Zwetsloot, M.J., Muñoz Ucros, J., Wickings, K., Wilhelm, R.C., Sparks, J., Buckley, D.H., Bauerle, T.L. (2020) Prevalent root-derived phenolics drive shifts in microbial community composition and prime decomposition in forest soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 145: 107797.


Jernigan, A.B., Wickings, K., Mohler, C.L., Caldwell, B.A., Pelzer, C.J., Wayman, S., Ryan, M.R. (2020) Legacy effects of contrasting organic grain cropping systems on soil health indicators, soil invertebrates, weeds, and crop yield. Agricultural Systems. 177: 102719


Bray, N., Wickings, K. (2019) Perspective: The roles of invertebrates in the urban soil microbiome. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00359


Bell, T.H., Hockett, K.L., Alcala-Briseno, R.I., Barbercheck, M., Beatie, G.A., Bruns, M.A., Carlson, J.E., Chung, T., Collins, A., Emmett, B., Esker, P., Garrett, K.A., Glenna, L., Gugino, B.K., Jimenez-Gasco, M., Kinkel, L., Kovac, J., Kowalski, K.P., Kuldau, G., Leveau, J.H.J., Michalska-Smith, M.J., Myrick, J., Peter, K., Salazar, M.F.V., Shade, A., Stopnisek, N., Tan, X., Welty, A.T., Wickings, K., Yergeau, E. (2019) Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities. Phytobiomes Journal. 3: 3-21.


Bray, N., Kay-Kniffin, J., Frey, S.D., Fahey, T., Wickings, K. (2019) Soil macroinvertebrate presence alters microbial community composition and activity in the rhizosphere. Frontiers in Microbiology. Doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00256


Helmberger, M.S., Thaler, J.S., Shields, E.J., and Wickings, K.G. (2018) Entomopathogenic nematode performance against Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in school athletic turf: Effects of traffic and soil properties. Biological Control. 126: 177-184


Oliveira, A., Gan, H., Wickings, K., Fierer, N. (2018) DNA metabarcoding of bulk soil to characterize belowground arthropod communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 125: 37-43.


Gan, H., Liang, C., *Wickings, K. (2018) Root herbivores accelerate carbon inputs to soil and drive changes in biogeochemical processes. Rhizosphere. 6: 112-115.


Wickings, K. (2018) Inoculative release of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Poinar (Oswego) and Steinernema feltiae Filipjev (NY04) mixture can enhance biological control of soil-dwelling pests in turfgrass production systems. Biocontrol Science & Technology. doi: 10.1080/09583157.2018.1447086


Helmberger, M.S., Shields, E.J., Wickings, K. (2018) Soil microarthropod communities reduce Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae) host infection. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi: 10.1111/afe.12285


Singh, B., Minick, K.J., Strickland, M.S., Wickings, K.G., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Benbow, M.E., Sufrin, N., Tomberlin, J.K., Pechal, J.L. (2018) Temporal and Spatial Impact of Human Cadaver Decomposition on Soil Bacterial and Arthropod Community Structures and Function. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02616


Helmberger, M.S., Shields, E.J., Wickings, K. (2018) Ecology of belowground biological control: Entomopathogenic nematode interactions with soil biota. Applied Soil Ecology 121: 201-213.


Wu, P., Zhang, H., Cui, L., Wickings, K., Fu, S., Wang, C. (2017) Impacts of alpine wetland degradation on the composition, diversity and trophic structure of soil nematodes on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00805-5


Gan, H., Wickings, K. (2017) Soil ecological responses to pest management in golf turf vary with management intensity, pesticide identity, and application program. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 246: 66-77.


Larson, J.L., Dale, A., Held, D., McGraw, B., Richmond, D.S., Wickings, K., Williamson, R.C. (2017) Optimizing pest management practices to conserve pollinators in turf landscapes: current practices and future research needs. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 8: 1-10.


Gan, H., Churchill, A., Wickings, K. (2017) Invisible but consequential: root endophytic fungi have variable effects on belowground plant-insect interactions. Ecosphere 8: e01710.


