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Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Major Zoonotic Pathogens from All-Natural, Antibiotic- Free, Pasture-Raised Broiler Flocks in the Southeastern U.S.
Michael J. Rothrock Jr., Kelli L. Hiett, Jean Y. Guard, Charlene R. Jackson
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.07.0366; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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Effects of Produced Water on Soil Characteristics, Plant Biomass, and Secondary Metabolites
Andy Burkhardt, Archana Gawde, Charles L. Cantrell, Holly L. Baxter , Blake L. Joyce, C. Neal Stewart Jr., and Valtcho D. Zheljazkov
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.06.0299; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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A snapshot of greenhouse gas emissions from a cattle feedlot
Mei Bai, Thomas K. Flesch, Sean M. McGinn, and Deli Chen
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.06.0278; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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Optimizing hydraulic retention times in denitrifying woodchip bioreactors treating recirculating aquaculture system wastewater
Christine Lepine, Laura Christianson, Kata Sharrer, and Steven Summerfelt
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.05.0242; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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Approximating Phosphorus Leaching from Agricultural Organic Soils by Soil Testing
Z.M. Zheng, T.Q. Zhang, C. Kessel, C.S. Tan, I. P. O’Halloran, Y.T. Wang , D. Speranzini and L.L. Van Eerd
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.05.0211; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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4R water quality impacts: A review and synthesis of forty years of drainage nitrogen losses
L. E. Christianson and R. D. Harmel
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0170; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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Woodchip Denitrification Bioreactors: Impact of Temperature and Hydraulic Retention Time on Nitrate Removal
Natasha L. Hoover, Alok Bhandari, Michelle L. Soupir, Thomas B. Moorman
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0161; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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The bigger, the better? The influence of urban green space design on cooling effects for residential areas
Madhumitha Jaganmohan, Sonja Knapp, Carsten M. Buchmann, Nina Schwarz
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0062; posted 23 Sept. 2015
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Temperature and Substrate Controls Woodchip Bioreactor Performance in Reducing Tile Nitrate Loads in East-Central Illinois
Mark B. David, Lowell E. Gentry, Richard A. Cooke, and Stephanie M. Herbstritt
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.06.0296; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Uptake of three antibiotics and an anti-epileptic drug by wheat crops spray irrigated with wastewater treatment plant effluent.
Alison M. Franklin, Clinton F. Williams, Danielle M. Andrews, Emily E. Woodward and John E. Watson
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.05.0257; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Tetracycline and Phenicol Resistance Genes and Mechanisms: Importance for Agriculture, the Environment and Humans
Marilyn C. Roberts and Stefan Schwarz
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.04.0207; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Phosphorus containing water dispersible nanoparticles in arable soil
Xiaoqian Jiang, Roland Bol, Volker Nischwitz, Nina Siebers, Sabine Willbold , Harry Vereecken, Wulf Amelung, Erwin Klumpp
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0085; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Comparison of surface water quality and yields from organically and conventionally produced sweet corn plots with conservation and conventional tillage
Joshua Edgell, D.L. Osmond, D.E. Line, G.D. Hoyt, J.M. Grossman, and E.M. Larsen
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0074; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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The urban tree as a tool to mitigate the urban heat island in Mexico City: a simple phenomenological model
Mónica Ballinas, Víctor L. Barradas
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0056; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Isoprene emission factors for subtropical street trees for regional air quality modelling
Kristina A. Dunn-Johnston, Jürgen Kreuzwieser, Satoshi Hirabayashi, Lyndal Plant, Heinz Rennenberg, and Susanne Schmidt
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0051; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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Subsurface Band Application of Poultry Litter and Its Influence on P concentration and Retention Following Runoff from Permanent Pastures
Dexter B. Watts, Thomas R. Way, H. Allen Torbert, and Shalamar D. Armstrong
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0037; posetd 11 Sept. 2015
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Measuring the Contribution of Agricultural Conservation Practices to Observed Trends and Recent Condition in Water Quality Indicators in Ohio, USA
Robert J. Miltner
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.12.0550; posted 11 Sept. 2015
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A Framework to Predict Uptake of Trace Organic Compounds (TOrCs) by Plants
Kuldip Kumar and Satish C. Gupta
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.06.0261; posted 2 Sept. 2015
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Stacking Time and Alum Effects on Polyether Ionophores in Broiler Litter
Sarah A. Doydora, Peizhe Sun, Miguel Cabrera, Aaron Thompson, Kimberly Love-Myers, John Rema, Vaughn Calvert II, Spyros G. Pavlostathis and Ching-Hua Huang
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0156; posted 2 Sept. 2015
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Mg isotope variations to trace liming input to terrestrial ecosystems: a case study in the Vosges mountains.
