CURRICULUM VITAE

BAOSHAN XING
Professor/Environmental & Soil Chemistry

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry Department
 

Stockbridge School of Agriculture
20 Stockbridge Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
USA

Voice: (413) 545-5212
Fax: (413) 545-3958
Email bx@umass.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental & Soil Chemistry, University of Alberta, Canada
  • M.Sc., Soil Chemistry & Mineralogy, University of Alberta, Canada
  • B.Sc., Agronomy, Heilongjiang Bayi Agricultural University, China

Employment

  • 2004-present: Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  • 2000-2003: Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  • 1996-1999: Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts.
  • 2004- : Adjunct Professor, China Agricultural University
  • 2010- : Consulting Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology
  • 1999- present: Adjunct Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Massachusetts.
  • 1994-1995: Postdoctoral Research Scientist, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
  • 1990-1994: Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta.
  • 1987-1989: Research Assistant, University of Alberta.

Selected Awards/Honors:

2012: Fellow of Soil Science Society of America

2012: Fellow of Agronomy Society of America

2012: ACSPSNA Distinguished Career Award

2011: The Honorary Chair of International Humic Science & Technology Conference 14

2009: Outstanding Reviewer Award for Environmental Science and Technology

2007: Cheung Kong Scholar, China’s Ministry of Education

2006: Outstanding Research Award from Soil Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy (Northeast Branch).

2005: Outstanding Overseas Young Scientist Award, National Science Foundation of China.

2005: Listed in "Who's Who in America" and "Who's Who in Science and Engineering".

2004: Overseas Young Scientist Award, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, CAS.

2003: Outstanding Researcher Award, the College of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

2003: Early promotion to full professor; approved in 2004.

2000: Faculty Research Conference travel Awards (Twice).

1999: Early promotion to associate professor; approved in 2000.
1995: CSSS Conference Travel Award, CSSS Meetings, Quebec city.
1992-94: The Queen Elizabeth II Doctoral Fellowships in Environmental Studies, Canada.
1993: Margaret (Peg) Brown Awards in Environmental Studies, University of Alberta.
1992: Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize, University of Alberta.
1992: MacAllister Scholarship in Agriculture, University of Alberta.
1992: Mary Lousie Imrie Graduate Award, University of Alberta.
1991-92: The Province of Alberta Graduate Fellowships, University of Alberta.
1990: The Graduate Research Travel Awards, University of Alberta.

 

Professional/Scientific Societies:

Technical Editor, Journal of Environmental Quality

Editorial Board, Environmental Pollution

Editorial Board, Chemosphere

Editorial Board, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis

Editorial Board, Pedosphere

Editorial Board, Terrestrial Environmental Toxicology Domain of TheScientificWorld Journal

American Society of Agronomy

International Union of Soil Science

International Humic Substances Society

Soil Science Society of America

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Environmental Chemistry Division, ACS

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

 

Books:

Xing, B.S., Senesi, N., and P.M. Huang. 2011. Biophysico-Chemical Processes of Anthropogenic Organic Compounds in Environmental Systems. Wiley, NJ; pages: 572.

Wu, F. and B.S. Xing. 2010. Natural Organic Matter and its Ecological and Environmental Functions. China Geological Science Press, Beijing; pages: 355.

Senesi, N., B. Xing and P.M. Huang. 2009. Biophysico-Chemical Processes Involving Natural Nonliving Organic Matter in Environmental Systems. Wiley, NJ; pages: 876.

Wu, F.C. and B.S. Xing. 2009. Natural Organic Matter and its Significance in the Environment. Science Press, Beijing, ISBN: 978-7-03-023874-0; pages: 325.

 

Refereed Journal Publications:

(A total of over 200, ranked in the top 1% of cited authors for journals in Environment and Ecology with a h-index currently at 45)

 

Wang, Z.Y., X.Y, Xie, J. Zhao, X.Y. Liu, W.Q. Feng, J.C. White and B. Xing. 2012. Xylem- and phloem-based transport of CuO nanoparticles in maize (Zea mays L.). Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(8): 4434-4441.

Zhu, Z.J., H.H. Wang, B. Yan, H. Zheng, Y. Jiang, O.R. Miranda, V.M. Rotello, B.S. Xing and R.W. Vachet. 2012. Effect of surface charge on the uptake and distribution of gold nanoparticles in four plant species. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 12391-12398.

De La Torre-Roche, R. J. Hawthorne, Y.Q. Deng, B.S. Xing, W. Cai, L.A. Newman, C. Wang, X. Ma and J.C. White. 2012. Fullerene-Enhanced Accumulation of p,p′-DDE in Agricultural Crop Species. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 9315-9323.

Guo, X.Y. X.L. Wang, X.Z. Zhou, X.Z. Kong, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2012. Sorption of four hydrophobic organic compounds by three chemically distinct polymers: Role of chemical and physical composition. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 7252-7259.

Zhao, J., Z.Y. Wang, H. Mashayekhi, P. Mayer, B. Chefetz and B. Xing. 2012. Pulmonary surfactant suppressed phenanthrene adsorption on carbon nanotubes through solubilization and competition as examined by passive dosing technique. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 5369-5377.

Atha, D.H. H.H. Wang, E.J. Petersen, D. Cleveland, R.D. Holbrook, P. Jaruga, M. Dizdaroglu, B. Xing and B.C. Nelson. 2012. Copper oxide nanoparticle mediated DNA damage in terrestrial plant models. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 1819-1827.

Pan, B. and B. Xing. 2012. Applications and implications of manufactured nanoparticles in soils: a review. European Journal of Soil Science, 63, 437-456.

Zhou, Z.H., L. Shu, H.B. Zhao, X.Y. Guo, X.L. Wang, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2012. Suspending multi-walled carbon nanotubes by humic acids from a peat soil. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 3891-3897.

Sun, K. J. Jin, M. Keiluweit, M. Kleber, Z.Y. Wang, Z.Z. Pan and B.S. Xing. 2012. Polar and aliphatic domains regulate sorption of phthalic acid esters (PAEs) to biochars. Bioresour. Technol. 118(1): 110-127.

Pan, B., P. Huang, M. Wu, Z.Y. Wang, P. Wang, X.C. Jiao and B. Xing. 2012. Physicochemical and sorption properties of thermally-treated sediments with high organic matter content. Bioresour. Technol. 103: 367-373.

Lin, D.H., X.L. Tian, T.T. Li, Z.Y. Zhang, X. He and B. Xing. 2012. Surface-bound humic acid increased Pb2+ sorption on carbon nanotubes. Environ. Pollut. 167: 138-147.

Sun, C. B. Gao, K.S. Ro, J.M. Novak, Z.Y. Wang, S. Herbert and B. Xing. 2012. Assessment of herbicide sorption by biochars and organic matter associated with soil and sediment. Environ. Pollut. 163: 167-173.

Pan, B., X.J. Han, M. Wu, H.B. Peng, D. Zhang, H. Li and B. Xing. 2012. Temperature dependence of ofloxacin fluorescence quenching and complexation by Cu(II). Environ. Pollut. 171: 168-173.

Pan, B., M.Y. Qiu, M. Wu, D. Zhang, H,B. Peng, D. Wu and B. Xing. 2012. The opposite impacts of Cu and Mg cations on dissolved organic matter-ofloxacin interaction. Environ. Pollut. 161: 76-82.

