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1980's Publications

Books

Kinetics of Soil Chemical Processes

 

 

Sparks, D.L. 1989. Kinetics of Soil Chemical Processes. Academic Press, New York.

 

Books Edited

Soi Physical Chemistry

 

 

Sparks, D.L. 1986. Editor. Soil Physical Chemistry. CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida.

 

Chapters in Books

Sparks, D.L., and P.M. Huang. 1985. The physical chemistry of soil potassium. p. 201-276. In R.E. Munson (ed.) Potassium in Agriculture. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.

Sparks, D.L. 1985. Kinetics of ionic reactions in clay minerals and soils. p. 231-266. In N.C. Brady (ed.) Advances in Agronomy, Academic Press, New York.
Sparks, D.L. 1986. Kinetics of reactions in pure and mixed systems. p. 63-145. In D.L. Sparks (ed.) Soil Physical Chemistry, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
Sparks, D.L. 1986. Potassium release from sandy soils. p. 93-105. In H. von Peter (ed.) Nutrient Balances and the Need for Potassium. International Potash Institute, Bern, Switzerland.
Sparks, D.L. 1987. Potassium dynamics in soils. p. 1-63. In B.A. Stewart (ed.) Advances in Soil Science Vol. 6, Springer-Verlag, New York.
Sparks, D.L. 1987. Kinetics of soil chemical processes: Past progress and future needs. p. 61-73. In L.L. Boersma (ed.) Future Developments in Soil Science. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Spec. Publ., Madison, Wisconsin.
Sparks, D.L. 1989. Kinetics of reactions on soil systems. p. 362-365. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Engineering. McGraw-Hill, New York.

Refereed Publications

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Sparks, D.L., R.L. Blevins, H.H. Bailey, and R.I. Barnhisel. 1979. Relationship of ammonium nitrogen distribution to mineralogy in a Hapludalf soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 43:786-789.   PDF
Sparks, D.L. 1980. Chemistry of soil potassium in Atlantic Coastal Plain soils: A review. Commun. in Soil Sci. and Plant Analy. 11:435-449.
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Sparks, D.L., D.C. Martens, and L.W. Zelazny. 1980. Plant uptake and leaching of applied and indigenous potassium in Dothan soils. Agron. J. 72:552-555.   PDF
Sparks, D.L., L.W. Zelazny, and D.C. Martens. 1980a. Kinetics of potassium exchange in a Paleudult from the Coastal Plain of Virginia. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 44:37-40.   PDF

Sparks, D.L., L.W. Zelazny, and D.C. Martens. 1980b. Kinetics of potassium desorption in soils using miscible displacement. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 44:1205-1208.

 

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Sparks, D.L. 1981. On the chemistry of potassium in sandy soil. Potash Review 5:1-11.

 

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De la chimie du potassium dans les sols sableux.
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Die Chemie des Kaliums in sandigen Böden.
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La química del potasio en suelos arenosos.
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Sparks, D.L., and W.C. Liebhardt. 1981. Effects of long term lime and potassium applications on quantity-intensity (Q/I) relationships in sandy soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 45:786-790.

 

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Elliott, H.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1981. Electrokinetic behavior of a Paleudult profile in relation to mineralogical composition. Soil Sci. 132:402-409.

 

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Sparks, D.L., and P.M. Jardine. 1981. Thermodynamics of potassium exchange in soil using a kinetics approach. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 45:1094-1099.

 

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Sparks, D.L., and W.C. Liebhardt. 1982. Temperature effects on potassium exchange and selectivity in Delaware soils. Soil Sci. 133:10-17.

 

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Efecto que ejerce la temperatura sobre el intercambio y la
selectividad del potssio en los suelos de Delaware.
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Pill, W.G., and D.L. Sparks. 1982. Effects of nitrapyrin and nitrogen form on tomato growth, water relations, and ion composition. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 107:487-492.

 

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Sparks, D.L., and J.E. Rechcigl. 1982. Comparison of batch and miscible displacement techniques to describe potassium adsorption kinetics in Delaware soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 46:875-877.   PDF
Mitchell, W.H., and D.L. Sparks. 1982. Influence of subsurface irrigation and organic additions on top and root growth of field corn. Agron. J. 74:1084-1088.   PDF
Martin, H.W., and D.L. Sparks. 1983. Kinetics of nonexchangeable potassium release from two Coastal Plain soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 47:883-887.   PDF
Evans, C.M., and D.L. Sparks. 1983. On the chemistry and mineralogy of boron in pure and in mixed systems: A review. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 14:827-846.   PDF
Sparks, D.L., and P.M. Jardine. 1984. Comparison of kinetic equations to describe K-Ca exchange in pure and in mixed systems. Soil Sci. 138:115-122.   PDF
Sparks, D.L. 1984. Ion activities: An historical and theoretical overview. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 48:514-518.   PDF
Jardine, P.M., and D.L. Sparks. 1984a. Potassium-calcium exchange in a multireactive soil system: I. Kinetics. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 48:39-45.
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Jardine, P.M., and D.L. Sparks. 1984b. Potassium-calcium exchange in a multireactive soil system: II. Thermodynamics. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 48:45-50.

