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All Theses and Dissertations

 
 
 

 

 

i) Master's Theses:

 

Bartlett, C. M., 1979. The filarioid nematodes (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) of the crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos Brehm) in southern Ontario. Master’s Thesis, University of Guelph. 155 pp. APM Reprint # 3099.

 

Bonduriansky, R., 1996. Effects of body size on mate choice and fecundity in the antler fly (Protopiophila litigata; Diptera: Piophilidae). M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph.

 

Brooks, R. J., 1966. Song as a factor in intraspecific individual recognition in the white-throated sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis (Gmelin). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 113 pp. APM Reprint # 5082.

 

Brown, G. P., 1992. Thermal and spatial ecology of a northern population of snapping turtles, Chelydra serpentina. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 98 pp. APM Reprint # 5212.


Carney, J. P., 1991. Phylogenetic analysis of Alloglossidium (Simer, 1929) (Digenea: Macroderoididae) with discussion of the role of heterochrony on life cycle truncation. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 146 pp. APM Reprint # 4880.


Daniels, B. A., 1975. On the biology of Actinobdella inquiannulata (Hirudinea: Glossiphonidae) parasitic on Catostomus spp. in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, University of Toronto. 118 pp. APM Reprint # 2679.

 

Do, R. 2011. The Influence of Bait and Water Provisions on Shrew Mortality Rates Associated with Small Mammal Live-Trapping. MSc thesis University of Guelph, Guelph, ON


Donkor, N. T., 1993. Influence of beaver foraging and edaphic factors on the woody plant community structure in lowland boreal forest. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 68 pp. APM Reprint # 5520.


Doucet, C. M., 1991. Factors influencing forage preference by beaver (Castor canadensis, Kuhl). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 69 pp. APM Reprint # 5521.

 

Edge, C. 2009. The Blanding’s turtles of Algonquin Park. M.Sc. thesis, Laurentian University.


Edmond, A. G., 1952. The relationship between black fly activity and meteorological conditions (Simuliidae: Diptera). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 91 pp.


Enright, L., 1998. Effects of selection logging on amphibian diversity and abundance in shade-tolerant hardwood forests of Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 111 pp.


Falk, K. 2010 Spatial patterns of nesting by neotropical migratory birds M.Sc thesis, Trent University. Peterborough, ON.


Featherstone, J. D., 1966. Effects of food supply on the utilized territory of the ovenbird, Seiurus aurocapillus. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 44 pp. APM Reprint # 5638.


Fehringer, G. M., 1988. Relationships between food and population dynamics of deermice (Peromyscus maniculatus gracilis) in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 91 pp. APM Reprint # 1034.


Francis, G., 1959. Ecological studies of marten (Martes americana) in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, University of British Columbia.


Galbraith, D. A., 1986. Age estimates, survival, growth, and maturity of female Chelydra serpentina (Linnaeus) in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 134 pp. APM Reprint # 4041.


Gauthier, D. A., 1979. Small mammals and vegetation on selected burned and logged areas in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, University of Waterloo. 220 pp. APM Reprint # 3104.

 

Geleynse, Daniel. Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) Habitat Selection and Demography between Logged and Unlogged Forests of Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada. MSc. Thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON.


Gibson, G. G., 1957. Beaver colonies in southern Algonquin Park with particular reference to the available food. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 84 pp. APM Reprint # 2391.


Gillespie, P. S., 1977. Summer activities, home range and habitat use of beaver. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 150 pp. APM Reprint # 208.


Gooderham, K. 2010. Impacts of macroparasites on the fitness of North American red squirrels M.Sc. thesis, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON.


Gowen, D. E., 1983. The myxosporean parasites of six species of fish (Cyprinidae) from Lake Sasajewun, Algonquin Park, Canada. Master’s Thesis, University of Toronto, 445 pp. APM Reprint # 3380.


Gruia-Gray, J., 1986. Studies on an intraerythrocytic icosahedral cytoplasmic deoxyribovirus of frogs from Algonquin Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 114 pp. APM Reprint # 4212.


