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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Selected Publications-Qin
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Environmental Science

1. Gao, S., B.D. Hanson, R. Qin, D. Wang, and S. Yates. 2011. Comparisons of Surface Sealing Methods to reduce fumigant emission loss. J. Environ. Qual. 40: 1480-1487.

2. Qin, R., S. Gao, H. Ajwa, D. Sullivan, D. Wang, and B.D. Hanson. 2011. Field evaluation of a new plastic film (Vapor Safe) to reduce fumigant emissions and improve distribution in soil. J. Environ. Qual. 40: 1195-1203.

3. Gao, S., T. Pflaum, and R. Qin. 2011. Trapping efficiency of 1,3-dichloropropene isomers by XAD-4 sorbent tubes for air sampling. Atmos. Environ. 45: 4322-4327.

4. Gao, S., B. Hanson, D. Wang, G. Brown, R. Qin, H.A. Ajwa, and S.R. Yates. 2011. Methods evaluated to minimize emissions from pre-plant soil fumigation. California Agriculture 65: 41-46.

5. Wang, D., S. Gao, R. Qin, and G. Browne. 2010. Lateral movement of soil fumigants 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin from treated agricultural fields. J. Environ. Qual. 39: 1800-1806.

6. Qin, R., S. Gao, H. Ajwa, B.D. Hanson, T.J. Trout, D. Wang, and M. Guo. 2009. Interactive effect of organic amendment and environmental factors on degradation of 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin in soil. J. Agric. Food Chem. 57: 9063-9070.

7. Wang, D., G. Browne, S. Gao, B. Hanson, J. Gerik, R. Qin, and N. Tharayil. 2009. Spot fumigation: Fumigant gas dispersion and emission characteristics. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 5783-5789. 

8. Gao, S., R. Qin, N. Tharayil, B.D. Hanson, T.J. Trout, and D. Wang. 2009. Effects of manure and water applications on 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin emission in a field trial. J. Agric. Food Chem. 57: 5428-5434.

9. Qin, R., S. Gao, D. Wang, B.D. Hanson, T.J. Trout, and H. Ajwa. 2009. Relative effect of soil moisture on emissions and distribution of 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin in soil columns. Atmos. Environ. 43: 2449-2455.

10. McDonald, J. A., S. Gao, R. Qin, B.D. Hanson, T.J. Trout, and D. Wang 2009. Effect of water seal on reducing 1,3-dichloropropene emissions from different textured soils. J. Environ. Qual. 38: 712-718.

11. Qin, R., S. Gao, J.A. McDonald, H. Ajwa, S. Shem-Tov, and D.A. Sullivan. 2008. Effect of plastic tarps over raised-beds and potassium thiosulfate in furrows on chloropicrin emissions from drip fumigated fields. Chemosphere 72: 558-563.

12. Gao, S., R. Qin, J.A. McDonald, B.D. Hanson, and T.J. Trout. 2008. Field tests of surface seals and soil treatments to reduce fumigant emissions from shank-injection of Telone C35. Sci. Total Environ. 405: 206-214.

13. McDonald, J.A., S. Gao, R. Qin, T.J. Trout, and B.D. Hanson 2008. Thiosulfate and manure amendment with water application and tarp on 1,3-Dichloropropene emission reductions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42: 398-402.

14. Qin, R., S. Gao, B.D. Hanson, J.A. McDonald, T.J. Trout, and H. Ajwa. 2007. The effect of drip application ammonium thiosulfate on fumigant degradation in soil columns. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55: 8193-8199.

Crop Protection

1. Jhala, A. J., S. Gao, J. S. Gerik, R. Qin, and B. D. Hanson. 2011. Effects of surface treatments and application shanks on nematode, pathogen and weed control with 1,3-dichloropropene. Pest Manag. Sci. (in press).

