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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Application of the Smith-Hazel selection index for improving biomass yield and quality of switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Jan-15)
Protein and dry matter degradability of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Dec-14)
Grass and legume effects on nutritive value of complex forage mixtures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Dec-14)
Cool-season grass sward structure influences intake of grazing cattle - (Abstract Only)
Brink, G.E., Soder, K.J. 2015. Cool-season grass sward structure influences intake of grazing cattle. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings [CD-ROM]. Number 16. St. Louis, MO: American Forage and Grassland Council.
Quantification of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa overwintering in planta and detection in commercial seed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rioux, R., Willis, D., Bonos, S., Smith, D., Casler, M.D., Kerns, J. 2014. Quantification of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa overwintering in planta and detection in commercial seed. PLoS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0110897.
Grazing in an uncertain environment: modeling the trade-off between production and robustness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sabatier, R., Oates, L.G., Brink, G.E., Bleier, J.S., Jackson, R.D. 2015. Grazing in an uncertain environment: modeling the trade-off between production and robustness. Agronomy Journal. 107:257-264.
Patterns of genome-wide nucleotide variation reveal the interactions of history, ploidy, and adaptation in switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabowski, P., Morris, G., Casler, M.D., Borevitz, J. 2014. Patterns of genome-wide nucleotide variation reveal the interactions of history, ploidy, and adaptation in switchgrass. Molecular Ecology. 23:4059-4073.
Nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variant detection using exome capture and next generation sequencing in the polyploid grass Panicum virgatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J., Kim, J., Childs, K., Vaillancourt, B., Crisovan, E., Richmond, T., Jeddeloh, J., Kaeppler, S., Casler, M.D., Buell, C. 2014. Nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variant detection using exome capture and next generation sequencing in the polyploid grass Panicum virgatum. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12601.
Effect of foliar vs. seed-applied gibberellin inhibitors on the establishment and forage yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Effect of foliar vs. seed-applied gibberellin inhibitors on the establishment and forage yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 86719.
Prohexadione-calcium improves the establishment and yield of alfalfa interseeded as a dual purpose cover-forage crop into silage corn - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Prohexadione-calcium improves the establishment and yield of alfalfa interseeded as a dual purpose cover-forage crop into silage corn [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 85975.
Yield, morphological development, and forage quality characteristics of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K., Riday, H., Cassida, K.A., Griggs, T.C., Min, D.H., Mac Adam, J.W. 2014. Yield, morphological development, and forage quality characteristics of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 86713.
Modeling forage legume polycross pollen-parent gamete contributions to progeny based on empirical measurements with implications for effective polycross size - (Abstract Only)
Riday, H., Smith, M.A., Peel, M. 2014. Modeling forage legume polycross pollen-parent gamete contributions to progeny based on empirical measurements with implications for effective polycross size [abstract]. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. Paper No. 15.
Five cycles of selection for 2,4-D resistance in red clover - (Abstract Only)
Riday, H. 2014. Five cycles of selection for 2,4-D resistance in red clover [abstract]. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. p. 29.
Broadening the U.S. alfalfa germplasm base - (Abstract Only)
Riday, H., Smith, M.A. 2014. Broadening the U.S. alfalfa germplasm base [abstract]. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. p. 28.
Vigor and persistence of birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) populations selected with or without an orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) companion evaluated in grass sod - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riday, H., Brummer, C.E. 2014. Vigor and persistence of birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) populations selected with or without an orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) companion evaluated in grass sod. Crop Science. DOI:10.2135/cropsci2014.02.0147.
Rapid qualitative and quantitative analysis of proanthocyanidin oligomers and polymers by UPLC-MS/MS - (Abstract Only)
Engstrom, M., Palijarvi, M., Fryganas, C., Grabber, J.H., Mueller-Harvey, I., Salminen, J. 2014. Rapid qualitative and quantitative analysis of proanthocyanidin oligomers and polymers by UPLC-MS/MS [abstract]. International Conference of Polyphenols. p. 95-96.
Heterosis in tetraploid switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casler, M.D. 2014. Heterosis in tetraploid switchgrass. Crop Science. 54:2063-2069.
Research seeks to improve the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn - (Popular Publication)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Research seeks to improve the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn. Forage Focus. pp. 6-7.
Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alber, N.B., Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2014. Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 94:827-833.
