Mark Bradford

Professor of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology

 
Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.

2016

  • Journal Article
    Wood S.A., N. Sokol, C.W. Bell, M.A. Bradford, S. Naeem, M.D. Wallenstein, and C.A. Palm. “Opposing effects of different soil organic matter fractions on crop yields.” Ecological Applications 26.7 (2016): 2072-2085. DOI: 10.1890/16-0024.1
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A. “Re-visioning soil food webs.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 102 (2016): 1-3. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.08.010
  • Journal Article
    Smets, W., J.W. Leff, M.A. Bradford, R.L. McCulley, S. Lebeer, and N. Fierer. “A method for simultaneous measurement of soil bacterial abundances and community composition via 16S rRNA gene sequencing.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 96 (2016): 145-151. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.02.003
  • Journal Article
    van der Putten, W., M.A. Bradford, P. Brinkman, T. van de Voorde, and C. Veen. “Where, when and how plant-soil feedback matters in a changing world.” Functional Ecology 30.7 (2016): 1109-1121. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12657
  • Journal Article
    Keiser, A.D., J.D. Knoepp, and M.A. Bradford. “Disturbance decouples biogeochemical cycles across forests of the southeastern US.” Ecosystems 19.1 (2016): 50-61. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-015-9917-2
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., B. Berg, D.S. Maynard, W.R. Wieder, and S.A. Wood. “Understanding the dominant controls on litter decomposition.” Journal of Ecology 104.1 (2016): 229-238. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12507
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., W.R. Wieder, G.B. Bonan, N. Fierer, P.A. Raymond, and T.W. Crowther. “Managing uncertainty in soil carbon feedbacks to climate change.” Nature Climate Change 6.8 (2016): 751-758. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3071
  • Journal Article - Forthcoming
    Covey, K.R., C.P. Bueno de Mesquita, B. Oberle, D.S. Maynard, C. Bettigole, T.W. Crowther, M.C. Duguid, B. Steven, A.E. Zanne, M. Lapin, M.S. Ashton, C.D. Oliver, X. Lee, and M.A. Bradford. “Greenhouse trace gases in deadwood.” Biogeochemistry (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s10533-016-0253-1
  • 2015

