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John M. Bremner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 9/9/59

Scope and Content

The collection (1946-2008, undated) consists of biographical information, publications, and records of research projects completed by John M. Bremner. Biographical information consists of news clippings regarding his works, awards, and retirement; a list of honors and awards; curriculum vitae; photographs; and awards nominations and programs. A memorial symposium was held in Bremner’s honor in 2008 and a file containing the speeches and presentations given at that symposium offers a thorough retrospective of his career.



The collection also includes published articles authored or co-authored by Bremner. The appendix contains a complete, chronological listing of Bremner’s articles, many of which can be found in this collection. Much of his work deals with the chemical and biochemical composition of soils, especially the transformations of nitrogen and sulfur in soils.



Files related to Bremner’s research projects include correspondence, proposals, and reports. He received research funding from a number of governmental and private entities and from this work published numerous articles and received one patent. Projects Bremner received funding for included: an assessment and reduction of problems associated with the use of urea as a fertilizer (funded by Allied Corporation); a study of natural and fertilizer-induced missions of nitrous oxide from soils (National Science Foundation); research on nitrogen transformations in soils affecting environmental quality (Rockefeller Foundation); a study on the isolation and characterization of clay-organic matter complexes in soils (Herman Frasch Foundation); research on the sorption of pollutant gases by soils (U.S. Department of Energy); research on the effects of pesticides on nitrogen transformations in soils (Tennessee Valley Authority); and studies on the control and management of nitrogen transformations in soils and the reduction of nitrogen pollution of surface and groundwaters (Iowa State Water Resources Research Institute). A file related to Bremner’s patent is also in the collection.

Dates

  • 1946-2008, undated

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

John McColl “Jack” Bremner was born to Archibald Donaldson and Sarah Kennedy (McColl) Bremner in Dumbarton, Scotland on January 18, 1922. He received his B.Sc. (1944) in pure science with first class honors in chemistry from the University of Glasgow. Bremner received his Ph.D. (1948) and later his D.Sc. (1959) in chemistry from the University of London. He was awarded an honorary D.Sc. (1987) from the University of Glasgow.



After receiving his undergraduate degree, Bremner was employed by Glasgow University as a Carnegie Research Scholar (1944-1945). He then worked for the Chemistry Department at Rothamsted Experimental Station, England, serving as Scientific Officer (1945-1949), Senior Scientific Officer (1949-1954), and Principal Scientific Officer (1954-1959). He joined the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa in 1959. At Iowa State, he served as Associate Professor (1959-1961), Professor of Agronomy and Biochemistry (1961-1992), and was named Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture (1975-1992). In 1992 he was named a Distinguished Professor Emeritus.



Bremner received many honors and awards throughout his distinguished career. A few of these include: the Soil Science Achievement Award (1967) from the American Society of Agronomy; the Alexander von Humboldt Medal and Award (1982) from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany; the Bouyoucos Distinguished Career Award (1982) from the Soil Science Society of America; the Governor’s Science Achievement Medal (1983) from the State of Iowa; the Harvey Wiley Medal and Award (1984) from the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (now AOAC International); the Spencer Medal and Award (1987) and the Award for Advancement of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (1988) from the American Chemical Society; and numerous awards and honors from Iowa State University. He was named a fellow of various societies and associations including: the American Society of Agronomy (1968), the American Association for Advancement of Science (1972), the Soil Science Society of America (1976), and the American Academy of Microbiology (1992). He was named Distinguished Fellow (1984) of the Iowa Academy of Science and that same year was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (1984). In addition, Bremner was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship (1957-1958) to research in the United States, he served as Technical Expert (1964-1965) on 15N research for the International Atomic Energy Agency in Yugoslavia and Austria, and he was named a Guggenheim Fellow (1968-1969) serving in Australia and Japan.



Bremner was a pioneering researcher and a prolific writer. His investigations into the nitrogen and sulfur chemistry of soils and the chemical nature of soil organic matter led to a new understanding of soil chemistry and biochemistry. Bremner created analytical methods for determining the different organic and inorganic forms of nitrogen in soil that became the international standard. His analytical methods for 15N-tracer research on the nitrogen cycle are widely accepted as the standard procedures to this day. His research on the nitrogen and sulfur transformations in soils had a direct impact on fertilizer usage in the United States and around the world. His investigations proved that nitrogen fertilizers do not significantly increase soil emissions of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas, and thus helped to prevent a widespread ban on their use. Bremner was among the first to study agricultural causes of water and air pollution and studied ways to reduce pollution from nitrogen fertilizers by making them more efficient and effective. His many years of productive research resulted in more than 300 publications authored or co-authored by him, including 32 chapters in scientific monographs.



Throughout his life, Bremner struggled with a speech impediment that caused what he called a “stammer.” This hardly affected his teaching or research though. At Iowa State, he developed and taught a highly regarded course on advanced soil biochemistry. He mentored 22 graduate students and guided them to the completion of their degrees. He attracted international researchers and scholars to Iowa State to study and work with him. He was highly respected by his colleagues and has been referred to as one of the world’s most distinguished soil scientists of the 20th Century.



John Bremner married Eleanor Mary Williams and they had two children, Stuart and Carol. Bremner passed away on July 27, 2007. He was buried at the Iowa State University cemetery.

Extent

2.94 Linear Feet (7 document boxes)

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically.

Items in related collections

RS 9/9. Iowa State University. Department of Agronomy records, 1903-2013

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

List of Publications by John M. Bremner

Copies of most of the articles listed here can be found in this collection and are located with the publications (box 1, folder 13 through box 3, folder 2).

Bremner, J. M., Heintze, S. G., Mann, P. J. G. and Lees, H. Metallo-organic complexes in soil. Nature 158:790 (1946).

Bremner, J. M. Studies on soil organic matter. Part I. The chemical nature of soil organic nitrogen. Journal of Agricultural Science 39:183-193 (1949).

