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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: WATER MANAGEMENT TO IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY AND PROTECT WATER QUALITY

Location: Water Management Research

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

Chemical and biological processes of evaporation ponds - (Book / Chapter)
Gao, S., Chang, A. 2013. Chapter 8. Chemical and biological processes of evaporation ponds. In A. Chang and D.B. Silva (Eds.) Salinity and Drainage in San Joaquin Valley, California Science, Technology and Policy. New York, NY. Springer, p. 185-210.
Automated irrigation management with soil and canopy sensing - (Book / Chapter)
Wang, D., Oshaughnessy, S.A., King, B.A. 2013. Automated irrigation management with soil and canopy sensing. In Q. Zhang and F.J. Pierce (eds.) Agricultural Automation - Fundamentals and Practices. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. pp. 295-321.
Quantification, localization and identification of selenium in seeds of canola and two mustard species compared to seed meals produced by hydraulic press - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Walse, S.S., Yang, S.I., Pickering, I., Fakra, S., Marcus, M., Freeman, J. 2012. Quantification, localization and identification of selenium in seeds of canola and two mustard species compared to seed meals produced by hydraulic press. Analytical Chemistry. 84(14):6024-6030.
Characterization of the nutritional components in fruit and cladode of selenium-enriched nutraceutical cactus pear fruit varieties grown on agricultural sediment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Stushnoff, C., Walse, S.S., Zuber, T., Pickering, I., George, G., Yang, S.I., Freeman, J.L. 2012. Characterization of the nutritional components in fruit and cladode of selenium-enriched nutraceutical cactus pear fruit varieties grown on agricultural sediment. Food Chemistry. 135:9-16.
Oil Seed Brassica's - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S., Dhillon, K., Banga, S.S. 2013. Biofuel crops: production, physiology and genetics. In B.B Singh (Eds.) Oil Seed Brassica's, CABI International, Wallinford, UK. p. 249-276.
Selenium-global perspectives of impacts on humans, animals and the environment - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z.Q., Yin, X.B. 2011. Selenium-global perspectives of impacts on humans, animals and the environment. Hefei, China: University of Science and Technology of China Press. 128 p.
Biological production of selenium-biofortified products from natural-occurring sources of selenium - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S. 2011. Biological production of selenium-biofortified products from natural-occurring sources of selenium. In: Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z.Q., Yin, X.B., editors. Selenium-global Perspectives of Impacts on Humans, Animals and the Environment. Hefei, China: University of Science and Technology of China Press. p. 77-79.
Estimating Sugarcane Water Requirements for Biofuel Feedstock Production in Maui, Hawaii Using Satellite Imagery - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Anderson, R.G., Wang, D. 2011. Estimating Sugarcane Water Requirements for Biofuel Feedstock Production in Maui, Hawaii Using Satellite Imagery. American Geophysical Union. Paper No. H21F-1214.
Selection of superior salt/boron tolerant Stanleya pinnata genotypes and quantification of their selenium phytoremediation abilities in drainage sediment. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freeman, J.L., Banuelos, G.S. 2011. Selection of superior salt/boron tolerant Stanleya pinnata genotypes and quantification of their selenium phytoremediation abilities in drainage sediment.. Environmental Science and Technology. 45:9703-9710.
Long-term evaluation of manure application on maize yield and nitrogen use efficiency in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, Y., M. Xu, B. Wang, X. Yang, S. Huang, and S. Gao. 2011. Long-term evaluation of manure application on maize yield and nitrogen use efficiency in China. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75:1562-1573.
Manage postharvest deficit irrigation of peach trees using canopy to air temperature - (Abstract Only)
Wang, D., Zhang, H. 2011. Manage postharvest deficit irrigation of peach trees using canopy to air temperature. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 288-10.
Water content and fruit yield under different levels of irrigation from a raised-bed substrate trough system for strawberries - (Abstract Only)
(23-Jun-11)
Daily selenium intake in a moderate selenium deficiency area of Suzhou China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, J., Lin, Y., Lin, Z.Q., Banuelos, G.S., Lam, M.H., Yin, X. 2012. Daily selenium intake in a moderate selenium deficiency area of Suzhou China. Food Chemistry. 5:700-710.
