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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGING WATER AVAILABILITY AND QUALITY TO MAINTAIN OR INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, CONSERVE NATURAL RESOURCES, AND ENHANCE ENVIRONMENT

Location: Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Nitrate leaching, water-use efficiency and yield of corn with different irrigation and nitrogen management systems in coastal plains, USA - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Szogi, A.A. 2016. Nitrate leaching, water-use efficiency and yield of corn with different irrigation and nitrogen management systems in coastal plains, USA. WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment. 203:159-170. doi: 10.2495/EID160151

Dynamics of soil carbon, nitrogen and soil respiration in farmer’s field with conservation agriculture Siem Reap, Cambodia - (Peer reviewed journal)
Edralin, D.I., Sigua, G.C., Reyes, M.R. 2016. Dynamics of soil carbon, nitrogen and soil respiration in farmer’s field with conservation agriculture Siem Reap, Cambodia. International Journal of Plant and Soil Science. 11(1):1-13.

Enhancing cleanup of heavy metal-polluted landfill soils and improving soil microbial activity using green technology with ferrous sulfate - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Celestino, A., Alberto, R.T., Paz-Alberto, A.M., Stone, K.C. 2016. Enhancing cleanup of heavy metal-polluted landfill soils and improving soil microbial activity using green technology with ferrous sulfate. International Journal of Environmental Protection. 6(1):97-103.

Emerging technologies for sustainable irrigation – a tribute to the career of Terry Howell, Sr. Selected papers from the 2015 ASABE and IA irrigation symposium - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lamm, F.R., Stone, K.C., Dukes, M.D., Howell, T.A., Robbins, Jr., J.W., Mecham, B.Q. 2016. Emerging technologies for sustainable irrigation – a tribute to the career of Terry Howell, Sr. Selected papers from the 2015 ASABE and IA irrigation symposium. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(1): 155-161. doi: 10.13031/trans.59.11706.

Irrigation management using an expert system, soil water potentials, and vegetative indices for spatial applications - (Peer reviewed journal)
Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Sigua, G.C. 2016. Irrigation management using an expert system, soil water potentials, and vegetative indices for spatial applications. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(3): 941-948. doi:10.1303/trans.59.11550.

Assessing diversity and phytoremediation potential of seagrass in tropical region - (Peer reviewed journal)
Paz-Alberto, A., Pakaigue-Hechanova, M., Sigua, G.C. 2015. Assessing diversity and phytoremediation potential of seagrass in tropical region. International Journal of Plant, Animal, and Environmental Sciences. 5(4):24-35.

Assessing diversity and phytoremediation potential of mangroves for copper contaminated sediments in Subic Bay, Philippines - (Peer reviewed journal)
Paz-Alberto, A.M., Sigua, G.C., Vizmonte, J.L. 2015. Assessing diversity and phytoremediation potential of mangroves for copper contaminated sediments in Subic Bay, Philippines. International Journal of Plant, Animal, and Environmental Sciences. 5(4):50-59.

Soil carbon and soil respiration in conservation agriculture with vegetables in Siem Reap, Cambodia - (Abstract only)

Soil chemical changes of coastal plains ultisols with winter wheat: contrasting effects of sorghum biochars and sorghum residues - (Abstract only)

Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetland restoration – lessons learned - (Abstract only)

Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and zinc in southeastern USA harvested flax - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bauer, P.J., Stone, K.C., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R.B. 2015. Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and zinc in southeastern USA harvested flax. Crop, Forage, & Turfgrass Management. doi: 10.2134/cftm2014.0082.

Soil physicochemical conditions, denitrification rates, and nosZ abundance in North Carolina Coastal Plain restored wetlands - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ducey, T.F., Miller, J.O., Lang, M.W., Szogi, A.A., Hunt, P.G., Fenstermacher, D.C., Rabenhorst, M.C., Mccarty, G.W. 2015. Soil physicochemical conditions, denitrification rates, and nosZ abundance in North Carolina Coastal Plain restored wetlands. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44(3):1011-1022.

Assessing spatial variation of corn response to irrigation using a bayesian semiparametric model - (Peer reviewed journal)
Stone, K.C., Sadler, E.J. 2016. Assessing spatial variation of corn response to irrigation using a bayesian semiparametric model. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(1): 251-261. doi:10.13031/trans.59.109.42.

