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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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William Longland (Bill)
Great Basin Rangelands Research
Ecology

Phone: (775) 784-6057 ext. 228
Fax: (775) 784-1712
Room 2

USDA, ARS, PWA, GBRRU
920 VALLEY ROAD
RENO , NV 89512

Projects
Invasive Species Assessment and Control to Enhance Sustainability of Great Basin Rangelands
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424847
Integrating Ecological Process Knowledge into Effective Management of Invasive Plants in Great Basin Rangelands
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429922

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Are western juniper seeds dispersed through diplochory? -
Longland, W.S., Dimitri, L.A. 2016. Are western juniper seeds dispersed through diplochory? Northwest Science. 90(2):235-244.
Seed dispersal of two juniper species: Do scatter-hoarding rodents play a role? -
Dimitri, L.A., Longland, W.S., Vander Wall, S.B. 2015. Seed dispersal of two juniper species: Do scatter-hoarding rodents play a role? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 9-14, 2015, in Baltimore, MD.
Biological control of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) by saltcedar leaf beetles (Diorhabda spp.): effects on small mammals -
Longland, W.S. 2014. Biological control of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) by saltcedar leaf beetles (Diorhabda spp.): effects on small mammals. Western North American Naturalist. 74(4):378-385.
Stephanopachys conicola Fisher (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) feeding on decaying western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. occidentalis) berries: a novel association for Bostrichidae -
The insect microcosm of western juniper berries -
Dimitri, L.A., Tonkel, K.C., Longland, W.S., Rector, B.G. 2014. The insect microcosm of western juniper berries. Rangelands. 36(3):8-11.
Use of wheat SSRs to assess genetic diversity in medusahead (Taenintherum caput-medusae) -
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.
Wildlife and Tamarix -
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.
Mutualistic interactions between granivorous heteromyid rodents and a preferred food resource, Indian ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) -
Longland, W.S., Dimitri, L.A. 2012. Mutualistic interactions between granivorous heteromyid rodents and a preferred food resource, Indian ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. p. 182.
Identification of source-sink dynamics in mountain lions of the Great Basin -
Andreasen, A.M., Stewart, K.M., Longland, W.S., Beckmann, J.P., Forister, M.L. 2012. Identification of source-sink dynamics in mountain lions of the Great Basin. Molecular Ecology 21. DOI: 10.1111/4.1365-294x.2012.05740.x.
Seed-caching by heteromyid rodents enhances seedling survival of a desert grass, Indian ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) -
Dimitri, L.A., Longland, W.S. 2012. Seed-caching by heteromyid rodents enhances seedling survival of a desert grass, Indian ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. p. 182.
Olfactory detection of caches containing wildland versus cultivated seeds by granivorous rodents -
Hollander, J.L., Vander Wall, S.B., Longland, W.S. 2012. Olfactory detection of caches containing wildland versus cultivated seeds by granivorous rodents. Western North American Naturalist. 72:339-347.
Ecosystem services from keystone species: diversionary seeding and seed-caching desert rodents can enhance Indian ricegrass seedling establishment -
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.
Small mammals in saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima) - invaded and native riparian habitats of the western Great Basin -
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.
Utility of microsatellite markers from the bread wheat genetic map in the genome of medusahead rye (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) -
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.
Rodents as agents of ecological change -
McAdoo, J.K., Longland, W.S. 2011. Rodents as agents of ecological change [abstract]. Society for Range Management. 64:16. Billings, MT. February 5-10, 2011.
Food Abundance Determines Distribution and Density of A Frugivorous Bird Across Seasons -
Crampton, L.H., Longland, W.S., Murphy, D.D., Sedinger, J.S. 2011. Food abundance determines distribution and density of a frugivorous bird across seasons. Oikos. 120:65-76.
Effects of seed-caching desert rodents on seedling survival of Indian ricegrass (Achnatherum hymenoides) -
Effects of saltcedar invasion and biological control on small mammals -
Who’s eating the flowers of a rare western Nevada range plant? -
