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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Gary A. Lehrsch

Research Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Nutrient loads and sediment losses in sprinkler irrigation runoff affected by compost and manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-14)
Erosion: Irrigation-induced - (Review Article) - (22-Feb-14)
Manure and fertilizer effects on organic and inorganic carbon losses and budget for an irrigated corn field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2014. Manure and fertilizer effects on organic and inorganic carbon losses and budget for an irrigated corn field. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:987-1002.
Aggregate tensile strength and friability characteristics of furrow and sprinkler irrigated fields in Southern Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Feb-14)
Freezing and thawing processes - (Review Article)
Flerchinger, G.N., Lehrsch, G.A., Mccool, D.K. 2013. Freezing and thawing processes. Online Reference Database Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences.
Reducing nutrient losses in runoff from furrow irrigation - (Proceedings)
Lentz, R.D., Westermann, D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2013. Reducing nutrient losses in runoff from furrow irrigation. In: S. Pettygrove (ed.), Western Nutrient Management Conference Proceedings, March 7-8, 2013, Reno, Nevada. Vol. 10. p. 60-66.
Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R., Koehn, A.C. 2012. Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength. Geoderma. 189-190:199-206.
Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A. 2013. Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S. Hydrological Processes. 27:1739-1750.
Nitrogen availability and uptake by sugarbeet in years following manure application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Nitrogen availability and uptake by sugarbeet in years following manure application. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI:10.1155/2012/120429.
Nitrogen Availability From Manure in Years Following a One-Time Application - (Proceedings)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Nitrogen Availability From Manure in Years Following a One-Time Application. In: A. Moore and M. M. Marti, editors. Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, Jerome, Idaho. March 6, 2012, University of Idaho Extension, Twin Falls, Idaho. 6: p. 61-67.
Net nitrogen mineralization from past year's manure and fertilizer applications. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Net nitrogen mineralization from past year's manure and fertilizer applications. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI:10.2136/sssaj2011.0282.
Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E. 2011. Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil. Journal of Hydrology. 403(1&2):58-65.
Dairy manure nitrogen availability in eroded and noneroded soil for sugarbeet followed by small grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A., Brown, B., Johnson-Maynard, J., Leytem, A.B. 2011. Dairy manure nitrogen availability in eroded and noneroded soil for sugarbeet followed by small grains. Agronomy Journal. 103:628-643.
Zeolite Soil Application Method Affects Inorganic Nitrogen, Moisture, and Corn Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Tarkalson, D.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2011. Zeolite Soil Application Method Affects Inorganic Nitrogen, Moisture, and Corn Growth. Soil Science. 176(3):136-142.
Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Meetings Abstracts.
Surfactant and irrigation effects on wettable soils: Runoff, erosion, and water retention responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L., Henderson, R.A., Kostka, S.J. 2011. Surfactant and irrigation effects on wettable soils: Runoff, erosion, and water retention responses. Hydrological Processes. 25:766-777.
Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1402-1415(2010).
Sprinkler Irrigation Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2010. Sprinkler Irrigation Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(2):397-404.
Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Gallian, J.J. 2010. Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 47(1&2):1-21.
Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Gallian, J.J. 2010. Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 47(1&2):1-21.
Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L., Henderson, R.A., Kostka, S.J. 2009. Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts [CD-ROM]. Paper No. 52815.
Soil water measurements relevant to agronomic and environmental functions of chemically treated soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sojka, R.E., Lehrsch, G.A., Kostka, S.J., Reed, J.L., Koehn, A.C., Foerster, J.A. 2009. Soil Water Measurements Relevant to Agronomic and Environmental Functions of Chemically Treated Soil. Journal of ASTM International. 6(1):1-20.
Manure effects on soil N in eroded and non-eroded, sprinkler-irrigated soil - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jun-08)
Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn - (Proceedings)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Westermann, D.T. 2008. Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn. In: Moore, A., editor. Proceedings of the 4th Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 4, 2008, Jerome, Idaho. p. 42-48.
Whey utilization in furrow irrigation: Effects on aggregate stability and erosion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Robbins, C.W., Brown, M.J. 2008. Whey utilization in furrow irrigation: Effects on aggregate stability and erosion. Bioresource Technology. 99(17):8458-8463.
Can surfactants affect management of non-water repellent soils? Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L. 2007. Can surfactants affect management of non-water repellent soils? In: Bouyoucos Conference Proceedings, April 29-May 3, 2007, Sanibel Island, Florida. p. 20.
Compost and Manure Effects on Fertilized Corn Silage Yield and Nitrogen Uptake under Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2007. Compost and manure effects on fertilized corn silage yield and nitrogen uptake under irrigation. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 38:2131-2147.
Dairy Manure/compost N Release for Sugarbeets and Subsequent Wheat - (Abstract Only)
Brown, B., Johnson-Maynard, J., Leytem, A.B., Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2006. Dairy manure/compost n release for sugarbeets and subsequent wheat. Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference. III:13-18.
Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Soil Penetration Resistance and Aggregate Stability and Size Distribution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2006. Sprinkler droplet energy effects on soil penetration resistance and aggregate stability and size distribution. Soil Science. 171(6):435-447.
Runoff, Sediment Loss, and Aggregate Stability under Center Pivot Irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2006. Runoff, sediment loss, and aggregate stability under center pivot irrigation. World Congress of Soil Science. Paper No. P15927.
