Some papers from the lab about grasslands, where several describe experiments at Konza Prairie Biological Station.

Saleh*, A. A., N. Kraisitudomsook*, E. E. Frank, S. P. Dendy, J. F. Leslie, and K. A. Garrett. 2023. Phytobiome stampede: Bison as potential dispersal agents for the tallgrass prairie microbiome. PhytoFrontiers 3:512-517. [open access link]

Dendy, S. P., B. Tong, H. A. Alexander, P. A. Fay, L. Murray, Y. Xing, and K.  A. Garrett. 2017. A long-term study of burning effects on a plant pathogen in tallgrass prairie. Plant Pathology, Early View doi:10.1111/ppa.12678. [link]

Alexander, H. M., K. E. Mauck, A. E. Whitfield, K. A. Garrett, and C. M. Malmstrom. 2014. Plant-virus interactions and the agro-ecological interface. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138:529-547. [link]

Gray, M. M., P. St Amand, N. M. Bello, M. B. Galliart, M. Knapp, K. A. Garrett, T. J. Morgan, S. G. Baer, B. R. Maricle, E. D. Akhunov, and L. C. Johnson.  2014.  Ecotypes of an ecologically dominant prairie grass (Andropogon gerardii) exhibit genetic divergence across the US Midwest grasslands' environmental gradient.  Molecular Ecology 23:6011-6028. [link]

Cox, C. M., W. W. Bockus, R. D. Holt, L. Fang, and K. A. Garrett. 2013. The spatial connectedness of plant species: Potential links for apparent competition via plant diseases. Plant Pathology 62:1195-1438. [link]

Rouse, M. N., A. A. Saleh, A. Seck, K. H. Keeler, S. E. Travers, S. H. Hulbert, and K. A. Garrett. 2011. Genomic and resistance gene homolog diversity of the dominant tallgrass prairie species across the U.S. Great Plains precipitation gradient. PLoS ONE 6:e17641. [open access link]

Saleh, A. A., H. U. Ahmed, T. C. Todd, S. E. Travers, K. A. Zeller, J. F. Leslie, and K. A. Garrett. 2010. Relatedness of Macrophomina phaseolina isolates from tallgrass prairie, maize, soybean, and sorghum. Molecular Ecology 19:79-91. [link]

Travers, S. E., Z. Tang, D. Caragea, K. A. Garrett, S. H. Hulbert, J. E. Leach, J. Bai, A. Saleh, A. K. Knapp, P. A. Fay, J. Nippert, P. S. Schnable, and M. D. Smith. 2010. Variation in gene expression of Andropogon gerardii in response to altered environmental conditions associated with climate change. Journal of Ecology 98:374-383. [Editor's choice]

Worapong, J., S. P. Dendy, Z. Tang, D. J. Awl, and K. A. Garrett. 2009. Limiting temperatures for urediniospore germination are low in a systemic rust fungus of tallgrass prairie. Mycologia 101:390-394. [link]

Han, X., S. P. Dendy, K. A. Garrett, L. Fang, and M. D. Smith. 2008. Comparison of damage to native and exotic tallgrass prairie plants by natural enemies. Plant Ecology 198:197-210. [link]

Travers, S. E., M. D. Smith, J. Bai, S. H. Hulbert, J. E. Leach, P. S. Schnable, A. K. Knapp, G. Milliken, P. Fay, A. Saleh, and K. A. Garrett. 2007. Ecological genomics: making the leap from model systems in the lab to native populations in the field. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5:19-24. [link]

Garrett, K. A., S. P. Dendy, A. G. Power, G. K. Blaisdell, H. A. Alexander, and J. K. McCarron. 2004. Barley yellow dwarf disease in natural populations of dominant tallgrass prairie species in Kansas [Disease Note]. Plant Disease 88:574. [open access link]

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