Research Results

  1. Bayala, R., I. Diedhiou, N. A. Bogie, M. B. H. Bright3; Y. Ndour Badiane, R. P. Dick. 2021. Intercropping with Guiera senegalensis in a semi-arid area to mitigate early-season abiotic stress in A. hypogea and P. glaucum. J. Agron. Crop Sci. (in press).

  2. Badiane, A.N., A. Faye, C.F. Yamoah, and R.P. Dick. 2000. Compost and mineral fertilizers for millet production by farmers in semi-arid Senegal.  Biol. Ag. Hort. 19:219-230.

  3. Bogie Nathaniel A., Bayala Roger, Diedhiou Ibrahima, Conklin Martha H., Fogel Marilyn L., Dick Richard P., Ghezzehei Teamrat A. 2018. Hydraulic Redistribution by Native Sahelian Shrubs: Bioirrigation to Resist In-Season Drought. Front Env. Sci. Vol 6, 18Sep18. 

  4. Bogie, Nathan, Roger Bayala, Ibrahima Diedhiou, Richard P. Dick, Teamrat A. Ghezzehei. 2018. Alteration of soil physical properties and processes after ten years of intercropping with native shrubs in the Sahel. Soil & Tillage Research 182:153-163.

  5. Bogie, N.A., R. Bayala, I. Diedhiou, R. P. Dick andl T. A. Ghezzehei. 2019. Intercropping with two native woody shrubs improves water status and development of interplanted groundnut and pearl millet in the Sahel. Plant Soil.

  6. Bright, B, I. Diedhioub, R. Bayala, K. Assigbetse, L. Chapuis-Lardy, Y. Ndourc, R.P. Dick. 2017 Long-term Piliostigma reticulatum intercropping in the Sahel: Crop productivity, carbon sequestration, nutrient cycling, and soil quality. Ag. Ecosyt. & Envion, 242: 9–22.

  7. Bright, M.B., I. Diedhiou, R. Bayala, N. Bogie, L. Chapuis-Lardy, T. A. Ghezzehei, C. Jourdan, M.S. Donatien, Y.B. Ndour, L. Cournac, R.P. Dic. 2021. An overlooked local resource: Shrub-intercropping for food production, drought resistance, and ecosystem restoration in the Sahel. Agriculture, Ecosystem & Environment, Volume 319.

  8. Chapuis-Lardy, L, S. Diakhaté,, D. Djigal, A.O. Ba, P. Dick, P. M. Sembe and D. Masse, 2015. Potential of Sahelian Native Shrub Materials to Suppress the Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus dihystera. Journal of Nematology 47:214–217.

  9. Debenport S, Assigbetse K, Bayala R, Chapuis-Lardy L, Dick RP, McSpadden Gardener BB. 2015. Association of Shifting populations in the root-zone microbiome of millet associated with enhanced crop productivity in the Sahel. Applied and Environmental Microbiology Vol. 18, 8: 2841-2851.

  10. Diack, M., M. Sene, A. N. Badiane, M. Diatta, and R. P. Dick. 2011. Decomposition of a native shrub (Piliostigma reticulatum) litter in soils of Semiarid Senegal. J. of  Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation 14(3):205-218.

  11. Diack, M., M. Sene, A. N. Badiane, M. Diatta, and R. P. Dick. 2000. Decomposition of a native shrub (Piliostigma reticulatum) litter in soils of Semiarid Senegal. J. of  Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation 14(3):205-218.

  12. Diatta, Sally , Sidy Diakhaté, Hassna Founoune-Mboup, Charlotte J. Alster, Diégane Diouf, Richard P. Dick5, Lydie Chapuis-Lardy, Laurent Cournac, Ndeye Yacine Badiane-Ndour. 2019. Temporal Microbial response to Wetting-Drying Cycles in Soils to within and outside the influence of a shrub in the Sahel. Open Journal of Soil Science 9:284-297

  13. Diakhaté, S., C. Villenave c, N.H. Diallo d, A.O. Ba e, D. Djigal f, D. Masse a, P.M. Sembène, and L. Chapuis-Lardy. 2013. The influence of a shrub-based intercropping system on the soil nematofauna when growing millet in Senegal. European J Soil Biology. 57:35-41.

