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Title: Survival and Growth of Northern Red Oak Seedlings Following a Prescribed Burn
Author: Johnson, Paul S.
Publication: Research Note NC-177. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Key Words: Quercus rubra L., seedling sprouts, sprouting, fire, fire temperature, graded temperature indicators, Thermotubes.
Abstract: Mortality of northern red oak seedlings in a spring prescribed burn was related to temperature near the root collar. Most of the 42 percent of seedlings that survived the burn developed new shoots from the root collar.
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