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Title: Hydromulch: a potential use for hardwood bark residue

Author: Emanual, David M.;

Date: 1976

Source: Research Note NE-226. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Hardwood bark fines and two hardwood bark fibers were compared with wood-cellulose fiber and paper fiber mulch to determine their effectiveness as hydromulches in revegetating disturbed soil. The results showed that either bark fines or bark fibers can be utilized as a hydromulch to aid in the revegetation of strip mines, highway construction sites, and similar earth-moving operations.

Keywords: mulching, hardwood bark, revegetation

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Emanual, David M. 1976. Hydromulch: a potential use for hardwood bark residue. Research Note NE-226. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

 


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