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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Francis L Young (Frank)
Northwest Sustainable Agroecosystems Research
Research Agronomist

Phone: (509) 335-4196
Fax: (509) 335-3842
Room 215
JOHNSON HALL, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6421

Projects
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425530
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425598

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Postharvest tillage reduces Downy Brome infestations in winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Ogg Jr, A.G., Alldredge, J.R. 2014. Postharvest tillage reduces Downy Brome infestations in winter wheat. Weed Technology. 28:418-425.
Introducing winter canola to the winter wheat-fallow region of the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Whaley, D.K., Pan, W.L., Roe, D., Alldredge, J.R. 2014. Introducing winter canola to the winter wheat-fallow region of the Pacific Northwest. Crop Management. DOI: 10.2134/CM-2013-0023-RS.
Determining soil organic carbon accretion vs sequestration using physicochemical fractionation and CQESTR simulation - (Abstract Only)
Gollany, H.T., Fortuna, A., Samuel, M., Young, F.L., Pan, W., Pecharko, M. 2013. Determining soil organic carbon accretion vs sequestration using physicochemical fractionation and CQESTR simulation. Agronomy Abstracts. Gollany 298-4. CD-ROM, ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, Madison, WI.
Soil organic carbon accretion vs. sequestration using physicochemical fractionation and CQESTR simulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gollany, H.T., Fortuna, A., Samuel, M., Young, F.L., Pan, W., Pecharko, M. 2013. Soil organic carbon accretion vs. sequestration using physicochemical fractionation and CQESTR simulation. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:618-629.
In-stream measurement of canola (Brassica napus L.) seed oil concentration using in-line near infrared reflectance spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, D.S., McCallum, J.D., Young, F.L., Lenssen, A. 2012. In-stream measurement of canola (Brassica napus L.) seed oil concentration using in-line near infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. 20(3):387-395.
Effect of planting methods on spring canola (Brassica napus L.) establishment and yield in the low-rainfall region of the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Long, D.S., Alldredge, J.R. 2012. Effect of planting methods on spring canola (Brassica napus L.) establishment and yield in the low-rainfall region of the Pacific Northwest. Crop Management. doi:10.1094/CM-2012-0321-01-RS.
Economics of alternative management practices for jointed goatgrass in winter wheat in the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walters, C.G., Young, F.L., Young, D.L. 2012. Economics of alternative management practices for jointed goatgrass in winter wheat in the Pacific Northwest. Crop Management. Online. DOI: 10.1094/CM-2012-0227-01-RV.
Building a lasting partnership - small-scale canola biodiesel experiment may go big - (Trade Journal)
Young, F.L. 2011. Building a lasting partnership - small-scale canola biodiesel experiment may go big. U.S. Canola Digest. Vol 3 Number 1:18-19.
Influence of long-term tillage and crop rotations on soil hydraulic properties in the U.S. Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Oct-10)
Soil properties governing soil erosion affected by cropping systems in the U.S. Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, G., Sharratt, B.S., Young, F.L. 2011. Soil properties governing soil erosion affected by cropping systems in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Soil and Tillage Research. 111:168–174.
Introducing Winter Canola in the Wheat-Fallow Region of North Central Washington - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-10)
Integrated weed management systems identified for jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica) in the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Ball, D.A., Thill, D.C., Alldredge, J.R., Ogg Jr, A.G., Seefeldt, S.S. 2010. Integrated weed management systems identified for jointed goatgrass (Aegilops cylindrica) in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Technology. 24:430–439. DOI: 10.1614/WT-D-10-00046.1.
Integrated Management of Jointed Goatgrass in the Pacific Northwest - (Proceedings)
Young, F.L., Yenish, J.P., Ball, D.A., Thill, D.C. 2009. Integrated Management of Jointed Goatgrass in the Pacific Northwest. Western Society of Weed Science Meeting Proceedings.
Pacific Northwest USDA-ARS Jointed Goatgrass Research and Extension Activities - (Proceedings)
Young, F.L., Yenish, J.P., Sullivan, L.S., Ball, D.A., Thill, D.C., Zemetra, R.S. 2009. Pacific Northwest USDA-ARS Jointed Goatgrass Research and Extension Activities. Western Society of Weed Science Meeting Proceedings.
