Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Range cover after noxious weed: Desirable and undesirable grasses and forbs compete for range space cleared of Klamath weed by leaf-feeding beetles

Author

Alfred H. Murphy

Author Affiliations

Alfred H. Murphy is Superintendent of the Hopland Field Station, University of California, Hopland.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(5):4-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n05p4. May 1955.

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Abstract

On two test ranches—in southeastern Humboldt County—range grasses and forbs quickly replaced Klamath weed following biological control by beetles- Chrysolina—which feed exclusively on the weed.

Murphy A. 1955. Range cover after noxious weed: Desirable and undesirable grasses and forbs compete for range space cleared of Klamath weed by leaf-feeding beetles. Hilgardia 9(5):4-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n05p4
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