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    Author(s): J.O. Gjertson
    Date: 1949
    Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 49, p. 1-5
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Seeding to perennial grasses is an effective method for stabilizing soil, preventing invasion by undesirable plants, and increasing forage production on ground denuded during logging. A survey in 1948 of 52 areas seeded between 1940 and 1946 found 80 percent of the seedings to be medium or better in success, and 45 percent good or very good in success. A careful check showed no evidence that these seedings decreased subsequent regeneration to ponderosa pine.

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    Gjertson, J.O. 1949. Practical guides for seeding grass on skid roads, trails, and landings, following logging on east-side forests of Washington and Oregon. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 49, p. 1-5

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