Publications


Patterson's Curse. NSW, Australia 2012.

If you do not have library access via the links below, please drop me an email (throop at nmsu dot edu) to request a PDF.
Journal Articles

Hewins, D.B., S.R. Archer, G.S. Okin, R.L. McCulley, and H.L. Throop. in press. Soil-litter mixing accelerates decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Ecosystems.

Throop, H.L., K. Lajtha, and M. Kramer. in press. Density fractionation and 13C reveal changes in soil carbon following woody encroachment in a desert ecosystem. Biogeochemistry. doi:10.1007/s10533-012-9735-y

Barnes, P.W., H.L. Throop, D.B. Hewins, M.L. Abbene, and S.R. Archer. 2012. Soil coverage reduces photodegradation and promotes the development of soil-microbial films on dryland leaf litter. Ecosystems 15:311-321. 

Lee, H., T. Rahn, and H.L. Throop. 2012. An accounting of C-based trace gas release during abiotic plant litter degradation. Global Change Biology 18:1185-1195.

Lee, H., T. Rahn, and H.L. Throop. 2012. A novel source of atmospheric H2: Abiotic degradation of organic material. Biogeosciences 9:4411-4419. OPEN ACCESS

Smith, J.G., D.J. Eldridge, and H.L. Throop. 2012. Landform and vegetation patch type moderate the effects of grazing-induced disturbance on carbon and nitrogen pools in a semi-arid woodland. Plant and Soil 360:405-419.

Throop, H.L., S.R. Archer, H.C. Monger, and S.W. Waltman. 2012. When bulk density methods matter: Implications for estimating soil organic carbon pools in rocky soils. Journal of Arid Environments 77:66-71. 

Throop, H.L., L.G. Reichmann, O.E. Sala, and S.R. Archer. 2012. Response of dominant grass and shrub species to water manipulation: An ecophysiological basis for shrub invasion in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Oecologia 169:373-383. 

Funk, J.L. and H.L. Throop. 2010. Enemy release and plant invasion: patterns of defensive traits and leaf damage in Hawaii. Oecologia 162:815-823.

Nafus, A.M., M.P. McClaran, S.R. Archer and H.L. Throop. 2009. Multi-species allometric models predict grass biomass in a semi-desert rangeland. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:68-72.

Throop, H.L. and S.R. Archer. 2009. Resolving the dryland decomposition conundrum: Some new perspectives on potential drivers. Progress in Botany 70:171-194.

Throop, H.L. and S.R. Archer. 2008. Shrub (Prosopis velutina) encroachment in a semi-desert grassland: spatial-temporal changes in soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools. Global Change Biology 14:2420-2431.

Throop, H.L. and S. Archer. 2007. Interrelationships among shrub encroachment, land management and leaf litter decomposition in a semi-desert grassland. Ecological Applications 17:1809-1823.

Throop, H.L. 2005. Nitrogen deposition and herbivory affect biomass production and allocation in an annual plant. Oikos 111:91-100.

Fay, P.A. and H.L. Throop. 2005. Branching responses in Silphium integrifolium (Asteraceae) following mechanical or gall damage to apical meristems and neighbor removal. American Journal of Botany 92:954-959.

Funk, J.L., C.G. Jones, D.W. Gray, H.L. Throop, L.A. Hyatt, and M.T. Lerdau. 2005. Variation in isoprene emission from Quercus rubra: sources, causes, and consequences for estimating fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research 110(D4), D04301.

Throop, H.L., E.A. Holland, W.J. Parton, D.S. Ojima, and C.A. Keough. 2004. Effects of nitrogen deposition and herbivory on ecosystem-level carbon and nitrogen dynamics: results from the CENTURY model. Global Change Biology 10:1092-1105.

Throop, H.L. and M.T. Lerdau. 2004. Effects of nitrogen deposition on insect herbivory: implications for community and ecosystem processes. Ecosystems 7:109-133.

Lerdau, M. and H.L. Throop. 2000. Sources of variability in isoprene emission and photosynthesis in tropical tree species. Biotropica 32:670-676.

Lerdau, M. and H.L. Throop. 1999. Isoprene emission and photosynthesis in a tropical wet forest canopy: implications for model development. Ecological Applications 9:1109-1117.

Throop, H.L. and P.A. Fay. 1999. Effects of fire, browsers, and gallers on New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus herbaceous) growth and reproduction. American Midland Naturalist 141:51-58.

Hinman, K.E., H.L. Throop, K.L. Adams, A.J. Dake, K. McLauchlan, and M.J. McKone. 1997. Predation by free-ranging birds on partial coral snake mimics: the importance of ring width and color. Evolution 51:1011-1014.

Other Publications

Clark, C.M., Y. Bai, W.D. Bowman, J.M. Cowles, M.E. Fenn, F.S. Gilliam, G.K. Phoenix, I. Siddique, C.J. Stevens, H.U. Sverdrup, and H.L. Throop. in press. Nitrogen deposition and terrestrial biodiversity in S. Levin (ed) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity.

Throop, H.L. 2009. Review of: Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective (W.K. Laurenroth & I.C. Burke, eds). Journal of Vegetation Science 20:971-972.

Throop, H.L. 2008. Shifting rangeland mineral resource limitations: Ecological responses to atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Proceedings of the International Rangeland Congress/International Grassland Congress: Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. 1:287-291. (invited for keynote address at the Congress)

Throop, H.L. 2005. Review of: The Nature of Plants: Habitats, Challenges, and Adaptations (J. Dawson and R. Lucas). Quarterly Review of Biology 80:480.

Throop, H.L. 2003. Review of: The Ecology of Trees in the Tropical Rainforest (I. Turner). Quarterly Review of Biology 78(1):112-113.

Throop, H.L. 2003. Review of: Plants (I. Ridge, ed.). Quarterly Review of Biology 78(2):237.