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    Author(s): Von J. Johnson
    Date: 1966
    Source: Research Note NC-11. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Green or living fuels, particularly pine crowns, are commonly consumed by forest fires burning hot, windy weather. In some cases the pine crown fire has been known to burn ahead of surface-burning fire for some distance before dropping to the ground.

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    Citation

    Johnson, Von J. 1966. Seasonal Fluctuation in Moisture Content of Pine Foliage. Research Note NC-11. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    living fuels, pine crowns, forest fires

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