Below is a partial list of publications from research conducted at the Lind Dryland Research Station and in farmers’ fields by WSU and USDA-ARS scientists.

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Journal Articles

Al-Mulla, Y., J.Q. Wu, P. Singh, M. Flury, W.F. Schillinger, D.R. Huggins, and C.O. Stockle. 2009. Soil water and temperature in chemical versus reduced-tillage fallow in a Mediterranean climate (pdf)Applied Engineering in Agriculture 25:45-54.

Blackburn, A., G. Sidhu, W.F. Schillinger, D. Skinner, and K.S. Gill. 2021. QTL mapping using GBS and SSR genotyping reveals genomic regions controlling wheat coleoptile length and seedling emergence (pdf)Euphytica 217:45.

Cann, D.J., W.F. Schillinger, J.R. Hunt, K.D. Porker, and F.A.J. Harris. 2020. Agroecological Advantages of Early-Sown Winter Wheat in Semi-Arid Environments: A Comparative Case Study From Southern Australia and Pacific Northwest United States. Frontiers in Plant Science 11:568. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00568

Carter, A.H., S.S. Jones, S.R. Lyon, K.A. Balow, G.B. Shelton, A. Burke, R.W. Higginbotham, W.F. Schillinger, X.M. Chen, D.A. Engle, and C.F. Morris. 2017. Registration of ‘Sequoia’ Hard Red Winter Wheat (pdf)Journal of Plant Registrations 11:269-274.

Cook, R.J., W.F. Schillinger, and N.W. Christensen. 2002. Rhizoctonia root rot and wheat take-all in diverse direct-seed spring cropping systems (pdf)Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 24:349-358.

Cook, R. J. 1981. The influence of rotation crops on take-all decline phenomenon caused by Gaeumannomyces graminis tritici, biological control. Phytopathology 71:189-192.

Donaldson, E., W.F. Schillinger, and S.M. Dofing. 2001. Straw production and grain yield relationships in winter wheat (pdf)Crop Science 41:100-106.

Donaldson, E., B. Sauer, S.R. Lyon, et al. 2000. Registration of Finley wheat (pdf)Crop Science 40(4):1197-1198.

Donaldson, E. 1996. Crop traits for water stress tolerance (pdf)American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 11:89-94.

Donaldson, E. 1993. Registration of Buchanan Wheat (pdf)Crop Science 33(4):878-878.

Donaldson, E. and M. Nagamitsu. 1991. Registration of Batum Wheat (pdf). Crop Science 31(5):1386-1387.

Donaldson, E., G.W. Bruehl, and G.L. Rubehthaler. 1991. Registration of Andrews Wheat (pdf)Crop Science 31(5):1387-1387.

Flury, M., J.B. Mathison, J.Q. Wu, W.F. Schillinger, and C.O. Stockle. 2009. Water vapor diffusion through wheat straw residue (pdf)Soil Science Society of America Journal 73:37-45.

Giri, G.S., and W.F. Schillinger. 2003. Seed priming winter wheat for germination, emergence, and yield (pdf)Crop Science 43:2135-2141.

Guy, S.O., D.J. Wysocki, W.F. Schillinger, T.G. Chastain, R.S. Karow, K. Campbell, and I.C. Burke. 2014. Camelina: Adoption and performance of genotypes (pdf)Field Crops Research 155:224-232.

Hammel, J.E., R.I. Papendick, and G.S. Campbell. 1981. Fallow tillage effects on evaporation and seedzone water content in a dry summer climate (pdf)Soil Science Society of American Journal 45:1016-1022.

Hansen, J.C., W.F. Schillinger, T.S. Sullivan, and T.C. Paulitz. 2020. Decline in Soil Microbial Abundance When Camelina Introduced Into a Monoculture Wheat System. Frontiers in Microbiology 11:571178.

Higginbotham R.W, S.S. Jones, and A.H. Carter. 2013. Wheat Cultivar performance and stability between no-till and conventional tillage systems in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Sustainability 5:882-895.

