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Roger L Sheley
Range and Meadow Forage Management Research
Ecologist

Phone: (541) 573-8938
Fax: (541) 573-3042
Room 203
EOARC
67826-A, HWY 205
BURNS, OR, 97720

Projects
A systems approach to seedling establishment on degraded rangeland:managing ecological processes driving recruitment bottlenecks (UNR LEGER)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422855
A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SEEDLING ESTABLISHMENT ON DEGRADED RANGELAND:MANAGING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES DRIVING RECRUITMENT BOTTLENECKS(ADLER)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422865
A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SEEDLING ESTABLISHMENT ON DEGRADED RANGELAND:MANAGING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES DRIVING RECRUITMENT BOTTLENECKS(BRUNSON)
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422866
A Systems Approach to Seedling Establishment on Degraded Rangeland: Managing Ecological Processes Driving Recruitment Bottlenecks
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423824
DEVELOPMENT OF A DECISION-SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR THE ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF CHEATGRASS- AND MEDUSAHEAD-INFESTED RANGELAND
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420157
Areawide pest managment program for annual grasses in the Great Basin ecosystem
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423592
A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SEEDLING ESTABLISHMENT ON DEGRADED RANGELAND: MANAGING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES DRIVING RECRUITMENT BOTTLENECKS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422684
Enhancing Multiple Ecosystem Services at the Ranch-Scale Using IPM
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426023
Enhancing Multiple Ecosystem Services at the Ranch-Scale Using IPM
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426490
Economics of Annual Grass Invasion
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424661

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The effects of precipitation and soil type on three invasive annual grasses in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bansal, S., James, J., Sheley, R.L. 2014. The effects of precipitation and soil type on three invasive annual grasses in the western United States. Journal of Arid Environments. 104:38-42.
Incorporating plant recruitment into state-and-transition models - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Jan-14)
Simultaneous intraspecific facilitation and interspecific competition between native and annual grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Jan-14)
USDA Area-Wide Project for Annual Grasses: Outcomes and Impacts - (Government Publication)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2013. USDA area-wide project for annual grasses: outcomes and impacts. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 33p.
Running head: traits of native and invasive plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Aug-13)
Landscape-scale rehabilitation of medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae)dominated sagebrush steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Vasquez, E., Chamberlain, A., Smith, B.S. 2012. Landscape-scale rehabilitation of medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae)dominated sagebrush steppe. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 5:436-442.
Cost/benefit analysis of managing annual invasive grasses in partially invaded sagebrush steppe ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Jul-13)
Implementing EBIPM: A guide to developing and invasive plant operational plan - (Government Publication)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2013. Implementing EBIPM: A guide to developing and invasive plant operational plan. Agricultural Research Service Publication. p.1-19.
Land-use legacies of cultivation in sagebrush ecosystems affect soil nutrients and plant growth nearly a century after cultivation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, L.R., Monaco, T.A., Blank, R.R., Leger, E., Sheley, R.L. 2013. Land-use legacies of cultivation in sagebrush ecosystems affect soil nutrients and plant growth nearly a century after cultivation. Plant Ecology. 214:831-844.
A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Sheley, R.L., Erickson, T., Rollins, K.S., Taylor, M.H., Dixon, K.W. 2013. A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands. Journal of Applied Ecology. 50:730-739.
Impact of cultivation legacies on rehabilitation seedings and native species re-establishment in Great Basin desert shrublands - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Feb-13)
Prioritizing invasive plant management strategies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S. 2012. Prioritizing invasive plant management strategies. Rangelands. 34(6):11-14.
Ecologically-based invasive plant management: Step by step Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S. 2012. Ecologically-based invasive plant management: Step by step. Rangelands. 34(6):6-10.
Long-term redevelopment of resource islands in shrublands of the Great Basin, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, L.R., Monaco, T.A., Blank, R.R., Sheley, R.L. 2013. Long-term redevelopment of resource islands in shrublands of the Great Basin, USA. Ecosphere. 4:12.
Adaptive management in EBIPM: A key to success in invasive plant management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leffler, A.J., Sheley, R.L. 2012. Adaptive management in EBIPM: A key to success in invasive plant management. Rangelands. 34(6):44-47.
Ecological principles underpinning invasive plant management tools and strategies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S. 2012. Ecological principles underpinning invasive plant management tools and strategies. Rangelands. 34(6):27-29.
