Refereed Publications (published and in press):



  1. Lee J. H., M. Lucas, A.K. Guber, X. Li, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2023. Benefits of high plant diversity for soil carbon gains are driven by interactions among soil texture, pore structure, and labile carbon. Geoderma
  2. Kim, K., A. Kaestner, M. Lucas, A. Kravchenko. 2023. Microscale spatiotemporal patterns of water, soil organic carbon, and enzymes in plant litter detritusphere. Geoderma
  3. Lucas, M., J.P. Santiago, J. Chen, A. Guber, A. Kravchenko. 2023. The soil pore structure roots encounter affects plant-derived carbon inputs and their potential protection New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/nph.19159.
  4. Lucas, M., J. Gil, G. P. Robertson, N. Ostrom, A. Kravchenko. 2023. Changes in soil pore structure generated by the root systems of maize, sorghum and switchgrass affect in situ N2O emissions and bacterial denitrification. Biology and Fertility of Soils
  5. Benucci, G. M. N., E. R. Toosi, F. Yang, T. L Marsh, G. M. Bonito, and A. Kravchenko. 2023. The microbiome structure of decomposing plant leaves in soil depends on plant species, soil pore sizes, and soil moisture content. Frontiers in Microbiology (Terrestrial Microbiology) Vol. 14. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1172862.


  1. Kravchenko, A.N., J.A. Richardson, J. H. Lee, and A.K. Guber. 2022. Fine-scale spatial patterns in Mn species distributions in soils of restored prairie and switchgrass plant systems. Environ. Sci. Tech.
  2. Lucas, M., L.T.T. Nguyen, A. Guber, and A. Kravchenko. 2022. Cover crop influence on pore size distribution and biopore dynamics: enumerating root and soil faunal effects. Frontiers in Plant Science-Functional Plant Ecology:
  3. Guber, A.K., E. Blagodatskaya, and A.N. Kravchenko 2022. Are enzymes transported in soil by water fluxes? Soil Biology and Biochem 168:108633.
  4. Khosrozadeh S., A. Guber, A. Kravchenko, E. Blagodatskaya. 2022. Soil oxidoreductase zymography: visualizing the spatial distribution of peroxidases and phenol oxidases activity in root-soil interface. Soil Biology and Biochemorg/10.1016/j.soilbio.2022.108610.
  5. Kim, K., Gil, J., Ostrom, N.E., Gandhi, H., Oerther, M.S., Kuzyakov, Y., Guber, A.K. and Kravchenko, A.N., 2022. Soil pore architecture and rhizosphere legacy define N2O production in root detritusphere. Soil Biology and Biochemistry166, p.108565.
  6. Quigley, M.Y. and Kravchenko, A.N., 2022. Inputs of root-derived carbon into soil and its losses are associated with pore-size distributions. Geoderma410, p.115667.
  7. Nguyen, L.T., Ortner, K.A., Tiemann, L.K., Renner, K.A. and Kravchenko, A.N., 2022. Soil properties after one year of interseeded cover cropping in topographically diverse agricultural landscape. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment326, p.107803.
  8. Zheng, H., Guber, A.K., Kuzyakov, Y., Zhang, W. and Kravchenko, A.N., 2022. Plant species and plant neighbor identity affect associations between plant assimilated C inputs and soil pores. Geoderma407, p.115565.
  9. Khosrozadeh, S., Guber, A., Kravchenko, A., Ghaderi, N. and Blagodatskaya, E., 2022. Soil oxidoreductase zymography: Visualizing spatial distributions of peroxidase and phenol oxidase activities at the root-soil interface. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, p.108610.
  10. Baveye, P.C., Balseiro-Romero, M., Bottinelli, N., Briones, M., Capowiez, Y., Garnier, P., Kravchenko, A., Otten, W., Pot, V., Schlüter, S. and Vogel, H.J., 2022. Lessons from a landmark 1991 article on soil structure: distinct precedence of non-destructive assessment and benefits of fresh perspectives in soil research. Soil Research.
  11. Vogel, H.J., Balseiro‐Romero, M., Kravchenko, A., Otten, W., Pot, V., Schlüter, S., Weller, U. and Baveye, P.C., 2022. A holistic perspective on soil architecture is needed as a key to soil functions. European Journal of Soil Science73(1), p.e13152.
  12. Meadows, J.D., Breuer, J.A., Lavalle, S.N., Hirschenberger, M.R., Patel, M.M., Nguyen, D., Kim, A., Cassin, J., Gorman, M.R., Welsh, D.K. and Mellon, P.L., 2022. Deletion of Six3 in post-proliferative neurons produces weakened SCN circadian output, improved metabolic function, and dwarfism in male mice. Molecular metabolism57, p.101431.


