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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Robert B Mitchell (Rob)
Research Agronomist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R., Anderson, W.F., Jin, V.L., Balkcom, K.S., Kiniry, J.R., Coffin, A.W., White Jr, P.M. 2016. Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. BioEnergy Research. 9:384-398.
Registration of NE Trailblazer C-1, NE Trailblazer C0, NE Trailblazer C2, NE Trailblazer C3, NE Trailblazer C4, and NE Trailblazer C5 Switchgrass Germplasms -
Vogel, K., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2016. Registration of NE Trailblazer C-1, NE Trailblazer C0, NE Trailblazer C2, NE Trailblazer C3, NE Trailblazer C4, and NE Trailblazer C5 Switchgrass Germplasms. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10(2):159-165 doi:10.3198/jpr2015.11.0070crg..
Accuracy of genomic prediction in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) improved by accounting for linkage disequilibrium -
Ramstein, G.P., Casler, M.D., Evans, J., Kaeppler, S., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Buell, C. 2016. Accuracy of genomic prediction in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) improved by accounting for linkage disequilibrium. Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6:1049-1062.
Genomic selection and genome-wide association analyses for bioenergy traits in switchgrass -
Dedicated herbaceous biomass feedstock genetics and development -
Anderson, W.F., Sarath, G., Edme, S.J., Casler, M.D., Mitchell, R., Tobias, C.M., Hale, A.L., Sattler, S.E., Knoll, J.E. 2016. Dedicated herbaceous biomass feedstock genetics and development. BioEnergy Research. 9:399-411.
Switchgrass production tool -
Jacobs, K., R. Mitchell, C. Hart. 2015. To grow or not to grow: A tool for comparing returns to switchgrass for bioenergy with annual crops and CRP. CenUSA Bioenergy Extension Fact Sheet. Available: http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu/switchgrass-production-tool.
Root biomass and soil carbon response to growing perennial grasses for bioenergy -
Kibet, L., Blanco, H., Mitchell, R., Schacht, W. 2016. Root biomass and soil carbon response to growing perennial grasses for bioenergy. Energy, Sustainability and Society. 6(1):1-8 doi:10.1186/s13705-015-0065-5.
N fertilizer and harvest impacts on bioenergy crop contributions to SOC -
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R.B. 2016. N fertilizer and harvest impacts on bioenergy crop contributions to SOC. GCB Bioenergy. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12326.
Life cycle analysis of switchgrass converted via pyrolysis, gasification, and fermentation -
Guidelines for growing perennial grasses for biofuel and bioproducts -
Mitchell, R.B., and S. Brown. Guidelines for growing perennial grasses for biofuel and bioproducts, eXtension Fact Sheet, CenUSA Bioenergy, Iowa State Univ., Ames IA 2015
Grass invasion into switchgrass managed for biomass energy -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2015. Grass invasion into switchgrass managed for biomass energy. BioEnergy Research. DOI:10.1007/s12155-015-9656-4.
Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield -
Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Stewart, C.E., Varvel, G.E., Sindelar, A.J., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2015. Twelve years of stover removal increases soil erosion potential without impacting yield. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI: 10.2136/SSSAJ2015.02.0053.
Reducing hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico – an alternative approach Reprint Icon -
Porter, P., Mitchell, R., Moore, K.J. 2015. Reducing hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico – an alternative approach. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 70(3):63A-68A. 2015.
Registration of 'Newell' Smooth Bromegrass -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Waldron, B.L., Haferkamp, M.R., Berdahl, J.D., Erickson, G., Klopfenstein, T. 2014. Registration of 'Newell' Smooth Bromegrass. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:35-40.
Midwest vision for sustainable fuel production -
Moore, K., Birrell, S., Brown, R., Casler, M.D., Mitchell, R. 2014. Midwest vision for sustainable fuel production. Biofuels. 5:(6)687-702.
Yield and forage value of a dual-purpose bmr-12 sorghum hybrid Reprint Icon -
Yerka, M.K., Watson, A., Erickson, G., Pedersen, J.F., Mitchell, R. 2015. Yield and forage value of a dual-purpose bmr-12 sorghum hybrid. Crop Science. 55:681-687. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2014.06.0437.
Switchgrass for forage and bioenergy -
Mitchell, R., Anderson, B., Redfearn, D. 2014. Switchgrass for forage and bioenergy. Extension Conference Proceedings. 2014.
Switchgrass response to nitrogen fertilizer across diverse environments in the USA: a regional feedstock partnership report -
Hong, C.O., Owens, V., Bransby, D., Farris, R., Fike, J., Heaton, E., Kim, S., Mayton, H., Mitchell, R., Viands, D. 2014. Switchgrass response to nitrogen fertilizer across diverse environments in the USA: a regional feedstock partnership report. BioEnergy Research. 7:777-788.
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality -
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2014. Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality. Proceedings Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference. 1-4.
Registration of 'liberty' switchgrass Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Casler, M.D. 2014. Registration of 'liberty' switchgrass. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:242-247. DOI:10.3198/jpr2013.12.0076crc.
Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R.B., Jin, V.L. 2014. Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland. PLoS One. 9:e89501. DOI:10.1371/JOURNAL.PONE.0089501 2014.
Micro-mesh fabric pollination bags for switchgrass -
Switchgrass stand establishment: key factors for success -
Mitchell, R., Harlow, S. 2013. Switchgrass stand establishment: key factors for success, Fact Sheet No. 4, CenUSA Bioenergy, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA. (www.cenusa.iastate.edu). 2013 (Extension Circular).
Senescence, dormancy and tillering in perennial C4 grasses Reprint Icon -
Sarath, G., Baird, L., Mitchell, R. 2014. Senescence, dormancy and tillering in perennial C4 grasses. Plant Science. 217-218C (2014):140-151.
Switchgrass for biomass energy -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R. 2014. Switchgrass for biomass energy. Nebraska Crop Protection Clinic Proceedings, University of Nebraska. 13-16. 2014.
Establishing and managing perennial grasses for bioenergy -
Mitchell, R.B. Establishing and managing perennial grasses for bioenergy, Proc. 25th Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference, Iowa State University, pp. 49-51. 2013.
