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Title: Economics of herbicide application methods in hardwoods
Author: Miller, Gary W.;
Source: In: Vodak, Mark C., ed.; Proceedings of the conference: forestry herbicides in the northeast; 1988 March 15-16; New Brunswick, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ: New Jersey Division Society of American Foresters, Rutgers Coop. Ext., Cook College, and U.S. Forest Service: 89-99.
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Description: Forest managers can use the data presented here to determine the least-cost herbicide application method for precommercial thinning treatments in hardwood sapling stands. Herbicides used in managing immature hardwood stands must be applied ustng individual-tree methods: broadcast applications in hardwoods are not selective and may result in signtficant damage to preferred crop trees. Individual-tree herbicide application methods include variations of infection, basal spraying, and cut stump treatments after mechanical felling operations. Total costs per acre for these methods and for chain saw felling were compared for a precommercial thinning in a hardwood sapling stand.
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Miller, Gary W. 1988. Economics of herbicide application methods in hardwoods. In: Vodak, Mark C., ed.; Proceedings of the conference: forestry herbicides in the northeast; 1988 March 15-16; New Brunswick, NJ. New Brunswick, NJ: New Jersey Division Society of American Foresters, Rutgers Coop. Ext., Cook College, and U.S. Forest Service: 89-99.
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