English Ivy (Hedera spp., Araliaceae) Response to Goat Browsing

  title={English Ivy (Hedera spp., Araliaceae) Response to Goat Browsing},
  author={C. S. Ingham and M. Borman},
  • C. S. Ingham, M. Borman
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • Abstract English ivy is an exotic liana that invades forests by forming dense monocultures on forest floors and by climbing trees. In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of high-intensity–short-duration goat browsing to control English ivy in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Species composition and percent cover were determined in August 2006 before the first browsing treatment and before and after treatments in 2006 and 2007. A final assessment was made in July 2008. Browsing effects… CONTINUE READING
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