Bittman, Shabtai, Ph.D

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

6947 Highway 7
PO Box 1000
Agassiz, British Columbia V0M 1A0
Telephone: 604-796-6022
Email: shabtai.bittman@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • management - general
  • silage
  • environmental impact
  • production
  • resource management
  • corn
  • other forage crops
  • orchard grass
  • forage crops
  • forage harvesting methods (hay
  • grasses
  • cover crops
  • rotations
  • macronutrients
  • soil amendments
  • ecosystem
  • manure and waste management
  • other management of soil fertility
  • farming systems
  • plant material
  • crop production
  • develop sustainable cropping systems by improving crop production and nutrient management; improve air quality by reducing emission of nitrogenous gases and particulates to the atmosphere; improve water quality by strategic use of manure as a primary nutrient source

Affiliations:

  • Canadian Society of Agronomy
  • American Societies of Agronomy, Crop Science and Soil Science
  • Adjunct Professor, UBC
  • Research Coordinator, Pacific Field Corn Association
  • Director BC Forage Council
  • Policy Board, Canadian J. Plant Science

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2015

  • Maillard, É., Angers, D.A., Chantigny, M.H., Bittman, S., Rochette, P., Lévesque, G., Hunt, D.E., and Parent, L.-É. (2015). "Carbon accumulates in organo-mineral complexes after long-term liquid dairy manure application.", Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 202, pp. 108-119. doi : 10.1016/j.agee.2014.12.013

2014

  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Fertilization of maize with manure – without use of mineral starter fertilizers.", Danish Crop Production Conference, January 15, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Bittman, S. and Sheppards, S.C. (2014). "Ammonia workshop 2012 Saint Petersburg. Abating ammonia emissions in the UNECE and EECCA region.", in Van der Hoek, K.W. and Kozlova, N.P. (eds.) - Ammonia workshop 2012 Saint Petersburg. Abating ammonia emissions in the UNECE and EECCA region. Cеминар по аммиаку 2012, Санкт Петербург.Снижение выбросов аммиака в регионах ЕЭК OOН и ВЕКЦА.RIVM Report 680181001/SZNIIMESH Report., pp. 29-46.
  • Bittman, S. and Sutton, M. (2014). "Other measures related to agricultural nitrogen.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 9, pp. 45-46.
  • Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema, O., and Sutton, M. (2014). "Non-agricultural stationary and mobile sources.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 10, pp. 47-49.
  • Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema, O., and Sutton, M. (2014). Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., UK: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK. (Book)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Schröder, J. (2014). "Nitrogen recovery from low-emission applied dairy slurry by three forage grasses: a long-term trial.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Bittman, S., Sheppard, S.C., and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Trends in agricultural ammonia emission in Canada and possibilities for mitigation.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., Janzen, H.H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Bittman, S., Atia, A., Edeogu, I., MacDonald, D., and Dong, R.L. (2014). "A regional mass balance model based on total ammoniacal nitrogen for estimating ammonia emissions from beef cattle in Alberta Canada.", Atmospheric Environment, 92, pp. 292-302. doi : 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.04.037
  • Clair, T.A., Pelletier, N., Bittman, S., Leip, A., Arp, P., Moran, M.D., Dennis, I., Niemi, D., Sterling, S., Drury, C.F., and Yang, J.Y. (2014). "Interactions between reactive nitrogen and the Canadian landscape: a budget approach.", Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 28(11), pp. 1343-1357. doi : 10.1002/2014GB004880
  • Kowalenko, C.G., Bittman, S., Neilsen, G.H., Kenney, E., Hunt, D.E., and Neilsen, D. (2014). "Potential for improving sulfur tests on agricultural soils in contrasting ecoregions of British Columbia, Canada.", Geoderma Regional, 1, pp. 10-20. doi : 10.1016/j.geodrs.2014.06.001
  • Martin, H., Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Transformations and fate of fall-applied nitrogen as a function of winter conditions – a multi-site experiment.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Oenema, O., Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Sutton, M., and Hutchings, N. (2014). "Nitrogen management, taking into account of the whole Nitrogen cycle.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 3, pp. 5-9.
  • Oenema, O., Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., and Sutton, M. (2014). "Supplementary information: Nitrogen management.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter Appendix 1, pp. 50-61.
  • Oenema, O., Bittman, S., Dedina, M., and Sutton, M. (2014). "Livestock production and developments.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 2, pp. 4-5.
  • Oenema, O., Sutton, M., Bittman, S., Dedina, M., and Howard, C.M. (2014). "Executive Summary.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, pp. VII-XII.
  • Oenema, O., Sutton, M., Bittman, S., Dedina, M., and Howard, C.M. (2014). "Introduction.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 1, pp. 1-3.
  • Philip, S., Martin, R.V., van Donkelaar, A., Lo, J.W., Wang, Y., Chen, D., Zhang, L., Kasibhatla, P.S., Wang, S., Zhang, Q., Lu, Z., Streets, D.G., Bittman, S., and Macdonald, D.J. (2014). "Global Chemical Composition of Ambient Fine Particulate Matter for Exposure Assessment.", Environmental Science & Technology, 48(22), pp. 13060-13068. doi : 10.1021/es502965b
  • Webb, J., Lalor, S., Bittman, S., Misselbrook, T., Sutton, M., Menzi, H., Döhler, H., Smith, K., Gyldenkaerne, S., Hutchings, N., van der Hoek, K., Fiani, E., Lukin, S., and Klimont, Z. (2014). "Manure application techniques.", in Bittman, S., Dedina, M., Howard, C.M., Oenema , O., and Sutton, M. (eds.) - Options for Ammonia Mitigation. Guidance from the UNECE Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen., Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK, Chapter 7, pp. 29-40.

