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Daal Damiran
Daalkhaijav (Daal) Damiran Ph.D.
Professional Research Associate
Department of Animal and Poultry Science,
University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A8 Canada
Contact:
Telephone: (306) 966-4173
Email: daal.damiran@usask.ca
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Beef cattle, diet selection, hull-less barley, livestock-wildlife interactions, modeling nutrient supply, Mongolian rangelands, rangeland monitoring, synchrotron applications, dried distillers grains with solubles

Affiliations
Western Beef Development Centre, Humboldt, SK, Canada
http://http://www.wbdc.sk.ca/staff.htm
The International Center for the Advancement of Pastoral Systems (ICAPS), Wallowa, OR, USA
http://www.icaps.us/index.html
EDUCATION PROJECT GALLERY
PhD
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Major: Animal Science
Minor: Rangeland Ecology & Management
Dissertation: Influence of previous cattle and elk grazing on the subsequent quality and nutrient intake rate of cattle, deer and elk grazing late-summer mixed-conifer rangelands.

Doctor of Agricultural Sciences
Mongolian Agricultural University, Zaisan-53, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Major: Agricultural Sciences
Dissertation: The carbohydrate content and nutritive value of pasture grass.

BS
Mongolian State Pedagogical University, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Double Major: Chemistry and Biology

Starkey (Union, Oregon, USA) 1999 - 2003
Catherine Creek (Union, Oregon, USA) 2000 - 2004
Sled Spring (Wallowa, Oregon, USA) 2003-2005
Zumwalt (Wallowa, Oregon, USA) 2005-2006
Western Mongolia 2008
South Western Mongolia 2009
Southern Gobi Desert Mongolia 2011
Canadian Light Source (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) 2008 - Present
Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton, New York, USA) 2009-2011
Western Beef Development Centre (Lanigan, SK, Canada) 2010 - Present
Beef Cattle Research Unit (Saskatoon, SK, Canada) 2012 - Present




PUBLICATIONS
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Journal papers in review
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Published peer-reviewed journal papers

South Western Mongolia 2009

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Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, and D. Damiran. 2014. The influence of cow age on botanical composition of diets in mixed conifer mountain riparian areas in Eastern Oregon of United States. Sustainable Agriculture Research 3(1):1-9.

Damiran, D, Preston, N., McKinnon, J., Jonker, A., Christensen, D., McAllister, T., and Yu, P. 2014. Effects of barley based diets with three different rumen degradable protein balances on performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot steers. The Professional Animal Scientist (in print).

Lardner, H.A., Damiran, D, Hendrick, S., Larson, K., and R. Funston. 2014. Effect of development system on growth and reproductive performance of beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science 92:3116-3126.

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., McKinnon J.J., McAllister, T., Abeysekara, S., Zhang, X.,Yari. M., and Yu, P. 2013. Evaluation of the feed value for ruminants of blends of corn and wheat distillers dried grains with solubles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61(18):4387-4395.

Damiran, D., Zhang, X., and Yu, P. 2013. Optimized the utilization of the co-products from bioethanol processing and oat grain: Effect of blending on biochemical, biodegradation, and nutritional profiles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61(47):11517-11523.

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, and Damiran, D. 2013. Changes in forage quantity and quality with continued late-summer cattle grazing a riparian pasture in Eastern Oregon of United States. Sustainable Agriculture Research 2(4):64-76.

Krause, A. D., Lardner, H. A., McKinnon, J., Hendrick, S., Larson, K., Damiran, D. 2013. Comparison of grazing oat and pea crop residue versus feeding grass–legume hay on beef-cow performance, reproductive efficiency, and system cost. The Professional Animal Scientist 29 (5):535-545.

Lardner, H.A., Ward, C. I., Darambazar, E., and Damiran, D. 2013. Comparison of cool season perennial grasses for forage production and nutritive value, steer performance and economic analysis. The Professional Animal Scientist 29:403-412.

Lardner, H. A., Braul, L., Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K., Schwean-Lardner, K., Damiran, D, Darambazar, E. 2013. Consumption and drinking behaviour of beef cattle offered a choice of several water types. Livestock Science 157:577-585.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, S. Findholt, B. Johnson, and M. Vavra. 2013. Comparison of bite-count and rumen evacuation techniques to estimate diet quantity and quality in grazing cattle. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66(1): 106-109.

