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Reza Keshavarz Afshar
Research and Extension Agronomist
Western Colorado Research Center
College of Agricultural Sciences

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  • Ph D, University of Tehran; Agronomy
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Chen, Chengci, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, "Conservation Tillage and Nitrogen Management for Sugarbeet Production" Avestia Publishing

Huang, Jinwen, Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Tao, Aifen, Chen, Chengci, Efficacy of starter N fertilizer and rhizobia inoculant in dry pea (Pisum sativum Linn.) production in a semi-arid temperate environment Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 1-6

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Alipour, A., Hashemi, M., Ansari Jovini, M., Pimentel, D., Energy inputs-yield relationship and sensitivity analysis of pistachio (Pistacia vera L.) production in Markazi Region of Iran Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 11 3 661

Weidhuner, Amanda, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Luo, Yuan, Battaglia, Martin, Sadeghpour, Amir, (2019) Particle Size Affects Nitrogen and Carbon Estimate of a Wheat Cover Crop Agronomy Journal 111 6 3398-3402

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Sadeghpour, Amir, Reed, Bryan, (2019) "Rye Cover Crop As a Source of Forage or Biomass Feedstock; Yield and Quality Trade-Off" ASA, CSSA and SSSA 2019 International Annual Meetings

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Cabot, Perry Edmund, Khosla, R., (2019) "Sensor-Based Nitrogen Management to Enhance Agronomic and Economic Efficiency in Wheat Production" ASA, CSSA, SSSA

Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Nilahyane, Abdelaziz, Chen, Chengci, He, Huaqin, Bart Stevens, W., Iversen, William M., (2019) Impact of conservation tillage and nitrogen on sugarbeet yield and quality Soil and Tillage Research 191 216-223

Obour, Augustine K., Chen, Chengci, Sintim, Henry Y., McVay, Kent, Lamb, Peggy, Obeng, Eric, Mohammed, Yesuf A., Khan, Qasim, Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Zheljazkov, Valtcho D., (2018) Camelina sativa as a fallow replacement crop in wheat-based crop production systems in the US Great Plains Industrial Crops and Products 111 22 - 29

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Haley, Scott, Gobo, Kevin, Johnson, Nathan, (2018) "2018 Dryland winter wheat trial" WCRC-Fruita website

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Ogg, barry, Urbanowidtz, Seth, Fry, Jimmy, Johnson, nathan, (2018) "2018 irrigated pinto bean variety trial" WCRC-Fruita webpage

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Chen, Chengci, Eckhoff, Joyce, Flynn, Charles, (2018) Impact of a living mulch cover crop on sugarbeet establishment, root yield and sucrose purity Field Crops Research 223 150-154

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Lin, Ruiyu, Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Chen, Chengci, (2018) Agronomic effects of urease and nitrification inhibitors on ammonia volatilization and nitrogen utilization in a dryland farming system: Field and laboratory investigation Journal of Cleaner Production 172 4130-4139

Golzardi, Farid, Baghdadi, Amirsaleh, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, (2017) Alternate furrow irrigation affects yield and water-use efficiency of maize under deficit irrigation Crop and Pasture Science 68 8 726

Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Chen, Chengci, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, (2017) Nutrient Requirements of Camelina for Biodiesel Feedstock in Central Montana Agronomy Journal 109 1 309

Tao, Aifen, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Huang, Jinwen, Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Espe, Matthew, Chen, Chengci, (2017) Variation in Yield, Starch, and Protein of Dry Pea Grown Across Montana Agronomy Journal 109 4 1491

Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Chen, Chengci, Lamb, Peggy, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, (2017) Agronomic Evaluation of Camelina (Camelina sativa L. Crantz) Cultivars for Biodiesel Feedstock BioEnergy Research 10 3 792-799

Chaichi, M. R., Keshavarz-Afshar, R., Lu, B., Rostamza, M., (2017) Growth and nutrient uptake of tomato in response to application of saline water, biological fertilizer, and surfactant Journal of Plant Nutrition 40 4 457-466

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Chen, Chengci, (2016) Enhanced efficiency nitrogen fertilizer effect on camelina production under conventional and conservation tillage practices Industrial Crops and Products 94 783-789