Integrating a rangeland health assessment with successional management: A synergistic approach to EBIPM Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Svejcar, A.J., Pellant, M.L. 2012. Integrating a rangeland health assessment with successional management: A synergistic approach to EBIPM. Rangelands. 34(6):15-18.
The role of plant litter on nutrient mineralization and vegetation dynamics in three sage-steppe communities with differing levels of annual grass invasion - (Abstract Only)
Sheley, R.L., Bansal, S. 2012. The role of plant litter on nutrient mineralization and vegetation dynamics in three sage-steppe communities with differing levels of annual grass invasion [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. Paper No. PS45-47.
Government success in partnerships: The USDA-ARS areawide ecologically-based invasive annual grass management program Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2012. Government success in partnerships: The USDA-ARS areawide ecologically-based invasive annual grass management program. Rangelands. 34(4):17-24.
Making grazing management a priority in invasive annual grass infestations - (Popular Publication)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Making grazing management a priority in invasive annual grass infestations. Oregon Beef Producer. 25:11-12.
Ebipm Assessment Guide - (Government Publication)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Vasquez, E. 2012. EBIPM assessment guide. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 20 p.
Grazing invasive annual grasses: the green and brown guide - (Government Publication)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Grazing invasive annual grasses: the green and brown guide. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 36 p.
Cooperative prevention systems to protect rangelands from the spread of invasive plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goodwin, K., Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J., Wood, S., Manoukian, M., Schuldt, M., Miller, E., Sackman, S. 2012. Cooperative prevention systems to protect rangelands from the spread of invasive plants. Rangelands. 34(1):26-31.
Invasive plant ecology and management: Linking processes to practice - (Book / Chapter)
Monaco, T.A., Sheley, R.L. 2012. In: Monaco, T.A. and Sheley, R.L. (eds.) Invasive plant ecology and management: Linking processes to practice. CABI Publishing: Wallingford, UK. p. xi-xii.
Long-term population dynamics of seeded plants in invaded grasslands - (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.
A Scientific Assessment of Invasive Plant Management on Anticipated Conservation Benefits - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-May-11)
Land-use legacies and recovery from dry farming in sagebrush ecosystems of the Great Basin, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, L.R., Monaco, T.A., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Land-use legacies and recovery from dry farming in sagebrush ecosystems of the Great Basin, USA. Ecological Applications. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-10-00147.1.
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.
A working ranch with an effective medusahead management program - (Other)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Bingham, B.S. 2011. A working ranch with an effective medusahead management program. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. DVD.
Implementing ecologically based invasive plant management: Lessons from a century of demonstration projects in Park Valley, Utah - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, L.R., Monaco, T.A., Call, C.A., Sheley, R.L., Ralphs, M.H. 2011. Implementing ecologically based invasive plant management: Lessons from a century of demonstration projects in Park Valley, Utah. Rangelands. 33(2):2-9.
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.
Establishing a weed prevention area, a step-by-step user's guide - (Experiment Station)
Christensen, S., Ransom, C., Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S., Whitesides, R. 2011. Establishing a weed prevention area, a step-by-step user's guide. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 1-40.
Government success in partnership: the USDA-ARS area-wide ecologically based invasive annual grass management program - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Government success in partnership: the USDA-ARS area-wide ecologically based invasive annual grass management program. 64th Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands Proceedings, February 6-10, 2011, Billings, Montana. 64:167.
Research, demonstration, and extension: the ARS area-wide ecologically based invasive plant management project - (Abstract Only)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Research, demonstration, and extension: the ARS area-wide ecologically based invasive plant management project. 64th Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands Proceedings, February 6-10, 2011, Billings, Montana. 64:73.
The importance of education in managing invasive plant species - (Abstract Only)
Young, S.L., Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S., Howery, L., Mcdonald, S., Westbrooks, R., Westbrooks, B., Lehnhoff, E. 2011. The importance of education in managing invasive plant species. 64th Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands Proceedings, February 6-10, 2011, Billings, Montana. 64:469.
Assessment and demonstration of ecologically-based medusahead and cheatgrass management in Jordan Valley, Oregon - (Abstract Only)
Vasquez, E., Chamberlain, A., Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Assessment and demonstration of ecologically-based medusahead and cheatgrass management in Jordan Valley, Oregon.64th Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands Proceedings, February 6-10, 2011, Billings, Montana. 64:247.
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.
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
Principles for ecologically based invasive plant management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Smith, B.S., Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L. 2010. Principles for ecologically based invasive plant management. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:229-239.
