Accession Number : AD0779024

Title :   The Effects of Herbicides in South Vietnam. Part B. Working Papers: Effect of Herbicides on Soils of South Vietnam,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES-NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Zinke,Paul J.

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The purpose of the report is to document the possible changes that may occur to soil through defoliation of the vegetation growing on the soil, and to evaluate the relative seriousness of these changes. The data presented are the results of three field visits made to various areas in South Vietnam by soil investigators for the purpose of observing firsthand the effects of defoliation on soils.

Descriptors :   *Herbicides, *South Vietnam, Defoliation, Vegetation, Soils, Erosion, Damage, Tropical regions, Field tests

Subject Categories : Soil Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE