University of Florida

Best Management Practices & Water Resources

For more information contact Samira Daroub.

Publications

Journal Articles / Conference Proceedings / Reports

  • Bhadha, J.H., Daroub, S.H, Lang, T.A. 2012. Effect of kinetic control, soil:solution ratio, electrolyte cation, and others, on equilibrium phosphorus concentration. Geoderma 173-174: 209-214.

  • Daroub, S.H., Van Horn, S., Lang, T.A.  , and Diaz, O.A   2011. Best management practices and long-term water quality trends in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 41 (6):608-632.

  • McGroary, P.C.  , Cisar, J.L., Snyder, G.H., Erickson, J.E., Sartain, J.B and Daroub, S.H. 2011. Water use of St. Augustine grass and Bahiagrass under varying nitrogen rates. Agronomy Journal 103:100-106.

  • Kwon, H.Y,  Grunwald, S., Beck, H.W., Jung, Y., Daroub, S.H., Lang. T.A ., and Morgan, K.T. 2010.  Modeling of phosphorus loads in sugarcane in a low-relief landscape Using ontology-based simulation. J. Environmental Quality: 39 (5): 1751-1761.

  • L. Janardhanan  and Daroub, S.H. 2010. Phosphorus sorption in organic soils in south Florida. Soil Science Society of America J. :74(5): 1597-1606.

  • Lang, T.A., Oladeji, O., Josan, M. and Daroub, S.H. 2010. Environmental and management factors that influence drainage water P loads from Everglades Agricultural Area farms of South Florida. Agriculture, Ecosystems, Environment 138:170-180.

  • Martin, M. R., Tipping, P.W., Reddy, K. R., Daroub, S.H. and Roberts, K. M. 2010. Interactions of biological and herbicidal management of Melaleuca quinquenervia with fire: Consequences for ecosystem services. Biological Control. 54:307-315

  • Kwon, H., Grunwald, S., Beck, H.W.,  Jung, Y., Daroub, S.H., Lang. T.A ., and Morgan, K.T. 2010. Ontology based simulation of water flow in organic soils applied to Florida sugarcane. Agricultural Water Management. 97:112-122.

  • Daroub, S.H., Lang, T.A., and Diaz, O.A., and Grunwald, S. 2009. Long-term water quality trends after implementing best management practices in South Florida. J. Environmental Quality. 38:1683–1693.

  • Grunwald, S., Daroub, S.H., Lang, T.A., and Diaz, O.A.. 2009. Tree-based modeling of complex interactions of phosphorus loadings and environmental factors”. Science of the Total Environment. 407:3772–3783.

  • Arrieta, C., Busey, P. and Daroub, S.H.. 2009. Goosegrass and bermudagrass competition under compaction. Agronomy. J. 101:11-16.

  • McGroary. P.C., Daroub, S.H., Wright, A.L., Cisar, J.L., and Snyder, G.H. 2009. The effects of irrigation and nitrogen on St. Augustinegrass color, quality and growth. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal, 11:55-60.

  • Roesch, L. F., Fulthorpe, R. R., Riva, A., Casella, G., Hadwin, A. K., Kent, A. D., Daroub, S. H., Camargo, F. A., Farmerie, W. G. & Triplett, E. W. 2007.  Pyrosequencing enumerates and contrast soil microbial diversity. International Society of Microbial Ecology 1: 0283-0290.

  • Diaz, O. A.   Daroub, S.H., Stuck, J. D., Clark, M., Lang, T. A ., and Reddy. K. R. 2006. Sediment inventory and phosphorus fractions for water conservation area canals in the Everglades. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 70:863-871.

  • Kabengi, N., Daroub, S.H., Rhue, R. D.  2006. Energetics of arsenate sorption on amorphous aluminum hydroxides studied using flow adsorption calorimetry.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.297:86-94.

  • Kabengi, N., Rhue, R. D and Daroub, S.H. 2006. Using flow calorimetry to determine the molar heats of cation and anion exchange and the point of zero net charge (PZNC) on amorphous aluminum hydroxides. Soil Science. 171:13-20.

