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Information Brochures and Flyers

Seeding Information for Private Land Owners Affected by Southeastern Arizona Wildfires (PDF; 95 KB) Munda, B., M. Rosales, and H. Dial 2011. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. June 2011. 2p. (ID# 10396).

Seeding Information for Private Landowners Affected by the Wallow Fire (PDF; 125 KB) Munda, B., M. Rosales, and H. Dial 2011. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, AZ. June 2011. 2p. (ID# 10397).

Tips for Successful Conservation Seeding (PDF; 333 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, and D. Tilley 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. October 3, 2011. 2p. (ID# 10747).

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).

Aberdeen PMC Grass Display Nursery, 2007 (PDF; 148 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2007. Aberdeen PMC. Aberdeen, ID. 10/01/2007. 10p. (ID# 7663).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Indiana (PDF; 170 KB) Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7263).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Michigan (PDF; 180 KB) Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7264).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Ohio (PDF; 173 KB) Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7262).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Wisconsin (PDF; 171 KB) Leif, J., D. Burgdorf, and J. Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7265).

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding (PDF; 596 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2003. USDA-NRCS, Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. April 2003. 2p. (ID# 4959).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Plant Fact Sheet: Anatone Bluebunch Wheatgrass (PDF; 273 KB) Tilley, D. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5630).

Plant Fact Sheet: Appar Blue Flax (PDF; 98 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5632).

Plant Fact Sheet: Maple Grove Germplasm Lewis Flax (PDF; 56 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5634).

Plant Fact Sheet: Nezpar Indian Ricegrass (PDF; 102 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5635).

Plant Fact Sheet: Paiute Orchardgrass (PDF; 173 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5636).

Plant Fact Sheet: Regar Meadow Brome (PDF; 148 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2004. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. July 2004. 2p. (ID# 5637).

Plant Fact Sheet: Ephraim Crested Wheatgrass (PDF; 102 KB) Tilley, D.J. 2003. USDA-NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. Jul. 2004. 2p. (ID# 5633).

Reseeding Methods of Arrowleaf Clover (PDF; 268 KB) Edwards, S. 2003. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Number 4, December 5, 2001. 2p. (ID# 5042).

Stiff Sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus Nutt.) (PDF; 99 KB) Tober, D.A. and M. Knudson 2002. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, ND. February 2002. 2p. (ID# 7597).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Tucson Plant Materials Center Pollinator Seeding Mix Trials (PDF; 300 KB) Dial, H. 2014. Pima Natural Resource Conservation District. Arizona. February 2014. 1p. (ID# 12059).

Propagation Protocol, Canyon Grape (Vitis arizonica) (PDF; 60 KB) Dial, H. 2012. Native Plant Network - University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery - http://nativeplants.for.uidaho.edu/Network/ViewProtocols.aspx?ProtocolID=3918. Tucson, Arizona. July 2012. 2p. (ID# 11404).

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Plant Guides

Plant guide for oneflower sunflower (Helianthella uniflora) (PDF; 304 KB) Tilley, D. 2012. Idaho Plant Materials Program. Aberdeen, Idaho. 11/16/12. 3p. (ID# 11468).

Plant Guide: Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) (PDF; 98 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. October 2008. 3p. (ID# 8351).

Timothy Plant Guide (PDF; 150 KB) Ogle, D.G. and L. St. John 2009. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 1, 2009. 4p. (ID# 9392).

'Van Horn' Green Sprangletop Plant Guide Brochure (PDF; 80 KB) Houck, M.J. 2006. Knox City PMC. Knox City, TX. January 2006. 2p. (ID# 6521).

Silver Buffaloberry planting guide (PDF; 54 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck. January 2006. 3p. (ID# 6805).

Handling Tips for Improving Tree and Shrub Plantings (PDF; 184 KB) Douglas, J.L., J. Grabowski, A. Holditch, and L. Ellison 2003. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Plant Note No. 4 December 2002. 3p. (ID# 5038).

