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Title: Helicopter fertilizing of Foothill Range

Author: Duncan, Don A.; Reppert, Jack N.

Date: 1966

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-108. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-108

Description: Helicopters may prove the best method of applying sulfur fertilizer on rangeland too steep for ground application, or with no nearby landing strip for fixed-wing aircraft. Helicopter fertilization of 457 acres of the San Joaquin Experimental Range in central California in 1960 and 1963 was fast and practical.

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Duncan, Don A.; Reppert, Jack N.  1966.  Helicopter fertilizing of Foothill Range.   Res. Note PSW-RN-108. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.

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