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  • 2019

    Evans, S. E., L. Bell-Dereske, K. Dougherty, and H. Kittredge. 2019. Dispersal alters soil microbial community response to drought. Environmental Microbiology doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14707

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  • Quigley, M. Y. 2019. Contribution of soil pores to the processing and protection of soil carbon at micro-scale. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3791)
  • Thelusmond, J., T. J. Strathmann, and A. M. Cupples. 2019. Carbamazepine, triclocarban and triclosan biodegradation and the phylotypes and functional genes associated with xenobiotic degradation in four agricultural soils. Science of the Total Environment 657:1138-1149.

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  • Yeung, L. Y., J. A. Haslun, N. E. Ostrom, T. Sun, E. D. Young, M. A. van Kessel, S. Lücker, and M. S. Jetten. 2019. In situ quantification of biological N2 Production using naturally occurring 15N15N. Environmental Science & Technology 53:5168-5175.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3810)
  • 2018

    Brewer, P. E., F. Calderón, M. Vigil, and J. C. von Fischer. 2018. Impacts of moisture, soil respiration, and agricultural practices on methanogenesis in upland soils as measured with stable isotope pool dilution. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 127:239-251.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3752)
  • Gdanetz MacCready, K. 2018. Crop microbiomes and the search for effective biocontrol of Fusarium graminearum on wheat. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3719)
  • Hess, L., E. L. Hinckley, G. P. Robertson, S. K. Hamilton, and P. Matson. 2018. Rainfall intensification enhances deep percolation and soil water content in tilled and no-till cropping systems in the US Midwest. Vadose Zone Journal 17:180128.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3751)
  • Quigley, M. Y., M. L. Rivers, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2018. Patterns and sources of spatial heterogeneity in soil matrix from contrasting long term management practices. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6:28. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00028.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3728)
  • Simic Milas, A., M. Romanko, P. Reil, T. Abeysinghe, and A. Marambe. 2018. The importance of leaf area index in mapping chlorophyll content of corn under different agricultural treatments using UAV images. International Journal of Remote Sensing 39:5415-5431.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3708)
  • 2017

    Brewer, P. E. 2017. Soil heterogeneity in agricultural and natural ecosystems: Relationships between anaerobic activity, organic matter, nutrients, and greenhouse gases. Dissertation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.

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  • Calderón, F. J., S. Culman, J. Six, A. J. Franzluebbers, M. Schipanski, J. Beniston, S. Grandy, and A. Y. Kong. 2017. Quantification of soil permanganate oxidizable C (POXC) using infrared spectroscopy. Soil Science Society of America Journal 81:277-288.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3611)
  • Ferrero, R., M. Lima, A. S. Davis, and J. L. Gonzalez-Andujar. 2017. Weed diversity affects soybean and maize yield in a long term experiment in Michigan, USA. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00236.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3616)
  • Gdanetz, K. and F. Trail. 2017. The wheat microbiome under four management strategies, and potential for endophytes in disease protection. Phytobiomes 1:158-168.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3678)
  • Gottshall, C. B., M. Cooper, and S. M. Emery. 2017. Activity, diversity and function of arbuscular mycorrhizae vary with changes in agricultural management intensity. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 241:142-149.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3600)
  • Hess, L. 2017. Climate change and agriculture: The effects of extreme rainfall patterns on nitrogen leaching from field crop systems in the U.S. Midwest. Dissertation, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3635)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., E. R. Toosi, A. K. Guber, N. E. Ostrom, J. Yu, K. Azeem, M. L. Rivers, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Hotspots of soil N2O emission enhanced through water absorption by plant residue. Nature Geoscience 10:496-500.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3606)
  • Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Reduced snow cover increases wintertime nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from an agricultural soil in the upper U.S. Midwest. Ecosystems 20:917-927.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3580)
  • Schmidt, J. E., D. J. Weese, and J. A. Lau. 2017. Data from: Long-term agricultural management does not alter the evolution of a soybean-rhizobium mutualism. Dryad Data Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.1h3k8.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3681)
  • Schmidt, J. E., D. J. Weese, and J. A. Lau. 2017. Long-term agricultural management does not alter the evolution of a soybean-rhizobium mutualism. Ecological Applications 27:2487-2496.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3665)
  • Simic Milas, A. and R. K. Vincent. 2017. Monitoring Landsat vegetation indices for different crop treatments and soil chemistry. International Journal of Remote Sensing 38:141-160.

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  • Toosi, E. R., A. N. Kravchenko, J. Mao, M. Y. Quigley, and M. L. Rivers. 2017. Effects of management and pore characteristics on organic matter composition of macroaggregates: Evidence from characterization of organic matter and imaging. European Journal of Soil Science 68:200-211.

