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Hydroseeding on anthracite coal-mine spoilsAuthor(s): Miroslaw M. Czapowskyj; Ross Writer
Source: Research Note NE-124. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA study was made of the performance of selected species of legumes, grasses, and trees hydroseeded on anthracite coal-mine spoils in a slurry of lime, fertilizer, and mulch. Hydroseeding failed on coal-breaker refuse, but was partially successful on strip-mine spoils.
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CitationCzapowskyj, Miroslaw M.; Writer, Ross. 1970. Hydroseeding on anthracite coal-mine spoils. Research Note NE-124. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 8p.
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