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Research Project: Development of Management Strategies for Livestock Grazing, Disturbance and Climate Variation for the Northern Plains

Location: Livestock and Range Research Laboratory

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

Low neighbor abundances are often necessary but insufficient for establishing seeded shrubs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Management strategies determine how invasive plant impacts on rangeland provisioning services change net revenue on california annual rangeland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, J.J., Brownsey, P., Davy, J., Forero, L., Stackhouse, J., Shapero, M., Becchetti, T., Rinella, M.J. 2022. Management strategies determine how invasive plant impacts on rangeland provisioning services change net revenue on california annual rangeland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 82:29-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.02.001.

Early calving benefits livestock production under winter and spring warming Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E., Geary, T.W., Waterman, R.C., Vermeire, L.T., Van Emon, M.L., Cook, L.A., Reinhart, K.O. 2022. Early calving benefits livestock production under winter and spring warming. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 81:63-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.01.003.

Low rate of aminopyralid nearly eliminates viable seed production in barb goatgrass (Aegilops triuncialis) Reprint Icon - (Research Notes)
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E., Beitz, P.A. 2022. Low rate of aminopyralid nearly eliminates viable seed production in barb goatgrass (Aegilops triuncialis). Invasive Plant Science and Management. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2022.3.

Ruminating on the science of carbon ranching Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Worogo, H., Rinella, M.J. 2021. Ruminating on the science of carbon ranching. Journal of Applied Ecology. 59(3):642-648. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14100.

Pasture-scale evaluation of postemergence applications of aminopyralid for controlling medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Bellows, S.E., Davy, J.S., Forero, L.C., Hatler, W.L., James, J.J. 2021. Pasture-scale evaluation of postemergence applications of aminopyralid for controlling medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae). Rangeland Ecology and Management. 79(1):201-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.09.001.

Livestock increase soil organic carbon in the Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Reinhart, K.O., Worogo, H., Rinella, M.J., Vermeire, L.T. 2021. Livestock increase soil organic carbon in the Northern Great Plains. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 79(1):22-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.07.006.

Livestock increase soil organic carbon in the Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Worogo, H., Rinella, M.J., Vermeire, L.T. 2021. Livestock increase soil organic carbon in the Northern Great Plains. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 79:22-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.07.006.

Capacity of plants to accumulate sulfur and improve the quality of livestock drinking water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Petersen, M.K., Muscha, J.M. 2021. Capacity of plants to accumulate sulfur and improve the quality of livestock drinking water. Rangeland Ecology and Management. Volume 78, September 2021, Pages 100-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.06.005.

Influence of grazing season, residual herbage, and precipitation on rumen extrusa diet quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waterman, R.C., Vermeire, L.T., Reinhart, K.O., Rinella, M.J. 2021. Influence of grazing season, residual herbage, and precipitation on rumen extrusa diet quality. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 78:117-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.06.004.

Annual bromes decrease with increasing fall defoliation intensity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Waterman, R.C., Vermeire, L.T. 2021. Annual bromes decrease with increasing fall defoliation intensity. Global Ecology and Conservation. 28. Article e01652. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01652.

Importance of phytobiomass and ungulates to hydrologic function in a temperate grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Vermeire, L.T. 2021. Importance of phytobiomass and ungulates to hydrologic function in a temperate grassland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 78:1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.04.009.

Individual and combined effects of fall fire and growth-regulator herbicide on annual bromes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J., Strong, D.J. 2021. Individual and combined effects of fall fire and growth-regulator herbicide on annual bromes. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 76:129–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.02.009.

Globally, plant-soil feedbacks are weak predictors of plant abundance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Bauer, J.T., Mccarthy-Neumann, S., Macdougall, A.S., Hierro, J.L., Chiuffo, M.C., Mangan, S.A., Heinze, J., Bergmann, J., Joshi, J., Duncan, R.P., Diez, J.M., Kardol, P., Rutten, G., Fischer, M., Van Der Putten, W.H., Martijn Bezemer, T., Klironomos, J. 2021. Globally, plant-soil feedbacks are weak predictors of plant abundance. Ecology and Evolution. 11(4):1756-1768. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7167.

Water quality for livestock in northern great plains rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Muscha, J.M., Reinhart, K.O., Petersen, M.K. 2020. Water quality for livestock in northern great plains rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 75:29-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2020.11.005.

Comparisons of efficiency of two formulations of verbenone (4, 6, 6-trimethylbicyclo [3.1.1] hept-3-e3n-2-one) for protecting whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) from mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Progar, R.A., Fettig, C.J., Munson, S.A., Mortenson, L.A., Snyder, C.L., Kegley, S.J., Cluck, D.R., Steed, B.E., Mafra-Neto, A., Rinella, M.J. 2021. Comparisons of efficiency of two formulations of verbenone (4, 6, 6-trimethylbicyclo [3.1.1] hept-3-e3n-2-one) for protecting whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) from mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(1):209–214. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa289.

Effects of defoliation, litter, and moss on Bromus arvensis in a northern mixed-grass prairie Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reinhart, K.O., Williams, A., Vermeire, L.T. 2020. Effects of defoliation, litter, and moss on Bromus arvensis in a northern mixed-grass prairie. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73(5):607-610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2020.06.005.

Fall water effects on growing season soil water content and plant productivity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermeire, L.T., Rinella, M.J. 2020. Fall water effects on growing season soil water content and plant productivity. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73(2):252-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.11.006.

Control of downy brome (Bromus tectorum) and Japanese brome (Bromus japonicus) using glyphosate and four graminicides: effects of herbicide rate, plant size, species, and accession Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Metier, E.P., Lehnhoff, E., Mangold, J., Rinella, M.J., Rew, L. 2019. Control of downy brome (Bromus tectorum) and Japanese brome (Bromus japonicus) using glyphosate and four graminicides: effects of herbicide rate, plant size, species, and accession. Weed Technology. 34(2):284-291. https://doi.org/10.1017/wet.2019.112.

Seeding causes long-term increases in grass forage production in invaded rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinella, M.J., Knudsen, A., Jacobs, J.S., Mangold, J.M. 2019. Seeding causes long-term increases in grass forage production in invaded rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73(2):329-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.10.008.

Can mowing substitute for fire in semiarid grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermeire, L.T., Strong, D.J., Gates, E.A., Marlow, C.B., Waterman, R.C. 2019. Can mowing substitute for fire in semiarid grassland. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 73(1):97-103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.08.006.