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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 GT, 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.
Steiner JL, Engle DM, Xiao X, et al. Knowledge and tools to enhance resilience of beef grazing systems for sustainable animal protein production. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2014;1328(1):10 - 17. doi:10.1111/nyas.12572.
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.
Greer MJ, Wilson GT. Restoration ecology: introduction in a “timely” manner. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 2014;95:274 -280. doi:10.1890/0012-9623-95.3.274.
Harris PT. The role of deer browsing on plant community development and ecosystem functioning during tallgrass prairie restoration. 2014;MS Thesis. Available at: https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/theses/1515/.
Sylvain ZA, Wall DH, Cherwin KL, Peters DPC, Reichmann LG, Sala OE. Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study. Global Change Biology. 2014;20:2631 -2643. doi:10.1111/gcb.12522.
Ocheltree TW, Nippert JB, Prasad PVV. Stomatal responses to changes in vapor pressure deficit reflect tissue-specific differences in hydraulic conductance. Plant, Cell and Environment. 2014;37:132 -139. doi:10.1111/pce.12137.
Jumpponen A, Jones KL. Tallgrass prairie soil fungal communities are resilient to climate change. Fungal Ecology. 2014;10:44 -57. doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2013.11.003.
Denton E. The timing of growing season drought and its effects on above- and bekowground production in a mesic grassland. 2014;PhD Dissertation. Available at: https://sites.biology.colostate.edu/knapplab/People/Profiles/technicians/ElsieDentonpub3.pdf.
Troia MJ, Gido KB. Towards a mechanistic understanding of fish species niche divergence along a river continuum. Ecosphere. 2014;5:art41. doi:10.1890/ES13-00399.1.
Mandyam KG, Jumpponen A. Unraveling the dark septate endophyte functions: insights from the Arabidopsis model. In: Verma VC, Gange AC Advances in Endophytic Research. Advances in Endophytic Research. Springer-Verlag, Berlin; 2014:115 -141. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-1575-2_6.
Horne EA, Forlks S, Bello NM. Visual display in Blanchard's cricket frogs (Acris blanchardi). The Southwestern Naturalist. 2014;59:409 -413. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1894/JMM-02.1.
Kaufman DW, Kaufman GA. Woodland voles captured among sparse shrubs in native tallgrass prairie on Konza Prairie Biological Station, Kansas. Transactions of Kansas Academy of Science. 2014;117:76 -78. doi:https://doi.org/10.1660/062.117.0110.
Dodds WK, Collins SL, Hamilton SK, et al. You are not always what we think you eat: selective assimilation across multiple whole-stream isotopic tracer studies. Ecology. 2014;95:2757 -2767. doi:10.1890/13-2276.1.