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Peer Reviewed Articles


Alege, F.P., G.J. Miito, L.W. Devetter, H. Tao, and P.M. Ndegwa*. 2020. Effect of blending dairy manure compost and canola meal on pellets quality and nutrients concentrations. Transactions of the ASABE. doi: 10.13031/trans.14057

Hansen, J.C., W.F. Schillinger, T.S. Sullivan, and T.C. Paulitz. 2020. Decline in Soil Microbial Abundance When Camelina Introduced Into a Monoculture Wheat System. Frontiers in Microbiology 11:571178.

Porter, M.J., W.L. Pan, W.F. Schillinger, I.J. Madsen, K.E. Sowers, and H. Tao. 2020. Winter Canola Response to Soil and Fertilizer Nitrogen. Crops & Soils, 53: 38-45.

Porter, M.J., W.L. Pan, W.F. Schillinger, I.J. Madsen, K.E. Sowers, and H. Tao. 2020. Winter canola response to soil and fertilizer nitrogen in semiarid Mediterranean conditions. Agronomy Journal 112:801–814.

Schillinger, W.F. 2020. New winter crops and rotations for the Pacific Northwest low precipitation drylands. Agronomy Journal 112:3335–3349.


Hansen, J.C., W.F. Schillinger, T.S. Sullivan, and T.C. 2019. Soil Microbial Biomass and Fungi Reduced with Canola Introduced Into Long-Term Monoculture Wheat Rotations. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:1488.

Madsen, I. J., and W. L. Pan. 2019. Assessment of Relative Potencies of Nitrogen Sources on Seedling Root Systems. Agronomy Journal 111:2445-2452. doi:10.2134/agronj2019.01.0039

Nahar, K. and W. L. Pan. 2019. High resolution in situ rhizosphere imaging of root growth dynamics in oilseed castor plant (Ricinus communis L.) using digital scanners. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 5: 781–792.

Schillinger, W.F. 2019. Camelina: Long-term cropping systems research in a dry Mediterranean climate. Field Crops Research 235:87-94.

Schlatter, D., J.C. Hansen, W.F. Schillinger, T.S. Sullivan, and T.C. Paulitz. 2019. Common and unique rhizosphere microbial communities of wheat and canola in a semiarid Mediterranean environment. Applied Soil Ecology 144:170-181.

Wuest, S.B., and W.F. Schillinger. 2019. Soil water dynamics with spring camelina in a three-year rotation in Washington’s winter wheat-fallow region. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83:1525-1532.


Beard, T., T. Maaz, K. Borrelli, J. Harsh, and W. Pan. 2018. Nitrogen affects wheat and canola silica accumulation, soil silica forms, and crusting. Journal of  Environmental Quality. doi:10.2134/jeq2018.01.0052

Hansen, J.C., W.F. Schillinger, T.S. Sullivan, and T.C. Paulitz. 2018. Rhizosphere microbial communities of canola and wheat at six paired field sites. Applied Soil Ecology 130:185-193.

Hulbert, S.H., W. Craine, W.L. Pan. 2018. Registration of WA-HT1, a Camelina Line with Resistance to Residual levels of ALS Inhibitor Herbicides. Journal of Plant Registrations. 12: 2: 253-256.

Maaz, T.M., J.D. Wulfhorst, V. McCracken, H. Kaur, I. Roth, D. Huggins, A. Esser, J. Kirkegaard, and W. Pan. 2018. Economic, policy, and social challenges of introducing oilseed and pulse crops into dryland wheat rotations. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 253:177-194.

Schillinger, W.F., and T.C. Paulitz. 2018. Canola versus wheat rotation effects on subsequent wheat yield. Field Crops Research 223:26-32.


Hammac, A.H., T.M. Maaz, R.T. Koenig, I.C. Burke, and W.L. Pan. 2017. Water and temperature stresses impact canola (Brassica napus L.) fatty acid, protein, and yield over Nitrogen and Sulfur. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 65(48): 10429-10438.

Maaz, T. and W.L. Pan. 2017. Residual fertilizer, crop sequence, and water availability impact rotational nitrogen balances. Agron. J. 0. doi:10.2134/agronj2016.08.0457

Maaz, T.M., W. Schillinger, E. Brooks, S. Machado, J. Maynard-Johnson, I. Leslie, L. Port, W.L. Pan, I. Madsen, F.L. Young, A. Glover, H. Collins, and A. Esser. 2017. Impact of Climate Change Adaptation Strategies on Winter Wheat and Cropping System Performance across Precipitation Gradients in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA. Frontiers in Environmental Science 5:23. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00023

Pan, W. L., Maaz, T. M., Madsen, I., J. Reese, M., Hammac, W. A., Wysocki, D., Davis, J. B., Wingerson, M., and Brown, J. 2017. 4R nitrogen management when integrating canola into semi-arid wheat.  Crops and Soils 50: 3: 16-661. doi:10.2134/cs2017.50.0309

Pan, W. L., W.F. Schillinger, F.L. Young, E.M. Kirby, G.G. Yorgey, K.A. Borrelli, E.S. Brooks, V.A. McCracken, T.M. Maaz, S. Machado, I.J. Madsen, J.L. Johnson-Maynard, L.E. Port, K. Painter, D.R. Huggins, A.D. Esser, H.P. Collins, C.O. Stockle, and S.D. Eigenbrode. 2017. Integrating historic agronomic and policy lessons with new technologies to drive farmer decisions for farm and climate: The case of inland Pacific Northwestern U.S. Frontiers in Environmental Science. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00076

Port, L.E., F.L. Young, and W.L. Pan. 2017. Producing high-residue no-till fallow in the low-rainfall zone of the Pacific Northwest. Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management 3:2017-03-0024. doi:10.2134/cftm2017.03.0024


Favero, D.S., C.N. Jacques, A. Iwase, K.N. Le, J. Zhao, K. Sugimoto, and M.M. Neff. 2016. SUPPRESSOR OF PHYTOCHROME B4-#3 Represses Genes Associated with Auxin Signaling to Modulate Hypocotyl Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 171:2701-2716.

Long, D., F. Young, W. Schillinger, C. Reardon, J. Williams, B. Allen, W. Pan, and D. Wysocki. 2016. Development of Dryland Oilseed Production Systems in Northwestern Region of the United States. Bionenergy Research 9:412-429.

Maaz, T., W.L. Pan, and A.H. Hammac. 2016. Influence of Soil Nitrogen and Water Supply on Canola Nitrogen Use Efficiency. Agron. J. 108 (5):1–11.

Pan, W.L., T.M. Maaz, W.A. Hammac, V.A. McCracken, and R.T. Koenig. 2016. Mitscherlich-Modeled, Semi-Arid Canola Nitrogen Requirements Influenced by Soil Nitrogen and Water. Agron. J. 108 (2):1–11. 

Pan, W.L., F.L. Young, S.C Hulbert, D.R. Huggins, and T.M. Maaz. 2016. Canola Integration into Semi-Arid Wheat Cropping Systems of the Inland Pacific Northwestern USA. Crop and Pasture Science 67 (4) 253-265.

Paulitz, T.C., A.J. Knerr, S.M. Carmody, S. Schlatter, K.E. Sowers, M.L. Derie, and L.J. du Toit. 2016. First Report of Leptosphaeria maculans and Leptosphaeria biglobosa, Causal Agents of Blackleg, on Canola in Washington State. Plant Disease 101(3):504.

Schillinger, W. and S. Werner. 2016. Horned Lark Damage to Pre-emerged Canola Seedlings. Industrial Crops and Products. 89:465-467.

Sharratt, B. and W.F. Schillinger. 2016. Soil characteristics and wind erosion potential of wheat-oilseed-fallow cropping systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80:704-710.

Young, F.L., D.K. Whaley, N.C. Lawrence, and I.C. Burke. 2016. Feral Rye (Secale cereale) Control in Winter Canola in the Pacific Northwest. Weed Technology 30, 163–170. doi:10.1614/WT-D-15-00109.1


Evans, M.A., D.Z. Skinner, R.T. Koenig, S.H. Hulbert, and W.L. Pan. 2015. Effect of Phosphorus, Potassium and Chloride on Cold Tolerance of Winter Canola (Brassica napus L.). J. Plant Nutr. DOI:10.1080/01904167.2014.990095.


