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Maysoon M Mikha
Central Plains Resources Management Research
Soil Science

Phone: (970) 345-0520
Fax: (970) 345-2088

CENTRAL PLAINS RESOURCES MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
40335 COUNTY ROAD GG
AKRON , CO 80720

Projects
Adaptation of Dryland Cropping Systems for the Central Great Plains Region to Extreme Variation of Weather and Climate
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429466
Enabling Sustainable Landscape Design for Continual Improvement of Operating Bioenergy Supply Systems
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431616
Soil Quality Evaluation in Lesotho
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 426939
Development of Wheat Quality, Wheat Based Crop Production Systems and Alternative Bio-Energy Crops for the Central Great Plains
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427155

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Physical and hydraulic properties of a sandy loam soil under zero, shallow and deep tillage practices Reprint Icon -
Jabro, J.D., Iversen, W.M., Stevens, W.B., Evans, R.G., Mikha, M.M., Allen, B.L. 2016. Physical and hydraulic properties of a sandy loam soil under zero, shallow and deep tillage practices. Soil & Tillage Research. 159: 67–72.
Use of manure to remediate eroded hill top soils -
Vigil, M.F., Poss, D.J., Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M. 2016. Use of manure to remediate eroded hill top soils. Progressive Forage Grower. 3/33-34.
Cumulative deficit irrigation effects on corn (Zea mays, L.) biomass and grain yield Reprint Icon -
Benjamin, J.G., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Mikha, M.M., Calderon, F.J. 2015. Cumulative deficit irrigation effects on corn (Zea mays, L.) biomass and grain yield. Agricultural Water Management. 159/107-114.
Switchgrass biochar effects on soil microbial dynamics and wheat yield in two soils from different regions Reprint Icon -
Kelly, C., Calderon, F.J., Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Rutherford, D., Rostad, C. 2015. Switchgrass biochar effects on soil microbial dynamics and wheat yield in two soils from different regions. Pedosphere. 25(3): 329–342.
Effect of three tillage depths on sugarbeet response and soil penetrability resistance Reprint Icon -
Jabro, J.D., Iversen, W.M., Stevens, W.B., Evans, R.G., Mikha, M.M., Allen, B.L. 2015. Effect of three tillage depths on sugarbeet response and soil penetrability resistance. Agronomy Journal. 107(4):1481-1488. DOI: 10.2134/agronj14.0561.
Long-term manure impacts on soil aggregates and aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Hergert, G.W., Nielsen, R.A., Benjamin, J.G., Jabro, J.D. 2015. Long-term manure impacts on soil aggregates and aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 10.2136/sssaj2014.09.0348.
Manure usage for remediation of degraded farmland -
Mikha, M.M. 2014. Manure usage for remediation of degraded farmland. Extension Circular. 2(4):1. Available: http://www.extension.colostate.edu/SEA/Farm_&_Ranch_Newsletter/2014/Farm_Ranch_October_2014.pdf
Long term management practices influenced soil aggregation and carbon dynamics -
Mikha, M.M., Fontes, G.P., Rice, C.W. 2014. Long term management practices influenced soil aggregation and carbon dynamics [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 202.
Long term alternative crop rotation experiment: USDA-ARS Akron, Colorado -
Water deficit stress effects on corn (Zea mays, L.) root: shoot ratio Reprint Icon -
Benjamin, J.G., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Mikha, M.M., Calderon, F.J. 2014. Water deficit stress effects on corn (Zea mays, L.) root: shoot ratio. Open Journal of Soil Science 4:151-160.
Remediation/restoration of degraded soil in the Central Great plains -
Mikha, M.M., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Geier, P.W. 2014. Remediation/restoration of degraded soil in the central Great plains. Meeting Proceedings. Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. March 4-5, 2014. Denver, Colorado. 15:206-211.
Remediation/restoration of degraded soil I: Impact on soil chemical properties Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Stahlman, P.W., Geier, P.W. 2013. Remediation/restoration of degraded soil I: Impact on soil chemical properties. Agronomy Journal. 106:252-260.
