Konza LTER Publications

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Wen H, Sullivan PL, Macpherson GL, Li L. Effects of vegetation rooting characteristics on carbonate weathering and critical zone evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. In Press.
Tooley EG, Nippert JB, Bachle S, Keen RM. Intra-canopy leaf trait variation facilitates high leaf area index and compensatory growth in a clonal woody-encroaching shrub. Tree Physiology. In Press. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpac078.
Hawkins JH, Zeglin LH. Microbial dispersal, including bison dung vectored dispersal, increases soil microbial diversity in a grassland ecosystem. Frontiers in Microbiology. In Press. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2022.825193.
Rastetter EB, Kwiakowski BL, Kicklighter DW, et al. N and P constrain C in ecosystems under climate change: role of nutrient redistribution, accumulation, and stoichiometry. Ecological Applications. In Press.
Ruffing CM, Veach AM, Schechner A, Rüegg J, Trentman MT, Dodds WK. Prairie stream metabolism recovery varies based on antecedent hydrology across a stream network after a bank‐full flood. Limnology and Oceanography. In Press. doi:10.1002/lno.12182.
Dea HI, Urban A, Kazarina A, et al. Precipitation, Not Land Use, Primarily Determines the Composition of Both Plant and Phyllosphere Fungal Communities. Frontiers in Fungal Biology. In Press. doi:10.3389/ffunb.2022.805225.
Johnson LC, Galliart MB, Alsdurf JD, et al. Reciprocal transplant gardens as gold standard to detect local adaptation in grassland species: New opportunities moving into the 21st century. Journal of Ecology. In Press. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13695.
Ratajczak Z, Collins SL, Nippert JB, et al. Reintroducing bison results in long running and resilient increases in grassland diversity. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. In Press.
Slette IJ, Hoover DL, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Repeated extreme droughts decrease root production, but not the potential for post‐drought recovery of root production, in a mesic grassland. Oikos. In Press. doi:10.1111/oik.08899.
Ren H, Zhang Y, Gui W, et al. What drives grassland ecosystem multifunctionality: Grazing pressure or plant community parameters?. Functional Ecology. In Press.
2022
Hedden SC, Gido KB. Age-specific patterns of occurrence, density, and growth of two cyprinid fishes in headwater prairie streams. Southwestern Naturalist. 2022;65(3-4):205-215 . doi:10.1894/0038-4909-65.3-4.205.
Dodds WK, Wichman G, Guinnip JP, Corman JR, Blair JM. Assessing transport and retention of nitrate and other materials through the riparian zone and stream channel with simulated precipitation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2022;13(3):757 - 766. doi:10.1111/mee3.v13.310.1111/2041-210X.13791.
Rudgers JA, Fox S, Porras-Alfaro A, et al. Biogeography of root-associated fungi in foundation grasses of North American plains. Biogeography. 2022;49(1):22-37. doi:10.1111/jbi.14260.
Nippert JB, Keen RM, Bachle S, Wedel ER, Groskinsky B. Climate change in grassland ecosystems: current impacts and potential actions for a sustainable future. In: CLIMATE ACTIONS - LOCAL APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS. 1st ed. CLIMATE ACTIONS - LOCAL APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS. CRC; 2022:36.
Broderick CM. Climate legacies and restoration history as drivers of tallgrass prairie carbon and nitrogen cycling. Department of Biology. 2022;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/42101.
Broderick CM, Wilkins K, Smith MD, Blair JM. Climate legacies determine grassland responses to future rainfall regimes. Global Change Biology. 2022;28(8):2639-2656. doi:10.1111/gcb.16084.
Bachle S, Nippert JB. Climate variability supersedes grazing to determine the anatomy and physiology of a dominant grassland species. Oecologia. 2022;198:345–355. doi:10.1007/s00442-022-05106-x.
Vilonen L. Drought impacts on the microbiome in grasslands across the great plains: a story of legacy effects, resistance, and resilience. 2022;PhD Dissertation.
Sullivan PL, Billings SA, Hirmas D, et al. Embracing the dynamic nature of soil structure: A paradigm illuminating the role of life in critical zones of the Anthropocene. Earth-Science Reviews. 2022;225(91):103873. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2021.103873.
Kaspari M, Joern A, Welti EAR. How and why grasshopper community maturation rates are slowing on a North American tall grass prairie. Biology Letters. 2022;18(1). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2021.0510.
Keen RM, Nippert JB, Sullivan PL, et al. Impacts of riparian and non-riparian woody encroachment on tallgrass prairie ecohydrology. Ecosystems. 2022. doi:10.1007/s10021-022-00756-7.
Fernández JA, Messina CD, Salinas A, Prasad PVVara, Nippert JB, Ciampitti IA. Kernel weight contribution to yield genetic gain of maize: a global review and US case studies. Dreisigacker S. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2022;73(11):3597 - 3609. doi:10.1093/jxb/erac103.
Vilonen LL, Blair JM, Trivedi P, Zeglin LH, Smith MD. Limited legacy effects of extreme multiyear drought on carbon and nitrogen cycling in a mesic grassland. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. 2022;10(1):000093. doi:10.1525/elementa.2021.000093.
Chen Q, Wang S, Seabloom EW, et al. Nutrients and herbivores impact grassland stability across spatial scales through different pathways. Global Change Biology. 2022;28(8):2678-2688. doi:10.1111/gcb.16086.
Pau S, Nippert JB, Slapikas R, et al. Poor relationships between NEON Airborne Observation Platform data and field‐based vegetation traits at a mesic grassland. Ecology. 2022;103(2):e03590. doi:10.1002/ecy.v103.210.1002/ecy.3590.
