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(underlined authors indicate students, postdocs, or technicians advised by Pittelkow)


Submitted Manuscripts (under review or in revisions)

1. Banger, K., Nafziger, E.D., Wang, J., Umar, M., Pittelkow, C.M. Simulating nitrogen management impacts on maize production in the U.S. Midwest. PLoS ONE.

2. Hertzberger, A.,  Pittelkow, C.M., Harmel, R.D., Christianson, L.E. The MANAGE Drain Concentration database: A new tool compiling North American drainage nutrient concentrations. Agricultural Water Management.

3. Yuan, M., Fernandez, F.G., Pittelkow, C.M., Greer, K.D., Schaefer, D. Soil and crop responses to phosphorus and potassium management under conservation tillage. Soil & Tillage Research.

4. Greer, K.D., Pittelkow, C.M. Linking nitrogen losses with crop productivity in maize agroecosystems. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems.

5. Behnke, G.D., Pittelkow, C.M., Nafziger, E.D., Villamil, M.B. Exploring the relationships among greenhouse gas emissions, yields, and soil properties in cropping systems. Agriculture.

6. Banger, K., Nafziger, E.D., Wang, J., Pittelkow, C.M. Modeling soil nitrogen status in Illinois maize production systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal.

7. Cai, S., Pittelkow, C.M., Zhao, X., Wang, S. Winter legume-rice rotations can reduce N pollution and carbon footprint while maintaining net ecosystem economic benefits. Journal of Cleaner Production.


Peer-reviewed publications

26. Edwards, J. D., Pittelkow, C.M., Kent, A.D., Yang, W.H. 2018. Dynamic biochar effects on soil nitrous oxide emissions and underlying microbial processes during the maize growing season. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 122: 81-90.

25. Yuan, M., Fernandez, F.G., Pittelkow, C.M., Greer, K.D., Schaefer, D. 2018. Tillage and fertilizer management effects on phosphorus runoff from minimal slope fields. Journal of Environmental Quality. In press.

24. Behnke, G.D., Zuber, S.M., Pittelkow, C.M., Nafziger, E.D., Villamil, M.B. 2018. Long-term crop rotation and tillage effects on soil greenhouse gas emissions and crop production in Illinois, USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 261: 62-70

23. Baechle, B., Davis, A.S., Pittelkow, C.M. 2018. Potential nitrogen losses in relation to spatially distinct soil management history and biochar addition. 2018. Journal of Environmental Quality 47: 62-69.

22. He, L.L., Bi, Y., Zhao, J., Pittelkow, C.M., Zhao, X., Wang, S., Xing, G. 2018. Population and community structure shifts of ammonia oxidizers after four-year successive biochar application to agricultural acidic and alkaline soils. Science of the Total Environment 619-620:1105-1115.

21. Steward, P.R., Dougill, A.J., Thierfelder, C., Pittelkow, C.M., Stringer, L.C., Kudzala, M., Shackelford, G.E. 2018. The adaptive capacity of maize-based conservation agriculture systems to climate stress in tropical and subtropical environments: a meta-regression of yields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 251: 194-202.

20. Zhao, X., Nafziger, E.D., Pittelkow, C.M. 2017. Nitrogen rate strategies for reducing yield-scaled nitrous oxide emissions in maize. Environmental Research Letters 12:124006.

19. Pittelkow, C.M., Clover, M.W., Hoeft, R.G., Nafziger, E.D., Warren, J., Gonzini, L.C., Greer, K.D. 2017. Tile drainage nitrate losses and corn yield response to fall and spring nitrogen management. Journal of Environmental Quality 46: 1057-1064.

18. Banger, K., Yuan, M., Wang, J., Nafziger, E.D., Pittelkow, C.M. 2017. A vision for incorporating environmental effects into nitrogen management decision support tools for U.S. maize production. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1270.

17. Wortman, S.E., Holmes, A.A., Miernicki, E., Knoche, K., Pittelkow, C.M. 2017. First-season crop yield response to organic soil amendments: A meta-analysis. Agronomy Journal 109: 1210-1217.

16. Graham, R., Wortman, S.E., Pittelkow, C.M. 2017. Comparison of organic and integrated nutrient management strategies for reducing soil N2O emissions. Sustainability 9: 510.

