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Fire effects in northeastern forests: aspen.

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Rouse, Cary

Year Published

1986

Publication

General Technical Report NC-101. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

Fire has been a natural component of the aspen ecosystem. Any fire in an established aspen stand will cause injury. Aspen is easily top-killed, but the roots remain viable. A fire's heat can stimulate sprout growth from these roots, aiding natural regeneration.

Keywords

fire ecology, fire management, silviculture

Citation

Rouse, Cary. 1986. Fire effects in northeastern forests: aspen. General Technical Report NC-101. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station https://doi.org/10.2737/NC-GTR-102.

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