Research and Publications

Papers in peer-reviewed journals
 
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In process

Córdova, S.C., Kravchenko A. N., Miesel, J., Robertson, G. P., "Whole-profile soil carbon and nitrogen change after 25 years along an agricultural management gradient". TBD

Córdova, S.C., Moore, K. J., Robertson, G. P., "Switchgrass tiller demography as influenced by ecotype and its relationship to carbon and nitrogen dynamics". TBD

Córdova, S.C., Nuccio, E., Roley, S., Hamilton, S., Robertson, G. P., "Associative N2 fixation variability in upland and lowland ecotypes." TBD

Córdova, S.C., Gelfand, I., Kravchenko, A. N., Hamilton, S., Robertson, G. P., "Root-to-Shoot ratios and contributions to soil carbon by perennial bioenergy crops in the Upper Midwest US". TBD

Creative Writing and Essays

Córdova, S.C., 2019. “Black, Brown, Red, and Orange Poem”, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Summer Art Anthology, I. Michigan State University, 2019, pp. 8-9. 

 

Córdova, S.C., 2019 “An Ode to the Soil’s Soul”. W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Summer Art Anthology, I. Michigan State University, 2019, pp. 28-30.

 

Córdova, S.C., 2018 “Cultural Ecosystem Services of Soil Essay”, Soils Society of America Website. 

https://www.soils.org/discover-soils/soil-basics/what-do-soils-do

 
Invited presentations at scientific meetings

2020

Córdova, S.C., Moore, K. J., Robertson, G. P., "Switchgrass tiller demography as influenced by ecotype and its relationship to carbon and nitrogen dynamics". ASA, and CSSA International Annual Meetings, Virtual. Nov. 4-7, 2018.

Córdova, S.C., Kravchenko A. N., Miesel, J., Robertson, G. P., "Almost three decades of monitoring soil carbon and nitrogen accrual in different agricultural management"Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Carbon Accrual Session, Oct. 7, 2020.

Córdova, S.C., Nuccio, E., Roley, S., Hamilton, S., Robertson, G. P., "Associative N2 fixation variability in upland and lowland ecotypes." Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Nitrogen Fixation in Bioenergy Crops Session, Oct. 7, 2020.

Córdova, S.C., Kravchenko, A. N., Robertson, G. P., "Whole profile soil carbon change after 25 years along an agricultural management gradient". W. K. Kellogg Biological Station - LTER Midterm Review, Virtual Meeting, Sep. 9, 2020.

Córdova, S.C., Moore, K. J., Robertson, G. P., "Switchgrass tiller demography as influenced by ecotype and its relationship to carbon and nitrogen dynamics". Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, All Scientist Annual Meeting (online), Switchgrass Sustainability Session, Apr. 24, 2020.

2016-2019

Córdova, S.C., Gelfand, I., Vanderwulp, S., Kahmark, K., Robertson. G.P., "Root-to-Shoot ratios and contributions to soil carbon by perennial bioenergy crops in the Upper Midwest US". ASA-SSA-CSSA International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX. Nov. 10-13, 2019.

Córdova, S.C., Castellano, M.J., Archontoulis, S.V., In-season soybean biological nitrogen fixation in Iowa, USA. ASA, and CSSA International Annual Meetings, Baltimore, MD. Nov. 4-7, 2018.

 

Córdova, S.C., “Plant litter quality affects the accumulation rate, composition, and stability of mineral associated soil organic matter”. College of Engineering and Environmental Sciences, De Las Americas University (UDLA), Quito, Pichincha-Ecuador. Jan. 4, 2018

 

Córdova, S.C., “Soybean Nitrogen Dynamics”. Department of Agronomy IASA, Fuerzas Armadas del Ecuador University, Sangolqui, Pichincha – Ecuador. Dec. 20, 2017.

                         

Córdova, S.C., “Soybean Nitrogen Dynamics” Department of Agronomy, Central del Ecuador University (UCE), Quito, Pichincha-Ecuador. Dec. 21, 2017

Córdova, S.C., Castellano, M.J., Dietzel, R., Olk, D., Six, J., Archontoulis, S. V., “Soybean Nitrogen Fixation: The Nitrogen Budget”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL. Oct. 22-25, 2017.

Córdova, S.C., Castellano, M.J., Archontoulis, S. V., Dietzel, R., “Are Soybeans in Central Iowa Nitrogen Consumers or Fixers?”. Fourth Graduate and Professional Students Research Conference, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Apr. 12, 2017.

Córdova, S.C., Martinez-Feria, R., “Forecast and assessment of Cropping systems”. Global Programs, CALS, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Audience: Visiting scholars from Asia and South America part of the International Aid Association. Dec. 8, 2016.

Córdova, S.C., Castellano, M.J., Dietzel, R., Archontoulis, S. V., “Do Soybeans in Iowa Use More Nitrogen Than They Fix?”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Phoenix, AZ. Nov. 6-9, 2016.

