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    • Stability analysis of stem solidness, grain yield, and grain protein concentration in spring wheat 

      Subedi, Maya; Cárcamo, Héctor A.; Knodel, Janet J.; Weaver, David K.; Cuthbert, Richard D.; Pozniak, Curtis J.; Nilsen, Kirby T.; Beres, Brian L. (Canadian Science Publishing, 2021-08)
      The wheat stem sawfly, Cephus cinctus Norton (Hymenoptera: Cephidae), is a major pest of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) in the northern Great Plains, where it is a constant threat in Montana and is resurging in Alberta, ...
    • Farming system effects on biologically mediated plant–soil feedbacks 

      Menalled, Uriel D.; Seipel, Tim; Menalled, Fabian D. (Cambridge University Press, 2020-01)
      Cropping system characteristics such as tillage intensity, crop identity, crop-livestock integration and the application of off-farm synthetic inputs influence weed abundance, plant community composition and crop-weed ...
    • Risk Assessment for the Establishment of Vespa mandarinia (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) in the Pacific Northwest, United States 

      Norderud, Erik D; Powell, Scott L; Peterson, Robert K D (Oxford University Press, 2021-07)
      The recent introduction of the Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia Smith, in the United States in late 2019 has raised concerns about its establishment in the Pacific Northwest and its potential deleterious effects on ...
    • Stream Dissolved Organic Matter in Permafrost Regions Shows Surprising Compositional Similarities but Negative Priming and Nutrient Effects 

      Wologo, Ethan; Shakil, Sarah; Zolkos, Scott; Textor, Sadie; Ewing, Stephanie; Klassen, Jane; Spencer, Robert G. M.; Podgorski, David C.; Tank, Suzanne E.; Baker, Michelle A.; O'Donnell, Jonathan A.; Wickland, Kimberly P.; Foks, Sydney S. W.; Zarnetske, Jay P; Lee‐Cullin, Joseph; Liu, Futing; Yang, Yuanhe; Kortelainen, Pirkko; Kolehmainen, Jaana; Dean, Joshua F.; Vonk, Jorien E.; Holmes, Robert M.; Pinay, Gilles; Powell, Michaela M.; Howe, Jansen; Frei, Rebecca J.; Bratsman, Samuel P.; Abbott, Benjamin W. (American Geophysical Union, 2021-01)
      Permafrost degradation is delivering bioavailable dissolved organic matter (DOM) and inorganic nutrients to surface water networks. While these permafrost subsidies represent a small portion of total fluvial DOM and nutrient ...
    • Using Remote Sensing and Machine Learning to Locate Groundwater Discharge to Salmon-Bearing Streams 

      Gerlach, Mary E.; Rains, Kai C.; Guerrón-Orejuela, Edgar J.; Kleindl, William J.; Downs, Joni; Landry, Shawn M.; Rains, Mark C. (MDPI AG, 2021-12)
      We hypothesized topographic features alone could be used to locate groundwater discharge, but only where diagnostic topographic signatures could first be identified through the use of limited field observations and geologic ...
    • Weed-Suppressive Bacteria Fail to Control Bromus tectorum Under Field Conditions 

      Reinhart, Kurt O.; Carlson, Chris H.; Feris, Kevin P.; Germino, Matthew J.; Jandreau, Clancy J.; Lazarus, Brynne E.; Mangold, Jane; Pellatz, Dave W.; Ramsey, Philip; Rinella, Matthew J.; Valliant, Morgan (Elsevier BV, 2020-11)
      The exotic winter annual grass Bromus tectorum L. (downy brome or cheatgrass) infests millions of hectares of western rangelands. Weed-suppressive bacteria (ACK55 and D7 strains of Pseudomonas fluorescens Migula 1895) have ...
    • Planting date and seeding rate of field pea in the semi‐arid high plains of Nebraska 

      Koeshall, Samuel T.; Easterly, Amanda C.; Werle, Rodrigo; Stepanovic, Strahinja V.; Creech, Cody F. (Wiley, 2020-11)
      Results from initial experiments in western Nebraska suggest that opportunity exists to decrease seeding rates of pea (Pisum sativum L.) to optimize yield while maintaining partial net return. Refined planting recommendations, ...
    • Registration of ‘Bobcat’ hard red winter wheat 

      Bruckner, P. L.; Berg, J. E.; Lamb, P. F.; Kephart, K. D.; Eberly, J. O.; Miller, J. H.; Chen, C.; Torrion, J. A.; Pradhan, G. P.; Ramsfield, R.; Nash, D. L.; Holen, D. L.; Cook, J. P.; Gale, S.; Jin, Y.; Kolmer, J.; Chen, X.; Bai, G. (Wiley, 2020-06)
      ‘Bobcat’ (Reg. no. CV-1161, PI 693235) hard red winter (HRW) wheat (TriticumaestivumL.) was developed and released by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station in September 2019. Bobcat is of unknown pedigree, derived ...
    • Registration of ‘Bobcat’ hard red winter wheat 

      Bruckner, P. L.; Berg, J. E.; Lamb, P. F.; Kephart, K. D.; Eberly, J. O.; Miller, J. H.; Chen, C.; Torrion, J. A.; Pradhan, G. P.; Ramsfield, R.; Nash, D. L.; Holen, D. L.; Cook, J. P.; Gale, S.; Jin, Y.; Kolmer, J.; Chen, X.; Bai, G. (Wiley, 2020-06)
      ‘Flathead’ (Reg. no. CV-1164, PI 693237) hard red winter (HRW) wheat (TriticumaestivumL.) was developed and released by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station in 2019. Flathead was derived from a composite of two very ...
    • Registration of ‘StandClear CLP’ hard red winter wheat 

      Berg, J. E.; Kephart, K. D.; Lamb, P. F.; Davis, E. S.; Eberly, J. O.; Miller, J. H.; Chen, C.; Pradhan, G. P.; Torrion, J. A.; Ramsfield, R.; Smith, V.; Nash, D. L.; Holen, D. L.; Cook, J. P.; Gale, S.; Jin, Y.; Chen, X.; Bruckner, P.L. (Wiley, 2020-06)
      ‘StandClear CLP’ (Reg. no. CV-1162, PI 693236) hard red winter (HRW) wheat(Triticum aestivumL.) was developed and released by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and exclusively licensed to Loveland Products, Inc., ...
    • Impacts of Dryland Cropping Systems on Ground Beetle Communities (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Northern Great Plains 

      DuPre, Mary E; Weaver, David K; Seipel, Tim F; Menalled, Fabian D (Oxford University Press, 2021-01)
      Ground beetles are natural predators of insect pests and small seeds in agroecosystems. In semiarid cropping systems of the Northern Great Plains, there is a lack of knowledge to how ground beetles are affected by diversified ...
    • Plant community responses to integrating livestock into a reduced‐till organic cropping system 

      Larson, Christian D.; Menalled, Fabian D.; Lehnhoff, Erik A.; Seipel, Tim (Wiley, 2021-03)
      The problems with herbicide- and tillage-based weed management in agriculture are well doc-umented and have precipitated research intofinding alternatives. Integrating livestock grazing intoorganic agroecosystems has ...
    • First records, phenology, habitat, and host-plant associations of <i>Macrotera opuntiae</i> (Cockerell) (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) in Montana 

      Delphia, Casey; Griswold, Terry (The University of Kansas, 2021-05)
      Macrotera (Cockerellula) opuntiae (Cockerell) is a minute bee oligolectic on cacti and one of the few stone-nesting bee species. We document the first records of M. opuntiae in Montana, USA, a considerable range expansion ...
    • Plant Volatiles and Oviposition Behavior in the Selection of Barley Cultivars by Wheat Stem Sawfly (Hymenoptera: Cephidae) 

