Re: Ovine sylviculture (sheep eating trees)
Mark Ludwig (email@example.com)
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 18:41:02 -0600
At 06:40 PM 2/24/97 +0100, you wrote:
>Mark Ludwig wrote:
> Other friends suggest that black and honey locust become
>> excessively thorny when grazed. What other ideas are out there?
>You must remember that weve planted nurseries of thornless honey locust
>with great success, think Ive grown a couple hundred of em from seed.
>whatabout the biomass willow, the one that Bear Creek is pushing, mine
>have only been in the ground for 1 year but they already look pretty
On the topic of thornless honeylocust, I'm a little dubious as to weather
their truly thornless under grazing conditions. I've herd that the thorns
develop in response to browsing, not as a generalized condition. Anyone put
those things to the test.