Germination and Longevity of Velvet Mesquite Seed in Soil.

  title={Germination and Longevity of Velvet Mesquite Seed in Soil.},
  author={Fred Harold Tschirley and Scott C. Martin},
resulted in invasion by o t h e r grasses if seed source was readily available. The crested wheatgrass in the “community” pasture produced the lowest herbage yield, the least g r o u n d cover and left the soil most susceptible to erosion. The blue grama seeded in these plantings made a very poor showing. Surviving plants had very poor vigor and many of the clumps were half dead. Blue grama is a natural constituent of the range in this area and its performance in the seedings was much poorer… CONTINUE READING

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