Accession Number : AD0779019

Title :   The Effects of Herbicides in South Vietnam. Part B. Working Papers: The Ecological Role of the Fern ('Acrostichum aureum') in Sprayed and Unsprayed Mangrove Forests,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Drew, William B.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The specific objectives of the study were twofold: To estimate within mangrove forests the area which has been taken over by this fern following the spraying of herbicides; and to study the biological and ecological factors affecting the rate of spread of the fern.

Descriptors :   *HERBICIDES, *SOUTH VIETNAM, PLANTS(BOTANY), FORESTS, SPRAYS, DAMAGE, SWAMPS, DEFOLIANTS, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), VIABILITY, GROWTH(GENERAL).

Subject Categories : Pesticides Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE