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Old 08-31-2010, 10:15 AM   #1
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Default Burning Invasive Juniper Trees Boosts Perennial Grass Recovery

Burning Invasive Juniper Trees Boosts Perennial Grass Recovery
ScienceDaily
Aug. 27, 2010

Burning invasive juniper trees boosts perennial grass recovery
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Controlling juniper trees by cutting them down and burning them where they fall keeps invasive cheatgrass at bay and allows native perennials to become re-established, according to findings by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) rangeland scientists Jon Bates and Tony Svejcar conducted a study at a site dominated by a stand of invasive western junipers to assess different management strategies after the junipers have been cut down...
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