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Research Idea Details

ID

501

Title

Develop a Set of DVD's to Support Training of State Transportation Agency Staff in Effective, Safe and Environmentally Appropriate Herbicide Applications

Focus Area

Invasive Species/Vegetation Management

Status

Archived

Cost

$250,000-499,000

Timeframe

1-2 years

Research Idea Scope

There is presently no contemporary instructional media available to state DOT's on herbicide application.  The existing media was prepared by Purdue University in the 1980's and needs updating to reflect issues such as dealing with the public, herbicide resistance and invasive species.

Urgency and Payoff

This research will improve roadside vegetation management by providing an attractive instructional tool with a consistent, on message approach to effective, safe and environmentally appropriate herbicide use across the nation.

Suggested By

John Rowen, NYSDOT, Telephone: 518-457-4469
jrowen@dot.state.ny.us

Posting Date

May 14, 2008

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AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials)
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