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2015

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Anthropogenic Footprint of Climate Change in the June 2013 Northern India Flood, C. Cho, R. Li, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, J. -H. Yoon, and R. R. Gillies; Climate Dynamics

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A Millennium-Length Reconstruction of Bear River Stream Flow, Utah, J. R. DeRose, M. Bekker, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, R. Kjelgren, E. B. Allen, T. Bardsley, and B. M. Buckley; Journal of Hydrology

Impact of Atmospheric Changes on the Low-Frequency Variations of Convective Afternoon Rainfall Activity over Taiwan, W.-R. Huang, H.-H. Hsu, and S.-Y. Wang; Journal of Geophysical Research

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A Comparison of 16 Summer-Bearing Raspberry Cultivars for Northern Utah, Britney Hunter, Rick Heflebower, Shawn Olsen, Brent Black, Diane Alston, and Thor Lindstrom

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A Combined Dynamical and Statistical Downscaling Technique to Reduce Biases in Climate Projections: An Example for Winter Precipitation and Snowpack in the Western United States, R. Li, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, and R. R. Gillies; Theoretical and Applied Climatology

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Decadal Oscillation of Autumn Precipitation in Central Vietnam Modulated by the East Pacific-North Pacific (EP-NP), R. Li, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, R. R. Gillies, B. Buckley, L. H. Troung, and C. Cho; Environmental Research

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Vegetable Irrigation: Melon, Tiffany Maughan, Dan Drost, Niel Allen, and Brent Black

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Compost Carryover: Nitrogen Phosphorous and FT-IR Analysis of Soil Organic Matter, Dave J. R. Olsen, Jeffrey B. Endelman, Astrid R. Jacobson, and Jennifer R. Reeve; Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems

Dzuds, droughts, and livestock mortality in Mongolia, M. P. Rao, N. Davi, R. D' Arrigo, J. Skees, B. Nachin, C. Leland, B. Lyon, S.-Y. Wang, and O. Byambasuren; Environmental Research Letters

Connectivity between historical Great Basin precipitation and Pacific Ocean variability: A CMIP5 model evaluation, K. Smith, C. Strong, and S.-Y. Wang; Journal of Climate

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The North American Winter 'Dipole' and Extremes Activity: A CMIP5 Assessment, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, Wan-Ru Huang, and Jin-Ho Yoon; Atmospheric Science Letters

Role of strengthened El Nino teleconnection in the May 2015 floods over the southern Great Plains, S.-Y. Wang, W.-R. Huang, H.-H. Hsu, and R. R. Gillies; Geophysical Research

Interdecadal shift of the active-phase East Asian summer monsoon (Meiyu), S.-Y. Wang, Y.-H. Lin, and C.-H. Wu; Atmospheric Science Letters

Changes in the autumn precipitation and tropical cyclone activity over Central Vietnam and its East Sea, S.-Y. Wang, P. Promchote, H. T. Luu, B. Buckley, R. Li, R. R. Gillies, T. Q. T. Nguyen, B. Guan, and T. T. Monh; Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences

An intensified seasonal transition in the central U.S. that enhances summer drought, S.-Y. Wang, J. Santanello, H. Wang, D. Darandiaran, R. Pinker, S. Schubert, R. R. Gillies, and R. Oglesby; Journal of Geophysical Research

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Response of Stomatal Density and Bound Gas Exchange in Leaves of Maize to Soil Water Deficit, Wensai Zhao, Yonglin Sun, Roger Kjelgren, and Xiping Liu; Acta Physiologiae Plantarum

2014

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Coupling of Pre-Monsoon Tropical Cyclones With the Monsoon Onset in Myanmar, B. O. Fosu and Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang; Climate Dynamics

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Significant Impacts of Radiation Physics in the WRF Model on the Precipitation and Dynamics of the West African Monsoon, R. Li, J. Jin, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, and R. R. Gillies; Climate Dynamics

