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Title Brush management : past, present, future / edited by Wayne T. Hamilton [and others]
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (282 pages) : illustrations
Series Texas A & M University agriculture series ; no. 7
Texas A & M University agriculture series ; no. 7
Contents Introduction: rangeland woody plant and weed management--past, present, and future / Wayne T. Hamilton and Darrell N. Ueckert -- Mechanical practices prior to 1975 / Wayne T. Hamilton and C. Wayne Hanselka -- Current state of the art / Harold Wiedemann -- The future of mechanical treatments for brush management: what is next? / Rory Burroughs, Mike Gibbs, Robert K. Lyons, and Colin McGahey -- Chemical weed and brush control: where we have been / Rodney W. Bovey -- A paradigm shift -- Rob Mitchell, Steve Whisenant, and Ron Sosebee -- Future of rangeland chemical week and brush control: a Texas range scientist's viewpoint / Allan McGinty -- Timing: the key to successful brush management with herbicides / Ronald E. Sosebee -- A historical perspective / Darrell N. Ueckert -- Current state of the art / C. Jack DeLoach and Phil A. Lewis -- The future of biological management of weeds on rangelands: an entomologist's viewpoint / David C. Thompson and Kevin T. Gardner -- Biological management of noxious brush: a range scientist's viewpoint / Charles A. Taylor, Jr. -- Fire ecology and the progression of prescribed burning for brush management / C.J. Scifres -- Prescribed burning: current policies, regulations, and information sources / D. Lynn Drawe and Allen Rasmussen -- Effective application of prescribed burning / B. Keith Blair, Jeffrey C. Sparks, and Joe Franklin -- What's next: the future of fire as a tool for managing brush / R. James Ansley and Charles A. Taylor -- Economic and financial considerations / J. Richard Conner -- Runoff from rangelands: the role of shrubs / Bradford P. Wilcox -- Integrating wildlife concerns into brush management / Dale Rollins and Ken Cearley -- Conclusion: developing and implementing brush management strategies / Darrell N. Ueckert and Wayne T. Hamilton
Summary From the futile attempts at eradication to the successes of integrated brush management, practitioners examine mechanical, biological, chemical, and fire-related methods from three perspectives--the past, the present or "state-of-the-art," and the future
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print version record
Subject Brush -- Control -- Texas
Prescribed burning -- Texas.
Range management -- Texas.
Rangelands -- Weed control -- Texas.
Form Electronic book
Author Hamilton, W. T. (Wayne T.), 1933-
ISBN 1603446281 (electronic bk.)
9781603446280 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)