Mary Ellen Barbercheck

    • 1406 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    1991 …2019
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    Research Output 1991 2019

    • 1406 Citations
    • 22 h-Index
    • 60 Article
    • 2 Chapter
    • 1 Book
    2019
    Practice Management
    Beetles
    Carabidae
    soil management
    Soil
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities

    Bell, T. H., Hockett, K., Alcalá-Briseño, R. I., Barbercheck, M., Beattie, G. A., Bruns, M. A., Carlson, J., Chung, T., Collins, A., Emmett, B., Esker, P., Garrett, K., Glenna, L., Gugino, B. K., Jimenez Gasco, M. D. M., Kinkel, L., Kovac, J., Kowalski, K., Kuldau, G., Leveau, J. & 10 others, Michalska-Smith, M., Myrick, J., Peter, K., Salazar, M. V., Shade, A., Stopnisek, N., Tan, X., Welty, A., Wickings, K. & Yergeau, E., Mar 13 2019, In : Phytobiomes Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2018
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Cover crop species and management influence predatory arthropods and predation in an organically managed, reduced-tillage cropping system

    Rivers, A. N., Mullen, C. A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2018, In : Environmental Entomology. 47, 2, p. 340-355 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    predatory arthropods
    reduced tillage
    cover crop
    cover crops
    arthropod
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Growing degree days and cover crop type explain weed biomass in winter cover crops

    Baraibar, B., Mortensen, D., Hunter, M. C., Barbercheck, M. E., Kaye, J. P., Finney, D. M., Curran, W., Bunchek, J. & White, C. M., Dec 1 2018, In : Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 38, 6, 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    heat sums
    Crops
    Biomass
    weeds
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Plant identity, but not diversity, and agroecosystem characteristics affect the occurrence of M. robertsii in an organic cropping system

    Randhawa, P. K., Mullen, C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Sep 1 2018, In : Biological Control. 124, p. 18-29 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    agroecosystems
    cropping systems
    Metarhizium
    Galleria mellonella
    2017
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Balancing multiple objectives in organic feed and forage cropping systems

    Schipanski, M. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Murrell, E. G., Harper, J. K., Finney, D. M., Kaye, J. P., Mortensen, D. & Smith, R. G., Feb 15 2017, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 239, p. 219-227 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    soil quality
    cropping systems
    forage
    cropping practice
    beneficial insects
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    reduced tillage
    Beetles
    Carabidae
    cover crops
    organic production
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems

    Keene, C. L., Curran, W., Wallace, J., Ryan, M. R., Mirsky, S. B., Vangessel, M. J. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2017, In : Agronomy Journal. 109, 1, p. 272-282 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Vicia villosa
    cover crops
    no-tillage
    rye
    seed productivity
    2016
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Conservation agriculture affects arthropod community composition in a rainfed maize-wheat system in central Mexico

    Rivers, A., Barbercheck, M. E., Govaerts, B. & Verhulst, N., Apr 1 2016, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 100, p. 81-90 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    arthropod communities
    Arthropods
    Mexico
    Agriculture
    arthropod
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crop and tillage intensities alter ground-dwelling arthropod communities during the transition to organic production

    Jabbour, R., Pisani-Gareau, T., Smith, R. G., Mullen, C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Aug 1 2016, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 31, 4, p. 361-374 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Independent Living
    arthropod communities
    Arthropods
    cover crops
    organic production
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    The rise of women farmers and sustainable agriculture

    Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J., Kiernan, N. E. & Terman, A. R., Jan 1 2016, University of Iowa Press. 196 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    women in agriculture
    sustainable agriculture
    Agriculture
    farmers
    farming systems
    2015
    17 Citations (Scopus)

    Entomopathogenic nematodes in the soil environment: Distributions, interactions and the influence of biotic and abiotic factors

    Stuart, R. J., Barbercheck, M. E. & Grewal, P. S., Jan 1 2015, Nematode Pathogenesis of Insects and Other Pests: Ecology and Applied Technologies for Sustainable Plant and Crop Protection. Springer International Publishing, p. 97-137 41 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    biotic factor
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    edaphic factors
    nematode
    Soil
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Management of overwintering cover crops influences floral resources and visitation by native bees

