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  • 2023

    Arnold, M. B., M. Back, M. D. Crowell, N. Farooq, P. Ghimire, O. A. Obarein, K. E. Smart, T. Taucher, E. VanderJeugdt, K. I. Perry, D. A. Landis, and C. A. Bahlai. 2023. Coexistence between similar invaders: The case of two cosmopolitan exotic insects. Ecology doi: 10.1002/ecy.3979

  • 2022

    Liptzin, D., C. E. Norris, S. B. Cappellazzi, G. M. Bean, M. Cope, K. L. Greub, E. L. Rieke, P. W. Tracy, E. Aberle, A. Ashworth, O. Bañuelos Tavarez, A. I. Bary, R. L. Baumhardt, A. Borbón Gracia, D. C. Brainard, J. R. Brennan, D. Briones Reyes, D. Bruhjell, C. N. Carlyle, J. J. Crawford, C. F. Creech, S. W. Culman, B. Deen, C. J. Dell, J. D. Derner, T. F. Ducey, S. W. Duiker, M. F. Dyck, B. H. Ellert, M. H. Entz, A. Espinosa Solorio, S. J. Fonte, S. Fonteyne, A. Fortuna, J. L. Foster, L. M. Fultz, A. V. Gamble, C. M. Geddes, D. Griffin-LaHue, J. H. Grove, S. K. Hamilton, X. Hao, Z. D. Hayden, N. Honsdorf, J. A. Howe, J. A. Ippolito, G. A. Johnson, M. A. Kautz, N. R. Kitchen, S. Kumar, K. S. Kurtz, F. J. Larney, K. L. Lewis, M. Liebman, A. Lopez Ramirez, S. Machado, B. Maharjan, M. A. Martinez Gamiño, W. E. May, M. P. McClaran, M. D. McDaniel, N. Millar, J. P. Mitchell, A. D. Moore, P. A. Moore, M. Mora Gutiérrez, K. A. Nelson, E. C. Omondi, S. L. Osborne, L. Osorio Alcalá, P. Owens, E. M. Pena-Yewtukhiw, H. J. Poffenbarger, B. Ponce Lira, J. R. Reeve, T. M. Reinbott, M. S. Reiter, E. L. Ritchey, K. L. Roozeboom, Y. Rui, A. Sadeghpour, U. M. Sainju, G. R. Sanford, W. F. Schillinger, R. R. Schindelbeck, M. E. Schipanski, A. J. Schlegel, K. M. Scow, L. A. Sherrod, A. L. Shober, S. S. Sidhu, E. Solís Moya, M. St Luce, J. S. Strock, A. E. Suyker, V. R. Sykes, H. Tao, A. Trujillo Campos, L. L. Van Eerd, H. van Es, N. Verhulst, T. J. Vyn, Y. Wang, D. B. Watts, D. L. Wright, T. Zhang, C. L. Morgan, and C. W. Honeycutt. 2022. An evaluation of carbon indicators of soil health in long-term agricultural experiments. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 172:108708.

  • 2017

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 .

  • 2015

    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.

  • 2013

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2012

    Garlock, R. J., B. Bals, P. Jasrotia, V. Balan, and B. E. Dale. 2012. Influence of variable species composition on the saccharification of AFEX™ pretreated biomass from unmanaged fields in comparison to corn stover. Biomass and Bioenergy 37:49-59.

  • 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.

  • 2011

    Houseman, G. R. and K. L. Gross. 2011. Linking grassland plant diversity to species pools, sorting and plant traits. Journal of Ecology 99:464-472.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 2010

    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.

  • 2009

    Levine, U. 2009. Comparisons of methanotroph communities in soils that consume atmospheric methane. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • Syswerda, S. P. 2009. Ecosystem services from agriculture across a management intensity gradient in Southwest Michigan. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

  • 2008

    Cleland, E. E., C. Clark, S. Collins, J. Fargione, L. Gough, K. L. Gross, D. G. Milchunas, S. Pennings, W. D. Bowman, I. C. Burke, W. K. Lauenroth, G. P. Robertson, J. Simpson, D. Tilman, and K. N. Suding. 2008. Species responses to nitrogen fertilization in herbaceous plant communities, and associated species traits. Ecology 89:1175.

  • 2007

    Clark, C. M., E. E. Cleland, S. L. Collins, J. E. Fargione, L. Gough, K. L. Gross, S. C. Pennings, K. N. Suding, and J. B. Grace. 2007. Environmental and plant community determinants of species loss following nitrogen enrichment. Ecology Letters 10:596-607.

  • Grandy, A. S. and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Land-use intensity effects on soil organic carbon accumulation rates and mechanisms. Ecosystems 10:59-74.

  • Gross, K. and S. A. Emery. 2007. Succession and restoration in Michigan old-field communities. Pages 162-179 in V. Kramer and R. J. Hobbs, eds. Old-Fields: Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland. Island Press, Washington, DC.

  • 2006

    Ambus, P. and G. P. Robertson. 2006. The effect of increased N deposition on nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide fluxes from unmanaged forest and grassland communities in Michigan. Biogeochemistry 79:315-337.

  • 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.

  • 2005

    Grandy, A. S. 2005. Ecosystem consequences of soil aggregation following soil disturbance. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

  • Pennings, S. C., C. M. Clark, E. E. Cleland, S. L. Collins, L. Gough, K. L. Gross, D. G. Milchunas, and K. N. Suding. 2005. Do individual plant species show predictable responses to nitrogen addition across multiple experiments? Oikos 110:547-555.

  • Suwanwaree, P. and G. P. Robertson. 2005. Methane oxidation in forest, successional, and no-till agricultural ecosystems: Effects of nitrogen and soil disturbance. Soil Science Society of America Journal 69:1722-1729.

  • 2004

    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.

  • 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.

  • 2001

    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.

  • 2000

    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.

  • 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.

  • 1999

    Foster, B. L. 1999. Establishment, competition and the distribution of native grasses among Michigan old-fields. Journal of Ecology 87:476-489.

  • 1998

    Foster, B. L. and K. L. Gross. 1998. Species richness in a successional grassland: Effects of nitrogen enrichment and plant litter. Ecology 79:2593-2602.

  • 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.

  • 1997

    Foster, B. L. and K. L. Gross. 1997. Partitioning the effects of plant biomass and litter on Andropogon gerardi in old-field vegetation. Ecology 78:2091-2104.

  • 1996

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

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

  • 1993

    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.

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