Texas Tech University

Publications from the TTU Soil Ecology Lab

Please note that due to copyright issues, we cannot include PDF copies of articles on this page. Please email Lindsey Slaughter (lindsey.slaughter@ttu.edu) if you would like a copy of an article. 

Selected Journal Articles

  • Dang, K., Ji., L., Slaughter, L.C., Hou, J., Shen, M., Li, J., and Y. Dong. 2023. Synergistic Changes of  Rhizosphere Bacterial Community and Soil Properties in Greenhouse Soils under Long-term Tomato Monoculture. Applied Soil Ecology, 183, 104738.
  • Albalasmeh, A., O. Mohawesh, M. Gharaibeh, S. Deb, L. Slaughter and A. El Hanandeh. 2022. Artificial neural network optimization to predict saturated hydraulic conductivity in arid and semi-arid regions. Catena 217: 106459.
  • Neupane, J., Guo, W., Cao, G., Zhang, F., Slaughter, L., and S. Deb. 2022. Spatial patterns of soil microbial communities and implications for precision soil management at the field scale. Precision Agriculture 23 (3), 1008-1026.
  • Slaughter, L., Deb, S., Chakraborty, S., Li, B., Bakr, N., Edwards, B., and Weindorf, D. 2021. On-farm evaluation of regenerative land-use practices in a semi-arid pasture agroecosystem in West Texas, USA. Revista Brasileira de Ciência do Solo, 45.
  • Otuya, R., Slaughter, L. C.*, West, C. P., Deb, S. K., and Acosta-Martinez, V. 2021. Compost and legume management differently alter soil microbial abundance and soil carbon in semiarid pastures. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 85(3), 654-664. 
  • Sapkota, M., Young, J., Slaughter, L., Acosta-Martínez, V., and Coldren, C. 2021. Soil microbial biomass and composition from urban landscapes in a semiarid climate. Applied Soil Ecology, 158, 103810. 
  • Sapkota, M., Young, J., Coldren, C., Slaughter, L., and Longing, S. 2020. Soil physiochemical properties and carbon sequestration of Urban landscapes in Lubbock, TX, USA. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 56, 126847. 
  • Brevik, E. C., Slaughter, L., Singh, B. R., Steffan, J. J., Collier, D., Barnhart, P., and P. Pereira. 2020. Soil and Human Health: Current Status and Future Needs. Air, Soil and Water Research, 13, 1-23.
  • Slaughter, L.C.*, Nelson, J. A., Carlisle, E., Bourguignon, M., Dinkins, R. D., Phillips, T. D., and R. L. McCulley. 2019. Tall fescue and E. coenophiala genetics influence root-associated soil fungi in a temperate grassland. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10.
  • Li, J., Wan, X., Liu, X., Chen, Y., Slaughter, L.C., Weindorf, D.C., and Y. Dong. 2019. Changes in soil physical and chemical characteristics in intensively cultivated greenhouse vegetable fields in North China. Soil & Tillage Research, 195. 
  • McDonald, M. D., K. L. Lewis, G. L. Ritchie, P. B. DeLaune, K. D. Casey, and L. C. Slaughter. 2019. Carbon dioxide mitigation potential of conservation agriculture in a semi-arid agricultural region. AIMS Agriculture and Food 4:206-222.
  • Kalosa-Kenyon, E., Slaughter, L. C.*, Rudgers, J. A., and R. L. McCulley. 2018. Asexual Epichloë endophytes do not consistently alter arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonization in three grasses. The American Midland Naturalist. 
  • Slaughter, L. C.*, Nelson, J. A., Carlisle, E., Bourguignon, M., Dinkins, R. D., Phillips, T. D., and R. L. McCulley. 2018. Climate change and Epichloë coenophiala association modify belowground fungal symbioses of tall fescue host. Fungal Ecology 31, 37-46.
  • Slaughter, L. C.* and R. L. McCulley. 2016. Aboveground Epichloë coenophiala—grass associations do not affect belowground fungal symbionts or associated plant, soil parameters. Microbial Ecology 72: 682—691