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Research Project: Optimizing Water Use Efficiency for Environmentally Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems in Semi-Arid Regions

Location: Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research

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

Simulated dryland cotton yield response to selected abiotic soil properties associated with soil health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Compost and legume management differently alter soil microbial abundance and soil carbon in semi-arid pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Dust emission source characterization for visibility hazard assessment on lordsburg playa in southwestern New Mexico, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Comparing EL-FAME microbial markers and p-nitrophenol enzyme activities with taxonomic and functional gene qPCR for soil health assessments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Net positive soil water content following cover crops with no tillage in irrigated semi-arid cotton production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J., Lewis, K., Ritchie, G.L., Delaune, P.B., Keeling, W.J., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J., Mclendon, T. 2020. Net positive soil water content following cover crops with no tillage in irrigated semi-arid cotton production. Soil and Tillage Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104869.

Soil microbial biomass and composition from urban landscapes in a semiarid climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sapkota, M., Young, J., Slaughter, L., Acosta Martinez, V., Cade, C. 2020. Soil microbial biomass and composition from urban landscapes in a semiarid climate. Applied Soil Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2020.103810.

Bibliography of Aeolian Research Reprint Icon - (Other)
Stout, J.E., Warren, A., Gill, T.E. 2020. Bibliography of Aeolian Research. Mendeley Data. https://doi.org/10.17632/675gwk5jp7.1.

Soil health benefits of cover crops and forages systems - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., West, C. 2020. Soil health benefits of cover crops and forages systems. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Addition of thiourea host monomer to polymer flocculants to improve selectivity of phosphate sorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goebel, T.S., McInnes, K.J., Senseman, S.A., Lascano, R.J., Cullen, A.M., Fuhrer, T.J., Pickle, S., Adeolokun, N.O., Davis, T.A. 2020. Addition of thiourea host monomer to polymer flocculants to improve selectivity of phosphate sorption. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment. 9:147-158.

Cover crop biomass and species affect soil microbial community structure and enzymatic activities in semiarid cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thapa, V.R., Ghimire, R., Acosta Martinez, V., Marslis, M.A., Schipanski, M. 2020. Cover crop biomass and species affect soil microbial community structure and enzymatic activities in semiarid cropping systems. Applied Soil Ecology. 157(2021):103735. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2020.103735.

Linking soil biological-health to essential functions in the southern high plains - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Ghimire, R. 2020. Linking soil biological-health to essential functions in the southern high plains. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Water balance of two major soil types of the Texas High Plains: Implications for dryland crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Leiker, G.R., Goebel, T.S., Mauget, S.A., Gitz, D.C. 2020. Water balance of two major soil types of the Texas High Plains: Implications for dryland crop production. Open Journal of Soil Science. 10:274-297. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2020.107015.

Corn and hardwood biochars affected soil microbial community and enzyme activities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez-Guzman, L., Lower, B.H., Dick, R.P. 2020. Corn and hardwood biochars affected soil microbial community and enzyme activities. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3:e20082. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20082.

A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods (PLFA and EL-FAME) as soil health indicators for microbial community composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Cano, A., Acosta Martinez, V., Veum, K.S., Moore-Kucera, J., Schipanski, M. 2020. A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods (PLFA and EL-FAME) as soil health indicators for microbial community composition. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 84:1153-1169.

Looking for the source of deadly dust emanating from Lordsburg Playa in southwestern New Mexico - (Abstract Only)

The utility and futility of soil health - (Book / Chapter)

Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health - (Abstract Only)
Srinivasulu, A., Sushil, H.K., Hudson, D., Mauget, S.A., Goebel, T.S., Baumhardt, L.R., Bordovsky, J.P., Brauer, D.K., Lascano, R.J., Gitz, D.C. 2020. Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health. ASABE Food Processing Automation Conference. Presentation. Omaha, NE, July 12-15, 2020.

Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health - (Abstract Only)
Ale, S., Himanshu, S., Mauget, S.A., Hudson, D., Goebel, T.S., Baumhardt, R.L., Bordovsky, J.P., Brauer, D.K., Lascano, R.J., Gitz, D.C. 2020. Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Presentation.

Dust source characterization on and near Lordsburg Playa, Hidalgo county, New Mexico - (Abstract Only)
Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Gill, T.E., Chang, C., Eibedingil, I.G., Mendez, M.P. 2020. Dust source characterization on and near Lordsburg Playa, Hidalgo county, New Mexico. Meeting Abstract. Presentation. Coolidge, AZ, March 3, 2020.

