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Dr. Susan E. Meyer

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Ecological Genetics of the Cheatgrass - Head Smut Pathosystem

Meyer, S. E.; Nelson, D. L.; Clement, S.; Paulsen, A. 2000. Exploring the potential for biocontrol of cheatgrass with the head smut pathogen. In: Entwistle, P. G.; DeBolt, A. M.; Kaltenecker, J. H. Steenholf, K., comps. Proceedings: Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystem Symposium; 1999 June 23- 25; Boise, ID. BLM/ID/PT-001001+1150. Boise, ID: U. S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Idaho State Office: 70-72.

Meyer, S. E., D. L. Nelson, and S. Clement. 2001. Evidence for resistance polymorphism in the Bromus tectorum - Ustilago bullata pathosystem: Implications for biocontrol. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 23:19-27.

Ramakrishnan, A. P., C. E. Coleman, S. E. Meyer, and D. J. Fairbanks. 2001. Microsatellite markers and polymorphism in cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L. ). In: McArthur, E. D., and Fairbanks, D. J., compilers. Shrubland Ecosystem Genetics and Biodoversity: Proceedings. Provo UT, June 13-15, 2000. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, RMRS-P-21. P. 95-97.

Ramakrishnan, A. P., C. E. Coleman, S. E. Meyer, and D. J. Fairbanks. 2002. Microsatellite markers for Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass). Molecular Ecology Notes 2:22-23.

Cheatgrass Invasion Biology

Meyer, S. E., S. C. Garvin, and J. Beckstead. 2001. Factors mediating cheatgrass invasion of intact salt desert shrubland. In: McArthur, E. D., and Fairbanks, D. J., compilers. Shrubland Ecosystem Genetics and Biodoversity: Proceedings. Provo UT, June 13-15, 2000. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, RMRS-P-21. P. 224-232.

Modelling Seed Dormancy Loss and Germination Phenology in Grasses

Allen, P. S., S. B. G. Debaene, and S. E. Meyer. 1993. Regulation of grass seed germination under fluctuating moisture regimes. p. 387-392. In: D. Come and F. Corbineau (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Seeds. Basic and Applied Aspects of Seed Biology. Angers, France, July 20-24, 1992.

Allen, P. S., Debaene-Gill, S. B.; Meyer, S. E. 1994. Regulation of germination timing in faculatively fall-emerging grasses. In: Monsen, S. B.; Kitchen, S. G., comps. Proceedings-Ecology and Management of Annual Rangelands; 1992 May 18-21; Boise, ID. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR- 313. Ogden, UT: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station: 215-219.

Allen, P. S., S. E. Meyer, and J. Beckstead. 1995. Patterns of seed after-ripening in Bromus tectorum L. Journal of Experimental Botany 292: 1731-1744

Christensen, M.; Meyer, S. C.; Allen, P. S. 1996. A hydrothermal time model of seed after- ripening in Bromus tectorum L. Seed Science Research 6: 155-163.

Beckstead, J., S. E. Meyer, and P. S. Allen. 1996. Bromus tectorum seed germination: between- population and between-year variation. Canadian Journal of Botany 74: 875-882.

Bauer, M. C.; Meyer, S. E.; Allen, P. S. 1998. A simulation model to predict seed dormancy loss in the field for Bromus tectorum L. Journal of Experimental Botany. 49: 1233-1244.

Meyer, S. E.; Allen, P. S. 1999a. Ecological genetics of seed germination regulation in Bromus tectorum L. I. Phenotypic variance among and within populations. Oecologia. 120: 27-34.

Meyer, S. E.; Allen, P. S. 1999b. Ecological genetics of seed germination regulation in Bromus tectorum L. II. Reaction norms in response to water stress gradient imposed during seed maturation. Oecologia. 120: 35-43.

Allen, P. S.; Meyer, S. E.; Khan, M. A. 2000. Hydrothermal time as a tool in comparative germination studies. In: Black, M; Bradford, K. J.; Vazques-Ramos, J., eds. Seed biology; advances and applications. Cambridge, United Kingdom: University Press: 401-410.

Meyer, S. E.; Debaene-Gill, S. B.; Allen, P. S. 2000. Using hydrothermal time concepts to model seed germination response to temperature, dormancy loss, and priming effects in Elymus elymoides. Seed Science Research. 10: 213-223.

Allen, P. S., and S. E. Meyer. 2002. Ecology and ecological genetics of seed dormancy in downy brome. Weed Science 50:241-247.

Regeneration Biology of Native Intermountain Shrubs, Forbs and Grasses

Big Sagebrush / Rubber Rabbitbrush ( Artemisia tridentata / Chrysothamnus nauseosus)

McArthur, E. D.; Meyer, S. E.; Weber, D. J. 1987a. Germination rate at low temperature: rubber rabbitbrush population differences. Journal of Range Management. 40: 530-533.