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: Implications for soil quality Reprint Icon -
Stewart, C.E., Follett, R.F., Pruessner, E.G., Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2015. Nitrogen and harvest treatment effects on soil properties under non-irrigated switchgrass and maize after 9 years: implications for soil quality . Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 7,288-301. DOI:10.1111/gcbb.12142.
Nitrogen and harvest effects on soil properties under rain-fed switchgrass and no-till corn over 9 years: implications for soil quality -
Bioenergy feedstock development scenarios & potential impacts on regional groundwater withdrawals Reprint Icon -
Uden, D., Allen, C., Mitchell, R., Guan, Q., Mccoy, T. 2013. Bioenergy feedstock development scenarios & potential impacts on regional groundwater withdrawals. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68:124-128.
Establishing and managing perennial grass energy crop demonstration plots -
Mitchell, R., Volenec, J., Porter, P. 2013. Establishing and managing perennial grass energy crop demonstration plots. Extension Fact Sheets. http://www.cenusa.iastate.edu.
Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity -
Dien, B.S., O'Bryan, P.J., Hector, R.E., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R.B., Qureshi, N., Sarath, G., Vogel, K.P., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity. Environmental Technology. 34(13-14):1837-1848.
The feasibility of producing adequate feedstock for year–round cellulosic ethanol production in an intensive agricultural fuelshed -
Uden, D.R., Mitchell, R., Allen, C.R., Mccoy, T., Guan, Q. 2013. The feasibility of producing adequate feedstock for year–round cellulosic ethanol production in an intensive agricultural fuelshed. BioEnergy Research. doi 10.1007/s12155-013-9311-x.
Switchgrass biomass composition altered by six generations of divergent breeding for digestibility Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Jung, H.G., Dien, B.S., Casler, M.D. 2013. Switchgrass biomass composition altered by six generations of divergent breeding for digestibility. Crop Science. 53:853-862. DOI 10.2135/cropsci2012.09.0542
Chemistry and microbial functional diversity differences in biofuel crop and grassland soils in multiple geographies Reprint Icon -
Watrud, L., Reichman, J., Bollman, M., Smith, B., Lee, E., Jastrow, J., Casler, M.D., Collins, H.P., Fransen, S., Mitchell, R., Owens, V.N., Bean, B., Rooney, W.L., Tyler, D.D., King, G.A. 2012. Chemistry and microbial functional diversity differences in biofuel crop and grassland soils in multiple geographies. BioEnergy Research. 6(2):601-619.
Predicting the field establishment of perennial grass feedstocks: progress made and challenges ahead -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G. 2012. Predicting the field establishment of perennial grass feedstocks: progress made and challenges ahead. Biofuels. 3:653-656.
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) for biofuel production -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R. 2012. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) for biofuel production. Extension Publications. http://www.extension.org/pages/26635/switchgrass-panicum-virgatum-for-biofuel-production.
Insect resistance of a full sib family of tetraploid switchgrass with varying lignin levels -
Dowd, P.F., Sarath, G., Mitchell, R., Saathoff, A.J., Vogel, K.P. 2013. Insect resistance of a full sib family of tetraploid switchgrass Panicum virgatum L. with varying lignin levels. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 60(1):975-984.
Corn residue removal effects on subsequent yield -
Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E., Jin, V.L., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2012. Corn residue removal effects on subsequent yield. 2013 Beef Cattle Report. MP98. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. p. 40-41.
Screening alfalfa, reed canarygrass, and switchgrass cultivars for ethanol yield by treating with dilute-acid followed by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation -
Grand challenges for crop science -
Lauer, J.G., Gala Bijl, C., Grusak, M.A., Baenziger, P.S., Boote, K., Lingle, S., Carter, T., Kaeppler, S., Boerma, R., Eizenga, G., Carter, P., Goodman, M., Nafziger, E., Kidwell, K., Mitchell, R., Edgerton, M.D., Quesenberry, K., Wilcox, M.C. 2012. Grand challenges for crop science. CSA News. 57:4-12.
Soil carbon sequestration by switchgrass and no-till maize grown for bioenergy Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Follett, R.F., Varvel, G.E., Mitchell, R., Kimble, J. 2012. Soil carbon sequestration by switchgrass and no-till maize grown for bioenergy. BioEnergy Research. DOI 10.1007/s12155-012-9198-y.
Switchgrass: a productive, profitable, and sustainable biofuel feedstock -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2012. Switchgrass: a productive, profitable, and sustainable biofuel feedstock. Biofuels International Magazine. Horseshoe Media Ltd., Surrey, UK. 6(2):58-59.
Stand establishment and persistence of perennial cool-season grasses in the Intermountain West and Central and Northern Great Plains -
Robins, J.G., Jensen, K.B., Jones, T.A., Waldron, B.L., Peel, M., Rigby, C.W., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Palazzo, A.J., Cary, T.J. 2013. Stand establishment and persistence of perennial cool-season grasses in the Intermountain West and Central and Northern Great Plains. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66:181-190.
Switchgrass harvest and storage -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R. 2012. Switchgrass harvest and storage. In A. Monti (ed.) Switchgrass: A valuable biomass crop for energy (Green Energy and Technology). pp. 113-127.
The scientific grand challenges of the 21st century for the Crop Science Society of America Reprint Icon -
Lauer, J., Gala Bijl, C., Grusak, M.A., Baenziger, S., Boote, K., Lingle, S.E., Carter Jr, T.E., Kaeppler, S., Boerma, R., Eizenga, G.C., Carter, P., Goodman, M., Nafziger, E., Kidwell, K., Mitchell, R., Edgerton, M.D., Quesenberry, K., Wilcox, M.C. 2012. The scientific grand challenges of the 21st century for the Crop Science Society of America. Crop Science. 52:1003-1010.
Germination and emergence tests for predicting switchgrass field establishment Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2012. Germination and emergence tests for predicting switchgrass field establishment. Agronomy Journal. 104:458-465.
Understanding variation in switchgrass biomass composition -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Casler, M.D. 2012. Understanding variation in switchgrass biomass composition. CSA News. March 2012. Pg. 14.
The feasibility of switchgrass for biofuel production Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Uden, D.R. 2012. The feasibility of switchgrass for biofuel production. Biofuels Journal. 3:47-59.
A model for deploying switchgrass for bioenergy in an intensive agricultural landscape -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2011. A model for deploying switchgrass for bioenergy in an intensive agricultural landscape. Abstract #57-6. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Lessons learned in six generations of divergent breeding for IVDMD in switchgrass -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2011. Lessons learned in six generations of divergent breeding for IVDMD in switchgrass. Abstract # 220-10. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Temporal and spatial variation in switchgrass biomass composition and theoretical ethanol yield -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Casler, M.D. 2012. Temporal and spatial variation in switchgrass biomass composition and theoretical ethanol yield. Agronomy Journal. 104:54-64.
Ethanol yields and cell wall properties in divergently bred switchgrass genotypes Reprint Icon -
Sarath, G., Dien, B.S., Saathoff, A.J., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Chen, H. 2011. Ethanol yields and cell wall properties in divergently bred switchgrass genotypes. Bioresource Technology. 102:9579-9585.
Field emissions of greenhouse gases from contrasting biofuel feedstock production systems under different N fertilization rates -
Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Wienhold, B.J., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2011. Field emissions of greenhouse gases from contrasting biofuel feedstock production systems under different N fertilization rates. Abstract #135-5. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract #135-5.
Temporal and spatial variation in switchgrass biomass composition and theoretical ethanol recovery -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Casler, M.D. 2011. Temporal and spatial variation in switchgrass biomass composition and theoretical ethanol recovery [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract No. 64434. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper64434.html.
Herbaceous Perennials: Placement, benefits and incorporation challenges in diversified landscapes -
Mitchell, R., Owens, V., Gutterson, N., Richard Jr, E.P., Barney, J. 2011. Herbaceous Perennials: Placement, benefits and incorporation challenges in diversified landscapes. Sustainable Feedstocks for Advanced Biofuels. 6:84-98.
Field-scale soil property changes under switchgrass managed for bioenergy Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Liebig, M.A., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2011. Field-scale soil property changes under switchgrass managed for bioenergy. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 3: 439-448.
Characterization of the Arthropod Community Associated with Switchgrass (Poales: Poaceae) in Nebraska Reprint Icon -
Schaeffer, S., Baxendale, F., Heng-Moss, T., Sitz, R., Sarath, G., Mitchell, R., Shearman, R. 2011. Characterization of the Arthropod Community Associated with Switchgrass (Poales: Poaceae) in Nebraska. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 84: 87-104.
Bioenergy Research and Strategic Planning: The Need for both Proactive and Reactive research -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2010. Bioenergy Research and Strategic Planning: The Need for both Proactive and Reactive research. Abstract #277-2. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-3 Nov., 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Two Switchgrass Cultivars under Different N Fertilization Rates -
Jin, V.L., Varvel, G.E., Wienhold, B.J., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2010. Potential Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Two Switchgrass Cultivars under Different N Fertilization Rates. Abstract #338-2. ASA-CSSA-SSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-3 Nov., 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Determining switchgrass biomass supplies for cellulosic biorefineries -
Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schacht, L.C., Marx, D.B. 2010. Determining switchgrass biomass supplies for cellulosic biorefineries. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Vol. 2, page 1.
Switchgrass leaf area index and light extinction coefficients -
Kiniry, J.R., Johnson, M., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Kaiser, J., Bruckerhoff, S.B., Cordsiemon, R.L. 2011. Switchgrass leaf area index and light extinction coefficients. Agronomy Journal. 103(1):119-122.
Potential for using the ARS switchgrass bioenergy NIRS calibrations on C4 tropical grasses -
Miranda, C., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2010. Potential for using the ARS switchgrass bioenergy NIRS calibrations on C4 tropical grasses. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, 1-3 Nov. 2010, Long Beach, CA. CDROM Abstract #56-38.
Estimating ethanol yield from switchgrass strains using NIRS -
Vogel, K.P., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Casler, M.D., Masterson, S.D., Mitchell, R. 2010. Estimating ethanol yield from switchgrass strains using NIRS. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, 1-3 Nov. 2010, Long Beach, CA. 2010. CDROM Abstract #278-5.
Sustainable Production of Switchgrass for Biomass Energy -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G. 2010. Sustainable Production of Switchgrass for Biomass Energy. Meeting Proceedings for International Conference on Biofuel Crop Production and Development, August 23-25, 2010, Zamorano University, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Quantifying actual and theoretical ethanol yields for switchgrass strains using NIRS analyses -
Vogel, K.P., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Casler, M.D., Masterson, S.D., Mitchell, R. 2011. Quantifying actual and theoretical ethanol yields for switchgrass strains using NIRS analyses. BioEnergy Research. 4(2):96-110. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-010-9104-4.
Measurement of steroidal saponins in Panicum and Brachiaria grasses in the USA and Brazil -
Lee, S.T., Mitchell, R., Gardner, D.R., Tokarnia, C.H., Riet-Correa, F. 2011. Measurement of steroidal saponins in Panicum and Brachiaria grasses in the USA and Brazil. In: Riet-Correa, F., Pfister, J., Schild, A.L., Wierenga, T., editors. Poisoning by Plants, Mycotoxins, and Related Toxins. Cambridge,MA. CAB International. 20:142-4.
Switchgrass affects on soil property changes in the Great Plains -
Schmer, M.R., Liebig, M.A., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2010. Switchgrass affects on soil property changes in the Great Plains. Abstract #56-8. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-3 Nov. 2010, Long Beach, CA.
Switchgrass -
Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G., Saathoff, A.J., Mitchell, R.B. 2011. Switchgrass. Book Chapter. In: Energy Crops, Nigel Halford and Angela Karp (eds.). The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK. P. 341-380. ISBN: 978-1-84973-032-7.
Grasslands, Rangelands, and Agricultural Systems -
Mitchell, R.B., L.L. Wallace, W. Wilhelm, G. Varvel, and B. Wienhold. Grasslands, Rangelands, and Agricultural Systems, Biofuels and Sustainability Reports, Ecological Society of America. 2010.
