In press

Evans, RD, RA Gill, V Eviner and V Bailey. Soil and belowground processes. In: Briske, D (editor) Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management, and Challenges. Springer.

Eviner, VT. 2016. Grasslands. In: Mooney, HA and E Zavaleta (editors). Ecosystems of California. University of Californa Press. pp. 449-477.Link to page proof draft Link to purchase book

Ryals, R, VT Eviner, C Stein, KN Suding, and WL Silver. 2016. Grassland compost amendments increase forage production without changing plant communities. Ecosphere 7: e01270. Link to publication

Ricca, MA, AK Miles, DH Van Vuren, and VT Eviner. 2016. Impacts of introduced Rangifer on maritime-tundra ecosystem processes of sub-arctic islands. Ecosphere 7: e01219.Link to publication


Roche, LM, TK Schohr, JD Derner, MN Lubell, BB Cutts, E Kachergis, VT Eviner, and KW Tate. 2015. Sustaining working rangelands: insights from rancher decision-making. Rangeland Ecology & Management 68: 383-389. Link to publication

Carey, CJ, JM Breman, VT Eviner, CM Malmstrom, and SC Hart. 2015. Soil microbial community structure is unaltered by plant invasion, vegetation clipping, and nitrogen fertilization in experimental semi-arid grasslands. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6:466. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00466 Link to publication


Standish, RJ, RJ Hobbs, MM Mayfield, BT Bestelmeyer, KN Suding, LL Battaglia, V Eviner, CV Hawkes, VM Temperton, VA Cramer, JA Harris, JL Funk, and PA Thomas. 2014. Resilience in ecology: abstraction, distraction, or where the action is? Biological Conservation 177: 43-51.Link to publication

Kachergis, E, JD Derner, BB Cutts, LM Roche, VT Eviner, MN Lubell, and KW Tate. 2014. Increasing flexibility in rangeland management during drought. Ecosphere 5: Article 77.Link to publication

Chapin, FS, and VT Eviner. 2014. Biogeochemical interactions governing terrestrial net primary production. In: Karl, DM and WH Schlesinger, editors. Treatise on geochemistry. Volume 10: Biogeochemistry. 2nd edition. Elsevier BV. Amsterdam, Netherlands. pp 189-216Link to publication

Eviner, VT. 2014. Effects of weather variation on species composition and production in California's grasslands. Grasslands 24:2-5. Link to publication

Eviner, VT. 2014. Database of management trials to provide site-specific tools for more effective management. California Invasive Plant Council News 22:10-14. Link to publication


Cobb, RC, VT Eviner, and DM Rizzo. 2013. Mortality and community changes drive sudden oak death impacts on litterfall and soil nitrogen cycling. New Phytologist. 200:422-431. Link to abstract (email for full publication)

Hawkes, CV, KN Kivlin, J Du and VT Eviner. 2013. The temporal development and additivity of plant-soil feedback in perennial grasses. Plant and Soil 369:141-150.Link to publication

Grogan, P, V Eviner, and S Hobbie. 2013. The qualities and impacts of a great mentor- and how to improve your mentoring. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 94: 170-176.Link to publication

Eviner, VT, J Heraty, J Baty, C Malmstrom, and K Rice. 2013. Impacts of native vs. exotic grassland vegetation. California Invasive Plant Council News. 21: 13-14.Link to publication

Eviner, VT. 2013. Database of management trials to provide site-specific tools for more effective restoration. Grasslands 23: 10-11.Link to publication


Eviner, VT and CV Hawkes. 2012. The effects of plant-soil feedbacks on invasive plants: mechanisms and potential management options. In: Monaco and Sheley (eds). Invasive Plant Ecology and Management: Linking Processes to Practice. CABI, pp 122-141. Link to page proofs

