Soil and Water Quality
DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH AREAS
Management of Nutrients, Pesticides, and Wastes
Develops new fertilizer technology and management practices to improve fertilizer efficiency, plant nutrition and water quality. Evaluates nutrient cycling in agricultural and natural ecosystems to understand impacts of agriculture on south Florida ecosystem.
Provide training of nutrient management practices and water quality for extension agents, researchers and others; Lead an extension program of water quality/quantity best management practices; Organize and participate workshops, demonstration and field days; Publish extension articles and newsletters; Train and provide technical assistance to county extension agents.
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COURSES in development
Water quality concept, sampling, and analyses
Huang, P.M., Y.C. Li, M.E. Sumner (ed.) 2012. Handbook of Soil Sciences, 2nd ed. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
Li, Y.C. and K. Migliaccio (ed.) 2010. Water Quality Concepts, Sampling, and Analyses. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL.
Yang, Y., M. Zhang, Y.C Li, X. Fan and Y. Geng. 2012. Controlled Release Urea Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency, Activities of Leaf Enzymes, and Rice Yield. Soil Science Society of America Journal 2012 76: 6: 2307-2317.
Wang, Q., Y.C. Li, O. Ying. 2011. Phosphorus fractionation and distribution in sediments from wetlands and canals of a water conservation area in the Florida Everglades. Water Resources Research 47:1-11
Carey R.O., K.W. Migliaccio, Y.C. Li, B. Schaffer, G.A. Kiker and M.T. Brown. 2011. Land use disturbance indicators and water quality variability in the Biscayne Bay watershed, Florida. Ecological Indicators. 11:1093-1104.
Fan, X and Y.C. Li. 2011. Nitrogen release from slow-release fertilizers affected by soil type and temperature. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74(5):1635-1641.
Wang, Q.R. and Y.C. Li. 2010. Phosphorus adsorption and desorption behavior on sediments of different origins. J. Soils and Sediments 10(6): 1159-1173.
Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 18905 SW 280th Street, Homestead, FL 33031-3314
(305) 246.7000 phone, (305) 246.7003 fax
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