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Publications - Brooksville Plant Materials Center

The Brooksville 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

Planting and Managing Giant Miscanthus as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 962 KB) M.J. Williams and Joel Douglas 2011. National PMP Website. 30p. (ID# 10548).

Technical Note 35: Collecting Plant Materials (PDF; 251 KB) Maura, C. and G. Peckham 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. FL-TN35, 1997. 4p. (ID# 1877).

Production of Biofuel Crops in Florida: Switchgrass (PDF; 154 KB) Newman, Y., C. Rainbolt, M.J. Williams, and J. Vendramini 2008. Agron. Dep., Univ. Florida, IFAS, Florida Coop. Ext. Ser.. Gainesville, FL. SS AGR 291. 3p. (ID# 7987).

Planting and Production Guide, Citrus Germplasm Maidencane (PDF; 138 KB) M.J. Williams, J. Grabowski, and M.A. Gonter 2007. USDA, NRCS, Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. 3p. (ID# 7478).

Windbreaks for Citrus Canker Control Silk Oak (Grevillea robusta) a Choice for Producers (PDF; 251 KB) M.J. Williams 2006. Florida NRCS. Gainesville, FL. 2p. (ID# 7469).

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Major Publications

Native Plants for Coastal Dune Restoration: What, When, and How for Florida (PDF; 12 MB) M.J. Williams 2007. Florida NRCS. Gainesville, FL. 06/28/07. 51p. (ID# 7474).

Development of seed sources and establishment methods for native upland reclamation - final report (PDF; 420 KB) S. Pfaff, C. Maura, Jr., M.A. Gonter 2002. Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. October 2001. 70p. (ID# 7231).

Florida Native Seed Production Manual (PDF; 4.0 MB) Pfaff, S., M.A. Gonter, and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center and Florida Institute of Phosphate Research. Brooksville, FL. Jun. 2002. 65p. (ID# 2549).

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Plant Fact Sheets

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

Amphicarpum muehlenbergianum Plant Guide (PDF; 274 KB) M.J. Williams, C.M. Sheahan, J.M. Grabowski 2011. Brooksville, FL. March 29, 2011. 3p. (ID# 10200).

Plant Guide for Gulfhairawn Muhly (PDF; 91 KB) J.M. Grabowski and M.J. Williams 2009. Brooksville PMC. Baton Rouge, LA. June 2009. 4p. (ID# 8592).

Planting Guide for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 71 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, and M.A. Gonter 2008. FLPMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 8062).

Planting Guide for Ghost Rider Purple Bluestem (PDF; 72 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, and G. Hendricks 2007. Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2007. 2p. (ID# 7232).

Planting Guide: Aeschynomene americana F-149 (American joinvetch) (PDF; 128 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1884).

Planting Guide: Arachis glabrata Arbrook (perennial peanut) (PDF; 142 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1885).

Planting Guide: Hemarthria altissima (limpograss) (PDF; 112 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1886).

Planting Guide: Panicum hemitomon (maidencane) (PDF; 122 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Aug. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1887).

Planting Guide: Panicum virgatum (switchgrass) (PDF; 83 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 1p. (ID# 1888).

Planting Guide: Zea mexicana Chapingo (Mexican teosinte) (PDF; 91 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Aug. 1997. 1p. (ID# 1889).

Planting Guide: Panicum amarum (bitter panicum) (PDF; 81 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1996. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jan. 1996. 1p. (ID# 1882).

Planting Guide: Spartina patens (marshhay cordgrass) (PDF; 66 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1996. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jan. 1996. 1p. (ID# 1883).

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Release Brochure

Purple Haze Germplasm Hairawn Muhly Release Brochure (PDF; 303 KB) J.M. Grabowski 2012. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2012. 2p. (ID# 11221).

Seas Islands Sweetgrass Brochure (PDF; 172 KB) J.M. Grabowski, R.J. Dufault, M.J. Williams 2009. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville PMC. June 2009. 2p. (ID# 8591).

Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 157 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, M.A. Gonter 2008. FLPMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 8063).

Ghost Rider Purple Bluestem Brochure (PDF; 186 KB) M.A. Gonter and J. Grabowski 2007. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. October 2007. 2p. (ID# 7651).

Brooksville 67 Germplasm, perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata var. hagenbeckii) (PDF; 236 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. (ID# 5054).

Brooksville 68 Germplasm, perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata Benth.) (PDF; 157 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5055).

Chapingo Mexican teosinte (Zea mexicana) (PDF; 147 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 323).

Citrus Germplasm, maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) (PDF; 212 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5449).

Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides L.): Martin Germplasm and St. Lucie Germplasm (PDF; 129 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5450).

