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Title: Establishment of trees and shrubs on lands disturbed by mining in the West

Author: Bjugstad, Ardell J.;

Date: 1984

Source: In: New forests for a changing world: proceedings of the 1983 convention of the Society of American Foresters, Portland, Oregon, October 16-20, 1983. [Bethesda, MD]: Society of American Foresters: 434-438

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Increased research and development of cultural practices and species has assured success of establishment of trees and shrubs on lands disturbed by surface mining. Trickle irrigation and water harvesting techniques have increased survival of planted stock by 250 percent for some species.

Keywords: irrigation, water harvesting, mining, shrubs, trees

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Bjugstad, Ardell J. 1984. Establishment of trees and shrubs on lands disturbed by mining in the West. In: New forests for a changing world: proceedings of the 1983 convention of the Society of American Foresters, Portland, Oregon, October 16-20, 1983. [Bethesda, MD]: Society of American Foresters: 434-438

 


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