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Publications - Los Lunas Plant Materials Center

The Los Lunas 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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Published Abstracts

Plant Materials Development and Planting Strategies for Disturbed Southwestern Landscapes (PDF; 297 KB) Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, K. White, and J. 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) Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, and K. 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) Fenchel, G. 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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Information Brochures and Flyers

'Alma' Blue Grama, A Conservation Plant Release (PDF; 407 KB) Sandoval, D. 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) Sandoval, D. and G. 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) Garrett, B. 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) Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, and B. 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) Fenchel, G. 2005. USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, New Mexico. 2p. (ID# 5940).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Big Sacaton Fact Sheet 'Windbreaker' Notice of Cultivar Release (PDF; 221 KB) Goodson, D.G. 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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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Plant Parameters for Plant Functional Groups of Western Rangelands to Enable Process Based Simulation Modeling (PDF; 391 KB) J.R. Kiniry, J. Briggs, J. Englert, M. Weltz, K. Jensen, D. Tillery, M. Stannard, A. Young-Mathews, T. Blanke, M. Smither-Koppler, S. Winslow, D. Goodson 2014. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. Madison, Wisconsin. Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2014, pp 746-766. 20p. (ID# 12324).

Propagating Native Salicaceae for Riparian Restoration on the Hopi Reservation in Arizona (PDF; 345 KB) Landis, T. D., 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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Newsletters

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

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Plant Guides

Plant Guide for James' Galleta (PDF; 121 KB) St. John, L., D. Tilley, and D. Goodson 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) Dreesen, D., G. Fenchel, D. Goodson, and K. 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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Poster

'Windbreaker' Big Sacaton Cultivar Release from the Los Lunas Plant Materials Center (PDF; 986 KB) Goodson, D.G. 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) Goodson, D.G. and G.A. Fenchel 2011. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Santa Fe, NM. October 26-27, 2011. (ID# 10771).

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Major Publications

A Guide for Planning Riparian Treatments in New Mexico (PDF; 2 MB) Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, M. Miller, S. Lacy, K. Leiting, and G. Chavez 2007. United States Department of Agricultural. Albuquerque, NM. September 2007. 40p. (ID# 7685).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

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

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

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Release Brochures

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Refereed Journal Articles

'Windbreaker' Cultivar Big Sacaton a Foundation Class of Certified Seed (PDF; 891 KB) Goodson, D.G., G.A. Fenchel, and D.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) Dreesen, D.R. and G.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) Dreesen, D. 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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Release Notices

'Windbreaker' Release Notice (PDF; 360 KB) Goodson, D.G., G.A. Fenchel, and D.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) Fenchel, G., Dr. L. M. English, D.R. Dreesen, and D.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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Published Symposium Proceedings

Deep-Planting Techniques to Establish Riparian Vegetation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions (PDF; 2.2 MB) Fenchel, G., D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. 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) Dreesen, D., G. Fenchel, D. Goodson, and K. 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) Williams, M., M. Tahboub, J. Harrington, D. Dreesen, and A. 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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Technical Notes

Revised Pollinator Plant Recommendations for New Mexico (PDF; 563 KB) Dreesen, D. and T. 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) Dreesen, D.R. and T.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) Ziehr, R., G. Rea, R. Wynia, and D. 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) Dreesen, D.R. 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) Dreesen, D.R. and G.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) Dreesen, D. 2009. NRCS New Mexico Website. Los Lunas, NM. November 2008. 8p. (ID# 8352).

Revegetating Riparian Areas in the Southwest (PDF; 193 KB) Dreesen, D. and G. 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) Dreesen, D. 2008. available at LLPMC website. Los Lunas, NM. July 2008. 4p. (ID# 8174).

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PMC Annual Technical Report

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Annual Technical Report 2013 (PDF; 7.3 MB) Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. White 2014. Los Lunas, NM. 90p. (ID# 12256).

Los Lunas Plant Materials Center Annual Technical Report 2012 (PDF; 3.2 MB) Fenchel, G., J. Aragon, D. Dreesen, D. Goodson, and K. White 2013. Los Lunas PMC. Los Lunas, NM. 2012. 62p. (ID# 11804).

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

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Other Publication Types

Revegetation Recommendations from the LLPMC for Santa Clara Creek Canyon (PDF; 669 KB) Fenchel, G. 2014. Los Lunas PMC Technical Report. Los Lunas, NM. 2014. 5p. (ID# 12137).

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