  • Journal Article
    Oldfield, E.E., A.J. Felson, D.S.N. Auyeung, T.W. Crowther, N.F. Sonti, Y. Harada, D.S. Maynard, N.W. Sokol, M.S. Ashton, R.J. Warren, II, R.A. Hallett, and M.A. Bradford. “Growing the urban forest: tree performance in response to biotic and abiotic land management.” Restoration Ecology 23.5 (2015): 707-718. DOI: 10.1111/rec.12230
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T. W., H. B. Glick, K. R. Covey, C. Bettigole, D. S. Maynard, S. M. Thomas, J. R. Smith, G. Hintler, M. C. Duguid, G. Amatulli, M. N. Tuanmu, W. Jetz, C. Salas, C. Stam, D. Piotto, R. Tavani, S. Green, G. Bruce, S. J. Williams, S. K. Wiser, M. O. Huber, G. M. Hengeveld, G. J. Nabuurs, E. Tikhonova, P. Borchardt, C. F. Li, L. W. Powrie, M. Fischer, A. Hemp, J. Homeier, P. Cho, A. C. Vibrans, P. M. Umunay, S. L. Piao, C. W. Rowe, M. S. Ashton, P. R. Crane, and M. A. Bradford. “Mapping tree density at a global scale.” Nature 525.7568 (2015): 201-+. DOI: 10.1038/nature14967
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T. W., D. S. Maynard, S. M. Thomas, P. Baldrian, K. Covey, S. D. Frey, L. T. A. van Diepen, and M. A. Bradford. “Reply to Veresoglou: Overdependence on "significance" testing in biology.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.37 (2015): E5114-E5114. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1513283112
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R. J., II, S. M. Pearson, S. Henry, K. Rossouw, J. P. Love, M. J. Olejniczak, K. J. Elliott, and M. A. Bradford. “Cryptic indirect effects of exurban edges on a woodland community.” Ecosphere 6.11 (2015): 218. DOI: 10.1890/ES15-00318.1
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R. J., II, A. McMillan, J. R. King, L. Chick, and M. A. Bradford. “Forest invader replaces predation but not dispersal services by a keystone species.” Biological Invasions 17.11 (2015): 3153-3162. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-015-0942-z
  • Journal Article
    Wood, S.A., M. Almaraz, M.A. Bradford, K.L. McGuire, S. Naeem, C. Neill, C.A. Palm, K.L. Tully, and J. Zhou. “Farm management, not soil microbial diversity, controls nutrient loss from smallholder tropical agriculture.” Frontiers in Microbiology 6 (2015): 90. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00090
  • Journal Article
    Wood, S. A., M. A. Bradford, J. A. Gilbert, K. L. McGuire, C. A. Palm, K. L. Tully, J. Zhou, and S. Naeem. “Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.” Journal of Applied Ecology 52.3 (2015): 744-752. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12416
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T. W., S. M. Thomas, D. S. Maynard, P. Baldrian, K. Covey, S. D. Frey, L. T. A. van Diepen, and M. A. Bradford. “Biotic interactions mediate soil microbial feedbacks to climate change.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112.22 (2015): 7033-7038. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1502956112
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T. W., N. W. Sokol, E. E. Oldfield, D. S. Maynard, S. M. Thomas, and M. A. Bradford. “Environmental stress response limits microbial necromass contributions to soil organic carbon.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 85 (2015): 153-161. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.03.002
  • Journal Article
    Maynard, D.S.T.W. Crowther, J.R. King, R.J. Warren, and M.A. Bradford. “Temperate forest termites: ecology, biogeography, and ecosystem impacts.” Ecological Entomology 40.3 (2015): 199-210. DOI: 10.1111/een.12185
  • Journal Article
    Maynard, D.S., K.E. Leonard, J.M. Drake, D.W. Hall, T.W. Crowther, and M.A. Bradford. “Modelling the multidimensional niche by linking functional traits to competitive performance.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 282.1811 (2015): 20150516. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0516
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., Z.H. Leggett, E.B. Sucre, and M.A. Bradford. “Biofuel intercropping effects on soil carbon and microbial activity.” Ecological Applications 25.1 (2015): 140-150. DOI: 10.1890/14-0285.1
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., A.D. Keiser, and M.A. Bradford. “Climate history shapes contemporary leaf litter decomposition.” Biogeochemistry 122.2-3 (2015): 165-174. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-014-0065-0
  • Journal Article
    Neupane, A., D. S. Maynard, and M. A. Bradford. “Consistent effects of eastern subterranean termites (Reticulitermes flavipes) on properties of a temperate forest soil.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 91 (2015): 84-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.08.025
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., R.L. McCulley, J. Nelson, and M.A. Bradford. “Compositional differences in simulated root exudates elicit a limited functional and compositional response in soil microbial communities.” Frontiers in Microbiology 6 (2015): 33. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00817
  • Journal Article
    Buchkowski, R. W., O. J. Schmitz, and M. A. Bradford. “Microbial stoichiometry overrides biomass as a regulator of soil carbon and nitrogen cycling.” Ecology 96.4 (2015): 1139-1149. DOI: 10.1890/14-1327.1
  • 2014

