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Research Project: Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems

Location: Rangeland and Pasture Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Seven little bluestem populations selected for canopy morphology: Selected classes of germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L. 2020. Seven little bluestem populations selected for canopy morphology: Selected classes of germplasm. Native Plant Journal. 21(1):45-53.

Weather tools for retrospective assessment of restoration outcomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moffet, C., Hardegree, S.P., Abatzoglou, J.T., Hegewisch, K.C., Reuter, R., Sheley, R.L., Brunson, M.W., Flerchinger, G.N., Boehm, A.R. 2018. Weather tools for retrospective assessment of restoration outcomes. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72(2):225-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2018.10.011.

Whole cottonseed supplementation improves performance and reduces methane emission intensity of grazing beef steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, M., Thompson, L., White, J., Williams, G., Place, S., Moffet, C., Gunter, S.A., Reuter, R. 2018. Whole cottonseed supplementation improves performance and reduces methane emission intensity of grazing beef steers. Professional Animal Scientist. 34:339-345. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2018-01722.

Using carbon emissions, oxygen consumption, and retained energy to calculate dietary ME intake by beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Burrus, C., Gunter, S.A., Sanson, D., Moffet, C., Gregorini, P. 2018. Using carbon emissions, oxygen consumption, and retained energy to calculate dietary ME intake by beef steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Scinece 96(E-Suppl. 2):76.

Measuring the respiratory gas exchange by grazing cattle using an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Beck, M. 2018. Measuring the respiratory gas exchange by grazing cattle using an automated, open-circuit gas quantification system. Translational Animal Science. 2:11-18. https://doi.org/doi:10.1093/tas/txx009.

Predicting forage intake by grazing beef cattle - (Trade Journal)
Gunter, S.A. 2017. Predicting forage intake by grazing beef cattle. Feedstuffs. 89(12).

Grazing.okstate.edu – a vision for increasing usability of sensor data in grassland agriculture - (Abstract Only)

Improving the seed germination of little bluestem with selection - (Abstract Only)

Measuring the respiratory gas exchange of grazing cattle using the GreenFeed emissions monitoring system - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Duke, S.E., Beck, M.R. 2017. 793 Measuring the respiratory gas exchange of grazing cattle using the GreenFeed emissions monitoring system. J.Anim.Sci. 95(E-Suppl.2):359. (Abstr.)

Apparent seed digestibility and germination of seeds after passage through the digestive system of northern bobwhite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Thacker, E.T. 2017. Apparent seed digestibility and germination of seeds after passage through the digestive system of northern bobwhite. Southwestern Naturalist. 62(3):193-199.

Recurrent selection increases the seed germination of little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L. 2017. Recurrent selection increases the seed germination of little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium). Euphytica. 213:279. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-017-2067-1.

Effect of nitrogen fertilization and residual nitrogen on biomass yield of switchgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L. 2017. Effect of nitrogen fertilization and residual nitrogen on biomass yield of switchgrass. BioEnergy Research. 10(3): 648-656.

Technical Note: Effect of bait delivery interval in an automated head-chamber system on respiration gas estimates when cattle are grazing rangeland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Bradford, J.A. 2017. Technical Note: Effect of bait delivery interval in an automated head-chamber system on respiration gas estimates when cattle are grazing rangeland. Professional Animal Scientist. 33(4):490-497. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2016-01593.

Technical note: daily variation in intake of a salt-limited supplement by grazing steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reuter, R.R., Moffet, C., Horn, G.W., Zimmerman, S., Billars, M. 2017. Technical Note: Daily variation in intake of a salt-limited supplement by grazing steers. Professional Animal Scientist. 33:372-377.

Predicting forage intake by grazing beef cattle - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A. 2017. Predicting forage intake by grazing beef cattle. Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium, 28th Annual Meeting University of Florida, Institute of Food Agriculture Science, Gainsville, FL. Pages 125-136

Effects of a blended garlic and cinnamon essential oil extract with and without monensin sodium on the performance of grazing steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P.A., Gadberry, M., Stewart, C., Gray, H.C., Wistuba, T.J., Cravey, M.D., Gunter, S.A. 2017. Effects of a blended garlic and cinnamon essential oil extract with and without monensin sodium on the performance of grazing steers. Professional Animal Scientist. 33:176-185.

Preference of pen-reared northern bobwhite among native plant seeds of the sand sagebrush-mixed prairie Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, E.T., Springer, T.L. 2016. Preference of pen-reared northern bobwhite among native plant seeds of the sand sagebrush-mixed prairie. Southwestern Naturalist. 61(4):307-311.

Effects of mass air flow rate through an open-circuit gas quantification system when measuring carbon emissions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Bradford, J.A., Moffet, C. 2017. Effects of mass air flow rate through an open-circuit gas quantification system when measuring carbon emissions. Journal of Animal Science. 95:475-484. doi:10.2527/jas2016.0933.

Weather and climate tools for planning and assessment on rangelands - (Abstract Only)

Whole cottonseed supplementation improves performance and reduces carbon footprint of grazing cattle - (Abstract Only)

Milk production responses of beef cows in a drylot system - (Abstract Only)

Optimizing eastern gamagrass forage harvests using growing degree days Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Gunter, S.A., Goldman, J.J., Moffet, C. 2016. Optimizing eastern gamagrass forage harvests using growing degree days. Agricultural Sciences. 7:710-715.

