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2009
An N. Estimating annual net primary productivity of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem of the Central Great Plains using AVHRR NDVI. 2009;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/5393.
McNew LB, Gregory AJ, Wisely SM, Sandercock BK. Estimating the stage of incubation for nests of Greater Prairie-chickens using egg flotation: a float curve for grousers. Grouse News. 2009;38:12 -14. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228517269_Estimating_the_stage_of_incubation_for_nests_of_Greater_Prairie-Chickens_using_egg_flotation_a_float_curve_for_grousers.
Smith MD, Knapp AK, Collins SL. A framework for assessing ecosystem dynamics in response to chronic resource alterations induced by global change. Ecology. 2009;90:3279 -3289. doi:10.1890/08-1815.1.
Gibson DJ. Grasses and Grassland Ecology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; 2009:320 -.
Macpherson GL. Groundwater CO2: Is it responding to atmospheric CO2?. 2009;II:995 -998.
Casey AE, Jones KL, Sandercock BK, Wisely SM. Heteroduplex molecules cause sexing errors in a standard molecular protocol for avian sexing. Molecular Ecology Resources. 2009;9:61 -65. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02307.x.
Woods TM, Hartnett DC, Ferguson CJ. High propagule production and reproductive fitness homeostasis contribute to the invasiveness of Lespedeza cuneata (Fabaceae). Biological Invasions. 2009;11:1913 -1927. doi:10.1007/s10530-008-9369-0.
Grace T, Joern A, Brown SJ, Apple JL, Wisely SM. Highly polymorphic microsatellites in the North American snakeweed grasshopper, Hesperotettix viridis. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 2009;18:19 -21. doi:10.1665/034.018.0111.
Roth TC, Pravosudov VV. Hippocampal volumes and neuron numbers increase along a gradient of environmental harshness: a large-scale comparison. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 2009;276:401 -405. doi:10.1098/rspb.2008.1184.
Grace T. Host associated genetic divergence and sexual isolation in the grasshopper Hesperotettix viridis (Orthoptera: Acrididae). 2009;PhD Dissertation:1 -127. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1541.
Reed HE, Blair JM, Wall D, Seastedt TR. Impacts of management legacies on litter decomposition in response to reduced precipitation in a tallgrass prairie. Applied Soil Ecology. 2009;42:79 -85. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2009.01.009.
Bowe SE. The influence of host ecology and land cover change on rabies virus epidemiology in the Flint Hills. 2009;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1819.
Johnson LT, Tank JL, Dodds WK. The influence of land use on stream biofilm nutrient limitation across eight North American ecoregions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2009;66:1081 -1094. doi:10.1139/F09-065.
Klug PE. Interactions between grassland birds and their snake predators: the potential for conservation conflicts in the tallgrass prairie. 2009;PhD dissertation:1 -126. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/2184 .
Craine JM, Spurr R, McLauchlan KK, Fierer N. Landscape-level variation in temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2009;42:373 -375. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.10.024.
Dodds WK. Laws, Theories, and Patterns in Ecology. Berkeley: University of California Press; 2009.
Worapong J, Dendy SP, Tang Z, Awl DJ, Garrett KA. Limiting temperatures for urediniospore germination are low in a systemic rust fungus of tallgrass prairie. Mycologia. 2009;101:390 -394. doi:10.3852/08-102.
Harmon ME, Silver WL, Fasth B, et al. Long-term patterns of mass loss during the decomposition of leaf and fine root litter: an intersite comparison. Global Change Biology. 2009;15:1320 -1338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01837.x.
Jumpponen A, Jones KL. Massively parallel 454-sequencing of Quercus macrocarpa phyllosphere fungal communities indicates reduced richness and diversity in urban environments. New Phytologist. 2009;184:438 -448. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02990.x.
Johnson NC, Chaudhary VB, Hoeksema JD, et al. Mysterious mycorrhizae? A field trip and classroom experiment to demystify the symbioses formed between plants and fungi. American Biology Teacher. 2009;71:424 -429. Available at: https://ecommons.luc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1002&context=ies_facpubs.
Hall, Jr. RO, Tank JL, Sobota DJ, et al. Nitrate removal in stream ecosystems measured by 15N addition experiments: Total uptake. Limnology and Oceanography. 2009;54:653 -665. doi:10.4319/lo.2009.54.3.0653.
Mulholland PJ, Hall RO, Sobota DJ, et al. Nitrate removal in stream ecosystems measured by 15N addition experiments: Denitrification. Limnology and Oceanography. 2009;54:666 -680. doi:10.4319/lo.2009.54.3.0666.
Baer SG, Engle D, Knops JMH, et al. Non-target and invasive species in rehabilitated production systems: Ecological impacts, management and future use. Environmental Management. 2009;43:189 -196.
Rivers JW. Parent-absent begging in the Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater): the role of short-term need and nestmate size. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 2009;63:707 -717. doi:10.1007/s00265-008-0704-3.
Garrett KA, Nita M, De Wolf ED, Gomez L, Sparks AH. Plant pathogens as indicators of climate change. In: Letcher T Climate and Global Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth. Climate and Global Change: Observed Impacts on Planet Earth. Elsevier; 2009:425 -437. Available at: http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNADU515.pdf.