  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T.W., D.S. Maynard, J.W. Leff, E.E. Oldfield, R.L. McCulley, N. Fierer, and M.A. Bradford. “Predicting the responsiveness of soil biodiversity to deforestation: a cross-biome study.” Global Change Biology 20.9 (2014): 2983-2994. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12565
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., S.A. Wood, R.D. Bardgett, H.I.J. Black, M. Bonkowski, T. Eggers, S.J. Grayston, E. Kandeler, P. Manning, H. Setala, and T.H. Jones. “Discontinuity in the responses of ecosystem processes and multifunctionality to altered soil community composition.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.40 (2014): 14478-14483. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1413707111
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T.W., D.S. Maynard, T.R. Crowther, J. Peccia, J.R. Smith, and M.A. Bradford. “Untangling the fungal niche: the trait-based approach.” Frontiers in Microbiology 5 (2014): 579. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00579
  • Journal Article
    Ramirez, K.S., J.W. Leff, A. Barberan, S.T. Bates, J. Betley, T.W. Crowther, E.F. Kelly, E.E. Oldfield, E.A. Shaw, C. Steenbock, M.A. Bradford, D.H. Wall, and N. Fierer. “Biogeographic patterns in below-ground diversity in New York City's Central Park are similar to those observed globally.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B - Biological Sciences 281.1795 (2014): 20141988. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1988
  • Journal Article
    Garcia-Palacios, P., F.T. Maestre, M.A. Bradford, and J.F. Reynolds. “Earthworms modify plant biomass and nitrogen capture under conditions of soil nutrient heterogeneity and elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 78 (2014): 182-188. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.08.002
  • Journal Article
    Keiser, A.D., D.A. Keiser, M.S. Strickland, and M.A. Bradford. “Disentangling the mechanisms underlying functional differences among decomposer communities.” Journal of Ecology 102.3 (2014): 603-609. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12220
  • Journal Article
    Schmitz, O.J., P.A. Raymond, J.A. Estes, W.A. Kurz, G.W. Holtgrieve, M.E. Ritchie, D.E. Schindler, A.C. Spivak, R.W. Wilson, M.A. Bradford, W. Christensen, L. Deegan, V. Smetacek, M.J. Vanni, and C.C. Wilmers. “Animating the Carbon Cycle.” Ecosystems 17.2 (2014): 344-359. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9715-7
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., R.J. Warren, II, P. Baldrain, T.W. Crowther, D.S. Maynard, E.E. Oldfield, W.R. Wieder, S.A. Wood, and J.R. King. “Climate fails to predict wood decomposition at regional scales.” Nature Climate Change 4.7 (2014): 625-630. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2251
  • Journal Article
    Barberan, A., K.S. Ramirez, J.W. Leff, M.A. Bradford, D.H. Wall, and N. Fierer. “Why are some microbes more ubiquitous than others? Predicting the habitat breadth of soil bacteria.” Ecology Letters 17.7 (2014): 794-802. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12282
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A. “Ecology: Good dirt with good friends.” Nature 505.7484 (2014): 486-487. DOI: 10.1038/nature12849
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J. and M.A. Bradford. “Mutualism fails when climate response differs between interacting species.” Global Change Biology 20.2 (2014): 466-474. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12407
  • Journal Article
    Oldfield, E.E., A.J. Felson, S.A. Wood, R.A. Hallett, M.S. Strickland, and M.A. Bradford. “Positive effects of afforestation efforts on the health of urban soils.” Forest Ecology and Management 313 (2014): 266-273. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.11.027
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., S.A. Wood, R.D. Bardgett, H.I.J. Black, M. Bonkowski, T. Eggers, S.J. Grayston, E. Kandeler, P. Manning, H. Setala, and T.H. Jones. “Reply to Byrnes et al.: Aggregation can obscure understanding of ecosystem multifunctionality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111.51 (2014): E5491-E5491. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1421203112
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Felson, A.J., M.A .Bradford, and T.M. Terway. “Promoting Earth Stewardship through Designed Experiments. A special issue on Earth Stewardship.” Frontiers of Ecology 11.7 (2013): 362-367. DOI: 10.1890/130061
  • Journal Article
    Oldfield, E.E., R.J. Warren, A.J. Felson, and M.A. Bradford. “Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.” Journal of Applied Ecology 50.5 (2013): 1169-1177. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12124
  • Journal Article
    King, J.R., R.J. Warren, and M.A. Bradford. “Social Insects Dominate Eastern US Temperate Hardwood Forest Macroinvertebrate Communities in Warmer Regions.” PLoS ONE 8.10 (2013): e75843. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075843
  • Journal Article
    Felson, A.J., E.E. Oldfield, and M.A. Bradford. “Involving Ecologists in Shaping Large-Scale Green Infrastructure Projects.” Bioscience 63.11 (2013): 882-890. DOI: 10.1525/bio.2013.63.11.7
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A. “Thermal adaptation of decomposer communities in warming soils.” Frontiers in Microbiology 4 (2013): 333. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00333
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., A.D. Keiser, C.A. Davies, C.A. Mersmann, and M.S. Strickland. “Empirical evidence that soil carbon formation from plant inputs is positively related to microbial growth.” Biogeochemistry 113.1-3 (2013): 271-281. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-012-9822-0
  • Journal Article
    Schmitz, O.J., M.A. Bradford, M.S. Strickland, and D. Hawlena. “Linking predation risk, herbivore physiological stress and microbial decomposition of plant litter.” Journal of Visualized Experiments 73 (2013): e350061. DOI: 10.3791/50061
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J, V. Bahn, and M.A. Bradford. “Decoupling litter barrier and soil moisture influences on the establishment of an invasive grass.” Plant and Soil 367.1 (2013): 339-346. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1477-z
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., D. Hawlena, A. Reese, M.A. Bradford, and O.J. Schmitz. “Trophic cascade alters ecosystem carbon exchange.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 110.27 (2013): 11035-11038. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1305191110
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J,  A.D. Keiser, T. Ursell, and M.A. Bradford. “Habitat, dispersal and propagule pressure control exotic plant infilling within an invaded range.” Ecosphere 4.2 (2013): 1-12. DOI: 10.1890/ES12-00393.1
  • Journal Article
    Keiser, A.D., J.D. Knoepp, and M.A. Bradford. “Microbial communities may modify how litter quality affects potential decomposition rates as tree species migrate.” Plant and Soil (2013). DOI: 10.1007/s11104-013-1730-0
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., R.L. McCulley, and M.A. Bradford. “The effect of a quorum-quenching enzyme on leaf litter decomposition.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 64 (2013): 65-67. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.04.008
  • Journal Article
    Crowther, T.W. and M.A. Bradford. “Thermal acclimation in widespread heterotrophic soil microbes.” Ecology Letters 16.4 (2013): 469-477. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12069
  • 2012

  • Book Chapter
    Bradford, M.A. and N. Fierer. “The biogeography of microbial communities and ecosystem processes: Implications for soil and ecosystem models.” Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Ed. D.H. Wall, R.D. Bardgett, V. Behan-Pelletier, J.E. Herrick, H. Jones, K. Ritz, J. Six, D.R. Strong, and W.H. van der Putten. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 189-200. Link
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., S.A .Wood, F.T. Maestre, J.F. Reynolds, and R.J. Warren. “Contingency in ecosystem but not plant community response to multiple global change factors.” New Phytologist 196.2 (2012): 462-471. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04271.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., M.S. Strickland, J.L. DeVore, and J.C. Maerz. “Root carbon flow from an invasive plant to belowground foodwebs.” Plant and Soil 359.1 (2012): 233-244. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-012-1210-y
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R. and M. Bradford. “Ant colonization and coarse woody debris decomposition in temperate forests.” Insectes Sociaux 59.2 (2012): 215-221. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-011-0208-4
  • Journal Article
    Fierer, N., C.L. Lauber, K.S. Ramirez, J. Zaneveld, M.A. Bradford, and R. Knight. “Comparative metagenomic, phylogenetic, and physiological analyses of soil microbial communities across nitrogen gradients.” The ISME Journal 6.5 (2012): 1007-1017. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2011.159
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., I. Giladi, and M.A. Bradford. “Environmental Heterogeneity and Interspecific Interactions Influence Nest Occupancy By Key Seed-Dispersing Ants.” Environmental Entomology 41.3 (2012): 463-468. Link
  • Journal Article
    Hawlena, D., M.S. Strickland, M.A. Bradford, and O.J. Schmitz. “Fear of Predation Slows Plant-Litter Decomposition.” Science 336.6087 (2012): 1434-1438. DOI: 10.1126/science.1220097
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., K. Wickings, and M.A. Bradford. “The fate of glucose, a low molecular weight compound of root exudates, in the belowground foodweb of forests and pastures.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 49 (2012): 23-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.02.001
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., V. Bahn, and M.A. Bradford. “The interaction between propagule pressure, habitat suitability and density-dependent reproduction in species invasion.” Oikos 121.6 (2012): 874-881. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.20174.x
  • Journal Article
    Treseder, K.K., T.C. Balser, M.A. Bradford, E.L. Brodie, E.A. Dubinsky, V.T. Eviner, K.S. Hofmockel, J.T. Lennon, U.Y. Levine, B.J. MacGregor, J. Pett-Ridge,and M.P. Waldrop. “Integrating microbial ecology into ecosystem models: challenges and priorities.” Biogeochemistry 109.1 (2012): 7-18. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-011-9636-5
  • Journal Article
    Carrillo, Y., B.A. Ball, M.S. Strickland, and M.A. Bradford. “Legacies of plant litter on carbon and nitrogen dynamics and the role of the soil community.” Pedobiologia 55.4 (2012): 185-192. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2012.02.002
  • Journal Article
    Kramer, T.D., R.J. Warren, Y. Tang, and M.A. Bradford. “Grass Invasions Across a Regional Gradient are Associated with Declines in Belowground Carbon Pools.” Ecosystems 15.8 (2012): 1271-1282. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9583-6
  • Journal Article
    Tang, Y., R.J. Warren, T.D. Kramer, and M.A. Bradford. “Plant invasion impacts on arthropod abundance, diversity and feeding consistent across environmental and geographic gradients.” Biological Invasions 14.12 (2012): 2635-2637. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-012-0258-1
  • Journal Article
    Covey, K.R., S.A. Wood, R.J. Warren, X. Lee, and M.A. Bradford. “Elevated methane concentrations in trees of an upland forest.” Geophysical Research Letters 39.15 (2012): L15705. DOI: 10.1029/2012GL052361
  • Book Chapter
    Price, S.P., M.A. Bradford, and M.S. Ashton. “Characterizing organic carbon stocks and flows in forest soils.” Managing Forest Carbon in a Changing Climate. Ed. M.S. Ashton, M.L. Tyrrell, D. Spalding, and B. Gentry. Springer Netherlands, 2012. 7-30. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2232-3
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    Fraterrigo, J.M., A.D. Keiser, M.S. Strickland, and M.A. Bradford. “Nitrogen uptake and preference in a forest understory following invasion by an exotic grass.” Oecologia 167 (2011): 781-791. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-011-2030-0
  • Journal Article
    Conant, R.T., M.G. Ryan, G.I. Ågren, H.E. Birge, E.A. Davidson, P.E. Eliasson, S.E. Evans, S.D. Frey, C.P. Giardina, F. Hopkins, R. Hyvönen, M.U.F. Kirschbaum, J.M. Lavallee, J. Leifeld, W.J. Parton, J.M. Steinweg, M.D. Wallenstein, J.Å.M. Wetterstedt, M.A. Bradford. “Temperature and soil organic matter decomposition rates – synthesis of current knowledge and a way forward.” Global Change Biology 17.11 (2011): 3392-34-4. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02496.x
  • Journal Article
    Goldfarb, K.C., U. Karaoz, C.A. Hanson, C.A. Santee, M.A. Bradford, K.K. Treseder, M.D. Wallenstein, and E.L. Brodie. “Differential growth responses of soil bacterial taxa to carbon substrates of varying chemical recalcitrance.” Frontiers in Microbiology 2 (2011): 94. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00094
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J. and M.A. Bradford. “The shape of things to come: woodland herb niche contraction begins during recruitment in mesic forest microhabitat.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278.1710 (2011): 1390-1398. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1886
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., D.K. Skelly, O.J. Schmitz, and M. Bradford. “Universal ecological patterns in college basketball communities.” PLoS ONE 6.3 (2011): e17342. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017342
  • Journal Article
    Keiser, A.D., M.S Strickland, N. Fierer, and M.A. Bradford. “The effect of resource history on the functioning of soil microbial communities is maintained across time.” Biogeosciences 8.6 (2011): 1477-1486. DOI: 10.5194/bg-8-1477-2011
  • Journal Article
    Carrillo, Y., R.A. Ball, M.A. Bradford, C.F. Jordan, and M. Molina. “Soil fauna alter the effects of litter composition on nitrogen cycling in a mineral soil.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43.7 (2011): 1440-1449. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.03.011
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., V. Bahn, and M.A. Bradford. “Temperature cues phenological synchrony in ant-mediated seed dispersal.” Global Change Biology 17.7 (2011): 2444-2454. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02386.x
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., J.L. Devore, J.C. Maerz, and M.A. Bradford. “Loss of faster-cycling soil carbon pools following grass invasion across multiple forest sites.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43.2 (2011): 452-454. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.10.006
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., V. Bahn, T.D. Kramer, Y. Tang, and M.A. Bradford. “Performance and reproduction of an exotic invader across temperate forest gradients.” Ecosphere 2.2 (2011): 14. DOI: 10.1890/ES10-00181.1
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., J.P. Wright, and M.A. Bradford. “The putative niche requirements and landscape dynamics of Microstegium vimineum: an invasive Asian grass.” Biological Invasions 13.2 (2011): 471-483. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-010-9842-4
  • 2010