Remediation/restoration of degraded soil II: Impact on crop production and nitrogen dynamics Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Geier, P.W. 2013. Remediation/restoration of degraded soil II: Impact on crop production and nitrogen dynamics. Agronomy Journal. 106:261-272.
The effect of nitrogen fertilization and cover cropping systems on sorghum grain characteristics -
Kaufman, R.C., Wilson, J.D., Bean, S.R., Presley, D.R., Blanco-Canqui, H. and Mikha, M.M. 2013. The effect of nitrogen fertilization and cover cropping systems on sorghum grain characteristics. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:5715-5719.
Soil carbon changes influenced by soil management and calculation method Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Halvorson, A.D., Nielsen, D.C. 2013. Soil carbon changes influenced by soil management and calculation method. Open Journal of Soil Science. 3:123-131.
Soil management and carbon calculation methods influence changes in soil carbon estimation -
Long-term tillage impacts on soil aggregation and carbon dynamics under wheat-fallow in the central Great Plains Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Benjamin, J.G. 2013. Long-term tillage impacts on soil aggregation and carbon dynamics under wheat-fallow in the central Great Plains. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:594-605.
A comparison of two models to evaluate soil physical property effects on corn (Zea mays, L.)root growth Reprint Icon -
Benjamin, J.G., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Mikha, M.M., Calderon, F.J. 2013. A comparison of two models to evaluate soil physical property effects on corn (Zea mays, L.)root growth. Agronomy Journal. 105:713-720.
Rapid changes in microbial biomass and aggregate size distribution in response to changes in organic matter management in grass pasture Reprint Icon -
Hurisso, T.T., Davis, J.G., Brummer, J.E., Stromberger, M.E., Mikha, M.M., Haddix, M.L., Booher, M.R., Paul, E.A. 2012. Rapid changes in microbial biomass and aggregate size distribution in response to changes in organic matter management in grass pasture. Geoderma. 193-194:68-75.
Tillage and nutrient sources impact the productivity of eroded soil -
Comparison of methods to evaluate soil and crop management-induced soil carbon changes -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Halvorson, A.D., Nielsen, D.C. 2012. Comparison of methods to evaluate soil and crop management-induced soil carbon changes. 2012 Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference Proceedings. 14:258-264. March 6-7, 2012. Denver, Colo.
Organic amendment and residue removal rates influence soil productivity -
Mikha, M.M., Schlegel, A.J. 2012. Organic amendment and residue removal rates influence soil productivity. Extension Reports. 1066:29-30.
Management practices influence productivity of degraded or eroded soils -
Mikha, M.M., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Geier, P.W. 2012. Management practices influence productivity of degraded or eroded soils. Kansas Fertilizer Research Extension Reports. 1066:26-28.
Multi-Location Study of Soil Enzyme Activities as affected by Different Manure Types, Rates, and Tillage Application Practices -
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Sistani, K.R., Stahlman, F., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Erickson, R. 2011. Multi-location study of soil enzyme activities as affected by different manure types, rates, and tillage application practices. Agriculture. 1(1): 4-21.
Soil enzyme activities as affected by manure types, rates and tillage practices -
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Sistani, K.R., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Erickson, R. 2011. Soil enzyme activities as affected by manure types, rates and tillage practices[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Methods to evaluate soil and crop management-induced soil carbon changes -
Increasing the sink: agricultural management and soil carbon dynamics: western U.S. croplands. In: Liebig, M., Franzluebbers, A., and Follet, R., editors. Managing agricultural greenhouse gasses. 1st edition. Waltham, MA -
Collins, H.P., Mikha, M.M., Brown, T.T., Smith, J.L., Huggins, D.R., Sainju, U.M. 2012. Increasing the sink: agricultural management and soil carbon dynamics: western U.S. croplands. In: Liebig, M., Franzluebbers, A., and Follet, R., editors. Managing agricultural greenhouse gasses. 1st edition. Waltham, MA. Elsevier. p. 59-78.
