Walt Whitford

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1990
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.
Steinberger Y., Shmida A, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition along a rainfall gradient in the Judean desert, Israel. Oecologia. 82(3):322-324.
Fisher F.M, Freckman D.W, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition and soil nitrogen availability in Chihuahuan Desert field microcosms. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 22:241-249.
Cepeda-Pizarro JG, Whitford WG.  1990.  Decomposition patterns of surface leaf litter of six plant species along a Chihuahuan Desert watershed. The American Midland Naturalist. 123:319-330.
Mun H-T, Whitford WG.  1990.  Factors affecting annual plant assemblages on banner-tailed kangaroo rat mounds. Journal of Arid Environments. 18:165-173.
Lightfoot DC, Whitford WG.  1990.  Phytophagous insects enhance nitrogen flux in a desert creosotebush community. Oecologia. 82:18-25.
MacKay WP, Loring SJ, Frost TM, Whitford WG.  1990.  Population dynamics of a playa community in the Chihuahuan Desert. The Southwestern Naturalist. 35:393-402.
Bolton S, Ward TJ, Whitford WG.  1990.  Rainfall infiltration and loss on a bajada in the Chihuahuan Desert, New Mexico. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Hydraulics/Hydrology of Arid Lands. :349-355.
1989
Whitford WG.  1989.  Abiotic controls on the functional structure of soil food webs. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 8:1-6.
Whitford WG, Parker LW.  1989.  Contributions of soil fauna to decomposition and mineralization processes in semiarid and arid ecosystems. Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation. 3:199-215.
Gutierrez JR, Whitford WG.  1989.  Effect of eliminating subterranean termites on the growth of creosotebush, Larrea tridentata. The Southwestern Naturalist. 34:549-551.
Lajtha K., Whitford WG.  1989.  The effect of water and nitrogen amendments on photosynthesis, leaf demography, and resource-use efficiency in Larrea tridentata, a desert evergreen shrub. Oecologia. 80:341-348.
Mun H.T, Whitford WG.  1989.  Effects of nitrogen amendment on annual plants in the Chihuahuan Desert. Plant and Soil. 120:225-231.
Whitford WG, Aldon EF, Freckman DW, Steinberger Y, Parker LW.  1989.  Effects of organic amendments on soil biota on a degraded rangeland. Journal of Range Management. 42:56-60.
Whitford WG, Gutierrez JR.  1989.  Effects of water and nitrogen supplementation on phenology, plant size, tissue nitrogen, and seed yield of Chihuahuan Desert annual plants. The Southwestern Naturalist. 34:546-549.
Ludwig JA, Whitford WG, Cornelius JM.  1989.  Effects of water, nitrogen and sulfur amendments on cover, density, and size of Chihuahuan Desert ephemerals. Journal of Arid Environments. 16:35-42.
Lightfoot DC, Whitford WG.  1989.  Interplant variation in creosotebush foliage characteristics and canopy arthropods. Oecologia. 81:166-175.
Whitford WG, Steinberger Y..  1989.  The long-term effects of habitat modification on a desert rodent community. Patterns in the Structure of Mammalian Communities. No. 28:33-43.
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.
MacKay WP, Zak JC, Whitford WG.  1989.  The natural history and role of subterranean termites in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Special Biotic Relationships in the Arid Southwest. :53-77.
Cepeda JG, Whitford WG.  1989.  The relationship between abiotic factors and the abundance patterns of soil microarthropods on a desert watershed. Pedobiologia. 33:79-86.
Stephens GA, Whitford WG.  1989.  Response of black grama grass, Bouteloua eriopoda, to water and nitrogen in a northern Chihuahuan Desert grassland. :53.
Cepeda-Pizarro J.G, Whitford WG.  1989.  Spatial and temporal variability of higher microarthropod taxa along a transect in a northern Chihuahuan Desert watershed. Pedobiologia. 33:101-111.
Cepeda-Pizarro J.G, Whitford WG.  1989.  Species abundance distribution patterns of microarthropods in surface decomposing leaf-litter and mineral soil on a desert watershed. Pedobiologia. 33:254-268.
Silva SI, MacKay WP, Whitford WG.  1989.  Temporal patterns of microarthropod population densities in fluff grass (Erioneuron pulchellum) litter: relationship to subterranean termites. Pedobiologia. 33:333-338.
1988
Loring SJ, Weems DC, Whitford WG.  1988.  Abundance and diversity of surface-active collembola along a watershed in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. The American Midland Naturalist. 119:21-30.
Moorhead D.L, Fisher F.M, Whitford WG.  1988.  Cover of spring annuals on nitrogen-rich kangaroo rat mounds in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. The American Midland Naturalist. 120:443-447.
Whitford WG.  1988.  Decomposition and nutrient cycling in disturbed arid ecosystems. The Reconstruction of Disturbed Arid Lands. :136-161.
Whitford WG, Stinnett K., Anderson JP.  1988.  Decomposition of roots in a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Oecologia. 75:8-11.
Loring SJ, MacKay WP, Whitford WG.  1988.  Ecology of small desert playas. Small Water Impoundments in Semi-arid Regions. :89-113.
Gutierrez JR, Da Silva OA, Pagani MI, Weems D, Whitford WG.  1988.  Effects of different patterns of supplemental water and nitrogen fertilization on productivity and composition of Chihuahuan Desert annual plants. The American Midland Naturalist. 119:336-343.
Whitford WG.  1988.  Effects of harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex rugosus) nests on soils and a spring annual, Erodium texanum. The Southwestern Naturalist. 33:482-485.
Whitford WG, Stinnet K., Steinberger Y..  1988.  Effects of rainfall supplementation on microarthropods on decomposing roots in the Chihuahuan Desert. Pedobiologia. 31:147-155.
Zak J, Whitford WG.  1988.  Interactions among soil biota in desert ecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 24:87-100.
Whitford WG.  1988.  The Jornada LTER site. LTER Network News. 3:7.
MacKay WP, Whitford WG.  1988.  Spatial variability of termite gallery production in Chihuahuan Desert plant communities. Sociobiology. 14:281-289.
Fisher F.M, Zak J.C, Cunningham G.L, Whitford WG.  1988.  Water and nitrogen effects on growth and allocation patterns of creosotebush in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Range Management. 41:387-391.

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