Plant Guide: Pacific Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia var. semiintegrifolia) (PDF; 157 KB) Flessner, T.R. 2001. USDA-NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Apr. 2001. 7p. (ID# 10950).

Planting Guide for Antelope Germplasm white prairieclover, Bismarck Germplasm purple prairieclover, Bismarck Germplasm stiff sunflower, Medicine Creek Germplasm Maximilian sunflower, and Bismarck Germplasm narrow-leaved purple coneflower (PDF; 248 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center and Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff 2001. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Mar. 2001. 2p. (ID# 209).

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Major Publications

Vegetating with Native Grasses in Northeastern North America (PDF; 13.7 MB) Salon, P., J.Dickerson, D. Burgdorf, T. Bush, C. Miller, B. Wark, R. Maher, and B. Poole 2011. Update and online version of "Vegetating with Native Grasses in the Northeast.". 2011. 135p. (ID# 10321).

Intermountain West Military Training Lands Planting Guide (PDF; 1.6 MB) Palazzo, A.J., S.E. Hardy, T.J. Cary, K.H. Asay, K.B. Jensen, and D.G. Ogle 2009. US Army Corps of Engineers. Hanover, NH. ERDC/CRREL TR-09-9; June 2009. 61p. (ID# 9391).

Trees and shrubs for the Red River Valley (PDF; 721 KB) Knudson, M. 2005. Bismarck, ND. August 2005. 31p. (ID# 6151).

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Release Brochures

Harrison Germplasm Florida Paspalum Release Brochure (PDF; 193 KB) Brakie, M. and A. Shadow 2012. ETPMC. Nacogdoches, Texas. 3/20/12. 2p. (ID# 10846).

'Bonilla' big bluestem (PDF; 765 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. March 2010. 2p. (ID# 9416).

Cuivre River Virginia Wild Rye Brochure (PDF; 208 KB) Bruckerhoff, S.B. and R.L. Cordsiemon II 2008. Elsberry, MO. 1p. (ID# 8126).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Environmental Influences on Seed Quality of Windmillgrass Ecotypes in South Texas (PDF; 687 KB) Herrera-Cedano, F., W. Ocumpaugh, J.A. Ortega-Santos, J. Lloyd-Reilley, G.A. Rasmussen, and S. Maher 2008. Agronomy Journal. Vol. 100, Issue 4, 2008. 6p. (ID# 7951).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

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

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Technical Notes

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

Technical Note 5: Basic seed data supporting NRCS vegetative guides (2nd revision) (PDF; 592 KB) Bishop, G. and W. Bunter 1999. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. Jun. 1999. 16p. (ID# 150).

Technical Note 7: Mixing Seed with Rice Hulls (PDF; 306 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, D. Tilley, M. Majerus, and L. Holzworth 2005. Boise, ID. Boise, ID. ID-TN7, May 17, 2005. 15p. (ID# 5976).

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

Technical Note 16: Seed dilution with rice hulls (PDF; 81 KB) USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1996. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 16, Mar. 1996. 2p. (ID# 1628).

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

Technical Note 18: Alternate row grass-legume seeding (PDF; 1.2 MB) USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center 1961. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 18, Jul. 1961. (ID# 1611).

Technical Note 24: Conservation Reserve Program CRP Enhancement Seeding Summary (PDF; 54 KB) Conway, T. 2000. USDA-NRCS. Salina, KS. KS-TN24, Mar. 2000. 4p. (ID# 445).

Technical Note 24: No-till planting guide for big bluestem in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois (PDF; 14 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 1995. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. MO-TN24. 3p. (ID# 969).

Technical Note 28: Description, Use, and Establishment of Pacific Serviceberry (PDF; 138 KB) Flessner, T.R. 2001. USDA-NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Portland, OR. Apr. 2001. 7p. (ID# 842).

Technical Note 35: Testing plant materials & cultural methods in the field (PDF; 44 KB) Slayback, R.D. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Davis, CA. CA-TN 35, Mar. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2707).

