Classical Plots / Refereed Publications

Refereed Publications

Gray Wooded Soils and Their Management

University of Alberta: 1971. Charles Frederick Bentley (editor), University of Alberta Faculty of Agriculture & Government of Canada Department of Agriculture. Bulletin B-71-1.“Digitized/reproduced here with permission of the University of Alberta. This material is available for your individual use; further distribution may infringe copyright." [Download pdf]

Breton Classical Plots: Refereed Scientific Papers

2004

Paul, E. A., Collins, H. P., Paustian, K., Elliott, E. T, Frey, S., Juma, N., Janzen, H., Campbell, C. A., Zentner, R. P., Lafond, G. P., and Moulin, A. P. Management effects on the dynamics and storage rates of organic matter in long-term crop rotations. Can. J. Soil Sci. 84:49-61.

2001

Izaurralde, R. C., McGill, W. B., Robertson, J. A., Juma, N. G., and Thurston, J. J. 2001. Carbon balance of the Breton Classical Plots over half a century. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:431-441.

Grant, R. F., Juma, N. G., Robertson, J. A., Izaurralde, R. C., and McGill, W. B. 2001. Long-term changes in soil carbon under different fertilizer, manure, and rotation: testing the mathematical model ecosys from data from the Breton Plots. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65:205-214.

1998

Campbell, C.A., H.H. Janzen, and N.G. Juma. 1998. Case studies of soil quality in the Canadian Prairies: long-term field experiments. In Soil quality for crop production, M.R. Carter and E. Gregorich (eds.). Elsevier, Amsterdam.

1997

Juma, N.G., Izaurralde, R.C., Robertson, J.A., McGill, W.B. 1997. Crop yield and soil organic matter trends over 60 years in a Typic Cryoboralf at Breton, Alberta. Pages 273-281, in Soil Organic Matter in Temperate Agroecosystems. Long term Experiments in North America. Paustian, Paul K., Cole, V.C. (eds.). Part IV: Soil, Crop, and Management of Long-Term Experiments in North America. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Juma, N.G., Robertson, J.A., Izaurralde, R.C. and McGill, W.B. 1997. Breton, Alberta: Crop rotations on a northern wooded soil. Soil Organic Matter in Temperate Agroecosystems. Long term Experiments in North America. Paustian, Paul K., Cole, V.C. (eds.). Part IV: Soil, Crop, and Management of Long-Term Experiments in North America. (Disk - 35 files in WP. 5.1 format for PC-compatible systems.

1996

Izaurralde, R.C., M. Choudhary, N.G. Juma, W.B. McGill, and L. Haderlein. 1996. Crop and N yield in short-term legume-based rotations practiced with zero tillage and low-input methods. Agron. J. 87: 958-964.

1995

Nyborg, M., E.D. Solberg, R.C. Izaurralde, S.S. Malhi, and M. Molina-Ayala. 1995. Influence of long-term tillage, straw and N fertilizer on barley yield, plant N uptake and on the soil-N balance. Soil Till. Res. 36: 301-310.

Nyborg, M. E.D. Solberg, S.S. Malhi, and R.C. Izaurralde. 1995. Fertilizer N, crop residue, and tillage alter soil C and N contents after a decade. P. 93-100 In R. Lal, J. Kimble, E. Levine, and B.A. Stewart (eds.). Advances in Soil Science: Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect. Lewis Publishers, CRC Press. Boca Raton, FLA.

Monreal, C.M., R.P. Zentner, and J.A. Robertson. 1995. The influence of management on soil loss and yield of wheat in Chernozemic and Luvisolic soils. Can. J. Soil Sci. 75: 567-674.

McKenzie, R.H., J.F. Dormaar, G.B. Schaalje, and J.W.B. Stewart. 1995. Chemical and biochemical changes in the rhizosphere of wheat and canola. Can. J. Soil Sci. 439-447.

Juma, N.G. 1995. Dynamics of soil C and N in a Typic Cryoboroll and a Typic Cryoboralf located in the Cyroboreal regions of Alberta. p. 187-196. In R. Lal, J. Kimble, E. Levine, and B.A. Stewart (eds.). Advances in Soil Science: Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect. Lewis Publishers, CRC Press. Boca Raton, FLA.

