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Refereed Journal Articles
Alvin J. M. Smucker

51. Yabba, M. D., E. F. Foster and A.J.M. Smucker. 2001. Bean seedling response to abscissic acid polyethylene glycol and moisture stress: Root responses. Crop Sci. (submitted).

50. Smucker, A.J.M., M.L. Rivers, P. Albee, K.M. Kemner, B. Lai, H.R. Lee, J.D. Jastrow and R. M. Miller. 2001. Synchrotron micro-imaging of natural soil aggregate
porosities. Bioimaging (submitted)

49. Sissoko, F., A.J.M. Smucker and E.A. Paul. 2001. Root exudation, soil wetting and drying modifications of soil aggregate stability. Plant and Soil (submitted)

48. Smucker, A.J.M., C.J. Dell, D. Santos, J.D. Jastrow and J. Kinyangi. 2001. Concentric microsite extractions from soil aggregates by the soil aggregate erosion (SAE) method. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. J. (submitted)

47. Rasse, D.P. and A.J.M. Smucker. 2000. Alfalfa root and shoot mulching effects on soil hydraulic properties and aggregation. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. J. 63:725-731.

46. Albee, P.B., G.C. Stockman and A.J.M. Smucker. 2000. Extraction of pores from microtomographic reconstructions of intact soil aggregates. Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory. ANL/MCS-P790-0100.

45. Akkinnifesi, F.K., A.J.M. Smucker and B.T. Kang. 2000. Belowground dynamics in agroforestry systems. Annals of Arid Zone 38:239-273.

44. Collins, H.P., E.T. Elliott, K. Paustain, L.G. Bundy, W.A. Dick, D.R. Huggines, A.J.M. Smucker and E.A. Paul. 2000. Soil carbon pools and fluxes in long-term corn belt agroecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 32:157-168.

43. Rasse, D.P., J.T. Ritchie, W.R. Peterson, J. Wei, and A.J.M. Smucker. 2000. Rye cover crop and nitrogen fertilization effects on nitrate leaching in inbred maize fields. J. Environ. Qual. 29:298-304.

42. Rasse, D.P. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1999. Root recolonization of previous root channels in corn and alfalfa rotations. Plant and Soil 204:203-212.

41. Rasse, D., A.J.M. Smucker and O. Schabenberger. 1999. Modifications of soil nitrogen pools and fluxes in response to alfalfa root systems and shoot mulch. Agron. J. 91:471-477.

40. Rasse, D.P. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1999. Tillage effects on soil nitrogen and plant biomass in a corn-alfalfa rotation. J. of Environ. Qual. 28:873-880.

39. Rasse, D.P. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1999. Modifications of soil nitrogen pools in response to alfalfa root system and shoot mulch. Agron. J. 91:471-477.

38. Kemner, K.M., W. Yun, Z. Cai, B. Lai, H.R. Lee, D.G. Legninni, W. Rodrigues, J.D. Jastrow, R.M. Miller, S.T. Pratt, M.A. Schneegurt, C.F. Kulpa Jr., A.J.M. Smucker. 1998. Using x-ray microprobes for environmental research. SPIE Vol. 3449:45-54.

37. Asseng, S., J.T. Ritchie, A.J.M. Smucker, M.J. Robertson. 1998. Demographic responses of wheat roots to drought. Plant and Soil 201:265-273.

36. Dowdy, R.H., A.J.M. Smucker, M. S. Dolan, and J.C. Ferguson. 1998. Automated image analyses for separating plant roots from soil debris elutriated from soil cores. Plant and Soil 200: 91-94.

35. Ostrom, N.E., K. E. Knoke, L.O. Hedin, G.P. Robertson, and A.J.M. Smucker. 1997. Temporal trends in nitrogen isotope values of nitrate leaching from agricultural soils. Chem. Geol. 146:210-227.

34. Pietola, L.M. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1997. Fibrous carrot root responses to irrigation and compaction of sandy and organic soils. Plant and Soil 200:95-105.

33. Santos, D., S.L.S. Murphy, H. Taubner, A.J.M. Smucker and R. Horn. 1997. Uniform separation of concentric surface layers from soil aggregates. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 61: 720-724.

32. Pietola, L.M. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1995. Fine root dynamics of alfalfa after multiple cuttings and during a late invasion by weeds. Agron. J. 87:1161-1169.

31. Murphy, S.L. And A.J.M. Smucker. 1995. Evaluation of video image analysis and line-intercept methods for measuring root systems of alfalfa and ryegrass. Agron. J. 87:865-868.

