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Some Effects of Sheep Grazing on Longleaf Pine

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The open range in southern Mississippi tends to be an unfavorable environment for longleaf pine seedlings. One reason is the presence of the piney woods sheep--a nondescript offshoot of the Spanish Merino, introduced to this country some 375 years ago.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Forester, Crossett Branch, Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, La.

Publication date: April 1, 1951

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