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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Stewart B. Wuest

Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Wide row spacing for deep-furrow planting of winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schillinger, W.F., Wuest, S.B. 2014. Wide row spacing for deep-furrow planting of winter wheat. Field Crops Research. 168(2014)57-64.
Seasonal variation in soil organic carbon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2014. Seasonal variation in soil organic carbon. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:1442-1447.
Soil and water conservation in the Pacific Northwest through no-tillage and intensified crop rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B., Long, D.S. 2014. Soil and water conservation in the Pacific Northwest through no-tillage and intensified crop rotations. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(6): 495-504.
Soil water dynamics in continuous winter wheat grown in the semiarid Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B. 2014. Soil water dynamics in continuous winter wheat grown in the semiarid Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78(2):571-578.
Diazotroph community structure and abundance in wheat-fallow and wheat-pea crop rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, C.L., Gollany, H.T., Wuest, S.B. 2013. Diazotroph community structure and abundance in wheat-fallow and wheat-pea crop rotations. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 69:406-412.
An array for measuring detailed soil temperature profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2013. An array for measuring detailed soil temperature profiles. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(2):427-431.
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.
One-pass tillage for summer fallow under arid summer conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B., Corp, M.K. 2011. One-pass tillage for summer fallow under arid summer conditions. Crop Management. DOI: 10.1094/CM-2011-1223-03-RS.
Capture of Plateau Runoff by GPS Guided Drill Seed Operation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Long, D.S., Wuest, S.B. 2012. Capture of Plateau Runoff by GPS Guided Seed Drill Operation. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 66(6):355-361.
Evaporation from high residue no-till versus tilled fallow in a dry summer climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, W.F. 2011. Evaporation from high residue no-till versus tilled fallow in a dry summer climate. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75(4):1512-1518.
Tillage and no-tillage conservation effectiveness in the intermediate precipitation zone of the inland Pacific Northwest, United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B. 2011. Tillage and no-tillage conservation effectiveness in the intermediate precipitation zone of the inland Pacific Northwest, United States. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 66(4):242-249.
One Tillage Pass Can Produce Highly Effective Tilled Summer Fallow - (Experiment Station)
Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, W.F., Corp, M.K. 2010. One Tillage Pass Can Produce Highly Effective Tilled Summer Fallow. Dryland Research Report 101, Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University - Agricultural Experiment Station, Adams, Oregon. 7pp.
Tillage depth and timing effects on soil water profiles in two semiarid soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2010. Tillage depth and timing effects on soil water profiles in two semiarid soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74:1701-1711. doi:10.2136/sssaj2010.0046
Phosphorus Fertilization of Late-Planted Winter Wheat into No-Till Summer Fallow - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lutcher, L.K., Schillinger, W.F., Christensen, N.W., Wuest, S.B., Wysocki, D. 2010. Phosphorus Fertilization of Late-Planted Winter Wheat into No-Till Summer Fallow. Agron. J. 102:868-874.
Contour Planting: A Strategy to Reduce Soil Erosion on Steep Slopes - (Proceedings)
Long, D.S., Wuest, S.B., Williams, J.D., Rauwendall, R., Bailey, M.J. 2010. Contour Planting: A Strategy to Reduce Soil Erosion on Steep Slopes. In R. Khosla (ed.) 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture Abstracts & Proceedings.
Do High Velocity Water Flow Paths Develop Over Time Under No-till? - (Experiment Station)
Wuest, S.B., Johlke, T.R., Matlock, W. 2009. Do High Velocity Water Flow Paths Develop Over Time Under No-till? Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Annual Report. Steven Petrie and Dan Long eds. Special Report 1091, Agricultural Experiment Station, Oregon State University.
Comparison of Preferential Flow Paths to Bulk Soil in a Weakly Aggregated Silt Loam Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2009. Comparison of Preferential Flow Paths to Bulk Soil in a Weakly Aggregated Silt Loam Soil. Vadose Zone J. 8:623-627.
