Konza LTER Publications

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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.
Wheeler D, Darby BJ, Todd TC, Herman MA. Several grassland soil nematodes species are insensitive to RNA-mediated interference. Journal of Nematology. 2012;44:92 -101. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3593264/.
Collins SL, Koerner SE, Plaut JA, et al. Stability of tallgrass prairie during a 19-year increase in growing season precipitation. Functional Ecology. 2012;26(6):1450 - 1459. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.01995.x.
Dodds WK, Robinson CT, Gaiser EE, et al. Surprises and insights from long-term aquatic datasets and experiments. BioScience. 2012;62:709 -721. doi:10.1525/bio.2012.62.8.4.
Cochran FV, Brunsell N. Temporal scales of tropospheric CO2, precipitation, and ecosystem responses in the central Great Plains. Remote Sensing of Environment. 2012;127:316 - 328. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.09.012.
Knapp AK, Hoover DL, Blair JM, et al. A test of two mechanisms proposed to optimize grassland aboveground primary productivity in response to grazing. Journal of Plant Ecology. 2012;5:357 -365. doi:10.1093/jpe/rts020.
Craine JM, Nippert JB, Elmore AJ, Skibbe AM, Hutchinson SL, Brunsell N. The timing of climate variability and grassland productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2012;109:3401 -3405. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.20400.x.
Tiemann LK, Billings SA. Tracking C and N flows through microbial biomass with increased soil moisture variability. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2012;49:11 -22. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.01.030.
Laws A, Joern A. Variable effects of dipteran parasitoids and management treatment on grasshopper fecundity in a tallgrass prairie. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 2012;102:123 -130. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007485311000472.
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB, Collins SL. Woody encroachment decreases diversity across North American grasslands and savannas. Ecology. 2012;93:697 -703. doi:10.1890/11-1199.1.
Olstad TA. Zen of the Plains: discovering space, place, and self. 2012;PhD Dissertation:1 -276. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13520.
Jumpponen A, Mandyam KG. Adoption and utility of an Arabidopsis model to dissect endophyte symbioses. In: Schneider C, Leifert C, Feldmann F Endophytes in plant protection: the state of the art. Endophytes in plant protection: the state of the art. Braunschweig: Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft; 2013:244 -247.
Zeglin LH, Bottomley PJ, Jumpponen A, et al. Altered precipitation regime affects the function and composition of soil microbial communities on multiple time scales. Ecology. 2013;94:2334 -2345. doi:10.1890/12-2018.1.
Mandyam KG, Roe J, Jumpponen A. Arabidopsis thaliana model system reveals a continuum of responses to root endophyte colonization. Fungal Biology. 2013;117:250 -260. doi:10.1016/j.funbio.2013.02.001.
Larson DM, Grudzinski BP, Dodds WK, Daniels MD, Skibbe AM, Joern A. Blazing and grazing: influences of fire and bison on tallgrass prairie stream water quality. Freshwater Science. 2013;32:779 -791. doi:10.1899/12-118.1.
Klopf RP. Community and ecosystem changes in tallgrass prairie restorations: the effects of population source and diversity. 2013;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/dissertations/684/.
Cochran FV, Brunsell N, Mechem DB. Comparing surface and mid-tropospheric CO2 concentrations from central U.S. grasslands. entropy. 2013;15:606 -623. doi:10.3390/e15020606.
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.
Avolio ML, Smith MD. Correlations between genetic and species diversity: effects of resource quantity and heterogeneity. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2013;24:1185 -1194. doi:10.1111/jvs.12042.
Jonas JL, Joern A. Dietary selection and nutritional regulation in a common mixed-feeding insect herbivore. Experimentalis et Applicata Entomologia. 2013;148:20 -26. doi:10.1111/eea.12065.
Ding Y, Yamashita Y, Dodds WK, Jaffe R. Dissolved black carbon in grassland streams: is there an effect of recent fire history?. Chemosphere. 2013;90:2557 -2562. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.10.098.
La Pierre KJ. Drivers of grassland community structure and ecosystem function: the role of biotic factors in determining the ecosystem response to alterations in resource availability. 2013;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://search.proquest.com/docview/1495948277?pq-origsite=gscholar.
Joern A, Laws A. Ecological mechanisms underlying arthropod species diversity in grasslands. Annual Review of Entomology. 2013;58:19 -36. doi:10.1146/annurev-ento-120811-153540.
Hoover DL. Ecological responses to climate extremes in a mesic grassland. 2013;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/82474.
Larson DM, Dodds WK, Jackson KE, Whiles MR, Winders KR. Ecosystem characteristics of remnant, headwater tallgrass prairie streams. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2013;42:239 -249. doi:10.2134/jeq2012.0226.
Blanco-Fontao B, Sandercock BK, Obeso JR, McNew LB, Quevedo M. Effects of sexual dimorphism and landscape composition on the trophic behavior of Greater Prairie-Chickens. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:79986 -. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079986.
Olsen JT, Caudle KL, Johnson LC, Baer SG, Maricle B. Environmental and genetic variation in leaf anatomy among populations of Andropogon gerardii (Poaceae) along a precipitation gradient. American Journal of Botany. 2013;100:1957 -1968. doi:10.3732/ajb.1200628.
Sandercock BK, Wisely SM, McNew LB, Gregory AJ, Winder VL, Hunt LM. Environmental impacts of wind power development on the population biology of Greater Prairie-Chickens. U.S. Department of Energy, Final Project Report for Award DOE/EE0000526 (technical report). Final Project Report for Award DOE/EE0000526. 2013.
Campbell PPK, Middleton EM, Thome KJ, et al. EO-1 Hyperion reflectance time series at calibration and validation sites: stability and sensitivity to seasonal dynamics. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 2013;6(2):276 - 290. doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2246139.