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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Integrated Strategies for Improved Water Quality and Ecosystem Integrity Within Agricultural Watersheds

Location: Water Quality and Ecology Research

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

Using aquatic vegetation to remediate nitrate, ammonium, and soluble reactive phosphorus in simulated runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Locke, M.A., Kroger, R. 2016. Using aquatic vegetation to remediate nitrate, ammonium, and soluble reactive phosphorus in simulated runoff. Chemosphere. 160:14-154.
Environmental flows in the context of unconventional natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jun-16)
Drying and storage methods affect cyfluthrin concentrations in exposed plant samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Kroger, R., Locke, M.A. 2016. Drying and storage methods affect cyfluthrin concentrations in exposed plant samples. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. DOI 10.1007/S00128-016-1835-2.
Impacts of biofuel-based land-use change on water quality and sustainability in a Kansas watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-May-16)
Nutrient mitigation efficiency in agricultural drainage ditches: An influence of landscape properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Iseyemi, O.O., Farris, J.L., Moore, M.T., Choi, S. 2016. Nutrient mitigation efficiency in agricultural drainage ditches: An influence of landscape properties. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 96:750-756.
Consumer-mediated nutrient recycling is influenced by interactions between nutrient enrichment and the anti-microbial agent triclosan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.M., Back, J.A., Brooks, B.W., King, R.S. 2016. Consumer-mediated nutrient recycling is influenced by interactions between nutrient enrichment and the anti-microbial agent triclosan. Freshwater Science. DOI: 10.1086/687838.
Potential implications of climate change on the proposed 'Waters of the United States' rule - (Review Article)
Faust, D.R., Moore, M.T., Emison, G.A., Rush, S.A. 2016. Potential implications of climate change on the proposed 'Waters of the United States' rule. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 96(5):565-572.
Characterization and placement of wetlands for integrated watershed conservation practice planning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Feb-16)
Spatial variation related to hydroloigc patterns and vegetation in greenhouse gas fluxes from the Mississippi Delta agricultural region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keating, M.P., Balachandran, D., Ochs, C.A., Holland, M.M., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Yu, K. 2015. Spatial variation related to hydroloigc patterns and vegetation in greenhouse gas fluxes from the Mississippi Delta agricultural region. Applied Soil Ecology. 98:278-281 DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.09.012..
Water quality of four major lakes in Mississippi, USA: Impacts on human and aquatic ecosystem health     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dash, P., Ikenga, J., Silwal, S., Pinckney, J., Arslan, Z., Lizotte Jr, R.E. 2015. Water quality of four major lakes in Mississippi, USA: Impacts on human and aquatic ecosystem health. Water Research. 7:4999-5030. doi: 10.3390/w7094999.
Suspended sediment impact on chlorophyll a, nitrogen and phosphorus relationships in Moon Lake, MS     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, S.S., King, M.E., Cooper, C.M. 2015. Suspended sediment impact on chlorophyll a, nitrogen and phosphorus relationships in Moon Lake, MS. The International Journal of Earth & Environmental Sciences. 1(1):1-9.
Influence of geomorphology on fish fauna of a small Mississippi bluffline stream     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, S.S., Welch, T.D. 2015. Influence of geomorphology on fish fauna of a small Mississippi bluffline stream. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B. 4:169-176. doi.org/10.17265/2162-5263/2015.04.001.
Detecting carbon uptake by individual algae in multi-species assemblages     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murdock, J.N. 2015. Detecting carbon uptake by individual algae in multi-species assemblages. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. 14(2):124-137 DOI:10.1002/lom3.10078.
Contrasting nutrient mitigation and denitrification potential of agricultural drainage environments with different emergent aquatic macrophytes.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.M., Moore, M.T., Scott, J.T. 2015. Contrasting nutrient mitigation and denitrification potential of agricultural drainage environments with different emergent aquatic macrophytes. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44:1304–1314. doi.org/10.2134/jeq2014.10.0448.
Water quality analysis of an intensively used on-farm storage reservoir in the northeast Arkansas delta     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Pierce, J.R., Farris, J.L. 2015. Water quality analysis of an intensively used on-farm storage reservoir in the northeast Arkansas delta. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 69:89-94.