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  • Toosi, E. R., A. N. Kravchenko, A. K. Guber, and M. L. Rivers. 2017. Pore characteristics regulate priming and fate of carbon from plant residue. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 113:219-230.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3622)
  • 2016

    Gelfand, I., I. Shcherbak, N. Millar, A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2016. Long-term nitrous oxide fluxes in annual and perennial agricultural and unmanaged ecosystems in the upper Midwest USA. Global Change Biology 22:3594-3607.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3572)
  • Hermann, S. L., S. Xue, L. Rowe, E. Davidson-Lowe, A. Myers, B. Eshchanov, and C. A. Bahlai. 2016. Thermally moderated firefly activity is delayed by precipitation extremes. Royal Society Open Science 3:160712 .

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  • Hurisso, T. T., S. W. Culman, W. R. Horwath, J. Wade, D. Cass, J. W. Beniston, T. M. Bowles, A. S. Grandy, A. J. Franzluebbers, M. E. Schipanski, S. T. Lucas, and C. M. Ugarte. 2016. Comparison of permanganate-oxidizable carbon and mineralizable carbon for assessment of organic matter stabilization and mineralization. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80:1352-1364.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3612)
  • 2015

    Aanderud, Z. T., S. E. Jones, N. Fierer, and J. T. Lennon. 2015. Resuscitation of the rare biosphere contributes to pulses of ecosystem activity. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:24.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3470)
  • Bahlai, C. A., M. Colunga-Garcia, S. H. Gage, and D. A. Landis. 2015. The role of exotic ladybeetles in the decline of native ladybeetle populations: evidence from long-term monitoring. Biological Invasions 17:1005-1024.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3414)
  • Gallaher, C. and S. S. Snapp. 2015. Organic management and legume presence maintained phosphorus bioavailability in a 17-year field crop experiment. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 30:211-222.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3247)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3501)
  • Kallenbach, C. M., A. S. Grandy, S. D. Frey, and A. F. Diefendorf. 2015. Microbial physiology and necromass regulate agricultural soil carbon accumulation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 91:279-290.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3502)
  • 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)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. C. Negassa, A. K. Guber, and M. L. Rivers. 2015. Protection of soil carbon within macro-aggregates depends on intra-aggregate pore characteristics. Scientific Reports 5:16261.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3523)
  • Kravchenko, A. N. and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Statistical challenges in analyses of chamber-based soil CO2 and N2O emissions data. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79:200-211.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3419)
  • Negassa, W. C., A. K. Guber, A. N. Kravchenko, T. L. Marsh, B. Hildebrandt, and M. L. Rivers. 2015. Properties of soil pore space regulate pathways of plant residue decomposition and community structure of associated bacteria. PLoS ONE 10:e0123999.

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  • Petersen, L. F. and J. M. Woltz. 2015. Diel variation in the abundance and composition of the predator assemblages feeding on aphid-infested soybean. BioControl 60:209-219.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3449)
  • San José Martínez, F., F. J. Muñoz Ortega, F. J. Caniego Monreal, A. N. Kravchenko, and W. Wang. 2015. Soil aggregate geometry: Measurements and morphology. Geoderma 237-238:36-48.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3486)
  • 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.

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

    Gallagher, M. E., C. A. Masiello, W. C. Hockaday, J. A. Baldock, S. Snapp, and C. P. McSwiney. 2014. Controls on the oxidative ratio of net primary production in agricultural ecosystems. Biogeochemistry 121:581-594.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3482)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. C. Negassa, A. K. Guber, B. Hildebrandt, T. L. Marsh, and M. L. Rivers. 2014. Intra-aggregate pore structure influences phylogenetic composition of bacterial community in macroaggregates. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78:1924-1939.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3473)
  • Lee, Z. and T. M. Schmidt. 2014. Bacterial growth efficiency varies in soils under different land management practices. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 69:282-289.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3291)
  • Syswerda, S. P. and G. P. Robertson. 2014. Ecosystem services along a management gradient in Michigan (USA) cropping systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 189:28-35.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3364)
  • 2013

    Ananyeva, K., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, M. L. Rivers, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2013. Can intra-aggregate pore structures affect the aggregate's effectiveness in protecting carbon? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57:868-875.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3277)
  • Bahlai, C. A., M. Colunga-Garcia, S. H. Gage, and D. A. Landis. 2013. Long-term functional dynamics of an aphidophagous coccinellid community remain unchanged despite repeated invasions. PLoS ONE 8:e83407.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3296)
  • Gelfand, I., R. Sahajpal, X. Zhang, C. R. Izaurralde, K. L. Gross, and G. P. Robertson. 2013. Sustainable bioenergy production from marginal lands in the US Midwest. Nature 493:514-517.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3222)
  • Kravchenko, A., H. Chun, M. M. Mazer, W. Wang, J. B. Rose, A. Smucker, and M. Rivers. 2013. Relationships between intra-aggregate pore structures and distributions of Escherichia coli within soil macro-aggregates. Applied Soil Ecology 63:134-142.

