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Proceedings
Author(s):Craig, Robert M.; Smith, Donald C.
Author Affiliation:Craig: State Resource Conservationist; Smith: Plant Materials Specialist, U.S.D.A., Soil Conservation Service, Gainesville, FL
Title:Vegetation in areas stripmined for limestone
Section:Crops section
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Meeting Info.:Gainesville, Florida: September 12-14, 1978
Source:Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida: Proceedings. Vol. 38, 1979, p. 8-12.
# of Pages:5
Publishing Information:Hollywood, Florida: Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Land reclamation; Mine soils; Paspalum notatum; Cynodon dactylon; Indigofera hirsuta; Melilotus albus; Reclamation
Abstract/Contents:"Ninety-four plant species were identified from a study of 31 areas stripmined for limestome. Twenty-two of these plants have features that make them useful for vegetating stripmined areas. Plant succession was determined for north and south Florida and a revegetating program proposed utilizing the plants identified as contributing to ground cover and erosion control. Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Fluegge), common bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon L. Pers), hairy indigo (Indigofera hirsuta L.), and sweet clover (Melilotus alba Desr.) are suggested for the initial establishment period. Live oak (Quercus virginiana Mill), slash pine Pinus elliottii Engelm), and wax myrtle (Myrica cerifea L.) can generally be established after the spoil is five years old."
Language:English
References:7
Note:Tables
Geographic Terms:Florida
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Craig, R. M., and D. C. Smith. 1979. Vegetation in areas stripmined for limestone. p. 8-12. In Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida: Proceedings. Gainesville, Florida: September 12-14, 1978. Hollywood, Florida: Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida.
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