Peer Reviewed Publications

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Seidle, K. M., J. Kiss, A. U. Attanayake, J.-M. DeVink, A. Bedard-Haughn, R. Westwood, and E. G. Lamb. 2020. Extent of Dakota skipper, Hesperia dacotae, distribution in Southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Insect Conservation.

Heineck, G. C., N. J. Ehlke, K. R. Altendorf, R. F. Denison, J. M. Jungers, E. G. Lamb, and E. Watkins. 2020. Relationships and influence of yield components on spaced-plant and sward seed yield in perennial ryegrass. Grass and Forage Science

Bainard, J. D., M. Serajchi, L. D. Bainard, M. P. Schellenberg, and E. G. Lamb. 2020. Impact of Diverse Annual Forage Mixtures on Weed Control in a Semiarid Environment. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 4.

Bazghaleh, N., S. D. Mamet, J. K. Bell, Z. M. Moreira, Z. M. Taye, S. Williams, M. Arcand, E. G. Lamb, S. Shirtliffe, S. Vail, S. D. Siciliano, and B. Helgason. 2020. An intensive multilocation temporal dataset of fungal communities in the root and rhizosphere of Brassica napus. Data in Brief 30:105467.

Bell, J. K., S. D. Siciliano, and E. G. Lamb. 2020. A survey of invasive plants on grassland soil microbial communities and ecosystem services. Scientific Data 7:86.

Kattge, J., G. and 720 others. 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26:119-188.

Liu, X., E. G. Lamb, and S. Zhang. 2020. Nitrogen addition impacts on soil microbial stoichiometry are driven by changes in plant resource stoichiometry not by the composition of main microbial groups in an alpine meadow. Biology and Fertility of Soils 56:261-271.

Ota, M., S. D. Mamet, A. L. Muller, E. G. Lamb, G. Dhillon, D. Peak, and S. D. Siciliano. 2020. Could Cryoturbic Diapirs Be Key for Understanding Ecological Feedbacks to Climate Change in High Arctic Polar Deserts? Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125:e2019JG005263.

Taye, Z. M., B. L. Helgason, J. K. Bell, C. E. Norris, S. Vail, S. J. Robinson, I. A. P. Parkin, M. Arcand, S. Mamet, M. G. Links, T. Dowhy, S. Siciliano, and E. G. Lamb. 2020. Core and Differentially Abundant Bacterial Taxa in the Rhizosphere of Field Grown Brassica napus Genotypes: Implications for Canola Breeding. Frontiers in Microbiology 10.

Cui, T., L. Martz, E. G. Lamb, L. Zhao, and X. Guo. 2019. Comparison of Grassland Phenology Derived from MODIS Satellite and PhenoCam Near-Surface Remote Sensing in North America. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 45:707-722.

Liang, D., Lamb, E.G. and Zhang, S. 2019. Yak Dung Deposition Affects Litter Mixing Effects on Mass Loss in Tibetan Alpine Grassland. Rangeland Ecology and Management 72: 405-410.

 Mamet, S.D., Redlick, E., Brabant, M., Lamb, E.G., Helgason, B.L., Stanley, K. and Siciliano, S.D. Structural equation modeling of a winnowed soil microbiome identifies how invasive plants re-structure microbial networks. The ISME Journal 13:1988-1996.

Attanayake, A. U., D. Xu, X. Guo, and E. G. Lamb. 2018. Long-term sand dune spatio-temporal dynamics and endemic plant habitat extent in the Athabasca sand dunes of northern Saskatchewan. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation. 5:70-86.

Henry, H. A. L., M. Abedi, C. L. Alados, K. H. Beard, L. H. Fraser, A. Jentsch, J. Kreyling, A. Kulmatiski, E. G. Lamb, W. Sun, M. R. Vankoughnett, S. Venn, C. Werner, I. Beil, I. Blindow, S. Dahlke, M. Dubbert, A. Effinger, H. W. Garris, M. Gartzia, T. Gebauer, M. A. S. Arfin Khan, A. V. Malyshev, J. Morgan, C. Nock, J. P. Paulson, Y. Pueyo, H. J. Stover, and X. Yang. 2018. Increased Soil Frost Versus Summer Drought as Drivers of Plant Biomass Responses to Reduced Precipitation: Results from a Globally Coordinated Field Experiment. Ecosystems. 21:1432-1444. Accepted February 4, 2018.

