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Mary E Stromberger
Professor
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Plant Sciences Building, Room C103
Phone:
970-491-5283
Education:
  • BS, West Chester University; Biology: Microbiology
  • MS, University of Delaware; Soil Science
  • Ph D, Oregon State University; Soil Science

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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community differs between a coexisting native shrub and introduced annual grass Mycorrhiza, doi: 10.1007/s00572-012-0455-x

"Bridging the gap between modelers and experimentalists" Eos 93:312

Busby, Ryan R, Paschke, Mark W, Stromberger, Mary E, Gebhart, Dick L, Meiman, Paul, Cheatgrass and AMF: Understanding interactions for improved restoration of invaded lands

Distinct microbial and microeukaryotic communities and translocated carbon in Lumbricus terrestris drilospheres Soil Biol Biochem 46 155-162

Early seral plant species interactions with an arbuscular mycorrhizal community are highly variable Appl Soil Ecol 48 257-262

Earthworm abundance and species composition in organic forage production aystems of northern Colorado receiving different soil amendments Appl Soil Ecol 48 218-226

Fate of graywater constituents after long-term application for landscape irrigation Water Air Soil Pollut 223 4733-4749

High specific activity in low microbial biomass soils across a no-till evapotranspiration gradient in Colorado Soil Biol Biochem 43 97-105

Long-term impacts of infrequent biosolids applications on chemical and microbial properties of a semi-arid rangeland soil Biol Fert Soils 42 258-266

"Long-term study on landscape irrigation using household graywater experimental study" Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) document no 06-CTS-1CO (Technical report)

"Long-term study on landscape irrigation using household graywater – experimental study" Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) Final Report document no 06-CTS-1CO

Microbial community structure and activity in a Colorado Rocky Mountain forest soil scarred by slash pile burning Soil Biol Biochem 39 1111-1120

Microbial community structure and activity in a Colorado Rocky Mountain forest soil scarred by slash pile burning (vol 39, pg 1111, 2007) Soil Biol Biochem 39 2700-2700

Parallel shifts in plant and soil microbial communities in response to biosolids in a semi-arid grassland Soil Biol Biochem 38 449-459

Rapid changes in microbial biomass and aggregate size distribution in response to changes in organic matter management in grass pasture Geoderma 193-194 68-75

Relationships between microbial community structure and soil environmental conditions in a recently burned system Soil Biol Biochem 39 1703-1711

Seasonal variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi root colonization of downy brome (Bromus tectorum), an invasive winter annual J Ecosys Ecograph S8:001 doi: 104172/2157-7625

Short-term nitrogen mineralization during transition from conventional to organic management is unchanged by composted dairy manure addition in perennial forage systems Org Agr, doi: 10.1007/s13165-013-0037-z

Soil enzymes in a changing environment: Current knowledge and future directions Soil Biol Biochem 58 216-234

Soil microbial communities of no-till dryland agroecosystems across an evapotranspiration gradient Appl Soil Ecol 35 94-106

Soil scarification and wildfire interactions and effects on microbial communities and carbon Soil Sci Soc Am J 72 111-118

Spatial distribution of enhanced atrazine degradation across northeastern Colorado cropping systems J Environ Qual 40 46-56

Water Treatment Residuals and Biosolids Co-applications Affect Phosphatases in a Semi-arid Rangeland Soil Commun Soil Sci Plan 39 2812-2826

Water treatment residuals and biosolids coapplications affect semiarid rangeland phosphorus cycling Soil Sci Soc Am J 72 711-719

Water Treatment Residuals and Biosolids Long-Term Co-Applications Effects to Semi-Arid Grassland Soils and Vegetation Soil Sci Soc Am J 73 1880-1889

Rosenzweig, Steven, Schipanski, Meagan, Fonte, Steven John, Stromberger, Mary E, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2017) "Fostering native AMF through crop rotation: Implications for P acquisition and C sequestration in semi-arid agroecosystems" Ecological Society of America, August 6-11 2017, Portland, OR

Rosenzweig, Steven, Schipanski, Meagan, Fonte, Steven John, Stromberger, Mary E, (2017) "Fostering native AMF through crop rotation: Implications for P acquisition and C sequestration in semi-arid agroecosystems" Soil Ecology Society, June 5-9 2017, Fort Collins, CO

Elzobair, Khalid A, Stromberger, Mary E, Ippolito, Jim, Lentz, Rodrick D, (2016) Contrasting effects of biochar versus manure on soil microbial communities and enzyme activities in an Aridisol Chemosphere 142 145–152

Elzobair, Khalid A, Stromberger, Mary E, Ippolito, Jim, (2016) Stabilizing effect of biochar on soil extracellular enzymes after a denaturing stress Chemosphere 142 114–119

Stromberger, Mary E, Comerford, Nick, (2016) "The Soil Provides "Services" To Me?" Soil Science Society of America

Elzobair, Khalid A., Stromberger, Mary E, Ippolito, James A., (2016) Stabilizing effect of biochar on soil extracellular enzymes after a denaturing stress Chemosphere 142 114-119

Ippolito, James A, Stromberger, Mary E, Rick, Lentz D, Robert, Dungan S, (2016) Hardwood biochar and manure co-application to a calcareous soil Chemosphere 142 84-91

Elzobair, Khalid A., Stromberger, Mary E, Ippolito, James A., Lentz, Rodrick D., (2016) Contrasting effects of biochar versus manure on soil microbial communities and enzyme activities in an aridisol. Chemosphere 142 145-152

Stromberger, Mary E, Byrne, Patrick F, Manter, Daniel, Weir, Tiffany L, Galal, Saleh, (2015) "Specificity of root-bacterial interactions for drought stress tolerance in winter wheat" Agronomy Abstracts, 2015 annual meeting

McDaniel, Jacob Philip, Butters, Gregory, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Stromberger, Mary E, (2015) Effects of Aporrectodea caliginosa on soil hydraulic properties and solute dispersivity Soil Science Society of America Journal 79 838-847

Stromberger, Mary E, Hartsig, Ted, (2015) "Former Lowry Bombing and Gunnery Range Native Rangeland Restoration and Management Plan" Colorado State Land Board

Bertini, Simone C.B.., Azevedo, Lucas C.B., Stromberger, Mary E, Cardoso, Elke J.B.N., (2015) Soil properties discriminating Araucaria forests with different disturbance levels Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187 94

Arnosti, Carol, Bell, Colin, Moorhead, DL, Sinsabaugh, RL, Steen, AD, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, MN, (2014) Extracellular enzymes in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments: perspectives on system variability and common research needs Biogeochemistry 117 1 5–21

Stromberger, Mary E, (2014) Extracellular enzymes in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments: System variability and common needs Biogeochemistry 117 5-21

Ippolito, James A, Stromberger, Mary E, Lentz, Rick D, Dungan, Robert S, (2014) Hardwood biochar influences calcareous soil physicochemical and microbiological status Journal of Environmental Quality

Bell, Colin, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Mathew, (2014) New insights into enzymes in the environment Biogeochemistry 117 1-4

Bell, Colin, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) New insights into enzymes in the environment Biogeochemistry 117 1 1–4

Ippolito, Jim, Spokas, K, Novak, J, Lentz, RD, Stromberger, Mary E, Ducey, T, Johnson, M, (2014) "USDA Biochar Research: Land Application Advances to Reap Its Multifunctional Abilities" 1 03

Essah, Samuel YC, Holm, David G, Stromberger, Mary E, Kammlade, Sara M, "The influence of agromanagement on potato mineral nutrients" Potato Association of America

Busby, Ryan R, Stromberger, Mary E, Rodriguez, Giselle, Gebhart, Dick L, Paschke, Mark W, (2013) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community differs between a coexisting native shrub and introduced annual grass Mycorrhiza 23 2 129–141

Burns, Richard G, DeForest, Jared L, Marxsen, Jürgen, Sinsabaugh, Robert L, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, Michael N, Zoppini, Annamaria, (2013) Soil enzymes in a changing environment: current knowledge and future directions Soil Biology and Biochemistry 58 216–234

McDaniel, Jacob Philip, Stromberger, Mary E, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Cranshaw, Whitney S, (2013) Survival of Aporrectodea caliginosa and its effects on nutrient availability in biosolids amended soil Applied Ecology 71 1-6

