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Towne EG, Knapp AK. Biomass and density responses in tallgrass prairie legumes to annual fire and topographic position. American Journal of Botany. 1996;83:175 -179. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2445935.
Owensby CE, Ham JM, Knapp AK, Auen LM. Biomass production and species composition change in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem after long-term exposure to elevated atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology. 1999;5:497 -506. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2486.1999.00245.x.
Owensby CE, Coyne PI, Ham JM, Auen LM, Knapp AK. Biomass production in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem exposed to ambient and elevated CO2. Ecological Applications. 1993;3:644 -653. doi:10.2307/1942097.
McCarron JK, Knapp AK. C3 shrub expansion in a C4 grassland: positive post-fire responses in resources and shoot growth. American Journal of Botany. 2003;90:1496 -1501. doi:10.3732/ajb.90.10.1496.
McCarron JK, Knapp AK. C3 woody plant expansion in a C4 grassland: are grasses and shrubs functionally distinct?. American Journal of Botany. 2001;88:1818 -1823. Available at: http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/88/10/1818.
Gilliam FS, Seastedt TR, Knapp AK. Canopy rainfall interception and throughfall in burned and unburned tallgrass prairie. The Southwestern Naturalist. 1987;32:267 -271. doi:10.2307/3671570.
Fay PA, Carlisle JD, Danner BT, et al. Carbon and water relations of juvenile Quercus species in tallgrass prairie. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2001;12:807 -816. doi:10.2307/3236868.
Knapp AK, Hoover DL, Wilcox KR, et al. Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: Implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:2624 -2633. doi:10.1111/gcb.12888.
Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Smith MD. Community stability does not preclude ecosystem sensitivity to chronic resource alteration. Functional Ecology. 2012;26:1231 -1233. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02053.x.
Bakker C, Blair JM, Knapp AK. A comparative assessment of potential mechanisms influencing plant species richness in grazed grasslands. Oecologia. 2003;137:385 -391. doi:10.1007/s00442-003-1360-y.
Turner CT, Kneisler JR, Knapp AK. Comparative gas exchange and nitrogen responses of the dominant C4 grass, Andropogon gerardii, and five C3 forbs to fire and topographic position in tallgrass prairie during a wet year. International Journal of Plant Science. 1995;156:216 -226. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2474960.
Bragg WK, Knapp AK, Briggs JM. Comparative water relations of seedling and adult Quercus species during gallery forest expansion in tallgrass prairie. Forest Ecology and Management. 1993;56:29 -41. doi:10.1016/0378-1127(93)90101-R.
Silletti AM, Knapp AK, Blair JM. Competition and coexistence in grassland co-dominants: responses to neighbor removal and resource availability. Canadian Journal of Botany. 2004;82:450 -460. doi:10.1139/b04-016.
Knapp AK, Beier C, Briske DD, et al. Consequences of more extreme precipitation regimes for terrestrial ecosystems. BioScience. 2008;58:811 -821. doi:10.1641/B580908.
Seastedt TR, Knapp AK. Consequences of non-equilibrium resource availability across multiple time scales: the transient maxima hypothesis. American Naturalist. 1993;141:621 -633. Available at: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2462753.
Lett MS, Knapp AK. Consequences of shrub expansion in mesic grassland: resource alterations and graminoid responses. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2003;14:487 -496. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.2003.tb02175.x.
Heisler-White JL, Blair JM, Kelly EF, Harmoney K, Knapp AK. Contingent productivity responses to more extreme rainfall regimes across a grassland biome. Global Change Biology. 2009;15:2894 -2904. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01961.x.
Wilcox KR, Von Fischer JC, Muscha JM, Petersen MK, Knapp AK. Contrasting above- and belowground sensitivity of three Great Plains grasslands to altered rainfall regimes. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:335 -344. doi:10.1111/gcb.12673.
Buis GM, Blair JM, Burkepile DE, et al. Controls of aboveground net primary production in mesic savanna grasslands: an inter-hemispheric comparison. Ecosystems. 2009;12:982 -995. doi:10.1007/s10021-009-9273-1.
Huxman TE, Smith MD, Fay PA, et al. Convergence across biomes to a common rain-use efficiency. Nature. 2004;429:651 -654. doi:10.1038/nature02561.
Knapp AK, Burns CE, Fynn RWS, Kirkman KP, Morris CD, Smith MD. Convergence and contingency in production-precipitation relationships in North American and South African C4 grasslands. Oecologia. 2006;149:456 -464. doi:10.1007/s00442-006-0468-2.
Fraser LH, Henry HA, Carlyle CN, et al. Coordinated distributed experiments: an emerging tool for testing global hypotheses in ecology and environmental science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2013;11:147 -155. doi:10.1890/110279.
Tepedino VJ, Knapp AK, Eickwort GC, Ferguson DC. Death Camas (Zigadenus nuttallii) in Kansas: pollen collectors and a florivore. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 1989;62:411 -412.
Swemmer AM, Knapp AK. Defoliation synchronizes above-ground growth of co-occurring C4 grass species. Ecology. 2008;89:2860 -2867. doi:10.1890/07-1434.1.
Su H, Briggs JM, Knapp AK, Blair JM, Krummel JR. Detecting spatial and temporal patterns of aboveground production in a tallgrass prairie using remotely-sensed data. 1996:2361 -2365. doi:10.1109/IGARSS.1996.516987.