Higginbotham, R.W., S.S. Jones, and A.H. Carter. 2011. Adaptability of wheat cultivars to a late-planted no-till fallow production system. Sustainability 3:1224-1233.

Janosky, J.S., D.L. Young, and W.F. Schillinger. 2002. Economics of conservation tillage in a wheat-fallow rotation (pdf)Agronomy Journal 94:527-531.

Jones, S.S., S.R. Lyon, K.A. Balow, M.A. Gollnick, K.M. Murphy, T.D. Murray, X.M. Chen, K. G. Campbell, J.W. Burns, W.F. Schillinger, P.E. Reisenauer, and B.J. Goates. 2007. Registration of ‘MDM’ Wheat (pdf)Journal of Plant Registrations 1:104-106.

Jones, S.S., S.R. Lyon, K.A. Balow, M.A. Gollnick, T.D. Murray, X.M. Chen, C.F. Morris, K. G. Campbell, J.W. Burns, W.F. Schillinger, P.E. Reisenauer, and B.J. Goates. 2007. Registration of ‘Bauermeister’ Wheat (pdf)Crop Science 47:430-431.

Jones, S.S., S.R. Lyon, K.A. Balow, T.D. Murray, X.M. Chen, B.P. Carter, C.R. Morris, K. Garland Campbell, J.W. Burns, W.F. Schillinger, P.E. Reisenauer and B.J. Goates. 2006. Registration of ‘Masami’ Wheat (pdf)Crop Science 46:476-477.

Jones, S.S., E. Donaldson, S.R. Lyon, C.F. Morris, R.F. Line, and R. Hoffman. 2000. Registration of ‘Edwin’ Wheat (pdf)Crop Science 40:1198.

Juergens, L.A., D.L. Young, W.F. Schillinger, and H.R. Hinman. 2004. Economics of alternative no-till spring crop rotations in Washington’s wheat-fallow region (pdf)Agronomy Journal 96:154-158.

Kennedy, A.C., T.L. Stubbs, and W.F. Schillinger. 2004. Soil and crop management effects on soil microbiology (pdf). p. 295-326. In F. Magdoff and R.R. Weil (eds.) Soil Organic Matter in Sustainable Agriculture. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Lindstrom, M.J., R.I. Papendick and F.E. Koehler. 1976. A model to predict winter wheat emergence as affected by soil temperature, water potential, and depth of planting (pdf)Agronomy Journal 68:137-141.

Lindstrom, M. J., F.E. Koehler, and R.I. Papendick. 1974. Tillage effects on fallow water storage in the eastern Washington dryland region (pdf)Agronomy Journal 66:312-316.

Long, D.S., F.L. Young, W.F. Schillinger, C.L. Reardon, J.D. Williams, B.L. Allen, W.L. Pan, and D.J. Wysocki. 2016. Development of dryland oilseed production systems in northwestern region of the United States (pdf)BioEnergy Research 9:412-429.

Lutcher, L.K., N.W. Christensen, W.F. Schillinger, D.J. Wysocki and S.B. Wuest. 2012. Phosphorus fertilization of late-planted winter wheat into no-till fallow. PNW Extension Publication #631. Oregon State University, University of Idaho and Washington State University.

Lutcher, L.K., W.F. Schillinger, N.W. Christensen, S.B. Wuest, and D.J. Wysocki. 2010. Phosphorus fertilization of late-planted winter wheat into no-till summer fallow (pdf)Agronomy Journal 102:868-874.

Maaz, T.M., W.F. Schillinger, S. Machado, E. Brooks, J.L. Johnson-Maynard, L.E. Young, F.L. Young, I. Leslie, A. Glover, I.J. Madsen, A. Esser, H.P. Collins, and W.L. Pan. 2017. Impact of climate change adaptation strategies on winter wheat and cropping system performance across precipitation gradients in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA. Frontiers in Environmental Science 5:23. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00023.

McCall, M.A. 1925. The soil mulch in the absorption and retention of moisture (pdf)Journal of Agricultural Research 30:819-831.

