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Lewis H Ziska
Adaptive Cropping Systems Laboratory
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6639
Fax: (301) 504-6626
Room 323

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350
Projects
Experimentally Assessing and Modeling the Impact of Climate and Management on the Resiliency of Crop-Weed-Soil Agro-Ecosystems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434970
Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Foods
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435416

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Early growth phase and caffeine content response to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide in coffee (Coffea arabica and C. canephora) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Ziska, L.H., Simpkins, A., Infante, F., Davis, A., Rivera, J., Barnaby, J.Y., Wolf, J.E. 2020. Early growth phase and caffeine content response to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide in coffee (Coffea arabica and C. canephora). Scientific Reports. 10:5875.
Exploring naturally existing genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to temperature and carbon dioxide - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., McClung, A.M., Kim, W., Ziska, L.H., Fleisher, D.H., Reddy, V. 2020. Exploring naturally existing genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to temperature and carbon dioxide. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings.
Temperature-related changes in airborne allergenic pollen abundance and seasonality for the northern hemisphere - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Makra, L., Harry, S., Bruffaerts, N., Hendrickx, M., Coates, F., Saarto, A., Thibaudon, M., Oliver, G., Damialis, A., Charlampopoulos, A., Vokou, D., Heidmarsson, S., Gudjohnsen, E., Bonini, M., Oh, J., Sullivan, K., Ford, L., Brooks, G., Myszkowska, D., Severona, E., Gehrig, R., Ramon, G.D., Beggs, P.J., Knowlton, K., Crimmins, A.R. 2019. Temperature-related changes in airborne allergenic pollen abundance and seasonality for the northern hemisphere. The Lancet Planetary Health Abstract Booklet. 3:124-131.
Understanding the nexus of rising CO2, climate change and evolution in weed biology Reprint Icon ()
Ziska, L.H., Blumenthal, D.M., Franks, S.J. 2019. Understanding the nexus of rising CO2, climate change and evolution in weed biology. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 12:79-88. https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2019.12.
Temperature and CO2 effects on absorption, translocation and efficacy of cyhalofop-butyl on Echinochloa colona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
The potential role of sucrose-transport gene expression in the photosynthetic and yield response of rice cultivars to future CO2 concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Climate change can accelerate Echinochloa colona resistance evolution to ACCase-inhibitor herbicide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Exploring naturally exisiting genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to changing climate - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, W., Ziska, L.H., Fleisher, D.H., Reddy, V., McClung, A.M. 2019. Exploring naturally exisiting genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to changing climate. Mid Atlantic Plant and Molecular Biology Proceedings.
Exploring naturally existing genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to changing climate - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., Kim, W., Ziska, L.H., Fleisher, D.H., Reddy, V., McClung, A.M. 2019. Exploring naturally existing genetic variation in grain chalk formation in response to changing climate. 36th Annual Mid Atlantic Plant and Molecular Biology Society. Poster #2.
An approach to combine elevated atmospheric CO2 effects on protein, iron and zinc availability with projected climate change impacts on global diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice: Importance for Global Nutrition - (Proceedings)
Ratooning as an adaptive management tool for recent and projected climatic change for rice systems in the southern Mississippi Valley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Fleisher, D.H., Linscombe, S. 2018. Ratooning as an adaptive management tool for recent and projected climatic change for rice systems in the southern Mississippi Valley. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 263:409-416.
Climate change, carbon dioxide and pest biology; Managing the future ()
Ziska, L.H., Bradley, B.A., Wallace, R.D., Bargeron, C.T., Laforest, J.H., Choudhury, R.A., Garrett, K.A., Vega, F.E. 2018. Climate change, carbon dioxide and pest biology; Managing the future. Agronomy Journal. 8:152.
Comment on "Unexpected reversal of C3 versus C4 grass response to elevated CO2 during 20-year field experiment" ()
Wolf, J.E., Ziska, L.H. 2018. Comment on "Unexpected reversal of C3 versus C4 grass response to elevated CO2 during 20-year field experiment". Science. 361:6402.