Selenium Accumulation in Flowers and its Effects on Pollination     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, C.F., Prins, C.N., Gross, A.M., Huntzis, L.J., Reynolds, R.J., Freeman, J.L., Yang, S., Covey, P.A., Banuelos, G.S. 2011. Selenium Accumulation in Flowers and its Effects on Pollination. New Phytologist. p. 1469-8137.
Adapting irrigated agriculture to drought in the San Joaquin Valley of California - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E. 2013. Adapting Irrigated Agriculture to Drought in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Agricultural Drought Monitoring Strategies in the World. p. 25-39.
Deficit irrigation of peach trees to reduce water consumption - (Book / Chapter)
Wang, D. 2011. Deficit irrigation of peach trees to reduce water consumption. pp. 497-505. In: C.A. Brebbia and V. Popov (eds.) Water Resources Management VI, WIT Press, Southampton, UK.
Selenium accumulation, distribution and speciation in spineless prickly pear cactus: a salt, boron, and drought tolerant, selenium-enriched nutraceutical fruit crop. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Fakra, S.C., Walse, S.S., Marcus, M.A., Yang, S., Pickering, I.J., Pilon-Smits, E.A., Freeman, J.L. 2011. Selenium accumulation, distribution and speciation in spineless prickly pear cactus: a salt, boron, and drought tolerant, selenium-enriched nutraceutical fruit crop. Journal of Plant Physiology. 155:315-327.
Drainage of Irrigated Land - (Book / Chapter)
(10-Oct-10)
Information Technology Supports Integration of Satellite Imagery with Irrigation Management in California's Central Valley - (Proceedings)
Johnson, L., Nemani, R., Melton, F., Michaelis, A., Votava, P., Wang, D., Trout, T.J. 2010. Information Technology Supports Integration of Satellite Imagery with Irrigation Management in California's Central Valley. Decennial National Irrigation Symposium. Proceedings of the 5th National Decennial Irrigation Conference (CDROM). Phoenix, AZ Dec 5-7, 2010. ASABE Paper Number IRR10-9645. 7 pages.
Use of Se-enriched mustard and canola seed meals as potential bioherbicides and green fertilizers in strawberry production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Hanson, B. 2010. Use of Se-enriched mustard and canola seed meals as potential bioherbicides and green fertilizers in strawberry production. HortScience. 45:1-6.
Developing a sustainable phytomanagement strategy for excessive selenium in western united states and India - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Dhillon, K. 2010. Developing a sustainable phytomanagement strategy for excessive selenium in western united states and India. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 13:208-222.
Infrared canopy temperature of early-ripening peach trees under postharvest deficit irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D., Gartung, J.L. 2010. Infrared canopy temperature of early-ripening peach trees under postharvest deficit irrigation. Agricultural Water Management. 97:1787-1794.
Use of transfer factors to characterize uptake of selenium by plants. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bitterli, C., Banuelos, G.S., Schulin, R. 2010. Use of transfer factors to characterize uptake of selenium by plants. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 107:206-216.
Growing Indian Fig Opuntia on selenium-laden agriculture drainage sediment under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z. 2010. Growing Indian Fig Opuntia on selenium-laden agriculture drainage sediment under field conditions. Chemosphere. 26:167-175.
Uptake, metabolism, and volatilization of selenium by terrestrial plants - (Book / Chapter)
Pilon-Smith, E., Banuelos, G.S., Parker, D. 2013. Chapter 6. Uptake, Metabolism, and Volatilization of Selenium by Terrestrial Plants. In A. Chang and D.B. Silva (Eds.) Salinity and Drainage in the San Joaquin Valley: Science, Technology and Policy. New York, NY. Springer, p. 147-164.
Speciation and behavior of arsenic in evaporation basins, California, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryu, J., S. Gao, and K.K. Tanji. 2010. Speciation and behavior of arsenic in evaporation basins, California, USA. Environ Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007/s12665-010-0473-y. Available at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/k2m2r1346127604t/fulltext.pdf.
Developing selenium-enriched animal feed and biofuel from canola planted for managing Se-laden drainage waters in the Westside of Central California. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., J. Robinson, J. Da Roche. 2009. Developing Selenium-enriched Animal feed and biofuel from canola planted for managing Se-laden drainage waters in the Westside of Central California.International Journal of Phytoremediation. 12:(3)243-254.
Selenium deficiency, toxicity and biofortification for human health - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z., Yin, X. 2009. Selenium deficiency, toxicity and biofortification for human health. Selenium Deficiency, Toxicity and Biofortification for Human Health. 21-23.
