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Title: Meadows in the Sierra Nevada of California: state of knowledge

Author: Ratliff, Raymond D.;

Date: 1985

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-84. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 52 p

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: This state-of-knowledge report summarizes the best available information on maintenance, restoration, and management of meadows of the Sierra Nevada, California. Major topics discussed include how to classify meadows, meadow soils, productivity of meadows, management problems, and how to evaluate range conditions and trends. Current methods and standards are reviewed, and revised standards for evaluating conditions and trends are suggested. A primary conclusion is that proper meadow management requiresproper range management, including the watershed above meadows and control of user populations.

Keywords: meadow classification, meadow productivity, meadow management problems, meadow conditions and trends, mountain meadows, Sierra Nevada, California

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Ratliff, Raymond D. 1985. Meadows in the Sierra Nevada of California: state of knowledge. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-84. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 52 p

 


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