Indicators of climate change in agricultural systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, J.L., Antle, J., Garrett, K.A., Izaurralde, R.C., Mader, T., Marshall, E., Nearing, M., Robertson, G.P., Ziska, L. 2018. Indicators of climate change in agricultural systems. Climatic Change. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2222-2.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels this century will alter the protein, micronutrients, and vitamin content of rice grains with potential health consequences for the poorest rice-dependent countries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Kobayashi, K., Loladze, I., Zhu, J., Jiang, Q., Xu, X., Liu, G., Seneweera, S., Ebi, K., Drewnowski, A., Fukagawa, N.K., Ziska, L.H. 2018. Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels this century will alter the protein, micronutrients, and vitamin content of rice grains with potential health consequences for the poorest rice-dependent countries. Science Advances. 4(5):eaaq1012. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaq1012.
Tolerance of subzero winter cold in kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and its implications for northward migration in a warming climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coiner, H.A., Hayhoe, K., Ziska, L.H., Van Dorn, J., Sage, R.F. 2018. Tolerance of subzero winter cold in kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) and its implications for northward migration in a warming climate. Oecologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-018-4157-8.
Interspecific variation in physiological and foliar metabolic responses to reduced soil water availability - (Proceedings)
Barnaby, J.Y., McClung, A.M., Rohila, J.S., Henry, C.G., Ziska, L.H., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2018. Interspecific variation in physiological and foliar metabolic responses to reduced soil water availability. In: Proceedings of the 37th Rice Technical Working Group Meeting, February 19-22, 2018, Long Beach, California. p 77.
The effect of elevated CO2 on arsenic accumulation in diverse ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fernandez, V., Barnaby, J.Y., Tomecek, M.B., Codling, E.E., Ziska, L.H. 2017. The effect of elevated CO2 on arsenic accumulation in diverse ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 41:645-653.
Could recent increases in atmospheric CO2 have acted as a selection factor in wild oat populations? Implications for cultivated and wild oat competition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2017. Could recent increases in atmospheric CO2 have acted as a selection factor in wild oat populations? Implications for cultivated and wild oat competition. Weed Research. 57:399-405.
Unique challenges and opportunities for Northeastern U.S. crop production in a changing climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolfe, D.W., Degaetano, A.T., Peck, G.M., Carey, M., Ziska, L.H., Lea-Cox, J., Kemanian, A.R., Hoffman, M.P., Hollinger, D.Y. 2017. Unique challenges and opportunities for Northeastern U.S. crop production in a changing climate. Climatic Change. 146:231-245.
Using rice genetic diversity for adaptions to and mitigation of changing environments - (Abstract Only)
Barnaby, J.Y., McClung, A.M., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Pinson, S.R.M., Ziska, L.H. 2017. Using rice genetic diversity for adaptions to and mitigation of changing environments. Meeting Abstract. 2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference March 26-28, 2017, Melia Sitges, Spain. page 19.
Exposure to extreme heat events is associated with increased hay fever prevalence among nationally representative sample of us, Adults: 1997-2013 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Upperman, C., Parker, J., Jiang, C., He, X., Murtagude, R., Curriero, F., Japkota, A., Ziska, L.H. 2017. Exposure to extreme heat events is associated with increased hay fever prevalence among nationally representative sample of us, Adults: 1997-2013. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 5:435-441.
The role of climate change and increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide on weed management: Herbicide Efficacy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2016. The role of climate change and increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide on weed management: Herbicide Efficacy. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 231: 304-309.
Ch. 7: Food Safety, Nutrition, and Distribution ()
Ziska, L., A. Crimmins, A. Auclair, S. DeGrasse, J.F. Garofalo, A.S. Khan, I. Loladze, A.A. Pérez de León, A. Showler, J. Thurston, and I. Walls, 2016: Ch. 7: Food Safety, Nutrition, and Distribution. In: Basu, R., English, P. et al., editors. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. Washington, D.C.: Global Change Research Program. 189–216. doi:10.7930/J0ZP4417
Rising atmospheric CO2 is reducing the protein concentration of a floral pollen source essential for North American bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Pettis, J.S., Tomecek, M.B., Clark, A., Dukes, J.S., Loladze, I., Polley, H.W. 2016. Rising atmospheric CO2 is reducing the protein concentration of a floral pollen source essential for North American bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283(1828):20160414.