  1. Kravchenko, A.N., Zheng, H., Kuzyakov, Y., Robertson, G.P. and Guber, A.K., 2021. Belowground interplant carbon transfer promotes soil carbon gains in diverse plant communities. Soil Biology and Biochemistry159, p.108297.
  2. Kravchenko, A., Guber, A., Gunina, A., Dippold, M. and Kuzyakov, Y., 2021. Pore‐scale view of microbial turnover: Combining 14C imaging, μCT and zymography after adding soluble carbon to soil pores of specific sizes. European Journal of Soil Science72(2), pp.593-607.
  3. Guber, A., Blagodatskaya, E., Juyal, A., Razavi, B.S., Kuzyakov, Y. and Kravchenko, A., 2021. Time-lapse approach to correct deficiencies of 2D soil zymography. Soil Biology and Biochemistry157, p.108225.
  4. Guber, A., Kutlu, T., Rivers, M. and Kravchenko, A., 2021. Mass‐balance approach to quantify water distribution in soils based on X‐ray computed tomography images. European Journal of Soil Science72(2), pp.578-592.
  5. Kim, K., Kutlu, T., Kravchenko, A.N., Guber, A.K. 2021. Dynamics of N2O in vicinity of plant residues: a microsensor approach. Plant and Soil.
  6. Nguyen T.T.L. and A.N. Kravchenko 2021. Effects of cover crops on soil CO2 and N2O production across topographically diverse agricultural landscapes in corn-soybean-wheat organic transition. European J. of Agronomy 122.
  7. Juyal, A., Otten, W., Baveye, P.C. and Eickhorst, T., 2021. Influence of soil structure on the spread of Pseudomonas fluorescens in soil at microscale. European Journal of Soil Science72(1), pp.141-153. 
  8. Lucas, M., Vetterlein, D., Vogel, H.J. and Schlüter, S., 2021. Revealing pore connectivity across scales and resolutions with X‐ray CT. European Journal of Soil Science72(2), pp.546-560.
  9. Melakeberhan, H., Bonito, G. and Kravchenko, A.N., 2021. Application of Nematode Community Analyses-Based Models towards Identifying Sustainable Soil Health Management Outcomes: A Review of the Concepts. Soil Systems5(2), p.32.
  10. Jansson, C., Faiola, C., Wingler, A., Zhu, X.G., Kravchenko, A., de Graaff, M.A., Ogden, A.J., Handakumbura, P.P., Werner, C. and Beckles, D.M., 2021. Crops for Carbon Farming. Frontiers in Plant Science12, p.938.
  11. Vogel, H.J., Balseiro‐Romero, M., Kravchenko, A., Otten, W., Pot, V., Schlüter, S., Weller, U. and Baveye, P.C., 2021. A holistic perspective on soil architecture is needed as a key to soil functions. European Journal of Soil
  12. Franklin, S.M., Kravchenko, A.N., Vargas, R., Vasilas, B., Fuhrmann, J.J. and Jin, Y., 2021. The unexplored role of preferential flow in soil carbon dynamics. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, p.108398.


  1. Zheng, H., K. Kim, A. Kravchenko, M. Rivers, A. Guber. 2020. Testing Os staining approach for visualizing soil organic matter patterns in intact samples via X-ray dual-energy tomography scanning. Environ. Sci. Tech. doi/10.1021/acs.est.0c01028.
  2. Kravchenko, A.N., A.K. Guber, A. Gunina, M.Dippold, Y.Kuzyakov. 2020. Faster microbial turnover in large pores: combining 14C imaging, µCT and zymography after glucose addition to pores of specific sizes. European J. Soil Sci.
  3. Kravchenko, A.N., Guber, A.K., Razavi, B.S., Koestel, J., Quigley, M.Y., Robertson, G.P. and Kuzyakov, Y., 2020. Reply to:“Variables in the effect of land use on soil extrapore enzymatic activity and carbon stabilization” by Glenn (2020). Nature communications11(1), pp.1-3. 
  4. Guber, A.K., T. Kutlu, M.L. Rivers, A.N. Kravchenko. 2020. Mass-balance approach to quantify water distribution in soils based on X-ray CT images. European J. Soil Sci.
  5. Kim, K., A.K. Guber, M.L. Rivers, A.N. Kravchenko, 2020. Contribution of decomposing plant roots to N2O emissions by water absorption. Geoderma 375:
  6. Gelfand, I., A. N. Kravchenko, S. K. Hamilton, R. D. Jackson, K. D. Thelen, and G. P. Robertson. 2020. Empirical evidence for the potential climate benefits of decarbonizing light vehicle transport in the U.S. with bioenergy from purpose-grown biomass with and without BECCS. Environ. Sci. Tech. 54: 2961-2974.
  7. Habteweld, A., Brainard, D., Kravchenko, A., Grewal, P.S. and Melakeberhan, H., 2020. Characterizing nematode communities in carrot fields and their bioindicator role for soil health. Nematropica50(2), pp.200-210.


