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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1458-1

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Image Number D1458-1

At a test site in Bedell Flat, north of Reno, Nevada, geneticist Michael Ashley (left) and ecologist William Longland count early emergence of cheatgrass seedlings to determine whether a high-density year is ahead for cheatgrass. High-density years pose the greatest danger of catastrophic range fires.

 

Photo by Michael Ashley.


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Last Modified: 11/24/2009
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