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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

DAVID D. TARKALSON

Research Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Transport of Steroid Hormones in the vadose zone after land application of manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-13)
Effects of planting configuration and in-row plant spacing on photosynthetic active radiation interception for three irrigated potato cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., King, B.A., Bjorneberg, D.L., Taberna, J.P. 2012. Effects of planting configuration and in-row plant spacing on photosynthetic active radiation interception for three irrigated potato cultivars. Potato Research. 55:41-58. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11540-011-9205-2.
In-field rates of decomposition and microbial communities colonizing residues vary by depth of residue placement and plant part, but not by crop genotype for residues from two Cry1AB Bt corn hybrids and their non-transgenic i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Londono-R, L., Tarkalson, D.D., Thies, J.E. 2013. In-field rates of decomposition and microbial communities colonizing residues vary by depth of residue placement and plant part, but not by crop genotype for residues from two Cry1AB Bt corn hybrids and their non-transgenic isolines. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 57(2013):349-355.
Current knowledge on the environmental fate, potential impact, and management of growth-promoting steroids used in the US beef cattle industry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, S., Shapiro, C.A., Kranz, W.L., Mader, T.L., Shelton, D.P., Snow, D.D., Bartelt-Hunt, S.L., Tarkalson, D.D., Van Donk, S.J., Zhang, T.C., Ensley, S. 2013. Current knowledge on the environmental fate, potential impact, and management of growth-promoting steroids used in the US beef cattle industry. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(4):325-336.
Effects of tillage system and nitrogen supply on sugarbeet production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L., Moore, A. 2012. Effects of tillage system and nitrogen supply on sugarbeet production. Journal of Sugar Beet Research. 49:79-102.
Nitrogen requirement for sugar beets: A summary of past and present research findings - (Proceedings)
Tarkalson, D.D. 2012. Nitrogen requirement for sugar beets: A summary of past and present research findings. Meeting Proceedings. March 6, 2012, Jerome, Idaho, University of Idaho. p.15-19.
Effect of growth promotants on the occurrence of endogenous and synthetic steroid hormones on feedlot soils and in runoff from beef cattle feeding operations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt-Hunt, S.L., Snow, D.D., Kranz, W.L., Mader, T.L., Shapiro, C.A., Van Donk, S.J., Shelton, D.P., Tarkalson, D.D., Zhang, T.C. 2012. Effect of growth promotants on the occurrence of endogenous and synthetic steroid hormones on feedlot soils and in runoff from beef cattle feeding operations. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 46:1352-1360.
High yield corn production can result in high nitrogen use efficiency - (Trade Journal)
Wortmann, C.C., Shapiro, C., Dobermann, A., Ferguson, R., Hergert, G., Walters, D., Tarkalson, D.D. 2011. High yield corn production can result in high nitrogen use efficiency. International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Agronomy Information Bulletin. 95:14-15.
Wood chip mulch thickness effects on soil water, soil temperature, weed growth, and landscape plant growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Donk, S.J., Lindgren, D.T., Schaaf, D.M., Peterson, J.L., Tarkalson, D.D. 2012. Wood chip mulch thickness effects on soil water, soil temperature, weed growth, and landscape plant growth. Journal of Applied Horticulture. 13(2): 91-95.
Clinoptilolite zeolite influence on nitrogen in a manure-amended sandy agricultural soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Ippolito, J.A. 2011. Clinoptilolite zeolite influence on nitrogen in a manure-amended sandy agricultural soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 42(19):2370-2378. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2011.605495.
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.
Evaluation of In-Row Plant Spacing and Planting Configuration for Three Irrigated Potato Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., King, B.A., Bjorneberg, D.L., Taberna, J.P. 2011. Evaluation of In-Row Plant Spacing and Planting Configuration for Three Irrigated Potato Cultivars. American Journal of Potato Research. http://www.springerlink.com/content/5n1l376u0862g70x/fulltext.pdf.
Interactive Effects of Copper on Alfalfa Growth, Soil Copper, and Soil Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Tarkalson, D.D. 2011. Interactive Effects of Copper on Alfalfa Growth, Soil Copper, and Soil Bacteria. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 3(2):138-148.
Copper Impacts on Corn, Soil Extractability, and the Soil Bacterial Community - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Tarkalson, D.D. 2010. Copper Impacts on Corn, Soil Extractability, and the Soil Bacterial Community. Soil Science. Vol. 175(12)586-892. http://journals.lww.com/soilsci/pages/currenttoc.aspx
Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Irrigated Corn for Three Chopping Systems in Nebraska - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wortmann, D.D., Tarkalson, D.D., Shapiro, C.A., Dobermann, A., Ferguson, R.B., Hergert, G.W., Walters, D. 2011. Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Irrigated Corn for Three Chopping Systems in Nebraska. Agronomy Journal. 103(1):76-84.