  1. Kravchenko, A.N., A.K. Guber, B. S. Rasavi, J. Koestel, M.Y. Quigley, G. P. Robertson, and Y. Kuzyakov. 2019. Microbial spatial footprint as a driver of soil carbon stabilization. Nature Communications
  2. Green, T.O., A. Kravchenko, J. N. Rogers, III, and J. M. Vargas, Jr. 2019. Annual bluegrass: Emergence of viable seed in various putting green sites and soil removal depths. HortTechnology
  3. Baveye, P.C., A. Kravchenko and W. Otten. 2019. Editorial: Elucidating Microbial Processes in Soils and Sediments: Microscale Measurements and Modeling. Frontiers in Environmental Science doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2019.00078.
  4. Kravchenko, A.N., A.K. Guber, B.S.Razavi, J.Koestel, E.V. Blagodatskaya, Y.Kuzyakov. 2019. Spatial patterns of extracellular enzymes: combining X-ray computed micro-tomography and 2D zymography. Soil Biology and Biochem. 135: 411-419.
  5. Kravchenko, A.N., W. Otten, P. Garnier, V. Pot, P.C. Baveye 2019. Soil aggregates as biogeochemical reactors: Not a way forward in the research on soil–atmosphere exchange of greenhouse gases. Letter to the editor Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14640
  6. Guber, A.K., A. N. Kravchenko, B. S. Razavi, E. Blagodatskaya, Y. Kuzyakov. 2019. Calibration of 2D soil zymography for correct analysis of enzyme distribution. European J. Soil Sci. 1-12 . doi: 10.1111/ejss.12744
  7. Roy, P.C., Guber, A., Abouali, M., Nejadhashemi, A.P., Deb, K. and Smucker, A.J., 2019. Crop yield simulation optimization using precision irrigation and subsurface water retention technology. Environmental Modelling & Software119, pp.433-444.


  1. Kravchenko, A.N, A.K. Guber, M.Y. Quigley, Koestel, H. Gandhi, N. E. Ostrom. 2018. X-ray computed tomography to predict soil N2O production via bacterial denitrification and N2O emission from soils in contrasting bioenergy cropping systems. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 00: 1-16
  2. Guber, A.K., A. N. Kravchenko, B. S. Razavi, D. Uteau, S. Peth, E. Blagodatskaya, Y. Kuzyakov. 2018. Quantitative soil zymography: mechanisms, processes of substrate and enzyme diffusion in porous media. Soil Biology and Biochem. 127:156–167.
  3. Baveye, P.C., W. Otten, A. Kravchenko, M. Balseiro Romero, É. Beckers, M. Chalhoub, C. Darnault, T. Eickhorst, P. Garnier, S. Hapca, O. Monga, C. Müller, N. Nunan, V. Pot, S. Schlüter, H. Schmidt, H.-J. Vogel. 2018. Emergent properties of microbial activity in heterogeneous soil microenvironments: Different research approaches are slowly converging, yet major challenges remain. Frontiers in Microbiology, for special topic Elucidating Microbial Processes in Soils and Sediments: Microscale Measurements and Modeling. org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01929
  4. Quigley, M., A.N. Kravchenko, W. Negassa, A.K. Guber, M. L. Rivers. 2018. Influence of pore characteristics on the fate and distribution of newly added carbon. Frontiers in Environmental Science, for special topic Elucidating Microbial Processes in Soils and Sediments: Microscale Measurements and Modeling6 Article 51
  5. Quigley, M., M. L. Rivers, A.N. Kravchenko. 2018. Patterns and sources of spatial heterogeneity in soil matrix from contrasting long term management practices. Frontiers in Environmental Science, for special topic Elucidating Microbial Processes in Soils and Sediments: Microscale Measurements and Modeling6 Article 28
  6. Dwyer, P., B.J. Horvath, S. Kravchenko, J.M. Vargas Jr. 2018. Predicting Microdochium Patch on Creeping Bentgrass. Crop Science doi 10.2135/cropsci2017.03.0186.
  7. Kravchenko, A.N., J. Fry, A.K. Guber. 2018. Water absorption capacity of soil-incorporated plant leaves can affect N2O emissions and soil inorganic N levels. Soil Biology and Biochem. 121:113-119.
  8. Habteweld, A.W., D. Brainard, A. Kravchenko, P.S. Grewal, and H. Melakeberhan. 2018. Effects of plant and animal water-based compost amendments on the soil food web, soil properties, and yield and quality of fresh market and processing carrot cultivars. Nematology 20:147-168.
  9. Kutlu, T., A. K. Guber, M. L. Rivers, A. N. Kravchenko. 2018. Moisture absorption by plant residue in soil. Geoderma 316:47-55.


