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
  • Higgenbotham, 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.
  • 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). 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.
  • Higgenbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). "Effect of Inoculants Containing Propionic Acid-Producing Bacteria on Fermentation and Aerobic Stability on Corn Silage." Journal of Dairy Science 81: 2185-2192.
  • Higgenbotham, 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.
  • Higgenbotham, G.; DePeters, E., et al. (1996). "Effect of Propionic Acid Producing Bacteria on Corn Silage Fermentation." The Professional Animal Scientist 12: 176-180.
  • Higgenbotham, G.; Collar, C., et al. (1994). "Effect of an Enzyme Preparation on Ensiling Characteristics of Corn Silage." Journal of Dairy Science 77(1): 63.
  • Higgenbotham, G.; Mueller, S., et al. (1994). "Effects of an Enzyme Addition on Corn Sillage 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.; Mueller, S., et al. (2012). 201 Lygus Bug Management Trial in Blackeyes. University of California Dry Bean Research 2011 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 40-47.
  • Putnam, D.; Mueller, S., et al. (2012). Key Practices for Alfalfa Stand Establishment. California Alfalfa and Grain Symposium (Proceedings), Sacramento, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension, Agronomy Research and Extension Center, Plant Sciences Department, University of California Davis (95616).
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2012). Managing Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot of Alfalfa. CAPCA (California Asociation of Pest Control Advisers) Adviser. 15: 32-38.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2012). Variety Selection - Choosing the Best for your Field. California Alfalfa and Grain Symposium (Proceedings), Sacramento, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension, Agronomy Research and Extension Center, Plant Sciences Department, University of California Davis (95616).
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). Evaluating Deficit Irrigation of Blackeye Cowpeas Under Variable Plant Densities. California Chapter ASA (American Society of Agronomy) Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Fresno, CA,
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). Garbanzo Fungicide Trial for Ascochyta Blight and Sclerotinia Crown and Stem Rot. University of California Dry Bean Research 2010 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 43-44.
  • Teuber, L.; Mueller, S., 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.; Teuber, L., et al. (2011). Gene flow in seed alfalfa: A summary of recent research. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Schwankl, L., et al. (2011). Gene flow in seed alfalfa: A summary of recent research. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (2011). Honey Bees and Colony Evaluation - An Online Learning Program. 2011 Research Update, Almond Board of California, 39th Almond Industry Conference. Modesto, CA,: 36.
  • Hagler, J.; Mueller, S., 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.; Schwankl, L., 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. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Schwankl, L.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). Optimizing Drip Irrigation Systems for Alfalfa Seed Production in the Central San Joaquin Valley II. Drip Irrigation System Considerations. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Hutmacher, R.; Mueller, S., 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. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Putnam, D.; Mueller, S., et al. (2011). Principles for Coexistence between Genetically-Engineered and Conventional or Organic Alfalfa. Agronomy Abstracts. Madison, WI, American Society of Agronomy.
  • Mueller, S.; Putnam, D. (2011). Sampling Protocol for Alfalfa Hay, Greenchop, and Silage (Haylage). WDR Reference Binder.
  • Sanden, B.; Goodell, P., et al. (2010). Deficit Irrigation of Blackeyes with Alternate Furrow and Reduced Irrigation Frequency, Variable Plant Populations and Impact on Lygus Counts, Yield, and Quality. University of California Dry Bean Research 2009 Progress Report. University of California and California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 46-52.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., 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.; Mueller, S., et al. (2010). Evaluating Deficit Irrigation of Blackeye Cowpeas Under Variable Plant Densities. Agronomy Abstracts 177-1. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA (American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America) 2010 International Annual Meetings (Poster and Abstract). Long Beach, CA, American Society of Agronomy. 177-1
  • Mueller, S.; Schwankl, L., et al. (2010). Evaluation of Deficit Irrigation Strategies in Blackeyes Under Variable Plant Densities. University of California Dry Bean Research 2009 Progress Report. University of California and California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 36-45.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., 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.
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P. (2009). Managing Lygus in Seed Alfalfa. International IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Conference (Abstracts). Portland, OR,
  • Mueller, S.; Putnam, D. (2009). Sampling Alfalfa Hay. Dairy Quality Assurance Program WDR (Waste Discharge Requirements) General Order Reference Binder.
