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Title: Controlled burning in the western white pine type

Author: Davis, Kenneth P.; Klehm, Karl A.;

Date: 1939

Source: Journal of Forestry. 37(5): 399-407.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Controlled burning admittedly is a highly controversial procedure, but the authors show that under certain conditions when adequate precautionary measures are taken it has a definite place in western white pine forest management. More important still, the authors describe the conditions under which it is useful, the precautionary measures that must he taken, the results that may be expected, and the cost of the operation. All foresters dealing with timber management problems will find this paper of outstanding interest and value.

Keywords: controlled burning, western white pine, management

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Davis, Kenneth P.; Klehm, Karl A. 1939. Controlled burning in the western white pine type. Journal of Forestry. 37(5): 399-407.


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