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Bibliography: Pinyon and Juniper Woodlands

Allen, E.A. and R.S. Nowak. 2008. Effect of Pinyon-Juniper Tree Cover on Soil Seed Bank. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61(1):63-73. Available here.

Bates, J.D., R.F. Miller and T.J. Svejcar. 2000. Understory dynamics in cut and uncut western juniper woodlands. Journal of Range Management 53(1):119-126. Available here.

Bates, J.D., R.F. Miller, and T. Svejcar. 2005. Long-term Successional Trends Following Western Juniper Cutting. Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:533-541. Available here.

Bates, J.D., T.J. Svejcar, and R.F. Miller. 2002. Effects of juniper cutting on nitrogen mineralization. Journal of Arid Environments 51:221-234. Available here.

Belsky, A.J. 1996. Viewpoint: Western juniper expansion: Is it a threat to arid northwestern ecosystems? Journal of Range Management 49(1):53-59. Available here.

Betancourt, J.L. 1987. Paleoecology of pinyon-juniper woodlands: summary. Pages 129-139 in R.L. Everett, compiler. Proceedings: Pinyon-Juniper Conference. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report INT-215.

Bradley, B.A. 2008. Relationships between expanding pinyon-juniper cover and topography in the central Great Basin, Nevada. Journal of Biogeography 35: 951-964. Available here.

Brown, J.K. 1974. Handbook for inventorying downed woody material. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Ogden, UT. General Technical Report INT-16. 48p. Available here.

Burkhardt, J.W. and E.W. Tisdale. 1976. Causes of juniper invasion in southwestern Idaho. Ecology 57:472-484. Available here.

Chambers, J. C., E. W. Schupp, and S. B. Vander Wall. 1999. Seed dispersal and seedling establishment of pinyon and juniper species within the pinyon-juniper woodland. Pages 29-34. In S. B. Monson, R. Stevens, R. J. Tausch, R. Miller, and S. Goodrich. Proceedings: Ecology and Management of Pinyon-Juniper Communities within the Interior West. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, General Technical Report, RMRS-P-9.

Chambers, J.C., S.B. Vander Wall, and E.W. Schupp. 1999. Seed and seedling ecology of pinyon and juniper species in the pygmy woodlands of western North America. Botanical Reviews 65(1):1-38. Available here.

Cole, K.L., J. Fisher, S.T. Arundel, J. Cannella, and S. Swift. 2007. Geographical and climatic limits of needle types of one- and two- needled pinyon pines. Journal of Biogeography 35(2):257-269. Available here.

Davenport, D.W., D.D. Breshears, B.P. Wilcox, and C.D. Allen. 1998. Viewpoint: sustainability of pinon-juniper woodlands: a unifying perspective of soil erosion thresholds. Journal of Range Management 51(2):231-240. Available here.

Davies, K.W., S.L. Petersen, D.D. Johnson, D.B. Davis, M.D. Madsen, D.L. Zvirzdin and J.D. Bates. 2010. Estimating Juniper Cover From National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) Imagery and Evaluating Relationships Between Potential Cover and Environmental Variables. Rangeland Ecology and Management 63:630-637. Available here.

Hood, S.M. and M. Miller, editors. 2007. Fire Ecology and Management of the Major Ecosystems of Southern Utah. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-202. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 110p. Available here.

Horman, C.S. and V.J. Anderson. 2003. Understory species response to Utah juniper litter. Journal of Range Management 56(1)68-71. Available here.

Jacobs, B.F. 2011. Spatial patterns and ecological drivers of historic piñon-juniper woodland expansion in the American southwest. Ecography 34:1085-1095. Available here.

Johnsen, Jr., T.N. and R.S. Dalen. 1990. Managing individual juniper and pinyon infestations with pelleted tebuthiuron or picloram. Journal of Range Management 43(3):249-252. Available here.

Johnson, D.D., and R.F. Miller. 2005. Structure and development of expanding western juniper woodlands as influenced by two topographic variables. Forest Ecology and Management 229:7-15. Available here.

Johnson, D.D. and R.F. Miller. 2008. Intermountain Presettlement Juniper: Distribution, Abundance, and Influence on Postsettlement Expansion. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61(1):82-92. Available here.

Madsen, M.D., D.L. Zvirzdin, S.L. Petersen, B.G. Hopkins, B.A. Roundy and D.G. Chandler. 2011. Soil Water Repellency within a Burned Piñon-Juniper Woodland: Spatial Distribution, Severity, and Ecohydrologic Implications. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1543-1553. Available here.

Miller, R.F. and J.A. Rose. 1995. Historic expansion of Juniperus occidentalis (western juniper) in southeastern Oregon. Great Basin Naturalist 55(1):37-45. Available here.

Miller, R.F. and J.A. Rose. 1999. Fire history and western juniper encroachment in sagebrush steppe. Journal of Range Management 52:550-559. Available here.

Miller, R.F., J.D. Bates, T.J. Svejcar, F.B. Pierson, and L.E. Eddleman. 2005. Biology, Ecology, and Management of Western Juniper. Oregon State University, Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 152. Available here.

Miller, R.F. and P.E. Wigand. 1994. Holocene Changes in Semiarid Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands: Response to climate, fire, and human activities in the US Great Basin. 1994. BioScience 44(7):465-474. Available here.

Miller, R.F. and R.J. Tausch. 2002. The role of fire in juniper and pinyon woodlands: a descriptive analysis. Proceedings: The First National Congress on Fire, Ecology, Prevention, and Management. San Diego, CA, Nov. 27 - Dec. 1, 2000. Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL. Available here.

Miller, R.F., R. Tausch, and W. Waichler. 1999. Old-growth juniper and pinyon woodlands. Pages 375-384 in S.B. Monsen and R. Stevens, compilers. Proceedings: ecology and management of pinyon-juniper communities within the interior west. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-9.

Miller, R.F., R.J. Tausch, E.D. McArthur, D.D. Johnson, and S.C. Sanderson. 2008. Age structure and expansion of pinon-juniper woodlands: a regional perspective in the Intermountain West. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-69. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 15 p. Available here.

Miller, R.F., T.J. Svejcar, and J.A. Rose. 2000. Impacts of western juniper on plant community composition and structure. Journal of Range Management 53:574-585. Available here.

Nowak, R.S., D.J. Moore and R.J. Tausch. 1999. Ecophysiological patterns of pinyon and juniper. In: Monsen, S.B., R. Stevens, R.J. Tausch, R. Miller, S. Goodrich. 1999. Proceedings: Ecology and management of pinyon-juniper communities within the interior west. Sept. 15-18, 1997, Provo, UT. Proceedings RMRS-P-9, Ogden, Ut: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 35-46.

Page, D.H. 2008. Preliminary thinning guidelines using stand density index for the maintenance of uneven-aged pinyon-juniper ecosystems. In: Gottfried, Gerald J.; Shaw, John D.; Ford, Paulette L., compilers. 2008. Ecology, management, and restoration of piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine ecosystems: combined proceedings of the 2005 St. George, Utah and 2006 Albuquerque, New Mexico workshops. Proceedings RMRS-P-51. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 104-112. Available here.

Pierson, F.B., J.D. Bates, T.J. Svejcar, and S.P. Hardegree. 2007. Runoff and erosion after cutting western juniper. Rangeland Ecology and Management 60:285-292. Available here.

Rau, B.M. 2009. Assessing Carbon and Nitrogen in a Central Nevada Pinyon Woodland with Tree Encroachment and Prescribed Fire. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Nevada, Reno. Reno, NV. Available here.

Romme, W.H., C.D. Allen, J.D. Bailey, W.L. Baker, B.T. Bestelmeyer, P.M. Brown, K.S. Eisenhart, M.L. Floyd, D.W. Huffman, B.F. Jacobs, R.F. Miller, E.H. Muldavin, T.W. Swetnam, R.J. Tausch and P.J. Weisberg. 2009. Historical and Modern Disturbance Regimes, Stand Structures, and Landscape Dynamics in Piñon-Juniper Vegetation of the Western United States. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:208-222. Available here.

Roundy, B.A. and J.L. Vernon. 1999. Watershed values and conditions associated with pinyon-juniper communities. Pages 172-187. In Proceedings: Ecology and management of pinyon-juniper communities in the Interior West. Monsen, S.B. and R. Stevens, compilers. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, RMRS-P-9, Ogden, Utah.

Schupp, E. W., J. C. Chambers, S. Vander Wall, J. M. Gomez, and M. Fuentes. 1999. Pinon and juniper seed dispersal and seedling recruitment processes at woodland ecotones. In E. D. McArthur, W. K. Ostler, and C. L. Wamboldt, compilers. Proceedings: Shrubland Ecotones, August 12-14, 1998, Provo, UT. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, RMRS-P-11.