Jimmo, A., K.M. Isbister, E. G. Lamb, Steven D. Siciliano, and K. J. Stewart. 2018. Linking Herbicide Dissipation to Soil Ecological Risk Along Transmission Right-of-Ways in theYukon Territory, Canada Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:1356-1364.

Isbister, K. M., E. G. Lamb, and K. J. Stewart. 2018. Early vegetation responses to eight right-of-way integrated vegetation management techniques in northern Canada. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry.

Li, Z., E. G. Lamb, C. L. Piper, and S. D. Siciliano. 2018. Plant belowground diversity and species segregation by depth in a semi-arid grassland. Ecoscience 25:1-7.

Seidle, K. M., E. G. Lamb, A. Bedard-Haughn, and J.-M. DeVink. 2018. Environmental associations of Hesperia dacotae (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist. 150:652-662.

Bainard, L. D., P. L. Chagnon, B. J. Cade-Menun, E. G. Lamb, K. LaForge, M. Schellenberg, and C Hamel. 2017. Plant communities and soil properties mediate agricultural land use impacts on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the Mixed Prairie ecoregion of the North American Great Plains. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 249:187-195.

Booker, H. M., E. G. Lamb, and S. J. Smyth. 2017. Ex-post assessment of genetically modified, low level presence in Canadian flax. Transgenic Research 26:399-409.

Hilger, H. and E. G. Lamb. 2017. Quantifying Optimal Rates of Litter Retention to Maximize Annual Net Primary Productivity on Mixed-Grass Prairie. Rangeland Ecology & Management 70:219-224.

Isbister, K. M., E. G. Lamb, and K. J. Stewart. 2017. Herbicide Toxicity Testing with Non-Target Boreal Plants: The Sensitivity of Achillea millefolium L. and Chamerion angustifolium L. to Triclopyr and Imazapyr. Environmental Management 60:136-156.

Mamet, S. D., E. G. Lamb, C. L. Piper, T. Winsley, and S. D. Siciliano. 2017. Archaea and bacteria mediate the effects of native species root loss on fungi during plant invasion. ISME J 11:1261-1275.

McNickle, G. G., E. G. Lamb, M. Lavender, J. F. Cahill Jr, B. S. Schamp, S. D. Siciliano, Condit, S. P. Hubbell, and J. L. Baltzer. 2017. Checkerboard score–area relationships reveal spatial scales of plant community structure. Oikos 127:415-426.

Muller, A. L., S. P. Hardy, S. D. Mamet, M. Ota, E. G. Lamb, and S. D. Siciliano. 2017. Salix arctica changes root distribution and nutrient uptake in response to subsurface nutrients in High Arctic deserts. Ecology 98:2158-2169.

Serajchi, M., M. P. Schellenberg, J. M. Mischkolz, and E. G. Lamb. 2017. Mixtures of native perennial forage species produce higher yields than monocultures in a long-term study. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 98:633-647.

Serajchi, M., M.P. Schellenberg, and E.G. Lamb. 2017. The potential of seven native North American forage species to suppress weeds using allelopathy. Canadian Journal of Plant Science.

Slopek, J. I. and E. G. Lamb. 2017. Long-Term Efficacy of Glyphosate for Smooth Brome Control in Native Prairie. Invasive Plant Science and Management 10:350-355.

Bell, F. W., E. G. Lamb, M. Sharma, S. Hunt, M. Anand, J. Dacosta, and S. G. Newmaster. 2016. Relative influence of climate, soils, and disturbance on plant species richness in northern temperate and boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management 381:93-105. 

Guy, A.L., S.D. Siciliano, and Lamb, E. G. 2016. Spiking regional vis-NIR calibration models with local samples to predict soil organic carbon in two High Arctic polar deserts using a vis-NIR probe. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 95:237-249

Lamb, E. G., T. Winsley, C. L. Piper, S. A. Friedrich, and S. D. Siciliano. 2016. A high-throughput belowground plant diversity assay using next-generation sequencing of the trnL intron. Plant and Soil 404:361-372

James, K., R. E. Peters, M. R. Cave, M. Wickstrom, E. G. Lamb, and S. D. Siciliano. 2016. Predicting Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Bioavailability to Mammals from Incidentally Ingested Soils Using Partitioning and Fugacity. Environmental Science & Technology 50:1338-1346.

Mischkolz JM, Schellenberg MP, Lamb EG (2016) Assembling productive communities of native grass and legume species: finding the right mix. Applied Vegetation Science 19: 111-121.

