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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Virginia L Jin
Research Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Switchgrass ecotypes alter microbial contribution to deep-soil C -
Roosendaal, D.L., Stewart, C.E., Denef, K., Follett, R., Pruessner, E.G., Comas, L.H., Varvel, G.E., Saathoff, A., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Madhavan, S. 2016. Switchgrass ecotypes alter microbial contribution to deep-soil C. Soil. SOIL 2, 185–197. doi:10.5194/soil-2-185-2016.
Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R., Anderson, W.F., Jin, V.L., Balkcom, K.S., Kiniry, J.R., Coffin, A.W., White Jr, P.M. 2016. Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. BioEnergy Research. 9:384-398.
Crop rotation affects corn, grain sorghum, and soybean yields and nitrogen recovery -
Sindelar, A.J., Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E. 2016. Crop rotation affects corn, grain sorghum, and soybean yields and nitrogen recovery. Agronomy Journal. 108:1-11.
Residue management, nitrogen, and carbon amendment effects on corn under full and limited irrigation -
Life cycle analysis of switchgrass converted via pyrolysis, gasification, and fermentation -
Observations from the field: further developing linkages between soil C models with long-term bioenergy studies -
Stover removal effects on seasonal soil water availability under full and deficit irrigation -
Stover removal and cover crops effects on corn production and water use under full and limited irrigation -
Impact of corn stover removal on soil microbial communities in no-till and conventional till continuous corn -
Soil acidity amelioration in a no-till system in west Tennessee USA differs by cover crop type and nitrogen application rate -
Long-term corn and soybean response to crop rotation and tillage -
Sindelar, A.J., Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E. 2015. Long-term corn and soybean response to crop rotation and tillage. Agronomy Journal. 107(6):2241-2252. DOI: 10.2134/AGRONJ15.0085.
CQESTR simulated changes in soil organic carbon under residue management practices in continuous corn systems -
Wienhold, B.J., Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Gollany, H.T. 2015. CQESTR simulated changes in soil organic carbon under residue management practices in continuous corn systems. BioEnergy Research. doi:10.1007/S12155-015-9654-6.
Sub-surface soil carbon changes affects biofuel greenhouse gas emissions Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Wienhold, B.J. 2015. Sub-surface soil carbon changes affects biofuel greenhouse gas emissions. Biomass and Bioenergy. 81:31-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.05.011.
Grassland productivity limited by multiple nutrients Reprint Icon -
Fay, P.A., Prober, S.M., Harpole, W.S., Knops, J.M., Bakker, J.D., Borer, E.T., Macdougall, A.S., Seabloom, E., Wragg, P.D., Adler, P.B., Blumenthal, D.M., Buckley, Y.M., Chu, C., Cleland, E.E., Collins, S.L., Davies, K.F., Du, G., Feng, X., Firn, J., Gruner, D.S., Hagenah, N., Hautier, Y., Heckman, R.W., Jin, V.L., Kirkman, K.P., Klein, J., Ladwig, L.M., Li, Q., Mcculley, R.L., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J.W., Risch, A.C., Schutz, M., Stevens, C.J., Wedin, D.A., Yang, L.H. 2015. Grassland productivity limited by multiple nutrients . Nature Plants. 1:15080. doi: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2015.80.
Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield -
Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Stewart, C.E., Varvel, G.E., Sindelar, A.J., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2015. Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI: 10.2136/SSSAJ2015.02.0053.
Analysis methods for the determination of anthropogenic additions of P to agricultural soils Reprint Icon -
Haney, R.L., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M.V., Haney, E.B., Harmel, R.D., Arnold, J.G., White, M.J. 2015. Analysis methods for the determination of anthropogenic additions of P to agricultural soils. Open Journal of Soil Science. 5:59-68. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2015.52007.
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.
A laboratory evaluation of ammonia volatilization and nitrate leaching following nitrogen fertilizer application on a coarse-textured soil -
Peng, X., Maharjan, B., Yu, C., Su, A., Jin, V.L., Ferguson, R.B. 2015. A laboratory evaluation of ammonia volatilization and nitrate leaching following nitrogen fertilizer application on a coarse-textured soil. Agronomy Journal. 107:871-879. DOI: 10.2134/AGRONJ14.0537.