Córdova, S.C., Olk, D., Dietzel, R. Castellano, M.J., “Can we build soil organic matter through greater soil organic carbon stabilization?”. Third Graduate and Professional Students Research Conference, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Apr. 12, 2016.

Córdova, S.C., Archontoulis, S., “Yield Forecast tool for Corn and Soybean Production in Iowa”. Iowa Soybean Research Center, Ames, IA. Audience: Ecuadorian Soybean Producers and members of the Trade Team. Apr. 22, 2016.

 

Contributed Presentations at Scientific Meetings or Extension and Outreach

*Designates student mentee

Poffenbarger, H.J. Córdova, S.C., “Soil carbon and nitrogen cycling in Iowa cropping systems”. 4R Technology Review and Summer Field Day. Field Extension and Education Laboratory, Ames, IA. Oct. 14, 2017.

 

Boss, J.*, Córdova, S.C., “Soybean yield response to nitrogen applied at different growth stages”. Undergraduate Research Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Apr. 11. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/undergradresearch_symposium/2017/presentations/47/

 

Castellano, M.J., Archontoulis, S.V., Córdova, S.C., Dietzel, R., Poffenbarger, H.J. “Nitrogen myths and realities”. Integrated Crop Management Conference, Ames, IA. Nov.30, 2016.

 

Archontoulis, S.V., Licht, M., Dietzel, R., Castellano, M.J., VanLoocke, A., Huber, I., Moore, K.J., Puntel, L., Córdova, S.C., Togliatti, K., “Forecasting yields and in-season crop-water nitrogen needs using simulation models”. Integrated Crop Management Conference, Ames, IA. Nov. 30, 2015.

 

Archontoulis, S. V., Dietzel, R., Licht, M., Castellano, M.J., VanLoocke, A., Antonio-Ordonez, R., Iqbal, J., Puntel, L., Córdova, S.C., Martinez-Feria, R., Togliatti, K., Huber, I., Herzmann, D., Helmers, M.J., Forecasting and Assessing Cropping Systems (FACTS). ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Phoenix, AZ. Nov. 6, 2016.

 

Archontoulis, S.V., Licht, M., Dietzel, R., Castellano, M.J., VanLoocke, A., Moore, K.J., Puntel, L., Córdova, S.C., Togliatti, K., Huber, I., “In-Season Forecast of Crop Yields, Soil Water-Nitrogen, And Climate Using Apsim And Wrf Models In Iowa, USA”. International Crop Modelling Symposium, Berlin. Mar. 15-17, 2016.

 

Archontoulis, S., Licht, M., Dietzel, R., Castellano, M.J, VanLoocke, Córdova S.C., A., Huber, I., Moore, K., Puntel, L., Togliatti, K., Edmonds, P., “In-Season Corn and Soybean Yield Forecast in Iowa Using APSIM”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN. Nov. 5, 2015. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2015am/webprogram/Paper94828.html

 

Poster Presentations at Professional Meetings

*Designates student mentee

Córdova, S. C., Mbogo, N., Hamilton, S. K., Robertson, G. P., 2019. "Associative Nitrogen Fixation (ANF) in High-Yielding Switchgrass Varieties". 2020 Genomic Sciences Program Annual PI Meeting, Washington, DC, Feb. 23-26, 2020. 

Córdova, S.C., Kravchenko, A. N., VanderWulp, S., Kahmark K., Robertson, G. P., 2019. "Whole profile soil carbon change after 25 years along an agricultural management gradient". American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Dec. 8-13.

 

McHugh, C.*, Robertson, G. P., Córdova, S. C., 2019. “Effects of Nitrogen on Light Harvesting Ability in Bioenergy Crops”. Undergraduate Internship and Research Symposium, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI. Jul. 31.

 

Mbogo, N.*, Robertson, G. P., Córdova, S. C., 2019. “How does associative nitrogen fixation in switchgrass vary within the plant and among varieties?”. Undergraduate Internship and Research Symposium, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI. Jul. 31.

Córdova, S. C, 2017. “Iowa Soybean Nitrogen Fixation Consider in Nitrogen Budgets”. The 47th North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference, Des Moines, IA. November 15-16.

Córdova, S. C., 2017. “Plant Litter Quality Affects the Accumulation Rate, Composition, and Stability of Mineral-Associated Soil Organic Matter”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL. October 22-25.

Córdova, S. C., 2016. “Do Soybeans in Iowa Use More Nitrogen Than They Fix?”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Phoenix, AZ. November 9.

Smith, C.*, Córdova, S. C., 2016. “Do soil inorganic nitrogen levels increase during the off-season?”. Science with Practice Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. April 16.

Córdova, S. C., 2016. “Can we build soil organic matter through greater soil organic carbon stabilization?”. Soil health conference, Ames, IA. February 2.

Córdova, S. C., 2016. “Does Bt-corn differ its chemical composition from conventional corn?”. Raymond F. Baker Plant Breeding Symposium, Ames, IA. March 3.

 

Córdova, S. C., 2015. “The impact of plant litter quality on soil organic carbon stabilization”. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN. Nov. 16.

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