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Research Project: Contributions of Climate, Soils, Species Diversity, and Management to Sustainable Crop, Grassland, and Livestock Production Systems

Location: Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Journal of environmental quality celebrates 50 years of cutting-edge science - (Other)

Detecting biophysical characteristics and nitrogen status of finger millet at hyperspectral and multispectral resolutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baath, G.S., Flynn, K.C., Gowda, P.H., Kakani, V.G., Northup, B.K. 2021. Detecting biophysical characteristics and nitrogen status of finger millet at hyperspectral and multispectral resolutions. Frontiers in Agronomy. 2:604598. https://doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2020.604598.

Effects of nitrogen fertilization and bioenergy crop species on central tendency and spatial heterogeneity of soil glycosidase activities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Nutrient prediction for tef (Eragrostis tef) plant and grain with hyperspectral data and partial least squares regression: Replicating methods and results across environments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flynn, K.C., Frazier, A.E., Admas, S. 2020. Nutrient prediction for tef (Eragrostis tef) plant and grain with hyperspectral data and partial least squares regression: Replicating methods and results across environments. Remote Sensing. 12:2867. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12182867.

Biomass production and temporal stability are similar in switchgrass monoculture and diverse grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polley, H.W., Collins, H.P., Fay, P.A. 2020. Biomass production and temporal stability are similar in switchgrass monoculture and diverse grassland. Biomass and Bioenergy. 142:105758. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105758.

Increasing effects of chronic nutrient enrichment on plant diversity loss and ecosystem productivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Global impacts of fertilization and herbivore removal on soil net nitrogen mineralization are modulated by local climate and soil properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Carbon exchange of a dryland cotton field and its relationship with planetscope remote sensing data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Importance and strength of environmental controllers of soil organic carbon changes with scale Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Mishra, U., Owens, P.R., Libohova, Z., Wills, S.A., Riley, W.J., Hoffman, F.M., Smith, D.R. 2020. Importance and strength of environmental controllers of soil organic carbon changes with scale. Geoderma. 375:114472. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114472.

An improved similarity-based approach to predicting and mapping soil organic carbon and soil total nitrogen in a coastal region of northeastern China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Adhikari, K., Zhuang, Q., Yang, Z., Jin, X., Wang, Q., Bian, Z. 2020. An improved similarity-based approach to predicting and mapping soil organic carbon and soil total nitrogen in a coastal region of northeastern China. PeerJ. 8:e9126. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9126.

Temporal stability of grassland metacommunities is regulated more by community functional traits than species diversity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polley, H.W., Yang, C., Wilsey, B.J., Fay, P.A. 2020. Temporal stability of grassland metacommunities is regulated more by community functional traits than species diversity. Ecosphere. 11(7):e03178. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3178.

Geographic variation in the genetic basis of resistance to leaf rust between locally adapted ecotypes of the biofuel crop switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
VanWallendael, A., Bonnete, J., Juenger, T.E., Fritschi, F.B., Fay, P.A., Mitchell, R., Lloyd-Reilley, J., Rouquette Jr, F.M., Bergstrom, G.C., Lowry, D.B. 2020. Geographic variation in the genetic basis of resistance to leaf rust between locally adapted ecotypes of the biofuel crop switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). New Phytologist. 227(6):1696-1708. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16555.

Lower soil carbon stocks in exotic vs. native grasslands are driven by carbonate losses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilsey, B., Xu, X., Polley, H.W., Hofmockel, K., Hall, S.J. 2020. Lower soil carbon stocks in exotic vs. native grasslands are driven by carbonate losses. Ecology. 101(7):e03039. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3039.

Spectrally derived values of community leaf dry matter content link shifts in grassland composition with change in biomass production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polley, H.W., Yang, C., Wilsey, B.J., Fay, P.A. 2020. Spectrally derived values of community leaf dry matter content link shifts in grassland composition with change in biomass production. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 6(3):344-353. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.145.

Variation in pickleweed root-associated microbial communities at different locations of a saline solid waste management unit contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khan, A.R., Reichmann, L.G., Ibal, J.C., Shin, J.H., Liu, Y., Collins, H.P., LePage, B., Terry, N. 2019. Variation in pickleweed root-associated microbial communities at different locations of a saline solid waste management unit contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. PLoS One. 14(10):e0222901. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0222901.

Improving soil health in pacific northwest potato production: A review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hills, K., Collins, H.P., Yorgey, G., McGuire, A., Kruger, C. 2020. Improving soil health in pacific northwest potato production: A review. American Journal of Potato Research. 97:1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-019-09742-7.

QTL x environment interactions underlie adaptive divergence in switchgrass across a large latitudinal gradient Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lowry, D.B., Lovell, J.T., Zhang, L., Bonnette, J., Fay, P.A., Mitchell, R., Lloyd-Reilley, J., Boe, A.R., Wu, Y., Rouquette, F.M., Wynia, R.L., Weng, X., Behrman, K.D., Healey, A., Barry, K., Lipzen, A., Bauer, D., Sharma, A., Jenkins, J., Schmutz, J., Fritschi, F.B., Juenger, T.E. 2019. QTL x environment interactions underlie adaptive divergence in switchgrass across a large latitudinal gradient. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 116(26):12933-12941. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1821543116.

Bloom and bust: Ecological consequences of precipitation variability in aridlands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potts, D.L., Barron-Gafford, G.A., Butterfield, B.J., Fay, P.A., Hultine, K.R. 2019. Bloom and bust: Ecological consequences of precipitation variability in aridlands. Plant Ecology. 220(2):135-139. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11258-019-00915-2.