Bremner, J. M. and Lees, H. Studies on soil organic matter. Part II. The extraction of organic matter from soil by neutral reagents. Journal of Agricultural Science 39:274-279 (1949).

Bremner, J. M. Studies on soil organic matter. Part III. The extraction of organic carbon and nitrogen from soil. Journal of Agricultural Science 39:280-282 (1949).

Bremner, J. M. Use of the Van Slyke-Neil manometric apparatus for the determination of organic and inorganic carbon in soil and of organic carbon in soil extracts. Analyst 74:492-498 (1949).

Bremner, J. M. Some observations on the oxidation of soil organic matter in the presence of alkali. Journal of Soil Science 1:198-204 (1950).

Bremner, J. M. Amino acids in soil. Nature 165:367 (1950).

Bremner, J. M. The amino-acid composition of the protein material in soil. Biochemical Journal 47:538-542 (1950).

Bremner, J. M. A review of recent work on soil organic matter. Part I. Journal of Soil Science 2:67-82 (1951).

Bremner, J. M. Alkaline decomposition of amino acids. Nature 168:518 (1951).

Bremner, J. M. and Kenten, R. H. Paper chromatography of amines. Biochemical Journal 49:651-655 (1951).

Bremner, J. M. The nature of soil-nitrogen complexes. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 3:497-500 (1952).

Bremner, J. M. Identification of hydroxylamine and hydrazine by paper chromatography. Analyst 79:198-201 (1954).

Bremner, J. M. A review of recent work on soil organic matter. Part II. Journal of Soil Science 5:214-232 (1954).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. Studies on the estimation and decomposition of amino sugars in soil. Journal of Agricultural Science 44:152-159 (1954).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen transformations during the biological decomposition of straw composted with inorganic nitrogen. Journal of Agricultural Science 45:469-475 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. Recent work on soil organic matter at Rothamsted. Zeitschrift für Pflanzenernährung, Düngung, Bodenkunde 69:32-38 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. Studies on soil humic acids. Part I. The chemical nature of humic nitrogen. Journal of Agricultural Science 46:247-256 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. Determination of ammonia and nitrate in soil. Journal of Agricultural Science 46:320-328 (1955).

Bremner, J. M., Flaig, W. and Kuster, E. Zur Kenntnis der Huminsäuren. IX. Mitteilung. Der Gehalt an Aminosäuren in Steptomyceten-Huminsäuren. Zeitschrift für Pflanzenernährung, Düngung, Bodenkunde 71:58-63 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen distribution and amino-acid composition of fractions of a humic acid from a chernozem soil. (Hildesheimer Schwarzerde). Zeitschrift für Pflanzenernährung, Düngung, Bodenkunde 71:63-66 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. Reduction of nitrate by ferrous hydroxide under various conditions of alkalinity. Analyst 80:626-627 (1955).

Bremner, J. M. Some soil organic-matter problems. Soils and Fertilizers 19:115-123 (1956).

Bremner, J. M. Alkaline decomposition of β-hydroxy-α-amino acids. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 20:579-581 (1956).

Bremner, J. M. Studies on soil humic acids. II. Observations on the estimation of free amino groups. Reactions of humic acid and lignin preparations with nitrous acid. Journal of Agricultural Science 48:352-360 (1957).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. The mineralization of some nitrogenous materials in soil. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 8:341-347 (1957).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. Denitrification in soil. I. Methods of investigation. Journal of Agricultural Science 51:22-39 (1958).

Bremner, J. M. and Shaw, K. Denitrification in soil. II. Factors affecting denitrification. Journal of Agricultural Science 51:40-52 (1958).

Bremner, J. M. Amino sugars in soil. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 9:528-532 (1958).

Bremner, J. M., and Harada, T. Release of ammonium and organic matter from soil by hydrofluoric acid and effect of hydrofluoric acid treatment on extraction of soil organic matter by neutral and alkaline reagents. Journal of Agricultural Science 52:137-146 (1959).

Bremner, J. M. Determination of fixed ammonium in soil. Journal of Agricultural Science 52:147-160 (1959).

Bremner, J. M., Stevenson, F. J. and McDonnell, P. M. Release of fixed ammonium from soil by ball milling. Nature 183:1414-1415 (1959).

Scott, A. D., Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Removal of fixed ammonium from clay minerals by cation exchange resins. Nature 785:792 (1960).

Bremner, J. M. Determination of nitrogen in soil by the Kjeldahl method. Journal of Agricultural Science 55:11-33 (1960).

Bremner, J. M. and Jenkinson, D. S. Determination of organic carbon in soil. I. Oxidation by dichromate of organic matter in soil and plant materials. Journal of Soil Science 11:394-402 (1960).

Bremner, J. W. and Jenkinson, D. S. Determination of organic carbon in soil. II. Effect of carbonized materials. Journal of Soil Science 11:403-408 (1960).

Bremner, J. M., and Frederick, L. R. Laboratory evaluation of new nitrogen fertilizers. Proceedings of Nitrogen Research Symposium, Tennessee Valley Authority, Wilson Dam. pp. 58-63 (1964).

Waring, S. A. and Bremner, J. M. Some problems in the development of incubation techniques for the estimation of nitrogen availability in soils. Australian Plant Nutrition Conference 1964, Section B(d), pp. 10-11. CSIRO, Melbourne (1964).

Waring, S. A. and Bremner, J. M. A rapid method for the estimation of nitrogen availability in soils. Australian Plant Nutrition Conference 1964, Section B(d), pp. 11-12. CSIRO, Melbourne (1964).

Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Use of sonic vibration for separation of soil particles. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 44:366 (1964).

Führ, F. and Bremner, J. M. Untersuchungen zur Fixierung des Nitrit-Stickstoffs durch die organische Masse des Bodens. Landwirtschaftliche Forschung 18:43-51 (1964).

Führ, F. and Bremner, J. M. Beeinflussende Faktoren in der Fixierung des Nitrit-Stickstoffs durch die organische Masse des Bodens. Atompraxis 10:109-113 (1964).