2. Hanson, B.D., S. Gao, J.S. Gerik, A. Shrestha, R. Qin, and J.A. McDonald. 2011. Effects of emission reduction surface seal treatments on pest control with shank-injected 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin. Crop Prot. 30:203-207.

Soil Fertility and Soil Reclamation

1. Qin, R., F. Chen, and J. Gao. 2011. Long-term application of chemical fertilizers and rice straw on soil aluminum toxicity. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 42:66-74.

2. Qin, R., and F. Chen. 2005. Amelioration of aluminum toxicity in red soil through the use of barnyard and green manure. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 36: 1875-1889.

3. Chen, Y., D. Chen, Y. You, J. Huang, and R. Qin 1999. The variations of red soil fertility and the available techniques of fertilization. Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science. 5(2): 115-121 (in Chinese).

4. Qin, R., and F. Chen. 1999. The toxicity of aluminum on some crops at seedling stage in hilly red soil of southern Hunan. Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Science. 5 (1): 50-56 (in Chinese).

5. Qin, R., and F. Chen. 1998. The effect of organic matter on high active aluminum of soil. Chinese Journal of Soil Science. 29(3): 111-112 (in Chinese).

6. Qin, R., and F. Chen. 1997. The effects of long term planting forage on aluminum toxicity in red soil. Soil Fertilizer. No.5: 37-39 (in Chinese).  

7. Chen, F., and R. Qin. 1996. The exchangeable aluminum distribution of hilly red soil in southern Hunan. Soil. 28(6): 295-297 (in Chinese).

8. Qin, R., and F. Chen. 1996. Aluminum detoxification with low-molecule organic acid in red soil. Soil Fertilizer. No. 5: 12-14 (in Chinese).

Plant Physiology and Agronomy

1. Qin, R., Y. Hirano, and I. Brunner. 2007. Exudation of organic acid anions from poplar roots after exposure to Al, Cu and Zn. Tree Physiol. 27: 313-320.

2. Qin, R., P. Stamp, and W. Richner. 2006. Impact of tillage on maize rooting in a Cambisol and Luvisol in Switzerland. Soil Till. Res. 85: 50-61.

3. Qin, R., P. Stamp, and W. Richner. 2005. Impact of tillage and banded starter fertilizer on maize root growth in the top 25 cm of the soil. Agron. J. 97: 674-683.

4. Qin, R., P. Stamp, and W. Richner. 2004. Impact of tillage on root systems of winter wheat. Agron. J. 96: 1523-1530.

5. Gao, J., D. Qin, H. Shen, and R. Qin 2000. The study on the cultivation technique for the high yield of triticale in winter fallow paddy field of Hunan. Tillage and Cultivation. No. 5: 8-9 (in Chinese).

Publications - Book Chapters & Dissertation:

1. Ajwa, H., W.J. Ntow, R. Qin, and S. Gao 2010. Properties of Soil Fumigants and Their Fate in the Environment. p. 315-330. In R. Krieger (ed). Hayes’ Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology, Third edition, Volume 1, Elsevier Inc.

2. Qin, R. 2003. Morphology and distribution of fully developed root systems of wheat and maize as affected by tillage systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland.

3. Qin, R. 1995. Aluminum toxicity and its detoxification with organic materials in hilly red soil of Southern Hunan. M.S. Thesis, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, China (in Chinese).

4. Gao, J., and R. Qin 1998. Experiment on triticale introduction in winter fallow paddy field of southern Hunan. p. 79-82. In M. Xu, J. Zhang, S. Wen (eds.) The Introduction, Planting and Utilization of Forage on Red Soil Hilly Region. Chinese Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, China (in Chinese).

5. Xu, M., S. Wen, and R. Qin 1998. Forage adaptability to soil acidity and its application. p. 91-97. In M. Xu, J. Zhang, S. Wen (eds.) The Introduction, Planting and Utilization of Forage on Red Soil Hilly Region. Chinese Agricultural Science and Technology Press, Beijing, China (in Chinese).