  • Mathews, M.; Frate, C., et al. (2009). Sampling Alfalfa, Corn, and Winter Forages for Greenchop of Silage. Dairy Quality Assurance Program WDR (Waste Discharge Requirements) General Order Reference Binder.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2008). Evaluating Herbicides ofr Weed Control in Blackeye Cowpeas Under No-Till and Reduced Till Production. University of California Dry Bean Research 2008 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 39-42.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2008). Management of Sclerotinia Crown and Stem Rot of Alfalfa. UC Plant Protection Quarterly. 18: 1-9.
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P. (2008). "Managing Lygus in Seed Alfalfa." Journal of Insect Science 8: 49.
  • Mueller, S. (2008). Producing Quality Alfalfa Seed for the Forage Industry. California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium and Western Alfalfa Seed Conference (Proceedings), San Diego, CA, California Alfalfa & Forage Systems Workgroup, University of California Cooperative Extension and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Plant Science, University of California Davis.
  • Vasquez, S.; Mueller, S. (2008). Refractometer Calibration Test Kit Developed. UC Delivers.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (2008). Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Alfalfa - San Joaquin Valley - 300 Acre Planting. University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S.C., et al. (2008). Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Alfalfa - San Joaquin Valley - 50 Acre Planting. University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (2007). Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees for Seed Pollination in California's Central San Joaquin Valley. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2007). Evaluation of Seed Treatments for Disease Control in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 2007 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 75-78.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2007). Foliar Fungicide Treatments for the Control of Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot and Ascochyta Blight in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 2007 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 79-81.
  • Molinar, R.; Mueller, S., et al. (2007). Mini Watermelon Research Benefits California Farmers. UC Delivers.
  • Vasquez, S.; Mueller, S. (2007). Refractometer Calibration, Use and Maintenance. California Fresh Fruit and Raisin News. 23: 1, 30-32.
  • Mueller, S.; Putnam, D. (2007). Sampling Protocol for Alfalfa Hay, Greenchop, and Silage (Haylage). California Dairy Quality Assurance Program WDR (Waste Discharge Requirements) General Order Reference Binder. Tab 5-9
  • Schmierer, J.; Mueller, S. (2007). Searchable database for Alfalfa Seed Information. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Teuber, L.; Mueller, S., et al. (2007). Seed-to-seed and hay-to-seed pollen mediated gene flow in alfalfa. North Central Weed Science Society (Proceedings), St. Louis, Missouri,
  • Summers, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2006). A color variant in the cowpea aphid. UC Plant Protection Quarterly. 16: 7-8.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (2006). Fungicide Evaluation for Sclerotinia Stem and Crown Rot (White Mold) in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 2006 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 77-79.
  • Mueller, S.; Hembree, K., et al. (2006). Garlic White Rot - Growing Problem in San Joaquin Valley. Vegetables West. 10: 18-19.
  • Mueller, S.C. (2005). A Pest Management Strategic Plan for Alfalfa and Clover Seed in the Western United States. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (2005). Considerations for Successful Alfalfa Stand Establishment in the Central San Joaquin Valley. 35th California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium (Proceedings), Visalia, CA, California Alfalfa & Forage Systems Workgroup, University of California Cooperative Extension and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Plant Science, University of California Davis.
  • Teuber, L.; Van Deynze, A., et al. (2005). Gene Flow in Alfalfa when Honey Bees are Used as Pollinators. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (2005). Pest Management Strategic Plan for Western United States Alfalfa and Clover Seed Production.
  • Mueller, S. (2005). Production Practices and Economics in Western Seed Production. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), Five Points and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Frate, C.; Summers, C., et al. (2004). Evaluation of Insecticide Applications to Reduce Corn Leafhopper Populations and Corn Stunt Disease. Phytopathology. 94: S31.
  • Teuber, L.; Van Deynze, A., et al. (2004). Gene flow in alfalfa under honey bee (Apis mellifera) pollination. NAAIC (North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference).
