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Veronica Acosta-Martinez
Wind Erosion and Water Conservation Research
Soil Scientist

Phone: (806) 749-5560 ext. 5233
Fax: (806) 723-5272
3810 4TH STREET
LUBBOCK, TX, 79417

Projects
SUSTAINABLE AGRO-ECOSYSTEMS THAT CONTROL SOIL EROSION AND ENHANCE THE ENVIRONMENT
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 421694
IMPROVING WATER PRODUCTIVITY AND NEW WATER MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES TO SUSTAIN RURAL ECONOMIES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422661
MANAGING AND MODELING DEFICIT IRRIGATION AND LIMITED RAINFALL FOR CROP PRODUCTION IN SEMI-ARID REGIONS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422697
SOIL MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES: KEY INDICATORS OF SOIL C
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423120

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Soil microbial communities and metabolic function of a Northern Alabama forest ecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Ntoko, F., Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Senwo, Z. 2014. Soil microbial communities and metabolic function of a Northern Alabama forest ecosystem[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. November 3-6, 2014, Tampa, FL. Paper No. 82208.
Soil C dynamics in a 26-year CRP chronosequence on an Amarillo fine sandy loam - (Abstract Only)
Fultz, L., Kakarla, M., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J.C., Horita, J., Calderon, F.J. 2014. Soil C dynamics in a 26-year CRP chronosequence on an Amarillo fine sandy loam[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 3-6, 2014, Tampa, Florida. Paper No. 78611.
Using fourier-transform mid-infrared spectroscopy to distinguish soil organic matter composition dynamics in aggregate fractions of two agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Sep-14)
Sustainable sorghum cropping systems for flexible forage/bio-energy use under limited irrigation - (Proceedings)
Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Sattler, S.E., Moore-Kucera, J. 2014. Sustainable sorghum cropping systems for flexible forage/bio-energy use under limited irrigation. Proceedings of the Ogallala Aquifer - Steps to Sustainability. p. 8.
Effects of Tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) invasion on ecosystem processes in the Texas Coastal Sandsheet - (Abstract Only)
Grace, J.L., Wester, D.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Ortega-Sanchez, A. 2014. Effects of Tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) invasion on ecosystem processes in the Texas Coastal Sandsheet[abstract]. Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society. February 29-22, 2014, Austin, TX.
Soil microbial characteristics and seed bank dynamics of stock-piled top soils in ther western Rio Grande Plains - (Abstract Only)
Coston, M.C., Wester, D., Acosta Martinez, V., Smith, F.S., Maywald, P., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Blankenship, T. 2014. Soil microbial characteristics and seed bank dynamics of stock-piled top soils in ther western Rio Grande Plains[abstract]. The Wildlife Society, Texas Chapter. February 19-22, 2014, Austin, TX.
Soil microbial community response to corn stover harvesting under rain-fed, no-till conditions at multiple U.S. locations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lehman, R.M., Ducey, T.F., Jin, V.L., Acosta Martinez, V., Ahlschwede, C.M., Jeske, E.S., Drijber, R.A., Cantrell, K.B., Frederick, J.R., Borkowski, D.M., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Varvel, G.E. 2014. Soil microbial community response to corn stover harvesting under rain-fed, no-till conditions at multiple U.S. locations. BioEnergy Research. 7:540-550.
Enzyme Activity Dynamics in Response to Climate Change: 2011 Drought-Heat Wave - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-13)
Influence of a Commercial Fertilizer and Tropic Sunn (Crotalaria juncea) as a Cover Crop on Soil Microbial Communities Under Organic Sweet Pepper Produciton in Puerto Rico - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-13)
Soil microbial community structure and functionality during grassland restoration in the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Kakarla, M., Fultz, L., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J.C., Moore-Kucera, J. 2013. Soil microbial community structure and functionality during grassland restoration in the Texas High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, November 3-6, 2013, Tampa, Florida. Paper No. 78881.
Linking Soil Microbial Ecology to Ecosystem Functioning in Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-13)
Effects of Tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) invasion on ecosystem processes in the Texas Coastal Sandsheet - (Abstract Only)
Grace, J.L., Wester, D.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Rideout-Hanzak, S., Ortega, J.A. 2013. Effects of Tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus) invasion on ecosystem processes in the Texas Coastal Sandsheet[abstract]. Texas Society for Ecological Restoration. November 1-2, 2013, Junction, TX.
Soil enzyme activities during the 2011 Texas record drought/heat wave and implications to biogeochemical cycling and organic matter dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J., Cotton, J.E., Wester, D. 2014. Soil enzyme activities during the 2011 Texas record drought/heat wave and implications to biogeochemical cycling and organic matter dynamics. Applied Soil Ecology. 75:43-51.
Organic carbon dynamics and soil stability in five semiarid agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fultz, L.M., Moore-Kucera, J., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Allen, V. 2013. Organic carbon dynamics and soil stability in five semiarid agroecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 181(1):231-240.
Soil Enzyme Activities, Microbial Communities and Carbon and Nitrogen Availability in Organic Agroecosystems Across an Intensively-Managed Agricultural Landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowles, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Calderon, F.J., Jackson, L.E. 2014. Soil enzyme activities, microbial communities and carbon and nitrogen availability in organic agroecosystems across an intensively-managed agricultural landscape. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 68:252-262.
