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Selected Recent Publications

Evans S, Allison S, Hawkes CV (2022) Microbes, memory, and moisture: predicting microbial moisture responses and their impact on carbon cycling. Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.14034

Hawkes CV, Kjøller R, Raaijmakers JM, Riber L, Christensen S, Rasmussen S, Christensen JH, Dahl AB, Westergaard JC, Nielsen M, Brown-Guedira G, Hansen LH (2021) Extension of plant phenotypes by the foliar microbiome. Annual Review Plant Biology 72: 823-46 doi: 10.1146/annurev-arplant-080620-114342

Whitaker B, Giauque H, Timmerman C, Birk N, Hawkes CV (2021) Local plants, not soils, are the primary source of foliar fungal community assembly in a C4 grass. Microbial Ecology doi:

Zhalnina K, Hawkes CV, Shade A, Firestone M, Pett-Ridge J (2021) Managing plant microbiomes for sustainable biofuel production. Phytobiomes J 5: 3-13. doi: 10.1094/PBIOMES-12-20-0090-E

Lee MR, Hawkes CV (2021) Widespread co-occurrence of Sebacinales and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in switchgrass roots and soils has limited dependence on soil carbon or nutrients. Plants, People, Planet doi: 10.1002/ppp3.10181

Leizeaga A, Hicks LC, Manoharan L, Hawkes CV, Rousk J (2021) Drought legacy affects microbial community trait distributions related to moisture along a savanna-grassland precipitation gradient. J Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13550

Lee MR, Hawkes CV (2020) Plant and soil drivers of whole-plant microbiomes: variation in switchgrass fungi from coastal to mountain sites. Phytobiomes J doi: 10.1094/PBIOMES-07-20-0056-FI

Cooperdock S, Hawkes CV, Xu D, Breecker D (2020) Soil water content and soil respiration rates are reduced for years following wildfire in a hot and dry climate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 34(12): e2020GB006699 doi: 10.1029/2020GB006699

Kiniry JR, ArthurU C, BanickU K, Fritschi F, Wu Y, Hawkes CV (2020) Effects of plant-soil feedback on switchgrass productivity related to microbial origin. Agronomy 10(12): 1860 doi: 10.3390/agronomy10121860

Crawford KM, Hawkes CV (2020) Soil precipitation legacies influence intraspecific plant-soil feedback. Ecology 101: e03142 doi: 10.1002/ecy.3142

Hawkes CV, Bull JJ, Lau JA (2020) Symbiosis and stress: how plant microbiomes affect host evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375: 20190590. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0590 (Invited)

Heckman R, Khasanova A, Johnson N, Weber S, Bonnette J, Aspinwall M, ReichmannP L, Juenger T, Fay P, Hawkes CV (2020) Plant biomass, not plant economics traits, determines responses of soil CO2 efflux to precipitation in the C4 grass Panicum virgatum. J Ecology 108: 2095-2106. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.13382

Hawkes CV, Shinada M, Kivlin SN (2020) Historical climate legacies on soil respiration persist despite extreme changes in rainfall. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 143: 107752; doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2020.107752 Editor’s Choice May 2020

Kivlin SN, Hawkes CV (2020) Spatial and temporal turnover of soil microbial communities is not linked to function in a primary tropical forest. Ecology 101: e02985 doi: 10.1002/ecy.2985

Giauque H, Connor EW, Hawkes CV (2019) Endophyte traits relevant to stress tolerance, resource use, and habitat of origin predict effects on host plants. New Phytologist 221: 2239-2249 doi: 10.1111/nph.15504

Kivlin SN, Bedoya R, Hawkes CV (2018) Heterogeneity in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities may contribute to inconsistent plant-soil feedback in a Neotropical rainforest. Plant and Soil 32: 29-44 doi: 10.1007/s11104-018-3777-4

Connor EW, Hawkes CV (2018) Effects of extreme changes in precipitation on the physiology of C4 grasses. Oecologia 188: 355-365 doi: 10.1007/s00442-018-4212-5

Waring B, Hawkes CV (2018) Ecological mechanisms underlying soil bacterial responses to rainfall along a steep natural precipitation gradient. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94:

Hawkes CV, Kiniry JR (2018) Legacies in switchgrass resistance and resilience to drought suggest that good years can sustain plants through bad years. BioEnergy Research 11: 86-94 doi: 10.1007/s12155-017-9879-7

Bailey VL, Bond-Lamberty B, DeAngelis K, Grandy AS, Hawkes CV, Heckman K, Lajtha K, Phillips R, Sulman BN, Todd-Brown KEO, Wallenstein MD (2018) Soil carbon cycling proxies: understanding their critical role in predicting climate change feedbacks. Global Change Biology 24: 895-905 doi: 10.1111/gcb.13926

Hawkes CV, Connor EW (2017) Translating phytobiomes from theory to practice: ecological and evolutionary considerations. Phytobiomes J 1: 57-69 doi: 10.1094/PBIOMES-05-17-0019-RVW  (Invited)

Hawkes CV, Waring B, Rocca JD, Kivlin SN (2017) Historical climate controls soil respiration responses to current moisture. Proceedings National Academy Sciences 114: 6322-6327 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1620811114

Connor EW, Sandy M, Hawkes CV (2017) Microbial tools in agriculture require an ecological context: stress-dependent non-additive symbiont interactions. Agronomy J 109: 917-926 [1.860] doi: 10.2134/agronj2016.10.0568

Aspinwall MJ, Fay PA, Hawkes CV, Lowry DB, Khasanova A, Bonnette J, Whitaker BK, Johnson NS, Juenger TE (2017) Intraspecific variation in precipitation responses of a widespread C4 grass depend on site water limitation. J Plant Ecology 10: 310-321 doi: 10.1093/jpe/rtw040

Kivlin SN, Hawkes CV (2016) Temporal and spatial variation of bacteria richness, composition, and function in a Neotropical rainforest. PLoS One 11: e0159131 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159131

Kivlin SN, Hawkes CV (2016) Tree species, spatial heterogeneity, and seasonality drive soil fungal abundance, richness, and composition in Neotropical rainforests. Environmental Microbiology 18: 4662-4673 doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13342

Averill C, Hawkes CV (2016) Ectomycorrhizal fungi slow soil carbon cycling. Ecology Letters 19: 937-947 doi: 10.1111/ele.12631

Lovell JT, Shakirov EV, Schwartz S, Lowry DB, Aspinwall MJ, Taylor SH, Bonnette J, Palacio-Mejia JD, Hawkes CV, Fay PA, Juenger TE (2016) Promises and challenges of eco-physiological genomics in the field: tests of drought responses in switchgrass. Plant Physiology 172: 734-748 doi: 10.1104/pp.16.00545

Averill C, Waring B, Hawkes CV (2016) Historical precipitation predictably alters the shape and magnitude of functional responses to soil moisture. Global Change Biology 22: 1957-1964 doi: 10.1111/gcb.13219

Giauque H, Hawkes CV (2016) Historical and current climate drive spatial and temporal variation in patterns of fungal endophyte diversity. Fungal Ecology 20: 108-114 doi: 10.1016/j.funeco.2015.12.00

Hawkes CV, Keitt TH (2015) Resilience vs. historical contingency in microbial responses to climate change. Ecology Letters 18: 612-625 doi: 10.1111/ele.12451