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Research Project: Developing Strategies for Resilient and Sustainable Crop, Water, and Soil Management in Semi-Arid Environments

Location: Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research

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

Ester-linked fatty acid methyl esters respond to soil conservation management in a multi-regional study across the United States - (Abstract Only)

Conservative management practices and climatic variability interactions on soil biological health in semiarid regions - (Abstract Only)

Wind erodibility and particulate matter emissions from of salt-affected soils: The case of air dry soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Wind erodibility and particulate matter emissions of dry salt-affected soils under diverse atmospheric humidity conditions Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Khatei, G., Rinaldo, T., Van Pelt, R.S., D'Odorico, P., Ravi, S. 2024. Wind erodibility and particulate matter emissions of dry salt-affected soils under diverse atmospheric humidity conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 129(1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2023JD039576.

A comparison on soil conservation management effects on biological soil fertility across a climate gradient in the Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Roper Iii, W.R., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore, J.M., Mikha, M.M., Manter, D.K., Stewart, C.E., Lehman, R.M., Liebig, M.A., Jin, V.L. 2024. A comparison on soil conservation management effects on biological soil fertility across a climate gradient in the Great Plains. Proceedings Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference.

Mechanisms of cover crop-mediated soil carbon storage in a semi-arid irrigated cropping system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acharya, P., Ghimire, R., Acosta Martinez, V. 2023. Mechanisms of cover crop-mediated soil carbon storage in a semi-arid irrigated cropping system. Geoderma. 361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2023.108813.

Response of soil microbial communities to different cover crops options for semi-arid regions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogunleye, A., Thapa, V.R., Aryal, D., Acosta Martinez, V., Ghimire, R. 2023. Response of soil microbial communities to different cover crops options for semi-arid regions. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. 8(2). https://doi.org/10.1002/ael2.20118.

Tracing spatial and temporal dynamics of post-fire sediment transport and redistribution using multiple rare earth element tracers: Insights into grassland management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burger, W., Van Pelt, R.S., Grandstaff, D., Wang, G., Sankey, T.T., Li, J., Sankey, J.B., Ravi, S. 2023. Tracing spatial and temporal dynamics of post-fire sediment transport and redistribution using multiple rare earth element tracers: Insights into grassland management. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 128(11). https://doi.org/10.1029/2023JF007274.

Evaluation of a wireless solar powered personal weather station Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lascano, R.J., Goebel, T.S., Gitz, D.C., Stout, J.E. 2024. Evaluation of a wireless solar powered personal weather station. Agricultural Sciences. 15(1). https://doi.org/10.4236/as.2024.151003.

Soil health assessment to evaluate conservation practices in semi-arid cotton systems at producer sites scale Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Slaughter, L., Ghimire, R., Roper Iii, W.R. 2023. Soil health assessment to evaluate conservation practices in semi-arid cotton systems at producer sites scale. Agronomy Journal. 7(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems7030072.

Microbial community composition response to soil management across climates - (Abstract Only)
Roper Iii, W.R., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore, J.M., Ducey, T.F., Dungan, R.S., Durso, L.M., Gollany, H.T., Jin, V.L., Johnson, J.M., Fischel, M.H., Maul, J.E., Reardon, C.L., Mikha, M.M., Lehman, R.M., Franco Jr, J.G., Manter, D.K., Liebig, M.A., Veum, K.S., Hale, L.E., Emmett, B.D., Trippe, K.M., Stewart, C.E. 2023. Microbial community composition response to soil management across climates. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.

Identifying soil health indicators linked to essential functions for water limited regions - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Roper Iii, W.R., Escamilla, E. 2023. Identifying soil health indicators linked to essential functions for water limited regions. Ecological Society of America (ESA).

Soil health assessment and management framework for water-limited environments: Examples from the Great Plains of the USA Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Ghimire, R., Thapa, V.R., Acosta Martinez, V., Schipanski, M., Shukla, M.K., Angadi, S.V., Fonte, S., Mikha, M.M., Slaughter, L. 2023. Soil health assessment and management framework for water-limited environments: Examples from the Great Plains of the USA. Soil Systems. 7(1). Article e22. https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems7010022.

Evaluation of growth-stage-based variable deficit irrigation strategies for cotton production in the Texas High Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Himanshu, S.K., Ale, S., Bell, J., Fan, Y., Samanta, S., Bordovsky, J., Gitz, D.C., Lascano, R.J., Brauer, D.K. 2023. Evaluation of growth-stage-based variable deficit irrigation strategies for cotton production in the Texas High Plains. Agricultural Water Management. 280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2023.108222.

Modeling management of continuous dryland cotton with an intervening winter wheat cover crop in a semiarid climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauget, S.A., Himanshuu, S., Goebel, T.S., Ale, S., Payton, P.R., Lewis, K., Baumhardt, R.L. 2022. Modeling management of continuous dryland cotton with an intervening winter wheat cover crop in a semiarid climate. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2022.1043647.

Applying wind erosion and air dispersion models to characterize dust hazard to highway safety at Lordsburg Playa, New Mexico, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eibedingil, I.G., Gill, T.E., Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Li, J., Li, W. 2022. Applying wind erosion and air dispersion models to characterize dust hazard to highway safety at Lordsburg Playa, New Mexico, USA. Atmosphere. 13(10). https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13101646.

Stable carbon isotope discrimination of cotton burrs and seeds as a season-long integrator of crop water stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitz, D.C., Baker, J.T., Lascano, R.J. 2022. Stable carbon isotope discrimination of cotton burrs and seeds as a season-long integrator of crop water stress. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 13. Article 12. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2022.1312099.

Influence of legume inclusion on greenhouse gas emissions from pasture systems in the southern high plains of Texas - (Other)
Arora, R., Slaughter, L.C., West, C.P., Deb, S.K., Acosta Martinez, V. 2022. Influence of legume inclusion on greenhouse gas emissions from pasture systems in the southern high plains of Texas. SPSS Student Research Symposium.

Map of the llano estacado of north america Reprint Icon - (Other)
Stout, J.E., Hodge, B.F. 2022. Map of the llano estacado of north america. Mendeley Data. 1. https://doi.org/10.17632/7yr6ktj7gk.1.