Briggs JM, Knapp AK. Determinants of C3 forb growth and production in a C4 dominated grassland. Plant Ecology. 2001;152:93 -100. doi:10.1023/A:1011400101014.
Knapp AK, Conard SL, Blair JM. Determinants of soil CO2 flux from a sub-humid grassland: Effect of fire and fire history. Ecological Applications. 1998;8:760 -770. doi:10.1890/1051-0761(1998)008[0760:DOSCFF]2.0.CO;2.
Knapp AK, Seastedt TR. Detritus accumulation limits productivity of tallgrass prairie. BioScience. 1986;36:662 -668. doi:http://www.jstor.org/stable/1310387.
Hutchinson SL, Koelliker JK, Knapp AK. Development of water usage coefficients for the fully-watered tallgrass prairie. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 2008;51:153 -159.
Shi Z, Thomey ML, Mowll M, et al. Differential effects of extreme drought on production and respiration: Synthesis and modeling analysis. Biogeosciences. 2014;11:621 -633. doi:10.5194/bg-11-621-2014.
Knapp AK, Carroll CJW, Denton EM, La Pierre KJ, Collins SL, Smith MD. Differential sensitivity to regional-scale drought in six central US grasslands. Oecologia. 2015;177:949 -957. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3233-6.
Heisler JL, Briggs JM, Knapp AK, Blair JM, Seery A. Direct and indirect effects of fire on shrub density and aboveground productivity in a mesic grassland. Ecology. 2004;85:2245 -2257. doi:10.1890/03-0574.
Wilcox KR, Blair JM, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Does ecosystem sensitivity to precipitation at the site-level conform to regional-scale predictions?. Ecology. 2016;97:561-568. doi:10.1890/15-1437.1.
Smith MD, Wilcox J, Kelly T, Knapp AK. Dominance not diversity determines invasibility of tallgrass prairie. Oikos. 2004;106:253 -262. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.13057.x.
Smith MD, Knapp AK. Dominant species maintain ecosystem function with non-random species loss. Ecology Letters. 2003;6:509 -517. doi:10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00454.x.
Hamerlynck EP, Knapp AK. Early season cuticular conductance and gas exchange in two oaks near the western edge of their range. Trees. 1996;10:403 -409. doi:10.1007/BF02185644.
Knapp AK. Early season production and microclimate associated with topography in a C4 dominated grassland. Oecologia Plant. 1985;6:337 -346.
Travers SE, Smith MD, Bai J, et al. Ecological genomics: making the leap from model systems in the lab to native populations in the field. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2007;5:19 -24. doi:10.1890/1540-9295(2007)5[19:EGMTLF]2.0.CO;2.
Nippert JB, Fay PA, Carlisle JD, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Ecophysiological responses of two dominant grasses to altered temperature and precipitation regimes. Acta Oecologia. 2009;35:400 -408. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2009.01.010.
Knapp AK. Ecophysiology of Zigadenus nuttallii , a toxic spring ephemeral in a warm season grassland: effect of defoliation and fire. Oecologia. 1986;71:69 -74. doi:10.1007/BF00377323.
Briggs JM, Knapp AK, Blair JM, et al. An ecosystem in transition: causes and consequences of the conversion of mesic grassland to shrubland. BioScience. 2005;55:243 -254. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2005)055[0243:AEITCA]2.0.CO;2.
Blair JM, Collins SL, Knapp AK. Ecosystems as functional units in nature. Natural Resources and Environment. 2000;14:150 -155.
Knapp AK, Cocke M, Hamerlynck EP, Owensby CE. Effect of elevated C02 on stomatal density and distribution in a C4 grass and a C3 forb under field conditions. Annals of Botany. 1994;74:595 -599. doi:10.1006/anbo.1994.1159.
Knapp AK. Effect of fire and drought on the ecophysiology of Andropogon gerardii and Panicum virgatum in a tallgrass prairie. Ecology. 1985;66:1309 -1320. doi:10.2307/1939184.
Knapp AK. Effect of fire in tallgrass prairie on seed production of Vernonia baldwinii Torr. (Compositae). The Southwestern Naturalist. 1984;29:242 -243.
Johnson SR, Knapp AK. The effect of fire on gas exchange and aboveground production in Spartina pectinata wetlands. Wetlands. 1993;13:299 -303. doi:10.1007/BF03161296.
Knapp AK, Fahnestock JT, Owensby CE. Elevated CO2 alters dynamic stomatal responses to sunlight in a C4 grass. Plant Cell and Environment. 1994;17:189 -195. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.1994.tb00282.x.
Knapp AK, Bargman N, Maragni LA, et al. Elevated CO2 and leaf longevity in the C4 grassland dominant Andropogon gerardii. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 1999;160:1057 -1061. doi:10.1086/314202.
Briggs JM, Knapp AK. Estimating aboveground biomass in tallgrass prairie with the harvest method: determining proper sample size using jackknifing and Monte Carlo simulations. The Southwestern Naturalist. 1991;36:1 -6. doi:10.2307/3672110.
Knapp AK, Abrams MD, Hulbert LC. An evaluation of beta attenuation for estimating aboveground biomass in a tallgrass prairie. Journal of Range Management. 1985;38:556 -558. doi:10.2307/3899752.

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