Degree of woody encroachment into grasslands controls soil carbohydrate and amino compound changes during long term laboratory incubation, Courtney A. Creamer, Timothy R. Filley, Dan C. Olk, Alain Plante, Clément Peltre, Sara M. Top, and Thomas W. Boutton

Tree size but not forest basal area influences ant colony response to disturbance in a neotropical ant–plant association, Thomas S. Davis, Nathaniel E. Foote, and Kevin C. Grady

Improving evapotranspiration simulations in the CERES-Maize model under limited irrigation, K.C. DeJonge, J.C. Ascough II, A.A. Andales, N.C. Hansen, L.A. Garcia, and M. Arabi

Blue light (470 nm) effectively inhibits bacterial and fungal growth, A.J. De Lucca, C. Carter-Wientjes, K.A. Williams, and D. Bhatnagar

Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) integrated pest management programs for fruiting vegetables in Florida, Ozan Demirozer, Kara Tyler-Julian, Joe Funderburk, Norm Leppla, and Stuart Reitz

Climate change alters stoichiometry of phosphorus and nitrogen in a semiarid grassland, Feike A. Dijkstra, Elise Pendall, Jack A. Morgan, Dana M. Blumenthal, Yolima Carrillo, Daniel R. LeCain, Ronald F. Follett, and David G. Williams

Genetic diversity in wild and cultivated black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis L.) evaluated by simple sequence repeat markers, Michael Dossett, Nahla V. Bassil, Kim S. Lewers, and Chad E. Finn


Indirect effects of parasites in invasions, Alison M. Dunn, Mark E. Torchin, Melanie J. Hatcher, Peter M. Kotanen, Dana M. Blumenthal, James E. Byers, Courtney A.C. Coon, Victor M. Frankel, Robert D. Holt, Ruth A. Hufbauer, Andrew R. Kanarek, Kristina A. Schierenbeck, Lorne M. Wolfe, and Sarah E. Perkins

Distribution and Quantification of Antibiotic Resistant Genes and Bacteria across Agricultural and Non- Agricultural Metagenomes, Lisa M. Durso, Daniel N. Miller, and Brian J. Wienhold

Animal foraging as a mechanism for sediment movement and soil nutrient development: Evidence from the semi-arid Australian woodlands and the Chihuahuan Desert, David J. Eldridge, Terry B. Koen, Aaron Killgore, Niki Huang, and Walter G. Whitford

Productivity of well-watered Panicum virgatum does not increase with CO2 enrichment, Philip A. Fay, H. Wayne Polley, Virginia L. Jin, and Michael J. Aspinwall

Phytosanitary irradiation for export of fresh produce: commercial adoption in Hawaii and current issues, P. A. Follett and Marissa M. Wall

Soil Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass and No-Till Maize Grown for Bioenergy, Ronald F. Follett, Kenneth P. Vogel, Gary E. Varvel, Robert B. Mitchell, and John Kimble

Soil Carbon Sequestration by Switchgrass and No-Till Maize Grown for Bioenergy, Ronald F. Follett, Kenneth P. Vogel, Gary E. Varvel, Robert B. Mitchell, and John Kimble

Links among Nitrifi cation, Nitrifi er Communities, and Edaphic Properties in Contrasting Soils Receiving Dairy Slurry, Ann-Marie Fortuna, C. Wayne Honeycutt, George Vandemark, Timothy S. Griffin, Robert P. Larkin, Zhongqi He, Brian J. Wienhold, Karamat R. Sistani, Stephan L. Albrecht, Bryan L. Woodbury, Henry A. Torbert, J. Mark Powell, Robert K. Hubbard, Roger A. Eigenberg, Robert J. Wright, J. Richard Alldredge, and James B. Harsh

Well-managed grazing systems: A forgotten hero of conservation, Alan J. Franzluebbers, Laura K. Paine, Jonathan R. Winsten, Margaret Krome, Matt A. Sanderson, Kevin Ogles, and Dennis Thompson

Stocker performance and production in mixed tall fescue–bermudagrass pastures of the Southern Piedmont USA, Alan J. Franzluebbers, John A. Stuedemann, and Dwight H. Seman

Reproductive Potential of Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) Fed Cattle, Chicken, or Horse Blood, Kristina M. Friesen and Gregory D. Johnson

SnTox5–Snn5: a novel Stagonospora nodorum effector–wheat gene interaction and its relationship with the SnToxA–Tsn1 and SnTox3–Snn3B1 interactions, Timothy L. Friesen, Chenggen Chu, Steven S. Xu, and Justin D. Faris