  14. Diakhate, Sidy, Ph.D; Mariama Gueye; Tiphaine  Chevallier, Ph.D; Ndeye-Hélène Diallo, Ph.D; Komi Assigbetse, Ph.D; Josiane Abadie; Mahecor  Diouf; Dominique Masse, Ph.D; Pape Mbacké Sembène, Ph.D; Ndeye-Yacine B Ndour, Ph.D; Richard P Dick, Ph.D; Lydie Chapuis-Lardy. 2016. Soil microbial functional capacity and diversity in a millet-shrub intercropping system of semi-arid Senegal. J. Arid Environments 129:71-79.

  15. Diakhaté, Sidy, Ndeye-Yacine Badiane-Ndour, Hassna Founoune-Mboup, Sally Diatta, Abdoulaye Fofana Fall, Rebacca Hernandez, Laurent Cournac, Richard Dick, Lydie Chapuis-Lardy. 2016. Impact of Simulated Drought Stress on Soil Microbiology, and Nematofauna in a Native Shrub + Millet Intercropping System in Senegal. Journal of Soil Science 6:189-203b.

  16. Diedhiou, S., A.N. Badiane, I. Diedhiou, M. Khoum, A.N.S Samba, M. Sène and R.P. Dick. 2009. Decomposition and spatial microbial heterogeneity associated with native shrubs in soils of agroecosystems in semi-arid Senegal. Pedobiologia 52:273-286.

  17. Diedhiou, S , E.L. Dossa, A.N. Badiane, K.B. Assigbetsee, I. Diedhiou, N.A.S. Ndiaye, M. Khouma, M. Sène and R.P. Dick. 2013.  Microbiology and macrofaunal activity in soil beneath shrub canopies during residue decomposition in agroecosystems of the Sahel. Soil Science Soc. Am. J. 77:501-511.

  18. Diedhiou, S, Komi B. Assigbetsee, Arfang O. K. Goudiaby, Ibrahima Diedhiou, Aminata N. Badiane, Modou Sène, Mamadou Khouma, Arona N. S. Samba, Richard P. Dick. 2020. Arid Agroecosystem Shrubs Enhance Enzyme Activities during the Dry Season.  Am. J. Plant Sci.11:180-188.

  19. Diedhiou, Sire, Komi B. Assigbetsee, Aminata Badiane, Ibrahima Diedhiou, Aminata N. Badiane, Mamadou Khouma,  and Richard P. Dick. 2021. Spatial and temporal distribution of soil microbial properties in two shrub intercrop systems of the Sahel. Frontiers in Sust. Food Syst. http://doi : 10.3389/fsufs.2021.621689 

  20. Dossa, E.L. M. Khouma, I. Diedhiou, M. Sene, F. Kizito, A.N. Badiane, S.A.N. Samba, and R.P. Dick. Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus mineralization potential of semiarid Sahelian soils amended with native shrub residues Geoderma 148:251–260

  21. Dossa, E. L., J. Baham, M. Khouma, M. Sene, F. Kizito, R.P. Dick. 2009. Phosphorus Sorption and Desorption in  Semiarid Soils of Senegal Amended with Native Shrub Residues Soil Science 173:669-682.

  22. Dossa, E.L., S. Diedhiou, J. E. Compton, K. B. Assigbetse and R. P. Dick. 2010. Spatial patterns of P fractions and chemical properties in soils of two native shrub communities in Senegal. Plant Soil. 327:185-198.

  23. Dossa, E.L., I. Diedhiou, M. Khouma, M. Sene, A. Lufafa, F. Kizito, S. A. N. Samba, A. N. Badiane, S. Diedhiou, and R. P. Dick. 2012. Crop Productivity and Nutrient Dynamics in a Shrub (Guiera senegalensis)–Based Farming System of the Sahel. Agron. J 104:1255–1264.

