DIXON, Philip
University Professor

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Curriculum Vitae

2121 Snedecor , 515-294-2142
3405 Agronomy


Ecological and environmental statistics, methods of trend analysis, censored data and spatial statistics.


PhD, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1986
MS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1984
BS, University of California at Berkeley, 1978

Recent Publications:

  • Westerrnan, P.R., Dixon, P.M., and Liebman, M. (2009), 'Burial rates of surrogate seeds in arable fields.', Weed Research. Vol. 49, Pages 142-152.
  • Huang, N., Hauck, C., Yum, M.Y., Rizshsky, L., Widrlechner, M.P., McCoy, J.A., Murphy, P.A., Dixon, P.M., Nikolau, B.J., and Birt, D.F (2009), 'Rosmarinic Acid in Prunella vulgaris Ethanol Extract Inhibits Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Prostaglandin E2 and Nitric Oxide in RAW 264.7 Mouse Macrophages', Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 57, Pages 10579-10589.
  • Johnson, K.D., O'Neal, M.E., Ragsdale, D.W., Difonzo, C.D., Swinton, S.M., Dixon, P.M., Potter, B.D., Hodgson, E.W., and Costamagna, A.C (2009), 'Probability of Cost-Effective Management of Soybean Aphid (Hemipptera: Aphididae) in North America', Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 102, Pages 2101-2108.
  • Widrlechner, M.P., Thompson, J.R., Kapler, E.J., Kordecki, K., Dixon, P.M., and Gates, G (2009), 'A test of four models to predict the risk of naturalization of non-native woody plants in the Chicago region', Journal of Environmental Horticulture Vol. 27, Pages 241-250.
  • Perry, J.N., ter Braak, C.J.F., Dixon, P.M., Duan, J.J., Hails, R.S., Huesken, A., Lavielle, M., Marvier, M., Scardi, M., Schmidt, K., Tothmeresz, B., Schaarschmidt, F., and van der Voet, H (2009), 'Statistical aspects of environmental risk assessment of GM plants for effects on non-target organisms', Environmental Biosafety Research Vol. 8, Pages 65-78.