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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGING LIMITED IRRIGATION AND RAINFALL FOR CROP PRODUCTION IN SEMI-ARID ENVIRONMENTS

Location: Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research

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

Landscape-Scale water balance of cotton fields - (Abstract Only)
Lascano, R.J., Booker, J. 2012. Landscape-Scale water balance of cotton fields[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 205-1.
Comparison of Deficit Irrigation Scheduling Methods that Use Canopy Temperature Measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, J.T., Gitz, D.C., Lascano, R.J., Mahan, J.R., Eprath, J.E. 2013. Comparison of deficit irrigation scheduling methods that use canopy temperature measurements. Plant Biosystems. 147(1):40-49.
Reproduction of 20th century inter- to multi-decadel surface temperature variablilty in radiatively forced coupled climate models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, P., Cordero, E., Mauget, S.A. 2012. Reproduction of 20th century inter- to multi-decadel surface temperature variablilty in radiatively forced coupled climate models. Journal of Geophysical Research. 117:1-15.
Effect of solar loading on greenhouse containers used in transpiration efficiency screening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitz, D.C., Xin, Z., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J., Burke, J.J. 2012. Effect of solar loading on greenhouse containers used in transpiration efficiency screening. Agronomy Journal. 104(2):388-392.
Andean snowpack since AD 1150 inferred from rainfall, tree-ring and documentary records - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masiokas, M., Villalba, R., Prieto, M.R., Christie, D., Le Quesne, C., Betman, E., Luckman, B.H., Mauget, S.A. 2012. Andean snowpack since AD 1150 inferred from rainfall, tree-ring and documentary records. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 117 D05112.
Spatial Distribution and Morphology of Sediments in Texas Southern High Plains Playa Wetlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villarreal, C., Zartman, R., Hudnall, W., Gitz, D.C., Rainwater, K., Smith, L. 2012. Spatial Distribution and Morphology of Sediments in Texas Southern High Plains Playa Wetlands. Texas Water Journal. 3(1):1-13.
Field test of an open system to measure canopy gas exchange - (Abstract Only)
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Payton, P.R., Lascano, R.J. 2011. Field test of an open system to measure canopy gas exchange[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 16-20, 2012. San Antonio, TX. Paper No. 224-20.
Modeling Center Pivot Irrigated Cotton at Field Scale - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J., Lascano, R.J. 2011. Modeling Center Pivot Irrigated Cotton at Field Scale[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America,Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Understanding Soil Microbial Community Structural and Functional Responses to Climate Change - (Abstract Only)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., Tissue, D., Zak, J. 2011. Understanding Soil Microbial Community Structural and Functional Responses to Climate Change[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Climate Verification Using Running Mann Whitney Z Statistics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Cordero, E., Brown, P. 2012. Climate Verification Using Running Mann Whitney Z Statistics. Journal of Climate. 25(5): 1570-1586.
Modifying Polymer Flocculants for the Removal of Inorganic Phophate from Water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goebel, T.S., Mckinnes, K., Lascano, R.J., Marchand, L., Davis, T. 2011. Modifying polymer flocculants for the removal of inorganic phophate from water. Tetrahedron Letters. 52(41): 5241-5244.
Precision Agriculture and Nutrient Cycling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D. 2013. Precision Agriculture and Nutrient Cycling. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Management. Taylor and Francis: New York, NY. 2217-2223.
Measurements of CO2 and H2O fluxes of crop plants are essential to understand the impacts of environmental variables on crop productivity - (Proceedings)
Baker, J.T., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Lascano, R.J. 2011. Measurements of CO2 and H2O fluxes of crop plants are essential to understand the impacts of environmental variables on crop productivity[abstract]. Biological Systems Simulation Group Proceedings, April 18-21, 2011, Austin, Texas, p.1.
Modeling Pivot Irrigated Cotton at Field-Scale: Development of the PALMSCot Model - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J., Lascano, R.J., Zartan, R. 2011. Modeling Pivot Irrigated Cotton at Field-Scale: Development of the PALMSCot Model[abstract]. Biological Systems Simulation Group. April 18-21, 2011 Austin, Texas. p. 2.