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  • Lauber, C. L., K. S. Ramirez, Z. Aanderud, J. Lennon, and N. Fierer. 2013. Temporal variability in soil microbial communities across land-use types. ISME Journal 7:1641-1650.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3240)
  • Srinivasiah, S., J. Lovett, S. Polson, J. Bhavsar, D. Ghosh, K. Roy, J. J. Fuhrmann, M. Radosevich, and K. E. Wommack. 2013. Direct assessment of viral diversity in soils by random PCR amplification of polymorphic DNA. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:5450-5457.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3401)
  • Wang, W., A. N. Kravchenko, T. Johnson, S. Srinivasan, A. J. Smucker, J. B. Rose, and M. L. Rivers. 2013. Intra-aggregate pore structures and Escherichia coli distribution by water flow within and movement out of soil macroaggregates. Vadoze Zone Journal 12: DOI: 10.2136/vzj2013.01.0012 .

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3297)
  • Wickings, K. and A. S. Grandy. 2013. Management intensity interacts with litter chemistry and climate to drive temporal patterns in arthropod communities during decomposition. Pedobiologia 56:105-112.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3243)
  • Xue, K., L. Wu, Y. Deng, Z. He, J. V. Nostrand, G. P. Robertson, T. M. Schmidt, and J. Zhou. 2013. Functional gene differences in soil microbial communities from conventional, low-input and organic farmlands. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:1284-1292.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3164)
  • Zhalnina, K., P. D. de Quadros, K. A. Gano, A. Davis-Richardson, J. R. Fagen, C. T. Brown, A. Giongo, J. C. Drew, L. A. Sayavedra-Soto, D. J. Arp, F. A. Camargo, S. H. Daroub, I. M. Clark, S. P. McGrath, P. R. Hirsch, and E. W. Triplett. 2013. Ca. Nitrososphaera and Bradyrhizobium are inversely correlated and related to agricultural practices in long-term field experiments. Frontiers in Microbiology 4:Article 104.

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  • 2012

    Culman, S. W., S. S. Snapp, M. E. Schipanski, M. A. Freeman, L. E. Beniston, L. E. Drinkwater, A. J. Franzluebbers, J. D. Glover, A. S. Grandy, R. Lal, J. Lee, J. E. Maul, S. B. Mirsky, J. Six, J. T. Spargo, and M. M. Wander. 2012. Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:494-505.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3123)
  • Lennon, J. T., Z. A. Aanderud, B. K. Lehmkuhl, and D. R. Schoolmaster. 2012. Mapping the niche space of soil microorganisms using taxonomy and traits. Ecology 93:1867-1879.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3255)
  • Syswerda, S. P., B. Basso, S. K. Hamilton, J. B. Tausig, and G. P. Robertson. 2012. Long-term nitrate loss along an agricultural intensity gradient in the Upper Midwest USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 149:10-19.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3103)
  • Towery, K. 2012. Increasing methane consumption in agricultural soils by use of bacterial inocula. 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. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3285)
  • Wang, W., A. N. Kravchenko, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2012. Intra-aggregate pore characteristics: X-ray computed microtomography analysis. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:1159-1171.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3128)
  • Wickings, K., A. S. Grandy, S. Reed, and C. Cleveland. 2012. The origin of litter chemical complexity during decomposition. Ecology Letters 15:1180-1188.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3124)
  • Wong, J. R. 2012. Impacts of agricultural disturbance on communities of selected soil fungi (Agaricomycetes). Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