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Low Tunnels A Low-Cost Protected Cultivation Option, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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Supplemental Heating in a High Tunnel , Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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A Comparison of Northern Utah High Tunnel Strawberry Production Costs and Returns with Low Tunnels, Tiffany Maughan, Kynda Curtis, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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A Cost Comparison of Northern Utah High Tunnel Strawberry Production Costs and Returns with Low Tunnels and Supplemental Heating, Tiffany Maughan, Kynda Curtis, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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Northern Utah High Tunnel Strawberry Production Costs and Returns, 2014, Tiffany Maughan, Kynda Curtis, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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Constructing a Low-Cost High Tunnel for Tall Crops (14.5' wide by 10' , Tiffany Maughan, Daniel Rowley, Brent Black, and Dan Drost

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Economic Analysis of Greenhouse Lighting: Light Emitting Diodes vs. Intensity Discharge Fixtures, Jacob A. Nelson and Bruce Bugbee; PLoS ONE

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Association Mapping of Agronomic QTLs in U.S. Spring Barley Breeding Germplasm, D. Pauli, G. J. Muehlbauer, K. P. Smith, B. Cooper, and David Hole; Plant Genome

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Probable Causes of the Abnormal Ridge Accompanying the 2013-14 California Drought: ENSO Precursor and Anthropogenic Warming Footprint, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang; Geophysical Research Letters

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Could the 2012 Drought in Central U. S. Have Been Anticipated?, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, Danny Barandiaran, Kyle Hilburn, and Paul Houser; Journal of Earth Science and Engineering

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Global Eastward Propagation Signals Associated With the 4-5-year ENSO Cycle, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, X. Jiang, and B. Fosu; Climate Dynamics

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High Tunnel Green Bean Production , Reagan Wytsalucy and Dan Drost

2013

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Understanding precision nitrogen stress to optimize the growth and lipid content tradeoff in oleaginous green microalgae, Curtis Adams, Valerie Godfrey, Bruce Bugbee, Brad Wahlen, and Lance Seefeldt; Bioresource Technology

A tree-ring based reconstruction of Logan River streamflow in northern Utah, Eric B. Allen, Tammy M. Rittenour, Justin DeRose, Matthew F. Bekker, Roger Kjelgren, and Brendan M. Buckley; Water Resources Research

Adaptability of primocane raspberry cultivars to a high-elevation arid climate, Brent Black, T. Lindstrom, R. Heflebower, B. Hunter, S. Olsen, and D. G. Alston; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Subtropical–tropical urban tree water relations and drought stress response strategies, Roger Kjelgren, Daryl Joyce, and David Doley; Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

Turfgrass water use and physiology, Kelly L. Kopp; Agronomy Monograph

Effects of soil water and nitrogen availability on photosynthesis and water use efficiency of Robinia pseudoacacia seedlings, Xiping Liu, Yangyang Fan, Ruifeng Wei, Roger Kjelgren, Chunmei Gong, and Jun Zhao; Journal of Environmental Sciences

The effects of stage III regulated deficit irrigation on the health of ‘Montmorency’ tart cherry trees, K. A. Papenfuss, M. Rowley, and Brent Black; Acta Horticulturae

Developing Organic Stone-Fruit Production Options for Utah and the Intermountain West, J. R. Reeve, Brent Black, C. V. Ransom, D. G. Alston, C. M. Culumber, A. S. Tebeau, and T. Lindstrom; Acta Horticulturae

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Light level does not alter ethylene sensitivity in radish or pea, Joseph F. Romagnano and Bruce Bugbee

Yields, phenolic profiles and antioxidant activities of Ziziphus jujube Mill. in response to different fertilization treatments, Chun-Sen Wu, Qing-Han Gao, Roger Kjelgren, Xu-Dan Guo, and Min Wang; Molecules

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Inverse Method for Simultaneous Determination of Soil Water Flux Density and Thermal Properties with a Penta-Needle Heat Pulse Probe, Changbing Yang, Masaru Sakai, and Scott B. Jones; Water Resources Research

