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Restoring longleaf pine wiregrass ecosystems: plant cover, diversity and biomass following low-rate hexazinone application on Florida sandhills

Author(s): D. G. Brockway, K. W. Outcalt and R. N. Wilkins

Month: Apr
Year: 1998

Journal: Forest Ecology and Management
Volume: 103
Issue: 2-3
Pages: 159-175

Article Topic(s): Herbicide,Restoration
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine

Species Referenced: Aristida beyrichiana (Beyrich threeawn),

Abstract

Hexazinone was found to effectively kill turkey oaks in a longleaf pine/wiregrass community in north central Florida. Spot application is recommended over broadcasting to protect desirable forb species. The effects of herbicide application on species composition are also reported.

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D. G. Brockway, K. W. Outcalt and R. N. Wilkins. "Restoring longleaf pine wiregrass ecosystems: plant cover, diversity and biomass following low-rate hexazinone application on Florida sandhills." Forest Ecology and Management 103.2-3 (1998): 159-175.

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ISSN: 0378-1127
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1127(97)00186-2

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