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  • 2019

    Shcherbak, I. and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Data from: Nitrous oxide (N2O) from subsurface soils of agricultural ecosystems. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.c6c4bt8.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3769)
  • Shcherbak, I. and G. P. Robertson. 2019. Nitrous oxide (N2O) from subsurface soils of agricultural ecosystems. Ecosystems 22:1650-1663.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3768)
  • Yeung, L. Y., J. A. Haslun, N. E. Ostrom, T. Sun, E. D. Young, M. A. van Kessel, S. Lücker, and M. S. Jetten. 2019. In situ quantification of biological N2 Production using naturally occurring 15N15N. Environmental Science & Technology 53:5168-5175.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3810)
  • 2018

    Quigley, M. Y., M. L. Rivers, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2018. Patterns and sources of spatial heterogeneity in soil matrix from contrasting long term management practices. Frontiers in Environmental Science 6:28. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00028.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3728)
  • 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)
  • Toosi, E. R., A. N. Kravchenko, J. Mao, M. Y. Quigley, and M. L. Rivers. 2017. Effects of management and pore characteristics on organic matter composition of macroaggregates: Evidence from characterization of organic matter and imaging. European Journal of Soil Science 68:200-211.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3608)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3572)
  • Gordon, B. R., C. R. Klinger, D. J. Weese, J. A. Lau, P. V. Burke, B. T. Dentinger, and K. D. Heath. 2016. Decoupled genomic elements and the evolution of partner quality in nitrogen-fixing rhizobia. Ecology and Evolution 6:1317-1327.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3544)
  • 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 .

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3594)
  • Klinger, C. R., J. A. Lau, and K. D. Heath. 2016. Ecological genomics of mutualism decline in nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 283:20152563.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3536)
  • Suding, K. N., E. Spotswood, D. Chapple, E. Beller, and K. L. Gross. 2016. Ecological dynamics and ecological restoration. Pages 27-56 in Foundations of Restoration Ecology, Second edition. Island Press, Washington DC.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3570)
  • 2015

    Aanderud, Z. T., S. E. Jones, N. Fierer, and J. T. Lennon. 2015. Resuscitation of the rare biosphere contributes to pulses of ecosystem activity. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:24.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3470)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3414)
  • Gallaher, C. and S. S. Snapp. 2015. Organic management and legume presence maintained phosphorus bioavailability in a 17-year field crop experiment. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 30:211-222.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3247)
  • Gordon, B. R. 2015. The influence of long-term nitrogen fertilization on symbiosis and metabolism in the legume-rhizobium mutualsim. Thesis, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign, Urbana Illinois.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3546)
  • Gottshall, C. B. 2015. Effects of different agricultural management systems on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity, community structure, and ecosystem services. Dissertation, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3501)
  • Klinger, C. 2015. Ecological genomics of mutualism decline in nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Thesis, University of Illinois and Urban-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3545)
  • Kravchenko, A. N. and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Statistical challenges in analyses of chamber-based soil CO2 and N2O emissions data. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79:200-211.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3419)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. C. Negassa, A. K. Guber, and M. L. Rivers. 2015. Protection of soil carbon within macro-aggregates depends on intra-aggregate pore characteristics. Scientific Reports 5:16261.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3523)
  • San José Martínez, F., F. J. Muñoz Ortega, F. J. Caniego Monreal, A. N. Kravchenko, and W. Wang. 2015. Soil aggregate geometry: Measurements and morphology. Geoderma 237-238:36-48.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3486)
  • Weese, D. J., K. D. Heath, B. T. Dentinger, and J. A. Lau. 2015. Long-term nitrogen addition causes the evolution of less-cooperative mutualists. Evolution 69:631-642.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3443)
  • Wright, C. A. 2015. Dynamics of agricultural soil fungi: Impact of agricultural land management on the soil microbial biomass, fungal species richness, and ligninolytic gene structure. Disseration, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3541)
  • 2014

    Hallett, L. M., J. S. Hsu, E. E. Cleland, S. L. Collins, T. L. Dickson, E. C. Farrer, L. A. Gherardi, K. L. Gross, R. J. Hobbs, L. Turnball, and K. N. Suding. 2014. Biotic mechanisms of community stability shift along a precipitation gradient. Ecology 95:1693-1700.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3293)
  • Syswerda, S. P. and G. P. Robertson. 2014. Ecosystem services along a management gradient in Michigan (USA) cropping systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 189:28-35.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3364)
  • 2013