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Martin, HW, and D.L. Sparks. 1984. On the behavior of nonexchangeable potassium in soils. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 16:133-163.   PDF
Sparks, D.L., and T.H. Carski. 1985. Kinetics of potassium exchange in heterogeneous systems. Applied Clay Science. 1:89-101.   PDF
Rechcigl, J.E., and D.L. Sparks. 1985. Acid rain effects on soils: A review. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Analy. 16:653-680.   PDF
Carski, T.H., and D.L. Sparks. 1985. A modified miscible displacement technique for investigating adsorption-desorption phenomena in soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 49:1114-1116.   PDF
Alvarez, R., and D.L. Sparks. 1985. Polymerization of silicate anions in solutions at low concentrations. Nature 318 (6047): 649-651.   PDF
Ogwada, R.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1986. Use of mole and equivalent fractions in describing thermodynamics of potassium exchange in soils. Soil Sci. 141:268-273.   PDF
Ogwada, R.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1986. A critical evaluation on the use of kinetics for determining thermodynamics of ion exchange in soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 50:300-305.   PDF
Ogwada, R.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1986. Kinetics of ion exchange on clay minerals and soil. I. Evaluation of methods. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 50:1158-1162.   PDF
Ogwada, R.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1986. Kinetics of ion exchange on clay minerals and soil. II. Elucidation of rate-limiting steps. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 50:1162-1164.   PDF
Schulthess, C.P., and D.L. Sparks. 1986. Backtitration technique for proton isotherm modeling of oxide surfaces. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 50:1406-1411.   PDF
Carski, T.H., and D.L. Sparks. 1987. Differentiation of soil N fractions using a kinetic approach. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:314-317.   PDF
Schulthess, C.P., and D.L. Sparks. 1987. Two site model for Al-oxide with mass balanced competitive Ph + salt/salt dependent reactions. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:1136-1144.   PDF
Sadusky, M.C., D.L. Sparks, M.R. Noll, and G.J. Hendricks. 1987. Kinetics and mechanisms of potassium release from sandy Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 51:1460-1465.   PDF
Sandler, H.A., R.B. Carroll, and D.L. Sparks. 1988. Effect of biocidal treatments on cation exchange capacity and fusarium blight of soybean in Delaware soils. Agron. J. 80:8-12.   PDF
Rechcigl, J.E., M.R. Teel, and D.L. Sparks. 1988. Ammonium fixation from urea as influenced by nitrapyrin. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 19:1583-1591.   PDF
Schulthess, C.P., and D.L. Sparks. 1988. A critical assessment of surface adsorption models. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 52:92-97.   PDF
Schulthess, C.P., and D.L. Sparks. 1989. Competitive ion adsorption on oxides. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:316-323.   PDF
Seyfried, M.S., D.L. Sparks. A. Bar-Tal, and S. Feigenbaum. 1989. Kinetics of Ca-Mg exchange on soil using a stirred-flow reaction chamber. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:406-410.   PDF
Parker, D.R., D.L. Sparks, G.J. Hendricks, and M.C. Sadusky. 1989. Potassium in Atlantic Coastal Plain soils. I. Soil characterization and distribution of potassium. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:392-396.   PDF
Parker, D.R., G.J. Hendricks, and D.L. Sparks. 1989. Potassium in Atlantic Coastal Plain soils: II. Crop responses and changes in soil K under intensive management. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:397-401.   PDF
Toner, C.V., IV, D.L. Sparks, and T. H. Carski. 1989. Anion exchange chemistry of Middle Atlantic soils: Charge properties and nitrate retention kinetics. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:1061-1067.   PDF
Zhang, P., and D.L. Sparks. 1989. Kinetics and mechanisms of molybdate adsorption at the goethite/water interface using pressure-jump relaxation. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:1028-1034.   PDF
Grant, S.A., and D.L. Sparks. 1989. Evaluation of activity coefficient models for exchangeable cations. J. Phys. Chem. 93:6265-6267.   PDF

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