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Journal Article
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hoffman AM, Avolio ML, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Codominant grasses differ in gene expression under experimental climate extremes in native tallgrass prairie. PeerJ. 2018:e4394. doi:https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4394.
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.
Koerner SE, Smith MD, Burkepile DE, et al. Change in dominance determines herbivore effects on plant biodiversity. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2018;2:1925-1932. doi:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0696-y.
Felton AJ, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Carbon exchange responses of a mesic grassland to an extreme gradient of precipitation. Oecologia. 2018:1 -12. doi:10.1007/s00442-018-4284-2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wilcox KR, Tredennick AT, Koerner SE, et al. Asynchrony among local communities stabilises ecosystem function of metacommunities. Gurevitch J. Ecology Letters. 2017. doi:10.1111/ele.12861.
Wilcox KR, Shi Z, Gherardi LA, et al. Asymmetric responses of primary productivity to precipitation extremes: A synthesis of grassland precipitation manipulation experiments. Global Change Biology. 2017;23(10). doi:10.1111/gcb.13706.
Wu D, Ciais P, Viovy N, et al. Asymmetric responses of primary productivity to altered precipitation simulated by ecosystem models across three long-term grassland sites. Biogeosciences. 2018;15(11):3421 - 3437. doi:10.5194/bg-15-3421-2018.
Weltzin JF, Loik ME, Schwinning S, et al. Assessing the response of terrestrial ecosystems to potential changes in precipitation. BioScience. 2003;53:941 -952. doi:doi: 10.1641/0006-3568(2003)053[0941:ATROTE]2.0.CO;2.
Chen M, Parton WJ, Hartman MD, et al. Assessing precipitation, evapotranspiration, and NDVI as controls of U.S. Great Plains plant production. Ecosphere. 2019;10(10):e02889. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2889.
Smith MD, Wilcox KR, Power SA, Tissue DT, Knapp AK. Assessing community and ecosystem sensitivity to climate change - toward a more comparative approach. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2017;28(2):235 - 237. doi:10.1111/jvs.12524.
Yavitt JB, Knapp AK. Aspects of methane flow from sediment through emergent cattail (Typha latifolia) plants. New Phytologist. 1998;139:495 -503. doi:10.1046/j.1469-8137.1998.00210.x.
Langley A, Chapman SK, La Pierre KJ, et al. Ambient changes exceed treatment effects on plant species abundance in long-term global change experiments. Glob Chang Biol. 2018;24(12):5668 - 5679. doi:10.1111/gcb.14442.
Fay PA, Carlisle JD, Knapp AK, Blair JM, Collins SL. Altering rainfall timing and quantity in a mesic grassland ecosystem: Design and performance of rainfall manipulation shelters. Ecosystems. 2000;3:308 -319. doi:10.1007/s100210000028.
Jones SK, Collins SL, Blair JM, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Altered rainfall patterns increase forb abundance and richness in native tallgrass prairie. Scientific Reports. 2016;(1). doi:10.1038/srep20120.
Fay PA, Carlisle JD, Danner BT, et al. Altered rainfall patterns, gas exchange and growth in C3 and C4 grassland species. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 2002;163:549 -557.
Danner BT, Knapp AK. Abiotic constraints on the establishment of Quercus seedlings in grasslands. Global Change Biology. 2003;9:266 -275. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00574.x.
Conference Proceedings
Yavitt JB, Knapp AK. Wetlands may change tallgrass prairie from a sink to a source for atmospheric methane. Hartnett DC. 1995:137 -141. Available at: http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/EFacs/NAPC/NAPC14/reference/econatres.napc14.jyavitt.pdf.
Knapp AK, Koelliker JK, Fahnestock JT, Briggs JM. Water relations and biomass responses to irrigation across a topographic gradient in tallgrass prairie. Wickett RG, Lewis PD, Woodliffe A, Pratt P. 1994:215 -220. Available at: http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/EFacs/NAPC/NAPC13/reference/econatres.napc13.aknapp.pdf.
Henebry GM, Knapp AK. Spatio-temporal dynamics of soil moisture in tallgrass prairie using ERS-1 SAR image time series: first year results. 1996:166 -168. Available at: 10.1109/IGARSS.1996.516279.
Johnson SR, Knapp AK. The role of fire in Spartina pectinata wetlands dominated tallgrass prairie wetlands. Cerulean SI, Engstroms RT. 1995:92 -101.
Baer SG, Blair JM, Knapp AK. Manipulation of soil resource heterogeneity in a tallgrass prairie restoration. Springer JT. 1999:78 -87. Available at: http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/EFacs/NAPC/NAPC16/reference/econatres.napc16.sbaer.pdf.
Heisler JL, Knapp AK, Briggs JM. Fire and resource availability influence carbon and water relations of the C3 shrub Cornus drummondii in a mesic grassland. Proceedings of the 23rd Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference: Fire in Grassland and Shrubland Ecosystems. 2007:86 -93. Available at: http://talltimbers.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Heisleretal2007_op.pdf.
Hamerlynck EP, Knapp AK. Environmental and physiological factors influencing the distribution of oaks near the edge of their range. Hartnett DC. 1995:17 -20. Available at: http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/EFacs/NAPC/NAPC14/reference/econatres.napc14.ehamerlynck.pdf.
Briggs JM, Fahnestock JT, Ward L, Knapp AK. Aboveground biomass in tallgrass prairie: effect of time since last fire. Wickett RG, Lewis PD, Woodliffe A, Pratt P. 1994:165 -170. Available at: http://images.library.wisc.edu/EcoNatRes/EFacs/NAPC/NAPC13/reference/econatres.napc13.jbriggs.pdf.
Book Chapter
Blair JM, Seastedt TR, Rice CW, Ramundo RA. Terrestrial nutrient cycling in tallgrass prairie. In: Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Hartnett DC, Collins SL Grassland Dynamics: Long-term Ecological Research. Grassland Dynamics: Long-term Ecological Research. New York: Oxford University Press; 1998:222 -243.
Knapp AK, Medina E. Success of C4 photosynthesis in the field: lessons from communities dominated by C4 plants. In: Sage RF, Monson RK C4 Plant Biology. C4 Plant Biology. New York: Academic Press; 1999:251 -283.
Gray LJ, Dodds WK. Structure and dynamics of aquatic communities. In: Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Hartnett DC, Collins SL Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. New York: Oxford University Press; 1998:177 -189.
Ransom MD, Rice CW, Todd TC, Wehmueller WA. Soils and soil biota. In: Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Hartnett DC, Collins SL Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. New York: Oxford University Press; 1998:48 -66.
Hayden BP. Regional climate and the distribution of tallgrass prairie. In: Knapp AK, Briggs JM, Hartnett DC, Collins SL Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. New York: Oxford University Press; 1998:19 -34. Available at: http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/GDPE/Distinguished_Ecologists/2005/Hayden/grassland%20dynamics%20ch2.pdf.
Fay P, Knapp AK, Blair JM, Carlisle JD, Danner BT, McCarron JK. Rainfall timing, soil moisture dynamics, and plant responses in a mesic tallgrass prairie ecosystem. In: Weltzin JF, McPherson GR Precipitation Regimes and Terrestrial Ecosystems. A North American Perspective. Precipitation Regimes and Terrestrial Ecosystems. A North American Perspective. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press; 2003:147 -163.