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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Thecan Caesar

Research Microbiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Nitrogen use in durum and selected Brassicaceae oilseeds in two-year rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, B.L., Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Evans, R.G. 2014. Nitrogen use in durum and selected Brassicaceae oilseeds in two-year rotations. Agronomy Journal. 106(3): 821-830.
Roles of biology, chemistry, and physics in soil macroaggregate formation and stabilization - (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.
Impact of interaction of Cercospora beticola and Pyrenophora teres on their potential for survival - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-13)
Investigation of Peniophora nuda for biological control of Cercospora beticola and Pyrenophora teres - (Abstract Only) - (30-May-13)
Effects of agaricus lilaceps fairy rings on soil aggregation and microbial community structure in relation to growth stimulation of western wheatgrass (pascopyrum smithii) in Eastern Montana rangeland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Espeland, E.K., Caesar, A.J., Sainju, U.M., Lartey, R.T., Gaskin, J.F. 2013. Effects of agaricus lilaceps fairy rings on soil aggregation and microbial community structure in relation to growth stimulation of western wheatgrass (pascopyrum smithii) in Eastern Montana rangeland. Microbial Ecology. 66(1): 120-131.
First report of spot form net blotch caused by Pyrenophora teres f. maculata on barley in the Mon-Dak area of the US - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Sainju, U.M., Evans, R.G. 2013. First report of spot form net blotch caused by Pyrenophora teres f. maculata on barley in the Mon-Dak area of the US. Plant Disease. 97(1): 143-143.
First report of Pilidium concavum causing root lesions of meadow hawkweed in France - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T. 2012. Disease Notes: First report of Pilidium concavum causing root lesions of meadow hawkweed in France. Plant Disease. 96(12):1830-1830.
Dryland soil nitrogen cycling influenced by tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D., Lartey, R.T., Evans, R.G., Allen, B.L. 2012. Dryland soil nitrogen cycling influenced by tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 93(3):309-322.
Tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice effects on dryland soil carbon fractions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D., Lartey, R.T., Evans, R.G., Allen, B.L. 2012. Tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice effects on dryland soil carbon fractions. Open Journal of Soil Science. 2(3):242-255.
Soil greenhouse gas emissions affected by irrigation, tillage, crop rotation, and nitrogen fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Stevens, W.B., Caesar, T., Liebig, M.A. 2012. Soil greenhouse gas emissions affected by irrigation, tillage, crop rotation, and nitrogen fertilization. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41:1774-1786.
Dryland soil greenhouse gas emissions affected by cropping sequence and nitrogen fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Barsotti, J.L. 2012. Dryland soil greenhouse gas emissions affected by cropping sequence and nitrogen fertilization. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76(5):1741-1757.
Crop yield and quality, weeds, insects, and water use of durum and selected brassicaceae oilseeds in two-year rotations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenssen, A.W., Iversen, W.M., Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Blodgett, S.L., Allen, B.L., Evans, R.G. 2012. Crop yield and quality, weeds, insects, and water use of durum and selected brassicaceae oilseeds in two-year rotations. Agronomy Journal. 104:1295-1304.
Effects of biodegradable plastics on the predominant culturable bacteria associated with soil aggregate formation and stability after 9 months of incubation in natural soil - (Abstract Only) - (04-Apr-12)
Occurrence of spot-form net blotch of barley in the Mon-Dak area of the US - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Evans, R.G., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2012. Occurrence of spot-form net blotch of barley in the Mon-Dak area of the US. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 102:S4.67.
Comparison of soil carbon dioxide flux measurements by static and portable chambers in various management practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2011. Comparison of soil carbon dioxide flux measurements by static and portable chambers in various management practices. Soil and Tillage Research. 118:123-131.
First report of a root and crown disease of the invasive weed Lepidium draba caused by Phoma macrostoma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T. 2012. First report of a root and crown disease of the invasive weed Lepidium draba caused by Phoma macrostoma. Plant Disease. 96(1):145.
Detection of Pyrenophora teres in conidia and barley seed by a rapid PCR technique - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Ghoshroy, K., Evans, R.G., Caesar, A.J., Hanson, S.L., Sainju, U.M. 2012. Detection of Pyrenophora teres in condiia and barley seed by a rapid PCR technique. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 101:S98.
