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Kabindra Adhikari
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory
Research Soil Scientist

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The LTAR cropland common experiment at the Texas Gulf Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yost, J.L., Smith, D.R., Adhikari, K., Arnold, J.G., Collins, H.P., Flynn, K.C., Hajda, C.B., Menefee, D.S., Mohanty, B.P., Schantz, M.C., Thorp, K.R., White, M.J. 2024. The LTAR cropland common experiment at the Texas Gulf. Journal of Environmental Quality. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20592.
Evaluating the role of alternative grazing strategies on plant production and soil health across a decade timescale - (Abstract Only)
The LTAR-integrated grazing land common experiment at the Texas Gulf Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schantz, M.C., Smith, D.R., Harmel, R.D., Goodwin, D.J., Tolleson, D.R., Osorio Leyton, J.M., Flynn, K.C., Yost, J.L., Thorp, K.R., Arnold, J.G., White, M.J., Adhikari, K., Hajda, C.B. 2024. The LTAR-integrated grazing land common experiment at the Texas Gulf. Journal of Environmental Quality. 2024:1-12. doi:10.1002/jeq2.20573.
Evaluating the role of grazing strategies on plant production and soil health across a decade timescale - (Abstract Only)
Exploring the benefits of biochar: A review of production methods, characteristics, and applications in soil health and environment Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Gyanwali, P., Khanal, R., Pokhrel, S., Adhikari, K. 2024. Exploring the benefits of biochar: A review of production methods, characteristics, and applications in soil health and environment. Egyptian Journal Soil Science. 64(3):855-884. https://doi.org/10.21608/EJSS.2024.270380.1725.
Heavy metals concentration in soils across the conterminous USA: Spatial prediction, model uncertainty, and influencing factors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Mancini, M., Libohova, Z., Blackstock, J.M., Winzeler, H.E., Smith, D.R., Owens, P.R., Silva, S.H., Curi, N.C. 2024. Heavy metals concentration in soils across the conterminous USA: Spatial prediction, model uncertainty, and influencing factors. Science of the Total Environment. 919. Article 170972. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170972.
Understanding within-field variation in Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE) using proximal sensing, field observations, and machine learning - (Abstract Only)
Influence of sample size, model selection, and land use on prediction accuracy of soil properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Safaee, S., Libohova, Z., Kladivko, E., Brown, A., Winzeler, H.E., Read, Q.D., Rahmani, S., Adhikari, K. 2024. Influence of sample size, model selection, and land use on prediction accuracy of soil properties. Geoderma Regional. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2024.e00766.
Identifying key factors controlling soil respiration in agricultural fields Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Anderson, K.R., Smith, D.R., Owens, P.R., Moore Jr., P.A., Libohova, Z. 2023. Identifying key factors controlling soil respiration in agricultural fields. Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 8(2). Article e20117. https://doi.org/10.1002/ael2.20117.
Yield stability zonation as a generic tool for precision conservation decisions in agriculture fields - (Abstract Only)
On-the-go sensing to map soil and nutrient levels and its relationship with corn yield and grain quality - (Abstract Only)
Within-field yield stability and gross margin variations across corn fields and implications for precision conservation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Hajda, C.B., Kharel, T.P. 2023. Within-field yield stability and gross margin variations across corn fields and implications for precision conservation. Precision Agriculture. 24(4):1401-1416. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-023-09995-7.
Optimizing agronomic management for soil health, water quality, crop production and profitability in the Texas Blackland Prairie - (Abstract Only)
Mapping within-field yield stability and gross margin variations for precision conservation decisions - (Abstract Only)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Hajda, C.B., Kharel, T.P. 2022. Mapping within-field yield stability and gross margin variations for precision conservation decisions. [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. Paper No. 141510.
National soil organic carbon map of agricultural lands in Nepal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamichhane, S., Adhikari, K., Kumar, L. 2022. National soil organic carbon map of agricultural lands in Nepal. Geoderma Regional. 30. Article e00568. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2022.e00568.
Mapping soil health and grain quality variations across a corn field in Texas - (Proceedings)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Hajda, C.B. 2022. Mapping soil health and grain quality variations across a corn field in Texas. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, June 26-29, 2022, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 1-5.
Influence of land use and topographic factors on soil organic carbon stocks and their spatial and vertical distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, K., Libohova, Z., Adhikari, K., Kome, C., Maness, X., Silman, R.M. 2022. Influence of land use and topographic factors on soil organic carbon stocks and their spatial and vertical distribution. Remote Sensing. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14122846.
Digital mapping of soil organic matter and cation exchange capacity in a low relief lanscape using LiDAR data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rahmani, S.R., Ackerson, J., Schulze, D., Adhikari, K., Libohova, Z. 2022. Digital mapping of soil organic matter and cation exchange capacity in a low relief lanscape using LiDAR data. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12061338.
Digital mapping of soil organic matter and cation exchange capacity in a low relief landscape using LiDAR data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rahmani, S.R., Ackerson, J., Schulze, D., Adhikari, K., Libohova, Z. 2022. Digital mapping of soil organic matter and cation exchange capacity in a low relief landscape using LiDAR data. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12061338.