Evaluation of Hybrid Poplar Tree Tolerance to Irrigation with High Salinity and Boron Waters under Micro-Plot Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S.,D.D. Lee,J. Johnson.2010.Evaluation of Hybrid Poplar tree tolerance to irrigation with high salinity and boron waters under micro-plot conditions.International Journal of Phytoremediation.Vol.12:1-21
Growing Opuntia (cactus) and Brassica species for the long-term remediation of selenium-contaminated soil under field conditions - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S.and R. Schulin.2009.Growing Opuntia (cactus) and Brassica species for the long-term remediation of selenium-contaminated soil under field conditions.Biomedical Research on Trace Elements.Chihuahua Press, Chihuahua, Mexico. pp:427-429.
Ameliioration and Conversion of Excessive Se to New Resources from a Plant-based System - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S. 2009. Ameliioration and Conversion of Excessive Se to New Resources from a Plant-based System. Selenium Deficiency, Toxicity and Biofortification for Human Health. 21-23.
Phytomanagement of trace elements in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robinson,B.H., G.S.Banuelos,H.M. Conesa,W.H. Evangelou, R. Schulin. 2009. Phytomanagement of Trace Elements in Soil. Critical Reviews in Plant Science. pp.28:1-27
Design of a Field Raised-Bed Trough System using Soilless Substrates for Strawberry Production in California - (Research Technical Update)
Wang, D. "Design of a Field Raised-Bed Trough System using soilless Substrate for Strawberry Production in California". pp. 123-133.In 2009 Annual Production Research Report, California Strawberry Commission, Watsonville, CA.
Integrated irrigation and drainage water management - (Book / Chapter)
Ayars, J.E., Hanson, B.R. 2014. Integrated irrigation and drainage water management. In: Chang, A.C., Silva, D.B. editors. Salinity and drainage in the San Joaquin Valley, California: Science, Technology, Policy Global Issues in Water Policy 5. New York, NY: Springer p. 249-276.
In-situ Use of Ground Water by Alfalfa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayars, J.E., Shouse, P.J., Lesch, S.M. 2009. In-situ Use of Ground Water by Alfalfa. Agricultural Water Management. 96(11) 1579-1586.
Irrigation Systems Operation - (Book / Chapter)
(03-Jun-09)
Integrating Phytoextraction and Biofortification: Fungal Accumulation of Selenium in Plant Materials from Phytoremediation of Agricultural Drainage - (Proceedings)
Hong, I.,G.S. Banuelos,Z.Q. Lin. 2009.Integrating Phytoremediation and biofortification:Use of Se-laden Plant materials for Production of Se-enriched Edible Mushrooms.6th Phytotechnology on soil Remediation,St. Louis, EPA Press. pp.77-79.
Vegetation Changes and Partitioning of Selenium in 4-Year-Old Constructed Wetlands Treating Agricultural Drainage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, Z., Terry, N., Gao, S., Mohamed, H., Ye, Z. 2010. Vegetation Changes and Partitioning of Selenium in 4-Year-Old Constructed Wetlands Treating Agricultural Drainage. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 12:255-267.
Alfalfa production using saline drainage water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayars, J.E., Soppe, R.W., Shouse, P.J. 2011. Alfalfa production using saline drainage water. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage. 60(1):123-135.
Sustaining Irrigated Agriculture in Arid Areas: Lessons Learned in the San Joaquin Valley - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E. 2009. Sustaining Irrigated Agriculture in Arid Areas: Lessons Learned in the San Joaquin Valley. ASABE Annual International Meeting. 095522.
On-Farm Irrigation and Drainage Practices - (Book / Chapter)
(23-Dec-08)
Shallow Groundwater Use by Alfalfa - (Proceedings)
Ayats, J.E. 2008. Shallow Groundwater Use by Alfalfa. California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium and Western Alfalfa Seed Conference. 115-130.
Watershed Flow Paths and Stream Water N:p Ratios under Simulated Precipitation Regimes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, M.B. and D. Wang. Watershed flow paths and stream water nitrogen-to-phosphorus ratios under simulated precipitation regimes. Water Resources Res. W12414:1-13. 2008.
Canola Crop Takes Up Selenium Provides Biofuel and Feed Supplement - (Other)
Banuelos, G. Agriculture Research Initiative Research Report. ARI No. 03-2-002.