Izaurralde, R.C., Y. Feng, J.A. Robertson, W.B. McGill, N.G. Juma, and B.M. Olson. 1995. Long-term influence of cropping systems, tillage methods, and N sources on nitrate leaching. Can. J. Soil Sci. 75: 497-505.

Izaurralde, R.C. N.G. Juma, J.A. Robertson, W.B. McGill, and J.T. Thurston. 1995. The Breton Classical Plots Dataset. P. 351-362 In D.S. Powlson, P. Smith, and J.U. Smith (eds.). Evaluation of soil organic matter models using existing long-term datasets. NATO ASI Series I, Vol. 38, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg.

Cárcamo, H.A., J.K. Niemalä, and J.R. Spence. 1995. Farming and ground beetles: effects of agronomic practice on populations and community structure. Can. Entom. 127: 123-140.

1994

Wani, S.P., W.B. McGill, K.L. Haugen-Kozyra, J.A. Robertson, J.J. Thurston. 1994. Improved soil quality and barley yields with fababeans, manure, forages and crop rotations on a Gray Luvisol. Can. J. Soil Sci. 74: 75-84.

Wani, S.P., W.B. McGill, K. Haugen-Kozyra, and N.G. Juma. 1994. Increased proportion of active soil N in Breton loam under cropping systems with forages and green manures. Can. J. Soil Sci. 74: 67-74.

Singh, B., D.S. Chanasyk, W.B. McGill, and M.P.K. Nyborg. 1994. Residue and tillage management effects on soil properties of a Typic Cryoboroll under continuous barley. Soil Tillage Res. 32: 117-133.

Morel, C.H., J.O. Tiessen, and J.W.B. Stewart. 1994. Phosphorus transformations and availability under cropping and fertilization assessed by isotopic exchange. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 58: 1439-1445.

Izaurralde, R.C., D.S. Chanasyk, and N.G. Juma. 1994. Soil water under conventional and alternative cropping systems in cryoboreal-subhumid central Alberta. Can. J. Soil Sci. 74: 85-92.

1993

Juma, N.G. 1993. The role of fertilizers in rebuilding soil organic matter. p. 363-387. In D.A. Rennie, C.A. Campbell, and T.L. Roberts (eds). Impact of macronutrients on crop responses and environmental sustainability on the Canadian Prairies. Can. Soc. Soil Sci., Ottawa.

Izaurralde, R.C., N.G. Juma, W.B. McGill, D.S. Chanasyk, S. Pawluk, and M.J. Dudas. 1993. Performance of alternative cropping systems in cryoboreal-subhumid central Alberta. J. Agric. Sci. 120: 33-41.

Grant, R.F., N.G. Juma, and W.B. McGill. 1993. Simulation of carbon and nitrogen transformation in soils. I: Mineralization. Soil Biol. Biochem. 25: 1317-1329.

Grant, R.F., N.G. Juma, and W.B. McGill. 1993. Simulation of carbon and nitrogen transformations in soils. II.: Microbial biomass and metabolic products. Soil Biol. Biochem. 25: 1331-1338.

1992

McKenzie, R.H., J.W.B. Stewart, J.F. Dormaar, and G.B. Schaalje. 1992. Long-term crop rotation and fertilizer effects on phosphorus transformations. II. In a Luvisolic soil. Can. J. Soil Sci. 72: 581-589.

1991

Wani, S.P., W.B. McGill, and J.A. Robertson. 1991. Mycorrhizal and common-root rot infection, and nutrient accumulation in barley grown on Breton loam using N from biological fixation or fertilizer. Biol. Fert. Soils. 12: 46-54.

Wani, S.P., W.B. McGill, and J.A. Robertson. 1991. Soil N dynamics and N yield of barley grown on Breton loam using N from biological fixation or fertilizer. Biol. Fertil. Soils. 12: 10-18.

1990

Nyborg, M. and S.S. Malhi. 1990. Effect of zero and conventional tillage on barley yield and nitrate-N content, moisture and temperature of soil. Soil Tillage Res. 15: 1-9.

Malhi, S.S. and M. Nyborg. 1990. Evaluation of methods of placement for fall-applied urea under zero tillage. Soil Tillage Res. 15: 383-389.

