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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ECOLOGICALLY-BASED SOIL AND CROP MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Location: North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Corn yield and nitrogen- and water-use under no-tillage rotations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Osborne, S.L., Riedell, W.E. 2012. Corn yield and nitrogen-and water-use under no-tillage rotations in the northern corn belt. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 43:2722-2734.
Microbial community-level physiological profiling based on O2 consumption as an indicator of nitrogen status of agricultural soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garland, J.L., Zabaloy, M.C., Birmele, M., Mackowiak, C.L., Lehman, R.M., Frey, S.D. 2012. Microbial community-level physiological profiling based on O2 consumption as an indicator of nitrogen status of agricultural soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 47:46-52.
Greenhouse gas fluxes from upper Midwest corn as mediated by rotation - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L. 2011. Greenhouse gas fluxes from upper Midwest corn as mediated by rotation. Meeting Abstract. Tri-Societies Meetings, San Antonio TX, October 16-19, 2011.
Spatial variation in sorption-desorption of the herbicide saflufenacil in an eroded prairie landscape - (Abstract Only)
Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Barber, B.L. 2011. Spatial variation in sorption-desorption of the herbicide saflufenacil in an eroded prairie landscape. Soil Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts, #287-3, San Antonio TX, October 16-19, 2011.
Nitrogen fertilizer management effects on soybean N components and bean leaf beetle populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Lundgren, J.G., Pikul, J.L. 2011. Nitrogen fertilizer management effects on soybean N components and bean leaf beetle populations. Agronomy Journal. 103:1432-1440. DOI: 10.2134/agronj2011.0113.
How do laboratory assessments of S-metolachlor sorption and dissipation agree with field behavior? - (Abstract Only)
Papiernik, S.K., Cabrera, A., Koskinen, W.C. 2011. How do laboratory assessments of S-metolachlor sorption and dissipation agree with field behavior? [abstract] Picogram and abstracts, Agrochemicals Division. Vol. 80, p. 81.
Cover cropping to enhance arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in diversified crop rotations of the upper midwest U.S. corn belt - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Taheri, W.I., Buyer, J.S., Osborne, S.L. 2011. Cover cropping to enhance arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in diversified crop rotations of the upper midwest U.S. corn belt. Soil Ecology Society, Kelowna, British Colombia, Canada.
Cover crop mixtures for promoting arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in production agriculture - (Abstract Only)
Taheri, W.I., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L. 2011. Cover crop mixtures for promoting arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in production agriculture. Soil Ecology Society, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
Effects of residue removal on glomalin related soil protein content of soils - (Experiment Station)
Bohlmann, A.R., Stetson, S.J., Osborne, S.L. 2011. Effects of residue removal on glomalin related soil protein content of soils. Soil/Water Research 2010 Progress Report. #SOIL PR 10-22. Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University.
Manipulating cover crops to increase mycorrhizal colonization in corn (Zea mays) - (Experiment Station)
Taheri, W.I., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L. 2011. Manipulating cover crops to increase mycorrhizal colonization in corn (Zea mays). Soil/Water 2010 Research Progress Report. #SOIL PR 10-23. Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University.
Soil salinity effects on germination of native and introduced grasses - (Experiment Station)
Riedell, W.E. 2011. Soil salinity effects on germination of native and introduced grasses. Soil/Water Research 2010 Progress Report. Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University. https://www3.sdstate.edu/ps/research/soil-fertility/reports/upload/PR10-21-Riedell.pdf.
Blending soil conservation with production: Assessment of diverse crop rotations under no-till soil management for agronomic yield and soil C sequestration - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul, J.L., Osborne, S.L., Schumacher, T.E. 2011. Blending soil conservation with production: Assessment of diverse crop rotations under no-till soil management for agronomic yield and soil C sequestration. Soil and Water Conservation Society, 66th International Annual Conference, Washington DC, July 17-20, 2011. www.swcs.org/11AC.