Cultivar specific changes in peanut (Arachis hypogae L.) yield, biomass, and allergenicity in response to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Barnaby, J., Tomecek, M.B., Beggs, P.J. 2016. Cultivar specific changes in peanut (Arachis hypogae L.) yield, biomass, and allergenicity in response to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. Crop Science. 56:2766-2774.
Evidence for divergence of response in Indica, Japonica, and wild rice to high CO2 x temperature interaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D.R., Bunce, J.A., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R., McClung, A.M., McCouch, S.R., Ziska, L.H. 2016. Evidence for divergence of response in Indica, Japonica, and wild rice to high CO2 x temperature interaction. Global Change Biology. 22:3026-3038. doi:10.1111/gcb.13279.
Influence of intermittent irrigation, red rice biotype, and rice grain type on outcrossing between red rice and imidazolinone-resistant rice - (Abstract Only)
Gealy, D.R., Ziska, L.H. 2016. Influence of intermittent irrigation, red rice biotype, and rice grain type on outcrossing between red rice and imidazolinone-resistant rice. [Abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. 56. Available; http://wssaabstracts.com/public/38/proceedings.html
Cheatgrass is favored by warming but not CO2 enrichment in a semi-arid grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Response Variability across Diverse Rice Accessions under Rising Temperature and Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - (Proceedings)
Wang, D.R., Bunce, J.A., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R., McClung, A.M., Mccouch, S.R., Ziska, L.H. 2017. Response Variability across Diverse Rice Accessions under Rising Temperature and Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide. Proc. 36th Rice Technical Working Group Meeting, Galveston, TX, p. 84. March 1-4, 2016. CDROM.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide are associated with enhanced concentration of the anti-malarial compound, artemesinin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zeng, Q., Mcmichael, T., Yat-Sen, S., Ebi, K., Ni, K., Zhang, X., Zhu, J., Kahn, A.S., Ziska, L.H. 2015. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide are associated with enhanced concentration of the anti-malarial compound, artemesinin. Climatic Change. 132:295-306.
Seed vigor of contrasting rice cutivars in response to rising CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, C., Jiang, Q., Ziska, L.H., Zhu, C., Zhang, J., Zhu, J., Liu, G., Ni, K., Seneweera, S. 2015. Seed vigor of contrasting rice cutivars in response to rising CO2. Field Crops Research. 178:63-68.
Climate change, carbon dioxide, and pest biology: Monitor, mitigate, manage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Mcconnell, L.L. 2015. Climate change, carbon dioxide, and pest biology: Monitor, mitigate, manage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64:6-12.
Evidence for recent adaptative evolution in mid-Atlantic populations of an invasive exotic grass, Microstegium vimineum, Japanese stiltgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Valerio, M., Thompson, J.P. 2015. Evidence for recent adaptative evolution in mid-Atlantic populations of an invasive exotic grass, Microstegium vimineum, Japanese stiltgrass. Weed Research. 55:260-267.
Biochemical and molecular characteristics of leaf photosynthesis and relative seed yield of two contrasting rice cultivars in response to elevated [CO2] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zhu, J., Cao, J., Jiang, Q., Liu, G., Ziska, L.H. 2014. Biochemical and molecular characteristics of leaf photosynthesis and relative seed yield of two contrasting rice cultivars in response to elevated [CO2]. Journal of Experimental Botany. 65:6049-6056.
Weedy (red) rice: An emerging constraint to global rice production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gealy, D.R., Caicedo, A.L., Gressel, J., Vidotto, F., Lawton-Raugh, A.L., Theisen, G., Norsworthy, J., Ferrero, A., Vidotto, F., Johnson, D., Ferreira, F.G., Marchesan, E., Menezes, V., Cohn, M.A., Burgos, N., Linscombe, S., Carmona, L., Tang, R., Merotto, Jr., A. 2015. Weedy (red) rice: An emerging constraint to global rice production. Advances in Agronomy. 129:181-228.
