List Alphabetically

Publications from Russell Ranch in alphabetical order

Aguilera, E. L. Lassaletta, A. Sanz-Cobena, J. Garnier and A. Vallejo. 2013. The potential of organic fertilizers and water management to reduce N2O emissions in Mediterranean climate cropping systems. A review. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 164(1): 32-52. Pdf

Briar, S.S., S.J. Fonte, I. Park, J. Six, K. Scow and H. Ferris. 2011. The distribution of nematodes and soil microbial communities across soil aggregate fractions and farm management systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43(5): 905-914. Pdf

Burger, M. and L.E. Jackson. 2003. Microbial immobilization of ammonium and nitrate in relation to ammonification and nitrification rates in organic and conventional cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 35:29-36. Pdf

Burger, M., L.E. Jackson, E.J. Lundquist, D.T. Louie, R.L. Miller, D.E. Rolston, and K.M. Scow. 2005. Microbial responses and nitrous oxide emissions during wetting and drying of organically and conventionally managed soil under tomatoes. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42:109-118. Pdf

Burger, M., W.R. Horwath, and W.W. Wallender. 2008. Effects of Cover Cropping and Conservation Tillage on Sediment and Nutrient Losses to Runoff in Conventional and Alternative Farming Systems. Final Report to Funding Agency California Bay-Delta Authority (CALFED).  Pdf

Chamindu Deepagoda, T.K.K., P. Moldrup, M.P. Jensen, S.B. Jones, L.W. de Jonge, K.M. Scow, J.W. Hopmans, D.E. Rolston, K. Kawamoto and T. Komatsu.  2012. Diffusion aspects of designing porous growth media for earth and space. Soil Science of America 76(5): 1564-1578 Pdf

Clausnitzer, H. and M.J. Singer. Environmental influences on respirable dust production from agricultural operations in California. Atmospheric Environment 34(11): 1739-1745. Pdf

Clausnitzer, H. and M.J. Singer. 1997. Intensive land preparation emits respirable dust. Calif. Agric. 51(2):27-30. Pdf

Clausnitzer, H. and M.J. Singer. 1996. Respirable-dust production from agricultural operations in the Sacramento Valley, CA. Journal of Environmental Quality 25(4): 877-884. Pdf

De Gryze, S., A. Wolf, S.R. Kaffka, J. Mitchell, D.E. Rolston, S.R. Temple, J. Lee and J. Six. 2010. Simulating greenhouse gas budgets of four California cropping systems under conventional and alternative management. Ecological Applications 20(7): 1805-1819. Pdf

De Gryze, S., J. Lee, S. Ogle, K. Paustian and J. Six. 2011. Assessing the potential for greenhouse gas mitigation in intensively managed annual cropping systems at the regional scale. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 144(1): 150-158. Pdf

Denison, R.F., and R. Russotti. 1997. Field estimates of green leaf area index using laser-induced chlorophyll fluorescence. Field Crops Res. 52:143-150. Pdf

Denison R.F., R. Miller, D.C. Bryant, A. Abshahi, W. Wildman. 1996. Image processing extracts more information from color infrared aerial photos. Calif Agr 50(3):9-13. Pdf

Denison, R.F., D.C. Bryant, and T.E. Kearny. 2004. Crop yields over the first nine years of LTRAS, a long-term comparison of field crop systems in a Mediterranean climate. Field Crops Research 86:267-277. Pdf

Eden, M., P. Moldrup, P. Schjonning, K.M. Scow and L.W. de Jonge. 2012. Soil-gas phase transport and structure parameters for a soil under different management regimes and at two moisutre levels. Soil Science 177(9): 527-534. Pdf

Ferris, H. 1992. New frontiers in nematode ecology. Journal of Nematology 25:374-382. Pdf

Ferris, H. and S. Lau. 1992. Respiration rates of microbivorous nematodes. Journal of Nematology 24:589.  Pdf

Ferris, H. and T. Bongers (in press). Indices for analysis of nematode assemblages. In Wilson, M. and T. Kakouli-Duarte. Nematodes as Environmental Bioindicators. CABI, Wallingford, U.K.

