Accession Number:

ADA256597

Title:

Environmental Impact Research Program. Hydroseeders/Mulchers: Section 8. 4.7, US Army Corps of Engineers Wildlife Resources Management Manual

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

An equipment report on hydroseedersmulchers is provided as Section 8.4.7 of the US Army Corps of Engineers Wildlife Resources Management Manual. The report is designed to assist the Corps District or project biologist with the selection and use of types of equipment and materials available for habitat development and manipulation. Topics covered include description, operation and maintenance, limitations, and availability. Hydroseeders are pieces of equipment designed to apply seed, mulch, herbicides, and soil tackifiers in one operation through a water-based slurry system. Management objectives for using hydroseedersmulchers are stated, and benefits for wildlife habitat development are discussed. The design and assembly of equipment are described and illustrated, and general specifications are provided. Methods of operation are described, and maintenance and safety requirements are given. Appropriate cautions and limitations are discussed. Hydroseeders, Equipment, Revegetation, Mulchers, Applicators, Planting methods. Hydromulchers, Power mulchers.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE