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Bennett, E.R., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S., Shields Jr, F.D., Drouillard, K.D., Schulz, R. 2005. Vegetated agricultural drainage ditches for the mitigation of pyrethroid associated runoff. Journal of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 24(9):2121-2127.

Bennett, E.R., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., and Smith, S. Jr.  Method for the simultaneous method for the extraction and analysis of two current use pesticides, atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin, in sediment and aquatic plants.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 64:825-833.  2000. 

Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Moore, M.T., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2007. Assessment of diazinon toxicity in sediment and water of constructed wetlands using deployed corbicula fluminea and laboratory testing. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 53(2):174-182.

Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Moore, M.T., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2006. Hydroponic uptake of atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin in Juncus effusus and Ludwigia peploides. Chemosphere. Vol 65/6 pp 1049-1057.

Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Moore, M.T., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2005. Evaluated fate and effects of atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin in vegetated and unvegetated microcosms. Environmental Toxicology. 20:487-498.

Bouldin, J.L., Milam, C.D., Farris, J., Moore, M.T., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2004. Evaluating toxicity of ASANA XL (Esfenvalerate) amendments in agricultural ditch mesocosms. Chemosphere. 56(7): 677-683.

Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M. 2004. Vegetative and structural characteristics of agricultural drainage in the Mississippi Delta landscape. Environmental Pollution. 132(3):403-411.

Burkepile, D.E., Moore, M.T., and Holland, M.M.  Effects of diazinon on non-target aquatic organisms.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 64:114-121.  2000.

Cooper, C.M., Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Smith Jr., S., Farris, J.L., Milam, C.D., Shields, Jr., F.D. 2004. Innovative uses of vegetated drainage ditches for reducing agricultural runoff. Water Science and Technology. v. 49. p. 117-123.

Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S., Moore, M.T. 2003. Surface water, ground water and sediment quality in three oxbow lake watersheds in the Mississippi Delta agricultural region: Pesticides. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 29:171-184.

Cooper, C.M., Moore, M.T. 2003. Wetland and agriculture. In: Holland, M.M., Blood, E.R. and Shaffer, L.R., editors. Achieving Sustainable Freshwater Systems: A web of connections. Washington, D.C.: Island Press. p. 221-235.

Cooper, C.M., Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Smith, S. Jr., and Farris, J.L.  Alternative environmental benefits of agricultural drainage ditches.  Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 28:1678-1682.  2002. 

Dabney, S.M., Moore, M.T., Locke, M.A. 2006. Integrated management of in-field, edge-of-field, and after-field buffers. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 42(1): 15-24

Deaver, E., Moore, M. T., Cooper, C. M., Knight, S. S. 2005. Efficiency of three aquatic macrophytes in mitigating nutrient runoff. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 31(1):1-7.

Greenway, S.L., Moore, M.T., Farris, J.L., and Rhoton, F.E.  Effects of fluidized gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum on non-target freshwater and sediment dwelling organisms.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.  86(5):480-483. 2011.

Knight, S.S., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Moore, M.T., Smith Jr, S., Shields Jr, F.D. 2009. Mississippi Oxbow Lake Sediment Quality During an Artificial Flood. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 82(4): 496-500. DOI 10.1007/s00128-009-9653-4 [on line].

Kröger, R., Moore, M.T., and Brandt,  J.R.  Current and past-use pesticide prevalence in drainage ditches in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley.  Pest Management Science. 68:303-312. 2012.

Kröger, R., Pierce, S.C., Littlejohn, K.A., Moore, M.T., and Farris, J.L.  Decreasing nitrate-N loads to coastal ecosystems with innovative drainage management strategies in agricultural landscapes:  An experimental approach.  Agricultural Water Management.  103:162-166. 2012.

Kröger, R., Moore, M.T., and Farris, J.L.  Concentrated standing tailwater:  A mechanism for nutrient delivery to downstream aquatic ecosystems.  Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology Part B 1:773-777. 2011.

Kröger, R., Moore, M.T., Farris, J.L., and Gopolan, M.  Evidence for the use of low-grade weirs in drainage ditches to improve nutrient reductions from agriculture.  Water Air & Soil Pollution. 221:223-234.  2011.

