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Title: Fire effects in northeastern forests: aspen.

Author: Rouse, Cary;

Date: 1986

Source: General Technical Report NC-101. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Fire has been a natural component of the aspen ecosystem. Any fire in an established aspen stand will cause injury. Aspen is easily top-killed, but the roots remain viable. A fire's heat can stimulate sprout growth from these roots, aiding natural regeneration.

Keywords: fire ecology, fire management, silviculture

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Rouse, Cary 1986. Fire effects in northeastern forests: aspen. General Technical Report NC-101. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

 


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