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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Matthew J. Rinella (Matt)

RESEARCH RANGELAND MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Soil sterilization alters interactions between the native grass Bouteloua gracilis and invasive Bromus tectorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Emam, T., Espeland, E.K., Rinella, M.J. 2014. Soil sterilization alters interactions between the native grass Bouteloua gracilis and invasive Bromus tectorum. Journal of Arid Environments. 111:91-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.08.006.
Aminopyrald and Picloram reduce seed production of the invasive annual grasses Medusahead and Ventenata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E., Roth, A.D. 2014. Aminopyrald and Picloram reduce seed production of the invasive annual grasses Medusahead and Ventenata. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:406-411.
An exotic grass disrupts mycorrhizal fungi which increases the mortality of Artemisia tridentata - (Abstract Only) - (05-Jan-14)
Effects of growth regulator herbicide on downy brome (Bromus tectorum) seed production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Masters, R.A., Bellows, S.E. 2013. Effects of growth regulator herbicide on downy brome (Bromus tectorum) seed production. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:60-64.
Predicting plant responses to mycorrhizal: integrating evolutionary history and plant traits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Wilson, G.W., Rinella, M.J. 2012. Predicting plant responses to mycorrhizal: integrating evolutionary history and plant traits. Ecology Letters. 15:689-695.
Vegetation Responses to Supplemental Winter Feeding of Elk - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Dean, R., Vavra, M., Parks, C.G. 2012. Vegetation Responses to Supplemental Winter Feeding of Elk. Western North American Naturalist 72(1):78-83.
Do populations of an invasive weed differ greatly in their per-gram competitive effects? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sowerwine, J.E., Rinella, M.J., Carlson, M.L. 2012. Do populations of an invasive weed differ greatly in their per-gram competitive effects?. Western North American Naturalist 72:43-47.
Long-term population dynamics of seeded plants in invaded grasslands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Mangold, J.M., Espeland, E.K., Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J. 2012. Long-term population dynamics of seeded plants in invaded grasslands. Ecological Applications 22(4):1320-1329.
Salmon returns and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increases with spawning salmon abundance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, D.J., Wipfli, M.S., Sticker, G.A., Heintz, R.A., Rinella, M.J. 2012. Salmon returns and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increases with spawning salmon abundance. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69:73-84.
Invasive plant management on anticipated conservation benefits: a scientific Assessment - (Government Publication)
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Rinella, M.J., Blumenthal, D.M., Ditomaso, J.M. 2011. Invasive plant management on anticipated conservation benefits: a scientific Assessment. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. p.291-336.
Grass seedling demography and sage steppe restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Rinella, M.J., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Grass seedling demography and sage steppe restoration. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(4):409-417.
Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Svejcar, A.J., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48:961-969.
Trapping Douglas-fir beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae) with Pheromone Baited Multiple-Funnel Traps to Reduce Tree Mortality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Progar, R.A., Sturdevant, N., Rinella, M.J. 2010. Trapping Douglas-fir beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae) with Pheromone Baited Multiple-Funnel Traps to Reduce Tree Mortality. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 86(4):111-118.
Comparing susceptibility of eastern and western U.S. grasslands to competition and allelopathy from spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L. subsp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Comparing susceptibility of eastern and western U.S. grasslands to competition and allelopathy from spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L. subsp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek). Plant Ecology. 212:821-828.
Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Vavra, M., Naylor, B.J., Boyd, J.M. 2010. Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions. Ecological Modelling. 222:619-625.
Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Vavra, M., Naylor, B.J., Boyd, J.M. 2011. Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions. Ecological Modeling 222:619-625.
Short-Term population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer (Oberea erythrocephala (Schrank.) Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Progar, R.A., Markin, G., Milan, J., Barbouletos, T., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Short-Term population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer (Oberea erythrocephala (Schrank.) Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4(2):183-188.
Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Drenovsky, R.E., Monaco, T.A., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework? Ecological Applications. 21(2):490-502.
Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual grass Seed Production Under Field Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Masters, R.A., Bellows, S.E. 2010. Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual grass Seed Production Under Field Conditions. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:487-490.
Nucler Polyhedrosis Virus as a Biological Control Agent for Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Progar, R.A., Rinella, M.J., Fekedulegn, D., Butler, L. 2010. Nucler Polyhedrosis Virus as a Biological Control Agent for Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Journal of Applied Entomology 134:641-646.
Managing Annual Bromes in the Northern Great Plains - (Proceedings)
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J., Muscha, J.M. 2009. MANAGING ANNUAL BROMES IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS. Symposium Proceedings Range Beef Cow Symposium, Casper, WY.
Invasive Plant Researchers Should Calculate Effect Sizes, Not P-Values - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., James, J.J. 2010. Invasive Plant Researchers Should Calculate Effect Sizes, Not P-Values. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:106-112.
Inundative Release of Aphthona spp. Flea Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a Biological “Herbicide” on Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) in Riparian Areas. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Progar, R.A., Markin, G., Milan, J., Barbouletos, T., Rinella, M.J. 2010. Inundative Release of Aphthona spp. Flea Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a Biological “Herbicide” on Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) in Riparian Areas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):242-248.
Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual Grass Seed Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Haferkamp, M.R., Masters, R.A., Muscha, J.M., Bellows, S.E., Vermeire, L.T. 2010. Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual Grass Seed Production. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:12-16.
Differential Phytosociological Interactions Involving Male and Female Atriplex bonnevillensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sinclair, J., Emlen, J.M., Rinella, M.J., Snelgrove, J., Freeman, D.C. 2009. Differential Phytosociological Interactions Involving Male and Female Atriplex bonnevillensis. Western North American Naturalist. 69:475-480.
Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Hileman, B.J. 2009. Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency. Journal of Applied Ecology 46:796-803.
Primary Productivity and Precipitation Use Efficiency in Mixed-Grass Prairie: A Comparison of Northern and Southern U.S. Sites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermeire, L.T., Heitschmidt, R.K., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Primary Productivity and Precipitation Use Efficiency in Mixed-Grass Prairie: A Comparison of Northern and Southern U.S. Sites. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:230-239.
Fire Alters Emergence of Invasive Plant Species from Soil Surface-Deposited Seeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Fire Alters Emergence of Invasive Plant Species from Soil Surface-Deposited Seeds. Weed Science 57:304-310.
Large woody debris and salmonid habitat in the Anchor River basin, Alaska, following an extensive spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreak Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, D.J., Booz, M., Bogan, D., Boggs, K., Sturdy, M., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Large woody debris and salmonid habitat in the Anchor River basin, Alaska, following an extensive spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreak. Northwest Science 2009 83(1):57-69.
Control Effort Exacerbates Invasive Species Problem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Maxwell, B.D., Fay, P.K., Weaver, T., Sheley, R.L. 2009. Control Effort Exacerbates Invasive Species Problem. Ecological Applications 19(1):155-162.
White Spruce Regeneration Following a Major Spruce Beetle Outbreak in Forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boggs, K., Sturdy, M., Rinella, D.J., Rinella, M.J. 2008. White Spruce Regeneration Following a Major Spruce Beetle Outbreak in Forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Forest Ecology and Management 255:3571-3579.
One-Time Herbicide use Causes Local Extinction of Native Species - (Abstract Only)
Rinella, M.J., Maxwell, B.D., Sheley, R.L. 2008. One-Time Herbicide use Causes Local Extinction of Native Species. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. 23-10.
Fire Effects on Invasive Weed Seed Germination - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jun-07)
Grassland Invader Responses to Realistic Changes in Native Species Richness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Pokorny, M.L., Rekaya, R. 2007. Grassland Invader Responses to Realistic Changes in Native Species Richness. Ecological Applications 17(6):1824–1831.
Rangeland Biodiversity: Do Realistic Species Losses Alter Ecosystem Function and Invasion Risks? - (Abstract Only)
Rinella, M.J., Pokorny, M.L. 2007. Rangeland Biodiversity: Do Realistic Species Losses Alter Ecosystem Function and Invasion Risks?. Society of Range Management Abstract #364.
The Within-Site and Regional Impacts of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia Esula): Hierarchial Bayesian Methods Estimate Invasive Weed Impacts at Pertinent Spatial Scales Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Luschei, E.C. 2007. Hierarchial bayesian methods estimate invasive weed impacts at pertinent spatial scales. Biological Invasions 9:545-558.
Using Light Attenuation to Estimate Leafy Spurge Impacts on Forage Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Using light attenuation to estimate leafy spurge impacts on forage production. Rangeland Ecology and Management 59(4):431-437.
The Within-Site and Regional Impacts of Leafy Spurge: Hierarchical Bayesian Methods Estimate Invasive Weed Impacts at Pertinent Spatial Scales - (Abstract Only)
Rinella, M.J., Luschei, E.C. 2006. The Within-Site and Regional Impacts of Leafy Spurge: Hierarchical Bayesian Methods Estimate Invasive Weed Impacts at Pertinent Spatial Scales. Western Society of Weed Science.
2005 Research Update - (Popular Publication)
Vermeire, L.T., Geary, T.W., Grings, E.E., Haferkamp, M.R., Heitschmidt, R.K., Macneil, M.D., Rinella, M.J., Alexander, L.J., Roberts, A.J., Waterman, R.C., Branson, D.H. 2005. 2005 research update. Research Update for Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory. 57 pgs.
Models That Predict Invasive Weed and Grass Dynamics: 1. Model Development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Models that predict invasive weed and grass dynamics: 1. Model development. Weed Science 53:586-593.
Models That Predict Invasive Weed and Grass Dynamics: 2. Accuracy Evaluation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Models that predict invasive weed and grass dynamics: 2. Accuracy evaluation. Weed Science 53:605-614.
Toward a Decision Support System for Leafy Spurge-Infested Plant Communities - (Abstract Only)
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L., Goodman, D. 2004. Toward a decision support system for leafy spurge-infested plant communities. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts #8. On CD.
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