2013

  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2013). "How Grasses Respond to Drought-A Model.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2013). "Intra-Specific Competition and Self-Thinning in Orchardgrass.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2013). Cool Forages: Advanced management of temperate forages., Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada. (Book)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Lau, A.K., and Kowalenko, C.G. (2013). "Grass Height Affects Emission of Ammonia from Applied Broiler Manure.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., McCartney, D.H., Waddington, J., and Nuttall, W.F. (2013). "Shifts in Pasture Communities Due to Nutrient Imbalances in the Aspen Parkland.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Swift, M.-L., Casler, M.D., Undersander, D.J., and Papadopoulos, A.P. (2013). "How to Improve Nutrient Efficiency of Whole Dairy Farms.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Swift, M.-L. (2013). "About Tillers, Maturity and Forage Quality.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S., Massé, D.I., and Pattey, E. (2013). "Effect of Agriculture on Air Quality in Canada.", in Taylor, E and McMillan, A. (eds.) - Air quality management. Canadian perspectives on a global issue., Springer, Chapter 11. Part III Management of Emission., pp. 237-261.
  • Bittman, S., Masse, D., Pattey, E., Cournoyer, M., Qiu, G.-W., Narjoux, A., Sheppard, S.C., and VanderZaag, A.C. (2013). "Effects of Agriculture on Air Quality in Canada.", in Taylor, E and McMillan, A. (eds.) - Air quality management. Canadian perspectives on a global issue., Springer, Chapter 11, pp. 237-259.
  • Bittman, S., McCartney, D.H., Hunt, D.E., and Waddington, J. (2013). "The Value of Pasture Weeds.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Bittman, S., McCartney, D.H., and Hunt, D.E. (2013). "Persistence of Alfalfa Genotypes in Mixed Stands.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Hassan, S.E.D., Liu, A., Bittman, S., Forge, T.A., Hunt, D.E., Hijri, M., and St-Arnaud, M. (2013). "Impact of 12-year field treatments with organic and inorganic fertilizers on crop productivity and mycorrhizal community structure.", Biology and Fertility of Soils. doi : 10.1007/s00374-013-0813-7
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., Kowalenko, C.G., Forge, T.A., Grant, C.A., Gawalko, E.J., and Raworth, D.A. (2013). "Long Term Effects of Manure.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., Kowalenko, C.G., and van Vliet, L.J.P. (2013). "Aerating Grassland Prior to Manure Application Reduces Runoff and Nutrient Loads.", in Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (eds.) - Cool Forages: Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Fretwell, R. (2013). "Real-time Simulation Models – A Novel Tool for Farm Nitrogen management. In: Cool Forages: Advanced management of temperate forages.", in Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (eds.) - Cool Forages: Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Kowalenko, C.G. (2013). "Can Slurry Manure Replace Commercial Fertilizer?", .
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Swift, M.-L. (2013). "Lower DCAD Values in a Tall Fescue Variety Selected for Low Grass Tetany.", in Bittman, S and Hunt, D. (eds.) - Cool Forages - Advanced management of temperate forages, Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, BC, Canada.