Abeysekara, S., Damiran, D., and P. Yu. 2013. Univariate and multivariate molecular spectral analyses of lipid related molecular structural components in relation to nutrient profile in feed and food mixtures. Spectrochim.Acta Part A: Biomolecular Spectroscopy 102:432-442.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2012. Metabolic characteristics of the proteins in newly developed hull-less barley varieties with altered starch traits in ruminants. Journal of Cereal Science 55(3):351-360.

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., McKinnon, J., McAllister, T., Yari, M., and P. Yu. 2012. Effect of wheat-based dried distillers’ grains with solubles inclusion on barley-based feed chemical profile, energy values, rumen degradation kinetics, and protein supply. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60:4986-4993.

Kumar, R., Lardner, H.A., Christensen, D.A., McKinnon, J.J., Damiran, D., and Larson, K. 2012. Comparison of alternative backgrounding systems on beef calf performance, feedlot finishing performance, carcass traits and system cost of gain. The Professional Animal Scientist 28: 541-551.

Abeysekara, S., Damiran, D., and P. Yu. 2011. Spectroscopic impact on protein and carbohydrate inherent molecular structures of barley, oat and corn combined with wheat DDGS. Spectroscopy 26:255–277.

Yu, P., and D. Damiran. 2011. Heat-induced changes to lipid molecular structure in Vimy flaxseed: Spectral intensity and molecular clustering. Spectrochim. Acta Part A: Biomolecular Spectroscopy 79(1):51-59.

Yu, P., D. Damiran, D., A. Azarfar, and Z. Y. Niu. 2011. Detect molecular features of spectra mainly associated with carbohydrates in co-products from bioethanol production using univariate and multivariate molecular spectral analyses. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 12:1921-1935.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2011. Molecular basis of structural makeup of hulless barley in relation to rumen degradation kinetics and intestinal availability in dairy cattle: A novel approach. Journal of Dairy Science 94:5151-5159.

Kelln, M. B., Lardner, B., McKinnon, J. J., Campbell, J. R., K. Larson, K. and Damiran, D., 2011. Effect of winter feeding system on beef cow performance, reproductive efficiency and system cost. The Professional Animal Scientist 27:410-421.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2010. Chemical profile, rumen degradation kinetics and energy value of four hull-less barley cultivars: comparison of the zero-amylose waxy, waxy, and high-amylose and normal starch cultivars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58(19):10553–10559

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2010. Structural make-up, biopolymer conformation, and biodegradation characteristics of newly developed super genotype of oats (CDC SO-I vs. Conventional varieties): novel approach. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58:2377-2387.

Yu, P., Z. Niu, and D. Damiran. 2010. Protein molecular structures and protein fraction profiles of new coproducts from bioethanol production: a novel approach . Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58(6):3460-3464.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, D.W. Bohnert, and S. L. Findholt. 2008. Comparison of techniques and grinding sizes to estimate digestibility of forage based ruminant diets. Animal Feed Science and Technology 141(1-2):15-35.

Johnson, D. A., D. P. Sheehy, D. Miller, and D. Damiran. 2006. Mongolian rangelands in transition. J. Secheresse 17(1):133-141.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, D. E. Johnson, S. L. Findholt, and B. K. Johnson. 2006. Estimating shrub forage yield and utilization using a photographic technique. Northwest Science 80(4):259-263.

Murray, A. H., D. Daalkhaijav and C. D. Wood. 1998. Rumen  degradability and chemical content of Mongolian rangeland  forages. J. Tropical Science 38:198-205.

Journal papers in review

Sled Spring (Wallowa, Oregon, USA) 2004 - 2005

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Lardner, H.A, and Damiran, D., McKinnon, J. J. 2014. Evaluation of three bromegrass species as pasture:herbage nutritive value, estimated grass dry matter intake and steer performance. Livestock Science.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, S. L. Findholt, B. K. Johnson, and M. Vavra. 2013. Inter and intra specific effects of early summer grazing by cattle or elk on late-summer diet of cattle, deer, and elk grazing mixed-conifer rangelands. The Rangeland Journal.

Abeysekara, S., D. Damiran, D. Christensen, and P. Yu. 2012. Predicting digestive and metabolic characteristics and revealing inherent-molecular-structural characteristics of protein in corn forage for dairy cattle. Animal Feed Science and Technology.