Assessing spatial variation of corn response to irrigation using a bayesian semiparametric model - (Proceedings)
Stone, K.C., Sadler, E.J. 2015. Assessing spatial variation of corn response to irrigation using a bayesian semiparametric model. In: Proceedings of the 2015 ASABE/IA Irrigation Symposium: Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Irrigation-A tribute to the Career of Terry Howell, Sr., November 10-12, 2015, Long Beach, California. p 1-23. (doi:10.13031/irrig.20152142961). Conference Proceedings Paper No. 152142961,

Variable-rate irrigation management using an expert system in the eastern Coastal Plain - (Peer reviewed journal)
Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Busscher, W.J., Millen, J.A., Evans, D.E., Strickland Jr, E.E. 2015. Variable-rate irrigation management using an expert system in the eastern Coastal Plain. Irrigation Science. 33(3):167-175.

Irrigation and cultivar effect on flax fiber and seed yield in the southeast USA - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bauer, P.J., Stone, K.C., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R.B. 2015. Irrigation and cultivar effect on flax fiber and seed yield in the southeast USA. Industrial Crops and Products. 67:7-10.

Using a spatially explicit analysis model to evaluate spatial variation of corn yield - (Proceedings)
Stone, K.C., Sadler, E.J. 2014. Using a spatially explicit analysis model to evaluate spatial variation of corn yield. In: Proceedings of the Irrigation Association International Irrigation Technical Conference, November 19-20, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona. 2014 CDROM.

Soils under conservation agriculture with vegetables in Siem Reap, Cambodia - (Abstract only)

Urban conservation agriculture - (Abstract only)

Water deficit and nitrogen fertility effects on NDVI of 'Tifton 85' bermudagrass during regrowth - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bauer, P.J., Stone, K.C., Andrae, J.G., Busscher, W.J., Millen, J.A., Strickland Jr, E.E., Evans, D.E. 2015. Water deficit and nitrogen fertility effects on NDVI of 'Tifton 85' bermudagrass during regrowth. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 31(1):97-102 doi: 10.13031/aea.31.10731.

Increasing biomass of winter wheat using sorghum biochars - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M. 2014. Increasing biomass of winter wheat using sorghum biochars. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 35:739-748.

Contrasting effects of sorghum biochars and sorghum residues on soil chemical changes of coastal plains ultisols with winter wheat - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Hunt, P.G., Stone, K.C., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M. 2014. Contrasting effects of sorghum biochars and sorghum residues on soil chemical changes of coastal plains ultisols with winter wheat. Soil Science. 179(8):382-392.

Analysis of denitrification in restored wetlands of the North Carolina coastal plain - (Abstract only)

Denitrification in soils of hydrologically restored wetlands relative to natural and converted wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic coastal plain of the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hunt, P.G., Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F., Lang, M.W., Szogi, A.A., Mccarty, G.W. 2014. Denitrification in soils of hydrologically restored wetlands relative to natural and converted wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic coastal plain of the USA. Ecological Engineering. 71:438-447.

Wheat straw yield, nutrient uptake and soil chemical changes in two coastal plains ultisols amended with uncharred and pyrolyzed sorghum residues - (Abstract only)

Assessing groundwater phosphorus in forage-based agroecosystem with cow-calf operation - (Abstract only)

Phosphorus dynamics and management in forage systems with cow-calf operation - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C. 2015. Phosphorus dynamics and management in forage systems with cow-calf operation. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-16742-8_2.

Quantification and fragment analysis of soil and cotton root-associated fungal and bacterial populations under different tillage managements - (Abstract only)

Tillage effect on early growth and nutrient accumulation - (Abstract only)
Bauer, P.J., Ducey, T.F., Kluber, L.A. 2014. Tillage effect on early growth and nutrient accumulation [abstract]. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 58.

Evaluation of potential water conservation using site-specific irrigation - (Proceedings)
Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Millen, J.A. 2013. Evaluation of potential water conservation using site-specific irrigation. In: Proceedings of the 2013 Irrigation Show and Education Confernece, November 4-8, 2013, Austin, Texas. 2013 CDROM.

Groundwater phosphorus in forage-based landscape with cow-calf operation - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Chase, C.C. 2014. Groundwater phosphorus in forage-based landscape with cow-calf operation. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 186:1317-1326.

Improving yield and protein content of forages under flooded condition - (Abstract only)

Optimal sensor locations for the backward Lagrangian stochastic technique in measuring lagoon gas emission - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ro, K.S., Stone, K.C., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Flesch, T., Todd, R.W. 2014. Optimal sensor locations for the backward Lagrangian stochastic technique in measuring lagoon gas emission. Journal of Environmental Quality. DOI: 10.02134/jeq2013.05.0163.