  • Teuber, L.; Van Deynze, A., et al. (2004). Gene Flow in Alfalfa Under Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Pollination. 39th North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference and 18th Trifolium Conference (Joint Conference). Quebec, Canada,
  • Hembree, K.; Va, N., et al. (2004). Herbicide Studies in Garbanzos. University of California Dry Bean Research 2004 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 53-60.
  • Mueller, S. (2004). Influence of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertility on Garbanzo Yield and Seed Quality. University of California Dry Bean Research 2004 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 34-37.
  • Mueller, S. (2004). Seed Production Issues for Genetically Enhanced Alfalfa. 2004 National Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), San Diego, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S.; Summers, C., et al. (2003). 33rd California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium, Monterey, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S.; Hembree, K. (2003). Alfalfa Seed Desiccation. California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board 2002-2003 Annual Report.
  • Mueller, S.; Hembree, K. (2003). Alfalfa Seed Desiccation Study - 2001. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (2003). An Alternative to Honey Bees for Pollination. UC Delivers.
  • Mueller, S.; Rolfs, K. (2003). Controlling Weeds in Alfalfa Seed Field or During Conditioning. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Summers, C., et al. (2003). Identification of Lygus Species in Agronomic Crops of the Central San Joaquin Valley. UC Delivers.
  • Mueller, S. (2003). Lygus Species Composition in Agronomic Crops of the San Joaquin Valley. California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board 2002-2003 Annual Report.
  • Mueller, S. (2003). Lygus Species Composition in Agronomic Crops of the San Joaquin Valley. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P., et al. (2003). Management of Forage Quality in Strip-Cut Alfalfa. UC Delivers.
  • Goodell, P.; Mueller, S., et al. (2003). New Identification key for Lygus is available. UC Plant Protection Quarterly.
  • Mueller, S.; Goodell, P., et al. (2003). New Identifiction Key for Lygus Available. California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board 2002-2003 Annual Report.
  • Vargas, R.; Mueller, S., et al. (2003). Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Alfalfa - San Joaquin Valley - 50 Acre Planting. University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Goodell, P.; Mueller, S., et al. (2003). The Role of Alfalfa in Managing Western Tarnished Plant Bug at the Landscape Level. 2003 Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Symposium: Trap Cropping - Using Insect Behavior, Plant Biology, and Landscape Management to Control Insect Pests.
  • Eagle, A.; Arana, M., et al. (2002). Improved Dairy Manure Nutrient Management Systems for Irrigated Forage Crops. 2002 Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Indianapolis, IN,
  • Goerzen, D.; Mueller, S. (2001). Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee Pollination of Melon Crops in California. California Melon Advisory Board Annual Research Report Newsletter,
  • Mueller, S. (2001). Dodder Control in Seed Alfalfa. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Teuber, L.; Mueller, S., et al. (2001). Preliminary Assessment of the Influence of Seed Production Period on Alfalfa Seed Yield. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2000). Evaluation of Late Season Application of Capture (Bifenthrin) to Control Lygus Bugs in Blackeye Cowpeas. University of California Dry Bean Research 2000 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 45-48.
  • Mueller, S. (2000). Impact of Lygus on Western Crops - Seed Alfalfa. Lygus Summit (Proceedings), Visalia, CA, University of California.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (2000). Leafminer Control Trial in Blackeyes. University of California Dry Bean Research 2000 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 41-45.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (2000). Planting Date, Plant Population and Variety Effects on Yield, Quality, and Disease of Winter-Grown Garbanzo Beans in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. California Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Stockton, CA, California Chapter American Society of Agronomy.
  • Mueller, S. (2000). Safer Processing of Sprouts. California Department of Health Services, Food and Drug Branch and U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • Roberts, B.; Frate, C., et al. (2000). The Influence of Nitrogen and Irrigation Management on Yield and Quality of Winter-Grown Garbanzo Beans in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. California Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Stockton, CA, California Chapter American Society of Agronomy.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Crop Report from California. Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers' Conference (Proceedings), Sparks, NV, Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Dodder Control in Seed Alfalfa. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (1999). Leafminer Control in Blackeye Cowpeas. University of California Dry Bean Research 1999 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 71-77.
