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Predicting success of prescribed fires in pinyon-juniper woodlands in NevadaAuthor(s): Allen D. Bruner; Donald A. Klebenow
Source: Res. Pap. INT-219. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThirty prescribed burns were attempted in pinyon-juniper woodlands from fall 1974 to fall 1976. These attempts were made out of fire season, during varied atmospheric conditions, and in several pinyon-juniper communities. An analysis of the successful burns provided us with a method for predicting burning success from windspeed, air temperature, and vegetation cover. An igniting technique is also discussed.
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CitationBruner, Allen D.; Klebenow, Donald A. 1979. Predicting success of prescribed fires in pinyon-juniper woodlands in Nevada. Res. Pap. INT-219. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p.
Keywordspinyon-juniper ecology, prescribed fire, burning technique
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