Eradication of gorse and briars.

  • Edna Burns Bachelor of Agricultural Science
Keywords: planting waste, phordex, .


One of the most difficult problems in planting waste land, such as that covered by gorse, briars and blackthorn is the eradication of that scrub at the lowest cost. In years gone by such methods as burning and cutting were tried, but the cost per acre was high, and also these operations could not be regarded as being entirely satisfactory, because, as is commonly known, these types of scrub re-shoot after cutting...
How to Cite
Burns, E. (1955) “Eradication of gorse and briars.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 14July2024).