Basis for inhibition of Pyrenophora teres by Laetisaria arvalis, a scanning and transmission electron microscopic study - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Ghoshroy, K., Caesar, T., Evans, R.G., Ghoshroy, S. 2012. Basis for inhibition of Pyrenophora teres by Laetisaria arvalis, a scanning and transmission electron microscopic study. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 101:S98.
Long-term tillage and cropping effects on biological properties associated with soil aggregation in semi-arid eastern Montana, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Sainju, U.M., Wright, S.E., Shelver, W.L., Kolberg, R.L., West, M.S. 2010. Long-term tillage and cropping effects on biological properties associated with soil aggregation in semi-arid eastern Montana, USA. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 47:157-165.
Diversifying spring wheat systems influences weed community - (Abstract Only) - (04-Aug-10)
Evaluation of PCDD/PCDF Biodegration Using Bacterial Isolates from Contaminated Soils - (Proceedings)
Shelver, W.L., Huwe, J.K., Caesar, T. 2010. Evaluation of PCDD/PCDF biodegration using bacterial isolates from contaminated soils. 30th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), September 12-17, 2010, San Antonio, TX. Available:http://www.xcdtech.com/dioxin2010/pdf/1034.pdf.
First report of anthracnose stem Canker of the invasive perennial weed Lepidium draba caused by Colletotrichum higginsianum in Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Caesar, T., Lartey, R.T. 2010. First report of anthracnose stem Canker of the invasive perennial weed Lepidium draba caused by Colletotrichum higginsianum in Europe. Plant Disease. 94:1166-1166.
Direct Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Detection of Cercospora Beticola in Field Soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Eckhoff, J., Hanson, S.L., Evans, R.G. 2010. Direct Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Detection of Cercospora Beticola in Field Soils. Plant Disease. 94(9):1100-1104.
Polymerase chain reaction protocol for detection of Pyrenophora teres in natural field soils - (Abstract Only) - (18-May-10)
Detection of Pyrenophora teres in infested plant tissues by PCR - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Hanson, S.L., Sainju, U.M. 2010. Detection of Pyrenophora teres in infested plant tissues by PCR. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. 100(6)S68.
Land Use and Management Practices Impact on Plant Biomass Carbon and Soil Carbon Dioxide Emission Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Stevens, W.B., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D. 2010. Land use and management practices impact on plant biomass carbon and soil carbon dioxide emission. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(5):1613-1622.
Dryland residue and soil orgranic matter as influenced by tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D., Lartey, R.T., Evans, R.G., Allen, B.L. 2011. Dryland residue and soil orgranic matter as influenced by tillage, crop rotation, and cultural practice. Plant and Soil Journal. 338:27-41.
Management Strategies to Improve Yield and Nitrogen Use of Spring Wheat and Field Pea in the Semi-Arid Northern Great Plains USA - (Proceedings) - (01-Mar-10)
Impacts of long-term no-tillage and conventional tillage management of spring wheat-lentil cropping systems in dryland Eastern Montana, USA, on fungi associated to soil aggregation - (Proceedings) - (16-Feb-10)
Carbon Input and Soil Carbon Dioxide Emission Affected by Land Use and Management Practices - (Proceedings)
Sainju, U.M., Stevens, W.B., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D. 2010. Carbon Input and Soil Carbon Dioxide Emission Affected by Land Use and Management Practices. Proceedings of the 19th Congress of Soil Science. p. 12-15.
Tillage, Cropping Sequence, and Nitrogen Fertilization Effects on Dryland Soil Carbon Dioxide Emission and Carbon Content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Jabro, J.D., Caesar, T. 2010. Tillage, Cropping Sequence, and Nitrogen Fertilization Effects on Dryland Soil Carbon Dioxide Emission and Carbon Content. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39(3):935-945.
Effects of tillage on microbial populations associated to soil aggregates under dryland spring wheat system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, A.J., Sainju, U.M., Gaskin, J.F. 2010. Effects of tillage on microbial populations associated to soil aggregates under dryland spring wheat system. European Journal of Soil Biology. 46:119-127.