  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J., I. Giladi, and M.A. Bradford. “Ant-mediated seed dispersal does not facilitate niche expansion.” Journal of Ecology. 98.5 (2010): 1178-1185. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01694.x
  • Journal Article
    Allison, S.D., M.D. Wallenstein, and M.A. Bradford. “Soil carbon response to warming is dependent on microbial physiology.” Nature Geoscience 3.5 (2010): 336-340. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo846
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., B.W. Watts, and C.A. Davies. “Thermal adaptation of heterotrophic soil respiration in laboratory microcosms.” Global Change Biology 16.5 (2010): 1576-1588. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02040.x
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., M.A. Callaham, C.A. Davies, C.L. Lauber, K. Ramirez, D.D. Richter, N. Fierer, and M.A. Bradford. “Rates of in situ carbon mineralization in relation to land-use, microbial community and edaphic characteristics.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 42.2 (2010): 260-269. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.10.026
  • Journal Article
    Ramirez, K.S., C.L. Lauber, R. Knight, M.A. Bradford, and N. Fierer. “Consistent effects of nitrogen fertilization on soil bacterial communities in contrasting systems.” Ecology 91.12 (2010): 3463-3470. DOI: 10.1890/10-0426.1
  • Journal Article
    Warren, R.J. and M.A. Bradford. “Seasonal Climate Trends, the North Atlantic Oscillation, and Salamander Abundance in the Southern Appalachian Mountain Region.” Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 49.8 (2010): 1597-1603. DOI: 10.1175/2010JAMC2511.1
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., J.L. DeVore, J.C. Maerz, and M.A. Bradford. “Grass invasion of a hardwood forest is associated with declines in belowground carbon pools.” Global Change Biology 16.4 (2010): 1338-1350. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02042.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., J.L. Devore, J.C. Maerz, J.V. McHugh, C. Smith, and M.S. Strickland. “Native, insect herbivore communities derive a significant proportion of their carbon from a widespread invader of forest understories.” Biological Invasions 12.4 (2010): 721-724. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-009-9480-x
  • 2009

