Xuefeng Z, Jackson RD, DeLucia E, Tiedje J, Liang C. 2020. The soil microbial carbon pump: from conceptual insights to empirical assessments. Global Change Biology. 26:6032–6039 doi: 10.1111/gcb.15319

Dirks AC, Jackson RD. 2020. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi composition in soils of switchgrass harvested for bioenergy under alternate nitrogen managementApplied & Environmental Microbiology. 86: e00880-20.

Jackson RD. 2020. Soil nitrate leaching under grazed cool-season grass pasture in the North Central US. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.10571

Wanger TC, et al. 2020. Integrating agroecological production in a robust post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Nat Ecol Evol 41150–1152 (2020).

Gelfand I, Kravchenko AN, Hamilton SK, Jackson RD, Thelen KD, Robertson GP. 2020. Empirical evidence for the climate benefits of decarbonizing US automotive transport with liquid vs electric bioenergy and carbon capture and storage (BECCS) Environmental Science & Technology. 54: 2961−2974

Wang S, Sanford GR, Robertson GP, Jackson RD, Thelen KD. 2020. Perennial bioenergy crop yield and quality response to nitrogen fertilizationBioenergy Research. doi: 10.1007/s12155-019-10072-z

Jach-Smith LC, Jackson RD. 2020. Inorganic N addition replaces N supplied to switchgrass by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungiEcological Applications. 30: e02047 doi: 10.1002/eap.2047


Cates AM, Ruark MD, Grandy AS, Jackson RD. 2019. Small soil C cycle responses to three years of cover crops in maize cropping systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 286: 106649

von Haden AC, Marín-Spiotta E, Jackson RD, Kucharik CJ. 2019. Soil microclimates influence annual carbon loss via heterotrophic soil respiration in maize and switchgrass bioenergy cropping systemsAgricultural and Forest Meteorology. 279: 107731

Jackson RD, Isidore B, Cates RL. 2019. Are plant-soil dynamics in pastures managed organically different? A review. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 279: 53-57

von Haden AC, Kucharik CJ, Jackson RD, Marín-Spiotta E. 2019. Litter quantity, litter chemistry, and soil texture control changes in soil organic carbon fractions under bioenergy cropping systems of the North Central U.S. Biogeochemistry. 143: 313–326

Wattiaux MA, Uddin EM, Letelier P, Jackson RD, Larson RA. 2019. Emission and mitigation of greenhouse gases from dairy farms: the cow, the manure and the fieldApplied Animal Science. 35: 238-254

Szymanski LM, Sanford GR, Heckman K, Jackson RD, Marín-Spiotta E. 2019. Conversion to bioenergy crops alters the amount and age of microbially-respired soil carbonSoil Biology & Biochemistry. 128: 35-44 doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.08.025

Cates AM, Braus MJ, Whitman TL, Jackson RJ. 2019. Separate drivers for microbial carbon mineralization and physical protection of carbon. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 133:72-82. doi: 10.1016/j.soibio/2019.02.014

Duncan D, Oates LG, Gelfand I, Millar N, Robertson GP, Jackson RD. 2019. Environmental factors function as constraints on soil nitrous oxide fluxes in bioenergy feedstock cropping systems. GCB-Bioenergy. 11:416-426. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12572


Zhang Y, Oates LG, Serate J, Xie D, Pohlmann E, Bukhman Y, Karlen SM, Higbee A, Eilert D, Sanford GR, Piotrowski JS, Cavalier D, Ralph J, Coon JJ, Sato TK, Ong RG. 2018. Diverse lignocellulosic feedstocks can achieve high field-scale ethanol yields while providing flexibility for the biorefinery and landscape-level environmental benefits. GCB-Bioenergy. 10:825-840. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12533

Cates AM, Jackson RD. 2018. Cover crop effects on net ecosystem carbon balance in grain and silage maize. Agronomy Journal. doi:10.2134/agronj2018.01.0045

Jones CD, Oates LG, Robertson GP, Izaurralde RC. 2018. Perennialization and cover cropping mitigate soil carbon loss from residue harvesting. Journal of Environmental Quality. doi:10.2134/jeq2017.04.0177

Jach-Smith LC, Jackson RD. 2018. N addition undermines N supplied by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to native perennial grasses. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 116:148-157.


