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Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns by planned application and confinement of fire to preselected wildland area a tool of many uses

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Keith Arnold, University of California College of Agriculture
L. T. Burchai, Division of Forestry
Ralph L. Fenner, Forest and Range Experiment Station
R. F. Grah, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 5(3):9-11.

Published March 01, 1951

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Abstract

The first 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 on the ground.

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Part II, “Selecting and Preparing the Area to Burn” will be published in April. Sections on “Planning and Organizing for the Fire,” “Managing the Fire-How, When, Where of Ignition,” and “Managing the Fire-Control, Patrol, and Mop-up” will be published in subsequent months.

Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns by planned application and confinement of fire to preselected wildland area a tool of many uses

Keith Arnold, L. T. Burchai, Ralph L. Fenner, R. F. Grah
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Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns by planned application and confinement of fire to preselected wildland area a tool of many uses

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
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Authors

Keith Arnold, University of California College of Agriculture
L. T. Burchai, Division of Forestry
Ralph L. Fenner, Forest and Range Experiment Station
R. F. Grah, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(3):9-11.

Published March 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The first 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 on the ground.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

Part II, “Selecting and Preparing the Area to Burn” will be published in April. Sections on “Planning and Organizing for the Fire,” “Managing the Fire-How, When, Where of Ignition,” and “Managing the Fire-Control, Patrol, and Mop-up” will be published in subsequent months.


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