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INT-RN-229: Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests


Norum, Rodney A. 1977. Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests. Research Note INT-229. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Range and Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.

Guidelines are offered for safe, effective fire treatments in western larch/Douglas-fir forests. Describes procedures for estimating and limiting the scorching of tree crows. Provides a method for predicting percentage of the forest floor that will be burned down t o mineral soil.

Keywords: fire management, prescribed fire, fire prescriptions, understory burning, firing techniques


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Title: INT-RN-229: Preliminary guidelines for prescribed burning under standing timber in western larch/douglas-fir forests
Publish Date: March 31, 2009
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March 31, 2009

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