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  • 2017

    Beehler, J., J. Fry, W. Negassa, and A. Kravchenko. 2017. Impact of cover crop on soil carbon accrual in topographically diverse terrain. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 72:272-279.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3615)
  • Fry, J., A. K. Guber, M. Ladoni, J. D. Munoz, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2017. The effect of up-scaling soil properties and model parameters on predictive accuracy of DSSAT crop simulation model under variable weather conditions. Geoderma 287:105-115.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3641)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., S. S. Snapp, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Data from: Field-scale experiments reveal persistent yield gaps in low-input and organic cropping systems. Dryad Digital Repository https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.gh90f5f.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3696)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., S. S. Snapp, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Field-scale experiments reveal persistent yield gaps in low-input and organic cropping systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114:926-931.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3585)
  • 2016

    Beehler, J. 2016. The effect of cover crop on soil carbon and soil water retention in topographically diverse terrain. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3726)
  • Ladoni, M., A. Basir, G. P. Robertson, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2016. Scaling-up: Cover crops differentially influence soil carbon in agricultural fields with diverse topography. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 225:93-103.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3537)
  • Wickings, K., A. S. Grandy, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2016. Going with the flow: Landscape position drives differences in microbial biomass and activity in conventional, low input, and organic agricultural systems in the Midwestern U.S. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 218:1-10.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3522)
  • 2015

    Ladoni, M., A. N. Kravchenko, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Topography mediates the influence of cover crops on soil nitrate levels in row crop agricultural systems. PLoS ONE 10:e0143358.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3513)
  • Ladoni, M. 2015. Interactive effects of cover crops and topography on soil organic carbon and mineral nitrogen. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3436)
  • Ladoni, M., A. Basir, and A. Kravchenko. 2015. Which soil carbon fraction is the best for assessing management differences? A statistical power perspective. Soil Science Society America Journal 79:848-857.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3485)
  • 2014

    Kravchenko, A. N., W. Negassa, A. K. Guber, and S. Schmidt. 2014. New approach to measure soil particulate organic matter in intact samples using X-ray computed microtomography. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78:1177-1185.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3384)
  • Munoz, J. D., J. Steibel, S. Snapp, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2014. Cover crop effect on corn growth and yield as influenced by topography. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 189:229-239.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3280)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3413)
  • 2013

    Woltz, J. M. and D. A. Landis. 2013. Coccinellid immigration to infested host patches influences suppression of Aphis glycines in soybean. Biological Control 61:330-337.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3284)
  • 2012

    Munoz, J. D. and A. N. Kravchenko. 2012. Deriving the optimal scale for relating topographic attributes and cover crop plant biomass. Geomorphology 179:197-207.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3129)
  • 2011

    Gardiner, M. M., M. E. O’Neal, and D. A. Landis. 2011. Intraguild predation and native lady beetle decline. PLoS ONE 6:e23576.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3049)
  • 2010

    Munoz, J. D., A. O. Finley, R. Gehl, and S. Kravchenko. 2010. Nonlinear hierarchical models for predicting cover crop biomass using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. Remote Sensing of Environment 114:2833-2840.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3115)
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