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Published Abstracts

Plant Growth Attributes of Brassicaceous Cover Crops Ackroyd, V.J, J.C. Durling, M.F. Gieske, D.G. Baas, B.R. Durgan, J.J. Grigar Jr., J.W. Leif III, D.R. Mutch, S.A. PĂ©rez, and D.L. Wyse 2012. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America annual joint meeting. San Antonio, TX. October 2011. 1p. (ID# 11250).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Community Garden Guide- Plant Propagation Rack Burgdorf, D., T. Feck and J. Leif 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March 2012. 13p. (ID# 11120).

Community Garden Guide Vegetable Garden Planning and Development Cogger, T., D. Burgdorf, and V. Pandian 2010. Rose Lake Plant Materials Program. (ID# 9407).

Plant Releases Available to Commercial Growers Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August 2010. 2p. (ID# 9800).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 10598).

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

Community Garden Guide-Season Extension - Field Tunnels Burgdorf, D. and T. 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 Burgdorf, D. and T. Cogger 2009. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Original 2005/ Revision 2009. 3p. (ID# 9780).

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

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

Cranberry Burgdorf, D. and T. Cogger 2008. Rose Lake PMC, Bad River Natural Resources, Wisconsin NRCS. East Lansing, MI. March 2008. 2p. (ID# 7813).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Indiana Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7263).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Michigan Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7264).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Ohio Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7262).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Wisconsin Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7265).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Prairie Sandreed Fact Sheet Durling, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Leif 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10587).

American Elder Plant Fact Sheet Leif, J., USDA-NRCS 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9801).

Northern Sweetgrass Plant Fact Sheet Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2p. (ID# 9787).

Sweetgrass Plant Fact Sheet Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2010. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2p. (ID# 9793).

Marion Desmodium Conservation Plant Attributes Table Leif, J. 2009. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2009. 3p. (ID# 9073).

Miscanthus Vegetative Barriers for Soil Conservation Burgdorf, D. and C. Coulon 2009. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. February 2009. 1p. (ID# 8499).

Sweet Flag Plant Fact Sheet Bush, T. 2001. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. Oct. 2001. 2p. (ID# 3081).

Wild Tobacco Plant Fact Sheet Bush, T. 2001. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. Oct. 2001. 2p. (ID# 3076).

Saltmeadow Cordgrass Bush, T. 2000. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. Aug. 2000. 2p. (ID# 3067).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Utilizing warm season grasses as a vegetative buffer May, G. , J. Leif, and R. Collins 2013. Rose Lake PMC and MSU Extension. East Lansing, MI. 2013. 2p. (ID# 12041).

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Newsletters

Rose Lake PMC Winter Newsletter Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March 2014. 3p. (ID# 12094).

Spring/Summer Newsletter Leif., J.W. 2014. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. Spring/Summer. 9p. (ID# 12626).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Autumn Newsletter 2013 Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Fall 2013. 5p. (ID# 12040).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Winter Newsletter FY13 Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Winter FY 13. 4p. (ID# 11577).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Program, Spring 2013 Newsletter Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2013. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Spring 2013. 5p. (ID# 11903).

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Plant Guides

Dillenius' Ticktrefoil (Desmodium glabellum) Plant Guide USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center and J. Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2013. 2p. (ID# 11777).

Panicledleaf Ticktrefoil (Desmodium paniculatum [L.] DC.) Plant Guide USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center and J. Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2013. 2p. (ID# 11778).

Saltmeadow Cordgrass (Spartina patens [Aiton] Muhl.) Plant Guide USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center and J. Leif 2013. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. March 2013. 3p. (ID# 11779).

Prairie Sandreed Plant Guide Durling, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Leif 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. April 2011. 5p. (ID# 10586).

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

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Brassica cover crop trial will help farmers make cover crop decisions Mutch, D. 2012. Michigan State University Extension. East Lansing, MI. March 2012. 1p. (ID# 11122).

Fall-planted brassica cover crop winter-kill and weed suppression Ackroyd, V.J., D.R. Mutch, D.G. Baas, J.C. Durling, J.W. Leif, and S.A. Perez 2012. Michigan State University Extension. East Lansing, MI. 2012. 3p. (ID# 11246).

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Major Publications

Vegetating with Native Grasses in Northeastern North America Salon, P., J.Dickerson, D. Burgdorf, T. Bush, C. Miller, B. Wark, R. Maher, and B. Poole 2011. Update and online version of "Vegetating with Native Grasses in the Northeast.". 2011. 135p. (ID# 10321).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

2014 Progress Report of Activities Durling, J.C. 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. December 2014. 4p. (ID# 12487).

FY 2012 Progress Report of Activities USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January 2013. 10p. (ID# 11663).

FY 2013 Progress Report of Activities Leif, J. and E. Gerona 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March 2014. 10p. (ID# 12042).

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Release Brochures

'Affinity' northern white cedar Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12211).

'Imperial' Carolina poplar Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12212).

'Indigo' silky dogwood Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12213).

'Lancer' perennial pea Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12216).

'Magenta' hybrid crabapple Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12218).

'Roselow' Sargent's crabapple Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12220).

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

Grant Germplasm panicledleaf tick-trefoil Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12222).

Icy Blue Germplasm Canada wildrye Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12224).

Koch Germplasm prairie sandreed Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12214).

Leelanau Germplasm highbush cranberry Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12215).

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

Riverbend Germplasm silky willow Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12219).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm Indiangrass Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12205).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm big bluestem Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12221).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm little bluestem Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12206).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm switchgrass Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12207).