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.
Surface-applied biosolids enhance soil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks but have contrasting effects on soil physical quality -
Jin, V.L., Potter, K.N., Johnson, M., Harmel, R.D., Arnold, J.G. 2015. Surface-applied biosolids enhance soil organic carbon and nitrogen stocks but have contrasting effects on soil physical quality. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. DOI: 10.1155/2015/715916.
Tillage and residue management effects on soil carbon and nitrogen under irrigated continuous corn Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Varvel, G.E., Follett, R.F., Jin, V.L., Wienhold, B.J. 2014. Tillage and residue management effects on soil carbon and nitrogen under irrigated continuous corn. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:1987-1996. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2014.04.0166.
Effects of irrigation, cover crop, and manure on soil greenhouse gas emissions after stover removal in no-till continuous corn -
Jin, V.L., Miller, D.N., Woodbury, B.L., Schmer, M.R., Ferguson, R.B., Wienhold, B.J. 2014. Effects of irrigation, cover crop, and manure on soil greenhouse gas emissions after stover removal in no-till continuous corn. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 87447.
Long-term tillage studies: what's new and what's surprising? -
Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Del Grosso, S.J., Johnson, J.M. 2014. Long-term tillage studies: what's new and what's surprising?. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 88519..
On-site assessment of extractable soil nutrients after long-term biosolids applications to perennial forage -
Haney, R.L., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M., White, M.J., Arnold, J.G. 2015. On-site assessment of extractable soil nutrients after long-term biosolids applications to perennial forage. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 46:873-887. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2015.1011751.
Effect of irrigation on short-term pulses of greenhouse gas fluxes from manure-amended soils -
Comparison of measured and modeled effects of residue removal on soil organic carbon -
Can cover crop and manure maintain or improve soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? Reprint Icon -
Blanco-Canqui, H., Ferguson, R.B., Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Tatarko, J. 2014. Can cover crop and manure maintain or improve soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:1368-1377. DOI: 10.2136/SSSAJ2013.12.0550.
Metal and nanoparticle occurrence in biosolids - amended soils Reprint Icon -
Yang, Y., Wang, Y., Westerhoff, P., Hristovski, K., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M.V., Arnold, J.G. 2014. Metal and nanoparticle occurrence in biosolids - amended soils. Science of the Total Environment. 485-486:441-449.
Switchgrass cultivars alter microbial contribution to deep soil C -
Nitrous oxide emissions and herbage accumulation in smooth bromegrass pastures with nitrogen fertilizer and ruminant urine application -
Snell, L.K., Guretzky, J.A., Jin, V.L., Drijber, R.A., Mamo, M. 2014. Nitrous oxide emissions and herbage accumulation in smooth bromegrass pastures with nitrogen fertilizer and ruminant urine application. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 98:223-234. DOI: 10.1007/S10705-014-9607-Z.
Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R.B., Jin, V.L. 2014. Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland. PLoS One. 9:e89501. DOI:10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0089501 2014.
Soil greenhouse gas emissions in response to corn stover removal and tillage management across the US corn belt Reprint Icon -
Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J. 2014. Soil greenhouse gas emissions in response to corn stover removal and tillage management across the US corn belt. BioEnergy Research. 7(2):517-527. DOI: 10.1007/S12155-014-9421-0.
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.
Assessing the soil carbon, biomass production, and nitrous oxide emission impact of corn stover management for bioenergy feedstock production using DAYCENT Reprint Icon -
Campbell, E.E., Johnson, J.M., Jin, V.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Varvel, G.E., Paustian, K. 2014. Assessing the soil carbon, biomass production, and nitrous oxide emission impact of corn stover management for bioenergy feedstock production using DAYCENT. BioEnergy Research. 7(2):491-502.
