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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Lewis H Ziska
Crop Systems & Global Change
Research Plant Physiologist

Phone: (301) 504-6639
Fax: (301) 504-6626
Room 323
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350

Projects
RESPONSE AND ADAPTATION OF CROPS AND WEEDS TO ELEVATED C02 AND GLOBAL WARMING
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419368
EVALUATING EFFECTS OF NITROGEN DEPOSITION AND AMBIENT OZONE ON AN INVASIVE PLANT IN THE NATIONAL CAPITOL REGION
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420056
RESPONSE AND ADAPTATION OF CROPS AND WEEDS TO ELEVATED C02 AND GLOBAL WARMING
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 421004

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Weedy (red) rice: An emerging constraint to global rice production - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Jun-14)
Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R. 2014. Assessment of cultivated and wild, weedy rice lines to concurrent changes in CO2 concentration and air temperature: Determining traits for enhanced seed yield with increasing atmospheric CO2. Functional Plant Biology. 41:236-243.
Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2013. Photosynthetic pathway as a predictor of competitive outcomes and potential yield loss for tomato in competition with a C3 and C4 weed at enhanced atmospheric C02 and two growth temperatures. European Journal of Agronomy. 50:60-65.
Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Ziska, L.H., Sakai, H., Zhu, J., Hasegawa, T. 2013. Vulnerability of lodging risk to elevated CO2 and increased soil temperature differs between rice cultivars. European Journal of Agronomy. 46:20-24.
Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population - (Popular Publication)
Ziska, L.H., Howden, M. 2012. Evolving CO2 hungry crops: Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population. Popular Publication. Available: www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/33530/title/Opinion--Evolving-CO2-Hungry-Crops/.
Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaptation - (Government Publication)
Walthall, C.L., Hatfield, J.L., Marshall, E., Lengnick, L., Backlund, P., Adkins, S.T., Ainsworth, E.A., Booker, F.L., Blumenthal, D.M., Bunce, J.A., Burkey, K.O., Dabney, S.M., Goodrich, D.C., Lewers, K.S., Nearing, M.A., Ort, D.R., Pettigrew, W.T., Polley, H.W., Rosskopf, E.N., Srygley, R.B., Ziska, L.H., Delgado, J.A., Funk, A.J., Glenn, D.M., Morgan, J.A., White, J.W., Timlin, D.J., Mcclung, A.M. 2013. Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects and Adaption. Washington, DC: USDA Technical Bulletin 1935. 186 p.
Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2013. Observed changes in soyabean growth and seed yield from Albutilon theophrasti competition as a function of carbon dioxide concentration. Weed Research. 53:140-145.
Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Shimono, H., Gealy, D.R., Baker, J.T., Newton, P.C., Reynolds, M.P., Jagadish, K.S., Zhu, C., Howden, M., Wilson, L.T. 2012. Food security and climate change: On the potential to adapt global crop production by active selection to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B. 279:4097-4105.
Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Lovelli, S., Perniola, M., Ditommaso, T., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Projected climate change and the role of water availability on weed-induced losses in processing tomato for Southern Italy. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica. 63:62-68.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gealy, D.R., Tomecek, M.B., Jackson, A.K., Black, H.L. 2012. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration can enhance gene flow between wild and genetically altered rice (Oryza sativa). PLoS One. 7(5). DOI:10.1371/Journal.Pone.
Plant response to elevated C02 - (Review Article)
Barnaby, J.Y., Ziska, L.H. 2012. Plant response to elevated C02. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0023718.
The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zhu, J., Zeng, Q., Xie, Z., Tang, H., Ziska, L.H., Haseggawa, T. 2012. The temporal and species dynamics of photosynthetic acclimation in flag leaves of rice (Oryza sativa L.) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under elevated carbon dioxide. Physiologia Plantarum. 145:395-405.
The Global Research Alliance on agricultural greenhouse gases - (Abstract Only)
Cavallaro, N., Franzluebbers, A.J., Rice, C., Ziska, L.H., Shafer, S.R., Hegg, R., Walthall, C.L. 2011. The Global Research Alliance on agricultural greenhouse gases [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper68100.html.
Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valerio, M., Tomecek, M.B., Lovelli, S., Ziska, L.H. 2011. Quantifying the effect of drought on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between a C3 crop (tomato) and a C4 weed (Amaranthus retroflexus). Weed Research. 51(6):591-600. DOI:10.1111/J.1365-3180.2011.00874.
