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Research Project: Enhancing Cropping System Sustainability Through New Crops and Management Strategies

Location: Soil Management Research

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

Management of pennycress as a winter annual cash cover crop. A review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cubins, J.A., Wells, M.S., Frels, K., Ott, M.A., Forcella, F., Johnson, G.A., Walia, M.K., Becker, R.L., Gesch, R.W. 2019. Management of pennycress as a winter annual cash cover crop. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 39:46. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-019-0592-0.

Economics and agronomics of relay-cropping pennycress and camelina with soybean in Minnesota Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ott, M.A., Eberle, C.A., Thom, M.D., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Wyse, D.L. 2019. Economics and agronomics of relay-cropping pennycress and camelina with soybean in Minnesota. Agronomy Journal. 111:1281-1292. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.04.0277.

Germination and emergence of Neslia paniculata (L.) Desv Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Royo-Esnal, A., Gesch, R.W., Necajeva, J., Forcella, F., Edo-Tena, E., Recasens, J., Torra, J. 2019. Germination and emergence of Neslia paniculata (L.) Desv. Industrial Crops and Products. 129:455-462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.12.030.

Comparative assessment of einkorn and emmer wheat phenomes: I. Plant architecture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2019. Comparative assessment of einkorn and emmer wheat phenomes: I. Plant architecture. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 66:491-512. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-018-0729-z.

Profitability of abrasive weeding in organic grain and vegetable crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wortman, S.E., Forcella, F., Lambe, D., Clay, S.A., Humburg, D. 2018. Profitability of abrasive weeding in organic grain and vegetable crops. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1742170518000479.

Winter camelina seed yield and quality responses to harvest time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walia, M.K., Wells, M.S., Cubins, J., Wyse, D., Gardner, R.D., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W. 2018. Winter camelina seed yield and quality responses to harvest time. Industrial Crops and Products. 124(15):765-775. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.08.025.

Controlling weeds with winter camelina planted following sugar beet harvest - (Experiment Station)

Integrating plant ontogeny and structure in Brassica napus L. I. Forward Phenomics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2018. Integrating plant ontogeny and structure in Brassica napus L. I. Forward Phenomics. Euphytica. 214:141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-018-2221-4.

Winter camelina: Crop growth, seed yield and quality response to cultivar and seeding rate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Matthees, H.L., Alvarez, A., Gardner, R.D. 2018. Winter camelina: Crop growth, seed yield and quality response to cultivar and seeding rate. Crop Science. 58:2089-2098. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.01.0018.

Agricultural residues are efficient abrasive tools for weed control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez-Ruiz, M., Brenes, R., Urbano, J.M., Slaughter, D.C., Forcella, F., Rodiguez-Lizana, A. 2018. Agricultural residues are efficient abrasive tools for weed control. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38:18. https://www.doi.org/10.1007/s13593-018-0494-6.

Forward phenomics of oat panicles - (Abstract Only)

Phenotyping of Brassica napus for high oil content - (Abstract Only)

Structural equation models based on multivariate diversity assessment of diploid and tetraploid hulled wheat species - (Abstract Only)

Introgression lines of Triticum aestivum x Aegilops tauschii: Agronomic and nutritional value - (Abstract Only)

Salinity tolerance of germinating alternative oilseeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matthees, H.L., Thom, M.D., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F. 2018. Salinity tolerance of germinating alternative oilseeds. Industrial Crops and Products. 113:358-367. doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.01.042.

Diversity of maize kernels from a breeding program for protein quality III: Ionome profiling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Goldstein, W. 2018. Diversity of maize kernels from a breeding program for protein quality III: Ionome profiling. Agronomy. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8020009.

Propelled abrasive grit for weed control in organic silage corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erazo-Barradas, M., Forcella, F., Humburg, D., Clay, S. 2018. Propelled abrasive grit for weed control in organic silage corn. Agronomy Journal. 110:632-637. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.08.0454.

Air-propelled abrasive grit can damage the perennial weed, quackgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forcella, F., Humberg, D., Wortman, S.E., Clay, S.A. 2018. Air-propelled abrasive grit can damage the perennial weed, quackgrass. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 98(4):963-966. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2017-0291.

Preliminary findings on water quality of ricing lakes on White Earth Reservation, MN - (Abstract Only)

Soil salinity: Germination tolerance of alternative oilseed crops for soil health - (Abstract Only)
Dose, H.L., Thom, M.D., Gesch, R.W. 2017. Soil salinity: Germination tolerance of alternative oilseed crops for soil health [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper106198.html.