The impact of corn residue removal on soil aggregates and particulate organic matter -
Osborne, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Jin, V.L., Hammerbeck, A.L., Varvel, G.E., Schumacher, T.E. 2014. The impact of corn residue removal on soil aggregates and particulate organic matter. BioEnergy Research 1-9. doi:10.1007/s12155-014-9413-0.
Anthropogenic-based regional-scale factors most consistently explain plot-level exotic diversity in grasslands Reprint Icon -
MacDougall, A.S., Bennett, J.R., Firn, J., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Lind, E.M., Orrock, J.L., Harpole, W., Hautier, Y., Adler, P.B., Cleland, E., Davies, K., Melbourne, B., Prober, S.M., Bakker, J.D., Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Kendig, A., La Pierre, K.J., Moore, J., Morgan, J., Stevens, C.J. 2014. Anthropogenic-based regional-scale factors most consistently explain plot-level exotic diversity in grasslands. Global Ecology and Biogeorgraphy. 23:802-810.
Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands Reprint Icon -
Hautier, Y., Seabloom, E., Borer, E., Adler, P., Harpole, S., Hillebrand, H., Lind, E., MacDougall, A., Stevens, C., Bakker, J.D., Buckley, Y., Chu, C., Collins, S.L., Daleo, P., Damschen, E.I., Davies, K., Fay, P.A., Firn, J., Gruner, D.S., Jin, V.L., Klein, J.A., Knops, J.M., La Pierre, K.J., Li, W., McCulley, R., Melbourne, B., Moore, J.L., O'Halloran, L.R., Prober, S.M., Risch, A.C., Sankaran, M., Schuetz, M., Hector, A. 2014. Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of diversity in natural grasslands. Nature. 508:521-525.
Switchgrass cultivars alter microbial contribution to deep soil C in Nebraska -
Predicting invasion in grassland ecosystems: Is exotic dominance the real embarrassment of richness? Reprint Icon -
Seabloom, E., Borer, E.T., Buckley, Y., Cleland, E., Davies, K., Firn, J., Harpole, S., Hautier, Y., Lind, E., Macdougall, A., Orrock, J.L., Prober, S.M., Adler, P., Alberti, J., Anderson, T.M., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L.A., Blumenthal, D.M., Brown, C.S., Brudvig, L.A., Caldeira, M., Chu, C., Crawley, M.J., Daleo, P., Damschen, E.I., D'Antonio, C.M., Decrappeo, N.M., Dickman, C.R., Du, G., Fay, P.A., Frater, P., Gruner, D.S., Hagenah, N., Hector, A., Helm, A., Hillebrand, H., Hofmockel, K.S., Humphries, H.C., Iribarne, O., Jin, V.L., Kay, A., Kirkman, K.P., Klein, J.A., Knops, J.M., La Pierre, K.J., Ladwig, L.M., Lambrinos, J.G., Leakey, A.D., Li, Q., Li, W., McCulley, R., Melbourne, B., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J., Mortensen, B., O'Halloran, L.R., Partel, M., Pascual, J., Pyke, D.A., Risch, A.C., Salguero-Gomez, R., Sankaran, M., Schuetz, M., Simonsen, A., Smith, M., Stevens, C., Sullivan, L., Wardle, G.M., Wolkovich, E.M., Wragg, P.D., Wright, J., Yang, L. 2013. Predicting invasion in grassland ecosystems: Is exotic dominance the real embarrassment of richness? Global Change Biology. 19:3677-3687.
Using cover crops and animal manure to maintain or improve soil properties after corn stover removal -
Modeling fate and transport of "Contaminants of Emerging Concern" (CECs): is the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) the appropriate model? -
Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Acanthodrilidae and Lumbricidae) associated with Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant, Travis County, Texas, USA Reprint Icon -
Damoff, G.A., Hamlett, P., Grubh, A., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M.V., Arnold, J.G., Fries, L. 2013. Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Acanthodrilidae and Lumbricidae) associated with Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant, Travis County, Texas, USA. Megadrilogica. 15(12):251-265.