Jahanzad, E., Sadeghpour, A., Hashemi, M., Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Hosseini, M. B., Barker, A. V., (2016) Silage fermentation profile, chemical composition and economic evaluation of millet and soya bean grown in monocultures and as intercrops Grass and Forage Science 71 4 584-594

Hajighasemi, S., Keshavarz-Afshar, R., Chaichi, M. R., (2016) Nitrogen Fertilizer and Seeding Rate Influence on Grain and Forage Yield of Dual-Purpose Barley Agronomy Journal 108 4 1486

Huang, Jinwen, Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Chen, Chengci, (2016) Lentil Response to Nitrogen Application and Rhizobia Inoculation Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 47 21 2458-2464

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Hashemi, M., DaCosta, M., Spargo, J., Sadeghpour, A., (2016) Biochar Application and Drought Stress Effects on Physiological Characteristics ofSilybum marianum Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 47 6 743-752

Dadrasan, M., Chaichi, M.R., Pourbabaee, A.A., Yazdani, D., Keshavarz-Afshar, R., (2015) Deficit irrigation and biological fertilizer influence on yield and trigonelline production of fenugreek Industrial Crops and Products 77 156-162

Keshavarz-Afshar, Reza, Chen, Chengci, (2015) Intensification of Dryland Cropping Systems for Bio-feedstock Production: Energy Analysis of Camelina BioEnergy Research 8 4 1877-1884

Jahanzad, Emad, Sadeghpour, Amir, Hoseini, Mohammad B., Barker, Allen V., Hashemi, Masoud, Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, (2015) Competition, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Productivity of Millet–Soybean Intercropping in Semiarid Conditions Crop Science 55 6 2842

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Chaichi, M. R., Rezaei, K., Asareh, M. H., Karimi, M., Hashemi, M., (2015) Irrigation Regime and Organic Fertilizers Influence on Oil Content and Fatty Acid Composition of Milk Thistle Seeds Agronomy Journal 107 1 187

Afshar, R. Keshavarz, Chaichi, M.R., Alipour, A., Jovini, M. Ansari, Dashtaki, M., Hashemi, M., (2015) Potential of Milk Thistle for Biomass Production in Semiarid Regions Crop Science 55 3 1295

Keshavarz-Afshar, Reza, Mohammed, Yesuf Assen, Chen, Chengci, (2015) Energy balance and greenhouse gas emissions of dryland camelina as influenced by tillage and nitrogen Energy 91 1057-1063

Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Chaichi, Mohammad Reza, Ansari Jovini, Mahya, Jahanzad, Emad, Hashemi, Masoud, (2015) Accumulation of silymarin in milk thistle seeds under drought stress Planta 242 3 539-543

Chen, Chengci, Bekkerman, Anton, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Neill, Karnes, (2015) Intensification of dryland cropping systems for bio-feedstock production: Evaluation of agronomic and economic benefits of Camelina sativa Industrial Crops and Products 71 114-121

Jahansouz, Mohammad Reza, Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Heidari, Hassan, (2014) Evaluation of Yield and Quality of Sorghum and Millet as Alternative Forage Crops to Corn under Normal and Deficit Irrigation Regimes = تقييم إنتاجية و نوعية الذرة البيضاء و الدخن كبديل عن علف الذرة الصفراء تحت احتياجات نظامي الري العادي و المتناقص Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10 4 699-715

Afshar, Reza Keshavarz, Jovini, Mahya Ansari, Chaichi, Mohammad Reza, Hashemi, Mosoud, (2014) Grain Sorghum Response to Arbuscular Mycorrhiza and Phosphorus Fertilizer under Deficit Irrigation Agronomy Journal 106 4 1212

Afshar, R. Keshavarz, Chaichi, M.R., Assareh, M.H., Hashemi, M., Liaghat, A., (2014) Interactive effect of deficit irrigation and soil organic amendments on seed yield and flavonolignan production of milk thistle (Silybum marianum L. Gaertn.) Industrial Crops and Products 58 166-172

Javanmard, T., Zamani, Z., Keshavarz Afshar, Reza, Hashemi, M., Struik, P. C., (2014) Seed washing, exogenous application of gibberellic acid, and cold stratification enhance the germination of sweet cherry (Prunus aviumL.) seed The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 89 1 74-78

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