Nitrogen Response and Economics for Irrigated Corn in Nebraska - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dobermann, A., Wortmann, C.S., Ferguson, R.B., Hergert, C.A., Shapiro, D.D., Tarkalson, D.D., Walters, D.T. 2011. Nitrogen Response and Economics for Irrigated Corn in Nebraska. Agronomy Journal. 103(1):67-75.
Planting System Effects on Yield Response of Russet Norkotah to Irrigation and Nitrogen Under High Intensity Sprinkler Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
King, B.A., Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L., Taberna, J.P. 2011. Planting System Effects on Yield Response of Russet Norkotah to Irrigation and Nitrogen Under High Intensity Sprinkler Irrigation. American Journal of Potato Research. 88:121-134.
Long term effects of annual additions of animal manure on soil chemical, physical, and biological properties in the Great Plains - (Proceedings)
Spiehs, M.J., Woodbury, B.L., Tarkalson, D.D., Wienhold, B.J., Eigenberg, R.A. 2010. Long term effects of annual additions of animal manure on soil chemical, physical, and biological properties in the Great Plains. 2010. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. International Symposium on Air Quality and Manure Management for Agriculture, September 13-16, 2010, Dallas, Texas. 2010 CDROM.
Small Grain Residue Management Effects on Soil Organic Carbon - A Literature Review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Brown, B., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2010. Small Grain Residue Management Effects on Soil Organic Carbon - A Literature Review. Agronomy Journal. 1(1):247-252.
Clinoptilolite Zeolite Influence on Inorganic Nitrogen in Silt Loam and Sandy Agricultural Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Ippolito, J.A. 2010. Clinoptilolite Zeolite Influence on Inorganic Nitrogen in Silt Loam and Sandy Agricultural Soils. Soil Science. 175(7):357-362.
Evaluation of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer placement with strip tillage for irrigated Pacific Northwest corn production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2010. Evaluation of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer Placement With Strip Tillage for Irrigated Pacific Northwest Corn Production. Crop Management. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/cm/research/2010/placement/.
Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer Placement in Corn Production - (Trade Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2010. Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer Placement in Corn Production. Nutrient Digest, Nutrient Management Newsletter for Idaho, University of Idaho Extension. 1(3).
Clinoptilolite zeolite influence on inorganic nitrogen in silt loam and sandy agricultural soils - (Proceedings)
Tarkalson, D.D., Ippolito, J.A. 2010. Clinoptilolite Zeolite Influence on Inorganic Nitrogen in Silt Loam and Sandy Agricultural Soils. Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/publications/publications.htm?SEQ_NO_115=245568
Evaluation of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer placement with strip tillage for irrigated Pacific Northwest corn production - (Proceedings)
Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2010. Evaluation of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer Placement With Strip Tillage For Irrigated Pacific Northwest Corn Production. In: Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 9, 2010, Shoshone, Idaho. p. 42-48.
Nitrogen Mineralization Response to Tillage Practices on Low and High Nitrogen Soils - (Proceedings)
Moore, A., Tarkalson, D.D. 2010. Nitrogen Mineralization Response to Tillage Practices on Low and High Nitrogen Soils. In: Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 9, 2010, Shoshone, Idaho. p. 65-68.
Use of Fly Ash as a Liming Material for Corn and Soybean Production on an Acidic Sandy Soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Shapiro, C.A., Petersen, J.L. 2010. Use of Fly Ash as a Liming Material for Corn and Soybean Production on an Acidic Sandy Soil. Crop Management [online]. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/cm/research/2010/flyash/.
Clinoptilolite zeolite influence on inorganic nitrogen in silt loam and sandy agricultural soils - (Experiment Station)
Tarkalson, D.D., Ippolito, J.A. 2009. Clinoptilolite zeolite influence on inorganic nitrogen in silt loam and sandy agricultural soils. Nutrient Management Newsletter for Idaho, Nutrient Digest, University of Idaho.
Impact of removing straw from wheat and barley fields: A literature review - (Trade Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Brown, B., Kok, H., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2009. Impact of removing straw from wheat and barley fields: A literature review. Better Crops. 93(3):17-19.
Irrigated small-grain residue management effects on soil chemical and physical properties and nutrient cycling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Brown, B., Kok, H., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2009. Irrigated small-grain residue management effects on soil chemical and physical properties and nutrient cycling. Soil Science. 174(6):303-311.
Effect of timing of a deficit-irrigation allocation on corn evapotranspiration, yield, water use efficiency and dry mass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Payero, J.O., Tarkalson, D.D., Irmak, S., Davison, D., Petersen, J.L. 2009. Effect of timing of a deficit-irrigation allocation on corn evapotranspiration, yield, water use efficiency and dry mass. Agricultural Water Management. 96(10):1387-1397.
