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Title: Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands

Author: O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie;

Date: 2010

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: This publication is a field guide to tactics and techniques for dealing with hazardous fuels in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. The guide covers prescribed fire, mechanical, chemical, and other means for reducing and managing wildland fuels in these systems. Also, a list of exotic plants that contribute to hazardous fuel problems is included with recommendations on their control.

Keywords: Florida pine forests, managing wildland fuels, prescribed fire, wildland fuels treatments

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O’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie 2010. Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.

 


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