Diffuse-Reflectance Mid-Infrared Spectral Properties of Soils under Alternative Crop Rotations in a Semiarid Climate Reprint Icon -
Calderon, F.J., Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Benjamin, J.G., Reeves III, J.B. 2012. Diffuse-reflectance mid-infrared spectral properties of soils under alternative crop rotations in a semiarid climate. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 42:17, 2143-2159.
Addition of cover crops enhances no-till potential for improving soil physical properties -
Blanco, H., Mikha, M.M., Presley, D.R., Claassen, M.M. 2011. Addition of cover crops enhances no-till potential for improving soil physical properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75(4):1471-1482.
Nutrient source and tillage impact on corn grain yield and soil properties -
Sistani, K.R., Mikha, M.M., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, B., Acosta Martinez, V. 2011. Nutrient source and tillage impact on corn grain yield and soil properties. Soil Science. 175(12):593-600.
Management practices to improve soil quality and productivity of eroded soil -
Cropping Intensity Impacts on Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration in the Central Great Plains -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C. 2010. Cropping Intensity Impacts on Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration in the Central Great Plains. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(5):1712-1719. doi:10.2136/sssaj2009.0335.
Nutrient Source and Tillage Impact on Corn Grain Yield and Soil Properties -
Sistani, K.R., Mikha, M.M., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Willian, T. 2010. Nutrient Source and Tillage Impact on Corn Grain Yield and Soil Properties. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 314-7.
Remediation/Restoration of Degraded Soil to Improve Productivity In The Central Great Plains Region -
Mikha, M.M., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Geier, P.W., Poss, D.J. 2010. Remediation/Restoration of Degraded Soil to Improve Productivity In The Central Great Plains Region. Proceedings of the Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. Pages 229-235. March 2-3, 2010. Denver, CO.
Crop Management Effects on Crop Residue Production and Changes in Soil Organic Carbon in the Central Great Plains Reprint Icon -
Benjamin, J.G., Halvorson, A.D., Nielsen, D.C., Mikha, M.M. 2010. Crop Management Effects on Crop Residue Production and Changes in Soil Organic Carbon in the Central Great Plains. Agronomy Journal. 102:990-997.
Soil Carbon Fractionation under Perennial Forage -
Alternative Dryland Cropping Systems to Wheat Fallow -
Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Benjamin, J.G., Calderon, F.J., Mikha, M.M. 2009. Alternative Dryland Cropping Systems to Wheat Fallow. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual meeting. Nov. 1-5, 2009. Pittsburg, PA.
Regional Study of No-Till Impacts on Near-Surface Aggregate Properties that Influence Soil Erodibility Reprint Icon -
Blanco-Cangui, H., Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Stone, L.R., Schlegel, A.J., Lyon, D.J., Vigil, M.F., Stahlman, P.W. 2009. Regional Study of No-Till Impacts on Near-Surface Aggregate Properties that Influence Soil Erodibility. Soil Science Society of America Journal 73:1361-1368.
Management Practices to Improve Productivity of Degraded/Eroded Soils Reprint Icon -
Mikha, M.M., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Geier, P.W. 2009. Management Practices to Improve Productivity of Degraded/Eroded Soils. 2009 Kansas Fertilizer Research Extension Report. Pages 115-117.
No-Till Management Effects on Soil Water and Wind Erodibility Parameters Reprint Icon -
Blanco, H., M.M. Mikha, J.G. Benjamin, L.R. Stone, A.J. Schlegel, D.J. Lyon, M.F. Vigil, and P.W. Stahlman. 2009. No-Till Management Effects on Soil Water and Wind Erodibility Parameters. 2009 Kansas Fertilizer Research Extension Report. Pages 100-105.
Predicting Winter Wheat Yield Loss from Soil Compaction in the Central Great Plains of the United States -
Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M. 2010. Predicting Winter Wheat Yield Loss from Soil Compaction in the Central Great Plains of the United States. Book Chapter:Land Degradation and Desertification: Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation 49:649-656. Doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-8657-0.
