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La Pierre KJ, Smith MD. Soil nutrient additions increase invertebrate herbivore abundances, but not herbivory, across three grassland systems. Oecologia. 2016;180(2):485 -497. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3471-7.
Veach AM, Stagen JC, Brown SP, Dodds WK, Jumpponen A. Spatial and successional dynamics of microbial biofilm communities in a grassland stream ecosystem. Molecular Ecology. 2016;25(18):4674 - 4688. doi:10.1111/mec.13784.
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.
Rawitch MJ. Stream CO2 degassing: review of methods and laboratory validation of floating chambers. 2016;MS Thesis. Available at: https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/bitstream/handle/1808/21889.
Young A, Chappell B, Miller W, Lowman M. Tardigrades of the tree canopy: milnesium swansoni sp.nov. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a new species from Kansas, U.S.A. Zootaxa. 2016;4072(5):559-568. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4072.5.3.
Cochran FV, Brunsell N, Sukyer A. A thermodynamic approach for assessing agroecosystem sustainability. Ecological Indicators. 2016;67:204-214. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.01.045.
Klodd AE, Nippert JB, Ratajczak Z, Waring H, Phoenix GK. Tight coupling of leaf area index to canopy nitrogen and phosphorus across heterogeneous tallgrass prairie communities. Oecologia. 2016;182(3):889 - 898. doi:10.1007/s00442-016-3713-3.
Liu WC, Rivers JW, White DJ. Vocal matching and intensity of begging calls are associated with a forebrain song circuit in a generalist brood parasite. Developmental Neurobiology. 2016;76(6):615 - 625. doi:10.1002/dneu.22348.
Wolf S, Keenan TF, Fisher JB, et al. Warm spring reduced carbon cycle impact of the 2012 US summer drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2016:201519620. doi:10.1073/pnas.1519620113.
Soong JL, Cotrufo MF. Annual burning of a tallgrass prairie inhibits C and N cycling in soil, increasing recalcitrant pyrogenic organic matter storage while reducing N availability. Global Change Biology. 2015;21:2321 -2333. doi:10.1111/gcb.12832.
Stevens CJ, Lind EM, Hautier Y, et al. Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition predicts local grassland primary production worldwide. Ecology. 2015;96:1459 -1465. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1902.1.
Wilcox KR. Assessing grassland sensitivity to global change. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: https://mountainscholar.org/handle/10217/167147.
VanderWeide BL, Hartnett DC. Belowground bud bank response to grazing under severe, short-term drought. Oecologia. 2015;178(3):795-806. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3249-y.
Forrestel EJ. Biogeographic influences on grassland community structure and function. 2015;PhD Dissertation.
Wagle P, Xiao X, Scott RL, et al. Biophysical controls on carbon and water vapor fluxes across a grassland climatic gradient in the United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2015;214-215:293 - 305. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.08.265.
Raynor EJ, Joern A, Briggs JM. Bison foraging responds to fire frequency in nutritionally heterogeneous grassland. Ecology. 2015;96:1586 -1597. doi:10.1890/14-2027.1.
Hoch G. Booming from the mists of nowhere: the story of the Greater Prairie Chicken. Iowa City, 52242: University of Iowa Press; 2015:1-158. doi:10.2307/j.ctt20p5842.
Nepal MP, Ferguson CJ, Mayfield MH. Breeding system and sex ratio variation in mulberries. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. 2015;9(2):383-395.
Ott JP, Hartnett DC. Bud bank dynamics and clonal growth strategy in the rhizomatous grass Pascopyrum smithii. Plant Ecology. 2015;216:395 -405. doi:10.1007/s11258-014-0444-6.
Nippert JB, Holdo RM. Challenging the maximum rooting depth paradigm in grasslands and savannas. Sayer E. Functional Ecology. 2015;29(6):739 - 745. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12390.
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.
Leff JW, Jones SE, Prober SM, et al. Consistent responses of soil microbial communities to elevated nutrient inputs in grasslands across the globe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015;112(35):10967 - 10972. doi:10.1073/pnas.1508382112.
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.
Alfaro-Barrios M, Sandercock BK, Liguori L, Arim M. The diet of upland sandpipers (Bartramia longicauda) in managed farmland in their neotropical non-breeding grounds. Ornitología Neotropical. 2015;26(4):337-347.
Knapp AK, Carroll CJW, Denton EM, La Pierre KJ, Collins SL, Smith MD. Differential sensitivity to regional-scale drought in six central US grasslands. Oecologia. 2015;177:949 -957. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3233-6.
Rüegg J, Eichmiller JJ, Mladenov N, Dodds WK. Dissolved organic carbon concentration and flux in a grassland stream: spatial and temporal patterns and processes from long-term data. Biogeochemistry. 2015;125(3):393 - 408. doi:10.1007/s10533-015-0134-z.
