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Establishing big sagebrush and other shrubs from planting stock

Author(s):

Anne Halford
J. Kent McAdoo

Year:

2015

Publication type:

Miscellaneous

Primary Station(s):

Rocky Mountain Research Station

Source:

Great Basin Factsheet Series Number 8. Sage Grouse Initiative. 6 p. Online: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/category/great-basin-factsheet-series/

Description

Bareroot or container seedlings can be used to quickly re-establish big sagebrush and other native shrubs in situations where direct seeding is not feasible or unlikely to succeed. Guidelines are provided for developing a planting plan and timeline, arranging for seedling production, and installing and managing outplantings.

Citation

Shaw, Nancy L.; Halford, Anne; McAdoo, J. Kent. 2015. Establishing big sagebrush and other shrubs from planting stock. Great Basin Factsheet Series Number 8. Sage Grouse Initiative. 6 p. Online: http://www.sagegrouseinitiative.com/category/great-basin-factsheet-series/

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