    Ananyeva, K., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, M. L. Rivers, and A. N. Kravchenko. 2013. Can intra-aggregate pore structures affect the aggregate's effectiveness in protecting carbon? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57:868-875.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3277)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3296)
  • Cleland, E. E., S. L. Collins, T. L. Dickson, E. C. Farrer, K. L. Gross, L. A. Gherardi, L. Hallett, R. Hobbs, J. Hsu, L. Turnbul, and K. N. Suding. 2013. Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation. Ecology 94:1687-1696.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3233)
  • Dickson, T. L. and K. L. Gross. 2013. Data from: Plant community responses to long-term fertilization: changes in functional group abundance drive changes in species richness. Dryad Digital Repository, doi: 10.5061/dryad.984r37k

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3735)
  • Dickson, T. L. and K. L. Gross. 2013. Plant community responses to long-term fertilization: Changes in functional group abundance drive changes in species richness. Oecologia 173:1513-1520.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf data (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3241)
  • Gelfand, I., R. Sahajpal, X. Zhang, C. R. Izaurralde, K. L. Gross, and G. P. Robertson. 2013. Sustainable bioenergy production from marginal lands in the US Midwest. Nature 493:514-517.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3222)
  • Kravchenko, A., H. Chun, M. M. Mazer, W. Wang, J. B. Rose, A. Smucker, and M. Rivers. 2013. Relationships between intra-aggregate pore structures and distributions of Escherichia coli within soil macro-aggregates. Applied Soil Ecology 63:134-142.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3278)
  • Lauber, C. L., K. S. Ramirez, Z. Aanderud, J. Lennon, and N. Fierer. 2013. Temporal variability in soil microbial communities across land-use types. ISME Journal 7:1641-1650.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3240)
  • Robinson, T. M., K. J. La Pierre, M. A. Vadeboncoeur, K. M. Byrne, M. L. Thomey, and S. E. Colby. 2013. Seasonal, not annual precipitation drives community productivity across ecosystems. Oikos 122:727-738.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3225)
  • Shcherbak, I. 2013. Production and movement of N2O in the full soil profile. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3393)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3401)
  • Wang, W., A. N. Kravchenko, T. Johnson, S. Srinivasan, A. J. Smucker, J. B. Rose, and M. L. Rivers. 2013. Intra-aggregate pore structures and Escherichia coli distribution by water flow within and movement out of soil macroaggregates. Vadoze Zone Journal 12: DOI: 10.2136/vzj2013.01.0012 .

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3297)
  • Wickings, K. and A. S. Grandy. 2013. Management intensity interacts with litter chemistry and climate to drive temporal patterns in arthropod communities during decomposition. Pedobiologia 56:105-112.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3243)
  • 2012

    Culman, S. W., S. S. Snapp, M. E. Schipanski, M. A. Freeman, L. E. Beniston, L. E. Drinkwater, A. J. Franzluebbers, J. D. Glover, A. S. Grandy, R. Lal, J. Lee, J. E. Maul, S. B. Mirsky, J. Six, J. T. Spargo, and M. M. Wander. 2012. Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:494-505.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3123)
  • Gough, L., K. L. Gross, E. E. Cleland, C. M. Clark, S. L. Collins, J. E. Fargione, S. C. Pennings, and K. N. Suding. 2012. Incorporating clonal growth form clarifies the role of plant height in response to nitrogen addition. Oecologia 169:1053-1062.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3120)
  • Lennon, J. T., Z. A. Aanderud, B. K. Lehmkuhl, and D. R. Schoolmaster. 2012. Mapping the niche space of soil microorganisms using taxonomy and traits. Ecology 93:1867-1879.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3255)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3103)
  • Wang, W., A. N. Kravchenko, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2012. Intra-aggregate pore characteristics: X-ray computed microtomography analysis. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:1159-1171.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3128)
  • Wang, W. 2012. Investigating soil aggregate pore structures and their relationship to bacteria spatial distribution using x-ray computed microtomography. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3285)
  • Wickings, K., A. S. Grandy, S. Reed, and C. Cleveland. 2012. The origin of litter chemical complexity during decomposition. Ecology Letters 15:1180-1188.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3124)
  • Wong, J. R. 2012. Impacts of agricultural disturbance on communities of selected soil fungi (Agaricomycetes). Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3147)
  • 2011

