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Steven Brian Mirsky
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory
Research Ecologist

Phone: (301) 504-5324
Fax: (301) 504-8370
Room 117

BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350
Projects
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430588
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430590
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430591
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429826
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435046
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 435445
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431623
Cracking Soft Seed in Hairy Vetch: Marker-Assisted Cover Crop Improvement
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434053
Managing Cover Crop-Herbicide Interactions to Improve Herbicide Efficacy
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434630
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430050
Managing Cover Crop-herbicide Interactions to Improve Herbicide Efficacy
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 418954
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430164
Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 432813
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (LSU AgCenter)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435359
Water: The Story that will Finally push Cover Adoption in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430574
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430831
Effect of Cover Crop Growth Stage and Quality on Allelochemical Bioavailability in Soil Rhizosphere
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428753
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--VA
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428995
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-TX
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429055
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arkansas)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429073
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Pennsylvania)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429075
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MN
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429076
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arizona)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429089
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Nebraska)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429121
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Delaware)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429122
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Mississippi)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429123
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Missouri)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429124
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--OR
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429125
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Illinois)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429176
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Tennessee)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429177
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-NC
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429178
The Role of Cover Crop Species and Establishment Method on Biomass Accumulation, Nitrogen Scavenging, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429287
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MD
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429288
Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429768

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Advancing the sustainable of US agriculture through long-term research -
Confronting common-pool resource problems via cooperative management -
Meteorological and management factors influencing weed abundance during 18 years of organic crop rotations -
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Cavigelli, M.A. 2018. Meteorological and management factors influencing weed abundance during 18 years of organic crop rotations. Weed Science. 1:8. https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2018.15.
Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows -
Hoffman, E., Cavigelli, M.A., Gustavo, C., Matthew, R., Ackroyd, V.J., Richard, T.L., Mirsky, S.B. 2018. Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 162:89-96.
Characterization of soil nematode communities in three cropping systems through morphological and DNA metabarcoding approaches -
Treonis, A.M., Unangst, S., Kepler, R.M., Buyer, J.S., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E. 2018. Characterization of soil nematode communities in three cropping systems through morphological and DNA metabarcoding approaches. Scientific Reports. 8:2004. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20366-5.
Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network -
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, D.W., Augustine, D.J., Boughton, E., Boughton, R., Clark, P., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Cavigelli, M.A., Hapeman, C.J., Harmel, R.D., Heilman, P., Holly, M.A., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., McCarty, G.W., Millar, N., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pierson Jr, F.B., Rigby Jr, J.R., Robertson, G., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Wienhold, B.J., Wulfhorts, J., Yost, M., Walthall, C.L. 2018. Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network. Environmental Research Letters. 13(3):034031. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa779.
Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region -
Wallace, J.M., Keene, C.L., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Van Gessel, M.J. 2018. Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region. Weed Science. 66:94-108.
Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region -
Curran, W.S., Hoover, R.J., Mirsky, S.B., Roth, G.W., Ryan, M.R., Ackroyd, V.J., Wallace, J.M., Dempsey, M.A., Pelzer, C.J. 2018. Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region. Agronomy Journal. 110:435-443. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.07.0395.
Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems -
Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2017. Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems. Weed Technology. 31:641-650.
Estimating nitrogen mineralization from cover crop mixtures using the Precision Nitrogen Management model -
Melkonian, J., Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Moebius-Clune, B.N. 2017. Estimating nitrogen mineralization from cover crop mixtures using the Precision Nitrogen Management model. Agronomy Journal. 109:1944-1959.
Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast -
Bybee-Finley, A., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M. 2017. Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast. Weed Science. 65:669-680.
Hairy vetch biomass across the eastern United States: Effects of latitude, seeding rate and date, and termination timing -
Mirsky, S.B., Ackroyd, V.J., Cordeau, S., Curran, W.S., Hashemi, M., Reberg-Horton, S., Ryan, M., Spargo, J.T. 2017. Hairy vetch biomass across the eastern United States: Effects of latitude, seeding rate and date, and termination timing. Agronomy Journal. 109:1510-1519.
Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn -
Vann, R.A., Reberg-Horton, S., Mirsky, S.B., Poffenbarger, H.J., Zinati, G.M., Moyer, J.B. 2017. Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn. Agronomy Journal. 109:2214-2222.
Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States -
Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Curran, W.S., Reberg-Horton, S., Ryan, M., Schomberg, H.H., Ackroyd, V.J. 2017. Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States. Agronomy Journal. 109:1520-1531.
A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements -
Davis, B.W., Mirsky, S.B., Needelman, B.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Yarwood, S.A., Maul, J.E., Bagley, G.A. 2016. A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46:247-254.
High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management -
Zinati, G., Mirsky, S.B., Seidel, R., Grantham, A., Moyer, J., Ackroyd, V. 2017. High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management. Weed Technology. 31:320-329.
Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems -
Geene, C., Curran, W.S., Wallace, J., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., VanGessel, M., Barbercheck, M. 2017. Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems. Agronomy Journal. 109:272-282.
Organic and conventional farmers differ in their perspective on cover crop use and breeding -
Wayman, S., Kucek, L.K., Mirsky, S.B., Ackroyd, V., Cordeau, S., Ryan, M.R. 2016. Organic and conventional farmers differ in their perspective on cover crop use and breeding. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 32:376-385.
In situ validation of fungal N translocation to cereal rye mulches under no-till soybean production -
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Hu, S. 2017. In situ validation of fungal N translocation to cereal rye mulches under no-till soybean production. Plant and Soil. 410:153-165.
Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? -
Jordan, N.R., Schut, M., Graham, S., Barney, J., Childs, D., Christensen, S., Cousens, R., Davis, A.S., Eisenberg, H., Ervin, D., Mirsky, S.B. 2016. Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? Weed Research. 56:345-358.
Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop -
Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Meisinger, J.J., Ackroyd, V. 2016. Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop. Agronomy Journal. 108:1992-2002.
Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States -
Bybee-Finley, K., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2016. Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States. Crop Science. 56:2775-2790.
The Lower Chesapeake Bay LTAR: A coastal urban-agricultural region -
Mccarty, G.W., Alfieri, J.G., Cavigelli, M.A., Cosh, M.H., Hapeman, C.J., Kustas, W.P., Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Pooler, M.R., Sadeghi, A.M., Schomberg, H.H., Timlin, D.J. 2015. The Lower Chesapeake Bay LTAR: A coastal urban-agricultural region. Geological Society of America Meeting. CDROM.
Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen -
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Kramer, M.H., Weil, R.R., Meisinger, J.J., Cavigelli, M.A., Spargo, J.T. 2015. Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79:1660-1673.
Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition -
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Weil, R.R., Kramer, M.H., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A. 2015. Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition. Agronomy Journal. 107:2083-2096.
Biomass and nitrogen accumulation of hairy vetch-cereal rye cover crop mixtures as influenced by species proportions -
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Weil, R.R., Kramer, M.H., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A. 2015. Biomass and nitrogen accumulation of hairy vetch-cereal rye cover crop mixtures as influenced by species proportions. Agronomy Journal. doi: 10.2134/agronj14.0462.
Planting date impacts on soil water management, plant growth, and weeds in cover-crop-based no-till corn production -
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2016. Planting date impacts on soil water management, plant growth, and weeds in cover-crop-based no-till corn production. Agronomy Journal. 108:162-170.
Effectiveness of herbicides for control of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) in winter wheat -
Curran, W.S., Wallace, J.M., Mirsky, S.B., Crockett, B. 2015. Effectiveness of herbicides for control of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) in winter wheat. Weed Technology. DOI: 10.1614/WT-D-14-00139.1.
Hairy vetch seedbank persistence and implications for cover crop management -
Mirsky, S.B., Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Crockett, B.C. 2015. Hairy vetch seedbank persistence and implications for cover crop management. Agronomy Journal. DOI:10.2134/agronj14.0523.
