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Root Studies of Important Range Plants of the Boise River Watershed

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A serious range-erosion situation has developed on the Boise River watershed in southwestern Idaho. An intensive study of this problem reveals the fact that the erosion is largely the result of the replacement of fibrous-rooted plants by those having taproots and semitaproots, and that it can be controlled effectively by reestablishing the original grass species or similar fibrous-rooted plants.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Formerly instructor, School of Forestry, University of Idaho, and collaborator, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Soil Conservation Service

Publication date: August 1, 1937

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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