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Chemical brush control on central Oregon ponderosa pine lands.Author(s): Walter G. Dahms
Source: PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 109, p. 1-5
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionPractical brush control appears to be within sight for some of the problem areas in central Oregon as a result of experiments conducted on the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest and Deschutes National Forest. Small-plot trials to determine which chemicals will kill manzanita (Arctostaphylos parryana var. pinetorum (Rollins) Wiesl. & Schrieb.) and snowbrush (Ceanothus velutinus Doug.), and at what season, were made in 1953 using a hand sprayer. In 1954, the hand-sprayer tests were continued with a few of the more promising chemicals,and aerial application was tried on a pilot-plant scale.
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CitationDahms, Walter G. 1955. Chemical brush control on central Oregon ponderosa pine lands. PNW Old Series Research Notes No. 109, p. 1-5
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