Mohan, A., N.P. Grant, W.F. Schillinger, and K.S. Gill. 2021. Characterizing reduced height mutants in wheat for traits affecting abiotic stress and photosynthesis during seedling growth (pdf)Physiologia Plantarum 172:233–246.

Mohan, A., W.F. Schillinger, and K.S. Gill. 2013. Wheat seedling emergence from deep planting depths and its relationship with coleoptile length. Plos One 8(9): e73314.

Nail, E.L., D.L. Young, and W.F. Schillinger. 2007. Government subsidies and crop insurance effects on the economics of conservation farming systems in eastern Washington (pdf)Agronomy Journal 99:614-620.

Nail, E.L., D.L. Young, and W.F. Schillinger. 2007. Diesel and glyphosate price changes benefit the economics of conservation tillage versus traditional tillage (pdf)Soil & Tillage Research 94:321-327.

Pan, W.L., W.F. Schillinger, F.L. Young, E.M. Kirby, G.G. Yorgey, K.A. Borrelli, E.S. Brooks, V.A. McCracken, T.M. Maaz, S. Machado, I.J. Madsen, J.L. Johnson-Maynard, L.E. Port, K. Painter, D.R. Huggins, A.D. Esser, H.P. Collins, C.O. Stockle, and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2017. Integrating Historic Agronomic and Policy Lessons with New Technologies to Drive Farmer Decisions for Farm and Climate: The Case of Inland Pacific Northwestern U.S. Frontiers in Environmental Science 5:76. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00076

Pan, W., W. Schillinger, D. Huggins, R. Koenig, and J. Burns. 2007. Fifty years of predicting wheat nitrogen requirements in the Pacific Northwest USA. Chapter 10:1-6. In T. Bruulsema (Ed.) Managing Crop Nitrogen for Weather. International Plant Nutrition Institute, Norcross, GA.

Pan, W.L., F.L. Young, and R.P. Bolton. 2001. Monitoring Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) root growth using a scanner-based, portable mesorhizotron (pdf)Weed Technology 15(4):762-766.

Papendick, R.I., M.J. Lindstrom, and V.L. Cochran. 1973. Soil mulch effects on seedbed temperature and water during fallow in eastern Washington (pdf)Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 37:307-314.

Paulitz, T.C., K.L. Schroeder, and W.F. Schillinger. 2010. Soilborne pathogens of cereals in an irrigated cropping system: Effects of tillage, residue management, and crop rotation. Plant Disease 94:61-68.

Paulitz, T.C., P.A. Okubara, and W.F. Schillinger. 2006. First report of damping-off of canola caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG 2-1 in Washington State. Plant Disease 90:829.

Pi, H., B. Sharratt, W.F. Schillinger, A. Bary, and C. Cogger. 2018. Chemical composition of windblown dust emitted from agricultural soils amended with biosolids (pdf)Aeolian Research 32:102-115.

Pi, H., B. Sharratt, W.F. Schillinger, A.I. Bary, and C.G. Cogger. 2018. Wind erosion potential of a winter wheat-summer fallow rotation after land application of biosolids (pdf)Aeolian Research 32:53-59.

Porter, M.J., W.L. Pan, W.F. Schillinger, I.J. Madsen, K.E. Sowers, and H. Tao. 2020. Winter canola response to soil and fertilizer nitrogen in semiarid Mediterranean conditions. Agronomy Journal 112:801–814.

Schillinger, W.F., C.G. Cogger, and A.I. Bary. 2022. Biosolids and conservation tillage for rainfed wheat farming in dry Mediterranean climates. Soil and Tillage Research 223: 105478.

Schillinger, W.F. and D.W. Archer. 2021. Winter Triticale in the Semiarid U.S. Pacific Northwest Drylands. Crops & Soils Magazine 54(5):3-9.

Schillinger, W.F. and S.B. Wuest. 2021. Wheat Stubble Height Effects on Soil Water Capture and Retention During Long Fallow (pdf)Agricultural Water Management 256:107117.