Soil type and moisture regime control microbial C and N mineralization in grassland soils more than atmospheric CO2-induced changes in litter quality Reprint Icon -
Jin, V.L., Haney, R.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W. 2013. Soil type and moisture regime control microbial C and N mineralization in grassland soils more than atmospheric CO2-induced changes in litter quality. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 58:172-180. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2012.11.024.
Using DAYCENT to model the soil impacts of harvesting corn stover for bioenergy -
Campbell, E.E., Johnson, J.M., Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Adler, P.R., Paustian, K. 2012. Using DAYCENT to model the soil impacts of harvesting corn stover for bioenergy. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, LA. Available: www.sungrant.tennessee.edu/NatConference.
Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest -
Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. Available: http://sungrant.tennessee.edu//NatConference/ConferenceProceedings/.
Landscape variation in soil properties and potential impacts on biofuel cropping systems -
Corn residue removal effects on subsequent yield -
Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E., Jin, V.L., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2012. Corn residue removal effects on subsequent yield. 2013 Beef Cattle Report. MP98. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. p. 40-41.
Corn stover removal impacts on soil greenhouse gas emissions in irrigated continuous corn systems -
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.
Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest -
Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest. Sungrant Initiative 2012 Natinal Conference Program and Agenda. p. 68.
Soil organic C:N vs. water-extractable organic C:N Reprint Icon -
Haney, R.L., Franzluebbers, A.J., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M.V., Haney, E.B., White, M.J., Harmel, R.D. 2012. Soil organic C:N vs. water-extractable organic C:N. Open Journal of Soil Science. 2(3):269-274.
Soil-mediated effects of subambient to increased carbon dioxide on grassland productivity Reprint Icon -
Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Way, D.A., Potter, K.N., Gill, R.A., Jackson, R.B., Polley, H.W. 2012. Soil-mediated effects of subambient to increased carbon dioxide on grassland productivity. Nature Climate Change. 2:742-746.
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.
Landscape influences on soil nitrogen supply and water holding capacity for irrigated corn -
Ferguson, R., Shaver, T., Ward, N., Irmak, S., Van Donk, S., Rudnick, D., Wienhold, B.J., Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Francis, D.D., Adamchuck, V., Hendrickson, L. 2012. Landscape influences on soil nitrogen supply and water holding capacity for irrigated corn. In: Proceedings of International Society of Precision Agricultural. 11th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, July 15-18, 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2012 CDROM.
Feedback from plant species change amplifies CO2 enhancement of grassland productivity Reprint Icon -
Polley, H.W., Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A. 2012. Feedback from plant species change amplifies CO2 enhancement of grassland productivity. Global Change Biology. 18:2813-2823.
Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness" Reprint Icon -
Grace, J.B., Adler, P.B., Seabloom, E.W., Borer, E.T., Hillebrand, H., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., Harpole, W.S., O'Halloran, L.R., Anderson, T.M., Bakker, J.D., Brown, C.S., Buckley, Y.M., Collins, S.L., Cottingham, K.L., Crawley, M.J., Damschen, E.I., Davies, K.F., Decrappeo, N.M., Fay, P.A., Firn, J., Gruner, D.S., Hagenah, N., Jin, V.L., Kirkman, K.P., Knops, J.M., La Pierre, K.J., Lambrinos, J.G., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J.L., Morgan, J.W., Orrock, J.L., Prober, S.M., Stevens, C.J., Wragg, P.D., Yang, L.H. 2012. Response to comments on "Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness". Science. 335:1441-c.
Productivity of well-watered Panicum virgatum does not increase with CO2 enrichment Reprint Icon -
Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Jin, V.L., Aspinwall, M.J. 2012. Productivity of well-watered Panicum virgatum does not increase with CO2 enrichment. Journal of Plant Ecology. 5(4):366-375.
Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska -
Snell, L., Guretzky, J., Jin, V.L., Drijber, R., Mamo, M. 2012. Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0119.
