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2014
Ratajczak Z, Nippert JB, Ocheltree TW. Abrupt transition of mesic grassland to shrubland: evidence for thresholds, alternative attractors, and regime shifts. Ecology. 2014;95:2633 -2645. doi:10.1890/13-1369.1.
Troia MJ, Whitney JE, Gido KB. Alternative spawning strategy and temperature for larval emergence of longfin dace (Agosia chrysogaster) in stream mesocosms. The Southwestern Naturalist. 2014;59:277-280. doi:10.1894/N03-MP-09.1.
MacDougall AS, Bennett JR, Firn J, et al. Anthropogenic-based regional-scale factors most consistently explain plot-level exotic diversity in grasslands. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 2014;23(7):802 - 810. doi:10.1111/geb.12157.
VanderWeide BL, Hartnett DC, Carter DL. Belowground bud banks of tallgrass prairie are insensitive to multi-year, growing-season drought. Ecosphere. 2014;5: art103. doi:10.1890/ES14-00058.1.
Hallett LM, Hsu JS, Cleland EE, et al. Biotic mechanisms of community stability shift along a precipitation gradient. Ecology. 2014;95:1693 -1700. doi:10.1890/13-0895.1.
Craine JM, Nippert JB. Cessation of burning dries soils long-term in a tallgrass prairie. Ecosystems. 2014;17:54 -65. doi:10.1007/s10021-013-9706-8.
Avolio ML, Koerner SE, La Pierre KJ, et al. Changes in plant community composition, not diversity, during a decade of nitrogen and phosphorus additions drive above-ground productivity in a tallgrass prairie. Journal of Ecology. 2014;102:1649 -1660. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12312.
Wodika BR, Baer SG, Klopf RP. Colonization and recovery of invertebrate ecosystem engineers during prairie restoration. Restoration Ecology. 2014;22:456 -464. doi:10.1111/rec.12084.
Caudle KL, Johnson LC, Baer SG, Maricle BR. Comparing nondestructive and destructive methods of measuring leaf chlorophyll content: tracking changes in foliar chlorophyll of five Andropogon gerardii ecotypes (Poaceae). Photosynthetica. 2014;52:511-518.
Hoover DL, Smith MD. Contrasting sensitivities of two dominant C4 grasses to heat waves and drought. Plant Ecology. 2014;215:721 -731. doi:10.1007/s11258-014-0345-8.
Klopf RP, Baer SG, Gibson DJ. Convergent and contingent community responses to grass source and dominance during prairie restoration across a longitudinal gradient. Environmental Management. 2014;53:252 -265. doi:10.1007/s00267-013-0209-3.
Forrestel EJ, Donoghue MJ, Smith MD. Convergent phylogenetic and functional responses to altered fire regimes in mesic savanna grasslands of North America and South Africa. New Phytologist. 2014;203:1000 -1011. doi:10.1111/nph.12846.
Grischkowsky SA. Did selective breeding of a non-native grass promote invasiveness?. 2014;MS Thesis. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/25654.
Shi Z, Thomey ML, Mowll M, et al. Differential effects of extreme drought on production and respiration: Synthesis and modeling analysis. Biogeosciences. 2014;11:621 -633. doi:10.5194/bg-11-621-2014.
Chang CC, Smith MD. Direct and indirect relationships between genetic diversity of a dominant grass, community diversity and above-ground productivity in tallgrass prairie. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2014;25:470 -480. doi:10.1111/jvs.12108.
Towne EG, Craine JM. Ecological consequences of shifting the timing of burning tallgrass prairie. PLOS One. 2014;9: e103423. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103423.
Ott JP. Ecological implications of grass bud bank and tiller dynamics in mixed-grass prairie. 2014;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/17277.
Ratajczak Z. Ecological thresholds and abrupt transitions of tallgrass prairie to shrublands and woodlands. 2014; PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/17661.
Ling BH, Goodin DG, Mohler RL, Laws AN, Joern A. Estimating canopy nitrogen content in a heterogeneous grassland with varying fire and grazing treatments: Konza Prairie, Kansas, USA. Remote Sensing. 2014;6:4430 -4453. doi:10.3390/rs6054430.
Hautier Y, Seabloom EW, Borer ET, et al. Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands. Nature. 2014;508:521 -525. doi:10.1038/nature13014.
Greer MJ, Wilson GWT, Hickman KR, Wilson S. Experimental evidence that invasive grasses use allelopathic biochemicals as a potential mechanism for invasion: Chemical warfare in nature. Plant and Soil. 2014;385:165 -179. doi:10.1007/s11104-014-2209-3.
Veach AM, Dodds WK, Skibbee A. Fire and grazing influences on rates of riparian woody plant expansion along grassland streams. PLOS ONE. 2014;9:e106922. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106922.
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.
Gibson DJ, Sendor G, Donatelli J, Baer SG, Johnson L. Fitness among population sources of a dominant species (Andropogon gerardii Vitman) used in prairie restoration. Torrey Botanical Society. 2014;140:269 -279. doi:10.3159/TORREY-D-12-00063.1.
Prestat E, David M, Hultman J, et al. FOAM: Functional Ontology Assignments for Metagenomes: a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) database with environmental focus. Nucleic Acids Research. 2014;42: e145. doi:10.1093/nar/gku702.
Giuliani AL, Kelly EF, Knapp AK. Geographic variation in growth and phenology of two dominant Central US grasses: Consequences for climate change. Journal of Plant Ecology. 2014;7:211 -221. doi:10.1093/jpe/rtt036.
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.
Borer ET, Seabloom EW, Gruner DS, et al. Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation. Nature. 2014;508(7497):517 - 520. doi:10.1038/nature13144.
Stanton NL. How does your prairie (re)grow?: Interactions of seed additions with resource availability, heterogeneity, and disturbance on recruitment and diversity in a restored tallgrass prairie. 2014;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/18205.
Brunsell N, Nippert JB, Buck TL. Impacts of seasonality and surface heterogeneity on water-use efficiency in mesic grasslands. Ecohydrology. 2014;7:1223 -1233. doi:10.1002/eco.1455.
Larson DM. The influence of fire and grazing on tallgrass prairie streams and herpetofauna. 2014;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/17560/DanelleLarson2014.pdf?sequence=7&isAllowed=y.
Grudzinski BPiotr. Influence of watershed grazing management on stream geomorphology in grassland headwater streams. 2014;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/18688.
Liu H. Inorganic and organic carbon variations in surface water, Konza Prairie LTER Site, USA, and Maolan Karst Experimental Site, China. 2014;MS Thesis. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/1808/14546.
Koerner SE, Collins SL. Interactive effects of grazing, drought, and fire on grassland plant communities in North America and South Africa. Ecology. 2014;95:98 -109. doi:10.1890/13-0526.1.
McLauchlan KK, Craine JM, Nippert JB, Ocheltree TW. Lack of eutrophication in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem over 27 years. Ecology. 2014;95:1225 -1235. doi:10.1890/13-1068.1.
Eby S, Burkepile DE, Fynn RWS, et al. Loss of a large grazer impacts savanna grassland plant communities similarly in North America and South Africa. Oecologia. 2014;175:293 -303. doi:10.1007/s00442-014-2895-9.
Troia MJ. A mechanistic framework for understanding prairie stream fish distributions. 2014;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/17285.
Rivers JW, Blundell MA, Rothstein SI. Mismatched begging displays between foreign and host offspring reduce brood parasite fitness. Behavioral Ecology. 2014;25(4):785 - 793. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru055.
Soong J. Moving beyond mass loss: advancing understanding about the fate of decomposing leaf litter and pyrogenic organic matter in the mineral soil. 2014;PhD Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10217/83819.
Cotrufo MF, Soong J, Vandegehuchte ML, et al. Naphthalene addition to soil surfaces: A feasible method to reduce soil micro-arthropods with negligible direct effects on soil C dynamics. Applied Soil Ecology. 2014;74:21 -29. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2013.09.008.
Baer SG, Gibson DJ, Benscoter AM, et al. No effect of seed source on multiple aspects of ecosystem functioning during ecological restoration: cultivars compared to local ecotypes of dominant grasses. Evolutionary Applications. 2014;7:323 -335. doi:10.1111/eva.12124.
Martin EC. Ontogenetic shifts, habitat USE and community structure: how fishes use and influence protected tallgrass prairie streams. 2014;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/2097/18736.
Kaufman GA, Kaufman DW. Plains harvest mice in tallgrass prairie: abundance, habitat association and individual attributes. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 2014;117:167 -180. doi:10.1660/062.117.0302.
Koerner SE, Burkepile DE, Fynn RWS, et al. Plant community response to loss of large herbivores differs between North American and South African savanna grasslands. Ecology. 2014;95:808 -816. doi:10.1890/13-1828.1.
Alexander HM, Mauck KE, Whitfield AE, Garrett KA, Malmstrom CM. Plant-virus interactions and the agro-ecological interface. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 2014;138:529 -537. doi:10.1007/s10658-013-0317-1.
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.
Hoover DL, Knapp AK, Smith MD. Resistance and resilience of a grassland ecosystem to climate extremes. Ecology. 2014;95:2646 -2656. doi:10.1890/13-2186.1.
Chang CC, Smith MD. Resource availability modulates above and belowground competitive interactions between genotypes of a dominant C4 grass. Functional Ecology. 2014;28:1041 -1051. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12227.
Kirkman K, Collins SL, Smith MD, et al. Responses to fire differ between South African and North American grassland communities. Journal of Vegetation Science. 2014;25:793 -804. doi:10.1111/jvs.12130.

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