    Ellis, K. E. & Barbercheck, M. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Environmental Entomology. 44, 4, p. 999-1010 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crop
    overwintering
    cover crops
    bee
    Apoidea
    2014
    143 Citations (Scopus)

    A framework for evaluating ecosystem services provided by cover crops in agroecosystems

    Schipanski, M. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Douglas, M. R., Finney, D. M., Haider, K., Kaye, J. P., Kemanian, A. R., Mortensen, D., Ryan, M. R., Tooker, J. F. & White, C. M., Mar 1 2014, In : Agricultural Systems. 125, p. 12-22 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    cover crops
    agroecosystems
    ecosystem services
    production costs
    fertilizers
    15 Citations (Scopus)

    Capturing the multiple and shifting identities of farm women in the northeastern United States

    Brasier, K. J., Sachs, C. E., Kiernan, N. E., Trauger, A. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Rural Sociology. 79, 3, p. 283-309 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farm
    farmer
    role identity
    survey research
    census
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Multivariate relationships influencing crop yields during the transition to organic management

    Schipanski, M. E., Smith, R. G., Gareau, T. L. P., Jabbour, R., Lewis, D. B., Barbercheck, M. E., Mortensen, D. & Kaye, J. P., May 1 2014, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 189, p. 119-126 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    crop yield
    tillage
    cover crops
    perennial weeds
    agroecosystems
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Use of conservation practices by women farmers in the Northeastern United States

    Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J., Kiernan, N. E., Sachs, C. E. & Trauger, A., Mar 1 2014, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 29, 1, p. 65-82 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    women in agriculture
    New England
    Northeastern United States
    conservation practices
    Organizations
    2012
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Entomopathogenic nematodes as a model system for advancing the frontiers of ecology

    Campos-Herrera, R., Barbercheck, M. E., Hoy, C. W. & Stock, S. P., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Nematology. 44, 2, p. 162-176 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    ecology
    biological control agents
    biogeography
    Photorhabdus
    45 Citations (Scopus)

    Linking invertebrate communities to decomposition rate and nitrogen availability in pine forest soils

    Neher, D. A., Weicht, T. R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Mar 1 2012, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 54, p. 14-23 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Invertebrates
    forest soils
    forest soil
    coniferous forests
    Nitrogen
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    Organic Agriculture
    organic production
    Research
    Land Grant universities
    research support
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Women farmers: Pulling up their own educational boot straps with extension

    Kiernan, N. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J., Sachs, C. & Terman, A. R., 2012, In : Journal of Extension. 50, 5, 5RIB5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farmer
    educational event
    grant
    networking
    data analysis
    2011
    7 Citations (Scopus)

    Assessing and visualizing agricultural management practices: A multivariable hands-on approach for education and extension

    Smith, R. G., Gareau, T. P., Mortensen, D. A., Curran, W. S. & Barbercheck, M. E., Oct 1 2011, In : Weed Technology. 25, 4, p. 680-687 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    agricultural management
    agroecosystems
    education
    weed science
    cover crops
    37 Citations (Scopus)

    Cover crops and disturbance influence activity-density of weed seed predators Amara aenea and Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae)

    Ward, M. J., Ryan, M. R., Curran, W., Barbercheck, M. E. & Mortensen, D., Jan 1 2011, In : Weed Science. 59, 1, p. 76-81 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Harpalus
    Carabidae
    cover crops
    weeds
    Coleoptera
    22 Citations (Scopus)

    Labile carbon and other soil quality indicators in two tillage systems during transition to organic agriculture

    Lewis, D. B., Kaye, J. P., Jabbour, R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Dec 1 2011, In : Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 26, 4, p. 342-353 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Organic Agriculture
    cover crops
    organic production
    soil quality
    tillage
    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Short term response of soil microinvertebrates to application of entomopathogenic nematode-infected insects in two tillage systems

