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Reviewed Journal Articles

Jahanzad, E., A. Barker, M. Hashemi, T. Eaton, A. Sadeghpour. 2016. Nitrogen Release Dynamics and   Decomposition of Buried and Surface Cover Crop Residues. Agronomy Journal. 108:1–7 doi:10.2134/agronj2016.01.0001

Keshavarz Afshar, R. M. Hashemi. M. DaCosta, J. Spargo, A. Sadeghpour. 2016. Biochar application and drought stress effects on physiological characteristics of Silybum marianum. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. DOI: 10.1080/00103624.2016.1146752

Jahanzad, E., A. Sadeghpour, M. Hashemi, R. Keshavarz Afshar, M. B. Hosseini and A.V. Barker. 2015. Silage fermentation profile, chemical composition and economic evaluation of millet and soybean grown in monocultures and as intercrops. Grass and Forage: doi: 10.1111/gfs.12216

Jahanzad, Emad, Amir Sadeghpour, Mohammad B. Hoseini, Allen V. Barker, Masoud Hashemi, Reza Keshavarz Afshar. 2015. Competition, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Productivity of Millet-Soybean Intercropping in Semi-arid Conditions. Crop Science. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.02.0130.

Keshavarz Afshar, R., M.R. Chaichi, A. Alipour, M. Ansari Jovini, M. Dashtaki, and M. Hashemi. 2015. Potential of milk thistle for biomass production in semiarid regions. Crop Science. 55:1-7.
doi: 10.2135/cropsci2014.10.0678.

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza,  Mohammad Reza Chaichi, Mahya Ansari Jovini, Emad Jahanzad,  Masoud Hashemi. 2015. Accumulation of silymarin in milk thistle seeds under drought stress. Planta.
doi 10.1007/s00425-015-2265-9.

Keshavarz Afshar, R., Chaichi, M.R., Rezaei, K., Asareh, M. H., Hashemi, M., 2015. Irrigation regime and soil organic fertilizers influence on oil content and fatty acid composition of milk thistle seeds. Agronomy Journal. 107(1):187-194. doi:10.2134/agronj14.0368.

Sadeghpour, A., M. Hashemi, S.A. Weis, J. T. Spargo, S. Mehrvarz, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Assessingtillage systems for reducing ammonia volatilization form spring-applied slurry manure.Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 46:724-735. doi: 10.1080/00103624.2015.1005223.

Sadeghpour, A., M. Hashemi, M. DaCosta, E. Jahanzad, L.E. Gorlitsky, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Switchgrass establishment and biomass yield response to seeding date and herbicide application. Agron. J. 107:1-7. doi:10.2134/agronj14.0288.

Gorlitsky, L.E., A. 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. doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.10.012.

Sadeghpour, A., M. Hashemi, S.A. Weis, J. T. Spargo, S. Mehrvarz, S.J. Herbert. 2015. Assessing tillage systems for reducing ammonia volatilization form spring-applied slurry manure. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 46:724-735. doi: 10.1080/00103624.2015.1005223.

Sadeghpour, A., M. 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. doi: 10.1007/s12155-015-9638-693.

Liu, X.B., Sheng, C.L., Herbert, S.J., Chin, K.L., & Qi,Y. (2015). Mapping soybean physiology research based on the web of science. International Journal of Plant Production, 9(4): 561-579.

Jahansuz, M.R., Keshavarz Afshar, R., Heidari Zooleh, H., Hashemi, M. 2014. Evaluation yield and quality of sorghum and millet as alternative forage crops to corn under normal and deficit irrigation systems. Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 10(4): 699-715.

Keshavarz, Afshar, R, Mahya Ansari Jovini, Mohammad Reza Chaichi, Masoud Hashemi.2014. Grain sorghum response to arbuscular mycorrhiza and phosphorus fertilizer under deficit irrigation. Agronomy Journal. 106(4): 1212-1218. doi:10.2134/agronj13.0589.

Jahanzad, E., A. Sadeghpour, M. B. Hosseini, A. V. Barker, M. Hashemi, and O. R. Zandvakili . 2014. Silage yield and nutritive value of millet–soybean intercrops as influenced by nitrogen application. Agronomy Journal. 106 (6): 1993-2000. doi:10.2134/agronj13.0542.

Javanmard, T., Z. Zamani, R. Keshavarz Afshar, M. Hashemi, and P. C. Struik. 2014. Seed washing, exogenous application of gibberellic acid, and cold stratification enhance the germination of sweet cherry (Prunusavium L.) seed. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology. 89 (1) 74–78.

Keshavarz Afshar, R, M.R. Chaichi, M. H. Asareh., M. Hashemi, A. Liaghat. 2014. Interactive effect of deficit irrigation and soil organic amendments on seed yield and flavonolignan production of milk thistle (Silybum marianum L. Gaertn.). Industrial Crops and Products. 58:166-172.

Sadeghpour,A. L. E. Gorlitsky, M. Hashemi, S. A. Weis, and S. J. Herbert. 2014. Response of switchgrass yield and quality to harvest season and nitrogen fertilizer. Agronomy Journal. 106: 290-296.

Sadeghpour, A., E. 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): 77-90.

Zhou, K.Q., G.D. Wang, Y.H. Li, X.B. Liu, S. J. Herbert, M. Hashemi. 2014. Assessing variety mixture of
 continuous spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) on grain yield and flour quality in Northeast China. International  Journal of Plant Production. 8(1): 91-105.

