Journal Articles


  1. AL-Amery, M., M.L. Battaglia, A. Sadeghpour, W.Serson, C. Lee, C. Knot, E.Swiggart, H. Safari-Katesari, David Hildebrand. 2022. Yield and growth characteristics of a high oil/protein soybean with enhanced DGAT. Agronomy Journal (Accepted).
  2. Zandvakili, O., A.V. Barker, M. Hashemi, A. Sadeghpour. 2022. Fertilizer source and rate impacted lettuce yield, N metrics, economic return, and quality. Agronomy Journal(Accepted).
  3. Battaglia, M., W. Thomason, J.H. Fike, G. Evanylo, R. Stewart, C. Gross, E. Barbur, A. Sadeghpour, Tom Harrison. 2022. Corn and wheat residue management effects on greenhouse emissions in the Mid-Atlantic USA. Land.
  4. Weidhuner, A.,O.R. Zandvakili, R. Krausz, M. Deng, S. Crittenden, D. Hunter, A. Sadeghpour. 2022. Contrasting tillage systems impact on nitrous oxide emissions after 48 and 50 years. Science of the Total Environment.
  5. Bangall, D.K., C. Morgan, M. Cope, …A. Sadeghpour, et al., C.W. Honeycutt. 2022. Carbon-sensitive pedotransfer functions for plant available water. Soil Science Society America Journal. 
  6. Rieke, E.L., S.B. Cappellazzi, … A. Sadeghpour, et al., C.W. Honeycutt. 2022. Linking soil microbial community structure to potential carbon mineralization: a continental scale assessment of reduced tillage. Soil Biology & Biochemistry.
  7. Bangall, D.K., C. Morgan, M. Cope, …A. Sadeghpour, et al., C.W. Honeycutt. 2022. Selecting soil hydraulic properties as indicators of soil health: measurement response to management and site characteristics. Soil Science Society America Journal.
  8. Liptzin, D., C.E. Norris, S.B. Cappellazzi, … A. Sadeghpour, et al., C.W. Honeycutt. 2022. An evaluation of carbon indicators of soil health in long-term agricultural experiments. Soil Biology & Biochemistry.


  1. Sadeghpour, A., O. Adeyemi,B. Reed, J. Fry, R. Keshavarz Afshar. 2021. Use of cereal rye cover crop biomass as forage: yield and quality tradeoff in response to harvesting date. Agronomy Journal (Accepted).
  2. Kumar, P., M. Hashemi, S.J. Herbert, E. Jahanzad, H. Safari, M. Battaglia, O. Zandvakili, A. Sadeghpour.2021. Integrated agronomic practices for improving upland switchgrass varieties. Agronomy.11(7): 1400;
  3. Sadeghpour, A.,O. Adeyemi, D. Hunter, Y. Luo, S. Armstrong. 2021. Precision planting impacts on winter cereal rye growth, nutrient uptake, spring soil temperature, and adoption cost. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems.
  4. Siri-Perieto, G., et al. A Sadeghpour. 2021. Integrative effect of perennial energy grasses and fertilization on soil nutrient balance and characteristics. Agronomy Journal.
  5. Deng, M., A. Malik, Q. Zhang, A. Sadeghpour, Y. Zhu, Q. Li. 2021. Health impacts of the rapid industrial and agricultural development on cadmium pollution in rice cropping systems. Journal of Cleaner Production.
  6. Chianeyh, E., M. Battaglia, A. Sadeghpour, et al. 2021. Optimizing intercropping black cumin(Nigella sativa L.) and fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) through inoculation with bacteria and mycorrhizal fungi. Advanced Sustainable Systems.
  7. Cole, E., A.V. Barker, O. Zandvakili, A. Sadeghpour, B. Xing, M. Hashemi, E. Allan-Perkins, G. Jung. 2021. Soil nutrient and nematode community changes in response to hardwood charcoal application. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis.
  8. Keshavarz Afshar, R., C. Chen, H. He, Tian Tian, A. Sadeghpour. 2021. Response of bread and durum wheat to nitrogen management practices. Journal of Plant Nutrition.
  9. Cardeau, S., S. Wayman, Q.M. Ketterings, C.J. Pelzer, A. Sadeghpour, M.R. Ryan. 2021. Long-term soil nutrient management affects taxonomic and functional weed community composition and structure. Frontiers in Agronomy.
  10. Weidhuner, A., A. Hanauer, R. Krausz, S. Crittenden, K. Gage, A. Sadeghpour. 2021. Tillage impacts on soil aggregation and aggregate-associated carbon and nitrogen after 49 years. Soil & Tillage Research.


