Charles Anthony Sanchez

Charles Sanchez
Research Scientist
Yuma Agricultural Center, Yuma, AZ

Maricopa Agricultural Center

37860 W. Smith-Enke Road

Maricopa, AZ 85239-3010

Office Phone: 
(520) 374-6274

B.S. Crop Science; New Mexico State University; 1980
M.S. Agronomy; New Mexico State University; 1982
Ph.D. Soil Fertility and Chemistry; Iowa State University; 1986

Present.  Director, Research Scientist, and Professor, Yuma Agricultural Center, University of Arizona.

1991-1996.  Associate Research Scientist, Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science and Yuma Agricultural Research Center (YAC), University of Arizona

1991. Associate Professor, Department of Vegetable Crops and Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC). University of Florida, IFAS

1986-1991.  Assistant Professor, Department of Vegetable Crops and Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC). University of Florida, IFAS

1982-1986.  Research Associate, Iowa State University

1980-1982.  Graduate Assistant, New Mexico State University

Develop and conduct an applied research program to solve problems of stakeholders in the low desert region of the southwestern United States. Also develop and conduct extension support program to complement research program. Research may include plant nutrient utilization, soil and water management, salinity, and fate and transport of agriculturally derived chemicals and environmental toxins.

Sanchez, C. A., R. I. Krieger, N. R. Khandaker, L. Valentin-Blasini, and B. C.
Blount. 2006. Potential perchlorate exposure from Citrus sp. irrigated with contaminated water. Analytica Chimica Acta 567:33-38.

Sanchez C. A., Krieger R. I., Valentin-Blasini L., Blount B. C. and Khandaker N. R.
Perchlorate accumulation and potential exposure from durum wheat irrigated with Colorado River water. J. ASTM Int. 2006b 3(7) 1-6 doi:10.1520/JAI100398.

Furman, A., A. W. Warrick, D. Zerihun, and C. A. Sanchez. 2006. Modified
Kostiakov infiltration function: accounting for initial and boundary conditions. J. of Irrigation Drainage Eng. ASCE 132 (6):587-596.

Sanchez, C. A., B. C. Blount, L. Valentin-Blasini, and R. I. Krieger, R. I. 2007.
Perchlorate, thiocyanate, and nitrate in edible cole crops (Brassica sp.) produced in the lower Colorado River region. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 79:655-657.

Zerihun, D., A. Furman, C.A. Sanchez, and A.W. Warrick. 2008. Development of
simplified solutions for modeling recession in basins. J. Irr. Drain. Eng., ASCE, 134(3):327-340.

Sanchez, C.A., D. Zerihun, T. S. Strelkoff, A. J. Clemmens, A. J., and K. L. Farrell-Poe 2008. Development of management guidelines for efficient irrigation of basins on sandy soils. Appl. Eng. Agric.., ASABE, 24(2):1-10.

Sanchez, C. A., B. C.Blount., L. Valentin-Blasini, S. M. Lesch, and R. I. Krieger. 2008.
Perchlorate in the feed-dairy continuum of the southwestern United States. J. Agric. Food Chem. (in press).

Sanchez, C. A., Leila Barraj, B. C. Blount, C. Scrafford, L. Valentin-Blasini, K. M.
Smith, and R. I. Krieger. 2008. Perchlorate Exposure from Food Crops Produced in the Lower Colorado River Region. Jour. of Exp. Sci. Environ. Epid.. (in press).

Sanchez, C. A., D. Zerihun, and K. L. Farrell-Poe. 200x. management guidelines for
efficient irrigation of vegetables using closed-end level furrows. Agric. Water Management. (in press).

Niblack, M., and C. A. Sanchez. 200x. Automation of surface irrigation by cut-off time or cut-off distance control. Appl. Eng. Agric. (in press).