Effect of burning and brush treatments on nutrient and soil physical properties in young longleaf pine stands

@inproceedings{Boyei1994EffectOB,
  title={Effect of burning and brush treatments on nutrient and soil physical properties in young longleaf pine stands},
  author={William D. Boyei and James H. Miller},
  year={1994}
}
Over a period of 16 years, unburned longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) pole stands grew an average of 27% more volume than similar stands regularly burned. Treatments included biennial burns in winter, spring, and summer plus an unburned check, each of which was combined with three supplemental treatments, namely, initial herbicide injection of all hardwoods, repeated handclearing of all woody stems, and no treatment. All unburned and winter-burned plots were paired to study this growth… CONTINUE READING