Li, X., Lazicki, P., Neelipally, R.T., Walker, F.R., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. Can surface-applied biochar improve soil health and plant performance in a perennial cool-season grass forage system? Soil Science Society of America Journal. 87: 656-668. DOI:

Montgomery, A., Herndon, E.M., Sams, C., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. Manganese sources and rates impact plant Mn concentrations and soil Mn fractions. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 87: 1120-1135. DOI:

Singh, S., Jagadamma, S., Yoder, D., Yin, X., and Walker, F. 2023. A weighted soil health index approach for refined assessment of soil health in cropping systems. Frontiers in Soil Science. 3: 1118526. DOI: 10.3389/fsoil.2023.1118526.

Wu, W., Gushgari-Doyle, S., Lui, L.M., Hendrickson, A.J., Liu, Y., Jagadamma, S., Nielson, T.N., Justice, N.B., Simmons, T., Hess, N.J., Joyner, D.C., Hazen, T.C., Arkin, A.P., and Chakraborty, R. 2023. Distinct depth-discrete profiles of microbial communities and geochemical insights in the subsurface critical zone. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 89(6): 1-14. DOI:

Fan, Y., Essington, M., Zhuang, J., Zhang, X., Jagadamma, S., Schwartz, J., Huang, J., Bhadha, J., and Lee, J. 2023. Recycling silage leachate and biochar for improving nitrate removal by woodchip bioreactor. Journal of Environmental management. 345: 118735. DOI:

Rezapour, S., Nouri, A., Asadzadeh, F., Barin, M., Erpul, G., Jagadamma, S., and Qin, R. 2023. Combining chemical and organic treatments enhances remediation performance and soil health in saline-sodic soils. Communications Earth and Environment. 4: 285. DOI:

Lazicki, P., Lee, J., Mengistu, A., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. Drought, heat, and management interact to affect soil carbon and nitrogen losses in a temperate, humid climate. Applied Soil Ecology. 189: 104947. DOI:

Wooliver, R., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. Response of soil organic carbon fractions to cover cropping: A meta-analysis of agroecosystems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 351: 108497. DOI:

Singh, S., Mayes, M.A., Kivlin, S.N., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. How the Birch effect differs in mechanisms and magnitude due to soil texture. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 179: 108973. DOI:

Neupane, A., Herndon, E.M., Whitman, T., Faiia, A.M., and Jagadamma, S. 2023. Manganese effects on plant residue decomposition and carbon distribution in soil fractions depend on soil nitrogen availability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 178: 108964. DOI:

Fan, Y., Zhuang, J., Essington, M., Jagadamma, S., Schwartz, J., and Lee, J. 2023. Global significance of substrates for nitrate removal in denitrifying bioreactors revealed by meta-analysis. Engineering. 21: 214-226. DOI:

Xu, S., Jagadamma, S., Cui, S., Oakes, R.N., and Kubesch, J.O.C. 2023. Forage species composition influenced soil health in organic forage transitioning systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 342: 108228. DOI:


Li, Z., Xu, S., Rajan, N., Nair, S., Jagadamma, S., Nave, R., Kubesch, J., Bates, G., McIntosh, D., Chen, C., and Cui, S. 2022. Productivity and nutritive value of no-input minimum tillage organic forage systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 124: 335-357. DOI:

Panday, D., Saha, D., Lee, J., Jagadamma, S., Adotey, N., and Mengistu, A. 2022. Cover crop residue influence on soil N2O and CO2 emissions under wetting-drying intensities: an incubation study. European Journal of Soil Science. 73(5): e13309. DOI:

Patra, R., Saha, D., and Jagadamma, S. 2022. Winter wheat cover crop increased subsoil organic carbon in a long-term cotton cropping system in Tennessee. Soil and Tillage Research. 224: 105521. DOI:

Neupane, A., Lazicki, P., Mayes, M.A., Lee, J., and Jagadamma, S. 2022. The use of stable carbon isotopes to decipher global change effects on soil organic carbon: present status, limitations, and future prospects. Biogeochemistry. 160(3): 315-354. DOI:

Hu. J., Richwine, J.D., Keyser, P.D., Yao, F., Jagadamma, S., and DeBruyn, J.M. 2022. Urea fertilization and grass species alter microbial nitrogen cycling capacity and activity in a C4 native grassland. PeerJ. 10: e13874. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.13874.

