Dr. Dan Reynolds

Research Scientist

Conducts research on soil hydraulic properties, soil physical quality and soil health.

Current research and/or projects

Development of indicators and management practices that describe, maintain and improve the quality and health of agricultural soils in Canada.

Research and/or project statements

Identification of indicators of soil physical quality and health.

Determination of impacts of agricultural management practices on soil physical quality and health.

Development of methods for measuring and characterizing soil hydraulic properties.

Professional activities / interests

Member of Canadian Society of Soil Science

Member of Soil Science Society of America

Member of American Geophysical Union

Education and awards

B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology, University of Waterloo

M.Sc. Hydrogeology, University of Waterloo

Ph.D. Soil Physics, University of Guelph

Key publications

  1. Xueming Yang, Craig F. Drury, W. Dan Reynolds and Jingyi Yang. 2016. Winter-Hardy Legumes Provide Significant Amounts of N to the Corn in a Soy-Wheat-Corn System in Southern Ontario, Canada. American Society of Agronomy | Crop Science Society of America | Soil Science Society of America. Pheonix, AZ, 2016-11-08. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2016am/webprogram/Paper99624.html

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  2. Woodley, A., Drury, C.F., Calder, W.C., Oloya, T.O., Yang, X.M. and W.D. Reynolds. 2016. Effectiveness of urease and nitrification inhibitors, placement, and time of application on improving corn grain yields in a clay loam soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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  3. Woodley, A., Drury, C.F., Reynolds, W.D., Oloya, T.O., and C.S. Tan. 2016. Water and nitrate loss partitioning through surface runoff and tile drainage from a long-term (56 year) crop rotation study on a clay loam soil. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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  4. Drury, C.F., Yang, X.M., Reynolds, W.D., Calder, W., Oloya, T., and A. Woodley. 2016. Impacts of nitrogen placement and inhibitors on ammonia volatilization, nitrous oxide emission and corn yields. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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  5. Drury, C.F., Yang, X.M., Reynolds, W.D., Calder, W., Oloya, T., and A. Woodley. 2016. Impacts of nitrogen placement and inhibitors on ammonia volatilization, nitrous oxide emission and corn yields. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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  6. Drury, C.F., Reynolds, W.D., Yang, X.M., Rehmann, L., and L. Phillips. 2016. The effect of corn stover removal rate under conventional and no-tillage on corn grain yields and GHG emissions. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

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  7. He, W., Yang, J.Y., Zhou, W., Drury, C.F., Yang, X.M., Reynolds, W.D., Wang, H., He, P., Li, Z.T. (2016). Sensitivity analysis of crop yields, soil water contents and nitrogen leaching to precipitation, management practices and soil hydraulic properties in semi-arid and humid regions of Canada using the DSSAT model. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, [online] 106(2), 201-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10705-016-9800-3

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  8. Drury, Craig F. Girard, B., Woodley, A., Reynolds, W.D., Yang, X.M., Lalonde, C., Wellish, M., Rehman, L., and L. Phillips. 2016. Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada’s Bioeconomy Research Initiatives. Bioeconomy Research and Innovation Forum. Guelph, Ontario.

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  9. Second Global Soil Biodiversity Conference Nanjing 2017/10/15 - 2017/10/19

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  10. Xueming Yang, Craig Drury, Dan Reynolds, Jongyi Yang, Mary-Anne Reed. 2016. Winter-Hardy Legume Cover Crops Contribute a Significant Amount of Nitrogen to an Organic
    Managed Corn in Southern Ontario, Canada. 71st Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference Managing Great River Landscapes Louisville 2016/07/24 - 2016/07/27. http://www.swcs.org/documents/filelibrary/16ac/2016_Abstract_Book_613ED0F1ECD40.pdf

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  11. Xueming Yang, Craig Drury, Dan Reynolds, Jingyi Yang, Mary-Anne Reeb. 2016. Significance of legume cover crops as nitrogen source for corn in an organic managed cropping system. N 19th Workshop. Skara, Sweden June 27-29, 2016. http://akkonferens.slu.se/nitrogenworkshop/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2014/05/Nitrogen-Absracts-USB_ny.pdf

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  12. Xueming Yang, Craig Drury, Dan Reynodls, jingyi, Yang, Mary-Anne Reeb. 2016. Nitrogen management for organic crops using winter-hardy legumes in southern Ontario, Canada. Skara, Sweden June 27-29, 2016. http://akkonferens.slu.se/nitrogenworkshop/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2014/05/Nitrogen-Absracts-USB_ny.pdf

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  13. Effectiveness of nitrogen inhibitors and application methods on reducing ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions.

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  14. Yang, X.M., Drury, C.F., Reynolds, W.D., Yang, J.Y. (2016). How do changes in bulk soil organic carbon content affect carbon concentrations in individual soil particle fractions?. Scientific Reports, [online] 6 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep27173

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  15. Yang, X.M., Drury, C.F., Reynolds, W.D., and Yang, J.Y. (2016). "How do changes in bulk soil organic carbon content affect carbon concentrations in individual soil particle fractions?", Scientific Reports, 6(Article number: 27173), pp. 1-7. doi : 10.1038/srep27173

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  16. Drury, C.F. Reynolds, W.D., Yang, X.M., Yang, J. De Jong, R., Reid, K., Bittman, S. and R. Desjardins. 2016. The unintended consequences of N management practices on reactive N species: A Canadian perspective. The nitrogen cascade and policy – towards integrated solutions. Joint Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)/United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) task force on reactive nitrogen (TFRN). Paris, France.

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  17. Reynolds, W.D., Drury, C.F., Parkin, G.W., Lauzon, J.D., Saso, J.K., Zhang, T.Q., Liu, K., Welacky, T.W., Yang, X.M., Tan, C.S., Calder, W., Oloya, T.O., Reid, D.K. (2016). Solute dynamics and the Ontario nitrogen index: I. Chloride leaching. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, [online] 96(2), 105-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjss-2015-0069

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  18. Reynolds, W.D. (2016). A unified Perc Test-Well Permeameter methodology for absorption field investigations. Geoderma, [online] 264 160-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.10.015

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  19. Drury, C.F., Yang, X.M., Reynolds, W.D., and Calder, W. (2015). "Managing fertilizer nitrogen application methods and N sources to improve crop performance and reduce ammonia volatilization and nitrous oxide emissions.", Canadian Soil Science Society (IUSS-CSSS-AQSSS) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, July 5-10, 2015.

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  20. Reynolds, W.D., Galloway, K., and Radcliffe, D.E. (2015). "The relationship between perc time and field-saturated hydraulic conductivity for cylindrical test holes.", National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA) 2015 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, USA, November 3-6, 2015.

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Research facility

2585 County Road 20
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
Canada

Affiliations

Membre de la Société canadienne de la science du sol

Membre de la Soil Science Society of America

Membre de l’American Geophysical Union

Language

English