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Published Abstracts

Promoting a Florida Seed Source of Splitbeard Bluestem for Use in Longleaf Pine Plantings in the Deep South (PDF; 72 KB) Grabowski, J. 2014. 10th Biennial Longleaf Conference and 9th Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Mobile, AL. October 21-24, 2014. 1p. (ID# 12449).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Improved Plants For a Better Tomorrow 2006 (PDF; 164 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5452).

Plantas Mejoradas Para Un Futuro Mejor (PDF; 231 KB) Maura, C., Jr. , M.A.Gonter, B.D.Gordon, M.L. Vidoz, and M.J. Williams 2006. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 6677).

Fact Sheet: Gully Stabilization in North Florida (PDF; 57 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2000. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2000. 2p. (ID# 345).

Rock Reed Filter: What Is It? (PDF; 5.3 MB) Staley, D. and C. Maura 1995. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Gainesville, FL. 1995. 2p. (ID# 2895).

Improved Plants for a Better Tomorrow 1993 (PDF; 4.4 MB) Peckham, G. 1994. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Sept. 1994. 2p. (ID# 2413).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Plant Fact Sheet: Pityopsis graminifolia (grass-leaved golden aster) (PDF; 83 KB) Belt, S.V. and M.A. Gonter 2006. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. September 2006. 2p. (ID# 6743).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Light at the End of the Tunnel - Ghost Rider Purple Bluestem (PDF; 79 KB) Williams, M.J. 2007. Quail Unlimited. Edgefield, SC. Sep/Oct 2006. 2p. (ID# 7473).

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Newsletters

Southeastern Plant News NOW, Jan 2017 (PDF; 814 KB) Jacobs, A., J. Grabowski, R. Barrett, and D. Duvauchelle 2017. PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 3 Issue 1. 3p. (ID# 12971).

Southeastern Plant News NOW, Feb 2016 (PDF; 1.2 MB) Jacobs, A., J. Grabowski, R. Barrett, and D. Duvauchelle 2016. PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 2 Issue 1. 4p. (ID# 12812).

Southeastern Plant News NOW, August 2015 (PDF; 1.3 MB) Jacobs, A. 2015. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 1 Issue 2, August 2015. 4p. (ID# 12697).

Southeastern Plant News NOW, March 2015 (PDF; 1.3 MB) Jacobs, A. 2015. Coffeeville, MS. Vol.1 Issue 1, March 2015. 4p. (ID# 12538).

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Plant Guides

Amphicarpum muehlenbergianum Plant Guide (PDF; 274 KB) Williams, M.J., C.M. Sheahan, and J.M. Grabowski 2011. Brooksville, FL. March 29, 2011. 3p. (ID# 10200).

Plant Guide for Gulfhairawn Muhly (PDF; 91 KB) Grabowski, J.M. and M.J. Williams 2009. Brooksville PMC. Baton Rouge, LA. June 2009. 4p. (ID# 8592).

Planting Guide for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 71 KB) Grabowski, J.M., M.J. Williams, and M.A. Gonter 2008. FLPMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2008. 2p. (ID# 8062).

Planting Guide for Ghost Rider Purple Bluestem (PDF; 72 KB) Grabowski, J.M., M.J. Williams, and G. Hendricks 2007. Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2007. 2p. (ID# 7232).

Planting Guide: Aeschynomene americana F-149 (American joinvetch) (PDF; 128 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1884).

Planting Guide: Arachis glabrata Arbrook (perennial peanut) (PDF; 142 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1885).

Planting Guide: Hemarthria altissima (limpograss) (PDF; 112 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1886).

Planting Guide: Panicum hemitomon (maidencane) (PDF; 122 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Aug. 1997. 2p. (ID# 1887).

Planting Guide: Panicum virgatum (switchgrass) (PDF; 83 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Revised Apr. 1997. 1p. (ID# 1888).

Planting Guide: Zea mexicana Chapingo (Mexican teosinte) (PDF; 91 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Aug. 1997. 1p. (ID# 1889).

Planting Guide: Panicum amarum (bitter panicum) (PDF; 81 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1996. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jan. 1996. 1p. (ID# 1882).

Planting Guide: Spartina patens (marshhay cordgrass) (PDF; 66 KB) Maura, C., S. Sanders, and J. Lawrence 1996. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jan. 1996. 1p. (ID# 1883).

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Poster

Promoting a Florida Seed Source of SplitbeardBluestem for Use in Longleaf Pine Plantings in the Deep South - Poster (PDF; 2.1 MB) Janet Grabowski 2014. Brooksville PMC. (ID# 12685).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Mycorrhiza: The Hidden Plant Support Network (PDF; 211 KB) Janet Grabowski 2017. ECS Quick Tips. Gainesville, FL. March 2017. 2p. (ID# 13137).

Flowering Now - Black Medic (PDF; 449 KB) Janet Grabowski 2016. Florida ECS Quick Tips. Gainesville, FL. March 2016. 2p. (ID# 12819).