Ferris, H. and T. Bongers. 2006. Nematode indicators of organic enrichment. Journal of Nematology 38:3-12. Pdf

Fogg, G.E., D.E. Rolston, D.L. Decker, D.T. Louie, and M.E. Grismer. 1998. Spatial variation in nitrogen isotope values beneath nitrate contamination sources. Ground Water 36(3): 418-426. Pdf

Fonte, S.J., A.Y.Y. Kong, C. Van Kessell, P.F. Hendrix, J. Six. 2007. Influence of earthworm activity on aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen dynamics differs with agroecosystem management. Soil Biol. Biochem. 39: 1014-1022. Pdf

Geisseler, D. and W.R. Horwath. 2014. Investigating amino acid utilization by soil microorganisms using compound specific stable isotope analysis. Soil Bio. Biochem. 74: 100-105. Pdf

Geisseler, D. and W.R. Horwath. 2009. Significance of organic nitrogen uptake from plant residues by soil microorganisms as affected by carbon and nitrogen availability. Soil Biol. Biochem. 41: 1281–1288. Pdf

Geisseler, D. and W.R. Horwath. 2008. Regulation of extracellular protease activity in soil in response to different sources and concentrations of nitrogen and carbon. Soil Biol. Biochem. 40: 3040–3048. Pdf

Geisseler, D., W.R. Horwath and K.M. Scow. 2011. Soil moisture and plant residue addition interact in their effect on extracellular enzyme activity. Pedobiologia 54(2): 71-78. Pdf

Geisseler, D. and W.R. Horwath, R.G. Joergensen, B. Ludwig. 2010. Pathways of nitrogen utilization by soil microorganisms- A review. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42(12): 2058-2067. Pdf

Hasegawa, H., D.C. Bryant, and R.F. Denison. 2000. Testing CERES model predictions of crop growth and N dynamics, in cropping systems with leguminous green manures in a Mediterranean climate. Field Crops Res. 67:239-255. Pdf

Hasegawa, H., J.M. Labavitch, A.M. McGuire, D.C. Bryant, and R.F. Denison. 1999. Testing CERES model predictions of N release from legume cover crop residue. Field Crops Research 63:255-267. Pdf

Horwath, W.R., O.C. Devêvre, T.A. Doane, A.W. Kramer, and C. van Kessel. 2002. Soil C sequestration management effects on N cycling and availability. J.M. Kimble, R. Lal and R.F. Follett, eds. Chapter 14, pp. 155-164 In: Agricultural Practices and Policies for Carbon Sequestration in Soil. Lewis Publishers.

Kaffka. S., D. Bryant and F. Denison. 2005. Comparisons of organic and conventional maize and tomato cropping systems from a long-term experiment in California. Paper at: Researching Sustainable Systems- International Scientific Conference on Organic Agriculture, Adelaide, Australia, Sept. 21-23, 2005. [Unpublished] Pdf

Kallenbach, C.M. 2008. The use of subsurface drip irrigation, cover crops, and conservation tillage in reducing soil CO2 and N2O emissions from irrigated row-crop system. MS Thesis. University of California, Davis.  Pdf

Koh, E., S. Kaffka, and A.E. Mitchell. 2012. A long-term comparison of the influence of organic and conventional crop management practices on the content of the glycoalkaloid a-tomatine in tomatoes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 0000(0000): [Epub ahead of print].  Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., S.J. Fonte, C. van Kessel, and J. Six. 2009. Transitioning from standard to minimum tillage: Trade-offs between soil organic matter stabilization, nitrous oxide emissions, and N availability in irrigated cropping systems. Soil and Tillage Research. 104(2): 256-262. Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., S.J. Fonte, C. van Kessel and J. Six. 2007. Soil aggregates control N cycling efficiency in long-term conventional and alternative cropping systems. Nutrient Cycling Agroecosystems. 79: 45-58. Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., K.M. Scow, A.L. Cordova-Kreylos, W.E. Holmes and J. Six. 2011. Microbial community composition and carbon cycling within soil microenvironments of conventional, low-input, and organic cropping systems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43(1): 20-30. Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., and J. Six. 2012. Microbial community assimilation of cover crop rhizodeposition within soil microenvironments in alternative and conventional cropping systems. Plant and Soil 365 (1-2): 315-330. Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., J. Six. 2010. Tracing root vs. residue carbon into soils from conventional and alternative cropping systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 74(4): 1201-1210. Pdf

Kong, A.Y.Y., J. Six, D.C. Bryant, R.F. Denison, and C. van Kessel. 2005. The relationship between carbon input, aggregation, and soil organic carbon stabilization in sustainable cropping systems. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 69:1078-1085. Pdf

Kosugi, K., and J.W. Hopmans. 1998. Scaling of soil water retention curves for soils with a lognormal pore size distribution. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 62:1496-1505. Pdf

Lancas K., S. Upadhyaya, M. Sime, S. Shafii. 1996. Overinflated tractor tires waste fuel, reduce productivity. Calif Agr 50(2):28-31. Pdf