Soil Enzyme Activities as Affected by Manure Types, Application Rates and Management Practices - (Book / Chapter)
Acosta Martinez, V., Waldrip, H. 2014. Soil enzyme activities as affected by manure types, application rates and management practices. In: He, Z. and Zhang, H., editors. Applied Manure and Nutrient Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. p. 99-122.
Phoshatase activities and their effects on phosphorus availability in soils amended with livestock manures - (Book / Chapter)
Waldrip, H., Acosta Martinez, V. 2014. Phoshatase activities and their effects on phosphorus availability in soils amended with livestock manures. In: He, Z., Zhang, H., editors. Applied Manure and Nutrient Chemistry for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment. New York, NY: Springer Science+Media Dordrecht. p. 123-140.
Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning - (Proceedings)
Cotton, J.E., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B., Moore-Kucera, J. 2013. Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p.21-22.
Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions - (Proceedings)
Cotton, J.E., Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J. 2013. Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions. 2013 Sorghum Improvement Conference of North America, August 28-30, 2013, Lubbock, Texas. p. 20-21.
An evaluation of the impact of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on soil microbial community structure and functional diversity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shrestha, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cox, S., Li, S., Canas, J. 2013. An evaluation of the impact of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on soil microbial community structure and functional diversity. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 261:188-197.
Aggregate Carbon Pools after 13 Years of Integrated Crop-Livestock Management in Semiarid Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fultz, L.M., Moore-Kucera, J., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Allen, V. 2013. Aggregate carbon pools after 13 years of integrated crop-livestock management in semiarid soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(5):1659-1666.
Sorghum bioenergy cropping systems: production potential and early indications of soil benefits under limited water - (Proceedings)
Burow, G.B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E. 2013. Sorghum bioenergy cropping systems: production potential and early indications of soil benefits under limited water. Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. PS0801.
Crop and soil responses to using corn stover as a bioenergy feedstock: Observations from the Northern US Corn Belt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Cambardella, C.A., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Crop and soil responses to using corn stover as a bioenergy feedstock: Observations from the Northern US Corn Belt. Agriculture. 3:72-89.
Soil Fungal Distribution and Functionality as Affected by Grazing and Vegetation Components of Integrated Crop-Livestock Agroecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davinic, M., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Allen, V.G., Zak, J. 2013. Soil fungal distribution and functionality as affected by grazing and vegetation components of integrated crop-livestock agroecosystems. Applied Soil Ecology. 66:61-70.
Microbial Community Composition and Functionality As Affected by An Integrated Crop-Livestock System Compared to Continuous Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Microbial Community Composition and Functionality As Affected by An Integrated Crop-Livestock System Compared to Continuous Cotton[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 175-2.
Methods to Link Microorganisms to Their Ecosytem Services - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Methods to Link Microorganisms to Their Ecosytem Services[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 274-2.
Soil Ecosystem Recovery Should Be Quantifiable - (Abstract Only)
Fitzpatrick, C., Deng, S., Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Soil Ecosystem Recovery Should Be Quantifiable[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 147-11.
Impacts of an integrated crop-livestock system on soil properties to enhance precipitation capture - (Abstract Only) - (21-Oct-12)
Impacts of an integrated crop-livestock system on soil properties to enhance precipitation capture - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Faubion, D., Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Impacts of an integrated crop-livestock system on soil properties to enhance precipitation capture[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. October 21-25, 2012. Cincinnati, OH. Paper No. 175-3.
Soil property effects on wind erosion of organic soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2013. Soil property effects on wind erosion of organic soils. Aeolian Research. 10(1):43-51.
Field wind tunnel testing of two silt loam soils on the North American Central High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Pelt, R.S., Baddock, M.C., Zobeck, T.M., Schlegel, A.J., Vigil, M.F., Acosta Martinez, V. 2013. Field wind tunnel testing of two silt loam soils on the North American Central High Plains. Aeolian Research. 10(1):53-59.
Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burow, G.B., Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2012. Biomass and cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under limited water conditions. BioEnergy Research. 6(2):711-718.
Early Changes Due to Sorghum Biofuel Cropping Systems in Soil Microbial Communities and Metabolic Functioning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2013. Early changes due to sorghum biofuel cropping systems in soil microbial communities and metabolic functioning. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 49(4):403-413.
Integrating cotton and beef production to reduce water withdrawal from the Ogallala Aquifer in the Southern High Plains: I. Ten-years of effect on water use and productivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, V.G., Brown, C.P., Kellison, R., Green, P., Zilverberg, C.J., Johnson, P., Weinheimer, J., Wheeler, T., Segarra, E., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Conkwright, J.C. 2012. Integrating cotton and beef production to reduce water withdrawal from the Ogallala Aquifer in the Southern High Plains: I. Ten-years of effect on water use and productivity. Agronomy Journal. 104(6):1625-1642.
