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  • 2019

    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)
  • 2018

    Mpeketula, P. M. and S. S. Snapp. 2018. Structural stability conditions soil carbon gains from compost management and rotational diversity. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83:203-211.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3761)
  • Quigley, M. Y., W. C. Negassa, A. K. Guber, M. L. Rivers, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2018. Influence of pore characteristics on the fate and distribution of newly added carbon. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6:51. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00051.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3727)
  • Sprunger, C. D., S. W. Culman, G. P. Robertson, and S. S. Snapp. 2018. How does nitrogen and perenniality influence belowground biomass and nitrogen use efficiency in small grain cereals? Crop Science 58:2110-2120.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3718)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3611)
  • Snapp, S. S., B. Wilke, L. Gentry, and D. Zoellner. 2017. Compost legacy down-regulates biological nitrogen fixation in a long-term field experiment. Agronomy Journal 109:2662-2669.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3623)
  • 2016

    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)
  • Jaikumar, N., S. S. Snapp, and T. D. Sharkey. 2016. Older Thinopyrum intermedium (Poaceae) plants exhibit lower maximal photosynthetic capacity but superior photosynthetic acclimation to cold stress compared to young plants. Journal of Experimental Botany 67:4743-4753.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3557)
  • Mpeketula, P. M. 2016. Soil organic carbon dynamics and mycorrhizal fungal diversity in contrasting agroecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

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

    Birge, H. E., R. T. Conant, R. F. Follett, M. L. Haddix, S. J. Morris, S. S. Snapp, M. D. Wallenstein, and E. A. Paul. 2015. Soil respiration is not limited by reductions in microbial biomass during long-term soil incubations. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 81:304-310.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3452)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.

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

    Culman, S. W., S. S. Snapp, J. M. Green, and L. E. Gentry. 2013. Short- and long-term labile soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics reflect management and predict corn agronomic performance. Agronomy Journal 105:493-502.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3230)
  • Gentry, L. E., S. S. Snapp, R. F. Price, and L. F. Gentry. 2013. Apparent red clover nitrogen credit to corn: Evaluating cover crop introduction. Agronomy Journal 105:1658-1664.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3289)
  • Jaikumar, N., S. S. Snapp, and T. D. Sharkey. 2013. Life history and resource acquisition: Photosynthetic traits in selected accessions of three perennial cereal species compared with annual wheat and rye. American Journal of Botany 100:2468-2477.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3295)
  • 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)
  • Tinsley, S. 2012. An evaluation of perennial wheat and intermediate wheatgrass as dual-purpose, forage-grain crops under organic management. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3228)
  • 2010

    McSwiney, C. P., S. S. Snapp, and L. E. Gentry. 2010. Use of N immobilization to tighten the N cycle in conventional agroecosystems. Ecological Applications 20:648-662.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2136)
  • Snapp, S. S., L. E. Gentry, and R. R. Harwood. 2010. Management intensity - not biodiversity - the driver of ecosystem services in a long-term row crop experiment. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 138:242-248.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2123)
  • 2007

    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

    Blackwood, C. B., C. J. Dell, E. A. Paul, and A. J. Smucker. 2006. Eubacterial communities in different soil macroaggregate environments and cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38:720-728.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2413)
  • 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)
  • Smith, R. G. and K. L. Gross. 2006. Weed community and corn yield variability in diverse management systems. Weed Science 54:106-113.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2360)
  • 2004

    Sanchez, J. E., R. R. Harwood, T. C. Willson, K. Kizilkaya, J. Smeenk, E. Parker, E. A. Paul, B. D. Knezek, and G. P. Robertson. 2004. Managing soil carbon and nitrogen for productivity and environmental quality. Agronomy Journal 96:769-775.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2479)
  • 2003

    Blackwood, C. B. and E. A. Paul. 2003. Eubacterial community structure and population size within the soil light fraction, rhizosphere, and heavy fraction of several agricultural systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 35:1245-1255.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2570)
  • Blackwood, C. B., T. Marsh, S. H. Kim, and E. A. Paul. 2003. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data analysis for quantitative comparison of microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:926-932.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2571)
  • Fortuna, A. M., R. R. Harwood, G. P. Robertson, J. W. Fisk, and E. A. Paul. 2003. Seasonal changes in nitrification potential associated with application of N fertilizer and compost in maize systems of southwest Michigan. Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment 97:285-293.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2564)
  • Fortuna, A. M., R. R. Harwood, K. Kizilkaya, and E. A. Paul. 2003. Optimizing nutrient availability and potential carbon sequestration in an agroecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 35:1005-1013.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2565)
  • 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)
  • 2002

    Sanchez, J. E., E. A. Paul, T. C. Willson, J. Smeenk, and R. R. Harwood. 2002. Corn root effects on the nitrogen-supplying capacity of a conditioned soil. Agronomy Journal 94:391-396.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2585)
  • 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)
  • Sanchez, J. E., T. C. Willson, K. Kizilkaya, E. Parker, and R. R. Harwood. 2001. Enhancing the mineralizable nitrogen pool through substrate diversity in long-term cropping systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 65:1442-1447.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2625)
  • 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)
  • 1998

    Jones, M. E., R. R. Harwood, N. C. Dehne, J. Smeenk, and E. Parker. 1998. Enhancing soil nitrogen mineralization and corn yield with overseeded cover crops. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 53:245-249.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2774)
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