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Evaluating the profitability of brush management and oak tree thinning for range improvement

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Kent D. Olson, University of California
Theodore E. Adams, University of California
Alfred H. Murphy

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California Agriculture 37(9):6-22.

Published September 01, 1983

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Not available – first paragraph follows: Clearing rangeland of dense brush thickets or stands of oak trees produces obvious benefits on the better soils: more and better feed for domestic and wild animals; improved water yield in the watershed; and reduced fire hazard. But there are also costs, which need to be weighed against potential returns before the decision is made to improve the land.

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Evaluating the profitability of brush management and oak tree thinning for range improvement

Kent D. Olson, Theodore E. Adams, Alfred H. Murphy
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Evaluating the profitability of brush management and oak tree thinning for range improvement

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Authors

Kent D. Olson, University of California
Theodore E. Adams, University of California
Alfred H. Murphy

Publication Information

California Agriculture 37(9):6-22.

Published September 01, 1983

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Not available – first paragraph follows: Clearing rangeland of dense brush thickets or stands of oak trees produces obvious benefits on the better soils: more and better feed for domestic and wild animals; improved water yield in the watershed; and reduced fire hazard. But there are also costs, which need to be weighed against potential returns before the decision is made to improve the land.

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