The plant pathology of native plant restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Caesar, T., Sainju, U.M. 2010. The plant pathology of native plant restoration. Environmental Research. 4(3/4): 403-414.
Pathogenicity, characterization and comparative virulence of Rhizoctonia spp. from insect-galled roots of Lepidium draba in Europe Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Caesar, T., Maathuis, M. 2010. Pathogenicity, characterization and comparative virulence of Rhizoctonia spp. from insect-galled roots of Lepidium draba in Europe. Biological Control. 52(2): 140-144.
Clorate Metabolism in Pure Cultures of E.Coli 0157:H7 Pretreated with Either Nitrate or Chlorate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, D.J., Oliver, C.E., Shelver, W.L., Caesar, T., Anderson, R.C. 2009. Clorate Metabolism in Pure Cultures of Escherichia Coli 0157:H7 Pretreated with Either Nitrate or Chlorate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57:10216-10224. DOI:10.1021/jf901513f
First Report of a Root and Crown Disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani on Centaurea maculosa in Russia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, A.J., Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T. 2009. First Report of a Root and Crown Disease caused by Rhizoctonia solani on Centaurea maculosa in Russia. Plant Disease. 93(12): 1350-1350.
Long-term Effects of Topsoil Removal on Soil Productivity Factors, Wheat Yield and Protein Content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, B.L., Cochran, V.L., Caesar, T., Tanaka, D.L. 2011. Long-term Effects of Topsoil Removal on Soil Productivity Factors, Wheat Yield and Protein Content. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. 57(3):293-303.
Yield and Yield Components of Spring Wheat and Field Pea in Diversified Dryland Cropping Systems - (Abstract Only)
Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D., Allen, B.L. 2009. Yield and Yield Components of Spring Wheat and Field Pea in Diversified Dryland Cropping Systems. Abstract of Agronomy Meetings. Paper No.54558.
Long-term Tillage and Cropping Sequence Effect on Dryland Crop Yields and Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Evans, R.G., Jabro, J.D. 2009. Long-term Tillage and Cropping Sequence Effect on Dryland Crop Yields and Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. p.116.
Effects of Basidiomycete Laccase on Cercosporin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Lartey, R.T., Solberg Rodier, L.L., Caesar, A.J. 2009. Effects of Basidiomycete laccase on Cercosporin. Journal of Plant Pathology. 91(2):347-355.
Carbon and Nitrogen Fractions in Dryland Soil Aggregates Affected by Long-term Tillage and Cropping Sequence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D. 2009. Carbon and nitrogen fractions in dryland soil aggregates affected by long-term tillage and cropping sequence. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73(5): 1488-1495.
Long-term tillage and cropping sequence influence on dryland soil aggregate-carbon dynamics - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Jabro, J.D. 2009. Long-term tillage and cropping sequence influence on dryland soil aggregate-carbon dynamics. Geophysical Research Abstracts [Abstract]. 11:1919.
Preliminary evaluation of Laetisaria arvalis as chemical seed treatment alternative in sugarbeet Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Eckhoff, J., Hanson, S.L. 2009. Preliminary evaluation of Laetisaria arvalis as chemical seed treatment alternative in sugarbeet. 35th General Meeting of American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists. 1(35):48.
Dryland Crop Yields and Soil Organic Matter as Influenced by Long-Term Tillage and Cropping Sequence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Evans, R.G. 2009. Dryland crop yields and soil organic matter as influenced by long-term tillage and cropping sequence. Agronomy Journal. 101(2):243-251.
Tillage and cropping sequence impacts on nitrogen cycling in dryland farming in eastern Montana, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Kolberg, R.L. 2009. Tillage and cropping sequence impacts on nitrogen cycling in dryland farming in eastern Montana, USA. Soil & Tillage Research. 103(2):332-341.
Relations of cercospora beticola with host plants and fungal antagonists - (Book / Chapter)
Lartey, R.T., Ghoshroy, S., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G. 2010. Chapter 7: Relations of cercospora beticola with host plants and fungal antagonists. In: Lartey R.T., Weiland, J.J., Panella, L., Crous, P.W., and Windels, C.E., editors. Cercospora Leaf Spot of Sugar Beet and Related Species. St. Paul, MN: American Phytopathological Society Press. p. 77-90.