Interactions of Soil Order and Land Use Management on Soil Properties in the Kukart Watershed, Kyrgyzstan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sakbaeva, Z., Acosta Martinez, V., Moore-Kucera, J., Hudnall, W., Nuridin, K. 2012. Interactions of Soil Order and Land Use Management on Soil Properties in the Kukart Watershed, Kyrgyzstan. Applied and Environmental Soil Science[serial online]. Volume 2012. Article ID 130941. Available: www.hindawi.com/journals/aess/2012/130941/cta.
Soil microbial communties and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Morre-Kucera, J., Gardner, T.G., Cox, S., Cotton, J.E. 2012. Soil microbial communties and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA[abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society. July 22-25, 2012. Ft. Worth, Texas.
Pyrosequencing reveals bacteria carried in different wind eroded sediments - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, T.G., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M.C., Van Pelt, R.S., Senwo, Z., Calderon, F.J., Cox, S., Dowd, S. 2012. Pyrosequencing reveals bacteria carried in different wind eroded sediments[abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society. July 22-25, 2012. Ft. Worth, Texas.
Soil microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils during historically extreme drought conditions in the USA - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jul-12)
Pyrosequencing reveal distinct bacteria are carried in different wind eroded sediments from the same soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Senwo, Z., Calderon, F.J., Dowd, S., Baddock, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Zobeck, T.M. 2012. Pyrosequencing reveal distinct bacteria are carried in different wind eroded sediments from the same soil. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(3):744-753.
Dust emissions of organic soils observed in the field and laboratory - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M., Guo, Z., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Tatarko, J. 2012. Dust emissions of organic soils observed in the field and laboratory. Soil Survey and Land Resources Workshop. February 2-4, 2012. College Station, TX.
Multi-Location Study of Soil Enzyme Activities as affected by Different Manure Types, Rates, and Tillage Application Practices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Sistani, K.R., Stahlman, F., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Erickson, R. 2011. Multi-location study of soil enzyme activities as affected by different manure types, rates, and tillage application practices. Agriculture. 1(1): 4-21.
Pyrosequencing and mid-infrared spectroscopy techniques reveal distinct aggregate stratification of soil bacterial communities and organic matter composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davinic, M., Fultz, L.J., Acosta Martinez, V., Calderon, F.J., Cox, S.R., Dowd, S., Allen, V., Zak, J., Moore-Kucera, J. 2012. Pyrosequencing and mid-infrared spectroscopy techniques reveal distinct aggregate stratification of soil bacterial communities and organic matter composition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 46:63-72.
Responses of enzyme activities in sandy soils to cropping system changes in a semiarid region - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Moore Kucera, J., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of enzyme activities in sandy soils to cropping system changes in a semiarid region[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under deficit irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cotton, J.E., Burow, G.B., Moore Kucera, J. 2011. Cellulosic ethanol production of forage sorghum under deficit irrigation[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Soil enzyme activities as affected by manure types, rates and tillage practices - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Sistani, K.R., Stahlman, P.W., Benjamin, J.G., Vigil, M.F., Erickson, R. 2011. Soil enzyme activities as affected by manure types, rates and tillage practices[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
The effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on soil microbial community functional and structural diversity - (Abstract Only)
Shrestha, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Cox, S., Canas, J. 2011. The effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on soil microbial community functional and structural diversity[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Soil microbial communities associated to plant rhizospheres in an organic farming system in Alabama - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Senwo, Z., Dowd, S. 2011. Soil microbial communities associated to plant rhizospheres in an organic farming system in Alabama[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Understanding Soil Microbial Community Structural and Functional Responses to Climate Change - (Abstract Only)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., Tissue, D., Zak, J. 2011. Understanding Soil Microbial Community Structural and Functional Responses to Climate Change[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Soil fungal community and fuctional diversity assessments of agroecosystems in the Southern High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Davinic, M., Fultz, L., Moore Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J. 2011. Soil fungal community and fuctional diversity assessments of agroecosystems in the Southern High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Soil microbial dynamics in alternative cropping systems to monoculture cotton in the Southern High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Davinic, M., Fultz, L., Moore Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Allen, V., Dowd, S. 2011. Soil microbial dynamics in alternative cropping systems to monoculture cotton in the Southern High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Aggregate stratification assessment of soil bacterial communities and organic matter composition: Coupling pyrosequencing and mid-infrared spectroscopy techniques - (Abstract Only)
Davinic, M., Fultz, L., Moore Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Calderon, F.J., Cox, S., Allen, V., Zak, J. 2011. Aggregate stratification assessment of soil bacterial communities and organic matter composition: Coupling pyrosequencing and mid-infrared spectroscopy techniques[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Characterization of microbes carried in dust - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Senwo, Z. 2011. Characterization of microbes carried in dust[abstract]. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska.
Field Wind Tunnel Testing of Two Silt Loam Soils on the North American Central High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Van Pelt, R.S., Baddock, M., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F., Schlegel, A. 2011. Field Wind Tunnel Testing of Two Silt Loam Soils on the North American Central High Plains[abstract]. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska.
Pyrosequencing-based assessment of soil bacterial communities within soil aggregates: Linking structure to C storage - (Abstract Only)
Davinic, M., Moore-Kucera, J., Fultz, L., Dowd, S., Acosta Martinez, V., Cox, S.B., Allen, V.G. 2011. Pyrosequencing-based assessment of soil bacterial communities within soil aggregates: Linking structure to C storage [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. August 7-12, 2011. Austin, TX. Abstract No. 31444.
