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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jonathan J. Halvorson

Research Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cover cropping impacts on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and soil aggregation - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A., Archer, D.W., Halvorson, J.J., Hendrickson, J.R., Johnson, H.A., Kronberg, S.L., Liebig, M.A., Moyer, J., Sanderson, M.A., Smallwood, M. 2014. Cover cropping impacts on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and soil aggregation. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Online. www.agronomy.org.
Sustainable intensification by managing microbial communities and processes in agroecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A., Archer, D.W., Halvorson, J.J., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Liebig, M.A., Moyer, J., Sanderson, M.A., Smallwood, M., Toledo, D.N. 2014. Sustainable intensification by managing microbial communities and processes in agroecosystems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Online. www.agronomy.org.
Roles of biology, chemistry, and physics in soil macroaggregate formation and stabilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A., Halvorson, J.J., Caesar, T. 2013. Roles of biology, chemistry, and physics in soil macroaggregate formation and stabilization. Open Agriculture Journal. 7:107-117.
Retention of tannin-C is associated with decreased soluble-N and increased cation exchange capacity in a broad range of soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Hagerman, A.E. 2013. Retention of tannin-C is associated with decreased soluble-N and increased cation exchange capacity in a broad range of soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:1199-1213.
Soil microbial communities respond differently to three chemically defined polyphenols Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, M.A., Kreinberg, A.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Halvorson, J.J., French, E., Bollmann, A., Hagerman, A.E. 2013. Soil microbial communities respond differently to three chemically defined polyphenols. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 72:190-197. pii:S0981-9428(13)00088-0. DOI:10.1016/j.plaphy.2013.03.003.
Metal mobilization in soil by two structurally defined polyphenols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, M.A., Gonzalez, J.M., Halvorson, J.J., Hagerman, A.E. 2013. Metal mobilization in soil by two structurally defined polyphenols. Chemosphere. 90:1870-1877.
Sorption of tannin and related phenolic compounds and effects on extraction of soluble-N in soil amended with several carbon sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gollany, H.T., Kennedy, A.C., Hagerman, A.E., Gonzalez, J.M., Wuest, S.B. 2012. Sorption of tannin and related phenolic compounds and effects on extraction of soluble-N in soil amended with several carbon sources. Agriculture. 2:52-72.
Kinetics and binding capacity of six soils for structurally defined hydrolyzable and condensed tannins and related phenols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, M.A., Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Hagerman, A.E. 2012. Kinetics and binding capacity of six soils for structurally defined hydrolyzable and condensed tannins and related phenols. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 12:366-375.
Chicken manure biochar as liming agent and nutrient source for acid Appalachian soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hass, A., Gonzalez, J.M., Lima, I.M., Godwin, H.W., Halvorson, J.J., Boyer, D.G. 2012. Chicken manure biochar as liming agent and nutrient source for acid Appalachian soil. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1096-1106.
Changes in Soluble-N in forest and pasture soils after repeated applications of tannins and related phenolic compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Hagerman, A.E. 2012. Changes in Soluble-N in forest and pasture soils after repeated applications of tannins and related phenolic compounds. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI: 10.1155/2012/163054.2012.
Field scale studies on the spatial variability of soil quality indicators in Washington State, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, J.L., Halvorson, J.J. 2011. Field scale studies on the spatial variability of soil quality indicators in Washington State, USA. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. 2011:1-7. Article ID 198737. DOI: 10.1155/2011/198737.
Characterization of tannin-metal complexes by UV-visible spectrophotometry - (Abstract Only) - (30-Nov-10)
Sorption of polyphenolics (tannins) to natural soils - (Abstract Only) - (30-Nov-10)
Nutritive value of bamboo as browse for livestock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Cassida, K.A., Turner, K.E., Belesky, D.P. 2011. Nutritive value of bamboo as browse for livestock. Renewable Agriculture and Food System. 26(2):161-170.
Building on Resources in the Information Age - (Other) - (25-May-10)
Use of Biochar from Chicken Manure as Liming Agent for Acidic, High P-Fixing Soils - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-10)
Carbon isotope discrimination characteristics oas an index of tall fescue–endophyte association response to light availability and defoliation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belesky, D.P., Ruckle, J.M., Halvorson, J.J., Williams, D.G. 2010. Carbon isotope discrimination characteristics oas an index of tall fescue–endophyte association response to light availability and defoliation. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 67(3):515-521.
