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Research Project: Ecologically-Sound Pest, Water and Soil Management Practices for Northern Great Plains Cropping Systems

Location: Agricultural Systems Research

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

Crop water and nitrogen productivity in response to long-term diversified crop rotations and management systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Allen, B.L., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B. 2021. Crop water and nitrogen productivity in response to long-term diversified crop rotations and management systems. Agricultural Water Management. 257. Article 107149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107149.

Determination of infiltration rate and bulk density in soils - (Book / Chapter)
Jabro, J.D., Mikha, M.M. 2021. Determination of infiltration rate and bulk density in soils. In:Karlen, D.L., Stott, D.E, Mikha, M.M., editors. Soil Science, Volume Two: Laboratory Methods for Soil Health Analysis. Madison, WI:Wiley. p 69-77.

Phosphorus fertilization and enhanced efficiency products effects on sugarbeet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kusi, N.Y., Stevens, W.B., Sintim, H.Y., Garcia, A., Mesbah, A.O. 2021. Phosphorus fertilization and enhanced efficiency products effects on sugarbeet. Industrial Crops and Products. 171(2021):113887. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113887.

Soil health indicators and crop yield in response to long-term cropping sequence and nitrogen fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Liptzin, D., Rana Dangi, S., Ghimire, R. 2021. Soil health indicators and crop yield in response to long-term cropping sequence and nitrogen fertilization. Geoderma. 168(2021):104182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.104182.

A meta-analysis on cover crop impact on soil water storage, succeeding crop yield, and water-use efficiency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Zhang, S., Sainju, U.M., Ghimire, R., Zhao, F. 2021. A meta-analysis on cover crop impact on soil water storage, succeeding crop yield, and water-use efficiency. Agricultural Water Management. 256(2021):107085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107085.

Carbon dioxide flush as a soil health indicator related to soil properties and crop yields Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Liptzin, D., Rana Dangi, S. 2021. Carbon dioxide flush as a soil health indicator related to soil properties and crop yields. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2021:1-19. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20288.

Soil indicators and management strategies for agroecosystem sustainability Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Ghimire, R., Thapa, V.R., Acharya, P., Sainju, U.M., Wang, J. 2021. Soil indicators and management strategies for agroecosystem sustainability. Soil Science: Fundamentals to Recent Advances. Singapore: Springer. p. 127-140.

Nitrogen use in spring wheat affected by crop diversification, management, and tillage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, B.L., Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B. 2021. Nitrogen use in spring wheat affected by crop diversification, management, and tillage. Agronomy Journal. 113(3):2437-2449. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20686.

Reponses of soil bacterial community and enzyme activity to organic matter components under long-term fertilization on the Loess Plateau of China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, J., Fu, X., Ghimire, R., Sainju, U.M., Jia, J., Zhao, F. 2021. Reponses of soil bacterial community and enzyme activity to organic matter components under long-term fertilization on the Loess Plateau of China. Applied Soil Ecology. 116.Article 103992. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2021.103992.

Relating soil organic carbon fractions to crop yield and quality with cover crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Effect of previous crop roots on soil compaction in 2 yr rotations under a no-tillage system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Allen, B.L., Rand, T.A., Rana Dangi, S., Campbell, J.W. 2021. Effect of previous crop roots on soil compaction in 2 yr rotations under a no-tillage system. Land. 10(2):202. https://doi.org/10.3390/land10020202.

Soil health indicators and crop yield in a long-term cropping system experiment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Liptzin, D., Allen, B.L., Rana Dangi, S. 2021. Soil health indicators and crop yield in a long-term cropping system experiment. Agronomy Journal. 113(4):3675-3687. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20673.

Soil carbon dioxide and methane emissions and carbon balance with crop rotation and nitrogen fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Ghimire, R., Rana Dangi, S. 2021. Soil carbon dioxide and methane emissions and carbon balance with crop rotation and nitrogen fertilization. Science of the Total Environment. 775. Article 145902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145902.

Greenhouse gas emissions under winter wheat-based organic and conventional crop productions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Hatfield, P.G., Ragen, D.L. 2021. Greenhouse gas emissions under winter wheat-based organic and conventional crop productions. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2021:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20209.

How to enhance the sustainability of cropping systems by reducing nitrogen fertilization rates? - (Other)
Sainju, U.M. 2020. How to enhance the sustainability of cropping systems by reducing nitrogen fertilization rates? Asta-Ja Abhiyan Newsletter. 2(2):6-8.

Soil cone index and bulk density of a sandy loam under no-till and conventional tillage in a corn-soybean rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M., Sainju, U.M., Allen, B.L. 2021. Soil cone index and bulk density of a sandy loam under no-till and conventional tillage in a corn-soybean rotation. Soil & Tillage Research. 206:Article e104842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104842.

Nitrogen fertilization rate and method influences water and nitrogen productivity of forage winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Jones, C., Mcvay, K., Angvick, T. 2020. Nitrogen fertilization rate and method influences water and nitrogen productivity of forage winter wheat. Agronomy Journal. 113(1):577-589. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20495.

Deficit irrigation for sugarbeet under conventional and no-till production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nilahyane, A., Chen, C., Keshavarz, R., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2020. Deficit irrigation for sugarbeet under conventional and no-till production. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3(1). Article e20114. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20114.

Cover cropping enhances soil microbial biomass, community, and activity: A global meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muhammad, I., Wang, J., Sainju, U.M., Zhang, S., Zhao, F., Khan, A. 2020. Cover cropping enhances soil microbial biomass, community, and activity: A global meta-analysis. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 381:114696. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114696.

