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Publications - Rose Lake Plant Materials Center

The Rose Lake 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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Technical Notes

Plant Materials Technical Note - No. 1. Plant species with rooting ability from live hardwood materials for use in soil bioengineering techniques (PDF; null) Burgdorff, D.W., C. Miller, S. Wr ight, C.E. Morganti, D. Darris, Glenn Sakamoto, Rose Lake PMC 2007. NRCS National Plant Materials Program. Washington D.C.. Plant Materials Technical Note No. 1 January 2007. 8p. (ID# 7364).

Michigan Technical Note #13 Plant Materials- Using Seed Package Label Information to Calculate Pure Live Seed (PLS) and Seeding Rates (PDF; 288 KB) John W. Leif 2006. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Agronomy Note #13, September, 2006. 5p. (ID# 6746).

Biology Technical Note #19 - Availability of Conservation Plant Releases from Rose Lake Plant Materials Center (PDF; 122 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January, 2014. 7p. (ID# 12091).

Agronomy TN #64 - Mulching Materials for Control of Soil Erosion (PDF; 286 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC, John Leif 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September, 2013. 6p. (ID# 11904).

Pollinator Biology and Habitat, Michigan Biology Technical Note No. 20 (PDF; 891 KB) Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC 2013. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. April 2013. 36p. (ID# 11774).

Video - Calibration of a Truax Grain Drill (PDF; null) Brian Buehler, John Leif, Sergio Perez 2012. Rose Lake PMC. (ID# 11256).

Community Garden Guide- Plant Propagation Rack (PDF; 1.1 MB) Dave Burgdorf, Tom Feck, John Leif 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March, 2012. 13p. (ID# 11120).

Calibration of Truax No-Till Grain Drill (Model FLX 1188RD (PDF; 269 KB) Jerry Grigar, John Leif 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. April 2012. 5p. (ID# 11123).

Propagation Protocols for Plants from Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (PDF; 57 KB) Gail Bischoff, John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2011. 5p. (ID# 10594).

Installation of Vegetative Sod Strips for Use as Vegetative Barriers (PDF; 969 KB) John Leif 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2008. 7p. (ID# 8121).

Comparison of Seed Germination Techniques for Common Elderberry (Sambucus nigra L. ssp canadensis (L) R. Bolli Accession 9084126 (PDF; 130 KB) John Leif 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2008. 4p. (ID# 10584).

Direct-Seeding Tree and Shrub Establishment (PDF; 115 KB) John Leif 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2008. 7p. (ID# 8119).

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Major Publications

Vegetating with Native Grasses in Northeastern North America (PDF; 13.7 MB) Paul Salon , John Dickerson, Dave Burgdorf, Tony Bush, Chris Miller, Brent Wark, Ron Maher, Bill Poole 2011. Update and online version of "Vegetating with Native Grasses in the Northeast.". 2011. 135p. (ID# 10321).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Prairie Sandreed Fact Sheet (PDF; 144 KB) John Durling, Dave Burgdorf, John Leif 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10587).

Northern Sweetgrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 119 KB) John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2010. East Lansing, MI. 2p. (ID# 9787).

Plant Fact Sheet, American Elder (PDF; 159 KB) John Leif, USDA-NRCS 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Sept, 2010. 2p. (ID# 9801).

Sweetgrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 104 KB) John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2010. East Lansing, MI. 2p. (ID# 9793).

Marion Desmodium Conservation Plant Attributes Table (PDF; 28 KB) John Leif 2009. MIPMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2009. 3p. (ID# 9073).

Miscanthus Vegetative Barriers for Soil Conservation (PDF; 677 KB) Dave Burgdorf, Chris Coulon 2009. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. February, 2009. 1p. (ID# 8499).

Plant Fact Sheet: Sweet Flag (PDF; 240 KB) Bush, T. 2001. Oct. 2001. 2p. (ID# 3081).

Saltmeadow Cordgrass (PDF; 250 KB) Bush, T. 2000. Aug. 2000. 2p. (ID# 3067).

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Plant Guides

Dillenius' Ticktrefoil (Desmodium glabellum) Plant Guide (PDF; 114 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC, John Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11777).

Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil (Desmodium paniculatum [L.] DC.) Plant Guide (PDF; 124 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC, John Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2013. 2p. (ID# 11778).

Saltmeadow Cordgrass (Spartina patens [Aiton] Muhl.) Plant Guide (PDF; 125 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC, John Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. March, 2013. 3p. (ID# 11779).

Prairie Sandreed Plant Guide (PDF; 137 KB) John Durling, Dave Burgdorf, John Leif 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. April 2011. 5p. (ID# 10586).

Plant Guide, Common Elderberry (PDF; 119 KB) John Leif, USDA-NRCS 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Sept. 2010. 6p. (ID# 9776).

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Release Brochure

'Affinity' northern white cedar (PDF; 415 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12211).

'Imperial' Carolina poplar (PDF; 268 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12212).

'Indigo' silky dogwood (PDF; 512 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12213).

'Lancer' perennial pea (PDF; 141 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12216).

'Magenta' hybrid crabapple (PDF; 658 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12218).

'Roselow' Sargent's crabapple (PDF; 357 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12220).

Alcona Germplasm Dillenius' tick-trefoil (PDF; 701 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12210).

Grant Germplasm panicledleaf tick-trefoil (PDF; 177 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12222).

Icy Blue Germplasm Canada wildrye (PDF; 550 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12224).

Koch Germplasm prairie sandreed (PDF; 779 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12214).

Leelanau Germplasm highbush cranberry (PDF; 527 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12215).

Marion Germplasm Dillenius' tick-trefoil (PDF; 271 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12217).

Riverbend Germplasm silky Willow (PDF; 420 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12219).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm Indiangrass (PDF; 388 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12205).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm big bluestem (PDF; 685 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12221).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm little bluestem (PDF; 351 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12206).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm switchgrass (PDF; 390 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12207).

Vintage Germplasm common elderberry (PDF; 633 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12208).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Plant Releases Available to Commercial Growers (PDF; 454 KB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August 2010. 2p. (ID# 9800).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center (PDF; 355 KB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 10598).

Cranberry (PDF; 327 KB) Dave Burgdorf, Tom Cogger 2008. Rose Lake PMC, Bad River Natural Resources, Wisconsin NRCS. East Lansing, MI. March 2008. 2p. (ID# 7813).

Establishment of Vegetative Sod Strips in Greenhouse for Use in Vegetative Barriers (PDF; 723 KB) John Leif 2008. (ID# 8120).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Indiana (PDF; 170 KB) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7263).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Michigan (PDF; 180 KB) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7264).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Ohio (PDF; 173 KB) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7262).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Wisconsin (PDF; 171 KB) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7265).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2013 Activities Report (PDF; 1.7 MB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March, 2014. 10p. (ID# 12093).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2013 Activity Report (PDF; 3.15 MB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2013. 10p. (ID# 12042).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Report of Activities, Fiscal Year 2012 (PDF; 2.7 MB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January, 2013. 10p. (ID# 11663).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Rose Lake PMC Annual Technical Report 2013 (PDF; 935 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March, 2014. 35p. (ID# 12095).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012 Technical Report (PDF; 923 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC, John Durling 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2012. 38p. (ID# 11782).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2011 Technical Report (PDF; 469 KB) John Durling, John Leif 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. February, 2012. 54p. (ID# 11244).

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Newsletters

Rose Lake PMC Winter Newsletter (PDF; 984 KB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March, 2014. 3p. (ID# 12094).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Autumn Newsletter 2013 (PDF; 813 KB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Fall, 2013. 5p. (ID# 12040).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Winter Newsletter FY13 (PDF; 1 MB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Winter FY 13. 4p. (ID# 11577).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Program, Spring 2013 Newsletter (PDF; 1.1 MB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Spring, 2013. 5p. (ID# 11903).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

USDA-Tested Plants Address Natural Resource Concerns (PDF; 1.1 MB) John Durling, Brian Buehler 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. June, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12209).

Community Garden Guide Vegetable Garden Planning and Development (PDF; 310 KB) Tom Cogger, Dave Burgdorf, Vijai Pandian 2010. Rose Lake Plant Materials Program. (ID# 9407).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Brassica cover crop trial will help farmers make cover crop decisions (PDF; 37 KB) Dale Mutch 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11122).

