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Julie Kray
Rangeland Resources & Systems Research
Biological Technician

Phone: (970) 492-7128
Fax: (970) 492-7160

2150 CENTRE AVENUE
1701 CENTRE AVENUE
FORT COLLINS , CO 80526

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Extending the osmometer method for assessing drought tolerance in herbaceous species -
Griffin-Nolan, R.J., Ocheltree, T.W., Mueller, K.E., Blumenthal, D.M., Kray, J.A., Knapp, A.K. 2019. Extending the osmometer method for assessing drought tolerance in herbaceous species. Oecologia. Published Online 01/09/2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04336-2.
Warming and elevated CO2 interact to alter seasonality and reduce variability of soil water in a semiarid grassland -
Blumenthal, D.M., Mueller, K., Kray, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Pendall, E., Duke, S.E., Zelikova, T.J., Dijkstra, F., Williams, D.G., Morgan, J.A. 2018. Warming and elevated CO2 interact to alter seasonality and reduce variability of soil water in a semiarid grassland. Ecosystems. doi:org/10.1007/s10021-018-0237-1.
Dormant season fire inhibits sixweeks fescue and enhances forage production in shortgrass steppe -
Dufek, N.A., Augustine, D.J., Blumenthal, D.M., Kray, J.A., Derner, J.D. 2018. Dormant season fire inhibits sixweeks fescue and enhances forage production in shortgrass steppe. Fire Ecology. 14(1):33-49. doi:10.4996/fireecology.140132048.
Cheatgrass is favored by warming but not CO2 enrichment in a semi-arid grassland -
Blumenthal, D.M., Kray, J.A., Ortmans, W., Ziska, L.H., Pendall, E.P. 2016. Cheatgrass is favored by warming but not CO2 enrichment in a semi-arid grassland. Global Change Biology. 22:3026-3038. doi:10.111/gcb.13278.
Increased seed consumption by biological control weevil tempers positive CO2 effect on invasive plant (Centaurea diffusa) fitness -
Reeves, J.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Kray, J.A., Derner, J.D. 2015. Increased seed consumption by biological control weevil tempers positive CO2 effect on invasive plant (Centaurea diffusa) fitness. Biological Control. 84:36-43.
Climate change, plant traits, and invasion in natural and agricultural ecosystems -
Blumenthal, D.M., Kray, J.A. 2014. Climate change, plant traits, and invasion in natural and agricultural ecosystems. In: Ziska,L., Dukes, J.L.,editors. Invasive species and global climate change. Wallingford, UK: CABI Press. p.219-231.