Enzyme Activities as Sensitive Indicators of Changes in Soil Metabolic Functioning in Alternative Management for Continuous Cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Lascano, R.J., Upchurch, D.R., Allen, V., Wester, D. 2011. Enzyme Activities as Sensitive Indicators of Changes in Soil Metabolic Functioning in Alternative Management for Continuous Cotton[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Soil Rhizosphere Microbial Communities and Enzyme Activities under Organic Farming - (Abstract Only)
Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Senwo, Z., Dowd, S. 2011. Soil Rhizosphere Microbial Communities and Enzyme Activities under Organic Farming[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Soil Microbial Communities associated to Plant Rhizospheres in an Organic Farming System in Alabama - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gardner, T., Acosta Martinez, V., Senwo, Z., Dowd, S. 2011. Soil Microbial Communities associated to Plant Rhizospheres in an Organic Farming System in Alabama. Diversity. 3(3):308-328.
Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, J.E., Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B. 2011. Responses of Enzyme Activities in Sandy Soils to Cropping System Changes in a Semiarid Region[abstract]. Enzymes in the Environment. July 17-21, 2011, Bad Nauheim, Germany.
Dryland cropping systems influence microbial biomass and enzyme activities in a sandy soil in a semiarid region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Lascano, R.J., Calderon, F.J., Booker, J.D., Zobeck, T.M., Upchurch, D.R. 2011. Dryland cropping systems influence microbial biomass and enzyme activities in a sandy soil in a semiarid region. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 47(6):655-667.
Soil Property Effects on Wind Erosion of Organic Soils - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M.C., Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2011. Soil Property Effects on Wind Erosion of Organic Soils[abstract]. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska.
The Effects of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes on the Physiology, Morphology, and Rhizoshpere Microbial Community of Medicago Sative and Pteris Vittata. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Dec-10)
Cotton yield and soil properties are affected by the harvest of a winter cover crop for bioenergy production - (Abstract Only)
Arriaga, F.J., Balkcom, K.S., Duzy, L.M., Acosta Martinez, V. 2010. Cotton yield and soil properties are affected by the harvest of a winter cover crop for bioenergy production [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting.
Nutrient source and tillage impact on corn grain yield and soil properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sistani, K.R., Mikha, M.M., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, B., Acosta Martinez, V. 2011. Nutrient source and tillage impact on corn grain yield and soil properties. Soil Science. 175(12):593-600.
Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region - (Proceedings)
Acosta Martinez, V., Bell, C., Morris, B., Zak, J., Allen, V.G. 2010. Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Proceedings. November 7-13, 2010, Santiago, Chile.
Microbial community composition as affected by dryland cropping systems and tillage in a semiarid sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Bell, C., Lascano, R.J., Booker, J.D., Zobeck, T.M., Upchurch, D.R. 2010. Microbial community composition as affected by dryland cropping systems and tillage in a semiarid sandy soil. Diversity. 2(6):910-931.
Nutrient Source and Tillage Impact on Corn Grain Yield and Soil Properties - (Abstract Only)
Sistani, K.R., Mikha, M.M., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Willian, T. 2010. Nutrient Source and Tillage Impact on Corn Grain Yield and Soil Properties. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 314-7.
Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Bell, C., Morris, B., Zak, J., Allen, V.G. 2010. Long-term soil microbial community and enzyme activity responses to an integrated cropping-livestock system in a semi-arid region. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 137(3-4):231-240.
Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B., Zobeck, T.M., Allen, V. 2010. Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(4):1181-1192.
Pyrosequencing analysis for characterization of bacterial diversity in a soil as affected by integrated livestock-cotton production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Sun, Y., Allen, V.G., Wester, D. 2010. Pyrosequencing analysis for characterization of bacterial diversity in a soil as affected by integrated livestock-cotton production systems. Applied Soil Ecology. 45(1):13-25.
Enzyme activities as indicators of metabolic functioning of soil microbial communities under management alternatives to continuous cotton in a semiarid region - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Enzyme activities as indicators of metabolic functioning of soil microbial communities under management alternatives to continuous cotton in a semiarid region. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Long-Term Dryland Cropping Systems and Their Impact on Selected Soil Parameters in the Texas High Plains - (Abstract Only)
Booker, J.D., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M. 2009. Long-Term Dryland Cropping Systems and Their Impact on Selected Soil Parameters in the Texas High Plains[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Crop rotation and tillage effects on a thermic ustalf on the Southern High Plains of Texas - (Abstract Only)
Van Pelt, R.S., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Crop rotation and tillage effects on a thermic ustalf on the Southern High Plains of Texas[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. November 1-5, 2009. Pittsvurgh, Pennsylvania. Abstract No. 2009.53427.
Soil microbial parameters and stability of soil aggregate fractions under different grassland communities on the Loess Plateau, China - (Proceedings)
An, S., Mentler, A., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Soil microbial parameters and stability of soil aggregate fractions under different grassland communities on the Loess Plateau, China[abstract]. 2nd International Conference Biohydrology. Bratislava, Slovakia. September 21-24, 2009.
