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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ecological Interactions in Integrated and Biologically-Based Management of Invasive Plant Species in Western Rangelands

Location: Great Basin Rangelands Research

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

Stephanopachys conicola Fisher (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) feeding on decaying western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. occidentalis) berries: a novel association for Bostrichidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Jul-14)
Global spread of wheat curl mite by the most polyphagous and pestiferous lineages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(25-Mar-14)
First-year establishment, biomass and seed production of early vs. late seral natives in two medusahead (Taeniatherum caputmedusae) invaded soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uselman, S.M., Snyder, K.A., Leger, E.A., Duke, S.E. 2014. First-year establishment, biomass and seed production of early vs. late seral natives in two medusahead (Taeniatherum caputmedusae) invaded soils. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7:291-302.
Restoring abandoned agricultural lands in cold desert shrublands: tradeoffs between water availability and invasive species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, J.C., Eldredge, E.P., Snyder, K.A., Board, D.L., Forbis De Queiroz, T., Hubbard, V. 2014. Restoring abandoned agricultural lands in cold desert shrublands: tradeoffs between water availability and invasive species. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(1):176-189.
Wheat curl mite and dry bulb mite: untangling a taxonomic conundrum through a multidisciplinary approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skoracka, A., Kuczynski, L., Rector, B.G., Amrine, J.W. 2014. Wheat curl mite and dry bulb mite: untangling a taxonomic conundrum through a multidisciplinary approach. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 111:421-436.
Isolating relative humidity: dual isotopes d18O and dD as deuterium deviations from the global meteoric water line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Voelker, S.L., Brooks, J., Meinzer, F.C., Roden, J., Pazdur, A., Pawelczyck, S., Hartsough, P., Snyder, K.A., Plavoca, L., Santrucek, J. 2014. Isolating relative humidity: dual isotopes d18O and dD as deuterium deviations from the global meteoric water line. Ecological Applications. 24(5):960-975.
Field observations in central Turkey on Lasiosina deviata Nartshuk, a chloropid stem boring fly and potential biological control agent of Lepidium latifolium - (Proceedings)
Hayat, R., Cristofaro, M., Di Cristina, F., Paolini, A., Gerber, E., Rector, B.G. 2013. Field observations in central Turkey on Lasiosina deviata Nartshuk, a chloropid stem boring fly and potential biological control agent of Lepidium latifolium. In: European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, June 24-27, 2013, Samsun, Turkey. 16:23.
Use of wheat SSRs to assess genetic diversity in medusahead (Taenintherum caput-medusae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rector, B.G., Ashley, M.C., Gaskin, J.F., Longland, W.S. 2013. Use of wheat SSRs to assess genetic diversity in medusahead (Taenintherum caput-medusae). Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:352-361.
Integrated weed management approach to control saltcedar - (Abstract Only)
Clements, D.D., Harmon, D.N., Young, J.A., Knight, J. 2013. Integrated weed management approach to control saltcedar [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society International Meeting, Reno, NV, July 21-24, 2013. 68:119.
Using Annual Forbs and Early Seral Species in Seeding Mixtures for Improved Success in Great Basin Restoration - (Abstract Only)
Uselman, S.M., Snyder, K.A., Leger, E.A., Duke, S.E. 2013. Using Annual Forbs and Early Seral Species in Seeding Mixtures for Improved Success in Great Basin Restoration [abstract]. National Native Seed Conference, April 8-11, 2013, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Wildlife and Tamarix - (Book / Chapter)
Bateman, H.L., E.H. Paxton, and W.S. Longland. 2013. Tamarix as wildlife habitat. In: Sher, A., Quigley, M.F., editors. Tamarix: A case study of ecological change in the American west. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. p. 168-188.
Wheat curl mite, a global pest of cereals, is a complex of biotypes with divergent host ranges and variable pest potential - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skoracka, A., Szydio, W., Rector, B.G., Kuczynski, L. 2013. Wheat curl mite, a global pest of cereals, is a complex of biotypes with divergent host ranges and variable pest potential. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 109:165-180.
