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Hydromulch: a potential use for hardwood bark residueAuthor(s): David M. Emanual
Source: Research Note NE-226. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionHardwood bark fines and two hardwood bark fibers were compared with wood-cellulose fiber and paper fiber mulch to determine their effectiveness as hydromulches in revegetating disturbed soil. The results showed that either bark fines or bark fibers can be utilized as a hydromulch to aid in the revegetation of strip mines, highway construction sites, and similar earth-moving operations.
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CitationEmanual, David M. 1976. Hydromulch: a potential use for hardwood bark residue. Research Note NE-226. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
Keywordsmulching, hardwood bark, revegetation
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