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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Kevin F Bronson

Research Leader


Water Management & Conservation Research Unit

USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

 Kevin Bronson  

Kevin F. Bronson

Research Leader
Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

21881 North Cardon Lane
Maricopa, Arizona, USA 85138
520-316-6330 (FAX)

Ph.D.,Agronomy & Soils 1989, Auburn University
M.S., Soil Science 1984, University of the Philippines at Los Baños
B.S., Agronomy & Soils 1981, University of Maryland

Research Interests: 
Site-Specific nutrient management for cotton, wheat, sorghum, and camelina.  Energy balance of crop production for ethanol.  Spatial analysis of soil properties, canopy reflectance for in-season N management, variable-rate fertilization, N fertigation for surface, center-pivots and drip irrigation.  Soil profile nitrate testing.  Nitrogen cycling in soils, crop N use efficiency, 15N studies, N mineralization, denitrification, and nitrate leaching.  Carbon sequestration and soil quality. Water quality.  Ammonia volatilization.  Environmental contamination and impact from N fertilizers.  Greenhouse gas emissions from soils. 

International agriculture, especially central and west Asia.

Last Modified: 8/17/2016
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