Janet Gehring

Associate Professor

Olin Hall 109
(309) 677-3017
jgehring@bradley.edu

Ph.D., Environmental, Population and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado
M.A., Biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Teaching

Ecology and Evolution (BIO 112), Plants and People (BIO303), Plant Diversity (BIO 324), Reproduction and Identification of Flowering Plants (BIO 334), Conservation Biology (BIO 450), Plant Ecology (BIO 463)

Scholarship

Delph, L. F., F. M. Frey, J. C. Steven, and J. L. Gehring. 2005. Investigating the independent evolution of the size of floral parts via G-matrix estimation and artificial selection. Evolution and Development 6: 438-448.
Delph, L. F., J. L. Gehring, F. M. Frey, A. M. Arntz, and M. Levri. 2004. Genetic constraints on floral evolution in a sexually dimorphic plant revealed by artificial selection. Evolution 58: 1936-1946.
Delph, L. F., J. L. Gehring, A. M. Arntz, M. Levri, and F. M. Frey. 2005. Genetic correlations with floral display lead to sexual dimorphism in the cost of reproduction. American Naturalist 166: S31-S41.
Gehring, J. L., and L. F. Delph. 2006. Effects of reduced source-sink ratio on the cost of reproduction in females of Silene latifolia. International Journal of Plant Sciences 167: 843-851.
Gehring, J. L., J. Scoby, M. Parsons, and L. F. Delph. 2004. Whole-plant investment in nectar is greater for males than pollinated females in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia. Evolutionary Ecology Research 6: 1237-1252.
  • Delph, L. F., F. M. Frey, J. C. Steven, and J. L. Gehring. 2005. Investigating the independent evolution of the size of floral parts via G-matrix estimation and artificial selection. Evolution and Development 6: 438-448.
  • Delph, L. F., J. L. Gehring, F. M. Frey, A. M. Arntz, and M. Levri. 2004. Genetic constraints on floral evolution in a sexually dimorphic plant revealed by artificial selection. Evolution 58: 1936-1946.
  • Delph, L. F., J. L. Gehring, A. M. Arntz, M. Levri, and F. M. Frey. 2005. Genetic correlations with floral display lead to sexual dimorphism in the cost of reproduction. American Naturalist 166: S31-S41.
  • Gehring, J. L., and L. F. Delph. 2006. Effects of reduced source-sink ratio on the cost of reproduction in females of Silene latifolia. International Journal of Plant Sciences 167: 843-851.
  • Gehring, J. L., J. Scoby, M. Parsons, and L. F. Delph. 2004. Whole-plant investment in nectar is greater for males than pollinated females in the dioecious plant Silene latifolia. Evolutionary Ecology Research 6: 1237-1252.

Service

National Lab Day, University Assessment Committee, Departmental Library Liaison, Mentor in the Botanical Society of America’s Planting Science (an educational-outreach program)