Kansas State University


Konza Prairie Biological Station


Long Term Ecological Research



Jayne L. Jonas


Jonas, J.L., A. Joern, W.Wolesensky. In preparation. Weather affects grasshopper population growth rates in a North American continental grassland – to a degree.

Loaiza, V., J.L. Jonas, A.Joern. In preparation. Local distributions of grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) respond to foliar nitrogen but not phosphorus in native grassland.

Jonas, J.L., A. Joern. In preparation. Long-term nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization affects above- and belowground invertebrate communities and food web linkages.

Jonas, J.L., A. Joern. In review. Host plant selection is a primary means of nutrient regulation in a mixed-feeding insect herbivore. Ecology.

Jonas, J.L., A. Joern. In review. Host plant quality alters grass:forb consumption by a mixed-feeding insect herbivore, Melanoplus bivittatus (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Ecological Entomology.

Loaiza, V., J.L. Jonas, A. Joern. In review. Does dietary-P affect feeding and performance in the mixed-feeding grasshopper Melanoplus bivittatus. Environmental Entomology.

Jonas, J.L., A. Joern. 2007. Grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) communities respond to fire, bison grazing and weather in North American tallgrass prairie: A long-term study. Oecologia 153(3):699-711.

Jonas, J.L., G.W.T. Wilson, P.M. White, A. Joern. 2007. Consumption of mycorrhizal and saprophytic fungi by Collembola in grassland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39(10):2594-2602.

Borgmann-Ingwersen, M., J. Jonas. 2003. The vascular plant community composition of three fens in the sandhills of Nebraska. Pps. 164 – 173 In Proceedings of the 18th North American Prairie Conference. S. Fore, Ed. Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.

Jonas, J., M.R. Whiles, R.E. Charlton. 2002. Aboveground invertebrate responses to land management differences in a central Kansas grassland. Environmental Entomology 31: 1142-1152.