Woody Plants for the Central and Northern Prairies

Author: Walter Thaine Bagley



Category: Nature

Page: 604

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The authors provide descriptions and sketches of most of the native and exotic plants that can be found or grown in the Great Plains. A concise paragraph is included for each species to provide information about plant size and habit, date of bloom, foliage color, site requirements, zone of adaptation, and landscape use.

North American Terrestrial Vegetation

Author: Michael G. Barbour

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Science

Page: 708

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This second edition provides extensively expanded coverage of North American vegetation from arctic tundra to tropical forests.

Effects of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Fish and Wildlife

A Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) Bibliography




Category: Agricultural conservation


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"The bibliography is a guide to recent scientific literature covering effects of agricultural conservation practices on fish and wildlife. The citations listed here provide information on how conservation programs and practices designed to improve fish and wildlife habitat, as well as those intended for other purposes (e.g., water quality improvement), affect various aquatic and terrestrial fauna"--Abstract.

Fire in North American Tallgrass Prairies

Author: Scott L. Collins

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press


Category: Social Science

Page: 175

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Based on papers presented at a 1987 symposium, "Fire in North American Grasslands," cosponsored by the Ecological Society of America and the Botanical Society of America, this book represents an important contribution to key unanswered questions concerning the role of fire in grassland ecosystems: How often did fires occur in the past? Were they primarily natural or caused by humans? At what time of year did grasslands normally burn? How should fire be used as a management tool? What constitutes a proper prescribed burning regime both with and without grazing?