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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Advancing Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for the Short Growing Seasons and Cold, Wet Soils of the Upper Midwest

Location: Soil Management Research

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

Biochar aging reduces earthworm avoidance - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Spokas, K.A., Gaskin, J., Collins, H.P., Cantrell, K.B. 2014. Biochar aging reduces earthworm avoidance [abstract]. The 10th International Symposium on Earthworm Ecology. p. 120.
Empirical modeling of the impact of Mollisols variation on performance of a potential oilseed crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(29-May-14)
Crop residue decomposition in Minnesota biochar-amended plots - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Spokas, K.A. 2014. Crop residue decomposition in Minnesota biochar-amended plots. Solid Earth. 5:499-507.
The many faces and facets of water in agriculture - (Abstract Only)
(27-Mar-14)
Comparative assessment of organic and conventional production of row crops under climate change: Empirical and simulated yield variation in the Chippewa River Watershed, MN - (Abstract Only)
(01-Mar-14)
Assessing the soil carbon, biomass production, and nitrous oxide emission impact of corn stover management practices for bioenergy feedstock production using DAYCENT     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, E.E., Johnson, J.M., Jin, V.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Varvel, G.E., Paustian, K. 2014. Assessing the soil carbon, biomass production, and nitrous oxide emission impact of corn stover management practices for bioenergy feedstock production using DAYCENT. BioEnergy Research. 7(2):491-502.
Crop residue mass needed to maintain soil organic carbon levels: Can it be determined?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Novak, J.M., Varvel, G.E., Stott, D.E., Osborne, S.L., Karlen, D.L., Lamb, J.A., Baker, J.M., Adler, P.R. 2014. Crop residue mass needed to maintain soil organic carbon levels: Can it be determined? BioEnergy Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-013-9402-8.
Big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock harvest timing: Nitrous oxide response to feedstock harvest timing - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock harvest timing: Nitrous oxide response to feedstock harvest timing [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 3-6, 2013, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2013am/webprogram/Paper78862.html.
Covariance structures in conventional and organic cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2013. Covariance structures in conventional and organic cropping systems. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI: 10.1155/2013/494026.
Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Biomass production and plant community response to fertilizer and harvest treatments - (Abstract Only)
Kuchenreuther, M.A., Ranelli, L.B., Toll, A.E., Weyers, S.L. 2013. Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Biomass production and plant community response to fertilizer and harvest treatments [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2013/webprogram/Paper43510.html.
Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Soil nutrient response to fertilizer and harvest treatments - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Kuchenreuther, M.A., Wilts, A.R. 2013. Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Soil nutrient response to fertilizer and harvest treatments [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2013/webprogram/Paper43898.html.
Modeling carbon sequestration potential in Mollisols under climate change scenarios - (Abstract Only)
(24-Jul-13)
Scaling-up from plot to watershed for agro-ecosystem services appraisal under climate change - (Abstract Only)
(24-Jul-13)
Do yield and quality of big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock decline over winter?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Gresham, G.L. 2014. Do yield and quality of big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock decline over winter? BioEnergy Research. 7(1):68-77.
The value of wheat landraces (Editorial)     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Jaradat, A.A. 2014. The value of wheat landraces (Editorial). Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture. DOI: 10.9755/efja.v26i2.16745.
Simulated impacts of crop residue removal and tillage on soil organic matter maintenance     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dalzell, B.J., Johnson, J.M., Tallaksen, J., Allan, D.L., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Simulated impacts of crop residue removal and tillage on soil organic matter maintenance. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(4):1349-1356.
The current potential of algae biofuels in the United Arab Emirates - (Other)
Jaradat, A.A. 2013. The current potential of algae biofuels in the United Arab Emirates. Biofuels. 4(4):347-349.
Can carbon in bioenergy crops mitigate global climate change? - (Book / Chapter)
Jaradat, A.A. 2014. Can carbon in bioenergy crops mitigate global climate change? In: Tuteja, N., Gill, S.S., editors. Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance. Vol. 2. New Dehli, India: Wiley Blackwell. p. 345-420.
Perceptual distinctiveness in Native American maize (Zea mays L.) landraces has practical implications     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2013. Perceptual distinctiveness in Native American maize (Zea mays L.) landraces has practical implications. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 11(3):266-278.
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.
