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    A field guide of 45 pairs of photographs depicting ericaceous shrub, leaf litter, and logging slash fuel types of eastern oak forests and observed fire behavior of these fuel types during prescribed burning. The guide contains instructions on how to use the photo guide to choose appropriate fuel models for prescribed fire planning.

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    Citation

    Brose, Patrick H. 2009. Photo guide for estimating fuel loading and fire behavior in mixed-oak forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-45. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 104 p.

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    Keywords

    ericaceous shrubs, leaf litter, logging slash, prescribed fire, Quercus

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