  • Chen M., Daroub. S.H., and Nadal. V. 2006. Comparison of two digestion methods for determining total phosphorus in canal water. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 37:2351-2363.
  • Chen, M., Daroub, S.H., Lang, T. A., and Diaz, O. A. 2006. Specific conductance and ionic characteristics of farm canals in the Everglades Agricultural Area, Florida. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:141-150.
  • Adorisio, C., C. Bedregal, S. Daroub, P. McGinnes, C. Miessau, D. Pescatore, B. Powell, P. Sievers, S. Van Horn, J. Vega, M. Edwards, and S.K. Xue. 2005. Phosphorus controls for the basins tributary to the Everglades construction project. Consolidated Report, Water Year 2004, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL (peer reviewed).
  • Daroub, S.H., T.A. Lang, O.A. Diaz, M. Chen, and J.D. Stuck.  2004.  Annual report Phase XII: Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Everglades Agricultural Area BMPs for Reducing Particulate Phosphorus Transport.  University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, May 2004.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and The Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Daroub, S.H., T.A. Lang, and M. Chen.  2004. Specific conductance in the Everglades Agricultural Area. University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, March 2004.  Final report submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Bedregal C, S. Daroub, B.Donovan,E. Marshall, P. McGinnes, C. Miessau, D. Pescatore, P. Sievers, J.D. Stuck, S. Van Horn, and J. Vega. 2004. Performance and Optimization of Agricultural Best Management Practices, Everglades Consolidated Report, Water Year 2003, Chapter 3, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL (peer reviewed).
  • Daroub, S.H., J.D. Stuck, T.A. Lang, and O.A. Diaz, and M. Chen.  2003.  Annual report Phase XI: Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Everglades Agricultural Area BMPs for Reducing Particulate Phosphorus Transport.  University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, April 2003.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and The Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Sievers, P., D. Pescatore, S. Daroub, J.D. Stuck, J. Vega, P. McGinnes, and S. Van Horn. 2003. Performance and Optimization of Agricultural Best Management Practices, Everglades Consolidated Report, Water Year 2002, Chapter 3, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL (peer reviewed).
  • Stuck, J. D, T.A. Lang, O.A. Diaz, S.H. Daroub, and T. Aziz.  2002. Studies on particulate phosphorus sources and potential management practices for control in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Proceedings of the 7th Biennial Conference on Stormwater research and watershed management, Southwest Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection. 7th Biennial Conference May 22-23, 2002
  • Rice, R.W., F.T, Izuno, and R.M. Garcia.  2002.  Phosphorus load reductions under Best Management Practices for sugarcane cropping systems in the Everglades Agricultural Area.  Agric. Water Manage.  56(1):17-39.
  • Izuno, F. T., and R.M. Garcia. 2002. Subsurface drainage systems. In Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Food Engineering. Marcel Dekker, New York, NY.
  • Daroub, S.H., J.D. Stuck, R.W. Rice, T.A. Lang, and O.A. Diaz.  2002.  Annual report Phase X: Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Everglades Agricultural Area BMPs for Reducing Particulate Phosphorus Transport. University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, March 2002.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Davis, W., and M. Chen.  2002.  Everglades Research & Education Center Standard Operation Procedures. Everglades Research & Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida, Belle Glade, FL. December 2002.
  • Chen, M.  2001. Quality manual for the laboratory of EREC. Everglades Research & Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.  University of Florida, Belle Glade, FL. December 2001.
  • Izuno, F.T., J.D. Stuck, R.W. Rice, T.A. Lang, and O.A. Diaz.  2001.  Annual report Phase IX: Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Everglades Agricultural Area BMPs for Reducing Particulate Phosphorus Transport.  University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, March 2001.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and The Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Stuck, J.D., F.T. Izuno, K.L. Campbell, A.B. Bottcher, and R.W. Rice.  2001. Farm-level studies of particulate phosphorus transport in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Trans. ASAE 44(5):1105-1116.
  • Stuck, J.D., F.T. Izuno, N. Pickering, K.L. Campbell, and A.B. Bottcher.  2001. Mathematical modeling of suspended solids and particulate phosphorus transport in farm conveyance systems of the Everglades Agricultural Area. Trans. ASAE 44(5):1117-1126.
  • Izuno, F.T., and R.W. Rice.  2000.  Annual Report Phase VIII. Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Sustainable Agriculture Coupled with Farm-Level P Reduction BMP Implementation. University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, May 2000.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District.
  • Izuno, F.T., and R.W. Rice.  1999.  Annual Report Phase VII. Implementation and Verification of BMPs for Reducing P Loading in the EAA and Sustainable Agriculture Coupled with Farm-Level P Reduction BMP Implementation. University of Florida, EREC, Belle Glade, June 1999.  Submitted to the Everglades Agricultural Area Environmental Protection District and The Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Izuno, F. T. and P.J. Whalen. 1999. Phosphorus management in organic (histosols) soils. In: Phosphorus Biogeochemistry in Subtropical Ecosystems. K.R. Reddy et al, eds. CRC Press Boca Raton, FL.P. 425-445.

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Extension Publications

Newsletter Articles

  • Daroub, S.H.  2003. Phosphorus reduction in the Everglades. Nonpoint Source News-Notes, May 2003, # 71. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC.
  • Daroub, S.H.  2002. Best Management Practices to improve water quality in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA).  Myakka 2/1, Soil & Water Science Department publication, University of Florida.
  • Daroub, S.H.  2002. Research and Extension work in the nutrient management and water quality area in the EAA. UF/IFAS Nutrient Management Education Core Group 3.

