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    Author(s): John F. Vallentine
    Date: 2004
    Source: In: Monsen, Stephen B.; Stevens, Richard; Shaw, Nancy L., comps. Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-136-vol-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 89-100
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Herbicides can be an effective, necessary, and environmentally sound tool for the control of weeds and brush on rangelands (Young and others 1981b). As a result, chemical control is a widely used means of removing unwanted or noxious plants from range and other pasture lands. Selective plant control by mechanical, biological, fire, or manual means should also be considered but is not always a satisfactory alternative to chemical control.

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    Vallentine, John F. 2004. Chapter 10. Herbicides for plant control. In: Monsen, Stephen B.; Stevens, Richard; Shaw, Nancy L., comps. Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-136-vol-1. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 89-100

    Keywords

    rehabilitation, revegetation, plant ecology, seed, plant communities, wildlife habitat, invasive species, equipment, plant materials, native plants

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