Structural Profile of the Pea or Bean Family (PDF; 592 KB) Janet Grabowski 2016. ECS Quick Notes. Gainesville, FL. July 2016. 2p. (ID# 12920).

Best Practices to Follow When Taking Photos for Plant Identification (PDF; 2.1 MB) Janet Grabowski 2015. Florida ECS Quick Tips. Gainesville, FL. September 2015. 3p. (ID# 12688).

Dicot or Monocot? How to Tell the Difference (PDF; 482 KB) Janet Grabowski 2015. Florida ECS Quick Tips. January 2015. 2p. (ID# 12686).

Legume Nitrogen Fixation and Inoculants (PDF; 307 KB) Janet Grabowski 2015. Florida ECS Quick Tips. September 2015. 2p. (ID# 12687).

Celebrating our Native Wildflowers for National Wildflower Week - 2014 (PDF; 35 KB) Grabowski, J. 2014. Brooksville, FL. 5/12/2014. 2p. (ID# 12257).

Fact Sheet: Forage Species on sprayfields (PDF; 139 KB) Peckham, G. 1998. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jun. 1998. 2p. (ID# 2416).

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Major Publications

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 1, Introducción/Introduction (PDF; 485 KB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2015. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 10p. (ID# 12612).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas (PDF; 28.5 MB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 395p. (ID# 12611).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 2, Descriptiones de las Especies A-D/ Species Descriptions A-D (PDF; 9 MB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 117p. (ID# 12613).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 3, Descriptiones de las Especies E-M/ Species Descriptions E-M (PDF; 7.5 MB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 94p. (ID# 12614).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 4, Descriptiones de las Especies N-S/ Species Descriptions N-S (PDF; 8.5 MB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 110p. (ID# 12608).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 5, Descriptiones de las Especies T-Z/ Species Descriptions T-Z (PDF; 3.1 MB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 38p. (ID# 12609).

Common Weeds in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands/ Malezas Comunes en Puerto Rico e Islas Vírgenes Americanas, Part 6, Índice de nombres técnicos y comunes en Español e Inglés/ Index of technical and common names in Spanish and English (PDF; 327 KB) Mas, E. and M. de L. Lugo-Torres 2013. Puerto Rico PMS. Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 2013. 26p. (ID# 12610).

Native Plants for Coastal Dune Restoration: What, When, and How for Florida (PDF; 12 MB) Williams, M.J. 2007. Florida NRCS. Gainesville, FL. 06/28/07. 51p. (ID# 7474).

Development of seed sources and establishment methods for native upland reclamation - final report (PDF; 420 KB) Pfaff, S., C. Maura, Jr., and M.A. Gonter 2002. Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. October 2001. 70p. (ID# 7231).

Florida Native Seed Production Manual (PDF; 4.0 MB) Pfaff, S., M.A. Gonter, and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center and Florida Institute of Phosphate Research. Brooksville, FL. Jun. 2002. 65p. (ID# 2549).

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PM Annual Progress Report of Activities

2017 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 888 KB) J. Grabowski 2018. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville. FL. Feb 2018. 4p. (ID# 13302).

2016 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 721 KB) Janet Grabowski 2017. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. May 2016. 5p. (ID# 13162).

2015 Progress Report of Activities (PDF; 866 KB) Janet Grabowski 2016. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. March 2016. 5p. (ID# 12821).

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Release Brochures

Release Brochure Citrus Germplasm Maidencane (PDF; 261 KB) Janet Grabowski 2018. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. September 2018. 2p. (ID# 13363).

Release Brochure Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 179 KB) J Grabowski 2018. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. January 2018. 2p. (ID# 13301).

Release Brochure Sea Islands Germplasm Sweetgrass (PDF; 402 KB) Janet Grabowski 2018. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2018. 2p. (ID# 13362).

Purple Haze Germplasm Hairawn Muhly Release Brochure (PDF; 303 KB) Grabowski, J.M. 2012. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. July 2012. 2p. (ID# 11221).

Brooksville 67 Germplasm, perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata var. hagenbeckii) (PDF; 236 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. (ID# 5054).

Brooksville 68 Germplasm, perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata Benth.) (PDF; 157 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5055).

Chapingo Mexican teosinte (Zea mexicana) (PDF; 147 KB) USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 323).

Floral Passion Germplasm blazing star (Liatris elegans) (PDF; 182 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5451).

Northpa and Southpa, bitter panicum (Panicum amarum) (PDF; 133 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5053).

Sharp marshhay cordgrass (Spartina patens) (PDF; 289 KB) Maura, C., M.A. Gonter, and B.D. Gordon 2006. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. March 2006. 2p. (ID# 5448).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Effect of Flooding Duration and Nitrogen Fertilization on Yield and Protein Content of Three Forage Species (PDF; 1.1 MB) Sigua, G.C., M.J. Williams, J.Grabowski, C. Chase Jr., and M. Kongchum 2012. Agronomy Journal. 104. 8p. (ID# 11392).

