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CURRICULUM VITAE OF JIM SELF

Jim Self PhotoRANK: Manager Soil, Water, and Plant Testing Lab
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: 1989
EDUCATION:
B.S. 1974 Colorado State University
M.S. 1977 University of Missouri-Columbia
Ph.D. 1988 University of Arizona

AREAS OF EXPERTISE (Salary funding - CE: 4 mo, Contract: 8 mo):
Soil, water and plant analysis for the determination of nutrients and heavy metals.
Fertilizer recommendations.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND/OR CREATIVE WORKS:
J.R. Self. 1993. Soil Testing for boron on alkaline soil, Chapter 7 in Boron and it’s role in crop production. U.C. Gupton ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton.

Rodriguez, J.B., J.R. Self, and P.N. Soltanpour. 1994.Optimal conditions for phosphorus analysis by the ascorbic acid-molybdenum blue method.   Soil  Science  Society of America Journal 58:866-870.

Rodriguez, J.B., J.R. Self, G.A. Peterson, D.G. Westfall, and S.M. Workman. 1995.

Comparison of extractable phosphorus from two sulfuric acid methods with the Mehlich phosphorus test number one. Comm. Soil Sci. and  Plant Analysis 26:3165-3173.

Jackson, M.B, C.W. Lee, M.A. Schumacher, M.E. Duysen, J.R. Self, and R.C. Smith. 1995. Micronutrient toxicity in buffalograss. Journal of Plant Nutrition 18: 1337-1349.

Rivard, C.J., J.B. Rodriguez, N.J. Nagle, J.R. Self, B.D. Day, P.N. Soltanpour, and R.A.Nieves. 1995. Anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste: Utility of process residues as a soil amendment. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 51/52:125-135.
Bowman, R.A., J.B. Rodriguez, and J.R. Self. 1998. Comparison of methods to estimate occluded and resistant soil phosphorus. Soil Sci. Soc. Of Amer. J. 62: 338-342.

EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS:
Services of the Colorado State University Soil Testing Laboratory, P.N. Soltanpour, and J.R. Self. 11/98. Number 0.507.
Domestic water quality criteria, J.R. Self. 2/98. Number 0.513.
Nitrates in drinking water, J.R. Self, and R.M. Waskom. 1992. Number 0.517.
Soil sampling, J.R. Self and P.N. Poltanpour. 9/95. Number 0.500.
Plant analysis, R.H. Follett, S.M. Workman, J. Mortvedt and J.R. Self. 10/97. Number 0.116

TOTAL PUBLICATIONS AND/OR CREATIVE WORKS (through 1998):
Book chapters: 1
Referred journal articles: 6
Non-technical: 43

COURSES TAUGHT:
Soil Testing Methods (SC564)

SELECTED SERVICE AND/OR OUTREACH ACTIVITIES:
ASA 5877 Committee on Soil Testing
Soil Testing and fertilization recommendation committees in Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences
Colorado Water Utility Council