Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Enhancing Water Conservation and Crop Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture

Location: Water Management and Conservation Research

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

Effect of infiltration modeling approach on operational solutions for furrow irrigation - (Peer reviewed journal)

Lesquerella seed yield estimation using color image segmentation to track flowering dynamics under water and nitrogen limitation Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Wang, G., Badaruddin, M., Bronson, K.F. 2016. Lesquerella seed yield estimation using color image segmentation to track flowering dynamics under water and nitrogen limitation. Industrial Crops and Products. 86:186-195.

Approximate furrow infiltration model for time-variable ponding depth - (Peer reviewed journal)

Interactive effects of nitrogen fertilization and irrigation on grain yield, canopy temperature, and nitrogen use efficiency in overhead sprinkler-irrigated Durum Wheat - (Peer reviewed journal)
Mon, J., Bronson, K.F., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., White, J.W., French, A.N., Conley, M.M. 2016. Interactive effects of nitrogen fertilization and irrigation on grain yield, canopy temperature, and nitrogen use efficiency in overhead sprinkler-irrigated Durum Wheat. Field Crops Research. 191:54-65.

Field-based high-throughput plant phenotyping reveals the temporal patterns of quantitative trait loci associated with stress-responsive traits in cotton - (Peer reviewed journal)
Pauli, D., Andrade-Sanchez, P., Carmo-Silva, A., French, A.N., Heun, J., Hunsaker, D.J., Lipka, A., Salvucci, M., Setter, T.L., Strand, R., Thorp, K.R., Wang, S., White, J.W., Gore, M. 2016. Field-based high-throughput plant phenotyping reveals the temporal patterns of quantitative trait loci associated with stress-responsive traits in cotton. Genetics. 6:865-879.

Automated thinning increases uniformity of in-row spacing and plant size in romaine lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Chu, Q., Liu, J., Bali, K., Thorp, K.R., Smith, R., Wang, G. 2016. Automated thinning increases uniformity of in-row spacing and plant size in romaine lettuce. HortTechnology. 26(1):12-19.

Building a data set over 12 globally distributed sites to support the development of agriculture monitoring applications with Sentinel-2 - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bontemps, S., Arias, M., Cara, C., Dedieu, G., Guzzonato, E., Hagolle, O., Inglada, J., Matton, N., Morin, D., Popescu, R., Rabaute, T., Savinaud, M., Sepulcre, G., Valero, S., Bhutta, I.A., Begue, A., Bingfang, W., De Abelleyra, D., Diarra, A., Dupuy, S., French, A.N., Akhtar, I.H., Kussul, N., Lebourgeois, V., Lepage, M., Newby, T., Savin, I., Veron, S.R., Koetz, B., Defourny, P. 2015. Building a data set over 12 globally distributed sites to support the development of agriculture monitoring applications with Sentinel-2. Remote Sensing. 7(12):16062-16090. doi: 10.3390/rs7215815.

Productivity and water use efficiency of Agave americana in the first field trial as bioenergy feedstock on arid lands - (Peer reviewed journal)

Simulating future climate change impacts on seed cotton yield in the Texas High Plains using the CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Adhikari, P., Ale, S., Bordovsky, J., Thorp, K.R., Modala, N., Rajan, N., Barnes, E. 2016. Simulating future climate change impacts on seed cotton yield in the Texas High Plains using the CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model. Agricultural Water Management. 164:317–330.

Proximal hyperspectral sensing and data analysis approaches for field-based plant phenomics - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Gore, M.A., Andrade-Sanchez, P., Carmo-Silva, E., Welch, S.M., White, J.W., French, A.N. 2015. Proximal hyperspectral sensing and data analysis approaches for field-based plant phenomics. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 118:225-236.

Closure to new results for an approximate method for calculating two-dimensional furrow infiltration - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bautista, E., Warrick, A.W. 2015. Closure to new results for an approximate method for calculating two-dimensional furrow infiltration. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000753.