Proceedings

Zumwalt (Wallowa, Oregon, USA) 2006

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Lardner, H. A., Damiran, D., Hendrick, S., Larson, K. 2013. Alternative pasture development system and breeding weight for beef heifers. In: Proc. the XXII International Grasslands Congress, 15 –19 September 2013, Sydney, Australia.

DelCurto, T., Wyffels, S., Mueller, S. Damiran, D., Darambazar, E., Vavra, M., Riggs, R., 2013. The influence of habitat type on vegetation quality in mixed-conifer forested rangelands. In: Proc. West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci.64:336-339.

DelCurto, T., Wyffels, S., Mueller, S., Damiran, D., Darambazar, E., Vavra, M., Riggs, R., 2013. The influence of habitat type and overstory characteristics on understory vegetation quality in mixed-conifer forested rangelands. In: Proc. West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci.64:340-343.

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., Yari, M., Abeysekara, S. Yu, P. 2013. Effect of replacing corn grain by wheat-based dried distillers’ grains with solubles dietary energy and protein value in cattle. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference of Canada, 5-6 March 2013. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Damiran, D., Preston, N., McKinnon, J., Jonker, A., Christensen, D., Yu, P. 2013. Effects of barley based diets with three different rumen degradable protein balances on performance and carcass characteristics of feedlot steers. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference of Canada, 5-6 March 2013. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., Yari, M., Yu, P. 2012. Effect of wheat-based dried distillers’ grains with solubles inclusion on barley-based feed chemical profile, energy values, rumen degradation kinetics, and protein supply. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference of Canada, 13-14 March 2012. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Abeysekara, S., D. Damiran, D., and P. Yu, P., 2012. Spectroscopic impact on protein and carbohydrate inherent molecular structures of barley, oat and corn combined with wheat DDGS. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference of Canada, 13-14 March 2013. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2011. Protein molecular spectral features in hull-less barley varieties and their relation to protein and energy values. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference of Canada, 15-16 March 2011. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2010. Comparison of structural makeup of four hull-less barley varieties using reflectance infrared fourier transform (DRIFT) spectroscopy. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference, 24-26 February 2010. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Ouyntuya, Sh., D. Damiran, P. Stevens, B. Dorj, D. Azzaya. 2010. Determining major climatic factors and their variations in the central agricultural region of Mongolia. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference, 24-26 February 2010. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Yu, P., D. Damiran, Liu. 2010. Synchrotron infrared spectroscopy with multivariate spectral analyses potentially facilitates the classification of inherent structures of feed-type of sorghum. In: Proc. WIRMS 2009- 5th International workshop on infrared microscopy and spectroscopy with accelerator based sources. 60-63. American Institute of Physics.

Damiran, D. and P. Yu. 2009. Comparison of molecular structural chemical makeup of three oat varieties using synchrotron radiation based fourier transform infrared (SRFTIR) microspectroscopy. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference, 25-26 February 2009. Saskatoon, SK; Canada.

Ariunsuren, P., D. Damiran, and P. Stevens. 2009. Results of assessment of the current status and degree of disturbance of the desert-steppe rangelands of western Mongolia. In: Proc. Soils & Crops conference, 25-26 February 2009. Saskatoon, SK; Canada.

Enkhjargal, D., and D. Daalkhaijav. 2008. Technology of preparing lactic acid bacterial fermented liquid for silage in Mongolia (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of Research Institute of Animal Husbandry, 33. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, E. Darambazar, A. A. Clark, P. L. Kennedy, and R. V. Taylor. 2007. Visual obstruction: weight technique for estimating production on northwestern bunchgrass prairie rangelands. Proc. West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 58:225-228.

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, D. Damiran, A. A. Clark, P. L. Kennedy, and R. V. Taylor. 2007. Species diversity in bunchgrass communities in Zumwalt prairie reserve of the northeastern Oregon. Proc. West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 58:233-236.

