Konza LTER Publications

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Tiemann L. Soil microbial community carbon and nitrogen dynamics with altered precipitation regimes and substrate availability. 2011;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/7689.
Craine JM, Gelderman TM. Soil moisture controls on temperature sensitivity of soil organic carbon decomposition for a mesic grassland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 2011;43:455 -457. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.10.011.
Bach EM, Baer SG, Meyer CK, Six J. Soil texture affects soil microbial and structural recovery during grassland restoration. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2011;42:2182 -2191. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.08.014.
Klug PE, Fill J, With KA. Spatial ecology of eastern yellow-bellied Racer (Coluber constrictor flaviventris) and Great Plains rat snake (Pantherophis emoryi) in a contiguous tallgrass-prairie landscape. Herpetologica. 2011;67:428 -439. doi:10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-10-00076.1.
Unterseher M, Dorman CF, Jumpponen A, et al. Species abundance distributions and richness estimations in fungal metagenomics – lessons learned from community ecology. Molecular Ecology. 2011;20:275 -285. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04948.x.
Augustine JK, Millspaugh JJ, Sandercock BK. Testosterone mediates mating success in Greater Prairie-Chickens. Studies in Avian Biology. 2011;39:195 -208.
Helton AM, Poole GC, Meyer JL, et al. Thinking outside the channel: modeling nitrogen cycling in networked river ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2011;9:229 -238. doi:10.1890/080211.
Kaufman GA, Kaufman DM, Kaufman DW. Treated versus new traps: does chronic application of disinfectant to live traps reduce trappability of rodents?. Southwestern Naturalist. 2011;56:224 -230. doi:10.1894/F12-RTS-12.1.
Brunsell N, Ham JM, Arnold KA. Validating remotely sensed land surface fluxes in heterogeneous terrain with large aperture scintillometry. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 2011;32:6295 -6314. doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.508058.
McMillan BR, Pfeiffer KA, Kaufman DW. Vegetation responses to an animal-generated disturbance (bison wallows) in tallgrass prairie. American Midland Naturalist. 2011;165:60 -73. doi:10.1674/0003-0031-165.1.60.
Barger NN, Archer SR, Campbell JL, Huang C, Morton JA, Knapp AK. Woody plant proliferation in North American drylands: A synthesis of impacts on ecosystem carbon balance. Journal of Geophysical Research. 2011;116. doi:10.1029/2010JG001506.
Baer SG, Heneghan L, Eviner V. Applying soil ecological knowledge to restore ecosystem services. In: Wall D Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; 2012:377 -393. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575923.003.0032.
Miller RM, Wilson GT, Johnson NC. Arbuscular Mycorrhizae and Grassland Ecosystems. In: Southwood D Biocomplexity of Plant-Fungal Interactions. Biocomplexity of Plant-Fungal Interactions. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell; 2012:59 -85. doi:10.1002/9781118314364.ch3.
West R. Bud bank demography: Density of native grass meristems as a predictor of rangeland invasibility. 2012;PhD Dissertations. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/6850.
Ocheltree TW, Nippert JB, Prasad PVV. Changes in stomatal conductance along grass blades reflect changes in leaf structure. Plant Cell and Environment. 2012;35:1040 -1049. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02470.x.
Singer CL, Bello NM, Snyder BA. Characterizing prevalence and ecological impact of non-native terrestrial isopods (Isopoda, Oniscidea) in tallgrass prairie. Crustaceana. 2012;85:1499 -1511. doi:10.1163/15685403-00003126.
Petrie MD, Brunsell N, Nippert JB. Climate change alters growing season flux dynamics in mesic grasslands. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 2012;107:427 -440. doi:10.1007/s00704-011-0484-y.
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB. Comment on "Global Resilience of Tropical Forest and Savanna to Critical Transitions". Science. 2012;336:541 -. doi:10.1126/science.1219346.
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.
Craine JM, Towne EG, Ocheltree TW, Nippert JB. Community traitscape of foliar nitrogen isotopes reveals N availabiity patterns in a tallgrass prairie. Plant and Soil. 2012;356:395 -403. doi:10.1007/s11104-012-1141-7.
Jaeckle WB, Kiefer M, Childs B, Harper RG, Rivers JW, Peer BD. Comparison of eggshell porosity and estimated gas flux between the brown-headed cowbird and two common hosts. Journal of Avian Biology. 2012;43:486 -490. doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2012.05705.x.
Ott JP, Hartnett DC. Contrasting bud bank dynamics of two co-occurring grasses in tallgrass prairie: implications for grassland dynamics. Plant Ecology. 2012;213:1437 -1448. doi:10.1007/s11258-012-0102-9.
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.