Fall planted brassica cover crop winterkill and weed suppression (PDF; 311 KB) Victoria Ackroyd, Dale Mutch, John Durling, John Leif, Sergio Perez 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2012. (ID# 11246).

Community Garden Guide - Season Extension- Hoophouses (PDF; 1.9 MB) Dave Burgdorf and Tom Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revised 2009. 5p. (ID# 9802).

Community Garden Guide-Season Extension - Field Tunnels (PDF; 245 KB) Dave Burgdorf and Tom Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revised 2009. 4p. (ID# 9779).

Community Garden Guide-Season Extension-Floating Row Cover (PDF; 213 KB) Dave Burgdorf and Tom Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revision 2009. 3p. (ID# 9780).

Community Garden Guide-Season Extension-High Tunnel (PDF; 277 KB) Dave Burgdorf and Tom Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revised 2009. 5p. (ID# 9778).

Community Garden Guide-Season Extension-Seed Starting (PDF; 494 KB) Dave Burgdorf and Tom Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revision 2009. 9p. (ID# 9781).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Comparison of seed germination techniques for common elderberry (Sambucus nigra L. ssp. canadensis) (PDF; 539 KB) John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2011. Native Plants Journal. Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 12:2, 2011, pg 132 - 135. 4p. (ID# 11674).

Notice of release of Vintage Germplasm common elderberry (PDF; 378 KB) John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2011. Native Plants Journal. Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 12:2, summer 2011, pg 129 - 131. 3p. (ID# 10589).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Germplasm Indiangrass (PDF; 436 KB) John Durling, John Leif, Dave Burgdorf 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Vol.2, No.1, January 2008. 1p. (ID# 7806).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Germplasm Switchgrass (PDF; 437 KB) John Durling, John Leif, Dave Burgdorf 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Vol.2, No.1, January 2008. 1p. (ID# 7805).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Little Bluestem Germplasm (PDF; 119 KB) John Druling, John Leif, Dave Burgdorf 2008. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August, 2008. 1p. (ID# 8250).

Registration of Icy Blue Canada Wildrye Germplasm in Crop Science Society of America, Inc. (PDF; 31 KB) John C. Durling, John W. Leif, David W. Burgdorf 2006. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August, 2006. 1p. (ID# 6760).

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Published Abstracts

Plant Growth Attributes of Brassicaceous Cover Crops (PDF; 24 KB) Victoria Ackroyd, John Leif, John Durling, Sergio Perez, and others 2012. Rose Lake PMC, MSU Extension, University of Minnesota. East Lansing, MI. October 2011. 1p. (ID# 11250).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Results from a Brassica Variety Trial in MN and MI (PDF; 2.1 MB) John Durling, Miriam Gieske, Victoria Ackroyd 2011. Rose Lake PMC. Ada, OH. February, 2011. 28p. (ID# 10593).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Utilizing warm season grasses as a vegetative buffer (PDF; 46 KB) Gerald May and John Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC and MSU Extension. East Lansing, MI. 2013. 2p. (ID# 12041).

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Release Notices

Notice of Release of Marion Germplasm Dillenius' Tick-Trefoil Selected Class of Natural Germplasm (PDF; 17 KB) Tony Bush, Y. Golod, J. Durling, J. Leif 2009. MIPMC. East Lansing, MI. September, 2009. 3p. (ID# 9075).

Koch Germplasm - Release Notice (PDF; 817 KB) John Durling, John Leif, Dave Burgdorf 2008. 4p. (ID# 8251).

Notice of Release of Grant Germplasm Panicledleaf Tick-Trefoil tested class of natural Germplasm (PDF; 739 KB) T.C. Bush, Y. Golod, J.C. Durling, J.W. Leif 2006. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August 8, 2006. 10p. (ID# 6745).

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Other Publication Types

Propagation Protocol Plants Produced for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (PDF; 365 KB) John Leif 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. June 2012. 34p. (ID# 11125).

Strategic plan Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Great Lakes Region (PDF; 138 KB) Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 1997. USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. Jun. 23, 1997. 12p. (ID# 2526).

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