Meyer, S. E.; McArthur, E. D. 1987. Studies on seed germination biology of rubber rabbitbrush. In: Johnson, K. L., ed. Proceedings of the Fourth Utah Shrub Ecology Workshop: the genus Chrysothamnus. 1986 September 17-19; Cedar City, UT. Logan, UT: Utah State University, College of Natural Resources: 19-25.

Meyer, S. E., E. D. McArthur, G. Jorgensen. 1989. Variation in germination response to temperature in Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Asteraceae) and its ecological significance. Am. Jour. Bot. 76:981-991.

Meyer, S. E., and S. B. Monsen. 1990. Seed source differences in initial establishment for big sagebrush and rubber rabbitbrush. p. 200-208. In: McArthur, E. D., E. M. Romney, S. D. Smith, and P. T. Tueller (compilers). Proc.--Symp. on Cheatgrass Invasion, Shrub Die-off, and Other Aspects of Shrub Biology and Management. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report INT-276.

Meyer, S. E., S. B. Monsen, and E. D. McArthur. 1990. Germination response of Artemisia tridentata (Asteraceae) to light and chill: patterns of between-population variation. Bot. Gazette 151:176-183.

Monsen, S. B., and S. E. Meyer. 1990. Seeding equipment effects on establishment of big sagebrush on mine disturbances. p. 192-199. In: Fifth Billings Symposium on Disturbed Land Rehabilitation. Volume I. Montana State University Reclamation Research Unit Publication No. 9003. Bozeman, MT.

Meyer, S. E., and S. B. Monsen. 1991. Habitat-correlated variation in mountain big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. vaseyana: Asteraceae) seed germination patterns. Ecology 72:739-742.

Meyer, S. E., and S. B. Monsen. 1992. Big sagebrush germination patterns: Subspecies and population differences. Jour. Range Managem. 45:87-93.

Monsen, S. B., S. E. Meyer, and S. Carlson. 1992. Sagebrush establishment enhanced by snowfencing. p. 6-8. Rangeland Technology Equipment Council 1992 Annual Report. USDA Forest Service Technology and Development Program 2200-Range.

Meyer, S. E. 1994. Germination and establishment ecology of big sagebrush: Implications for community restoration. P. 244-251. In: S. B. Monsen and S. G. Kitchen (compilers). Proceedings of Symposium on the Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Intermountain Annual Rangelands, May 18-21, 1992, Boise ID. USDA Forest Service General Technical Publication INT-GTR-313.

Meyer, S. E. 1997. Ecological correlates of achene mass variation in Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Asteraceae). American Journal of Botany. 84: 471-477.

Meyer, S. E., and S. L. Carlson. 2001. Achene mass variation in Ericameria nauseosus (Asteraceae) in relation to dispersal ability and seedling fitness. Functional Ecology 15:274-281.

Antelope Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata)

Meyer, S. E. 1989. Warm pretreatment effects on antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) germination response to chilling. Northwest Science. 63: 146-153.

Meyer, S. E., and S. B. Monsen. 1989. Seed germination biology of antelope bitterbrush. p.147-157. In: A. Wallace, E. D. McArthur, and M. Haferkamp (comps.). Proc.--Symposium on shrub ecophysiology and biotechnology. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report INT-256.

Meyer, S. E.; Pendleton, R. L. 2000. Genetic regulation of seed dormancy in Purshia tridentata (Roseaceae). Annals of Botany. 85: 521-529.

Shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia)

Mikhiel, G. S., S. E. Meyer, and R. L. Pendleton. 1992. Variation in germination response to temperature and salinity in shrubby Atriplex species. J. Arid Environments 22:39-49.

Garvin, S. C., S. E. Meyer, and S. L. Carlson. 1996. Seed germination studies in Atriplex confertifolia (Torr. and Frem.) Wats. P. 165-169. Barrow, J. R., E. D. McArthur, R. E. Sosebee, and R. J. Tausch (compilers). Proceedings: Symposium on shrubland ecosystem dynamics in a changing environment. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-GTR- 338.

Meyer, S. E.; Carlson, S. L.; Garvin, S. C. 1998. Seed germination regulation and field seed bank carryover in shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia: Chenopodiaceae). Journal of Arid Environments. 38: 255-267.

Blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima)

Pendleton, B. K., S. E. Meyer, and R. L. Pendleton. 1995. Blackbrush biology: Insights after three years of a long term study. P. 223-227. In: Roundy, B. A., E. D. McArthur, J. S. Haley, and D. K. Mann (compilers). Proceedings: Wildland Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-GTR-315.

Penstemon (Penstemon species)

Allen, P. S. and S. E. Meyer. 1990. Temperature requirements for seed germination of three Penstemon species. HortScience 25:191-193.

Kitchen, S. G., and S. E. Meyer. 1991. Seed germination of Intermountain penstemons as influenced by chilling and GA3. Jour. Envir. Hort. 9:51-56.

Kitchen, S. G., and S. E. Meyer. 1992. Temperature mediated changes in seed dormancy and light requirement for Penstemon palmeri A. Gray. Great Basin Nat. 52:53-58.

