Proactive EBIPM

Ransom, Corey V.
Society for Range Management
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Weed prevention is the most cost-effective method of weed management. In an eco- logically based management system, lim- iting or preventing the spread of weeds is critical to maintaining desirable plant communities. Es- tablishing Weed Prevention Areas (WPAs) is a new and growing concept that represents a different approach to community level weed management, emphasizing added investment in prevention efforts. In this paper, we discuss the WPA concept and summarize a guide written to aid in adoption of WPAs. To illustrate the potential bene ts of this way of organizing weed management efforts, we present preliminary observations of the impact of a WPA established in Utah.DOI: 10.2458/azu_rangelands_v34i6_ransom
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Journal Issue/Article
Society for Range Management

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