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Williamson M, Wilson GT, Hartnett DC. Controls on bud activation and tiller initiation in C3 and C4 tallgrass prairie grasses: the role of light and nitrogen. Botany. 2012;90:1221 -1228. doi:10.1139/b2012-091.
Frank DA, Pontes AW, McFarlane KJ. Controls on Soil Organic Carbon Stocks and Turnover Among North American Ecosystems. Ecosystems. 2012;15(4):604 - 615. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9534-2.
Hartnett DC, Ott JP, Sebes K, Ditlhogo M. Coping with herbivory at the juvenile stage: Responses to defoliation and browsing in the African savanna tree Colophospermum mopane. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 2012;28:161 -169. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266467412000028 .
McNew LB, Gregory AJ, Wisely SM, Sandercock BK. Demography of Greater Prairie-Chickens: regional variation in vital rates, sensitivity values, and population dynamics. Journal of Wildlife Management. 2012;76:987 -1000. doi:10.1002/jwmg.369.
Chang CC. Dimensions of diversity and their direct and indirect effects on tallgrass prairie ecosystem functioning. 2012;PhD Dissertation:1 -165. Available at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1039554547.
Jaffé R, Yamashita Y, Maie N, et al. Dissolved organic matter in headwater streams: compositional variability across climatic regions of North America. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2012;94:95 -108. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.06.031.
Carter DL, Vanderweide B, Blair JM. Drought-mediated stem and belowground bud dynamics in restored grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science. 2012;15:470 -478. doi:10.1111/j.1654-109X.2012.01200.x.
Sousa BF. Ecology of mating patterns and sexual selection in dickcissels breeding in managed prairie. 2012;PhD Dissertation:1 -166. Available at: http://uknowledge.uky.edu/biology_etds/17/.
Hartman JC, Nippert JB, Springer CJ. Ecotypic responses of switchgrass to altered precipitation. Functional Plant Biology. 2012;39:126 -136. doi:10.1071/FP11229.
Brozostek ER, Blair JM, Dukes JS, et al. The effect of experimental warming and precipitation change on proteolytic enzyme activity: positive feedbacks to nitrogen availability are not universal. Global Change Biology. 2012;18:2617 -2625. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02685.x.
Tsypin M, Macpherson GL. The effect of precipitation events on inorganic carbon in soil and shallow groundwater, Konza Prairie LTER Site, NE Kansas, USA. Applied Geochemistry. 2012;27:2356 -2369. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.07.008.
Collins SL, Calabrese LB. Effects of fire, grazing and topographic variation on vegetation structure in tallgrass prairie. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2012;23:563 -575. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01369.x.
Gibson DJ, Alstadt AJ, Baer SG, Geisler M. Effects of foundation species genotypic diversity on subordinate species richness in an assembling community. Oikos. 2012;121:496 -507. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19447.x.
McNew LB, Prebyl TJ, Sandercock BK. Effects of rangeland management on the site occupancy dynamics of prairie-chickens in a protected prairie preserve. Journal of Wildlife Management. 2012;76:38 -47. doi:10.1002/jwmg.237.
Riley AJ, Dodds WK. The expansion of woody riparian vegetation, and subsequent stream restoration, influences the metabolism of prairie streams. Freshwater Biology. 2012;57:1138 -1150. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02778.x.
Craine JM, Wolkovich EM, Towne EG, Kembel SW. Flowering phenology as a functional trait in a tallgrass prairie. New Phytologist. 2012;193:673 -682. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03953.x.
Avolio ML. Genetic diversity of Andropogon gerardii: Impacts of altered precipitation patterns on a dominant species. 2012;PhD Dissertation:1 -258. Available at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1272028956.
Ocheltree TW. Growth and survival during drought: The link between hydraulic architecture and drought tolerance in grasses. 2012;PhD Dissertation:1 -1117. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13803.
Rivers JW, Young S, Gonzalez EG, Horton B, Lock J, Fleisher RC. High levels of relatedness between Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) nestmates in a heavily parasitized host community. The Auk. 2012;129:623 -631. doi:10.1525/auk.2012.11236.
Carter DL, Blair JM. High richness and dense seeding enhance grassland restoration establishment, but have little effect on drought response. Ecological Applications. 2012;22:1308 -1319. doi:10.1890/11-1970.1.
Ott JP, Hartnett DC. Higher-order bud production increases tillering capacity in the perennial caespitose grass Scribner's Panicum (Dichanthelium oligosanthes). Botany. 2012;90:884 -890. doi:10.1139/b2012-043.
Kaufman GA, Kaufman DM. Hispid pocket mice in tallgrass prairie: abundance, seasonal activity, habitat association, and individual attributes. Western North American Naturalist. 2012;72:377 -392. doi:10.3398/064.072.0312.
Gough L, Gross KL, Cleland EE, et al. Incorporating clonal growth form clarifies the role of plant height in response to nitrogen addition. Oecologia. 2012;169:1053 -1062. doi:10.1007/s00442-012-2264-5.
O'Keefe K. Influences of local adaptation and genome size on Panicum virgatum (switchgrass) responses to variable precipitation timing. 2012;MS Thesis.