Specific Adaptation and Genetic Progress for Grain Yield in Great Plains Hard Winter Wheats from 1987 to 2010, Robert A. Graybosch and C. James Peterson

Registration of ‘Byrd’ Wheat, Scott D. Haley, Jerry J. Johnson, Frank B. Peairs, John A. Stromberger, Emily E. Hudson, Scott A. Seifert, Rebecca A. Kottke, Victoria A. Valdez, Jeff B. Rudolph, Guihua Bai, Xianming Chen, Robert L. Bowden, Yue Jin, James A. Kolmer, Ming-Shun Chen, and Bradford W. Seabourn

Registration of ‘Denali’ Wheat, Scott D. Haley, Jerry J. Johnson, Frank B. Peairs, John A. Stromberger, Emily E. Hudson, Scott A. Seifert, Rebecca A. Kottke, Victoria A. Valdez, Jeff B. Rudolph, Terry J. Martin, Guihua Bai, Xianming Chen, Robert L. Bowden, Yue Jin, James A. Kolmer, Ming-Shun Chen, and Bradford W. Seabourn

Cool-season whole-plant gas exchange of exotic and native semiarid bunchgrasses, Erik P. Hamerlynck, Russell L. Scott, Greg A. Barron-Gafford, Michelle L. Cavanaugh, M. Susan Moran, and Travis E. Huxman

Genome-wide Peripheral Blood Leukocyte DNA Methylation Microarrays Identified a Single Association with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, R. Alan Harris, Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, Natalia Pedersen, Antone Opekun, Jiri Bronsky, Pia Munkholm, Cathrine Jespersgaard, Paal Skytt Andersen, Bela Melegh, George Ferry, Tine Jess, and Richard Kellermayer

Soil maps of Wisconsin, Alfred E. Hartemink, Birl Lowery, and Carl Wacker

Flavor and Antioxidant Capacity of Peanut Paste and Peanut Butter Supplemented with Peanut Skins, Chellani S. Hathorn and Timothy H. Sanders

Nuisance flies on Australian cattle feedlots: immature populations, Jerome Hogsette, R. Urech, P.E. Green, A. Skerman, M.M. Elson-Harris, R.L. Bright, and G.W. Brown

Identification Of The Western Tarnished Plant Bug (Lygus Hesperus) Olfactory Co-Receptor Orco: Expression Profile And Confirmation Of Atypical Membrane Topology, J. Joe Hull, Eric J. Hoffmann, Omaththage P. Perera, and Gordon L. Snodgrass

Evaluation of Variation in Nitrate Concentration Levels in the Raccoon River Watershed in Iowa, Sampath Jayasinghe, David Miller, and Jerry L. Hatfield

Modifying crops to increase cell wall digestibility, Hans-Joachim G. Jung, Deborah A. Samac, and Gautam Sarath

Chronic and degenerative diseases Similarities and differences between the effects of EPA and DHA on markers of atherosclerosis in human subjects*, Darshan S. Kelley and Yuriko Adkins

Characterization of resistance to Synchytrium endobioticum in cultivated potato accessions from the collection of Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry, Alexander Khiutti, Olga Afanasenko, Olga Antonova, Oleg Shuvalov, Lubov Novikova, Ekaterina Krylova, Nadezhda Chalaya, Nina Mironenko, David M. Spooner, and Tatjana Gavrilenko

First Report Of Strobilurin Resistance In Cercospora Beticola In Sugar Beet (Beta Vulgaris) In Michigan And Nebraska, USA, W.W. Kirk, L.E. Hanson, G.D. Franc, W.L. Stump, E. Gachango, G. Clark, and J. Stewart

Chapter 6: Safflower, Theodore J. Kisha and Richard C. Johnson

Efficacy Of Three Attractant Blends Tested In Combination With Carbon Dioxide Against Natural Populations Of Mosquitoes And Biting Flies At The Lower Suwannee Wildlife Refuge, Daniel L. Kline, Ulrich R. Bernier, and Jerome A. Hogsette

Soil quality improvement under an ecologically based farming system in northwest Missouri, Robert J. Kremer and Linda F. Hezel

Abolishing activity against ascorbate in a cytosolic ascorbate peroxidase from switchgrass, William P. Kustas, Joseph G. Alfieri, Martha C. Anderson, Paul D. Colaizzi, John H. Prueger, Steven R. Evett, Christopher M.U. Neale, Andrew N. French, Lawrence E. Hipps, José L. Chávez, Karen S. Copeland, and Terry A. Howell

