Christopher B. Blackwood, Ph.D. - Publications

2001 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 
Soil Science Agriculture, Microbiology Biology, Ecology Biology

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Year Citation  Score
2016 Gacura MD, Sprockett DD, Heidenreich B, Blackwood CB. Comparison of pectin-degrading fungal communities in temperate forests using glycosyl hydrolase family 28 pectinase primers targeting Ascomycete fungi. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 123: 108-13. PMID 26899925 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mimet.2016.02.013  0.4
2016 Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Blackwood CB, Austin A. Root traits are multidimensional: specific root length is independent from root tissue density and the plant economic spectrum: Commentary on Kramer-Walter et al. (2016) Journal of Ecology. 104: 1311-1313. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12605  0.4
2016 Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Horning AL, Smemo KA, Blackwood CB. Phylogenetically structured traits in root systems influence arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in woody angiosperms Plant and Soil. 1-12. DOI: 10.1007/S11104-016-2820-6  0.4
2015 Abiala MA, Odebode AC, Hsu SF, Blackwood CB. Phytobeneficial Properties of Bacteria Isolated from the Rhizosphere of Maize in Southwestern Nigerian Soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81: 4736-43. PMID 25956774 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00570-15  0.4
2015 Essinger SD, Reichenberger E, Morrison C, Blackwood CB, Rosen GL. A toolkit for ARB to integrate custom databases and externally built phylogenies. Plos One. 10: e0109277. PMID 25607539 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0109277  0.4
2015 Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Smemo KA, Feinstein LM, Kershner MW, Blackwood CB. Aggregated and complementary: symmetric proliferation, overyielding, and mass effects explain fine-root biomass in soil patches in a diverse temperate deciduous forest landscape. The New Phytologist. 205: 731-42. PMID 25441303 DOI: 10.1111/Nph.13179  0.4
2015 Mahaney WM, Gross KL, Blackwood CB, Smemo KA. Impacts of prairie grass species restoration on plant community invasibility and soil processes in abandoned agricultural fields Applied Vegetation Science. 18: 99-109. DOI: 10.1111/Avsc.12128  0.4
2015 Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Smemo KA, Blackwood CB. Fine root morphology is phylogenetically structured, but nitrogen is related to the plant economics spectrum in temperate trees Functional Ecology. 29: 796-807. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12384  0.4
2014 Maul JE, Buyer JS, Lehman RM, Culman S, Blackwood CB, Roberts DP, Zasada IA, Teasdale JR. Microbial community structure and abundance in the rhizosphere and bulk soil of a tomato cropping system that includes cover crops Applied Soil Ecology. 77: 42-50. DOI: 10.1016/J.Apsoil.2014.01.002  0.4
2013 Hovatter S, Blackwood CB, Case AL. Conspecific plant-soil feedback scales with population size in Lobelia siphilitica (Lobeliaceae). Oecologia. 173: 1295-307. PMID 23839262 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-013-2710-Z  0.4
2013 Feinstein LM, Blackwood CB. The spatial scaling of saprotrophic fungal beta diversity in decomposing leaves. Molecular Ecology. 22: 1171-84. PMID 23293849 DOI: 10.1111/Mec.12160  0.4
2013 Blackwood CB, Smemo KA, Kershner MW, Feinstein LM, Valverde-Barrantes OJ. Decay of ecosystem differences and decoupling of tree community-soil environment relationships at ecotones Ecological Monographs. 83: 403-417. DOI: 10.1890/12-1513.1  0.4
2013 Valverde-Barrantes OJ, Smemo KA, Feinstein LM, Kershner MW, Blackwood CB. The distribution of below-ground traits is explained by intrinsic species differences and intraspecific plasticity in response to root neighbours Journal of Ecology. 101: 933-942. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12087  0.4
2012 Feinstein LM, Blackwood CB. Taxa-area relationship and neutral dynamics influence the diversity of fungal communities on senesced tree leaves. Environmental Microbiology. 14: 1488-99. PMID 22489632 DOI: 10.1111/J.1462-2920.2012.02737.X  0.4
2012 Antibus DE, Leff LG, Hall BL, Baeseman JL, Blackwood CB. Cultivable bacteria from ancient algal mats from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Extremophiles : Life Under Extreme Conditions. 16: 105-14. PMID 22065250 DOI: 10.1007/S00792-011-0410-3  0.4
2012 Antibus DE, Leff LG, Hall BL, Baeseman JL, Blackwood CB. Molecular characterization of ancient algal mats from the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica Antarctic Science. 24: 139-146. DOI: 10.1017/S0954102011000770  0.4
2011 Hovatter SR, Dejelo C, Case AL, Blackwood CB. Metacommunity organization of soil microorganisms depends on habitat defined by presence of Lobelia siphilitica plants. Ecology. 92: 57-65. PMID 21560676 DOI: 10.1890/10-0332.1  0.4
2011 Sprockett DD, Piontkivska H, Blackwood CB. Evolutionary analysis of glycosyl hydrolase family 28 (GH28) suggests lineage-specific expansions in necrotrophic fungal pathogens. Gene. 479: 29-36. PMID 21354463 DOI: 10.1016/J.Gene.2011.02.009  0.4