Spiesman BJ, Kummel H, Jackson RD. 2017. Carbon storage potential increases with increasing ratio of C4 to C3 grass cover and soil productivity in restored tallgrass prairies. Oecologia. doi:10.1007/s00442-017-4036-8

Sprunger CD, Oates LG, Jackson RD, Robertson GP. 2017. Plant community composition influences fine root production and biomass allocation in perennial bioenergy cropping systems of the upper Midwest, USA. Biomass and Bioenergy. 105:248-258. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.07.007

Jakubowski AR, Casler MD, Jackson RD. 2017. Legume Addition to Perennial Warm-Season Grass Swards Increases Harvested Biomass. Crop Science. 57:3343-3351. doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.04.0266

Oates LG, Read HW, Gutknecht JLM, Duncan DS, Balser TB, Jackson RD. 2017. A lipid extraction and analysis method for characterizing soil microbes in experiments with many samples. J. Vis. Exp. (125), e55310, doi:10.3791/55310

Robertson GP, Hamilton SK, Barham BL, Dale BE, Izaurralde C, Jackson RD, Landis DA, Swinton SM, Thelen KD, Tiedje JM. 2017.Cellulosic biofuel contributions to a sustainable futuure: Choices and outcomes. Science. 356:6345. doi:10.1126/science.aal2324

Cates AM, Ruark MD. 2017. Soil aggregate and particulate C and N under corn rotations: responses to management and correlations with yieldPlant and Soil. 415:521-533. doi:10.1007/s11104-01603121-9

Jakubowski AR, Jackson RD, Casler MD. 2017. Can biomass yield of switchgrass be increased without increasing nitrogen requirements? Crop Science. 57:2024-2031. doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.03.0193

Sanford GR, Oates LG, Roley SR, Duncan DS, Jackson RD, Robertson GP, Thelen KD. 2017. Biomass production a stronger driver of cellulosic ethanol yield than biomass quality. Agronomy Journal. 109:1911-1922. doi:10.2134/agronj2016.08.0454

Miesel JR, Jach-Smith LC, Renz MJ, Jackson RD. 2017.  Distribution of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) aboveground biomass in response to nitrogen addition and across harvest dates. Biomass and Bioenergy. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.03.012

Krowiak A, Herren CM, WEbert KC, Einarrsson A, Hoekman D, Jackson RD, Ives AR. 2017. Resource Gradients and the Distribution and Flowering of Butterwort, a Carnivorous Plant. Ann. Zool. Fennici. 54:163-173. doi:10.5735/086.054.0115

Gornish ES, Lennox MS, Lewis D, Tate KW, Jackson RD. 2017. Comparing herbaceous plant communities in active and passive riparian restoration. PLoS ONE. 12(4): e0176338. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176338

Osterholz WR, Shaviv A, Rinot O, Linker R, Liebman M, Sanford GR, Strock J, Castellano MJ. 2017. Predicting gross nitrogen mineralization and potentially mineralizable N using soil organic matter properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal. doi:10.2136/sssaj2017.02.005

Landis DA, Gratton C, Jackson RD, GRoss KL, Duncan DS, Liang C, Meehan TD, Robertson BA, Schmidt TM, Stahlheber KA, Tiedje JM, Werling BP. 2017. Biomass and biofuel crop effects on biodiversity and ecosystem services in the North Central US. Biomass and Bioenergy. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.02.003


Cates AM, Ruark MD, Hedtcke JL, Posner JL. 2016. Long-term tillage, rotation and perennialization effects on particulater and aggregate soil organic matterSoil and Tillage Research. 155:371–380.

von Haden AC and Dornbush ME. 2016.  Ecosystem carbon pools, fluxes, and balances within mature tallgrass prairie restorationsRestoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/rec.12461

Hossard L, Archer DW, Bertrand M, Colnenne-David C, Debaeke P, Ernfors M, Jeuffroy MH, Munier-Jolain N, Nilsson C, Richard G, Sanford GR, Snapp SS, Jensen ES, Makowski D. 2016. A meta-analysis of maize and wheat yields in low-input vs. conventional and organic systemsAgronomy Journal. 108:1155–1167.

