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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: THE ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF MEDUSAHEAD IN THE GREAT BASIN AND SURROUNDING ECOSYSTEMS

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

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.
Using rangeland health assessment to inform successional management     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Vasquez, E.A., Svejcar, A.J. 2011. Using rangeland health assessment to inform successional management. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4(3):356-366.
Role of competition in restoring resource poor arid systems dominated by invasive grasses     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangla, S., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Radosevich, S.R. 2011. Role of competition in restoring resource poor arid systems dominated by invasive grasses. Journal of Arid Environments. 75:487-493.
Field growth comparisons of invasive alien annual and native perennial grasses in monocultures     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangla, S., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J. 2011. Field growth comparisons of invasive alien annual and native perennial grasses in monocultures. Journal of Arid Environments. 75:206-210.
Applying ecologically-based invasive plant management     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Smith, B.S., Vasquez, E.A. 2010. Applying ecologically-based invasive plant management. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:605-613.
Intra and interspecific competition among invasive and native species during early stages of plant growth     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangla, S., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Radosevich, S.R. 2011. Intra and interspecific competition among invasive and native species during early stages of plant growth. Plant Ecology. 212:531-542.
A working ranch with an effective medusahead program     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Bingham, B.S. 2010. A working ranch with an effective medusahead program. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. p.1-4.
A Working Ranch with an Effective Medusahead Management Program - (Trade Journal)
Smith, B.S. 2010. A Working Ranch with an Effective Medusahead Management Program. Oregon Beef Producer. p.11-13
Resistance of native plant functional groups to invasion by medusahead     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J. 2010. Resistance of native plant functional groups to invasion by medusahead. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3(3):294-300.
Ecological Principles for Invasive Plant Management     Reprint Icon - (Other)
James, J.J., Sheley, R.L., Vasquez, E.A., Smith, B.S. 2010. Ecological Principles for Invasive Plant Management. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 32 p
Implementing EBIPM In The Field: Tackling Invasive Annual Grasses With Science-based Solutions - (Other)
Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S., Steineckert, R. 2010. Implementing EBIPM In The Field: Tackling Invasive Annual Grasses With Science-based Solutions. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. DVD
The USDA-ARS Area-wide Project for Invasive Annual Grasses in the Great Basin Ecosystem: Applying Ecologically-based Invasive Plant Management - (Proceedings)
Smith,B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2010. The USDA-ARS Area-wide Project for Invasive Annual Grasses in the Great Basin Ecosystem: Applying Ecologically-based Invasive Plant Management. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper 14
The Area-Wide Project: Ecologically-based Invasive Plant Management of Annual Grasses In The Great Basin - (Other)
Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S., Pellant, M. 2010. The Area-Wide Project: Ecologically-based Invasive Plant Management of Annual Grasses In The Great Basin. Paper No.7
Response of Bluebunch Wheatgrass and Medusahead to Defoliation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Response of Bluebunch Wheatgrass and Medusahead to Defoliation. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62(3):278-283.
Functional Group Responses to Reciprocal Plant Litter Exchanges Between Native and Invasive Plant Dominated Grasslands     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Vasquez, E.A. 2009. Functional Group Responses to Reciprocal Plant Litter Exchanges between Native and Invasive Plant Dominated Grasslands. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 2:158-165.
Revegetation Guidelines for the Great Basin: Considering Invasive Weeds     Reprint Icon - (Government Publication)
Sheley, R.L., Mangold, J., Goodwin, K., Marks, J. 2008. Revegetation Guidelines for the Great Basin: Considering Invasive Weeds. Agricultural Research Service Publication. ARS-168
Effects of Imazapic on Target and Nontarget Vegetation During Revegetation - (Experiment Station)
Sheley, R.L., Carpinelli, M., Reever-Morghan, K., Vasquez, E.A. 2008. Effects of Imazapic on Target and Nontarget Vegetation During Revegetation . Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 43-47.
Crested Wheatgrass Defoliation Intensity and Season of Use on Medusahead Invasion - (Experiment Station)
Sheley, R.L., Bingham, B.S., Svejcar, A.J., Vasquez, E.A. 2008. Crested Wheatgrass Defoliation Intensity and Season of Use on Medusahead Invasion . Extension Reports. Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 48-52.
Native species replace introduced grass cultivars seeded following wildfire     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roche, C.T., Sheley, R.L., Korfhage, R.C. 2008. Native species replace introduced grass cultivars seeded following wildfire. Ecological Restoration. 26(4)321-330.
Crested Wheatgrass Defoliation Intensity and Season on Medusahead Invasion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Bingham, B.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Crested wheatgrass defoliation intensity and season on medusahead invasion. Rangeland Ecology and Management. Rangeland Ecol Manage 61:211-217
Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Plant Communities - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2008. Medusahead dispersal and establishment in sagebrush plant communities. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Range & Pasture Management Poster #24.
Control of Medusahead with Imazapic and Prescribed Burning in the Northern Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2008. Control of medusahead with imazapic and prescribed burning in the northern great basin. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Range & Pasture Management Poster# 18.
Restoring Western Juniper Infested Rangeland after Prescribed Fire - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Bates, J.D. 2008. Restoring western juniper infested rangeland after prescribed fire. Weed Science. 56:469-476.
The Healing Hand of Time: Native Species Replace Introduced Grass Cultivars Seeded Following Wildfire - (Abstract Only)
Roche, C., Sheley, R.L., Korfhage, R. 2007. The healing hand of time: native species replace introduced grass cultivars seeded following wildfire [abstract]. Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Section. P11.
Medusahead Dispersal and Establishment in Sagebrush Steppe - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W. 2007. Medusahead dispersal and establishment in sagebrush steppe [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. PS 30-143.
Revegetating Russian Knapweed (Acroptilon Repens)and Rabbitbrush (Ericameria Teretifolia)infested Rangeland in a Single Entry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L. 2007. Revegetating russian knapweed (acroptilon repens)and rabbitbrush (ericameria teretifolia)infested rangeland in a single entry. Weed Science 55:365-370.
Restoring Species Richness and Diversity in a Russian Knapweed (Acroptilon Repens)-Infested Riparian Plant Community Using Herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Laufenberg, S., Jacobs, J., Borkowski, J. 2007. Restoring species richness and diversity in a russian knapweed (Acroptilon repens)-infested riparian plant community using herbicides. Weed Science 55:311-318.
Tolerance of Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus Pratensis) to Two Sulfonylurea Herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L. 2007. Tolerance of meadow foxtail (alopecurus pratensis) to two sulfonylurea herbicides. Weed Technology 21:470-472.
Russian Knapweed As a Protein Supplement for Beef Cows Consuming Low-Quality Forage - (Abstract Only)
Bohnert, D.W., Sheley, R.L., Falck, S.J., Nyman, A.A. 2006. Russian knapweed as a protein supplement for beef cows consuming low-quality forage. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. Vol. 57:235-237.
Integrated Management of Leafy Spurge-Infested Rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, J.S., Sheley, R.L., Borkowski, J.J. 2006. Integrated management of leafy spurge-infested rangeland. Rangeland Ecology and Management.59(5):475-482.
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