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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Mark S West
Plains Area
Statistician

Phone: (970) 492-7060
Fax: (970) 492-7065
Room S-300

2150 CENTRE AVENUE
FORT COLLINS , CO 805268119


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Impacts of crop sequence and tillage management on soil carbon stocks in south-central North Dakota, USA -
Halvorson, J.J., Liebig, M.A., Archer, D.W., West, M.S., Tanaka, D.L. 2016. Impacts of crop sequence and tillage management on soil carbon stocks in south-central North Dakota, USA. Soil Science Society of America Journal. doi:10.2136/sssaj2015.09.0331.
Inhibition of forage seed germination by leaf litter extracts of overstory hardwoods used in silvopastoral systems Reprint Icon -
Halvorson, J.J., Belesky, D.P., West, M.S. 2016. Inhibition of forage seed germination by leaf litter extracts of overstory hardwoods used in silvopastoral systems. Agroforestry Systems. doi:10.1007/s10457-016-9908-0.
Soil organic carbon beneath croplands and re-established grasslands in the North Dakota prairie pothole region Reprint Icon -
Phillips, R.L., Eken, M.R., West, M.S. 2015. Soil organic carbon beneath croplands and re-established grasslands in the North Dakota prairie pothole region. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-015-0459-3.
Evaluation of Rhizoctonia zeae as a potential biological control option for fungal root diseases of sugar beet Reprint Icon -
Webb, K.M., Harveson, R.M., West, M.S. 2015. Evaluation of Rhizoctonia zeae as a potential biological control option for fungal root diseases of sugar beet. Annals of Applied Biology. 167: 75-89. doi: 10.111/aab.12210.
Estimating overnight weight loss of corralled yearling steers in semiarid rangeland -
Derner, J.D., Reeves, J.L., Mortenson, M.C., West, M.S. 2016. Estimating overnight weight loss of corralled yearling steers in semiarid rangeland. Rangelands. 38(3):101-104.
Genetic diversity and variation in North American orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) cultivars and breeding lines -
Xie, W., Bushman, B.S., Ma, Y., West, M.S., Robins, J.G., Michaels, L.A., Jensen, K.B., Zhang, X., Casler, M.D., Stratton, S.D. 2014. Genetic diversity and variation in North American orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.) cultivars and breeding lines. Grassland Science. 60:185-193.
Soil-aggregating bacterial community as affected by irrigation, tillage, and cropping system in the Northern Great Plains -
Soil-aggregating bacterial community as affected by irrigation, tillage, and cropping system in the Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon -
Caesar, T., Stevens, W.B., Sainju, U.M., Caesar, A.J., West, M.S., Gaskin, J.F. 2014. Soil-aggregating bacterial community as affected by irrigation, tillage, and cropping system in the Northern Great Plains. Soil Science. 179(1):11-20.
Effect of intravenous or oral sodium chlorate administration on the fecal shedding of Escherichia coli in sheep Reprint Icon -
Smith, D.J., Taylor, J.B., West, M.S., Herges, G.R. 2013. Effect of intravenous or oral sodium chlorate administration on the fecal shedding of Escherichia coli in sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5962-5969.
Do environmental variables influence overnight weight loss of yearling steers in semiarid rangelands? -
Prediction of senescent rangeland canopy structural attributes with airborne hyperspectral imagery Reprint Icon -
Phillips, B.L., West, M.S., Saliendra, N.Z., Rundquist, B., Pool, D. 2013. Prediction of senescent rangeland canopy structural attributes with airborne hyperspectral imagery. GIScience and Remote Sensing. 50(2):133-153.
Linkages between soil micro-site properties and CO2 and N2O emissions during a simulated thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol -
Wick, A.F., Phillips, B.L., Liebig, M.A., West, M.S., Daniels, W. 2012. Linkages between soil micro-site properties and CO2 and N2O emissions during a simulated thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 50:118-125.
Mixed-grass prairie canopy structure and spectral reflectance vary with topographic position -
Phillips, B.L., Ngugi, M., Hendrickson, J.R., Smith, A., West, M.S. 2012. Mixed-grass prairie canopy structure and spectral reflectance vary with topographic position. Environmental Management. 50:914-928. DOI 10.1007/s00267-012-9931-5.
