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Academic Research Publications

  • Shepard, R.B. and G.W. Minshall. 1981. Nutritional values of lotic insect feces compared with allocthonous materials. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 90:467-488.

  • Shepard, R.B. 1982. Benthic insect colonization of introduced substrates in the Sangamon River, Illinois. Transactions, Illinois Academy of Science 75:15-27.

  • Shepard, R.B. 1982. Primary productivity and phytoplankton distribution in a small Illinois (U.S.A.) Lake. Internationale Revue der gesampten Hydrobiologie 67:555-565.

  • Shepard, R.B. and G.W. Minshall. 1984. Selection of fine-particulate foods by some stream insects under laboratory conditions, American Midland Naturalist 111:23-

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  • Shepard, R.B. 1984. The logseries distribution and Mountford’s similarity index as a basis for study of stream benthic community structure. Freshwater Biology 14:53-71.

  • Shepard, R.B. and G.W. Minshall. 1984. Role of benthic insect feces in a Rocky Mountain stream: fecal production and support of consumer growth. Holarctic Ecology 7:119-127.

  • Reynolds, T.D., R.B. Shepard, J.W. Laundre, C.L. Winter. 1987. Calibration of resistance-type moisture units in a high clay-content soil. Soil Science 144:237-241.

  • Shepard, R.B. 2016. Mathematical vs. Statistical Models. Journal of Regulatory Science 04:10-17.

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