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  • 2016

    Mpeketula, P. M. 2016. Soil organic carbon dynamics and mycorrhizal fungal diversity in contrasting agroecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3542)
  • 2015

    Gordon, B. R. 2015. The influence of long-term nitrogen fertilization on symbiosis and metabolism in the legume-rhizobium mutualsim. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign, Urbana IL.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3546)
  • Gottshall, C. B. 2015. Effects of different agricultural management systems on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity, community structure, and ecosystem services. Dissertation, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3501)
  • Kallenbach, C. M. 2015. Microbial influences on decomposition and soil organic matter formation in agricultural soils. Dissertation, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3518)
  • Klinger, C. 2015. Ecological genomics of mutualism decline in nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Thesis, University of Illinois and Urban-Champaign, Urbana IL.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3545)
  • Ladoni, M. 2015. Interactive effects of cover crops and topography on soil organic carbon and mineral nitrogen. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3436)
  • Palm-Forster, L. H. 2015. Cost-effective conservation programs to enhance ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3519)
  • Roller, B. R. 2015. Life histories of bacteria: Genomic foundations and ecological implications. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3516)
  • Sprunger, C. D. 2015. Root production and soil carbon accumulation in annual, perennial, and diverse cropping systems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3517)
  • Szymanski, L. 2015. Soil microbial respiration and carbon turnover under perennial and annual biofuel crops in two agricultural soils. Thesis, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison WI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3596)
  • Wright, C. A. 2015. Dynamics of agricultural soil fungi: Impact of agricultural land management on the soil microbial biomass, fungal species richness, and ligninolytic gene structure. Disseration, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3541)
  • 2014

    Munoz-Robayo, J. D. 2014. The role of topography and cover crops in Michigan agricultural ecosystems and its potential effect under future climate scenarios. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3413)
  • Ruan, L. 2014. Impacts of biofuel crops on greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3363)
  • Surapur, S. 2014. Effects of long-term cereal rye winter cover crop on soil quality, soil N availability and yields across a nitrogen gradient in a rainfed Michigan corn system under conventional tillage. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3437)
  • 2013

    Kane, D. 2013. Spatial and temporal nitrogen synchrony in ridge tillage systems as compared to chisel plow systems. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3409)
  • Shcherbak, I. 2013. Production and movement of N2O in the full soil profile. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3393)
  • Woltz, J. M. 2013. Relationships between landscape structure, coccinellid activity density, and aphid suppression in soybean. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3283)
  • 2012

    Jaikumar, N. 2012. Perennial cereal crops for the cold temperate zone: agronomy, physiology, sink regulation and disease resistance. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3268)
  • Kinsman-Costello, L. 2012. Effects of water level fluctuations on phosphorus, iron, sulfur, and nitrogen cycling in shallow freshwater ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3226)
  • Ollenburger, M. 2012. Modeling integrated soil fertility management options in Malawi under variable soil and climate conditions. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3408)
  • Tinsley, S. 2012. An evaluation of perennial wheat and intermediate wheatgrass as dual-purpose, forage-grain crops under organic management. M.S. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3228)
  • Towery, K. 2012. Increasing methane consumption in agricultural soils by use of bacterial inocula. M.S. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3229)
  • Wang, W. 2012. Investigating soil aggregate pore structures and their relationship to bacteria spatial distribution using x-ray computed microtomography. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3285)
  • Weir, A. 2012. Evaluating the economic feasibility of environmentally beneficial agricultural technologies compared to conventional technologies. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3410)
  • Wong, J. R. 2012. Impacts of agricultural disturbance on communities of selected soil fungi (Agaricomycetes). M.S. Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3147)
  • 2011

    Deal, M. 2011. Net primary production in three bioenergy crop systems following land conversion. M.S. Thesis, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2105)
  • Lee, Z. 2011. Bacterial growth efficiency: Assessment in terrestrial ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3094)
  • Ma, S. 2011. Supply and demand for ecosystem services from cropland in Michigan. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3143)
  • Robinson, T. 2011. Impacts of precipitation variability on plant communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2126)
  • Salam, D. E. 2011. Nitrogen fertilization effects on litter decomposition dynamics and soil carbon in agricultural system. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3438)
  • Schrotenboer, A. C. 2011. Prairie grasses for biofuels and ecological restoration: Modifications to native species and their place in human-altered landscapes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2083)
  • 2010