Overview of forage nutritive quality and availability in relations to cattle needs during the fall transition period in the Southeastern US - (Abstract Only)

Invited review: Matching forage systems with cow size and environment for sustainable cow-calf production in the southern region of the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P.A., Gadberry, S., Gunter, S.A., Kegley, E.B., Jennings, J.A. 2017. Invited review: Matching forage systems with cow size and environment for sustainable cow-calf production in the southern region of the United States. Professional Animal Scientist. 33(3):289-296.

Effect of bait delivery rate in a GreenFeed system on methane emission estimates from cattle grazing rangeland - (Abstract Only)

Predicting forage intake in extensive grazing systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galyean, M.L., Gunter, S.A. 2016. Predicting forage intake in extensive grazing systems. Journal of Animal Science. 94(6):26-43.

Stocker cattle performance is greater when grazing patch-burned rather than unburned Cross Timbers rangeland - (Proceedings)

Data-driven ranch management: A vision for sustainable ranching - (Proceedings)

Stocker cattle performance is greater when grazing patch-burned rather than unburned cross-timbers rangeland - (Abstract Only)

Seed germination of five Poa species at negative water potentials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Goldman, J.J. 2016. Seed germination of five Poa species at negative water potentials. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:601-611.

INVITED REVIEW: Getting more information from your grazing research beyond cattle performance 1,2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Cole, N.A. 2016. INVITED REVIEW: Getting more information from your grazing research beyond cattle performance 1,2. Professional Animal Scientist. 32(1): 31-41.

Matching forage systems with cow size and environment for sustainable cow-calf production in the southern region - (Abstract Only)
Beck, P., Gadberry, S., Gunter, S.A., Jennings, J. 2016. Matching forage systems with cow size and environment for sustainable cow-calf production in the southern region. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94(Suppl. 1):63. (Abstr.).

Germination of Saccharum ravennae(L.)L.(Poaceae) caryopses and intact spikelets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Goldman, J.J. 2016. Germination of Saccharum ravennae(L.)L.(Poaceae) caryopses and intact spikelets. Crop Science. 56:682-688.

Vulnerability of crops and native grasses to summer drying in the U.S. Southern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yaseef, R., Billesbach, D., Fischer, M.L., Biraud, S.C., Gunter, S.A., Bradford, J.A., Torn, M.S. 2015. Vulnerability of crops and native grasses to summer drying in the U.S. Southern Great Plains. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 213:209-218.

Influence of sampling time on methane emission estimates by grazing cattle - (Proceedings)

Influence of sampling time on carbon dioxide and methane emissions by grazing cattle - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Bradford, J.A. 2015. Influence of sampling time on carbon dioxide and methane emissions by grazing cattle. American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 66:201-203.

DNA contents in Texas bluegrass (Poa arachnifera) selected in Texas and Oklahoma determined by flow cytometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldman, J.J. 2015. DNA contents in Texas bluegrass (Poa arachnifera) selected in Texas and Oklahoma determined by flow cytometry. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 62(5):643-647.

Forage choice in pasturelands: influence on cattle foraging behavior and production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villalba, J.J., Cabassu, R., Gunter, S.A. 2015. Forage choice in pasturelands: influence on cattle foraging behavior and production. Journal of Animal Science. 93:1729-1740.

Getting more information from your grazing research beyond cattle performance - (Abstract Only)

Managing the herbage utilisation and intake by cattle grazing rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oltjen, J., Gunter, S.A. 2015. Managing the herbage utilisation and intake by cattle grazing rangelands. Animal Production Science. 55:397-410.

Registration of 'Centennial' Sand Bluestem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Wynia, R.L., Rea, G.L. 2014. Registration of 'Centennial' Sand Bluestem. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8:248-252.

Predicting the forage intake by lactating cows - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A. 2014. Predicting the forage intake by lactating cows. Western Section of American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 65:158-161.

Using tall fescue in a complementary grazing program for spring calving beef cows in southern Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P., Stewart, C.B., Gray, H.C., Gadberry, M.S., Gunter, S.A., Young, C., Hopkins, A.A. 2014. Using tall fescue in a complementary grazing program for spring calving beef cows in southern Arkansas. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:423-431.

Genetic relationships in advanced generation hybrids derived from crosses between Texas and Kentucky bluegrass using ISSR markers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldman, J.J. 2013. Genetic relationships in advanced generation hybrids derived from crosses between Texas and Kentucky bluegrass using ISSR markers. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4(12):2440-2443.

Beef Species Symposium: Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coleman, S.W., Gunter, S.A., Sprinkle, J.E., Neel, J.P. 2014. Beef Species Symposium: Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2775-2784.

Effect of processing method on in sacco ruminal degradability of organic matter and nitrogen from canola seeds and in vitro intestinal nitrogen digestion of the in sacco residue Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L., Loest, C.A., Goldman, J.J. 2014. Effect of processing method on in sacco ruminal degradability of organic matter and nitrogen from canola seeds and in vitro intestinal nitrogen digestion of the in sacco residue. Animal Production Science. 54:1030-1038.

Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2013. Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma. Western Section,American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 64:326-329.

Drought and grazing effects on Oklahoma phlox (Polemoniaceae, Phlox oklahomensis) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Gunter, S.A., Tyrl, R.J., Nighswonger, P.F. 2013. Drought and grazing effects on Oklahoma phlox (Polemoniaceae, Phlox oklahomensis). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:9-13.