Extraction of phenolic compounds from soils - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Sorption of tannin-C by soils affects soil cation exchange capacity - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Tannins Influence Soil Chemical Processes - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Sorption of polyphenolics (tannins) to natural soils - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Tannin (Polyphenol) Stability in Aqueous Solutions - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Study on tannin–metal interaction in aqueous solution using spectrophotometric titration and micelle-mediated separation/atomic absorption spectrometry - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-09)
Sorption of Tannin and Related Phenolic Compounds and Effects on Soluble-N in Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Hagerman, A.E., Smith, J.L. 2009. SORPTION OF TANNIN AND RELATED PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS AND EFFECTS ON SOLUBLE-N IN SOIL. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41:2002-2010.
Effects of Tannins on Soil Carbon, Cation Exchange Capacity, and Metal Solubility - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-09)
Carbon isotope discrimination characteristics of tall fescue–endophyte associations as a function of defoliation intensity and light availability - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-09)
Carbon and Nitrogen Accumulation and Microbial Activity in Mount St. Helens Pyroclastic Substrates after 25 Years - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Smith, J.L. 2009. CARBON AND NITROGEN ACCUMULATION AND MICROBIAL ACTIVITY IN MOUNT ST. HELENS PYROCLASTIC SUBSTRATES AFTER 25 YEARS. Plant and Soil Journal. 315(1)(2):211.228.
Tannins Alter Soil Organic Matter Extraction, Solubility of Metals, and Root Physiology - (Abstract Only) - (20-Dec-07)
Seeing the Forage and the Trees: Scale and Spatial Heterogeneity in Mixed Hardwood Silvopastoral Systems - (Abstract Only) - (20-Dec-07)
Introducing "STEMS": A Synchronized, Timed-Event, Measured Stemflow System - (Abstract Only) - (20-Dec-07)
Tannic Acid Reduces Recovery of Water Soluble Carbon and Nitrogen from Soil - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Hagerman, A.E., Smith, J.L. 2007. Tannic Acid Reduces Recovery of Water Soluble Carbon and Nitrogen from Soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: https://www.acsmeetins.org/2007/poster_oral/#find
Tannic acid reduces recovery of water-soluble carbon and nitrogen from soil and affects the composition of Bradford-reactive soil protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M. 2008. Tannic acid reduces recovery of water-soluble carbon and nitrogen from soil and affects the composition of Bradford-reactive soil protein. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40(1):186-197.
Characterization of Developing Microbial Communities in Mount St. Helen's Pyroclastic Substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibekwe, A.M., Kennedy, A.C., Halvorson, J.J., Yang, C. 2007. Characterization of developing microbial communities in Mount St. Helen's pyroclastic substrate. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. Vol 39:2496-2507
Land-Use Effects on Decomposition: How Important Are Soil Fauna? - (Abstract Only)
O Neill, K.P., Godwin, H.W., Halvorson, J.J. 2006. Land-use effects on decomposition: How important are soil fauna? In: Proceedings of the National Society of American Foresters meeting, October 25-29, 2006, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2006 CDROM.
Bradford reactive soil protein in Appalachian soils: distribution and response to incubation, extraction reagent and tannins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M. 2006. Bradford reactive soil protein in Appalachian soils: distribution and response to incubation, extraction reagent and tannins. Plant and Soil Journal, 286:339-356.
How Do Soil Faunal Diversity and Decomposition Change at Grassland-Forest Margins?: Effects of Vegetation Cover, Management, and Seasonality - (Abstract Only)
O Neill, K.P., Godwin, H.W., Halvorson, J.J. 2006. How do soil faunal diversity and decomposition change at grassland-forest margins?: Effects of vegetation cover, management, and seasonality. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America 91st Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, August 6-11, 2006. CDROM.
Tannic Acid Affects Extraction of Water Soluble Carbon and Nitrogen from Soil, and Carbon and Nitrogen Composition of Bradford Reactive Protein - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Smith, J.L. 2006. Tannic Acid Affects Extraction of Water Soluble Carbon and Nitrogen from Soil, and Carbon and Nitrogen Composition of Bradford Reactive Protein. In: Ecological Society of America Abstracts, August 6-11, 2006, Memphis, Tennessee. CDROM.
Tannins Can Affect Measurement of Soil Proteins and Recovery of Soluble Carbon and Nitrogen from Soil - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M. 2005. Tannins can affect measurement of soil proteins and recovery of soluble carbon and nitrogen from soil. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Mechanisms of Soil Organic Matter Stabilization and Destabilization, Monterey, CA, October 9-13-2005.