Hall, A. M., 1971. Ecology of beaver and selection of prey by wolves in central Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 116 pp. APM Reprint # 1428.


Hall, S. 2009. The effects of population density on circulating testosterone and dawn chorus behaviour in White Throated Sparrows. M.Sc. thesis, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON


Henderson, M. A., 1981. Some aspects of the population dynamics of the lace bug, Corythucha pallipes (Hemiptera: Tingidae) on white birch trees in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, University of Waterloo, 222 pp. APM Reprint # 2175.


Hepburn, R. L., 1959. Effects of snow cover on mobility and local distribution of deer in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 54 pp. APM Reprint # 1415.


Ip, H. S., 1983. An ultrastructural study of the tegument and associated structures in Cotylogaster occidentalis (Trematoda: Aspidogastrea). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 143 pp. APM Reprint # 3381.


Kim, B., 1998. The life history and host specificity of Hepatozoon clamatae Apicomplexa: Adeleorina), and ITS-1 nucleotide sequence variation of species of Hepatozoon of certain frogs and mosquitoes from Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 43 pp.


Lainevool, M., 1966. Some aspects of territorial behaviour in the white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis (Gmelin). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 97 pp. APM Reprint # 5080.


Leblanc, J. P. 2010. Nesting among slash: the demographic and behavioural response of the Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla) to single-tree selection in a mature continuous hardwood landscape. M.Sc. thesis, Trent University. Peterborough, ON

 

LeGros, David.  Occupy the logging road: Amphibian demography, phenology and response to mitigation in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario. MSc. Thesis. Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON.


Leshyk, R. 2011. Stress-response of Ovenbirds to group-selection logging in forest stands. M.Sc. thesis, Trent University. Peterborough, ON


Lochead, J., 1999. The effects of body size, kinship, prior residency and food availability on aggression and contest outcomes of hatchling snapping turtles, Chelydra serpentina. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph.


Lowther, J. K., 1960. Some aspects of the breeding biology of the white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis (Gmelin). I. The nesting cycle. II. The nesting habitat. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 48 pp. APM Reprint # 5095.


MacDonald, C. J., 1997. Reproductive success, mating strategies, and long-term population trends in the bullfrog. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph.


Maley, G. J., 1976. Anemia and serum protein changes associated with Leucocytozoon simodi infection. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 150 pp. APM Reprint # 2778.

 

Mancuso, Kristen. The effect of logging on sapwell tree selection by the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Algonquin Provincial Park. MSc. Thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON.


Maycock, P. F., 1955. The phytosociology of an upland conifer community in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, University of Wisconsin.


McCoy, K. D., 1997. Prevalence of Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in gastropod populations: ecological and behavioural factors affecting transmission. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, 104 pp.


McLaren, M. A., 1973. Vocalizations of the boreal chickadee (Parus hudsonicus, Forster) and their social context. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 94 pp. APM Reprint # 2374.


Moser, W. E., 1993. Morphological, histochemical, and ultrastructural characterization of the salivary glands and proboscis of Placobdella ornata, Placobdella parasitica, and Desserobdella picta (Rhyhchobdelliba: Glossiphoniidae). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 95 pp. APM Reprint # 5375.

 

Nicholls, E. 2011. The effects of pollinators and sex ratios on the evolution of life-history traits in Aralia nudicaulis, Wild Sarsaparilla. MSc thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON


Novak, M., 1967. An analysis of some aspects of the pellet-group count used in censusing white-tailed deer (Odocoilues virginianus) Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 34 pp.


Obbard, M. E., 1977. A radio-telemetry and tagging study of activity in the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 76 pp. APM Reprint # 2881.


Oliver, D. G., 1981. The spatial distribution of singing effort in ovenbirds, Seiurus aurocapillus (Aves: Parulidae). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 62 pp. APM Reprint # 2212.


