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Establishment of Seeded Grasslands for Wildlife Habitat in the Prairie Pothole Region

List of Figures and Tables


Figure 1
Area of applicability and resource regions for grass planting guidelines described in this publication.
Figure 2
Diagram of seeded grassland plot that provides dabbling duck nest sites in close proximity to surrounding wetland complex that is used by breeding pairs, nesting hens and broods.


Table 1
Optimum seeding dates for introduced and native cool-season grasses and legumes.
Table 2
Optimum seeding dates for native warm season grasses.
Table 3
Number of pure live seeds per linear foot for 6-, 8-, or 12-inch row spacing based on optimum full seeding rates in PLS pounds per acre.
Table 4
Conversion factors to determine pounds of bulk seed needed to obtain 1 pound of pure live seed.
Table 5
Determination of seeding rate using the weight method.
Table 6
Guide to seeding rates (pounds per acre) calculated on the basis of the number of pure live seeds per square foot.
Table 7
Seeding rates based on pure live seeds (PLS) and bulk pounds per acre for tall, warm-season native grasses in areas of adaptation.
Table 8
Seeding rates based on pure live seeds (PLS) and bulk pounds per acre for mixed-grass prairie grasses on silty range site-Major Land Resource Area 55B.
Table 9
Seeding rates based on pure lioe seed (PLS) and bulk pounds per acre for introduced cool-season grasses and legume stands in all Major Land Resource Areas in the area of guidelines applicability.
Table 10
Areas of adaptation and performance standards for selected species and varieties of native grasses.

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