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2007
Norris MD, Blair JM, Johnson LC. Altered ecosystem nitrogen dynamics as a consequence of land cover change in tallgrass prairie. American Midland Naturalist. 2007;158:432 -445. doi:10.1674/0003-0031(2007)158[432:AENDAA]2.0.CO;2.
2008
McKinley DC, Norris MD, Johnson LC, Blair JM. Biogeochemical changes associated with Juniperus virginia encroachment into grasslands. In: Van Auken OW Ecological Studies Vol. 196, Western North American Juniperus communities: A dynamic vegetation type. Ecological Studies Vol. 196, Western North American Juniperus communities: A dynamic vegetation type. Springer-Verlag, NY; 2008:170 -187.
McKinley DC, Rice CW, Blair JM. Conversion of grassland to coniferous woodland has limited effects on soil nitrogen cycle processes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2008;40:2627 -2633. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.07.005.
Knapp AK, McCarron JK, Silletti AM, et al. Ecological consequences of the replacement of native grassland by Juniperus virginiana and other woody plants. In: Van Auken OW Ecological Studies Vol. 196, Western North American Juniperus communities: A dynamic vegetation type. Ecological Studies Vol. 196, Western North American Juniperus communities: A dynamic vegetation type. Springer-Verlag, NY; 2008:156 -169. doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34003-6_8.
Baer SG, Blair JM. Grassland establishment under varying resource availability: A test of positive and negative feedback. Ecology. 2008;89:1859 -1871. doi:10.1890/07-0417.1.
Macpherson GL, Roberts JA, Blair JM, Townsend MA, Fowle DA, Beisner KR. Increasing shallow groundwater CO2 and limestone weathering, Konza Prairie, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2008;72:5581 -5599. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.09.004.
Veen GF, Blair JM, Smith MD, Collins SL. Influence of grazing and fire frequency on small-scale plant community structure and resource variability in native tallgrass prairie. Oikos. 2008;117:859 -866. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2008.16515.x.
Marshall JD, Blair JM, Peters DPC, Okin G, Rango A, Williams M. Predicting and understanding ecosystem responses to climate change at continental scales. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2008;6:273 -280. doi:10.1890/070165.
McKinley DC, Blair JM. Woody plant encroachment by Juniperus virginiana in a mesic native grassland promotes rapid carbon and nitrogen accrual. Ecosystems. 2008;11:454 -468. doi:10.1007/s10021-008-9133-4.
2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2014
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB, Briggs JM, Blair JM. Fire dynamics distinguish grasslands, shrublands, and woodlands as alternative attractors in the Central Great Plains of North America. Journal of Ecology. 2014;102:1374 -1385. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12311.
Blair JM, Nippert JB, Briggs JM. Grassland Ecology. In: Monson R Plant Sciences - Ecology and the Environment.Vol 8. Plant Sciences - Ecology and the Environment. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg; 2014:389-423.
Koerner SE, Collins SL, Blair JM, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Rainfall variability has minimal effects on grassland recovery from repeated grazing. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2014;25:36 -44. doi:10.1111/jvs.12065.
2016
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.
Rosenzweig ST, Carson MA, Baer SG, Blair JM. Changes in soil properties, microbial biomass, and fluxes of C and N in soil following post-agricultural grassland restoration. Applied Soil Ecology. 2016;100:186 - 194. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.01.001.
Wilcox KR, Blair JM, Smith MD, Knapp AK. Does ecosystem sensitivity to precipitation at the site-level conform to regional-scale predictions?. Ecology. 2016;97:561-568. doi:10.1890/15-1437.1.
Briggs JM, Blair JM, Horne EA. Ecohydrological and climate change studies at the Konza Prairie Biological Station. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 2016;119(1):5 - 11. doi:10.1660/062.119.0103.
Baer SG, Blair JM, Collins SL. Environmental heterogeneity has a weak effect on diversity during community assembly in tallgrass prairie. Ecological Monographs. 2016;86(1):94 - 106. doi:10.1890/15-0888.1.
Crowther TW, Todd-Brown KEO, Rowe CW, et al. Quantifying global soil carbon losses in response to warming. Nature. 2016;540(7631):104 - 108. doi:10.1038/nature20150.
Smith MD, Knapp AK, Collins SL, et al. Shared drivers but divergent ecological responses: Insights from long-term experiments in mesic savanna grasslands. BioScience. 2016;66(8):666 - 682. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw077.
Wilcox KR, Blair JM, Knapp AK. Stability of grassland soil C and N pools despite 25 years of an extreme climatic and disturbance regime. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 2016;121(7):1934 - 1945. doi:10.1002/2016JG003370.

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