Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Shannon C. Mueller Ph.D.

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County Director and Agronomy Farm Advisor
Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 241-7527
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Also in:
Madera County

Education

Ph.D. Agronomy, Cornell University. 1990

Specialty

Agronomy, alfalfa seed, hay production, seed certification, forage crops, pollination and honeybee management, oil seed crop production, and dry beans.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Hagler, J.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). "A method for synchronous and distinct marking of honey bees, Apis mellifera, originating from multiple apiary locations." Journal of Insect Science 11: 143.
  • Hagler, J.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). "Foraging range of honey bees, Apis mellifera, in alfalfa seed production fields." Journal of Insect Science 44: 144.
  • Undersander, D.; Martin, N., et al. (2009). Review of Roundup Ready Alfalfa. Forage and Grazinglands.
  • Mueller, S.; Teuber, L. (2008). Alfalfa Growth and Development. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones.C. Summers and D. Putnam. Oakland, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3512
  • Mueller, S. (2008). Alfalfa Seed Production in California. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones.C. Summers and D. Putnam. Oakland, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3512
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (2008). Alfalfa Stand Establishment. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones.C. Summers and D. Putnam. Oakland, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3512
  • Orloff, S.; Mueller, S. (2008). Harvest: Curing, Preservation, and Storage of Alfalfa. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones.C. Summers and D. Putnam. Oakland, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3512
  • Mueller, S.; Undersander, D., et al. (2008). Utilization of Alfalfa for Industrial and Other Uses. Irrigated Alfalfa Management in Mediterranean and Desert Zones.C. Summers and D. Putnam. Oakland, CA, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3512
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2007). Ascochyta Blight of Garbanzos. University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication #8259
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2007). Sclerotinia Stem Rot of Garbanzos. University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication #8260
  • Higginbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (2006). "Effect of Lactobacillus buchneri applied to alfalfa hay treated at high moisture." Journal of Dairy Science 89(1): 24.
  • Mueller, S.; Summers, C., et al. (2005). "Composition of Lygus species found in selected argonomic crops and weeds in the San Joaquin Valley, California." Southwestern Entomologist 30(2): 121-127.
  • Mueller, S.; Summers, C., et al. (2005). "Strip cutting alfalfa for lygus management: Forage quality implications." Crop Management
  • Summers, C.; Goodell, P., et al. (2004). Lygus Bug Management by Alfalfa Harvest Manipulation. Encyclopedia of Pest Management.
  • Van Deynze, A.; Putnam, D., et al. (2004). Roundup Ready Alfalfa - An Emerging Technology. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication #8153: 12.
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P., et al. (2003). A Field Key to the Most Common Lygus Species Found in Agronomic Crops of the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication #8104
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P., et al. (2003). Key Features of Common Lygus Species in the Central San Joaquin Valley. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication #8105
  • Prather, T.; Lanini, W., et al. (2000). "Interplanting Grasses into Alfalfa Controls Weeds in Older Stands." California Agriculture 54(6): 37-42.
  • Higginbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). "Effect of Inoculants Containing Propionic Acid-Producing Bacteria on Fermentation and Aerobic Stability of Corn Silage." Journal of Dairy Science 81: 2185-2192.
  • Higginbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (1997). "Effect of Propionic Acid Producing Bacterial Inoculants on Corn Silage Fermentation and Aerobic Stability." Journal of Dairy Science 80(1): 220.
  • Sulc, R.; Albrecht, K., et al. (1997). "Field Testing a Rapid Method for Estimating Alfalfa Quality." Agronomy Journal 89: 952-957.
  • Higginbotham, G.; DePeters, E., et al. (1996). "Effect of Propionic Acid Producing Bacteria on Corn Silage Fermentation." The Professional Animal Scientist 12: 176-180.
  • Higginbotham, G.; Collar, C., et al. (1994). "Effect of an Enzyme Preparation on Ensiling Characteristics of Corn Silage." Journal of Dairy Science 77(1): 63.
  • Higginbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (1994). "Effects of an Enzyme Addition on Corn Silage Fermentation." The Professional Animal Scientist 10: 163-168.
  • Fick, G.; Mueller, S. (1989). Alfalfa: Quality, Maturity, and Mean Stage of Development. Extension Publication. Ithaca, NY, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.
  • Mueller, S.; Fick, G. (1989). "Converting Alfafa Development Measurements from Mean Stage by Count to Mean Stage by Weight." Crop Science 29(3): 821-823.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Frate, C.A.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2011). Evaluating Deficit Irrigation of Blackeye Cowpeas Under Variable Plant Densities. Proceedings of the CA Chapter ASA Plant and Soil Conference, Fresno, CA,
  • Teuber, L.R.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2011). Gene flow in commercial alfalfa fields and implications to isolation and seed certification. The Science of Gene Flow in Agriculture and its Role in Co-existence Proceedings, Washington D. C,
  • Mueller, S.C.; Teuber, L.R, et al. (2011). Gene flow in seed alfalfa: A summary of recent research. Proceedings Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium, Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Hagler, J.R.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). Movement of honeybees in alfalfa. The Science of Gene Flow in Agriculture and its Role in Co-existence,
  • Hagler, J.R.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2011). Movement of honeybees in alfalfa. The Science of Gene Flow in Agriculture and its Role in Co-existence Proceedings, Washington D.C,
  • Mueller, S.C.; Schwankl, L.J., et al. (2011). Optimizing Drip Irrigation Systems for Alfalfa Seed Production in the Central San Joaquin Valley I. A Preliminary Report from the First Year of Research. Proceedings Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium, Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Schwankl, L.J.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2011). Optimizing Drip Irrigation Systems for Alfalfa Seed Production in the Central San Joaquin Valley II. Drip Irrigation System Considerations. Proceedings Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium, Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Hutmacher, R.B.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2011). Optimizing Drip Irrigation Systems for Alfalfa Seed Production in the Central San Joaquin Valley III. Infrared Thermometry and Crop Water Stress Index with Deficit Irrigation. Proceedings Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium, Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.C.; Putnam, D.H. (2011). Sampling Protocol for Alfalfa Hay, Greenchop, and Silage (Haylage).
  • Frate, C.A.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2010). Evaluating Deficit Irrigation of Blackeye Cowpeas Under Variable Plant Densities. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings. Long Beach, CA,: 181.
  • Frate, C.A.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2010). Garbanzo Fungicide Trial for Ascochyta Blight and Sclerotinia Crown and Stem Rot. University of California Dry Bean Research 2010 Progress Report. 531-D North Alta Avenue, Dinuba, CA 93618, California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 43-44.

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