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Westside dust plots: Test plantings show some promise as means of reducing dust problem


Lloyd N. Brown
James L. Myler

Authors Affiliations

Lloyd N. Brown is Soils Specialist, University of California, Berkeley; James L. Myler is Specialist in Range Management, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 9(3):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n03p12. March 1955.

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Areas of bare ground—in fenced test plots of about 500 acres each in Fresno, Kings, and Kern counties—almost disappeared during two years of favorable weather.

Brown L, Myler J. 1955. Westside dust plots: Test plantings show some promise as means of reducing dust problem. Hilgardia 9(3):12-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n03p12

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