Soule, P.T. and P.A. Knapp. Western juniper expansion on adjacent disturbed and near-relict sites. Journal of Range Management 52(5)525-533. Available here.

Tausch, R.J. 1999. Transitions and thresholds: influences and implications for management in pinyon and Utah juniper woodlands. In: Monsen, S.B., R. Stevens, R.J. Tausch, R. Miller, S. Goodrich. 1999. Proceedings: ecology and management of pinyon-juniper communities within the interior west. 1997 Sept. 15-18, Provo, UT. Proceedings RMRS-P-9, Ogden, Ut: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 361-365.

Tausch, R. J. 1999. Historic pinyon and juniper woodland development. Pages 12-19. in S. B.Monson and R. Stevens, comp. Proceedings: Ecology and Management of Pinyon-Juniper Communities within the Interior West. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. RMRS-P-9.

Tausch, R.J., and N.E. West. 1995. Plant species composition patterns with differences in tree dominance on a southwestern Utah pinyon-juniper site. In: Shaw, D.W, E.F. Aldon, C. LoSapio, Coords. Desired future conditions for pinyon-juniper ecosystems; 1994 August 8-12; Flagstaff, AZ. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-258. Fort Collins, CO; USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16-23.

Tausch, R.J., N.E. West and A.A. Nabi. 1981. Tree age and dominance patterns in Great Basin pinyon-juniper woodlands. Journal of Range Management 34(4)259-264. Available here.

Tausch, R.J. and P.T. Tueller. 1990. Foliage biomass and cover relationships between tree- and shrub-dominated communities in pinyon-juniper woodlands. Great Basin Naturalist 50:121-134. Available here.

Tausch, R.J. and P.T. Tueller. 1977. Plant succession following chaining of pinyon-juniper woodlands in eastern Nevada. Journal of Range Management 30(1):44-49. Available here.

Tausch, R.J. and R. S. Nowak. 1999. Fifty years of ecotone change between shrub and tree dominance in the Jack Springs pinyon research natural area. In: McArthur, E. D., Ostler, W.K., Wamboldt, C.L. Comps. 1999. Proceedings: Shrubland Ecotones. 1998 August 12-14, Ephraim, UT. Proceedings RMRS-P-11 pp. 71-77.

Waichler, W.S., R.F. Miller and P.S. Doescher. 2001. Community characteristics of old-growth western juniper woodlands. Journal of Range Management 54(5):518-527. Available here.

Wall, T.G., R.F. Miller and T.J. Svejcar. 2001. Juniper encroachment into aspen in the Northwest Great Basin. Journal of Range Management 54(6):691-698. Available here.

Weisberg, P.J., D. Ko, C. Py, and J.M. Bauer. 2008. Modeling fire and landform influences on the distribution of old-growth pinyon-juniper. Landscape Ecology 23(8), published online July 31, 2008. Available here.

West, N.E. and N. Van Pelt. 1986. Successional patterns in pinyon-juniper woodlands. Pages 43-52 in Proceedings, Pinyon-Juniper Conference, USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station General Technical Report INT-58.

West, N.E., R.J. Tausch, K.H. Rea and P.T. Tueller. 1998. A management-oriented classification of pinyon-juniper woodlands of the Great Basin. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-12. Available here.

West, N.E., R.J. Tausch, K.H. Rea and P.T. Tueller. 1978. Taxonomic determination, distribution, and ecological indicator values of sagebrush within pinyon-juniper woodlands of the Great Basin. Journal of Range Management 31(2):87-91. Available here.

Van Pelt, N.S. and N.E. West. 1993. Interactions of pinyon and juniper trees with tebuthiuron applications at 2 matched reinvaded sites in Utah. Journal of Range Management 46(1)76-81. Available here.

Yorks, T.P., N.E. West, and K.M. Capels. 1994. Changes in pinyon-juniper woodlands in western Utah's Pine Valley between 1930-1989. Journal of Range Management 47(5)359-365. Available here.

Young, J.A. and R.A. Evans. 1981. Demography and fire history of a western juniper stand. Journal of Range Management 34(6)501-505. Available here.

Zlotin, R.I. and R.R. Parmenter. 2008. Patterns of mast production in pinyon and juniper woodlands along a precipitation gradient in central New Mexico (Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge). Journal of Arid Environments 72: 1562-1572. Available here.

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