Enkhjargal, D., and D. Daalkhaijav. 2006. Effect of lactic acid bacterial ferment on silage consumption by dairy cows in forest steppe zone of Mongola (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 32:98-102. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Daalkhaijav, D., and S. Tserendash. 2005. Chemical composition and digestibility of fringed sagebrush (Artemisia frigida Willd.) + forbs + needlegrass (Stipa Krilovii Roshev.) and forbs + grasses communities in the forest steppe rangelands (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 31:94-99. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Enkhjargal, D., and D. Daalkhaijav. 2005. Effect of lactic acid bacterial additive on silage quality (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 31:110-115. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Findholt, S., B. K. Johnson, D. Damiran, T. DelCurto, and J. G. Kie. 2004. Diet composition, dry matter intake and diet overlap of mule deer, elk and cattle. In: Transactions of the 69th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. Spokane, Washington. p. 670-686.

Daalkhaijav, D., M. Shagdarsuren, and S. Tserendash. 2003. Chemical composition and digestibility of Stipa capillata-Cleistogenes squarrosa communities on the Eastern Mongolian rangelands (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Management School 5:21-25. University of Agriculture, Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, S. L. Findholt, G. D. Pulsipher, and B. K. Johnson. 2003. Influence of previous cattle and elk grazing on the subsequent quality and quantity of diets for cattle, deer and elk grazing late-summer mixed-conifer rangelands. In: Proceedings of the West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:320-324.

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, C. Ackerman, G. Pulsipher, and D. Damiran. 2003. Changes in forage quantity and quality with continued cattle grazing in a mountain riparian pasture. In: Proceedings of the West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 54:324-328.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, D. W. Bohnert, G. D. Pulsipher, and S. L. Findholt. 2002. Comparison of techniques and grinding size to estimate digestibility of forage base ruminant diets. In: Proceedings of the West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 53:341-344.

Daalkhaijav, D., 2001. The carbohydrate content and nutritive value of pasture grasses (in Mongolian). In: Proceedings of Research Institute of Animal Husbandry. 30:50-51. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Daalkhaijav, D., and Ts. Altanzul. 2000. Chemical content and rumen degradability of desert steppe pasture. In: Proceedings of the “Ecosystem of Central Asia” International Conference. 5-7 September 2000, Ulaanbaatar.

Damiran, D., S. Findholt, T. DelCurto, and B. Johnson. 2000. A comparison of bite-count derived botanical composition of diet and clipping vs. rumen evacuation as techniques to estimate diet quality with grazing beef cattle. In: Proceedings of West. Sec. of Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 51:517-520.

Daalkhaijav, D. 2000. Nutritive value of some early-plant flowers. In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 29:15-17. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Daalkhaijav, D. 2000. Feed evaluation methods (in Mongolian). In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 29:4-14. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Tsogoo, D., D. Sheehy, Sh. Batsukh, D. Bor, and D. Daalkhaijav. 2000. Research results on collection work of rangeland forages and forage species in some parts of Mongolia (in Mongolian, with English abstract). In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 29:29-33. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Daalkhaijav, D., and N. Lkhagvajav. 1997. Rumen degradability and chemical composition of Mongolian highlands' forages. In: Proceedings of the Research Institute of Animal Husbandry 28:76-78. Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia.

Murray, A.H., D. Daalkhaijav, and C. Wood. 1996. Rumen degradability of Mongolian rangeland forages: a comparison of in situ and in vitro gas production techniques. In: Proceedings of British Society of Animal Sciences. Scarborough, p. 227.

Abstracts

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DelCurto, T., Wyffels, S., Mueller, S., Damiran, D., Darambazar, E., Vavra, M., Riggs, R., 2013. The Influence of habitat type on vegetation quality in mixed-conifer forested rangelands [abstract #1108]. In: Abstracts for the Western Section ASAS Annual Meeting. Bozeman, Montana, 19-21 June 2013.

DelCurto, T., Wyffels, S., Mueller, S., Damiran, D., Darambazar, E., Vavra, M., Riggs, R., 2013. The Influence of habitat type and overstory characteristics on understory vegetation quality in mixed-conifer forested rangelands [abstract#1109]. In: Abstracts for the Western Section ASAS Annual Meeting. Bozeman, Montana, 19-21 June 2013.

Damiran, D., Jonker, A., McKinnon J.J., McAllister, T., Christensen, D., Yari. M., Lardner, H.A., and Yu, P. 2013. Effect of partially substituting oat grain by wheat-based dried distillers’ grains with solubles on nutritional profiles, energy values, rumen degradation kinetics and balance, and metabolizable protein supply in cattle. [abstract]. In: Abstract for CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, June 18-20, 2013. Banff, Alberta. p 33.

