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Publications - Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center

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Technical Notes

LAPM Tech Note_18 Native Planting Management Techniques (PDF; 94 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. Tech Note 18. 5p. (ID# 10575).

LAPM Tech Note 19 When To Plant Conservation Species in Louisiana Part A (PDF; 94 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. Tech Note 19. 2p. (ID# 10576).

LAPM Tech Note 20 'Tropic Sun' sunn hemp for cover crop use during the sugarcane fallow period (PDF; 117 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. Tech Note 20. 3p. (ID# 10579).

LAPMC Tech Tech Note 8 Conservation Seed Vendors For Louisiana Revised May 2012 (PDF; 65 KB) Morris Houck 2012. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. May 2012. 4p. (ID# 11237).

LAPMC Tech Note 15 Coastal Wetland Plant Vendors Revised September 2013 (PDF; 149 KB) Morris Houck 2013. LAPMC. Alexandria, LA. Sepetember 2013. 6p. (ID# 11896).

Louisiana Plant Materials Technical Note 21 - Lablab for Conservation Use in Louisiana (PDF; 54 KB) Morris Houck 2013. LAPMS. August 2013. August 2013. 2p. (ID# 11899).

Louisiana Plant Materials Technical Note 1 - Louisiana Seeding Rate Tables revised (PDF; 494 KB) Morris Houck 2013. LAPMS. Alexandria, LA. September 2013. 16p. (ID# 11900).

Plant Materials for Field Borders (PDF; 103 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. January 2007. 2p. (ID# 7253).

Plant Materials for Contour Buffer Strips (PDF; 49 KB) Morris Houck_x000d_ Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM program. Alexandria, LA. January 2007. 2p. (ID# 7260).

Evaluating Eastern Gamagrass Stands When Planted in 28-40" Rows (PDF; 45 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7509).

Plant Materials for Filter Strips (PDF; 50 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. April 2007. 2p. (ID# 7517).

Understanding Seed Certification and Seed Labels (PDF; 134 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. July 2009. 6p. (ID# 9030).

Understanding Seeding Rate, Recommended Planting Rates, and Pure Live Seed (PDF; 133 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. July 2009. 4p. (ID# 9045).

Calculating Seed Mixtures - Steps to Guide You In Developing Conservation Seed Mixtures (PDF; 138 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. July 2009. 8p. (ID# 9046).

PLANNING SITE AND SEEDBED PREPARATION FOR CROPLAND CONVERSION TO NATIVE SPECIES (PDF; 54 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. August 2009. 5p. (ID# 9047).

Conservation Planting Methods for Native and Introduced Species (PDF; 112 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Alexandria, LA. August 2009. 6p. (ID# 9048).

LAPM Tech Note 15 Coastal Wetland Plant Vendors (PDF; 73 KB) Morris Houck 2012. LAPMS. Louisiana. May 2010. 4p. (ID# 9974).

LAPM Tech Note 16_Container Grown Wetland Plants (PDF; 73 KB) Morris Houck 2010. LAPMS. Louisiana. June 2010. 4p. (ID# 9975).

LAPM Tech Note 17_Vegetative Wetland Plants (PDF; 73 KB) Morris Houck 2010. LAPMS. Louisiana. June 2010. 4p. (ID# 9976).

Appendix 1 - Planting Rates for Louisiana by MLRA's (PDF; 88 KB) Morris Houck 2010. LAPMS. Louisiana. March 2010. 15p. (ID# 9979).

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Major Publications

NRCs Plant Materials Center, a Proving Ground in Struggle for Coast (PDF; 1.5 MB) Gary Fine 2005. Water Marks, Louisiana Coastal Wetland Planning, Protection and Restoration News. Department of the Army, New Orleans, Louisiana. April 2005 Number 28. 15p. (ID# 5994).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Gulf Bluestem Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 130 KB) Gary Fine, Richard Neill 2007. Golden Meadow PMC. Galliano, LA. January 2007. 1p. (ID# 7413).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Big Bluestem (PDF; 113 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7510).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Eastern Gamagrass (PDF; 209 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7511).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Indiangrass (PDF; 126 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7512).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Little Bluestem (PDF; 150 KB) Morris Houck 2007. LA PM Program. Alexandria,LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7513).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Partridge Pea (PDF; 270 KB) Morris houck 2007. LA PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7514).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Seashore Dropseed (PDF; 144 KB) Morris Houck 2007. LA PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7515).

Plant Collection Information Sheet - Switchgrass (PDF; 141 KB) Morris Houck 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7516).

Inland Sea Oats Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 76 KB) Richard Neill 2007. Golden Meadow PMC. Galliano, LA. February 2007. (ID# 7566).

Plant Fact Sheet - California bulrush (PDF; 77 KB) Richard Neill, Garret Thomassie 2007. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. August 2007. 2p. (ID# 7567).

