fire on loblolly pine (Pinus taeda ) - 1404030

fire

Host: loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.)
Descriptor: Prescribed Fire
Description: Reintroduction of fire (January 1995) 45 years after last burn (1950), by using a heading fire to remove needle drape fuel in midstory. Heading fire used under moist conditions to get flame heights up to mid-story to reduce fuels but consumption of litter layer on soil surface was minor. Needle drape fuels burn quickly and cause little scorch to overstory canopy. Flomatin, Alabama
Image location: United States

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Name: Dale Wade
Organization: Rx Fire Doctor
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Friday, August 23, 2002
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