Lardner, H.A., Damiran, D., Hendrick, S. 2013. Comparison of target breeding weight and development system for beef heifers. [abstract]. In: Abstract for CSAS-CMSA Joint Annual Meeting, June 18-20, 2013. Banff, Alberta. p 44.

Abeysekara, S., Damiran, D., Christensen, D., and Yu, P. 2013. Cultivar effect of corn forage carbohydrate molecular structural characteristics [abstract ]. In: Abstracts for the 16th CLS Annual Meeting. May 3-4, 2013. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Lardner, H.B, and Damiran, D. 2012. Effect of grazing stockpiled perennial forages on beef cow performance,nutrient intake and soil nutrients [abstract]. In: Abstract for Joint ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Meeting, July 15-19, 2012. Phoenix, Arizona.J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 3/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 2:329-330.

Damiran, D, Yari, M., Yang, L, Zhang, X., and P. Yu, P. 2012. Modeling nutrient supply from combined feeds of corn with wheat dried distillers grains with solubles at different ratios in ruminants. In: Abstract for Joint ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Meeting, July 15-19, 2012. Phoenix, Arizona. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 3/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 2:600-601.

Damiran, D, Yari, M., Yang, L., Niu, Z., and Yu, P. 2012. Effects of inclusion of bioethanol co-product on changes in the metabolic characteristics of the proteins in oat grain in ruminants. In: Abstract for Joint ADSA-AMPA-ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Meeting, July 15-19, 2012. Phoenix, Arizona. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 90, Suppl. 3/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 95, Suppl. 2:621.

Abeysekara, S., Damiran, D., and P. Yu, P., 2012. The impact of blending barley grain and DDGS on inherent molecular structural characteristics of the blend [abstract # 30]. In: Abstracts for the 15th CLS Annual Meeting. May 3-4, 2012. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Damiran, D.,. Jonker, A., McKinnon, J., Lardner, B., McAllister, T., and P. Yu. 2011. Effect of wheat DDGS inclusion on grain-based feed digestible nutrient components and energy profiles [abstract]. In: Proceedings for CSAS/SCSA 60th Annual Meeting. May 03-06, 2011, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Damiran, D.., and P. Yu. 2010. Comparison of nutrient and energy profiles of barley and wheat-based DDGS and barley-wheat-based DDGS mixtures: Preliminary results. FOBI Network . Feed Innovation Institute Industry Advisory Committee Meeting. 9-10 March 2010, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

Jonker, A., Gruber, M. Y., Azarfar, A., Damiran, D.. , Wang,Y., and Yu, P. 2010. Anthocyanidin-accumulating alfalfa transformed with the maize Lc-regulatory gene for future cattle nutrition [abstract]. In: Abstracts for the 10th Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC). Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, September 12 - 15, 2010.

Yu, P., Z. Niu, and D. Damiran. 2010. Amylopectin to amylose ratio in hulless barley in relation to intestinally absorbed protein supply to dairy cattle: a preliminary study. In: Abstract for the 2010 Joint ADSA-CSAS-ASAS Annual Meeting. July 11-15, 2010, Denver, Colorado.

Damiran, D., Yu, P. 2009. Discrimination and classification of the new co-products from bio-energy production using infrared spectroscopy with multivariate techniques-AHCA and PCA: Comparison among blend DDGS, wheat DDGS and corn DDGS and between wheat and wheat DDGS, and corn and corn DDGS [abstract]. In: Abstract for the 2009 Joint ADSA-CSAS-ASAS Annual Meeting. July 12-16, 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Yu, P.,Damiran, D., Nuez Ortin. W., 2009. Characterization of protein structure of the new co-products from bioethanol production in western Canada using DRIFT Spectroscopy: comparison among blend DDGS, wheat DDGS and corn DDGS, between wheat and wheat DDGS, and corn and corn DDGS [abstract]. In: Abstract for the 2009 Joint ADSA-CSAS-ASAS Annual Meeting. July 12-16, 2009. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Damiran, D., Yu, P. 2009. Comparison of molecular structural chemical make-up of two corn varieties using synchrotron radiation based fourier transform infrared (SRFTIR) microspectroscopy [abstract #10]. In: Abstracts for the 12th CLS Annual Meeting. June 17-18, 2009. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Yu, P., Liu, D.,Damiran, D. 2009. Rapid characterization of molecular structure of chinese sorghum using synchrotron-powered FTIR microspectroscopy. [abstract #20]. In: Abstracts for the 12th CLS Annual Meeting. June 17-18, 2009. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Yu, P., Damiran, D., 2009. Detect changes in protein structure of new co-products of bioethanol production using IR Spectroscopy: Comparison between blend DDGS, wheat DDGS vs. corn DDGS, wheat vs. wheat DDGS, and Corn vs. Corn DDGS [abstract]. In: Abstracts for the 100th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. May 3-6, 2009. Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Darambazar, E., D. Damiran, T. DelCurto, B. Riggs, M. Vavra, and J. Cook. 2007. Understory production of transitional forested rangelands in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon [abstract #108]. In: Abstracts for the 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, 10-16 February 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada.