Wheat curl mite (Aceria tosichella s.l.) cryptic biotypes with divergent host ranges: Implications for using Eriophyidae for biological control of invasive grasses - (Abstract Only)
(08-Aug-12)
Impacts of insect biological control on soil N transformations in Tamarix-invaded ecosystems in the Great Basin, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uselman, S.M., Snyder, K.A., Blank, R.R. 2013. Impacts of insect biological control on soil N transformations in Tamarix-invaded ecosystems in the Great Basin, USA. Journal of Arid Environments. 88:147-155.
Comparison of entomofauna between native and medusahead-invaded habitats in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada - (Abstract Only)
Tonkel, K.C., Mathat, C., Rector, B.G. 2011. Comparison of entomofauna between native and medusahead-invaded habitats in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada [abstract]. Entomology Society of America. 1:1.
Host range testing and biology of Abia sericea (Cimbicidae), a candidate for biological control of invasive teasels (Dipsacus spp.) in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harizanova, V., Stoeva, A., Rector, B.G. 2012. Host range testing and biology of Abia sericea (Cimbicidae), a candidate for biological control of invasive teasels (Dipsacus spp.) in North America. Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 28:1-11. DOI: 10.3897/JHR.28.3044.
The effects of insect biological control on a Tamarix invaded ecosystem: ecosystem water and carbon fluxes and plant-level responses     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Snyder, K.A., Scott, R.L., Mcgwire, K., Jones, T.J., Uselman, S.M. 2013. The effects of insect biological control on a Tamarix invaded ecosystem: ecosystem water and carbon fluxes and plant-level responses [abstract]. Ecological Society of America (ESA). COS 40-10.
Use of native annual forbs and early seral species in seeding mixtures for improved success in Great Basin restoration - (Abstract Only)
Uselman, S.M., Snyder, K.A., Leger, E.A., Duke, S.E. 2012. Use of native annual forbs and early seral species in seeding mixtures for improved success in Great Basin restoration [abstract]. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, OR, Aug. 5-10, 2012. Available at www.esa.org/meetings/archivedabstracts.php.
Ecosystem services from keystone species: diversionary seeding and seed-caching desert rodents can enhance Indian ricegrass seedling establishment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Longland, W.S., Ostoja, S.M. 2012. Ecosystem services from keystone species: diversionary seeding and seed-caching desert rodents can enhance Indian ricegrass seedling establishment. Restoration Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00895.x.
Quality of soluble organic C, N, and P produced by different types and species of litter: root litter versus leaf litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uselman, S.M., Qualls, R.G., Lilienfein, J. 2012. Quality of soluble organic C, N, and P produced by different types and species of litter: root litter versus leaf litter. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 54:57-67.
Multiple year effects of a biological control agent (Diorhabda carinulata) on Tamarix (saltcedar) ecosystem exchanges of carbon dioxide and water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snyder, K.A., Scott, R.L., Mcgwire, K. 2012. Multiple year effects of a biological control agent (Diorhabda carinulata) on Tamarix (saltcedar) ecosystem exchanges of carbon dioxide and water. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 164:161-169.
Restoring abandoned agricultural lands in arid environments: the tradeoffs between water availability and exotic species - (Abstract Only)
(01-Mar-12)
Hydrologic Research in a Pinyon and Juniper Encroached Watershed - (Abstract Only)
(01-Mar-12)
Small mammals in saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima) - invaded and native riparian habitats of the western Great Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Longland, W.S. 2012. Small mammals in saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima) - invaded and native riparian habitats of the western Great Basin. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 5:230-237.
Direct and indirect effects of two biocontrol insects and pollinators on an invasive thistle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swope, S.M., Parker, I.M. 2012. Direct and indirect effects of two biocontrol insects and pollinators on an invasive thistle. Ecological Applications. 22:2122-2134.
Classical biological control of invasive teasels (Dipsacus spp.) and other weeds in areas of limited or restricted weed management - (Abstract Only)
Rector, B.G., Stoeva, A., Harizanova, V., Petanovic, R. 2012. Classical biological control of invasive teasels (Dipsacus spp.) and other weeds in areas of limited or restricted weed management [abstract]. Integrated Pest Management. 39.4.
Impacts of insect biological control on soil N transformations in Tamarix-invaded ecosystems in the Great Basin - (Proceedings)
Uselman, S.M., Snyder, K.A., Blank, R.R. 2012. Impacts of insect biological control on soil N transformations in Tamarix-invaded ecosystems in the Great Basin. Proceedings of Western Society of Weed Science. 65:55.
The use of goat grazing to biologically suppress perennial pepperweed - (Abstract Only)
Clements, C.D., Young, J.A., Harmon, D.N. 2012. The use of goat grazing to biologically suppress perennial pepperweed [abstract]. Western Society of Weed Science. 64:12.
Piñon and juniper summer water source partitioning: stemflow vs. groundwater - (Abstract Only)
Dittrich, A., Snyder, K.A., Lossing, S., Stringham, T. 2012. Piñon and juniper summer water source partitioning: stemflow vs. groundwater [abstract. Society for Range Management. 65:34.
Diorhabda carinulata and tamarisk control - (Abstract Only)
Clements, C.D., Harmon, D.N., Young, J.A., Knight, J. 2012. Diorhabda carinulata and tamarisk control [abstract]. Western Society of Weed Science. 64:8.
Regulatory approval for weed biocontrol agents in the U.S. - A scientist's perspective - (Proceedings)
Rector, B.G. 2011. Regulatory approval for weed biocontrol agents in the U.S. - A scientist's perspective [abstract]. Western Weed Coordinating Committee. http://www.weedcenter.org/wwcc/.
Ecohydrology of petrocalcic horizons: water storage, ecological potential, and hydrologic models     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Duniway, M.C., Herrick, J.E., Monger, H.C., Browning, D.M., Snyder, K.A., Peters, D.C. 2011. Ecohydrology of petrocalcic horizons: water storage, ecological potential, and hydrologic models [abstract]. Ecological Society of America (ESA). p. 00547-7.
Diorhabda elongate and saltcedar control: 10 years later - (Abstract Only)
Clements, D.D., Harmon, D.N., Young, J.A., Knight, J. 2012. Diorhabda elongate and saltcedar control: 10 years later. In: Proceedings Society for Range Management, January 29-February 3, 2012, Spokane, Washington. 65:24.
Ecosystem water use efficiency in an arid shrubland in Chile under natural and afforested conditions - (Abstract Only)
Perez-Quezada, J.F., Jara, P.M., Fuster, R., Franck, N., Snyder, K.A., Johnson, D.A. 2011. Ecosystem water use efficiency in an arid shrubland in Chile under natural and afforested conditions [abstract]. In: 96th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. 29437.
Laboratory and open-field tests on Abia sericea (L.) (Hymenoptera: Cimbicidae) - a candidate for biological control of teasels (Dipsacus spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Harizanova, V., Stoeva, A., Rector, B.G. 2011. Laboratory and open-field tests on Abia sericea (L.) (Hymenoptera: Cimbicidae) - a candidate for biological control of teasels (Dipsacus spp.). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 13:2.
Molecular identification and pathogenic behavior of Albugo sp., a potential bioherbicide of perennial pepperweed in northern Nevada - (Abstract Only)
Wang, S., Rector, B.G. 2011. Molecular identification and pathogenic behavior of Albugo sp., a potential bioherbicide of perennial pepperweed in northern Nevada. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 13:3.
Utility of microsatellite markers from the bread wheat genetic map in the genome of medusahead rye (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) - (Abstract Only)
Rector, B.G., Ashley, M.C., Longland, W.S. 2011. Utility of microsatellite markers from the bread wheat genetic map in the genome of medusahead rye (Taeniatherum caput-medusae). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 13:1.
Proteomic analysis of novel Cry1Ac binding proteins in Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L.Z., Liang, G.M., Zhang, J., Wu, K.M., Guo, Y.Y., Rector, B.G. 2010. Proteomic analysis of novel Cry1Ac binding proteins in Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 73:61-73.
Last Modified: 12/22/2014
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