Fan, Y., Essington, M., Jagadamma, S., Zhuang, J., Schwartz, and Lee, J. 2022. The global significance of abiotic factors affecting nitrate removal in woodchip bioreactors. Science of the Total Environment. 848: 157739. DOI:

Wooliver, R., Kivlin, S.N., and Jagadamma, S. 2022. Links among crop diversification, microbial diversity, and soil organic carbon: Mini review and case studies. Frontiers in Microbiology. 13: 854247. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.854247.

Dhaliwal., J.K., Panday, D., Saha, D., Lee, J., Jagadamma, S., Schaeffer, S., and Mengistu, A. 2022. Predicting and interpreting cotton yield and its determinants under long-term conservation management practices using machine learning. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 199: 107107. DOI:

Bansal, S., Yin, X., Schneider, L., Sykes, V., Jagadamma, S., and Lee. J. 2022. Carbon footprint and net carbon gain of major long-term cropping systems under no-tillage. Journal of Environmental Management. 307: 114505. DOI:

Singh, S., Jagadamma, S., Yoder, D., Yin, X., and Walker, F. 2022. Cropping system management responses to Cornell and Alabama soil health assessment methods in the southeastern United States. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 86 (1): 106-117. DOI:

Bilen, S., Jacinthe, P.A., Shrestha, R., Jagadamma, S., Nakajima, T., Kendall, J., Doohan, T., Lal, R., and Dick, W. 2022. Greenhouse gas fluxes in a no-tillage chronosequence in Central Ohio. Soil and Tillage Research. 218: 105313. DOI:

Yoder, D., Jagadamma, S., Singh, S., Nouri, A., Xu, S., Saha, D., Schaeffer, S., Adotey, N., Walker, F., Lee, J., and Budipradigdo, M. 2022. Soil health: Meaning, measurement, and value through a critical zone lens. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 77(1): 88-99. DOI: (Invited Research Editorial).


Abramoff, R.Z., K. Georgiou, B. Guenet, M.S. Torn, Y. Huang, H. Zhang, W. Feng, S. Jagadamma, K. Kaiser, D. Kothawala, M.A. Mayes, and P. Ciais. 2021. How much carbon can be added to soil by sorption. Biogeochemistry,

Hu, J., Richwine, J.D., Keyser, P.D., Li, L., Yao, F., Jagadamma, S., and DeBruyn, J. M. 2021. Ammonia-oxidizing bacterial communities are affected by nitrogen fertilization and grass species in native C4 grassland soils. PeerJ. 9: e12592. DOI:

Hu, J., Richwine, J., Keyser, P., Yao, F., Jagadamma, S., and DeBruyn, J.M. 2021. Nitrogen fertilization and native C4 grass species alter abundance, activity and diversity of soil diazotrophic communities. Frontiers in Microbiology 12: 1872.

Li, X., A. Neupane, S. Xu, N. Abdoulmoumine, J.M. DeBruyn, F. Walker, and S. Jagadamma. 2021. Application methods influence biochar–fertilizer interactive effects on soil nitrogen dynamics. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 84: 1871-1884.

Li, X., Xu, S., Neupane, A., Abdoulmoumine, N., DeBruyn, J.M., Walker, F. R., and Jagadamma, S. 2021. Co-application of biochar and nitrogen fertilizer reduced nitrogen losses from soil. PloS ONE 16(3): e0248100.

Nouri, A., Yoder, D.C., Raji, M., Ceylan, S., Jagadamma, S., Lee, J., Walker, F.R., Yin, X., Fitzpatrick, J., Trexler, B., Arelli, P., and Saxton, A.M. 2021. Conservation agriculture increases the soil resilience and cotton yield stability in climate extremes of the southeast US. Communications Earth & Environment 2: 155.

Liang, J., Wang, G., Singh, S., Jagadamma, S., Gu, Lianhong, Schadt, C.W., Wood, J.D., and Mayes, M.A. 2021. Intensified soil moisture extremes decrease soil organic carbon decomposition: A mechanistic modeling analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 126: e2021JG006392.