    Greenwood, C. M., Barbercheck, M. E. & Brownie, C., May 10 2011, In : Pedobiologia. 54, 3, p. 177-186 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    soil treatment
    tillage
    nematode
    insect
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Soil microarthropod response to the application of entomopathogenic nematode-killed insects in maize and flower strip habitats

    Jabbour, R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jul 10 2011, In : Pedobiologia. 54, 4, p. 243-251 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    Steinernema carpocapsae
    nematode
    flower
    maize
    24 Citations (Scopus)

    Yield and net returns during the transition to organic feed grain production

    Smith, R. G., Barbercheck, M. E., Mortensen, D., Hyde, J. & Hulting, A. G., Jan 1 2011, In : Agronomy Journal. 103, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    feed grains
    tillage
    minimum tillage
    cover crops
    Vicia villosa
    2010
    42 Citations (Scopus)

    "Our market is our community": Women farmers and civic agriculture in Pennsylvania, USA

    Trauger, A., Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J. & Kiernan, N. E., Jan 1 2010, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 27, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    women in agriculture
    agriculture
    markets
    economics
    farmers
    14 Citations (Scopus)

    Spider plots: A tool for participatory extension learning

    Gareau, T. P., Smith, R. G., Barbercheck, M. E. & Mortensen, D., Oct 1 2010, In : Journal of Extension. 48, 5, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    educator
    learning
    performance
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    The Object of extension: Agricultural education and authentic farmers in Pennsylvania

    Trauger, A., Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Kiernan, N. E., Brasier, K. J. & Schwartzberg, A., Apr 1 2010, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 50, 2, p. 85-103 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farmer
    programming
    grant
    farm
    agriculture
    2009
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of initial seed-bank density on weed seedling emergence during the transition to an organic feed-grain crop rotation

    Smith, R. G., Jabbour, R., Hulting, A. G., Barbercheck, M. E. & Mortensen, D., Sep 1 2009, In : Weed Science. 57, 5, p. 533-540 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    feed grains
    buried seeds
    seedling emergence
    grain crops
    weeds
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Extension educators' perceptions of the educational needs of women farmers in Pennsylvania

    Brasier, K. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Kiernan, N. E., Sachs, C. E., Schwartzberg, A. & Trauger, A., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Extension. 47, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farmer
    educator
    farm
    census
    programming
    30 Citations (Scopus)

    Meeting the extension needs of women farmers: a perspective from pennsylvania

    Barbercheck, M. E., Brasier, K. J., Kiernan, N. E., Sachs, C. E., Trauger, A., Findeis, J., Stone, A. & Moist, L. S., Jun 1 2009, In : Journal of Extension. 47, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    farm
    farmer
    census
    agriculture
    25 Citations (Scopus)

    Response of soil invertebrates to disturbance across three resource regions in North Carolina

    Barbercheck, M. E., Neher, D. A., Anas, O., El-Allaf, S. M. & Weicht, T. R., Jan 1 2009, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 152, 1-4, p. 283-298 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    invertebrate
    Soils
    disturbance
    resource
    Ecosystems
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    Soil management effects on entomopathogenic fungi during the transition to organic agriculture in a feed grain rotation

    Jabbour, R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Dec 1 2009, In : Biological Control. 51, 3, p. 435-443 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    feed grains
    Metarhizium anisopliae
    entomopathogenic fungi
    soil management
    organic production
    2008
    55 Citations (Scopus)

    Agricultural education: Gender identity and knowledge exchange

    Trauger, A., Sachs, C. E., Barbercheck, M. E., Kiernan, N. E., Brasier, K. J. & Findeis, J., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Rural Studies. 24, 4, p. 432-439 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gender identity
    education
    farmer
    gender
    knowledge
    21 Citations (Scopus)

    Soil and habitat complexity effects on movement of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema carpocapsae in maize

    Jabbour, R. & Barbercheck, M. E., Nov 1 2008, In : Biological Control. 47, 2, p. 235-243 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Steinernema carpocapsae
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    corn
    habitats
    soil
    2006
    83 Citations (Scopus)

