Publications about Russell Ranch research are available on a variety of topics. All of our publications are stored in the Agricultural Sustainability Institute’s publications database. 

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And select the program “ Russell Ranch” 

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Publications that provide an overview of Russell Ranch

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

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 [Unpublished] Pdf

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


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