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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Developing Sustainable Cropping Systems to Improve Water Productivity and Protect Water and Soil Quality in Irrigated Agriculture

Location: Water Management Research

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

Selenium biofortification of broccoli and carrots grown in soil amended with Se-enriched hyperaccumulator Stanleya pinnata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-May-14)
Recovery of soil microbial communities after fumigation with time - (Abstract Only)
(12-May-14)
Identification, detection and quantification of Pythium species causing root rot of calla lily in California - (Abstract Only)
(12-May-14)
Soil salination indicators - (Book / Chapter)
(15-Apr-14)
Inhibitory effect of selenium against Penicillium expansum and its possible mechanisms of action - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(09-Apr-14)
Efficacy of white mustard and soybean meal as a bioherbicide in organic broccoli and spinach production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(09-Apr-14)
Influence of white plastic and water replacement rates on pomegranate orchard phenology, fruit yield and quality - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-14)
Changing selenium nutritional status of Chinese residents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, S., Banuelos, G.S., Wu, L., Shi, W. 2014. Changing selenium nutritional status of Chinese residents. Nutrients. 6:1103-1114.
Protecting groundwater quality with high frequency subsurface drip irrigation - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E., Phene, C.J. 2014. Protecting groundwater quality with high frequency subsurface drip irrigation. U.S. Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, USCID, March 4-7, 2014 in Sacramento, California. p. 151-161.
Surface application of biochar to reduce chloropicrin emissions - (Abstract Only)
Wang, Q., Cao, A., Wang, D., Gao, S. 2014. Surface application of biochar to reduce chloropicrin emissions. California Plant and Soil Conference Proceedings. p. 140.
Deep drip application and low permeability tarp on fumigant behavior in raised-bed systems for strawberry production - (Abstract Only)
Qin, R., Gao, S., Hanson, B., Daugovish, O., Gerik, J.S., Ajwa, H. 2014. Deep drip application and low permeability tarp on fumigant behavior in raised-bed systems for strawberry production. California Plant and Soil Conference Proceedings. p. 136.
Two year measurement of nitrous oxide emission from high frequency surface and subsurface drip irrigations in pomegranate orchard - (Abstract Only)
Hendratna, A., Gao, S., Cai, Z., Phene, C. 2014. Two year measurement of nitrous oxide emission from high frequency surface and subsurface drip irrigations in pomegranate orchard. California Plant and Soil Conference Proceedings. p. 131.
Effect of urea application rate and water content on nitrous oxide emission from a sandy loam soil - a laboratory study - (Abstract Only)
Cai, Z., Gao, S., Hendratna, A., Duan, Y., Hanson, B. 2014. Effect of urea application rate and water content on nitrous oxide emission from a sandy loam soil - a laboratory study. California Plant and Soil Conference Proceedings. p.131.
Nitrogen use efficiency in a wheat-corn cropping system from 15 years of manure and fertilizer applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, Y., Xu, M., Gao, S., Yang, X., Huang, S., Liu, H., Wang, B. 2014. Nitrogen use efficiency in a wheat-corn cropping system from 15 years of manure and fertilizer applications. Field Crops Research. 157:47-56.
Soil biotic and abiotic responses to dimethyl disulfide spot drip fumigation in established grape vines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dangi, S.R., Tirado-Corbala, R., Cabrera, J.A., Wang, D., Gerik, J.S. 2014. Soil biotic and abiotic responses to dimethyl disulfide spot drip fumigation in established grape vines. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:520-530.
Using TIF tarp and reduced fumigation rates for almond replanting - (Other)
Gao, S. 2013. Using TIF tarp and reduced fumigation rates for almond replanting. 2012-2013 Annual Reports CD-ROM. Modesto, California: Almond Board of California.
Therapeutic chemical treatment of grape vines for root diseases - (Proceedings)
Wang, D., Cabrera, A., Gerik, J.S., Gan, J. 2013. Therapeutic chemical treatment of grape vines for root diseases. Proceedings of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Conference. p. 19-1 - 19-2.
Surface application of biochar to reduce emissions of 1,3-dichloropropene - (Proceedings)
Wang, Q.X., Cao, A., Wang, D., Gao, S. 2013. Surface application of biochar to reduce emissions of 1,3-dichloropropene. Proceedings of Methyl Bromide Alternatives Conference. p. 75-1 - 75-3.
Carbon accumulation in a two year sugarcane rotation in Hawai’i, USA - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, R.G., Wang, D., Tirado-Corbala, R., Ayars, J.E. 2013. Carbon accumulation in a two year sugarcane rotation in Hawai’i, USA. Meeting Abstract. Paper No. 327-18.
Management strategies for crop production in an era of reduced water availability - (Abstract Only)
Wang, D. 2013. Management strategies for crop production in an era of reduced water availability. Meeting Abstract. Paper No. 96-3.
