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Dan R Upchurch
Southern Plains Area
Area Director

Phone: (979) 260-9347
Fax: (979) 260-9415
1001 HOLLEMAN DRIVE, EAST
COLLEGE STATION, TX, 77840-4117

Projects
CLINICAL NUTRITION IN CHILDREN
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 416450
Nutritional Metabolism in Mothers, Infants, and Children
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426342
Pediatric Clinical Nutrition
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426343
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426345
Developmental Determinants of Obesity in Infants and Children
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426347
Molecular, Cellular, and Regulatory Aspects of Nutrition during Development
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426348
Functional Changes in Child Brain Development as a Result of Early Diet
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426488
Impact of Early Dietary Factors on Child Development and Health
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426492
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTERVENTIONS TO PREVENT CHILDHOOD OBESITY
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 416973
DIETARY INFLUENCES ON PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTION IN CHILDREN
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 420269
THE ROLE OF DIETARY FACTORS ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 420270
Dietary Influences on Psychological and Physiological Function in Children
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425439
Role of Dietary Factors on Growth, Development, and Health
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425440

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Enzyme Activities as Sensitive Indicators of Changes in Soil Metabolic Functioning in Alternative Management for Continuous Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Lascano, R.J., Upchurch, D.R., Allen, V., Wester, D. 2011. Enzyme Activities as Sensitive Indicators of Changes in Soil Metabolic Functioning in Alternative Management for Continuous Cotton[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Dryland cropping systems influence microbial biomass and enzyme activities in a sandy soil in a semiarid region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Lascano, R.J., Calderon, F.J., Booker, J.D., Zobeck, T.M., Upchurch, D.R. 2011. Dryland cropping systems influence microbial biomass and enzyme activities in a sandy soil in a semiarid region. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 47(6):655-667.
Microbial community composition as affected by dryland cropping systems and tillage in a semiarid sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Bell, C., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D., Zobeck, T.M., Upchurch, D.R. 2010. Microbial community composition as affected by dryland cropping systems and tillage in a semiarid sandy soil. Diversity. 2(6):910-931.
Managing soil properties through dryland cropping system intensities - (Proceedings)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Booker, J., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Managing soil properties through dryland cropping system intensities [abstract]. World Cotton Research Conference, September 10-14, 2007, Lubbock, Texas.
Investigation of Soil Conditioning Index Values for Southern High Plains Agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zobeck, T.M., Crownover, J., Dollar, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Investigation of soil conditioning index values for Southern High Plains agroecosystems. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 62(6):433-442.
Using Leaf Gas Exchange to Quantify Drought in Cotton Irrigated Based on Canopy Temperature Measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, J.T., Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Using leaf gas exchange to quantify drought in cotton irrigated based on canopy temperature measurements. Agronomy Journal. 99:637-644.
Cotton Response to Multiple Irrigation Rates Controlled by a Common Time Threshold - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Gitz, D.C., Mahan, J.R., Mcmichael, B.L., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Cotton Response to Multiple Irrigation Rates Controlled by a Common Time Threshold. Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conference. New Orleans, Lousiana. January 9-12, 2007. Natl Cotton Counc. Am., Memphis, TN.
Leaf Gas Exchange to Quntify Drought in Cotton Inrrigated Based on Canopy Temperature Measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, J.T., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Leaf gas exchange to quantify drought in cotton irrigated based on canopy temperature measurements. Agronomy Journal. 99(3):637-644.
Managing Soil Properties through Dryland Cropping System Intensities - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Zobeck, T.M. 2006. Managing Soil Properties through Dryland Cropping System Intensities[absstract]. International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies Conference. Lubbock, Texas. November 15-17, 2006.
