SELECTION OF WOODY PLANTS TO BE USED FOR HIGHWAY LANDSCAPING AND EROSION CONTROL

THE TYPES OF WOODY PLANTS BEST ADAPTED TO EROSION CONTROL AND LANDSCAPING HAVE BEEN DETERMINED. AN INDEX OF EXISTING PLANTS ON ARKANSAS HIGHWAY RIGHTS-OF-WAY WAS COMPILED. NATIVE PLANTS WHICH MAY BE USED EFFECTIVELY HAVE BEEN DETERMINED. A GUIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE PRACTICES HAS BEEN DEVELOPED ACCORDING TO THE VARIOUS GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS AND SOIL TYPES IN THE STATE. DIFFERENT METHODS OF PROPAGATION WERE STUDIED. PLANT ARRANGEMENTS WERE DESIGNED FOR CHECKING EROSION, SCREENS, BEAUTIFICATION, AND OTHER SAFETY FACTORS. A GUIDE FOR CARE AND TRANSPLANTING OF PLANT MATERIAL HAS BEEN INCLUDED AS AN APPENDIX TO THE REPORT. /FHWA/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract No HRP-22
  • Corporate Authors:

    Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

    Division of Plant Sciences
    Jonesboro, AR  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Tennille, A W
    • Langlois, A J
  • Publication Date: 1971-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 40 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00204650
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Arkansas State Highway Department
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1973 12:00AM