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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas F Ducey
Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research
Microbiology

Phone: (843) 669-5203 ext. 112
Fax: (843) 669-6970

FLORENCE , SC 295011242

Projects
MANAGING WATER AVAILABILITY AND QUALITY TO MAINTAIN OR INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, CONSERVE NATURAL RESOURCES, AND ENHANCE ENVIRONMENT
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422493
Improvement of Soil Management Practices and Manure Treatment/Handling Systems of the Southern Coastal Plain
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431207

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Topographic and physicochemical controls on soil denitrification potential in prior converted croplands located on the Delmarva Peninsula, USA -
Conservation program and practice effects on ecosystem services in the mid atlantic region of the U.S -
Effects and effectiveness of USDA wetland conservation practices in the Mid-Atlantic region: A report on the conservation effects assessment project Mid-Atlantic regional wetland assessment 2008 - 2015 -
Lang, M., Mccarty, G.W., Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G., Miller, J.O., Rabenhorst, M., Baldwin, A., Fenstermacher, D., Yepsen, M., Mcfarland, E., Sharifi, A., Church, C., Devner, J., Ator, S., Mitchell, J., Whigham, D., Walbridge, M.R. 2016. Effects and effectiveness of USDA wetland conservation practices in the Mid-Atlantic region: A report on the conservation effects assessment project Mid-Atlantic regional wetland assessment 2008 - 2015. Government Publication/Report. APP:1/14/2016.
Effects of biochar blends on microbial community composition in two Coastal Plain soils -
Ducey, T.F., Novak, J.M., Johnson, M.G. 2015. Effects of biochar blends on microbial community composition in two Coastal Plain soils. Agriculture. 5:1060-1075.
Designer, acidic biochar influences calcareous soil characteristics Reprint Icon -
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M., Lentz, R.D. 2015. Designer, acidic biochar influences calcareous soil characteristics. Chemosphere. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.05.092.
Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetland restoration – lessons learned -
Soil physicochemical conditions, denitrification rates, and nosZ abundance in North Carolina Coastal Plain restored wetlands -
Ducey, T.F., Miller, J.O., Lang, M.W., Szogi, A.A., Hunt, P.G., Fenstermacher, D.C., Rabenhorst, M.C., Mccarty, G.W. 2015. Soil physicochemical conditions, denitrification rates, and nosZ abundance in North Carolina Coastal Plain restored wetlands. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44(3):1011-1022.
Understanding and enhancing soil health: the solution for reversing soil degradation -
Lehman, R.M., Cambardella, C.A., Stott, D.E., Acosta Martinez, V., Manter, D.K., Buyer, J.S., Maul, J.E., Smith, J.L., Collins, H.P., Halvorson, J.J., Kremer, R.E., Lundgren, J.G., Ducey, T.F., Jin, V.L., Karlen, D.L. 2015. Understanding and enhancing soil health: the solution for reversing soil degradation. Sustainability. 7(1):988-1027.
Soil biology for resilient healthy soil -
Lehman, R.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Buyer, J.S., Cambardella, C.A., Collins, H.P., Ducey, T.F., Halvorson, J.J., Jin, V.L., Johnson, J.M., Kremer, R.E., Lundgren, J.G., Manter, D.K., Maul, J.E., Smith, J.L., Stott, D.E. 2015. Soil biology for resilient, healthy soil. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 70(1):12A-18A; doi:10.2489/jswc.70.1.12A.
Corn and cotton nutrient accumulation after thirty-four years of conventional and conservation tillage -
Analysis of denitrification in restored wetlands of the North Carolina coastal plain -
Denitrification in soils of hydrologically restored wetlands relative to natural and converted wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic coastal plain of the USA Reprint Icon -
Hunt, P.G., Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F., Lang, M.W., Szogi, A.A., Mccarty, G.W. 2014. Denitrification in soils of hydrologically restored wetlands relative to natural and converted wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic coastal plain of the USA. Ecological Engineering. 71:438-447.