30. Murphy, J.A., M.G. Hendricks, P.E. Rieke, A.J.M. Smucker and B.E. Branham. 1994. Turfgrass root systems evaluated using the minirhizotron and video recording methods. Agron. J. 86:247-250.

29. Taylor, H.M., Y. Waisel, A.J.M. Smucker and R.W. Zobel. 1992. Study of roots and their functions in plants. J. Plant Nut. 15:6-7.

28. Smucker, A.J.M. and R.M. Aiken. 1992. Dynamic root responses to water deficits. Soil Science 154:281-289.

27. Majdi, H., A.J.M. Smucker, and H. Persson. 1992. A comparison between minirhizotron and monolith sampling methods for measuring root growth of maize (Zea mays L.) Plant and Soil 147:127-134.

26. McLean, R.M., M. G.S. Howell and A.J.M. Smucker. 1992. A minirhizotron system for in situ root observation slides of Seyval grapevines. American Soc. for Enology and Viticulture 43:87-89.

25. Smucker, A.J.M., A. Nunez-Barrios and J.T. Ritchie. 1991. Root dynamics in drying soil environments. Belowground Ecology. 2:4-5.

24. Smucker, A.J.M., A.K. Srivastava, M.W. Adams and B.D. Knezek. 1991. Secondary tillage and traffic modifications of the growth and production of dry edible beans and soybeans. Appl'd. Eng. in Agri. 6:1834-1838.

23. Smucker, A.J.M. 1990. Quantification of root dynamics in agroecological systems. In: V. S. Goel and J.M. Norman, eds. Instrumentation for Studying Vegetation Canopies for Remote Sensing in Optical and Thermal Infrared Regions, Remote Sensing
Reviews 5:237-248.

22. Schroeder, S.L., B. Huang, R.L. King and A.J.M. Smucker. 1990. Measurement of whole plant responses to compacted and flooded soil environments in the teaching laboratory. J. Agron. Ed. 19:171-175.

21. Ferguson, J.C., and A.J.M. Smucker. 1989. Modification of the minirhizotron video camera system for measuring spatial and temporal root dynamics. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:1601-1605.

20. Box, J.E., Jr., A.J.M. Smucker and J.T. Ritchie. 1989. Minirhizotron installation techniques for investigating root responses to drought and oxygen stresses. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 53:115-118.

19. Asady, G.H. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1989. Compaction and root modifications of soil
aeration. Soil Science Soc. J. 53:251-254.

18. Hasenstein, K.H., M.L. Evans, C.L. Stinemetz, R. Moore, W.M. Fondren, E.C. Koon, M.A. Higby and A.J.M. Smucker. 1988. Comparative effectiveness of metal ions in inducing curvature of primary roots of Zea mays. Plant Physiology 86:885-889.

17. Schumacher, T.E. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1987. Ion uptake and respiration of dry bean roots subjected to localized anoxia. Plant and Soil 99:411-422.

16. Smucker, A.J.M. and A.E. Erickson. 1987. Anaerobic stimulation of root exudation and disease of peas. Plant and Soil 99:423-433.

15. Schumacher, T.E. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1985. Carbon transport and root respiration of Phaseolus vulgaris subjected to localized anoxia. Plant Physiology 78:359-364.

14. Asady, G.H., A.J.M. Smucker and M.W. Adams. 1985. Seedling test for the quantitative measurement of root tolerances to compacted soils. Crop Science 25:802- 806.

13. Mulligan, M.F., A.J.M. Smucker and G.F. Safir. 1985. Tillage modifications of dry edible bean root colonization by VAM fungi. Agron. J. 77:140-144.

12. Schumacher, T.E. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1984. Effect of localized anoxia on Phaseolus vulgaris L. root growth. J. Expt'l. Bot. 35 (156):1039-1047.

11. Ghaderi, A., A.J.M. Smucker and M.W. Adams. 1984. Expected correlated responses in selecting dry beans for tolerance to soil compaction. Euphytica 33:377-385.

10. Schumacher, T.E., A.J.M. Smucker, A. Eshel and R.B. Curry. 1983. Measurement of short term root growth by prestaining with neutral red. Crop Science 23:1212-1214.

9. Schumacher, T.E. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1983. Measurement of dissolved CO2 in aqueous solution using a modified infrared gas analysis system. Plant Physiol. 72:212-214.

8. Smucker, A.J.M., S.L. McBurney and A.K. Srivastava. 1982. Quantitative separation of roots from compacted soil profiles by the hydropneumatic elutriation system.
Agron. J. 74:500-503.

