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Some Forest Floor Fuelbed Characteristics of Black Oak Stands in Southeast MissouriAuthor(s): John S. Crosby; Robert M. Loomis
Source: Research Note NC-162. 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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DescriptionBlack oak forest floor fuelbeds under 20 - and 40-year-old stands in southeast Missouri averaged 6.4 and 4.2 inches in depth, respectively. Loose Litter averaged 2.0 and 2.9 tons per acre and 3.3 inces in depth. Bulk density of litter averaged 0.33 and 0.49 lb/ft3 and of total forest floor 0.89 and 1.10 lbs/ft3, respectively.
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CitationCrosby, John S.; Loomis, Robert M. 1974. Some Forest Floor Fuelbed Characteristics of Black Oak Stands in Southeast Missouri. Research Note NC-162. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest fuels, black oak, forest fire, fuel models
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