  • Richardson, J.; Umeda, K., et al. (1999). Leafminer Control on Legume Vegetables and Cucurbits with SuccessTM in California and Arizona. Annual Pacific Branch Meeting of tghe Entomological Society of America. Eugene, OR,
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Lygus Resistance Monitoring. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Miticide Efficacy Research Summary. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Peristenus spp. Surveys in the San Joaquin Valley. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (1999). Planting Date, Plant Populations, and Variety Effects of Yield, Quality, and Disease of Winter-Grown Garbanzo Beans in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 114.
  • Teuber, L.; Green, W., et al. (1999). Potential for Plant Breeding to Increase Alfalfa Seed Yield: A Twenty Year Review. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and CA Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Seed Growers Suffer Staggering Yield Losses. California Alfalfa and Forage Review. 2: 2.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Summer Worm Control in Alfalfa. Agribusiness Dairyman. 18: 23-25.
  • Roberts, B.; Frate, C., et al. (1999). The Influence of Nitrogen and Irrigation Management on Yield and Quality of Winter-Grown Garbanzo Beans in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 114.
  • Mueller, S. (1999). Tons of Value in a Pound of Seed. 29th California Alfalfa Symposium, Fresno, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Teuber, L.; Taggard, K., et al. (1998). Allocation of Test Locations and Years for Alfalfa Seed Yield Trials. California Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Sacramento, CA, California Chapter American Society of Agronomy.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). Ascochyta Management in Garbanzos. University of California Dry Bean Research 1998 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 95-99.
  • Mueller, S. (1998). Determining the Value of Alfalfa Hay, Silage, or Greenchop. Agribusiness Dairyman. 17: 10-13.
  • Putnam, D.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). Diurnal Changes in Alfalfa Forage Quality. California/Nevada Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Reno, NV, University of California Cooperative Extension, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, and Nevada Farm Bureau.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). Evaluation of Insecticides for Leafminer Control in Blackeye Cowpeas. University of California Dry Bean Research 1998 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 107-112.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C. (1998). Garbanzo Bean Planting Date by Variety Evaluation. University of California Dry Bean Research 1998 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 81-86.
  • Roberts, B.; Frate, C., et al. (1998). Nitrogen and Irrigation Management in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 1998 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 87-94.
  • Vargas, R.; Mueller, S., et al. (1998). Sample Costs to Establish an Alfalfa Stand and Produce Alfalfa Hay in the San Joaquin Valley - 300 Acre Planting. University of California Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mathews, M.; Canevari, M., et al. (1998). Sample Costs to Establish an Alfalfa Stand and Produce Alfalfa Hay in the San Joaquin Valley - 50 Acre Planting. University of California Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Taggard, K.; Knapp, E., et al. (1998). Seed Yield of Easy Tripping Alfalfa Under Honey Bee Pollination. California Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Sacramento, CA, California Chapter American Society of Agronomy.
  • Ehlers, J.; Hall, A., et al. (1998). Varietal Improvement - 1998 Progress Report. University of California Dry Bean Research 1998 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 31-45.
  • Teuber, L.; Taggard, K., et al. (1997). Allocation of Test Locations and Years for Alfalfa Seed Yield Trials. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 80.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1997). Ascochyta Blight Management in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 1997 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 78-80.
  • Teuber, L.; Taggard, K., et al. (1997). Assessment of Fall Dormancy Evaluation: Check Cultivars, Locations, Management. Western Alfalfa Improvement Conference,
  • Waines, J.; Temple, S., et al. (1997). California Dry Bean Board - Garbanzo Council. University of California Dry Bean Research 1997 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 109-110.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Certified Seed - Is the Extra Cost Worth It? Agribusiness Dairyman. 17: 24-26.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1997). Evaluation of Insecticides for Leafminer Control in Blackeye Cowpeas. University of California Dry Bean Research 1997 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 75-77.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C. (1997). Garbanzo Planting Date and Seeding Rate Evaluation. University of California Dry Bean Research 1997 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 96-100.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Miticide Efficacy Evaluation in Seed Alfalfa. Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers' Conference (Proceedings), Las Cruces, New Mexico, Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Miticide Efficacy Trial Results. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Monitoring Resistance Development in Seed Alfalfa. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Monitoring Resistance Development in Seed Alfalfa. California Plant and Soil Conference (Proceedings), Visalia, CA, California Chapter of American Society of Agronomy.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Pest Management Plan for Seed Alfalfa. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Pest Management Plan for Seed Alfalfa - Lygus Bugs. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1997). Pest Management Plan for Seed Alfalfa - Spider Mites. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Taggard, K.; Knapp, E., et al. (1997). Seed Yield of Easy Tripping Alfalfa Under Honey Bee Pollination. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 81.