7. Srivastava, A.K., A.J.M. Smucker and S.L. McBurney. 1982. A mechanical sampling method for multiple soil-plant root studies. Transactions of the ASAE Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 868-871.

6. Schumacher, T.E. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1981. Mechanical impedance effects on oxygen uptake rates and porosity of drybean roots. Agron. J. 73(1):51-55.

5. Pessoa da Costa, G.T. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1981. Interactions of oxygen nitrogen- salinity stresses on plant growth and mineral content of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) in sand culture. J. of Plant Nutrition 3:887-903.

4. Smucker, A. J. M., B. D. Knezek and G. R. Hooper. 1979. Influence of short-term oxygen stress upon the translocation of zinc in navy beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). In: The Root-Soil Interface.Eds. J. L. Harley and R. Scott Russell. Acad. Press. p. 434.

3. Smucker, A. J. M. and R. H. Leep. 1976. Influence of peroxide and polyelectrolyte treatments on the germination, seedling, emergence and yield. Proc. of Assn. of Off. Seed Analysts 65:147-153.

2. Smucker, A.J.M. and R.E. Lucas. 1975. Development of the Castelar graduate soil sciences program in Argentina--a cooperative effort. J. Agronomic Education 4:49-52.

1. Smucker, A.J.M. and A.E. Erickson. 1976. An aseptic mist chamber system: A method for measuring root processes of peas. Agron. J. 68:59-62.


Refereed Annual Reviews, Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings
Alvin J. M. Smucker

29. Smucker, A.J.M. 2001. Formation and function of soil aggregation dynamics. Advances in Soil Science. (Invited manuscript) (in preparation)

28. Smucker, A.J.M. 2001. Plant root contributions to soil structure. Encyclopedia of Soil Science. (Lal, R., ed.). (Invited manuscript) (Submitted)

27. Richner, W., M. Liedgens, H . Burgi, A. Soldati, P. Stamp and A.J.M. Smucker. 2001. Root image analysis and interpretation. In: European Research: Root Methods Handbook. 34 p. (In press)

26. Smucker, A J.M. 1999. New approaches for soil aggregation research during the next century (Keynote address). roceedings of Fourth Soil Structure/Carbon Workshop. (D. Reynolds, Ed.) p. 45-51. (Keynote address)

25. Dell, C., Y. Kavdir, and A.J.M. Smucker. 1999. Management modifications of concentric gradients within soil aggregates. In: Proceedings of Fourth Soil Structure/Carbon Workshop (D. Reynolds, Ed.) p. 62-66.

24. Fahey, T., C. Bledsoe, F. Day, R. Reuss and A.J.M. Smucker. 1999. Fine root production and demography. In: G. P. Robertson, C. S. Bledsoe, D. C. Coleman and P. Sollins, (Eds) Standard Soil Methods for Long-Term Ecological Research. Oxford Press. p 437-455

23. Smucker, A.J.M., D. Santos, Y. Kavdir and E.A. Paul. 1998. Concentric gradients within stable soil aggregates. Proceedings of the 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, France. (Invited paper)

22. Smucker, A.J.M., D. Santos, and Y. Kavdir. 1996. Concentric layering of carbon, nitrogen and clay within soil aggregates from tilled and non-tilled agroecosystems. Third Eastern Canada Soil Structure Workshop Proceedings. pp. 129-140.

21. Aiken, R.M. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1996. Root system regulation of whole plant growth. Annu. Rev. Phytopath. 34:325-347. (Invited chapter)

20. Smucker, A.J M., B.G. Ellis and B.T. Kang. 1995. Root, nutrient and water dynamics in alley cropping on an Alfisol in a forest savanna transition zone. In. Kang, B. T., A. O. Osiname and Larbi (eds). Alley Farming Research and Development, Proc. of International Conf. on Alley Farming. Ibadan, Nigeria, pp 103-121. (Keynote Address)

19. Smucker, A.J.M., W. Richner and V.O. Snow. 1995. Bypass flow via root-induced macropores (RIMS) in subirrigated agriculture. Clean Water Clean Environment for the 21st Century, Conf. Proc. Vol. III: Practices, Systems, and Adoption. Kansas City, MO. March 5, 1995. pp 255-258.

18. Smucker, A.J.M. and J.T. Ritchie. 1994. Plant physiological responses to the soil - Symposium conclusions. In: Proc. of the First Intl. Crop Sci. Cong. D.R. Buxton (ed.) Ames, Iowa, pp. 747-748.