Quantification and fragment analysis of soil and cotton root-associated fungal and bacterial populations under different tillage managements -
Tillage effect on early growth and nutrient accumulation -
Bauer, P.J., Ducey, T.F., Kluber, L.A. 2014. Tillage effect on early growth and nutrient accumulation [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 58.
Soil microbial community response to corn stover harvesting under rain-fed, no-till conditions at multiple U.S. locations -
Lehman, R.M., Ducey, T.F., Jin, V.L., Acosta Martinez, V., Ahlschwede, C.M., Jeske, E.S., Drijber, R.A., Cantrell, K.B., Frederick, J.R., Borkowski, D.M., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Varvel, G.E. 2014. Soil microbial community response to corn stover harvesting under rain-fed, no-till conditions at multiple U.S. locations. BioEnergy Research. 7:540-550.
Multistate assessment of wetland restoration on CO2 and N2O emissions and soil bacterial communities -
Kluber, L.A., Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G., Lang, M.W., Ro, K.S. 2014. Multistate assessment of wetland restoration on CO2 and N2O emissions and soil bacterial communities. Applied Soil Ecology. 87-94.
Microbial community structure across a wastewater-impacted riparian buffer zone in the southeastern Coastal Plain -
Ducey, T.F., Johnson, P.R., Shriner, A.D., Matheny, T.A., Hunt, P.G. 2013. Microbial community structure across a wastewater-impacted riparian buffer zone in the southeastern Coastal Plain. The Open Microbiology Journal. 7:99-117.
Examination of soil and cotton root-associated fungal and bacterial populations under conservation tillage management -
Microbial community analysis of swine wastewater anaerobic lagoons by next-generation DNA sequencing -
Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G. 2013. Microbial community analysis of swine wastewater anaerobic lagoons by next-generation DNA sequencing. Anaerobe. 21:50-57.
IMPACT OF SOIL MANAGEMENT ON COTTON RHIZOSPHERE BACTERIA -
Addition of activated switchgrass biochar to an aridic subsoil increases microbial nitrogen cycling gene abundances -
Ducey, T.F., Ippolito, J.A., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M., Lentz, R.D. 2013. Addition of activated switchgrass biochar to an aridic subsoil increases microbial nitrogen cycling gene abundances. Applied Soil Ecology. 65:65-72.
Denitrification and gas emissions from organic soils under different water-table and flooding management -
Miller, J.O., Hunt, P.G., Ducey, T.F., Glaz, B.S. 2012. Denitrification and gas emissions from organic soils under different water table and flooding management. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(5):1793-1800.
Microbial gene analysis of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands -
Kluber, L.A., Hunt, P.G., Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F. 2012. Microbial gene analysis of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America 2012 Annual Meeting. http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper72937.html.
Influence of corn stover harvest on soil quality assessments at multiple locations across the U.S. -
Stott, D.E., Jin, V.L., Ducey, T.F., Karlen, D.L., Varvel, G.E., Johnson, J.M., Baker, J.M., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Adler, P.R., Roth, G.W., Birrell, S.J. 2013. Influence of corn stover harvest on soil quality assessments at multiple locations across the U.S. [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 2012 National Conference: Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, LA. Sungrant Initiative. www.sungrant.tennessee.edu/NatConference.
Influence of corn stover harvest on soil quality assessments at multiple locations across the U.S. -
Stott, D.E., Jin, V.L., Ducey, T.F., Karlen, D.L., Varvel, G.E., Johnson, J.M., Baker, J.M., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Adler, P.R., Roth, G.W., Birrell, S.J. 2012. Influence of corn stover harvest on soil quality assessments at multiple locations across the U.S. [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, October 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio. 2012 CDROM.
The biogeography of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands -
Ducey, T.F., Miller, J.O., Hunt, P.G. 2012. The biogeography of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America 97th Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2012, Portland, Oregon. 2012 CDROM.
Long-term analysis of nitrogen cycling genes in biochar-amended soils using quantitative real-time PCR -
Ducey, T.F., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M., Ippolito, J.A. 2012. Long-term analysis of nitrogen cycling genes in biochar-amended soils using quantitative real-time PCR. In: Proceedings of The American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, June 16-19, 2012, San Francisco, California. 2012 CDROM.
