Backburning as an Alternative to Traditional Pre-Commercial Thinning

  • Authors: Thomas, Lloyd F.; Waldrop, Thomas A.
  • Publication Year: 1999
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Tree Farmer: The Practical Guide to Sustainable Forestry, May/June 1999

Abstract

Two studies--at the USDA Forestry Science Laboratories in Macon, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina - suggest that the cost of pre-commercial thinning can be reduced with low-intensity prescribed burning.

  • Citation: Thomas, Lloyd F.; Waldrop, Thomas A. 1999. Backburning as an Alternative to Traditional Pre-Commercial Thinning. Tree Farmer: The Practical Guide to Sustainable Forestry, May/June 1999
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: August 22, 2006
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