Darambazar, E., D. Damiran, T. DelCurto, B. Riggs, M. Vavra, and J. Cook. 2007. Species diversity in understory production of transitional forested rangelands in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon [abstract #109]. In: Abstracts for the 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, 10-16 February 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada.

Clark, A., T. DelCurto, M. Vavra, D. Damiran, E. Darambazar, and B. Dick. 2007. Botanical composition and diet quality of cattle grazing at three stocking rates following fuels reduction [abstract #82]. In: Abstracts for the 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, 10-16 February 2007, Reno/Sparks, Nevada.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, S.L. Findholt, G. D. Pulsipher, and B. K. Johnson. 2003. Influence of previous cattle and elk grazing on the subsequent quality and quantity of diets for cattle, deer and elk grazing late-summer mixed-conifer rangelands [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 81(Supplement 1), #M208.

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, C. Ackerman, G. Pulsipher, and D. Damiran. 2003. Changes in forage quantity and quality with continued cattle grazing in a mountain riparian pasture. Journal of Animal Science 81(Supplement 1), #M209.

Damiran, D., D. E. Johnson, T. DelCurto, and S. L. Findholt. 2003. Estimating shrub forage yield and utilization using a photographic technique. In: Abstracts for the 56th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management. #54. February 2-6, 2003, Casper, Wyoming.

Darambazar, E., T. DelCurto, C. Ackerman, D. Damiran, and J. A. Morrison. 2003. The influence of cow age on botanical composition of diets in mixed conifer mountain riparian areas and adjacent uplands [abstract]. In: Abstracts for the 56th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management #55. February 2-6, 2003, Casper, Wyoming.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, D. W. Bohnert, G. D. Pulsipher, and S. L. Findholt. 2002. Comparison of techniques and grinding size to estimate digestibility of forage base ruminant diets [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 80(Supplement 2), #72.

Findholt, S.L., Damiran, D., B.K. Johnson, T. DelCurto, and J. G. Kie. 2001. Inter- and intra specific summer foraging dynamics of mule deer, elk, and cattle. In Proceedings of Western States and provinces deer and elk workshop August 1-4 2001. Wilsonville, Oregon, p 106-107.

Damiran, D., S. Findholt, T. DelCurto, and B. Johnson. 2000. A comparison of bite-count derived botanical composition of diet and clipping vs. rumen evacuation as techniques to estimate diet quality with grazing beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 78(Supplement 2), #63.

Experiment station publications

Starkey (Union, Oregon, USA) 1999 - 2003

  • Starkey cattle grazing Enkra 3Starkey cattle grazing Enkra 3

  • Starkey rumen evacuation Daal 4Starkey rumen evacuation Daal 4

  • Starkey elk grazing bite count 31Starkey elk grazing bite count 31
Lardner, H. A., Mori, N., Damiran, D. 2014. Analysis comparison of different herbicide options to control absinth (Artemisia absinthium L.) in perennial pasture. WBDC Fact Sheet #2014-01. Western Beef Development Centre, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Lardner, H. A., Damiran, D., Hendrick, S., Larson, K. 2014. Comparison of two target breeding weights and development systems for the replacement beef heifers. WBDC Fact Sheet #...... Western Beef Development Centre, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Krause, A., Lardner, B., McKinnon, J., Hendrick, S., Larson, K., Damiran, D. 2013. Comparison of grazing oat and pea crop residue vs feeding hay on beef cow performance, reproductive efficiency, and system cost. WBDC Fact Sheet #2013-01.Western Beef Development Centre, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Yu, P., McAllister, T., McKinnon, J., Damiran, D., Zhang, X., Preston, N., and Yari, M., 2013. New strategies to more efficiently utilize cereal grains (Oat, Barley, Corn) and bio-ethanol co-products for beef cattle in western Canada. BCRC Fact Sheets.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, E. Darambazar, R. A. Riggs, M. Vavra, and J. G. Cook. 2008. Monitoring sites databases: Transitional forested rangelands in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. Circular of information No.6, Union, Oregon, USA: Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University. 237 p.

