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    Author(s): Ardell J. Bjugstad
    Date: 1984
    Source: In: New forests for a changing world: proceedings of the 1983 convention of the Society of American Foresters, Portland, Oregon, October 16-20, 1983. [Bethesda, MD]: Society of American Foresters: 434-438
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Increased research and development of cultural practices and species has assured success of establishment of trees and shrubs on lands disturbed by surface mining. Trickle irrigation and water harvesting techniques have increased survival of planted stock by 250 percent for some species.

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    Bjugstad, Ardell J. 1984. Establishment of trees and shrubs on lands disturbed by mining in the West. In: New forests for a changing world: proceedings of the 1983 convention of the Society of American Foresters, Portland, Oregon, October 16-20, 1983. [Bethesda, MD]: Society of American Foresters: 434-438

    Keywords

    irrigation, water harvesting, mining, shrubs, trees

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