Assessment of salt tolerant plants to remediate saline soils - (Abstract Only)
Hemenway, J., Boltz, S., Riedell, W.E. 2011. Assessment of salt tolerant plants to remediate saline soils. Soil and Water Conservation Society, 66th International Annual Conference, Washington DC, July 17-20, 2011. www.swcs.org/11AC.
The impact of fall cover crops on soil nitrate and corn growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osborne, S.L., Dagel, K.J., Forgey, D., Beck, D. 2011. Impact of fall cover crops on soil nitrate and corn growth. Agricultural Journal. 6:35-39.
Mineral nutrient synergism and dilution responses to nitrogen fertilizer in field grown maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riedell, W.E. 2010. Mineral nutrient synergism and dilution responses to nitrogen fertilizer in field grown maize. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 173:869-874. DOI 10.1002/jpln.200900218.
Utilizing existing sensor technology to predict spring wheat grain nitrogen concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qualm, A.M., Osborne, S.L., Gelderman, R. 2010. Utilizing existing sensor technology to predict spring wheat grain nitrogen concentration. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 41:2086-2099.
Impact of low rates of nitrogen applied at planting on soybean nitrogen fixation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osborne, S.L., Riedell, W.E. 2011. Season impact of low rates of nitrogen applied at planting on soybean nitrogen fixation. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 34:436-448.
Dynamics of soil microbial communities in agroecosystems managed for biofuel production - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L. 2010. Dynamics of soil microbial communities in agroecosystems managed for biofuel production. International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Seattle WA.
Nitrogen Fertilizer Effects on Mineral Nutrient Synergism and Dilution Responses in Field Grown Corn - (Experiment Station)
Riedell, W.E. 2010. Nitrogen Fertilizer Effects on Mineral Nutrient Synergism and Dilution Responses in Field Grown Corn. Soil and Water Annual Report #PR09-19. South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station.
Insect-Damaged Corn Stalks Decompose at Rates Similar to Bt-Protected, Non-Damaged Corn Stalks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Prischmann-Voldseth, D., Rosentrater, K.A. 2010. Insect-Damaged Corn Stalks Decompose at Rates Similar to Bt-Protected, Non-Damaged Corn Stalks. Plant and Soil Journal. 333:481-490. DOI 10.1007/s11104-010-0364-8.
Manipulation of the Gut Bacterial Community in a Ground Beetle, Harpalus pensylvanicus, Influences its Feeding Behavior - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Lundgren, J.G. 2010. Manipulation of the Gut Bacterial Community in a Ground Beetle, Harpalus pensylvanicus, Influences its Feeding Behavior. American Society for Microbiology, San Diego CA, May 23-27, 2010.
Grassland Canopy Management and Native Tallgrass Species Composition Effects on C and N in Grass Canopies and Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Schumacher, T.E., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2010. Grassland Canopy Management and Native Tallgrass Species Composition Effects on C and N in Grass Canopies and Soil. Plant and Soil Journal. DOI 10.1007/s11104-010-0341-2.
Assessment of grassland management methods for balancing soil C sequestration with native grass biomass production - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Schumacher, T.E., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2010. Assessment of grassland management methods for balancing soil C sequestration with native grass biomass production. In: Proceedings Soil and Water Conservation Society 65th Annual Meeting, p.48. July 18-21, 2010. St. Louis, MO.
Native Grass Canopy Management and Species Mixture Effects on Soil C and N - (Proceedings)
Riedell, W.E., S.L. Osborne, J.L. Pikul Jr., and T.E. Schumacher. 2010. Native Grass Canopy Management and Species Mixture Effects on Soil C and N. p. 169-173. In: A. Schlegel and H.D. Bond (eds.). Proceedings Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. March 2-3, 2010. Denver CO.
Does Bt Corn Really Produce Tougher Residues - (Trade Journal)
Lehman, R.M. 2009. Does Bt Corn Really Produce Tougher Residues. The Green Sheet Farm Forum. 44(36):63F.