Increasing minimum daily temperatures are associated with enhanced pesticide use in cultivated soybean along a latitudinal gradient in the mid-western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2014. Increasing minimum daily temperatures are associated with enhanced pesticide use in cultivated soybean along a latitudinal gradient in the mid-western United States. PLoS One. 9(6):e98516.
Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R. 2014. Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2. Functional Plant Biology. 41:236-243.
Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2013. Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures. European Journal of Agronomy. 50:60-65.
Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Ziska, L.H., Sakai, H., Zhu, J., Hasegawa, T. 2013. Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars. European Journal of Agronomy. 46:20-24.
Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population ()
Ziska, L.H., Howden, M. 2012. Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population. Popular Publication. Available: www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/33530/title/Opinion--Evolving-CO2-Hungry-Crops/.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation ()
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2013. Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration. Weed Research. 53:140-145.
Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Shimono, H., Gealy, D.R., Baker, J.T., Newton, P.C., Reynolds, M.P., Jagadish, K.S., Zhu, C., Howden, M., Wilson, L.T. 2012. Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 279:4097-4105.
Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Lovelli, S., Perniola, M., Ditommaso, T., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica. 63:62-68.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gealy, D.R., Tomecek, M.B., Jackson, A.K., Black, H.L. 2012. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa). PLoS One. 7(5). DOI:10.1371/Journal.Pone.
Plant response to elevated C02 ()
Barnaby, J.Y., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Plant response to elevated C02. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023718.
The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zhu, J., Zeng, Q., Xie, Z., Tang, H., Ziska, L.H., Haseggawa, T. 2012. The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide. Physiologia Plantarum. 145:395-405.
The Global Research Alliance on agricultural greenhouse gases - (Abstract Only)
Cavallaro, N., Franzluebbers, A.J., Rice, C., Ziska, L.H., Shafer, S.R., Hegg, R., Walthall, C.L. 2011. The Global Research Alliance on agricultural greenhouse gases [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper68100.html.
Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2011. Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus). Weed Research. 51(6):591-600. DOI:10.1111/J.1365-3180.2011.00874.
Climate change, carbon dioxide, and global crop production: Adaptation to uncertainty ()
Ziska, L.H. 2011. Climate change, carbon dioxide and global crop production: Food security and uncertainty. In: Dinar, A., Mendelsohn, R., editors. Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 9-31.
Utilizing wild species to improve cultivated rice for yield, pest resistance, and response to climate change - (Abstract Only)
McClung, A.M., Eizenga, G.C., Gealy, D.R., Ziska, L.H., McCouch, S.R. 2011. Utilizing wild species to improve cultivated rice for yield, pest resistance, and response to climate change [abstract]. 96th Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 7-12, 2011, Austin, Texas. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2011/preliminaryprogram/abstract_27675.htm.
Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Knowlton, K., Rogers, C.A., Dalan, D., Tierney, N., Elder, M.A., Filley, W., Shropshire, J., Ford, L., Hedberg, C.L., Fleetwood, P., Hovanky, K.T., Kavanaugh, T., Fulford, G., Vrtis, R., Patz, J., Portnoy, J.M., Coates, F.A., Bielory, L., Frenz, D.A. 2011. Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108: 4248-4251.
Climate impacts on agriculture: Implications for crop production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, J.L., Boote, K.J., Kimball, B.A., Ziska, L.H., Izaurralde, R.C., Ort, D.R., Thomson, A.M., Wolfe, D. 2011. Climate impacts on agriculture: Implications for crop production. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):351-370.
Elevated carbon dioxide alters chemical management of Canada thistle in no-till soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2010. Elevated carbon dioxide alters chemical management of Canada thistle in no-till soybean. Field Crops Research. 119:299-303.
