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Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forestsAuthor(s): Rodney A. Norum
Source: Research Note INT-229. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Range and Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionGuidelines are offered for safe, effective fire treatments in western larch/Douglas-fir forests. Describes procedures for estimating and limiting the scorching of tree crows. Provides a method for predicting percentage of the forest floor that will be burned down to mineral soil.
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CitationNorum, Rodney A. 1977. Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests. Research Note INT-229. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Range and Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
Keywordsfire management, prescribed fire, fire prescriptions, understory burning, firing techniques
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