Hauck, R. D. and Bremner, J. M. The methodology of N15 research. Proceedings of Nitrogen Research Symposium, Tennessee Valley Authority, Wilson Dam. pp. 97-110 (1964).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Effect of cultivation on the nitrogen distribution in soils. Proceedings of the Soil Science Society of America 28:653-656 (1964).

Waring, S. A. and Bremner, J. H. Ammonium production in soil under waterlogged conditions as an index of nitrogen availability. Nature 201:951-952 (1964).

Waring, S. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effect of soil mesh-size on the estimation of mineralizable nitrogen in soils. Nature 202:1141 (1964).

Cheng, H. H., Bremner, J. M. and Edwards, A. P. Variations of nitrogen-15 abundance in soils. Science 146:1574-1575 (1964).

Bremner, J. M. and Keeney, D. R. Steam distillation methods for determination of ammonium, nitrate, and nitrite. Analytica Chimica Acta 32:485-495 (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Total nitrogen. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1149-1178. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Inorganic forms of nitrogen. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1179-1237. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Isotope-ratio analysis of nitrogen in nitrogen-15 tracer investigations. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1256-1286. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Organic forms of nitrogen. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1238-1255. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen availability indexes. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1324-1345. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Cheng, H. H. and Bremner, J. M. Gaseous forms of nitrogen. In Methods of Soil Analysis, edited by C. A. Black. Part 2, pp. 1287-1323. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Dispersion of mineral colloids in soils using cation exchange resins. Nature 205:208-209 (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Organic nitrogen in soils. In Soil Nitrogen, edited by W. V. Bartholomew and F. E. Clark, pp. 93-149. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1965).

Bremner, J. M. and Edwards, A. P. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 1. Apparatus and procedure for distillation and determination of ammonium. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 29:504-507 (1965).

Bremner, J. M. Cheng, H. H., and Edwards, A. P. Assumptions and errors in nitrogen-15 tracer research. In The Use of Isotopes In Soil Organic Matter Studies (Report of FAO-IAEA Technical Meeting, Brunswick-Volkenrode, 1963). pp. 429-445. Pergamon Press, New York (1966).

Brenmer, J. M. and Fuhr, F. Tracer studies of the reaction of soil organic matter with nitrite. In The Use of Isotopes In Soil Organic Matter Studies (Report of FAO-IAEA Technical Meeting, Brunswick-Volkenrode, 1963). pp. 347-348. Pergamon Press, New York (1966).

Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Formation of methyl nitrite in reaction of lignin with nitrous acid. In The Use of Isotopes in Soil Organic Matter Studies (Report of FAO-IAEA Technical Meeting, Brunswick-Volkenrode, 1963). pp. 347-348. Pergamon Press, New York.

Cheng, H. H. and Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 2. A simplified procedure for isotope-ratio analysis of soil nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:450-453 (1966).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. A chemical index of soil nitrogen availability. Nature 211:892-893 (1966).

Bremner, J. M. and Keeney, D. R. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 3. Exchangeable ammonium, nitrate, and nitrite by extraction-distillation methods. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:577-582 (1966).

Nelson, D. W. and Bremner, J. M. An evaluation of Mogilevkina's method of estimating fixed ammonium in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:409-411 (1966).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 4. Exchangeable ammonium, nitrate, and nitrite by direct distillation methods. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:583-587 (1966).

Bremner, J. M. and Salomon, M. Reaction of α-amino acids with peri-naphthindan-2,3,4-trione hydrate. Analytical Biochemistry 16:179-181 (1966).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Characterization of mineralizable nitrogen in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:714-719 (1966).

Silva, J. A. and Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 5. Fixed ammonium. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 30:587-594 (1966).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Comparison and evaluation of laboratory methods of obtaining an index of soil nitrogen availability. Agronomy Journal 58:498-503 (1966).

Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Dispersion of soil particles by sonic vibration. Journal of Soil Science 18:47-63 (1967).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogenous compounds. In Soil Biochemistry, edited by A. D. McLaren and G. H. Peterson, pp. 19-66. Marcel Dekker, New York (1967).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 6. Mineralizable nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 31:34-39 (1967).

Edwards, A. P. and Bremner, J. M. Microaggregates in soils. Journal of Soil Science 18:64-73 (1967).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. 7. Urea. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 31:317-321 (1967).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. A simple steam distillation method of estimating Beta-hydroxy-alpha-amino acids. Analytical Biochemistry 18:274-285 (1967).

Bremner, J. M., Nelson, D. W. and Silva, J. A. Comparison and evaluation of methods of determining fixed ammonium in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 31:466-472 (1967).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Use of the Coleman Model 29A Analyzer for total nitrogen analysis of soils. Soil Science 104:358-363 (1967).

Bremner, J. M. and Nelson, D. W. Chemical decomposition of nitrite in soils. Transactions of the 9th International Congress of Soil Science 2:495-503 (1968).

Bremner, J. M., Bundy, L. G. and Agarwal, A. S. Use of a selective ion electrode for determination of nitrate in soils. Analytycal Letters 1:837-844 (1968).

Bremner, J. M. The nitrogenous constituents of soil organic matter and their role in soil fertility. In Organic Matter and Soil Fertility, pp. 143-158. Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City (1968).

Hauck, R. D. and Bremner, J. M. Significance of the nitrification reaction in nitrogen balances. In Biology and Ecology of Nitrogen, pp. 31-39. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D. C. (1969).

Keeney, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Determination of soil cation exchange capacity by a simple micro-technique. Soil Science 107:334-336 (1969).

Nelson, D. W., and Bremner, J. M. Factors affecting chemical transformations of nitrite in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 1:229-239 (1969).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Use of p-nitrophenyl phosphate for assay of soil phosphatase activity. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 1:301-307 (1969)

Tabatabai, H. A. and Bremner, J. M. Comparison of some methods for determination of total sulfur in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:417-420 (1970).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. An alkaline oxidation method for determination of total sulfur in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:62-65 (1970).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Arylsulfatase activity of soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:225-229 (1970).

