Effect of Prescribed Burning on Height Growth of Longleaf Pine
Abstract:The developing silviculture of longleaf pine is being greatly influenced by the high fire resistance of this unique tree. This article reports the results of prescribed burning of young longleaf pine for disease control, a practice generally recommended by experts on the management of this species.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Silviculturist, Southern Forest Experiment Station, New Orleans, La., Senior Members, S.A.F.
Publication date: July 1, 1947
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