Yield, morphological characteristics, and chemical composition of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Riday, H., Coblentz, W.K., Cassida, K., Griggs, T., Min, D., MacAdam, J. 2014. Yield, morphological characteristics, and chemical composition of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States. Crop Science. 54:1893-1901.
Soil nitrate and forage yields of corn grown with clover or grass companion crops and manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Jokela, W.E., Lauer, J. 2014. Soil nitrate and forage yields of corn grown with clover or grass companion crops and manure. Agronomy Journal. 106:952-961.
Above- and below-ground grass growth responds to grazing management - (Experiment Station)
Alber, N., Brink, G.E. 2014. Above- and below-ground grass growth responds to grazing management. University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems Experiment Station Bulletins. Research Brief No. 91.
Yield gains in cool-season forage legumes, cool-season forage grasses, and switchgrass - (Book / Chapter)
Brummer, C., Casler, M.D. 2014. Yield gains in cool-season forage legumes, cool-season forage grasses, and switchgrass. Genetic gain in major U.S. field crops. Madison:ASA-CSSA-SSSA. 19 P.
Field drying rate differences amoung cool-season grasses harvested for hay - (Abstract Only)
Brink, G.E., Digman, M.F., Muck, R.E. 2014. Field drying rate differences among cool-season grasses harvested for hay. Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. Paper No. 17.
Alfalfa, clovers, and grasses as companion crops for silage corn - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Alfalfa, clovers, and grasses as companion crops for silage corn. In: Proceedings of 2014 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference, 14-16 January 2014, Madison Wisconsin. p. 82-85.
Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets for improving biomass and forage utilization: a review of biomimetic studies with maize cell walls - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Tobimatsu, Y., Lu, F., Kim, H., Elumalai, S., Zhu, Y., Ress, D., Pan, X., Ralph, J. 2014. Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets for improving biomass and forage utilization: a review of biomimetic studies with maize cell walls [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. 12220.
Predictive relationships between plant morphological traits and biomass yield in switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, D., Casler, M.D. 2014. Predictive relationships between plant morphological traits and biomass yield in switchgrass. Crop Science. 54:637-645.
Field drying rate differences among three cool-season grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brink, G.E., Digman, M.F., Muck, R.E. 2014. Field drying rate differences among three cool-season grasses. Forage and Grazinglands. DOI: 10.2134/FG-2013-0104-RS.
Inheritance of secondary morphological traits for among-and-within-family selection in upland tetraploid switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, D., Casler, M.D. 2014. Inheritance of secondary morphological traits for among-and-within-family selection in upland tetraploid switchgrass. Euphytica. 54:646-653.
Divergent selection for secondary traits in upland tetraploid switchgrass and effects on sward biomass yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, D., Casler, M.D. 2014. Divergent selection for secondary traits in upland tetraploid switchgrass and effects on sward biomass yield. BioEnergy Research. 7:329-337.
Genomic selection in forage breeding: accuracy and methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resende, R., Resende, M., Casler, M.D. 2013. Genomic selection in forage breeding: accuracy and methods. Crop Science. 54:143-156.
Using biomimetic cell wall models to identify new plant lignin bioengineering targets for improving forage and biomass utilization - (Abstract Only)
(22-May-13)
Selection methods in forage breeding: a quantitative appraisal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resende, R., Casler, M.D., Vilela de Resende, M. 2013. Selection methods in forage breeding: a quantitative appraisal. Crop Science. 53:1925-1936.
Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – extent of grazing - (Popular Publication)
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2013. Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – extent of grazing. Forage Focus. 8:15-16.
Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – timing of grazing - (Popular Publication)
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2013. Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – timing of grazing. Forage Focus. 8:15-16.
Reed canarygrass yield improvement - (Popular Publication)
Cherney, J., Casler, M.D., Brummer, C. 2014. Reed canarygrass yield improvement. Cornell University Bioenergy Information Sheet #8.
Reed canarygrass: friend and foe? - (Popular Publication)
Casler, M.D., Jakubowski, A., Jackson, R., Cherney, J. 2014. Reed canarygrass: friend and foe? Cornell University Bioenergy Information Sheet #9.
Introduction risk of cultivated switchgrass in a native prairie ecosystem - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-13)
Understanding genome diversity in switchgrass through an exome capture sequencing approach - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-13)
Last Modified: 3/1/2015
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