Invasive species and climate change: an agronomic perspective ()
Ziska, L.H., Blumenthal, D.M., Teal, P.E., Runion, G.B., Hunt Jr, E.R., Diaz-Solerto, H. 2010. Invasive species and climate change: an agronomic perspective. Climatic Change. 105:13-42.
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations amplify Alternaria alternata sporulation and total antigen production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolf, J.E., Oneill, N.R., Rogers, C.A., Muilenberg, M.L., Ziska, L.H. 2010. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations amplify Alternaria alternata sporulation and total antigen production. Environmental Health Perspectives. 118(9):1223-1228.
Global climate change and carbon dioxide: Assessing weed biology and management ()
Ziska, L.H. 2010. Global climate change and carbon dioxide: Assessing weed biology and management. In: Hillel, D., Rosenzweig, C., editors. Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing Co., Inc. p. 211-229.
Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bradley, B.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Wilcove, D.S., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 25:310-318.
Climate change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems in the multi-state region centered on Chicago - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hellmann, J.J., Nadelhoffer, K.J., Iverson, L.J., Ziska, L.H., Matthews, S.N., Myers, P., Prasad, A.M., Peters, M.P. 2010. Climate change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems in the multi-state region centered on Chicago. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 36:74-85.
Competitive interactions between cultivated and red rice as a function of recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R. 2010. Competitive interactions between cultivated and red rice as a function of recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Agronomy Journal. 102:118-123.
An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B., Tomecek, M.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher Jr., R.C. 2009. An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:1503-1508.
Macroclimate Associated with Urbanization Increases the Rate of Secondary Succession from Fallow Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
George, K., Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Quebedeaux, B., Hom, J.L., Wolf, J., Teasdale, J.R. 2009. Macroclimate Associated with Urbanization Increases the Rate of Secondary Succession from Fallow Soil. Oecologia. 159:637-647.
Rising CO2, climate change, and public health: Exploring the links to plant biology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.R., Schlesinger, W. 2009. Rising CO2, climate change, and public health: Exploring the links to plant biology. Environmental Health Perspectives. 117(2):155-158.
Differential response of cultivated and weedy (red) rice to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Mcclung, A.M. 2008. Differential response of cultivated and weedy (red) rice to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Agronomy Journal. 100(5):1259-1263.
Projected change in climate thresholds in the northeastern U.S.: implications for crops, pests, livestocks, and farmers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolfe, D.W., Ziska, L.H., Petzoldt, C., Seaman, A., Chase, L., Hayhoe, K. 2008. Projected change in climate thresholds in the northeastern U.S.: implications for crops, pests, livestocks, and farmers. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 13:555-575.
Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sage, R.F., Coiner, H.A., Way, D.A., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:57-61.
Three year field evaluation of early and late 20th century spring wheat cultivars to projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2008. Three year field evaluation of early and late 20th century spring wheat cultivars to projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Field Crops Research. 108:54-59.
Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue - (Proceedings)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Ziska, L.H., White, R.H. 2011. Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue. In: Wambolt, C.L., Kitchen, S.G., Frisina, M.R., Sowell, B.F., Keigley, R.B., Palacios, P.K., Robinson, J.A., comps., editors. Proceedings Shrublands: Wildlands and Wildlife Habitats. 15th Wildland Shrub Symposium, June 17-19, 2009, Bozeman, MT. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, Volume XVI. S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library, Logan, UT. p. 145-147.
Rising carbon dioxide as a selection factor in rice/red rice competition - (Proceedings)
Ziska, L.H., Mcclung, A.M. 2008. Rising carbon dioxide as a selection factor in rice/red rice competition. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. 142.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the potential impacts on growth and alkaloid production in wild poppy (Papaver setigerum DC.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Panicker, S., Wojno, H. 2008. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the potential impacts on growth and alkaloid production in wild poppy (Papaver setigerum DC.). Climatic Change. 91: 395-403.
Climate Change, Aerobiology, and Public Health in the Northeast United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.B., Rogers, C.A. 2008. Climate Change, Aerobiology, and Public Health in the Northeast United States. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 13:607-613.
