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Publications - Los Lunas Plant Materials Center

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Technical Notes

Revised Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico (PDF; 563 KB) David Dreesen, Tess Grasswitz 2013. Revision of Tech Note 71 with new plant species, self seeding potential, ease of greenhouse propagation, nearest native state. Albuquerque, NM. January 2013. 7p. (ID# 11803).

Preliminary Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico (PDF; 766 KB) David R. Dreesen and Tess R. Grasswitz 2012. Plant Materials Technical Note No. 71. Albuquerque, NM. February 2012. 11p. (ID# 10939).

Improving Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat; Through Revegetation and Rangeland Management (PDF; 1.2 MB) Rob Ziehr, Gary Rea,Richard Wynia, David Breesen 2011. NRCS-USDA James E. "bud" Smith PMC Knox City, Texas. National. 9/15/11. 9p. (ID# 10689).

Selecting the Appropriate Native Plants for Revegetation and Restoration Purposes in the Southwest (PDF; 649 KB) David R. Dreesen 2010. Plant Materials Technical Note, New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. LLPMC Technical Note No. 69. 16p. (ID# 9432).

Revegetating Riparian Areas in the Southwest "Lessons Learned" (PDF; 170 KB) David R. Dreesen, Gregory A. Fenchel 2010. Plant Materials Technical Note, New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. LLPMC Technical Note No. 70. 5p. (ID# 9431).

Seeding Native Grasses in the Arid Southwest (PDF; 302 KB) David Dreesen 2009. NRCS New Mexico Website. Los Lunas, NM. November 2008. 8p. (ID# 8352).

Revegetating Riparian Areas in the Southwest (PDF; 193 KB) David Dreesen and Gregory Fenchel 2009. New Mexico NRCS Website. Los Lunas, NM. October 2008. 6p. (ID# 8353).

Basic Guidelines for Seeding Native Grasses in Arid and Semi-arid Ecoregions (PDF; 160 KB) David Dreesen 2008. available at LLPMC website. Los Lunas, NM. July 2008. 4p. (ID# 8174).

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Major Publications

A Guide for Planning Riparian Treatments in New Mexico (PDF; 2 MB) Greg Fenchel, Dave Dreesen, Marcus Miller, Steve Lacy, Ken Leiting and George Chavez 2007. United States Department of Agricultural. Albuquerque, NM. September 2007. 40p. (ID# 7685).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Big Sacaton Fact Sheet 'Windbreaker' Notice of Cultivar Release (PDF; 221 KB) Danny G. Goodson 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas. September 2011. 1p. (ID# 10637).

Plant Fact Sheet: Penstemon angustifolius (narrowleaf penstemon) (PDF; 188 KB) Garner, R., M. Jespersen, and D. Goodson 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center and New Mexico State University Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center. Los Lunas, NM. Feb. 2000. 2p. (ID# 862).

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Plant Guides

Plant Guide for James' Galleta (PDF; 121 KB) St. John, L., Tilley, D. Goodson, D. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. April 20, 2012. 4p. (ID# 11109).

Seeding Xeric Riparian Sites Following Removal of Invasive Phreatophytes (PDF; 47 KB) David Dreesen, Greg Fenchel, Danny Goodson, and Keith White 2006. Handout for Riparian Management Course for NRCS New Mexico employees. Los Lunas, NM. June 5-9, 2006. 8p. (ID# 6608).

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Release Brochure

'Bandera' Rocky Mountain penstemon Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 277 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12164).

'Barranco' Desert willow Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 325 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12163).

'Bonita' Soaptree yucca Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 324 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12162).

'Hope' Desert willow Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 371 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12161).

'Jemez' New Mexico forestiera Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 318 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12160).

'Montane' Mountain mahogany Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 336 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 2014. 2p. (ID# 12159).

'Westwater germplasm' Alkali muhly Conservation Release Brochure (PDF; 351 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 28, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12158).

'El Vado' Spike Muhly (PDF; 306 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. April 17, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11799).

'Jose' Tall Wheatgrass (PDF; 318 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. April 17, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11800).