Littrell, J., Xu, S., Omondi, E., Saha, D., Lee, J., and Jagadamma, S. 2021. Long-term organic management combined with conservation tillage enhanced soil organic carbon accumulation and aggregation. Soil Science Society of America Journal 85(5): 1741-1754

Singh, S., Jagadamma, S., Liang, J., Kivlin, S.N., Wood, J.D., Wang, G., Schadt, C.W., Dupont, J.I., Gowda, P., and Mayes, M.A. 2021. Differential organic carbon mineralization responses to soil moisture in three different soil orders under mixed forested system. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 9: 682450.

Singh, S., Mayes, M.A., Shekoofa, A., Kivlin, S.N., Bansal, S., and Jagadamma, S. 2021. Soil organic carbon cycling in response to simulated soil moisture variation under field conditions. Scientific Reports 11(1): 1-13.

Tilhou, N.W., R.L.G. Nave, S. Jagadamma, N. Eash, and J.T. Mulliniks. 2021. Forage species and summer management impacts on soil carbon and nitrogen in winter stockpiled grazing systems. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, 4: e20132.

Xu, S., S. Jagadamma, A.J. Ashworth, S. Singh, P.R. Owens, and P.A. Moore, Jr. 2021. Long-term effects of pasture management and fenced riparian buffers on soil organic carbon content and aggregation. Geoderma, 382: 114666.


Amorim, H.C.S., A.J. Ashworth, P.A. Moore, B.J. Weinhold, M.C. Savin, P.R. Owns, S. Jagadamma, T.S. Carhalho, and S. Xu. 2020. Soil quality indices following long-term conservation pasture management practices. Agriculture, Ecosytems & Environment, 301: 107060.

Bansal, S, X. Yin, H.J. Savoy, S. Jagadamma, J. Lee, and V.R. Sykes. 2020. Long‐term influence of phosphorus fertilization on organic carbon and nitrogen in soil aggregates under no‐till corn‐wheat‐soybean rotations. Agronomy Journal, 112: 2519– 2534.

Chatterjee, A., A.F. de Jesus, D. Goyal, S. Sigdel, L.J. Cihacek, B.S. Farmaha, S. Jagadamma, L. Sharma, and D.S. Long. 2020. Temperature sensitivity of nitrogen dynamics of agricultural soils of the United States. Open Journal of Soil Science, 10: 298-305.

Jahromi, N.B., J. Lee, F.R. Walker, A. Fulcher, S. Jagadamma, and P. Arelli. 2020. Biochar application to flooded sandy soils: effects on soil quality and corn growth under greenhouse conditions. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, 3(1): e20028.

Li, Y., Z. Li., S.X. Chang, S. Cui, S. Jagadamma, Q. Zhang, and Y. Cai. 2020. Residue retention promotes soil carbon accumulation in minimum tillage systems: Implications for conservation agriculture. Science of The Total Environment, 740: 140147.

Nouri, A, J. Lee, D.C. Yoder, S. Jagadamma, F.R. Walker, X. Yin, and P. Arelli. 2020. Management duration controls the synergistic effect of tillage, cover crop, and nitrogen rate on cotton yield and yield stability. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 301: 107007.

Sabbagh, M., S. Jagadamma, L.A. Duncan, F.R. Walker, J. Lee, M.E. Essington, P. Arelli, and M.J. Buschermohle. 2020. Cover crop diversity for weed suppression and crop yield in a corn-soybean production system in Tennessee. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, 3: e20112.

Sainju, U.M., R. Ghimire, U. Mishra, and S. Jagadamma. 2020. Reducing nitrous oxide emissions and optimizing nitrogen use efficiency in dryland crop rotations with different nitrogen rates. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 116: 381-395.

Singh, S., A. Nouri, S. Singh, S. Anapalli, J. Lee, P. Arelli, and S. Jagadamma. 2020. Soil organic carbon and aggregation in response to thirty-nine years of tillage management in the southeastern US. Soil and Tillage Research, 197: 104523.

Singh, S., S. Jagadamma, D.C. Yoder, X. Yin, and F.R. Walker. 2020. Agroecosystem management responses to Haney soil health test in the southeastern United States. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 84: 1705-1721.


Xu, S., S.L. Ottinger, S.M. Schaeffer, J.M. DeBruyn, C.N. Stewart, Jr., M. Mazarei, and S. Jagadamma. 2019. Effects of field-grown transgenic switchgrass carbon inputs on soil organic carbon cycling. PeerJ, e7887.