15. Grassini, P, Pittelkow, C.M., Cassman, K., Yang, H.S., Archontoulis, S., Licht, M., Lamkey, K.R., Ciampitti, I.A., Coulter, J.A., Brouder, S.M., Volenec, J.V., Guindin-Garcia, N. 2017. Robust spatial frameworks for leveraging research on sustainable crop intensification. Global Food Security 14: 18-22.

14. Zhao, X., Christianson, L.E., Harmel, D., Pittelkow, C.M. 2016. Assessment of drainage nitrogen losses on a yield-scaled basis. Field Crops Research 199: 156-166.

13. Morrell, F.J, Yang, H.S., Cassman, K.G., van Wart, J., Elmore, R.W., Licht, M., Coulter, J.A., Ciampitti, I.A., Pittelkow, C.M., Brouder, S.M., Thomison, P., Lauer, J., Graham, C., Massey, R., Grassini, P. 2016. Can crop simulation models be used to predict local to regional maize yields and total production in the U.S. Corn Belt? Field Crops Research 192: 1-12.

12. Pittelkow, C.M., Zorrilla, G., Terra, J., Riccetto, S., Macedo, I., Bonilla, C., Roel, A. 2016. Sustainability of rice intensification in Uruguay from 1993-2013. Global Food Security 9: 10-18.

11. Lundy, M.E., Pittelkow, C.M., Linquist, B.A., Liang, X.Q., van Groenigen, K.J., Lee, J., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., van Kessel, C. 2015. Nitrogen fertilization reduces yield declines following no-till adoption. Field Crops Research 183: 204-210.

10. Pittelkow, C.M., Liang, X.Q., Linquist, B.A., van Groenigen, K.J., Lee, J., Lundy, M.E., van Getsel, N., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., van Kessel, C. 2015. Productivity limits and potentials of the principles of conservation agriculture. Nature 517: 365-368.

9. Adviento-Borbe, M.A., Padilla, G.N., Pittelkow, C.M., Simmonds, M., van Kessel, C., Linquist, B.A. 2015. Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from flooded rice systems following the end-of-season drain. Journal of Environmental Quality 44: 1071-1079.

8. Pittelkow, C.M., Linquist, B.A., Lundy, M.E., Liang, X.Q., van Groenigen, K.J., Lee, J., van Getsel, N., Six, J., Venterea, R.T., van Kessel, C. 2015. When does no-till yield more? A global meta-analysis. Field Crops Research183: 156-168.

7. Pittelkow, C.M., Assa, Y., Burger, M., Mutters, R.G., Greer, C.A., Espino, L., Hill, J.E., Horwath, W.R., van Kessel, C., Linquist, B.A. 2014. Nitrogen management and methane emissions in direct-seeded rice systems. Agronomy Journal 106: 968-980.

6. Pittelkow, C.M., Adviento-Borbe, M.A., van Kessel, C., Hill, J.E., Linquist, B.A. 2014. Optimizing rice yields while minimizing yield-scale global warming potential. Global Change Biology 20: 1382-1393.

5. Adviento-Borbe, M.A., Pittelkow, C.M., Anders, M., van Kessel, C., Hill, J.E., McClung, A.M., Six, J., Linquist, B.A. 2013. Optimal fertilizer nitrogen rates and yield-scaled global warming potential in drill seeded rice. Journal of Environmental Quality 42: 1623–1634.

4. Pittelkow, C.M., Adviento-Borbe, M.A., Hill, J.E., Six, J., van Kessel, C., Linquist, B.A. 2013. Yield-scaled global warming potential of annual nitrous oxide and methane emissions from continuously flooded rice in response to nitrogen input. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 177: 10-20.

3. Linquist, B.A., van Groenigen, K.J., Adviento-Borbe, M.A., Pittelkow, C.M., van Kessel, C. 2012. An agronomic assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from major cereal crops. Global Change Biology 18: 194-209.

2. Pittelkow, C.M., Fischer, A.J., Moechnig, M.J., Hill, J.E., Koffler, K.B., Mutters, R.G., Greer, C.A., Cho, Y.S., van Kessel, C., Linquist, B.A. 2012. Agronomic productivity and nitrogen requirements of alternative tillage and crop establishment systems for improved weed control in direct-seeded rice. Field Crops Research 130: 128-137.

1. Linquist, B.A., Adviento-Borbe, M.A., Pittelkow, C.M., van Kessel, C., van Groenigen, K.J. 2012. Fertilizer management practices and greenhouse gas emissions from rice systems: A quantitative review and analysis. Field Crops Research 135:10-21.