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Survival and Growth of Northern Red Oak Seedlings Following a Prescribed BurnAuthor(s): Paul S. Johnson
Source: Research Note NC-177. 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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DescriptionMortality of northern red oak seedlings in a spring prescribed burn was related to temperature near the root collar. Most of the 42 percent of seedlings that survived the burn developed new shoots from the root collar.
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CitationJohnson, Paul S. 1974. Survival and Growth of Northern Red Oak Seedlings Following a Prescribed Burn. Research Note NC-177. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsQuercus rubra L., seedling sprouts, sprouting, fire, fire temperature, graded temperature indicators, Thermotubes.
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