    Aanderud, Z. and J. T. Lennon. 2011. Validation of heavy-water stable isotope probing for the characterization of rapidly responding soil bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:4589-4596.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3471)
  • Aanderud, Z. T., D. R. Schoolmaster Jr., and J. T. Lennon. 2011. Plants mediate the sensitivity of soil respiration to rainfall variability. Ecosystems 14:156-167.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3301)
  • Bhardwaj, A. K., P. Jasrotia, S. K. Hamilton, and G. P. Robertson. 2011. Ecological management of intensively cropped agro-ecosystems improves soil quality with sustained productivity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 140:419-429.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2112)
  • Cleland, E. E., C. M. Clark, S. L. Collins, J. E. Fargione, L. Gough, K. L. Gross, S. C. Pennings, and K. N. Suding. 2011. Patterns of trait convergence and divergence among native and exotic species in herbaceous plant communities are not modified by nitrogen enrichment. Journal of Ecology 99:1327-1338.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3104)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3054)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2011. Long-term differences in tillage and land use affect intra-aggregate pore heterogeneity. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1658-1666.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3425)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., R. E. Falconer, D. Grinev, and W. Otten. 2011. Fungal colonization in soils with different management histories: modeling growth in three-dimensional pore volumes. Ecological Applications 21:1202-1210.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3126)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., W. Wang, A. J. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2011. Long-term differences in tillage and land use affect intra-aggregate pore heterogeneity. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1658-1666.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3127)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2092)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2091)
  • Robinson, T. 2011. Impacts of precipitation variability on plant communities. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2126)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2078)
  • Wickings, K., A. S. Grandy, S. Reed, and C. Cleveland. 2011. Management intensity alters decomposition via biological pathways. Biogeochemistry 104:365-379.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2073)
  • 2010

    Brewer, M. J. and T. Noma. 2010. Habitat affinity of resident natural enemies of the invasive <i>Aphis glycines</i> (Hemiptera: Aphididae), on soybean, with comments on biological control. Journal of Economic Entomology 103:583-596.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3447)
  • Grman, E., J. A. Lau, D. R. Schoolmaster, and K. L. Gross. 2010. Mechanisms contributing to stability in ecosystem function depend on the environmental context. Ecology Letters 13:1400-1410.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2145)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2133)
  • Robinson, T. M. and K. L. Gross. 2010. The impact of altered precipitation variability on annual weed species. American Journal of Botany 97:1625-1629.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2125)
  • 2009

    Joo, W. 2009. Environmental acoustics as an ecological variable to understand the dynamics of ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2190)
  • Levine, U. 2009. Comparisons of methanotroph communities in soils that consume atmospheric methane. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2184)
  • Quintanilla, M. 2009. Acoustical and nematode community assessment for ecosystem characterization. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2169)
  • Syswerda, S. P. 2009. Ecosystem services from agriculture across a management intensity gradient in Southwest Michigan. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2221)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2271)
  • Masiello, C. A., M. E. Gallagher, J. T. Randerson, R. M. Deco, and O. A. Chadwick. 2008. Evaluating two experimental approaches for measuring ecosystem carbon oxidation state and oxidative ratio. Journal of Geophysical Research 113:G03010.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2247)
  • Smith, R. G., C. P. McSwiney, A. S. Grandy, P. Suwanwaree, R. M. Snider, and G. P. Robertson. 2008. Diversity and abundance of earthworms across an agricultural land-use intensity gradient. Soil & Tillage Research 100:83-88.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2225)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2336)
  • Eichorst, S. A. 2007. Isolation and characterization of members of the phylum Acidobacteria from soils. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2327)
  • Eichorst, S. A., J. A. Breznak, and T. M. Schmidt. 2007. Isolation and characterization of bacteria from soil that define Teniglobus gen. nov., in the phylum Acidobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:2708-2717.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2326)
  • Gallaher, C. M. 2007. Phosphorus availability in annual and perennial cropping systems. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2324)
  • Grandy, A. S. and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Land-use intensity effects on soil organic carbon accumulation rates and mechanisms. Ecosystems 10:59-74.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2323)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2322)
  • Hamilton, S. K., A. L. Kurzman, C. Arango, L. Jin, and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Evidence for carbon sequestration by agricultural liming. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 21:GB2021.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2321)
  • Jinuntuya, M. 2007. Isotopologue fractionation during microbial reduction of N2O in soil. MS Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2312)
  • Ostrom, N. E., A. J. Pitt, R. L. Sutka, P. H. Ostrom, A. S. Grandy, K. H. Huizinga, and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Isotopologue effects during N2O reduction in soils and in pure cultures of denitrifiers. Journal of Geophysical Research 112:G02005.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2299)
  • Sahli, H. F. and J. K. Conner. 2007. Visitation, effectiveness, and efficiency of 15 genera of visitors to wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae). American Journal of Botany 94:203-209.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2292)
  • 2006