Flora Sun beach sunflower (Helianthis debilis subsp. debilis) (PDF; 137 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5056).

Floral Passion Germplasm blazing star (Liatris elegans) (PDF; 182 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5451).

Northpa and Southpa, bitter panicum (Panicum amarum) (PDF; 133 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5053).

Sharp marshhay cordgrass (Spartina patens) (PDF; 289 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5448).

Switchgrasses for Southern Florida (Panicum virgatum): Miami, Stuart, Wabasso (PDF; 78 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5447).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Improved Plants For a Better Tomorrow 2006 (PDF; 164 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5452).

Plantas Mejoradas Para Un Futuro Mejor (PDF; 231 KB) C.Maura,Jr.,M.A.Gonter,B.D.Gordon,M.L. Vidoz, M.J.Williams 2006. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 6677).

Fact Sheet: Gully Stabilization in North Florida (PDF; 57 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2000. 2p. (ID# 345).

Rock Reed Filter: What Is It? (PDF; 5.3 MB) Staley, D. and C. Maura 1995. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Gainesville, FL. 1995. 2p. (ID# 2895).

Improved Plants for a Better Tomorrow 1993 (PDF; 4.4 MB) Peckham, G. 1994. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Sept. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2413).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

2013 Brooksville Plant Materials Center Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 484 KB) J.M. Grabowski 2014. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. December 2013. 3p. (ID# 12180).

2012 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 539 KB) M.J. Williams 2013. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. December 2012. 3p. (ID# 11592).

2011 Brooksville PMC Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 307 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams 2012. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. December 2011. 4p. (ID# 10849).

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Newsletters

December 2011 PMC Impact (PDF; 253 KB) M.J. Williams, M.A. Gonter, J.M Grabowski 2012. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. December 2011. 2p. (ID# 10850).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Cover Crop Mixes for Soil Health Year 1 Progress Report (PDF; 1.4 KB) Janet Grabowski and M.J. Williams 2014. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville PMC. May 2014. 13p. (ID# 12182).

Use of Multivariant Analysis to Develop Forage Suitability Groups - Interpretive Summary (PDF; 9 KB) M.J. Williams, R.A. Robbins, C. Ellis, and K.E. Spaeth 2009. 2009 American Forage and Grasslands Council Annual Conference - Interpretive Summaries, 21-23 June 2009, Grand Rapids, MI.. Elmhurst, IL. 2009. 1p. (ID# 9002).

Bermudagrass Yield and Quality Through the Grazing Season (PDF; 47 KB) S.W. Coleman and M.J. Williams 2007. USDA, ARS, Subtropical Agricultural Research Station 75th Anniversary Field Day Proceedings. Brooksville, FL. May 25, 2007. 4p. (ID# 7578).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Fact Sheet: Forage Species on sprayfields (PDF; 139 KB) Peckham, G. 1998. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jun. 1998. 2p. (ID# 2416).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Effect of Flooding Duration and Nitrogen Fertilization on Yield and Protein Content of Three Forage Species (PDF; 1.1 MB) G.C. Sigua, M.J. Williams, J.Grabowski, C. Chase, and M. Kongchum 2012. Agronomy Journal. 104. 8p. (ID# 11392).

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Published Abstracts

Effect of Container Size and Fertilization on Field Establishment of Sweetgrass Plants - abstract (PDF; 50 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, T. Socha, D. Findlay, M.A. Gonter 2013. 8th Eastern Native Grass Symposium, VA Tech. Univ. publisher. Charlottesville, VA. Oct. 1-4, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11434).

Effect of Processing and Storage Treatments on Germination of Florida Liatris Seed (PDF; 59 KB) J. Grabowski and M.J. Williams 2013. Florida Native Plant Society, 2013 Annual Conference. Jacksonville, FL. May 17-19, 2013. 1p. (ID# 11756).

Strategies to Control Weed Competition in Strip-Planted Rhizoma Peanut in Existing Bahiagrass Pastures (PDF; 37 KB) M.S. Casillo, L.E. Sollenberger, A.R. Blount, J.A. Ferrell, M.J. Williams, and C.L. Mackowiak 2012. Proceedings 66th Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Conference. San Juan, PR. June 6-9, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11393).