Yu J., Yin X., Raper TB., Jagadamma S.. 2019. Sulfur Fertilization and Sulfur Sufficiency Range for Contemporary Cotton Cultivars with High Yielding Potentials. International Journal of Plant Production 13 (4), 369-378.

Jagadamma S., Jin V.. 2019. Know Your Community: Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Crops, Soils, Agronomy News 64 (11), 26-27.

Li, Y., Li, Z., Cui, S., Jagadamma, S., and Zhang, Q. 2019. Residue retention and minimum tillage improve physical environment of the soil in croplands: A global meta-analysis. Soil and Tillage Research 194:104292.

Wander, M. M., Cihacek, L. J., Coyne, M., Drijber, R. A., Grossman, J. M., Gutknecht, J. L., Horwarth, W.R., Jagadamma, S., Olk, D.C., Ruark, M., Snapp, S. S., Tiemann, L.K., Weil, R., and Turco, R.F. 2019. Developments in agricultural soil quality and health: Reflections by the research committee on soil organic matter management. Frontiers in Environmental Science 7:109.

Singh, S., Savoy, H. J., Yin, X., Schneider, L., and Jagadamma, S. 2019. Phosphorus and potassium fertilizer rate verification for a corn–wheat–soybean rotation system in Tennessee. Agronomy Journal 111:2060-2068.

Chu, M., Singh, S., Walker, F.R., Eash, N.S., Buschermohle, M.J., Duncan, L.A. and Jagadamma, S. 2019. Soil health and soil fertility assessment by the haney soil health test in an agricultural soil in west Tennessee. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 50(9):1123-1131.

Duncan, L., Savoy, H., Walker, F., Essington, M., Buschermohle, M., Jagadamma, S., Hawkins, S., Tyler, D., Florence, R., McClure, A., Allen, G., Qualls, D., and Wilson, J. 2019. University of Tennessee fertilizer recommendation development. UT Extension Publication. W795.

Singh, P., Swain, D.K., Bhadoria, P.B.S. and Jagadamma, S. 2019. Effect of Planting System and Elevated CO2 Environment on Soil NH 4+–N and NO 3−–N Content and Yield of Hybrid Rice in Subtropical India. International Journal of Plant Production 13(2):141-153.

Yu, J., Yin, X., Raper, T. B., and Jagadamma, S. 2019. Sulfur fertilization and sulfur sufficiency range for contemporary cotton cultivars with high yielding potentials. International Journal of Plant Production 1-10.

Singh, S., Yan, S., Sorochan, J., Stier, J., Mayes, M.A., Zhuang, J. and Jagadamma, S. 2019. Soil carbon accumulation and nutrient availability in managed and unmanaged ecosystems of east Tennessee. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83(2):458-465.

Miao, F., Li, Y., Cui, S., Jagadamma, S., Yang, G. and Zhang, Q. 2019. Soil extracellular enzyme activities under long-term fertilization management in the croplands of China: a meta-analysis. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 114(2):125-138.

Jagadamma, S., Essington, M.E., Xu, S. and Yin, X. 2019. Total and active soil organic carbon from long-term agricultural management practices in west Tennessee. Agricultural & Environmental Letters 4(1).


Xu, S., Jagadamma, S., and Rowntree, J. 2018. Response of grazing land soil health to management strategies: A summary review. Sustainability 10(2):1-26.

Nouri, A., Lee, J., Yin, X., Tyler, D., Jagadamma, S., and Arelli, P. 2018. Soil physical properties and soybean yield as influenced by long-term tillage systems and cover cropping in the midsouth USA. Sustainability 10(12):1-15.

Wegner, B., Subedi, K., Singh, S., Lai, L., Abagandura, G., Kumar, S., Osborne, S., Lehman, M., and Jagadamma, S. 2018. Response of soil surface greenhouse gas fluxes to crop residue removal and cover crops under a corn-soybean rotation. Journal of Environmental Quality 47(5):1146-1154.

Anapalli, S., Reddy, K., and Jagadamma, S. 2018. Conservation tillage impacts and adaptations in irrigated corn in a humid climate. Agronomy Journal 110(6):1-14.

