- Undergraduate Students
- Graduate Students
- Crop Science Courses
- Soil Science Courses
- Plant Breeding & Genetics Courses
- Why Study Crops?
- Why Study Soils?
- Current Students
- Scholarships, Financial Aid, & Other Funding
- Course Sites
- Research & Extension
- About Us
Department of Crop and Soil Science
3059 Ag Life Sciences BldgCorvallis, OR 97331
Ph.D. 1986, Duke University
B.A., 1979, Harvard University
I accept graduate students for Crop and Soil Science
Sollins, P., M. Kramer, M. Kleber, K. Lajtha, C. Swanston, T. Filley, A. Aufdenkampe, R. Wagai, R. Bowden. 2009. Organic C and N stabilization across soils of contrasting mineralogy: further evidence from sequential density fractionation. Biogeochemistry 96: 209-231.
Cairns, M. A., K. Lajtha and P. A. Beedlow 2009. Carbon and nitrogen losses from forests of the Oregon Cascades over a successional gradient. Plant and Soil 318:185–196
Kramer, M.G., K. Lajtha, G. Thomas, P. Sollins. 2009. Contamination effects on soil density fractions from high N or C content sodium polytungstate Biogeochemistry 92:177–181
Crow, S. E., K. Lajtha, T. R. Filley, C. W. Swanston, R. D. Bowden, and B. A. Caldwell. 2009. Sources of plant-derived carbon and stability of organic matter in soil: implications for global change. Global Change Biology 15:2003-2019.
Crow, S.E., K. Lajtha, J. Brant, B. Caldwell, Y. Yano, R. D. Bowden, and E. Sulzman. 2009. Increased coniferous needle inputs accelerate decomposition of soil organic matter in an old-growth forest. Forest Ecology and Management 258 (2009) 2224–2232.