Impact of seven years of glyphosate resistant corn and glyphosate applications under conventional and reduced tillage on bulk and rhizosphere soil exoenzyme activities and corn root endophytic microbial community structure - (Abstract Only)
(05-Mar-15)
Ecoregional, catchment, and reach-scale environmental factors shape functional-trait structure of stream fish assemblages     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pease, A.A., Taylor, J.M., Winemiller, K.O., King, R.S. 2015. Ecoregional, catchment, and reach-scale environmental factors shape functional-trait structure of stream fish assemblages. Hydrobiologia. doi.org/10.1007/s10750-015-2235-z.
Overview of water quality and water resource research in the Water Quality and Ecology Research Unit, Oxford, MS - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jan-15)
Conservation management improves runoff water quality: Implications for environmental sustainability in a glyphosate-resistant cotton production system     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, M.A., Krutz, L.J., Steinriede Jr, R.W., Testa III, S. 2015. Conservation management improves runoff water quality: Implications for environmental sustainability in a glyphosate-resistant cotton production system. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79(2):660-671. doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2014.09.0389.
Effects of sampling methodology on fish based IBI metrics     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, S.S., Killgore, J. 2014. Effects of sampling methodology on fish based IBI metrics. Journal of Agriculture and Biodiversity Research. 3(8):117-125.
Fish communities associated with a complex Mississippi stream system.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knight, S.S., Shields Jr, F.D. 2014. Fish communities associated with a complex Mississippi stream system. International Journal of Ecological Science and Environmental Engineering. 1(3):73-79.
Soluble calcium amendments: reducing pathogen losses - (Abstract Only)
(02-Nov-14)
Numerical modeling of overland flow due to rainfall-runoff - (Abstract Only)
(29-Oct-14)
Storm flow dynamics and loads of fecal bacteria associated with ponds in southern piedmont and coastal plain watersheds with animal agriculture     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, M., Adams, M.P., Endale, D.M., Fisher, D.S., Lowrance, R.R., Newton, G.L. 2015. Storm flow dynamics and loads of fecal bacteria associated with ponds in southern piedmont and coastal plain watersheds with animal agriculture. Agricultural Water Management. 148:97-105.
Diazinon and permethrin mitigation across a grass-wetland buffer     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Kroger, R., Locke, M.A., Lizotte Jr, R.E., Testa III, S., Cooper, C.M. 2014. Diazinon and permethrin mitigation across a grass-wetland buffer. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 93(5):574-579.
The impact of agricultural activities on water quality in oxbow lakes in the Mississippi Delta - (Proceedings)
Chao, X., Locke, M.A., Jia, Y., Lizotte Jr, R.E. 2014. The impact of agricultural activities on water quality in oxbow lakes in the Mississippi Delta. International Conference on Hydroscience and Engineering (ICHE). 2014, Hamburg, Bundesanstalt fur Wasserbau ISBN 978-3-939230-32-8. 1155 pp. (Conference Proceedings).
Spatial characterization of riparian buffer effects on sediment loads from watershed systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momm, H.G., Bingner, R.L., Yuan, Y., Locke, M.A., Wells, R.R. 2014. Spatial characterization of riparian buffer effects on sediment loads from watershed systems. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1736–1753.
Variability in the characterization of total coliforms, fecal coliforms, and escherichia coli in recreational water supplies of North Mississippi, USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fielo, M., Mikell, Jr, A.T., Moore, M.T., Cooper, C.M. 2014. Variability in the characterization of total coliforms, fecal coliforms, and escherichia coli in recreational water supplies of North Mississippi, USA. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 93(2):133-137.
Top-down and bottom-up interactions in freshwater ecosystems: emerging complexities     Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Taylor, J.M., Vanni, M.J., Flecker, A.S. 2015. Top-down and bottom-up interactions in freshwater ecosystems: emerging complexities. In: Hanley, T.C., LaPierre, K. J. Tophic Ecology; Bottom-Up and Top-Down Interactions Across Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press, p. 55-85.
Impact of glyphosate resistant corn and glyphosate applications under conventional and reduced tillage practices on exoenzyme activities and microbial community structure of bulk and rhizosphere soils - (Abstract Only)
(21-Mar-14)
Nonlinear response of stream ecosystem structure to low-level phosphorus enrichment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.M., King, R.S., Pease, A.A., Winemiller, K.O. 2014. Nonlinear response of stream ecosystem structure to low-level phosphorus enrichment. Freshwater Biology. 59(5)969-984.
Downstream fish assemblage response to river impoundment varies with degree of hydrologic alteration     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, J.M., Seiheimer, T.S., Fisher, W.L. 2014. Downstream fish assemblage response to river impoundment varies with degree of hydrologic alteration. Hydrobiologia. 728:23-39.