Seasonal patterns of spring discharge at silver falls, crosby county, texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, J.E. 2020. Seasonal patterns of spring discharge at silver falls, crosby county, texas. Texas Journal of Science. 72(1):Article 6. https://doi.org/10.32011/txjsci_72_1_Article6.

Hourly dust measurements on the high plains of the Llano Estacado Reprint Icon - (Other)
Stout, J.E. 2020. Hourly dust measurements on the high plains of the Llano Estacado. Mendeley Data. Version 1. https://doi.org/10.17632/3p6pc4zhkw.1.

Report of the national academies of science, engineering, and medicine owens lake scientific advisory panel Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, D., Ajami, N., Bahreini, R., Biswas, P., Eviner, V., Johnson, S., Okin, G., Russell, A., Tyler, S., Van Pelt, R.S., Venkantrum, A., Wassell, R. 2020. Report of the national academies of science, engineering, and medicine owens lake scientific advisory panel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.17226/25658.

Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health - (Abstract Only)
Ale, S., Himanshu, S.K., Mauget, S.A., Hudson, D., Goebel, T.S., Liu, B., Baumhardt, R.L., Bordovsky, J.P., Brauer, D.K., Lascano, R.J., Gitz, D.C. 2020. Potential dryland cotton yield increases from management of selected soil physical and chemical properties associated with soil health. Meeting Abstract. 2020 Ogallala Summit and Joint meeting of the OAP and OA CAP grant. Presentation. Meeting was cancelled. Amarillo, TX. April 1-2, 2020.

Soil health in a changing climate: addressing challenges to maintain soil health in a semiarid region transitioning to dryland - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V. 2020. Soil health in a changing climate: addressing challenges to maintain soil health in a semiarid region transitioning to dryland . World Wide Web New Crops Center Purdue University Bulletin. Presentation. Cancelled due to Covid-19.

Saltation activity at the Morgenstern Dunes of West Texas Reprint Icon - (Other)
Stout, J.E. 2020. Saltation activity at the Morgenstern Dunes of West Texas. Mendeley Data. Version 1. http://dx.doi.org/10.17632/fsh74btrrb.1.

Native seed viability and cover crop considerations for rangeland restoration - (Abstract Only)
Slothower, B.M., Falk, T., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Acosta Martinez, V., West, D.B. 2020. Native seed viability and cover crop considerations for rangeland restoration. Meeting Abstract. Presentation. Corpus Christi, TX, February 13-15, 2020.

Analyzing seedbanks to determine the effectiveness of stock-piling topsoil and native grass seeding in disturbed areas in south Texas - (Abstract Only)
Golembiewski, D.A., Falk, T., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Acosta Martinez, V., West, D.B. 2020. Analyzing seedbanks to determine the effectiveness of stock-piling topsoil and native grass seeding in disturbed areas in south Texas. Meeting Abstract. Presentation. Corpus Christi, TX, February 13-15, 2020.

Resilience of the microbial communities of semi-arid agricultural soils during natural climatic variability events Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perez-Guzman, L., Acosta Martinez, V., Phillips, L.A., Mauget, S.A. 2020. Resilience of the microbial communities of semi-arid agricultural soils during natural climatic variability events. Applied Soil Ecology. 149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.103487.

Seasonal patterns of spring discharge at Silver Falls - (Abstract Only)
Stout, J.E. 2020. Seasonal patterns of spring discharge at Silver Falls, Crosby County, TX. AWRA Geospatial Water Technology Conference, March 23-26, 2020, Austin, TX. Texas Journal of Science. 72(1):Article 6.

Optimizing dryland crop management to regional climate. Part I: U.S. southern high plains cotton production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Marek, G.W., Adhikari, P., Leiker, G.R., Mahan, J.R., Payton, P.R., Ale, S. 2020. Optimizing dryland crop management to regional climate. Part I: U.S. southern high plains cotton production. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3:120. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00120.

Precision Agriculture: Water and Nutrient Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Ecosystem Services from Circular Buffer Strips of Perennial Grasses to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture in the U.S. Great Plains. - (Abstract Only)

Spatial and temporal patterns of heavy metal deposition resulting from a smelter in El Paso, Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Pelt, R.S., Shekhter, E.G., Barnes, M.A., Duke, S.E., Gill, T.E., Pannell, K.H. 2019. Spatial and temporal patterns of heavy metal deposition resulting from a smelter in El Paso, Texas. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gexplo.2019.106414.