  1. Toosi, E.R., A.N. Kravchenko, A.K. Guber, M.L. Rivers. 2017. Pore characteristics regulate priming and fate of carbon from plant residue. Soil Biology and Biochem. 113:219-230.

  2. Kravchenko, A.N, E. R. Toosi, A.K. Guber, N. E. Ostrom, J. Yu, K. Azeem, M. L. Rivers, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Hotspots of soil N2O emission enhanced through water absorption by plant residue. Nature Geoscience doi:10.1038/ngeo2963.

  3. Kravchenko, A. N., E. R. Toosi, A. K. Guber, N. E. Ostrom, J. Yu, K. Azeem, M. L. Rivers, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Data from: Hotspots of soil N2O emission enhanced through water absorption by plant residue. Dryad Digital Repository. doi:10.5061/dryad.83150.

  4. Beehler J., J. Fry, W. Negassa, and A.K. Kravchenko. 2017. Impact of cover crop on soil carbon accrual in topographically diverse terrain. J. Soil Water Conservation 72(3): 272-279.

  5. Toosi, E.R., A.N. Kravchenko, M.M. Quigley, J. Mao, M.L. Rivers. 2017. Effects of management and pore characteristics on organic matter composition of macroaggregates, evidence from X-ray µ-tomography, FTIR and 13C-NMR. European J. of Soil Sci. doi: 10.1111/ejss.12411.

  6. Kravchenko, A.N., S.S. Snapp, and G. P. Robertson. 2017. Field-scale experiments reveal persistent yield gaps in low-input and organic cropping systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi:10.1073/pnas.1612311114.



  1. Gelfand, I., I. Scherbak, N. Millar, A. Kravchenko, G.P. Robertson. 2016. Long-term nitrous oxide fluxes in annual and perennial agricultural and unmanaged ecosystems in the upper Midwest USA. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.13426.

  2. Fry, J., A.K. Guber, M. Ladoni, J.D. Munoz, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2016. The effect of up-scaling soil properties and model parameters on predictive accuracy of DSSAT crop simulation model under variable weather conditions. Geoderma doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.08.012

  3. Kravchenko, A.N. and A.K. Guber. 2016. Soil pores and their contributions to soil carbon processes. Geoderma doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.06.027

  4. Ladoni, M., A. Basir, G.P. Robertson, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2016. Scaling-up: cover crops differentially influence soil carbon in agricultural fields with diverse topography. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 225:93-103.

  5. Wickings, K., A.S. Grandy, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2016. Going with the flow: landscape position drives differences in microbial biomass and activity in conventional, low input, and organic agricultural systems in the Midwestern U.S. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 218:1-10.



  1. Ladoni, M., A.N. Kravchenko, and G.P. Robertson. 2015. Topography mediates the influence of cover crops on soil nitrate levels in row crop agricultural systems. PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143358.

  2. Kravchenko, A.N., W. C. Negassa, A. K. Guber, and M.L. Rivers. 2015. Protection of soil carbon within macro-aggregates depends on intra-aggregate pore characteristics. Scientific Reports 5 doi:10.1038/srep16261.

  3. Negassa, W., R. Price, A. Basir,S.S. Snap, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2015. Cover crop and tillage system effects on soil CO2 and N2O fluxes at contrasting topographic positions. Soil & Tillage Research 154:64-74.

  4. Ladoni,M., A. Basir, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2015. Which soil carbon characteristic is the best for assessing management differences? View from statistical power perspective. Soil Science Society of America J. 79:848-857. doi:10.2136/sssaj2014.10.0426

  5. Negassa, W., A. K. Guber, A. N. Kravchenko, T.L. Marsh, B. Hildebrandt, and M. L. Rivers. 2015. Properties of soil pore space regulate pathways of plant residue decomposition and community structure of associated bacteria. PLoS One DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0123999.

  6. Kravchenko, A.N. and G.P. Robertson. 2015. Statistical challenges in analyses of chamber-based soil CO2 and N2O emissions data. Soil Science Society of America J. 79:200-211.