Recursive Calculation of Crop Evaptranspiration - (Abstract Only)
Lascano, R.J. 2011. Recursive Calculation of Crop Evaptranspiration[abstract]. Biological Systems Simulation Group. April 18-21, 2011, Austin, Texas. p. 22-24.
Soil Water Content on Drip Irrigated Cotton: Comparison of Measured and Calculated Values Obtained with the Hydrus 2-D Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bufon, V.B., Lascano, R.J., Bednarz, C., Booker, J.D., Gitz, D.C. 2012. Soil Water Content on Drip Irrigated Cotton: Comparison of Measured and Calculated Values Obtained with the Hydrus 2-D Model. Irrigation Science. 30(4):259-273.
Deficit irrigation for enhancing sustainable water use: Comparison of cotton nitrogen uptake and prediction of lint yield in a multivariate autoregressive state-space model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Lascano, R.J. 2011. Deficit irrigation for enhancing sustainable water use: Comparison of cotton nitrogen uptake and prediction of lint yield in a multivariate autoregressive state-space model. Soil Use and Management. 71(2):224-231.
Incorporation of Hourly Weather Input Data to Cotton2K - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J.D., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J. 2011. Incorporation of Hourly Weather Input Data to Cotton2K. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia. p. 158-165.
Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region - (Proceedings)
Acosta Martinez, V., Bell, C., Morris, B., Zak, J., Allen, V.G. 2010. Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Proceedings. November 7-13, 2010, Santiago, Chile.
The Ogallala Agro-Climate Tool (Technical Description) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Leiker, G.R. 2010. The Ogallala Agro-Climate Tool. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 74(1):155-162.
A field test of recursive calculation of crop evapotranspiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Van Bavel, C., Evett, S.R. 2010. A field test of recursive calculation of crop evapotranspiration. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(4):1117-1126.
Time Series Analysis Based on Running Mann Whitney Z Statistics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A. 2011. Time Series Analysis Based on Running Mann Whitney Z Statistics. Journal of Time Series Analysis. 32(1): 47-53.
Calculation of water evapoation in arid climates - (Abstract Only)
Lascano, R.J., Van Bavel, C.H., Evett, S.R. 2012. Calculation of water evapoation in arid climates[abstract]. 3rd International Conference on Deserts, Drylands, and Desertification. November 8-11, 2011, Sede Boqer, Israel.
Calculation of canopy resistance with a recursive evapotranspiration model - (Proceedings)
Lascano, R.J., Evett, S.R. 2010. Calculation of canopy resistance with a recursive evapotranspiration model[abstract]. World Congress of Soil Science. August 1-6, 2010, Brisbane, Australia. p. 20-23.
Intra-to multidecadel variations of snowpack and streamflow records in the Andes of Chile and Argentina between 30 degrees and 37 degrees S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masiokas, M., Villalba, R., Luckman, B., Mauget, S.A. 2010. Intra-to multidecadel variations of snowpack and streamflow records in the Andes of Chile and Argentina between 30 degrees and 37 degrees S. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 11:822-831.
The identification of distinct patterns in California temperature trends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Codero, E.C., Kessomkiat, W., Abatzoglou, J., Mauget, S.A. 2011. The identification of distinct patterns in California temperature trends. Climatic Change. 108:357-382.
Estimating recharge through Playa Lakes to the Southern High Plains Aquifer - (Abstract Only)
Rainwater, K., Ganesan, G., Gitz, D.C., Zartman, R., Hudnall, W., Smith, L. 2009. Estimating recharge through Playa Lakes to the Southern High Plains Aquifer[abstract]. American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA. December 14-18, 2009.
Alfalfa canopy resistance from lysimetric and radiometric measurements - (Abstract Only)
Lascano, R.J., Van Bavel, C.M., Evett, S.R. 2009. Alfalfa canopy resistance from lysimetric and radiometric measurements[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Paper No. 34-7.