Sadeghpour, A., M. Hashemi, S.J. Herbert. 2014. A simple vigor test for adjusting switchgrass seeding rate in fertile and marginal soils. Grassland Science. 60: 252–255., doi: 10.1111/grs.12066.

Li, Y.S., Q.Y. Zhang, X.B. Liu, J. Jin, S.J. Herbert. 2014. Planting date influences fresh pod yield and seed chemical compositions of vegetable soybean, Hort Science 49:1376–1380.

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., doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.09.027.

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. doi: 10.1007/s12155-014-9485-x.

Herbert, S.J., L. Gorlitsky, M. Hashemi, A. Sadeghpour. 2013. Evaluating Switchgrass Varieties for Biomass Yield and Quality in Massachusetts. Proceedings from Sun Grant National Conference: Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, New Orleans,LA. Energy Crop Production #2.9.

Hashemi, M. A. Farsad, A. Sadeghpour, S. Weis, S.J. Herbert. 2013. Cover Crop Management for Increasing Nitrogen Recovery in the fall.  Plant Nut Soil Sci. 176: 69–75

Ghasemi Pirbalouti, A., M. Rahmani Samani, M. Hashemi, and H. Zeinali. 2013. Salicylic acid affects growth, essential oil and chemical compositions of Thyme (Thymus daensis Celak.) under reduced irrigation. Plant Growth Regulation. DOI 10.1007/s10725-013-9860-1

Hashemi, Masoud and Amir Sadeghpour. 2013. Establishment and production of switchgrass grown for combustion; A review. International Journal of Plant Biology & Research. 1: 1002-1013.

Hashemian, Neda, Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti, Masoud Hashemi, Ahmadreza Golparvar, Behzad Hamedi. 2013. Diversity in chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oils of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) diverse from northeast of Iran. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 7(11):1752-1760.

Keshavarz Afshar, R., A. Alipour, M. Hashemi, M. Ansari Jovini, D. Pimental. 2013. Energy inputs-yield relationship and sensitivity analysis of pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) production in Markazi Region of Iran. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research. 11(3): 661-669.

Zhang, Q.Y., M. Hashemi, S.J. Hebert and Y.S. Li. 2013. Different responses of pre-emergence and early seedling growth to planting depth between vegetable soybean and grain soybeans. Legume Research. 36(6)

Sadeghpour, A. E. Jahanzad, A. Esmaeili, M.B. Hosseinei, M. Hashemi. 2013. Forage yield, quality and economiuc benefit of intercropped barley and annual medic in semi-arid conditions: Additive series. Field Crops Research. 148: 43-48.

Li, Y.S., M. Du, Q.Y. Zhang, M. Hashemi, X.B. Liu and S.J. Herbert. 2013. Correlation and path coefficient analysis for yield components of vegetable soybean in northeast china. Legume Research. 36(4): 284- 288.

Mehrvarz, S., M.R. Chaichi, M. Hashemi, M. Parsinejad.  2013.  Yield and growth response of maize (Zea Mays L.S.C. 704) to surfactant under deficit irrigation. International Journal of Plant and Animal Sciences. 1(3): 41-48.

Sadeghpour, A., E. Jahanzad, M. Hashemi, A. Esmaelli, S.J. Herbert. (2013). Intercropping annual medic (Medicago scutellata L.) with barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) may improve total forage and crude protein yield in semi-arid environment.Australian J. Crop Sci. 7(12):1822-1828.

Jin, J., X.B. Liu, G.H. Wang, X. Chen, Z.H. Yu, and S.J. Herbert. 2013. Effect of phosphorus application on hierarchical lateral root morphology and phosphorus acquisition in soybean. Journal of Plant Nutrition, 36:1578–1589.

Jin J., G.H. Wang, J.D. Liu, Z.H. Yu, X.B. Liu and S.J. Herbert. 2013. The fate of soyabean photosynthetic carbon varies in Mollisols differing in organic carbon. European Journal of Soil Science, 64:500–507.

Zheng, H., Z. Wang, J. Zhao, S. Herbert, and B. Xing. 2013. Sorption of antibiotic sulfamethoxazole varies with biochars produced at different temperatures. Environmental Pollution, 181:60-67.

Zheng, H., Z. Wang, X. Deng, S. Herbert, and B. Xing. 2013. Impacts of adding biochar on nitrogen retention and bioavailability in agricultural soil. Geoderma, 206:32-39.

Wang, Z., H. Zheng, Y. Luo, X. Deng, S. Herbert, and B. Xing. 2013. Characterization and influence of biochars on nitrous oxide emission from agricultural soil. Environmental Pollution, 174:289-296.

Zheng, H., Z. Wang, X. Deng, J. Zhao, Y. Luo, J. Novak, S. Herbert, and B. Xing. 2013. Characteristics and nutrient values of biochars produced from giant reed at different temperatures. Bioresource Technology. 130:463-471.

Ghasemi Pir Balooti, A. M. Hashemi, F. Taherian Ghahfarokhi. 2013. Essential oil and chemical compositions of wild and cultivated Thymus daenensis Celak and Thymus vulgaris L. Industrial Crops and Product. 48: 43-48.

Farsad, A., S.J. Herbert, M. Hashemi and A. Sadeghpour. 2012. An automated suction lysimeter for improved soil water sampling. Vadose Zone Journal. doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0003. 11(4).