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INT-GTR-308: A photographic utilization guide for key riparian graminoids
Kinney, John W.; Clary, Warren P. 1994. A photographic utilization guide for key riparian graminoids. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-308. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 13 p.
Photographic guides are presented to help estimate grazing utilization of important riparian grasses and grasslike plants. Graphs showing the percent of a plant's weight that has been consumed based on the percent of its height left after grazing allow utilization estimates to be refined further.
Keywords: grazing, grazing effects, grazing intensity, grasses, sedges, rushes
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A photographic utilization guide for key riparian graminoids
Publish Date: February 28, 2008
Last Update: February 28, 2008
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