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Darren K James
Range Management Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889
Room 247
2995 KNOX ST.
LAS CRUCES, NM, 88003


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Multi-scale ecosystem monitoring: an application of scaling data to answer multiple ecological questions - (Abstract Only) - (17-Apr-14)
A test of critical thresholds and their indicators in a desertification-prone ecosystem: more resilience than we thought Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Duniway, M., James, D.K., Burkett, L.M., Havstad, K.M. 2013. A test of critical thresholds and their indicators in a desertification-prone ecosystem: more resilience than we thought. Ecology Letters. 16:339-345.
Within-plant distribution of volatile compounds on the leaf surface of Flourensia cernua Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estell, R.E., James, D.K., Fredrickson, E.L., Anderson, D.M. 2013. Within-plant distribution of volatile compounds on the leaf surface of Flourensia cernua. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 48:144-150.
Livestock production in a world with less grass - (Abstract Only)
Havstad, K.M., Estell, R.E., Anderson, D.M., Schrader, T.S., James, D.K., Cibils, A.F. 2012. Livestock production in a world with less grass [abstract]. 17th Wildland Shrub Symposium, May 22-24, 2012, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 19-20.
Characterizing the spatial and temporal activities of free-ranging cows from GPS data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, D.M., Winters, C.D., Estell, R.E., Fredrickson, E.L., Dominec, M., Detweiler, C., Rus, D., James, D.K. 2012. Characterizing the spatial and temporal activities of free-ranging cows from GPS data. The Rangeland Journal. 34:149-161.
Increasing shrub use by livestock in a world with less grass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Estell, R.E., Havstad, K.M., Cibils, A.F., Fredrickson, E.L., Anderson, D.M., Schrader, T.S., James, D.K. 2012. Increasing shrub use by livestock in a world with less grass. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65:553-562.
Distribution of antiherbivory compounds in Flourensia cernua - (Abstract Only)
Estell, R.E., Fredrickson, E.L., James, D.K., Anderson, D.M. 2011. Distribution of antiherbivory compounds in Flourensia cernua [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89,E-Suppl. 1, p. 47-48, M124.
Prescribed burning to affect a state transition in a shrub-encroached desert grassland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Havstad, K.M., James, D.K. 2010. Prescribed burning to affect a state transition in a shrub-encroached desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:1324-1328.
Weed management using goats: Effects on water infiltration rate - (Abstract Only)
Tartowski, S.L., James, D.K. 2009. Weed management using goats: Effects on water infiltration rate [abstract]. 62nd Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Paper No. 75-7.
Multiple constraints on ecological restoration: Re-establishment of black grama grass (Bouteloua eriopoda) after intensive grazing - (Abstract Only)
Tartowski, S.L., James, D.K. 2008. Multiple constraints on ecological restoration: Re-establishment of black grama grass (Bouteloua eriopoda) after intensive grazing [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. COS 119-7.
Rodent density and the landscape of fear in the Chihuahaun Desert - (Abstract Only)
Laundre, J.W., Hernandez, L., Campanella, A., James, D.K. 2008. Rodent density and the landscape of fear in the Chihuahaun Desert [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. Paper No. COS 118-8.
Effects of goats on Tamarix spp. and understory vegetation for riparian restoration - (Abstract Only)
Tartowski, S.L., James, D.K. 2007. Effects of goats on Tamarix spp. and understory vegetation for riparian restoration [abstract]. Society for Range Management, 60th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, February 9-16, 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada. Paper No. 425. 2007 CDROM.
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