Publications and presentations

Manuscripts submitted

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. Plant response-effect traits along a resource gradient in fire-managed forests: implications for predicting soil carbon.

Manuscripts under preparation

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. Fire-driven changes to forest microclimate negatively affect the drought response of a resprouting tree species

Fraterrigo, J.M., T.K. Refsland and S. Cinel. Experimental evidence of microbial priming by Microstegium vimenium in recently invaded forests.

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. Drought resistance and resilience of adult Quercus spp. after 60 years of experimentally manipulated fire regimes

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. Meta-analysis of fire-driven filtering of plant hydraulic traits

Conference presentations (** indicates undergraduate co-authors)

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Plant response-effect trait linkages along a resource gradient in fire-managed forests: implications for soil carbon stocks. Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. Urbana, IL. Mar 17-19, 2017.

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Does fire-induced re sprouting in oaks mediate their drought response? Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Aug 7-12, 2016.

Repp, V.**, T.K. Refsland, J.M. Fraterrigo. Effects of fire-driven vegetation change on mycorrhizal abundance, colonization and host tree fitness. Illinois Undergraduate Research Symposium. Urbana, IL. Apr 17-23, 2016. (Poster)

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Potential for prescribed fire to promote drought resistance of Quercus alba seedlings in a changing climate. Central Hardwoods Conference. Columbia, MO. Mar 28-Apr 1, 2016.

Milla, K.**, V. Repp**, J. Woodyard**, Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Fire-driven changes to the forest understory community strongly influence tree seedling fitness. Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. Oxford, OH. Mar 19-20, 2016.

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. Influence of prescribed fire on drought vulnerability of Quercus alba seedlings. Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. Oxford, OH. Mar 19-20, 2016.

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Effects of recurring fire disturbance on plant functional diversity may promote soil carbon accumulation in temperate deciduous forest. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. Aug 9-14, 2015.

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Fire-induced changes in plant functional diversity may promote soil carbon inputs in temperate deciduous forests. Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference. Tuscaloosa, AL. May 27-29, 2015.(Poster)

Milla, K.**, T.K. Refsland, J.M. Fraterrigo. Prescribed fire effects on tree fitness and mycorrhizal relations. Illinois Undergraduate Research Symposium. Urbana, IL. Apr 19-25, 2015. (Poster)

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Plant functional diversity reveals disturbance effects on soil carbon in temperate deciduous forests. University of Illinois Graduates in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium. Urbana, IL. Feb 14, 2015.

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. Confronting the indirect effects of prescribed fire: the impact of understory vegetation shifts on carbon stocks of oak hickory forests. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. Aug 10-15, 2014. (Poster)

Refsland, T.K., J.M. Fraterrigo. How does low-intensity, fire-based management impact ecosystem services? Oak Woodlands & Forest Fire Consortium Workshop. Harrisburg, IL. Jan 19, 2014.