|Michael Ralphs, Rangeland Scientist|
Poisonous Plant Research Lab 1150 E 1400 N
N Logan, UT 84341
Developed herbicide control recommendations for larkspur, locoweed, and
Developed management recommendations to reduce risk of locoweed poisoning.
Developed biological tools to reduce risk of poisoning:
Larkspur mired to deter grazing of larkspur
Sheep grazing larkspur before cattle
Conditioned food aversion
Seed cool-season grasses to prevent reinvasion of loco and snakeweed and
provide alternative feed.
Described snakeweed seedling ecology that drives its population outbreaks.