Streamflow variations across the Andes (18°-55°S) during the instrumental era Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masiokas, M.H., Cara, L., Villaba,, R., Pitte,, P., Luckman, B.H., Toum, E., Christie, D.A., Le Quesne, C., Mauget, S.A. 2019. Streamflow variations across the Andes (18°-55°S) during the instrumental era. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 9:17879. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53981-x.

Assessing the role of interseeding alfalfa into grass on improving pasture soil health in semi-arid Texas High Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bandari, K., West, C., Acosta Martinez, V. 2020. Assessing the role of interseeding alfalfa into grass on improving pasture soil health in semi-arid Texas High Plains. Applied Soil Ecology. 147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.103399.

Sap flow measurements and cotton irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Lascano, R.J., Van Bavel, M.J., Baker, J.T. 2019. Sap flow measurements and cotton irrigation. International Workshop on Sap Flow. Presentation. Helsinki, Finland, October 5-11, 2019.

Evaluating multiple rice crop models for response to elevated temperature treatments in sunlit, controlled-environment chambers - (Abstract Only)
Boote, K., Baker, J.T., Li, T., Hasegawa, T., Yin, X., Zhu, Y., Allen, L.H., Adam, M., Bregaglio, S., Buis, S. 2019. Evaluating multiple rice crop models for response to elevated temperature treatments in sunlit, controlled-environment chambers. Agricultural Engineering International Conference. Presentation. Lake Garda, Gargnano, Italy, 22 -25 October 2019.

A portable and mobile rainfall simulator Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Stout, J.E., Goebel, T.S., Gitz, D.C. 2019. A portable and mobile rainfall simulator. Open Journal of Soil Science. 9:207-218. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojss.2019.910012.

Systematic error introduced into sorghum yield data: Does the multiseed (msd) trait increase sorghum seed yield? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Xin, Z., Lascano, R.J., Stout, J.E. 2019. Systematic error introduced into sorghum yield data: Does the multiseed (msd) trait increase sorghum seed yield? American Journal of Plant Sciences. 10:1503-1516. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2019.109106.

Next generation soil biological health indicators: Linking el-fame microbial markers with p-nitrophenol enzyme activities and functional gene qpcr - (Abstract Only)
Perez-Guzman, L., Phillips, L.A., Acosta Martinez, V. 2019. Next generation soil biological health indicators: Linking el-fame microbial markers with p-nitrophenol enzyme activities and functional gene qpcr. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Presentation. San Antonio, TX, November 10-13, 2019.

Linkages between the microbial component and organic matter pools in semiarid-sandy soils - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Burke, J., Lewis, K., Mikha, M.M., Perez-Guzman, L., Li, C., Moore-Kucera, J., Fultz, L. 2019. Linkages between the microbial component and organic matter pools in semiarid-sandy soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Establishing an on-farm model to build soil health and productivity and sustain local food production systems in west texas - (Abstract Only)
Edwards, B., Weindorf, D.C., Deb, S.K., Bakr, N., Slaughter, L.C., Acosta Martinez, V. 2019. Establishing an on-farm model to build soil health and productivity and sustain local food production systems in west texas. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Soil microbial community response to long-term cover crop use in dryland systems of the central great plains - (Abstract Only)
Marte De Jesus, D., Obour, A.K., Slaughter, L.C., Acosta Martinez, V., Holman, J., Vandeveer, M. 2019. Soil microbial community response to long-term cover crop use in dryland systems of the central great plains. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Assessing spatial pattern of soil microbial community at landscape scale for precision soil management - (Abstract Only)
Neupane, J., Guo, W., Acosta Martinez, V., Zhang, F., Lin, Z., Cano, A. 2019. Assessing spatial pattern of soil microbial community at landscape scale for precision soil management. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Soil microbial response to long-term management practices in cotton systems of the texas southern high plains - (Abstract Only)
Petermann, B.J., Lewis, K., Acosta Martinez, V., Sharma, J., Steffan, J.J., Slaughter, L.C. 2019. Soil microbial response to long-term management practices in cotton systems of the texas southern high plains. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

What role can soil stewardship play in improving water use efficiency and help with climate change mitigation? - (Abstract Only)
Rice, C.W., Sarto, M., Cano, A., Acosta Martinez, V., Schipanski, M.E. 2019. What role can soil stewardship play in improving water use efficiency and help with climate change mitigation?. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Soil microbial ecosystem dynamics of semi-arid wetlands under differing land-use - (Abstract Only)
Riley, M., Acosta Martinez, V., Coldren, C., Rainwater, K., Slaughter, L.C. 2019. Soil microbial ecosystem dynamics of semi-arid wetlands under differing land-use. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 1.

Next generation soil biological health indicators: Linking EL-FAME microbial markers with p-nitrophenol enzyme activities and functional gene qPCR - (Abstract Only)
Perez-Guzman, L., Phillips, L.A., Acosta Martinez, V. 2019. Next generation soil biological health indicators: Linking EL-FAME microbial markers with p-nitrophenol enzyme activities and functional gene qPCR. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Presentation. San Antonio, TX, November 13-13, 2019.

Simultaneous determination of ß-glucosidase, ß-glucosaminidase, acid phosphomonoesterase, and arylsulfatase in a soil sample for a single biogeochemical index - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Perez-Guzman, L., Johnson, J.M. 2019. Simultaneous determination of ß-glucosidase, ß-glucosaminidase, acid phosphomonoesterase, and arylsulfatase in a soil sample for a single biogeochemical index. Meeting Abstract. Presentation. Sacramento, CA, July 16-18, 2019.

Soil seed bank dynamics in rangelands with increasing invastion of heteropogon contortus or eragrostis lehmann - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grace, J., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Stanko, R., Acosta Martinez, V., Ortega-Santos, A., Wester, D. 2019. Soil seed bank dynamics in rangelands with increasing invastion of heteropogon contortus or eragrostis lehmann. Journal of Arid Environments. online.

Ogallala water cap resource guide series-soil health - (Research Technical Update)
Acosta Martinez, V., Bhandari, K., Ghimire, R., Schipanski, M., Nunez, A. 2019. Ogallala water cap resource guide series-soil health. Scientific and Technical Review. 2:1-4.

Dust emission from crusted surfaces: Insights from field measurements and modelling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klose, M., Gill, T.E., Etyemezian, V., Nikolich, G., Zadeh, Z.G., Webb, N.P., Van Pelt, R.S. 2019. Dust emission from crusted surfaces: Insights from field measurements and modelling. Aeolian Research. 1875-9637. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2019.05.001.

Soil organic matter and microbial community responses to semiarid croplands and grasslands management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghimire, R., Thapa, V.R., Cano, A., Acosta Martinez, V. 2019. Soil organic matter and microbial community responses to semiarid croplands and grasslands management. Applied Soil Ecology. 141:30-37.

Simultaneous determination of ß-glucosidase, ß-glucosaminidase, acid phosphomonoesterase, and arylsulfatase in a soil sample for a biogeochemical cycling index. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Perez-Guzman, L., Johnson, J.M. 2019. Simultaneous determination of ß-glucosidase, ß-glucosaminidase, acid phosphomonoesterase, and arylsulfatase in a soil sample for a biogeochemical cycling index. Applied Soil Ecology. 142:72-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.05.001.

Planting date effects on cotton lint yield and fiber quality in the U.S. Southern High Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Ulloa, M., Dever, J. 2019. Planting date effects on cotton lint yield and fiber quality in the U.S. Southern High Plains. Agriculture. 9(4):82. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture9040082.

Seasonal water-level perturbations beneath the high plains of the Llano Estacado Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, J.E. 2018. Seasonal water-level perturbations beneath the high plains of the Llano Estacado. Journal of Hydrology. 18:1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrh.2018.04.009.

On the observed inverse relationship between rainfall amount and dissolved mineral content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, J.E. 2019. On the observed inverse relationship between rainfall amount and dissolved mineral content. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 20:1235-1240. https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-18-0204.1.

Investigating the specificity of thiourea host molecules for inorganic phosphate - (Abstract Only)

Soil microbial community size and composition changes along a tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) gradient in a semiarid region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grace, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Rideout-Hazak, S., Stanko, R., Ortega, A., Wester, D. 2019. Soil microbial community size and composition changes along a tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) gradient in a semiarid region. Applied Soil Ecology. 138:37-46.

Rainwater use by cotton under subsurface drip and center pivot irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goebel, T.S., Lascano, R.J. 2019. Rainwater use by cotton under subsurface drip and center pivot irrigation.. Agricultural Water Management. 215(C):1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.12.027.

Analysis of grain size distribution through image analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Payton, P.R., Xin, Z., Lascano, R.J. 2018. Analysis of grain size distribution through image analysis. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:2339-2346.