HERBICIDES FOR ESTABLISHING SWITCHGRASS IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Mitchell, R.B., Vogel, K.P., Berdahl, J.D., Masters, R.A. 2010. HERBICIDES FOR ESTABLISHING SWITCHGRASS IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS. Bioenergy Research. (Online)
Practices for Reliably Establishing Warm-season Grasses -
Mitchell, R.B., Vogel, K.P. Practices for Reliably Establishing Warm-season Grasses. Forage Focus, March Issue pages 7 and 10. Midwest Forage Association, St. Paul, MN. 2010 (Popular article)
Developing Switchgrass for Biofuels -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2010. Developing Switchgrass for Biofuels. Proceedings of Southern Weed Science Society. Abstract presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Southern Weed Science Society, Little Rock, AR, January 25-27, 2010.
Switchgrass -
Mitchell, R.B, Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R., and Pennington, D. Switchgrass for biofuel production. Sustainable Ag Energy Community of Practice, eXtension. (http://extension.org/pages/Switchgrass_for_Biofuel_Production). 2010.
Efficient Methods of Estimating Switchgrass Biomass Supplies -
Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schacht, W.H., Marx, D.B. 2010. Efficient Methods of Estimating Switchgrass Biomass Supplies. BioEnergy Research. 3(3):243-250.
Registration of 'Homestead' Canada Wildrye Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R.B., Baltensperger, D.D., Johnson, K.D., Carlson, I.T. 2010. Registration of 'Homestead' Canada Wildrye. Journal of Crop Registrations. 4:123-126.
Registration of ‘Warrior’, ‘Scout’, and ‘Chief’ Indiangrass Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R.B., Gorz, H.J., Haskins, F.A., Newell, L.C., Klopfenstein, T.J., Erickson, G., Anderson, B.E. 2010. Registration of ‘Warrior’, ‘Scout’, and ‘Chief’ Indiangrass. Journal of Crop Registrations. 4:115-122.
Switchgrass -
Casler, M.D., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2012. Switchgrass. In: Kole, C., Joshi, C.P., and Shonnard, D.R., editors. Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. p. 563-590.
Forage Quality and Grazing Performance of Beef Cattle Grazing Brown Mid-rib Grain Sorghum Residue -
Watson, A.K., Geis, J.R., Griffin, W.A., Erickson, G.E., Klopfenstein, T.J., Mitchell, R., Pedersen, J.F. 2010. Forage Quality and Grazing Performance of Beef Cattle Grazing Brown Mid-rib Grain Sorghum Residue. Abstract. Midwest Animal Science Meeting, March 15-17, 2010, Des Mones, IA.
Spatial and Temporal Effects on Switchgrass Stands and Yield in the Great Plains -
Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schacht, W.H., Marx, D.A. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Effects on Switchgrass Stands and Yield in the Great Plains. BioEnergy Research. 3:159–171.
Agronomic Considerations for Simulating Switchgrass for Biomass Energy -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2009. Agronomic Considerations for Simulating Switchgrass for Biomass Energy. In 5th International SWAT Conference Abstracts, August 5-7, 2009.
Effects of Harvest Date and Bale Format on Switchgrass Biomass Loss During Storage -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R. 2009. Effects of Harvest Date and Bale Format on Switchgrass Biomass Loss During Storage. Abstract 164-15 in ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-5 November, 2009, Pittsburg, PA.
Sustainability of Switchgrass Cropping Systems -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R.B. 2009. Sustainability of Switchgrass Cropping Systems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 1-5 November, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA.
Sustainability of Switchgrass for Cellulosic Ethanol: Evaluating Net Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Feedstocks Costs -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Liebig, M.A., Perrin, R.K. Sustainability of Switchgrass for Cellulosic Ethanol: Evaluating Net Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Feedstocks Costs. Symposium Proceedings.
Simulating Switchgrass Growth and Development Under Potential and Water-limiting Conditions Reprint Icon -
Grassini, P., Hunt, E., Mitchell, R., Weiss, A. Simulating Switchgrass Growth and Development Under Potential and Water-limiting Conditions. Agronomy Journal 101:564-571. 2009.
Impact of Divergent Selection on the Abundance and Activities of Lignin Biosynthetic Enzymes in Switchgrass, and Characterization of Recombinant Switchgrass CAD and COMT Proteins -
Saathoff, A.J., Palmer, N.A., Tobias, C.M., Twigg, P., Sattler, S.E., Haas, E.J., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G. 2009. Impact of Divergent Selection on the Abundance and Activities of Lignin Biosynthetic Enzymes in Switchgrass, and Characterization of Recombinant Switchgrass CAD and COMT Proteins. p. 47 Abstracts 31st Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Soc. for Industrial Microbiology. May 3-6, 2009, San Francisco, CA.
Isolation, Characterization, and Quantification of Steroidal Saponins in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Reprint Icon -
Lee, S.T., Mitchell, R., Wang, Z., Heiss, C., Gardner, D.R., Azadi, P. 2009. Isolation, Characterization, and Quantification of Steroidal Saponins in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(6):2599-2604. DOI: 10.1021/jf803907y
Switchgrass, Big Bluestem, and Indiangrass for Grazing and Hay -
Mitchell, R., Anderson, B. 2008. Switchgrass, Big Bluestem, and Indiangrass for Grazing and Hay. Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, IANR NebGuide G1908. 2008. (Extension Circular) ARIS Log 233883
Grasses and Legumes for Cellulosic Bioenergy -
Casler, M.D., Heaton, E., Shinners, K.J., Jung, H.G., Weimer, P.J., Liebig, M.A., Mitchell, R., Digman, M.F. 2009. Grasses and Legumes for Cellulosic Bioenergy. In: Wedin, W.F. and Fales, S.L., editors. Grassland: Quietness and Strength for a New American Agriculture. Madison, Wisconsin: ASA-CSSS-SSSA. p. 205-219.
Switchgrass biomass simulation at diverse sites in the northern Great Plains of the U.S. -
Kiniry, J.R., Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2008. Switchgrass biomass simulation at diverse sites in the northern Great Plains of the U.S. BioEnergy Research. 1(3-4):259-264.
Soil Carbon Storage by Switchgrass Grown for Bioenergy Reprint Icon -
Liebig, M.A., Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2008. Soil Carbon Storage by Switchgrass Grown for Bioenergy. BioEnergy Research. 1:215-222.
Managing and enhancing switchgrass as a bioenergy feedstock Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R.B., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G. 2008. Managing and enhancing switchgrass as a bioenergy feedstock. Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining. 2:530-539. Log 221508.