    Chen, H. 2010. Ecosystem services from low input cropping systems and the public’s willingness to pay for them. M.S. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3223)
  • Ma, S. 2010. Hedonic valuation of ecosystem services using agricultural land prices. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2139)
  • Wilke, B. 2010. Challenges for developing sustainable nitrogen sources in agriculture: Cover crops, nitrogen fixation and ecological principals. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2118)
  • 2009

    Bahnmann, B. D. 2009. Identity and diversity of Agaricomycetes (Fungi: Basidiomycota) in temperate agricultural soils. MSc Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

  • Hoben, J. P. 2009. On-farm nitrous oxide (N2O) response to nitrogen fertilizer in corn cropping systems. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2201)
  • Jolejole, M. C. 2009. Trade-offs, incentives, and the supply of ecosystem services from cropland. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2191)
  • Joo, W. 2009. Environmental acoustics as an ecological variable to understand the dynamics of ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2190)
  • Levine, U. 2009. Comparisons of methanotroph communities in soils that consume atmospheric methane. Ph.D Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2184)
  • Lüpold, S. 2009. Sexual selection and sperm design in passerine birds. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom. .

  • Quintanilla, M. 2009. Acoustical and nematode community assessment for ecosystem characterization. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2169)
  • Syswerda, S. P. 2009. Ecosystem services from agriculture across a management intensity gradient in Southwest Michigan. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2221)
  • 2008

    Bruesewitz, D. A. 2008. The effects of invasive zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) on nitrogen cycling in freshwater ecosystems of the Midwestern United States. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2274)
  • Campbell, B. M. 2008. Characterization of Tetracycline efflux genes in soil bacteria and an analysis of environmental factors controlling their expression. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2272)
  • Corbin, A. T. 2008. Transitional dynamics in converting conventional field cropping systems to certified organic. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2269)
  • Gardiner, M. 2008. Landscape scale and within-field influences on predator abundance and biocontrol services in soybean fields. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2264)
  • Gunckel, K. 2008. Preservice elementary teachers learning to use curriculum materials to plan and teach science. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2261)
  • Johnson, L. T. 2008. The influence of land use on the role of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen in stream nutrient processing. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2253)
  • Mohan, L. 2008. Orchestrating productive discussion: A study of dialogic discourse and participation in science classrooms. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2243)
  • Subramanian, S. K. 2008. Effect of topography and soil properties on spatial variability of soil carbon (C) sequestration in different crop management systems of a long-term experiment. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2223)
  • 2007

    Arango, C. P. 2007. Anthropogenic and landscape factors control stream nitrogen transformations at multiple spatial scales. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2342)
  • Beaulieu, J. J. 2007. Controls on greenhouse gas emissions from headwater streams. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2340)
  • Burgin, A. J. 2007. Alternative microbial pathways of nitrate removal from freshwater ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2338)
  • Eichorst, S. A. 2007. Isolation and characterization of members of the phylum Acidobacteria from soils. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2327)
  • Gallaher, C. M. 2007. Phosphorus availability in annual and perennial cropping systems. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2324)
  • Huang, X. 2007. Analysis of effects of soil properties, topographical variables and management practices on spatial-temporal variability of crop yields. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2316)
  • Jin, L. 2007. Mg- and Ca-carbonate versus silicate dissolution rates in mid-latitude, glaciated soil profiles: Implicatons for riverine weathering fluxes and global biogeochemical budgets. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2314)
  • Jinuntuya, M. 2007. Isotopologue fractionation during microbial reduction of N2O in soil. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2312)
  • Langley, S. A. 2007. The role of non-cropped vegetation in facilitating the response of parasitoids to soybean aphids (Aphis glycines). Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3435)
  • Loecke, T. D. 2007. Soil resource heterogeneity and ecosystem processes: Effects of litter aggregation on soil microbial processes and plant root foraging. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2307)
  • Mahaney, W. 2007. Soil processes and plant species: Does the reintroduction of native grasses alter soil carbon and nitrogen cycling? Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2306)
  • Zhang, W. 2007. Optimal pest management in the presence of natural pest control ecosystem services. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2279)
  • 2006