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

    Basso, B., O. Gargiulo, K. Paustian, G. P. Robertson, C. Porter, P. R. Grace, and J. W. Jones. 2011. Procedures for initializing soil organic carbon pools in the DSSAT-CENTURY Model for agricultural systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:69-78.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2115)
  • Bhardwaj, A. K., P. Jasrotia, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Ecological management of intensively cropped agro-ecosystems improves soil quality with sustained productivity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 140:419-429.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2112)
  • Eichorst, S. A., C. R. Kuske, and T. M. Schmidt. 2011. Influence of plant polymers on the distribution and cultivation of bacteria in the phylum Acidobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:586-596.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3052)
  • Jangid, K., M. A. Williams, A. J. Franzluebbers, T. M. Schmidt, D. C. Coleman, and W. B. Whitman. 2011. Land-use history has a stronger impact on soil microbial community composition than aboveground vegetation and soil properties. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43:2184-2193.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3054)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2011. Long-term differences in tillage and land use affect intra-aggregate pore heterogeneity. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1658-1666.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3127)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., R. E. Falconer, D. Grinev, and W. Otten. 2011. Fungal colonization in soils with different management histories: modeling growth in three-dimensional pore volumes. Ecological Applications 21:1202-1210.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3126)
  • Kravchenko, A. N. and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Whole-profile soil carbon stocks: The danger of assuming too much from analyses of too little. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:235-240.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2092)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2011. Long-term differences in tillage and land use affect intra-aggregate pore heterogeneity. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1658-1666.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3425)
  • Lee, Z. 2011. Bacterial growth efficiency: Assessment in terrestrial ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3094)
  • Levine, U. Y., T. K. Teal, G. P. Robertson, and T. M. Schmidt. 2011. Agriculture's impact on microbial diversity and associated fluxes of carbon dioxide and methane. The ISME Journal 5:1683-1691.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2091)
  • Syswerda, S. P., A. T. Corbin, D. L. Mokma, A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Agricultural management and soil carbon storage in surface vs. deep layers. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:92-101.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2078)
  • Wickings, K., A. S. Grandy, S. Reed, and C. Cleveland. 2011. Management intensity alters decomposition via biological pathways. Biogeochemistry 104:365-379.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2073)
  • Wickings, K. and A. S. Grandy. 2011. The oribatid mite Scheloribates moestus (Acari: Oribatida) alters litter chemistry and nutrient cycling during decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43:351-358.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2074)
  • 2010

    Gelfand, I., S. S. Snapp, and G. P. Robertson. 2010. Energy efficiency of conventional, organic, and alternative cropping systems for food and fuel at a site in the U.S. Midwest. Environmental Science and Technology 44:4006-4011.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2149)
  • Morales, S. E., T. F. Cosart, and W. E. Holben. 2010. Bacterial gene abundances as indicators of greenhouse gas emission in soils. The ISME Journal 4:799-808.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2133)
  • Morris, S. J., R. Conant, N. Mellor, E. Brewer, and E. A. Paul. 2010. Controls on soil carbon sequestration and dynamics: Lessons from land-use change. Journal of Nematology 42:78-83.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3163)
  • 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

    Gao, J., X. Hao, K. D. Thelen, and G. P. Robertson. 2009. Agronomic management system and precipitation effects on soybean oil and fatty acid profiles. Crop Science 49:1049-1057.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2210)
  • Gomez-Alvarez, V., T. K. Teal, and T. M. Schmidt. 2009. Systematic artifacts in metagenomes from complex microbial communities. The ISME Journal 3:1314-1317.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2205)
  • Joo, W. 2009. Environmental acoustics as an ecological variable to understand the dynamics of ecosystems. 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. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2184)
  • Matis, J. H., T. R. Kiffe, W. van der Werf, A. C. Costamagna, T. J. Matis, and W. E. Grant. 2009. Population dynamics models based on cumulative density dependent feedback: A link to the logistic growth curve and a test for symmetry using aphid data. Ecological Modeling 220:1745-1751.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2177)
  • Morales, S. E. and W. E. Holben. 2009. Empirical testing of 16S rRNA gene PCR primer pairs reveals variance in target specificity and efficacy not suggested by in silico analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:2677-2683.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2173)
  • Morales, S. E., T. F. Cosart, J. V. Johnson, and W. E. Holben. 2009. Extensive phylogenetic analysis of a soil bacterial community illustrates extreme taxon evenness and the effects of amplicon length, degree of coverage, and DNA fractionation on classification and ecological parameters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:668-675.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2174)
  • Quintanilla, M. 2009. Acoustical and nematode community assessment for ecosystem characterization. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

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  • Rodrigues, D. F., E. da C. Jesus, H. L. Ayala-del-Río, V. H. Pellizari, D. Gilichinsky, L. Sepulveda-Torres, and J. M. Tiedje. 2009. Biogeography of two cold-adapted genera: Psychrobacter and Exiguobacterium. The ISME Journal 36:658-665.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3444)
  • Senthilkumar, S., A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2009. Topography influences management system effects on total soil carbon and nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal 73:2059-2067.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2165)
  • Senthilkumar, S., B. Basso, A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2009. Contemporary evidence for soil carbon loss in the U.S. corn belt. Soil Science Society of America Journal 73:2078-2086.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2166)
  • Syswerda, S. P. 2009. Ecosystem services from agriculture across a management intensity gradient in Southwest Michigan. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2221)
  • Wilke, B. J. and J. M. Kunkle. 2009. What does agriculture have to do with climate change? Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology, Issues Figure Set #3 6:http://tiee.ecoed.net/vol/v6/figure_sets/climate_change/abstract.html.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2161)
  • 2008