Kröger, R. and Moore, M.T.  Phosphorus dynamics within agricultural drainage ditches in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley.  Ecological Engineering.  37:1905-1909. 2011.

Kröger, R. and Moore, M.T.  Chemical residence time and hydrological conditions influence fipronil reduction in vegetated aquatic mesocosms.  Journal of Environmental Quality.  40:559-565. 2011.

Kröger, R., Holland, M.M., Moore, M.T., and Cooper, C.M.  Seasonal patterns of nitrogen and phosphorus losses in agricultural drainage ditches in northern Mississippi.  In: Hudspeth, C.A. and Reeve, T.E. (Eds.) Agricultural Runoff, Coastal Engineering and Flooding.  Nova Science Publishers, Inc.  pp. 279-289. 2009. 

Kroger, R., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Moore, M.T. 2009. Survival, Growth, and Body Residues of Hyalella azteca (Saussure) Exposed to Fipronil Contaminated Sediments from Vegetated and Un-vegetated Microcosms. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 83(3): 369-373. DOI 10.1007/s00128-009-9759-8.

Kroger, R., Moore, M.T., Locke, M.A., Cullum, R.F., Steinriede Jr, R.W., Testa III, S., Bryant, C.T., Cooper, C.M. 2009. Evaluating the Influence of Wetland Vegetation on Chemical Residence Time in Mississippi Delta Drainage Ditches. Agricultural Water Management, 96: 1175-1179.

Kroger, R., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., Holland, M.M. 2009. Diazinon Accumulation and Dissipation in Oryza sativa L. Following Simulated Agricultural Runoff Amendment in Flooded Rice Paddies. Journal of Water, Air and Soil Pollution 201: 209-218.

Kroger, R., Moore, M.T. 2008. Utilization of common ditch vegetation in the reduction of fipronil and its sulfone metabolite. Pest Management Science. 64:1212-1217.

Kroger, R., Cooper, C.M., Moore, M.T. 2008. A preliminary hydrological investigation into an innovative controlled drainage strategy in surface drainage ditches: low grade weirs. Agricultural Water Management. 95(6):678-687.

Kroger, R., Holland, M.M., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M. 2008. Agricultural drainage ditches mitigate phosphorus loads as a function of hydrological variability. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:107-113.

Kroger, R., Holland, M.M., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M. 2007. Hydrological variability and agricultural drainage ditch nutrient mitigation capacity: Inorganic nitrogen. Journal of Environmental Quality. 36:1646-1652.

Kroger, R., Holland, M.M., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M. 2007. Plant senescence: a mechanism for nutrient release in temperate agricultural wetlands. Environmental Pollution 146:114-119.

Lizotte, R.E., Moore, M.T., Locke, M.A., and Kröger, R.  Effects of vegetation in mitigating the toxicity of pesticide mixtures in sediments of a wetland mesocosm.  Water, Air & Soil Pollution. 220(1):69-79. 2011

Lizotte, R.E., Moore, M.T., Kröger, R., and Locke, M.A.  Role of vegetation in a constructed wetland on nutrient-pesticide mixture toxicity to Hyalella azteca.   Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 60(2):261-271. 2011 

Milam, C.D., Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Schulz, R., Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S. 2004. Evaluating acute toxicity of methyl parathion application in constructed wetland mesocosms. Environmental Toxicology. 19(5):471-479.

Moore, M.T., Denton, D.L., Cooper, C.M., Wrysinski, J., Miller, J.L., Werner, I., Horner, G., Crane, D., Holcomb, D.B., and Huddleston, G.M. III.  Use of vegetated agricultural drainage ditches to decrease pesticide transport from tomato and alfalfa fields in California, USA.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  30(5):1044-1049. 2011.

Moore, M.T. and Kröger, R.  Evaluating plant species-specific contributions to nutrient mitigation in drainage ditch mesocosms.  Water, Air & Soil Pollution.  217:445-454.  2011.