  24. Dossa Ekwe L., I. Diedhiou, M. Khouma, M. Sene, A. N. Badiane, N.A.S. Ndiaye, K. B. Assigbetse, S. Sall, A. Lufafa, F. Kizito, R.P. Dick, and J. Saxena. 2013. Crop Productivity and Nutrient Dynamics in a Shrub (Piliostigma reticulatum)-Based Farming System of the Sahel.  J. Agron. 105:1237-1246.

  25. Hernandez, R.R , S.J. Debenport, M.C. Leewis, F. Ndoye, I.E. Nkenmogne, A. Soumare, M. Thuita, M. Gueye, E. Miambi , L. Chapuis-Lardy, I. Diedhiou, R.P. Dick. 2015. The native shrub, Piliostigma reticulatum, as an ecological “resource island” for mango trees in the Sahel. Ag Ecosys & Environ 204:51–61.

  26. Iyamuremye, F., V. Gewin, R.P. Dick, M.Diack, M.Sene, A.N. Badiane, and M. Diatta. 2012. Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus mineralization of agroforestry plant residues in soils of Senegal. J. of Arid Soil Research and Rehabilitation 14:359-371.

  27. Kizito, F., M. Senè, M. I. Dragila, A. Lufafa, I. Diedhiou, E. Dossa, R. Cuenca, J. Selker, R. P. Dick. 2007. Soil water balance of annual crop-native shrub systems in Senegal’s Peanut Basin. Ag. Water Management 90:137 – 148.

  28. Kizito, F.; Dragila, M.; Sene, M.; Lufafa, A.; Diedhiou, I.; Dick, R.P.; Selker, J.S., Dossa, E. 2006. Seasonal soil water variation and root patterns between two semi-arid shrubs co-existing with Pearl millet in Senegal, West Africa. Journal of Arid Environments. 67:436-455.

  29. Kizito, F., M. I. Dragila, M. Senè, R. J. Brooks, F. C. Meinzer, I. Diedhiou, M. Diouf,, A. Lufafa, R.P. Dick, J. Selker, R. H Cuenca. 2012. Hydraulic Redistribution by Two Semi-arid Shrub Species: Implications for Sahelian Agro-ecosystems. J. Aird Environments. 83:69-77.

  30. Lufafa, A., I. Diédhiou, S. Ndiaye, M. Séné, M. Khouma, F. Kizito, R.P. Dick, and J.S. Noller. 2008. Carbon stocks and patterns in native shrub communities of Sénégal’s Peanut Basin. Geoderma 146: 75-82.

  31. Lufafa, A., Wright, D., Bolte, J., Diédhiou, I., Khouma, M., Kizito, F., Dick, R.P., Noller, J.S., 2008. Regional carbon stocks and dynamics in native woody shrub communities of Senegal’s Peanut Basin. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 128:1–11.

  32. Lufafa, A.; Diedhiou, I.; Ndiaye, N.A.S.; Sene, M.; Kizito, F.; Dick, R.P.; Noller, J. 2009. Allometric relationships and peak-season community biomass stocks of native shrubs in Senegal's Peanut Basin. Journal of Arid Environments. 73:260-266

  33. Mason, Laura, Spencer Debenport, Chelsea DeLay, Ibrahima Diedhiou, Brian B. McSpadden Gardener, Komi B. Assigbetsee, Virginia Rich and Richard P Dick. 2022. Microbial community shifts in pearl millet root zone soils with Guiera senegalensis intercropping along a rainfall and soil type gradient in the Sahel. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. (in press).

  34. Sall S.N., Ndour N.D.Y., Diedhiou-Sall S., Dick R., and Chotte J.L. 2015. Microbial response to salinity stress in a tropical sandy soil amended with native shrub residues or inorganic fertilizer. Journal of Environmental Management, 161: 30–37