Water Requirement of Irrigated Garlic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayars, J.E. Water requirement of irrigated garlic. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE)51(5):1683-1688, 2008.
Infrared Canopy Temperature of Peach Trees under Deficit Irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Wang, D., J.L. Gartung, 2008. Infrared Canopy Temperature of Peach trees under Deficit Irrigation. Agronomy Abstract (618-8), ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Noise Reduction Methods for Weighing Lysimeters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan,P.J. and J.E. Ayars. 2009. Noise reduction Methods for Weighing Lysimeters. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. Vol. 135, No. 2:235-240.
Redox Chemistry and Transformation of Arsenic and Selenium in Agricultural Drainage Disposal Ponds - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S. and J. Ryu. Redox chemistry and transformation of arsenic and selenium in agricultural drainage disposal ponds. 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX. Abstract no. 347-2.
Value-added Sustainability: Energy Crops for Biological Disinfestation and Remediation of Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G. J.J. Stapleton. 2009. Value-added Sustainability: Energy Crops for Biological Disinfestation and Remediation of Soils. California Agriculture. 63:41-46.
Phytoremediation of Selenium Contaminated Soil, and Water Produces Biofortified Products and New Agricultural Byproducts - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G. Chapter 4. Phytoremediation of Selenium Contaminated Soil, and Water Produces Biofortified Products and New Agricultural Byproducts. p. 57-70 in Banuelos, G. and Z.Q. Lin (eds.) Development and Uses of Biofortified Agricultural Products. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 2009.
Book: Development and Uses of Biofortified Agricultural Products - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G. Z.Q. Lin.2009. Development and Uses of Biofortified Agricultural Products. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 57-70.
A Comparison of Illumination Geometry-Based Methods for Topographic Correction of Quickbird Images of An Undulant Area - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, J., M. Bauer, D. Wang, and S.M. Manson. 2008. A comparison of illumination geometry-based methods for topographic correction of QuickBird images of an undulant area. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 63: 223-236.
Drainage Water Quality Issues In North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madramootoo, C.C., Johnston, W.R., Ayars, J.E., Evans, R.O., Fausey, N.R. 2007. Drainage Water Quality Issues In North America. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 56:535-545.
Organic Broccoli Production can be Optimized to Achieve High Yield and More Efficient Water Use - (Other)
Banuelos, G.S. 2007. Organic Broccoli Production can be Optimized to Achieve High Yield and More Efficient Water Use. Government Publication, California Agri. Research Initiative Report, ARF #03-2001, pgs 0-5.
Impact of San Joaquin Valley Produced Western Biodiesel on Air Emissions and Farm Engines Using Law NOx Blends - (Other)
Dusault, A. L. Agsill, G.S. Banuelos.Environmental Protection Agency-Final Report. Region 9, West Coast Collaborative. EPA #122104-001.
Book Review of "Water Resources in Jordan: Evolving Policies for Development, the Environment, and Conflict Resolution" Munther J. Haddadin (ed) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayars, J.E. 2007. Book Review of "Water Resources in Jordan: Evolving Policies for Development, the Environment, and Conflict Resolution" Munther J. Haddadin (ed). Agricultural Water Management.Vol 93(1-2):84
In-Situ Use of Ground Water By Alfalfa - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E., Shouse, P.J. 2007. In-Situ Use of Ground Water By Alfalfa. ASABE Annual International Meeting.Paper #072186, 2007 ASABE Annual Meeting
Water Requirements Of Irrigated Garlic - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E. 2007. Water Requirements Of Irrigated Garlic. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper #72285, 2007 ASABE Annual Meeting
Assessing Broadband Vegetation Indices And QuickBird Data In Estimating Leaf Area Index Of Corn And Potato Canopies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, J., Wang, D., Bauer, M. 2007. Assessing Broadband Vegetation Indices And QuickBird Data In Estimating Leaf Area Index Of Corn And Potato Canopies. Field Crops Research.
Distribution And Efficacy Of Drip-Applied Metam-Sodium Against The Survival Of Rhizoctonia Solani And Yellow Nutsedge In Plastic-Mulched Sandy Soil Beds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Candole, B.L., Csinos, A.S., Wang, D. 2007. Distribution And Efficacy Of Drip-Applied Metam-Sodium Against The Survival Of Rhizoctonia Solani And Yellow Nutsedge In Plastic-Mulched Sandy Soil Beds. Pest Management Science, 63:468-475.
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