Izaurralde, R.C., N.G. Juma, and W.B. McGill. 1990. Plant and nitrogen yield of barley-field pea intercrop in cryoboreal-subhumid central Alberta. Agron. J. 82: 295-301.

Insam, H. 1990. Are the soil microbial biomass and basal respiration governed by the climatic regime? Soil Biol. Biochem. 22: 525-532.

Grant, R.F., R.C. Izaurralde, and D.S. Chanasyk. 1990. Soil temperature under conventional and minimum tillage: simulation and experimental verification. Can. J. Soil Sci. 70: 289-304.

1989

Rutherford, P.M. and N.G. Juma. 1989. Shoot, root, soil and microbial nitrogen dynamics in two contrasting soils cropped to barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Biol. Fertil. Soils. 8: 134-143.

Rutherford, P.M. and N.G. Juma. 1989. Dynamics of microbial biomass and soil fauna in two contrasting soils cropped to barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). Biol. Fertil. Soils 8: 144-153.

Monreal, C.M. and W.B. McGill. 1989. The dynamics of free cystine cycling at steady-state through the solutions of selected cultivated and uncultivated Chernozemic and Luvisolic soils. Soil Biol. Biochem. 21: 689-694.

Monreal, C.M. and W.B. McGill. 1989. Kinetic analysis of soil microbial components under perturbed and steady-state conditions in a Gray Luvisol. Soil Biol. Biochem. 21: 681-688.

Monreal, C.M. and W.B. McGill. 1989. Kinetic analysis of cystine cycling through the solution of a Gray Luvisol and an Andept soil. Soil Biochem. 21: 671-679.

Insam, H. and D. Parkinson. 1989. Influence of macroclimate on soil microbial biomass. Soil Biol. Biochem. 21: 211-221.

1988

Malhi, S.S., and M. Nyborg. 1988. Methods of placement for increasing the efficiency of N fertilizers applied in the fall. Argon. J. 77: 27-32.

Malhi, S.S. and M. Nyborg. 1988. Effect of ATC, N-Serve and thiourea nitrification inhibitors on yield and N uptake of barley fertilized with fall-applied N. Plant Soil 105: 223-229.

Juma, N.G. and C.C. Mishra. 1988. Effect of an annual and a perennial crop on trophic group dynamics of nematodes. Can. J. Soil Sci. 68: 101-109.

Fyles, I.H., N.G. Juma, and J.A. Robertson. 1988. Dynamics of microbial biomass and fungal populations in long-term plots on a Gray Luvisol. Can. J. Soil Sci. 68: 91-100.

Dinwoodie, G.D. and N.G. Juma. 1988. Factors affecting the distribution and dynamics of 14C in two soils cropped to barley. Plant Soil. 110: 111-121.

Dinwoodie, G.D. and N.G. Juma. 1988. Allocation and microbial utilization of C in two soils cropped to barley. Can. J. Soil Sci. 68: 495-505.

1986

McGill, W.B. K.R. Cannon, J.A. Robertson, and F.D. Cook. 1986. Dynamics of soil microbial biomass and water-soluble organic C in Breton L after 50 years of cropping to two rotations. Can J. Soil. Sci. 66: 1-19.

1985

Howitt, R.W., and S. Pawluk. 1985. The genesis of a Gray Luvisol within the boreal forest region. II. Dynamic pedology. Can. J. Soil. Sci. 65: 9-19.

Howitt, R.W., and S. Pawluk. 1985. The genesis of a Gray Luvisol within the boreal forest region. I. Static pedology. Can. J. Soil. Sci. 65: 1-8.

1984

Berg, N.W., and S. Pawluk. 1984. Soil mesofaunal studies under different vegetative regimes in north central Alberta. Can J. Soil Sci. 64: 209-223.

Pawluk, S. 1980. Micromorphological investigations of cultivated Gray Luvisols under different management practices. Can. J. Soil Sci. 60: 731-745.

1977

McCoy, D.A., and G.R. Webster. 1977. Acidification of a Luvisolic soil caused by low-rate, long-term applications of fertilizers and its effects on growth of alfalfa. Can. J. Soil Sci. 57: 119-127.

1975

Toogood, J.A., D.H. Laverty, and M. Nyborg. 1975. The value of annual soil testing on Luvisolic soils. Can. J. Soil Sci. 55: 35-42.