Nelson, Shad, Ajwa, Husein, Trout, Thomas, Stromberger, Mary E, Yates, Scott, Sharma, Shankar, (2013) Water and methyl isothiocyanate distribution in soil after drip fumigation Journal of Environmental Quality 42 1555-1564

Wallenstein, Matthew, Stromberger, Mary E, Bell, Colin, (2012) Bridging the gap between modelers and experimentalists Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 93 32 312

Negahban-Azar, Masoud, Sharvelle, Sybil E, Stromberger, Mary E, Olson, Christopher Chad, Roesner, Larry A, (2012) Fate of graywater constituents after long-term application for landscape irrigation Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 223 8 4733–4749

Sharvelle, Sybil E, Roesner, Larry A, Qian, Yaling, Stromberger, Mary E, Azar, MN, (2012) Long-term study on landscape irrigation using household graywater: Experimental study The Urban Water Center, Colorado State University

Busby, Ryan R, Paschke, Mark W, Stromberger, Mary E, Gebhart, Dick L, (2012) Seasonal variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi root colonization of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), an invasive winter annual Journal of Ecosystem & Ecography 2013

Hurisso, Tunsisa T., Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Brummer, Joe E, Stromberger, Mary E, Mikha, Maysoon M., Booher, Matthew R., (2012) Short-term nitrogen mineralization during transition from conventional to organic management is unchanged by composted dairy manure addition in perennial forage systems Org. Agr. 2 219-232

Busby, R, Stromberger, Mary E, Denight, M, Gebhart, D, Rodriguez, G, Paschke, Mark W, (2011) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi diversity associated with coexisting cheatgrass and big sagebrush communities Phytopathology 101 S23

Busby, Ryan R, Gebhart, Dick L, Stromberger, Mary E, Meiman, Paul, Paschke, Mark W, (2011) Early seral plant species' interactions with an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi community are highly variable Applied soil ecology 48 3 257–262

Azar, Masoud Negahban, Sharvelle, Sybil E, Stromberger, Mary E, Roesner, Larry A, (2010) "Long-term effects of graywater irrigation on soil quality in arid regions" 4109–4117

Busby, Ryan, Stromberger, Mary E, Gebhart, Dick, Paschke, Mark W, (2008) "Importance of Mycorrhizal Fungi in the Invasion and Persistence of Cheatgrass."

Ippolito, Jim, Stromberger, Mary E, Willett, Brittany, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Paschke, Mark W, (2007) Shifts in Shortgrass Steppe Soil Microbial Communities in Response to Biosolids and Water Treatment Residuals Co-Application.

Ippolito, Jim, Stromberger, Mary E, Willett, Brittany, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Paschke, Mark W, (2007) Shifts in Shortgrass Steppe Soil Microbial Communities in Response to Biosolids and Water Treatment Residuals Co-Application.

Sullivan, Tarah S, Stromberger, Mary E, Paschke, Mark W, Ippolito, Jim, (2006) Long-term impacts of infrequent biosolids applications on chemical and microbial properties of a semi-arid rangeland soil Biology and Fertility of Soils 42 3 258–266

Sullivan, Tarah S, Stromberger, Mary E, Paschke, Mark W, Ippolito, Jim, (2006) Long-term impacts of infrequent biosolids applications on chemical and microbial properties of a semi-arid rangeland soil Biology and Fertility of Soils 42 3 258–266

Sullivan, Tarah S, Stromberger, Mary E, Paschke, Mark W, (2006) Parallel shifts in plant and soil microbial communities in response to biosolids in a semi-arid grassland Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38 3 449–459

Ippolito, Jim, Stromberger, Mary E, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Bayley, Robin, (2006) "Water residuals and biosolids: effect of co-application on soil phosphorus" American Water Works Association

Bayley, Robin, Ippolito, Jim, Stromberger, Mary E, Barbarick, Kenneth A, (2005) Soil Organic Phosphorus Characterized by Indigenous Enzyme Assays.

Bayley, Robin, Ippolito, Jim, Stromberger, Mary E, Barbarick, Kenneth A, (2005) The Effect of Long-Term Water Treatment Residuals-Biosolids Co-Applications on Native Rangeland Soil Phosphorus–Year 2.