Evaluation of Fallow Methods Study: No-till, Reduced Tillage, & Traditional Fallow - (Abstract Only)
Wuest, S.B., Corp, M.K. 2008. Evaluation of Fallow Methods Study: No-till, Reduced Tillage, & Traditional Fallow. Agronomy Abstracts.
Correction of Bulk Density and Sampling Method Biases Using Soil Mass Per Unit Area - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2009. Correction of bulk density and sampling method biases using soil mass per unit area. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:312-316
Comparison of Runoff and Soil Erosion from No-Till and Inversion Tillage Production Systems - (Experiment Station)
Wuest, S.B., Williams, J.D., Gollany, H.T., Siemens, M.C., Long, D.S. 2008. Comparison of runoff and soil erosion from no-till and inversion tillage production systems. Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Annual Report.
Comparison of Runoff, Soil Erosion, and Winter Wheat Yields from No-Till and Inversion Tillage Production Systems in Northeastern Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Gollany, H.T., Siemens, M.C., Wuest, S.B., Long, D.S. 2009. COMPARISON OF RUNOFF, SOIL EROSION, AND WINTER WHEAT YIELDS FROM NO-TILL AND INVERSION TILLAGE PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN NORTHEASTERN OREGON. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 64(1):42-53.
Small Increment Electric Soil Sampler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, W.F. 2008. Small increment electric soil sampler. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72: 1554-1556
An Improved Method for Soil Sampling at Small Increments - (Abstract Only)
Wuest, S.B., W.F. Schillinger. 2008. An Improved Method for Soil Sampling at Small Increments. In 2008 Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. Dept. Of Crop and Soil Sciences Tech. Report 08-1, WSU, Pullman, WA.
Surface Versus Incorporated Residue Effects on Water-Stable Aggregates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2007. Surface versus incorporated residue effects on water-stable aggregates. Soil & Tillage Research 96 (2007) 124-130.
Vapour Is the Principal Source of Water Imbibed by Seed in Unsaturated Soils - (Review Article)
Wuest, S.B. 2007. Vapour is the principal source of water imbibed by seed in unsaturated soils. Seed Science Research. (2007) 17, 3-9.
Effects of Tillage on Water Infiltration - (Experiment Station)
Wuest, S.B., Williams, J.D., Johlke, T.R. 2006. Effects of tillage on water infiltration. Dryland Agricultural Research Annual Report. Oregon Agric. Exp. Sta. Special Report 1068.
Tillage and Perennial Grass Effects on Ponded Infiltration for Seven Semi-Arid Loess Soils. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B., Williams, J.D., Gollany, H.T. 2006. Tillage and perennial grass effects on ponded infiltration for seven semi-loess soils. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Vol. 61(4)218-223.
Mechanisms Allowing Increased Water Infiltration Capacity with Reduced Tillage in a Semi-Arid Loess Soil - (Abstract Only)
Wuest, S.B. 2005. Mechanisms allowing increased water infiltration capacity with reduced tillage in a semi-arid loess soil. Abstracts: 2005 International Annual Meetings, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Madison, WI.
Bias in Ponded Infiltration Estimates Due to Sample Volume and Shape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B. 2005. Bias in ponded infiltration estimates due to sample volume and shape. Vadose Zone Journal. 4:1183-1190.
From Anecdote to Real Data: How Randomization and Replication Work - (Proceedings)
Wuest, S.B. 2005. From anecdote to real data: how randomization and replication work. Information Agriculture Conference.
Long-Term Experiments at Cbarc-Pendleton, 2004 - (Experiment Station)
Machado, S., Rhinhart, K., Petrie, S., Wuest, S.B., Correa, R.F., Johlke, T.R. 2005. Long-term experiments at CBARC-Pendleton, 2004. In 2005 Dryland Agricultural Research Annual Report, p.73-87. DA. Long, S.E. Petrie and P.M. Frank, eds. SR 1061. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State Univeristy Agric. Exp. Station in cooperation with USDA-ARS, Pendleton, OR.
