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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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2015

    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)
  • Shoemaker, W. R., M. E. Muscarella, and J. T. Lennon. 2015. Genome sequence of the soil bacterium Janthinobacterium sp. KBS0711. 3:e00689-15.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3494)
  • 2013

    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)
  • 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)
  • Eichorst, S. A. and C. R. Kuske. 2012. Identification of cellulose-responsive bacterial and fungal communities in geographically and edaphically different soils by using stable isotope probing. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:2316-2327.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3122)
  • 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)
  • 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

    Eichorst, S. A., C. R. Kuske, and T. M. Schmidt. 2011. Influence of plant polymers on the distribution and cultivation of bacteria in the phylum Acidobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77:586-596.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3052)
  • 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. 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)
  • Lee, Z. 2011. Bacterial growth efficiency: Assessment in terrestrial ecosystems. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3094)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2010

    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)
  • Ostrom, N. E., R. L. Sutka, P. H. Ostrom, A. S. Grandy, K. H. Huizinga, H. Gandhi, J. C. von Fisher, and G. P. Robertson. 2010. Isotopologue data reveal denitrification as the primary source of N2O during a high flux event following cultivation of a native temperate grassland. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42:499-506.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2131)
  • 2009

    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)
  • Rodrigues, D. F., E. da C. Jesus, H. L. Ayala-del-Río, V. H. Pellizari, D. Gilichinsky, L. Sepulveda-Torres, and J. M. Tiedje. 2009. Biogeography of two cold-adapted genera: Psychrobacter and Exiguobacterium. The ISME Journal 36:658-665.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/3444)
  • Sollins, P., M. G. Kramer, C. Swanston, K. Lajtha, T. R. Filley, A. K. Aufdenkampe, R. Wagai, and R. D. Bowden. 2009. Sequential density fractionation across soils of contrasting mineralogy: evidence for both microbial- and mineral-controlled soil organic matter stabilization. Biogeochemistry 96:209-231.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2164)
  • 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)
  • 2007

    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)
  • 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)
  • 2006

    Grandy, A. S. and G. P. Robertson. 2006. Initial cultivation of a temperate-region soil immediately accelerates aggregate turnover and CO2 and N2O fluxes. Global Change Biology 12:1507-1520.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2392)
  • Grandy, A. S. and G. P. Robertson. 2006. Aggregation and organic matter protection following tillage of a previously uncultivated soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 70:1398-1406.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2391)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2004

    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)
  • Stevenson, B. S., S. A. Eichorst, J. T. Wertz, and T. M. Schmidt. 2004. New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:4748-4755.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2475)
  • Stres, B., I. Mahne, G. Avgustin, and J. M. Tiedje. 2004. Nitrous oxide reductase (nosZ) gene fragments differ between native and cultivated Michigan soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:301-309.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2474)
  • 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)
  • 2001

    Buckley, D. H. and T. M. Schmidt. 2001. The structure of microbial communities in soil and the lasting impact of cultivation. Microbial Ecology 42:11-21.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2653)
  • 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)
  • Cavigelli, M. A. and G. P. Robertson. 2001. Role of denitrifier diversity in rates of nitrous oxide consumption in a terrestrial ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 33:297-310.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2652)
  • 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)
  • 2000

    Cavigelli, M. A. and G. P. Robertson. 2000. The functional significance of denitrifier community composition in a terrestrial ecosystem. Ecology 81:1402-1414.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2702)
  • 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)
  • Scheiner, S. M., S. B. Cox, M. Willig, G. G. Mittelbach, C. Osenberg, and M. Kaspari. 2000. Species richness, species-area curves and Simpson's paradox. Evolutionary Ecology Research 2:791-802.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2669)
  • Six, J., R. Merckx, K. Kimpe, E. T. Elliott, and K. Paustian. 2000. A re-evaluation of the enriched labile soil organic matter fraction. European Journal of Soil Science 51:283-293.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2667)
  • Six, J., K. Paustian, E. T. Elliott, and C. Combrink. 2000. Soil structure and soil organic matter: I. Distribution of aggregate size classes and aggregate associated carbon. Soil Science Society of America Journal 64:681-689.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2665)
  • Six, J., K. Paustian, and E. T. Elliott. 2000. Soil structure and soil organic matter: II. A normalized stability index and the effect of mineralogy. Soil Science Society of America Journal 64:1042-1049.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2666)
  • 1999

    Asuming-Brempong, S. 1999. The effect of 2,4-D selection on microbial communities in micrososm and field studies and the impact on ecosystem function. Ph.D. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2751)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Six, J., E. T. Elliott, and K. Paustian. 1999. Aggregate and soil organic matter dynamics under conventional and no-tillage systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 63:1350-1358.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2712)
  • 1998

    Buckley, D. H., J. R. Graber, and T. M. Schmidt. 1998. Phylogenetic analysis of nonthermophilic members of the Kingdom (Crenarachaeota) and their diversity and abundance in soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64:4333-4339.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2792)
  • Cavigelli, M. 1998. Ecosystem consequences and spatial distribution of soil microbial community structure. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2791)
  • 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)
  • 1996

    Bruns, M. 1996. Nucleic acid probe analysis of autotrophic ammonia-oxidizer populations in soils. Dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2872)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Robertson, G. P., J. R. Crum, and B. G. Ellis. 1993. The spatial variability of soil resources following long-term disturbance. Oecologia 96:451-456.

    abstract + pdf abstract pdf (https://lter.kbs.msu.edu/pub/2953)
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