Jornada Bibliography

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Journal Article
Thomas P.M, Golly K.F, Zyskind J.W, Virginia R.A.  1994.  Variation of clonal, mesquite-associated rhizobial and bradyrhizobial populations from surface and deep soils by symbiotic gene region restriction fragment length polymorphism and plasmid profile analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 60:1146-1153.
Ho M, Roisman R.E, Virginia R.A.  1996.  Using strontium and rubidium tracers to characterize nutrient uptake patterns in creosotebush and mesquite. The Southwestern Naturalist. 41:239-247.
Virginia RA.  1986.  Soil development under legume tree canopies. Forest Ecology and Management. 16:69-79.
Virginia R.A, Jarrell W.M, Whitford WG, Freckman D.W.  1992.  Soil biota and soil properties associated with surface rooting zone of mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) in historical and recently desertified Chihuahuan Desert habitats. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 14:90-98.
Virginia R.A, Freckman D.W.  1997.  Soil and sediments: Linkages to new research. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 78:284-285.
BassiriRad H., Tremmel D.C, Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F., de Soyza A.G., Brunell M.H.  1999.  Short-term patterns in water and nitrogen acquisition by two desert shrubs following a simulated summer rain. Plant Ecology. 145:27-36.
Murphy KL, Burke IC, Vinton MAnn, Lauenroth WK, Aguiar MR, Wedin DA, Virginia RA, Lowe PN.  2002.  Regional analysis of litter quality in the central grassland region of North America. Journal of Vegetation Science. 13:395-402.
Freckman DW, Virginia RA.  1989.  Plant-feeding nematodes in deep-rooting desert ecosystems. Ecology. 70:1665-1678.
Silva S., Whitford WG, Jarrell W.M, Virginia R.A.  1989.  The microarthropod fauna associated with a deep rooted legume, Prosopis glandulosa, in the Chihuahuan Desert. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 7:330-335.
Connin S.L, Virginia R.A, Chamberlin C.P.  1997.  Isotopic study of environmental change from disseminated carbonate in polygenetic soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 61:1710-1722.
Connin S.L, Feng X., Virginia R.A.  2001.  Isotopic discrimination during long-term decomposition in an arid land ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33:41-51.
Reynolds J.F., Virginia R.A, Kemp P.R., de Soyza A.G., Tremmel D.C.  1999.  Impact of drought on desert shrubs: Effects of seasonality and degree of resource island development. Ecological Monographs. 69:69-106.
BassiriRad H., Reynolds J.F., Virginia R.A, Burnelle M.H.  1997.  Growth and root NO3- and PO4- uptake capacity of three desert species in response to atmospheric CO2 enrichment. Austrialian Journal of Plant Physiology. 24:353-358.
de Soyza A.G., Franco A.C., Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F., Whitford WG.  1996.  Effects of plant size on photosynthesis and water relations in the desert shrub Prosopis glandulosa (Fabaceae). American Journal of Botany. 83:99-105.
Franco A.C., de Soyza A.G., Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F., Whitford WG.  1994.  Effects of plant size and water relations on gas exchange and growth of the desert shrub Larrea tridentata. Oecologia. 97:171-178.
Jenkins MB, Virginia RA, Jarrell WM.  1989.  Ecology of fast-growing and slow-growing mesquite nodulating rhizobia in Chihuahuan and Sonoran desert ecosystems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 53:543-549.
Jenkins MB, Virginia RA, Jarrell WM.  1988.  Depth distribution and seasonal populations of mesquite-nodulating rhizobia in warm desert ecosystems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 52:1644-1650.
Kemp P.R., Reynolds J.F., Virginia R.A, Whitford WG.  2003.  Decomposition of leaf and root litter of Chihuahuan Desert shrubs: Effects of three years of summer drought. Journal of Arid Environments. 53:21-39.
Wall DH, Virginia RA.  1999.  Controls on soil biodiversity: insights from extreme environments. Applied Soil Ecology. 13:137-150.
Thomas PM, Golly KF, Virginia RA, Zyskind JW.  1995.  Cloning of nod gene regions from mesquite rhizobia and bradyrhizobia and nucleotide sequence of the nodD gene from mesquite rhizobia. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61:3422-3429.
Connin S.L, Virginia R.A, Chamberlin C.P.  1997.  Carbon isotopes reveal soil organic matter dynamics following arid land shrub expansion. Oecologia. 110:374-386.
Schlesinger W.H., Reynolds J.F., Cunningham G.L, Huenneke L., Jarrell W.M, Virginia R.A, Whitford WG.  1990.  Biological Feedbacks in Global Desertification. Science. 247:1043-1048.
Brussaard L., Behan-Pelletier V.M, Bignell D.E, Brown V.K, Didden W.AM, Folgarait P.J, Fragoso C., Freckman D.W, Gupta V.SR, Hattori T. et al..  1997.  Biodiversity and ecosystem function in soil. Ambio. 26:563-70.
Conference Proceedings
de Soyza A.G., Whitford WG, Virginia R.A, Reynolds J.F..  1996.  Effects of summer drought on the water relations, physiology, and growth of large and small plants of Prosopis glandulosa and Larrea tridentata. Wildland Shrub Symposium, Proceedings: Shrubland Ecosystem Dynamics in a Changing Environment. General Technical Report INT-GTR-338:220-223.
Connin SL, Virginia RA, Page C, Huenneke L, Harrison K, Schlesinger WH.  1995.  Dynamics of carbon storage in degraded arid land environments: a case study from the Jornada experimental range, New Mexico, (USA). Combating Global Climate Change By Combating Land Degradation. :132-148.
Bainbridge D.A, Virginia R.A.  1992.  Desert soils and soil biota. The California Desert: Natural Resources and Man's Impact.
Virginia R.A.  1990.  Desert restoration: the role of woody legumes. Environmental Restoration: Science and Strategies for Restoring the Earth. 23-30
Book Chapter
Wall D.H., Virginia R.A.  2000.  The world beneath our feet: Soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Nature and Human Society: The Quest for a Sustainable World. :225-241.