Long-Term Dryland Cropping Systems and Their Impact on Selected Soil Parameters in the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J.D., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M. 2009. Long-Term Dryland Cropping Systems and Their Impact on Selected Soil Parameters in the Texas High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Relating xylem cavitation to transpiration in cotton - (Abstract Only)
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Leiker, G.R. 2009. Relating xylem cavitation to transpiration in cotton[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November 1-5, 2009. Abstract No. 2009.53716.
Simulating semiarid dryland cropping systems using the precision agricultural landscape modeling system - (Abstract Only)
Nelson, J.R., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D., Booker, J.D. 2009. Simulating semiarid dryland cropping systems using the precision agricultural landscape modeling system[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Paper No. 226-7.
Optimizing subsurface drip irrigation in the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Bufon, V., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D. 2009. Optimizing subsurface drip irrigation in the Texas High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Paper No. 339-6.
Wastewater reuse and Ogallala Aquifer Recharge in the Southern High Plains of Texas - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J.D., Lascano, R.J. 2009. Wastewater reuse and Ogallala Aquifer Recharge in the Southern High Plains of Texas[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Soil microbial parameters and stability of soil aggregate fractions under different grassland communities on the Loess Plateau, China - (Proceedings)
An, S., Mentler, A., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Soil microbial parameters and stability of soil aggregate fractions under different grassland communities on the Loess Plateau, China[abstract]. 2nd International Conference Biohydrology. Bratislava, Slovakia. September 21-24, 2009.
Sand abrasion injury and biomass partitioning in cotton seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, J.T., McMichael, B.L., Burke, J.J., Ephrath, J., Gitz, D.C., Lascano, R.J. 2009. Sand abrasion injury and biomass partitioning in cotton seedlings. Agronomy Journal. 101(6):1297-1303.
Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland - (Abstract Only)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., Tissue, D.T., Zak, J.C. 2009. Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
Impacts of management practices on microbial dynamics in a semi-arid agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Melester, B., Kumar, R., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J.C. 2009. Impacts of management practices on microbial dynamics in a semi-arid agroecosystem[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
Nitrogen and microbial dynamics associated with banded vegetation in a low elevation Chihuhuan Desert grassland - (Abstract Only)
Haralson, K., Acosta Martinez, V., Bennett, J., Zak, J.C. 2009. Nitrogen and microbial dynamics associated with banded vegetation in a low elevation Chihuhuan Desert grassland[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
The ICARDA Agro-Climate Tool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., De Pauw, E. 2010. The ICARDA Agro-Climate Tool. Meteorological Applications. 17(1):105-116.
Application of the precision agricultural landscape modeling system in semiarid environments - (Abstract Only)
Nelson, J.R., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D. 2009. Application of the precision agricultural landscape modeling system in semiarid environments[abstract]. Western Society of Soil Science Branch Meeting. June 22-24, 2009. Fort Collins, Colorado.
Assessment of DNA damage as a tool to measure UV-B tolerance in soybean lines differing in foliar flavonoid composition - (Book / Chapter)
Sullivan, J., Pope, L., Sutherland, B., Bennet, P., Blum, J., Stapletont, A., Gitz, D.C. 2009. Assessment of DNA damage as a tool to measure UV-B tolerance in soybean lines differing in foliar flavonoid composition. In: Gao, W., Smoltz, D., Slusser, J., editors. UV Radiation in Global Change: Measurements, Modeling and Effects on Ecosystems. Spring-Verlag New York: Isinghua University Press. p. 437-457.
Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., McIntyre, N.E., Cox, S., Tissue, D.T., Zak, J.C. 2009. Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland. Microbial Ecology. 58(4):827-842.
The value of ENSO forecast information to dual purpose winter wheat production in the US Southern High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Mauget, S.A., Zhang, X.J., Ko, J. 2009. The value of ENSO forecast information to dual purpose winter wheat production in the US Southern High Plains[abstract]. Climate Prediction Science Application Workshop. March 24-27, 2009. Norman, Oklahoma. p. 37.
The tactical value of ENSO forecast information to dual use winter wheat production in the US Southern High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Zhang, X.J., Ko, J. 2009. The tactical value of ENSO forecast information to dual-purpose winter wheat production in the US Southern High Plains. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 48(10):2100-2117.