Austin, E.E., Wickings, K., McDaniel, M.D., Robertson, G.P., Grandy, A.S. (2017) Cover crop root contributions to soil carbon in a no-till corn bioenergy cropping system. GCB Bioenergy DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12428


Grandy, A.S., Wieder, W.R., Wickings, K., Kyker-Snowman, E. (2016) Beyond microbe: are food webs the next frontier in soil biogeochemical models? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 102: 40-44.


Castle, S.C., Nemergut, D.R., Grandy, A.S., Leff, J.W., Graham, E.B., Hood, E., Schmidt, S.K., Wickings, K., Cleveland, C.C. (2016) Successional processes drive global convergence of soil microbial communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 101: 74-84.


Liang, C., Kao-Kniffin, J., Sanford, G.R., Wickings, K., Balser, T.C., Jackson, R.D. (2016) Microbes and their residues under restored perennial grassland communities of varying diversity in the upper Midwest of the United States. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 103: 193-200.


Ciu, L., Liang, C., Duncan, D., Bao, X., Wickings, K., Zhang, X., Chen, F. (2016) Impacts of vegetation type and climatic zone on neutral sugar distribution in natural forest soils. Geoderma 282: 139-146.


Rinkes, Z.L., Bertrand, I., Amin, B.A.Z., Grandy, A.S., Wickings, K., Weintraub, M.N. (2016) Nitrogen alters microbial enzyme dynamics but not lignin chemistry during maize decomposition. Biogeochemistry 128: 171-186.


Wickings, K., Ruberson, J. (2016) The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, modifies predation rates at the soil surface and in cotton foliage. Annals of Applied Biology 169: 319-328.


Wickings, K., Grandy, A.S., Kravchenko, A.N. (2016) Going with the flow: Landscape position drives differences in microbial biomass and activity in conventional, low input, and organic agricultural systems in the Midwestern U.S. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 218: 1-10.


Wickings, K., Grandy, A.S., Kravchenko, A.N. (2016) Going with the flow: Landscape position drives differences in microbial biomass and activity in conventional, low input, and organic agricultural systems in the Midwestern U.S. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 218: 1-10.


Thai Hoang, N., Grandy, A.S., Wickings, K., Snapp, S.S., Kirk, W., Hao, J. (2015) Organic amendment effects on potato productivity and quality are related to soil microbial activity. Plant and Soil 386: 223-236.


Frey, S.D., Ollinger, S., Nadelhoffer, K., Bowden, R., Brzostek, E., Burton, A., Caldwell, B.A., Crow, S., Goodale, C.L., Grandy, A.S., Finzi, A., Kramer, M.G., Lajtha, K., LeMoine, J., Martin, M., McDowell, W.H., Minocha, R., Sadowsky, J.J., Templer, P.H., Wickings, K. (2014) Chronic nitrogen additions suppress decomposition and sequester soil carbon in temperate forests. Biogeochemistry. 121: 305-316.


Lennon, J.T., S.K. Hamilton, S.K., Muscarella, M.E., Grandy, A.S., Wickings, K., Jones, S.E. (2013) A source of terrestrial organic carbon to investigate the browning of aquatic ecosystems. PloS One. 8: #e75771


Heckman, K.A., Grandy, A.S., Xiaodong, G., Keiluweit, M., Wickings, K., Carpenter, K., Chorover, J., Rasmussen, C. (2013) Sorptive fractionation of organic matter and formation of organohydroxy-aluminum complexes during litter biodegradation in the presence of gibbsite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 31: 667-683.


Grandy, A.S., Salam, D.S., Wickings, K., McDaniel, M., Culman, S.W., Snapp, S.S. (2013) Soil respiration and litter decomposition responses to nitrogen fertilization rate in no-till corn systems, Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment. 179: 35-40.


Shevtsov, J., Wickings, K., Patten, B. (2013) Evaluating the role of biotic interactions in structuring communities using a gradient analysis of multiple interacting guilds. Oikos. 122: 1594-1605.


Wickings, K., Grandy, A.S. (2013) Management intensity interacts with litter chemistry and climate to drive temporal patterns in arthropod communities during decomposition. Pedobiologia. 56: 105-112.