In a plantation of Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi Grev. and Balf.), spraying with 2,4,5-T thinned some brush species (Ceanothus velutinus Dougl. in particular) while encouraging others. The change in vegetation substantially reduced populations of resident birds, both in numbers of individuals and species. Mule deer likewise were reduced in number on the sprayed area. Conversely, some small mammals, particularly chipmunks, increased.
Document Type: Journal Article
Graduate Student, Department of Forestry and Conservation, University of California, Berkeley
Publication date: August 1, 1978
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