Isolation and identification of dioxin degrading bacteria found in soils contaminated with dioxins - (Abstract Only)
Shelver, W.L., Caesar, T. 2008. Isolation and Identification of Dioxin Degrading Bacteria Found in Soils Contaminated with PCDDs/PCDFs [Abstract].Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 29th Annual Meeting Abstract Book, November 16-20, 2008, Tampa, FL. RP116, page 325.
Organic Matter and Water Stability of Field Aggregates Affected by Tillage in South Dakota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pikul, Jr., J.L., Chilom, G., Rice, J., Eynard, A., Schumacher, T.E., Nichols, K., Johnson, J.M.F., Wright, S., Caesar, T., Ellsbury, M. 2009. Organic Matter and Water Stability of Field Aggregates Affected by Tillage in South Dakota. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73:197-206.
Elisa and Pcr Survey for Cercospora Beticola in Field Soils from Three Upper Midwest States of the United States - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Hanson, S.L., Evans, R.G. 2008. Elisa and pcr survey for cercospora beticola in field soils from three upper midwest states of the united states. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. 98(6):87.
Effects of Polyacrylamide and Organic Matter on Microbes associated to Soil Aggregation of Norfolk Loamy Sand Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Busscher, W.J., Novak, J.M., Gaskin, J.F., Kim, Y. 2008. Effects of Polyacrylamide and Organic Matter on Microbes associated to Soil Aggregation of Norfolk Loamy Sand. Applied Soil Ecology. 40(2):240-249.
Crop Diversification and Management System Influence Yield and Weeds in the Northern Great Plains - (Abstract Only) - (24-Mar-08)
Examination of field soils in the Northern Rocky Mountain Region for Cercospora beticola by ELISA and PCR - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Allen, B.L., Hanson, S.L., Stevens, W.B., Evans, R.G. 2008. Examination of field soils in the Northern Rocky Mountain Region for Cercospora beticola by ELISA and PCR. Journal of Plant Pathology. 90(2):S2.81-S2.465.
Rhizosphere bacterial communities associated with insect root herbivory of an invasive plant, Euphorbia esula/virgata - (Proceedings)
Caesar, A.J., Caesar, T. 2008. Rhizosphere bacterial communities associated with insect root herbivory of an invasive plant, Euphorbia esula/virgata. In: Sforza, R., Bon, M.C., Evans, H.C., Hatcher, P.E., Hinz, H.L. and Rector, B.G., editors. Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, April 22-27, 2007, Montpellier, France. p. 13-19.
Long-term tillage frequency and cropping intensity effects on dryland residue and soil carbon fractions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Kolberg, R.L. 2007. Long-term tillage frequency and cropping intensity effects on dryland residue and soil carbon fractions. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71(6):1730-1739.
Ecology and function of culturable microbes in soil aggregation - (Book / Chapter)
Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Gaskin, J.F., Sainju, U.M., Stevens, W.B. 2008. Ecology and function of culturable microbes in soil aggregation. In: Tian-Xiao Liu, editor. Soil Ecology Research Developments. Hauppauge, NY:2007 Science Publishers, Inc. p. 121-138.
Farming Systems Design: Methodologies for integrated Analyses of Farming Systems - (Proceedings)
Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Allen, B.L., Lartey, R.T. 2007. Farming Systems Design: Methodologies for integrated Analyses of Farming Systems. Proceedings of the European Society of Agronomy and American Society of Agronomy. Farming Systems Design Conference, Catania, Italy, September 10-12, 2007. 2:37-38.
Dryland crop yields and soil organic matter as influenced by long-term tillage and cropping sequence - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2007. Dryland crop yields and soil organic matter as influenced by long-term tillage and cropping sequence. Western Society of Soil Science. p. 87.
Long-term tillage and cropping sequence effects on dryland residue and soil carbon fractions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Kolberg, R.L. 2007. Long-term tillage and cropping sequence effects on dryland residue and soil carbon fractions. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71(6):1730-1739.
Detection of cercospora beticola by PCR in amended and naturally infested field soil Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Hanson, S.L., Iversen, W.M., Evans, R.G. 2007. Detection of cercospora beticola by PCR in amended and naturally infested field soil. In: Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Meeting of the American Society of Sugarbeet Technologists, February 28-Mark 3, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah. 34: 211-216.
