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    Author(s): Cary Rouse
    Date: 1988
    Source: General Technical Report NC-129. 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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    Description

    Fire and red pine are closely associated. Fires can provide red pine with the mineral soil and freedom from competition it needs to become well established. Fire can also be used to control pests, increase tree growth, enhance aesthetics, and improve wildlife habitat.

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    Citation

    Rouse, Cary 1988. Fire effects in northeastern forests: red pine. General Technical Report NC-129. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Pinus resinosa, red pine, ecology, fire management, silviculture

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