Chemical control of brush: Field experiments in eradication of range brush by chemical treatment promising but more work needed
AuthorsP. S. Pattengale
M. D. Miller
Authors AffiliationsP. S. Pattengale is Farm Advisor, San Benito County; M. D. Miller, Farm Advisor, Glenn County, was Extension Specialist in Agronomy, Davis, at the time the studies reported here were conducted with the co-operation of J. J. McNamara, Reuben Albaugh, R. A. Brendler, and F. W. Dorman of the University of California Agricultural Extension Service.
Hilgardia 4(7):3-5. DOI:10.3733/ca.v004n07p3. July 1950.
The economics of chemical control of range brush revolve around the price of effective chemicals, the cost of application, and the relative value of the land after the brush has been killed and removed.
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