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Title: Eradicating Understory Hardwoods By Repeated Prescribed Burning

Author: Grano, Charles X.;

Date: 1970

Source: Res. Pap. SO-56. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: In a loblolly-shorleaf pine stand contained abundant litter, one winter fire killed 94 percent of the stems of understory hardwoods up to 3.5 inches in diameter at teh base. Prolific sprouting ensued. Eleven annual summer burns eliminated sprouting on 85 percent of the rootstocks, and seven biennial summer burns eliminated sprouting on 59 percent of them.

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Grano, Charles X. 1970. Eradicating Understory Hardwoods By Repeated Prescribed Burning. Res. Pap. SO-56. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 13 p.

 


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