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Patricia Lazicki

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Vegetable Crops Advisor
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
530-666-8732 Create VCard

Also in:
Solano County
Yolo County


Ph.D. Soils and Biogeochemistry, University of California, Davis. 2021
M.Sc. Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2011
B.Sc. International Agricultural Developement, spec. Crop Production, University of California, Davis. 2006

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Peer Reviewed

  • Slimani, I.; Doane, T., et al. (2024). Iron-organic carbon coprecipitates reduce nitrification by restricting molybdenum in agricultural soils. Frontiers in Materials. 11.
  • Melgarejo, T.A.; Cespedes, M.K., et al. (2024). Unusual outbreaks of curly top disease in processing tomato fields in northern California in 2021 and 2022 were caused by a rare strain of beet curly top virus and facilitated by extreme weather events. Virology. 109981. March.
  • Li, X.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2023). Can surface-applied biochar improve soil health and plant performance in a perennial cool-season grass forage system? Soil Science Society of America Journal. 87:3, 656-658.
  • Lazicki, Patricia; Lee, Jaehoon, et al. (2023). Drought, heat, and management interact to affect soil carbon and nitrogen losses in a temperate, humid climate. Applied Soil Ecology. 189. September.
  • Slimani, Imane; Zhu-Barker, Xia, et al. (2023). Iron – a driver of nitrogen bioavailability in soils? Biogeosciences. 3873-3894.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D., et al. (2023). Nitrogen accumulation and partitioning in field-grown heirloom tomato cultivar ‘Brandywine’. Agronomy Journal.
  • Lazicki, P.; Mazza Rodrigues, J.L., et al. (2022). Acid stress and compost addition decouple carbon and nitrogen cycling in an agricultural soil: an incubation study. Applied Soil Ecology. 169.
  • Lloyd, M.; Geisseler, D., et al. (2022). Estimating nitrogen availability in organic crop production, for N budgeting and other purposes. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publication 8712.
  • Neupane, A.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2022). Stable carbon isotopes to decipher global change effects on soil organic carbon - present status, limitations, and future prospects. Biogeochemistry.
  • Milkereit, J.; Geisseler, D., et al. (2021). Effect of organic amendment combinations on bacterial communities, nematode populations, nitrogen mineralization and plant growth. Applied Soil Ecology. 157.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D. (2021). Relating soil health to crop performance in two irrigated Mediterranean cropping systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85, 1843-1857.
  • Lazicki, P.; Mazza Rodrigues, J.L., et al. (2021). Sensitivity and variability of soil health indicators in a California cropping system. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85, 1827-1842.
  • Li, M.; Schmidt, J.E., et al. (2020). Impact of irrigation strategies on tomato root distribution and rhizosphere processes in an organic system. Frontiers in Plant Science. 11.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D., et al. (2019). Nitrogen mineralization from organic amendments is variable but predictable. Journal of Environmental Quality.
  • Lazicki, P.; Liebman, M.A., et al. (2016). Root parameters show how management alters resource distribution and soil quality in conventional and low-input cropping systems in central Iowa. PLoS ONE. 11:10.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D. (2016). Soil nitrate testing supports nitrogen management in irrigated annual crops. California Agriculture. 71:2, 90-95.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Lazicki, P. (2022). Vermicompost: Potential to improve plant health and stress resistance in California vineyards. Progressive Crop Consultant. 38-42. Sept-Oct.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D., et al. (2019). Nitrogen dynamics in organic heirloom tomatoes.
  • Ainuddin, I.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2017). Nitrate Leaching: An Interactive Tool.
  • Ainuddin, I.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2017). Nitrogen Calculator for Central Valley Crops.
  • Geisseler, D.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2017). Plant tissue sampling in field crops and vegetables.
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D. (2016). California Fertilization Guidelines (various crops).
  • Lazicki, P.; Geisseler, D. (2016). Plant tissue sampling in orchards and vineyards.
  • Geisseler, D.; Lazicki, P., et al. (2015). Field-specific nitrogen fertilization adjustments.

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