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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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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

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).

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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).

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

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

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).

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

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

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

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

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Plant Guides

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).

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).

Panicled Leaf 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).

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

'Roselow' Sargent Crabapple (PDF; 360 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11240).

Riverbend Germplasm Silky Willow (PDF; 320 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11248).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) (PDF; 247 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11251).

Vintage Germplasm Common Elderberry (Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis) (PDF; 321 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11252).

Southlow Michigan Germplasm Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) (PDF; 421 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11253).

Grant Germplasm Panicledleaf Tick-Trefoil (PDF; 180 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11661).

'Imperial' Carolina Poplar (PDF; 419 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11662).

'Magenta' hybrid crabapple (PDF; 755 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January 2012. 2p. (ID# 11738).

'Affinity' Northern white cedar (PDF; 457 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11741).

Koch Germplasm Prairie Sandreed (PDF; 777 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11742).

Alcona Germplasm dillenius' Tick-Trefoil (PDF; 406 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11743).

Riverbend Germplasm Silky Willow (PDF; 443 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake PMC 2014. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. January, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12092).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

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

Plant Releases Available to Commercial Growers (PDF; 304 KB) Burgdorf, D., J. Rissler, J. Leif, E. Gerona 2003. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September, 2003. 2p. (ID# 5100).

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

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).

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).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Report of Activities for 2011 (PDF; 536 KB) John Durling, Dave Burgdorf, Elaine Gerona 2011. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. FY 2011. 5p. (ID# 10766).

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).

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

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PMC Annual Technical Report

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).

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

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Newsletters

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Winter Newsletter 2012 (PDF; 613 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Winter 2012. 5p. (ID# 10923).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Spring 2012 Newsletter (PDF; 924 KB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. May, 2012. 3p. (ID# 11124).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Summer 2012 Newsletter (PDF; 2 MB) USDA-NRCS Rose Lake Plant Materials Center 2012. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. June 2012. 5p. (ID# 11245).

Rose Lake Plant Materials Center Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF; 465 KB) John Leif, Elaine Gerona 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. Fall; 2012. 4p. (ID# 11576).

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).

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

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

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-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 - 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-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).

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).

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Refereed Journal Articles

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).

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).

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).

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 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).

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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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Technical Poster

Brassica Cover Crops: Considerations from a Recent Mild Winter (PDF; 4.9 MB) John Durling, John Leif, Victoria Ackroyd, Sergio Perez 2012. Rose Lake Plant Materials Center. East Lansing, MI. September, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11254).

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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 Vintage Germplasm Common Elderberry Selected Class of Natural Germplasm (PDF; 222 KB) John Leif, John Durling, Dave Burgdorf 2011. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. August 2010. 7p. (ID# 10604).

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

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).

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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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