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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Development of a Decision-support System for the Ecologically-based Management of Cheatgrass- and Medusahead-infested Rangeland

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

Title: USDA Area-Wide Project for Annual Grasses: Outcomes and Impacts

Authors
item Smith, Brenda
item Sheley, Roger

Submitted to: Agricultural Research Service Publication
Publication Type: Government Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: August 30, 2013
Publication Date: September 11, 2013
Citation: Smith, B.S., Sheley, R.L. 2013. USDA area-wide project for annual grasses: outcomes and impacts. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 33p.

Interpretive Summary: This document provides a record of the research, outreach, education and technology transfer that was completed as part of the area-wide project for invasive annual grasses from 2007-2012. The overall goal of the project was to catalyze a holistic integrated management program for invasive annual grasses that are threatening the region’s natural resource base. The first portion of this document gives a general description of the project and it’s overall impacts and outcomes. The appendix contains a comprehensive record of the scientific outcomes from the research and outreach conducted as a part of this project. More information about the EBIPM program and the Areawide project can be obtained from the program participants named in the appendix, or by visiting the website at www.ebipm.org.

Technical Abstract: This document provides a record of the research, outreach, education and technology transfer that was completed as part of the area-wide project for invasive annual grasses from 2007-2012. The overall goal of the project was to catalyze a holistic integrated management program for invasive annual grasses that are threatening the region’s natural resource base. The first portion of this document gives a general description of the project and it’s overall impacts and outcomes. The appendix contains a comprehensive record of the scientific outcomes from the research and outreach conducted as a part of this project. More information about the EBIPM program and the Areawide project can be obtained from the program participants named in the appendix, or by visiting the website at www.ebipm.org.

Last Modified: 11/25/2014
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