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Technical Notes

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

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

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, Christine E. 2011. USDA NRCS Colorado State Office. Denver Colorado. September 2011. 3p. (ID# 10539).

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

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, L. Wiesner 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. October 3, 2011. 13p. (ID# 10748).

Pasture and Range Seedings (PDF; 825 KB) Ogle, Dan, loren St John, Mark Stannard, Jim Cornwell, Larry Holzworth 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 35p. (ID# 10790).

Guidelines for Determining Stand Establishment (PDF; 312 KB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St John, Mark Stannard, Brendan Brazee 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 8p. (ID# 10791).

Conservation Plant Species for the Intermountain West (PDF; 462 KB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St John, Mark Stannard, Larry Holzworth 2011. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 2011. 57p. (ID# 10793).

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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).

Techincal 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).

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).

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).

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 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 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).

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).

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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Major Publications

Vegetating with Native Grasses in Northeastern North America (PDF; 13.7 MB) Paul Salon , John Dickerson, Dave Burgdorf, Tony Bush, Chris Miller, Brent Wark, Ron Maher, Bill Poole 2011. Update and online version of "Vegetating with Native Grasses in the Northeast.". 2011. 135p. (ID# 10321).

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

Intermountain West Military Training Lands Planting Guide (PDF; 1.6 MB) Palazzo, Antonio J., Susan E. Hardy, Timothy J, Cary, Kay H. Asay, Kevin B. Jensen, Daniel G. Ogle 2009. US Army Corps of Engineers. Hanover, NH. ERDC/CRREL TR-09-9; June 2009. 61p. (ID# 9391).

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Plant Fact Sheets

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).

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

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).

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

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Plant Guides

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).

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).

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. 2001. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. Mar. 2001. 2p. (ID# 209).

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).

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

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

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, Daniel G., Loren St. John 2009. USDA NRCS. Boise, Idaho. October 1, 2009. 4p. (ID# 9392).

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Release Brochure

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

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

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

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Information Brochures and Flyers

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).

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).

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

Five Keys to Successful Grass Seeding in Indiana (PDF; 170 KB) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John 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) John Leif, Dave Burgdorf, John Durling 2007. Rose Lake PMC. East Lansing, MI. Revised 4/2007. 2p. (ID# 7264).

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

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

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

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Ease of Establishment and Persistance of Native Wildflowers after 4 years (PDF; 105 KB) Shawnna Clark 2012. (ID# 11399).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Environmental Influences on Seed Quality of Windmillgrass Ecotypes in South Texas (PDF; 687 KB) F. Herrera-C., W.R. Ocumpaugh, J.A. Ortega-S., 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) J.M. Grabowski, M.J. Williams, T. Socha, D. Findlay, 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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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Propagation Protocol, Canyon Grape (Vitis arizonica) (PDF; 60 KB) Dial, Heather 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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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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