Impact of long-term conservation tillage cropping systems on soil hydraulic properties in the Pacific Northwest - (Abstract Only)
Feng, G., Sharratt, B.S., Young, F.L. 2008. Impact of long-term conservation tillage cropping systems on soil hydraulic properties in the Pacific Northwest. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting.
Systems Approach to Crop Rotation Research: Guidelines and Challenges - (Book / Chapter)
Young, F.L., Bewick, L.S., Pan, W.L. 2008. Systems Approach to Crop Rotation Research: Guidelines and Challenges. pp 41-70. In Crop Rotation. ed. Berklain, Y.U. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York.
Determination of Russian Thistle Epicuticular Wax Density and Composition in Response to Water Stress. - (Abstract Only)
Kuehl, L., Burke, I.C., Young, F.L. 2008. Determination of Russian Thistle Epicuticular Wax Density and Composition in Response to Water Stress. Western Society of Weed Science Meeting Proceedings.
Postharvest control of Russian thistle (salsola tragus) with a reduced herbicide applicator in the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Yenish, J.P., Launchbaugh, G.R., Mc Grew, L.L., Alldridge, J.R. 2008. Postharvest control of Russian thistle (salsola tragus) with a reduced herbicide applicator in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Technology. 22:156-159.
Agronomics and economics of no-till facultative wheat in the Pacific Northwest, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bewick, L.S., Young, F.L., Alldredge, R.J., Young, D.L. 2008. Agronomics and economics of no-till facultative wheat in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Crop Protection Journal. 27:932-942.
Cropping Systems Alter Weed Seed Bank in Pacific Northwest, Usa Semi-Arid Wheat Region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorne, M.E., Young, F.L., Yenish, J.P. 2007 Cropping systems alter weed seed bank in Pacific Northwest, USA semi-arid wheat region. Crop Protection Journal 26 (8): 1108-1120.
Russian Thistle (Salsola spp.) Biology and Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L. 2006. Russian Thistle (Salsola spp.) Biology and Management. 15th Australian Weeds Conference.
Nitrogen Fertility and Weed Management Critical for Continuous No-Till Wheat in the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Thorne, M.E., Young, D.L. 2006. Nitrogen Fertility and Weed Management Critical for Continuous No-Till Wheat in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Technology. Volume 20:658-669.
Impacting Grower's Use and Adoption of Conservation Cropping Systems Through Research and Field Design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forte-Gardner,O., F.L. Young, D.A. Dillman, and M.S. Carroll. 2004. Increasing the effectiveness of technology transfer for conservation cropping systems through research and field design. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 19(4):199-209.
Weed Species Dynamics and Management in No-Till and Reduced-Till Fallow Cropping Systems for the Semi-Arid Agricultural Region of the Pacific Northwest, Usa. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., and M.E. Thorne. 2004. Weed species dynamics and management in no-till and reduced-till fallow cropping systems for the semi-arid agricultural region of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Crop Protection Journal. 23:1097-1110.
Control of Volunteer Herbicide - Resistant Wheat and Canola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rainbolt,C.R., D.C Thill, and F.L. Young. 2004 Control of volunteer herbicide-resistant wheat and canola. Weed Technology. 18(3):711-718.
Long-Term Weed Management Studies in the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L. 2004. Long-term weed management studies in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Science. 52:897-903.
Cereal Aphid and Natural Enemy Populations in Cereal Production Systems in Eastern Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clement, S.L., Elberson, L.R., Youssef, N., Young, F.L., Evans, M.A. Cereal aphid and natural enemy populations in cereal production systems in eastern washington. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 2004. V.77(3). P.65-173.
Downsizing An Agricultural Field Experiment Alters Economic Results: a Case Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, D.L., Kwon, T., Young, F.L. 2004. Downsizing an agricultural field experiment alters economic results: a case study. Agricultural Economics Review. 26:255-265.