Pan, B., Y. Liu, D. Xiao, F.F. Wu, M. Wu, D. Zhang and B. Xing. 2012. Quantitative identification of dynamic and static quenching of ofloxacin by dissolved organic matter using temperature-dependent kinetic approach. Environ. Pollut. 161: 192-198.

Zhang, D. B. Pan, M. Wu, H. Zhang, H.B. Peng, P. Ning and B. Xing. 2012. Cosorption of organic chemicals with different properties: Their shared and different sorption sites. Environ. Pollut. 160: 178-184.

Peng, H.B., B. Pan, M. Wu, Y. Liu, D. Zhang and B. Xing. 2012. Adsorption of ofloxacin and norfloxacin on carbon nanotubes: Hydrophobicity- and structure-controlled process. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 233-234: 89-96.

Maqbool, F., Z.Y. Wang, Y. Xu, J. Zhao, D.M. Gao, Y.G. Zhao, Z.A. Bhatti and B.S. Xing. 2012. Rhizodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons by Sesbania cannabina in bioaugmented soil with free and immobilized consortium. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 237-238: 262-269.

Peng, H.B., B. Pan, M. Wu, R. Liu, D. Zhang, D. Wu and B. Xing. 2012. Adsorption of ofloxacin on carbon nanotubes: Solubility, pH and cosolvent effects. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 211-212: 342-348.

Liu, W.X., F.F. Cheng, W.B. Li, B. Xing and S. Tao. 2012. Desorption behaviors of BDE-28 and BDE-47 from natural soils with different organic carbon contents. Environ. Pollut. 163: 235-242.

Wu, F.C., J.Y. Guo, H. Chang, H.Q. Liao, X.L. Zhao, B.X. Mai and B. Xing. 2012. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and decabromodiphenylethane in sediments from twelve lakes in China. Environ. Pollut. 162: 262-268.

Deng, S.B., Q.Y. Zhang, Y. Nie, H.R. Wei, B. Wang, J. Huang, G. Yu and B. Xing. 2012. Sorption mechanisms of perfluorinated compounds on carbon nanotubes. Environ. Pollut. 168: 138-144.

Mashayekhi, H., S. Ghosh, P. Du and B. Xing. 2012. Effect of natural organic matter on aggregation behavior of C60 fullerene in water. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 374: 111-117.

Wu, W.H., W. Jiang, W.X. Xia, K. Yang and B. Xing. 2012. Influence of pH and surface oxygen-containing groups on multiwalled carbon nanotubes on the transformation and adsorption of 1-naphthol. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 374: 226-231.

Wu, D., B. Pan, M. Wu, H.B. Peng, D. Zhang and B. Xing. 2012. Coadsorption of Cu and sulfamethoxazole on hydroxylized and graphitized carbon nanotubes. Science of The Total Environment, 427-428: 247-252.

Kim, K.T., M.-H. Jang, J.-Y. Kim, B. Xing, R.L. Tanguay, B.-G. Lee and S.D. Kim. 2012. Embryonic toxicity changes of organic nanomaterials in the presence of natural organic matter. Science of The Total Environment, 426:423-429.

Yang, Y., L. Shu, X.L. Wang, B. Xing and S. Tao. 2012. Mechanisms regulating bioavailability of phenanthrene sorbed on a peat soil-origin humic substance. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 31: 1431-1437.

Song, L., K. Yang, W. Jiang, P. Du and B. Xing. 2012. Adsorption of bovine serum albumin on nano and bulk oxide particles in deionized water. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 91: 341-346.

Wu, F.C., F.H. Sun, S. Wu, Y.B. Yan and B. Xing. 2012. Removal of antimony(III) from aqueous solution by freshwater cyanobacteria Microcystis biomass. Chemical Engineering Journal. 18: 172-179.

Schomberg, H.H., J.W. Gaskin, K. Harris, K.C. Das, J.M. Novak, W.J. Busscher, D.W. Watts, R.H. Woodroof, I.M. Lima, M. Ahmedna, D. Rehrah and B. Xing. 2012. Influence of biochar on nitrogen fractions in a coastal plain soil. J. Environ. Qual. 41: 1087-1095.

Ni, J.Z., J.J. Pignatello and B Xing. 2011. Adsorption of aromatic carboxylate ions to black carbon (biochar) is accompanied by proton exchange with water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(21): 9240-9248.

Wang, X.L., L. Shu, Y.Q. Wang, B.B, Xu, Y.C. Bai, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2011. Sorption of peat humic acids to multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(21): 9276-9283.

Zhao, J., Z.Y. Wang, X.Y. Liu, X.Y. Xie, K. Zhang and B. Xing. 2011. Distribution of CuO nanoparticles in juvenile carp (Cyprinus carpio) and their potential toxicity. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 197: 304- 310.

Wang, Z.Y., J. Zhao, L. Song, H. Mashayekhi, B. Chefetz and B. Xing. 2011. Adsorption and desorption of phenanthrene on carbon nanotubes in simulated gastrointestinal fluids. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(14): 6018-6024.

Wang, Z.Y., J. Li, J. Zhao and B. Xing. 2011. Toxicity and internalization of CuO nanoparticles to prokaryotic alga Microcystis aeruginosa as affected by dissolved organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(14): 6032-6040.

Wang, H.H., X.M. Kou, Z.G. Pei, J.Q. Xiao, X.Q. Shan and B. Xing. 2011. Physiological effects of magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles on perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) and pumpkin (Cucurbita mixta) plants. Nanotoxicology. 5(1): 30-42.

Wang, X.L., X.Y. Guo, Y. Yang, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2011. Sorption mechanisms of phenanthrene, lindane, and atrazine with various humic acid fractions from a single soil sample. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(6): 2124-2130.

Yang, Y. L. Shu, X.L. Wang, B. Xing and S. Tao. 2011. Impact of de-ashing humic acid and humin on organic matter structural properties and sorption mechanisms of phenanthrene. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45: 3996-4002.

Ghosh, S. W. Jiang, J.D. McClements and B. Xing. 2011. Colloidal stability of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: Influence of natural organic matter and synthetic polyelectrolytes. Langmuir 27, 8036-8043.

Sun, K., M. Keiluweit, M. Kleber, Z.Z. Pan and B. Xing. 2011. Sorption of fluorinated herbicides to plant biomass-derived biochars as a function of molecular structure. Bioresour. Technol. 102(21): 9897-9903.

Sun, K., K. Ro, M.X. Guo, J. Novak, H. Mashayekhi and B. Xing. 2011. Sorption of bisphenol A, 17α-ethinyl estradiol and phenanthrene on thermally and hydrothermally produced biochars. Bioresour. Technol. 102: 5757-5763.

Oleszczuk, P., I. Jośko and B. Xing. 2011. The toxicity to plants of the sewage sludges containing multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 186: 436-442.

Oleszczuk, P. and B. Xing. 2011. Influence of anionic, cationic and nonionic surfactants on adsorption and desorption of oxytetracycline by ultrasonically treated and non-treated multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Chemosphere 85(8): 1312-1317.

Wang, Z.Y, Y. Xu, J. Zhao, F.M. Li, D.M. Gao and B. Xing. 2011. Remediation of petroleum contaminated soils through composting and rhizosphere degradation. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 190: 677-685.

Lian, F., F. Huang, W. Chen, B. Xing and L.Y. Zhu. 2011. Sorption of apolar and polar organic contaminants by waste tire rubber and its chars in single- and bi-solute systems. Environ. Pollut. 159(4): 850-857.

