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Selected Publications

Book: Chemical Signals in Vertebrates, vol. 9. Ed. by Anna Marchlewska-Koj, John J. Lepri, and Dietland Müller-Schwarze. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum. 2001. 482 pp.

Müller-Schwarze, D., H. Brashear, R. Kinnel, K.A. Hintz, A. Lioubomirov, and C. Skibo 2001. Food processing by animals: Do beavers leach tree bark to improve palatability? Journal of Chemical Ecology 27:1001-1028.

Johnston, R.E., D. Muller-Schwarze and P. Sorensen, eds. 1999. Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates. Vol. 8 New York: Plenum.

Muller-Schwarze, D. 1999. Signal Specialization and Evolution in Mammals. In: Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (Johnston, R.E., D. Muller-Schwarze and P. Sorensen, eds.), Vol. 8. New York: Plenum.

Sun, L. and D. Muller-Schwarze 1999. Chemical Signals in the Beaver: "One species two secretions, many functions?" In: Advances in Chemical Signals in Vertebrates (Johnston, R.E., D. Muller-Schwarze and P. Sorensen, eds.), Vol. 8. New York: Plenum.

Muller-Schwarze, D. and B.A. Schulte 1999 (In press). Beahvioral and ecological characteristics of a "climax" beaver population. In: Beaver Protection, Management, and Utilization in Europe and North America (P.E. Busher and and R.M. Dziecidowski, eds.). Plenum, New York.

Schulte, B.A. and D. Muller-Schwarze 1999 (In press). Understanding North American beaver behavior as an aid to management. As above.

D. Muller-Schwarze. 1999 (In press). Proactive Strategies for Resolving Conflicts. In: Living with Beaver: Non-Lethal Conflict Resolution, ed. by J. Hadidian. The Humane Society of the United States.

Sun, L. and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1998. Beaver responses to recurrent alien scents: Scent fence or scent match? Animal Behavior 55:1529-1536

Sun, L. and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1998. Anal gland secretion codes for family membership in the beaver. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 44:199-208.

Sun, L. and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1997. Sibling recognition in the beaver: A field test for phenotype matching. Animal Behavior 54:493-502.

D. Muller-Schwarze. 1996. Proactive management: Avoiding conflict by knowing beaver behavior. Pp. 153-172 in Living with Wildlife Report,ed. by A.N. Rowan and J.C. Weer. Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy, North Grafton, Massachusetts.

Tang, R., F.X. Webster and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1995. Neutral compounds from male castoreum of the North American beaver, Castor canadensis. J. Chem. Ecol. 21, 1745-1762.

Schulte, B.A. and D. Muller-Schwarze, R. Tang, and R. X. Webster. 1995. Beaver (Castor canadensis) responses to major phenolic and neutral compounds in castoreum. J. Chem. Ecol. 21, 3063-3081.

Engelhart, A. and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1995. Responses of beaver (Castor canadensis) to predator chemicals. J. Chem. Ecol. 21, 1349-1364.

Schulte, B.A., D. Muller-Scwarze, R. Tang, and F.X. Webster. 1995. Bioactivity of beaver castoreum using principal component analysis. J. Chem. Ecol. 21, 941-957.

Muller-Schwarze, D., B.A. Schulte, L. Sun, A. Muller-Schwarze, and C. Muller-Schwarze. 1994. Red maple (Acer rubrum) inhibits feeding by beaver (Castor canadensis). J. Chem. Ecol. 20, 2021-2034.

Tang, R., F.X. Webster, and D. Muller-Schwarze. 1993. Phenolic compounds from male castoreum of the North American beaver (Castor canadensis). J. Chem. Ecol. 19, 1491-1500.

Book: D. Muller-Schwarze and L. Sun: The Beaver : Natural History of a Wetlands Engineer. Cornell University Press, 2003.