Biogenic emissions of CO2 and N2O at multiple depths increase exponentially during a simulated soil thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol Reprint Icon -
Phillips, B.L., Wick, A.F., Liebig, M.A., West, M.S., Daniels, W. 2012. Biogenic emissions of CO2 and N2O at multiple depths increase exponentially during a simulated soil thaw for a northern prairie Mollisol. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 45:14-22.
C4 grasses prosper as carbon dioxide eliminates desiccation in warmed semi-arid grasslands -
Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Pendall, E., Blumenthal, D.M., Kimball, B.A., Carillo, Y., Williams, D., Heisler White, J.L., Dijkstra, F., West, M.S. 2011. C4 grasses prosper as carbon dioxide eliminates desiccation in warmed semi-arid grasslands. Nature. 476:202-205.
A fluctuating thermal regime improves survival of cold-mediated delayed emergence in developing Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) -
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., West, M.S., Kemp, W.P. 2011. A fluctuating thermal regime improves survival of cold-mediated delayed emergence in developing Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1162-1166.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in U.S. meat and poultry from two statistically designed surveys showing trends and levels from 2002 to 2008 -
Huwe, J.K., West, M.S. 2011. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in U.S. meat and poultry from two statistically designed surveys showing trends and levels from 2002 to 2008. Journal of Agricultural Food & Chemistry. 59(10):5428-5434.
Long-term tillage and cropping effects on biological properties associated with soil aggregation in semi-arid eastern Montana, USA Reprint Icon -
Caesar, T., Sainju, U.M., Wright, S.E., Shelver, W.L., Kolberg, R.L., West, M.S. 2010. Long-term tillage and cropping effects on biological properties associated with soil aggregation in semi-arid eastern Montana, USA. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 47:157-165.
A Comparison of Hamster Anesthetics and Their Effect on Mosquito Blood Feeding Reprint Icon -
Murrieta, C.M., Bennett, K.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Miller, M.M. 2010. A Comparison of Hamster Anesthetics and Their Effect on Mosquito Blood Feeding. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(4):388-391.
Impacts of long-term no-tillage and conventional tillage management of spring wheat-lentil cropping systems in dryland Eastern Montana, USA, on fungi associated to soil aggregation -
Estrogenicity and Nutrient Concentration of Surface Waters Surrounding a Large Confinement Dairy Operation Using Best Management Practices for Land Application of Animal Wastes Reprint Icon -
Shappell, N.W., Elder, K.H., West, M.S. 2010. Estrogenicity and Nutrient Concentration of Surface Waters Surrounding a Large Confinement Dairy Operation Using Best Management Practices for Land Application of Animal Wastes. Environmental Science and Technology. 44:2365-2371.
Phenology and Abundance of Bean Leaf Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Eastern South Dakota on Alfalfa and Soybean Relative to Tillage, Fertilization and Yield -
Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): A Potential Tool for Synchronizing Bees With Bloom Reprint Icon -
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., West, M.S., Kemp, W.P. 2010. Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): A Potential Tool for Synchronizing Bees With Bloom. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):234-241.
Aboveground productivity of C3 and C4 perennial grasses are differentially affected by elevated CO2 and warming in a Wyoming northern mixed-grass prairie -
Morgan, J.A., Lecain, D.R., Booth, D.T., Blumenthal, D.M., Williams, D.G., Pendall, E., Dijkstra, F.A., Smith, D.P., Kimball, B.A., West, M.S. 2009. Aboveground productivity of C3 and C4 perennial grasses are differentially affected by elevated CO2 and warming in a Wyoming northern mixed-grass prairie. Ecological Society of America Proceedings. COS 38-5.
Effects of Viral Infection on Blood-Feeding Behavior in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) -
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. Effects of Viral Infection on Blood-Feeding Behavior in Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Meeting Abstract.