    Costamagna, A. C. 2006. Do varying natural enemy assemblages impact Aphis glycines population dynamics? Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2409)
  • Fiedler, A. 2006. Evaluation of Michigan native pants to provide resources for natural enemy arthropods. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2402)
  • Huizinga, K. M. 2006. The diversity of dissimilatory nitrate reducers in an agroecosystem. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2385)
  • Kurzman, A. L. 2006. Changes in major solute chemistry as water infiltrates soils: comparisons between managed agroecosystems and unmanaged vegetation. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2379)
  • Sahli, H. F. 2006. Generalization in plant pollination systems and its effect on floral evolution within and among populations of wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum). Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2365)
  • Stewart, C. E. 2006. Soil carbon saturation: A new model of soil organic matter stabilization and turnover. Ph.D. Dissertation, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2355)
  • Wiangwang, N. 2006. Hyperspectral data modeling for water quality studies in Michigan's inland lakes. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2346)
  • 2005

    Emery, S. E. 2005. Population and community approaches to understanding invasion in grasslands. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3434)
  • Grandy, A. S. 2005. Ecosystem consequences of soil aggregation following soil disturbance. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2456)
  • Reid, N. 2005. Biogeochemical impacts of major reservoirs on the Kalamazoo River. MS. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2430)
  • Smith, R. G. 2005. Agroecosystem diversity: Impacts on weed communities and crop yield. PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2426)
  • 2004

    Brewer, E. A. 2004. Impacts of calcium and nitrogen on carbon stabilization in soils of an afforested red pine stand. MS Thesis, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA.

  • Dethlefsen, L. 2004. Translational power differs between bacteria pursuing different ecological strategies. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3433)
  • Lynch, M. D. 2004. Species richness and composition of soil Basidiomycota. MS Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

  • Smith, J. J. 2004. Impacts of soil ecosystem disturbance on nematode community structure. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2477)
  • Thobaben, E. T. 2004. Linking plant communities and environmental variables in southwestern Michigan wetlands. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3439)
  • 2003

    Holdaway-Dopp, H. A. 2003. Changes in microbial community responses to gradients of carbon, nitrogen, and wetting cycles in geoncentric layers of soil macro-aggregates. MS Theses, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2550)
  • McKeown, C. H. 2003. Quantifying the roles of competition and niche separation in native and exotic cocconellids, and the changes in the community in response to an exotic prey species. MS. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2545)
  • Pitt, A. J. 2003. Isotopomer effects associated with nitrification and denitrification: Implications for the global nitrous oxide cycle. MS. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2537)
  • Smeenk, J. P. 2003. The impacts of continuous corn and a corn-soybean-wheat rotation grown under various management schemes on nitrate leaching, soil physical characteristics and net returns. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2532)
  • South, S. R. 2003. Identification and mapping of agricultural tillage methods utilizing remotely sensed data. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2526)
  • Suwanwaree, P. 2003. Methane oxidation in terrestrial ecosystems: Patterns and effects of disturbance. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2525)
  • Whitmire, S. 2003. Anaerobic biogeochemical functions of Michigan wetlands and the influence of water source. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2522)
  • 2002

    Elwadie, M. 2002. Spatial and temporal dynamics of nitrogen-water interactions in corn in Michigan. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2615)
  • Fox, T. B. 2002. Biological control of soybean (Aphis glycines Matsumura) aphid in Michigan. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2613)
  • 2001

    Blackwood, C. 2001. Spatial organization in soil bacterial communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2656)
  • Broughton, L. C. 2001. Linking plant communities to soil microbial communities and processes in old-fields. PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2655)
  • Fortuna, A. M. 2001. Management of cropping system and compost additions for enhanced nitrogen availability and carbon sequestration. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2648)
  • Raikow, D. F. 2001. How the feeding ecology of native and exotic mussels affects freshwater ecosystems. PhD Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2630)
  • 2000