Aged Switchgrass Seed Lot’s Response to Dormancy-breaking Chemicals Reprint Icon -
Sarath, G., Mitchell, R. 2008. Aged Switchgrass Seed Lot’s Response to Dormancy-breaking Chemicals. Seed Technology Journal 30:7-16.
Biofuels, Bioenergy, and bioproducts from sustainable agricultural and forest crops -
Zalesny, R.S., Jr., R.B. Mitchell, and J. Richardson (eds.). Biofuels, bioenergy, and bioproducts from sustainable agricultural and forest crops: proceedings of the Short-rotation Crops International Conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-31. Newtown Square, PA: USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 76 p. 2008. (Government Publication)
Heterois in Switchgrass: Biomass Yield in Swards Reprint Icon -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2008. Heterois in Switchgrass: Biomass Yield in Swards. Crop Science 48:2159-2164.
Biomass production from native warm-season grass monocultures and polycultures managed for bioenergy -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2008. Biomass production from native warm-season grass monocultures and polycultures managed for bioenergy. p. 38. In: R.S. Zalesny, Jr., R. Mitchell, and J. Richardson (eds.). Proceedings of the Short Rotation Crops International Conference, Bloomington, Minnesota, August 19-21. http://www.cinram.umn.edu/srwc/
Development of Switchgrass Into a Biomass Energy Crop -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2008. Development of Switchgrass Into a Biomass Energy Crop. p. 64. In: R.S. Zalesny, Jr., R. Mitchell, and J. Richardson (eds.). Proceedings of the Short Rotation Crops International Conference, Bloomington, Minnesota, August 19-21. http://www.cinram.umn.edu/srwc/
Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective -
Dien, B.S., Sarath, G., Pedersen, J.F., Vogel, K.P., Jung, H.G., Sattler, S.E., Casler, M.D., Mitchell, R., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Crops Science Congress, April 13-18, 2008, Jeju Island, Korea. p. 1-5.
Switchgrass Cost of Production: Data from On-Farm Trials -
Perrin, R.K., Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R. 2008. Switchgrass Cost of Production: Data from On-Farm Trials. Department of Agricultural Communications Report No. 184. Lincoln, NE. Available online at: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/ageconfacpub/37/ (ARIS #224597; published 3/30/08).
Cell wall composition and accessibility to hydrolytic enzymes is differentially altered in divergently bred switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) genotypes -
Sarath, G., Akin, D.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2008. Cell wall composition and accessibility to hydrolytic enzymes is differentially altered in divergently bred switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) genotypes. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2008 Jul; 150: 1-14.
Farm-scale Production Cost of Switchgrass for Biomass -
Perrin, R., Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R. 2008. Farm-scale Production Cost of Switchgrass for Biomass. BioEnergy Research 1:91-97 (also available online at http://www.springerlink.com/content/f85977006m871205/ ; ARIS 196897).
Opportunities and roadblocks in utilizing forages and small grains for liquid fuels -
Sarath, G., Mitchell, R., Sattler, S.E., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Pedersen, J.F., Graybosch, R.A., Vogel, K.P. 2008. Opportunities and roadblocks in utilizing forages and small grains for liquid fuels. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 35: 343-354.
Net Energy of Cellulosic Ethanol from Switchgrass -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Perrin, R.K. 2008. Net Energy of Cellulosic Ethanol from Switchgrass. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105: 464-469.
A PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR CONTROLLING LEAFY SPURGE ON NEBRASKA RANGELAND -
Mitchell, R., Moffet, C.A., Sosebee, R. 2007. A physiological basis for controlling leafy spurge on nebraska rangeland. Rangelands 29(6): 12-14.
Forage quality and grazing performance of beef cattle grazing brown mid-rib grain sorghum residue -
Schwarz, A.K., Godsey, C.M., Luebbe, M.K., Erickson, G.E., Klopfenstein, T.J., Mitchell, R., Pedersen, J.F. 2008. Forage quality and grazing performance of beef cattle grazing brown mid-rib grain sorghum residue. American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section/American Dairy Science Association Midwest Branch Abstract 288 pg. 92, March 17-19, 2008, Des Moines, IA.
Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production -
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2007. Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production. In: Proceedings of the UJNR Food and Agricultural Panel, October 21-25, 2007, Tsukuba, Japan. p. 137-140.
Evaluation of leadplant (Amorpha canescens) germplasm collected from prairies in the Midwest USA -
Schuler, C., Vogel, K.P., Baltensperger, D., Sarath, G., Mitchell, R. 2007. Evaluation of leadplant (Amorpha canescens) germplasm collected from prairies in the Midwest USA. In Annual Meeting Abstracts [CD-ROM] No. 278-10. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Madison, WI.
Soil carbon change under switchgrass in the northern Great Plains -
Liebig, M.A., Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2007. Soil carbon change under switchgrass in the northern Great Plains. IN: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts (CDROM), 4-8 November 2007. New Orleans, LA. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Forage Quality and Grazing Performance of Beef Cattle Grazing Brown Mid-rib Grain Sorghum Residue -
Schwarz, A.K., Godsey, C.M., Luebbe, M.K., Erickson, G.E., Klopfenstein, T.J., Mitchell, R., Pedersen, J.F. 2007. Forage Quality and Grazing Performance of Beef Cattle Grazing Brown Mid-rib Grain Sorghum Residue. Nebraska Beef Reports, Pg. 35-35. University of Nebraska Extension MP91.
Managing Grasslands with Fire: Potential Benefits to Livestock Producers -
Mitchell, R., Larsen, D. 2007. Managing Grasslands with Fire: Potential Benefits to Livestock Producers. Symposium Proceedings 2007 Nebraska Grazing Conference P. 72-75, 2007.
Comparison of corn and switchgrass on marginal soils for bioenergy -
Varvel, G.E., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Follett, R.F., Kimble, J.M. 2008. Comparison of corn and switchgrass on marginal soils for bioenergy. Biomass and Bioenergy 32:18-21.
Conducting a Prescribed Burn and Prescribed Burning Checklist -
Volesky, J., Stubbendieck, J., Mitchell, R. 2007. Conducting a Prescribed Burn and Prescribed Burning Checklist. Extension Circular. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service ED121, 15 pp. 2007.