Considerations for Establishing Native Grasses From Seed for Restoration, Revegetation, and Erosion Control in Western Washington and Western Oregon (PDF; 75 KB) Darris, D.C. 2003. USDA-NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Portland, OR. Plant Materials Tech. Note No. 36, Oregon. 14p. (ID# 5165).

Technical Note 37: Seeding rates and germination of selected species (PDF; 91 KB) Bishop, G. 1994. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN 37, May 1994. 2p. (ID# 151).

Technical Note 44 (Agron): Planting Dates for Fall Cover Crops in the Irrigated Columbia Basin. (PDF; 64 KB) Stannard, M.E., J. Brunty, and B. Pan 2000. USDA-NRCS Pullman Plant Materials Center. Spokane, WA. WA-TN44; Jul. 2000. 9p. (ID# 2924).

Technical Note 45: Field planting summary Marana four-wing saltbrush (PDF; 290 KB) Slayback, R.D. and D. Dyer 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN45, Jun. 1997. 5p. (ID# 2709).

Plant Suitability and Seeding Rates for Conservation Plantings in Colorado (revised September 2011) (PDF; 736 KB) Sharkoff, J. and C. Taliga 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver, Colorado. September 2011. 35p. (ID# 10712).

Technical Note 62: Soil Quality Improvement Using Mycorrhiza Inoculation and its Effects on the Propagation of California Native Plants (PDF; 127 KB) 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 (PDF; 48 KB) Dyer, D. 2001. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. TN-63. 2p. (ID# 496).

Effects of Water Delivery Method and Herbaceous Competition on Seedling Survival, Height Growth, and Vigor Rating: Four-Year Summary Results (PDF; 285 KB) Scianna, Graham, Kilian, Zentner, Hybner 2009. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. 2009. 6p. (ID# 9086).

Seed Source Selection, Use of Certified Seed, and Appropriate Seed Release Class Improve Conservation Planting Success. (PDF; 574 KB) Scianna, J.D.; Jacobs, J. and L. St.John 2011. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. MT-67. 18p. (ID# 10429).

Rangeland Drill Calibration (PDF; 60 KB) Taliga, C. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2011. 3p. (ID# 10539).

Use of the SLEWS and FARMS Programs (PDF; 32 KB) Douglas, S. 2006. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. TN-74. 5p. (ID# 6545).

Elkhorn Slough Watershed Grass Performance Conservation Field Trial Results (PDF; 867 KB) Lambert, C. 2008. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. PM TechNote 75. 10p. (ID# 7880).

The Potential of Mycorrhiza Use in Improving Grass Performance (PDF; 449 KB) Dyer, D. 2008. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford CA. PM TechNote 79. 15p. (ID# 7883).

Hybrid Wheatgrass Elymus hoffmannii: Introduced Grasses for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 335 KB) Roger Hybner, Loren St. John, Harold Steppuhn 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. MT-101. 6p. (ID# 12311).

Reclaiming Disturbed Sites (PDF; 249 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12107).

Russian Wildrye Psathyrostachys juncea: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 223 KB) Hybner, Roger 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. MT-100. 5p. (ID# 12310).

Technical Note No. 7 Mixing Seed with Rice Hulls (PDF; 596 KB) St. John, L., D. Tilley, J. Scianna, and J. Jacobs 2013. Aberdeen, ID Plant Materials Center and Bridger, MT Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. October 17, 2012. 16p. (ID# 11458).

Establishing winterfat and forage kochia on four seedbed treatments in cheatgrass and crested wheatgrass dominated stands (PDF; 1.2 MB) Jacobs, J. and M. Ricketts 2013. USDA-NRCS Montana State web site. Bozeman, Monana. MT-92. 17p. (ID# 11911).

CRP 43, Appendix 1 - Certifying CRP Fields (PDF; 111 KB) Guinn, K., R. Fleenor, M. Stannard, and J. Kuhlmann 2012. WA NRCS. Spokane, WA. 4p. (ID# 11374).