Over-expression of tomato fructokinase (LeFRK1) in cotton enhances yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukherjee, T., Gitz, D.C., Payton, P.R., Kanayama, Y., Granot, D., Holaday, S. 2018. Over-expression of tomato fructokinase (LeFRK1) in cotton enhances yield. Journal of Cotton Science. 22:183-190.

Determination of four enzyme activities simultaneously for a soil health-biogeochemical index - (Abstract Only)
Perez-Guzman, L., Acosta Martinez, V., Johnson, J.M. 2019. Determination of four enzyme activities simultaneously for a soil health-biogeochemical index. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Presentation.

Soil health indicators as affected by diverse forage species and mixtures in semi-arid pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhandari, K., West, C.P., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Cano, A. 2018. Soil health indicators as affected by diverse forage species and mixtures in semi-arid pastures. Applied Soil Ecology. 132:179-186.

A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as soil health indicators for microbial community composition - (Abstract Only)
Cano, A., Li, C., Acosta Martinez, V., Veum, K.S., Moore-Kucera, J. 2018. A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as soil health indicators for microbial community composition. Meeting Abstract. Poster #1.

Microbial community composition and enzymes of a forest ecosystem in Alabama: Initial response to thinning and burning management selections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ntoko, F., Gardner, T., Senwo, Z., Acosta Martinez, V. 2018. Microbial community composition and enzymes of a forest ecosystem in Alabama: Initial response to thinning and burning management selections. Journal of Forestry. Journal of Forestry, 2018, 8, 328-343.

Advanced modeling of soil biological properties using visible near infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weindorf, D.C., Chakraborty, S., Moore-Kucera, J., Bin, L., Fultz, L., Acosta Martinez, V., Chenhui, L. 2018. Advanced modeling of soil biological properties using visible near infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. International Journal of Bioresource Science. 5/1-20. https://doi.org/10.30954/2347-9655.01.2018.1.

Soil Health and the Microbial Community: Resilience and Delivering Services in a Shifting Climate - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V. 2018. Soil Health and the Microbial Community: Resilience and Delivering Services in a Shifting Climate. World Congress of Soil Science. none.

An approach to determine multiple enzyme activities in the same soil sample for soil health-biogeochemical indexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Changes in soil microbial community under a 28-year conservation reserve program in the semi-arid grasslands - (Abstract Only)
Li, C., Kucera, J.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Fultz, L.M. 2017. Changes in soil microbial community under a 28-year conservation reserve program in the semi-arid grasslands. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Poster #1454.

Arthropod and soil microbial community size and composition of native and introduced pastures - (Abstract Only)
Bhandari, K., West, C.P., Longing, S.B., Acosta Martinez, V. 2017. Arthropod and soil microbial community size and composition of native and introduced pastures. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Poster #1004.

Relationship between microbial community composition, soil physicochemical properties and cotton yields at a field scale - (Abstract Only)
Guo, W., Acosta Martinez, V., Cano, A., Neupane, J., Raihan, A., Lin, Z. 2017. Relationship between microbial community composition, soil physicochemical properties and cotton yields at a field scale. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Poster #1118.

Strengthening the science of soil health through standardized indicator methods - (Abstract Only)
Stott, D.E., Kucera, J.M., Smith, B.R., Moebius-Clune, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Franzluebbers, A.J., Wills, S.A. 2017. Strengthening the science of soil health through standardized indicator methods. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Presented on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9:05 am. Tampa Convention Center, Room 9.

Soil enzyme activities¿as indicators of soil health in¿long-term crp and crp converted to cropland - (Abstract Only)
Li, C., Kucera, J.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Fultz, L.M. 2017. Soil enzyme activities as indicators of soil health in long-term CRP and CRP converted to cropland. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Presented on Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:05 am. Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 4.

A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as a soil health indicator for microbial community composition - (Abstract Only)
Cano, A., Kucera, J.M., Acosta Martinez, V. 2017. A comparison between fatty acid methyl ester profiling methods as a soil health indicator for microbial community composition. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Poster #1130.

Measuring multiple enzyme activities in one sample as soil health indicators of biogeochemical cycling - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cano, A., Johnson, J.M. 2017. Measuring multiple enzyme activities in one sample as soil health indicators of biogeochemical cycling. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, October 22-25, 2017. Poster #1509.

Ground robotic measurement of aeolian processes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qian, F., Jerolmack, D., Lancaster, N., Nickolich, G., Reverdy, P., Roberts, S., Shipley, T., Van Pelt, R.S., Zoebeck, T.M., Koditschek, D.E. 2017. Ground robotic measurement of aeolian processes. Aeolian Research. 27:1-11.