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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SOIL RESOURCE EVALUATION OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE AGROECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Glomalin and soil aggregation under six management systems in the Northern Great Plains, USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A., Millar, J. 2013. Glomalin and soil aggregation under six management systems in the Northern Great Plains, USA. Open Journal of Soil Science. 3:374-378.
Sequence effects among crops on alluvial-derived soil compared with those on glacial till-derived soil in the northern Great Plains, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Merrill, S.D., Tanaka, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Krupinsky, J.M., Hanson, J.D., Anderson, R.L. 2012. Sequence effects among crops on alluvial-derived soil compared with those on glacial till-derived soil in the northern Great Plains, USA. Agricultural Systems. 107:1-12.
Agricultural greenhouse gas trading markets in North America - (Book / Chapter)
Reicosky, D.C., Goddard, T., Enerson, D., Chan, A., Liebig, M.A. 2012. Agricultural greenhouse gas trading markets in North America. Book Chapter. p. 423-438. IN: Liebig, M.A., A.J. Franzluebbers, and R.F. Follett (Eds.) Managing agricultural greenhouse gases: Coordinated agricultural research through GRACEnet to address our changing climate. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
Greenhouse gas flux from managed grasslands in the U.S. - (Book / Chapter)
Liebig, M.A., Dong, X., Mclain, J.E., Dell, C.J. 2012. Greenhouse gas flux from managed grasslands in the U.S. Book Chapter. p. 183-202. IN: Liebig, M.A., A.J. Franzluebbers, and R.F. Follett (Eds.) Managing agricultural greenhouse gases: Coordinated agricultural research through GRACEnet to address our changing climate. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
Soil quality demonstrations for building economically and environmentally sustainable soil - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A., Liebig-Samson, S., Stika, J., Kutka, F., Lewton, M., Archuleta, R. 2011. Soil quality demonstrations for building economically and environmentally sustainable soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 72-2.
Nitrous oxide emissions at the surface of agricultural soils in the Red River Valley of the North, USA - (Book / Chapter)
Phillips, B.L., Ficken, C.D. 2011. Nitrous oxide emissions at the surface of agricultural soils in the Red River Valley of the North, USA. Book Chapter. p. 29-49. IN: (Eds. Guo, L., Guneseka, A. and Hauserman, R.) Understanding Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agricultural Management. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and glomalin in fumigated and natural soils - (Experiment Station)
Ashley, R.O., Nichols, K.A. 2011. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and glomalin in fumigated and natural soils. Dickinson Research Extension Center Publications. 2011 Annual Report. www.ag.ndsu.edu/DickinsonREC/annual-reports-1/2010-annual-report/agron10i.pdf.
Field-scale soil property changes under switchgrass managed for bioenergy     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmer, M.R., Liebig, M.A., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2011. Field-scale soil property changes under switchgrass managed for bioenergy. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 3: 439-448.
Effect of soil depth and topographic position on plant productivity and community development on 28-year old reclaimed mine lands     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wick, A.F., Merrill, S.D., Toy, T.J., Liebig, M.A. 2011. Effect of soil depth and topographic position on plant productivity and community development on 28-year old reclaimed mine lands. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 66(3):201-211.
Crop sequence influences on sustainable spring wheat production in the northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tanaka, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Krupinsky, J.M., Merrill, S.D. 2010. Crop sequence influences on sustainable spring wheat production in the northern Great Plains. Sustainability. 2(12):3695-3709.
Soil physiochemical controls on trace gas emissions for a North Dakota mollisol - (Abstract Only)
Wick, A.F., Phillips, B.L., Liebig, M.A., Daniels, W.L. 2010. Soil physiochemical controls on trace gas emissions for a North Dakota mollisol. IN: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Meeting abstract on CDROM. October 31 - November 4, 2010. Long Beach, CA.
