Use of fire in land clearing: Selection and preparation of the area to be cleared by planned application and confinement of fire important
L. T. Burcham
Ralph L. Fenner
R. F. Grah
Authors AffiliationsKeith Arnold is Assistant Professor of Forestry, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley; L. T. Burcham is Forest Technician, State of California Division of Forestry, Sacramento; Ralph L. Fenner is Range Conservationist, California Forest and Range Experiment Station, U. S. Forest Service, Berkeley; R. F. Grah is Extension Forester, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 5(4):7-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n04p7. April 1951.
The second of five articles reporting the findings in investigations in the effectiveness, the safety and the cost of the use of controlled burning as a tool for land clearing. No attempt is made to provide one formula for prescribed burning in California; each fire is an individual case to be planned at site of burn.
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Raisins for turkeys: Fed at will with no harmful effects on growth and quality
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