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Choosing suitable times for prescribed burning in southern New JerseyAuthor(s): S. Little; H. A. Somes; J. P. Allen
Source: Station Paper NE-51. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionPrescribed burning is useful in managing pine-oak forests in the Pine Region of southern New Jersey. It favors reproduction of pine by preparing suitable seed beds; it checks the development of hardwood reproduction; and it protects against wild fires by reducing the amount of fuel on the forest floor.
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CitationLittle, S.; Somes, H. A.; Allen, J. P. 1952. Choosing suitable times for prescribed burning in southern New Jersey. Station Paper NE-51. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
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