    Haile-Mariam, S., H. P. Collins, S. Wright, and E. A. Paul. 2008. Fractionation and long-term laboratory incubation to measure soil organic matter dynamics. Soil Science Society America Journal 72:370-378.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2260)
  • Huang, X., L. Wang, L. Yang, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2008. Management effects on relationships of crop yields with topography represented by wetness index and precipitation. Agronomy Journal 100:1463-1471.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2258)
  • Kravchenko, A. N. and X. Hao. 2008. Management practice effects on spatial variability characteristics of surface mineralizable C. Geoderma 144:387-394.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2251)
  • Masiello, C. A., M. E. Gallagher, J. T. Randerson, R. M. Deco, and O. A. Chadwick. 2008. Evaluating two experimental approaches for measuring ecosystem carbon oxidation state and oxidative ratio. Journal of Geophysical Research 113:G03010.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2247)
  • Noma, T. and M. J. Brewer. 2008. Seasonal abundance of resident parasitoids and predatory flies and corresponding soybean aphid densities, with comments on classical biological control of soybean aphid in the Midwest. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:278-287.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2239)
  • Smith, R. G., C. P. McSwiney, A. S. Grandy, P. Suwanwaree, R. M. Snider, and G. P. Robertson. 2008. Diversity and abundance of earthworms across an agricultural land-use intensity gradient. Soil & Tillage Research 100:83-88.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2225)
  • 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

    Costamagna, A. C., W. Van der Werf, F. J. Bianchi, and D. A. Landis. 2007. An exponential growth model with decreasing r captures bottom-up effects on the population growth of Aphis glycines Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphiddae). Agriculture and Forest Entomology 9:297-305.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2333)
  • Dethlefsen, L. and T. M. Schmidt. 2007. Performance of the translational apparatus varies with the ecological strategies of bacteria. Journal of Bacteriology 189:3237-3245.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2330)
  • Eichorst, S. A., J. A. Breznak, and T. M. Schmidt. 2007. Isolation and characterization of bacteria from soil that define Teniglobus gen. nov., in the phylum Acidobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:2708-2717.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2326)
  • 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)
  • Grandy, A. S. and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Land-use intensity effects on soil organic carbon accumulation rates and mechanisms. Ecosystems 10:59-74.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2323)
  • Hamilton, S. K., A. L. Kurzman, C. Arango, L. Jin, and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Evidence for carbon sequestration by agricultural liming. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21:GB2021.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2321)
  • Hao, X. and A. N. Kravchenko. 2007. Management practice effects on surface soil total carbon: Differences along a textural gradient. Agronomy Journal 99:18-26.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2319)
  • 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)
  • Kaiser, M. E., T. Noma, M. J. Brewer, K. S. Pike, J. R. Vockeroth, and S. D. Gaimari. 2007. Hymenopteran parasitoids and dipteran predators found using soybean aphid after its midwestern United States invasion. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100:196-205.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2311)
  • Kravchenko, A. N. and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Can topographical and yield data substantially improve total soil carbon mapping by regression kriging? Agronomy Journal 99:12-17.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2308)
  • Menalled, F. D., R. G. Smith, J. T. Dauer, and T. B. Fox. 2007. Impact of agricultural management systems on carabid beetle communities and weed seed predation. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 118:49-54.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2305)
  • Ostrom, N. E., A. J. Pitt, R. L. Sutka, P. H. Ostrom, A. S. Grandy, K. H. Huizinga, and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Isotopologue effects during N2O reduction in soils and in pure cultures of denitrifiers. Journal of Geophysical Research 112:G02005.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2299)
  • Smith, R. G., F. D. Menalled, and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Temporal yield variability under conventional and alternative management systems. Agronomy Journal 99:1629-1634.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2289)
  • Smucker, A. J., E. J. Park, J. Dormer, and R. Horn. 2007. Soil micropore development and contributions to soluble carbon transport within macroaggregates. Vadose Zone Journal 6:282-290.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2288)
  • 2006

