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Estimating Logging Residue Weights from Standing Slash Pine for Prescribed Burns

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The weight of logging slash per unit area must be known before the slash can be safely burned. In open stands of slash pine (Pinus elliottii) the weight of this crown material can be quickly estimated from data normally gathered in timber cruises: cordwood volume and average tree diameter.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Associate Forest Fuels Scientist, Southern Forest Fire Laboratory, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Macon, Georgia

Publication date: May 1, 1977

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  • Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Southern Journal of Applied Forestry covers an area from Virginia and Kentucky south to as far west as Oklahoma and east Texas.
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