Peer-Reviewed Publications

Tamagno, S., Pittelkow, C., Fohner, G., Nelsen, T., Hegarty, J, Carter, C., Vang, T., Lundy, M. (in press). Optimizing water and nitrogen productivity of wheat and triticale across diverse production environments to improve the sustainability of baked products. Front. Plant Sci. 13:952303. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2022.952303.

Peterson, C., Pittelkow, C., Lundy, M. (2022). Exploring the potential for water-limited agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley. Public Policy Institute of California, Report, July 2022.

Nelsen, T.S, Rodriguez, M., McCullough, E., Lewin, S., Geisseler, D., Mathesius, K., Becker, T., Rosa, G., Lundy, M. (2022). Improvements to the Soil Nitrate Quick Test for California Small Grains. Calif Agr.

Rehman, T., Lundy, M., Linquist, B. (2022). Comparative sensitivity of vegetative indices measured via proximal and aerial sensors for assessing N status and grain yield in rice cropping systems. Remote Sens. 14(12), 2770.

Tamagno, S., Eagle, A., McLellan, E., van Kessel, C., Linquist, B., Ladha, J., Lundy, M., Pittelkow, C. (2022). Predicting nitrate leaching loss in temperate rainfed cereal crops: relative importance of management and environmental drivers. Environ. Res. Lett. 17:6.

Kanter, J., Clark, N., Lundy, M.E., Koundinya, V., Leinfelder‐Miles, M., Long, R., Light, S.E., Brim‐DeForest, W., Linquist, B., Putnam, D., Hutmacher, R.B., Pittelkow, C.M. (2021). Top management challenges and concerns for agronomic crop production in California: Identifying critical issues for extension through needs assessment. Agronomy Journal: 113: 5254–5270.

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 112: 4705-4722.

George, N. and Lundy, M. (2019). Quantifying Genotype× Environment Effects in Long-Term Common Wheat Yield Trials from an Agroecologically Diverse Production Region. Crop Science, 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.

Software and Web Development

Nelsen, T., Rosa, G., Merz, J. & Lundy, M. (2022, August 17). The Crop Growth Stage and Forecasting Web-Tool. Retrieved from

Nelsen, T., Rosa, G., & Lundy, M. (2021, Jan 28). The Nitrogen Fertilizer Management Tool for California Wheat (Beta). Retrieved from

Nelsen, T., Merz, J., Rosa, G., & Lundy, M. (2021, January 27). The California Weather Web-Tool. Retrieved from

Nelsen, T. & Lundy, M. (2020, October 23). UC Small Grain Seeding Rate Calculator. Retrieved from

Nelsen, T., Rosa, G., & Lundy, M. (2020, April 23). The Soil Nitrate Quick Test Web-Tool. Retrieved from

Lundy, M., Rosa, G., George, N., Turner, C., Nelsen, T. (2018, May 16). Explore simple summaries of multi-year small grain variety trials in California. Retrieved from

Lundy, M., Rosa, G., George, N., Turner, C., Nelsen, T. (2017, October 9). Choose a small grain variety based on UC trial data. Retrieved from

Ongoing Websites

Lundy, M. (2016 - ongoing editor). UC Small Grains Research and Information Center. Retrieved from

Lundy, M. (2016 - ongoing editor). UC Small Grains Blog. Retrieved from

Nelsen, T. (2021 - ongoing editor) & Lundy, M. GitHub: Grain Cropping Systems Lab. Retrieved from