Tillage and planting date effects on weed dormancy, emergence, and early growth in organic corn -
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B. 2015. Tillage and planting date effects on weed dormancy, emergence, and early growth in organic corn. Weed Science. 63(2):477-490. DOI: 10.1614/WS-D-14-00112.1.
Nitrogen competition between corn and weeds in soils under organic and conventional management -
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Teasdale, J.R., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Kramer, M.H. 2015. Nitrogen competition between corn and weeds in soils under organic and conventional management. Weed Science. 63(2):461-476.
Biologically based fertilizer recommendations to meet yield expectations and preserve water quality -
Remote sensing with simulated unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications Reprint Icon -
Hunt Jr, E.R., Daughtry, C.S., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Remote sensing with simulated unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 7(11):4566-4571.
Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop-based no-till soybean production -
Wells, S., Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop-based no-till soybean production. Weed Science. 62(3):501-511. DOI: 10.1614/WS-D-13-00142.1.
Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production -
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production. Weed Science. 62:501-511.
Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption -
Stockwell, R., Baas, D., Bitan, E., Blackmer, T., Bryant, L., Gurwick, N., Mirsky, S.B., Mitchel, P., Sibbing, J., Sundermeier, A., Widman, N., Baloun, D., Fisher, B. 2013. Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption. Weed Technology. 1:1-12.
Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production -
Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Grossman, J., Kornecki, T.S., Webster, T.M., Price, A.J., Meijer, A., Place, G. 2013. Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production. Weed Technology. 8:38-41.
Remote sensing with unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications -
Hunt Jr, E.R., Daughtry, C.S., Mirsky, S.B., Hively, D.W. 2013. Remote sensing with unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications. Proceedings of the 2013 Second International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics, August 12-16, 2013, Fairfax, Virginia. IEEE, p.131-134.
Towards a no-till no-spray future? Introduction to a symposium on nonchemical weed management for reduced-tillage cropping systems -
Brainard, D., Haramoto, E., Williams, M.M. II, Mirsky, S.B. 2013. Towards a no-till no-spray future? Introduction to a symposium on nonchemical weed management for reduced-tillage cropping systems. Weed Technology. 27:190-192.
Organic management systems to enhance ecosystem services Reprint Icon -
Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Teasdale, J.R., Spargo, J.T., Doran, J.W. 2013. Organic management systems to enhance ecosystem services. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 28:145-159.
Overcoming weed management challenges in cover crop-based organic rotational no-till soybean production in the Eastern US -
Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Teasdale, J.R., Reberg-Horton, C.R., Curran, W.S., Spargo, J.T., Wells, S.M., Keene, C.K., Moyer, J.W. 2013. Overcoming weed management challenges in cover crop-based organic rotational no-till soybean production in the Eastern US. Weed Technology. 27(1):193-203.
Effects of management type and timing on weed suppression in soybean no-till planted into rolled-crimped cereal rye -
Nord, E., Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.R., Mortensen, D.R., Mirsky, S.B. 2012. Effects of management type and timing on weed suppression in soybean no-till planted into rolled-crimped cereal rye. Weed Science. 60(4):624-633.
Linking a Germplasm Collection of the Cover Crop Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to Traits Related to Improved Nitrogen Fixation -
Maul, J.E., Mothapo, N., Grossman, J., Mirsky, S.B., Emche, S.E., Devine, T.E. 2012. Linking a Germplasm Collection of the Cover Crop Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to Traits Related to Improved Nitrogen Fixation. Meeting Proceedings. 51: 2615-2625.
Reduced-tillage organic corn production in a hairy vetch cover crop -
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Maul, J.E. 2012. Reduced-tillage organic corn production in a hairy vetch cover crop. Agronomy Journal. 104:621-628.
Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management -
Culman, S.W., Snapp, S.S., Freeman, M.A., Schipanski, M.E., Beniston, J., Lal, R., Drinkwater, L.E., Franzluebbers, A.J., Glover, J.D., Grandy, A.S., Lee, J., Six, J., Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Wander, M.M. 2012. Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:494-504.