Moore, M.T., Kröger, R., Farris, J.L., Locke, M.A., Bennett, E.R., Denton, D.L., and Cooper, C.M.  From vegetated ditches to rice fields:  Thinking outside the box for pesticide mitigation.  In: Goh, K.S., Bret, B.L., Potter, T.L., Gan, J. (Eds.) Pesticide Mitigation Strategies for Surface Water Quality.  American Chemical Society Symposium Series 1075.  pp. 29-37. 2011.  (Book chapter).

Moore, M.T., Kröger, R., and Jackson, C.R.  The role of aquatic ecosystems in the elimination of pollutants.  In:  Sánchez-Bayo, F., van den Brink, P.J., and Mann, R.M. (Eds.)  Ecological Impacts of Toxic Chemicals.  Bentham Science Publishers, Ltd. pp. 288-304. 2010. (Book chapter).

Moore, M.T. and Kröger, R.  Effect of three insecticides and two herbicides on rice (Oryza sativa) seedling germination and growth.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 59:574-581.  2010.

Moore, M.T., Kröger, R., Locke, M.A., Cullum, R.F., Steinriede, R.W. Jr., Testa III, S., Lizotte, R.E. Jr., Bryant, C.T., and Cooper, C.M.  Nutrient mitigation capacity in Mississippi Delta, USA drainage ditches.  Environmental Pollution. 158:175-184. 2010.

Moore, M.T., Kröger, R., Cooper, C.M., Cullum, R.F., Smith, S. Jr., and Locke, M.A.  Diazinon reduction and partitioning between water, sediment and vegetation in stormwater runoff mitigation through rice fields.  Pest Management Science.  65:1182-1188. 2009. 

Moore, M.T., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Kroger, R. 2009. Efficiency of Experimental Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Fields in Mitigating Diazinon Runoff Toxicity to Hyalella azteca. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 82: 777-780.

Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S., Cullum, R.F., Knight, S.S., Locke, M.A., Bennett, E.R. 2009. Mitigation of two pyrethroid insecticides in a Mississippi Delta constructed wetland. Environmental Pollution. 157: 250-256.

Moore, M.T., Kroger, R., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S. 2009. Ability of four emergent macrophytes to remediate permethrin in mesocosm experiments. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 57: 282-288.

Moore, M.T., Greenway, S.L., Farris, J.L., Guerra, B. 2008. Assessing Caffeine as an Emerging Environmental Concern Using Conventional Approaches. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 54:31-35.

Moore, M.T., Denton, D.L., Cooper, C.M., Wrysinski, J., Miller, J.L., Reece, K., Crane, D., Robins, P. 2008. Mitigation assessment of vegetated drainage ditches for irrigation runoff in California. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:486-496.

Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., Kroger, R. 2007. Using rice (Oryza sativa) as a potential phytoremediation tool for nutrient runoff. 11(4):165-170. Bioremediation Journal.

Moore, M.T., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Smith Jr, S. 2007. Responses of Hyalella azteca to a Pyrethroid Mixture in a Constructed Wetland. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 78:245-248.

Moore, M.T., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Smith Jr, S. 2007. Toxicity Evaluation of Diazinon Contaminated Leaf Litter. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 78:158-161.

Moore, M.T., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Knight, S.S., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2007. Assessment of pesticide contamination in three mississippi delta oxbow lakes using hyalella azteca. Chemosphere. 67(11):2184-2191.

Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S., Cullum, R.F., Knight, S.S., Locke, M.A., Bennett, E.R. 2007. Diazinon Mitigation in Constructed Wetlands: Influence of Vegetation. Journal Of Water Air And Soil Pollution 184:313-321.

Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr, S., Farris, J.L., Drouillard, K.G., Schulz, R. 2006. Influence of vegetation in mitigation of methyl parathion runoff. Environmental Pollution. 142 (2006) 288-294.

Moore, M.T., Lizotte Jr., R.E., Cooper, C.M., Smith Jr., S., Knight, S.S. 2004. Survival and growth of Hyalella Azteca exposed to three Mississippi oxbow lake sediments. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 72:777-783.