Li, W.X., W.B. Li, B. Xing, J.L. Chen and S. Tao. 2011. Sorption isotherms of brominated diphenyl ethers on natural soils with different organic carbon fractions. Environ. Pollut. 159(10): 2355-2358.

Xu, L.B., F.C. Wu, G.J. Wan, H.Q. Liao, X.L. Zhao and B. Xing. 2011. Relationship between 210Pbex activity and sedimentary organic carbon in sediments of 3 Chinese lakes. Environ. Pollut. 155(12): 3462-3467.

Pan, B., S. Tao, D. Wu, D. Zhang, H.B. Peng and B. Xing. 2011. Phenanthrene sorption/desorption sequences provide new insight to explain high sorption coefficients in field studies. Chemosphere. 84: 1578-1583.

Sun, F.H., F.C. Wu, H.Q. Liao and B. Xing. 2011. Biosorption of antimony(V) by freshwater cyanobacteria Microcystis biomass: Chemical modification and biosorption mechanisms. Chemical Engineering Journal. 171: 1082-1090.

Lian, F., B. Xing and L.Y. Zhu. 2011. Comparative study on composition, structure, and adsorption behavior of activated carbons derived from different synthetic waste polymers. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 360: 725-730.

Van Vleek, B., D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2011. Investigation of distribution of soil antimony using sequential extraction and antimony complexed to soil-derived humic acids molar mass fractions extracted from various depths in a shooting range soil. Microchemical Journal, 97(1): 68-73.

Yang K. and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption of organic compounds by carbon nanomaterials in aqueous phase: Polanyi theory and its application. Chemical Review. 110(10): 5989-6008.

Pan, B. and B. Xing. 2010. Manufactured nanoparticles and their sorption of organic chemicals. Advances in Agronomy. 108: 137-181.

Wang, F., J. Yao, K. Sun and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption of dialkyl phthalate esters on carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(18): 6985-6991.

Zhang, D., B. Pan, H. Zhang, P. Ning and B. Xing 2010. Contribution of different sulfamethoxazole species to their overall adsorption on functionalized carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(10): 3806-3811.

Jiang, W., K. Yang, R.W. Vachet and B. Xing. 2010. Interaction between oxide nanoparticles and biomolecules of bacterial cell envelope as examined by infrared spectroscopy. Langmuir. 26(23): 18071-18077.

Yang, Y., L. Shu, X.L. Wang, B. Xing and S. Tao. 2010. Effects of composition and domain arrangement of biopolymer components of soil organic matter on the bioavailability of phenanthrene. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(9): 3339-3344.

Wang, Z.Y., Y.D. Yu, B. Pan and B. Xing. 2010. Norfloxacin sorption and its thermodynamics on surface-modified carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(3): 978-984.

Yang, K. Q.F. Jing, W.H. Wu, L.Z. Zhu and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption and conformation of a cationic surfactant on single-walled carbon nanotubes and their influence on naphthalene Sorption. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(2): 681-687.

Yang, K., W.H. Wu, Q.F. Jing, W. Jiang and B. Xing. 2010. Competitive adsorption of naphthalene with 2,4-dichlorophenol and 4-chloroaniline on multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(8): 3021-3027.

Tao, T., D.Y. Zhang, Y. Lu, L. Li, J.N. Ding, Y. Yang, Y.F. Yang, X.L. Wang, W.L. Liu and B. Xing. 2010. Mobility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the gastrointestinal tract assessed using an in vitro digestion model with sorption rectification. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(14): 5608-5612.

Arp, H.P., S.T.J. Droge, S. Endo, W.Giger, K.-U. Goss, S.B. Hawthorne, S.A. Mabury, P. Mayer, M.S. Mclachlan, J.F. Pankow, R.P. Schwarzenbach, F.Wania and B. Xing. 2010. More of EPA’s SPARC online calculator−the need for high-quality predictions of chemical properties. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(14): 4400-4401.

Wang, X.L., Y. Liu, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2010. Relative importance of multiple mechanisms in sorption of organic compounds by multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Carbon, 48(13): 3721-3728.

Lin, D.H., N. Liu, K. Yang, B. Xing and F.C. Wu. 2010. Different stabilities of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in fresh surface water samples. Environ. Pollut. 158: 1270-1274.

Hou, J., B. Pan, X.K. Niu, J.Z. Chen and B. Xing. 2010. Sulfamethoxazole sorption by sediment fractions in comparison to pyrene and bisphenol A. Environ. Pollut. 158: 2826-2832.

Sun , K. B. Gao, Z.Y. Zhang, G.X. Zhang, Y. Zhao and B. Xing. 2010. Sorption of atrazine and phenanthrene by organic matter fractions in soil and sediment. Environ. Pollut. 158: 3520-3526.

Liu, W.X., W.B. Li, J. Hu, X. Ling, B. Xing, J.L. Chen and S. Tao. 2010. Sorption kinetic characteristics of polybrominated diphenyl ethers on natural soils Environ. Pollut. 158: 2815-2820.

Pan, B. and B. Xing. 2010. Competitive and complementary adsorption of bisphenol A and 17α-ethinyl estradiol on carbon nanomaterials. J. Agric. Food Chem. 58(14): 8338-8343.

Bai, Y.C., D.H. Lin, F.C. Wu, Z.Y. Wu and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption of Triton X-series surfactants and its role in stabilizing multi-walled carbon nanotube suspensions. Chemosphere, 79: 362-367.

Lin, D.H., X.L. Tian, F.C. Wu and B. Xing. 2010. Fate and transport of engineered nanomaterials in the environment. J. Environ. Qual. 39:1896-1908.

Lowry, G.V., E.M. Hotze, E.S. Bernhardt, D.D. Dionysiou, J.A. Pedersen, M.R. Wiesner and B. Xing. 2010. Environmental occurrences, behavior, fate, and ecological effects of nanomaterials: An introduction to the special series. J. Environ. Qual. 39:1867-1874.

Wang, Z.Y., K. Zhang, J. Zhao, X.Y. Liu and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption and inhibition of butyrylcholinesterase by different engineered nanoparticles. Chemosphere, 79 (2010) 86-92.

Ghosh, S., Hamid Mashayekhi, P. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2010. Colloidal stability of Al2O3 nanoparticles as affected by coating of structurally different humic acids. Langmuir, 26 (2): 873-879.

Liu, W.X., S.S. Xu, B. Xing, B, Pan and S. Tao. 2010. Nonlinear binding of phenanthrene to the extracted fulvic acid fraction in soil in comparison with other organic matter fractions and to the whole soil sample. Environ. Pollut. 158 (2010) 566-575.

Yang, K., L.Z. Zhu and B. Xing. 2010. Sorption of phenanthrene by nanosized alumina coated with sequentially extracted humic acids. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 17:410-419.

Sun, K. B. Gao, Z.Y. Zhang, G.X. Zhang, X.T. Liu, Y. Zhao and B. Xing. 2010. Sorption of endocrine disrupting chemicals by condensed organic matter in soils and sediments. Chemosphere, 80(7): 709-715.

Pan., B. and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption kinetics of 17a-ethinyl estradiol and bisphenol A on carbon nanomaterials: I. Several concerns regarding pseudo-first order and pseudo-second order models. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 10:838-844.

Pan., B., K. Sun and B. Xing. 2010. Adsorption kinetics of 17a-ethinyl estradiol and bisphenol A on carbon nanomaterials: II. Concentration-dependent adsorption kinetics. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 10:845-854.