Conservation tillage issues: cover crop-based organic rotational no-till grain production in the mid-atlantic region -
Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.S., Teasdale, J.R., Maul, J.E., Spargo, J.T., Moyer, J., Grantham, A.M., Weber, D.C., Way, T.R. 2012. Conservation tillage issues: cover crop-based organic rotational no-till grain production in the mid-atlantic region. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 27(1):31–40. DOI:10.1017/S1742170511000457.
The general ensemble biogeochemical modeling system (GEMS) and its applications to agriculture systems in the United States -
Liu, S., Mccarty, G.W., Mirsky, S.B., Ochsner, T., Baumgart-Getz, A., Prokopy, L.S., Shao, G., Chan, S., Njoku, E., Kerr, Y., Allen, R.G., Morse, A., Shi, J. 2012. The general ensemble biogeochemical modeling system (GEMS) and its applications to agriculture systems in the United States. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. Amsterdam:Elsevier p. 309-323.
Integrating multiple tactics for managing weeds in high residue no-till soybean -
Nord, E.A., Curran, W.S., Mortensen, D., Mirsky, S.B., Jones, B.P. 2011. Integrating multiple tactics for managing weeds in high residue no-till soybean. Agronomy Journal. 103(5):1542-1551.
Effects of seeding rate and poultry litter on weed suppression from a rolled cereal rye cover crop -
Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.S., Grantham, A.M., Hunsberger, L.K., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Nord, E.A. 2011. Effects of Seeding Rate and Poultry Litter on Weed Suppression From a Rolled Cereal Rye Cover Crop. Weed Science. 59:438-444.
Mineralizable soil nitrogen and labile soil organic matter in diverse long-term cropping systems -
Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Meisinger, J.J. 2011. Mineralizable soil nitrogen and labile soil organic matter in diverse long-term cropping systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 90:253-266.
Evaluating a core germplasm collection of the cover crop hairy vetch for use in sustainable farming systems -
Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Emche, S.E., Devine, T.E. 2011. Evaluating a core germplasm collection of the cover crop hairy vetch for use in sustainable farming systems. Crop Science. 51:2615-2625.
Potential synergistic effects of cereal rye biomass and soybean planting density on weed suppression -
Ryan, M.R., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Teasdale, J.R., Curran, W.S. 2011. Potential synergistic effects of cereal rye biomass and soybean planting density on weed suppression. Weed Science. 59:238-246.
Management filters and species traits: Weed community assembly in long-term organic and conventional systems Reprint Icon -
Ryan, M.R., Smith, R., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Seidel, R. 2010. Management filters and species traits: Weed community assembly in long-term organic and conventional systems. Weed Science. 58(3):265-277.
Reducing the germinable weed seedbank with soil disturbance and cover crops -
Mirsky, S.B., Gallandt, E.R., Mortensen, D.A., Curran, W.S., Shumway, D.L. 2010. Reducing the germinable weed seedbank with soil disturbance and cover crops. Weed Research. 50:341-352.
Global Warming Potential of Organic and Conventional Grain Cropping Systems in the mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. -
Cavigelli, M.A., Djurickovic, M., Rasmann, C., Spargo, J.T., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E. 2009. Global Warming Potential of Organic and Conventional Grain Cropping Systems in the mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. In: Proceedings of the Farming Systems Design Conference, August 25, 2009, Monterey, California, p.51-52.
Elucidating the apparent maize tolerance to weed competition in long-term organically managed systems -
Ryan, M., Mortensen, D., Bastiaans, L., Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Curren, W., Seidel, R., Wilson, D.O., Hepperly, P.R. 2010. Elucidating the apparent maize tolerance to weed competition in long-term organically managed systems. Weed Research. 50(1):25-36.
Control of cereal rye with a roller/crimper as influenced by cover crop phenology Reprint Icon -
Mirsky, S.B., Curran, W.S., Mortensen, D.A., Ryan, M.R., Shumway, D.L. 2009. Control of cereal rye with a roller/crimper as influenced by cover crop phenology. Agronomy Journal. 101(6):1589-1596.
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