Nelson, D. W. and Bremner, J. M. Role of soil minerals and metallic cations in nitrite decomposition and chemo denitrification in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2:1-8 (1970).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Factors affecting soil arylsulfatase activity. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:427-429 (1970).

Douglas, L. A. and Bremner, J. M. Colorimetric determination of microgram quantities of urea. Analytical Letters 3:79-87 (1970).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Use of the Leco automatic 70-second carbon analyzer for total carbon analysis of soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:608-610 (1970).

Nelson, D. W. and Bremner, J. M. Gaseous products of nitrite decomposition in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 2:203-215 (1970).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. A simple turbidimetric method of determining total sulfur in plant materials. Agronomy Journal 62:805-806 (1970).

Douglas, L. A. and Bremner, J. M. Extraction and colorimetric determination of urea in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 34:859-862 (1970).

Douglas, L. A. and Bremner, J. M. An evaluation of the barium peroxide method of maintaining aerobic conditions and determining carbon dioxide evolved during incubation of soils treated with organic materials. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 3:209-219 (1971).

Bremner, J. H. and Douglas, L. A. Decomposition of urea phosphate in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 35:575-578 (1971).

Douglas, L. A. and Bremner, J. M. A rapid method of evaluating different compounds as inhibitors of urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 3:309-315 (1971).

Bremner, J. M. and Douglas, L. A. Use of plastic films for aeration in soil incubation experiments. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 3:289-296 (1971).

Bremner, J. M. and Douglas, L. A. Inhibition of urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 3:297-307 (1971).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Michaelis constants of soil enzymes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 3:317-324 (1971).

Bremner, J. M. and Tabatabai, M. A. Use of automated combustion techniques for total carbon, total nitrogen, and total sulfur analysis of soils. In Instrumental Methods for Analysis of Soils and Plant Tissue, edited by L. M. Walsh. Special Publication Series, No. 2, Part 3, pp. 1-15. Soil Science Society of America, Madison (1971).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Distribution of total and available sulfur in selected soils and soil profiles. Agronomy Journal 64:40-44 (1972).

Nelson, D. W. and Bremner, J. M. Preservation of soil samples for inorganic nitrogen analyses. Agronomy Journal 64:196-199 (1972).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. M. A simple titrimetric method for determination of inorganic carbon in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 36:273-275 (1972).

Burford, J. R. and Bremner, J. M. Gas chromatographic determination of carbon dioxide evolved from soils in closed systems. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 4:191-197 (1972).

Bremner, J. M. and Tabatabai, M. A. Use of an ammonia electrode for determination of ammonium in Kjeldahl analysis of soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 3:159-165 (1972).

Burford, J. R. and Bremner, J. M. Is phosphate reduced to phosphine in waterlogged soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 4:489-495 (1972).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Sulphur in Iowa soils. Sulphur Institute Journal 8:10-13 (1972).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Assay of urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 4:479-487 (1972).

Tabatabai, M. A. Bremner, J. M., and Storrier, R. R. Extraction and colorimetric determination of nitrilotriacetate (NTA) in soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 3:57-64 (1972).

Banwart, W. L., Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Determination of ammonium in soil extracts and water samples by an ammonia electrode. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 3:449-458 (1972).

Hauck, R. D., Bartholomew, W. V., Bremner, J. M., Broadbent, F. B., Cheng, H. H., Edwards, A. P., Keeney, D. R., Legg, J. 0., Olsen, S. R., and Porter, L. K. Use of variations in natural nitrogen isotope abundance for environmental studies: a questionable approach. Science 177:453-454 (1972).

Genrlch, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. A reevaluation of the ultrasonic vibration method of dispersing soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 36:944-947 (1972).

Genrich, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effect of probe condition on ultrasonic dispersion of soils by probe-type ultrasonic vibrators. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 37:975-976 (1972).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Forms of sulfur, and carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur relationships in Iowa soils. Soil Science 114:380-386 (1972).

Bremner, J. M. and Tabatabai, M. A. Effects of some inorganic substances on TTC assay of dehydrogenase activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 5:385-386 (1973).

Bremner, J. M. and Douglas, L. A. Effects of some urease inhibitors on urea hydrolysis in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 37:225-226 (1973).

Bremner, J. M. and Tabatabai, M. A. Nitrogen-15 enrichment of soils and soil-derived nitrate. Journal of Environmental Quality 2:363-365 (1973).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of nitrification in soils. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 37:396-398 (1973).

Bremner, J. M. and Bundy, L. G. Use of ferrous hydroxide for determination of nitrate in soil extracts. Communications in Soil Science Plant Analysis 4:285-291 (1973).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of substituted p-benzoquinones on urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 5:847-853 (1973).

Smith, K. A. Bremner, J. M., and Tabatabai, M. A. Sorption of gaseous atmospheric pollutants by soils. Soil Science 116:313-319 (1973).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. H. Determination of ammonium N and nitrate N in acid permanganate solution used to absorb ammonia, nitric oxide, and nitrogen dioxide evolved from soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 4:179-184 (1973).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of urease inhibitors on nitrification in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:27-30 (1974).

Banwart, W. L. and Bremner, J. M. Gas chromatographic identification of sulfur gases in soil atmospheres. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:113-115 (1974).

Bremner, J. M. and Bundy, L. G. Inhibition of nitrification in soils by volatile sulfur compounds. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:161-165 (1974).

Bremner, J. M. and Hauck, R. D. Perspectives in soil and fertilizer nitrogen research. Transactions of the 10th International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow 9:13-29 (1974).

Bremner, J. M. and Bundy, L. G. Effects of organic sulfur compounds on methods of determining inorganic forms of nitrogen. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:97-99 (1974).