Empirical relationships between environmental factors and soil organic carbon produce comparable prediction accuracy to machine learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mishra, U., Yeo, K., Adhikari, K., Riley, W.J., Hoffman, F.M., Hudson, C., Gautam, S. 2022. Empirical relationships between environmental factors and soil organic carbon produce comparable prediction accuracy to machine learning. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 86(6):1611-1624. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20453.
Mapping within-field soil health variations using apparent electrical conductivity, topography, and machine learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Collins, H.P., Hajda, C.B., Acharya, B.S., Owens, P.R. 2022. Mapping within-field soil health variations using apparent electrical conductivity, topography, and machine learning. Agronomy. 12. Article 1019. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12051019.
Can soil health explain grain quality? A case study of a corn field in Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Hajda, C.B., Owens, P.R. 2022. Can soil health explain grain quality? A case study of a corn field in Texas. Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 7. Article e20078. https://doi.org/10.1002/ael2.20078.
Multi-seasonal satellite images improve SOC prediction from cultivated lands in a montane ecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Relating topography and soil phosphorus distribution in litter-amended pastures in Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Braden, I.S., Owens, P.R., Ashworth, A.J., West, C. 2021. Relating topography and soil phosphorus distribution in litter-amended pastures in Arkansas. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 4. Article e20207. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20207.
Towards a dynamic soil survey: Identifying and delineating soil horizons in-situ using deep learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Z., Owens, P.R., Zhang, C., Brye, K.R., Weindorf, D.C., Adhikari, K., Sun, Z., Sun, F., Wang, Q. 2021. Towards a dynamic soil survey: Identifying and delineating soil horizons in-situ using deep learning. Geoderma. 401. Article 115341. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2021.115341.
Fe-Mn concentrations in upland loess soils in mid-continental north America: A step towards dynamic soil survey Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhoudong, J., Wang, Q., Libohova, Z., Adhikari, K., Brye, K.R., Sun, Z., Sun, F., Jiang, Y., Owens, P.R. 2021. Fe-Mn concentrations in upland loess soils in mid-continental north America: A step towards dynamic soil survey. Catena. 202:105273. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105273.
Updating the national soil map of Nepal through digital soil mapping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamichhane, S., Kumar, L., Adhikari, K. 2021. Updating the national soil map of Nepal through digital soil mapping. Geoderma. 394. Article 115041. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2021.115041.
Corn response to selected soil health indicators in a Texas drought Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Smith, D.R., Collins, H.P., Haney, R.L., Wolfe, J. 2021. Corn response to selected soil health indicators in a Texas drought. Ecological Indicators. 125. Article 107482. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107482.
Soil bacterial diversity based on management and topography in a silvopastoral system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurmessa, B., Ashworth, A.J., Yang, Y., Adhikari, K., Savin, M., Owens, P.R., Sauer, T.J., Pedretti, E.F., Cocco, S., Corti, G. 2021. Soil bacterial diversity based on management and topography in a silvopastoral system. Applied Soil Ecology. 163:103918. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.APSOIL.2021.103918.
Quantifying organic carbon stocks using a stereological profile imaging method to account for rock fragments in stony soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Z., Wang, Q., Brye, K.R., Adhikari, K., Sun, F., Sun, Z., Chen, S., Owens, P.R. 2020. Quantifying organic carbon stocks using a stereological profile imaging method to account for rock fragments in stony soils. Geoderma. 385:114837. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114837.
Importance and strength of environmental controllers of soil organic carbon changes with scale Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adhikari, K., Mishra, U., Owens, P.R., Libohova, Z., Wills, S.A., Riley, W.J., Hoffman, F.M., Smith, D.R. 2020. Importance and strength of environmental controllers of soil organic carbon changes with scale. Geoderma. 375:114472. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114472.
An improved similarity-based approach to predicting and mapping soil organic carbon and soil total nitrogen in a coastal region of northeastern China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Adhikari, K., Zhuang, Q., Yang, Z., Jin, X., Wang, Q., Bian, Z. 2020. An improved similarity-based approach to predicting and mapping soil organic carbon and soil total nitrogen in a coastal region of northeastern China. PeerJ. 8:e9126. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9126.
Spatial distribution of soil phosphorus, calcium, and pH after long-term broiler litter application Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Y., Sun, Z., Owens, P.R., Adhikari, K., Wang, Q., Dorantes, M.J., Read, J.J., Ashworth, A.J., Libohova, Z. 2019. Spatial distribution of soil phosphorus, calcium, and pH after long-term broiler litter application. Journal of Environmental Quality. 48:594-602. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.11.0406.
Selection of terrain attributes and its scale dependency on soil organic carbon prediction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, Z., Adhikari, K., Chellasamy, M., Greve, M.B., Owens, P.R., Greve, M.H. 2019. Selection of terrain attributes and its scale dependency on soil organic carbon prediction. Geoderma. 340;303-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.01.023.