ROADSIDE REVEGETATION—An Integrated Approach to Establishing Native Plants



AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AMF Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, formerly called endomycorrhizae
AOSA Association of Official Seed Analysts
AOSTA Association of Seed Technologists Association
AWHC Available Water-Holding Capacity
BFM Bonded Fiber Matrix
BLM Bureau of Land Management
CCE Calcium Carbonate Equivalent
CEC Cation Exchange Capacity
CRF Control-Release Fertilizers
COTR Contracting Officer's Technical Representative
DEQ Department of Environmental Quality
DFC Desired Future Condition
DGRC Dorena Genetic Resource Center
DOT Department of Transportation
EA Environmental Analysis
EMC Ectomycorrhizal Fungi
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
ECRM Erosion Control Revegetative Mats
ET Evapotranspiration Rate
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FS U.S. Forest Service
GIS Geographic Information System
LCL Lower Confidence Limit
HWY Highway
IBDU Isobutylidene Diurea
IRVM Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management
MTDC Missoula Technology Development Center
NAPT North American Proficiency Testing
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NPDES National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Services
OM Organic Matter
OHV Off-Highway Vehicle
PAM Polyacrylamides
PIR Project Identification Report
PLS Pure Live Seed
PMS Plant Moisture Stress
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
RECP Rolled Erosion Controlled Products
RGP Root Growth Potential
ROW Right-of-Way
RQD Rock Quality Design Index
SME Saturated Media Extract
SMP Shoemaker-McLean-Pratt buffer
SRI Soil Resource Inventory
STA Seal of Testing Assurance
TAWHC Total Available Water-Holding Capacity
TEUI Terrestrial Ecological Unit Inventory
TMECC Test Methods of the Examination of Compost and Composting
TRM Turf Reinforcement Mats
TZ Tetrazolium Test
UCL Upper Confidence Limit
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USFS U.S. Forest Service
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
WFLHD Western Federal Lands Highways Division

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