Survey of field soils for cercospora beticola by PCR and ELISA Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Iversen, W.M., Hanson, S.L., Evans, R.G. 2007. Survey of field soils for cercospora beticola by PCR and ELISA. In: Proceedings of the 34th Biennial Meeting of the American Society of Sugarbeet Technologists, February 28-Mark 3, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah. 34: 164-168.
Dryland residue and soil nitrogen fractions as influenced by long-term tillage and cropping sequence Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G. 2007. Dryland residue and soil nitrogen fractions as influenced by long-term tillage and cropping sequence. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. [Online] Paper no. 205-5. p. 113.
Amendments to increase aggregation in SE Coastal Plain soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Busscher, W.J., Novak, J.M., Caesar, T., Sojka, R.E. 2007. Amendments to increase aggregation in United States southeastern Coastal Plain soils. Soil Science. 172(8):651-658.
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for cercospora beticola in soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Lartey, R.T., Shelver, W.L. 2007. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for cercospora beticola in soil. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 44(1-2):51-70.
Detection of Cercospora beticola by PCR in Amended and Naturally Infested Field Soil - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Hanson, S.L., Iversen, W.M., Evans, R.G. 2006. Detection of Cercospora beticola by PCR in Amended and Naturally Infested Field Soil. American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists, February 28-March 3, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah. p. 37.
Survey of Field Soils for Cercospora beticola by PCR and ELISA - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Iversen, W.M., Hanson, S.L., Evans, R.G. Survey of Field Soils for Cercospora beticola by PCR and ELISA. American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists, February 28-March 3, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah. p. 29.
Taxonomic diversity of predominant culturable bacteria associated with microaggregates from two different agroecosystems and their ability to aggregate soil in vitro Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Gaskin, J.F., Sainju, U.M., Busscher, W.J. 2007. Taxonomic diversity of predominant culturable bacteria associated with microaggregates from two different agroecosystems and their ability to aggregate soil in vitro. Applied Soil Ecology. 36(1):10–21.
Long-term tillage and cropping system effects on dryland soil carbon sequestration and fractions - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Kolberg, R.L. 2007. Long-term tillage and cropping system effects on dryland soil carbon sequestration and fractions. Positioning Agriculture and Forestry to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change. In Fourth USDA Greenhouse Gas Conference. February 6-8, 2007. Baltimore, MD. p.38.
Biological Relations of Cercospora Beticola with Host Plants and Fungal Antagonists - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Ghoshroy, S., Caesar, T., Evans, R.G., Lenssen, A.W. 2006. Biological relations of cercospora beticola with host plants and fungal antagonists [abstract]. Joint Meeting of APS, CPS, and MSA. p. 140.
Taxonomic diversity of predominant bacteria associated with microaggregates from two different agroecosystems and their ability to aggregate soil in vitro - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jun-06)
Dryland Plant Biomass and Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Pools As Influenced by Tillage and Crop Rotation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Waddell, J.T. 2007. Dryland plant biomass and soil carbon and nitrogen pools as influenced by tillage and crop rotation. Soil and Tillage Research. 93:452-461.
Leaf Spot of Cercospora Beticola: a New Disease of Safflower - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Ghoshroy, S., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G. 2007. Leaf spot of cercospora beticola: a new disease of safflower. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. 97(7):169.
Dryland Plant Biomass and Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Fractions on Transient Land As Influenced by Tillage and Crop Rotation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Jun-06)
Soil Amendments to Decrease High Strength in Se Coastal Plain Hardpans - (Proceedings)
Busscher, W.J., Novak, J.M., Caesar-Tonthat, T.C., Sojka, R.E. 2006. Soil amendments to decrease high strength in SE Coastal Plain hardpans. Southern Conservation Systems Conference Proceedings, June 26-28, 2006, Amarillo, Texas, p. 142-149.
