Fire and the Ecological History of Oak Forests in the Eastern United States

@inproceedings{AbramsFireAT,
  title={Fire and the Ecological History of Oak Forests in the Eastern United States},
  author={Marc D. Abrams}
}
Oak distribution and dominance has exhibited major changes since European settlement during the 18th and 19th centuries. Large-scale increases in oak species have occurred as a result of fire exclusion in the central tallgrass prairie and savanna regions, cutting and burning of the northern conifer and hardwood forests of New England and the Lake States… CONTINUE READING