USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab - Rocky Mountain Research Station

 


Great Basin Native Plant SElection & Increase Project

Great Basin Restoration Initiative

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Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab
322 East Front Street
Suite 401
Boise, ID  83702

(208) 373-4340
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Grassland, Shrubland, and Desert Ecosystems

Research Project

 

Great Basin Native Plant Project

 

 

 


Theses & Dissertations

Great Basin Native Plant Project

 

Completed M.S. and Ph.D. programs:

 

Overton, Emily C. 2013. Advancing nursery production of big sagebrush seedlings: cold storage and variation in subspecies growth. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 33 p. Thesis.

 

Taylor, M. 2013. Exotic, native and seeded species, and soil biology response to post-fire seedings in northern Utah. Laramie WY: University of Wyoming. 96 p. Thesis.

 

Young, Kert R. 2012. Plant establishment and soil microenvironments in Utah juniper masticated woodlands. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. Dissertation. 110 p. 51 p. Thesis.

 

Jones, C. 2011. Cultural practices and seed scarification of four native Lupinus species (Fabaceae) from the Great Basin. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 51 p. Thesis.

 

Kildisheva, Olga A. 2011. Restoration strategies for a native perennial: Germination and seedling physiology of Sphaeralcea munroana. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 78 p. Thesis.

 

Scholten, Melissa D. 2011.Environmental regulation of dormancy in seeds of Lomatium dissectum. Boise, ID: Boise State University. 84 p. Thesis.

 

Sriladda, C. 2011. Ecophysiology and genetic variation in domestication of Sphaeralcea and Shepherdia species for the Intermountain West. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 85 p. Dissertation.

 

Bhattarai, K. 2010. Phenotypic and genetic characterization of wildland collections of Western and Searls prairie clovers for rangeland revegetation in the western USA. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 154 p. Dissertation.

 

Herriman, Kayla R. 2009. Wyoming big sagebrush: efforts towards development of target plants for restoration. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 70 p. Thesis.

 

Hulet, April. 2009. Diversification of crested wheatgrass stands in Utah. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 43 p. Thesis.

 

Kramer, Andrea T. 2009. Ecological genetics of Penstemon in the Great Basin, U.S.A. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois. 119 p. Thesis.

 

Rawlins, Jennifer K. 2009. Wet thermal accumulation modeling of germination of western U.S. rangeland species. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 61 p. Thesis.

 

Johnson, Robert L. 2008. Impacts of habitat alterations and predispersal seed predation on the reproductive success of Great Basin forbs. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 114 p. Dissertation.

 

Parkinson, Hilary A. 2008. Impacts of native grasses and cheatgrass on Great Basin forb development. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 75 p. Thesis.

 

Armstrong, Jeremiah C. 2007. Improving sustainable seed yield in Wyoming big sagebrush . Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 29 p. Thesis.

 

Bhattarai, K. 2007. Potential of basalt milkvetch (Astragalus filipes Torr. Ex A. Gray) populations and rhizobial strains for revegetation and restoration of Intermountain West rangelands. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 116 p. Thesis.

 

Culumber, C.M. 2007. DNA barcoding of western North American taxa: Leymus(Poaceae) and Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Logan, UT: Utah State University. 100 p. Thesis.

 

Eldredge, Sean D. 2007. Beneficial fungal interactions resulting in accelerated germination of Astragalus utahensis, a hard-seeded legume. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 99 p. Thesis.

 

Fansler, Valerie A. 2007. Establishing native plants in crested wheatgrass stands using successional management. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University. 95 p. Thesis.


Kaur, P. 2007. DNA markers and gene expression polymorphisms associated with growth habit QTLs in Leymus wildryes. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 128 p. Dissertation.

 

Leonard, Eamonn. 2007. Competition for soil nitrate and invasive weed resistance of three shrub-steppe growth forms. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 78 p. Thesis.


Swoboda, Katharine A. 2007. The pollinating ecology of Hedysarum boreale and evaluation of its pollinating bees for restoration and seed production. Logan, UT: Utah State University. 117 p. Thesis.

 

Roberts, F. Leland. 2007. Investigation into seed collection practices and shrub manipulations to improve sustainable seed yield in wildland stands of bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata). Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 35 p. Thesis.

 

Voss, Joshua. 2006. Forage adaptability trials for forage and seed production in Bolivia; effect of 5 herbicides on 7 native Utah forbs. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 86. p. Thesis.

 
   

Balsamhorriza sagitattasagebrush habitat firerangeland drill seedingNevada Basin Range

Melissa harvesting seedMatt cleaning EriogonumCrepis acuminata seedflax and yarrow fields at Geertson's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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