Ratio of Fungi:Bacteria as an indicator of change in soil quality - (Abstract Only)
Borkowski, D.M., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L. 2009. Ratio of Fungi:Bacteria as an indicator of change in soil quality. American Society for Microbiology North Central Branch Meeting, Lacrosse WI, October 9-10, 2009.
Field Studies to Evaluate Potential Differences between Bt and non-Bt Corn Residue - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Rosentrater, K.A., Prischmann-Voldseth, D. 2009. Field Studies to Evaluate Potential Differences between Bt and non-Bt Corn Residue. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh PA, November 2009.
A Community-Level Physiological Profiling Approach to Evaluating in Situ Soil Carbon Substrate Utilization and its Interaction with Bioavailable Nitrogen - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Garland, J.L., Zabaloy, M.C., Mackowiak, C.L., Frey, S.D. 2009. A Community-Level Physiological Profiling Approach to Evaluating in Situ Soil Carbon Substrate Utilization and its Interaction with Bioavailable Nitrogen. Soil Ecology Society Conference, Burlington VT, July 12-15, 2009.
Microbial Characterization of Distillers Wet Grains: Results and Challenges - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M. 2009. Microbial Characterization of Distillers Wet Grains: Results and Challenges. American Phytopathological Society North Central Division Meeting, Ames IA, June 21-23, 2009.
Crop Rotation and N Input Effects on Mineral Elements in Soil, Corn, and Grain as Revealed by Discriminant Analysis - (Experiment Station)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul Jr, J.L., Jaradat, A.A., Schumacher, T.E. 2009. Crop Rotation and N Input Effects on Mineral Elements in Soil, Corn, and Grain as Revealed by Discriminant Analysis. p. 1-3. In: L. Ulvestad (ed.) Soil/Water Research 2008 Progress Report #PR 08-23. South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. Brookings SD.
Grassland Management Effects on Long-term C and N Changes in Soil and Mixed Native Grass Canopies - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2009. Grassland Management Effects on Long-term C and N Changes in Soil and Mixed Native Grass Canopies. p. 165. In: K. Paustian (ed.) Proceedings International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Dynamics: Land Use, Management, and Global Change. July 6-9, 2009. Colorado Springs, CO.
Field Studies to Evaluate Potential Differences between Bt and non-Bt Corn Residue - (Experiment Station)
Lehman RM, Osborne SL, and Rosentrater KA. 2009. Field Studies to Evaluate Potential Differences between Bt and non-Bt Corn Residue. 2008 Progress Report #SOIL PR 08-21. Ag. Exp. Stn., Plt. Sci., SDSU. Brookings SD 57007. Available on line at: http://plantsci.sdstate.edu/soiltest/datafiles/pr%2008-21.pdf
Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid - (Book / Chapter)
Hesler, L.S., Peairs, F.B., Hein, G.L. 2009. Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid. Available: http://wiki.bugwood.org/HPIPM:Bird_Cherry_Oat_Aphid.
Nitrogen Fertilizer and Long-Term Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Fertility, Corn Yield, and Seed Compostion - (Other)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul Jr, J.L., Jaradat, A.A., Schumacher, T.E. 2009. Nitrogen Fertilizer and Long-Term Crop Rotation Effects on Soil Fertility, Corn Yield, and Seed Compostion. In: S. Coombes (ed.) 2008 Annual Report, Eastern South Dakota Soil and Water Research Farm, Brookings SD.
Crop Rotation and N Input Effects on Soil Fertility, Maize Mineral Nutrition, Yield, and Seed Composition     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul Jr, J.L., Jaradat, A.A., Schumacher, T.E. 2009. Crop Rotation and Nitrogen Input Effects on Soil Fertility, Maize Mineral Nutrition, and Seed Composition. Agronomy Journal. 101:870-879.
No Evidence that Bt Genes and their Products Influence the Susceptibility of Corn Residue to Decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Rosentrater, K.A. 2008. No Evidence that Bt Genes and their Products Influence the Susceptibility of Corn Residue to Decomposition. Agronomy Journal. 100:1687-1693.