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Release Notices

Release Notice for Fort Cooper Splitbeard Bluestem (PDF; 207 KB) Grabowski, J.M., M.A. Gonter, and M.J. Williams 2018. FLPMC. 8p. (ID# 8060).

Release notice for Purple Haze Germplasm hairawn muhly (PDF; 313 KB) Grabowski, J., M.J. Williams, and A. Blount 2012. Brooksville PMC, Univ. of Florida, IFAS. Brooksville, FL. September 2012. 18p. (ID# 11222).

Notice of Release of Sea Islands Germplasm Sweetgrass (PDF; 1.1 MB) Gonter , M.A.r, J.M. Grabowski, and M.J. Williams 2009. Brooksville PMC. Brooksville PMC. June 2009. 6p. (ID# 8594).

Notice of Release of Perennial Peanut Brooksville 67 (PDF; 90 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2002. 5p. (ID# 2551).

Notice of Release of Perennial Peanut Brooksville 68 (PDF; 90 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2002. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. Jul. 2002. 5p. (ID# 2552).

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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).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Wetland Plants for Revegetation in Florida (PDF; 243 KB) Williams, M.J. and J. Grabowski 2007. Proc. 33rd Annual Ecosystem Restoration and Creation Conference. Plant City, FL. 2007 (in press). 8p. (ID# 7475).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Grass Seed for Revegetation in Florida (PDF; 108 KB) Williams, M.J. and J. Grabowski 2006. Proceedings 2006 Annual Conference, American Forage and Grassland Council. Georgetown, TX. Vol. 15, March 11-13, 2006. 5p. (ID# 6920).

Brooksville Plant Materials Center: Developing Sources of Native Grass Seed for Florida (PDF; 87 KB) Williams, M.J. and J. Grabowski 2006. Proceedings of the Fifth Eastern Native Grass Symposium .. Madison, WI. 2006. 384p. (ID# 7468).

Developing Seed Sources of Florida Native Upland Grass Species (PDF; 139 KB) Pfaff, S. and C. Maura 2000. Daniels, W.L., and S.G. Richardson (Eds.). Proceedings, 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Tampa, FL, June 11-15, 2000. Amer. Soc. Surf. Mining Rec.. Lexington, KY. Jun. 2000. 5p. (ID# 2550).

Direct Seeding Native Species on Reclaimed Phosphate-Mined Lands (PDF; 68 KB) Pfaff, S. and M.A. Gonter 2000. Ritchie, J.C., J.A. Dickerson, and C.A. Ritchie (eds.). Proc. Second Eastern Native Grass Symposium: Baltimore, MD November 17-19, 1999. Published by USDA-ARS, and USDA-NRCS. Beltsville, MD. Nov. 1999. 14p. (ID# 2655).

Seeding Two Native Grass Species on Reclaimed Phosphate Minedlands (PDF; 162 KB) Pfaff, S. and M.A. Gonter 2000. Daniels, W.L., and S.G. Richardson (Eds.). Proceedings, 2000 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surface Mining and Reclamation, Tampa, FL, June 11-15, 2000. Amer. Soc. Surf. Mining Rec.. Lexington, KY. Jun. 2000. 7p. (ID# 2553).

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Technical Notes

ENTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 1: A Tool for Selecting Cover Crops for Row Crop Rotations in the Southeast (PDF; 1.85 MB) Jacobs, A., R. Barrett, M. Williams, and E.R. Garner 2017. East NTSC. Greensboro, NC. February 1, 2017. 20p. (ID# 13166).

Technical Note 35: Collecting Plant Materials (PDF; 251 KB) Maura, C. and G. Peckham 1997. USDA-NRCS Brooksville Plant Materials Center. Brooksville, FL. FL-TN35, 1997. 4p. (ID# 1877).

National Plant Materials Technical Note 4: Planting and Managing Giant Miscanthus as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 962 KB) Williams, M.J. and J. Douglas 2011. National PMP Website. 30p. (ID# 10548).

Production of Biofuel Crops in Florida: Switchgrass (PDF; 154 KB) Newman, Y., C. Rainbolt, M.J. Williams, and J. Vendramini 2008. Agron. Dep., Univ. Florida, IFAS, Florida Coop. Ext. Ser.. Gainesville, FL. SS AGR 291. 3p. (ID# 7987).

Planting and Production Guide, Citrus Germplasm Maidencane (PDF; 138 KB) Williams, M.J., J. Grabowski, and M.A. Gonter 2007. USDA, NRCS, Brooksville PMC. Brooksville, FL. 3p. (ID# 7478).

Windbreaks for Citrus Canker Control Silk Oak (Grevillea robusta) a Choice for Producers (PDF; 251 KB) Williams, M.J. 2006. Florida NRCS. Gainesville, FL. 2p. (ID# 7469).

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