Low-Temperature Biochar Affects an Eroded Calcareous Soil -
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Cantrell, K.B. 2014. Low-Temperature Biochar Affects an Eroded Calcareous Soil. Meeting Abstract. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings.
Greenhouse gas emissions from natural, restored, and prior-converted wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic -
Miller, J.O., Hunt, P.G., Ducey, T.F. 2012. Greenhouse gas emissions from natural, restored, and prior-converted wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/intecol/Abstracts.pdf.
An analysis of the link between strokes and soils in the South Carolina coastal plains -
Ducey, T.F., Miller, J.O., Busscher, W.J., Lackland, D.T., Hunt, P.G. 2012. An analysis of the link between strokes and soils in the South Carolina coastal plains. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 47(8):1104-1112.
Denitrification and N20 emissions from Carolina Bays receiving poultry runoff -
Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G. 2011. Denitrification and N20 emissions from Carolina Bays receiving poultry runoff. In: Proceedings of the 2011 American Society of Agronomy/Crop Science Society of America/Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting, October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper64764.html.
The tale of four lagoons -
Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G. 2011. The tale of four lagoons [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference on Applied and Environmental Microbiology, July 10-15, 2011, South Hadley, Massachusetts.
Nitrification and denitrification gene abundances in swine wastewater anaerobic lagoons -
Ducey, T.F., Shriner, A.D., Hunt, P.G. 2011. Nitrification and denitrification gene abundances in swine wastewater anaerobic lagoons. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:610-619.
Interactive Effects of Copper on Alfalfa Growth, Soil Copper, and Soil Bacteria -
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Tarkalson, D.D. 2011. Interactive Effects of Copper on Alfalfa Growth, Soil Copper, and Soil Bacteria. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 3(2):138-148.
Copper Impacts on Corn, Soil Extractability, and the Soil Bacterial Community -
Ippolito, J.A., Ducey, T.F., Tarkalson, D.D. 2010. Copper Impacts on Corn, Soil Extractability, and the Soil Bacterial Community. Soil Science. Vol. 175(12)586-892. http://journals.lww.com/soilsci/pages/currenttoc.aspx
Analysis of nitrifying microbial populations in an aerobic wastewater treatment system -
Ducey, T.F., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B. 2010. Analysis of nitrifying microbial populations in an aerobic wastewater treatment system [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, October 31-November 4, 2010, Long Beach, California. 2010 CDROM.
Analysis of denitrification in swine anaerobic lagoons -
Ducey, T.F., Ro, K.S., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B., Hunt, P.G. 2010. Analysis of denitrification in swine anaerobic lagoons [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, May 23-27, 2010, San Diego, California. 2010 CDROM.
Denitrification in anaerobic lagoons used to treat swine wastewater. Reprint Icon -
Hunt, P.G., Matheny, T.A., Ro, K.S., Vanotti, M.B., Ducey, T.F. 2010. Denitrification in anaerobic lagoons used to treat swine wastewater. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1821-1828.
Transcriptional and functional analysis of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae fur regulon Reprint Icon -
Jackson, L.A., Ducey, T.F., Zaitshik, J.B., Orvis, J., Dyer, D.W. 2010. Transcriptional and functional analysis of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae fur regulon. Journal of Bacteriology. 192(1):77-85.
Denitrification gene density across a wastewater-impacted riparian buffer zone -
Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G. 2009. Denitrification gene density across a wastewater-impacted riparian buffer zone [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy International Annual Meetings, November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. CDROM.
Geo-Specific disease and the Stroke Belt: Do soils play a role in stroke mortality? -
Miller, J.O., Busscher, W.J., Ducey, T.F., Evans, D.E., Hunt, P.G., Lackland, D. 2009. Geo-Specific disease and the Stroke Belt: Do soils play a role in stroke mortality?[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting, November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Denitrification of nitrified and non-nitrified swine lagoon wastewater in the suspended sludge layer of treatment wetlands Reprint Icon -
Hunt, P.G., Stone, K.C., Matheny, T.A., Poach, M.E., Vanotti, M.B., Ducey, T.F. 2009. Denitrification of nitrified and non-nitrified swine lagoon wastewater in the suspended sludge layer of treatment wetlands. Ecological Engineering. 35(10):1514-1522.
