TITLE

Fire is natural and economical management tool

AUTHOR(S)
Fears, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;Mar2011, Vol. 136 Issue 3, pBP6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the use of prescribed burning for economical weed control and range improvement in the U.S. It cites the management plans for weed control which include prescribed burning in combination with mechanical brush clearing and prescribed grazing. C. Wayne Hanselka, a retired range specialist from Texas AgriLife Extension Service, notes the conditions and manner developed by prescribed burning guidelines to accomplish its specific management and ecological objectives. INSET: Fire is part of nature's weed control toolbox.
ACCESSION #
59917679

 

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