Nonlinear and threshold responses of grassland productivity and species composition to increased CO2 vary with soil type -
Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Jackson, R.B., Gill, R.A., Way, D., Polley, H.W. 2011. Nonlinear and threshold responses of grassland productivity and species composition to increased CO2 vary with soil type. In: Proceedings of the EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California. Paper No. B41A-0197.
CO2-caused change in plant species composition rivals the shift in vegetation between mid-grass and tallgrass prairies -
Polley, H.W., Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A. 2012. CO2-caused change in plant species composition rivals the shift in vegetation between mid-grass and tallgrass prairies. Global Change Biology. 18:700-710.
Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness -
Adler, P.B., Seabloom, E., Borer, E., Hillebrand, H., Hautier, Y., Hector, A., O'Halloran, L.R., Harpole, W.S., Anderson, J.M., Bakker, J.D., Biederman, L.A., Brown, C.S., Buckley, Y., Calabrese, L., Chu, C., Cleland, E., Collins, S.L., Cottingham, K.L., Crawley, M.J., Davies, K.F., Decrappeo, N.M., Fay, P.A., Firn, J., Frater, P., Gasarch, E.I., Gruner, D., Nagenah, N., Hillerislambers, J., Humphries, H., Jin, V.L., Kay, A., Klein, J.A., Knops, J., Kirkman, K., La Pierre, K.J., Lambrinos, J., Leakey, A.D., Li, W., Macdougall, A., Mcculley, R.L., Melbourne, B.A., Mitchell, C.E., Moore, J., Morgan, J., Mortenson, B., Orrock, J., Prober, S., Pyke, D.A., Risch, A., Schuetz, M., Stevens, C., Sullivan, L.L., Wang, G., Wragg, P., Wright, J. 2011. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science. 333(6050):1750-1753.
Rising atmospheric CO2 effects on productivity and plant composition differs among soils in southern plains tallgrass prairie -
Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Jin, V.L., Gill, R.A., Jackson, R.B., Way, D. 2011. Rising atmospheric CO2 effects on productivity and plant composition differs among soils in southern plains tallgrass prairie. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, Austin, Texas. OOS 33-5.
Soil Carbon dynamics and rangeland management -
Derner, J.D., Jin, V.L. 2012. Soil Carbon dynamics and rangeland management. In: Liebig, M.A., Franzluebbers, A.J., and Follett, R.F. (eds.). Managing agricultural greenhouse gases: Coordinated agricultural research through GraceNet to address our changing climate. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Academic Press. Book Chapter. p. 79-92.
Field emissions of greenhouse gases from contrasting biofuel feedstock production systems under different N fertilization rates -
Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Wienhold, B.J., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2011. Field emissions of greenhouse gases from contrasting biofuel feedstock production systems under different N fertilization rates. Abstract #135-5. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract #135-5.
Field-calibration of a hand-held TDR for determining soil moisture in an irrigated and a rainfed biofuel feedstock production system -
Bauer, C.J., Jin, V.L., Wienhold, B.J. 2011. Field-calibration of a hand-held TDR for determining soil moisture in an irrigated and a rainfed biofuel feedstock production system [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 67932.
Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska -
Corn cob residue carbon and nutrient dynamics during decomposition Reprint Icon -
Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E., Jin, V.L. 2011. Corn cob residue carbon and nutrient dynamics during decomposition. Agronomy Journal. 103:1192-2297. Available: doi:102134/agronj2011.0002.
Potential carbon and nitrogen mineralization in soils from a perennial forage production system amended with Class B biosolids -
Jin, V.L., Johnson, M., Haney, R.L., Arnold, J.G. 2011. Potential carbon and nitrogen mineralization in soils from a perennial forage production system amended with Class B biosolids. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 141:461-465. Available: DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2011.03.016.
Soil water availability and microsite mediate fungal and bacterial abundances in Mojave Desert soils exposed to elevated atmospheric CO2 -
Jin, V.L., Schaeffer, S.M., Ziegler, S.E., Evans, R. 2011. Soil water availability and microsite mediate fungal and bacterial abundances in Mojave Desert soils exposed to elevated atmospheric CO2. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 116:Article G02001. p.1-12. DOI: 10.1029/2010JG001564, 2011.
