Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Mark Lundy

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Assistant CE Specialist
Department of Plant Sciences
Plant and Environmental Sciences Bldg.
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
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Mark received his masters in International Development and his doctorate in agronomy at UC Davis. He began working for UC Cooperative Extension as an Area Agronomy Advisor in the Sacramento Valley in 2013. On October 1, 2015 he began as Assistant CE Specialist in Grain Cropping Systems at UC Davis. His research and extension efforts attempt to: 1) leverage existing knowledge and emerging technology to solve practical problems; 2) produce outcomes that inform both production and environmental concerns; and 3) communicate these outcomes in farmer-accessible formats as well as to the broader scientific community.


Ph.D. Agronomy, University of California, Davis. 2013
M.S. International Agricultural Development, University of California, Davis. 2010
B.A. English, University of Arizona. 2002


Grain Cropping Systems

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Peer Reviewed

  • Lundy, M. E.; Parrella, M.P. (2015). "Crickets Are Not a Free Lunch: Protein Capture from Scalable Organic Side-Streams via High-Density Populations of Acheta domesticus." PLOS ONE
  • Lundy, M.E.; Pittelkow, C.M.; Linquist, B.A.; Liang, X.; van Groenigen, K.J.; Lee, J.; Six, J.; Venterea, R.T.; van Kessel, C. (2015). "Nitrogen fertilization reduces yield declines following no-till adoption." Field Crops Research 183: 204-210.
  • Pittelkow, C.M.; Linquist, B.A.; Lundy, M.E.; Liang, X.; van Groenigen, K.J.; Lee, J.; van Gestel, N.; Six, J.; Venterea, R.T.; van Kessel, C. (2015). "When does no-till yield more? A global meta-analysis." Field Crops Research 183: 156-168.
  • Pittelkow, C. M.; Liang, X. Q.; Linquist, B. A.; van Groenigen, K. J.; Lee, J.; Lundy, M. E.; van Gestel, N.; Six, J.; Venterea, R. T.; van Kessel, C. (2014). "Productivity limits and potentials of the principles of conservation agriculture." Nature
  • Lundy, M. E.; Hill, J. E.; Kessel, C. van Kessel; Owen, D. A.; Pedroso, R. M.; Boddy, L. G.; Fischer, A. J.; Linquist, B. A. (2014). "Site-specific, real-time temperatures improve the accuracy of weed emergence predictions in direct-seeded rice systems." Agricultural Systems 123: 12-21.
  • Liang, X. Q.; Li, L.; Chen, Y. X.; Li, H.; Liu, J.; He, M. M.; Ye, Y. S.; Tian, G. M.; Lundy, M. E. (2013). "Dissolved phosphorus losses by lateral seepage from swine manure amendments for organic rice production." Soil Science Society of America Journal 77: 765-773.
  • Lundy, M. E.; Spencer, D.F.; van Kessel, C; Hill, J.; Linquist, B. (2012). "Managing phosphorus fertilizer to reduce algae, maintain water quality, and sustain yields in water-seeded rice." Field Crops Research 131: 81-87.
  • Lundy, M. E.; Fischer, A.J.; van Kessel, C.; Hill, J.; Ruark, M.; Linquist, B. (2010). "Surface applied calcium phosphate stimulates weed growth in flooded rice." Weed Technology 24: 295-302.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Lundy, M. E.; Wright, S. D.; Orloff, S. B.; Hutmacher, R. (2014). Calibrating In-Field Diagnostic Tools for Improved Nitrogen Management in Spring Wheat. ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting.

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