Dragoo JW, Coan KE, Moore KA, Henke SE, Fleisher RC, Wisely SM. Polymorphic microsatellite markers for the striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis, and other mephitids. Molecular Ecology Resources. 2009;9:383 -385. doi:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02463.x.
Wilson GWT, Rice CW, Rillig MC, Springer A, Hartnett DC. Soil aggregation and carbon sequestration are tightly correlated with the abundance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: results from long-term field experiments. Ecology Letters. 2009;12:452 -461. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01303.x.
Knapp CW, Dodds WK, Wilson KC, O’Brien JM, Graham DW. Spatial heterogeneity of denitrification genes in a highly homogenous urban stream. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009;43:4273 -4279. doi:10.1021/es9001407.
Banner EBK, Stahl AJ, Dodds WK. Stream discharge and riparian land use influence in-stream concentrations and loads of phosphorus from Central Plains watersheds. Environmental Management. 2009;44:552 -565. doi:10.1007/s00267-009-9332-6.
Evans-White MA, Dodds WK, Huggins DG, Baker DS. Thresholds in macroinvertebrate biodiversity and stoichiometry across water-quality gradients in Central Plains (USA) streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 2009;28:855 -868. doi:10.1899/08-113.1.
Roth TC, Pravosudov VV. Tough times call for bigger brains. Communicative and Integrative Biology. 2009;2:1 -3. doi:10.4161/cib.2.3.8099.
Morisette JT, Richardson AD, Knapp AK, et al. Tracking the rhythm of the seasons in the face of global change: phenological research in the 21st century. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2009;7:253 -260. doi:10.1890/070217.
Middendorf G, Becerra TA, Cline D. Transition and resilience in the Kansas Flint Hills. Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy. 2009;4.3:1 -28. doi:10.4148/ojrrp.v4i3.109.
Campbell RE. Variation in benefit from arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal colonization within cultivars and non-cultivars of Andropogon gerardii and Sorghastrum nutans. 2009;MS Thesis:1 -97. Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/509/.
Wilson IE, Harrington JJ, McLauchlan KK, Martinson EJ, Hutchinson SL. The water budget, climate variability, and climate impacts assessment in Northeast Kansas. 2009;32:189 -196.
Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. The woodland vole on Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 2009;112:229 -230. doi:10.1660/062.112.0413.
2010
McNew LB. An analysis of greater prairie-chicken demography in Kansas: the effects of human land use on the population ecology of an obligate grassland species. 2010;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/4316.
Rivers JW, Loughin TM, Rothstein SI. Brown-headed cowbird nestlings influence nestmate begging, but not parental feeding, in hosts of three distinct sizes. Animal Behaviour. 2010;79:107 -116. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.10.009.
Sprinkle JW. Bud bank density regulates invasion by exotic plants. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/11244/9198.
Commerford JL. Calibrating vegetation cover and pollen assemblages in the Flint Hills of Kansas, USA. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4170.
Craine JM, Elmore AJ, Olson KC, Tolleson D. Climate change and cattle nutritional stress. Global Change Biology. 2010;16:2901 -2911. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02060.x.
Craine JM, Towne EG, Nippert JB. Climate controls on grass culm production over a quarter century in a tallgrass prairie. Ecology. 2010;91:2132 -2140. doi:10.1890/09-1242.1.
Petrie M. Climate forcings and the nonlinear dynamics of grassland ecosystems. 2010;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/6633.
Rivers JW, Jensen WE, Kosciuch KL, Rothstein SI. Community-level patterns of host use by the Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater), a generalist brood parasite. Auk. 2010;127:263 -273. doi:10.1525/auk.2009.09053.
Apple JL, Grace T, Joern A, Amand P, Wisely SM. Comparative genome scan detects host-related divergent selection in the grasshopper Hesperotettix viridis. Molecular Ecology. 2010;19:4012 -4028. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04792.x.
Murdock JM, Gido KB, Dodds WK, Bertrand KN, Whiles MR. Consumer return chronology alters recovery trajectory of stream ecosystem structure and function following drought. Ecology. 2010;91:1048 -1062. doi:10.1890/08-2168.1.
Baer SG, Meyer CK, Bach EM, Klopf RP, Six J. Contrasting ecosystem recovery on two soil textures: implications for carbon mitigation and grassland conservation. Ecosphere. 2010;1:5 -. doi:10.1890/ES10-00004.1 .
Sandel B, Goldstein LJ, Kraft NJ, et al. Contrasting trait responses in plant communities to experimental and geographic variation in precipitation. New Phytologist. 2010;188:565 -575. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03382.x.
Williamson MM. Controls on bud activation and tiller initiation in tallgrass prairie: The effect of light and nitrogen. 2010;MS Thesis:1 -52. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/11244/9577.
Yang X, Steward DR, de Langeb WJ, Lauwoa SY, Chubb RM, Bernard EA. Data model for system conceptualization in groundwater studies. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 2010;24:677 -694. doi:10.1080/13658810902967389.

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