Effect of Single Fires on the Diameter Growth of Shortleaf Pine in the Southern Appalachians
The effect of fire on tree growth has long been a subject of interest to foresters and others. Studies on the Bent Creek Experimental Forest, North Carolina, in an old-field stand of shortleaf pine and in an uneven-aged pine-oak mixture, burned respectively in 1925 and 1930, do not indicate that single fires reduced the growth on the burned areas as compared with that on adjacent unburned areas.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: In Charge Forest-Fire Research, Appalachian Forest Experiment Station, Asheville, N. C.
Publication date: 1943-08-01
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