Compost and Manure Effects on Runoff, Sediment Loss, and Aggregate Stability under Sprinkler Irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2005. Compost and manure effects on runoff, sediment loss, and aggregate stability under sprinkler irrigation. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. P5024.
Nitrate-N and Bromide Breakthrough in a Sprinkler-Irrigated Portneuf Silt Loam - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Wright, J.L., Westermann, D.T. 2005. Nitrate-N and bromide breakthrough in a sprinkler-irrigated portneuf silt loam [abstract]. Nonpoint Source Water Quality Monitoring Results Workshop. p. 14.
Sprinkler Irrigation-Induced Breakthrough of Nitrate-N and Bromide in a Portneuf Silt Loam - (Abstract Only) - (01-Sep-04)
Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Sugarbeet Emergence and Surface Soil Aggregate Size Distribution - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2004. Sprinkler droplet energy effects on sugarbeet emergence and surface soil aggregate size distribution [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 4313.
Polymer and Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Sugar Beet Emergence, Soil Penetration Resistance, and Aggregate Stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Lentz, R.D., Kincaid, D.C. 2005. Polymer and sprinkler droplet energy effects on sugar beet emergence, soil penetration resistance, and aggregate stability. Plant and Soil. 273:1-13.
Erosion: Irrigation-Induced - (Book / Chapter)
Lehrsch, G.A., Bjorneberg, D.L., Sojka, R.E. 2005. Erosion: Irrigation-induced. In: Hillel, D., editor. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier Ltd. p. 456-463.
Freezing and thawing processes - (Book / Chapter)
Flerchinger, G.N., Lehrsch, G.A. and McCool, D.K. 2005. Freezing and thawing processes. In: D. Hillel (ed) Encyclopedia of soils in the environment. Elsevier Ltd. Oxford. U.K. (2):104-110.
Nitrate-N and Bromide Breakthrough Measured in the Field under Intermittent Sprinkler Irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Wright, J.L., Westermann, D.T. 2003. Nitrate-N and bromide breakthrough measured in the field under intermittent sprinkler irrigation. In: Proceedings of Agronomy Society of America Annual Meeting, November 2-6, 2003, Denver, Colorado. 2003 CD-ROM.
Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Soil Penetration Resistance and Aggregate Stability - (Abstract Only) - (10-Nov-02)
In Situ Strength, Bulk Density, and Water Content Relationships of a Durinodic Xeric Haplocalcid Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sojka, R.E., Busscher, W.J., Lehrsch, G.A. 2001. In situ strength, bulk density, and water content relationships of a durinodic xeric haplocalcid soil. Soil Science. 166(8):520-529.
Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface, Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity - (Proceedings) - (05-Sep-00)
N Placement, Row Spacing, and Irrigation Furrow Water Positioning Effects on Corn Yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Jul-00)
Furrow Irrigation and N Management Strategies to Protect Water Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jul-00)
Irrigation and Soil Organic C Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface Hydraulic Conductivity - (Abstract Only) - (06-Jul-00)
Sprinkler Droplet Energy Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface, Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity - (Proceedings) - (23-Mar-00)
Soil Organic C Effects on Aggregate Stability Before and after Simulated Irrigation - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jul-99)
Irrigated-Furrow Positioning and N Placement to Increase N Uptake and Protect Water Quality - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-99)
N Placement and Furrow Irrigation Management to Increase N Uptake by Corn and Minimize Nitrate Leaching - (Proceedings) - (04-Nov-98)
Freeze-Thaw Cycles Increase Near-Surface Aggregate Stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Aug-97)
Studying Nitrate-N Leaching with a Bromide Tracer in An Irrigated Silt Loamsoil - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-97)
Aggregate Stability Response to Freeze-Thaw Cycles - (Proceedings) - (03-Oct-96)
Cheese Whey As a Soil Conditioner - (Book / Chapter) - (23-Aug-96)
Pam Spray Effects on Sugarbeet Emergence - (Proceedings) - (06-May-96)
Cheese Whey Effects on Surface Soil Hydraulic Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jan-96)
Polyacrylamide Sprayed on Soil Surfaces Can Stabilize Soil Aggregates - (Proceedings) - (02-Jan-96)
Effects of N Placement and Furrow Irrigation on Soil Nitrate-N under Corn - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jan-96)
Spray Patterns from Fan-Type Nozzle for Applying Pam to Soil Surfaces - (Proceedings) - (12-Dec-95)
N Placement and Furrow Irrigation Effects on Soil Nitrate-N under Maize - (Abstract Only) - (29-Nov-95)
Seasonal Trends in Furrow Irrigation Erosion in Southern Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jun-95)
Controlling Nitrate Leaching and Erosion on Irrigated Land - (Proceedings) - (10-Feb-95)
Furrow Erosion and Aggregate Stability Variation in a Portneuf Silt Loam - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Dec-94)
Sample Collection, Handling, and Preparation for Aggregate Stability and Preparation for Aggregate Stability and Size Distribution Analyses - (Book / Chapter) - (20-Dec-94)
Cheese Whey As An Amendment to Disturbed Lands: Effects on Soil Hydraulic Properties - (Proceedings) - (29-Apr-94)
Effects of Acidic Cottage Cheese Whey on Chemical and Physical Properties of a Sodic Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Nov-91)
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