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Picloram herbicide for killing chaparral species...a preliminary ratingAuthor(s): Lisle R. Green; Joe R. Goodin; Theordore R. Plumb
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-122. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionPicloram, in spray and pellet forms, was tested for its ability to kill chaparral species at several sites in southern California, in 1963. This herbicide proved to be as effective as brushkiller (2.4-D and 2,4, 5-T) or slightly more so. Both herbicides kilIed chamise readily at low rates, but failed to kill scrub oak. Kill of other species varied between these two extremes. Excellent kill of all species after re-treatment with picloram was obtained at one test site.
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CitationGreen, Lisle R.; Goodin, Joe R.; Plumb, Theordore R. 1966. Picloram herbicide for killing chaparral species...a preliminary rating. Res. Note PSW-RN-122. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 2 p
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