Veach AM. Dynamics of microbial community structure and function in a tallgrass prairie ecosystem. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/19145/AllisonVeach2015.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
Raynor EJ. Ecological hierarchy of foraging in a large herbivore: the plains bison perspective in tallgrass prairie. 2015;PhD. Dissertation. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/bitstream/handle/2097/20348/EdwardRaynor2015.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
Vanderymyde JM, Whiles MR. Effects of experimental forest removal on macroinvertebrate production and functional structure in tallgrass prairie streams. Freshwater Science. 2015;34(2). doi:10.1086/680442.
Avolio ML, Chang CC, Weis JJ, Smith MD. The effects of genotype richness and genomic dissimilarity of Andropogon gerardii on invasion resistance and productivity. Plant Ecology and Diversity. 2015;8:61 -71. doi:10.1080/17550874.2013.866990.
Sandercock BK, Alfaro-Barrios M, Casey AE, et al. Effects of grazing and prescribed fire on resource selection and nest survival of upland sandpipers in an experimental landscape. Landscape Ecology. 2015;30:325 -337. doi:10.1007/s10980-014-0133-9.
Kula AAR, Hartnett DC. Effects of mycorrhizal symbiosis on aboveground arthropod herbivory in tallgrass prairie: an in situ experiment. Plant Ecology. 2015;216:589 -597. doi:10.1007/s11258-015-0461-0.
Duell EB. Elevated temperatures and drought favor invasive grasses over native species. 2015;MS Thesis. Available at: https://shareok.org/handle/11244/45161.
Winder VL, Carrlson KM, Gregory AJ, et al. Factors affecting female space use in ten populations of prairie chickens. Ecosphere. 2015;6(9):art166. doi:10.1890/ES14-00536.1.
Leys érangère, Brewer SC, McConaghy S, Mueller J, McLauchlan KK. Fire history reconstruction in grassland ecosystems: amount of charcoal reflects local area burned. Environmental Research Letters. 2015;10(11):114009. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114009.
Cotrufo MF, Soong JL, Horton AJ, et al. Formation of soil organic matter via biochemical and physical pathways of litter mass loss. Nature Geoscience. 2015;8(10):776 - 779. doi:10.1038/ngeo2520.
Forrestel EJ, Donoghue MJ, Smith MD. Functional differences between dominant grasses drive divergent responses to large herbivore loss in mesic savanna grasslands of North America and South Africa. Journal of Ecology. 2015;103:714 -724. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12376.
La Pierre KJ, Smith MD. Functional trait expression of grassland species shift with short- and long-term nutrient additions. Plant Ecology. 2015;216:307 -318. doi:10.1007/s11258-014-0438-4.
Costigan KH, Daniels MD, Dodds WK. Fundamental spatial and temporal disconnections in the hydrology of an intermittent prairie headwater network. Journal of Hydrology. 2015;522:305 - 316. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.12.031.
Smith MD, La Pierre KJ, Collins SL, et al. Global environmental change and the nature of aboveground net primary productivity responses: insights from long-term experiments. Oecologia. 2015;177(4):935 - 947. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3230-9.
Fay PA, Prober SM, Harpole WS, et al. Grassland productivity limited by multiple nutrients. Nature Plants. 2015;1(7):15080. doi:10.1038/nplants.2015.80.
Logan KE, Brunsell N. Influence of drought on growing season carbon and water cycling with changing land cover. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 2015;213:217 - 225. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.07.002.
Koerner SE, Avolio ML, Chang CC, Grey J, Hoover DL, Smith MD. Invasibility of a mesic grassland depends on the time-scale of fluctuating resources. Journal of Ecology. 2015;103(6):1538 - 1546. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12479.
La Pierre KJ, Joern A, Smith MD. Invertebrate, not small vertebrate, herbivory interacts with nutrient availability to impact tallgrass prairie community composition and forb biomass. Oikos. 2015;124:842 -850. doi:10.1111/oik.01869.
Rantala HM, Nelson AM, Fulgoni JN, et al. Long-term changes in structure and function of a tropical headwater stream following a disease-driven amphibian decline. Freshwater Biology. 2015;60(3):575 - 589. doi:10.1111/fwb.12505.
Mandyam KG, Jumpponen A. Mutualism-parasitism paradigm synthesized from results of root-endophyte models. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2015;5: e776. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00776.
Johnson NC, Wilson GT, Wilson JA, Miller RM, Bowker M. Mycorrhizal phenotypes and the law of the minimum. New Phytologist. 2015;205:1473 -1484. doi:10.1111/nph.13172.
Jackson KE, Whiles MR, Dodds WK, Reeve JD, Vandermyde JM, Rantala HM. Patch-burn grazing effects on the ecological integrity of tallgrass prairie streams. Journal of Environment Quality. 2015;44(4):1148. doi:10.2134/jeq2014.10.0437.
Prober SM, Leff JW, Bates ST, et al. Plant diversity predicts beta but not alpha diversity of soil microbes across grasslands worldwide. Ecology Letters. 2015;18:85 -95. doi:10.1111/ele.12381.
Zahner A. Plant responses to grazer-mediated habitat alterations in tallgrass prairie. 2015;MS Thesis. Available at: http://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/19065.