2012

Pasture and Hayland Planting Practices, D. Barker, T. Butler, Jennifer W. MacAdam, and R. M. Sulc; Environmental Benefits of Conservation on Pastureland

Registration of "UI SRG" Wheat , J Chen, E J. Souza, M J. Guttieri, K O'Brien, J Wheeler, L Sorenson, J Clayton, X Chen, B J. Goates, and David Hole; Journal of Plant Registrations

Diffusion-Based Analysis for Growth Media for Mars: Applying an Interactive Pore Space and Density Corrected Model, C.T. K.K. Deepagoda, P. Moldrup, M. P. Jensen, Scott B. Jones, L. Wollesen de Jonge, P. Schjonning, K. Scow, J. W. Hopmans, D. E. Rolston, K. Kawamoto, and T. Komatsu; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.

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High Tunnel Pepper Production, Dan Drost, Brent Black, and Tiffany Maughn

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Seed Poppy in the Garden, Dan Drost and Kevin Cope

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English Lavender in the Garden, Dan Drost and Keenan Cummit

Okra in the Garden, Dan Drost and Taunya Ernst

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High tunnel winter spinach production, T. Ernst, D. Drost, and Brent Black; USU Extension

Reviewing potential local fruit markets: A Utah case study, T. Ernst, S. D. Rowley, Brent Black, and T. R. Roper; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Effects of Precipitation Pulses on Water Carbon Dioxide Fluxes in Two Semiarid Ecosystems: Measurement and Modeling, J. Fan, Scott B. Jones, L. Qi, Q. Wang, and M. Huang; Environ. Earth Sci.

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Observational and Synoptic Analyses of the Winter Precipitation Regime Change over Utah, Robert R. Gillies, Shih-Yu Wang, and Marty R. Booth; Journal of Climate

A comprehensive data & information webpage of the Utah Climate Center, R. R. Gillies and Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang; A comprehensive data & information webpage of the Utah Climate Center

Improving growth and productivity of early season high tunnel tomatoes with targeted temperature additions, B. Hunter, D. Drost, Brent Black, J. Frisby, and R. Ward; HortScience

Interest, incentives, and education towards organic golf course management: A study of Utah golf course superintendents, Paul Johnson, Adam Van Dyke, Erin Hodgson, Marion Murray, and Kelly L. Kopp; Applied Turfgrass Science

Beyond Earth: Designing Root Zone Environments for Reduced Gravity Conditions, Scott B. Jones, D. Or, R. Heinse, and M. Tuller; Vadose Zone J.

Globally engaging American agriculture and natural resource students through service learning study abroad, Roger Kjelgren, David Hole, and Paul Johnson; Journal of Developments in Sustainable Agriculture

EPA’s WaterSense program: questions from turfgrass scientists and managers, Kelly L. Kopp; Agronomy Abstracts

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Plant scientist seeks understanding landscape architect for meaningful soil-plant-water relationship, Kelly L. Kopp; Notes from the field: Water and the design of resilient communities

Physiological responses of turfgrass species to drought stress under high desert conditions, Nisa Leksungnoen, Paul Johnson, and Roger Kjelgren; HortScience

Expression and functional analysis of NUCLEAR FACTOR-Y, subunit B genes in barley, M Liang, David Hole, J Wu, T Blake, and Y Wu; Planta

The Influence of Crop Density on Annual Trunk Growth of ‘Golden Delicious’ Apple Trees on Three Rootstocks at 11 Locations, R. P. Marini, W. R. Autio, Brent Black, J. Cline, R. M. Crassweller, P. A. Domoto, C. Hampson, R. Moran, R. A. Quezada, M. Stasiak, T. Robinson, and D. Wolfe; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Summary of the NC-140 apple physiology trial: The relationship between ‘Golden Delicious’ fruit weight and crop density at 10 locations as influenced by three dwarfing rootstocks, R. P. Marini, R. Crassweller, W. R. Autio, Brent Black, J. A. Cline, P. Domoto, C. Hampson, R. Parra-Quezada, T. Robinson, M. Stasiak, and D. Wolfe; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Defending the Castle: Integrated Pest Management in High Tunnel Strawberries, T. Maughan, T. Ernst, and Brent Black; USU Extension