Vintage Germplasm common elderberry Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. April 2014. 2p. (ID# 12208).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Comparison of Seed Germination Techniques for Common Elderberry Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2011. Native Plants Journal. 12(2): 132-135. 4p. (ID# 12533).

Comparison of seed germination techniques for common elderberry (Sambucus nigra L. ssp. canadensis) Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2011. Native Plants Journal. 12(2):132-135. 4p. (ID# 11674).

Notice of Release of Vintage Germplasm Common Elderberry: A Selected Class of Natural Germplasm Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2011. Native Plants Journal. 12(2):129-131. 3p. (ID# 10589).

Notice of Release of Dillenius' Tick-trefoil: A Selected Class of Natural Germplasm Leif, J.W., J.C. Durling, and D.W. Burgdorf 2010. Native Plants Journal. 11(1): 23-25. 3p. (ID# 12518).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Germplasm Indiangrass Durling, J., J. Leif, and D. Burgdorf 2008. Journal of Plant Registrations. 2:56. 1p. (ID# 7806).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Germplasm Switchgrass Durling, J., J. Leif, and D. Burgdorf 2008. Journal of Plant Registrations. 2:60. 1p. (ID# 7805).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Big Bluestem Germplasm Durling, J.C., J.W. Leif, and D.W. Burgdorf 2007. Crop Science. 47:455. 1p. (ID# 7171).

Registration of Southlow Michigan Little Bluestem Germplasm Durling, J.C., J.W. Leif, and D.W. Burgdorf 2007. Journal of Plant Registrations. 1:134. 1p. (ID# 8250).

Registration of Icy Blue Canada Wildrye Germplasm Durling, J.C., J.W. Leif, and D.W. Burgdorf 2006. Crop Science. 46:2330. 1p. (ID# 6760).

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Release Notices

Koch Germplasm - Release Notice Durling, J., J. Leif, and D. Burgdorf 2008. Rose Lake PMC. E.Lansing, MI. 4p. (ID# 8251).

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

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Final Study Report

Tolerance of Selected Wildflower Species to Postemergence Herbicides Durling, J.C. and J.W. Leif 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2015. 9p. (ID# 12485).

Winter Cover Crop Growth and Effect on Yield of Corn Durling, J.C. and J.W. Leif 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2015. 12p. (ID# 12486).

Development of Great Lakes Composite of Bottlebrush Grass Durling, J.C. and Leif, J.W. 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. E. Lansing, MI. September 2014. 4p. (ID# 12297).

Development of Great Lakes Composite of Virginia Wildrye Durling, J.C. and J.W. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. E. Lansing, MI. September 2014. 3p. (ID# 12267).

Selection and Evaluation of Improved Big Bluestem for Use as Forage for Livestock Durling, J.C. and J.W. Leif 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September 2014. 3p. (ID# 12268).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Results from a Brassica Variety Trial in MN and MI Durling, J., M. Gieske, and V. Ackroyd 2011. Midwest Cover Crops Council annual meeting. Ada, OH. February 2011. 28p. (ID# 10593).

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Technical Notes

Comparison of Seed Germination Techniques for Common Elderberry [Sambucus nigra L. ssp. canadensis (L) R. Bolli] Accession 9084126 Leif, J., J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2008. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. 4p. (ID# 10584).

Technical Note 1. Plant species with rooting ability from live hardwood materials for use in soil bioengineering techniques Burgdorf, D.W., C. Miller, S. Wright, C.E. Morganti, D. Darris, G. Sakamoto, and the Rose Lake PMC 2007. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Program. Washington, DC. January 2007. 8p. (ID# 7364).

Biology Technical Note #3 - Establishment of Vegetative Sod Strips in Greenhouse for Use in Vegetative Barriers Leif, J. 2008. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. September 2008. 9p. (ID# 8120).

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

Pollinator Biology and Habitat, Michigan Biology Technical Note No. 20 Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center, Dan Zay 2014. Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. E. Lansing, MI. revised March 2014. 36p. (ID# 11774).

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

USDA-Tested Plants Address Natural Resource Concerns Durling, J. and B. Buehler 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. January 2015. 2p. (ID# 12454).

Biology Technical Note #19 - Availability of Conservation Plant Releases from Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Durling, J. 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. January 2015. 7p. (ID# 12455).

2014 Weather Durling, J.C. 2015. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. February 2015. 1p. (ID# 12488).

Biology Tech Note #21 -- Sweetgrass Collection, Propagation, and Harvest Leif, J.W. and S.R. Winslow 2014. Rose Lake PMC and Bridger PMC. E. Lansing, MI. 2014. 5p. (ID# 12298).

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

Video - Calibration of a Truax Grain Drill Buehler, B., J. Leif, and S. Perez 2012. Rose Lake PMC. E. Lansing, MI. (ID# 11256).

Propagation Protocols for Plants from Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Bischoff, G., J. Leif, J. Durling, and D. Burgdorf 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. September 2011. 5p. (ID# 10594).

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

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

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Rose Lake PMC Annual Technical Report 2013 Durling, J. and J. Leif 2014. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. March 2014. 35p. (ID# 12095).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012 Technical Report USDA-NRCS Rose LakePlant Materials Center and J. Durling 2013. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. 2012. 38p. (ID# 11782).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2011 Technical Report Durling, J. and J. Leif 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. February 2012. 54p. (ID# 11244).

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Other Publication Types

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

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