Research Interests: Chemical ecology; CAM metabolism; plant/insect interactions.
Upper Division and Graduate Courses: Conservation of Wildlife (UD), Molecular
Biology (UD), Bioscience Methodology (UD), Physiological Ecology (G)
Graduate students: Selene Miles (with E. Bauder), Neil Kooiman (with P.Zedler)
Newman, R.M., W.C. Kerfoot, and Z. Hanscom III. 1993. Consumption of watercress
by aquatic invertebrates and its effects on their growth and survival. Ecology. (In
Newman, R.M., Z. Hanscom, and W.C. Kerfoot. 1992. The watercress glucosinolate-myrosinase
system: a feeding deterrent to caddisflies and amphipods. Oecologia. 92:1-7.
Newman, R.M., W.C. Kerfoot, and Zac Hanscom, III. 1990. Watercress and Amphipods:
Potential Chemical Defense in a Spring-Streatm Macrophyte. J. of Chem. Ecology. 16(1):245-259.
Blua, M.J., Z. Hanscom, III, and B.D. Collier. 1988. Glucocapparin variability
among four populations of Isomeris arborea Nutt. J. of Chem. Ecology 14:623-633.
Blua, M.J. and Z. Hanscom, III. 1985. Isolation and characterization of glucocapparin
in Isomeris arborea Nutt. J. of Chem. Ecology 12:1449-1458.
Guralnick, L.J., P.A. Rorabaugh, and Z. Hanscom, III. 1984. Influence of photoperiod
and leaf age on Crassulacean Acid Metabolism in Portulacaria afra (L.) Jacq.
Plant Physiol. 75:454-457.
Guralnick, L.J., P.A. Rorabaugh, and Z. Hanscom, III. 1984. Seasonal shifts of
photosynthesis in Portulacaria afra (L.) Jacq. Plant Physiol. 76:643-646.