    Butler, R., M. Servilla, S. Gage, J. Basney, V. Welch, B. Baker, T. Fleury, P. Duda, D. Gehrig, M. Bletzinger, J. Tao, and D. M. Freemon. 2006. Cyberinfrastructure for the analysis of ecological acoustic sensor data: A use case study in grid deployment. Cluster Computing 10:301-310.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2410)
  • 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)
  • Costamagna, A. C. and D. A. Landis. 2006. Predators exert top-down control of soybean aphid across a gradient of agricultural management systems. Ecological Applications 16:1619-1628.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2408)
  • Davis, A. S., S. G. Hallett, and K. A. Renner. 2006. Weed seed mortality in soils with contrasting agricultural management histories. Weed Science 54:291-297.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2407)
  • Grandy, A. S., T. D. Loecke, S. Parr, and G. P. Robertson. 2006. Long-term trends in nitrous oxide emissions, soil nitrogen, and crop yields of till and no-till cropping systems. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:1487-1495.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2393)
  • Grandy, A. S., G. P. Robertson, and K. D. Thelen. 2006. Do productivity and environmental tradeoffs justify periodically cultivating no-till cropping systems? Agronomy Journal 98:1377-1383.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2389)
  • 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)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., G. P. Robertson, X. Hao, and D. G. Bullock. 2006. Management practice effects on surface total carbon: Difference in spatial variability patterns. Agronomy Journal 98:1559-1568.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2381)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., G. P. Robertson, S. S. Snapp, and A. J. Smucker. 2006. Using information about spatial variability to improve estimates of total soil carbon. Agronomy Journal 98:823-829.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2380)
  • 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)
  • Lynch, M. D. and R. G. Thorn. 2006. Diversity of basidiomycetes in Michigan agricultural soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:7050-7056.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2375)
  • Paul, E. A., S. J. Morris, R. T. Conant, and A. F. Plante. 2006. Does the acid hydrolysis incubation method measure meaningful soil organic carbon pools? Soil Science Society of America Journal 70:1023-1035.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2370)
  • 2005

    Davis, A. S., J. Cardina, F. Forcella, G. A. Johnson, G. Kegode, J. L. Lindquist, E. C. Luschei, K. A. Renner, C. L. Sprague, and M. M. Williams. 2005. Environmental factors affecting seed persistence of annual weeds across the U.S. corn belt. Weed Science 53:860-868.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2464)
  • Davis, A. S., K. Renner, and K. L. Gross. 2005. Weed seedbank and community shifts in a long-term cropping systems experiment. Weed Science 53:296-306.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2463)
  • 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)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., G. P. Robertson, K. D. Thelen, and R. R. Harwood. 2005. Management, topographical, and weather effects on spatial variability of crop grain yields. Agronomy Journal 97:514-523.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2449)
  • Mosier, A. R., A. D. Halvorson, G. A. Peterson, G. P. Robertson, and L. Sherrod. 2005. Measurement of net global warming potential in three agroecosystems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 7:67-76.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2437)
  • Robertson, G. P. and S. M. Swinton. 2005. Reconciling agricultural productivity and environmental integrity: A grand challenge for agriculture. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:38-46.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2427)
  • 2004

    De Gryze, S., J. Six, K. Paustian, S. J. Morris, E. A. Paul, and R. Merckx. 2004. Soil organic carbon pool changes following land use conversions. Global Change Biology 10:1120-1132.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2512)
  • Ebert-May, D., K. S. Williams, E. P. Weber, J. Hodder, and D. Luckie. 2004. Practicing scientific inquiry: What are the rules? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2:492-493.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2509)
  • Robertson, G. P. and P. R. Grace. 2004. Greenhouse gas fluxes in tropical and temperate agriculture: The need for a full-cost accounting of global warming potentials. Environment, Development and Sustainability 6:51-63.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2484)
  • South, S. R., J. Qi, and D. P. Lusch. 2004. Optimal classification methods for mapping agricultural tillage practices. Remote Sensing of Environment 91:90-97.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2476)
  • Stres, B., I. Mahne, G. Avgustin, and J. M. Tiedje. 2004. Nitrous oxide reductase (nosZ) gene fragments differ between native and cultivated Michigan soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:301-309.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2474)
  • 2003

    Buckley, D. H. and T. M. Schmidt. 2003. Diversity and dynamics of microbial communities in soils from agro-ecosystems. Environmental Microbiology 5:441-452.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2567)
  • 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)
  • 2002

