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Fire effects in northeastern forests: oak.Author(s): Cary Rouse
Source: General Technical Report NC-105. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEffects of fire on the oak timber type are reviewed. Many oak stands of today originated under severe fire regimes. Fire can ill or injure oak trees. Factors determining direct injury or mortality from fire include: season of year; bark characteristics; size, vigor and form of tree; fire characteristics and stocking level.
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CitationRouse, Cary. 1986. Fire effects in northeastern forests: oak. General Technical Report NC-105. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfire ecology, fire management, silviculture, oak
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