Baer, S.G. and J.M. Blair. 2008. Grassland establishment under varying resource availability: A test of positive and negative feedback. Ecology 89:1859-1871.
Marshall, J.D., J.M. Blair, D. Peters, G. Okin, A. Rango and M. Williams. 2008. Predicting and understanding ecosystem responses to climate change at continental scales. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6:273-280.
McKinley, D.C. and J.M. Blair. 2008. Woody plant encroachment by Juniperus virginiana in a mesic native grassland promotes rapid carbon and nitrogen accrual. Ecosystems11:454-468.
Veen, G.F., J.M. Blair, M.D. Smith and S.L. Collins. 2008. Influence of grazing and fire frequency on small-scale plant community structure and resource variability in native tallgrass prairie. Oikos 117:859-866.
Norris, M.A., J.M. Blair and L.C. Johnson. 2007. Altered ecosystem nitrogen dynamics as a consequence of land cover change in tallgrass prairie. American Midland Naturalist 158:432-445.
Jones, K.L., T.C. Todd, J. L. Wall-Beam, J.D. Coolon, J.M. Blair and M.H. Herman. 2006. Molecular approach for assessing responses of microbial-feeding nematodes to burning and chronic nitrogen enrichment in a native grassland. Molecular Ecology 15:2601-2609.
Baer, S.G., S.L. Collins, J.M. Blair, A.K. Knapp, and A.K. Fiedler. 2005. Soil heterogeneity effects on tallgrass prairie community heterogeneity: an application of ecological theory to restoration ecology. Restoration Ecology 13(2): 413–424.
Reed, H.E., T.R. Seastedt, and J.M. Blair. 2005. Ecological consequences of C4 grass invasion of a C4 grassland: a dilemma for management. Ecological Applications 15(5): 1560–1569.
Briggs, J.M., A.K. Knapp, J.M. Blair, J.L. Heisler, G.A. Hoch, M.S. Lett and J.K. McCarron. 2005. An ecosystem in transition: causes and consequences of the conversion of mesic grassland to shrubland. BioScience 55: 243-254.
Harper, C.W., J.M. Blair, P.A. Fay, A.K. Knapp and J.D. Carlisle. 2005. Increased rainfall variability and reduced rainfall amount decreases soil CO2 flux in a grassland ecosystem. Global Change Biology 11: 322-334.
Baer, S.G., J.M. Blair, S.L. Collins and A.K. Knapp. 2004. Plant community responses to resource availability and heterogeneity during restoration. Oecologia 139: 617-629.
Heisler, J.L., J.M. Briggs, A.K. Knapp, J.M. Blair and A. Seery. 2004. Direct and indirect effects of fire on shrub expansion in a mesic grassland. Ecology 85: 2245-2257.
Baer, S.G., J.M. Blair, A.K. Knapp and S.L. Collins. 2003. Soil resources regulate productivity and diversity in newly established tallgrass prairie. Ecology 84: 724-735.
Callaham, M.A., Jr., J.M. Blair, T.C. Todd, D.J. Kitchen, and M.R. Whiles. 2003. Macroinvertebrates in North American tallgrass prairie soils: Effects of fire, mowing, and fertilization on density and biomass. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 35: 1079-1093.
Bakker, C., J.M. Blair and A.K. Knapp. 2003. A comparative assessment of potential mechanisms influencing plant species richness in grazed grasslands. Oecologia 137: 385-391.
Fay, P.A., J.D. Carlisle, A.K. Knapp, J.M. Blair and S.L. Collins. 2003. Productivity responses to altered rainfall patterns in a C4-dominated grassland. Oecologia 137: 245-251.
Knapp, A.K., P.A. Fay, J.M. Blair, S. L. Collins, M. D. Smith, J. D. Carlisle, C. W. Harper, B. T. Danner, M.S. Lett and J. K. McCarron. 2002. Rainfall variability, carbon cycling and plant species diversity in a mesic grassland. Science 298: 2202-2205.
Norris, M.D., J.M. Blair, L.C. Johnson and R.B. McKane. 2001. Assessing changes in biomass, productivity, and C and N stores following Juniperus virginiana forest expansion into tallgrass prairie. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31: 1940-1946.
Collins, S.L., A.K. Knapp, J.M. Briggs, J.M. Blair and E. Steinauer. 1998. Modulation of diversity by grazing and mowing in native tallgrass prairie. Science 280: 745-747.
Blair, J.M. 1997. Fire frequency affects soil N availability and plant responses to subsequent fires in tallgrass prairie: A test of the transient maxima hypothesis. Ecology 78: 2359-2368.