This collection houses publications generated by the faculty of the Department of Natural Resource Management.

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Publications from 2021

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Examining the Utility of DNA Barcodes for the Identification of Tallgrass Prairie Flora, Sarah A. Herzog and Maribeth Latvis

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Snowier Winters Extend Autumn Availability of High-quality Forage for Caribou in Arctic Alaska, J. C, Richert; A. J. Leffler; D. E. Spalinger; and J. M. Walker

Publications from 2020

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An Examination of Best Practices for Survey Research with Agricultural Producers, Edem Avemegah, Wei Gu, Abdelrahim Abulbasher, Kristen Koci, Ayorinde Ogunyiola, Joyce Edufal, Shuang Li, Kylie Barington, Tong Wang, Deepthi Kolady, Lora Perkins, A. Joshua Leffler, Peter Kovacs, Jason D. Clark, David E. Clay, and Jessica D. Ulrich-Schad

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Breeding Alfalfa for Semiarid Regions in the Northern Great Plains: History and Additional Genetic Evaluations of Novel Germplasm, Arvid A. Boe, Kevin D. Kephart, John D. Berdahl, Mike D. Peel, E. Charles Brummer, Lan Xu, and Yajun Wu

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Differential Stoichiometric Homeostasis and Growth in Two Native and Two Invasive C3 Grasses, J. T. Harvey and A. Joshua Leffler

Grasses for Arid and Semiarid Areas, Daren E. Redfearn, Keith R. Harmoney, and Alexander J. Smart

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Habitat Selection of White-tailed Deer Fawns and their Dams in the Northern Great Plains, Eric S. Michel, Bailey S. Gullikson, Katherine L. Brackel, Brian A. Schaffer, Jonathan A. Jenks, and William F. Jensen

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Integration of Crop-Livestock Systems: An Opportunity toProtect Grasslands from Conversion to Cropland in the US Great Plains, Alexander J. Smart, Daren Redfearn, Robert Mitchell, Tong Wang, Cody Zilverberg, Pete J. Bauman, Justin D. Derner, Julie Walker, and Cody Wright

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Managing Invasive Plants on Great Plains Grasslands: A Discussion of Current Challenges, John Gaskin, Erin Espeland, Casey D. Johnson, Jane M. Mangold, Rachel A. McGee, Chuck Milner, Shishir Paudel, Dean E. Pearson, Lora B. Perkins, Chadley W. Prosser, Justin B. Runyon, Sharlene E. Sing, Zachary A. Sylvain, Amy J. Symstad, and Daniel R. Tekiela

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One in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush? Reproductive Effort of Young Males Is Not Affected by the Presence of Adult Males, Kevin L. Monteith, Kyle B. Monteith, Jonathan A. Jenks, and Rhiannon P. Jakopak

Publications from 2019

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Badlands, Seed Banks, and Community Disassembly, Lora B. Perkins, Kelsey R. Ducheneaux, Gary Hatfield, and Scott R. Abdella

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Distribution and Productivity of Naturalized Alfalfa in Mixed-Grass Prairie, Lan Xu, Arvid Boe, Patricia Johnson, Roger N. Gates, and Christopher G. Misar

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Forum: Critical Decision Dates for Drought Management in Centraland Northern Great Plains Rangeland, Alexander J. Smart, Keith Harmoney, J. Derek Scasta, Mitchell B. Stephenson, Jerry D. Volesky, Lance T. Vermeire, Jeffrey C. Mosley, Kevin Sedivec, MIranda Meehan, Tonya Haigh, Justin D. Derner, and Mitchel P. McClaran

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Increasing Warm-Season Native Grass Biomass Using Fire, Herbicide, and Nitrogen Applications, Sharon A. Clay, Alexander Smart, and David E. Clay

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Looking to the Future: Key Points for Sustainable Management of Northern Great Plains Grasslands, Lora B. Perkins, Marissa Ahlering, and Diane L. Larson

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Nitrogen Demand Associated with Increased Biomass Yield of Switchgrass and Big Bluestem: Implications for Future Breeding Strategies, Michael D. Casler, DoKyoung Lee, Robert B. Mitchell, Paul R. Adler, R. Mark Sule, Keith D. Johnso, Robert Kallenbach, Arvid A. Boe, Russell D. Mathison, Kim A. Cassida, Doohong Min, and Kenneth J. Moore