The Soil Conditioning Index As a Soil Quality Tool: Comparisons with Measured Soil Properties - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R., Crownover, J. 2006. The soil conditioning index as a soil quality tool: Comparisons with measured soil properties. World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Southern High Plains Conservation Systems Effects on the Soil Conditioning Index and Other Soil Quality Indexes - (Proceedings)
Zobeck, T.M., Crownover, J., Dollar, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.E., Upchurch, D.R. 2006. Southern high plains conservation systems effects on the soil conditioning index and other soil quality indexes[abstract]. 28th Southern Conservation Systems Conference, June 26-28, 2006, Bushland, Texas. p. 269.
Assessing the Effects of Land Managementusing the Soil Conditioning Index As a Soil Quality Assessment Tool - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.F., Upchurch, D.R., Crownover, J. 2006. Assessing the effects of land managementusing the soil conditioning index as a soil quality assessment tool[CD-ROM]. International Symposium on Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming. October 1-5, 2006. Yangling, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China.
Cotton Response to Multiple Irrigation Rates Controlled by a Constant Time Threshold - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Mahan, J.R., McMichael, B.L., Gitz, D.C., Upchurch, D.R. 2006. Cotton response to multiple irrigation rates controlled by a constant time threshold [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, Texas. 2006 CDROM.
Behavior of Temperature-Based Water Stress Indicators in Biotic Controlled Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R., Mahan, J.R. 2006. Behavior of temperature-based water stress indicators in biotic controlled irrigation. Irrigation Science. 24:223-232.
Using Leaf Gas Exchange to Quantify Drought in Cotton Irrigated Based on Canopy Temperature Measurements - (Abstract Only)
Baker, J.T., Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2005. Using leaf gas exchange to quantify drought in cotton irrigated based on canopy temperature measurements[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual. Paper No. 212A.
Biotic: a Biologically-Based Protocol for Irrigation Scheduling - (Abstract Only)
Mahan, J.R., Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R., Burke, J.J. 2005. BIOTIC: a biologically-based protocol for irrigation scheduling[abstract]. InterDrought-II: The 2nd International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Sustain and Improve Plant Production Under Drought Stress. Paper No. 3.36.
Adapting the Biotic Protocol to Manage Water Deficits - (Abstract Only)
Wanjura, D.F., Mahan, J.R., Upchurch, D.R., Burke, J.J. 2005. Adapting the BIOTIC protocol to manage water deficits[abstract]. InterDrought-II: The 2nd International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Sustain and Improve Plant Production Under Drought Stress. Paper No. 3.74.
Using Leaf Gas Exchange to Quantify Drought in Cotton Irrigated Based on Canopy Temperature Measurements - (Abstract Only)
Baker, J.T., Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2005. Using leaf gas exchange to quantify drought in cotton irrigated based on canopy temperature measurements. Biological Systems Simulation Group Proceedings.
Concepts in Deficit Irrigation: Defining a Basis for Effective Management - (Proceedings)
Upchurch, D.R., Mahan, J.R., Wanjura, D.F., Burke, J.J. 2004. Concepts In Deficit Irrigation: Defining A Basis For Effective Management [abstract]. Environmental And Water Resources Institute World Congress Proceedings. Paper No. 9028.
Agricultural Management Effects on Properties of Semi-Arid Sandy Soils - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Halfmann, D., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R. 2005. Agricultural management effects on properties of semi-arid sandy soils[ABSTRACT]. Soil and Water Conservation Society Proceedings.
Establishing Different Cotton Water Levels Using Multiple Temperature-Time Thresholds - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2005. Establishing different cotton water levels using multiple temperature-time thresholds. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
An Update and Status of the Ars-University Ogallala Aquifer Initiative - (Proceedings)
Clark, R.N., Uphurch, D.R., Howell, T.A. 2004. An update and status of the ARS-University Ogallala Aquifer initiative. In: Rainwater, K.A., Zobeck, T.M. editors. 2004 High Plains Groundwater Resources: Challenges and Opportunities, December 7-9, 2004, Lubbock, Texas. p. 225-233.
Determination of Temperature and Time Thresholds for Biotic Irrigation of Peanuts on the Texas Southern High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mahan, J.R., Burke, J.J., Wanjura, D.F. 2005. Determination of temperature and time thresholds for BIOTIC irrigation of peanuts on the Texas Southern High Plains. Irrigation Science. 23:145-152.
