Some Responses of Riparian Soils to Grazing Management in Northeastern Oregon
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CitationBohn, C. C., & Buckhouse, J. C. (1985). Some responses of riparian soils to grazing management in northeastern Oregon. Journal of Range Management, 38(4), 378-381.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractInfiltration, sediment production, penetrometer penetrability and bulk density were measured on control/treatment paired plots of several grazing schemes in a riparian zone of northeastern Oregon. Treatments were in effect over a period of 5 years. Rest-rotation favored the hydrologic parameters measured, while deferred rotation and season-long did little to enhance, and sometimes hindered, hydrologic expression. Late-season grazing in September demonstrated a positive hydrologic response, whereas late-season grazing in October was negative-probably due to the onset of fall rains and a change in soil moisture conditions.