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Research Project: Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.

Location: Forage and Range Research

Title: Should ranchers value sagebrush? Why we need sagebrush

Author
item BURRITT, BETH - Utah State University
item Monaco, Thomas
item THACKER, ERIC - Utah State University

Submitted to: Technical Report
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/5/2014
Publication Date: 5/5/2014
Citation: Burritt, B., Monaco, T.A., Thacker, E. 2014. Should ranchers value sagebrush? Why we need sagebrush. Technical Report.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Sagebrush is an important native species that has potential benefits to ranchers who desire multiple services from their lands. Here, we outline how sagebrush benefits other range plants, improves forage and habitat for wildlife, and can be valuable for winter livestock grazing and revegetation.