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Department of Agronomy

Dr. Gary M. Pierzynski

Dr. Gary M. Pierzynski

Department Head / Professor

Soil and Environment Chemistry
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Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-6101
Fx: +1-785-532-6094

Education

  • Ph.D. Soil Chemistry, Ohio State University, 1989
  • M.S. Environmental Chemistry, Michigan State University, 1985
  • B.S. Crop and Soil Science, Michigan State University, 1982

Publications

  • Vaillant, G., G. M. Pierzynski, J. M. Ham, and J. DeRouchey. 2009. Nutrient accumulation below cattle feedlot pens in Kansas. J. Environ. Qual. 38:909-918.
  • Sonmez, O. G.M. Pierzynski, L. Frees, B. Davis, D. Leikam, D.W. Sweeney, and K.A. Janssen. 2009 A field-based assessment tool for phosphorus losses in runoff in Kansas. J. Soil Water Conserv.64:212-222.
  • Godsey, C. B., G.M. Pierzynski, D. B. Mengel, and R.E.Lamond. 2007. Management of Soil Acidity in No-till Production Systems through Surface Application of Lime. Agron. J. 99:764-772.
  • Godsey, C. B., G.M. Pierzynski, D. B. Mengel, and R.E.Lamond. 2007. Evaluation of common lime requirement methods. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:843-850.
  • Godsey, C. B., G.M. Pierzynski, D. B. Mengel, and R.E.Lamond. 2007. Changes in soil pH, organic carbon, and extractable aluminum by crop rotation and tillage. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:1038-1044.
  • Agudelo, S.C., N.O. Nelson, T.D. Keane, P.L. Barnes, G.M. Pierzynski. 2011. Phosphorus adsorption and desorption potential of stream sediments and field soils in agricultural watersheds. J. Environ. Qual.40:144-152. (KAES publication 10-284-J)

Staff & Students

Faculty

All Agronomy Faculty report to Dr. Pierzynski.

Teaching

  • AGRON 835 - Nutrient Sources | Uptake and Cycling