Sampling Protocols. Chapter 1. Guidelines for site description and soil sampling, processing, analysis, and archiving - (Book / Chapter)
Liebig, M.A., Varvel, G.E., Honeycutt, C.W. 2010. Sampling Protocols. Chapter 1. Guidelines for site description and soil sampling, processing, analysis, and archiving. IN: GRACEnet Sampling Protocols. R.F. Follett, editor. p. 1-1 to 1-5. Available at http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/GRACEnet.
Glomalin as an indicator of mycorrhizae in tropical agroecosystems - (Book / Chapter)
Toro, M., Nichols, K.A. 2011. Glomalin as an indicator of mycorrhizae in tropical agroecosystems. IN: Microbial Ecology of Tropical Soils. A.S.F. de Araujo M. do Vale Barreeto Figueiredo (Eds.). Book Chapter. p. 207-247.
A whole soil stability index (WSSI) for evaluating soil aggregation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A., Toro, M. 2011. A whole soil stability index (WSSI) for evaluating soil aggregation. Soil and Tillage Research. 111:99-104. doi:10.1016/j.still.2010.08.014
An inexpensive and simple method to demonstrate soil water and nutrient flow     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A., and Samson-Liebig, S. 2011. An inexpensive and simple method to demonstrate soil water and nutrient flow. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 40:51-57.
Management Strategies and Practices for Increasing Storage of Organic C and N in Soil in Cropping Systems in the Northern Great Plains of North America - (Book / Chapter)
Malhi, S.S., Lemke, R., Liebig, M.A., Mcconkey, B., Schoenau, J.J., Cihacek, L.J., Campbell, C. 2010. Management strategies and practices for increasing storage of organic C and N in soil in cropping systems in the northern Great Plains of North America. Book Chapter. P. 325-384. IN: S.S. Malhi et al. (Eds.) Recent trends in soil science and agronomy research in the northern Great Plains of North America. Research Signpost, Kerala, India.
Recent Trends in Soil Science and Agronomy Research in the Northern Great Plains of North America - (Book / Chapter)
Malhi, S.S., Gan, Y., Schoenau, J.J., Lemke, R.L., Liebig, M.A. 2010. Recent trends in soil science and agronomy research in the northern Great Plains of North America. Research Signpost, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Complete Book. 427 pp.
Glomalin production and accumulation in soilless pot cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A. 2010. Glomalin production and accumulation in soilless pot cultures. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 90:567-570. doi:10.4141/CJSS09041
Soil aggregation as mechanism for understanding the roles of soil biota in the sustainable usage of natural resources - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A. 2010. Soil aggregation as mechanism for understanding the roles of soil biota in the sustainable usage of natural resources. IN: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 31 October - 4 November 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Crop sequence and tillage influences on dryland spring wheat production - (Abstract Only)
Tanaka, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Merrill, S.D., 2010. Crop sequence and tillage influences on dryland spring wheat production. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 234-3.
Corn response to skip-row planting configuration in North Dakota - (Abstract Only)
Lungren, N., Twedt, E., Brodshaug, J., Kandel, H., Tanaka, D.L., Ransom, J. 2010. Corn response to skip-row planting configuration in North Dakota. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. No. 67-4.
Switchgrass affects on soil property changes in the Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Schmer, M.R., Liebig, M.A., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2010. Switchgrass affects on soil property changes in the Great Plains. Abstract #56-8. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-3 Nov. 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Change in Soil Phosphorus as Influenced by Crop Sequence, Tillage, and N Fertilization - (Proceedings)
Liebig, M.A., Halvorson, A.D. 2010. Change in Soil Phosphorus as Influenced by Crop Sequence, Tillage, and N Fertilization. p. 205-210. IN: A.J. Schlegel and H.D. Bond (Eds.) Great Plains Soil Fertility Conf. Proc. Vol. 13. Denver, CO. March 2-3, 2010. Kansas State Univ.
Grazing Management Contributions to Net Global Warming Potential: A Long-Term Evaluation in the Northern Great Plains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Gross, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Phillips, B.L., Hanson, J.D. 2010. Grazing Management Contributions to Net Global Warming Potential: A Long-Term Evaluation in the Northern Great Plains. J. Environ. Qual. 39(3):799-809.