Schillinger, W.F. 2020. New winter crops and rotations for the Pacific Northwest low precipitation drylands (pdf)Agronomy Journal 112:3335–3349.

Schillinger, W.F. and D.W. Archer. 2020. Winter Triticale: A Long-Term Cropping Systems Experiment in a Dry Mediterranean Climate. Agronomy BASEL 10(11):1777.

Schillinger, W.F. 2019. Camelina: Long-term cropping systems research in a dry Mediterranean climate. Field Crops Research 235:87-94.

Schillinger, W.F., S.E. Schofstoll, T.A. Smith, and J.A. Jacobsen. 2017. Laboratory method to evaluate wheat seedling emergence from deep planting depths (pdf)Agronomy Journal 109. doi:10.2134/agronj2016.12.0715.

Schillinger, W.F. 2017. Winter Pea: Promising new crop for Washington’s dryland wheat-fallow region. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5:43.

Schillinger, W.F. and S.J. Werner. 2016. Horned lark damage to pre-emerged canola seedlings (pdf)Industrial Crops and Products. 89: 465-467.

Schillinger, W.F. 2016. Seven rainfed wheat rotation systems in a drought-prone Mediterranean climate. Field Crops Research 191: 123-130.

Schillinger, W.F., and S.B. Wuest. 2014. Wide row spacing for deep-furrow planting of winter wheat (pdf)Field Crops Research 168:57-64.

Schillinger, W.F., and Paulitz, T.C. 2014. Natural suppression of Rhizoctonia bare patch in a long-term no-till cropping systems experiment. Plant Disease 98:389-394.

Schillinger, W.F., D.J. Wysocki, T.G. Chastain, S.O. Guy, and R.S. Karow. 2012. Camelina: Planting date and method effects on stand establishment and seed yield (pdf). Field Crops Research 130:138-144.

Schillinger, W.F., R.H. McKenzie, and D.L. Tanaka. 2011. Barley production in North America. p. 241-251. In S.E. Ullrich (ed.) Barley: Improvement, Production, and Uses. Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Ames, Iowa.

Schillinger, W.F. 2011. Rainfall impacts winter wheat seedling emergence from deep planting depths (pdf)Agronomy Journal 103:730-734.

Schillinger, W.F. 2011. Practical lessons for successful long-term cropping systems experiments (pdf)Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 26:1-3.

Schillinger, W.F., R.I. Papendick, and D.K McCool. 2010. Soil and water challenges for Pacific Northwest agriculture (pdf). In T.M. Zobeck and W.F. Schillinger (eds.) Soil and Water Conservation in the USA: Past Efforts, Future Outlook. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.

Schillinger, W.F., D.L. Young, A.C. Kennedy, and T.C. Paulitz. 2010. Diverse no-till irrigated crop rotations instead of burning and plowing continuous wheat (pdf)Field Crops Research 115:39-49.

Schillinger, W.F., S.E. Schofstoll, and J.R. Alldredge. 2008. Available water and wheat grain yield relations in a Mediterranean climate (pdf)Field Crops Research 109:45-49.

Schillinger, W.F., and R.I. Papendick. 2008. Then and now: 125 years of dryland wheat farming in the Inland Pacific Northwest. Agronomy Journal 100(Suppl.):S166-S182.

Schillinger, W.F., T.A. Smith, and H.L. Schafer. 2008. Chaff and straw spreader for a plot combine (pdf). Agronomy Journal 100:398-399.

Schillinger, W.F., A.C. Kennedy, and D.L. Young. 2007. Eight years of annual no-till cropping in Washington’s winter wheat – summer fallow region (pdf)Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 120:345-358.

Schillinger, W.F. 2007. Ecology and control of Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) after spring wheat harvest (pdf)Weed Science 55:381-385.

Schillinger, W.F., R.I. Papendick, S.O. Guy, P.E. Rasmussen, and C. van Kessel. 2006. Dryland cropping in the western United States (pdf). p. 365-393. In G.A. Peterson, P.W. Unger, and W.A. Payne (eds.) Dryland Agriculture, 2nd ed. Agronomy Monograph no 23. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA, Madison, WI.