Concepts in Deficit Irrigation: Defining a Basis for Effective Management - (Abstract Only)
Upchurch, D.R., Mahan, J.R., Wanjura, D.F., Burke, J.J. 2004. Concepts in deficit irrigation: defining a basis for effective management [abstract]. Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Congress Proceedings. Paper No. 9028.
Chemical, Biochemical, and Physical Properties of Semi-Arid Sandy Soils Comparing No-Tillage and Conventionally-Tilled Cropland and Grassland - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R. 2004. Chemical, biochemical, and physical properties of semi-arid sandy soils comparing no-tillage and conventionally-tilled cropland and grassland [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. 2004 CDROM.
Horizontal Allignment of Drip Lines Relaive to Beds in Sdi: Effects on Cotton Growth and Yield - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Mcmichael, B.L., Upchurch, D.R. 2004. Horizontal allignment of drip lines relaive to beds in sdi: effects on cotton growth and yield [abstract]. ASAE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 041050. p. 1-13.
Scanned and Spot Measured Canopy Temperatures of Cotton and Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanjura, D.F., Maas, S.J., Winslow, J.C., Upchurch, D.R. 2004. Scanned and spot measured canopy temperatures of cotton and corn. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 44:33-48
Spectral Reflectance Estimates of Cotton Biomass and Yield - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R., Maas, S. 2004. Spectral reflectance estimates of cotton biomass and yield. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference [abstract]. p. 838-851
Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Cropping Systems on Microbial Biomass, Community Structure, and Enzyme Activities of a Sandy Soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Porter, D. 2003. Impacts of cotton and peanut cropping systems on microbial biomass, community structure, and enzyme activities of a sandy soil. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.
Establishing Differential Irrigation Levels Using Temperature-Time Thresholds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R., Mahan, J.R. 2003. Establishing differential irrigation levels using temperature-time thresholds [abstract]. Transactions of the ASAE. 20(2):201-206
Irrigation Strategies for Optimizing Yield and Water Use Efficiency - (Proceedings)
Wanjura, D.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2003. Irrigation strategies for optimizing yield and water use efficiency. Irrigation Association Conference Proceedings.
Can Crop Root Systems Be Managed? - (Abstract Only)
Mcmichael, B.L., Upchurch, D.R. 2003. Can crop root systems be managed [abstract]? American Society of Agronomy. 2003 CDROM.
Crop Water Status Control with Temperature-Time Threshold Irrigation - (Proceedings)
WANJURA, D.F., UPCHURCH, D.R., MAHAN, J.R. CROP WATER STATUS CONTROL WITH TEMPERATURE-TIME THRESHOLD IRRIGATION. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS MEETINGS PAPERS. 2003. Paper No. 032136.
Subsurface Drip Irrigation of Cotton Using Time Thresholds - (Proceedings)
WANJURA, D.F., UPCHURCH, D.R., LASCANO, R.J. SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION OF COTTON USING TIME THRESHOLDS. PROCEEDINGS OF 2003 BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2003. P. 554-562.
Ferrihydrite Influence on Infiltration, Runoff and Soil Loss - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2003. V. 67, p. 1220-1226
Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Rotations on a Sandy Soil: Organic Matter, Aggregate Stability, Microbial Biomass, Microbial Community Composition, and Enzyme Activities. - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Porter, D. 2002. Impacts of cotton and peanut rotations on a sandy soil: organic matter, aggregate stability, microbial biomass, microbial community composition, and enzyme activities.
Early Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Cropping Systems on a Sandy Soil: Organic Matter, Aggregate Stability, Microbial Biomass, and Enzyme Activities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Schubert, A.M., Porter, D., Wheeler, T. 2004. Early impacts of cotton and peanut cropping systems on a sandy soil: organic matter, aggregate stability, microbial biomass, and enzyme activities. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 40: 44-54.
