The role of herbicides in protecting long-term sustainability and water quality in forest ecosystems

  • Authors: Neary, Daniel G.; Michael, Jerry L.
  • Publication Year: 1995
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: In: Acquirre-Bravo, Celedonio; Eskew, Lane; Gonzalez-Vicente, Carlos E., Villa-Sala, Avelino B.; tech. editors/compilers. Partnerships for sustainable forest ecosystem managment: Fifth Mexico/U.S. Biennial Symposium; 1994 October 17-20; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. General Technical Report RM-GTR-266. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 162-164

Abstract

The use of herbicides for controlling competing vegetation during stand establishment can be beneficial to forest ecosystem sustainability and water quality by minimizing off-site soil loss. In addition, the organic residues of forestry herbicides do not adversely impair water quality.

  • Citation: Neary, Daniel G.; Michael, Jerry L. 1995. The role of herbicides in protecting long-term sustainability and water quality in forest ecosystems. In: Acquirre-Bravo, Celedonio; Eskew, Lane; Gonzalez-Vicente, Carlos E., Villa-Sala, Avelino B.; tech. editors/compilers. Partnerships for sustainable forest ecosystem managment: Fifth Mexico/U.S. Biennial Symposium; 1994 October 17-20; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. General Technical Report RM-GTR-266. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 162-164
  • Posted Date: April 1, 1980
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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