Nitrogen and microbial dynamics associated with banded vegetation in a low elevation Chihuhuan Desert grassland - (Abstract Only)
Haralson, K., Acosta Martinez, V., Bennett, J., Zak, J.C. 2009. Nitrogen and microbial dynamics associated with banded vegetation in a low elevation Chihuhuan Desert grassland[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland - (Abstract Only)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., Tissue, D.T., Zak, J.C. 2009. Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
Impacts of management practices on microbial dynamics in a semi-arid agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Melester, B., Kumar, R., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J.C. 2009. Impacts of management practices on microbial dynamics in a semi-arid agroecosystem[abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 2-7, 2009.
Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, C.W., Acosta Martinez, V., McIntyre, N.E., Cox, S., Tissue, D.T., Zak, J.C. 2009. Linking microbial community structure and function to seasonal differences in soil moisture and temperature in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland. Microbial Ecology. 58(4):827-842.
Mid-Infrared and Near Infrared Spectral Properties of Mycorrhizal and Non-Mycorrhizal Root Cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Calderon, F.J., Acosta Martinez, V., Douds, D.D., Reeves III, J.B., Vigil, M.F. 2009. Mid-Infrared and Near Infrared Spectral Properties of Mycorrhizal and Non-Mycorrhizal Root Cultures. Journal of Applied Spectroscopy. 63(5)494-500.
Land use effects on microbial biomass C, ß-glucosidase and ß-glucosaminidase activities, and availability, storage, and age of organic C in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sotomayor-Ramirez, D., Espinosa, Y., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Land use effects on microbial biomass C, ß-glucosidase and ß-glucosaminidase activities, and availability, storage, and age of organic C in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 45(5):487-497.
Soil microbial community response to drought and precipitation variability in the Chiuahuan Desert - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, J.S., Campbell, J.H., Grizzle, H., Acosta Martinez, V., Zak, J. 2009. Soil microbial community response to drought and precipitation variability in the Chiuahuan Desert. Microbial Ecology. 57(2): 248-260.
Bacterial diversity in peanut rhizosphere in a semi-arid climate: impacts of nitrogen fertilization - (Abstract Only)
Kumar, S., Dowd, S., Acosta Martinez, V., McMichael, B.L., Jeter, R.M., San Francisco, M., Zak, J. 2008. Bacterial diversity in peanut rhizosphere in a semi-arid climate: impacts of nitrogen fertilization. South Central Branches of the American Society of Microbiologists. November 9-11, 2008. Austin, Texas.
Diet induced alterations in gastrointestinal bacterial populations affect memory and learning behavior in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, W., Dowd, S.E., Scurlock, B., Acosta Martinez, V., Lyte, M. 2008. Diet induced alterations in gastrointestinal bacterial populations affect memory and learning behavior in mice. Physiology and Behavior. 96: 557-567.
Novel analysis using pyrosesequencing for characterization of soil bacterial diversity - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Novel analysis using pyrosesequencing for characterization of soil bacterial diversity[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas. October 5-9, 2008. Abstract No. 745-7.
Soil Microbial Communities and Activities Under Different Orchard Floor Management Systems in Oregon Sweet Cherry Orchards - (Abstract Only)
Moore-Kucera, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Azarenko, A. 2008. Soil Microbial Communities and Activities Under Different Orchard Floor Management Systems in Oregon Sweet Cherry Orchards[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Houston, Texas. October 5-9, 2008. Abstract No. 746-5.
Soil Enzymes - (Book / Chapter)
Acosta Martinez, V., Klose, S. 2008. Soil Enzymes. Encyclopedia of Soil Science. 1(1):1-5.
Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burow, G.B., Franks, C.D., Xin, Z., Acosta Martinez, V. 2009. Molecular mapping and characterization of BLMC, a locus for profuse wax (bloom) and enhanced cuticular features of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 118:423-431.
Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. EuroSoil Congress. Vienna, Austria. August 25-29, 2008.
Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Allen, V. 2008. Soil microbial community structure, diversity and functionality in integrated livestock-crop production systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. Eurosoil Congress. Vienna, Austria. August 25-29, 2008.
Characterization of redox-related soil microbial communities along a river floodplain continuum by fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) and 16S rRNA genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, Y., Deng, S.P., Acosta Martinez, V., Katsalirou, E. 2008. Characterization of redox-related soil microbial communities along a river floodplain continuum by fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) and 16S rRNA genes. Microbial Ecology. 40(3):499-509.
Tag-encoded pyrosequencing analysis of bacterial diversity in a single soil type as affected by management and land use - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Dowd, S.E., Sun, Y., Allen, V. 2008. Tag-encoded pyrosequencing analysis of bacterial diversity in a single soil type as affected by management and land use. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40(11):2762-2770.
Soil microbial communities and activities under different orchard floor management systems in Oregan Sweet Cherry Orchards - (Abstract Only)
Kucera-Moore, J., Acosta Martinez, V., Azarenko, A. 2008. Soil microbial communities and activities under different orchard floor management systems in Oregan Sweet Cherry Orchards. American Society of Horticultural Sciences. Orlando, Florida. July 21-24, 2008.