Multifunctional systems approaches to water management for agriculture -
CO2 enrichment increases element concentrations in grass mixtures by changing species abundances Reprint Icon -
Polley, H.W., Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Combs, G.F. 2011. CO2 enrichment increases element concentrations in grass mixtures by changing species abundances. Plant Ecology. 212:945-957.
Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Two Switchgrass Cultivars under Different N Fertilization Rates -
Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Wienhold, B.J., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2010. Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Two Switchgrass Cultivars under Different N Fertilization Rates. Abstract #338-2. ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-3 Nov., 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Impacts of land-applying class B municipal biosolids on soil microbial activity and soil nutrient and metal concentrations -
Jin, V.L., Witherington, E.M., Johnson, M., Haney, R.L., Arnold, J.G. 2010. Impacts of land-applying class B municipal biosolids on soil microbial activity and soil nutrient and metal concentrations. In: Proceedings of the Residuals and Biosolids Conference, May 23-26, 2010, Savannah, Georgia. Paper No. 20B. 2010 CDROM.
Potential Soil Transport of 17ß-estradiol in a Beneficial Reuse System Land-applying Class B Municipal Biosolids for Forage Production in Central Texas -
Manipulation of the SWAT code to model veterinary antibiotics in the environment -
Soil nitrogen availability and in situ nitrogen uptake by Acer rubrum L. and Pinus palustris Mill. in the southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Reprint Icon -
Jin, V.L., Romanek, C.S., Donovan, L.A., Sharitz, R.R. 2010. Soil nitrogen availability and in situ nitrogen uptake by Acer rubrum L. and Pinus palustris Mill. in the southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 137(4):339-347.
Soil type influences the sensitivity of nutrient dynamics to changes in atmospheric CO2 -
Gill, R.A., Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Kelley, A., Jackson, R.B. 2010. Soil type influences the sensitivity of nutrient dynamics to changes in atmospheric CO2. 95th Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. COS 45-6.
Soil type influences the sensitivity of nutrient dynamics to changes in atmospheric CO2 -
Gill, R.A., Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Kelley, A., Jackson, R.B. 2010. Soil type influences the sensitivity of nutrient dynamics to changes in atmospheric CO2. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2010 CDROM.
Synthetic organic chemicals in earthworms from agriculture soil amended with municipal biosolids -
Hamlett, P., Arnold, J.G., Johnson, M., Jin, V.L. 2010. Synthetic organic chemicals in earthworms from agriculture soil amended with municipal biosolids. American Society for Mass Spectrometry. Available: http://www.asms.org/Publications/AbstractsbrProceedings/tabid/368/Default.aspx.
Microbial 13C utilization patterns via stable isotope probing of phospholipid biomarkers in Mojave Desert soils exposed to ambient and elevated atmospheric CO2 -
Jin, V.L., Evans, R.D. 2010. Microbial 13C utilization patterns via stable isotope probing of phospholipid biomarkers in Mojave Desert soils exposed to ambient and elevated atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology. 16:2334-2344.
Elevated CO2 increases root uptake of organic and inorganic N in the desert shrub, Larrea tridentata -
Jin, V.L., Evans, R.D. 2010. Elevated CO2 increases root uptake of organic and inorganic N in the desert shrub, Larrea tridentata. Oecologia. 163(1):257-266.
Soil moisture regime and soil type affect the decomposition of graminoid litter grown under three levels of atmospheric CO2 -
Jin, V.L., Haney, R.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W. 2009. Soil moisture regime and soil type affect the decomposition of graminoid litter grown under three levels of atmospheric CO2. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 2-7, 2009, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2009 CDROM.
Municipal biosolid applications: Improving ecosystem services across urban, agricultural, and wildlife interfaces in Austin, Texas -
Primary productivity and water balance of grassland vegetation on three soils in a continuous CO2 gradient: initial results from the lysimeter CO2 gradient experiment -
Fay, P.A., Kelley, A.M., Procter, A.C., Jin, V.L., Jackson, R.B., Polley, H.W. 2009. Primary productivity and water balance of grassland vegetation on three soils in a continuous CO2 gradient: Initial results from the lysimeter CO2 gradient experiment. Ecosystems. 12:699-714.
