Allen, Phil

Plant & Wildlife Sciences

Email: 1qijm`bmmfoAczv/fev  (Email Form)


2123  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-2421


Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Interests
Landscape Management
 Research Interests
Seed Ecophysiology, Ecological Restoration
 Honors and Awards
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals : Lifetime Leadership Award
  • Lawn and Landscape Magazine : Leadership Award
  • Professional Landcare Network : Co-Coach, 1st Place National Student Career Days Competition
  • College of Life Sciences, BYU : Thomas L. Martin Professorship
  • International Society of Arboriculture--Utah Chapter : Distinguished Service Award
  • College of Biology and Agriculture : College Professorshiip
  • Professional Landcare Network : 2nd Place Co-Coach, National Landscape Management Competitions
  • Provo City : Distinguished Service Award
  • Brigham Young University : Karl G. Maeser Teaching Award
  • Professional Landcare Network : 1st Place co-coach, National Landscape Competitions
  • Professional Landcare Network : National Educator of the Year
  • Brigham Young University : Phi Kappa Phi award
  • National Landscape Competitions, ALCA : 1st Place Coach
  • National Landscape Competitions, ALCA : 3rd Place Coach
  • Brigham Young University : Young Scholar Award
 Courses Taught

Fall 2017
  • PWS 103: Residential Landscape Design Section 001, 002, 003
  • PWS 191: Intro to Landscape Management Section 001
  • PWS 481: Case Stdy Landscape Mgt Sys Section 001
Summer 2017
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 003
Spring 2017
  • PWS 699R: Master's Thesis Section 013
Winter 2017
  • PWS 191: Intro to Landscape Management Section 001
  • PWS 320: Arboriculture Section 001
  • PWS 481: Case Stdy Landscape Mgt Sys Section 001
  • PWS 494R: Mentored Learning Experience Section 006

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Hawkins KK, Allen PS, Meyer SE. 2017. Secondary Dormancy Induction and Release in Bromus tectorum Seeds: The Role of Temperature, Water Potential, and Hydrothermal Time. Seed Science Research.  doi:10.1017/S0960258516000258

Barth C, Meyer S, Beckstead J, Allen PS. 2015. Modeling temperature and water potential effects on conidial germination and mycelial growth for a fungal seed pathogen using hydrothermal time. Fungal Biology. 119:720-730.

Lucero JE, Allen PS, McMillan BR. 2015. Increased primary production from an exotic invader does not subsidize native rodents. PloS ONE. :e0131564.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131564

Allen PS, Meyer SE. 2014. Community structure affects annual grass weed invasion during restoration of a shrub-steppe ecosystem. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(1):7-14.

Meyer SE, Merrill K, Allen PS, Beckstead J, Norte A. 2014. Indirect effects of an invasive annual grass on perennial grass seed fates. Oecologia. 174:1401-1413.

Hawkins KK, Allen PS, Meyer SE. 2013. Secondary seed dormancy of seeds in relation to the Pyrenophora seminiperda-Bromus tectorum pathosystem. Plant Protection Science. 49:10-14.

Finch H, Allen PS, Meyer SE. 2013. Environmentaly factors influencing Pyrenophora semeniperda-caused seed mortality in Bromus tectorum. Seed Science Research. 23:57-66.

Hunsaker-Alcantara HM, Jolley VD, Webb BL, Allen PS, Horrocks RD, Coronel EG, Bueso Campo BL. 2010. Alternativas al método de extracción Mehlich-I para estimar la necesidad de P en los suelos Guatemaltecos. 60:23-33.

Taylor JR, Roundy BA, Allen PS, Meyer SE, Eggett Dl. 2007. Soil water sensor accuracy for predicting seedling emergence using a hydrothermal time model. Arid Land Research and Management 21:229-243. 21:229-243.


Allen PS. Summer interactions between host and pathogen in the Pyrenophora semeniperda - Bromus pathosystem. 7th International Weed Science Congress. Prague, Czech Republic. 2016 .

Export to RIS
Toggle Website Tags