Water Management & Conservation Research Unit
USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
Kevin F. Bronson
Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
21881 North Cardon LaneKevin.Bronson@ars.usda.gov
Maricopa, Arizona, USA 85138
Ph.D.,Agronomy & Soils 1989, Auburn University
M.S., Soil Science 1984, University of the Philippines at Los Baños
B.S., Agronomy & Soils 1981, University of Maryland
Site-Specific nutrient management for cotton, wheat, sorghum, and camelina. Energy balance of crop production for ethanol. Spatial analysis of soil properties, canopy reflectance for in-season N management, variable-rate fertilization, N fertigation for surface, center-pivots and drip irrigation. Soil profile nitrate testing. Nitrogen cycling in soils, crop N use efficiency, 15N studies, N mineralization, denitrification, and nitrate leaching. Carbon sequestration and soil quality. Water quality. Ammonia volatilization. Environmental contamination and impact from N fertilizers. Greenhouse gas emissions from soils.
International agriculture, especially central and west Asia.