Lavender, TM, BS Schamp, and EG Lamb. 2016. The Influence of Matrix Size on Statistical Properties of Co-Occurrence and Limiting Similarity Null Models. PLoS ONE 11:e0151146.

Letts B, Lamb E, Mischkolz J, Romo J (2015) Litter accumulation drives grassland plant community composition and functional diversity via leaf traits. Plant Ecol 216: 357-370.

Piper C, Lamb E, Siciliano S (2015) Smooth brome changes gross soil nitrogen cycling processes during invasion of a rough fescue grassland. Plant Ecol 216: 235-246.

Piper CL, Siciliano SD, Winsley T, Lamb EG (2015) Smooth brome invasion increases rare soil bacterial species prevalence, bacterial species richness and evenness. J Ecol 103: 386-396.

Lamb EG, Mengersen KL, Stewart KJ, Attanayake U, Siciliano SD (2014) Spatially explicit structural equation modeling. Ecology 95: 2434-2442.

Siciliano SD, Palmer AS, Winsley T, Lamb E, Bissett A, Brown MV, van Dorst J, Ji M, Ferrari BC, Grogan P, Chu H, Snape I (2014) Soil fertility is associated with fungal and bacterial richness, whereas pH is associated with community composition in polar soil microbial communities. Soil Biol Biochem 78: 10-20.

Zhang T, Lamb EG, Soto-Cerda B, Duguid S, Cloutier S, Rowland G, Diederichsen A, Booker HM (2014) Structural equation modeling of the Canadian flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) core collection for multiple phenotypic traits. Can J Plant Sci 94: 1325-1332.

Booker HM, Mischkolz JM, St. Louis M, Lamb EG (2014) Analysis of the prevalence of CDC Triffid transgenic flax in Canadian grain stocks. AgBio Forum 17: 75-83.

Guedo D, Lamb EG (2013a) Prescribed Burning Has Limited Long-Term Effectiveness in Controlling Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Encroachment into Fescue Grassland in Prince Albert National Park. Can Field-Nat 127: 50-56.

Guedo DD, Lamb EG (2013b) Temporal changes in abundance-occupancy relationships within and between communities after disturbance. J Veg Sci 24: 607-615.

Mischkolz, J.M., M.P. Schellenberg, and E.G. Lamb. 2013. Early productivity and crude protein content of establishing forage swards composed of combinations of native grass and legume species in mixed-grassland ecoregions. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 93:445-454

Guy, A.L., Mischkolz, J.M., and E.G. Lamb. 2013. Limited effects of simulated acidic deposition on seedling survivorship and root morphology of endemic plant taxa of the Athabasca Sand Dunes in well watered greenhouse trials. Botany 91:176-181

Palit, R., J. F. Cahill, and E. G. Lamb. 2013. Irrigation but not N fertilization enhances seedhead density in plains rough fescue (Festuca hallii). Grass and Forage Science 68:120-124

Lamb, E. G. and D. D. Guedo. 2012. The Distribution, Abundance, and Environmental Affinities of the Endemic Vascular Plant Taxa of the Athabasca Sand Dunes of Northern Saskatchewan. Ecoscience 19:161-169

Lamb, E.G., A.C. Stewart, and J.F. Cahill. 2012. Root system size determines plant performance following short-term soil nutrient pulses. Plant Ecology 201:1803-1812.

Zhang, S. and E.G. Lamb. 2012. Plant competitive ability and the transitivity of competitive hierarchies change with plant age. Plant Ecology 213:15:23.

Lamb, E. G., S. Han, B. D. Lanoil, G. H. R. Henry, M. E. Brummell, S. Banerjee, and S. D. Siciliano. 2011. A High Arctic soil ecosystem resists long-term environmental manipulations. Global Change Biology 17:3187-3194.

Lamb, E. G., S. J. Shirtliffe, and W. E. May. 2011. Structural equation modeling in the plant sciences: an example using yield components in oat. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 91:603-619.

Stewart, K. J., E. G. Lamb, D. S. Coxon, and S. D. Siciliano. 2011. Bryophyte-cyanobacterial associations as a key factor in N2-fixation across the Canadian Arctic. Plant and Soil 344:335-356.

Zhang, S., C. Zhao, and E. G. Lamb. 2011. Cotyledon damage affects seed number through final plant size in the annual grassland species Medicago lupulina. Annals of Botany 107:437-442.

