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A guide to the response of common plants in British Columbia to management treatments

Author(s) or contact(s): K.D. Coates, S. Haeussler, and W.J. Mather
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Vegetation Management
Series: FRDA Handbook
Other details:  Published 1990. Hardcopy is available.


Successful vegetation management rests on the managers having a basic understanding of the ecological characteristics of individual plant species. In this guide, the important autecological characteristics of 35 common plants are summarized and information about how they respond to various management practices is provided.

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