Lin, D.R., L.J. Hu., H. You, D. Sarkar, B. Xing and K. Shetty. 2010. Initial screening studies on potential of high phenolic-linked plant clonal systems for nitrate removal in cold latitudes. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 10:923-932.

Shechter, M., B. Xing and B. Chefetz. 2010. Cutin and cutan biopolymers: Their role as natural sorbents. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74(4): 1139-1146.

Wang, Z.Y., Y.Z. Xin, D.M. Gao, F.M. Li, J. Morgan and B. Xing. 2010. Microbial community characteristics in a degraded wetland of the Yellow River Delta. Pedosphere, 20(4): 466-478.

Pan, B., S. Tao, R.W. Dawson and B Xing. 2010. Formation of organo-mineral complexes as affected by particle size, pH, and dry-wet cycles. Australian J. of Soil Research. 48(8): 713-719.  

Hou, X.Y., X.Z. Han, H.B. Li and B Xing. 2010. Composition and organic carbon distribution of organo-mineral complex in Black soil under different land uses and management systems. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 41 (9): 1129 - 1143.

Oleszczuk, P., B. Pan and B. Xing. 2009. Adsorption and desorption of oxytetracycline and carbamazepine by multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43 (24): 9167-9173.

Chefetz, B. and B. Xing. 2009. Relative role of aliphatic and aromatic moieties as sorption domains for organic compounds: A review. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(6): 1680-1688.

Yang, K. and B. Xing. 2009. Sorption of phenanthrene by humic acid-coated nanosized TiO2 and ZnO. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(6): 1845-1851.

Wang, X.L., S. Tao and B. Xing. 2009. Sorption and competition of aromatic compounds and humic acid on multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43: 6214-6219.

Tao, S., J. Cao, W.T. Wang, J.Y. Zhao, W. Wang, Z.H. Wang, H.Y. Cao and B. Xing. 2009. A passive sampler with improved performance for collecting gaseous and particulate phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in air. Environ. Sci. Technol. 43(11): 4124-4129.

Yang, K., D.H. Lin and B. Xing. 2009. Interactions of humic acid with nanosized inorganic oxides. Langmuir, 25(6): 3571-3576.

Lin, D.H., N. Liu, K.Yang, L.Z. Zhu, Y. Xu and B. Xing. 2009. The effect of ionic strength and pH on the stability of tannic acid-facilitated carbon nanotube suspensions. Carbon, 47: 2875-2882.

Pan, B., P. Ning and B. Xing. 2009. Humic substances. Part V: Sorption of pharmaceuticals and personal care products. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 16: 106-116.

Tharayil, N., P. Bhowmik, P. Alpert, E. Walker, D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2009. Dual purpose secondary compounds: phytotoxin of Centaurea diffusa also facilitates nutrient uptake. New Phytologist 181: 424-434.

Jiang, W., H. Mashayekhi and B. Xing. 2009. Bacterial toxicity comparison between nano- and micro-scaled oxide particles. Environ. Pollut. 157:1619-1625.

Wang, H.H., R.L. Wick and B. Xing. 2009. Toxicity of nanoparticulate and bulk ZnO, Al2O3 and TiO2 to the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Environ. Pollut. 157: 1171-1177.

Yang, K. and B. Xing. 2009. Adsorption of fulvic acid by carbon nanotubes from water. Environ. Pollut. 157: 1095-1100.

Plaza, C., B. Xing, J.M. Fernandez, N. Senesi and A. Polo. 2009. Binding of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by humic acids formed during composting. Environ. Pollut. 157: 257-263.

Ran, Y., K. Sun, B. Xing and C.D. Shen. 2009. Characterization of condensed organic matter in soils and sediments. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73(2): 351-359.

Liu, N., D.H. Lin, H.F. Lu, Y. Xu, M.L. Wu, J. Luo and B. Xing. 2009. Sorption of lead from aqueous solutions by tea wastes. J. Environ. Qual. 38:2260-2266.

Huang, L.Y., Z.Y. Ou, T.B. Boving, J. Tyson and B. Xing. 2009. Sorption of copper by chemically modified aspen wood fibers. Chemosphere, 76(8): 1056-1061.

Wang, Z.Y, J. Zhao. F.M. Li, D.M. Gao and B. Xing. 2009. Adsorption and inhibition of acetylcholinesterase by different nanoparticles. Chemosphere, 77(1): 67-73.

Sun, K., Y. Zhao, B. Gao, X.T. Liu, Z.Y. Zhang and B. Xing. 2009. Organochlorine pesticides and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in irrigated soils of Beijing, China: Levels, inventory and fate. Chemosphere, 77 (9): 1199-1205.

Zaman, M.I, S. Mustafa, S. Khan and B. Xing. 2009. Heavy metal desorption kinetic as affected by anions complexation onto manganese dioxide surfaces. Chemosphere, 77 (6): 747-755.

Zaman, M.I., S. Mustafaa, S. Khan and B. Xing. 2009. Effect of phosphate complexation on Cd2+ sorption by manganese dioxide (β-MnO2). Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 330: 9-19.

Ghosh, S., Z.Y. Wang, S. Kang, P. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2009. Sorption and fractionation of a peat derived humic acid by kaolinite, montmorillonite, and goethite. Pedosphere, 19(1):21-30.

Ostendorf, D.W., B. Xing and N. Kallergis. 2009. Cation exchange in a glacial till drumlin at a road salt storage facility. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 106 ( 3-4): 118-130.

Marwani H.M., M. Lowry, B. Xing, I.M. Warner and R.L. Cook. 2009. Frequency-domain fluorescence lifetime measurements via frequency segmentation and recombination as applied to pyrene with dissolved humic materials. Journal of Fluorescence. 19(1): 41-51.

Hao, L.H., Z.Y. Wang and B. Xing. 2009. Effect of sub-acute exposure to TiO2 nanoparticles on oxidative stress and histopathological changes in Juvenile Carp (Cyprinus carpio). J. Environ. Sci. 21: 1459-1466.

Li, H.B., X.Z. Han, Y.F. Qiao, X.Y. Hou and B. Xing. 2009. Carbon dioxide emission from black soil as influenced by land-use change and long-term fertilization. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 40 (7):1350 - 1368.

Novak, J.M. I. Lima, B. Xing, J.W. Gaskin, C. Steiner, KC. Das, M. Ahmedna, D. Rehrah, D.W. Watts, W.J. Busscher and H. Schomberg. 2009. Characterization of designer biochar produced at different temperatures and their effects on a loamy sand. Annals of Environmental Science. 3: 195-206.

Lin, D.H., J. Ji, X.L. Tian, N. Liu, K. Yang, F.C. Wu, Z.Y. Wang and B Xing. 2009. Environmental behavior and toxicity of engineered nanomaterials. Chinese Sci. Bull. 54: 3590-3604.

Pan, B. and B. Xing. 2008. Adsorption mechanisms of organic chemicals on carbon nanotubes: A critical review. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42 (24): 9005-9013.

Pan, B., P. Ning and B. Xing. 2008. Humic substances. Part IV: Sorption of hydrophobic organic contaminants. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 15:554-564.

Lin, D.H. and B. Xing. 2008. Tannic acid adsorption and its role for stabilizing carbon nanotube suspensions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(15): 5917-5923.

Lin, D.H. and B. Xing. 2008. Root uptake and phytotoxicity of ZnO nanoparticles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(15): 5580-5585.

