Combining Fire and Chemicals For the Control of Rhododendron Thickets

  • Authors: Romancier, Robert M.
  • Publication Year: 1971
  • Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
  • Source: Res. Pap. SE-149. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

Abstract

A combination of fire and silvicides will control rosebay rhododendron growing on lands primarily valuable for timber production. The numerous sprouts that typically follow prescribed burning are readily killed by several different silvicides applied either with a basal sprayer or a mist blower.

  • Citation: Romancier, Robert M. 1971. Combining Fire and Chemicals For the Control of Rhododendron Thickets. Res. Pap. SE-149. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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