Comparison of traditional and ET-based irrigation scheduling of surface-irrigated cotton in the arid southwestern USA - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., Waller, P., Bautista, E., Thorp, K.R., Bronson, K.F., Andrade-Sanchez, P. 2015. Comparison of traditional and ET-based irrigation scheduling of surface-irrigated cotton in the arid southwestern USA. Agricultural Water Management. 159:209-224.

The SRFR 5 modeling system for surface irrigation - (Peer reviewed journal)
Bautista, E., Schlegel, J.L., Clemmens, A.J. 2015. The SRFR 5 modeling system for surface irrigation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000938.

Hydrologic-process-based soil texture classifications for improved visualization of landscape function - (Peer reviewed journal)
Groenendyk, D.G., Ferre, T.A., Thorp, K.R., Rice, A.K. 2015. Hydrologic-process-based soil texture classifications for improved visualization of landscape function. PLoS One. 10(6):1-17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131299.

Estimating cotton nitrogen nutrition status using leaf greenness and ground cover information - (Peer reviewed journal)
Muharam, F.M., Mass, S.J., Bronson, K.F., Delahunty, T. 2015. Estimating cotton nitrogen nutrition status using leaf greenness and ground cover information. Remote Sensing. 7:7007-7008.

Effect of nitrogen and water deficit type on the yield gap between the potential and attainable wheat yield - (Peer reviewed journal)
Liu, J., Wang, G., Thorp, K.R., Zhang, Y., Yang, M., Chu, Q. 2015. Effect of nitrogen and water deficit type on the yield gap between the potential and attainable wheat yield. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research. 75(4):457-464.

Evaluation of the CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model for the Texas rolling plains region and simulation of deficit irrigation strategies for increasing water use efficiency - (Peer reviewed journal)
Modala, N.R., Ale, S., Rajan, N., Munster, C., Delaune, P., Thorp, K.R., Nair, S., Barnes, E. 2015. Evaluation of the CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model for the Texas rolling plains region and simulation of deficit irrigation strategies for increasing water use efficiency. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(3):685-696.

Integrating geospatial data and cropping system simulation within a geographic information system to analyze spatial seed cotton yield, water use, and irrigation requirements Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., Bautista, E., Bronson, K.F. 2015. Integrating geospatial data and cropping system simulation within a geographic information system to analyze spatial seed cotton yield, water use, and irrigation requirements. Precision Agriculture. 16(5), 532-557.

Remote sensing of evapotranspiration over cotton using the TSEB and METRIC energy balance models Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2015. Remote sensing of evapotranspiration over cotton using the TSEB and METRIC energy balance models. Remote Sensing of Environment. 158:281-294.

Evaluation of CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton for simulating effects of management and climate change on cotton growth and evapotranspiration in an arid environment - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Barnes, E.M., Hunsaker, D.J., Kimball, B.A., White, J.W., Nazareth, V.J., Hoogenboom, G. 2014. Evaluation of CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton for simulating effects of management and climate change on cotton growth and evapotranspiration in an arid environment. Transactions of the ASABE. 57(6):1627-1642.

Inter-relationships of cotton plant height, canopy width, ground cover, and plant nitrogen status indicators - (Peer reviewed journal)
Muharam, F.M., Bronson, K.F., Maas, S.J., Ritchie, G.L. 2014. Inter-relationships of cotton plant height, canopy width, ground cover, and plant nitrogen status indicators. Field Crops Research. 169:58-69.

Modeling flow and solute transport in irrigation furrows - (Peer reviewed journal)
Zerihun, D., Sanchez, C.A., Lazarovitch, N., Warrick, A.W., Clemmens, A.J., Bautista, E. 2014. Modeling flow and solute transport in irrigation furrows. Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering. 3(2):1-16. doi: 10.4172/2168-9768.1000124.

Lesquerella seed and oil yield response to split-applied N fertilizer - (Peer reviewed journal)
Jiangang, L., Bronson, K.F., Thorp, K.R., Mon, J., Mohammad, B., Mccloskey, W., Ray, D.T., Qingquan, C., Guangyao, W. 2014. Lesquerella seed and oil yield response to split-applied N fertilizer. Industrial Crops and Products. 60:273-279.

Development and application of process-based simulation models for cotton production: A review of past, present, and future directions - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Ale, S., Bange, M.P., Barnes, E.M., Hoogenboom, G., Lascano, R.J., Mccarthy, A.C., Nair, S., Paz, J.O., Rajan, N., Reddy, K.R., Wall, G.W., White, J.W. 2014. Development and application of process-based simulation models for cotton production: A review of past, present, and future directions. Journal of Cotton Science. 18:10-47.

Wetted-perimeter dependent furrow infiltration and its implication for the hydraulic analysis of furrow irrigation systems - (Proceedings)
Bautista, E., Warrick, A.W., Schlegel, J.L. 2014. Wetted-perimeter dependent furrow infiltration and its implication for the hydraulic analysis of furrow irrigation systems. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Conference. p. 1-12.

Cultivar and nitrogen fertilizer rate affect yield and nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated durum wheat - (Peer reviewed journal)
Liang, Z., Bronson, K.F., Thorp, K.R., Mon, J., Badaruddin, M., Wang, G. 2014. Cultivar and nitrogen fertilizer rate affect yield and nitrogen use efficiency in irrigated durum wheat. Crop Science. 54:1175-1183.

Multiple leaf measurements improve effectiveness of the cholorophyll meter in drum wheat nitrogen management - (Peer reviewed journal)
Wang, G., Bronson, K.F., Thorp, K.R., Mon, J., Badaruddin, M. 2014. Multiple leaf measurements improve effectiveness of the cholorophyll meter in drum wheat nitrogen management. Crop Science. 54:817-826.

Effects of nitrogen and planting seed size on cotton growth, development, and yield - (Peer reviewed journal)
Main, C.L., Barber, L.T., Bowman, R.K., Chapman, K., Dodds, D.M., Duncan, S., Edmisten, K.L., Horn, P., Jones, M.A., Morgan, G.D., Norton, E.R., Osborne, S., Whitaker, J.R., Nichols, R.L., Bronson, K.F. 2013. Effects of nitrogen and planting seed size on cotton growth, development, and yield. Agronomy Journal. 105:1853-1859.

A model-independent open-source geospatial tool for managing point-based environmental model simulations at multiple spatial locations Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thorp, K.R., Bronson, K.F. 2013. A model-independent open-source geospatial tool for managing point-based environmental model simulations at multiple spatial locations. Environmental Modelling & Software. 50:25-36.

Geospatial simulation: an open-source, model-independent geospatial tool for managing point-based environmental models at multiple spatial locations - (Abstract only)
Thorp, K.R., Bronson, K.F. 2013. Geospatial Simulation: An open-source, model-independent geospatial tool for managing point-based environmental models at multiple spatial locations. Agro-Ecosystems Modelling International Congress Proceedings. 50:25-36.

A book review of Spatial data analysis in ecology and agriculture using R - (Review article)
Thorp, K.R. 2013. A book review of Spatial data analysis in ecology and agriculture using R. Field Crops Research. 149:261.

Current developments in software for surface irrigation analysis:winSRFR4/SRFR5 - (Proceedings)
Bautista, E., Strelkoff, T., Schlegel, J.L. 2012. Current developments in software for surface irrigation analysis:WinSRFR4/SRFR5. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Conference. p. 2128-2137.

Relationship between cotton yield and soil electrical conductivity, topography, and landsat imagery Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Guo, W., Maas, S.J., Bronson, K.F. 2012. Relationship between cotton yield and soil electrical conductivity, topography, and landsat imagery. Precision Agriculture. doi:10.1007/s11119-012-9277-2.

Last Modified: 2/23/2016
Footer Content Back to Top of Page