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

Posted date: May 05, 2011
Publication Year: 
1975
Authors: Cable, Dwight R.
Publication Series: 
Research Paper (RP)
Source: Res. Pap. RM-RP-155. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 30 p.

Abstract

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.

Citation

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.