    Bergsma, T. T. 2000. The relationship between denitrification and nitrous oxide flux from soil. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2708)
  • Buckley, D. H. 2000. The diversity and dynamics of microbial groups in soils from agroecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2704)
  • De Gryze, S. 2000. Soil aggregation and aggregate turnover in cultivated and forested soils. M.S. Thesis, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Kavdir, Y. 2000. Distribution of cover crop nitrogen retained by soil aggregates within a rye-corn agroecosystem. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2691)
  • Parry, D. 2000. Induced responses of poplars to defoliation and their effects on leaf-feeding Lepidoptera. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2682)
  • Sanchez, J. E. 2000. Managing cropping systems to enhance the active soil nitrogen pool and control its mineralization. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2670)
  • 1999

    Asuming-Brempong, S. 1999. The Effect of 2,4-D selection on microbial communities in micrososm and field studies and the impact on ecosystem function. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2751)
  • 1998

    Cavigelli, M. 1998. Ecosystem consequences and spatial variability of soil microbial community structure. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2791)
  • Corbett, A. L. 1998. Root responses to nutrient heterogeneity: a comparison of dominant and subordinate species from old fields. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2785)
  • Santos, D. 1998. Contributions of roots and organic mater to soil aggregate stabilization. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2716)
  • Willson, T. 1998. Managing nitrogen mineralization and biologically active organic matter fractions in agricultural soils. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2754)
  • 1997

    Calderon, F. 1997. Lipids: Their value as molecular markers and their role in the carbon cycle of arbuscular mycorrihizae. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2842)
  • Foster, B. 1997. Plant competition and diversity in relation to productivity in old-field plant communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2833)
  • Knoke, K. E. 1997. Assessment of the origin and fate of nitrate from soil lysimeters using stable nitrogen isotopes. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2824)
  • Rasse, D. P. 1997. Alfalfa and corn root modifications of soil nitrogen flux and retention. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2813)
  • Sissoko, F. 1997. Enhancement of soil aggregation by the combined influences of soil wetting and drying and root-microbial associations. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2803)
  • 1996

    Bruns, M. 1996. Nucleic acid probe analysis of autotrophic ammonia-oxidizer populations in soils. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2872)
  • Colunga-Garcia, M. 1996. Interactions between landscape structure and ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in field crop agroecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2868)
  • Roda, A. 1996. Effects of growing alfalfa with perennial grasses upon potato leafhopper Homoptera Cicadellidae and alfalfa weevils Coleoptera Curculionidae. M.S. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2852)
  • 1995

    Huang, B. 1995. Tillage modifications of root and shoot growth responses to soil water content and nitrogen concentration altered by seasons. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • 1994

    Daroub, S. 1994. The effect of tillage on phosphorus transformations in soils. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • Huberty, L. 1994. Dominance, diversity, and resource competition in old-field plant communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • Rosek, M. 1994. Spatial and temporal soil water content changes within a sloping landscape. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2915)
  • 1993

    Harris, G. 1993. Nitrogen cycling in animal-, legume- and fertilizer-based cropping systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2983)
  • Horwath, W. 1993. The dynamics of carbon, nitrogen, and soil organic matter in Populus plantations. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2981)
  • 1992

    Aiken, R. M. 1992. Functional relations of root distributions with the flux and uptake of water and nitrate. Ph.D. Dissertation , Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • Foster, B. L. 1992. The role of land use history in structuring an old-field plant community. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..

  • Maas, K. G. 1992. The effects of planting density and weed control on the partitioning of nitrogen and carbon in a hybrid poplar plantation. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3008)
  • 1991

    Burbank, D. H. 1991. Resource quality and recruitment of tree species in plantation forests of southwestern Michigan. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • 1990

    Sirota, J. M. 1990. The temporal and spatial distribution and sex ratio of summer adults of the seven spotted ladybird beetle (Coccinella septempunctata L. Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in alfalfa. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..

  • Wise, J. C. 1990. Local dispersal of the potato leafhopper Homoptera: Cicadellidae in response to alfalfa cutting. M.Sc. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA..