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Influence on soil properties of prescribed burning under mature red pine.Author(s):
Source: Research Paper NC-139. 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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DescriptionPrescribed fires in mature red pine stands reduced shrub competition and the organic layer thickness. The fires reduced nutrient in the forest floor, increased them in the mineral soil, but had no effect on overstory growth.
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CitationAlban, David H. 1977. Influence on soil properties of prescribed burning under mature red pine. Research Paper NC-139. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsCorylus cornuta, red pine, forest floor, soil nutrients, understory, N, P, K, Ca, Mg.
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