Water Use Efficiency Regulated by Automatic Drip Irrigation Control - (Proceedings) - (04-Nov-01)
Automatic Drip Irrigation Control Regulates Water Use Efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Jan-01)
Sensitivity of Leaf Water Potential and Canopy Temperature to Changes in Water Input to Corn and Cotton - (Proceedings) - (14-Nov-00)
Automatic Drip Irrigation of Corn and Soybean - (Proceedings) - (14-Nov-00)
Ferrihydrite Influence on Soil Aggregate Stability: Effect on Dustiness - (Abstract Only) - (07-Nov-00)
Leaf Water Potential and Canopy Temperature Changes after Reversing Irrigation Rate to Corn and Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Sep-00)
Using Soil Surface Reflectance to Estimate Roughness Parameters - (Proceedings) - (01-Jul-00)
Canopy Temperature Characterizations of Corn and Cotton Water Status - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jun-00)
Development of Biotic to Automate Drip Irrigation Systems - (Proceedings) - (01-Jun-00)
Irrigation Scheduling Using Biologically-Based Optimal Temperature and Continuous Monitoring of Canopy Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-00)
Vegetation Index Response to Leaf Area Index and Fractional Vegetated Area over Cotton - (Proceedings) - (01-Apr-00)
Enso Related Climate and Agricultural Impacts over the Great Plains and Midwest - (Proceedings) - (01-Mar-00)
Yield and Applied Water Relationships in Multi-Year Drip Irrigated Cotton Production - (Proceedings) - (07-Jan-00)
Can An Ideal Soil Quality Index Exist? - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-99)
Can Root System Characteristics Change Water Use Efficiency? - An Experimental and Genetic Challenge - (Abstract Only) - (01-Nov-99)
Reservations Regarding the Soil Quality Concept - a Guest Editorial (Invited Paper) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Sep-99)
Remotely Sensed Changes in Crop Water Status - (Proceedings) - (19-Jul-99)
Irrigation Scheduling Using Biologically-Based Optimal Temperature and Continuous Monitoring of Canopy Temperature - (Proceedings) - (28-Jun-99)
El Nino and La Nina Related Climate and Agricultural Impacts over the Great Plains and Midwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Feb-99)
Challenges for Identifying Best Management Practices -- Integrating Emerging Modern Technologies and Philosophies - (Abstract Only) - (01-Feb-99)
Cotton Response to Abrupt Change in Water Application - (Proceedings) - (06-Jan-99)
Estimating Cotton Water Stress for Production Management - (Proceedings) - (09-Sep-98)
Enso Related Climate and Agricultural Impacts over the Great Plains and Midwest - (Proceedings) - (15-Aug-98)
Seasonal Variation in Antioxidant Metabolism in Cotton under Three Levels of Water Stress - (Abstract Only) - (27-Jun-98)
Evaluation of Analytical Methods for Daily Estimation of Crop Water Stress - (Proceedings) - (15-Feb-98)
Simulated Early Season Weather Damage Effects on Cotton Growth and Yield - (Proceedings) - (08-Jan-98)
Development of a Common Graphic User Interface for Four Soil Erosion Models - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-97)
Atmospheric Limitations on Canopy-Temperature-Controlled-Irrigation Scheduling - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-May-97)
The Pattern and Magnitude of Thermal Stress on Metabolism in Emerging Cotton Seedlings - (Proceedings) - (12-Aug-96)
Visualization of the Thermal Environment of Cotton Seedlings Related to Thethermal Optimum for Malate Synthase - (Proceedings) - (29-Jul-96)
Definition of Selected Desert Terms - (Book / Chapter) - (28-Jun-96)
Definition of Selected Desert Terms - (Book / Chapter) - (28-Jun-96)
Time Thresholds for Canopy Temperature Based Irrigation - (Proceedings) - (05-Jun-96)
Canopy Temperature Based Automatic Irrigation Control - (Proceedings) - (12-Apr-96)
Irrigation Starting Time Effects on Cotton under Frequency Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Mar-96)
Early Season Irrigation Influence on Soil Temperature and Cotton Yield - (Proceedings) - (11-Jan-96)
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