Lin, D.H. and B. Xing. 2008. Adsorption of phenolic compounds by carbon nanotubes: Role of aromaticity and substitution of hydroxyl groups. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(19); 7254-7259.

Han, Z.T., F. Zhang, D.H. Lin and B. Xing. 2008. Clay minerals affect the stability of surfactant-facilitated carbon nanotube suspensions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(18): 6869-6875.

Ghosh, S., H. Mashayekhi, B. Pan, P. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2008. Colloidal behavior of aluminum oxide nanoparticles as affected by pH and natural organic matter. Langmuir, 24(21): 12385-12391.

Pan, B. S. Ghosh and B. Xing. 2008. Dissolved organic matter conformation and its interaction with pyrene as affected by water chemistry and concentration. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(5): 1594-1599.

Pan, B., D.H. Lin, H. Mashayekhi and B. Xing. 2008. Adsorption and hysteresis of bisphenol A and 17a-ethinyl estradiol on carbon nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(15): 5480-5485.

Wang, X.L., J.L. Lu and B. Xing. 2008. Sorption of organic contaminants by carbon nanotubes: Influence of adsorbed organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:3207-3212.

Wang, X.L., J.L. Lu, M. Xu and B. Xing. 2008. Sorption of pyrene by regular and nanoscaled metal oxide particles: Influence of adsorbed organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42(19); 7267-7272.

Sun, K. Y. Ran, Y. Yang and B. Xing. 2008. Sorption of phenanthrene by nonhydrolyzable organic matter from different size sediment fractions. Environ. Sci. Technol.42(6): 1961-1966.

Kang, S.H. and B. Xing. 2008. Humic acid fractionation upon sequential adsorption onto goethite. Langmuir, 24: 2525-2531.

Tharayil, N., P.C. Bhowmik, and B. Xing. 2008. Bioavailability of allelochemicals as affected by companion compounds in soil matrices. J. Agric. Food Chem. 56(10): 3706-3713.

Wang, Y.Q., S. Tao, X.C. Jiao, R.M. Coveney, S.P. Wu and B.S. Xing. 2008. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in leaf cuticles and inner tissues of six species of trees in urban Beijing. Environ. Pollut. 151(1): 158-164.

Iorio, M, B. Pan, R. Capasso and B. Xing. 2008. Sorption of phenanthrene by dissolved organic matter and its complex with aluminum oxide nanoparticles. Environ. Pollut. 156: 1021-1029.

Liu, W.X., J. Hu, J.L. Chen, Y.S. Fan, B. Xing, and S. Tao. 2008. Distribution of persistent toxic substances in benthic bivalves from the inshore areas of the Yellow sea. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27(1): 57-66.

Bai, Y.C., F.C. Wu, C.Q. Liu, J. Guo, P.Q. Fu, W. Li and B. Xing. 2008. Interaction between carbamazepine and humic substances: a fluorescence spectroscopic study. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27(1): 95-102.

Bai, Y.C., F.C. Wu, C.Q. Liu, W. Li, J.Y. Guo, P.Q. Fu, B.S. Xing and J. Zheng. 2008. Ultraviolet absorbance titration for determining stability constants of humic substances with Cu(II) and Hg(II). Analytica Chimica Acta 616: 115-121.

Zheljazkov, V.D., L.E. Craker, B. Xing, N.E. Nielsen and A. Wilcox. 2008. Aromatic plant production on metal contaminated soils. Sci. Total Environ. 395: 51-62.

Kang, S. D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2008. Effect of dehydration on dicarboxylic acid coordination at goethite/water interface. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 318:275-284.

Wang, Z.Y., D.M. Gao, F.M. Li, J. Zhao, Y.Z. Xin, S. Simkins and B. Xing. 2008. Petroleum hydrocarbon degradation potential of soil bacteria native to the Yellow River Delta. Pedosphere, 18(6): 707-716.

Wang, X.L. and B. Xing. 2007. Sorption of organic contaminants by biopolymers-derived chars. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41 (24): 8342-8348.

Wang, X.L. and B. Xing. 2007. Importance of structural makeup of biopolymers for organic contaminant sorption. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 3559-3565.

Wang, X.L. and B. Xing. 2007. Roles of acetone-conditioning and lipid in sorption of organic contaminants. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(16): 5731-5737.

Pan, B., S. Ghosh and B. Xing. 2007. Nonideal binding between dissolved humic acids and polyaromatic hydrocarbons. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(18): 6472-6478.

Kang, S. and B. Xing. 2007. Adsorption of dicarboxylic acids by clay minerals as examined by in situ ATR-FTIR and ex situ DRIFT. Langmuir, 23: 7024-7031.

Wang, X.L., K. Yang, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2007. Sorption of aromatic organic contaminants by biopolymers: effects of pH, copper (II) complexation and cellulose coating. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 185-191.

Ran, Y. K. Sun, Y. Yang, B. Xing, and E. Zeng. 2007. Strong sorption of phenanthrene by condensed organic matter in soils and sediments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 3952-3958.

Zhang, L., E.J. LeBoeuf and B. Xing. 2007. Thermal analytical investigation of biopolymers and humic- and carbonaceous-based soil and sediment organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41(14): 4888-4894.

Wen, B., J. Zhang, S.-Z. Zhang, X.-Q. Shan, S.U. Khan and B. Xing. 2007. Phenanthrene sorption to soil humic acid and different humin fractions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 3165-3171.

Lin, D.H., B. Pan, L.Z. Zhu and B. Xing. 2007. Characterization and phenanthrene sorption of tea leaf powders. J. Agric. Food Chem. 55(14): 5718-5724.

Lin, D.H. and B. Xing 2007. Phytotoxicity of nanoparticles: inhibition on seed germination and root growth. Environ. Pollut. 150: 243-250.

Yang, K. and B. Xing. 2007. Desorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from carbon nanomaterials in water. Environ. Pollut. 145: 529-537.

Yang, K., L. Zhu and B. Xing. 2007. Sorption of sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate by montmorillonite. Environ. Pollut. 145: 571-576.

Steely, S., D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2007. An investigation of inorganic antimony species and antimony associated with soil humic acid molar mass fractions in contaminated soils. Environ. Pollut. 148(2): 590-598.

Wang, X.L., R. Cook, S. Tao and B. Xing. 2007. Sorption of organic contaminants by biopolymers: Role of polarity, structure and domain spatial arrangement. Chemosphere. 66: 1476-1484.

Pan, B., B. Xing, S. Tao, W. Liu, X. Lin, Y. Xiao, H. Dai, X. Zhang, Y. Zhang and H. Yuan. 2007. Effect of physical forms of soil organic matter on phenanthrene sorption. Chemosphere, 68: 1262-1269.

Pan, B., B. Xing, W.X. Liu, G.H. Xing and S. Tao. 2007. Investigating interactions of phenanthrene with dissolved organic matter: Limitations of Stern-Volmer plot. Chemosphere, 69: 1555-1562.

Tao, S., Y. Wang, S. Wu, S. Liu, H. Dou, Y. Liu, C. Lang, F. Hu and B. Xing. 2007. Vertical distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in atmospheric boundary layer of Beijing in winter. Atmospheric Environment. 41(40): 9594-9602.

Chen, D.Y., B. Xing and W.B. Xie. 2007. Sorption of phenanthrene, naphthalene and o-xylene by soil organic matter fractions. Geoderma. 139: 329-335.