Restoration of Degraded/Eroded Soil under Different Management Practices in the Central Great Plains -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Stahlman, P.W., Vigil, M.F. 2009. Restoration of Degraded/Eroded Soil under Different Management Practices in the Central Great Plains. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meetings. Nov. 1-5, 2009. Pittsburg, PA.
Soil Organic Matter in Agricultural Systems -
Mikha, M.M. 2009. Soil Organic Matter in Agricultural Systems. Meeting Abstract. Presented at the 2009 Farmers Agriculture, Conservation and Technology Conference. Liberal, KS. Jan. 13, 2009.
Management Practices Effect Soil Quality and Plant Productivity -
Mikha, M.M. 2009. Management Practices Effect Soil Quality and Plant Productivity. Meeting Abstract. Presented as a keynote speaker at the 2009 Farmers Agriculture, Conservation and Technology Conference. Liberal, KS. Jan. 14, 2009.
Soil Processes and Residue Harvest Management Reprint Icon -
Johnson, J.M., Papiernik, S.K., Mikha, M.M., Spokas, K.A., Tomer, M.D., Weyers, S.L. 2009. Soil Processes and Residue Harvest Management. In: Lal, R., Stewart, B.A., editors. Soil Quality and Biofuel Production. Advances in Soil Science. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 1-44.
Gas Flux in Tillage Field That Have Been in No-Tillage for 12 Years -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Calderon, F.J. 2008. Gas Flux in Tillage Field That Have Been in No-Tillage for 12 Years. Agronomy Abstract. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy meetings, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) annual meetings. Oct. 5-9, 2008. Houston, TX.
Alternative Crop Rotations in the Semi-arid Central Great Plains Region: How Much Fallow? Evaluating the Economics -
Vigil, M.F., Mikha, M.M., Nielsen, D.C., Benjamin, J.G., Calderon, F.J. 2008. Alternative Crop Rotations in the Semi-arid Central Great Plains Region: How Much Fallow? Evaluating the Economics. Meeting Proceedings. Presented at the XXI Congreso Argentino de la Ciencia Del Suelo. 13 al 16 de Mayo de 2008. Potrero de los Funes (San Luis) Argentina. Page 524.
Organic Carbon Effects on Soil Physical and Hydraulic Properties in a Semi-arid Climate -
Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F. 2008. Organic Carbon Effects on Soil Physical and Hydraulic Properties in a Semi-arid Climate. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 72:1357-1362. doi:10.2136/sssaj2007.0389.
Long-Term Tillage Affects on Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F. 2008. Long-Term Tillage Affects on Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration. Meeting Abstract. Presented at the Colorado Conservation Tillage meeting. Feb. 5-6, 2008. Greeley, Colo.
Best Management Practices for Remediation/Restoration of Degraded Soils in the Central Great Plains Region -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Benjamin, J.G., Poss, D.J., Calderon, F.J. 2008. Best Management Practices for Remediation/Restoration of Degraded Soils in the Central Great Plains Region. Meeting Proceedings of the 18th High Altitude Revegetation Workshop #18. Information Series #105. Pages 461-470. March 4-6, 2008. Fort Collins, Colo.
A Comparison of Dryland Grasspea (Lathyrus sativus L.) and Admiral Pea (Pisum sativum L.) Grown Under Different Row Spacings -
Calderon, F.J., Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M. 2008. A comparison of Dryland Grasspea (lathyrus sativus l.) and Admiral Pea (pisum sativum l.) Grown Under Different Row Spacings. Meeting Proceedings. Presented at the 2008 Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. Denver, Colo. March 5, 2008. Vol. 12:107-111.
Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration as affected by Long-Term Tillage Practices -
Mikha, M.M., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F. 2007. Soil Aggregation and Carbon Sequestration as affected by Long-Term Tillage Practices. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy Meetings, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) annual meetings. Nov. 5-9, 2007. New Orleans, LA.
Cropping Intensity Effects on Organic Carbon, Aggregate Stability, and Hydraulic Properties of a No-till Loam -
Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M. 2007. Cropping Intensity Effects on Organic Carbon, Aggregate Stability, and Hydraulic Properties of a No-till Loam. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy meetings, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) annual meetings. Nov. 5-9, 2007. New Orleans, LA.