Pascuzzo, M. C., 1976. Fecundity, ovarian development, and physiological age in adult black flies (Simuliidae) with some observations on vertical distribution. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, McMaster University, 251 pp. APM Reprint # 2776.


Paterson, W. B., 1975. The biology of Haemogregarina balli n. sp. (Sporozoa, Haemogregarinidae), a parasite of the common snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina L. in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 67 pp. APM Reprint # 2583.


Patterson, L. 2009. Correlates of male reproductive success in the eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus). M.Sc. thesis, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON

 

Proctor, E.  2011. The Response of Insect Pollinators and Understory Plants to Group Selection Tree Harvesting in Algonquin Provincial Park. MSc thesis. Trent University, Peterborough, ON

 

Riley, Julia. The Importance of Nest Environment for Turtle Conservation, Hatchling Overwintering Strategy, and Fitness. MSc. Thesis. Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON


Ryckman, A. K., 1975. The development of Leucocytozoon simodi (Mathis and Leger) in the domestic and Canada goose. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 153 pp. APM Reprint # 2585.


Salim, K. Y., 1999. Descriptions and phylogenetic systematics of Myxobolus spp. from cyprinids in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 63 pp.


Schulte-Hostedde, A. I., 1997. Interspecific interaction and habitat distribution of small mammals in Algonquin Park. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 84 pp.

 

Schutten, K. 2011. The Influence of Site Factors on A. Saccharum Growth Response to Climatic Variability in Algonquin Park MSc thesis. University of Guelph. Guelph, ON


Schwartzkopf, L., 1984. The effect of temperature on sex determination and nest site selection in painted turtles, Chrysemys picta (Gray, 1844). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 82 pp. APM Reprint # 3656.


Siddall, M. E., 1991. The life history, ultrastructure, and epizootiology of Haemogregarina balli (Apicomplexa: Adeleina: Haemogregarinidae) and phylogenetic implications. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 117 pp. APM Reprint # 5103.


Smith, A. B. T., 1997. Changes in the bird communities of four forest habitats in Algonquin Park, Ontario from 1952-53 to 1995-96. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 120 pp.


Stenger, J., 1957. Territorial behaviour in the ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus) with special reference to the role of food in the extent of the territory. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 124 pp. APM Reprint # 5085.

 

Stewart, Francis. Plasticity of Maternal Care and Seasonal Manipulation of Masculinity in Peromyscus maniculatus. MSc. Thesis. University of Guelph, Guelph, ON


Stuart, A. E., 1995. Behavioural characters in phylogenetics: A case study using black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) cocoon spinning behaviour. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Brock University. 125 pp.


Theberge, J. B., Undated. Howling as a means of communication in timber wolves (Canis lupus). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 80 pp. APM Reprint # 5081.


Voigt, D. R., 1973. Summer food habits and movements of wolves, (Canis lupus) in central Ontario. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 76 pp. APM Reprint # 2569.


Walker, R. E., 1964. An experimental investigation of habitat selection by woodland mice. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 113 pp. APM Reprint # 2582.


Wallace, G. E., 1992. Delayed plumage maturation and plumage variability in the ruby-crowned kinglet (Regulus calendula, L.). Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, 98 pp. APM Reprint # 5086.


Walton, R. A., 1994. Predation risk, energy-maximization, and distance-dependent foraging by beavers. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 55 pp. APM Reprint # 5519.


Whillans-Browning, K. V., 1986. Reproduction and parental care in the polymorphic white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 108 pp. APM Reprint # 4042.


Wong, T. C. S., 1975. An ultrastructural study of the sporogonic development of Leucocytozoon dubreuili (Mathis and Leger) (Class: Sporozoa, Haemosporina) in the simuliid vectors. Master’s Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 81 pp. APM Reprint # 2584.