Guy, S.O., D.J. Wysocki, W.F. Schillinger, T.G. Chastain, R.S. Karow, K. Garland-Campbell, and I.C. Burke. 2014. Camelina: Adaptation and Performance of Genotypes. Field Crops Research 155:224-232.


Agostini, A., D.A. Johnson, S. Hulbert, B. Demoz, W.G. Fernando, and T. Paulitz. 2013. First Report of Blackleg Caused by Leptosphaeria maculans on Canola in Idaho. Plant Disease 97 (6):842.

Babiker, E.M., S.H. Hulbert, K.L. Schroeder, and T. Paulitz. 2013. Evaluation of Brassica species for resistance to Rhizoctonia solani and binucleate Rhizoctonia (Ceratobasidum spp.) under controlled environment conditions. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 136: 763-772.

Wysocki, D.J., T.G. Chastain, W.F. Schillinger, S.O. Guy, and R.S. Karow. 2013. Camelina: Seed Yield Response to Applied Nitrogen and Sulfur. Field Crop Res. 145, 60–66.


Babiker, E.M., S. Hulbert and T.C. Paulitz. 2012. Hyaloperonospora camelinae on Camelina sativa in Washington State: Detection, Seed Transmission, and Chemical Control. Plant Dis. 96:1670-1674.

Kincaid, R.L., K.A. Johnson, J.J. Michal, A.C. Huisman, S.H. Hulbert, and W.L. Pan. 2012. Case Study: Production of Silage Containing Biennial Canola and Peas for Use as Forage in a Dairy Rotation. The Professional Animal Scientist 28:120-124.

Long, D.S., J.D. McCallum, F.L. Young, and A. Lenssen. 2012. In-Stream Measurement of Canola (Brassica napus L.) Seed Oil Concentration Using In-Line Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. 20 (3):387-395.

Schillinger, W.F., D.J. Wysocki, T.G. Chastain, S.O. Guy, and R.S. Karow. 2012. Camelina: Planting Date and Method Effects on Stand Establishment and Seed Yield. Field Crops Research 130:138–144.

Walsh, D.T., E.M. Babiker, I.C. Burke, and S.H. Hulbert. 2012. Camelina Mutants Resistant to Acetolactate Synthase Inhibitor Herbicides. Molecular Breeding. Volume 30 (2):1053-1063.

Young, F.L., D.S. Long, and J.R. Alldredge. 2012. Effect of Planting Methods on Spring Canola (Brassica napus L.) Establishment and Yield in the Low-Rainfall Region of the Pacific Northwest. Crop Management. doi:10.1094/CM-2012-0321-01-RS.


Hammac, A., W.L. Pan, R.P. Bolton, and R.T. Koenig. 2011. High Resolution Imaging to Assess Oilseed Species’ Root Hair Responses to Soil Water Stress. Plant Soil 339: 125-135.

Kincaid, R.L., K.A. Johnson, J.J. Michal, S.H. Hulbert, W.L. Pan, J. Barbano, and A.C. Huisman. 2011. Biennial Canola for Forage and Ecosystem Improvement in Dryland Cropping Systems. Advances in Animal Biosciences 2(2):457.


Paulitz, T.C., K.L. Schroeder, and W.F. Schillinger. 2010. Soilborne Pathogens of Cereals in an Irrigated Cropping System: Effects of Tillage, Residue Management and Crop Rotation. Plant Disease: 94: 61-68.

Schillinger, W.F., D.L. Young, A.C. Kennedy, and T.C. Paulitz. 2010. Diverse No-Till Irrigated Crop Rotations Instead of Burning and Plowing Continuous Wheat. Field Crops Research 115:39–49.


Schroeder, K.L., T.C. Paulitz, and P.A. Okubara. 2009. Incidence and Spatial Distribution of Rhizoctonia and Pythium Species Determined with Real-Time PCR. Phytopathology Vol. 99, No 6, p. S115.

Schroeder, K.L., P.A. Okubara, and T.C. Paulitz. 2009. Application of Real-Time PCR for Quantification of Soilborne Pathogens. Phytopathology Vol. 99, No. 6, p. S186.