Arriba Western Wheatgrass (PDF; 368 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. January 23, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11798).

'Luna' Pubescent Wheatgrass Brochure (PDF; 95 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March, 2001. 2p. (ID# 10769).

'Paloma' Indian ricegrass (PDF; 101 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 10445).

'Windbreaker' Release Brochure (PDF; 393 KB) Danny G. Goodson, Gregory A. Fenchel, David R. Dreesen 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. September 2011. 2p. (ID# 10639).

Hachita Blue Grama (PDF; 265 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 10444).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

'Alma' Blue Grama, A Conservation Plant Release (PDF; 407 KB) Debbrah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. March 28, 2014. 2p. (ID# 12138).

NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Conservation, Revegetation, Restoration (PDF; 539 KB) Deborah Sandoval, Gregory Fenchel 2009. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 2009. 2p. (ID# 9430).

Natural Resources Reporter - Seeding Native Grasses in the Arid Southwest (PDF; 94 KB) Barbara Garrett 2009. New Mexico Natural Resource Reporter. Albuquerque, NM. November December 2008. 1p. (ID# 8354).

Guidelines for Planting Dormant Whip Cuttings to Revegetate and Stabilize Streambanks: Deep Planting - The Ground Water Connection (PDF; 478 KB) Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2007. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2007. 2p. (ID# 7105).

Guidelines for Planting Longstem Transplants for Riparian Restoration in the Southwest: Deep Planting-The Ground Water Connection (PDF; 475 KB) Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2007. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2007. 2p. (ID# 7106).

Conservation Showcase, Fall Planting of Native shrubs (PDF; 269 KB) Greg Fenchel, David Dreesen, and Barbara Garrett 2006. NRCS New Mexico State Office. Albuquerque, NM. 1p. (ID# 6808).

Alkali Muhly A Common and Abundant New Mexico Riparian Grass Species (PDF; 297 KB) Gregory Fenchel 2005. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 2p. (ID# 5940).

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Plant Materials Annual Report of Activities

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2013 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 1.5 MB) Deborah Sandoval 2014. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2013. 10p. (ID# 12136).

Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 1.5 MB) Greg Fenchel, Dave Dreesen, and Danny Goodson 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 2012. 8p. (ID# 11709).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Los Lunas Plant Material Center Annual Technical Report 2013 (PDF; 7.3 MB) Gregory.Fenchel, David Dreesen, Danny Goodson, and Keith White 2014. Los Lunas, NM. 90p. (ID# 12256).

Los Lunas Plant Material Center Annual Technical Report 2012 (PDF; 3.2 MB) Gregory.Fenchel, David Dreesen, Danny Goodson, and Keith White 2013. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2012. 62p. (ID# 11804).

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Technical Report (PDF; 3 MB) Deborah Sandoval 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. March 2011. 72p. (ID# 10944).

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Newsletters

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Fall 2011 Newsletter (PDF; 703 KB) Deborah Sandoval 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. Fall 2011. 2p. (ID# 10964).

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Miscellaneous Technical Article

Book Review - Raising Native Plants in Nurseries: Basic Concepts (PDF; 173 KB) David R. Dreesen 2013. Native Plants Journal. Madison, Wisconsin. Vol. 14 (1), Spring 2013. 1p. (ID# 11802).

A Screening for Biofuel Feedstock Quality of Perennial Warm-Season Grasses in Semiarid Subtropical Environments (PDF; 1.7 MB) L.M. Lauriault, M.A. Marsalis, S.V. Angandi, F.E. Contreras-Govea, D.R. Dreesen, D.M. VanLeeuwen 2012. Las Cruces, NM. NMSU Research Report 774. 8p. (ID# 11163).

Pocket Guide to the Beneficial Insects of New Mexico (PDF; 1.1 MB) Tessa R. Grasswitz and David R. Dreesen 2012. New Mexico State University, Agricultural Science Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2012. 28p. (ID# 10943).