Mailapalli, D.R., W.R. Horwath, W.W. Wallender, and M. Burger. 2012. Infiltration, Runoff and Export of Dissolved Organic Carbon from Furrow-Irrigated Forage Fields under Cover Crop and No-Till Management in the Arid Climate of California. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 138: 35-42. Pdf

Maltais Landry, G., K.M. Scow,  and E. Brennan. 2014. Soil phosphorus mobilization in the rhizosphere of cover crops has little effect on phosphorus cycling in California agricultural soils. Soil Bio. Biochem., 78, 255-262. Pdf

Marriott, E.E. and M.M. Wanders. 2006. Qualitative and quantitative differences in particulate organic matter fractions in organic and conventional farming. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38(7): 1527-1536. Pdf

Marriott, E.E. and M. Wanders. 2006. Total and labile soil organic matter in organic and conventional farming systems. Soil Science Society of America 70(3): 950-999. Pdf

Martini, E.A, J.S. Buyer, D.C. Bryant, T.K. Hartz, R.F. Denison. 2003. Yield increases during the organic transition: improving soil quality or increasing experience? Field Crops Research 86:255-266. Pdf

McGuire, A.M., D.C. Bryant, and R.F. Denison. 1998. Wheat yields, nitrogen uptake, and soil moisture following winter legume cover crop vs. fallow. Agron. J. 90:404-410. Pdf

Minasy, B., J.W. Hopmans, T. Harter, S.O. Eching, A. Tuli, and M.A. Denton. 2004. Neural networks prediction of soil hydraulic functions for alluvial soils using multistep outflow data. Soil Science Society of America 68: 417-429 Pdf

Minoshima, H., L.E. Jackson, T.R. Cavagnaro, and H. Ferris. 2007. Short-term fates of 13C-depleted cowpea shoots in no-tillage and standard tillage soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:1859-1866.

Minoshima, H., L.E. Jackson, T.R. Cavagnaro, S. Sánchez-Moreno, H. Ferris, S.R. Temple, and J.P. Mitchell. 2007. Soil food webs and carbon dynamics in response to conservation tillage in legume rotations in California. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:952-963.
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Mitchell, A.E., Y.-J. Hong, E. Koh, D.M. Barrett, D.E. Bryant, R.F. Denison, and S. Kaffka. 2007. Ten-year comparison of the influence of organic and conventional crop management practices on the content of flavonoids in tomatoes. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55:6154-6159. Pdf

Okano, Y., K.R. Hristova, C.M. Leutenegger, L.E. Jackson, R.F. Denison, B. Gebreyesus, D. Lebauer, and K.M. Scow. 2004. Application of real-time PCR to study effects of ammonium on population size of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in soil. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 70(2):1008-1016.  Pdf

Phillips, D. A., C.M. Joseph, and P.R. Hirsch. 1997. Occurrence of flavonoids and nucleosides in agricultural soils. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63:4573-4577.  Pdf

Sánchez-Moreno, S., H. Minoshima, H. Ferris and L.E. Jackson. 2006. Linking soil properties and nematode community composition: effects of soil management on soil food webs. Nematology 8:703-715. Pdf

Scow, K.M. 1997. Soil microbial communities and carbon flow in agroecosystems, p. 361-407. In: Jackson, L.E. (ed.) Ecology in Agriculture. Academic Press, N.Y.

Seiter, S. and W.R. Horwath. 2004. Strategies for Managing Soil Organic Matter to Supply Plant Nutrients. In: Magdoff, F. and R.R. Weil, editors. Chp. 9, pp. 269-293. Soil Organic Matter in Sustainable Agriculture. CRC Press.

Sutton, K.F., W.T. Lanini, J.P. Mitchell, E.M. Miyao, and A. Shrestha. 2006. Weed Control, Yield, and Quality of Processing Tomato Production under Different Irrigation, Tillage, and Herbicide Systems. Weed Technology 20:831-838. Pdf

Timm, L., D. Pearson, and B. Jaffee. 2001. Nematode-trapping fungi in conventionally- and organically-managed corn-tomato rotations. Mycologia 93:25-29  Paper

Tuli, A., K. Kosugi, and J.W. Hopmans. 2001. Simultaneous scaling of soil water retention and unsaturated hydraulic conductivity functions assuming lognormal pore-size distribution. Advances in Water Resources 24:677-688. Pdf

Veenstra, J.J., W.R. Horwath and J.P. Mitchell. 2007. Conservation Tillage and Cover Cropping Effects on Total Carbon and Aggregate-Protected Carbon in Irrigated Cotton and Tomato Rotations. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. I71:362-37.  Pdf