Selected Publications

Schuh, M., C. Bahlai, C. M. Malmstrom, and D. A. Landis. Effect of switchgrass ecotype and cultivar on establishment, feeding, and development of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Journal of Economic Entomology, in press.

Eviner, V.T. and C. M. Malmstrom. 2018. California’s native perennial grasses provide strong suppression of goatgrass and medusahead. Grasslands 28:3-6.

Bernardo, P., T. Charles-Dominique, E. Fernandez, D. Filloux, P. Hartnady, P. Ortet, M. Barakat, T. A. Rebeloc, S. Cousins, F. Mesleardh, D. Cohezh, N. Yaverkovskih, A. Varsani, G. W. Harkins, M. Peterschmitt, C. M. Malmstrom, D. P. Martin, P. Roumagnac, 2018. Spatial metagenomics illuminates the impact of agriculture on the distribution and prevalence of plant viruses at the ecosystem scale, The ISME Journal 12:173-184. https://doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.15

Malmstrom, C. M., H. S. Butterfield, L. Planck, C. P. Long, and V. T. Eviner. (2017) Novel fine-scale aerial mapping approach quantifies grassland weed cover dynamics and response to management. PLoS ONE 12(10):e0181665. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181665

Malmstrom, C. M., P. Bigelow, P. Trebicki, A.K. Busch, C. Friel, E. Cole, H. Abdel-Azim, C. Phillippo, H.M. Alexander, 2017. Crop-associated virus reduces the rooting depth of non-crop perennial native grass more than non-crop-associated virus with known viral suppressor of RNA silencing (VSR), Virus Res 241:172-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2017.07.006

Carey, C. J., J. C. Blankinship, V. T. Eviner, C. M. Malmstrom, S. C. Hart, 2017. Invasive plants decrease microbial capacity to nitrify and denitrify compared to native California grassland communities, Biological Invasions 19(10):2941–2957 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-017-1497-y

Alexander, H. M.*, E. Bruns, H. Schebor, C. M. Malmstrom*, 2017. Crop-associated virus infection in a native perennial grass: reduction in plant fitness and dynamic patterns of virus detection. Journal of Ecology 105(4):1021–1031, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12723. *Co-corresponding authors

Malmstrom, C. M. & Alexander, H. M., 2016. Effects of crop viruses on wild plants. Current Opinion in Virology 19:30–36. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coviro.2016.06.008

Larkin R.M., G. Stefano, M. E. Ruckle, A. K. Stavoe, C. A. Sinkler, F. Brandizzi, C. M. Malmstrom and K. W. Osteryoung, 2016. REDUCED CHLOROPLAST COVERAGE genes from Arabidopsis thaliana help to establish the size of the chloroplast compartment, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113(8):E1116–E1125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1515741113

Lacroix C., K. Renner, E. Cole, E. W. Seabloom, E. T. Borer, and C. M. Malmstrom, 2016. Methodological guidelines for accurate detection of viruses in wild plant species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82:1966–1975, http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1128/AEM.03538-15

Carey, C. J., J. M. Beman, V. T. Eviner, C. M. Malmstrom, S. C. Hart, 2015. Soil microbial community structure is unaltered by plant invasion, vegetation clipping, and nitrogen fertilization in experimental semi-arid grasslands. Frontiers in Microbiology 6. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2015.00466

Dale, B. E., J. E. Anderson, R. C. Brown, S. Csonka, V. H. Dale, G. Herwick, R. D. Jackson, N. Jordan, S. Kaffka, K. L. Kline, L. R. Lynd, C. M. Malmstrom, R. Garlock Ong, T. L. Richard, C. Taylor, and M. Q. Wang (2014). Take a closer look: Biofuels can support environmental, economic and social goals, Environmental Science & Technology 48 (13): 7200–7203

Werling, B. P., T. L. Dickson, R. Isaacs, H. Gaines, C. Gratton, K. L. Gross, H. Liere, C. M. Malmstrom, T. D. Meehan, L. Ruan, B. A. Robertson, G. P. Robertson, T. M. Schmidt, A. C. Schrotenboer, T. K. Teal, J. K. Wilson, D. A. Landis (2014). Perennial grasslands increase biodiversity and multiple ecosystem services in bioenergy landscapes. PNAS 111 (4): 1652-1657

Alexander, H.M.,  K. E. Mauck, A.E. Whitfield, K. A. Garrett, and C. M. Malmstrom (2014). Plant-virus interactions and the agro-ecological interface. European Journal of Plant Pathology  138:529-547. 10.1007/s10658-013-0317-1, published online 23 November 2013.