Effects of Viral Infection on Blood Feeding Behavior and Fecundity in Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) -
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Effects of Viral Infection on Blood Feeding Behavior and Fecundity in Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) -
Bennett, K.E., Hopper, J.E., Stuart, M.A., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 2008 Sep 45(5):921-6
Proso Millet Yield and Residue Mass Following Direct Harvest with a Stripper-header -
Nielsen, D.C., Henry, W.B., Vigil, M.F., Calderon, F.J., West, M.S. 2008. Proso Millet Yield and Residue Mass Following Direct Harvest with a Stripper-header. Agronomy Abstract. Presented at the International American Society of Agronomy meetings, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America (ASA/CSSA/SSSA) annual meetings. Oct. 5-9, 2008. Houston, TX.
A Model for Prediction of Heat Stability of Photosynthetic Membranes -
Ristic, Z., Bukovnik, U., Prasad, P., West, M.S. 2008. A model for prediction of heat stability of photosynthetic membranes. Crop Science.48:1513-1522.
Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) -
Bennett, K.E., Stuart, M.A., Hopper, J.E., West, M.S., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Blood Feeding Behavior of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Infected Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Meeting Abstract. West Central Mosquito and Vector Control Association meeting. Estes Park, CO; Feb. 6-7, 2008.
Proso millet yield and residue mass following direct harvest with a stripper-header -
Henry, W.B., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Calderon, F.J., West, M.S. 2008. Proso millet yield and residue mass following direct harvest with a stripper-header. Agronomy Journal. 100:580-584.
Proso Millet Yield and Residue Mass Following Direct Harvest with a Stripper-header -
Henry, W.B., Nielsen, D.C., Vigil, M.F., Calderon, F.J., West, M.S. 2008. Proso Millet Yield and Residue Mass following Direct Harvest with a Stripper-Header. Agronomy Journal 100:580-584.
Carbon dioxide enrichment alters plant community structure and accelerates shrub growth in the shortgrass steppe -
Morgan, J.A., Milchunas, D.G., Lecain, D.R., West, M.S., Mosier, A. 2007. Carbon dioxide enrichment alters plant community structure and accelerates promotes shrub growth in the shortgrass steppe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(37):14724-14729.
Spectrophotometric assessment of glyphosate rainfastness with various surfactant levels on velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) and soybean (Glycine max L.) -
Henry, W.B., Shaner, D.L., West, M.S. 2007. Spectrophotometric assessment of glyphosate rainfastness with various surfactant levels on velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) and soybean (Glycine max L.) [abstract]. Proceedings 2007 Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting. p. 22.
SHIKIMATE ACCUMULATION IN SUNFLOWER,WHEAT, and PROSO MILLET after Glyphosate Application -
Henry, W.B., Shaner, D.L., West, M.S. 2007. Shikimate accumulation in sunflower, wheat, and proso millet after glyphosate application. Weed Science 55:1-5.
MONITORING TRIBOLIUM CASTANEUM (HERBST) (COLEOPTERA: TENEBRIONIDAE) IN PILOT SCALE WAREHOUSES TREATED WITH RESIDUAL APPLICATIONS OF (S) HYDROPRENE AND CYFLUTHRIN -
Toews, M.D., Campbell, J.F., Arthur, F.H., West, M.S. 2005. Monitoring Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in pilot scale warehouses treated with residual applications of (s) hydroprene and cyfluthrin. Journal of Economic Entomology 98(4): 1391-1398.
GROUND BEETLE (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) ASSEMBLAGES IN A TRANSGENIC CORN-SOYBEAN CROPPING SYSTEM -
French, B.W., Chandler, L.D., Ellsbury, M.M., Fuller, B.W., West, M. 2004. Ground beetle (Coleoptera: chrysomelidae) assemblages in a transgenic corn-soybean cropping system. Environmental Entomology 33(3): 554-563.
EVALUATION OF DISEASE RESISTANCE IN A FIELD NURSERY -
Panella, L.W., Hanson, L.E., West, M.S. 2003. Evaluation of disease resistance in a field nursery. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting.
ARABIDOPSIS MICROARRAYS IDENTIFY CONSERVED AND DIFFERENTIALLY EXPRESSED GENES INVOLVED IN SHOOT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT FROM DISTANTLY RELATED PLANT SPECIES -
Horvath, D.P., Schaffer, R., West, M., Wisman, E. 2003. Arabidopsis microarrays identify conserved and differentially expressed genes involved in shoot growth and development from distantly related plant species. Plant Journal. 34:125-134.
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