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Publications - Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center

The Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center has published the following documents to solve specific resource conservation needs. Click on the document title to view each document. If you encounter any problems with the files provided on this page, please contact the PM Program Webmaster at 520-292-2999 Ext. 112.

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Published Abstracts

Forage Trials of Native Warm-Season Grass Varieties (PDF; 18 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. and L. Vough 2013. Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Charlottesville, VA. October, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11566).

Native Grasses' Ability to Mitigate Poultry Emissions (PDF; 33 KB) Belt, S.V. 2013. Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Charlottesville VA. October 2012. 1p. (ID# 11570).

Warm-Season Grass Management Trials in Maryland (PDF; 19 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. and S. Strano 2013. Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Charlottesville, VA. October, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11571).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Native Plants for Summer and Fall Honey Bee Forage (PDF; 591 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2014. National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 3/26/14. 1p. (ID# 12090).

Pasture and Hay Species Recommended for Maryland (PDF; 255 KB) Englert, J.M., E. Dengler, and L. Vough 2008. USDA-NRCS and Maryland Cooperative Extension. Beltsville, MD. August 2008. 2p. (ID# 8095).

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Plant Guides

Southeastern wildrye Plant Guide (PDF; 331 KB) Belt, S., B. Rushing, and S. Tangren 2013. Beltsville, MD. March 2013. 5p. (ID# 11666).

Florida Paspalum Plant Guide (PDF; 116 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 3p. (ID# 9984).

Redhead Grass Plant Guide (PDF; 139 KB) Zinecker, B. and J. West 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 4p. (ID# 9987).

Plant Guide: Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis Pursh) (PDF; 106 KB) Stevens, M. and D. Darris 2006. National Plant Data Center. Baton Rouge, LA. 1999. 3p. (ID# 10952).

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Poster

Forage Trials of Native Warm-Season Grass Varieties, Poster (PDF; 655 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. and L. Vough 2013. Eastern Native Grass Conference. Charlottesville, VA. October, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11567).

Native Grasses Ability to Mitigate Poultry Farm Emissions (PDF; 566 KB) Belt, S.V. 2013. Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Charlottesville, VA. October 2012. 1p. (ID# 11568).

Warm-Season Grass Management Trials in Maryland (poster) (PDF; 1.2 MB) Ugiansky, R.J. and S. Strano 2013. Eastern Native Grass Conference. Charlottesville, VA. October, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11569).

Warm-Season Grasses Ability to Mitigate Poultry Tunnel Fan Emissions on the Delmarva Peninsula (PDF; 683 KB) Belt, S.V. 2011. American Society of Agronomists - 2011 Northeastern Branch Annual Meeting (Poster). Beltsville, MD. 6-27-11. 1p. (ID# 10402).

Warm-season Grass Management Trials in Maryland (poster) (PDF; 1.1 MB) Ugiansky, R. and S. Strano 2011. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 7/18/11. 1p. (ID# 10582).

Forage Production of Native Warm-Season Grass Varieties in Beltsville, MD (Poster) (PDF; 172 KB) Ugiansky, R.J., L. Vough, and E. Dengler 2008. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. October 2008. 1p. (ID# 8329).

Partnerships in Forage Trials and Growth Curves for C-Graz Grazing Modeling (PDF; 2.2 MB) Dengler, E., R.J. Ugiansky, and L. Vough 2007. The Third National Conference on Grazing Lands. St. Louis, MO. December 10-13, 2006. (ID# 7614).

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Major Publications

Improved Conservation Plant Materials Released by NRCS and Cooperators through December 2007 (PDF; 598 KB) Belt, S.V. and J.M. Englert 2008. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. March 2008. 64p. (ID# 7727).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

2012 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 1.2 MB) Belt, S.V. and R. Ugiansky 2013. National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. (ID# 12054).

2013 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 954 KB) Ugiansky, R. and S. Belt 2013. Beltsville, MD. 2013. 6p. (ID# 11668).

2011 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 2.3 MB) Belt, S.V., R. Ugiansky 2012. Beltsville, MD. (ID# 11572).

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Release Brochures

Mid-Atlantic Germplasm Florida paspalum Release Brochure (PDF; 138 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2009. NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 8/26/2009. 2p. (ID# 9056).

Release Brochure: 'Tufcote' Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) (PDF; 89 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2007. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. August 2007. 2p. (ID# 7621).

Release Brochure: Steiner Group black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) (PDF; 135 KB) Belt, S.V. 2007. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7624).

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Release Notices

Mid-Atlantic Germplasm Florida paspalum release notice (PDF; 103 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2009. NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 8/25/09. 6p. (ID# 9057).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 1: Windbreak Plant Species for Odor Management around Poultry Production Facilities. (PDF; 382 KB) Belt, S.V., M. van der Grinten, G. Malone, P. Patterson and R. Shockey 2007. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. April 2007. 21p. (ID# 7166).

Technical Note 2: A Simplified Guide to Understanding Seed Labels (PDF; 57 KB) Englert, J.M. 2007. USDA-NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. August 2007. 3p. (ID# 7615).

Technical Note 3: Selection and Use of Native Warm-Season Grasses For The Mid-Atlantic Region (PDF; 592 KB) Ugiansky, R.J., J.M. Englert, and C. Miller 2008. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. Technical Note 3, September 2008. 8p. (ID# 8100).

Technical Note 4 -- NRCS Plant Materials Releases (PDF; 730 KB) Pullman Plant Materials staff 2005. USDA-NRCS-Pullman Plant Materials Center. Pullman, WA. Nov. 2005. 60p. (ID# 6327).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

2010 Annual Technical Report (PDF; 1.3 MB) West, J., R. Ugiansky and S. Belt 2012. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 46p. (ID# 10919).

2011 Annual Technical Report (PDF; 2.1 MB) West, J., S.V. Belt, and R.J. Ugiansky 2012. Beltsville, MD. September 20, 2012. 91p. (ID# 11384).

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