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Jon Cotton
Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (806) 749-5560 ext. 5258
Fax: (806) 723-5272

3810 4TH STREET
LUBBOCK, TX 79415

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Increased soil respiration and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under elevated [CO2] and soil water deficit in a peanut agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Echevarria Laza, H.J., Cano, A., Cotton, J.E., Slaughter, L., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J., Emendack, Y., Chen, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Payton, P.R. 2019. Increased soil respiration and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under elevated [CO2] and soil water deficit in a peanut agroecosystem. Plant Biology. Presentation.
Soil microbial community dynamics under urban turfgrass in a semiarid climate - (Abstract Only)
Saptoka, M., Young, J.R., Slaughter, L.C., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2019. Soil microbial community dynamics under urban turfgrass in a semiarid climate. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.
Increased soil respiration and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under elevated [CO2] and soil sater deficit in a peanut agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Echevarria Laza, H.J., Cano, A., Cotton, J.E., Slaughter, L., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J., Emendack, Y., Acosta Martinez, V., Payton, P.R. 2019. Increased soil respiration and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under elevated [CO2] and soil sater deficit in a peanut agroecosystem. Plant Biology. Presentation.
Soil health indicators as affected by diverse forage species and mixtures in semi-arid pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhandari, K., West, C.P., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Cano, A. 2018. Soil health indicators as affected by diverse forage species and mixtures in semi-arid pastures. Applied Soil Ecology. 132:179-186.
Lasting effects of soil health improvements with management changes in cotton-based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2017. Lasting effects of soil health improvements with management changes in cotton-based cropping systems in a sandy soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53(4):1-14. doi:10.1007/s00374-017-1192-2.
Maintaining soil health after remediated agroecostems are returned to traditional cropping systems - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, J.E., Acosta Martinez, V. 2016. Maintaining soil health after remediated agroecostems are returned to traditional cropping systems. [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. November 6-9, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona. Abstract No.346-209.
Monitoring soil microbial dynamics in agroecosystems during two years of recovery after record drought - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Manter, D.K. 2016. Monitoring soil microbial dynamics in agroecosystems during two years of recovery after record drought.[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. November 6-9, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona. Abstract No. 465-331.
Manipulation of soil microbes using higher biomass cropping systems to sustain soil health in cotton-based agroecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2015. Manipulation of soil microbes using higher biomass cropping systems to sustain soil health in cotton-based agroecosystems[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference. May 31-June 5, 2015. El Paso, Texas.
Predominant Microbial Assemblages and Enzyme Activities during Record Drought and Heat in Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Gardner, T., Moore-Kucera, J., Zak, J., Wester, D. 2015. Predominant Microbial Assemblages and Enzyme Activities during Record Drought and Heat in Agricultural Soils[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference. May 31-June 5, 2015. El Paso, Texas.
Predominant bacterial and fungal assemblages in agricultural soils during a record drought/heat wave and linkages to enzyme activities of biogeochemical cycling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Gardner, T., Moore-Kucera, J., Zak, J., Wester, D., Cox, S. 2014. Predominant bacterial and fungal assemblages in agricultural soils during a record drought/heat wave and linkages to enzyme activities of biogeochemical cycling. Applied Soil Ecology. 84:69-82.
Sustainable sorghum cropping systems for flexible forage/bio-energy use under limited irrigation - (Proceedings)
Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Sattler, S.E., Moore-Kucera, J. 2014. Sustainable sorghum cropping systems for flexible forage/bio-energy use under limited irrigation. Proceedings of the Ogallala Aquifer - Steps to Sustainability. p. 8.
Soil enzyme activities during the 2011 Texas record drought/heat wave and implications to biogeochemical cycling and organic matter dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J., Cotton, J.E., Wester, D. 2014. Soil enzyme activities during the 2011 Texas record drought/heat wave and implications to biogeochemical cycling and organic matter dynamics. Applied Soil Ecology. 75:43-51.
Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning - (Proceedings)
Cotton, J.E., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B., Moore-Kucera, J. 2013. Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p.21-22.
Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions - (Proceedings)
Cotton, J.E., Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J. 2013. Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p. 20-21.
Sorghum bioenergy cropping systems: production potential and early indications of soil benefits under limited water - (Proceedings)
Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2013. Sorghum bioenergy cropping systems: production potential and early indications of soil benefits under limited water. Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. PS0801.
Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burow, G.B., Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions. BioEnergy Research. 6(2):711-718.
Early Changes Due to Sorghum Biofuel Cropping Systems in Soil Microbial Communities and Metabolic Functioning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2013. Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 49(4):403-413.
Soil microbial communties and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Morre-Kucera, J., Gardner, T.G., Cox, S., Cotton, J.E. 2012. Soil microbial communties and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA[abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society. July 22-25, 2012. Ft. Worth, Texas.
Soil microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA - (Abstract Only)
Responses of enzyme activities in sandy soils to cropping system changes in a semiarid region - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Moore Kucera, J., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of enzyme activities in sandy soils to cropping system changes in a semiarid region[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under deficit irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Burow, G.B., Moore Kucera, J. 2011. Cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under deficit irrigation[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.