Pocket Guide to the Native Bees of New Mexico (PDF; 768 KB) Tessa R. Grasswitz and David R. Dreesen 2012. New Mexico State University, Agricultural Science Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. March 2012. 30p. (ID# 10942).

Longstem Transplants for Riparian Plantings in the Southwest White Paper (PDF; 476 KB) Greg Fenchel 2007. PMC Technical Report. Los Lunas, NM. FY-2008. 3p. (ID# 7689).

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Refereed Journal Articles

'Windbreaker' Cultivar Big Sacaton a Foundation Class of Certified Seed (PDF; 891 KB) Danny G Goodson, Gregory A Fenchel, David R Dreesen 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Madison, WI. Native Plants Journal, 13, 1, Spring 2012. 8p. (ID# 10940).

Deep-planting techniques to establish riparian vegetation in arid and semi-arid regions (PDF; 492 KB) David R. Dreesen and Gregory A. Fenchel 2010. Native Plants Journal. Indiana Press. 11(1):15-18, 20-22 2010. 7p. (ID# 9703).

Tumbling for Seed Cleaning and Conditioning (PDF; 59 KB) David Dreesen 2004. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol.5, No. 1, Spring 2004. 3p. (ID# 5935).

Sulfuric Acid Scarification of Wax Current Seeds from New Mexico (PDF; 220 KB) Rosner, L.S., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2003. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2003. 7p. (ID# 5123).

Effect of Gibberellic Acid and Standard Seed Treatments on Mountain Snowberry Germination (PDF; 136 KB) Rosner, L.S., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2002. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol. 3, No. 2, Fall 2002. 8p. (ID# 4318).

Refinement and Stratification of Thinleaf Alder and Water Birch Seeds from New Mexico (PDF; 370 KB) Jones, C.L., J. T. Harrington, and D. R. Dreesen 2002. Native Plants Journal. Moscow, Idaho. Vol 3, No. 2, Fall 2002. 9p. (ID# 4240).

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Published Abstracts

Plant Materials Development and Planting Strategies for Disturbed Southwestern Landscapes (PDF; 297 KB) Gregory.Fenchel, David Dreesen, Danny Goodson, Keith White, and John Lopez 2013. 2013 National Seed Conference, Native Plant Materials Development, Production & Use in Habitat Restoration. Corvallis Oregon. April 8-11, 2013. 1p. (ID# 11801).

Deep Planting of Longstem Native Riparian Shrubs (PDF; 12 KB) Gregory Fenchel, David Dreesen, Keith White 2012. 17th Wildland Shrub Symposium. Las Cruces, NM. May 22-24, 2012. 1p. (ID# 11323).

The Deep Planting of Longstem Native Shrubs: An effective and inexpensive planting method for disturbed Southwestern riparian ecosystems (PDF; 181 KB) Greg Fenchel 2011. 2011 Sustaining Colorado Watershed Conference "THE FIRST DROP LANDS HERE" Presentation Abstracts. Avon, CO. October 4-6, 2011. 1p. (ID# 10770).

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Technical Poster

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton Cultivar Release from the Los Lunas Plant Materials Center (PDF; 986 KB) Danny G Goodson 2012. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, Los Lunas, NM. Los Lunas, NM. 10/26/11. 3p. (ID# 10941).

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton Cultivar Release from USDA-NRCS Los Lunas PMC & NMSU (PDF; 1.5 MB) Danny G. Goodson, Gregory A. Fenchel 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Santa Fe, NM. October 26-27, 2011. (ID# 10771).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Deep-Planting Techniques to Establish Riparian Vegetation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (PDF; 2.2 MB) Greg Fenchel, Dave Dreesen, Danny Goodson, and Keith White 2010. Western Forestry and Conservation Association, Fifth Western Native Plant Conference, December 7-9, 2010 in Portland, Oregon Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel. Portland Oregon. December 7-9, 2010. 27p. (ID# 10143).

Southwest Riparian Restoration: New Stock Types and Releases, Planting Concerns, and Seeding Considerations (PDF; 38 KB) David Dreesen, Greg Fenchel, Danny Goodson, and Keith White 2006. 2006 High Altitude Revegetation Workshop. Fort Collins, CO. March 7-9, 2006. 12p. (ID# 6489).

