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Department of Agronomy

Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2004 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-0110

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Michel Ransom's Research | Research Projects

  • Clay translocation and carbonate accumulation in semi-arid soils, including using soil micromorphology to study oriented clay and calcium carbonate features in thin section
  • Distribution and properties of clay minerals in soils in southeastern Kansas, with emphasis on applications to soil fertility
  • Soil genesis and geomorphology of high-clay soils with vertic properties in the Bluestem Hills
  • Quantifying and evaluating the effects on the encroachment of eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) on tallgrass prairie-derived soils