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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Tye Morgan
Great Basin Rangelands Research
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (775) 784-6057 ext. 239
Fax: (775) 784-1712
Room 22
USDA, ARS, PWA, GBRRU
920 VALLEY ROAD
RENO, NV, 89512


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Time sequence photography of Roosters Comb - (Popular Publication)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Clements, C.D. 2014. Time sequence photography of Roosters Comb. The Progressive Rancher. 14(4):35-37.
Bromus tectorum L. invasion: Changes in soil properties and rates of bioturbation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Clements, D.D., Mackey, B.E. 2013. Bromus tectorum L. invasion: Changes in soil properties and rates of bioturbation. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 178:281-290.
Soil engineering facilitates Downy brome (Bromus tectorum L.) growth - A case study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2013. Soil engineering facilitates Downy brome (Bromus tectorum L.) growth - A case study. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:391-400.
Influence of Bromus tectorum invasion on soil properties in northern Nevada - (Abstract Only) - (05-Apr-13)
Biogeochemistry of hydrothermally and adjacent non-altered soils - (Abstract Only) - (05-Apr-13)
Biogeochemistry of a soil catena in the eastern Sierra Nevada Range, NV - (Abstract Only) - (05-Apr-13)
Suppression of Bromus tectorum L. by established perennial grasses: mechanisms-Part One - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. Suppression of Bromus tectorum L. by established perennial grasses: mechanisms-part one. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. DOI: 10.1155/2012/632172.
Lepidium latifolium: monitoring stem density during 18 years of invasion - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. Lepidium latifolium: monitoring stem density during 18 years of invasion [abstract]. Western Society of Weed Science. 65:50.
Downy Brome: evidence for soil engineering - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. Downy Brome: evidence for soil engineering [abstract]. Western Society of Weed Science. 65:15.
The tri-soil experiment: do plants discriminate among vegetation soil types? - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. The tri-soil experiment: do plants discriminate among vegetation soil types?. In: Abstracts 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, Spokane, WA. Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2012.
Cheatgrass invasion “engineers” the soil to facilitate its growth - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. Cheatgrass invasion “engineers” the soil to facilitate its growth [abstract]. Society for Range Management. 65:0162.
Mineral nitrogen in a crested wheatgrass stand: implications for suppression of cheatgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2012. Mineral nitrogen in a crested wheatgrass stand: implications for suppression of cheatgrass. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:101-104.
Cheatgrass Dead Zones in Northern Nevada - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Clements, D.D. 2011. Cheatgrass dead zones in Northern Nevada [abstract]. Society for Range Management. 64:94.
Look closer: Time sequence photography of Roosters Comb in the Sheep Creek Range, Nevada - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2011. Look closer: Time sequence photography of Roosters Comb in the Sheep Creek Range, Nevada [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 95.
Temporal Variation in Soil N Availability in an Agropyron cristatum (Crested Wheatgrass) Planting - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2010. Temporal variation in soil N availability in an Agropyron cristatum (crested wheatgrass) planting [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America. Paper No. 330-4.
Bromus Tectorum (Cheatgrass): Monitoring An Invasion For 10 Years - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2010. Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass): monitoring an invasion for 10 years [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America. Paper No. 241-1.
Influence of livestock grazing, floodplain position, and time on soil nutrient pools in a Sierra-Nevada montane meadow - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2010. Influence of livestock grazing, floodplain position, and time on soil nutrient pools in a Sierra-Nevada montane meadow. Soil Science. 175:293-302.
Evidence that invasion by cheatgrass alters soil nitrogen availability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2011. Evidence that invasion by cheatgrass alters soil nitrogen availability. Natural Resources and Environmental Issue Series. 17(11):1-3.
Evidence that invasion by cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) increases soil nitrogen availability - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T. 2010. Evidence that invasion by cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) increases soil nitrogen availability. In: Outline abstracts, Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management and the Weed Science Society of America, Denver, CO.
Suppression of cheatgrass by established perennial grasses: I. mechanisms - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2010. Suppression of cheatgrass by established perennial grasses: I. mechanisms. In: Outline abstracts, Joint Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management and the Weed Science Society of America, Denver, CO.
Influence of plant invasion on seed chemistry of winterfat, green rabbitbrush, freckled milkvetch, indian ricegrass and cheatgrass - (Proceedings)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Allen, F.L. 2011. Influence of plant invasion on seed chemistry of winterfat, green rabbitbrush, freckled milkvetch, indian ricegrass and cheatgrass. In: Wambolt, C.L., Kitchen, S.G., Frisina, M.R., Sowell, B.F., Keigley, R.B., Palacios, P.K., Robinson, J.A., comps., editors. Proceedings Shrublands: Wildlands and Wildlife Habitats. 15th Wildland Shrub Symposium, June 17-19, 2009, Bozeman, MT. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, Volume XVI. S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library, Logan, UT. p. 145-147.
Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue - (Proceedings)
Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A., Ziska, L.H., White, R.H. 2011. Effect of atmospheric CO2 levels on nutrients in cheatgrass tissue. In: Wambolt, C.L., Kitchen, S.G., Frisina, M.R., Sowell, B.F., Keigley, R.B., Palacios, P.K., Robinson, J.A., comps., editors. Proceedings Shrublands: Wildlands and Wildlife Habitats. 15th Wildland Shrub Symposium, June 17-19, 2009, Bozeman, MT. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues, Volume XVI. S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Library, Logan, UT. p. 145-147.
Medusahead: available soil N and microbial communities in native and invasive soils - (Proceedings)
Blank, R.R., Sforza, R., Morgan, T.A. 2008. Medusahead: available soil N and microbial communities in native and invasive soils. In: Kitchen, Stanley G.; Pendleton, Rosemary L.; Monaco, Thomas A.; Vernon, Jason, comps. Proceedings of Shrublands under fire: disturbance and recovery in a changing world, June 6–8, 2006, Cedar City, Utah. RMRS-P-52.
Effect of Competition with Perennial Grasses on the Growth and Nutrient Concentrations of Bromus tectorum L. - (Abstract Only)
Effect of competition with perennial grasses on the growth and nutrient of Bromus tectorum L [abstract]. International Weed Science Congress. Paper No. 310.
Microsite and Time since Prescribed Fire's Influence on Soil Microbiology in a Pinyon-Juniper Woodland. - (Abstract Only)
Rau, B.M., Blank, R.R., Morgan, T.A. 2006. Microsite and time since prescribed fire's influence on soil microbiology in a pinyon-juniper woodland [abstract]. Wildland Shrub Symposium - Shrublands Under Fire, June 6-8, 2006, Cedar City, Utah.
Medusahead: Soil Nitrogen and Microbial Community Dynamics in Native and Invasive Populations - (Abstract Only)
Blank, R.R., Sforza, R., Morgan, T.A. 2006. Medusahead: soil nitrogen and microbial community dynamics in native and invasive populations [abstract]. Proceedings 14th Wildland Shrub Symposium - Shrublands Under Fire, June 6-8, 2006, Cedar City, Utah.
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