Skip

Plant Materials Technical Notes

GovDelivery Sign up for E-mail updates on NRCS Montana Technical Notes

Some documents in the following table require Adobe Reader. If you encounter any problems with the file provided on this page, please contact Technical Resources at 406-587-6822.

Montana Plant Materials Technical Notes
Subject Date Technical Note Number

Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Effect of Seed Burial Depth on Seedling Emergence and Seed Viability (PDF; 345 KB)

December 2014 MT-107
Radish Raphanus sativus L. (PDF; 237 KB) December 2014 MT-106
Sunflower Helianthus L. (PDF; 808 KB) December 2014 MT-105
Rocky Mountain Beeplant Cleome serrulata Pursh (PDF; 368) September 2014 MT-104
Western Yarrow Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis (PDF; 636 KB) September 2014 MT-103
Dotted Blazing Star Liatris punctata Hook. var. punctata (PDF; 331 KB) September 2014 MT-102
Hybrid Wheatgrass, Introduced Grasses for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 334 KB) September 2014 MT-101
Russian Wildrye Psathyrostachys juncea (PDF; 223 KB) September 2014 MT-100
Seed Mixes for Acid and Heavy Metal Contaminated Sites in the Anaconda, Montana Area (PDF; 300 KB) August 2014 MT-99
A Summary of the Results of the Mill Creek Woody Comparative Evaluation Planting (PDF; 731 KB) August 2014 MT-98
Acid and Heavy Metal Tolerant Plants for Restoring Plant Communities in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin February 2014 MT-97
Peas Pisum sativum January 2014 MT-96
Meadow Brome Bromus biebersteinii September 2013 MT-95
Sandberg Bluegrass Poa secunda ssp. secunda September 2013 MT-94
Upright Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera September 2013 MT-93
Establishing Winterfat and Forage Kochia on Four Seedbed Treatments in Cheatgrass or Crested Wheatgrass Dominated Sites September 2013 MT-92
Sainfoin Onobrychis viciifolia Scop. September 2013 MT-91
Native Grass Establishment and Performance for Well-Pad Reclamation in Wyoming August 2013 MT-90
Prairie Sandreed Calamovilfa longifolia: A native Grass for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming January 2013 MT-89
Pubescent Wheatgrass Thinopyrum intermedium spp. barbulatum: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-88
Siberian Wheatgrass Agropyron fragile (Roth) P. Candargy: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-87
Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia L. Seed Longevity September 2012 MT-86
Basin Wildrye Leymus cinereus: A Native Grass for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-85
Slender Wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus: A Native Grass for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-84
Fourwing Saltbush Atriplex canescens: A Native Shrub for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-83
Orchardgrass Dactylis glomerata L.: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming September 2012 MT-82
Seasonal Forage Quality of Five Tame Pasture Grasses on Dryland Pastures in Montana September 2012 MT-81
Intermediate Wheatgrass Thinopyrum intermedium (Host) Barkworth and D.R. Dewey September 2012 MT-80
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa Michx. September 2012 MT-79
Calculating Seeding Rates When Using Alternate-Row and Cross-Seeded Planting Techniques December 2014 MT-78 (Revision 1)
Overcoming Seed Dormancy in Indian Ricegrass Achnatherum hymenoides September 2012 MT-77
Silverscape Olive (Elaeagnus x 'Jefmorg' or Elaeagnus x 'Silverscape') October 2011 MT-76
Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) September 2011 MT-75
Indian Ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) September 2011 MT-74
Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) September 2011 MT-73
Manystem Wildrye (Leymus multicaulis) September 2011 MT-72
Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata) September 2011 MT-71
Field Plantings September 2011 MT-70
Standard and Preferred Forage and Reclamation Plants For Use in Montana and Wyoming July 2011 MT-69
Big Sagebrush Establishment July 2011 MT-68
Seed Source Selection, Use of Certified Seed, and Appropriate Seed Release Class Improve Conservation Planting Success April 2011 MT-67
Effects of Water Delivery Method and Herbaceous Competition on Seedling Survival, Height Growth, and Vigor Rating: Four-Year Summary Results September 2009 MT-66
Stretchberry Forestiera pubescens: A Shrub for Potential Conservation Applications in Montana and Wyoming September 2009 MT-65
Cut Hay In The Afternoon To Improve Forage Quality August 2008 MT-64
Tame Pasture Grass and Legume Species and Grazing Guidelines December 2007 MT-63
Determining the Suitability of Salt-Affected Water and Soil For Tree and Shrub Plantings October 2007 MT-62
Testing and Interpreting Salt-Affected Water for Tree and Shrub Plantings October 2007 MT-61
