Martha Mamo

Martha Mamo

Website:

·UNL Mob Grazing Research
·UNL Grazing Management
·UNL CASNR Education Abroad – Ethiopia
·UNL CASNR Study Abroad – Ethiopia Winter Break 2015 Blog

Martha Mamo

Weaver Professor of Agronomy and Horticulture

B.S., Chemistry, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville

M.S., Soil Science, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville

Ph.D., Soil Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul

Area of Focus

  • Soil Chemistry/Biochemistry
  • Mob Grazing Research
  • International agriculture

International Agriculture

Water for Food Global Institute Faculty Fellows work with Ethiopians to address water insecurity and improve livelihoods.

 

University of Nebraska–Lincoln CASNR Education Abroad, Ethiopia 2015.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Professor Martha Mamo

 

Major Project Activities

Research

  • Quantifying streambank erosion in eastern Nebraska
  • Quantifying soil and phosphorus losses in watershed in eastern Nebraska

Teaching

  • Design supplemental online lessons to enhance basic and practical understanding of macro- and micro- scale soil processes to undergraduate audience.
  • Evaluate the impact of online lessons on student learning
  • A multidisciplinary and multi-institutional Soil Science Education Project-Phase I: M. Mamo, T. Kettler, J. Ippollito, and D. McCallister. Broadening Soil Science Education Through On-Line Lessons. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) DUE-CCLI.

Professional Memberships

  • Certified Professional Soil Scientist (ARCPACS)
  • Member, National Association of College Teachers in Agriculture (NACTA)
  • Member, American Society of Agronomy
  • Member, Soil Science Society of America
  • Member, Gamma Sigma Delta

Courses Taught


Publications

Selected Publications 2003-2007

  • Garcia, J.P., C.S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, R. A. Drijber, J.A. Quincke, and D. Tarkalson. 2007. One-time tillage of no-till: effects on nutrients, mycorrhizae, and phosphorus uptake. Agron. J. 99: 1093-1103.
  • Kaizzi, C.K., J. Byalebeka, C.S. Wortmann, and M. Mamo. 2007. Low input approaches for soil fertility management in semi-arid eastern Uganda. Agron. J. 99:847-853.
  • Quincke, J.A., C.S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, T.G. Franti, R.A. Drijber, and J.P. Garcia. 2007. One-time tillage of no-till systems: soil physical properties, phosphorus runoff, and crop yield. Agron. J. 99: 1104-1110.
  • Quincke, J.A., C.S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, T. Franti, and R.A. Drijber. 2007. Occasional tillage of no-till systems: CO2 flux and changes in total and labile soil organic carbon. Agron. J. 99: 1158-1168.
  • McClellan, T.A., R.C. Shearman, R.E. Gaussoin, M. Mamo, C.S. Wortmann, G.L. Horst, and D.B. Marx. 2007. Nutrient and Chemical Characterization of Aging Golf Course Putting Greens: Establishment and Rootzone Mixture Treatment Effects. Crop Sci. 2007 47: 193-199.
  • Wortmann, C.S., M. Mamo, and A. Dobermann. 2007. Nitrogen response of grain sorghum in rotation with soybean. Agron. J. 99: 808-813.
  • Wortmann, C.S. and M. Mamo. 2007. Starter fertilizer and row cleaning did not affect yield of early planted, no-till grain sorghum. Crop Management J. 15071.
  • Mamo, M., C. Wortmann, and S. Brubaker. 2007. Manure P Fractions: Analytical methods and the effect of manure types. Comm. Soil and Plant Anal. 38:935-947.
  • Kaye, N., S.C. Mason, T.D. Galusha and M. Mamo. 2007. Nodulating and non-nodulating soybean rotation influence on soil NO3-N and water, and sorghum grain yield. Agronomy Journal 99: 599-606.
  • Ginting, D. and M. Mamo. 2006. Measurements of runoff suspended solids using improved turbidometer method. Journal of Environ. Qual 35: 815-823.
  • Brhane, G., C. Wortmann, M. Mamo, H. Gebrekidan, and A.Belay. 2006. Micro-basin tillage for grain sorghum production in semi-arid areas of northern Ethiopia. Agronomy J. 98: 124-128.
  • Wortmann, C, S. Xerinda, M. Mamo, and C. Shapiro. 2006. No-till row crop response to starter fertilizer in eastern nebraska: I. Irrigated and rainfed corn. Agronomy J. 98: 156-162.
  • Wortmann, C, S. Xerinda, and M. Mamo. 2006. No-till row crop response to starter fertilizer in eastern Nebraska: II. rainfed sorghum. Agronomy J. 98: 187-193.
  • Mamo, M., S.C. Gupta, C.J. Rosen, U.B. Singh. 2005. Phosphorus leaching at cold temperatures as affected by wastewater application and soil phosphorus levels. J. Environ. Qual. 34: 1243-1250.
  • Mamo, M., T.A. Kettler, and D. Husmann. 2005. Learning style responses to an on-line soil erosion lesson. J. Nat. Resour. Life Sci. Educ. 34: 44-48.
  • Mamo, M., D. Ginting, W. Zanner, D. McCallister, R. Renken, C. Shapiro, and B. Eghball. 2005. Stratification of soil phosphorus and increased potential for runoff loss after long-term manure application. J. Soil and Water Conservation. 60: 243-250.
  • Mamo, M., T.A. Kettler, D. Husmann, and D. McCallister. 2004. Assessment of interactive computer modules and student learning in introductory soil science. NACTA J. 48: 47-52
  • Mamo, M., D. Ginting, R. Renken, B. Egbhall. 2004. Stability of Ion Exchange Resin Under Freeze-Thaw or Dry-Wet Environment. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. 68: 677-681.
  • Mamo, M., G.L. Malzer, D.J. Mulla, D.J. Huggins, and J. Strock. 2003. Spatial and temporal variation in economically optimum N rate for corn. Agronomy J. 95: 958-964.

