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Hillside clearing and revegetation of Fire Hazard Areas

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Cyrus M. McKell, University of California
Vernon Stoutemyer
Lyle Pyeatt
Chester Perry
J. R. Goodin

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California Agriculture 20(12):8-8.

Published December 01, 1966

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This summary of four years work at the Hillside Management Project on the Los Angeles campus of the University of California details steps in brushland conversion capable of greatly reducing fuhazards on steep chaparral lands in residential areas. Grasses, ground covers and fire-resistant shrubs for replanting to provide erosion control and beautification are also considered.

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Assistance in conducting these experiments was received from Don Fischer, Superintendent of Cultivations, Department of Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture, UCLA, and Stanley Spaulding, Laboratory Technician IV, Department of Agronomy, UCR. Advice was also obtained from members of the University of California “Committee on Plantings for Fire Hazard Areas.”

Hillside clearing and revegetation of Fire Hazard Areas

Cyrus M. McKell, Vernon Stoutemyer, Lyle Pyeatt, Chester Perry, J. R. Goodin
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Hillside clearing and revegetation of Fire Hazard Areas

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Cyrus M. McKell, University of California
Vernon Stoutemyer
Lyle Pyeatt
Chester Perry
J. R. Goodin

Publication Information

California Agriculture 20(12):8-8.

Published December 01, 1966

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

This summary of four years work at the Hillside Management Project on the Los Angeles campus of the University of California details steps in brushland conversion capable of greatly reducing fuhazards on steep chaparral lands in residential areas. Grasses, ground covers and fire-resistant shrubs for replanting to provide erosion control and beautification are also considered.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Assistance in conducting these experiments was received from Don Fischer, Superintendent of Cultivations, Department of Ornamental Horticulture and Floriculture, UCLA, and Stanley Spaulding, Laboratory Technician IV, Department of Agronomy, UCR. Advice was also obtained from members of the University of California “Committee on Plantings for Fire Hazard Areas.”


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