Selected Papers and Reports – (Peer-reviewed and popular journals)

Studies on Soils, Composts and Manure. Principle Investigator /Author / Joint Author: Will Brinton

Author(s) - Date Title of Paper or Article or Interview PDF
Fowler, A.; Basso, B.; Millar, N.; Brinton, W 2023A simple soil mass correction for a more accurate determination of soil carbon stock changes Link
Brinton, W. 2021 The Roots of Soil Health in Organic Farming Download
Galle, N.; Brinton, W.; Vos, R.; Duarte, F.; Collier, M.; Ratti, C.; Pilla, F., 2021 Spatial variability of urban forest topsoil properties: towards representative and robust sampling design Link
Brinton, W. 2020 Phospholipid Fatty Acid (PLFA) Analysis: A Robust Indicator for Soil Health? Download
Brinton, W. 2020 Laboratory Soil Handling Affects CO2 Respiration, Amino-N and Water Stable Aggregate Results Download
Brinton, W. 2019 Tillage Effects on Soil Health Parameters in Organic Gardening Download
Brinton, W. 2019 The Curious Case of Soil pH - A Dynamic View of Acidity Management in Farming Download
Brinton, W. 2017 Rebirth of a Movement; The Concept of Soil Health may be Changing Soil Testing and Soil Amending Download
Jeong K, Nelson P, Brinton W, Niedziela C, Fonteno W 2016 Physical Properties of Peat-based Substrates Amended with a Mature Dairy Cow Manure Compost Before and After Plant Cultivation Download
Brinton, W. 2015 Farming the CO2 Factor Download
Brinton, W.; Schwarz, M.; Bonhotal, J.; Harrison, E.; Storms, P. 2015 Effectiveness of Composting Road-Killed Deer In New York State Download
Brinton, W.; Bonhotal, J.; Fiesinger, T. 2012 Compost Sampling for Nutrient and Quality Parameters: Variability of Sampler, Timing and Pile Depth Download
Brinton, W. 2012 Significant of Stability-Maturity Testing and Plant Bioassay to Assess Composts for Inclusion in Soil Restoration Download
Jeong, K.Y., P. Nelson, J Frantz, and W. Brinton 2011 Impact of dairy manure on pH management and physical properties of soilless substrate Download
Reganold, J.; Carpenter-Boggs, L.; Reeve, J. Brinton, W. 2010 Influence of biodynamic preparations on compost development and resultant compost extracts on wheat seedling growth Download
Brinton, W. 2010 Assessing Compost & Humus Condition by Circular Chromatography Download
Brinton, W. 2010 Characterizing Compost Completeness Download
Brinton, W.; Storms, P.; Blewett, C. 2009 Occurrence and Levels of Fecal Indicators and Pathogenic Bacteria in Market-Ready Recycled Organic Matter Composts Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E.; Blewett, C. 2008 Extractability, Plant Yield and Toxicity Thresholds for Boron in Compost Download
Brinton, W. 2008 What's Your Compost Energy Index? Download
Haney, R.; Brinton, W.; Evans, E. 2008 Soil CO2 respiration: Comparison of chemical titration, CO2 IRGA Analysis and the Solvita gel system Download
Brinton, W.; Traenkner, A. 2007 Compost Practices for Control of Grape Powdery Mildew Download
Brinton, W.; 2007 Significance of Stability-Maturity Testing and Plant Bioassays to Assess Composts for Inclusion in Soil Building Projects Download
Brinton, W.; 2007 Sustainability of Modern Composting - Intensification Versus Costs & Quality Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E. 2006 Monitoring Carbon-Dioxide and Ammonia from Composts by Use of Solvita Digital Colour Reader Download
Brinton, W. 2006 Compatibility of Digestion and Composting Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E.; Blewett, T.C. 2006 Reliability of Bioassay Tests to Indicate Herbicide Residues in Compost of Varying Salinity and Herbicide Levels Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E.; Blewett, T.C.; 2005 Herbicide Residues in Composts: pH and Salinity Affect the Growth of Bioassay Plants Download
Brinton, W. 2005 Characterization of Man-Made Foreign Matter and its Presence in Multiple Size Fractions From Mixed Waste Composting Download
