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Highlighted Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Kronenberg, R., Lovell, S., Thapa, B., Spinka, C., Valdivia, C., Gold, M., and Bardhan, S. (2023). Survey of Missouri Landowners to Explore the Potential of Woody Perennials to Integrate Conservation and Production. Land, 12, 1911.

  2. Ansari, J., Bardhan, S., Anderson, S. H, and Eivazi, F. (2023). Selected Enzyme Activities Under Different Land Use Management in Lower Missouri River Floodplain Soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 1-13,

  3. Bardhan, S., Udawatta, R., Jose, S., Gantzer, C., and Bobryk, C.W. (2023). Phospholipid Fatty Acid Profiling for Soil Microbial Community Analysis in a Soil Conservation Farm in Missouri. Innovative Farming (In Press).

  4. Ansari, J., Bardhan, S., Eivazi, F., Anderson, S. H., & Mendis, S. S. (2023). Bacterial community diversity for three selected land use systems as affected by soil moisture regime. Applied Soil Ecology, 192, 105100,

  5. Ansari, J., Davis, Morgan P., Anderson, S. H, Eivazi, F., and Bardhan, S. (2022). Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Conventional and Alternate Land Use Systems in Floodplain Soils. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 234, 227 – 235,

  6. Bolan, N., Srivastava, P., Rao, C. S., Satyanaraya, P. V., Anderson, G.C., Bolan, S., Nortjé, G.P., Kronenberg, R., Bardhan, S., Abbott, L.K., Zhao, H., Mehra, P., Satyanarayana, S.V., Khan, N., Wang, H., Rinklebe, J., Siddique, K.H.M., and Kirkham, M.B. (2023). Distribution, characteristics and management of calcareous soils. Advances in Agronomy,182, 81-130,

  7. Sumner, W., & Bardhan, S. (2022). Soil nutrient dependency of biochemical pathways for synthesis of plant compounds. Research Biotica, 4, 1-4,

  8. Salceda, M., Udawatta, R. P., Nelson, K. A., Mendis, S. S., and Bardhan, S. (2022). Spatial and temporal variability of soil organic carbon on a corn–soybean watershed with 23 years of agroforestry. Agronomy Journal, 114(1), 440-451,

  9. Burli, P., Lal P., Wolde, B., Jose, S., Bardhan, S. (2021). Perceptions about switchgrass and land allocation decisions: Evidence from a farmer survey in Missouri. Land Use Policy, 109: 105615,

  10. Thomas, A.L., Kallenbach, R., Sauer, T.J., Brauer, D.K., Burner, D.M., Coggeshall, M.V., Dold, C., Rogers, W., Bardhan, S., and Jose. S., (2019). Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics within Four Black Walnut Alley Cropping Sites across Missouri and Arkansas, USA. Agroforestry Systems, 94, 1625 - 1638,

  11. Burli, P., P. Lal, B. Wolde, Jose, S., Bardhan, S. (2019). Factors Affecting Willingness to Cultivate Switchgrass: Evidence From a Farmer Survey in Missouri. Energy Economics, 80, 20 – 29,

  12. Weerasekara, C.S., Kitchen, N.R., Jose, S., Motavalli, P.P., Bardhan, S., Mitchell. R.B. (2018). Yield of Warm-Season Grasses Affected by Nitrogen and Harvest Management. Agronomy Journal, 110 (3), 890-899,

  13. Bardhan, S., Chattopadhyay, A.K., Jose, S., Chandrasoma, J. (2017). Impact of Boron Additions in Marginal Soils for Growth of Corn, Wheat, Soybean, and Switchgrass. Int. J. of Current Agricultural Science, 7, 155 – 159.

  14. Bobryk, C.W., Rega, C.C., Bardhan, S., Farina, A., He, H.S., Jose, S. (2016). A Rapid Soundscape Analysis to Quantify Conservation Benefits of Temperate Agroforestry Systems Using Low-Cost Technology. Agroforest. Syst. 90, 997-1008.

  15. Bunyan, M., Bardhan, S., Singh, A., Jose, S. (2015). Effect of Topography on the Distribution of Tropical Montane Forest Fragments: A Predictive Modeling Approach. Journal of Tropical Forest Science.27, 30-38,

  16. Udawatta, R., Kremer, R., Nelson, K., Jose, S., Bardhan, S. (2014). Soil Quality Indicators of a Mature Alley Cropping Agroforestry System in Temperate North America. Commun Soil Sci Plant Anal. 45, 2539-2551,

  17. Roberts, B.A., Fritschi, F.B., Horwath, W.R., Bardhan, S. (2014). Nitrogen Mineralization Potential as Influenced by Microbial Biomass, Cotton Residues and Temperature. J Plant nutrition. 38, 311-324.