Schillinger, W.F., and T.C. Paulitz. 2006. Reduction of Rhizoctonia bare patch of wheat with barley rotations. Plant Disease 90:302-306.

Schillinger, W.F. 2005. Tillage method and sowing rate relations for dryland wheat, barley, and oat (pdf)Crop Science 45:2636-2643.

Schillinger, W.F. 2001. Minimum and delayed conservation tillage for wheat-fallow farming (pdf)Soil Science Society of America Journal 65:1203-1209.

Schillinger, W.F., and F.L. Young. 2000. Soil water use and growth of Russian thistle after wheat harvest (pdf)Agronomy Journal 92:167-172.

Schillinger, W.F., R.I. Papendick, R.J. Veseth, and F.L. Young. 1999. Russian thistle skeletons provide residue in wheat-fallow cropping systems (pdf)Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 54:506-509.

Schillinger, W.F., R.J. Cook, and R.I. Papendick. 1999. Increased dryland cropping intensity with no-till barley (pdf)Agronomy Journal 91:744-752.

Schillinger, W.F., E. Donaldson, R.E. Allan, and S.S. Jones. 1998. Winter wheat seedling emergence from deep sowing depths (pdf)Agronomy Journal 90:582-586.

Schillinger, W.F. and D.E. Wilkins. 1997. Deep ripping fall-planted wheat after fallow to improve infiltration and reduce erosion (pdf)Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 52:198-202.

Schillinger, W.F. and R.I. Papendick. 1997. Tillage mulch depth effects during fallow on wheat production and wind erosion control factors (pdf)Soil Science Society of America Journal 61:871-876.

Schillinger, W.F. 1996. Packing summer fallow in the Pacific Northwest: Agronomic benefits and environmental concerns (pdf)Agronomy Journal 88:9-13.

Schlatter, D.C., N.C. Paul, D.H. Shah, W.F. Schillinger, A.I. Bary, B. Sharratt, and T.C. Paulitz. 2019. Biosolids and Tillage Practices Influence Soil Bacterial Communities in Dryland Wheat (pdf).Microbial Ecology. 78:737-752.

Schlatter, D.C., W.F. Schillinger, A.I. Bary, B. Sharratt, and T.C. Paulitz. 2018. Dust-associated microbiomes from dryland wheat fields differ with tillage practice and biosolids application. Atmospheric Environment 185:29-40.

Schlatter, D.C., W.F. Schillinger, A.I. Bary, B. Sharratt, and T.C. Paulitz. 2017. Biosolids and conservation tillage: Impacts on soil fungal communities in dryland wheat-fallow cropping systems. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 115: 556-567.

Sharratt, B.S., A.C. Kennedy, J.C. Hansen, and W.F. Schillinger. 2018. Soil Carbon Loss by Wind Erosion of Summer Fallow Fields in Washington’s Dryland Wheat Region (pdf)Soil Science Society of America Journal 82:1551-1558.

Sharratt, B. and W.F. Schillinger. 2018. Soil properties influenced by summer fallow management in the Horse Heaven Hills of south central Washington (pdf)Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 73(4): 452-460.

Sharratt, B. and W.F. Schillinger. 2016. Soil characteristics and wind erosion potential of wheat-oilseed-fallow cropping systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80:704-710.

Sharratt, B. and W.F. Schillinger. 2014. Windblown dust potential from oilseed cropping systems in the Pacific Northwest United States (pdf)Agronomy Journal 106:1147-1152.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2009. Windblown dust influenced by conventional and undercutter tillage within the Columbia Plateau, USA (pdf)Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34:1323-1332.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2009. Friction velocity and aerodynamic roughness of conventional and undercutter tillage within the Columbia Plateau, USA. Soil & Tillage Research 105:236-241.

Sharratt, B.S. and G. Feng. 2007. Loss of soil and PM 10 from agricultural fields associated with high winds on the Columbia Plateau (pdf)Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 32:621-630.