ABA, ROS and NO are key players during switchgrass seed germination -
Sarath, G., Hou, G., Baird, L.M., Mitchell, R. 2007. Aba, ros and no are key players during switchgrass seed germination. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 2: 492-493.
Biomass-bioenergy crops in the United States: A changing paradigm Reprint Icon -
Johnson, J.M., Coleman, M.D., Gesch, R.W., Jaradat, A.A., Mitchell, R., Reicosky, D.C., Wilhelm, W.W. 2007. Biomass-bioenergy crops in the United States: A changing paradigm. The Americas Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology. 1(1):1-28.
REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES, ABA AND NITRIC OXIDE INTERACTIONS ON THE GERMINATION OF WARM-SEASON C4-GRASSES -
Sarath, G., Mitchell, R., Hou, G., Baird, L.M. 2007. Reactive oxygen species, aba and nitric oxide interactions on the germination of warm-season c4-grasses. Planta Vol 226: 697-708.
SOLID STATE FERMENTATION OF SORGHUM HYBRIDS VARYING IN EXTRACTABLE SUGARS -
Philipp, D., Moore, K.J., Pedersen, J.F., Grant, R.J., Redfearn, D.D., Mitchell, R. 2007. Solid state fermentation of sorghum hybrids varying in extractable sugars. Biomass and Bioenergy 31:492-496.
Energy balance of switchgrass grown for cellulosic ethanol in the Northern Great Plains, USA Reprint Icon -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Perrin, R.K. 2007. Energy balance of switchgrass grown for cellulosic ethanol in the Northern Great Plains, USA. 23rd American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. March 27, 2007.
FORAGE ENERGY CROPS AS FEEDSTOCKS FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Jung, H.G., Lamb, J.F., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Casler, M.D., Weimer, P.J. 2006. Forage energy crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 21.
Characterization of Testing Locations for Developing Cool-Season Grass Species -
Robins, J.G., Waldron, B.L., Vogel, K.P., Berdhal, J.D., Haferkamp, M.R., Jensen, K.B., Jones, T.A., Mitchell, R., Kindiger, B.K. 2007. Characterization of Testing Locations for Developing Cool-Season Grass Species. Crop Science 47:1004-1012.
Internode structure and cell wall composition in maturing tillers of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) -
Sarath, G., Baird, L.M., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2007. Internode structure and cell wall composition in maturing tillers of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L). Bioresource Technology. V98: 2985-2992.
DEVELOPING AND EVALUATING GRASSES FOR GRAZING -
Vogel, K. and R. Mitchell. 2006. Breeding Grasses for Improved Beef Cattle Income per Acre. p118-129. Proceedings Sixth Annual Nebraska Grazing Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. August7-8. Center for Grassland Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.
ESSENTIAL AGRONOMIC PRACTICES FOR MANAGING SWITCHGRASS FOR BIOENERGY -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G., Schmer, M.R. 2006. Essential agronomic practices for managing switchgrass for bioenergy. In Annual Meeting Abstracts [CD-ROM]. ASA, CSSA, SSA. Madison, WI.
SWITCHGRASS MANAGEMENT EFFECTS ON FEEDSTOCK COSTS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Perrin, R.K. 2006. Switchgrass management effects on feedstock costs in the northern great plains. In Annual Meeting Abstracts[CD-ROM]. ASA, CSSA, SSA. Madison, WI.
REGISTRATION OF 'BONANZA' BIG BLUESTEM -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Klopfenstein, T.J., Anderson, B.E. 2006. Registration of 'Bonanza' big bluestem. Crop Science 46:2313-2314.
REGISTRATION OF 'GOLDMINE' BIG BLUESTEM -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Klopfenstein, T.J., Anderson, B.E. 2006. Registration of 'Goldmine' big bluestem. Crop Science 46:2314-2315.
Weed Management -
Masters, R.A., Mitchell, R. 2007. Weed Management. Book Chapter. Forages : The Science of Grassland Agriculture, 6th Edition, Chapter 26, pp. 395-409.
DEVELOPMENT OF FORAGE CROPS AS FEEDSTOCKS FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Weimer, P.J., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Development of forage crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. International Conference on Bioenergy. p. I-5.
SWITCHGRASS FOR BIOMASS: COMMERCIAL-SCALE PRODUCTION COSTS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Perrin, R.K., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R. 2006. Switchgrass for Biomass: Commercial-Scale Production Costs in the Northern Great Plains. Program and Abstracts, 8th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Nashville, TN. p.55
SWITCHGRASS FOR BIOMASS: FARM SCALE PRODUCTION PRACTICES AFFECT FEEDSTOCK COSTS AND QUANTITIES IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Vogel, K.P., Perrin, R.K., Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R. 2006. Switchgrass for Biomass: Farm scale production practices affect feedstock costs and quantities in the Northern Great Plains. Program and Abstracts, 8th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Nashville, TN. p.56
CERTIFIED GRASS VARIETIES RECOMMENDED FOR NEBRASKA -
Anderson, B., Kucera, M., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2006. Certified grass varieties recommended for Nebraska. Nebraska Cooperative Extension Circular EC 90-120.
CERTIFIED GRASS VARIETIES RECOMMENDED FOR NEBRASKA -
Anderson, B., Kucera, M., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2006. Certified grass varieties recommended for Nebraska. USDA NRCS Technical Guide Notice 568 - Pastureland and Hayland Interpretations - Certified Perennial Grass Varieties Recommended for Nebraska p. 42-51.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND RESPONSE TO DILUTE-ACID PRETREATMENT AND ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION OF ALFALFA, REED CANARYGRASS, AND SWITCHGRASS -
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Chemical composition and response to dilute-acid pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of alfalfa, reed canarygrass, and switchgrass. Biomass and Bioenergy. 30:880-891.
NITRIC OXIDE ACCELERATES SEED GERMINATION IN WARM-SEASON GRASSES -
Sarath, G., Bethke, P.C., Jones, R., Baird, L.M., Guichuan, H., Mitchell, R. 2006. Nitric oxide accelerates seed germination in warm-season grasses. Planta (2006) 223:1154-1164
ESTABLISHMENT STAND THRESHOLDS FOR SWITCHGRASS GROWN AS A BIOENERGY CROP -
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Moser, L.E., Eskridge, K.M. 2006. Establishment stand thresholds for switchgrass grown as a bioenergy crop. Crop Science 46:157-161.