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National Meetings Abstracts

  • Daroub, S.H., M. Chen, and T.A. Lang.  2004. Factors influencing specific conductance in the Everglades Agricultural Area canals.  American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Seattle, WA.  CDROM November 2004. Lang, T.A.S.H.
  • Daroub, and O.A. Diaz.  2004. Managing drainage flow velocity and aquatic weeds to reduce P export from Everglades Agricultural Area farms. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Seattle, WA. CDROM November 2004.
  • Daroub, S.H., J.D. Stuck, O.A. Diaz, M.W. Clark, and K.R. Reddy.  2003. Impact of water conservation area canals on low-phosphorus water discharged from storm treatment areas. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Denver, CO. CDROM November 2003.
  • Chen, M., T.A. Lang, and S.H. Daroub.  2003. Specific conductivity trends at monitoring sites in the Everglades Agricultural Area. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Denver, CO. CDROM November 2003.
  • Diaz, O.A., S.H. Daroub, J.D. Stuck, and T.A. Lang.  2003. Transport mechanisms of dissolved and particulate phosphorus in the water conservation area canals in south Florida. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Denver, CO. CDROM November 2003.
  • Lang, T.A., S.H. Daroub, O.A. Diaz, J.D. Stuck, and F.T. Izuno.  2003. Techniques to reduce particulate phosphorus loads from farms in the Everglades Agricultural Area. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Denver, CO. CDROM November 2003.
  • Daroub, S.H., T.A. Lang, R.W. Rice, and F.T. Izuno.  2002. Phosphorus load reduction under Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area.  American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America Annual meetings Abstracts, Indianapolis, IN, CDROM November 2002.
  • Chen, M. 2002. Agricultural BMPs for water quality and phosphorus reduction in the Everglades. South China Agricultural University. Beijing, China. Dec. 6, 2002. Invited.

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State Meetings

  • Daroub, S.H. 2005. Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area: A success story. Invited speaker at the Florida State Horticultural Society annual meeting, June 5-7, 2005. Invited
  • Daroub, S.H. 2005. Phosphorus origin, transport, management, and BMPs in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Invited speaker at the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida annual meeting May18-20, 2005. Invited
  • Diaz, O.A. and Daroub. S.H. 2005. Best Management Practices to reduce P loading in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Invited speaker at the south Florida community college certified crop advisor workshop, Avon Park, FL. May 2005. Invited.
  • Chen, M, S.H. Daroub, T.A. Lang, and T. Aziz. 2004. Specific conductance in the Everglades Agricultural Area.  First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Orlando, FL.  December 6-10, 2004.
  • Diaz, O.A., S.H. Daroub, J.D. Stuck, and T.A. Lang.  2004. Transport of dissolved and particulate phosphorus in canal waters downstream of STA-1W. First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, Orlando, FL.  December 6-10, 2004.
  • Diaz, O.A., and Daroub, S.H. 2004. Best Management Practices to reduce phosphorus loading in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Certified Crop Advisor Training, Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, Immokalee FL. June 4, 2004. Invited.
  • Daroub, S.H., Lang, T.A., Chen. M., Diaz, O.A., and Aziz, T. 2004. Particulate phosphorus reduction in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida - May 2004, Tallahassee, FL.
  • Lang, T.A., S.H. Daroub, R.W. Rice, and F.T. Izuno.  2003. Phosphorus load reduction under agricultural BMPs for south Florida Histosols. Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades (GEER), and Florida Bay Ecosystem Palm Harbor, FL. April 13-18, 2003.
  • Daroub, S.H.  2002. Performance and optimization of agricultural BMPs: BMP project overview. The 2003 Everglades Consolidated Report peer review and public workshop hosted by the South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL. Sept 24-26, 2002. Invited.
  • Daroub, S.H. 2002. Best management practices to reduce P loading in the Everglades Agricultural Area.  Certified Crop Advisor Program; South Florida Community College, Avon Park, FL. 100 attendees, March 20, 2002. Invited.
  • Daroub, S.H., and Stuck, J.D.  2002. Particulate Phosphorus Control in the Everglades Agricultural Area. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, FL. May 15, 2002. Invited.
  • Daroub, S.H.  2002. Scope of Work: BMP Research, testing and implementation to address water quality standards. Public Workshop organized by the SFWMD on Chapter 40E-63, FAC, Part III BMP Research, testing and implementation to address water quality standards, Belle Glade, FL. January 30, 2002. Invited.
  • Daroub, S.H.  2002.  Specific Conductivity research summary.  Public Workshop organized by the SFWMD on Chapter 40E-63, FAC, Part III BMP Research, testing and implementation to address water quality standards. Belle Glade, FL. January 30, 2002. Invited.
  • Stuck, J.D. and S.H. Daroub.  2002. Particulate phosphorus research summary. Public Workshop organized by the SFWMD on Chapter 40E-63, FAC Part III BMP Research, testing and implementation to address water quality standards. Belle Glade, FL. January 30, 2002. Invited.

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