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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOP AND IMPROVE STRATEGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURAL CROPS AND SOILS

Location: Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research

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

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.
Development and application of a soil organic matter based soil quality index in mineralized terrane of the Western US     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blecker, S.W., Stillings, L.L., Amacher, M.C., Ippolito, J.A., Decrappeo, N.M. 2012. Development and application of a soil organic matter based soil quality index in mineralized terrane of the Western US. Environmental Earth Sciences. 68:1887-1901. DOI 10.1007/s12665-012-1876-8.
Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R., Koehn, A.C. 2012. Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength. Geoderma. 189-190:199-206.
Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A. 2013. Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S. Hydrological Processes. 27:1739-1750.
Development of vegetation based soil quality indices for mineralized terrane in arid and semi-arid ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blecker, S., Stillings, L., Mcamacher, M., Ippolito, J.A., Decrappeo, N. 2012. Development of vegetation based soil quality indices for mineralized terrane in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Journal of Ecological Indicators. 20:65-74.
Riparian shrub metal concentrations and growth in amended fluvial mine tailings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meiman, P., Davis, N., Brummer, J., Ippolito, J.A. 2012. Riparian shrub metal concentrations and growth in amended fluvial mine tailings. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 223(4):1815-1828.
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.
Biochar and manure affects calcareous soil and corn silage nutrient concentrations and uptake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Ippolito, J.A. 2012. Biochar and manure affects calcareous soil and corn silage nutrient concentrations and uptake. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(4): 1033-1043 DOI: 10.2134/jeq2011.0126.
Switchgrass biochar effects two aridisols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Novak, J.M., Busscher, W.J., Ahmedna, M., Rehrah, D., Watts, D.W. 2012. Switchgrass biochar effects two aridisols. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(4): 1123-1130.
Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E. 2011. Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil. Journal of Hydrology. 403(1&2):58-65.
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.
Biochar Usage: Pros and Cons - (Proceedings)
Ippolito, J.A., Lentz, R.D., Novak, J.M., Spokas, K.A., Collins, H.P., Streubel, J. 2011. Biochar Usage: Pros and Cons. Western Nutrient Management Conference Proceedings. 9:93-98.
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.
Learning Gains and Response to Digital Lessons on Soil Genesis and Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mamo, M., Ippolito, J.A., Kettler, T., Mccallister, D., Morner, P., Husmann, D., Blankenship, E. 2011. Reinforcing concepts of soil genesis and development through principles and applications e-lessons. Journal of Geoscience Education. 59(4):194-204.
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.
Drinking water treatment residuals: A Review of recent uses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Barbarick, K.A., Elliott, H.A. 2011. Drinking water treatment residuals: A Review of recent uses. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(1):1-12(2011).
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.
Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Meetings Abstracts.
Fifteen years of wheat yield, N uptake, and soil nitrate-N dynamics in a biosolids-amended agroecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barbarick, K.A., Ippolito, J.A., Mcdaniel, J. 2010. Fifteen years of wheat yield, N uptake, and soil nitrate-N dynamics in a biosolids-amended agroecosystem. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 10.1016/j.agee.2010.07.007.
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.
Phosphorus Removal By Silage Corn In Southern Idaho - (Popular Publication)
Moore, A., Hines, S., Brown, B., De Haro Marti, M., Falen, C., Chahine, M., Fife, T., Norell, R., Ippolito, J.A. 2010. Phosphorus Removal By Silage Corn In Southern Idaho. Nutrient Management Newsletter for Idaho, University of Idaho Extension. 2(3):1,4.
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).
Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1402-1415(2010).
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.
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.
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/.
Managing runoff water quality from recently manured, furrow irrigated fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Westermann, D.T. 2010. Managing Runoff Water Quality From Recently Manured, Furrow Irrigated Fields. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(4):1310-1319.
Phosphorus Biogeochemistry Across a Precipitation Gradient in Grasslands of Central North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Blecker, S.W., Freeman, C.L., Mcculley, R.L., Blair, J.M., Kelly, E.F. 2010. Phosphorus Biogeochemistry Across a Precipitation Gradient in Grasslands of Central North America. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:954-961.
Biochar: A soil amendment worth considering - (Popular Publication)
Ippolito, J.A., Lentz, R.D., Novak, J.M. 2009. Biochar: A soil amendment worth considering. University of Idaho Miscellaneous Publication. 2(2):1-2.
Online Soil Science Lesson 3: Soil Forming Factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ippolito, J.A., Mamo, M., Kettler, T., Reuter, R., Mccallister, D., Zanner, W., Geiss, C., Morner, P., Soester, J. 2009. Online Soil Science Lesson 3: Soil Forming Factors. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 38:239.
Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 1 - Rocks and Minerals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geiss, C., Mamo, M., Kettler, T., Ippolito, J.A., Reuter, R., Mccallister, D., Zanner, W., Morner, P., Soester, J. 2009. Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 1 - Rocks and Minerals. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 38:238.
Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 2 - Processes of Weathering - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mamo, M., Kettler, T., Ippolito, J.A., Reuter, R., Mccallister, D., Zanner, W., Geiss, C., Morner, P., Soester, J. 2009. Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 2 - Processes of Weathering. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 38:238.
Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 4 - Soil Profile Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reuter, R., Mamo, M., Kettler, T., Ippolito, J.A., Mccallister, D., Zanner, W., Geiss, C., Morner, P., Soester, J. 2009. Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 4 - Soil Profile Development. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 38:239.
Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 5 - Soil Geography and Classification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zanner, W., Kettler, T., Mamo, M., Ippolito, J.A., Reuter, R., Mccallister, D., Geiss, C., Morner, P., Soester, J. 2009. Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 5 - Soil Geography and Classification. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 38:240.
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.
Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehrsch, G.A., Gallian, J.J. 2010. Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 47(1&2):1-21.
Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils - (Abstract Only)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L., Henderson, R.A., Kostka, S.J. 2009. Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts [CD-ROM]. Paper No. 52815.
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.
Dairy manure field applications – How much is too much? - (Experiment Station)
Moore, A., Ippolito, J.A. 2009. Dairy manure field applications – How much is too much? University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Bulletin. CIS 1156:1-5.
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.
Long-term polyacrylamide formulation effects on soil erosion, water infiltration, and yields of furrow-irrigated crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lentz, R.D., Sojka, R.E. 2009. Long-term polyacrylamide formulation effects on soil erosion, water infiltration, and yields of furrow-irrigated crops. Agronomy Journal. 101(2):305-314.
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.
Manure effects on soil N in eroded and non-eroded, sprinkler-irrigated soil - (Abstract Only)
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Toxicity of anionic polyacrylamide formulations when used for erosion control in agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weston, D.P., Lentz, R.D., Cahn, M.D., Ogle, R.S., Rothert, A.K., Lydy, M.J. 2009. Toxicity of anionic polyacrylamide formulations when used for erosion control in agriculture. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38:238-247.
Impact of sheep bedding on soil nutrient dynamics in the Centennial Mountains of Montana and Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leytem, A.B., Seefeldt, S.S. 2008. Impact of sheep bedding on soil nutrient dynamics in the Centennial Mountains of Montana and Idaho. Soil Science. 173(8):503-510.
USDA-ARS Perspective on Pam - (Proceedings)
Lentz, R.D. 2009. USDA-ARS perspective on PAM. Proceedings of the PAM and PAM Alternatives Workshop, February 26-27, 2008, Reno, Nevada. p. 3-5.
Biosolids application to no-till dryland crop rotations - (Experiment Station)
Barbarick, K.A., Ippolito, J.A., Hansen, N.C., Mcdaniel, J.P. 2008. Biosolids application to no-till dryland crop rotations. Colorado State University Technical Report TR08-07. p. 1-17.
Revegetation of Fluvial Mine Tailing Deposits: The Use of Five Riparian Shrub Species - (Proceedings)
Davis, N., Meiman, P., Brummer, J., Ippolito, J.A. 2008. Revegetation of Fluvial Mine Tailing Deposits: The Use of Five Riparian Shrub Species. High Altitude Revegetation Conference Proceedings, March 5-6, 2008, Fort Collins, Colorado. p. 135-154.
Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn - (Proceedings)
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Westermann, D.T. 2008. Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn. In: Moore, A., editor. Proceedings of the 4th Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 4, 2008, Jerome, Idaho. p. 42-48.
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.
The importance and challenge of modeling irrigation-induced erosion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sojka, R.E., Bjorneberg, D.L., Trout, T.J., Strelkoff, T., Nearing, M.A. 2007. The importance and challenge of modeling irrigation-induced erosion. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 62(3):153-162.
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.
Management of irrigated agriculture to increase carbon storage - (Proceedings)
Sojka, R.E., Entry, J.A., Shewmaker, G.E., Fuhrmann, J.A. 2007. Management of irrigated agriculture to increase carbon storage. In: Currie, L.D., Yates, L.J., editors. Proceedings of the Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre Workshop. Designing Sustainable Farms: Critical Aspects of Soil and Water Management, February 8-9, 2007, Palmerston North, New Zealand. p. 189-202.
Matrix-based fertilizer: A new fertilizer formulation concept to reduce nutrient leaching - (Proceedings)
Sojka, R.E., Entry, J.A. 2007. Matrix-based fertilizer: A new fertilizer formulation concept to reduce nutrient leaching. In: Currie, L.D., Yates, L.J., editors. Proceedings of the Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre Workshop. Designing Sustainable Farms: Critical Aspects of Soil and Water Management, February 8-9, 2007, Palmerston North, New Zealand. p. 67-85.
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.
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.
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