Kate  Lajtha
Kate Lajtha
Professor, Biogeochemistry
OSU Campus
Department of Crop and Soil Science
3059 Ag Life Sciences Bldg
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
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Biography

Education:

Ph.D. 1986, Duke University
B.A., 1979, Harvard University

I accept graduate students for Crop and Soil Science

Publications

Sollins, P., M. Kramer, M. Kleber, K. Lajtha, C. Swanston, T. Filley, A. Aufdenkampe, R. Wagai, R. Bowden.  2009. Organic C and N stabilization across soils of contrasting mineralogy: further evidence from sequential density fractionation.  Biogeochemistry 96: 209-231.

Cairns, M. A., K. Lajtha and P. A. Beedlow 2009.  Carbon and nitrogen losses from forests of the Oregon Cascades over a successional gradient.  Plant and Soil 318:185–196

Kramer, M.G., K. Lajtha, G. Thomas, P. Sollins.  2009. Contamination effects on soil density fractions from high N or C content sodium polytungstate  Biogeochemistry 92:177–181

Crow, S. E., K. Lajtha, T. R. Filley, C. W. Swanston, R. D. Bowden, and B. A. Caldwell. 2009. Sources of plant-derived carbon and stability of organic matter in soil: implications for global change. Global Change Biology 15:2003-2019.

Crow, S.E., K. Lajtha, J. Brant, B. Caldwell, Y. Yano, R. D. Bowden, and E. Sulzman.  2009. Increased coniferous needle inputs accelerate decomposition of soil organic matter in an old-growth forest.  Forest Ecology and Management 258 (2009) 2224–2232.