Rhizosphere bacterial communities associated with insect root herbivory of an invasive plant, Euphorbia esula/virgata - (Abstract Only) - (08-May-06)
Soil Aggregate Stability and Components of Organic Matter Affected by Tillage. - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Chilom, G., Rice, J., Eynard, A., Schumacher, T., Nichols, K.A., Johnson, J.M., Wright, S.E., Caesar, T., Ellsbury, M.M. 2006. Soil aggregate stability and components of organic matter affected by tillage. Meeting Abstract for 2006 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, November 12-16, 2006.
Organic Matter and Polyacrylamide Amendment of Norfolk Loamy Sand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Busscher, W.J., Novak, J.M., Caesar, T. 2007. Organic matter and polyacrylamide amendment of Norfolk loamy sand. Soil & Tillage Research 93:171-178.
The effect of tillage on decomposing mulch, Verticillium, the microbial community, soil nutrients, and soil aggregation - (Proceedings)
Holtz, B., Mckenry, M., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2006. The effect of tillage on decomposing mulch, Verticillium, the microbial community, soil nutrients, and soil aggregation. California Pistachio Industry Annual Report. p. 103.
The effect of tillage on decomposing mulch, Verticillium, the microbial community, soil nutrients, and soil aggregation - (Proceedings)
Holtz, B., Hoffman, E., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2006. The effect of tillage on decomposing mulch, Verticillium, the microbial community, soil nutrients, and soil aggregation. California Pistachio Commission Production Research Report. p. 91-95.
Use of Water Treatment Residuals As a Best Management Practice to Bind P in Upland and Wetland Ecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Novak, J.M., Szogi, A.A., Watts, D.W., Basta, N.T., Dayton, E., Caesar, T. 2006. Use of water treatment residuals as a best management practice to bind p in upland and wetland ecosystems. In: Proceedings of the World Congress of Soil Science, July 9-15, 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. p. 528.
Tillage and Crop Rotation Effects on Dryland Soil and Residue Carbon and Nitrogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Waddell, J.T. 2006. Tillage and crop rotation effects on dryland soil and residue carbon and nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70(2):668-678.
Wood chipping and its effect on soil and petiole nutrients, soil aggregation, water infiltration, nematodes and basidiomycetes populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtz, B.A., Mckenry, M.V., Caesar, T. 2005. Wood chipping and its effect on soil and petiole nutrients, soil aggregation, water infiltration, nematodes and basidiomycetes populations. Mediterranean Options. 63:247-254.
Wood chipping almond brush to reduce air pollution and to study the effect of wood chips on harvest, soil nutrients, soil aggregation, and the microbial community - (Proceedings)
Holtz, B., Mckenry, M., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2005. Wood chipping almond brush to reduce air pollution and to study the effect of wood chips on harvest, soil nutrients, soil aggregation, and the microbial community. 33rd Almond Industry Conference Proceedings. Almond Board of California, December 6-7, 2006 in Modesto, California. 33:225-234.
Tillage and crop rotation effects on dryland soil carbon and nitrogen pools - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Caesar, T., Lenssen, A.W., Waddell, J.T. 2005. Tillage and crop rotation effects on dryland soil carbon and nitrogen pools. In: American Society of Agronomy Meetings, November 6-10, 2005. Salt Lake City, UT. Paper No. 318-4. Page 317.
Tillage, Crop Rotations, and Cultural Practices Effects on Dryland Soil and Crop Residue Carbon and Nitrogen Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Evans, R.G., Caesar, T., Waddell, J.T. 2005. Tillage, crop rotations, and cultural practices effects on dryland soil and crop residue carbon and nitrogen. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry, August, 22-27, 2005, St. Catharines, Canada. Available online at http://www.icsagr-fei.org/conference/2005/stcath/papers/a-sainj.doc
Carbon Sequestration in Dryland Soil and Plant Residue As Affected by Tillage and Crop Rotation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Waddell, J.T. 2005. Carbon sequestration in dryland soil and plant residue as affected by tillage and crop rotation. Third USDA Symposium on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Forestry. p. 211.
Safflower: A new host of Cercospora beticola Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Shelver, W.L., Sol, N.I., Bergman, J.W. 2005. Safflower: A new host of cercospora beticola. Plant Disease. 89(8):797-801.