Optimization of an oxygen-based approach for community-level physiological profiling of soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zabaloy, M.C., Lehman, R.M., Frey, S.D., Garland, J.L. 2008. Optimization of an oxygen-based approach for community-level physiological profiling of soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40(12):2960-2969.
Soil, Maize Crop, and Kernel Composition Responses to Rotation and N Fertilizer Treatments - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul Jr, J.L., Schumacher, T., Osborne, S.L., Jaradat, A.A. 2008. Soil, Maize Crop, and Kernel Composition Responses to Rotation and N Fertilizer Treatments. Agronomy Abstracts #672-6.
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.
Bacterial communities associated with the digestive tract of the predatory ground beetle, Poecilus chalcites, and their response to laboratory rearing and antibiotic treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Lundgren, J.G., Petzke, L.M. 2009. Bacterial Communities Associated with the Digestive Tract of the Predatory Ground Beetle, Poecilus chalcites, and Their Response to Laboratory Rearing and Antibiotic Treatment. Microbial Ecology. 57:349-358. Available online.
Change in Surface Soil Carbon Under Rotated Corn in Eastern South Dakota     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Johnson, J.M., Schumacher, T., Vigil, M.F., Riedell, W.E. 2008. Change in Surface Soil Carbon Under Rotated Corn in Eastern South Dakota. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 72:1738-1744.
Evaluation of Cover Crops to Increase Corn Emergence, Yield and Field Trafficability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osborne, S.L., Schumacher, T.E., Humburg, D.S. 2008. Evaluation of Cover Crops to Increase Corn Emergence, Yield and Field Trafficability. Agricultural Journal. 3:397-400.
Laboratory Assay of Soil Microbial Activities is Congruent with In Situ Conditions - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Garland, J.L., Frey, S.D. 2008. Laboratory Assay of Soil Microbial Activities is Congruent with In Situ Conditions. 108th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, Boston MA, June 1-5, 2008.
Soil Structure Examined - (Trade Journal)
Schumacher, T.E., Riedell, W.E. 2008. Soil Structure Examined. The Leading Edge 7(1):398-405:
Evaluating the Removal of Corn Residue on Crop Production and Soil Quality - (Proceedings)
Osborne, S.L., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2007. Evaluating the Removal of Corn Residue on Crop Production and Soil Quality. 37th North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Des Moines IA, November 14-15, 2007.
Changes in Soil Organic Carbon of Crop Rotations in the Northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Schumacher, T.E., Vigil, M.F., Riedell, W.E. Changes in Soil Organic Carbon of Crop Rotations in the Northern Corn Belt. In Annual Meetings Abstracts (CD-ROM). ASA, CSSA, SSSA, Madison, WI. 2007.
No Differences in Decomposition Rates observed between Bacillus thuringiensis and Non-Bacillus thuringiensis Corn Residue Incubated in the Field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Rosentrater, K.A. 2008. No Differences in Decomposition Rates observed between Bacillus thuringiensis and Non-Bacillus thuringiensis Corn Residue Incubated in the Field. Published online 11 January 2008; doi:10.2134/agrojnl2007.0123. Agron J 2008 100:163-168.
Microbial Development in Distillers Wet Grains Produced During Fuel Ethanol Production from Corn (Zea mays) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Rosentrater, K.A. 2007. Microbial Development in Distillers Wet Grains Produced During Fuel Ethanol Production from Corn (Zea mays). Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 53:1046-1052.
Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties and Maize Grain Yield - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Pikul Jr, J.L., Schumacher, T.E. 2007. Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties and Maize Grain Yield. Agronomy Abstracts 309-11.
Utilizing Remote Sensing Technology to Determine Nitrogen Nutrition and Yield of Canola - (Experiment Station)
Osborne, S.L. 2007. Utilizing Remote Sensing Technology to Determine Nitrogen Nutrition and Yield of Canola. South Dakota State University Soil/Water Research, Progress Report. Available http://plantsci.sdstate.edu/soiltest/datafiles/PR%2006-29.pdf, SOIL PR 06-29.
