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    Author(s): Robert M. Loomis
    Date: 1973
    Source: Research Paper NC-94. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Presents equations and graphs for predicting fire-caused tree mortality and equations for estimating basal wound dimensions for surviving trees. The methods apply to black oak, white oak, and some other species of the oak-hickory forest type.

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    Citation

    Loomis, Robert M. 1973. Estimating fire-caused mortality and injury in oak-hickory forests. Research Paper NC-94. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    black oak, white oak, hickory, forest fire damage appraisal, forest fire effects

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