Additional Evidence of Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) As An Alternate Host to Cercospora Beticola Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Sol, N.I., Goshroy, S. 2005. Additional evidence of safflower (carthamus tinctorius) as an alternate host to cercospora beticola. In: Proceedings from the 33rd Biennial Meeting Agriculture. American Society of Sugarbeet Technologists, March 2-5, 2005, Palm Springs, California. p. 144-150.
Carbon Sequestration in Dryland Soils and Plant Residue As Influenced by Tillage and Crop Rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Caesar, T., Waddell, J.T. 2006. Carbon sequestration in dryland soils and plant residue as influenced by tillage and crop rotation. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:1341-1347.
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.
Benefits of Chipping Almond Brush - (Proceedings)
Holtz, B., Mckenry, M., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2004. Benefits of Chipping Almond Brush. 32nd Almond Industry Conference Proceedings. 32:236-241.
Soil Organic Matter and Aggregate Stability Affected by Tillage - (Book / Chapter)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Johnson, J.M., Wright, S.E., Caesar, T., Ellsbury, M.M. 2005. Soil organic matter and aggregate stability affected by tillage. E.A. Ghabbour and G. Davies (eds) Humic Substances: Molecular Details and Applications in Land and Water Conservation. Taylor and Francis, Inc. New York. p. 243-258.
Isolation, Identification, and Characterization of Soil Aggregating Bacteria in Soil Microaggregates - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jul-04)
Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius L.): An Alternate Host of Cercospora Beticola - (Abstract Only)
Lartey, R.T., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J., Shelver, W.L., Sol, N.I. 2004. Safflower: an alternate host of cercospora beticola. Phytopathology. 94(6):S57.
Wood chipping almond brush and its effect on the almond rhizosphere, soil aggregation and soil nutrients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtz, B.A., Mckenry, M.V., Caesar, T. 2004. Wood chipping almond brush and its effect on the almond rhizosphere, soil aggregation and soil nutrients. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 638:127-137.
Soil Organic Matter and Aggregate Stability Affected by Tillage - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Johnson, J.M., Ellsbury, M.M., Wright, S.E., Caesar, T. 2004. Soil organic matter and aggregate stability affected by tillage. Abstracts, Humic Substances Seminar VII. Boston, MA, March 17-19, 2004. p. 54.
Benefits of Chipping Almond Brush - (Proceedings)
Holtz, B., Mckenry, M., Caesar, T., Caesar, A.J. 2003. Benefits of Chipping Almond Brush. In: Proceedings of the 31st Almond Industry Conference, December 3-4, 2003, Modesto, California. 31:164-168.
Tillage Effects on Distribution of Organic Matter among Soil Aggregate Classes - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Wright, S.E., Johnson, J.M., Caesar, T., Ellsbury, M.M. 2003. Tillage effects on distribution of organic matter among soil aggregate classes.[CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Madison, Wisconsin.
Soil Organic Matter and Aggregate Stability Affected by Tillage in the Northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
PIKUL JR, J.L., JOHNSON, J.M., CAESAR, T., WRIGHT, S.E., ELLSBURY, M.M. SOIL ORGANIC MATTER AND AGGREGATE STABILITY AFFECTED BY TILLAGE IN THE NORTHERN CORN BELT. NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER IN SOILS AND WATER NORTH CENTRAL REGION SYMPOSIUM. 2003. p. 20.
A Pcr Protocol for Rapid Detection of Cercospora Beticola in Infected Sugar Beet Tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LARTEY, R.T., WEILAND, J.J., CAESAR, T., BUCKLIN COMISKEY, S.A. A PCR protocol for rapid detection of Cercospora beticola in infected sugar beet tissues. JOURNAL OF SUGARBEET RESEARCH. 2003. V. 40 P. 1-10.
Soil Binding Properties of Mucilage Produced by a Basidiomycete Fungus in a Model System - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-02)
Role of a Saprophytic Basidiomycete Soil Fungus in Aggregate Stabilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Apr-02)
Soil Aggregate Stabilization by a Saprophytic Lignin Decomposing Basidiomycete Fungus. I. Microbiological Aspects. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caesar, T., Cochran, V.L. 2000. Soil aggregate stabilization by a saprophytic lignin-decomposing basidiomycete fungus. I. microbiological aspects. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 32(5):374-380.
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