Bundy, L. G. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of nitrification inhibitors on transformations of urea nitrogen in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:367-376 (1974).

Bremner, J. M. and Banwart, W. L. Identifying volatile S compounds by gas chromatography. Sulphur Institute Journal 10:6-11 (1974).

Genrich, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Isolation of soil particle-size fractions. Soil Science Society of America Proceedings 38:222-225 (1974).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Decomposition of nitrilotriacetate (NTA) in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 6:103-106 (1975).

Zantua, M. I. and Bremner, J. M. Comparison of methods of assaying urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 7:291-295 (1975).

Zantua, M. I. and Bremner, J. M. Preservation of soil samples for assay of urease activity. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 7:297-299 (1975).

Bremner, J. M. and Zantua, M. I. Enzyme activity in soils at subzero temperatures. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 7:383-387 (1975).

Banwart, W. L. and Bremner, J. M. Identification of sulfur gases evolved from animal manures. Journal of Environmental Quality 4:363-366 (1975).

Burford, J. R. and Bremner, J. M. Relationships between the denitrification capacities of soils and total, water-soluble, and readily decomposable soil organic matter. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 7:389-394 (1975).

Banwart, W. L. and Bremner, J. M. Formation of volatile sulfur compounds by microbial decomposition of sulfur-containing amino acids in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 7:359-364 (1975).

Banwart, W. L. and Bremner, J. M. Volatilization of sulfur from unamended and sulfate-treated soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 8:19-22 (1976).

Bremner, J. M. and Bundy, L. G. Effects of potassium azide on transformations of urea nitrogen in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 8:131-133 (1976).

Bremner, J. M. and Banwart, W. L. Sorption of sulfur gases by soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 8:79-83 (1976).

Banwart, W. L. and Bremner, J. H. Evolution of volatile sulfur compounds from soils treated with sulfur-containing organic materials. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 8:439-443 (1976).

Hauck, R. 0. and Bremner, J. M. Use of tracers for soil and fertilizer nitrogen research. Advances in Agronomy 28:219-266 (1976).

Zantua, M. I. and Bremner, J. M. Production and persistence of urease activity in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 8:369-374 (1976).

Blackmer, A. M., and Bremner, J. M. Potential of soil as a sink for atmospheric nitrous oxide. Geophysical Research Letters 3:739-742 (1976).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen isotope discrimination in denitrification of nitrate in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 9:73-77 (1977).

Zantua, M. I. and Bremner, J. M. Stability of urease in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 9:135-140 (1977).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Denitrification of nitrate in soils under different atmospheres. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 9:141-142 (1977).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Gas chromatographic analysis of soil atmospheres. Soil Science Society of America Journal 41:908-912 (1977).

Zantua, M. I., Dumenil, L. C. and Bremner, J. M. Relationships between soil urease activity and other soil properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal 41:350-352 (1977).

Mulvaney, R. L. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of antimetabolites for retardation of urea hydrolysis in soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 41:1024-1027 (1977).

Bremner, J. M. Role of organic matter in volatilization of sulfur and nitrogen from soils. In Proceedings of International Symposium on soil Organic Matter Studies, Braunschweig, September 1976, Vol. II, pp. 229-240. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (1977).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. The nitrogen fertilizer-ozone connection. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Fertilizer and AG Chemical Dealers Conference, Des Moines, EC 1270. Iowa State University, Ames (1978).

Bremner, J. M and Blackmer, A. M. Nitrous oxide: Emission from soils during nitrification of fertilizer nitrogen. Science 199:295-296 (1978).

Bremner, J. M. Use of nitrogen-tracer techniques for research on nitrogen fixation. In Biological Nitrogen Fixation in Farming Systems of the Tropics (A. Ayanaba & P. J. Dart, eds.) pp. 335-352. Wiley and Sons, New York (1978).

Bremner, J. M. Effects of soil processes on the atmospheric concentration of nitrous oxide. In Nitrogen in the Environment (D. R. Nielsen and J. G. McDonald, eds.), Vol. 1, pp. 477-491. Academic Press, New York (1978).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibitory effect of nitrate on reduction of N20 and N2 by soil microorganisms. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 10:187-191 (1978).

Bremner, J. M. Blackmer, A. M., and Bundy, L. G. Problems in use of nitrapyrin (N-Serve) to inhibit nitrification in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 10:441-442 (1978).

Mulvaney, R. L. and Bremner, J. M. Use of p-benzoquinone and hydroquinone for retardation of urea hydrolysis in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 10:297-302 (1978).

Bremner, J. M. and Mulvaney, R. L. Urease activity. In Soil Enzymes (R. G. Burns, ed.) pp. 149-196. Academic Press, New York (1978).

Bremner, J. M. and Steele, C. G. Role of microorganisms in the atmospheric sulfur cycle. In Advances in Microbial Ecology, Vol. 2, pp. 155-201. Plenum Press, New York (1978).

Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Stimulatory effect of nitrate on reduction of N2O to N2 by soil microorganisms. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 11:313-315 (1979).

Matthias, A. D., Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Diurnal variability in the concentration of nitrous oxide in surface air. Geophysical Research Letters 6:441-443 (1979).

Mulvaney, R. L. and Bremner, J. M. A modified diacetyl monoxime method for colorimetric determination of urea in soil extracts. Communications in Soil Science Plant Analysis 10:1163-1170 (1979).

Cihacek, L. J. and Bremner, J. M. A simplified ethylene glycol monoethyl ether method for assessment of soil surface area. Soil Science Society of America Journal 43:821-822 (1979).

Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Effects of acetylene and soil water content on emission of nitrous oxide from soil. Nature 280:380-381 (1979).

Breitenbeck, G. A., Blackmer, A. M. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of different nitrogen fertilizers on emission of nitrous oxide from soil. Geophysical Research Letters 7:85-88 (1980).

Patten, D. K., Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Effects of drying and air-dry storage of soils on their capacity for denitrification of nitrate. Soil Science Society of America Journal 44:67-70 (1980).

Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Mechanisms of nitrous oxide production in soils. In Biochemistry of Ancient and Modern Environments (P. A. Trudlnger, M. R. Walter, and R. J. Ralph, eds.) pp. 279-291. Australian Academy of Science, Canberra (1980).

Bremner, J. M., Blackmer, A. M. and Waring, S. A. Formation of nitrous oxide and dinitrogen by chemical decomposition of hydroxylamine in soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 12:263-269 (1980).

Blackmer, A. M., Bremner, J. M. and Schmidt, E. L. Production of nitrous oxide by ammonia-oxidizing chemoautotrophic microorganisms in soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 40:1060-1066 (1980).

Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Natural and fertilizer-induced emissions of nitrous oxide from soils. In Biogenic Emissions of Sulfur, Hydrocarbons, and Nitrogen Gases into the Atmosphere pp. 1-12. APCA Special Publication. Air Pollution Control Association, Pittsburgh (1980).

Matthias, A. D. Blackmer, A. M., and Bremner, J. M. A simple chamber technique for field measurement of emissions of nitrous oxide from soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 9:251-256 (1980).

Tan, K. H. and Bremner, J. M. Studies on urease activity in some rubber growing soils of peninsular Malaysia. Journal of the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia 4:26-36 (1980).

Bremner, J. M., Robbins, S. G. and Blackmer, A. M. Seasonal variability in emission of nitrous oxide from soil. Geophysical Research Letters 7:641-644 (1980).

Bremner, J. M., Breitenbeck, G. A. and Blackmer, A. M. Effect of anhydrous ammonia fertilization on emission of nitrous oxide from soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 10:77-80 (1981).

Bremner, J. M., Breitenbeck, G. A. and Blackmer, A. M. Effect of nitrapyrin on emission of nitrous oxide from soil fertilized with anhydrous ammonia. Geophysical Research Letters 8:353-356 (1981).

Mulvaney, R. L. and Bremner, J. M. Control of urea transformations in soils. In Soil Biochemistry, Vol. 5 (J. N. Ladd and E. A. Paul, eds.) pp. 153-196. Marcel Dekker, New York (1981).

Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Terrestrial nitrification as a source of atmospheric nitrous oxide. In Denitrification, Nitrification, and Atmospheric Nitrous Oxide (C. C. Delwiche, ed.). pp. 151-170. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York (1981).

Bremner, J. M. and Hauck, R. D. Advances in methodology for research on nitrogen transformations in soils. In Nitrogen in Agricultural Soils (F. J. Stevenson, ed.). pp. 467-502. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1982).

Blackmer, A. M., Robbins, S. G. and Bremner, J. M. Diurnal variability in rate of emission of nitrous oxide from soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 46:937-942 (1982).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Automated instruments for determination of total carbon, total nitrogen, and total sulfur in soils by combustion techniques. In Modern Instrumental Techniques in Soil Analysis (K. A. Smith, ed.) pp. 171-194. Marcel Dekker, New York (1982).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen - Urea. In Methods of Soil Analysis (A. L. Page et al., eds.), 2nd edn., Part 2, pp. 699-709. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1982).

Bremner, J. M. and Mulvaney, C. S. Nitrogen - Total, In Methods of Soil Analysis (A. L. Page et al., eds.). 2nd edn. Part 2, pp. 595-624. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1982).

Bremner, J. M. and Blackmer, A. M. Composition of soil atmospheres. In Methods of Soil Analysis (A. L. Page et al., eds.), 2nd edn., Part 2, pp. 873-901. American Society of Agronomy, Madison (1982).

Tan, K. H. and Bremner, J. M. Studies on nitrogen in Malaysian soils. III. Denitrification. Journal of the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia 30:102-109 (1982).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Determination of phenylphosphorodiamidate in soil extracts and urea fertilizer solutions. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 14:915-924 (1983).

Bremner, J. M. and Breitenbeck, G. A. A simple method for determination of ammonium in semimicro-Kjeldahl analysis of soils and plant materials using a block digester. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 14:905-914 (1983).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effectiveness of phosphoroamides for retardation of urea hydrolysis in soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 48:302-305 (1984).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Urea hydrolysis in soil: Factors influencing the effectiveness of phenylphosphorodiamidate as a retardant. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 16:481-489 (1984).

Breitenbeck, G. A. and Bremner, J. M. Use of a flat surface combination pH electrode for measurement of soil pH. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 15:87-98 (1984).

Bremner, J. M. Determination and isotope-ratio analysis of different forms of nitrogen in soils. Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists 68:155-159 (1985).

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. Denitrification in soils: Effects of herbicides. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 17:447-452 (1985).

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. H. Denitrification in soils: Effects of insecticides and fungicides. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 17:453-456 (1985).

Gianello, C. and Bremner, J. M. A simple chemical method of assessing potentially available organic nitrogen in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 17:195-214 (1986).

Gianello, C. and Bremner, J. M. Comparison of chemical methods of assessing potentially available organic nitrogen in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 17:215-236 (1986).

Bremner, J. H. and Chai, H. S. Evaluation of N-butyl phosphorothioic triamide for retardation of urea hydrolysis in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 17:337-351 (1986).

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of urease inhibitors on denitrification in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 17:63-73 (1986).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner J. M. Effects of phenolic compounds on nitrification in soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 50:920-923 (1986).

Bremner, J. M., McCarty, G. W., Yeomans, J. C. and Chai, H. S. Effects of phosphoroamides on nitrification, denitrification, and mineralization of organic nitrogen in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 17:369-384 (1986).

Bremner, J. M. and Yeomans, J. C. Effects of nitrification inhibitors on denitrification of nitrate in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2:173-179 (1986).

Breitenbeck, G. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of various nitrogen fertilizers on emission of nitrous oxide from soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2:195-199 (1986).