Biological conversion assay using Clostridium phytofermentans to estimate plant feedstock quality, Scott J. Lee, Thomas A. Warnick, Sivakumar Pattathil, Jesús G. Alvelo-Maurosa, Michelle J. Serapiglia, Heather McCormick, Virginia Brown, Naomi F. Young, Danny J. Schnell, Lawrence B. Smart, Michael G. Hahn, Jeffrey F. Pedersen, Susan B. Leschine, and Samuel P. Hazen

Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength, Gary A. Lehrsch, R.E. Sojka, and A.C. Koehn

Impact of insecticide and fungicide residue contact on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst),mobility and mortality: implications for pest management, Tracy C. Leskey, Starker E. Wright, Julien Saguez, and Charles Vincent

Genetic diversity of ‘Cadidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ strains in the United States and Mexico revealed by simple sequence repeat markers, Hong Lin, Md Sajedul Islam, Yang Bai, Amin Wen, Suque Lan, Neil C. Gudmestad, and Edwin L. Civerolo

Effects of piperidine and piperideine alkaloids from the venom of red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Buren, on Pythium ultimum Trow growth in vitro and the application of piperideine alkaloids to control cucumber damping-off in the greenhouse, Shezeng Li, Xixuan Jin, and Jian Chen

Characterization of sorghum grain and evaluation of sorghum flour in a Chinese egg noodle system, Liman Liu, Thomas J. Herald, Donghai Wang, Jeff D. Wilson, Scott R. Bean, and Fadi M. Aramouni

Effects of pyriproxyfen and buprofezin on immature development and reproduction in the stable fly, S.S. Liu, A.Y. Li, K.H. Lohmeyer, and A.A. Perez De Leon

Mitigating agrichemicals from an artificial runoff event using a managed riverine wetland, Richard E. Lizotte Jr., F. Douglas Shields Jr, Justin N. Murdock, Robert Kröger, and Scott S. Knight

Laboratory Evaluation of Novaluron as a Development Site Treatment for Controlling Larval Horn Flies, House Flies, and Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae), K.H. Lohmeyer and J.M. Pound

Potential causes and consequences of decreased body size in field populations of Coccinella novemnotata, John Losey, Jordan Perlman, James Kopco, Samuel Ramsey, Louis Hesler, Edward Evans, Leslie Allee, and Rebecca Smyth

The relationship between variable host grouping and functional responses among parasitoids of Antispila nysaefoliella (Lepidoptera: Heliozelidae), Candace Low, Sonja J. Scheffer, Matthew L. Lewis, and Michael W. Gates

Chemical Optimization of Protein Extraction from Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Peel, Katherine P. Maloney, Van-Den Truong, and Jonathan C. Allen

Genome-wide association analysis for quantitative trait loci influencing Warner–Bratzler shear force in five taurine cattle breeds, M. C. McClure, H. R. Ramey, M. M. Rolf, S. D. McKay, J. E. Decker, R. H. Chapple, J. W. Kim, T. M. Taxis, R. L. Weaber, R. D. Schnabel, and J. F. Taylor

Compositional and Mechanical Properties of Peanuts Roasted to Equivalent Colors using Different Time/Temperature Combinations, Kristin A. McDaniel, Brittany L. White, Lisa L. Dean, Timothy H. Sanders, and Jack P. Davis

Temporal flux and spatial dynamics of nutrients, fecal indicators, and zoonotic pathogens in anaerobic swine manure lagoon water, Michael R. McLaughlin, John P. Brooks, and Ardeshir Adeli

Elevated CO2 affects plant responses to variation in boron availability, Sasmita Mishra, Scott A. Heckathorn, and Jonathan M. Frantz

Chapter 5 Switchgrass Harvest and Storage, Robert B. Mitchell and Marty R. Schmer

Germination and Emergence Tests for Predicting Switchgrass Field Establishment, Robert B. Mitchell and K.P. Vogel

Opportunities and challenges from the use of genomic selection for beef cattle breeding in Latin America, Hugo H. Montaldo, Eduardo Casas, José Bento Sterman Ferraz, Vicente E. Vega-Murillo, and Sergio Iván Román-Ponce

Showy partridge pea [Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene] with potential for cultivation as a multi-functional species in the United States, J.B. Morris

Attraction of Stomoxys sp. to various fruits and flowers in Mali, Günter Müller, Jerome Hogsette, University of Miami, University of Bamako, M.B. Toure, M.M. Traore, S. Bah, S. Doumbia, and Y. Schlein

An annotated checklist of the horse flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) of Lebanon with remarks on ecology and zoogeography: Pangoniinae and Chrysopsinae, Günter Müller, Theo Zeegers, Jerome Hogsette, Edita E. Revay, Vasiliy Kravchenko, Andrey Leshvanov, and Yosef Schlein

Zebra Chip Disease of Potato: Biology, Epidemiology, and Management, Joseph E. Munyaneza

Development of an environmentally friendly halogen-free phosphorus–nitrogen bond flame retardant for cotton fabrics, Thach-Mien D. Nguyen, SeChin Chang, Brian Condon, Minori Uchimiya, and Chanel Fortier

Factors associated with frequency of abortions recorded through Dairy Herd Improvement test plans, H. D. Norman, R. H. Miller, J. R. Wright, J. L. Hutchison, and K. M. Olson

Natural product studies of U.S. endangered plants: Volatile components of Lindera melissifolia (Lauraceae) repel mosquitoes and ticks, Joonseok Oh, John J. Bowling, John F. Carroll, Betul Demirci, K. Hüsnü Can Baser, Theodor D. Leininger, Ulrich R. Bernier, and Mark T. Hamann

Efficacy and costs of controlling eastern redcedar, John Ortmann, James Stubbendieck, Robert A. Masters, George H. Pfeiffer, and Thomas B. Bragg

Persistence of Mycobacterium bovis bacillus Calmette– Guerin (BCG) Danish In White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Vaccinated with a Lipid-Formulated Oral Vaccine, M. V. Palmer, T. C. Thacker, W. R. Waters, S. Robbe-Austerman, and F. E. Aldwell

Opportunities for improving risk communication during the permitting process for entomophagous biological control agents: a review of current systems, Oulimathe Paraiso, M. Kairo, N. C. Leppla, J. P. Cuda, M. Owens, M. T. Olexa, and S. D. Hight

Chapter 1: The Evolution of Switchgrass as an Energy Crop, David J. Parrish, Michael D. Casler, and Andrea Monti

Porous rice powder from the precipitation of gelatinized flour or starch paste with ethanol, James Patindol, Frederick Shih, Bruce Ingber, Elaine Champagne, and Stephen Boue

Female mating failure and the failure of ‘mating’ in sterile insect programs, Diana Pérez-Staples, Todd E. Shelly, and Boaz Yuval

Mixed-Grass Prairie Canopy Structure and Spectral Reflectance Vary with Topographic Position, Rebecca L. Phillips, Moffatt K. Ngugi, John Hendrickson, Aaron Smith, and Mark West

Transcriptome and gene expression analysis in cold-acclimated guayule (Parthenium argentatum) rubber-producing tissue, Grisel Ponciano, Colleen M. McMahan, Wenshuang Xie, Gerard R. Lazo, Terry A. Coffelt, Jillian Collins-Silva, Aise Nural-Taban, Martin Gollery, David K. Shintani, and Maureen C. Whalen

Attenuation of a virulent Aeromonas hydrophila with novobiocin and pathogenic characterization of the novobiocin-resistant strain, Julia Pridgeon, M. Yildirim-Aksoy, P.H. Klesius, K.K. Srivastava, and P.G. Reddy

Patch scale turbulence over dryland and irrigated surfaces in a semi-arid landscape under advective conditions during BEAREX08, J.H. Prueger, J.G. Alfieri, L.E. Hipps, W.P. Kustas, J.L. Chavez, S.R. Evett, M.C. Anderson, A.N. French, C.M.U. Neale, L.G. McKee, J.L. Hatfield, T.A. Howell, and Nurit Agam

Effects of floral and extrafloral resource diversity on the fitness of an omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus, Lorena Pumariño, Oscar Alomar, and Jonathan G. Lundgren

Genetics and mapping of the R11 gene conferring resistance to recently emerged rust races, tightly linked to male fertility restoration, in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), L. L. Qi, G. J. Seiler, B. A. Vick, and T. J. Gulya

Response of sunshine bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis) to digestible protein/ dietary lipid density and ration size at summer culture temperatures in the Southern United States, Steven D. Rawles, Barholomew W. Green, T. Gibson Gaylord, Frederic T. Barrows, Matthew W. McEntire, and Donald W. Freeman

Reduction of mosquito biting pressure by timed-release 0.3% aerosolized geraniol, Edita E. Revay, Amy Junnila, Daniel L. Kline, Rui-De Xue, Ulrich R. Bernier, Vasiliy D. Kravchenko, Zoya Yefremova, and Günter Müller

