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Publications Relating to Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Announcing the Release of Prairie Harvest Germplasm Hackberry (PDF; 203 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 1p. (ID# 9424).

Plot Guide - Tree Evaluation Plots, Bottineau, North Dakota (PDF; 277 KB) Knudson, M. 2009. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2009. 1p. (ID# 8749).

Announcing the Cultivar Release of 'Prairie Red' hybrid plum (PDF; 3.4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. September 2006. 1p. (ID# 7275).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Stretchberry (PDF; 63 KB) Jacobs, J. and J. Scianna 2009. PLANTS database. 2p. (ID# 9098).

Warm-Season Grass Cover Between Tree Rows (PDF; 350 KB) Tober, D.A., C. Stange, and W. Duckwitz 2006. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 6468).

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Plant Guides

Late Lilac (Syringa villosa) Plant Guide (PDF; 143 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11795).

Manchurian Crabapple (Malus mandshurica) Plant Guide (PDF; 214 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11796).

Little Walnut (Juglans microcarpa) Plant Guide (PDF; 119 KB) Wynia, R. 2008. PLANTS Database. Baton Rouge, LA. October 2008. 3p. (ID# 8318).

Chokecherry Plant Guide (PDF; 190 KB) Crowder, W., W. Geyer, and P. Broyles 2004. PLANTS Database. 2015. 2p. (ID# 5596).

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Major Publications

Trees and Shrubs Tested in Western North Dakota and South Dakota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Knudson, M. 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 32p. (ID# 9423).

Twenty-five Years of Tree Planting Trials at the Highmore, SD Field Evaluation Planting (PDF; 381 KB) Knudson, M. 2004. Bismarck, ND. Sept. 2004. 53p. (ID# 5697).

Thirty Years of Tree Planting at the McKenzie Field Evaluation Site 1972-2001 (PDF; 658 KB) Knudson, M. 2002. USDA NRCS. Bismarck PMC. September 2002. 83p. (ID# 3899).

'TROPIC CORAL' Tall Erythrina, Erythrina variegata L. (PDF; 2.5 MB) Rotar, P.P.; Joy, R.J.; Weissich, P.R. 1986. University of Hawaii, CTAHR; USDA/ NRCS Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii. December 1986. 11p. (ID# 2532).

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Release Brochures

'Spike' Hybrid Poplar (Populus deltoides x Populus nigra) Release Brochure (PDF; null) Big Flats Plant Materials Center Staff 2015. Corning, NY. March 2015. 2p. (ID# 12506).

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

'Streamco' Purple Osier Willow (Salix purpurea) Plant Release Brochure (PDF; 132 KB) Clark, S. 2014. Big Flats, New York. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12328).

Release Brochure for 'Pink Lady' Winterberry euonymus (PDF; 102 KB) Richard Wynia 2014. Manhattan Plant Materials Center. Manhattan, KS. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 12292).

'Marana' fourwing saltbush Release Brochure (PDF; 381 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11844).

'Midwest' Manchurian Crabapple (PDF; 331 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11922).

'Sakakawea' silver buffaloberry (PDF; 540 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11923).

Hunter Germplasm ponderosa pine release brochure (PDF; 146 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11682).

PIA Conservation Plant Release: 'TROPIC CORAL' Erythrina (Erythrina variegata) (PDF; 378 KB) Duvauchelle, D.P. 2013. USDA/ NRCS PIA Hoolehua PMC. Hoolehua, Hawaii. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 12029).

Release Brochure for Boomer Bur Oak (PDF; 364 KB) Carr, B. 2013. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. July 2013. 2p. (ID# 11969).

Trapper Germplasm western snowberry brochure (PDF; 193 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11683).

'Cardan' Green Ash (PDF; 300 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11307).

'Homestead' Arnold Hawthorn (PDF; 296 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11303).

'Oahe' Hackberry (PDF; 392 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11301).

Prairie Harvest Germplasm hackberry (PDF; 1.2 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9902).

Riverview Germplasm American black currant (PDF; 1.5 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9903).

'McDermand' Ussurian pear (PDF; 646 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8535).

Regal Russian almond (PDF; 331 KB) Bismark Plant Materials Center Staff 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 4684).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 1: Windbreak Plant Species for Odor Management around Poultry Production Facilities. (PDF; 382 KB) Belt, S.V., M. van der Grinten, G. Malone, P. Patterson and R. Shockey 2007. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. April 2007. 21p. (ID# 7166).

PIA Technical Note 7.1: Pacific Islands Area Vegetative Guide (PDF; 923 KB) Joy, R.J. 2012. USDA/ NRCS PIA. Honolulu, Hawaii. September 2012. 35p. (ID# 11436).

PIA Plant Materials Technical Note 7.3: Pacific Island Area Vegetative Guide (Plant Establishment Procedures) (PDF; 35 KB) Joy, R.J. 2010. USDA/ NRCS PIA. Hoolehua, Hawaii. April 2010. 5p. (ID# 12483).

Technical Note (Forestry) 9: Tree / Shrub Establishment and Maintenance Guidelines (PDF; 356 KB) Conway, T. 2002. USDA-NRCS. Salina, KS. KS-TN9 (Forestry), June 2002. 14p. (ID# 4380).

Technical Note 43: Tree Planting, Care and Management with Tables (PDF; 91 KB) Stange, C., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2002. USDA-NRCS-IDAHO. Boise, Idaho. PM TN No. 43, April 2002. 32p. (ID# 4356).

Technical Note 44: Using Windbreaks to Reduce Odors Associated with Livestock Production Facilities (PDF; 285 KB) Ogle, D.G. and L. St. John (modified from NRCS-Missouri) 2005. USDA-NRCS-Missouri modified for use in Idaho and Utah. Boise, ID. TN 44, July 2005. 9p. (ID# 6111).

Technical Note 45: Temporary Storage and Handling of Container, Bareroot and Cutting Stock (PDF; 144 KB) Scianna, J., R. Logar, and D. Ogle 2005. USDA-NRCS Idaho and Montana. Boise, ID. TN 45, July 2005. 6p. (ID# 6112).

Conservation Shrubs and Trees for the Intermountain West (PDF; 1.7 MB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and M. Stannard 2008. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Idaho Plant Materials TN No. 50 - January 2008. 19p. (ID# 7711).

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

Herbicide Weed Control in Windbreaks and Shelterbelts (PDF; 171 KB) Stange, C. and D. Tober 2007. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. May 2007. 3p. (ID# 7587).

TN-PM-5-2-AZ, Herbaceous Wind Barriers for Irrigated Lands in Arizona (PDF; 36 KB) Munda, B., D. Walther, and J. Briggs 2005. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. June 2005. 3p. (ID# 6893).

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Other Publication Types

Windbreaks: Their Use (PDF; 2.2 MB) Houck, M. 2004. USDA-NRCS Knox City Plant Materials Center. 41p. (ID# 5584).

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