Non-native competitive perennial grass impedes the spread of an invasive annual grass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Sheley, R.L. 2010. Non-native competitive perennial grass impedes the spread of an invasive annual grass. Biological Invasions. 12:3187-3194.
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
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
Adaptive Management for Invasive Annual Grasses: A Step-by-Step User's Guide for Implementing EBIPM - (Other)
Sheley, R.L., Smith, B.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Adaptive Management for Invasive Annual Grasses: A Step-by-Step User's Guide for Implementing EBIPM. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Applying Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management - (Other)
Sheley, R.L., Vasquez, E.A., James, J.J., Smith, B.S. 2009. Applying Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
A Cheat Sheet for Land and Resource Managers - (Experiment Station)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2009. A Cheat Sheet for Land and Resource Managers. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management Field School Workbook 2009 - (Other)
Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L., Boyd, C.S., Vasquez, E.A., James, J.J., Morris, L., Monaco, T.A., Svejcar, A.J. 2009. Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management Field School Workbook 2009. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
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.
Promoting Native Vegetation in Medusahead Infestations - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Nafus, A. 2009. Promoting Native Vegetation in Medusahead Infestations. p. 50-55. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State Unviersity Special Report 1092. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
Crested Wheatgrass Impedes the Spread of Medusahead - (Experiment Station)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Sheley, R.L. 2009. Crested Wheatgrass Impedes the Spread of Medusahead.p. 39-43. In: Range Field Day 2009: Progress Report. Oregon State University Special Report 1092.. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center.
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.
Promoting native vegetation and diversity in exotic annual grass infestations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2011. Promoting native vegetation and diversity in exotic annual grass infestations. Restoration Ecology. 19:159-165.
Soil Nitrogen Management and Invasion Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J., Smith, B.S. 2009. SOIL NITROGEN MANAGEMENT AND INVASION RESISTANCE. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 20-11.
Invasive rangeland plants in range and animal sciences and resources management - (Book / Chapter)
Mangold, J.M., Svejcar, A.J., Sheley, R.L., Monaco, T.A., Sosebee, R. 2008. Invasive rangeland plants in range and animal sciences and resources management. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems.
Augmentative restoration: repairing damaged ecological processes during restoration of heterogeneous environm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Bard, E. 2009. Augmentative restoration: repairing damaged ecological processes during restoration of heterogeneous environments. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 2009 2:10-21.
Root Plasticity of Native and Invasive Great Basin Species in Response to Soil Nitrogen Heterogeneity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Root Plasticity of Native and Invasive Great Basin Species in Response to Soil Nitrogen Heterogeneity. Journal Of Plant Ecology. 202:211-220.
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
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.
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.
Juniper Cutting and Prescribed Fire Combinations; South Mountain, Idaho - (Experiment Station)
Bates, J.D., Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Sharp, R. 2008. Juniper cutting and prescribed fire combinations; south mountain, idaho. Extension Reports.Range Field Day 2008 Progress Report. Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station, Special Report 1085. Burns, OR. pp. 62-68.
Sagebrush Steppe - Research Progress Report 2007 - (Other)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Bates, J.D., Svejcar, A.J., Sheley, R.L., Johnson, D.D., Miller, R.F., Sharp, R.N., Rhodes, E.C. 2008. Sagebrush steppe - research progress report 2007. Agricultural Research Service Publication. EOARC - Burns pp88
Nitrogen Enhances the Competitive Ability of Cheatgrass(bromus Tectorum) Relative to Native Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Nitrogen enhances the competitive ability of cheatgrass(bromus tectorum) relative to native grasses. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 1:287-295.
Linking Nitrogen Partitioning and Species Abundance to Invasion Resistance in the Great Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Aanderud, Z.T. 2008. Linking nitrogen partitioning and species abundance to invasion resistance in the great basin. Oecologia. 156:637-648.
Creating Invasion Resistant Soils Via Nitrogen Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Creating invasion resistant soils via nitrogen management. Journal of Invasive Plant Science Management. 1:304-314.
Does Fall Prescribed Burning Artemisia Tridentata Steppe Promote Invasion Or Resistance to Invasion after a Recovery Period? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Bates, J.D. 2008. Does fall prescribed burning artemisia tridentata steppe promote invasion or resistance to invasion after a recovery period?. Journal of Arid Environments 72:1076-1085.
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
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.
Controlling Performance of Bluebunch Wheatgrass and Spotted Knapweed Using Nitrogen and Sucrose Amendments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L. 2008. Controlling performance of bluebunch wheatgrass and spotted knapweed using nitrogen and sucrose amendments. Western North American Naturalist. 68(2)pp. 129-137.
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.
Presence of soil surface depressions increases water uptake by native grass seeds. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangold, J.M., James, J.J., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Presence of soil surface depressions increases water uptake by native grass seeds.. Ecological Restoration. 25(4):278-279
Invasibility of Sagebrush-Bunchgrass Communities Four Years Post-Burn - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L., Bates, J.D. 2007. Invasibility of Sagebrush-Bunchgrass Communities Four Years Post-Burn [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No.110
Effects of Imazapic on Target and Nontarget Vegetation Cover During Revegetation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Carpinelli, M., Reever Morghan, K.J. 2007. Effects of imazapic on target and nontarget vegetation cover during revegetation. Weed Technology. 21:1071-1081
Soil nitrogen enhances the competitive ability of Bromus tectorum relative to native grasses - (Abstract Only)
Vasquez, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2008. Soil nitrogen enhances the competitive ability of Bromus tectorum relative to native grasses. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Building Bridges:Grasslands to Rangelands. Ecology Posters #26.
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.
Revegetation Success of Medusahead-Infested Rangelands with Plateau® and Prescribed Burning - (Abstract Only)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Revegetation success of medusahead-infested rangelands with plateau® and prescribed burning [abstract]. Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest Chapter.p.37.
Influence of Neighboring Vegetation Height on Seed Dispersal: Implications to Invasive Plant Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Influence of neighboring vegetation height on seed dispersal: implications to invasive plant management. Weed Science 55:626-630
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.
Influence of Plant Functional Removal on Inorganic Soil Nitrogen Concentrations in Native Grasslands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Pokorny, M.L., Sheley, R.L., James, J.J. 2007. Influence of plant functional removal on inorganic soil nitrogen concentrations in native grasslands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 60(3):304-310.
The Potential for Resource-Based Niches to Contribute to Invasion Resistance in a Semi-Arid Plant Community - (Abstract Only)
James, J.J., Davies, K.W., Aanderud, Z.T., Sheley, R.L. 2007. The potential for resource-based niches to contributed to invasion resistance in a semi-arid plant community [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 213.
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.
A Conceptual Framework for Preventing the Spatial Dispersal of Invasive Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Sheley, R.L. 2007. A conceptual framework for preventing the spatial dispersal of invasive plants. Weed Science. 55:178-184.
Effect of Soil Texture, Watering Frequency, and a Hydrogel on the Emergence and Survival of Coated Versus Uncoated Crested Wheatgrass Seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L. 2007. Effect of soil texture, watering frequency, and a hydrogel on the emergence and survival of coated versus uncoated crested wheatgrass seeds. Ecological Restoration 25(1):6-11.
Integrated Management of Leafy Spurge Infested Rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, J.S., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Integrated Management of Leafy Spurge Infested Rangeland. Journal of Range Management. 59(5):475-482.
Establishment of Native and Invasive Plants Along a Rangeland Riparian Gradient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lecain, R.R., Hook, P.B., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Establishment of native and invasive plants along a rangeland riparian gradient. Ecological Restoration. 24(3):173-181.
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.
Potential for Succesional Theory to Guide Restoration of Invasive Plant Dominated Rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Mangold, J.M., Anderson, J.J. Potential for succesional theory to guide restoration of invasive plant dominated rangeland. Ecological Monographs. 2006. 76(3):365-379.
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.
Nitrogen Capture by Native and Invasive Great Basin Species: the Role of Root Plasticity - (Abstract Only)
James, J.J., Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2006. Nitrogen capture by native and invasive great basin species: The role of root plasticity [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. Paper No. 190.
Influence of Resource Pulses and Perennial Neighbors on the Establishment of An Invasive Annual Grass in the Mojave Desert - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Caird, M.A., Drenovsky, R.E., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Influence of resource pulses and perennial neighbors on the establishment of an invasive annual grass in the mojave desert. Journal of Arid Environments. 67:528-534.
Enhancing Native Forb Establishment and Persistance Using a Rich Seed Mixture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Half, M.L. 2006. Enhancing native forb establishment and persistance using a rich seed mixture. Restoration Ecology 14(4):627-635..
Mapping Invasive Plants Using Hyperspectral Imagery, Classification Trees, and Classification Thresholds - (Abstract Only)
Lawrence, R., Wood, S., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Mapping invasive plants using hyperspectral imagery, classification trees, and classification thresholds [abstract]. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Proceedings. 100(2006):356-362.
Mapping Invasive Plants Using Hyperspectral Imagery and Breiman Cutler Classifications (Randomforest) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, R.L., Wood, S.D., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Mapping invasive plants using hyperspectral imagery and Breiman Cutler classifications (RandomForest). Remote Sensing of Environment. 100(2006):356-362.
Viewpoint: Successful Adaptive Management - the Integration of Research and Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reever Morghan, K.J., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2006. Viewpoint: Successful Adaptive Management - The Integration of Research and Management. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59(2):216-219.
Toward Ecologically-Based Invasive Plant Management on Rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2006. Toward ecologically-based invasive plant management on rangeland. Weed Science. 54:597-605.
Seed Islands May Promote Establishment and Expansion of Native Species in Reclaimed Mine Sites (Montana) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reever Morghan, K.J., Sheley, R.L., Denny, M.K., Pokorny, M.L. 2005. Seed islands may promote establishment and expansion of native species in reclaimed mine sites (Montana). Ecological Restoration. 23(3): 214-215.
Plant Functional Group Diversity As a Mechanism for Invasion Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pokorny, M.L., Sheley, R.L., Zabinski, C.A., Engel, R.E., Svejcar, A.J., Borkowski, J.J. 2005. Plant functional group diversity as a mechanism for invasion resistance. Restoration Ecology. 13(3):1-12
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.
Can R*s Predict Invasion in Semi-Arid Grasslands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L., Engel, R. 2006. Can r*s predict invasion in semi-arid grasslands. Biological Invasions 8:1343-1354.
Creating Weed-Resistant Plant Communities Using Niche-Differented Nonnative Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Carpinelli, M.F. 2005. Creating weed-resistant plant communities using niche-differented nonnative species. Journal of Range Management. 58(5):480-488.
Community Response of Non-Target Species to Herbicide Application and Removal of the Nonindigenous Invader - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Denny, K.M., Sheley, R.L. 2006. Community response of non-target species to herbicide application and removal of the nonindigenous invader. Western North American Naturalist. 66(1):55-63.
South Mountain Juniper Control Study, Annual Report, 2004 - (Experiment Station)
Jon Bates, Roger Sheley, Rob Sharp. 2005. South mountain juniper control study, annual report, 2004. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 22p.
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 Ecologically-Based Management of Invasive Plants on Western Rangeland - (Abstract Only)
Mangold, J.M., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2005. Toward ecologically-based management of invasive plants on western rangeland [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 211.
Restoring Species Richness and Diversity in a Russian Knapweed-Infested Riparian Plant Community Using Herbicides - (Experiment Station)
Sheley, R.L., Laufenberg, S.M. 2006. Restoring species richness and diversity in a russian knapweed-infested riparian plant community using herbicides. Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center. SR1057:36-37.
Integrating Disturbance and Colonization During Rehabilitation of Invasive Plant Dominated Grasslands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J.S., Svejcar, A.J. 2005. Integrating disturbance and colonization during rehabilitation of invasive plant dominated grasslands. Weed Science 53(3):307-314.
The Effect of Season of Picloram and Chlorsulfuron Application on Dalmatian Toadflax on Prescribed Burns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, J.S., Sheley, R.L. 2005. The effect of season of picloram and chlorsulfuron application on dalmatian toadflax on prescribed burns. Weed Technology. 19(1):59-64.
Fighting Invasive Weeds: Ammunition of the Future - (Abstract Only)
Sheley, R.L. 2005. Fighting invasive weeds: ammunition of the future [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 316.
Detection of Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea Maculosa LAM.) Using Canine Olfaction - (Abstract Only)
Goodwin, K., Sheley, R.L., Lynch, W., Menalled, F. 2005. Detection of spotted knapweed (centaurea maculosa lam.) using canine olfaction. [abstract] Society for Range Management. Paper No. 131.
Cooperative Rangeland Protection from Invasive Weed Spread - (Abstract Only)
Goodwin, K., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Cooperative rangeland protection from invasive weed spread [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Paper No. 130.
Using Ecological Theory to Guide the Implementation of Augmentative Restoration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bard, E.C., Sheley, R.L., Jacobsen, J.S., Borkowski, J.J. 2004. Using ecological theory to guide the implementation of augmentative restoration. Weed Technology. 18(4):1246-1249.
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.
Revegetation: Planning the End Game Before We Start - (Abstract Only)
Sheley, R.L. 2004. Revegetation: planning the end game before we start. Meeting Abstract . In: Science and Decision-Making in Biological Control of Weeds: A Conference on the Benefits and Risks of Biological Control. January 27-29, 2004, Denver, Colorado.