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2014

  • Bittman, S. (2014). "Managing Nutrients in the Fraser Valley.", Manure Management Technologies, Abbotsford, BC, Canada, March 11, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Bittman, S. (2014). "The Nitrogen Dilemma: A Canadian Perspective.", Tetrapartite Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 4, 2014.
  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Perspectives on wintertime N losses.", Managing Dairy Nutrients for Stewardship, Olympia, WA, USA, May 2, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Bittman, S. and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Research context and approaches. Nutrient Management in the Lower Mainland, BC.", Regional Research Users Meeting Nutrient Management, Agassiz, BC, Canada, March 18, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Poon, D., and Sheppard, S.C. (2014). "Phosphorus budget and flows for a peri-urban region -a case study of the Lower Fraser Valley British Columbia, Canada.", Metro Vancouver Environmental Monitoring Committee, Burnaby, BC, Canada, April 17, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Neufeld, K. (2014). "The nitrogen dilemma: on the stress between productivity and sustainability.", Annual Meeting of Canadian Society of Agronomy, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, July 10-12, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., and Hunt, D.W.A. (2014). "Transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen as a function of winter conditions – a mujlti-site experiment.", 18th Nitrogen Workshop. The nitrogen challenge: Building blueprint for nitrogen use efficiency and food security, Lisbon, Portugal, June 30-July 3, 2014. (Poster)
  • Clair, T.A., Leip, A., Pelletier, N., Bittman, S., Arp, P., Moran, M.D., Dennis, I., Niemi, D., Sterling, S., Drury, C.F., and Yang, J. (2014). "Interactions between reactive nitrogen and the Canadian landscape: a budget approach.", UNECE –Task Force on Reactive Nitrogen, Madrid, Spain, March 2014, Presentation.
  • Deen, B., Bittman, S., and Hunt, D.E. (2014). "Predicting Nitrogen Needs From All Sources.", Southwest Agricultural Conference, University of Guelph, Ridgetown, ON, Canada, January 7-8, 2014,. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E. and Bittman, S. (2014). "A long term trial evaluating nitrogen recovery of applied dairy manure by three forage species.", Annual Meeting of American Society Agronomy, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E. and Bittman, S. (2014). "Real time modeling of soil N incorporating seasonal weather forecasts.", Annual Meeting of American Society Agronomy, Long Beach, CA, USA, November 2-5, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E. and Bittman, S. (2014). "iNLOS: an online, real-time N management tool.", Regional Research Users Meeting Nutrient Management, Agassiz, BC, Canada, March 18, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Neufeld, K., Smukler, S., Grayston, S.J., Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Krzic, M. (2014). "Soil Microbial Community Composition and Activity after Ten Years of Application of Whole and Separated Dairy Slurry and Ammonium Nitrate Fertilizer on a Tall Fescue Grassland.", Canadian Society of Soil Science Annual Meetings, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-7, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "La stratégie d’alimentation et de stockage du fumier de bovin laitier influence-t-elle le contenu en éléments traces métalliques des sols ?", Congrès annuel de l’AQSSS à Victoriaville, Québec, Canada, du 26 au 29 mai 2014.
  • Royer, I., Chantigny, M.H., Angers, D.A., Rochette, P., Massé, D.I., Bittman, S., and Benchaar, C. (2014). "Trace metals content of soils and plants from different dairy manure types based on feeding and manure storage strategies", Annual meeting of the Canadian Soil Science Society, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 4-7, 2014.
  • Sheppard, S.C., Bittman, S., Donohoe, G., Flaten, D.N., Wittenberg, K.M., Small, J.A., Berthiaume, R.R., McAllister, T.A., Beauchemin, K.A., McKinnon, J.J., and Ominski, K.H. (2014). "A new farm survey of beef management practices in Canada.", Canadian Society of Soil Science Annual Meetings, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-7, 2014. (Abstract)

2013

  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Kowalenko, C.G., and Poon, D. (2013). "Effect of Local Food Production on Phosphorus Budgets and Flows in Metro Vancouver and Peri-Urban Lower Fraser Valley.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Kowalenko, C.G. (2013). "Precision-Placed Separated Slurry Sludge Provides P and N For Silage Corn.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Chai, L.L., Kröbel, R., Janzen, H.H., Beauchemin, K.A., McGinn, S.M., Bittman, S., Atia, A., and Edeogu, I. (2013). "A mass balance model based on total ammoniacal nitrogen for estimating ammonia volatilization from beef cattle manure management in Alberta in Canada.", ASABE Annual International Meeting, Kansas City, MO, USA, July 21-24, 2013, paper #:1596572.
  • Chantigny, M.H., Larney, F.J., Angers, D.A., Bittman, S., Lapen, D.R., and Rochette, P. (2013). "Overwinter transformation and fate of fall-applied nitrogen in various Canadian ecozones.", Canadian Society of Soil Science-Manitoba Soil Science Soc.-Can. Soc. Agric. Forest Meteorology Joint Ann. Meeting, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, July 22-25, 2013, pp. 46. (Abstract)
  • Herath, A., Zhang, T.Q., Tan, C.S., Hamel, C., Bittman, S., Parkin, G.W., and Goss, M.J. (2013). "Development of a soil test for prediction of long-term potential for phosphorus loss in typical Canadian soils.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013.
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., Kowalenko, C.G., Chantigny, M.H., and Lemke, R.L. (2013). "Winter time nitrous oxide emission from grass receiving whole and separated dairy slurry or fertilizer in a mild maritime climate.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Kowalenko, C.G. (2013). "Summer time nitrous oxide emissions from long term plots receiving separated and whole dairy slurry manure.", ASA/CSSA/SSSA International annual meeting, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-6, 2013. (Abstract)

