Armen Kemanian

Associate Professor of Production Systems and Modeling

Armen Kemanian

Research Summary

Agricultural Systems, Agricultural and Natural Systems Modeling, Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling, Bioenergy Systems, Coupled Hydrologic and Nutrient Modeling, and Plant Competition

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Soil Biomass Crops Carbon Soybeans Maize Water Quality Corn Crop Nitrous Oxide Rate Soil Organic Matter Groundwater Ecosystems Humification Cropping Practice Simulation Nitrogen Carbon Sequestration Aboveground Biomass No Tillage Zea Mays Climate Change Soil Organic Carbon Decision Making

Most Recent Papers

Can crop models identify critical gaps in genetics, environment, and management interactions?

Claudio Stockle, Armen Kemanian, 2020, Frontiers in Plant Science

Agricultural land-use and lake water quality relationships differ when considering predictor granularity at macroscales

Joseph Stachelek, Weizhe Wang, Cayelan Carey, Armen Kemanian, Kelly Cobourn, Tyler Wagner, K Weathers, Patricia Soranno, 2020, Ecological Applications

Soybean yield in relation to environmental and soil properties

Giovani Stefani Fae, Armen Kemanian, Gregory Roth, Charles White, John Watson, 2020, European Journal of Agronomy

Integrating fast and slow processes is essential for simulating human–freshwater interactions

Nicole K. Ward, Leah Fitchett, Julia A. Hart, Lele Shu, Joeseph Stachelek, Weizhe Weng, Yu Zhang, Hilary Dugan, Amy Hetherington, Kevin Boyle, Cayelan C. Carey, Kelly M. Cobourn, Paul C. Hanson, Armen R. Kemanian, Michael G. Sorice, Kathleen C. Weathers, 2019, Ambio on p. 1169-1182

Soil carbon saturation, productivity, and carbon and nitrogen cycling in crop-pasture rotations

M. Virginia Pravia, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, José A. Terra, Yuning Shi, Ignacio Macedo, Sarah Goslee, 2019, Agricultural Systems on p. 13-22

Herbaceous perennial biomass production on frequently saturated marginal soils

Benjamin M. Rau, Paul R. Adler, Curtis J. Dell, Debasish Saha, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, 2019, Biomass and Bioenergy on p. 90-98

Ground-Truthing a Recent Report of Cover Crop--Induced Winter Warming

Mitchell Hunter, Charles White, Jason Kaye, Armen Kemanian, 2019, Agricultural \& Environmental Letters

Making soil particle size analysis by laser diffraction compatible with standard soil texture determination methods

Giovani Stefani Faé, Felipe Montes, Ekaterina Bazilevskaya, Rodrigo Masip Añó, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, 2019, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 1244-1252

Improving water quality in the Chesapeake Bay using payments for ecosystem services for perennial biomass for bioenergy and biofuel production

Peter B. Woodbury, Armen R. Kemanian, Michael Jacobson, Matthew Langholtz, 2018, Biomass and Bioenergy on p. 132-142

From concept to practice to policy

Kelly M. Cobourn, Cayelan C. Carey, Kevin J. Boyle, Christopher Duffy, Hilary A. Dugan, Kaitlin J. Farrell, Leah Fitchett, Paul C. Hanson, Julia A. Hart, Virginia Reilly Henson, Amy L. Hetherington, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, Lars G. Rudstam, Lele Shu, Patricia A. Soranno, Michael G. Sorice, Joseph Stachelek, Nicole K. Ward, Kathleen C. Weathers, Weizhe Weng, Yu Zhang, 2018, Ecosphere

Most-Cited Papers

How do various maize crop models vary in their responses to climate change factors?

Simona Bassu, Nadine Brisson, Jean Louis Durand, Kenneth Boote, Jon Lizaso, James W. Jones, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Alex C. Ruane, Myriam Adam, Christian Baron, Bruno Basso, Christian Biernath, Hendrik Boogaard, Sjaak Conijn, Marc Corbeels, Delphine Deryng, Giacomo De Sanctis, Sebastian Gayler, Patricio Grassini, Jerry Hatfield, Steven Hoek, Cesar Izaurralde, Raymond Jongschaap, Armen R. Kemanian, K. Christian Kersebaum, Soo Hyung Kim, Naresh S. Kumar, David Makowski, Christoph Müller, Claas Nendel, Eckart Priesack, Maria Virginia Pravia, Federico Sau, Iurii Shcherbak, Fulu Tao, Edmar Teixeira, Dennis Timlin, Katharina Waha, 2014, Global Change Biology on p. 2301-2320

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

Meagan E. Schipanski, Mary Barbercheck, Margaret R. Douglas, Denise M. Finney, Kristin Haider, Jason P. Kaye, Armen R. Kemanian, David A. Mortensen, Matthew R. Ryan, John Tooker, Charlie White, 2014, Agricultural Systems on p. 12-22

High biomass yield energy sorghum

Sara N. Olson, Kimberley Ritter, William Rooney, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, Bruce A. Mccarl, Yuquan Zhang, Susan Hall, Dan Packer, John Mullet, 2012, Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining on p. 640-655

Predicting maize phenology

S. Kumudini, F. H. Andrade, K. J. Boote, G. A. Brown, K. A. Dzotsi, G. O. Edmeades, T. Gocken, M. Goodwin, A. L. Halter, G. L. Hammer, J. L. Hatfield, J. W. Jones, A. R. Kemanian, S. H. Kim, J. Kiniry, J. I. Lizaso, C. Nendel, R. L. Nielsen, B. Parent, C. O. Stӧckle, F. Tardieu, P. R. Thomison, D. J. Timlin, T. J. Vyn, D. Wallach, H. S. Yang, M. Tollenaar, 2014, Agronomy Journal on p. 2087-2097

Greater humification of belowground than aboveground biomass carbon into particulate soil organic matter in no-till corn and soybean crops

Sebastián R. Mazzilli, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, Oswaldo R. Ernst, Robert B. Jackson, Gervasio Piñeiro, 2015, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 22-30

Priming of soil organic carbon decomposition induced by corn compared to soybean crops

Sebastián R. Mazzilli, Armen R. Kemanian, Oswaldo R. Ernst, Robert B. Jackson, Gervasio Piñeiro, 2014, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 273-281


Armen Ricardo Kemanian, Claudio O. Stöckle, 2010, European Journal of Agronomy on p. 22-29

CropSyst model evolution

Claudio O. Stöckle, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, Roger L. Nelson, Jennifer C. Adam, Rolf Sommer, Bryan Carlson, 2014, Environmental Modelling and Software on p. 361-369

Integrating soil carbon cycling with that of nitrogen and phosphorus in the watershed model SWAT

Armen R. Kemanian, Stefan Julich, Valipuram S. Manoranjan, Jeffrey R. Arnold, 2011, Ecological Modelling on p. 1913-1921

Carbon storage and nitrous oxide emissions of cropping systems in eastern Washington

C. Stöckle, S. Higgins, Armen Ricardo Kemanian, R. Nelson, D. Huggins, J. Marcos, H. Collins, 2012, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation on p. 365-377