17. Huang, Q., A.K. Jain, G.C. Stockman and A.J.M. Smucker. 1993. A new perspective on segmentation: Token-based grouping at multiple levels. Image Processing: Theory and Applications on Segmentation, pp 1-9.

16. Smucker, A.J.M. 1993. Soil environmental modifications of root dynamics and root measurements. Annu. Rev. Phytopath. 31:193-216. (Invited Chapter)

15. Huang, C., A.K. Jain, G.C. Stockman and A.J.M. Smucker. 1992. Automatic image analysis of plant root structures. Proceedings of the 11th IAPR Conference on Pattern Recognition Methodology and Systems. The Hague, The Netherlands. p. 1-8.

14. Smucker, A J.M. 1992. Contemporary analytical methods for quantifying plant root dynamics. L. Kutschera, E. Hubl, E. Lichtenegger, H. Persson, and Sobotik (eds.) Root Ecology and Its Practical Applications. Verein fur Wurzelforschung Vienna. pp. 721-726.

13. Snider, R.J., R. Snider and A.J.M. Smucker. 1990. Collembolan populations and root dynamics in Michigan Agroecosystems. In: J. E. Box and L. C. Hammond, eds. Rhizosphere Dynamics. AAAS Selected Symposium 113. pp. 168-191. (Invited Address)

12. Smucker, A.J.M., and A.E. Erickson. 1989. Tillage and compactive modifications of gaseous flow and soil aeration. (W. E. Larson et al. eds.). In: Mechanics and related processes in structured agricultural soils. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 205-221. (Invited paper)

11. Smucker, A.J.M., J.C. Ferguson, W.P. DeBruyn, R.K. Belford and J.T. Ritchie. 1987. Image analysis of video-recorded root systems. In: Minirhizotron Observation Tubes. Methods and Applications for Measuring Root Dynamics. S. A. Barber and C. D. Boulden eds. ASA Special Publication No. 50 pp. 67-80. (Invited paper)

10. Allmaras, R.R., J.M. Kraft, Jr. and A.J.M. Smucker. 1988. Soil compaction and crop residue management effects on root diseases of annual food legumes. International Food Legume Conference, Spokane, WA. pp. 627-647. (Invited paper)

9. Smucker, A.J.M., J.C. Ferguson and J.T. Ritchie. 1986. Visualization of rhizospheres of intensively cultivated soils. XIII Congress of Int'l. Soil Sci. Soc. Volume II:639.

8. Smucker, A J.M. 1985. Soybean crop responses to soil environmental stresses. (R. Shibles, ed.) World Soybean Research Conference III: Proceedings, Ames, Iowa, Westview Press. pp. 1000-1006. (Invited Address)

7. Smucker, A.J.M. and G.R. Safir. 1985. Root and soil microbial interactions which influence the availability of photoassimilate carbon to the rhizosphere. (M.J. Mitchell, ed.) In: Microfloral and Faunal. pp. 203-243.

6. Smucker, A.J.M. 1984. Carbon utilization and losses by plant root systems. (Barber and Boulden, eds.). In: Roots, Nutrient and Water Influx, and Plant Growth. Amer. Soc. Agron., Madison, WI, pp. 27-46. (Invited Address)

5. Smucker, A.J.M., B.D. Knezek and G.R. Hooper. 1979. Influence of short-term oxygen stress upon the translocation of zinc in navy beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). In: The Root-Soil Interface. Eds. J. L. Harley and R. Scott Russell. Academic Press. p. 434.

4. Schumacher, T.E., and A.J.M. Smucker. 1978. Influence of mechanical impedance upon the morphology, growth, and O2 uptake by Phaseolus vulgaris roots. Reports for Commission Papers Vol.1 pp. 97-98. 11th Congress of International Society of Soil Science, Edmonton, Canada.

3. Smucker, A J.M. and R.H. Leep. 1976. Influence of peroxide and polyelectrolyte treatments on the germination, seedling, emergence and yield. Proc. of Assn. of Off. Seed Analysts 65:147-153.

2. Erickson, A.E., C.M. Hansen, A.J.M. Smucker, K.Y. Li, L. C. Hsi, T.S.Wang and R.L. Cook. 1968. Subsurface asphalt barriers for the improvement of sugarcane production and the conservation of water on sand soil. International Society of Sugarcane Technologists Proceedings, 13th Congress, Taiwan, 787-792.

1. Erickson, A.E., C.M. Hansen, and A.J.M. Smucker. 1968. The influence of subsurface asphalt barriers on the water properties and productivity of sand soils. 9th Int=l. Congress of Soil Science Transactions. Vol. 1:331-337.


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