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Title: Planting guidelines for marsh development and bank stabilization
Authors: Knutson, Paul L.
Keywords: Bank stabilization
Marsh Development
Marsh Plants
Planting Guidelines
Issue Date: Aug-1977
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Coastal engineering technical aid ; no. 77-3.
Description: Technical Aid
Abstract: marsh plants are effective in stabilizing eroding banks in many sheltered coastal areas. Exceptional results have been achieved in a variety of intertidal environments at a fraction of the cost required for comparable structural protection. Techniques are available for the efficient propagation of several marsh plants for use in bank stabilization. This report provides guidelines for (a) selecting plants and planting methods, (b) determining seed application rate and plant spacing, (c) determining fertilization requirements, and (d) estimating labor for planting on a project-by-project basis.
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