Effects of Fire on Southern Pine: Observations and Recommendations

  • Authors: Wade, Dale D.; Johansen, R.W.
  • Publication Year: 1986
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-41. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
  • DOI: 10.2737/SE-GTR-41

Abstract

Systematically discusses fire damage as it relates to all parts of the tree: available literature is critiqued, apparent contradictions resolved, and some commonly held misconceptions dispelled. Suggestions for avoiding fire damage during prescribed burns are given.

  • Citation: Wade, Dale D.; Johansen, R.W. 1986. Effects of Fire on Southern Pine: Observations and Recommendations. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-41. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
  • Keywords: Fire damage, fire injury, crown scorch, fire mortality, bark char
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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