College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Cynthia S Brown
Professor
Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management
College of Agricultural Sciences

Plant Sciences Building, Room C204
Phone:
970-491-1949
Education:
  • Ph D, University of California Davis; Ecology
  • BS, Stanford University; Biological Sciences
  • MS, Stanford University; Biological Sciences
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Paschke, Mark W, Meiman, Paul, Romme, William H, Brown, Cynthia S, Using native annual plant species to suppress weedy invasive species in post-fire habitats

La Pierre, Kimberly J., Blumenthal, Dana M., Brown, Cynthia S, Klein, Julia Anne, Smith, Melinda D, (2016) Drivers of Variation in Aboveground Net Primary Productivity and Plant Community Composition Differ Across a Broad Precipitation Gradient Ecosystems 19 3 521-533

West, Amanda, Kumar, Sunil, Brown, Cynthia S, Stohlgren, Thomas J, Bromberg, Jim, (2016) Field validation of an invasive species Maxent model Ecological Informatics 36 126-134

Seabloom, Eric W, Borer, Elizabeth T, Buckley, Yvonne M, Cleland, Elsa E, Davies, Kendi F, Firn, Jennifer, Harpole, W Stanley, Hautier, Yann, Lind, Eric M, MacDougall, Andrew S, others, , (2015) Plant species/’origin predicts dominance and response to nutrient enrichment and herbivores in global grasslands Nature communications 6

West, Amanda, Kumar, Sunil, Wakie, Tewodros, Brown, Cynthia S, Stohlgren, Thomas J, Laituri, Melinda J, Bromberg, Jim, others, , (2015) Using High-Resolution Future Climate Scenarios to Forecast Bromus tectorum Invasion in Rocky Mountain National Park PloS one 10 2 e0117893

Brown, Cynthia S, (2013) Fire promotes downy brome (Bromus tectorum L) seed dispersal Biological Invasions 15 1113-1123

Brown, Cynthia S, (2013) "Invasive Plants" Fundamentals of Weed Science, Fourth Edition London: Academic Press

Brown, Cynthia S, (2013) Managing Downy brome (Bromus tectorum) in the Central Rockies: Land manager perspectives Invasive Plant Science and Management 6 521-535

Mealor, B A, Mealor, R D, Kelley, W K, Bergman, D L, Burnett, S A, Decker, T W, Fowers, B, Herget, M E, Noseworthy, C E, Richards, J L, Brown, Cynthia S, Beck, K G, Fernandez-Gimenez, M, (2013) "Cheatgrass Management Handbook: Managing an Invasive Annual Grass in the Rocky Mountain Region" University of Wyoming

(2012) Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) response to clipping and seeding of competitive grasses American Journal of Plant Sciences 3 1252-1259

Knudson, Julie, Meiman, Paul, Brown, Cynthia S, Beck, K. George, Paschke, Mark W, Redente, Edward, (2012) Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) response to clipping and seeding of competitive grasses American Journal of Plant Sciences 3 9 1252

(2011) Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in temperate grasslands Ecology Letters (online 2010) 14 274–281

(2011) Distributional changes and range predictions of downy brome in Rocky Mountain National Park Invasive Plant Science and Management 4 173-182

(2011) Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness Science 333 1750-1752

(2010) Effects of belowground resource use comlementarity on invasion of constructed grassland plant communities Biol Invasions 12 1319-1334

(2010) Linking concepts in the ecology and evolution of invasive plants Evol Appl 3 193- 202

(2010) The role of adaptive trans-generational plasticity in biological invasions of plants Evol Appl 3 179-192

(2010) Tumbling: Using diffuse knapweed to examine an understudied dispersal mechanism Invasive Plant Science and Management 3 301- 309

Brown, Cynthia S, Brydge, Michael K, Smith, Tracy Elizabeth, Conant, Richard T, Pickering, Kathleen Ann, Wall, Diana H, (2009) "PS 84-106: Training the next generation of environmental problem solvers: The School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University"

(2009) The Influence of Soil Inoculum and Nitrogen Availability on Restoration of High-Elevation Steppe Communities Invaded by Bromus tectorum Restor Ecol 17 686-694

Rowe, Helen I, Brown, Cynthia S, Paschke, Mark W, (2009) The Influence of Soil Inoculum and Nitrogen Availability on Restoration of High-Elevation Steppe Communities Invaded by Bromus tectorum Restoration Ecology 17 5 686–694

(2008) First-year responses of cheatgrass following Tamarix spp control and restoration-related disturbances Restor Ecol 16 129-135

(2008) Native Plant Growth and Seedling Establishment in Soils Influenced by Bromus tectorum Rangeland Ecol Manag 61 630-639

Milchunas, Daniel G, Lauenroth, William K, Knapp, Alan Keith, Klein, Julia Anne, Conant, Richard T, Burke, Ingrid C, Brown, Cynthia S, Webb, Colleen T, Augustine, David J, Angert, Amy L, others, , (2007) Long-term ecological research on Colorado shortgrass steppe Colorado State University. Libraries

Milchunas, Daniel G, Lauenroth, William K, Knapp, Alan Keith, Klein, Julia Anne, Conant, Richard T, Burke, Ingrid C, Brown, Cynthia S, Webb, Colleen T, Augustine, David J, Angert, Amy L, others, , (2007) Long-term ecological research on Colorado shortgrass steppe Colorado State University. Libraries

(2004) Are functional guilds more realistic management units than individual species for restoration? Weed Technol 18 1566-1571