Changes in pedogenic carbonate accumulation under altered atmospheric CO2 in a mesic calcareous grassland -
Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Johnson, H.B., Romanek, C.S. 2008. Changes in pedogenic carbonate accumulation under altered atmospheric CO2 in a mesic calcareous grassland. In: Proceedings of the EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union. December 15-19, 2008, San Francisco, CA. Paper No. B13A-0437.
Aboveground net primary productivity and rainfall use efficiency of grassland on three soils after two years of exposure to a subambient to superambient CO2 gradient -
Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Jin, V.L. 2008. Aboveground net primary productivity and rainfall use efficiency of grassland on three soils after two years of exposure to a subambient to superambient CO2 gradient. In: Proceedings of the EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union. December 15-19, 2008, San Francisco, CA. Paper No. B43A-0412.
Interaction of soil type and carbon dioxide concentration in grassland soil pore water nitrogen concentrations -
Kelly, A., Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Polley, H.W., Jackson, R.B. 2008. Interaction of soil type and carbon dioxide concentration in grassland soil pore water nitrogen concentrations. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2008 CDROM.
Soil type interacts with soil respiration in prairie exposed to a gradient CO2 -
Procter, A., Kelley, A., Fay, P.A., Jin, V.L., Polley, H.W., Jackson, R.B. 2008. Soil type interacts with soil respiration in prairie exposed to a gradient CO2. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2008 CDROM.
Soil-specific C and N responses to changing atmospheric CO2 concentrations in a mesic grassland ecosystem -
Jin, V.L., Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Jackson, R.B., Gill, R.A. 2008. Soil-specific C and N responses to changing atmospheric CO2 concentrations in a mesic grassland ecosystem. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 3-8, 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2008 CDROM.
Plant composition and the effects of temperature, soil moisture, and aboveground biomass on soil respiration in grassland -
Fay, P.A., Polley, H.W., Wilsey, B., Tiner, K., Jin, V.L. 2008. Plant composition and the effects of temperature, soil moisture, and aboveground biomass on soil respiration in grassland. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, April 13-18, 2008, Vienna, Austria. A-09146. CDROM.
Elevated CO2 alters root N uptake and C turnover in Larrea tridentata L -
Jin, V.L. 2007. Elevated CO2 alters root N uptake and C turnover in Larrea tridentata L. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. 2007 CDROM.
Photosynthetic water use efficiency and biomass of Sorghastrum nutans (C4) and Solidago canadensis (C3) in three soils along a CO2 concentration gradient -
Fay, P.A., Hui, D., Procter, A., Jin, V.L., Johnson, H.B., Polley, H.W., Jackson, R.B. 2007. Photosynthetic water use efficiency and biomass of Sorghastrum nutans (C4) and Solidago canadensis (C3) in three soils along a CO2 concentration gradient. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America, August 5-10, 2007, San Jose, California. 2007 CDROM.
Photosynthetic water use efficiency and biomass of Sorghastrum nutans (C4) and Solidago canadensis (C3) in three soils along a CO2 concentration gradient -
Fay, P.A., Hui, D., Proctor, A., Jin, V.L., Johnson, H.B., Polley, H.W., Jackson, R.B. 2007. Photosynthetic water use efficiency and biomass of Sorghastrum nutans (C4) and Solidago canadensis (C3) in three soils along a CO2 concentration gradient. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, April 15-20, 2007, Vienna, Austria. A-04329. CDROM.
ELEVATED CO2 INCREASES MICROBIAL CARBON SUBSTRATE USE AND N CYCLING IN MOJAVE DESERT SOILS -
Jin, V.L., Evans, R.D. 2007. Elevated CO2 increases microbial carbon substrate use and nitrogen cycling in Mojave Desert soils. Global Change Biology 13:452-465.
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