Grazing Impairs Physical Properties of a Forest Soil in Central Louisiana
Abstract:Ten years of grazing during spring and summer compacted soils sufficiently to restrict water movement into and through the profile especially during intense rainstorms. Heavy grazing was more damaging than was moderate grazing.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Range Conservationist, Southern Forest Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Alexandria, La.
Publication date: April 1, 1966
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