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Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklandsAuthor(s): Joseph J. O’Brien; Kathryn A. Mordecai; Leslie Wolcott
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionThis publication is a field guide to tactics and techniques for dealing with hazardous fuels in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. The guide covers prescribed fire, mechanical, chemical, and other means for reducing and managing wildland fuels in these systems. Also, a list of exotic plants that contribute to hazardous fuel problems is included with recommendations on their control.
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CitationO’Brien, Joseph J.; Mordecai, Kathryn A.; Wolcott, Leslie. 2010. Fire managers field guide: hazardous fuels management in subtropical pine flatwoods and tropical pine rocklands. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-123. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 55 p.
KeywordsFlorida pine forests, managing wildland fuels, prescribed fire, wildland fuels treatments
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