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INT-GTR-198: Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines
Gruell, George E.; Brown, James K.; Bushey, Charles L. 1986. Prescribed fire opportunities in grasslands invaded by Douglas-fir: state-of-the-art guidelines. General Technical Report INT-198. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Intermountain Research Station. 19 p.
Provides information on use of prescribed fire to enhance productivity of bunchgrass ranges that have been invaded by Douglas-fir. Six vegetative "situations" representative of treatment opportunities most commonly encountered in Montana are discussed. Included are fire prescription considerations and identification of the resource objective, fire objective, kind of fire needed, and fuels.
Keywords: Douglas-fir, bunchgrass, mountain big sagebrush, prescribed fire, livestock, big game
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Publish Date: April 5, 2008
Last Update: April 5, 2008
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