2011 Wu L, Feinstein LM, Valverde-Barrantes O, Kershner MW, Leff LG, Blackwood CB. Placing the effects of leaf litter diversity on saprotrophic microorganisms in the context of leaf type and habitat. Microbial Ecology. 61: 399-409. PMID 20972562 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-010-9760-0  0.4
2010 McGuire KL, Zak DR, Edwards IP, Blackwood CB, Upchurch R. Slowed decomposition is biotically mediated in an ectomycorrhizal, tropical rain forest. Oecologia. 164: 785-95. PMID 20577764 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-010-1686-1  0.4
2009 Feinstein LM, Sul WJ, Blackwood CB. Assessment of bias associated with incomplete extraction of microbial DNA from soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75: 5428-33. PMID 19561189 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00120-09  0.4
2009 Hassett JE, Zak DR, Blackwood CB, Pregitzer KS. Are basidiomycete laccase gene abundance and composition related to reduced lignolytic activity under elevated atmospheric NO3(-) deposition in a northern hardwood forest? Microbial Ecology. 57: 728-39. PMID 18791762 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-008-9440-5  0.4
2009 Wu L, Blackwood CB, Leff LG. Effect of single-species and mixed-species leaf leachate on bacterial communities in biofilms Hydrobiologia. 636: 65-76. DOI: 10.1007/S10750-009-9935-1  0.4
2008 Culman SW, Gauch HG, Blackwood CB, Thies JE. Analysis of T-RFLP data using analysis of variance and ordination methods: a comparative study. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 75: 55-63. PMID 18584903 DOI: 10.1016/J.Mimet.2008.04.011  0.4
2007 Blackwood CB, Hudleston D, Zak DR, Buyer JS. Interpreting ecological diversity indices applied to terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data: insights from simulated microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 5276-83. PMID 17601815 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.00514-07  0.4
2007 Blackwood CB, Waldrop MP, Zak DR, Sinsabaugh RL. Molecular analysis of fungal communities and laccase genes in decomposing litter reveals differences among forest types but no impact of nitrogen deposition. Environmental Microbiology. 9: 1306-16. PMID 17472642 DOI: 10.1111/J.1462-2920.2007.01250.X  0.4
2007 Blackwood CB, Zak DR, Buyer JS. Authors' reply [2] Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 8041-8042. DOI: 10.1128/Aem.02140-07  0.4
2007 Blackwood CB, Buyer JS. Evaluating the physical capture method of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism for comparison of soil microbial communities Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39: 590-599. DOI: 10.1016/J.Soilbio.2006.09.010  0.4
2007 Hofmockel KS, Zak DR, Blackwood CB. Does atmospheric NO3 - deposition alter the abundance and activity of ligninolytic fungi in forest soils? Ecosystems. 10: 1278-1286. DOI: 10.1007/S10021-007-9096-X  0.4
2006 Waldrop MP, Zak DR, Blackwood CB, Curtis CD, Tilman D. Resource availability controls fungal diversity across a plant diversity gradient. Ecology Letters. 9: 1127-35. PMID 16972876 DOI: 10.1111/J.1461-0248.2006.00965.X  0.4
2006 Zak DR, Blackwood CB, Waldrop MP. A molecular dawn for biogeochemistry. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 21: 288-95. PMID 16769427 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tree.2006.04.003  0.4
2006 Blackwood CB, Dell CJ, Smucker AJM, Paul EA. Eubacterial communities in different soil macroaggregate environments and cropping systems Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38: 720-728. DOI: 10.1016/J.Soilbio.2005.07.006  0.4
2006 Morris SJ, Blackwood CB. The ecology of soil organisms Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry: Third Edition. 195-229.  0.4
2006 Blackwood CB. Analysing microbial community structure by means of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP) Molecular Approaches to Soil, Rhizosphere and Plant Microorganism Analysis. 84-98.  0.4
2005 Blackwood CB, Oaks A, Buyer JS. Phylum- and class-specific PCR primers for general microbial community analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71: 6193-8. PMID 16204538 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.71.10.6193-6198.2005  0.4
2004 Blackwood CB, Buyer JS. Soil microbial communities associated with Bt and non-Bt corn in three soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 33: 832-6. PMID 15224917 DOI: 10.2134/Jeq2004.0832  0.4
2003 Grant A, Ogilvie LA. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69: 6342; author reply 6. PMID 14532073 DOI: 10.1128/AEM.69.10.6342-6343.2003  0.4
2003 Blackwood CB, Marsh T, Kim SH, Paul EA. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism data analysis for quantitative comparison of microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69: 926-32. PMID 12571013 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.69.2.926-932.2003  0.4
2003 Blackwood CB, Paul EA. Eubacterial community structure and population size within the soil light fraction, rhizosphere, and heavy fraction of several agricultural systems Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 35: 1245-1255. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(03)00188-3  0.4
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