    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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2410)
  • 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)
  • Huizinga, K. M. 2006. The diversity of dissimilatory nitrate reducers in an agroecosystem. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2385)
  • Kravchenko, A. N., G. P. Robertson, S. S. Snapp, and A. J. Smucker. 2006. Using information about spatial variability to improve estimates of total soil carbon. Agronomy Journal 98:823-829.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2380)
  • Kurzman, A. L. 2006. Changes in major solute chemistry as water infiltrates soils: comparisons between managed agroecosystems and unmanaged vegetation. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2379)
  • Lynch, M. D. and R. G. Thorn. 2006. Diversity of basidiomycetes in Michigan agricultural soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:7050-7056.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2375)
  • Sahli, H. F. and J. K. Conner. 2006. Characterizing ecological generalization in plant-pollination systems. Oecologia 148:365-372.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2364)
  • 2005

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

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2456)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2434)
  • Suding, K. N., S. L. Collins, L. Gough, C. Clark, E. E. Cleland, K. L. Gross, D. G. Milchunas, and S. Pennings. 2005. Functional- and abundance-based mechanisms explain diversity loss due to N fertilization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 102:4387-4392.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2421)
  • 2004

    De Gryze, S., J. Six, K. Paustian, S. J. Morris, E. A. Paul, and R. Merckx. 2004. Soil organic carbon pool changes following land use conversions. Global Change Biology 10:1120-1132.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2512)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2509)
  • Suding, K. N., K. L. Gross, and G. Houseman. 2004. Alternative states and positive feedbacks in restoration ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19:46-53.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2473)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2567)
  • 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., E. A. Paul, and R. R. Harwood. 2003. The effects of compost and crop rotations on carbon turnover and the particulate organic matter fraction. Soil Science 168:434-444.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2563)
  • Johnson, N. C., D. L. Rowland, L. Corkidi, L. M. Egerton-Warburton, and E. B. Allen. 2003. Nitrogen enrichment alters mycorrhizal allocation at five mesic to semiarid grasslands. Ecology 84:1895-1908.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2548)
  • McKeown, C. H. 2003. Quantifying the roles of competition and niche separation in native and exotic cocconellids, and the changes in the community in response to an exotic prey species. MS. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2545)
  • 2002

    Bergsma, T. T., G. P. Robertson, and N. E. Ostrom. 2002. Influence of soil moisture and land use history on denitrification end-products. Journal of Environmental Quality 31:711-717.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2618)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2654)
  • Daroub, S., B. G. Ellis, and G. P. Robertson. 2001. Effect of cropping and low-chemical input systems on soil phosphorus fractions. Soil Science 166:281-291.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2651)
  • De Roo, R. D., Y. Du, F. T. Ulaby, and M. C. Dobson. 2001. A semi-empirical backscattering model at L-band and C-band for a soybean canopy with soil moisture inversion. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 39:864-872.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2650)
  • Knapp, A. K. and M. D. Smith. 2001. Variation among biomes in temporal dynamics of aboveground primary production. Science 291:481-484.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2642)
  • 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)
  • 2000