Bunluesin, S., P. Pokethitiyook, G.R. Lanza, J.F. Tyson, M. Kruatrachue, B.S. Xing, and S. Upatham. 2007. Influences of cadmium and zinc interaction and humic acid on metal accumulation in Ceratophyllum demersum. Water Air and Soil Pollution 180 (1-4): 225-235.

Woodard, T.L., D. Amarasiriwardena, K. Shrout and B. Xing. 2007. Roadside Accumulation of Heavy Metals in Soils in Franklin County, MA and Surrounding Towns. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 38: 1087-1104.

Johnson, B.J., O. Dorot, J.D. Liu, B. Chefetz and B. Xing. 2007. Spectroscopic Characterization of Aliphatic Moieties in Four Plant Cuticles. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 38: 2461-2478.

Li, H.B, X.Z. Han, F. Wang, Y.F. Qiao and B. Xing. 2007. Impact of soil management on organic carbon content and aggregate stability. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 38: 1673-1690.

He, Z.Q., C.W. Honeycutt, B. Xing, R.W. McDowell, P.J. Pellechia and T.Q. Zhang. 2007. Solid state Fourier transform infrared and 31P nuclear magnetic resonance spectral features of phosphate compounds. Soil Sci. 172:501-515.

Sun, K., Y. Ran, Y. Yang, E.Y. Zeng, and B. Xing. 2007. Characterization of condensed organic matter in soils and sediments. Chinese J. Analytical Chem. 35 (8): 1164-1167.

Wang, X.L., T. Sato and B. Xing. 2006. Competitive sorption of pyrene on wood chars. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 3267-3272.

Yang, K., L. Zhu and B. Xing. 2006. Adsorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by carbon nanomaterials. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 1855-1861.

Yang, K., X.L. Wang, L. Zhu and B. Xing. 2006. Competitive sorption of pyrene, phenanthrene, and naphthalene on multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 5804-5810.

Yang, K., L. Zhu and B. Xing. 2006. Enhanced soil washing of phenanthrene by mixed solutions of TX100 and SDBS. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 4274-4280.

Huang, L., T. Boving and B. Xing. 2006. Sorption of PAHs by Aspen wood fibers as affected by chemical alterations. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 3279-3284.

Shechter, M., B. Xing, F-D. Kkopinke and B. Chefetz. 2006. Competitive sorption-desorption behavior of triazine herbicides with plant cuticular fractions. J. Agric. Food Chem. 54: 7761-7768.

Wang, X., T. Sato, and B. Xing. 2006. Size distribution and anthropogenic sources apportionment of airborne trace metals in Kanazawa, Japan. Chemosphere 65(11): 2440-2448.

Tharayil, N., P. C. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2006. Preferential sorption of phenolic phytotoxins to soil: Implications for altering the availability of allelochemicals. J. Agric. Food Chem. 54: 3033-3040.

Stimler, K., B. Xing and B. Chefetz. 2006 . Transformation of plant cuticles in soil: effect on their sorptive capabilities. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70: 1101-1109.

Pignatello, J.J., Y. Lu, E.J. LeBoeuf, W. Huang, J. Song and B. Xing. 2006. Nonlinear and competitive sorption of apolar compounds in black carbon-free natural organic materials. J. Environ. Qual. 35: 1049-1059.

Pan, B., B.S. Xing, W.X. Liu, S. Tao, X.M. Lin, X.M. Zhang, Y.X. Zhang, Y. Xiao, H.C. Dai and H.S.Yuan. 2006. Distribution of sorbed phenanthrene and pyrene in different humic fractions of soils and importance of humin. Environ. Pollut. 143: 24-33.

Newton, K., D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2006. Distribution of soil arsenic species, lead and arsenic bound to humic acid molar mass fractions in a contaminated apple orchard. Environ. Pollut. 143: 197-205.

Pan, B., B. Xing, W. Liu, and S. Tao. 2006. Two-compartment sorption of phenanthrene on eight soils with various organic carbon contents. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part B. Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes. 41(8): 1333 - 1347.

Dai, J., Ran, W., and B. Xing. 2006. Characterization of fulvic acid fractions obtained by sequential extractions with pH buffers, water, and ethanol from paddy soils. Geoderma, 135: 284-295.

Mashayekhi, H., P. Veneman and B. Xing. 2006. Phenanthrene sorption by compost humic acids. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 42: 426-431.

Ran, Y., B. Xing, P.S.C. Rao, G. Sheng, and J. Fu. 2006. Response to Comment on “Sorption Kinetics of Organic Contaminants by Sandy Aquifer and Its Kerogen Isolate”. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 2491-2492.

Tang, X.Y., L. Tang, Y.-G. Zhu, B. Xing. 2006. Assessment of the bioaccessibility of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils from Beijing using an in vitro test. Environ. Pollut. 140: 279-285.

Nascimento, C.W., D. Amarasiriwardena and B. Xing. 2006. Comparison of natural organic acids and synthetic chelates at enhancing phytoextraction of metals from a multi-metal contaminated soil. Environ. Pollut. 140(1): 114-123.

Nascimento, C.W. and B. Xing. 2006. Phytoextraction: a review on enhanced metal availability and plant accumulation. Scientia Agricola, 63(3): 299-311.

Zheljazkov, V.D., L.E. Craker and B. Xing. 2006. Effects of Cd, Pb, and Cu on growth and essential oil contents in dill, peppermint, and basil. Environ. Exp. Botany. 58(1-3): 9-16.

Ding, G., X. Liu, S. Herbert, J. Novak, D. Amarasiriwardena, and B. Xing. 2006. Effect of cover crop management on soil organic matter. Geoderma, 130: 229-239.

Han, X., S. Wang, P. Veneman and B. Xing. 2006. Change of organic carbon content and its fractions in black soil under long-term application of chemical fertilizers and recycled organic manure. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 37 (7&8): 1127-1137.

Wang, K. and B. Xing. 2005. Chemical extractions affect the structure and phenanthrene sorption of soil humin. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 8333-8340.

Wang, X.L., T. Sato and B. Xing. 2005. Sorption and displacement of pyrene in soils and sediments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 8712-8718.

Xing, B. and J.J. Pignatello. 2005. Sorption of organic chemicals. In Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Elsevier Ltd., Editor-in-Chief: Daniel Hillel, Oxford, U.K. 2005. p. 537-547.

Xing, B., J.D. Liu, X.B. Liu and X.Z. Han. 2005. Extraction and characterization of humic acids and humins from a black soil of China. Pedosphere, 15: 1-8.

Kang, S. and B. Xing. 2005. Phenanthrene sorption to sequentially extracted soil humic acids and humin. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 134-140.

Chen, L. and B. Xing. 2005. Sorption and conformational characteristics of reconstituted plant cuticular waxes on montmorillonite. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 8315-8323.

Ran, Y., B. Xing, P.S.C. Rao, G. Sheng, and J. Fu. 2005. Sorption kinetics of organic contaminants by sandy aquifer and its kreogen isolate. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 1649-1657.

Chen, B., L. Zhu, J. Zhu, and B. Xing. 2005. Configurations of the bentonite-sorbed myristylpyridinium cation and their influences on the uptake of organic compounds. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 6093 - 6100.

Chen, B., E.J. Johnson, B. Chefetz, L. Zhu, and B. Xing. 2005. Sorption of polar and nonpolar aromatic organic contaminants by plant cuticular materials: role of polarity and accessibility. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 6138 - 6146.

