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Predicting fire scars in Ozark timber species following prescribed burningAuthor(s): Aaron P. Stevenson; Richard P. Guyette; Rose-Marie Muzika
Source: In: Hutchinson, Todd F., ed. Proceedings of the 3rd fire in eastern oak forests conference; 2008 May 20-22; Carbondale, IL. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-46. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 153.
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DescriptionA potential consequence of using prescribed fire is heat-related injury to timber trees. Scars formed following fire injuries are often associated with extensive decay in hardwoods. The ability to predict scarring caused by prescribed fire is important when multiple management goals are incorporated on a single forest site.
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CitationStevenson, Aaron P.; Guyette, Richard P.; Muzika, Rose-Marie. 2009. Predicting fire scars in Ozark timber species following prescribed burning. In: Hutchinson, Todd F., ed. Proceedings of the 3rd fire in eastern oak forests conference; 2008 May 20-22; Carbondale, IL. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-46. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 153.
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