Accession Number:

AD0779017

Title:

The Effects of Herbicides in South Vietnam. Part B. Working Papers: The Ecological Role of Bamboos in Relation to the Military Use of Herbicides on Forests of South Vietnam

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The principal objective of the study was to find out whether bamboos had replaced broad-leaved trees in the forests of South Vietnam SVN as a result of military defoliation, and, if so, on how large a scale. The work was primarily concerned with the Closed forest Foret dense because of the much greater amount of commercially valuable timber it contains compared to forests of other types. Secondary objectives were to investigate The soil the effect of herbicides on the spread of bamboo and the economic value of bamboo.

Subject Categories:

  • Pesticides Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE