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United States Department of Agriculture

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Matthew J Rinella (Matt)
RESEARCH RANGELAND MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Studying long-term, large-scale grassland restoration outcomes to improve seeding methods and reveal knowledge gaps -
Rinella, M.J., Espeland, E.K., Moffatt, B. 2016. Studying long-term, large-scale grassland restoration outcomes to improve seeding methods and reveal knowledge gaps. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12722.
Seems like I hardly see them around anymore: Historical geographies of Cottonwood decline along the Wind River -
Evidence targeted grazing benefits to invaded rangelands can increase over extended time frames -
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E. 2016. Evidence targeted grazing benefits to invaded rangelands can increase over extended time frames. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 69(3):169-172.
A common soil handling technique can generate incorrect estimates of soil biota effects on plants -
Reinhart, K.O., Rinella, M.J. 2016. Letter: A common soil handling technique can generate incorrect estimates of soil biota effects on plants. New Phytologist. 210:786-789.
Sources of variability in livestock water quality over 5 years in the Northern Great Plains -
Petersen, M.K., Muscha, J.M., Mulliniks, T.T., Waterman, R.C., Roberts, A.J., Rinella, M.J. 2015. Sources of variability in livestock water quality over 5 years in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.2527/jas2014-8028.
Altered snowfall and soil disturbance influence the early life stage transitions and recruitment of a native and invasive grass in a cold desert Reprint Icon -
Gornish, E.S., Aanderud, Z.T., Sheley, R.L., Rinella, M.J., Svejcar, A.J., Englund, S.D., James, J.J. 2015. Altered snowfall and soil disturbance influence the early life stage transitions and recruitment of a native and invasive grass in a cold desert. Oecologia. 177:595-606. doi: 10.1007/s00442-014-3180-7.
High precipitation and seeded species competition reduce seeded shrub establishment during dryland restoration Reprint Icon -
Rinella, M.J., Hammond, D., Bryant, I., Kozar, B. 2015. High precipitation and seeded species competition reduce seeded shrub establishment during dryland restoration. Ecological Applications. 25(4):1044-1053.
Soil sterilization alters interactions between the native grass Bouteloua gracilis and invasive Bromus tectorum Reprint Icon -
Emam, T., Espeland, E.K., Rinella, M.J. 2014. Soil sterilization alters interactions between the native grass Bouteloua gracilis and invasive Bromus tectorum. Journal of Arid Environments. 111:91-97. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.08.006.
Aminopyrald and Picloram reduce seed production of the invasive annual grasses Medusahead and Ventenata -
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E., Roth, A.D. 2014. Aminopyrald and Picloram reduce seed production of the invasive annual grasses Medusahead and Ventenata. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:406-411.
An exotic grass disrupts mycorrhizal fungi which increases the mortality of Artemisia tridentata -
Effects of growth regulator herbicide on downy brome (Bromus tectorum) seed production Reprint Icon -
Rinella, M.J., Masters, R.A., Bellows, S.E. 2013. Effects of growth regulator herbicide on downy brome (Bromus tectorum) seed production. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:60-64.
Predicting plant responses to mycorrhizal: integrating evolutionary history and plant traits Reprint Icon -
Reinhart, K.O., Wilson, G.W., Rinella, M.J. 2012. Predicting plant responses to mycorrhizal: integrating evolutionary history and plant traits. Ecology Letters. 15:689-695.
Vegetation Responses to Supplemental Winter Feeding of Elk -
Rinella, M.J., Dean, R., Vavra, M., Parks, C.G. 2012. Vegetation Responses to Supplemental Winter Feeding of Elk. Western North American Naturalist 72(1):78-83.
Do populations of an invasive weed differ greatly in their per-gram competitive effects? Reprint Icon -
Sowerwine, J.E., Rinella, M.J., Carlson, M.L. 2012. Do populations of an invasive weed differ greatly in their per-gram competitive effects?. Western North American Naturalist 72:43-47.
Long-term population dynamics of seeded plants in invaded grasslands Reprint Icon -
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.