Microbial Community Dynamics during TCE Dechlorinating Flow-through Columns, S. Muruganandum, D. L. Sorensen, J. E. Mclean, Jeanette M. Norton, and R. R. Dupont; ASM General Meeting

Electromagnetic Induction for Mapping Physical and Chemical Properties of Mine Tailings Deposits, Grey S. Nearing, Markus Tuller, Scott B. Jones, Robert Heinse, and Mercer S. Meding; Journal of Applied Geophysics

The Internal Nitrogen Cycle: what genes are we looking for?, Jeanette M. Norton, J. Reeve, M. Y. Habetesselassie, and J. M. Stark; USDA Project Director’s Meeting

Residual Effects of Compost on Soil Quality and Dryland Wheat Yield Sixteen Years after Compost Application , J R. Reeve, J B. Endelman, B E. Miller, and David J. Hole; Soil Science Society of America Journal

Selection and budding propagation of native Bigtooth Maple for water conserving landscapes, Melody Reed Richards, Larry A. Rupp, Roger Kjelgren, and V. Philip Rasmussen; HortTechnology

Natural Capital, Ecosystem Services, and Soil Change: Why Soil Science Must Embrace an Ecosystems Approach, D. A. Robinson, N. Hockley, E. Dominati, I. Lebron, K. M. Scow, B. Reynolds, B. A. Emmett, A. M. Keith, L. W. de Jonge, P. Schjonning, P. Moldrup, Scott B. Jones, and M. Tuller; Vadose Zone J.

Imaging of Hill-Slope Soil Moisture Wetting Patterns in a Semi-Arid Oak Savanna Catchment Using Time-Lapse Electromagnetic Induction, David A. Robinson, Hiruy Abdu, Inma Lebron, and Scott B. Jones; J. Hydrology

Mulch and organic herbicide combinations for in-row orchard weed suppression, M. A. Rowley, C. V. Ransom, J. R. Reeve, and Brent Black; International Journal of Fruit Science

Alternative orchard floor management strategies, M. Rowley, Brent Black, and G. Cardon; USU Extension

Macronutrient management for Utah Orchards, S. Rowley, G. Cardon, and Brent Black; USU Extension

Scaled Solutions to Coupled Soil-Water Flow and Solute Transport During the Redistribution Process, M. Sadeghi and Scott B. Jones; Vadose Zone J.

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A Novel Analytical Solution to Steady-State Evaporation from Soil and Film Region Thickness, Morteza Sadeghi, Nima Shokri, and Scott B. Jones; Water Resour. Res.

Morphological and Genetic Variation among Four High Desert Sphaeralcea Species, Chalita Sriladda, Heidi A. Kratsch, Steven R. Larson, and Roger Kjelgren; HortScience

Water efficient urban landscapes - integrating different water use categorizations and plant types, Hongyan Sun, Kelly Kopp, and Roger Kjelgren; HortScience

Water efficient urban landscapes-Integrating different water use categorizations and plant types, Hongyan Sun, Kelly L. Kopp, and Roger Kielgren; HortScience

Determining In-Situ Soil Freeze-Thaw Cycle Dynamics Using an Access Tube-Based Dielectric Sensor, Y. Sun, Q. Cheng, X. Xue, L. Fu, J. Chai, F. Meng, P. Schulze Lammers, and Scott B. Jones; Geodermal

Evaluation of climate-based controllers for landscape irrigation, Paul Urzagaste and Kelly L. Kopp; Agronomy Abstracts

Changes in Monsoon Extremes Affecting Climate Prediction—Example of the 2010 Pakistan Floods, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, R. Davies, W. R. Huang, and R. R. Gillies; Changes in Monsoon Extremes Affecting Climate Prediction—Example of the 2010 Pakistan Floods