Sustainable production of grain crops for biofuels - (Book / Chapter)
Jaradat, A.A. 2013. Sustainable production of grain crops for biofuels. In: Singh, B.P., editor. Biofuel Crop Sustainability. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. p. 31-52.
Crop productivity and soil resilience observed on short-term corn stover or cob harvest on several northern soils     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2012. Crop productivity and soil resilience observed on short-term corn stover or cob harvest on several northern soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Available: http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper71575.html.
Corn stover management effects on soil organic carbon contents from several U.S. locations - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Varvel, G.E., Stott, D.E., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lamb, J., Baker, J.M. 2012. Corn stover management effects on soil organic carbon contents from several U.S. locations. Meeting Abstract. [abstract] 2012 Sun Grant Conference. p. 40.
Corn stover management effects on soil organic carbon contents from several U.S. locations - (Proceedings)
Johnson, J.M., Varvel, G.E., Stott, D.E., Osborne, S.L., Novak, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lamb, J., Baker, J.M. 2012. Corn stover management effects on soil organic carbon contents from several U.S. locations. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. Available: http://sungrant.tennessee.edu/NatConference/ConferenceProceedings/.
Using DAYCENT to model the soil impacts of harvesting corn stover for bioenergy - (Proceedings)
Campbell, E.E., Johnson, J.M., Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Adler, P.R., Paustian, K. 2012. Using DAYCENT to model the soil impacts of harvesting corn stover for bioenergy. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, LA. Available: www.sungrant.tennessee.edu/NatConference.
The dwarf saltwort (Salicornia bigelovii Torr.): Evaluation of breeding populations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Shahid, M. 2012. The dwarf saltwort (Salicornia bigelovii Torr.): Evaluation of breeding populations. International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Agronomy. DOI:10.5402/2012/151537.
Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2012. Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:1347-1357.
Modeling sugar content of farmer-managed sugar beets (Beta vulgaris L.)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Rinke, J.L. 2012. Modeling sugar content of farmer-managed sugar beets (Beta vulgaris L.). Communications in Biometry and Crop Science. 7(1):22-34.
Yield response to corn stover harvest in the northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Yield response to corn stover harvest in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Soil quality changes with organic no-till production - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Cambardella, C.A. 2011. Soil quality changes with organic no-till production [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Sustainable bioenergy feedstock production systems: Integrating carbon dynamics, erosion, water quality, and greenhouse gas production - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, J.M., Novak, J.M. 2012. Sustainable bioenergy feedstock production systems: Integrating carbon dynamics, erosion, water quality, and greenhouse gas production. In: Liebig, M.A., Franzluebbers, A.J., Follett, R.F., editors. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases: Coordinated Agricultural Research through GRACEnet to Address Our Changing Climate. San Diego, CA: Elsevier. p. 111-126.
Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1551-1559.
Best management practices: Managing cropping systems for soil protection and bioenergy production - (Other)
Johnson, J.M., Didreckson, T. 2011. Best management practices: Managing cropping systems for soil protection and bioenergy production [CD-ROM]. In: Rasmussen, L., editor. Biomass Gasification: A Comprehensive Demonstration of a Community-Scale Biomass Energy System. Final Report to the USDA Rural Development Grant 68-3A75-5-232. Morris, Minnesota. 2011.
Publish or perish: Scientists must write or How do I climb the paper mountain? - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-11)
Ecogeography, genetic diversity, and breeding value of wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides Korn ex Asch. & Graebn.) Thell. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2011. Ecogeography, genetic diversity, and breeding value of wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides Korn ex Asch. & Graebn.) Thell. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 5(9):1072-1086.
Plant sampling guidelines - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, J.M., Morgan, J.A. 2010. Plant sampling guidelines. In: Follett, R.F., editor. GRACEnet Sampling Protocols. Available at http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/GRACEnet. p. 2-1 - 2-10.
Sustainable residue removal for energy production - (Abstract Only)
(14-Oct-10)
Crop residues of the contiguous United States: Balancing feedstock and soil needs with conservation tillage, cover crops, and biochar - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, J.M., Arriaga, F.J., Banowetz, G.M., Huggins, D.R., Laird, D., Ottman, M.J., Wienhold, B.J. 2011. Crop residues of the contiguous United States: Balancing feedstock and soil needs with conservation tillage, cover crops, and biochar. In: Braun, R., Karlen, D., Johnson, D., editors. Sustainable Alternative Fuel Feedstock Opportunities, Challenges and Roadmaps for Six U.S. Regions. Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society. Available: www.swcs.org/roadmap.
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