Presentations:

1. Qin, R., and S. Gao. 2011. The fate of alternative soil fumigants to methyl bromide. AGU Fall Meeting 2011. San Francisco, CA, USA. Dec. 5-9, 2011.

2. Gao, S., R. Qin, A. Cabrera, B. Hanson, J. Gerik, D. Wang, and G. Browne. 2011. Application of low permeability tarp in perennial field fumigation. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

3. Qin, R., S. Gao, and H. Ajwa. 2011. Fumigant degradation as affected by different application rate in five soils. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

4. Cabrera, J.A., B.D. Hanson, M.J.M. Abit, J.S. Gerik, S. Gao, R. Qin, and D. Wang. 2011. Efficacy of 1,3-dichloropropene plus chloropicrin reduced rates under two different tarps against nematodes, pathogens and weeds. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

5. Hanson, B., S. Gao, J. Gerik, D. Wang, R. Qin, J.A. Cabrera, A.J. Jhala, and M.J.M. Abit. 2011. MB alternatives for the California perennial nursery industry – a PAW project update. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

6. Gao, S., R. Qin, H. Ajwa, D. Sullivan, M. Stanghellini. 2011. TIF tarp on emission and fumigant movement in an 8-acre field. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

7. Qin, R., S. Gao, J.E. Thomas, D.W. Dickson, H. Ajwa, and  D. Wang. 2011. Fumigant emissions affected by bed design and other factors in fields tarped with low permeability films.  ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2011 International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX, USA, Oct. 16-19.

8. Gao, S., R. Qin, A. Cabrera, J. Gerik, B. Hanson, and D. Wang. 2011. Issues and Management in Using Low Permeability Tarps to Reduce Emission from Broadcast Soil Fumigation. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2011 International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX, USA, Oct. 16-19.

9. Qin, R., S. Gao, H. Ajwa, D. Sullivan, and D. Wang. 2010. Evaluation of totally impermeable film for fumigant emissions reduction. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Long Beach, CA, USA.

10. Gao, S., R. Qin, A. Cabrera, B. Hanson, and D. Wang. 2010. Potential of using low permeability tarp to reduce emissions and application rates in soil fumigation. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, Long Beach, CA, USA.

11. Hanson, B., S. Gao, J. Gerik, D. Wang, R. Qin, A. Cabrera, and A. Jhala. 2010. Pacific Area-Wide Program: Current Status of the California Perennial Nursery Sector. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 1-5.

12. Qin, R., and S. Gao. 2010. Effect of soil moisture on emission and distribution of fumigants in different textured soils. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 1-5.

13. Qin, R., S. Gao, B.D. Hanson, D. Wang, and H. Ajwa. 2009. Effect of soil moisture on fumigant emissions from a loam soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Nov. 1-5.

14. Gao, S., R. Qin, B. Hanson, and D. Wang 2009. Strategies for minimizing emissions from soil fumigation in a perennial nurseries. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, Nov. 1-5.

15. Gao, S., R. Qin, B. Hanson, D. Wang, G. Browne, and J. Gerik. 2009. Measurement and assessment of field emission reductions. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 10-13.

16. Hanson, B., S. Gao, J. Gerik, R. Qin, and D. Wang 2009. Perennial crop nursery sector progress –pacific area-wide program for mb alternatives. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 10-13.

17. Wang, D., J. Gerik, S. Gao, B. Hanson, R. Qin, G. Browne, and S. Vasquez. 2009. Alternatives to methyl bromide soil fumigation for vineyard replant. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 10-13.