  7. Melakeberhan, H. W. Wang, A. Kravchenko, and K. Thelen. 2015. Effects of agronomic practices on the timeline of Heterodera glycines establishment in a new location. Nematology, 17: 705-713.

  8. San Jose Martinez, F., F. J Muñoz Ortega, F. J. Caniego Monreal, A.N. Kravchenko, and W. Wang. 2015. Soil aggregates geometry: measurements and morphology. Geoderma 237-238:36-48.



  1. San Jose Martinez, F., F. J Muñoz Ortega, F. J. Caniego Monreal, A.N. Kravchenko, and W. Wang. 2014. Soil aggregates geometry: measurements and morphology. Geoderma 237-238:36-48.

  2. Kravchenko A.N., B. Hildebrandt, T.L. Marsh, W.C. Negassa, A.K. Guber, M.L. Rivers. 2014. Intra-aggregate pore structure influences phylogenetic composition of bacterial community in macroaggregates. Soil Science Society of America J. 78:1924-1939.

  3. Necpálová, M. R.P. Anex, Jr., A.N. Kravchenko, L.J. Abendroth, S.J. Del Grosso, W.A. Dick, M.J. Helmers, D. Herzmann, J.G. Lauer, E.D. Nafziger, J.E. Sawyer, P.C. Scharf, J.S. Strock, and M.B. Villamil. 2014. What does it take to detect a change in soil carbon stock? A regional comparison of minimum detectable difference and experiment duration in the north central United States. J. Soil Water Conserv. 69:517-531.

  4. Kladivko, E.J., M.J. Helmers, L.J. Abendroth, D. Herzmann, R. Lal, M.J. Castellano, D.S. Mueller, J.E. Sawyer, R.P. Anex, R.W. Arritt, B. Basso, J.V. Bonta, L.C. Bowling, R.M. Cruse, N.R. Fausey, J.R. Frankenberger, P.W. Gassman, A.J. Gassmann, C.L. Kling, A. Kravchenko, J.G. Lauer, F.E. Miguez, E.D. Nafziger, N. Nkongolo, M. O'Neal, L.B. Owens, P.R. Owens, P. Scharf, M.J. Shipitalo, J.S. Strock, and M.B. Villamil. 2014. Standardized research protocols enable transdisciplinary research of climate variation impacts in corn production systems. J. Soil Water Conserv. 69:532-542.

  5. Kravchenko, A.N., W. Negassa, A.K. Guber, and S. Schimidt. 2014. New approach to measure soil particulate organic matter in intact samples using X-ray computed micro-tomography. Soil Science Society of America J. 78:1177-1185.

  6. Munoz, J.D., J. Steibel, S. Snapp, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2014. Cover crop effect on corn growth and yield in agricultural fields with diverse terrain. Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment 189: 229-239.



  1. Wang, W., A. N. Kravchenko, T. Johnson, S. Srinivasan, A. J. M. Smucker, J. B. Rose, and M. L. Rivers. 2013. Intra-aggregate pore structures and Escherichia coli distribution within and movement out of soil macro-aggregates. Vadoze Zone J. (in press).

  2. Ananyeva, K., W. Wang, A.J.M. Smucker, M.L. Rivers, A.N. Kravchenko. 2013. Intra-aggregate pore structures are related to total C distribution within soil macro-aggregates. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 57:868-875.

  3. Kravchenko A., H.-C. Chun, M. Mazer, W. Wang, J.B. Rose, A. Smucker, and M. Rivers. 2013. Relationships between intra-aggregate pore structures and distributions of Escherichia coli within soil macro-aggregates. Applied Soil Ecology 63:134-142.

  4. Munoz-Robayo, J.D. and A.N. Kravchenko. 2012. Deriving the optimal scale for relating topographical attributes and cover crop plant biomass. Geomorphology 179: 197-207.

  5. Wang, W., A.N. Kravchenko, A.J.M. Smucker, and M.L. Rivers. 2012. Intra-aggregate pore characteristics: X-ray computed microtomography analysis. Soil Sci. Soc Am J. 76:1159-1171.



  1. Kravchenko, A.N., W. Wang, A.J.M. Smucker, and M.L. Rivers. 2011. Long-term differences in tillage and land use affect intra-aggregate pore heterogeneity. Soil Sci. Soc Am J. 75:1658-1666.

  2. Kravchenko, A.N., R. E. Falconer, D. Grinev, W. Otten. 2011. Fungal colonization in soils of contrasting managements: modeling growth in 3D pore volumes of undisturbed soil samples. Ecological Applications 21(4):1202-1210.