Ong, RG, Higbee A, Bottoms S, Dickinson Q, Xie D, Smith SA, Serate J, Pohlmann E, Jones AD, Coon JJ, Sato TK, Sanford GR, Eilert D, Oates LG, Piotrowski JS, Bates DM, Cavalier D, Zhang Y. 2016. Inhibition of microbial biofuel production in drought stressed switchgrass hydrolosate. Biotechnology for Biofuels.  9:237. doi: 10.1186/s13068-016-0657-0

Liang C, Kao-Kniffen J, Sanford GR, Wickings K, Balser TC, Jackson RD. 2016.  Microorganisms and their residues under perennial grassland communities of varying diversitySoil Biology and Biochemistry. 103:192-200. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.002

Skevas T, Swinton S, Tanner S, Sanford GR, Thelen K. 2016. Investment risk in bioenergy crops. GCB-Bioenergy. 8:1162-1177. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12320

Oates LG, Duncan DS, Sanford GR, Liang C and Jackson RD. 2016.  Bioenergy cropping systems that incorporate native grasses stimulate growth of plant-associated soil microbes in the absence of nitrogen fertilization. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 233, 396-403.  doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2016.09.008

von Haden AC and Dornbush ME. 2016.  Prairies thrive where row crops drown: A comparison of yields in upland and lowland topographies in the Upper Midwest US. Agronomy. 6, 32. doi:10.3390/agronomy6020032

Duran BEL, Duncan DS, Oates LG, Kucharik CJ and Jackson RD. 2016. Nitrogen fertilization effects on productivity and nitrogen loss in three grass-based perennial bioenergy cropping systems. PLoS ONE. 11(3): e0151919. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151919

Collier SM, Dean AP, Oates LG, Ruark MD, Jackson RD. 2016. Does plant biomass manipulation in static chambers affect nitrous oxide emissions from soils? Journal of Environmental Quality45:751-756. doi: 10.2134/jeq2015.07.0377

Liang C, Jesus EdC, Duncan DS, Quinsen JF, Jackson RD, Balser TC, Tiedje JM. 2016. Switchgrass rhizospheres stimulate microbial biomass but deplete microbial necromass in agricultural soils in the U.S. upper Midwest. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 94:173-180.

Sanford GR, Oates LG, Jasrotia P, Thelen KD, Robertson GP, Jackson RD. 2016. Comparative productivity of alternative cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems in the North Central USAAgriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 216:344-355. doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2015.10.018

Oates LG, Duncan D, Gelfand I, Millar N, Robertson GP, Jackson RD. 2016. Nitrous oxide emissions during establishment of eight alternative cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems in the North Central United States. GCB-Bioenergy. 8:539–549. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12268

Cates AM, Ruark MD, Hedtcke JL, Posner JL. 2016. Long-term tillage, rotation and perennialization effects on particulate and aggregate soil organic matter. Soil and Tillage Research. 155:371-380.


