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    Author(s): Thomas A. Waldrop; Scott L. Goodrick
    Date: 2012
    Source: Science Update SRS-054. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 80 p.
    Publication Series: Science Update
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    This publication is a guide for resource managers on planning and executing prescribed burns in Southern forests and grasslands. It includes explanations of reasons for prescribed burning, environmental effects, weather, and techniques as well as general information on prescribed burning.

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    Waldrop, Thomas A.; Goodrick, Scott L. 2012.(Slightly revised 2018). Introduction to prescribed fires in Southern ecosystems.Science Update SRS-054.Asheville, NC: U.S.Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.80 p.

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