HERBACEOUS SUCCESSION AFTER BURNING OF CUT WESTERN JUNIPER TREES

@inproceedings{Bates2009HERBACEOUSSA,
  title={HERBACEOUS SUCCESSION AFTER BURNING OF CUT WESTERN JUNIPER TREES},
  author={Jon D. Bates and Tony J. Svejcar},
  year={2009}
}
—The expansion of western juniper ( Juniperus occidentalis spp. occidentalis Hook.) in the northern Great Basin has resulted in the wide-scale conversion of sagebrush-steppe communities to juniper woodlands. Prescribed fire and mechanical cutting are the 2 main methods used to remove juniper and restore sagebrush steppe. Mechanical treatments commonly leave cut juniper on site. Disadvantages of leaving cut juniper are the increased fuel hazard and the potential for increased establishment and… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Vegetation response to western juniper slash treatments.

Environmental management • 2013
View 16 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-2 of 2 references

Nature and successional status of western juniper vegetation in Idaho

L. EDDLEMAN
Journal of Range Management • 2002
View 1 Excerpt

Plant succession following control of western juniper ( Juniperus occidentalis ) with Picloram

G. F. GIFFORD
Weed Science • 1981
View 1 Excerpt