Serate J, Xie D, Pholmann E, Donald Jr C, Shabani M, Hinchman L, Higbee A, Mcgee M, La Reau A, Klinger G, Li S, Myers CL, Boone CM, Bates D, Cavalier D, Eilert D, Oates LG, Sanford GR, Sato T, Dale B, Landick R, Piotrowski J, Ong RG, Zhang Y. 2015Controlling microbial contamination during hydrolysis of AFEX-pretreated corn stover and switchgrass: effects on hydrolysate composition, microbial response and fermentation. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8:180. doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0356-2

Jesus EdC, Liang C, Quensen JF, Susilawati E, Jackson RD, Balser TC, Tiedje JM. 2015. Influence of corn, switchgrass, and prairie cropping systems on soil microbial communities in the upper Midwest of the United States. GCB-Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12289

Oates LG, Jackson RD. 2015. Potential carbon sequestration and forage gains with management-intensive rotational grazing.Research Brief: 95, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems.

Sabatier R, Oates LG, Jackson RD. 2015. Management flexibility of a grassland ecosystem: a modeling approach based on viability theory. Agricultural Systems. 139:76-81. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2015.06.008

Sabatier R, Oates LG, Brink GE, Bleier J, Jackson RD. 2015. Grazing in an uncertain environment: modeling the trade-off between production and robustness. Agronomy Journal. 107:257-264. doi:10.2134/agronj14.0357

Jackson RD, Oates LG, Schacht WH, Klopenstein TJ, Undersander DJ, Greenquist MA, Bell MM, Gratton C. 2015. Nitrous oxide emissions from cool-season pastures under managed grazing. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 101:365-376. doi:10.1007/s10705-015-9685-6

Duncan DS, Krohn AL, Jackson RD, Casler MD. 2015. Conservation implications for the introduction of meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) to the Driftless Area of the Upper Mississippi Valley, USA. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 8:91-99.

Jach-Smith LC, Jackson RD. 2015. Nitrogen conservation decreases with fertilizer addition in two perennial grass cropping systems for bioenergy. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 204:62–71.

Zou LQ, Chen FS, Duncan DS, Fang XM, Wang H. 2015. Reforestation and slope-position effects on nitrogen, phosphorus pools and carbon stability of various soil aggregates in a red hilly land of subtropical China. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 45:26-35.

Sanford G, Oates LG, Jasrotia P, Thelen KD, Robertson GP, Jackson RD. 2015. Comparative productivity of maize, switchgrass, Miscanthus, poplar, prairie, and other cellulosic bioenergy crops in the North Central US. In: Biomass and Energy Crops.Carlton V, Halford R, Karp N, Lindegaard K, Shield I, Thornley P. Eds, Association of Applied Biologists. 19–23.


Chen FS, Duncan DS, Hu XF, Liang C. 2014. Exogenous nutrient manipulations alter endogenous extractability of carbohydrates in decomposing foliar litters under a typical mixed forest of subtropics. Geoderma. 214-215:19-24.

Oates LG, Jackson RD. 2014. Livestock management strategy affects net ecosystem carbon balance of subhumid pasture. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:19-29. 10.2111/REM-D-12-00151.1

Alber N, Brink GE, Jackson RD. 2014. Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 94:827-833 .

Hedtcke JL, Sanford GR, Hadley KE, Thelen KD. 2014. Maximizing land use during switchgrass establishment in the North Central United States. Agronomy Journal. 106:596-604.

von Haden AC, Dornbush ME. 2014. Patterns of root decomposition in response to soil moisture best explain high soil organic carbon heterogeneity within a mesic, restored prairie. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 185:188-196. 10.1016/j.agee.2013.12.027

Collier SM, Jokela WE, Oates LG, Ruark MD, and Dell CJ. 2014. Measurement of greenhouse gas flux from agricultural soils using static chambersJ. Vis. Exp. (90), e52110, doi: 10.3791/52110

Dale BE, Anderson JE, Brown RC, Csonka S, Dale VH, Herwick G, Jackson RD, Johnson K, Jordan N, Kaffka S, Kline KL, Lynd LR, Malmstrom CR, Garlock Ong R, Richard TL, Taylor C, Wang MQ. 2014. Take a closer look: biofuels can support environmental, economic and social goals. Environmental Science & Technology. 48:7200-7203.

