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Maize/ corn

Below, F., T. Beyrer, A. Mastrodomenico, and J. Seebauer. 2017. Efficient management of water and nutrients. The Fluid Journal 95:1-7. article .pdf

Mastrodomenico, A.T., C.C. Hendrix, P.J. Brown, A.E. Lipka, and F.E. Below. 2016. Genomic selection using maize ex-PVP germplasm for the prediction of N-use traits. Presented at the American Seed Trade Association 71st Corn and Sorghum Research Conference. Dec. 5-9. Chicago, IL.

Mastrodomenico, A.T., C.C. Hendrix, P.J. Brown, A.E. Lipka, and F.E. Below. 2016. Genomic selection using maize ex-PVP germplasm for the prediction of N-use traits. (< abstract #99711). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Bernhard, B., and F.E. Below. 2016. Managing urea fertilizer for optimal N use and productivity of corn. (< abstract #101926). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Beyrer, T.A. and F.E. Below. 2016. Do soil tests predict yield response to phosphorus in modern corn and soybean production?(< abstract #102133). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Harmon, A.W., and F.E. Below. 2016. Can Strigolactone relieve stress and increase productivity of corn? (< abstract # 100591). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Vogel, A.M., T.A. Beyrer, and F.E. Below. 2016. Residue and agronomic management to lessen the continuous corn yield penalty. (< abstract # 102097). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Beyrer, T.A. and F.E. Below. 2016. Do soil tests predict yield response to phosphorus in modern corn and soybean production? Presented at the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Nov. 2-3, 2016. Des Moines, IA.

Bernhard, B., and F.E. Below. 2016. Managing urea fertilizer for optimal N use and productivity of corn. Presented at the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Nov. 2-3, 2016. Des Moines, IA.

Bender, R.R., and F.E. Below. 2016. Subsurface fertigation in highly productive soils increases nutrient use and grain yield of corn and soybeans. The Fluid Journal 91:10-14. article .pdf

Beyrer, T.A., and F.E. Below. 2015. Better Maize Response to Optimal Fertilizer Placement (< abstract) Poster 1327. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 15-18 Nov., Minneapolis, MN (poster .pdf) 3.6 MB

Bernhard, B., R.R. Bender, and F.E. Below. 2015. Foliar Micronutrients for greater corn yield (< abstract) Poster 903. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 15-18 Nov., Minneapolis, MN (poster .pdf) 1.8 MB

Mastrodomenico, A.T., C.C. Hendrix, and F.E. Below. 2015. Discovering Nitrogen Use Efficiency Heritability and Potential using ex- PVP germplasm (< abstract) Poster 625. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 15-18 Nov., Minneapolis, MN (poster .pdf) 1.9 MB

Vogel, A.M., L.F. Gentry, and F.E. Below. 2015. Alleviating the Continuous Corn Penalty with Crop Management (< abstract) Poster 904. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 15-18 Nov., Minneapolis, MN (poster .pdf ) 2.1 MB

Vogel, A.M., L.F. Gentry, and F.E. Below. 2015. Alleviating the continuous corn yield penalty with crop management. University of Illinois Agronomy Day. Aug. 24, 2015. Urbana, IL. .pdf

Beyrer, T.A., and F.E. Below. 2015. Optimizing fertilizer placement for increased corn yield. University of Illinois Agronomy Day. Aug. 24, 2015. Urbana, IL. .pdf

Mastrodomenico, A.T., and F.E. Below. 2015. Characterizing corn hybrids for their response to management. University of Illinois Agronomy Day. Aug. 24, 2015. Urbana, IL. .pdf

Ruffo, M.L., L.F. Gentry, A.S. Henninger, J.R. Seebauer, and F.E. Below. 2015. Evaluating management factor contributions to reduce corn yield gaps. Agron J. [Open Access article]
doi: 10.2134/agronj14.0355

Bender, R.R., and F.E. Below. 2015. Efficient management of Illinois Water and Nutrient Resources: Assessing the potential for drip irrigation and fertigation. Proceedings of the Fluid Fertilizer Forum Feb. 17, 2015, Scottsdale, AZ. .pdf

Vogel, A.M. L.F. Gentry, R.R. Bender, and F.E. Below. 2015. Better fertility and agronomic management helps to lessen the continuous corn yield penalty. Proceedings of the Fluid Fertilizer Forum Feb. 17, 2015, Scottsdale, AZ. .pdf

Beyrer, T.A., and F.E. Below. 2014. Improving corn yield potential with banded phosphorus fertilizer. Poster #1222. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 2-5 Nov., Long Beach, CA. Link to abstract, .pdf