18. Qin, R., S. Gao, B.D. Hanson, D. Wang, and J. Gerik. 2008. Shank designs and soil surface treatments on 1,3-d emissions in a nursery field trial. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

19. Qin, R., S. Gao, and H. Ajwa. 2008. Low permeable tarps reduce emissions from drip-applied InLine in a strawberry field trial. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

20. Gao, S., R. Qin, N. Tharayil, B. Hanson, J. Gerik, and D. Wang. 2008. Emissions of 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin from soils with manure amendment and post-fumigation water treatment. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

21. Gao, S., D. Wang, T. Pflaum, R. Qin, B. Hanson, G. Browne, H. Ajwa, andS. Yates. 2008. Dynamic flux chamber systems for fumigant emission measurements. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

22. Wang, D., N. Tharayil, R. Qin, S. Gao, and B. Hanson. 2008. Reducing 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin emissions with subsurface drip and virtually impermeable film. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

23. Wang, D., S. Gao, J. Gerik, B. Hanson, N. Tharayil, R. Qin, G. Browne, C. Smith, K. Klonsky, B. Westerdahl, S. Vasquez, and S. Yates. 2008. Methyl bromide alternatives for vineyard replant – assessment of control efficacy, fumigant movement, and crop response. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

24. Hanson, B.D., S. Gao, J. Gerik, D. Wang, and R. Qin. 2008. Pest control with California approved nursery stock certification 1,3-d treatments. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 11-14.

25. Qin, R., S. Gao, and H. Ajwa. 2008. Performance of low permeable tarps on reducing 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin emissions in a strawberry field trial. 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS, Houston, TX, USA, Oct. 5-9.

26. Wang, D., N. Tharayil1, R. Qin, S. Gao, B. Hanson, J. Gerik, and G. Browne. 2008. Dispersion of reactive fumigant gases in soil. 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS, Houston, TX, USA, Oct. 5-9.

27. Qin, R., S. Gao, H. Ajwa, T.J. Trout, and D. Wang. 2007. Effects of organic amendment on degradation of 1,3-dichloropropene and chloropicrin in soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, USA, Nov. 4-8.

28. Qin, R., S. Gao, T. Trout, D. Wang, and H. Ajwa 2007. Effect of soil moisture on emissions and distributions of fumigants in columns. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 29- Nov. 1.

29. Qin, R., S. Gao, J. McDonald, H. Ajwa, S. Shem-Tov, and D. Sullivan. 2007.  Plastic films on controlling chloropicrin emissions in a strawberry field trial. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 29- Nov. 1.

30. Gao, S., R. Qin, J. McDonald, B. Hanson, and T. Trout. 2007. Field tests on emission reduction methods from Telone C35 application. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, San Diego, CA, USA, Oct. 29- Nov. 1.

31. Qin, R., J. McDonald, S. Gao, B. Hanson, H. Ajwa, and T. Trout 2006. The effect of ammonium thiosulfate on reducing fumigant concentration under high surface barrier. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 6-9.

32. McDonald, J., R. Qin, S. Gao, and T. Trout 2006. Reduction of fumigant emissions using chemical and organic amendments. Ann. Int. Res. Conf. on MeBr Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, Orlando, FL, USA, Nov. 6-9.

33. Qin, R., Y. Hirano, and I. Brunner. 2005. Patterns of organic acid exudates of poplar roots as affected by aluminium or copper stress. “ACID RAIN 2005” 7th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Prague, Czech Republic, June 12-17.

34. Qin, R., Y. Hirano, and I. Brunner. 2004. Root exudation of poplar under aluminium stress. Workshop of the COST E 38 “Woody Root Processes under a Changing Environment”, Thessalonoki, Greece, Oct. 27-30.

35. Qin, R., P. Stamp, and W. Richner. 2004. Root morphology of maize as affected by tillage systems and banded starter fertilizer in the topsoil. “Rhizosphere Congress 2004”, Munich, Germany, Sept. 12-17.

36. Qin, R., P. Stamp, and W. Richner. 2002. Distribution of maize root systems as affected by tillage systems and banded starter fertilizer. VII Congress of European Society for Agronomy, Cordoba, Spain, July 15-18.


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