Publications

Published

  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Beatty WS, Olson ZH, Fike JA and Rhodes OE Jr (2016) Genetic co-structuring in host-parasite systems: Empirical data from raccoons (Procyon lotor) and raccoon ticks (Ixodes texanus). Ecosphere, 7: e01269.
  • Sarkissian CA, Campbell SK, Dharmarajan G, Jacquot J, Page KL and Graham DH (2015) Microgeographic population genetic structure of Baylisascaris procyonis (Nematoda: Ascaroidae) in Western Michigan indicates the Grand River is a barrier to gene flow. Journal of Parasitology, 101: 671-676.
  • Dharmarajan G (2015) Inbreeding in stochastic subdivided mating systems: The genetic consequences of host spatial structure, aggregated transmission dynamics and life history characteristics in parasite populations. Journal of Genetics, 94: 43-53.
  • Beasley JC, Dharmarajan G, and Rhodes OE Jr. (2015) Melding kin structure and demography to elucidate source and sink habitats in fragmented landscapes. Ecosphere, 6: 1-30.
  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Fike JA and Rhodes OE Jr (2014) The effects of landscape, demographic and behavioral factors on kin-structure: Testing ecological predictions in a mesopredator with high dispersal capability. Animal Conservation, 17: 235-234.
  • Tan CG, Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Rhodes OE Jr, Moore GE, Wu CC, Lin TL (2014) Neglected leptospirosis in raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Indiana, USA. Veterinary Quarterly, 34: 1-10.
  • Beasley JC, Olson ZH, Beatty WS, Dharmarajan G and Rhodes OE Jr (2013) Effects of culling on mesopredator population dynamics. PlosOne, 8: e58982.
  • Dharmarajan G, Beatty WS and Rhodes OE Jr (2013) Heterozygote deficits caused by a Wahlund effect: dispelling unfounded expectations. Journal of Wildlife Management, 77: 226–234.
  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Fike JA, Raizman EA, Wu CC, Pogranichniy RM and Rhodes OE Jr (2012) Effects of kin-structure on disease dynamics in raccoons (Procyon lotor) inhabiting a fragmented landscape. Basic and Applied Ecology, 13: 560-567.
  • Beatty WS, Beasley JC, Dharmarajan G and Rhodes OE Jr. (2012) Genetic structure of Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) inhabiting a fragmented agricultural ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 90: 101-109.
  • Beasley JC, Olson ZH, Dharmarajan G, Eagan TS and Rhodes OE Jr (2011) Spatio-temporal variation in the demographic attributes of a generalist mesopredator. Landscape Ecology, 26: 937-950.
  • MacNeil JE, Dharmarajan G and Williams RN (2011) A code generator for use of Visible Implant Elastomers. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, 6: 260-265.
  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC and Rhodes OE Jr (2011) Heterozygote deficiencies in parasite component populations: An evaluation of interrelated hypotheses in the raccoon tick, Ixodes texanusHeredity, 106: 253-260.
  • Dharmarajan G and Rhodes OE Jr (2011) Evaluating levels of PCR efficiency and genotyping error in DNA extracted from engorged and non-engorged female ticks. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 25: 109-112.
  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC and Rhodes OE Jr (2010) Spatial and temporal factors affecting parasite genotypes encountered by hosts: Empirical data from American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) parasitizing a wildlife host. International Journal for Parasitology, 7: 787-795
  • Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Fike JA, Rhodes OE Jr (2009) Population genetic structure of raccoons (Procyon lotor) inhabiting a highly fragmented landscape. Canadian Journal of Zoology87: 814-824.
  • Dharmarajan G, Fike JA, Beasley JC, Rhodes OE Jr (2009) Development and characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis). Molecular Ecology Resources, 9: 131-133.
  • Dharmarajan G, Fike JA, Beasley JC, Rhodes OE Jr (2009) Development and characterization of 14 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the raccoon tick (Ixodes texanus). Molecular Ecology Resources9: 296-298.
  • Raizman EA, Dharmarajan G, Beasley JC, Wu CC, Pogranichniy RM and Rhodes OE Jr (2009) Serologic survey for selected infectious diseases in raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Indiana, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45: 531-536.
  • Anderson SJ, Fike JA, Dharmarajan G, Rhodes OE Jr (2007) Characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite loci for eastern chipmunks (Tamias striatus). Molecular Ecology Notes, 7: 513-515.
  • Barr KR, Dharmarajan G, Rhodes OE Jr, Lance RL, Leberg PL (2007) Novel microsatellite loci for the study of the black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapillus). Molecular Ecology Notes, 7: 1067-1069.
  • Fike JA, Drauch AM, Beasley JC, Dharmarajan G, Rhodes OE Jr (2007) Development of 14 multiplexed microsatellite loci for raccoons Procyon lotorMolecular Ecology Notes, 7: 525-527.
  • Latch EK, Dharmarajan G, Glaubitz JC, Rhodes OE Jr (2006) Relative performance of Bayesian clustering software for inferring population substructure and individual assignment at low levels of population differentiation.Conservation Genetics, 7: 295-302.
  • Beheler AS, Fike JA, Dharmarajan G, Rhodes OE Jr, Serfass TL (2005) Ten new polymorphic microsatellite loci for North American river otters (Lontra canadensis) and their utility in related mustelids. Molecular Ecology Notes, 5: 602-604.
  • Dharmarajan G, Raman M, John MC (2005) Effect of season on helminth loads of wild herbivores and cattle in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, southern India. Zoos’ Print Journal, 20: 1766-1769.
  • Dharmarajan G, Raman M, John MC (2004) Are worms affected by host ecology? A perspective from Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, southern India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 101: 399-402.
  • Dharmarajan G, Raman M, John MC (2003) Effect of cattle and habitat on helminth community structure of chital.Indian Veterinary Journal, 80: 984-987.
  • Dharmarajan G, Raman M, John MC (2003) The effects of cattle grazing and habitat on helminth loads of chital (Axis axis) in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, southern India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 100: 58-64.
  • Nambi AP, Jayathangaraj MG, Thirunavakarasu PS, Raman M, Dharmarajan G (1989) Strongyloidosis in a bonnet macaque (Macaca radiata)- A case report. Indian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 13: 64-65.

In Progress

  • Gupta P, Vijayan RR, Ramakrishnan U and Dharmarajan G (IN PREP.) Ecological and evolutionary, not landscape, factors impact avian malaria risk in a tropical sky-island bird community.
  • Dharmarajan G, Dieter K and Lehmann T (IN PREP.) Are mosquitoes in disease “hot-spots” more efficient vectors? Insights on spatial variation in disease resistance and tolerance in a natural vector-parasite system.

Other

  • Sukumar R, Venkatraman A, Cheeran J, Mujumdar PP, Baskaran N, Dharmarajan G, Roy M, Madhivanan A, Suresh HS, Narendran K (2003) A study of elephants in Buxa Tiger Reserve and adjoining areas of Northern West Bengal and preparation of a conservation action plan. Submitted to West Bengal Forest Department
  • Dharmarajan G. Editorial: The good earth, Part I. The Statesman, July 16, 2001.
  • Dharmarajan G. Editorial: The good earth, Part II. The Statesman, July 17, 2001.
  • Dharmarajan G. Wildlife health: are we missing the forest for the trees? Sanctuary, October, 2001.
  • Dharmarajan G. Jazz and Conservation. Rock Street Journal, November 2001.

Last updated: August 1, 2012.