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Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.)


Justin G Smith, and James O Klemmedson, Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.): .


Cheatgrass brome, also known as "downy chess", "downy brome", "broncograss", "Mormon oats" and "Junegrass", is an annual grass that has become widely established on western ranges since its introduction from Europe. It presents complex problems which for years have complicated the management of the ranges it inhabits. In 1959 a cooperative research program on the management of cheatgrass ranges was started in southern Idaho by the Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station and the Bureau of Land Management. The beginning of these studies was necessarily preceded by a careful review and analysis of the literature on cheatgrass. This paper reviews that literature about this important western range plant. The Literature Cited section [...]


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