Farming systems with improved returns to inputs of energy and water in the Northern Great Plains of North America - (Book / Chapter)
Byron, I.R., Tanaka, D.L., Cutforth, H. 2010. Farming systems with improved returns to inputs of energy and water in the Northern Great Plains of North America. Book Chapter 15. p. 409-427. IN: S.S. Malhi et al. (Eds.) Recent trends in soil science and agronomy research in the Northern Great Plains of North America. Research Signpost, Kerala, India.
Net Fluxes of CO2, N20, and CH4 Following Agronomic Additions of Urea for Prairie and Arable Soil Cores - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, B.L., Podrebarac, F.A. 2009. Net Fluxes of CO2, N20, and CH4 Following Agronomic Additions of Urea for Prairie and Arable Soil Cores. Meeting Abstract.
Soil Biological Engineering to Enhance your Bottom Line - (Proceedings)
Nichols, K.A. 2009. Soil Biological Engineering to Enhance your Bottom Line. Meeting Proceedings.
Effects of Land Form and Soil Characteristics on Plant Community Development and Productivity on 28-Year Old Reclaimed Mine Land - (Abstract Only)
Merrill, S.D., Wick, A.F., Liebig, M.A. 2009. Effects of Land Form and Soil Characteristics on Plant Community Development and Productivity on 28-Year Old Recliamed Mine Land. Meeting Abstract.
Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the Northern Great Plains - (Book / Chapter)
Tanaka, D.L., Lyon, D.J., Miller, P.R., Merrill, S.D., Mcconkey, B.G. 2010. Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the Northern Great Plains. p. 81-102. In: T.M. Zobeck and W.F. Schillinger (eds.) Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the United States. SSSA Spec. Publ. 60. SSSA, Madison, WI.
Grazing Management Contributions to Net Global Warming Potential: A Three Year Evaluation in the Northern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Gross, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Phillips, B.L., Hanson, J.D. 2009. Grazing Management Contributions to Net Global Warming Potential: A Three Year Evaluation in the Northern Great Plains. Meeting Abstract.
Grazing Effects on Net Global Warming Potential in Mixed Grass Prairie - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Gross, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Phillips, B.L., Hanson, J.D. 2009. Grazing Effects on Net Global Warming Potential in Mixed Grass Prairie. Meeting Abstract. P. 99. IN: K. Paustian et al. (Eds.) International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Dynamics Abst. Book. 6-7 July 2009, Colorado Springs, CO. NREL, Ft. Collins, CO.
Barley Production in North America (Sub Chapter) - (Book / Chapter)
Schillinger, W.F., Mckenzie, R.H., Tanaka, D.L. 2011. Barley Production in North America. pages 241-251. IN: Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses. Steven E. Ullrich (Ed.). World Agriculture Series. Wiley-Blackwell. A. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Fallow Effects on Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Flux in Central North Dakota     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Tanaka, D.L., Gross, J.R. 2010. Fallow Effects on Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Flux in Central North Dakota. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(2): 358-365.
Microbial Engineering to Enhance Your Bottom Line - (Proceedings)
Nichols, K.A. 2008. Microbial Engineering to Enhance Your Bottom Line. Meeting Proceedings.
Dynamic cropping systems: Holistic approach for dryland agricultural systems in the northern Great Plains of North America - (Book / Chapter)
Tanaka, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Krupinsky, J.M., Merrill, S.D. 2010. Dynamic cropping systems: Holistic approach for dryland agricultural systems in the northern Great Plains of North America. p. 301-324. IN: S.S. Malhi et al. (Eds.) Recent trends in soil science and agronomy research in the northern Great Plains of North America. Research Signpost, Kerala, India.
Patterns of Substrate Utilization During Long-Term Incubations at Different Temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steinweg, J.M., Plante, A.F., Conant, R.T., Paul, E.A., Tanaka, D.L. 2008. Patterns of Substrate Utilization During Long-Term Incubations at Different Temperatures. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40:2272-2728.