  • Journal Article
    Fierer, N., M.S. Strickland, D. Liptzin, M.A. Bradford, and C. Cleveland. “Global patterns in belowground communities.” Ecology Letters 12.11 (2009): 1238-1249. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01360.x
  • Journal Article
    Grandy, A.S., M.S. Strickland, C.L. Lauber, M.A. Bradford, and N. Fierer. “The influence of microbial communities, management, and soil texture on soil organic matter chemistry.” Geoderma 150.3-4 (2009): 278-286. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2009.02.007
  • Journal Article
    Ball, B.A., M.A. Bradford, D.C. Coleman, and M.D. Hunter. “Linkages between below- and aboveground communities: decomposer responses to simulated tree species loss are largely additive.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41.6 (2009): 1155-1163. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.02.025
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., E. Osburn, C. Lauber, N. Fierer, and M.A. Bradford. “Litter quality is in the eye of the beholder: initial decomposition rates as a function of inoculum characteristics.” Functional Ecology 23.3 (2009): 627-636. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01515.x
  • Journal Article
    Hamilton, H.C., M.S. Strickland, K. Wickings, M.A. Bradford, and N. Fierer. “Surveying soil mesofaunal communities using a direct molecular approach.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41.6 (2009): 1311-1314. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.03.021
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., M.D. Wallenstein, S.D. Allison, K.K. Treseder, S.D. Frey, B.W. Watts, C.A. Davies, T.R. Maddox, J.M. Melillo, J.E. Mohan, and J.F. Reynolds. “Decreased mass specific respiration under experimental warming is robust to the microbial biomass method employed.” Ecology Letters 12.7 (2009): E15-E18. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2009.01332.x
  • Journal Article
    Ball, B.A., M.A. Bradford, and M.D. Hunter. “Nitrogen and phosphorus release from mixed litter layers is lower than predicted from single species decay.” Ecosystems 12.1 (2009): 87-100. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-008-9208-2
  • Journal Article
    Strickland, M.S., C. Lauber, N. Fierer, and M.A. Bradford. “Testing the functional significance of microbial community composition.” Ecology 90.2 (2009): 441-451. DOI: 10.1890/08-0296.1
  • Journal Article
    van der Putten, W.H., R.D. Bardgett, P.C. de Ruiter, W.H.G. Hol, K.M. Meyer, T.M. Bezemer, M.A. Bradford, S. Christensen, M.B. Eppinga, T. Fukami, L. Hemerik, J. Molofsky, M. Schädler, C. Scherber, S.Y. Strauss, M. Vos, and D.A. Wardle. “Empirical and theoretical challenges in aboveground-belowground ecology.” Oecologia 161.1 (2009): 1014. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-009-1351-8
  • 2008