Brink GE, Casler MD, Jackson RD. 2014. Response of four temperate grasses to defoliation height and interval. Communications in Biometry and Crop Science. 9:15–25.

Herzberger AJ, Duncan DS, Jackson RD. 2014. Bouncing back: plant-associated soil microbes respond rapidly to prairie establishment. PLOS ONE. 9:e115775.

Sanford GR. 2014. Perennial grasslands are essential for long term SOC storage in the Mollisols of the North Central USA. In. Soil Carbon. Hartemink, A.E and K. McSweeney (editors). Springer. pp. 281-288


Laube BE, Kucharik CJ. 2013. Comparison of two chamber methods for measuring soil trace-gas fluxes in bioenergy cropping systems Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:1601-1612.

Lawrence B, Kucharik CJ, Jackson RD. 2013. Testing the stability of carbon pools stored in tussock sedge meadows. Applied Soil Ecology. 71:48-57.

Sanford GR, Kucharik CJ. 2013. Effect of methodological considerations on soil carbon parameter estimates obtained via the acid hydrolysis-incubation method. Soil Biol. Biochem. 67:295-305.

Jakubowski AR, Jackson RD, Casler MD. 2013. Genetic evidence suggests a widespread distribution of native North American populations of reed canarygrass. Biological Invasions. 15:261-268. 10.1007/s10530-012-0300-3

Hoagland K, Ruark M, Renz M, Jackson RD. 2013. Agricultural management of switchgrass for fuel quality and thermal energy yield on highly erodible land in the driftless area of southwest Wisconsin. Bioenergy Research. 6:1012-1021.

Singh A, Jakubowski AR, Chidister IP, Townsend PA. 2013. A MODIS approach to predicting stream water quality in Wisconsin in Wisconsin. Remote Sensing of Environment. 128:74-86. 10.1016/j.rse.2012.10.001

Duncan DS, Krohn AL, Jackson RD, and Casler MD. 2013. Conservation implications of the introduction history of meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.) to the Driftless Area of the Upper Mississippi Valley, USA. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 8:91-99. 10.1080/17550874.2013.851294

Liang C, Duncan DS, Balser TE, Tiejde JM, Jackson RD. 2013. Soil microbial residue storage linked to soil legacy under biofuel cropping systems in southern Wisconsin, USA. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 57:939-942.

Wood EM, Johnson MD, Jackson RD, Pidgeon AM. 2013. Avian community use and occupancy of California oak savanna. Condor.115:712-724.

Jakubowski AR, Jackson RD, Casler MD. 2013. The history of reed canarygrass in North America: Persistence of natives among invading Eurasian populations. Crop Science. 54:210-219.

Williams CL, Charland P, Radloff G, Sample D, Jackson RD. 2013. Grass-shed: Place and process for catalyzing perennial grass bioeconomies and their potential multiple benefits. Journal of Soil & Water Conservation. 68:141A-146A .

Meehan TD, Gratton C, Diehl E, Hunt ND, Lian C, Mooney DF, Ventura SJ, Barham BL, Jackson RD. 2013. Ecosystem service tradeoffs associated with switching from annual to perennial energy crops in riparian zones of the Midwest. PLOS ONE.8:e80093.

Jakubowski, AR & Casler MD. 2013. Regional gene pools for restoration, conservation, and genetic improvement of prairie grasses. In: Plants and Bioenergy. McCann M.C. et al. (editors). Advances in Plant Biology 4:67-80. Springer.

Jordan N, Schulte L, Williams C, Mulla D, Pitt D, Slotterback C, Jackson R, Landis D, Dale B, Becker D, Rickenbachj M, Helmers M, Bringi B. 2013. Landlabs: An Integrated Approach to Creating Agricultural Enterprises That Meet the Triple Botom Line.Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. 17:175-200.


Ventura S, Hull S, Jackson R, Radloff G, Sample D, Walling S, Williams C. 2012. Guidelines for Sustainable Planting and Harvest of Non-forest Biomass in Wisconsin. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67:17A-20A.