Fallow Contributions to Greenhouse Gas Flux in Dryland Cropping Systems: Observations from a GRACEnet Site in Central North Dakota - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Gross, J.R., Tanaka, D.L. 2008. Fallow Contributions to Greenhouse Gas Flux in Dryland Cropping Systems: Observations from a GRACEnet Site in Central North Dakota. IN: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 5-9 October 2008. Houston, TX.
Effects of Normal and Altered Cattle Urine on Short-term Greenhouse Gas Flux from Mixed-Grass Prairie in the northern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Kronberg, S.L., Gross, J.R. 2008. Effects of Normal and Altered Cattle Urine on Short-term Greenhouse Gas Flux from Mixed-Grass Prairie in the northern Great Plains. Agric. Ecosys. Environ. 125:57-64.
Opportunities to utilize the USDA-ARS Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory soil sample archive - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Wikenheiser, D.J., Nichols, K.A. 2008. Opportunities to utilize the USDA-ARS Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory soil sample archive. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72:975-977.
Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the Northern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Tanaka, D.L., Mc Conkey, B., Merrill, S.D. 2007. Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the Northern Great Plains. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. New Orleans, LA. November 4-8, 2007.
Soil Productivity at Two North Dakota Sites Differing in Topsoil Quality and Profile Structure - (Abstract Only)
Merrill, S.D., Tanaka, D.L., Liebig, M.A., Krupinsky, J.M., Hanson, J.D. 2007. Soil productivity at two North Dakota sites differing in topsoil quality and profile structure. IN: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 4-8 November 2007. New Orleans, LA. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Management of Dryland Cropping Systems in the U.S. Great Plains: Effects on Soil Organic Carbon - (Book / Chapter)
Liebig, M.A., Mikha, M.M., Potter, K.N. 2009. Management of Dryland Cropping Systems in the U.S. Great Plains: Effects on Soil Organic Carbon. Soil Science Society of America Special Publication Book Chapter. P. 97-113. In: R. Lal and R.F. Follett (Eds.) Soil carbon sequestration and the greenhouse effect, 2nd Ed. SSSA Spec. Publ. 57. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
The Role of Hydropedologic Vegetation Zones in Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Agricultural Wetland Landscapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O. 2008. The Role of Hydropedologic Vegetation Zones in Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Agricultural Wetland Landscapes. Catena 72:386-394.
Carbon Energy Flows Belowground - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, K.A. 2007. Carbon Energy Flows Belowground. Meeting Proceedings for the 29th Annual Zero Tillage and Winter Wheat Workshop, Brandon, Manitoba. Feb. 5-7. pp. 1059-1161.
Late-Autumn Manure Application Increases Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Frozen Croplands - (Trade Journal)
Phillips, R.L. Late-Autumn Manure Application Increases Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Frozen Croplands. Trade Journal Publication. Crop Science of America News 52:4.
Water Use and Crop Production: Crop Sequence Influence     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Tanaka, D.L., Merrill, S.D., Krupinsky, J.M., Liebig, M.A., Hanson, J.D. 2007. Water Use and Crop Production: Crop Sequence Influence. Meeting Proceedings.
Global Warming Potential of Long-Term Grazing Management Systems in the Northern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Gross, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Phillips, R.L. 2007. Global Warming Potential of Long-Term Grazing Management Systems in the Northern Great Plains. IN: Proc. 4th USDA Greenhouse Gas Symposium, 5-8 Feb 2007. Baltimore, MD [CDROM].
Spring Wheat Production As Influenced by Previous Crop Species - (Abstract Only)
Tanaka, D.L., Krupinsky, J.M., Merrill, S.D., Liebig, M.A., Hanson, J.D. 2006. Spring wheat production as influenced by previous crop species. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Carbon and nitrogen in operationally-defined soil organic matter pools - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, K.A., Wright, S.F. 2006. Carbon and nitrogen in operationally-defined soil organic matter pools. Biol. Fertil. Soils 43:215-220.
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