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RMRS-GTR-136: Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 3

Monsen, Stephen B.; Stevens, Richard; Shaw, Nancy L., comps. 2004. Restoring western ranges and wildlands. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-136-vol-3. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Pages 699­884 plus appendices and index.

This work, in three volumes, provides background on philosophy, processes, plant materials selection, site preparation, and seed and seeding equipment for revegetating disturbed rangelands, emphasizing use of native species. The 29 chapters include guidelines for planning, conducting, and managing, and contain a compilation of rangeland revegetation research conducted over the last several decades to aid practitioners in reestablishing healthy communities and curbing the spread of invasive species.

Keywords: rehabilitation, revegetation, plant ecology, seed, plant communities, wildlife habitat, invasive species, equipment, plant materials, native plants

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Chapter 24. Seed collection, cleaning, and storage
Kent R. Jorgensen and Richard Stevens
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Chapter 25. Shrub and forb seed production
Gordon A. Van Epps and Richard Stevens
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Chapter 26. Seed germination
Kent R. Jorgensen and G. Richard Wilson
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Chapter 27. Seed testing requirements and regulatory laws
Richard Stevens and Kent R. Jorgensen
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Chapter 28. Establishing plants by transplanting and interseeding
Richard Stevens
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Chapter 29. Production and use of planting stock
Nancy L. Shaw
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Appendix 1. Scientific/Common Names
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Appendix 2. Common/Scientific Names
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Go to: Chapters 1-17 (Vol. 1) | Chapters 18-23 (vol. 2) | Chapters 24-29 plus appendices and index (vol. 3)

Title: RMRS-GTR-136: Restoring western ranges and wildlands, vol. 3
Electronic Publish Date: September 20, 2004
Last Update:
February 11, 2009

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