Tobias, T.B., E.C. Farrer, A. Rosales, R.L. Sinsabaugh, K.N. Suding, A. Porras-Alfaro. 2017. Seed-associated fungi in the alpine tundra: both mutualists and pathogens could impact plant recruitment. Fungal Ecology. 30:10-18.

Bueno de Mesquita, C.P., J.E. Knelman, A.J. King, E.C. Farrer, D.L. Porazinska, S.K. Schmidt, K.N. Suding. 2017. Plant colonization of moss-dominated soils in the alpine: microbial and biogeochemical implications. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 111:135-142.

Spotswood, E.N., P. Mariotte, E.C. Farrer, L. Nichols, K.N. Suding. 2017. Separating sources of density-dependent and density-independent establishment limitation in invading species. Journal of Ecology. 105(2):436-444.

Dudney, J., L.M. Hallett, L. Larios, E.C. Farrer, E.N. Spotswood, C. Stein, K.N. Suding. 2017. Lagging behind: have we overlooked previous-year rainfall effects in annual grasslands? Journal of Ecology. 105(2):484-495.

Mariotte, P., E.N. Spotswood, E.C. Farrer, K.N. Suding. 2017. Positive litter feedbacks of an introduced species reduce native diversity and promote invasion in Californian grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science. 20:28-39.

Farrer, E.C. and K.N. Suding. 2016. Teasing apart plant community responses to N enrichment: The roles of resource limitation, competition and soil microbes. Ecology Letters. 19(10):1287-1296.

Bueno de Mesquita, C.P., A.J. King, S.K. Schmidt, E.C. Farrer, K.N. Suding. 2016. Incorporating biotic factors in species distribution modeling: are interactions with soil microbes important? Ecography. 39:970-980.

Bechara, F.C., S.J. Dickens, E.C. Farrer, L. Larios, E.N. Spotswood, P. Mariotte, K.N. Suding. 2016. Neotropical rainforest restoration: comparing passive, plantation and nucleation approaches. Biodiversity and Conservation. 25(11):2021-2034.

Suding, K.N, E.C. Farrer, A.J. King, L. Kueppers, M. J. Spasojevic. 2015. Vegetation change at high elevation: scale dependence and interactive effects on Niwot Ridge. Plant Ecology and Diversity. 1-13.

Dean, S.L., E.C. Farrer, E.S. Menges. 2015. Fire effects on soil biogeochemistry in Florida Scrubby flatwoods. American Midland Naturalist. 174(1):49-64.

Farrer, E.C., I.W. Ashton, M.J. Spasojevic, S. Fu, D.J.X. Gonzalez, K.N. Suding. 2015. Indirect effects of global change accumulate to alter plant diversity but not ecosystem function in alpine tundra. Journal of Ecology. 103:351-360.
**Included in a 2016 Journal of Ecology Virtual Issue: Novel Ecosystems in the Anthropocene
**Included in a 2017 Journal of Ecology Virtual Issue: Plants in a changing world: global change and plant ecology

Dean, S.L, E.C. Farrer, A. Porras-Alfaro, K.N. Suding, R.L. Sinsabaugh. 2015. Assembly of root-associated bacteria communities: interactions between abiotic and biotic factors. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 7:102-110.

Schmidt, S.K., A.J. King, C.L. Meier, W.D. Bowman, E.C. Farrer, K.N. Suding, D.R. Nemergut. 2014. Plant-microbe interactions at multiple scales across a high-elevation landscape. Plant Ecology and Diversity. 1-10.

Formica, A., E.C. Farrer, I.W. Ashton, K.N. Suding. 2014. Shrub expansion over the past 62 years in Rocky Mountain alpine tundra: possible causes and consequences. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 46:616-631.

Hallett, L.M., J. S. Hsu, E.E. Cleland, S.L. Collins, T.L. Dickson, E.C. Farrer, L.A. Gherardi, K.L. Gross, R.J. Hobbs, L. Turnbull, and K. N. Suding. 2014. Biotic mechanisms of community stability shift along a precipitation gradient. Ecology. 95:163:1700.

Currie, W. S., D. E. Goldberg, J. Martina, R. Wildova, E. Farrer, and K. Elgersma. 2014. Emergence of nutrient-cycling feedbacks related to plant size and invasion success in a wetland community-ecosystem model. Ecological Modelling. 282:69-82.

Farrer, E.C., I.W. Ashton, J. Knape, and K.N. Suding. 2014. Separating direct and indirect effects of global change: a population dynamic modeling approach using readily available field data. Global Change Biology. 20:1238-1250.

Dean, S.L., E.C. Farrer, D.L. Taylor, A. Porras-Alfaro, K.N. Suding, R.L. Sinsabaugh. 2014. Nitrogen deposition alters plant-fungal relationships: linking belowground dynamics to aboveground vegetation change. Molecular Ecology. 23:1364-1378.

Farrer, E.C. and D.E. Goldberg. 2014. Mechanisms and reversibility of the effects of hybrid cattail on a Great Lakes marsh. Aquatic Botany. 116:35-43. 

Farrer, E.C., D.J. Herman, E. Franzova, T. Pham, and K.N. Suding. 2013. Nitrogen deposition, plant carbon allocation, and soil microbes: changing interactions due to enrichment. American Journal of Botany. 100:1458-1470.

Cleland, E.E., S.L. Collins, T.L. Dickson, E.C. Farrer, K.L. Gross, L.A. Gherardi, L.M. Hallett, R.J. Hobbs, J.S. Hsu, L. Turnbull, K.N. Suding. 2013. Sensitivity of grassland plant community composition to spatial vs. temporal variation in precipitation. Ecology. 94:1687-1696.

King, A.J., E.C. Farrer, K.N. Suding, S.K. Schmidt. 2012. Cooccurrence patterns of plants and soil bacteria in the high-alpine subnival zone track environmental harshness. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3:347.

Foxman, B., J. Wu, E.C. Farrer, D.E. Goldberg, J.G. Younger, C. Xi. 2012. Early development of bacterial community diversity in emergently placed urinary catheters. BMC Research Notes. 5:332.

Farrer, E.C. and D.E. Goldberg. 2011.  Patterns and mechanisms of conspecific and heterospecific interactions in a dry perennial grassland. Journal of Ecology. 99:265-276.

Farrer, E.C., D.E. Goldberg, and A.A. King. 2010.  Time lags and the balance of positive and negative interactions in driving grassland community dynamics. American Naturalist. 175(2):160-173.

Farrer, E.C. 2010. Plant-environment feedbacks in a native and invasive system. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Farrer, E.C.and D.E. Goldberg. 2009.  Litter drives ecosystem and plant community changes in cattail invasion. Ecological Applications. 19:398-412.
**Reviewed by Faculty of 1000, “Recommended”

Google Scholar Citations


Poster Presentations

Farrer, E.C. and K.N. Suding. 2012. Carbon allocation and soil microbes explain plant response to N deposition. LTER All Scientists Meeting.

Farrer, E.C. and D.E. Goldberg. 2009. Mechanisms and reversibility of effects of invasive cattail on native wetlands. Odum Conference, New York Invasive Species Research Institute, Rensselaerville, NY.

Farrer, E.C. and D.E. Goldberg. 2008. The balance of positive and negative interactions in driving community dynamics. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting.
**E. Lucy Braun Award for outstanding poster at ESA meeting

Farrer, E.C. and D.E. Goldberg. 2004. Cattail (Typha) invasion in three Great Lakes marshes: possible causes and consequences. American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Annual Meeting.