ANALYSIS OF EXPRESSED SEQUENCE TAGS AND THE IDENTIFICATION OF ASSOCIATED SHORT TANDEM REPEATS IN SWITCHGRASS -
Tobias, C.M., Twigg, P., Hayden, D.M., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Lazo, G.R., Chow, E.K., Sarath, G. 2005. Analysis of expressed sequence tags and the identification of associated short tandem repeats in switchgrass. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 111: 956-964.
GRAZING EVALUATION OF BIG BLUESTEMS BRED FOR IMPROVED FORAGE YIELD AND DIGESTIBILITY -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Klopfenstein, T., Anderson, B., Masters, R.A. 2005. Grazing evaluation of big bluestems bred for improved forage yield and digestibility. Crop Sci.45;2288-2292.
Quails on the High Plains -
Dabbert, C., Lucia, D.R., Mitchell, R. 2007. Quails on the High Plains. Book Chapter. Texas Quails : Ecology and Management Chapter 13 - pp. 233-247.
FIRE AND GRAZING EFFECTS ON WIND EROSION, SOIL WATER CONTENT, AND SOIL TEMPERATURE -
Vermeire, L.T., Wester, D.B., Mitchell, R., Fuhlendorf, S.D. 2005. Fire and grazing effects on wind erosion, soil water content, and soil temperature. Journal of Environmental Quality 34:1559-1565.
APPLICATION OF FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC TOOLS FOR EXPLORING SWITCHGRASS FEEDSTOCKS IMPROVED THROUGH DIVERGENT SELECTION -
Sarath, G., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Twigg, P., Tobias, C.M., Baird, L.M. 2005. Application of functional genomic tools for exploring switchgrass feedstocks improved through divergent selection. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings.#3A-01.
MANAGING YAUPON WITH PRESCRIBED FIRE AND HERBICIDES IN THE TEXAS POST OAK SAVANNAH -
Mitchell, R., Cathey, J.C., Dabbert, B., Prochaska, D., Dupree, S., Sosebee, R. 2005. Managing yaupon with prescribed fire and herbicides in the texas post oak savannah. Rangelands 27(5):17-19.
RENOVATING PASTURES WITH GLYPHOSATE TOLERANT SOYBEANS -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Anderson, B. 2005. Renovating pastures with glyphosate tolerant soybeans. Forage and Grazinglands doi:0.2094/FG-2005-0428-01-BR.
THE ECONOMIC BENEFIT OF INCREASED YIELD AND DIGESTIBILITY IN A PERENNIAL C4 GRASS -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G. 2005. The economic benefit of increased yield and digestibility in a perennial C4 grass. p.99. In F. P. O'Mara et al. (ed). Proc. XX Int. Grassland Congress, Dublin, Ireland 26 June- 2 July 2005. Wageningen Academic Publishers. Wageningen, The Netherlands.
CAN PERENNIAL GRASS PASTURES BE PROFITABLE IN THE GREAT PLAINS? -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Klopfenstein, T., Clark, D., Anderson, B. 2005. Can perennial grass pastures be profitable in the great plains?. Center for Grassland Studies Newsletter. Winter 2005 p.3&6, Uni of NE, Lincoln, NE.
SWITCHGRASS ON-FARM BIOMASS YIELDS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Perrin, R. 2005. Switchgrass on-farm biomass yields in the northern great plains. NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center. Grass & Beef Research Review. p. 14-16. NDSU CGREC, Streeter, ND.
PATCH BURNING AND GRAZING EFFECTS ON SOUTHERN MIXED PRAIRIE PLANT COMMUNITIES -
Vermeire, L.T., Mitchell, R., Fuhlendorf, S.D., Wester, D.B. 2005. Patch burning and grazing effects on southern mixed prairie plant communities. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts #357 on CD.
STEM ANATOMY OF SWITCHGRASS PLANTS DEVELOPED BY DIVERGENT BREEDING CYCLES FOR TILLER DIGESTIBILITY -
Sarath, G., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Baird, L.M. 2005. Stem anatomy of switchgrass plants developed by divergent breeding cycles for tiller digestibility. p. 115. In F.P. O'Mara et al (ed.) Proc. XX Int. Grassland Congress, Dublin, Ireland 26 June-2 July 2005. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
DIVERGENT BREEDING FOR TILLER IVDMD MODIFIED LEAF, SHEATH, AND STEM COMPOSITION OF SWITCHGRASS -
Vogel, K.P., Sarath, G., Mitchell, R. 2005. Divergent breeding for tiller ivdmd modified leaf, sheath, and stem composition of switchgrass. p.116. In F. P. O'Mara et al. (ed.) Proc. XX Int. Grassland Congress, Dublin, Ireland 26 June-2 July 2005. Wageningen, Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
DOES MUSCULAR DAMAGE DURING CAPTURE AND HANDLING HANDICAP RADIOMARKED NORTHERN BOBWHITES? -
Abbott, W., Dabbert, B., Lucia, D., Mitchell, R. 2005. Does muscular damage during capture and handling handicap radiomarked northern bobwhites?. Journal of Wildlife Management 69(2):664-670.
PLANT ADAPTATION REGIONS: ECOLOGICAL AND CLIMATIC CLASSIFICATION OF PLANT GERMPLASM -
Vogel, K.P., Brejda, J.J., Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R. 2005. Plant adaptation regions: ecological and climatic classification of plant germplasm. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:315-319.
A DIRECT COMPARISON OF ECONOMIC RETURNS FOR DRYLAND CORN AND BIG BLUESTEM PASTURE IN THE GREAT PLAINS -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Klopfenstein, T., Clark, D. 2005. A direct comparison of economic returns for dryland corn and big bluestem pasture in the great plains. Rangelands. 27:31-35.
THE GRASSLAND ASSESSMENT TOOL: A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR MONITORING GRASSLANDS -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Vermeire, L.T., Derner, J.D. 2005. The grassland assessment tool: a new technique for monitoring grasslands. Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings.
SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF STAND ESTABLISHMENT AND BIOMASS PRODUCTION OF SWITCHGRASS MONOCULTURES GROWN IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS, USA. -
Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2005. Spatial variability of stand establishment and biomass production of switchgrass monocultures grown in the Northern Plains, USA. Society for Range Management Abs.305.
ELK POPULATION ASSESSMENT IN WESTERN STATES AND CANADIAN PROVINCES -
Vermeire, L.T., Wallace, M.C., Mitchell, R. 2004. Elk population assessment in western states and Canadian provinces. Rangelands 26:29-33.
GRADIENT IN LIGNIFICATION IN MATURE TILLERS OF SWITCHGRASS (PANICUM VIRGATUM L. EV KANLOW) -
Sarath, G., Baird, L.M., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2004. Gradient in lignification in mature tillers of switchgrass (panicum virgatum l. ev kanlow). ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CD-ROM No. 5097.
SHRUB DYNAMICS: FIRE AND WATER -
Vermeire, L.T., Wester, D.B., Mitchell, R., Fuhlendorf, S.D. 2004. Shrub dynamics: fire and water. Wildland Shrub Symposium Abstracts.
MOBILE CLASSROOM APPROACH TO GRADUATE EDUCATION IN FORAGE AND RANGE SCIENCE -
Mitchell, R., Allen, V., Waller, J. 2004. Mobile classroom approach to graduate education in forage and range science. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. J. Nat. Resour Life Sci. Educ., 33:117-120,
PATCH BURNING EFFECTS ON FORAGE UTILIZATION AND GRAZING DISTRIBUTION -
Vermeire, L.T., Mitchell, R., Fuhlendorf, S.D., Gillen, R.L. 2004. Patch burning effects on forage utilization and grazing distribution. Journal of Range Management 57:248-252.
SWITCHGRASS - A BIOMASS ENERGY CROP FOR THE MIDWEST -
PERRIN, R., VOGEL, K.P., SCHMER, M.R., MITCHELL, R. SWITCHGRASS - A BIOMASS ENERGY CROP FOR THE MIDWEST. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION BULLETIN. 2004.p16-17.
CONTROL OF RANGELAND GRASSHOPPERS USING PRESCRIBED FIRE -
VERMEIRE, L.T., MITCHELL, R., FUHLENDORF, S.D. CONTROL OF RANGELAND GRASSHOPPERS USING PRESCRIBED FIRE. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING PROCEEDINGS. Abstract #300. 2004.
PRESCRIBED FIRE EFFECTS ON GRASSHOPPER ASSEMBLAGES IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS -
VERMEIRE, L.T., MITCHELL, R., FUHLENDORF, S.D. PRESCRIBED FIRE EFFECTS ON GRASSHOPPER ASSEMBLAGES IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. SOCIETY FOR RANGE MANAGEMENT MEETING PROCEEDINGS. 2003. ABSTRACT #299.
THE MEDICAL APPROACH TO GRASSLAND ASSESSMENT -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Schmer, M.R., Vermeire, L.T. 2004. The medical approach to grassland assessment. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. #259.
ESTIMATING SWITCHGRASS STANDING CROP WITH VISUAL OBSTRUCTION AND ELONGATED LEAF HEIGHT -
Schmer, M.R., Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2004. Estimating switchgrass standing crop with visual obstruction and elongated leaf height. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. #299.
AN ECONOMIC COMPARISON OF LIVESTOCK GRAZING AND CORN PRODUCTION IN EASTERN NEBRASKA -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Klopfenstein, T.J., Clark, R.T. 2004. An economic comparison of livestock grazing and corn production in eastern nebraska. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. #258.
EVALUATION OF FOUR BIG BLUESTEM POPULATIONS UNDER GRAZING -
MITCHELL, R., VOGEL, K.P., ANDERSON, B.E., KLOPFENSTEIN, T., MASTERS, R.A. EVALUATION OF FOUR BIG BLUESTEM POPULATIONS UNDER GRAZING. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2003.
BREEDING BIG BLUESTEM FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE BY GRAZING LIVESTOCK -
Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R. 2003. Breeding big bluestem for improved performance by grazing livestock. Agronomy Abstracts Annual Meeting [CD-ROM], ASA, CSSA, SSSA. Madison, WI.
HERBICIDES FOR ESTABLISHING SWITCHGRASS IN THE GREAT PLAINS -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P., Masters, R.A., Berdahl, J.D. 2004. Herbicides for establishing switchgrass in the great plains. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM No. 4505. ASA, CSSA SSSA. Madison, Wi.
PERENNIAL HERBACEOUS BIOMASS ENERGY CROPS: POTENTIAL AND STATUS -
Vogel, K.P., Jung, H.G., Mitchell, R., Lamb, J.F., Sarath, G. 2004. Perennial herbaceous biomass energy crops: potential and status. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings.p3. Chattanooga, TN, May 9-11, 2004
INDIANGRASS -
Mitchell, R., Vogel, K.P. 2004. Indiangrass. p. 937-953. In L.E. Moser, L. Sollenberger, and B. Burson (ed.). Warm-season grasses. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Monograph. Madison, WI.
SELECTIVE CONTROL OF RANGELAND GRASSHOPPERS WITH PRESCRIBED FIRE -
Vermeire, L.T., Mitchell, R., Fuhlendorf, S.D., Wester, D.B. 2004. Selective control of rangeland grasshoppers with prescribed fire. Journal Of Range Management v. 57. p. 29-33.
EVALUATION OF THE MOISTURE-FACILITATED, NEST DEPREDATION HYPOTHESIS IN A SEMI-ARID ENVIRONMENT -
Pleasant, G.D., Dabbert, C.B., Mitchell, R. 2003. Evaluation of the moisture-facilitated, nest depredation hypothesis in a semi-arid environment. The Wilson Bulletin. 115:343-346.
FIELD SCALE EVALUATION OF SWITCHGRASS GROWN AS A BIOENERGY CROP IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS -
VOGEL, K.P., SCHMER, M.R., PERRIN, R.K., MOSER, L.E., MITCHELL, R. FIELD SCALE EVALUATION OF SWITCHGRASS GROWN AS A BIOENERGY CROP IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS. 2003. p14. NDSU Grass and Beef Research Review, Central Grasslands Research Center, Streeter, ND.
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