Hull SJ, Arntze J, Blesser C, Crossley A, Jackson R, Lobner E, Paine L, Radloff G, Ribic C, Sample D, Vandervrook J, Ventura S, Walling S, Widholm J, Williams, C. 2012. Wisconsin Sustainable Planting and harvest Guidelines for Non-forest Biomass. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection. Available at: Verified 25 September 2015.

Oates LG, Balser TC, Jackson RD. 2012. Subhumid pasture soil microbial communities affected by presence of grazing, but not grazing management. Applied Soil Ecology. 59:20-28.

Chamberlain SC, Paine LK, Jackson RD. 2012. Tradeoffs in grazing management of native warm-season grass ecotypes and cultivars for wildlife habitat vs. livestock productionAgronomy Journal. 104:1383-1391.doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0045

Liang C, da Jesus EC, Duncan DS, Jackson RD, Tiedje JM, Balser TC. 2012. Soil microbial communities under model biofuel cropping systems in southern Wisconsin USA: impact of crop species and soil propertiesApplied Soil Ecology. 54:24-31. doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2011.11.015

Sanford GR, Posner JL, Jackson RD, Kucharik CJ, Hedtcke JL, Lin T. 2012. Soil carbon lost from Mollisols of the North Central U.S.A. with 20 years of agricultural best management practices. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 162:68-76. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2012.08.011

Miesel JR, Renz MR, Doll JE, Jackson RD. 2012. Effectiveness of weed management methods in establishment of switchgrass and a native species mixture for biofuels in Wisconsin. Biomass & Bioenergy. 36:121-131.doi: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2011.10.018


Zhang Y, Zalapa JE, Jakubowski AR, Price DL, Acharya A, Wei Y, Brummer EC, Kaeppler SM, Casle. 2011. Post-glacial evolution of switchgrass: genetic diversity and gene pools. Genetica. 139:933-948.

Zhang Y, Zalapa JE, Jakubowski AR, Price DL, Acharya A, Wei Y, Brummer EC, Kaeppler SM, Casle. 2011. Natural hybrids and gene flow between upland and lowland switchgrass. Crop Science. 51:2626-2641.

Stackpoole S, Kosola KR, Workmaster BA, Guldan NM, Browne B, Jackson RD. 2011. Looking beyond fertilizer: assessing the contribution of nitrogen from hydrologic inputs and organic matter to plant growth in the cranberry agroecosystem. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 91:41-54.

Jakubowski AR, Jackson RD, Johnson RC, Hu J, Casler MD. 2011. Evaluating the Eurasian biogeography of reed canarygrass: Cytotypes, cultivars, and interspecific hybrids.Crop and Pasture Science. 62:982-991.

Lyon A, Bell MM, Gratton C, Jackson RD. 2011. Farming without a recipe: Wisconsin graziers and new directions for agricultural science.Journal of Rural Studies. 27:384-393. doi:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2011.04.002

Williams, CL. 2011. Bioenergy and Sustainability: Course 1.UW eXtension.

Liang C, Sanford GR, Jackson RD, Balser TC. 2011. Potential legacy effects of biofuel cropping systems on soil microbial communities in southern Wisconsin, USA.Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 2:131-137. doi:10.4236/as.2011.22019

Oates LG, Undersander DJ, Gratton C, Bell MM, Jackson RD. 2011. Management-intensive rotational grazing enhances forage production and quality of subhumid cool-season pastures. Crop Science. 51:892-901.

Hoekman D, Dreyer J, Jackson RD, Townsend PA, Gratton C. 2011. Lake to land subsidies: Experimental addition of aquatic insects increases terrestrial arthropod densities.Ecology. 92:2063–2072.

Jakubowski AR, Casler MD, Jackson RD. 2011. Has Selection for Improved Agronomic Traits Made Reed Canarygrass Invasive?PLoS ONE. 6(10): e25757.


