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Research Project: Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

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

Fate of weed seeds after HSD processing in Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shergill, L., Bejleri, K., Davis, A.S., Mirsky, S.B. 2019. Fate of weed seeds after HSD processing in Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic United States. Weed Science. 68:92–97.

Phenolic acids released to soil during cereal rye cover crop decomposition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Otte, B., Rice, C., Schomberg, H.H., Tully, K., Mirsky, S.B. 2020. Phenolic acids released to soil during cereal rye cover crop decomposition. Chemoecology. 20:25-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00049-019-00295-z.

Effect of cover crop termination timing on pools and fluxes of inorganic nitrogen in no-till corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Otte, B., Mirsky, S.B., Schomberg, H.H., Davis, B., Tully, K. 2019. Effect of cover crop termination timing on pools and fluxes of inorganic nitrogen in no-till corn. Agronomy Journal. 111:1-11. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.10.0699.

Harvest weed seed control of Italian ryegrass (Lolium perenne ssp multiflorum), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beam, S.C., Mirsky, S.B., Cahoon, C., Haak, D., Flessner, M. 2019. Harvest weed seed control of Italian ryegrass (Lolium perenne ssp multiflorum), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Weed Technology. 33(4):627–632.

Establishing the relationship of soil nitrogen immobilization to cereal rye residues in a mulched system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Wells, M.S., Dickey, D.A., Hu, S., Maul, J.E., Raskin, D.T., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2019. Establishing the relationship of soil nitrogen immobilization to cereal rye residues in a mulched system. Plant and Soil. 426:95-107.

Cover crop species and cultivars for drill-interseeding in Mid-Atlantic corn and soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caswell, K., Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2019. Cover crop species and cultivars for drill-interseeding in Mid-Atlantic corn and soybean. Agronomy Journal. 111(3):1060-1067.

Winter pea, crimson clover, and hairy vetch planted in mixture with small grains in the Southeast USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vann, R., Reberg-Horton, C., Castillo, M., Mirsky, S.B., Mcgee, R.J. 2019. Winter pea, crimson clover, and hairy vetch planted in mixture with small grains in the Southeast USA. Agronomy Journal. 111:805-815.

Biomass production and nitrogen accumulation by hairy vetch/cereal rye mixtures: A meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thapa, R., Poffenbarger, H., Tully, K., Ackroyd, V.J., Kramer, M.H., Mirsky, S.B. 2018. Biomass production and nitrogen accumulation by hairy vetch/cereal rye mixtures: A meta-analysis. Agronomy Journal. 110(4):1197-1208. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.09.0544.

Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, E., Cavigelli, M.A., Gustavo, C., Matthew, R., Ackroyd, V.J., Richard, T.L., Mirsky, S.B. 2018. Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 162:89-96.

Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, J.M., Keene, C.L., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Van Gessel, M.J. 2018. Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region. Weed Science. 66:94-108.

Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curran, W.S., Hoover, R.J., Mirsky, S.B., Roth, G.W., Ryan, M.R., Ackroyd, V.J., Wallace, J.M., Dempsey, M.A., Pelzer, C.J. 2018. Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region. Agronomy Journal. 110:435-443. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.07.0395.

Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2017. Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems. Weed Technology. 31:641-650.

Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bybee-Finley, A., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M. 2017. Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast. Weed Science. 65:669-680.

Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vann, R.A., Reberg-Horton, S., Mirsky, S.B., Poffenbarger, H.J., Zinati, G.M., Moyer, J.B. 2017. Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn. Agronomy Journal. 109:2214-2222.

Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Curran, W.S., Reberg-Horton, S., Ryan, M., Schomberg, H.H., Ackroyd, V.J. 2017. Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States. Agronomy Journal. 109:1520-1531.

Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geene, C., Curran, W.S., Wallace, J., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., VanGessel, M., Barbercheck, M. 2017. Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems. Agronomy Journal. 109:272-282.

Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bybee-Finley, K., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2016. Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States. Crop Science. 56:2775-2790.