Educational Materials

  • Geiss, C., M. Mamo, T. Kettler, J. Ippolito, R. Reuter, D. McCallister, W. Zanner, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 1: Rocks and Minerals. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Mamo, M., T. Kettler, J. Ippolito, R. Reuter, D. McCallister, W. Zanner, C. Geiss, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 2: Processes of Weathering. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Ippolito, J., M. Mamo, T. Kettler, R. Reuter, D. McCallister, W. Zanner, C. Geiss, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 3: Soil Forming Factors. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Reuter, R., M. Mamo, T. Kettler, J. Ippolito, D. McCallister, W. Zanner, C. Geiss, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 4: Soil Profile Development.
    http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Zanner, W., T. Kettler, M. Mamo, J. Ippolito, R. Reuter, D. McCallister, C. Geiss, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 5: Soil Geography and Classification.
    http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Kettler, T., M. Mamo, J. Ippolito, R. Reuter, D. McCallister, W. Zanner, C. Geiss, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Principles Lesson 6: Soil Global Soil Resources and Distribution.
    http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Mamo, M., T. Kettler, J. Ippolito, D. McCallister, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Application Scenario Lesson 1: Agroecosystem Soil, Food and Fiber. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Ippolito, M. Mamo, T. Kettler, D. McCallister, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Application Scenario Lesson 5: Biosolid Additions and Soil Formation. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • McCallister, D., M. Mamo, T. Kettler, J. Ippolito, P. Hain, and J. Soester. 2007. Online Soil Science Lessons: Soil Genesis and Development. Application Scenario Lesson 7: Soils and Salts. http://plantandsoil.unl.edu/croptechnology2005/soil_sci/
  • Mamo, M., and P. Hain. 2005. Erosion. J. Nat. Resour. Life Sci. Educ.
  • Mamo, M., and P. Hain. 2005. Erosion Control Measures. J. Nat. Resour. Life Sci. Educ.