Fernandez JA, Nippert JB, Prasad PVVara, Messina CD, Ciampitti IA. Post-silking 15N labelling reveals an enhanced nitrogen allocation to leaves in modern maize (Zea mays) genotypes. Journal of Plant Physiology. 2022;268:153577. doi:10.1016/j.jplph.2021.153577.
Franco ALC, Guan P, Cui S, et al. Precipitation effects on nematode diversity and carbon footprint across grasslands. Global Change Biology. 2022;28(6):2124-2132. doi:10.1111/gcb.16055.
Verheijen BHF, Erickson AN, Boyle WA, et al. Predation, parasitism, and drought counteract the benefits of patch-burn grazing for the reproductive success of grassland songbirds. Ornithological Applications. 2022;124:1–22. doi:10.1093/ornithapp/duab066.
O'Keefe K, Bachle S, Keen R, E. Tooley G, Nippert JB. Root traits reveal safety and efficiency differences in grasses and shrubs exposed to different fire regimes. Functional Ecology. 2022;36(2):368 - 379. doi:10.1111/fec.v36.210.1111/1365-2435.13972.
Hajek OL, Knapp AK. Shifting seasonal patterns of water availability: ecosystem responses to an unappreciated dimension of climate change. New Phytologist. 2022;233(1):119-125. doi:10.1111/nph.17728.
Meng B, Li J, Yao Y, et al. Soil N enrichment mediates carbon allocation through respiration in a dominant grass during drought. Functional Ecology. 2022;36(5):1204 - 1215. doi:10.1111/fec.v36.510.1111/1365-2435.14033.
Tooley EG. The unique canopy structure, leaf morphology, and physiology of Cornus drummondii. Department of Biology. 2022;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/42162.
2021
Bachle S. Anatomical constraints on grass physiological responses depend on water availability. Department of Biology. 2021;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/41354.
Hedden SC, Bruckerhoff LA, Gido KB. Assessing linkages between small impoundments and long-term trajectories of prairie stream fish assemblages. The American Midland Naturalist. 2021;185(2):187 - 200. doi:10.1674/0003-0031-185.2.187.
Hope AG, Gragg SF, Nippert JB, Combe FJ. Consumer roles of small mammals within fragmented native tallgrass prairie. Ecosphere. 2021;12(3):e03441. doi:10.1002/ecs2.3441.
Parker TH, Sousa B, Leu ST, et al. Cultural conformity and persistence in Dickcissel song are higher in locations in which males show high site fidelity. Ornithology. 2021;139(1):1-17. doi:10.1093/ornithology/ukab061.
Griffin-Nolan RJ, Slette IJ, Knapp AK. Deconstructing precipitation variability: rainfall event size and timing uniquely alter ecosystem dynamics. Journal of Ecology. 2021;109(9):3356-3369. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13724.
Wen H, Sullivan PL, Macpherson GL, Billings SA, Li L. Deepening roots can enhance carbonate weathering by amplifying CO2-rich recharge. Biogeosciences. 2021;18:55-75. doi:10.5194/bg-18-55-2021.
Gray JE, Komatsu KJ, Smith MD. Defining codominance in plant communities. New Phytologist. 2021;230(5):1716-1730. doi:10.1111/nph.17253.
Avolio ML, Komatsu KJ, Collins SL, et al. Determinants of community compositional change are equally affected by global change. Anderson M. Ecology Letters. 2021;24(9):1892-1904. doi:10.1111/ele.13824.
Nieland MA, Moley P, Hanschu J, Zeglin LH. Differential resilience of soil microbes and ecosystem functions following cessation of long-term fertilization. Ecosystems. 2021;24:2042–2060. doi:10.1007/s10021-021-00633-9.
Smith EB. Direct and indirect drivers of grassland bird population declines and settlement decisions over broad spatial and temporal scales. Department of Biology. 2021;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/41480.
Bruckerhoff LA, Gido KB, Estey M, Moore PJ. Disentangling effects of predators and landscape factors as drivers of stream fish community structure. Freshwater Biology. 2021;66(4):656 - 668. doi:10.1111/fwb.13668.
Bruckerhoff LA, Pennock CA, Gido KB. Do fine‐scale experiments underestimate predator consumption rates?. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2021;90(10):2391 - 2403. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.13549.
Carroll CJW, Slette IJ, Griffin-Nolan RJ, et al. Is a drought a drought in grasslands? Productivity responses to different types of drought. Oecologia. 2021.
Slette IJ, Blair JM, Fay PA, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Effects of compounded precipitation pattern intensification and drought occur belowground in a mesic grassland. Ecosystems. 2021. doi:10.1007/s10021-021-00714-9.
Lagueux D, Jumpponen A, Porras-Alfaro A, et al. Experimental drought re‐ordered assemblages of root‐associated fungi across North American grasslands. Journal of Ecology. 2021;109(2):776 - 792. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.13505.
Andrews K. Fate of CO2 in tallgrass prairie watershed underlain by merokarst bedrock, Konza Prairie, Kansas, USA. Department of Geology. 2021;MS Thesis. Available at: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/41486.
Wedel ER, Nippert JB, Hartnett DC. Fire and browsing interact to alter intra-clonal stem dynamics of an encroaching shrub in tallgrass prairie. Oecologia. 2021;196(43):1039 - 1048. doi:10.1007/s00442-021-04980-1.
Collins SL, Nippert JB, Blair JM, Briggs JM, Blackmore P, Ratajczak Z. Fire frequency, state change and hysteresis in tallgrass prairie. Ecology Letters. 2021;24(4):636-647. doi:10.1111/ele.13676.

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