Long-term exposure to elevated CO2 enhances plant community stability by suppressing dominant plant species in a mixed-grass prairie, Tamara Jane Zelikova, Dana M. Blumenthal, David G. Williams, Lara Souza, Daniel R. LeCain, Jack Morgan, and Elise Pendall

De Novo Transcriptome of the Hemimetabolous German Cockroach (Blattella germanica), Xiaojie Zhou, Kun Qian, Ying Tong, Junwei Jerry Zhu, Xinghui Qiu, and Xiaopeng Zeng

Wind Erosion, Ted M. Zobeck and R. Scott Van Pelt


Soil enzyme activities during the 2011 Texas record drought/heatwave and implications to biogeochemical cycling and organicmatter dynamics, Veronica Acosta-Martinez, Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Jon Cotton, T. Gardner, and David Wester

Frequent Cross-Species Transmission of Parvoviruses among Diverse Carnivore Hosts, Andrew B. Allison, Dennis J. Kohler, Karen A. Fox, Justin D. Brown, Richard W. Gerhold, Valerie I. Shearn-Bochsler, Edward J. Dubovi, Colin R. Parrish, and Edward C. Holmes

Hybridization in natural sympatric populations of Dermacentor ticks in northwestern North America, A. Araya-Anchetta, G. A. Scoles, J. Giles, J. D. Busch, and D. M. Wagner

Prevalence, Serotype, Virulence Characteristics, Clonality, and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica from Swine Feces, Saumya Bhaduri and Irene V. Wesley

Variant high-molecular-weight glutenin subunits arising from biolistic transformation of wheat, Ann E. Blechl and William H. Vensel

Integrating a Process-Based Ecosystem Model with Landsat Imagery to Assess Impacts of Forest Disturbance on Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics: Case Studies in Alabama and Mississippi, Guangsheng Chen, Hanqin Tian, Chengquan Huang, Stephen A. Prior, and Shufen Pan

Technical note: Whole-pen assessments of nutrient excretion and digestibility from dairy replacement heifers housed in sand-bedded freestalls, W. K. Coblentz, P. C. Hoffman, N. M. Esser, and M. G. Bertram

Discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes associated with fertility and production traits in Holstein cattle, Sarah D. Cochran, John B. Cole, Daniel J. Null, and Peter J. Hansen

Biomass and Cellulosic Ethanol Production of Forage Sorghum Under Limited Water Conditions, Jon Cotton, Gloria Burow, Veronica Acosta-Martinez, and Jennifer Moore-Kucera

Resistance evolution to the first generation of genetically modified Diabrotica-active Bt-maize events by western corn rootworm: management and monitoring considerations, Yann Devos, Lisa N. Meihls, Jozsef Kiss, and Bruce E. Hibbard

Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Replicon Particles Can Induce Rapid Protection against Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus, Fayna Diaz-San Segundo, Camila C. A. Dias, Mauro P. Moraes, Marcelo Weiss, Eva Perez-Martin, Gary Owens, Max Custer, Kurt Kamrud, Teresa de los Santos, and Marvin J. Grubman

Climate change reduces the net sink of CH4 and N2O in a semiarid grassland, Feike A. Dijkstra, Jack A. Morgan, Ronald F. Follett, and Daniel R. Lecain

Congenital Transmission of Neospora Caninum in White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), J. P. Dubey, M. C. Jenkins, O. C. H. Kwok, L. R. Ferreira, S. Choudhary, S. K. Verma, I. Villena, E. Butler, and M. Carstensen

Microbial community analysis of swine wastewater anaerobic lagoons by next-generation DNA sequencing, Thomas F. Ducey and Patrick G. Hunt

Adoption of site-specific variable rate sprinkler irrigation systems, Robert G. Evans, Jake LaRue, Kenneth C. Stone, and Bradley A. King

Antigenic Characterization of H3N2 Influenza A Viruses from Ohio Agricultural Fairs, Zhixin Feng, Janet Gomez, Andrew S. Bowman, Jianqiang Ye, Li-Ping Long, Sarah W. Nelson, Jialiang Yang, Brigitte Martin, Kun Jia, Jacqueline M. Nolting, Fred Cunningham, Carol Cardona, Jianqiang Zhang, Kyoung-Jin Yoon, Richard D. Slemons, and Xiu-Feng Wan

Short- and full-season soybean in stale seedbeds versus rolled-crimped winter rye mulch, Frank Forcella

Editorial: Introduction to themed section— supporting ecosystem services with conservation agricultural approaches, Alan J. Franzluebbers

The safety of ONRAB®in select non-target wildlife, Tricia L. Fry, Kaci K. VanDalen, Colleen Duncan, and Kurt VerCauteren

Organic carbon dynamics and soil stability in five semiarid agroecosystems, Lisa M. Fultz, Jennifer Moore-Kucera, Ted M. Zobeck, Veronica Acosta-Martinez, David B. Wester, and Vivien G. Allen