Comparison of micrometeorological techniques in measuring gas emissions from waste lagoons - (Proceedings)
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Viguria, M., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G. 2013. Comparison of micrometeorological techniques in measuring gas emissions from waste lagoons. In: Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference, November 19-21, 2013, Sacramento, California. http://measurements.awma.org

Soil-extractable phosphorus and phosphorus saturation threshold in beef cattle pastures as affected by grazing management and forage type - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sigua, G.C., Chase, C.C., Albano, J.P. 2013. Soil-extractable phosphorus and phosphorus saturation threshold in beef cattle pastures as affected by grazing management and forage type. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 21(3):1691-1700.

Phytoremediation of Pb in the sediment of a mangrove ecosystem - (Peer reviewed journal)
Paz-Alberto, A.M., Celestino, A.B., Sigua, G.C. 2013. Phytoremediation of Pb in the sediment of a mangrove ecosystem. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 14(1):251-258.

Downstream approaches to phosphorus management in agricultural landscapes: Regional applicability and use - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kroger, R., Dunne, E.J., Novak, J., King, K.W., Mclellan, E., Smith, D.R., Strock, J., Boomer, K., Tomer, M., Noe, G.B. 2013. Downstream approaches to phosphorus management in agricultural landscapes: Regional applicability and use. Science of the Total Environment. 442:263-274.

Bermudagrass yield response to irrigation and nitrogen in the southeastern Coastal Plain - (Proceedings)
Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Andrae, J. 2012. Bermudagrass yield response to irrigation and nitrogen in the southeastern Coastal Plain. In: Proceedings of the Irrigation Association International Irrigation Technical Conference, November 2-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. 10 p. CDROM.

Surface drip irrigation - (Popular publication)
Stone, K.C., Sorensen, R.B. 2012. Surface drip irrigation. In: Perry, C. and Barnes, E., editors, Cotton Irrigation Management for Humid Regions. Cotton Incorporated, Cary, North Carolina. p. 49-51. http://www.cottoninc.com/fiber/AgriculturalDisciplines/Engineering/Irrigation-Management/cotton-irrigation-web.pdf

Water-sensitivity of cotton growth stages - (Popular publication)
Bauer, P.J., Faircloth, W., Rowland, D., Ritchie, G. 2012. Water-sensitivity of cotton growth stages. In: Perry, C. and Barnes, E., editors, Cotton Irrigation Management for Humid Regions. Cotton Incorporated, Cary, North Carolina. p. 17-20. http://www.cottoninc.com/fiber/AgriculturalDisciplines/Engineering/Irrigation-Management/cotton-irrigation-web.pdf

Topographic effects on denitrification in drained agricultural fields - (Abstract only)
Miller, J.O., Lang, M., Mccarty, G.W., Hunt, P.G. 2012. Topographic effects on denitrification in drained agricultural fields [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper73645.html.

Horizon nomenclature for quartzipsamments in the Carolina and Georgia Sand Hills, South Carolina - (Abstract only)
Ogg, C.M., Reed, J.M., Miller, J.O. 2012. Horizon nomenclature for quartzipsamments in the Carolina and Georgia Sand Hills, South Carolina [abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper72489.html.

Microbial gene analysis of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands - (Abstract only)
Kluber, L.A., Hunt, P.G., Miller, J.O., Ducey, T.F. 2012. Microbial gene analysis of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America 2012 Annual Meeting. http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper72937.html.

Variable-rate irrigation management using an expert system in the eastern coastal plain - (Abstract only)
Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J., Millen, J.A., Evans, D.E., Strickland Jr, E.E. 2012. Variable-rate irrigation management using an expert system in the eastern coastal plain. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting, October 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Biomass feedstock production impact on water resource availability - (Book / chapter)
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Cantrell, K.B., Ro, K.S. 2013. Biomass feedstock production impact on water resource availability. In: Singh, B., editor. Biofuel Crop Sustainability. New York: Wiley-Blackwell Publisher. p. 239-260.

Irrigated cotton grown on sierozem soils in South Kazakhstan - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jalankuzov, T., Suleimenov, B., Busscher, W.J., Stone, K.C., Bauer, P.J. 2013. Irrigated cotton grown on sierozem soils in South Kazakhstan. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 44(22):3391-3399 doi: 10.1080/00103624.2013.847449.

The biogeography of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands - (Abstract only)
Ducey, T.F., Miller, J.O., Hunt, P.G. 2012. The biogeography of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America 97th Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2012, Portland, Oregon. 2012 CDROM.

Greenhouse gas emissions from natural, restored, and prior-converted wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic - (Abstract only)
Miller, J.O., Hunt, P.G., Ducey, T.F. 2012. Greenhouse gas emissions from natural, restored, and prior-converted wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/intecol/Abstracts.pdf.

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