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Long-Term Studies of Prescribed Burning in Loblolly Pine Forests of the Southeastern Coastal PlainAuthor(s): Thomas A. Waldrop; David H. van Lear; F. Thomas Lloyd; William R. Harms
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-45. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionPrescribed fire provides many benefits in southern pine A study begun in 1946 provides a unique opportunity stands. to observe long-term changes in understory vegetation, soil properties, and overstory tree growth caused by repeated burning.
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CitationWaldrop, Thomas A.; van Lear, David H.; Lloyd, F. Thomas; Harms, William R. 1987. Long-Term Studies of Prescribed Burning in Loblolly Pine Forests of the Southeastern Coastal Plain. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-45. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 23 p.
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