Winter Wheat Competition Against Jointed Goatgrass (Aegilops Cylindrica) As Influenced by Wheat Plant Height, Seeding Rate, and Seed Size Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yenish, J.P., and F.L. Young. 2004. Winter wheat competition against jointed goatgrass (aegilops cylindrica) as influenced by wheat plant height, seeding rate, and seed size. Weed Science. 52:996-1001.
No-Till Spring Cereal Cropping Systems Reduce Wind Erosion Potential in the Wheat/fallow Region of the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorne, M.E., Young, F.L., Pan, W.L., Bafus, R., Alldredge, J.R. 2003. No-till spring cereal cropping systems reduce wind erosion potential in the wheat/fallow region of the pacific northwest. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 58:250-257
Variable Hessian Fly (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Populations in Cereal Production Systems in Eastern Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CLEMENT, S.L., ELBERSON, L.R., YOUNG, F.L., RATCLIFFE, R.H., ALLDREDGE, J.R., HENNINGS, C. CHANGING CROP ROTATION AND TILLAGE PRACTICES INCREASE HESSIAN FLY POPULATIONS IN WHEAT. JOURNAL OF KANSAS ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY. 2003. Vol.76(4):567-577.
Site-Specific Herbicide Decision Model to Maximize Profit in Winter Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOUNG, D.L., KWON, T.J., SMITH, E.G., YOUNG, F.L. 2003. SITE-SPECIFIC HERBICIDE DECISION MODEL TO MAXIMIZE PROFIT IN WINTER WHEAT. PRECISION AGRICULTURE. 4:227-238.
Spring Germinating Jointed Goatgrass Can Produce Viable Spikelets in Spring Seeded Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, F.L., Yenish, J.P., Walenta, D.L., Ball, D.A., Alldredge, J.R. 2003. SPRING GERMINATING JOINTED GOATGRASS CAN PRODUCE VIABLE SPIKELETS IN SPRING SEEDED WHEAT. Weed Science.
Crop and Tillage Effects on Residue Cover in Eastern Washington - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mccool, D.K., Young, F.L., Papendick, R.I. 2001. Crop and tillage effects on residue cover in eastern washington. Transactions of the ASAE.
More on Aphids and Their Natural Enemies in Washington Wheat - (Abstract Only) - (23-Mar-01)
Integrated Spring Cropping Systems for Semiarid Wheat-Fallow Region-2000 - (Other) - (01-Jul-00)
The Ralston Project - (Other) - (07-Jun-00)
Insect Distribution in a Spring Pea-Winter Wheat-Sprng Barley Crop Rotationsystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Nov-99)
Downsizing An Integrated Crop Management Field Study Affects Economic and Biological Results - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Nov-99)
Effect of Preharvest Glyphosate Application on Seed and Seedling Quality Ofspring Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-99)
Soil Water Use and Growth of Russian Thistle after Wheat Harvest - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-99)
Strategies for Integrated Jointed Goatgrass Management in the Pacific Northwest - (Proceedings) - (31-Jan-99)
Planting Geometry of Winter Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) Can Reduce Jointed Goatgrass (Aegilops Cylindrica)spikelet Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jan-99)
Selective Control of Jointed Goatgrass with Imazamox in Herbicide Resistantwheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Nov-98)
Production of Herbicide-Resistant Jointed Goatgrass (Aegilops Cylindrica)x Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) Hybrids in the Field by Natural Hybridization - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Sep-98)
Integrated Weed Management for Food Legumes and Lupines - (Book / Chapter) - (14-Jul-98)
A System Approach to Conservation Farming - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Jul-98)
Palweed: Wheat Ii: Revision of a Weed Management Decision Model in Responseto Field Testing - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Mar-98)
Monitoring Field-Grown Russian Thistle Roots with a Scanner-Based Rhizotron - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-98)
Integrated Spring Cropping Systems for the Semiarid Wheat-Fall0w Region 1998 - (Other) - (01-Feb-98)
Integrated Crop Management Research on Annual Spring Cereals under No-Till - (Proceedings) - (05-Jan-98)
Integrated Weed Management for Food Legumes and Lupines - (Abstract Only) - (30-Sep-97)
Russian Thistle Skeletons Provide Residue in Wheat-Fallow Cropping Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Feb-97)
Weed Management for Crop Production in the Northwest Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Aug-95)
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