    Bergsma, T. T., G. P. Robertson, and N. E. Ostrom. 2002. Influence of soil moisture and land use history on denitrification end-products. Journal of Environmental Quality 31:711-717.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2618)
  • 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)
  • Buckley, D. H. and T. M. Schmidt. 2001. The structure of microbial communities in soil and the lasting impact of cultivation. Microbial Ecology 42:11-21.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2653)
  • Buckley, D. H. and T. M. Schmidt. 2001. Environmental factors influencing the distribution of rRNA from Verrucomicrobia in soil. FEMS Microbial Ecology 35:105-112.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2654)
  • Cavigelli, M. A. and G. P. Robertson. 2001. Role of denitrifier diversity in rates of nitrous oxide consumption in a terrestrial ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 33:297-310.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2652)
  • Daroub, S., B. G. Ellis, and G. P. Robertson. 2001. Effect of cropping and low-chemical input systems on soil phosphorus fractions. Soil Science 166:281-291.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2651)
  • De Roo, R. D., Y. Du, F. T. Ulaby, and M. C. Dobson. 2001. A semi-empirical backscattering model at L-band and C-band for a soybean canopy with soil moisture inversion. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 39:864-872.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2650)
  • Menalled, F., K. L. Gross, and M. Hammond. 2001. Weed aboveground and seedbank community responses to agricultural management systems. Ecological Applications 11:1586-1601.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2636)
  • Willson, T. C., E. A. Paul, and R. R. Harwood. 2001. Biologically active soil organic matter fractions in sustainable cropping systems. Applied Soil Ecology 16:63-76.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2621)
  • 2000

    Cavigelli, M. A. and G. P. Robertson. 2000. The functional significance of denitrifier community composition in a terrestrial ecosystem. Ecology 81:1402-1414.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2702)
  • Collins, H. P., E. T. Elliott, K. Paustian, L. G. Bundy, W. A. Dick, D. R. Huggins, A. J. Smucker, and E. A. Paul. 2000. Soil carbon pools and fluxes in long-term corn belt agroecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 32:157-168.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2701)
  • Daroub, S., F. J. Pierce, and B. G. Ellis. 2000. Phosphorus fractions and fate of phosphorus-33 in soils managed under plowing and no-tillage. Soil Science Society of America Journal 64:170-176.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2700)
  • Gough, L., C. W. Osenberg, K. L. Gross, and S. L. Collins. 2000. Fertilization effects on species density and primary productivity in herbaceous plant communities. Oikos 89:428-439.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2696)
  • Klappenbach, J. A., J. M. Dunbar, and T. M. Schmidt. 2000. rRNA gene copy number reflects ecological strategies in bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66:1328-1333.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2690)
  • Phillips, C. J., E. A. Paul, and J. I. Prosser. 2000. Quantitative analysis of ammonia oxidising bacteria using competitive PCR. FEMS Microbial Ecology 32:167-175.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2679)
  • Phillips, C. J., D. Harris, S. L. Dollhopf, K. L. Gross, J. I. Prosser, and E. A. Paul. 2000. Effects of agronomic treatments on the structure and function of ammonia oxidizing communities. Applied Environmental Microbiology 66:5410-5418.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2680)
  • Robertson, G. P., E. A. Paul, and R. R. Harwood. 2000. Greenhouse gases in intensive agriculture: Contributions of individual gases to the radiative forcing of the atmosphere. Science 289:1922-1925.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2671)
  • Six, J., K. Paustian, and E. T. Elliott. 2000. Soil structure and soil organic matter: II. A normalized stability index and the effect of mineralogy. Soil Science Society of America Journal 64:1042-1049.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2666)
  • Six, J., R. Merckx, K. Kimpe, E. T. Elliott, and K. Paustian. 2000. A re-evaluation of the enriched labile soil organic matter fraction. European Journal of Soil Science 51:283-293.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2667)
  • Six, J., K. Paustian, E. T. Elliott, and C. Combrink. 2000. Soil structure and soil organic matter: I. Distribution of aggregate size classes and aggregate associated carbon. Soil Science Society of America Journal 64:681-689.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2665)
  • Six, J., E. T. Elliott, and K. Paustian. 2000. Soil macroaggregate turnover and microaggregate formation: A mechanism for C sequestration under no-tillage agriculture. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 32:2099-2103.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2668)
  • Stoyan, H., H. De-Polli, S. Bohm, G. P. Robertson, and E. A. Paul. 2000. Spatial variability of soil respiration and related soil properties at the plant scale. Plant and Soil 222:203-214.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2663)
  • 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)
  • Bruns, M. A., J. R. Stephen, J. I. Prosser, and E. A. Paul. 1999. Comparative diversity of ammonia-oxidizer 16S rRNA gene sequences in native, tilled, and successional soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:2994-3000.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2748)
  • Paul, E. A., D. Harris, H. P. Collins, U. Schulthess, and G. P. Robertson. 1999. Evolution of CO2 and soil carbon dynamics in biologically managed, row-crop agroecosystems. Applied Soil Ecology 11:53-65.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2726)
  • Six, J., E. T. Elliott, and K. Paustian. 1999. Aggregate and soil organic matter dynamics under conventional and no-tillage systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 63:1350-1358.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2712)
  • 1998

