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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Louis S Saporito (Lou)
Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research
Soil Scientist

Phone: (814) 865-6622
Fax: (814) 863-0935
CURTIN ROAD, BUILDING 3702
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA, 16802-3702


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Phosphorus leaching from agricultural soils of the Delmarva Peninsula, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Sep-14)
A protocol for conducting rainfall simulation to study soil runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kibet, L.C., Saporito, L.S., Allen, A.L., May, E.B., Kleinman, P.J., Hashem, F.M., Bryant, R.B. 2014. A protocol for conducting rainfall simulation to study soil runoff. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (86), e51664, doi:10.3791/51664.
Fate and surface transport of urea in a coastal plain soil: a rainfall simulation study - (Abstract Only)
Kibet, L.C., Bryant, R.B., Allen, A.L., Hashem, F.M., Kleinman, P.J., Tzilkowski, S., Saporito, L.S., May, E. 2013. Fate and surface transport of urea in a Coastal Plain soil: a rainfall simulation study. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 214-1.
Transport of dissolved trace elements in surface runoff and leachate from a coastal plain soil after poultry litter application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kibet, L.C., Allen, A.L., Church, C., Kleinman, P.J., Feyereisen, G.W., Saporito, L.S., Hashem, F., May, E.B., Way, T.R. 2013. Transport of dissolved trace elements in surface runoff and leachate from a coastal plain soil after poultry litter application. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(3):212-220.
Managing manure for sustainable livestock production in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P., Saacke Blunk, K., Bryant, R.B., Saporito, L.S., Beegle, D., Czymmek, K., Ketterings, Q., Sims, T., Shortle, J., Mcgrath, J., Coale, F., Dubin, M., Dostie, D., Maguire, R., Meinen, R., Allen, A., O'Neill, K., Garber, L., Davis, M., Clark, B., Sellner, K., Smith, M.C. 2012. Managing manure for sustainable livestock production in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67:54A-61A. DOI: 10.2489/jswc.67.2.54A.
Using flue gas desulfurization gypsum to remove dissolved phosphorus from agricultural drainage waters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bryant, R.B., Buda, A.R., Kleinman, P.J., Church, C., Saporito, L.S., Folmar, G.J., Bose, S., Allen, A.L. 2012. Using flue gas desulfurization gypsum to remove dissolved phosphorus from agricultural drainage waters. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(3):664-671. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2011.0294.
Assessing the impact of manure application method on runoff phosphorus using controlled and natural rainfall - (Proceedings)
Veith, T.L., Kleinman, P.J.A., Shigaki, F., Saporito, L.S., Beegle, D. 2011. Assessing the impact of manure application method on runoff phosphorus using controlled and natural rainfall. In: International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage Alaska. Paper No. 11074. CDROM.
Effect of dairy manure slurry application in a no-till system on phosphorus runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, K.N., Kleinman, P.J.A., Beegle, D., Elliott, H., Saporito, L.S. 2011. Effect of dairy manure slurry application in a no-till system on phosphorus runoff. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10705-011-9422-8.
Subsurface application of poultry litter in pasture and no-till soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pote, D.H., Way, T.R., Kleinman, P.J., Moore Jr, P.A., Meisinger, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Saporito, L.S., Allen, A.L., Feyereisen, G.W. 2011. Subsurface application of poultry litter in pasture and no-till soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:402-411.
Phosphorus runoff losses from a no-till coastal plain soil with surface and subsurface-applied poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kibet, L.C., Allen, A.L., Kleinman, P.J.A., Feyereisen, G.W., Church, C., Saporito, L.S., Way, T.R. 2011. Phosphorus runoff losses from a no-till coastal plain soil with surface and subsurface-applied poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:412-420. DOI: 10/2134/jeq2010.0161.
Occurrence of arsenic and phosphorus in ditch flow from litter-amended soils and barn areas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Church, C., Kleinman, P.J.A., Bryant, R.B., Saporito, L.S., Allen, A.L. 2010. Occurrence of arsenic and phosphorus in ditch flow from litter-amended soils and barn areas. Journal of Environmental Quality. Available: https://www.soils.org/files/publications/jeq/abstracts/39-6/q09-0210-abstract.pdf.