  1. Oakes, J.C., M. Balota, D. Jordan, A.T. Hare, A. Sadeghpour. 2020. Peanut response to seeding density and digging date in Virginia-North Carolina region. Peanut Science 47:180-188.
  2. Adeyemi, O., R. Keshavarz Afshar, E. Jahanzad, M. Battaglia, Y. Luo, A. Sadeghpour. 2020. Effect of wheat cover crop and split nitrogen application on corn grain yield and its nitrogen requirement. Agronomy 10(8):1081.
  3. Singh, G., D. Madhav, L. Yang, G. Kaur, J. Schoonover, K. Williard, A. Sadeghpour. 2020.Decomposition and nitrogen release of cereal rye and hair vetch in conventional and no-tillage. Agronomy Journal.
  4. Deng, M., X. Dai, X. Yang, X. Ye, A. Malik, A. Sadeghpour. 2020. Heavy metal pollution risk assessment of two typical reservoirs in southeast China. Ecological Indicators.
  5. Poustini, K., A. Esmaeili, R. Abbasi, A. Sadeghpour. 2020.Ion concentration and energy response of two wheat cultivars to salt stress. Journal of Plant Nutrition.
  6. Glaze-Corcoran, S., M. Hashemi, A. Sadeghpour, E. Jahanzad, R. Keshavarz Afshar, X. Liu, Stephen J. Herbert. 2020. Understanding intercropping to improve agricultural resiliency and environmental sustainability. Advances in Agronomy (Invited Review).
  7. Lacey, C., C. Nevins, J. Camberato, E. Kladivko, A. Sadeghpour, S. Armstrong. 2020. Rate and timing of cereal rye and hairy vetch carbon and nitrogen release. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation.


  1. Weidhuner. A., R.K., Afshar, Y. Luo, M. Battaglia, A. Sadeghpour. 2019. Particle size affects nitrogen and carbon estimate of a wheat cover crop. Agronomy Journal. doi:10.2134/agronj2019.03.0164
  2. Farsad, A., A. Sadeghpour, M. Hashemi, M. Battaglia, S.J. Herbert. 2019. A review on controlled vacuum lysimeter design for soil water sampling. Environmental Technology & Innovation.
  3. Battaglia, M.L., J.H. Fike, W. Fike, A. Sadeghpour, A. Diatta. 2019. Miscanthus cultivar performance in the Virginia Pidemont. Grassland Science (In-Press). doi: 10.1111/grs.12237
  4. Battaglia, M.L., C. Lee, W. Thomason, J.H. Fike, A. Sadeghpour. 2019. Hail damage impact on corn growth and productivity; a review. Crop Science (In-Press). doi: 10.2135/cropsci2018.04.0285


  1. †Etemadi, F., M. Hashemi, O. Zandvakili, A. Dolatabadian, A. Sadeghpour. 2018. Nitrogen contribution from winterkilled faba bean cover crop to spring-sown sweet corn in conventional and no-till systems. Agronomy Journal (Online First Look). doi: 10.2134/agronj2017.08.0501 . †Featured article in Crop and Soil Magazine
  2. Sadeghpour, A., Q.M. Ketterings, F. Vermeylen, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2018. Nitrous oxide emissions from surface versus injected manure in perennial hay crops. Soil Science Society of America Journal (Online First Look). doi:10.2136/sssaj2017.06.0208


  1. Oakes, J.C., A. Sadeghpour, M. Balota. 2017. Grain sorghum response to irrigation in Virginia. Crop, Forage, & Turf Management (Online First Look) doi:10.2134/cftm2017.08.0059
  2. Sadeghpour, A., M. Ketterings, F. Vermeylen, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2017. Agro-environmental consequences of shifting from nitrogen- to phosphorus-based manure management of corn. Soil Science Society of America Journal (Online First Look)).doi:10.2136/sssaj2016.12.0417
  3. Jahanzad, E., A.V. Barker, M. Hashemi, Sadeghpour, Y. Park. 2017. Improving yield and nutrient density of potato tubers through cover cropping. Field Crops Research 212: 45-51.
  4. Sadeghpour, A., M. Ketterings, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2017. Impact of manure management on soil test phosphorus dynamics in a long-term corn-alfalfa rotation. Agronomy for Sustainable Development (Online First Look). doi:10.1007/s13593-017-0416-z
  5. Jahanzad, E., A.V. Barker, M. Hashemi, Sadeghpour, T. Eaton. 2017. Forage radish or winter pea cover crops may outperform rye in a potato cropping system. Agronomy Journal (In-Press). doi:10.2134/agronj2016.06.0342
  6. Sadeghpour, A., M. Ketterings, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2017. Under-or over-application of nitrogen impact corn yield, quality, soil, and environment. Agronomy Journal (Online First Look).doi: 10.2134/agronj2016.06.0355


  1. Sadeghpour, A., M. Ketterings, F. Vermeylen, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2016. Soil properties under nitrogen- vs phosphorus-based manure and compost management of corn. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80: 1272-1282.
  2. Jahanzad, E., A.V. Barker, M. Hashemi, T. Eaton, Sadeghpour, S. Weis. 2016. Nutrient release dynamics and decomposition of buried and surface cover crop residues. Agronomy Journal 108: 1735-1741.
  3. Sadeghpour, A.,M. Ketterings, G.S. Godwin, K.J. Czymmek. 2016. Nitrogen vs. phosphorus-based manure and compost management of corn. Agronomy Journal 108: 185-195. Featured article in Crop and Soil Magazine
  4. Afshar, R.K., M. Hashemi, M. DaCosta, J.T. Spargo, Sadeghpour.2016. Biochar application and drought stress effects on physiological characteristics of Silybummarianum. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 46: 724-735.