  18. Bardhan, S., Jose, S., Udawatta, R., and Fritschi, F.B. (2013). Microbial Community Diversity in a 21-Year Old Temperate Alley Cropping System. Agroforest. Syst. 87, 1-11.

  19. Motavalli, P., Nelson, K., Udawatta, R., Jose, S., Bardhan, S. (2013). Global Achievements on Sustainable Land Management. ISWCR, 1, 1-10.

  20. Motavalli, P.P., Udawatta, R., Bardhan, S. (2013). Apparent Soil Electrical Conductivity Used to Determine Soil Phosphorus Variability in Poultry Litter-Amended Pastures. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 3(1):124-141.

  21. Motavalli, P.P., Nelson, K.A., and Bardhan, S. (2013). Development of a Variable Source N Fertilizer Management Strategy Using Enhanced Efficiency N Fertilizers. Soil Science178: 693-703. DOI: 10.1097/SS.0b013e31827dddc1

  22. Bardhan, S., Jose, S. (2012). Potential for Floodplains to Sustain a Second Generation Biofuel Feedstock Production Ecosystem. Biofuels. 3(5): 575-588.

  23. Jose, S., Bardhan, S. (2012). Agroforestry for Biomass Production and Carbon Sequestration: An Overview. Agroforest. Syst. 86:105-111.

  24. Bardhan, S., Jose, S., M. Jenkins, C. Webster, S. Stehn, R. Udawatta. (2012). Microbial Community Structure in Soils Receiving Different Rates of Acid Deposition in Spruce-Fir Forests in the Appalachian Mountains. Appl. Soil Ecol. 61:60 – 68.

  25. Bardhan, S., Jose, S., Biswas, S., Kabir, K., Rogers. W. 2012. Biodiversity in Home Gardens in Bangladesh – A Comparison. Agroforest. Syst. 85:29-34.

  26. Bunyan, M., Bardhan, S., Jose, S. (2012). The Shola (Tropical Montane Forest)-Grassland Ecosystem Mosaic of Peninsular India: A Review. Am. J. Plant Sci. 3: 1632-1639. DOI: 10.4236/ajps.2012.311198 

  27. Bilen, S., Bilen, M., Bardhan, S. (2011). Effect of Boron Management on Soil Microbial Properties and Enzyme Activities in Turkish Soils. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 10(27): 5311-5319.

  28. Bardhan, S., Chen, Y., Dick, W.A. (2009). Recycling for Sustainability: Plant Growth media from Coal Combustion Products, Biosolids and Composts. International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 1(4): 177-18. Available online:

  29. Bardhan, S., Watson, M., Dick, W.A. (2008). Plant Growth Response in Experimental Soilless Mixes Prepared from Coal Combustion Products and Organic Waste Materials. Soil Science. 173: 491 –500.


Book Chapters

  1. Umakanth, A.V., Bardhan, S., Suresh Reddy, B., Ahuja. M., 2021. Biomass Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, In Advanced Biofuel Technologies – Present Status, Challenges, and Future Prospects; Elsevier Publishing (In Review).

  2. Didenko, N., Konovalova, V., Razzaghi, S., Bandaogo, A., Bardhan, S. and Sundermeier. A. 2021. Cover Crops for Pests and Soil-borne Disease Control and Insect Diversity In Cover Crops and Sustainable Agriculture, Eds. Rafiq Islam and Bradford Sherman, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

  3. Bardhan, S., Jose, S., Godsey, L. 2014. Cellulosic Biofuel in the United States: Targets, Achievements, Bottlenecks and Case Study of Three Advanced Biofuel Facility, Biomass and biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution, Eds. Jose, and Bhaskar.

  4. Jose, S., Singh, H.P., Batish, D.R., Kohli, R.K., Bardhan, S. 2013. Invasive Plant Ecology: The Horse Behind the Cart? In: Invasive Plant Ecology, Eds. Jose, Singh, Batish, and Kohli, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

Other Publications

Bardhan, S. 2018. Where do agricultural greenhouse gases come from, and what can be done to reduce them? ACS Series. 

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