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Research Project: Developing Agricultural Practices to Protect Water Quality and Conserve Water and Soil Resources in the Upper Midwest United States

Location: Soil and Water Management Research

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

Biochar additions across Illinois agricultural soils: Greenhouse gas production, corn growth, and soil microbial responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meschewski, E., Holm, N., Sharma, B., Spokas, K.A., Minalt, N., Kelly, J. 2019. Biochar additions across Illinois agricultural soils: Greenhouse gas production, corn growth, and soil microbial responses. Chemosphere. 228:565-576. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.04.031.

Rotary zone tillage improves corn establishment in a kura clover living mulch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dobbratz, M., Baker, J.M., Grossman, J., Wells, M., Ginakes, P. 2019. Rotary zone tillage improves corn establishment in a kura clover living mulch. Soil & Tillage Research. 189(6):229-235. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.02.007.

Kura clover living mulch: Spring management effects on nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alexander, J.R., Venterea, R.T., Baker, J.M., Coulter, J.A. 2019. Kura clover living mulch: Spring management effects on nitrogen. Agronomy. 9(2),69:1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9020069.

Biochar reduces the efficiency of nitrification inhibitor 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP) mitigating N2O emissions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuertes-Mendizabal, T., Huerfano, X., Vega-Mas, I., Torralbo, F., Menendez, S., Ippolito, J.A., Kammann, C., Wrage-Monnig, N., Cayuela, M., Borchard, N., Spokas, K.A., Novak, J.M., Gonzalez-Moro, M., Gonzalez-Murua, C., Estavillo, J. 2019. Biochar reduces the efficiency of nitrification inhibitor 3,4-dimethylpyrazole phosphate (DMPP) mitigating N2O emissions. Nature Scientific Reports. 9(2346):1-16. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38697-2.

Global diversity of the brachypodium species complex as a resource for genome-wide association studies demonstrated for agronomic traits in response to climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, P., Streich, J., Murray, K., Eichten, S., Cheng, R., Aitkin, N., Spokas, K.A., Warthmann, N., Gordon, S., Vogel, J., Borevitz, J. 2019. Global diversity of the brachypodium species complex as a resource for genome-wide association studies demonstrated for agronomic traits in response to climate. Genetics. 211(1):317-331. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.118.301589.

Changes in sorption and bioavailability of herbicides in soil amended with fresh and aged biochar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gamiz, B., Velarde, P., Spokas, K.A., Celis, R., Cox, L. 2019. Changes in sorption and bioavailability of herbicides in soil amended with fresh and aged biochar. Geoderma. 337:341-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.09.033.

Carbon dosing increases nitrate removal rates in denitrifying bioreactors at low-temperature high-flow conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roser, M., Feyereisen, G.W., Spokas, K.A., Mulla, D.J., Strock, J.S., Gutknecht, J. 2018. Carbon dosing increases nitrate removal rates in denitrifying bioreactors at low-temperature high-flow conditions. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47(4):856-864. doi: 10.2134/jeq2018.02.0082.

Off-site transport of fungicides with runoff: A comparison of flutolanil and pentachloronitrobeneze applied to creeping bentgrass managed as a golf course fairway - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, P.J., Horgan, B.P., Hamlin, J.L. 2018. Off-site transport of fungicides with runoff: A comparison of flutolanil and pentachloronitrobeneze applied to creeping bentgrass managed as a golf course fairway. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 157:143-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.03.070.

Evaporation from a temperate closed-basin lake and its impact on present, past, and future water level - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, K., Griffis, T.J., Baker, J.M., Bolstad, P.V., Erickson, M.D., Lee, X., Wood, J.D., Hu, C., Nieber, J.L. 2018. Evaporation from a temperate closed-basin lake and its impact on present, past, and future water level. Journal of Hydrology. 561:59-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.03.059.

Comparing crop growth and carbon budgets simulated across AmeriFlux agricultural sites using the community land model (CLM) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, M., Griffis, T.J., Baker, J.M., Wood, J.M., Meyers, T., Suyker, A. 2018. Comparing crop growth and carbon budgets simulated across AmeriFlux agricultural sites using the community land model (CLM). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 256-257:315-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.03.012.

Nitrogen management for corn grown in Kura Clover living mulch - (Trade Journal)
Alexander, J., Coulter, J., Baker, J.M., Venterea, R.T. 2018. Nitrogen management for corn grown in Kura Clover living mulch. Midwest Forage Association Newsletter . pg. 1. https://www.midwestforage.org/pdf/1179.pdf

Chemical application strategies to protect water quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, P.J., Horgan, B.J., Barber, B.L., Koskinen, W.C. 2018. Chemical application strategies to protect water quality. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 156:420-427. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.02.030.

Source partitioning of methane emissions and its seasonality in the U.S. Midwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Z., Griffis, T., Baker, J.M., Millet, D.S., Wood, J.D., Dlugokencky, E.J., Andrews, A.E., Hu, C., Kolka, R.K. 2018. Source partitioning of methane emissions and its seasonality in the U.S. Midwest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 123:646-659. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JG004356.

Feasibility matrix to identify locally sourced mixed media to mitigate agricultural pollutants in land drainage - (Abstract Only)
Golnaz, E., Healy, M.G., Feyereisen, G.W., Christianson, L.E., Daly, K., Fenton, O. 2017. Feasibility matrix to identify locally sourced mixed media to mitigate agricultural pollutants in land drainage. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida.

Novel design and field performance of phosphorus-sorbing and denitrifying bioreactors - (Abstract Only)
Ranaivoson, A., Strock, J.S., Feyereisen, G.W., Spokas, K.A., Mulla, D., Roser, M. 2017. Novel design and field performance of phosphorus-sorbing and denitrifying bioreactors. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida.

Establishment and function of cover crops interseeded into corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Noland, R., Wells, M.S., Sheaffer, C.C., Coulter, J.A., Baker, J.M., Martinson, K. 2018. Establishment and function of cover crops interseeded into corn. Crop Science. 58(2):863-873. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.06.0375.

Growing food in urban areas: Food security, community benefits, any concerns? - (Abstract Only)

Top-down constraints on anthropogenic CO2 emissions within an agricultural-urban landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, C., Griffis, T.J., Lee, X., Millet, D.B., Chen, Z., Baker, J.M., Xiao, K. 2018. Top-down constraints on anthropogenic CO2 emissions within an agricultural-urban landscape. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 123(9):4674-4694. doi: 10.1029/2017JD027881.