Effect of nitrogen application timing on corn production using subsurface drip irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Van Donk, S.J., Petersen, J.L. 2009. Effect of nitrogen application timing on corn production using subsurface drip irrigation. Soil Science. 174(3):174-179.
High-yielding corn response to applied phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur in Nebraska - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wortmann, C.S., Dobermann, A.R., Ferguson, R.B., Hergert, G.W., Shapiro, C.A., Tarkalson, D.D., Walters, D.T. 2009. High-yielding corn response to applied phosphorus, potassium, and sulfur in Nebraska. Agronomy Journal. 101(3):546-555.
Phosphorus mobility in soil columns treated with dairy manures and commercial fertilizer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Leytem, A.B. 2009. Phosphorus mobility in soil columns treated with dairy manures and commercial fertilizer. Soil Science. 174(2):73-80.
Comparison of nitrogen fertilization methods and rates for sub-surface drip irrigated corn in the semi-arid Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Payero, J.O. 2008. Comparison of nitrogen fertilization methods and rates for sub-surface drip irrigated corn in the semi-arid Great Plains. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(5):1633-1643.
Effect of irrigation amounts applied with subsurface drip irrigation on corn evapotranspiration, yield, water use efficiency, and dry matter production in a semiarid climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Payero, J.O., Tarkalson, D.D., Irmak, S., Davison, D., Petersen, J.L. 2008. Effect of irrigation amounts applied with subsurface drip irrigation on corn evapotranspiration, yield, water use efficiency, and dry matter production in a semiarid climate. Agricultural Water Management. 95:895-908.
Irrigated small grain residue management effects on soil properties - (Proceedings)
Tarkalson, D.D., Brown, B., Kok, H., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2008. Irrigated small grain residue management effects on soil properties. In: Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 4, 2008, Jerome, Idaho. p. 30-35.
Delineating site-specific management zones for pH-induced iron chlorosis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kyaw, T., Ferguson, R.B., Tarkalson, D.D., Mccallister, D.L., Adamchuk, V.I. 2008. Delineating site-specific management zones for pH-induced iron chlorosis. Precision Agriculture. 9:71-84.
Evaluation of strip-tillage and fertilizer placement in Southern Idaho corn production - (Proceedings)
Tarkalson, D.D., Bjorneberg, D.L. 2008. Evaluation of strip-tillage and fertilizer placement in Southern Idaho corn production. In: Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 4, 2008, Jerome, Idaho. p. 36-41.
Decomposition of Bt and non-Bt corn hybrid residues in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Kachman, S.D., Knops, J.M., Thies, J.E., Wortmann, C.S. 2007. Decomposition of Bt and non-Bt corn hybrid residues in the field. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 80:211-222.
Phosphorus losses in runoff after application of litter from broilers fed high-available phosphorus corn feed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Mikkelsen, R.L. 2007. Phosphorus losses in runoff after application of litter from broilers fed high-available phosphorus corn feed. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 38:1805-1814.
One-time tillage of no-till: Effects on nutrients, mycorrhizae, and phosphorus uptake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J.P., Wortmann, C.S., Mamo, M., Drijber, R., Quincke, J.A., Tarkalson, D.D. 2007. Nutrient stratification, mycorrhizal colonization of roots, and plant phosphorus uptake as affected by one-time tillage of no-till systems. Agronomy Journal. 99:1093-1103.
Site-specific management of pH-induced iron chlorosis of maize - (Proceedings)
Ferguson, R.B., Kyaw, T., Adamchuk, V.I., Tarkalson, D.D., Mccallister, D.L. 2007. Site-specific management of pH-induced iron chlorosis of maize. In: European Conference on Precision Agriculture Proceedings, June 3-6, 2007, Skiathos Island, Greece.
Nitrate accumulation and movement under deficit irrigation in soil receiving cattle manure and commercial fertilizer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tarkalson, D.D., Payero, J.O., Ensley, S.M., Shapiro, C.A. 2006. Nitrate accumulation and movement under deficit irrigation in soil receiving cattle manure and commercial fertilizer. Agricultural Water Management. 85:201-210.
Yield response of corn to deficit irrigation in a semiarid climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Payero, J.O., Melvin, S.R., Irmak, S., Tarkalson, D.D. 2006. Yield response of corn to deficit irrigation in a semiarid climate. Agricultural Water Management. 84:101-112.
Use of time domain reflectometry for continuous monitoring of nitrate-nitrogen in soil and water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Payero, J.O., Tarkalson, D.D., Irmak, S. 2006. Use of time domain reflectometry for continuous monitoring of nitrate-nitrogen in soil and water. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 22(5):689-700.
Last Modified: 11/24/2008
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