Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Hidden fire losses: Uncontrolled fires costly to soils, plant cover, water and timber supplies

Author

Woodbridge Metcalf

Author Affiliations

Woodbridge Metcalf is Associate Professor of Forestry and Extension Forester, Agricultural Extension Service, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 2(10):3-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p3. October 1948.

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Abstract

Long time studies indicate that uncontrolled brush and forest fires profoundly affect soils, plant cover and water, as well as destroying man made structures and interfering with management plans for farms, forests and industries.

Metcalf W. 1948. Hidden fire losses: Uncontrolled fires costly to soils, plant cover, water and timber supplies. Hilgardia 2(10):3-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n10p3
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