  • Oster, J.; Westcot, D., et al. (1997). Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Chapter Activities - 1972-1997. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 25.
  • Sulc, R.; Albrecht, K., et al. (1997). Wide area Validation of a Rapid Method for Estimating Alfalfa Quality. Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy.: 138.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C. (1996). Garbanzo Plant and Row Spacing Evaluation. University of California Dry Bean Research 1996 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 78-79.
  • Mueller, S. (1996). How We Produce Certified Alfalfa Seed. 26th National Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), East Lansing, MI, Alfalfa Council.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S. (1996). Management of Ascochyta Blight in Garbanzo Beans with Fungicide. University of California Dry Bean Research 1996 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 85-87.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1995). 1995 Garbanzo Ascochyta/Bravo Trial Report. University of California Dry Bean Research 1995 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 107-108.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1995). 1995 Leafminer Control Trail in Blackeyes at the West Side Research Extension Center. University of California Dry Bean Research 1995 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 69-70.
  • Mueller, S. (1995). Alfalfa Seed Production in the Western US - A Commitment to Quality. 25th California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Modesto, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (1995). Alfalfa Seed Production Research Update. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Teuber, L.; Taggard, K., et al. (1995). Current Status of Research to Develop Genetic Resistance to Lygus Bugs and Evaluate Seed Yield Potential in Alfalfa. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Roberts, B.; Fulton, A., et al. (1995). Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilizer and Irrigation Management in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 1995 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 109-111.
  • Mueller, S.; Hembree, K. (1995). Garbanzo Bean Herbicide Trial. University of California Dry Bean Research 1995 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 100-103.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (1995). Garbanzo Planting Date and Seeding Rate Evaluation. University of California Dry Bean Research 1995 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 98-99.
  • Mueller, S. (1995). Growing Certified Alfalfa Seed. 25th National Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Syracuse, NY, Alfalfa Council.
  • Putnam, D.; Mueller, S., et al. (1995). Interpreting Your Hay Test Report. California Hay Testing Consortium Publication. Davis, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension Agronomy and Range Science Extension. Department of Agronomy and Range Science.
  • Mueller, S. (1995). Pollination with Leafcutter Bees - A Grower's Perspective. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Higgenbotham, G., et al. (1995). Using a Cotton Module Builder for Alfalfa. 25th California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Modesto, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (1994). Assessing Alfalfa Maturity for Quality Prediction. 24th California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Redding, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (1994). California Alfalfa Symposium - A Resounding Success. California Agribusiness Dairyman. 14: 10.
  • Mueller, S.; Orloff, S. (1994). Environmental Factors Affecting Forage Quality. 24th California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Redding, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Roberts, B.; Fulton, A., et al. (1994). Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilization and Irrigation Management in Garbanzo Beans. University of California Dry Bean Research 1994 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 77-91.
  • Mueller, S. (1994). Seed Production of a Valued Crop. 24th National Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Springfield, IL,
  • Mittich, L.; Roncoroni, E., et al. (1994). The 1993-1994 Garbanzo Beans Trials. University of California Dry Bean Research 1994 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 104-108.