Behmer ST, Joern A. Insect herbivore outbreaks views through a physiological framework: insights from Orthoptera. In: Barbosa P, Letourneau D, Agrawaal A Insect Outbreaks Revisited. Insect Outbreaks Revisited. Academic Press, San Diego; 2012. Available at: http://behmerlab.tamu.edu/Resources/Behmer%20%26%20Joern%20(IOR-2012).pdf.
Dalgleish HJ, Ott JP, Setshogo M, Muzilla M, Hartnett DC. Interspecific variation in bud banks and flowering effort among semi-arid African savanna grasses. South African Journal of Botany. 2012;83:127 -133. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2012.08.010.
Chang CC, Smith MD. Invasion of an intact plant community: the role of population vs. community level diversity. Oecologia. 2012;168:1091 -1102. doi:10.1007/s00442-011-2157-z.
Woods TM, Jonas JL, Ferguson CJ. The invasive Lespedeza cuneata attracts more insect pollinators than native congeners in tallgrass prairie with variable impacts. Biological Invasions. 2012;14:1045 -1059. doi:10.1007/s10530-011-0138-0.
Wilson GT, Hickman KR, Williamson MM. Invasive warm-season grasses reduce mycorrhizal root colonization and biomass production of native prairie grasses. Mycorrhiza. 2012;22:327 -336. doi:10.1007/s00572-011-0407-x.
Nukala LA. An iPhone application of Konza Prairie LTER. 2012;MS Thesis:1 -47. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/13960.
Robertson GP, Collins SL, Foster DR, et al. Long-term ecological research in a human-dominated world. BioScience. 2012;62:342 -353. doi:10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.6.
Peters DPC, Laney CM, Lugo AE, et al. Long-term trends in ecological systems: a basis for understanding responses to global change. USDA Agriculture Research Service Publication, Technical Bulletin 1931. Washington, D.C. 2012.
Hamel S, Craine JM, Towne EG. Maternal allocation and offspring characteristics in Bison. Ecological Applications. 2012;22:1628 -1639. doi:10.1890/11-2181.1.
Avolio ML, Beaulieu J, Lo E, Smith MD. Measuring genetic diversity in ecological studies. Plant Ecology. 2012;213:1105 -1115. doi:10.1007/s11258-012-0069-6.
Killian PD. Mechanisms driving woody encroachment in the tallgrass prairie: an analysis of fire behavior and physiological integration. 2012;MS Thesis:1 -72. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14197.
Kaufman GA, Matlack RS, Kaufman DW, Higgins JJ. Multiple factors limit use of local sites by Elliot's short-tailed shrews (Blarina hylophaga) in tallgrass prairie. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 2012;90:210 -221. doi:10.1139/z11-128.
Tomeo NJ. A mycorrhizal community is unresponsive to simulated future precipitation variability. 2012;MS Thesis.
Knapp AK, Smith MD, Hobbie SE, et al. Past, present, and future roles of long-term experiments in the LTER Network. Bioscience. 2012;62:377 -389. doi:10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.9.
Nepal MP, Ferguson CJ. Phylogenetics of Morus (Moraceae) inferred from ITS and trnL-trnF sequence data. Systematic Botany. 2012;37:442 -450. doi:https://doi.org/10.1600/036364412X635485.
Bach EM, Baer SG, Six J. Plant and soil responses to high and low diversity grassland restoration practices. Environmental Management. 2012;49:412 -424. doi:10.1007/s00267-011-9787-0.
Laws A, Joern A. Predator-prey interactions in a grassland food chain vary with temperature and food quality. Oikos. 2012;122:977 -986. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20419.x.
Reinhart KO, Wilson GT, Rinella MJ. Predicting plant responses to mycorrhizae: integrating evolutionary history and plant traits. Ecology Letters. 2012;15:689 -695. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01786.x.
Carter DL, Blair JM. Recovery of native plant community characteristics on a chronosequence of restored prairies seeded into pastures in West-Central Iowa. Restoration Ecology. 2012;20:170 -179. doi:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00760.x.
Goad RK. Response of regional sources of tallgrass prairie species to variation in climate and soil microbial communities. 2012;MS Thesis. Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/922/.
Petrie MD, Brunsell N. The role of precipitation variability on the ecohydrology of grasslands. Ecohydrology. 2012;5:337 -345. doi:10.1002/eco.224.
Craine JM, Wolkovich EM, Towne EG. The roles of shifting and filtering in generating community-level flowering phenology. Ecography. 2012;35:1033 -1038. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07625.x.
Nippert JB, Wieme RA, Ocheltree TW, Craine JM. Root characteristics of C-4 grasses limit reliance on deep soil water in tallgrass prairie. Plant and Soil. 2012;355:385 -394. doi:10.1007/s11104-011-1112-4.
Carter DL, Blair JM. Seed source affects establishment and survival for three grassland species sown into reciprocal common gardens. Ecosphere. 2012;3:102 -. doi:10.1890/ES12-00223.1.
Hsu JS, Powell J, Adler P. Sensitivity of mean annual primary production to precipitation. Global Change Biology. 2012;18:2246 -2255. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02687.x.
Mandyam KG, Fox C, Jumpponen A. Septate endophyte colonization and host responses of grasses and forbs native to a tallgrass prairie. Mycorrhiza. 2012;22:109 -119. doi:10.1007/s00572-011-0386-y.