1972

Toogood, J.A. 1972. Effects of fertilizers, species, and maturity on yields, economic returns, and nutritive value of grasses and legumes grown on a gray wooded soil. Can. J. Soil. Sci. 52: 245-252.

1971

Khan, S.U. 1971. Nitrogen fractions in a gray wooded soil as influenced by cropping systems and fertilizers. Can. J. Soil Sci. 51: 431-437.

1969

Khan, S.U. 1969. Some carbohydrate fractions of a gray wooded soil as influenced by cropping systems and fertilizers. Can. J. Soil Sci. 49: 219-224.

Khan, S.U. 1969. Humic acid fraction of a gray wooded soil as influenced by cropping systems and fertilizers. Geoderma 3: 247-254.

1964

Pawluk, S. and C.F. Bentley. 1964. The uptake of S35 by crops from variable depths in the soils. Can J. Soil Sci. 44: 261-263.

1960

Bentley, C.F., J.A. Carson, and J.P. Bowland. 1960. Fertilizers and the nutritive value of wheat grown on sulphur-deficient gray wooded soil. Can J. Plant Sci. 40: 146-155.

1959

Toogood, J.A., and D.L. Lynch. 1959. Effect of cropping systems and fertilizers on mean weight-diameter of aggregates of Breton Plot soils. Can. J. Soil Sci. 39: 151-156.

1956

Newton, J.D. 1956. Microbial and nutritional effects of “trash cover” in western Canada’s gray wooded, black earth and brown prairie soils. Trans. 6th Int. Congr. Soil Sci. 3: 213-223.

Bentley, C.F., L. Gareau, R. Renner, L.W. McElroy. 1956. Fertilizers and nutritive value of hays. I. Sulphur-deficient gray wooded soils. Can. J. Agric. Sci. 36: 315-325.

1955

Bentley, C.F., D.J. Hoff, and D.B. Scott. 1955. Fertilizer studies with radioactive sulphur. II. Can. J. Agric. Sci. 35: 264-281.

1954

Newton, J.D. 1954. Microbial maintenance of nitrogen in western Canada’s gray wooded, black earth and brown prairie soils. Trans. 5th Int. Congr. Soil Sci. 3: 76-87.

1953

Renner, R., C.F. Bentley, and L.W. McElroy. 1953. Nine essential amino acids in the protein of wheat and barley grown on sulfur-deficient soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Proc. 17: 270-273.

1951

Cormack, D.V., C.F. Bentley, and D.B. Scott. 1951. Fertilizer studies with radioactive sulphur. I. Scientific Agric. 31: 41-51.

1949

Simpson, F.J. and J.D. Newton. 1949. Studies on steam sterilization of soils. II. Some factors affecting minimum sterilization requirements. Can J. Res., C. 27: 1-13.

1945

Wyatt, F.A. 1945. Fifteen years experiments on the gray wooded soils of Alberta. Scientific Agric. 25: 626-635.

1936

Wyatt, F.A. and A. Leahey. 1936. Activated carbon as a fertilizer. Scientific Agric. 17: 1-10.

Wyatt, F.A. 1936. Fertilizers for the black and gray soils of central Alberta. Scientific Agric. 16: 238-240.

Odynsky, W. 1936. Solubility and distribution of phosphorus in Alberta soils. Scientific Agric. 16: 652-664.

Newton, J.D. 1936. The fertilizing value of sulphate in natural ‘alkali’ for gray wooded soils. Scientific Agric. 16: 241-244.

1934

Wyatt, F.A. 1934. The necessity for growing legumes on gray wooded soils. Scientific Agric. 14: 327-335.

McAllister, R.E. 1934. The effects of fertilizers on the yield and composition of crops from the wooded soils of Alberta. Scientific Agric. 14: 249-256.

1932

Holowaychuk, N. 1932. Replaceable bases hydrogen and base-holding capacity of Alberta soils. Can J. Res. 7: 64-74.

1931

Wyatt, F.A. 1931. Residual effects of fertilizers. Scientific Agric. 11: 387-396.

Newton, J.D. 1931. Sulphur oxidation in Alberta soils and related experiments. Scientific Agric. 11: 612-622.