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                ALMANAC Model Description Papers
                Biofuels - Current Project
                CEAP - Current Project
                Switchgrass - Current Project

                Complete List of Publications


      ALMANAC Model Description Papers


  • Agricultural System Models in Field Research and Technology Transfer Publication


  • The ALMANAC model's sensitivity to input variables Publication


  • Field-Measured Limits of Soil Water Availability as Related to Laboratory-Measured                      Properties Publication


  • A General, Process-Oriented Model for Two Competing Plant Species Publication


  • Modelling crop:weed interactions in wheat with ALMANAC Publication


  • Ceptometer deployment method affects measurement of fraction of intercepted photosynthetically active radiation Publication 


  • The Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP): a national scale natural resources and conservation needs assessment Publication


Biofuels  - Current Project


  • A Dynamic Tool - Resource assessment framework for dependable feedstock supply to produce advanced biofuels in Hawaii  Publication


  • Energy sorghum biomass harvest thresholds and tillage effects on soil organic carbon and bulk density Publication


  • Biofuel Feedstocks - Sustainable Production Strategies for Dependable Feedstock Supply Publication


  • Two-Year Growth Cycle Sugarcane Crop Parameter Attributes and Their Application in Modeling Publication


  • The Role of Simulation Models in Monitoring Soil Organic Carbon Storage and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Potential in Bioenergy Cropping Systems Publication


  • Comparison of several Brassica species in the north central U.S. for potential jet fuel feedstock Publication


  • Development of near-infrared spectroscopy calibrations to measure quality characteristics in intact Brassicaceae germplasm Publication


  • Dual-Use Bioenergy-Livestock Feed Potential of Giant Miscanthus, Giant Reed, and Miscane  Publication


  • Performance evaluation of biomass sorghum in Hawaii and Texas Publication


  • Allometric Models for Predicting Aboveground Biomass and Carbon Stock of Tropical Perennial C4 Grasses in Hawaii Publication 


  • Degree Days to 50% Flowering for 12 Cultivars of Spring Canola-Like Mustard Publication


     CEAP - Current Project


  • Plant Parameters for Plant Functional Groups of Western Rangelands to Enable Process-based Simulation Modeling Publication 


  • Short Duration, Perennial Grasses in Low Rainfall Sites in Montana: Deriving Growth Parameters and Simulating with a Process-Based Model Publication




  • EPIC model parameters for cereal, oilseed, and forage crops in the northern Great Plains region Publication


  • Peanut leaf area index, light interception, radiation use efficiency, and harvest index at three sites in Texas Publication


  • Rice Parameters Describing Crop Performance of Four U.S. Cultivars Publication


  • Sunflower simulation using the EPIC and ALMANAC models Publication


  • Parameterization of Almanac crop simulation model for non-rrigated dry beans in semi-arid temperate areas in Mexico Publication




  • Coastal Bermudagrass, Bahiagrass, and Native Range Simulation at Diverse Sites in Texas  Publication


  • Estimation of evapotranspiration by reed canarygrass using field observations and model simulations Publication


  • Simulating grass productivity on diverse range sites in Texas  Publication



  • Indirect Measurement of Leaf Area Index in Sagebrush-Steppe Rangelands  Publication


  • Novel application of ALMANAC: Modeling a functional group, "warm-season perennial grasses." Publication


  • Soil microbial activity under different grass species: underground impacts of biofuel cropping  Publication


  • Simulating the Hydrologic Impact of Arundo donax Invasion on the Headwaters of the Nueces River in Texas Publication


  • Simulating diverse native C4 perennial grasses with varying rainfall Publication




  • Maize and Sorghum Siumlations with CERES-Maize, SORGF, and ALMANAC under Water-Limiting Conditions Publication


  • Maize and Sorghum Simulation in Diverse Texas Environments Publication


  • Maize yield potential; critical processes and simulation modeling in a high-yielding environment Publication


  • Radiation-Use Efficiency in Biomass Accumulation Prior to Grain-filling for Five Grain-Crop Species Publication


  • Radiation-Use Efficiency and Grain Yield of Maize Competing with Johnsongrass Publicationn


  • RowSpacing effects on Light Extinction Coefficients of Corn, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sunflower Publication


  • Similarity of maize seed number responses for a diverse set of sites Publication


  • Evaluation of Two Maize Models for Nine U.S. Locations Publication


  • Does spatial arrangement of 3D plants affect light transmission and extinction coefficient within maize crops? Publication


      Switchgrass - Current Project


  • Biofuels and Water Use: Comparison of Maize and Switchgrass and General Perspectives Publication


  • Switchgrass Biomass Simulation at Diverse Sites in the Northern Great Plains of the U.S. Publication


  • Radiation use efficiency and leaf COexchange for diverse  C 4 grasses Publication


  • An Assessment of the Feasibility of Electric Power Derived from Biomass and Waste Feedstocks  Publication


  • Projecting Yield and Utilization Potential of Switchgrass as an Energy Crop Publication


  • Simulating Alamo Switchgrass with the ALMANAC Model  Publication


  • Switchgrass simulation by the ALMANAC model at diverse sites in the southern US  Publication


  • Clash of the Titans: Comparing Productivity Via Radiation Use Efficiency for Two Grass Giants of the Biofuel Field  Publication


  • Perennial Biomass Grasses and the Mason-Dixon Line: Comparative Productivity across Latitudes in the Southern Great Plains Publication


  • Spatial forecasting of switchgrass productivity under current and future climate change scenarios Publication


  • Genotypic variation in traits linked to climate and aboveground productivitiy in a widespread c4 grass:evidence for a functional trait syndrome Publication


  • Switchgrass leaf area index and light extinction coefficients  Publication


  • Comparing biomass yields of low-input high diversity communities with managed monocultures across the central United States Publication


  • Soil and variety effects on the energy and carbon balances of switchgrass-derived ethanol  Publication  


  • Modeling Differential Growth in Switchgrass Cultivars Across the Central and Southern Great Publication


  • Adaptation of C4 Bioenergy Crop Species to Various Environments within the Southern Great Plains of USA Publication




  • ALMANAC:A Potential Tool for Simulating Agroforestry Yields and Improving SWAT Simulations of Agroforestry Watersheds Publication 


  • Plant growth simulation for landscape-scale hydrological modelling Publication


  • A multi-species, process based vegetation simulation module to simulate successional forest regrowth after forest disturbance in daily time step hydrologidal transport models Publication


  • Biomass Accumulation and Radiation use Efficiency of Honey Mesquite and Eastern Red Cedar Publication


  • Functional Approach to Simulating Short-Rotation Woody Crops in Process-Based Models Publication



 Complete List of Publications

Last Modified: 8/23/2017
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