Brinton, W. 2004 Complexity and Charade in the World of Soil Microbes: A Plea for Balance Download
Brinton, W.; York, A. 2003 Sustainable Composting in the Vineyard Part I Download
Brinton, W.; York, A. 2003 Sustainable Composting in the Vineyard Part II Download
Brinton, W. 2002 Earth, Plant and Compost
Brinton, W. 2002 Compost quality and management issues: New research identifies the major concerns and needs of the still-emerging compost industry Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E. 2002 Plant Performance in Relation to Oxygen Depletion, CO2-Rate and Volatile Fatty Acids in Container Media Composts of Varying Maturity Download
Brinton, W. 2001 Science, Sustainability and Organic Practice Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E. 2001 How Compost Maturity Affects Container-Grown Plants Download
Buchanan, M.; Brinton, W. et al, 2001 Compost Maturity Index Download
Brinton, W. 2001 An International Look At Compost Standards Download
Brinton, W. 2000 Compost Quality Standards & Guidelines Download
Brinton, W.1998 Living Soil, Living Carbon Download
Brinton, W.; Trankner, A.; Droffner, M. 1996 Investigations Into Liquid Compost Extracts Download
Brinton, W.; Droffner, M. 1996 Occurance and Detection of Viable Listeria in Food Scrap Compost Download
Brinton, W. 1996 Volatile Organic Acids In Compost: Production and Odorant Aspects Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E. Droffner, M.; Brinton, R. 1995 Standarized Test for Evaluation of Compost Self Heating Download
Brinton, W.; Evans, E.; Droffner, M. 1995 Evidence for the Prominence of Well Characterized Mesophilic Bacteria in Thermophilic Composting Environments Download
Brinton, W.; Seekins, M. 1994 Evaluation of Farm Plot Conditions and Effects of Fish Scrap Compost on Yield and Mineral Composition of Field Grown Maize Download
Brinton, W. 1994 Environmentalism vs Technology: Conflict or Unity? Download
Brinton, W.; Droffner, M. 1994 Microbial Approaches to Characterization of Composting Processes Download
Brinton, W. 1994 Contaminated Soil Composting: Amendment Selection and Process Monitoring Download
Brinton, W. 1994 School Food Scrap Composting; Operations & Design Manual; Cape Cod Hill School Program, Vienna/New Sharon, Maine Download
Brinton, W. 1992 Composting and Regeneration Download
Brinton, W. 1991 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Paper Bedding: Compostability, Health Risks and Bio-Degradation Download
Wall Street Journal 1991 At Café Brinton, Today's Special is Chicken a la Sawdust Download
Brinton, W. 1990 Composting Potato Culls and Potato Processing Waste Download
Biocycle 1990 A New Sense of Quality Comes to Compost Download
Brinton, W. 1989 Green Manuring, Principles and Practice of Natural Soil Improvement target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Request by email
Brinton, W.; Seekins, M.D. 1988 Composting Fish By-Products - A Feasibility Study Download
Brinton, W.F. 1986 Towards a Balanced, Organic Blocking System Growing Media Download
Brinton, W.; Tresemer, D. 1986 Organic-Based Growing Media Download
Brinton, W. 1985 Nitrogen Response of Maize to Fresh and Composted Manure Download
Brinton, W. 1983 In Pursuit of the Better Soil Test Download
Brinton, W. 1981 How Conventional and Organic Farming Methods Compare Download
Brinton, W. 1979 The Effect of Different Fertilizer Treatments on Humus Quality Download
Brinton, W.; Aehnelt, E.; Hahn, J.1978 Animal Fertility: A Possibility for Biological Quality-Assay of Fodder and Feeds? Download
Brinton, W. 1978 Growth and Development in Soybeans in Relation to Soil Nitrogen Source Download
Brinton, W. 1977 Grains and Moisture- A Survey of Microbiological Storage Hazards Download
Brinton, W. 1976 Manure Management - The Danish Rasmussen Model Download