  1. Sadeghpour, A., Hashemi, S.A. Weis, J.T. Spagro, S. Mehrvarz, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Assessing tillage systems for reducing ammonia volatilization from spring-applied slurry manure. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 46: 724-735.
  2. Jahanzad, E., Sadeghpour, A.V. Barker, M.B. Hosseini, M. Hashemi, R.K. Afshar. 2015. Competition, nitrogen use efficiency, and productivity of millet-soybean intercrops in semi-arid condition. Crop Science 55: 2842-2851.
  3. Sadeghpour, A., Hashemi, E. Jahanzad, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Switchgrass stand density and yield as influenced by seedbed preparation methods in a sandy loam soil. Bioenergy Research 8: 1840-1846.
  4. Sadeghpour, A., Hashemi, M. DaCosta, E. Jahanzad, L.E. Gorlitsky, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Switchgrass establishment and biomass yield response to seeding date and herbicide application. Agronomy Journal 107: 142-148.
  5. Gorlitsky, L.E., Sadeghpour, M. Hashemi, F. Etemadi, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Biomass vs. quality tradeoffs for switchgrass in response to fall harvesting period. Industrial Crops and Products 63: 311-315.
  6. Sadeghpour A., M. Hashemi, M. DaCosta, LE Gorlitsky, E. Jahanzad, S.J. Herbert. 2014. Assessing winter cereals for weed control in reduced-tillage switchgrass establishment. Industrial Crops and Products 62: 522-525.


  1. Sadeghpour, A., Hashemi, S.J. Herbert. 2014. A simple vigor test for adjusting switchgrass seeding rate in fertile and marginal soils. Grassland Science 60: 252-255.
  2. Sadeghpour A., M. Hashemi, M. DaCosta, E. Jahanzad, S.J. Herbert. 2014. Switchgrass establishment influenced by cover crop, tillage systems and weed control. Bioenergy Research 7:1402-1410.
  3. Sadeghpour, A., Gorlitsky, M. Hashemi, S.A. Weis, S.J. Herbert. 2014. Response of switchgrass yield and quality to harvest season and nitrogen fertilizer. Agronomy Journal106: 290-296.
  4. Sadeghpour, A., Jahanzad, A.S. Lithourgidis, M. Hashemi, A. Esmaeili, M.B. Hosseini. 2014. Forage yield and quality of barley-annual medic intercrops in semi-arid environments. International Journal of Plant Production 8(1):77-89.
  5. Jahanzad, E., Sadeghpour, M.B. Hosseini, M. Hashemi, A.V. Barker. 2014. Silage yield and quality of millet-soybean intercrops as influenced by nitrogen fertilization and row arrangement. Agronomy Journal 106: 1993-2000.


  1. Sadeghpour, A., E. Jahanzad, A. Esmaeili, M.B. Hosseini, M. Hashemi. 2013. Forage yield, quality, and economic benefits of intercropped barley and annual medic in semi-arid condition: Additive Series. Field Crops Research 148: 43-48.
  2. Hashemi, M., A. Farsad, Sadeghpour, S.A. Weis, S.J. Herbert. 2013. Cover crop seeding date influence on fall nitrogen recovery. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176: 69-75.
  3. Hosseinirad, A., M.R. Chaichi, Sadeghpour. 2013. Response of alfalfa seed yield and yield components to phosphorus fertilizing systems and seeding rate in semi-saline conditions. Plant Nutrition36:491-502.
  4. Jahanzad, E., M. Jorat, H. Moghadam, Sadeghpour, M.R. Chaichi, M. Dashtaki. 2013. Response of a new and a commonly grown forage sorghum cultivar to limited irrigation and plant density. Agricultural Water Management117: 62-69.


  1. Farsad, A., S.J. Herbert, M. Hashemi, Sadeghpour. 2012. An automated suction Lysimeter for improved soil water sampling. Vadose Zone Journal 11(4):-.
  2. Sadeghpour, A., E. Jahanzad. 2012. Seed yield and yield components of intercropped barley (Hordeum vulgare) and annual medic (Medicagoscutellata L.). Australian Journal of Agricultural Engineering 3(2): 47-50.


  1. Esmaeili, A., Sadeghpour, S.M.B. Hosseini, E. Jahanzad, M.R. Chaichi, M. Hashemi. 2011. Evaluation of seed yield and competition indices for intercropped barley-annual medic. International Journal of Plant Production4: 395-404.
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