Malmstrom, C. M., U. Melcher, and N. Bosque-Pérez (2011). The expanding field of plant virus ecology: Historical foundations, knowledge gaps, and research directions. Virus Research 159(2):84-94, doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2011.05.010

Schrotenboer, A. C., M. S. Allen, and C. M. Malmstrom (2011).  Modification of  native grasses for biofuel production may increase virus susceptibility. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 3(5): 360–374, doi: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01093.x

Malmstrom, C. M. (2010) Ecologists study the interactions of organisms and their environment.  Nature Education Knowledge 1(8):9

Butterfield, H. S. and C. M. Malmstrom (2009). The effects of phenology on indirect measures of aboveground biomass in annual grasses.  International Journal of Remote Sensing 30(12): 3133–3146

Malmstrom, C. M., H. S. Butterfield, C. Barber, B. Dieter, R. Harrison, J. Qi, D. Riaño, A. Schrotenboer, S. Stone, C. J. Stoner,J. Wirka (2009).  Using remote sensing to evaluate the influence of grassland restoration activities on ecosystem forage provisioning services.   Restoration Ecology 17(4): 526-538.

Malmstrom, C.M., R. Shu, E. W. Linton, L. A. Newton, and M. A. Cook (2007). Barley yellow dwarf viruses (BYDVs) preserved in herbarium specimens illuminate historical disease ecology of invasive and native grasses. Journal of Ecology,95:1153-1166, (Editor’s Choice). http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01307.x

Butterfield, H. S., and C. M. Malmstrom (2006) Experimental use of remote-sensing by private range managers and its influence on management decisions. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:541-548 http://dx.doi.org/10.2111/05-184R1.1

Malmstrom, C. M., C. J. Stoner, S. Brandenburg, and L. A. Newton (2006). Virus infection and grazing exert counteracting influences on survivorship of native bunchgrass seedlings competing with invasive exotics. Journal of Ecology 94:264—275. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2006.01101.x

Malmstrom, C.M., Hughes, C.C., Newton, L.A., & Stoner, C.J. (2005) Virus infection in remnant native bunchgrasses from invaded California grasslands. New Phytologist. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01479.x

Malmstrom, C.M., McCullough, A.J., Newton, L.A., Johnson, H.A., & Borer, E.T. (2005) Invasive annual grasses indirectly increase virus incidence in California native perennial bunchgrasses. Oecologia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-005-0099-z.

Malmstrom, C.M. & Shu, R. (2004) Multiplexed RT-PCR for streamlined detection and separation of barley and cereal yellow dwarf viruses. Journal of Virological Methods, 120, 69-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2004.04.005

Malmstrom, C. M. & K.F. Raffa (2000). Biotic disturbance agents in the boreal forest: considerations for vegetation change models. Global Change Biology 6(s1): 35-48.

D’Arrigo, R. D., C. M. Malmstrom, G. Jacoby, S. O. Los, & D. C. Bunker (2000). Correlation between maximum latewood density of annual tree rings and NDVI-based estimates of forest productivity. International Journal of Remote Sensing 21(11): 2329-2336. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431160050029611

Los, S. O., J. G. Collatz, P. J. Sellers, C. M. Malmstrom, N. H. Pollack, R. S. DeFries, L. Bounoua , F. Parris, C. G. Tucker, and D. Dazlich (2000). A global 9-year biophysical landsurface dataset from NOAA AVHRR data. Journal of Hydrometeorology 11(2):183-199.http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/1525-7541

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