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INT-GTR-233: Guide to understory burning in ponderosa pine-larch-fir forests in the Intermountain West


Kilgore, Bruce M.; Curtis, George A. 1987. Guide to understory burning in ponderosa pine-larch-fir forests in the Intermountain West. General Technical Report INT-233. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 39 p.

Summarizes the objectives, prescriptions, and techniques used in prescribed burning beneath the canopy of ponderosa pine stands, and stands of ponderosa pine mixed with western larch, Douglas-fir, and grand fir. Information was derived from 12 districts in two USDA Forest Service Regions and seven National Forests in Montana and Oregon.

Keywords: fire prescriptions, ignition techniques, fire management, prescribed fire, site preparation, fuel management, silviculture, ponderosa pine, western larch, grand fir, forest management


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Title: INT-GTR-233: Guide to understory burning in ponderosa pine-larch-fir forests in the Intermountain West
Publish Date: May 21, 2009
Last Update:
May 21, 2009

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