Bremner, J. M. and Yeomans, J. C. Effects of pesticides on denitrification of nitrate by soil microorganisms. In Agricultural Impacts on Ground Water, pp. 445-456. National Water Well Association, Dublin, OH. (1986).

Bremner, J. M., McCarty, G. W. and Gianello, C. Reduction of nitrate pollution of ground water by nitrogen fertilizers. In Agricultural Impacts on Ground Water, pp. 467-481. National Water Well Association, Dublin, OH. (1986).

Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of nitrogen transformations in soil. Transactions of the Fourth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, pp 337-342 (1986).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of nitrification in soil by acetylenic compounds. Soil Science Society of America Journal 50:1198-1201 (1986).

Bremner, J. M. and McCarty, G. W. Inhibition of nitrification in soil. Transactions of the 13th International Congress of Soil Science, Hamburg, Germany, Vol. 2, pp. 251-252 (1986).

Breitenbeck, G. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of rate and depth of fertilizer application on emission of nitrous oxide from soil fertilized with anhydrous ammonia. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2:201-204 (1986).

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of dalapon, atrazine, and simazine on denitrification in soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 19:31-34 (1987).

Chai, H. S. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of some phosphoroamides as soil urease inhibitors. Biology and Fertility of Soils 3:189-194 (1987).

Breitenbeck, G. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of storing soils at various temperatures on their capacity for denitrification. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 19:377-380 (1987).

Bremner, J. H. and Genrich, D. R. Characterization of the sand, silt, and clay fractions of some Mollisols. In Soil Colloids and Their Associations in Soil Aggregates (M. Hayes, M. De Boodt, and A. Herbillon, eds.). Reidel Publishing Co., Holland. (1987).

Joo, Y, K., Christians, N. E. and Bremner, J. M. Effect of N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide (NBPT) on growth response and ammonia volatilization following fertilization of Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.) with urea. Journal of Fertilizer Issues (1987).

Bremner, J. M. and Yeomans, J. C. Advances in nitrogen methodology: Laboratory techniques for determination of different forms of nitrogen. In Advances in Nitrogen Cycling in Agricultural Ecosystems 77 (R. Wilson, ed.) pp 399-414. C. A. B. International, Wallingford, U. K. (1988)

Gianello, C. and Bremner, J. M. A rapid steam distillation method of assessing potentially available organic nitrogen in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 19:1551-1568 (1988)

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. A rapid and precise method for routine determination of organic carbon in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 19:1467-1476 (1988).

Cihacek, L. J. and Bremner, J. M. Capacity of soils for sorption of sulfur dioxide. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 19:1945-1964 (1988).

Bremner, J. M. and Krogmeier, M. J. Elimination of the adverse effects of urea fertilizer on seed germination, seedling growth, and early plant growth in soil. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 85:4601-4604 (1988).

Bremner, J. M. and McCarty, G. W. Effects of terpenoids on nitrification in soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal 52:1630-1633 (1988).

Krogmeier, M. J., McCarty, G, W. and Bremner, J. M. Potential phytotoxicity associated with the use of urease inhibitors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 86:1110-1112 (1989).

Breitenbeck, G. A. and Bremner, J. M. Ability of free-living Bradyrhizobium japonicum to denitrify in soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 7:219-224 (1989).

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of organic solvents on denitrification in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 7:336-340 (1989).

McCarty, G. W., Bremner, J. M. and Chai, H. S. Effect of N-(n-butyl) thiophosphoric triamide on hydrolysis of urea by plant, microbial, and soil urease. Biology and Fertility of Soils 8:123-127 (1989).

Krogmeier, M. J. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of water-soluble constituents of plant residues on water uptake by seeds. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 20:1321-1334 (1989).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Soil properties affecting volatilization of ammonia from soils treated with urea. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 20:1645-1657 (1989).

Krogmeier, M. J. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of phenolic acids on seed germination and seedling growth in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 8:116-122 (1989).

Joo, Y. K., Christians, N. E. and Bremner. J. M. Effectiveness of urease inhibitors and cationic materials for reduction of ammonia volatilization from turfgrass treated with urea. Proceedings of the 6th International Turfgrass Research Conference, Tokyo, Chapter 30, pp. 209-211 (1989).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Formation of phosphoryl triamide by decomposition of thiophosphoryl triamide in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 8:290-292 (1989).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Laboratory evaluation of dicyandiamide as a soil nitrification inhibitor. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 20:2049-2065 (1989).

Bremner, J. M. and Krogmeier, M. J. Effects of nitrification inhibitors on germination of various seeds in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 8:369-372 (1989).

Bremner, J. M. and Krogmeier, M. J. Evidence that the adverse effect of urea fertilizer on seed germination in soil is due to ammonia formed through hydrolysis of urea by soil urease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 86:8185-8188 (1989).

Krogmeier, M. J., McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Phytotoxicity of foliar-applied urea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 86:8189-8191 (1989).

McCarty, G. V. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of nitrification in soil by heterocyclic nitrogen compounds. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 8:204-211 (1989).

Bremner, J. M. and Chai, H. S. Effects of phosphoroamides on ammonia volatilization and nitrite accumulation in soils treated with urea. Biology and Fertility of Soils 8:227-230 (1989).

Bremner, J. M. and Krogmeier, M. J. Effects of urease inhibitors on seed germination in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 21:311-321 (1990).

Cihacek, L. J. and Bremner, J. M. Capacity of soils for sorption of hydrogen sulfide. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 21:351-363 (1990).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Persistence of the effects of nitrification inhibitors added to soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 21:639-648 (1990).

Krogmeier, M. J. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of aliphatic acids on seed germination and seedling growth in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 21:547-555 (1990).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Automated instruments for determination of total carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur in soils by combustion techniques. In Soil Analysis: Modern Instrumental Techniques, 2nd edn. (K .A. Smith, ed.) pp. 261-289. Marcel Dekker, New York (1990).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of 3-methylpyrazole-1-carboxamide as a soil nitrification inhibitor. Biology and Fertility of Soils 9:252-256 (1990).