      Achhami, Buddhi B; Reddy, Gadi V P; Hofland, M L; Sherman, Jamie D; Peterson, Robert K D; Weaver, David K (Oxford University Press, 2021-08)
      Wheat stem sawfly, [Cephus cinctus (Hymenoptera: Cephidae)], females display complex behaviors for host selection and oviposition. Susceptible hollow stem wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars release a greater amount of ...
    • The spatial variability of NDVI within a wheat field: Information content and implications for yield and grain protein monitoring 

      Stoy, Paul C.; Khan, Anam M.; Wipf, Aaron; Silverman, Nick; Powell, Scott L. (Public Library of Science, 2022-03)
      Wheat is a staple crop that is critical for feeding a hungry and growing planet, but its nutritive value has declined as global temperatures have warmed. The price offered to producers depends not only on yield but also ...
    • Isotopic signals in an agricultural watershed suggest denitrification is locally intensive in riparian areas but extensive in upland soils 

      Sigler, W. A.; Ewing, S. A.; Wankel, S. D.; Jones, C. A.; Leuthold, S.; Brookshire, E. N. J.; Payn, R. A. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2022-02)
      Nitrogen loss from cultivated soils threatens the economic and environmental sustainability of agriculture. Nitrate (NO3−) derived from nitrification of nitrogen fertilizer and ammonified soil organic nitrogen may be lost ...
    • Aerobic bacterial methane synthesis 

      Wang, Qian; Alowaifeer, Abdullah; Kerner, Patricia; Balasubramanian, Narayanaganesh; Patterson, Angela; Christian, William; Tarver, Angela; Dore, John E.; Hatzenpichler, Roland; Bothner, Brian; McDermott, Timothy R. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021-06)
      Reports of biogenic methane (CH4) synthesis associated with a range of organisms have steadily accumulated in the literature. This has not happened without controversy and in most cases the process is poorly understood at ...
    • Scientific access into Mercer Subglacial Lake: scientific objectives, drilling operations and initial observations 

      Priscu, John C.; Kalin, Jonas; Winans, John; Campbell, Timothy; Siegfried, Matthew R.; Skidmore, Mark; Dore, John E.; Leventer, Amy; Harwood, David M.; Duling, Dennis; Zook, Robert; Burnett, Justin; Gibson, Dar; Krula, Edward; Mironov, Anatoly; McManis, Jim; Roberts, Graham; Rosenheim, Brad E.; Christner, Brent C.; Kasic, Kathy; Fricker, Helen A.; Lyons, W. Berry; Barker, Joel; Bowling, Mark; Collings, Billy; Davis, Christina; Gagnon, Al; Gardner, Christopher; Gustafson, Chloe; Kim, Ok-Sun; Li, Wei; Michaud, Alex; Patterson, Molly O.; Tranter, Martyn; Venturelli, Ryan; Vick-Majors, Trista; Elsworth, Cooper (Cambridge University Press, 2021-06)
      The Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access (SALSA) Project accessed Mercer Subglacial Lake using environmentally clean hot-water drilling to examine interactions among ice, water, sediment, rock, microbes and carbon ...
    • Climate change and micro-topography are facilitating the mountain invasion by a non-native perennial plant species 

      Larson, Christian D.; Pollnac, Fredric W.; Schmitz, Kaylee; Rew, Lisa J. (Pensoft Publishers, 2021-05)
      Mountainous areas and their endemic plant diversity are threatened by global climate change and invasive species. Mountain plant invasions have historically been minimal, however, climate change and increased anthropogenic ...
    • Groundwater-Mediated Influences of Beaver-Mimicry Stream Restoration: AModeling Analysis 

      Bobst, Andrew L.; Payn, Robert A.; Shaw, Glenn D. (Wiley Periodicals LLC on behalf of American Water Resources Association, 2022-07)
      Beaver-mimicry stream restoration (BMR) involves the alteration of a stream channel to approximate the effects of beaver activity. Project objectives often include increasing groundwater storage and dry-season streamflow, ...

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