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Seasonal Fluctuation in Moisture Content of Pine FoliageAuthor(s): Von J. Johnson
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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DescriptionGreen 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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CitationJohnson, 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
Keywordsliving fuels, pine crowns, forest fires
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