Bremner, J. M. Problems in the use of urea as a nitrogen fertilizer. Soil Use and Management 6:70-71 (1990).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of 2-ethynylpyridine as a soil nitrification inhibitor. Soil Science Society of America Journal 54:1017-1021 (1990).

McCarty, G. W., Bremner, J. M. and Lee, J. S. Inhibition of plant and microbial ureases by phosphoroamides. Plant and Soil 127:269-283 (1990).

Hussain, F., Bremner, J. M., and Malik, K. Urease activity in some Pakistani soils. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research 11:59-64 (1990).

Bremner, J. M. and McCarty, G. W. Reply to “Comments on ‘Effects of terpenoids on nitrification in soil’”. Soil Science Society of America Journal 54:297-298 (1990)

Hussain, F., Bremner, J. M. and Malik, K. Measurement of denitrification in Pakistani soils by the acetylene blockage technique. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research 11: 211-215 (1990).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of ammonium thiosulfate as a soil urease inhibitor. Fertilizer Research 24:135-139 (1990).

Bremner, J. M. and Genrich, D. R. Characterization of the sand, silt and clay fractions of some Mollisols. In Soil Colloids and Their Association in Aggregates (M. De Boodt, M. B. H. Hayes and A.Herbillon, eds) pp. 423-438. Plenum Press, New York (1990).

Tabatabai, M. A. and Bremner, J. M. Automated instruments for determination of total carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur in soils by combustion techniques. In Soil Analysis: Modern Instrumental Techniques. 2nd edn. (K. A. Smith, ed), pp. 261-289. Marcel Dekker, New York (1991).

Joo, Y. K., Christians, N. E. and Bremner, J. M. Turf response to urease inhibitors and cationic materials applied in combination with urea. Horticultural Science 26:537-539 (1991)

Yeomans, J. C. and Bremner, J. M. Carbon and nitrogen analysis of soils by automated combustion techniques. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 22:843-850 (1991).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of nitrification in soil by gaseous hydrocarbons. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 11:231-234 (1991).

Krogmeier, M. J., McCarty, G. W., Shogren, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Effect of nickel deficiency in soybeans on the phytotoxicity of foliar-applied urea. Plant and Soil 135:283-286 (1991).

McCarty, G. W., Bremner, J. M. and Krogmeier, M. J. Effects of thiosulfate and tetrathionate on urease activity and seedling growth. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 22:755-768 (1991).

McCarty, G. W., Bremner, J. M. and Schmidt, E. L. Effects of phenolic acids on ammonia oxidation by terrestrial autotrophic nitrifying microorganisms. FEM Microbial Ecology. 85:345-349 (1991).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Production of urease by microbial activity in soils under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Biology and Fertility of Soils 11:228-230 (1991).

Flowers, T. H. and Bremner, J. M. A rapid dichromate procedure for routine estimation of total nitrogen in soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 22:1409-1416 (1991).

Flowers, T. H. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of a rapid chromic acid method for determination of total nitrogen in soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 22:1417-1422 (1991).

Bremner, J. M., McCarty, G. W. and Higuchi, T. Persistence of the inhibitory effects of phosphoroamides on urea hydrolysis in soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis (1991)

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Regulation of assimilatory nitrate reductase activity in soil by microbial assimilation of ammonium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 89:453-456 (1992).

McCarty, G. W., Shogren, D. R. and Bremner, J. M. Regulation of urease production in soil by microbial assimilation of nitrogen. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 12:261-264 (1992).

Cihacek, L. J. and Bremner, J. M. Characterization of sulfur retained by soils exposed to sulfur dioxide. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 23: 805-816 (1992).

Yeomans, J. C. Bremner, J. M. and McCarty, G. W. Denitrification capacity and denitrification potential of subsurface soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 23:919-927 (1992).

Gross, P. J. and Bremner, J. M. Acetone problem in use of the acetylene blockage method for assessment of denitrifying activity in soil. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 23:1345-1358 (1992).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Inhibition of assimilatory nitrate reductase activity in soil by glutamine and ammonium analogs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 89:5834-5836 (1992).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Availability of organic carbon for denitrification of nitrate in subsoils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 14:219-222 (1992).

Cihacek, L. J. and Bremner, J. M. Characterization of the sulfur retained by soils exposed to hydrogen sulfide. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 24:85-92 (1993).

Joo, Y. K., Christians, N. E., Spear, G. T. and Bremner, J. M. Evaluation of urease inhibitors as urea amendments for use on Kentucky bluegrass turf. Crop Science 32:1397-1401 (1993).

McCarty, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Factors affecting the availability of organic carbon for denitrification of nitrate in subsoils. Biology and Fertility of Soils 15:132-136 (1993).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Influence of herbicides on transformation of urea nitrogen in soils. Journal of Environmental Science and Health B28:377-395 (1993).

Bremner, J. M. and McCarty, G. W. Inhibition of nitrification in soil by allelochemicals derived from plants and plant residues. In Soil Biochemistry (J. M. Bollag and G. Stotzky, eds.), Vol. 8, pp. 181-218. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York (1993).

McCarthy, G. W. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of Mn2+ and Mg2+ on assimilation of NO3 and NH4 by soil microorganisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 90:9403-9407 (1993).

Martens, D. A. and Bremner, J. M. Effects of preemergence and postemergence herbicides on urea hydrolysis and nitrification of urea nitrogen in soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils 17:309-313 (1994).

Bremner, J. M. Recent research on problems in the use of urea as a nitrogen fertilizer. Fertilizer Research 42:321-329 (1995).

Bremner, J. M. Nitrogen - Total. In Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 3, Chemical Methods, 3rd edn. pp. 1035-1122. SSSA Book Ser. 5. Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy, Madison, Wisconsin (1996).

Bremner, J. M. Sources of nitrous oxide in soils. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. Volume 49:7-16 (1997)
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