Development of a Critical Value for Late-Season Nitrogen to Increase Spring Wheat Protein - (Experiment Station)
Weinkauf, A.M., Osborne, S.L., Gelderman, R. 2007. Development of a Critical Value for Late-Season Nitrogen to Increase Spring Wheat Protein. South Dakota State University Soil/Water Research, Progress Report. Available http://plantsci.sdstate.edu/soiltest/datafiles/PR%2006-30.pdf, SOIL PR 06-30.
Studies of Corn Stover Decomposition Using the Litter Bag Technique - (Experiment Station)
Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Rosentrater, K.A. 2007. Studies of Corn Stover Decomposition Using the Litter Bag Technique. 2006 Progress Report #SOIL PR 06-32. Ag. Exp. Stn., Plt. Sci., SDSU. Brookings SD 57007. Available online at http://plantsci.sdstate.edu/soiltest/datafiles/PR%2006-32.pdf.
Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties - (Abstract Only)
Riedell, W.E., Pikul Jr, J.L., Osborne, S.L., Schumacher, T.E. 2007. Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties. p.1. In: R. Gelderman (ed.) Proceedings Professional Soil Scientists Association of South Dakota Annual Meeting, Huron, South Dakota.
No-Till Soil Management and the New Vision for Agriculture - (Popular Publication)
Riedell, W.E. 2007. No-Till Soil Management and the New Vision for Agriculture. Brookings Register, February 21, 2007, p.B6.
Microbial Populations and Hypothesized Function within the Guts of Two Ground Beetles - (Abstract Only)
Lehman, R.M., Lundgren, J.G., Chee Sanford, J.C. 2007. Microbial Populations and Hypothesized Function within the Guts of Two Ground Beetles. Meeting Abstract. 107th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 21-25, 2007.
Determining Nitrogen Nutrition and Yield of Canola through Existing Remote Sensing Technology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osborne, S.L. 2007. Determining Nitrogen Nutrition and Yield of Canola through Existing Remote Sensing Technology. Agricultural Journal. 2:180-184.
Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties, Maize Grain Yield, and Seed Composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riedell, W.E., Osborne, S.L., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2007. Tillage Management and Previous Crop Effects on Soil Physical Properties, Maize Grain Yield, and Seed Composition. Recent Research Developments in Soil Science, 2(2007):1-12.
Utilizing Existing Sensor Technology to Develop a Late-Season Critical Value for Spring Wheat Protein - (Proceedings)
Weinkauf, A.M., Osborne, S.L., Gelderman, R. 2006. Utilizing Existing Sensor Technology to Develop a Late-Season Critical Value for Spring Wheat Protein. 2006 North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, November 7-8, 2006.
Utilizing the Greenseeker to Evaluate Spring Wheat Growth and Yield - (Proceedings)
Osborne, S.L., Gelderman, R., Weinkauf, A.M. 2006. Utilizing the Greenseeker to Evaluate Spring Wheat Growth and Yield. 2006 North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Des Moines, Iowa, November 7-8, 2006.
Soil Organic Matter and Aggregate Stability under Contrasting Management in Eastern South Dakota - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L., Nichols, K.A., Eynard, A., Schumacher, T. 2005. Soil organic matter and aggregate stability under contrasting management in Eastern South Dakota. ASA/CSSA/SSSA Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6-10, 2005. In Agronomy Abstracts, 2005. American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI.
Improved Soil Quality under Diversified Rotation and No Tillage in Eastern South Dakota - (Abstract Only)
Pikul Jr, J.L. 2005. Improved soil quality under diversified rotation and no tillage in Eastern South Dakota. 2005 Annual Meeting of Soil and Water Conservation Society, Rochester, New York, July 30-August 3, 2005. Available at http://swcs.org.
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