Sharratt, B.S. and D. Lauer. 2006. Particulate matter concentration and air quality affected by windblown dust in the Columbia Plateau (pdf)Journal of Environmental Quality 35:2011-2016.

Singh, P., H. Ibrahim, M. Flury, W.F. Schillinger, and T. Knappenberger. 2013. Critical water potentials for germination of wheat cultivars in the dryland Northwest USA (pdf)Seed Science Research 23:189-198.

Singh, P., B. Sharratt, and W.F. Schillinger. 2012. Wind erosion and PM10 emission affected by tillage systems in the world’s driest rainfed wheat region (pdf)Soil & Tillage Research 124:219-225.

Singh, P., Flury, M., and W.F. Schillinger. 2011. Predicting seed-zone water content for summer fallow in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA (pdf)Soil & Tillage Research 115-116:94-104.

Stubbs, T.L., A.C. Kennedy, and W.F. Schillinger. 2004. Soil ecosystem changes during the transition to no-till cropping (pdf). p. 105-135. In D. Clements and A. Shrestha (eds.) New Dimensions in Agroecology. Hawthorn Press, New York, NY.

Walenta, D.L., J.P. Yenish, and F.L. Young, et al. 2002. Vernalization response of plants grown from spikelets of spring and fall cohorts of jointed goatgrass (pdf)Weed Science 50(4):461-465.

Warwell, M.V., and R.G. Shaw. 2019. Phenotypic selection on ponderosa pine seed and seedling traits in the field under three experimentally manipulated drought treatments. Evolutionary Applications 12:159-174.

Williams, J.D., S.B. Wuest, W.F. Schillinger, and H.T. Gollany. 2006. Rotary subsoiling newly planted winter wheat fields to improve infiltration in frozen soil (pdf)Soil & Tillage Research 86:141-151.

Wuest, S.B. and W.F. Schillinger. 2022. Tillage timing to improve soil water storage in Mediterranean long fallow. Agricultural Water Management 272:107835.

Wuest, S.B., and W.F. Schillinger. 2019. Soil water dynamics with spring camelina in a three-year rotation in Washington’s winter wheat-fallow region. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83:1525-1532.

Wuest, S.B., and W.F. Schillinger. 2011. Evaporation from high residue no-till versus tilled fallow in a dry summer climate. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1513-1519.

Wuest, S.B., and W.F. Schillinger. 2008. Small-increment electric soil sampler. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72:1554-1556.

Young, D.L., and W.F. Schillinger. 2012. Wheat farmers adopt the undercutter fallow method to reduce wind erosion and sustain profitability (pdf)Soil & Tillage Research 124:240-244.

Young, F.L. 1988. Effect of Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) interference on spring wheat (Triticum aestivum) (pdf)Weed Science 36:594-598.

Young, F.L. and R.E. Whitesides. 1987. Efficacy of postharvest herbicides on Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) control and seed germination (pdf)Weed Science 35:554-559.

Young, F.L. 1986. Russian thistle (Salsola iberica) growth and development in wheat (Triticum aestivum) (pdf)Weed Science 34:901-905.

Zobeck, T.M, and W.F. Schillinger (eds.). 2010. Soil and Water Conservation Advances in the United States. Soil Science Society of America Special Publication 60, Madison, WI. 301 pp.

Reports and Extension Publications

McCall, M.A. and H.M. Wanser. 1924. The principles of summer fallow tillage (pdf). Washington Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 183.

McCall, M.A. and H.F. Holtz. 1921. Investigations in dry farm tillage (pdf). Washington Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 164.

Schillinger, W.F., S.E. Schofstoll, and J.R. Alldredge. 2012. Predicting wheat grain yield based on available water. Washington State University Extension Manual EM049E.

Steber, C.M. 2016. Managing the risk of low falling numbers in wheat. Washington State University Fact Sheet. FS242E.

Kok, H. 2006. The undercutter method for winter wheat – summer fallow farming. Sixteen-minute DVD. WSU Extension Publication DVD0012.

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