Long-term effects of Cover Crops on soil water

Soil water improvements with the long-term use of a winter rye cover crop

Andrea D Basche, Thomas C Kaspar, Sotirios V Archontoulis, Dan B Jaynes, Thomas J Sauer, Timothy B Parkin, Fernando E Miguez. 2016. Agricultural Water Management. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2016.04.006

New soil water module in DSSAT

Coupling and testing a new soil water module in DSSAT CERES-Maize model for maize production under semi-arid condition.

Hamze Dokoohaki, Mahdi Gheysari, Sayed-Farhad Mousavi, Shahrokh Zand-Parsa, Fernando E Miguez, Sotirios V Archontoulis, Gerrit Hoogenboom. Agriculture Water Management. 2016. Agricultural Water Management. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2015.09.002

New biochar module for APSIM

A model for mechanistic and system assessments of biochar effects on soils and crops and trade‐offs

Sotirios V Archontoulis, Isaiah Huber, Fernando E Miguez, Peter J Thorburn, Natalia Rogovska, David A Laird 2015. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12314.

Microalgae biofuel production potential

Evaluation of microalgae biofuel production potential and cultivation sites using Geographic Information Systems: A review.

Bhavna Sharma, Elke Brandes, Amit Khanchi, S. Birrell, Emily Heaton, and Fernando E. Miguez 2015. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. doi:10.1007/s12155-015-9623-0

Cover Crops meta-analysis on N2O emissions

Do cover crops increase or decrease nitrous oxide emissions? A meta-analysis.

Andrea D. Basche, Fernando E Miguez, Tom Kaspar and Michael Castellano 2014. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Published: November/December 2014 vol. 69 no. 6 471-482. doi: 10.2489/jswc.69.6.471

Soybean optimization

A methodology and an optimization tool to calibrate phenology of short-day species included in the APSIM PLANT model: Application to soybean

SV Archontoulis, FE Miguez, KJ Moore 2014. Environmental Modeling and Software Published: May 10, 2014.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.04.009

Nonlinear Regression in Agriculture

Nonlinear Regression Models and Applications in Agricultural Research

SV Archontoulis, FE Miguez 2013. Agronomy Journal Published: May 17, 2013. doi: 10.2134/agronj2012.0506

Biochar and Water-Holding Capacity

Assessing potential of biochar for increasing water‐holding capacity of sandy soils

AS Basso, FE Miguez , DA Laird, R Horton, M Westgate 2013. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. Article first published online: 15 DEC 2012 DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12026

Biomass Crop Models

Bioenergy crop models: descriptions, data requirements, and future challenges

Sujithkumar Surendran Nair, Shujiang Kang, Xuesong Zhang, Fernando E. Miguez, R. Cesar Izaurralde, Wilfred M. Post, Michael C. Dietze, Lee R. Lynd and Stan D. Wullschleger 2012. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. Article first published online: 13 MAR 2012

Nitrogen in Miscanthus

Impact of nitrogen allocation on growth and photosynthesis of Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus)

Dan Wang, Mathew W. Maughan, Jindong Sun, Xiaohui Feng, Fernando Miguez, DoKyoung Lee and Michael C. Dietze 2012. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. Article first published online: 13 MAR 2012

Biomass crops forecasts

Modeling spatial and dynamic variation in growth, yield and yield stability of the bioenergy crops Miscanthus × giganteus and Panicum virgatum across the conterminous USA.

Fernando Miguez, Matt Maughan, Germán Bollero, S. P. Long. 2012. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. Article first published online: 16 DEC 2011 Volume 4, Issue 5, pages 509–520, September 2012

Miscanthus productivity

Miscanthus x giganteus Productivity: The Effects of Management in Different Environments.

Matt Maughan, Germán Bollero, D.K. Lee, Robert Darmody, Stacy Bonos, Laura Cortese, James Murphy, Roch Gaussoin, Matthew Sousek, David Williams, Linda Williams, Fernando Miguez, and Thomas Voigt. 2012. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. published on line Dec 5 2011

Modeling Tools

Modeling Tools and Strategies for Developing Sustainable Feedstock Supplies. Fernando Miguez , Michael Dietze, and Armen Kemanian. Invited chapter in: Sustainable Alternative Fuel Feedstock Opportuniteis, Challenges and Roadmaps for Six U.S. Regions. 2011. pp. 319-338. (pdf)

Landscape Management

Landscape Management and Sustainable Feedstock Production: Enhancing Net Regional Primary Production while Minimizing Externalities. Richard Lowrance, William Anderson, Fernando Miguez , Timothy Strickland, Joseph Knoll, and Thomas Sauer. Invited chapter in: Sustainable Alternative Fuel Feedstock Opportuniteis, Challenges and Roadmaps for Six U.S. Regions. 2011. pp. 1-19. (pdf)

Canopy photosynthesis in switchgrass

Wang, D. M.W. Maughan, J. Sun, X. Feng, F. Miguez, DK Lee, M.C. Dietze. Impacts of canopy position and nitrogen on nitrogen allocation and photosynthesis of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). Aspects of Applied Biology 112, Biomass and Energy Crops IV, 2011 341-351.


Response to Zhang et al.

Response to Zhang et al.’s Comment on “Modeling Miscanthus in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to Simulate Its Water Quality Effects as a Bioenergy Crop”. Tze Ling Ng, Fernando Miguez, J. Wayland Eheart and Ximing Cai. Environmental Science and Technology, 2011 (link)

Miscanthus: a promising biomass crop

Miscanthus: a promising biomass crop. Emily Heaton, Frank Dohleman, Fernando E. Miguez and others. Advances in Botanical Research, 2010 . Volume 56, 2010, Pages 75-137.

The C4 grass Miscanthus × giganteus is of increasing interest as a biomass feedstock for renewable fuel production. (more)

Miscanthus in SWAT for Water Quality

Modeling Miscanthus in SWAT to Simulate its Water Quality Effects as a Bioenergy Crop. Tze Ling Ng, J. Wayland Eheart, Ximing Cai, Fernando E. Miguez. Environmental Science and Technology, 2010 (link)

Antioxidants in Papaya and honey

Evaluation of Synergistic Antioxidant Potential of Complex Mixtures Using Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR). Tory L. Parker, Samantha A. Miller, Lauren E. Myers, Fernando E. Miguez and Nicki J. Engeseth. J. Agric. Food Chem., 2010 , 58 (1), pp 209–217. (link)

Miscanthus Modeling in Europe Using WIMOVAC

A semimechanistic model predicting the growth and production of the bioenergy crop Miscanthus × giganteus: description, parameterization and validation.
Fernando E. Miguez , Xinguang Zhu, Stephen Humphries, German A. Bollero, and Stephen P. Long. GCB Bioenergy . 2009 . Volume 1 Issue 4, Pages 282 - 296 (link)

Multivariate Visualization of Soil Quality

Multivariate Analysis and Visualization of Soil Quality Data for No-Till Systems.
Maria B. Villamil Fernando E. Miguez , German A. Bollero. J. Environ. Quality . 2008 . 37: 2063-2069.

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