  3. Wang, W., A.N. Kravchenko, A.J.M. Smucker, and M.L. Rivers. 2011. Comparison of image segmentation methods in simulated 2D and 3D microtomographic images of soil aggregates. Geoderma 162: 231-241.

  4. Syswerda, S.P., A.T. Corbin, D.L. Mokma, A.N. Kravchenko, and G.P. Robertson. 2011. Agricultural management and soil carbon storage in surface vs. deep layers. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Journal 75: 92-101.

  5. Kravchenko, A.N., and G.P. Robertson. 2011. Whole-profile soil carbon stocks: The danger of assuming too much from analyses of too little. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J, 75: 235-240.



  1. Basso B, Amato M, Bitella G, Rossi R, Kravchenko A, Sartori L, Carvahlo LM, Gomes J. 2010. Two-dimensional spatial and temporal variation of soil physical properties in tillage systems using electrical resistivity tomography. Agronomy J. 102: 440-449.

  2. Munoz-Robayo, J.D., A. O. Finley, R. Gehl, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2010. Nonlinear hierarchical models for predicting red clover biomass using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. Remote Sensing of Environment 114: 2833-2840.

  3. Po, E., S.Snapp, and A. Kravchenko. 2010. Potato variability across the landscape. Agronomy. J. 102:885-894.

  4. Smucker, A.J.M., W. Wang, A.N. Kravchenko and W.A. Dick. 2010. Forms and Functions of Meso and Micro-niches for Carbon within Soil Aggregates. Journal of Nematology Vol. 42:84-86.

  5. Melakeberhan, H., A. Kravchenko, J. Dahl, and D. Warncke. 2010. Effects of soil types and Meloidogyne hapla on arugula’s multi-purpose uses. Nematology, 12:115-120.

  6. Hudson, D.J., R.H. Leep, T.S. Dietz, A. Ragavendran, and A. Kravchenko. 2010. Integrated Warm- and Cool-Season Grass and Legume Pastures: I. Seasonal Forage Dynamics. Agron. J. 102:303-309.



  1. Senthilkumar, S., B. Basso, A. N. Kravchenko, and G.P. Robertson. 2009. Contemporary evidence for soil carbon loss under different crop management systems and never tilled grassland in the US corn belt. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J 73: 2078–2086.

  2. Senthilkumar, S., A. N. Kravchenko, and G.P. Robertson. 2009. Topography influences management system effects on total soil carbon and nitrogen. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J 73: 2059–2067.

  3. Po, E., S.Snapp, and A. Kravchenko. 2009. Rotational and cover crop determinants of soil structural stability and carbon in a potato system. Agronomy. J. 101:175-183.

  4. Kravchenko A.N., M. A. Martin, A. Smucker, and M. L. Rivers. 2009. Theoretical and practical limitations in the determination of multifractal spectra from pore/solid soil aggregate images. Vadose Zone J. 8: 220–226.

  5. Kravchenko A.N., X. Hao, and G.P. Robertson. 2009. Mineralizable and total soil C and total N in surface soil were not affected by 7 years of continuously planted Bt corn. Plant and Soil 318:269-273.



  1. Lewis, J.M., C. A. Mackintosh, S. Shin, E. Gilding, S. Kravchenko, G. Baldridge, R. Zeyen, and G. J. Muehlbauer. 2008. Overexpression of maize Teosinte Branched1 in wheat suppresses tiller development. Plant Cell Reports 27:1217-1225.

  2. Huang, X., L. Wang, L. Yang, A. N. Kravchenko. 2008. Management practice effects on relationships of grain yields with topography and precipitation. Agronomy J. 100:1463-1471.

  3. Brewer, M.J., T. Noma, N.C. Elliott, A.N. Kravchenko, and A. L. Hild. 2008. A landscape view of cereal aphid parasitoid dynamics reveals sensitivity to farm- and region-scale vegetation structure. European J. of Entomology 105: 503–511.

  4. Kravchenko, A.N. and X. Hao. 2008. Organic management effects on spatial variability characteristics of surface mineralizable C. Geoderma 144:387-394.

  5. Kravchenko A.N. 2008. Stochastic simulation of spatial variability based on multifractal characteristics. Vadose Zone J. 7:521-524.

  6. Baributsa, D.N., E. F. Foster, K. D. Thelen, A. N. Kravchenko, D. R. Mutch, and M. Ngouajio. 2008. Corn and Cover Crop Response to Corn Density in an Interseeding System. Agron J. 100: 981-987.



  1. Shorey, R.I., K.T. Scribner, H.H. Prince, A.N. Kravchenko, D.R. Luukkonen, P.I. Padding. 2007. Spatial and temporal variability in the composition of cackling and Canada goose harvests in Michigan: genetic analysis of standardized collections. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 1458-1466.

