Skip to Main Content
Prescribed Winter Burns Can Reduce the Growth of Nine-Year-Old Loblolly PinesAuthor(s): Michael D. Cain
Source: Res. Note SO-312. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
View PDF (96 KB)
DescriptionPrescribed winter burning was done in a precommercially thinned, 9-year-old, natural stand of loblolly and shortleaf pines (Pinus taeda L. and P. echinata Mill.). Growth and survival of 174 loblolly pines were monitored one growing season after this burning. Mortality was highest for pines with less than 2 inches groundline diameter or pines that were less than 8 feet tall. Diameter and height growth during the year after burning showed statistically significant, negative correlations with increasing crown scorch.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationCain, Michael D. 1985. Prescribed Winter Burns Can Reduce the Growth of Nine-Year-Old Loblolly Pines. Res. Note SO-312. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsCrown scorch, fire intensity, Pinus taeda L.
- The Influence of Woody and Herbaceous Competition on Early Growth of Naturally Regenerated Loblolly and Shortleaf Pines
- Woody and herbaceous competition effects on stand dynamics and growth of 13-year-old natural, precommercially thinned loblolly and shortleaf pines
- The establishment of shortleaf pine following repeated prescribed burns at Catoosa WMA
XML: View XML