Intensifying production in the northern Corn Belt by incorporating cash cover crops - (Abstract Only)
Dose, H.L., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Aasand, K., Johnson, B., Steffl, N., Wells, M.S., Patel, S., Lenssen, A., Berti, M. 2017. Intensifying production in the northern Corn Belt by incorporating cash cover crops [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper106173.html.

Cultivar and planting date selection for relay-cropping soybean with winter oilseeds - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Matthees, H.L. 2017. Cultivar and planting date selection for relay-cropping soybean with winter oilseeds [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper105303.html.

Meta-analyses of oil yield in Cuphea PSR23 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2017. Meta-analyses of oil yield in Cuphea PSR23. Euphytica. 213:210. doi: 10.1007/s10681-017-1993-2.

Integrating winter camelina into maize and soybean cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berti, M.T., Samarappuli, D., Johnson, B.L., Gesch, R.W. 2017. Integrating winter camelina into maize and soybean cropping systems. Industrial Crops and Products. 107:595-601. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.06/014.

Yield tradeoffs and nitrogen between pennycress, camelina, and soybean in relay- and double-crop systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, G.A., Wells, S.M., Anderson, K., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Wyse, D.L. 2017. Yield tradeoffs and nitrogen between pennycress, camelina, and soybean in relay- and double-crop systems. Agronomy Journal. 109:2128-2135. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.02.0065.

Environmental impact assessment of double- and relay-cropping with winter camelina in the northern Great Plains, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berti, M., Johnson, B., Ripplinger, D., Gesch, R.W., Aponte, A. 2017. Environmental impact assessment of double- and relay-cropping with winter camelina in the northern Great Plains, USA. Agricultural Systems. 156:1-12.

Spent coffee grounds as air-propelled abrasive grit for weed control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forcella, F. 2017. Spent coffee grounds as air-propelled abrasive grit for weed control. Weed Technology. 31(5):769-772. https://doi.org/10.1017/wet.2017.42.

Propelled abrasive grit applications for weed management in transitional corn grain production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erazo-Barradas, M., Friedrichsen, C.N., Forcella, F., Humburg, D., Clay, S.A. 2017. Propelled abrasive grit applications for weed management in transitional corn grain production systems. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. doi:10.1017/S174217051700031X.

Specialty oilseed crops provide an attractive source of pollen for beneficial insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thom, M., Eberle, C., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L. 2017. Specialty oilseed crops provide an attractive source of pollen for beneficial insects. Journal of Applied Entomology. 1-12.

Phenotypic and ionome profiling of Triticum aestivum x Aegilops tauschii introgression lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2017. Phenotypic and ionome profiling of Triticum aestivum x Aegilops tauschii introgression lines. Crop Science. 57:1-19.

Can reducing tillage and increasing crop diversity benefit grain and forage production? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2017. Can reducing tillage and increasing crop diversity benefit grain and forage production? Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. doi: 10.1017/S1742170517000187.

Strip-tillage reduces productivity in organically managed grain and forage cropping systems in the Upper Midwest, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2017. Strip-tillage reduces productivity in organically managed grain and forage cropping systems in the Upper Midwest, USA. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. doi: 10.1017/S1742170517000084.

Naturally occurring soil salinity does not reduce N-transforming enzymes or organisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Early planting dates maximize winter annual field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) yield and oil content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dose, H.L., Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W. 2017. Early planting dates maximize winter annual field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) yield and oil content. Industrial Crops and Products. 97:477-483.

Camelina growth and yield response to sowing depth and rate in the northern Corn Belt USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Dose, H.L., Forcella, F. 2017. Camelina growth and yield response to sowing depth and rate in the northern Corn Belt USA. Industrial Crops and Products. 95:416-421.

Using fitness parameters to evaluate three oilseed Brassicaceae species as potential oil crops in two contrasting environments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Royo-Esnal, A., Edo-Tena, E., Torra, J., Recasens, J., Gesch, R.W. 2017. Using fitness parameters to evaluate three oilseed Brassicaceae species as potential oil crops in two contrasting environments. Industrial Crops and Products. 95:148-155.

