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Scheduling prescribed burns for hazard reduction in the southeastAuthor(s): Stephen S. Sackett
Source: Journal of Forestry
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionTwelve-year studies in the southeastern Coastal Plain revealed that pine stands should be burned every three years to reduce natural fuels and thus forestall damage from possible wildfires. Rates of overstory growth were not significantly different in burned and unburned stands. Guidelines for prescribed burning of pine stands in this region are presented.
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CitationSackett, Stephen S. 1975. Scheduling prescribed burns for hazard reduction in the southeast. Journal of Forestry/March 1975. 143-147 5p.
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