Rice and Climate Change: Danger, or Opportunity? ()
Elevated atmospheric C02 concentration and temperature across an urban-rural transect - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
George, K., Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Quebedeaux, B. 2007. Elevated atmospheric C02 concentration and temperature across an urban-rural transect. Atmospheric Environment. 41:7654-7665.
Effect of nitrogen supply on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between rice and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zeng, Q., Ziska, L.H., Zhu, J., Xie, Z., Liu, G. 2008. Effect of nitrogen supply on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between rice and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli). Weed Science. 56:66-71.
Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Mohan, J.E. 2007. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans). Weed Science. 55(4)288-292.
Predicting the impact of changing CO2 on crop yields: Some thoughts on food ()
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A. 2007. Predicting the impact of changing CO2 on crop yields: Some thoughts on food. New Phytologist. 175:607-618.
RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND PLANT BIOLOGY: THE OVERLOOKED PARADIGM ()
Ziska, L.H. 2008. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and plant biology: the overlooked paradigm. In: D.L. Kleinman, K.A. Cloud-Hansen, C. Matta, J. Handelsman, editors. Controversies in Science and Technology, From Climate to Chromosomes. New Rochele, NY: Liebert, Inc. p. 379-400.
Empirical selection of cultivated oat in response to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Blumenthal, D.M. 2007. Empirical selection of cultivated oat in response to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Crop Science. 47(4)1547-1552.
The Potential Use of Kudzu as a Biofuel - (Abstract Only)
Gjerstad, D.H., Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H. 2006. The Potential Use of Kudzu as a Biofuel [Abstract]. Alternative Energy Solutions from Alabama's Natural Resources Conference. CDROM
Establishment and persistence of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifollia L.) in disturbed soil as a function of an urban-rural macro-environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., George, K., Frenz, D.A. 2007. Establishment and persistence of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifollia L.) in disturbed soil as a function of an urban-rural macro-environment. Global Change Biology. 13:266-274.
A QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF MUNGBEAN (VIGNA MUNGO(L.) WILCZEK) SEED IN RESPONSE TO ELEVATED ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: POTENTIAL CHANGES IN FATTY ACID COMPOSITION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Blowsky, R. 2007. A quantitative and qualitative assessment of mungbean (vigna mungo(l.) wilczek) seed in response to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: potential changes in fatty acid composition. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 87:920-923.
Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohan, J.E., Ziska, L.H., Schlesinger, W.H., Thomas, R.B., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Clark, J.S. 2006. Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103(24):9086-9089.
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON PLANT BIOLOGY AND CONSEQUENCES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH. - (Abstract Only)
Ziska, L.H. 2006. Impact of climate change on plant biology and consequences for public health [abstract]. Harvard School of Public Health Seminar Series. p. 42.
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and weed populations in glyphosate treated soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Goins, E.W. 2006. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and weed populations in glyphosate treated soybean. Crop Science. 46:(3)1354-1359.
Future weed, pest and disease problems for plants ()
Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B. 2007. Future weed, pest and disease problems for plants. Book Chapter. In: Newton, P.C.D., Carran, R.A., Edwards, G.R., Niklaus, P.A., editors. Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 261-287.
USDA-ARS GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH ON RANGELANDS AND PASTURELANDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derner, J.D., Schuman, G.E., Jawson, M.D., Shafer, S.R., Morgan, J.A., Polley, H.W., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert Iii, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H., Bunce, J.A., Ziska, L.H., White, J.W., Franzluebbers, A.J., Reeder, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Harper, L.A. 2005. USDA-ARS global change research on rangelands and pasturelands. Rangelands. 27(5):36-42.
ALTERATIONS IN THE PRODUCTION AND CONCENTRATION OF SELECTED ALKALOIDS AS A FUNCTION OF RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND AIR TEMPERATURE: IMPLICATIONS FOR ETHNO-PHARMACOLOGY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Emche, S.D., Johnson, E.L., George, K., Reed, D.R., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Alterations in the production and concentration of selected alkaloids as a function of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and air temperature: Implications for Ethno-pharmacology. Global Change Biology. 11: 7198-1807.