Jackson RD, Paine LK, Doll JE. 2010. Comparing persistence of native C4 grasses under high-intensity, short-duration summer bison grazing in the eastern tallgrass prairie.Restoration Ecology. 18:65-73.

Jakubowski, AR, Casler MD, Jackson RD. 2010. Landscape Context Predicts Reed Canarygrass Invasion: Implications for Management.Wetlands. 30:685-692.

Brink GE, Jackson RD, Bleier JS, Chamberlain SK, Jakubowski AR. 2010. Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing. Forage and Grazinglands. doi:10.1094/FG-2010-0316-01-RS

Bouressa EL, Doll JE, Cates RL, Jackson RD. 2010. Burning and grazing to promote persistence of warm-season grasses sown into a cool-season pasture.Ecological Restoration. 28:40-45.

Craine JM, Jackson RD. 2010. Plant nitrogen and phosphorous limitation in 98 North American grassland soils.Plant and Soil.334:73-84.

Doll JE, Haubensak KA, Bouressa EL, Jackson RD. 2010. Testing disturbance, seeding time, and soil amendments for establishing native warm-season grasses in nonnative cool-season pastures.Restoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00687.x

Webster CR, Flaspholer DJ, Jackson RD, Meehan T, Gratton C. 2010. Diversity, productivity and landscape-level effects in North American grasslands managed for biomass production. Biofuels. 1:541-461.

Jakubowski AR, Casler MD, Jackson RD. 2010. The Benefits of Harvesting Wetland Invaders for Cellulosic Biofuel: An Ecosystem Services Perspective.Restoration Ecology. 18:789-795.

Lyon A, Bell M, Croll NS, Jackson RD, Gratton C. 2010. Maculate Conceptions: Power, Process, and Creativity in Participatory Research.Rural Sociology. 75:538-559.


Williams CL, M Liebman, P Westerman, B Danielson, J Borza. 2009. Over-winter predation of Abutilon theophrasti and Setaria faberi seed in arable land Weed Research. 49:439-447.

Woodis JE, Jackson RD. 2009. Subhumid pasture plant communities entrained by management.Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 129:83-90.

Sanford GR, Cook AR, Posner JL, Hedtcke JL, Hall JA, Baldock JO. 2009. Linking Wisconsin diary and grain farms via manure transfer for corn production. Agronomy Journal. 101:167-174.

Sanford GR, Posner JL, Hadley GL. 2009. Economics of hauling dairy slurry and its value in Wisconsin corn (Zea mays L.) grain systems. Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences. 1:1-10.

Doll JE, Jackson RD. 2009. Wisconsin farmer attitudes towards using native grasses in grazing systems. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 64:276-285.

Doll JE, Brink GE, Cates RL, Jackson RD. 2009. Effects of native grass restoration management on above- and below ground pasture production and forage quality. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 33:512-527.

Lennox M, Lewis D, Jackson RD, Harper J, Larson S, Tate KW. 2009. Development of vegetation and aquatic habitat in restored riparian sites of California’s north coast rangelands. Restoration Ecology. doi:10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00558.x

Bartolome JW, Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B. 2009. California grasslands, In: New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics and Restoration.Hobbs RJ, Suding KN (editors). Island Press.


Chou WW, Silver WL, Jackson RD, Thompson AW, Allen-Diaz B. 2008. The sensitivity of annual grassland carbon cycling to the quantity and timing of rainfall. Global Change Biology. 14:1382-1394.

Stackpoole SM, Workmaster BA, Jackson RD, Kosola K. 2008. Nitrogen conservation strategies in cranberry agroecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40:2736-2742.

Bell MM, Lyon A, Gratton C, Jackson RD. 2008. The productivity of variability: an agroecological hypothesis. International Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 6:1-3.

Oates LG, Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B. 2008. Grazing removal decreases the magnitude of methane and the variability of nitrous oxide emissions from spring-fed wetlands of a California oak savanna. Wetlands Ecology & Management. 16:395-404.