  • Journal Article
    Lauber C.L., M.S. Strickland, M.A. Bradford, and N. Fierer. “The influence of soil properties on the structure of bacterial and fungal communities across land-use types.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 40.9 (2008): 2407–2415. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.05.021
  • Journal Article
    Hanson, C.A., S.D. Allison, M.A. Bradford, M.D. Wallenstein, and K.K. Treseder. “Fungal taxa target different carbon sources in forest soil.” Ecosystems 11.7 (2008): 1157-1167. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-008-9186-4
  • Journal Article
    Wall, D.H., M.A. Bradford, M.G. St. John, J.A. Trofymow, V. Behan-Pelletier, D.E. Bignell, J.M. Dangerfield, W.J. Parton, J. Rusek, W. Voigt, V. Wolters, H. Zadeh, and GLIDE Working Group. “Global decomposition experiment shows soil animal impacts on decomposition are climate dependent.” Global Change Biology 14.11 (2008): 2661-2677. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01672.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., N. Fierer, R.B. Jackson, T.R. Maddox, and J.F. Reynolds. “Nonlinear root-derived carbon sequestration across a gradient of nitrogen and phosphorous deposition in experimental mesocosms.” Global Change Biology 14.5 (2008): 1113-1124. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01564.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., T. Gancos, and C.J. Frost. “Slow-cycle effects of foliar herbivory alter the nitrogen acquisition and population size of Collembola.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 40.5 (2008): 1253-1258. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2007.12.001
  • Journal Article
    Ball, B.A., M.D. Hunter, J.S. Kominoski, M.S. Swan, and M.A. Bradford. “Consequences of non-random species loss for decomposition dynamics: Experimental evidence for additive and non-additive effects.” Journal of Ecology 96.2 (2008): 303-313. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01346.x
  • Journal Article
    Manning, P., M. Saunders, R.D. Bardgett, M. Bonkowski, M.A. Bradford, R.J. Ellis, E. Kandeler, S. Marhan, and D. Tscherko. “The direct and indirect effects of nitrogen deposition on litter decomposition.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 40.3 (2008): 688-698. DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2007.08.023
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., N. Fierer, and J.F. Reynolds. “Soil carbon stocks in experimental mesocosms are dependent on the rate of labile carbon, nitrogen and phosphorous input to soils.” Functional Ecology 22.6 (2008): 964-974. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2008.01404.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., C.A. Davies, S.D. Frey, T.R. Maddox, J.M. Melillo, J.E. Mohan, J.F. Reynolds, K.K. Treseder, and M.D. Wallenstein. “Thermal adaptation of soil microbial respiration to elevated temperature.” Ecology Letters 11.12 (2008): 1316-1327. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01251.x
  • 2007

  • Journal Article
    Kominoski, J.S., C.M. Pringle, B.A. Ball, M.A. Bradford, D.C. Coleman, D.B. Hall, and M.D. Hunter. “Non-additive effects of leaf litter species diversity on breakdown dynamics in a detrital-based stream.” Ecology 88.5 (2007): 1167-1176. DOI: 10.1890/06-0674
  • Journal Article
    Fierer, N., M.A. Bradford, and R.B. Jackson. “Toward an ecological classification of soil bacteria.” Ecology 88.6 (2007): 1354-1364. DOI: 10.1890/05-1839
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., H.B. Schumacher, S. Catovsky, T. Eggers, J.E. Newington, and G.M. Tordoff. “Impacts of invasive plant species on riparian plant assemblages: interactions with elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and nitrogen deposition.” Oecologia 152.4 (2007): 791-803. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-007-0697-z
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., T. Eggers, J.E. Newington, and G.M. Tordoff. “Soil faunal assemblage composition modifies root in-growth to plant litter patches.” Pedobiologia 50.6 (2007): 505-513. DOI: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2006.07.001
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., G.M. Tordoff, H.I.J. Black, R. Cook, T. Eggers, K. Hutcheson, M.H. Garnett, S.J. Grayston, P. Ineson, J.E. Newington, N. Ostle, D. Sleep, A. Stott, and T.H. Jones. “Carbon dynamics in a model grassland with functionally different soil communities.” Functional Ecology 21.4 (2007): 690-697. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2007.01268.x
  • 2006

  • Journal Article
    Manning, P., J.E. Newington, H.R. Robson, M. Saunders, T. Eggers, M.A. Bradford, R.D. Bardgett, M. Bonkowski, R.J. Ellis, A.C. Gange, S.J. Grayston, E. Kandeler, S. Marhan, E. Reid, D. Tscherko, H.C.J. Godfray, and M. Rees. “Decoupling the direct and indirect effects of nitrogen deposition on ecosystem function.” Ecology Letters 9.9 (2006): 1015-1024. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00959.x
  • Journal Article
    Cole, L., M.A. Bradford, P.J.A. Shaw, and R.D. Bardgett. “The abundance, richness and functional role of soil meso- and macrofauna in temperate grassland - A case study.” Applied Soil Ecology 33.2 (2006): 186-198. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2005.11.003
  • Journal Article
    Maestre, F.T., M.A. Bradford, and J.F. Reynolds. “Soil heterogeneity and community composition jointly influence grassland biomass.” Journal of Vegetation Science 17.3 (2006): 261-270. DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2006.tb02445.x
  • Book Chapter
    Bradford, M.A. and J.F. Reynolds. “Scaling terrestrial biogeochemical processes: contrasting intact and model experimental systems.” Scaling and uncertainty analysis in ecology: methods and applications. Ed. J. Wu, K.B. Jones, H. Li, and O.L Loucks. Springer Netherlands, 2006. 109-130. DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-4663-4
  • 2005