BOLOU-BI B. Emile, DAMBRINE Etienne, ANGELI Nicolas, POLLIER Benoît, NYS Claude, GUEROLD François, and LEGOUT Arnaud
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0096; posted 2 Sept. 2015
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Evaluation of Soil Manipulation to Prepare Engineered Earthen Waste Covers for Revegetation
W. Joseph Waugh, Craig H. Benson, William H. Albright, Gregory M. Smith, and Richard P. Bush
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0001; posted 2 Sept. 2015
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Effect of Wood Biochar in Manure Applied Sand Columns on Leachate Quality
A. Bradley, R. A. Larson, and T. Runge
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.04.0196; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Evaluating Legacy Phosphorus Storage and Release from Wetland Soils
V. D. Nair, M. W. Clark, and K. R. Reddy
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0154; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Analysis for Regression Model Behavior by Sampling Strategy for Annual Pollutant Load Estimation
Youn Shik Park and Bernie A. Engel
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0137; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Bluejoint is an effective bio-barrier species on mine covers
Galina Kamorina, Francine Tremblay, Bruno Bussière, Evgeniya Smirnova, and Nelson Thiffault
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0106; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Quantitative Reconstruction of Sulfur Deposition Using a Mixing Model Based on Sulfur Isotope Ratios in Tree Rings.
Takuya ISHIDA, Ichiro TAYASU, Chisato TAKENAKA
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.11.0506; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Jeffrey D. Wood, Robert J. Gordon, Ali Madani, Glenn W. Stratton, and Heather M. Bromley
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.11.0488; posted 18 Aug. 2015
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Impacts of lithological and anthropogenic factors affecting water chemistry in the Upper Paraguay River Basin
Ary T. Rezende-Filho, Vincent Valles, Sônia Furian, Célia M.S.C. Oliveira, Jamila Ouardi, Laurent Barbiero
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0019; posted 5 Aug. 2015
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Measuring leaf penetration and volatilization of chlorothalonil and epoxiconazole applied on wheat leaves in a laboratory scale experiment
Nebila LICHIHEB, Carole BEDOS, Erwan PERSONNE, Pierre BENOIT, Valérie
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.03.0165; posted 5 Aug. 2015
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Tile drainage density reduces groundwater travel times and compromises riparian buffer effectiveness
Keith E. Schilling, Calvin F. Wolter, Thomas M. Isenhart, and Richard C. Schultz
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0105; posted 5 Aug. 2015
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Thermal influence of a large green space on a hot urban environment
Hirofumi SUGAWARA, Shogo SHIMIZU, Hideo TAKAHASHI, Shinsuke HAGIWARA, Ken-ichi NARITA, Takehiko MIKAMI, Tatsuki HIRANO
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0049; posted 4 Aug. 2015
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Impacts of Enhanced Efficiency Nitrogen Fertilizers on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in a Coastal Plain Soil under Cotton
Dexter B. Watts, G. Brett Runion, Katy W. Smith Nannenga, and H. Allen Torbert
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.01.0036; posted 4 Aug. 2015
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Remediation of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil by Washing with Novel Chemically Modified Humic Substances
César García-Díaz, Antonio Nebbioso, Alessandro Piccolo, Josefina Barrera-Cortés , and
Rafael Martínez-Palou
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.09.0399; posted 4 Aug. 2015
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Ladgo Dam floods disaster of 2012: An assessment of the concentrations, sources and risks of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in floodplain soils of the lower reaches of River Niger, Nigeria
Godswill O. Tesi, Chukwujindu M.A. Iwegbue, Fidelis N. Emuh and Godwin E. Nwajei
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0116; posted 23 July 2015
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Yearlong impact of buried organic carbon on nitrate retention in stream sediments
Robert S. Stelzer
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0073; posted 23 July 2015
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Impact of residential prairie gardens on the physical properties of urban soil in Madison, WI
Marie R. Johnston,* Nick J. Balster, and Jun Zhu
doi:10.2134/jeq2015.02.0093; posted 16 July 2015
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Spatial scale and field management affect patterns of phosphorus loss in cranberry floodwaters
Casey D. Kennedy, Peter J. A. Kleinman, Carolyn DeMoranville
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.11.0485; posted 22 June 2015
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Impact of Reservoir Sediment Scour on Water Quality in a Downstream Estuary
Carl F. Cerco and Mark R. Noel
doi:10.2134/jeq2014.10.0425; posted 11 June 2015
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