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A broadcast burn in secondgrowth clearcuttings in the north central Sierra NevadaAuthor(s): Philip M. McDonald; Harry E. Schimke
Source: Res. Note PSW-99. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
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DescriptionAt the Challenge Experimental Forest, 29 acres of slash were broadcast burned on five small clearcut plots (2 to 10 acres) at a cost of $57.00 per acre. Fuel-weight measurements showed reductions of 68 to 84 percent after the burn. Modifications to plot size, shape, and orientation could reduce this cost.
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CitationMcDonald, P.M.; Schimke, H.E. 1966. A broadcast burn in secondgrowth clearcuttings in the north central Sierra Nevada. Res. Note PSW-99. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
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