Seedling Survivability of Zeba-Treated Seeds of Two Native Hawaiian Plant Species: Eragrostis variabilis and Dodonaea viscosa (PDF; 584 KB) Duvauchelle, D. 2012. Hoolehua Plant Materials Center. Hoolehua, Hawaii. September 2012. 6p. (ID# 11387).

CRP 43, Appendix 3 - CRP Seed Mixes (PDF; 191 KB) Guinn, K., R. Fleenor, M. Stannard, and J. Kuhlmann 2012. WA NRCS. Spokane, WA. April 2012. 9p. (ID# 11372).

CRP 43, CRP Specifications for Maintenance & Management (PDF; 107 KB) Guinn, K., R. Fleenor, M. Stannard, and J. Kuhlmann 2012. WA NRCS. Spokane, WA. 3p. (ID# 11375).

Video - Calibration of a Truax Grain Drill (PDF; null) Buehler, B., J. Leif, and S. Perez 2012. Rose Lake PMC. (ID# 11256).

Technical Note No. 43. Tree and Shrub Planting, Care and Management (PDF; 813 KB) Ogle, D., L. St. John, C. Stange, and D. Tilley 2012. Idaho Plant Materials Program. Boise, Idaho. 11/19/12. 37p. (ID# 11470).

Overcoming Seed Dormancy in Indian Ricegrass Achnatherum hymenoides (PDF; 138 KB) Scianna, J., J. Jacobs, and R. Kilian 2012. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. MT77. 4p. (ID# 11280).

Calculating Seeding Rates When Using Alternate-Row and Cross-Hatch Planting Techniques (PDF; 216 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. MT78. 4p. (ID# 11274).

CRP 43 Guidance & Additional Comments, Specifications for Seeding (PDF; 132 KB) Guinn, K., R. Fleenor, M. Stannard, and J. Kuhlmann 2012. WA NRCS. Spokane, WA. 5p. (ID# 11373).

Conservation Plant Species for the Intermountain West (PDF; 462 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, M. Stannard, and L. Holzworth 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 57p. (ID# 10793).

Guidelines for Determining Stand Establishment (PDF; 312 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, M. Stannard, and B. Brazee 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 8p. (ID# 10791).

Pasture and Range Seedings (PDF; 825 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, M. Stannard, J. Cornwell, and L. Holzworth 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 35p. (ID# 10790).

Technical Note No. 13 Principles of Seedbed Preparation for Conservation Seedings (PDF; 773 KB) St. John, L., D. Tilley, D. Ogle, J. Jacobs, L. Holzworth, and L. Wiesner 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. October 3, 2011. 13p. (ID# 10748).

Evaluation of Planting Time and Survivability of 16 Forbs and 2 Grass Species Native to the NW (PDF; 746 KB) Scheinost, P.L., D.M. Skinner, and M.E. Stannard 2010. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. TN54; October 2010. 20p. (ID# 10094).

Seedbed Preparation (PDF; 242 KB) Lloyd-Reilley, J. 2010. STPMC. Kingsville, TX. 2010. 4p. (ID# 10001).

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).

Perennial Food Plot Study - Final Report 2007 (PDF; 1.6 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. August 2008. 37p. (ID# 8159).

Synthetic Mulch (Fabric) Management Fact Sheet (PDF; 396 KB) Stange, C. D. Tober, and W. Duckwitz 2007. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2005. 2p. (ID# 7588).

Response of Two Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Ecotypes to Seed Storage Environment, Storage Duration, and Prechilling (Technical Note) (PDF; 351 KB) Grabowski, J., J. Douglas, D. Lang, P. Meints, and C. Watson, Jr. 2003. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 16, No. 3. 10p. (ID# 5080).

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Other Publication Types

Propagation protocol for Douglas' dustymaiden (seed stratification) (PDF; 71 KB) Tilley, D. 2013. Idaho Plant Materials Program. Aberdeen, Idaho. 1/8/13. 2p. (ID# 11623).

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