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Iqbal, J., J.A. Siegrist, J.A. Nelson, and R.L. McCulley. In Press. Fungal endophyte infection increases carbon sequestration potential of southeastern U.S.A. tall fescue stands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry.
Ruffner, M.E., R.L. McCulley, J.A. Nelson, and T.G. Barnes. In Press. Invasion by exotic Old World bluestem grasses alters ecosystem function of a South Texas coastal prairie. Biological Invasions.
McCulley, R.L. and R.B. Jackson. In Press. Conversion of tallgrass prairie to woodland: Consequences for carbon and nitrogen cycling. American Midland Naturalist.
Hall, S.L., R.L. McCulley, and R.J. Barney. In Press. Restoration of native warm season grassland species in a tall fescue pasture using prescribed fire and herbicides. Restoration Ecology.
McNear Jr., D.H. and R.L. McCulley. In Press. Influence of the Neotyphodium - tall fescue symbiosis on belowground processes. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses.
Adler, P.B. and 39 others (including R.L. McCulley). 2011. Productivity does not predict fine-scale plant species richness. Science 333:1750-1753.
Firn, J. and 31 others (including R.L. McCulley). 2011. Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in temperate grasslands. Ecology Letters 14:274-281.
Brosi, G.B., R.L. McCulley, L.P. Bush, J.A. Nelson, A.T. Classen, and R.J. Norby. 2011. Effects of multiple climate change factors on the tall fescue - fungal endophyte symbiosis: infection frequency and tissue chemistry. New Phytologist 189:797-805.
Gilliam, F.S., R.L. McCulley, and J.A. Nelson. 2011. Spatial variability in soil microbial communities in a nitrogen-saturated hardwood forest watershed. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75: 280-286.
Weand, M., M.A. Arthur, G.M. Lovett, R.L. McCulley, and K.C. Weathers. 2010. Effects of tree species and N additions on forest floor microbial communities and extracellular enzyme activities. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42: 2161-2173.
Siegrist, J.A., R.L. McCulley, L.P. Bush, and T.D. Phillips. 2010. Alkaloids may not be responsible for endophyte-associated reductions in tall fescue decomposition rates. Functional Ecology 24: 460-468.
Ippolito, J.A., S.W. Blecker, C.L. Freeman, J. Blair, R.L. McCulley, and E.F. Kelly. 2010. Phosphorus biogeochemistry across a grassland climosequence. Journal of Arid Environments 74(8): 954-961.
McCulley, R.L., I.C. Burke, and W.K. Lauenroth. 2009. Conservation of nitrogen increases with precipitation across a major grassland gradient in the Central Great Plains of North America. Oecologia 159: 571-581.
Burke, I.C., A.R. Mosier, P.B. Hook, D.G. Milchunas, J.E. Barrett, M.A. Vinton, R.L. McCulley, J.P. Kaye, R.A. Gill, H.E. Epstein, R.H. Kelly, W.J. Parton, C.M. Yonker, P. Lowe, and W.K. Lauenroth. 2008. Ch 13 - Soil organic matter and nutrient dynamics of shortgrass steppe ecosystems. Pp. 306-341, In: Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe. Eds. W.K. Lauenroth and I.C. Burke. Oxford University Press, NY, NY.
McCulley, R.L., T.W. Boutton, S.R. Archer. 2007. Soil carbon cycling in subtropical savanna parkland: Response to water additions. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:820-828.
Jackson, R.B., K.A. Farley, W.A. Hoffman, E.G. Jobbágy, and R.L. McCulley. 2007. Ch 19: Carbon and water tradeoffs in conversions to forests and shrublands. Pp. 237-246, In Terrestrial Ecosystems in a Changing World. Eds. Canadell, J.G., D.E. Pataki, and L.F. Pitelka. Springer, Cambridge, MA.
Blecker, S.W., R.L. McCulley, O.A. Chadwick, and E.F. Kelly. 2006. Biologic cycling of silica across a grassland bioclimosequence. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 20, GB3023, doi:10.1029/2006GB002690.
McCulley, R.L., I.C. Burke, J.A. Nelson, W.K. Lauenroth, A.K. Knapp, and E.F. Kelly. 2005. Regional patterns in carbon cycling across the Great Plains of North America. Ecosystems 8: 106-121.
Kaye, J.P., R.L. McCulley, and I.C. Burke. 2005. Carbon fluxes, nitrogen cycling and soil microbial communities in adjacent urban, native and agricultural ecosystems. Global Change Biology 11: 575-587.
McCulley, R.L. and I.C. Burke. 2004. Microbial community composition across the Great Plains: Landscape versus regional variability. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68: 106-115.
Roberts, L., R.L. McCulley, I. Burke, and W. Lauenroth. 2004. Indications of groundwater usage by Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) communities in northeastern Colorado: An oxygen isotope study. American Midland Naturalist 152: 178-182.
Jackson, R.B., S.T. Berthrong, C.W. Cook, E.G. Jobbágy, and R.L. McCulley. 2004. Comment on "A Reservoir of Nitrate Beneath Desert Soils." Science 304: 51.
McCulley, R.L., S.R. Archer, T.W. Boutton, F. Hons, and D.A. Zuberer. 2004. Soil respiration and nutrient cycling of wooded communities developing in grassland. Ecology 85: 2804-2817.
McCulley, R.L., E.G. Jobbágy, W.T. Pockman, and R.B. Jackson. 2004. Nutrient uptake as a contributing explanation for deep rooting in arid ecosystems. Oecologia 141: 620-628.
Burke, I.C., J.P. Kaye, S.P. Bird, S.A. Hall, R.L. McCulley, and G.L. Sommerville. 2003. Ch. 13 - Evaluating and testing models of terrestrial biogeochemistry: The role of temperature in controlling decomposition. Pp. 225-253 In: Canham, C.D., J.J. Cole, and W.K. Lauenroth, editors. Models in Ecosystem Science. Princeton (NJ): Princeton University Press.
Barrett, J.E., R.L. McCulley, D.R. Lane, I.C. Burke, and W.K. Lauenroth. 2002. Influence of climate variability on plant production and N-mineralization in Central US grasslands. Journal of Vegetation Science 13: 383-394.