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Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns must be planned and organized to obtain effectiveness, safety and low cost

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

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California Agriculture 5(5):11-12.

Published May 01, 1951

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The third 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 IV, “Managing the Fire-How, When, Where of Ignition,” will be published in June. The fifth and last section will be published in July.

Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns must be planned and organized to obtain effectiveness, safety and low cost

Keith Arnold, L. T. Burcham, Ralph L. Fenner, R. F. Grah
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Use of fire in land clearing: Controlled burns must be planned and organized to obtain effectiveness, safety and low cost

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Authors

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

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(5):11-12.

Published May 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The third 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 IV, “Managing the Fire-How, When, Where of Ignition,” will be published in June. The fifth and last section will be published in July.


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