30 Years of Vegetal Change following Burning of Sagebrush-Grass Range

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Author: 
Harniss, Roy O.
Murray, Robert B.
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Journal of Range Management
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1973
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A sagebrush-grass range was burned according to plan in 1936. Long-term results show that sagebrush yields have increased while most other important shrub, grass, and forb yields have decreased. Evaluation by subspecies of sagebrush was helpful in interpreting sagebrush behavior. The return of sagebrush shows the need for planning sagebrush control on a continuing basis for maximum forage qualities.
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University of Arizona

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