INCREASING AMB A 1 CONTENT IN COMMON RAGWEED (AMBROSIA ARTEMISIIFOLIA) POLLEN AS A FUNCTION OF RISING ATMOSPHERIC CO2 CONCENTRATION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singer, B.D., Ziska, L.H., Frenz, D.A., Gebhard, D.E., Straka, J.G. 2005. Increasing amb a 1 content in common ragweed (ambrosia artemisiifolia l.) pollen as a function of rising atmospheric co2 concentration. Functional Plant Biology. 32:667-670.
THE IMPACT OF RECENT INCREASES IN ATMOSPHERIC CO2 ON BIOMASS PRODUCTION AND VEGETATIVE RETENTION OF CHEATGRASS (BROMUS TECTORUM): IMPLICATIONS FOR FIRE DISTURBANCE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Reeves III, J.B., Blank, R.R. 2005. The impact of recent increases in atmospheric co2 on biomass production and vegetative retention of cheatgrass (bromus tectorum): implications for fire disturbance. Global Change Biology. 11:1325-1332.
RISING CARBON DIOXIDE AND INVASIVE, NOXIOUS PLANTS: POTENTIAL THREATS AND CONSEQUENCES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., George, K. 2004. Rising carbon dioxide and invasive, noxious plants: Potential threats and consequences. World Resource Review. 16:427-447.
Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Morris, C.F., Goins, E.W. 2004. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance. Global Change Biology. 10(10):1810-1819.
QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE EVALUATION OF SELECTED WHEAT VARIETIES RELEASED SINCE 1903 TO INCREASING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: CAN YIELD SENSITIVITY TO CARBON DIOXIDE BE A FACTOR IN WHEAT PERFORMANCE? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Morris, C.F., Goins, E.W. 2004. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance?. Global Change Biology 10:1810-1819.
USE OF A RURAL-URBAN GRADIENT TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON PLANT PRODUCTIVITY. - (Abstract Only)
George, K., Ziska, L.H. 2004. Use of a rural-urban gradient to investigate the effects of climate change on plant productivity[abstract]. BARC Poster Day. p. 11.
INITIAL CHANGES IN PLANT POPULATION AND PRODUCTIVITY DURING SECONDARY SUCCESSION ALONG AN IN SITU GRADIENT OF CARBON DIOXIDE AND TEMPERATURE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Goins, E.W. 2004. Initial changes in plant population and productivity during secondary succession along an in situ gradient of carbon dioxide and temperature. Oecologia. 139:454-458.
Changes in biomass and root:shoot ratio of field-grown Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), a noxious, invasive weed, with elevated CO2: implications for control with glyphosate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Faulkner, S.S., Lydon, J. 2004. Changes in biomass and root:shoot ratio of field-grown Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), a noxious, invasive weed, with elevated CO2: implications for control with glyphosate. Weed Science. 52(4):584-588.
CLIMATE CHANGE, PLANT BIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Climate change, plant biology and public health. World Resource Review. 15(3):271-288.
EVALUATION OF YIELD LOSS IN FIELD-GROWN SORGHUM FROM A C3 AND C4 WEED AS A FUNCTION OF INCREASING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Evaluation of yield loss in field-grown sorghum from a c3 and c4 weed as a function of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide. Weed Science. 51:914-918.
CANADA THISTLE (CIRSIUM ARVENSE L. SCOP.) TO RECENT INCREASES IN ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Canada thistle (cirsium arvense l. scop.) to recent increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Physiologia Plantarum. 119:105-112.
RISING CARBON DIOXIDE & IMPLICATIONS FOR WEED CROP MANAGEMENT ()
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Rising Carbon Dioxide & Implications for Weed-Crop Management. New, T.W., Bear, D.S., Peny, S., Dawe, D. & Hady, B. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood. Manila, Philippines: IRRI Press. p. 615-634.
CITIES AS HARBINGERS OF CLIMATE CHANGE: COMMON RAGWEED, URBANIZATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gebhard, D.E., Frenz, D.A., Faulkner, S.S., Singer, B.D., Straka, J.G. 2003. Cities as harbingers of climate change: common ragweed, urbanization and public health. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 111(2):290-295.
RISING CARBON DIOXIDE AND WEED ECOLOGY ()
Ziska, L.H. 2004. Rising carbon dioxide and weed ecology. Weed Ecology and Management. pp. 159-176
RAGWEED POLLEN PRODUCTION IN RESPONSE TO URBAN-INDUCED CO2 AND TEMPERATURE GRADIENTS - (Abstract Only)
IS RESPONSIVENESS TO RISING ATMOSPHERIC C02 A FACTOR IN SPECIES INVASIVENESS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
EVALUATION OF THE RESPONSE OF INVASIVE SPECIES TO PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE CO2 - (Abstract Only)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Evaluation of the response of invasive species to past, present and future co2. Journal of Experimental Botany. 54:395-404.
EARLY GROWTH AND PHOTOSYNTHETIC RESPONSE OF CANADA THISTLE (CIRSIUM SCOP.) TO INCREASING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SENSITIVITY OF RAGWEED (AMBROSIA ARTEMISIIFOLIAL L.) GROWTH TO GROUND-LEVEL OZONE. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
EXTRACTION OF PROTEIN FROM THE POLLEN OF COMMON RAGWEED, AMBROSIA ARTEMISIIFOLIA: USE OF THE METHOD FOR THE IMMUNOCHEMICAL QUANTIFICATION OF ANTIGEN A1/A2 IN POLLEN OF PLANTS GROWN IN CONTROLLED C02 ENVIRONMENTS. - (Abstract Only)
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS AND ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE (C02) CONCENTRATIONS CONTROL AMBROSIA ARTEMISIIFOLIA'S PHENOLOGICAL ATMOSPHEREIC AMBROSIA POLLEN COUNT. - (Abstract Only)
THE RESPONSE OF INVASIVE AND NOXIOUS WEEDS TO THE INCREASE IN ATMOSPHERIC C02 SINCE 1950. - (Abstract Only)
UTILIZATION OF RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE TO INCREASE ECONOMIC YIELD OF SOYBEAN (GLYCINE MAX (L.) MERR.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RAGWEED, RISING C02 AND PUBLIC HEALTH - (Abstract Only)
CROP/WEED RESPONSE TO RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: THE INTERACTION OF A C4 CROP WITH A COOCCURING C3 WEED - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CROP/WEED RESPONSE TO RISING ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: THE INTERACTION OF A C4 CROP (SORGHUM BICOLOR) WITH A COOCCURRING C3 WEED, COMMON COCKLEBUR(XANTHIUM STRUMARIUM) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CLIMATE CHANGE, C02 AND RAGWEED - (Abstract Only)
A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE OF IN SITU "AMBIENT" CARBON DIOXIDE FOR ASSESSING THE RESPONSE OF PLANTS TO ATMOSPHERIC CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ACCLIMATION TO GROWTH TEMPERATURE ALTERS THE TEMPERATURE DEPENDENT STIMULATION OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS TO ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE IN ALBUTILON THEOPHRASTI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SENSITIVITY OF FIELD-GROWN SOYBEAN TO FUTURE ATOMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE: CAN WE SELECT FOR IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
THE IMPACT OF ELEVATED CARBON DIOXIDE ON YIELD LOSS FROM A C3 AND C4 WEED IN FIELD-GROWN SOYBEAN - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CO2-INDUCED INCREASES IN POTENTIAL GROWTH AND POLLEN PRODUCTION OF COMMON RAGWEED: IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
THE GROWTH RESPONSE OF C4 PLANTS TO RISING ATMOSPHERIC CO2 CONCENTRATIONS: A REASSESSMENT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SUSTAINED GROWTH, PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND INCREASED TOLERANCE TO GLYPHOSATE OBSERVED IN A C3 PERENNIAL WEED, QUACKGRASS, GROWN AT ELEVATED CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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