Invited Commentaries, Popular Articles, Interviews and Book Reviews

2013

  1. Raguso, R.A. 2013. Book review: “Chemical Biology of the Tropics: An Interdisciplinary Approach”. Ed. by Jorge M. Vivanco and Tiffany Weir. Quarterly Review of Biology 88: 239.
  2. Raguso, R.A. 2013. Commentary: small molecules mediate bacterial farming by social amoebae.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 110: 14512-14513.
  3. Parachnowitsch, A.L., R.C.F. Burdon, R.A. Raguso, A. Kessler. 2013. Natural selection on floral volatile production in Penstemon digitalis: Highlighting the role of linalool. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8: 1-4.

2012

  1. Raguso, R.A. 2012. New Synthesis: Exploring the chemical links in ecological food webs. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 441.

2011

  1. Raguso, R.A., W. Boland, T. Hartmann, J.A. Pickett. 2011. Editorial: Special Issue, Plant-insect interactions. Phytochemistry 72: 1495-1496.
  2. Raguso, R.A. 2011. For love of Eisner. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37:546–547.
  3. Raguso, R.A. 2011. Floral volatiles. Pp. 99-101, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology.
  4. Raguso, R.A. 2011. Book review: “Multiplicity in unity”, by C.M. Herrera. Quarterly Review of Biology 86: 146-147.

2010

  1. Schiestl, F.P., S.D. Johnson, R.A. Raguso. 2010. Floral evolution as a figment of the imagination of pollinators. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 382.

2009

  1. Majetic, C.J., R.A. Raguso, T.-L. Ashman. 2009. Sources of floral scent variation: can environment define floral scent phenotype? Plant Signaling & Behavior 4:129-131.
  2. Raguso, R.A. 2009. Special feature: Floral scent in a whole-plant context: moving beyond pollinator attraction. Functional Ecology 23: 837-840.

2008

  1. Raguso, R.A. 2008. Wake up and smell the roses: the ecology and evolution of floral scent. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 39: 549-569.
  2. Raguso, R.A. 2008. Start making scents: the challenge of integrating chemistry into pollination ecology. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 128: 196-207.
  3. Raguso, R.A. 2008. Perspective: The “invisible hand” of floral chemistry. Science 321: 1163-1164.

2007

  1. “Cycad plants “woo” insects with heat, odor”, by Sara Goudarzi, National Geographic News, 4 October 2007, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/10/071004-cycad-sex.html

2006

  1. Ollerton, J., R.A. Raguso. 2006. The sweet stench of decay. New Phytologist 172: 382-385.
  2. “Nectar, the first soft drink”, by Susan Milius, Science News, vol. 169, p. 298, 13 May 2006 http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20060513/bob10.asp

2005

  1. Save the flowers”, by Ivan Amato, Science News, vol. 168, p. 202, 24 Sept. 2005 http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20050924/bob10.asp

2004

  1. “Sex & the garden”, by Sharman Apt Russell, On Earth, Winter 2004, pp. 26-29

2003

  1. “Outside agitators alter wasp behavior”, by Elizabeth Pennisi, Science 302: p. 372, 17 Oct. 2003
  2. “Life imitating death”, by Katie Greene, Science NOW 13 Nov. 2003, http://sciencenow.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2003/1113/3

2002

  1. “Making scents of flowers”, by Susan Milius, Science News vol. 162, pp. 56-58, 27 July 2002 http://www.sciencenews.org/20020727/bob9ref.asp
  2. “Primroses, sphinx moths meet at the dunes”, by Alice Crockett, Idaho Falls Post Register, p. D7, 3 May 2002

2001

  1. “what we don’t know”, pp. 149-158 in “anatomy of a rose”, by Sharman Apt Russell, Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA.

2000

  1. “Aroma therapy”, by Jonathan Knight, New Scientist, pp. 30-34, 12 Feb. 2000

1999

  1. “Morning edition”, interview with Ivan Amato, National Public Radio, 9 July 1999 http://www.npr.org/ramfiles/me/19990709.me.14.ram
  2. Raguso, R.A., M. A. Willis. 1999. Moths. In: Phillips, S., ed., “A Naturalist’s Guide to the Sonoran Desert”, S. Phillips, ed., Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Univ. of California Press,pp. 333-340.

1998

  1. “Night blooming garden for moths”, by Claire Hagen Dole, Butterfly Gardeners’ Quarterly, Number 17, Summer 1998

1997

  1. “Jewels on the wing”, program #807, “The Desert Speaks”, KUAT-Tucson, AZ, 1997