Effects of Tillage and Residue Management on Seed-Zone Temperature and Moisture: Field Investigation and Shaw Modeling - (Other)
Qiu, H., Williams, J.D., Wu, J., Flerchinger, G.N., Oviatt, H.S., Wuest, S.B., Mccool, D.K. 2005. Effects of tillage and residue management on seed-zone temperature and moisture: field investigation and shaw modeling. American Society of Agri Engineers Special Meetings and Conferences Papers.
Rotary Subsoiling Newly Planted Winter Wheat Fields to Improve Infiltration in Frozen Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, B.F., Gollany, H.T. 2006. Rotary subsoiling newly planted winter wheat fields to improve infiltration in frozen soil. Soil & Tillage Research 86 (2006) 141-151.
Using the Shaw Model to Evaluate the Effects of Treatments on Seed-Zone Temperature and Moisture - (Other)
Qiu, H., Wu, J., Williams, J.D., Oviatt, H.S., Wuest, S.B. 2005. Using the shaw model to evaluate the effects of treatments on seed-zone temperature and moisture. Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Conference Proceedings. (Poster)
Organic Matter Addition, N, and Residue Burning Effects on Infiltration, Biological, and Physical Properties of An Intensively Tilled Silt-Loam Soil. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wuest, S.B., Caesar-TonThat, T.C., Wright, S.F., Williams, J.D. 2005. Organic matter addition, N, and residue burning effects on infiltration, biological, and physical properties of an intensively tilled silt-loam soil. Soil & Tillage Research 84 (2005) 154-167.
Visual Assessment of Preferential Flow and Comparison to Ponded Infiltration Rates in a Silt Loam Soil - (Abstract Only)
Wuest, S.B. 2004. Visual assessment of preferential flow and comparison to ponded infiltration rates in a silt loam soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA-CSSS Annual Meetings Abstracts 2004. (3 Nov. 04, Seattle, WA) Abstract no. 4478 ASA, Madison, WI. (CD-ROM)
Rotary Subsoiling to Reduce Erosion and Improve Infiltration in Newly Planted Winter Wheat after Summer Fallow - (Experiment Station)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, W.F., Gollany, H.T. 2004. Rotary subsoiling to reduce erosion and improve infiltration in newly planted winter wheat after summer fallow. IN: Special Report 1054, 2004 Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center Annual Report. Oregon State University, 8 june 2004, Adams, OR.
Rotary Subsoiling Effectiveness on Runoff and Erosion in Dryland Wheat, Washington - (Proceedings)
Williams, J.D., Wuest, S.B., Schillinger, W.F., Gollany, H.T., Mccool, D.K. 2003. Rotary subsoiling effectiveness on runoff and erosion in dryland wheat, Washington. IN: American Water Resources Association 2003 Conference Proceedings, American Water Resources Association, San Diego, CA, Nov. 3, 2003. (Published on CD-ROM, no page number assignment).
Subsoiling Influence on Nutrients in Runoff Following Rainfall Simulation - (Abstract Only)
GOLLANY, H.T., WUEST, S.B., WILLIAMS, J.D., SCHILLINGER, W.F., BAKER, A.A., ROBERTSON, D.S. SUBSOILING INFLUENCE ON NUTRIENTS IN RUNOFF FOLLOWING RAINFALL SIMULATION. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2003.
Seed-Soil Contact and the Role of Vapor in Germination - (Other)
WUEST, S.B. SEED-SOIL CONTACT AND THE ROLE OF VAPOR IN GERMINATION. COLUMBIA BASIN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ANNUAL REPORT. 2003.
Soil Nutrient, Temperature, and Moisture Dynamics: Comparing No-Till to Tilled with and Without Residue Cover - (Abstract Only)
WUEST, S.B. SOIL NUTRIENT, TEMPERATURE, AND MOISTURE DYNAMICS: COMPARING NO-TILL TO TILLED WITH AND WITHOUT RESIDUE COVER. SOIL ECOLOGY SOCIETY NINTH BIANNUAL INTERNATION CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS. 2003.
Effects of the Residue Management Wheel and Other Residue Management Strategies on Direct Seed Drill Performance - (Proceedings)
SIEMENS, M.C., WILKINS, D.E., CORREA, R.F., WUEST, S.B. EFFECTS OF THE RESIDUE MANAGEMENT WHEEL AND OTHER RESIDUE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON DIRECT SEED DRILL PERFORMANCE. IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE NORTHWEST DIRECT SEED CROPPING SYSTEMS CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW. PP. 75-89. PASCO, WA, 8-10 JAN 2003.
Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement During Simulated Tillage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
WUEST,S.B., DURR,D., ALBRECHT,S.L., CARBON DIOXIDE FLUX MEASUREMENT DURING SIMULATED TILLAGE, AGRONOMY JOURNAL, 95:715-718 (2003).
Changes in Soil Carbon in Semiarid Dryland Farming Systems in the Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
ALBRECHT, S.L., WUEST, S.B., WILKINS, D.E. CHANGES IN SOIL CARBON IN SEMIARID DRYLAND FARMING SYSTEMS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2002.
A New Perspective on Water Flow from Soil to Seed: the Role of Vapor - (Other)
WUEST, S.B. A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON WATER FLOW FROM SOIL TO SEED: THE ROLE OF VAPOR. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2002.
Water Transfer from Soil to Seed: the Role of Vapor Transport - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-May-02)
Ecology of Untilled Cropping Systems in the Semi-Arid Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only) - (20-May-01)
Soil Biopore Estimation: Effects of Tillage, Nitrogen and Photographic Resolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Apr-01)
Earthworm, Infiltration, and Tillage Relationships in a Dryland Pea-Wheat Rotation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Apr-01)
No-Till Influence on Hydrology and Stream Morphology in Dryland Crop Area - (Experiment Station) - (01-Feb-01)
How Tillage and Cropping Systems Change Soil Organic Matter. Inland Pacificnorthwest Research. - (Proceedings) - (18-Jan-01)
Earthworm Populations under Four Tillage Levels in a Wheat/pea Rotation - (Abstract Only) - (03-Jul-00)
Managing and Distributing Residue for Conservation Tillage in the Pacific Northwest - (Proceedings)
SIEMENS, M.C., WILKINS, D.E., WUEST, S.B. MANAGING AND DISTRIBUTING RESIDUE FOR CONSERVATION TILLAGE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. ASAE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MEETING. ASAE PAPER 001005, 14 PP. ST. JOSEPH, MICH.: ASAE. 2000.
Direct Seeding Influence on Hydrology and Stream Morphology in Dryland Crop Areas - (Proceedings) - (25-Apr-00)
Crop Residue Position and Interference with Wheat Seedling Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Apr-00)
Managing and Distributing Residue for Direct Seed Systems - (Proceedings)
IN PROCEEDINGS OF THE NORTHWEST DIRECT SEED CROPPING SYSTEMS CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW. PP101-109. PENDLETON, OR, 4-6 JAN 2000.
Soil Carbon in Long-Term Pacific Northwest Agroecosystems - (Abstract Only) - (01-Aug-99)
Crop Residue and Plant Health - Research Overview and Implications for No-Till - (Experiment Station) - (01-May-99)
Vapor Versus Seed-Soil Contact in the Germination of Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Mar-99)
Documenting Soil Quality Changes in the Transition to No-Till: 16 Years No-Till Versus First Year No-Till and Conventional Tillage Near Pendleton, Oregon - (Proceedings) - (05-Jan-99)
The Two R's of on-Farm Research - (Proceedings) - (18-Nov-98)
Vapor Versus Liquid Imbibition in the Germination of Wheat - (Abstract Only) - (18-Oct-98)
Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization During Wheat Root Decomposition - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jun-98)
Seeding Peas and Barley into Heavy Cereal Residue - (Experiment Station) - (21-Apr-98)
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