Age-related shifts in the density and distribution of genetic marker water quality indicators in cow and calf feces     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shanks, O.C., Kelty, C.A., Peed, L., Sivaganesan, M., Mooney, T., Jenkins, M. 2014. Age-related shifts in the density and distribution of genetic marker water quality indicators in cow and calf feces. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80:1588-1594.
Factors affecting low summer dissolved oxygen concentrations in Mississippi Delta bayous - (Proceedings)
Lizotte Jr, R.E., Shields, F.D., Locke, M.A., Murdock, J.N., Knight, S.S. 2013. Factors affecting low summer dissolved oxygen concentration in Mississippi Delta bayous. Mississippi Water Resources Research Conference Proceedings. pp 27-28.
Fecal bacterial losses in runoff from conventional and no-till pearl millet fertilized with broiler litter     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, M., Truman, C.C., Franklin, D.H., Potter, T.L., Bosch, D.D., Strickland, T.C., Nuti, C. 2014. Fecal bacterial losses in runoff from conventional and no-till pearl millet fertilized with broiler litter. Agricultural Water Management. 134:38-41.
Effect of storage method and associated holding time on nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations in surface water samples     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Locke, M.A. 2013. Effect of storage method and associated holding time on nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations in surface water samples. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 91:493-498.
Influence of varying nutrient and pesticide mixtures on abatement efficiency using a vegetated free water surface constructed wetland mesocosm     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lizotte Jr, R.E., Locke, M.A., Testa III, S. 2014. Influence of varying nutrient and pesticide mixtures on abatement efficiency using a vegetated free water surface constructed wetland mesocosm. Chemistry and Ecology. 30(3):280-294.
Responses of phytoplankton and Hyalella azteca to agrichemical mixtures in a constructed wetland mesocosms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lizotte Jr, R.E., Testa III, S., Locke, M.A., Steinriede Jr, R.W. 2013. Responses of phytoplankton and Hyalella azteca to agrichemical mixtures in a constructed wetland mesocosms. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 65:474-485.
Influence of integrated watershed-scale agricultural conservation practices on lake water quality     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lizotte Jr, R.E., Knight, S.S., Locke, M.A., Bingner, R.L. 2014. Influence of integrated watershed-scale agricultural conservation practices on lake water quality. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(2):160-170.
Aqueous pesticide mitigation efficiency of Typha Latifolia (L.), Leersia Oryzoides (L.) SW., and Sparganium Americanum Nutt     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, M.T., Tyler, H.L., Locke, M.A. 2013. Aqueous pesticide mitigation efficiency of Typha Latifolia (L.), Leersia Oryzoides (L.) SW., and Sparganium Americanum Nutt. Chemosphere. 92:1307-1313.
The herbicide glyphosate impacts rhizosphere soil exoenzyme activities and microbial community structure associated with glyphosate–tolerant and non-tolerant corn - (Abstract Only)
(09-Mar-13)
Determining potential for microbial atrazine degradation in agricultural drainage ditches     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tyler, H.L., Khalid, S., Jackson, C.R., Moore, M.T. 2013. Determining potential for microbial atrazine degradation in agricultural drainage ditches. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:828-834.
Conservation management in cotton production: long-term soil biological, chemical, and physical changes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, M.A., Zablotowicz, R.M., Steinriede Jr., R.W., Testa III, S., Reddy, K.N. 2013. Conservation management in cotton production: long-term soil biological, chemical, and physical changes. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:974-984.
Factors affecting low summer dissolved oxygen concentrations in Mississippi Delta bayous - (Abstract Only)
(03-Jan-13)
Floodplain restoration with flood control: fish habitat value of levee borrow pits     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shields, F.D., Knight, S.S. 2013. Floodplain restoration with flood control: fish habitat value of levee borrow pits. Ecological Engineering. 53:217-227 doi:10.1016/jecoleng.2012.12.046.
Periphyton responses to nutrient and atrazine mixtures introduced through agricultural runoff     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murdock, J.N., Shields Jr, F.D., Lizotte Jr, R.E. 2013. Periphyton responses to nutrient and atrazine mixtures introduced through agricultural runoff. Ecotoxicology. 22(2):215-230.
Assessment of best management practice effects on metolachlor mitigation in an agricultural watershed - (Abstract Only)
Lizotte Jr, R.E., Locke, M.A., Bingner, R.L., Knight, S.S., Steinriede Jr, R.W. 2012. Assessment of best management practice effects on metolachlor mitigation in an agricultural watershed. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Abstracts. 267-268.
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