2012

  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Casler, M.D., Papadopoulos, Y.A., Undersander, D.J., and Swift, M.-L. (2012). "Interaction between Harvest Frequency and Variety Maturity On Yield and Quality of Orchardgrass.", 2012 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., Chantigny, M.H., Kowalenko, C.G., and Lemke, R.L. (2012). "Precision Manure Injection on Nitrogen Use and N2O Emissions in Corn.", 2012 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., Chantigny, M.H., Kowalenko, C.G., and Lemke, R.L. (2012). "Removing solids from dairy slurry: Effect on N use efficiency and emissions of N2O.", 2012 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Ball Coelho, B.R. (2012). "Introducing NLOS On the Web (NOW): A New Nitrogen Management Tool for Extension, Education and Research.", 2012 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012. (Abstract)
  • Nyiraneza, J., Zebarth, B.J., Ziadi, N., Sharifi, M., Burton, D.L., Drury, C.F., Bittman, S., and Grant, C.A. (2012). "The ability of soil chemical and biological N availability indices to predict soil nitrogen supply of contrasting soils under corn.", Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) and Association Québécoise de Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol (AQSSS) Joint Meeting, Manoir St-Castin, Lac Beauport, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012. (Poster)
  • Seeton, D., Bittman, S., Hunt, D.E., and Krzic, M. (2012). "Does Ammonia Deposition From Poultry Barn Exhaust Contribute to Soil Nitrate Contamination?", 2012 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012. (Abstract)

2011

  • Bittman, S., Sheppard, S.C., and Hunt, D.E. (2011). "Atmospheric Ammonia Indicator for Agriculture In Canada.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Diarra, M.S., Vela, J., Hilderbrand, K., Metcalfe, A., Rempel, H., Bittman, S., and Topp, E. (2011). "Antibiotic resistance of Staphylococcus xylosus isolated from broiler barn bioaerosol.", 51st Annual Conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section (PNWIS) of the Air & Waste Management Association, Harrison, BC, Canada, November 8-11, 2011, Oral presentation.
  • Hunt, D.E., Bittman, S., and Kowalenko, C.G. (2011). "Emissions of N2O from grass stands: effects of historical nutrient applications and stand termination methods.", 2011 ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Fundamental for life: soil, crop and environmental sciences, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 16-19, 2011. (Abstract)

2010

  • Bittman, S. and Gruber, M.Y. (2010). "Cellulosic Biofuel Crop production and nutrient cycling: Activities and some preliminary results.", Cellulosic Biofuel Network (CBN) 2nd Annual General Meeting, Ottawa Marriott Hotel, Ottawa, ON, Canada, March 11-12, 2010, Poster #28, pp. 31. (Poster)
  • Diarra, M.S., Rempel, H., Leslie, M., Forge, T.A., Bittman, S., Kannangara, T., and Topp, E. (2010). "Persistence of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in soil fertilised with chicken litter.", 2nd American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic and Foodborne Pathogens in Animals, Humans and the Environment, Toronto, ON, Canada, June 8-11, 2010. (Poster)

2009

  • Bittman, S., Liu, A., Bhandral, R., Hunt, D.E., Kowalenko, C.G., Buckley, K.E., and Chantigny, M.H. (2009). "Sustainable use of dairy slurry on crops: Dual manure stream concept.", Farming Systems Design 2009: Methodologies for Integrated Analysis of Farm Production Systems, Portola Hotel, Monterey, CA, USA, August 23-26, 2009, pp. 37-38.
  • Herath, A., Zhang, T.Q., Hamel, C., Bittman, S., Forge, T.A., Tan, C.S., Goss, M.J., and Welacky, T.W. (2009). "Phosphorus fraction distributions in soils under various management practices in Canada.", Joint Annual Meeting of the CSA-CSSS-CSAFM: Sciences for Sustainability: Soils, Agronomy, and Atmosphere, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, August 5-7, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Lupwayi, N.Z., Soon, Y.K., Clayton, G.W., Bittman, S., Malhi, S.S., and Grant, C.A. (2009). "Soil microbial response to controlled-release urea under zero tillage and conventional tillage in western Canada.", 16th Annual International Plant Nutrition Colloquium (IPNC): Plant Nutrition for Sustainable Development and Global Health, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, CA, USA, August 26-30, 2009. (Poster)