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Restoration for Multiple Use, Mark W. Paschke, Lora Perkins, and Karl E. Veblen

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Serological Survey and Pathogen Exposure of Adult Female White-tailed Deer in the Western Dakotas, Katherine L. Moratz, Bailey S. Gullikson, Eric S. Michel, Daniel M. Grove, Jonathan A. Jenks, and William F. Jensen

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Temperature effects on three downy brome (Bromus tectorum) seed collections inoculated with the fungal pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda, Krista A. Ehlert, Zachariah Miller, Jane M. Mangold, Fabian Menalled, and Alexandra Thornton

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Tree Cover in the Surrounding Landscape Reduces Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) Occupancy of Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Colonies in South Dakota, Jason P. Thiele, Kristel K. Bakker, and Charles D. Dieter

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Using Phenological Niche Separation to Improve Management in a Northern Glaciated Plains Grassland, Joe Bennett, Alexander Smart, and Lora Perkins

Publications from 2018

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A Field Test of Commercial Soil Microbial Treatments on Native Grassland Restoration, Lora B. Perkins and Joe R. Bennett

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Conceptualizing ecological restoration: a concise and Adaptable Framework for Researchers and Practitioners, Lora Perkins and A. Joshua Leffler

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Expansion of Major Urban Areas in the US Great Plains from 2000 to 2009 Using Satellite Scatterometer Data, Lan H. Nguyen, Son V. Nghiem, and Geoffrey M. Henebry

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Identifying and Characterizing Salt-Tolerant Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa Subsp Falcata Germplasm, Katelin E. Frerichs and Lan Xu

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Impacts of Strategic Grazing and Fire on Soil Seed Bank Heterogeneity in Mixed-Grass Prairie, Kassidy Weathers, Lan Xu, and Patricia Johnson

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Isolation of Potential Photosynthetic N2-Fixing Microbes from Topsoil of Native Grasslands in South Dakota, Nanfang Wang, Shengni Tian, Liping Gu, Lan Xu, Yeyan Qiu, Trevor Van Den Top, Jose L. Gonzalez-Hernandez, Michael B. Hildreth, Shaoshan Li, and Runbao Zhou

Submissions from 2017

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Application of Iterative Noise-adding Procedures for Evaluation of Moment Distance Index for LiDAR Waveforms, Eric Ariel L. Salas, Sadichya Amatya, and Geoffrey Henebry

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Are Bison Intermediate Feeders? Unveiling Summer Diet Selection at the Northern Fringe of Historical Distribution, Joshua L. Leonard, Lora B. Perkins, Duane J. Lammers, and Jonathan A. Jenks

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Associations among Habitat Characteristics and Meningeal Worm Prevalence in Eastern South Dakota, USA, Christopher N. Jacques, Jonathan A. Jenks, Robert W. Klaver, and Shelli A. Dubay

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Comparative Drought Response in Eleven Diverse Alfalfa Accessions, M.R. Anowar, A. Boe, D. Auger, I. W. Mott, M. D. Peel, L. Xu, P. Kanchupati, and Y. Wu

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Contact Selectivity for Four Species Sampled with North American Standard Gill Nets, Bradley J. Smith, Brian G. Blackwell, Melissa R. Wuellner, Brian D. S. Graeb, and David W. Willis

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Effects of City Size on Thunderstorm Evolution Revealed Through a Multi-Radar Climatology of the Central United States, Darrel M. Kingfield, Kristin M. Calhoun, Kirsten M. deBeurs, and Geoffrey M. Henebry

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Environmental Mental Models of College Students, Melissa R. Wuellner, Leslie Vincent, and Brandi Felts

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Exploration of Scaling Effects on Coarse Resolution Land Surface Phenology, Xiaoyang Zhang, Jianmin Wang, Feng Gao, Yan Liu, Crystal Schaaf, Mark Friedl, Yunyue Yu, Senthilnath Jayavelu, Joshua Gray, Lingling Liu, Dong Yan, and Geoffrey M. Henebry

