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Rocky Mountain Research Station
Southwest Forest Science Complex
2500 S Pine Knoll Dr
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
- Interactions between microorganisms, native/exotic plants and soil properties
- Disturbance and land management effects on ecosystem processes
M.S. (Biology), Northern Arizona University 2007
B.S. (Botany; Chemistry), Northern Arizona University 2004
Owen, S. M., C. H. Sieg, C. A. Gehring. Tentatively accepted 11/2010. Rehabilitating Downy Brome (Bromus tectorum) Invaded Shrublands Using Imazapic and Seeding with Native Shrubs. Invasive Plant Science and Management.
Owen, S.M. 2010. Fuel Treatments Alter Native Plant Composition and Increase Non-Native Plant Cover. Invasive Species Science Newsletter: USDA Rocky Mountain Research Station. Issue 4.
Owen, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring and M.A. Bowker. 2009. Above- and Belowground Responses to Tree Thinning Depend on the Treatment of Tree Debris. Forest Ecology and Management.
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Álvarez-Sánchez, J., N.C. Johnson, A. Antoninka, V. Bala Chaudhary, M.K. Lau, S.M. Owen, P. Gauadarrama and S. Castillo. 2010. Large-Scale Diversity Patterns in Spore Communities of AM Fungi. In Mycorrhiza: Occurrence and Role In Natural and Restored Environments. Pagano MC (ed.) Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.
Formerly Suzanne Neal
Neal, S.M. 2007. Tree Thinning treatments alter soil properties, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and plant communities. M.S. Thesis, Northern Arizona University.
Neal, S.M., K. Christie, M. Currie, L. S. Davis, M. Hill and T. Ayers. 2006. Key to Rhamnus - Vascular Plants of Arizona: Rhamnaceae. Canotia 2 (1): 30-31, 46.
Owen, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring. 2009. Will seeding native shrubs and treating cheatgrass promote native plant communities? 8th Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, Flagstaff, AZ.
Overby, S. T., G. Gottfried, S. M. Owen and M. Battaglia. 2010. Impacts of woody debris additions in pinyon-juniper woodlands. Society of American Foresters, Albuquerque, NM.
Owen, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring. 2009. Fuels treatments in Pinyon-Juniper woodlands and seeding with native shrubs plus treating cheatgrass to promote native plant communities. Mechanical Mastication Workshop. USDA Forest Service, Dolores, CO.
Neal, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring. 2009. Shrub Restoration and the Use of Plateau Herbicide on Grazing Lands Affected by Cheatgrass Invasion. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
Neal, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A., Gehring M.A. Bowker. 2009. Fuel treatments alter soil properties, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and may favor exotic plants. 7th Forest Ecology Workshop, Logan, UT.
Neal, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring. 2009. Will seeding with native shrubs and using Plateau herbicide control cheatgrass and promote sustainable native plant communities? Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque, NM.
Neal, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C.A. Gehring. 2008. Shrub Restoration and the Use of Plateau Herbicide on Grazing Lands Affected by Cheatgrass Invasion. Southwest Vegetation Management Association. Flagstaff, AZ.
Neal, S.M., C. H. Sieg, C. Gehring. 2006. Fuel reduction treatments alter soil properties, nutrient availability and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities. 2006. 5th International Conference on Mycorrhiza: Granada, Spain.
Neal, S.M., C.H. Sieg, C. Gehring, N.C. Johnson. 2005. Mechanical mastication vs. slash burning treatments in a pinyon-juniper ecosystem: effects on understory plant communities and their arbuscular mycorrhizal associations. 8th Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau: Flagstaff, AZ.