The Eradication of Poison-Oak at Camp Adair, Oregon
Abstract:In many parts of the western states poison-oak (Rhus diversiloba) is a hazard to the health and a deterrent to the productive work of foresters and other conservationists. This article describes the methods used and the results obtained in the practical eradication of poison-oak from about 17,000 acres of woodland and pasture type at Camp Adair, Ore. To meet the special objectives of the War Department for safeguarding the health of Army personnel at Camp Adair, a combination of hand-grubbing, bulldozer, and chemical methods was used to eradicate this poisonous plant.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Forester and Senior Pathologist, Respectively, of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, Agricultural Research Administration, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Senior and Associate Members, Respectively, S.A.F.
Publication date: February 1, 1947
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