Dr. De's Selected Publications


  1. Bonds D., J.A. Koziel, M. De, B. Chen, A.K. Singh, M.A. Licht. 2022. Dataset Documenting the Interactions of Biochar with Manure, Soil, and Plants: Towards Improved Sustainability of Animal and Crop Agriculture. Data 7(3):32. https://doi.org/10.3390/data7030032 

  2. Baldwin-Kordick, R., M. De, M.D. Lopez, M. Liebman, N. Lauter, J. Marino, and M.D. McDaniel. 2022. Comprehensive impacts of diversified cropping on soil health and sustainability. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

  3. Nunes, M. R., M. De, M. D. McDaniel, J. L. Kovar, S. J. Birrell and D. L. Karlen. 2021. Science-based maize stover removal can be sustainable. Agron. J. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20724  

  4. Banik, C., J. Koziel, M. De, D. Bonds, B. Chen, A. Singh, M. Licht. 2021. Soil nutrients and carbon dynamics in the presence of biochar-swine manure mixture under controlled leaching experiment using a Midwestern Mollisols. Front. Environ. Sci. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2021.609621.

  5. De, M., J.A. Riopel, L.J. Cihacek, M. Lawrinenko, R. Baldwin-Kordick, S.J. Hall, and M.D. McDaniel. 2020. Soil health recovery after grassland reestablishment on cropland – the effects of time and topographic position. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 84:568–586.

  6. De, M., A.D. Moore, and R.L. Mikkelsen. 2019. In-season accumulation and partitioning of macronutrients and micronutrients in irrigated sugar beet production. J. Sugarbeet Res. 56(3&4): 54-78. 

  7. Lusk, M.G., G.S. Toor, Y.Y. Yang, S. Mechtensimer, M. De, and T.A. Obreza. 2017. A review of the fate and transport of nitrogen, phosphorus, pathogens, and trace organic chemicals in septic systems. Crit. Rev. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47(7): 455-54.   

  8. De, M., and G.S. Toor. 2017. Nitrogen transformations in the mounded drainfields of drip dispersal and gravel trench septic systems. Ecol. Eng 102: 352-360.  

  9. De, M., and G.S. Toor. 2016. High removal of effluent-borne nitrogen with multiple external electron donors in the engineered drainfield of an advanced septic system. J. Environ. Qual. 45(6): 1874-1882.

  10. De, M., and G.S. Toor. 2016. Mass balance of water and nitrogen in the mounded drainfield of a drip-dispersal septic system. J. Environ. Qual. 45(4): 1392-1399.

  11. De, M., and G.S. Toor. 2015. Fate of effluent-borne nitrogen in the mounded drainfield of an onsite wastewater treatment system. Vadose Zone J. 14.

  12. De, M., D. Saha, and S. Chakraborty. 2014. Soil Structure and Strength Characteristics in Relation to Slope Segments in a Degraded Typic Ustroschrepts of North-West India. Soil Horiz. 55 (1).


  1. Karlen, D.L., M. De, M.D. McDaniel, and D.E. Stott. 2021. Evolution of the Soil Health Movement. In: D.L. Karlen, D.E. Stott, and M.M. Mikha (eds). Soil Health: Vol. 1: Approaches to Soil Health Analysis, Chapter 2, Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) & Wiley International, SSSA, Madison, WI.

  2. Sarkar, D.J., M. Barman, T. Bera, M. De, and D. Chatterjee. 2018. Agriculture: Polymers in Crop Production Mulch and Fertilizer. In: Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, 3 Volume Set (Taylor & Francis Group). ISBN: 978-1-49-8729932.