Brian Barber

Research Manager 2, Director Soil Testing/Research Analytical Lab
135 Crops Research
1902 Dudley Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
+1 612 625 7701

Publications:

  • Frahm, E.,Monnier, G.F., Jelinski, N.A., Fleming E.P., Barber, B.L., Lambon, J.B. 2016. Chemical Soil Surveys at the Bremer Site (Dakota County, Minnesota, USA): Measuring Phosphorous Content of Sediment by Portable XRF and ICP-OES. Journal of Archaeological Science. (www.elsevier.com).
  • Tahir, M., Ul Hassan, A., Maqbool, S., Barber, B.,Koskinen, W.C., Peng, X., Mulla, D.J. 2016. Sorption and Leaching Potential of Isoproturon and Atrazine in Low Organic Carbon Soil of Pakistan Under a Wheat-Maize Rotation. Pedosphere 26.5: Pages 687-98.
  • David J. Fairbairn, M. Ekrem Karpuzcua, William A. Arnold, Brian L. Barber, Elizabeth F. Kaufenberg, William C. Koskinen, Paige J. Novak, Pamela J. Rice, Deborah L. Swackhamer, 2016. Sources and transport of contaminants of emerging concern: A two-year study of occurrence and spatiotemporal variation in a mixed land use watershed. Science of The Total Environment Volume 505, 1 May 2016, Pages 605-613.
  • Daniel E. Kaiser, Fabian Fernandez, Jeffrey A. Coulter, Brian Barber 2016. Fertilizing Corn in Minnesota. University of Minnesota Extension.
  • M. Ekrem Karpuzcu *a, David Fairbairn b, William A. Arnold c, Brian L. Barber d, Elizabeth Kaufenberg b, William C. Koskinen e, Paige J. Novak c, Pamela J. Rice e andDeborah L. Swackhamer a , 2014. Sediment–water distribution of contaminants of emerging concern in a mixed use watershed Science of The Total Environment Volume 505, 1 February 2015, Pages 896–904.
  • Mamo, B.E., Barber, B., Steffenson, B.J., 2014. Genomewide association mapping of zinc and iron concentration in barley landraces from Ethiopia and Eritrea. J. Cereal Science Volume 60, Issue 3, November 2014, Pages 497–506
  • M. Ekrem Karpuzcu *a, David Fairbairn b, William A. Arnold c, Brian L. Barber d, Elizabeth Kaufenberg b, William C. Koskinen e, Paige J. Novak c, Pamela J. Rice e andDeborah L. Swackhamer a , 2014. Identifying sources of emerging organic contaminants in a mixed use watershed using principal components analysis (Paper) Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2014, 16, 2390-2399.
  • †Awarded as co-author: Research Award, 13th IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry. This award distinguished the top 4% of research presented at the international congress (24 awards from over 600 research presentations)
  • Fairbairn, D., Spande, E., Rice, P., Arnold, W., Novak, P., Koskinen, W., Barber, B., Swackhamer, D. 2012. Relationship of land uses with occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern in streams of southeastern Minnesota. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 33rd Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, 11-15 November 2012, p. 11, abstract no. 28. (http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.setac.org/resource/resmgr/Abstract_Books/SETAC-abstract-book-2012.pdf)
  • Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Barber, B.L. 2012. Low Sorption and Fast Dissipation of the Herbicide Saflufenacil in Surface Soils and Subsoils of an Eroded Prairie Landscape. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60: 10936−10941
  • Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Barber, B.L. 2011. Spatial variation in sorption-desorption of the herbicide saflufenacil in an eroded prairie landscape. Soil Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts, #287-3, San Antonio TX, October 16-19, 2011.
  • Rittenhouse, J.L., Barber, B.B., Rice, P.J., Koskinen, W.C. 2010. Analysis of Turf Fungicides in Snow Melt Runoff by LC/MS [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2010am/webprogram/Paper61464.html.
  • Sadowsky, M.J., Koskinen, W.C., Bischoff, M., Barber, B.L., Becker, J.M., Turco, R.F. 2009. Rapid and Complete Degradation of the Herbicide Picloram by Lipomyces kononenkoaee. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(11):4878-4882
