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Repeated Spring Prescribed Burning Reduces Abundance and Vigor of Aspen Root Suckering

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Two or more prescribed burns in the spring of the year before growth begins reduce the abundance and vigor of suckering by quaking aspen but not that of most shrubs and other hardwoods. This has important practical significance for forest and wildlife management in the Lake States.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tucson, Ariz. (Formerly with the Minnesota Conservation Service)

Publication date: January 1, 1965

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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