This collection houses articles and publications generated by the faculty of the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science

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Submissions from 2017

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A Rapid Method for Measuring Feces Ammonia-Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide-Carbon Emissions and Decomposition Rate Constants, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, and Michelle K. Ohrtman

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From Plows, Horses, and Harnesses to Precision Technologies in the North American Great Plains, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Thomas DeSutter, and Cheryl Reese

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Propelled Abrasive Grit Applications for Weed Management in Transitional Corn Grain Production, Mauricio Enzo-Barradas, Claire N. Friedrichsen, Frank Forcella, Dan Humberg, and Sharon A. Clay

Submissions from 2016

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Yield Loss and Management of Volunteer Corn in Soybean, Jill Alms, Michael Moechnig, David Vos, and Sharon Clay

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Estimating Annual Root Decomposition in Grassland Systems, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Alexander Smart, and Sharon A. Clay

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Maize, Switchgrass, and Ponderosa Pine Biochar Added to Soil Increased Herbicide Sorption and Decreased Herbicide Efficacy, Sharon A. Clay, Kaitlynn K. Krack, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Sharon Papiernik, and Thomas E. Schumacher

Submissions from 2015

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Tillage and Corn Residue Harvesting Impact Surface and Subsurface Carbon Sequestration, David E. Clay, Graig Reicks, Janet Moriles Miller, C. Gregg Carlson, James. J. Stone, and Sharon Clay

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Pliable Plants, Sharon Clay

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RNAseq reveals weed-induced PIF3-like as a Candidate Target to Manipulate Weed Stress Response in Soybean, David P. Horvath, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Janet Moriles Miller, Ronald Pierik, Chanhui Yan, David E. Clay, Brian Scheffler, and Sharon A. Clay

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An Economic Analysis of High-Intensity, Short-duration Grazing Systems in South Dakota and Nebraska, Larry Janssen, Bronc McMurtry, Matthew Stockton, Alexander Smart, and Sharon A. Clay

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Surface Temperatures and Durations Associated with Spring Prescribed Fires in Eastern South Dakota Tallgrass Prairies, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, and Alexander J. Smart

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Does the U.S. Cropland Data Layer Provide an Accurate Benchmark for Land-Use Change Estimates?, Kurtis D. Reitsma, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Barry H. Dunn, and C. Reese

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Land-Use Change Impact on Soil Sustainability in a Climate and Vegetation Transition Zone, Kurtis D. Reitsma, Barry H. Dunn, Umakant Mishra, Sharon A. Clay, T. DeSutter, and David E. Clay

Submissions from 2014

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Corn Yield Is Not Reduced by Mid-Season Establishment of Cover Crops in Northern Great Plains Environments, Alex D. Bich, Cheryl L. Reese, Ann C. Kennedy, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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Water Stress Impacts on Transgenic Drought-Tolerant Corn in the Northern Great Plains, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Stephanie A. Hansen, Sharon A. Clay, and Thomas E. Schumacher

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Phosphorus Sorption and Availability fromBiochars and Soil/Biochar Mixtures, Rajesh Chintala, Thomas E. Schumacher, Louis M. McDonald, David E. Clay, Douglas D. Malo, Sharon K. Papiemik, Sharon A. Clay, and James L. Julson

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Does the Conversion of Grasslands to Row Crop Production in Semi-aridareas Threaten Global Food Supplies, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Kurtis D. Reitsma, Barry H. Dunn, Alexander J. Smart, Gregg G. Carlson, David Horvath, and James J. Stone

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Common Sunflower Seedling Emergence across the U.S. Midwest, Sharon A. Clay, Adam Davis, Anita Dille, John Lindquist, Analiza H. M. Ramirez, Christy Sprague, Graig Reicks, and Frank Forcella

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An Affinity–Effect Relationship for Microbial Communities in Plant–Soil Feedback Loops, Yi Lou, Sharon A. Clay, Adam S. Davis, Anita Dille, Joel Felix, Analiza H. M. Ramirez, Christy L. Sparague, and Anthony C. Yannarell

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Effectiveness of Control Treatments on Young Saitcedar (Tamarix spp.) Plants, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, Shauna Waughtel, and Janet Moriles Miller

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Winter Wheat Quality Responses to Water, Environment, and Nitrogen Fertilization, Hyejin Park, David E. Clay, R. G. Hall, Tulsi P. Kharel, Sharon A. Clay, and Sanghun Lee

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Winter Cover Crops Impact on Corn Production in Semiarid Regions, Cheryl L. Reese, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Alex D. Birch, Ann C. Kennedy, Stephanie A. Hansen, and Janet Moriles

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Estimated South Dakota Land Use Change from 2006 to 2012, Kurtis D. Reitsma, David E. Clay, C. Gregg Carlson, Barry H. Dunn, Alexander J. Smart, David L. Wright, and Sharon A. Clay

Submissions from 2013

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Summary of Certified Crop Advisors’ Response to a Weed Resistance Survey, Amy Asmus, Sharon A. Clay, and Cuirong Ren

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Seed Burial Physical Environment Explains Departures from Regional Hydrothermal Model of Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) Seedling Emergence in U.S. Midwest, Adam S. Davis, Sharon Clay, John Cardina, Frank Forcella, John Lundquist, and Christy Sprague

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Landscape Features Impact on Soil Available Water, Corn Biomass, and Gene Expression during the Late Vegetative Stage, Stephanie Hansen, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, C. Gregg Carlson, Graig Reicks, Youssef Jarachi, and David Horvath

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Insect communities in soybeans of eastern South Dakota: The effects of vegetation management and pesticides on soybean aphids, bean leaf beetles, and their natural enemies, Jonathan G. Lundgren, Louis S. Hesler, Sharon A. Clay, and Scott F. Fausti