Where do adaptive shifts occur during invasion? A multidisciplinary approach to unravelling cold adaptation in a tropical ant species invading the Mediterranean area, Olivier Rey, Arnaud Estoup, Merav Vonshak, Anne Loiseau, Simon Blanchet, Luis Calcaterra, Lucila Chifflet, Jean-Pierre Rossi, Gael J. Kergoat, Julien Foucaud, Jérôme Orivel, Maurice Leponce, Ted Schultz, and Benoit Facon

Responses to Varroa destructor and Nosema ceranae by several commercial strains of Australian and North American honeybees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Thomas E. Rinderer, Benjamin P. Oldroyd, Amanda M. Frake, Lilia I. de Guzman, and Lelania Bourgeois

Primed acclimation of cultivated peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) through the use of deficit irrigation timed to crop developmental periods, Diane L. Rowland, Wilson H. Faircloth, Paxton Payton, David T. Tissue, Jason A. Ferrell, Ronald B. Sorensen, and Christopher L. Butts

Switchgrass PviCAD1: Understanding Residues Important for Substrate Preferences and Activity, Aaron J. Saathoff, Mark S. Hargrove, Eric J. Haas, Christian M. Tobias, Paul Twigg, Scott Sattler, and Gautam Sarath

Chapter 4: Crop Management of Switchgrass, Matt A. Sanderson, Marty Schmer, Vance Owens, Pat Keyser, and Wolter Elbersen

Prevalence and genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in weaned beef calves on cow-calf operations in the USA, Mónica Santín, David Dargatz, and Ronald Fayer

Soil properties following reforestation or afforestation of marginal cropland, Thomas J. Sauer, David E. James, Cynthia A. Cambardella, and Guillermo Hernandez-Ramirez

Editorial for special issue of papers from the 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (ICPA), James S. Schepers

Evidence of dependence between crop vigor and yield, James S. Schepers and Kyle H. Holland

Evidence of dependence between crop vigor and yield, James S. Schepers and Kyle H. Holland

Reduction in carbon uptake during turn of the century drought in western North America, Christopher R. Schwalm, Christopher A. Williams, Kevin Schaefer, Dennis Baldocchi, T. Andrew Black, Allen H. Goldstein, Beverly E. Law, Walter Oechel, Kyaw Tha Paw U, and Russel L. Scott

A deleterious effect associated with UNH159 is attenuated in twin embryos of an inbred line of blue tilapia Oreochromis aureus, A. Shirak, Yniv Palti, O. Bern, Thomas D. Kocher, Elisha Gootwine, Eyal Seroussi, Gideon Hulata, Micha Ron, and Ramy R. Avtalion

Chapter 6: Environmental Impacts of Switchgrass Management for Bioenergy Production, R. Howard Skinner, Walter Zegada-Lizarazu, and John P. Schmidt

The effect of row spacing and seeding rate on biomass production and plant stand characteristics of non-irrigated photoperiod-sensitive sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench), John L. Snider, Randy L. Raper, and Eric B. Schwab

A field study of wind erosion following a grass fire on the Llano Estacado of North America, J.E. Stout

Aerosol delivery of trail pheromone disrupts the foraging of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, David Maxwell Suckling, Lloyd D. Stringer, Joshua E. Corn, Barry Bunn, Ashraf M. El-Sayed, and Robert K. Vander Meer

Chapter 20: Pecan, Tommy E. Thompson and Patrick J. Conner

Estimating crop biophysical properties from remote sensing data by inverting linked radiative transfer and ecophysiological models, K.R. Thorp, G. Wang, A.L. West, M.S. Moran, K.F. Bronson, J.W. White, and J. Mon

Similar traits, different genes? Examining convergent evolution in related weedy rice populations, Carrie S. Thurber, Melissa H. Jia, Yulin Jia, and Ana L. Caicedo

Ecology of common salvinia, Salvinia minima Baker, in southern Florida, Philip W. Tipping, Melissa R. Martin, Laurie Bauer, Ryan M. Pierce, and Ted D. Center

Post-biological control invasion trajectory for Melaleuca quinquenervia in a seasonally inundated wetland, Philip W. Tipping, Melissa R. Martin, Ryan Pierce, Ted D. Center, Paul R. Pratt, and Min B. Rayamajhi

Metabolic engineering of novel lignin in biomass crops, Ruben Vanholme, Kris Morreel, Chiarina Darrah, Paula Oyarce, John H. Grabber, John Ralph, and Wout Boerjan