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INT-GTR-163: Managing lntermountain rangelands - salt-desert shrub ranges
Blaisdell, James P.; Holmgren, Ralph C. 1984. Managing lntermountain rangelands - salt-desert shrub ranges. General Technical Report INT-GTR-163. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, lntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 52 p.
This guide for range managers and users is a distillation of the most important research findings over the past 50 years. The research provides a strong scientific basis for planning and decisionmaking in the management of the saltdesert shrub rangelands of the Great Basin and lntermountain areas, which cover some 40 million acres. Much of the research took place in the USDA Forest Service's Desert Experimental Range in southwestern Utah.
Keywords: salt-desert shrub rangelands, range management, Desert Experimental Range, vegetation, grazing, multiple use, Great Basin, sheep grazing, cold deserts
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Managing lntermountain rangelands - salt-desert shrub ranges
Publish Date: March 19, 2010
Last Update: March 19, 2010
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