Mastrodomenico, A.T., J.W. Haegele, and F.E. Below. 2014. Characterization of commercial corn hybrids in response to different nitrogen fertilizer rates and plant populations. Poster #644. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 2-5 Nov., Long Beach, CA. Link to ASA session, abstract .pdf

Haegele, J.W., R.J. Becker, A.S. Henninger, and F.E. Below. 2014. Row arrangement, phosphorus fertility, and hybrid contributions to managing increased plant density of maize. Agron J. 106:1838-1846.
doi:10.2134/agronj2013.0382 [Open Access article]

Bender, R.R., J.W. Haegele, M.L.Ruffo, and F.E. Below. 2013. Nutrient uptake, partitioning, and remobilization in modern, transgenic insect-protected maize hybrids. Agron J. 105:161-170.
doi: 10.2134/agronj2012.0352 [Open Access article]

Hagele, J.W. K.A. Cook, D.M. Nichols, and F.E. Below. 2013. Changes in nitrogen use traits associated with genetic improvement for grain yield of maize hybrids released in different decades. Crop Sci. 53:1256-1268.
doi: 10.2135/cropsci2012.07.0429 [Open Access article]

Bender, R.R., J.W. Haegele, M.L.Ruffo, and F.E. Below. 2013. Transgenic corn rootworm protection enhances uptake and post-flowering mineral nutrient accumulation. Agron J. 105:1626-1634.
doi: 10.2134/agronj2013.0230 [Open Access article]

Bender, R.R., J.W. Haegele, M.L.Ruffo, and F.E. Below. 2013. Modern corn hybrids nutrient uptake patterns. Better Crops 97 (1): 7-10. [article]

Haegele, J.W. and F.E. Below. 2013. Transgenic corn rootworm protection increases grain yield and nitrogen use of maize. Crop Sci. 53:585-594.
doi: 10.2135/cropsci2012.06.0348 [Open Access article]

Gentry, L.F., M.L. Ruffo, and F.E. Below. 2013. Identifying factors controlling the continuous corn yield penalty. Agron. J. 105:295-303. doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0246 [Open Access article]

Below, F.E., K.A. Duncan, M. Uribelarrea, and T.B. Ruyle. 2009. Occurrence and proposed cause of hollow husk in maize. Agron. J. 101:237-242. [Open Access article]
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Soybean

Mann, S.M., and F.E. Below. 2016. Can fertilizer nitrogen applications increase productivity of soybean? (< abstract # 102280) Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Beyrer, T.A. and F.E. Below. 2016. Do soil tests predict yield response to phosphorus in modern corn and soybean production? (< abstract #102133). Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, Nov. 6-9, Phoenix, AZ (poster .pdf)

Beyrer, T.A. and F.E. Below. 2016. Do soil tests predict yield response to phosphorus in modern corn and soybean production? Presented at the North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Nov. 2-3, 2016. Des Moines, IA. (poster .pdf)

Bender, R.R., and F.E. Below. 2016. Subsurface fertigation in highly productive soils increases nutrient use and grain yield of corn and soybeans. The Fluid Journal 91:10-14. article .pdf

Parker, K.E., R.R. Bender, and F.E. Below. 2015. Agronomic Management Changes Canopy Yield Component Distribution. (< abstract) Poster 808. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 15-18 Nov., Minneapolis, MN (poster .pdf) 3.8 MB

Bender, R.R., J.W. Haegele, and F.E. Below. 2015. Modern Soybean Varieties' Nutrient Uptake Patterns. Better Crops with Plant Food 99(2) 7-10. [open access article]

Bender, R.R., J.W. Haegele, and F.E. Below. 2015. Nutrient Uptake, Partitioning, and Remobilization in Modern Soybean Varieties. Agron. J. 107:563-573. [open access article]

Bender, R.R., J. Sun, and F.E. Below. 2014. Agronomic management innovations improve soybean yield by lengthening seed filling duration at different canopy regions. Poster #552. Presented at the International ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings, 2-5 Nov., Long Beach, CA. Link to ASA abstract, .pdf

Dumont, P.A. 2014. Le soya a besoin d'azote! Le Bulletin des Agriculteurs. Janvier issue pp.25-27. magazine article thru Issuu, or text, or .pdf

Bergerou, J.A., L.E. Gentry, M.B. David, and F.E. Below. 2004. Role of N2 fixation in the soybean N credit in maize production. Plant and Soil 262:383-394. [.pdf ]

Gentry, L.E., F.E. Below, M.B. David, and J.A. Bergerou. 2001. Source of the soybean N credit in maize production. Plant and Soil 236:175-184. [.pdf]