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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Aquatic and Riparian Weed Management to Protect U.S. Water Resources in the Far West United States

Location: Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Benefits of controlling nuisance aquatic plants and algae in the United States - (Review Article)
Getsinger, K., Dibble, E., Rodgers, J.H., Spencer, D.F. 2014. Benefits of controlling nuisance aquatic plants and algae in the United States. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology Commentary. QTA2014-1. CAST, Ames, Iowa.
Evaluation of stem injection for managing giant reed (Arundo donax)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F. 2014. Evaluation of stem injection for managing giant reed (Arundo donax). Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B:Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes. 49:(9) 633-638. DOI:10.1080/03601234.2014.922397
Seed size and nutrient content variation for twenty-one invasive and native California and Oregon taxa of the tribe Cynareae (Asteraceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(30-Mar-14)
2013. Wetlands. In: Mooney, H. and Zavaleta, E., Editors. Ecosystems of California: a Source Book. Berkeley, Ca: University of California Press, P. - (Book / Chapter)
(23-Oct-13)
Impacts of mowing and bud destruction on Centaurea solstitialis growth, flowering, root dynamics and soil moisture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F., Enloe, S.F., Pitcairn, M.J., Di Tomaso, J.M. 2014. Impacts of mowing and bud destruction on Centaurea solstitialis growth, flowering, root dynamics and soil moisture. Weed Research. 54:140-150.
Reducing rice field algae and cyanobacteria abundance by altering phosphorus fertilizer applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F., Linquist, B.A. 2014. Reducing rice field algae and cyanobacteria abundance by altering phosphorus fertilizer applications. Paddy and Water Environment. 12:147-154.
Native plant restoration combats environmental change: development of carbon and nitrogen sequestration capacity using small cordgrass in European salt marshes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curado, G., Rubio-Casai, A., Figueroa, E., Grewell, B.J., Castillo, J.M. 2013. Native plant restoration combats environmental change: development of carbon and nitrogen sequestration capacity using small cordgrass in European salt marshes. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 185:8439-8449. DOI 10.1007/s10661-013-3185-4.
An evaluation of flooding risks associated with giant reed (Arundo donax) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F., Colby, L., Norris, G.G. 2103. An evaluation of flooding risks associated with giant reed (Arundo donax). Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 28:397-409. DOI: www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02705060.2013.769467.
Predicting Eurasian watermilfoil's (Myriophylum spicatum L.) distribution and response to biological control in Fall River, California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F., Carruthers, R.I. 2013. Predicting Eurasian watermilfoil's (Myriophylum spicatum L.) distribution and response to biological control in Fall River, California. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 51:7-14.
Wastewater polishing by a channelized macrophyte-dominated wetland and anaerobic digestion of the harvested phytomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, M.J., Hare, C., Kozlowski, J., Mccormick, R.S., Chen, L., Parish, M., Schneider, L., Knight, Z., Nelson, T.A., Grewell, B.J. 2012. Wastewater polishing by a channelized macrophyte-dominated wetland and anaerobic digestion of the harvested phytomass. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. 48(3):319-330.
Response of Arundo Donax to Intermittent Shading     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.F. 2012. Response of Arundo Donax to Intermittent Shading. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 5:317-322.
A functional trait perspective on plant invasion - (Review Article)
Drenovsky, R.E., Grewell, B.J., D'Antonio, C.M., Funk, J.L., James, J.J., Molinari, N., Parker, I.M., Richards, C.L. 2012. A functional trait perspective on plant invasion. Annals Of Botany. 110:141-153.
Managing phosphorus fertilizer to reduce algae, maintain water quality, and sustain yields in water-seeded rice     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundy, M.E., Spencer, D.F., Van Kessel, C., Hill, J.E., Linquist, B.A. 2012. Managing phosphorus fertilizer to reduce algae, maintain water quality, and sustain yields in water-seeded rice. Field Crops Research. 131(2012):81-87 doi:10.1016/j.fcr.2012.03.005.
Flora and ecological profile of native and exotic estuarine wetland vegetation by hydrogeomorphic setting at Rush Ranch, Suisun Marsh - (Government Publication)
Grewell, B.J., Whitcraft, C., Baye, P. 2011. Flora and ecological profile of native and exotic estuarine wetland vegetation by hydrogeomorphic setting at Rush Ranch, Suisun Marsh. Pg. 79-144 in: Ferner, M.C. editor, 2011. A profile of the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. San Francisco, California. 345 p. plus appendix.
Spongeplant Spreading in the Delta - (Popular Publication)
Anderson, L.W., Akers, P. 2011. Spongeplant Spreading in the Delta. California Invasive Plant Council. Cal-IPC News-Spring 2011, Vol. 19, No. 1; p.4-5.
Last Modified: 10/30/2014
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