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Soil and Nutrient Loss Following Site Preparation BurningAuthor(s): J.P. Field; E.A. Carter
Source: Written for Presentation at the 2000 ASAE Aunual International Meeting, Paper No. 005017
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionSediment loss and nutrient cpncentrations in runoff were evaluated to determine the effects of site preparation burning on a recently harvested loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) site in east Texas. Sediment and nutrient losses prior to treatment were approximately the same from control plots and pretreatment burn plots. Nutrient analysis of runoff samples indicated that the prescribed burn caused increased losses of N, P, K, Ca, and Mg from treatment plots. Preliminary results indicate a significant increase in sediment concentration and sediment loss following the prescribed burning application. The data indicate a gradual decline in sediment loss and nutrient concentration over time corn treatment plots with respect to control plots. Sediment loss following treatment was within the range of sediment loss for an undisturbed forest in the south.
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CitationField, J.P.; Carter, E.A. 2000. Soil and Nutrient Loss Following Site Preparation Burning. Written for Presentation at the 2000 ASAE Aunual International Meeting, Paper No. 005017
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