2017 and older:

Chu, M., Jagadamma, S., Walker, F. R., Eash, N. S., and Buschermohle, M. J. 2017. Effect of multispecies cover crop mixture on soil properties and crop yield. Agricultural and Environmental Letters 2, 170030.

Jagadamma, S. 2017. Know your community: Global climate change community. Crops, Soils and Agronomy News 62 (12):16 – 17.

Paradis, C.J., Jagadamma, S., Watson, D.B., McKay, L.D., Hazen, T.C., Park, M., and Istok, J.D. 2016. In situ mobility of uranium in the presence of nitrate following sulfate-reducing conditions. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 187:55-64.

Wang, G., Jagadamma, S., Mayes, M.A., Schadt, C.W., Steinweg, J.M., Gu, L., and Post, W.M. 2015. Microbial dormancy improves development and experimental validation of ecosystem model. ISME Journal. 9:226-237.

Jagadamma, S., Mayes, M.A., Steinweg, J.M., and Schaeffer, S.M. 2014. Substrate quality alters microbial mineralization of added substrate and soil organic carbon. Biogeosciences 11:4665–4678.

Jagadamma, S., Steinweg, J.M., Mayes, M.A., Wang, G., and Post, W.M. 2014. Decomposition of added and native organic carbon from physically separated fractions of diverse soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 50:613-621.

Jagadamma, S., Mayes, M.A., Zinn, Y.L., Gísladóttir, G., and Russell, A.E. 2014. Sorption of organic carbon compounds to the fine fraction of surface and subsurface soils. Geoderma 213:79-86.

Petridis, L., Ambaye, H., Jagadamma, S., Kilbey II, S.M., Lokitz, B.S., Lauter, V., and Mayes. A. 2013. Spatial arrangement of organic compounds on a model mineral surface: Implications for soil organic matter stabilization. Environmental Science & Technology 48:79-84.

Jagadamma, S., and Mayes, M.A. 2013. The role of sorption on mineralization of carbon in soils. JSM Environmental Science & Ecology 1:1005.

Steinweg, J.M., Jagadamma, S., Frerichs, J., and Mayes, M.A. 2013. Activation energy of extracellular enzymes in soils from different biomes. PLoS ONE 8(3):e59943.

Mayes, M.A., Jagadamma, S., Ambaye, H., Petridis, L., and Lauter, V. 2013. Neutron reflectometry reveals the internal structure of natural organic matter deposited onto an aluminum oxide. Geoderma 192:182-189.

Wang, G., Post, W.M., Mayes, M.A., Frerichs, J.T., and Jagadamma, S. 2012. Parameter estimation for models of ligninolytic and cellulolytic enzyme kinetics. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 48:28-38.

Jagadamma, S., Mayes, M.A., and Phillips, J.R. 2012. Selective sorption of dissolved organic carbon compounds by temperate soils. PLoS ONE 7(11):e50434.

Jagadamma, S., and Lal, R. 2010. Integrating physical and chemical fractionation methods for isolating stable soil organic carbon. Geoderma 158:322-330.

Jagadamma, S., Lal, R., Ussiri, D., Trumbore, S.E., and Mestelan, S. 2010. Evaluation of structural chemistry and radiocarbon age of recalcitrant soil organic carbon isolated by wet oxidation methods. Biogeochemistry 98:29–44.

Jagadamma, S., and Lal, R. 2010. Distribution of organic carbon in physical fractions of soils as affected by agricultural management. Biology & Fertility of Soils 46:543–554.

Jagadamma, S., Lal, R., and Rimal, B.K. 2009. Effects of topsoil depth and soil amendments on corn yield and properties of two alfisols in central Ohio. Journal of Soil Water Conservation 64:70-80.

Jagadamma, S., Lal, R., Hoeft, R.G., Nafziger, E.D., and Adee, E.A. 2008. Nitrogen fertilization and cropping system impacts on soil properties and their relationship to crop yield in the central Corn Belt, USA. Soil & Tillage Research 98:120-129.

Jagadamma, S., Lal, R., Hoeft, R.G., Nafziger, E.D., and Adee, E.A. 2007. Nitrogen fertilization and cropping systems effects on soil organic carbon and total nitrogen pools under chisel-plow tillage in Illinois. Soil & Tillage Research 95:348-356.