  2. Huang, X., S. Senthilkumar, A. Kravchenko, K. Thelen, and J. Qi. 2007. Total carbon mapping in glacial till soils using Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Landsat Imagery, and topographical information. Geoderma 141:34-42.

  3. Horvath, B.J., A. N. Kravchenko, G. P. Robertson, and J. M. Vargas, Jr. 2007. Geostatistical analysis of dollar spot epidemics occurring on a mixed sward of creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass. Crop Sci. 47:1206-1216.

  4. Mackintosh, C.A., J. Lewis, L.E. Radmer, S. Shin, S.J. Heinen, L.A. Smith, M.N. Wyckoff, R. Dill-Macky, C.K. Evans, S. Kravchenko, G.D. Baldridge, R.J. Zeyen, and G.J. Muehlbauer. 2007. Overexpression of defense response genes in transgenic wheat enhances resistance to Fusarium Head Blight. Plant Cell Reports 26:479-488.

  5. Blanchong J.A., K. T. Scribner, A. N. Kravchenko and S.R. Winterstein. 2007. TB infected deer are more closely related than non-infected deer. Biology Letters 3:103-105.

  6. Kravchenko, A.N. and G. P. Robertson. 2007. Can dense topographical information and long-term yield monitor data substantially improve total soil C mapping by regression kriging? Agronomy J. 99: 12-17.

  7. Hao, X. and A.N. Kravchenko. 2007. Management practice effects on surface total carbon: Differences along a textural gradient. Agronomy J. 99:18-26.

  8. Melakeberhan, H., A. Xu, A. Kravchenko, S. Mennan, and E. Riga. 2007. Potential use of arugula (Eurica sativa L.) as a trap crop for Meloidogyne hapla. Nematology 8:793-799.



  1. Martin, N., G. Bollero, N.R. Kitchen, A.N. Kravchenko, K. Sudduth, W.J.Wiebold, D. Bullock. 2006. Two classification methods for developing and interpreting productivity zones using site properties. Plant and Soil 288: 357-371.

  2. Dale, T.M., K.A. Renner, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2006. Effect of herbicides on weed control and sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) yield and quality. Weed Technology 20: 150-156.

  3. Kravchenko, A.N., G.P. Robertson, X.Hao, and D.G. Bullock. 2006. Management practice effects on surface total carbon: Differences in spatial variability patterns. Agronomy J. 98: 1559-1568.

  4. Kravchenko, A.N., G. P. Robertson, S.S. Snapp, and A.J.M. Smucker. 2006. Using spatial variability information for improved estimates of soil carbon. Agronomy J. 98:823-829.

  5. Harrigan, T.M., B.B. Bailey, W. Northcott, A.N. Kravchenko and C.A.M. Laboski. 2006. Field Performance of a Low-Disturbance, Rolling-Tine Dribble-Bar Manure Applicator. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 22: 33-38.



  1. Salehi, H., Z. Seddighi, S. Kravchenko, and M. B. Sticklen. 2005. Expression of the cry1Ac in Common Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon [L.] Pers. ‘Arizona Common’) via Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation and Control of Black Cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon Hufnagel. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci., 130(4): 619-623.

  2. Oraby, H.F., C.B. Ransom, A.N. Kravchenko, and M.B. Sticklen. 2005. Barley HVA1 gene confers salt tolerance in R3 transgenic oat. Crop Sci. 45:2218-2227.

  3. Hao, X., R. Zhang, and A. Kravchenko. 2005. A mass-conservative switching method for simulating saturated–unsaturated flow. J. of Hydrology. 311:254-265.

  4. Kravchenko, A.N., T. M. Harrigan, and B. B. Bailey. 2005. Soil electrical conductivity as a covariate to improve the efficiency of field experiments. Trans. ASAE. 48:1353-1357.

  5. Hansen, E., S. Berkheimer, A.Schilder, R. Isaaks, and S. Kravchenko. 2005. Rasberry variety performance in Southern Michigan. HortTechnology. 15(3): 716-721.

  6. Kravchenko, A.N., G. P. Robertson, K.D. Thelen, and R.R. Harwood. 2005. Management, topographical, and weather effects on spatial variability of crop grain yields. Agronomy J. 97: 514-523.

  7. Rugh, C.L., E. Susilawati, A.N. Kravchenko, J.C. Thomas. 2005. Biodegrader metabolic expansion during PAH rhizoremediation. Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung 60c:331-339

  8. Hao, X., R. Zhang, and A. Kravchenko. 2005. Effects of Root Density Distribution Models on Root Water Uptake and Water Flow under Irrigation. Soil Sci. 170:167-174.