Black Mangrove Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 92 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Louisiana NRCS. Alexandria, LA. September 2009. 2p. (ID# 9033).

Bahiagrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 101 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Louisiana NRCS. Alexandria, LA. September 2009. 3p. (ID# 9034).

Sugarberry Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 222 KB) Morris Houck 2009. Louisiana NRCS. Alexandria, LA. September 2009. 2p. (ID# 9043).

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Plant Guides

Plant Guide for Cajun Sunrise Germplasm ashy sunflower (PDF; 181 KB) Garret Thomassie, Curt J. Riche' & Morris Houck 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 9/24/2012. 3p. (ID# 11239).

Plant Guide Spartina alterniflora Smooth Cordgrass (PDF; 200 KB) Materne, M. and G. Fine 2000. Baton Rouge, LA. Oct. 1999. 6p. (ID# 1874).

Plant Guide California bulrush (Schoenopletus californicus) (PDF; 2.2 MB) Materne, M. and Fine, G. 2000. Baton Rouge, LA. Sept. 2000. 6p. (ID# 5831).

Plant Guide Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) (PDF; 2.5 MB) Materne, M. and G. Fine 2000. Baton Rouge, LA. Oct. 1999. 6p. (ID# 5832).

Plant Guide Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans) (PDF; 687 KB) G. Thomassie 2005. Galliano, LA. Feb 2005. 6p. (ID# 5917).

Plant Guide for Panicum amarum - PLANTS Database (PDF; 127 KB) Julia Lamphere 2006. Golden Meadow PMC. Baton Rouge, LA. Submitted and accepted by Scott Peterson at the Plant Data Collection Center 1/2006.. 3p. (ID# 6446).

Chitimacha Tribe River Cane Plant Guide (PDF; 1.6 MB) Garret Thomassie, Gary Fine, Dawn Newman 2007. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. October 2006. 4p. (ID# 7408).

Plant Guide - Sea Oats (PDF; 178 KB) Gary Fine 2007. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. January 11,2007. 3p. (ID# 7412).

Avicennia germinans Black Mangrove Plant Guide (PDF; 256 KB) Richard Neill 2008. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. August 2008. 3p. (ID# 8255).

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Release Brochure

Release Brochure for Cajun Sunrise Germplasm ashy sunflower (PDF; 276 KB) Garret Thomassie, Curt J. Riche' & Morris Houck 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 9/24/2012. 2p. (ID# 11238).

Brochure Gulf Coast Marshhay Cordgrass (Spartina patens) (PDF; 282 KB) Thomassie, G 2005. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb 2005. (ID# 5820).

Brochure Brazoria Seashore Paspalum (Paspalum vaginatum) (PDF; 410 KB) Fine, G. and G. Thomassie 2000. USDA, NRCS, Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb. 2000. 1p. (ID# 5827).

Brochure Fourchon Bitter Panicum (Panicum amarum) (PDF; 527 KB) Fine, G. and G. Thomassie 2000. USDA NRCS Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb. 2000. 1p. (ID# 5828).

Brochure Pelican Black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans) (PDF; 307 KB) Fine, G. and G. Thomassie 2000. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb. 2000. 1p. (ID# 5829).

Brochure Vermilion Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) (PDF; 409 KB) Fine, G. and G. Thomassie 2000. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb. 2000. 1p. (ID# 5830).

Release Brochure - Timbalier Gulf Bluestem (PDF; 1.1 MB) Garret Thomassie, Gary Fine 2007. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. February 2007. 2p. (ID# 7407).

Release Brochure - Bayou Lafourche Germplasm California Bulrush (PDF; 968 KB) Garret Thomassie, Morris Houck 2007. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. August 2007. 2p. (ID# 7411).

Caminada Seaoats Brochure - Revised (PDF; 974 KB) Garret Thomassie and Richard Neill 2009. Golden Meadow PMC. Galliano, LA. December 2008. 2p. (ID# 9035).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Red Mulberry Plant Guide (PDF; 380 KB) Richard Neill, Garret Thomassie 2008. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. June 2008. 2p. (ID# 7910).

Sugarberry Plant Guide (PDF; 366 KB) Richard Neill, Garret Thomassie 2008. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. June 2008. 2p. (ID# 7911).

Salt Matrimony Vine Plant Guide (PDF; 432 KB) Richard Neill, Garret Thomassie 2008. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. June 2008. 2p. (ID# 7912).

LAPMC Information Booklet (PDF; 526 KB) Morris Houck 2010. LAPMS. Louisiana. 03-05-2010. 14p. (ID# 9977).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

2011 GMPMC Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 839 KB) Curt Riche' 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 2011. 7p. (ID# 10915).

2012 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 783 KB) Curt Riche' and Garret Thomassie 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 2012. 8p. (ID# 11515).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

LAPMC 2011 Annual Technical Report (PDF; 1.5 MB) Curt J. Riche' & Garret Thomassie 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, Louisiana. 2011. 49p. (ID# 11233).

2012 Annual Technical Report (PDF; 776 KB) Garret Thomassie and Curt Riche' 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 2012. 36p. (ID# 11897).

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Newsletters

Marsh Notes Winter Issue 2012 (PDF; 548 KB) Curt Riche' 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Winter 2012. 2p. (ID# 10917).

March Notes Spring Issue 2012 (PDF; 689 KB) Curt Riche' 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Spring 2012. 2p. (ID# 11129).

Marsh Notes Summer Issue 2012 (PDF; 464 KB) Curt J. Riche' 2012. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Summer 2012. 2p. (ID# 11234).

Marsh Notes Fall Issue 2012 (PDF; 360 KB) Curt Riche' 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Fall Issue. 2p. (ID# 11514).

Marsh Notes Winter Issue 2013 (PDF; 438 KB) Curt Riche' 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Winter 2013. 2p. (ID# 11651).

Marsh Notes Spring 2013 (PDF; 764 KB) Curt Riche' 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Spring 2013. 2p. (ID# 11765).

Marsh Notes Summer Issue 2013 (PDF; 671 KB) Curt Riche' 2013. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Summer Issue. 2p. (ID# 11898).

Marsh Notes Winter Issue 2014 (PDF; 649 KB) Curt J. Riche' 2014. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Winter Issure 2013. 2p. (ID# 12084).

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Technical Poster

Developing native plants for Louisiana ecosystems - The Louisiana Native Plant Initiative Poster (PDF; 603 KB) Morris Houck and Garret Thomassie 2011. 7th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Knoxville, TN. October 5 - 8, 2010. 1p. (ID# 10259).

LAPM Tech Note 19 When to Plant Conservation Species in Louisiana Part B (PDF; 865 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. Tech Note 19 Poster. 2p. (ID# 10577).

Development of Spartina spartinae Lines for Improved Seed Production and Viability for Restoration Along the Gulf Coast (PDF; 1.1 MB) Curt J. Riche', Garret Thomassie and Morris Houck 2014. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 2-20-2014. 1p. (ID# 12086).

Vegetative Releases for Beach, Marsh and Estuary Restoration in South Louisiana (PDF; 1.6 MB) Garret Thomassie, Curt J. Riche' and Morris Houck 2014. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 2-20-2014. 1p. (ID# 12087).

The Plant Materials Program in Coastal Ecosystems Restoration (PDF; 834 KB) Richard Neill and Garret Thomassie 2008. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Rayne, LA. 11/08/2008. 1p. (ID# 9029).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Coastal Symposium Proceedings (PDF; 1.3 MB) Richard Neill 2009. Galliano, LA. November 2008. 29p. (ID# 9051).

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Release Notices

Release Notice for Cajun Sunrise Germplasm ashy sunflower (PDF; 57 KB) Garret Thomassie, Curt J. Riche' & Morris Houck 2012. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. 9/24/2012. 6p. (ID# 11236).

Notice of Release 'Gulf Coast' Marshhay Cordgrass (PDF; 175 KB) Fine, G 2003. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. 9/30/03. 5p. (ID# 5822).

Notice of Release of Source Identified Germplasm Pelican Black Mangrove (PDF; 114 KB) Fine, G. 1994. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. Feb. 1994. 4p. (ID# 5823).

Notice of Release Uniola paniculata Caminada seaoats (PDF; 206 KB) Fine, G. 2001. Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. 9/2001. 3p. (ID# 5824).

Notice of Release Paspalum vaginatum Brazoria Germplasm (PDF; 202 KB) Fine, G. 1999. USDA NRCS Golden Meadows Plant Materials Center. Galliano, LA. 4p. (ID# 5825).

Notice of Release - Bayou Lafourche Germplasm California Bulrush (PDF; 242 KB) Garret Thomassie, Morris Houck 2007. GMPMC. Galliano, LA. Aug 2007. 21p. (ID# 7409).

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Other Publication Types

Plant Collection Information Sheet Black Needle Rush (PDF; 341 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. 2p. (ID# 10763).

Plant Collection Information Sheet Illinois bundleflower (PDF; 261 KB) Morris Houck 2011. GMPMC. Alexandria, LA. 2p. (ID# 10764).

How We're Helping To Protect Those Coastal Sand Dunes (PDF; 73 KB) Herb Bourque 2007. USDA news. Washington, DC. Volume 66 No. 1, January-February 2007. 3p. (ID# 7255).

Grass Anchors for an Imperiled Coast (PDF; 1 MB) Sam Irwin 2006. Market Bulletin. Baton Rouge, LA. Vol. 88, No. 14. 3p. (ID# 7256).

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