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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 Fact Sheets

Eelgrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 98 KB) Murphy, R., L. Orzetti, and W. Johnson 2012. Beltsville, MD. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 10921).

Narrowleaf Evening Primrose Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 79 KB) Belt, S.V. 2012. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11328).

Smooth Oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 125 KB) Taliga, C., R.L. Wynia, and S.V. Belt 2012. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11204).

American vetch Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 80 KB) Belt, S.V. 2011. USDA-NRCS MD Plant Materials Center, Beltsville, MD. Beltsville, MD. 2p. (ID# 10336).

Culver's Root Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 140 KB) Belt, S.V. 2011. Beltsville, MD. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10400).

Swamp Milkweed Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 152 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2011. Beltsville, MD. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10399).

blue vervain Plant Fact Sheet Blue vervain Verbena hastata (L.) Moldenkei Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 156 KB) Belt, S.V. 2011. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center, Beltsville, MD. Beltsville, MD. 2p. (ID# 10335).

Downy Rattlesnake Plantain Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 166 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 2p. (ID# 9985).

Field Thistle Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 106 KB) Ugiansky,R.J. and R. Pheobus 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 2p. (ID# 9981).

Hairawn Muhly Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 483 KB) Belt, S.V. and S. Kirk 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2010. 2p. (ID# 9498).

Hairy Small-Leaf Ticktrefoil Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 105 KB) Belt, S.V. and S. Kirk 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. May 2010. 2p. (ID# 9510).

Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 109 KB) Belt, S.V. and S. Kirk 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. May 2010. 2p. (ID# 9511).

Purple Bergamot Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 324 KB) Belt, S.V. and S. Kirk 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. May 2010. 2p. (ID# 9512).

Redhead Grass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 143 KB) West, J. 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 2p. (ID# 9988).

claspingleaf pondweed Plant Fact Sheet Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 143 KB) West, J. 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 2010. 2p. (ID# 10163).

Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 185 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2009. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. Sept 17, 2009. 2p. (ID# 9053).

Common Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 64 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2009. USDA NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8332).

Crooked-Stem Aster (Symphyotrichum prenanthoides) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 147 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2009. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. 9-17-2009. 2p. (ID# 9054).

Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 144 KB) Belt, S.V. 2009. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8333).

Hollow-Stemmed Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 67 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2009. USDA NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8330).

Horsefly Weed (Baptisia tinctoria) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 79 KB) Belt, S.V. 2009. USDA NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8334).

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatoriadelphus maculatus) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 87 KB) Kirk S. and S.V. Belt 2009. USDA NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8331).

Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 85 KB) Belt, S.V. 2008. USDA-NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. February 2008. 2p. (ID# 7726).

Golden Ragwort (Packera aurea) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 148 KB) Belt, S.V. 2008. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. September 2008. 2p. (ID# 8097).

Wild Senna (Senna hebecarpa) Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 88 KB) Belt, S.V. 2008. Beltsville, MD. June 2008. 2p. (ID# 8098).

Fact Sheet: Freshwater Submerged Aquatic Vegetation found in the Chesapeake Bay (PDF; 57 KB) Zinecker, B., R.J. Ugiansky, and J.M. Englert 2007. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. MD. September 2006. 1p. (ID# 7167).

Plant Fact Sheet: Pityopsis graminifolia (grass-leaved golden aster) (PDF; 83 KB) Belt, S.V. and M.A. Gonter 2006. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. September 2006. 2p. (ID# 6743).

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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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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Utilizing Warm-Season Grasses to Mitigate Poultry Tunnel Fan Emissions on the Delmarva Peninsula (PDF; 634 KB) Belt, S.V. 2010. Norman A. Berg National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. September 2010. 7p. (ID# 9980).

Wildflowers for Wildlife Diversity in Conservation Plantings (PDF; 270 KB) Ugiansky, R.J. 2008. USDA-NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. June 2008. 2p. (ID# 8099).

Sphagnum Moss Propagation Protocol (PDF; 38 KB) Ugiansky, R. 2007. Native Plant Network, Propagation Protocol Database. Moscow, ID. 9/17/07. 6p. (ID# 7619).

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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).

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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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