  9. Olatinwo, R.O., A.M.C. Schilder, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2004. The incidence and causes of post-harvest fruit rot in stored Michigan cranberries. Plant Disease 88:1277-1282.

  10. Bughrara, S.S., D.R.Smitley, D. Cappaert, and A.N. Kravchenko. 2004. European chafer (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) consumption of roots of cool season turfgrasses: comparisons among 12 cultivars in four turfgrass species. J. Economic Entomology. 96(6):1898-1904.

  11. Thelen, K.D., A.N. Kravchenko and C.D. Lee. 2004. Utility of optical remote sensing for detecting herbicide injury in soybean. Weed Technol. 18:292-297.

  12. Daverede, I.C., A.N. Kravchenko, R.G. Hoeft, E.D. Nafziger, D.G. Bullock, J.J. Warren and L.C. Gonzini. 2004. Phosphorus runoff from incorporated and surface-applied fertilizer and manure. J.Environ. Quality 33:1535-1544.

  13. Officer, S.J., A. Kravchenko, G. A. Bollero, K.A. Sudduth, N.R. Kitchen, W.J. Wiebold, H.L. Palm, and D.G. Bullock. 2004. Relationships between soil bulk electrical conductivity and the principal component analysis of topography and soil fertility values. Plant and Soil. 258(1): 269-280.

  14. Kravchenko, A.N., K. Thelen, D.G. Bullock, and N. R. Miller. 2003. Relationship between crop grain yield, topography and soil electrical conductivity studied with cross-correlograms. Agronomy J. 95: 1132-1139.

  15. Kravchenko, A.N. 2003. Effect of spatial structure on mapping accuracy and performance of interpolation methods. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 67: 1564-1571.

  16. Daverede, I.C., A.N. Kravchenko, R.G. Hoeft, E.D. Nafziger, D.G. Bullock, J.J. Warren and L.C. Gonzini. 2002. Phosphorus runoff: impact of tillage and soil phosphorus levels. J.Environ. Quality 32: 1436-1444.

  17. Kravchenko, A.N. 2002. Application of the joint multifractal theory to study relationships between crop grain yields, soil electrical conductivity and topography. In M. M. Novak (ed.) Emergent Nature, pp.135-143, World Scientific. Proceedings of the 7th international Fractal 2002 Conference, Granada, Spain.

  18. Kravchenko, A.N., R.Omonode, G. A. Bollero, and D.G. Bullock. 2002. Quantitative mapping of soil drainage classes using topographical data and soil electrical conductivity. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 66: 235-243.

  19. Kravchenko, A.N. and D.G. Bullock. 2002. Spatial variability of soybean quality data as a function of field topography: I. Spatial data analysis. Crop Sci. 42:804-815.

  20. Kravchenko, A.N. and D.G. Bullock. 2002. Spatial variability of soybean quality data as a function of field topography: II. A proposed technique for calculating the size of the area for differential soybean harvesting. Crop Sci. 42:816-821.

  21. Kravchenko, A.N., D. G. Bullock, and C.W. Boast. 2000. Analyzing relationships between crop yield and terrain slope using theory of joint multifractal measures. Agronomy J. 92:1279-1290.

  22. Kravchenko, A.N., and D. G. Bullock. 2000. Correlation of grain yield with topography and soil properties. Agronomy J. 92:75-83.

  23. Kravchenko, A.N., C.W. Boast, and D. G. Bullock. 1999. Multifractal analysis of the soil spatial variability. Agronomy J. 91:1033-1041.

  24. Kravchenko, A., and D. G. Bullock. 1999. A comparative study of interpolation methods for mapping soil properties. Agronomy J. 91:393-400.

  25. Kravchenko, A., and R. Zhang. 1998. Estimating the soil water retention function from particle-size distributions: a fractal approach. Soil Science 163:171-179.

  26. Zhang, R., P. Shouse, S. Yates, and A. Kravchenko, 1998. Applications of geostatistics in soil science. Trends in Soil Science 2:95-104.

  27. Kravchenko, A., and R. Zhang, 1997. Estimation of soil water retention function from texture and structure data: fractal approach. In M.M. Novak and T.G. Dewey (eds.), Fractal Frontiers. pp. 329-338, World Scientific, Proceedings of the 4th international Fractal 1997 Conference, Denver, USA.

  28. Kravchenko, A., and R. Zhang, 1997. Estimation of precipitation using geostatistical analysis with geographical and topographical information. Hydrological Science and Technology 13: 11-23.