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Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Native grasslands management

Amanda Joy Ashworth
Research Associate II
Native warm season grasses

Groups and Facilities

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Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Research includes forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.



Examining the Relationship Between Grasslands and Soil Biodiversity, 2/2/2017


2 mentions

Native Grasslands 
Native grasses make up an important contribution to overall forage production and UTIA is working to help this critical part of our state's cattle industry and Ag economy.


Recent Publications

Influence of post-weaning management system during the finishing phase on grasslands or feedlot on aiming to improvement of the beef cattle production Barbero, R. P., E. B. Malheiros, R. N. Oakes, J. T. Mulliniks, L. M. Deviatti, J. F. W. Koscheck, E. P. Romanzini, A. C. Ferrari, D. M. Renesto, T. T. Berchielli, A. C. Ruggieri, and R. A. Reis.  2017.  Agricultural Systems.

Grassland bird conservation in the Central Hardwoods: How much and where do we implement conservation programs?.  Buehler, D. A., C. M. Lituma, C. Joos, and J. Fitzgerald.  2016.  Annual meeting of The Wildlife Society, Raleigh, NC.

Restoration of Grasslands on Working Landscapes: Pieces Parts and Process.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Mid-South Prairie Symposium, Clarksville, TN, May 25-26, 2016 (150 present) INVITED.

Minimal bias in surveys of grassland birds from roadsides.  Lituma, C. M., and D. A. Buehler.  2016.  Condor, 118:715-727.

Comparing conventional and novel methods of tick collection Mays, S., A. E. Houston, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2016.  Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 30, 123-134.

Resilience and Vulnerability of Carbon Cycling in North American Grasslands.  Pendall, E., L. B. Flanagan, S. Liu, S. DelGrosso, B. ElMaseri, J. Liu, R. T. Conant, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2016.  American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco CA.

Grasslands bird occupancy of production stands of native warm-season grass in the Mid-South USA West, A., P. D. Keyser, C. Lituma, D. A. Buehler, R. D. Applegate, and J. Morgan.  2016.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 80:1081-1090.

Converting oak forests to oak grasslands: thresholds in herbaceous response to canopy disturbance level on the Cumberland Plateau, TN.  Vander Yacht, A., P. D. Keyser, and C. Kwit.  2015.  5th Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA.

Utilizing aminocyclopyrachlor plus metsulfuron in tall fescue forage systems. Proc. 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Forage and Grassland Council.  Israel, T. D., G. N. Rhodes, G. E. Bates, T. C. Mueller, and J. C. Waller.  2014.  Proceedings.

Grasslands and Biofuels Striking a Balance.  Keyser, P. D., and D. A. Buehler.  2014.  Annual Meeting of The Wildlife Society.

Restoring imperiled grassland birds through grazing innovation in the eastern United States.  Lituma, C. M., P. D. Keyser, C. A. Harper, J. Morgan, and E. D. Holcomb.  2014.  132nd American Ornithologistsí Union Annual Meeting held in conjunction with 84th Annual Meeting of, Estes Park, CO, September 24-28, 2014.

Static osmolyte concentrations in microbial biomass during seasonal drought in a California grassland Boot, C. M., S. M. Schaeffer, and J. P. Schimel.  2013.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 57:356-361.