Climate change, carbon dioxide, and global crop production: Adaptation to uncertainty - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2011. Climate change, carbon dioxide and global crop production: Food security and uncertainty. In: Dinar, A., Mendelsohn, R., editors. Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. p. 9-31.
Utilizing wild species to improve cultivated rice for yield, pest resistance, and response to climate change - (Abstract Only)
McClung, A.M., Eizenga, G.C., Gealy, D.R., Ziska, L.H., McCouch, S.R. 2011. Utilizing wild species to improve cultivated rice for yield, pest resistance, and response to climate change [abstract]. 96th Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 7-12, 2011, Austin, Texas. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2011/preliminaryprogram/abstract_27675.htm.
Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Knowlton, K., Rogers, C.A., Dalan, D., Tierney, N., Elder, M.A., Filley, W., Shropshire, J., Ford, L., Hedberg, C.L., Fleetwood, P., Hovanky, K.T., Kavanaugh, T., Fulford, G., Vrtis, R., Patz, J., Portnoy, J.M., Coates, F.A., Bielory, L., Frenz, D.A. 2011. Recent warming by latitude associated with increased length of ragweed pollen season in central North America. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108: 4248-4251.
Climate impacts on agriculture: Implications for crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, J.L., Boote, K.J., Kimball, B.A., Ziska, L.H., Izaurralde, R.C., Ort, D.R., Thomson, A.M., Wolfe, D. 2011. Climate impacts on agriculture: Implications for crop production. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):351-370.
Elevated carbon dioxide alters chemical management of Canada thistle in no-till soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2010. Elevated carbon dioxide alters chemical management of Canada thistle in no-till soybean. Field Crops Research. 119:299-303.
Invasive species and climate change: an agronomic perspective - (Review Article)
Ziska, L.H., Blumenthal, D.M., Teal, P.E., Runion, G.B., Hunt Jr, E.R., Diaz-Solerto, H. 2010. Invasive species and climate change: an agronomic perspective. Climatic Change. 105:13-42.
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations amplify Alternaria alternata sporulation and total antigen production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolf, J.E., Oneill, N.R., Rogers, C.A., Muilenberg, M.L., Ziska, L.H. 2010. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations amplify Alternaria alternata sporulation and total antigen production. Environmental Health Perspectives. 118(9):1223-1228.
Global climate change and carbon dioxide: Assessing weed biology and management - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2010. Global climate change and carbon dioxide: Assessing weed biology and management. In: Hillel, D., Rosenzweig, C., editors. Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing Co., Inc. p. 211-229.
Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bradley, B.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Wilcove, D.S., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Predicting plant invasion in an era of global change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 25:310-318.
Climate change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems in the multi-state region centered on Chicago Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hellmann, J.J., Nadelhoffer, K.J., Iverson, L.J., Ziska, L.H., Matthews, S.N., Myers, P., Prasad, A.M., Peters, M.P. 2010. Climate change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems in the multi-state region centered on Chicago. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 36:74-85.
Competitive interactions between cultivated and red rice as a function of recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Tomecek, M.B., Gealy, D.R. 2010. Competitive interactions between cultivated and red rice as a function of recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Agronomy Journal. 102:118-123.
An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B., Tomecek, M.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher Jr., R.C. 2009. An evaluation of cassava, sweet potato and field corn as potential carbohydrate sources for bioethanol production in Alabama and Maryland. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:1503-1508.
Macroclimate Associated with Urbanization Increases the Rate of Secondary Succession from Fallow Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
George, K., Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Quebedeaux, B., Hom, J.L., Wolf, J., Teasdale, J.R. 2009. Macroclimate Associated with Urbanization Increases the Rate of Secondary Succession from Fallow Soil. Oecologia. 159:637-647.
Rising CO2, climate change, and public health: Exploring the links to plant biology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.R., Schlesinger, W. 2009. Rising CO2, climate change, and public health: Exploring the links to plant biology. Environmental Health Perspectives. 117(2):155-158.
Differential response of cultivated and weedy (red) rice to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Mcclung, A.M. 2008. Differential response of cultivated and weedy (red) rice to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Agronomy Journal. 100(5):1259-1263.