Damiran, D., T. DelCurto, E. Darambazar, P. L. Kennedy, R. V. Taylor, and A. A. Clark. 2007. Northwestern bunchgrass prairie monitoring points databases. Circular of information No.5, Union, Oregon, USA: Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University. 626 p.

Darambazar, E. and D. Damiran. 2006. Album of photomicrographs of Eastern Oregon rangeland plants. Circular of information No.4 (Summary, Introduction, Grass, Grasslike, Forb, Shrub/Tree, and References), Union, Oregon, USA: Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Oregon State University.

Damiran, D. 2005. Palatability of Mongolian Rangeland Plants. Circular of Information No.3. Union, Oregon, USA: Oregon State University, Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Station. 92 p.

Technical documentations

Gobi Desert Southern Mongolia 2011

  • Taking nap southern GobiTaking nap southern Gobi

  • Hand pumping from well southern GobiHand pumping from well southern Gobi

  • Southern GobiSouthern Gobi

  • Lizard southern GobiLizard southern Gobi

  • Cannibal crickets next mealCannibal crickets next meal
Sheehy, D.P., M. Hale, D. Damiran, T.J. Sheehy, D. Tsogoo, and Sh. Batsukh, 2012. Monitoring change on Mongolian Rangelands. Final report for Netherlands-Mongolia Environmental Trust Fund for Environmental Reform (NEMO). 156 pp.

Sheehy, D.P. and D. Damiran. 2012. Assessment of Mongolian Rangeland Condition and Trend (1997-2009). Final report for the World Bank and the Netherlands-Mongolia Trust Fund for Environmental Reform (NEMO). 46 pp.

McKinnon, J.J., A. Walker, D. Damiran., P. Yu, D. A. Christensen, and C. R. Christensen. 2010. Use of Canadian light source (National Synchrotron Facility) to understand and improve the nutritive value of high fibre plant materials for livestock. Final report for ADF Project # 20040423. Saskatoon, SK, Canada. 98 pp.

Sheehy, D.P., C. Sheehy, D.E. Johnson, D. Damiran. and Fiemengo, M. 2010. Livestock and wildlife in the Southern Gobi Region, with special attention to Wild Ass. Mongolia Discussion Papers, East Asia and Pacific Sustainable Development Department. Washington, D.C.: World. 130pp. Bank.

Sheehy, D. and Damiran, D. 2009. Temporal study of Mongolian pastureland ecological condition (1997 - 2008): Consultancy report to World Bank. NEM02.

Damiran, D., P.Yu, A. Fodje, J.J. McKinnon, D.A. Christensen. 2010. Use of synchrotron-based fourier transform Infrared (FTIR) microspectroscopy to determine the relative quantity of aromatic lignin and cellulosic compounds of the wheat plant stem. CLS Activity report 2009, 62-64.

Damiran, D., and E. Darambazar. 2003. Toxic Plants of Mongolian Rangelands. Union, Oregon, USA: Oregon State University, Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Station. 16 p.

Daalkhaijav, D. and B. Erdenebaatar. 1996. Contents of multinutrient block for ruminant livestock and its technology of producing (in Mongolian). Research Institute of Animal Husbandry. 10 p. Ulaanbaatar.

Daalkhaijav, D. and B. Erdenebaatar. 1996. Recommendations of producing multinutrient block for ruminants in Mongolia (in Mongolian). Research Institute of Animal Husbandry. 27 p. Ulaanbaatar.


Miscellaneous

Damiran, D., and E. Darambazar. 2003. Mongolia. Presentation for public. Union, Oregon, USA.
Bactrian camel caravan Gobi
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Updated: 03/6/2014