  • Koskinen, W.C., Papiernik, S.K., Yates, S.R., Barber, B.L. 2008. Metolachlor Dissipation Following Fall and Spring Application to Eroded and Rehabilitated Landscapes of the US Corn Belt. Symposium on the Fate and Chemistry of Modern Pesticides Proceedings. October 22-25, 2008. Marseille, France. p. 73.
  • Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Yates, S.R., Barber, B. 2008. Metolachlor dissipation in eroded and restored landscapes [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX
  • Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Yates, S.R., Rice, P.J., Barber, B. 2007. Influence of landscape position on herbicide dissipation in an eroded landscape [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA
  • Papiernik, S.K., Yates, S.R., Koskinen, W.C., Barber, B. 2007. Processes Affecting the Dissipation of the Herbicide Isoxaflutole and Its Diketonitrile Metabolite in Agricultural Soils under Field Conditions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55:8630-8639.
  • Papiernik, S.K., Koskinen, W.C., Barber, B., Amundson, G.B. 2006. Isoxaflutole dissipation under field conditions in West Central Minnesota [abstract][CD-ROM]. North Central Weed Science Society Proceedings. 61:44.
  • Sadowsky, M.J., Koskinen, W.C., Seebinger, J., Barber, B.L., Kandeler, E. 2006. Automated robotic assay of alkaline phosphomonoesterase activity in soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70:378-381.
  • Marek, L.J., Barber, B.L., Koskinen, W.C. 2003. Lc/ms analysis of cyclohexanedione oxime herbicides in water and soil. Association of Analytical Communities International Midwest Section. p. 20.
  • Barber, B.L., Graff, C.D., Carrizosa, M.J., Koskinen, W.C., Anderson, J. 2003. Environmental fate of isoxaflutole and dkn metabolite [abstract]. Association of Analytical Communities International Midwest Section. P. 18.
  • Marek, L. J., B. L. Barber, and W. C. Koskinen. 2003. LC/MS analysis of cyclohexanedione oxime herbicides in water and soil. AOAC Midwest Section: Pesticide/Environmental Issues Abstracts. p.20.
  • Barber, B. L., C. D. Graff, M. J. Carrizosa, W. C. Koskinen, and J. L. Anderson. 2003. Environmental fate of isoxaflutole and DKNB metabolite. AOAC Midwest Section: Pesticide/Environmental Issues Abstracts. p.18.
  • A162. Koskinen, W. C., B. L. Barber, and L. J. Marek. 2002. LC-MS analysis of isoxaflutole in soil. Proc. Pittsburgh Conf. Anal. Chem. Appl. Spec p. 1512P
  • Barber, B. L., W. C. Koskinen, and O. Shakaliene. 2001. Determination of thiram in river water by LC-MS. Am. Chem. Soc., Agrochemical Div. Abstracts, Spring, #124.
  • Marek, L. J., B. L. Barber, and W. C. Koskinen. 2001. LC/MS analysis of cyclohexanedione herbicides in water and soil. Am. Chem. Soc., Agrochemical Div. Abstracts, Spring, #120.
  • Bresnahan, G. A., W. C. Koskinen, A. G. Dexter, and B. L. Barber. 2001. HPLC analysis of shikimic acid in plants to determine glyphosate exposure. Proc. Pittsburgh Conf. Anal. Chem. Appl. Spec p. 2286P.
  • Barber, B. L., and W. C. Koskinen. 1999. Supercritical fluid extraction of selected pesticides from soil. Agron. Abstr. p. 218.
  • Barber, B. L., W. C. Koskinen, T. Berglof, L. Parker, and L. J. Marek. 1997. Supercritical fluid extraction of pesticide residues from soil. Agron. Abstr. p. 324.
  • Koskinen, W. C. and B. L. Barber. 1997. A novel approach using solid phase extraction disks for extraction of pesticides from water. J. Environ. Qual. 26:558-560.
  • Barber, B. L., and W. C. Koskinen. 1995. A novel approach using SPE disks for extraction of pesticides from water. Agron. Abstr. p. 349.
  • Koskinen, W. C., K. E. Sellung, J. M. Baker, B. L. Barber, and R. H. Dowdy. 1994. Ultrasonic decomposition of atrazine and alachlor in water. J. Environ. Sci. Health. B29:581‑590.
  • Barber, B. L., and W. C. Koskinen. 1994. Supercritical fluid extraction of alachlor from soil. J. Minn Acad. Sci. 58:19.
  • Koskinen, W. C., K. M. Reynolds, D. D. Buhler, D. L. Wyse, B. L. Barber, and L. J. Jarvis. 1993. Persistence and movement of sethoxydim residues in three Minnesota soils. Weed Sci. 41:634‑640.
  • Sellung, K. E., W. C. Koskinen, B. Barber, J. M. Baker, and R. H. Dowdy. 1992. Ultrasonic decomposition of herbicides in water. Agron. Abstr. p. 57.
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