Application of optical remote sensing for variable nitrogen rate application
Soil silicon research: soil testing standardization, correlation/calibration, establishing critical soil silicon level
Updating soil fertilization guidelines for Louisiana crop production systems
Acquistion of crop vegetation indices using unmanned aircraft system equipped with digital camera
Development of nitrogen working algorithm based on sensor reading using yield potential and estimates of crop response to nitrogen fertilization as derivatives
Implementation of right source of fertilizer to improve nutrient use efficiency by crops
Impact of cultural management practices in nutrient recycling (residue management, cover crops, and crop rotation)


Louisiana Agriculture Magazine
LA Magazine Producing more cotton with less nitrogen: taking optical remote sensing to a higher level
Potential of silicon fertilization in reducing arsenic accumulation in rice grains
Protecting our soil
Soil phosphorus buffer coefficient can improve soil test-based phosphorus recommendation
Soil fertility in soybean production
On-site optical sensor-based nitrogen recommendation makes sense
Improving soil testing and interpretation
Soil testing and calibration research in Louisiana


2018 Effects of optical sensing based variable rate nitrogen management on yields, nitrogen use, and profitability for cotton. Precision Agriculture doi:10.1007/s11119-018-9599-9.
Stefanini, M., J.A. Larson, D.M. Lambert, X. Yin, C.N. Boyer, P. Scharf, B.S. Tubana, J.J. Varco, D. Dunn, H.J. Savoy, and M.J. Buschermohle
2018 Late-nitrogen application on corn yield in Lower Mississippi River Delta alluvial soils. Agrosystems, Geosciences, and Environment 1:180029 (2018) doi:10.2134/age2018.08.0029
Mascagni, Jr., H., B. Tubana, and M. Dalen
2018 Coefficient of variation from vegetation index for sugarcane population and stalk evaluation. Agrosystems, Geosciences, and Environment 1:1800016 (2018). doi:10.2134/age2018.07.0016
Chanda, S., B. Tubana, Y. Kanke, M. Dalen, C. Kimbeng, and J. Hoy
2018 Relationship of red and red-edge reflectance-based vegetation indices with stalk and fiber yield of energy cane harvested at different dates. Submitted to Archives of Agronomy
Dalen, M., B. Tubana, Y. Kanke, and C. Kimbeng
2018 Determination of critical soil silicon levels for rice production in Louisiana using different extraction procedures. Communication in Soil and Plant Analysis XX:XXXX-XXXX.
Paye, W., B. Tubana, T. Babu, Y. Kanke, D. Harrell, and L. Datnoff
2017 Effect of calcium silicate slag application on wheat grown under two nitrogen rates. Plants 6:47-61.
White, B., B. Tubana, T. Babu, H. Mascagni, F. Agostinho, L. Datnoff and S. Harrison
2017 Effect of different silicon sources on yield and silicon uptake of rice grown under varying phosphorus rates. Plants 6:1-17.
Agostinho, F., B. Tubana, M. Martins, and L.E. Datnoff
2016 A review of silicon in soils and plants and its role in US Agriculture: History and Future Perspective . Soil Science  181:393-411.
Tubana, B., T. Babu, and L. Datnoff
2016 Establishing soil silicon test procedure and critical silicon level for rice in Louisiana soils. Communication in Soil and Plant Analysis 47:1578-15973
Babu, T., B. Tubana, W. Paye, Y. Kanke, and L. Datnoff
2016 Survey of plant-available silicon status of agricultural soils in Louisiana. Journal of Plant Nutrition (accepted)
Babu, T., B Tubana, P. Dupree, B. White, and L. Datnoff
2016 Release and adsorption pattern of monosilicic acid in different soils of Louisiana treated with silicon fertilizer: a laboratory incubation study. Communication in Soil and Plant Analysis 47:1559-1577. Babu, T., B. Tubana, L. Datnoff, J. Yzenas, and K. Maiti
2016 Evaluation of red and red-egde reflectance-based vegetation indices for rice biomass and grain yield prediction models in paddy fields. Precision Agriculture 17:507-530
Kanke, Y., B. Tubana, M. Dalen, and D. Harrell
2016 Relation between early season measured agronomic variables and sugar yield response to nitrogen. Agronomy Journal 108:794-804.
Kanke, Y., B. Tubana, M. Dalen, J. Lofton, and H. Viator
2015 Growth and yield of corn grown on two alluvial soils of Louisiana under different phosphorus rates. Journal of Plant Nutrition (published online) DOI:10.1080/01904167.2015.1105261 
Dalen, M., B. Tubana, Y. Kanke, J. Lofton, and H.J.  Mascagni
2013 Maize grain yield response to variable row nitrogen fertilization. Journal of Plant Nutrition 36:1013-1024.