  • Mueller, S.; Coviello, R., et al. (1993). Capture Resistance Testing - A Progress Report. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Prather, T.; Vargas, R., et al. (1993). Grass Interseeding in Aging Alfalfa Stands: Implementation and Evaluation. 23rd California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Visalia, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (1993). Pollination of Alfalfa Seed in California Using Leafcutter Bees. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1993). Pollination of Alfalfa Seed in California Using Leafcutter Bees. 24th Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers' Winter Seed School (Proceedings), Sparks, NV, Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association, California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board, and Canadian Alfalfa Seed Council.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Alfalfa Hay Production in California. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Alfalfa Seed Pollination in California Using Leafcutter Bees. Saskatchewant Alfalfa Seed Producers' Association Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Alfalfa Seed Producers' Association.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Alfalfa Seed Production in California. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S.; Frate, C., et al. (1992). Central San Joaquin Valley Alfalfa Establishment and Production. University of California Cooperative Extension Regional Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Garbanzo Planting Date and Seeding Rate Evaluation. University of California Dry Bean Research 1992 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 108-110.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Production Factors Affecting Alfalfa Hay Quality. 22nd California/Arizona Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Holtville, CA, University of California and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Recent Developments in Alfalfa Seed Production in California. 11th Annual Canadian Alfalfa and Forage Seed Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadia Alfalfa Seed Council.
  • Mueller, S. (1992). Recent Developments in Alfalfa Seed Production in California. 23rd Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers' Winter Seed School (Proceedings), Boise, ID, Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association.
  • Mueller, S. (1991). Determining Forage Composition. The Madera/Merced Alfalfa Production Meeting, Dos Palo and Chowchilla, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension.
  • Fischer, B.; Mueller, S. (1991). Dodder - Prevention in Seed Alfalfa Fields. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Bitner, R.; Mueller, S. (1991). Evaluating Leafcutter Bees for Alfalfa Pollination in the Central San Joaquin Valley - 1990 Research Summary. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S.; Helms, D., et al. (1991). Late Season Irrigation Management for Blackeyes. University of California Dry Bean Research 1991 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 103-106.
  • Mueller, S. (1991). Leafcutter Bees for Alfalfa Pollination in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1991). Optimizing Plant Spacing for Improved Seed Yields. Alfalfa Seed Production Symposium (Proceedings), San Joaquin and El Centro, CA, University of California Cooperative Extension and California Alfalfa Seed Production Research Board.
  • Mueller, S. (1991). Producing Alfalfa Hay in a Water Short Year. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1991). Selecting Alfalfa Varieties. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Frate, C.; Mueller, S., et al. (1991). University of California Cooperative Extension Sample Costs to Establish and Produce Alfalfa Hay in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Regional Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1990). 1990 Cowpea Research: Summary of Yields Across Sites. University of California Dry Bean Research 1990 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 127-128.
  • Fischer, B.; Mueller, S. (1990). Are There Alternatives to Herbicides for Weed Control in Alfalfa Hay? 20th California Alfalfa Symposium (Proceedings), Visalia, CA,
  • Mueller, S.; Helms, D., et al. (1990). Late Season Irrigation Management for Blackeyes. University of California Dry Bean Research 1990 Progress Report. California Dry Bean Advisory Board.: 124-127.
  • Bitner, R.; Mueller, S. (1990). Leafcutter Bees Used for Alfalfa Pollination in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Entomological Society of America (Proceedings). New Orleans, LA,
  • Fischer, B.; Mueller, S., et al. (1990). Runcina. Alfalfa Applied Research Studies - 1990. A Progress Report. University of California Cooperative Extension, Fresno County.
  • Mueller, S.; Sutter, S., et al. (1990). San Joaquin Valley Alfalfa Enterprise Budget. Regional Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1989). Alfalfa Hay Market Trends. 20th Annual Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association Winter Seed School (Proceedings). Sparks, NV, Northwest Alfalfa Seed Growers Association.: 87-92.
  • Mueller, S. (1989). Calculating the Isolation Requirement. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1989). University of California and Fresno County Alfalfa Seed Production Publication Listing. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1989). University of California and Fresno County Alfalfa Seed Production Publication Listing. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. (1989). University of California and Fresno County Hay and Forage Crop Production Publications Listing. Fresno County Cooperative Extension Publication.
  • Mueller, S. Cooperated in development and searchable database for alfalfa seed information with Jerry Schmierer.
  • Mueller, S. (2008). Producing Quality Alfalfa Seed for the Forage Industry. California Alfalfa and Forage Symposium and Western Alfalfa Seed Conference (Proceedings), San Diego, CA, California Alfalfa & Forage Systems Workgroup, University of California Cooperative Extension and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Plant Science, University of California Davis.

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