Patterns of Recovery of Bradford Total Protein (Glomalin) from Appalachian Soils: Effects of Land Use, Depth and Extraction Reagent - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M. 2005. Patterns of Recovery of Bradford Total Protein (glomalin) from Appalachian Soils: Effects of Land Use, Depth and Extraction Reagent (poster abstract). Page 46 In Abstracts of the EMSI/North Central NOM Workshop, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 15-17, 2005.
Soil Fauna and Decomposition Along a Pasture-Forest Gradient in the Central Appalachians - (Abstract Only)
O Neill, K.P., Halvorson, J.J. 2005. Soil Fauna and Decomposition along a Pasture-Forest Gradient in the Central Appalachians. In: Society of American Foresters 2005 National Meeting, Austin, Texas. CDROM.
Inhibition of Seedlings by Tall Fescue: Season Patterns, Interspecific Differences and Effects of Manure - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Belesky, D.P., Godwin, H.W. 2005. Inhibition of seedlings by tall fescue: Season patterns, interspecific differences and effects of manure. Ecological Society of America Abstracts CD-ROM. Poster presentation at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of American, August 7-12, 2005, Montreal, Canada.
Patterns of Recovery of Bradford Total Protein (Glomalin) from Appalachian Soils: Effects of Land Use, Depth, Extraction Reagent and Tannin - (Abstract Only)
Gonzalez, J.M., Halvorson, J.J. 2005. Patterns of recovery of Bradford total protein (glomalin) from Appalachian soils: Effects of land use, depth, extraction reagent and tannin. Ecological Society of America Abstracts CD-ROM. Poster presentation at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 7-12, 2005, Montreal, Canada.
The Effect of Climate on Plant and Soil Properties at Different Scales - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-05)
Lupine Effects on Soil Quality and Function During Primary Succession at Mount St. Helens - (Book / Chapter)
Halvorson, J.J., Smith, J.L., Kennedy, A.C. 2005. Lupine effects on soil quality and function during primary succession at Mount St. Helens. IN Dale, V.H., Swanson, F.J., and Crasafulli, C.M. (editors). Ecology Responses to the 1980 Eruptions of Mount St. Helens. New York: Springer Verlag, pp. 243-254.
Patterns of Recovery of Bradford Total Protein (Glomalin) from Appalachian Soils: Effects of Land Use, Depth and Extraction Reagent - (Other)
Halvorson, J.J., Gonzalez, J.M. 2004. Patterns of Recovery of Bradford Total Protein (Glomalin) from Appalachian Soils: Effects of Land Use, Depth and Extraction Reagent. IN ASA-CSSA-SSSA-CSSS Abstracts 2004 [CD-ROM]. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.
Soil Properties and Clover Establishment 6 Years after Surface Application of Ca-Rich By-Products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ritchey, K.D., Belesky, D.P., Halvorson, J.J. 2004. Soil properties and clover establishment 6 years after surface application of ca-rich by-products. Agronomy Journal 96:1531-1539.
Silvopastoral Thinning Effects on Rates of Surface Decomposition of Leaf Litter - (Other)
Halvorson, J.J. 2004. Silvopastoral thinning effects on rates of surface decomposition of leaf litter. Page 201 IN Abstracts of the Meetings of the Ecological Society of America, August 1-6, 2004, Portland, Oregon.
Life in the Changing Belowground During Succession on Mount St. Helens - (Proceedings)
Allen, M.F., Halvorson, J.J., Smith, J.L., Morris, S., Egerton-Warburton, L., Crisafulli, C., Macmahon, J. 2004. Life in the changing belowground during succession on Mount St. Helens. Page 12 IN Abstracts of the Meetings of the Ecological Society of America, August 1-6, 2004, Portland, Oregon.
Nutritive Quality of Bamboo Browse for Livestock - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Cassida, K.A., Turner, K.E. 2004. Nutritive quality of bamboo browse for livestock. Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. 13:417.
Changes in Urinary and Fecal Composition As Goats Adapt to Tannin Supplementation - (Proceedings)
Turner, K.E., Wildeus, S., Halvorson, J.J. 2004. Changes in urinary and fecal composition as goats adapt to tannin supplementation. Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. 13:484-488.
