ARE, Boonstra R, Smith JNM. A photographic technique for estimating browse growth and use Wildlife Society Bulletin. 14: 286-288.  1
1985 Pavone LV, Boonstra R. The effects of toe clipping on the survival of the meadow vole ( Microtus pennsylvanicus) Canadian Journal of Zoology. 63: 499-501.  1
1985 Boonstra R. Demography of Microtus pennsylvanicus in southern Ontario: enumeration versus Jolly-Seber estimation compared Canadian Journal of Zoology. 63: 1174-1180.  1
1984 Boonstra R. Aggressive behavior of adult meadow voles (Microtus pennsylvanicus) towards young Oecologia. 62: 126-131. DOI: 10.1007/BF00377385  1
1984 Boonstra R, Rodd FH. Efficiency of pitfalls versus live traps in enumeration of populations of Microtus pennsylvanicus Canadian Journal of Zoology. 62: 758-765.  1
1984 Rodd FH, Boonstra R. The spring decline in the meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus: the effect of density Canadian Journal of Zoology. 62: 1464-1473.  1
1984 Krebs CJ, Boonstra R. Trappability estimates for mark-recapture data Canadian Journal of Zoology. 62: 2440-2444.  1
1984 Boonstra R, Sinclair ARE. Distribution and habitat use of caribou, Rangifer tarandus caribou, and moose, Alces alces andersoni, in the Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness area, British Columbia Canadian Field-Naturalist. 98: 12-21.  1
1983 Boonstra R, Rodd FH. Regulation of breeding density in Microtus pennsylvanicus Journal of Animal Ecology. 52: 757-780.  1
1982 Mihok S, Boonstra R, Rodd FH, Schwartz B. Response of Microtus pennsylvanicus to multiple-capture traps Canadian Journal of Zoology. 60: 2965-2967.  1
1980 Boonstra R. Infanticide in microtines: Importance in natural populations Oecologia. 46: 262-265. DOI: 10.1007/BF00540135  1
1977 Boonstra R. Effect of the parasite Wohlfahrtia vigil on Microtus townsendii populations. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 55: 1057-60. PMID 328122  1
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