Longland, W.S., Aten, M., Swartz, M., Kulpa, S. 2009. Who’s Eating the Flowers of a Rare Western Nevada Range Plant?. Rangelands 31:26-30.
Assessing Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) genetic diversity and population structure using RAPD and microsatellite molecular markers -
Ashley, M.C., Longland, W.S. 2009. Assessing Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) Genetic Diversity and Population Structure Using Rapd and Microsatellite Molecular Markers. Western North American Naturalist. 61(1):63-74.
Microsatellite evidence of facultative outcrossing in cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum): Implications for the evolution of invasiveness -
Ashley, M.C., Longland, W.S. 2007. Microsatellite evidence of facultative outcrossing in cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum): Implications for the evolution of invasiveness. Plant Species Biology. 22:197-204.
Effects of a biological control agent on the use of saltcedar habitat by passerine birds -
Longland, W.S., Dudley, T. 2008. Effects of a biological control agent on the use of saltcedar habitat by passerine birds. Great Basin Birds. 10:21-26.
The past, present, and future of biologically-based weed management on rangeland watersheds in the western United States -
Williams III, L.H., Carruthers, R.I., Snyder, K.A., Longland, W.S. 2007. The past, present, and future of biologically-based weed management on rangeland watersheds in the western United States. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p.44.
DESERT RODENTS REDUCE SEEDLING RECRUITMENT OF SALSOLA PAULSENII -
Longland, W.S. 2007. Desert rodents reduce seedling recruitment of salsola paulsenii. Western North American Naturalist. 67:378-383.
Biologically-based integrated management of salt cedar on western rangeland watersheds -
Williams Iii, L.H., Snyder, K.A., Longland, W.S., Blank, R.R., Young, J.A., Carruthers, R.I. 2006. Biologically-based integrated management of salt cedar on western rangeland watersheds [abstract]. In: 2006 Tamarisk Research Conference. Current Status and Future Directions. p. 6.
Microsatellite evidence of heterozygosity in cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum): implications for the evolution of invasiveness -
Influence of Tamarisk Invasion on Bird Populations -
COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT AFFECTS FOOD HOARDING BEHAVIOR OF MERRIAM’S KANGAROO RATS (DIPODOMYS MERRIAMI) -
Murray, A.L., Barber, A.M., Jenkins, S.H., Longland, W.S. 2006. Competitive environment affects food hoarding behavior of Merriam’s kangaroo rats (Dipodomys merriami). Journal of Mammalogy. 87:571-578.
DIPLOCHORY AND THE EVOLUTION OF SEED DISPERSAL -
VanderWall, S.B., Longland, W.S. 2005. Diplochory and the evolution of seed dispersal. In: Forget, P.M., Lambert, J.E., Hulme, P.E., VanderWall, S.B. editors. Seed Fate: Predations, Dispersal, and Seedling Establishment. Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing. p. 297-314.
GRANIVORY BY DESERT RODENTS AND LOCAL EXTINCTION OF AN EXOTIC INVASIVE WEED. -
Longland, W.S. 2004. Granivory by desert rodents and local extinction of an exotic invasive weed [abstract]. Ecological Society of America, August 1-6, 2004. 89:110.
AREA USE BY WHITE-LIPPED AND COLLARED PECCARIES (TAYASSU PECARI AND TAYASSU TAJACU) IN AN ISOLATED FRAGMENT OF SEMIDECIDUOUS ATLANTIC FOREST SAO PAULO, BRAZIL. -
Keuroghlian, A., Eaton, D.P., Longland, W.S. 2004. Area use by white-lipped and collared peccaries (Tayassu pecari and T. Tajacu) in a tropical forest fragment. Biological Conservation. 120:411-425.
DIPLOCHORY: ARE TWO SEED DISPERSERS BETTER THAN ONE? -
Vander Wall, S.B., Longland, W.S. 2004. Diplochory: are two seed dispersers better than one?. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 19(3): 155-161.
ARE CHEATGRASS POPULATIONS LOCALLY ADAPTED? -
Longland, W.S., Ashley, M.C. 2004. Are cheatgrass populations locally adapted [abstract]? Society for Range Management, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 24-30, 2004. 57:44
ECOLOGY OF DESERT SYSTEMS BOOK REVIEW -
Longland, W.S. 2003. Ecology of desert systems book review. Quarterly Review of Biology. 78(1): 117.
VIEWPOINT: THE ECOLOGICAL VALUE OF SHRUB ISLANDS ON DISTURBED SAGEBRUSH RANGELANDS -
Longland, W.S., Bateman, S.L. 2002. Viewpoint: the ecological value of shrub islands on disturbed sagebrush rangelands. Journal of Range Management. 55(6):571-575.
ROLE OF HERBIVOROUS AND GRANIVOROUS FAUNA IN THE MAINTENANCE OF MESQUITE COPPICE DUNE SYSTEMS -
FREDRICKSON, E.L., LONGLAND, W.S., HYDER, P.W., HU, D., ESTELL, R.E. ROLE OF HERBIVOROUS AND GRANIVOROUS FAUNA IN THE MAINTENANCE OF MESQUITE COPPICE DUNE SYSTEMS. 5TH SYMPOSIUM ON RESOURCES OF THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT REGION: US AND MEXICO. 1999. ABSTRACT P. 17-18.
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