Laboratory tests to assess optimal agricultural residue traits for an abrasive weed control system - (Proceedings)
Perez-Ruiz, M., Brenes, R., Rodruiges-Lizana, A., Urbano, J., Slaughter, D.C., Forcella, F. 2016. Laboratory tests to assess optimal agricultural residue traits for an abrasive weed control system. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering. June 26-29, 2016, Aarhus, Denmark.

Predicting field weed emergence with empirical models and soft computing techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez-Andujar, J., Chantre, G.R., Morvillo, C., Blanco, A.M., Forcella, F. 2016. Predicting field weed emergence with empirical models and soft computing techniques. Weed Research. 56:415-423.

A comparative study between nonlinear regression and nonparametric approaches for modelling Phalaris paradoxa seedling emergence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez-Andujar, J.L., Francisco-Fernandez, M., Cao, R., Reyes, M., Urbano, J.M., Forcella, F., Bastida, F. 2016. A comparative study between nonlinear regression and nonparametric approaches for modelling Phalaris paradoxa seedling emergence. Weed Research. 56(5):367-376.

Evolution of Cuphea PSR23 under cultivation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2016. Evolution of Cuphea PSR23 under cultivation. Euphytica. 210:41-55.

Growth environment but not seed position on the parent plant affect seed germination of two Thlaspi arvense L. populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Royo-Esnal, A., Edo-Tena, E., Recasens, J., Isbell, T., Forcella, F. 2016. Growth environment but not seed position on the parent plant affect seed germination of two Thlaspi arvense L. populations. Industrial Crops and Products. 84:241-247.

The role of light in the emergence of weeds: Using Camelina microcarpa as an example Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Royo-Esnal, A., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Torra, J., Recasens, J., Necajeva, J. 2015. The role of light in the emergence of weeds: Using Camelina microcarpa as an example. PLoS One. 10(12):e0146079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146079.

Productivity and nutrient cycling comparisons of perennial and annual forage systems for organic dairy - (Abstract Only)

Pollen resources for pollinators in specialty oilseed crops - (Abstract Only)
Thom, M.D., Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F. 2015. Pollen resources for pollinators in specialty oilseed crops [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Nov. 15-18, 2015. Minneapolis, MN. Presentation No. 1755.

The integrated phenotype and plasticity of Cuphea PSR23: A semi-domesticated oilseed crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2016. The integrated phenotype and plasticity of Cuphea PSR23: A semi-domesticated oilseed crop. Communications in Biometry and Crop Science. 11(1):10-30.

Industrial oilseeds bolster "hub" crop yields when used in rotation - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Papiernik, S.K., Eberle, C., Riedell, W.E., Lundgren, J.G., Nemec, K.T., Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Thom, M.D. 2015. Industrial oilseeds bolster "hub" crop yields when used in rotation [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. p. 19.

Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agricultural landscape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thom, M.D., Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L., Lundgren, J.G. 2016. Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agricultural landscape. Crop Science. 56:727-739.

Using pennycress, camelina, and canola cash crops to provision pollinators Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eberle, C.A., Thom, M.D., Nemec, K.T., Forcella, F., Lundgren, J.G., Gesch, R.W., Riedell, W.E., Papiernik, S.K., Wagner, A.K., Peterson, D.H., Eklund, J.J. 2015. Using pennycress, camelina, and canola cash crops to provision pollinators. Industrial Crops and Products. 75:20-25.

Double- and relay-cropping of energy crops in the northern Great Plains, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berti, M., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, B., Ji, Y., Seames, W., Aponte, A. 2015. Double- and relay-cropping of energy crops in the northern Great Plains, USA. Industrial Crops and Products. 75(B):26-34.

Comparison of several Brassica species in the north central U.S. for potential jet fuel feedstock Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Isbell, T., Oblath, E.A., Allen, B.L., Archer, D.W., Brown, J., Hatfield, J.L., Jabro, J.D., Kiniry, J.R., Long, D.S., Vigil, M.F. 2015. Comparison of several Brassica species in the north central U.S. for potential jet fuel feedstock. Industrial Crops and Products. 75(B):2-7.

Breeding oilseed crops for climate change - (Book / Chapter)
Jaradat, A.A. 2016. Breeding oilseed crops for climate change. In: Gupta, S.K., editor. Breeding Oilseed Crops for Sustainable Production. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 421-471.

Can butterflies evade fire? Pupa location and heat tolerance in fire prone habitats of Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thom, M.D., Daniels, J.C., Kobziar, L.N., Colburn, J.R. 2015. Can butterflies evade fire? Pupa location and heat tolerance in fire prone habitats of Florida. PLoS One. 10(5):e0126755.

Oilseed cuphea tolerates bromoxynil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forcella, F., Eberle, C.A., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2015. Oilseed cuphea tolerates bromoxynil. Industrial Crops and Products. 70:201-203.

Water use in camelina-soybean dual cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2015. Water use in camelina-soybean dual cropping systems. Agronomy Journal. 107(3):1098-1104.

Macro and microminerals of four Cuphea genotypes grown across the upper Midwest USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K., Gesch, R.W. 2015. Macro and microminerals of four Cuphea genotypes grown across the upper Midwest USA. Industrial Crops and Products. 66:38-43.

Flowering dynamics and pollinator visitation of oilseed echium (Echium plantagineum) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L., Peterson, D.H., Eklund, J.J. 2014. Flowering dynamics and pollinator visitation of oilseed echium (Echium plantagineum). PLoS One. 9(11):e113556. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113556.

Multitrait mixed modeling and categorical data analyses of phenotypic variances - (Abstract Only)
Jaradat, A.A., Starr, J.P., Rinke, J.L., Wente, C.D. 2014. Multitrait mixed modeling and categorical data analyses of phenotypic variances [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, CA.

Spring-sown oilseeds provide pollinators with abundant floral resources - (Abstract Only)

Using cash cover crops to provide pollinator provisions in the Upper Midwest - (Abstract Only)
Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Lundgren, J.G., Nemec, K.T., Gesch, R.W., Riedell, W.E., Papiernik, S.K., Thom, M.D. 2014. Using cash cover crops to provide pollinator provisions in the Upper Midwest [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, CA.

Synthesis and assessment of date palm genetic diversity studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Agronomic comparison of several brassica species in the U.S. Corn Belt as feedstock for hydrotreated jet fuel - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Allen, B.L., Archer, D.W., Banuelos, G.S., Behrman, K.D., Brown, J., Hatfield, J.L., Jabro, J.D., Kiniry, J.R., Long, D.S., Vigil, M.F. 2014. Agronomic comparison of several brassica species in the U.S. Corn Belt as feedstock for hydrotreated jet fuel [abstract]. In: Miller, T., Alexopoulou, E. and Berti, M.T., editors. International Conference in Industrial Crops and 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC). Program and Abstracts. September 13-19, 2014, Athens, Greece.

Good crop/bad crop: Interrogating oilseeds for floral resources - (Abstract Only)
Forcella, F., Eberle, C.A., Thom, M.D., Gesch, R.W. 2014. Good crop/bad crop: Interrogating oilseeds for floral resources [abstract]. In: Miller, T., Alexopoulou, E. and Berti, M.T., editors. International Conference in Industrial Crops and 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC). Program and Abstracts. September 13-19, 2014, Athens, Greece.

Using cash cover crops to provide pollinator provisions - (Abstract Only)
Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Lundgren, J.G., Nemec, K.T., Gesch, R.W., Riedell, W.E., Papiernik, S.K., Thom, M.D. 2014. Using cash cover crops to provide pollinator provisions [abstract]. In: Miller, T., Alexopoulou, E. and Berti, M.T., editors. International Conference in Industrial Crops and 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC). Program and Abstracts. September 13-19, 2014, Athens, Greece.

Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agriculture dominated landscape - (Abstract Only)
Thom, M.D., Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Nemec, K.T., Lundgren, J.G., Gesch, R.W. 2014. Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agriculture dominated landscape [abstract]. In: Miller, T., Alexopoulou, E. and Berti, M.T., editors. International Conference in Industrial Crops and 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC). Program and Abstracts. September 13-19, 2014, Athens, Greece.

Genetic erosion of Phoenix dactylifera L.: Perceptible, probable or possible? - (Book / Chapter)
Jaradat, A.A. 2016. Genetic erosion of Phoenix dactylifera L.: Perceptible, probable or possible? In: Ahuja, M.R., Jain, S.M., editors. Genetic Diversity and Erosion in Plants. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. p. 131-213.

Dual cropping winter camelina with soybean in the northern Corn Belt Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Archer, D.W., Berti, M.T. 2014. Dual cropping winter camelina with soybean in the northern Corn Belt. Agronomy Journal. 106(5):1735-1745.