HANDBOOK FOR THE SELECTION OF SOME ADAPTABLE PLANT SPECIES FOR MASSACHUSETTS ROADSIDES

THIS HANDBOOK, PREPARED TO GUIDE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RESULTS FROM A 5-YEAR ROADSIDE DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH PROGRAM, WILL BE OF VALUE TO HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL, CONTRACTORS, CONSULTANTS, AND SOIL CONSERVATIONISTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN ESTABLISHING ADAPTABLE PLANT SPECIES FOR EROSION CONTROL, FOR VEGETATION OF PROBLEM SITES, AND FOR AESTHETIC VALUE. A THREE PAGE FOLDOUT PRESENTS A PLANT SELECTION CHART BASED ON SITE ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND PLANT CHARACTERISTICS. A LIST OF PLANTS ADAPTABLE TO HIGHWAY ROADBANKS IN MASSACHUSETTS, A DISCUSSION OF ESTABLISHMENT TECHNIQUES FOR WOODY VEGETATION AND HERBACEOUS LEGUMES, AN INDEX OF COMMON NAMES, AN A BRIEF GLOSSARY OF TERMS ARE INCLUDED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rept 24-R5-2656
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, French Hall
    Amherst, MA  United States  01003
  • Authors:
    • Zak, J M
  • Publication Date: 1972-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 44 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00205273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM