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Title: Slash disposal in oak-pine stands of southern New Jersey
Author: Little, S.; Somes, H. A.;
Source: Station Paper NE-31. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Description: Slash left from cutting operations in forest stands may have several important economic effects. It may kill established reproduction or provide unfavorable conditions for the establishment of new seedlings, thus preventing the restocking of the area with a desirable crop of timber. Slash may also create a serious fire hazard, providing fuel for intense fires that are difficult to control. Moreover, slash may impede fire fighting and double or triple the cost of suppression.
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Little, S.; Somes, H. A. 1949. Slash disposal in oak-pine stands of southern New Jersey. Station Paper NE-31. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 12 p.
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