Ecology of saltcedar—A plea for research

@article{Everitt1980EcologyOS,
  title={Ecology of saltcedar—A plea for research},
  author={B. Everitt},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
  year={1980},
  volume={3},
  pages={77-84}
}
  • B. Everitt
  • Published 1980
  • Geology
  • Environmental Geology
Because of the interdiscriplinary requirements of studies of river-floodplain systems, development of this field in the United States has been slow, and much information needed for watershed and river-basin planning is not available. This is particularly true in the southwestern United States, where study has been further complicated within the last 50 years by the introduction and spread of saltcedar (Tamarix chinensis)which has occurred simultaneously with other independently generated… Expand
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