Oregon State UniversityDept. of Crop and Soil Science3017 Agric Life Sci Bldg.Corvallis, OR 97331USA
Phone: (541) 737-5737Fax: (541) 737-5725Primary Email:
Official position at address above:
Professor, Soil Science (Adjunct)
Educational Institutions attended:
Ph.D., 1984, Microbiology, Michigan State University, East LansingMS, 1979, Soil Science, Washington State University, PullmanBS, 1977, Forestry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Soil microbiology, forest soils, nitrogen cycling, Frankia, microbial diversity
Current Research Projects/Activities:
Microbial Observatory--exploring links between the diversity of soil microorganisms and nitrogen cycling processes
Carbon and Nutrient Dynamics --- Associate
Soils --- Associate
Boyle, Stephanie A.; Yarwood, Rockie R.; Bottomley, Peter J.; Myrold, David D. 2008. Bacterial and fungal contributions to soil nitrogen cycling under Douglas fir and red alder at two sites in Oregon. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40: 443-451.
(Pub No: 4340)
Myrold, David D.; Posavatz, Nancy Ritchie. 2007. Potential importance of bacteria and fungi in nitrate assimilation in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39: 1737-1743.
(Pub No: 4356)
Brant, Justin B.; Sulzman, Elizabeth W.; Myrold, David D. 2006. Microbial community utilization of added carbon substrates in response to long-term carbon input manipulation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38 : 2219-2232.
(Pub No: 4195)
Boyle, Stephanie A.; Rich, Jeremy J.; Bottomley, Peter J.; Cromack, Kermit Jr.; Myrold, David D. 2006. Reciprocal transfer effects on denitrifying community composition and activity at forest and meadow sites in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon . Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 38: 870-878 .
(Pub No: 4196)
Brant, Justin B.; Myrold, David D.; Sulzman, Elizabeth W. 2006. Root controls on soil microbial community structure in forest soils. Oecologia. 148(4): 650-659.
(Pub No: 4216)
Bottomley, P. J.; Yarwood, R. R.; Kageyama, S. A.; Waterstripe, K. E.; Williams, M. A.; Cromack, K. Jr.; Myrold, D. D. 2006. Responses of soil bacterial and fungal communities to reciprocal transfers of soil between adjacent coniferous forest and meadow vegetation in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Plant Soil. 289: 35-45.
(Pub No: 4230)
Bottomley, P. J.; Taylor, A. E.; Boyle, S. A.; McMahon, S. K.; Rich, J. J.; Cromack, K. Jr.; Myrold, D. D. 2004. Responses of nitrification and ammonia-oxidizing bacteria to reciprocal transfers of soil between adjacent coniferous forest and meadow vegetation in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. Microbial Ecology. 48: 500-508.
(Pub No: 3875)
Hicks, William T.; Harmon, Mark E.; Myrold, David D. 2003. Substrate controls on nitrogen fixation and respiration in woody debris from the Pacific Northwest, USA . Forest Ecology and Management. 176: 25-35.
(Pub No: 2829)
Rich, J. J.; Heichen, R. S.; Bottomley, P. J.; Cromack, K. Jr. ; Myrold, D. D. 2003. Community composition and functioning of denitrifying bacteria from adjacent meadow and forest soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69(10): 5974-5982.
(Pub No: 3676)
Mintie, A. T.; Heichen, R. S.; Cromack, K. Jr.; Myrold, D. D.; Bottomley, P. J. 2003. Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria along meadow-to-forest transects in the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69(6): 3129-3136.
(Pub No: 3781)
Jeong, Soon-Chun; Myrold, David D. 2001. Population size and diversity of Frankia in soils under Ceanothus velutinus and Douglas-fir stands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 33: 931-941.
(Pub No: 4355)
Swanston, C. W.; Myrold, D. D. 1998. Evaluation of the stem injection technique and subsequent 15N partitioning in red alder crowns. Plant and Soil. 198: 63-69.
(Pub No: 2517)
Swanston, Christopher W.; Myrold, David D. 1997. Incorporation of nitrogen from decomposing red alder leaves into plants and soil of a recent clearcut in Oregon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 27: 1496-1502.
(Pub No: 2481)
Hart, Stephen C.; Nason, G. E.; Myrold, David D.; Perry, David A. 1994. Dynamics of gross nitrogen transformations during long-term incubation of an old-growth forest soil: the carbon connection. Ecology. 75(4): 880-891.
(Pub No: 1454)
Vermes, Jean-Francois; Myrold, David D. 1992. Denitrification in forest soils of Oregon. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 22: 504-512.
(Pub No: 2559)
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