Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Becker, T; Nelsen, T.S.; Leinfelder-Miles, M.; Lundy, M.E. (2020). Differentiating between Nitrogen and Water Deficiency in Irrigated Maize Using a UAV-Based Multi-Spectral Camera. Agronomy, 10(11), 1671;

Nelsen, T. and Lundy, M.E. (2020). Canopy reflectance informs in-season malting barley nitrogen management: An ex-ante classification approach. Agronomy Journal:

George, N. and Lundy, M.E. (2019). Quantifying Genotype x Environment Effects in Long-Term Common Wheat Yield Trials from an Agroecologically Diverse Production Region. Crop Sci. 59:1960-1972.

Carrijo, D.R.; Lundy, M.E.; Linquist, B.A. (2017). “Rice yields and water use under alternative wetting and drying irrigation: A meta-analysis.” Field Crops Research 203: 173-180.

Lundy, M.E.; Pittelkow, C.M.; Linquist, B.A.; Liang, X.; van Groenigen, K.J.; Lee, J.; Six, J.; Venterea, R.T.; van Kessel, C. (2015). “Nitrogen fertilization reduces yield declines following no-till adoption.” Field Crops Research 183: 204-210.

Pittelkow, C.M.; Linquist, B.A.; Lundy, M.E.; Liang, X.; van Groenigen, K.J.; Lee, J.; van Gestel, N.; Six, J.; Venterea, R.T.; van Kessel, C. (2015). “When does no-till yield more? A global meta-analysis.” Field Crops Research 183: 156-168.

Lundy, M.E. (2015). Drought tip: Managing irrigated corn during drought. ANR Publication 8551, September, 2015. Available:

Lundy, M. E.; Parrella, M.P. (2015). “Crickets Are Not a Free Lunch: Protein Capture from Scalable Organic Side-Streams via High-Density Populations of Acheta domesticus.” PLOS ONE 10(4): e0118785.

Pittelkow, C. M.; Liang, X. Q.; Linquist, B. A.; van Groenigen, K. J.; Lee, J.; Lundy, M. E.; van Gestel, N.; Six, J.; Venterea, R. T.; van Kessel, C. (2014). “Productivity limits and potentials of the principles of conservation agriculture.” Nature 517: 365-368.

Lundy, M. E.; Hill, J. E., et al. (2014). “Site-specific, real-time temperatures improve the accuracy of weed emergence predictions in direct-seeded rice systems.” Agricultural Systems 123: 12-21.

Liang, X. Q.; Li, L.; Chen, Y. X.; Li, H.; Liu, J.; He, M. M.; Ye, Y. S.; Tian, G. M.; Lundy, M. E. (2013). “Dissolved phosphorus losses by lateral seepage from swine manure amendments for organic rice production.” Soil Science Society of America Journal 77: 765-773.

Lundy, M. E.; Spencer, D.F.; van Kessel, C; Hill, J.; Linquist, B. (2012). “Managing phosphorus fertilizer to reduce algae, maintain water quality, and sustain yields in water-seeded rice.” Field Crops Research 131: 81-87.

Lundy, M. E.; Fischer, A.J.; van Kessel, C.; Hill, J.; Ruark, M.; Linquist, B. (2010). “Surface applied calcium phosphate stimulates weed growth in flooded rice.” Weed Technology 24: 295-302.

Selected Extension Content

Lundy, M.E. (Editor), UC Small Grains Website. Ongoing. Available:

Lundy, M.E. (Editor), UC Small Grains Blog. Ongoing. Available:

Lundy, M.E. (Editor), George, N.A., Turner, C., Rosa, G. Choose a small grain variety based on UC trial data. Ongoing. Available:

Lundy, M.E. (Editor), Turner, C., Rosa, G. Explore simple summaries of multi-year small grain variety trials in California. Ongoing. Available:

Lundy, M.E., 2017-18 seasonal conditions, fall-planted California wheat and UC small grain variety testing sites. 4 May, 2018. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Adapting in-season N rates for wheat during a dry year. 20 February, 2018. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Statewide small grain testing program update. 23 January, 2018. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Rodriguez, M., Mathesius, K., Leinfelder-Miles, M., Marsh, B., Wright, S., Maciel, F., Solorio, R., Wilson, R., Culp, D., Nelsen, L., Puro, L., George, N.A. 2017 California Small Grain Variety Testing Results. 27 September, 2017. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Mathesius, K., Start planning your nitrogen management strategy for fall-planted wheat now (and consider using a N-rich reference strip to manage your N more precisely). 24 August, 2017. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Glume darkening symptom observed in 2016-17 season has no apparent yield penalty in UC trial. 20 July, 2017. Available:

Lundy, M.E., 2017 University of California Small Grains Survey Results. 17 July, 2017. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Clark, N., Mathesius, K., California small grain disease notes from the field. 10 April, Available:

Lundy, M.E., Orloff, S., Clark, N., Is it too late to topdress fall-planted wheat with N fertilizer? 22 March, 2017. Available:

Lundy, M.E., Orloff, S., Topdress of nitrogen at tillering stage is something to seriously consider over the coming weeks. 27 January, 2017. Available:

Selected Presentations and Lectures

“Nitrogen management in malting barley.” 2018 UC Davis Small Grain and Alfalfa/Forages Field Day, Davis, CA, 17 May, 2018

“Updates on statewide small grain research and extension efforts, with comments on variety performance, pests and diseases, nitrogen management, and extension tools.” 2018 UC Davis Small Grain and Alfalfa/Forages Field Day, Davis, CA, 17 May, 2018

“Achieving efficient N fertilizer management in California spring wheat.” San Joaquin Valley CCA Nitrogen Management Training Meeting, California Institute for Water Resources. Fresno, CA, 7 March, 2018.

“From Measurement to Modeling to Management in Agronomic Systems.” Guest Lecture for UC Davis Agronomic Cropping Systems Course (PLS 111). 16 November, 2017.

“Update on UC Small Grain Research and Extension Efforts.” California Wheat Annual Collaborator Meeting, Davis, CA, 25 October, 2017.

“Development of Small Grain Varieties in California.” Intermountain Research and Extension Center Field Day. Tulelake, CA, 26 July, 2017.

“Common Wheat, Durum, Triticale and Barley Variety Evaluations: Comments on Methods, Productivity, and Cropping Season Observations.” UC Davis Small Grain and Alfalfa/Forages Field Day. Davis, CA, 11 May 2017.

“Achieving Efficient N Fertilizer Management in California Spring Wheat.” San Joaquin Valley CCA Nitrogen Management Training Meeting, California Institute for Water Resources. Fresno, CA, 8 March, 2017.

“Insects as a source of food.” Guest Lecture for UC Davis Agriculture and the Environment (PLS 101). 2 March, 2017

“In-season, in-field N fertilization decision making for wheat.” San Joaquin Valley Nitrogen Management: How Agriculture is Meeting the Challenges, UC Agricultural Sustainability Institute Meeting, Hanford, CA, 24 February 2017.

“Tools for Selecting Small Grain Varieties from UCCE Statewide Trials.” UCCE Delta Field Crops Meeting, Stockton, CA, 6 January, 2017.