Yaniria Sánchez de León, Ph.D. 
 
Publications
Peer-reviewed publications

Sánchez-de León, Y.
, J. Lugo-Pérez, D.H. Wise, J.D. Jastrow, M.A. González-Meler. 2014. Aggregate formation and carbon sequestration by earthworms in soil from a temperate forest exposed to elevated atmospheric CO2: A microcosm experiment. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 68: 223-230.

Sánchez-de León, Y., and J. Johnson-Maynard. 2013. Ecosystem carbon storage and cycling in restored and native grasslands of the Palouse region. Soil Science Society of America Journal 77: 929-940.

Sánchez-de León, Y.
, and J. Johnson-Maynard. 2009. Dominance of an invasive earthworm in native and non-native grassland ecosystems. Biological Invasions 11:1393-1401.


Donovan, S., C. Looney, T. Hanson, Y. Sánchez-de León, M. Jennings, J.D. Wulfhorst, S. Eigenbrode, J. Johnson-Maynard, and N. Bosque-Perez. 2009. Reconciling social and biological needs in an endangered ecosystem: The Palouse as a model for bioregional planning. Ecology and Society 14: 9.


Hanson, T., Sánchez-de León, Y., J. Johnson-Maynard, and S. Brunsfeld. 2008. The influence of soil and site characteristics on Palouse prairie plant communities. Western North American Naturalist 68: 231-240.


Sánchez-de León, Y.,
E. de Melo, G. Soto, J. Johnson-Maynard, and J. Lugo-Perez.  2006.  Earthworm populations, microbial biomass and production in different experimental coffee agroforestry management systems. Caribbean Journal of Science 42: 397 - 409.


Dechaine, J., H. Ruan, Y. Sánchez-de León, and X. Zou. 2005. Correlation between earthworm abundance and plant litter decomposition in a tropical wet forest of Puerto Rico.  Pedobiologia 49: 601 - 607.


Sánchez-de León, Y.,
and X. Zou. 2004.  Plant influences on native and exotic earthworms during secondary succession in old tropical pastures. Pedobiologia, 48: 215 - 226.


Sánchez-de León, Y.
, X. Zou, H. Ruan, and S. Borges. 2003.  Recovery of native earthworms in abandoned tropical pastures. Conservation Biology 17: 999 - 1006.
Outreach publication

Sánchez de León, Y.
Submitted to Alborada on August 2013. Investigación científica como parte de la experiencia académica a nivel sub-graduado. Universidad de Puerto Rico en Utuado.

Looney, C. and Y. Sánchez-de León. (editors). 2008. Views of the Palouse.  PRFC, Moscow, Idaho. Informative CD-ROM.


Publications in preparation

Sánchez-de León, Y., González-Meler, M.A., Lugo-Pérez, J., Wise, D.H., Norby, R., James, S. (in preparation).  Increased earthworm densities in response to fine root NPP in a forest exposed to elevated CO2.
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