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Research Project: Improving the Productivity and Climatic Resilience of Agricultural Production Systems in Semiarid and Arid Ecosystems

Location: Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research

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

Soil seed banks in stock-piled topsoils in the western Rio Grande Plains, Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovell, M.C., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Ruppert, D.E., Acosta Martinez, V., Smith, F.S., Maywald-Stumberg, P., Pawelek, K.A., Falk, A.D., Wester, D.B. 2018. Soil seed banks in stock-piled topsoils in the western Rio Grande Plains, Texas. Ecological Restoration. Vol.36 Pg 3.

Current knowledge and future research directions to link soil health and water conservation in the Ogallala Aquifer region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cano, A.M., Nunez, A., Acosta Martinez, V., Schipanski, M., Ghimire, R., Rice, C., West, C. 2018. Current knowledge and future research directions to link soil health and water conservation in the Ogallala Aquifer region. Geoderma. 328:109-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.04.027.

Soil microbial community restoration in conservation reserve program semi-arid grasslands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Fultz, L.M., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Kakarla, M., Weindorf, D. 2018. Soil microbial community restoration in conservation reserve program semi-arid grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 118:166-177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2017.12.001.

Simultaneous determination of multiple soil enzyme activities for soil health-biogeochemical indexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cano, A.M., Johnson, J.M. 2017. An approach to determine multiple enzyme activities in the same soil sample for soil health-biogeochemical indexes. Applied Soil Ecology. 126:121-128.

Irrigation termination date and amount on cotton lint yield and fiber quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Baumhardt, R.L., Goebel, T.S., Baker, J.T., Gitz, D.C. 2017. Irrigation termination date and amount on cotton lint yield and fiber quality. Open Journal of Soil Science. 7(9):216-234. doi:10.4236/ojss.2017.79016.

Lasting effects of soil health improvements with management changes in cotton-based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2017. Lasting effects of soil health improvements with management changes in cotton-based cropping systems in a sandy soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53(4):1-14. doi:10.1007/s00374-017-1192-2.

Temporal variations in water quality of the Ogallala Aquifer on the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Goebel, T.S., Lascano, R.J., Stout, J.E. 2016. Temporal variations in water quality of the Ogallala Aquifer on the Texas High Plains.[abstract]. 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. December 12-16, 2016, San Francisco, California. Abstract No. 435-1593.