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Using a Pervasive Invader for Weed Science Education, Michelle K. Ohrtman and Sharon A. Clay

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Spring Clipping, Fire, and Simulated Increased Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition Effects on Tallgrass Prairie Vegetation, Alexander J. Smart, Tabitha K. Scott, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, Michelle K. Ohrtman, and Eric M. Mousel

Submissions from 2012

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Great Plains Soils May be C Sinks, David E. Clay, Gregg C. Carlson, Sharon A. Clay, James Stone, Kurtis Reitsma, and Ronald Gelderman

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Corn Yields and No-Tillage Affects Carbon Sequestration and Carbon Footprints, David E. Clay, Jiyul Chang, Sharon A. Clay, James J. Stone, Ronald H. Gelderman, Gregg C. Carlson, Kurtis Reitsma, Marcus Jones, Larry Janssen, and Thomas Schumacher

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The Influence of Strata on the Nutrient Recycling within a Tropical Certified Organic Coffee Production System, F. Mamani-Pati, D. E. Clay, S. A. Clay, H. Smeltkop, and M. A. Callata

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Microarray and Growth Analyses Identify Differences and Similarities of Early Corn Response to Weeds, Shade, and Nitrogen Stress, Janet Moriles, Stephanie Hansen, David P. Horvath, Graig Reicks, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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Fire as a Tool for Controlling Tamarix spp. Seedlings, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, and Alexander J. Smart

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Local Conditions, Not Regional Gradients, Drive Demographic Variation of Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) and Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Across Northern U.S. Maize Belt, Sam E. Wortman, Adam S. Davis, Brian J. Schutte, John L. Lindquist, John Cardina, Joel Felix, Christy L. Sparague, Anita Dille, Analiza H.M. Ramirez, Graig Reicks, and Sharon A. Clay

Submissions from 2011

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Soil Organic Carbon Maintenance Requirements and Mineralizatyion Rate Constants: Site Specific Calculations, David Clay, Gregg Carlson, and Sharon Clay

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Nitrogen and Water Stress Affect Winter Wheat Yield and Dough Quality, Tulsi P. Kharel, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Dwayne Beck, Cheryl L. Reese, Gregg Carlson, and Hyejin Park

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Influence of Manure from Pigs Fed Chlortetracycline as Growth Promotant on Soil Microbial Community Structure, Kelly Lehnert Nelson, Volker S. Brozel, Susan Gibson, Robert Thaler, and Sharon A. Clay

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Production, Economic, and Energy Life Cycle Analysis Can Produce Contrary Results for Corn Used in Ethanol Production, Francisco Mamani-Pati, David E. Clay, Gregg Carlson, and Sharon A. Clay

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Preventing Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) Seedling Establishment in the Northern Prairie Pothole Region, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, Eric M. Mousel, and Alexander J. Smart

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Determination of Environmental Impacts of Antimicrobial Usage for US Northern Great Plains Swine-production Facilities: a Life-cycle Assessment Approach, James A. Stone, Katherine A. Aurand, Christopher R. Dollarhide, Ramith Jinka, Robert C. Thaler, David Clay, and Sharon Clay

Submissions from 2010

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Nitrogen Rate, Landscape Position, and Harvesting of Corn Stover Impacts on Energy Gains and Sustainability of Corn Production Systems in South Dakota, F. Mamani-Pati, D. E. Clay, C. G. Carlson, S. A. Clay, G. Reicks, and K. Kim

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GC‐Clamp Primer Batches Yield 16S rRNA Amplicon Pools with Variable GC Clamps, Affecting Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Profiles, Elizabeth A. Rettedal, Sharon Clay, and Volker S. Brozel

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Tylosin and Chlortetracycline Effects During Swine Manure Digestion: Influence of Sodium Azide, James J. Stone, Sharon A. Clay, and Garth M. Spellman

Submissions from 2009

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Chlortetracycline and Tylosin Runoff From Soils Treated with Antimicrobial Containing Manure, A. Hoese, S. A. Clay, D. E. Clay, J. Oswald, T. Trooien, R. Thaler, and C.G. Carlson

Submissions from 2008

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Do Synergistic Relationships between Nitrogen and Water Influence the Ability of Corn to Use Nitrogen Derived from Fertilizer and Soil?, Ki-In Kim, D. E. Clay, C.G. Carlson, S. A. Clay, and T. Trooien

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Manure Placement Depth Impacts on Crop Yields and N Retained in Soil, M. Reiman, D. E. Clay, . G. Carlson, S. A. Clay, G Reicks, D. W. Clay, and D. E. Humburg

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Early Season Weed Suppression in Buckwheat Using Clopyralid, Ona Sakaliene, Sharon A. Clay, William C. Koskinen, and Gediminas Almantas

Submissions from 2007

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Heterologous Hybridization of Cotton Microarrays with Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) Reveals Physiological Responses Due to Corn Competition, David P. Horvath, Danny Llewellyn, and Sharon A. Clay

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Common Waterhemp Growth and Fecundity as Influenced by Emergence Date and Competing Crop, E. Uscanga-Mortera, S. A. Clay, F. Forcella, and J. Gonsolus

Submissions from 2006

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Theoretical Derivation of Stable and Nonisotopic Approaches for Assessing Soil Organic Carbon Turnover, D. E. Clay, C.G. Carlson, S. A. Clay, C. Reese, Z. Liu, J. Chang, and M. M. Ellsbury

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Spatial Distribution, Temporal Stability, and Yield Loss Estimates for Annual Grasses and Common Ragweed (Ambrosia artimisiifolia) in a Corn/Soybean Production Field Over Nine Years, Sharon A. Clay, Bruce Kreutner, David E. Clay, Cheryl Reese, Jonathan Kleinjan, and Frank Forcella