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Publications Relating to Biofuel

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Biomass Crop Assistance Program: Camelina Agronomy Sheet (PDF; 438 KB) Stannard, M.E. 2012. NRCS Spokane. Spokane. WAPMC 2012. 3p. (ID# 10960).

Perennial biofeedstock Project at Big Flats (PDF; 504 KB) Salon, P. and M. vander Grinten 2010. Big Flats PMC. Big Flats, NY. 7/28/10. 2p. (ID# 10051).

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Major Publications

Big Bluestem Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Tober, D., N. Jensen, W. Duckwitz, and M. Knudson 2008. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. June 2008. 20p. (ID# 7933).

Switchgrass Biomass Trials in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (PDF; 852 KB) Tober, D., W. Duckwitz, N. Jensen, and M. Knudson 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2007. 20p. (ID# 7093).

Evaluation of warm season grass species and management practices to improve biomass production potential in the mid-South (PDF; 606 KB) Grabowski, J.M., S.D. Edwards, and J.L. Douglas 2004. Jamie L. Whitten PMC. Coffeeville, MS. March 2004. 16p. (ID# 5476).

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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).

Release Brochure for Timber Switchgrass (PDF; 285 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12122).

Kingston Germplasm Prairie Cordgrass Release Brochure (PDF; 233 KB) Clark, S. 2013. Big Flats, New York. September 2013. 3p. (ID# 11934).

'Dacotah' Switchgrass (PDF; 499 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11305).

'Forestburg' Switchgrass (PDF; 260 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11304).

Release Brochure: Steiner Group black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) (PDF; 135 KB) Belt, S.V. 2007. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 7624).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Genetic Diversity of Twelve Switchgrass Populations Using Molecular and Morphological Markers (PDF; 211 KB) Cortese, L., J. Honig, C. Miller, and S.A. Bonos 2010. Bioenergy Research Journal. 10p. (ID# 9712).

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Final Study Report

Screening Switchgrass Germplasm from Southeastern Texas for Forage and Biofuel Potential (PDF; 718 KB) Shadow, A. 2014. ETPMC. Nacogdoches. 9/17/2014. 11p. (ID# 12284).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note No. 102. Estimated Production Cost Budgets for Biomass: Switchgrass, ‘Highlander’ eastern gamagrass, Indiangrass and Big Bluestem (PDF; 200 KB) Allison, J. and P.B. Rodrigue 2007. MSPMC data, MS economic data. Coffeeville, MS. TN 102. 16p. (ID# 7268).

National Plant Materials Technical Note 3: Planting and Managing Switchgrass as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 657 KB) Douglas, J., J. Lamunyon, R. Wynia, and P. Salon 2009. USDA-NRCS. Washington, DC. September 2009. 15p. (ID# 9022).

Switchgrass for Biomass Production by Variety Selection and Establishment Methods for Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa (PDF; 609 KB) Kaiser, J. 2009. Missouri. Agronomy Technical Note MO-37 January 2009. 15p. (ID# 8511).

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).

Establishment Guide for Willow Biomass for BCAP Program (PDF; 183 KB) Salon, P., T. Volk, and M. Fournier 2012. EFOTG and FSA. Syracuse, NY. June, 2012. 6p. (ID# 11420).

Potential Plants for Biofuel in Texas (PDF; 91 KB) Ziehr, R. and B. Carr 2011. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. November 2010. 3p. (ID# 10316).

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).

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Other Publication Types

Propagation protocol for vegetative production of container Baccharis pilularis DC. plants (Rooted male vegetative cuttings in 1/2 gallon containers.); USDA NRCS - Lockeford Plant Materials Center, Lockeford, California. (PDF; 40 KB) Gomes, A., and M. Smither-Kopperl 2012. Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.. 23 October 2012. 2p. (ID# 11430).

Switchgrass- Species Collection Description Sheet (PDF; 219 KB) Rea, G.L. 2011. TXPMC. Knox City, TX. April 2011. 2p. (ID# 10329).

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