BOOKS/BOOK CHAPTERS/SOFTWARE FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL MANAGEMENT RESEARCH GROUP


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BOOKS:

Pierzynski, G.M., J.T. Sims, and G.F Vance. 2005. Soils and environmental quality. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Sharpley, A.N., T.C. Daniel, J.T. Sims, J. Lemunyon, R. Stevens, and R. Parry. 1999. Agricultural phosphorus and eutrophication. USDA Agricultural Research Service Special Publication No. 149.

Sims, J.T. (ed.) 1998. Phosphorus soil testing: Environmental uses and implications. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 389.
Sims, J.T., K.L. Gartley, and J.A. Shirey. 1999. Nutrient management for water quality protection: An educational training program for Delaware. A series of four training modules covering the basic principles of nutrient managment, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling and management, and comprehensive nutrient management planning. Includes slide sets, interactive exercises, reference lists, fact sheets, and other relevant information. 
Sims, J.T., A.B. Leytem, and F.J. Coale. 2002. The phosphorus site index: A systematic approach to assess the risk of nonpoint source pollution of Delaware waters by agricultural phosphorus (Training manual). University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
Sims, J.T., and A.N. Sharpley. 2005. Phosphorus: Agriculture and the environment. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.

BOOK CHAPTERS:
 
Beegle, D.B., L.E. Lanyon, and J.T. Sims. 2002. Nutrient balance. p. 171-192. In P.M. Haygarth, and S.C. Jarvis (ed.) Agriculture, hydrology, and water quality. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK.
Cabrera, M.L., and J.T. Sims. 2000. Beneficial uses of poultry by-products: Challenges and opportunities. p. 425-450. In J.F. Power, and W. Dick (ed.) Beneficial uses of agricultural, municipal, and industrial by-products. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI .
Maguire, R.O., and J.T. Sims 2002. Urban waste and sludges as fertilizers. p. 569-571. In Encyclopedia of soil science. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York.
Pierzynski, G.M., R.W. McDowell, and J.T. Sims. 2005. Chemistry, cycling, and potential movement of inorganic phosphorus in soils. p. 53-86. In J.T. Sims, and A.N. Sharpley (ed.) Phosphorus: Agriculture and the environment. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.
Sharpley, A.N., J.J. Meisinger, A. Breeuwsma, J.T. Sims, T.C. Daniel, and J.S. Schepers. 1997. Impacts of animal manure management on ground and surface water quality. p. 173-242. In J.L. Hatfield (ed.) Effective management of animal waste as a soil resource. John Wiley and Sons, New York.
Sims, J.T. 2000. The role of soil testing in environmental risk assessment for phosphorus. p. 57-80. In A.N. Sharpley (ed.) Agriculture and phosphorus management: The Chesapeake Bay. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Sims, J.T. 1999. Agricultural phosphorus and water quality: Environmental challenges in the U.S. Atlantic Coastal Plain. p. 217-226. In T. Petchey, and B. D'Arcy (ed.) 2nd Intl. Conference on Diffuse Pollution. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sims, J.T. 1999. Soil fertility evaluation. p. D113-151. In M. Sumner (ed.) Handbook of soil science. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Sims, J.T. 1997. Agricultural and environmental issues in the management of poultry wastes: Recent innovations and long-term challenges. p. 72-90. In J.E. Rechcigl, and H.C. MacKinnon (ed.) Agricultural uses of by-products and wastes. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
 
Sims, J.T., and F.J. Coale. 2002. Solutions to nutrient management problems in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, USA. p. 345-372. In P.M. Haygarth, and S.C. Jarvis (ed.) Agriculture, hydrology, and water quality. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK.
Sims, J.T., and P.J.A. Kleinman. 2005. Managing agricultural phosphorus for environmental protection. p. 1021-1068. In J.T. Sims, and A.N. Sharpley (ed.) Phosphorus: Agriculture and the environment. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.
Sims, J.T., M.C. Pautler, K.L. Gartley, P.A. Vadas, R.O.Maguire, A.B. Leytem, M.-F. Lavahun, N.J. Luka, and R.A. Eaton. 2002. Environmental aspects of soil phosphorus chemistry in the U.S. Atlantic coastal plain. p. 119-123. In Agricultural effects on ground and surface waters: Research at the edge of science and society. IAHS Publ. no. 273, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Sims, J.T., and G.M. Pierzynski. 2005. Chemistry of phosphorus in soils. p. 151-192. In M.A. Tabatabai, and D.L. Sparks (ed.) Chemical processes in soils. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.
Sims, J.T., and G.M. Pierzynski. 2000. Assessing the impacts of agricultural, municipal, and industiral by-products on soil quality. p. 237-262. In J.F. Power, and W. Dick (ed.) Beneficial uses of agricultural, municipal, and industrial by-products. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI .
 
Sims, J.T., and P.A. Vadas. 2005. Phosphorus in soils. p. 202-210. In D. Hillel (ed.) Encyclopedia of soils in the environment. Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, UK.

SOFTWARE:
 
Sims, J.T., and N.J. McCafferty. 2002. The Phosphorus Index: A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program that allows Extension agents, farmers, and other users to rapidly calculate a "phosphorus site index" for fields on their farm based on soil test phosphorus, slope, runoff, and management of phosphorus fertilizers and manures.
 
Sims, J.T., P.A. Vadas, and D.R. Snyder. 1997. Nutrient budgets for poultry-grain agriculture. A spreadsheet program that rapidly calculates the mass balance for poultry-grain farming operations.

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