Spot drip application of dimethyl disulfide as post-planting treatment for the control of plant-parasitic nematodes and soilborne pathogens in grape production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabrera, A., Wang, D., Gerik, J.S., Gan, J. 2014. Spot drip application of dimethyl disulfide as post-planting treatment for the control of plant-parasitic nematodes and soilborne pathogens in grape production. Pest Management Science. 70:1151-1157.
Reducing N2O emissions from orchard using subsurfce drip irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S., Hendratna, A., Phene, C. 2013. Reducing N2O emissions from orchard using subsurfce drip irrigation. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 83-1.
Post fumigation recovery of soil microbial community structure - (Proceedings)
Dangi, S.R., Gerik, J.S. 2013. Post fumigation recovery of soil microbial community structure. Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Research Conference Proceedings. p. 67.
Acidification rate from chemical N fertilization and alleviation by manure in an 18–year field experiment in a ferralic cambisol, South China - (Abstract Only)
Cai, Z., Wang, B., Xu, M., Zhang, H., Xinhua, H., Zhang, L., Gao, S. 2013. Acidification rate from chemical N fertilization and alleviation by manure in an 18–year field experiment in a ferralic cambisol, South China. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 406-2.
Distribution, efficacy, and off-tarp emissions of carbonated fumigants in low permeability film tarped field - (Abstract Only)
Qin, R., Gao, S., Hanson, B., Gerik, J.S., Wang, D. 2013. Distribution, efficacy, and off-tarp emissions of carbonated fumigants in low permeability film tarped field. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 349-4.
Energy budget closure observed in paired Eddy Covariance towers with increased and continuous daily turbulence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Sep-13)
Selenium in the environment and human health - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S., Lin, Z.Q., Xuebin, Y. 2013. Selenium in the environment. The Netherlands: CRC Press/Balkema. p. 234.
Deep drip fumigation in totally impermeable film tarped raised-beds production systems - (Proceedings)
Qin, R., Daugovish, O., Gao, S., Hanson, B., Gerik, J.S., Ajwa, H. 2013. Deep drip fumigation in totally impermeable film tarped raised-beds production systems. Meeting Proceedings. p. 74-1-74-2.
Energy budget closure observed in paired Eddy Covariance towers with increased and continuous daily turbulence     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.G., Wang, D. 2014. Energy budget closure observed in paired Eddy Covariance towers with increased and continuous daily turbulence. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 184:204-209.
Water and nitrogen management of young and maturing pomegranate trees - (Proceedings)
(31-Jul-13)
Simulation of fumigant transport and volatilization from tarped broadcast applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spurlock, F., Johnson, B., Tuli, A., Gao, S., Tao, J., Sartori, F., Qin, R., Sullivan, D., Stanghellini, M., Ajwa, H. 2013. Simulation of fumigant transport and volatilization from tarped broadcast applications. Vadose Zone Journal. 12(3):1-10.
Emissions from soil fumigation in two raised bed production systems tarped with low permeability films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, R., Gao, S., Thomas, J.E., Dickson, D., Ajwa, H., Wang, D. 2013. Emissions from soil fumigation in two raised bed production systems tarped with low permeability films. Chemosphere. 93:1379-1385.
Satellite-based assessment of crop coefficient for sugarcane in Maui, Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Anderson, R.G., Wang, D. 2013. Satellite-based assessment of crop coefficient for sugarcane in Maui, Hawaii. Meeting Abstract. Paper No. 192-5.
A novel selenocystine-accumulating plant in selenium-mine seepage area of Yutangba, China     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuan, L., Qi, Y., Zhu, Y., Yin, X., Banuelos, G.S. 2013. A novel selenocystine-accumulating plant in selenium-mine seepage area of Yutangba, China. PLoS One. 8(6)e65615.
Management of postharvest deficit irrigation of peach trees using infrared canopy temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Wang, D. 2013. Management of postharvest deficit irrigation of peach trees using infrared canopy temperature. Vadose Zone Journal. 12(3):doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0093.
Integrated on-farm drainage management for drainage water disposal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayars, J.E., Soppe, R.O. 2014. Integrated on-farm drainage management for drainage water disposal. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage. 63(1):102-111.
Influence of nitrogen rate and drip application method on pomegranate fruit yield and quality - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J., Phene, R.C., Phene, C., Schoneman, R.A., Ayars, J.E. 2013. Influence of nitrogen rate and drip application method on pomegranate fruit yield and quality. HortScience. 48(9):S3.
Fate and movement of selenium from drainage sediments disposed onto soil with and without vegetation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banuelos, G.S., Schulin, R., Bitterli, C. 2013. Fate and movement of selenium from drainage sediments disposed onto soil with and without vegetation. Environmental Pollution. 180:7-12.
The San Joaquin Valley: 20 years later - (Proceedings)
Ayars, J.E., Hanson, B.R., Mirzaev, B. 2013. The San Joaquin Valley: 20 years later. Seventh International Conference on Irrigation and Drainage. Using 21st Century Technology to Better Manage Irrigation Water Supplies. Ed. B.T Wahlin, S.S. Anderson. p. 1-2
Water supply issues of the San Joaquin Valley in California - (Abstract Only)
Suen, J.C., Wang, D. 2013. Water supply issues of the San Joaquin Valley in California. Geological Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 30-1.