 

 


ii) Doctoral Theses:

 

Abbott, K. 2009. Predation in pollination systems. Ph.D. thesis, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON


Barta, J. R., 1988. The life histories, ultrastructure, epizootiology and evolutionary relationships of members of the family Dactylosomatidae (Apicomplexa: Eucoccidiida: Adeleina). Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto. 147 pp. APM Reprint # 916.


Davies, D. M., 1949. The ecology and life history of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae), in Ontario with a description of new species. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto.


Falls, J. B., 1953. Activity and local distribution of deer mice in relation to certain environmental factors. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto 221 pp. APM Reprint # 5527.


Galbraith, D. A., 1991. Studies of mating systems in wood turtles (Clemmys insculpta) and snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) using DNA fingerprinting. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Biology, Queen's University.


Gruia-Gray, J., 1991. Epizootiology, cytopathology and replication of frog erythrocytic virus. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 80 pp. APM Reprint # 5105.


Jones, J. G., 1987. Use of space by male white-throated sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 314 pp. APM Reprint # 1171.


Kopachena, J. G., 1992. Behavioural correlates of plumage polymorphism and post-fledgling parental care in the white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 244 pp. APM Reprint # 5106.


Lowther, J. K., 1962. Colour and behavioural polymorphism in the white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis (Gmelin). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 97 pp. APM Reprint # 524.


Martin, D. S., 1993. The biology, life history, ultrastructure and taxonomic affinities of the haemoflagellate Trypanosoma fallisi (Zoomastigophorea: Kinetoplastida) in Bufo americanus from Algonquin Park, Ontario. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 147 pp. APM Reprint # 5376.


Martin, N. D., 1956. An analysis of bird populations in relation to plant succession in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Illinois, 379 pp. APM Reprint # 5646.


McLaren, P. L., 1975. Habitat selection and resources utilization in four species of wood warblers (Aves: Parulidae). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 168 pp. APM Reprint # 2685.


Obbard, M. E., 1983. Population ecology of the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina, in northcentral Ontario. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Guelph. 184 pp. APM Reprint # 3667.

 

Hughes, E. 2011 The effect of sex ratio on male reproductive success in painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) PhD thesis University of Guelph. Guelph. ON


Rossignol, P. A., 1978. Studies on the bionomics, behaviour, sensory apparatus and larval head capsule of Eucorethra underwoodi Underwood (Diptera: Chaoboridae). Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 147 pp. APM Reprint # 2978.


Smith, B. P., 1983. Water mite parasitism of mosquitoes. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 172 pp. APM Reprint # 3331.


Stefanski, R. A. 1969. A study of distress calls of song, swamp and white-throated sparrows. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 137 pp. APM Reprint # 5526.


Stuart, A. E. 1999. The utility of behaviour in macroevolutionary studies: analyses of caddisfly (Trichoptera) case building behaviour. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 268 pp.


Sutcliffe, J. F. 1978. Feeding behaviour in Simulium venustum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Sensory aspects and mouthparts mechanics. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto. 198 pp. APM Reprint # 3017.


Thorneycroft, H. B., 1968. A cytogenetic study of the white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis (Gmelin). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 64 pp. APM Reprint # 5525.


Tozer, D. 2010. Quality of selection-logged and unlogged forests for breeding Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers. Ph.D. thesis, Trent University, Peterborough, ON


Vasiliauskas, S. A. 1995. Interpretation of age-structure gaps in Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) populations of Algonquin Park. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Biology, Queen’s University. 170 pp. APM Reprint # 5553.


Wong, T. C. S., 1979. An ultrastructural study on the development of Leucocytozoon dubreuili (Apicomplexa: Haemosporina) in its avian host, the American robin (Turdus migratorius). Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 199 pp. APM Reprint # 3254.


Xiao, C., 1999. The biology and systematics of myxozoan parasites of fish and oligochaetes from Lake Sasajewun, Algonquin Park, Ontario. September 1994 - January 1999. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto.

 

Zach, R., 1976. Foraging behaviour of the ovenbird in a patchy environment. Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, 269 pp. APM Reprint # 2862.

 

 

 

 

 
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