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  • 2020

    Gelfand, I., S. K. Hamilton, A. N. Kravchenko, R. D. Jackson, K. D. Thelen, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Empirical evidence for the potential climate benefits of decarbonizing light vehicle transport in the U.S. with bioenergy from purpose-grown biomass with and without BECCS. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.44j0zpc8r.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3834)
  • Gelfand, I., S. K. Hamilton, A. N. Kravchenko, R. D. Jackson, K. D. Thelen, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Empirical evidence for the potential climate benefits of decarbonizing light vehicle transport in the U.S. with bioenergy from purpose-grown biomass with and without BECCS. Environmental Science & Technology 54:2961-2974.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3824)
  • 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)
  • Hussain, M. Z., G. P. Robertson, B. Basso, and S. K. Hamilton. 2020. Data from: Leaching losses of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen from agricultural soils in the upper US Midwest. Dryad, Dataset https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.0p2ngf1xb.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3857)
  • Hussain, M. Z., G. P. Robertson, B. Basso, and S. K. Hamilton. 2020. Leaching losses of dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen from agricultural soils in the upper US Midwest. Science of the Total Environment 734:139379.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3849)
  • Larimer, C. J., E. H. Denis, J. D. Suter, and J. J. Moran. 2020. Optical coherence tomography imaging of plant root growth in soil. Applied Optics 59:2474-2481.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3859)
  • Lin, V. S., J. J. Rosnow, M. Y. McGrady, D. N. Smercina, J. R. Nuñez, R. S. Renslow, and J. J. Moran. 2020. Non-destructive spatial analysis of phosphatase activity and total protein distribution in the rhizosphere using a root blotting method. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 146:107820.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3860)
  • Veličković, D., V. S. Lin, A. Rivas, C. R. Anderton, and J. J. Moran. 2020. An approach for broad molecular imaging of the root-soil interface via indirect matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry. Soil Biology and Biochemistry doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107804

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3861)
  • 2019

    Denis, E. H., P. D. Ilhardt, A. E. Tucker, N. L. Huggett, J. J. Rosnow, and J. J. Moran. 2019. Spatially tracking carbon through the root–rhizosphere–soil system using laser ablation-IRMS. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 182:401-410.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3801)
  • Duncan, D. S., L. G. Oates, I. Gelfand, N. Millar, G. P. Robertson, and R. D. Jackson. 2019. Environmental factors function as constraints on soil nitrous oxide fluxes in bioenergy feedstock cropping systems. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 11:416-426.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3744)
  • Grady, K. L., J. W. Sorensen, N. Stopnisek, J. Guittar, and A. Shade. 2019. Assembly and seasonality of core phyllosphere microbiota on perennial biofuel crops. Nature Communications 10:4135.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3813)
  • Griffin, S. R. 2019. Restoring wild bees across fragmented landscapes. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3871)
  • Helms, J. A., S. E. Ijelu, and N. M. Haddad. 2019. Range expansion in an introduced social parasite-host species pair. Biological Invasions 21:2751-2759.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3778)
  • Hussain, M. Z., A. K. Bhardwaj, B. Basso, G. P. Robertson, and S. K. Hamilton. 2019. Nitrate leaching from continuous corn, perennial grasses, and poplar in the US Midwest. Journal of Environmental Quality 48:1849-1855.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3805)
  • Ilhardt, P. D., J. R. Nuñez, E. H. Denis, J. J. Rosnow, E. J. Krogstad, R. S. Renslow, and J. J. Moran. 2019. High-resolution elemental mapping of the root-rhizosphere-soil continuum using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS). Soil Biology and Biochemistry 131:119-132.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3802)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., A. K. Guber, B. S. Rasavi, J. Koestel, M. Y. Quigley, G. P. Robertson, and Y. Kuzyakov. 2019. Microbial spatial footprint as a driver of soil carbon stabilization. Nature Communications 10:3121.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3781)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., A. K. Guber, B. S. Razavi, J. Koestel, E. V. Blagodatskaya, and Y. Kuzyakov. 2019. Spatial patterns of extracellular enzymes: Combining X-ray computed micro-tomography and 2D zymography. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 135:411-419.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3789)
  • Liang, D. 2019. Microbial sources of nitrous oxide emissions from diverse cropping systems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3844)
  • Roley, S. S., C. Xue, S. K. Hamilton, J. M. Tiedje, and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Isotopic evidence for episodic nitrogen fixation in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). Soil Biology & Biochemistry 129:90-98.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3750)
  • Szymanski, L. M., G. R. Sanford, K. A. Heckman, R. D. Jackson, and E. Marín-Spiotta. 2019. Conversion to bioenergy crops alters the amount and age of microbially-respired soil carbon. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 128:35-44.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3757)
  • von Haden, A. C., C. J. Kucharik, R. D. Jackson, and E. Marín-Spiotta. 2019. Litter quantity, litter chemistry, and soil texture control changes in soil organic carbon fractions under bioenergy cropping systems of the North Central U.S. Biogeochemistry 143:313-326.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3798)
  • Wang, S., G. R. Sanford, G. P. Robertson, R. D. Jackson, and K. D. Thelen. 2019. Perennial bioenergy crop yield and quality response to nitrogen fertilization. BioEnergy Research https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-019-10072-z.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3812)
  • Xue, C., Y. Hao, X. Pu, C. Ryan Penton, Q. Wang, M. Zhao, B. Zhang, W. Ran, Q. Huang, Q. Shen, and J. M. Tiedje. 2019. Effect of LSU and ITS genetic markers and reference databases on analyses of fungal communities. Biology and Fertility of Soils 55:79-88.

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  • 2018

    Kravchenko, A. N., A. K. Guber, M. Y. Quigley, J. Koestel, H. Gandhi, and N. E. Ostrom. 2018. X‐ray computed tomography to predict soil N2O production via bacterial denitrification and N2O emission in contrasting bioenergy cropping systems. Global Change Biology - Bioenergy 10:894-909.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3737)
  • Sprunger, C. D. and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Early accumulation of active fraction soil carbon in newly established cellulosic biofuel systems. Geoderma 318:42-51.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3686)
  • Sprunger, C. D. and G. P. Robertson. 2018. Data from: Early accumulation of active fraction soil carbon in newly established cellulosic biofuel systems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.7jq46.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3687)
  • 2017

    Emery, S. M., M. L. Reid, L. Bell-Dereske, and K. L. Gross. 2017. Soil mycorrhizal and nematode diversity vary in response to bioenergy crop identity and fertilization. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 9:1644-1656.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3614)
  • Sanford, G. R., R. D. Jackson, L. G. Oates, G. P. Robertson, S. Roley, and K. D. Thelen. 2017. Biomass production a stronger driver of ethanol yield than biomass quality. Agronomy Journal 109:1911-1922.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3605)
  • Sprunger, C. D., L. G. Oates, R. D. Jackson, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Plant community composition influences fine root production and biomass allocation in perennial bioenergy cropping systems of the upper Midwest, USA. Biomass and Bioenergy 105:248-258.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3647)
  • Wang, S. 2017. Biomass production potential, theoretical ethanol yield, environmental sustainability of Miscanthus x giganteus and nitrogen fertilizer effect on quantity and quality in five lignocellulosic biomass crops in north-central U.S. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3858)
  • Zhang, B., C. R. Penton, C. Xue, J. F. Quensen, S. S. Roley, J. Guo, A. Garoutte, T. Zheng, and J. M. Tiedje. 2017. Soil depth and crop determinants of bacterial communities under ten biofuel cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 112:140-152.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3624)
  • 2016

    Duncan, D. S. 2016. Linking soil microbiology and environmental conditions to variability in nitrous oxide production in bioenergy cropping systems. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3621)
  • Fox, A., T. N. Kim, C. A. Bahlai, J. M. Woltz, C. Gratton, and D. A. Landis. 2016. Cover crops have neutral effects on predator communities and biological control services in annual cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 232:101-109.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3564)
  • Garoutte, A. 2016. Identifying the activities of rhizosphere microbial communities using metatranscriptomics. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3620)
  • Guo, J., J. R. Cole, Q. Zhang, C. T. Brown, and J. M. Tiedje. 2016. Microbial community analysis with ribosomal gene fragments from shotgun metagenomes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82:157-166.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3552)
  • Guo, J. 2016. Rhizosphere metagenomics of three biofuel crops. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3671)
  • Jesus, E. C., C. Liang, F. J. Quensen, E. Susilawati, R. D. Jackson, T. C. Balser, and J. M. Tiedje. 2016. Influence of corn, switchgrass, and prairie cropping systems on soil microbial communities in the upper Midwest of the United States. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 8:481-494.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3481)
  • Liang, C., E. da C. Jesus, D. S. Duncan, J. F. Quensen, R. D. Jackson, T. C. Balser, and J. M. Tiedje. 2016. Switchgrass rhizospheres stimulate microbial biomass but deplete microbial necromass in agricultural soils of the upper Midwest, USA. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 94:173-180.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3627)
  • 2015

    Hamilton, S. K., M. Z. Hussain, A. K. Bhardwaj, B. Basso, and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Comparative water use by maize, perennial crops, restored prairie, and poplar trees in the US Midwest. Environmental Research Letters 10:064015.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3441)
  • Szymanski, L. 2015. Soil microbial respiration and carbon turnover under perennial and annual biofuel crops in two agricultural soils. Thesis, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3596)
  • Tiemann, L. K. and A. S. Grandy. 2015. Mechanisms of soil carbon accrual and storage in bioenergy cropping systems. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 7:161-174.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3375)
  • Wang, Q., J. A. Fish, M. Gilman, Y. Sun, C. T. Brown, J. M. Tiedje, and J. R. Cole. 2015. Xander: employing a novel method for efficient gene-targeted metagenomic assembly. Microbiome 3:32.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3553)
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