Meyer, S. E. 1992. Habitat-correlated variation in firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatonii: Scrophulariaceae) seed germination patterns. Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 119: 268-279.

Meyer, S. E., and S. G. Kitchen. 1992. Cyclic seed dormancy in the short-lived perennial Penstemon palmeri. J. Ecology 80:115-122.

Meyer, S. E., and S. G. Kitchen. 1994. Comparative germination biology of Penstemon Section Glabri. American Midland Naturalist 132: 349-365.

Meyer, S. E., S. G. Kitchen, and S. C. Carlson. 1995. Seed germination timing patterns in Intermountain Penstemon. American Journal of Botany 82: 377-389.

Other Species

Kitchen, S. G., and S. E. Meyer. 1990. Seed dormancy in Cercocarpus ledifolius and Cercocarpus montanus. p.27-41. In: K. L. Johnson (ed.). Proc. Fifth Utah Shrub Ecology Workshop. Utah State University, Logan, UT.

Meyer, S. E., and R. L. Pendleton. 1990. Seed germination biology of spineless hopsage: Between-population differences in dormancy and response to temperature. p. 187-192. In: McArthur, E. D., E. M. Romney, S. D. Smith, and P. T. Tueller (compilers). Proc. --Symposium on Cheatgrass Invasion, Shrub Die-off, and Other Aspects of Shrub Biology and Management. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report INT-276.

Pendleton, R. L., and S. E. Meyer. 1990. Seed germination biology of spineless hopsage: Inhibition by bract leachate. p.181-186. In: McArthur, E. D., E. M. Romney, S. D. Smith, and P. T. Tueller (compilers). Proc. --Symposium on Cheatgrass Invasion, Shrub Die-off, and Other Aspects of Shrub Biology and Management. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report INT-276.

Baskin, C. C., J. M. Baskin, and S. E. Meyer. 1993. Seed dormancy in the Colorado Plateau shrub Mahonia fremontii (Berberidaceae), and ecological/evolutionary implications. Southwestern Naturalist 38:91-99.

Meyer, S. E., and S. G. Kitchen. 1994. Life history variation in blue flax (Linum perenne: Linaceae): Seed germination phenology. Amer. J. Bot. 81: 528-535.

Meyer, S. E., J. Beckstead, P. S. Allen, and H. Pullman. 1995. Germination ecophysiology of Leymus cinereus (Poaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 156: 206-215.

Baskin, C. C., S. E. Meyer, and J. M. Baskin. 1995. Two types of morphophysiological dormancy in seeds of two genera (Osmorhiza and Erythronium ) with an Arcto-Tertiary distribution pattern. American Journal of Botany 82: 293-298.

Meyer, S. E.; Paulsen, A. 2000. Chilling requirements for seed germination of 10 Utah species of perennial wild buckwheat (Eriogonum Michx. [Polygonaceae]). Native Plants Journal. 1: 18-24.

Mogensen, S. H. A. C., Allen, P. S., and Meyer, S. E. 2002. Prechill temperature and duration are important in determining seed quality for 12 wildflowers. Seed Technology 23:145-150.

Infraspecific Variation in Regeneration Biology and Genetic Issues in Restoration

Meyer, S. E.; McArthur, E. D.; Monsen, S. B. 1987. Infraspecific variation in germination patterns of rangeland shrubs and its relationship to seeding success. In: Frasier, G. W.; Evans, R. eds. Seed and Seedbed Ecology of Rangeland Plants: Proceedings of Symposium; 1987 April 21- 23; Tucson, AZ. Tucson, AZ: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service: 82-92.

Meyer, S. E. 1990. Seed source differences in germination under snowpack in northern Utah. p. 184-191. In: Fifth Billings Symposium on Disturbed Land Rehabilitation. Volume I. Montana State University Reclamation Research Unit Publication No. 9003. Bozemann MT.

Meyer, S. E., and S. B. Monsen. 1993. Genetic considerations in propagating native shrubs, forbs, and grasses from seed. p.47-54. In: T. D. Landis (technical coordinator). Proceedings, Western Forest Nursery Association Annual Meeting, Fallen Leaf Lake CA, September 14-18, 1992. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RM-221.

Meyer, S. E., and S. G. Kitchen. 1995. First the seed: A restorationist's perspective. Hortus Northwest 6(2): 4-8; 42.

Meyer, S. E. 1996. Native versus native: An ecologist's perspective. P. 48-55. In: Keammerer, W. R. (ed.). Proceedings of High Altitude Revegetation Workshop Number 12. Colorado State University, Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, Information Series 83. Ft. Collins.

Allen, P. S.; Meyer, S. E. 1998. Ecological aspects of seed dormancy loss. Seed Science Research. 8: 183-191.

Meyer, S. E. 1999. Genecological considerations in grassland restoration using wildland-collected seed. In: Buchanan-Smith, J. G.; Bailey, L. D.; and McCaughley, P., eds. Proceedings of the XVIII International Grassland Congress, Volume 3, Invited Papers; 1997 June 8-17; Winnipeg and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Transaction Reporting Service, Association Management Center: 299-304.