Effect of direct incorporation of poultry litter on phosphorus leaching from coastal plain soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feyereisen, G.W., Kleinman, P.J., Folmar, G.J., Saporito, L.S., Way, T.R., Church, C., Allen, A.L. 2010. Effect of direct incorporation of poultry litter on phosphorus leaching from coastal plain soils. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 65(4):243-251.
Mixing rare earth elements with manures to control phosphorus loss in runoff and track manure fate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buda, A.R., Church, C., Kleinman, P.J., Saporito, L.S., Moyer, B.G., Tao, L. 2010. Using Rare Earth Elements to Control Phosphorus and Track Manure Runoff. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1028-1035.
A Phosphorus Transport Study: Influence of Poultry Litter Application Method on Leaching - (Abstract Only)
Feyereisen, G.W., Kleinman, P.J., Folmar, G.J., Saporito, L.S., Allen, A.L. 2010. A Phosphorus Transport Study: Influence of Poultry Litter Application Method on Leaching [abstract]. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Paper No. 1009193.
Occurrence of arsenic and phosphorus in ditch flow from litter-amended soils and barn areas Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Church, C., Kleinman, P.J.A., Bryant, R.B., Saporito, L.S., Allen, A. L. 2009. Occurrence of arsenic and phosphorus in ditch flow from litter-amended soils and barn areas [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society. p.88.
Long-term Watershed Database for the Ridge and Valley Physiographic Province: Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, USA Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Feyereisen, G.W., Bryant, R.B., Kleinman, P.J., Veith, T. L., Schmidt, J.P., Buda, A. R., Folmar, G.J., Saporito, L.S. 2009. Long-term Watershed Database for the Ridge and Valley Physiographic Province: Mahantango Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, USA [abstract}. Soil and Water Conservation Society Proceedings. p. 86.
Application of manure to no-till soils: Phosphorus losses by sub-surface and surface pathways - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Sharpley, A.N., Saporito, L.S., Buda, A.R., Bryant, R.B. 2009. Application of manure to no-till soils: Phosphorus losses by sub-surface and surface pathways. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 84:215-227. Available: http://www.springerlink.com/content/ll431535j5563388/fulltext.html
Assessing Manure Management Strategies Through Small-Plot Research and Whole-Farm Modeling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, A.M., Veith, T.L., Kleinman, P.J.A., Rotz, C.A., Saporito, L.S. 2008. Assessing manure management strategies through small-plot research and whole-farm modeling. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(4):204-211.
Selection of a Water Extractable Phosphorus Test for Manures and Biosolids As An Indicator of Runoff Loss Potential Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Sullivan, D., Wolf, A., Brandt, R., Dou, Z., Elliott, H., Kovar, J.L., Leytem, A.B., Maguire, R., Moore Jr, P.A., Sharpley, A.N., Shober, A., Sims, T., Toth, J., Toor, G., Zhang, H., Zhang, T., Saporito, L.S. 2007. Selection of a Water-Extractable Phosphorus Test for Manures and Biosolids as an Indicator of Runoff Loss Potential. Journal of Environmental Quality. 36(5):1357-1367.
Dynamics of phosphorus transfers from heavily manured coastal plain soils to drainage ditches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Allen, A.L., Needelman, B.A., Sharpley, A.N., Vadas, P.A., Saporito, L.S., Folmar, G.J., Bryant, R.B. 2007. Dynamics of phosphorus transfers from heavily manured coastal plain soils to drainage ditches. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 62(4):225-234.
Effect of Gypsum Application Level to Grass Pasture, Grass Hay, and Corn Silage on Fermentation by Rumen Microorganisms in Continuous Culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Saporito, L.S., Stout, W.L. 2006. Effect of gypsum application level to grass pasture, grass hay, and corn silage on fermentation by rumen microorganisms in continuous culture. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 132:331-340.
Water Extractable Phosphorus: Sources and Amounts - (Popular Publication)
Kleinman, P.J.A., Wolf, A.M., Sharpley, A.N., Beegle, D.B., Saporito, L.S. 2006. Water extractable phosphorus: sources and amounts. CSA News. 2:43-46
Monitoring Phosphorus Transport in a Ditch-Drained Farming System - (Abstract Only)
Kleinman, P.J., Allen, A., Sharpley, A.N., Saporito, L.S., Needelman, B. 2005. Monitoring phosphorus transport in a ditch-drained farming system [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. P7439.
Effect of Cover Crops Established at Time of Corn Planting on Phosphorus Runoff from Soils Before and after Dairy Manure Application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J.A., Salon, P., Sharpley, A.N., Saporito, L.S. 2005. Effect of cover crops established at time of corn planting on phosphorus runoff from soils before and after dairy manure application. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 60(6):311-322.
Runoff Transport of Fecal Coliforms and Phosphorous Released from Manure in Grass Buffer Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, W.L., Pachepsky, Y.A., Shelton, D.R., Sadeghi, A.M., Saporito, L.S., Sharpley, A.N. 2005. Runoff transport of fecal coliforms and phosphorous released from manure in grass buffer conditions. Letters in Applied Microbiology. (41):230-234.
Survey of Water Extractable Phosphorus in Livestock Manures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Wolf, A.M., Sharpley, A.N., Beegle, D.B., Saporito, L.S. 2005. Survey of water extractable phosphorus in livestock manures. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 69:701-708.
Changing from N to P-Based Manure Management Can Decrease Soil and Runoff P - (Abstract Only)
Sharpley, A.N., Allen, A., Kleinman, P.J.A., Saporito, L.S., Stout, W.L. 2004. Changing from N- to P-based manure management can decrease soil and runoff P[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. 3708.
Effect of Incorporating and Broadcasting Dairy Manure on Phosphorus in Overland and Sub-Surface Flow - (Abstract Only)
Kleinman, P.J.A., Sharpley, A.N., Saporito, L.S. 2004. Effect of incorporating and broadcasting dairy manure on phosphorus in overland and sub-surface flow[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper #3707.
The Effect of Phosphorus and Nitrogen-Based Manure Management on Soil and Runoff Phosphorus - (Abstract Only)
Sharpley, A.N., Allen, A., Kleinman, P.J.A;, Saporito, L.S., Stout, W.L. 2004. The effect of phosphorus- and nitrogen-based manure management on soil and runoff phosphorus. Meeting Abstract. In: Proceedings of the 12th National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop: Managing Nutrient Inputs and Exports in the Rural Landscape, September 26-30, 2004, Ocean City, Maryland. p. 26.
Evaluating the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Field Phosphorus and Potassium Balances on a Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saporito, L.S., Lanyon, L.E. 2004. Evaluating the spatial and temporal dynamics of field phosphorus and potassium balances on a mixed crop and livestock farm. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 69(1):85-94.
Evaluating the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Field Phosphorus and Potassium Balances on a Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saporito, L.S., Lanyon, L.E. 2004. Evaluating the spatial and temporal dynamics of field phosphorus and potassium balances on a mixed crop and livestock farm. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 69(1):85-94.
Evaluating the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Field Phosphorus and Potassium Balances on a Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saporito, L.S., Lanyon, L.E. 2004. Evaluating the spatial and temporal dynamics of field phosphorus and potassium balances on a mixed crop and livestock farm. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 69(1):85-94.
Evaluating the Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Field Phosphorus and Potassium Balances on a Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saporito, L.S., Lanyon, L.E. 2004. Evaluating the spatial and temporal dynamics of field phosphorus and potassium balances on a mixed crop and livestock farm. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 69(1):85-94.
Evaluating Environmental and Economic Impacts of a Grass-Based Dairy Farm in Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, W.L., Winsten, J.R., Petrucci, B., Sanderson, M.A., Saporito, L.S. 2004. Evaluating environmental and economic impacts of a grass-based dairy farm in pennsylvania. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture. 18(3):388-397.
Controling P in Runoff with Industrial Byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Saporito, L.S., Stout, W.L. 2002. Controling P in runoff with industrial byproducts [Abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. 2232.
Sequestering Manure N with Synthetic Zeolites - (Abstract Only)
Stout, W.L., Grtuzek, M.W., Golden, D., Saporito, L.S. 2002. Sequestering manure N with synthetic zeolites [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. 2335.
Evaluating Nitrogen Options for Reducing Nitrate Leaching from Northeast U.S. Pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stout, W.L., Delahoy, J.E., Muller, L.D., Saporito, L.S. 2001. Evaluating nitrogen options for reducing nitrate leaching from northeast u.s. pastures. The Scientific World. 1(s2):887-891.
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