Wang, K. and B. Xing. 2005. Structural and sorption characteristics of adsorbed humic acid on clay minerals. J. Environ. Qual. 34: 342-349.

Chen, L., Y. Ran, B. Xing, B. Mai,, J. Fu and G. Sheng. 2005. Contents and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and organochlorine pesticides in vegetable soils of Guangzhou, China Chemosphere, 60:879-890.

Heymann, K., H. Mashayekhi, and B. Xing. 2005. Spectroscopic analysis of sequentially extracted humic acid from compost. Spectroscopy Letters, 39(3): 293-302.

Li, K., B. Xing, and W.A. Torello. 2005. Effect of organic fertilizers derived dissolved organic matter on pesticide sorption and leaching. Environ. Pollut. 134: 187-194.

Wang, X.L., T. Sato, B. Xing, S. Tao. 2005. Health risks of heavy metals to the general public in Tianjin, China via consumption of vegetables and fish. The science of the total environment. 350: 28-37.

Williams, A., B. Xing, and P. Veneman. 2005. Effect of cultivation on soil organic matter and aggregate stability. Pedosphere, 15 (2): 255-262.

Barzegar, R., A. Koochekzadeh, B. Xing and S.J. Herbert. 2005. Concentration Changes of Cd, Ni and Zn in Sugarcane Cultivated Soils. Water, Air, & Soil Pollut. 161(1-4): 97-112.

Ding, G., J. Mao, S. Herbert, B. Xing and D. Amarasiriwardena. 2005. Spectroscopic characterization of fulvic acid under different cover crop systems. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 36: 2101-2111.

Liu, X.B., Liu, J.D., B. Xing, S.J. Herbert, and X.Z. Han. 2005. Effects of long-term continuous cropping, tillage, and fertilization on soil organic carbon and nitrogen of black soils in China. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 36: 1229-1239.

Liu, X., B. Xing, G. Wang, and J. Liu. 2005. Phytoremediation and its mechanisms of polluted soils. Chinese J. Eco-Agriculture. 13: 134-138.

Wong, J.W.C., M. Fang, Z. Zhao, and B. Xing. 2004. Effect of surfactants on solubilization and degradation of phenanthrene under thermophilic conditions. J. Environ. Qual. 33:2015-2025.

Wang, X., T. Sato, B. Xing, S. Tamamura and S. Tao. 2005. Source identification, size distribution and indicator screening of airborne trace metals in Kanazawa, Japan . Journal of Aerosol Science. 36: 197-210.

Chun, Y., G. Sheng, C.T. Chiou, and B. Xing. 2004. Compositions and sorptive properties of crop residue-derived chars. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 4649-4655.

Kong, C., W. Liang, F. Hu, X. Xu, P. Wang, Y. Jiang, and B. Xing. 2004. Allelochemicals and their transformations in the Ageratum conyzoides intercropped citrus orchard soils. Plant and Soil. 264: 149-157.

Ran, Y., B. Xing, P.C. Rao, and J. Fu. 2004. Importance of adsorption (hole-filling) mechanism for hydrophobic organic contaminants on an aquifer kerogen isolate. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 4340 - 4348.

Wang, K.J. and B. Xing. 2004. Mutual effects of cadmium and phosphate on their adsorption and desorption by goethite. Environ. Pollut. 127: 13-20.

Wang, K.J. and B. Xing. 2004. Proton correlation times and segmental mobility of humic acids in two solvents. Soil Sci. 169: 168-175.

Gunasekara, A.S. and B. Xing. 2003. Sorption and desorption of naphthalene by soil organic matter: Importance of aromatic and aliphatic components. J. Environ. Qual. 32: 240-246.

Gunasekara, A.S. M.J. Simpson, and B. Xing. 2003. Identification and characterization of sorption domains in soil organic matter using structurally modified humic acids. Environ. Sci. Technol.  37: 852-858.

Kang, S.H., D. Amarasiriwardena, P.L. Veneman, and B. Xing. 2003. Characterization of ten sequentially extracted humic acids and a humin from a soil in western Massachusetts. Soil Sci. 168: 880-887.

Xing, B., X.B. Liu, J.D. Liu and X.Z. Han. 2004. Physical and chemical characteristics of a typical Mollisol in china. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 35: 1839 - 1850.

Braida, W., J. Pignatello, Y. Lu, P. Ravikovitch, A. Neimark, and B. Xing. 2003. Sorption hysteresis of benzene in charcoal particles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 37: 409-417.

Woodard, T.L., R.J. Thomas, and B. Xing. 2003. Potential for phytoextraction of cobalt by tomato. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 34: 645-654.

Mitra, S, P.C. Bhowmik, B. Xing, 2003. Effect of soil physical and chemical properties on the sorption-desorption hysteresis of the diketonitrile metabolite of isoxaflutole. Weed Biology and Management, 3: 128-136.

Wang, K., L.C. Dickinson, E.A. Ghabbour, G. Davies, and B. Xing. 2003. Proton spin-lattice relaxation times of humic acids as determined by solution NMR. Soil Sci. 168: 128-136.

Liu, B., X. Han, C. Song, S. Herbert, B. Xing. 2003. Soil organic carbon dynamics in black soils of china under different agricultural management systems. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 34: 973-984.

Wang, K.J. and B. Xing. 2002. Adsorption and desorption of cadmium by goethite pretreated with phosphate. Chemosphere. 48: 665-670.

Ding, G., J.M. Novak, S. Herbert and B. Xing. 2002. Long-term tillage effect on soil metolachlor sorption and desorption behavior. Chemosphere, 48: 897-904.

Ding, G., J.M. Novak, D. Amarasiriwardena, P.G. Hunt, and B. Xing. 2002. Soil Organic matter characteristics as affected by tillage management. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 66: 421-429.

Mao, J., G. Ding, B. Xing. 2002. Domain mobility of humic acids investigated with one-and two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR): Support for dual-mode sorption model. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 33: 1679-1688.

Liu, X., C.Y. Song, and B. Xing. 2002. Characteristics of natural organic matter affect sorption of organic contaminants. J. Environ. Sci. 14: 351-356.

Mao, J., W.G. Hu, G. Ding, K. Schmidt-Rohr, G. Davies, E.A. Ghabbour, and B. Xing. 2002. Suitability of different C-13 solid-state NMR techniques in the characterization of humic acids. Intern. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. 82: 183-196.

Xing, B. 2001. Sorption of anthropogenic organic compounds by soil organic matter: a mechanistic consideration. Can. J. Soil Sci. 81: 317-323.

Xing, B. 2001. Sorption of naphthalene and phenanthrene by soil humic acids. Environ. Pollut. 111:303-309.

Mayer, L.M. and B. Xing. 2001. Organic carbon-surface area relationships in acid soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 64: 250-258.

Yuan, G. and B. Xing. 2001. Effect of metal cations on sorption and desorption in soil humic acids. Soil Sci. 166: 107-115.

Mao, J.D., B. Xing, and K. Schmidt-Rohr. 2001. New information on a humic acid from two-dimensional 1H-13C correlation solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35: 1928-1934.

Mitra, S., P.C. Bhowmik, and B. Xing. 2001. Physical and chemical properties of soil influence the sorption of the diketonitrile metabolite of RPA 201772. Weed Sci. 49: 423-430.