Management of Dryland Cropping Systems in the U.S. Great Plains: Effects on Soil Organic Carbon -
Liebig, M.A., Mikha, M.M., Potter, K.N. 2009. Management of Dryland Cropping Systems in the U.S. Great Plains: Effects on Soil Organic Carbon. Soil Science Society of America Special Publication Book Chapter. P. 97-113. In: R. Lal and R.F. Follett (Eds.) Soil carbon sequestration and the greenhouse effect, 2nd Ed. SSSA Spec. Publ. 57. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils under alternative crop rotations compared to wheat-fallow for the Central Great Plains -
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F. 2007. Microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils under alternative crop rotations compared to wheat-fallow for the Central Great Plains. Applied Soil Ecology. 37:41-52.
Cropping Intensity Effects on Physical Properties of a No-till Silt Loam Soil -
Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Calderon, F.J., Henry, W.B. 2007. Cropping Intensity Effects on Physical Properties of a No-till Silt Loam Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:1160-1165.
Soil Carbon and Enzyme Activities as affected by Cropping Intensity and Tillage -
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2007. Soil Carbon and Enzyme Activities as affected by Cropping Intensity and Tillage. Meeting Abstract.
Soil Aggregation and Enzyme Activities as affected by Management Practices -
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2006. Soil Aggregation and Enzyme Activities as affected by Management Practices. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy Meetings/Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) Annual Meetings. November 12-16, 2006. Indianapolis, IN.
GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTION THROUGH AGRICULTURAL CARBON ENHANCEMENT NETWORK (GRACENET)-PROGRESS REPORT -
Follett, R.F., Johnson, J.M., Parkin, T.B., Smith, J.L., Franzluebbers, A.J., Sainju, U.M., Zobeck, T.M., Collins, H.P., Mikha, M.M. 2006. Greenhouse gas reduction through agricultural carbon enhancement network (gracenet)-progress report. Agricultural Research Service Publication.
ESTIMATING SOIL MINERALIZABLE N UNDER DIFFERENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES -
Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W., Benjamin, J.G. 2006. Estimating soil mineralizable Nitrogen under different management practices. Soil Science Society of America Journal.70:1522-1531.
CROPPING INTENSITY AND TILLAGE AFFECTS ON CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND ENZYME ACTIVITIES -
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2006. Cropping intensity and tillage affects on carbon sequestration and enzyme activities. Meeting of the 18th World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
MANAGEMENT EFFECTS ON SOIL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES IN LONG-TERM TILLAGE STUDIES IN KANSAS -
Mcvay, K.A., Budde, J.A., Fabrizzi, K., Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W., Schlegel, A.J., Peterson, D.E., Sweeney, D.W., Thompson, C. 2006. Management effects on soil physical properties in long-term tillage studies in Kansas. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70:434-438. Doi:10.2136/sssaj2005.0249.
CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND AGGREGATE SIZE DISTRIBUTION AS AFFECTED BY CROPPING INTENSITY -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Benjamin, J.G., Nielsen, D.C., Henry, W.B., Calderon, F.J. 2005. Carbon sequestration and aggregate size distribution as affected by cropping intensity. Agronomy Abstract. Presented at the 2005 ASA, CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005. Salt Lake City, UT.
HOW MUCH FALLOW; EVALUATING THE ECONOMICS OF ALTERNATIVE ROTATIONS AT AKRON, COLORADO -
Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Henry, W.B., Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M., Calderon, F.J. 2005. How much fallow: Evaluating the economics of alternative rotations at Akron, Colorado. Agronomy Abstract. Presented at the 2005 ASA,CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005. Salt Lake City, UT
CROPPING SYSTEM INFLUENCES ON SOIL CHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND SOIL QUALITY IN THE GREAT PLAINS -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Liebig, M.A., Bowman, R.A., Mcconkey, B., Deibert, E., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2006. Cropping system influences on soil chemical properties and soil quality in the Great Plains. Renewable Agriculture and Food System. 21(1); 26-35. Online DOI:10.1079/RAF2005123.