Temporal patterns and controls on runoff magnitude and solution chemistry of urban catchments in the semiarid southwestern United States, Erika L. Gallo, Paul D. Brooks, Kathleen A. Lohse, and Jean E. T. McLain

Land cover controls on summer discharge and runoff solution chemistry of semi-arid urban catchments, Erika L. Gallo, Paul D. Brooks, Kathleen A. Lohse, and Jean E.T. McLain

Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Modulates Cellular Vimentin for Virus Survival, D. P. Gladue, V. O’ Donnell, R. Baker-Branstetter, L. G. Holinka, J. M. Pacheco, I. Fernández Sainz, Z. Lu, X. Ambroggio, L. Rodriguez, and M. V. Borca


Wool carder bees of the genus Anthidium in the Western Hemisphere (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): diversity, host plant associations, phylogeny, and biogeography, Victor Gonzalez and Terry Griswold

Evaluation of genetic markers for prediction of preharvest sprouting tolerance in hard white winter wheats, Robert A. Graybosch, Paul St. Amand, and Guihua Bai

Comparative Analysis of Edwardsiella Isolates from Fish in the Eastern United States Identifies Two Distinct Genetic Taxa Amongst Organisms Phenotypically Classified as E. tarda, Matt J. Griffin, Sylvie M. Quiniou, Theresa Cody, Maki Tabuchi, Cynthia Ware, Rocco C. Cipriano, Michael J. Mauel, and Esteban Soto

Effects of drought, temperature, herbivory, and genotype on plant–insect interactions in soybean (Glycine max), Rose Grinnan, Thomas E. Carter Jr., and Marc T. J. Johnson

Identifying inter- and intra-guild feeding activity of an arthropod predator assemblage, James R. Hagler and Felisa Blackmer

Retention of Tannin-C is Associated with Decreased Soluble Nitrogen and Increased Cation Exchange Capacity in a Broad Range of Soils, Jonathan J. Halvorson, Javier M. Gonzalez, and Ann E. Hagerman

Water Use Efficiency by Switchgrass Compared to a Native Grass or a Native Grass Alfalfa Mixture, J. R. Hendrickson, Marty R. Schmer, and Matt A. Sanderson

Creation of a high-amylose durum wheat through mutagenesis of starch synthase II (SSIIa), A.C. Hogg, K. Gause, P. Hofer, J.M. Martin, Robert A. Graybosch, L.E. Hansen, and M.J. Giroux

Not all GMOs are crop plants: non-plant GMO applications in agriculture, K. E. Hokanson, W. O. Dawson, A. M. Handler, M. F. Schetelig, and R. J. St. Leger

Use of a virtual-reference concept to interpret active crop canopy sensor data, Kyle H. Holland and James S. Schepers

Use of dairies by postreproductive flocks of European starlings, H. J. Homan, Jeffrey T. LeJeune, David L. Pearl, T. W. Seamans, A. A. Slowik, Mark R. Morasch, and G. M. Linz

Camelina water use and seed yield response to irrigation scheduling in an arid environment, D. J. Hunsaker, A. N. French, and K R. Thorp

A visible band index for remote sensing leaf chlorophyll content at the canopy scale, E. Raymond Hunt Jr., Paul C. Doraiswamy, James E. McMurtrey, Craig S.T. Daughtry, Eileen M. Perry, and Bakhyt Akhmedov

A new genetic linkage map of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) facilitates genetic dissection of height and spike length and angle, Emir Islamovic, Donald E. Obert, Rebekah E. Oliver, Juliet M. Marshall, Kelci J. Miclaus, An Hang, Shiaoman Chao, Gerard R. Lazo, Stephen A. Harrison, Amir Ibrahim, Eric N. Jellen, Peter J. Maughan, Ryan H. Brown, and Eric W. Jackson

Soil type and moisture regime control microbial C and N mineralization in grassland soils more than atmospheric CO2-induced changes in litter quality, Virginia L. Jin, Richard L. Haney, Philip A. Fay, and H. Wayne Polley

Characterization of the 2012 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N3 Virus Isolated from Poultry in an Outbreak in Mexico: Pathobiology and Vaccine Protection, Darrell R. Kapczynski, Mary Pantin-Jackwood, Sofia G. Guzman, Yadira Ricardez, Erica Spackman, Kateri Bertran, David L. Suarez, and David E. Swayne

Soil quality response to long-term tillage and crop rotation practices, Douglas Karlen, Cynthia A. Cambardella, John L. Kovar, and Thomas S. Colvin

Thirty-year tillage effects on crop yield and soil fertility indicators, Douglas Karlen, John L. Kovar, Cynthia A. Cambardella, and Thomas S. Colvin

