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Title: Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests
Author: Norum, Rodney A.;
Source: Research Note INT-229. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Range and Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Guidelines are offered for safe, effective fire treatments in western larch/Douglas-fir forests. Describes procedures for estimating and limiting the scorching of tree crows. Provides a method for predicting percentage of the forest floor that will be burned down to mineral soil.
Keywords: fire management, prescribed fire, fire prescriptions, understory burning, firing techniques
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Norum, Rodney A. 1977. Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests. Research Note INT-229. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Range and Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
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