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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

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

Managing the plant microbiome for biocontrol fungi: Examples from Hypocreales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kepler, R., Maul, J.E., Rehner, S.A. 2017. Managing the plant microbiome for biocontrol fungi: Examples from Hypocreales. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 37(1):48-53 doi:10.1016/j.mib.2017.03.006.

Meteorological fluctuations define long-term crop yield patterns in conventional and organic production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teasdale, J.R., Cavigelli, M.A. 2017. Meteorological fluctuations define long-term crop yield patterns in conventional and organic production systems. Scientific Reports. 7:688.

Seeding rate and date and timing of termination affect hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) biomass production across the eastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, B.W., Mirsky, S.B., Needelman, B.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Yarwood, S.A., Maul, J.E., Bagley, G.A. 2016. A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46:247-254.

High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zinati, G., Mirsky, S.B., Seidel, R., Grantham, A., Moyer, J., Ackroyd, V. 2017. High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management. Weed Technology. 31:320-329.

USDA Northeast climate hub greenhouse gas mitigation workshop technical report - (Government Publication)
Cavigelli, M.A., Dell, C.J., Hoffman, E., Knight, L., Krause, K., Macfarland, K., Rakola, B., Saunders, M., Skinner, H. 2017. USDA Northeast climate hub greenhouse gas mitigation workshop technical report. United States Department of Agriculture Workshop Proceedings. https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/sites/default/files/final_document_usda_ghg_mitigation_workshop_5-17-17.pdf.

Organic and conventional farmers differ in their perspective on cover crop use and breeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Meisinger, J.J., Ackroyd, V. 2016. Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop. Agronomy Journal. 108:1992-2002.

Factors associated with Leguminous Green Manure Incorporation and Fusarium wilt suppression in watermelon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Himmelstein, J., Maul, J.E., Balci, Y., Everts, K.L. 2016. Factors associated with Leguminous Green Manure Incorporation and Fusarium wilt suppression in watermelon. Plant Disease 100 (9). Scientific Societies: 1910-20. doi:10.1094/PDIS-08-15-0956-RE.

Cell wall compositional changes during incubation of plant roots measured by mid-infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and fiber analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, K.E., Reeves, III, J., Coale, F. 2016. Cell wall compositional changes during incubation of plant roots measured by mid-infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and fiber analysis. Geoderma. 264:205-213.

Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Kramer, M.H., Weil, R.R., Meisinger, J.J., Cavigelli, M.A., Spargo, J.T. 2015. Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79:1660-1673.

Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Weil, R.R., Kramer, M.H., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A. 2015. Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition. Agronomy Journal. 107:2083-2096.

Microbial rRNA: rDNA gene ratios may be unexpectedly low due to extracellular DNA preservation in soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dlott, G., Maul, J.E., Buyer, J.S., Yarwood, S. 2015. Microbial rRNA: rDNA gene ratios may be unexpectedly low due to extracellular DNA preservation in soils. Journal of Microbiological Methods. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2015.06.001.

Expanding the role of botanical gardens in the future of food - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, A., Novy, A., Glover, J., Maul, J.E., Raven, P., Jackson, P.W. 2015. Expanding the role of botanical gardens in the future of food. Nature Plants. 1:1-4.

Novel slow release nanocomposite nitrogen fertilizers: the impact of polymers on nanocomposite properties and function - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, E.I., Da Cruz, C., Solomon, A., Cavigelli, M.A., Le, A.N., Ribeiro, C. 2015. Novel slow release nanocomposite nitrogen fertilizers: the impact of polymers on nanocomposite properties and function. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 54:3717-3725.

Chemical evaluation of soil organic matter structure in diverse cropping systems - (Book / Chapter)
Martins, B.H., Cavigelli, M.A., Buyer, J.S., Maul, J.E., Reeves, J.B. III and Martin-Neto, L. 2015. Chemical evaluation of soil organic matter structure in diverse cropping systems. In Z. He (ed.). Labile Organic Matter-Chemical Compositions, Function, and Significance in Soil and the Environment. SSSA Special Publication 62:41-65. SSSA, Madison, WI.

Influence of residue and nitrogen fertilizer additions on carbon mineralization in soils with different texture and cropping histories - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Wang, X., Liebman, M., Cavigelli, M.A., Wander, M. 2014. Influence of residue and nitrogen fertilizer additions on carbon mineralization in soils with different texture and cropping histories. PLoS One. 9:e103720. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103720.

Grazing winter rye cover crop in a cotton no-till system: yield and economics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schomberg, H.H., Fisher, D.S., Reeves, D.W., Endale, D.M., Raper, R.L., Jayaratne, K., Gamble, G.R., Jenkins, M. 2014. Grazing winter rye cover crop in a cotton no-till system: yield and economics. Agronomy Journal. 106:1041-1050. DOI:10.2134/agronj13.0434.

Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production. Weed Science. 62:501-511.

Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption - (Proceedings)
Stockwell, R., Baas, D., Bitan, E., Blackmer, T., Bryant, L., Gurwick, N., Mirsky, S.B., Mitchel, P., Sibbing, J., Sundermeier, A., Widman, N., Baloun, D., Fisher, B. 2013. Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption. Weed Technology. 1:1-12.

Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production - (Book / Chapter)
Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Grossman, J., Kornecki, T.S., Webster, T.M., Price, A.J., Meijer, A., Place, G. 2013. Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production. Weed Technology. 8:38-41.

Last Modified: 07/20/2017
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