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Grand Challenges in Understanding the Interplay of Climate and Land Changes, Shuguang Liu, Ben Bond-Lamberty, Lena R. Boysen, James D. Ford, Andrew Fox, Kevin Gallo, Jerry Hatfield, Geoffrey M. Henebry, Thomas G. Huntington, Zhihua Liu, Thomas R. Loveland, Richard J. Norby, Terry Sohl, Allison L. Steiner, Wenping Yuan, Zhao Zhang, and Shuqing Zhao

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Impacts of Thermal Time on Land Surface Phenology in Urban Areas, Cole Krehbiel, Xiaoyang Zhang, and Geoffrey Henebry

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Integrating Malaria Surveillance with Climate Data for Outbreak Detection and Forecasting: the EPIDEMIA System, Christopher L. Merkord, Yi Liu, Abere Mihretie, Teklehaymanot Gebrehiwot, Worku Awoke, Estifanos Bayabil, Geoffrey M. Henebry, Gebeyaw T. Kassa, Mastewal Lake, and Michael C. Wimberly

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Integrating Remote Sensing and Local Ecological Knowledge to Monitor Rangeland Dynamics, Ian M.S. Eddy, Sarah E. Gergel, Nicholas C. Coops, Geoffrey Henebry, Jordan Levine, Hisham Zerriffi, and Evgenii Shibkov

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Invasive Earthworms in a Northern Great Plainsprairie Fragment, Nicholas Henshue, Charles Mordhurst, and Lora Perkins

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Land Surface Phenology and Seasonality Using Cool Earthlight in Croplands of Eastern Africa and the Linkages to Crop Production, Woubet G. Alemu and Geoffrey M. Henebry

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Northern Eurasia Future Initiative (NEFI): Facing the Challenges and Pathways of Global Change in the Twenty-first Century, Pavel Groisman, Herman Shugart, David Kicklighter, Geoffrey Henebry, Nadezhda Tchebakova, Shamil Maksyutov, Erwan Monier, Garik Gutman, Sergey Gulev, Jiaguo Qi, Alexander Prishchepov, Elena Kukavskaya, Boris Porfiriev, Alexander Shiklomanov, Tatiana Loboda, Nikolay Shiklomanov, Son Nghiem, Kathleen Bergen, Jana Albrechtová, Jiquan Chen, Maria Shahgedanova, Anatoly Shvidenko, Nina Speranskaya, Amber Soja, Kirsten de Beurs, Olga Bulygina, Jessica McCarty, Qianlai Zhuang, and Olga Zolina

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Plant-Derived Smoke Influences Germination of Native and Invasive Plant Species, Joe Bennett and Lora Perkins

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Primers for Castilleja and their Utility Across Orobanchaceae: I. Chloroplast Primers, Maribeth Latvis, Sebastian M. E. Mortimer, Diego F. Morales-Briones, Samuel Torpey, Simon Uribe-Convers, Sarah J. Jacobs, Sarah Mathews, and David C. Tank

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Primers for Castilleja and their Utility Across Orobanchaceae: II. Single‐copy nuclear loci, Maribeth Latvis, Sarah J. Jacobs, Sebastian M. E. Mortimer, Melissa Richards, Paul D. Blischak, Sarah Mathews, and David C. Tank

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Using Phenological Niche Separation to Improve Management in a Northern Glaciated Plains Grassland, Joe Bennett, Alexander Smart, and Lora Perkins

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Weed Establishment and Persistence after Water Pipeline Installation and Reclamation in the Mixed Grass Prairie of Western North Dakota, Erin K. Espeland and Lora B. Perkins

Submissions from 2016

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A Comparison of Multiple Datasets for Monitoring Thermal Time in Urban Areas over the U.S. Upper Midwest, Cole Krehbiel and Geoffrey M. Henebry

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Age-specific Survival of Reintroduced Swift Fox in Badlands National Park and Surrounding Lands, Indrani Sasmal, Robert W. Klaver, Jonathan A. Jenks, and Greg M. Schroeder

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An Evaluation of Attractants to Increase Catch Rates and Deplete Age-0 Common Carp in Shallow South Dakota Lakes, Dray D. Carl, Michael J. Weber, and Michael L. Brown