Soil water and crop water use with crop rotations and cultural practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Allen, B.L., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2020. Soil water and water-use efficiency with diversified crop rotations and cultural practices. Agronomy Journal. 112(5):3306-3321. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20332.

Soil inorganic carbon under no-till dryland crop rotations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Allen, B.L., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B. 2020. Soil inorganic carbon under no-till dryland crop rotations. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20073.

Comparing two methods for measuring soil bulk density and moisture content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2020. Comparing two methods for measuring soil bulk density and moisture content. Open Journal of Soil Science. 10(6):233-243. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2020.106012.

Diversified crop rotation and management system influence durum yield and quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M., Allen, B.L., Stevens, W.B., Jabro, J.D. 2020. Diversified crop rotation and management system influence durum yield and quality. Agronomy Journal. 2020:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20311.

Sheep grazing to control weeds enhances soil carbon, not nitrogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Hatfield, P., Ragen, D. 2020. Sheep grazing to control weeds enhances soil carbon, not nitrogen. Soil Research. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR19353.

No-till farming system in North America Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Sainju, U.M. 2020. No-till farming system in North America. In: Dang, Y.P., Dalal, R.C., Menzies, N.W., editors. No-Till Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. p. 587-599. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-46409-7_32.

Irrigation scheduling based on wireless sensors output and soil-water characteristic curve in two soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M., Allen, B.L., Sainju, U.M. 2020. Irrigation scheduling based on wireless sensors output and soil-water characteristic curve in two soils. Sensors. 20(5):1336. https://doi.org/10.3390/s20051336.

Stacked crop rotations and cultural practices for canola and flax yield and quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Allen, B.L., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B. 2020. Stacked crop rotations and cultural practices for canola and flax yield and quality. Agronomy Journal. 112(3):2020-2032. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20176.

Changes in soil chemical properties and crop yields with long-term cropping system and nitrogen fertilization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Alasinrin, S.Y. 2020. Changes in soil chemical properties and crop yields with long-term cropping system and nitrogen fertilization. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3(1):e20019. http://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20019.

Reducing nitrous oxide emissions and optimizing nitrogen-use efficiency in dryland crop rotations with different nitrogen rates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Ghimire, R., Mishra, U., Jagadamma, S. 2020. Reducing nitrous oxide emissions and optimizing nitrogen-use efficiency in dryland crop rotations with different nitrogen rates. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-020-10046-0.

Soil health for food security and agroecosystem resilience - (Book / Chapter)
Rajan, G., Sainju, U.M., Acharya, R.N. 2020. Soil health for food security and agroecosystem resilience. In: Rasali, D.P., Bhandari, P.N., Karki, U., Parajulee, M.N., Acharya, R.N., and Adhikari, R., editors. Principles and Practices of Food Security: Sustainable, Sufficient, and Safe Food for Healthy Living in Nepal. Lubbock, TX: Association of Nepalese Agricultural Professions of Americas. p. 230-244.

Cover crop effects on soil carbon dioxide emissions in a semiarid cropping system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nilahyane, A., Ghimire, R., Thapa, V.R., Sainju, U.M. 2020. Cover crop effects on soil carbon dioxide emissions in a semiarid cropping system. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3(1). https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20012.

Land rolling does not influence productivity of subsequent year spring wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenssen, A.W., Sainju, U.M. 2019. Land rolling does not influence productivity of subsequent year spring wheat. Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management. 5:190024. https://doi.org/10.2134/cftm2019.04.0024.

Nitrogen fertilization II - management practices to sustain crop production and soil and environmental quality Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Sainju, U.M., Ghimire, R., Pradhan, G. 2019. Nitrogen fertilization II - management practices to sustain crop production and soil and environmental quality. In: Rigobelo, E. and Serra, A., editors. Nitrogen Fixation. London, U.K: IntechOpen Limited. p. 1-22. https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.86646

Regulation of soil CO2 and N2O emissions by cover crops: a meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muhammad, I., Sainju, U.M., Zhao, F., Khan, A., Fu, X., Wang, J. 2019. Regulation of soil CO2 and N2O emissions by cover crops: a meta-analysis. Soil & Tillage Research. 192:103-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.04.020.

Soil health responses to cover crops in winter wheat-fallow system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghimire, R., Ghimire, B., Mesbah, A.O., Sainju, U.M., Idowu, O.J. 2019. Soil health responses to cover crops in winter wheat-fallow system. Agronomy Journal. 3(4):2108-2115. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.08.0492.

Tillage effects on drainage fluxes and nitrate leaching through unsaturated zone under irrigated corn-soybean rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D., Iversen, W.M., Stevens, W.B., Sainju, U.M., Allen, B.L. 2019. Tillage effects on drainage fluxes and nitrate leaching through unsaturated zone under irrigated corn-soybean rotation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 35(3):293-300. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.13127.

Soil microbial community and carbon and nitrogen fractions responses to mulching under winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fu, X., Sainju, U.M., Zhao, F., Wang, J. 2019. Soil microbial community and carbon and nitrogen fractions responses to mulching under winter wheat. Applied Soil Ecology. 139:64-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.03.018.

Pea growth, yield, and quality in different crop rotations and cultural practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Lenssen, A.W., Allen, B.L., Jabro, J.D., Stevens, W.B. 2019. Pea growth, yield, and quality in different crop rotations and cultural practices. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 2:180041. https://doi.org/10.2134/age2018.10.0041.

Impact of conservation tillage and nitrogen on sugarbeet yield and quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keshavarz Afshar, R., Chen, C., Nilahyane, A., He, H., Stevens, W.B., Iversen, W.M. 2019. Impact of conservation tillage and nitrogen on sugarbeet yield and quality. Soil and Tillage Research. 191:216-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.03.017.