Ding, G., J. Mao, and B. Xing. 2001. Characteristics of amino acids in soil humic substances. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 32: 1991-2005.

Kingery, W.L., A.J. Simpson, F. Han, and B. Xing. 2001. Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of metal interactions with humic substances. in Humic Substances and Chemical Contaminants; C.E. Clapp et al.(ed); Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, Chapter 20: pp. 307-426, 2001.

Wang, K., L.C. Dickinson, E.A. Ghabbour, G. Davies, and B. Xing. 2001. Investigation of molecular motion of humic acids with 1D and 2D solution NMR. in Humic Substances: Structures, Models and Functions, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, pp. 69-78.

Xing, B. 2000. Processing of environmental samples containing organic chemicals using polymeric microfilters. J. Environ. Qual. 29: 221-224.

Gunasekara, A.S., J.A. Donovan, and B. Xing. 2000. Ground discarded tires remove naphthalene, toluene, and mercury from water. Chemosphere, 41: 1155-1160.

Hu, W.-G., J. Mao, B. Xing, and K. Schmidt-Rohr. 2000. Poly(methylene) crystallites in humic substances detected by nuclear magnetic resonance. Environ. Sci. Technol. 34: 530-534.

Mao, J., W.-G. Hu, K. Schmidt-Rohr, G. Davies, E.A. Davies, and B. Xing. 2000. Quantitative characterization of humic substances by solid-state 13C NMR. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 64: 873-884.

Li, K., W.A. Torello, and B. Xing. 2000. Retention of organic and inorganic chemicals by the drainage/supply piping material used for constructing encapsulated golf greens. Environ. Pollut. 108: 397-403.

Mitra, S., P.C. Bhowmik, and B. Xing. 2000. Sorption and desorption of the diketonitrile metabolite of isoxaflutole in soils. Environ. Pollut. 108: 183-190.

Chen, Z, B. Xing, and W.B. McGill. 1999. A unified sorption variable for environmental applications of the Freundlich equation. J. Environ. Qual. 28: 1422-1428.

Jin, Z., S. Simkins, and B. Xing. 1999. Bioavailability of freshly added and aged naphthalene in soils under simulated gastric pH conditions. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 18: 2751-2758.

Mao, J. and B. Xing. 1999. Fractionation and distribution of selenium in soil. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 30:2437-2447.

Mitra, S., P.C. Bhowmik, and B. Xing. 1999. Sorption of isoxaflutole by five different soils varying in physical and chemical properties. Pesticide Sci. 55:935-942.

Pignatello, J.J. and B. Xing. 1999. Comment on ‘Evaluation of the glassy/rubbery model for soil organic matter’. Environ. Sci. Tehcnol. 33: 2837-2838.

Xing, B. and Z. Chen. 1999. Spectroscopic evidence for condensed domains in soil organic matter. Soil Sci. 164: 40-47.

Xing, B. and Z. Jin. 1999. Sorption of organic chemicals by microfilters. J Environ. Qual. 28: 350-353.

Yuan, G. and B. Xing. 1999. Site-energy distribution analysis of organic chemical sorption by soil organic matter. Soil Sci. 164: 503-509.

Mao, J. and B. Xing. 1998. Effect of soil amendments on fractionation of selenium in selenium-enriched soil. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 29:2917-2925.

Xing, B. 1998. Reaction of toluene with soil organic matter. J. Environ. Sci. Health, Part B. 33: 293-305.

Xing, B. and J.J Pignatello, 1998. Competitive sorption between 1,3-dichlorobenzene or 2,4-dichlorophenol and natural aromatic acids in soil organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 32: 614-619.

Xing, B. and P.L.M. Veneman. 1998. Microwave digestion for analysis of metals in soil. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. 29: 923-930.

Davies, G., A. Fataftah, A. Cherkassky, E. Ghabbour, A. Radwan, S. Jansen, S. Kolla, M. Paciolla, L. Sein, W. Buermann, J. Budnick, and B. Xing. 1997. Tight metal binding by humic acids and its role in biomineralization. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 1997:4047-4060.

Xing, B. 1997. The effect of the quality of soil organic matter on sorption of naphthalene. Chemosphere 35:633-642.

Xing, B. and J.J. Pignatello. 1997. Dual-mode sorption of low-polarity compounds in glassy polyvinychloride and soil organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 31: 792-799.

Xing, B., J.J. Pignatello, and B. Gigliotti. 1997. Response to Comments on Competitive bisolute sorption between atrazine and other compounds on soils, humic acid and microporous silica. Environ. Sci. Technol. 31:1578-1579.

Chen, Z., B. Xing, W.B. McGill, and M.J. Dudas. 1996. a-Naphthol sorption as regulated by structure and composition of organic substances in soils and sediments. Can. J. Soil Sci. 76: 513-522.

Janzen, R.A., B. Xing, and W.B. McGill. 1996. Compost extract enhances desorption of a-naphthol and naphthalene from pristine and contaminated soils. Soil Biol. Biochem. 28: 1089-1098.

Pignatello, J.J. and B. Xing. 1996. Mechanisms of slow sorption of organic chemicals to natural particles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30: 1-11.

Xing, B. and J.J. Pignatello. 1996. Increasing isotherm nonlinearity with time for organic compounds in natural organic matter: Implications for sorption mechanisms. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 15:1282-1288.

Xing, B., J.J. Pignatello, and B. Gigliotto. 1996. Competitive sorption between atrazine and other compounds in soils and model sorbents. Environ. Sci. Technol. 30:2432-2440.

Xing, B. and M.J. Dudas. 1994. Identification and characterization of clay minerals of white clay soils of the Three River Plain, P.R. China. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 58:1253-1259.

Xing, B., W.B. McGill, and M.J. Dudas. 1994. Cross-correlation of polarity curves to predict partition coefficients of nonionic organic contaminants. Environ. Sci. Technol. 28: 1929-1934.

Xing, B., M.J. Dudas, Z. Zhang, and Q. Xu. 1994. Pedogenetic characteristics of albic soils, China. Acta Pedologica Sinica 31: 95-104.

Xing, B., W.B. McGill, and M.J. Dudas. 1994. Sorption of benzene, toluene, and o-xylene by collagen compared with non-protein organic sorbents. Can. J. Soil Sci. 74: 465-469.

Xing, B., W.B. McGill, and M.J. Dudas. 1994. Soprtion of -naphthol onto organic sorbents varying in polarity and aromaticity, Chemosphere 28: 145-153.

Xing, B., W.B. McGill, M.J. Dudas, L.G. Hepler, and Y. Maham. 1994. Sorption of phenol by biopolymers: Isotherms, energetics, and mechanisms. Environ. Sci. Technol. 28: 466-473.

Xing, B. and M.J. Dudas. 1993. Trace and rare element content of white clay soils of the Three River Plain, Heilongjiang Province, P.R. China. Geoderma 58:181-199.

Xing, B., W.B. McGill, M.J. Dudas, L.G. Hepler, and C. Dobrogowska. 1993. Thermodynamic parameters for pentachlorophenol adsorption on montmorillonite in aqueous suspensions. Chemosphere 26:1311-1324.

Xing B., and M.J. Dudas. 1992. Pedogenic properties of white clay soils of the Three River Plain, Heilongjiang Province, P.R. China. Geoderma 54:189-211.

Warren, C.J., B. Xing, and M.J. Dudas. 1990. Simple microwave digestion technique for elemental analysis of mineral soil samples. Can. J. Soil Sci. 70:617-620.