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  • 2020

    Helms IV, J. A., S. E. Ijelu, B. D. Wills, D. A. Landis, and N. M. Haddad. 2020. Ant biodiversity and ecosystem services in bioenergy landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 290:106780.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3816)
  • 2019

    Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Carbon debt of field-scale Conservation Reserve Program grasslands converted to annual and perennial bioenergy crops. Environmental Research Letters 14:024019.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3756)
  • Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Data from: Carbon debt of field-scale Conservation Reserve Program grasslands converted to annual and perennial bioenergy crops. Dryad Digital Repository. doi: 10.5061/dryad.224rg77

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3771)
  • Bowsher, A. W., P. J. Kearns, and A. Shade. 2019. 16S rRNA/rRNA gene ratios and cell activity staining reveal consistent patterns of microbial activity in plant-associated soil. mSystems 4:e00003-19.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3775)
  • Reed, D., J. Chen, M. Abraha, G. P. Robertson, and K. Dahlin. 2019. The shifting role of mRUE for regulating ecosystem production. Ecosystems https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00407-4.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3782)
  • 2018

    Abraha, M., S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Ecosystem carbon exchange on conversion of Conservation Reserve Program grasslands to annual and perennial cropping systems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.sc41rn3.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3702)
  • Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Legacy effects of land use on soil nitrous oxide emissions in annual crop and perennial grassland ecosystems. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.17g36j4.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3722)
  • Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Legacy effects of land use on soil nitrous oxide emissions in annual crop and perennial grassland ecosystems. Ecological Applications 28:1362-1369.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3713)
  • Abraha, M., S. K. Hamilton, J. Chen, and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Ecosystem carbon exchange on conversion of Conservation Reserve Program grasslands to annual and perennial cropping systems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 253-254:151-160.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3699)
  • Landis, D. A., C. Gratton, R. D. Jackson, K. L. Gross, D. S. Duncan, C. Liang, T. D. Meehan, B. A. Robertson, T. M. Schmidt, K. A. Stahlheber, J. M. Tiedje, and B. P. Werling. 2018. Biomass and biofuel crop effects on biodiversity and ecosystem services in the North Central US. Biomass and Bioenergy 114:18-29.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3567)
  • Magnoli, S. 2018. The role of rapid adaptation in plant population establishment. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3786)
  • 2017

    Su, Y. 2017. The carbon sequestration and soil respiration after land use conversion in biofuel cropping ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3633)
  • 2016

    Abraha, M., I. Gelfand, S. K. Hamilton, C. Shao, Y. J. Su, G. P. Robertson, and J. Chen. 2016. Ecosystem water-use efficiency of annual corn and perennial grasses: Contributions from land-use history and species composition. Ecosystems 19:1001-1012.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3538)
  • Stahlheber, K. A., B. Watson, T. L. Dickson, R. Disney, and K. L. Gross. 2016. Balancing biofuel production and biodiversity: Harvesting frequency effects on production and community composition in planted tallgrass prairie. Biomass and Bioenergy 92:98-105.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3571)
  • 2015

    Abraha, M., J. Chen, H. Chu, T. Zenone, R. John, Y. J. Su, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Evapotranspiration of annual and perennial biofuel crops in a variable climate. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 7:1344-1356.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3424)
  • Gelfand, I., M. Cui, J. Tang, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Short-term drought response of N2O and CO2 emissions from mesic agricultural soils in the US Midwest. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 212:127-133.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3493)
  • 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)
  • Kallenbach, C. and A. S. Grandy. 2015. Land-use legacies regulate decomposition dynamics following bioenergy crop conversion. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 7:1232-1244.

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  • 2014

    Deal, M. W., J. Xu, R. John, T. Zenone, J. Chen, J. Chu, P. Jasrotia, K. Kahmark, J. Bossenbroek, and C. Mayer. 2014. Net primary production in three bioenergy crop systems following land conversion. Journal of Plant Ecology 7:451-460.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3479)
  • Ruan, L. 2014. Impacts of biofuel crops on greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3363)
  • 2013

    Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2013. Initial nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, and methane costs of converting conservation reserve program grassland to row crops under no-till vs. conventional tillage. Global Change Biology 19:2478-2489.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3231)
  • Ruan, L. and G. P. Robertson. 2013. Data from: Initial nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide, and methane costs of converting Conservation Reserve Program grassland to row crops under no-till vs. conventional tillage. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.s34cm.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3675)
  • Zenone, T., I. Gelfand, J. Chen, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2013. From set-aside grassland to annual and perennial cellulosic biofuel crops: effects of land use change on carbon balance. Agricultural & Forest Meteorology 182:1-12.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3287)
  • 2011

    Bhardwaj, A. K., T. Zenone, P. Jasrotia, G. P. Robertson, J. Chen, and S. K. Hamilton. 2011. Water and energy footprints of bioenergy crop production on marginal lands. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy 3:208-222.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2111)
  • Deal, M. 2011. Net primary production in three bioenergy crop systems following land conversion. Thesis, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2105)
  • Gelfand, I., T. Zenone, P. Jasrotia, J. Chen, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Carbon debt of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) grasslands converted to bioenergy production. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108:13864-13869.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3101)
  • Zenone, T., J. Chen, M. W. Deal, B. Wilske, P. Jasrotia, J. Xu, A. K. Bhardwaj, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. CO2 fluxes of transitional bioenergy crops: effect of land conversion during the first year of cultivation. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 3:401-412.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2072)
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