Information is provided on vegetation control, the preparation of a vegetation control program and the execution of such a program. Commonly used terminology is explained. The principal advantages and disadvantages of controlled burning, mechanical control, and chemical control are discussed and the degrees of control attainable are described. The determining of the scope of work and the scheduling of work are other aspects covered. The selection of herbicides in chemical control, and the selection of equipment in burning, mechanical and chemical control are discussed. In a discussion of the execution of a control program, consideration is given to importance of progress reports, the techniques of chemical control and the precautions that must be taken.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Railway Engineering Association

    59 East Van Buren Street
    Chicago, IL  United States  60605
  • Publication Date: 1974-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 526-537
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 75
    • Issue Number: 646
    • Publisher: American Railway Engineering Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260040
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 5 1974 12:00AM