Soil biological community structure in coffee (Coffea arabica L.) agroecosystems in the Caribbean - (Proceedings)
Sotomayor-Ramierz, D., Espinoza, Y., Schroder, E., Acosta Martinez, V., Amador, J., Winiarski, K. 2008. Soil biological community structure in coffee (Coffea arabica L.) agroecosystems in the Caribbean. Caribbean Food Crops Society. Miami, Florida. July 13-17, 2008.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B., Yeater, K.M. 2008. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference. Budapest, Hungary. May 18-23, 2008.
Crop rotation and tillage effects on a thermic ustalf on the Southern High Plains of Texas - (Proceedings)
Van Pelt, R.S., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V. 2008. Crop rotation and tillage effects on a thermic ustalf on the Southern High Plains of Texas[abstract]. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Proceedings. May 18-23, 2008. Budapest, Hungary. p. 160.
Comparison of two soil quality indexes to evaluate cropping systems in northern Colorado - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zobeck, T.M., Halvorson, A.D., Wienhold, B.J., Acosta Martinez, V., Karlen, D.L. 2008. Comparison of two soil quality indexes to evaluate cropping systems in northern Colorado. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(5):329-338.
Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B., Allen, V. 2008. Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Southern Regional Branch Meeting. Dallas, Texas. February 3-5, 2008.
Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Burow, G.B., Zobeck, T.M., Allen, V. 2007. Soil microbial diversity, structure and functioning under alternative systems compared to continuous cotton[abstract]. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Sciecne Society of America, Soil Science Society of America. New Orleans, Lousiana. November 4-8, 2007.
Response of microbial diversity and community structure to management practices of prairie soils - (Abstract Only)
Katsalirou, E., Deng, S., Acosta Martinez, V. 2007. Response of microbial diversity and community structure to management practices of prairie soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Microbial communities and enzymatic activities under different management in semiarid soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Acosta Mercado, D., Sotomayor, D., Cruz, L. 2008. Microbial communities and enzymatic activities under different management in semiarid soils. Applied Soil Ecology. 38(3):249-260.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut-based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B., Yeater, K.M. 2008. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut-based cropping systems in a sandy soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44(5): 681-692.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B., Yeater, K.M. 2008. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44(5):681-692.
Managing soil properties through dryland cropping system intensities - (Proceedings)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Booker, J., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Managing soil properties through dryland cropping system intensities [abstract]. World Cotton Research Conference, September 10-14, 2007, Lubbock, Texas.
Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B. 2007. Microbial community structure and functionality under peanut based cropping systems in a sandy soil [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society, July 21-25, 2007, Tampa, Florida. CD-ROM
Investigation of Soil Conditioning Index Values for Southern High Plains Agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zobeck, T.M., Crownover, J., Dollar, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.F., Upchurch, D.R. 2007. Investigation of soil conditioning index values for Southern High Plains agroecosystems. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 62(6):433-442.
Microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils under alternative crop rotations compared to wheat-fallow for the Central Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Mikha, M.M., Vigil, M.F. 2007. Microbial communities and enzyme activities in soils under alternative crop rotations compared to wheat-fallow for the Central Great Plains. Applied Soil Ecology. 37:41-52.
Soil Carbon and Enzyme Activities as affected by Cropping Intensity and Tillage - (Abstract Only)
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2007. Soil Carbon and Enzyme Activities as affected by Cropping Intensity and Tillage. Meeting Abstract.
Soil Aggregation and Enzyme Activities as affected by Management Practices - (Abstract Only)
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2006. Soil Aggregation and Enzyme Activities as affected by Management Practices. Agronomy Abstracts. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy Meetings/Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) Annual Meetings. November 12-16, 2006. Indianapolis, IN.
Managing Soil Properties through Dryland Cropping System Intensities - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Zobeck, T.M. 2006. Managing Soil Properties through Dryland Cropping System Intensities[absstract]. International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies Conference. Lubbock, Texas. November 15-17, 2006.
Microbial Communities and Enzymatic Activities as Affected by Various Poultry Litter Application Rates to Pasture and Cultivated Soils of the Texas Blackland Prairies Ecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Harmel, R.D. 2006. Microbial Communities and Enzymatic Activities as Affected by Various Poultry Litter Application Rates to Pasture and Cultivated Soils of the Texas Blackland Prairies Ecosystem. World Congress of Soil Science. Philadelphia, PA. July 9-15, 2006.
Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Content and Distribution in a Vertisol under Mixed Land-Use. - (Abstract Only)
Sotomayor-Ramirez, D., Espinosa, Y., Acosta Martinez, V. 2006. Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Content and Distribution in a Vertisol under Mixed Land-Use. World Congress of Soil Science. Philadelphia, PA. July 9-15, 2006.
