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RM-RP-155: Range management in the chaparral type and its ecological basis: The status of our knowledge


Cable, Dwight R. 1975. Range management in the chaparral type and its ecological basis: The status of our knowledge. Res. Pap. RM-RP-155. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 30 p.

Chaparral in Arizona is used far below its potential. Conversions to grass can greatly increase water and grass production, and improve wildlife habitat. Management options include conversion to grass, maintaining shrubs in a sprout stage, changing shrub composition, reseeding, and using goats to harvest shrub forage.

Keywords: chaparral, range management


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Title: RM-RP-155: Range management in the chaparral type and its ecological basis: The status of our knowledge
Electronic Publish Date: May 5, 2011
Last Update:
May 5, 2011

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