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Multi-decadal drought cycles in the Great Basin recorded by the Great Salt Lake: Modulation from a transition-phase teleconnection, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, Robert R. Gillies, and Thomas Reichler; Journal of Climate

Climatology of the U.S. Intermountain West, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang and R. R. Gillies; Modern Climatology

Decadal climate research leading to longer-term prediction for the Great Salt Lake hydrological cycle, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang and R. R. Gillies; Decadal climate research leading to longer-term prediction for the Great Salt Lake hydrological cycle

Modern Climatology, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang and R. R. Gillies; Modern Climatology

Connecting the Pacific to Regional Climate for Decadal Prediction: A Successful Case in the Western U.S., Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, R. R. Gillies, and L. E. Hipps; Connecting the Pacific to Regional Climate for Decadal Prediction: A Successful Case in the Western U.S.

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ENSO prediction one year in advance using Western North Pacific sea surface temperatures, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang, Michelle L'Heureux, and Hsin Hsing Chia; Geophysical Research Letters

Green code implications for irrigation manufacturers and other stakeholders, Ron Wolfarth, Kelly L. Kopp, Brent Mecham, Brian Vinchesi, and David Zoldoske; WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Expo

Rapid Clay Percentage Estimation for Proximal Sensing Using Hygroscopic Water Content, M. N. Wuddivira, D. A. Robinson, I. Lebron, L. Brechet, M. Atwell, S. De Caires, M. Oatham, Scott B. Jones, H. Abdu, and M. Tuller; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.

2011

Performance of ‘Fuji’ and ‘McIntosh’ apple trees after 10 years as affected by several dwarf rootstocks in the 1999 NC-140 apple rootstock trial., W. R. Auto, T. L. Robinson, Brent Black, T. Bradshaw, J. A. Cline, R. M. Crassweller, C. G. Embree, E. E. Hoover, R. S. Johnson, G. Lang, M. L. Parker, G. L. Reighard, J. R. Schupp, M. Stasiak, M. Warmund, and D. Wolfe; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Performance of ‘Fuji’ and ‘McIntosh’ apple trees after 10 years as affected by several semi-dwarf rootstocks in the 1999 NC-140 apple rootstock trial, W. R. Auto, T. L. Robinson, Brent Black, T. Bradshaw, J. A. Cline, R. M. Crassweller, C. G. Embree, E. E. Hoover, R. S. Johnson, G. Lang, M. L. Parker, G. L. Reighard, J. R. Schupp, M. Stasiak, M. Warmund, and D. Wolfe; Journal of the American Pomological Society

Sampling to compare relative root distribution in fruit trees, Brent Black, D. Drost, T. Lindstrom, and G. L. Reighard; Acta Horticulturae

Improved Dielectric-and Electrical Conductivity-Anisotropy Measurements Using TDR in Unsaturated Mica, J. M. Blonquist, Jr.; D. A. Robinson; S. D. Humphries; and Scott B. Jones; Vadose Zone J.

Effect of Environment on Ethylene Stress and Cotton, Bruce Bugbee; Stress Physiology in Cotton

Nitrosococcus watsonii sp. nov., a new species of marine obligate ammonia-oxidizing bacteria that is not omnipresent in the world's oceans: calls to validate the names ‘Nitrosococcus halophilus’ and ‘Nitrosomonas mobilis’, M. A. Campbell, P. S.G. Chain, H. Dang, A. F. El Sheikh, and Jeanette M. Norton; FEMS Microbiol Ecology

Genome-wide identification of QTL conferring high temperature adult-plant (HTAP) resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformais f. sp.tritici) in wheat, J Chen, C Chu, E J. Souza, M J. Guttieri, X Chen, S Xu, David J. Hole, and R Semetra; Molecular Breeding

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High Tunnel Summer Squash Production, Dan Drost

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Constructing a Low-cost High Tunnel, Dan Drost, Brent Black, and Rick Hefelbower

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Constructing a Low-cost High Tunnel (with additional photos), Dan Drost, Brent Black, and Rick Hefelbower