Population genetic structure of N. American and European Phalaris arundinacea L. as inferred from inter-simple sequence repeat markers, Michael F. Nelson, Neil O. Anderson, Michael D. Casler, and Andrew R. Jakubowski

Open Access OJSS Glomalin and Soil Aggregation under Six Management Systems in the Northern Great Plains, USA, Kristine A. Nichols and James Millar

Molecular characterization and immunolocalization of the olfactory co-receptor Orco from two blood-feeding muscid flies, the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans, L.) and the horn fly (Haematobia irritans irritans, L.), P. U. Olafson

On-Farm Evaluation of a Humic Product in Iowa (US) Maize Production, Dan C. Olk, Dana L. Dinnes, Chad Callaway, and Mike Raske

Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers: Effect on Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Iowa, Timothy B. Parkin and Jerry L. Hatfield

Lysimetric evaluation of SEBAL using high resolution airborne imagery from BEAREX08, George Paul, Prasanna H. Gowda, P.V. Vara Prasad, Terry A. Howell, Scott A. Staggenborg, and Christopher M.U. Neale

Early Adaptive Immune Responses in the Respiratory Tract of Foot and- Mouth Disease Virus-Infected Cattle, J. Pega, D. Bucafusco, S. Di Giacomo, J. M. Schammas, D. Malacari, A. V. Capozzo, J. Arzt, C. Pérez-Beascoechea, E. Maradei, L. L. Rodríguez, M. V. Borca, and M. Pérez-Filgueira

Volatile induction of infected and neighbouring uninfected plants potentially influence attraction/repellence of a cereal herbivore, D. Piesik, D. Pańka, M. Jeske, A. Wenda-Piesik, K. J. Delaney, and David K. Weaver

Methyl-β-cyclodextrin alters adipokine gene expression and glucose metabolism in swine adipose tissue*, T. G. Ramsay, L. Blomberg, and T. J. Caperna

Lysine Optimization of a Commercial Fishmeal-Free Diet for Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone chrysops × M. saxatilis), Steven D. Rawles, S. Adam Fuller, Benjamin H. Beck, T. Gibson Gaylord, Frederic T. Barrows, and Matthew E. McEntire

Seasonal temperature and precipitation effects on cow–calf production in northern mixed-grass prairie, Justin L. Reeves, Justin D. Derner, Matt A. Sanderson, Mark K. Petersen, Lance T. Vermeire, John R. Hendrickson, and Scott L. Kronberg

Temperature and Precipitation Affect Steer Weight Gains Differentially by Stocking Rate in Northern Mixed-Grass Prairie, Justin L. Reeves, Justin D. Derner, Matt A. Sanderson, Mark K. Petersen, Lance T. Vermeire, John R. Hendrickson, and Scott L. Kronberg

Comprehensive genotyping of the USA national maize inbred seed bank, Maria C. Romay, Mark J. Millard, Jeffrey C. Glaubitz, Jason A. Peiffer, Kelly L. Swarts, Terry M. Casstevens, Robert J. Elshire, Charlotte B. Acharya, Sharon E. Mitchell, Sherry A. Flint-Garcia, Michael D. McMullen, James B. Holland, Edward S. Buckler, and Candice A. Gardner

Diversification and ecosystem services for conservation agriculture: Outcomes from pastures and integrated crop–livestock systems, Matt A. Sanderson, David Archer, John Hendrickson, Scott Kronberg, Mark Liebig, Kris Nichols, Marty Schmer, Don Tanaka, and Jonathan Aguilar

Chapter 1 Innovative Thinking for Sustainable Use of Terrestrial Resources in Abu Dhabi Emirate Through Scientific Soil Inventory and Policy Development, Shabbir A. Shahid, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, Yasser Othman, Anil Kumar, Faisal K. Taha, John A. Kelley, and Michael A. Wilson

Potential oversummering and overwintering regions for the wheat stripe rust pathogen in the contiguous United States, Dipak Sharma-Poudyal, Xianming Chen, and Richard Alan Rupp

Effect of Phosphorus Nutrition on Growth and Physiology of Cotton Under Ambient and Elevated Carbon Dioxide, S. K. Singh, G. B. Badgujar, V. R. Reddy, D. H. Fleisher, and D. J. Timlin

Sampling error in US field crop unit process data for life cycle assessment, Joyce Smith Cooper, Ezra Kahn, and Robert Ebel

Altered physiology, cell structure, and gene expression of Theobroma cacao seedlings subjected to Cu toxicity, Vânia L. Souza, Alex-Alan F. de Almeida, Jadiel de S. Souza, Pedro A. O. Mangabeira, Raildo M. de Jesus, Carlos P. Pirovani, Dário Ahnert, Virupax C. Baligar, and Leandro L. Loguercio

Integrated Analyses of Genome-Wide DNA Occupancy and Expression Profiling Identify Key Genes and Pathways Involved in Cellular Transformation by a Marek’s Disease Virus Oncoprotein, Meq, Sugalesini Subramaniam, John Johnston, Likit Preeyanon, C. Titus Brown, Hsing-Jien Kung, and Hans H. Cheng

Evaluation of response to bovine viral diarrhea virus type 2 vaccination and timing of weaning on yearling ultrasound body composition, performance, and carcass quality traits in Angus calves, R. G. Tait Jr, E. D. Downey, M. S. Mayes, C. A. Park, J. F. Ridpath, D. J. Garrick, and J. M. Reecy

Isolation of mycobacteria from clinical samples collected in the United States from 2004 to 2011, T. C. Thacker, Suelee Robbe-Austerman, Beth Harris, Mitchell Van Palmer, and Wade Ray Waters

An abundant biological control agent does not provide a significant predator subsidy, Philip Tipping, Melissa Martin, Paul Pratt, Min Rayamajhi, and Ted Center

Functional Characterization of Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase and Caffeic Acid O-methyltransferase in Brachypodium distachyon, Gina M. Trabucco, Dominick A. Matos, Scott J. Lee, Aaron J. Saathoff, Henry D. Priest, Todd C. Mockler, Gautam Sarath, and Samuel P. Hazen

Impacts of elevated CO2 concentration on the productivity and surface energy budget of the soybean and maize agroecosystem in the Midwest USA, Tracy E. Twine, Jarod J. Bryant, Katherine T. Richter, Carl J. Bernacchi, Kelly D. McConnaughay, Sherri J. Morris, and Andrew D. B. Leakey

Characterization of the Rust Fungus, Puccinia emaculata, and Evaluation of Genetic Variability for Rust Resistance in Switchgrass Populations, Srinivasa Rao Uppalapati, Desalegn D. Serba, Yasuhiro Ishiga, Les J. Szabo, Shipra Mittal, Hem S. Bhandari, Joseph H. Bouton, Kirankumar S. Mysore, and Malay C. Saha

Morpho-physiological parameters affecting iron deficiency chlorosis in soybean (Glycine max L.), Marta W. Vasconcelos and Michael A. Grusak

Invited review: Sustainability of the US dairy industry, M. A. G. von Keyserlingk, N. P. Martin, E. Kebreab, K. F. Knowlton, R.J. Grant, M. Stephenson II, C.J. Sniffen, J.P. Harner III, A.D. Wright, and S.I. Smith

Chapter 14: Intergenerational Relationships and Rural Return Migration, Christiane von Reichert, John B. Cromartie, and Ryan O. Arthun

Activation of interspecies-hybrid Rubisco enzymes to assess different models for the Rubisco–Rubisco activase interaction, Rebekka M. Wachter, Michael E. Salvucci, A. Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Csengele Barta, Todor Genkov, and Robert Spreitzer

Remote sensing of fuel moisture content from ratios of narrow-band vegetation water and dry-matter indices, Lingli Wang, E. Raymond Hunt Jr, John J. Qu, Xianjun Hao, and Craig S.T. Daughtry

Chemistry and Microbial Functional Diversity Differences in Biofuel Crop and Grassland Soils in Multiple Geographies, Lidia S. Watrud, Jay R. Reichman, Michael A. Bollman, Bonnie M. Smith, E. Henry Lee, Julie D. Jastrow, Michael D. Casler, Harold P. Collins, Steven Fransen, Robert B. Mitchell, Vance N. Owens, Brent Bean, William L. Rooney, Donald D. Tyler, and George A. King

Seasonal Changes in Shoot and Root Nitrogen Distribution in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), Sandra Wayman, Richard D. Bowden, and Robert B. Mitchell

Carbon Source Quality and Placement Effects on Soil Organic Carbon Status, Brian Wienhold, Gary E. Varvel, J. M. F. Johnson, and W. W. Wilhelm

Aquacultured Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Possess a Large Core Intestinal Microbiota That Is Resistant to Variation in Diet and Rearing Density, Sandi Wong, Thomas Waldrop, Steven Summerfelt, John Davidson, Frederic Barrows, P. Brett Kenney, Timothy Welch, Gregory D. Wiens, Kevin Snekvik, John F. Rawls, and Christopher Good

Qualitative and quantitative analysis of lignocellulosic biomass using infrared techniques: A mini-review, Feng Xu, Jianming Yu, Tesfaye Tesso, Floyd Dowell, and Donghai Wang

Small-molecule inhibitors suppress the expression of both type III secretion and amylovoran biosynthesis genes in Erwinia amylovora, Fan Yang, Schuyler S. Korban, P. Lawrence Pusey, Michael Elofsson, George W. Sundin, and Youfu Zhao

Water use efficiency of perennial and annual bioenergy crops in central Illinois, Marcelo Zeri, Mir Zaman Hussain, Kristina J. Anderson-Teixeira, Evan DeLucia, and Carl J. Bernacchi

The influence of plants on atmospheric methane in an agriculture-dominated landscape, Xin Zhang, Xuhui Lee, Timothy J. Griffis, John M. Baker, Matt D. Erickson, Ning Hu, and Wei Xiao


Poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate)]/Poly(styrene) Blends Compatibilized with the Relevant Block Copolymer, Mohamed A. Abdelwahab, Elisa Martinelli, Michele Alderighi, Elizabeth Grillo Fernandes, Syed Imam, Andrea Morelli, and Emo Chiellini

Evaporative loss from irrigated interrows in a highly advective semi-arid agricultural area, Nurit Agam, Steven R. Evett, Judy A. Tolk, William P. Kustas, Paul D. Colaizzi, Joseph G. Alfieri, Lynn G. McKee, Karen S. Copeland, Terry A. Howell, and Jose L. Chávez

Feasibility of near infrared spectroscopy for analyzing corn kernel damage and viability of soybean and corn kernels, Lidia Esteve Agelet, David D. Ellis, Susan Duvick, A. J. Susana Goggi, Charles R. Hurburgh, and Candice A. Gardner

On the discrepancy between eddy covariance and lysimetry-based surface flux measurements under strongly advective conditions, Joseph G. Alfieri, William P. Kustas, John H. Prueger, Lawrence E. Hipps, Steven R. Evett, Jeffrey B. Basara, Christopher M.U. Neale, Andrew N. French, Paul Colaizzi, Nurit Agam, Michael H. Cosh, José L. Chavez, and Terry A. Howell

Mapping daily evapotranspiration at Landsat spatial scales during the BEAREX’08 field campaign, Martha C. Anderson, William P. Kustas, Joseph G. Alfieri, Feng Gao, Christopher Hain, John H. Prueger, Steven Evett, Paul D. Colaizzi, Terry Howell, and Jose L. Chávez

Pulling Together: Linking Unemployment Insurance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Administrative Data to Study Effects of the Great Recession, Theresa Anderson, John A. Kirlin, and Michael Wiseman

Identification of source-sink dynamics in mountain lions of the Great Basin, Alyson M. Andreasen, Kelley M. Stewart, William S. Longland, Jon P. Beckmann, and Matthew L. Forister

Genomics of Tropical Fruit Tree Crops, R. S. Arias, James W. Borrone, Cecile L. Tondo, David N. Kuhn, Brian M. Irish, and Raymond J. Schnell

Climate suitability and human influences combined explain the range expansion of an invasive horticultural plant, Carolyn M. Beans, Francis F. Kilkenny, and Laura F. Galloway

Biofuel production from water hyacinth in the Pantanal wetland, Ivan Bergier, Suzana M. Salis, César H.B. Miranda, Enrique Ortega, and Carlos A. Luengo

Separation of alcohol soluble sorghum proteins using non-porous cation-exchange columns, Deidre L. Blackwell and Scott R. Bean

Alkaline extraction of phenolic compounds from intact sorghum kernels, Deidre L. Blackwell, Thomas Herald, Scott R. Bean, and Prini Gadgil

Spillover of functionally important organisms between managed and natural habitats, Eleanor J. Blitzer, Carsten F. Dormann, Andrea Holzschuh, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Tatyana A. Rand, and Teja Tscharntke

Evidence for a major QTL associated with host response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus challenge, N. Boddicker, E. H. Waide, R. R. R. Rowland, J. K. Lunney, D. J. Garrick, J. M. Reecy, and J. C. M. Dekkers

Cover crop and conidia delivery system impacts on soil persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) in sugarbeet, Mark A. Boetel, Ayanava Majumdar, Stefan T. Jaronski, and Richard D. Horsley

Phylogenomic and functional domain analysis of polyketide synthases in Fusarium, Daren W. Brown, Robert A. E. Butchko, Scott E. Baker, and Robert A. Proctor

Identification of gene clusters associated with fusaric acid, fusarin, and perithecial pigment production in Fusarium verticillioides, Daren W. Brown, Robert A. E. Butchko, Mark Busman, and Robert H. Proctor

Ex post analysis of economic impacts from wind power development in U.S. counties, Jason P. Brown, John Pender, Ryan Wiser, Eric Lantz, and Ben Hoen

Molecular crosstalk between a chemical and a biological stressor and consequences on disease manifestation in rainbow trout, Richard Burki, Aleksei Krasnov, Kathrin Bettge, Caird E. Rexroad III, Sergey Afanasyev, Miia Antikainen, Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Thomas Wahli, and Helmut Segner

Lae1 regulates expression of multiple secondary metabolite gene clusters in Fusarium verticillioides, Robert A.E. Butchko, Daren W. Brown, Mark Busman, Bettina Tudzynski, and Philipp Wiemann

Modelling female mating success during mass trapping and natural competitive attraction of searching males or females, John A. Byers

Genetic mapping of paternal sorting of mitochondria in cucumber, Claudia I. Calderon, Brian S. Yandell, and Michael J. Havey

Water use and yields of no-till managed dryland grasspea and yellow pea under different planting configurations, F.J. Calderón, M.F. Vigil, D.C. Nielsen, J.G. Benjamin, and D.J. Poss

A mutagenesis-derived broad-spectrum disease resistance locus in wheat, Jackie Campbell, Hongtao Zhang, Michael J. Giroux, Leila Feiz, Yue Jin, Meinan Wang, Xianming Chen, and Li Huang

Influence of environmental temperature on the physiological, endocrine, and immune responses in livestock exposed to a provocative immune challenge, J.A. Carroll, N.C. Burdick, C. C. Chase Jr, S. W. Coleman, and D. E. Spiers

Chapter 2 Switchgrass Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, Michael D. Casler

Storage characteristics, nutritive value, energy content, and in vivo digestibility of moist, large rectangular bales of alfalfa-orchardgrass hay treated with a propionic acid-based preservative, W. K. Coblentz, K. P. Coffey, A. N. Young, and M. G. Bertram

Using eastern gamagrass to construct diets that limit intake and caloric density for dairy replacement heifers, W. K. Coblentz, P. C. Hoffman, N. M. Esser, and M. G. Bertram

Two-source energy balance model estimates of evapotranspiration using component and composite surface temperatures, Paul Colaizzi, William P. Kustas, Martha C. Anderson, Nurit Agam, Judy A. Tolk, Steven R. Evett, Terry A. Howell, Prasanna H. Gowda, and Susan A. O’Shaughnessy

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

Toxicokinetics and pathology of plant-associated acute selenium toxicosis in steers, T Zane Davis, Bryan L. Stegelmeier, Kip E. Panter, Daniel Cook, and Dale R. Gardner

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 Nitrification, Nitrifier 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