    Gough, L., C. W. Osenberg, K. L. Gross, and S. L. Collins. 2000. Fertilization effects on species density and primary productivity in herbaceous plant communities. Oikos 89:428-439.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2696)
  • Phillips, C. J., D. Harris, S. L. Dollhopf, K. L. Gross, J. I. Prosser, and E. A. Paul. 2000. Effects of agronomic treatments on the structure and function of ammonia oxidizing communities. Applied Environmental Microbiology 66:5410-5418.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2680)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2679)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2671)
  • 1999

    Bruns, M. A., J. R. Stephen, J. I. Prosser, and E. A. Paul. 1999. Comparative diversity of ammonia-oxidizer 16S rRNA gene sequences in native, tilled, and successional soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 65:2994-3000.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2748)
  • Foster, B. L. and K. L. Gross. 1999. Temporal and spatial patterns of woody plant establishment in Michigan old fields. American Midland Naturalist 142:229-243.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2741)
  • Paul, E. A., D. Harris, H. P. Collins, U. Schulthess, and G. P. Robertson. 1999. Evolution of CO2 and soil carbon dynamics in biologically managed, row-crop agroecosystems. Applied Soil Ecology 11:53-65.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2726)
  • 1998

    Colunga-Garcia, M. and S. H. Gage. 1998. Arrival, establishment, and habitat use of the multicolored Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) (Coleoptera) in a Michigan landscape. Environmental Entomology 27:1574-1580.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2788)
  • Huberty, L. E., K. L. Gross, and C. J. Miller. 1998. Effects of nitrogen addition on successional dynamics and species diversity in Michigan old-fields. Journal of Ecology 86:794-803.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2777)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2773)
  • 1997

    Clark, M. S., S. H. Gage, and J. R. Spence. 1997. Habitats and management associated with common ground beetles Coleoptera: Carabidae in a Michigan agricultural landscape. Environmental Entomology 26:519-527.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2839)
  • Colunga-Garcia, M., S. H. Gage, and D. A. Landis. 1997. Response of an assemblage of Coccinellidae Coleoptera to a diverse agricultural landscape. Environmental Entomology 26:797-804.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2837)
  • Robertson, G. P., K. M. Klingensmith, M. J. Klug, E. A. Paul, J. R. Crum, and B. G. Ellis. 1997. Soil resources, microbial activity, and primary production across an agricultural ecosystem. Ecological Applications 7:158-170.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2807)
  • Sissoko, F. 1997. Enhancement of soil aggregation by the combined influences of soil wetting and drying and root-microbial associations. Thesis, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2803)
  • 1996

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

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2847)
  • 1995

    Gross, K. L., K. S. Pregitzer, and A. J. Burton. 1995. Spatial variation in nitrogen availability in three successional plant communities. Journal of Ecology 83:357-367.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2898)
  • Paustian, K., E. T. Elliot, H. P. Collins, C. V. Cole, and E. A. Paul. 1995. Use of a network of long-term experiments in North America for analysis of soil carbon dynamics and global change: the North American model. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 35:929-939.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2888)
  • Robertson, G. P. and D. W. Freckman. 1995. The spatial distribution of nematode trophic groups across a cultivated ecosystem. Ecology 76:1425-1432.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2884)
  • 1994

    Harris, D. and E. A. Paul. 1994. Measurement of microbial growth rates in soil. Applied Soil Ecology 1:277-290.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2937)
  • 1993

    Freckman, D. W. and C. H. Ettema. 1993. Assessing nematode communities in agroecosystems of varying human intervention. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 45:239-261.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2989)
  • 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.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2968)
  • 1992

    Maredia, K. M., S. H. Gage, D. A. Landis, and M. J. Scriber. 1992. Habitat use patterns by the seven-spotted lady beetle (Coleoptera: coccinellidae) in a diverse agricultural landscape. Biological Control 2:159-165.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3006)
  • Maredia, K. M., S. H. Gage, D. A. Landis, and T. M. Wirth. 1992. Visual response of Cocinella septempunctata (L.), Hippodamia parenthesis (Say) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), and Chrysioerua carnea (Stephens) (Neruoptera: Chrysopidae) to colors. Biological Control 2:253-256.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3005)
  • 1989

    Gross, K. L. and K. A. Renner. 1989. A new method for estimating seed numbers in the soil. Weed Science 37:836-839.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3047)
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