Moore, M.T., Schulz, R., Cooper, C.M., Smith, S. Jr., and Rodgers, J.H. Jr.  Mitigation of chlorpyrifos runoff using constructed wetlands.  Chemosphere. 46:827-835.  2002

Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Cooper, C.M., Smith, S. Jr., Shields, F.D. Jr., Milam, C.D., and Farris, J.L.  Transport and fate of atrazine and lambda-cyhalothrin in an agricultural drainage ditch in the Mississippi Delta, USA.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 87:309-314.  2001.

Moore, M.T., Rodgers, J.H. Jr., Cooper, C.M., and Smith, S. Jr.  Mitigation of metolachlor-associated agricultural runoff using constructed wetlands.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 84:169-176.  2001.

Moore, M.T., Rodgers, J.H. Jr., Cooper, C.M., and Smith, S. Jr.  Constructed wetlands for mitigation of atrazine-associated agricultural runoff.  Environmental Pollution. 110:393-399.  2000.

Moore, M.T., Huggett, D.B., Huddleston, G.M. III, Rodgers, J.H. Jr., and Cooper, C.M.  Herbicide effects on Typha latifolia (Linneaus) germination and root and shoot development.  Chemosphere. 38:3637-3647.  1999.

Moore, M.T., Pierce, J.R., Milam, C.D., Farris, J.L., and Winchester, E.L.  Responses of non-target aquatic organisms to aqueous propanil exposure.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 61:169-174.  1998.

Moore, M.T., Huggett, D.B., Gillespie, W.B. Jr., Rodgers, J.H. Jr., and Cooper, C.M.  Comparative toxicity of chlordane, chlorpyrifos, and aldicarb to four aquatic testing organisms.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 34: 152-157.  1998.

Moore, M.T. and Farris, J.L.  Acute and chronic toxicity of the herbicide propanil in laboratory and field exposures.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 33: 199-202.  1997.

Pierce, S.C., Moore, M.T., Larsen, D., and Pezeshki, S.R.  Macronutrient (N,P,K) and redoximorphic metal (Fe, Mn) allocation in Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass) grown under different flood regimes.  Water, Air & Soil Pollution. 207:73-84.  2010.  

Pierce, S.C., Pezeshki, S.R., Larsen, D., Moore, M.T. 2009. Hydrology and Species-Specific Effects of Bacopa monnieri and Leersia oryzoides on Soil and Water Chemistry. Journal of Ecohydrology 2: 279-286.

Pierce, S.C., Pezeshki, S., Moore, M.T. 2007. Ditch plant response to variable flooding: a case study of leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass). Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 62(4):216-225.

Pierce, S.C., Pezeshki, S.R., Moore, M.T., and Larsen, D.  Nutrient response of Bacopa monnieri (water hyssop) to varying degrees of soil saturation.  Journal of Plant Nutrition. 32:1687-1701.  2009.  

Schultz, R., Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Milam, C.D., Bouldin, J.L., Farris, J.L., Smith Jr, S., Cooper, C.M. 2003. Acute toxicity of methyl-parathion in wetland mesocosms: influence of aquatic plants. Archives Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 45(3): 331-336.

Schulz, R., Moore, M.T., Bennett, E.R., Farris, J.L., Smith, S. Jr., and Cooper, C.M.  Methyl parathion toxicity in vegetated and non-vegetated wetland mesocosms.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 22(6):1262-1268.  2003.

Shields, F.D. Jr., Cooper, C.M., Knight, S.S., and Moore, M.T.  Stream corridor restoration research: A long and winding road.  Ecological Engineering. 20(5):441-454.  2003.  

Smith Jr, S., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Moore, M.T. 2007. Toxicity Assessment of Diazinon in a Constructed Wetland Using Hyalella Azteca. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, #124.

Stephens, W.W., Moore, M.T., Farris, J.L., Bouldin, J.L., Cooper, C.M. 2008. Considerations for assessments of wadeable drainage systems in the agriculturally dominated deltas of Arkansas and Mississippi. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 55:432-441.

Werner, I., Deanovic, L.A., Miller, J.L., Denton, D.L., Crane, D., Mekebri, A., Moore, M.T., and Wrysinski, J.  Use of vegetated agricultural drainage ditches to decrease pesticide transport from tomato and alfalfa fields in California:  Runoff toxicity.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 29(12):2859-2868. 2010. 


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