Canopy gas exchange measurements of cotton in an open system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baker, J.T., Van Pelt, R.S., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Lascano, R.J., McMichael, B.L. 2009. Canopy gas exchange measurements of cotton in an open system. Agronomy Journal. 101(1):52-59.
Soil microbial community response to drought and precipitation variability in the Chiuahuan Desert - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, J.S., Campbell, J.H., Grizzle, H., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J. 2009. Soil microbial community response to drought and precipitation variability in the Chiuahuan Desert. Microbial Ecology. 57(2): 248-260.
Bacterial diversity in peanut rhizosphere in a semi-arid climate: impacts of nitrogen fertilization - (Abstract Only)
Kumar, S., Dowd, S., Acosta Martinez, V., McMichael, B.L., Jeter, R.M., San Francisco, M., Zak, J. 2008. Bacterial diversity in peanut rhizosphere in a semi-arid climate: impacts of nitrogen fertilization. South Central Branches of the American Society of Microbiologists. November 9-11, 2008. Austin, Texas.
The ICARDA agro-climate tool - (Proceedings)
Mauget, S.A., De Pauw, E. 2008. The ICARDA agro-climate tool. International Conference on Development of Drylands. Alexandria, Egypt. November 7-10, 2008.
Hydrus-3D simulations: Irrigation management strategies for the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Bufon, V., Lascano, R.J. 2008. Hydrus-3D simulations: Irrigation management strategies for the Texas High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Joint Annual Meeting. October 5-9, 2008. Houston, Texas. Paper No. 534-12.
Novel analysis using pyrosesequencing for characterization of soil bacterial diversity - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Novel analysis using pyrosesequencing for characterization of soil bacterial diversity[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas. October 5-9, 2008. Abstract No. 745-7.
Soil Enzymes - (Book / Chapter)
Acosta Martinez, V., Klose, S. 2008. Soil Enzymes. Encyclopedia of Soil Science. 1(1):1-5.
Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. EuroSoil Congress. Vienna, Austria. August 25-29, 2008.
Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. Eurosoil Congress. Vienna, Austria. August 25-29, 2008.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B., Yeater, K.M. 2008. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference. Budapest, Hungary. May 18-23, 2008.
An open system for measuring canopy gas exchange - (Abstract Only)
Baker, J.T., Van Pelt, R.S., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Lascano, R., Mcmichael, B.L., Garcia, R. 2008. An open system for measuring canopy gas exchange[abstract]. 38th Annual BSSG Conference. Temple, Texas. April 8-10, 2008.
An open system for measuring canopy gas exchange - (Abstract Only)
Baker, J.T., Lascano, R., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Van Pelt, R.S., Garcia, R. 2007. An open system for measuring canopy gas exchange[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Lousiana. November 4-8, 2007. Abstract No. 239-7.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B., Yeater, K.M. 2008. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44(5):681-692.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B. 2007. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society, July 21-25, 2007, Tampa, Florida. CD-ROM
Influence of conservation practices on ecosystem services provided by playas in the High Plains - (Proceedings)
Smith, L., Haukos, D., Mcmurray, S., Gitz, D.C., Rainwater, K., Zartman, R., Hudnall, W. 2007. Influence of conservation practices on ecosystem services provided by playas in the High Plains[abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society. Tampa, Florida. July 21-25, 2007. p. 94.
Cotton seedling abrasion and recovery from wind blown sand - (Abstract Only)
Baker, J.T., Van Pelt, R.S. 2007. Cotton seedling abrasion and recovery from wind blown sand. Western Society of Crop Science.Las Cruces, New Mexico. June 18-20, 2007.
Cotton source/sink relationships - (Book / Chapter)
Baker, D.N., Baker, J.T. 2009. Cotton source/sink relationships. In: McD. Stewart, J, Oosterhui, D.M., Heitholt, J.J., Mauney, J.R., editors. Physiology of Cotton. Netherlands: Springer. p. 80-96.
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