    Population biology of entomopathogenic nematodes: Concepts, issues, and models

    Stuart, R. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Grewal, P. S., Taylor, R. A. J. & Hoy, C. W., Jul 1 2006, In : Biological Control. 38, 1, p. 80-102 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    nematode larvae
    Biological Sciences
    population dynamics
    soil insects
    2005
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    A systems approach to conservation of nematodes

    Barbercheck, M. E. & Hoy, C. W., Dec 7 2005, Nematodes as Biocontrol Agent. CABI Publishing, p. 331-347 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Systems Analysis
    Nematoda
    99 Citations (Scopus)

    Ecosystem type affects interpretation of soil nematode community measures

    Neher, D. A., Wu, J., Barbercheck, M. E. & Anas, O., Jan 1 2005, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 30, 1, p. 47-64 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    soil nematodes
    Ecosystem
    nematode
    Soil
    Nematoda
    2004
    32 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control on Collembolan populations

    Eaton, R. J., Barbercheck, M. E., Buford, M. & Smith, W., Jan 1 2004, In : Pedobiologia. 48, 2, p. 121-128 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Collembola
    soil compaction
    soil organic matter
    organic matter
    vegetation
    2003
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Adaptation of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae, to insect food plant

    Barbercheck, M. E., Wang, J. & Brownie, C., Jan 1 2003, In : Biological Control. 27, 1, p. 81-94 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rootworms
    Steinernema carpocapsae
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    food plants
    insects
    35 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of disturbance and ecosystem on decomposition

    Neher, D. A., Barbercheck, M. E., El-Allaf, S. M. & Anas, O., Jan 1 2003, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 23, 2, p. 165-179 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bombacaceae
    Wetlands
    Museums
    Ecosystem
    Soil
    2002
    28 Citations (Scopus)

    Development and implementation of a long-term agricultural systems study: Challenges and opportunities

    Mueller, J. P., Barbercheck, M. E., Bell, M., Brownie, C., Creamer, N. G., Hitt, A., Hu, S., King, L., Linker, H. M., Louws, F. J., Marlow, S., Marra, M., Raczkowski, C. W., Susko, D. J. & Wagger, M. G., Jan 1 2002, In : HortTechnology. 12, 3, p. 362-368 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    public services and goods
    farming systems
    agriculture
    production technology
    plantation forestry
    56 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of production practices on soil-borne entomopathogens in Western North Carolina vegetable systems

    Hummel, R. L., Walgenbach, J. F., Barbercheck, M. E., Kennedy, G. G., Hoyt, G. D. & Arellano, C., Jan 1 2002, In : Environmental Entomology. 31, 1, p. 84-91 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogens
    vegetable
    tillage
    ground cover
    vegetables
    33 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of tillage practices on entomopathogenic nematodes in a corn agroecosystem

    Millar, L. C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Sep 20 2002, In : Biological Control. 25, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    entomopathogenic nematodes
    agroecosystems
    tillage
    Nematoda
    corn
    2001
    13 Citations (Scopus)

    Effect of soil moisture on ovipositional behavior in the southern mole cricket (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)

    Hertl, P. T., Brandenburg, R. L. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Environmental Entomology. 30, 3, p. 466-473 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scapteriscus borellii
    Gryllotalpidae
    cricket
    Orthoptera
    oviposition
    51 Citations (Scopus)

    Interaction between endemic and introduced entomopathogenic nematodes in conventional-till and no-till corn

    Millar, L. C. & Barbercheck, M. E., Jan 1 2001, In : Biological Control. 22, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Steinernema riobravis
    entomopathogenic nematodes
    conventional tillage
    no-tillage
    Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
    15 Citations (Scopus)
    Leptinotarsa decemlineata
    Beauveria bassiana
    endotoxins
    Bacillus thuringiensis
    potato
    2000
    21 Citations (Scopus)
    acute exposure
    Leptinotarsa decemlineata
    chronic exposure
    endotoxins
    Chrysomelidae