Lamb, E.G., N. Kennedy, and S.D. Siciliano. 2011. Effects of plant species richness and evenness on soil microbial diversity and function. Plant and Soil 338:483-495

Lamb, E. G. and H. M. Booker. 2011. Quantification of low-level genetically modified (GM) seed presence in large seed lots: a case study of GM seed in Canadian flax breeder seed lots. Seed Science Research 21:315-321.

Cahill, J.F., G.G. McNickle, J.J. Haag, E.G. Lamb, S.M. Nyanumba, and C.C. St. Clair. 2010. Plants integrate information about nutrients and neighbours. Science 328:1657.

Lamb, E.G., E.M. Bayne, G. Holloway, J. Schieck, S. Boutin, J. Herbers, and D.H. Haughland. 2009. Indices for monitoring biodiversity change: Are some more effective than others? Ecological Indicators 9:432-444.

Lamb, E.G., S.W. Kembel, and J.F. Cahill. 2009. Shoot, but not root, competition reduces community diversity in experimental mesocosms. Journal of Ecology 97:155-163.

Lamb, E.G. and J.F. Cahill. 2008. When competition does not matter: grassland diversity and community composition. American Naturalist 171:777-787.

Lamb, E.G. 2008. Direct and indirect control of species richness and evenness by litter, resources, and neighbor biomass in a native grassland. Ecology 89:216-225.

Cahill, J.F., S.W. Kembel, E.G. Lamb, and P.A. Keddy. 2008. Does phylogenetic relatedness influence the strength of competition? Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 10:41-50.

Mallik, A.U., M.K. Hossain, and E.G. Lamb. 2008. Species and spacing effects of northern conifers on forest productivity and soil chemistry in a 50-year old common garden experiment. Journal of Forestry 106:83-90.

Cahill, J.F. and E.G. Lamb. 2007. Interactions between root and shoot competition and plant traits. HortScience 42:1110-1112.

Lamb, E.G., B.H. Shore, and J.F. Cahill. 2007. Water and nitrogen addition differentially impact plant competition in a native rough fescue grassland. Plant Ecology 192:21-33.

Lamb, E.G., J. F. Cahill, and M.R.T. Dale. 2006. The analysis of competition data by non-linear regression using a power function. Ecology 87:1452-1457.

Lamb, E.G. and J.F. Cahill. 2006. Consequences of differing competitive abilities between juvenile and adult plants. Oikos 112:502-512.

Lamb, E.G., J.J. Haag, and J.F. Cahill. 2004. Patch-background contrast and patch density have limited effects on root proliferation and plant performance in Abutilon theophrasti. Functional Ecology 18:836-844.

Lamb, E.G. and A.U. Mallik. 2003. Plant species traits across a riparian zone-forest ecotone. Journal of Vegetation Science 14:853-858.

Lamb, E.G., A.U. Mallik, and R. Mackereth. 2003. The early impact of adjacent clearcutting and forest fire on riparian zone vegetation in northwestern Ontario. Forest Ecology and Management 177:529-538.

Lamb, E.G. and W. Megill. 2003. The shoreline fringe forest and adjacent peatlands of the southern central British Columbia coast. The Canadian Field Naturalist 117:209-217.

Mallik, A.U., E.G. Lamb, and H. Rasid. 2001. Vegetation zonation among the microhabitats in a lacustrine environment: Analysis and application of belowground species trait patterns. Ecological Engineering 18:135-146.



Non Referreed Reports

Lamb, E.G., J.M. Mischkolz, and D. Guedo 2011. The distribution and abundance of the endemic vascular plant taxa of the Athabasca Sand Dunes of northern Saskatchewan. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan.

Catellier, C. C. and E. G. Lamb. 2011. Evaluating threats and management practices for recovery of Hairy Prairie Clover and protection of critical habitat. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan.

E. G. Lamb. 2011. Collection and increase of clammyweed (Polanisia dodecandra) seed from the native population at aggregate pit 72K105.Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan

Note: this report is superseeded by Lamb et al. 2011. Lamb, E.G. 2010. The distribution and abundance of the endemic vascular plant taxa of the Athabasca Sand Dunes of northern Saskatchewan. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan

Lamb, E.G., Dolmat, Y., Holloway, J., Shankel, C., Megill, W. 2000. Findings of the 1999 CERF survey of coastal biodiversity on the central coast of British Columbia. Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation.