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Information Brochures and Flyers

Lockeford Plant Materials Center, Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. 2/6/12. 2p. (ID# 10837).

Coastal SoCal Native Plant Hedgerows and Windbreaks Burns, C. 2007. Somas , CA field office staff, Casey Burns. Somas, CA. June 2007. 1p. (ID# 7365).

Wildfire Risk Reduction and Recovery Tips for Homeowners Munda, B., D.G. Ogle, D. Dyer, and S.M. Lambert 2002. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Phoenix, AZ. Jun. 2002. 19p. (ID# 1969).

Lockeford Plant Materials Center: Improving plants for conservation USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1989. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. 16p. (ID# 1623).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Manystem Wildrye Plant Fact Sheet Young-Mathews, A. and S. Winslow 2010. Lockeford Plant Materials Center, California and Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff, Montana. Davis, CA. 9/8/10. 2p. (ID# 9972).

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Newsletters

The Grama Phone, Fall 2015 Dial, H., M. Smither-Kopperl, E. Eldridge, and B. Cooney 2015. USDA NRCS Southwestern Plant Materials Centers. Tucson, AZ. August 2015. 6p. (ID# 12663).

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Plant Guides

Great Valley Gumweed Plant Guide Bliss, M. 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. 2013. 4p. (ID# 11858).

Bladderpod Plant Guide Smither-Kopperl, M. 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. May 25, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11060).

Buckbrush Plant Guide DeSiervo, M. 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford. May 25, 2011. 4p. (ID# 11061).

California Poppy Plant Guide Smith, C. 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. May 25, 2012. 7p. (ID# 11058).

Sticky Whiteleaf Manzanita Plant Guide Shirley, C. 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. May 25, 2012. 4p. (ID# 11062).

Sulphur-Flower Buckwheat Plant Guide Dyer, D., R. O’Beck, and A. Young-Mathews 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford. July 13, 20012. 4p. (ID# 11382).

Beardless Wildrye Plant Guide - 2010 update Young-Mathews, A. and S. Winslow 2010. CAPMC and MTPMC. Davis, CA. 9/21/2010. 4p. (ID# 9969).

Blue Wildrye Plant Guide Dyer, D., R. O'Beck, and M.E. Stannard 2010. USDA PLANTS. Pullman WA. Aug 2010. 3p. (ID# 9829).

California Sagebrush Plant Guide Young-Mathews, A. 2010. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 9/21/10. 4p. (ID# 9970).

Manystem Wildrye Plant Guide Young-Mathews, A. and S. Winslow 2010. Lockeford Plant Materials Center, CA and Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff, MT. Davis, CA. 9/8/10. 4p. (ID# 9966).

BRCA5 Plant Guide (update) Stannard, M. and Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2009. 4p. (ID# 8408).

Purple Needlegrass Plant Guide Tilley, D., D. Dyer, and J. Anderson 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 8/19/09. 5p. (ID# 8968).

Big Saltbush Plant Guide Dyer, D. and R. O'Beck 2005. USDA-NRCS National Plant Data Center. Davis, Ca. April 2005. 2p. (ID# 5870).

Fourwing Saltbush Plant Guide Dyer, D. and R. O'Beck 2005. USDA-NRCS Idaho State Office and Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. April 2005. 4p. (ID# 5869).

Plant Guide: Greenleaf Manzanita (Arctostaphylos patula) Dyer, D. and R. O'Beck 2005. USDA-NRCS National Plant Data Center and Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Davis, CA. April 2005. 3p. (ID# 5871).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

Progress Report of Activities, 2014 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2015. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. January 2015. 4p. (ID# 12522).

Progress Report of Activities 2013 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford CA. January, 2014. 4p. (ID# 12064).

Progress Report of Activities, 2012 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. December 2012. 4p. (ID# 11429).

Progress Report of Activities 2011 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2011. Lockeford Plant Materials Center Progress Report of Activities 2011. Lockeford, CA. 12/28/2011. 4p. (ID# 10731).

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Release Brochures

'Blando' brome Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. January, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12061).

'Cuesta' Flexible Ceanothus Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 12278).

'Lassen' Antelope Bitterbrush Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. February, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12065).

'Maleza' Mountain Whitethorn Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials center 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials center. Lockeford, CA. 2p. (ID# 12280).

'Mariposa' Blue wildrye Release brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. January, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12063).

'Perla' Koleagrass Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. June 2014. 2p. (ID# 12176).

'Rio' Beardless wildrye Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12062).

LK517f germplasm Saltgrass Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2014. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12060).

'Berber' orchardgrass Release brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11842).

'Casa' Quailbush Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11843).

'Marana' fourwing saltbush Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11844).

'Cucamonga' California Brome Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11063).

'Dorado' Bladderpod spiderflower Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. 2012. 2p. (ID# 10843).

'Duro' California buckwheat Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11380).

'Lana' Woollypod Vetch Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11381).

'Sierra' Sulphur-flower Buckwheat Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford CA. June 27, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11065).

'Zorro' Annual Fescue Release Brochure Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11064).

Central Coast 2600 germplasm California brome Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. March, 2012. 2p. (ID# 10838).

Coastal 500 germplasm California Brome Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. March, 2012. 2p. (ID# 10839).

Northern Cal 40 germplasm California brome Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. March, 2012. 2p. (ID# 10840).

Southern Cal 1000 germplasm California brome Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford, CA. March 2012. 2p. (ID# 10841).

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Release Notices

NOTICE OF RELEASE OF CENTRAL COAST 2600 GERMPLASM CALIFORNIA BROME Dyer, D. 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 09/04/09. 27p. (ID# 8971).

NOTICE OF RELEASE OF COASTAL 500 GERMPLASM CALIFORNIA BROME Dyer, D. 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 9/4/09. 28p. (ID# 8970).

NOTICE OF RELEASE OF NORTHERN CAL 40 GERMPLASM CALIFORNIA BROME Dyer, D. 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 09/04/09. 13p. (ID# 8962).

NOTICE OF RELEASE OF SOUTHERN CAL 1000 GERMPLASM CALIFORNIA BROME Dyer, D. 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 09/04/09. 22p. (ID# 8963).

Notice of Release of Saltgrass for Major Land Resource Area 17f Selected Class of Natural Germplasm LK 517f Germplasm Dyer, D. 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. Aug. 2001. 3p. (ID# 494).

Notice of Release: Duro California buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum) USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1983. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. 2p. (ID# 1618).

Notice of Release: Berber orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata) USDA-SCS and California Agricultural Experiment Station 1981. Soil Conservation Service and California Agricultural Experiment Station.. Lockeford, CA. 2p. (ID# 3147).

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Final Study Report

Evaluation of Drought Tolerant Cover Crops for California's Central Valley Margaret Smither-Kopperl and Shirley Alvarez 2015. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. February 10, 2015. 7p. (ID# 12523).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 1: Plant Materials Collection Guide St. John, L., D.G. Ogle, J. Scianna, S. Winslow, C. Hoag, and D. Tilley 2009. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. February 27, 2009. 17p. (ID# 8442).

Technical Note 5: Basic seed data supporting NRCS vegetative guides (2nd revision) Bishop, G. and W. Bunter 1999. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. Jun. 1999. 16p. (ID# 150).

Technical Note 16: Seed dilution with rice hulls USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 16, Mar. 1996. 2p. (ID# 1628).

Technical Note 18: Alternate row grass-legume seeding USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1961. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 18, Jul. 1961. (ID# 1611).

Technical Note 27: Range revegetation in the continental climate area of California USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1968. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 27, Jan. 1968. (ID# 1615).

Technical Note 34: PLS - What is it and how can we use it? Slayback, R.D. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. Mar. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2705).

Technical Note 35: Testing plant materials & cultural methods in the field Slayback, R.D. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. CA-TN 35, Mar. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2707).

Technical Note 36: Determining viability of soil seed banks after wildfires Dyer, D. 1995. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 36, Jan. 1995. 7p. (ID# 691).

Technical Note 37: Seeding rates and germination of selected species Bishop, G. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 37, May 1994. 2p. (ID# 151).

Technical Note 38: Restoring Mojave Desert farmland with native shrubs Dyer, D. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN38, Jul. 1994. (ID# 690).

Technical Note 39: Effectiveness of annual and perennial grasses and legume species for early emergence and erosion control Bishop, G. 1995. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN39, Aug. 1995. 18p. (ID# 152).

Technical Note 40: Vegetative guide to selected native grasses Bishop, G. 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN40, Mar. 1996. 78p. (ID# 153).

Technical Note 42: Propagation of wetland plants for wetland restoration in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains Owens, J. and D. Dyer 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN42, Apr. 1996. 6p. (ID# 2285).

Technical Note 43: Salvage of native sod for wetland restoration in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains Owens, J. and D. Dyer 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN43, Jun. 1996. 3p. (ID# 2286).

Technical Note 44: Transplanting willow root wads for stream restoration in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains Owens, J. and D. Dyer 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN44, Jul. 1996. 3p. (ID# 2287).

Technical Note 45: Field planting summary Marana four-wing saltbrush Slayback, R.D. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN45, Jun. 1997. 5p. (ID# 2709).

Technical Note 46: Glossary of terms for use on native species issues Gibbs, J. and D. Dyer 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN46, Sept. 1996. 20p. (ID# 873).

Technical Note 47: Tree planting conservation education projects Ramirez, R.G. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN47, Jun. 1997. 4p. (ID# 2475).

Technical Note 48: Organic processing tomatoes in Yolo County: Moving Towards Sustainability Lee, J., Woodland Field Office staff, and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN48, Jan. 1997. 10p. (ID# 1596).

Technical Note 49: Native grasses and clear water: Restoration of the Grass Valley Creek Watershed Trinity County, California Sandifer, D.S. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN49, Jun. 1997. 5p. (ID# 2579).

Technical Note 50: Final Report: Windbreak planting in the Antelope Valley RC&D Nursery Bishop, G. 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN50, Sept. 1997. 2p. (ID# 154).

Technical Note 51: Hand crimping straw mulch on critical area planting sites provides superior results Owens, J., K. Christensen, and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN51, Sept. 1997. 2p. (ID# 2289).

Technical Note 52: Legume species for erosion control in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains Owens, J. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN52, Sept. 1997. 8p. (ID# 2288).

Technical Note 53: Index of Plant Materials Technical Notes from the western United States Dyer, D. 1998. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN53, Jul. 1998. 19p. (ID# 695).

Technical Note 55: Germination responses and boron accumulation in germplasm from Chile and USA Grown with Boron Enriched Water Banuelos, G.S., H.A. Ajwa, L. Caceres, and D. Dyer 1999. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN55, Mar. 1999. 23p. (ID# 103).

Technical Note 56: What you can ask for from the USDA-NRCS California Plant Materials Program Dyer, D. 1999. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN56, Jun. 1999. 2p. (ID# 696).

Technical Note 57: Landscaping With Fire Resistant Plants Dyer, D. 2000. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN57, Jan. 2000. 19p. (ID# 600).

Soil Sequestration of Carbon and Biomass-to-Ethanol Dyer, D. 2000. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. TN-58. 3p. (ID# 7716).

Technical Note 60: Review of Information Manual "Riparian Vegetation Management for Pierces Disease in North Coast California Vineyards Dyer, D. and North Coast Pierce Disease Task Force Staff 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-60. 46p. (ID# 503).

Technical Note 61: Erosion Control Effectiveness of Vegetative Practices After the 1993 Southern California Wildfires Dyer, D., G. Bishop, J. Grim, and W. Sheldon 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN61, Aug. 2001. 110p. (ID# 502).

Technical Note 62: Soil Quality Improvement Using Mycorrhiza Inoculation and its Effects on the Propagation of California Native Plants Dyer, D. 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-62. 3p. (ID# 489).

Technical Note 63: Soil Quality Improvement Using Worm Castings and its Effects on Propagation of Conservation Plants Dyer, D. 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-63. 2p. (ID# 496).

Technical Note 65: Vegetative Control of Medusahead Dyer, D. 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-65. 2p. (ID# 497).

Technical Note 67: Review of Poster "Status of field trials evaluation perennial grasses for rangeland soil carbon sequestration and bio-mass conversion to fuel potential" Dyer, D. and E. Beardsley 2003. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. 9-1-2003. 1p. (ID# 5044).

Technical Note 68: Guidelines for Native Plant Use Francis, A. and D. Dyer 2003. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. 9-1-2003. 22p. (ID# 5045).

Technical Note 69: Review of poster "Biomass production and nutritional value of salt-tolerant forages irrigated with saline-sodic drainage water: field and greenhouse studies" Benes, S., H. Suyama, P. Robinson, G. Getachew, C. Grieve, and S. Grattan 2004. publication by: California State University, Fresno. Lockeford, CA. CA-69. 8p. (ID# 5803).

Technical Note 70: Review of paper "Napa River Flood Management Project - Willow and Cottonwood Revegetation" Blake, P. 2004. USDA-NRCS Napa Field Office. Lockeford, CA. TN-70, Sept. 2004. 7p. (ID# 5782).

Technical Note 73 Tulelake Inter-Center Strain Trail Dyer, D. and R. O'Beck 2005. Lockeford CA. Lockeford, CA. TN-73, Feb. 2005. 3p. (ID# 5883).

Use of the SLEWS and FARMS Programs Douglas, S. 2006. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. TN-74. 5p. (ID# 6545).

Elkhorn Slough Watershed Grass Performance Conservation Field Trial Results Lambert, C. 2008. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. PM TechNote 75. 10p. (ID# 7880).

Native American Plant Resource Hedgerow Establishment Dyer, D. 2008. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. PM TechNote 78. 400p. (ID# 7882).

The Potential of Mycorrhiza Use in Improving Grass Performance Dyer, D. 2008. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford CA. PM TechNote 79. 15p. (ID# 7883).

Technical Note 81, Field and Demonstration Plantings Tilley, D.J. and D.G. Ogle 2009. CAPMC. Davis, CA. 8/20/09. 18p. (ID# 8969).

TN-82 Seedling Identification Guide for Pollinator Hedgerow Forbs of California's Central Valley Young-Mathews, A. 2011. Davis, CA. 82. 14p. (ID# 10340).

TN-PM-11-3-AZ, Arizona Wildfire Risk Reduction and Recovery Tips for Homeowners Munda, B., D. Ogle, D. Dyer, and S.M. Lambert 2011. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. September 2011. 19p. (ID# 10483).

Field Planting Summary 'Marana' Four-Wing Saltbush Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2007. CAPMC. Lockeford, CA. TN PLANT MATERIALS - 45. 5p. (ID# 12178).

PLS - What it is and how can we use it? Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 1994. CAPMC. Lockeford, CA. TN PLANT MATERIALS 34. 2p. (ID# 12177).

Technical Note 33: Field planting summary - Casa quailbush Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1985. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 33, Mar. 1985. (ID# 12173).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Lockeford PMC, Technical Report of Activities 2013 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2014. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. June, 2014. 95p. (ID# 12279).

Technical Report of Activities 2012 Smither-Kopperl, M. 2013. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. 2012. 123p. (ID# 11751).

2011 Technical Report Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. 2011. 148p. (ID# 11059).

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Other Publication Types

Propagation protocol for vegetative production of container Baccharis pilularis DC. plants (Rooted male vegetative cuttings in 1/2 gallon containers.); USDA NRCS - Lockeford Plant Materials Center, Lockeford, California. Gomes, A., and M. Smither-Kopperl 2012. http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org/Network/ViewProtocols.aspx?View=Print&ProtocolID=3923. Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.. 23 October 2012. 2p. (ID# 11430).

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