Projected change in climate thresholds in the northeastern U.S.: implications for crops, pests, livestocks, and farmers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wolfe, D.W., Ziska, L.H., Petzoldt, C., Seaman, A., Chase, L., Hayhoe, K. 2008. Projected change in climate thresholds in the northeastern U.S.: implications for crops, pests, livestocks, and farmers. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 13:555-575.
Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sage, R.F., Coiner, H.A., Way, D.A., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Sicher, Jr., R.C., Ziska, L.H. 2009. Kudzu [Pueraria montana (Lour.) Merr. Var lobata]: a new source of carbohydrate for bioethanol production. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33:57-61.
Three year field evaluation of early and late 20th century spring wheat cultivars to projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2008. Three year field evaluation of early and late 20th century spring wheat cultivars to projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Field Crops Research. 108:54-59.
Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue - (Proceedings)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Ziska, L.H., White, R.H. 2011. Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue. In: Wambolt, C.L., Kitchen, S.G., Frisina, M.R., Sowell, B.F., Keigley, R.B., Palacios, P.K., Robinson, J.A., comps., editors. Proceedings Shrublands: Wildlands and Wildlife Habitats. 15th Wildland Shrub Symposium, June 17-19, 2009, Bozeman, MT. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, Volume XVI. S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library, Logan, UT. p. 145-147.
Rising carbon dioxide as a selection factor in rice/red rice competition - (Proceedings)
Ziska, L.H., Mcclung, A.M. 2008. Rising carbon dioxide as a selection factor in rice/red rice competition. Rice Technical Working Group Meeting Proceedings. 142.
Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the potential impacts on growth and alkaloid production in wild poppy (Papaver setigerum DC.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Panicker, S., Wojno, H. 2008. Recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the potential impacts on growth and alkaloid production in wild poppy (Papaver setigerum DC.). Climatic Change. 91: 395-403.
Climate Change, Aerobiology, and Public Health in the Northeast United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Epstein, P.B., Rogers, C.A. 2008. Climate Change, Aerobiology, and Public Health in the Northeast United States. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. 13:607-613.
Rice and Climate Change: Danger, or Opportunity? - (Review Article) - (01-Oct-07)
Elevated atmospheric C02 concentration and temperature across an urban-rural transect - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
George, K., Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Quebedeaux, B. 2007. Elevated atmospheric C02 concentration and temperature across an urban-rural transect. Atmospheric Environment. 41:7654-7665.
Effect of nitrogen supply on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between rice and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, C., Zeng, Q., Ziska, L.H., Zhu, J., Xie, Z., Liu, G. 2008. Effect of nitrogen supply on carbon dioxide-induced changes in competition between rice and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli). Weed Science. 56:66-71.
Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Mohan, J.E. 2007. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and potential impacts on the growth and toxicity of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans). Weed Science. 55(4)288-292.
Predicting the impact of changing CO2 on crop yields: Some thoughts on food - (Review Article)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A. 2007. Predicting the impact of changing CO2 on crop yields: Some thoughts on food. New Phytologist. 175:607-618.
Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Plant Biology: the Overlooked Paradigm - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2008. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and plant biology: the overlooked paradigm. In: D.L. Kleinman, K.A. Cloud-Hansen, C. Matta, J. Handelsman, editors. Controversies in Science and Technology, From Climate to Chromosomes. New Rochele, NY: Liebert, Inc. p. 379-400.
Empirical selection of cultivated oat in response to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Blumenthal, D.M. 2007. Empirical selection of cultivated oat in response to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide. Crop Science. 47(4)1547-1552.
The Potential Use of Kudzu as a Biofuel - (Abstract Only)
Gjerstad, D.H., Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert III, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H. 2006. The Potential Use of Kudzu as a Biofuel [Abstract]. Alternative Energy Solutions from Alabama's Natural Resources Conference. CDROM
Establishment and persistence of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifollia L.) in disturbed soil as a function of an urban-rural macro-environment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., George, K., Frenz, D.A. 2007. Establishment and persistence of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifollia L.) in disturbed soil as a function of an urban-rural macro-environment. Global Change Biology. 13:266-274.
A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Mungbean (Vigna MUNGO(L.) Wilczek) Seed in Response to Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Potential Changes in Fatty Acid Composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Blowsky, R. 2007. A quantitative and qualitative assessment of mungbean (vigna mungo(l.) wilczek) seed in response to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide: potential changes in fatty acid composition. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 87:920-923.
Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohan, J.E., Ziska, L.H., Schlesinger, W.H., Thomas, R.B., Sicher Jr, R.C., George, K., Clark, J.S. 2006. Biomass and toxicity responses of poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) to elevated atmospheric CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103(24):9086-9089.
Impact of Climate Change on Plant Biology and Consequences for Public Health. - (Abstract Only)
Ziska, L.H. 2006. Impact of climate change on plant biology and consequences for public health [abstract]. Harvard School of Public Health Seminar Series. p. 42.
Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and weed populations in glyphosate treated soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Goins, E.W. 2006. Elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and weed populations in glyphosate treated soybean. Crop Science. 46:(3)1354-1359.
Future weed, pest and disease problems for plants - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H., Runion, G.B. 2007. Future weed, pest and disease problems for plants. Book Chapter. In: Newton, P.C.D., Carran, R.A., Edwards, G.R., Niklaus, P.A., editors. Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 261-287.
USDA-ARS Global Change Research on Rangelands and Pasturelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derner, J.D., Schuman, G.E., Jawson, M.D., Shafer, S.R., Morgan, J.A., Polley, H.W., Runion, G.B., Prior, S.A., Torbert Iii, H.A., Rogers Jr, H.H., Bunce, J.A., Ziska, L.H., White, J.W., Franzluebbers, A.J., Reeder, S.J., Venterea, R.T., Harper, L.A. 2005. USDA-ARS global change research on rangelands and pasturelands. Rangelands. 27(5):36-42.
Alterations in the Production and Concentration of Selected Alkaloids As a Function of Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Air Temperature: Implications for Ethno-Pharmacology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Emche, S.D., Johnson, E.L., George, K., Reed, D.R., Sicher Jr, R.C. 2005. Alterations in the production and concentration of selected alkaloids as a function of rising atmospheric carbon dioxide and air temperature: Implications for Ethno-pharmacology. Global Change Biology. 11: 7198-1807.
Increasing Amb a 1 Content in Common Ragweed (Ambrosia Artemisiifolia) Pollen As a Function of Rising Atmospheric Co2 Concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singer, B.D., Ziska, L.H., Frenz, D.A., Gebhard, D.E., Straka, J.G. 2005. Increasing amb a 1 content in common ragweed (ambrosia artemisiifolia l.) pollen as a function of rising atmospheric co2 concentration. Functional Plant Biology. 32:667-670.
The Impact of Recent Increases in Atmospheric Co2 on Biomass Production and Vegetative Retention of Cheatgrass (Bromus Tectorum): Implications for Fire Disturbance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Reeves III, J.B., Blank, R.R. 2005. The impact of recent increases in atmospheric co2 on biomass production and vegetative retention of cheatgrass (bromus tectorum): implications for fire disturbance. Global Change Biology. 11:1325-1332.
Rising Carbon Dioxide and Invasive, Noxious Plants: Potential Threats and Consequences. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., George, K. 2004. Rising carbon dioxide and invasive, noxious plants: Potential threats and consequences. World Resource Review. 16:427-447.
Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Morris, C.F., Goins, E.W. 2004. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance. Global Change Biology. 10(10):1810-1819.
Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Selected Wheat Varieties Released since 1903 to Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Can Yield Sensitivity to Carbon Dioxide Be a Factor in Wheat Performance? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Morris, C.F., Goins, E.W. 2004. Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of selected wheat varieties released since 1903 to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide: can yield sensitivity to carbon dioxide be a factor in wheat performance?. Global Change Biology 10:1810-1819.
Use of a Rural-Urban Gradient to Investigate the Effects of Climate Change on Plant Productivity. - (Abstract Only)
George, K., Ziska, L.H. 2004. Use of a rural-urban gradient to investigate the effects of climate change on plant productivity[abstract]. BARC Poster Day. p. 11.
Initial Changes in Plant Population and Productivity During Secondary Succession Along An in Situ Gradient of Carbon Dioxide and Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Bunce, J.A., Goins, E.W. 2004. Initial changes in plant population and productivity during secondary succession along an in situ gradient of carbon dioxide and temperature. Oecologia. 139:454-458.
Changes in biomass and root:shoot ratio of field-grown Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), a noxious, invasive weed, with elevated CO2: implications for control with glyphosate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Faulkner, S.S., Lydon, J. 2004. Changes in biomass and root:shoot ratio of field-grown Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense), a noxious, invasive weed, with elevated CO2: implications for control with glyphosate. Weed Science. 52(4):584-588.
