Classical Plots / Graduate Student Theses

Graduate Student Theses

(Solely or partly based on work on Breton Classical Plots and other long-term experiments)

Doctor of Philosophy

Year

Student name and thesis title

Supervisor

1991

Rutherford, P. M. 1991. Dynamics of microbial biomass, soil fauna and nitrogen in contrasting soils.

N. G. Juma

1989

Burton, D.L. 1989. Control on amino acid metabolism in soil and direct assimilation by plants.

W. B. McGill

1987

Monreal, C.M. 1987. Kinetics of single organic molecules in soil solutions.

W. B. McGill

1978

Malhi, S.S. 1978. Losses of mineral nitrogen over the winter in Chernozemic and Luvisolic soils.

M. Nyborg

 Master of Science

Year

Student name and thesis title

Supervisor

2001

Chakraborty, S. 2001. Impact of phosphorus on soil organic matter dynamics in the long-term Classical Plots at Breton, Alberta.

N. G. Juma

2001

Zhu, B. 2001. Soil carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics in toposequences adjacent to the Breton Plots, Alberta.

N. G. Juma

2000

Puurveen, H. J. 2000. Measurement and simulation of water erosion.

R. C. Izaurralde

1997

Carcamo, A.Carbon cycling in two long-term cropping systems in a Gray Luvisol at Breton, Alberta.

N. G. Juma

1995

Haderlein, L. 1995. Soil water dynamics under conventional and alternative cropping systems at two sites in central Alberta.

R. C. Izaurralde

1993

Laidlaw, J.W. 1993. Denitrification and nitrous oxide emissions in thawing soil.

M. Nyborg

1988

Gu, J. 1988. Carbon and nitrogen assimilation, dinitrogen fixation in fababean (Vicia faba L.) and microbial biomass in soil plant systems (fababean, canola, barley, summer fallow) on a Gray Luvisol.

W. B. McGill

1987

Dinwoodie, G.D. 1987. Allocation and dynamics of Carbon in two soils cropped to barley. M.Sc.

N. G. Juma

1983

Setsoafia, K.M. 1983. Comparison of nitrogen and sulphur mineralization in soils.

M. Nyborg

1983

Bergstrom, D.W. 1983. An investigation of controls on soil phosphatase activity under laboratory and field conditions.

W. B. McGill

1983

Miller, J. C. 1983. Layer model of chromatographic solute transport through partially frozen structured soil.

W. B. McGill

1979

Gwyer, B. D. 1979. Uptake of phosphorus from lower depths of selected Alberta soils.

J. A. Robertson

1973

Ratanalert, P. 1973. Sulfur studies with some Chernozemic soils.

C. F. Bentley

1973

McCoy, D.A. 1973. Some effects of long-term fertilizer application on the Breton Plots.

G. R. Webster

1958

Carson, J.A. 1958. The composition, yield and nutritional value of wheat from the Breton plots.

C. F. Bentley

1956

Paul, E.A. 1956. Studies of aerobic non-symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria and their biochemical activities.

J. D. Newton

1955

Gareau, L. 1955. Some effects of commercial fertilizers on yield and quality of forage crops in Alberta.

C. F. Bentley

1953

Ivarson, K.C. 1953. Studies on non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation in some Alberta soils.

J. D. Newton

1953

Hoff, D.J. 1953. Fertility studies with radioactive and non-radioactive sulfur on some gray wooded soils of Alberta.

C. F. Bentley

1952

Hortie, H.J. 1952. A comparative study of certain physical and mineralogical features of gray wooded soils.

J. A. Toogood

1950

Cormack, D.V. 1950. The use of radioactivity sulphur in a study of fertilizer uptake.

C. F. Bentley

1948

Kasting, R. 1948. The sulphur-containing amino acids of wheat proteins.

A. G. McCalla

1947

Kenwood, J.W. 1947. Crop composition and yield as affected by fertilizers on Breton gray-wooded soils.

F. A. Wyatt/
J. D. Newton

1946

Dean, A.M. 1946. Variations in the sulphur content of some western Canadian prairie province soils.

J. D. Newton

1944

Rigby, F.L. 1944. The effects of sulphur on the quality of wheat.

J. D. Newton

1942

Peters, T.W. 1942. The effects of fertilizers on the sulphur content of soil and crop plants.

F. A. Wyatt/
J. D. Newton

1941

Brown, A.L. 1941. The chemical composition of western prairie soils as affected by cultivation and cropping.

J. D. Newton

1938

Caldwell, A.C. 1938. Effects of cultivation and cropping on the chemical composition of some western Canadian prairie soils.

J. D. Newton

1934

Odynski, W. 1934. Solubility and distribution of phosphorus in Alberta soils.

F. A. Wyatt

1933

McAllister, R.E.A. 1933. The effect of fertilizers on plant composition.

F. A. Wyatt

1932

Kohnke, H. 1932. Testing the fertility of Alberta soils by the Neubauer and Lemmermann methods.

F. A. Wyatt

1932

Bowser, W.E. 1932. Decomposition and movement of herbicides in soils, and effects on soil microbiological activity and subsequent crop growth.

J. D. Newton

1931

Holowaychuk, N. 1931. Replaceable bases, hydrogen and base-holding capacity of Alberta soils.

F. A. Wyatt