Spring flow affected by brush: Removal of nearby deep-rooted plants improved water flow of springs in studies in foothills of Madera and Lake counties
AuthorsH. H. Biswell
A. M. Schultz
Authors AffiliationsH. H. Biswell is Professor of Forestry, University of California, Berkeley; A. M. Schultz is Specialist in Forestry, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 11(10):3-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n10p3. October 1957.
Conversion of large acreages of California brushland to grassland—to increase forage for livestock and game—has resulted, in many cases, in an increase in spring and stream flow.
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