The Soil Conditioning Index As a Soil Quality Tool: Comparisons with Measured Soil Properties - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R., Crownover, J. 2006. The soil conditioning index as a soil quality tool: Comparisons with measured soil properties. World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Diffuse-Reflectance Mid-IR and NIR Spectroscopic Properties of Mycorrhizal and Non-mycorrhizal roots - (Abstract Only)
Calderon, F.J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2006. Diffuse-Reflectance Mid-IR and NIR Spectroscopic Properties of Mycorrhizal and Non-mycorrhizal roots. Meeting Abstract. Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy (FACSS) National Meeting for the Society for Applied Spectroscopy. Sept. 24-28, 2006. Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Southern High Plains Conservation Systems Effects on the Soil Conditioning Index and Other Soil Quality Indexes - (Proceedings)
Zobeck, T.M., Crownover, J., Dollar, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.E., Upchurch, D.R. 2006. Southern high plains conservation systems effects on the soil conditioning index and other soil quality indexes[abstract]. 28th Southern Conservation Systems Conference, June 26-28, 2006, Bushland, Texas. p. 269.
Enzyme Activities As Affected by Soil Properties and Land Use in a Tropical Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Cruz, L., Sotomayor-Ramirez, D., Perez-Alegria, L. 2007. Enzyme activities as affected by soil properties and land use in a tropical watershed. Applied Soil Ecology. 35(1): 35-45.
Soil Microbial Communities and Enzyme Activities under Various Poultry Litter Application Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Harmel, R.D. 2006. Soil microbial communities and enzyme activities under various poultry litter application rates. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35(4):1309-1318.
Assessing the Effects of Land Managementusing the Soil Conditioning Index As a Soil Quality Assessment Tool - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K.F., Upchurch, D.R., Crownover, J. 2006. Assessing the effects of land managementusing the soil conditioning index as a soil quality assessment tool[CD-ROM]. International Symposium on Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming. October 1-5, 2006. Yangling, Shaanxi, People's Republic of China.
Impacts of Various Poultry Litter Application Rates on Microbial Communities and Enzyme Activities in Pasture and Cultivated Soils of the Texas Blackland Prairies Ecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Harmel, R.D. 2006. Impacts of various poultry litter application rates on microbial communities and enzyme activities in pasture and cultivated soils of the texas blackland prairies ecosystem. International Symposium on Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming, October 1-5, 2006, Yanling, Shaanxi, China. CD-ROM
Characterization of Depth and Redox-Related Microbial Community Structure in a River Floodplan Continum Using 16s Rna-Based Approaches and Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (Fame) Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Song, Y., Deng, S., Acosta Martinez, V. 2006. Characterization of depth- and redox-related microbial community structure in a river floodplan continum using 16s rna-based approaches and fatty acid methyl ester (fame) analysis[abstract]. American Society for Microbiology.
Cropping Intensity and Tillage Affects on Carbon Sequestration and Enzyme Activities - (Abstract Only)
Mikha, M.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Vigil, M.F. 2006. Cropping intensity and tillage affects on carbon sequestration and enzyme activities. Meeting of the 18th World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, 2006. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In Search of Sustainable Agricultural Systems for the Llano Estacado of the U.S. Southern High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, V., Brown, C.P., Segarra, E., Green, C.J., Wheeler, T.A., Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M. 2008. In search of sustainable agricultural systems for the Llano Estacado of the U.S. Southern High Plains. Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment. 124:3-12.
Microbial Community Composition and Enzyme Activities in a Sandy Loam Soil after Fumigation with Methyl Bromide and Alternative Biocides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klose, S., Acosta Martinez, V., Ajwa, H. 2005. Microbial community composition and enzyme activities in a sandy loam soil after fumigation with methyl bromide and alternative biocides. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37(12):2171-2182.
Agricultural Management Effects on Properties of Semi-Arid Sandy Soils - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Halfmann, D., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R. 2005. Agricultural management effects on properties of semi-arid sandy soils[ABSTRACT]. Soil and Water Conservation Society Proceedings.
Integrating Cotton and Beef Production to Reduce Water Withdrawn from the Ogallala Aquifer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, V.C., Brown, C.P., Green, C., Krieg, D., Segarra, E., Kellison, R., Wheeler, T., Dotray, P., Acosta Martinez, V. 2005. Integrating cotton and beef production to reduce water withdrawn from the ogallala aquifer. Agronomy Journal. 97(2):556-567.
Chemical, Biochemical, and Physical Properties of Semi-Arid Sandy Soils Comparing No-Tillage and Conventionally-Tilled Cropland and Grassland - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Bronson, K., Upchurch, D.R. 2004. Chemical, biochemical, and physical properties of semi-arid sandy soils comparing no-tillage and conventionally-tilled cropland and grassland [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. 2004 CDROM.
Microbial Community Structure and Enzyme Activities in a Sandy Loam Soil Fumigated with Methyl Bromide and Alternative Biocides - (Abstract Only)
Klose, S., Acosta Martinez, V., Ajwa, H. 2004. Microbial community structure and enzyme activities in a sandy loam soil fumigated with methyl bromide and alternative biocides[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Soil microbial, chemical and physical properties in continuous cotton and integrated crop-livestock systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Allen, V. 2004. Soil microbial, chemical and physical properties in continuous cotton and integrated crop-livestock systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68(6): 1875-1884.
Enzyme Activities and Faty Acids of Dust As Biological Fingerprints of the Soil Source - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Kennedy, A.C., Zobeck, T.M. 2004. Enzyme activities and faty acids of dust as biological fingerprints of the soil source[abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society.
Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Cropping Systems on the Microbial and Biochemical Properties of a Sandy Soil in Georgia - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Rowland, D., Sorensen, R.B. 2004. Impacts of cotton and peanut cropping systems on the microbial and biochemical properties of a sandy soil in georgia[abstract]. American Peanut Research and Education Society.
Soil Properties in Continuous Cotton and An Alternative Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Allen, V. 2004. Soil properties in continuous cotton and an alternative integrated crop-livestock systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68:1875-1884.
Carbon and Nitrogen Pools of Southern High Plains Cropland and Grassland Soils. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Zobeck, T.M., Chua, T.T., Acosta Martinez, V., Booker, J.D. 2004. Carbon and nitrogen pools of southern High Plains cropland and grassland soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68:1695-1704.
Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Cropping Systems on Microbial Biomass, Community Structure, and Enzyme Activities of a Sandy Soil - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Porter, D. 2003. Impacts of cotton and peanut cropping systems on microbial biomass, community structure, and enzyme activities of a sandy soil. American Society of Agronomy Meetings.
Enzyme Activities and Arylsulfatase Protein in Dust Generated under Laboratory Conditions from Agricultural Soils. - (Other)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M. 2004. Enzyme activities and arylsulfatase protein in dust generated under laboratory conditions from agricultural soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 33:1653-1661.
Impact of Alternative Systems to Continuous Cotton on Selected Chemical, Physical, and Microbiological Properties of a Soil in West Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Sep-03)
Enzyme activities in semiarid soils under conservation reserve program, native rangeland, and cropland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Klose, S., Zobeck, T.M. 2003. Enzyme activities in semiarid soils under conservation reserve program, native rangeland, and cropland. Journal of Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 166(6): 699-707.
Transport of Nutrients, Soil Carbon, Trace Metals, and Enzyme Activities on Dusts Generated from Soils of the Southern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Van Pelt, R.S., Zobeck, T.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Chavez, J.A., Ketterer, M.E., Gill, T.E., Baker, J.T. 2003. Transport of nutrients, soil carbon, trace metals, and enzyme activities on dusts generated from soils of the southern great plains. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. 2003 CDROM.
Enzyme Activities and Microbial Community Structure in Semiarid Agricultural Soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Gill, T.E., Kennedy, A.C. 2003. Enzyme activities and microbial community structure in semiarid agricultural soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 38:216-227.
Soil Enzyme Activities in Semiarid Systems: Conservation Reserve Program, Native Rangeland, and Cropland - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Klose, S., Zobeck, T.M. 2003. Soil enzyme activities in semiarid systems: conservation reserve program, native rangeland, and cropland [abstract]. Integrated Biological Systems Conference. p. 45.
Enzyme Activities in Semiarid Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Gill, T.E., Kennedy, A.C. 2003. Enzyme activities in semiarid agricultural soils [abstract]. Integrated Biological Systems Conference. p.44.
Carbon and Nitrogen Pools of Southern High Plains Grassland and Cultivated Soils. - (Abstract Only)
Bronson, K., Zobeck, T.M., Chua, T.T., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V. 2003. Carbon and nitrogen pools of southern high plains grassland and cultivated soils. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. 2003 CDROM.
Microbial Community Structure and Enzyme Activities in Semi-Arid Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Gill, T.E., Kennedy, A.C. 2002. Microbial community structure and enzyme activities in semi-arid agricultural soils[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana. November 10-14, 2002.
Microbial Community Structure and Enzyme Activities in Semiarid Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Zobeck, T.M., Gill, T.E., Kennedy, A.C. 2002. Microbial community structure and enzyme activities in semi-arid agricultural soils[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana. November 10-14, 2002.
Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Rotations on a Sandy Soil: Organic Matter, Aggregate Stability, Microbial Biomass, Microbial Community Composition, and Enzyme Activities. - (Abstract Only)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Porter, D. 2002. Impacts of cotton and peanut rotations on a sandy soil: organic matter, aggregate stability, microbial biomass, microbial community composition, and enzyme activities.
Microbial Community Structure and Enzyme Activities in Semiarid Agricultural Soils - (Abstract Only)
ACOSTA MARTINEZ, V., ZOBECK, T.M., GILL, T.E., KENNEDY, A.C. Microbial Community Structure and Enzyme Activities in Semiarid Agricultural Soils. 2002. Agronomy Abstracts, S03-acostamartinez090029-poster.pdf. . AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION.
Sampling Protocol and Variation of Field Soil Carbon - (Abstract Only)
Zobeck, T.M., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V.,Bronson, K.F., and Upchurch, D.R. 2002. Sampling protocol and variation of field soil carbon. 2002 Annual Meeting Abstracts ASA/CSSA/SSSA CD paper s05-zobeck171145 Poster.PDF
Early Impacts of Cotton and Peanut Cropping Systems on a Sandy Soil: Organic Matter, Aggregate Stability, Microbial Biomass, and Enzyme Activities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acosta Martinez, V., Upchurch, D.R., Schubert, A.M., Porter, D., Wheeler, T. 2004. Early impacts of cotton and peanut cropping systems on a sandy soil: organic matter, aggregate stability, microbial biomass, and enzyme activities. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 40: 44-54.
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