Prescribed burning : vegetative change, forage production, cost, and returns on six demonstration burns in Utah.

@article{Ralphs1979PrescribedB,
  title={Prescribed burning : vegetative change, forage production, cost, and returns on six demonstration burns in Utah.},
  author={M. Ralphs and F. E. Busby},
  journal={Journal of Range Management},
  year={1979},
  volume={32},
  pages={267-270}
}
Six demonstration burns were conducted between 1974 and 1976 as part of the Utah Rangeland Development Program. Big sagebrush (Artemisiu tridentutu), the target species, was essentially eliminated on the areas that were burned. Five of the six burns were seeded, with predominately crested wheatgrass (Agropyron desertorum). Despite the severe drought only one seeding was considered a failure. Forage production increased several-fold above preburn production and is expected to continue to… Expand

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