An Evaluation of Bioengineering Techniques to Establish Woody Vegetation Along the Margins of Restored Wetlands on Phosphate Mineland in Florida - abstract (PDF; 19 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, R. Garcia, C. Beavers, J. Pederson, M.A Gonter 2011. 38th Annual Natural Areas Conference. Tallahassee, FL. Nov. 2. 1p. (ID# 10740).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Effect of Container Size and Fertilization on Field Establishment of Sweetgrass Plants (PDF; 80 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, T. Socha, D. Findlay, M.A. Gonter 2013. 8th Eastern Native Grass Symposium, VA Tech. Univ. publisher. Charlottesville, VA. Oct. 1-4, 2012. 6p. (ID# 11433).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Wetland Plants for Revegetation in Florida (PDF; 243 KB) M.J. Williams and J. Grabowski 2007. Proc. 33rd Annual Ecosystem Restoration and Creation Conference. Plant City, FL. 2007 (in press). 8p. (ID# 7475).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Grass Seed for Revegetation in Florida (PDF; 108 KB) M.J. Williams and J. Grabowski 2006. Proceedings 2006 Annual Conference, American Forage and Grassland Council. Georgetown, TX. Vol. 15, March 11-13, 2006. 5p. (ID# 6920).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Grass Seed for Florida (PDF; 87 KB) M.J. Williams and J. Grabowski 2006. Proceedings of the Fifth Eastern Native Grass Symposium .. Madison, WI. 2006. 384p. (ID# 7468).

Developing Seed Sources of Florida Native Upland Grass Species (PDF; 139 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2000. Daniels, W.L., and S.G. Richardson (Eds.). Proceedings, 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Tampa, FL, June 11-15, 2000. Amer. Soc. Surf. Mining Rec.. Lexington, KY. Jun. 2000. 5p. (ID# 2550).

Direct Seeding Native Species on Reclaimed Phosphate-Mined Lands (PDF; 68 KB) Pfaff, S. and M.A. Gonter 2000. Ritchie, J.C., J.A. Dickerson, and C.A. Ritchie (eds.). Proc. Second Eastern Native Grass Symposium: Baltimore, MD November 17-19, 1999. Published by USDA-ARS, and USDA-NRCS. Beltsville, MD. Nov. 1999. 14p. (ID# 2655).

Seeding Two Native Grass Species on Reclaimed Phosphate Minedlands (PDF; 162 KB) Pfaff, S. and M.A. Gonter 2000. Daniels, W.L., and S.G. Richardson (Eds.). Proceedings, 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Tampa, FL, June 11-15, 2000. Amer. Soc. Surf. Mining Rec.. Lexington, KY. Jun. 2000. 7p. (ID# 2553).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Light at the End of the Tunnel - Ghost Rider Purple Bluestem (PDF; 79 KB) M.J. Williams 2007. Quail Unlimited. Edgefield, SC. Sep/Oct 2006. 2p. (ID# 7473).

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Release Notices

Release notice for Purple Haze Germplasm hairawn muhly (PDF; 313 KB) Janet M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, and Ann Blount 2012. Brooksville PMC, Univ. of Florida, IFAS. Brooksville, FL. September 2012. 18p. (ID# 11222).

Notice of Release of Osceola Blue Germplasm Lopsided Indiangrass (PDF; 3.5 MB) M.J. Williams and J.M. Grabowski 2009. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. September 2009. 9p. (ID# 8999).

Notice of Release of Sea Islands Germplasm Sweetgrass (PDF; 1.1 MB) M.A. Gonter, J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams 2009. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville PMC. June 2009. 6p. (ID# 8594).

Release Notice for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 207 KB) J.M. Grabowski, M.A. Gonter, and M.J. Williams 2008. FLPMC. 8p. (ID# 8060).

Spring 2008 PMC Impact (PDF; 313 KB) Mary Anne Gonter, M.J. Williams, and Janet Grabowski 2008. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. April 2008. 2p. (ID# 7895).

Release Notice for Ghost Rider Germplasm Chalky Bluestem (PDF; 34 KB) J. Grabowski 2005. Brooksville, FL PMC. Brooksville, FL. 4p. (ID# 7218).

Notice of Release of Perennial Peanut Brooksville 67 (PDF; 90 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2002. 5p. (ID# 2551).

Notice of Release of Perennial Peanut Brooksville 68 (PDF; 90 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2002. 5p. (ID# 2552).

Martin Germplasm, Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) Conservation Plant Release (PDF; 30 KB) Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS. Brooksville, FL. Mar. 2000. 3p. (ID# 7212).

St. Lucie Germplasm Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) Conservation Plant Release (PDF; 25 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Mar. 2000. 3p. (ID# 329).

Notice of Release: Citrus germplasm maidencane (Panicum hemitomon) (PDF; 15 KB) Maura, C. and G. Peckham 1998. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. 1998. 4p. (ID# 1878).

Notice of Release: Helianthus debilis Flora Sun (beach sunflower) (PDF; 122 KB) Newman, J. and T. Glasgow 1991. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 1991. 4p. (ID# 6220).

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