  • Journal Article
    Maestre, F.T., M.A. Bradford, and J.F. Reynolds. “Soil nutrient heterogeneity interacts with elevated CO2 and nutrient availability to determine species and assemblage responses in a model grassland community.” New Phytologist 168.3 (2005): 637-650. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01547.x
  • 2003

  • Journal Article
    Smith, V.C. and M.A. Bradford. “Litter quality impacts on grassland litter decomposition are differently dependent on soil fauna across time.” Applied Soil Ecology 24.2 (2003): 197-203. DOI: 10.1016/S0929-1393(03)00094-5
  • Journal Article
    Goddard, M.R. and M.A. Bradford. “The adaptive response of a natural microbial population to carbon- and nitrogen-limitation.” Ecology Letters 6.7 (2003): 594-598. DOI: 10.1046/j.1461-0248.2003.00478.x
  • Journal Article
    Smith, V.C. and M.A. Bradford. “Do non-additive effects on decomposition in litter-mix experiments result from differences in resource quality between litters?.” Oikos 102.2 (2003): 235-242. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2003.12503.x
  • 2002

  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., T.H. Jones, R.D. Bardgett, H. Black, B. Boag, M. Bonkowski, R. Cook, T. Eggers, A.C. Gange, S.J. Grayston, E. Kandeler, A.E. McCaig, J.E. Newington, H. Setälä, P.L. Staddon, G.M. Tordoff, D. Tscherko, and J.H. Lawton. “Impacts of soil faunal community composition on model grassland ecosystems.” Science 298.5593 (2002): 615-618. DOI: 10.1126/science.1075805
  • Journal Article
    Bradford M.A., G.M. Tordoff, T. Eggers, T.H. Jones, and J.E. Newington. “Microbiota, fauna, and mesh size interactions in litter decomposition.” Oikos 99.2 (2002): 317-323. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2002.990212.x
  • Journal Article
    Catovsky, S. M.A. Bradford, and A. Hector. “Biodiversity and ecosystem productivity: implications for carbon storage.” Oikos 97.3 (2002): 443-448. DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2002.970315.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A. and J.E. Newington. “With the worms: soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.” Biologist 49.3 (2002): 127-130.
  • 2001

  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., P. Ineson, P.A. Wookey, and H.M. Lappin-Scott. “The effects of acid nitrogen and acid sulphur deposition on CH4 oxidation in a forest soil: a laboratory study.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 33.12-13 (2001): 1695-1702. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(01)00091-8
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., P. Ineson, P.A. Wookey, and H.M. Lappin-Scott. “The role of CH4 oxidation, production and transport in forest soil CH4 flux.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 33.12-13 (2001): 1625-1631. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(01)00078-5
  • Journal Article
    Jones, T.H. and M.A. Bradford. “Assessing the functional implications of soil biodiversity in ecosystems.” Ecological Research 16.5 (2001): 845-858. DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1703.2001.00452.x
  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., P.A. Wookey, P. Ineson, and H.M. Lappin-Scott. “Controlling factors and effects of chronic nitrogen and sulphur deposition on methane oxidation in a temperate forest soil.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 33.1 (2001): 93-102. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(00)00118-8
  • 2000

  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., P. Ineson, P.A. Wookey, H.M. Lappin-Scott. “Soil CH4 oxidation: response to forest clearcutting and thinning.” Soil Biology & Biochemistry 32.7 (2000): 1035-1038. DOI: 10.1016/S0038-0717(00)00007-9
  • Journal Article
    Greenup, A.L., M.A. Bradford, N. McNamara, P. Ineson, and J. Lee. “The role of Eriophorum vaginatum in CH4 flux from an ombrotrophic peatland.” Plant and Soil 227.1 (2000): 265-272. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026573727311
  • 1997

  • Journal Article
    Bradford, M.A., T.J. Humphrey, and H.M. Lappin-Scott. . “The cross-contamination and survival of Salmonella enteritidis PT4 on sterile and non-sterile foodstuffs.” Letters in Applied Microbiology 24.4 (1997): 261-264. DOI: 10.1046/j.1472-765X.1997.00127.x