Assessing evapotranspiration, basal crop coefficient, and irrigation efficiency in production peach orchard in California's San Joaquin Valley - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, R.G., Wang, D., Lund, C., Melton, F., Johnson, L., Prueger, J.H., Alfieri, J.G., Mckee, L.G., Kustas, W.P. 2013. Assessing evapotranspiration, basal crop coefficient, and irrigation efficiency in production peach orchard in California's San Joaquin Valley. Geological Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 30-5.
Development of deficit irrigation strategies for peach production - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Wang, D. 2013. Development of deficit irrigation strategies for peach production. Geological Society of America Meeting. Paper No. 30-6.
Daily dietary selenium intake and hair selenium content in a high selenium area of Enshi, China. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, Y., Wang, Q., Gao, J., Lin, Z.Q., Banuelos, G.S., Yuan, L., Yin, X.B. 2013. Daily dietary selenium intake and hair selenium content in a high selenium area of Enshi, China. Nutrients. 5(3)700-710. DOI:10.3390/NU5030700.
Effect of high frequency surface and subsurface drip irrigations on N2O emissions in orchards - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S., Hendratna, A., Phene, C. 2013. Effect of high frequency surface and subsurface drip irrigations on N2O emissions in orchards. Meeting Abstract. p.159.
Energy budget closure and field scale estimation of canopy energy storage with increased and sustained turbulence - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, R.G., Wang, D. 2012. Energy budget closure and field scale estimation of canopy energy storage with increased and sustained turbulence. American Geophysical Union. Paper No. B51B-0515.
Soil carbon stock and total nitrogen in Hawaiian sugarcane commercial plantations - (Abstract Only)
Tirado-Corbala, R., Wang, D., Ayars, J.E., Gartung, J.L., Anderson, R.G., Zhang, H. 2012. Soil carbon stock and total nitrogen in Hawaiian sugarcane commercial plantations. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 142-16.
Dissolved organic carbon, total carbon and nitrogen in pomegranate cultivation under drip irrigation systems - (Abstract Only)
Tirado-Corbala, R., Wang, D., Ayars, J.E., Phene, C. 2012. Dissolved organic carbon, total carbon and nitrogen in pomegranate cultivation under drip irrigation systems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 142-17.
Satellite-based assessment of water requirement for biofuel feedstock production in Maui, Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, H., Anderson, R.G., Wang, D. 2012. Satellite-based assessment of water requirement for biofuel feedstock production in Maui, Hawaii. American Geophysical Union. Paper No. H21F-1213.
Divergence of reference and measured evapotranspiration observations in Sugarcane in Hawaii, USA - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, R.G., Nakahata, M., Zhang, H., Wang, D. 2012. Divergence of reference and measured evapotranspiration observations in Sugarcane in Hawaii, USA. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 206-11.
Emission and distribution of fumigants as affected by soil moistures in three different textured soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, R., Gao, S., Husein, A. 2013. Emission and distribution of fumigants as affected by soil moistures in three different textured soils. Chemosphere. 90(2):866-872.
Reuse/disposal of agricultural drainage water with high levels of salinity and toxic trace elements in central California. - (Book / Chapter)
Banuelos, G.S., Ayars, J.E., Lin, Z.Q. 2012. Reuse/disposal of agricultural drainage water with high levels of salinity and toxic trace elements in central California. Zueng-Sang Chem (Ed) International remediation and management of soil & groundwater contaminated sites. pp. 207-215. National Taiwan Uni. Press, Taipei, Taiwan (Book Chapter)
Summaries and considerations - (Book / Chapter)
Schwabe, K., Albiac, J., Andreu, J., Ayars, J.E., Caiola, N., Hayman, P., Ibanez, C. 2013. Summaries and considerations. In: Drought in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: A multi-disciplinary and Cross-Country Perspective. New York, Springer. p. 471-507.
Measurement of N2O emissions from drip irrigated soils in a pomegranate orchard - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S., Hendratna, A., Phene, C. 2012. Measurement of N2O emissions from drip irrigated soils in a pomegranate orchard. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 321-1.
Growing more with less in the Westlands Water District in the San Joaquin Valley, California - (Review Article)
Ayars, J.E., Mirzaev, B. 2012. Growing more with less in the Westlands Water District in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Ecological Herald of Uzbekistan. p. 45-53.
Biotransformation and accumulation of selenium inside organisms in an engineered aquatic ecosystem designed for bioremediation of Se from agriculture drainage water and brine shrimp production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, R., Banuelos, G.S., Tantoyotai, P., Fakra, S., Marcus, M., Yang, S.I., Pickering, I., Hristova, K., Freeman, J. 2013. Biotransformation and accumulation of selenium inside organisms in an engineered aquatic ecosystem designed for bioremediation of Se from agriculture drainage water and brine shrimp production. Environmental Science and Technology. 47:(10)5057-5065.
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