Inhibition of Seed Germination and Early Development by Leaf Litter Extracts - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Belesky, D.P., Godwin, H.W. 2003. Inhibition of seed germination and early development by leaf litter extracts. PP 136-137 IN Abstracts of the Meetings of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2003, Savannah, Georgia.
Phosphorus Mobility in a Karst Landscape under Pasture Grazing System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ALLOUSH, G.A., BOYER, D.G., BELESKY, D.P., HALVORSON, J.J. PHOSPHORUS MOBILITY IN A KARST LANDSCAPE UNDER PASTURE GRAZING SYSTEM. AGRONOMIE AGRICULTURE ENVIRONMENT. 2003. v.23. pp. 593-600.
A reciprocal transplant experiment within a climatic gradient in a semiarid shrub-steppe ecosystem: effects on bunchgrass growth and reproduction, soil carbon, and soil nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Link, S.O., Smith, J.L., Bolton Jr., H., Halvorson, J.J. 2003. A reciprocal transplant experiment within a climatic gradient in a semi-arid shrub-steppe ecosystem: effects on bunchgrass growth and reproduction, soil carbon, and soil nitrogen. Global Change Biology 9:1097-1105.
Reduction in Acidity Parameters 6 Years after Surface Application of Ca-Containing By-Products - (Abstract Only)
RITCHEY, K.D., BELESKY, D.P., HALVORSON, J.J., SNUFFER, J.D. REDUCTION IN ACIDITY PARAMETERS 6 YEARS AFTER SURFACE APPLICATION OF CA-CONTAINING BY-PRODUCTS. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2002. PAPER NUMBER "S04-ritchey131322-Poster".
Production and Nutritive Value of Orchardgrass Along a Gradient from Open Pasture to Woodland - (Abstract Only)
Belesky, D.P., Halvorson, J.J., Ruckle, J.M., Feldhake, C.M. 2002. Production and nutritive value of orchardgrass along a gradient from open pasture to woodland. IN ASA-CSSA-SSSA-CSSS Abstracts 2002 [CD-ROM]. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.
Overwinter Changes to Near-Surface Bulk Density, Penetration Resistance and Infiltration Rates in Compacted Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
HALVORSON, J.J., GATTO, L.W., MCCOOL, D.K. OVERWINTER CHANGES TO NEAR-SURFACE BULK DENSITY, PENETRATION RESISTANCE AND INFILTRATION RATES IN COMPACTED SOIL. TERRAMECHANICS JOURNAL 40 (2003) 1-24.
Soil Microbial Properties Across 500 M Climate Gradient in a Semi-Arid Environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, J.L., Bolton, H. Jr., Halvorson, J.J. Soil properties and microbial activity across a 500 m elevation gradient in a semi-arid environment. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 2002. 34: 1749:1757.
Influence of Forest Canopy on Microclimate, Growth and Quality of a Cool-Season Perennial Grass - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Belesky, D.P., Feldhake, C.M. 2002. Influence of forest canopy on microclimate, growth and quality of a cool-season perennial grass. Page 360 IN Abstracts of the Meetings of the Ecological Society of America, August 4-9, 2002, Tucson, Arizona.
Increasing Carbon and Nitrogen in Mount St. Helens Pyroclastic Soil: Measuring Soil Quality and Function after 20 Years - (Abstract Only)
Halvorson, J.J., Smith, J.L. 2001. Increasing carbon and nitrogen in Mount St. Helens pyroclastic soil: Measuring soil quality and function after 20 years. Page 287 IN Abstracts of the Meetings of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2001, Madison, WI.
Effects of Freeze-Thaw Cycling on Soil Erosion: Application to Military Training Lands - (Book / Chapter)
GATTO, L.W., HALVORSON, J.J., MCCOOL, D.K., PALAZZO, A.J. EFFECTS OF FREEZE-THAW CYCLING ON SOIL EROSION: APPLICATION TO MILITARY TRAINING LANDS. LANDSCAPE EROSION AND EVOLUTION MODELING, EDITED BY HARMON & DOE III, KLUWER ACADEMIC/PLENUM PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK. BOOK CHAPTER. 2001.
Soil Compaction and over-Winter Changes to Tracked-Vehicle Ruts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
HALVORSON, J.J., MCCOOL, D.K., KING, L.G., GATTO, L.W. SOIL COMPACTION AND OVER-WINTER CHANGES TO TRACKED-VEHICLE RUTS. TERRAMECHANICS JOURNAL 38 (2001( 133-151.
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