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MPKit Soil Moisture Measurement Research Publications

The MPKit-406B Soil Moisture Instant Reading Kit is widely used in research; below is a list of over 30 publications that have used the Portable Moisture Probe in their research.


Halli, H. M., Angadi, S., Kumar, A., Govindasamy, P., Madar, R., El-Ansary, D. O., Rashwan, M. A., Abdelmohsen, S. A. M., Abdelbacki, A. M. M., Mahmoud, E. A., & Elansary, H. O. (2021). Influence of Planting and Irrigation Levels as Physical Methods on Maize Root Morphological Traits, Grain Yield and Water Productivity in Semi-Arid Region. Agronomy, 11(2), 294. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11020294
Halli, H. M., Angadi, S., Kumar, A., Govindasamy, P., Madar, R., Baskar V, D. C., Elansary, H. O., Tamam, N., Abdelbacki, A. M. M., & Abdelmohsen, S. A. M. (2021). Assessment of Planting Method and Deficit Irrigation Impacts on Physio-Morphology, Grain Yield and Water Use Efficiency of Maize (Zea mays L.) on Vertisols of Semi-Arid Tropics. Plants, 10(6), 1094. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10061094
Kannan P., Paramasivan M., Marimuthu S., Swaminathan C., & Bose, J. (2021). Applying both biochar and phosphobacteria enhances Vigna mungo L. growth and yield in acid soils by increasing soil pH, moisture content, microbial growth and P availability. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 308, 107258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107258
Malambane, G., Batlang, U., Ramolekwa, K., Tsujimoto, H., & Akashi, K. (2021). Growth chamber and field evaluation of physiological factors of two watermelon genotypes. Plant Stress, 2, 100017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stress.2021.100017
Xu, X., Duan, C., Wu, H., Luo, X., & Han, L. (2021). Effects of changes in throughfall on soil GHG fluxes under a mature temperate forest, northeastern China. Journal of Environmental Management, 294, 112950. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112950


Gu, J., Guo, H., & Xiang, H. (2020). The utility of a boundary line approach for simulating denitrification and nitrous oxide emissions from a Regosol under summer maize-winter wheat crop rotation in Southwest China. Geoderma Regional, 20, e00252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2020.e00252
O’Brien, D. M., Silla, A. J., & Byrne, P. G. (2020). Nest site selection in a terrestrial breeding frog: interrelationships between nest moisture, pH and male advertisement. Animal Behaviour, 169, 57–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2020.08.023
Sun, M., Peng, F., Xiao, Y., Yu, W., Zhang, Y., & Gao, H. (2020). Exogenous phosphatidylcholine treatment alleviates drought stress and maintains the integrity of root cell membranes in peach. Scientia Horticulturae, 259, 108821. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2019.108821


Holley, J. M., & Andrew, N. R. (2019). Experimental warming alters the relative survival and emigration of two dung beetle species from an Australian dung pat community. Austral Ecology, 44(5), 800–811. https://doi.org/10.1111/aec.12750
Li, X., Blackman, C. J., Peters, J. M. R., Choat, B., Rymer, P. D., Medlyn, B. E., & Tissue, D. T. (2019). More than iso/anisohydry: Hydroscapes integrate plant water use and drought tolerance traits in 10 eucalypt species from contrasting climates. Functional Ecology, 33(6), 1035–1049. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13320


Gorissen, S., Greenlees, M., Shine, R., Gorissen, S., Greenlees, M., & Shine, R. (2018). The impact of wildfire on an endangered reptile (Eulamprus leuraensis) in Australian montane swamps. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27(7), 447–456. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF17048


Gorissen, S., Baird, I. R. C., Greenlees, M., Sherieff, A. N., Shine, R., Gorissen, S., Baird, I. R. C., Greenlees, M., Sherieff, A. N., & Shine, R. (2017). Predicting the occurrence of an endangered reptile based on habitat attributes. Pacific Conservation Biology, 24(1), 12–24. https://doi.org/10.1071/PC17027
Huang, W., Liu, J., Han, T., Zhang, D., Huang, S., & Zhou, G. (2017). Different plant covers change soil respiration and its sources in subtropics. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 53(4), 469–478. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00374-017-1186-0


Chen, X., Zhang, D., Liang, G., Qiu, Q., Liu, J., Zhou, G., Liu, S., Chu, G., & Yan, J. (2016). Effects of precipitation on soil organic carbon fractions in three subtropical forests in southern China. Journal of Plant Ecology, 9(1), 10–19. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpe/rtv027
Coleborn, K., Spate, A., Tozer, M., Andersen, M. S., Fairchild, I. J., MacKenzie, B., Treble, P. C., Meehan, S., Baker, A., & Baker, A. (2016). Effects of wildfire on long-term soil CO 2 concentration: implications for karst processes. Environmental Earth Sciences, 75(4), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-015-4874-9
Dou, X., Zhou, W., Zhang, Q., & Cheng, X. (2016). Greenhouse gas (CO2, CH4, N2O) emissions from soils following afforestation in central China. Atmospheric Environment, 126, 98–106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.11.054
Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., Grace, P. R., Scheer, C., Rowlings, D. W., & Grace, P. R. (2016). Non-linear response of soil N2O emissions to nitrogen fertiliser in a cotton–fallow rotation in sub-tropical Australia. Soil Research, 54(5), 494–499. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR14328


Lucke, T., & Nichols, P. W. B. (2015). The pollution removal and stormwater reduction performance of street-side bioretention basins after ten years in operation. Science of The Total Environment, 536, 784–792. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.07.142


Abubaker, S. (2014). Effect of different types of mulches on Newton tomato yields and fruit cracking under plastic greenhouse conditions. Effect of Different Types of Mulches on Newton Tomato Yields and Fruit Cracking under Plastic Greenhouse Conditions, 25–28. https://doi.org/10.1400/230003

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