Root Growth of Apache Plume and Serviceberry on Molybdenum Mine Overburden in Northern New Mexico (PDF; 238 KB) Mary Williams, Mohammed Tahboub, John Harrington, David Dreesen, April Ulery 2004. Seed and Soil Dynamics in Shrubland Ecosystems: Proceedings, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service. Fort Collins, CO. RMRS-P-31, February 2004. 6p. (ID# 5938).

Percussion as an Alternative Scarification for New Mexico Locust and Black Locust Seed (PDF; 164 KB) Khadduri, N., J. . Harrington, L.S. Rosnez, and D. R. Dreesen 2002. National Nursery Proceedings - 1991, 2000, and 2001 USDA Forest Service. Ogden, Utah. Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-24. 7p. (ID# 3904).

Riparian Restoration in the Southwest: Species Selection, Propagation, Planting Methods and Case Studies (PDF; 234 KB) Dreesen, D., J. Harrington, T. Subrige, P. Stewart, and G. Fenchel 2002. National Nursery Proceedings - 1999, 2000, and 2001 USDA Forest Service. Ogden, Utah. Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-24. 19p. (ID# 3852).

Influence of Pisolithus tinctorius Inoculation on Greenhouse Growth and First-Year Transplant Survival of Conifer Seedlings (PDF; 255 KB) Harrington, J.T., A.M. Wagner, and D.R. Dreesen 2001. 2001 Proceedings of American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:255-265, 2001. 12p. (ID# 1191).

Influence of Provenance on Ribes cereum and Symphoricarpos oreophilus Seed Germination in New Mexico Seed Sources (PDF; 271 KB) Rosner, L., J.T. Harrington, D.R. Dreesen, and L. Murray 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:31-38, 2001. 10p. (ID# 1554).

Testing Native Grasses for Survival and Growth in Low pH Mine Overburden (PDF; 202 KB) Dreesen, D.R., J.T. Harrington, A.M. Wagner, L. Murray, and P. Sun 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:2-17, 2001. 14p. (ID# 606).

The Influence of Seed Source and Stock Size on First-Year Performance of Direct Transplanted Conifer Seedlings (PDF; 183 KB) Harrington, J.T., D.R. Dreesen, A.M. Wagner, L. Murray, and P. Sun 2001. 2001 Proceedings of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation 18th National Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 3-7, 2001. Lexington, KY. Vol. 1:265-270, 2001. 9p. (ID# 1193).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Propagating Native Salicaceae for Riparian Restoration on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona (PDF; 345 KB) T. D. Landis, D. R. Dreesen, J.R. Pinto, and R.K. Dumroese 2006. Native Plants Journal. Bloomington, Indiana. Vol. 7 Spring 2006. 8p. (ID# 6797).

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Release Notices

'Windbreaker' Release Notice (PDF; 360 KB) Danny G. Goodson, Gregory A. Fenchel, David R. Dreesen 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10638).

Release Notice of Westwater Germplasm (PDF; 18 KB) Gregory A. Fenchel, Dr. L. M. English, David R. Dreesen, Danny G. Goodson 2006. Los Lunas Plant Materials. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 2/2006. 2p. (ID# 6602).

Notice Release: San Juan Germplasm Narrow Leaf Penstemon (Penstemon angustifolius) (PDF; 92 KB) Garner, E.R., L.M. English, M. Jespersen, and D. Goodson 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center and New Mexico State University. Los Lunas, NM. 3p. (ID# 858).

Notice of Release: San Juan Germplasm Narrowleaf Penstemon (Penstemon angustifolius) (PDF; 76 KB) USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. 3p. (ID# 1687).

Notice of Release: Jemez New Mexico Forestiera (Forestiera neomexicana) (PDF; 554 KB) USDA-SCS, New Mexico State Highway Department, and the New Mexico and Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station 1978. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Jemez, NM. 3p. (ID# 3148).

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