Testing and Interpreting Salt-affected Soil for Tree and Shrub Plantings October 2007 MT-60
Grass, Grass-Like, Forb, Legume, and Woody Species for the Intermountain West May 2010 MT-59 (Revision1)
Seedbed Preparation and Seeding April 2007 MT-58
Plant and Seed Vendors for Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Eastern Oregon, Utah, Eastern Washington, and Wyoming January 2007 MT-57
Applying and Activating Pre-Emergent Herbicides for Within-Row Weed Control in Established Woody Conservation Plantings April 2006 MT-56
Wayne Berry Comparative Evaluation Planting Performance Summary 1994 to 2002 February 2006 MT-55
Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation and Establishment of Six Montana Montana Native Legume Species February 2006 MT-54
Warm-Season Grasses for “Extending the Green Period” in Eastern Montana January 2006 MT-53
Mixing Seed with Rice Hulls October 2012 MT-52 (Revision 1)
Temporary Storage and Handling of Container, Bareroot, and Cutting Stock August 2005 MT-51
The NRCS Field Office Guide to Collecting Wildland Seed June 2005 MT-50
Identification and Control of Japanese Knotweed April 2005 MT-49
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Agrilus Planipennis December 2004 MT-48
Effects of Erosion Control Blanket on Germination and Germinant Survival of Six Native Species and Potential Management Implications January 2005 MT-47
Seeding Rates for Conservation Species for Montana September 2013 MT-46 (Revision 4)
Seedling Protectors February 2004 MT-45
Sudden Oak Death February 2003 MT-44
History, Biology, Ecology, Suppression, and Revegetation of Russian Olive Sites (Elaeagnus angustifolia, L.) April 2002 MT-43
Hardy and Heavy Metal Tolerant Woodies for Contaminated Sites 2002 MT-42
Current Nomenclature of Plant Species Used in Conservation Activities in Montana and Wyoming May 2010 MT-41 (Revision 1)
Review of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Native Grass, Forb, and Shrub Establishment 2001 MT-40
Development and Use of Cost Estimate Matrices for Project Planning and Evaluation July 2001 MT-39
Reading Seed Packaging Labels and Calculating Seed Mixtures October 2002 MT-38
User’s Guide to Description, Propagation, and Establishment of Sedges, Rushes, and Grasses for Riparian Areas in the Intermountain West 2001 MT-37
User’s Guide of Description, Propagation, and Establishment of Native Shrubs and Trees for Riparian Areas in the Intermountain West 2001 MT-36
Description, Propagation, and Use of Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulonum) December 2000 MT-35
Improved Processing of Rocky Mountain Juniper Seed 2000 MT-34
Description, Propagation, and Use of Silverberry Elaeagnus commutata 1999 MT-33
Plant Materials for Acidic/Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils 1999 MT-32
Restoration of Woody Plants within Native Range Communities June 1999 MT-31
Calibrating a Drill 1985 MT-30
Techniques of Tree and Shrub Propagation by Hardwood Stem Cuttings 1984 MT-29
Procedure for Collections of Herbaceous Plant Materials 1981 MT-28
Collecting, Processing, and Germinating Seeds of Wildland Plants 1981 MT-27
Plant Materials for Saline-Alkaline Soils 1996 MT-26 (Revision)
Wytana Fourwing Saltbush Atriplex canescens aptera (Cancelled) 1977 MT-25 (Cancelled)
'Goshen’ Prairie Sandreed Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) (Cancelled) 1977 MT-24 (Cancelled)
'Rosana’ Western Wheatgrass Agropyron smithii Rydb. (Cancelled) 1979 MT-23 (Cancelled)
Description of 'Critana’ Thickspike Wheatgrass Agropyron dasystachyum (Cancelled) 1972 MT-20 (Cancelled)
Growth Habits and Food Protection of Upland Game Bird Food (Cancelled) 1971 MT-19 (Cancelled)
Management of Cicer Milkvetch for Forage Production (Cancelled) 1970 MT-18 (Cancelled)
The “Quick-Swell” Germination Test for Cicer Milkvetch Seed (Cancelled) 1970 MT-17 (Cancelled)
Harvesting and Processing Garrison Creeping Foxtail (Cancelled) 1969 MT-16 (Cancelled)
Sainfoin Symposium (Cancelled) 1969 MT-15 (Cancelled)
Management of Tall Wheatgrass (Cancelled) 1968 MT-13 (Cancelled)
Garrison Creeping Meadow Foxtail, Alopecurus arundinaceus (Cancelled) 1979 MT-12 (Cancelled)
Description of Astragalus cicer (Cancelled) 1970 MT-11 (Cancelled)
Germination of Green Needlegrass (Cancelled) 1964 MT-10 (Cancelled)
Chemical Weed Control in Shelterbelts (Cancelled) 1963 MT-9 (Cancelled)
Longevity of Grass Seed (Cancelled) 1962 MT-7 (Cancelled)
English Equivalents of Latin Names of Plant Species (Cancelled) 1961 MT-6 (Cancelled)
Collection of Seed and Plants for Bridger Plant materials Center (PMC) (Cancelled) 1962 MT-5 (Cancelled)
Other Plant Materials Technical Notes

All Plant Materials Publications. List of publications available on the National Plant Materials Program web site. Search by topic or by specific Plant Materials Center.