Thermochemical Conversion of Livestock Wastes: Carbonization of Swine Solids Reprint Icon -
Ro, K.S., Cantrell, K.B., Hunt, P.G., Ducey, T.F., Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A. 2009. Thermochemical conversion of livestock wastes: Carbonization of swine solids. Bioresource Technology. 100:5466-5471.
Analysis of microbial populations, denitrification, and nitrous oxide production in riparian buffers -
Ducey, T.F., Hunt, P.G., Ro, K.S., Lowrance, R.R. 2009. Analysis of microbial populations, denitrification, and nitrous oxide production in riparian buffers. In: Proceedings of 109th American Society of Microbiology General Meeting, May 17-21, 2009, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2009 CDROM.
Transcript analysis of nrrF, a Fur repressed sRNA of Neisseria gonorrhoeae -
Ducey, T.F., Jackson, L., Orvis, J., Dyer, D.W. 2009. Transcript analysis of nrrF, a Fur repressed sRNA of Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Microbial Pathogenesis 46:166-170.
Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes -
Ward, T.J., Ducey, T.F., Usgaard, T.R., Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P. 2008. Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(24):7629-7642.
Marsh-pond-marsh wetland treatment of nitrogen and phosphorus in swine anaerobic lagoon wastewater: A case study -
Reddy, G.B., Hunt, P.G., Poach, M.E., Forbes, D., Matheny, T.A., Stone, K.C., Szogi, A.A., Ducey, T.F. 2008. Marsh-pond-marsh wetland treatment of nitrogen and phosphorus in swine anaerobic lagoon wastewater: A case study. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Wetland Systems Technology in Water Pollution Control, November 1-7, 2008, Indore, India. pp. 754-765.
Denitrification and nitrous oxide emissions in riparian buffers -
Hunt, P.G., Matheny, T.A., Ducey, T.F., Ro, K.S., Lowrance, R.R. 2008. Denitrification and nitrous oxide emissions in riparian buffers [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, November 5-9, Houston, Texas. 2008 CDROM
Biofuel production from catalytic thermochemical conversion of animal manure and biomass -
Ro, K.S., Cantrell, K.B., Hunt, P.G., Ducey, T.F., Joseph, S.M., Anjom, M., Mahajan, D. 2008. Biofuel production from catalytic thermochemical conversion of animal manure and biomass. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, Paper No. 084228. 4 pp.
Livestock waste-to-bioenergy generation opportunities Reprint Icon -
Cantrell, K.B., Ducey, T.F., Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G. 2008. Livestock waste-to-bioenergy generation opportunities. Bioresource Technology. 99:7941-7953.
Characterization of bacterial populations capable of nitrification at cold temperatures and high ammonia levels -
Ducey, T.F., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B., Hunt, P.G. 2007. Characterization of bacterial populations capable of nitrification at cold temperatures and high ammonia levels [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, November 2-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
Denitrification and methane/nitrous oxide emissions from recreational and agricultural riparian buffers in the southeastern United States -
Hunt, P.G., Moreno-Casselles, J., Ro, K.S., Ducey, T.F., Matheny, T.A. 2007. Denitrification and methane/nitrous oxide emissions from recreational and agricultural riparian buffers in the southeastern United States [abstract]. 10th International Symposium on Wetland Biogeochemistry, April 1-4, 2007, Annapolis, Maryland.
A Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism-BASED MULTILOCUS GENOTYPING ASSAY FOR SUBTYPING LINEAGE I ISOLATES OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES -
Ducey, T.F., Page, B., Usgaard, T.R., Borucki, M.K., Pupedis, K., Ward, T.J. 2007. A single-nucleotide-polymorphism-based multilocus genotyping assay for subtyping lineage I isolates of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(1):133-147.
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