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Marianne Bischoff Gray


  • Research Soil Microbiologist

Selected Publications

Tong, Z., Bischoff, M., Nies, L., Applegate, B., & Turco, R. (in press). Impact of Fullerene (C60) on a soil microbial community. Environmental Science & Technology.

Joynt, J., Bischoff, M., Turco, R., Konopka, A., & Nakatsu, C. (2006). Microbial community analysis of soils contaminaed with lead, chromium and petroleum hydrocarbons. Microbial Ecology, 51, 209-219.

Bischoff, M., Lee, L., & Turco, R. (2005). Accelerated Degradation of N,N'-Dibutylurea (DBU) Upon Repeated Application. Biodegradation, 16(3), 265-273.

Shi, W., Bischoff, M., Turco, R., & Konopka, A. (2005). Microbial catabolic diversity in soils contaminated with hydrocarbons and heavy metals. Environmental Science and Technology, 39(7), 1974-1979.

Bischoff, M., Sassman, S., Lee, L., & Turco, R. (2004). Assessing N,N-dibutylurea(DBU) formation in soils after application of n-butylisocyanate and benlate fungicides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 52(4), 747-754.

Bischoff, M., Moorman, T., & Turco, R. (2004). Degradation and binding of atrazine in surface and subsurface soils. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 52(24), 7382-7388. Retrieved from

Bischoff, M., Lee, L., Sassman, S., & Turco, R. (2004). Degradation of N,N '-dibutylurea (DBU) in soils treated with only DBU and DBU-Fortified Benlate Fungicides. Journal of Environmental Quality, 33(5), 1771-1778.

Bischoff, M., Sigler, W., & Turco, R. (2003). Sorption and degradation of selected fungicides in the turfgrass canopy. Water, Air and Soil Pollution, 142(4-Jan), 311-326.

Bischoff, M., Turco, R., & Konopka, A. (2002). Association of microbial community composition and activity with lead, chromium, and hydrocarbon contamination. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 68(8), 3859-3866.

Shi, W., Bischoff, M., Turco, R., & Konopka, A. (2002). Long-term effects of chromium and lead upon the activity of soil microbial communities. Applied Soil Ecology, 21(2), 169-17.