Climate Change, Plant Biology and Public Health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Climate change, plant biology and public health. World Resource Review. 15(3):271-288.
Evaluation of Yield Loss in Field-Grown Sorghum from a C3 and C4 Weed As a Function of Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Evaluation of yield loss in field-grown sorghum from a c3 and c4 weed as a function of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide. Weed Science. 51:914-918.
Canada Thistle (Cirsium Arvense L. SCOP.) to Recent Increases in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Canada thistle (cirsium arvense l. scop.) to recent increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Physiologia Plantarum. 119:105-112.
Rising Carbon Dioxide & Implications for Weed Crop Management - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Rising Carbon Dioxide & Implications for Weed-Crop Management. New, T.W., Bear, D.S., Peny, S., Dawe, D. & Hady, B. Rice Science: Innovations and Impact for Livelihood. Manila, Philippines: IRRI Press. p. 615-634.
Cities As Harbingers of Climate Change: Common Ragweed, Urbanization and Public Health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziska, L.H., Gebhard, D.E., Frenz, D.A., Faulkner, S.S., Singer, B.D., Straka, J.G. 2003. Cities as harbingers of climate change: common ragweed, urbanization and public health. Journal of Allergy Clinical Immunology. 111(2):290-295.
Rising Carbon Dioxide and Weed Ecology - (Book / Chapter)
Ziska, L.H. 2004. Rising carbon dioxide and weed ecology. Weed Ecology and Management. pp. 159-176
Ragweed Pollen Production in Response to Urban-Induced Co2 and Temperature Gradients - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-02)
Is Responsiveness to Rising Atmospheric C02 a Factor in Species Invasiveness - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jul-02)
Evaluation of the Response of Invasive Species to Past, Present and Future Co2 - (Abstract Only)
Ziska, L.H. 2003. Evaluation of the response of invasive species to past, present and future co2. Journal of Experimental Botany. 54:395-404.
Early Growth and Photosynthetic Response of Canada Thistle (Cirsium SCOP.) to Increasing Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-02)
Sensitivity of Ragweed (Ambrosia Artemisiifolial L.) Growth to Ground-Level Ozone. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-May-02)
Extraction of Protein from the Pollen of Common Ragweed, Ambrosia Artemisiifolia: Use of the Method for the Immunochemical Quantification of Antigen A1/a2 in Pollen of Plants Grown in Controlled C02 Environments. - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-02)
Meteorological Conditions and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide (C02) Concentrations Control Ambrosia Artemisiifolia's Phenological Atmosphereic Ambrosia Pollen Count. - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-02)
The Response of Invasive and Noxious Weeds to the Increase in Atmospheric C02 since 1950. - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-02)
Utilization of Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide to Increase Economic Yield of Soybean (Glycine Max (L.) MERR.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Nov-01)
Ragweed, Rising C02 and Public Health - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jul-01)
Crop/weed Response to Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: the Interaction of a C4 Crop (Sorghum Bicolor) with a Cooccurring C3 Weed, Common Cocklebur(xanthium Strumarium) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Apr-01)
Crop/weed Response to Rising Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: the Interaction of a C4 Crop with a Cooccuring C3 Weed - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Apr-01)
Climate Change, C02 and Ragweed - (Abstract Only) - (18-Mar-01)
A Global Perspective of in Situ "ambient" Carbon Dioxide for Assessing the Response of Plants to Atmospheric Co2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Mar-01)
Acclimation to Growth Temperature Alters the Temperature Dependent Stimulation of Photosynthesis to Elevated Carbon Dioxide in Albutilon Theophrasti - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Sep-00)
Sensitivity of Field-Grown Soybean to Future Atomospheric Carbon Dioxide: Can We Select for Improved Productivity in the 21st Century? - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jul-00)
The Impact of Elevated Carbon Dioxide on Yield Loss from a C3 and C4 Weed in Field-Grown Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jun-00)
Co2-Induced Increases in Potential Growth and Pollen Production of Common Ragweed: Implications for Public Health - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-May-00)
The Growth Response of C4 Plants to Rising Atmospheric Co2 Concentrations: a Reassessment - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Apr-00)
Sustained Growth, Photosynthesis and Increased Tolerance to Glyphosate Observed in a C3 Perennial Weed, Quackgrass, Grown at Elevated Co2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jan-00)
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