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Title: Progress of Heart Rot Following Fire in Bottomland Red Oaks

Author: Toole, E. Richard; Furnival, George M.;

Date: 1957

Source: Journal of Forestry 55(1):20-24

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The most important cause of cull in southern hardwood forests is heart rot that develops from wounds made by fire. This study derived means by which the forester working with bottomland red oaks can determine the amount of decay behind old fire scars and estimate the rot that can be expected from new wounds.

Keywords: Red Oaks

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Toole, E. Richard; Furnival, George M. 1957. Progress of Heart Rot Following Fire in Bottomland Red Oaks. Journal of Forestry 55(1):20-24.


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