Feed management practices to reduce manure phosphorus excretion in dairy cattle, E. Kebreab, A. V. Hansen, and B. Leytem

Impacts of drought on plant water relations and nitrogen nutrition in dryland perennial grasses, Albina Khasanova, Jeremy J. James, and Rebecca E. Drenovsky

Perennial Biomass Grasses and the Mason–Dixon Line: Comparative Productivity across Latitudes in the Southern Great Plains, Jim R. Kiniry, L. C. Anderson, M.-V. V. Johnson, K. D. Behrman, M. Brakie, D. Burner, R. L. Cordsiemon, P. A. Fay, F. B. Fritschi, J. H. Houx III, C. Hawkes, T. Juenger, J. Kaiser, T. H. Keitt, J. Lloyd-Reilley, S. Maher, R. Raper, A. Scott, A. Shadow, C. West, Y. Wu, and L. Zibilske

Glyphosate and fungicide effects on Cercospora leaf spot in four glyphosate-resistant sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) varieties, William W. Kirk, Linda E. Hanson, and Christy L. Sprague

Economic analysis of small-scale agricultural digesters in the United States, Katherine H. Klavon, Stephanie A. Lansing, Walter Mulbry, Andrew R. Moss, and Gary Felton

Abolishing activity against ascorbate in a cytosolic ascorbate peroxidase from switchgrass, Frank A. Kovacs, Gautam Sarath, Kyle Woodworth, Paul Twigg, and Christian M. Tobias

Downstream Approaches to Phosphorus Management in Agricultural Landscapes: Regional Applicability and Use, R. Kröger, E. J. Dunne, J. Novak, K. W. King, E. McLellan, D. R. Smith, J. Strock, K. Boomer, M. Tomer, and G. B. Noe

Biofortified cassava increases β-carotene and vitamin A concentrations in the TAG-rich plasma layer of American women, Michael R. La Frano, Leslie R. Woodhouse, Dustin J. Burnett, and Betty J. Burri

Greenhouse gas fluxes from no-till rotated corn in the upper midwest, R. Michael Lehman and Shannon L. Osborne

Efficacy in Pigs of Inactivated and Live Attenuated Influenza Virus Vaccines against Infection and Transmission of an Emerging H3N2 Similar to the 2011-2012 H3N2v, Crystal L. Loving, Kelly M. Lager, Amy L. Vincent, Susan L. Brockmeier, Phillip C. Gauger, Tavis K. Anderson, Pravina Kitikoon, Daniel R. Perez, and Marcus E. Kehrli Jr.

Insect communities in soybeans of eastern South Dakota: The effects of vegetation management and pesticides on soybean aphids, bean leaf beetles, and their natural enemies, Jonathan G. Lundgren, Louis S. Hesler, Sharon A. Clay, and Scott F. Fausti

Host location by Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in equine associated substrates, Erika T. Machtinger and Christopher J. Geden

Dynamics of Plant Root Growth Under Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide, M. Madhu and J. L. Hatfield

Regional scale patterns of fine root lifespan and turnover under current and future climate, M. Luke Mccormack, David M. Eissenstat, Anantha M. Prasad, and Erica A. H. Smithwick

Current State of Weed Management in Organic and Conventional Cropping Systems, Alec F. McErlich and R. A. Boydston

Geomorphic-vegetation relationships using a geopedological classification system, northern Chihuahuan Desert, USA, G.A. Michaud, H.C. Monger, and D.L. Anderson

Erebia serotina Descimon & de Lesse 1953 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), a recurrent hybrid between two distantly related species, François Michel, Emese Meglécz, Jean-François Martin, and Henri Descimon

Characterization of white mold disease avoidance in common bean, Phillip N. Miklas, Lyndon D. Porter, James D. Kelly, and James R. Myers

Double cropping opportunities for biomass crops in the north central USA, Kenneth J. Moore and Douglas L. Karlen

Particulate Emissions Calculations from Fall Tillage Operations Using Point and Remote Sensors, Kori D. Moore, Michael D. Wojcik, Randal S. Martin, Christian C. Merchant, Gail E. Bingham, Richard L. Pfeiffer, John H. Prueger, and Jerry L. Hatfield

Genetic diversity of resident soil rhizobia isolated from nodules of distinct hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) genotypes, N.V. Mothapo, J.M. Grossman, J. E. Maul, W. Shi, and T. Isleib

Cropping history affects nodulation and symbiotic efficiency of distinct hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.) genotypes with resident soil rhizobia, N. V. Mothapo, J.M. Grossman, T. Sooksa-nguan, J. Maul, S. L. Bräuer, and W. Shi

Periphyton responses to nutrient and atrazine mixtures introduced through agricultural runoff, Justin N. Murdock, F. Douglas Shields Jr., and Richard E. Lizotte Jr.

Soil Erosion and Conservation, Mark A. Nearing

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