Williams, CL, M Liebman, JW Edwards, R Arritt, D Herzmann and J. Singer.. 2008. Patterns of regional yield stability in association with regional environmental characteristics. Crop Science. 48:1545-1559.

Woodis JE, Jackson RD. 2008. The effects of clipping height and frequency on net primary production of Andropogon gerardii (C4 grass) and Bromus inermis (C3 grass) in greenhouse experiments. Grass and Forage Science. 63:458-466.

Sanford GR, Posner JL, Schuler RT, Baldock JO. 2008. Effect of dairy slurry on soil compaction and corn (Zea mays L.) yield in southern Wisconsin. Soil and Tillage Research. 100:42-53.


Jackson RD, Bell MM, Gratton C. 2007. Assessing ecosystem variance at different scales to generalize about pasture management in southern Wisconsin. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 122:471-478.

Bleier JS, Jackson RD. 2007. Manipulating the quantity, quality, and manner of C addition to reduce soil inorganic N and increase C4:C3 grass biomass. Restoration Ecology. 15:684-691.

Bartolome JW, Jackson RD, Betts ADK, Connor JM, Nader GA, Tate KW. 2007. Effects of residual dry matter on net primary production and plant functional groups in Californian annual grasslands. Grass and Forage Science. 62:1-8.

Allen-Diaz B, Standiford R,Jackson RD. 2007. Oak woodland, In: The Vegetation of California. Barbour, M. and Keeler-Wolf (editors). UC Press

Jackson RD, Bartolome JW. 2007. Grazing ecology of California grasslands, In: California Grasslands: Ecology and Management.Corbin J, Stromberg M, D’Antonio CM (editors). UC Press


Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B, Oates LG, Tate KW. 2006. Spring-water nitrate increased with removal of livestock grazing in a Californian oak savanna. Ecosystems. 9:254-267.

Wenk RC, Battles JJ, Jackson RD, Bartolome JW, Allen-Diaz B. 2006. An accurate and efficient method for sorting biomass extracted from soil cores using point-intercept sampling. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70:851-855.

Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B. 2006. Grazing disturbance promotes equilibrium plant community dynamics in an inherently nonequilibrium system. Journal of Applied Ecology. 43:485-496.

Jackson RD, Paine LK. 2006. Revisiting Robel’s visual obstruction method for estimating standing crop in grasslands. Forage and Grazinglands. doi:10.1094/FG-2006-1213-01-RS.


Luschei EC, Jackson RD. 2005. Research methodologies and statistical approaches for multitactic systems. Weed Science. 53:393-405.


Bartolome JW, Fehmi J, Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B. 2004. Disturbance effects on a native perennial grass stand in Coast Range Grassland of California. Restoration Ecology. 12:279-289.

Allen-Diaz B, Jackson RD, Bartolome JW, Tate KW, Oates LG. 2004. Long-term grazing study in spring-fed wetlands reveals management tradeoffs. California Agriculture. 58:144-148.


Jackson RD, Bartolome JW. 2002. A state-transition approach to understanding nonequilibrium plant community dynamics of Californian grasslands. Plant Ecology. 162:49-65.

Jackson RD, Allen-Diaz B, Bartolome JW. 2002. State and transition models-response to ESA symposium: Thresholds and non-linear responses in ecosystems: Understanding, sustaining, and restoring complex rangelands. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 83:194-196.


Allen-Diaz B, Jackson RD, Phillips K. 2001. Spring-fed plant communities of California. Madrono. 48:98-111.


Allen-Diaz B, Jackson RD. 2000. Grazing effects on spring ecosystem vegetation of California. Journal of Range Management.53:215-220.


Jackson RD, Fulgham KO, Allen-Diaz B. 1998. Quercus garryana Hook. (Fagaceae) stand structure in areas with different grazing histories. Madrono. 45:275-282.

Allen-Diaz B, Jackson RD, Fehmi JS. 1998. Detecting channel morphology change in California. Journal of Range Management.51:514-518.