Salmon returns and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increases with spawning salmon abundance -
Rinella, D.J., Wipfli, M.S., Sticker, G.A., Heintz, R.A., Rinella, M.J. 2012. Salmon returns and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increases with spawning salmon abundance. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 69:73-84.
Invasive plant management on anticipated conservation benefits: a scientific Assessment -
Sheley, R.L., James, J.J., Rinella, M.J., Blumenthal, D.M., Ditomaso, J.M. 2011. Invasive plant management on anticipated conservation benefits: a scientific Assessment. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. p.291-336.
Grass seedling demography and sage steppe restoration Reprint Icon -
James, J.J., Rinella, M.J., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Grass seedling demography and sage steppe restoration. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(4):409-417.
Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration Reprint Icon -
James, J.J., Svejcar, A.J., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology. 48:961-969.
Trapping Douglas-fir beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae) with Pheromone Baited Multiple-Funnel Traps to Reduce Tree Mortality -
Progar, R.A., Sturdevant, N., Rinella, M.J. 2010. Trapping Douglas-fir beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae) with Pheromone Baited Multiple-Funnel Traps to Reduce Tree Mortality. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 86(4):111-118.
Comparing susceptibility of eastern and western U.S. grasslands to competition and allelopathy from spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L. subsp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek) Reprint Icon -
Reinhart, K.O., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Comparing susceptibility of eastern and western U.S. grasslands to competition and allelopathy from spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L. subsp. micranthos (Gugler) Hayek). Plant Ecology. 212:821-828.
Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions -
Rinella, M.J., Vavra, M., Naylor, B.J., Boyd, J.M. 2011. Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions. Ecological Modeling 222:619-625.
Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions -
Rinella, M.J., Vavra, M., Naylor, B.J., Boyd, J.M. 2010. Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions. Ecological Modelling. 222:619-625.
Short-Term population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer (Oberea erythrocephala (Schrank.) Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) -
Progar, R.A., Markin, G., Milan, J., Barbouletos, T., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Short-Term population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer (Oberea erythrocephala (Schrank.) Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula). Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4(2):183-188.
Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework? Reprint Icon -
James, J.J., Drenovsky, R.E., Monaco, T.A., Rinella, M.J. 2011. Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass infested plant communities: an effective strategy or incomplete framework? Ecological Applications. 21(2):490-502.
Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual grass Seed Production Under Field Conditions -
Rinella, M.J., Masters, R.A., Bellows, S.E. 2010. Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual grass Seed Production Under Field Conditions. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:487-490.
Nucler Polyhedrosis Virus as a Biological Control Agent for Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) -
Progar, R.A., Rinella, M.J., Fekedulegn, D., Butler, L. 2010. Nucler Polyhedrosis Virus as a Biological Control Agent for Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). Journal of Applied Entomology 134:641-646.
MANAGING ANNUAL BROMES IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS -
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J., Muscha, J.M. 2009. MANAGING ANNUAL BROMES IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS. Symposium Proceedings Range Beef Cow Symposium, Casper, WY.
Invasive Plant Researchers Should Calculate Effect Sizes, Not P-Values -
Rinella, M.J., James, J.J. 2010. Invasive Plant Researchers Should Calculate Effect Sizes, Not P-Values. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:106-112.
Inundative Release of Aphthona spp. Flea Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a Biological “Herbicide” on Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) in Riparian Areas. -
Progar, R.A., Markin, G., Milan, J., Barbouletos, T., Rinella, M.J. 2010. Inundative Release of Aphthona spp. Flea Beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) as a Biological “Herbicide” on Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) in Riparian Areas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):242-248.
Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual Grass Seed Production -
Rinella, M.J., Haferkamp, M.R., Masters, R.A., Muscha, J.M., Bellows, S.E., Vermeire, L.T. 2010. Growth Regulator Herbicides Prevent Invasive Annual Grass Seed Production. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 3:12-16.
Differential Phytosociological Interactions Involving Male and Female Atriplex bonnevillensis -
Sinclair, J., Emlen, J.M., Rinella, M.J., Snelgrove, J., Freeman, D.C. 2009. Differential Phytosociological Interactions Involving Male and Female Atriplex bonnevillensis. Western North American Naturalist. 69:475-480.
Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency Reprint Icon -
Rinella, M.J., Hileman, B.J. 2009. Efficacy of prescribed grazing depends on timing intensity and frequency. Journal of Applied Ecology 46:796-803.
Primary Productivity and Precipitation Use Efficiency in Mixed-Grass Prairie: A Comparison of Northern and Southern U.S. Sites -
Vermeire, L.T., Heitschmidt, R.K., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Primary Productivity and Precipitation Use Efficiency in Mixed-Grass Prairie: A Comparison of Northern and Southern U.S. Sites. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:230-239.
Fire Alters Emergence of Invasive Plant Species from Soil Surface-Deposited Seeds Reprint Icon -
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Fire Alters Emergence of Invasive Plant Species from Soil Surface-Deposited Seeds. Weed Science 57:304-310.
Large woody debris and salmonid habitat in the Anchor River basin, Alaska, following an extensive spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreak Reprint Icon -
Rinella, D.J., Booz, M., Bogan, D., Boggs, K., Sturdy, M., Rinella, M.J. 2009. Large woody debris and salmonid habitat in the Anchor River basin, Alaska, following an extensive spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreak. Northwest Science 2009 83(1):57-69.
Control Effort Exacerbates Invasive Species Problem -
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.
White Spruce Regeneration Following a Major Spruce Beetle Outbreak in Forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska -
Boggs, K., Sturdy, M., Rinella, D.J., Rinella, M.J. 2008. White Spruce Regeneration Following a Major Spruce Beetle Outbreak in Forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Forest Ecology and Management 255:3571-3579.
One-Time Herbicide use Causes Local Extinction of Native Species -
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.
Fire Effects on Invasive Weed Seed Germination -
Grassland Invader Responses to Realistic Changes in Native Species Richness Reprint Icon -
Rinella, M.J., Pokorny, M.L., Rekaya, R. 2007. Grassland Invader Responses to Realistic Changes in Native Species Richness. Ecological Applications 17(6):1824–1831.
Rangeland Biodiversity: Do Realistic Species Losses Alter Ecosystem Function and Invasion Risks? -
Rinella, M.J., Pokorny, M.L. 2007. Rangeland Biodiversity: Do Realistic Species Losses Alter Ecosystem Function and Invasion Risks?. Society of Range Management Abstract #364.
THE WITHIN-SITE AND REGIONAL IMPACTS OF LEAFY SPURGE (EUPHORBIA ESULA): HIERARCHIAL BAYESIAN METHODS ESTIMATE INVASIVE WEED IMPACTS AT PERTINENT SPATIAL SCALES -
Rinella, M.J., Luschei, E.C. 2007. Hierarchial bayesian methods estimate invasive weed impacts at pertinent spatial scales. Biological Invasions 9:545-558.
USING LIGHT ATTENUATION TO ESTIMATE LEAFY SPURGE IMPACTS ON FORAGE PRODUCTION -
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.
The Within-Site and Regional Impacts of Leafy Spurge: Hierarchical Bayesian Methods Estimate Invasive Weed Impacts at Pertinent Spatial Scales -
Rinella, M.J., Luschei, E.C. 2006. The Within-Site and Regional Impacts of Leafy Spurge: Hierarchical Bayesian Methods Estimate Invasive Weed Impacts at Pertinent Spatial Scales. Western Society of Weed Science.
2005 RESEARCH UPDATE -
Vermeire, L.T., Geary, T.W., Grings, E.E., Haferkamp, M.R., Heitschmidt, R.K., Macneil, M.D., Rinella, M.J., Alexander, L.J., Roberts, A.J., Waterman, R.C., Branson, D.H. 2005. 2005 research update. Research Update for Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory. 57 pgs.
MODELS THAT PREDICT INVASIVE WEED AND GRASS DYNAMICS: 1. MODEL DEVELOPMENT -
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 -
Rinella, M.J., Sheley, R.L. 2005. Models that predict invasive weed and grass dynamics: 2. Accuracy evaluation. Weed Science 53:605-614.
TOWARD A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR LEAFY SPURGE-INFESTED PLANT COMMUNITIES -
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.
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