Effect of nitrogen rate and time of application on sugarcane yield, sucrose content, and juice quality. Journal of Plant Nutrition 38:161-176.

Lofton, J., and B. Tubana

2012 In-season canopy reflectance-based estimation of rice yield response to nitrogen. Agronomy Journal 104:1604-1611
Tubana, B., D,. Harrell, T. Walker, J. Teboh, J. Lofton, and Y. Kanke
2012 Predicting sugarcane yield potential using an in-season vegetation index. Sensor 12:7529-7547.
Lofton, J., B. Tubana, J. Teboh, Y. Kanke, M. Dalen, and H. Viator
2012 Predicting sugarcane response to nitrogen using a canopy reflectance-based response index value. Agronomy Journal 104:106-113.
Lofton, J., B. Tubana, Y. Kanke, J. Teboh, and H. Viator
2012 Applicability of ground-based remote sensors for crop N management in Sub Saharan Africa. Journal of Agricultural Sciences 4:175-188.
Teboh, J., B. Tubana, T. Udeigwe, Y. Emendack, and J. Lofton
2011 Estimating rice grain yield potential using normalized difference vegetation index. Agronomy Journal 103:1717-1723
Harrell, D., B. Tubana, T. Walker, and S. Phillips
2011 Relationship of spectral vegetation indices with rice biomass and grain yield at different sensor view angles. Agronomy Journal 103:1403-1411
Tubana, B., D. Harrell, T. Walker, J. Teboh, J. Lofton, Y. Kanke, and S. Phillips
2011 Midseason nitrogen fertilization rate decision tool for rice using remote sensing technology. Better Crops 95:22-24
2011 Soil testing and calibration research in soybean. Louisiana Agriculture 54(2):30-31
2011 Rice response to nitrogen fertilization under stale seedbed and conventional tillage systems. Agronomy Journal 103:494-500
2010 Nitrogen accumulation in shoots as a function of growth stages of corn or winter wheat. Journal of Plant Nutrition 33:165-182
2010 Nitrogen variability: a need for precision agriculture. Agricultural Journal 5:6-11
2010 Improving sink regulation, and searching for promising hybrids, as a key avenue to increase yield potential of the rice crop in the tropics. Field Crops Research 3:199-207
2009 Relationship between nitrogen use efficiency and response to fertilizer in winter wheat. Journal of Plant Nutrition 32:502-515
2009 Cotton yield response to fertilizer nitrogen rates in a cotton-corn rotation. Agronomy Journal 101:400-407
2008 Determination of optimum resolution for predicting corn grain yield using sensor measurements. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Sciences 54:481-491
2008 Adjusting midseason nitrogen rate using a sensor-based optimization algorithm to increase use efficiency in corn. Journal of Plant Nutrition 31:1975-1998
2008 Effect of treating spatial variability in winter wheat at different resolutions. Journal of Plant Nutrition
2008 Transplanting young seedlings in irrigated rice fields: early and high tiller production enhanced grain yield. Field Crops Research 105:141-155
2008 Long-term effects of nitrogen management practices on grain yield, nitrogen uptake and efficiency in irrigated corn. Journal of Plant Nutrition

Bed and flat planted dryland winter wheat as influenced by row configuration.  Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 53:293-304

2007 Analysis of yield variability in winter wheat due to temporal variability, and nitrogen and phosphorus nutrients. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Sciences 53:435-442
2007 The Magruder Plots: Untangling the puzzle. Agronomy Journal 99:1191-1198
2007 Expression of variability in corn as influence by growth stage using optical sensor measurements. Agronomy Journal 99:384-389
2007 In-season estimation of grain sorghum yield potential using hand-held optical sensor. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Sciences 53:617-628
2006 In-season prediction of corn grain yield potential using normalized difference vegetation index. Agronomy Journal 98:1488-1494
2006 Mid-season prediction of wheat grain yield potential using plant, soil and sensor measurements. Journal of Plant Nutrition 29:873-897
2002 Rapid yield loss of rice cropped successively in aerobic soil. Agronomy Journal 94:981-989
2000 Estimating buffer coefficients for the phosphorus decision support system: Preliminary comparison among field and laboratory estimates from three Asian upland soils. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 31:2101-2110