Baer, SG, L Heneghan, and VT Eviner. 2012. Applying soil ecological knowledge to restore ecosystem services. In: Wall, DH, RD Bardgett, V Behan-Pelletier, JE Herrick, H Jones, K Ritz, J Six, DR Strong and WH van der Putten (editors). Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Oxford University Press, UK. pp 377-393.Link to page proofs draft

Eviner, VT, K Garbach, J Baty and S Hoskinson. 2012. Measuring the effects of invasive plants on ecosystem services: challenges and prospects. Invasive Plant Science and Management 5:125-136.Link to publication

Treseder, KK, TC Balser, MA Bradford, EL Brodie, EA Dubinsky, VT Eviner, KS Hofmockel, JT Lennon, UY Levine, BJ MacGregor, J Pett-Ridge and MP Waldrop. 2012. Integrating microbial ecological into ecosystem models: challenges and priorities. Biogeochemistry 109:7-18.Link to publication


Eviner, VT, SA Hoskinson and CV Hawkes. 2010. Ecosystem impacts of exotic plants can feed back to increase invasion in western US rangelands. Rangelands 31:21-31.Link to publication

Silver, W, B Ryles and VT Eviner.2010 . Soil carbon pools in California’s annual grassland ecosystems. Rangeland Ecology and Management 63:128-136. Link to publication


Eviner, VT and CV Hawkes. 2008. Embracing variability in the application of plant-soil interactions to the restoration of communities and ecosystems. Restoration Ecology 16(4):713-729.Link to publication

Cornwell, W, H Cornelissen, K Amatangelo, E Dorrepaal, V. Eviner, O Godoy, S Hobbie, B Hoorens, H Kurokawa, N Perez-Harguindeguy, H Quested, L Santiago, D Wardle, I Wright, R Aerts, S Allison, P van Bodegom, V Brovkin, A Chatain, T Callaghan, S Diaz, E Garnier, D Gurvich, E Kazakou, J Klein, J Read, P Reich, N Soudzilovskaia, M Vaieretti, M Westoby. 2008. Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide. Ecology Letters 11:1065-107.Link to publication

Ostfeld, R,  F Keesing, VT Eviner 2008. Cary Conference XI: Infectious disease ecology: the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems. Princeton University Press.Link to purchase book

Chapin, FS, CA Brewer, VT Eviner, DS Keebler, DR Magness, LM Talbot, BA Wilcox.2008. Disease effects on landscape and regional systems: a resilience framework. in R Ostfeld, F Keesing, V Eviner (eds) Cary Conference XI: Infectious disease ecology: the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems. Princeton University Press. pp 284-303.Link to publication

Eviner, VT and GE Likens. 2008. Effects of disease on biogeochemical cycling. in R Ostfeld, F Keesing, V Eviner (eds) Cary Conference XI: Infectious disease ecology: the effects of ecosystems on disease and of disease on ecosystems. Princeton University Press. pp. 260-283.Link to publication


Eviner, VT and MK Firestone. 2007. Mechanisms determining patterns of nutrient dynamics. In: M Stromberg , J. Corbin, and C D’Antonio (eds.)  Ecology and management of California grasslands. pp. 94-106.Link to publication

Uriarte, M, H Ewing, VT Eviner, K Weathers. 2007. Scientific culture, diversity and society: suggestions for the development and adoption of a broader value system in science. Bioscience 57: 71-78.Link to publication


Eviner, VT, FS Chapin III, CE Vaughn. 2006. Seasonal variations in plant species effects on soil N and P dynamics. Ecology. 87: 974-986.Link to publication

Strayer, DL, VT Eviner, JM Jeschke, M Pace. 2006. Understanding the long-term effects of species invasions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 21:645-651.Link to publication

Uriarte, M, K Weathers, and V Eviner. 2006. Power clashes limit science and reflect archaic values. Nature 439:18.Link to publication


Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2005. Selective gopher disturbance influences plant species effects on nitrogen cycling. Oikos. 109: 154-166. Link to publication

Canals, RM, VT Eviner, DJ Herman, FS Chapin III. 2005.  Plant colonizers shape early N dynamics in gopher mounds. Plant and Soil 276:327-334.Link to publication

Smith, MF, VT Eviner, KC Weathers, M Uriarte, H Ewing, J Jeschke, P Groffman, CG Jones. 2005. Creating individual awareness about responsible conduct in research. Journal of Research Administration 36:21-25.Link to publication


Eviner,VT. 2004. Plant traits that influence ecosystem processes vary independently among species. Ecology. 85: 2215-2229.Link to publication


Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2003.  Gopher-plant-fungal interactions affect establishment of an invasive grass. Ecology 84: 120-128.Link to publication

Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2003. Functional matrix: A conceptual framework for predicting multiple plant  effects on ecosystem processes. Annual Reviews in Ecology, Evolution  and Systematics. 34:455-485. Link to publication

Moldan, F, S Seitzinger, V Eviner, J Galloway, X Han, M Keller, P Nannipieri, W Smith, H Tiessen. 2003. Potential for deliberate management of element interactions to address major environmental issues. In: Interactions of the major biogeochemical cycles: Global change and human impacts. JM Melillo, CB Field, and B Moldan(eds). Island Press, Washington. pp.93-114.Link to publication

Eviner,VT and FS Chapin III. 2003. Biogeochemical interactions and biodiversity. In Interactions of the major biogeochemical cycles: Global change and human impacts (ed. JM Melillo, CB Field, and B Moldan). Island Press, Washington. pp. 151-173.Link to publication

Chapin, FS III, and VT Eviner. 2003. Biogeochemistry of Terrestrial Net Primary Production. In: Treatise on Geochemistry. Volume 9: Biogeochemistry. editor WH Schlesinger. Elsevier. pp. 215-247.Link to publication

Partnerships in Conservation and Agriculture, a review of Jackson and Jackson (ed), "The farm as a natural habitat: reconnecting food systems with ecosystems". Ecology 84: 272-273. Link to publication


Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2002. The influence of plant species, fertilization, and elevated CO2 on soil aggregate stability. Plant and Soil 246: 211-219.Link to publication

Rillig, MC, SF Wright, and VT Eviner. 2002. The role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and glomalin in soil aggregation: comparing effects of five plant species. Plant and Soil, 238: 325-333.Link to publication


Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2001. Animals and fungi can affect goatgrass establishment.   California Agriculture, 55: 53. Link to publication

Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 2001. Plant species provide vital ecosystem functions for sustainable agriculture, rangeland management, and restoration. California Agriculture, 55: 54-59. Link to publication


Eviner, VT, FS Chapin III and CE Vaughn. 2000. Nutrient manipulations in terrestrial systems. In: Sala, OE, RB Jackson, HA Mooney, RW Howarth (Editors) Methods in ecosystem science. Springer-Verlag, New York. pp. 289-307. Link to publication

Chapin, FS III, ES  Zavaleta, VT  Eviner, RL Naylor, PM Vitousek, HL Reynolds, DU Hooper, S Lavorel, OE Sala, SE Hobbie, MC Mack and S Diaz. 2000. Consequences of changing biodiversity. Nature 405: 234-242. Link to publication


Eviner, VT and FS Chapin III. 1997. The nitrogen cycle: plant-microbial interactions. Nature 385: 26-27. Link to publication


Lin, HJ, V Eviner, GC Prendergast, E White. 1995. Activited H-ras rescues E1A-induced apoptosis and cooperates with E1A to overcome p53-dependent growth arrest. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 15: 4536-4544. Link to publication

Sakamuro, D, V Eviner, KJ Elliott, L Showe, E White, and GC Prendergast. 1995. c-Myc induces apoptosis in epithelial cells by both p53-dependent and p53-independent mechanisms. Ongogene 11: 4211-18. Link to abstract