Restoring Species Richness in a Russian Knapweed Infested Plant Community Using Herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Dec-03)
Identification of the Limiting Resource Within a Semi-Arid Plant Association - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krueger-Mangold, J., Sheley, R.L., Engel, R., Jacobsen, J., Svejcar, A.J., Zabinski, C. 2004. Identification of the limiting resource within a semi-arid plant association. Journal of Arid Environments. 58(2004):309-320.
Revegetation Guidelines for Western Montana: Considering Invasive Weeds - (Government Publication)
Goodwin, K., Sheley, R.L., Marks, G. 2004. Revegetation guidelines for Western Montana: Considering invasive weeds. Montana Weed Control Association. 73 p.
Combination of Burning and Herbicides May Favor Establishment of Weedy Species in Rangeland Restoration (Montana) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, J.S., Sheley, R.L. 2003. Combination of burning and herbicides may favor establishment of weedy species in rangeland restoration (Montana). Ecological Restoration Notes. 21(4):138-139.
Integrating 2,4-D and Sheep Grazing to Rehabilitate Spotted Knapweed-Infested Rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J.S., Martin, J.M. 2004. Integrating 2,4-d and sheep grazing to rehabilitate spotted knapweed-infested rangeland. Journal of Range Management. 57(4):371-375.
Using Sampling and Inverse Distance Weighted Modeling for Mapping Invasive Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Oct-03)
Using Sampling and Inverse Distance Weighted Modeling for Mapping Invasive Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roberts, E.A., Sheley, R.L., Lawrence, R.L. 2004. Using sampling and inverse distance weighted modeling for mapping invasive plants. Western North American Naturalist. 64(3):312-323.
Toward Ecologically-Based Restoration of Invasive Plant Dominated Ecosystems: An Introduction and Overview - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-03)
Designing Invasive Plant Resistant Communities by Maximizing Niche Occupation - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-03)
Herbicide Effects on Density and Biomass of Russian Knapweed (Acroptilon Repens) and Associated Plant Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laufenberg, S.M., Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J.S., Borkowski, J. 2005. Herbicide effects on density and biomass of Russian knapweed (acroptilon repens) and associated plant species. Weed Technology. 19(1):62-72.
A Stepwise Process for Implementing Augmentative Restoration - (Abstract Only)
Sheley, R.L., Jacobsen, J. 2003. A stepwise process for implementing augmentative restoration. 15th Annual International Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration, November 19-23, 2003, Austin, Texas. WWW.SER.org/pdf/2003_abstracts_A-L.pdf.
Influence of Cyphocleonus Achates (Coloeptera: Circulionidae), Nitrogen, and Sucrose on Centaurea Maculosa Lam. (Spotted Knapweed) - (Abstract Only)
Brockington, M.R., Sheley, R.L., Jacobsen, J.J., Svejcar, A.J., Jacobs, J.S. 2003. Influence of cyphocleonus achates (coloeptera: circulionidae), nitrogen, and sucrose on centaurea maculosa lam. (spotted knapweed) [abstract]. 15th Annual International Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration, November 19-23, 2003, Austin, Texas. WWW.SER.org/pdf/2003_abstracts-A-L.pdf.
Using R* to Quantify Competition Between Two Native Species on Semi-Arid, Western Rangeland - (Abstract Only)
Krueger-Mangold, J., Sheley, R.L., Svejcar, A.J., Engel, R. 2003. Using r* to quantify competition between two native species on semi-arid, western rangeland. 15th Annual International Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration, November 19-23, 2003, Austin, Texas. WWW.SER.org/pdf/2003_abstracts_A-L.pdf.
Increasing Desired Species Diversity During Revegetation Using Seed Source Islands - (Abstract Only)
Denny, M.K., Sheley, R.L., Jacobs, J.S., Pokorny, M.L. 2003. Increasing desired species diversity during revegetation using seed source islands [abstract]. 15th Annual International Conference of the Society for Ecological Restoration, November 19-23, 2003, Austin, Texas. WWW.SER.org/pdf/2003_abstracts_A-L.pdf.
Increasing Desired Species Diveristy During Revegetation Using Seed Source Islands - (Abstract Only) - (01-Sep-03)
Influence of Soil Water Availability on Competition among Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia Esula) and Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Influence of soil water availability on competition among leafy spurge (euphorbia esula) and grasses. Western North American Naturalist. 65(2):233-241.
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