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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Photo by Kendall Beals

Mason, C.N., Shahar, S., Beals K.K., Kelley, S.T., Swingley, W. D., Barber, N.A. (2023). Taxonomic and functional restoration of tallgrass prairie soil microbial communities in comparison to remnant and agricultural soils. FEMS Microbiology EcologyPDF

Beals K.K., Lebeis, S.L., Bailey, J.K., Schweitzer, J.A. (2023). Conditionality of soil microbial mediation of Solidago plant phenotype: indicator taxa within complex microbiomes influence some, but not all Solidago traits. Plant and SoilPDF

Collins, C.G., Phillips, M.L., Beals K.K., Bailey, L., O'Brien, J., Dhungana, I., Jech, S. (2022). Mentoring is more than a mentor. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. PDF

Beals K.K., Scearce, A.S., Swystun, A.T., Schweitzer, J.A. (2022). Belowground mechanisms for oak regeneration: interactions among fire, soil microbes, and plant community alter oak seedling growth. Forest Ecology and Management. PDF

Kivlin, S.N., Harpe, R.V., Turner, J.H., Moore, J.A.M., Moorhead, L.C., Beals K.K., Hubert, M.M., Papes, M., Schweitzer, J.A. (2021). Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal response to fire and urbanization in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. PDF

Dickey, J.R., Swenie, R.A., Turner, S.C., Winfrey, C.C., Yaffar, D., Padukone, A., Beals K.K., Sheldon, K.S., Kivlin, S.N. (2021). The utility of macroecological rules for microbial biogeography. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. PDF


Beals, K.K., Moore, J.A.M., Kivlin, S.N., Bayliss, S.L.J., Lumibao, C.Y., Moorhead, L.C., Patel, M., Summers, J.L., Ware, I.M., Bailey, J.K., Schweitzer, J.A. (2020). Predicting plant-soil feedback in the field: meta-analysis reveals that competition and environmental stress differentially influence PSF. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. PDF

Rosin, C., Beals, K.K., Belovitch, M.W., Harrison, R.E., Pendred, M., Sullivan, M.K., Yao, N., Poulsen, J.R. (2020). Assessing the effects of elephant foraging on the structure and diversity of an Afrotropical forest. BiotropicaPDF

Van Nuland, M.E., Vincent, J.B., Ware, I.M., Mueller, L.O., Bayliss, S.L.J., Beals, K.K., Schweitzer, J.A., Bailey, J.K. (2020). Intraspecific trait variation across elevation predicts a widespread tree species' climate niche and range limits. Ecology and EvolutionPDF

Ware, I.M., Fitzpatrick, C.R., Senthilnathan, A. Bayliss, S.L.J., Beals, K.K., Mueller, L.O., Summers, J.L., Wooliver, R.C., Van Nuland, M.E., Kinninson, M.T., Palkovics, E.P., Schweitzer, J.A., Bailey, J.K. (2018). Feedbacks link ecosystem ecology and evolution across spatial and temporal scales: Empirical evidence and future directions. Functional EcologyPDF

Kivlin, S.N., Lynn, J.S., Kazenel, M.R., Beals, K.K., JA Rudgers, J.A. (2017). Biogeography of plant-associated fungal symbionts in mountain ecosystems: A meta-analysis. Diversity and DistributionsPDF

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