CROPPING SYSTEM EFFECTS ON SOIL QUALITY IN THE GREAT PLAINS: SYNTHESIS FROM A REGIONAL PROJECT -
Wienhold, B.J., Pikul Jr, J.L., Liebig, M.A., Mikha, M.M., Varvel, G.E., Andrews, S.S., Doran, J.W. 2005. Cropping system effects on soil quality in the great plains: synthesis from a regional project. Renewable Agriculture and Food System 21:49-59.
SOIL CARBON AND NITROGEN IN DRYLAND CROPPING SYSTEMS -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F. 2005. Soil carbon and nitrogen in dryland cropping systems. Meeting Abstract. Third USDA Symposium on Greenhouse Gases & Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Forestry. March 21-24, 2005. Baltimore, Maryland. p. 175.
CHANGES IN SOIL AFTER 14 YEARS OF NO-TILL ALTERNATIVE CROP ROTATION RESEARCH -
Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Benjamin, J.G., Henry, W.B., Mikha, M.M., Calderon, F.J., Anderson, R.L., Bowman, R.A. 2005. Changes in soil after 14 years of no-till alternative crop rotation research. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Winter Conference, Colorado Conservation Tillage Association in cooperation with National Sunflower Association presents The High Plains No-Till Conference. Feb. 1-2. 2005. Island Grove Park, Greeley, CO. P. L1-L6.
AGGREGATE CARBON AND NITROGEN DYNAMICS DURING LABORATORY INCUBATION -
Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W. 2004. Aggregate carbon and nitrogen dynamics during laboratory incubation. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting. Nov. 2-6, 2004. Denver, Colo.
CARBON AND NITROGEN MINERALIZATION AS AFFECTED BY WETTING AND DRYING CYCLES -
Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W., Milliken, G.A. 2005. Carbon and nitrogen mineralization as affected by wetting and drying cycles. Journal of Soil Biology and Biochemistry. v. 37:339-347.
EVALUATING THE ROTATION EFFECT IN ALTERNATIVE ROTATIONS AT AKRON, COLORADO -
Vigil, M.F., Nielsen, D.C., Henry, W.B., Benjamin, J.G., Mikha, M.M., Anderson, R.L. 2004. Evaluating the rotation effect in alternative rotations at Akron, Colorado. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2004 Annual Meetings. Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004. Seattle, WA.
NITROGEN MINERALIZATION FROM A SOIL WITH DIFFERING N SUPPLY CAPACITIES -
Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W. 2004. Nitrogen mineralization from a soil with differing N supply capacities. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the 2004 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004. Seattle, WA.
CROP ROTATION AND TILLAGE EFFECTS ON SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES -
Benjamin, J.G., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Mikha, M.M., Henry, W.B. 2004. Crop rotation and tillage effects on soil hydraulic properties. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004. Seattle, WA.
EFFECT OF TILLAGE AND MANURE ON SOIL AND AGGREGATE-ASSOCIATED CARBON AND NITROGEN -
Mikha, M.M., Rice, C.W. 2004. Tillage and manure effects on soil and aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68:809-816.
GREAT PLAINS SOIL QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROJECT: SOIL CHEMICAL PROPERTIES -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Liebig, M.A., Wienhold, B.J., Bowman, R.A., Mcconkey, B., Deibert, E., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2003. Great plains soil quality assessment project: soil chemical properties. Meeting Abstract. Presented at the Dynamic Cropping Systems Meeting Aug. 4-7, 2003. Bismarck, ND.
GREAT PLAINS SOIL QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROJECT: SOIL CHEMICAL PROPERTIES -
Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F., Liebig, M.A., Wienhold, B.J., Bowman, R.A., Mcconkey, B., Deibert, E., Pikul Jr, J.L. 2004. Great plains soil quality assessment project: soil chemical properties. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the Annual American Society of Agronomy Meeting (ASA), November 2003. Denver, Colo.
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