    Buckley, D. H., J. R. Graber, and T. M. Schmidt. 1998. Phylogenetic analysis of nonthermophilic members of the Kingdom (Crenarachaeota) and their diversity and abundance in soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64:4333-4339.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2792)
  • Cavigelli, M. 1998. Ecosystem consequences and spatial distribution of soil microbial community structure. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2791)
  • Colunga-Garcia, M. and S. H. Gage. 1998. Arrival, establishment, and habitat use of the multicolored Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera) in a Michigan landscape. Environmental Entomology 27:1574-1580.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2788)
  • Kellndorfer, J. M., L. E. Pierce, M. C. Dobson, and F. T. Ulaby. 1998. Toward consistent regional-to-global-scale vegetation characterization using orbital SAR systems. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 36:1396-1411.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2773)
  • Ostrom, N. E., K. E. Knoke, L. O. Hedin, G. P. Robertson, and A. J. Smucker. 1998. Temporal trends in nitrogen isotope values of nitrate leaching from an agricultural soil. Chemical Geology 146:219-227.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2766)
  • 1997

    Clark, M. S., S. H. Gage, and J. R. Spence. 1997. Habitats and management associated with common ground beetles Coleoptera: Carabidae in a Michigan agricultural landscape. Environmental Entomology 26:519-527.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2839)
  • Colunga-Garcia, M., S. H. Gage, and D. A. Landis. 1997. Response of an assemblage of Coccinellidae Coleoptera to a diverse agricultural landscape. Environmental Entomology 26:797-804.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2837)
  • Robertson, G. P., K. M. Klingensmith, M. J. Klug, E. A. Paul, J. R. Crum, and B. G. Ellis. 1997. Soil resources, microbial activity, and primary production across an agricultural ecosystem. Ecological Applications 7:158-170.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2807)
  • Sissoko, F. 1997. Enhancement of soil aggregation by the combined influences of soil wetting and drying and root-microbial associations. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

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

    Thorn, R. G., C. A. Reddy, D. Harris, and E. A. Paul. 1996. Isolation of saprophytic basidiomycetes from field and forest soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62:4288-4292.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2847)
  • 1995

    Cavigelli, M. A., G. P. Robertson, and M. J. Klug. 1995. Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) profiles as measures of soil microbial community structure. Plant and Soil 170:99-113.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2905)
  • Gross, K. L., K. S. Pregitzer, and A. J. Burton. 1995. Spatial variation in nitrogen availability in three successional plant communities. Journal of Ecology 83:357-367.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2898)
  • Paustian, K., E. T. Elliot, H. P. Collins, C. V. Cole, and E. A. Paul. 1995. Use of a network of long-term experiments in North America for analysis of soil carbon dynamics and global change: the North American model. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 35:929-939.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2888)
  • Robertson, G. P. and D. W. Freckman. 1995. The spatial distribution of nematode trophic groups across a cultivated ecosystem. Ecology 76:1425-1432.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2884)
  • 1994

    Harris, D. and E. A. Paul. 1994. Measurement of microbial growth rates in soil. Applied Soil Ecology 1:277-290.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2937)
  • Petersen, S. O. and M. J. Klug. 1994. Effects of sieving, storage and incubation temperature on the phospholipid fatty acid profile of a soil microbial community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 60:2421-2430.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2918)
  • 1993

    Freckman, D. W. and C. H. Ettema. 1993. Assessing nematode communities in agroecosystems of varying human intervention. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 45:239-261.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2989)
  • Mokma, D. L. and J. A. Doolittle. 1993. Mapping some loamy alfisols in southwestern Michigan using ground-penetrating radar. Soil Survey Horizons 34:71-77.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2968)
  • Robertson, G. P., J. R. Crum, and B. G. Ellis. 1993. The spatial variability of soil resources following long-term disturbance. Oecologia 96:451-456.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2953)
  • 1992

    Maredia, K. M., S. H. Gage, D. A. Landis, and M. J. Scriber. 1992. Habitat use patterns by the seven-spotted lady beetle (Coleoptera: coccinellidae) in a diverse agricultural landscape. Biological Control 2:159-165.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3006)
  • 1989

    Gross, K. L. and K. A. Renner. 1989. A new method for estimating seed numbers in the soil. Weed Science 37:836-839.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3047)
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